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:
February 8, 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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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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8* Powers* Editor JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, FEBRUARY 8, 1896- Whole no.. 1409 Yol.NEW F1II SERIES, No. 9 : *s

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h... :r.i : SATSUMA on TRIFOLIATA Before buying your Nursery Stock investigate and know what you are getting. Know that .j
; / you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer. '<1.1 s

: '/' A. Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. THE POMONA NURSERIES :'

Over 300 Varieties of 4;. .
the most Extensive in the State and ofler all
are Home Grown Stock. Peaches; Plums Pears '
Fruits and Ornamentals. Japan Persimmons, Grapes Figs,Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds.,Satsuma and other Oranges and
Lemons on both
". Peaches, Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes, Roses, etc.
:, Horticultural Hand-Bcok free on application. '."
for )
.NO AGENTS. Catalogue 1896. An Up-to-date ,
,.,' Correspondence solicited. '* Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc .1

"14 It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental GrouDd,.
": G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. Write for Catalogue and any i infoi mation wanted, !
Macclenny, Fla. .

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.t. JLots of people in Florida intend to plant tobacco this year, and have not .4
' .' obtained their seed. We have pure fresh seed of the finest strains of Vuelta SouthSe
":{ Abajo-just what you need for raising the best grade of Cigar Leaf Tobacco. I

I' Packet. . . 10 cents. I j-pound} . . $1.50 -J
Ounce : . 50 cents. I| Pound . . 5.00H. "

i i; '. G. HASTINGS & CO., Seedsmen, FRUIT
f INTERLACHEN, FLORIDA. The Standard of Excellence. .,

,,a &f"Catalogue Free.TREES .
I Send for Catalogue] and Prices from FirstHands..


Q I will sell Fruit Trees this season to the planter at wholesale prices. Address ::=. :' ":.'.----- .-.::_ -:..::.-- -'--.' '- .=-=; :.'-". :-=::-: ._-.,-",::'.. :_ ..::... -. 1-i=-.--..- Pi
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. Riverside Nurseries, Glen St. Mary, Fla.

" ONE-ILtLF REAM, 8x11, FREE, .
J To Dairymen and Others who will send 300 to pay postage.
1 Saved from heavy heads from 12 to 16 inches long, and warranted Absolutely Pure.

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: Mfrs. This is certainly the greatest boon to stock and poultry raisers that has ever been introduced j
A. G. ELLIOT& CO., Paper PAPERS. into Florida producing: more grain and fodder than any other cereal. The grain makes a superior ....
Dealer in All Descriptions of Paper. PHILADELPHIA, PA.f article of meal for the human family. # '
While the supply lasts I will send,prepaid,enough seed of either variety to plant one acre j
for$I.ooi enough to plant two acres(one of each variety),for$1.90,or four acres,'3.50.

r ,f V r 1r ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. WM.. L.Hannvll'e ORANGE, Sla., .


. tr 1 t' We have an Unusually Large and Fine Stock of lardy Palms, 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. O ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. 0 38TH. YEAR.
Shrubbery, Trees, Tines and all Manner of Plants '
+". for ]louse___, _Lawn_ or Orchard. FRUIT TREES! Specially Adapted to'Florida. '; 0'

' :. Fruit Trees,Economic Plants.Fern,Orchids Bamboo Cactu,Etc..for every situation and Oriental Pear.Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat,Strawberry -
. .' for every climate. Plante sent safely t6 all parts ofthe.World.' We pack by mail and pay postage Plant Grape Vint, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreen. Camelias.5o.coo Palms. ;
at. Catalogue rates,or send large'plants by.zpress or freight. 0,000[ Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Rests. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and .';
v and for large catalogue illustrated and priced. most complete in the Southern States: We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South. .'
BE.UOlBROS.. ., Oneco, Fla. ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BRICK MANS, Augusta. Ga. No Ainu.
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. Orange Tree, Fruit and Vine, Vegetable, Pineapple, Tobacco,, &c. ..

We wish to emphasize the fact that we make high-grade goods only. The I We have steadily refrained from making any such goods, although the percentage

State is being flooded just now with new brands of low-grade fertilizers, manufactured of profit would be very much larger than it is on our high-grade fer

for the emergency, hard times, arising from the freeze of last winter. I tilizers. 1

These Cheap Goods, of the Poorest Materials and Bad Forms, Must be Injurious to the Planter. }

They cannot permanently improve his lands. The results produced will I I cultivate a less acreage and use only the best manures. You can make a good ,t

not be so good, either in quantity or quality, in flavor or in keeping qualities crop, with strong plants, with much less labor than you can coax along a poor

That covers all the points where the profits come in. It will pay better to | and sickly lot, and the money results will be far better.

The Mapes Company Use Only the Best Materials and in Forms which are the Results of the

Experience of Nearly Half a Century and of Continuous and Costly Experiments.

The materials are subjected to a special process, of their own discovery, Send for a copy of testimonials from thirty or forty of the best-known Jl

which causes a chemical change, and are mixed for months before barreling. growers in the State as to the results of the use of our Vegetable Manure for '

They go through the assimilation in heaps that must otherwise take place the year 1895. ltlr. L. Dozier, our agent at Ocala, writes June 10, 1895 as ;

in the ground when, they are freshly mixed. When shipped they are ready for follows : j

the immediate consumption of the plant, and that is why they produce crops "I have been your Agent for five years, and the only complaint I have "

from ten to fifteen days earlier than home-made or any fresh mixtures will do. ever heard from those who used your goods in my district was that they are .

:They make vigorous plants that will stand drouths far better than those sold strictly for cash, while all the others can be bought on long time. In my .

grown with poor materials in poor forms. Common sense must teach us that, judgment, if they were all put on the same basis Mapes' would sweep the

and we have had a great many testimonials on that point. State."


The Mapes Company made no bad debts by the freeze and have no goods. On the other hand, they have have been able to make a large reduc-

losses to make up by increasing their profits or reducing the standard of their I tion in the price of them this year, and at the same time keep up their standard.

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Which has had most wonderful success in Pennsylvania and Connecticut in producing Choice Wrappers that have brought exceptionally High Prices.

JB6T Write for a Tobacco Pamphlet. .I

Ammonia. Phosphrlc Acid. PaUuh. .
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS Mapes1 Tobacco Manure, Florida Brand . . . . 5 to 6. 4 to 5. 6 to 7.


. The Mapes Orange Tree, in 2oo-lb. bbls., f. o.b. Jacksonville, per ton, $37.00 Here is the record of the official analysis of their manures for the year
11 Fruit and Vine, 39.00 1895 at the Florida Experiment Station :
11 Ammonia. Avail. Phos. Acid. Total Phos. Acid. Potato.
Vegetable, 40 00 Orange Tree . . 4.67 7.46 11.22 3.81
Pineapple, 3 .00 Fruit and Vine . 3.04 7.06 9.55 11.47
Tobacco, 38.00 Vegetable . . 5.91 7.84 10.22 5.68

Jir ALSO DEAL IN- J66T For any further information, write


SULPHATE POTASH, Foot of Ocean Street

"CHEAP" FERTILIZERS. [From New Enland Homestead, Dee.28, 1895'] of aU three ingredients It is the concerns that I methods for determining approximately rela- i
IMPORTANT TO USERS OP! FER- I have capital invested in plants that are most tive availability of nitrogen and on subsequent
TILIZERS. : likely to remain in the business, and are the ones pages is given a report of the work done during .
Prof. E. B. Voorhees Director of the New Jersey that in the long run are likely to look weU to this point
State Experiment Station,in the "Rural New Shyster concerns that-manufacture all sorts of I their reputation, for they have more at stake. 'Whilevarious inferior or agriculturally worthless 1
Another point that strengthens this caution is forms of nitrogen are in the market the
Yorker." June i, 1895 in an exposure of a so- materials, and put their goods on the market in that in most States the analyses of fertilizers are main security of purchasers of mixed fertilizersis
called "cheap" fertilizer so'd in Philadelphia, all sorts of conditions, in order to get some of the not made until after the spring trade i*over in dealing with firms which have an established -
says: "In the purchase fertilizers,a-any farm trade of old-established and reliable firms are as reputation, and in avoiding 'cheap good
characteristic of the fertilizer trade as of other VALUATION OF FERTILIZERS offered by irresponsible parties."-Page 39.
ers are still guided by price per ton rather than trades. Any one who puts out a fertilizer can ;
Fail to Determine the Quality ofoods Preparations of Leather.
) by the amount and quality of the plant-food fur- get it officially analyzed at the Experiment Stations They e. the
and it appears> in their reports, but the -- Established Reputation Ashas been proved abundantlyby experiment,
nished,hence pay anexorbitant price per poundfor farmer does not know whether the concern is re- Main Security to the Purchaser. leather,whether in its untreated state or steamed !
the constituents. A low price per ton does liable or not The Connecticut Station, in its an. [Extract from Annual Report of the Connecticut cr toasted, and pulverized, hn no value as a I
not always mean a ch ap product; it frequently nual report for '95 just' out emphasizes the fact Agricultural Experiment Station (Prof. S. W fertilizer. The State fertilizer law wisely forbids i
for the that in buing mixed fertilizers farmers must Johnson Director),for Year 1895. Issued December its ue in any form as an ingredient of commercial -
an expensive one. legitimate expenses
means rely to a great extent on reliable dealers and Fays: 1895 ] I fertilizers without explicit printed certificateof 1
of preparation, shipment and sale are proportionately "The main security of purchasers of mixed fertilizers These valuations,it must be remembered,are the fact such certificate to be conspicuously t
much greater for low-grade than for is in dealing with firms which have an based on the assumption that the nitrogen,phosphoric Sued to every package,' etc. i
high-grade goods. Farmers should remember, established reputation,and in avoiding 'rheap' acid and potash in each fertilizer are The materials on which the following analy .
first,that nitrogen phosphoric acid and potashare goods offend by irresponsible parties" The readily available to farm crops. Chemical examination sea were made were used in vegetation experiments I
the only constituents of direct fertilizing value caution is certainly needtd.wLen more than one- can show pretty conclusively whether ,to be described on following pages.
and mixtures containing all of these in good! third of the nitrogenous superphosphates fold in this is true in respect to potash. There is less "4565- Ground leather,imported from England
forms cannot be secured: for a low price per ton, Connecticut do not furnish, in all rests,aU certainty regarding phosphoric acid,while chemical for use as a cheap 'ammoniate' in mixed irrtiUzcrs. ;
unless they are contained in very small amount*; the manufacturers claim for them. ; examination a* it is usually made, gives The method of manufacture unknown..
and second that the expenses of handling are six brands,twenty-one are below the manufadI Itttlt or no clue as to the availability. of the It is a brownish black powder, in appearance
quite a* great for'make weight' as fot materials !. urers' minimum guarantee in respect of one ingredient organic nitrogtn of mixed goods. This Station resembling dried blood. When pulverized it
Of actual fertilizing value." I ,five in respect two, and one in respect, has been for some years engaged in a study of emits an odor of benzine."Page 20.

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NOTES FROM T.ATTffi WORTH--IL old strawberry plants, which start out grower stated, "it blossoms all over." the frost of Dec. 29, for now the sap
afresh every fall, are often unable to All the upper leaves spread out and is up, and the spring has come, and
Pineapple Diseases-The Crops. penetrate the husk and wander around become more nearly horizontal. Fi. the time of the singing of birds is at

IRRIGATION.. inside of it and become tangled up, nally in the centre comes slowly up a hand."

On the Windella plantation Mr. though we never knew them to go scarlet crown about as large as an inverted On Friday morning, February 7th,
Clow put' in at the outset a very completely around the plant so as to teacup, and the purple pointsare we awoke cold in our beds, the tip of
thorough irrigation plant, probably the choke it. We discover some analogy thrust out one after another, though our nose was so cold that we wonderedif
f only one in the pineapple belt except between the strawberry and the pine- they do not open. On some of the we had a congestive chill. The
4. Dr. Howland's Waveland, certainly apple plant in certain respects, and best beds we counted dozens of these water in the basin and bucket was
.iti the most expensive, costing about $500 we suggest to the growers to study in blooms right along in a row, with onlya frozen solid, and the ice had crackedthe
the direction above indicated.It few breaks in the succession. :Mr.
an acre. His manager is now puttingup I tumbler on the wash-stand. (We
sheds which will cost about $450 is shown that blocks of plants :Matthams reckons on niney per cent keep that tumbler as a souvenir of .
an acre, thus making an entire outlayof growing where brushheaps were of a full crop. The Windella plantation Sunny Florida).
$950 an acre in addition to the cost burned are uncommonly vigorous and will not produce as high a per- On looking out of the window
are less liable to this rootwindingthan centage as this, because it has been
of the land, clearing and plants. He into the gardens, we saw the peas and
would have willingly exchanged the the body of the field; also beds shedded since the freeze; in fact, the beans limp and black in the rows.
for but determined which have been generously manured work is still in progress.As .
irrigation plant shedding, Going into the kitchen we found the
to preserve it since it is with cottonseed meal. Perhaps this to the outlook on Indian riverwe pale widow and her boys clustered
already there. He thinks the shed trouble with the roots is caused by hope to report later. around the "Home Comfort" tryingto
v ding and frequent stirring of the soil the lack of some necessary ingredientin The officers of the Florida Fruit thaw out. Later we visited the
would the moisture to the soil. Liberal applications of Exchange state that the crop of old
so conserve as grove to find the trees dead, two
render potash often cure mysteriousplant; diseases Indian river and Lake Worth in 1893
irrigation unnecessary. of her old grape fruit trees that car-
in the non-potassic soils of Flor- was 25,000 barrel crates and that the
ried about
boxes each
DIDEASES AND INSECTS. sixty were split
ida. Perhaps one cause of the trouble part of it handled by them netted the
hall the trunk. This was the
Red spider the growers have always here is the lack of potash. growers at their own stations $3.16
hour that Mr. Dudley W. Adams
with them, but they have learned howto barrel crate. In the
TOPPING THE FRUITS. per 1894 crop looked at his trees on our sister lake,
it under control
keep by sprayingwith about
insecticide. Then there is the Mr. Armstrong relates that once a was 60,000 crates, of which Dora, and said "That settles it," and
handled about
mealy bug, but that occasions little herd of cows broke into a field of they the 35,000 crates, net- jumped on his horse and away to the
concern to the grower who keeps his pines which were full of young fruit, ting their own growers stations. $2.75 per crate at station to telegraph to California for
well nourished and thrifty. and they bit out the crowns of a number budwood.
plants The of or
crop 1895, course, was
There is, however, a trouble which of them, each one affording at that mostly lacking. The plantation man- The change wrought in that night
has far baffled all investigation and stage a tender, juicy mouthful. To killed but also
so aged by :Mr. Matthams, however, not only our trees, our
his surprise the fruits thus docked
remedies. There is now and then a shipped about crates. enthusiasm in orange growing. Menof
plant in which some botanical deprave grew larger than the others. This circumstance The crop of 500 1896 is variously esti- fine(poise like Mr. Adams may
causes it to forth roots at the has led him to question have the heart and
ity put mated by the growers, all the way to try again, "keep
surface of the ground or a little above whether the young fruits might not, from 20,000 up to 35,000 crates. The everlastingly at it," as they live on the
and to wind them around and around with advantage, have their crowns cut prospect along Indian river does not spot, but think what a long distanceit
until it chokes itself to death finally. out systematically. The market men I at present warrant the highest figures is between our orange sprouts and
The false roots may be cut with a have a prejudice in favor of the crown, I above given. The chilly weather last our writing table, where the orders
knife of the plant may be taken up and they would consider a pine badly December has given many of the must be given as to their management A
and planted deeper and in either case mutilated which had been bereft of its. plantations a yellow cast, and the ap- It used to be such a pleasure to give
it will recover, but it is considered plume. But these plumes are really : ples will probably average rather un- minute directions for the care of the
better to remove them and set new a nuisance ; they occupy nearly as der size, many of them being too groves, sometimes for individual trees!
plants.As much space in the crate as the apples, small to justify shipment. There are Once a fine tree, the "King of Siam,"
the botanical reader is aware, and they are destructive to buckskin fields which have been neglected since met with an accident, and had one of

i the pineapple is related to the familyof fore gloves and to skin tissues. Hereto the freeze and are now weedy and the his limbs mangled. How carefully
air plants and it is not particularly ( owing to the boom in pinegrowing missing plants not replaced. Here His Majesty was bandaged and fed
that these adventitious roots crowns have been in demand for until the fine fellow
strange and there a plantation has been aban- repaid our care
out above ground and they are planting, but no man will set a crown well and
come ; doned,but these are small ones plantedon by getting putting on a new
forced to grow around inside the base when he can procure a sucker. the poorest lands-so poor that it growth. So when two large seedlings
of the leaves but why do they continue GENERAL REMARKS. doctored and
; ought never to have been planted at drooped, they were re-
on around and not seek the first There is a decided boom in pineapples all and occupied by a shanty which vived. Then the well-being of a tree

opportunity to escape and penetrate below this, on New River and showed that the owner was some rov- was important the sprouts of 1000
tbcr soil? That is the mystery. Per- Biscayne Bay; there has been a gratifying ing bachelor. trees are now of little interest and are

