Florida farmer & fruit grower

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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
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
S. Powers
Creation Date:
September 22, 1894
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
30.31944 x -81.66


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note:
Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).

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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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_a Correspondence invited and stencils furnished i on application. Reliable agents. wanted at "' '.t4$2 .9'2. L75
O A2 all principal shipping points \,). NGOBEstDO 14.
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O CD National Bank of Jacksonville. Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N. V. Dun's and Brad.street' ,
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Agencies. ,

And Building Material.CHARLESTON '. You W.can Douglas money S3.OO by wearing Shoe. the

Queen City Fruit Auction Co. Because we are the largest manufacturers of
8. C. this grade shoes in the world,and guarantee their
value by stamping the name and price on the
bottom,which protect you against high prices and
BUFFALO, NEW YORK. the middleman's profits. Our shoes equal custom
REFERENCES>Bank/Commerce,"Buffalo,-N/!Y. Dun's and Bradstreet's Agencies. work in style,''easy fitting and wearing qualities.
We have them sold everywhere lower prices for
FraudmksFruitWrappers. the value given than any other make. Take no sub
stltute.. 'If your dealer cannot supply you,we can.JIjJj.j .

NO MORE CHEATING. Our seed of the Genuine Bermuda' Onion crop of.1894 will be ready October 1st.
Send in your order now. We have both varieties, the White and Pale Red. Price -
per packet 5c;half oz., 15c; 1 oz.; 25c; one-fourth lb., 85c;one-half lb., B,60; 1 lb.,
Consumers ,of Fruit Wrappers may $3.OO, postpaid. '
now know that they get an honest ream ;H. : r
of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto :;! ..

,. ream as some unscrupulous dealers Illustrated Catalogue free on application. .. I In te r I Be hen, Florida I I 100,000' COPIESof 1

OUR "FAIR ,AND SQUARE"Printed Everything for Florida. Established 1883. August COILED number1 SPRING HUSTLER

: forfrcedtstributfon. We give three fine ill-
Wrappers are put up packages ustrations of Page Fence In use. including
of 1000 each, and each Wrapper' is .and MANUAL asnap shot at the famous Fast -Mall\ on the

numbered, in printing, consecutively 1 -_r, 'will be found invaluable. We can supply all Fruits as grown in the South Lake Shore and Michigan Southern R. R.
Train making miles anbour and fence
from 1 to 1000. No one can < besides Ornamental and Useful Plants and Trees from the'Four Quarters keep
ing right alongside oUt. If interested in the
% 1p P J' of the Earth." (From Aloe,to.Zingiber," etc.)' Write to-day. fence question send for copy. No charge.

REASONER BROS., Oneco, Fla. .

prices. Send for samples and prices I THE, : _'


Some-parts of the country at,least, that THEY MUST! HAVE AN,EARLY ORANGE,or no
JERSEY.C"rY"N:J. Orange'at all. : They are also learning that BOONE'S EARLY is not only, the Earliest;but Best '; '
ana nearest to a'Seedless. Orange of any now grown. Budded Trees' this and other varietiesnow ::1g1
N.B.We' do not deal in unprintedwrappers. for sale by ,:

C. A. BOON, Agent. .
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Semi-Tropical Nurseries,Orlando, Flu, COLLEGE

FOR PRODUCTION AND PROFIT Has a 'full Faculty of able Professors. Rood ...... 1i

sower.The'has no Buy Trees, oftbe Wen-known; Reliable,Ten years tested Five equipment Full Courses in laboratories Instruction.and Shops. Gives

second chance. If
you would at first succeed THE AGRICULTURAL
,be sure and start with 4 ,THE MECHANICAL "

SATSUMA' ORANGES hardy and early. PECAKB,'*.., aper.SheU nr1d,.. CAMPHOR 'TRIES. THE BUSINESS
PEAKS: all hinds, Immtni itoek. WALNUTSEnt.JspanmCawornia.' 'TEXAS UMBRELLA.
PEACHES. 60 vartetles'n.w' and old. CHESTNUTS' ,Japan Mammoth In*. OREVILLEA ROBUSTA.'
Perry'. Seed Annual for 1891 PLUMS, best Japan and natlTt.sorti. OLIVES and APRICOTS. MAGKOLXA ORAHDIFLORA. degrees of B. S.and A. B. to gradu
contains the sum and substance JAPAN PEJt8IKKONSyuldlelaIU.'ed. PIGS and MULBERRIES. CITRUS' TRI70LIATA.' GRANTS full
of the latest farming knowl GRAPES, good supply aU lading ktadi. POMEORAHATE8. ROSES BO varittlu. mess hall for $courses. Young men board in' I
per month.Young
edge. Every planter should Other kind*-lot* of them-writ* for what you want. women
have,it. Sent free. FREE: Specimens of fruit In season and our experience and Infoimation as to adaptability to boards with private families in town,$10 to$ts a
month No tuition
your locality worth much more. For Instance we have discarded one variety of whlch-we shipped charged residents of Flori
D.M.Ferry t Co., 400( bushels 1887,and this but one of the hundreds of-varietles tested. We have built our reputation da. Next term begins OCTOBER 2. .
Detroit, on JIM stock-some say.thetoftAn Ex-Governor of Fla.writes: Theyare beauties so admirably ,For Catalogue, giving full 'information, write "
!t1ch.L' packed as to shame a,novice, and 'even many who pretend to be experts. Prompt and careful) W '
attention to correspondence Prices reasonable. Catalogue free.
O. CLUTE, President. .
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Numerous tests have conclusively demonstrated that the COCCIDICIDE is fatal to the aleyrodes(white fly) in all of its stages of development. It can, how-
ever,be more effectively reached while in the egg,larva and pupa states. It is now in those states, but will commence hatching the fly about the middle of June.

Novvis the Time to App1y.It .

is also fatal to the Spiders,Rust Mites and their eggs,and to the Scale without reference to the hatching periods.

THE OLD RELIABLE. Always on hand at the reduced rate. Will do all.that is claimed for it.

Single barrels,ton or in car lots. I


In Great variety at manufacturers'prices.

A splendid appliance for groves that are irrigated. Will greatly reduce the cost of using insecticides. Rubber hose(all sizes),plain and wire bound. .

Cargo will arrive in June. Special rates for orders to be shipped from vessel. Pine box sides,kiln dried heads,hoops,paper,nails,etc. Pineapple crates and other growers supplies
The rate for transporting. Insecticides has been reduced from 6th class to class "K." A reduction of more than 50 per cent.

: ; Correspondence solicited. E. B E AN .'

Wayorose Wharf. Jacksonville. Fla.



been,practical orange growers for a number of years, also in the business of manufacturing Insecticides and using them our-
selves for the last ten years, we speak from experience when we make the following statement: .
That SULPHUR SOLUTION INSECTICIDE is by far the cheapest and best preparation yet offered to the orangegrower.It .

]has never yet been Adulterated or Diluted in any form whatever in order to Lower the Price, as

other Insecticides have been throughout the State,

But is always uniform in strength and can be depended on to accomplish the purpose for which it was made. It can be sprayed.on
the trees, at, any stage of growth, without injury to them or the persons using it. '
As sulphur will not kill all insects affecting the orange tree, we have perfected another insecticide, known as Tar Emulsion, which
is very effective in destroying Aleyrodes Citri (commonly known as the White Fly), also the Red Spider (not the Spotted mite or Yellow
Spider), and used in combination with Sulphur Solution it will give better results than any insecticide ever used.

We'have tested it thoroughly the past two years ourselves, and know whereof we speak. : ,. -
These insecticides have been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State and have given perfect satisfaction. ".f,:,:4{
References and general directions for using furnished on application. ,'
Write for Price-List. x

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FER l ILIZERS Orange Trees !

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This is a Guaranteed Fact.

Standard Guano, Chemical M'fg' Co., The Old Reliable Buckeye Nurseries.

No. 14 Union St., New Orleans, La. _
I have on hand the finest lot of stock I have,ever{grown of all the standard
rieties. I have a specially fine lot of Tardiff and Jaffa in
two-year buds, from five
Agent.Write to seven feet high. I recognize the fact that it's hard times,and ,to sell at
for Almanac,Prices, etc. Jacksonville, Fla.W hard time prices. I make a specialty of the King Orange. ,
Write for prices.
,H.MICHAEL. Established 1868. A.W.MICHAEL


Milwaukee Florida Orange Co. P0THSH FERhcr.rZINCQRANGE

Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.
Budding-Wood for sale at all times. only
Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE.
For Catalogue and Price-List,address Fertilizers Containing Over 10 Per Cent of Potash.
A L. DUNCAN Dunedin Information and Pamphlets free. '.
Manager, Fla
KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street, New York'City.
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' think, however, that the list of its our first visit to Los Angeles,. the The LeConte Pear in Polk County.
( Orchard.
"i rove i* food-plants has been unduly enlarged latter part ,of _March, to become familiar Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.I .

because it endures hunger and other. ,with ,the insect in all its'habits notice an article in the F. and F.

COTTONY CUSHION SCALE. privations so strongly that it is often and conditions, as at that season the G., of September i, Success of LeConte
The Worst Pest of California Has found on,trees and plants,.where it species ,is to be found in all conditions pear trees in Texas, and stating
Beached Florid had been carried by'the wind in num- from the egg through all the that they have no blight, also givingthe

The cottony cushion scale (Icerya bers and,from which it would escape stages! of both sexes. But the ,characteristic enormous size of fruit, eighteenounces.

purchasi), has reached ,Florida. To -to its favorites as soon,as possible. : of this remarkable.insect .

many of our readers this may be no DESCRIPTION. which most obviously attracted our In the year 1887 we set ten LeConte

news, for it happened some time ago; The male is a winged insect, dark attention and distinguished it from pear trees two years old. They'' have
and to many others the simple announcement red in color; and measures about one- ajl other species tof this family, even been in bearing three years. We

: : may not adequately convey third of an inch across its expanded where there were no gravid females picked from one little stem, apparently -

e ;; the, gravity, of its significance. wings., But-it is very secretive and is with the fluted cushion, was the saccharine one bud, four pears that weighed

BRIEF HISTORY. seldom seen, and it is the female that exudation. As with most sixty eight ounces; single specimens

The evidence collected ,goes to is characteristic of the species. Aphids,and Coccids, this sweet,liquid weighing from twenty to twenty-two
? show that the cottony cushion scale is The female passes through four isexuded' at all stages of growth, ounces were not uncommon. I carried -

indigenous to Australia and that it stages, and at maturity,is of a broadlyoval but is most copious from the adult. one to Mr. ,A. B. Stroud, ;our

. has spread thence to the two other shape, about a quarter of an female just before oviposition begins. railroad agent at Haines City;, he
colonies New Zealand and Col-- It is expelled with considerable force it in of Mr. Harrison
Cape inch long, reddish brown, with sever- weighed presence
ony, also to California, and from al darker spots, especially upon the from the large pore already described, : Jonas and others; it pulled! the
and in hot weather with sufficient
California to Florida. .It soon became front half, and along the sides of the i beam at twenty.four ounces.
a terrible scourge in South Africa posterior half of the body, and the i i rapidity to produce all the effects of The above trees are grown' on the

and attracted the attention of the, legs and antennae are black. The honey-dew. Usually it is limpid sand hills forty feet above"the level of
enough to soak and discolor the the lakes have been fertilized'
government. antennas are eleven-jointed. The ; once a
It was probably imported into California -: whole body is furnished with short, trunk and drop as it accumulatesfrom year with German kainjt and ashes of

in 1868 or 1869,by Mr. George black hairs, arranged in tufts, partic- the leaves, sometimes being 'so our own burning ; have never shown
Gordon acacias which he copious as to remind one of a shower; of We have about
on some ularly around the edge, where they any sign blight.
brought from Australia to his home at occur in a double parallel row. In its but at other times, and especially. sixty trees not in bearing which have

Menlo Park. In ten or twelve.. ,years third stage the body is nearly coveredby during dry weather, the sugar condenses been treated the same as the above

g it had spread to ten district; extend I the thick, curly,'cotton-like excretion and forms large drops, or trees andthey'show no sign of blight.I .

ing from Sacramento, to Los Angeles.I ; but in' the fourth or last4'stage masses of white, semi-opaque, sirupy have*had.over. twentyfive years

In several places in Southern California this waxy secretion is absent, and'the liquid, which adheres to and often experience with pear trees and, have

it was found at different times body is distinctly outlined, flat below completely covers the insect, so that never had salt to fail in, curing the

on one tree or perhaps half a dozen ina and convex above, with 'two knobsor the trunk of the tree looks much as blight, even when the leaves were all
but action of the if .it had been bespattered: with caus- black and of the limbs
place, by prompt horns on the back. ; a large portion ,
owner, digging up the tree and burning tic, potash or melted stearine. At dead, Since coming to Florida have
, it, its spread in that district was com- When the insect settles down to other times the liquid parts evaporate used_ ,kainit instead of salt, as the cost
checked. It entirely and leave masses of pure tome is about"'the
pletely spread worst forth her the same on account
bring eggs, white '
about Los Angeles, mainly in the di- secretion which composes the sac waxy be- white powdery sugar."Honeyloving '** freight and it contains more potash.
rection of the prevailing winds Its > insects seek, this secretion Our truckers all
are busy planting
issue from the under side
gins to of
in numbers and it is
became that it always tomatoes about will
ravages so severe the As the ; 120 acres
seriously threatened the orange indus the body.and eggs emerge into followed by the black mold 'or''smut planted nearly in sight of my' place.B. .
sac enlarge they gradually
when the of the (Capnodium citri), which is' so uni- S. Gibbons
Aus A.
try, importation force up the posterior end, of the in- : Ashley, 40 acres; ,
tralian lad bug (Vedalia, cardinalis), sect's ody'until: finaly: she, stands versal an accompaniment all honey- 27; F. W. Ohlinger, 30; A. Brailey,
with the particulars of which our almost cn her head, the body secreting Homoptera, living'as it does 12; 'Mr. Simmons, 6V.; .. B. Campbell,
I pro- oil the saccharine deposit. The .secretion -
readers are more or less familiar, placed jecting out at a right angle to the bark 20.Our
a very effectual check upon" its propa- of the When being so very copious: mangoes are all gone, and Avo-
tree. completed, the sac
But human insect Icerya, the smut"is equally thick and cado and the -
no or power pears apples ( guava)
is of white twice
a snow-: color, as longas
in her wake. Indeed the
will ever completely exterminate it, copious take their place.
the insect's and fluted with
hence the importance of ceaseless ,vig- fifteen minute great prevalence' of this smut in the W. B. CAMPBELL. ..
ridges running length-
ilance on the part of Floridians. Icerya-infested groves of California Haines City, Fla.
ARRIVAL IN FLORIDA. ways of it. The young insects emerge (rendering it necessary to wash or P. S. Our Berkshires are -fine and

Its importation into this State was a from beneath the sac at its outer end. cleanse the gathered fruit) is as char- we want the razor-back fenced in.

most egregious' and gratuitous blun- BREEDING. acteristic of the Pacific 'coast as the --. ..r _
From the best information obtainable rusty effect of the Rust-mite (whichis
der. A grower had a friend in Cali The Fisr.
'* fornia:send him some of the vedalias, / Prof. ,C. V. Riley, U. S. ';Entomologist unknown there) is of the orange Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: "

and a.quantity of the scale insects from whose very elaborate groves of Florida." A recent communication in your

Y were sent along for the lady-bugs to and technical account this descriptionhas REMEDIES. valuable paper from the pen of Mr.J. .

subsist upon during their journey. On : been greatly condensed' concludesthat Prof. Riley recommends spraying H. Girardeau has set me to thinkingof
the arrival of the consignment the recipient at,Los Angeles there are, on,-an thoroughly with the kerosene emulsion what I have learned,about figs. I

placed the entire shipment, average, three broods a year, practically to which has been added three came here from the North nearly

scales and all, in a tree, ''where the covering the year from March to ounces of arsenious acid to every fifty twenty five years ago, a poor, discour-

; scales at once took possession while February. They do not increase, as gallons of the wash as diluted for use. aged dyspeptic, and being fond of
the vedalias did not rapidly as some other scale insects, They have not succeeded well with fruit. I set about raising all the varieties
The Florida but they are very active, hardy and I: desirable and
Experiment Station insecticides in ,California and have resorted thought obtain-
i officers as soon' as; the knowledge of difficult to,destroy. They are active mainly to fumigation. Let us able. Among others the fig, which I
their life.
this fact reached them, promptly took nearly all hope that the vigilance of the Experiment had:; eaten in its fresh state in California

measures to suppress the pest and hada HABITS. Station officers and of the growers :- thirty years ago, and much rel
number of The newly hatched larvae settle ished. I found that I could
trees destroyed, and theyare may render unnecessary a resortto always
the leaves and tender in-
at present in hopes that ,its fur- upon twigs, insecticides in Florida against this eat,ripe figs with impunity and with a
their beaks and imbibe
ther spread may be prevented. At sert the sap. most destructive pest. decided benefit to my health and
t their request all names are ,withheldfor On passing into the third stage they ..'. *- strength.The .

the present; suffice it to say that seem to settle upon ,the smaller twigs, The greatest:stumbling block in ,the '' only three kinds much in use
the pest is in Hillsboro county although a few are found upon the way of a just railroad commission is here were the sugar fig(Celestial), the

FOODPLANTS.In leaves and still fewer upon the larger the inability of the State to control,or black fig (Blue Genoa, I think), and

its native place and in all them branches and trunk. The adults, settle upon rates 'for lines extending white fig (White Marseilles). I have I

lands to which it has spread it prefers however, almost invariably prefer the beyond the 'limits of ''its jurisdiction.But since had the Brunswick, Green Ischia.

the acacias to all other plants. The trunk and largest branches. The in- if the rates in Florida can be reduced -; Brown Turkey and'the White Adriatic.For .
is found in of its fi
California observers enumerate its fav- sect rarely any stages to compare with those of con- 'my purpose the White Marseillesis

orites among trees of value in 'the following upon the fruit.EXUDATION necting lines, that, in,itself, will be a worth more than all the rest, as it

order: Citrus trees,. quince,, OF THE HONEYDEW."It big improvement over what we now can be sold before fully ripe,:is one of
pomegranate, fig and pecan. They required but a few hours upon have.-Marion Times. the best for preserves and for drying.

