Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00358
 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 30, 1895
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00358
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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8. Power., PubUlherand,Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER, 30, 1 8 9 5. Whole Xo. 1300 Vol.VII.NEW SERJES'No. 48

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

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


75 varieties of Roses al field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,etc.
is describes varieties of fruits and ornamentals offered
Which free
sent upon application over 300
FLORIDA, lower South including
It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Ground's.Write .
,Satsuma on Trifoliata---Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. ; for Catalogue and any information wanted, '
: _Macclenny, Flat.


Send in your orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses.We .

GRAFTED PECANS. can furnish!' 75,000 Eye buds for dormant and next spring budding. Orders booked now for
delivery in October and November. irst-class buds and'true to nan e. Standard varieties as follows -
'GET WHAT YOU WANT. :- M.jorca, Jaffa, Ruby Bl od Hart's Late. Parson Brown, Tangerine,. Homo sasl8. Mediterranean
THE ONLY WAY TO ; Sweet Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to any past of the State for
Celestial".Figs, 60 cents per IPO;$5.00 per ooo.. jo.ooo budded Orange: Trees:2 to 4 feet high budded on sour and
.Headquarters, for Pear Trees.- Satsuma Oranges ; trif Bata stocks,from i to.i%in.at the ground. Buds inserted in the stump at the ground(not in
One Year Trees now full of Fruit. .'''Everbearing. Mulberries for the 1'lusand the roots)and cm be protected by banking this!' winter. -
Peach, Pear, Plum, Persimmon,Loquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara
-- Chickens EI6 rtti"J"eacli'Tfees by the Thousand. Grape Vines.
Send for Interesting Catalogue. ROSES. .-
THE OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES, Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty.
Our roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For lull particulars send for descriptive
J.' H. GireARJOBJAlJ, Prop.: catalogue and price list. Address,

Interlachen, Fla.


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: o We have 'an Unusually Large and Fine Stock of Hardy Palms,: Cherries cannot" be raised in Florida, but

'J /,' Shrubbery, Trees, Vines and all Manner of Plants :
....4,"aVO., .'..., for House, Lawn or Orchard. ; ORJUSTGcE'S CHERRY PLUM

Fruit Trees,Economic Plants, Ferns, Orchids, Bamboos Cac.u<., Etc., for every situation and
, for every climate. Plants sent safely to all.parts of the World. We pack by mail-and pay postage cooked in any form or.' made into pies, tarts, jellies, jam, sweet pickle, preserves,
i 'at Catalogue Send for large rates,catalogue orscud large illustrated plants and by priced.xpress or freight. etc., are fully equal or superior to the best cherries of the North. The tree is an

REASONER BROS., ,Oneco, Fla. enormous bearer, ripening its fruit for six or eight weeks in July or August.

'GENUINE "It Is a puzzle to everybody. Half plum and half cherry In quality and appearance. You hare a rca
treasure "-Farmer and Fruit' Grower. .
: 'Our stock,of this popular variety iS' 10W ready for delivery. Bewareofspurious "The Cherry! Plum is a valuable acqulslt'on to our list of fruits "Florida Agriculturist.
"Cooked it ID. equal,we belIeve' superior,to the Early Richmond the most valuable of all cherries'for
)talian'and California stock sold by northern houses at $2 to$2.50 per pound. culinary purposes.. The sauce Is very rich in coloring and flavor,a richer color and richer flavor than that
of the cherry and free from the strong acidity of the plum,and leaves nothing to be desired in the cherry

OUR SEED ,ARE GENUINE.Both line."-Halifax Journal. ,,'>"',\,

Varieties White and Red, Packet 5 cents; i oz, 15 cents; 1 oz. 23 cents; About 200 fine budded trees, 4 to 5 feet, well branched, 65 cents each;'$6'pr'dz.WVT. .
1 Ib. $3.00 paid.
} lb. 85 cents: post

H.' G. HASTINGS .& CO., S n>i3E>e :]viE53v.v 3Lr. ORANGE Manvllle.,'Fla.

.. Interiaphen, Florida. ..
Catalogue free on application. THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare

offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96,including a limited supply of


Oriental Pear Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat,Strawberry Also Grape Fruit. T rdiff-. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie Tangerine and
'Plant .'tGrape Vines, etc. .Rare Conlfcrae, Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camelias, 50.000 Palms common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon Grown to stakes. All. on Sour
andmost -
Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses.' The Greenhouse Department is the largest stocks., Write for prices to -
10,000 complete in the Southern everything in trees and plants suited to South. w. w. irAw HINS: & 190rT19.
era horticulture Catalogue free. Addressgrow BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. Georgetown, Fla,

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': 764 ...;- ..j "V THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FBUIT-GROW. '( ':::0 KOVEMBER 30, .; .J.l'j
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State Agricllltllral FLORIDA College THE"DAISY"PLOWI" "


MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 1895.
An Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry '

regular courses, Agricultural -
,Latin-Scientific, Women's,equiv
alent in length studies and honor. Graduatesof

Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A.'B.; Shortest Quickest Most Attractive .. ...,
of other courses,degree of B. S. "
A one year's Business Course giving thor-
ough instruction in Commercial LawArithnittic 1 O TE
Penmanship and Book-Keeping. ..,:.; .
A year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN
and Teleg aphy fitting students for business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH .
Graduates of these courses receive certificates of

proficiency.A THE .
course in Piano Music has been added Florida '
Central and PeninsularNEW
under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof .. .. .1
I Music,giving best facilities to students of the 1 V ""V, wI: ,
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Piano. at a reasonable charge.. THROUGH ROUTES.New ,.V ; ,>...:<.:, : '.
Military Instruction under a graduate of New York to Jacksonville by ,{"t'j' 'S'

West Discipline Point. The similar young men to West are under Point Military The New and Florida Pennsylvania It. K. to Wash- / : f l'' :
Ington Southern Hallway to
all students without
College Physician J Columbia" ,
Northern Florida Central & ,.
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is of the healthiest ) '
charge. Lake City one places Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all ; '
i in America. High Pine Land. Pure Waler. In points in Florida. principal ;,; "J#.. it.
I eleven years there has not been a dea-h at the .
College. All courses are open to women. Students Cincinnati to Jacksonville by :1 fti.'f
I not prepared for the''Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga :: .
i, enter the Preparatory Department. and } !Southern K'y to Ever- '.'..i.: To all students from Florida tuition is Free in Florida ette, Florida Central & Penin- ,

I all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. sular to all Important Florida! : '......
'students pay a reasonable charge. Students points.
I ,from other States pay $20 a year tuition, music Kansas City, Fort Scott & .
extra. Young men bi aid in the Mess Hall at$co Kansas City Memphis li.to Kansas ; :l;
! a month. Young women board with families in dackan'vflle 1 to Birmingham, Southern y J"
town at$10 toSis a month: College year begins Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central & -,' ,.;u : .
!, September 30, 1895. Peninsular to all Fla. points. "
For catalogues address Louis to Jacksonville by o 0

i O. CLUTE PRESIDENT 1St. !Short Line to Du Quoin, .i'to
Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly Sp'gs, The best Tool for' intensive culture '.'
: LAKE CITY, FLA. lioute. City, Memphis.& Birmingham ; saves expenses of a horse";; ,

J to BirminghamSou.! does .the work Just how and where you want-it done. "." ., ".
K'y to Everette and F. C.& P.

Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville .',.
Cent to Holly
Holly Sp'gs K. Thoupands of acres of Truck and Strawberries cultivated
lioute.New }Sp'gs C. M. & B. to Ilirmiugham. are entirely by hand.
!Sou. k'y to Ever- This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and .:
DELANO, FLORIDA. I ette and the F. C. & P., with the t sistance: and suggestions of Florida growers. > ,

For both sex s. College; Normal School Orleans Junction.Louls'ille & Nash'ille F. C. & to P.River only :,.; :; ".M
Academy, Alt School and Conservatory of Music,
To }route with Ihrough sleepersJackso'ville

An steam teachers 4itntion, lighted Seven of by first electricity.elegant rank.buildings Hot Faculty and, heated cold of twenty:water by Jacksonville.between New Orleans- and Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow.. ..:.o,,': .:

baths. Ihoroughly equipped gjyninasium.!! Department The F. C. & P has 700 miles of track] In ......
of PhyMcal{ Culture: with Military Drill Florida running through the ..
for young men. Library of 6.000 volu nts. Read- Tobacco Jteffusna, >'
ing room, with all leading periodicals aud daily Stock Jr'arming; and Dairy Section, Given with this paper to new subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o. b. at our I ..

and weekly pap rs. Thoroughly equipped feacn and Strawberry Lands, Store-room. ,.
chemical and physical 'laboratories. Separate Orange. Banana and Pineapple Country '..
buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Kelt. FARMER and FRUIT GROWER ...:
established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and ,
October 2. Send fur" catalogue giving lull inform-. Other Fine Scenery.The '. JACK 01.JVILI.Ev: P LA. :'. : ";1
ation, to Great Hunting Country. ., .. ;
JOHN F. FORBES, Reaches the Rioted Flatting Ground

President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety I N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
of soils in the State, and above all
nection with the
paper. us for terms. .
Runs over the Central Rldgreland
Where It Is High and Healthy.

lorida Prosperous towns nil its route and it offers V .,; .y"'./,';,
d s the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ? "
Lan the Northern markets. Send for the popular

OrangesResorts .. with its spirited words and beautiful music Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering your Hands and ,V VV ::
descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and '!,
the Skin
.. which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pages Wearing off? Buy a"CYCLONE" .
of full sized best music paper,containing alsoa
picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
Westirientsh scene. it is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in CORN SHELLER. "
stamps, to pay expense ot distribution.))
Send also for the best map of Florida(sen ,
free) and note the towns on Its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. SEVERAL REASONS WHY YOU

;Developments SHOULD HAVE ONE.
Jacksonville, Fla.
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L ttractions .. ii -
The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.
Address It fully warranted against breaking or get
Offers to ShippersThe 9111 ting out of order by any fair usage.
G. D. ACKERLY 's It takes less power to do the same amount of
GENERAL Shortest and Quickest Route y work than any other machine of its size ever
THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, There is no time lost after you are through
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN ? P lulling: by picking the cobs out of the shelled
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. THE EAST AND WEST. l ji corn as the machine takes the corn all tff the
\ cob drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com- .1 ul, II the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
pany is better equipped than ever ever to
You handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and By a little practice with it you can easily shell
insure close connections and Thebuahsl of oars in about minutes or less. "
prompt despatchto
will t
Can GetFerry's all Easteru and Western Markets. -_= is small but it 'do the work of

Through oars to destination with many a larger machine
Seeds at dealers *
your The spring can be adjusted to any tension re .
as fresh and fertile as though out change or delay. s
quired and can be loose! d when not in use, thus
you got them direct from V Ferry's Perishable freight followed by wire and avoiding any chance of(its giving out, V
Seed Farms.FERRYS. shippers advised time passing various Junc-
tion points and arrival at destination.All I A shelter wrench accompanies every machine. .' r
claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
SEEDS justed. The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125.000 and is .
See that your goods are marked personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The V .

are known and planted every via F. C. & P. R. R. CYCLONE CORN SHELLER
where, and are always the For Information call on or address the undersigned I t-
best Ferry's Seed Annual : is not a worthlffs claptrap affair,but has genuine merit.Re V _
for 1805 tells all about C. E. TAYLOR, Trav. A'gt Ocala,Fla. tail price $3 00.. G.ven with the paper' re year for $4.00 or as a premium for three new
them, Free.d. W. IJ. TUCKER, Oen. A'g'l. Orlando, Fla. subscribers at $2.00 each. Address all orders to. 1
M. O. HOLDEN., Tray ft. Leesburg.Fla
Ferry & Co.DetrbltMlch. : .
I. Or W.N.II.S.FULLER PENNINQTON Trav. AVt Traffic, Manager, FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, ...1 :. :!+" ,

Jacksonville,Fla. / Jaok..0Z111e, I'1a"r. "V '
I W, H. PLEA8ANTB, General Freight Agt : ,

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More Experience in Banking. Galveston Nursery and Orchard Company I is pre eminently a leader for our coast I I pie reason that we do not produce' i
[ditor Farmer and.Fruit! Grower. has taught me several important !, counties. E Your query is'one that will admit of lessons, and furnished some excellent make a succession along with Dallas the low rates of transportation.As .
:veral answers. But for buds dor- opportunities for observation. Some and is really a very productive, profi: soon as we produce thousand '
hant, that are well healed there is no of the work was purely experimental, table and generally satisfactory varietyto bushels of fruit for everyone producednow
anger from banking. I had a numer and carried on under the direction of cultivate. Kittatinny and Wilson's we will be able to maintain ourselves
of trees this summer that were my .iriend, Prof. R. H. Price, Horti-- Early are favorites ot some for the in the markets which naturally
udded low, three or four inches be- culturist of the Agricultural and Mechanical home market. 1 he blackberry enjoys belong to uc*, and the Georgia and Cal-
>w the surface level, and the sand College. A comparative test plenty of moisture and responds to ifornia growers are the ones who will .
'ashed in about them, and they camep was made in our nurseries of a num- irrigation bountifully.The suffer and be forced to the wall Theyare
as well as any we have put in ber of ,varieties of strawberries, with production of orchard fruits barely maintaining themselves now,
As to old sprouts, etc., I do not reference to flat and,ridge cul ivation.. presents even more neglected claimants and yet we are hardly position to
link there is any danger,. if it is not Foregoingdetails, suffice it to say for public favor. The cultiva- make our competition felt.
one too early; that is, while the that the flat cultivated rows withstood tion of pears has been proven eminently But our natural advantage is not
'eather is, too warm. Our peopleere the drouth with sufficient advantageto successful in our coast coun- the only resource. How generally is
have banked for the past ten or more than offset unfavorable results ties, as also has been that of the the market provided with evaporatedpears
: welve years, excepting last year, and due to a lack of drainage in case of Japanese plums, if we are to judge by figs and Japan plums. Those
lave always been successful. excessive rainfall. Berry plants, how- the past year's experience. Peaches who have attempted to find them in the
J. M. CHAFFER. ever, grown on the ridges and irrigated and grapes also have been found more market have been astonished at' the
\ Candler, Fla. during ,drouth, or when in need of or less satisfactory: though neither high prices they commanded in a pre-
ditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. water, produced such an abundance of possesses the points, of strength in served or similarly prepared state.
S I am just now in receipt of your fa- berries and for a longer period of time their contest for commercial honors. The thousands of crates of blackberries -
or inquiring about banking trees, and that the advisability of irrigation ad- Upon inspection it appears that dried or evaporated in New York,
E m obliged to say I know very little mitted of no discu sion. There are those fruits have been taken up and are annually shipped to our northwestern -
k bout frozen trees, as I have had little those who have made money in the cultivated upon a commercial basis territory, a field which we should
E do with them ubtillast winter.I cutivaiioh of strawberries, but they which are least susceptible to drouth.At occupy ourselves and one which we
will say, however, that I shall always depended more or less on the least, the fruits much neglected can easily occupy once we grow sufficient
ever bank orange trees. In any lo- season. Hence, I sincerely believe respond liberally to all proper in iga- quantities. Canned or preservedfigs
ality where killing freezing is so fre- that we have yet to learn how much lion treatments and depend more or are a luxury on the market and
uent that it is necessary to bury trees per acre can actually be netted if we less upon an abundant water supply the demand is practically unlimited.The .
t 3 save, their lives, it is not'courageous, take, the season, as i it were, into our in the soil. I refer more especially to extensive cultivation of the fig
ut simple, obstinate, foolhardmess to own hands.. Under naturally existing the fig. The ,root system of the fig means the establishment of large preserving -
bend time and money in the orange conditions, perhaps the Newnan (or is a surface grower, and hence feels and canning factories and
usiness. It will surely result in Charleston) and Michel's Early have drouth quickly. With plenty ot water these will inevitably be enlarged to
retchedly anxious days and disturbednd : given the most general satisfaction.With the productiveness of the fig is some- include the canning of such other
[ sleepless nights. If finally, one irrigation provided for, I have thing really: wonderful. It can be fruits as may be grown in sufficient
oes succeed in such a place in bringIng little doubt of the perfect. success of grown so easily and begins bearing quantities. If we have canning factories
'trees to bearing, his fruit must be the Huffman, Enhance, Bubach No. almost with the first year from plant- near by we can afford to accept .
ushed into market in October or No- 5, Ganby, and the old reliable Wil ing, that, it should be much more greatly reduced prices for our fresh '
ember, at a time when Northern mar. son's Albany ; possibly, also, Parker largely and generally }planted for and perishable products. Just as soonas
i ets are full of apples, pears, grapesnd Earle.V th this collection of berries commercial orchards. we can glow enough pears: plums ,
late peaches, or he will later on 'ot prime quality, and covering a long # #f and figs to warrant suitable adjust
r lood the market, two or three years season, the Texas coast country would With irrigation the fruits which are ment of transportation they are certain
ut> of five, with frosted oranges that inevitably become the favorite straw- generally recognized as being a suc- to follow in due course. From
vill be no profit to him, and only dam- berry-producing section of the Union.I cess commercially can be made more this it will be evident that I have no
: ge reputation:: of Florida oranges. have dwdr' upon strawberries to profitable. The neglected fruits men- sympathy for those who are afraid'of .
Vhen men had old groves in such lo- this: extent rather reluctantly because tioned depend somewhat upon a suffi- growing too much fruit i in south Texas.
ations I can see how it might be hard 1 tUnk the importance of strawberry cient supply of moisture even alter ---......-
o give them up, but now that they are culture to our country is overestimated attaining some age, because the root 'J 3 h3 Be-t Place for Orange Culture:
ead to the ground, I,do not see why to the neglect ot other worthy system is near the surface. By pro. As a temporary result of last win
[ny attempt should be made to restore berry crops. Strawberry culture for viding. irrigation there is hardly any ter's blizzards many of f our people be-
I I[hem., us is an important industry, or shall doubt that the fruits and berries mentioned came rather demoralized, and they ran
i' One-half the groves which have been say specialty, but it is more important will prove decidedly more proto off and sought new and, as they hoped,
I lanted in Florida have been a mistake, that we do not depend upon it itable than the fruits and berries now more favorable locations. Of those who
[nd no better time than the presentan alone for a money crop. The black- largely cultivated.This t i actually moved away, some have returned -
be chosen to cease work in such berry revels: in luxuriant growth and brings me to the discussion ofa with the determination to stay
pots. There,"discretion is the betterart astonishing productiveness in our most important and withal a possi- here, in the full confidence that the
I > of valor," and a man who is ca- coast counties, and yet not sufficient ble contingency. The nightmare! of country will in a few years, at most,.
I able of cool, unprejudiced reasoningill blackberries are grown within our own overproduction and general failure to regain its former prosperity.
"fold his tent like' the Arab ,and borders to supply our local markets. find profitable ,sales for our fruit and Amongst those who went away pros-
ilently steal away." This much neglected fruit covers a berry productions will ever frighten a pecting for: a new and better locationwas
DUDLEY W. ADAMS. period ol ripening which follows upon few growers. But there is no founda- our live and energetic sheriff,JohnP.
Tangerine, Fla. the close of the strawberry season tion for this in fact. Galloway. He went down into the
and forms an admirable ,succession. In the first place, the South Florida Manatee country on the Gulf coast,
Fruit Crops-The Nightmare of Why it has been so much neglectedin and other Atlantic coast orchards sup and inspected the interior around Fort
Overproduction. my opinion lies in the tact, 'as ply a, different market than we have Myers. Afterwards, about two months
Professor F, W. Mally delivered an above stated; that the average ,gar- I naturally fallen heir to. Our fruit mar- ago, he made a tour of the east coast,
ddress before the irrigation con.ention dener or orchardist has the strawberry ket more properly lies to the north- going as far south as Bay Biscayne. '
at San Antonio, Texas, part I fever and places too much importance ward of our territory, and we are so After a careful survey of all of the
'I I.*f which is eqtia'ly' applicable to Fori upon this single crop, or situated by rail, without natural bar- most inviting locations in the southern
.. a.Ve do not believe, however,that rather not sufficient importance in'the riers, that we can reach the Northernand part of the State, he has decided that I
!i rigation will ever be generally) _a optII matter of extending his berry season Eastern markets cheaper and after all, this region is the best for a
t d in Florida, except with the orange; six ,weeks longer with another 'and quicker than any of our competitors. I I man with pluck,patience and perseverance -
II Ii I ljur greater rainfall, even though ill different crop. Blackberries require If the California or Georgia 'fruit I| and accordingly he has dismissed
istributed, will prevent it. I less hand cultivation, and in fact are grower is ever found supplying I mar- all thought of going away' from here.,
1 This discussion of the fruits- of bur 'less expensive to produce and handle.A kets which rightfully belong to us it is I For orange growing particularly, he
counties naturally divides itselfto friend of mine the past season rather due to our failure to produce is convinced tha .this is the best region
past the consideration of berry pro- sold $220 worth of Dallas blackberries sufficient quantities to occupy that in Florida, for in all his rounds he saw .
ucts and fruit.tree products. Duringe from a trifle less than half an market than due to overproduction on no such superb trees as are grown
own experience in acre, and, to us the language of f his our part. We cannot ship to our own .here. Those down south are "scrubs"in
.past year my "he didn't half As markets as cheaply as California or comparison with the
e management of the gardens, or. neighbor, try. yet trees of this.re.t
ards" and I. extensive. nurseries. of. the to varieties, the Dallas at this time Georgia orchardists can, for .the sim- i gion.. One.tree.:here will growasJarP.j >