1 apsthey run around the stem in or- revival of planting on Indian Taken altogether, as seen from the rarely inquired after. Northern friends
der to feed on the fertilizer which River, above this; but on Lake Worth cars, the new plantations have in- here say, as they sit toasting their toes
the large fluted leaves catch when it there has been little or no progress, to creased the acreage probably twenty- at the glowing grate, "let them go, do
is sown broadcast and convey down speak of. There is a fine, aristocraticaroma five per cent. over what it was before not break your heart about your
inside their bases. In the humid, in the atmosphere anywhere the freeze. groves, they are gone !I" But how

stimulating atmosphere of Florida within sight of the central pavilion of --- *..4.r can we give up the balmy air and sun-
plants often do this. Even the orange the Royal Poinciana Hotel, which is, ny skies of Florida? Why, we
tree will throw out roots a foot or two in a sense, not favorable to pineap Shall We Restore the Grove ? have stood on the shore of Lake
above ground to feed on the rich vege- ples. When land costs $350 an acre Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.It Eustis watching the sun set in the

table and animal mould collected in a in the scrub,$1 00 to clear it,and $300to will soon be a year since our West, and thought we saw the por-
crotcH of the tree. $400 to purchase plants and set hopes and orange trees were blightedin tals of heaven in the crimson and goldof
", The growers consider this malady them, poor men will look further. It the great frost of February 7, 1895. the upper and nether worlds Our
contagious, and yet careful micro- ought to be stated, however, that a Our home is in the North, but we thoughts turn constantly towards Flor
'scopical l examinations have failed to lake front, only one and a halt miles went down to Florida about the mid- ida; a breath of perfume in the church
reveal any germs of contagion. It is below West Palm Beach, is offered at dle of January to visit our groves and brings up memories of crinums,orange
pronounced contagious because a dis $100 an acre in the scrub. were sojourning with our manager in.. blossoms and other strange odors that
eased plant transplanted into a bed of What the promise of a crop may be a house not yet finished, as the cropon were familiar only in Florida homes 1
healthy ones has been known to com on Indian River we cannot state, but the trees was expected to pay for Until now we have been waiting to see
municate the affection to its neighbors.The on Lake Worth it is favorable. Hun- the chimney and fire hearth, so there how the sprouts will stand the winter.
death of the plant is caused by dreds of plants are already in bloom. was no fire except in the "Home Soon the danger from cold will be
the root winding, but what causes the The pineapple has a prolonged and Comfort" stove in the kitchen. over; then, what shall be done? Will
root-winding? That is the root of most beautiful bloom. Weeks before About the first of February we the editor advise us? Hundreds of
,. *the matter. The cause would seem to the actual inflorescence appears in the visited some large groves near Lake grove owners here in the North will
-_ile.a.mechanical one, since the ordin- shape of small purple point on each Eustis, and saw thousands of tiny value good, sound advice. Mr.Adams
underground roots of these affected pip, the base of all the leaves near the leaves putting forth, so that at a distance has issued a pronunciamento against
plants grow:normally in the soil, show- bottom of the plant, both inside and the trees looked as though surrounded trying to bring up groves so situated
ing no inclination to wind around the out turns pink, like the first scarlet by a green mist.Ve said, that they are often frozen back. Our
I plants. The delicate white rootlets of flush in the sky at daybreak. As a after all, the trees were not killed by groves were frozen in 1886 and in

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By.buying nothing for your ORANGE TREES, VEGETABLES and PINEAPPLES except our new


Ammonia :5 to 0 per'cent.
Available Phosphoric Acid 7 to 8 "
.: Actual Potash 4 to 5 "

.:' ,air This Brand is made from the Purest Ammoniates Superphosphates and Potash. *s

.' We' )keep constantly on hand a fun Stock of SULPHATE AMMONIA, NITRATE SODA, DRIED BLOOD, BLOOD and BONE, GROUND

/ BONE, ACID PHOSPHATE and all forms of POTASHES, which will be sold at Close Prices.

Correspondence and Inquiries Solicited.



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1895; do they come under that con- where in the State except in three or angel, and then most of them fell off I I reformed. In November I plantedthe
. demnation? The trees were thirteen four of the southern counties. every year. What caused it I don't "roughest" piece of land I had,
years old when killed last winter all The loss of one-third of the tops of know but I laid it to working the turning under all the trash.

were in fine condition and many had the trees once in five years on an aver- grove in the spring, and to the dry In the spring when my draws were
fruit. They grew on good high pine age, need not prevent an orange grovein weather, which always comes before ready I spread fertilizer liberally
land and were fertilized a month be- good hands from paying better returns the Tardiffs are gathered. broadcast harrowed thoroughly and

fore the frost. take the average of a decade, Since I came from the North I fine, and then stretched a line across
What shall be done with these than will nine-tenths of the farms of bought some orange trees on dwarf the lot and set the plants by it with

groves? Will the editor try to grasp the United States. But we advise no stocks. As it happened one of them rows three and a half feet apart.
the situation and send advice? man, even a steady resident to depend was a Tardiff and one a Majorca. The They were cultivated with a shovel
MARY. solely on a grove in what is now knownas .Tardiff is the larger of the two, and has plow, and an inch or ,two of soil
the orange belt, unless he has a not shown a bud while the Majorcahas drawn to the vines to cover grass. I
Lancaster Pa. sufficient bank account to enable himto three {from last summer's have done so ever since, and am more
\ :Under such circumstances it is extremely live, say two years without revenue bloom, and is full of buds now. i than ever at a loss to know how anyone
difficult to give advice that from the soil.Ve make it two years My grove is on willow oak and ever thought of putting sweet

would be satisfactory either to the because it would take him a year in blackjack pine land, with yellow sub- potatoes up on top of a high dry,
giver or the receiver. In general, our case of a freeze to get to growing some soil down to water, which is about waterproof ridge.
advice would be against the attemptto other money crops successfully and eight feet below the surface. If peo- Another thing, while the Northern
wise: an orange grove in Florida .we add a second year to allow for the ple would only state what kind of growers of Irish potatoes are con-
where the owner lives in the State only extra expense of clearing up and repairing land their groves are on readers would stantly originating new varieties from
during the winter or not at all. But the damaged grove. understand better when they write of seed to replace the old ones that have
there may be exceptional circumstances After all, we feel that what we have them. "run out," our sweet potato growers

which would warrant the necessary ex above written is unsatisfactory. Last fall I had oats sowed before I have done comparatively nothing in
penditure. This correspondent seemsto that line.
--.r-- plowed under the dead grass. Now,
exercise a very thorough personal Orange Notea-Hart's TardiffEditor what can one sow when the oats are The old sorts that have been in

supervision over her grove extendingeven Farmer and Fruit-Grower. plowed under? Cow peas seem to be cultivation for years have usually been
to individual trees whose peculiarities the thing but some say no. propagated from culls and strings,
and requirements are carefully The time is approaching when many H. H. and such runts as were left in the field
noted. A winter resident can purchasethe orange growers will bud their trees. I from the preceeding crop. So it is no
If object is merely to a
fertilizer and see it applied in the i put dormant buds in last fall, and as your grow wonder that they have became so
fall} and again in the spring, and thus soon as growth starts will unbank and crop to be plowed under in order to "run out" that a luxuriant crop of
be sure of honest service in the most cut off the tops. I put in from threeto improve your land, you might sow oats vines will often produce a meager
again and it down before
or plow
important detail. These two applica- five buds in every tree ; that in- I rye crop compared mainly of strings or
the rainy begins. Then sow
tions could be made to cover about all sures the starting of some of them at season illshapen, stringy tubers, and some-
the demands of. the year though a once. Probably I shall let two or for a summer crop pearl millet or times scarcely any good tubers at all.
buckwheat and it under -
third one, in the summer, would meet three grow; they will not make hand- Japanese Not satisfied with the behavior of
late in the fall when it has nearly
the.situation still better.If some trees, but I am satisfied thereare the varieties I was growing (I should
matured, and is sufficiently dry not to
the tenant or caretaker is a faithful more oranges in them than in the have said planting) which showed
ferment and sour the land.
and intelligent person this helps handsomer one-trunk trees. Besides, unmistakable signs of decadence I de-
matters very greatly. A nonresidentand there is no such shock to the tree termed to try for something more re
a faithless agent together made a when the tops are cut back. My small Notes on Sweet Potatoes. liable and better by going back to
situation hopelessly bad. The freeze grove is on second class pine land and Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. seed and starting a new generation of

has made matters no worse for non was set out in seedlings about eleven i I never have been able to comprehend sweets as is so often necessary with
residents than they were before. We I years ago. When it was five years oldI I why everybody plants sweet the Irish potato.So .
have not lost confidence in the orange budded it to Hart's Tardiff but I potatoes on high ridges. Always about eight years ago I plantedseed.
industry in Florida-have just as much have not been satisfied with the bearing high and usually narrow and sharp, is One of those seedlings has
uswe ever had-but the cold snaps qualities of the tree. It makes a the practice. proved: just about what I want, and
which have occurred in the last few fine,large tree, and although the grove When I came South twenty years fulfills my hopes of progress. It has
years have demonstrated the necessityof has not had the best of care, yet I did ago I noticed that practice, and could sufficient vigor of foliage with vinesof
the most thorough scrutiny of the not seem to get the oranges I oughtto. not understand its necessity. No one medium or less length. The tubersare
situation as to windbreaks, water pro The trees were a long time coming could tell me. Well, I planted sweet grown mainly in a cluster like the
tection, degrees of cold that may be into bearing; indeed, they hung potatoes in the same way without Nansemond though occasionally one,
expected in ordinary years etc. It fire until I wished I had :Maltese Bloodor being able to give any reason for it taking after its present, will stray
there was any reason to expect a repe Majorca, which I knew bore young.I only that "what everybody said must away. It is sure to make tubers that
tition of the experiences of last winter, kept the trees in good growing con- be true," and everybody said that is are free from stringiness and of a fine,
even once in,five years, orange grow dition; yet they reached the size of the way to "make" sweet potatoes.I I buttery texture and a clear sugar cane
ing had better be abandoned every- good seedlings before 1 got any or- did that for fifteen years. Then sweet flavor.

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new "Triumph" Watermelons,their weights being 67,lIS, 68, 70, 71 and 76ponnd
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On well fertilized fine land I got quent and excessive alternations, the 1 be kept up every year whether the trees general plan, and it will often be found,
this year 350 bnshels per acre. reverses taking place probably 800,000 fruit or not, which they will do some unless the second year's work was exceedingly
If our people would make the effortat times a second; hence it is inferred time, and no man knoweth what year well done, that some of the
this improvement of the sweet that little or no electricity passes the peach crop cometh. In our own third year's work ought to have been
potato that its importance demandswe through the centre of the rod, and orchards we fertilize even more highly done the second, not enough thinningout
would get kinds as much superiorto that metal is therefore wasted, and the than here recommended, and find it having been accomplished. The
our present sorts as the rural New weight increased by making lightningrods exceedingly profitable. Size, beautyand object of the first three years' pruning
Yorker is to the "Leopard"and "Span- solid. flavor cannot be combined in the should be to establish a well formedtree
iard" of a half century ago. The prevalent opinion held, until peach without the aid of potash and best suited to forcing the greatest
DUDLEY W. ADAMS. quite recently, that lightning always phosphoric acid. amount of fruit to the highest perfec-
Tangerine, Fla.Concerning follows the paths of least resistance is Young trees started the first year, tion at the least possible cost.
found to be erroneous. Dr. Lodge, a as I have indicated, being allowed to After the right sort of tree has been
Lightning Rods. distinguished authority on lightning i grow at will all the season, should established, and trees have reached a
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: phenomena, says that "it is simply have their three or four leading bearing age, pruning for a year or two
It was strongly advocated by Sir W. hopeless to make the lightning con. i branches make a growth' of from two more may be continued, partially on
Snow Harris, and held by leading scientific ductor so much the easier path that all and a half to four feet each. Fall and the line of a correct tree form, but
men from forty to fifty years others are out of the question." The early winter pruning have not been more particularly as relating to fruit
ago,that because the charge of a prime path depends greatly upon the motionof satisfactory with us, and therefore all production. And so right here we
conductor of an electrical machine the flash. It may be expected then pruning is delayed until late winter or have abandoned late winter and early
goes to the surface of the conductor, that even well protected buildings may early spring.In spring pruning, and do most of the
lightning only traverses the surface of a be struck by lightning; but cases of the early days it was my customin work after the fruit buds begin to swell,
lightning rod. Hence, for a long time, this kind are very exceptional, a good trimming trees one year planted to so that we can judge on inspection
many rods were made hollow, and rod being generally sufficient to dispose cut branches back to within a foot or which are alive and which are dead. .
some hollow ones were made square of the most intense flash. fifteen inches of the main stem; but as In years when very few buds have survived
and twisted to increase the surface. Some years ago the opinion was this tends to form a rather too close the frosts of winter, pruning
The hollow rods now found in use rep- widely held that lightning rods would head for the foundation year, I now should be done with the object of retaining
resent this "surface" theory of Har- protect a definite area. The area first prefer to leave the first season's growthtwo a great majority of the living
ris. fixed was one having a radius equal to and a half to three feet long, andto buds, regardless of tree form, whichcan
Fifteen years or more ago Faraday's twice the height of the rod. Then the reserve the severe shortening in for usually be somewhat righted the
views of the subject, that electricity in radius was reduced to once the heightof the second, third and fourth years, I next year. Of course, in ten years,
motion, whether it be a battery currentor the rod; but even within this smallerarea particularly the second and third years. I when a good number of buds are found
a lightning flash, goes through the buildings are sometimes struck.So Besides the main branches to be cut alive, pruning can be continued for
whole conductor,became widely adopted the idea that there is an area about away the first year,it will be necessaryto form, but as the tree grows older less
the French Academy of Sciences the rod within which absolute protection cut off some lateral branches en and less pruning will be required.The .
giving it much prominence. The solid can be insured has been abandoned tirely and to shorten others somewhat. methods here described havein
rod, therefore, became the one approved by the best authority on the With the liberal culture and manuring their early years given handsome,
I by science, its efficiency depending subject. X. X. recommended each of the three or four even-headed,well-rounded trees, which
upon its weight per foot. Rollins College, Fla. main branches will in the second year have been exceedingly profitable,
But the latest researches upon the throw out from their tips two or three although in later years they have become
subject indicate a return to the hollow Southern Peach Culture.-HI. leaders, each of which should make a less shapely.Sea .
rod as the one scientifically approved.It As to manuring, after the first year growth of three to four feet. In the .
has now become well establishedthat all manures should be broadcasted. early spring following pruning should Island Cotton Culture.
I if an electric current flows steadily Lands in a good state of fertility, suchas begin, with"the object of building a The misfortune to the orange groves
in one direction in a wire, its in- would be considered good corn or broad, low, open-headed tree. Thisis has set the Florida growers to think-
tensity is the same in all parts of the wheat lands, should have from 800 to best accomplished by first thinningout ing about other crops as a temporary
wire,but if the current rapidly reversesits 1,200 pounds of fine, ground bone all crowding inside branches and resource. Twenty-five years ago,
direction, or is oscillatory in char. and 300 pounds of muriate of potashor leaders and shortening in all others before oranges absorbed the attentionof
acter, the interior of the wire may be its equivalent per acre. Poorer from one half to three-fourths of the everybody, Sea Island cotton wasa
almost free from the current. Now, lands should have proportionatelymore new year's growth, the closest cutting favorite all over the State where it
1; the lightning flash is known to be an up to a ton of bone and 600 to being in the central top. The third was settled at all ; and, poor as the
alternating current, made up of freE 800 pounds of potash. This should year's work should be on the same sandy soils of this State are, this crop
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Seed Potatoes at Wholesale Prices.