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The Celestial is perhaps the highest since cotton has fallen to such a low thorns to prick the fruit and ,the ownerconsequently sufficient,length ,of time to determine .': ;:
flavored, but it and the Black, and ebb. This immediate section is "fav- ( there will be less loss its longevity under proper? culture and. .
Blue Genoa will soon sour after theyare ored" with pretty hard ;frosts quite in times,of 'storms. the right! kind of soil.: My:personal!.. ;; '"
ripe, and consequently are worth late in the 'spring, :and yet the 'Satsuma S. P. SHEPHERD. observation'leads me to believe that :'

less except for nearby markets and for has, with me, 'the past four years Orange Co. when planted ton high ,pine land and -
home consumption. come through them all without, the > t closely pruned\ lor several years, with "'. '
The White Adriatic is a nice, large loss of a twig: makes a fine 'growth Citrus Fruits of Brazil. proper-spraying 'with Bordeaux mixture -" ;

looking fig,,but the tree is easily killed on trifoliata' 'stock, and trees on my 'Just now Brazilian ,oranges'attract ,i ithe' the Niagara will be as healthy '
by cold and it,is so late that very,little grounds one',year from the bud bloomed some attention on account of being here in' Orange, county) 'as.t e 'Cyn-1
of the fruit is fit to eat. The Bruns- last spring, and now not two years principal competitor'of the Flori thiaiia or 'the Hefbemont. I never, '
wick is a large, nice fig, but it is late old are well branched, fine little trees, da orange in the.English ,market. Orange have found.a location where these'two i :'

and ,often does not ripen well. Figsto and those ,six years old are loaded culture' receives very little care valuable vine grapes,do better or are'''. :
be thoroughly good must, ripen in with fruit just beginning to color. in' Brazil. The.seed is planted, comes more healthy and productive than, > h

July and August. when they have The Satsuma,ripening so early, up in,a few days, and in ,five years,the with:me in 'eaSt Orange county. -,
abundant heat. I have, however, does (October),'brings good, prices in trees begin ,to bear. Of course these The grave error 'that was made in ":
at times eaten good,figs taken off the the'market and should'be more gener- seedlings .vary greatly in size 'and the, pioneer Niagara grape growing inv, :
trees at Christmas.The ally planted. Of course many farmersin quality of frnit i and there is practically this county,'was 'the selection of flat-! :;'
mocking,birds do me'less dam- North and West Florida, South no attempt made to raise seedlings woods land where .clay and hard pan': -
age than the jays and wood': 'peckers, Georgia know practically nothing of superior quality or to perpetuate often' come 'to within eighteen inches -; :
and the crows are. worst of alL Opos about growing oranges, and it would the,best varieties.' or two feet of the surface. :This er '
and in for their be 'advisable Oranges of the common,sweet vari- has been the '
sums 'raccoons come not perhaps to plant'great a rone practice cause, ,
share too at times. In fine, there is many trees at the start; but ety'' are; plenty and sell often two,or of more failures in 'grape growing 'in '-' : .

nothing that walks.or flies thai"does plant a few :this winter'and read up on three for a cent., The best are as South ,Florida than any other, or, in 4
not like figs.I the,>subject"and be 'ready another sea good as Florida oranges. The chief fact, all other causes 'combined.Mr. .
suppose a fig tree is worth, more son: .to add to. the grove. I 'am so fault to be found with Brazilian oranges Mellish of De Funiak Springs : ,

at ten years than at,five, and, a, good much pleased with what trees ,I now is that ,they are too sweet- ; there is correct. when he advises, high land :,
deal more at fifty or seventy-fiveyears, have planted that I shall put. out a is'not acid enough. to make,them pal- to plant the Niagara on, ''and,' where
if well cared for, than when younger. goodly number the coming season. atable. this practice predominates the vines
There are two here Mandarin: that If this is acceptable, you may hear The'best variety is called Laranja will be healthy. GEO. WRIGHT. : "
are certainly quite old, twenty to !thirty from .me again on the subject. Celeste; it is very large, skin rusty Orlando, Sept. 10, '94. 1
yellow, pulp deep yellow, melting, ': y 4r
feet high, and they have surelynot D. L. PIERSON. :
outlived their usefulness. Monticello, Fla. with a rich, spicy taste., Curious Plants of Florida. .
Of species, there is the Tangerine, ;
is the best timeto
February generally '
Budded Trees. The Venus fly trap of Florida ,attracts :
which is delicious
:though never_very large,
set.the treed but they have been set :
insects into tubular leaf from
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: ;,the Laranja da.,Cameta, whichis a ?
times here from November till
at all ,
There is an opinion that buds will almost identical with the Mandarin; five to nine inches in length, having

May, successfully.The root gall .disease, or insect. is not grow as large as seedlings, but and one or two varieties of the bitter its inner surface ,coated with a sweet-

,bad in undrained soils and I am this, is a mistake, for when properly orange, one of which, has a sweet, mucus. The unwary fly which sips
very sometimes troubled with a disease of treated they will,grow, just as large. I I tasteless pulp, These have thick skins this nectar becomes intoxicated, falls
have seen many that were as large as and are_ used only to make 'sweet down into a more contracted'portio :
limbs wherein will
the one or more
of the leaf which has hairs'
seedlings right beside them and drinks called Lar- pointing
grown ; meats ; they are
and die. The needs
blight fig no
pro- downwards of which .
but' I will admit that as buds are usually rnja da Terra. by means ,
tection here, even when young,. .except !
grown they will not make as The l large sweet lime, called Laran- by its own struggles forced into what
in such freezes that in
as one
large trees. When a bud is inserted, ja da Persia, is common. The skin may be called the stomach of the ; :
1886. there is a tendency to dwarf the tree is'' yellowish white, the pulp almost plant. I have opened these leaves ;
Drying figs is a rather long, pains.
because in a year' or two a bearingtop white; the juice has no flavor, but is and found in the upper portion flies
but I have
taking job certainly eaten
'!is in a'state of stupor, while fur her.down
dried placed on young roots, forcing refreshing. Far different is the'sweet
better figs on own dryer
than any I have ever my bought, and. I them to do the,duty of old roots, be lemon, which is better than any or- tion.were insects in every stage of diges- ", ::
sides'replacing the top.. ange. In appearance it resembles a
buy dried figs every winter. While There is difference in the A certain, 'aquatic variety of these .i ;
a great lemon, but the juice is sweet. It is I -
and other
peaches, pears, apples some "
growth_ of buds from the same tree not ,common, and the sour lemon is : carnivorous plants .is provided with a ;
fruits be cut and dried in
can a '
up and from the The veritable trap which, when, its inner :, '
even same twig, not cultivated at all.. The only trees
few hoursfigs must be dried whole and
of while 'in buds from'water sprouts grow much said to be found in Brazil ,are some surface is touched by an object, it :;
necessity are a good dry
faster than others and much closes upon it.
any are propagated by American colonists at
ing. Let one have a few fig
every '
trees on moist, well-drained land, longer coming into bearing, but are Santarem, far up the Amazon; and There is another specimen of plant
heavily manured and heavily mulched generally very thorny. Buds from the fruit is regarded as a curiosity. In which, though quite different to those .
and get their profit, in better health, the end of a twig will. grow faster place of the lemon the lime is grownin referred to, is ,even more curious : this ': :
greater strength, more, happiness and than those at the base, 'but the great'quantities' supplying 'Brazil is the Florida wine,plant. It ,belongs
have fewer doctoi's bills to settle. latter will have less thorns. A bud ian cooking, in great measure, the to the cryptogamous order, and has ;_
, I think I have never seen.. should be taken from the.twig as near place of both lemons and vinegar. :been known under various names (to r
who wanted anything to flavor ripe the end as possible and so managedthat Both the orange and the lime are in a limited extent)in the sugar districts T
its growth would be, to that Para the of Alabama and Florida. In form
figs with it, would be too much like equal season all the year round at ,
"gilding refined gold." of a sprout which might have startedat trees often being full of flowers and and size it resembles the irregular 1>, "
M. CHESEBRO. the same time., Being inserted ripe fruit'at the same time. granules of tapioca., When a number ; _
Flummers, Fla. about three feet from the ground it The Navel orange at Bahia, whichis of these plants are,put in a jar of water ";
-.. should be ,allowed to grow up i,4 considered the,finest in the world, 'in which a small quantity sugar r.
The Satsuma in Jefferson County. feet, then it should, be topped while is grown in private gardens, but is not has ,been dissolved, they will,soon be- '. ,}
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. growing and made to branch. displayed in-the markets. It has no gin a series of antics as,unaccountable 4

I must say your paper is growingmore It.should now have more fertilizerand seeds and can only be propagated by as if roses should suddenly bud and f :

valuable with each ,issue and better attention than, .a, seedling, budding. blossom on.your favorite pussy's tail. f;: ,Y
you certainly deserve success. The for the reason that you :expect fruit *. At first. a general restlessness is r
practical experiences of those engagedin sooner., Keep all the fruit off until ',Proper Soil for:Vineyards. manifested ,among the plants presently ? #
general farming in Florida are read the fourth year, and then for a yearor Editor.Farmer and Fruit Grower: one parting company with its fel- r r;:i.
and highly prized by, me, and your two more do not let any stay on In a recent number your valuable lows,,rises to the surface, discharges a r
efforts in the way of helping'the farmer the top limbs, but leave them free to I paper the question is asked, What is tiny'bubble; and drops again to the .

to get more for his ,hard labor extend their growth ,upward. the ,matter with the Niagara grape bottom. Very soon.the entire,mass is .
should be appreciated.I When a bud, is made it will' bear' vine? Let us transpose this and ask, in motion, some rising and,others fall- a ,
I glad to note the timely article more oranges than a seedling. It, will What is the matter with the plantersof ing, till the jar: presents the appearance ;:
by Mr. Taber on the trifoliata as a therefore require less fertilizer to makea the Niagara grape vine ? of an active swarm of bees. ,
stock for citrus fruits, and more particularly :- certain number of oranges; becauseit Here in South Florida, especially in I But a greater: surprise awaits the ob. { y

the hardy orange Satsuma.It has,less top ,to support and less Orange county, 90' per cent of the server. In from two to five hours the .f
seems to me that the Satsuma moisture to take up. The oranges Niagara vineyards were planted on sweet but otherwise insipid contents "
might be made a source of income to will be of a regular quality and wiil l be low: flat-woods-result, short-lived, of the jar, will have been converted .: ;i '

many who are at their wit's end to I as good as the fruit from'the ,originaltree unhealthy vineyards. The; Niagarahas into'a. ,delicious, sparkling,drink, su- .:
know what to grow. for a money crop'!, There will be scarcely any not been grown in Florida for a perior'in flavor and refreshing qualiZ.o '.



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", w --
OOf9F9ooo00 r
ties to the artificial products of a thou-

sand dollar soda fountain.It .
To Cure

,may then be drawn off for imme- .......'. y AtdlvnceTo
diate use, or bottled and put on ice.

Should the operation be continued

longer than necessary to produce the The Earache 33 Ijrj

plant. wine, excellent vinegar will be (/

the result. New liquid can be put on ,/0 Boys I
(((( '
the plants after each operation, as f'f
increase in bulk and ))h
.!they constantly WIt'I
number. Any portion of them may dJViR.Jy)) & ,/1

be dried and kept for future use. '
.; J :z/
The cause of these strange move, .\ 1.I / \ ({ fi Saturate piece of cotton /

ments.and,chemical transformations is \\ P' ,- with Pain-Killer and place .fi c.

this: Each plant possesses the power _---. it in the ear. The pain will

; to convert sugar into carbonic acid quickly cease. To cure toothache f

gas and with this it inflates an internal :=. i ,place the cotton in the hollow

!sack. Thus rendered buoyant it risesto of the tooth, and bathe the face with

the surface, discharges its cargo of

gas'and returns to repeat the opera PAWKILLERThis Ir.r
tion. By the same process the entire 1.

liquid is completely permeated with

this natural carbonic acid gas, the good old remedy will cure any ache or pain

plant itself imparting an agreeable that ever attacked the old or young. Every household

flavor to the plant wine, a new crop of should have a bottle of Pain-Killer with which to meet

which it produces every few hours at such emergencies. Sold everywhere. The quantity has been

a cost of five cents per gallon. doubled but the price remains the same.

>ovoooc1cY--\() OO'

:', How Cocoanuts are Harvested.The .ussell
-. Sage
busy season on a cocoanut
." plantation is when the nuts ripen, Raspberries in Florida. The Mealy Bug. The great financier, gives the follow
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.I ing good advice to boys, which
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.
which they seem to do all at once, and
send you to-day a box containing parents might also read with profit:
every hand is engaged in gatheringand Until lately 1 had no certainty that "
Boys, to school as long
twigs of jasmine and peel of oranges go as you
conveying them with carts to the variety of raspberry would be
any infested with insects. The can, and remember every hour spent In ,
drying ground, which is always in worth planting in our State. And of also the have been orange thor- study In youryouth will be worth moneyto
trees jasmine
; close,proximity to the bungalow, so as the Southern kinds, growing after the twice with you In after life. Read good books;
r to be as'much as possible under the order of the "dewberry" or running oughly" sprayed "Thrip make yourself acquainted with history;
it has caused of
eye of the manager. blackberry I cannot speak with any Juice the ;leaves of the a great many study the progress of nations and tho

Here they are split in half, longitu- certainty.But orange treesto careers of men who have made
dinally, with an axe-a feat which is a friend sent me from the Westa drop, but you see it does not seem nations great.

dexterously performed with one blow few plants of the red berry, growingas to trouble the insect. Have you ever Study religion, science, statecraft

by the man appointed for this duty- do our berries. They were receivedlate seen it before? Hoping you may be and history. Learn to read

and then spread out to dry. The intense in the spring, set in moist groundand able to give us some information and Intelligently, so that you can turn to
also benefit others. practical use In after life the readingof
heat of the sun rapidly shrivels somewhat sheltered from the sun.

the kernel, which curls up into a ball l They not only grew, but sent up not a MRS. H. WELLS. your youth. Be sure you begin
Inverness, Citrus County. right. Do not waste time In
the size of your fist and detaches itself few new plants from the roots which This is reading
pronounced by Prof. P. H. trashy books.
from the shell. were ready this season to fruit. The Rolls, entomologist of the Experiment

This is now what is called copra," berries were plenty, of good size and Station, a variety of the mealy Mr. Sage further says :
and is shipped to the nearest point of rich in flavor.
bug (Dactylopius), which, though c 'm- 41
The who is
boy wanted In tho
in is
sacks where it either
There hundred
landing are now probably a
mon,,.does not often occur in sufficient business world of today must be
transported in bulk to Europe or more fresh plants rapidly growing. In fact,
numbers to do much damage. Your educated. I If his parents cannot afford to
generally made into oil the refuse- have to be cut back and
they severely
in this should
experience case teach give him a college or a high school
oil cake or "poonak"-being sold repeatedly. This puts the season of avoid unknown eduucation he
you to the cheap and must learn to study
locally for feed for cattle.-Frank fruiting later and the fruit is so desir-I
: "insecticides" which you do not see without the aid of a teacher,In the early
Leslie's Monthly. able, it matters little. A few berries advertised ir; THE FARMER AND FRUIT mornings before business begins, and

