Florida farmer & fruit grower
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 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 28, 1895
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00362
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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S. Powers, Editor. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, DECEMBER 28, 1895. Whole No. 1403 NEW. PII SLrIIIlB.Vol. No. b2.

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

Enlarged re-written, newly illustrated;; '60 pages; 50 engravings; model of typographical art. THE POMONA NURSERIES ..
Latest practice and best methods' ..of Culture Most recent experience in orchard and market with i iI
varieties new and old. I I
are the most Extensive in the State and ofler all Home Grown Stock. Peaches Plums Pears.
THIS UP-TO-DATE HORTICULTURAL HAND BOOKWhich Japan Lemons Persimmons on both Grapes, Figs Mulberries,Apricots Almonds Satsuma and other Oranges and .

is sent free upon application,describes over 300 varieties of fruits and ornamentals offered #
FLORIDA, and lower South including
Satsuma on Trifoliata---Hardy Prangs'! on Hardy Stock.
Over 75 varieties of Roses alt field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc


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GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.
Write for Catalogue and any infos mation wanted,

Macclenny, Fla.!
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.. KIEFFER PEARS' '-N'O"\N": IS TEIg: .rIMI." ;

.' ELBERTA. _PEACHES AND. .. . .0... I
Proved in 1895 when other fruit failed to bring freight. Send in your orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses.We i

Satsuma Oranges, Grafted Pecans, Figs, Mulberries, Garber and Japan Golden. can furnish 95,0o0'Eye' buds dormant and next spring budding. Orders booked now for j
Russet Pears. Everything in Fruit Trees. delivery in October and November. First-class buds and true to nan-e. Standard varieties as follows
: Majorca JaQa, Ruby Blood, Hart's Late. Parson Brown Tangerine, Homossassa. Medit-
ARCADI 1 TITRSLLIhwSyJ. erranean Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit. Buds well packed and sent to any part of the Slate for
,. 60 cents per,100; $5.00 per i.ooo. 10.000 budded Orange Trees 2 to 4 feet.high, budded on sour:and
zx. GIRAhLDL J1"OP, trif liata stocks, from i to \A i in- at the ground. Buds inserted in the stump at the ground (not in !
MONTICELLO, FLA. the roots)and can be protected by banking this winter. .
Catalogue free. Peach, Pear, Plum, Persimmon,Loquat and Fig Trees Large three year old White .Niagara. I

1 will sell Fruit Trees this season. to the. planter at wholesale prices. Address, Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Neil specialty. !
'," Our roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For full particulars send for descriptive ,
J.' A. DANIEL, catalogue. and price list. Address, t tHASTINGS t
Riverside' 'Nurseries" Glen St. Mary, Fla. & WVL.IE I
,Interlachen, Fla.


,c o ", -.. ,:.Ve have an Unusually Large and Fine Stock of Hardy Palms,i: GARDEN AND FIELD SEEDS

"'J I., .' j ./ Shrubbery, ,Trees, Vines and all Manner of Plants -
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... .a. for House, Lawn or Orchard.
:I .. : > "Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden""Seed

,.l''Fruit:, frees' Uconomlc'Plants, Ferns, Orchids Bamboos. Cactus,etc., for every situation and 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats 75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne 25 cents per
for evety'climateV Plants' sent safely: to all parts of the World. We pack by mail and pay postageat pound;Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.
Catalogue rates, or nd.la.rge) ,plants by xpress or freight. :
Send! .for.1 large catalogue illustrated. and,priced. WILSON SEEDSMAN
?.": ?:'!, ''. ?.- .- REASOXER BROS., Oiieco, Fla.GENUINE I P. F. ,


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J0ur stock of this popular variety+is'now ready for delivery. Be ware of spurious

Italian and'California. stock sold by' northern houses at $2 to$2.50- per pound.OU 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. O ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. O 38TH YEAR.

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*>11 >? I \ .4 FRUIT I TREES Specially Adapted
Both Varieties, White and Red, Packet 5 cents; I oz. 15 cents; 1 oz. 25 cents;

.J j ." '} Ib. 85 centspl'Ib.,$3.00-post'pald. Oriental Pear*.Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry
: "" K "s' XKTO-Si & OO., :LJ'",. G..;) ,. J 10,ooo Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. 'J'b4t Greenhouse Department is the largest and
Interlaohen, Florida. most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South
Catalogue free on application. ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKM ANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents,



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I.I.I :;4 .State: LAKE kicultaral FLORIDA CITY, FLA.College: THE "DAISY"" PLO WAn .

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I! c;I MONDAY! SEPT. 3O, 1895. Implement.. That Every Gardener and Strawberry

I Mechanical
Four regular courses Agricultural -
I ,Latin-Scientific, Women's,equivalent ,
t in length studies and honor. Graduates
; of Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A.B.; Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
,#U. of other courses,degree of'B.; S. ,
j A one year's Business .Course giving thor-
, ough instruction in Commercial LawArithmetic, 1 OU'' :i .
, Penmanship and Book-Keeping. -
t A year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN .
,.' and Telegraphy, fitting students business. FLORIDA POINTS. AND THE NORTH ''' i:) !
: Graduates of these courses receive' certificates of

i,:. proficiency.A course in Piano Music has been added Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
,under an associate of the',Toronto Conservatoryof 9 ,
Music, giving best facilities to students of the ,:.' j1d.!.',
Piano at a reasonable charge. THROUGH ROUTES. ?\."..
Military Instruction under a graduate of New York to Jacksonville by "
West Point. The young men are under Milita New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash- '
'Discipline;' similar to West Point. The and' ington Southern Railway to k,: .
College Physician attends alt students without Northern 1 Columbia, Florida Central &
charge., Lake City is one of the healthiest places ; ,Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal "
America High PineLand. Pure Water. In points in Florida., \ <'
eleven years there has not been a death at the j jI "
I College. All courses are open to women. Stu- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by .'
dents not prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
enter the Preparatory'Department. and Southern R'y to Ever-
To all students from Florida tuition is Free in Florida}ette, Florida Central & Peninsular -
all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. to all important Florida
students pay' a reasonable charge. Students points.
from other States pay $20 a year tuition, music Kansas City, Fort Scott & 4
extra. Young men beard in the Mess Hall at$tow Kansas Cityand Memphis R.to Kansas Citl'JacklJo'vJlle irAn
< a month.. Young women board with families in }to Birmingham, R'y "
" "v1 town at$10 to$15 a month College year begins T h Line to Everette, Fla. Central &
,j September 30. 1895.I Peninsular to all Fla. points. j10 J
I For catalogues address Louis to Jacksonville by
;1 Short Line to Du Quoin,
O. CLUTE, PRESIDENT, Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Sp'gs, The best Tool for, intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse ;
, LAKE CITY, FLA. Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
J to Birmingham,Sou. does the, work just how and where you want it done.
R'y to Everette and F. C.& P.

::1 B. STETSON UNIVERSITY Sioux City Ill.& Chicago Cent. to to Jacksonville -

: JOHN Holly Sp'gs. }Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Holly Birmingham Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are-cultivated entirely by hand.
,f t Route.New Sou. R'y to Ever- This little plow has been perfected with special reference to :Florida use and
;i 1" DELAND, FLORIDA., ette and the F. C. & P. with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers.
Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River
For both sexes. College, Normal School, Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
1 Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, I To 1 route with through sleepersJackso'ville
An institution of first rank. Faculty of twenty I between New Orleans and

4 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 p The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in --
Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the '
for young men. Library of 6,000 volu-nts.; Read- : Tobacco Meg ions, Given with this paper to new subscribers for one year for $5.00 f. o. b. 'at our 1
ing room, with all leading periodicals and daily Stock farming and Dairy Section,
and weekly papers. Thoroughly equipped Peach and Strawberry Lands, Store-room.
chemical and 'physical laboratories. Separate Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
,. buildings for Music and Art Schools, with artists Phosphate Belt. GROWER, .
. of established: reputation in charge. Opens Has the Sliver,Spring and
October 2. Send for catalogue giving full inform- Other Fine Scenery.The JAOKSONVILLE; FLA.
ation, to Great Hunting Country.
j JOHN. F. FORBES, Reaches the Noted fishing Ground
I President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in connection .
ety of soils in the State, and above all with the paper. Write us for terms.WHY.

, !' Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It is High and Healthy.
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lorida Prosperous towns flu its route and it offers
!:. sands the best freight facilities for any produce to ?
: the Northern markets. Send for the popular

,I; Oranges Bong-"MY FLORIDA HOME." Go the Corn off the Cob Hands and
with its spirited words and beautiful music on "Niggering; Blistering your

descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
:;; orts. which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pagesof :
; full sized best music paper, containing alsoa
picture of a home in Florida and a hunting "CYCLONE" CORN
; investments scene. It Is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in SHELLER.SEVERAL .
stamps, to pay expense of distribution))
j; : Send also for the best (sen REASONS WHY YOU
t free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MACDONELLG.P.A.
! Developments3 SHOULD HAVE ONE.
I Jacksonville, Fla.
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The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. It is fully warranted against breaking or getting -
out of order by any fair usage.It .
Offers to
G. D. ACKER, Shippers takes less power to do the same amount of
The Shortest and Quickest Route work than any other machine of its size ever

THEJROPICALTRUNK LINE; BETWEEN There is no time lost ,after you are through
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN 1 shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. I' corn as the machine takes the corn all off the
' THE EAST AND WEST. cob, drops the corn in thebox or basket, takes
\1\; With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com- r Ills -" the cob on around and throws it oft at the back.
JB BB T pany is better equipped than ever ever to By a little practice with it you can easily shell
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and oue bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or lest.
( Leave Insure close connections and prompt despatchto -_ Y... The sheller is small but it will do the work of
1 all Easteru and western Markets. } many a larger machine.
Doubtful Seeds alone. The best
tire easy to get, and cost uo Through oars to destination with- z The spring can be adjusted to any tension re
more. Ask your dealer, for out change or delay. etc quired and can be loosened when not in use, thus
Perishable freight followed by wire and f avoiding any chance of its giving out.
FERRY'SAlways shippers advised time passing various Junction A sheller wrench accompanies every machine.
:. points and arrival at destination.All j
claims for overcharges and loss prompt- The manufacturer of this machine is rated i in the Commercial Agencies at $135,000 and 'is
SEEDS, adjusted. personally known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
See that your goods are markedvia

the best. Known F. C. & P. R. R. CYCLONE CORN SHELLERIs
'everywhere. Ferry' Seed!; For Information call on or address the undersigned -
, Annual for 1895 l tells you. : not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine''merit.
: 'what, how,and when to plant.; 0. E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt!Ocala,Fla. Retail price $3.00. Given with the paper one year for $..00 or as a premium tor three new
Seat Free. Get it. AddressD. W. il. TUCKEI, Gen. A'g't,: Orlando, Fla. subscribers at $2.00 each. Address all orders to .
M. FERRY& CO., O. M. HOLD EN. Trav A !gt Leesburg"Fla
Detroit, Mich. W. H. FULLER'Trav. A'g.t. Manager FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,
Or. N. S. PENNINGTON. Traffic .
Jacksonville,Fla. ;J 0.011.02:1: : 'V'J.11 F1 .

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( Tobacco. world," succeeds only,in'"certain light been burned, with a long-handled hoeor of tobacco ? And the trouble with -
:;;., hammock lands, when planted very I hook, draw the remaining large locally interested parties is that we are
early. It makes on old land a good pieces to the margin, and so extend temporarily crippled by the losses to
The Culture of Tobacco. filler. I lost my stock of seed when I the area of the bed. When it has I the orange industry.

1 shall direct attention, first, to the my residence burned in the spring of cooled, dig up closely, leaving the "4. The plan which best commends
culture and treatment of cigar leaf, and '94, but hope to restock from an ashes on the ground, being careful not itself to the writer is for a guaranteeing -
then to the culture and treatment of ounce restored by a friend. to turn the burnt surface upside down. committee to engage an expert for

the )bright plug !leaf, that being the HOW TO DISTINGUISH PERFECT FROM Do not plow. Then, with prong hoe two months or so, from topping to
only;type of plug tobacco that it is IMPERFECT' SEED. and rake, remove all roots and small curing time, whose business it wouldbe
advisable to plant in Florida. stumps and level the surface nicely, to visit as often as could be arranged -
Put few seed clean hot tin
a on a ,
raising it about six inches on the mar- each station within the prescribed
SELECTION OF SEED.I when if the seed dead
or stove, are
gin by a small ditch to carry off sur- territory, and go over the
with will burn black other.
have experimented over they quietly ;
plus rain.-Florida. Experiment Sta patch of subscribing with
every grower
twenty varieties of cigar leafbut have wise they will remonstrate by an apparent tion. the grower himself, and then and
rejected all but three or four, they endeavor to jump off. If, there i instruct him what to do, and
proving the most profitable. If the however, only a few complain of the
Oaring: for the Tobacco Growers. when and how to do it ; .and amongst
object is to supply a substitute for intense heat, double the quantity to be I ,
: other things how to fix his'barn for
Mr C. Prida foreman of the up
Havana wrapper and filler, the consensus sown on the bed. But better get cigar
curing.: Subscribers would be assessedby
of opinion is in favor of the fresh seed. factory at DeFuniak Springs, informsus
that 'he has made arrangements to the acre, or in some other, way, and
Vuelta Abajo.If TIME TO SOW SEED. might out of the first proceeds of
all the tobacco in pay
is of grown
the,tobacco object the to grow a leaves crop of In,the northern counties of Florida Western Florida at Pensacola. Col. the crop, or in kind. The chief dif-
wrapper poorer sow the first beds from the ist to the W. D. land commis- ficulty.here is how to find the expert."'.
which'make inferior grade of Chipley, general
only an
"filler Sumatra loth of January; then sow one or sioner of the Louisville and Nashville If the last plan were decided upon,
"binder" or genuine more beds every week or two till the Railroad will furnish building in there can be little doubt a suitable
recommended a
is be providedthe
seed to last of February to insure a sufficiencyfor could, with some trouble be
soil is fresh sandy.loam which to do the work. He will also person .,
gray, a large crop. It is not safe to furnish the machinery thatis found.-Leesburg Commercial.
necessary ;
hammock, or even "black-jack
enriched. But .I am ,not rely on one seed bed. Further south press, etc., for casing the tobacco.He The Great Gulf Hammock. .
seed may be sown earlier, the object the tobaccoto
as yet convinced that old lands, which will arrange to bring Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
have losttheir original virgin properties being to transplant just ,as soon as Pensacola at a low rate of freight, Following immediately upon the
are to: be recommended for this danger of late spring frosts is past, a special rate being made for the pur- substantial organization of the "Cuban
for tobacco, like tomatoes or other Mr. Prida and his assistantswill Tobacco Growers'
variety of? wrapper tobacco, for in the pose. Company, Limited ,
island of' Sumatra only the virgin soil vegetables; should be in the field as receive the tobacco, and receiptfor of Fort Meade, Fla.," there came offersof
! is planted. There is no doubt that soon as safe from frost. same, and will charge for casing it land from various sections of the

! there, are, some Florida lands that will LOCATION AND PREPARATION OF SEED only fair wages for the men. This State to' those interested in the above
! 'produce" by skillful management, a BEDS. will put the tobacco in a marketable company, as they took the initiatorysteps

wrapper from the genuine Sumatra Select a rich, moist place, near as shape. The railroad, of course, is interested and were naturally looked uponas j
., seed that will rival, and in point of possible to water, and if sloping to the in building up this new indus. being deserving of all support.