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. as two of those of Biscayne and Manatee noted budded groves of the Shirler and their recuperation is slow and un- Hardiness of the Pineapple.It .

: ,.. and produce fully as much fruit. brothers. The theory of non action certain in many sections, while in is a surprising (fact that up to thi

: His'conclusion is about,like this: You and awaiting future developments has others new trees are, being cultivated time old pineapple roots, which w

can plant a grove down south and he bee an expensive luxury to the own- from the roots of the old trees, or the thought killed are still germinating

win:give you three years the start, and ers of all these once thrifty groves. live wpocl of the trunks of the old am now fully convinced that no pineapple

then he will plant a grove here, and at Had they been cut off early in the trees not severely injured being usedto root will ever be killed by freeze

the end of five years he will have finer spring their present growth would create new branches. As before here two inches below the surface

trees, and they will bear a bigger crop have been more than double in value stated, the future of these trees are Those who plant large, long slips, an

than yours. what it now is, and the expense of the still in doubt. Some budded trees set them deep, need never fear, eve
In this view; others who have in work at least one-third less. have been saved, but a large amountof with four degrees more cold than la<

spected the south concur with our Contrary to the advice of old grove budding has already been done on winter. I have taken up and trans!

sheriff.. All think that the Manatee, owners, I cut my trees, budded and new shoots, while some growers have planted nearly 1,000 slips in the la:

Lee county ;and Biscayne lands are seedling, old and young, close to the resorted to root budding as the safest month, moving the whole, old plant

well adapted to vegetables and such ground early in the spring. I coveredthe from future frosts.. I prefer to wait as well, into a new patch, and I ar

fruits as guavas and pineapples, but butts with two or three coats of until next spring to do my budding. not mistaken in my experience here

that the ideal orange lands are thoseof hot tar, and then threw sand over Then the new trees will have tested however different that of others 'ma

this section.In them. I have kept the soil stirred another winter's blast, and will be, I be in other localities. And, were
confirmation of their around the-not rather butts think in better condition in other -
opinion, weare stumps,' many going to transplant 100,000 plants, ol
told that very few, if any, of our a3 they are only from one to three respects.-Maitland Correspondence any amount, which were too short t|

people who removed south have em inches above the roots-and.in nearly Savannah News. plant deep and leave the bud out,

barked in orange culture,.but most, it every case fine, healthy shoots have would put'them in at least four or,fly
not all, of them are devoting their at- come up from the roots. I selectedthe The Borers Go Baok. inches deep if the whole bud went ur

tention to growing vegetables.-Lees- best one, not too near the butt to It has been difficult here as else- der. I have tried covering them er

burg'Commercial. train into a tree. This I staked and where,to determine the proper treat- I. tirely up, and know they will come up
,) .: attention cutting ment of an orange grove, under the
special to
gave away If the bud dies the other eyes on th
Effects of Good, Care on Frosted all the shoots near it and giving it conditions existing since last winter. root will sprout and. eventually com

::.- "; Trees. as far as possible the full benefit of all Some owners cut away, partially, the out. Shall I can't kill them
; say you
4p.''-'', the roots of the,old tree. In addition dead wood as soon as possible after
: the terrible freeze of last Well scald them in hotter w
; ,When ,, you may
the freeze. Of the
I have dirt around these seedling trees,
winterjeft( our leafless kept special very or'' burn them, but that is'' aboul
orange groves shoots in order that form few were cut to the ground, as they
.*and blasteda feeling of uncertainty astpthe they your only chance to get away witthem.Bartow ]
showed life often considerable
: roots of their own. Thus I have se- to a Courier.
extent of the damage done, led
:: cured some young trees that are now height. Among those who did no
Some of the'above statements are
indecisions the of
to.. on part orange
over twelve feet high and with cutting on his large seedling trees, was
test of credulity stil
to the best severe our
growers as plan to pursue. William pretty ;
Mr. C. Comstock.
branches about three feet I Duringthe
long. not to sit in the o
Many believe that the trunks and we are quite ready
do not ask for any greater progress season, the grove has made a fice and 'who is in th
J large limbs of the trees would recuperate dispute a man
than this for new trees. good growth, mostly from the whole field.
,and again send out green leaves body of the trunks. The shoots are _
did their
and twigs. Others felt confident that My neighbors not cut
strong, thrifty 'and seem capable of Poultry Manure for Groves.
and those who trimmed
.any such growth would be worthless are
blooming and bearing fruit the coming Editor: Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
i in"the end and that the whole tree still in doubt as to what the final outcome -
The trimmers Can of readers wh
season. are now at you or any your ,
should ( be from the borers or future
be may
-aboye ground cut away. work the in of have had the be
on trees, charge Super- experience me
trimmed decay of the partially deadened trunks I
The: f9r.mer.class their trees, ,
the limbs and large branches. The owners of intendent Philip Dale. No attemptis way to gather, keep till wanted, an
leaving large according toe
left made to cut out all the dead wood, apply hen manure\ to an orange grove:
evidences, live wood, while the latter groves to themselves now feel sure
the but only to get rid of such portionsas The droppings are gathered every da;
their that cutting-off will haveto
tt class sawed or chopped trees process reached but be mixed with somethinto
can be with axes. It is should
Another class of be adopted. All such and
the groves
to ground.
peo- not proposed to do the final cleaningout absorb the ammonia, I,think.
not a few of the trimmed have
ple said it would be better, to leave groves,
until Would the'mixture be deficienin
the shoots have and not
the trees alone and wait future de- been badly set back by the delay in grown
hardened into branches, and until potash and phosphoric acid<;l am
them the
giving treatment last
Some proper
velopments. simply plowed Men who have some of the superfluous ones have should not some of these chemicals b
left their
their others fertilized and spring. groves
groves; been taken added As 1 understanit
to the ?
since away. grove
alone the
while still others did entirely freeze have
plowed nothingto
made a serious mistake. Some As to borers in the trees, Mr. ,hen ,manure is high in nilrogei
the trees or soil. Each class felt very
Dale reports an apparent cessationof and lacks in potash and phosphateAny
sure that the track have done so on account of poverty,
they were on right
others await future their work. It has not been serious light that you or any of you
and those who differed from them to developments.It .
at any time. He sees no evidence readers can throw on the matte
is clear that the
would left" in the end. now men who were
"get of work in live wood ; when will be appreciated. The fowls .an
the situation and
Well the time for "future quick to grasp cut
develop- the borer gets to the end of the dead all yarded in a place separate fron
! m l1ts" has' come and with it a pretty the trees to the ground, except in
; wood he changes his course and the J. W. MASSEY.:
goes grove.
clear. conviction. that the wisest men special cases, are to reap a rich reward -
back.-Maitland correspondence in Malone/N, Y.According'to .
were'those who cut their trees to the in early bearing new trees and '

ground and trusted to good( l, healthy high prices for the product. My Orlando Reporter..-.-.. the analysis 'made''' b

shoots from the 'roots to make new lemon and grape fruit trees are being Cultivate Bamboo.As the Massachusetts Experiment Station

and thrifty trees. Some of the trees promptly reproduced from the roots a result of our display of bamboo < dry hen' manure contains, nitro'

.that were closely trimmed have done of( the old trees, and I feel perfectly at the Atlanta exposition, we gent 2.13 per cent;.potash, 9.94; phos!
satisfied with the future outlook for phoric acid 2.02. This proportion ii
pretty,'well, but their future development have received letters of inquiry from '
, in doubt. Trees that were left uncut blighted by the terrible freeze. Someof buy small bamboo canes by the for orange trees. The am''

and uncared for have reached a criti- my largest and best bearing seed. I thousands< 'for florists' use. monia is liable to escape if the man!

cal condition. The owners of not a ling trees have not yet sent up a shoot, Small baskets, log houses, and va- ure remains in the open air;; it it al

few groves flattered themselves that but the roots are alive and there are rious articles in which to grow plantscan good plan to mix it with twice oi

the old dead branches would keep indications that the shoots will soon be made out of the bamboo and three times its bulk of land plaster OIleven

the new shoots in place and save expense appear., Of course these trees will bea will last for years without decaying.The dry, powdered muck. .
di staking and tying. This year behind the others, still they 'small canes are also used for Japan Persimmons Again.
has most expensive method will be earlier than it I had simply training vines and and thereis
proved a up plants, Editor Farmer and }'rult' rower:
and to-day many of their groves are trimmed them instead of cutting themto a growing demand for them. Know. In commenting editorially on. what

being cut as near the ground .as the the 'ground. ing,this, and likewise being aware of I said about the fatal ''freight rates on

lowest shoots will permit. Of course Of course there are exceptions to all the fact that bamboo grows as readily persimmons, you gave a rose-colored

this cannot be done without a great rules, and in various parts ot Florida here, on most any kind of land, as do picture of the Jacksonville market for*

deal.of trouble and extra expense, as orange, lemon and, grape fruit, trees our most common weeds, we can see that fruit,'which moves me to remark:;

well asa "set back" to the big trees may be seen in full or partially bear. no reason why should, not' be a pay- I made one little shipment to ,that,

thus cut off. Sam M. Moseley, the ing. There were local causes that ing crop. It requires no attention city. They were sold by one of the

largest and most successful grove con. shielded them from the severe freeze after .the first year, except the cutting, best houses there, with whom I have'

tractor, has just finished cutting the and left them vigorous to enter at and it multiplies very rapidly. We: had satisfactory dealings for years,

trees in the groves of Dr. C. C. Has- once upon a new growth of fruit. Butas believe that five acres well started arid they netted me 18 cents per box

kell,late treasurer of the' South Florida a general rule the groves of the would be: a 'fortune for any. man.. (orange box). I wired John.:Clark/t
;and he is now .at-work 'on the Slate have suffered as I,have described -West Coast Truth Son ,& Co.; for information as to'JackI -''





' sonville market, and they wired reply the secret. Manuring is only one half;: provide himself with long narrow mand will far exceed the supply,for
' "Don't ship; they will not pay Sprout the potatoes before you plant cribs thoroughly ventilated and per many years,if notfor: all time,and that
thi J freight charges." them. Not only sprout them, but raise fectly dry, then the best and most sat the price will remain where it is, or advance -
w| I see no way, then, for me but to the little potatoes in the barrel before isfactory way is to head in the field to a more profitable figure. ,It
. I send a boy to Lawtey and sell them planting. I have a sprouting house and crib at once. As to threshing the will require 90,000 tons of canaigre to
''Ine<""on the train at from five to twenty built for the purpose. It has double crop, any intelligent experienced take the place of the imported gambier
eze cents per quart;" walls filled- in with sawdust and saw- thresherman can soon adapt his ma. in the United States alone.
aCf DUDLEY W. ADAMS. dust over head, and double doors. chine to that. That is largely a matter "Nearly all the wild canaigre that

an Tangerine, Fla., Nov. 19, '95. Into this house I put my seed pota- of experiment, but is readily has gone to market up to this date has
ve The Jacksonville prices which we toes. I put them in old barrels and enough done. It is true that the cut. been sent to foreign countries.. From

la: quoted were obtained from the street small boxes, because I want to keep ting season is over and some of the January 31, 1891, to October 3 I, 1892,
in! fruit stands and not from the commission them warm and make them sprout, suggestions in this article are late, yetit a period of twenty-one months, the
la: merchants. and they will do it better this way will pay the Kaffir grower to take Southern Pacific Railroad Company
LnIar than in a heap or bank. After gettingmy care of this paper or paste the article handled 370 cars of the sliced and
potatoes in the house in the right in his hat (for reference another year. dried root consigned to Europe, whichwas
r( Fanrnep&Tiicekenla I the The mills of the fast than consumedin
shape keep room warm by means country are probably more was
.... ........
---- - - of a small charcoal fire in a bake oven. adapting their machinery to grind the the United States in the same lengthof
New Method of Potato Growing. One barrel of coal will last the whole Kaffir corn and we are informed that time.

o We had heard through our friend time. The potatoes will now begin to the mill here will make and sell Kaffir "In addition to the shipments of
t Crew of the wonderful results in Irish grow in the barrels, and in from fourto corn chop feed, just the same as any the sliced and dried root, the extract
.' potato growing obtained by the new six weeks the young; potatoes will other grain chop is made and 'sold. works at Deming have been runningfull i
Iv method of Mr. Ford of Rusk. We be the size of peas-planting size. I This is a good opportunity and shouldnot time and sending .t the product of
i were' incredulous and curious, so now knock the barrels or boxes to be neglected as it will pay the this.factory to eastern tanners and
wrote Mr. Ford for information. He pieces and I find a mass of roots and farmer big to feed his grain in chop. abroad. The market price is ,$6 a
1 sent us in reply a photo of his potato sprouts and myriads little new pota- Oklahoma? Farmer. I ton for the wild green root from the
h patch at the time of digging showing toes. The numerous roots hold the land of the diggers, while the sliced

n a vine from which the earth had been whole mass tc gether and I load it ona Canaigre.The and dried root brings $40 a _ton in
n partially removed, leaving the potatoes hand barrow and have two men following about canaigre is from Glascow. The supply of wild root
hanging. We have studied the photo carry it down the row while I break the"New.York Leather Manufacturer"for within reasonable distance of the lines
closely. It seems that only about one off a handful of the mass and drop it October. In addition we would say of transportation will hardly last two
t third of the'hill is exposed, by the re on the balk in the furrow already pre tbat large plantations are being openedup years, but the farmers of the arid regions -
moval of earth, yet we count 19 potatoes pared as stated. Count the little pota- for the production of this, apparent. are alive to the fact that a new
,and only 'one small one and that toes on the stems until you can forman ly the coming tanning agent, in Texas. and profitable farm crop has been
I on a root which runs out of the end idea of how much of a handful you Near Hockley, in Harris county, 1,000 brought forth, which promises to exceed -
I of a large potato. The vines cover the must break off. Your hand should not acres r more are now planted, and it in value all the crops grown in
1 ground like a luxuriant growth of bur contain more than forty nor less than will only be a short time until a thor- ,, the arid region, requiring less 'water
clover. The following statement accompanied twenty. ough test will be made of its value to for irrigation, less hard and expensivelabor
the photo : "The crop is made so quickly after the producer. It is also being tested to produce and market, less liable

