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:
January 18, 1896
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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University of Florida
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Preceded by:
Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by:
Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you ale getting Know that "
; 'f C.C L r. Taker's aCaIogifor t 'e 1895-6. you are buying of a Grower. and not a.second or third hand dealer.. ,4. ,,

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." ';Enlarged, rewritten, newly illustrated; 60; 50 engravings; model of typographical art.
latest practice and best methods of Culture.- Most recent experience in orchard and market'with
varieties new and old 'W the most Extensive in the State and osier all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums .Pears.
Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs,Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds, Satsuma and other. Oranges. andIemona '

Whlclf stilt free upon application,describes over 300 varieties of fruits, and ornamentals. offered ORANGE and TRIFOLIATA. STOCKS' ;.-'.>'
for FLORIDA and lower South -
including Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shin. ..j ;'
Satstiina on Trifoliata-HarJy Orange on Hardy, Stock.GLEN NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE; /,; !. ...k', 45-"ii:;";'
w = ST. MARY NURSERIES It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.. .
Write for Catalogue and any infoimation wanted, '. ', :, .. .
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!: PALM NURSERIES. Sencj-for'Catalogue.;. find Prices from f Firs t'+lands) j

S We hAre Unusually Large and Fine Stock of Hardy Palms,

Shrubbery, Trees,Tines and all Manner of Plants

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Those contemplating planting can save money by calling on or corre- .:-

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:ROUTE GEO. H. WRIGHT Orlando,, Florida.. /

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Canaiffre Culture.
"'destined to supplant oak and hemlock .
A car load of canaigre root was re- bark as a source of tannin for the 1 / AlI
'Florida Central and Peninsular ceived yesterday by Mayor Gore to be use of the leather makers.

.NEW THROUGH ROUTES. used on an experimental plantationnear This experiment may prove of great Kt
New York to Jacksonville by this place. The root came from value to farmers of Florida who are 7 iy xI
New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash- :Monahans Texas. It looking for a reliable
and ington. Southern Railway to was shipped by money crop.
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k Northern Columbia, Florida Central & R. J. Kerr, for whom the experimentis Prof. A. B. Blount of the College of V \
Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all
points in Florida. to be made. Agriculture, New Mexico, gives the
.t Cincinnati to Jacksonville by This is a comparatively new plant in yield under cultivation at ten tons per SI

and Queen, Southern& Crescent R'y to to Chattanooga Ever-- the commercial world. It is a nativeof acre ; and the October number of theN I igWA'IVA' p p1E pi
I Florida}ette, Florida Central & Penin- the arid regions of Arizona and New ew York Leather Manufacturer

J9. Limited.. sular all important Florida Mexico, where it was found in a natural gives the value of the green root at

Kansas City Kansas City: Fort Scott & state,and where its value as a source $6 i per ton. The sliced and dried root i
mndJackio'vllle Memphis Kansas Cit of tannic acid first sells in Scotland ;
to Birmingham Southern K'y' was discovered. The readily Glasgow, at
Th o' Line to Everette, Fla. Central & first shipments for the purpose of tan- $40 per ton. The demand is practi- ,
Peninsular Louis to to Jacksonville all Fla. ning was wild roots. The demand was cally unlimited.The 1E J JI

18t. Short Line to Du Quoin, found to be so great,and the profits to root will be planted a mile or
Holly Route.Sp'gt Central City, Memphis to Holly&Sp'gs Birmingham -, the diggers so large, that there was two south of town, partly in young

J to Birmingham,Sou.R' danger of extermination of the plant. orange groves that were cut off by
'y to Everette and F. C.&P.
Sioux City & Chicago to Jack. Then some far-sighted men undertookthe last winter's cold, and partly on !I
Holly Sp'gs sonville. Ill. Cent. to Holly cultivation of the plant. Among vacant land. In the young groves I
Sp' K., C. M. & B. to Birmingcam
Route.New } gs Sou. R'y to Ever-- these was :Mr. Kerr, who now has extensive the plants will be put out in rows between .
ette and the F. C. & P. plantations in New Mexico, the rows ot trees. The plant iz'i/dfl\\RI///\

t Orleans Junction.Louls'ille & Nash'ille F. C. & to P.River only Old Mexico, Arizona and Texas.It somewhat resembles rhubarb or pie % rl \

I To }between route with New through Orleans sleepersJaokao'ville and responds readily to cultivation, plant, but somewhat smaller, and
Jacksonville. the root attaining twice to four times there is nothing about it to remain in \

'. J The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in the size and weight of those found in the ground to interfere with subse
Florida running through the a wild condition. Analysis shows the quent cultivation. :Mr. Gore now hasa ,
... Tobacco Memons,
Stock farming and Dairy Section, root to contain 20 to 30 per cent of green plant with the roots attached,

Orange,Banana reach and and Strawberry Pineapple Country Lands, tannic acid, and it is easily extracted in his office, which can be seen by pfiD \
Phosphate Belt. and rendered available for use. those who care to examine it.
Hat the Silver and
. Spring
Other Fine Scenery.The In the experiments conducted in If this experiment of Mr. Kerr's it

Great Scathes Hunting the Noted Country.Fishing Ground. the west it seems to thrive best in a proves successful, it is his purpose to
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety sandy, friable soil. It is in such land plant on a far larger scale next year, \
f. of soils in the State,and above all that the roots attain the largest size, as well as to supply Florida farmers

.. Runs Where over It Is the High Central and Healthy.Rldgeland I and thus far it seems to do best in with seed root to enable them to engage ;'
Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers poor lands.A in the cultivation of the root.- ? ,
the best freight facilities for any produce to
the Northern markets. Send for the popular year or two ago Mr. Kerr sent Orlando Reporter.
song small quantities of the root to different :
with its spirited words and beautiful music portions of this State to have it Work on the soap factory is goingon t1\
descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and tested. The result was so satisfactory and the completion of the build \
which is gotten in elegant style-Six
of full sized best up music Florida containing pages alsoa that he visited Florida in October last, ing may be looked for by February15th. ,-
picture of a home in and a hunting and while here arranged with Mr. The factory conducted by Davies -
scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in i
stamps to pay expense of distribution.) Gore for planting on a somewhat extensive & Rutledge in Indianapolis em ."
free Send) and also note for the the towns best map of route.Florida(sen scale. Preparations have been ploys 200 hands the year round, and

A.O.MACDONBLLG.P.A quietly conducted for some time. Mr. it is expected that the Tampa plant PRICE OF CORN.
Jacksonville,Fla. Packet of zoo grains....... ...........xo cents
A. G.
Branham was enlisted and he will require the services of thirty men M Pint......................n.. ........... ftocenti:
now has fifty acres of land at the outset, which number will be Pint ............ ..... ...... ..............30 cents
The Fla: Cent. & Peninsular R. R. for immediate prepared increased the business Quart ................: .........f......50 cent
planting. The as develops. (The above are postpaid). :"
Offers to Shippers work will begin today and will be Every grade of from the K Peck......,.................:;.........1.00
' soap, quality Peck........... ....... ........... ..... .. 150 w
The Shortest and Quickest Route pushed with all possible dispatch, as commonly used in the kitcken to the Bushel....................... .............- 5.00
r BETWEEN the season is already well advanced. finest toilet and bath soaps are to be H. G. HASTINGS & CO
t FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS INrTHE It is a winter growing plant, making turned out here, and the new industry Interlachen Fla.,
EAST AND WEST. its growth from November another in
to April, means big spoke Tampa'srapidly
:' is better equipped Ventilated than Cars ever,this ever company to- when the top dies off, and if not dug revolving wheel of progress. DIETZ DRIVING LAMP.\
; handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops and the roots remain dormant through the -Tribune. t-
insure close connections and prompt despatchto !] A Driving Lamp that gives tIIbn11' .
kV; all Eastern and Western Markets. summer. It grows'and thrives throughthe I -*- .
#i. )..... Through oars to destination with frosts and winters of New Mexico Mr. Charles Prida, foreman in the iant light and will not blow nor jarout

:' ,out Perishable change or delay. by wire and and Arizona, and therefore will never cigar factory here, has a process That is the kind we offer you. .

'". shippers advised time passing various Junction find cold enough in Florida to injureit. whereby new tobacco is made to burnas Price, S3.SO. ,

.. All claims and for arrival overcharges at destination.and loss prompt Mr. L. C. Smith, a winter resident free and as clean from any strong Delivered anywhere in U.S. or CanadaSatisfaction {l
ly adjusted. of Florida, obtained a small 1 flavor as that four or five years old. -

t viaee.that C. & r.your R. R.goods are marked quantity of seed root a year ago which I He submitted a sample last week for *

''. For information call on or address the un- he planted. It is now making a strong comparison with Gadsden county tobacco GuaranteedSend

z dentijraed TA tOIL YLOR.Trav.A'gt, Ocala,Fla. and vigorous growth, and he is so well 1 cured by an expert in '93, and U for book-Free
W./D. TUCKER, Gen.A'f.'t,Orlando, Fla. pleased with it that he is preparing to the cigars made from Waltoncountytobacco
""u/ O.W.M.R.HOLDEN FULLER,Trav.Trav.A'gX Ag .Tamp Leesburg.Fla.Fla plant two or three acres at eftce. Mr. I I I cut in September and put BimmcoHP l ,

Or' N..S. PENNINGTON. Jacksonville,Traffic Manager,Fla. Smith is a practical tanner, and has I through his process were much thebest 60 LAIQHT ST.,

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The Parson Brown Orange. obtained buds from some one of Mr. Brown, should be careful in learningthe fore touching them Rural knew that :l-,""f'
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. Brown's trees other than mine. Mr. origin of the buds they buy: Thereare they were not Floridas.
There seems to be with orange grow- Brown had been instructed by me to parties here at Lake Weir who Young man, do you call these
ers a considerable interest manifested permit no one to cut buds from my have a limited supply of buds of the Florida oranges? ,
r in the Parson Brown orange, and,as-I tree unless by my orders, and I am pure strain which they are offering for "Yep," said he, sucking hard on ;
t once owned the tree that produced satisfied that for the several years I spring budding. The Carney Com- his pipe to keep it a going.
t : this now famous orange, and was the owned the tree no buds were taken pany, the owners of the wild grove Rural took one, cut a hole in the
first orange grower who brought this from it. :Mr. Brown was a very conscientious -. that was budded with the Carner Parson stem end and placed it to his mouth.
f; fine fruit to the notice of the Northern honest man,and would not Brown twenty years ago, have a "Great American gridiron! he
i public, I will, with} your, permission, have permitted any depredation on my considerable quantity of these buds wanted to exclaim, but the choice
lit give your readers a short history of tree, and he informed me that he protected they will dispose of; a few hundredof Florida orange juice had taken the ",
t k, this tree. I judge there are many who, my tree,but that a considerable their old trees escaped the blizzardof saliva from his mouth and throat and
''I'f expecting to propagate this fruit, would number of buds had been cut from his last winter with original buds pre. he was choking. After awhile he
i, be glad to know someting of its histo other trees to be used building up served. Mr.M. Turnley also has buds said in his pleasant way, Youngman
ry, origin, etc. groves[ with sweet tops. I am satisfied of pure strain for sale, while some others I am hard of hearing; pardonme
r I will.begin back some twenty odd that possibly thousands of trees in have buds also in limited quantities for asking you again, did you say
years. In the year 1874 and others Florida, supposed to have the Parson for disposal, hence any one wish- that these were Florida oranges?" ,_ .".:
had bought lands at Lake Weir, FJa., Brown fruit, were budded with some ing to propagate this early fine orangecan The crowd in the store evidentlysaw
for the purpose of fruit growing, and of Mr. Brown's trees other than mine. get their supply of buds that are that the band would soon play
had in the purchase obtained an island I[ have heard some few orange growerssay pure and originated from the parent and gathered about Rural. The young ..
t in Lake Weir that had a growth that they did not regard the Par- tree once owned by me. man laid down his dirty pipe and
covering thirty or forty acres of wild son Brown orange either extra early or J. L. CARNEY. looked very fatigued and could only
' sour orange trees. In the summer of f highly flavored. I can only accountfor Lake Weir, Fla. feebly articulate, "Yep."
:I 1874 I had the tops of these sour orange these expressions from the belier f f'I .14. Rural threw down his card. He .
.s; trees cut off, and about the that those persons have never grown Choice Florida Oranges." has them printed on purpose to catch
part of September of that year these the pure Parson Brown,and had never Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: these fellows. The young fellow at
trees were in good condition to take eaten the fruit, but had propagated an It did not take Florida long to earna first appeared indifferent,then he tried .
the, sweet buds. Then the questionarose orange by buds from some one of Mr. reputation for growing the best orange to whistle, but finally took up the card
as to where to get the buds to Brown's later maturing fruit trees. on earth, because she possessedall and read, Rural, Fancy Orange
put in them. I wanted only a first The facts in regard to earliness and the elements for bringing about sucha Grower, Keuka, Fla." A great change
class, all-round orange to use buds flavor of the pure Parson Brown or- result. At no time in the historyof came over the six-dollar clerk, and he
Q from. I made many enquiries of perSons ange are these. There is not and has orange-growing has her claim beenso said very pleasantly :
as to where to find an orange never been an orange grown in Florida generally allowed as now when she "You see, we sent to Chicago for
tree of extra qualities to obtain) these as early in maturity the genuine has no oranges to ship. Newspapers, five boxes of Florida oranges and got
buds, but failed to get satisfactory in Parson Brown. Nor is there an or- buyers, sellers and users all miss Flor this lot. We bought them for Flor
formation.In ange grown in Florida that during idas, and the quality must have beenexcellent idas."
2 quest of a suitable orange tree for September, October and November, to be missed when the mar- You don't think that they are
I buds I went into that portion of Sum approaches in flavor the high'flavored, ket is well stocked from all the orange- Floridas, do you?"
ter county south of Sumterville, and Parson Brown. growing sections of the earth.It "No; but we bought them for
I visited a considerable number of citi The keeping qualities of this orangeare is, however, to be regretted that Floridas"
zens who had small groves of from six astonishing. I have kept this orange Floridians are engaged in tarnishing, "Why do you have that sign in the '
to twenty trees. In conversation with L packed in the ordinary way from for a time at least, our great reputation window calling them Choice Florida
these various persons all claimed to four to five months after it was cut and practicing fraud, if the New Oranges' when you know that theyare
have a fine orange-as good, or aboutas from the trees perfectly sound, not York papers are to be believed. not? "
good, as Uncle Brown's. Now, one per cent loss by decay. Among them the "Country Gentle You see, Mister, in the first place
ti t Uncle Brown was an old-fashione d Now as to the origin of this famous man" says "on good authority," that that sign came in the box. In thee
Methodist preacher, who lived about orange. It has been many years since A number of Floridians, after th second place, we could not sell them
tt fifteen miles south of Sumterville. I my several talks with Mr. Brown i in second freeze, went to Jamaica and for 5 cents each if we did not call
t' concluded I had best examine :Mr. reference to this tree, but if I remem :Mexico and bought up all the orangesin them Floridas.' .
sf Brown's trees, as all parties concurred ber correctly Mr. Brown told me that sight and are now shipping themto "Honesty, my young friend, is the r
f in the opinion that his fruit was thoughtto the fruit which produced the tree camefrom New York, Philadelphia and Boston best policy. Don't you think you had
* be very superior. I went to :Mr. Savannah, Ga., and was obtained marked 'Choice Florida Or better take down the sign, as it is a
.f' Brown's, and found in his yard five from an English vessel then in port. anges.' fraud? "
; fine, large seedling trees, all healthyand At that time England had the monop Is such business honest? Is it nota Maybe I had better,"said he, and '
full of fruit. I examined this fruit oly of the export carrying trade of f fraud? It is certainly obtaining he took it off the gas jet and set it
r very critically on each of Mr.Brown's China-and judging from the growth money under false pretenses and for back on a shelf. The crowd laughed
I +s trees, but only on one tree did I find habit of the tree, its symmetrical proportions the sake of our reputation should be at "Jimmy," as they called him, and
the; fruit well flavored; the other four prolificness, :etc., it is of stopped.To Rural escaped amid cheers.
trees did not produce an extra, early Chinese origin. Both Gallesio and show how this fraud works out The next day one of the crowd that
fruit, but later in the season all of f Barton, good authority on citrus fruit, to the consumer, Rural l will illustratea was present told Rural that "Jimmy" .::
them matured a good, well flavored describe the growth habits of the orig case in which he took a part. He said he would put up the sign again :Z:::..
orange. inal orange of China as identical with was going along a busy street in a "as soon as that old fool left, :1
I learned from :Mr. Brown that the the characteristics of the tree I bought. city in Illinois when he noticed a pyramid town." Perhaps it is doing duty over .
habit of this early maturing fruit tree from Mr. Brown. of bright looking oranges in a a lot of California or Jamaica oranges, 's :,.,.'
was well established, and that since iY i it I will here state that the fall I window of a fruit store, and a sign and is as truthful as many other signs -
began bearing it matured its fruit every bought this tree it was supposed to be swinging from a gas burner just above we know of. RURAL. .
-; I concluded that thiswas fifteen old from the seed and I them read: Keuka Fla. Jan.
early. 12.
year very years .,
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I what I wanted, and bought it for gathered nearly three thousand oran ..
t ,. $80. This tree was used exclusivelyto ges from it that season. Choice Florida Oranges. Editor Parmer Forcing and Fruit-Grower: the Sprouts.: .
bud the wild sour, grove with at I I have written all that i ibecessarpyin is . . . The freeze of last winter has rid us
Lake Weir. reference to this famoustree The placard brought up Rural sharp, of two plagues-the scale and the
Assoon as this grove commenced; ; I will however add that on ac and going into the store he addressee everlasting croaker-and caused us '
f, bearing the fruit was sent to market, count of many groves in Florida being a six-dollar clerk who was engaged i in not only to raise hay and grain for our i
and,'on account of its earliness and budded with buds taken from :Mr. the arduous labor of drawing pure air stock, but is causing everyone to pay :
r extra fine flavor, the prices obtained I Brown's trees other than from my through a very dirty looking pipe. more attention to deciduous fruits. ',
k were much above the average; andsoon tree, the prefix of my name has been Have you some nice Florida or Not that any orange groves are going '
the reputation of the Parson added to the pure Parson Brown or anges?" to be given up by any means, but
%own orange spread over Florida. ange, and locally it is known here as .' Yes, sir. How many?" nearly everyone is planting more or Jt* -
Maay orange growers visited Mr. the Carney Parson Brown, to distinguish How do you sell them ? less pear, peach and plum trees, allot
... $Jk6wn; for buds, and, being under the it from other varieties originating Nickel a,one." which do well here with but little extra
-- impression that any and all of Mr. with :Mr. Brown. Persons want He put on the show case a hal attention.