; quality even surpass, the Sumatra leaf, south the better ; not one much try.Mr. The fact that Cuban planters of considerable -
for:: the imported article is devoid of shaded-must have sunlight. On the Prida is interested in the manu- repute were at the head of .
\ aroma,.and is only bitter but beautiful nature of the seed bed soil dependsthe facturing of Cuban tobacco in West- the enterprise prompted land ownersto
j cover for a cigar. nature and worth of the plant.It ern Florida, and will do his part in look :upon the project with confi-
After ten years searching, I have at must be borne in mind that foliageand the interest of the general good. It dence, which they have shown by liberal -
last just found,the old celebrated ante not fruit is the objective crop. has been easy enough to plant tobacco contributions of land and urgent
bellum Florida speckled wrapper that If seed are sown on very light sandy ,.and raise it, and the great diffi- requests from others in adjacent coun-
was so eagerly sought for by the Am- loam, dry and thirsty, the roots will culty heretofore has been to know ties, who were desirous to contribute
sterdam and Hamburg leaf dealers. descend deep into the' ground for how 'to put it into merchantable liberally. The first invitation to be

After the late war between the States moisture, and there will be no surface shape.. This difficulty has been removed accepted was that extended by, the
broke out, and the ports were blocka- lateral rootlets, but only a long "tap- by the arrangement with therailroa"d public spirited settlers in the Gulf
ded, they'sought''' for another Florida root" with a very few branches. On and this arrangement should Hammock the 'Wingate'sf-
'soil and climate, and in the islands of' such a plant the leaves will be short stimulate the production very greatly. hotel and at the Gulf Hammock post-

Borneo and Sumatra and in the Kam- and very far apart like a mullein stalk. Pensacola News. office.
ar experiments were, made to obtain Whereas, the seed sown on moist and S4 Last Thursday morning the party,
'a substitute for the old Florida: closely compacted land will produce Questions About Tobacco Culture. consisting of Ricardo Piloto, the presi.
speckledleaf,, and now Sumatra wrappers stocky seedlings with abundant sur The tollowing note of a letter ad- dent and manager ot the above named '
are the 'most popular and expensive face rootlets, which will develop an dressed to Pres. O. Clute, of the Flor- company; Senor Arnau, a Cuban law-
in the, world, and will be till umbrageous, spreading plant, with ida Agricultural College, Lake City, yer; Captain C. B. Barnard, Z. P. Free-
this old Florida favorite is brought abundant and more valuable foliage.I may be of interest, as it attempts to man and your correspondent, took
again into,notice, and Rip Van Winkle must admit. that I have learned this summarize the various proposals to passage on the Florida Central and
like'.is, introduced to home and important fact after forty years' obser- promote tobacco raising in the county : Peninsular Railway, which had cour-
foreign markets. But it must be borne vation. "The question in this community is teously'extended transportation, there-
in mind that in the harvesting of either Virgin soil is better (for the seed how to meet the difficulty of inexpe- by setting a liberal example for the
'one of these types it is better to bed than old land, unless the old land rience and the want of confidence felt other railways: of the State, who contemplate -

prime,off the leaves into large, flat has been well mulched the previous at the start. the successful location of col-
baskets, and string them on wire, cordor summer, thereby' destroying much of "i. A central betuning house does onieswhich establishing themselves, .
'slender' sticks. I ,prefer common the seed of grass and weeds, which is not meet the difficulties, which begin must necessarily benefit the railroads.
1 bailing:> wire cut into pieces about fifteen the chief object of burning the with the gathering, and are most in The party arrived at Otter creek
inches long, on which the leavesare ground. Thorough mulching ,also the curing, of the crop. We take it about five.thirty in the 'afternoon,' and

strung face to face or back to back ; restores measurably the virgin. proper- anyone who can grow cabbage can were met by teams'w.hich'were to convey -
(not spooned, as that would blacken, ties to old soil., grow tobacco up to topping time. the party to their destination, nine
them.) .Sit down by basket of leaves, It is important to burn the seed bed "2. A central curing house does not miles away. Through the pine woods
take the wire on the knee, forcing the well, in the following manner: Rake help the questions how and when to the drive was not inviting for five
end through the large end of f the stem off leaves and trash, lay green poles top and gather; and it is said the leaf miles, but at the end of that .distance

first, on one and ,then on the other four to six feet apart, pile on brush would be injured if transported green. the hammock was entered. The shadesof
side, and when f full hang astride the uniformly for kindling if you have it "3. If some responsible person night had not hung very heavily.until -
lath and put on poles to dry., convenient.. Then throw on heavy would engage to buy at a price all tobacco the tall white oaks, hickory, mag-

T.he.. so called Ma Nicaragua, or sticks of wood at right angles, with I raised in certain. territory, and nolias and other hardwood trees inter.
Moodie's, Hybrid, which. won both old rails or dry wood between, across himself supervise the gathering and locked their branches over the road-
medals at the Centennial: in Cincin the poles 'or skids, which serve to curing, it would solve the question.But way. With hard roads and chilly air,
nitir'in-88' and twice at the other elevate the burning wood, admittingof who, without he has local inter- the horses needed no urging on their
to support free combustion ests, will think it worth while to take homeward journey. '
faUs,!and was pronounced by a committee oxygen
.of New England experts as the immediately over and near the sur in hand our scattered patches, producing i Arriving at Wingate's Hotel, a'"repast -
"finest wrapper ever grown in. the face. After the smaller wood has perhaps all grades and kinds awaited the party that at oncea


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,t.i won popularity for the section-broiled power, grinding enough to supply Seasonable Observations on Or- The sand should ''be taken as close to

..-:''brook trout, venison and baked wild their three hundred slaves. All of ange Trees. the trees ,as possible, so that it can' be
Gulf Hammock chicken their products.. lightered down to with hoe next
turkey ( ) were were The borers did not do the damagethat pulled away a, spring:
among the:items on the menu; the Gulf and loaded on schooners for I' have let all the sprouts grow this
a writers have claimed.I .
L shipment to, New 'Orleans and other great many that would. I wanted to
After a good night's rest and a hearty am inclined to believe that they have year get' as
:, breakfast, the party sallied forth in the ports. The property was afterwards been an actual benefit. The bodies many leaves as possible to relieve: the'

I: bracing morning air to examine the transferred to a man named Carpenter, that have bored into were sour I roots and get some protection' from
of Providence R. I. and he erected a they ; the cold besides I could not' tell
t: land and its advantages. It was here and these 'minute holes helped to dry ; ,
f that the Cubans displayed their superior large steam sugar mill, but, throughlack out the old stock. When they bored which shoots would be best: to pick

;: knowledge as to what best suited theirrequirements. of management, he fa led,and the into living wood, the sap filled the out to make the'future tree' out of, as
machinery was 'moved. About and then some shoot would
: The further they'went every now ,
t holes killing the insects. I have seen
the more delighted they became, and Wingate planted an orange grove :; some,umbrella trees that had been at get sick and die back to the ground.I .
by"'night they had' decided that their and was followed by a score of others. tacked, but the trees are still flour- thought best to.leave all until next
I' company would locate a colony on The orange trees thrived and were a ishing.We. spring, when they can be thinned out
r these 'fertile 'lands, provided the land sorce of much profit, but the freeze I to advantage. Where foot rot, has
last ruined the have been congratulating ourselves been in. the freeze'
owners 'would do the proper thing. year groves. prevalent groves,
The resident land owners felt confi- Through the hammock there, is a that the scale insects, were all has not checked it;; and I think has
dent that sufficient land will be donatedto net work of crystal streams which frozen out; but :such is not the case, rather helped it .along.:-S. P. Shep
for some trees that had been .
induce the company to locate a sub form ,the "forty seven" branches of wrappedin herd in Florida Agriculturist.
broom straw that saved few inchesof
stantial colony. During the day the the VVekiwa, the big and the little We- a .'I...-,
their bodies saved scales too .
added to by the arrival of kiva and the Wacassassa which
I party emp' ,
which are spreading over the trees. A Big Banana Company.The .
i \V, D. Finlayson, of Cedar Keys, and ties into the: Gulf. All of these streams The of sand [
representative of ''Levy county' in the find their sources in clear springs; question, banking Buffalo "News," in a recent'review -
I around the tender is
Legislature, and,E.J. Lutterloh, mayorof I some of them are mineral, containing sprouts agitatingthe of the banana trade. from the,
Some in
Cedar Keys: These gentlemen tookan deposits of iron, copperas, sulphur, favor growers of 'it. I now.believe that are if not had West Indies, says:
active interest in the endeavor to etc. we "A large per cent of the bananas':
banked two feet high around all the
locate the colony, and being men of This vien runs through the ham- trees in the ,State that it would have we get, in this country come from
influence their words had'much weight Jamaica. The ''Boston Fruit Companydoes
mock. The subsoil is lime rock, the made the difference of thousands
vith the'''visiting Cubans. All of the surface generally being of a rich choc-_ 'of dollars of value in many our a big'' business, '''there. It has a'
people in this section'recognize the importance olate color., groves to- capital of $500,000 and 'a surplus'.'of
I that if all of
day. can easily see our
of establishing a permanent As a hunting ground the fame of budding had been done close to the $1,000,000., It has_ twelve steamers'inthe
industry in their midst. They foresee business and is one'of the 'largest
the Gulf Hammock extends to Europe, and foot of sand had been
enhanced value for their lands; and from whence" sportsmen come to one concerns of the'kind in the world. It,
many thrown around them winter
they are aware that 'on their own liberality enjoy? thorough sport: that many up more thousands every would have, takes some 6po mules to": carry':''t the:
hangs their success. company's fruit from the plantations'to
LEON J. CANOVA. been saved in loss of buds and '
The Gulf Hammock is known allover Tampa, Fla. trees during the One the ships, and a large 'force of men
past -
the State as being the largest is, how high ,should they be to work the groves. Each plantation.
body of rich hammock land in the Has a manager, who lives on the edgeof
Several responsible gentlemen, at banked ? A mound one foot high and ''
State-the hammock with its triangulations the head of whom E. H. Mote, presi-- two feet across at the bottom will contain the plantation, and there is 'a regu
lar settlement of the who'dt>
being about sixty miles lon'gand' dent of the board of trade, have takenit a little over one cubic foot 'of negroes .
about twelve miles wide. It is upon themselves, and were author. sand. Now raise it to two feet high .the cultivating and harvesting

generally' the open hammock, with ized by the" meeting, to procure and and four feet across the base, and it --.:. ..

very, little underbrush, .and contains, distribute' tobacco seed for all who will contain over eight cubic feet. As The new cotton'gin, roller, recently

all varieties of hardwoods. wish to plant;,and also to secure the sand will not stay long at a slope 'of invented by Messr.. Hallo way.
';.Fifty, years ago this country was settled services ,of a,* tobacco expert to visit one to one in rain and wind, the base Sessions, of Brooksville, has, been\*
and up to the commencement of I every patch and farm and give the planter will have to be made wider to keep shown at H. F. Dutton & Co.'s cotton'

; hostilities in the late unpleasantness, a I full instructions as to every detail in the height to two feet. At any rate, factory at Gainesville. The covering!

thriving settlement flourished. The, the cultivation and proper, curing of it,will take eight ,times as much laborto of the roller consists of strips of ,the
; original settlers were Thompson and the weed. The problem of the cent raise the ,mound two feet as it will palmetto log tacked upon the block'asa':

Pressler, who operated extensive sugar tral betuning or curing house has been 'to make |Jt one.. I am banking one a substitute for the walrus leather.

plantations, comprising three hundred solved, and there will be one in Lees- foot high at present, as the most The roller has been tested and found.

acres Theyalso planted large quantities burg,, whether the'railroads build,it or danger of splitting the bark is close to to work admirably. If its success is,
of cotton and grain enough to. not. This in view:: of the fact that the, the ground. If it comes cold enough established beyond a doubt,' the two<

supply,their stock. t ,, seed is to be supplied fr_e, leaves no, to take the leaves off down to the men have made a fortune, since their
.On the banks o( ,the .Wejciva river one with an :excuse for not planting.-r- ,mound,,then.I will consider the ques- roller can be manufactured': for.one.'

they operated ,a ,grist 'mill."by,, water: ;-Leesburg'Coi mercial, .. .\, .. : .. tion of raising!.the.mound. to two feet.'third the cost.of the old 9pei ,, ,..


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We certify that W. M. Girardeau weighed in our'presence six of his :, :::,' : 4 j
'new "Trfumph" Watermelons, their weights being 67,68,68,70,71 and 76pOUnd. : ',. .. 1j '
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soil. In planting the crop I run fur be equally satisfactory. If we use They are, generally grown and' well
:F&t1rnel'T.tyaeketf rows'four feet apart and drop the seed phosphoric acid and potash in judicious known. O. W. BLACKNALL.'
:- - .- --- ... every eighteen inches in the furrow. quantities according to the Kittrell, N. C.
Fertilizing Peanuts. 'After they have started growing and strength of our, soil we will always t .
Editor. Farmer and Fruit-.Grower. : when only a few inches high, I give find them a :very good i investment.C. The Soja or Soy Bean:, ,
"There is no crop that the southern them a slight dressing of nitrate of K. McQuARRiE. The soy bean is a member of the
,farmer''makes that'will.give him! more soda so as'' to get a'good stand ; about DeFuniak Springs, Fla. clover family, a, leguminous plant
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known botanically as Glicine Ids ,
.,satisfaction,' if well fertilized with potash a teaspoonful to the hill, scattered Some ,Large Staminate ,Strawber
and is native of Asia. The varietiesare
than the peanut.; It is a very valuable 'around it, (but not too close) is enough. ries. '
I crop for home consumption in After, the vines begin to joint and lie Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. numerous ; '38 were observed by t:
the shape of stock feed and there isalways over on the ground they should be After the advent'of the old Wilson, ,Prof. Georgeson in Japan where theyare
; 'a market for choice peanutsfor partially covered with soil so as to now run out, the earnest efforts of extensively cultivated. The plant
'candy making and other commercial1 .yield more, as every joint will make a propagators to produce a variety whichwas grows from i IZ to 3 feet high, is very
!' purposes. The 'peanut requires a cluster of nuts if treated in this way. a staminate or perfect bloomer, bushy and produces an abundence of
warm sandy soil with a clay subsoil not The ground has to be kept free of and lat the same time highly productive soft foliage. Its entire surface is quite

very deep. Some hold that we, must ,weeds or, grass, and well cultivated of large berries long met with hairy. Prof. Georgeson, who has
have a limestone soil, but the best: until harvest time. My"reasons for only partial success. The reason is been writing an excellent series of articles f

crop of it I ever saw was on soil without sowing buckwheat on the land and evident. on "The Economic Plants of
a particle of lime in its composi. then oats to precede the peanut are, I The staminate bloom ,having a Japan," says: "This vegetable is always
tion. To make a good crop one has that the peanut has more enemies in double function to perform, that of I grown in rows two feet apart,
to begin and, prepare for it the year the.shape of moles,bugs, crickets, etc.; producing both stamens and pistils and usually as a second crop, the ear-
previous, after the,corn is harvested,: than any seed you put in the ground, (both pollen or impregnating dust are ly beans being planted between the
by 'plowing and'' sowing it to buckwheat owing to its sweetness in its natural fructifying organs) its fruit' producing rows of wheat and barley and the late

(about two bushels per acre), state, and 1eing'soft and easily eaten, power is almost sure to be much less ones immediately after these crops are
and just as.the buckwheat is blossoming every living thing appears to be ''fond than that' of the pistillate or female harvested. After they are well up,
plow it under, at the same scatter- of it. The buckwheat and kainit in bloom. When a starnate (or double. they are cultivated with the hoe onceor
ing 400 pounds kainit per acre. The the soil (a combination of the two) is sexed variety) turns out to possess the twice, and if necessary enriched
kainit helps the green buckwheat to certain death to all the bug family, productiveness of the pistillate it is i with liquid manure, but otherwise receive -
decompose in the soil, and at the such as crickets and others; and as the exception that proves the rule. no special care. Usually the beans
same time prevents the nitrogen in it green buckwheat in the soil is certain And in this case a very rare exception.But ARE NOT USED UNTIL RIPE,,
from leaching. In November, or the poison to all crops extept oats, I it was imperative to find a pol- when they are prepared for food in a
beginning of. December, ,the land is therefore sow a crop of oats to sweeten lenizer for the largest pistillates like multitude of ways. Occasionally the
ready to be sown i in oats, and by cult the soil for the peanut following. I Greenville, etc., a variety rich in green pods, containing nearly full-
tivating the'land the oats will make a find the ground mole is also very shy of pollen, which bloomed just with them grown beans, are boiled, and the beans
good'winter crop, requiring almost no I soil well 'saturated with potash-par. and was also productive of large berries removed and eaten. The early varie.,
fertilizer whatever, except, perhaps a ticularly with kainit-and this is'one matching the pistillates in size. : ties mature in eighty to 100 days, and
little top dressing of nitrate of soda reason why I am partial to kainit for After testing all of' promise in the the late ones in 100 to 120 days."
and muriate of potash. grain crops or wherever the seed is past ten years, I find Woolverton, The beans vary in size from a duck
When the oats come'.off in May or I I dropped in the soil. An expert can Tennessee Prolific, Gandy Belle and shot to a large pea; they are white, yellow
beginning of June, I scatter on the I tell at a glance the sort of fertilizer a Lady Thompson the nearest perfect black, brown, green and spotted.He .
stubble a fertilizer'strong in phosphor; I crop of peanuts had by the number of tion. They are rich in pollen, will I states that four varieties have been
ic'acid and potash (about 8 to 10 per pops or empty shells, the number of thoroughly pollenize the pistillatesand grown successfully in Kansas. .Several
cent of phosphoric acid and 12 to 15 half grown peas and hulls, the size of come nearest matching the others tested failed to mature seeds at
per cent of potash) from 800 to 1,209 the hull, the smoothness of it, the largest in size. Thus not lessening Manhattan. Of the varieties tried on
pounds per acre, according to the thickness of it, etc., etc.; but potashon their market value by an admisture of the college grounds at Ames none
power'of the soil to assimilate it. I this crop gives results that' are very small berries. have matured seed. One under the
immediately plow under the stubble astonishing, particularly on our sandy Where it is not desirable to,plant pistillates writer's observation was about three-
with .this fertilizer on it, and then J soils of the State of Florida, and I the above four varieties are fourths grown when nipped by frost.
cross cultivate the land with an ordinary \ should think that further north through highly profitable market varieties Under, ,ordinary conditions} however,
'five tooth cultivator as the pe-- Georgia and the Virginias, where they themselves.I they ,are able to stand considerable

hut,thrives best in very loose, mellow< have lime in the soil, the results:would*. .have. no ,"monopoly. of them.; cold. The, varieties, which. ,c' ,succeededr ,, .

