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Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 7, 1895
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00359
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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8. Powers, Editor. JACKSONVILLE J FLORIDA, DECEMBEK, 7, 1895. Whole No. 140O Vol.NE'V VII"No.-4'D'SEUJER' '

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RESPONSIBLE, ESTABLISHED 1868.

RELIABLE, > > .
PROMPT. 27 YEARS EXPERIENCE.



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


REAL ESTATE SECURITY AND BEST BUSINESS METHODS ENABLE US/TO DO ALL POSSIBLE FOR CONSIGNORS. PROMPT ACCOUNT'SALESAS ;
SOLD. THIS INSURES YOU AGAINST LOSS AND GUARANTEES HONEST AND PROMPT RETURNS. NO MARKET STEADILY EXCELS NEW
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YORK. 'BUFFALO HOUSE 167 AND 169 SCOTT STREET. USE ANY TELEGRAPH CODE.

REFERENCES--IRVING NATIONAL BANK; NEW YORK, THIRD NATIONAL BANK, BUFFALO, R. G. DUN & CO., FIRST NATIONAL'BANK..ST..
AUGUSTINE, FLA. BANKS AND SHIPPERSEVERYWHERE.
. AGENTS FLORIDA FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GROWERS ASSOCIATION AT BUFFALO.



JUST.VE OUT YOU! SEEN'IT ? 7V'G. LHA. MENTION, TREE PLBNTER8!


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

THE POMONA NURSERIESare

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

THIS: UP-TO-DATE HORTICULTURAL HAND BOOKWhich ORANGE' and TRIFOLIATA STOCKS.Over .

75 varieties of Roses alp"field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees,Shrubs,etc-
is sent free upon application,describes over 300 varieties of fruits and ornamentals offered
for FLORIDA_ and lower South including NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE.
It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental,Grounds.
Satsuma on Trifoliata..-Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. Write for Catalogue and any infol mation wanted, .. :
W.
D. GRIPPING
PROP,>::,

GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES, __ Macclenny,'.Fla', ..i;

GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. :1Qow: 'IS '[ I-TE i TIME."

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

GRAFTED PECANS. We can furnish 75,000 Eye buds 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 fol.
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THE ONLY WAY 'TO GET WHAT YOU WANT.Jreadq'tta'l.te1's 'lows: Majorca, Jafla Ruby Bl od Hart's Late. Parson Brown, Tangerine Homo< erranean hweet.Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to Any pa't of the State for
60 cents $5.00 i.ooo. 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to feet high, budded and
per 100; per 4 on sour
for. fear Trees. Satsutna Orange on Trlfotlata Celestial Ifli8, trif liata stocks, from no ii1 in, at the ground.. Buds inserted; ia the: stump at the ground (not in
One Year Trees now full of Fruit. Evcrbearlag.Itulberrfes for the >>'lf/s and the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter.
_. Peach Pear, Plum, Persimmon, oquat and Fig Trees. Large three year old White Niagara
-- Chickens JSlberta Peaeh'Trees by the Thousand Grape Vines.
Send,for Interesting Catalogue. JKSQSTSS-* .
THE OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil a specialty.
I.Our roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For lull particulars send for descriptive
J. H. OIl VKJOlS VU, Prop.: I catalogue and price list. Address,
MONTJCELLO, FLA. HASTINGS & WYL.IE,
Interlachen, Fla.


ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. CHERRIES IN FLORIDA.Cherries .

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1 Wo ]have an Unusually Large antI Tine Stock of Hardy Palms, cannot be raised in Florida, but

/ Shrubbery, Trees, Vines and all Manner of Plants

for House, Lawn or Orchard. ORANGE'S CHERRY PLUM


.Nruit-Trees,Economic Plants Ferns, Orchids Bamboos Cacfu, Etc., for.every situation and
for every climate. Plants sent safely to ill parts of the World. We pack by mail and pay postage cooked i in any form or made into pies, tarts, jellies, jam, sweet pickle, preserves,
at..Catalogue rates, or send large plants by xpress or freight.
.>Send for. large catalogue illustrated and priced. etc., are fully equal or superior t 1 the best cherries of the North. The tree is an

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


GENUINE; BERMUDA, ONIONS. Is puzzle to everybody, Unit plum and half cherry' .lu quality' and appearance. You have a rea
treasure "Farmer and Fruit Urower. '
Oar stock of this popular variety is now ready for delivery. Beware of spurious "The Cherry Plum l is a valuable acqulblfon to our list of fruits "Florida Agriculturist
: "Cooked,it 1 equal we bel'eve superior to the Pearly Richmond the most valuable of all cherries for
Italian( J( i and (California'stock sold by northern:houses at $2 to$2.50 per pound. culinary purpose". The sauce is very rich in coloring' and flavor.* >Ichor color and richer flavor than that
of the cherry and free from too strong acidity of the plum,and leaves nothing. to be desired In the cherry
OUR SEED ARE GENUINE.I line."-Halifax Journal.

Both'Varieties White and Red Packe 5 cents ;| oz. 15 cents 1 oz. 25 cents
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About 200 fine budded trees, 4 to 5 feet, well branched, 65 cents each, $G pr dz.
$ Ib. 85 cents; 1 Ib. $3.00 post paid.
,%7M. Xv. ORANGE
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H. G. HASOFII TGS Ss CO., S E5i>1 E>e Mi rff.Interlaohen Manville Fla.

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I Florida.

Catalogue free, on application.. THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare

300 ACRES''IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS; G 38TH YEAR.
offering a fine lot of Budded Trees.! for sale for season of'95 and '96, including limited supply of

FRUIT I TREES SpecialiyAdaptedto, Florida. GENUINE BOONE'S' EARLY TREES AND BUDS

Oriental Pear"Japan.Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry Also Grape Fruit T''r<*iff.+. Magnum Bonnm Medit rranen Sweet; Bessie. Tangerine and
PJanfs.) Crape Vims, etc. Rare Conlf rae, Broad Leaved Evergreens Camelias. 50 000 Palms 'common Oran s/e, Stanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa franca Lemon Grown to stakes. All on. Sour.
10,000Caniphorand Cinnamon trees Roses. The Greenhouse Department is largest and I stocksWrite for'prices to .-
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South.l W. W.' HAXVICIISTJS &s SOIWS
era horticulture. Catalogue free Address P. J. BERCKMANS! Augusta, Ga. No Agents.l Georgetown, Fla.



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State LAKE. A ricllltllral CITY, FLA.Collea.f" THE "DAISY"" PLOW.An .




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NEXT COLLEGE YEAR BEGINS

MONDAY.- SEPT. 3O. 1895. Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry

FULL FACULTY OF ABLE PROFESSORS, Grower Should Have
;' regular courses Agricultural, Me
chanlcal,Latin-Scientific, Women's,equiv
alent in length studies and honor. Graduate:!! .--0'
of Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest Most AttractiveKong

of other.courses,degree of B. S. .. '.(:..' .!'.
A one.year's Business Course giving thorough -

Penmanship instruction and in BookKeeping.A Commercial LawArithmetic. : r r/!'. ", rT I.$

years! course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN :7" < ; "
and Telegraphy, fitting students for business, FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH .. .
Graduates of these courses receive certificates 01 : < ; ;
THE .
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proficiency.A -
course: in Piano Music bas been added /;. : r

under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof Florida; Central and Peninsular ,', ." ;. ,au-. ''t''<'' :'.
Music,giving best facilities to students of the .
Piano, at a reasonable charge. NEW THROUGH ROUTES. oj. :': 8'
Military Instruction under a graduate of ..'..; .i>...4.
New York to Jacksonville by
West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash- / ,s 'tI '
Discipline similar to West Point The and
Ington Southern Railway to
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College Physician attends all students without Northern 1 Columbia, Florida Central & -k'f
charge.'. Lake: City is one of the healthiest placesin Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal .O:>! :ww r.
America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In .
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eleven years there has not been a death at the points In Florida. ..;',. f*M ,
All to women. Stu- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by '
College courses are open ;:' ,,: '
dents not prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga '.
1'4 '.:t.J'$:
enter Preparatory Department.To and Southern R1y to Ever-
Florida}ette, Florida Central & Peninsular ..
all students from Florida tuition is Free! in .;: I : '
all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. to all important Florida "
students pay a reasonable charge. Students points.lanS88 "
from other States pay$20 a year tuition, music Kansas City Fort Scott & ,
extra. Young men beard in the Mess Hall at$tO City Memphis R.lt.to Kansas ;TAn
a month. Young women board with families in T Rfl'vflle to Birmingham, Southern It'y ;.
town at$10 to$15 a month. College year begins Thro' Line Ito Everette, Fla. Central &
September 30, 1895.. Peninsular to all Fla. points. ,
For catalogues address 01 0> '
Louis to Jacksonville by .-:;- ."
Short Line to Du Quoin, ,; ,;;

O. CLUTE LAKE, PRESIDENT CITY, FLA., Holly Koute.Sp'gs 1St. Central City, Memphis to Holly&Sp'gs Birmingham -, The best Tool for:intensivo culture ; saves the expenses of ,a:);horse ; i
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J I to Birmingham,Sou. does the work just how and where you want it done. '
R'y to Everette and F. C. & P.
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Sioux City & Chicago to Jack- '
JOHN B. STETSON UNIVERSITY sonville. Ill. Cent. to Holly
Holly Sp'gs. }Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.!
Koute.New Sou. R'y to Ever- 'This little plow has,been perfected with special reference to Florida use and

DELAND.FLORIDA. ette and the F. C. & P. with the assistance and suggestions of Florida.growers. .'
Louis'llle & Nash'ille to River
For,both sexes College, Normal School, Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, To 1 route with through sleepersJackso'vi1le
An institntion of first rank. Faculty of twenty between New Orleans and

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

baths "thoroughly equipped gymnasium. Department 1$The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track] in .
of Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the .
For young men. Library of 6,000 volumts. Reading Tobacco Jtegwns, Given with this to subscribers for
new one for $5.00 f. b. at
room, with leading periodicals and daily Stock farming and Dairy Section, paper year o. our.
and weekly papers. Thoroughly equipped I Peacn and Strawberry Lands,
chemical and physical laboratories. Separate Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country, Storeroom.FARMER
buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artists I Phosphate Belt. and FRUIT GROWER,
of established reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring and
October 2. Send for catalogue giving fulljnformation Other Fine Scenery.The ;JA.CKSONVILLE, 117 LA...
to I Great Hunting Country.,
JOHN F. FORBES Beaches the Noted fishing Ground.
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in connection -
of soils in the State and above all with the paper. Write us for terms.

Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It Is High and Healthy.
lorida Prosperous towns nil its route and it offers .
d the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ?
Lan s the Northern markets. Send for the popular .
Bong"MV-
FLORIDA HOME." i

Oranges with its spirited words and beautiful music Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering your Hands and

descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off? '
Buy a"CYCLONE"
Resorts which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pagesof ".
full sized best musiopaper, containing also '
I a picture of a home in Florida and a hunting \
investments[ scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in CORN SHELLER:
stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)) ,
Send also for the best map of Florida (sen SEVERAL REASONS :
WHY YOU
free) and note the towns on its route.
;Developments A. 0, MAODONELL,O.P.A F SHOULD HAVE'ONE.. "
Jacksonville, Fla.
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.Attractions The Fla Cent. & Peninsular R. R '
It is fully warranted'against breaking or getting .
Address, 's'
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Offers 119'; out of order by any fair usage.
to ShippersThe
G. D. ACKER LY, It takes less power to do the same amount of '
Shortest and Quickest Route $. work than any other machine of its size ever
CCCNCIIAL:: PASSCNCCR AQCNT, made.

THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, BETWEEN There is no time lost'after, you are through
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. THE EAST AND z corn as the machine takes the corn all off the
WEST.
-- I r cob. drops! the corn in the box or basket takes
With Improved Ventilated Cars, this company F the cob on around nnd throws it off at the back.

s g p is better equipped than ever ever to m, By:a little practice with it you can easily shell '
LeaveDoubtful : handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops and i'j oue bushel of ears in about minutes or less. '
insure close connections and prompt despatch -- The sheller is small but it will t do the work ofr'
to all Eastern and Western Markets. "
many a larger machine.
Seeds alone. The best
are easy to pet, and cost no Through oars to destination without x r The spring can be adjusted to any tension required
more. Ask your dealer for change or delay. and can be loosened when not in use, thus,
Perishable freight followed by wire and f avoiding any chance of its giving out. '

FERRY'SSEEDS shippers advised time passing various Juno- "'+ A sheller wrench accompanies every machine.
tion points and arrival at destination.All '
claims for overcharges and loss }'
, adjusted. prompt. The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $125,000; and .Js.
personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The ,.
See that your goods are markedvia !

t Always the best. Known F. C. & P. R. R. CYCLONE CORN SHELLERis .\ !. I. ;
everywhere. Perry' Geed For information call on or address the undersigned .
r:'" "_ Annual ,for 1805 tells you : not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit. '\110 'I1Ii I''.
what, how,and when to plant. O. E. TAYLOR.Trav.A'gt. Ocala Fla. Retail price $3.00. Given with thepaper one year for $..00 or as a premium for three new
e' Sent Free. Get It. AddressD. W. B. Gen. A'g't, Orlando, Fla. subscribers at $3.00 each. Address all orders to ', i/' .-t: ,
M. FERRY & CO., O. M. IIOLDEN, Trav. A'gt!{ Leesburg Fla "r"h..' I
FULLER Trav. Fla.Or .. FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER ;
Detroit, Mich. W. R. A'gt: Tampa !' ; ,
N. B. PENN NGTON, Traffic Manager ;:1,N'
Jacksonville,Fla. Jaato1lMorLvi11ea, : 11 l.y..,: .
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Protection for Bananas.It so few oranges in Buffalo during according to the learned, is the' most Live Stock. .f

is an'easy matter to protect a Thanksgiving week as we have this wholesome and most 'nutritious of all
week. Only a few firms here have fruits.-Memphis CoIrimercial.A peal.
stalk so high that it will ,
banana up Feeding Cattle in Florida, ::i .-
:ear next' year, whereas if left to be Jamaicas, and no house over fifty S4
filled down to the ground it could not, boxes. They are bringing from $4 to Carbolic Acid Wash for'Scale. To an experienced breeder who
Jt least !in the northern part of the $4.50 per box and $8 per barrel. ,Next Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. carefully considers the conditions un-'
State, make sufficient growth to bear month 'we will receive plenty from der which most cattle exist in Florida,'
Vuit. Cut off all the leaves, leaving Mexico and California, no doubt; so I enclose you a leaf from the last it is a wonder that they are as good as '

straight stalk, only one, the bestne we will ''do some business in oranges issue of "Insect Life" published by they are. Running freely in the woods ,
; slip down over it a headless bar- during the holidays. But Buffalo does the Government at Washington, con- and breeding promiscuously, a great :
lei' or a ten-inch section of earthenare- miss the good old reliable Floridas. taining a formula of a wash that is a many of them mate and produce young

are tiling and then fill In.around it How is it with the rest of the boys ? I perfect success in destroying different before they have become sufficiently
nth earth. The earth should be Do you find anything. to take the place :, varieties of scales. I have tried it on matured to be able to bring forth vig- :
Jacked down somewhat as it is thrown of Floridas ?" the orange myself. It does the work orous offspring. The heifer thus stinted: ;',

iji so that it not settle too much Cleveland correspondence : "Dealers thoroughly, but on a large orchard by prematurely becoming a mother
may
f nd the end of the stalk have begun to realize what it is to be would prove rather expensive. Two has not sufficient vitality left to pro
> be expose frozen. If upper a section of tiling is without Florida oranges as the recent pounds of whale oil soap dissolvedin duce another calf for two years. Herr

sed it should be banked a little one advance on Jamaicas has opened the one gallon of boiling water and applied vitality is still further reduced by ,the I- ';

outside, to prevent it from being eyes of some of our heavy buyers, while warm. The soap will calf' running with her, without any ,
:irown, over by the wind, and also and they will await the return of the cost in New York about five to seven pretense of separation, so that we have ,', "

:') protect the lateral roots nearest luscious, Florida article a, few years cents per pound by the barrel. I finally the ridiculous and pitiful spec- .
le surface. hence with considerable anxiety. tested this last year. tacle of a calf a year old, perhaps
Savannah correspondence : With There is another remedy that was eighteen months old, with good-sized '.f"