Brown's.trees" produced' the.same fruit, ing buds of the pure Carney Parson dozen bright looking oranges. Be Orange's cherry. plum that origin-, t
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ated here is being largely planted not in dates and names of varieties, that pruning may be done at any time 1. High, dry, sandy or sand loamsoll. *
only l in this section, but as far southas equally applicable both to North and in November, December or January, .b

''. Tampa. Being such an enormous South Florida. and is carried out on the same linesas 2. Careful selection of varieties 1 i
bearer and ripening its delicious cook- Edgewood farm is situated on a in the Connecticut orchards, except most hardy in fruit bud. 1 I

ing fruit during the hot months of 1 broad, level plateau, of some 600 that, as fruit buds are seldom killedin 3. Vigorous,healthy seedling stocks, '
July and August, when other fruit is 1 feet elevation. Before planting the winter in that part of Georgia, it is budded from bearing trees of undoubted -
scarce, and being such a firm fruit for
shipping, it is bound to be popular 1 blocks 500 by 1,000 feet, with broad swell in February.The 4. Trees given entire possession of i
wherever introduced. avenues running north and south, and disease called "yellows" is not the land from the start. :

There have been a number of good cross streets east and west. Thrifty known, but spring frosts in March, 5. Thorough culture from the opening :
suggestions in THE FARMER AND June-budded trees, straight whips 15 after the fruit sets, are a serious drawback of spring till the. first or middle of
FRUIT'GROWER as to the best plan to to 30 inches high, were planted, after to success, and must always be August. 'Ii
i. be adopted to bring our large rebud- being shortened to 12 or 15 inches; counted on to come quite frequently; 6. Liberal annual manuring, broadcast
'. ded orange trees forward as rapidly as all the roots, except a few stubs i to yet there have been but two total failures with commercial manures rich in
possible, and a great diversity of opinion 1 34\ inches in length, being cut away. of the peach crop in this region potash and phosphoric acid and lacking '1,
exists as to what to do with the The entire 100,000 trees were thus for twenty years past. in nitrogen

: sprouts. Some advocate leaving all pruned. These trees were quicklyyet The Elberta is a native of the section 7. Low heading and close annual 1'
on the first season, then remove them well planted in soft, mellow and is undoubtedly the best mar- pruning for the first five years.
by degrees; others stake the buds and ground by simply pushing a straight- ket peach down there, and so the 8. Keep out most borers with some
I keep all sprouts down. Both of these back Ames spade 6 or 8 inches down mistake has been made of plantingtoo suitable wash and dig out all others.
; plans, I think, weaken the bud, es and pressing it forward a little to many of this variety and not 9. Search for traces of yellows
E pecially the latter, as it cuts off the make room enough to insert the root- enough of earlier or later kinds ; so every week of the growing season,andat
t nourishment from the roots on the pruned tree at proper depth. Pull that in seasons of abundance the mar- first sign pull up and burn every in-
f, opposite side of the stump and soon ing out the spade and firming about kets are likely to be taken by surprise fested tree.
kills them outright. The plan that I the tree with the feet completed the with the luscious Elberta and not as 10. Thin the fruit so that there

". have adopted is to bend a sprout over operation of planting. The survey able to handle all at as good prices as shall never be what is termed a full
I the stump from the opposite side and ing, platting, checking off rows, prun- they would bave been had earlier va-
\ bud it into the growing bud, then an- ing, and planting were all done at a rieties been more plentiful, and thus crop.On these ten commandments hang

other sprout from the other two sides cost of less than one-half cent per paved the way for this delicious varie most of the law and all the profits.An .
of the stump, and bud them into the tree. Ninety-nine and one half percent ty. Other sections of Georgia have orchard established
bud also. In fact, I have as high as of the trees started and made a also developed great orchards, and lines in this latitude on these
i six or seven sprouts budded into some fine growth, and now, at the end of extensive plantings are also being be fruit may confidently J
depended to
of my growing buds.. These soon three years, the orchard is a model of f made in southern :Missouri and Color there seldom upon nearly every
, unite and the tree is not its kind. year, being an entire
young only ado, but as yet none on quite so largea failure of the for
crop; even though
F much more secure against storms than After planting the trees, each had scale as in Georgia. 90 per cent of the fruit buds be killed
\ it would be tied to a stake, but is receiving -
: scattered about it one-half of f
'( pound Twenty or more years ago there was by extreme frosts of winter, the re
the nourishment
{i through cotton seed-meal and cotton-hull ashes
hardly an acre of commercial orchardin maining 10 per cent will usually givea
I t sprouts from all the roots. Soft, rapid mixed half and half. This Connecticut
was while now each profitable Indeed
year crop. followingout
f f. growing shoots are more pliable and I turned under during :March,when the from the
middle of August to October, these lines, I have not for eight
{ti. unite very readily, although I use old : whole orchard was plowed with mod that State has not only her supply of years failed of having fruit each season .
1 sprouts as weal; but they require tying ern steel plows to a depth of several 1 peaches, but thousands of baskets to two ,
; crops very light indeed,
t I;' with string after wrapping with wax inches greater than was ever before send to less fortunate neighbors. Before three others when only a little thinning .
t cloth, or they may spring loose. Buds known in that section subsoil
a plow embarking in the business of peach I had to be done, and four when
\ treated in this in the
way early seasonwill being used in many cases. growing I thought I had learned at from one-half to one-fifth of all the
t f make a tree double the size by Cotton, corn, and nursery stock least two essential things: (i) That fruit that "set" had to be picked off in ;
next winter that it would if all the
r were between the trees the first
grown peaches required highdryrolling land, its early stages to permit the rest to
t sprouts' ? were kept off. year, and in July every vacant spot with perfect frost and water drainage, come to fullest maturity.
\ WM. L. ORANGE. was sown to cowpeas, and the past and ((2)) that they must have thoroughand Our earliest plantings were a rod .4

f; ... "' Manville, Fla. .. two seasons peas and soja beans have frequent culture. Subsequentevents apart each way, and were so continued t i_
!? 7' Southern covered the entire orchard after mid
Peaoh Culture. proved these conclusions fully for some years. For the sakeof
The report of the U. S. Pomologist t season, no other fertilizer being ap warranted, and developed other essentials experiment, in 1884, when planting
:/ 'r T for 1894 contains an article on peach plied except a very little in a few to success. So at this time I feel 1 the 22-acre orchard before referred-:

\ culture, by J. H. Hale, the noted spots where growth was not quite up that, while there is yet much to learn, to, ii acres were planted 18 byf8 }
grower of Georgia and Connecticut. to the standard. Tree growth in thatpart we do understand the basicprinciplesof feet, and n ;acres 12 by 12 .feet
; .Though based on Georgia experience, of Georgia begins early in February successful culture in Connecticut. 134 trees to the acre on half,
L : the article is with the proper changer s and ceases in September, soL To my mind they are: I It. and ,>joo trees to the one.acre ont ,

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MONTICELLO, FLA.,July 1St, 1895. I ..
We certify that W. M. Girardeau weighed in our presence six of his I ;'-",
new "Triumph" Watermelons, their weights being 67,68,68,70,71 and 76
pounds. Total for the aix melons, 420 pounds. Send for Catalogue full of information as to .. .
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Melons Cantaloupes, Beg- ,.. -
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the other. This very close plantingwas warning from the signal service officer. Pomological Notes. not a single case have I found
only justified by the claim that stating that the temperature would fall From the recent report of the U. S. scales in the Kieffer orchard, thoughin
peach orchards were short lived any- to freezing that night. These warnings Pomologist we extract the following the nursery a larva will occasionallyget
way, and that if full crops should be do a great deal of good, but they items : upon a fruit and fix, only to be
secured in the early years, the greatest do not reach enough of our fruit and IMMUNITY FROM SCALE INSECTS. lorced out before it is half grown.
profits would come from close planting vegetable growers, and often do not I Pears of Chinese or Japanese origin, (Insect Life, vol. 7, No. 2, p. 166.)
while for a long term of years the reach them early enough in the day. and at least one cross, the Kieffer, These investigations possibly indi-
greater distance would be found most Now, our railroads can make these have in several cases been free from ,I crte a plan by which we may eventu-
profitable. In the annual application' warnings much more effectual (and the attacks of the San Jose scale, I ally produce a class of pears that will .
of fertilizer they were fed so much per they are as much interested in our while pears of European or American resist the ravages of this most trouble-
tree and not per acre. The first full crops being protected as the groweris origin have been almost entirely de some scale. The Kieffer is undoubtlyof
crop was in the fifth year, and the close ), that is, by blowing warning whis- stroyed. Dr. C. H. Hedges, of Char- oriental parentage on either the
planted returned doubled the money of tles every mile as they go south, suchas lottesville, Va., upon whose place ex- pistillate or staminate side. From the
the other. There was no crop the sixth five periments have been conducted for pure Japanese pears now grown in this
year and'a light one the seventh, and notes, first and fourth short and second the examination of the San Jose scale, country it is probable that seedlings or
no account was kept; the eighth year third and fifth lone! This wouldsi writes to this division December 5, crosses can be produced much betterin
a.large crop, and again nearly double nify "Look out for the cold," and 1895 : quality than any of that class grownat
: money from planting closely. The would be heard by every grower in I Your entomological! l division is.pretty: present.
t- ninth year a full crop was realized,and the early morning, giving him all dayto I well acquainted with the operations ot By persistent trial in this direction
\ over 50 per cent more profit from thick cover up tender vegetables. This I the San Jose scale here, but I would throughout the entire peargrowingsection
than tnin planting. This last year there signal does not interfere with any of say now, in corroboration of my re we may reasonably expect varieties
1 has been nearly a full cro, with 25 pert the other railroad signals. marks to you during your visit on the comparing favorably with the
cent greater profit from the close half. Now, Mr. Editor, will you not use exemption so far of the Kieffer, that a choicest pears in cultivation.
; For the whole term the eleven acres your influence with the railroad officials day or two after you left here, upon ORANGE.
close planted is ahead $7,000 in net to get them to warn the growerson examining a row of Boscs, I found all Lamb Summer (R. W. Pierce, Sunset
profits, and I do not think it possible the approach of severe cold in this infested, and two or three very badly, Hill, Fla.-A roundish oblong
z In its declining years that the eighteenby way in connection with the other? some branches being entirely covered. fruit size, medium; color, dark orange;
eighteen tract can ever reduce this S. P. SHEPHERD. These trees are in my Kieffer or rind thin, tough; flesh, light-amber
lead very materislly, although I lookto Palm Springs, Fla. chard, first row, and only 20 feet distant yellow, compact, heavy; tissue very
see the tide turn that way in future A railroad official to whom this mat- all the trees being 20 feet apart.I thin ; core small, slightly open ; juice
crops. With this close planting there ter was submitted says that any systemof examined carefully the adjoining medium in quantity; acidity not mark-
was, of course, very close annual prun- whistles, added to those which are Kieffer rows and found not a scale. ed; sweetness medium; aroma faint;
ing. necessary in controlling the movementof The exemption of my single Mikado quality good, but not equal to Hart
Finding twelve by twelve so very trains, is confusing to the trainmen, pear is most interesting. One limb of Late. Season, late spring and early
profitable, but a little crowded for the and increases the liability of accident. it rested on a thoroughly infested summer.
1- best working of the land, we have in That the accidents which would prob- Duchess, which I destroyed in the Neve Late (E.Neve, Tampa, Fla.)-
' all plantings here the last four years ably occur would more than counter- fall, without any attachment of the Obtained as a bud from either Jamaicaor
put the trees thirteen by thirteen feet, balance the benefit derived from the scale insect. The tree now is per Cuba, about ten years ago. Fruit
257 trees per acre; and also, in establishing warnings.It fectly healthy and vigorous. slightly obovate; size below medium ;
an orchard of over 100,000 is not for an outsider to controvert John B. Smith, entomologist of the color reddish yellow; rind very thin
trees at Fort Valley, Ga., planted the an expert opinion, but we believe New Jersey Experiment Stations re- and tough, slightly bitter; flesh red
- same way,and at present see no reason the time will come when railroad man- ports : dish yellow, compact, with small vesicles
!b to regret agers,upon a more extended study and Kieffers alone are absolutely exempt, ; tissue quire tough; core small,
it.To[[ be continued.] experience of the losses resulting to and closely following comes the Le compact; acidity moderate, pleasant ;
.. their traffic receipts from frost,will find Conte, which is rarely infested in the sweetness marked; aroma marked and
Railroad Farmer and Signals Fruit-Grower.for FrostEditor means to obviate the difficulty above nursery and never in my experiencein pleasant, very good. Season, April
In this section we live in a network mentioned. the orchard. and early May. Very productive! ,
I \,,\ of railroads. I can hear the trains on. .. One tree grafted with Lawson and producing its fruit in clusters of from
jfive roads: I do not go to our station"very Hundreds of bales of long staple Kieffer had the Lawson branch and five to seven.
1 often( ; I was there about sunseton cotton.' are being shipped now from fruit covered with scales, while the POMELO.
Saturday. There was posted Gainesville. Kieffer branch was entirely free. Marsh Seedless (C. M. Marsh;LakeI -