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/$'in Kansas yield under field culture sixteen will surely make good varieties better. put on a kettle of water and let it what would be called an averagecow.
'; 'Is to eighteen bushels per acre. Having tested it for years, I can speak come to-a boil, then pour it on your Besides what milk and butterwe
'j: j The soy bean promises to be a from experience.When bran. Be careful not to give more use in our family, of which we
GREAT_ ADDITION TO OUR FORAGE it is not practicable to remove than; half a pint of middlings at a time keep no account, I have sold in the
J. CROPS. the selected plants they can be marked for it might founder your cow (I speak last six months one"hundred 'and
1 The whole,plant is very nutritious with stakes and left in the fields; but (from experience); also give her an ap- twenty pounds of butter for which J
1: and the beans "yield a.s. tJ.1uch. nourishment great care will be required to keep ple box full of chopped hay. A hay realized $30.85, and also $io worthof
f, as good beef "pound for I Ir the young plants from running among. cutter. (one worth $10 will answer) is milk, making a sum total}of$48 85,
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r f pound! Those who have tested and mixing with others. a necessary appendage. to keeping a and my crow was not fresh, either.
I: '1 them they are excellent, contain' O. W. BLACKNALL. cow, for the sake of economy. A The gentleman from whom. .I. pur*,
'. it more say albumen and less starch than Kittrell, N. C.live cow will|eat only so much, and if the. chased my present cow told me that
j i\ navy beans, but are said to be equalto hay is long she will waste more or less from April, when she became 'f csh _
P;' them in flavor. The roasted.beans Stock. of it any way. till the middle of August; .whe&i: '
'\;' have recently been put on the market In dry weather, when there is no bought her, he had sold $50..worth'
II, 1).) as a substitute for coffee as "Cole's grass, two or three 'gunny sacks of of milk, which would make"a' sum" '
( Domestic Coffee Berry." When thus Keeping One Cow. green feed a day will help to keep total of $98.85.
' prepared they have a taste resemblingcoffee The selection of a cow for familyuse her in milk. Sow corn and barleyin With a good hay-cutter and using
but are by no means a good is of great importance.. There is drills, about August September, every time you feed, a ton and a half
substitute. Other leguminous seeds as much difference in cows as in peo and keep it well irrigated until the of hay for the year'will be sufficient,
I have been used in a similar way. The ple. It is not every man who can rains fall. A patch of barley thus providing you have some pasturage
t taste of this product is similar to make a speech, or has brains enoughto ,sowed, and irrigated, say 50 by 100 during the winter months-otherwise,
roasted peanuts, perhaps a little run a business, and it is not every I feet, will keep a cow well. Erom two tons.-Pacific Rural Press.
stronger.-American Gardening. cow that carries her good looks 'on my little patch I get from three to' ',
., the surface that gives the best quality four crops during the season, by irrigating Hogs and Gospel Island. .
Improving Strawberry Varieties ot milk, or makes the most butter. as fast as I cut it. Editor. Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
:' by Selection.. When you buy a cow don't go to a Never sit down to milk without In or near the center of the chain
&' Editor. Farmer and Fruit-Grower: large ranch or employ an agent. The first speaking a pleasant word to ol lakes that make what is called Tsala
While the following will apply to former will sell you his poorest''' stock, your cow. It you are.in the habit of Apopka lake, in Citrus county, Florida
fruits of all kinds, it is specially effect. and the latter only works for his commission it, she will always look for it. ll is an island called Gospel Island.
,. ive'with the strawberry. There is no Make yourself thoroughly your cow should step aside, or raise For more reasons than one it has
other fruit so susceptible to improvement familiar with all the points of a cow, her foot when you are milking her, at'times been suggested that. Infamy
and none so variable and liable and in your selection use good judgment because you happen to give her teatsa Island would be a more appropriatename.
= to run down under neglect. and sound common sense. A good wrong twist, or should happen to .
1:: To improve them one should follow family cow has a long face, wide between drive away some stray fly that is annoying On this island are a number of
the course pursued by successful the eyes, the eyes clear acid ex- her, don't take a club and orange groves owned by Nebraska,
;;.!'! breeder of fine stock and poultry- pressive, and placed a long way be. hit her over the head with it, and Minnesota and Illinois clergymen, widows -
breed up by selecting the most perfect low the horns. She should have' a I yelL at her as if she was a wild beast; orphans, superannuated preachers
t. individuals to raise from. Just before large muzzle, a slim neck and a bright nothing will sooner ruin the disposition a few Pharisees and one 'or two
the berries ripen, go yourself over the yellow skin, especially inside the ears ; of any cow than such treatment; unburied whited sepulchres.
I. best rows of each variety and carefully the breathing should be regular, and besides, she might pay you back by Probably $1,000 has already'been
J select young plants conspicuous for the back and abdomen strong, the holding up her milk. Speak kindly invested in neighborhood fences? to
*:' vigor, earliness (if earliness is of value udder wide where it connects with the to her, call her by name, and let her protect these groves from hogs and _
rt, to you), productiveness and general body, the teats squarely placed, tail know that you are her friend and she cattle, but there has been 'no agree-
excellence and symmetry of fruit Pull slim and the fore legs shorter than the will prove a true friend to you. ment between the owners to protectone
all fruit and blooms from these plants hind legs.. When milked, the bag Keep your cow clean. A cow another's interests or to regard or
;,,1' at once. Tnen with a garden trowel should give way and become limp and takes kindly to a nice brush, and a stand by one another's rights. Thisis
t p remove as large a clod as practicable, soft when the milking is finished. A good brushing of ten or fifteen min absolutely necessary with fences ,in
If 4 1{ containing the plant, and set in rich cow with a fleshy bag is not a good utes every morning (and no one common, in the absence of a no-fence
i4 i soil well prepared, each variety sep. milker, and her bag is apt to become knows how much dust and dirt will law and Christian morality.
arate, of course. From these, well, badly caked when she is fresh. come out of a cow's ,hide till he has In the absence of Christian ethics,
cultivated, raise plants to set your Feeding the Cow.-Take two quartsof tried it) will not only add to her good which means, brotherly love, the
young fields the coming year, and bran, one half pint of middlings, looks, but will keep her healthy, and golden rule, and "Thou shalt .not
from the fields thus set again likewiseset and a few carrots or beets cut up in it also add to your milk and butter' ac covet" (your neighbors' real property
the best, and so on forever. morning and evening. Be sure to count. rights,) thou shalt not' steal (thy
The good effects of this plan will scald your bran. When you get up As to what an average cow oughtto "neighbors' real property rights,) these
soon be manifest. It cannot changebad to build the fire in the morning (of give is a hard question to answer, groves have been injured by hogs
varieties into good ones; but i irA il t course you don't let your wife do it), as no two coWs are alike. I have during the present year hundreds of

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dollars. If this island was a "Gospel was a farm scene in winter-the white I \EW MOTH
Island," in (fact as well as in name, a Poultry.! cotton so cunningly laid on that i fc | | M'

no-fence law would not be necessary --...................... ._.....r.....-.......... looked like snow itself. Then the unwinding Poultry book ever published Guide for contain 1890 nearly Finest 100'
to protect ths owners of groves; but Edited by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka Fla. of the cocoons, which had to pages poultry all houses printed sure in remedies colon',plans and for'recipes best
as it is the be done in hot forbids for all diseases, and how to mate poultry
owners must each have water. Space. ,, "j and gardening pay. Bent post paid for 15c.
his own fence. There are but two Exposition Notes. further mention. a John Banscher,Jr.,box 31 Freeport Ill

places where hogs can reach the Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: From ,there to the Georgia Building. .
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Chester White
island, by wading in dry weather or Brother DeLanoy has not favoredus Everything was to be found here ,$.ne: -:tere4.\:'''''' ''B Jersey$assara Bed$ &:Poland China
swiming when water is high. Thereis with any Exposition notes as prom picturesquely arrayed ; the different 'PIGS.stein Cattle Jersey,Guernsey Thoroughbred, &Hol-: '

now ten times as much fence as ised, I presume because the grand States' buildings each with their own 8 and Sheep House,FancyPoultrr DonCataloirae.Banting.
would be necessary to keep out the I poultry show did not come off. My peculiar interest; the Negro Building 8. W. SMIT ochranvllle. Chester Co., pat

hogs. Without an agreement, for a visit, as far as that was concerned, was showing what progress they have THE IMPROVED
neighborhood fence that means something one of the disappointments of my life, made. There was a real curiosity, a : VICTOR
thousands of. dollars will haveto for we here in Florida do not have fine mansion made from corncobs bya

be expended to protect these many opportunities of seeing fine young boy with penknife. You may INCUBATOR
be I did fail visit the ese3__U Hatches Chickens by Steam.
groves.As birds. N,, matter how well up he sure not to rnfffiinfTr;I- Absolutely*el.reaalatla..
long as the' right of eminent may be in standard requirements, Plant exhibit ; it made me feel quite C5ata-lrt MiilsBglll! ss&-.l and The cheapest simplest flret-claas, most Hatchet reliable.
domain i is given to hogs, at the sacri it needs the education of the home-like to see an orange tree laden Jogne I *SfcI in the market. Circulars free,
cents: QEO.EIZTEL& .
;CO. Qainc7 Ilia
fice of real property rights and values, shows to (fully inform. We get high with fruit once more. The oranges,

these grove lands are not'worth $0.00 priced eggs from the most noted the most prejudiced person could not rather anxious to see how the work was
an acre and no man that wants to breeders, but the culls over-ride the but agree, far surpassed those from per ormed. A regular ,gallows was"

sell his grove ,will display businesssense perfect specimens as eight to nine. California, though these made a very erected, and from,the top beam. dan

in trying to sell, so long as hogs Then again we send for first class creditable showing.But gled a ,dozen cords. On the groundlay
have the right of way over real property breeders, do we get them ? Not al the Government Building held a heavy log,to which were secured I
rights, unless it is known that ways. I have in my yard now a Light the most of interest. I wanted more an equal number of ,cords with hooks I
the prospective buyer is willing to Brahma cockerel I sent away for and ,time to look at the insect life, the flora at each end.'

build and keep in repair a fence of can truly say he is the first bird I have and fauna of my country. The fishery When ready, Bruno, a trained I

his own, and hire some one to stay been perfectly satisfied with. exhibit was particularly pleasing and Scotch collie dog, was, ordered to go I
there, and watch his gates and fences. Private enterprise put up a buildingat instructive.And out into the water and chase up the t I
the Cotton States International and now we come' to the Conred-
Peace and happiness along with desired fljck ot bird Thij done, a I
charged a nominal sum of ten cents erate relics. As we enter we catch I
other kinds of property are more temporary fence was placed about the
admission To be candid I think our breath-memory takes us back to
valuable than orange grovescontinu- flock, and Mr. Hallo'ck began 'the
the time when in all its hideousness
poultry interests were not likely to war I -
ally being ruined'by hogs: work of overhauling them. In this he
have much impetus given by the ex desolated our fair l land-true, at
proved himself to be an expert. Hav
Investors :
are not looking for property the time I but
hibit. True there was a four-legged was a lip-dress parade
sorted thousands of
ing annually over
that on its surface snggests strife, reveille call from'
male specimen, two of the legs were waving plumes, '
contention law suits birds, he is at once able to tell whichare
or the exerciseof nicely tucked up behind. I think I the white tents dotting the numerous ready to be slaughtered which
the Christian virtues, patience, prefer the two legged kind. Then a hills, our city filled with gaily caparisoned should another week.
forbearence, long suffering.Of few pair of Light Brahmas noticed, troops going and coming, madeit go "
all enemies of the cattle men and spoke to a breeder about it, thatno seem as one gala day. But,-oh, that After the overhauling the executioner I i
and, farmers who.: want to use the attention was paid to middle-toe last one when Richmond, seated as grabbed up four birds in each
range to fatten their cattle and hogs, feathering. He said they only bred she was on her seven beautiful hills, hand, which he easily carried by the

are the men that turn- their hogs into them with the outer ones in Georgia. smoke and fire rising from every point, necks to a box. Then picking up two
their necks under his
the fields, groves, and yards of their Now we know that is the characteristic asks, What next ? The dream passes; and placing
neighbors or allow, them to remain of the B. Langshan ; we know that here we are at Atlanta, the chimes left arm, he took up the third, which'he

there, when they know the fact and only by selection can the true type be ring out, and now it seems but a continuation fastened tO'the cord hanging m'
the beam. Having a sliploop'
know that they are doing great dam kept up.I for here are troops, cavalryand '
age. W; A. R. ROBERTSON. saw a pair, male and female, called infantry-for it is Baltimore Day- feet were easily adjusted ; then the
hook on the cord from the l log Was
the snake-necked variety, very odd, a fine body of men.
fastened in the nostrils. So on each ;
Remedy for Sanded Horses. with long necks, featherless; different Wearily we turn to what is home entire '
one was adjusted until the number
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: breeds of Bantams, Wyandottes, for the time being-and so good night.A. of cords ''were'us d. : I
,I have tried the for Games and M. G.
following recipe Langshans, Dominques; I
Taking a 'pointed and sharp knifein
sand in horses with invariable but what wanted 4
success. we most to see was .
Never knew it to fail. Drench with a Standard Plymouth Rock barred.I Forty-Four Tons of Dead Ducks. his'right hand, the executioner'J J
opened the duck's mouth with his left
one tablespoonful of aloes; in two hours Failing them at the Exposition I made If you? were here now," wrote A. hand and by a quick move severed

give a pint or more of''linseed oil. If inquiries and finally went some way J. Hallock, of the Atlantic Duck Farm, the two, jugular veins '' then he passedto

no action on bowels in an hour give into the country only to meet with Speonk, L. I., "you would l hear a the second and so; on until the entire
more oil. The horse should be fed on the finest birds at the poultry show at greater quacking than you did at your number of,r birds were bled. :
rice in the rough. Montgomery, Alabama. No attentionhad first visit. I am at it.iwith my sleeves
When over their flopping they were
been given to thoroughly dustingthe up.
REMEDY FOR COLIC IN MAN OR HORSES. taken and after the thick blood was
birds with insect powder and it It was a tempting invitation, and we ,
For a, man take one teaspoonful of was very evident the birds were suffering made the trip. We met the genialMr. shaken from their mouths they wer'e'placed

flour. I take it in .my mouth, and as Irom vermin. Others had the Hallock at the station, and .he on a platform, so that the'bills.
it becomes moist swallow it or introduced to the quacking could lie in a trough of water. Then
you can roup badly, one bird in a dying con soon us
mix it with water and drink it., If not dition, gasping and one eye covered, noise of about nine thousand duck. with a brush all the blood was washedout .
relieved in half an hour repeat. with a cheesy matter. ., lings still left in the pens and runs. of the mouth, and they were ready