.----- ripened as late as the first of September. GROWER. Try one of the two stand In'the evenings after business,hours.It .
can no longer truthfully said that
Abuse of the Kieffer ards mentioned in our advertising col
'", So I am able to say from actual ex- kill the fin education is out of any one's
umns. They may not mealy
\. That much the perience that our State can producealso reach." .
maligned pear, bug itself, but will scarcely fail to destroy -
Kieffer-such a productive one, too, the delightful red raspberry of the the eggs and young insects. This Is the advice of a man'who 13

it is, and bears so young that it de North. --- .S- one of the most conspkuous business
successes of our time, and who has
serves the best culture and care- the
very Look at Jamaica Prices.If .
AN EXPERIENCE IN CABBAGE GROWING.A amassed one of the largest fortunes In
is spoiled in unskillful treatment of you wait till everybody begins to America. It cannot possibly be

the fruit. If the fruit is gathered piece of moist land and poor was ship, you can't expect to get good pricesfor charged that he is In the pay of THB
early and ripened in a cool cellar, selected. Ditches, say half a foot your oranges. It is not a question of ATLANTA CONSTJTUTJON and
; ,, yet
shaded or covered from the light, preferably deep, were made with a shovel. Into and their large being? yellow Nothing only smaller; are they than bright 226 these words given as the conviction of a

covered with blankets to keep the ditches half cured pea vines will sell well. We color them for you in life of unusual observation and

the fruit in the dark and as cool as were packed and then covered up. heated cellars, at no expense to you. experience advises, as strongly as words:
possible, it is fine in flavor and of the Before the buried vines had time to Sound Jamaica oranges are selling from can that you hasten to accept the offerof

most delicate colors. This method of rot the cabbage plants were put in. $3 to $4.50 per box. Why not put some The Constitution, and secure this

treatment applies to apples as well, for This was done by chopping the rot- into market at once? Liberal advances greatest of popular educators The
made if requested. For stencils, etc.,
if they are gathered and stored as ting bits of vines in two with an ax write to :[ Encyclopaedia Britannica.

pears are by those who understand and then putting the roots of the Tnos. R. TOWNS, The edition offered by The

., them, they will excel the fruit other- plants into the cuts. Jacksonville Fruit Auction Co. Constitution fills every requirement of
Mr. Sage's recipe for succes's. It Is tho
wise kept so much that one would There has been some oak ashes -
At a meeting called for the only edition that Is up to date. ,Who
the in the dark. purpose
not recognize variety scattered over the ground. The result -
will be without these books now,
Association of Flor-
a Poultry ,
N. Y. Times.
was about as fine cabbages as one
when Ten Cents will
a day secure
I ida, was organized at St. Petersburg,
meets with in the best gardens.W. them?
M. DAVIS. Fla., July 3oth, 1894. Mr. W. P.
r The amount of phosphate handledin Lake City Fla. Woodworth was elected president. Write 'for/PartiCuizzT

1 Florida during August was 16,000 Young G. Lee, vice-president, andI. ,l

tons, exceeding the prediction by Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder F. Overholt, secretary and treas 0

a 4,000 tons. I World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma. I urer.-South Florida Home. .

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Farmer Trucker count of the nature of the soil and
$ Northern
many potatoes<; in the mar- vigorous green, it completely fills the

surroundings.These ket. Plant only a few for home use gap; occasioned by the temporary sleepof

Farming Section of Lake County. farmers all over this region or a local market. For this purposeuse most other vegetation, during the
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower; H. O. Reeves', from Mr. Arnold's to Mr. Florida grown seed of last spring's fall, winter and spring months, growing -

and beyond, are self- crop, previously sprouted or greenedby on good land two three
' There is a little station in the scrubon supporting and or feet

the St. J. & L.. E. Ry., twelve noted, because it are is so worthy often said of being that shade.exposure Plant to whole the sun in partial high. It blooms and goes to seed in

miles from Astor, that has a most for- general farming will not in L potatoes unless May; when it completely dies down,
pay & they are very large; in this case cut root and branch
leaving on the
bidding and makes think ground
aspect, one The school will in few I
a into
open days two
he has about reached..the "fag end of with about 20 scholars and if or at most three pieces.. I a mass of leaves, vines and soft burs.
more Plant in furrows from
two to four It can be cut for
nothing. But first hay as early as Feb-
appearances are some do not let their
the inches
often deceptive, and if a visitor to this better of their good behavior.temper get deep, according to the den ruary or as late of April and still have
sity and moisture of the soilshal time to mature seed it
inhospitable spot will leave. the rail- as voluntarily
Sunday-school is held
Sunday lowest in the
every heaviest soil.
Drop a itself
reproduces from the
seed for
way, travel east and descend the in the school-house and divine any.
hill ser- potato every foot in the row, cover desired number of seasons after it is
slight on again rising the first of a vice whenever some minister will
lightly strew
pay some good commercial
once planted.If
of hills
range rolling extending, many them a visit.
miles to east and south-east, he will All along the route east from the row manure then, vegetable brand inch along the care is taken to pulverize the
cover an
or so
be agreeably surprised for here is the railroad are to be seen fine fields of. I Keep clean of weeds. land before planting-which may be

beginning of the farming section of Florida clover, and is done any time between July] and N 0-
every grove 2. Sandy loam is best, but sand
Lake county.I more or less seeded with it. In fact, it will give very good results if it is kept vember-there is no difficulty in get-
set this word ting a stand with little
farming over against is being recognized as the most profitable worked after heavy rains expense for
up or a
fruit growing because there are frosts thing to sow in the grove anywhere layer of mulching is strewn alongon seed, as from one to two bushels of

that are injurious to fruit trees more as, drawing its supplies largely the before the burs per acre sown brcadcast and
than in other places, but as you getaway from the atmosphere, when broken with Parth_ _._ they are covered lightly plowed or harowed in will be

from the railway and the scrub down and turned under it is a If H n for sufficient. Even less seed might do
very plant market of
you a spring
the danger from frost decreases very valuable fertilizer,' while at least near- course you must have a frostless place.In by checking the land three feet each
ranidlv. ly all the first growth may be taken this case discretion way, dropping a few burs in each
you may use
Here only two years ago, a Mr. J. off in August or early in Septemberfor about the time of planting your check and covering lightly.

M. Arnold, formerly proprietor of the hay, and the second crop broken time up to February i. But you must any Sowing the seed on prepared land

Madison House, Cincinnati, came. down and cut in. avoid planting when the ground is is the surest way of getting a start of

with his family, about bankrupted by We have not had as much rain in cold and damp from recent rains, else this clover, though some parties here

flood and disaster, and was informed August about Eustis as usual, and the the seed will rot before the sproutscan have succeeded in getting it to grow

that he would surely starve out in that distribution of pluvial favors has been get above the surface. If finely on Bermuda sod, where the J

place. He purchased land and a very partial. COR. plant as late as December or January you, seed had been sown, depending on
small neglected grove. To day, by Lake Co. the tramping of stock and the
... you can make use of Northern seed, beating
dint of hard -- 0-
work, he has a thrifty rains to bring it in
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder but do not cut the tubers. contact with the
grove, with promise of a fair soil.
crop; 40
We do know
World's Fair Highest Award. 3. rot of anyone
acres in Florida clover, looking splen- .
who has any considerable quantity of This clover will bear any amountof
did and thick
it so a dog could not get Planting* Potatoes in the Fall. Florida grown seed for sale. Almost grazing. I have grown it on a lot

through ; 30 acres in corn and peas Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: any one of the Jacksonville produce of less than two acres continuously

without(the corn yielded 40 bushels per acre* I. Will you kindly answer through dealers can furnish Northern seed in for the past\eleven seasons. ; and to this

any fertilizer), also about 25 your paper the most practicable way I winter. lot from five to ten head of horses and

acres of sweet potatoes.He of raising Irish potatoes in Florida, i .. cows have had'access during the year
some hogs penned and fat- the one generally used on a larges Yellow or Bur Clover. round, only taking them off when, it

tening and is ready to put up others Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: began to bloom; and with this heavy

and feed for fattening. He has feedso 2. Also the best kind of soil for We have growing in this localitythe grazing the crops have regularly im-
he fatten
can for market several them to grow in, and if planted for an California or yellow bur clover. proved.A .

head of cattle. A Guinea cow yieldshis early spring market, what month It was introudced into the South from neighbor has a lot of a few
family all the milk and butter acres
need. He has sold lumber they must they be planted in? California, twenty or thirty years ago. of this clover to which his horses and i

mill and located it and blacksmith to a saw 3.,. Do you know of any one who As it seems to be now fast gaining pop cattle have had access since it was |

a has one hundred bushels of good seed ularity I will give you a short descrip-- sown-about fifteen
his years ago-who
shop on or near lands and is raising
the of Rose potatoes ? tion of its growth, merits and the does not even take his stock off while

jealousy some by proposing A NORTHERN SUBSCRIBER.New manner of planting.It it is in bloom, and yet it is a valuable
to a relative to j
start a country store, York City. is an annual and especially a
near his place, so as tq form the nu i. We would not advise the planting winter ,I
cleus for a small settlement such of Irish plant. Springing up after the It grows well on prairie, clay or :
as in Florida
potatoes first fall
on a and
raIns making a rapid sandy soil Its beautiful .
could not exist the railroad green during .-
on on ac large scale in the fall .there ;
are too
; growth, carpeting the ground with a the winter months in yards or gar- .





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dens would _richly .repay as an orna I down by ,it until ready to eat again, The Apiary. of a honey of very valuable medicinal
ment. Poultry of all kinds are particularly and would not hunt for insects of any properties, there is but little doubt of.
f fond of it. A summer crop kind. They would get too fat if food quite an increase of income yet to be

can be raised on land occupied by was constantly by them, but we think Remarkable Yields of Honey. harvested. If these hopes are real-

this clover, and such summer cultivation not as fat as if they were fed every I r.I r. Health Found Among the Bees. ized the record will be one of whichour

.would be an improvement to the few hours, when one went into the Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: State may well be proud, as that
next clover crop, as turning under the yard. For pure' "hoggishness" in In looking over the first issue of a already:made is one of the largest that

heavy mulch after clover dies down, eating we think the hen will exceed new Florida paper, lately to hand, I this continent has ever known from a
adds to the fertility 'of the soil. Milch any swine we ever saw, and we have notice a quotation from the New Or- like number of colonies.As .

cows grazing on this clover yielU seen swine fattened by allowing themto leans Times-Democrat. In enumerating large as my yield has been,
rich yellow butter of a desirable : ,eat all they would, and then allow- the resources of Florida, among I however, it will be seen by the list .
flavor. All kinds of stock like it after ing pigs or store hogs to go in with other things it says:' "Then the bee II below that Mr. H. M. Mitchell's,

they become accustomed to ,it; and them, when they would go back and culture, which ,in, the perpetual sun from about half as many colonies,
whether it has any medicinal virtuesor' eat more, to keep the new comers shine of the Indian river district, with shows .a still larger average. His
not, it is a singular fact that in all from getting it. And we have seen a its teeming profusion of honey.yield- apiary is about a half mile from mine,

my experience with it, I have never dog go back to the dinner that he had ing ,blossoms, particularly the mangrove and he will be remembered by manyas
known an animal that had the benefitof no appetite for when told that if he : yields great quantities of honey a young man who commenced his
this clover during the winter to die did not eat it the cat should have it; for the Northern market. One bee bee keeping experience in my apiarysome

from any sickness or to show symp- and yet we think the hen will exceed keeper reports over 23,000 pounds of thirteen years ago, having come
toms at any time of being sick. them both. extracted honey for a single season, hereafter his Boston physician had
H. W. given him but about four months'
:k or eleven and a half, tons from 117
Oktibbeha Co.. Miss. Wheat is a very good poultry food, }hives." This, I think, refers to my lease of life. His wife was an invalid

as nearly every poultry raiser knows, crop just ten years ago when I started also and her days were about numbered -
Poultry.Edited but wheat screenings as sold in this the season with 88 colonies, took the ; so said the medical adviser. But
section is usually a more expensivefood amount of honey stated and increasedmy could either of these pill makers see

by E.W.AMSDEN Ormond, Fla. than sound wheat. It is light apiary to 117 colonies. their patients now and the fine orange
-- grain, chaff and foul seed, whish will That was a good record, and one grove, apiary and home, made by the
Poultry Points. not all be eaten by the fowl and upona ,that has called out many favorable hands of this doomed (?) couple,
farm introduce undesirable comments this section worth a snug sum and yielding a fine
Pine needles such be may upon as a honey
as can gath-
ered under tree the weeds. Good sound wheat is none producing country, but it pales before annual income, they would surely be
any pine or nee-
dles of spruce, fir and hemlock, make too good for good fowl, particularlywhen the records made here this season, not astonished, to say the least. But thisis

good materials, for hens' nests. Clean, as cheap as it is now, but one only by myself, but by several othersas a digression.The .

dry, and with a little of the resinous can sometimes find a shrunken wheat, I well. Though beekeepers, as a following is a list, though nota
odor, they pack well, and are not as or a scorched wheat, that is yet all class, are acknowledged to be excep- full one, of bee keepers from Port
.. apt to be scratched,out of the nest as solid grain, at much lower price than tionally honest, still, it is not uncom Orange to Oak Hill, by which it will
good flouring wheat that may be profitable mon for the veracity of those giving be seen that this narrow strip along a
are hay or straw, nor or they as good
harbors for vermin., .. to buy for feeding.The extremely large records of honey pro part of the east coast of Volusia
*, scorching which is done in duction to be called in question by county will this year show a yield of

Sometimes people* *laugh about hav- kiln drying damp wheat does not in-' some whose less fortunate location or about two hundred tons of honey,

ing "got'in the habit of eating," but jure it at all. Musty wheat is not want of skill make such extreme fig- part of it comb honey, enough to net
is it not possible that habit has something cheap at any price, as it is unwholesome. ures seem impossible to them. I be. the bee keepers over $20,000. No

to do with it, or at least with We should feel like prosecut- lieve, Mr. Editor, chat you, as well as inconsiderable sum to come 'in from
excessive eating. We were remindedof ing the man who fed it to our fowl, most of the horticulturists of this what has been a waste product up to

this by, seeing a flock of chickens at his own expense. State, know the writer well enough to within a few years in this State.W. .
put full confidence in the statement S. HART.
that had just been fed until it seemed *
they could eat no more, run "peep. A correspondent of the Farm and when I say that though compelled to Hawks Park.

ing" after the mistress of the poultry Fireside says he cured his chickens of sadly neglect my apiary, through be- LIST OF BEE KEEPERS AND THEIR CHOPS OP
yard as if half starved, nor would,they the gapes by blowing a charge of in- ing kept from home at the time when HONEY. (YIELD OF BEES WAS NOT

stop until ,she had fed them again, sect powder (pyrethrum) down the careful attention was most needed, KNOWN). -
when they picked up a few grains and throat into the lungs with the insect my 116 colonies have this year givenme '
went away, only to do the same th.nga powder bellows. It killed the wormsas over 41,000 pounds of extracted No, of Colonies. Lbs.of Honey
half hour later, although wheat was it does the cabbage worm. honey that filled 101 barrels, said to E. A. Marsh. .100 30.500
then the hold forty gallons each, but falling a Tom Adams 24,000
on ground. They to *
# little short of that capacity. This E. Clinton .
associate the idea of food with her
If the White Holland turkey has -. -. Goodrich
coming, as the laborer does with the been so bred that it is as hardy as 'the. makes an average of about 3537f lbs. H. S. Bunker. 8 (010
sounding of the noonday whistle. If other breeds it would make to the colony for all, good, bad and E. G. Hewlett. 4,455
they had been trained the idea of an excellent I indifferent, not counting a half barrel John Olson 12,150()
cross to use upon them, as it is C. W. Barber 15,000
that came from the sun wax extractor
food at the sound of the wh'istle
factory a rather rapid-growing turkey, and 0. O.Poppleton 22,000
and enough more to make 2 J4 barrelsof
they would manage to be or appear while smaller than the bronze, it is -. -. :Moore .. 57 12,000
to be hungry at that time. We and dresses out hand vinegar, the weight of which I do John Abbott. 0,200
very not know. Besides this I have taken E. M. Storer 275 combhoney
have no doubt that poultry or animalscan That is such bird is ((2000 "
somely. just a as
about $100.00 worth of as fine wax as ) 42,000
be than
made to eat more
they popular in our markets now, and at the world can show.I A. F. Brown. .208 ((9000 incomb
need, more than they can digest and eight to twelve pounds weight will sell ) 42,000
keep one good colony on scalesall
therefore more than is wholesome for at a higher price than a fifteen to J. P. Turner. *14. increased
them, by irregular feeding, just as twenty five pound bird. One trouble the time and weigh it one or more 'to 50, 1,325
surely as mankind can. times each day. Its highest yield in A. S. Brown 200
them has been that in-
they were one day was sixteen pounds, and the Chas. Alden 750
bred and bred for purity of feather, W. P. Wilkinson. 19 '' 5,200
for the flow
summer /
aggregate 554
Have regular hours for giving food, until the young poults were not hardy, W. S. Hart .116 41,000H.
or keep it constantly by them and nor the hens very prolific. Now that pounds. It now weighs 131 lbs., so W. Mitchell 57 21.465
allow them to eat when they desire it. have become this you see it is well provisioned for the K. S. Nelson .
they more common fall honey drouth, that usually lasts R. S. Sheldon .
We have found the latter plan work
fault be removed careful breed-
may by .J.Y. Detwiler .Started with 12
until the middle of September. I am ,
well with Black
very Leghorns, Span- ing. One cross of them alternatingwith or 15 colonies;
satisfied that I have three colonies
ish and other active foraging fowls a cross of Bronze should make got little honey.
when allowed 'to run at large. If insects I birds large enough for profitable mar- that have given me 600 lbs. each this H. Luthge . 18 5,000
and weed seeds were abundant keting.-Am. Cultivator. season. I C. Jones .. 45((300 in co'b) 10,400

they required but little at the trough, I All of my bees have a good supplyof -. -. Longstreet. -
T. G. Lindberg 6 575
and *ate no more than they needed. :For DyspepsiaUse honey in the hives, but there is un I H. H. Robinson 60 12,000