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Insecticide Lime, $7.00 per Ton WILSON & TOOMER, Jacksonville,
Seed Potatoes at Wholesale Prices.

land, Fla.-Size large j form roundish, Tobacco.Tobacco has shown it to be readily availablefor
slightly necked at base .
very ; stem Fatttnel1&
small ; surface moderately smooth; .............-. --""- plant food, and quickly assimilatedby ....,..
the various forms of plant life. The """- - -
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indented; weight heavy; rind thin, Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. usually manipulated, and that word Bulletin No. 31, of the Florida Experiment -

one-sixteenth to one-eighth inch, quite Your remarks in your issue of the may mean much more than treating I ( Station, just issued from

free; segments 12, irregular; flesh 4th inst., in reply to A. P. B., contain with acid. the press, has a very valuable article
light grayish green, tender; vesicles some very interesting data but in
; my There are two or three firms in Eu- on the above subject
small, irregularly placed; tissue thin, opinion you are only partially correct rope who have made immense sums Twenty years ago it was considered

translucent; core three fourths of an when you say that "guano alone of money by importing guanos and .by many people living in this State

inch in diameter, spongy; juice abun- will give the plant size and push its manipulating them and selling as ammonia I that this crop could not be grown sue

and dant, transparent; acidity, sweetness growth" but when that is said all is -fixed guanos. Two that I knowof cessfully. Later experience has demonstrated
; are in the business yet, and they I that not only can the crop
; seeds very few (only six in large I agree with you that it needs the purchase by far the largest quantity of ,be grown, but that it is profitable for

fruit), large, plump, ,whitish-a few addition of potash, in the form of sulphate guanos imported into the United :, whole communities to make this their

abortive. Season, February and :March. but with that addition I am Kingdom. money crop. To those who understand -

Orange Pomelo(A. L.Duncan, Dun strongly of the opinion that guano will Your statement as to tobacco being I how to manipulate this plant it is
edin, Fla.-A) chance hybrid between produce a finer texture and finer I
a finer in Cuba than in Florida, no matter as certain to be a paying crop as any
orange and pomelo. Size large ; flavor and cigar leaf tobacco than any what fertilizers are used, I think is other.

roundish oblate; stem set in slight form of compound fertilizer that can open to question. Last year whilst As has been stated before, it will

and regular depression; apex short, be made from any other source; andI at my home in Fort :Meade, Fla., not pay any one to go into this industry -
blunt, even with surface ; surface don't state this merely from theory
myself and a few others, including t as a temporary employment.
smooth, slightly irregular; color light 11 but from the result of careful expert Mr. J. E. Roberson and Hay Boyd, There is too much downright hard .

orange yellow; oil cells large, distinct, ment by experienced growers of Cuban experimented with some of the Vuelta experience in tomato raising to warrant .

prominent; weight medium ; rind me cigar leaf tobacco. Your own sug Abajo .tobacco, and produced what the undertaking of it for a single

dium, closely adherent; segments 13, gestion, that rank manures should be experts admitted to be a very fine crop or so. Your neighbor cannot
slightly irregular; flesh yellow, trans avoided, is in full accord with
my quality of leaf, though we did not superintend your work, nor can he
lucent, very tender, with moderately theory, when one considers the
composition ]know anything about the methods of give you sufficient instruction to enable -
large vesicles, quite compact; tissue and causes which produced curing it for cigars. During the past: you to carry it on successfully.

moderately thick ; core large, closed ; that world-famed fertilizer. j few weeks, after extensively The operations from the buying of the
juice yellowish, abundant; flavor mild I would also suggest that what would j throughout the State for a location seed to receiving the cash for returnsare
_ acid, with the sweetness and bouqucharacteristic et be a good fertilizer for chewing and
j in which to grow Cuban tobacco, a so many and varied that the beginner
. of the orange; bitterness coarse smoking tobacco would not large i colony of Cubans have settled is very liable to make a mis

. very slight. Season February and necessarily be suited to. a fine cigar there, and already planted seed fore a L take somewhere. The prospective

March. tobacco, where quality and texture ar considerable acreage. These gentlemen I gardener should not consider it insur

paramount and quantity a secondary are sanguine as to results, and ;mountable, but he would better begin

Fumigating Trees. consideration. state that the quality and condition of I ; moderately and work up gradu
Unfortunately Peruvian guano i is much of ally.
our land is almost identical 1
Southern California has had considerable now in very small supply, and only a
with that of the Vuelta Abajo district PROCURING SEED.
experience in fighting black little is imported to this country,chiefly in the island of Cuba. It is not out of place to emphasize ',
scale on orange trees, both by fumigating i iby manufacturers for manipulation 4
and by the use of imported Moreover, much so-called Peruvian If "A. P. B." will write to CaptainE. the advice given before, that one 1

parasites. The Ontarior Observergives is sold that is Alonzo Cordery, the vice-president should procure nothing short of the 1
guano not in the
the cost of fumigation guano, of the Cuban Tobacco Growers' Company very best article in buying seed. Ifa I
usingcyanide proper sense, at all. Peruvian
guanocan of Fort a new variety has been offered to the
Meade Fla. he
of potassium and sulphuricacid however, be obtained; also other: ca I trade 1
for in probably learn something about fertilizers go slow before discarding the
trees height from 6 to 30, natural guanos, cave, etc., which are
feet and breadth of from for the Cuban leaf tobacco. old and well tried one. Buy of no
foliage to valuable
4 equally as far as they go>, but
feet with J. NORTHCOTT. one seedmen that you know to be
20 proportions of chemicalsand though generally lower in ammonia
I Atlanta Ga. entirely reliable in their dealings.The .
water. The ,
cost runs from 3 to Our fertilizer laws, however, are a
I seedman has his
t cents, to the size of the barrier reputation at !
th 30 according to the sale of genuine guano, --- -
ft tree. In addition there is the stake, but you have your capital. .1
cost of inasmuch as they
only recognize the
Among the large porkers killed, so Then there is some choice even
an expert at 40 cents an hour, assistants phosphoric acid as of market value far as heard from, one by Lee Edwards 1- among the seedmen who belong to fj
and a team. With plenty of tentsand when in a water or citratesolublex
weighing 335 pounds, one by the first.class; buy tomato seed from
a good force of assistants
an e: whereas the bulk of
the John Edward I
weighing 525 pounds, the firm that makes this their special 1
pert ought to fumigate a ro-acre phosphoric acid in
groveof guano does not and Dan
one Edwards
whose; work, and the same with other seed.p .
well-grown trees for 25 to 30 centsa conform to these conditions, althoughthe j weight is estimated to be fully 60 SEED SOWING.

tree. experience of some half a century I pounds. Next!-Quincy New Era. In South Florida it i3 not necessary ,

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have any other protection on the' should be kept in this bed until the weeks three Plymouth Rocks savedme t --

.- seed-bed than shade; it is well to be'I danger from grasshoppers in the fieldis the trouble of feeding longer; the MEW MAMMOTH j

able to supply this however. The past. They may be kept in this rest throve and developed splendidlv. book Poultry ever published Guide for contains 1890 nearly Facet 100

seedbed should be made as carefully bed until they are ten inches high; It is ra her unusual for Plymouth pages poultry all houses printed, sure In remedies colors! plans and for recipe beet 1 1

in the tomato section as the hot bed there is nothing gained by setting out Rocks to crow under four mintb, and for all diseases and bow to make poultry .
1 gardening PAT. Sent 15c. 1
or the cold-frame is made in Northern small plants. The object of shiftingthe but three of these have since three JoJuiBauoher, ry oz9 Freeport, HI ;

Florida. Some tomato growers have plants so many times is to harden months old. The pullets look quite

planted the seed in the field; /: ;., it and give them a strong fibrous root- mature. The Brahmas and Games,

was not sown in beds. From the system. A plant grown without shift though fine specimens, are not un THE IMPROVED VICTOR

amount of trouble that this gives rise ing is usually wanting in the first particular usual.I J

to there can be no doubt but that the and always in the second. experimented somewhat in feed-

method of planting in the seed-bed is [To be continued.] bread and milk the first few days, then _. Hatches INCUBATOR Chickens by Steam. :
better and cheaper in the end. At : boiled hominy,after three weeks vary- -: AbeolnteJYlelt-re.illatl..*

the time of the year when the seed i ing with raw, then oats. I prefer rata. and The cheapest simplest first-class most Hatchet reliable,

must be planted the insects and the I Poultry. wheat but it has been so hard to 4canta, QEO.ERTEL&C0.Circulars frt&
weeds are exceedingly destructive.The .........................-...-............-..... get ,QainoyIIIIHATCH
good wheat that I had to rely on something
ease and efficiency with which Edited by s. S. DeLANOY Apopfca Fla. else. Then the chicks had the

one can take care of the plants in a Successful Poultry-Keeping in run of the pea-field. A big hawk located

plant-bed will more than compensate Florida. them, and had some choice eat -

for the time required in setting I Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ing. There was one special Plymouth :

them out. No one should commence the keep Rock male I was comparing with the ..

SEED BED. ing of poultry unless he takes it up as two Games; both kept about the same
a life business. The young man who weight, though the Plymouth Rock Chickens : :. t jai:
The plot of ground after being
prepared engages in it should recollect that no looked the larger. I still have the ---- EXCaSIOR Inccbator
for the seed should be rich in .
. either business can be made very profitablein four Games, four Brahmas, one cross- Simplt.. ieouaods Ptrftct. la SVRtflt.tug. ucct"raloperation. '
nitrogenous matter
. ; compost or L.wet
commercial fertilizer will be found to one or two years. He should eschew bred, but only fourteen Plymouth ClrcalarilSendCe..res. Int-elftM. lUtrher priced nade.GKO. .
tobacco and all Rocks. Two shut of their for II. 8TAIIL
give good results cotton-seed meal liquor. He got out 111 ni.C.ulon*. 1 1 4 tal59*. has given excellent;results. Whatever should rise at 4 a. m. in summer and coop and a polecat had a good supper.

substance is used it should be workedin 5 a. m. in winter. He should select a The hawks got the rest, except two

thoroughly, and the bed be allowed piece of dry, healthy land, not over we ate. The only special care they Two fish concerns, two bakeries,

"t. stand ten days or two weeks before fifteen miles from a thriving city, so have had is clean coops and water o e bar, a barrel factory, a hardwarestore

the seed is sown. During this time that he can go to it, sell his eggs, and thorough dusting with Lambert's a grocery store, two millinerystores

the intended seed bed should be kept chickens, etc., and buy his grain and Death to Lice," which accounts for international money order office

thoroughly wet so the soil can take other supplies, and come home in a uninterrupted growth. A. M. G. a machine shop, a jewelry store,

\ the fertilizer. If the plants are to up be day. A location nearer a town is Lady Lake, Fla. a law firm, three notarys public, a

shifted, a bed five by six feet will hold better in some respects, but one is t m t naval stores concern, a regular line of

enough plants for an acre, but if theyare more exposed to the depredations of Clipping Hens' Wings. steamers to Mobile, a city market,
chicken thieves.As Editor Farmer and Fruit.Grower
: about forty residences and about three
to be planted in the field without
shifting it will take a bed six by to the kinds of poultry to be Replying to Mr. Peck's query in hundred people were added to Carra-
feet. In the latter case each plant is kept, men of large experience say that the last number anent clipping hens' belle during the year 1895.-Carra-
for the South the Leghorns, or the wings. If properly done it will not belle Times.
allowed sixteen inches. If the .
square Mediterranean breeds, are best. If injure their looks nor check their lay .. .
rows are made eight inches apart, and one is to keep more than one breed ing in the least. Only the primariesor The Jamaica sorrel began to give its
the plants thinned to two inches the
in the White Wyandottes are, I think, those quills springing from the fruit in the early part of November,as
rows, it will give the required space. better for table fowls, as broilers or outer end of the wing should be cut. a substitute, in the South, for the cran

In making a plant-bed an abundanceof :, roasters. They are also good mothers. Then when the wing is at rest it does berry. This sorrel is worthy of a placein
fertilizer should be used and
water The Leghorns are seldom good persistent not show, but if the inner quills are every Florida garden; it can be used
liberally supplied. A half a sack of sitters or good mothers, though cut the wing will lop down. for sauce, pies,j jellies and jam; it bears
cotton seed meal to a space six by fifty for several months if properly cared for
excellent for laying eggs. It is bestto B. F. CARRIER. ,
feet will not be too much it
provided go slow in getting an incubator. It Crescent City, Fla. and is, taken altogether, a very desirable
is worked into the soil and
thoroughly addition to the fruits of acid
is no great job to hatch eggs in one of an
decomposed before the seed is sown. them, but rearing a lot of motherless i A COUGH SHOULD NOT BE NEG- nature, for which the human systemever
If the matter of decomposition is not .
chickens is another thing. Another LECTED. 'Brown's Bronchial Troches"are craves.-Pabor Lake Pineapple.
looked after cautiously there is .
great thing, one should combine fruit and a simple remedy and give immediate .
danger of damping off. If leaf mold Quincy is rising like a Phoenix.
in small and relief.
vegetable-growing a with sure
can be obtained from a neighboring way Brick blocks are going up. Love &
poultry-keeping. The shade of treesis -
hammock it will to haul this and Hearin's building is
pay for the well being of Feeding for Milk.It large nearing
make the bed of it, adding commercial very necessary completion. In the near future .the
fowls here in summer. Two or three should be remembered however
fertilizer, however. The fresh leaf- A. L. Wilson Co., R. K. Shaw, W.
cows are another good side issue that the food the heifer
eaten before
mold is not good, but it will be found by H. Davidson and T. L. Ward will
for skim milk is undoubtedly one of she ever gives milk may have as
excellent after the sourness has been erect large brick stores. The Quincy .
the best forms of animal food for the an influence her milk
potent upon
taken out of it by raising a crop of Electric Light, Heat and Power Company
use of poultry to be got. production as the food which she
radishes or some other short-lived will soon be a thing of life. A .
plant on it. Use four cart loads of M. CHESEBRO. eats while actually giving milk. The $4,000 M. E. Church is being erected .
Plummers, Fla.Summer. animal stands between the food and
well decomposed leaf-mold to a hundred acd a telephone line from here to Tallahassee
her milk. The food
be built
square feet of bed surface. is being thought of.-Quincy
into the animal before it is convertedinto
The leaf mold is also used for the Editor Farmer and Fmit-Grower: milk, and the peculiar quality of Herald. Tobacco does this.

seed bed. When you are sure that I had always been of the opinion the animal, which is the result of both .
the fertilizer is mixed evenly with the heretofore that June hatches did not breeding and food development will Some of the new tablecloths have
soil and is decomposed, the seed may amount to much, and chicks would chiefly determine the quality of thee deep bands of drawn work set at intervals

be sown in drills. If the plants are grow slowly. Having two extra fin milk. In the matured animal this individual from the hem to a distance of ji

to be shifted, and this is certainly advisable Plymouth Rock hens laying, and wishing quality is a fixed quality not twelve inches from the center. Others .

make the drills three or four to secure as many chicks from to be modified in any essential way are simply hemstitched and have no

inches apart, and sow the seed at the them as possible, I concluded to set except by starvation or abuse, and the ornamentation except the monogram,

: rate of five to an inch. As soon as their eggs. Just then I had a duplicate farmer who supposes that by any sort placed a little distance from the center.

the leaves (not seed leaves) appear setting of Light Brahma eggs$ sent of skillful variation in the ration he '

the plants may be pricked out and me. I exchanged with a neighborLight is going to produce rich milk or The Rural New-Yorker helps

planted in beds. Make the rows four Brahmas for Indian Games, and thin milk,or milk for butter or milk reduce the mortgage and increase -

: inches apart and set the seedlings an set them, eight in number. To giveeach for cheese, at his will, will fnd if he

inch apart in the row. When they hen a full number, I put in a few will make his experiments in as accurate the profits of the farm.

have reached a height of four inches Light Brahma eggs of my own. The a manner as they have been made Let us send it this week. Send

they should be shifted to another bed. result was thirty Plymouth Rocks, four by investigators, that he cannot do it. a

: SThis time the rows may be eight inches I I; Brahmas (two of the duplicate), four -Country Gentleman. your address ; no money. }

apart, and the plants set two inches Games (one cross-bred). I gave themto .. The Rural New-Yorlrer,

in the row. If possible the plants two hens. In the course of three Florida is on a live at-.home boom. 409 Pearl Sued,New York.