For horses take,one pint of flour and I was interested in a pair of os. How many have you hatched this for"the pickers. ". :

drench with it. If not relieved' in half triches. What huge birds they are, year ?" we asked. The picker'room was indeed a hive-

an hour repeat. GEO. T. DAVIS. and what large eggs I "Very close, to sixteen thousand." of industry. Here were, busily_ engaged

. Although the poultry exhibit was a "That was.quite a weight," we ven ,a lot of women and, girls who
disappointment; other departments tured. took charge'' of the birds irom the
Dver-Profit Payingstop proved more interesting. MachineryHall Yes," he said, "in all it will foot time the executioner cleaned off the

with its deafening noise, im up about forty-four tons." blood. Each picker dipped her own
mense looms, engines, weaving of To think ot that amount of carcasses bird in the scalding water, removedthe

and cloth, suspenders, silk handkerchiefs, going into market one would l almost rough feathers, then gave another
Get our Guide.Great We'll Catalogue send it for Buy 15 was quite instructive. The Woman's venture the idea that there was a regular ; dip in water, cleaning with a sponge,.
but when it is known that and the final work of removing what
cents in stamps to pay part postageor Building could not fail to inspire ; I glut,
expressage. The Book's free. the art, from every standpoint, was about eighty thousand ducklings are pin feathers still remained. From
700 Pages, 12000 illustrations 40000 fine. One always picks out something annually marketed from the island, the picker they went into cooling vats,

descriptions, everything that's ought used to I I small in itself, which, nevertheless, I and all shipped to New York, in addi- winding up, when thoroughly frozen,
.in pay life, whether;tells you you what buy you of us or not. impresses the mind more forcibly tion to tons upon tons received from by being packed in barrels with

One profit from maker to user. Get it than something of more magnitude,.I other locations, one is almost dazedat cracked ice. Thus was spent an interesting
CO.7 I I and that was two studies in black and the enormous amount of duck-eat day on the Island of whichwe

MONTGOMERY Originators of the Mall WARD Order Method& white. They seem to be etchings;but, ing people in the East.It may have more to say in the fu..
whitecotton. One killing ,day and ,we were ture.-Farm Poultry -
111-116 Michigan Ave., Chicago: are really black-and was f

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: : .:..... State 'News.: Our. Rural, Home. people settle down to their. usual du- : '
;. are, as a rule, a serious, rushing
1 A. few strawberry plants are .blooming Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, people in this country, too eager for I
and the,crop promises to be earlier St. Thomas. Fla. gain. Is it too much to devote a week, CARBO-DIGESTIYE.

this season than last. There are probe or even twelve days; to the business of '

9\\ ably 100 acres planted in the vicinity The Holiday Season. making friends, renewing old friend- COMPOUND. [" : '
1 of Turkey Creek and Sydney.-Tampa ships, driving out the care and making ..
Tribune. The angels sang of peace, .. .
sunshine in hearts-even throw- ,
] Oh, listen to the voice lowly ;: :
Now that there is some prospect of That sings within the soul and bids ing off the dull garb of sober age and '
with the little Positively 'one Remedy for the .treatment -
having a reliable market to which veg- The human heartrejoice making merry ones ? I of "
etables and watermelons may be ship Let vexing feuds now cease, Ah, how many homes have now no ",
G. W. Scammell's project for Their places filled with love; little ones where, once a merry band NERVOUS EXHAUSTION ;
ped, The holy angels sang of peace, ,
establishing an agency in New York Sent down from heaven above. gathered around the fireside and under .
being considered feasible, growers the holly and mistletoe. What pealsof Simple and Aggravated forms of
Memory and anticipation go handin laughter out as the
give these products another trial. rang 'green '
I"! with possibility? of success.-Orange, hand at this, happy season. For branches of the Christmas tree swayedand Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the Heart:

City''rim.es. many there would be far less joy in glistened, ,as it was robbed of its
the preparations of the yule-tide, were gay trinkets ; when all were remembered -
The hotels! of the city are doing a there no pleasant recollections of from the silver-haired pastor Does your food sour after eating! ? Are
i you easily confused and excited ? Do
business for this time of the
good year. "auld lang syne" old friends. who would of
among ( course, "unexpectedly"come you get up in the morning tired and unr -
The proprietor of one of the largest How vividly come back to us the in) ,to the tiniest tot in the circle; freshed, and with a. bad taste in the
hotels in the'city says that where he smiles upon their .faces, as this the when music, innocent :amusements mouth ? '
$ was entertaining from fifteen to twenty merry season approached; the myste- and unostentatious display proclaimed Is there a dull cloudy sensation, at-

, ; guests at this time three years ago he rious ,whisperings, the secret missions the; good will that reigned in ev'ry: head tended and by 'disagreeable? feelings. in the

I has now from eighty-five to one'' hundred undertaken, and wonderful prospects heart. Are you eyes irritable and restless ? .

: : and twenty.-Times-Union. The carried into execution<; that at ordinary Let ,these be ,holidays indeed,and if Does your heart thump and cause'You
! same order of things exist in this city. time would have appeared absurdly the family circle be so small that no'merrymaking to gasp for breath'after,climbing a flightof
; Never before ,has travel been so heavy stairs?
great, or absurdly trivial. exists, letters, and cards
v Does it distress YOU to lie on the left
this time of the
Augustine -
at year.-St.
I J To many it may seem a season bearing messages: of kindness may be side? -

:, i News. .I ,more appropriate for serious, meditation freely sent to kindred and friends, Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
'::1'L Mr. R. M. 'Williamson" brought to I upon ,the great mysteries of redemption often filling a care worn heart with vision, depression of mind and gloomy
,. town yesterday some samples of tomato rather than for merrymaking. pleasant thoughts,and brightening an forebodings ?

"i wine made by himself on his Strangely enough, it is fitted for entire day in a dull existence. suffering; These symptoms from :.Dyspepsia mean that'and you NervousExhaustion. : are

';, farm in Wakulla county. It has an ,both; the grave and the .gay can in And were it mine to wipe each tear, .;
excellent flavor ; probably its greatest this delightful festival of Christmas, :Mine to give joy for sorrow, There, is no other remedy extant' that w
L rri p ) drawback for marketable purposes be- :find food for the mind, and relaxation Oh, could I drive each anxious fear, has.done so much for this class of troubles !
from the harrowing cares of That human hearts e'er borrow, asSCOTT'S
. ing its color. Mr. Williamson, says everyday
[ How quickly would I bring good cheer "
:f{ that he made thirty-one gallons ofj life. Yet, surely 'tis no treasonTo ; ..CARBO-DIGESTIVE
\\j 1 wine this year from the tomatoes off Wondrous dawn, when the angels send to all OUK HOME FOLKS dear :

;'i{;\; one hundred. bushes, grown in his gar- sang of peace ; when the virgin- The compliments of the season., COMPOUND.
r'1 ';-1 den. ;He finds ready sale he says for mother first, gazed into the eyes of the .4 M. G. :M. I

! I all produces, at $2 per gallon.- babe of Bethlehem. What saw she A great many boys and young men If case has resisted the usual
,'_ :there ? of the future
:"; TaIJahasseean.'ft -. Enough now on the farm are planning to get methods of treatment we are particularly

1:i; ,Mr. Henry Curtis has been .appointed pierce, her heart as ,with a sword, away (from farming at the first good anxious' have yon give this compounda
f'v and were it not for the, infinite kindness opportunity. They have ,seen the trial. :
agricultural immigrationagent from their depths into themother's We guarantee relief ,in every case andwill
I! of the Florida Central and,Peninsular hard side of farm life and, apparently, cheerfully refund should
soul. think that there is easier your money
''i Railroad with something our fail to the
; system, headquar I remedy produce most gratifying
At this sacred time heart
for the. Mr. over every: them in the town. It is a singular results.
ters present ,at Quincy.
Curtis will give special attention to the peace should, like a brooding spirit, fact that, while this migration to the Please remember that the appellation
hover injuries be freely forgiven old Patent Medicine does not apply to .
of the cultivation of tobacco ; ; city is going on, thousands of men in "
promotion ,
: i for which his long association,with. the feuds, forgotten, remembering the mission town are planning to, go back some Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound. I
Owl and : of the blessed Christ-child on day,and end their days in the coun It is a prescription put up by a leading
Cigar Company Quincy, ;earth. Even the angels knew and re try. We meet many' of them. Theyare physician who has made stomach and
with its "'
consequent familiarity, successful troubles for
joiced over the errand of love and nervous a'specialty years.
clerks in subordinate
methods him. He be mostly or po
qualify will We court investigation and earnestlyurge
prepared to distribute tobacco seed, :mercy. Why should not we ? sitions-knowing well that it is only a all physicians to ''write us, for the
through the agents of the Florida Cen. And the wise men of the East few years before younger and more formula of SCOTT'S CARBO DIGESTIVE -

tral and Peninsular Railroad Com- ,brought gifts-gold, frankincense and enterprising men will crowd them out COMPOUND, which' we will mailon
I 'myrrh. Costly presents, indeed, but of a job. After that the city will application, that they may satisfy
i in
the .
pany, to planters territory con- themselves of its harmless'character and
:not deemed too rich to lay at the feet
its lines with have but a small chance to offer them. virtues
tiguous to correspond' excellent ;
'of the new-born Kin Thus
y. ,early
They are. looking ahead saving their
visit and advise them, and inspect and ,
originated the custom that has been Scott's
Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs
direct tobacco their money as best they can, hoping someday
buyers to crops.-
Floridian. handed down through) the centuries, of to have a small place where theIr'own the most remarkable remedy 'that
giving tokens of regard, of our love labor may be easily ,turned directly science has produced. It has succeeded
To illustrate how many more oranges and gratitude to our loved ones, as into a means of support* They where, all other remedies have failed.
were on our groves than ,were ;well as bestowing alms upon those less know from their city experience that Sold by druggists everywhere.. .$1.00
supposed to have been. at first, and fortunate. I know of some families in so called business men are only handlers per? bottle. Sent to any address in j
the time of gathering them large cities who do not admit the element America on receipt of price. '
up.to l and that farming is the only occupation 'Don't forget'that we cheerfully refund
we ,will cite the result of the sale of of gift giving to each other as a that enables a man to turn your money if results are not, satisfactory.

the R. F. Willis orange crop. He special feature of the holiday season, his own labor directly into food and Order direct if your druggist does .
. sold his fruit to D. B. of but instead each member not ,-
Campbell, puts by a and shelter. ,It would be a good> havejt. ,
Leesburg, on Jhe trees, for $1,500.Mr. sum for the poor of the parish, or for thing if some of the boys who planto I Address" all orders. to .: "

Willis, who had passed throughthe some particular charity: ; neither does come l.o; 'the city could talk with'' CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG.CO
grove ;almost every day since last he or she "let the right hand know those who plan to get out of it.-Rural ;.. ,;
February's freeze, supposed he had what the left hand doeth." Many a New Yorker. TOPEKA, KAS. '

gotten $3 a box for his fruit, and was blessing} is called, down upon the unknown syth Por'streets sale' by,Jacksonville.Jr U. Kirk,&' Co.. Main ;,and. For-

surprised to see the grove turn out givers by those thus befriended, Many women rub their hands with,

1,200 boxes, and that he had only received who would otherwise know little of'the cold cream, salve or mutton tallow 500 BOOKS, ETC., FREE
$1.25 a box. But most of the pleasures of this happy season. and wear gloves during their sleep. I
orange-growers have sold their orangesat According to old customs the merry: When this is done the fingers of the tiful,Send Bouveuir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail international 'a beau--

from $2.25 to$3 a box on the trees, making usually occupies the entire gloves should be cut nearly oft( to the: l Exposition/'postage prepaid, and your
address in the Atlanta'
and it has made them all happy, save week, including the first day of the l hand and the palms split open a little name of Commerce'and special printed Mall Order Directory"that Journal

Mr, Willis, and he has the consolation. New Year (which also is a religious way. Always wash the hands thoroughly order will firm go to who exhibitors will' send and you hundreds sample of books mail,

of, haying his trees left.r -Palmetto festival of deep significance), and.often' in warm water before puttingon papers,,.etc,,*itRnit" : ": I

f News until, after "Twelfth. Day," when the the cream. .', JOURNAL. '. .of COMMBHCB Atlanta,.Ga, ; II I I
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""Coul Eat taking the Pink'' ,Pills I gained thirty barrel abouta ,
Only Peptonoids absolutely tight. Only
,. :, pounds, and I now weigh 138 pounds. : Apiary. of '

,. "Some of my friends freely assertedmy ............. pound 'paraffine, costing' ri5 cents,
.flesh as they noticed increasing is'required if the waxing 'is properly
BLE TO EAT ANYTHING, weight, was not solid, and predicted that Edited BROWN Mateo Fla. done. First, the barrel l must be not

I would speedily lose it. Such,however, only thoroughly seasoned, but it, must
Get Your Digestion Right and Your has, not been the' case, although I hava To whom department all communications should'be relating sent. to this be made hot, either in the.sun or by,
not taken of the since last
pills De-
Health will Take Care of Itself. any ,
cember. All some method of artificial heat. When
',From the Star Washington, D. C."Dr. my'rheumatism having by
that time disappeared, since which time Atlanta Bee-Keepers' Congress. hot ,the hoops should be driven.down

Williams' Pink Pills miraculouslycured I have had no return of the dread com- Discussion was opened by a paper tight and fastened. To prevent wax )

me of two diseases and have other- plaint. I have been told that the disease from Mr. Charles Dadant, in regard, sticking on the outside, friend Hart

wise done me a vast amount of good,said will visit me again, but if it does. I shall to whybees swarm. Friend Hart told] puts the plug! in one,of the heads,,and
Mrs. E., A. Meeker, of No. 207 Third again resort to the use of 'Dr. Williams'
Street, Southeast Washington, D. 0., to a Pink Pills. us he had managed his large apiary before pouring in the, wax the outsideof
Slar repor to-day. "With my experience with Dr. Will for several>years past. with so,little annoyance the head is dampened to prevent

."For many years I was a sufferer from iams' Pink Pills I have not hesitated to from natural swarming that it sticking. Pour in a sufficient quantityof

muscular rheumatism in its worst form, recommend them to others who were af- did not 'amount' to more than three or melted wax or paraffine, and have
and in addition had stomach trouble to flicted. My '''niece, who lives near Hills- ,
four swarms from a hundred colonieson it hot enough so it will not be cooled.
extent that.for time I boro Loudoun Va. suffered for
such an a long county a I
could? eat nothing stronger than beefpep- long time with a peculiar disease of the the average. His principal remedy'together off very much in the process. As soon
tO 01ds. The rheumatism ''commenced hips and limbs. I believed the medicine ( with the proper shade from as you get the required quantity into I

in'my,back and not only extended into which did me so much good would cure t great scuppernong grapevines), is the barrel drive in your plug. The !

my left arm, almost paralyzing it from her. She took them and was cured com- to take the honey out of their way, and hot wax wi1 1 expand the air in the'bar
the shoulder to the elbow, but attacked pletely of her complaint. I
give both queen and bees plenty of rel so as to make a tremendous pressure -
and limbs with such vehemence Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain all the
my" hips
that.it was impossible for me to go out elements necessary to give new life and room. You will remember he uses a and when _you come to roll the I
on the street without being supported by richness to the blood and restore shattered large solar evaporator for ripening his barrel over-and :twirl it around so as .