"I am a great,believer in intensive planting that generally two plowingswill near Waldo, Florida."It to damage from excessive drouth,
agriculture, and of course.heavy man- be sufficient. Of course you is gratifying to learn that the ex wet cold or heat than the average farm
uring. I manure so heavily with cot want to time the placing of the seed periments made in the last few years at I. crop and prospectively more. profitable. -
ton seed and cow manure that my in the sprouting room by the time it the agricultural colleges of New Mex- .
statements would not be credited. I will be safe to plant out. If your ico and Arizona in the cultivation of "An already large acreage is planted -
also"irrigate.a little. planting time is the middle of February the wild canaigre are beginning to in the ;Pecos Valley. Some 800
"The usual yield ,of Irish potatoesis you must get the seed into the have good results. The experiments acres in our locality have been planted -
150 bushels per acre, but I can sprouting house during the first half demonstrate that the wild root will respond and a large company has been organized
raise twenty-five times as many thoughI of January. to intelligent cultivation to a in California with ample capital
do it by raising six crops in a year. "My potato crop is already sold."- I' surprising degree. There can be no to cultivate and- manufacture the
"The secret of my potato growing The Horticultural Gleaner. doubt that from ten to twenty tons can canaigre. This is only the begin-
is that I grow the potatoes before I be grown to the acre, and that the de ning of the matter. Through the arid
plant them and dig the potatoes I Kaffir Corn.
plant."I The Kaffir corn is destined to be
plant in a water furrow, but.leavea one of the great staple products of this Florida East Coast Railway,

narrow balk in the bottom, and upon country,,. as has been abundantly demonstrated FORMERLY T1IE- -
this I drop the seed eighteen in the last two years. The
every Jacksonville, St. Augustine & Indian River Railway.Time h
inches. Part of the seed falls on one cereal seems perfectly adapted to the
side of the balk and part on the other, climatic conditions here, and with any Table In effect November 4', 1895.

so I really have a double hill. I cover I sort of attention, will ,make a big crop.It SOUTH BOUND. NORTJI BOUND.
with two furrows. The seed I use is is peculiarly the crop for the poor
generally the size of English peas, man-good for man and beast. Nothing STATIONS No. 23 No. 37 No. 209 No.STATIONS.. No. 32. No. 78.. No.208. No.-:'
though they run from the size of a which the farmer can raise will fat- _, t t -:...-. _
bird's to that of a, marble. O! ten hogs, horses or cows so quickly as Lv Jacksonville. 900A.M 6 45P.M .... .... ...... LvW PalmD ........ 5 451UAr ........ ....... ....
eye St. Augustine 1015AM 800.M .... .. West Jup ........ 65JA.M: ........ ...... ....
these I drop from twenty to sixty in Kaffir corn, and for mush and batter- Ilobe S'.: .... .... 717U1 ........ ...... ...
cakes the meal cannot be excelled. The Ar Pala tka ..... t 113.5LM' .... ........ ;.Alicia .... ...i.... 800AAI ......-.. ,...'. ...
each hill, and if there is enough rain Lv Pt\latka. .... r 10 40A.M .... ... .... .. Stuart.... ........ 822 A.M ........ ...... ....
one will make a fine potato. It care of this corn when raised, however, __ .. Jensen.. ........ 8 40 1M ........ ...... ....
every ..... ..... .. ... .... ....... ....
well understood Lv San ateo.... 925A.M.... ., .... .... .. Eden 8 51 A.M \
never takes more than seventy-five potatoes does not seem to be __ --- .. 't. Pierce ........,.9 50 A.M 1000 1M ....... ..:.
this make bushel and in fact is more difficult than couldat Ar Ol.mond....... 12 35P.M .... .... ,. ..... .. Melbo'ne..1128 1M 1 2.5 P.M ...... ...
to ,
grown way a .. Daytona ......12 46P.M ......'.. ........ ...... .. E'u Gallie .......1138 A.M 150 P.M .....,. I ...
and often sixty will do it. But it takes first,be supposed, and yet there is but Lv New Smvrna 1 5P.M ........ 5 00 1M ....... .. Cocoa.:. ........12 13 P.II 322 PM ...........
little trouble in this if reasonable .. .Titusvile..... 228P.M........ 1 40 1M ...... ..Titusville..12filP.M 500P.M .. ....
manure to grow, th m. After rains I respect .. Cocoa..... .... 3 O,PM' .......... 9 50 A.M ...... Ar N Smyrna ..... .. 2 o.j: P.M 7 3tJ PoM ...... .
on liquid manure addition to intelligence and ordinary gumptionbe .. Eau Oallie .... 3'4P.1t\: \ ........ 1128 A.M ..... .. Da .tona.. ......1' 235 P.M .... .... .P'" ....
put exercised. It will not do to cut the .. Melbourne.... a 5.3PM: ........1210 PM ..... .. Ormond J ...... .. 246PM ........ ...... ....
in the soil. The
the manure already Ar Fort Pierce... 585M 430 foM ..... -- -. --
manuring the yield. heads off' and throw in a pile of any .. West JU iter. 825P,1t\\ ........ ........,...... .tr San Mateo ........ 545P.M.... ...... ....
governs Ar'V Palm each 9 3)P.M .... ....... -- .-- -
'By the old method of growing po considerable size before it is thoroughlydried ArPalatka l ....i... 440PM ........ ...:.. ...
then it be STATIONS Lv alatka f .. 850PM ...;.... ...;.. ....
and must com- No 2 No.4
tatoes it takes from ninety to 120 days, even NoS Nol Daily Except Sunday _- -
but by method I can raise a crop pletely protected from the wet. The __ .\rStAug'ne .... ... 500P.M ........ ....:. ....
my ..... ....
St A 7 00 1M
in from four to six weeks. best way to'manage it is to cut the corn :210RM 7 45A.M Lv..New Smyrna..Ar 110 PM 5 OPJ 2QP.1 Lv\r Jack'fg'ne 815AM: 505.L.) ............... ....
"I have used the same seed for a when ripe and build it into long shocks 3 2 OOP.M,9 55P.M,9,, 371M 13A.M ArLako A r.. Orange liolenLv t ity. .Lv 121t 1223A.3 AM 3 28Pda
quarter of a century, and have pota- north and south, so that the air can pass IOP.M 9 45A.M Ar..Orange City J.Lv 1210 A.M 3 :2OP.i;: -
round."I readily through let stand in the field
toes the whole year ; All Trains daily between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. .
think the Early Rose will stand until quite cured,then head and thresh, Trains 23 and 78, south of St. Augustine daily except Sunday.
forcing better than any other, but the or if not ready to thresh, haul where tTrain These 208 Time daily Tables except show Sunday.the times Train at which 209 daily trains except may be Sunday.expected to arrive at and depart
Triumph'will make a twenty days wanted and build into.long ricks, the from the several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated Is not guaranteed -
crop nor does the Company hold itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising
quicker, and I think it will be the potato heads to the center, and cover with therefrom.J. -
of Texas. hay or something that will shed the ; R PARROTT JOSEPH RICHARDSON
Now I'll.tell you the other half of rain. Of course if the farmer can Vice-President. General I Passenger ,Agent


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be under cultivation, and extract purposes can be obtained at little at the same time further the" growth of
works will be as frequently seen as In all new and sparsely settled cost. It has been found by actual flesh of young pigs, it is good to add
districts the settlers allow their stockto
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"Most of the leather in this country own and a good flow of water secured at the best-to the mixture. In many
living during the months
is tanned with oak and hemlock barks summer at a cost of from twenty-five to one parts of Westphalia, wherever it is I
least. Where the winters not too
and the supply is being rapidly used are hundred, dollars each. They never practicable, young pigs get much sour
cattle in the woods all
up as in addition to the home use con- severe, run dry up, and the water is pure ,and milk and prosper splendidly thereon.
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supply.and demand of tannin at home seasons and very badly in others.It : to stock men that now exist In order to promote digestion, it is
is safe to claim that the farmer of
and abroad.it is not too much to ex here, only waiting to be utlized. sometimes good to give the hogs .
moderate who has less thana
pect that the wild canaigre root of means, Systematic stock raising on such a pieces of soft coal, which they eat
New Mexico and Arizona, brought to dozen head, works at a disadvantage plan has not yet been attempted here.It with lively appetite, It isa, matter of j
if he allows his cattle
a high state of. cultivation, will be the run out. will come in time and will certainly course that from time to time pigs F
It would him better to reducehis
source of theworld's supply of.tannin, pay be a profitable branch of industry. must get fresh clear drinking water.
and as wheat is to Dakota and corn to number one-half, and get a better -Florida Home, Farm and Field. Much stress should be laid on clean. I
Iowa and Missouri so will canaigre be grade of stock and then provide good ... liness. Hogs require scrupulous
; pasturage and keep his cattle at home. The Celebrated Westphalian Hams
to Arizona and New Mexco. cleanliness it they are to prosper. The ,
Two good cows well cared for and'
First of all it must be stated that sty must be airy and allow the animals
properly fed, will give more milk the feeding with acorns, though very sufficient mobility. It is good to
Live Stock. than dozen scrubs allowed
a to
roam much in vogue in Westphalia some whitewash the walls every year anew.
the woods. At the price 0''
present time ago, is at present not practicableon The floor is to be paved in a way that
land in this section farmer
Banded Horses. a can account of the inability of the oak the waterv excrements will flow off di-
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Gzower. well afford to have a thoroughly good
woods to produce anything like the rectly. Further care is to be taken
f': Can you give me a prescription for"sanded" pasture of a size to maintain half a ,
amount of mast food wanted. Feed- that the beds are kept as dry as prac-
dozen and them in
horses cows keep
? high
ing in the piggery is the only way ticable; the litter should be frequently
Florida is the I condition throughout the entire
only place ever year.
customary nowadays. principal renewed. It is of great importancefor
heard of where horses and mules are For those who desire to go more component part of swine food in the welfare of the animals to wateror
troubled with this disease and it is get. extensively into stock raising thereare is which
Westphalia potatoes, are moisten them frequently; particu-
ting to be very common and deadly. large areas of land in the southern in
grown large,quantities. Particularlythe larly during the hot season, a weekly
The stock on pasture take quantities half of the county that afford a good smaller varieties are used for this cleaning with soap, water and a hard

of $and into the stomach and it range. These are what are known as purpose. The potatoes are first well brush is alike very much advisable,

forms as a hard lump in the intestinesand flat woods, the grass on them makes a cooked and then, with their skins, and is the common practice in many

bladder; first effect being short good growth and water is abundant at mashed in the potato water. The places. _

wind' ,then a slow decline, finally death.I' all times of the year. This land pulp thus obtained is thoroughly It more value is laid upon the pro.

have seen some horses and mules could be purchased at a very low mixed with wheat bran or with rye, duction of flesh rather than of bacon,
eat sand as if it were salt-that is not and half dozen sections wouldbe
price, a oatmeal in
barley, or a dry, raw the animals ought to have much exer-
for want of salt as there is always salt ample for a stock farm., : There condition. An addition of indian cise in the open air.PICKLING .

I in my lot where they can get it any would be areas of considerable extent corn is not advisable, because this

time.If. high enough for cultivation, where cereal, according to experience, is THE HAMS.

you can give me a remedy you beggary eed, corn and root crops said: to have an undesirable! effect on The hams are first vigorously rubbed

will greatly oblige myself and neigh- would thrive, upon which milk cows i the production of hams. Purk from with saltpetre, and then with salt. In

bors. PHILIP B. JOHNSTON, could be kept in proper condition and hogs which have been principally fed order to prevent the spoiling of the

ti Eagle Lake, Fla. steers could be fattened for market. with indian corn shows little firm. hams, as many cuts as can prudent--

We know of no remedy except a There is also a large area of good I ness, is watery, and not adapted for ly made are made near the bone and
thorough purging with linseed oil or grazing land along the valley ol the cure. strewn with saltpetre and salt. The

something that will produce the same St. Johns river. There is nearly one' Proper care should be taken that the hams thus cured are pressed in a pickletun -

effect. We should be glad to have hundred miles of this river front food given to the animals is properly and entirely covered with cold

j the experience of our readers on this along the eastern and northern boun- cooled, or else complications in the salt lye. According to their siz,

II important subject. dary of the county, nearly all, 01.. digestion are much to be feared. It is I hams should remain in salt from threeto
which could be converted into the further advisable that the mass ot the five weeks. A ter this, the hamsare

A contract has been closed with best kind of grazing and trucking food i is:; not too thick by the admixtureof taken out of the pickle and hungup

Western parties ,lor 66,000 bushels ot lands. Cultivated grasses and forage ( bran or meal. It must not tumblein in a shady, but dry and airy, placein

corn, which they will ship by the next plants would thrive here, and in the thick masses into the food-trough, order to become "air-dry" (lufttrockcn -
steamer ,of the Pensacola-Liverpool mucky lands vegetables thrive won ,but should be in a condition to flow ). "

line.,. derfully. All along ,this valley flow. thickly into the trough. In order to I SMOKING OF'THE HAMS.\ ,
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in smoke, it is absolutely necessary starch, nitrogen, phosphates, lime .

that they be first exposed for several and all the substances required to V

i] weeks to the drying in the open air in enable the hens to lay eggs. As an A PO P KA, FLOR'I I DA.

I the way thus mentioned. As long as egg is worth about three cents. in win.

the outside of the ham is not absolute- ter, it is plain that it is cheaper to feed + THOROUGHBREDINDIAN +

f ly dry, as long as it appears moist and bone, than grain, as the greater num- GAMES.Good

; sticky, it must be kept away from ber of eggs not only reduces the total .
General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.
; smoke. Only entirely air-dry pieces cost, increases the profit as well. '

must be subjected to this way of con- The bone cutter is as necessary to BLACK MINORCAS. "

servation. Smoking is done in special the poultryrnan as his feed mill. It Greatest layer of large, White Eggs.!

large chambers, the hams being hungup enables him to use an excellent and BLACK LANGSHANS.General

on the ceiling. On the floor of the cheap food, and gives him a profit .
purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
smoking room a suitable quantity of where he might otherwise be com-

saw dust, wood shavings and, if possi pelled to suffer a loss. It is claimed FOWLS FOR SALE. ;38 EGGS IN SEASON.

ble, an addition of juniper bunches, that a bone cutter pays for itself in A few Cockerels at $t 50 and $s 00. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save 50 per
cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.
is charred. and Bonesare
slowly eggs, really costs nothing.