They never were too fat unless in a Horgford'g Acid Phosphate, usually good promise for a liberal J. C. Weld .
"grasshopper season," when it did Dr. F. H. WELTY, Hamilton, Va.,says: flow this fall, not only from the many J. B. Case .'. 50 (run wholy
seem that they ate too much, because "I have tried it frequently, and always flowers that bloom at that time, but .. for honey,
they could not resist the temptation with the most satisfactory results. Nothing from the saw palmetto berries as well.I many nuclei
is equal to it for treatment of dyspepsia for queen
to'catch and swallow all they saw. and the various complications result-- have never known so large a crop breeding) 19,000,
Brahmas and Cochins would, how- ing from disorders originating: in the of the latter as at present, andas P. Johnson .. .'.. 78 16,000:
ever, eat at the trough, and then sit stomach. I consider it invaluable. when ripe, they yield abundantly -. McIntire .\





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/ State News. Our Waterproof Paint for Cloth. Awarded r 4":
Rural Home. .
f' ...
# "- Mix 3 pounds of,pulverized, English Highest Honors.-':'WorJd'.1WIj\; j

As long as the splendid gamblingwith Edited by MINNIE GILMORE HILLS, l ochre with boiled oil, add 34'lb. DR.] : :,
oranges, pineapples and truck is St. Thomas. Fla paint. Dissolve about half an ".'
open to Floridians'they will not bother -- ounce of yellow soap in a little! hot
much with the coarse haired sisal water, and mix it with the paint while "
Sleep. '
fiber. They will leave that{Q;'conchs hot. 'Lay this on the canvas or cloth, KE
and greasers. Oh, come, angel of sleep, and breathe on as stiff'as can be done with a brush, .4.
my spirit now; so as to form a smooth surface. Two
The orange growers of Ormond'met Breathe on the eyes that weep, smooth days after lay on a second coat of the
,- at the school house last Saturday out the troubled brow; ochre and black. Allow this to dry CREAMBAKING
night and organized as; one of the With velvety fingers pressed, one day, then finish with black
Oh, come to me, spirit of rest-
branches of the Florida Fruit and
Angel of sleep. paint. (Said to be excellent.)
Vegetable Growers Union. THe following :
officers were, elected'.: Jas. Oh,come, angel of sleep, and fan me with
Carnell, president ; J. A. Bostrom, thy wing; A Home Made Drink.For .

vice president ; Chas. McNary, secre- With silent odors footstep cling creep. while poppy Our Rural Home. :POWDER '.

tary and treasurer., The meeting was Unto thy healing breath- Please read carefully "A Home
well attended, and those present were I. Oh, sister-twin of Death- Made Drink "
column 2, page MOST PERFECT MADE
enthusiastic. There will be another Angel of sleep. 573 ;
: issue of September 8, 1894. There is A Cream of-Tartar Powder.,
meeting at the same 'place next Satur; pure Grape "Pry
Oh, come, angel of sleep, and bear evidently a mistake.
day 'night, September 15.-Coast Ga tar from Ammonia, Alum,! ,or any other adulterant
away. \y2 pounds sugar, ra pint clear '
zette. O'er lethe's waters, deep, far from the lemon
juice, i ounce honey, i34
The late Florida railroad land of day;
ounces of bruised
Into.tby[ region of rest ginger root to 3
filed Reminiscence of the :Everglades.Mr. .
a complaint with the Inter.
Into[ oblivion blest- pints of water, would be .rather a
state against the S., F. &: W..,R'y and Angel of sleep. sweet, sour and hot dose. It seemsto J. 'E. Ingraham, of? ,the East

other connecting. lines, and the Clyde MINNIE GILMORE MILLS. me the final addition of water in Coast Railroad, may well be called
dteamsnip Line, 101; overcharges on -..-. .- quantity, has been left out, as it would the pathfinder of Florida. In 1892,
,.oranges to the Eastern cities. The ,not take many bottles to hcld these with a party of twenty-one men he
Interstate The Influence of the Soil on Ani- crossed the but has always
commission took up the named ingredients; and it also strikes great swamp, -
matter promptly, and ordered a re- mals and Men. m'e that a large family would refused to give to ,the press any
For Odr Rural Home: get of the particulars of ,his
bate of perilous
5 to 10 cts. per box-, but the through the whole before it could be jour-
decree was a dead letter, as there were Reading some of your observationson bottled, or if this was done about ney. To a representative of the In-
no named shippers in ,the complaintto the influence exerted by diet on two or three good drinks would finishit. dian River Advocate, he gave a few

'rebate to. This, however, may mankind, has set me to thinking on I H, W. O. MARGARY.Eustis outline facts which are of interest :
yet be satisfactorily arranged, as the the effect which a rich or a poor soil I Fla. As a matter of fact, the Everglades

suits instituted by the late railroad has on the inhabitants.'Tis proper disclose an entire absence of -
commission remain in full force; as I not a matter of accident that animal or even insect life, and, the un-
understand it.-.Capt. F. A. Hendry the people of the little island of Great Ants.A broken stillness which hangs palllikeover

in Tropical News.A Britain rule so large a part of the subscriber in Lemon City asks, the venturesome explorer, is one
world.I "what can be done to rid the houseof of the most depressing experiences to the Titusville Star says was thinking of this eighteen years ants?" be encountered.The .

F of the Royal Poinciana hotel grounds: ago, when I went North on the At. Several things, one of which is journey from Fort Myers to
One thing is evident to all who would lantic Coast Line to Norfolk, Va. thorough fumigation with sulphur, described Fort Shackelford was comparativelyeasy.
give the matter a thought that the services Through most parts of the Carolinasand in our columns some weeks From Fort Shackelford to 'the

of a landscape gardener in lay Georgia the road runs through a ago. Carefully remove all rotten wood head waters of the Miami river-about

ing out the grounds would be the best poor, sandy soil; the men looked lank posts, etc., from under the house. 70 miles-occupied 21 days. In_spite
investment the hotel managementcould and lean. They drove small, lean Search for their burrows and pour of every effort-the party, consistingof
make. Everything is going on ponies, and the few cattle in sight boiling water into them. After cut. 2 I picked men-made a little over

in a haphazard way'without ;any eye were small and poorly fed. Near ting out all rotten_ places in the wooden three miles a day. It was estimatedthat

to the harmonious'whole and one of Goldsboro, N. C., we passed througha work, paint everything with hot a man. could. travel at least' five

the grandest opportunities on the section having a better soil. The coal tar. or.. carbolineum. Observe miles" a day in any country, and pro-
American continent to, construct and I men looked plump, hearty and con- great cleanliness about- the premises; visions were given out accordingly; but

layout a garden park perfectly beau i.tented.. They,.. drove fat horses to good leave nothing exposed to entice them. rations were cut down from time to time
tiful is being ruthlessly thrown aside ouggies. une couia- see mat- few- naa- Keep all food in safes with the legs until it became necessary 'to eat ,buzzard .

and thousands of dollars are being ever f found it necessary to'give a lien made long and standing in bowls of crane and alligator meat; and had
.,ing spent to as little purpose as if the on their crops as soon as they were water covered with a film of kerosene, the journey lasted but a few days

hotel had been built without an architect's planted. On two occasions a partyof renewed as often as necessary. Theycan longer it is doubtful if ,any had sur-
plan to build by. young people came on board the be starved and scalded out. vived to tell the tale. The route lay

West Palm Beach is a thriving town cars and we.soon found out they were -.. .- through saw-grass and water, from
and with a large ice factory, a good no.piney i woods crackers. They took Moths.It six inches to ten feet deep, with occa-
market, several miles of shelled streets possession of the cars; they were sion little willow islands on which the

in course of construction,,not to mention ? brimming over with fun, frolic and frequently happens that in spiteof nightly camps were made, among
a fair ,supply of bug ''juice, i it mischief, and one and all seemed very care moths are discovered in the buzzard roosts and mud, where the
would seem that all who settle there certain that "life was worth living." middle of summer in trunks or clos- tired out wanderers threw themselves

,may enjoy the comforts of any civili: It did this old dyspeptic good to see so ets supposed to have been so impreg down to sleep, regardless of,their sur-

zation they have ever been used tOi much \life, health and .strength, andI, nated with preventives that their en- roundings; and pillowed their headson
and that the tastes alike' of-s'' ints'and I thought that if the cotton States had trance would have been impossible. a bunch of saw-grass.

sinners may be ,gratified in this cosmopolitan ,been, peopled entirely by such people : They hide in the crevices, and many The Indians had ,predicted their
village. Steamers and and they"had been united' in opposition attempts to dislodge them are futile.A utter failure to cross on the line pro-

.sailboats are ready at all times to to the general goverment, simple and effectual plan is to heat jected, and their appearance at the
ferry ,you across the lake for 10 centsand Grant's and Sherman's campaigns stove lids or an iron shovel red hot, headwaters of the Miami river was a

an interesting day can be full}' would have'been utter failures. pour vinegar upon the iron, and lethe t surprise to,the nativ 4S. ,Starved nearly
occupied in viewing the work already; Old ,Sam Johnson said oats was a fumes penetrate the cracks which, to death, with four of the party
accomplished and in course of construction grain that Englishmen fed to their could not be reached with ''a powder utterly disabled, almost without

in and around the' large horses, in Scotland it was fed to men. gun. Moths are particularly fond of clothes and with nine-tenths of their

hotel. Planting, grading, ,filling and The answer was, where do you find new plaster, and the' settling of the original outfit thrown away !in the
draining keep a large force busy .scat such men and such horses ? walls of new houses affords them num Everglades, to reduce the 'weight _of

tering around .from the lake front to M. CHESEBRO. berless" hiding places which cannot their equipment to the lowest possible

the ocean beach on a tract of what Plummers, Fla. well"be reached except by fumigation. notch, their appearance and feelingsmay
appears to be about eighty acres i in Our cockroaches Burning sulphur is excellent 'for':ride be. better imagined than de
bedbugs, th walls of '
ding '
any sort vermin but
extent and the: ; scribed.
; weekly roll eventhese
pay : ants eat the cockroaches and the
the fumes of this
i.t dull days, must run into four: 'skeeters' eat us all.-West Palm are .objectionable to The mode of travel was dragging a
figures.Titusville Star. Beach Gazetteer. many, and they do not pass off so flat bottomed skiff,containing rations,
I quickly as those of vinegar. tools and'arms, through and over the

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"," with the, help of the Indians, who Good Florida Recipes. nasturtium flourishes well in Florida

: ;;. _. ... .0" have a great respect for him now, he For Our Rural Home. gardens. .? _
cup sugar,
might accomplish it with SWEET POTATO PONE-Grate raw sweet
eggs,whites and yolks beaten separately,1-
.! r.iJ- less discomfort. potatoes' ((2 large, or 4 small ones)., Beat cup of water,1' pint'flour, 1 heaping tea-
;J 3} until light, add a teaspoonfulof l
eggs very spoonful,of baking powder. Beat suwu-
spice,of any kind desired-cinnamon and yolks to'a cream, add the other ingredients -
Pie. -
A Famous Pot '
or nutmeg, or both-a teaspoonful 'baking -
1 MA I and lastly the whites of eggs.
A. Colonel William Bunn, editor of the' powder, pinch of salt, a teacup'of Bake in two layers. Spread a layer of
Philadelphia 'Sunday Transcript, ex- sugaror thick Florida syrup). Beat'4n grated pineapple, sprinkled with sugar,
the; gratedpotato,:' until, the mass, is as between.
Idaho and chief wit of
Governor of
thicK cake hatter. Butter
as ordinary a . ,
grateful the Clover Club, has invented 'a pot- bread 'pan, and bake as any other cake. If You.Are Short.If .

pie he makes this way : He has it GUAVA JELLY Take ripe guavas; cookin IOU have'our.stencil and your fruitis

Mother"endorses made in a deep pan, lined bottom and a little water; strain as for any other bright and as'large as 176 to 226, ask

sides with a light crust. Into, this he jelly. To one cup of juice add f cup of no questions,.but, begin at once to ship.

a puts two tender young chickens, two sugar, boil until the mass will jelly. If Green Jamaicas.are coming in,-and selling -

remedy her son,is taking dozen fat reed birds, two dozen frbgs' allowed to dripand the pulp not squeezed at splendid-prices. If you(are ;,a ]little -
the; jelly will be of a beautiful, pale amber short, say'so, and we wIll send ,you a
for MALARIA.! We, do legs, one dozen small clams and a few color. check the day your fruit reaches us.Prompt .

i not know her and she pieces of fresh bacon chopped fine, Put up in small glasses. The old returns and fair treatment to all

writes of her own accord with potatoes and small onions, all method of placing paper wet: in brandy or are what have built our business to be

to praiseBrown's spiced well with black pepper and salt. good whisky over the top is my way,of the second in. 'Florida. .
keeping,off mould. ,Over this ,tie ,.
paper -THOS R. TOWNS, Mgr,
Of course the chickens and potatoesare of cloth unless the
\ : firmly a piece : jelly Jacksonville Fruit Auction Co.
parboiled. The pot-pie has just glasses have covers. ..... -
of in it cook and Jellies should if possible be made on -
enough water to '
Mrs. 'V. F; Mercs Mrs. S. D. Kendall
: -
: t Iron Bitters. blend its ingredients. The dish is a clear, sunny day, particularly 'th'e-
i more delicate kinds. and1:the editor'swifehave: : 'recent-

cooked slowly-permitted to simmer, use.melted paraffinewhich( ly "put down" or: "put up," as
The letter is dated July 17 you
4 in fact until it is done. beforeit
1894-just'the other day- Just becomes a hard cake)xto cover jellies. like it, some .of. the genuine citron of
is done it is taken out of the oven FLORIDA FISH BALLS-Have soaked a'
Washington, D. C. ; commerce from fruit raised on the
. My son and its top is covered with a light small, salt mullet (or better still,'use ;a Sammons place! across the bayou.
Then it is in fresh Boil two mediull.siisweet'
is flakey crust. replaced one) !
Brown's Iron
taking Meres the first
f' Mrs. experiment
was ,
the until the is potatoes, peel off the skin, and
.Bitters for dangerous oven top crust a light ,
and she.. successful that her
Malaria: mash. Boil the fish-a_ few, minutes will was so
and ithas dono brown.
.. him a'great, deal of good -- ., suffice-pick' out the bones, which ,Is not: neighbors.had_ to try'also' ; and, throughher