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By the completion of the Florida Easter Trifles. fore, that investigations are now goingon

East Coast canal from New River to I j I for Our Rural Home: looking to some practical application IN 1896.

Biscayne Bay, some 10,000 acres of Decorations for the Easter breakfast of the well known disinfecting

land will be reclaimed.We table have been in vogue for a properties of light.
number of years. Various species of microbes have Briseis, a new novel by WILLIAM
noticed a nice basket of ripe
BLACK, written with all the author's
The of been examined to ascertain their
practice exchanging small -
pineapples on the platform a few morn- well-known charm of manner, will beginin
ings since, and when the northboundtrain gifts, as flowers, bon-bons and choice of resistance to the sun's rays. For the December Number, 1895, and con.

came along there was a general cards is still kept up by many. No instance, Koch has shown that the tinue until May A new novel by

State in our Union can vie with Florida germ of consumption can withstandthe GEORGE DU MAUBIER, entitled The Martian

rush by the passengers to buy them. at Easter time, as nature deals so solar rays for only a short time. will also begin during the year. Its
In less time than it takes to tell it they
not too much to that no novel has
Cholera say
bountifully with her. Flowers and germs are easily rendered in-
were all sold at 25 cents apiece, and ever been awaited with such great expectations
the time-honored ert under the influence of direct
were disappointed by there not eggs, accessories, are sun- as the successor to Trilby.
many to around. Last both plentiful and cheap. A special light, and other germs are susceptible, The Personal Recollections of Joan of
being go bouquet should grace the table at in varying degrees, to the same influ Arc will continue and will relate the

year,at this time we were frozen out ; Easter morn, while a choice rose or ence. tory of the failure and martyrdom of theIJaid
this we are selling pineapples at of Orleans. Other
year important fiction -
other favorite be Experiments have been made
may placed at upon
25 cents, and have every indicationof of the year will be a novelette by
a good of the same in their each plate. A manufactured orna- fabrics and manufactured articles of MARK TWAIN, under the title, Tom Sawyer

regular item in Florida ment should be suspended from the household use, like furniture, by first Detective; a humorous threeparttale

Star. gasjet or hanging lamp, directly over impregnating them with germs and called Two Mormons from

the bouquet. A large bunch of "golden afterward exposing them to the direct LANGDON ELWYN MITCHELL; andshort

Never in the history of our coun- eggs" is very appropriate. These action of the sunlight. It is found stories by OCTAVE THANET, RICH
try has trade been better than this must be of uniform size, carefully that while the suns rays have a distinct JULIAN RALPH, BRANDER MATTHEWS,,

season; never have debts been paid pierced at each end and blown before action upon the upper layers of stuff, OWEN WISTER, and other well-known

more promptly; never before such an they are decorated.Do the disinfecting process is somewhat writers.

abundance of home supplies raised, the gilding with a soft sable retarded in the lower or deeper layers. Professor WOODROW WILSON will con-

nor never have our people been more brush, and liquid gold paint (whichcan Objects of a dark color are bnt little ton tribute and six his papers times, with on George illustrations Washing

buoyant with hope. Our people have be procured at all drug-stores and affected. HOWARD PYLE. POULTNEY BIQELOW'S by

solved the financial problem by adapt- hardware counters) and string the Investigators report that direct solar history of The German Struggle for

ing their methods of economy, indus- eggs upon Japanese gold thread. light kills in from one to two hours Liberty, illustrated by R. CATON WOOD-

try and expenditure to the changed Festoons can be brought to each cor- any germ of typhoid fever which may VILLE, will be continued through the

condition of things, and as a conse- ner of the table with a very pretty be present in water. Even diffused and winter.Mad Two Anthony papers Wayne's on St. Clair's victory defeat, by

quence they have peace and plenty.- effect. Another decoration may be light exerts an appreciable effect in THEODORE ROOSEVELT, with graphic

Jasper News. had by tinting the shells, white ones purifying water. In fairly clear water illustrations will be printed during the

We learn from some of. our perfectly only, with water colors. the effect has been known to be exert- year.A .

reliable farmers who have had experience Pink is a favorite shade, and by ed at a depth of more than six feet. noteworthy feature of the MAGAZINE
during 1896 will be a series of arti-
in the growing of cotton in this i making several shades of the wash, In bodies of water exposed to the cles by CASPAR W. WHITNEY, describing

section, that they had experienced a and stringing them so that the shades rays of the sun a minimum of germs is his trip of 2,600 miles on snow shoes and

serious drawback in the business,which will graduate, the ornament will be found in the night hours, and as might with dog sledge trains into the unexplored -

was a large red bug appearing as the very pretty. Use Victoria knitting have been expected, a maximum of Barren Grounds of British North

bolls were opening, which stained and silk of the neutral shade of pink anda the same germs is found in the early America pursuit Mr. WHITNEY'S of wood-bison series will and

literally ruined the staple for the mar- long darning needle. The silk and part of the day. have the added interest of being illustrated -

ket. This was a new feature to us,and gold thread may be bought at any -... from photographs taken by him-

we give it as information to our read. fancy work counter. self.

ers. We learn in the same connectionthat One Easter while in Florida I ar- It was thought last season that the
shirt waist had The Volumes of MAGAZINE begin
cotton or fairly worn
this new drawback appeared only ranged some very simple cards, which
with the number of June and Decemberof
itself out of popular favor and that i it
for a year or two before the cotton- were quite pleasing to friends in the each year. When no time is mentioned -
would be laid the shelf another
raising was abandoned for other farm- North. on subscriptions will begin with the

ing and fruit-growing enterprises, and Upon the rear of square visiting year. But the head of the ladies' suit Number current at the time of receipt of
in of the
it is quite probable that it was only a cards I glued pressed flowers, ferns department one largest Boston order.
Remittances should be made Post-
houses told me this week that the by
temporary pest which could have been and mosses and underneath painted waist would be office Money Order or Draft, to avoid
overcome, and which might not ap in gold paint "Easter Greeting;" the separate worn chance or loss.Newspapers .

pear now at all-Plant City Courier. very small grass flowers are best for next summer, and that large quanti are not to copy this advertise'
tics had been made for
this work, and if carefully done theyare up open ment without the express order of
Daytona was one of the greatest ing of the cotton season. This means Harper & Brothers.
sufferers from the freeze, yet the single makes that separate skirts and some sort of f HARPER'S PERIODICALS.Harper's .
egg-shell a dainty
"Journal" gives the following recordof jackets will be worn, and it is all the
souvenir by painting a bit of landscape Magazine one year. $4 00
new buildings for the past year : or marine view one side and outcome of the convenience and comparative Harper's Weekly .400

Mr. J. N. Gamble, residence, $15,000; it bed upon of tinted cheapness of the ready madedresses Harper's Bazar. . 4 00
Post & Ballough, hotel, electric light wool in upon a small a basket made cotton from and suits. :Many women have Harper's Round Table 2 00

plant, streets and avenues, etc., $40- continued to wear them all winter i in Postage Free to all subscriber in the United

. ooo; C. E. Smith, addition to residence wire-grass or palmetto.Last the house and uuder wraps and jackets States, Canada and Mexico.:
the favorite Easter trifle
and irrigating plant, $1,200 ; year which crush and ruin large stiffened Address
was a tiny yellow worsted chicken. HARPER & BROTHERS,
H. F. Stewart addition to Seaside sleeves.-Our Homes.How's
They were very life like made on Grange P. 0. Box 059. N. Y. City.
Inn and one new cottage, $2,000; -- ...---
wire the worsted trimmed off to --
Mrs. Alice G. Spaulding, addition to !
resent down and finished two This?
house and a barn, $600 Mrs. Still- Scientific American
; black beads for eyes. Dainty little We offer One Hundred Dollars Rewardfor
man, new dwelling house, $750; Rev. baskets are made from magnolia any case of Catarrh that cannot be i; Agency for

Arnold, addition to cottage, $250; A. leaves fastened cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. .
together by
S. Harroun, store room and residence, common J. CHENEY & CO., Props.,
which afterwards i
$1,500; Chas. D. Griggs, addition to pins are gilded, Toledo, 0. I
using a very small brush. Filled We, the undersigned, have known F.
River View $800 Miss M. K.
; Simpson with homemade candies (full direc- J. Cheney for the fifteen years, and be-

new residence, $1,950; John tions for making them were given in lieve him perfectly honorable in all business CAYEA'sTRADE ,

Fuquay new residence, $500; H. Q. THE FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER of transactions and financially able to wAntca,
Hawley, new residence; $500 ; Geo. carry out any obligations made by their DESIGN PATEBTSf
January) they make a gift pleasingto firm. COPYRIGHTS. *tO.
Johnson, new residence, $420; Mrs. either child. For Information and free Handbook;writs;; to
C. J. Todd new residence $800 Mr. man or WEST & TRUAX, MU3N & CO, 861 Bao lwu. lilY TOIL
; ELIZABETH. Wholesale Druggists, Toledo. 0. Oldeat bureau for securing patent In America
E. A. Johnson new residence $300 Every patent taken out by n>la brought before
; +.. WALDIXG, KIJTOAX & MABVIX, the publlo by a notice given free of charge in tae
Mrs. Adah Stewart, addition to house, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0.
$500; Mrs. John B. Dietz, new resi- Light and Disease. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, fncnftfic amtritaU

dence, $1,200 ; Mrs. R. Travis, new Two objections are commonly bottle.acting directly Sold upon the blood and mu- Largest circulation of any ctontffla paper Lathe
by all
residence, $1,300 John Bliven new brought against the disinfectants druggists. Testimo- world. Splendidly illustrated. No iatelllzeal
; I re- cons surfaces of the system. Price. 75c. man should be without It. Weekly) gl.COft
residence, $1,000. commended for general use. They per nials free. rear PCauama;!L50itx,361 months.Broadway AddreUMUYY00.,Hew York City ,


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Blotters. ,titles. Johnson's "snow-flake" may Looking Southward. center of the colony. Corner lots are
For,Our Rural Home. be identical with Smith's "lilywhite"and already selling for $2,500. The colo-
Cut a piece of celluloid the size the grocer's word as to quality is Since the year 1887 there has beenno nists already represent twenty-eight i
desired-six by ten inches is a good usually to be trusted. such general movement Southwardas different States and territories, and \
;J size. Paint a spray of holly with its --+. .- -- the present winter. The Green $100,000 in pensions will be annually j
scarlet berries and dark green leaves A pretty "catch-all" for the sewingroom Cove Springs colony is already located. I' distributed among them. Georgia is
diagonally across the celluloid. Oil can be made by hanging a bag The Farm and Fireside (Springfield, fortunate in such a colony.All .
, < paints may be used, but diamond art of bright cretonne in a camp stool Ohio) colony is backed by the Clarke through the central portions of
colors are much "handier" for the from which the seat has been removed. Syndicate, that is spending some $90- Middle and South Florida, along the
.: amateurs. Below the spray trace in The bag is gathered some distance oco in advertising in colonizing Leon lines of railways may be found loca-
[;c, quaint lettering the words "Shadows from the top to make a frill that stands and Wakulla counties, south of Talla tions where the pioneer work has been
f! thoughts,* and with a fine camel's above the frame, and at either side are hassee. The company is building done and homes are awaiting a class
hair. brush and diamond gold paint large bows of satin ribbon. hotels, railways and steamboats, and of emigrants who are coming South
gild the letters. The art colors for the << i will probably stay by their enterprise.The I for their health, or to enjoy, in old
spray are made of Diamond dyes or A progressive luncheon or dinner is ; colony goes into an almost unbroken age the comforts of an outdoor life in
for cotton, using one-fourth of a teaspoonful a little innovation introduced in the ; forest, and will make their own mid-winter, and who are not equal to
.t of the dye powder dissolved programme of winter entertainments.At society. They control 200,000 acres the hardships of pioneer life. They
t in half a gill of boiling water. Cut the end of each course a change is adapted to general farming in north- want and are able to have the com-
four l leaves of blotting paper the size made from one table to another, and a western Florida. forts of a settled community; the daily
of the celluloid. Make two holes at good conversationalist is in as great Hon. \V. S. Linton of Michiganhas mail, the daily paper; the established
one end of the cover and blotters, demand at such a dinner as the good control of 500,000 acres in Dade church and public school; congenial
draw a scarlet ribbon through and tie card player in progressive whist. and Brevard counties, way down be- society ; the money order postoffice;
in a pretty bow on the right side. ....... low the frost line in Florida, and is the telegraph, bank and public library;
For another blotter cover, paint a It is more dangerous to eat stale fish engineering a sturdy colony from liveries and street car lines to reach
bunch of purple and gold pansies with than meat, because the moment that :Michigan. He believes that the development o her points of interest nearby; a
the words "Merry Christmas" or decomposition sets in in the flesh of a of the railroad and canalin desirable climate and elevated site in
"Happy New Year." Tie with either fish exceedingly poisonou products, the southeastern part of the State the piney woods and yet adapted to
purple or gold ribbon. possibly compounds of phosphorus, has put that section ahead at least the growth of the orange. In many
R. E. M. begin to form. The poison is an irritant twenty-five years. In an interview in :just such places as above described a
and its effects are usually first a the Washington Post he uses the fol- I little money will go a good ways in
After washing never wring worsted severe attack of indigestion, passing, lowing words : ; procuring a house already made for
dress-goods. Shake them. in the most severe cases, into the gas- "I look upon Florida as the com- : you.