Besides juniper, beach and alder now one ,of the staple articles of MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETO.

woods are used. Oak and resinous food for poultry and no rations should :
s. S. DeLANOY_ PROP.Having .
woods are to.be positively avoided. have them omitted. They are food,

The smoking should go on very grit and lime, all combined in one, and nther property will sell my orange and Poultry Farm located on ,LakeApopka. 18
slowly. It is recommended to smoke' the hens will leave all other foods to Acres, lain Grove. Good building, htocte implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy; or will
exchange for well located property. Write.
I for a few days cautiously-that' is, to receive the cut bone. If cut fine,

have the smoke not too strong, thento even chicks,and ducklings will relish

expose the hams for a few days in such excellent food, while turkeys '

the fresh repeating this way until grow rapidly on it. To meet with ENTERPRISE

the hams have become sufficiently success requires the use of the best a

brown. Hams should be actually in materials,. and green bone beats all RAISIN SEEDER

smoke two or three weeks, and thus other, substances as food for poultry.- :

the whole process of smoking will Southern Stock Farm. wa
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take about six weeks.In ---
simply constructed,'and Inexpensive labor and time-saving I
Westphalia much value is set Poultry Notes. machine. Removes every seed without-waste. Capacity-Small I II
I Small Size fti no size, 1 lb. In 5 minutes; large size, 1 Ib. a minute. At all dealers In I
upon dry hams. Hams are therefore Regularity in feeding rapid n.50. kitchen goods. Write for Catalogue of helpful,labor saversfree.arge .
preserved after their smoking in a L ,Size THE ENTERPRISE MPO. CO., 3d & Dauphin 8tsM PlUla.|
in chicks.
growth More food of the
room which is shady, not accessibleto kind
tame given at long, but irregular
the light, but at the same time dry,
intervals will not give them the same
cool and airy.-U. S. Consular on cleaning day. Even the ground Value of Humus.
vigor or size. The man who follows floors should be raked and occasion-
Reports. There seems to be a deep-rooted
in these :
haphazard ways anything to the hurtful
ally spaded up, remove
times will get behind the procession.As effects of the daily deposits. opinion thathumus is necessary to
profitable crop-production. The matter
:- Poultry. a health measure, where large Give the fowls an early breakfast ; -
..: is subject to dispute the authoritiesnot
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1". numbers of fowls are compelled to it is their nature to be up betimes.
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," upon any
.,i\; "j .. Edited by S. S. DeLANOT, Apopka Fla. range,on a limited enclosure, airslakedlime Rob the pigs of enough of the spare conclusion thus far. bearing
should be liberally used. Let it milk to give the biddies a daily ration, upon
the point : In the light sandy soil of
" iT.;: Green Bones as a Poultrv Food. be scattered late in the evening after and do not allow the table scraps to New '' ,
southern Jersey 'sweet
Green bones are not used as extensively the chickens have gone to roost. It become soured, but feed them while have been grown-for sixteen potatoes

"'r> as they should be, because grain will greatly counteract the decomposing fresh. 'For the grain ration it has tive without a particle of consecu-organic A
which is deleterious.Let been found that wheat is years
can be obtained with less difficulty and. matter so a very eco- matter being applied as manure. 'Com

:'i' at low cost, but as an egg-producing young chicks make their homein nomical food. mercial fertilizers, are used, in this_ par-

:"'(' material, the bone is far superior to their own coops at night until cold If the hens stop laying at this sea- ticular case, exclusively. The exampleof

i' grain; nor does the bone really cost I weather makes it necessary to take son of the year, as is not unusual!, a this one instance has caused the

more than grain in some sections. The them to permanent winter quarters.If change of feed for a few days will oft abandonment of stable manures in that

cutting of the bone into available sizes they outgrow these coops, give them en start them into business again. neighborhood, with very flattering re-

', is now rendered an easy matter, as the larger ones in the same place, cleaningand Always, and with any variety of hens sults generally.-American Fertilizer.

bone-cutter is within the reach of all. airing them often, and liming them variety in feed brings the best re-
There are strawberry plantations in
Bones fresh from the butcher have occasionally.Keep sults. Appetites are renewed and
Bradford county, of this State, where,
more ,or less meat adhering, and the elements supplied.It
I the older geese and sell the for ten or twelve with exception
more of such meat the better,as it will i goslings. The older ones are the best is not a good plan to keep food of an occasional years or, two of rest or

cost no'more per pound than the bone, breeders, the best layers, and grow before a flock of hens all the time. If cultivation in some year other berries
I,. while the combination of both ,meat the most and best feathers, while the this is done they will get fat and lazy, have been continuously crop and

and bone is almost a perfect food from young geese bring the best prices in and not take enough exercise to keep profitably with grown no other applicationbut

;\". which to produce eggs. the markets. Two or three weeks them in laying condition. It is the commercial fertilizers. A
"' It 1 the farmer can get two extra eggs will them in marketable shape if best plan to have a fixed time for feed-
; get majority of the growers, ask for nothing -
,'l'' per week from each hen in winter, he fed freely, and at least five times a ing jowls, especially at night, and not better than bone and ashes,
will make a large profit. We may add feed them at ,irregular intervals. If after year

that, if the product of each hen can be day.There is nothing like going to mar- they are fed about the same time every year.

increased one egg per week in winter, evening they will soon know
ket with attractive goods. Eggs shouldbe
.w: will for the food she when for it arid will be Do know farm
that one egg pay I clean and in tidy packages but do to come con- you a good
can possibly consume, and that it : ; tent until that time. If it is thrown to
not make a rule of washing them, for and fruit when
therefore pays to feed the substances them at all sorts of time, they will paper you
it takes the of fresh!
will induce hens to If the away appearance around it ? Let send
.t 1',' that lay. ness. If the soiled spots are wipedoff come rushing you as soon as us you the
hens consuming food and yet are you make your appearance, and a '
before they become stains, nothingelse Rural New-Yorker this week.
producing no eggs, they will cause a is required. good many ot them will stay close to

loss to their owner, and this happens the house all day in expectation of Send your address ; no money.The .
winter on large farms. The hens Give the hens all possible freedom, being fed. The best way to feed hens
., every Rural New.Yorker,
} receive plenty of food, but not of the and there will be less trouble with in the summer is to feed them in the 409 Pearl street, New York.,

w proper kind. soft shelled eggs, and less danger of morning, and again just at night, and

A pound of cut green bone is suffi their being eaten. The exercise and not give them anything to eat between

cient lor sixteen hens one day, which the lime the fowls pick up, in various times. If kept confined they will be HATCH CHICKENS BY With tb;miLExcelsior

will for that forms, are both essential in overcoming fed of Farm News. Incubator.
means that one cent pay at noon, c r e.- 'I
these troubles. I I Simple, Ptrftet, Stf&tglating. ( *-
I number of fowls. If one quart of >- -< Thou.aad.la el&OOeNofliloperaUOD.

j grain be fed at night to sixteen, hens, Clean and dry quarters are the Hamilton county produces about ....larger Ouarauue4thawh pcro nU<. okrtll. 0

.:' and one pound of bone in the morning price of health to the flock. All nest 3,000 bales of long staple cotton year- "lUll other q BaMbar.at.ma Doer Lowatt tlkao

! .. it should,be ample for each day boxes and roosts should be made mov- ly, and sells it at an average'of $65 a I I, 'Circulars Bend 60.foot 'mad prloait*. GKO.. retieH. .
Him.Catalofua. 114M1ftitl.tlBlyQripp. ;RL
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.' Our Home. Does motherhood with all its" self. '
State News. Rural ,
... denials; labors, weariness, watching, SCOTT'SGARBODIGESTIVE
anxieties, pay ? What greater joy- .
Editor S. W. Johnston has retired Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS what nobler mission-the transmissionof ,

from the DeLand Supplement and his St. Thomas. Fla. life to another life ? "Take this {

place has been filled by John Mc- Does Motherhood Pay? child and train it." What shall the .

Kinney. Mr. Johnston made art ex. For Our Rural home wages be ? You rather, ask, what COMPOUND.
cellent paper and his retirement is to I take my pen in hand (by proxy) shall the child be ? Will his be a no- <
be regretted. We extend fraternal to inform you that we are all well, ble useful life, or a vain and aimlessone '. ... .

greeting to Editor McKinney.Titus- and hope these few lines will find a burden to himself and others? .. d.t .'
the for the treatment .
one Remedy
ville Star. you in the enjoyment of the same I enclose you a paragraph from of ,
How's that for "Good Health." I know will .
Mr. Twomey, of the firm Twomey great blessing. a you

i & Hyde, of Tampa and Gainesville, informs conventional old-time method of com thank me for calling your attention to NERVOUS EXHAUSTION: ,. '
us that the farmers in the coun- mencing a letter, the style of our it."I
try surrounding the latter city have forefathers and foremothers when they once observed the behavior of Simple and Aggravated forms of

bought thousands of yards of sheeting were young ? I like better the styleof two four-year old boys. One was the
to protect vegetables this winter. the philosophers-"Begone, cares petted darling of a fond and wealthy Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the Heart : :

''I Their vegetables will go to market while I chat an hour with Kittie !I" mother, always indulged, waited upon -

frost or no frost.-Braidentown Journal That is less formal, out of the rut, restrained, 'protected-never al- Does your food sour after eating? Are '
' 1. not so perfunctory.Well lowed to stub his toe, bump his head, you easily confused and excited ? Do '

Mr. D. R. Strait, of Altoona, will what shall I chat about ? burn his fingers, or get any experi- you get up in the morning tired and un-
third About your visit ? That is a sourceof mental knowledge whatever of the freshed, and with a bad taste in the
this week begin harvesting
conversation since you are gone. painful, disagreeable side of life. The mouth ? '
successive crop of buckwheat grown Is there a dull cloudy sensation, at-
The old homestead lost much of its other was the son of hard-working
and matured this season. Each crop tended by disagreeable feelings in the
required just sixty days from sowingto quiet by your advent, with the second farmer people, left' from babyhood to head and"eyes? ", "
edition, yclept-.Stanley Edward. care more or less for himself. When Are you irritable and restless ?
harvest. The yield was good,
without fertilizer very and Noise prevailed where there had been he threw a toy out of his reach, there Does your heart thump and cause you .
although grown stillness, confusion where there had was no nurse near to pick it upbabymust to gasp for breath after climbing a flightof
the grain was well filled out. Owingto stairs?
been order chairs and roll after it himself.
misplaced just or creep
weather a large portion of the sec- Does it distress you to lie on the left
books and When he his head the '.
papers magazines torn, bumped on side?
ond the heaviest of the three,
was lost crop in, harvesting. This was buckets upset, the floor strewed with corner of the table, it was a les- Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
crop playthings, etc., but it was all right. lesson to take care all through life, in vision, depression of mind and gloomy
of the Japan variety, and demonstratesits
? .
Grandfather and cornered knock forebodings .
grandmother were passing things, not to '
adaptability to our soil and climate.In These that
symptoms mean you are
addition to the usefulness of the living over again the life of forty years against them. i pnffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous.
and it with and sadness "The children in the back
two '
relished ago, was joy were Exhaustion.
grain the straw is greatly by
cattle. It will when better known they saw reproduced in this second: yard of the farm house. The little There is no other remedy extant that
undoubtedly become, a staple farm edition the co-existing virtues and rustic-rosy cheeked, ,sturdy-limbed, has done so much for this. class of trou-.
evils of their own and their children's active and happy-was building houses bles asSCOTT'S
in Florida.-Florida Facts.
crop natures, day by day evolving as the and barns and fencing fields with CARBO-DIGESTIVE !
It seems that those so-called philan boy grew in wisdom and stature; and corn-cobs, bits of stick and pieces of .

thropists at Orange Park propose to we hoped that lour parental wisdom board, planting the green blades of COMPOOND
4 run business to suit themselves, regardless and improved opportunities would grass for grain, and stocking his pastures ... :" :r:'

of State laws or other obstacles. result in better training than the old I and barn yards with a motley "'"*"*"""("E
If'YO' has resisted the usual
They are trying to teach a school in folks had given. collection of beetles, bugs and worms. methods 1r of case treatment we are particularly '

which whites and negroes are admitted And now the old house is still. The little city boy, pale and puny, anxious to have yon give this compounda
and taught together, notwithstandingthe We fancy at times we hear the infant and wearing glasses for nearsightedness trial.

,recent legislative act prohibitingsuch voice crying "mamma" or "ba- was whining crying and fretting We guarantee relief in every case and -
schools. They have sent some poo" (grand-pa), and also have the for fear'the' "nasty bugs" would bite will cheerfully refund your money should '.
our remedy fail to produce the most gratifying
one to Tallahassee to intercede with leeling sometimes that he is somewhere him, and he would never dare to results. '

the State authorities, but before they in mischief, and cast an eye touch: a cob or a stick for fear of soiling Please remember that the appellation
ri get rid of Clay county officials they towards the neighbor's fence, through his hands or his clothing-an infantile Patent Medicine does not apply to
I will have occasion to take a bit of a which he would sometimes crawl in dude I How much of the ill- Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.It .

I rest, from their labors. The work pursuit of a kitten or a chicken. Butit health of this unfortunate child was dueto is a prescription put up by a leading .
these people are doing may be philan- is fancy. For is he not a thous. constant self-consciousness and fear physician who has made stomach and

thropic, but their methods of doing it and miles away ? He no longer fills of contact with outside things which nervous troubles a specialty for years.

are objectionable' to the people of the this home with light, but is the light might perchance cause him passing urge We all court physicians investigation to write and us'earnestly' for the
State, and that is all there is to it. Asa and life of another home. Or, per- pain or discomfort, and how much ot formula of SCOTT'S CARBO DIGES-

co-racial school the Orange Park in haps, he is pulling the tail of a cat, the good nature and good health of TIVE COMPOUND, wbich we will mailon
stitution has had its day. Mark the or sitting I out doors in the sand, fill- the little country boy was due to the application, that they may satisfy
prediction.-Green Cove Spring. his hair with the unconsciousness themselves of its harmless character and
ing same, as it utter of self, and the excellent virtues.
Owing to the large accumulationat filters through his baby fingers, per- ability to extract pleasure from and

this place of orange box material chance he.is taking his morning bath, make a good use of his surroundings, Scott's Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs
from last set back clinging to his mother's skirts is nice for
year's our peoplewere or as a problem philosophy to [ the most remarkable remedy that
using orange crate material in she is endeavoring to prepare a din- settle. science has produced. It has succeeded '
shipping their egg plants, which is ner. 0, such a bother I And now In promoting the health and happiness where all other remedies have failed. '
the leading vegetable shipped. This he has soiled the little white dress on of children it is well to rememberthe Sold by druggists everywhere. $1.00

afforded .a relief to the men holding which so many, ,many moments had power exerted over the bodily America per bottle. Sent of to any address in
material and been that he look nice health normal mental on receipt price.
orange vegetable spent, might by activity and Don't forget that we cheerfully refund
used them excellent when callers in. After all does emotions. To
growers as an came provide comfortably your money if results are not satisfactory. :: -
vegetable crate, and were shipping at motherhood pay ? The many, many for the child is not the whole duty of Order .direct if your druggist does
vegetable crate weight and rate. But disagreeable offices that none but a the parent. It should be given a fair not have it.Address '

the. growers were getting too much mother would perform, the many : chance to help itself and to get so acquainted all orders to

money out of it forsooth in the eyes wakeful hours in the night, the watchful with its surrounding that its CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.

of the express companies, and hencea days, the present anxieties and the health will not be injured and its nero t
new order was interposed, as above future prospects ? Ah I what shall the vous system shocked by fear lest con- TOPEKA, KAS.
For sale by .,K. Kirk & Co., Main and For-
stated, directing the old orange rates future beVill he be father's hope tact by some innocent thing shall i syth streets, Jacksonville. .
and weights per crate to be charged on and mother's joy, or will he be indIfferent : cause it bodily harm. Home nursing

these vegetables, although some of unfilial, irreverent, a dishonorto has many sides ; parents need more 500 BOOKS ETC. FREE.Send .
them: do not weigh but little more his parents, a companion of fools ? training than ordinary nurses." ,'
than half( the weight of the ordinary What he is to be will depend largely Most children in .well-to-do familiesare tiful souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail Interna-a beau

It crate of oranes. The result of. this 'on what the mother is; not what she liable to self-consciousness by tional Hxposition postage prepaid and your

is to advance the express charges from appears to be. She who teaches him over training, constant nagging or al name of Commerce and address"special printed! ")in f aU the Order Atlanta Directory"Juurn. ..

12 to 16 cents on, each crate over the to' lisp 'Our .Father must be perfectin coddling. She is a wise mother, whole that order; will firms go to who exhibitors will seud and you hundreds sample of books mail,

former charges, which were high his eyes-must be his ideal on ds her child away from selt-consciousness papers, etc., FREB. .
enough beore.-Plant Clty.Couner. earth of the Father in heaven. and to realize that the I JOURNAI.otcoMMIt. Atlanta Cn, da.' .

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greater happiness lies in thinking for, may:reward me with blossoms. Some ten with cold water to make a stiff boiler for fifteen minutes. Cool and

others, and in efforts to be useful. seeds of f thunbergias are sown in my dough. Then toss it onto a floured flavor with lemon Such, :

And this training needs to be begun pots and boxes for winter, as this vine board andKNEAD mixture is made smoother extract. a
before the child can peak.Yours' has been more than a success this by adding
EXACTLY LIKE A SMALL LOAF the milk to the eggs and other ingre-
very truly, year. Those who have never :grown dients than the ,',
H. thunbergias have a surprise in store of bread. Cover it with a cloth and For the reverse. .
icing moisten confectioners'sugar
for them when they do begin. At leave it for at least five minutes. Now with
boiling water until it will
Among Our Home Folks. first they may appear a little slow roll out into a large circle and place
I spread, flavoring it as desired. Put
I The recipe for vinegar asked for by but as 'the summer wanes they seem the pat of butter exactly in the centre. it over the with a brush. Miss
I a correspondent is as follows: Take to think (flowers always seem to Fold one side of the paste over the Farmer squares

one pint of corn,' boil in about a gal- think, in my opinion,) that their time butter, then the other and pinch the

,l Ion of water until thoroughly soft, then has come, and as one by one other ends. Now fold the right end over RECOMMENDS PERFORATED TIN PLATESas

sweeten the' water, and put all in a jaror beauties ol the garden droop and die, the top and the other end under. This the best for f ies. The perforations

pitcher (filling in more water, if nec- this sturdy vine climbs higher and makes a square piece. Cover it and prevent bubbles of air under the un-

essary), and tie a piece of muslin over higher, and is literally covered with let it,rest seven minutes then pat out dercrust which sometimes cause it to

the top. Keep in a warm place. When the graceful yellow blossoms that re. with short quick strokes and roll, rise unevenly] ; they also allow the

taking out a quantity, after two or three main fresh day after day. mostly from you, into a long piece, undercrust to bake thoroughly. Never

weeks, when the vinegar is strong, fill Although the foliage is,not so fineas keeping the square corners and grease a pie plate, as it is unnecessary.Slip .

up again with warm sweetened water. some vines, it is ,so luxuriant that i straight edges. Fold once more in a pie from the tin to a handsome

The same corn will do several months.I this and the delicate flowers fully the manner described and so continue -, plate for serving.For .

use about a teacup of sugar, I think, compensate, for gloss of leaves-they: 'rolling and folding until the a squash pie, line a plate with

to a gallon, of water. Syrup makes are velvety, or rather, "fuzzy." If I paste has been rolled'fi ve times and plain paste, add a rim around the

very good, but not quite as delicate, could have but one vine, I have come care has been taken to edge and flute it finely with the

vinegar. to,the conclusion it should be thun- ROLL IN AS MUCH AIR AS POSSIBLE. thumb and fingers. Fill not quite :

Another correspondent complainsthat bergia-the yellow flowered., It seeds For plain work'onequartre full and set in the oven, then add the
she has not succeeded in makinga (freely, the little pods bursting with a of,lard into one and one-halt remainder and bake until the mixtureis
she did click, and the brown seed cupsof quite firm. For the
good quality Perhaps as sending tiny flour with the tips of the fingers, filling use one
one of f my neighbors, to whom I gave out on its mission, which is to say add one-half teaspoonful of salt, cup of steamed and strained squash,

the recipe-threw the corn to the chickens. nothing all winter, but in spring to moisten to a stiff dough with cold one half cup each of milk and very

It should be put in.the jar. When "bob up serenely"-(oh. is that thin cream, one quarter cup of sugar,
water, toss onto a floured 'board
"mother" forms of it be slang?) and send out its long pat scant one-half of-salt
; some may trailing and roll teaspoonful. one-
out. Repeat twice. _.____. ___ -
taken out for another vessel, filled with vine anywhere and everywhere, so we The blisters seen on paste as it i quarter teaspoonful of cinnamon, one

warm water, sweetened, and the good have nothing to do but to tie it up rolled out are bubbles of air enclosedand whole egg and, the yolk of another.