an. attendant. nerves. Theyare sold in boxes (never in honey. This enables him to remove to cover the whole inside, if there is ;

"I was attended by four different phy- loose form, by the dozen or hundred) at it when only,a very little of it is cappedover. any'crack'.,or cranny.anywhere the wax :
sicians-not.all at one time-of both the. fifty cents a box, or six' boxes for'$2.50, ,will be forced out at this If !
allopathic} ; and,homeopathic schools, and i and may be had of all druggists or directly ; spot. your
there were times when I was covered from Dr.Williams' Medicine Co.,Sche- Some discussion resulted as to I barrel is hot enough and dry enough, f
from my neck to my feet with porous or nectady, N. Y. whether honey ripened by the sun the wax will'never cleave off on the in-

some other kind of plasters, for I tried was fully equal to that ripened in,the side. In Florida there is a minute insect -
every thing of the sort that was recom- Two or three cloves cooked in the hives. Friend Hart gave ,us pretty that ''makes small pin holes in I

mended by my friends. tomato sauce 'and removed before conclusive evidence that his productwas barrels and other utensils;; ,and the I
"During the greater part of this time serving add a pleasant flavor. '
certainly not very, much behind only protection from ;leakage waxing
my husband and son were urging me to '' ;
take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills but I Lemons may be kept well'by placing that of the other bee-keepers. Friend just before the barrel is used. Cypress
'refused to do them in cold water that is frequently the'' result wood makes, and
steadily so.- Poppleton ,thought same a more perfect a
and half changed. It makes them more juicy. could be lighter barrel than 'other material.
i 'About: two years or two a accomplished by having;large any
years ago, the physician who was then Soak canned goods in iced water hives, ,or the "Long :Idea,".,as ,it has Barre's made of oak, unless] thoroughly
I attending 'mq, and I have had none for an hour before heating. This will often been calledof spreading combsout waxed; will give the honey a taint
! sincq, said to me, 'Mrs. Meeker, there .is the taste ,
remove "tinny" they some-
and horizontally, so as I to give the bees that may spoil'its value,or cut it down
no ,use for me to come see you} anymore times have. '
you have muscular rheumatism, a ample room.. This would prevent,the considerably. Let us remember that
disease incident old age, and you cannot Cut*.glass can be kept'in good con- necessity of; such frequent extracting. our Florida friends have had much ex-

be cured. I will give you some iron dition by simply washing in warm (not Considerable discussion followed ,in perience in all, these matters, for ;they

for,your blood, ,and when this prescrip- hot) water, and, drying with a soft regard to the nameless bee disease, or marketed over forty'tons of honey in I i
it renewed.If .
scriptiou get runs much out worse you can you get can send for cloth. To preserve its luster and bee paralysis. Friend Poppleton 1894, and all from one,comparatively

me you but I will not again call until I am brilliancy cut glass will need occa- thought had,lost tons'of honey by small locality.

summoned.' sionally be cleaned 'and 'polishedwith the damage resulting from that disease. i Unless you have a very careful operator '

.t-'Of course ,I was much discouraged, a soft brush and a little fine chalk. The general testimony seemed to,be a good deal''of'the brood is likely
but ment still thoroughly I "tried a.without noted massage the slightest treat- Clean'your kid,gloves with naphtha, that .no remedy yet proposed hit all 'to be.'thrown'out with the honey;:but !

effect. At last my husband persuaded. remembering that it is very explosive' cases; Quite a number thought it :was I this is much more likely to be the case

me'to try the Pink Pills. I if exposed to fire or lamp'light. Put worse with :Italians than with the com- ;,where the small extractors, made only' ,

"I want to say that when I began taking one glove on, dip a piece of clean mon black bees. ;',I ,asked if we had a for the L. frame, are used. Large'ex- r

I the Pink. Pills, it was without the white flannel in the naphtha and rub queen breeder in America who could tractors, like the reversible Cow n and :

t least faith in,their would efficacy benefit for_, good but'or over the glove( rubbing( the spots very furnish us full-blooded black. queensat others, are mu'ch'less liable to do this: I,
belief that they me, t
simply please my husband and son by hard. Then rub dry.vith a second, a low price. ,'but Mr. Poppleton thinks he could.
I taking something. However, I took themas piece of 'flannel and hang in the air Pretty strong evidence was brought 'throw out the,thickest and most thoroughly -

directed by the makers, and about the until the odor has evaporated.No forward to show that neither bee par- ripened honey with one of these i

end.of the month I found to my great articles in kitchen alysis'nor foul brood is ever carried large extractors without disturbing
use are so
surprise that my stomach was .so much from one place to another by buyingand ,brood at all.-Gleanings in 'Bee Cul I
be and abused as'the
better that I had.no longer to subsist on likely to neglected
beef peptonoids, but could begin to 'in- dish cloths and dish towels. 'Put selling queens. 'Of course, if the ,ture.
dulge in more solid food. a teaspoonful 'ammonia' into the' feed sent with the queen contains

"So I told my husband that as the Pink water in which these cloths are, or honey'from foul-broody hives, it might, Do you know 'a. ,good farm,.
Pills 'evIdently doing me good, I
were spread the contagion but'the queen'
should be, washed day. Rub'soap and fruit when
another month
would try($hem for herself and the attendant bees, with paper you see
"I continued to use them as directed on the towels; put them in the
and during the second month my eye- water, then rub them out; rinse ; dry ordinary care, need never spread eitherof it ? Let us send you .the

sight, which had been very bad fora longtime out doors. Dish cloths and towels these diseases.A .
Rural New-Yorker this
began to improve, and it was much need look and ding-a bee-keeper near Atlanta, Ga., re- week.
never, gray
morepleasant: to on the street,though ,
go of from cotton
ported pounds honey Send address
j I still had to be attended. on account of perpetual discomfort to all housekeepers 700 from your ; no money.The .
during one season
weak limbs. Rural New-Yorker,
my"How many boxes of the Pink Pills I --*.... --- colonies; but the cotton plant yields 409 Pearl street, New York
took i i all1 I could not begin to tell as Catarrh Cannot be Cured honey only occasionally.

there were periods when I would ,stop with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they .........&r
using:them for a week at the ,time. ,But cannot reach the seat of the disease. Ca- '
from the time I commenced until I felt I tarrh is a blood or constitutional disease, ,On page 899 ,we read.; "A barrelor DROP A POSTAL I
could:safely cease taking them was'aboutfifteen and in order to cure it'you must take internal keg properly made-of the,,right kind
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months. remedies. Hairs 'Catarrh Cure is of wood. needs no waxing.," ,,1 confessI R" -
"Sometime after my eyesight began to taken internally, and acts'directly on the I 1 IN THE
feltuneasy, when, I first saw it. The i .
bettor which had.been blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Ca- :Ir
my memory ,
prow defective and caused: me much trouble tarrh Cure is not a quack medicine. It question came up in our congress, and ,lmk; / iHI'I J!!Jr .,I, SLOT

for,along time, returned and became as was prescribed by one of the best physi- both Mr. Hart and Mr, .Poppleton, 1 V ifl.w' ,

good as when I was many years younger.Ding cians in this country for 'years, and is' a and all_the Florida] bee-keepers, declare 1I i'I llh1tfIlIIJ i AND GET A CATALOGUE.A .
which I refer I had regular prescription. It is composed 'of
the 'period to that every barrel must, be well waxed list of the best seeds sold
I great difficulty in remembering where I the best tonics known, combined.with the anywhere. Many choice novel-
had 'put anything, but, as I said before, best blood-purifiers, acting directly on the Qr paraffined. Friend Poppleton suggested I rL,"..' tams tits,and 100 pages prices,lllubtratlous are right.L Con.,
this trouble entirely disappeared and has mucous surfaces. The perfect combina- that honey that,ordinarily soaks beautltul colored dates, honest descriptions.They .
never returned while my eyesight also tion of the two ingredients is what pro- into the wood would alone pay the, cost us 17 but will be, .

continues excellent duces such wonderful results' in curing expense of waxing. The waxing.process J4aUedFreelfYOU Name This Paper .

I "My l long-continued illness had reduced Catarrh. Send'''for testimonials free. is the quickest method of ascertaining -: IOWA, SEED GO:, Des Moines, Iowa
0.BSTSold .
weight from'between 130 and 140 F. J. I
, my' beyond question whether J tie) V, .
, pounds to. 112 pounds, but while I was ; Druggists,, 75c. I '

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I ;; Florida Farmer and Fruit "Gr and \unhealthy. It begins to look now The Orange Outlook. per cent of the groves are likely to be
w r.
,. as if this new but gigantic pest would A subscriber who has lived twenty abandoned, and the big prices of( the

!I Street A'Weekly, Jacksonville.,Newspaper Fla. published at 16 .Main eventually overgrow all the lakes of years in Florida and is thoroughly familiar next few years are, in my judgment,

.' Florida except a few of the largest, I with the orange industry, saidto likely to draw that many new men intoa

1 TERMS OF! SUBSCRIPTION: and reduce them to an appearance of : us the other day: "If I had $10- business that has about it a certain

I Bor One Year ..n...........................|a.oc swamps. It seems to spread with the 000 to invest in (fruit culture any- fascination of its own." ,.
For Six Months...... .................. ..... 1.00 persistence and of the thistle .0.
I In Foreign' Countries ....................... 3.ocjgySubscriptiona rapidity where in the United States, I would Farmers' Banks in .
when introduced into Australia.In Germany.In
in all cases,cash ir invest it in orange growing within a
advance.. No discount allowed ,on one's a letter to the Jacksonville "Jour- hundred miles of Jacksonville. Evenit the last volume of United States

own subscription(except in a club! )), but tc nal of Commerce" the noted physician, my'trees'' were frozen down to the Consular reports, Consul H. W. Mer-
all agents a liberal cash commission will ritt gives interesting particulars of the
allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby Dr. Geo. Troup Maxwell, writes : I ground, that is, down to the top of the

them. Write for terms. .' "The records show that during the'' earth mound, once every ten years, I rural loan associations, or cooperativefarmers'

To every new subscriber we will send,, first two centuries after its recognition I am prepared to show that it could be banks, which have relievedthe

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening in this country, yellow fever was a made the most profitable branch of peasans; of Germany from the

in Florida." For two new subscribers disease of Northern cities The first the fruit ,. industry. By planting a bondage of the money lenders. Theyare
at $2.00 each, we will send,, called after the founder the Rait-
postpaid a copy of Moore's "Orange epidemic in the United States occurred proper selection of early varieties, ,
feisen associations
Culture." in New York, in 1668; and its somewhat dwarfed on the citrus tri and are much more

Rates of advertising on application first appearance in New Orleans was foliata, in the proper soil and situation,, sensible than the sub-treasury scheme'
Remittances should be made by'check, which was proposed here a few years
f note order or registered in 1769, or, more than a century later. a paying"crop of oranges can be pro
postal money There in New duced in three "
letter to order of were ten epidemics .years. ago.The
York before the first in .New Orleans. The in strength of the Raiffeisen associations
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER day for thirty foot seedlings
consists in unlimited
u : Jacksonville, Fla. "Boston has had ten epidemics of Florida is forever gone by. Thirty foot
yellow fever; New Haven six; Provi- be well member can escape, for the asso-
seedlings can enough
grown ,
Jacksonville. ciation is not responsible for of its
Weather in
dence five New York and Philadelphia -
; the have
despite freezes (some
Week Ending Dec.'23, IB9S' grown members, but merely for the sums of I
,each about Per con-
seventy. twenty feet from the ground the past
deposited. Their safety is so
a a be Ii. s.6' : tra; yellow fever has prevailed only season); but. they are not wanted by money
H :: trusted that. bankers have declared'
DATB. cd A ell oS q : o w five times in St. Augustine, Jacksonville intelligent growers. The fruit, which
,00 00 ::a has had only three epidemics and themselves ready to grant the associa-
fifteen foot'round
-- - grows on
tions credit, merely on the ground of
December 17... 54 54 57 52 5 54 .08 Tampa the most southern' city of the the ladder costs too much it cannot be
.. ,62 ; ,
December 18. 55 62 71 52 19 .01 their unlimited responsibility and with-
December 19... 63 62 71 59 12 65 ..03December,2o. main, and the nearest to Cuba, has afforded. Most pickers are scared
... 66 66 71 60 II 66 T had but five."Why out asking for any other guaranty.Let .
when they are so far above the ground
66 ;
December 21. 54 54 52 14 59 .00 us take an association consistingof
December 22.... 44 53 65 42 23 54 .co have the Northern cities en- they abuse the fruit in gathering and
December ... 56'6g .co some fifty-eight members. The
23. 42 40 29 54
the last
joyed immunity during fifty
- bringing it down. All the fruit above
Mean ........ 54 58 67 51. 16 59 12 years? Dr. Sternberg, Surgeon.Genera that point t represents too long waiting, community being in prosperous circumstances -
.Total rainfall. of the United States each member can safely
Army, an- intereston
too much too much
.T. Trace.. expense, be calculated to be worth
swers That certain Northern cities
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. : I the investment. We want a bushyrace
marks Thus the
($2,400)) society can
0 .which formerly suffered from
of trees which will do their work
r be to dispose of a capital of
:fIfJ" : yellow fever epidemics have long en-
close to the ground and do it quick.An :
:>*;;;; CONTENTS.. joyed Immunity from such-visitations, $580,000 marks ($140,000)). As the
orange root in the ground is
is due different directors of the associations,
.Culture Tobacco; Caring for the Growers; cities have to municipal .hygiene.their there for, a thousand years. II the frost by their regulations, are not -allowedto
The Great Gulf Hammock; Questions', improved drainage or the foot-rot cuts down the tree the speculate in and moreover

'' i'About.Tobacco Culture ........... ......' 819 and their water supply, and have extended -I root will replace it. A tree more than are only any empowered way, to, lend-
Seasonable' Observations Trees their and inconsequence
on Orange ; sewerage are,
A Dig Banana'Company............ ...... 820 free from visitations of fifty or sixty years old had, better be money to the different members, a
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Fertilizing Peanuts;; fever cut down anyhow and renewed, like c mplete security is offered.
Some Large Staminate Strawberries;TheSoja an old grapevine. Few men will have Servants residing in places where
......... .. ...... .. "On the contrary Southern cities
Bean .. ... ... 82; ; the courage to do this, but the frost thtre are no Raiffeisen vereine frequently '
Improving Strawberry Varieties by Selec have neglected these sanitary essen- will do it"for them in half r ,
tion'.......... ......4.. ...... ..... ...... 822 tials, and therefore suffer occasional once a century place their savings, 'etc., in
or so, and the tree will come on the associations and with
i LIv11,ST6cK Keeping One Cow; Hogs and epidemics. The great need of Flor- nearest ; a .
', %Gospel. .Island; Remedy for Sanded Horses 822 ida, and of the South, is the educationof again, renewing its youth. The new view to enable children to do the
rc't7Ll'RV-lbposition: Notes;Forty-rour Tons shoot, erected upon the old root, will same (children as a rule, possessing a'
':'of Dead Ducks .. ........,.. ... ... .. 823 ,of her officials" in the science and art make new roots of its own, reoccupy little rocket money) pfennigsparkassen -
OufRURAL HOME-The Holiday Season; hygiene. with its rootlets the circleof
ing feeding
rttaviug.%... !,. the Farm .,......,,..... ... ...t...824 ---.-eState -4-_ have been instituted, where 10
,1 -A'PIARY-Atlanta"Dee-Keepers"'ConvenUon." d 825\ territory covered by the, old root pfennigs ((24 cents) are accepted on

nDqOR.IAL-Sta'e Crop Report; The Orange Oiop Report.In system. deposit from children.