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I [Colonel 'Gator, haying heard of "boneless carriages," takes his northern guest, :Major Polar, a dash through the orange groves and winter gardens of Florida, ina
"horseless carriage," peculiarly Southern ; the Florida Legislature not yet having made such use of its pets a criminal offence.]

It isn't a wonder that so many wo-! tric enteritic form ; then comes great ing garden spot, not only of the South, Bargains that represent much pains
men are out of health but that so coldness of the body and nervous disturbance but of the entire Union. The moreI taking toil await the seekers of homesin
many have any health at all. A and depression. Another see of it the better I like it, and the Florida as in all other newly settled
young woman with constant cough form still more serious begins with friends who went there from my own countries. The majority of pioneers
and painful short breath was over- nausea,severe and protracted vomiting, district say that my descriptions of I toil vigorously, do the heavy work,
heard telling a companion that she compression of the pulse, great lower- the country did not begin to do it get a comfortable home, become dissatisfied
had attended a dinner party a fortnight ing of the temperature, cramp, diar- justice. Floridians have set them sell out at a sacrifice and
before while ill enough to be in rhoea, then convulsions. The decom- selves heroically to work to repair the seek another eldorado.
bed and wore a low necked gown. A position of meat does not produce damage produced by the destructive Since Florida became a State no
week after she "received" for two these poisons, and therefore "high" blizzard of last winter, and in another such opportunity has been offered for
hours standing in a draughty place meat and game may be eaten with twelve months they will be enjoyingsuch advantageously locating in homes or
with uncovered neck. It was a rainy comparative impunity; but it must a degree of prosperity as to obliterate on small farms as at present. One
morning and little pools of water never be forgotten that fish, the moment all recollections of that unto- fact needs to be borne in mind. The
stood in the streets, yet I noticed she that decomposition sets in, be- ward event." State is not free from calamity. But in
wore no rubbers. It is not a "mys- comes actual poison, and that the fur- Among the principal Southern col- the face of last year's destruction, one
terious Providence" that deals out jus- ther the decomposition proceeds the onies this year is the Fitzgerald colonyof of the worst that ever befell a State,
tice to such willful neglect of common more poisonous the fish becomes. ex-Union soldiers. not a dollar of charity was asked for
laws of health.-Item. i The site of the settlement comprisessome or received, and within six months the
This is a way Nature has of killingoff Use milk puddings and stewed fruit 60,000 acres Wilcox and Irwin State produced vastly more than it-
the fools. I for bilious dyspepsia. counties, about 150 miles from Savan- consumed. It only wants a transpor
I Soak black calico in salt and water nah, and in the vicinity of the placeof tation that will bring the producer of
The question is frequently asked at before washing, and so prevent its! capture of Jefferson Davis at the winter vegetables and consumer to-
the cooking school "What kind of fading. close of the civil war. Some 2,000 gether, and quadruple her populationof
flour is the best ?" Miss Farmer in- Apply castor oil once a day to warts colonists are already on the groundand vegetable and fruitgrowers.The .
variable gives the answer, "The best from two to six weeks and they will 2,000 more expected in a few I railway companies at a tempo-
that your grocer keeps." disappear. weeks. A cotton mill costing a half rary loss, by giving encouragement to
This is the only safe reply for mere I Spirits of turpentine is the thing million dollars is projected, that will settlers could also bring themselves
name signifies little in flour as one I with which to cleanse and brighten give employment to the residents of undoubted success. Read Dudley W.
kind may have a half dozen different, patent leather. Fitzgerald, the town that is to be the Adams' article in another column.




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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower.A California has only one. "Florida information to the settler class. Take, !: showing the culmination of a characteristic I

Tangerines, $10 to $15 a boxthatis for instance, the topic of Oranges, tidal wave of our impulsive

Street Weekly,Jacksonville Newspaper,F1a. published at 16 Main a prophecy. which just at present is a rather tore American life. The booming of the i

subject for Floridians. It is handled citrus industry is simply astonishing

TEEMS OF: SUBSCRIPTION There is no other State in the with a peculiarly feminine, "you're for its shortsightedness, except on the I

For One Year ................................12.00'or Union, no other country in the another" ingenuity and tact which part of the men who are selling landat
Six Month................s..1. ..... 1.00 world which produces and will con provoke a smile and disarm hostile comfortable figures.
In Foreign countries ....................... 3.00 tinue to produce to the end of the very .
;"Subscriptions in all cases cash in criticism. The following extract will Take, for instance, Redlands. "We tread
advance. No discount allowed chapter such a solid line of luxuriesas illustrate :
on : "It has been figured that in i
ownsubscriptione( tin a club) but to does Florida-luxuries which will "Now the fact is that people who Redlands last season the sales
all agents liberal cash commission will be more and more in demand as the l ive in Florida a number of orange
be allowed all obtainedby years brought to the growers 4 per cent interest -
on subscriptions wealth and population of this conti-
them. Write for terms. grow very peculiar in one or two on the value of all orchards, _t,

To every new subscriber we will send nent increase. Oranges, lemons, particulars. The first is, that theyare notwithstanding the fact that the orchards "'4

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- pineapples, cocoanuts, bananas, strawberries so accustomed to a state of health are all very young and that
ing in Florida. For two new subscribers tropical fruits, melons, fine that when they hear of the many but
at |2.00 each, we will send, cigar tobacco turtles prosperous town shipped 625 car-
oysters, pom- epidemics of diphtheria and scarlet
l oads. The same but few
postpaid, a of Moore's "Orange acreage,
Culture." copy panos, guava jelly, tapioca, cane fever and pneumonia, and summer years from now should produce 10-, J

Bates of advertising on application. syrup, early vegetables. Florida produces complaint, and meningitis which in ooo carloads." We rubbed our eyesto

Remittances should be made by check, an increasing proportion of the many northern sections are annual see whether they had read aright
note, order finest cotton in the world the ,
letter postal to order money of or registered island. sea visitants, they scarcely comprehendthe and finally turned away from the paragraph
dire calamities. Another is that
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER. to read further with a mingled
Jacksonville, Fla. Floridians by adoption or otherwiseare ,
"Picturesque Tampa." amusement and a shudder-amuse :
only habituated to nature in its
The Southern Tobacco ment at such artless revelation-for a
CONTENTS. Journal'sChristmas Florida aspect, and when a little of Californian-of a coming collapse and
number was somewhat belated -
the cold from the Western
Canaigre Culture............................ 34 l in reaching us, but is far too or flows over them by consternation at its possible effects.
upon We in word that the
can only a
say ,
The Parson Brown Orange; Forcing the fine a production to be neglected even mistake

Sprouts..................... ............. 35 now. It is a magnificent output of or through malice and envy, Redlands people, in a few years, even
Southern Peach Culture ................... 36 the printer's art, an octavo of seventy they are absolutely dismayed. Nowif if Florida never produced another orange -
Railroad Signals for Frost; Pomological they were accustomed to have wheat will have an awful lot of grubbing

Notes...................................... 37 pages of heavy plate paper, filled from and oats and spring crops frozen down and of brush
burning on
TOBAcco-Tobacco Fertilizer....... ........ 38 cover to cover with good descriptivearticles nearly every year, or washed away by their hands. It will orange almost equal the
FAKUER fine cuts and advertisementsan
AND Ta.UEEa.-Tomato-Growlnr in flood drowned
Florida................ ....... ............ J8POULTa.y evidence of abundant prosperity.The or out by superfluous grubbing of twenty thousand acres of
rainfall, or their peach orchards frozendown
vines which has been
-Successful Poultry-Keeping in leading article, "Picturesque grape lately
Florida; Summer Raising; Clipping every year or two, or all the witnessed.

Hens' Wings...........0................ 39 Tampa, is by the editor, Mr. H. E. peach crop frequently destroyed as i iis it Of Pomona read "Unlesssome

Feeding for Milk ........................... 39 Harman, and is copiously and richly in New Jersey and Delaware, or we :
STATE NEWS.................................. 40 illustrated. Naturally it devotes a rivers the and climatic disaster overcomes the
flowing through streets
OCR RURAL fruit now hastening to maturity, .
HOME-Easter Trifles; Light liberal space to the cigar industry
and Disease. ..........................._ 40 which inheritance stricken, into the cellars every spring, while this season's orange production will
as an Irom
Blotters A Horseless Illustration the inhabitants move out for a few "
; Carriage ( double that of 1895.
); Looking Southward............... 41 Cuba, is working such wonders in the days to contemplate the watery waste, Of Monrovia "In direction
EDITORIAL-Picturesque Florida upbuilding of the Magic City, and,
Tampa; or were familiar with the Kansas potato
from eminence the outskirts of
State Horticultural Society; Florida Tour indirectly, the whole of South Florida. the any on
bug or numerous western
ist's and Settler's Guide; The Boom in t the place may be seen orange grovesof

Southern California ..................... 43 I Florida State Horticultural Society. pers and other things which are every every age from one year up to nine

Markets; The Wooden Hen............ .... 43 This Society has naturally felt the day matters in the North and Westthey years." Last year the output was 102
Transportation; A Crisis in Cuba. ....'.... 44 would have not been so astonished carloads this it is estimated at
stress of the hard times with ; year
What's the Matter? Not as Did Their Path- as they were by last winter's cold
ers; Good Advice to southern immigrants 45 other institutions of the State, and 130-
As of
STATE NEWS..... ... ...................... 46 perhaps more so, because it lives on snaps. a matter many In Azusa the yield has increased in
.. orange growers planted other cropsat
the industry which was more directly eight years from 30 car loads to 260
once after the freeze and have made
Weather in Jacksonville. affected than any other. Therefore i it and this year it is estimated at from
more profits than they would have
Week Ending January 13, I8g6.d appeals strongly to the pride and pa realized from their As the 280 to 325, "with numerous large
triotism of the State and to thousandsin oranges. tracts that will come into bearing In
soil in the was well fertilizedand
a III a :!Ei: the North who have vested inter groves the next two or three years," etc.
DATE ei a 0anuary cultivated the change of was
GO GO :s ,, ests in Florida that they would not advantageous to its productiveness.crop So runs the story through an impos I
-- - willingly see die. Those interests roll of and settlements with
..... T'an are ing towns
45 70 39 31 54 To the joy of the owner the
nary 7..... 57 61 72 54 18 63 ..07annary not going to die as long as their sup orangetrees beautiful Spanish names, Alhambra,
.... 60 also began to from the root
9. 52 10 grow
53 50 55 .02anuaty ,
.... maintain such Loble and San Gabriel Sierra
porters a Duarte
10. 45 51 6.1 45 18 54 T unselfish and from of the State the Madre ,
.... every part
anuary II. 44 49 60 15 S2 .co advocate as the State Horticul Whittier, Redondo, Santa :Monica and
.... 45
anuary u. 38 57 6Q 33 5sanuary .00 reports come that the groves are
.... tural
J3. SO 60 tis so i8 3gMean. .00 Society. so on.
doing well. Next when the fruitcomes
........ -77 -56 -66 -.6 -20 -56 -09'' We have made these remarks substantially into market year, Florida oranges s But the most significant report is

*Total rainfall.T before, and we make them will show much alive and the from poor Riverside, evidently written
Trace. again just because the up very citizen of that
now Society by a unfortunate, frostbitten
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. tourist will see what a mistake he hasmade .
has issued its ninth annual town.
report,p not to buy a grove while the
which is a volume that every man i interested depression lasted." "It would be folly to say that land

One small firm's pack of tobacco in the horticultural industries The information values have been unaffected by the
given as to routes
in Gadsden County sold lately for of Florida ought to read. It costs onlya hotels hunting and fishing grounds s hard times of the past two and a half

,$30,000. By the time Tampa's out dollar, and the same dollar pays fora Values have been affected
etc. is detailed recent and satisfac.tory. years.

put of cigars reaches million in the
twenty membership for
Society one here as elsewhere and
The writer ,
has the feminine i instinct young orange
dollars a year (it is half of that year, with its privileges in transportation for finding out just those details orchards have probably experienced

already), Florida tobacco will probably etc. Address the secretary A. greater fluctuations in value than
comfort and
so important to goodtemper
furnish a third or a half of the H. Manville Glen St. Fla.
raw material for it. Mary-, in traveling, which the tourist other class of property. This is due

Florida Tourist's and Settler's wants to know before hand. more to the great slump in prices of
nursery stock and to other local con
It is remarkable with what persist Guide. *1-.
ditions than to the fiscal condition of
ency the New York and other mar This is the title of a very neat volume 1- : The Boom in Southern California. the country. Trees of the same con-

kets cling to the Florida orange of 135 pages, written by Mrs. H. As was to be anticipated the temporary dition as those which brought from

There are only barely enough left i in K. Ingram and published by the Da backset to Florida has given a $1.25 to $1.75 in 1891 were sold in

the market to swear by, yet Barry's Costa Printing Company, with abundant temporary impulse to Southern California i. 1894 for 10 cents and in 1895 as l low

price list, (a publication controlled by illustrations. It would seem to be which is our rival in the production as 5 cents. Naturally every orchard

no firm or section of the country, !a very difficult task to combine under of citrus fruits and vegetables was affected in its market value, and

but gotten up with absolute impartiality i- one cover subjects and interests so The midwinter edition of the Los Angeles age considered is now based ,

by a house which sells and buys diverse as those which appeal to the "Times" contains forty pages, nursery stock at a price which represents upon

no produce) continues to place Florida two classes mentioned in the title but mainly well-written descriptive matter but a fraction of the cost of

at the head of the list and devote to the task is done with much skill if I and illustrations buildings and see n-I I raising" If nursery trees reached

her fruits four or five lines, while not always with large and accurate ery. It is very interesting reading as j such figures so early in the history ofr



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that region they have a oi f Turkeys, perpoundgTOSS..........,, .10
prospect Duck.I.,........,.,.....,.... ........... .3.5 THE?
falling still lower a few years hence, Geese. ........_..................... .35 to."0
when Florida and California New Beets per 100........._ ..... .so to 1.00
are againin Water Cress,per doz. bunches ..... .30 to FIRST NATIONAL
.50 BANK
the full tide of over production. Cauliflower doz...................... 1.50 to 2.00 OF FLORIDA
Leeks perdoz bunches.............. .25
Vegetables are very cheap in the Radishes.per dos.................... .25 ,
retail markets of Los Angeles. The Cucumbers crate...... .............M 2.50104.00 JAOIsON'S7IILE.
,per barrel ............ 3.50105.00
"Times" quotes them as below : Spinach,per bushel................. .75 to 1.00 The Oldest National Bank in .
Cauliflower each Cabbage. Florida.................... .0S to .6 the State.
50; oyster plant, Wild Ducks .......... ..... .......... .15 to .35
bunch, '3 for IOC; egg plant, 3 for lOCi; Rabbits............................... .10 CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.By .
Squirrels.'... ....................... .08 to .10 ,
celery, bunch, 3 to 50; cabbage, head, Quail ................................. 12* By conservative yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity, .
best lettuce head for string Doves................................ .06 strength and ability to meet aU legitimate demands.
SC; 4 50;
buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our own
beans, pound, 8c; onions, pound, 20; drafts on all parts of the world. '
We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations, assuring you that
your !
tomatoes, pound, i to 20; Irish pota New York Markets. favors shall at aU times receive intelligent and careful attention .