Rural on Banking 4- Trees. the very few offerings in oranges equally as successful with me over horns, teasing and tagging alter a puny .
there should be a chance for some- twenty years ago here on Galveston mother scarcely larger than himself for
I I itor Partner and Fruit-Grower: body to place some early shipmentshere. Island. I had.a fine grove of 400 the few drops of milk she is still able: ",
Rural l is somewhat surprised at the
that when about
trees eight afford.It .
Floridas orange to
Just enough are on .
ply of Dudley Adams in last week'sARMER the market to remind us of their years old were attacked by the speciesof is nothing but that inherent force
AND FRUIT-GROWER in re- scarcity" scale that leaves a dirty, black of nature called the survival of the -'
,rd to banking trees. Rural always > deposit all over the leaves and stems, fittest, as with the wild animals of the
; ads with intense interest all that
which is also gummy and attracted forest, which prevents' the wretched -
Tree Protector. .
Home-made
'I r. A. writes and looks upon, him as thousands of flies. Being in the mar- scrubs called ,cattle from becoming extinct -
well informed, practical, cool headedan Editor: Farmer and FruitGrower.All .
ket gardening business and having through sheer inanition. The
I ; but certainly he is a little offs the materials, viz.: cardboard, used carbolic acid and soap suds with bulls which are the most vigorous destroy '
s base in his advice. roofing paper, etc., suggested for mak- "
f perfect success on lice I concluded to or suppress the weaker ones;'
Perhaps: would be good advice in ing,cylinders for banking orange trees try it on my orange trees also. Ldis- thus perpetuating the. more masterly
dinary ,times. When trees hardenin against frost mean money going out
solved five pounds of common wash. qualities and preserving a sort of coun .
of the State for the A "
> the fall of the they do not same. very good -
year ing soap in boiling water and then terbalance to the deteriorating,.process ','U;'" -
:ed protection, but this year is with- cylinder could be made from pine wood, mixed with it one pound of refined above mentioned. '' i

:' t.a precedent in orange growing. the same.as orange box sides are made carbolic acid, which is pure and as Most of the native pastures of the
Rural.never lost a box of from, only half; the thickness of the I
oranges clear as water. This acid now costs State produce very little feed availablefor
j >m frost until last winter, and there latter. This, I .:feel sure, would be in New York in fitly pound drums cattle except the two or three va-
; :re killed last winter, twenty miles quite serviceable, would use up native about twenty cents per pound. I rieties which are indiscriminately called
I! rth of,this place trees that were fifty material, employ native labor, and added enough water to fill an ordi-- wire-grass. In the spring these shoot

ars old,, showing .that orange-tree keep the money where it should be nary whiskey barrel], probably about up with succulent luxuriance, and r
ling was a new business this wayd kept under present circumstances, viz.: filty gallons, for I remember the bar- where the dead herbage has been
in the State. F. W. NOAD.
presents evidence that Rural ist rel was quite large. I applied this burned away so that the cattle can geta
too far north to raise oranges ; andt Halifax, N. S. thoroughly with a common hand bite of it, they take on flesh rapidlyfor
t t, with'all due respect 'to my es- > < fountain pump and in three days the a few months, and the cows,attain
med' friend, his knowledge and Figs.I scales were all shrivelled and dried up their acme-which is very moderate at '
dom, Rural deems it necessary to cannot recommend too stronglythe and after the first good rain every- best-in milk production. But thereis
tect his trees this season and for planting of this fruit-now so rare- scales black deposit
thing was off clean, little real laying on of fat upon the
following simple reason : hardly ever seen. It grows freely in
very and all. carcass; ..he improved appearance is
rall has in his grove sprouts whichw any soil. ,It is often said the poorer My grove was killed down a few deceptive and evanescent,being largely
two feet during the month of the ground the better the fruit. Figs years alter and dug up, but I had no what experienced butchers denominatea

tober. They are full of sap. He delight in poor, broken, dry hillsides, return of the scales while the trees '"grass bloat." It is not to be denied ,

, er 'saw so much sap in trees or as they are otherwise apt to grow rank lived. I do not now remember that the quality of the beef is greatly ','(,
, outs before, not even in the rainy and unfruitful, and are thereby more whether it was in summer or winter improved for the time being ; the juicesof
son. In making a cross cut to- liable,to get injured by the frost. They that I made the application, but the these native grasses impart a gamey
I f for a,bud sap dropped off of the grow, well in old' lime and brickbat foliage was entirely unhurt. A few flavor to the steaks which is relishable.But .
nt of the knife blade-a condition rubbish, and do far better if kept dry experiments will determine all aboutit it is all frying or broiling meat] it j

!, I ich Rural warrants was never seen and on a dry place. In very severe and I feel sure that soap and car "cooks red," as the housewife says; it

I ore December.. This certainlys winters they'are apt to get injured, but bolic acid will prove' an effective: and lacks the deep-grown,massive and well- ,',,:
to prove that the trees are in an take the precaution after the leaves the cheapest. insecticide.' marbled proportions and the satisfac
lormal condition for this of have fallen to tie the limbs in bundles "
season H. Mi: STRINGFELLOW., tory flavor and pervasive aroma of t.:
year and will not be able to stand and wrap well, shingle fashion, with Galveston, Texas. the noble Kentuky roast. Let the .

resist an ordinary blizzard, vhich newspapers. Keeping dry is the se -...-- housewife attempt to make a roast of '

,other years and under other cir- cret. When the branches are exposedto Last Wednesday morning's train on this flashy wire-grass article and it. ';,.

I, ';t nstances we would treat with indif- rain, sleet, severe frosts on, top, and the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West shrinks in a fashion which is distress- '
then followed by a bright sunshiny,
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pnce.Wot Railroad started from Jacksonville with ing to her esthetic perception; the .
wishing to give any one advicet summer day, the'killing follows, and I nearly all from the bones stand out like hills or moun- ;:
do Rural desires to state that this applies to many other 250 passengers,
to may say tains, with desiccated sunken valleys _
North and over one half of whom
jwould be himself in- things., This is not much expense, .
doing great reached Sanford. The indications are ot flesh stretching between. In the ;
ice did he not make some effort to labor or trouble, if you will just apply that the regular tourist travel is settingin pot it will boil away; there will result ::7; .
1 what he has far yourself and do it. They should be
erve so gained. much earlier than in former a lickerish mess of soup; but the meat'
years
Ceuka Dec. RURAL. planted about six feet apart in rows, "
2. does not possess the solidity and the
and that the coming will to be
prove
> and three from plant to plant. They the tourist before the stamina of the cut taken (from the stall. ;
\ They Miss the Florldas. start off vigorously, and when a year champion shall have melted year the (fed steer. The frying-pan and the '
rom the last issue of the New York old and upward should be well fed snow Adirondacks. Sanlord Chronicle.among soup-pot are the natural destination of : ', '
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it Trade Journal we extract the with ashes, bone dust, road scrapingsor the Florida native beef.
wing : the like, and not with any rank
uffalo correspondence: "It's a manure, or they will grow to a density Now is a good time to raise a club HOW TO IMIROVE OUR CATTLE.

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dently to put a stop to this promiscuous in weight, it is costing its owner so who are accustomed to :
and premature breeding by confining ., much each day. Thus it is evident say that they will be found l $f
the animals within fenced, fields that the only profit to be obtained well;" that there will be : t>
It is useless for the farmer to contend from the food consumed is throughthe nal fat to make their .
against'the miserable, leveling tenden increase in weight which we may well." :q
cies of J the, .communistic: : system of the be able to obtain.' Hence the utter This experiment has not '
open woods range. To introduce improved ruin which must and does result from systematically conducted, but
highbred stock into this chaos the current practice of allowing our to teach three points: 6
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is almost as hopeless as to attempt to young animals to run on bare First, that it is useless to ,
color''the waters:of the,,Mississippi witha pasture during summer and run around, range cattle. to take on fat in '
few: bottles of "diamond dyes." Of straw stacks in winter. Such a systemnot ers like the massive shorthorns f : i

course, there are some counties not yet only retards the present growth of tucky and,, Illinois.. .
sufficiently advanced to be able to sustain the animals, but it so injures their di- Second, that genuine wire pi
a rio.fence law, and here the segregation gestive system as to render them un tie can be trained to eat hay '
of herds into fenced fields is able to digest their_ food profitablywhen especially in the fall when
mostly impractical as yet ; but at least being fattened. And this, too, becomes almost worthless: .
the bulls could and should be confined is the great reason why very many :Third, that, in the present :
and" It the breeding' season regulated. farmers are compelled to feed thtir : oped state of .the native ?
"Second. The pastures must be improved beefing cattle such heavy grain rations may be, profitable to feed ,.
by cultivation and seeding while staU-te. ding them. it. our young cattle moderately for a winter
down 'to, better grasses. The wire- beefing animals ,are kept and led prop- They cost practically I
grass is' not difficult!tto exterminate. erly they should! in a measure,.be nearly the time when. the feeding ; .
THoiijgh'' nearly as'tough as a salamandefagaiiist ready for the butcher at any time, it,,,by a judicious expenditure 'I
fire, it yields readily to the and when we know that more gain can they can be maintained in
plow'arid the mowing'machine.. One be obtained from the same amount of good condition of autumn n
'twb.'hoed: crops will destroy it completely food the younger the animal is, it be- becomes, scarce and high,
and in place of it will spring comes our duty to furnish, our young doubtless be profit in the
up' the/valuable; crab grass, to be replaced animals with such full and appropriate p. ,
ultimately by the Louisiana or rations as will. bring them to maturityas Pork Production.The .
flat, grass, which is still more valuable early as possible. Every individual
; Thisis who of the South is still paying''' ( )
for' '/peririanent pasture grass. knows anything nature ot
the .course,of improvement dictatedby animals: knows well that while the ani sums annually for ,
: experience: in the flatwoods and mal.is young, and,in the rapid stage of bacon and lard, but the time is t
.other heavy, damp soils; in the lighter its growth, its digestive and assimilative distant when this condition 'of !
descriptions of s ils'perhaps the bermuda Junctions are most active;, its percentage ,will no longer exist. There '!
.and guinea grasses will have to of waste in its;system is much.. good; reason why country so t
bei i introduced. less than alter it reaches .maturity! ,and ably adapted to hog raising

effort made to improve the breed, for reaches maturity, the; .more food it supply ;, this is likely to
it jS'a: fact amply demonstrated by experience requires to supply this waste. There ,cult taskuntil: packing and
: that a given quantity of fore the same amount of food will pro: age establishments become ,
teed which .will produce two pounds duce so much more weight when the erous. While it is not our | I
of''''flesh upon a scrub will produce animal is young than afterwards, and_ discuss that question here, it stock'i tfl i
three'or' ven four',on,an improved an- hence it is our duty to mature.our animals i.- confidently, asserted that their i
ishment,quickly follows the I
imal' or a well bred grade. But we as early as possible, as early ma
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do '.rlbt"'advocate< too sudden and radio turity offers the only safe system ol of good hogs in any c'
cal.:changes.. Where the farmer has profitable beef production." bers. .
the means to purchase full-blood stockami The hog that can be,fed to
AN EXPERIMENT.The
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can obtain those which are acclimated advantage at present in this ; | I
writer has watched with interest
one farrowed in early ;
it is' perhaps 'well enough to in-
ves't in a full-blooded herd. But the result of an experiment made at slaughtered the following hp{
where'his means are limited let him Lawtey on a small scale, which has or tarly part of January. ,JJ
or'a Club of neighbors invest in a been of value principally as demonstrating months old he should weigh ;
thoroughbred bull, which, i in stock- I what can and what cannot be done 300 pounds, which is as large ( : I
with the genuine woods stock. hi
man's parlance, is half the hero. piney can be most profitably )
About a month ago a cow and two this: way the.two months,
THE IMPORTANCE OF FEEDING. young cattle were penned up and have February, ,during which the : "
;Breeding is vastly important but it since been fed in the hope of fattening hogs costs the most, may be
is .not everything, for under scrub' them. Three times a day a feed was' However, with our mild I
methods the best-bred stock will soon mixed of one quart of cottonseed meal, facilities 'for producing green i
degenerate to.scrubs. In a recent es- about two quarts of damaged corn meal month of the year, fall litters
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say read before the Ontario Farmers' and three quarts of cut sweet potatoesand may be made profitable. .
Institute and published in the "Prairie divided among the three. ''They Under the,system now in .
Farmer": are some passages which are had all the damaged timothy hay they pig ten months old will not '
equally, applicable to .Florida, with would eat. Salt was mixed, in theirgrain more than from 100 to ISO .i '
thesubstitution: of dry wire-grass for and they were watered regu.; but thisis, not the most '
the winter straw-stack. : larly. tem of pork, production. A : '
I ''AI hough good breeding will do a At first'the grain scoured,them, showing small-boned, early maturing., h
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great deal, yet a judicious system of that their digestion was weak, having will eat and digest the l largest ,:!
feeding will do just as much ; and if never been nourished by anything of food in the shortest length ;
we wish to attain the best results we better than wire-grass. A change to will usually make the greatest ;
must adopt such a system of feedingas corn-fodder and a slight, diminution of of pounds of pork at the ; ;
will bringour animals to maturityas the grain feed restored the tone of their Dense. Therefore, for the.
early as possible. Therefore the systems. It .is usually said that range of pork the greatest needs, ;
one,great point which farmers should cattle will not eat grain and hay, but South are better hogs and !
never grow weary of impressing upon no trouble was experienced with these. ing. A hog that has "lived !
. each other is the great folly of allow- They have become so tame that they range" until he is two years i
lowing young animals to lose flesh. will come running and crowd close is then .fed a few bushels of '
There is no mystery in the growth around their keeper at his call. fore ,being,, slaughtered, maybe
and rearing of animals. Every pound At the end of a month not the slightest fitable hog, but. he is not
of. additional weight put upon an ani- improvement can be discerned unless profitable,, The agricultural ;
mal ,represents so much food, and is a it may be a little more gloss on tionist may talk of producing I
certain cost to its owner. In fact, their coats. Not a particle of fat can one-half cent per pound, and I
whethejT.the.: animal .is allowed to increase he detected by the touch ,upon their| same basisr: counting nothing : :

remain. stationary! or .decrease, ribs or vertebise. But. native. farmers. .and maintenance of breeding i

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I they have been quarantined for at least omitted. To get .t the best 'results the Use a broad shovel plow to open Tobacco.6,' .

I thirty days. If cholera is in the plants should never be allowed to go tc the beds for planting and make this ,

i i neighborhood do not permit any per. seed, and the. beds at all times shoul furrow as wide as possible, so as to ,

son to visit your lot who is not knownto be kept free from grass and weeds.In have a broad, flat surface for the peas. In Marion County.

be from an uninfected place. Keep gardens on muck soil, either bay r When the seed is put in it ought to

the bowels open with feed or suitable head or drained ponds, the prepara- cover a surface of six inches at least. At a meeting of the growers in Ocala,

medicine. If medicine is used, tion of manure at the time of plantingmay When growing they support each among the speakers was Professor F.
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Glauber salts is perhaps the best. It be omitted,as the fertility of such other better and are not so easily laid B. Moodie, who is thus reported by

II, is also a good practice when there is soils is sufficient to start off the plants,. down by high winds, ,or burnt by hot the Banner : '.

danger infection to give, in slops, Care should be taken, however, that t suns, as when they are in a narrow The professor told of his experiencein

1. ten drops of carbolic acid and twentygrains this muck soil should be worked drill. In covering them try to have a growing tobacco in Virginia, North

c of copperas once or twice a day enough to get the sourness out of it. broad, flat bed also, using a small plowto Carolina and Kentucky, and that
Florida had
and
1 to each 140 pounds of hog. In case IRISH POTATOES. cover with, and do not disturb orS more better tobacco
1' cholera breaks out in the herd, re move the seed in covering. lands than all the rest of the world,
r' Although early in the season, it i outside of Cuba, and that her extremi.
. move the well ones, not the sick, to time to talk about the It is best generally to make two
potato crop, as ties Florida's
were opportunities andif
. another lot-preferably to higher the for should : plantings, the first during the third ,
crops early shipment b would
ground. If others become sick, again within month six weeks.As eweek in December, or just before people only go to work in
planted a or earnest and follow out such instruc-
remove the well ones to new,, quarters.A we have advised before in these Christmas, and the second the first tions and information could

temporary fence can be built at little columns the trench is the week in January. They require but as they
system only would
easily secure, they produce dollars
.cost, and may be the means 01 one that should be used in our light little cultivation, two workings being where
they are not
saving'several hogs. sandy soils. -The ground should bethoroughly sufficient. When about three inches now''rea'ping

Burn all the dead animals, and ahdlcultivated i this, high hoe them just to pulverize he( cents.
plowed !! The bane .
to
+ great tobacco-growing
thoroughly disinfect the soil and down weeds and
keep
give
places, as month and seed ':,
your potatoes pur in Florida the fact did '
was that.people, ,-
advised above. Treatment of the diseased one good plowing before they bloom
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chased and thercut
cut coveredor
places not give it that constant and persistent '<; i
hogs with any or all of the so- dusted with air slaked lime to but never work them unless the
stop attention which its '
called"sure cures" is useless and dan- any loss of vitality through bleeding. weather .is warm and spring like. It nature demaded.importance, exacting -

gerous. The longer they live the they are worked during a cold spell
Harris '
of the
eminent
one most, authorities They must do in Florida to succeed
greater the danger to the rest of the fertilizer the ground would be open and loose
on subjects, gives like the i in
,herd....:.Bulletin Miss. A. and M. Col- the'' formula for and let the cold air in ; it would,reach stock-growers Kentucky did
following potatoes on in raising fine Jersey cattle-Hum! the
lege Experiment Station.Fafttnen& the roots and injure or kill them en-
soils the
sandy ; same to be applied a children out of the, house! and put
tirely. They will stand a heavy frost
short time before planting at the bot- the calves in. He spoke of soil.. He
or a light freeze before they bloom,
T11Ueke n tom of the drill, being well mixed with said a sandy hammock was, the thing.
but not after.-Florida Citizen.
the soil before .the'seed is planted:' Florida had plenty of it, and! Marion
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Asparagus. county's was equal to the best. Muck_
600 pounds cottonseed meal. The Reasoner Brothers are making
land 'for tobacco.
no good
was ,
800 pounds acid phosphate (super ph os- :
of stock .from their
shipments
I H. G- HASTINGS nursery Tobacco needed
phate). potash, say Zoo
From. the Florida Ruralist. 300 pounds muriate of potash. well-arranged, nicely kept grounds pounds to the acre, in its cultivation,