"work" will.still go on. But I preferto and admire. This is a vine (for the will make the crust light when Mix in the order given. To preventa

have the boiled corn with it. I busy housewife. I will try, it for baked. squash pie from breaking down and

have not tried to keep pickles with it window blooming. My window is Cheese straws be made of running over, a strip of wet cheese

j for any considerable length of time. wreathed with vines now, but they either plain or puff may paste. Roll it out cloth may be bound round the rim.

j In sending for the pattern for refoot- climb in of their own free will from thin, sprinkle with grated Parmesan -.s.
the "Ladies',Home out doors. M. G. M.
ing stockings ( Journal" -
= ... __ cheese and a very few grains of cay- STATE'OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO., )
which I adver- } vs.
pattern, enne. Fold like paste, roll out again, LUCAS COUNTY. J
tised at five.cents) please mention if Men Like Pie. sprinkle as before and repeat. FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that'be

,'I large or small size is wanted; same Before beginning her demonstrationof The last time roll out to about one- is the senior: partner of the firm of F. J.

I;. moccasin pattern, and! do not forget to }lice pastry-making, Miss Farmer eighth oran inch thick and cut with a CHENEY City of Toledo& Co., County, doing and business State"afore in the- .

enclose a. self-addressed envelope, lessened the enthusiasm over it tempo- pastry jagger into strips five inches said, and that said firm will pay:: the sum
stamped, or at least a one-cent stamp rarily by saying that she never ate long and one-quarter inch wide. Bake of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each

for postage. This stocking pattern I pies, didn't believe in making, pastry, in a hot oven. Buy the and every case of CATARRH that cannot
have no hesitation in recommending and wasn't healthful, but' she added be cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH

... to every housekeeper who has ,the sagaciously. "Men like pie." And PARMESAN CHEESE BY THE POUND, CURE.Sworn to before me and subscribed in

weekly darning to do for a family. I that is a sufficient reason for a hundred not in bottles, ,and grate it yourself.A my presence, this 6th day ot December,
have always sent written directions in women to sit two hours in a crowdedroom good rich cheese may be substi- A. D. 1886.

personal' letter to every one writingfor watching the compounding' tuted. rw .
the pattern,'but take this occasionto mince meat the preparation of fillingsand An extremely handsome dessert is { SEAL, t ,,A. W. GLEASON.

say that the foot should be bastedon the rolling and patting of paste. made by cutting out a piece of puff \. .. f Notary Public.Hall's .

to the upper part the first time the The lesson in pastry includedPuff paste, ten inches long by seven wide. Catarrh Cure is taken'internally_
work is done by the new pattern; after Cut it with a jagger; also cut a rim :and acts directly on the blood and mucous -

the first time it will,,be very easy to ad- Chee-e and Plain S raws.Paste. one-half inch wide. Wet the edges of surface of the system. Send for

just the foot,and leg,though the latter Florentine Meringue. the large piece and lay on the rim, testimonials, five. .
Cream Squares: Cream Filling. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo O.
js bias and is cutting and fitting it at the
.. no basting necessary., Squash Pie. ElTSold by Druggists, 75c. '
I have just taken up some annuals MiuceMeat.If .
and potted them for winter bloomingin one must make puff paste, Miss 4
Bake sheet in hot
the house-should there be a cold Farmer has certainly a way of doing it on a a oven. There are millions tons of the
When it is cool spread it with
wave to make ,it- necessary to bring easily. raspberryjam richest kind of muck covering the
similar. If the
them in. Among them are some She uses no ice-water nor pans of or something jamis bottom of the south end of Lake
at all hard beat it else it wih
small crotalarias (yellow sweet pea ,or ice, yet the water for mixing must be break the light, Worth for a distance of four or five .
West India rattle-box-it is to be cold and the paste never allowed to light pastry. miles. It is a decomposed vegetable
Make of the whites of
hoped the length of name will be no become warm. The great'secret is in a meringue deposit, full of marine. life-and their
four and
drawback), which were late comingup rolling and folding, and the many rep- eggs two tablespoonfuls? this ol remains-for countless eons, and whata

; probably' the seeds were not etitions whereby air is enclosed, that powdered sugar. Spread over shiftless lot we are-paying forty
the and almonds
soaked, as they are but six or eight expanding by the heat of the oven, blanched top and sprinkle shredded. Bake in I dollars a ton {for fertilizer.. -Tropical
inches in height, while there are hun- throws the dough into flakes that meltin a Sun.
slow minutes. .
dreds of others in full bloom that the mouth, and forget all about the very oven IS or 20
have been a fine show for four months theories of unhealthfulness.( This browns the top delicately. Cream. Mr. Henry C. Coppinger says he

and more. Every year I become The, rule is to wash Qne.half poundof squares are a sort of has orange trees that were budded ten

more, attached to this beautiful and butter, and this should be of ,the IDEALIZED CREAM CAKES. years ago, in which the buds failed to

most satisfactory plant, as it requiresso best quality, ip cold water until it feels Bake small squares of puff paste, put out, but remained dormant. Since

little and gives so much. Will smooth and waxy, then pat and work cut out with the jagger to give crimped the freeze killed the' trees those buds -

now see what success I will have with out all the water and shape the butter edges and put them together in pairs have put out and made a growth of

it'as a house plant. Will have plentyof into a round, pat. First, however, the with a cream fi ling between and ten to twelve feet this year and will

seed, but will. speak of that at some lands; should have been prepared by cover the top with an icing. bear fruit next season. Next!-Orlando -

other. time.. washing them in as hot water as can For the filling, scald one pint of Reporter. .
.. .
A rich purple\ petunia will be a fit- be borne and then dipping them into milk Mix a generous one-third of a

ting companion for my'.yellow 'crota- cold water. This process makes them cup of flour, one cup of sugar and The orange crop is being harvested and
to New Orleans.= The total num- ;
laria. It from that smooth and fit for butter. ,one of salt. Add shipped -
1 is a sprout one handling tne, quarter teaspoonful her of boxes will not exceed 800, against
bloomed in'summer, but t'as it is thrif- Work a tablespoonful l of the butter two eggs slightly beaten then pour on 200,000 last year.-Plaquerainea Protect? :\
ty, it shall grace window box and i into t one-half pound of flour; and mbis the scalded milk. and cook in a double or. -



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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower The Future of Suelness. Cattle ,Ranges vs. ,Farming and ago the profits of the business had fal- ;,!

Contrary to almost any former ex- FruitGrowing."The len so low that cattle were sold off '

Street A Weekly Jacksonville.Newpaper Fla. published at 16 Main perience at this season ot the year, we feeding of beef cattle upon from the ranges very close; and today "

are again exporting gold. Possiblythe farms promises to become as profitable there is an active demand for

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION outflow may not prove large, but a pursuit as it ever was," says the NewI cows and heifers in order to stock up I

For One Year ...............................92.00 the thing to be noted is that we are York Times and the relief from the the depleted ranches, again. The business I"
For Six Months...... ................. ..... x.oo shipping the metal when according to I is once more on the up-grade.
In Foreign Countries ..... .................: 3,00Subscriptions pressure that has been forced upon i
in all cases cash in common precedent, we ought to be I farmers by the depression of this But the profits will .never again be-
advance. No discount allowed on one's importing it. It may be said that this I cial industry, due to the excessive come so great as they once were.

own subscription(except in a club), but to extraordinary movement is due to the I' stocking of the Western is now The farmers and fruit growers of .,the
all liberal cash commission will ranges,
agents a of merchandise older
importsover States will be
large excess agricultural some-
in the dia.I
be allowed all obtainedby becomming apparent near
on subscriptions
And it is that for what relieved from the
exports. congestion i
them. Write for terms. I tance. To take from under any great
To every new subscriber we will send, the last lour months, there has been industry its most solid support neces- caused by the unnatural pressure from ,.

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening such an excess, to the extent of prob. sarily causes a disastrous weakness in the West. This makes the outlook l J

in Florida." For two new sub- ably not less than $30,000,000. ". the whole better for these classes and especially Jj l
structure, and that the feed-
scribers, at $2.00 each, will send,
In other words with both the bankers for the fruit because theirr,
of cattle growers,
has been
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange ing most important -
Culture." and the merchants of foreign countriesthe ranks have been overcrowded by men i
part of' agriculture has been true
Rates of advertising on application. American to day stands discredited I since the day that famous remark was who will now return to- stock and l?

Remittances should be made by check, and has to settle his foreign debts uttered thousand grain farming. i L

postal note. money order or registered with a promptness scarcely ever be. over two years ago. .*..._
(fetter to order of The unprofitable pursuit of cattle- 5
fore experienced.The N. Y. Journalof and The Potato.
rearing feeding on farms for some
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, Commerce and Commercial Bulle-
Jacksonville Fla. years past has wholly changed the One of the marvels of modern civil. ,

tin, November 14, 1895. character of the farmers' industry. It ization is the enormous production and 'N 5

CONTENTS.More buying There seems No to be matter no how legitimate much I has stopped the culture of feeding. consumption of the Irish potato. It

power. crops to a large extent, and has thus is a very convenient vegetable or tuber -
stocks decline they offer no temptation
Experience in Banking; The Night- to the public hence, the dry increased the product of dairy farms; both to grow and to keep ; when 1: .
; has led thousands into
mare cf Over Production of Fruit;. Best fruit-growing, properly prepared it is appetizing ; <;
Place for Orange Cu'ture............. .... 755 goods plan of marking goods down to and in every way it has made the com- and yet it is almost four-fi'ths' water i;

Effects of Good Care on Fro!;'ed Trees; The figures that will create buying must be petition for an existence more and and the remaining fifth is nearly pure I
Borers Go Back Cultivate Bamboo Hardiness followed. Until a genuine absorptionof
close and intense
more among farmers, starch which is difficult to digest. It
of the Manurefor securities takes it is idle 1
Pineapple; Poultry place, to
Groves; Japan Persimmons Again.... 756 not only in grain-growing, but in other lies in the stomach like a mass of E
Method of expect any permanent improvementin special pursuits, and has thus affectedthe It of ;
FARMER AND TRUCKER-New Po- dough. causes sluggishness ac
tato-Growing; Kaffir Corn; Canaigre.... 757 prices. For the moment, the uncertainties whole interest all along the line. tion. A German savant is ,quoted as |+
in the situation will
LIVE STOCK Sanded Horses; StockGrowingin undoubtedly The restoration of cattle-rearing and saying that the potato is the cause of' |
Orange County; The Celebrated: VVest- prevent any general or large
feeding to its former condi--
phalian Ham........... .... ....... 758 buying for long account. Aside from I profitable the indolence of nations. t
tion will thus afford general relief and
Mr. Gilmer
has the-
POULTRY-Green Bone as a Poultry Food; John Speed a
the fact that (farm products are at
Poultry Notes..... ............ .......... 759 by lessening the great internal pressure ory that the potato is mainly respons-
STATE NEWS..... ...... ..... ............ ... 760 starvation prices and that there is a upon this industry, will tend to make ible for our great national ailment, '
OUR RURAL HOME-Does Motherhood Pay!. 760 halt in industrial activity, is the com- farming more profitable than it has .
dyspepsia.Dr. 0
Among Our Home Folks; Men I., ke Pie 761 ing meeting of Congress and its unset- been since the
method of
range rearing Edson of New York
EDITORIAL-Invitation to the Grower; The tling There is also the I Cyrus ,
Future of Business! ; The Potato; Broomcorn consequences.of which I I cattle came into vogue, twenty years joins in the attack upon the potato,

............ ...u.. .. ...... 762 question gold exports, are ago. Now those foresighted, patient and declares that it is almost'criminalto I
MAKKKTS; A New Steamship fjr Flo'ida .... 763 likely to take place at any moment. I I and persevering farmers, who in all feed it to young children. ,
World's Production of Phosphate Government Wall Street Daily News, November 7. these
; have held on to their
years good The potato belongs to the same bo t
Crop Report California Orange The six weeks has witnessedthe I
; stock will feel their
. .. .. .... first relief and tanical family with tobacco and nightshade -
Ciop..... ...... .... 764 failure of an unusually large num-
gain the first profits from the new demand the solanacese and it is well
Tomato-Growing for Profit in the South; in the |
ber of firms engaged cloakingand
Weeding the Ouion....................... 765 (for the best breeding stock. It known that in spite of its long do- r j
_. ._ clothing trade, and indications has been
a long since that era of mestication, there is a remnant of !\
additional embarrassments
-- Weather in Jacksonville. point to I high prices which made breeding of poison in it, called solanin, especially I
before the close of the present month.
the best linesof stock so profitable when it is allowed in f[
Week Ending Nov. 25, 1895 The have also extended to ; to turn green
i .. but it is inevitable that something like the sunshine. i
a e ao; = III.d..: a few large dry-goods jobbing houses. it is coming in sight, looming on There writer has ij
up ,
= III ;- are people-the
DATE. i a 1\1 q t.I F -Wool and Cotton Reporter, Nov. 7.
= the horizon like

the shade of
known some of them-who after suffering \
I IN"V.19 ,
--- .. Our cigar industry seems to be los- the that foretokens
... east the dawn of a indigestion for from some I\:
: .52 64 74 47 27 60 .oo ing ground from month to month, not years
Nov. 20.......,,4'i' 47 S5 47 8 51 .26 bright day. We may not see such an unknown cause, at last discovered that \
Nov. ......... "3 t\3 3g 25 50 .O) only in our own metropolis, but also i active 1\'
...... speculation as happened in the by abstaining from '
Nov. 22 .50 6t 70 42 28 56 CO.Nov. the Under potatoes they were 'I
23 ........60 62 74 55 '19 64 ..13I I throughout country at large. seventies, but a promise of a renewed freed from this trouble. ',;
Nv.24. .. ....58 63 73 54 19 ti4 .to a decreased production profits are
...... .. interest in the best of the old stock of Yet"it
Nov. 25 .64 71 7S: 6J 18 69... ,00 curtailed and business is one of the best paying \
prices cut 1\1
- all fine
the breeds of cattle is
as brightas the
farmer 1
crops can
average grow, ;
pushed by means more derogatory to
09Total the trade than commendable for might be reasonably wished to begin and the production goes on piling up II:

rainfall.A.. J. MITCHELL Observer. All the with. We have an immense space to into the hundreds of millions of bush- 1iels I''

reports straightforwardness.: of a certain class of glowing daily expand in. The countries across the The crop of the United States Ii!

Invitation to the Growers. the bus. ocean are hemmed in with inexpansive this year has been estimated by the
newspapers notwithstanding,
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. bounds, and as their population in- Department of Agriculture as high as
iness of the has
not ,
country yet recovered -
The fourth annual meeting of the (from the shock of the panicof creases the ability to supply it fails be- 270,000,000 bushels.