Outlook; Farmers' Banks in.Germany.. 826 the Bulletin for October, Com- The feeding roots of, an old grove, Those persons who desire to obtain '
MARKETS;Oranges;A Corn Con test........ 87 missioner Wombwell
announces that like the had loan the
Speer grove, got too faraway a are obliged to. satisfy as-
The Caloosa
Exhibit;The Tobacco Butter Farm Accumulator.; An Interesting......I. 828 this is the last one for the season. anyhow. The earth was filled sociation on the following four points:

'Potency of the Peanut ......... ..... ...... 829 The prospective yield of crops is given with them. The owner of one of (i) He, or they, as the case may be, ,
j ,Big.Guns to Defend San ,Francisco; whyThey as follows : Upland cotton 74, Sea these old groves told the writer some must notify at an early date his application -

are Poor .t.............. .... ....... 830 Island cotton, 93, sugar cane 78, field years ago that he could,no longer fertilize either to the' director or to the .

L _.:. peas 114, rice 121, sweet potatoes 121, his trees without cutting a hole accountant of the association ; ((2)) he

I A peanuts 113, hay 159. Only seven I I into the rootlets in the center of the must explain for what purpose he requires -
of the Sumterville
I Times correspondent counties report on tropical fruits at all square between four trees. the money; ((3)) how much he

Webster says have that sold,Kimbrough) Bros. of and in these the yield will be-oran-1 With the year 1895 Florida entered can pay back yearly; ((4)) somebody,

salt within, the last 36,000( pounds of ges 42, lemons 59, limes 30, grape upon her second cycle of orange cul- with whom he is on friendly terms,

forty-five days.At fruit 51, bananas 42, guavas 27. ture. The roots of the first cycle are must "go security" for him.

ten pounds per hundred, this PSI all there. They are all in the ground.In As,regards the third point, it is a':
represent 360,000. pounds of An idea of the sincerity of the ocean [ the ordinary course' of nature the standing rule of the associations onlyto

pork salted down, or on an'average"of- pier project at Palm Beach can be oranges sold in Florida in 1897- 98 ; lend out money when there is a

150 pounds to a hog, 2,400 hogs. Thisi formed from the fact that the very first will probably equal in money value certainty that part will be paid back

i: a pretty good in the showing for a single bill introduced by Senator Matt Quayat the crop,.pf. ,,1894-95, if not more. We yearly. However, respites are granted,
community belt. is '
orange It the'' present'' session of Congress was venture the prediction that the treesof and the return of payments maybe

so the good, that we are a little suspiciousof for an appropriation for a survey and the second cycle will average,when made during the year in the smallest
correctness 'of these
r I' figures. estimate for further improvements.This matured, five feet lower than'' those of sums. At present, all the different

action on the part of the recog' the; first cycle, and that they will be associations have accepted the statute,

1 The Young Men's Business League nized leader of the controlling powerin twenty-five; per cent more productive, viz., that in each case where the accountant -

I of Orlando debated the question of the Congress is an earnest of what may because they will be budded. or one of the directors divulge

removal of the water hyacinths from be expected in future. The recent Mr. M. S. Moremen, a director of anything with reference to a credit,

Lake Lucerne, and came near passing visit of Senators Quay and Cameronto the; Florida Fruit Exchange makinga 'which has been promised and vouchedfor

It a resolution calling upon the city council the Lake, and their investigation of thorough canvass of the orange belt:: a fine of 30 marks ($7.50)) is imposed -

to have them cleaned out, on the the improvements under way and to ascertain the true situation In an on them.

1. t ground that the sight of such a mass. projected, meant more to this section interview with a representative of the As those who have become sureties' .

i. pf vegetation in the water would cause than many people) realized.Tropical Tampa Tribune he said': My observations for their friends are entirely responsible ,

visitors to believe the lake swampy ,, Sun. satisfy me that not over 25 it is their interest ,to be vigilantOC -


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and see that. the l loan obtained is used .
Markets. THE
for the purpose given out. Should

, i this not .take place, the surety generally FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

I notifies. the fact to the association; in JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Dec, 27.

this'way he shields himself. In cases FRUITS AND PRODUCE. ,
J"ACKSONvIL: : : E. .**<. ,
where both the borrower and he who Corrected by Marx Bros. '

answers" for him meet with These are average quotations. Extra choice The Oldest National Bank in the *-* '! '
heavy lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor ;>,
losses .brought about by adverse circumstances lots sell lower.
andvthrough no fault of Grapes Oranges, 5-lb, Florida..4.50to5.oo basket.................. .20 CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894..:/

their the association is Lemons Messina box....... ........ 3.00 By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for oIidlty. .
own, em- Apples bbl............. ............ .. 3.50 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. -
powered to. cover the deficit result-I English Peas bu..... .-...... .... 1.25 We buy and sell foreign and domestic' exchange. on the most favorable terms, drawing our own I
Peas, Clay bushel........... ....... 1.25 drafts on all parts of the world.
ing from the reserve fund. This, ,Whippoorwill .. .... ............ 1.35 We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring! you that your
however, is most xare. Lady............... ............... 2.co favors shall at all times receive intelligent and,careful attention
"Btackeye...... .... ............. 1.50 l
The various ,Raiffeisen societies are Browneye..... ............' ... 1.25 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, 'R. C. COOLEY
in Cocoanuts.... .......... .... ........, 400 President. .' : Cdshter.
habit in stock the
the of laying a of Peanuts best brand..... ............. 4 to 5
following .articles of consumption : Cabbage. N. Y. each '................ .08 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent:: .
Potatoes, New York, bbl..... ........ 16o ,. !.:
Seeds of different kinds, artificial manures racks .................u..... 125 .
fodder fluel and flour. Onions bbl ..,..... .... ........... 2.00 ; .: !
.. sacks... ,................ .... 1.75 "
.,As a rule, the associations commence Eggs......;..-.........-.... .--. .23 CHOICE: : AA No' 1 j :.::

to,.obtain considerable cash surpluses VEGETABLES AND POULTRY.

j from the second, or, .in the worst cases, Corrected by Davis & Robinson. Florida Grown Trees
the third year of their establishment. Yellow Yams, bush ........ .......... 35 to .40
The cash surplus acquired in the first I Sweet Potatoes' .............. ........ .30
Hubbard squash, bbl........... ...... 1.50 ,
year is expended in connection with Lettuce, doz ..... .... .. .............. .15 to .30 :FOR.: .
in the Celery .... .......... .........._. .35 to .50 S.A.I."E. .o.. ; "
the charges of management, EggPlants; bb1..E................. 1.50102.00 'I
general -arrangements, in the purchase Tomatoes, crates. .....................:a.cotoz 50 Grape Fruit Lemon and Seedless Fruit. .:
Sweet Pepper, bu. .. . ............ 15010200: Grape .
of' books, etc. All the members of Green Beans crate..... ..... .... ....1.50102.00 '.
the'committee according to the Peas, crate.................. .... 1.50(02.00 All trees grown on stock in Florida'that was not injured by the freeze. Buds from 3 to 6 'feet
: regu. Turnips bunch..... .......... ...... .03 to .06 straight and well grown. Also choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, to 20 inches.
lations, must take their share of the Pumpkins, each....................... 05 to .10 Satisfaction 15
in Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... 05 to .10 guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or.call on ".. .
duties imposed an honorary capacity Parsley,per doz. bunches ........... .20 to .35 .
-. It is only the accountant who Green onions, per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 GEO. H. VS/RIGHTV
Pepper,hot bushel,...... ............. i.ooto 1.50 I
can.accept fees. Sage well cured, Ib..................... .25 ORLANDO, F' -A. I
;Most of the associations existing at Hens..... .. ......-....... ......... ..... 30 to .35
Roosters............ .. ...........-.. .25
present pay 3j* per cent interest for Broilers.... ......_............ .... .r5 to .75 A leading reason for warranting our.seed,as per
Turkeys, per pound,gross. .10 first of Catalogue.Is. raise large
loans required by them, but exact 4 Ducks............... ...... ... .... .25t0 .35 ""----< page of them. As tbe original we introducers a portion oftheCoryandLongfellowcornsMlllerCream I
percdmt;.,.interest from those borrowingfrom Geese. .;, .... ... .... ... ... ...... .35 to 40 Warranted,u"s ... '_
New Beets per TOO ..........:...... .... ..50 to 1.00 .. n-. ; .,;--' Melon Ohio and Burbank Potatoes Warren,
them. When the borrower obtains Water Cress per doz. bunches ... ; .30 to .50 .,' G ;\ Hubbard and Marblehead Squashes. Marble-
his he of Cauliflower doz..... ....... ..... .... i oo to i.50 i :::--d..tA 4V head Early Marrowfat Pea Eclipse Beet, Kentucky -
money pays i percent Leek perdoz bunches... .. ......... .25 ..- -- ,,O\o', Wonder and Marblehead Horticultural
,.which goes into the money chestancljs.called Radi-hes. per doz........ ............ .15 seed d l CATA....""':". Beans. Southport Early Globe and Danvers' Red
: r.- Globe Onions, All Seasons and Marblehead Mammoth -,
Cucumbers crate. ..... ............... 2.50104.00New and other valuable
Cabbages numerous vegetables
... ....
Potatoes per barrel 3.50105.00 solicit share of tbe Oar
we a patronage.
.The total gains are divided each Spinach, per bushel ...' ...... ...... .75toi.co Catalog of Vegetables and Flower Seed for 1896,containing
Cabbage. Florida .o to 83 new Vegetables&Flowers&the best of the old will besent/ree. JJJLCRBQORVAs0Nl.rbiehedlUue.
year into three parts. One part is laid Wild Ducks .......... '.... ........... .J5 to .35 many
:aside for indivisible stiftungsfbnd Rabb'ts' ...... .... ............ ....... .. .i
an Squirrels.. ... ...... ........... .... ... .08 to .10 ,, -
',a 'i second for the reserve fund, and a Quail ..... .... ... ...... .......... .10 there. Washington Navels from California extensively advertised that it is attr..c-
'third Doves.............. ............. ...... .05 to .00
part should, according to regulations have arrived in more liberal quantitiesand ting great attention and assuming; -
''f be divided as dividends among e4 four cars were sold at auction, one on tional ;importance. We would feel'gratified -
New York Markets. 3.50 to 4.25 and if of subscribers should win
the members. It can be declared Thursday going mostly one. our
: Oranges are in good demand, Jamaicas three yesterday averaging 3.83 to 3.87 per the prize as the b.est corn, grower in
'though, in a general meeting, that for repacked 8.00 to 9.00 per bbl; boxes 4.00 I, box all sizes. Larger receipts of this America (that would.- Pan in the world)

*a period of ten years no dividends shall to 5.05. Havana, original barrels, 4..5 (to fruit from California will be here next and therefore we take pleasure dn callingour

be, clivided: among the members, and 5.50. Pines are in light receipt and the week and 3.75 will probably be about the readers' special attention the mat

this measure can be renewed every market eaey; the range is from 5.00 to figure. On Monday probably 4,000 cases ter. The prizes amount to 'a : total of
12.00 strawberry. Florida, per box, Valencias ex-Ss. Umbria and Paris will $500.00, ,in addition to which the value'of
,ten years. 3.50 to 5.25; grape fruit 5.50 to 6.50. Pea- be sold, which promises to do well, as the corn grown as seed corn would be
'. The. reserve fund covers all losses, nuts are steady, Va. hand-picked range this fruit is remarkably good this season. no small sum, and the' reputation of having -

.and generally consists of 15,000 marks from 3Jc to 4c ; Spanish shelled, 5} to After the first of the year receipts from won this prize would be worth more

-$3,500)( ). Theindivisible stiftungs- 5c; Pecans 41 to 5c. Jamaica will be quite moderate our to any man than the best''forty' acre farm

fond is kept according to the yearly Potatoes are arriving in fair quantities friends write us. In a general way we in this State. Full particulars in regardto
up and the market is better. We quote: look for satisfactory prices on all oranges this contest can be obtained ..from the

money requirements. Potatoes, L. I., in bulk per bbl. 1.00 to up to the middle of January, after which Iowa Seed .DesMoines, Iowa,together
From the above it will be seen that 1.05. Jersey 80c to 95c; Sweets, Jersey 'time it is difficult to predict, remembering with a large, beautifully.illustrated cata-

the associations gain on every 100 a 3.00 to 4.50; Onions are easier; Long Is- the heavy receipts we may have from logue of all the best varieties of seed corn

i half per cent. land and Jersey, 75c to 1.25 per bbl; Orange Sicily, Valencia, and California. As to and other kinds of farm and garden seed.

-*-.-4 county, ,red and yellow, 55c to 1.10; Florida, receipts are very small and pri- These catalogues are expensive,, costing
I O' Eastern, white, 1.25 to 2.00; Cabbage, ces are very high, naturally so because 17 cents each, but will be mailed free. ,
A rose geranium leaf: dropped in Long Island and State, per 100, 2.00 to there are many people who will have provided you mention this paper.i
each tumbler of is said bbl. 50 to 75c ..--':::. ..,
apple jelly bya 3.75; Squash; marrow, per ; Florida oranges without regard. to the The site and location for the
good housekeeper to impart a pecu. Russian turnips, Jersey, per bbl, 60 to price of same. new
liarly delicious flavor. It is true that 80c: Green peas, Fla., per crate, 1.00 to Flagler hotel at Miami has been: .sur"
3.00; Celery, lOc to 1.00 per doz.: Cauliflower P. Ruhlman & Co.say: This has been veyed out. .
I Westerners have by no means achieved L. 1. and Jersey, per bbl., 1.00 to our busiest week of the season. Orangesof '

, 'the art of utilizing flower life in their 5.00 ; egg plant, 1.50 to :3.00 per bbl. ; per all kinds are in heavy demand. 'Va- The W. A. Lovell grove at ttaw-

':v sweet meats. As prepared in the Orient box, 75c to 1.50; Okra, New Orleans, per lencias have not sold so 'well in years. kinsville, Fla., is reported to have 560

. these concoctions are most de- box, 1.50 to 2.00;, Fla., per carrier, 3.50 We have received so far this week 8 cars boxes of this The
to 4.00. String beans, Southern, 1.00 to California Navels; 3 cars Florida oranges, : oranges year. grove'
The Armenian
lid us. women 5.00 per crate and basket; Lettuce, New Navels are selling at 3.50 to 4 25; Flor- has 1,300 trees.-Orange' County! ReJ:

their neighbors, but not friends, the Orleans, per bbl.. 2.00 to 4.00; Boston, ida oranges at 3.50 to 5.25 We will have porter. ,
Turkish wives, excel in the compounding hot-house, 50 to 75c per doz; Fla., per about six cars more of Floridas. Californian .
D. E Whetstone of
of such confections.Mrs. ,. -bbl. basket, 1.50 to 2.50; Cucumbers, will come 'right along.-Fruit Trade High Springsis

a Fla., per crate, 1.00 to 3.00; Boston, per Journal still working a large force of men

W. A. Jordan was engaged in doz., 50 to OOc. A Corn Contest. at his oil factory at that place. He
thinks that he will make twenty thousand .
making jelly today from guavas grown Oranges. This paper circulates in the best corn

I upon 'their Mt. Olivet homestead, the Sgobel & Day say; Market' has held producing section of the country and gallons of cotton seed oil this

bunches having been protected. by very strong all this week on ValencHand there are few of our subscribers who winter. .

covering- the branches with 'sand dur- Jamaica fruit, latter virtually selling 5.00 1, are not corn growers. Every practical The News that
! the freeze of last.- to 6.00 per barrel and 2.00 to 3.00 per box corn grower should tako pride in having says more oranges
ing February
on all in any way decent shape. The Valencia 1. the best corn and the largest crop, and I Ii will be shipped from Palmetto this
Halifax Journal. fruit did very well, selling mostly J I i we notice that this :year there is to he a I Ic0l1test season than from' any other point. in

5.23;') to 5'.75: per case 420s. The Sicily as to who will produce the larg- Florida; as over 7,500, boxes .have
U8. We sell your Poultry, Veals, had been est cropdf corn on one acro of land The !
do well anticipated
fruit did not as AS -
Fruits and all produce at highest already left here and most of the
.TRY prices. DAILY RETURNS. For bulk of, it selling 1,90! to 2.10per contest is open to all competitor in any crop
fitenoiu. prices and references write box with some little decay here and part of North America, and it is being so is yet on the grove"U .
... JVLBAOE 4 SONS 183 Meade, til I N.Y.