We are unable to understand why almost every day, and are having m're which would extend through _five ;or

t this' delicious' and healthful memberof 2,000 land cleared, which looks as thought six crops.: He had done this i and'his

the vegetable family is not general- The mixture at present prices should e were going to increase their nur- last crop was the best. Also fertilizers -

ly cultivated in the. South. It is cer- cost.about $25.00 per: ,ton, and shouldbe sery business.-Manatee Advocate. and that which in' formula? came

tainly not because it will not grow well applied at the rate of 800 to i,ooo .. .' nearest to the l loam of hammocks was

under proper treatment. pounds,per acre. The Edgar Kaolin Works, located the best. Salt was death 'to the growing

The failures 'we know .of are, with- Potatoes can be planted earlier than in Putnam county,' on the Florida of tobacco. Barnyard manure

out exception, 'caused by insufficient i is customary by placing the seed six Southern Railway is being enlargedto was excellent when thoroughly .rotted,

preparation at the'start In the mar- inches below the surface and coveringnot double its present capacity. The otherwise it was in danger of burningthe

ket gardening'districts'of N Jersey, more than two inches and as fast ware produced by this company is stalk. _

where it is largely grown on sandy soil, as the plants grow keep drawing the very beautiful. It: is perfectly clear, The professor said, too, that the to

'! from $600 to $1000 per acre is often earth around them. In case the tops without a flaw, and almost transparent. bacco-growing countries were more

put on in the shape of manure as a be- are nipped by frost they will soon

e ginning. come out.again and grow vigorously.
[I'' _. Florida East Coast Railway
of ; But few consider in planting an asparagus ,
The English Pea.
bed that they: are planting for
-FORMERLY TIIE-
tj ''ten to instead of an an- The English is
twenty years pea a very profita.
Jacksonville, St. Augustine & Indian River Railway.Time .
nual ble soil but
crop. crop to grow on good ,
t e The ground should be as rich as can will hardly pay on land that is so thinas Table in effect November 4, 1805.

be found, and thoroughly plowed and to require very heavy applicationsof S01JTII B01JND. NOll.Tl1 BOUND.

! broken up.. We 'favor setting the fertilizer. The pea requires a good

plants three by three feet, on the basis deal of potash to,keep it from "firing" STATIONS No. 23 No. 37 No. 200 No.STATIONS.. No. 3"J. No 78. o.208. No.-

''I of two-year-old roots being used in the turning yellow from the ground up, t --:--:-- -.-

planting. In sandy soil at least three before it. matures. With a favorable Lv JacksonvUle. OOOA.M 6 !SP... .... .... ...... Lv w PalmD ........ .545 AM ........ ...... ....
1 of well rotted stable will Ar St. ,Augustine 1015kM 8 OOP.s, .... .... .. west JUI? ........ 653 tai ........ ....;: .;..
pecks manure season English peas produce 300 Kobe s'(, .... .... 71701 ........ ...... ...
J should<, be put in the ground under bushels per acre, and they sell all the ArPalatka...... t 113.1)A.M .... ........ ...... .. Alicia... ........ 800A.M ........ ..,.. ...
r LvPalatka .... f 10,40AM .... ... .... ...... .. Stuart.... ....... 82' U1 ................ ;...
each plant.. This should be covered way from $i to $5 per bushel. The -- .. Jonsen ... ........ 84O f... ........ ,..... ;;..
C with two or three inches: of soil, then latter price is secured only for the LV' San Mateo.... 9 25A.M .... .... .... ...... .. Eden ..... ....... 851 1M ........ ...... !..
-- =- --- ,. lit. Pierce ........, 95001 100001 ...,;. .
t 'the plant placed upon this, spreading earliest shipments. ArOrmond..1235P.M.... .... ..... ..1\felbo'ne. ..1128A.M 125PM: ...... ......
flat the .. Daytona ...... 1246PM ....... ........ ...... .. E'u Gallie ........ 1138 Ut 150 P.M .;....
the roots out nearly ,, crown being In the latitude of North Florida the Lv New //Smyrna. 1 :l5P.M ........ 500&M ...... .. Cocoa... ........1213 PAM a 22 PAN ....... ....
r from eight to ten inches below the farmer commence preparing for .. Titusvlllc..... 228P." ........ '2'40Ut..... .. Titusville..1251PM' .. 500PM ....
I may .. Cocoa ......... 30PM.......... 950Ut ...... ArNSmyrna...., .. 05P.M 73\.JP.\ ... ... .
surface. this crop about January ist. Always ., Eau Oallie.... 34P.M: .... .... 1128 AM ...;. ..Daytona.. .""',' 235P.M ...' .'.. :..... ....
Asparagus can be planted to the best clean the land thoroughly of all ..1oIelbourne.... 35IPM: .......' 1210 P.M''....., .. Ormond J. .1 246PM ..;..... .,.... ....
grass .. ........ .
Ar Fort 1)lerce. 5 85PN 400 PoM ., -- -:-
advantage in Florida during the months and weeds, then break it up broad .. West Juptter 825P.M ........ .... ... .i...... Ar San biatoo ........ 545P... .... ...... .:.
I ArW Palm Deach 9 SP.M; .... _.... .I. -- -- --=- -
of November, December and January. I cast. Let, it stand three days and ArPalatka l ........ 440P'j." ..

Two-year-old roots set out at that time then open the furrows three feel NoS':' No.1. Dally,STATIONS.Except Sunday, No ...,. No..J.. Lv Palatka f _-.. a5OP.' .. ......., ....:...-,..,.. t'"

: can be cut the following fall. In other apart. Use eight or ten wagon loadsof -I- ArStAug'ne. 5ooPM .....,.. ...... ;,..
I Lv S t A l1g'ne 700AM 505PM .....,.. ."., .
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States should be in November well rotted stable and 600 110PM520PM I '
they planted manure 21OP.M745AMLv..NewSmyrna..Ar ArJackvUle; 81lSLIA 015 PM ........ .y.... '.f"
although they can be put in ]pounds of commercial fertilizer to the II 2 OOP',9 5P'913A.MAr..Lake'''', 37Ut Ar.. Orange Uelen..L\1225L1A3 t'Hy, .Lv t211 Uta; 28P.OPY.. : _:..::

in February and March, but if planted :acre, putting it only in the furrows. 31OPM.. 9 4SA.M Ar..Orango City J.IJv 1:310: 1MS OOP.M. I

as late as that they do not make as I Cover this with two furrows and let it .
'' All Trains daily between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. I'
good growth as the fall-planted ones. stand; fully ten days before planting.Use Trains 23 and 78, south of St. Augustine daily except Sunday. .
Each year the plants should be riven two bushels of seed to the acre tTraln 208 daily except Sunday Train 209 daily except Sunday.
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These Time Tables show the times at which trains may be expected to arrive at and departfrom
a liberal top dressing of stable manure growers of experience find that Lanlreth's the several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated is not guaranteed -
nor does the Company hold Itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising
and salt, except where planted in muck : Extra Early is {he best. They therefrom.

soil rivers of salt brackish the earliest the heaviest bearers .
along or water are .
J. R. 'P RROTT. JOSEPH RICHARDSON, ..
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/ '!:. *' Ammonia, 4% to 532 per cent. .

.. r. Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 to 6 per cent. .
,: Potash (Actual) 6 to 8 per cent. ,

;;T, .. Equivalent to Sulphate of Potash, 11 to 13 per cent. ,
Made Exclusively from Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.(


..,/We also have a large supply of the Celebrated H.' J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree: Manures. Also a Comple
Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, .C. S. Meal!! Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash,''Etc.

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

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Jacksonville, Fla. Tag FgRTILIZgR JEXOUOED on* F ORID I


-: :prosperous,, had more money than should be a knowledge of what the lack of proper knowledge or care 'in have their attention directed, and 't
'\'any"other section, and those who grow soil needs to" make tobacco with the the curing process, I ,will mention the which they will go.
the best quality of leaf got the most needful burning qualities, or the toughness case of a farmer who, last summer,'
money. It was not quantity buyers needed for plug. Potash is the raised a crop of 5,000 pounds of excellent ;
wanted, but quality. principal need for burning qualities, tobacco. He was earnestly advised Poultry.Edited .
Marion contained and blood and bone for send it after it.had; been dried
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fine soil for tobacco growing as couldbe bacco.-G. A. Hanson in "Bartow to Quincy to be sweated and cured, by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka Fla. i iI
found,in the world. He instanced Courier." and packed there by persons of expe- I
the case of Mr. James Gamble, who, The above advice as to providing rience in the business. He; thought, To Fatten Young Poultrv. r
in 1852, near McIntosh, grew some plenty of plants is sound and shouldbe however, that he could do the work The fattening of young; poult
.10,000 pounds, sent it to the World's heeded. Also that as to shallow himself, according to methods of his (chickens of the last season's hatch) 4 jj jjthe '
Crystal Palace Fair at New York in cultivation, especially after the,, plants own devising,.and declined the oppor- fall, is a, before mentioned, bi.
that yearwhere; it, took the premium I have attained some size';; though the tunity. If he had accepted the advice accomplished by a varied .diet t
'" over the world's: exhibit. To confirm I breaking of the land and the first cul that; was given him he ''would easily}; first it is best to.place.the'thickens
the story the reporter found a son of 'tivations may properly be as deep as have realized a satisfactory price for be fattened in a yard'' by themselves
Mr. James Gamble in the audience, for( corn: But the statement that no his entire crop. Instead of this, on where they have a chance for a httl<
who told the scribe the same story, remarking fertilizer is required on the average account of the defective process that exercise. See that clean, fresh watf
:' "I planted that seed, grew lands of Polk county is very mislead he adopted, his tobacco was injured. is constantly accessible, as well as l:
and cured that tobacco, which was i ing and would, if followed, be likelyto It was subsequently bought for 'ship- supply of crushed oyster shells .
sent to Bremen, Germany, from New produce failure and consequent dis- ment North at eight cents a pound. A gravel. Let the morning feed
g
-. York in 1852, and my father received, couragement on the part of the few pounds that had escaped damagewere cornmeal, ground oats ,and whey
for same $1.25 a pound. I further be. planter. properly cured, and the result ;,. bran, at the rate of two quarts. of th lieve that that which was done in 1852 ---- .- demonstrated that the entire crop, if it meal to one quart each of the othe
can be done now." A Railroad Takes a Hand. had been properly handled, would ingredients. Mix these, thoroughl'
i _- have from while in the and then
I President H. R. Duval, of the F. brought prices ranging 45 dry state us'
Raise Plenty of Plants. in cents to 75 cents per, pound. This enough boiling water tot mix to
I C. and P. R. R., an interview with
There is one thing you can help the "Florida Citizen," states that his shows plainly enough that the failureto crumbly consistency. Feed th!I
i your people in, and that is by warning will provide seed and instruction realize remunerative prices for the when it has cooled to about bloo
company
i them that they must have plenty to planters who require entire quantity was due, not 'to inferiority heat ((98 degrees). Let the I chicken
of plants, as they can only set out them. A competent instructor may witha in the leaf, but to ignorance have all they will eat, but ,as soon al!
after a heavy rain, and they come sufficient staff will be appointed to the handling of it after it had been they are satisfied remove every vestigii'
but seldom, after the 15th of Febru- distribute seed and,to advise'the farmers grown and dried. That is the serious : of the' food, Feed as soon. after da'light
ary, until it is too late and too hot to what and how to plant, dry obstacle to overcome. No doubt can as they can see to eat. Smal
and sell. Enough seed will be longer be entertained; of the perfect wooden troughs that can be set u
set.Cold does not hurt the young plant vided for 3,000 acres of tpbacco, two-pro adaptability of the soil to the produc- against the side of the building, shoulbe
when first set near as much as it does thirds of it to be Sumatra and one- tion of the most valuable'crops." used to place the food in. Atte:
the large plant. Hence I would set third Havana. Farmers will be en- each feeding clean the troughs am I
at any time after ther 15th of January couraged to raise more or less tobaccoin PLENTY OF BUYERS. have them ready for use gain. Th 1
when the season was favorable. addition to their food The The absence of competitive buyersup second meal should be 'about x i
Another thing is to leave the groundas instructor will be well versed crops.in every to the present season has made o'clock, and can be either boile !
firm as possible, by shallow culture, branch of the industry, including the necessary the adoption of the proper whole or cracked corn, boiled buckwheat 't
or by heavy rolling, when it is pre sowing of the seed, transplanting, fer- process of curing, sweating and packing or boiled wheat. The suppe :
pared. and so that the tobacco could be meal should be given late in the evening '
tilizing, cultivating harvesting,
The getting of a stand is about the curing and marketing. This general shipped to market. But buyers have as they can see to eat, and whol< I'
.! only difficulty in making a crop of superintendent will have a sufficient now come into the State' from 'many grain should be used, generally corn !
tobacco. The cultivation should be number of assistants to render it pos- quarters. No less than seven have It is well, however, to alternate wheat,
shallow, clean, and mostly with the sible to visit every farmer having to- been in the State at one time this corn and buckwheat. After thre< j
hoe or. a harrow. Never plow Florida bacco in their respective districts. month. The indications now are, ac- days leave out the ground oats from th<,
soil deep, as growers in other soils do. These experts will give the growersthe cordingly, that the grower will hereafter the mixed food given themorning. Ir
It is the easiest crop raised in Flor- necessary information, and advise find that plenty of competitive five days place the chickens in the fat ,
ida that I have ever tried. And 1 I them with regard to methods of cul buyers will come to his barns.' These tening pens or coops. These coop
believe that any farmer that can raise buyers prefer to assort, sweat and should be placed in buildings when .
; \ cabbage or beans, can raise tobacco: ture.President Duval made some judicious pack themselves. Thus with a home' the chickens will not be'subject tc
l ;. without any help, on ground that does remarks as (follows : market established, the grower having draught. After feeding three days i ir
not heed fertilizing. Ii any fertilizing produced his crop, need only care for the coops the feed advised above commence
'... ..required--and. the ordinary or aver BAD METHODS RUINOUS. his barns, in which the tobacco can be to feed for their dinner con
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POPULAR POULTRY FARM
so much the better. The mush shouldbe bird, they are as good;.as a watchdog
cooked so that when it is cold it to tell when there are strangers around. -'
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FLORIDA.I
will not be too sticky. A feed of They detect a stranger as, soon as he ,

green food once a day-about 3 p. m. comes near, and set up their shrill '
is a good time-should "be given. cries. They also serve to frighten off f HOROUGHBRED'INDIAN +

Cabbage is good and celery tops and hawks, as they are sure to raise a GAMES.Good .
the refuse from the table are all excel. clamor if one is in sight. They destroy -
General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.
lent. Cleanliness is strictly necessary lots of insects, and no matter
with food and coops. It generally how far they may stray during the day BLACK MINORCAS.t
requires from ten days to two weeksto they will always come home at night. Greatest layer of large,White Eggs.

get the ,chickens in good order for -Farm and Orchard. BLACK LANGSHANS.General .
market. Of course if they have been .
purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
well fed and are in good condition Pure Bred Plymouth Rooks.
when put up, it will take less time Nearly all the so-called Plymouth FOWLS FOR SALE. >>BS8 EGGS IN SEASON.

than under less favorable conditions. Rocks used by farmers seem to have A few Cockerels at $i 50 and $i oo. Will cost more next month. Buynow: and save 50 per
without cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.
Turkeys are more trouble to (fatten been bred regard to purity.