afforded the planters a better return thus leaving a hard strip under the have three acres in strawberries and I water, twenty two gallons. Dissolvethe
per acre than short cotton did the middle of the new ridge to be planted. am anxious about them, for a good copper in sixteen gallons of the
average planter farther North, or When the cotton roots strike down, many are dying off on account of the water and slack the lime in the other
wheat did the Ohio farmer. Even this unbroken strip stops their growtha blight. I have been watching your six. Stir the lime well and strain the
now, on the thin flatwoods soil of little and forces the plant to producemore paper for some time back, thinking I thin whitewash into the copper solution
Bradford county, northeast Florida, a bolls, and, consequently, more would see some account of the blight.All stirring well. Always observe
good farmer can raise 800 to 1,000 fiber. On pine land it is well to use the accounts that I could see say this order of preparation, as it is saidto
pounds of seed cotton per acre, which about 200 pounds acre of that the
per a good strawberries are in a flourishing spoil the mixture if the copper solu-
will bring him 4 cents a pound, or commercial fertilizer, with 100 pounds condition. I cannot say that of tion is poured into the whitewash.
$30 or $40 an acre. It is an exactingcrop of kainit added as a preventive of them here. Apply with a wisp of broom-sedge or
requiring thorough care and rust. If rust makes its appearance a The above is from a subscriber in j pine straw, used as a brush or sprinkler.
cultivation in the spring and early sprinkle of this along the rows is South Florida who wishes his address 1 .
summer, but an energetic farmer witha found to be measurably a preventiveof withheld. He enclosed leaves which 1 >
little hired help can raise ten acres its spread. show that the blight is the leaf blightor Tomato Growinsf. In Florida-IV
of it, besides food and forage crops About a bushel of seed per acre is leaf spot(sphaerella fragariae), a fungous .
enough to supply his stock, and also if the seed is .
enough, good. With a disease which, as a rule, in the i iF
to furnish his family with nearly all "scooter"-shovel plow-run a light North does not appear to cause much PRUNING.In .
they require except groceries, shoes furrow along the middle of the ridge i injury until after the plants are through this State, where good tomato
and clothing. Of the proceeds he and scatter in the seed, either by hand bearing; but in Florida, owing to the land brings $100 an acre, it is claimed
can save $250 a year, and he can add or with a drill. The seeds should be mildness of the climate, it flourishesmore that it will pay to trim and stake
to this $250 more received from live about five inches apart to insure a or less through the winter, and tomatoes. After planting out watch
stsck and hides or wool, all of which stand, then cover by knocking the sometimes seriously curtails the fruitage the plants and see that only one
comes from the piney woods ranges sides of the furrow off with "cotton- and almost or quite kills the plant, branch grows up, this will producethe
and costs him practically nothing.In board," a sort of diag which levels off though it will generally revive when first tomatoes earlier than to let
the extreme lower foothills ol the top of the ridge. When the plants the rainy season begins and the disease the vine take its own course. We
Georgia the planters who grow Sea are l large enough to be safe from the 1 has run its course. It is characterizedby make the general statement that where
Island cotton, mostly wish to plant in cutworm, thin out with a hoe to 1 the appearance of reddish spots on tomatoes are wanted earlier, prune,
the full at! the moon in :March, but eighteen inches apart. The less cultivation t the upper surface of the leaf. The center but where the largest crop is desireddo
fifty or seventy-five miles further given to cotton the better, if it t becomes grayish-white and the bor- not prune.
south, in Bradford county, Florida, is kept clean, and it should be increasingly der more or less purple. In these spotsare STAKING AND TYING.
they generally plant in April. The shallow as the roots spread out. developed the spores which propa- The long petioles of the cabbage
red sandy clay of the foothills is Alter the first cultivation a favorite j gate the fungus. Its spread may, in a palmetto leaves make good stakes to j'
warmer and more responsive than implement is the "buzzardwingsweep j great degree, be counterbalanced by tie to. They are cheap and, when j
the cold heavy sands of the flatwoods.In ," which is a very wide, flat i removing and burning all old leaves. dry, light. Where the palmetto stakes
Georgia and the older part ol shovel-plow, from 15 to 22 inches Frequent resetting of the beds is also cannot be obtained for the gathering
Florida the planters sometimes use a wide. But between the plants the recommended, so that the plants may it will be better to secure bamboo or -j
heavy roller, which has sharp knives grass must be "chopped out" with the 1 be young and vigorous. In Florida, cane stakes. These should be firmly i
running the whole length of it, stand- hoe or there will be no cotton Crab- owing to the poorness of the soil, leaf F set into the ground, and when the
ing out on arms, which break down grass is the great enemy of the South. spot is generally due to insufficient f fertilizing plants reach the height of from fifteen i;
the old stalks and cut them into con- ern farmer in the summer.-American sometimes to a sudden checkin to eighteen inches the first tie shouldbe
venient lengths for plowing under. Agriculturist. the growth, caused by cold rains or made; the stakes need not, as a
Less enterprising farmers pull up the Our columns last week containedsome the application of mulching. rule, stand more than two and a half
old stalks and burn them. It is nec items of value as to seed from Some varieties are more liable to feet above the surface of the ground.
essary to get them thoroughly remov State Senator Gaskins, who is good attack than others. After removingthe Any cheap form of twine or some
ed out of the way, else the plow i in authority. His address is Starke, old leaves the young ones may be thing of that nature may be used; it
cultivation will switch them about Bradford County. Seed be with Bordeaux mixture
may procured sprayed or should not be sharp enough to cut the
and if they strike the tender young from him or from Dutton & eau celeste with advantage. Theyshould vines. By giving the twine a wrap
plants cause them to knuckle down Co., Gainesville, Fla. have three or four applications.The about the stake, and then tying it to
and grovel on the ground. use of ammoniacal car-
copper the stake before tying the vine, it will
The planters think it is not best to Strawberry Leaf Spot. bonate is also recommended by some be found to keep its place, while to
plow deep for cotton. If the land i is Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: persons. The old leaves may be removed simply tie it will allow the loop to
plowed deep the roots run down too Please find enclosed a couple of I. by hand or with a sickle, and move up and down on the stake.
far, and the plant goes to leaves too strawberry leaves that are affected raked up, and they should always be The vine should not be tied so tightly
much and yields less fruit. Planters with blight from insects. If you knowof burned. that the string will grow into it. A
.like to begin in the middle ot an alley a formula or a wash that could be BORDEAUX MIXTURE. boy can drive a team astride of a row
.between last year's rows and throw sprayed on the plants to eradicate i it Copper sulphate (blue vitriol), six while two or three men set the stakes, a
four furrows together, "cut and cover,* please let me know by return mail. I pounds; unslaked lime, four pounds; and the tying may be done later. f.i f.
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For distant markets it is difficut to Poultry. division received six pounds oyster &NEWMMTH: :
"ou I try Quid fop 1898 Finest
tell just when to pick the crop so it ------------------------------------------------ shells and gravel. Fourth division book ever pablithsd contains nearly 100
will arrive there in the proper condi-- Edited by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka, Ha. received nothing but gravel. Count-I pages poultry, all houses printed tore in remedies colon,plans and for recipes beet
tion. Usually tomatoes will color bone and for all diseases and bow to make poultry
up ing 3 cents per pound, and gardening pay. Sent post paid for isc.
r, } well in two or three days if they are Green Bone for Hens. shell at 2 cents, the hens with bone Jon Blucher,J r.,box 31 Freeport, Ill.
full grown. The atmospheric conditions Poultry keepers in Florida have : more than doubled in value of eggs
modify the time to some extent, never realized the value of cut green either those with shell or nothing. It THE IMPROVED VICTOR
J but it is necessary to be more or less bone as poultry food. Persons living might not be out of place to mention
familiar with the time required by the near slaughter house or a market can I that these hens have not been out of

s particular variety that is being han- usually obtain the refuse or scraps fora their 7x8 feet pens for about a month; .. .. _- Batches INCUBATOR
test of this may be made trifle, and if cut fine and fed with- before this time they had had the run Absolutely..If reinlattnz
by keeping a quantity of the fruit on out cooking there is no article of food of a yard 6x6 feet, giving all exactlythe Or.ta.- and The cbeapeetfrstclaeaHatcbet slmpkvt most reliable),
logne In the
hand. that will produce the same results as same chance to exercise. Therewas 4 Ceuta: CEO.EKTEI market&CO.,Circulars Qolaert tree Ilk
In gathering, all fruit that has cut bone. enough difference in those fed

1 reached a certain degree of ripeness At this season of the year it is nec shell to more than pay for the shell,
should be picked. All culls and diseased essary to give strong food in order to but leave a narrow margin when fed -
fruits, either from fungus or in- get the hens started at laying, and with bone, while those fed bone more
sect attack, should be gathered and you have no trouble to keep them at than doubled on those fed nothing, or,
t taken from the field. If there is not it, and green bone will do it if any- we could have afforded to pay 20
too much the refuse fruit may be fed thing will. Where fowls are confined, cents per pound for the raw ground HATCH. Chickens W/tD to stock; if there is more than can be deprived of the range, and have no bone. But this is not all ; the hens EXCELSIOR( Incubator

h t eaten by stock the part that is not opportunity to pick up insects, they receiving bone have a much better M.,.,ThMMad. ftrftct, Uoperation. depBM saoeesatei ler-
used should be buried deeply. It must have a substitute, and there is plumage, and are standing the winter IAwee' priM.Inkl..llatehr 4
should not be used in composting; nothing equal to the products of a much better. This experiment shows Ctroolari Send 60.for et.. CEO. II..BTA11L._,_ ,ode.
Illui.C uloira 114 teltt 9..tlt tat OLI
: many of the disease spores would betaken bone mill. I have been buying two. plainly that it pays to feed green cut
j back to the field and insects beef heads a week for the last few.
t would pass through their life cycle un- months, and with a Mann mill I prepare bone.The average price of fresh market X L THEM ALL
-- harmed. It is certainly a bad prac- them for poultry food. The i bones before they are cut is one half QUALITY TEL18

tice to pick the defective fruit and heads cost IS cents each, and it requires cent per pound.-E. W. Amsden in THE BEST
leave it in the field, and still worse to about an hour to cut them up, Halifax Journal. STEEL MILL
leave it on the vine. and then I have twenty-five poundsof --ref-- STRONGEST STEEL TOWER. No long story
t Although it is not much practiced, finely-cut bone, meat and gristle, Poultry Raising in DeSoto County.We here. end for catalogue and prices.
it would pay to sort the crop into for the mill will cut it all without any are often asked by those inter PHELPS Kalamazoo& BIGELOWWIND,1Uclalpa.WOVEN MILL. CO., r
; grades depending on the size and de- waste, and this is sufficient for 200 ested in raising chickens, Which
"t' gree of ripeness. First grades, or fowls. The result is that I am getting breed does the best in your locality ?"
large ripes being wrapped in a fine' 'eggs and a good price, while my All breeds do excellent here for the WIRE FENCE
grade of paper and packed in the best neighbors are complaining that their purpose they were intended for. If Over 50 Styles! The best on Earth. Hone high.
and Chicken
\ crates. Second grade or small ripes, hens don't lay. you wish a fowl for the table the Bull tight strong Yon can Pig make iron
might be wrapped or lett unwrapped To test the value of green bone the Cochin breeds are the quickest pay- to60 14' to rods 22c.per day a for Rod.lllustrated .
r depending on the market,and put into Ohio Experiment Station made a trial, ing chickens to raise, but the Pekin KITSELMAN Cat&lo@'U'JJ'ee.BROS.> ,
good crates. Third grade, large green. and the result will be seen from the duck must not be overlooked. Whenhe ,Rldgeville, Indiana. .
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Fourth grade, small green. Finally, following statement. The GenevaN. is ten weeks old he makes- a- -re- v:4-::: :.r' : 'i'FOR.

the culls. By the term culls we shouldnot ( Y.) Station made the same test, spectable appearance upon the table ;
understand that they are wormy or and with the same showing in favor a well-fattened Pekin at that age will SALE,
diseased, but that they are defectivein of green bone : average four or five pounds, and this Farm-Raised White and Barred
someway; that will not allow themto The experiment was started with four lake region is, or should be, their PLYMOUTH ROCKS
be classed among perfect specie divisions and two pens in each division home. Build for them a shelter and ,
mens. These may be shipped to local one of old hens and one of pul- they will always come to it at sunset, Games White and and Silver Mammoth Wvandottes Bronze,Turkeys.Cornish Indian Specimens
markets if one knows that they will lets, ten in each first division as they are arrant cowards; there will for exhibition and pens. for the founding of
HIGH GRADE FLOCKS *?Write for my big
sell there be used in be no danger of their straying from
or they may receiving green bone, crushed oyster catalogue.:>> Address
canning.The shell and gravel; second division receiving lake to lake. A light feed of grain at ALBERT F. FIRESTINE, Logansvllle, Ohio.
.. bed time is all they will ask from you.
bone and
green ground gravel;
government has issued another third division receiving crushed oyster If you desire to have a large pro- GARDENiiFIELD SEEDSBEST
call for gold. This time the bond- shell and gravel; fourth division duction of eggs the year round you
issue is to be one hundred millions, receiving gravel only. I can easily do so, but choose a fowl
and to be a popular loan, provided the : of lighter breed than the Cochin. The SEEDS. LOWEST PRICES.Water .
people will take the whole $100,000- Plymouth Rock or the Brown Leg-
FROM Nov. i, 1894,TO JAN. 24, IB9S.
horn are egg-producers, and to cross
Melons and Cucumbers,
000.It Melons Musk
requires two hundred and sixty- the two breeds will give you the best
Bone, Shell and Gravel. Bone and Gravel. at soc. per pound. Pearl Millet! soc per poundby
five millions of borrowed money tor results. mail paid; J2 Hc. per pound in quantity not
this administration to run Uncle Sam's Division I. DIvision U. Give them large runs or pens, keep prepaid. Beggarweed and other forage seed
affairs four years in a time of peace. their roosts and nests clean from lice Peas, Beans and Corn at equally low figures.
The reserve in the treasury is downto 10 Pu11eta.--10 Hens.- 10 PuUeta. 10 Hens. and let them have plenty of fresh Waster *?Send for price-list to
about fifty millions.It 21 8 32 7 ; have regular hours for feeding, '
now looks as if matters would getinto 6 47 9 53 30 38 and you will have your wish, plentyof I' L. CAMERON, Seedsman.

shape between Great Britain and 140 64 uS 6oTotal..204 eggs the year round. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Venezuela without further aid from --- -- Now, you ask what is best to Peep
this government or its commission.That 195 poultry ? With the endless variety of When a bed is obliged to face a win-
message did the business, all the grain and vegetables we can grow dow, as is sometimes necessary, a dec
same. Shell and Gravel. Granl. here you can give them a change of oration and a relief in one are secured
v General Campos has been removed Division UI. Division IV. feed each meal in the week. If givena by a valance above instead of below
from command of the Spanish army in large enough range they will find the footboard. Two small briss uprights
I Cuba, and General Weyler-termed 10 Pullets. I 10 Hens. 10 Pullets. 10 Hens. their own meat food. But you should are fastened in it, with a rod
"The Butcher -appointed in his IS 0 --14 --2 supply them liberally with green bone adjoining them, on which is hung a.
I lace. His atrocities, in a former 20 0 5 10 ground or crushed. So much has curtain of some light silk or stuff in
evolution, are in remembrance, and 44 4 33 r 1 been said on the feeding questionthat harmony with the general tone of the
many. Cubans are fleeing the island. 79 I 4 52 13ToW. I will say no more about it, but I room.
I > The Red Cross Commission has .... 83 6s will say there is no reason why, with .....
f been denied admission to Turkey to care and judgment, any person cannot In making black lace dresses, when
! distribute supplies and relieve the sufferings First division received fourteen' have a large flock of laying hens transparent sleeves are desired, if the
t t of the persecuted Armenians. pounds raw ground bone, two pounds in DeSoto county, and especially in sleeves are first lined with very fine
' The Sultan goes on with his work of oyster shells, and all the gravel they the winter months, when eggs are so white net the arms will look much
.I exterminating the Christians, and the wanted. Second division received scarce and high-priced in our more whiter. The lining does not show,

allied Powers just look on. fourteen pounds raw ground bone and Northern cities.-Pineapple. when the sleeves are worn. .


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State News.Cocoa Our Rural Home.Foot nary short brush which involves the
housemaid kneeling down in the midstof

the dust which she so needlesslycreates

has not seen such a sight as Stools.For and drawing it into her lungs
was witnessed Wednesday when thir- Our Rural Home: I with every breath. For ordinary house-
Now that the old-fashioned foot- '
teen large ostriches were unloaded hold use, something like linoleum, 1
stool with stuffed has been
from'a car to the steamer Courtenay to top relegated something which can be washed witha
be 'transferred to Col. Tiffin's place at to the attic, its successor is in great wet cloth every morning, would seem

Courtenay. They fought hard when demand.It to be the best covering lor floors; but
being taken from the car. They are may be expensive or not accord- if carpets must be used, and if it is impossible 4
said to be exceedingly strong and ing to other furnishings of the room. to teach the present generation
kick with the force of a horse but A cheap wood stool, with well- the evils ot seeking present com PAIN- i

strike forward instead of backward.- shaped legs and smooth top, may be fort at the expense of future risks, at
Florida Star. either ebonized or enameled at home. least let us remember that carpets may

A gentleman who has recently returned For a white enameled stool make a be washed even where they lie; that, KILLER
of blue denim. Embroider
visited while pillow a till the
from Jacksonville, day of washing comes, a closed
there the feeding pens of Barney Harr, wreath of white or pink daisies for a sweeper is far better than a brush, and THE GREAT
supplies'most of the beef used in border, or, if preferred, single blos- that the worst form of brush is one witha Family Medicine of the Age.
and the soms may be scattered over the cloth. short handle. Taken!
Jacksonville adjacent towns. -British Medical Jour Internally, It Cures j
Use Asiatic Roman floss outlined
He saw 600 steers in the pens which nal. Diarrhoea, Cramp, and Pain in the
had been fed on cottonseed meal and with Asiatic twisted embroidery silk Stomach, Sore Throat, Sudden Cold*.
hulls from thirty to ninety days, and in buttonhole stitch. Finish the What Health Is. Coughs, &c., &c.

he saw one steer butchered which edge with blue, silver or white silk The popular notion that an athlete, Used Externally, It Cures

weighed on foot 1,214 pounds, and the cord, with loops and tassels or ballsat because of his athleticism, is a healthyman Cuts, Braises, Burns, Scalds, Sprains.
the corners.A Toothache, Pain in the Face, Neuralgia .
fine he is a delusive Muscular development
beet was as quality as any ever one. -
saw. Mr. Hart is convinced by his black stool may have a pillow of is not an affair of the con Rheumatism, Frosted Feet. i iioch I
old gold or dark red denim. No article eYer attained to unboundt4
experiments that the scheme is a stitution ; it is an accident. Strong popwarity.-Salem Obentf'
Qn the old gold one embroider a An. rtic1e 0: great merit and ,1rtI1e.-CiIlll.
success, and will hereafter fatten all of limbs and a weak heart are not infre- X"poreil.
his stock before killing it, as the in- border of interlaced vines and ten- quently associates. Many a "strong .'Ye. can bea1t-i stimonJ .0 the effleacr of the
crease of profit by this process is at drils with black Asiatic rope silk. man" dies prematurely of consumption. rood loot article.-Ci"t'illlla a 1tbe sPreist/ painnind IlJ''patd.mafic know It to Abe la.