.j :MRS.MAUY LEACH, Suggestions About Milking.The !I at all difficult, and shred -into bits, then directions, came out .quite as suc-
911 Grant Ave.,NW. mix well_with the triashe"dpot to, season cessful. 'We have seen and tasted their
with and salt needed.' Make into
two hind invariably pepper
quarters fruit also cake made with it in and
roll in and in hot lard ,
balls flour
: Perhaps you suffering- contain more milk than the two forequarters '
do not hesitate that-it
(or cottolene). we say .equals,
from, the disease milker'who '
same consequently a if not citron of
\ .10REOIPDS. surpasses, any com-
milks on the right side has more workto
have 'sale in
In buying look for crossed merce we 'everseen on
Red Lines on wrapper. do with his left hand than his right. -'Hence '
our, a new, ,industry
This would be well enough if all "KIPPERED" MULLET-(a la EnglishSalmon.rSplit
BROWN CHEM. CO., BALTO.. MO. ) ,the fish down the ,back,' confronts' our people. ,Quite an
milkers were left handed, but unfor- I take out the backbone, remove ;the inside amount_ of citron -is raised on this peninsula -

tunately the rule is the other way. and the'roe,' scale, 'wash 'and /wipe: and, .in. a few years, by planting -

:vi The right hand and arm being stronger the fish clean' and dry. Make; mixture i and budding ,now, many more

the milker on the left side is better of equal portions' of salt, ground pepper trees can ,be 'J brought to bearing, and
and brown Rub this ,well in'th'efish '
able also to guard against the actionof sugar.
f inthis the preparation of citron:of commercecan
and remain, ?, picklefor
a restless cow, or one that is inclined be made industry and one
t"or three daysnaccording ,to size. a great ,
to raise her hind foot. After this press it, keeping it flat between that will,pay well.-West Coast Truth.Mr..Longley .

saw-grass. A piece of oak was placed There is no communication. between. two"stones, or other hard'substanc,in]a .
the milk of fore cool place,4hen hang in the ,sun' to dry. -- -
under the stern of the boat and from glands one quarter
of Seminole has
this it besmoked. large
between Having passed stage may
and the other
the ends of this knotted or one
a rope was on fire sea-weed .and sawdust of which he cannot
.over of quantities guavas'
hind and the other but thereis [
each side. Two men in advance led quarter it
or hung over the fire-placeor; use and feeds them to his mulesahalf
each the end of between the fore and hind, quarterson rubbed with
taking a rope ,and may be over pyroligneousacid. bushel .at._a time.
broke'down the saw grass, followed by the same side. This would indicate ,
that should milk side ToiPREPAttE: FOR UBE THE ;REMAINS OF
the others on each side, taking the !. one one at <
intervals a time but it is a common, t thingto
ropes at by handles spliced very n-Free) the fish from skin and bone, ,
into them. see a milker do the opposite, and and'pOund it into a paste in a mortar, adding -

.. The Indians refused all assistance, milk the fore quarters and the hindquarters ( a little at a time of .clarified butter, .

and pulled up all marks left by the explorers separate, or even milk the a little salt, cayenne,pepper and powdered for yourWAGONS.:
,and while showing no hostility, teats diagonally. We frequently see<: mace (though nceri1ay I prefer be nutmega added. ) little, .,

would doubtless have preferred I to see cows with udders unevenly balanced,; anchovy'When,the fish'is nicely moist, pleasantly .Any six! *you want SB

the expedition perish. The Evergladesare caused by careless milking; that is,, l flavored; and perfectly smooth, press I I toM to8in.widhub in.hJah. Tires to!

frequently crossed ,by the red men, udders larger on one side, than,on the, it into small jars and pour over it clear "fit'any axle. .Saye.C .:

but on :what are known as canoe trails, other. This;is chiefly caused and aggravated fled.butter' to the thickness of an inch. wt many to hare times yet in
the smaller'' side, Put it in a cool place for twelve hours a tenon -
which afford open paddling'water un by milking cl low wheels t i fit
and it will be ready for'the table, or the for hJ.D1m.IlaID. .
first in it remedied
encumbered maybe
by saw-grass. These ; manycases picnic lunch.NASTURTIUM. fodder mangy

trails are, however, so circuitous as by,pursuing;the opposite course. PODS PICKLED.-Gather- tin boat.&e.Cur' Address of ..

';not to,serve; the purpose which Mr. In milking think it is essential 'totake.hold the pods when they are quite young and!!: '&JIPUlE MFG.'CO., r ri'U

;Ingraham desired; and, so far as is of the,teat as near,the pointas : as;soft as green peas Leave .,them.In. +
,. excite the' water slightly salted till ,next_day. ,..then
known. the Ingraham party is the only possible, so as to .nerve -- -

,record of white men going from coast : that.runs from the> point ,to the milk put Into, 'To bottlesand each, coyer with add cold half vinegar a- BrctiUv RcdJUld..ESTABLISHED. Eugene 1871 B. RedJUld.

to coast through the Everglades, glands, and the more this nerve is, excited spoonful of salt, :1.bott1e' very'smallred 1. REDFIELD & SON,

though others have claimed to have! by manipulation the greater ,the. peppers,-;ia few chips'of horse radish,

done,so.The .' success of the milker, especially; in two or three cloves, (with leaves of tar- Commission MerchantsAMD'
,]if at hand). As each bottle is
Times Democrat milking cows that are rich milkers.: ragon ;
expedition -
newspaper cork it for next
filled seal securely
sOwidely written That this'is most essential I firmly be-, '
,up planted year's use. Half a tumbler of these Fruit Auctioneers
''stakes at'the furthest point,'to which' lieve ,and for that reason doubt the pickled seeds, previously dried and ,

/they penetrated he/'glades, ,and this' possibility of ever producing a successful chopped, may be added to sauce formutton : 141;;Do all fc Streetf kinds,of Philadelphia Fruits and Vegetables,Ja. ,
point was. ,passed by Mr. Ingrahamthe .milking machine that does not either melted butter or a gravy, sent either We at private sale(which';has heretofore been
first day out. closely imitate the mechanical .action to thetable; in a separate'dish or pouredover added t )or by the auction system desire.(recently
the meat.NASTURTIUM. our business)as you may
It will be something,more than love of the-mouth of the calf or.that of-the Vr n o u .Take- freshly

of adventure that will tempt Mr. In- human hand.John Boyd, in Hoard's I gathered flowers,put'in a bottle and cover IFRUIT: TR ES.

graham to make this trip again. He Dairyman. with strong vinegar,.(adding garlic or on; -

there isn't gold enough ,in existence : *.. ion if.liked)..Cork the bottle securely, and '" SOUTHERN 'ORCHARDS.Write .
says This is the first summer,it has been let it stand two or three months.. Strain ', .- >
to tempt him, to make it under possible to oranges in "New before using"on_table.? This is said( to be t'' for Catalogue and price list.'

the same conditions;. though doubt- York,' but during the hot season there-has farorite vinegar with epicures, and is .' JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,

less with his experience gained and been an abundance of' them. certainly very easily obtained. The ThomasTllle- .., Oa.;

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TERMS OF: SUBSCRIPTION The Commission Merchant. t

For One Year...<...............:..........12.00 ers will be a minus quantity. An as- Selling Green Oranges.
For Six Months........................ S.' ... 1.00 This Journal, under the present sociation sufficiently: powerful to
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 management, has steadfastly and con- guarantee the shipper against losses An unripe orange full of raw acid,
SySubscriptions in all cases cash in or "sw etIy mawkish and
sistently upheld the Florida Fruit Ex- and overcharges and smoothly
advance. No discount allowed on one's sufficiently dull," is a tolerably piece of
subscription( in a club), but to change, an association composed of cognizant of minute details to be ableto poor:

all agents a liberal cash commission will thegrowers themselves, selling fruiton route to the best advantage every property. The buyer who tastes it is

he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby the commission principle by the day every carload that leaves the not likely to crave a second one.

them. Write for terms. auction.method. It has rendered in- State, can secure the better But that he will condemn the whole
To every new subscriber we will send, grower world of and determine
calculable service oranges neverto
to the Florida prices than he himself
growers can
postpaid, a of Whitner's "Garden- selling at invest
copy in another
ing in Florida.". For two new sub and will continue to do so, though his own home, simply because tele that one during life or

scribers; at $2.00 each, we will .send, neither this nor any other agency will graphing costs less than traveling.In season is a proposition so absurd

postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange ever be able wholly to eliminate mis other words, the result of the intervention that merely to state it is to secure its

Culture." takes from the operations of trade and of being 'laughed out of countenance.The .
an organization with ,
Rates of advertising on application. few Florida
Remittances should be made by check, satisfy everybody. such colossal powers and only less oranges are
shipped North
The has likewise theJackonville than prematurely, full of raw
postal note money order or registered paper upheld omniscient vision will be the re-
and vile
letter to order of Fruit Auction Company, duction of the number of commission acid, deceive nobody. They
-- do not penetrate to the backwoods
FARMER AND home to
FRUITGROWER a )organization operating on'substantially men dealing in ,Florida from
Jacksonville, Fla. the same -principle and thousands down to hundreds products be sold to gudgeons. They are bought
method as above, but seeking to createa or .two in each city. All others say would chiefly by people who know what an

NOTICE distinctly home market, a market perforce have to become purchasers orange is and who likewise know what

within the State. Both of ,these in- either here or in the vicinity of the, they want. The idea that these few

If you receive. copy of this stitutions primarily encourage the Northern agencies.The grass-green oranges shipped out of

\ paper which you did not order, growers. to sell, if .possible, in the day of an organization with the State in September and October

consider it an invitation to sub- such
grove. such almost produce a vast effect in souring
scribe. If do not want it superhuman powers andvision the National
you stomach
as to cause the
The new organization is remote in the
the Fruit future.
i There -
kindly hand it to a, neighbor. i profound depression in which
r prices
and Vegetable Growers Association, I are many growers of many minds and is chronic

CONTENTS5GROVK also l has our cordial support for whatit ten times as many dealers, all of one November every year about the last of
) promises and hopes to become. If mind-to catch a bargain. or of December, is
AND OIt.CHAlt.D-CottOtJy Cushion it shall too ridiculous for a moment's consid--
one day become so well There
Scale: Le Conte Pear in Polk County; organ- are honorable commission eration. It is the glut that does the
TheFig. 595 ized and so potential as to grasp the merchants and there are dishonorable. mischief. It is the
The Satsuma in Jefferson County; Budded entire fruit and vegetable industry While this enormous over-
Trees; Citrus Fruits of Brazil; Proper'' ; proposed organization-one loading of the National stomach in
Soil for Vineyards; Curious Plants of consolidating, hastening or restraining or more of them-is coming into exist
Florida...... November instead of the slight sour-,
595 shipments on the one hand
organiz- ence and 'into
; getting
How Cocoanuts play its vast ing of it in
are Harvested; Abuse of the pow- September and October. ,
Kiefler; Raspberries in Florida; The ing, controlling and protecting saleson ers to do its work-that is, to bar out Two of
Mealy Bug.'..,. the other the most elegant and high
597 ; ; guaranteeing all shippers and keep out the dishonest
priced fruit stands in
FARMER AND TRUCKER Sectionof Jacksonville had
loss .
against and fraud it will indeed THE FARMER
Lake County; Planting Potatoes in the AND FRUIT GROWER
Fall; Yellow or Bur Clover.............. 598 be one of the most beneficent purposes to assist with all its grass green oranges on sale a few
POULTRY-Poultry Points ... 599Al"IAR. human agencies in the world. this work. might weeks ago. They went off without
good The
.Remarkable Yields of Honey 599 Underlying all these paper will continue : any trouble and the proprietors have
OUR RURAL HOME Angel of Sleep; In organizationsand as heretofore, to use every effort ordered more
fluence of Soil on Animals and Men; all others that will ever arise for to' put down rascality under the were not as
Waterproof Paint for Cloth; A Homemade the sale of Florida ; specious "sweet as honey, as blandly repre-
produce will
Drink ; Ants; Moths; Reminis garb of a brass stencil and a sented but
cence of the Everglades. 600 always be found the cardinal princi- gilded letter head. It will they were not as sour as a
A Famous Pot Pie; Suggestions About Milk ple of sale commission. put sour annle-tree. There' are' no tourists .
ing Good Florida on With a every: effort to direct its friends --
; Recipes. 601 .','- on the in Jacksonville to be made
EDITORIAL-' State Crop Report; The Commission thousand miles between most of the right track, to inform them of sound of. These gud-
Merchant; Selling Green Oranges producers and consumers it cannot geons oranges were bought
.. It has a list workedup
602 be otherwise. by citizens of the metropolis of the
Markets; Crop Notes; Rice and Cane at Xis.slmmee. The farmer's marKet in previous years, of "shady" men,
greatest State in
603 wagon does not exist in Florida orange America,
and and of firms who
Our St.Louis Letter; Markets.............. 604 never will. For all are good to let alone. who know what they want in that '
Greenbacks Not Fiat Money.. 605 paid-up subscribers it will, at line. The proprietor said he often

Weather and Crops; Business Notices; Avocado The wise grower in this State will any time, give the standing of any sold oranges which were "real
Pear 606 follow the advice of the best businessman house in the United States and Cana- squeal-
ing sour. He added "I
of whom the Bible informs us, da. For a few postage stamps, simply they know what they want: them suppose for.

Weather in Jacksonville. who said: "This one thing I do. enough to pay a clerk for copying, it They make preserves of them for

.' .. V. .1. =' He will grow the produce and let'another will!_furnish! a list of reputable houses. thing." one

DA TK. a cd a a =, 'oS 0 bo a s Hai man sell it, unless, indeed he is We will go further.: If any sub- There are a

00, GO =s !:: a ::a so fortunate as to sell it and receive scriber can prove by satisfactory evi great many people in
- -- -- -- M8a the cash at his home. dence that he has Florida who eat apples, and who know .
Sept. II......... 80 own been swindled by
........ 92 7S 17 B4 ,0.00 what a vapid thing 'the first
Sept. 12. 81 80 early
apples -
90 7J 82 The anybody in
17 0.00 s at-home our columns
Sept. 13......... 81 88 principle the best Yet
Sept. 14......... 77 77 86, 7J IJ 14', 80 0.02 of all for a great majority of small we will refund him the money he they buy them year after
Sept. r5......... 81 7S 87 7J 80 I.OS year, a paper sackful at a time
16 ...... 14 1.02 growers. if-which is im per-
Sept 80 86 exceedingly
77' lost.We
71 IS 78 0.78 haps, simply because
Sept.17__.;. .. they are the first.
78 80
77 71 76 portant-there still
9 0.29I some organization or i go further. If any And the fact that
they are
\ can ... 790780 S7.0 73 0 -13.0 80.0- -..tt6 agency which will so keep trace of! subscriber of THE FARMER AND vapid does not hinder them wretchedly in the least .

-Total rab1fall. these,spot'sales as to regulate the distribution FRUIT GROWER can prove to us that from
buying by the half bushel
E. It: DEMAIN, Observer as soon
of the he has been
crop throughout the deliberately misled .
by as they get really good and ripe. And
entire country, thereby preventing excessive any commission house, by any of the the people of the North
-The report of .the Riverside, Fruit shipments to numerous tricks which keep shipping
: : any one point at rascals knowso this insipid fruit down here
Exchange shows that year after
1,495 carloadsof anyone time. There will season well-misquoting the markets
year, just as soon
oranges were shipped the be numbers of cash in as they can get it off
past season buyers the,State, urging shipments without giving any the trees in a condition that will hJ,1
for which $401,300 net '! and l to "careful --- -----
ceived. This was re many and conservative. returns I..' .. to go by_ falsely_ alleging "bad it together for a quick ride South.
would be 89 center 'growers they will ever be welcome order, over- for
box. .. cnarges drayage, etc. They do it because they make

visitors, assuring them a nxed, it small, -we will, upon satisfactory evidence, out of it, and they evidently do money
return for their produce. Their publish the firm not
offers as a warning to believe that
State Crop Report. they hurt the main
will always moderate others.
they trade of the
The Florida crop report,as prepared must have a margin for risks, and compensation We have more than once helpedour by so doing.P. .
for the Monthly'' Bulletin by the State S. Since the above
for their personal expenses subscribers to collect dues from was pennedwe
agricultural department, gives the fol! and time.A houses that are '"slow and have received a letter from a promi--
lowing as the prospective yield of the pay, we nent New York house saying "Tell
rigidly systematized and regulated shall render them this service whenever :
various crops in Florida, as compared I distribution of the crop through possible.In your people to keep back their green

with same month last year : agencies will, in, the end, yield .the short, the paper will have as its the lemons and green oranges, especially

Upland cotton, 90; Sea Island cot- growers the highest returns and redeem motto never to be afaid of doing too latter. We have a car load of

ton, 91; sugar-cane, 100; field peas, the consignment system from much for its friends.Buckingham Florida oranges on the dock, as greenas

97; rice, 99; sweet potatoes, 101; pea- its present reproach, because the grass, and" don't know what to do

nuts, 99; oranges, 83; lemons, 91; risks (as at rresent with the Fruit Exchange has the with them.

limes, 93; graDe.fruit, 83; bananas, 97; ) will be eliminated and the factory in Lee only mattress To which we add the second post
.guavas, 113; grapes, 90. personal! expenses and salaries of buy- by Mrs.county W.-S.,Clay. and operated sCrIpt-advice to growers : Ship a few

boxes, not a car load, and ship thos

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I them. This dealer did not receive a Markets. OUR IMPROVED STEAM BOILER'Has

car load. We know what he received
; many good points, adding greatly to convenience safety and durability.
it was about 100 boxes. JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Sept. 21. ?' Designed especially for

---+.! FRUITS Corrected AND by Marx PRODUCE.Bros. Sawmills, Phosphate Work and Irrigation, ...