toes, pound, Ir4c; sweets, 46; JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. c. COOLEY

oranges, dozen, 10 to 300; lemons, Oranges.
Trade has been almost suspended President. Cashier.
dozen, ice; /-oples'; pound, 4 to SC; owing
to the cold weather. Such
lots of
foreign Safe Deposit Boxes For
The Florida readercan Rent.
peas, poun :4C.
arriving as have been discharged on docks
reduce these prices to our stand. have had to be forced to sale, and lower

ard by calculating on the basis of prices have had to be accepted for these.

about i4 pounds to the quart for The supply of California fruit in store THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare

and the few lots of Florida are
most fruits and roots, and one poundfor oranges
vegetables.This held about as before quoted, but valuesare offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96,including a limited supply of
somewhat nominal at the moment in

cheapness is sufficiently ex- absence of important business, and for GENUINE BOONE'S EARLY TREES AND BUDS

plained by the fact that vegetables are prompt movement the market must be

exclusively grown by the Chinese. called weak. Fancy Florida tangerines Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and
mandarins and grapefruit and common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
are scarce
There in Los
are Angeles county stocks. Write for prices
command extreme prices. Florida choiceto to'V.
"no Chinese w. HA'VI:INS
about farms, aggregatingabout ss fancy, bright 4.00 to 5.00; choice to
6,000 acres, every acre devotedto fancy russets, 4.00 to 4.50. CaliforniaNaves Fla.

vegetables. The"Times" estimatesthe 2.75 to 4.00. Grapefruit, Florida, -
yearly product, consumed in the 8.00 to 10.00; Tangerines, Florida, 10.00to

15.00; Mandarins, Florida, 8.00 to The Wooden Hen.
city and shipped East, at 500,000 10.00.

sacks. The Chinese make good profitsfor Potatoes. Something new and novel for the boys. Instructive, amusing and profitable

they expend nothing for fertilizer, Bermuda had a few sales at 6.50, but The Wooden Hen. It is not a toy, but a success. It is so simple that

depending entirely\ on water, which 5 00 to 6.00 the general price, and some i any boy or girl can run it successfully and batch chickens the year round. It is

they use to excess; they live on a rather ordinary go as low as 4.00 to 4.50, guaranteed to be perfectly reliable, absolutely self-regulating, economical and perfect -

scale lower than the :Mission Indians!!:, with seconds 2.00 to 3.00 per barrel. hatching. But while the size of a live hen, it has double the capacity. It is
Sweet potatoes are not very plenty, but the hatcher for the amateur, women children, or anybody wishing to make the
their hovels being the most squalidthat trade slow and tone weak, though extreme poultry business profitable, and at the same time instruct and amuse them in their

can be imagined; and they hare high figures are asked, and some leisure moments. The artificial raising of poultry is daily increasing in popularity,

vest from two to six crops a year from sales of fanciest Vineland exceed top quo- and is a business suitable for all classes of people. It can be conducted by the clergyman

the land. tation. Bermuda, No. 1,4.00 to 6.00; No. as well as the farmer or

There is, therefore, no inducementfor 2, 2.00 to 3.00; Maine Hebron, per sack, .;.: ., financier. It is easily managed,
1.10; Long Island, in bulk, per bbl., 85c. and already carried on by the
a white man to attempt vegetable : < sons and daughters of
to 1.00; Yellow sweets, Vineland, fancy, many
culture. In a few years the profits on 4.25 to 4.75; other S. Jersey,cloth heads, -, > prominent citizens, as well as

citrus.fruits will be reduced to a mini- 3.50 to 4.00; Jersey, per d.-h.bbl., 3.25 to Si farmers' wives and daughters.

mum. There will remain as the lead 3.75; Jersey, poor to good, 2.00 to 3 00.Vegetables. -, ,. 'I Chicks hatched and raised in
ing money staples, dried fruits, nuts, strongest and obtain the high-
Receipts of Florida vegetables have continued "t\ '_
lima beans beets and All .
grain. -
sugar ," ;{ est prices. They can be raised
these confessedly rank in importancebelow very light, and when quality have has }- .,' for five or six cents until they
been attractive rather high prices i -
citrus fruits. are three months olds and then
been realized but many of the offerings f !

have been frozen or__otherwise defective, sold at twenty to sixty cents
pound all through the
and such drag heavily at low and irregu- : ,' per :year.
I if .. : Can you see the profit in this?
flarkets.wwmw lar prices. Charleston beets in large
: Or if reside in the
ply and bringing extreme prices. New you city,
f; with a Wooden Hen you can
Orleans lettuce scarce and firm at the ad- r' r 1Ji -
e hatch and raise table
your own
JACKSONVILLE FLA., Jan. 17. vance Havana quo ed. The received few Bermuda this week and fowls, having spring chickens just when you want them and not a live hen on the

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. vegetables premises, besides affording you a pleasurable occupation for a few moments each
desirable but
have sold well when some
Corrected by Marx Bros. frozen after day and a saving on your table expenses. There is a very large demand for my
of the stock being
These are average quotations. Extra choice was badly machines, as they supply a long-felt want. :My guarantee is that both the Wooden
lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor removed from the steamer, and such had
Hen and Nursery are exactly as represented, or they can be returned. The woolen:
lots selllower. not much
to often bringing
Grapes,5-lb basket.. .20 go very low Hen really does not need attention but twice a dar-morning and evening-and

Oranges, ...SO over freight. positively does not need any attention whatever during the night, as it is absolutely
Lemons Messina, 3.75 Beets, Florida, per crate, 1.50; Charleston self regulating. Size, IOx15x8; weight 15 }pounds; capacity 28 Price only
Apples,bbl...... 3.50103-75 100 bunches 8.00. Cucumbers eggs. ,
English Peas bu..... ._.......... 1.25 per hot-house, $5 each. Send for Catalogue H," giving full descriphon. Address GEORGE H.
Peas,Clay,bushel..u.n.... ....... 1.25 Florida, per crate,2.50 to 5.00; STAHL Quincy, Ill.
Whippoorwill ........ 1.35 per dozen, 1.00 to 2.00. Cabbages,Jersey
Lady........__................. 3.00 and Long Island 100, 2.50 to 3.50;
Blackeye........................ 1.50 per '
Browneye...... ................ 1.15 Danish, per 100 5.50 to 6.00. Celery, dar we always welcome has just reached
Cocoanuts....... 400 California, per dozen stalks, 80c. to 1.00; X L THEM ALL
T Peanuts best brand..... ............. 4i to S Western fancy 50 to 75c. Egg-plants, us. We refer to the one just publishedby
Cabbage. N. Y. each ................. .08 box N. W. Ayer & Son, Newspaper Ad- QUALITY TELLS
German, eAch.............. ioto.ii Florida: per barrel,4.00 to 10.00; per vertising Agents, Philadelphia. This THE BEST
Potatoes,New York, 1.60 Lettuce, New OJea.isper barrel, 6.00 to issue if possible even better than
sacks... 1.25 Florida half-barrel basket, 1.50
Onions, bbl............... 2.00 7.50; per basket its predecessore. Handsome enoughfor STEEL HILL
.... 1.75 to3.50; Charleston,per bushel 1.00 the library, and yet carefully adaptedfor STBONSEST STEEL TOWEl. No Ion*5 to 17
B I.... ......_...........- .- .23 to 2.00. Onions, Orange county white, day use, it is naturally a great here bend for catalogue and prices.
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. 1.25 to 1.75; Orange county red, 75c. to favorite.every The firm's well-known mote, PHELPS BIGELOW WIND HILL CO., a
1.00 Bermuda, per crate, 2.00. Peas, JQalaaasoe,HJ Icaa.I .
i Corrected by Davis&Robinson. ; "Keeping Everlastingly At It Brings Suc-
Florida 2.50 to 5.00. String
Yellow Yams,bush............ .30 to .35 green, Flor- cess," appears this year in a new and
Sweet Potatoes, .30 beans,Florida, 2.50 to 4.50. Squash, attractive form. The daily presence
Hubbard squash, 1.50 ida, white,per crate, 50 to 75c. Tomatoes, of very this inspiring motto is worth far more WOVEN WIRE FENCE
Lettuce,do*....... .15 to ..30Celety Florida, per carrier, 1.50 to 2.75; per of calendar. The date I
then the price Earth. riorwWgh
.- .35 to .50 any Overo08tylee Tbe best on
Egg Plants bbl....... 2.00 crate, 1.00 to 2.50; Key West per carrier, figures are so large and clear that theycan Boll strong, fig and ChIcken
Tomatoes, crates. ................1.50t02 50 1.00 to 2.50; Key West, per peck box, 50 easily be seen across the room. The tight.toi'6O Toucan rod per nuke day for from from 40
_. \
Sweet Green Pepper Betas,crate..............- ....2.00 to 2.00 2.50 ...... reading: matter on the flaps will also pos .1 14 to 22c. a Rod. '
.. 65c."Very lllUltnted CftUlone Free.
to the
Peas crate-. 2.00 2.50 sess interest to progressive. KITSELMAN BROS.,
Turnip, .- .03 to.06 J Desirable Calendar. who have used this calendar in other jRidgeville' Indian.

t Pumpkins Kershaws,,each..... ........ to to .10.10 Calendars of all kinds and sizes herald years will not be surprised to learn thrt;

Parsley,per doi.bunches to .35 the coming year. Many are to be had the demand for it is constantly increasing.Once .
Green onions,per dot.bunches....... .IS to a5Pepper. introduced it becomes a welcome
for the without askingbut w. Veals,
.hot.bushel.......1.00101.50 asking-many US. sell TOW Poultry,
Sage,well cured Ib...._. .25 to them as to other things the rule friend. Its price ((25 cents) includes delivery TRY Fruits and all produce *t highest

Hena.........-..-....-...*.. .30 to-Si might be applied that what costs nothingis ,in perfect condition, postage paid, prices. DAILY rvfarracw.Bl.TtJBNS.For.en : wri
...... .......... . Y.
arOnera Roosters..u..nwm- tn...-r.r.- --- n. .20 to.25.25 worth about what it costs. The calen- to any address. J...r 'I. L is (1i 60sidr IS I d 1 i.

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Transportation. sympathy with us or they would not !

have been there. .
In the November Ruralist "Jones"says Potatoes
They chose James Wilson, a young 66iiJJ
: "The Granger legislation of the Scotch farmer, Speaker. The Legisla ,
Northwest has not materially advancedthe ture invited the State Grange to send a

interests of the tiller of the soil. committee, to advise with the railroad Tomatoes, Melons, Cabbage, to; ..... __w ,.:..-...'2.46. Y '

It does not take into account" the law committee of the Legislature. As Turnips, Lettuce, Peas, Beets, The Elephant Never Checks His Trunk

of supply and demand. Master of the State Grange T had the Onions and all Vegetables He must hare it handy. For the same
Such a statement shows that"Jones" pleasure of appointing that committee. reason the coil of the serpent J.s not stowed
awn the end of its tail. L1ke- fae(1( )
has never read the "Granger The result of their joint deliberations move large quantities of Potash the page Fence is coiled its whole length/,

legislation or given the subject was the famous "Granger Leg- from the soil. SupplyPotash and Is always ready for business.
enough examination to speak understandingly i islation" that was of such inestimable PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich.

upon it. value to the whole nation in establishing

As I had as much or more than any the great principle that the

one man to do with bringing about railroads are the common carriers of DROP A .
that legislation I cannot let that unchallenged the POSTAL I
go land and subject to its laws. in liberal
and it be quantities by the use 1 f
may not out of The railroads paid but little attention -
the way for me to say something to us only to scoff at the idea of fertilizers containing not IN THE 11j

about it. that a lot of plowjoggers could makea less than 10% actual Pot- 11
In 1860 to 1873 the railroads of law that could reach them. They SLOT !f
ash. Better and more profit- {
Iowa like those of Florida
now, stood their
on dignity, and in the cel- AND GET A CATALOGUE ;
charged such rates as to be mainly ebrated Dartmouth case claiming that able yields are sure to follow.Our A list of the best seeds Bold j jt j

prohibitory, so of course did not pay their chartered rights placed them out pamphlets are not advertising circulars boom anywhere. Many choice novelfL t
ing special fertilizers,but are practical works, containing tams and prices are right. Confl -
running expenses in many cases. of the reach of the law. They refused latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and beautiful colored 100 pages, honest,400 Illustrations, .'.
Thousands of bushels of corn were to obey the law. They put one are the really asking.helpful to fanners. They are sent free for They cost us 17 oen plates bat will / S i

burned for fuel, because at eight cents of our members off a train after he GERMAN KALI WORKS, Hailed Free if You Name This Paper it

per bushel it would not bring had tendered the legal fare. We sued. 93 Nassau St., New York. IOWA SEED CO, Des Moines, Iowa I :1, t

enough to buy coal. In portions of : and won in the lower courts. They, Over-Profit Paying j,

the State farmers regularly put up of course, appealed. We followed

large ricks of hay for their winter's them to the Supreme Court of the Stop& itGet ,

fuel for the same reason. It took United States, and there we got a de-
four bushels of corn to get the fifth JeYPUMpa
cision fully sustaining the law and our Great Catalogue and Buyers
one to market-so they burnt it. our contention that the people were Guide. We'll send it for 15 J JIi

The deyelpment of the State was supreme. That was the famous cents in stamps to pay part postageor j BEST and CHEAPEST.Catalogue .

checked. "Granger case," one of the most cele- expressage. The Book's free. i= and full treaties on ipra/inr fraitnd :
Pages, 12000 illustrations, 40000 = vegetable crops mailed free. Addreu
The farmers were and had no 700
poor brated and far reaching in the history descriptions, everything that's used t WM. STAHL QUINCY ILL.
prospect for the future. As in Florida of our courts. That decision is the in life;tells you what you ought to niiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiiiii l ..

now the railroad management was. basis on which all subsequent pay, whether you buy of us or not.

blind. railroad legislation is founded including One profit from maker to user. Get It. >rV., j

About that time ((1867)) the order of State and National Railroad Com MONTGOMERY ARD & CO.':? cKwORK i
the-Patrons of -
Husbandry was originated mISSIons. Originators of the Mall Order Method \ ,

in Washington, D. C. Railroad building in Iowa stopped III-u6l\Uchlgan Ave., Chicago In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables <
In ,December, 1869, I assisted i in short. The railroad men > shipped to us is our motto. Wif <
were really
organizing a subordinate grange. aWaukon t of the opinion that they were ruined. SEED POTATOES. > FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER < '
> BUY OURSELVES. They are protected <
But what was the result? A few : > by our 40 years experience without default. <
January, 1871, just nine of us met years after one who rode over that ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing < ;
A full stock of Selected Seed > and financial stability which bank or <
in in Des Moines Potatoes grown any
a lighted
Des Moines Valley Railroad at three merchants mercantile '
expressly for the Florida Market and carefully > having reports can < .
and organized a State Grange. cents mile had full of selected as to early maturing qualities. verify-then try: us-WE BELIEVE OUR <
per a car com METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send J
That was just half as big at birthas pany. Looking from the car windowhe PerBbUSpauldlng's > your name for our quotations. Stencil and <

the Florida State Horticultural So saw a panorama of fields of waving Rural New Yorker Improved, No.Burbank.2 ........ .....$2.25 2.25 cards free. Letters piomptly answered. (
ciety that came into the word with Improved Early Ohio. 2.25
grain, broad meadows, comfortablefarm Improved Early Rose................ 2.25 FRENCH & COT, ;
eighteen meembers. I was chosen houses, generous pastures and Dakota Reds ...... .................... 2.00
master of the infant organiza 116 Warren St,, New York. >
puny countless herds of horses cattle and
These Potatoes are grown by S.T.Spaulding
tion. I gave my best energies to bring swine. Heavy freight trains groaned Avoca, New York who has had long experience ESTABLISHED 1855. < \ l-
the farmers of the State into the or under their loads of agricultural in this line and is sending us only selected stock.
prod We guarantee them true to name. We can
ganization by instituting subordinateg ucts, and for the first time the farmers supply other varieties at lowest market prices.