least thirty per cent.Tampa Times. The dark red cushion may have a If health may be defined as a without A speedy it.-J01 cure
The little city of Daytona struggled scroll design in the center of bhck capacity for holding on to life, thenin which ill the mnxt valuable the la-Ktller..
y m cine DOW
heroically to entertain the six hun- Roman floss, outlined with gold color many cases the weaklings are the in It u..e.-Ttl"has 01"1(11I.
rl'll' merit
"a me mof reraoHnr paia.
dred editors for the hour during Asiatic outline silk. healthiest.If no medicine hug acqnired a repntttion
Finish the edge of both cushions Perry.,. Davw' PaiD-KillerNupor, (*|rT jJity
which they were allowed to enjoy their such a definition is accurate, women -
with gold color silk cord and tassels.If It i8 really Talnable tnedlclne-H is ue4,
company. The Gazette says : As are healthier than men; their msnyPhysician-Bnatuu TrQr"IItf'
fast as loaded the carriages moved out one is not an adept at embroiderythe average length of days is greater made B""are by IIf"PERRT imitations D4YII.' 6ofd the eratywhu enulDe.
loge bottles,3 u4 6ua
of the depot grounds, heading in designs may be filled in with the than ours. But it is doubtful if centenarians I(.
Volusia lined Diamond art colors and the edge finished because
procession up avenue, merely they are
. with an immense number of bicycles, in button-hole stitch with Asiatic centenarians: are the healthiest. I

many of which were placed at the dis twisted embroidery silK or Asiatic out- knew the case of a woman, who recently POPULAR MAGAZINESFOR

posalof the guests, It may be truthfully line silk. died at the age of 105, who was 2
said that nowhere on their Southern The Diamond art colors are made slightly paralyzed even as a child, and THE HOME.FRANK ,
has small extendedso by dissolving one-fourth of a teaspoonful who
journey a city was practically helpless-com- .
the association of the Diamond Dye powder in pletely for tham Les11e'S
cordial a greating to so more seventy years. A Frank -
or made a more agreeable im- half a gill of boiling water. Apply Could such a one have ever been described -

pression. As the procession drove with a fine camel's hair brush. as healthy? It is as hard to !
southward down Ridgewood exclama- These cushions are to be fastenedto say what life is as to say what healthis k wrartifltor

tions of delighted surprise, especially the stools only at the corners.R. and the way in which unhealthy <

from the many ladies who accompanied E. M. folks are tenacious of life is not the BO a 5
the editors, were heard, and least of the marvels.Mr. GIRL. I
the drivers were overwhelmed with The Dangers of the Dustpan.To 4"' _

questions as to the town and its ur- those who know the true inwardness Andrews visited the Rocky

roundings. The beautiful avenue with of things,the sight of a housemaid Point neighborhood last week, and was

its smooth marled roadway, its live brushing a dusty carpet is suggestiveof much impressed with the large amountof

oaks, magnolias and other trees overarching many evils. The death of Pasteur land under canvass. After obtain LESLIE'S

it elicited the warmest encon- has reminded the world ot what is constanly ing data as to costs, etc., from :Mr.

iums.A. present in the thoughts of medi- Crown, who, I believe, put the cost of
gentleman who has for several cal men-namely, that while microorganisms protecting an area of ground at about OPULARMONTHLY

years been a United States consul at are the great producers of dis- $450, he is convinced that from the

the head of the Amazon, and who has ease, dust is the great carrier of micro superior quality of the truck pro Contains each Month Original Water Color
made it his business to make a thor- organisms. Now that we know these tected as compared with that in the Frontispiece; 128 Quarto: Pages of Reading
of the rubber in- understand that in the Matter; tOO New and High-class Illustrations
investigation things now we
ough open field, and also from the far better ; More Literary Matter and Illustra.tlons .
dustry as carried on in that country, quiet hours of night the germ-laden prices realized, protection pays.- than any other Magazine In America
recently favored the Tribune with a dust settles down upon the floor, it is Gainesville Sun. 25 cts.; $J a Year.

brief resume of his views upon the distressing to find how little our knowl- Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours

possibility of producing the rubber edge is put to practical use,and to see
$100 Reward $100.
tree of commerce in this State. This old customs still unchanged, old habits FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
I The readers of this paper will be pleased A Bright Wholesome Juvenile Monthly.
made visitto which know be destructive
gentleman has recently a we : The best writers for
to learn that there is at least one Fully Illustrated.: young:
the Manatee river country, with a carried on, and to find the housemaidon I dreaded disease that science has been people contribute to It. 10 cts.: $1 a year.

view to establishing there an industryin her knees, with her brush and dust- I able to cure in all its stages, and that is SEHDALLSTOSCRIPTI03STO .>

which he sees a great profit for this pan, stirring up the dust to the detri Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only
positive cure known to the medical fra FARMER & FRUIT GROWER
country. If he is not mistaken, he ment of every one, and breathing ternity. Catarrh being a constitutional ,

has found growing in both the Manatee germ-laden particles to her own de disease, requires a constitutional treat- JACKSONVILLE FLA.
and Sarasota countries the true struction. It needs but a small amountof ment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in- -

rubber tree-the castiloa elastica of common sense to see that i if( carpets ternally, acting directly upon the blood 94,50 for Both Publications. .
botany-which there finds a congenial must continue-a thing greatly to be and mucous surfaces: of the system,there-
should be by destroying the foundation of the disease the Best Club Offers
habitat in the low swampy lands of that deprecated-they rubbed and giving the patient strengthby Undoubtedly

section. In those congenial sites this with a damp cloth rather than brushed, building up the constitution and assisting Send to Frank rtal '.PublUMna BotiH,2r.T.
valuable tree grows to a very consider and that if, in deference to prejudice, nature in doing its work. The for JUuttrated lT RiuaalAat.fret.BEOXCJIIAL .
able height, without apparent injury they must be brushed, this should be proprietors have so much faith in its
from the frosts which have in years done by a covered American sweeper curative powers, that they offer One
Hundred Dollars for that it failsto c.
fatal lemon with of tea leaves. Of any case BROWX'S TROCHES" are
proved so to damp
past orange,
cure. Send for list of testimonials. unrivalled for relieving Coughs, Hoarsen -
and other tender citrus growths.- all ways of removing dirt from a carpet Address, F.J. CHENEY &Co., and all Throat Troubles. Sold only
Tampa Tribune. the worst is by the use of the ordi-- JSTSold by Druggists, 75c. Toledo, 0. in boxes. .



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; The French Cooking always Cabbage.blanch a cab- Railroads.- business life., and is the hope of. commercial He Will Not Drown Himself. 1 1

bage, except when they stuff it. This One of our subscribers sent a con- We had hoped the State's calamity (From the Troy--,-N. Y. Time) 1."J ;

process of blanching takes away the tribution to the Ruralist on the railway would be met by the leading railway R. W. Edwards of Lansingburg, was 1

strong flavor and leaves the vegetable companies of Florida, couchedin companies by a bold and general prostrated by sunstroke during the war
delicate and be served in and it has entailed on him peculiar and
ready to a language we did not care to pub- movement of reductions ; so the pres- serious

great many different ways after .about lish, and which was followed by ent inclination to colonize the State, :Mr. E. is consequences.! a prominent At officer present of Post writing Ly-

three-quarters of an hour's additional another with equal abuse of the editor should have the encouragement that on, G. A. R., Cohoes and a past aid-de-

cooking. To blanch the cabba ge trim who, he claims, was bought.up by the would result in permanent settlementby camp on the staff on the commander-in- _
off the outer leaves, cut it into four corporations and his mouth closed toI I the best of citizens. If they will chief of Albany Co. In the interview

pieces, removing a portion of the hard all just criticism of their extortions.The not, let the State take the course of with"I a reporter, he said:
was and sent to the
heart near the stem. Cover the cabbage columns of the Ruralist will Towa.-Southern Ruralist. at Winchester. They sent hospital within *
with .an abundance of boiling Water hardly justify such a charge. Scold- others- -- jashington-a ride of about
,' and let it cook steadily for ten ing orabusing the Railway companies Industrial Education of the Negro. tOO miles. Having no room in the boxcars

minutes. Take it up with a skim- does no good. A scolding mother Booker Washington, more than we were placed face up on the bottom -
mer' and it into cold water of flat cars. The sun beat down on
plunge has lost her
power to govern her any other man living, represents the our> unprotected heads. When I reached
enough to completely cover i it. Whenit children. A scolding foreman or superintendent idea of educating the negroes as trained Washington I was insensible and unconscious
is thoroughly cool remove it with a has ceased to control his mechanics and farmers. General S. for ten days while in the hospital.

skimmer again, drain it and proceedto hands.If C. Armstrong began the developmentof An abscess gathered in my ear and
cook it. A simple way of servingA broke> ; it has been gathering and breaking -
our legislature is not competentto this idea at Hampton, Va., just ever since. The result of this 100
YOUNG CABBAGEis frame a State law that will be justto after the war, and the great work he mile ride and sunstroke, was heart dis-

to chop it fine after blanching, melta the railway companies and the pro- began is still carried on at Hampton ease, nervous prostration, insomonia and
tablespoonful of butter in a Institute by others. But it was left rheumatism. A completely shattered
saucepan ducer, (for to be a success, it must be which
and stir in a tablespoonful of flour. just to both) the people should send (for a graduate of Hampton, Booker T. day.system As a last gave resort me I no took rest some night Pink or

Add salt and pepper and a teacup of representatives to the Legislature that Washington, to carry this work to the Pills and they helped me to a wonderful

rich milk or cream. Add the chopped have the honesty and brains to do negroes as a negro, and give them that degree. My\ rheumatism is gone, my
cabbage and let the whole simmer the work required of them. Without confidence which can come only from heart failure, dyspepsia and constipation

slowly, well covered, at the back of a commission, the Ruralist has having a leader belonging to the same are has about stopped gone discharging and the abscess and in my head ear

the stove for three-quarters of an not been slack in keeping before the race and class. Washington was the feels as dear as a bell when before my it felt

hour, or until the liquid is completely people and the railway companies, bya first negro to establish a great indus- as though it would burst and my once

absorbed. It must be stirred fre plain statement of fact, by argu- trial school for negroes, where teachers haltered nervous system is now nearly
quently. Another way to serve it is ments, by cartoons, and other as well as pupils should all be sound. Look at those finger," Mr. Ed-
wards said "do
they look as if there was
AS COLD SLAW. methods, the need of a readjustmentof negroes, so that the example of the any rheumatism there?" He moved his

Cook and chop the cabbage as de present tariffs, and an improvement teachers might be one of the strongest fingers rapidly and freely and strode

scribed. Drain it as dry as possible. in facilities, to induce winter aids to the pupil.It I about the room like a young boy. "A year
in the of this those fingers gnarled at the
gardeners and fruit to occupy management
Then heat a teacupful of vinegar witha growers
school in joints and so Stiff that I could not hold apen.
Florida soil, or to even hold great training inspiring
tablespoonful each of butter and My knees would swell up and I
sugar. When this liquid boils pour it !, those already here. The railway handreds of negro boys and girls to could not straighten my legs out. My
over the cabbage; allow it to become companies, like manufacturers, will look upon free and independent laboras joints would squeak when I moved them.
i cold covering it closely while it is have to do a greater volume of workat the highest realization of emanci That[ is the living truth.
that he learned how "When I came to think that I
less margin of profit, or they willso pation, to present was going
cooling or if wish hot slaw use it
you to be crippled with rheumatism
this in together
the that there will most important question
deplete producers
at once. with the rest of my ailments, I
be no produce to move. Quite the South in a speech that commandedthe tell
life seemed
Still another way to cook cabbage you not worth living. I
after blanching is to cover it with a generally has there been a move attention of the whole American suffered from despondency. I cannot
[ the truckers to only for people--InterOcean.One begin to tell yon," said Mr. Edwards, as
little stock adding a few thin slicesof among grow
fti home use and local traffic until thereis of the race said to the writer : he drew a long breath, "what my feeling
fat pork. Let the cabbage simmerfor
ftw We with is at present. I think if you lifted ten
a readjustment of prices of trans are a disadvantage even
one hour and a half. Take it up years right off my life and left me prime
portation.The the privileges of the common school.So and at 47 I could feel
l/ and drain it thoroughly and serve it vigorous no better.
soon as our people learn to read I was an old man and could only drag
with the slices of pork as a garnish. Plant System's receipts fell
and write, they either want to become myself painfully about the house. Now
off if informed
CABBAGE IS STUFFED. we are rightly a I[ walk off
FREQUENTLY preachers or go to forging and get can without any trouble.
million dollars the past year, and it That in itself," continued Mr. Edwards
When this is done the heart is first into the penitentiary. The whole
was rumored that a representative of "would be sufficient to give me cause for
removed from the green vegetable by idea of an education seems to be to
that system told an agent of one of rejoicing, but when you come to consider -
E cutting it out at the stem end with a i the schemes that release them from manual labor. that I am no longer what you might
colony they were
41 sharp knife. Be careful not to punc- There is little hope for the negro race call nervous and that mv heart is appar
I the of
ture through the leaves when you considering subject cutting until their mental and religious teachers ently nearly healthy and that I can sleep

make this, but hollow in the centre for freight rates in two. This great sys- shall become moral and honest, nights you may realize why I may appearto
tem has rich in speak in extravagant of Pink
opening praise
grown up
the filling. Plunge the cabbage as it and little benefit from education
Florida to travel and settlement. The an Pill?. These pills quiet my nerves, take
is in abundance of boiling water and disassociated from industrial
that awful
time has come when it will have to training, pressure from my head and
let it boil ten minutes. Then drain it or the inculcations of honesty and at the same time enrich my blood. There
do something to save it from be- seemed to be no circulation in lower
and put in cold water for two hours. morality.The my
A coming: a State of deserted homes methods and sentiments of limbs a year ago, my legs being cold and
i Then drain it again, being careful not and abandoned winter gardens. The clammy at all times. Now the circula
i Booker T. Washington have the endorsement tion there is as full and as brisk as at
/ to break it. Stuff it in the center tourist travel will not save the rail- any
; of the entire North and other part of my body. I used to be
with a good force meat. Sausage ways without a generous freight
the entire South, excepting the class so lighted-headed and dizzy from my
meat is generally used for this pur- traffic. who see no hope for the colored race nervous disorder that I frequently fell

pose.Tie We came to Florida almost before without social relations with the while crossing the floor of my house.
is and I felt
Spring coming never
up the cabbage so that none of the days of its railways, and know whites. He has had no peer in liftinghis my life, and I am looking forward to
the stuffing can come out. Lay it in somewhat the condition the State
people from vice and ignoranceinto a busy season of work-
a saucepan with a thin piece of fat without railways, and consider the self support, self respect and

pork, an onion and a carrot, and a effect upon the State if every wheel on good citizenship. He says that the Five hundred orange trees in.the

f cup of white stock or brown gravy, its lines of road should stop. There negro needs more the capacity to earna John Fabyan groves south of town

if more convenient. Let it cook in would practically be no Florida. The dollar by industrial pursuits, than and at Sunnyside are preparing to

. this way for one hour, basting it occasionally result will be the same if the soil 1 the privilege of spending it on a basisof bloom. Six hundred buds in those

with gravy. The French tillers of the State cannot come into social equality with the whites in groves escaped the rigors of last win-

f, serve cabbage cooked in this way with profitable relation with the consumer. an opera house.-Southern Ruralist. ter and now nearly all of them will be

rich sauces, but this is not necessary.A The old residents of the State mightgo .-....- in full bloom on regular time. Bloom

. cupful of young cabbage, back to former methods of living,, :Many watermelons will be raised in buds from the groves mentioned were
chopped in coarse pieces, added to a without contact with the outer world. Alachua county the coming summer. shown this scribe last Saturday by Mr.

,. beef soup and cooked in it for thirty But the railways have caused a new In the Tacoma and Wauburg sections J. H. Gamble, manager for Mr. Fa

minutes is a very delightful addition. order of things. New wants have many acres will be planted, and two byan. This would argue that a good

been created. Unrest, a desire for hundred acres of land have been pre- many more orange trees in this region -

Toilet vinegar, cologne water, alco- improvement, has been the effect of pared for melons in the Alachua sec- will bloom this season and bear

hol and red wine are good for oily and coming in contact with the outside tion. This was a paying crop last fruit for market next winter,-Lees. *

moist hands. ,. world. This desire if gratified, makes year.-Gainesville Sun. burg Commercial. .


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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower CALIFORNIA ORANGES. "Really, we do hope that those poor, and fancy Washington navels and !\'

: deluded foreign shippers will not allow budded Jaffas at $1 to $3.25. .

Street A Weekly,Jacksonville.Newspaper Fla. published at 16 Main The Strife Between the Sellers and the Exchange agent to frighten January 28-the E. L. Goodsell

Buyers. them another season. Why, it is a Company sold four cars. Navels, $1 ,

TERMS OV SUBSCRIPTION The commission houses and their a fact that on January 2ist-only last to $2.30; seedlings, 850. January 31

friends are making strenuous war on Tuesday-there were boxes of three cars $1.20 to $2.30 "
)For One Tear ...............................|2.oo the California Fruit Ex- 15,000 oranges ;
For Six ..... X.OQ Southern foreign oranges selling in the city of Tangerines, half boxes $2.00.In .J&
In Foreign Countries ,.......... .... 3.00 changes. If we had not become accustomed Boston at $1.25 per box. Be it remembered its last regular report the "Fruit

advance.Subscriptions No discount in all allowed cases on cash one's in to this sort of warfare some that the foreign box is Trade Journal" does not quote Cali- 1.

subscription(except in a club), but to years ago in Florida we should be larger than the California box and fornia oranges at all, but gives : J a-

all agents liberal cash commission will strongly inclined to believe that the that these foreign oranges compare maicas, repacked, $5.So to $6,00 per

be allowed on all subscriptions obtained Exchanges are doing the California very favorably with the California bbl; boxes, $2.75 to 350. Havana, t J
by To them. Write subscriber for terms. will send orange growers an irreparable injuryby seedlings." original barrels, $3.00 to 385. Sicily,
new we ,
postpaid every a copy of Whitner's "Garden- forcing their fruit to sale under the A COMPLIMENT TO FLORIDA. oranges, boxes, $2 to $2.75 ; Valen- .