Rice and Sugar ,Cane at Kissimmee. These are average quotations. Extra choice But superior for all purposes. Write for particulars. Address, y
.. lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor ..P

lots Lemons sell lower.,Fla., ..... ...................i.00101.50 FLORIDA. IRON AND WOOD WORKS,
Messrs. J. E. Heyl and R. H. Har Messina............. ...._..- 3.00 APOPKA, P LORIDA.Sole .
.... ......... .
leston arrived Charleston yesterday Pineapples, crate,. -- 3 SO to 4.00 Manufacturers of the
Mangoes,crate ........ .... .... ..... 150 Pine Hege Emerson Sawmill,Emerson's Variable Feed Works, Dowel
from Florida, where they have been Limes,3-peckcrates ... ... .......... 1.25 Box Head Machines, Bolters, Edgers,Slat Saw Machines, &c.
' after the of the Cocoanuts... .......... ............. 4.00 NOTE-We have also fitted up with special reference to handling second hand machinery. Six
looking plantations Peanuts best brand...... ............. .0410.05 ((6))acres yards,large warerooms, good railroad facilities, with ample private tracks, and years of
4 Disston Land Company, in which Guavas,3-peck box ................... 501075 experience repairing,rebuilding and reselling all kinds of second-band machinery. In buying or
Japan Persimmons,crate............ .50 to i.oo selling it is equally important that you write us. Address. as above, or the manager, .
they are considerably interested, Pears,bbl............................. ;"' J.' w. E ERSON.
about six miles from Kissimmee in Kieffer..u.................... 2.50 Please mention P.and P. G.FARMER'S.
Alligator, retail,each,......... .05 + .
the centre of the peninsula and in the Grapes. Catawba,5 baskets.... ... .30
heretofore considered lands. Northern cabbage,bbl............... 2.00 .
waste apples, bbl................. 3.25103.50 'VV 1\dILL.:
This is the first year that rice has actually beets, bbl.................. 2.75
Potatoes, ......... ................ 2.50 Tne only mill made that works successfully
been given a fair trial and these 4 h. p. First prize at World's Fair. Send for
? Nova Scotia potatoes 5 bbls............ 2.40
gentlemen are enthusiastic over the Onions, bbl.-........................... 2.75 prices, also of Grinding Mills and Water
Eggs..........----............-. ...... .17 Wheels.DeLOACH
result. MILL MFG. CO.
323 Highland Ave. Atlanta, Ga.
"While of rice has not Corrected by Davis & Robinson.
some our Onions, Fla.,crate ..... ...............x.oo to 1.25 0.-
had a drop of water and some of our Yellow Yams,bush........ ......... 50 to .60
Sweet Potatoes new.................. .50 }
j pumping stations failed us on accountof Hubbard squash, bbl.................. 1.50
the drought which has prevailed in Cauliflower, Fla.,each................. FERTILJZBRSCHAPMAN
Lettuce, doz.,.. ....................... .25
Florida, said Mr. Harleston, "the Squash,crate.......................... ,
result shows conclusively that the experiment Celery Kalamazoo...u.......... .. 50 to.60 .
Egg Plants, bbl...................... 2.00
is a success and that Florida Tomatoes. Pk.Crates.................. 35 to .50 & SUDLOW
rice will be a.commodity in the mar- Green Corn,doz .......... .. ........ ,25 to .30
Sweet Pepper, bu.,no demand....... .65 ,
kets of the world at no distant day. Okra, bu........... ..................1.25to 1.50 JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.
Cucumbers, good,none.............. .
The crop is fully two weeks earlier Cowpeas,shelled,peck.. ............. .50 Manufacturers of
than Carolina rice and our harvest is Green Beans, crate ..... ............. 1.50102.00 HIGH
Peas, none.................. ... GRADE E'ERTILI.ZERS.
nearly over now. We have shipped Turnips, bunch......... ............. .03 to.06 Ground and Steamed Bone a Specialty. Caustic Soda and Flowers of Sulphur Always .

two carloads of rough rice to the \Vest New Pumpkins beetswith, each.topsbarrel..........crate......,.none..... .05 to .15 on Hand. Every Kind of Raw Material at Current Rate :

Point mills here, and expect this will Parsley,per daz.bunches ............ 20 to .25 -Send for Pamphlet on-
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ .25 to.30 ORANGE TREE, PINEAPPLE AND VEGETABLE FERTILIZERS.
be in few In fact it
pounded a days. Green onions,per doz.bunches....... .20 to.25
partly to see about the millingthat Pepper,hot,bushel, no demand...... .60
was Sage,well cured,lb...................... .15
I came to Charleston. We had Lima Beans, shelled,qt............... .15 $ BRRNETT BROS.
this about three hundred Hens....... --...-.........__u..... 30 to.33 flIp ,
season acres Roosters................u............. .2010.25 .
in rice and the yield as so far estima Broilers................................. .15 to.25 BROS. 150 South Water* St., Chicago,
Turkeys, per pound,gross. .11
ted, is'about forty eight bushels to the Ducks....................... ........... .35 "
acre. By next season we will have Geese.................................... .35 FRUITS DEALERS IN FRUITS.We

the land thoroughly ditched, and we respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.
We are now making a specialtyofORANGES
expect a larger and better crop. Crop

Mr. Heyl spoke'more particularlyof Cow pea hay,of the "wonderful" va-
riety is being made and stored away for ,

the sugar cane, "Raising: sugar" winter use in this vicinity. If the "won- and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
cane is not a new industry in Florida, derful" hay equals the pea itself for

he_.said, in! an interrogation."The table use, it will be adopted as a staple We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points. .

Floridians raised cane and man article.-Orlando Sentinel. ..

ufactured before the war but It is just a little too early to begin the References, by permission: :-National Shoe! and Leather Bank New York
of for they are not the Volusia County Bank, DeLand, Fla., and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co.
the industry had pretty much died out shipment oranges,
more than two-thirds grown and yet asgreen
when We have &
we began operations. as the leaves on the orange trees.

this year four or five hundred acres of We learn that E.J3. Ropes is half done FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

splendid cane. Some of it is nine snipping, though he has Oblong or Sweet

feet high, and the season is not near Seville and grown on hammock. This .

over. Last year we harvested a good orange is never acid.-DeLand Record. An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
best advantage.-AUTHOR!ZED CAPITAL.$300(000.) '
We are informed by a prominent or-
big crop, but this December we will BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
much ange buyer of this county that the yieldof order. Write for price list and terms.
start on a larger one.
oranges will be as large this as OFFICERS
-: :-
"Cane is cultivated much the sameas last. "At any rate," he says, there GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF Vice-President.
corn Consequently the two or will not be much difference between the ALBERT M. IVES,Gen'l Mgr.and Trbas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.
DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co. E.G. Bradford Co. Dr. E. E. Pratt
three hundred colored I yield of the two years. This is to be ; HUh :
people sent us Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan,'Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
by Miss Clara Barton from the Caro- accounted for by the unusually large size B. M. Baer. Duval Co.;.A. Brady. Brevard Co'L F. d. Sampson, Marion Co.; C.V. Hillyer,
of the fruit. The fruit will also be of a Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. .B: Stanton, Putnam Co.; )I. S.Moreman St.
lina sea islands last fall made very much better quality throughout the Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Kook, Polk Co.
hands while Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils,
good cane knowing county, as there is a conspicuous absence with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
nothing of cane. It grows easily and of rust in groves where the fruit was

does not require much attention, but covered with rust last year.GainesvilleSun. -
Remedy for White Scale.Editor use of the coceidicide on my grove at
when the harvesting begins
everybody >-.-. Seville has proved its inestimable value.
Farmer and :Fruit Grower:
'hustles.1 The cane cut in the morning l' Oranges for Europe.The Many trees were badly affected by the

must be sugar in twenty-four Jacksonville Fruit Auction Company The enclosed note will be interestingto 4-smut bug," and its ravages were rapidly

hours, or the juice likely to ferment. are ready to receive shipments for orange growers. Kindly give it a placein extending. I have now to report a per-

Some days last season we had cut and the European markets. Fruit must be in The your"smut valuable bug"paper.referred to was' not. fect restoration of the trees; nova vestigeof
evidence exists that the trees
hauled to the mill three hundred and Jacksonville the following dates: Sep were
the aleyrodes citri (white fly), but the infested. Yours
fifty tons, a pretty big stack of cane, I tember 29th, October but 6th, 13th, 20th selected and ceroplastis Floridensis ,(white or waxy ever .C. C. SMUCKER.truly, .
27th. Nothing scale which also emits the dew
) honey
can assure jou. The crop last year and in ,
bright fruit must be sent, lots of .
which attracts the smut fungus. It .prevails .
was about twelve hundred tons of not less than twenty,boxes and upwards.
to considerable extent
a especiallyon
cane. You know the cane is plantedin 100-box lots and over, prices will be cabled and mandarin trees. The California Raisin Trust, so called

rows and sprout from the at direct, and returns made from Jack- tangerine finds it impossible to control the market
eyes Truly
sonville the day cablegram is received. E. BEAN. as'it had hoped. The report that the

each joint. Would advise, for best results, to only Jacksonville, Fla.JACKSONVILLE. Fresno banks and those in adjoining
"We have one of the largest and ship 128,150 and 176 sizes. A few 200s towns'will refuse to advance money to

finest sugar plantations in the South, will not hurt We reserve the right to raisin packers who ignore the combina-
sell in transit,if fruit shows any weakness tion, has caused no end of comment.
and on sugar also we expect soon to FI.A., Sept 12,1894.
before going aboard of ship New York advices indicate that capitalists -
be well known in the world's mar- For further information address The E.Bean, Esq. : in that city are ready to advance 75

kets.-Charleston News and Courier, Jacksonville Fruit Auction Company.T. DEAR SIR-As a matter of interest to per cent. of the market value of the fruit

28th. R. TOWNS, President you, I beg to'advise that the result the to the extent of several hundred carloads.



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St, Louis.Letter. investment in real-estate is to

St. Louis, Sept. 17--Florida oranges, THE'best
''well house and
Paint the
new crop,'have already'appeared'in this painted. protects

market. It is doubtful if the new fruit saves repairs. You sometimes want to,,sell-many a good
ever before appeared as early as September -

10. The oranges were partly, ,almostwliolly'gieen house, has ,remained unsold for' want of paint. The rule shouldbe
; 'in'color, and.strange as it .
may be, on tasting the frui somej.of, it .though, "the. best paint or none. That meansStrict1yPureWhite 't

was as,sweet,as,if,highly colored and fully -
ripe. Still, they should not shipped LeadYou
so-early"-being not yet through' growing, '
noV to speak of.coloring and ripeness.A :

local capitalist, who made 'a flying cannot .afford: to use cheap paints. To be sure of getting
,trip;California:" ; for a little rest' and re- '
creation,someweeks ago,:returned a few Strictly Pure :White Lead, look at the'brand; any of these'are safe: SHORTEST QUICKEST

days since with some information relativeto ANCHOR(Cincinnati). "RED SEAL" (st.Louis.)
the fruit industry out:there that sur- 44ECKSTEIN"'(Cincinnati). '" "KENTUCKY" (Louisville).

prised him, for he, like many others, "SOUTHERN" (St.:Louis and,Chicago). "ATLANTIC"'(New York). MOST ATTRACTIVE
",thought"the'Golden Slate t was a paradise "COLLIER" (SL Louis). "JEWETT" (New York).

for the fruit;grower. He was astonishedto FOR COLORS.National Lead Co.'s:Pure White'Lead Tinting Colors. '
learn that rffdm the enormous shipments -
*: l These colors are sold in one-pound: cans,'each can being sufficient'tint 25 pounds of Strictly ROUTEBETWEEN
to date:thisfseasilnto: principal Pure White Lead the desired shale( ;;they arein; too sense ready-mixed paints but a combination of
,markets of the country! .there;was ,practically perfectly pure colors in the handiest',form'10.tint: Strictly PureWhite Lead. .
nothing coming to Jhe producer after A good many?:thousand dollars'have. been'Jsaved property-owners by having our book on
painting and color-card. Send us a postal card and both free.
get .
the picking, 'packing and"boxes were '_"1 : '. :
-spaid'for.' Indeed he found, upon deeper 09. ,o,: :o3 B ore; se x aSh:cQ., NATIONAL LEAD CO., New York. FLORIDA POINTS
that of the -
investigation some growers
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sufficient --- "
-- did.not.succee* securing ,,L50 to: 1.87J.. Onions are. firm, ,Eastern 1.75 to 1.50 barrel. Plums and grapes AND THE NORTHTHE
with the
.to clear the' costs connected He afterwardsc red and yellow'2.00 to '2 12J per barrel;; unchanged. California peaches 80c to
marketing of.the--crop. white 300 to 4.00.f Cabbage is steady; 60c. Pears 1.25 to 1.00; stock wasty.
where mostof these
wentr to local Long Island and Jersey ranging from Apples, oranges, lemons moving out'at
and and inter '
people did business, along: 6.00 to 8.00 per 100; State 5.00 to 7.00. Monday's quotations. FLORIDA CENTRAL AND
esting talk with thecashier.conflrmed_ made to him. Hubbard squash',1.25to\ 1.50 per barrel. ,,September 12.-The market'developedstrength ,
most discouraging:reports Tomatoes range-front+20c to 60c'per box on many lines of fruit' \to-day.:
The cashier pointed to a big stack of notes for Jersey. State peaches, fancy to choice,60c to 35c; PENINSULAR -
with the .
of fruit growers and shippers, \ ..
seconds 25c to 20 basket. Pears, Bartlett -
remark, "That paper a year a o'we regarded : VIA
] barrel 2.00 to 1.75;; predict higher
as gilt-edged: ; to-day it is not Barnett, Bros.: Report.;
prices. Plums 30c to 15c basket. Grapes
worth 25 cents :on the .dollar., 'Possibly LAKE 'CITY MACON ATLANTATO
Chicago, Sept 13.The offering to-day slow at Tuesday's prices. California ,
.another, season 'may make it as 'good consisted of eight carspf; ,'California fruit, peaches) 1.00 to 75c. Pears 1.50 to 1.25.
as it appeared i4 year ''ago, but we three of which Bold 'ae-Aaams & Lewis, Oranges, lemons and watermelons un-

have of crave"' The doubts visitor of ever getting charmed much with and five at the Chicago Auction. ,The :changed. Bananas in request to-day Nashville, ,St. LO,1)iSand) ChicagoWith
out it.
was in'this car brought from 1.80 to from the fact that receipts are lighter, '
pears .
but Changaof connects
He sleepers
the of-the fruit districts. one
beauty recalled -
1.05, while the peaches sold very well weather cooler and other fruit higher. also at Atlanta for NEW YORK and KANSAS
especially a pretty eminence upon from 85c to 1.00 for orange' clings, with Watermelons 15.00 to 10.00. 'Potatoes. CITY The Florida Central and<< Peninsularhas
which he, stood, and looking in every di- nearly 700 miles of track running throughthe
the exception of one line, which 'being round 2.25 to 1.85; sweets advancing, 2.00 .
beheld rection for' twenty-five of or thirty interest-an miles very small only! brought 70c, while:the to 1.65. Tobacco Region, .
a scene surpassing strawberry clings and all other 'peachesin Stock Farming and'Dairy"Section,
unbroken series of orchards as far as the the car sold at 75 to 85c; with,the exception : ,,Peach and Strawberry Lands,
eye could reach, neat, clean, healthy and of free stones', 'which brought Now is the Accepted Time. i Orange, Banana-and Pineapple' Country,
well kept, bearing the handsomest andfinestfruitto from The,'pears out of:the Now is the time, while there is no glut Has the Silver Spring and
be 'found anywhere in the car from Vacaville brought.from [2.15 to in the markets to, begin shipping your Other fine Scenery.
world. When it is consideration The Great Hunting Country.
2.25 and the Tokay on.account of We admit nthat they are too
oranges. Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.
_ tlie time
i ;labor,and involved
and then look the capital the scarcity, although not very nice; green, but'people'will buy and pay splendid ''Has the best lands for tillage,greatest variety -
at results, only one brought from 90c to 1.35, with the ekceptiori ;; prices for yellow'fruit., ''We are in a of soils in the State,and above all

conclusion can be reached, and that is ,of one lot which sold,for 1.70 in:,half 'position:;; to ripen it'for you inheated, cel-: Runs over ,the Central Rid gel and
that the business' is l largely overdone, and crates. Gross prunes tare very firm at lars in five of'the largest cities in the Where It Is High and Healthy.

that the saving of the, .industry can be 1.40,at which price wesoldall'; :we had in East. Send only bright fruit and not Prosperous towns fill its'route and it offers
accomplished only 'through diminished the best freight facilities for produce to
our car from Placerville. The, Beurre smaller than 226, and as large as you any
the Northern markets. Send for the popular
acreage. P. M. KIELY. Hardy pears'sold from 1.60 to 1.70, and have it. Liberal advances to all who song.