than chickens, as they do not like to It should be borne in mind that the MEAT MEAL, CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

have restraint put upon their freedom. slightest trace of a feather on the s. s. DeLA1 0Y_ PROP.Having .
They are apt to lose flesh instead of shank of a Plymouth Rock is an evidence

gaining for the first few days, as they of impurity. It should have a other property will sell my Orange and Poultry Farm located on' Lake Apopka. 18
,:' will fret: considerably. This will be straight, single comb, and the plum- Acres exchange, 12 in for Grove.well located Good property.building, Ftock.Write.implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy; or will\
especially the case with flocks that are age should be free (from white or black

wild and used to roam at will. The feathers. It, happens, however, that
tamer the turkeys are the easier they many Plymouth Rock pullets have rr
will,be to fatten.-Baltimore Sun._ dark legs ;and beaks, but the dark coloring ENTERPRISE
becomes lighter as they approach -
Profitable Layers.A maturity, andare, nearly yel. BONE, SHELL,
pullet that does not begin to lay low when the pullet becomes a hen. M I LLS'and

before she is, ten months old should CORN
the market stall. It does Vermin.I .
be sent to For farmers, poultrymen, etc. Will grind everything almost) Capacity -
not pay to keep pullets to replace hens, practice a very simple and very ri L. 1J4 bushels corn per hour. Best general Mill you can buy. .;.Soon
pays for itself. May be had with !single or double pulleys for p ""er.
unless the pullets begin to lay in November effectual of keeping fowls free Price$7 5O
way my At all hardware and general stores. Send for Catalogue that tells'about it and
and then lay during the win- from vermin, vulgarly called lice. |other things that you want and need. ENTERPRISE MFG.CO.,3d&: Dauphin Sts.,Phil.
ter. When the pullet is slow in be- For the use of thirty fowls running at '9.- ." -
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ginning to lay, the, cost of her maintenance large I have in my hen house a box of
'_ detracts from the profits too about three feet square and eighteen finest kind is only raised in that State. year was full of lead, and butchers are
those thisI There are none of the skin and bone refusing to buy razor-backs fronj 'popu-
greatly. When early pullets ( inches deep, open at the top. In
hatched not later than April) do not put a pailful of sand or road: dirt, a kind roving the woods there to annoy lous localities, on the ground that the
I' '" begin in ,November, it is seldom .they pailful of ,air-slacked lime, a pailful people, andthe well cared for stock hogs are so full of poison that their

will lay until the opening of spring.It of wood ashes, five'pounds'of sulphur proves more remunerative and less meat is unfit for food. 'This is all
the old I trouble ,than ten times the number ordinary poisons will not kill
,is much cheaper to keep and one pound of insect powder wrong;
hei during the three months'requjredfor (pyrethrum)." About once a week I did that had to get. a living in thewoodsand hogs, and may injure people who, eat

the moulting process than to,,sell mix with this a few quarts of corn, : by breaking through fences. the meat.
them' off'and replace' them with early and then it is fun to see the hens get The Charleston News and Courier If any one feels that he must discourage .
will less mentions one farm, E. R. McIver's, them by unwholesome diet it
pullets. The old hens cost in and scratch. No kind of vermin ,
and pay better. No early pullet will that,infests fowls can stand this treat- in Darlington county, S. C., where would be far' better to allow diem to
since the no-fence law went into effect at a mixture of meal and plaster of
pay for herself until she is at least ment. Scabby legs, produced by a get
eighteen months old, as she must return very minute insect, are also preventedby ( can be seen thirty-five of the fin- Paris, which is not at all poisonous,
time she est milch cows, Southdown sheep, Es- but merely prevents them from 'eatinganything
the cost from the was it. I have a rousting place for my
hatched until the time she begins laying fowls to occupy'in _the summer in an sex hogs, standard bred colts, brood else afterwards.
,.a tribute which the hen has already unsheltered hen park. This IS more mares, fine chickens, bronze turkeys, AZRAEL..
paid. To insure profit, even thougha comfortable and healthful for them senen thousand pounds of fat meat Charon's Ferry, Nov. u, 1895.

,small one, ,keep no non-layers. Bet- than a close, sheltered room, and less hogs, etc., all of which have super .
and worthless stock '
ceded the
ter feed one hen which produces eggs liable to breed ,vermin.-New: York poor Stock Men.
since the no-fence law went into ef- Editor Farmer'and Fruit-Grower :
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than to keep a dozen'and get nothing.The World.
larger the number the greater the fect. If this law has proven so bene- The greatest enemies the cattle

cost, but it is not the rule that the No Fence but Better Stock. ficial in South Carolina in improved : men, and the farmers have, on the
breeds (though a less number,) why I '
larger ,the number the more eggs pro fence question are owners of" hogs
duced.As If a man does not, wish a fence cannot it prove equally so in other that turn their hogs into their eighbors'

stated above, too much time is around his premises or farm in South States? It is worth_ a trial any way- fields, orange groves, gardens or

lost waiting for hens to begin to lay, Carolina he need not have it, as the Metropolis._ t yards or allow them to remain there,
even after winter sets in. It is safe to no-fence law prevails there, and prop. Not One DCent, If It is to be UsedIn knowing the fact and knowing that.
say that, except 'in warmer climates erty is perfectly safe without being en- That "No-Fence" Business.A they are doing great injury.
than ours, the hens that have not closed, and much expense and labor W. A. R. ROBERTSON. .

I started ,in on their,duty of egg-production formerly required for fencing now collector of statistics asked a Inverness, Fla.
before the present-time, will not goes for something'' better. The in- Florida fanner the cost of( keeping his

I overload the egg basket before spring. truder upon premises knows the pen fences in repair. He replied: "Let me The Rural New-Yorker helps
! But as the soringopensand they set- alty of trespassing in South Carolina, see. Five and seven are twelve and ten
; tIe down to.work," they will astonish and very few are willing risk it. are twenty-two and eight are thirty and reduce the mortgage and in-

their owners; for'their resting during People ignorant of the benefits of ten are forty dollars," and suddenly crease the profits of the ,'farm.
I winter will bring them out in the spring such law ask how can stock be raised looking up said, "Look here, are you
ready to lay as long as they arc prop- and protected and contend that the going to use this in that No-Fence Let us send it this week. :;Send

s i erly -managed, until they get ready to law is certain death to stock raising.In business?" "I do not know," was address
don their feathers in the fall.-The some States it might be to piney the reply "but it may be." \Vell, if your ; no money..,
Poultry Keeper. woods rooters and hide bound wire- it is," said the farmer, "my fencingdid The Rural N eWe Yorker.oq ,
.'. grass fed cattle of small valuemuchless not cost me a dcent.." > Pearl Street. New York
Guinea Fowls. value than well constructed fences .... '

t Guinea eggs do not take well in around neighboring farms. A Better Remedy. HATCH- CHICKENS Excelsior w Incubator.mEL: :

market because of their small size,'but Ignorant men also assert there are ,[I Simple, Ftrftct, mil.?--
few cattle hogs sheep etc. in South The overlordship of the Florida lating. Thousand in tuooett-
for house use' they are superior to .,, operation. Guaranteed to
hens and they are produced in Carolina. hog over the average Florida citizen 'IT + I baton a larger peroeDt... off.rtlb.Qa.
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eggs at ion oat teaao'
such abundance and at such little cost The number may be less, but the seems to be a "despotism tempered by H prioed other aat Uatoher.-oUe. Hatohert la..etGronlulneti
is The scrub stock disappeared assassination." One hog owner told >end o.for I made. GEO. II. .TAU'.
afford flock value more. "
,i that any one can to keep a Illui.CataJotue.B 114..111.$. aM.5...Qataq,W.
of these fowls for the eggs for the with. t fences, and now the:I me that every hog he slaughtered this

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he would be independent. A r2

brother, however, who had .
At a well-attended meeting of planters Edited by MINNIE GILMORE to college and studied a little P

and business men at Kissimmee St. Thomas. Fla. into the family history, told CARBO-DIGESTIVE

recently a tobacco growers' association, that those stone walls had not
How My Wile Climbed a Stone
for Os'ceola county was organized. en so very costly. He said his L.
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throughout the meeting. Some twenty- pastor of the village' church on
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fear Southern readers '
four or twenty-five parties present signified my salary of $300 a year, ''was, alter the .1
from live on Texas praries, or Southern Positively the one Remedy for the'trgatment
their intention of planting ry'war, paid that salary in .
of .
one to five acres each.. The organization lands, where they may wander money, which, like Con- :

intends to offer large cash premiums days without finding a stone money during our civil war, NERVOUS EXHAUSTiON: ;,' .

,for the best acre grown in the enough to throw at a dog, or a not worth over ten cents on the ,

county. will hardly appreciate this little The members of his flock, Simple and Aggravated forms of'' '

Years cotton was raised in this England incident. it not quite the thing to treat
ago
My boyhood's home was on a in that but Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the' Head
county! and two gins were operated in pastor way, having no
this place'for six months ot the year. in old Connecticut, where money, got together and made
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grew, and the gathering of which to him i in building stone walls.
Those who have raised cotton here up :
Does food after eating?
say that a superior article of Sea Island a never failing employment in But what has that to do, I fancy : you easily your confused sour and, excited ?, Ar0 Do
times for the the farm. '
cotton can be grown easier than boy on impatient reader asks, with your yon get lip in the morning tired and tin}

the common cotton in Georgia. The was in the cultivated fields, climbing a'stone wall? r< freshed, and with a bad taste. in the
preparation for the alternating Be patient. I am coming to that. mouth ? ; '
people in that state are now getting'eight ;
the plowshare ever turned up a morning I told wile' that 1 Is there a dull cloudy sensation, attended -
nine for
: and cents per pound my
disagreeable in
by ; feelings the
of which had
their cotton, and 'are well satisfied, crop stones, to going to take her to my birth head and.eyes ?

while the lowest quotation given now gathered when the grass but we would have to go "cross Are you irritable and restless ?

for Sea Island, is twenty cents. Why the crops of corn and potatoes. ." I let down the bars into a lane, Does your heart thump !aril: ):cause you '

should .our farmers not try a few acres It had been many years since I we went through, then through to gasp for breath after climbing a flightof
stairs? \
of Sea Island ? There is in it beheld the scenes ot my pair of bars into the sheep
money Does it distress to lie on the left,
wife in \ vou
and I told
at that price for them. A few acres my our at the end of f which we came side? .

each of cotton, tobacco and rice will home that I wished her to a stone wall, which I told her :we Have you impaired memory, dimness

give them ready money and the me to the land of steady habits. have to climb. She said, "I of vision, depression of mind and gloomy

can be cultivated at the was not long in accepting the climb that wall; people will see forebodings,? .J

same orange,time.grove-Orlando Reporter. tion and it took but thirty-six ." 1 said. "What if they do? Yan These symptoms mean that you are
pufferinsr! from Dyspepsia and NervousExhaustion.
by railway and steamer to make, women climb stone walls. I'll '
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The kola which found its
nut, origin
journey, which occupied four how do it. They There is no other extant thathas
in Central Africa, and which has be you !they put remedy
m accomplishing when I first foot in the crevice of a wall like done so much for this class. of troubles .
come famous throughout the world as my lace we:stward. A private then another and asSCOTT'S "
higher
so
ali up ,
invaluable addition to medical ,
ance completed the journey from until ''reach the .
when
they top, they
science is be introduced the
to on eastcoast. CARBO-DIGESTIVE
steamboat landing to the their skirts around their ankles .
D. C. Sutton of the land de '
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home where we were to visit. In Now let .
jump. me steady
you, COMPOUND
partment of the Florida East Coast
ten miles or more of private in that crevice .
'loot
you put your ,
thatwill
railway, has received five pounds .
the New i ,
ance ruggedness of only'h little and vi '
next one a higher, so on
be used for experimental purposes If, your) case has resisted the usual
was a great surprise to the "
scenery you get to top of the wall. methods of ""
by the colonists at Linton, and at treatment we are particularly
wile and the small fields
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"I can't she said
"the will
other places along the Florida East, stones anxious to have yon give this compoundatrial.
stone walls led her to exclaim : down on me." .
Coast railway. The kola grows to a "I wonder what these people 'The idea," I replied, "those stones We guarantee relief in every case and
height of about forty feet, and one will cheerfully refund should
in those rocks for I There is nearly as l large as are and your money
tree: has been known to produce a within the inclusure for lain there for a hundred you our remedy fail to produce the most gratifying -
years. results. ,
of from 800 Each
crop 500 to pods.
pod generally contains four seeds eat, and there is no soil to be "But I can't .stand on the wall," ,Please remember that the appellationPatent

fifty, of which will make a quart of one vated and the object certainly" said "I should fall, and my skirts Medicine does not apply to

and which i is be to keep anything out. pull the stones down on to Scott's Carbo-Digestive' Compound.It .
.one-quarter pounds, ;
I replied "My wife dear "
sold and you is a prescription put up by a leading!
at $1.25 pound upward.
per mistaken. Amid those rocks But with my help she succeeded in. physician who has ;made.stomach, and
The bears twice each The
tree
year. nice sweet grass for stock to the top of the wall, where nervous trouMes' a specialty for years.
first fruiting occurs five years from It is a slander on the We court investigation .and earnestly,
maximum is upon. sat on the top stone, getting one all write
planting, but the yield urge physicians to us for the
not reached until the ninth or tenth England farmer that, the way he over, leaving her in ,the position formula of SCOTT'S CAJ1BO ,DICES
Star. sheep is by lowering them by the ; the "new woman". rides horse TIVE COMPOUND, which we will mailon
Titusville
year., legs between the rocks to nibble application, that they may satisfy

.A number of Hillsborough county grass, or that he sharpens their "Hurry up," I said, "some Yankee themselves of its harmless character and
strawberry growers who were in town that food between excellent virtues.
they get
may t> or girl will come along and laugh
i l yesterday spoke in hopeful terms of stones. That slander is of the you." Scott's Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs '

the prospects of the crop this season, of the stories of Southern hogs, "I don't care if they do," she re ( the most remarkable
and said that the had remedy that
plants put on a thin that when
they are so
you "I can't further. I
get any science has produced. It has succeeded,
fine i is
The business
growth. con at their head you cannot see them like your old New England, and where all other remedies have failed.

ducted on a large scale in the neighborhood that a man once in shooting don't like your Yankee people, and Sold by druggists everywhere. ,$1.00

of Seffner, the Hammond the head, the skull was so thin never come here again" per bottle. Sent to any address in

, brothers alone having put out five hard that it split the bullet and I placed her other foot in position, America on receipt that of price.Don't refund,
forget we cheerfully
acres. They are young Englishmen, unhurt.
hog escaped You will -
-jumping over the wall, lifted her your money if results are not t patiafacto--
and expect to realize heavily on their when sit down to a Yankee
you on the opposite side. ry. Order direct if your druggist does
crop, provided they can secure pickers such butter as you never tasted She recovered from her dislike of not have'it.

, at the right time. It is believed the product from the cows that New England and of the Yankee Address all orders to
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that trouble will be in "
; no experienced ured in these rocky fields. where she afterwards made

1 securing help this year, last winter's We arrived at our destination, visits and received them in her CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.,.

I freeze having thrown out of employ- the hospitality with which we and Southern homes. ,But TOPEKA, KAS.
ment a large number of men who will ceived, and the cleanliness of For sale by J. E. Kirk & Co., Main and' For.
opinion of stone walls was never syth streets, Jacksonville.
be ready for work at anything this place, the immaculate They were "just horrid"

win er.Vhile Hillsborough straw of the table and the bed linen, Interlachen, Fla.
500 BOOKS ETC. FREE.
berries often bring phenomenally high strong contrast to that found in -. .-4- .

prices at the opening of the shipping parts of the country where Slipper Case. Send ten cents and get by return mail. a beautiful I
souvenir of the Cotton States, and .Interna
season, 10 cents a quart is considereda dered limestone dust and Our Rural Home. tional Exposition postage prepaid and: your

-fair average for the entire crop, andit coal take the place of the granite For the foundation use a heavy piece al name of Commerce'and address special printed" in faU the Order AtlantaJourn pirectory"that

is one that renders it one of the and hard wood for fuel. Our pasteboard twelve, inches, will go to exhibitors and hundreds of'mall
that be raised square. order firms who will send you sample, books. ,
most :profitable can
; said it was pretty hard-getting a a loop near one ,corner to hang it papers,,etc.. ,.FREE. :
here:- Tampa Tribune. on a New England farm; if he Cut a piece of tan-colored duck JOURNAL;Of COMMEisCIVAtlanta, &


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}and; embroider:,the owner's monogram Por Our Rural Home. soon sets in, and its delicate flavor i is The GiiDtflaker of Dion
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,near one 'corner, with garnet RomarOS' A long suffering, patient,forbearing replaced by one that does not com

Lay the duck;face-down on thetable ( and self sacrificing Christian woman, mend itself to the educated palate.

:'! >l and 'place: the: pasteboard upon I owns an orange grove on Gospel The farmers of Southern Georgia, how. Jefferson M. Olough Refuses a

it ,with'the loop at' trie monogram corTier. Island, in Tsala Apopka Lake,. Citrus ever, long since hit upon a means of f Tempting Offer From the

Wet an inch width 'around the, county, Florida. overcoming this difficulty, and by hermetically Chinese Government.

pasteboard with f flour paste and press She says : "Don't kill the pigs i sealing their syrup in small

J the:edge: of the duck smoothly upon that are injuring her grove, by rubbingagainst packages they have succeeded in es His Health Was Too Poor to Permit Attention -
.it,cutting: the corners to make themfit to Business-A Great Sufferer -
the trees, and by tearing up tablishing a permanent and lucrative, for Many Years, But
,' :?" the lateral rootlets." market for their product. The little Has Now Recovered.