National League of commission mer- '93.-The U. S. Tobacco Journal yond remedy. Thus the export of .
chants will be held in Sr. Louis, Mo., November cattle from this side of the ocean muse
2 1895. Broom-Corn.
Wednesday, January 8, 1896, and The above extracts from recent issues be the only means of relief, and as I
Editor and Fruit Grower
we are the nearest to the :
of de-
will probably be in session three full of four prominent trade journalsare place j.
days.It mand, we shall always have a consid- Can you tell me if broom corn cane

invite significant. They show that the erable advantage in the shipment of > successfully grown in Florida, and
gives me great pleasure to
has into
not yet forged out
country the needed supplies. This is of can you give me the names of
you, or your representative, to be plain sailing, and that it will be nec- one any
the most comforting of recent devel- parties who are growing it ? I
You will
present. meet a large number -
for the farmers espceially in
opments in the conditions and GEORGE H. WCOD.
of solid business You present
good, men. Florida to exercise and live
future promises of our agriculture." Tangerine, Fla.
extend invitation the
can to I
growers close at home for a while longer yet.
columns if wish.A. The profits of the extensive cattle Broom be in Floridaas
through your you Let us hope that by the time the or. corn can grown
WARREN PATCH Sec. of the West!\ in their There is
ange trees are grown the country will ranges palmy days successfully as corn. a

Boston, Mass.Conkling be ready for the Iruit. were some times immense. A gen. factory at Kissimmee, Osceola county,

; I tleman owning one of 700 acres which uses broom corn grown in that

Bros. of Tillman. expectto The new arrivals at Astor Park for in Missouri and another of 10 vicinity. We have forgotten the address .

gather over 1,000 bunches of bananas the past week number about sixtyfive.The 000 acres across the line in Kansastold of the factory owner; you could

during the season, and all of the eight new houses recently built the writer, a few years ago, that doubtless learn by addressing a letter

banana plants have come out since the are occupied, and more are being built. he expected to clear $30,000 from the !: to the editor of the Kissimmee Valley ]-

freeze, -,- Lake Region. I IEustis two ranches that.. year. A year or so. !I I ] ," Kissimmee,

Fla.'I I I

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);: riarkets. Tomatoes- ew.crop Florida selling at THE ;
3.50 to 4.00 per four brisket crate. I ,

....... Cabbage-Choice, orders, 1.33 perorate; FIRST NATIONAL

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov. 29.. Northern.11.00 per ton.7.00 to 9.00; Eastern, 10.00 to BANK OF FLORIDA

': FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Beets- Home-grown, on orders, 1.00 J"ACKSONVI LE. ,

Corrected by Marx Bros. per barrel ; new Southern, 30 to 40c. per The Oldest National Bank
These are average quotations. Extra choice dozen bunches. the State.
.. lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor
lots sell lower. Eggplant=: -Selling at 1.60 to 2.00 per case. CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.
Grapes,s-lb basket......u.......... .20 String Beans-New Southern sold at ,
Oranges, }Florida........ ...... .... 3.75104.00 1.00 By conservative, yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
Lemons, Messina box....... ......... 3..0 to 1.50 per bushel box. strength and ability to meet all legi'imate demands.
Apples,bbl..... .. .... ............. ..3.00103.25 Green Peas-New Southern saleable at We buy And Fell foreign anddraftsnnallpartsofthew011d domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
English Peas bu..... .............. .... Ibo 2.50 per bushel box. .
Peas, Clay bushel........... ....... 1.25 We invite a visit! or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
", Whippoorwill ...... ............ 135 Cucumbers-Southern, 60 to 75c. per favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
Lady............... ......... ...... a.to dozen. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
Blackeve...... ...;..... ........ 1.50 Castor Beans-In demand, at '1.25 for R. C. COOLEY
41 Browneye ...... ............ ... 1.25 in lots smaller President. Cashier.
Cocoanuts... '. ........ .............. ,4 prime car ; lots, 1.20 to
Peanuts best brand..... ............. 434 lu 5 1.22. Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Cabbage. N. Y each "............... .07 Strawberries are now coming here reg-
..... ........
Potatoes, New York, bbl 16o from California and
.. racks ................u./.. 130 ularly regardless of
Onions, bbl ........... .. ......... 2.00 weather there is always an appetite for CFIOICE: A N"o. 1.
.* sacks... ..........u..... I.. 175 them. They are now within reach of a
Eggs........ ._............... ....-. 81 large class of citizens 60c.
: our being only
" VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. per quart-but an advance may set in Florida Grown Orange Trees

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. with the advent of the holidays.

Yellow Yams, bush ........ .......... 35 to .40 Of potatoes' the old crop is very large
Sweet Potatoes.3) and the new crop from the South won't '
Hubbard squash, bbl........... ...... 1.50 hud is F OR SM11.:
Lettuce doz. .... ................ .15 to .30 as profitable an opening as customary -
Celery, Kalamazoo..... ...........-. .35 to .50 for first shipment:: The same
i Egg Plants bbl .................... 1.50 to 2x0 may he said of cabbage. Of tomatoes, Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.
Tomatoes crates ......-................2.coto2 50 beans and similar it's too
.................... peas, products, !
Sweet Pepper, bu 100t0150 i All trees on stock in I Florida that was not injured the freeze. .3uds from
grown by to 6 feet
ea1'h'to .
Okra, hu, ..... '...... ...........1.50 to 2 co predict anything."We 3
Green Beans, crate no demand .... 50 to .lo( are informed however\ by several straight and well grown. Als choice Ab aka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.
. h Peas, Turnips bunch no demand,.. ....... .03 LO .<.6
Pumpkins, each....................... .o* 10 .10 cotton i te catching! the attention of hundreds GEO. WRIGHT
Kershaws each.... ...... ......... .05 to .10 of truck farmers in Mississippi.: ,
Parsley, per d ,z. bunches ........... .2:>to .30 Alabama Arkansas and Louisiana and
bunches....... ,
Green onions per doz. .15 to .2*
: Pepper,hot bushel,................... i.oo that the acreage: will be reduced in favorof
Sage well cured: Ib..................... 1510.20 cotton ; that last season's: experience
Lima Beans, shelled, qt ...... ....... ..15Ueno ; proved discouraging to truck fat! nl'1':04 HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE
..... '........................... .30 to ..35Roosters many
............... ..........*... .25 (' and that a chanue in the base of-operations -
-: Broilers....................... ..... .15 to .'5 is assured -- more cotton and
Turkeys, per pound,gross.......?.... .10 smaller truck farms are promised.P. GARDEN AND FIELD SEEDS
Ducks...................... .......... .25 to .35
.- Geese ... ...... ......:...... .35 to 40 M.\ KI I.y.
New Beets, per TOO ................ none .50 Lo .00 .

Cauliflower Watercress, doz.per doz......bunches.................... 10010150 350.50 A New Steamship for Florida. J8S5"Farmers and Truckers are requested ,to send for my rice-list of Field ard Garden Seed

Leek* perdoz bunches... .. ......... .25 i.ooo bushels Texas Red Rust proof Oats 75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or lucerne, 25 cents per
.....; Scuppernongs bu none...... ........ 2.00 The elegant new steamship: "Comanche" pound; Rescue Grass! 50 cents per p und.
': ,,_. Radi hes. per doz.... ..... ............ .15 of the Clyde line, wilbail.fl'OD1 New
; Cucumbers, crate..... ..!............ 1.50102.00
York December 4 1895
> e < coming through to Jacksonville.The ,

New York Markets. "ComaiJche": is beyond any doubt!
the finest coastwise ocean steamship GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA.

,; Receipts onions to-day 2,390 barrel" float( and is fitted up with all the latest"

., Onions in liberal supply and weak for nil improvements and appliances. Her engines -
'..'. grades. Cabbage dull and low. Cauli- are of the finest an 1 most improved
!.. flower) shows a wide in quality and
range patterns, and she will make very fast
'. value. Celery; active aud steady. Kale; time. Tonnage, 3,500. The passenger A Word of Advice

1 spinach, squash, turnips and other local accommodations of this ship are superb, .
vegetables plenty; and slow. Norfolk and<1 the staterooms are elegant and com-
beans and peas in light supply and steady; odious.

." for prime. No Chas. beans in but a good( The Clyde fleet now consists of the following to Florida Gardeners.
carried over-sales mainly 65 to
many steamships: "Comanche" (new.)

7oc per basket. Florida vegetables in ""Algonquin "Iroquois "Cht>rok..e" The past! season was a disastrous' one to the fall planted gardens' !l. as well as to the orange
light Supply and selling well when choie and, 'Seminole," all running between groves. A new c mdilloll of affairs presents! itself to the ones who n ake a bus ness of gardening
Cauliflower, prime to fancy 200 to 3.00; Jacksonville and( New YorkIt .nd that is tha there will he lh.usaii'sof orange growers." wh > will go into vegetable growing to
them lIu'lllhe orantrees come into be mn!?; alt in. 1'hN means! more competition mid unles -
Jersey carry
poor to good, 50c. to 1.50. Cabbage, is the intention of the Clyde line to to.littledirere
this i laming !> carefully managed it will mean a los to many. There has been -
and Long Island, per 100,2.00 to 3.50. !rive the people of Florida the best service !city in planting: vegetable cron;. and the result! every year has ben a surnlus of some things: and a"card'
State, per 100, 1.50 to 2.50. Celery, We-t- to be had, and it is our opinion thatif v "f oth-rs This should not b-. and weVmll I advi e every truck former who hasuitable
dozen{ stalks 50 to 7oc fair land to divi le his acreage among the different crops that can be planted! in the fall instead! "f making -
ern, fancy, per ; our people have not already done so. all cabbage: or nil outon plant your farm with some of rash kind of vegetable crops that you
to prime, 20 to 40o Cucumbers, loiida, they will soon come to the conclusionthat can succe-sfuily'grow.' : In other w ,irds don't put all your -ggs in one basket.
per crate, 1.50 to 3.00. Eggplant, Florida the Clyde line i is Florida's! best Another thing I hat: we advise every fmnrr and fruit grower to d > i< to put in a good family
1 Lettuce earden. You wit'' be surprised to find out how much you can save from jour !stare billy' by h iving
barrel I 2 50 to 3.50.
per ; friend and (deserves all the patronagethat '
a supply of xo'Ki fresh veget.hlesve'y day. and be in better htaMh HOT this purpose we ffer thefamily
: New Orleans, per barrel. 3.UO to 3.50. we can bestow upon it."BROWN'S l garden collection. below. It contains the best; and uivrs you seed to the amount of $1.00 i for
It. Onions. Orange Co., white per barrel: $1.00. l'hese are ha "! ti .fs and we '''akr this special offer to help our many fiirnds who have
h unfortunate this We h-ve made a careful selection varieties *t'd have offered in
en past year
DOc to
1.00( to 150 red 60 to 80c yellow,
with results
this collection only such vat reties as can be planted good during August, September
1.10; Eastern white, 1.25 to 1.75. Pens, a simple a'ld, convenient vmely for mil October

, green,Norfolk, per half harrel,1.00 to 3.00; Bronchial Affectionl) and Coughs. 'Ci r-

Florida, per crate, 1.0J) to 2.50 Spinach, ry t them ill your pocket. S...1l1 ouly in $1.00 Garden Collection. $1.00 Postpaid.
Long Island! per barrel, 1.00 to 1.25.: ). boxes: Family

' String beans, Virginia, green, per half. e I Pint Rust Proof Wax Beans..... ..........25C 1 Packet long Green Cucumber .... ...........osct

barrel basket! 50 to 75c.; VI pin la wax. Buy From the Factory.The Hut Bliss E\erhearig Peas ...... .... .....25C I Packet Giant Curled; .Mustflrd .... .... ......050
;" ': .; 50 to 65. Charleston, green, per bushel I Ounce Eclipse Beets........ ...... ...... uc I Ounce Ell fly White Bu h Squash.....,.......ioc
,: i> basket, 60c to 1.00; Florida, per crate, 50 Alliance Carriage! Company of 1 Packet Sure Crop Cabbage (early)...........ioc I Ounce White Egg Turnip .......... .... ...ioc
to 75c. Cincinnati, have extended an invitation Globe .... .....
I Packet Centennial Flat Dutch Cabbage(late.ioc I Ounce Purple Top Turnip. ioc
--1 to all horse owners in the South to visit:
... Americau Ruta
1 Packet Drumhead C bbage Lettuce 050 I Packet Improved Baga..o5eI
St. Louis Letter. their splendid display. at the Atlanta Exposition I Packet Dwarf) Champion Tomato ..... .......o5cI -
and examine the first
Pears-Eastern Kiefer, 2.50 to 3.25 perbarrel. class material carefully fine workmanship / ; Ounce Long Scat let: Radish ........ .........ioc $1.50
perfect t Packet St. Valery Carrot ......... ....... ...05C
construction, handsome finish, beautiful
Pineapples-Jamaica, 2.00 to 3.00 per styles and latest designs" of their vehicles.
dozen. $1.50 for 100. That is what You Get in this Collection.OUR .
These goods. are sold direct &Onl.tlle factory -
.Oranges-Frm; Mexican, 4.00 to 4.25; to the consumer, at the same ] rice
Jamaica, 3.0;) to 3.75 per box, and 6.50 to dealers have to pain carload lots. If

7.00 per barrp.l.LemonsNew. you cannot go to the position, send: fora FALL CATALOGUE FREE ON APPLICATION.

Molina\ and Palermo, catalogue,. showing the picture* and
4.00 to 5.00 box: Malnen' 3.50 to 4.00.
per prices. Address the Alliance Cairiage

bin. Bananas-On' c'l.' orders: 750.' to 1.50 per Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. H. G. HASTINGS & CO.,

Po ation-Tn better demand( and firm. US. We sell your Poultry* Veals,
Home-grown sold at 20 to 2Gc. per bushel; Y'RY Fruits and all produce at. highest INTERLACHEN FLORIDA,

levee stock at 15 to 20e.; Northern; 20 nces.rioee DAILY and references RETURNS.write For

to 30o. I .s,. f I., fttafi & BOWS, 183 Reade 1:),.. N. Y.

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The World's Production of Phos- States, viz.: the New England think California hasn't much to .1

phates. with the exception of this season from Florida. From .,

The world's production of phos- York, Pennsylvania,'Michigan, indications the crop there will 4j .'

phates is stated to be as follows : sin and Iowa have reduced the be nearly as large as usual, Cali.

average to the present figure. will be affected more by foreign
.k. ...,.. ... a.
(e"tI. -_-. p.""
conditions in than
these States thing else.
1894 any

0 --- -. mated). vorable as in other important friend of mine received a letter We Are nt..o"Stuck:: Up."

Tons. 'l'ons. the would have been from Italy in which it was That's not the s wire Is not good
Florida.. ..................... 589.97 625,000 crop enough for us",but we mud have EIA8T1CI-
South Carolina..........., 500,00) 57 ,000 As it is there is a general that the crop there would be TY and having that we want strength; to match
...... .. ........ it. and that's why ours Is the best. '
Tennessee 10,000 50,000 of this fruit in the South this It is candid
.,.. year. my opin PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich.
Canada ...... ............ 8.200 8.0r0
Algeria ................. ..... 53231 J30000Frallce and prices are extremely low that this statement was only a
...... ..... .... ....... 4O00 425.000
Belgium\ ................... 225 000 Z25,000 sections. Much of the crop is made to throw the orange grow '
Xngland; ........... ..... 5000 5.0x: ed as of inferior quality, of the United States off their < .G. .
Germany................. 13,000 J5000 ; FERTILIZE :
Ant lIe"', r"hJ1dsoCOna..ica.. ing to the severe drought, and more than anything else. ;: ;I
etc including phoshatic than usual has will be found when the
er proportion season
guanos.. .... 50 000 40,000 ECONOMICALLYPROFITABLY i
Norway Rus ...........
other coulltrie 30.coo 30.000 would from this and and that the of the USE
seem large price i iq
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...ot..l............ ........ 1 ot.l\.92R\ 2.12S.ooo shortage in the East, that product will be considerably S NITRiTE" OF t SODA i !

-U. S. Experiment Station\ Record.Government's ally first-grade fruit should by the wholesale importation Y Nearly all fertilizers are Ineffective because
foreign article. What is true of they contain too little NITROGEN ("ammo-
-rSf- ESTIMATED YIELD PER ACRE ) and this little in an Insoluble form.
TAIN CROPS is also true of the Add a little NITRATE OF SODA to these and i"i"nia.h
Crop Report. NOVEMBhR j. orange crop the result will be astonishing. '
/.. -POTATOES.2 : crop.-N. Y. Fruit Trade A PAMPHLET FREE:!!d*when'
United States of
The Department Iiis&h. eet. f 1;: to use nitrate,and how to buy and use fertilizers
Agriculture has just .issued its crop tw. a most economically. AddressS. i
u* fi-3 0 M. Harris, Moreton Farm(CP.0.),New! York.
report, showing the condition of the N N "0 t A.. Lewter has sold twelve hun .I>' C>'.S. .
crops on November i, 1895. The : :
.o ?: acres of his hammock land on
report says : STATES AND *3 & a: :S
TERRiTOJUES. "d' :: 'ti.p ::: '8 St. Johns river in east Orange
Potatoes.-The average yield of potatoes .Qj'5.. y "d '; ... : the Florida Finance
... ::s... ::s to Com-
from the preliminary o, go o, go QUICK WORK
appears .5 s* 4.1 ; There is a probability of its ,
estimates to be phenomenally large, a-: &.bO.b/J/ *
ca.oo M CO in development.-Orlando Sentinel. In selling and paying for Fruits and "eg';
amounting to 100 7 bushels per acre, fc>#M s t t.#'" S .&.. <] etahles shipped to us is our motto. WH
and the of < < < < O GIVE GOODS SENT U-* BY GROWERS
exceeding heavy crop 1891
Maine. 163 94 ... .
bushels The estimates BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
by acre.
per '
New Hampshire. 134. 101
for the last ten years have been as fol- Vermont........ 154 toe STANDARD YEAR-BOOK[, ing our A dollar.40 years Enquire experience as to without our standing default-
Massachusetts.! 133 98 and financial stability which bank or'
lows : ... any
Rhode Island. 138 91
merchants having mercantile reports can
Bushels. Bushels. Conutcucui 128 98 then BELI-KVE OUR
verify- try us-
1885.......... .... 77.5 J8go..... ........ 57.5 New York....... 122 102 > METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send'
1 885...... ........74.c' 1891...... ........ 93.9 I New Jersty...... 94 86 77 81 your name for our quotations. Stenci18ncards
1887.... ........ 56.8 1892.............. n2 Pennsylvania.... in 09 frte. Letters promptly answered.
1888.............. 79 J 893... .......... 72.2 I Delaware....... 58 92 307 93 .
.. ...... .... Maryland 87 89 .
1889.. 76.3 1894.. ... .. 62.3 Virginia .... .... 73 85 65 97 76 FRENCH & CO.,
North Carolina.. 79 90 89 86
New York, Pennsylvania, Michi- South Carolina.. 90 87 M 88 > 116 Warren St., New York.
gan, Wisconsin, Minnesota: ,and Iowa Georgia..'...._.: 58 go 78 gi ,
Florida oS)
-States of large acreage-have all Alabama 70 94 105 73 87 'II ESTABLISHED: 1855.