all over the State. The greatest were prosperous and the railroads, -

grievance, the one most universally consequently, making money.I We also manufacture "THE IDEAL," a Bradley Red herd. Euaent B. RtdJUld. i
complained of was the extortion of r have a right to speak of thai complete vegetable fertilizer, at $27 a ton. ESTABLISHED 1871. 4)

t the railroads. It paralyzed industry great movement for "much of it 1 I WILSON ROOMER, REDFIELD & SON,

and blocked progress. saw and a part of it I was." It eman "The)Fertilizer( House of Florida," j

In canvassing the State in this work cipated a great State from an unen Jacksonville, Fla. Commission Merchants

r lone time rode on the Des MoinesValley durable tyranny and set the pace for f* mm a "EMI to the desire for Morphine Opium -AND-- .
Railroad from Fort Dodge to the nation. II EL II I M ,Whisky or Tobacco. Proof i
I11 U I II freei; t5 to cure Morphine or Fruit
Des Moines. I six Auctioneers j
paid cents per Now, "Jones," let me say most emphatically V Ball I II Whisky habits; $2 for curing
mile.and was the only passenger on that the "Granger Legislation" Tobacco habit. 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. a
that train. That in natural fertility TO THE SUFFERERS 1
valley distinctly did "take into account FROM We handle aU kinds of Fruits and Vegetables
is the garden spot of the world the law of and demand either at private sale(which has heretofore been .
supply PULMONARY DISEASES. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
I rode mile after mile through a land though the railroads had not. The added to our business)as you may desire. ,

just aching to be tickled with a plow, result] was an era of for the
t" prosperity I beg leave to state that I now have a sure cure
but not a house or field or herd i insight people in which the railroads most for that dread disease. Pulmonary Consumption .
You well know that this disease carries off one FOR RENT.
The farmers would take
not a
abundantly shared. seventh of the world's population every year.
garden where the products were valueless Will there be such awakening This remedy was discovered in Mexico,and I THE ALGONQUIN '
an have gained possesion of it,and now offer it forsale
for want of transportation. This and consequent prosperity in the under a guarantee to cure or money refunded At St. Augustine.
railroad did not How could it? ,and expect to achieve as great a success
pay. land of the razorback ?-D. W. ADAMS with it have with
my Great Morphine,
and Completely furnished. Apply to G. s. Meserve,
Two years later, the State Grang in Southern Ruralist. Whisky Tobacco Cures. Write for full par St.Augustine,Fla.
: met at the capital. The nine original ... ticulars. The price of Wilson's Consumption .
Cure is $25-$10 cash with order and Irs when
members had grown to one thousand A Crisis in Cuba cure is complete. If you have any relatives or FOR SALE.
friends suffering from this
complaint, I would
strong representing eight hundred deem it a great favor if you would call their at THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL '
subordinate granges with a membership Is evidently approaching, and unless sention to this. No frauds are allowed to use the ,
United mails
now, and the tact that we At St. Augustine.
of 40,000 Iowa farmers. The the Spaniards can gain immediatesucces have for four years done an immense mail order
will have business should convince anyone that we can be Completely furnished. ]Right on the Bay. ,
Legislature'met at the time and they to
same acknowledgethe relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This Rare Bargain. Apply to Capt. W.S. M. Bukham
s of? one hundred members seventy-one independence of the Cubans. Theyean remedy suits all cases. It must go by express. St.Augustine or toCHAPIN
Hope this will interest and to be the
you prove
r were members of the grange. The no longer borrow money with means of saving some fnend or relative. FARM AGENCY,
other twenty-nine were nearly all i in which to send troops to Cuba. Address, B. WILSON.
Lock Box 97, N. Laredo, Mexico. j-jj-tf at. Augustine, and Boston.T .


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'1 I What's The-Matter? at intervals, but with no special degreeof JOHN L. MARVIN, 1 1I I I

I regularity. This is true of other President. .
Ii i 1 Never were there more people in products, such as iron and steel. When H. T. BAVA Cashier., THOS. W. CONRAD Assistant, Cashier. ;

the United States willing to work and the price of cotton drops clear downto CAPITAL 100000.
never was there more food at lower the cost of production, the tendencyis
prices. Never were there so many to limit the succeeding crop or engage '
. people living on scanty allowanceand in some other branch of farming.The THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
never was food offered so abund-- right"way is to hang on, for thereis ,
antly to them. They would buy had sure to be a turn for the better in a JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
the wherewith and the short time.-Farm and Fireside.
they to buy,
Respectfully solicits your Deposits Collections and Geneva
farmer's product at the price he is com- Diversified and intensive farming is Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE _
pelled to sell, has hardly paid him fifty making gradual progress in the South, -
cents, a day for his labor. Reduced and when it becomes general then in-
wages and depression in the labor mar-, deed will there be a new South. INVITED.
.' ket reduced the consumption of wheat i "Sticktoitiveness" is a splendid quality DIRKQTOR8

in '1894, seventy millions of bushels, i but it is misapplied when stickingto John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
( even when it was but 50 cents a bush old and exploded methods of farm- H. T. Baya, T.W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
t el. The consumption of meat was, ing, or in risking all on one crop that Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson .
doubt reduced in value Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.
no equally ,
may be a failure or so abundant as to
and the' "of the loom and fac-
product be valueless. More grass, more forage
t tory still more. The government'sincome crops, more stock, more pork and
fails to meet its expendituresb poultry. and more home-made fer-
ncaibuhaJf a million dollars per ere
t Advice to Southern Emigrants.M. An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
:\ best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL 1300.000.BOX ).
MATERIAL Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
I.f Crosby, of Avon Park, gives order. Write for price list and terms.
ollowing sensible advice to people
GEO. R.FAIRBANKS President. D. GREENLEAF -Preatdent.
until the newly elected party comes coming South. We endorse every ALBERT M.IVl3S Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.,Alachua Co.; E.G.Hill,Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E.Pratt
into control of all branches of the gov- word of it : Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Oreenf eat, Duval Co.;
ernment which will not be for two A few words with intending settlersor J. D. Mead, Duval Co.: A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. Sampson, Marion Co.; C. V.Hlllyer,
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan,Osceola Co.; W. E.: Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S' Moreman St.
1. 'years. prospectors contemplating visitingus. Johns Co.; C. F. A.Bielby, Volusia Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co.
Address'all to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla Stencils,
One would naturally think that Mr. You are about to enter on a new correspondence
with full packing and snipping Instructions furnished on application.
Cleveland, under the circumstances, strange experience. Be prepared to
and under such a marked expressionof take in new scenes and new ideas and
: the people of the country would not be bound to those you have been JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,

place no obstruction upon the acts of brought up among or judge all you
the new congress but throw the responsibility see by your narrow horizon. Neither
r1'I in matters of finance and will your first impression of the coun- Grocers and Commission Merchants

revenue, back upon the people who try, soil or weather be what you imagine -
J1 l have demanded the change. now. Get rid of the "Land of DEALERS IN

;; The people of the South, and the Flowers" and "Tropical Scenery," Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
country.generally, have been getting gush ideas. It may be hotter or cold.

. down to a very economical basis of er on arrival than you imagined, bu Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. ., .
living and it is well to keep down you cannot correctly judge of our clim- >:

l buoyant hopes of an immediate changeto ate by one day's experience. You are Jaolcsonville, Florida.
t,. former good times. All that is sure to be unsettled by the contradic- :

needed is, abundance work at good tory reports you get from differentones ICE-LIST OF WHISKIESi
; pay on the farm and in the manufac- you talk with. Remember we "-
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tory. That will come with restored are nearly all new comers PARKER.................. ..... ........... 175 so MARTIN RYE......................-....... 300
,.. confidence. Give the laboring classes with much to learn and you will need ORANGE VALLEy.................. ...... a 00 VIRGINIA GLADES......................... 4 00
sift SPRINGVALLEY......... .. ............. a y OLD ..... 50*
work and they will consume. They all your "good sense" qualities to BALTIMORE CORN ., 3 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 500
have hungry and ragged longs the chaff from the wheat from all you NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 250 OLD BAKER......... ......................500
gone CLIFTON CLUB.............. ............. 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE........__.. 600
: enough. Put them to work and the hear. This tearing from old
," wheels of the shops and the factories tions to have a new home in new soil, JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office
order,check or registered letter. We cannot hip C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
: will begin to turn all the farmer can climate and among new products, money
rt : ; complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application.
.; produce there will be a good demand amid strangers is a step not to be
If' : for and at good prices. Railroads will lightly undertaken and demands he- JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

.:. restore their discharged employesand roic qualities as well as more than the ,-', .

lean, hungry and dejected looks average amount of pluck and perse- .
( will disappear. There is a good time verance. Captain :Martin of San Francisco, copal church bazar one would think
coming but we will have to wait a little When tempted to say "What can Cal., who, thirteen years ago was with money was just floating around. The
longer.-Southern Ruralist. you raise?" look about you and see Hamilton Disston and ex Governor ladies netted just $248, which made
> a < and instead remember the earlier set- Safford, of Arizona, when the original the merchants stand with lugubrious

: Not as Did Their Fathers. tlers did not have this privilege, when purchase and survey of a large sec- countenances thinking all the moneyof
". all was wild woods and your respectfor tion of the Everglades was made, reg- the place was spent at the bazar.
The farmer who farms as his father them will grow accordingly. At istered at the Sanford House yester- But notwithstanding the generous
w, did half a century ago will surely get the worst your experience will never day. He comes here accompanied by amount received there the merchantsare
; left. The old one crop system, so have the hardships that was theirs, but Rev. Dr. Slingerland president of the all doing well and will sell out
common in the South then, will l not then pioneer life here does not com- Shaker community in Ohio, and rep- their Christmas stock very closely,
do now. :Meat buying must give way pare in this respect to those in sod resents in that State four thousandacres which has made them brighten up
to meat growing. More grass, more houses in tne "wild and wooly west." of land. Their object is to ex considerably.-Halifax Journal.

forage crops and more stock, and a :Please do not come then in a super- amine and possibly select land alongthe r ,
i greatly reduced acreage of cotton, is critical mood trying to find some pos- lines of the Plant system, in extent The taxpayers of Madison' county
the newer and better way, and the sible drawback you had not expected anywhere from twenty thousand to are evidently prosperous. The reportof
-, number of farmers in the South who (only heaven would bear such scruti- forty thousand acres, and as much in the county tax collector shows the

I are walking in it is, happily, rapidly ny, this is earth, earthy) and what one body as can be obtained. They amount uncollected to be only$517.17.Of .
,,1 increasing. The true idea is to diver- pleases one displeases another. Aboveall desire to make this selection as a Sha this amount the greater portion was

? sify, grow all our supplies, have as if you cannot live in peace among ker colony site near the west coast.- poll tax assessed against persons who
! many things to sell and as few things people where you are you will find it Sanford Chronicle. had since died or moved out of the
ii I"" to buy as possible.Sticktoitiyeness. harder to do this among strangers.We -.. county, says the Recorder.
of DeLand have been --- ..4..
is a prime element have no room for "cranks" where The people
t of success in any pursuit, and especially our aim is'a "model community" anda lamenting over the freeze and the pov- Ne.alyall the Eldorado farmers are
;U4 in that of farming. High and model community may be made up erty it has caused. But judging from preparing to plant watermelons this:
l loir prices seem to follow each: otberria of the every day common sense sort. the amount gained at the.ladies' Epis-I season.-Leesburg Commercial, .



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Paralysis is Not Nerve Death, for There is much
good strawberry Brahma and Barred
LIGHT Plymouth Rock
it is Curable. land here. Mr. William Maierfeldt VINES $Ito 82;also pullets v to 60 cents
From the Journal. Lewiston, Mich. GRAPE
each. Mrs. C. Gomperts, Lady Lake,Fla. 1183pALILORNIA
Patrick Doyle, a man more than seven- cleared $1,000 net from three acres
I Stock to
ty years of age,called at'this office recent- last year, and continues to increase I World Small Fruits. Introducer of nmmlled U Orange Land. Cheapest in the

ly and gave a remarkable account. Everyone his acreage. ])Ir. W. E. Parmenter, new ned J aeket. Geo.t.JoueuaFredol Gooseberry & Fa, Carran"c.C&t&lopeJra. &,N.a.IF soil World.;no frosts.Butte 1400 County acres;;:o earliest acres and fruits up.; fine$30per
knows the nature of paralysis and acre. 85 cash,balance in three years E.-I.
how difficult it is to cure, so that his testimony Jr.[ has a model little farm in town. Lindsay,Fresno, California. 1-18-4 1

is He It[ is small, only about ten acres under
extremely interesting.
ALBERT FRIES, st. Nicholas.Fla., keeps fif- 4
said: cultivation, but it keeps him busy. of pure-bred fowls. Eggs for

"About six or seven years ago I was afflicted Throughout his berry field :Mr. Par- hatching booked now. Stock for sale. Also
Texas Umbrella trees and seed 1-183
with inflammatory rheumatism YOUTANT ? 1
menter has surface wells at regular
contracted while at work in a Manisteesaw CITRUS TRIFOLIATA SEEDLINGS. One
mill, and had to quit work on that intervals, to be used for irrigating if year old. Per single 1000 $10 oo. Per two or
more thousands $8.00 f. o.b. F. B. Kervan,
account. Then came a long time of despair necessary. They are only four feet BEST GARDENin Norwalk,Fla 1-18-7

for me. My lower limbs became deep, but have an ample supply of MANUFACTURE Strawberry Cups and .

numb and cold, and I lost the use of them water. In this same field are growing your neighborhood this season WE and the six basket carrier crate. .
almost entirely. For a long time I was Wolfenden & Co., Sampson City, Bradford Co., "
unable to stand on my feet without support celery, lettuce, beets, cabbage, PLANT OUR FAMOUSall Fla. 1-18-5

For four turnips; asparagus, etc., of the very
years I could not think of SALK.-Four S. C. Brown Leghorn Cock-
doing any kind of work."I finest quality. Mr. Parmenter is an The best in the county$2 each,deliver

treated with many eminent doctors educated farmer. Though he doesn't Fla.*din Jacksonville. M. Chesebro, Plummers.'-
without deriving any benefit. I spent cultivate many acres, he does better -
more than $100 in one summer for medi- still of which are described and illustrated ,the great pear for Florida. A profuse -
cal treatment which failed to help me. by concentrating his labor and in our beautiful and entirely bearer{ bears second or third year from