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'..The Oaloosa Tobaooo Farm, An Interesting Exhibit. The Butter Accumulator I

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F. A. Lane, manager of the Calopsa One of the most interesting and It is now nearly three years since r

I Tobacco Farm Co.,'whose, plantation attractive exhibits 'at the Atlanta Exposition the "Rural New Yorker" first called

i is located about fifteen miles up the is that of the German Kali attention to the "butter accumulator,"

Caloosahatchee from Fort 'Myers, ,Works, which, occupies a prominent a device (for making instantaneousbutter. "'"

r I spent Saturday-and yesterday. in the place i in the Agricultural Building. Last week we saw the im

city exhibiting samples of the, pro One feature of the display consistsof proved accumulator at work, and as

r duct-of. his i farm: to various cigar manu' the crude and manufactured'prod the machine has now come fairly be

facturers., He received.. substantial encouragement ucts of the famous Stassfurt Potash fore the public for patronage, we de-

I u and it is probable that-: .Salts, arranged'with' much care and sire to give the exact facts about it. .

f 'his entire crop will be sold here. taste in large glass jars.. These pot- In appearance ,the machine is like a PAINKILLER- I

Mr. Lane has "cured his tobacco,by ash'salts (of Kainit, Muriate of Potash separator with a steel attachment,, at
; I the open air or Cuban plan and has and Sulphate Potash are most the top. ,A,, can of milk was poured 1

; .followed detail of the Cuban important) are now used for fertilizing into the vat and the machine started.In .

.. every : and hence this exhibit half minute skim milk .
methods, both in the cultivation and purposes a began to TUB GREAT \
used' has had an especial interest for every run away through the proper tube.
curing of the crop.. He only Family Medicine of the '
I I the best 'Cuban seed. 'However, his farmer'at the Exposition. Owing to Fifteen seconds l later cream appeared, Age.

experience before' coming to Florida the necessity of using potash to raise I and in one minute grains of butter Taken Internally, It Cures i I I

was confined to Connecticut and his good crops, the demand for this valu- began tumbling out. By simply moving Diarrhoea, Cramp, and Pain in the i

knowledge of the Cuban methods able fertilizing' material has grown a tube up or down cream can be Stomach, Sore Throat, Sudden Colds, I
Coughs, &c. &c.
was, gained from, what literature; he from year to year, until now over drawn at will. The butter was thrownout ,
The $3.000,000 worth' of potash is sold in grains about the size of wheat. Used Externally, It Cures
could obtain the
on subject.
the annually in the United States. A There was no paste or smash about it, Cuts, Bruises, Bums, Scalds, Sprains,.' ,
I, first year he planted five acres, Toothache, Pain in the Face, Neu j
this five great part: of this demand has corne but the grains'were' as perfect as thosein Rheumatism
second ,fifteen, year twenty ralgia, Frosted Feet |
frbm the farmers of the Eastern and the average churning. A quantityof
and next he will put, in fiftyej: No article
year ever attained to inch unbounded
The results obtained'' each Southern States, where the land has skim-milk runs out with the butter. popularltY-Sal Observer. 1
acres. An article
0 great merit And
have been become, poor and worn out by continuous We consider this an advantage, as it Nonpareil Tlrtue.-Ci,1Io-
.year We can bear testimony toO the efficacy of the f
cropping.Another gives all the conditions! found in the Pain-Killer. We
and the magic effect in
the year-previous, 1895:?crop, painnand *
soothing/ the Bpverrnt know It to be ft
which is he' churn. The skim-milk may be drawn good artlce-Cinrinnali) Dhpatcli. '
now being packed, con- ;
A speedy cure for pain-no family herald b*
off and the accumulatorto
run through
siders probably the best ever 'raised without it.-Monlreal Trantrrivt.e.

k i in.tHe State. ,He is greatly pleasedwith take out all fat left in it. In ex- in which: is the has most yet valuable surpassed family, med cine non. j''

it 'and feels' confident that it actly fourteen minutes the can of milk UI\f-Tenn., Organ.; ; ''
nomedicine has ncqanired a reputation equal ti
the accumulator and
I 'will net him $i per pound 'all' round. ., passed through 'llrrs.Perry Davis' Pain. iller.Nwport (KJ/.D ,
divided into skim milk ,
:I was accurately It I is,
"jf.'not more. really! a valuable medicine I is aidby
and butter. In half an hour from the many Physician*;.-flntton Traveller /
''Mr. ''Lane bas obtained the best results Beware of imitation., bur,only the gernln. J.
time the milk is taken (from the cow large by PERRY DAVIS." Bold rw/uWfe
from 'a February planting;making bottles,25 and WOo .. ,
butter may be washed, worked, salted -. .. ... 4 ,a'
so far only one, eacp'year. -.;
and printed. The ,milk was cooled'to
;'He-thinks, however, that two crops
before the
64 degrees passing through
can be, the second to be
grown, grown
accumulator. We used the thermometer -
'in October. But the rules will I I tIn
: same
i y at the last of the run ; the milk QUICK WORK
'not= all of the State.
apply'to portions 4I ,
showed 65 degrees, and the butter, as
'..Eor'instance'the? : '' rainy season-a very selling and paying: for Fruits and Vegetables 4
it The 'color-
came out 'degrees.
in shipped to us is our motto. WE 4
factor for consideration
ing is regulated by a little attachment, GIVE
tobacco culture-commences earlier FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
which delivers the color drop by dropas BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
and lasts in Lee in the
longer, the milk in. We made a our 40 years experience without defaulting -
'middle' ,counties. *.*' passes a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand <
careful test of the skim-milk just as it financial stability which any bank or'

,Ii )(i'. iXtfe Will 1 hi glad, to, have any came from the accumulator. It showed venfy merchants-then having try us mercantile-WEJJELIEVE; reports'OUR can i'

orje interest4 fa tobacco culture inSouth' I If! only one twentieth of one'per'cent of METHOD WILL :SATISFY: YOU Send
: Florida visit and inspect) his 'your name for our quotations. Stencil and
: j fat. cards fne. Letters promptly answered.
iJ ntation. To such he will cheer r;T", ,
il ;Jlly| explain his methods of cultiva- These are the facts as learned from, FRENCH & CO.,

watching a single run of the machine.We .
tion/and/ He has Cuban
:'curing. no York.
116 Warren St. New
help so far, but has depended solelyon hope before long, to study its

his Connecticut experience of operations in some practical dairy ESTABLISHED 1855.

where the butter has,, been tested by
twenty years and 'what he, had read : ,

of,Cuban modes. feature of the German Kali actual customers who pay for it. Till .

Exhibit are the pictures and paintings then we shall '''not attempt, to explain
Before the,late there D. Rcdjleld
war was grownin Bradley Redfield.
. effects of how .the butter is taken out of the
this State 'a variety of cigar leafknown which show the' potash fertilization just ESTABLISHED 1871.
and fruit milk. It seems to us that the accumulator
on grain crops.
the Florida REDFIELD & SON,
i as 'Speckled!
,, oil is likely to revolutionize the busi-
'' Thus there are two large. paintings
the made from which
Beauty, cigars
taken from actual scenes. One represents ness of making sweet-cream butter. Commission MerchantsAND
much after discriminating
. were sought, by -
and wealthy smokers. It was a a heavily laden orange tree, .Certainly this is the most''' economical -

which owes its load of golden fruit to method of butter making-with no

, _uully'marked glossy'leaf'pC; and silky texture of delicious.beau- liberal potash fertilization. The other pails, churns or ice needed. It is a Fruit Auctioneers,

shows field which question as to the possibility of selling'
cotton on
picture a
aroma. But during the war tobacco 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
the beneficial effects of kainit much of the sweet cream butter unless
as a !
,culture was almost,,. entirely suspended, pre- We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
ventive of rust and blight are made some one can discover a way of either at private sale (which has heretofore been
apd.was.not: revived.on a'scale of any the butter in the our custom) or by the auction system (recently
of unfertilizedand ripening
consequence until within,the past few most apparent by rows added to our business)as you may desire.
fertilized side grain before working. Certain it is
, year's. The, "Speckled, Beauty" variety cotton growing by -: ,
that the accumulator does the work I
therefore, has become nearly side.These FOR. RENT.
and other features of the ex- that is claimed for it. There is one

t, extinct; but Mr Lane has obtained a hibit have been a source of instructionfor possible use that would render it' very THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL,' :
few seeds and 'is attempting to, I
the choice weed which pleased farmers. As evidence of its prac- valuable-that is in testing cows.- At St. Augustine.

I value and the exhibit obtained Rural New Yorker.
use furnished. to G. S. Meserve t
t the fancy; of antebellum nabobs. He Completely Apply

!hasalready been guaranteed ''by reliable _the gold' medal, which is the highest ...,r St.Augustine, Fla .. i"
I. u
: award for being the best exhibit of the I
manufacturers a ready sale at fancy ,, Messrs. Holloway and Sessions of FOR SAL.E. ,
in the Cotton States
prices for all of it that .he Exposition, Brooksville have invented '' '
and of the greatest value to the agricultural recently a 'THE OCEAN 'VIEW HOTEL, 't
attention is for rollers for /
While Mr. Lane's prin- process making cotton
community at large. At St. Augustine.
cipally''turned to, tobacco, culture, ,he gins which bids fair to net them a for- ,
furnished. Right the Bay
i Completely on
is:also largely engaged in fruit-grow- tune. The rollers are made of pal Rare Bargain Apply to Capt. W. S. M. Bukham If,

ing+. In the; pring he,will "set, out a unequaled BROWN'S for BRONCHIAL clearing the TROCHES"voice. Public are,o metto fiber instead of leather, and can St. Augustine or toCHAPIN I

t grove 'of, 15iodo orange and grapefruit speakers. 'and singers the, world over use be made by the new process for one.. FARM AGENCY, I

trees.-Tampa'Times. them, third the amount of money. 3-s3-tf St. Augustine, and Boston.


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Potency of the Peanut. soon able to supply the domestic demand V a
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Little is known of the peanut outsideof with the home-raised article. '

localities in which it i is grown, and Virginia, North Carolina and Ten. fertilizers for Fall :
even where it is most largely grownits 'nessee produce a large part of the --: .
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I of the United States. -
for the peanut crop
possibilities are part -
i not at all realized, and it is not by any ,Within, the last few years this crop has should contain a high percentage' of Potash to: "' ; :

means made to yield the highest resultsit ceased to be as profitable as heretofore.The ,9 insure the largest yield and a permanent enrichment, :.;

method of culture-the annual .
II is of. into
capable Taking of the soil. .. '
nuts'on : ;
all its sources of value, the peanut planting of( the same land, the i. :
I \ ought to be one of the most profitable lack of proper rotation of crops, the -Write for our "Farmers' Guide, a 142-page illustrated book. It J,,
( complete removal of all vegetationfrom Is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and .:.
of the general farm crops in the South.
( The following facts about it are the land, and the failure to re- will make and save you money. Address, .
GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York. .
in the main condensed from a bulletinof plenish the soil by means of fertilizerhas ,

the United States Department of been a great factor in reducingthe e e e e ,

Agriculture prepared by R. B. Han- profits of the crop by reducing the

ability of the land to produce such ,. .
of the office of stations "
dy experiment :
The of crops as were previously secured i in '
yearly production peanuts 'President.I. -
I in this country is about 4,000,000 that section, so that now, instead of -I. T. BAYA, THOS.. W. CONRAD "; .'

bushels of the an average of fifty bushels per acre, Cashier. Assistant Cashlbr.CAPITALi ..
twenty two pounds,
100000. : .
bulk"orthe crop being produced in with frequent yields of over 100 bush.

Virginia, Geo/gia, Tennessee and els, the average in the peanut sectionsis ''
North Carolina. These 4,000,000 not over twenty bushels, while the THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK: 7

bushels, while fully supplying' the cost of cultivation has been but slightly ,

demand of the United States reduced. '*
food value kernels
constitute! but a small part of the pea- regards peanut I
nut crop'of the world, as the export. with an average of 29 per cent protein, Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and -Geriera:

49 per cent of fat and 14 per cent'' of Banking :nuaineaa.CORRESPONDENCE *: J:: .
ation Africa and India in
from 1892amounted .. .._ ._ __ ... "
carbohydrates in the dry material, ,- -i-- .. _._ --- M -*..*..*.
to nearly 400 000,000 '
of which ; take a high rank and should be classed INVITED.' '''7' :
pounds, 222,000,000 pounds ,
with such concentrated foods as soja ,
went to Marseilles. for conversion into : iDIRECTOR.
oil. beans, cotton seeds, etc. The vinesare .. n t. ';
shown by analysis to be superiorto John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin :..

.The largest part of the American timothy hay as a feeding stuff and H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby Judge R. B. Archibald'*: :
crop,is sold to street venders, but smallamounts Judge E. M. Randal! C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson
but inferior to clover -
slightly hay.
Or H. Robinson. John B.
used confectioners Hartrldge.: ;
are by The food value of the hay is, of course, I
chocolate manufacturers and for the'manufacture 4' ...
the the
higher or
greater percentage
.. of oil. Peanut oil is used
nuts left OB the vines in harvesting.The THE, LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES
'for'lubricating and soapmaking: and is
hulls also to con-
a good substitute for olive oil for sal siderable value appear as a feeding possess stuff, .being are offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and'96, including limited supply ofGENUINE I
ads and other
culinary purposes, and
much richer in valuable feed con- '
as substitute for lard and coltolene BOONE'S EARLY TREES AND BUDS.Also ,
stituents (protein fat carbohydrates)
--. apd J butter ,cooking. The residue than cotton hulls which are exten- Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. ,Tangerine and!
(from oil making, known as "peanutcalie common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. Allon...._Sour' .
in localities in -" --
sively used some the stocks. Write for prices to 'Mw. -
i is valued cattle food ,, .
;, ; a highly HA.'YV'KINS 80 ON8. j
South as a coarse fodder, and about
in the countries of and is also {\
Europe Georgetown, Fla. !
equal to the grades of hay.
into flour and used human
ground as
The ground hulls are used to a con-
foods., It 'makes good soup, griddlecakes
siderable extent as a coarse fodder in
muffins, etc., and is one of the European countries. Peanut meal, FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
mo'st'nutritive of foods. The vines
the ground residue of oil extraction is :
'.when dried, become a very nutritive .
a valuable feeding stuff highly .
I ,
appre. ,
stock :
,hay, readily eaten by though I ciated, and extensively used in foreign An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing 'Florida Fruit to tbs..
in the lest it ,.. ..
requiring care feeding best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $3001000.) ; i
colic. countries., It contains, as the avera- BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully :prepared. to and paper pn
produce ges of over 2,000 analyses show, about order. Write for price list and terms. **

The.present uses of the peanut and 52 per cent of protein, 8 per cent of -: OFFICERS :-' Vice-President..
its' products are likely to be greatly fat and ,t'7 per cent of carbohydrates, ALBERT M. IVESGen'l! Mgr. and Treas. ., M. P. TURNER Secretary.:: :
extended and new channels of utility and is one of the most concentrated ECTORS-Geo. ft. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.;-.E: G. Hill. Bradford: Dr E. E. PrattHillsboro
Co.: John Fabyan Lake Co.: Hy Crotche .Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval.Co.;
.J be) Mound for it, as has been the case feeding stuffs with which we are familiar J. D. Mead, Duval Co.' A. Brady, Brevard Co.;: F.-d.; Sampson, Marlon Co. ; d.;V. Hlllyer,'
with cottonseed. With better methods with cottonseed meal Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. 'E.! Stanton, Putnam Co.; 'M..8. Moreman. S.....
ranking Johns Co.; C. F. A. Blelby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck.Polk Co. .
of tillage and a larger yield per linseed meal, etc and in some cases Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,-Jacksonville' Fla. Stencil/
with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application. .
acre the cost of production could be : ahead of them. "

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lessened. to the '
greatly According As regards fertilizing constituents, .

eleventh' census the average yield of the peanut, like other leguminous JOHN CLARK SON & CO.. .

peanuts.in the United States in 1889 plants, is rich in nitrogen, and contains '

was 17.6 bushels per acre, the averagein amounts of phosphoric acids and :

Virginia being about twenty, and potash. The kernels are as rich in Grocers Commission Merchants :
: .
in Tennessee bushels
thirty-two per these constituents as the kernels of,

acre. This appears to be a very low cottonseed, and the vines are nearlyas DEALERS IN ;

average, especially as official and valuable fertilizer those of "
as a as Coal Hay Grain Liquors ,.
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semi-official figures fifty or sixty bushels cow peas. .. ,.a ::.'

as an average crop, and 100 bushels The Virginia running variety of the Cigars, Tobacco, Etc f.

is not an uncommon yield. peanut, being most widely known and '.