:'For:'the pockets use'a piece of duck "Be patient if you cannot get the town of Cairo, i in! Southwest Georgia, (From the Springfield, Mass, Union).
'six inches wide and twenty i inches long, owner of the hogs to take them away." annually handles something like 10-,
There isn't
a gun manufacturer in the .
biped ;on'both ends and one side with "They may kill off the snakes." 000 barrels of syrup, nearly all of United States who does not know Jeffer-

a.garnet'velvet binding. The N. V. B.sold "Don't go to law about it." "Better. which is put up in beer bottles, which KOU M. Clough, and why.? Because: he

in the stores i is very pretty for the suffer wrong than to have trouble." sell at a price that gives the product a has been intimately associated!: all his life

purpose., "The owner of the pigs does not know market value of about seventyfivecents with rifles, the Kemiugton and Winches .
.An i of fibre chamois ter. For years: he was Superintendent of
interlining oother r that hogs on the range are doing a gallon.Tampa Tribune. the E. Remington & Sons' great
factory
stiffening, serves to keep the better than those allowed to stay in' m at IlionN. Y. After l leaving there he refused -

pockets i in shape.. Make two box their neighbors' groves and fields." Want of System. in f Jlarketlng Florida a tempting offer yf the Chinese,Government -
plaits l in the' cloth| one for each pocket, "Be patient.. "Don't shoot'the hogs." Produce to go to China to superintendtheir

and about one inch from the piped '"Don't shoot the owner." ""His J life [ government factories, and accepted'
edge which forms the top of the pock is worth than -all Has iiibtead: the tmpeiiutendeni-y: of the NN\'inch -
more the hogs in glutted the larger cities while a eater Arms Co.,at New Haven, at a salary :! '
its t catch the outer ed!e of each plaitto Citrus county." "All will come out famine was experienced in the interior of7,5iO a year.

a strip 'of elastic.. This allows thepackets right in time." If we cannot have a towns. The shipment of tomatoes It was after tiiis long term of active la-

to .open. for the slippers. Turn winter garden this year because: hog from Florida ceased ]last year while: bor as a business man that he found him
up, the lower edge of the pockets and, a incapacitated for iuitber service by
owners covet our pasturage we may the product was bringing, in the retail the embargo winch,rheumatism had laid
with: a piping between, sew them diagonally -. be able to have one next year." market, from $2.50 to $3,00 per bush. upon him;and resigned: his position more

? across the square back. "Remember-vengeance is mine el in cities of twenty to lorty-thousand than two years ago and returned to Bel-
I r. $ew' each side and between the pockets'tQ saith the Lord." "Be patient, my inhabitants. chertown, Ma:8"!:: ,,where he now lives and

the; back) finish the edge with son." "The mulching that the hogs Properly distributed and at reasonable owns the Phelps farm, retired spot,
N.. V. the back of the where he has five hundred acres of land.
B.j pasted to '
; roqt away from the trees can be put transportation' direct to the of .
Being a man means he did not spare
foundation' by the flat edge' and cover back again some time." "If the law places where consumed, there would the cost and was treated by leading

trie back'of. pasteboard' with strong gives hogs the right of eminent domain have been a demand for all of Flori physicians and by baths at celebrated

paper;:cutting' slit 'to pull the loop when once inside of my fences, ida's last winter and spring products, springs!} without receiving any benefit

through, R.' :E. M. don't fret about it.. "The winter and thousands of carloads more. worth notice. During tie Hummer of .
1893 and the winter of Ifc94: Mr. Clough
-
; : : : .
: '. Killing for Sport. garden might get killed by frost be- I was confined to his house in Belcher-
', marketing time." The Ins are Out. I town, being unable to rise from his bed .
'The season" is with
= "hunting again "We may be able to get the no- without assistance!:: and suffering continually -
Si'a; d what a,world of physical pain fence law some day, then real property The November elections all went with acute pains and with no
and'mentalagony'; the phrase suggests.It taste or desire for food, nor was he able
will have the of and The bosses
means right way one, way. Gorman, Brice to obtain sufficient sleep. ,
that of harmless
myriads
the hogs will have'to get off the track, and. Hill are elected to stay at home. Early in the year 1894 Mr. Clough
birds and animals will
be
even helpful and their;' owners too, or they willet Every Northern State that went Demo- heard of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale
maimed, tortuied slaughtered, for hurt in the pocketbook." J cratic in the past three years is now People. He began taking these pills

no-purpose< but to gratify! thoughtless' "Yes, Willie, I know that the grovesare Republican and Maryland and Ken- about the first of March 1894, and con-
but) -none the less barbarous and brutal tinued to do e bo until thH first part ofSeptember
injured, and the land is hardly tucky for the first time in their history
following. The first effect
human desire to kill something. What
: worth owning except for charitable have elected Republican governorsand noticed was a better appetite and he be-
I .a pity that human keenness of sight, purposes for these hog owners, butyou legislatures, insuring: a Republican gan to note more ability to help himself
! 1 steadiness of nerve'and delicacy of must let patience have its perfect Congress in both branches.The off,the bed and to be better generally.

: touch cannot be devoted to the protection work." "You know that it is-He people feel that any charge Last August ((1894)) he was able to go
: 'of weak, helpless, harmles birds alone to his summer residence and farm
that his be but
cannot
ruleth own spirit is greater an improvement.
of 163 Grenadier
instead acres on Island, among
animals their destruction
and ot
: "
than he that taketh a city. --..* the Thousand Islands, in the river St.
or torture! Or what a, pity thatthe'skill "Now he that taketh his neighbor's It may be rather late to speak of Lawrence, where from the highest laud
'
of the hunter cannot be satisfied of his fay he commands '
real rights with his hogs is in a view for 13

property the
that Mr:
pineapple H. B
with'killing only, the foes of man grove miles down the river, and 60 of the
]] smaller than worth
really anything Stevens is
of is setting out in the Clifford Thousand Islands can be eeen.
flesh
the Hying, things} whose necessary "
? mentioning. "We must pray for and Barney grove, but if any one will Instead of beine; confined to his bed
his life the
to or even gratification
these hog owners as well as for our go down and see them it will make Mr.\ Clough is now and has been forborne
of. his desire for food of a certain other enemies. them feel like there is still somethingin time able to be about the farm to

'kind. But killing simply for thesake W. A. R. ROBERTSON. Citra. Mr. Stevens had direct the men employed there, and he'is
two weeks thankful for what Dr. Williams'
Pink
ol the sport ((1)) shows how thoughtless -
.
.- paid out five thousand dollars andis
'and unconsciouslycruel countless ago, Pills have done for him.
Something About Syrup. still receiving slips. We only wish These pills are manufactured by theWilliams'
, numbers of us are, or what an immeasureable -
there Mr. Stevens in Medicine Company, Schenectady -
were more our
I distance yet remains betweenus Those who have had any practical Do wait until N. Y., and are sold only in boxes
and the civilization that God will experience in ,Florida farming will town. not oranges come bearing the firm's trade mark and wrap-

i smilingly, approve. How one can hear hardly need to be reminded of the su- again, but do something while you wait per, at 50 cents a box or six boxes for

the plaintive wail of a bird over its mur, perior quality of the best grade of native for them.-Citra Item in Ocala Ban $2.50 and are never sold in bulk. They
I be had of all druggists or direct
ner. may by
dered mate, or see the cubs of an animal syrup when carefully made in an mail from Dr. Williams' Medicine Company -
!, caressing the body or vainly trying old fashioned open kettle: Properly '
to suck 'nourishment from the unresponsive manipulated, and not boiled down too Catarrh Cannot bo Cured .

,, udders ot their slaughtered near the sub ar point, this syrup is so with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they A. C. Bascombe, of the Cuba and
I mother, the stiffening victim of purehuman far superior to anything that can be 'cannot reach the seat of the disease. Ca- Florida Produce Company, returnedto
wantonness and then derive in evaporating where tarrh is a blood or constitutional disease, from Cuba wherehe
produced an pan, Tampa recently ,
and in order to cure it you must take internal -
satisfaction from 'the mere taking of the use of chemicals is necessary, that remedies Hall's Catarrh Cure is went to buy oranges for the marketsof

life, is incomprehensible the human. no comparison is possible. When first, taken internally, and acts directly the I this country. He reports the Cuban

! itarian. The murdered birds and animals made it has a flavor as character::!istic blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Ca- orange, crop very small this year-

havejl1eir ,homes, their families, and inviting as the best Vermont maple tarrh Cure is not a quack medicine. It probably not exceeding 60,000 boxes-
their their loves blast and'could be placed on the was prescribed by one of the best physi- and the forces in
friendships, why ; syrup, ,cians in this country for years, and is a insurgent are possession
them all just for the questionable pleasure market at a much lower price. regular prescription. It is composed of of the orange-growing district,

i (i'.ot') taking life? Would that we Notwithstanding this (fact, Florida the best tonics known, combined with the this making it almost impossible to

Christians had more of the spirit of syrup is practically unknown in the best blood-purifiers, acting directly on the market the crop.

those despised "pagans," the Budd. Northern markets, and is rejeclid by mucous surfaces. The perfect combina- i < .
tion of the two is what r >

hiss? ;, one of whose cardinal principles the better class of f customers in the daces such wonderful ingredients results in curing| DeSoto county has more than doubled -

is4 to? spare the life of' every breathingthing State of its production. The reason .Catarrh. Send for testimi nials. free.F. its population in the last. fiveyears.

; :"for,."'. they say, "did ,not God lor this is well known to ail! p actical J, .CIIENEY & CO., Toledo: O.JEgTSold The population of Avon Park'
i make' u t?"'-: Farm,' Stock and Home."' farmers. Florida syrup, as commonly by Druggists, ?5c. has quadrupled at the same time :, *






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778 THE FLORIDA FARMER AND ,FBUIT-GROWBB. DECEMBER 7,
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(: Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower. The President. zuela.In on Cuba. a.nd'Vene- I Increasing- Discount on Ignorance.. pelled to pay. the Government. a. rate.. !
times much.
eight as
I Thus far science has advanced onlya
Street A Weekly, Jacksonville.Newspaper Fla. published at 16 Main the President's message just to little way in the discovery of the It is true that genuine newspapersare

F hand, occurs this passage. in referenceto principles governing the manifold in issued by their publishers for the

TERM OF SUBSCRIPTION Venezuela : tricate operations which are continually purpose.of making money, it is also

For One Year ...............................Ja.oe "The general t conclusions therein reached! going on in the world with which true'that these advertising sheets (for
Por Six Months...... .....u..n.u.. ..... LOGIn and formulated are, in substance, that agriculture deals. All that the scien- such they really are) are' also issuedto
Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3.00 of
"Subscriptions in all cases cash in the traditional and established policy tists can do at present is to assure the make money; but the Government -
this is opposed to a
advance. No discount allowed on one's forcible government increase firmly farmer that his studies have brought to makes a distinction,
own subscription(except in a club), but to its territorial possessions by any European on this powerof con- I light certain facts and principles which and justly, between a paper

all agents a liberal cash commission will tinent that this is well foundedin the whose reading matter is for
obtainedby ; policy as may serve as a guide to improvement -
he allowed them. Write on all for subscriptions terms. principle as it is strongly supported'by of the methods of agriculture. the information and instruction of the

numerous precedents; that as a conse- people on general subjects and a
To every new subscriber we will send, Further investigations will undoubtedly pa-
the United States is bound to -
postpaid, a copy"of Whitner's "Garden- quence against the enlargement of the area protest bring more light on many subjects, per whose. reading matter is 'only a
ing in Florida. For two new sub- of British Guiana in derogation of the but the time will probably never come thin veneer to some article or articles

scribers, at $2.00 of each Moore's, we will"Orange send, rights and against the will of Venezuela; when definite rules for farming can be which the publisher seeks te sell.
postpaid, a copy that the disparity in strengthof At a recent banquet in'
Culture." considering formulated either by the scientist or Chicago, re-
Great Britain and Venezuela, the ter'ritorial ported in "Agricultural Advertising "
Rates of advertising on application. the farmer.In ,
Remittances should be made by check, reasonably dispute settled between only by them friendly can and be this ,respect medicine and agri- an officer of the postoffice made some

postal note. money order or registered impartial arbitration, and that the resortto culture are very much alike. We in. astonishing statements:
letter to order of such arbitration should include the sist more and more that our doctors "Gentlemen, it costs the government of

\ FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, whole controversy, and is not satisfied if shall be trained in scientific knowl-- the United States eight cents pound to
Jacksonville, Fla. one of the powers concerned is permittedto handle your mail; $16,900 go into the rat
draw an arbitrary line through the edge, and we devote much money to hole every year for just second class mat-
territory in debate and to declare that it scientific investigations which may im ter; a total dead loss to the governmentof

CONTENTS. will submit to arbitration only the .por- prove the healing art, but we do not twenty-three millions, is occasioned
Protection for Bananas; Rural on Banking tion lying on one side of it." expect that a code of definite rules for because of second class matter: I ask
Trees: They Miss the Floridas; Home- you as publishers, and I address my re-
Made Tree Protector Figs; Carbolic Acid Further along in reference to Cuba the treatment of diseases will ever be marks the
Wash for Scale......;............. ........ 77* devised. In fact one thing which to publishers, "would it not
...... we read : be better that you were all in the independent -
LIVE STOCK-Feeding Cattle in Florida 771
Pork Production....... .... ..........772 "Whatever may be the traditional sympathy scientific research makes clearer as it position of saying to the govern?
FARMER AND TKUCKERAsparagus; The of as individualswith advances is that there exists in every ment: "We ask nothing of you whatever.We .
our countrymen
English Pea.......... :..... ..eo ........ 773 who to be human certain individual simply ask that you do our bidding,
a people seem strugglingfor body -
TOBAcco-In Marion County ... ......... 773 freedom peculiarities do your duty as our servants; that we
larger autonomy, greater ,
which manifest themselves in
Raise Plenty of Plants; A Railroad Takes a the cost of
Hand ..... ........... ....................774 deepened as such sympathy naturally disease as well as in health so that pay into the mails handling that the matter we
,
put : we do not wish
POULTRy-To Fatten Young Poultry........ 774 must be in behalf of our neighbors, yet
Profitable Layers; Guinea Fowls; Vermin; the plain duty of their government is to the wise doctor must'vary his practice that any portion of our business shouldbe
Pure-Bred Plymouth Rocks......... .. 775 observe in good faith, the recognized obligations according to the patient. It is for this borne by reason'of general taxation. ;;'
No Fence but Better Stock; A Better Rem- In other words, we do not ask you to do
edy; Not One Cent....... ..... .. ........ 775 of international relationship.The reason that,a family physician who fora anything us that creates a
depletion
performance of this duty should not time has studied the -
long peculiarities
OUR RURAL HOME-How My Wife Climbeda of the "
Stone Wall ; Slipper Case.............. 776 be made more difficult by a disregard on of the different members of the six hundred revenue? There are
over entered in
Killing for Sport: S mething About Syrup; the part of our citizens of the obligations papers
Marketing Produce; The Ins Are Out 777 growing out of their allegiance to their family is, as a rule much more likelyto the Chicago postoffice as secondclassmail

EDITORIAL President Value on Cuba of Flotida and Venezuela Land; ;The Increasing country, which should, restrain them succeed in treating the diseases of United matter; over forty thousand in the
Di-count011 Ignorance; Fraud- from violating as individuals the neu- that family than however States. Of the six hundred pa-
ulent Journalism......................... 778 trality which the nation of which theyare a stranger, pers passing through the Chicago post
MARKETS; Intensive Farming.. ........... 779 members is bound to observe in its skillful he may be. In like manner office, if the law was applied'to them as
Farms and Fanning' in the United States; the intelligent farmer is the man who it was passed in 1875,.as' the ,law clearly
relations with states.
The Fish South Dealers Neglecting A ggrieved Its Greatest. .......Sourceof ....... 780 Though neither! friendly the warmth sovereign.;of our peo- carefully studies his land and his animals contemplated that such papers were,

Plant-rood..k.... .j..... ...... ...... 781 ple's sympathy with the Cuban insurgents and while taking advantage of needed intended because fill of the want they were-
Science for Young Farmers; Effect of Banking I nor our loss and material damage all' the teachings of science and to viz., the perusal of their
Dormant Buds with Sand .... ........ 782 consequent the futile endeavors thus expe- literature, I venture the assertion that \
upon rience, shapes his practice accordingto not than
far made to restore peace and order, nor more two hundred and fifty
Weather in Jacksonville. any shock our humane sensibilities may his own needs. The experiment could be put into the mails at all. (Ap \
have received from the cruelties which stations may greatly benefit agriculturebut plause). The facts are that the officers of
Week Ending Dec. 2, 1895. appear to especially characterize this in accordance with the laws that the; government, for reasons, it is not
proper for me, perhaps, to mention here,
conducted
sanguinary and fiercely war,
G all human will
a a = m sI...: govern progress, they have
bO ,.; strayed from the law, from the letter -
= p os have in the least shaken the determination -
DATB. cl. \11 GI Mwx inevitably help to make farming a of the law
c =s II! of the government to honestly fulfill ; until now a gentleman
00 i4
more complex occupation. Greater comes: into the postoffice he has his -
-- - every international obligation, yet it ; application
N 26 .....68 59; 78 59 968 T. is to be earnestly hoped on every ground technical knowledge will be requiredto ; he has Volume 1, Number 1, of
....... .
Nov. 27 .37 53 59 35 24 47 .00NoY'
28..... ...54 56 59 49 10 54 T. that the devastation of armed conflict be a successful farmer in the twen his paper; he has the technical features
Nov. 29 .. ... 54 55 62 50 I2 56 CI may speedily be stayed and order and tieth century than has hitherto been therein: ; he is as apt to swear to twenty-
.......
68 18 five thousand bona-fide
Nov. 30 .52 57 50 59 .00 subscribers as
restored to the' distracted island
Dec. I. ... 57 6, 74 52 U: 63 .CO quiet needful. Every year it becomes more he is to twenty-five. He is as to
Dec. 2...... ...62 64 80 58 22 69 .01 bringing in their train the activity and apt
- thrift of peaceful pursuits.' difficult for the ignorant farmer to secure start with the idea that because some
Mean .... .55 72 69 50 18 59 + 002 the necessaries of' life.-U. S. twenty-five; thousand people have atone
Total I In other words, a few leagues, more Experiment Station Record. time or another purchased some article -
rainfall.A.. J. MITCHELL Observer. : or less, of the mosquito-infested, ho had for sale therefore they are
malaria-cursed territory of a little .-*- subscribers to his paper; and when I remonstrate -

Value of Florida Land. swaggering South American republicare Fraudulent Journalism. with him, he says: ""'Theyaro
going to be. Haven't I sworn to it ?"
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: of more consequence than the There is a fraud which has become"astened Gentlemen, the law contemplated thatat

L I have two sections, of land in De- rights and liberties of another people, upon the body of journalismin that time, the paper should have circulated -

Soto county, well timbered, I am told. certainly as good as the Venezuelans, this country, which has, assumed I : among the people, and then it
It lies about eighteen miles northwest struggling for independence. It is such proportious that independent and should be entered. And to my mind the
wise thing for the to do is
Arcadia. Has such land publishers to
from any worth while for us to quarrel about respectable papers ought to make a I see that the law is overhauled, that it is
Value ? There is no phosphate on it, this with England, the elder brotherof concerted movement for its destruc- made so plain that the officers of the

only good timber, and, doubtless, no our own race, a nation far and tion. It is' far worse in the North, postof ice department should have nothing -

lack of sand. H. K. W. R. away the noblest in Europe despite its and especially in large cities, than it is to do whatever" but take care of the

Dallas, Texas. faults, and yet forsoothwe must plucka in the South, but even in this sectionit. clerical details. .