Ing in F orida." For two new subscribers hammer. It is the old cry we have The Orange Trade Reporter"printsthe cia, cases, $4 00 to $6.00. Florida

at 3.00 each, we will send, heard so often in the days when we following paragraph oranges, $3.00 to $5.00; grape fruit,

postpaid Culture., a copy of Moore's "Orange had fruit to sell. But whether thereis "A letter irom the :veteran fruit boxes, $5 oo to $9.00; barrels, $6.00 .,

truth in it or not, the hot war to $10.00.
Rates of advertising on application. dealers, Sgobel & Day, of New York,
of words is .
Remittances should be made check mighty interesting readingto
by takes exception to a simile being drawn
postal note, money order or registeredletter Samson while his hair is growing between the Florida Fruit Exchangeand Georgia Fruit Growers Organize. (
to order of
FAEXER AND FRUIT GROWER. We have received No. 3, Vol. i, ofa the Southern California Fruit The peach growers of our sister State \
If such
Exchange. an interpretationwere
Jacksonville Fla. little sheet called "Orange Trade have organized an association resembling -
taken from article publishedin '
any the Florida Fruit
in Los Exchange.
Reporter, published weekly
the Reporter we are profound with
Angeles. It is evidently conductedin Their executive officer is called a .

CONTENTS.Notes the interest of the commission men, apologies. The Florida Fruit Exchange shipping master and it will be his '

but we assume that its auction reportsare operated by the growers in duty to thoroughly acquaint himself ,
from Lake Worth-II Shall We Re- the interest of the There is
; growers.
with the of
store the Grovel......................... 83 correct. At any rate they are not no private car line there, in fact they capacity every market, and j jto
look out for fields. When the
in the "Riverside Press" and new
Orange Notes-Hart's Tardiff;; Notes on given
with all the frills and fancies.
Sweet Potatoes........................... 84 the "California Fruit Grower" (thoughthe dispense shipping season opens, this rfficial,
Concerning Lightning Rods; Southern latter used to print them in full) 'Nuf sed. who will probably have his office in .l
Peach Culture-III Sea Island Cotton I We presume "simile" is used in the
; Macon will receive from
and forced take the reports
Culture................................... 85 we are to reports florid Western speech for "compari- the how I'
where we can find them. We quotea growers as to many carloads
Strawberry Lea Tomato in '
Spot; ;.Growing son.;
Florida-IV................................ 86 few of them as sent by wire : each will have ready to ship on the I
POULTRY-Green Bone for Hens; Poultry. A LEFT-HANDED COMPLIMENT.We succeeding day. Being in thorough j

Raising in DeSoto County ...... .......... 87 AUCTION SALES. quote again from the above- touch with the markets, the shipping ;1
OUR RURAL HOME-Foot-Stools; The Dangers SATURDAY, January 18, 18g6. named paper: "In a letter received master will then wire the growers to 9

of the Dust-Pan ; What Health Is; 88 CHICAGO. .... from a reliable broker we note the what city and agent to consign their
Cooking Cabbage; Railroads Industrial Car Riverside Navels,average ..........}i.06
Education of the Negro. .... ............ 89 NEW YORK. following: fruits. In this way it is hoped that
EDITORIAL-California Oranges; The Strife Car Bear Brand. Ontario Sic .... ........... 1.94 1 Business is tem'blly dull, and lire circulars no market will be glutted and that the I;
Car LaMe& ,Riverside Exc. Navels .. ..... 1.85
.. Between the Buyers and Sellers; Georgia Car Rainbow, Riverside Exc. Navels........ i.55 mailed by the Exchanges, proposing fruit will be evenly distributed over 9
Fruit-Growers .................
Organize. 90 (At these prices, the grower of the fruit is not to ship to the trade cars of the entire country, and no slump -
. Markets; Market Notes;Business Notices.. 91 likely to receive anything in return, as the pick- oranges will 1
Sowing Seeds; Home-Made Manure the ing,wrapping packing,Freight and commission; and leaving it to the trade to make their occur. .
Main Reliance of charges about cover such pnces as above.) and not Sixty-eight growers and companies ;
the Farmer; Canilgre; own prices, if satisfactory to reship -
Tobacco ..... ........... .. PITTSBURG. have subscribed to the constitution
; Beggarweed 92 ', are demoralizing the business! ,
Car Fancy Navels averaged...................$2.08
.. .. ..
Nuggets of Farm Wisdom; On the Pacific ................. 3.62 "The above is a sample of the situ including such prominent names as J.
Slope..................................... 93 H. Hale, Buckeye Orchard and
Bermuda Onions..... ..................... 94 THURSDAY,January 23, I8g6. ation all through the East. The Exchange J
BOSTON. Nursery: Co., Dayton Fruit Company -
certainly do not know ,
Preserve Moisture by Cultivation; Prosperous ................ growers
Florida...... .......................... 96 Car u.. Riverside?.. Navels.e ....................-.......'1.59 1.70 how. their fruit. _is being_ given away, I L. A. Rumph and others.
-- .. 1 .... .................... I.H ;. else they would certainly put a stopto 1
Weather in Jacksonville. CHICAGO. it." Col. Saussy exhibits a box contain-

Car Riverside Seedlings..................... 1.41 two small sent him
Week Ending January 27, I8g6. Car Casa Blanca Seedlings................... 1.33. There is very'little doubt in our mind ing oranges by "
Hon. Wallace S. U. S. Consul-
PHILADELPHIA. that the above italicized statement is an
S' S i Car Riverside Navels ..... .. .... ...... .... I General: to Rome, Italy. These or-
cs i 1.75
DATB. i w CS III .., cam Car Rainbow Navels.............. .......... 1.42 exaggeration. But there is equally lit-
GO w; GO p. )J ::'!t G ::'!t w Carla Mesa.............u..n..I... ...... 1.62 tle doubt that the Southern California anges were picked from a tree in the
of the of Santa Sa-
- -
January 28..... 61 FOREIGN COMPETITION NOT BLUFFED. Exchanges have not been able to maintain .
43 51 40 21 50 .co bina that is known to be
over seven
&Duary 29..... 54 57 70 so 20 60 .05 An editorial in the Redlands Cal. the system of f. o. b. sales in California .
aDUlry 30..... 53 61 7S 51 34 63 ..00anury ( ) hundred years old. Just to think, the
.... which has been given out to the
31. 5-4 60 74 53 31 64 .00 "Citrograph" of January
25, says : seed of that tree three
ebruary ....
1. 58 64 7i! 55 20 65 .00 of that State. It has been
.... "It was announced last with growers ,
February 2. 62 71 76 60 16 68 .00 year a hundred years before Christopher Co
February..... 60 60 largely a commercial fiction. California -
-70 -58 12 64 I4Mean. flourish of trumpets that Agent More- lumbus started out to search for the
........ 55 61 72 52 -19 -63 -19 house of the Southern California Ex may rest assured that she cannot new world !Tallahassean.

Total rainfall. change, by his notable success in do, even when her oranges are above Seven hundred from this date
T Trace. reducing prices of suspicion, what Florida never could do
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. by means forced we have no doubt that oranges will
auction sales had scared to any great extent,and much less now 1
foreign ship- be eaten in North Florida from roots
from future when a large percentage of them is
competition. Thereis
The pers already in the soil, though the tops
great ocean steamers on their compromised.The .
an evident mistake somewhere. may be frozen down to the ground :
from New
way Orleans or Galveston, Reliable advices from New York, un- "Reporter" says that the Exchanges several times meanwhile.The .

think it worth the while to whistle to der date of January 14, 1896, show are not shipping, and will not t

. the Dade County truckers when thereis that 252,500 boxes of foreign oranges ship nearly as large a,percentage of the orange growers of Florida and II

danger of frost. We believe that were afloat and at that date in American fruit as they did last year. The California are filled with wonder and J

the railroads will yet find it to their ports unsold. These will arrive "Riverside Press" has practically alarm at the increase of cold in the '<,
interest to do this service to the and be mitted much but has claimed that
must sold in the American as climate in the last decade or two.

growers. markets before February 15, 1896. the Exchange people have been holding They forget that there were practically

.* Let us compare figures with those of I back the fruit because the Eastern no orange trees there before.,

The annual catalogue of the Rea- the past two years at the same date. markets were glutted, and they did Pine trees and razorbacks in one State

soner Brothers' Royal Palm Nurseriesis "Foreign oranges in the American not wish to make a bad matter worse. and gophers and sage-brush in the

replete with the floral and arboreal market unsold and enroute January It is quite easy to understand that other never reported blizzards to

wealth of the tropical and subtropical 14, 1894, 30,500 boxes. such action from such a motive mightbe Washington.

regions, the text being copiously rein- "Foreign oranges in the American wise. I S 4. I

forced with illustrations. It is a cogent market unsold and enroute .January LATEST PRICES. Two points in South Florida are

hint to the citizens of Florida that 14, 1895, 86,000 boxes. The latest reported auction sales trying to organize leagues to vote

they do not make half the use they "Foreign oranges in the American of California oranges are as below : against any man for the Legislaturewho

might of the floral possibilities of this market unsold and enroute January January 28-Brown & Seccomb, will not work for a local option 1
State. 14, 1896, 252,500 boxes. New York, .sold two cars of choice no-fence law. *t]


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f flarkets. ply, and selling at 1.25 to 2.25; a few THE i
I" marks, 2.50 to 3.00 per basket. Other i
t,r Florida vegetables scarce and largely (

' ; I I nominal in price. Charleston and Nor- FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

.. JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Feb. 7. : folk lettuce in free supply, and selling

I FRUITS AND PRODUCE. I slowly at 50 to 75c. per small basket. ,
New Orleans beets more plenty and J AGRSOIVIIj
Corrected by Marx Bros.
lower; scarcely anything else arriving
These are average quotations. Extra choice from The Oldest National Bank in
there the
Iota fetch prices above top quotations,while poor except lettuce which is ne State.
h lots sell lower. glected. Bermuda vegetables found a

Oranges, Florida................. ............4.00Lemons. good outlet. California cauliflower and CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894. *
box.. ....... ,
I" Apples,bbl.I.Meuina............................ .3.7Sto4.ooEnglish celery in good demand. Rochetter: celery By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity
Peas bu..... .__.......... 1.25 more plenty and lower, but selling fairly. strength aDd ability to meet aU legitimate demands.
Peas, Clay, bushel............ ....... 1.25 Beets, New Orleans 100 bunches 4.00 We buy and sell foreign and domestic"exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
per drafts all of .
on the world.We
-" Whippoorwill................. 1.:5
Lady......_ ............... .75 to 5.00; Bermuda, per crate, 1.00 to 1.50; invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
Eladceye...... .................. 1.50 Florida, per crate 1.75 to 2.00. Cabbages favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
N Browneye'..... ................ 1.25 domestic 100 1.50 to 4.00
Cocoanuts........?..... .............. 400 Danish per ; JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Peanuts,best brand..... ............. 4 to 534 per 100, 5.00 to 5.50. Celery, President.
li abbage each ....__.................. I California, No. 1, per dozen stalks, 75 to Cashier.
I* German each .......... .. .10 90q; No. 2, SO to 60c. Carrots Bermuda Safe
Deposit Boxes
i Potatotl.NcwYorkbbl.............. 1.35 For Rent.
.. sacks ....................... 1.15 per crate, 1.00 to 1.25. Cucumbers, hot-
0' New York Seed Potato I house, per dozen, 75c. to 1.50. Egg-
Early....... 1.75 plants, Florida barrel 4.00 to 8.00
'to Hebron....... .... ............... 1.75 box per ; THE LAKE GEORGE
J Peerless........... ............- 1.75 per 1.50 to 3.50 Lettuce, New Orleans NURSERIESare
r Dakota: Red ...................... 1.75 per barrel, 4.00 to 6.00; Florida,
Chili Red.......... ................ 1.75 per half-barrel basket,1.00 to 3.00;Charleston offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of' and
95 96,including limited
a of
Ten barrel lots, Ioc.less. supply
( Yellow onions,bbl ...*.............. a.ool I and Norfolk, per bushel basket, 50 to
Red Onions, sacks... ................. 150 75c; Lettuce & Romaine, Bermuda, per GENUINE BOONE'S' EARLY TREES AND BUDS.
,;I .211I.---' ..... .14 to .15 I Ii. crate,.1.75. Onions Bermuda, per crate,
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. 1.75; Havana, 2.00 to 2.25; Orange county, Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. Tangerine and
common: Orange, Sanford'sSicily Lemon aDd Villa
Franca Umn' Grown to stakes.
Corrected by Davis & Robinson. white, per barrel, 1.25 to 1.75; red per stocks. Write for prices to Allon Sour
barrel, 75 to 90c yellow, barrel 1.25
Yellow Yams,bush......... .....-..... .30 to .35 ; per VV. W. HAWKIJVS & SONS.
Sweet Potatoes ...................... .30 to 1.37. Parsley, Bermuda, per crate,
Hubbard !squash, bbl................. 1.50 2.00 to 2.25. String beans, Florida, per Georgetown. Fla.
Lettuce, doz....... .... ................ .15 to .25 crate,2.00 to 5.00. Squash, Florida, white,
Celery ... .......... ..........-. .35
Egg Plants, bbl...................... a.00 f.per crate, 50 to 75c. Tomatoes, Florida, t they would make grand; total of 24,000000 ,-
Tomatoes, crates. .....................1.50102 50 per carrier, 1.00 to 2.00; per crate, 1.00 to rods which would make an average
Sweet Pepper bu. ..............._.-.. 2.00 1.75; Key West, per carrier, 75c. to 1.75; .)f 76.800 rods or 240 miles for
I Green Beans,crate..... ........ ....1.50102.00 every
; Pas,crate-................ .... 1.50 to 2 00TDrDlpsbunch. per peck box, 25 to 35c. working day in the year. The combined
................ ....... .a3 to.o6 BATTEKSON & Co. IItIi product of all the Loom Fence Factories
. Pumpkins, each....................... .os to .10 in the United States .would not
Kershaws, each.... ......' ......... 05 to .10 ttt this. equal
Parsley,per da*:. bunches ............ .20 to .35 Send for their illustrated cats.
J Green onions,per doz. bunches...... .15 to.25 Market Notes. L logue, {riving full informatiou, which
; Pepper hot.bushel................... 10101.50 they send free.
i' Sage well cured lb.-............. .25 The first Florida strawberries of the .
1 Hen...-...... ._.._.....S...__....... 30 to .35 season be had at $1.00 to $1.25 for a iai
1 Roosters........._.............-... .25 may I
Half grown............................. .20 to.25 quart box. The only Tangerine orangesnow ? Practical Success with Egg Inou-
Turkey., per pound. ,gross.......-... .10 available are tiny specimens from
} Dttcks...................... ........... 45 California and these cost the excessivesum bators.
Geese. ... ....._...................... .35 to 40
11 t New Beets,per 100....._........ ..... .5o to t.oo of$10.00 a box, wholesale. The few Successful artificial incubation has
Water Cress,per doz. bunches. ... .30 to ..soI Mandarins offered are from Italy, and
I t Cauliflower doz...................... 1.0014,150 thirty four half boxes of this fruit from been an established fact for so long that .
m Leeks per doz bunches .25 the
I -. Radi"hes. per doz..................... .r5 to .20 Sorrento, landed on Monday, sold for ;I only question that seems to be left
: Cucumbers crate...... ............... 2.50104.00 $5.50 on the dock.Wellblanched open to those who contemplate enteringupon
, New Potatoes per barrel .... ....... 3.00104.00Spinach celery from Californiasells
I ,per bushel ................. 50 to .75 the business. of hatching and rais,
6 Cabbage. Florida .................... 0510.8 at $1.10 for a bunch of a dozen stalks; _\b chickens is
Wild Ducks: ......... ..... ...... .... .15 to ..35Rabbits. that from Rochester brings $1.00 a dozen, ing what incubator to pur:
:;,' ............................... .10 and, while less white and showy is con- chase. So many sorts are nowadvertisedthat
'*, Squirrels.. ... ....................... 08to .10
Quail............ .... ...... .......... 12Ioves. *" sidered of higher quality. Small headsof the novice is likely to find a choice
................................. .06 cauliflower from California cost 30 to perplexing unless he makes
60 cents each, and larger heads from a thorough
: France bring 75 cents. Brussels sprouts investigation of the claims of each. We

" New York Markets. from the latter country sell for 25 centsa Fence the World in 20( Days, are confident that the unbiased investi-

1'1 pound, and artichokes for the same We consider the Star Woven Wire gator would after inspection and inquiryinto
each. New beans beets and Fence Machine shown above deserv-
i Oranges. price string as the merits of the different makes of
California fancy grades held steady egg-plants come from Florida, besides ing of special mention and for the reason
f and having a light movement. We see tomatoes. The latter sell for 20 cents a that the sale of it is pushed as it has incubators, invariably decide the most'

I' no further offerings of Florida fruit. pound the price, also, of California toma- been by the manufacturers. Messrs, practical incubator to be the one illus-

Strawberries.The toes, the hot-house product bringing 35 Kitselman Bros., Ridgeville Indiana, it trated here.