The local doctors could not give me any fertilizer on fewer acres and getting a New Catalogue for 1896. A new old.planting.Fine one Fine and Camphor two-year Seedlings old Trifoliata one Seedlings year j

encouragement,and,in fact, did not know greater yield.-Orange Park item in feature this season is the Free delivery for hedging. Red Ceylon Peach,free atone

what my ailment was. I became tired of Times Unian of Seeds at Catalogue prices to and annual bearer. S. F. Smith, Fruitland"

doctoring, and for a year I did nothing ...e.... any Post Office. This "New Cata
for my trouble, considesing that my case logue" we will mail on receipt of a ,
was hopeless. By this time the life was At Mr. Prine's grove and at a 2-cent stamp,or to those who will state :

gone out of my legs,and I could not bend number of other groves in the Chicora where they saw this advertisement,the

them at all, the cords being as hard as neighborhood there were quite a lot Catalogue will be mailed Free I

bone. The cold occasioned me great pain.I of and the
oranges coming season
could not walk at night and when I PETER HENDERSON & CO. '
{ will see a good large crop grown in WHAT wrote last year about my Seedling
moved around in the
I had
35 ft Potatoes brought a large correspondence. -
this ;37 Cortlandt St.,17 ew York.
watch the ground each step, and then section. A gentleman who lives, Another year confirms my opinion of its
could only hobble along with the use ofa out there says that it is almost im productiveness and fine quality so I will offer It
to the public at one dollar a crate. Dudley W.
cane. possible now to tell that the old bearing Adams Tangerine, Fla. 1-11-3' .;

'Hope had about gone out of my life i trees were injured by the cold last

when I read in my local paper of persons winter. Only the smaller brancheswere CELERY PLANTS good size, best varieties.
whom I knew having been cured of simi 'r l7orida SO per hundred, $3.00 per thousand, f.
lar cases by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, s o frozen and there has been such Lan d 5 o.b. Ft. Pierce. Cash with order. C. T. McCarty,
I tried them, and in a short time I could a rapid growth that the trees have City, 1-4-3

climb the stairs with ease,a thing I couldnot regained their former proportions and
Orangesorts POTATOES at wholesale prices. A full
before do for years. I did not give will therefore be ready for a good Write for prices. Wilson &Toomer, ,
them a fair trial, however, until a year Jacksonville,Fla. 12-28-4 .
ago, and after using a few boxes the liie crop of oranges this year.Bartow
into limbs waS Courier. BRONZE TURKEYS, Langshan and Indian
came my and feet, and I Fowls and at reasonable prices.
soon able to resume work. I can now ....... Investments Mrs. W. H. Mann, Manville eggs Fla. 10-12-12

bend my legs and straighten my back, )Many of the growers are ploughingtheir
which I had not done for years previous t groves preparatory to giving them Developments SOUR for Sale Clear Water Nursery, Keene,
to the use of the pills. I consider myself all the assistance possible when the .: Florida. xa.ij-fcb I
completely cured, and give the entire
credit to Dr.Williams' Pink Pills. I most trees begin to start growing in Febru attractions BRONZE Turkeys Pekin, Ducks.Indian Games in Black Lang
Eggs season. A
cheerfully recommend them to the use oi ary.; Should no biting cold come this f) few quarts McNeil Peas at fi.oo per quart 50
all persons afflicted with similar di s- winter you will see such an activity i in Address cents a pint postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann
eases." G. D. ACKERLY Mannville, Fla. 10-12-12
grove culture as this vicinity neverbefore ,

To confirm his story beyond all doubt, witnessed. Some people are of GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT ; FOR SALE for cash,tlme or bade,orange groves,
Mr. Doyle made the following affidavit: and timber lands. E. RUMLKY, Keuka.,
Sworn and subscribed before me, April i the opinion that many of the groves THETROPICALTRUNKIINE, Fla. j-ii-i6t

29th, 1895. have been abandoned, but they are JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA.
FRED. H. McMULLEN doubt FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for
beyond a fooled.- DeLand
,ty years old, 4 to 5 fed high;will dormant -
Justice of the Peace. Record. I ;. bud to order. Have a few budded to the
Williams' Pink Pills contain all the .. 5H seedless grapefruit. These trees are fine, and
elements to give new life and LeaveDoubtful for sale very reasonable indeed,as we expect to J
The Department of Agriculture quit the nursery business. Come and see them
richness to the blood and restore shattered Seeds alone. The best before buying elsewhere. Bowyer& Stephen,
nerves. They are for sale by all druggists, though just beginning to furnish to are easy to get, and cost no Lakeland,Fla. 9-21-10

or may be had by mail from Dr.Williams' bacco seed free to all who will plant more. Ask your dealer for

Medicine Company, Schenectady, N. Y., them, up to this writing have sent out FERRY'SSEEDS FOR SALE 390 acres.Two Excellent Leon county for stock farms raising,480 acre and

for 50c. per box, or six boxes for $2. O. to over one thousand different applicants tobacco: growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
Fla. 8-24-tf
Mr. Roth, of Cincinnati has small quantities. We are in
formed the list will surprise everybodywhen CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
at Quincy, from F. Littmanten Always the best. Known Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
bales of tobacco for the seed have all been distribu- everywhere. Perry' Seed Jifla, Tangerine, King, Tardiff Grape Fruit,
wrapper ted. the weed Annual for 1895 tells you Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
which he paid 70 cents a pound, and t Surely may yet becomea what, how,and when to plant. such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael;
staple crop in Florida.-Floridian. Sent Free. Get it. Address Malta Blood and CentenniaL Address, A. I
the entire packing of Ottinger & :Mc- We have D. M. FERRY& CO., Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nur-*
Farlin, of about 45,000 pounds, for an organization here i in Detroit, Mich.\ series, Dunedin, Fla. 8'i7-tf

which he paid $30,000. Francis, with about fifty acres pledgedto

the cultivation of tobacco, but i in ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut In
The iron pier at West Palm Beachis the We pay freight. Write for our tales
county at least 500 or 1,000 acres price-list. E. W AmsdenOrmondFla.
fast approaching completion. This should be planted to start with. It i is Cured Permanent 7-i-tft j

extends out 1,000 feet, and forms the possible for us to get out of the ruts; ,I C A N C E R ly. f Home 20 to$35.treatment No IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set

American terminus of the Palm Beach will do it? knife or plaster. j SO in other fruit trees, etc.
we -Palatka Herald. IIt. JOHN B. For sale at a sacrifice. Address"11,"The Palau
and Nassau Steamship Line. This HARRIS, Lane Park.
...- Port Lake County, Fla. 4 27-9111

service will begin January 16th with a The pineapples being raised under Payne Ala. J-,,

weekly trip.Beginning. IF ANY ONE who has been the -!
shelter at the experiment station benefited
are CENT-A- WORD "\COLUMN. or Dr. William's Pink to s
doing a great deal better than those THE FAXMEK AND FRUIT GROWS,they will receive
of a Great Industry.We information that will be of much value and
grown in the open air. This can be RATES.-Twenty words; name and address, interest to them. il

the only seed in United States or seen at Williams' photographic studioas one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth.

true he has lately been out there takingsome ing taken for less than 25 cents. f F'I"O J.Bowker'MAKE.HENS Animal LAY-There Meal. 40 tons is sold nothing in Flor like

DALMATIAN INSECT I POWDER PLANT, fine views of the place.-Ft. Advertisements for this column MTJST be prepaid. ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
particulars, write E.W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla. \r-
Pyrethrnm Cinnerarlae Folium (not the poorer Myers Press. 1at34fLooK
Persian Py. Ros. or Py. Alba.) One oz. for 2000 Send no stamps larger than two cents.
1.50 paid. Will mail small I Initials and count word.
plants. post you figures as one .
packet for 50 names of your neighbors (at your J. P. Mace and E. G. Blake are put first LOOKI! $r.2S per acre will buy 161 acre
postoffice and of heads of families only.) Will '" class pine land In sec 4, t 16., r 21
ting out over in east. Well
twenty acres timbered title
mail them and you also our magnificent Southern orange Brahms, Barred Ply mouth Rock and perfect. Also 11 oaS
Seed Catalogue for 1896 mailed free to all on Orange rive. Wise LIGHT one year old Parson Brown Orange Canter
applicants. grove men are Turkey Egg for hitching,$1.00 per Lemon and Grape Fruit buds.
The HOWARD WILLET DRUG setting M is. C.Gomperts,Lady Lake, Fla. Write fat Prleei
they.-Ft. Myers M.&J.H.Turnley, Excelsior
COMPANY,Augusta, Ga. ; M8-6m. War, Fla. NurlUici. Lakji'
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r. 48 *to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and HEW YQE3K, GHJHUiESION HMD FbDlimlldllEl.

65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston.

: OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamships>s of this Line are appointed

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

Q. AI:. SORREL, a1aKer. both ways :

.,,. (ST.uD.u.D TUCK.)
From New York. From Jackionrille,
(Pier 29,8. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Friday Dec 3 p m."COMANCHE"a..Thursday, Jan. 2, at 5:00: a m
Monday, 30 at3pm ...........'CHEROKEE"...............Sunday.II 5at8ooam;
<\Y.-: Wednesday, Jan.. :,at 3 p m............. "IROQUOIS"...............Tuesday, 8.30am
'. ." J'- Friday .. 3at3pm. .......... "ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 9,at 1030: a m
,: Monday 6, at 3 p m ........... .SEMINOLE".Sunday, 12,at 1.3opm
Jiyo. Wednesday 3 p m ..........."COMANCHE"Tuesday, 14,at 3.30am
... ............ ... ... "
: .: Friday.II.. ioat3pm "CHEROKEE" ..... Thursday, 10, at 4: oam
Monday, 13,at 3 p m ..............IR.OQUOIS".Sunday, 14 s&oam: .
Wednesday, II 1 3 p m .......... "ALGONQUIN". ...... ....... Tuesday, 2[, at 7: 0am
v Friday.II 17, at 3 p m .............."SEMINOLE"...... ...... Thursday, 23,at 9.ooam
.- Monday 2o,at 3 p m............"COMANCHE" ............ .....Sunday. 26, at uJOaD.1
Wednesday 22,at 3 pm..........."CHEROKEE".......... .. ..Tuesday, 44 28,at 12:30 p m
.. pa..aae Rates: t Friday, II 24,at 3 pm ....... .... "IROQUOIS" ............ Thursday 30, at 4:00am
Monday.II 27, at 3 pm.... ..... .."ALGONQUIN"_..... .......Sunday, Feb. 2,at 5:00 am
Between Jacksonrffle and New York: First-claw, =23oo; Intermediate, $19,00; Excursion, 143-3; Wednesday II 39atspm............"SEMINOLE" ....... ... ...Tuesday ,at 7x0am
Steerage$12.50. Friday, II 31, at 3 p........."COMANCHE".............Thursday, 6, at 9:30 a m

j and Boston : Cabin $27.00; Excursion t..47030;
Steerage, $1405* The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointteed to sail as follows: -
I, FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.

(Central or goO Meridian Time.)

City; of Birmingham................ ................:... .... ......Sunday, Dec.99 3.ooa.m. For the present and until further notice Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to :: ................:.......................... ....... .........Tuesday, Dec. 31, 4.30 p, m. sail from PHILADELPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from
Kansas City; ... ... ...................................................Friday, Jan. 3. qoo a.m. CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
City of Augusta .... ........ .................. ............. .... Sunday Jan. 5, 8.30 t. m. Charleston with Florida Steamers for business to and from Jacksonville and
City of Birmingham ...... ........................................ Tuesday, an. 7,10.303. m. Clyde ,
Nacoochee .?,,........ ..... ........................... .............. Friday Jan. 10, 2.00 p.m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
Kansas City........................... ............ ..... ............Sunday Jan. 12, 3.00a.m. .
'J City of Augusta ................................ .. ............ .....Tuesday,Jan. 14 3.30p. m. -
City of Birmingham ...... ........... .... ....................... ...Friday. Jan, 17. 700 a. m.
Nacoochee ..... ................. ........... ........................ sund 19. 8.00a.m.
Kansas City..................................................... ..... Y'Jan.} 21, 7.30p.m. ST. JOHNT: :RIVER: LINE.
City of Augusta ...................................................... Friday; Jan. 24,11.30a. m.
City of Birmingham ................ .................. ............. Sunday Jan. 26, 2.ooa.m. .
Nacoochee .......... ................................................Tuesday, Jan, 28, 4.00 p. m.
Kansas City............................................................Friday, Jan. 31 6.00 a m.
For Sanford and Intermediate Points

Chattahoocheo ....................... ....................... ...Tuesday, Dec. 31, 4.30p. m the St. Johns P4 er.
Gate City................ ................ ............................. Sunday, Jan. 5, 8.30a.m;
Tallahassee ............................................ ............:Thursday; Jan. 9, r.oop. m.
Chattahoochee.......... ..................... ...................... Tuesday,jan. 14 5.30p.m.
Oat City .. ................ ...........................................Sunday,Jan. 19, 8.00 a.m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer -
Tallahassee.........................................................Thursday Jan. 23, 10.30 a. m.
Chattahoochee_................. ........... ......................Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4.00p.m. "CITY OF JACKSONVILLE," .


City of Macon..............(! 9, 1.00 p.m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30p. :
City of Macon ........................................ 19, 8.00a.m. m., and from Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:00: a. m.,
City of Macon ................ ......................... .. 29, 4.30 p-m. Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.

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Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida &: Western Railway, Leave. 3 JO p. m .. ......................Jacksonville .......... .. ...... Arrive ,.3o a. m.
Florida Central&: Peninsular Rallroad.Through 8.45 P m. ..:................... .... Palatka................... ..... heave 8.00 p. m.
Bills lading Tickets,and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your II 3.00 a. m. ....................... ... .Astor.... ....................... II 3.00 P. III
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to 4-30 a m. ............................. St. Francis......................... II I.JO p. m.
J. P.BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N.R., New York. II S.3O a. m. ...............,.......... Beresford .... ........_....... ..... II 12.00 noon
R.I WALKER,Agent C.G.ANDERSON Agent II 6.00 a. m .... .................... Blue Springs........................ II-30a.m.
*New Pier No.35, North River New York. City Exchange Building,San.nnah. Ga. Arrive.. 8.30a. m. .............. ..... ....SanCord.........._. ......._ ...... II a. m,
RICHARDSON &J. BARNARD Agents,Lewis'Wharf;Boston 9.25 a. m. .................... .... Enterprtse................ ... ...... 8.oo. a.m.
W. L.JAMES,Agent 13 S.Third Street, PhiIaddplila.W. .
t H. RHETT Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. .
General and Ticket Office 204 West St. Jacksonville
.D.HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, SaY.,Fla. &Western Ry.Co., 261 Broadway.N. Y. Passenger Bay ,
1.L. ADAMS Gen'l East.Agt. F.C. &: P. R. R., A.DeW.SAMPSON General Agent, -
353 Broadway; New York. 306 Washington St.,Boston.W. A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
J. FARRELL..,Soliciting Agent. W.B.ARNOLD Gen.Tray. Pass. Agt, M. H. CLYDE. Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Bow big Green New York. .
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla.Pass. Agent, D. D. C. MINK General Freight Agent. 12 Eo. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia Pa.
New Office 224 West Bay; Street Jacksonville.W. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
M. IRONMONGER. Jr.. Florida Passenger Agent( West Bay St, Jacksonville FU!
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville P11*.

WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO., WM. P. CLYDE fo CO., Qenl Agents,

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