\Ve receive a great many such let- hair,out of our very eyebrows if it is is beginning to be developed.We The State Agricultural report says

ters from time to time, which we seldom offensive to Spain, the arrant, arro- refer to the publication and that in 1894 Gadsden county planted

have time to answer by letter. gant and cruel bully of the world. circulation: through the mails of sheets ,008 acres of tobacco, while the bal-

There is a large amount of Florida We have not an overweening admira- pretending to be newspapers with a ance, of Florida planted 222 acres.

land sold by unprincipled speculators tion for the Cuban character and wedevoutly bona-fide, paid up subscription, but II.
to Northern (and Texas) tender- hope that our nation may which are merely advertisements of private Dr. Bergin, of McIntosh, has rented

feet, which is not worth much, if any. never be cursed by the annexation or business. Under the false colorsof the Crescent orange grove, and will

thing. There is a good deal more by a protectorate over those turbulent I > a public print issued for the information plant one hundred acres in tomatoes

which is not worth anything in par- islanders; but we do hate to see the of the people, these sheets and: other vegetables.+. .

ticular, unless you settle on it with Government of the North American I claim and obtain the "pound rates" Tobacco will be given a large acreage -

wife and children and, by the graceof continent standing, hat in hand, waiting that is, a cent a pound for postage; at Mount Pleasant next year.

God and the grease of your elbows, to know the pleasure of three. whereas, if forced to circulate in their What was planted this year sold ready -'

produce; something. .,out of it. fourths of a liltlejpeninsula, ; in Europe. 'true character, they would be com [ from" 25 to 40 cents .per' -:-pound..' \


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: 1895... THB FLORIDA. FARMER AND FRCIT-QROWBH. 779

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county, white per barrel, 1.00 to 150. THE
: :: :, riarkets.. Peas, green, Florida, per crate, 1.00 to
2.00. Peppers, green, Florida, per bar-
rel, 1.00 to 5.00. String beans, Charleston FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dec. 6. green, per bushel basket, 1.00 to 2.00; ,,

: FRUITS AND PRODUCE. wax, per bushel basket, 1.00 to 2.25; J"ACKSONVI c,LE.
I Corrected by Marx Bros. Florida, per crate, 50 to 1.00. Tomatoes,
These are average quotations. Extra choice Florida, per carrier, 1.00 to 2.50, crate, The Oldest National Bank in the State.
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor 1.00 to 2.00.

''Grapes lots sell,lower.5-lb basket: ................... .20 CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.
Oranges, Florida........ ...... .... 3.75104.00 Intensive Farming. By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved
the highest for
reputation
solidity
Lemons Messina box....... ........ 3.50 strength and ability to meet demands. ,
legitimate
Apples.bbl....:. .. ...................3.00103.25 -- We buy and sell foreign and domestic!
English Ptas bu..... ._.............. 1.60 drafts on all parts of the world. exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
Peas. /'Clay bushel ............ ....... 1.25 Florida is a glorious State, its cli- We Invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business
'. Whippoorwill.................. 1.35 mate cannot be surpassed in the world favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful relations, assuring you that your
Lady.............................. a.co attention
11 Blackeye...... .................. 1.50 and it contains a soil that can be madeto JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
li:.. Browneye..... ............'... 1.25 all President.
Cocoanuts.... .....-... .............. 400 yield abundantly most mannerof Cashier.
Peanuts best brand..... ............. 4J4 105 crops, but for years and years Safe Boxes
Cabbage. N. Y each ................. .07 Deposit For Rent.
Potatoes, New York, bbl...... ........ i 60 through the greed and stupidity of a
'. sacks...................... 130 number of cattle men, whose grade of
Onions, bbl .........*. ........... 2.00
sacks... .......n...... a... 1.75 stock, and usual condition of it, is a CHOICE: : : A. NTo. 1
Eggs...... .. __............... .n_. .l8 disgrace to any civilized country, the''

VEGETABLES.AND POULTRY. soil has been burnt by annual fires

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. and all vegetation that had acc ,m1ated Florida Grown Orange Trees

Yellow Yams bush ........ ........,. .35 to .4 d
Sweet Potatoes, ...................... .30 and would have benefited the soil has
Hubbard squash, bbl. .......... ;":... I.5 peen destroyed. Cannot simple.
Lettuce doz. .... ............r..J.i5to: .30 any IR oR SMfE:
Celery Kalamazoo..... ........__. .35 to .5* ton see that this is a great loss, and .
Egg Plants, bbl. .................... 1.50 to 2.00 should be avoided all ?
Tomatoes, crates, ......................:2.coto2 50 by means Grape Fruit Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.
Sweet Pepper,bu .................... 100 to 1.50 That it is due, in a great measure to ,
Okra, bu, ..... ..... ...........i.sotoaco
Green Beans, crate no demand.. .... 50 to .60 this contemptible business that Flor- All trees grown on stock in Florida that was not injured by the freeze., Buds from 3 to 6 feet
Peas, crate.................. .... 1.00101.50 ida's soil is so impoverished cannot be straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.
Turnips, bunch no demand,.. ....... .03 to .06 Satisfaction solicited
Pumpkins, each} ....................... 05 to .10 disputed.On guaranteed. Correspondence or call on
Kershaws, each... ...... ....... 05 to .10 the farmer rests the future
Parsley,per d,z. bunches........... 20 to .30 pros- GEO. H. WRIGHT
Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 perity of the State, and in order to
Pepper,hot bushel,.........,......... 1.00 ORLANDO FLA.
Sage well cured lb.................. .IS to..20Lima make a success of it some radical
Beans, shelled, qt, ...... ....... .15 changes must be made from the old
Henb........ .....n..........-....... .30 to .35 HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE
Roosters.....................,...-..-.- .25 way of doing things. A better gradeof I
Broilers........_...................... .IS to ..25I. cattle must be secured and kept at
I.* Turkeys, per pound,gross.......__. .10 ,
I home, manures or home made ferti-- GARDEN AND FIELD SEEDS

:'--.>*.- -. New Beets per too ................ none .50101.00 lizers must be made and liberally used,
;': WaterCress, per doz. bunches ... 35to .50 all that a man's should cost --.
crop
Cauliflower doz................. ...x.ootox.so
Leeks. per doz bunches.............. -25 should be his labor. A sufficient 45J") Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed
....... ......., .
Scuppernongs bu none 2.00 of food for himself and stock
quantity 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats, 75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 25 cents per
.... .
Radi hes. per<< doz... .... ..... ; .15
r'-: ';", .; cucumbers. crate' ...... .......... ..... 1.50102.00 should be 'grown by every farmer, I pound; Rescue Grass! ,30 cents per pound.

'., I which can be done just as well as not,
P. F. WILSON SEEDSMAN
,I New York Markets. and all experiments in new crops ,
Potatoes. should be made on rich and well culti--

Receipts, domestic,bbls., for week, 235-, vated soil; so that every farmer can GAINESVILLE' FLORIDA.

723; since October 1,582,121; same time form a good idea whether the crop
last year, 302,894 ; Long Island quotednommally
be made not
can a success or pro-
at 90c to 1.00 per bbl; State
and Jersey are held at 75 to 85c when vided always the season was favor-

prime, with some sales a trifle higher, able,' and not rush into growing new SEED POTATOES.

while common occasionally go lower. or strange crops until he knows what

Sweet potatoes have arrived sparingly he is about.-H. Dixie, in Florida
I and' have met a good outlet at steady
, prices when showing desirable quality. Agriculturist.
The few Virginia received have sold from Every word true. And the methodof Prepare Now Your Spring Crop.

3.00Jo, 3,25 when prime,and Jerseys have restoring Florida lands is open to

ranged mainly from 3.25 to 3.50, rarely every farmer, while he at the same

higher, for the finest cloth.heads, while time is growing food for himself and

the few Vineland received have worked stock. The cow and beggar .Our stock of choice selected seed stock of Irish Potatoes is now on hand, and
pea
I out as high as 4.00, and even higher in for GF": this month and get the best.SOME .
! instances. Cabbage in moderate supplyand weed are superior to all renovatingcrops ready delivery. Buy

steady. Celery has arrived very Ireely and will bear continuous cropping -
that the common stock of potatoes sold by local mer-
but much of the stock has been inferior if a light fertilizing of phosphoricacid often the culls of the Maine and Nova Scotia crops,
I and such has at low E FEOPhbetter.L to the growers as seed stock will produce good crops
and is used. Those
I tough potash crops seed stock. Plain common sense shouU teach them
aud fancy large
irregular prices, will fit the land for deversified farm- You can no more Ret a firstclaspotato crop from
has continued quite scarce and firm. such poor mixed htock than you can get a pure-blooded Jersey calf from a scrub cow.
Florida cucumbers in fair demand at 2.00 ing with little commercial fertilizer

t6 2.50 per crate for prime. Choice eggplants and make Jabor their principal cost.

have held steady, but arrivals i best and earliest for Southern planters that
IS the potato
have been poor, with some not worth F.rst t L I II I''lt W"we hive ever >een. One of our customers says: 'I conClFsider
freight charges. The Avon Park Idea says that O. I a U re your FIK.VT LA U Ie ..;L in the lead of all I earlyj5grpotatoe8

New Orleans lettuce has been scarce M. Crosby has received a request from . . .' . . .I'Vi"the hills.are It js full a of strong them.grower" of fine table quality, and
and higher. Small lots of Southern let- the Agricultural Department at Wash-

tuce have arrived and sold promptly ington for a full list of pineapple plant-
Florida okra is
when of good quality. ations in his and he finds
in good demand and firm. Choice green township, PRICES FOR DECEMBER AND JANUARY:

i peas would sell promptly but very few there are eighty-six different growers, BUSHEL. BARREL. TEN-BARREL LOTS.
neglected. Charleston who have a total of 525,825 plants VARIETY. PECK.
common ,
arriving; beans sold from 1.50 down until First Laurel...... ............ ........ ......... .60 1.75 4.00 3.75
green when market advanced to 1.50 covering (fully one hundred acres. Early Sunrise ...... ...... .' .............. .50 1.75 4.00 ....

2.00 Friday with, few fancy a trifle higher Beautvof lIebron..... .... .......... ......... .50 1.75 3.75' 3.50
to a ;
,. the few, received have generally been The vegetable growers at Kissim- Early Rose...... ...................... .. ...... .50 175 3.75 3.50

.J: inf; 'ior.wax Florida beans in moderate sup- have commenced shipping Early Puritan...... ...... ..... ...... .. ...... .60 1.75 4.00 a....
and improved at the close. mee. eggplant Dakota Red...... ............ .... ............. ..x..50 I.7S 3.75 3.50
: ply. slightly and Island and are realizing $2 per barrel. Rural New Yorker No. 2...... ................ ...... .60 1.75 400 3.75
Cabbages, Jersey Long per
The price is considered low still witha
,
100, 3.00 to 4.00 ; State, per 100, 2.00 to the U-Our Annual Catalogue will be ready the latter part of December and will be mailed to al
of 600 barrels
: .. 8.00. Cucumbers, Florida, per crate, 100 yield per acre, .
who applies, FREE.
old and to
our customers, anyone
to 2.60. Egg plants, Florida, box barrel I, crop will be a paying one.

1.50 to 3.50; per half barrel 75 to
,'. 150. Lettuce, New Orleans, per barrel, US. We sell your Poultry Vents, H. HASTINGS & CO. Seedsmen
4.00 to 0.00; Florida and Charleston, per fruits and all produce at highest ,
basket, 1.00 to 1.60. Okra, Florida per TRY prices. DAILY RETURNS.write For I I| FLA.

carrier crate, 1.75 to 2.25; onions, Orange .L ..mar. FTl& !;9dGmoN8,188teBeads! BU N.Y. INTERLACHEN,



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Farms and Farming in the United valuation of farm products since 1890. dealers are :of the opi'nion.hat the I .. .

States. Say, as a rough approximation, the railroads have come to the conclusionthat .. ,I.

The farms of the United States, valuation is $2,300,000,000. the'industry is a fixture in Tampa, .. ,L.
In the of these facts In and that the roads' -.
averaging 137 acres each, are valuedat presence have combined to .IL&
more than $13,000,000,000. Those the front of these figures demonstrating squeeze a: piratical rate out of the kdikLd iJLL4J-

farms number lour million five hun- that agriculture in this Republic dealers." : : .'

dred and sixty-four thousand six hun- has during the year fed: itself, suppliedall The situation is a serious one and NO CHANGE OF SEASONknown

dred and and citizens of the Union! .engaged in may result in the transference of this to the Page. It Is one continual Spring
forty-one ((4,564,641,) .
from the time It I is put up until the purchaser has
their average value in the census ot other vocations, and then shipped industry to another city. Some of the I no further use for fence. .
abroad of PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, Mich.FERTILIZE .
1890 is 2909. surplus over $500,000,000worth ; shippers of Tampa are seriously considering -

The 'farm family, including hired of its products, how can anyone the removal of their business

help, averages six persons. :By their dare to( assert that farming is gen. to Pensacola or Mobile. That they .r>- ra ara.c. raJC; .

own labor, with an additional invest- erally unremunerative and unsatistec- will combine and buy a swift steamerto .