yields of more than 100 bushels per Louisiana Mi-Hssippi; ........ 89 58 go 96 83 87 go 89 oranges."I ,I
acre; some of them greatly in excess T,XHS 89 91 79 88
Arkansas. 7o 95 7 89
of that figure. Tenne-see..,... 64 87 76 91 Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. Redfleld. :
The general average for quality is West Virginia .. 69 88 90 93 I /I II I o III Ills ESTABLISHED 1871.
Kentucky 85 87
94.8. The States of large yield named Ohio ............ 63 81 94 63 87 REDFIELD& SON, .
Michigan.. .... 101 97 .
above are also among those in which Indiana.. .....,.. 66 89 72 89 I
the quality is high. In three of themit Illinois .... ...... 77 90 89 91 i
Wisconsin ..... 107 101 ... .....
is rated above 100. M nntsota ...... J58102... ..... I -
In most of the New England States' Iowa ............ 106 96 84..... .
Missouri .,. .... log 97 94 96 a Fruit Auctioneers .
there is some complaint ot potato rot, Kansas........ 72 89 123 93 ,
....... ... .....
Nebraska. 67 90
both before and after Thereis 141 Dock Street, Pa.
digging. Philadelphia,.
South Dakota... 66 98 ... ....'
also complaint on the same point North Dakota... 128 96 .. ..... We handle all kinds of Fruits .,
Montana .... 53 8s; ... ..... &CYCIope J either at private sale (which has heretofore been
from Missouri and Kansas, and from Wyoming ....... 100 88 ... ..... tha our custom) or by the auction system (recently
some localities in other States.In Colorado .. 95 93 ... added to our business)as you may desire.
New Mexico.... 80 99 138 105
several States along the northern Utah. ....... 172 92 ... .....
Nevada ......... 150 82 ... ... FOR RENT.
from westward
Michigan pota- Idaho ...... 105 90 .. .:... and Better
have been much .....
toes damaged by Wa'hington149 90 THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL
Oregon .......... 64 90 '" ..... Than Ever Before. ,
freezing weather. In many cases a California ....... 75 93 115 98 At St. Augustine. .

considerable part of the crop was left Gen'l averages.. -100.794.8- -79 -87.9- 584. PAGES. Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. deserve,
undug on account of the low price of St.Augustine Fla. "

the product. It is possible that when California- -- 1,500 TOPICS. FOR SALE.
all losses are allowed for and the
stock available for market reckonedup Representatives of Eastern "' THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL,

the estimate of the Los Angeles Tells Everything You Wantto
present preliminary says Know When You At St. Augustine.

average yield may be reduced. already in the field: buying Want to Know It. Completely furnished. RIght.on the Bay.
is and lemon A Rare Bars ain Apply to Capt. W. S. M. Bukham'St.
Sweet potatoes. crop reported -I ange crops. Augustine or to.CHAPIN.

good in Missouri, Kansas and I ket is expected the coming ,A VERITABLE CYCLOPEDIA FARM AGENCY

California, but injured by frosts in is estimated that the orange OF UP-TO-DATE FACTS. ,

Ohio and Colorado, by excessive ear- I Southern California' will be ... 3-23-tf St. Augustine and Boston.

ly rains in a few counties near the loads, about the same as last An Invaluable and Unrivalled : '
:FRUIT 1 i 13 ES.FO& .
Gulf, and by the severe drought everywhere A gentleman who is in Political and Popular

else. The potatoes will be ifornia buying for large Hand-Book.

small, but in many Slates their qualityis said this morning to an ..e" SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.

stated to be fairly high. I porter: "I think the'growers READY JANUARY 1st 1896. Write for Catalogue and price list.

Fruit.-Fruit returns for November realize more this season than JENNINOS' NURSERY CO.,

give a comparative product; that is, I sibly the general average will T1."m",111f'. O..

yield this year compared with a (full than in 1895. If they get PiycE: 25 CE* Ts.

crop. The average for the country is cents for Navels and' fifty (Postpaid by Mail. ) SAW MILLworks I :

shown for apples only, and stands at seedlings they should, I think FARME'R' successfullywith

71.1. This is about thirty points above isfied. One trouble with WORLD, Grinding 4 h, p.,Mill also

the figure of last year. Crops ranging ifornia is that they want to get and Water Wheels.

from one fourth to a little over onehalfthe rapidly. A man should be Pulitzer Building, New York, DeLoaoh Mill Mfg. Co.' '. .

normal product in ten important with a reasonable price for his 't ao Without ItTbU PrtildeotUI Y..... 323 Hlshland/Avo! Atlanta Qa. i


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1S9S. fUg: tfloitifcA tfAfcMfcfc Atit tr.1tv 't-GnoWitit.: 765
,. .
'-- .h .
J '
, Tomato-Growing for' Profit in the
rich land the
or one on stalks can be
bouth. trained to five-foot stakes, or as highas .. .
In no section oi country, probably,
is tomato culture reduced to a finer desired. Exhausted
system than in Mississippi, where theearly Truckers usually hesitate to plant Soils
tomatoes on rich land fearing a rank
tomato follows last on the
Florida and Louisiana crop shipments. The growth, with but little fruit ; but by i: are made to produce larger and better crops by the

Mississippi truckers, owing to their the system of pruning as practiced in of Fertilizers
the is use rich in Potash. S
location, early made a special studyof Mississippi, plant forced into
the tomato-plant, and succeeded in fruiting. This system is of great valuein Write for our 'Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It

the adoption of a system that enabled small gardens where the space is is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and

them to compete successfully with tomatogrowers limited. will make and save you money. Address,
Many truckers allow a second
in southern Florida and GERMAN KALI .
93 Nassau Street,New York.
branch to The sucker under
; southern Texas. So successiiil l has grow.
the first fruit cluster is very large and .
: been the Mississippi plan that hundredsof
vigorous. By keeping all superfluous
I acres are now planted annually in
the vicinity of Crystal Springs.In growth pinched back this will grow JOHN L. MARVIN,
nearly or quite as large as the main President..
successful culture of the
the tomato H. T. BAYA. THOS. W. CONRAD,
stalk fork. These
simply forming a
the utmost precision and system Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
two staks should be tied to a single
are necessary, as early maturity is all- CAPITAL $100,000.
stake, being careful to leave sufficientroom
important as.in a few days the prices
for the stalks to expand. If tied '
may drop,a dollar or more a crate. It THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
with three strings at intervals as the
costs just as much to handle,and shipa
stalks grow, no fear need be apprehended ,
crate of low-priced fruit as it does
that the cord or string will ,
that ol.the first crate of the season.
The Mississippi trucker grows his cut the stalks. Neither is there any Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Genera

danger of causing bleeding or injury Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
plants in a hotbed to a good, stocky
size, 'and in April sets them out in a by pulling off even very large suckers. -
-Farm and Fireside. : INVITED.
field, being particularly careful to take .
up a comparatively( large block of earth DIHEC'rORS':
with each plant, so that the growth is Weeding the Onions. John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
checked. How to manage the onion patch H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
scarcely Judge E.M.. Randall. C. B., Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
I Very soon he goes through and during the last stages of growth when Dr' H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldare.
i pinches out all axillary suckers, or the mass of tops forbids the furtheruse -.

sprouts. This,forces the sap into' the of the wheel l hoe among the plantshas

main stalk, and induces early fruiting. often been a puzzle to onion SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK

Some suckers may come from beneath growers, and is a matter of frequent

:1 the'surJace of the ground. These must i inquiry. The harm done to a crop OF ,FLORIDA,

'also be pulled oft, leaving a single by the breaking down ,of the tops JACKSONVILLE.

stem. during the process of cultivation usu- CAPITAL, $50,000.

.. As _. soon as the planting is completed ally is insignificant to the damage .
a .split stake, five feet in resulting from an early cessation of TVM. RAWLINSON, Cashier, Vice-Prea

, 'length, is firmly set at each plant, and tillage. We prefer to till the ground .

about the time the fruit is setting each between onions, potatoes, cabbages, DIRECTORS : '

plant is tied with common cord, which and other crops, when well advanced, H ROBINSON, J. HILDFBRAND r, P. E. McMURRAY,
has previously been wound around a' and to risk occasional injury to the W.J. HARKISHEIMER; PHILIP WALTFR: R. H ,LIGGETT,
leaves stalks.' cultivationhas
bit oi plank, and cut thirteen to four- or Finally,
teen inches in length. ,Each string is come to a stop, however, but the Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited.
" weeds will Purslane Paid on
ot not.
then tied firmly'around the stake and growth Savings.
loosely'about the stem oi the plant so especially, is the curse of the onion

as not to interfere with its growth, being -, grower at this late period of growth.

careful, also, not to allow the (truit The tool which is usually most convenient FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

cluster to rub the stake. The sprouts, for stirring the soil between
onion is steel rake. It 5-
or 'axillary suckers, will grow very rows a narrow
An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit
be drawn between the to the
rapidly, and must be kept constantly can along best advantage.-AUTHOHIZED CAPITAL. $300.000.
pinched off. rows of bulbs, of course with proper BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
and will loosen the surface and order. Write for price list and terms.OFFICERS
Three tyings are usually necessaryup care, : -
to the time when five good clusters keep the weeds down. The ordinary GEO., R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, VIce-President.
ALBERT M. IVES Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TUKNER, Secretary.
oi fruit have set. When these aggre- garden rakes' are rather too wide for DIU-ECTORS-Oeo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. lUll Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
tomatoes this purpose, but may easily be cut Hfllsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutchc, Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.;
gate twenty or twenty-five J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard Co.: F. (.'Samson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
the top is pinched off, and the whole down.-American Gardening. Marion Co.; John M. DryanJ.Oscoola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
.. Johns. Co.: C. F. A. TU lhv_ Vnlimte Co.: Irving Keck.. Polk Co.
strenrrrh- -- 0;>- oi the .plants. is centered inthe Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville Fla Stencils,
production ot.firm, bright, smooth The tobacco industry in Leon county with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.

tomatoes, of good and uniform size. during the coming year promises to be

Care must be taken to leave a leat- the biggest thing in the way of agricul- JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,

stem above the top cluster for shade. tural products that Middle Florida has

Pinching back the suckers will tendto witnessed since the decline of the cot- Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

increase the size of the leaves, mak- ton industry immediately after the war.

ing ample shade for the fruit. I Besides almost numberless small tobacco ;

-,The objection that pruning leaves farms, the Leon County Leaf
the fruit too much exposed and causes Tobacco Company,of which Mr. Geo. Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

sunburn is not borne out in practice.By W. Saxon of this city is president, will Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

persistently checking all superfluous put out fifty acres. On their plantain .

growth, both plant food and will be fifty acres more cultivatedby Jacksonville; ; ] 1orida.

moisture are economized, ,and the tenants, and near them Mr. JohnS.

size oi the fruit is kept up to good Winthrop, a wealthy planter, will PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES:

standard. An additional advantageis cultivate fifty acres more.-Floridian. MANONGAHELARYE: ;.....................$t 50 CABINET .$600
be *. PARKER ........................ ........... 175 J. MARTIN :. 300
that well-pruned plants can ORANGE; VALLEY................. ......200 VIRGINIA 4 00
set closer and the danger from rot is Mr. L. W. Plank has closed a deal SPRINGVALLEYBALTIMORE ......... ................. 250 OI.D 5'oo
CORN- ..................200 KHNTUCKYSOUR MASH..........,. 5 00
much reduced. with Mr. A. G. Thalmer, representing NORTH CAROI.INACORN... ............. 2 50 OLD BAKKR. 5 co
The Mississippi planter pinches a syndicate of New Castle, Pa., CLIFTON CLUB...... ...... ............. 3 00 MONI'ROSE I VELVET 6 oo

back ,the stem, as stated, because ofiris people, for 640 ,acres of land north of JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; 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.A .
comparatively short shipping sea- town for a fruit orchard. These par- complete price-list,of Groceries: ,and Wine List, sent free on application.
son, for the plant contains all it can ties will! clear and plant! twenty acres .
profitably mature. For.a garden crop this wlDte .DeFuniak Breeze. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO


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CHOICE FRUITS AND FLOWERS FOR California Orange Crop. BRONZE Turkeys. Indian Games. Black Lang-
Pekin Ducks. Eggs in season A
I SOUTHERN PLANTING. Reports show that since Februaryover GRAPE VINES. few quads of McNeil Peas'at tit.'o per quart, 50

j I Pears a specialty Trifoliata OrnnaeSlocks.. of fruit have biea cents! a pint postpaid.. Mrs.. W., 11. Mann,
Prices Low l.tst Free. SUMMIT NURSERIESWOVEN 6,400 cars mar- Largest Stock In the Mannville. Pta 10-12-12
I 1\'"",:,....,'" tag, keted, the largest part of which have World Small Fruits.Uooseberry Introcmoer&Fay of(unrivalled'urrunt.
e : r prices on impr.vf'd'vadeti s of Pomelo
! consisted of .navels. The demand, fr f r (.wtakguejre.. cieo.3.Jo8aelynIfreiIouiii: >.k'. SEKo,is column J. \V. & P. D."ite.., '

; i! WIRE FENCE seedlings and Mediterranean sweets THE MP FOR SAL}:for cash,time or ttade orange groves,
has been remarkably light. In lacr, and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
Over 50 Styles ThebestonEarth. Horse high : fVICTOR Fla.ii6t
Bull strong can, Pig make and Chicken there has been no demand for thrm, -

w..'60Y rods per day for from| and of these varietiesstill FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for
over 1,000 cars I'II' iT ,, old tn feet will dor-
.4. to 22c. a Rod. : INCUBATOR 3J4 y am 4 5 :
remain unpicked on the trees. mant bud to order. Have few budded, to theFeritrs4
Illustrated ee. Hatches Chickens by Steam.
BROS. _-.efWb. ef-utl. hose trees are fine. and
,Rldgeville, Indiana. The crop this year has yielded farmers "jjF II '. The AbsolntE'ly..clf.rcA'ulating.simplest most reliable for sale very reasonable indeed as we expect to
about $I,8So,000.-Tree and Vine. ('ata "- and cheapest first-class Hatchet quit the nursery business.! Come and see them
lomie in the market. Circulars free before buying elsewhere Bowyer fit-tephena,
9 cents, GEO.liltTEI,& CO.,Quincy.111. I ',kl Ian*, wia. q-2t-'O

: : :'. Chester White, The pear tree grows best and yieldsthe
BEhKsniRE &Poland China PLANTS. Two acres of them.
',Be' sure& ; STRAWBERRY
:; ,, : PIGS. Jersey, Guernsey&Hol- most fruit when planted upon land Dr. Inman in the two weeks since grown and vigorous Alabama New-

; ; \, etein Cattle Thoroughbred Hunting: moderately moist and not cold. his return from Atlanta has planted naps and Clouds. Price on application accord-
i : Sheep,FancyPoultry. :: let ing to quantity. G W. Jennings, Lawtey, Fla.Oi4tt .
! 8. W. EMIT m lochranvllle.and House Dogs.Chester Catalogue.Co., Pa. To insure this condition, nothing is eighty acres of tomatoes. He is showing ,

I ; I his faith in this" and the ,
better than side-hilllocation thoughone
a :: crop, pro WANTED. An agent in every township to

I A Young Girl's Trials. more level may do well if under- '.tection afforded by the lakes in hiswork.Bartow Cyclone Corn Shelter Address
Farmer ami Fru t Grower: Jacksonville, Fla. tf
drained, and then -it is better for r. Courier.FraudBuRsFruitWrappers..
\ ceiving a wash of sand from the up- SALE. Two I eon county farms.. 4co acreSI.nd'190
, NERVOUS TROUBLES END IN ST.YITUS' acres. Excellent fo stock rais nsr fond
DANCE. lands above it, which helps to warmit ?: tobacco growing.. W B. Clarkson Jacksonville,

I ] up. Two conditions are fatal l to Fla. o 8 24-tf

i (From the Reporter, Somerset, Ky.) this fruit, and they are a lack of mois- CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
: 1 Parson Hrown. tark's Seedless,
I 'j Among the foot hills of the Cumber- ture in the soil and a lack ot drynessin I NO MORE CHEATING. laffa, Tangerine, King Tardiff Grape Fruit,

laud Mountains, near the town of Flat the 'air.-Southern Fruit Journal. Villa Franca lemons and other varieties,
I of James Mc.i [ such as Nonpareil Majorca, St Michael,
J home -
j Rick is the happy Address ,.
\i Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may Malta Blood and Centennial. A. T
Pherron. Four months ago the daughterof The, pecan ClOp of Texas is very know that honest I'uocan, Manager. M Iwaukee Groves and Nurseries -
now they. get an ream
the family, a happy girl of sixteen, this and above the Dunedin Fla. 8 17-tf
large year, quality of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto
was !fctrickeu with St.: Vitus' dance. The deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
average.:: The yield is estimated at ream as some unscrupulous: dealers ANEW
," leading physicians were consulted but W e pay freight. Write for our lates
l without avail. She: grew pale and thin 3,000,000 pounds. Prevailing prices, supply. price-lift. E. W Amfden.Otmund. Fla. 7+tft

under the terrible nervous strain and lour cents per pound.-St. Tammany OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed rriLGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will
I Ii was fast losing her mental powers. In Farmer.Mr. 0 make stock rat and grow fat. Given' as "a
t dreii h to stock that will not eat Sample package
: fact,the thought placing her in an asylum Wrappers are put up in packagesof by mail 35 cents. W. G. lilghman Pal tka,

I wits seriously considered. Her case:! F. Papy, general freight agent of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is Ha. 6-29-20
talked about that the
I has been so widely the.Plant System, and Mr. Menzies, as- numbered, in printing, consecutively IRRIGATED: GROVE 100 acres 10 years set
', report of her cur was like modernizinga from 1 to 1000. No one'can nge s:50 in other fruit trees, etc. .
miracle of old. To a reporter who sistant freight agent, paid us a visit last For sale ai a sacs Address "14," The Palms,

I I'I I vibited the home the mother said: Saturday to discuss freights, and to assure HONESTLY BEATour 1 an- Park. Lake Cou ty. Ha 4 ar-gm:

i "Yes, the I epor is of my daughters sickness Captain Cordery of their heartyco IF ANY ONE who has been I enefited bv the
I of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
',il and- are true as you hear them. operation in furthering the interestsof prices. Send for samples and prices THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER they will re

j I Her affliction grew into bt. Vitus' dance tobacco be located toTHE ceive inforn atinn that will be of much value and
the Cuban
colony to -
'' from an aggravated form of weakness and iuterest to them.