{ few small lots so far received from cents. Peppers from Cuba cost 40 centsa has done more in recent years to enable

Florida have been chiefly and dozen.-Garden and Forest, January 29. the farmers of this country to get their

IA 1 and of comparatively very low green value. ..... fencing at the actual cost of the wire than _
poor, all other fence manufacturers in the R'JYED 9t,T6R1ACQffAT C",,i'niiuiwwar. '
Fine ripe stock would sell readily at
BUSINESS NOTICES. country because they figure and show
good pnces-75c to 1.00 quart.Oranges. .
\ .per how cheap the various styles of fence

k MAPES FERTILIzEns.-Our readers can be made, or what the actual cost of
i' California Navels 2.75 to 3.75; poor to we the wire is to make them while those
feel will welcome the of
Tangerines sure, appearance
fair 1.50 to 2.50 California
this advertisement in our columns as the who make and sell the fence must add
1 per box, 10.00. harbinger of prosperity to Florida. The the cost of labor and their profit to the

1J J Potatoes. well-known fact that these standard goodsare actual cost of the wire. The manufac-
t Bermuda No. 1. 4.00 to 5.00; No. 2, sold only for cash implies a belief on turers claim to be able to sell a machine r ur inn 7 r

2.00 to 2.50; Houston\ Rose, per d. h.i iI the of the proprietors that the Stateis and enough wire to make 100 rods of the
part "
t 0' bbl., 1.55 to 1.75; other Maine Rose, per I It on a solid basis. Humbugs are not apt best Woven Wire Fence on earth, Horse It is the "Improved Victor manufa

I d. h. bbl., 1.50; Maine Rose, per sack, to flourish in the same atmosphere with High, Bull Strong and Pig Tight, for the tuned by Geo. Ertel fe Co., Quincy, lit

1.25; Maine, Hebron, per sack, 1.05 tot the Mapes Fertilizers. same money that will buy 100 rods of any and approaches as near perfection as hu
n0;Yellow sweets Vineland, fancy, per good woven wire fence on the market. man invention can. It is simple in construction .

bbl.. 3.75 to 4.50; other Southern Jersey, CAMERON'S SEEDS.-L. Cameron's seed In the one case you have the fence alone.In yet thoroughly reliable, durable

f cloth heads, 3.00 to 3.50; Jersey, per d. h. store is no new thing; it is one of the the other you have not only the fence and effective. It is absolutely self regulating

bbl, 3.00 to 3.50; Jersey, poor to good, established institutions of Jacksonville; but a machine which enables you to be a minimum of attention and care
t.T 2.00 to 2/4>> I it is the headquarters for the truckers of your own fence manufacturer and with keeping it in operation and insuring the

Vegetables. Duval county. which :you can make over 1 60 different ; best possible results. The manufacturers

J Receipts of onions for the week 6 006. styles including several styles of orna- guarantee every detail and particular to

. Choice bright stock has been held aboutthe \ ; Do you know a good farm mental yard or lawn fences. To show be as represented, or money ref nuded.
mail circulars
will free
how the farmers of this country They anyone
same, but trade slow and top figureswere appreciate
I _' extreme. Bermuda not very good and fruit paper when you see this machine it is only necessary to requesting them, or an 80-page book,
filled with matter and instructive
interesting -
and slow but Havana sell well. Domestic I' say that if all of the machines sold by
1 cabbage, seldom exceeds 3.00 to 3.50, it ? Let us send you the this firm were run for twenty days, each to every poultry raiser, for four centsin .

and machine making 40 rods per day, they stamps.
Danish has weakened to 5.00 to 5.50.
Florida beans advanced to 4.00 to 5.00 for Rural New-Yorker this week. would make enough fence to go around '

''r prime. Tomatoes have been plenty and the world, being an average of 400,000 US. Wa sell mr Poultry, Veal j
weak with most sales from 1.25 to L75, Send your address ; no money. rods or 1,250 miles per day. If all of the TRY Fruits and all produce at high
.. machines were run only 60 days during est prices. rEETt1R1CS.
though many poor go lower especially I The Rural New Yorker, 1teDci1., price and PJ"I
r, Key West. Florida lettuce fu fair sup- ? 409 Pearl rtrect. New York. the.year, making 40 rods per (day each, .. L tUQ A SON8. J BMdt 8 :1.1.""

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Sowing Seeds.It "\Ve have long believed that the ele i

'- ments of fertility,in the soil, should be c
often falls to the seedman's lot, brought out of it by the labor of the E ,.

says the Southern Garden, to be un farmer bestowed in an intelligentand xpenence

necessarily abused on account of some, systematic way; and we are confident -

especially the finer varieties, of seed it can be done. Stir the soil, has proven conclusively that

failing to come up, and all explana if necessary ten times instead of once, better grapes and peaches, INFORMATION WANTED!

tions on his part sometimes will ,not plowing a trifle deeper at each breaking Anyone haVing knowledre of a general purpose I
convince the planter that the fault is up the sod. Have an eight-inch and more of them, are produced will Wire fence, "just as nod as the PaRe 4
confer a favor by sending fall particu
principally his own. As a matter of surface soil instead of four inches,and when Potash is liberally ap- lars. No hearsay evidence wanted only act.
course, the first of'a variety of vegetables with every turn of the harrow or cultivator plied. To insure a full crop of PAGE tests WOVEN count. .
FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.
brings the biggest price in the go a different course from the choicest quality use a fertilizer --- -- ----- --- ----
market and wants the firs1 last. -
everyone In this way new particles are
and the is that articlesare containing not less than 10%
consequence brought together, new effects are pro.
sown too early and entirely out of duced,and the process of nature bringsout --DROP POSTAL

season. the fertility latent in every field. Actual Potash.

There are some gardeners who will, And we would add, supplement the Hr' : INTij Ef4:1

in spite of the unfavorable weather, barnyard manure by producing cereal, Orchards and vineyards treat- ',

sow and afterwards complain of the potato or cotton crops (and particularly ed with Potash are compara- :I .. I SLOT
seed because it failed to come up. on sandy land) with cow or \
Others, again, sow and leave the seedto beggar weed. tively free from insects and I, JF1flhl I'I'I I AND GET A CATALOGUE.
disease.Our i A list of the best seeds bold
take of itself plant .
care never thinkingof 1 I I Hit ik anywhere. Many choice novel
HUMUS IN THE SOIL ties and prices are rlgnt. Con-.
their seed
watering or protecting pamphlets are not advertising circulars boom -tams 100 ,
pages illustrations,
bed against the hottest rays of the needs to be kept before the Southern ing latest special researches fertilizers,on but the are subject practical of fertilization works containing ,and- They beautiful cost us colored 11 cents plates each,honest but will

sun; others, still, sow too deep, covering farmer's eyes until he gives his land are the really asking.helpful to (annen. They are sent free for K&iledP'ree if You Name This Paper.fp

sometimes fine seeds to a depthof the fill of it, and then he will be able GERMAN KALI WORKS, I IOWA
| SEED CO Des >Joines IowajuuuiuiiiuuiiuiuuiiiiiiiimumniiiittuiBiiutuuiuiiuuuitj
several inches, and expect them to not.only to make a living! but have_a 02 Nassau St..New York. I .

cash and farm ___ _____ -_ I
come up. surplus, a constantly ----- -- --
The best rules for guidance are to growing better. Such a course will Bradley Rtdjldd. Eugene B l dfttl.d.

cover the seed to a depth twice their bring about the "New South.-South- ESTABLISHED 1871.

thickness with fine, mellow soil, and ern Ruralist. REDFIELD & SON, % PUp

never, especially during the act of -_ ..-
allow the seedbed become Commission MerchantsAND
germinating, to Canaigre. BEST and CHEAPEST.

dry, as the little germs, when -, Catalogue and fall treatise on spraying trait
and vegetable crops mailed free Address
once formed, are too fine and tenderto A car load of canaigre root has been Fruit Auctioneers | WM. STAHL, QUINCY, ILL.
stand drouth therefore it
any ; received by Mayor Gore of Orlando ainiiiiHiiiiiiiiiuiiiuuuuiinuiiiinniiiiiiHUiiiiiiiiininmiB*"
takes but a short time to destroy them. and is being planted near that city. 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Fa.

Seeds, as well as young seedlings, This experiment will thoroughly test We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables
either at private sale(which has heretofore been
require careful attention and nursing
the practicability of the growing and our custom)or by the auction system (recentlj | QUICK WORK,
well-prepared seed-beds; and aboveall curing of this new claimant for the added to our business)as you may desire.
if shelter .. In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
possible against heavy
Florida agriculturist, and if success- shipped to us is our motto. WB
showers and excessive rays of the sun. ful there will be distribu- DIETZ DRIVING LAMP.A GIVE GOODS SENT tH BY GROWERS
a general
If sown at the right time, properly tion of the seed in the State. The Driving Lamp that gives a brilliant BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
taken care of and watered when necessary by our 40 years experience without default
demand for it in the of bark
place oak dollar. to our standingand
and will not blow ing a Enquire as
light nor jar
there will be no such thing as a for tanning will be universal. financial stability which any bank or
failure. is the kind we offer merchants having mercantile reports can
.. you. verify-then try us-WK BELIEVE OUR
> < Price, 83.50. METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
tlome-Made Manure the /lain Reliance Tobacco. your name fur uur quotations. Stencil and
Delivered anywhere in U. S. or Canada cards {ne. Letters promptly answered.
of the Farmer.

We repeat the advice of last monthto I Satisfaction FRENCH & CD.,

The"Maryland Farmer" says: "The all who contemplate growing tobacco GuaranteedSend
116 Warren St. New York.
fact remains that the barnyard is what I to write 0. Clute, Experiment for bookFreeB1DIETZCOHPA1IY ,

brings the farmer prosperity, and this Station, Lake City, for Tobacco Bul. ESTABLISHED 1855.

will always be the case." letin No. 30; and we further adviseall

"Try once to gather everything that who are without experience in the 60 LAIGHT ST., .

can be turned into manure in your cultivation and curing of cigar leaf to- HEW YOBL Dvor-Profit Paying
barnyard, and see what the result will bacco to go slow. If you plant an

be. We are confident that it will be acre or less and make a failure, your to the desire for Morphine Opi- it

the saving to you of many a hard- I loss will be small. It you make .a DEATH O E H free um,;Whisky Is to cure Tobacco.Morphine Proof or Stop

earned dollar when the crops are harvested success, you will be able to make a Tobacco Whisky habits habit.; |i for curing Get our Great Catalogue and Buyers

next year; and you will never 1 greater success in planting a largerarea Guide. We'll send it for 15
again feel like neglecting this work. I another year. TO THE SUFFERERS FROM cents in stamps to pay part postage

"With this number,the writer of this ; or expressage. The Book's free.
PULMONARY DISEASES. 700 Pages, xaooo illustrations, 40000
closes his eleventh year of service as that's usedin

editor of the 'Maryland Farmer,' and Beggar Weed, alias Florida Clover. I beg leave to state that I now have a sure cure descriptions life;tells you, everything what you ought to
wish this advice record for that dread disease. Pulmonary Consumption.You of not.
we to place on well know that this disease carries off one pay, whether you buy us or
here as the deliberate conclusion of his Not a farmer in Florida but can seventh of the world's population every year. One profit from maker to user. Get It.
make a full hay this This remedy was discovered in Mexico and I
long observation of what is needed by crop year by have gained possesion of it,and now offer it for MONTGOMERY\ ARD & CO.?
the farmer: Money saved by diligent planting in May or June a few acres ale under a guarantee to cure or money refunded Originators of the Mail Order Method
,and expect to achieve as great a success
work in manufacturing tons of barn of this great soil renovator. It is for with it as I have with my Great Morphine, 111-116 Michigan Ave., Chicago.
yard to both the South what red clover is to the Whisky and Tobacco Cures. Write for full par.
manure. Arranging save ticulars. The of Wilson's
price ConsumptionCure
the liquid and solid droppings of all Northern farmer, and there is no land is $ -$10 cash with order and $15 when FOR RENT.
too to it. It also be cure is complete. It you have any relatives or
hii stock, and supplementing them poor grow may fiiends suffering from this complaint.. I would THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL
with everything on his farm which he grown where, red or crimson clover is deem it a great favor if you would call their at-
failure in the South. sention to this. No frauds are allowed to use the At St. Augustine.
can gather, with all the forest leaveshe a United States mails now, and the fact that we
can and which be turned .. have for four years done an immense mail order ;Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. Meterve,
get, may business should convince anyone that we can be I St.Augustine, Fla.
into the very best food for his crops. Mr. S. G. Dolive is planting largelyof relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This _I

Other fertilizers may be good for those watermelons already this season. remedy Hope this suits will all interest cases. It you must and go prove by to the FOR SALE.

who have plenty of money to payout He says that those who plant now means Address of saving, some friend or B.relative.WILSON, THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL

for them, and we are too lazy or too will get their melons in season for the Lock Box 97, N. Laredo Mexico.
weakly to put the work needed for that best prices. He recommends the At St. Augustine.

which is better; but the barnyard manure Kolb Gem as the best variety for G. F. Sickles says that there will be Completely furnished. Right on the Bay.
Rare Bargain. Apply to Capt. W.8. M. Bukham
is the best, and the diligent farm shipping. The Florida Favorite is a no extensive shipments of strawberries St. Augustine or toCHAP1N

er should*. 0 only. be content to have thebest. good table melon but does not ship before March i. There will be a FARM AGENCY,

well.Orlando Reporter. few shipments, but none to speak of. I I Jof&.tf St. Augustine, and Boston.

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1896... THE FLORIDA. PARMEB, AIm> PRU 1T-Oowi. ,. t 93"'

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Nuggets of.Farm Wisdom.L ... It is very important that only clean JOHN L. MARVIN,
manure should be used in the garden. President.
Apply it broadcast so that the roots
Creameries ,are not practical Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
small will not grow beyond it. CAPITAL $100,000.
dairies or in sparsely-settled communities -
but the private dairy is be- Do not risk too much in cotton !

coming more and more common in and repeat the experience of two THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

the South, and the notion that the years ago. ,

1 South is not adapted to buttermakingis The South is really in better con
fast vanishing. dition than ever before, for it Has ,

The hog product has doubled annually raised its own living and has a real Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Geneva

r the past three in Texas, money crop in its cotton. Keep up Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
the style of growing the food for -
; and improvement In stock is receiving
yourself and stock and do not forgetthe
great attention. The razorback is not INVITED.

i only taking a back seat, but will be- family garden.

come extinct as the Southern farmer Since 1880 farm lands in Ohio de- DIRZOTOR9
John L. Marvin A. B. Chas. Marvin,
in value No Campbell.
learns the of in preciated fifty per cent
margin profit improvedstock
H. T. Baya, T.W. Roby, Judge R. B.Archibald,
is greater than the entire valueof wonder the people are looking"south Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
the razorback. ward where wealth is increasing at Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.EXCHANGEI .
the rate of a billion of dollars a year.
Butter from twenty-five cows carries
i no more fertility from the farm than The word protin means flesh
former. In wheat is FLORIDA FRUIT
four bushels of wheat and ten bushelsof straw there but
3.4 per cent., while in wheat bran
,potatoes. More dairy farming
help make a new South.A there is 15 per cent;; oat meal 16 percent .
; pea meal 20.2 per cent.; gluten An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
Southern correspondent inquires best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL.1300.000.BOX ( '
I meal nearly 30 per cent.; cotton and MATERIAl-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
of the "Country Gentleman" if Flori meal'42.3 cent. linseed meal order. Write for price list and terms. .
per ;
da clover will make
good ensilage.
-cent. It will be seen that cottonseed
The "Country Gentleman" does ,not GEO. R.FAIRBANKS, President. D. OREHNLEAF, Vice-President.
.meal has more than 25 per cent. ALBERT IVES,Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER, tIeoretar)".
know, but thinks it would. Can any the of linseed meal DIRECTORS-Geo.R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.O.Hull Bradford Co.: Dr. E. B.Pratt
; of readers tell ? advantage as a HlllsboroCo.; John Fabyan Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.' D. Oreenleaf Duval Co.;
our us Cow-peas flesh former and then is of almost J. D. Mead, Duval Co.: A. Brady, Brevard Co.: F. d.sam Marlon Co.:; (C.V.Hlllyer,
proved a greater success than corn at Marion Co.; John M. Bryan,Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. 8.Moreman St.
equal value as a fertilizer in the ma- Johns Co.; C.F. A. Bielby,Volusla Co.;Irving Keck Polk Co.
the silo at DeLand, Fla. nure as it had before it was fed. Addre&s'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla Stencil,
with full packing and shipping i instructions furnished on application.
A Chicago man has invented a machine
W. F. Massey writes the Rural 1 .
for cotton that he claims
picking New Yorker that the money spent
will do the work of fifty men. What I ,
in salt for asparagus beds had better
will the forty-nine released plantation be invested in stable manure or Kai-

negroes turn their hand to? I nit.:-Southern Ruralist. Grocers and Commission Merchants

Put a few rusty nails or a little cop. 4,..

f peras in the drinking-water of fowls asa On,the. Pacific Coast. _, DEALERS IN .