-- -- -- one line of Beurre Clairgeau in 'the San request. Tnos. R.,TOWNS. "MY FLORIDA HOME."
New York Markets. A Jose car'sold'for'1.65. 'Jacksonville'Fruit Auction Co. with its spirited words and beautiful music

Florida lemons:are beginning to arrive. descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and
14.-The market on California fruit which is gotten up in elegant style-Six: pagesof
The quality is finer than usual, but thereis Sept. Publications Received. full sized best musio paper,containing also
no demand, and not likely to be for a was, with the, exception of gross prunes, a picture of a home in Florida and a'huntingscene.
month to come, owing to a plentiful sup- which sold at from 1.50 to 1.75, about the MUNSON'S CATALOGUE.-'The annual It'is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in

",ply:of Maioris and Rodis, which\ will last same as yesterday. Peaches.are movingout catalogue of ,T. V. Munson, of'Denison, stamps Send,also to pay for expense the best of'map distribution.of Florida) (sent
until then. at from 80 to 95 cents: for cling stones, Texas, the highest authority on the native free) and note the towns on its route. ,
'Brown & Seccomb's sales:, L00f'to 115. In grapes of America,has been received.He A.O.MAODONELL,O.P.A.,
Sept. 11.-They sold 16,824' boxes oranges our opinion, better prices 'would have has by hybridizing; originated avery Jacksonville,Fla.

.and lemons ex SS. Prodano. Fancy ruled had it not been for the fact that large1 number of varieties of., graps, of
Sicily'lemons, 2.25 to'3.05; choice, ]1.75 to- there was a considerable lot of 'peaches which he offers for sale thirty..six-kinds. The Florida Central' &

'2.20; good, 1.25 to 1.70; poor to fair, lOc cold storage which is-now work- STRAWBERRY.LIST.-0.,W. Blacknall,of

to 120. Maiori lemons,' 1.60 to 4.35. Sor- ed on to thetrade: at lower prices than Kitrell,' N.. ,C., issues a valuable list of Peninsular R. R. 'Co.
rento lemons, 50c, to 5.25. The 'propor- they are selling.for at auction. strawberries: for growers of 'the 'middle

tion of really good desirable fruit was South, some of them adapted to Florida. Offers to Shippers

very small compared to the whole, cargo, Will :& Jones1' Report. The Ft. Meade Pebble has ,issued a The Shortest
many of the 360s were nothing more Buffalo, Sept.. 10.-The, heaviest receipt large'illustrated edition, devoted to sub- and ,Quickest Route

than what 420s ought to be. There was of poor State peaches was on the jects interesting' to home seekers, and a BETWEEN

no end of bOOs; 588s and 600s. market to-day,, which sold at starvation review of the farming and fruit growing FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
;Pines are in light supply'and demand prices and, reduced. the selling value of interests of this section, and a copy will
ranging from 4.00 to 10.00 per 100 for sugar good stock. ,Choice to fancy sold at 20c be sent anywhere 'free'on application. THE EAST ,AND 'WEST.With .
loaf. Sicily,oranges are easier and bring to'40c; soft stock' lOc to 15c. 'Pears,!Bartlett Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
3.00,to 4.75per, box as to size and quality. barrel 1.50 to 100. .Plums'30c to 15c pany handle is the better equipped than ever ever to
Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
Jamaica oranges are steady though pricesare basket. Grapes plentiful, 9-lb basket DIAMOND BRAND' Insure close connections and prompt despatchto
low. Repacked, they bring up to Concord"AVorden, 12c to lOc; 5-lb] baskets all Eastern and Western Markets.

4.25.Apples 8c to.6c; Delaware, 5-lb baskets, 'lOc to Through, oars to destination with
are in fair supply and the demand 7jc. California peaches .75c to 50c. CRIMSON CLOVER. out change or 'delay.

is good for desirable shipping Pears, Bartlett, wasty 1.00 to '50c box. Perishable freight followed by wire and

stock, while bulk of arrivals are poor and Apples, receipts fancy light' 3.00: to 2.50; AMERICAN GROWN; HARDY TYPE, !shippers advised time passing various Junc-
., sell slowly. ,Good stock ranges from 1.50 choice to poor, '2.00 to 125.: Oranges, ACCLIMATED. tion All points claims and for arrival overcharges at destinatIon.and loss prompt-
to 2.50, and poor '75c per barrel. Jamaica, 4.00 to' 3.00 barrel;' Messina, adjusted.
Watermelons are barely stead choice 3.50 to 3.00' box. Lemons 3.50 to 1.00
jv See that markedvia
bringing 9.00 to.1OO; small,3.oo'to, 6.50. box. Bananas neglected, 75c to 25c,'some The Highest Grade on the Market t F. C. & P.your R. R. are

,,Muskmelons, different, varieties range cars arrived too ripe, brought only For Information call address the
on or' undersigned
from 50c to 1.50, with Hackensack, at charges. Watermelons moving slowly, $4.00;per: bushel in' sacks f.",0.,b.Wyoming, :
2.00 per, bbl.Potatoes 10.00. DeL- ,Also a few winter.oats, goc per u hd. C. E. TAYLOR,Trav.:A'gt, Ocala,Fla.
.are in, fair! supply, and good' Sept. '11.' -Receipts of State i peaches Descriptive circulars and samples furnished! on' W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'g't,Orlando, Fla.
application.; JUST THE TIME TO SOW.A. G.I.HOLDEN,Trav. Agt>Leesburg, Fla.
.demand' at. firm prices. Jersey '1.25 to stock improved prices higher. W. R. FULLER Trav. A'g.t: ,'
,$$1.75;.[Long.,Island! (n ;:bulk.:per; barrel l, Choice to fancy 50c to 35c. ;;oft stoclrSOc: .N._BROWN Grower and Dealer, Or N.S. PENNINGTON- ,Traffic Manager,

2.00 to 2.25. Virginia, yellow, sweets, 'to 25c. Pears, Bartlett, receipts lighter, Wyoming, Kent Co., Del. H. PLEASANTS, General Jacksonville Freight,Fla.W .Agt




I' _.:'J :.",_",, ,,,,:"';" : ," ':,':,-,, '.; : ', .. '" -,:: ,:' ...''''. :. ."., ,' ."

vt. -
t. "
; Greenbacks Not Flat Money. second issue "was not answered,, it

.. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: was simply avoided." I can give the STRAWBERRY PLANTS,;

;. If, your readers, will.! believe I argued names of men of more ability than I i i',
or:' affirmed that greenbacks were claim, who have said my answer was, !-
I fiat money, when I, plainly affirmed clear and conclusive. I tried 'to makeit

i if will 'believe like a lesson for the primary grade.It .
. they were, not,, they so .
1 because a contributor to your columns seems I was a grade too high for'

, has the whatI some one.I .
effrpntry to misrepresent ;
i said, there would seem to be no use do not imagine many of your !:

to waste words the I do readers lie awake waiting for the different /
\ on subject. / IMr'9:.
; II : 11.
: not believe your, readers understood installments of this controversy. /I .
fiat While the subject is very important, Nif \ '
i'| me to.say greenbacks were money .
people can find much higher authorityon "J
: when I was earnestly'contendIng for
the this confidence all these points if they will only
( reverse.' Having ,
t in their,intelligence; I will say a little try. Having corrected some misrep _
resentations about what I had said I i.
__ _
t more on the subject. if
f now prefer to rest my case, unless as
You ,call upon the same,correspondent ,
to give his authority for stating badly misrepresented again. .

' that the German government, by con- Manatee Fla. W. E. DRISCOLL. 1. ,,;
f the'railroads "carried
troling passen-
P. S. If there is any of your read-

gers for one quarter of a cent per :ers ,who does not know why the second eS !. -
mile and into the
paid 'government issue of greenbacks was made legal t s % t
I Would it
treasury $125,000,090. tender for all ,debts, public or private, = -
not al,o,, be best f for the people to have .
duties and intereston
except on imports, -
his'authority' for the following, before ,
the public debt, he certainly
fact? He said
accepting it as a :
should be learning, and that too from
"The Supreme Court, the highest authority "
better authority Than the r ,'
'{in our country [it is 'simplycoordin'ate ulist writer. The reason average was so pop-sim- JOHN B. BEACH, Indian River :Nurseries, .MEL FLA.RNE, ," -:
W': D \vhen ,
E. ], ,appealed ;
ple, indisputable it is a wonder ";.;
its decision that whateverthe ., .
to, gave !i :,_
that men'can be found with enough '.t
government saw,fit to put its fiat ,
assurance to misrepresent the matter. ,. '"'' :,: .
on was money, regardless of intrinsic Here is the truth about it. The government ., .,'

{ value, whether it was paper, steel, was compelled to borrow: I .--j _

I leather, gold or silver. Where can '. <
money or give up the struggle for ex ,-
any such language be found ,among
istence. No fiat would do. It i
the decisions of the U. S.
( Supreme
had to be gold or silver or
Court ? That court decided that
in these metals. No one, American
I Congress could make the U. S. I.
or foreignercould afford to loan'
Treasury' es legal tender, as a' war .
money, without knowing what interesthe

measure; ,was to receive. To make it abso .
Will;any one affirm that, it was that
lutely certain it had to be named in
decision which brought about specie
gold, as all paper was depreciating, or
payment? If so, the dates'are badly
liable to do so. The Government had
against him, and no specie paymentwas
no other as good way to get the goldto
had until.the government was ableto
interest as that of requiring _
redeem its ,obligationsjust as an individual duties pay on imports to be paid in gold.It H # t *
would have had do. Thegovernment ,
K could then take the gold thus received -
borrows money just as in'-
and a definite amount of .'
dividualsdo and it its debts justas "'.
; pays
interest on ItS bonds. There was no LJ
they do, and, failing, its notes de- conspiracy about it. It was a transaction .

preciate'''as an individual's would un- that the primary class in arith-
like circumstances. When the ,
gov- metic can understand, but I shall not ,

ernment resumed specie payments, be surprised to see it stated soon thatI ,

nobody cared anything about the did not explain the question, "but .- .,::', .
I Government. fiat. J '''
simply avoided it." W. E. D.0. .',
The charge that the United States .' ,
f entered into, to defraudher ;
a conspiracy
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
people with the bankers, is a part
Most Perfect Made.
of the to denounce
policy everybodywho *-+-*
does not indorse these ravings as Deafness Cannot be Cured : "

} fools, thieves, tools of gold bugs, etc. By local applications; as they cannot ,:, ,';<, :

People who can be misled by such reach the diseased portion of the ear. .' ,,' ., f"" :.

ranting are to be pitied. The truthis There is only ,one way to cure deaf .

that the monied men of the country ness,and that is by constitutional remedies "'Y. !,:' "'.J
', ,
were appealed to by Secretary Chaseto Deafness is caused by an in- ;;' ;

help float the Government paper, flamed condition of the mucous.lining :MAMMOTH[ ORANGE PARER.j

j and they'responded in such a manneras of the Eustachian Tube. When this ,

to give an assurance that the Gov tube is.inflamed you have a rumbling
The increasingly low prices of oranges in late years render it absolutely necessary :
and whenit
ernment at Washington could and sound or imperfect hearing, ,
$1 would be sustained, of no less importance is entirely closed Deafness is the for the growers to resort to some means ,of saving the inferior'fruit and drops' '

than the uprising of the volun result, and unless the inflammationcan not.worth,marketing. The implement above figured,is already in successful operation ; .

teers. At first more,men volunteeredthan be taken out and this tube restored in Florida, twenty of them being employed in,one house.

could be accepted, for lack of to. its normal condition, hearing will :Manufacturer's price, $10.00. For this amount we will give a parer and a sub-. .

money. be destroyed forever. Nine cases out scription for one year to this paper., I

i Under our Government, persons are of ten are caused by catarrh, which is t-

41 allowed to' abuse those monied men nothing but an inflamed condition of

for their actions at that time, but 'it the mucous surfaces.We ir1r'Busy Bee" Washer

has.never had any effect legislation, will give One Hundred: Dollarsfor ,

and i it'is not probable that it will, now any case of Deafness (caused!; by ;Bun,for flue easy years and doe and money perfect refunded work No if rubbing not ent.ire111&ti necessary.>>fadol7 Warranted l'Iu/ ,
any tub. Ju the machine tor ladles who are not T,ry RroDg.'Thouz. -
or hereafter, any more than thirty catarrh) that cannot be cured byHall'sCatarrh : '.1--, a )5 sands of ladies who wed to hire their washing done now save that I

years.ago, when it began. Cure. Send for circulars;' free.F. expense, by nrfng territory.the"BUSY,Agenta BEE.make" $100 AGENTS to$200 a;.WANTED.Excluslre month.'tidTagentsvery .

Your correspondent says his ques., J. CHENEY & Co.:, successful.Farmer*and their wires make f300 to. '
$400 during the winter. One farmer in Missouri sold 600. Price S&. Sampler, ,
tion as to the difference in par valueof Toledo, termltoagentBA4dres LAKE ERIE MFG.
C0care Florida
the original greenbacks and the ..IEitSold by Druggists, 750. I and Fruit-Grower,Jacksonville, FIa, ;







WEATHER. AND CROPS, the pineapple fields recently planted,but The FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel

those; put out earlier in the season are North Carolina mountains. Owner must
For Week Ending September 17. doing very well. Truck gardeners are Typical live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W.
B. Clarkson,
Jacksonville, Fla.
The weather was slightly warmer than preparing to transplant from their seed Tropical : 9-t5-lf
is usual for this time of the the daily eds.: Highest temperature 94 lowest 465 ACRES OP LAND FOR SALE 00 have
year, ; Topic. ;. .; been cleared. 20 in young orange trees.
t excess of temperature averaging-.about T4; mean,83; normal, 83; average rainfall, : ,>>?', W P. Wright, Drayton Island, St.Johns River,
two degrees for the State., Northeast 1.78 inches. Traveling ? .' .' Florida. 9-15-S

winds prevailed during: ,the week., E. R. Demain, Take : Q ft D 0)D FINE healthy pear trees.. LeConte:
.X"" Kieffer, Garber and others. Sat-
There was an excess of rainfall on and Director. The :' ..<;. :.:'!.>.' :' suma Oranges Figs. Peaches, Plums and Pecans
near the Atlantic and-Gulf coasts, but in Jacksonville Fla., Sept. 18,1894.Business ',>: ::,fU<<' bottom prices. J. Girardeau, Monticello,

the interrior of the peninsula and in'the ,._ 4 Tropical ,;: ; Florida.- 9-8 tf

middle and western portions of Northern Notices. Trunk t't INE Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka PineapplSuckers

Florida a decided deficiency is reported.The PORTABLE SAW :&IILI. .-Only a few Line. Co.. Orlando and, Fla.Slips Orlando Grape &9-8-4 Fruit

average for the whole State is about years and in CUTAWAY HARROW
ago even now some sections. FOR prices,address E.
66..per cent.of the,normal amount. it is considered impracticable to under Traffic Hubbard, Federal Point. FIa.,State Agent.