ment upon each farm of about $200 in tory to those who intelligently .lollow take their catch to Pensacola for

implements and$800 more in domestic it? shipment seems quite probable. ECONOMICALLY iPROFITABLY

animals and sundries (making a total How can the 42 per cent of the BY THE AND EFFECTIVELYf,'
farm of those families population of the United States! Chas. H. Braman it
plant $4,000,) census enumerator it
NITRATE SODA I
made for themselves during the year, which feeds the other 58 per cent and for this county, has completed his 1 ,
of the of the then furnishes more than 69 per cent labors and finds have soulsin V Nearly all fertilizers are.Ineffective because .
out products earth a, we 2,225 they contain too little NITROGEN ("tmmow
of all the exports of the whole peo- nia") and this little In en insoluble form. *l
wholesome and comfortable this increase for the
living. county, an Add a little NITRATE OF SODA to there and *
ple, be making less; profits in their vocation the result will be astonishing. f'
The same farmers have with part of yearof about 775. Fort Myers has a telllnprhowf
A PAMPHLET FREE
their also fed all than those whom they feed There and whento
surplus products population of are eight *
751. ., use nitrate, and how to buy and use fertilizers j
the urban population in the United when the latter supply less than 31 manufactories in our town and county.Of most economically. Address .
lams,Moretl'n F rmP,0.N-wYork( ) K
cent of the of the ? S.M
States and rich alike. Cereals per exports country farms of three and there t
over
poor acres .
For the illustrative .t>-<'S i tC:>'o.@ Ic ty ittl
meats, vegetables, fruits, eggs, milk, purpose of com. are in the county 226. There weed
butter, cheese, and poultry have been parison transfer the $4,000, agriculturally seventeen deaths, including 'four lostat

supplied the village and city marketsof I invested in each 'farm of 137 sea in the wreck of the schooner

the United States in abundance. It I acres to the, choicest Wall street in Geo. Jurgens, showing a death rate of QUICK WORK

is safe that than vestment. Risk that money in rail between 'and in thous. : .
probably to say more: I seven eight a I In selling and paying! for Fruits Vegetables
40,000,000 of American citizens not road first mortgage bonds, in bank and.-Fl. Myers Press. shipped to us is otlr matt""". WtJ
stocks, or any other alleeedly safe se- GIVE GOODS SENT U- BY GROWERS
farms have fur-
living on been so FIR-.T PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
nished with all the necessities and curity which may be found a favorite BUY OURSELVES.: They are protectedby
AMERICA'S STANDARD YEAR-BOOK[ Kwwwwww our 40 years experience without defaultng =,
brokers ,
shylocks plutocrats
luxuries known as products of the among I a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
monopolists, money-power manipulators -- financial s'abililv which any bank or
varied soil and climate of the States
merchants mercantile can
having reports
and Territories of the Union. and multi-mil ionaires, and if it verify-then try us-WK BELIHVE OUR'
returns 6 per 'ent it is a remarkably METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU: Send
During the fiscal the for Stencil and
year 1895 your name our quotations.
United States exported to loreign : profitable investment in the eyes of cards frt e. Letters piomptly answered..
Therefore is the
capitalists. $240 an
countries domestic commodities
mer- nual income. FRENCH & CO.,
chandise, and products aggregating in -
Follow the transfer of the farm York.
value $793,000,000. The aggregatevalue 116 Warren St? New .
money with that of the farm familyto ..
of the agricultural products in- ESTABLISHED 1855.
urban residence. Now, with the ... '
cluded in that sum was $553,215,317. -a
same labor in the city or village can '
Of the total exports Europe receiveda
they attain by hard work every day ,-
valuation of $628,000,000 '
or 79 percent
of the whole. in the year, adding their wages to the MIIIII I LII IIII III, Bradley Redfield. Eugene D. Redfleld.)
$240 income, as much of indepen- ESTABLISHED 1871.
Thus American after
agriculture, REDFIELD & SON,
dence wholesome and real
living, ;
feeding itself and all the towns, vill- .
comfort the, of
ages, and cities of the United States, as same amount money Commission Merchants
in the land and the same heads and
has also sold in the outside world'smarkets .
hands working on the soil generouslyand -AND-
than
more $500,000,000worth
healthfully bestowed upon them, Fruit Auctioneers
of products. So the farmers of I
,
in the sweet quiet of home, amidst
the United States have furnished
141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
flowers fruits
trees arid abundance
,
of the value of all the
69.68 cent.
per i on the farm? We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
exports from their country during the either at private sale (which has heretofore been
EncyclopediaBigger our custom) or by the auction system (recently
year 1895. Fish Dealers Aggrieved. added to our business)as you may desire.
But this large number of consumers, .

consisting not only of our own citizens, The ,fish dealers of Tampa are in and Better FOR RENT.

but of the citizens of all nations, have trouble over an exorbitant advance in THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL ':
not been gratuitously fed, though the freight rates on fish, which renders Than Ever Before. ,

their supplies have been constant and their shipment to Northern points At St. Augustine.
3 584 PAGES. Completely furnished. Apply to G'. S.'Meilerve I ,
abundant. With sound money of the almost out of a business man's consid- St.Augustine, Fla. .

least fluctuating buying power eration. 1,500 TOPICS.
money on a parity with and convertible The shipping of fish is one of the FOR SALE.

into gold the world overAmerican leading industries of Tampa, fully THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL',
farmers have been remuneratedfor barrels Tells Everything You Want '
30,000 being shipped every to Know When You At St. Augustine.
their products.The season, besides a large quantity in Want to Know It. Completely furnished. Right on the Bay.
exact amount paid for the Rare Bareain Apply to Capt. W. S. M. BukhamSt.
bulk.A Augustine or toCHAPIN .
products of agriculture consumed in "special"" tQ the Citizen .says ; A VERITABLE CYCLOPEDIA .

the United States during the year is "When this business was first begunon OF. UP-TO-DATE. FACTS. FARM AGENCY,

not known, but it must have aggre- an extensive scale, the railroads ... 3-23-tf St. Augustine, and Boston.Rlr.Uir .

gated hundreds of millions of dollars. showed their appreciation of the sit- An Invaluable and Unrivalled ,
But all products. i i. e., those consumedat uation by giving the shippers a rate of Political and Popular ] 'I'rEE

home and abroad, ,were in- $75 per car from this city to Macon, Hand-Book. FOR

1870 (including betterments and addition Ga., at which point large quantitiesof ae SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write .
! to block) :.... ............$2,447.538.658 "
} 1883......... :...... .,.......... 2,212,540,927!' fish are consumed. Last season READY JANUARY 1st 1896. for Catalogue and price list.
1890. .. .. .......... 2,460,107,45 the rate was advanced to $136, the JENNINGS' NURSERY Lb.Thnmsuvll1A. .,

No absolutely credible method of companies refusing to take any responsibility .. A_.
estimating; products for 1895 is avail. while in transit. The rate PRgICE i : 25 CEfl"SPostpaid .

able at this time, but since productionhas has now been raised to $230, with no ( by Mall.') SAWMILL

not increased to any considerableextent guaranty of speedy transportation, and FARMER'S works successfully
and the farm value of many of the railroads taking no risk. The two THE WORLD Grinding with'4 h. p.,Mills also

the chief products has decreased to a railroads suggest that the fish be shipped and Water Wheels.

remarkable degree, it seems reasonable by express, the rate being less Pulitzer Building, New York.. DeLoaoh Mill Mfer. Co.. I.

to assume a decrease in the total I I than that in vogue by rail. The fish Jon't Oo Without It Till Presidential Year. 323 Hlflhland,/Ave., Atlanta, Ga.
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Source. of Plant Food=Improving respondent, as to what crop he knew e f ).

: _'Poor :Land at,a Profit. ,would give the best results, he replied: : :
,What Crops to Supply "If the'experience one season is sufficient c Fertilizers for Fall Crops ;;

Organic Matter. to justify a.conclusion-I would
say cowpeas. We sowed this year 4, should contain a high percentage of Potash to
Prom Florida Ruralist. about four acres under different circumstances insure 'the largest yield and a enrichment
The Ruralist has not been at faull t: to obtain some informa- .. permanent (I)
i in the last eighteen months in urgingupon : tion regarding them, and I have no of the soil.Write 1

the farmers of the South the ne. hesitation in saying that, when the for our "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It
cessity of increased humus in the soil, ground has been properly prepared,as Is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and

and'in, pointing out the most economical for any other crop, as much stuff can will make and save you money. Address,
methods of obtaining it. It has I be.turned under in one year's growth GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York.
also endeavored to instil into the as from two in clover
an ordinary e e i) .
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minds ot t the Southern farmers that to I crop;" -

obtain the best results from the use of It the cowpea will'restore to the soil JOHN L. MARVIN,
commercial fertilizers abundant humusin twice the amount ot humus of any President.
the, soil -essential.. It has urged other crop in those parts of the'country H. T. BAVA' THOS. W. CONRAD,
the use of muck stable de- Cashier. Assistant.Cashier.
manure
where clover is a success, how much CAPITALS $100,000.
cayed vegetable matter,of every kind, more essential is its use on a,soil, and
where obtainable, at not too great cost, in ,a climate where clover cannot be '
but above all other methods, and themost grown. THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

,economical methods, the use ol; By the use of 200 pounds of acid ,
the cowpea. Why,the Southern farm. phosphate and 200 pounds of muriate JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

ers requires the reiteration of this process potash to the acre, a crop of peas can Respectfully. solicits your Deposits, Colleetions and Geneva
ot keeping their'lands: in tilth sofrequently be grown that will furnish several tons Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE ,
: we do not know, but (feel of lodder it cut shortly alter the bloom, '
confident we cannot better serve their
and a second crop can be grown from INVITED.
interests than to,keep pegging away on the stubble that will furnish a fine crop

this'line until other States have comet of peas and return to the soil largelythe John L. Marvin, A.DIREOTORS.B. Campbell.: Chas. Marvin,
:appreciate its value to the extent phosphoric acid and potash used H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R.:B. Archibald,
that' North and South Carolina are doing in their growth; and all the nitrogen Judge E. M.. Randall.! C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,
Even Northern States, where the gathered irom the atmosphere that will Dr' H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldsre. 1
frosts cuts off the vine in its state ,
green be necessary for a succeeding'crop ot -
a where, clover is successfully grown,' vegetables.Let SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
are learning the virtues of the cowpea t..the Southern farmers lay their ,
in enabling them to make the farm bet-
plans for of the
a large acreage peas OF F ORID,
ter, while, at the same time, they aregrowing coming season.
and like ... JACKSONVILLE.
profitable crops; we --
to corroborate our statements by the Dr. Charles W. ,Ballard ame_ up CAPITAL, ,, $50,000..

'"'testimony of those who are using the from Braidentown on the steamer H. ROBINSON, President. W.J. nARKISHElMEK, Vlce-I'rel

'pea, under adverse circumstances.A Manatee:yesterday, and will remain in t: TVM RAWLINSON, Cashier,
farmer in Pennsylvania, in the vicinity the city several days. The doctor said,
of'the coal mines,bought eighty in the course of a conversation about DIRECTORS : .
acres of wornout land with the view to the.orange crop on the Manatee river H ROBINSON, J. HILDFBRANDt, P. E. McMURRAY,
W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER, R. H LIGGETT,
show that by the use of commercial fer- this year, that it will aggreg.te only J. .A. HENDERSON, C.C. ROBERTSON, W. OWEN.

tilizers this wornout land could be made about thirty thousand boxes; but it Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay'
profitable. He was satisfied that the will put more money into the pocketsof ment. Active'and Savings Accounts Solicited. ,Interest Paid on
great. need of the land was organic mat- the growers than any other crop in _,Savings:_
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ter. Stable manure was out of the recent years, because of the high price
question. and while it could be restoredin the fruit is commanding. Last year .
time by the planting and turning his crop netted him an average of 50 FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

under of, green crops, he could not, at cents per box, and Monday he sold the .

the same time, produce cash crops that crop on his home place for $3.10 per An, Incorporated Home Association of Orange G rowers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
would cover the expense. Commercial box, on the trees. But the money is best advanta .-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL. 300000. '
BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
fertilizers were too costly,and crimson unevenly distributed- some of the order. Write for price list and terms.
clover, was still in the experimental growers are making money, while oth- -:OFFICERS :-
D. GREENLEAF,
GEO. R FAIRBANKS .President. Vice-Presldent.
.
stage, and required high fertilizing. ers are having a hard time.TampaTimes. ALBERT M. IV1'.S,Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary:: .
The question presented itself. Could DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G.. Hill, Bradford Co.;.Dr. E. E. Pratt
HillsboroCo.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
: that farm of eighty acres, so robbed of VHB HMBMW. aWVHHBMHMIK J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; ,A. Brady.,Brevard Co.; F. d. Sampson, Marion Co.; C. V. Hillyer,
I plant food that the products of the entire Two hundred and forty-eight applications Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.;; ,W. 'E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St.
Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
.. ,;' farm, when sold, brought only were made at the land ,officein Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils,
'" : : this for homesteads in the with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
city naval -
(:; .: about? ; $250 annually, so destitute of
organic matter ,that even the stones reserve lands, which were thrown
looked almost yellow be made to pro- open for entry at 9 o'clock Saturday JOHN CLARK, SON & Co:,

duce profitable crops by the use of fertilizer morning The plan adopted by

without the addition of clover, Messrs. ,Barco and Wainwright, the Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS
stable manure, sod, or any vegetable register and receiver, prevented ,con-
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matter; to,turn under, other than a very fusion and resulted in a systematic IN
scanty wheat stubble? That was the disposition of the business. With two
method, and the one he finally decided or three exceptions, every applicationis Coal, Hay, Grain; Wines, Liquors,
on. for 160 acres, and altogether will
Tobacco Etc.
Cigars, ,
.The praatical; lessons drawn from his very nearly cover the entire acreageof

experience are stated by a correspondent the naval reserve. lands.-Gaines- J'aoksoD."V'i11e, L '1orida.PRICELISTOFWHISKIES .
in the "Rural New Yorker" thus: yule Democrat.
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"That the presence of humus in sufficient :
Twenty-five boxes of Manatee
'quantities acts as a sponge in re- MANONGAHI RYE.I 50 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..$600
moisture county grown oranges were shippedto PARKER.....,....\............. ........... 175 J. MARTIN RYE............................. 3 oo
taining soil helping a crop the Atlanta Exposition last week ORANGE VALLEy.................. ...... a oo VIRGINIA GLADES.,...,.......,............ 4 00SPRINGVALLBY..S
over a hard place in time of drought. : ................. 250 OLD BOURBON................... ..... 500
from Tampa. ]BALTIMORE CORN .......................200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH........,....... 500
This having been obtained ...... ........ ....... .....
knowledge ]NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............2 50 OLD BAKER ..... .... 5 oo
the next thing to learn was how to ob- Quincy has a bank, with a depositof c CLIFTON CLUB...... ...... ............. 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE................... 600

tain the necessary humus in the most over $100,000; has water works, no JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 3505; two gallon, 500; three 111 Remttcwit Remit by postofficemoney
order check registered letter. We cannot ship C, O. order.A .
1 or
economical manner and what to bonded debt four mill tax and the
crops ,
complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List, sent free on application.
grow in order to furnish the best results best of well-worked streets. So much
with" the least risk." for tobacco culture. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.



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Science for Young Farmers-No. 4. A. By abundant introduction of* car BRONZE Turkeys, Indian Games Black Lang. ,,
Pekin Ducks. Eggs in season. ''A
bonaceous matter, i. e., stable manure, GRAPE VINES' few quarts of McNeil Peas at ft.ro ,per quart, 50
cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann
CARBON. muck, or by plowing under leguminous 1 Largest Stock In -tho Mannville, Fla. 10-13-12

Q. What is carbon ? crops, such as' cow-peas, beggar- World Red Small Jacket Fruits.Gooseberry Introducer k Fay of Currant.Iataloanefre. nnrirallednew .
<, .. Geo. ..Jo..elyDFredoDlaN.Y. SEE our prices on improved varieties of Pomelo '
A. One of the elementary substances.Q. weed, 'clover' and other vegetable this column J. W. &F. D; Waite.