\,; nervous trouble peculi ir to her sex. Every here.-Fort :Meade Pebble. JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.,
is likeBowHtr's
MAKE HENS LAY-There nothing
the end ,
followed to
t source of blIp was JERSEY CITY, N. J. :: Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida -
but it steined: that physicians and medicine i- High Springs will soon have a new last }'ear. Hundreds of testimonials. For

were powt'rless. Day by day she furniture factory and the proprietors N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted particulars, write E. W. Amsdtn, Ormond, Fla.

grew worse until we despaired of her life. intend extensive Wra11)ArQ. io-i3-tf
operating on an
At times she almost went into convul- U\\ 00 i .-Orders for spring delivery now
sions. She that we had to watch scale. The company is composed of being booked. Ten per cent with order, bal-
ance when bud are ordtred shipped.: Pineapple,
her to keep her from wandering away, Messrs. Vincent and Futch, merchantsof $1 ipr i.roo. King Parson Brown, Waite's Early

and you can imagine the care. she was. that place, with J. C. Newberry as AT REASONABLE PRICES.. Prolific $10 I er i.ooo. Magnum Bonum, Jaffa.Tallgrriue. ,
Ruby Blood,St. Michael Blood, Hart's
"About this time, when our mieryas manager. A lot just in the rear ot Tardiff Navel Sanford's Mediterranean $7 per

greatest and all (hope had fled, I read of the High Springs Oil Company's. Genuine Bermuda Onion Seed Pearl, Bermuda per i.ooo. Walters' Jo-selyn, Triumph Auran-
another case, almost similar, that had White Silver Skiu, Yellow Danvers and tium, Pomelo, $8 per i.ooo. Marsh Seedless, $20
been cured by a medicine known as Dr. plant was recently purchased by the Top or Perennial! per ,,ooo. Small orders solicited at reasonable

Williams' Pink, Pills. Almost in desperation company, who are now erecting a .New Crop of Refugee Beans, $4 per bushel. rats in this becllon.June buds J.for W sale& F.u D.bite Waite Fly,not Uelleview known,

I sec.fired some of the pills:: and building 45x85 feet, in which the ONION SETS. Fla 10-26-6

fiom. that day on the wonderful work of furniture will be made.-Tampa Tri- Finest Strains of Cahbage, Florida tested.A ATTENTION! I 'nm selling out my stock of
restoration commenced ; the nervousnessleft full line of all seeds. White, Leghorns including
her cheeks grew bright with the color bune. Florid and Georgia seed Rye and Oats. breeding'" pens Write quick ann get prices.

(f health, she: gained flesh! and grew In here- 'The Anchor- WINTER FLOWERING BULBS.Send Island Poultry Yard,'Fe-nandina, Fla 11-2-3
stl both mentally and physically: un- one grove | OOK LOOK! $ 25 per acre w 11 buy 161 acres
ollg for price list. ** oC6".t class ine land in t 16
of Lientenant Dyer U. S. N. i sec 4 s, r 23
of age ,
til to-day she is the very picture good east. Well limbered, title perftct. Also 8000
health and happiness. tile superintendent, Mr. McMurray\ L. CAMERON, Seedsman, on" year old Parson Brown Orange. Carney
in Jacksonville, Fla. Lt m -n and Grape Fruit buds Write for pricesM.
hIt is 110 wonder that I speak glow- has waned a relentless war againstthe .
& J Ii Turuley, Excelsior Nurseries Lake
ing terms of Pink Pills to \'eI'Y.alll1g\ borers. He has used a wash of WeirjKla.i 11-2-9<<
saved daughter's C01.1lTlfl
person 1l1Je t. They my lime, sulphur and carbolic acid, applying FOR SALE A Poland-Chi-a Boar, seven
life find I am grateful. "old, Wi 1 wrigh about 1S0; pounds.
The foregoing is but one of many wonderful it with a whitewash brush to RATES.-Twenty words name and address, Raised in Florida. Price 810.00 W. H. Powers,

cures that have been credited( to the trunks of the trees. This has one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Nothing Lawt,,. Fla. tf

Pills for Pale People.In taken for less than :15 cents.::
Dr. Williams' Pink effective least there
proved :: are no
WOOD tcr sale of all leading vari-
have Advertisements for this column MUST be prepaid BUDDING
many cases the reported cures borers now, and no grove that wet orange Umon and giapo fruit. Five
been investigated by the leading newspapers dollars p'r I thousand, delivered by mail Shfe
and verified in every possible( man- ave heard of in the county is com- Send no stamps larger than two cents. H-rival guarai tred. Gulick Bros., Riverside

ner. Their fame has spread to the far ing out better than this.-Orlando Initials and figures count as one word California. Formerly of Mt. Dora, Ha. 11-9-4

ends of civilization, and there is hardly a Reporter. ,- --- ---# pll ICE PINEAPPLE. PLANTS per dozen or
START YOUR HENS LAYING with Boiled )OUSal11, Large edlingoranga trees and
drug tore l in this country or nnd Bone Kieffcr
: $1.15 per 100 lbFor sa'e by pears only $2 per too. Giant Bamboos
where they cannot be found. There never was so great an inquiry I'he Island Poultry Y H dl.: Also Ltghoiu-., only 21 cents Dw rfban boo, 10 C. Caladium
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People Lang anA aud Minorcas. Circulars. fr-ernan- and Lilly bulb only $7,50 per barrel..5 cents
about Florida in the history ot the dine| Fla.- 3pELhRY each Roses Palms etc'.. almost given away.
are now given to the public us an un- indications Camphor seed, jjranrest of shade trees to cents
and the the
and -torer State, justify : 'H.ANTS for ,sale. ?s tenth : 100
fating bluod-builder nerve-ie: per packwge. Robert G. Bidw ell, Orlando, Florida,
that will make delivered; $5 00 per 1000 by expiebs not pre- Box
all forms of weakness arisiug from statement more people 147 n-9-3
curing p.id. H Hetcher Paradise! to Ja.
condition of the blood or shat- Florida a home the coming season 11.3.3FOR BERMUDA ONION PLANTS for pale at 1.50
a watery
sold all .:AI.E ($7 00(0 cash tr 5 years at 5 per ptr Orders fur five thousand or
tered nerves The pills are by than ever before in the Slate's historyfor ) or lease: That splendid i 'larni on Duval over. at $1.25 per thousund. Chubb & Ward,
dealers, or will be tent post-paid:! on receipt Island'of 115'' acrerich hammock with 8 roomed Winter P-irk, Fla. 11-9-3
of price ((50 cents a box, or six boxes one season. house ttc. S titable 'for f rming s.oc'* or fruit ORANGE HUDWOOD from fifteen ((15)) ch ice
--.f.-- Inf Owner going Abroad.
grll\\ { Apply Mr. satisfaction
varieties. and
sold in bulk 01'by Identity
for $2.50-they are never ,
Dr. William Droves of wagons continue to pass Turnbull Ducat Him e. Moral they Fla. n ;".3 guar nteed at '4.S0 per thousand. Halts baa
the hundred ) by addressing FUK SAI.I'; Je s y !Bull lime years oin. .Full n,>a pl.nlsce"tll.!' A"dre-s, Earl W. Martin
I *.' .Medicine: Company, Schenectady: through the city en route to the fi .h- I. $45.00. Fme-t in State Also three Braident wn, Manager county, Fla "-9-3
1 Gull and Rerkshiie sows, $10 each, Address, bi.
New York. cries on our coast, many Bridgeport>> ,.Fla, Kenz THE FLORIDA K"AI), Win ne.tpanll.hlet'orm.
loaded with tobucco lioni jj.2j 5 10 cents hv mail t-toirs & titorrn, Printer -

South wagons Georgii and adjuring Florida 4<0flCRKS, : OF LAND. 40 cleared and DeFunlak Springs, Pla 11-16-3 ...
.U fenced I ij$ mi e to station', $too best of toMtl I nan fo ret'an in an orange,
counties are daily coming to the city. furniture; U) exchatiK for Florida properly. J. care taker of property by man of
Tallahasseean. Seward Brown, Quintette, Escambia County. I experience. Best of reference Address, r...-
Florida 11-16-3 .I Nelson,Ozona, Fla,;;, : ',11-16-3,



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,l::, SAVANNAH LINE The Clyde Steamship Co.


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

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

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

From New York. From Jacksonville,
O. 2VI. SORR: L, 2'a a.J1a: er. (Pier 29 E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Tuesday, Oct. 39th, at 3 P m ......... "SEMINOU?".... ........Sunday, Nov. srd, at 4soam:
Friday Nov. 1st. at3 p m...... ....4CHER KKE" ...... ...Thursday, 7h. at 7:00a: m
Monday.to 4th, at 3 pm..........."IROQUOIS"...... .......Sunday, loth at :10:00: a m
Wednesday, It 6that3pm ........ "ALGONQUIN". .. .... Tuesday I2ih, at 12 00 n'n
Friday, It 8that3pm ............SEMINOLE".. ......Wednesday, 14th, at 12 Co n'n
Tuesday "I2that3pm..ItCHHROKIU "........ .Sunday, 17th, at 5:00am:
Friday, 15th. at3 pm .. ....... "IROQUOIS" ..........Thursday, 21st, at 7.30 am
Monday..t i8th, atspm ......... "ALGONQUIN"........_.Sunday. 74th at 10:30: a m
Wednesday, u 2cth, at 3 p m........... "SEMINOLE".. .........Tuesday 26th at 12 00 n'n
Friday 22d atspm .... ...... CHEROKEh": ...........Thursday, '! 28th. at ijsop; m
Tuesday, 26that3pm..IROQUOISH......-.... .Sunday, Dec 1st, at 4.oam
Friday, it 29th, at 3 pm........"ALGONQUIN"............Thursday, 5th, at 6.ooam

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"r Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
pa..a.ae Rates: I
: sail from PHILADELPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays: and from

letween Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.00 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, (43.3o; CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. .Close connection made at
M Steerage, $12.50. Charleston with Clyde FJOJ) ida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville:: and

'acksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00 j: Excursion $47.30 ; all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia interior points via Philadelphia.
|Steerage, $14.23. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -


(Central or 900 Meridian Time.)
qty of Birmingham .......... ...... ... ............... ...... ....... Sunday, Dec. i, 4.00 a. m. For Sanford Points
.\cnochfe .......... ......... ....... ........ ................ .. ...... Tuesday, lec 3, 6.00 p.m. Enterprise and Intermediate on '
I insaft City.. ................ .... .......... .... ....... ..........Friday, Dec. 6. S ooa. m.
;, ; ty of Augnftta .. .... .... ............ .u. .. S.....0SI.... .... Sunday Dec. 8, JO Co a. m. the St. Johns River. .
| ''y of Kirmingham ......... ....,....... ............ .............. Tuesday Dec. 10, 12.00 noon
1 I .foochea ............. ..... ........................ ... ........1..... Friday Dec. 13. 300 p. m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer ". ,.
i -mean' City .................. ...i...... ........ .... ..... ...........Sunday, Dec. 15, 5.00a.m.
!.'!ty of Augusta ............................ ..... ..... ....... .... Tuesday Dec. 17 6 30 p. m. "CITY OF JACKSONVILLE,"
j /Jty of Birmingham ...... ........... .... ..... ....... ........... ...Fri ay. Dec, 20, 8ooa.ro.
Nacoochpa .............u.. ... ..... ... ............ .... ....... Sunday Dec 22 9.00a.m. Capt. W. A. SHAW
EC. "n-HN ('ity.... .............. .......... n.... ...... ...... .I..... ...Tuesday, Dec. 24 n.ooa.m.
Jty of Augusta .,.... .... .......... .. .......... .... ......... ....Friday. Dec. 27 1.30p.m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30p. :
: Birmingham................. ................. .. .... ..... .Sunday$ Dec 29 3.00a.m. m., and from Sanford Mondays Wednesdays Saturdays at 9:00: a. m.,
.tcoochee....................... ...... ............. ....... .... .....Tuesday, Dec. 31, 4.30p.m. Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.


Bhattahoochee.............. ............ ........ .... ...................Tuesday! ,Dec. 3, 5.30 p. m React Pawn. Read Up.
Kate City.... ........... .... ............ .... .... '''!.''.' ..... ....... Sundy, l>ec. 8, 900 H. m. Leave 330 p. nl ...... ........ .......... .Jackuuville........ .. ...... r\tflVC :a.:o p.tn.
.lIaht&81&ee'.!.L........! ................... ..... ........... Thursday, Dec. 12 2 Dhattiihoocheo .. ........ ....... .... ........ .. ..... ........ ........ Tue<:dy Dec 17 630 p.m .u 3.00a m. ..................... .Astor.... .. .................u. .. 3.30P m.
./, !r,!t.. City ....... .... .. .. . ... .... .... ........ .. ....... ........Sunday, Dec 22, gooa. m.rallHliMRAee 4.30 anI. ..................... St. .rauels............ ............. J.30p. m.
... ... .... .... .... .......... ............ ............ ...Thursday, Dec 26, 12.30 p.m.'tttttahoochee u 5.30 a. m ............ ..... .........Berresford .... .... ............. ..... u 12.00 no >n
I .. .......'....... ......... .......... ....... ...... e. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 4.sop.m.; 1/ 600 a. m ...... ............ .... .... Blue Spring........... ............ to lr.30 a. m.
Arrive 8.?0 a. m ...... ........ .... San/oret./ ............. ............ ..... u 9oa. m,
-4 FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. II 925a. m. ........... ........ ... p.lIterprise........ .... eo ... ..... tc 9.30a.m.

(These Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., JacksonvilleA.

'1.. ., of Maeon ... ............. ... .... ............................ Monday' Dec. 9, 11.00 a. m. ,
:I. c;yofMacon.......... .... .... .......... .............. ............Thursday, Dec. 19 7.30 a..m.Vty J. COLE!:, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, Is ew York.
of Macon .,. ; .. .' .. .....,...Sunday, Dec. 29, 3.00" m. M. H. CL.VWK Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green, New York.
D. MINK. General
D. C. Freight Agent 12 to. Delaware avenue Philadelphia, Pat
THKO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager Bowling G-een, New York.F. .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St. Jacksonville, Plat
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville. Fla.WM. .
nect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah. Florida (f& Western Railway,
.. Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad.
hrough Bills of Lading, Tickets and Baggage Checks to all poiuts North and East. See your P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
!' J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York. 19 Rnntl1 nplA"WArp Avpnnfll. 'P11f1Ailpl1\l1fA.. 'K" Howling- n"ppn. .VP_ On.U.
fc. I,. WALKER Agent, C. G. ANDERSON Agent
m New Pier No. 35 North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875.' J. B. BOURS.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston
L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street
w H.PRHdelphiGen'1| Agt. C. R. R, 317 Broadway New York. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
& Western Co.,'261 Y. ,
'" T. D. IIASHAGEN, Eastern Agent. Sav., Fla. Ry. Broadway
.L. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON General: Agent
*53 Broadway New York. '306 Washington, St., Boston.W. .
J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD. Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
I WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent, .
New Office 224 West Bay Street Jacksonville. ,


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We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Gomple Stock of

t1 AJB5OU1, Hay, Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat, Grits Meal,

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Siblished at West! Palm Beach.is the official paper of Dade; is the Recojnfzed' Expinent of the Re- FERTILIZER. .
will convince.p.n4
'sources Attraciipns and Advantages of that Wonderful Region-The Mecca of the Home Seeker These Fertilizers hav no superior in the market and a trial
:he Trucker, the Fruit Grow rand the Investor.W for Oatalnon r.- .
Published in this, territory every Thursday since February ai"t 1 1887, this publication is recog-
the its products how to grow them and how they pay- the
'I1Jzed$ as an authority on country TLANT.A.
of Dade.
untr 'a development and its future. JnhhortTHE ThOPICAL SUN Is the Paper
: > Don't full to soo our splendid Exhibit at the great Exposition. -The same
All Home Print Weekly PuDllcatlon class of goods that took the highest awards at the World's Fair.
An Eight
the Section of Florida. factory prices. As manufacturers wo save you 20 to(W per cent. All WJS
= for it and ;
abocribe keep posted on
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roster Ma.' sPitteburK. 453 Wa-hlnKton St Li'uvenworth. Kan. 621 t Delaware St. Pa. 1308 Chestnut St. nieao) Cal. 261 Main St
Penn 433 Wood St. I Kansas City Mo. 206 West Ninth St. Sun Francisco, Cal. Rooms 12 and! 14 Flood RTd i Stockton Cal. 1050 Fourth St
Cincinnati, O. 23 West. Fourth St. New Or'eons, La.. 731: Canal St. Washington, D. C. {025 J !Pennsylvania. Pi tsficld, Mass .- 55 Main St
Detroit Mich. 67; Monroe Ave Wilmington, Del. 710 Market: Atlanta, Oa. ((53 Peachtreo St. .Madras, India 75 North_ St
Baltimore, Md. 119 East Baltirap.e' St Portland!, Me. fi38) Congress St. Newark N.'J. 057 Broad St. Montreal. Canada 4 Bt "
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