rne weather conditions were very:favorable take to run a saw mill with less than 15 Trends IO-21-tf

for growing crops generally, as to20 horse powerbutthefeLoach; Company TROPICAL MELON PAPAW s-15 cents. Giant
well as for those now matured and Tideward .::' bamboo, 50and 75 cents each. Water Poppies
of Atlanta have
clearly demonstrated 15 cents. Water hyacinths 10 cents. Trades-
gathered. Hay making, corn pulling and that much less power can be profita- Toward ?i, cantia, four varieties for 25 cents- Exotic water
. cotton picking progressed very favorably bly employed and little lilies 25 cents. Dwarf Pomciana 15 cents each.
even as as two The
in the principal farming sections. Re- horse ). Tropical Nurseries, H. G. Burnet, Supt. Avon
power successfully run their Park. FlA. itt
ports concerning the orange crop continue mills carrying a 54-inch saw, making Turbid
very far "OR SALE lo-acre orange grove, at faitroadcenter.
encouraging. no storms have strictly first class lumber, at a rate :of TwistingTack l 3,000 two-year old seedling grape
occurred of sufficient 'violence_to injure 500 feet medium hard board lumber per fruit tree, of excellent variety; average height
the crop. There is but little, complaint day for each horse employed. three feet; also one two-horse John Deere corn

on account of the fruit splitting or drop- This was the mill exhibited power at the The cultivator two-horse, Acme for riding harrow or,walking and one-horse; new. rake.One

ping. The earlier.varieties are coloring World's Fair and costs about $200.' Trackless Any or all at half value. Address Box 27. Archer,
nicely,and small shipments are going for- When it is considered that it is just as ; Fla. 9-1-4
ward. Sugar! cane, is growing, and is perfectly adapted to 20 horse power as it Tarpon Time PARSON BROWN ORANGE" and "Carney

about at its best,.and all other ,crops are is to 2 and 4, with proportionate capacity Takes. ?;, Tempts *, Sicily Lemon.-Best orange and lemon
doing well. A slightly lower temperatureand grown. Write for catalogue J. H. Turnley,
guaranteed, our readers will have an in- Test ; The "Excelsior Nurseries, Lake Weir Fla. 8-11-13
more even distribution of rainfall are telligent idea of the real merits of the The FOR FANCY PINEAPPLE PLANTS-Write to
desirable. :
I DeLoach mills. Tardy L. Beeman, Orlando. Fla. 7-28-10

Western District.-Generally fair and APOPKA MILL W OBKS.-We would also Tale To BOWLING GREEN ACADEMY, BOWLING

very warm weather occurred in this section call attention to the new advertisementof The VA.-Opens Sept. 7th. Thorough
Tarry. equipment, careful training health
of the State. Plenty of sunshine and
the Apopka Wood and Iron Works,- a resort record, absolute freedom from hazing,
little rain made it a' good week for the strong young establishment which, in the Types : Tax students uniformly successful. For Catalogue,

farmers and they made rapid progress in remote wilds of South Florida, seems to Tell; Thou address JOHN HART,M.A. U.of Va., 7-21-8

housing corn and picking cotton. Corn offer an effective competition, in one line Travel FOR SALE.-16,000 orange lemon and grape
generally is yielding well. Cane is reported at-least,.to the famous capital and industrial Thy uit trees. Write for catalogue and prices. wAll
as doing very nicely. It,was a fine city mof Georgia. This Talent celsior budded on sour" stock. J. H. Tnrnley, "Ex :
Nurseries Lake Weir, Fla. 'L
week for harvesting hay, Some turnip .. Typical Today EXCHANGE.
FOR cuttings Giant
seeds for the fall crop have been 'sown. English Markets. That (B.Mnensi8)) for established plantsof
Thunder-storms occurred on two days of Thoroughfare Sago Palm (Oycos Revoluta). Citrus trifolia-
the week. A lunar rainbow was observedat Under date of Liverpool, September 8, Through Thrift ta seed for honey and peen-to peach seeds. J.
we learn from Mr. John Nugent John- L. NORM AND, Marksville. La.
Pensacola on the 13th. Highest temperature -
89 lowest 73 ston, fruit merchant, that a cargo of Bra- The Tend LOUISIANA GRASS-(Paspalum plolycauU),
; ; mean, 82; nor-
in Florida for
zilian had arrived also grass lawns or per-
mal, 79 ; average rain, 0.48; normal,-1.43. oranges twenty- Truly To manent pasture Will grow where Bermuda
Northern District-The week opened two crates of Florida'pineR; all of which Tropical Thee does. Can be planted any time of the year when
with the temperature five above would be sold at auction September 12.' ground is moist. Sets-25 cts. per 100,$r..50 per
degrees The lemon season is winding disas- Territory. To-morrow. iooo by mail. W H.Powers Lawtey, Fla. tf
normal but the weather became ;: up ,
trously in England. FOR SALE for cash,time or trade,orange groves,
ually cooler each day under the influenceof The and timber lands. E. RUMZ.BT, Keuka,
the northeaster' which prevailed all !, ++-* f| Fla. 3-U.)6.
; Thoughtful
week and the Avocado Pear Seeds.,
mean temperature on the
closing day was two degrees below nor- W. P. Neeld, Pinellas, Fla,, states that Tourist JUMPING They hop skip jump, dance,

mal. Monday\ the 17th, with a mean he will send Avocado pear seeds free to Thanks B E turn santly somersaults from August almost to in May.-:es-
temperature of 76 degrees,.was the cool- applicants, on receipt of postage-.ten The D S Wonderful product of a Foreign -
est day at Jacksonville since June 12th. cents for a half-dozen seeds. Tree. Greatest curiosity to draw crowds
wherever shown in
on streets
; shop windows,
Rain fell in the _district on every day of Terse etc. Just imported. Everybody wants cne.
the week,. and the amount averaged Sheriff's Sale. .;;", '- Tutor Full history Tree and sample Jumping Bean
to Agents or Streetmen 25 cents,
slightly above normal. It was a poor UNDER virtue of an execution issued out >,.:,;,,:. That 3,6oc; 6, $i; 12, $1.50; ico, $10. Rush order postpaid.and
week for farm work in this part of the Circuit Court in and for Duval County, ,\."" be first. Sell quantities to your merchants for
State. No damage to crops is reported Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, on the 16th Tells window attractions and then sell to others.
by correspondents in of the day of August, 1892 in a certain cause therein Quick Sales. Try 100. Big :Money.
consequence pending wherein the H. B. Claflin Company, a The AGENTS' IIKRALD
frequent and heavy showers, except to corporation under the laws of the State of New No. 603 J. B., Phlla., Pa.
gardens, which were injured some in York, is plaintiff and Marcus Conant is defend- ,.. Truth.
places by the abundant rains. A: few ant.I have upon the following described The CHOICE
situate in Duval r
County, Florida, to-
growers are picking oranges for ship wit: FRUI'I'S and FLO'VERS'
ment to English markets. Highest tem- The northeast part of lot one (i), in block one } Typical FOR
(i). being fifty ((50)) feet on Ocean Street ,:;::
perature 92 lowest 68 mean 80 by one TripThine
; ; nor-
hundred and five(I 05))feet on
Washington SOUTHERN
l. PLANTING.Satsuma
mal, 78; average rainfal, 1.96; normal), The two water lots in front of lots one (i) and 1 i. :. '. .
1.89. eight ((8)) in bloclj two ((2))being two hundred and" Orange, Hardy and
(21oi { '-' ViaThe Early. New
ten feet front
( ) on Ocean Street, running Japanese Plums, Peaches,
Central District.-Temperature thence to the St. Johns River. The Pears. Roses Camel
slightly southwest has, &c., at very low prices Catalogue for the
excessive. half of lot one m in block two ((2)). Lot eight
Frequent, and( in some places asking. D. L. PIKKSON, Prop.Monticello .
((8)) in block two ((2)) Lot two ((2)) in block three
heavy showers eccurred on and near the i ((3)). Lot seventeen ((17):) in block six ((6)). All of Tropical Fla
Atlantic and west coasts, but in the in?1 which said lots are situated in the town of May- Trunk
terior counties the showers were generally port, County of Duval, Florida,and are numbered Acts Wanted for 'Strikinsr for Life.'
according to the map or plan thereof.In Line.For -
light and there was a decided de- the A. Gay Grant: Section forty ((40)) town- Labor's side of the labor Question, by John
ficiency in rainfall for the district as a ship two ((2)), south range twenty-eight ((28)) east. and Swinton the Pillar of Light; of labor movement.
whole. All growing are doing Lots eleven ((11)), twelve ((12)) and fourteen ((14)), maps particulars address, Send ice. tor agent's outht. Quick,large profits.
crops and the_ south oart. containing twentv-flv.
foci Address.NATIONAL
well. Oran trees look fine: there- is a acres of lot eight ((8)), of section three ((3))),'township G. D. ACKERLY, PUBLISHING CO..
high percentage of bright fruit of good two ((2)), south of range twenty-eight (28)) GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT, Chicago, III..
size, and it is maturing rapidly with but east. Lots two ((2)) three ((3)), four ((4)) six ((6)). ten -
little ((10)) eleven ((11)). thirteen ((13)). fourteen ((14)) and THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, Old
splitting reported. ,Our Wildwood fifteen ((15)) of section ten (10), township two ((2)), Jacksonville, Fla.COLUMN.. Mexico stockgrowers rejoice in.
correspondent reports some smut and in- south\ of range twmty-tight ((28)) east. Lots the reduced duty on cattle. Under the
sects in some groves in that vicinity. seven of((7)) and: two ((2)). (excepting fifteen ((15)) old law the tariff was $10 per head on all
The lemon crop is ready to move and acres the southeast corner,deeded to Frank CENT-A.-'YORD" cattle imported into the United' States.
Clayton)), section eleven((11)), township two ((2)), .
growers are waiting for settled weather. south of range twenty-eight((28, east. Lots one Now it is 20 :per cent. ad valorem, or
Sweet potatoes and cane continue prom- (i) and six ((6)) of section fourteen ((14)), township To Insure insertion this column, advertise- about $2.50 to $4 on -the average long i
It difficult two ((2)). south of range twenty-eight ((28)) east. ments must be accompanied by the money. horn.
ising. was to cure hay in Lots one (i), two((2)), three((3)), seven ((7)) of sec Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. Pasturage' in Texas is in such :
some sections for the showers, though tion twenty-five ((25)). townsnship two (((2)), south Postage Stamps received in payment. generally favorable condition that it is
light, were frequent. Cow peas which of. range twenty-eight ((28))east. Count every word,including name and address. expected large numbers of cattle will be

were planted for forage are now being ((39)In), the township F. Richard two Grant((2)), south: Section of range thirty-nine twenty- brought over the Rio Grande and fattened

cut. (There: will not be much crab grass eight ((28))east. And lot nine ((9)), of section three SEVERAL FINE SPRING HATCHED BLACK for our northern markets. If the move-
hay made in some counties. Highest ((3)), township two ((2)) south of range, twenty- feathered. COCKERELS-Full outer toe ment amounts to much it will tend to
Paragon strain, for sale
or exchange
eight((28)) east.
temperature,'94; lowest, 69; mean, 82; And I will sell the same to the highest bidder, for other thorough bred chickens. Wm. B. lower the value of cheap cattle,but shouldnot
normal, 79; average rainfal, 0.87; normal for cash, in front of the courthouse door in the Schrader,Tallahassee,Fla. 9-15-2 distress feeders who make beeves
rainfall, 1.38 inches. city of Jacksonville, Duval County Florida, on for the best class of trade. During the

Southern District.-Temperature about hours Monday.of sale.October 1St. 1894, within the legal EXTRA FINE, HIGH-CLASS. REGISTERED year ending with June, the total) importsof

normal. Decided deficiency ,rainfall. NAPOLEON B..BKOWARD grade Jersey HOLSTEIN-Male cows and heifers thoroughbredand in calf for dutiable cattle were but 1280 at the

The dry. weather this week was hard on August aS, 1894. Sheriff. Duval County, Florida. I: Hale. Wm. B. Schrader, Waverly Farm. Talla- .average value of 10.43 per head.-Am.

. hassee, Fla. 9-15-2 :Agriculturist :

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

between Savannah and Boston, 65 to 70 hours. NEW YORK, .CHiRbESTDN INN Fldlllmi WIES.

OCEAN The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

STEAMSHIP COMPANY. to sail as'follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
both ways : i Ra.te.N From New York. (STANDARD TIMB.)

I Between Jacksonville New York: First-class $25.60; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion $43.50; (Pier 29. $R.) STEAMER From Florida.Jacksonville,

1 Steerage,$12.50. Tuesday. Aug. 28th.at3pm..IROQUOIS". ........ .
Sunday, ad,
1 Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $2I. ;; Excursion, $47.301; Steerage $I4.25 F riday, 3ist at 3 pm........"ALGONQUIN".......Thursday, Sept 44 6th,at at s: oam
t The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: 'Tuesday, Sept 4that3pm........"SBMINOLE". .........Sunday. 9th at 9:00: a n'n m
12 oo
i FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Friday, 7th, atapm.........."IROQUOIS"....... .Thursday, .. 13th,at y\oam
(Central or CP Meridian Time. rlonday.Vtdnesday. '' loth,at3 p m...... ..."CHEROKEE" .......Sunday; a m
) 5:00
!! Kansas City...... ........................................... .......Sunday, Sept. 2, 7.00 a.m. Friday ."* 12th 14th,,atspm at m.................."YBMASSEE".........Tuesday. 44 44 28th,at 6:30am:
2 Nacoochee ........ ..... ................ .. ..... ................Tuesday, Sept 4, 8 30 a.m. Monday, 3 p ........"SEMINOLE".AI.GONQUIN".Thursday..... ... 2oth,at 8.ooam
'" of ............................. 3 pm. Sunday 23d. at uoo: a m
City Augusta .......................Friday Sept. 7, ii.3oa.rn. Wednesday m.......... **
1 City Birmingham.... ... .......................................Sunday, Sept. 9, 11.00 n'n Friday I! aist, at 3 p m.. ......"CHEROKEE""IROQUOIS".Tuesday! ...... 25th,at 1:00 p m
, Kansas City........................................ ...............Tuesday, Sept. n, Monday, 24th,atspm 3 p ........ ; .Thursday, lyopm
Nacoochee .............................................. .. ..........Friday, Sept. 14, 3.oop.m.a.m. Wednesday, 44 26th,at .YEMASSEE".Sunday. soth at sx: am
I City of Augusta.............................................. .....Sunday, Sept. 16, 6.S.oo oo a:m. Friday 28th,at 3 mi"ALGONQIIIN".Tuesday m.| ........"SEMINOLE". ..... Oct." 2d, at 6:3o a m
of ..................... 3 p Thursday, 8:00am:
City Birmingham) ......... ................Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6.3op.m; -
Kansas Sept.21, ml:
Nacoochee .. ................Sunday, 9.30a. Philadelphia: Jacksonville Lines.
Sept. ii
I City of Augusta .....................................................Tuesday, Sept. 25 23 2.00 30 p.m.a.m.. '
City of Sept. 28, a.m., Weekly service between Jacksonville and Philadelphia, calling"'at Charleston S. C., south-
5.00 ::
r Kansas"City.,...........Sunday, Sept.30, 6.ooa.m. bound.: The fast freight' Steamships. "Delaware"' and"Winyah" are: appointed. to sail as follows -

i FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. From Philadelphia: STEAMSHIPS: From Jacksonville Direct:

Chattahoochee..Thursday, Sept. 6lo.00a."m. Friday, September 28h.................DELAWARE.............-..Friday,
Tallahassee........ ..... ........._.....,................... .....Thursday, Sept. 13 Friday October 5th............ ....WINYAH................,..Friday. October October 12th 5th
''t Chattahoochee................. ......................... ..........Thursday, Sept. 20, 9.00 4.00p.m.a. m. Friday, October i2th..... ...........DELAWARE........ ......Friday October
Tallahassee..............................:.............. ...........Thursday, Sept.27, Friday October 19lh.., ... ............WINY A H...................Friday, October 26th iglh
( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)

Dessoug................-.................... ..........;..............Sunday For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points
s Dessonff.... ........................................................Wednesday Sept. g, 12.00 n'n on _
# Dessoug................................................ .............Saturday, Sept.Sept.29 19 s.oop.7.3oa.m.m. the' St. Johns.Hirer. "

steamer: .EVERGL ADE "
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway .
1 Florida Central&Peninsular Railroad. ; Capt. W A. SHAW
Through Bills of Lading Tickets,and Baggage Checks to and from all Pastern Points in the South.; Leaves JACKSONVILLE from foot of Laura,.Street, at 5.00 p.' m.
See your neatest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
New Pier No. ,North River, New
35 York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga.
W. L.JAMES, S.Third ,
,Agent, 13 Street Philadelphia.
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway New York. And Intermediate Landings on the Si Johns River.
J.D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent. Sav.,Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway.N. Y. '
J.L. ADAMS Gen'l East.Agt. F.C. & P. R. R., A.DeW.SAMPSON,General Agent Leaves SANFORD, 5.00 a. m., and ENTERPRISE, 5.30 a. m.
C' 353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston. MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS, for JACKSONVILLE.General .
t J. P.BECKWITH General Agent 71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. '
j WALTER HAWKINS Fla. Pass.71 Agent West Bay Street Jacksonville.,W.E.ARNOLD Gen.Trav. Pass.Agt., Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville .

t. A.J. COLE Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green, New York.M. .
H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager,Bowling Green,New York. *
W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. B. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
BOURS. M. IRONMONGER;Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla.
x JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO., J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla.: "

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