; What is its most common form ? matter.
THE IMPROVED FORSALE for cashtime or hade,orange groves,
.\ A. Charcoal. Carbon occupies a position of greater VICTORs timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

1 Q. What proportion of all dry vegetable importance in the economy of plant- Fla. 3-llx6t

matter is carbon ? growth than might be inferred, in the i -- FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings 'for
1 s y-ars old, 4 to 5 feet high; will dor-
3
J A. About one-half. fact that it is left out in the computation .' I mant bud to order. Have a few budded to the

'I Q. Is carbon an available plant-food? of commercial values, and empha- S Absolutely Hatches Chickens elf-reff by nlntlnff.Steam. for seedless! grapefJ uit. These trees are fine. and
sale reasonable
indeed to
very as we expect
i A. It is not. sizes the necessity of a constant supplyof Catalogue and cheapest Ilrstmlase Hatchet reliable. quit the nursery business. Come and see them
soil and In the market. Circulars free before buying elsewhere. Bowyer ttephens,
I humus in the particularlyin
Q. Why not? Kent,! GEO.EHTEIi&CO.,Qulncy,Ill* Lsikeland Pla. 9-21-10'
A. Because it is entirely insolublein the sandy lands of the South. With

water. out it the soil becomes dead and will THE CULTIVATOR STRAWBERRY grown and PLANTS.vigorous Two, Alabama acres of them.New-

It has 1831 1896 nans and Clouds. Prices! on application, accord-
Q. In what then does it become not produce profitable crops.
way, ,
-AND- ing to quantity. G W. Jennings, Lawtey, Fla.014ti .
l available plant-food ? ,been destroyed by the annual fires

A. By burning.Q. passing over Florida lands, and must PWTRY ENThEMAN.THE WANTED. An agent in every township to

Into what is it changed by burn- be ,restored by the plowing under of Cyclone Corn Sheller Address
Farmer and Fruit Grower, Jacksonville, Fla., ,.tt
ing ? vegetable matter grown on the land as BEST OF THE

A. Into carbonic acid gas. above described. AGRICULTURAL WEEKLIES FOR SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres
Excellent fo stock raising and
acres.
390
Q. In what other ways is this car- DEVOTED TO tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

bonic acid gas formed ? The Effect of Banking with Sand Fla. 824-tf. '
Farm Crops and Processes,
A. It is exhaled through the lungsof Dormant Orange Buds. Horticulture and Frult-Growlngr;; CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
Parson Brown Mark's Seedless,
man and animals, and comes from Live-Stock and Dairying, faffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape 'Fruit,

decaying animal and vegetable matter.Q. In an interview with Mr. J. H. While it also includes all minor departments of Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
the Rural interest, such as the Poultry Yard, Ento- such as Nonpareil. Majorca, St Michael,
Does it 'become a part of Wylie, of the Interlachen Nurseries, mology, Bee Keeping, Greenhouse and Grapery, Malta Blood and Centennial., Address, A.-L.:
[Duncan, Mlwaukee Groves and
? Veterinary Replies Farm and Manager Nur-
atmosphere on the effect of banking with Fireside Reading. Domestic Questions Economy,and Answers.a sum- series, Dunedin, Fla. 8 17-tf

A. It is diffused through the atmosphere sand dormant orange buds, he said : mary of the News of the Week. Market Reports ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut'fn

but does not become a part of it. "Why, we preserve bud wood in sand tion is are paid unusually to the complete, and of the much atten-, We pay freight. Write for our lates
Prospects Crops as price-list.; E. W A m -den. Oimond. Fla. 7.1-tft
Q. Is it heavier than atmosphericair three months, and what is to hinder, throwing light upon one of the most importantof
all questions-When to Buy and When to Sell.It rPILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS, wm
? the preservation of dormant buds is liberally illustrated and contains more read- A make stock eat and grow fat. Given as. a,
A. It is, and remains near the sur- from practically the same treatment ? ing matter than ever before The subscriptionpric drenrh to stock that will not eat. Sample package .
-is $i 50 per but we offer a SPJSCIAL
year
by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,
face of the earth. In fact I have banked dormant buds REDUCTION m our Fla. 6-29-20

Q. Is it necessary to plant-life ? many times with sand and have found CLUB RATES FOR 1896. IRRIGATED GROVE 100 acres 10 years-set'

A. All have their preservation complete. Am now trttS.i; 50 in other fruit trees, etc .
matter must
vegetable .
Two Subscriptions, in one remittance ..$ 4 For sale at a sacrifice. Address k," The Palms,
carbon in order to live. putting in large quantities of buds in Six Subscriptions, 4* ....10 Lane Park Lake Courty. Hla 4 2-9m' t

Q. How does it obtain it ? last season's sprouts as well as in my Ten Subscriptions, .... 15 IF ANY ONE who has been benefited bv the!i'

nursery and expect a very consider- ;:irTo all NEW subscribers for 1800 paying of Dr William's Pink Pills will write -to
A. Through the pores in the leaves in advance now, we will send the paper WEEKLY THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
able saving in time for fall bud- inforn ation that will be of much value and
and stems of trees and plants. Theseact : my from our receeipt of the remittance to January i, '
ding. Banking six inches above the 1896, without charge. Specimen copies FREE. interest to them. ,:.:.", .
as lungs to absorb the gas, whenit Address S SBowaer's
bud is from MAKE HENS LAY-There is like. .
simple protection even nothing
is brought into circulation in the LUTHER TUCKER & SON Publishers .
sap, Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida -:
winter's cold. In seed- .
last banking I last Hundreds testimonials. For
where it undergoes chemical changes year.
ALBANY N. r.
lings where it is expected to make a tree I II I particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla:-:
and is manufactured into starch, sugar I io-i3-tf ,
from the it is banked
sprouts, higher ,

and .plantfibre.Q. Are these. substances largely car- the more tree will he saved, but in case WOVEN WIRE FENCEOver BU1VOOI'.-.Orders Ten per for cent spring with; delivery order,now bal-

of dormant bu din the sprouts will ance when buds are ordered shipped. Pineapple,
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bon ? Styles The best on Earth. Chicken $it per icoo. King. Parson Brown, Waite's Early
be cut close to the bud." Bull strong, fig and Prolific $10 per :ooo. Magnum Bonum, Jaffa
A. The whichis tight. You con make from 40
They are. oxygen, to.'GO' rods per day for from Tangerine, Ruby Blood St.Michael Blood, Hart'sTardiff
inhaled with the carbon is exhaled Navel Sanford's Mediterranean $7.per
14 to 22c. a Rod.
There is a great disparity in the ><,><; Illustrated Catalogue Free. per iooo. Walters' Josselyn, Triumph Auran-
and the of the -
proper proportion gasesin "" KITSELMAN BROS., tium, Pomelo, $8 per 1,000. Marsh Seedless, $20
in
the atmosphere is maintained.Q. growth of sprouts apd buds orange iRidgeville, Indiana. per ,000. Small orders solicited at reasonablerat
tree about Interlachen. Some June buds for sale. Unite Fly not known
Are there other sources from stumps in this section. J. W. & F. D. Waite, Belleview,
that were three feet high last May Fla 10-26-6.
which the plants obtain their carbon ?

A. Yes ; through their roots. By have grown little since. Some that BERE8HIBE, Chester White ATTENTION! I am selling out my stock of
did not out until August have a &: Poland China White Leghorns, 'including
put
their combination of oxygen and car- PlQS. Jersey,Guernsey&Hoi- breeding pens Write quick and get prices. .
larger growth. One grape-fruit bud stein Cattle. Thoromjabred Island Yard, Fetnandina Fla
bon the compound, carbonic acid gas, Sheep Fancy Poultry,Hunting Poultry 11-2-3
put in a stump of a sour tree last June, and House Dogs. Catalogue.ochranvllle. LOOK LOOK! $i,25 per acre will buy 161 acres
is formed which dissolves readily in Chester Co.,
8. W. 8MIT Pa.
class pine land in sec 4, t 16 s, r 23
water, and becomes available for plant- is now nearly ten feet high. Some east. Well timbered title perfect. Also 8 ooo
.. stumps have not started at all but.are one year old Parson Brown Orange. Carney
S CENTAWORD COL UMN. Lemon and Grape Fruit buds, Write for pricesM.
food.Q.. What other value has carbonic quite green, and the growth of some & J H. Turuley, Excelsior Nurseries, Lake
Weir, Pla.
has been so profuse that the promiseof : 11-2-9
acid ? ''RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, SALEA Poland-China Boar, seven
FOR
A. It has an indirect value in givingto a grove at an early date is quite one week,25 cents;three weeks 50 cents Noth- old. Will weigh about 150 pounds.
flattering. taken for less than cents. Raised in Florida Price $io.oo W H. Powers,
the water which holds it in solutionan ing 25 Lawtey, Fla. tf
increased power of dissolving other Painstaking care, such as is given to Advertisements for this column MUST be pre

northern peach or apple orchards will paid. BUDDING WOOD for sale of all leading vari-
mineral substances them avail-
making results. Those who think the Send no stamps larger than two cents. orange, lemon and grape fruit. Five .
able for plantfood.Q. give Initials and figures count as one word. dollars ptr .thousand delivered by mail. Safe
care too much trouble had arrival guaranteed. Gulick Bros., Riverside,
necessary ... .
If carbon is element of
not an >** -' X "'"' % California
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plant-food, why do we find 'its application better abandon their groves. Eternal START YOUR HENS LAYING with Boiled .HCE PINEAPPLE PLANTS per'dozen5-or!
vigilance is the price of an orange and Bone $:a5 per 100 Ibs. For sale by thousand Large seedling trees'and
beneficial ? orange
to vegetation The Island Poultry Yards. Also leghorns, Kieffer
pears only $2 per 100. Giant Bamboos
Florida.
A. It has the power of absorbingand grove in Langshans and Miuorcas. Circulars.. Kernau- only 25 cents. Dw.rf bamboos, 10 c. Caladium
It will absorb > < dina. Fla, 1030.3 and Lilly bulbs only $7.50 per barrel, 5 cents
condensing gases. each. Roses Palms, etc...almost given .
FOR IRRITATION OF THE THROAT caused PLANTS for sale 75 cents per too Camphor seed, of away.
and condense in itself ninety times its CELERY grandest shade trees xo cents
by Cold or use of the voice "Brown'sBronchial ; $5 oo per 1000 by express not pre package Robert G. Bidwell, Orlando, Florida,
own bulk of ammonia, thirty-five times Troches" are exceedingly bene- paid. H. G. Fletcher, Paradise, rla. Il- 3"3 Box 147 11-9-3 .

its bulk of carbonic acid, and other ficial. FOR SALE ($7,ooco cash erg years at 5 per BERMUDA ONION PLANTS for sale at $1,50
It catches ) or lease. That splendid farm( on Duval per Orders for five thousand or
gases proportionately. plant- Island of 105 acres rich hammock with 8 roomed over at $1.25 per thousand Chubb & Ward,
foods and holds them for the use of CHOICE FRUITS AND FLOWERS FOR house etc. Suitable for firming, stock or fruit Winter Park, Fla. 11-9-3
This of ; Owner going abroad. Apply Mr. ORANGE BUDWOOD from fifteen ((15)) chi ice
vegetation. power absorbinggases SOUTHERN PLANTING. rurubull, Duval House, Floral City, Fla. 11-23-3 bearing varieties. Identity and satisfaction
gives charcoal its great value as Pears a specialty. TrlfoUata OranRcStocks. at '4,50 per thousand. Harts ban-
Prices Low List Free. SUMMIT NURSERIES FOR SALE. Jersey Bull three years old. Full ana plants 5 cents. Address, Earl W. Martin,
a disinfectant.Q. Moiitlcello, Pla.GHWIlSa. $45.00. Finest in State. Also three Braidentown, Manatee county, Fla. 11-g-3
Berkshire sows, $.0 each, Address, M, Renz,
., Can satisfactory cropping be Bridgeport, Fla 33.215 THE FLORIDA ROAD LAW in neat pamphlet
10 cents by mail. Storrs & Storrx Printers

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of time with
continued for any length WEUL jyjACH'YF12MFS DeFunlak Springs. Pla. ll-i6-3
carbon in the soil ? : Air* LIFTS 400 ACRES OP LAND. 40 cleared and
abundant ,
out %w. fenced I ij] mi e to statloriioo. best of WANTED lositi-nas- foreman in an orange
A. It cannot. furniture; to excnang for Florida property J, care taker of property by man of
Seward Brown, Quintette, Escambia County Best of references.
experience. Address, f...
q. How can it best be supplied ? AURORA, lit, CHICAGO e I Florida*. it-16.3 Nelson,Ozona, Pla.; U.I6S -| ;

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1.. TO NEW'YORK, BOSTON, AND PHILADELPHIA,
NEW YORK, CHARLESTON lID FIiOqiDM UNES.

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

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

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

(STANDARD TIME.)
From New York. From Jacksonville,
G. M. oJ: 11ICLv IsIana er. (Pier 29, E. R.) 0 STEAMER Florida.
Tuesday Oct. agth, at 3 p m ......... "SEMINOLE"............Sunday, Nov. 3rd, at 4:30310:
Friday Nov. ist. at 3 p in.';..;....."CHEROKEE" .........Thursday, 71h, at 7:00: a m
Monday.h 4th, atspm ......-.....".IROQUOIS..Sunday.II xoth, atJoooamWednesday. :
6th, at 3 p m ........ "ALGONQUIN". ... .....Tuesday 12th, atu.oou'u
: Friday II 8th.at 3 p m ............SItMINOLIt".Wednesday, i4th, at 12 co n'n
." : ., Tuesday lath, atspm ........."CHEROKEE"........ ..Sunday, 17th, at goo: a m
'.' Friday.II 15th, at3 pm ......... "IROQUOIS" ..........Thursday, 21st, at 7:30: am
Monday, II i8th at 3 pm.....?.. "ALGONQUIN"......._..Sunday.II 4th, at 10:30: a m
'fit.-,. / Wednesday, zoth, at 3 p m........... "SEMINOLE"...........Tuesday, 26th, at 12.00 n'n
; : Friday, 22d, at 3 pm.......... CHEROKEH"............Thursday II 28th, at i3opm?
T' : ', Tuesday.II 26th, at 3 p in......... ...."IROQUOIS".Sunday, Dec ist, at 4-coam

T Friday, 2gthat3pm.AIGONQUIN..Thursdav.I- 5th, at 6.00am


i Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

1. the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
; Pas.a e Ra.1e.,.
sail. from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class; $25.00; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion $43-3; CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
,. Steerage $12.50. Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $21.00 Excursion, $47.30 ; all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
Steerage, $14-2;. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. S'I' JOEI: NS :R.IV'"E T IN'E.:

(Central or goO Meridian Time.)

City,of Birmingham ..;. Sunday Dec. i, 4.ooa.m. For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
Nacoochee Dec, 3, 6.oop. m. ,
Kansas City Dec. 6. 8 00 a. m.
City of Dec. 8.10 ooa m. the St. Johns River.The .
City of Birmingham ... Tuesday, Dec. 10, 12.00 noon
I Nacoochee ....... Friday Dec. 13, 3.00 p. m. Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
Kansas City ,.. Dec. 15, 5.ooa.m.
City! Augusta .' .. ..... ............. .....Tuesday! Dec. 17, 6 30 p. m. "CITY OF JACKSONVILLE
City of Birmingham .;. ...'........ ..Friday, Dec 20, 8 oo a. m. Capt. W. A. SHAW
Nacoochee Sunday,Dec. 22. 9.00 a.'m.

City Kansas.of Augusta..Tuesday, Dec.Dec. 27 24, 11.00 i.sop.m.a. m. Is appointed to'sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and ,Fridays at 3:30p. :

City of Birmingham.Sunday, Dec. 29, 3.oo a. m. : m., and from. Sanford Mondays, :Wednesdays Saturdays 9:00: a. m.,
Nacoochee .';.- Dec. 31, 4.30 p, m. / Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.
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: FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULIt NORTHBOUND.

Chattahoochee.- ..' ..........',' .......Tuesday; Dec. 3, 5.3op.m. Read Down. Read Up.
Gate Clty../:. i.. Sunday Dec. 8, 9003. m. Leave. 330 pm .b.... ..................Jacksonville ..........;.. '.' Arrive 3.30 p. in.
Tallahassee Thursday, Dec. 12. 2.eop.m. 8.45 p m. .................. .... ... .. Leave 8.oop. m.
Chattahoochee. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6 30 p.m. If 3.00a. m'. ....................... ... .Astor.... .. .............:...... .1 3.30p.m.
.Gate City i Dec, 22, gooa.m. \I 4.30 a m. .................... ......... St. 1+rancis......................... II 1.30p.m.
Dec, 26, 12.30 p.'m. If 5.30 a. m..................... .........Berresford .... ................. ..... If 12.00 noon
Chattahoochee .Tuesday, Dec. 31, 4.30P. m. 600 a. m .... ............ .... .... Blue Springs............ ............ f. 11.30 a. m.
Arrive 8.30 a. m. .............. .... Sanford......'........' ........... ........ If 9 co 8. m.
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.These 9.25 a. m. .................... .... Enterprise.............:. ... ...... 9.30am.

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

City of lliaeon ... \ Dec. 9, 11.00 a. m.
A. J. COLE, Agent Bowling Green, New York.
Dec. Passenger
of \ .Thursday 19. 7.30 a/m.
City M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, Bow ing Green New York.D. .
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City or l\lacoll,, .- Sunday Dec. 29, 3.00 a. m.
D. C. MINK General Freight Agent. 12 SLO. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pal
THEO. O. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.F. .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonviiltl Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville. Fla.WM. '
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida; 'i&| Western. Railway

Through Bills of Lading Tickets Florida and Central Baggage&Checks Peninsular to all Railroad.points North and Bast. 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 Ronth Delaware' Avernie.' Philadelphia.' '5" Bowling Green. New Vo"..
R.L. WALKER,Agent, C. G.ANDERSON Agent
New Pier No.35, North River I.New York. City Exchange Building Savannah Ga. W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
RICHARDSON &! BARNARD, Agents Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.
L.JA HW, Agent 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.
w H. RH1JT Gen'l"Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway New York.J. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
D. HASHAGEN, Eastern'Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. ,
J.'L. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R. A. DeW. SAMPSON, General: Agent,
Broadway, New York. 306 Washington st., Boston.W. .
J. FARRELL;, Soliciting Agent. W. E.ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
,, WALTER HAWKINS Fla. Pass. Agent
New Office, 224 West.Bay Street Jacksonville. ,

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published at West Palm Beach,Is the official paper of Dade: is the Recognized Exponent of the Re- FERTILIZER. .
sources Attractions and Advantages of that Wonderful Region-The Mecca of the Home Seeker, These Fertilizers have superior in the market and! a triAl will convince!
khe Trucker the Fruit Grower and the Invt'stor. genii for Catalogue frHaO
Published in this territory every Thursday since February 21St. 1887 this publication is recognized -
as an authority on the country, its products, how to grow them and how they pay the
, ;ountJ"s; development and Its future. In short THE TROPICAL SUN is the Paper of Dade. : FOR A.TLANT.A.DOD' .
rail to soo our splendid Exhibit at the great Exposition. The same
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These are the Instruments of the Age and the latest invention in the Musical Art ; nothing choicer or more elegant I

for Concert and Home. The sweet delicate clearness of the Mandoline breathing through .

the vivacity of the Banjo and Guitar tone. .4 .


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FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER, Agt.,, .'
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