,. seeds tonic fed and occasionally invigorator.will give Sunflower glossto The San- Francisco News says : Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines., Liquors;<: ..:/-'

"The of Porter Bros. & ";
/ the suspension
plumage. Co., a leading firm dealing in California Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. ;)i iJaolcson
} Water may be retained in the' soil {
fruits and dried and own.
J green ,
through a protracted drouth by frequent ville IMor l la. "
< i
.ers of considerable orchard property ".,
cultivation if commenced while '.
in the State if the firm claims ;, ,
I even as d.
the soil is still moist. Mulching with .:
'is but temporary, will of necessity injure PRIOE-I..ISTOF'WHISKIES .! ;,-
leaves vines corn-stalks 'I : -
grass, or any
trade just at.this time when prices
refuse the of ... ......... .. '
vegetable serves purpose MANONGAHELARYE..fl 50 CABINET BOURBON. ..$d 00' .
retention of moisture without the laborof I for California products in their line PARKER........................ ........... 1 75 MARTIN RyE..................--.......3 00
I are low fruit ranches unsalable at ORANGE VALLEY................. ...... 2 co VIRGINIA GLADES...................._ 400
cultivation. SPRING VALLEY......... .................250 OLD BOURBON................... ..... S ao
anything like their intrinsic value, BALTIMORE CORN ....................... 2 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................. 500
Keep the meat'stock growing. As with NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............950 OLD BAKER........ ........................5 00
freights advancing, declining CLIFTON CLUB.............. ............. 300 MONfROSE VELVET RYE;.........._.. 6.00
soon as they cease,to grow they cease hope of relief by Congress in railroad

to be profitable. !legislation or in backing the Nicaragua : One gallon, 950; two gallon, ; three gallon, 750. Remit by poat.o.lice:
monorder,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.
Dairying goes well with market gar.. I canal. Unless transportation A complete price-list: of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application.
dening. The manure from well-led charges are made to conform to reduced -.
cattle can be used in no better way profits in every line, California I JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

than by applying it to a good vegetable will receive a blow that will be more

garden. Much may be utilized severely felt here than the frost was
from the garden to supplement the that killed the crops in Florida. Por Cocoanut trees are being planted all

feeding of cows. ter Bros. & Co.'s liabilities only along the bay front from Lemon Cityto

On a small fruit farm the soil shouldbe amount to $75,000 as the outside es south of Coccanut Grove. [In a few IF YOU WANTTHE ...

prepared thoroughly before plant timate, and they claim, with time,
ing. This is one of the most important be able to pay 100 cents on the dol. beauty of this part of Florida.SEED .

i items.A lar." --. BEST GARDENin
: clayey soil will produce grapesof Mr. John Lee has about completeda POTATOES. your neighborhood) this Mason

a glossy dark color, while those fine residence in the Spanish style PLANT OUR FAMOUSall

grown on a gravelly land will be sweet for Mr. C. J. Clark of ',Pittsburg.
and the richest tasting. A full stock of Selected: Seed Potatoes grown
When this present work is finished he expressly f.r the Florida Market and carefully
Read the agricultural and horticultural is preparing to build for one of Troy's selected as to early maturing qualities.
Per Bbt.
papers. There is much information merchant princes a residence which Sp&nlding's Improved Burbank.. $2.25
and often million dollars. Rural New Yorker, No.:2 ........ 2.29 all of which are described and illustrated -
in them one can save will of "
cost a
quarter Improved Early Ohio................. 2.25 in our beautiful and entirely
dollars by being in possession of that -Tropical Sun. Early Bose................ 2.25 New Catalogue for 1896. Anew
information.Do ........ Data Bed .......................... 2.00 feature this season is the Free delivery

not fail to carefully,clean and D. S. Borland arrived Monday These Potatoes are grown by S.T.Spanldlng, of Seeds at Catalogue prices to
with of trees Avoca, New York who has had long experience any Post Office. This New Cata
i repair all tools before putting them night a quantity orange in this line and in sending us only selected: stock. logue" we will mail on receipfof a
I away A little labor in this directionnow and left Tuesday morning on the Ath supply We guarantee other varieties them at true lowest to market name. prices.We can 2-cent stamp,or to those who will state
may save a considerable amountin ens for Orange river. The Citra where they saw this advertisement,the
the spring. Fruit Comprny will soon have 200 Catalogue will be mailed Free I

r Try a few new varieties,. but it is acres in an orange grove, which is complete We a'so vegetable manufacture fertilizer"THE,at 17 IDEAL a ton. ," a PETER HEHDEBSON & GO

prudent not to. go in too heavy the why we remark that Lee county is
first season. Climate and soil condi- strictly in it with such enterprising: WILSON &TOOMER, .37CoztlaadtSt.,2.wTork.

tions may be such that a certain variety and progressive. citizens working for The Pert lizer House of Florida,* I33

would not grow well on your land. her interests.-Ft. Myers Press. Jacksonville, Fla.


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Bermuda Onions. the ground they may be pulled, but AVE MONEY buying Pear, Peach,Plum,
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grcnrer: there is some danger of their makinga UlliE Satsuma Orange, Ever-bearing Mulberries iinlbands.
GRAPE vIREclii Japan Plum, and other fruit trees, from
Will you through this week's second start if the season is rainy. Catalogue free. J.H.GIKAKDEAU,Mont-
paper, Stock fn the
cello,Fla. a-I-6
give: me information whether the tops In[ 'such a case they must be drawnout 'Wand Red Saul Fnlta.Gooseberry IntrodnSr t\.Fa.1 of CBrrmnU junrfmiedMW

of Bermuda onions should be rolled and cured quickly. In a dry OtUtcffiuA4* tieo Jw ouel1ane4OJ al'4.i. WONDERFUL en traps for soil en- '

down to make them bottom quicker.E. storing room onions may be kept fora the cheapest fertilizer. known.Unknown Send for cow price-peas,

MONTAGUE. long time to wait for a good market. list. J. H. GHLAUDEAU, Mon ed1o, Fla. 2-1-6

It is a good plan to roll the tops down, is not necessary to use fine ma- d s Trees WALDO extra bmdded 5 to 7 feet trees Price fora home, $5 per orchard.hun

but you should be careful not to do it terial to make onion crates; the poorer dred. A choice lot of seed Chufas $1 per peck.T. .
Orangesorts K. GODBET, Waldo,Fla. 2-1-4
too soon or with anything heavier than quality left from sorting tomato crates ((9

an empty barrel. When most of the will be found to bring as good a priceas WANTED correspond with party having

bulbs are of a marketable size, say two the finer ones. In packing, the Dollars that would join ,
me in stalling a manufacturing business in
inches in diameter, you may roll them crates should be filled to prevent the nvestments Florida. I would prefer location near lane '
town or city. The stock I shall use grows in the
down. 'We subjoin the following information production from being bruised, as L State. For further information address MAXTJCTUREa -

from Whitney's Garden bruised ones rot down very quickly.All Developments : ,575 Reed Street,Milwaukee,Wis.

ing in Florida: culls should be removed from the 1-25-3

TRANSPLANTING. field, and composted, to prevent them Attractions CALILORNIA. Orange County Land.; earliest Cheapest fruits in; fine the

When the plants grow to the size o'f From drawing insects and growing soil;no frosts. 1400 acres; :o acres and up. $30per acre. f 5 cash,balance in three years. B. N.
a.goose quill they are ready to trans- fungi. Lindsay,Fresno, California. N84CITRUS

plant. -..... D. ACKERLY,
When the plants are drawn out to The factory which was established CENtRAL PASSENGER AGENT old. Per single 1000 11000. Per two or
more thousands, $8.00 L o.b. F. B. Kervan,
re-set pinch off the roots and set the THETROPICALTRUNKLINE,
several months ago by Messrs. Hurst Norwalk,Fla. 1-18-7

bulb; this is done very rapidly ; then and Noble for the manufacture of JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. and

press the bulb into soft, well-prepared starch from cassava is proving itself a WE MANUFACTURE and the six Strawberry basket carrier Cups crate.

soil to the depth of half an inch or success. A fine looking starch is Wollenden Fla. &Co., Sampson City, Bradford 1185PINCINCIS Co., -

little more, in drills ten or twelve turned out, whose quality is said to be J r
,the great for Florida. A -
pear profuse
inches in the drill.
apart fully equal to its appearance. Mr. V bearer;bears second or third year from
Prepare beds for the plants very Hurst has invented a practical machinefor planting.. Fine Camphor Seedlings one year
for them- old. Fine one and two-year old Trifoliata Seed-
much like the seed beds, and put four separating the starch from the get them, plant lings for hedging. Red Ceylon Peach,free stone
rows on a bed of five feet width witha the and annual bearer. S. F. Smith, Fruitland
root, which he hopes to have patentedin De t them. They ate Park, Fla. 1-18-4
foot path between the beds, and the near future. The young men standard seeds everywhere ,

never tread" on the beds. Keep out are deserving of praise for their ; sown by the 125 GLAZED HOTBED SASH 4 fot by 5 .
great largest planters in the world. feet; sound condition. Will sell the lot
the weeds and grass, but. do not cut perseverance against the obstacles Whether you plant 50 square feet for$zoo f.o. b. In less quantities ti.oopersash.
down in the soil with a hoe. which they have had to surmount and of ground or 50 acres, you should N.L.Clark Manager,Farmer's Commercial Co.,
have Perry's Seed Annual for*96. Bushnell Fla. HI-6
The young roots permeate the beds, their enterprise, if as successful as we The most valuable book for farmers
and to cut them is to inflict a great in- and gardeners ever given wrote last about Seedling
all hope it may be, will be a great away. Mailed free. WHAT year my
Potatoes brought a large correspond
jury. If sown in October, with good I credit not only to the proprietors but D. M. FERRY & CO, ence. Another year confirms my opinion of its

culture, the crop ought to be readyfor i to the town of Lake Helen and the Detroit,Midi., productiveness and fine quality,so I will offer it
to the public at one dollar a crate. Dudley W.
marketing by or before the first of whole country. The main difficultyat Adams Tangerine, Fla. 1-11-3

May. present is lack of material for their

Select the grown onions and operations haying been, comparatively raised during little the cassava past C A N C E R ly.Cured$Home 20 Permanent to$35.treatment No- Mrs.BRONZE W. H.Fowls TURKEYS Mann and, Manville eggs, Langshan at, Fla.reasonable and 10-12-13 Indian prices. 1-

or plaster.
draw them out, leaving the others to year.-DeLand News. DR. JOHN B. BRONZE Turkeys, Indian Games Black Lang-
Pekin Ducks. Eggs in season. A
develop. Let the onion, top and all, Payne,Ala. few quarts of McNeil Peas at per quart SO
.. remain exposed to the sun for one or Capt James M. Graham of the First cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann,
Mannvillc, Fla. 10-12-12
two days. The substance in the top National Bank has fold his phosphate IIOENT- -WOBD" COLUMN.

'will be absorbed by the bulb, and increase interests in South Florida to B. Arentz rj-R SALE for cashtime or hade.oranre groves,

its weight and plumpness.Then & Co., for a consideration of$(00,000 TES.-Twenty words, name and address, Fla.fruit and timber lands. E. RUULZT j-ii-161,Keuka,

with a sharp knife cut off the cash, which has been paid. It is evident one week 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Nothing :

wilted top, but do not bruise the bulb. that B. Arentz & Co., are associated taken for less than 25 cents. I FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres

Be sure to pack dry. Do not let the with some powerful syndicateof Advertisements for this column MUST be pre tobacco 390 growing.acres. Excellent W. B. Clarksoa for stock,Jacksonville raising and,

onions get wet. Smaller packagessell Germany, who are seeking to secure paid. Fla. 8-24-tf
Send no stamps larger than two cents.
better than barrels. Gather and a monopoly of the phosphate in-
Initials and figures count as one word. CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
ship as the onions become matured. dustry of this State. They already Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
Nothing is gained by putting on the control nine mines in Alachua coun 8ALE.-Fine lot of six-year-old Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
TJOR Grapefruit -
markethalfgrown, ill-looking pro- ty and several in Marion county. By *> trees will be sold cheap. Seminole Nur- such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
this the would in sery,with good stock of Sweet, Sour and Rough
duce. plan syndicate be a Lemon for spring budding. Forty-acre farm, Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and. Nurseries -
Also this Tfom "Bulletin No. 31 of position to control the price of. the 1,400 trees in grove will be sold cheap. Family Dunedin, Fla. 8 i7-tf
broken up. Come and see me, or address V. B.
the Florida Experiment Station : product by regulating the demand. WEBSTER Fort Meade Fla. 2-8-4. ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in

-. 1* We pay freight -Write for our later
CURING THE CROP. I CLEANED BEGGARWEEDSEED.Sow price-list. E. W Amlden.Ormond,Fla. 7-i-tft

When a majority of the tops I. After close observation concerningrice from six to ten pounds per acre.
Forty cents per pound,postpaid; ten pound or
: is sign of their being ripe. The crop culture last year, Mr. Macy is' over,f. o. b., twenty-five cents per pound. Write IRRIGATED 100 other acres fruit, 10 trees years, etc.set

should be pulled and allowed to dry ;jI positive that the grain should be for FARM prices, Edgar on large, Putnam quantities County to,Fla.EXCELSIOR 2-8-tf SEED For sale at a sacnnce..i 50 Address"1',"The Palms, \
Lane Park.Lake Fla.
this will take about a week of dry planted early to secure heavy yield County, .4 27-901
I and freedom from birds. He FOR S.lLE-Extra strong well-grown Nursery
weather. If a rain occurs it will be suggests budded low on Rough Lembn, Grape- ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
to turn the bulbs which that it be planted immediately after fruit,Tadiff. Ruby Blood. Will bud to order on use of Dr William's Pink Pin will write to '
:; necessary in same stock, any variety of Citrus desired for future THE PAKUEK AMD FRUIT GROWER,they will receive .
the full March and that
: be done with rake with moon RICHARD KLEMM Winter f
delivery. Haven
can a garden information.that will be of mach value and
1 dull teeth. Rain is liable to bleach land which is liable to dry out soon Fla. 1-25-3 interest to them.

and the sale. This should be avoided. He found that FOR HATCHING-Brown Leghorns of
; the
so damage EGGS
; crop T strain of fifteen
: setting for 11.00.
1 is best prevented by taking the crop those who planted early last year in- Three settings for '2.00.; MRS.MARY KLEMM, Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida
variably made a success.-Orlando Winter Haven, Fla, last year. Hundreds of testimonial For
:; to a cunng shed, which simply needs 1.253. particulars: ,write E.W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla.

I a roof to keep the rain off, and possibly Reporter.Mr. SHIPMA.N ENGINE FOR SALE-With boiler, lo-13-tf
..... coal oil; tw engine.
j some movable sides for rain-breaks, Can be seen with Capt. J. E. Herbert, Daytona. LOOK LOOKI! $1.205 per:acre will buy i6x acres
i to prevent a driving rain from wetting J. B. King showed us, Monday Price $75. Apply to H J. Tirrnr Courtenay.Fla. first class pine land in see. 4.t 16 a,. r 'J
1- S.3 east Well timbered> title perfect. Also 8 ooo
i j the crop. evening, grape fruit buds and one year old Parson Brows Orange, Carney
i I The should not be removed bloom the seed of which was planted CASSAVA SEED FOR SALE-Delivered f.o.b. .. Lemon and Grape Fruit buds. Write for prices.
tops ,
J. '!. MCKINLAY, Box 76, M. &J H.Turnley, Excelsior Nurseries Lak
.f i! until they are dry, and break easily about eleven months ago. He found Jacksonville, Fla. 1-25-6 Weir, Fla. nWANTEDTo +
G and stripped off without difficulty the bloom not only on one but at least FOR-SALE One or two carloads. remarkably : correspond with some party

: | :. Ji is usually better to push our seventyfive trees. The precocity of two and three year old Kieffer pears, I mint leaves in early and
'I very cheap; packed in bulk without boxing. large quantities. F. LAcazirr & Sows. 4306 I
crop forward as, early as possible. these young trees beats anything we Also some l large Smith, Garber. Bartlett and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. J.2S-J
.:.Trit-maturing may be hastened some-1 ever heard of, and shows conclusivelythat Jefferson pears and extra sized plums and per-
simmons. Fine chance for some one to Jay Brahms, Barred PlymoutiTRock-and
: what by knocking the tops over. As Lee county is a grape fruit coun ship,sell and double their money. Come andlee LIGHT Turkey Egg for hatching,liujo per
Press. them. G.L. Tarn,Glen St. .Mary,Nurseries setting. Mrs. C.Gomper ,Lady Lake, FU.iitdai.
soon as the roots loosen their hold on try.-Ft. Myers ,Glen St.Mary Fla. i-S-3 I,


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

6S to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston.

OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamsnips.of this Line are appointed -

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both ways : .
Q. lW:. SORREL, &%1ftKer. ((8TA2TDAJLD TWB.) .
Prom New York. ; From Jacksonville,

: (Pier 29, 2.R.) STEAMER Florida.
' -"T" Monday.II 27at3pm... ..... ..''ALGONQUIN"..............Sunday, Feb. 2,at 5: oam
;.;;' : Wednesday 29,at 3 p m...........;"SEMINOLE" .......... ....Tuelday.It 4,at 7:00am
4 ,..' Friday, 3t. at 3 p m............"COMANCHE".Thursday, 6at, 9JOam
; : L Monday. Feb. 3, atspm ...........'CHEROKEE".............Sunday, 9, at i6opm;
t Wednesday 61 5, atspm............."IROQUOIS"'Tuesday, it,at 130: pm
Friday .1 7,at 3 p m.. .......... "ALGONQUIN"....,.-...Thursday, II Mat ix: o am
Monday.II to,at 3 p m ........... "SEMINOLE..Sunda1. 16,at 6.00ara
<' Wednesday 12,at 3 pm .........."COMANCHE". ...... .........Tuesday .' 18,at ,.00 a m
: : Friday, 14atspm............' CHEROKEE" ............Thursday, 20,at Jsoam:
,, Monday, to U.at3pm ..............IROQUOIS..Sunday. 23at n: oam
Li1 Wednesday 3 pm.......... "ALGONQUIN". ... ......... Tuesday, 25, at 130 p D1
Friday, .If. 21, at 3 p m ............."SEMINOLE"............. Thursday, 27,at Lsopm
Monday, 2.4.at3pm..COMANCHK..sun Mch iat 5.00aru26at3pm Rate.t Wednesday" ..........."CHEROKEE".......... .. .Tuesday, M ,at 6:30am28at3pm :
Friday.II ....... .... "IROQUOIS" ............ Thursday 5, at 8:30am
Between Jackaonrflle and New York: First-class $35.00; Intermediate $19.oo; Excursion: {43,30;
Steerage$12.50. .

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $21.00 Excursion: $4740;
Steerage f 1405. The magnificent: Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail u follows: ST. JOHNS RIVER: LINE.

(Central or goO Meridian Time.)