,. While the peanut has bean cultivated most popular with the trade, may be j"aol1soD.'V'il1::: P'lorlda.PRICELISTOFWHISKIES .' ', :,' I
in the United States (for a limited taken as the typical American peanut. .I .

number of years, i it is only since Its vines are large, with spreading ; ... 1" ., _

1886 that the crop has become of branches, growing flat on the groundand I : l

primary importance in the eastern bearing pods over almost. its en -MANONGAHELARYE.....................$1 50 CABINET BOURBON....'.;.....-..,.'....'.' ;.96 OO1;;
PARKER ...... ............ ..... ........... I 75 MARTIN RYE...,..,...........?...;.....o'.J oo.
section of this country, which seems tire length, The pods are large and ORANGE VALLEY........... ...... ...... a 00 VIRGINIA GLADES........,....,.....;..... 4 00
peculiarly adapted to its production. white weighing about twenty-two SPRING VALLEY.......:U .... ...........,.. 250 OLD BOURBON.h....:....... ...i -...40'3 001;,
; BALTIMORE CORN ......... .............. 3 00 KENTUCKY SOUR 1\IASH! ........... 5'oo'
Between 1865 and 1870 the rapid pounds to the bushel. The Virginia NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 350 OLD BAKER........ ...:...::..!............500,
I spread of the culture ot peanuts was bunch variety grows erect and fruits CLIFTON CLUB.......-...... ............. 300 MONTROSEVELVET RY1..t......?.... 6 oo

phenomenal. Each year doubled near the taproot, but produces pods JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, aye; two gallon, sac; three gallon, 75<:. Remit by post-omt.'
and at times increased threefold its very closely resembling those above money order, check or registered letter We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order. : : .
of Groceries, and Wine sent free .
I' A complete price-list List on application. ;
that of the described.
crop over preceding year,

so that this country, from being a largeinipoI.tei There are two varieties in Tennessee JOHN''' ;CLARK SON & COt .
.,. .
of f "West""African nuts,, was. -the red and white, the white ,- "



closely resembling the Virginia run produce other crops more valuable on FOR SALE. Pair of young peafowls cock and
Price ?io. Address Postoflice box 7,
ning ,variety and the red producing his, land. The following from the GRAPE DeLand, Fla. 12-21-3

somewhat smaller pods than those Fresno "Expositor"' illustrates a practice Largest Stock in the

just described weighing: twenty-eight entirely too common in,, all partsof new World.Ued Small Jacket Fruits.Gooseberry Introducer k Fay of Currant.unrivalled SATSUMA ORANGE, Plums,TREES.Pecans, Pears Few ,yet Roses left,,

pounds to the bushel, the kernels containing California. It all comes of shift- 0&talotf /' .. ueo.i.JosdelynFredonlaN.Y.: etc. Trifoliata Orange and Mariana Plum stocks
cheap. I). L. Pierson, Summit Nurseries, Mon-
more oil than those of other less methods which too often disgracethe ticello. Fla. > 12-21-3

varieties. name of farming : "An observantman \I BUNCH YAM SEED STOCK((True) 50 cents
The Spanish variety has'a relativelysmall in his usual business rounds this l lI - - - I per of $1.50 per bushel, f. o. b. Gaudier.

upright vine, forms small pods forenoon found a 'farmer and his wife B. button, Candler. Fla. 12-21-3

near the taproot and ,can be planted just ready to return to their home ROSES, QUEEN OF FLOWERS! Now Is the
to plant. Send at once for catalogue.
much closer together than any of the after doing some shopping. The wife ,- ..'t' ... n" ,.."" :;... :;''''' r.l T';'' Choice fruits and flowers. D. L. Pierson, Mon-

others, thus producing a very heavy bought things 'needed in the house. "Gentlemen I What Will You'Have3"This ticello Florida. 12-21-3

crop to the acre. Among the things the husband boughtwere question, always brings out a man's CORRESPONDENCE invited with owners of
The North Louisiana station found two bales of hay to carry hometo preferences. A railroad company asked it of may the services:; of a man
the who has had n-any years experience in growing
farmers along their line, and with one
the Spanish a desirable variety, easily feed his stock. Another farmer voIce they answered, "We'll take Page with Florida fruity and other products. Address Far.
harvested all of the sack of take coiled spring in it." mer and Fruit Grower. 12-21-3 '
peas adhering to bought a potatoes to .
the vine. It required a much shorter home. Is it any wonder that men PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE[; CO.,Adrian, Mich. WINES FOR SALE. Pure Florida: wines.

period to mature" and planted as late growl at their luck when they try to I highest awards, Sherry,Write:IClaret.for Saul Samples erne, etc.and Took price ,

latitude rst matured. a full crop in that get on in the world in that way ? 1831 THE CULTIVATOR. 1896AND list Address. j.'B.'' LaMontagne, Winter Park,

before frost. The pods filled Every man living on a farm in this Florida. 12-21-3

out well forming few if any pops. county sould rather be a seller of hay SOUR ORANGE and ROUGH LEMON Seed-
ENThEMAN.THE for Sale Clear .Vater Nursery, Keene,
The Georgia red nut, like the similar and potatoes than a buyer. He shouldat pro[ Florida. --- ---.J714.feb; I

variety in Tennessee has medium- least raise all of these things that :--'-'
BEST OF THE FOR SALE. Jersey Bull three years bid. Full,
sized vine'sl.1 growing up from the he needs.' $45.00. Finest in State. Also..,'three
AGRICULTURAL WEEKLIES Berkshire sows, $io 'each Address, M. 'Renz;:;
ground and fruiting principally near Bridgeport, Flag H-a3,5

the"' :.taproot with.. three or, four kernelsto Mr. J. T. Lewis, who has charge of DEVOTED TO BRONZE Turkeys, Indian Games, Black Lang";:

the pod. the Majorca orange grove on Pana- Farm Crops and Processes, Pekin i Ducks. Eggs in season. A
Horticulture and Fruit-Growing few quatts of McNeil Peas at Ji.co per quart 50
These comprise all the varieties soflkee lake, was in town Saturday, cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann.
cultivated in this country.. The pea- and says the cold did not touch the Live-Stock and Dairying, Maonville, Fla. 10-12-12

nut of India and Africa resembles the dormant buds which the warm weatherof While it also includes all minor departments of
interest such the Ento-
Rural as Poultry our prices on improved varieties of
North Carolina variety in size, .and is November set to growing an inchor mology, Bee-Keeping, Greenhouse and Grapery, SEE this column. J. W. & F. D. Waite. ; .
raised for the oil which is Since then Mr. Lewis has Veterinary Replies'Farm Questions and Answers, -
principally two. Fireside Reading, Domestic Economy,and a sum FOR SALE for cash,time or trade,orange groves,
contained in its kernels. hilled up 3,000 buds, and this week mary of the News of the Week. Its Market Ue- and timber lands. E. RUMLBY, Kewka,
ports are unusually complete, and much attention Fla. 3-jl>< t6t ,
[Remainder next week] will protect the remaining 2,000 budsin is paid to the Prospects! of the Crops, as *.
'ij.j.! the He throwing light upon one of the most importantof FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Setd1ugfor
same was greatly
Big Guns to Defend San Francisco. way. Questions-When to Buy and When to Sell. 3y years old, 4 to 5 feet high; v fit!! dor.
pleased to think the nipping frost did, It.is liberally illustrated, and contains more reading mant bud to order.: Have a few budded::o the"
Some i matter than ever before The subscription !seedless grapef..uit. These trees are fi!}-,,and-
immensely powerful' guns .not nip things on the lake, which has REDUCTION year, but we offer a SIJ EUJAL for sale very reasonable indeed, as we expect to
have recent y'been fully tested at the hitherto born, the appropriate name of m our quit the nursery business. Come and see them

Presidio, the fort whose guns point the "TropIcal Center.-Ocala Ban- CLUB HATES :FOR 1S90. before Lakeland buying, Fla. elsewhere. Bowyer&:; Stephens 9-21-10! ;

towards the Golden Gate. The guns ner. Two Subscriptions, in one remittance...$ 4 .

do not require powder, but com- > 54- Six Subscriptions, .*' .",' 10 BLACK MINORCA FOWLS. Three cockerels
hen and c.oo each or
... pullets. $
pressed air to hurl the enormous .projectiles Mr. Jesse Icenhour has planted Ten Subscriptions, .IS 75 cents each and take the lot. D. L. Pierson,'*.

more than ten feet in length 1,300 peach trees in Messrs. McCor- ';'To all NEW subscribers for 1890, payingin Monticello, Fla. 12-21-3 ,
advance now, we will send the paper WEEKLY
and weighing over 1,100 pounds. In mick & Hubbs' orange groves betweenthe from our receeipt of the remittance to January i, WANTED. An agent in evtry township"to'
growing trees. The varie- 1896, without charge. Specimen copies FREE. Cyclone Corn Shelter Address
of "business each shell would orange '
case Address Farmer and Fruit Grower, Jacksonville, Fla. tl
contain 500 pounds of dynamite, and ties set out are the Yum-YumWaldo, LUTHER TUCKER & SON, Publishers,
SALE Two Leon farms, 480 acres
Imperial and Triana. The FaIt: county
the guns .can be so accurately dLB..yy; jv. Y. 390 acres. Excellent fo< stock raising and
trained as to drop an eleven hundred trees are expected to bear in two tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson, Jacksonville,'

pound shell upon the brim, of a years, and by the time the orange SAW MILL Fla. 8 24-tf,

Philadelphia Quaker's hat anywherein trees begin to bear again the peach F FARMER'S works with 4 successfully h. p., also CITRUS NURSERY, Parson TREES Brown AND Stark's BUDWOOD Seedless,, .

.the entrance to San Francisco bay. trees shall have fulfilled their day and Grinding Mills lalTa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit
. to yearsandcan and Water Wheels. Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties, ,
generation-five seven '
ouch a projectile descending upon such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
th :deck of war vessel in the then be removed to allow the DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co.. Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A, L.
t any
\ Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nur-
wjgrld would annihilate it before the restored orange trees full sway. Mr. 323 Highland, Ave.. Atlanta, Ga. series, Dunedin, Fla. 8-17-tf.I

boatswain could, blow his whistle or Icenhour is resetting ten acres in
IS CHEAP but goods and prices tell.
th.e, chaplain:: 'say his prayers.-California orange trees.-Florida, Philosopher. CENT-A" irOltl COL UMN.RATES. TALK the best of nursery stock at lowest prices
c- from D. Pierson Monticello Fla.
Fruit.Grower. L. ,," 12-21-3..,

'Jf here' is a little characteristic Cali-- LIGHTNING WELL MACH'YPjUMPS .-Twenty words, name and address, ANEW deal on wire, netting. Prices cut'1n-
AIR LIFTS* iw one week,25 cents; three weeks ,ro cents Nothing We pay freight. Write for our lates
fonia 'braggadocio about this, ,but if 3&5OLINE ENGINES *mjjti taken for less than 25 cents. price-list. E. W Amsden'. Ormoud, Fla. 7+tft

these huge projectiles can be made to '.THE AMERICAN WELL. WORK5./SaS Advertisements for this column MUST be pre-
GROVE 100 acres 10 set
hit-the side of a ship it will answer paid. IRRIGATED treeSj50; in 'other fruit trees, etc.

all There i plenty,, of say Send no stamps larger than two cents. For sale at a sacrI1 ce. Address; 14'," The Palms,
purposes. Lane Park Lake County, Ha.
agery in human natureyet' even on I X L THEM ALL Initials and figures count as one word : 4 27-9in

QUALITY TELLS --- ANY ONE whq has been benefited by the
Christmas day, and a judicious number of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
'of ,cannon like these in important THE BEST GREAT OPPORTUNITY for industrious man. TilE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will\ receive -
turn business to
my grape nursery inforrration that will be of much value and
port of this country, would bea STEEL MILL. right Tallahassee party, on Fla.shares. Address, E.; 12-28-3 Dubois> interest to them.

very good way to preserve peaceon STRONGEST STEEL TOWER. No Ion*story -, MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
earth and good will to Englishmen. Here bend! for catalogue and prices. Young Jersey Bull blood, TO BowKer's Animal Meal 40 tons sold in Florida -
t from stock of established milkor last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
Kalamazoo,Michigan. butter record. Address, Box 245, Ocala, Fla. particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla
.L it io-i3-tf ,

Why They Are Poor. All leading varieties of Orange, LOOK LOOKI! $r,25 per acre will buy 161 acres
The following from the "California WOVEN WIRE FENCE BUDWOOD. Pomelo, Write and state number first class pine land in sec. 4, t 16 s, r' 23
of each variety you wish and get prices for east Well timbered, title perfect. Also 8 ooo
Fruit Grower" might'be'read and pondered Over 5O Styles The best on Earth. llort>e high. spring delivery. J. W. & Il'. D, Waite, Magno- one year old Parson Brown Orange, Carney
Bull strong, Pig and Chicken lit Nurseries Belleview Fla. it Lemon and Grape Fruit buds Write for prices,
over by many farmers in Flori tight. You can make from 40 | M. & J II. Turuley, Excelsior Nurseries, Lake
rods for from
da, though we hope not by readers of tOi'6O(14to 22c.per a Rod. | SEED POTATOES at wholesale prices. A full Weir, Fla.-- 11-2-9
Write for Wilson & Toomtr
the FARMER FRUIT-GROWER. Illustrated Catalogue Free. prices. : ,
AND KITSELMAN BROS., Jacksonville, Fla. 12-28-4 WOOD for sale of all leading vari
They will be able to think how it 'applies Ridgeville, Indiana., BUDDING lemon and grapo fruit. Five
.. BRONZE TURKEYS, Langshan and Indian dollars ptr thousand, delivered by mail. Safe
,to ,their neighbors :. Fowls and eggs, at reasonable prices. arrival guaranteed. Gulick Bros., Riverside,
:"Any farmer in California 'who, Mrs. W. II. Mann. Manvilie, Fla., 10-12-12 California, Formerly of Mt. Dora, Ha. 11-9-4.
] .
barring sickness, does not raise stock FOR SALE. Desirable, well improved fruit and CHOICE PINEAPPLE PLANTS per dozen or''
farm, fitted ul"- for raising broilers. Large seedling orange trees and
feed and for the .
potatoes enough use Great variety ol fruit. Ten"acres. Fruit & Poul- Kieffcr pears only ja per too. Giant Bamboos
o'f Kis cattle and his family ought to SOUTHERN ORCHARDS. try, 1151 H. Day Street, Jacksonville, Fla. 12-38-3 only 25 cents, Dwarf bamboos, 10 c, Caladium
and Lilly bulbs only $7.50 per barrel, 5 cents
be sent to the workhouse or to the Write for Catalogue and price list, FOR SALE At a sacrifice, farm of40 sires im each Roses." Palms, etc, almost given away.
home, for the feebleminded. This-is JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., Owner wishes to go into other bus Camphor seed, grandest of shade trees 10 cents'
iueea Good'' chance. Apply to Farmer and package. Robert G. Bidwell, Orlando, Florida,
assuming, of course, that he does'not Thounatvllle, Ga. Fruit Grower. 0, D. 3. 12-38-3 Box 147. U'9830 -