City of August ............ .................. .....i....... .... Sunday Feb. 2, 7.3Oa..m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City .Birmingham: ............................................... Tuesday, Feb. 4,10.3oa. m. the St. Johns River.
lif} '!' Naoooehee ............. ..... ........................... ..............Friday Feb. 7, 12.30 p.m. .
i l Kansas City........................... ............ .................Sunday, Feb. 9, 2.ooa. m.
Ji, City of Augusta ................................ .. ............ ......Tuesday,Feb. II. 4 30 p. m.
.... City Birmingham ................. .... ....................... ..Friday, Feb. 14. 6.ooa. m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers
4,... Naoooehee ..... ................. ........... ......................... Sund y.Feb. 16, 7.00a.m. "CITY OF "
Kansas City....... .....................................t....... ....Tuesday, Feb. 18, .oop. m. JACKSONVILLE
City of Augusta .......... ........................................... Friday Feb. 21, lo.oot.m. Capt. W.A.SHAW *...,-.* .
., City of Birmingham................ .................. ..........'. Sunday Feb. 23 Ii.ooa.m.
Naeooehee ......i... ......... .......................................Tuesday'Feb. 25, 240p.m.: "FRED'K DeBARY" ..'
i i. Kansas City...........................................................Friday, Feb. 28, 3.00 a m. -
Capt.T. W.LUND Jr.
il /. Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville, daily except Saturday, at 3:30: p. m., and
i1; City................ ................ ............................. Sunday Feb. 2, 7-30a.m; from Sanford daily Sunday at 9. a. m.
If; ....... ...........Thursday, Feb. 6, ii.ooa.rn. i except ,
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Gate City ................... ......................... ................Sunday, Feb. 16, 7.ooLm. SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULE NORTHBOUND.
Tallahassee........................................................Thursday, Feb. 20, 9.00 a.m. Read Down Read Up.
Chattahoochee_........... ...... ........... ....................... Tuesday Feb.'25 a.3oa.m. Leave 330 p. m ........................Jacksonville ............ ...... Arrive 3-30 a.m.
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FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. I. 3.00 a. m. ....................... ... .Astor...... ..................... 4.00p.m .
u 4-30. m. __....__,.... ......... St. Frands.......................... II 2.30 p.m.
(These Ships do HOT Carry Passengers.) ...... .......................................... Beresford ............_......... 1.30 p.m.
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City of Hacon.................................:...................Saturday, Feb. 8. 1.30 p m. Arrive a. 8.30 a. m. ..... .... Sanford. ... _........... ...... 9.00 a. m.
......................................... ...._...... Feb. 18, 8.00 9.25 a. m. Euterprise. .... 9.30 a.m.
Cityof Macon .Sunday a. m. ........... .... ......................So. Fla.R. R. Whart.................. 11.00., m.
'Cltyof Maeon ...................................... ..'............. Friday Feb. 28, 5.00 p. m.

"- General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., JacksonvilleA.

Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia.Savannah Florida & Western Railway .J. COLE, Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green New York.
Florida Central&Peninsular Railroad.Through M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green New York.D. .
Bills lading Tickets,and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your D. C. MINK. General Freight Agent. 12 So. Delaware avenue Philadelphia Pa.
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
T.P.BECKWITU, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 3S N. R., New York. M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St. Jacksonville. FU.
...r.. WALKER,Agent, C.G.ANDERSON Agent JOHN L. HOWARD Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla. .
New Pier No.35 North Rlvu1NewYork. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga J. A. LESLIE Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla. .
RICHARDSON (It BARNARD Agents Uwis' Wharf;Boston
W.. L.JAMES,Agent, ij 8.Third Street PhJ1aM hia.
W. H. ?, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway, New York. WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents,
T.D.HASHAGEN Eastern Agent,Sav.,Fla. &Western Ry.Co., 261 Broadway N. Y.
'J.r.. ADAMS. Gen'1 Bast.Agt.' P.C. &P. R. R., A.DeW.SAMPSON,General Agent, IS Sooth Delaware Avenne. PhlladeI hI,'. 5 Bowline Grn New York.
353 Broadway,New York. 306 Washington st,Boston.W. .
J. FARRELL,,Soliciting Agent. W.H.ARNOLD.Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt.,
New Office 224 West Bay Street Jacksonville.



; From. 3 Feet to 2000 Feet.ENGINES .

1 if Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers, a AND BOILERS

J imp wiewr BAY aT., AciI owwxx.1 EF LA.wo UPRIGHT. AND HORIZONTALAll

i,!,.. Handle. Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of work built of best material with parts in
terchangeable. Carefully Inspected before leaving

Hay, ,Corn, Oats, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, works. Pamphlets of either sent Let' us know
what kind of work you want to do.

! .Cotton Seed Meal Both, Bright and Dark. JAMES LEFFEL 00, Springfield, OhIo, U. S. A, .


- ITATK.AGENTS.POll. PURE GROUND BONE ... _- -_.. ... -----
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f-- t\w\ Uryl&o.1LougMlowCUI't1l.11U1t'rl'mlm
: n, Melon.Ohio uad Uurbauli PoutiMfS.Warren,
Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH, !. .\' Jlubtanl and MrUebe' S ,
bead Enrty Marrowfiu Hea. Ealp Bert Keotucty -
f U'ouJcr and MarMebead Horticultural
ClJ.uwmuu> ANAJ.YSI8. SULPHATE POTASH, S d '- -CA1", "" Beans. Soutbport Early Globe and Danun'Rtd
ee : Globe Onions,All teusotia and Marblebead. Mama
/ '. moth Cabbages aM numerous ether valuable vrcetahlrt .
Orange Tlia lid Ve BllblB. oa
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catalog or Vegetablennd flower 4 for coQtalQlnf
FERTILIZER. new Vegetables&:F1owm&beat ottheold will beaent free. 3J.LCtZa0LT i 501,1.....kslte.r.
These Fertilizers hav*JIO superior IJI the market.aced a trial wm cordate:: -- '. many

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..:,;.;i;;-''. -,".";,:;Jf t,. Oar GRAND SET of 13 Elegant Erer.bloominsr ROSES for only I IOOctS Industrial Insurance and Banking Co

.r : .:\<' ''': I .by mall post-paid, safe arrival and satisfaction guaranteed!
.. In the State of Florida
.. t <: These roses are fine healthy plants and will bloom all this Summer IB pots or planted out.gurauiiee We ,
, ..'" them to be by far the best 09 ever laveate in rose,u follows:
"i' 0'. FOR'rHE YEAR isocs.
1:"; Halserin Aurast YIetorfav.-Rew.) Pure White elegant. Grace Darllnx.
'!"" 0 f'1 .. Silvery Peach a beautr. Clothilde Soapert-.Tbt.l.everybody faToriU. Brldes- .
, "" ;.'. .. mald.-the mOlt charming;Pink Ruse" Pearl of the Garden*.-D elp Golden> Tel.'
S' low. Snnaet.-Be utifnl ihadet of and Gold. Scarlet the richest
.. .' : and brightest of all Red Bosei. '...Copper Krngrer- yellow flashed Capital stock ...n................$50,00000
t. ."! ,J..'. V Had de W"Uedlle-the f mon.Tulip Bow. llhelnpold-d Citron and Gold a remarkable Authorized capital.................... 150,000 co
; 1 4H; '. t.'C".f i rolor. Mad. Welch. Amber Yellow,deepening toward the center. Mad. Jlo.teP1U't Snots Capita stock subscribed. .. .......... 6,00000
.- .. ; White none better. Daeheu de&U'aINU1&-Amber Bose,delicately.tinged apricot. Capital stock paid to. ............ .... 6coooo ..
': "What. Rou Can ]Buy for 50 Oents. i Accumulation: ....... .................. 2.04210

f Shortest Quickest Most: Attractive Set S+Efer-bloomittg!: Roles all different M e. Sett5-a lam Flowered Pang Plants.v. II e. f
' I! M-II fragrant Carnation Pi\'lJf iniKfc ** U-IJ Coleu.* will mate a bright> **<.'. .*** ASSETS.
., 36-P&rSfn Flowering' SdftSJ.Mrtii2? e. "-II Doubt'lnd SinKl. 'eolsrsM..
:ROUTE *7- ..all : eo M 45Choiet Uard,8hl1lbl, 6 C.N ./ Cash on hand ....................$ M" 47
L- j BETWEEN at-8S-15 4: Choice Choice Decorative Prize Chryianthemnms.Palm. try them..Me.M e. M 4&-aO Pkta flower Seeds no sortsg. ,a. Cash in hands of agent ...... ...... 12261
r FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH 4.4G-ti Dwarf French Cannas.5 kinds AO e.II 47-80<< Pkfs elegant Sweet Pesi, ll diffewatB e.. Gash'in bands of others.......... ..... 5556
41-ia Sweet Scented Double nbe Roes to e.II 4S-1S Pkt's Choice Vegetable Seeds 11 sorts 5$,.; Real estate unit cumbered..... ......
t i THE Too may select hall of any two seta for M cents or S complete sets for 11.55. any 5 sets for .-O ;u.': Bonds.. secured by mortgage at inter-
: entire 13 teti for S5.00;or half of each set for$. O.. Get jour neighbor to club with you Our caUkgne. ; : eatpercent.Debts .. .. ...........
; Florida Central and Peninsular free ORDER TO-DAT. We win hold the plants and ship them any tune yon may .-Address, due Co., secured by mortgage...
Debts otherwise secured...............
: : NEW THROUGH ROUTES. THE GREAT WESTERN. PLANT CO.t> SPRINGFIELD. OHIO Debts due Co.on account: of Premiums, 179 63
. ., ,I Other securities..... .................
: New York to Jacksonville by
; New Florida Pennsylvania B. H. to Washington HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE Total........... ............... .. $ 1,779 12
: and Southern Railway to
NorthernAir }Culumbia, Florida Central & -
, Line. Peninsular to all principal AND LIABILITIES

points in Florida. GARDEN HELD SEEDS Due Banks......,........ u.. ........ $ zoo
1 Cincinnati to Harriman JunoClne1nnatl m mmmmmmtml Due-cthers. ........................ 10980
k F .. tion by Queen & Crescent, M MM.J& Losses adjusted and due................"
'. Harriman Junction to Ashe- Losses unadjusted ................
Ashevllle, & I vide and Columcia by South- -Farmers, and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden SeedIooo Losses in waiting for further .*..

,. TJacksonrllle' ern Central Hallway&Pensnsular and -Florida Colum- bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats, 75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or .Lucerne, 25 cents: per Other claim........... ....... proof...'
pound Rescue Grass, cents pound. --- r
j bia to Jacksonville. I ; 30 per Total.......................:..... $ 234 8oGreatest
_._ Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
, Cincinnati Queen &; Crescent to Chattanooga P. F. WilSON SEEDS MAN amount issued in one risk.... $ SOO oo e
1. '. .- and } Southern K'y to Ever- Gross receipts, Premium 1895.......... 7425 66
: -" Florida ette,Florida.Central & Peninsular -
Limited. to ail Important Florida REMARKS. ,
f, Kansas City Fort Scott & We do not issue any Policies over two Hundred '
City Memphis Kansas dollars only on medical examination.From .
1 Jackso'TllleThro'and }Ito Birmingham, Southern Rey Preserve Moisture: by Cultivation. of buildings of them.large and January *3, 1894, to December 31, 1805.
: to Everette, Fla. Central many inclusive there have been 65 Policies expired by) '
Line Peninsular to all Fla. points. Just before a rain which broke one expensive while some of the small virtue of the death of the whom the
Louis to Jacksonville by into this towns like West Palm Beach, have Company has paid in death claims the sum of
of drouths I ,
Short Line to Du Quoin, our longest dug 'r,539.83. '
I. 'Holly Sp'ga 18t. Central to Holly Sp'gs, plat of ground where the gooseberries grown like a healthy,school boy. This Company has opened a branch office at
Tampa, Florida, under the management of .
& Birmingham Mr
Route. City Memphis ; .oj
. I to Birmingham,Sou. were, to find the condition of the .soil.1 Our readers know of the prosperous Geoge Neuner JAMES K. JOHNSON, i
J H' Everette and F. C.&P. condition of Secretary and Treasurer.
o ,to ; The top three fourths of an inch was Jacksonville the .

-":.- Sioux sonville.City Ill.&Chicago Cent. to to Holly Jack- dry and dusty. Just below this it was miles of new streets, fine business Correct. Attest: {;
.. Holly. Route' Sp'gs}mingham Sp'ga K.,C. M. &;'B. to Bir moist enough to pack into balls in the blocks, magnificent public buildings, TOHIT JOHN M. STEVENS..,
&u. it to Ever-
: y hands and continued hundreds of new residences and other -" WOOD,
about the sameto
l ette and the F. O. &; P. ]A-IIES.E. JOHNSOX *
Louisllle &Nashllle to River the depth of two feet. Below thisit wonderful changes-during: the past Directors. ,. .'.

New Orleans To }Junction.route with F.through C. & sleepersJacklo'dUe P. only became gradually more moist until l year. Of the future, Jacksonvilleneed STATE OP FLORIDA, I l .

Jacksonville.The between New. Orleans and 634 feet b,elow the surface. Where I have no fear.. County of Duval. \r

stopped digging the ground was From our exchanges and by special
F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in Before me personally came John L. Doggett,
. Florida running through the smeary. About two rods to one side, correspondence we have heard from John M. Steven, W. T. Wood and Tames E.
Tobacco Jteaions, in of Shafier's Colossal every part of the State and in nearly Johnson Directors of the Indu trial Insuranceand
Stock farming and Dairy Section, a plat raspberries Banking Company, of Florida
Peaen and Strawberry Land, that had been planted about eight every case the reports are cheering.- who,being duly Company that the troregoingstattment
of said correct.c. .
Orange Phosphate,Banana Belt.and. Pineapple Country-, years, I found the soil dry and crumblyas Journal of Commerce.If w. DACOSTA,

: Ha the darer Spring and deep as I dug-about four feet. ...... Notary Public.

The Great Hunting Other Country.FIne Scenery. The question is, What produced these the Florida Press Association has

Beaches the Noted fishing Ground different conditions of moisture? It "a fair shake" it will come out of the
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety .. Beginning of a Great Industry.We
kinks all An effort is
of soils in the State,and above all was the cultivation.-Farm: and Gar right. being .
made to build it and if those who
- Runs over the Central Rldgeland den. up, have the only seed In United States of
}. f Where It Is"High and Healthy. e are in favor of its existence will do true

Prosperous towns fill its route and It offers Prosperous Florida.. what they can in tts behalf there is no DALMATIAN INSECT POWDER PUNT
the best freight facilities for any produce to
: the Northern markets. The freeze of has not reason why it will not flourish. Itmust
. '- Send also for the best map of Florida (sent year ago
not however be used as the toolor Pyrethrum Cinncrariae Folium (not the poorer
r- free) and note the' towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELL.G.P.A. proved as disastrous as might have Persian Py. Ros. or Py. Alba.) One oz. for aooo
been expected. The freeze has as a convenience for any man or set plants. $1.50 post paid. Will mail you small
Jacksonville,Fla. of men.-Green Cove packet for 50 names of your neighbors (at your
some lessons that may be used to Spring. postoffice and of heads of families only.) will

: The Fla.;Cent. & Peninsular R. R. ouradvantage for all time. Manyof .I'. mail Seed them Catalogue and you also for 1896 our mailed manifictnt free tofu Southern ap.

Otters the orange growers have devoted their The citizens of Grand Ridge are plicants.: The HOWARD & WILLET DRUG
to ShippersThe
COMPANY Augusta,Ga.
Shortest and Quickest Route energies to raising otfiet crops, and greatly enthused over the assured location 1

soon recuperated in some instances of the sugar refinery there, and .

BETWEEN realizing more than would have been well they may be. Mr. A. L. Brock a

.FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN the case had the orange trees not been will run the sawmill that belonged to Sclentlflo African
:With Improved Ventilated Cars this com- killed. Vegetables have received the Grand Ridge Manufacturing Com- Agency fol'l '

'pany is better equipped than ever ever tohandle I much profitable consideration, while pany.-Walton County )Breeze.

I;., Insure close the Orange connections and Vegetable and prompt Cropland despatch tobacco, cotton and the cereals have ....... )'

, .to all) Eastern and Western Markets. helped to fill depleted, exchequers. The Newberry Miner takes a very y
.. Through cars to destination with.
out change or delay. Few localities send forth despondent hopeful view of the phosphate situation

Perishable freight followed by wire and reports, while the phosphate industry and says that the best informa- CAVEATS

shippers: advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junction is probably the only one that is utterly tion obtainable indicates only a temporary OC81QM TRADa I3A889

VUf claims for overcharges and'loss prompt-., depressed. shut down of only a few of the COPYBlQHTf PAT>,glBT etft" a
New manufacturing and financial plants. It adds further that while for ormadon and free Handbook write to
See that your goods are marked MUHX CO, Ml BAOACWAT Raw YOK&
via: F. C..& P. R. R. institutions have sprung up all over the prices are low there is a sufficient Oldest Eye,., bureau trat taken for securing pt.teDtilD tsnmtftt America.before

For information call on or address the un- the State, real. estate has been as active profit to miners to warrant them cane the poLUo by a notice givenJree of chaizt la the

'dC..'$..TAYLOR,TraT.A'gt Ocala.Fla.W as we could reasonably expect, tinning operations. 5dentific
\.B. TUCKER OeD.A'g't Orlando, Fla. and the,amount of building done has atuftieaut&rnd
, O. M.HOLDEN,Tray AVt'Leeaburg. F &
[ i W. R. FULLER Trav.A'g't,Tampa, Fla. been wonderful. Apalachicola has successfully ship worlL.dralatfoa&piQd1d1,of any JdnWIe paper) ) ID 1M

f.' i Or.N.. S. PENNINGTON. 'Jacksonville,Traffic Manager,Fla. Jacksonville and Tampa,among the ped oysters and fish to New York and IUD Iio .l4 wttholU WuiU' 'Wtetl No Jatelti:

;. W. H. PLBASANTS General Freight Atf largest towns, have erected hundreds St. Louis, says the Times. ear JUIOI1zJDOathi. w 11....f ou,.


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