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:
March 14, 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, MARCH 14, 1896. Whole :No. 1414 Vol.NEW VIII.SERIES No. 11. .t

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Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you ale getting. Know that
on TRIFOLIATA, you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer.

A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. THE POMONA NURSERIES .

arethe most Extensive in the State and ofter all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears :
Over 300 Varieties of .;. Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs,Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds,Satsuma and other Oranges and I
Lemons on both !
Fruits and Ornamentals. !
Peaches,Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes, Roses, etc. ,!
Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and. Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,etc 3

NO AGENTS. Catalogue for 1896. An Up-to-date Horticultural Hand-Book free on application. NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE.
Correspondence soUcited.'GLEN .
It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.
ST. MARY NURSERIES Write for Catalogue and any info mation wanted,

G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. __ Macclenny_ Fla. I I
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Order your supply now and make sure of it. PRICES: One pound by mail,40 cents;4 pounds, J
fi.5o. By express or freight not prepaid.25 cents per pound in quantities of less than 200 pounds; '
in 200 pound lots and above 20 cents per pound.
.' Seed free from 8tens.leaves and trash. By mail postpaid CAR5The
ROUGH BEGGARWEED.H. .2S cents per pound; 4 pounds,9S cents. By ezj ;1
press or frdgJit,not prepaid in any quantity;IS cents
per pound. Standard -
of Excellence.
[ Send' for Catalogue and Prices from First -Hands.

43 Send. for our Illustrated INTERLACHEN Catalogue. FLA. 5ourSIDHIG Ca P TEItSBURGVA.FHE .

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I will sell Fruit Trees this season to the planter at wholesale prices. Address BEST BEfHI"VE MADE IS THE I

Riverside Nurseries, Glen St. Mary, Fla. DOVE-TAILED HIVE.We .

Acknowledged superior to all other materials need manufacture them 8and ID-frame, of selected kiln-dried Yellow Pine, and ,
RAFFIA for'>lmil4r purposesSold by the pound. If you
J sell low
a figure.
never sawlt,get a sample and quotations.
FOR GRAFTS THOMAS N" &SONS,Germantown.Pi. de"Get our prices before sending North and paying heavy freight bills.
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E.E. CONVERSE, Manager. Ocala, Florida.

It y ey

I : ''."" ORANGE BUD WOOD ..

i We hare an Unusually Large and Fine.Stock of Hardy Palms,

.j Shrubbery, Trees,Vines and all Manner of Plants E CAN SUPPLY THIS MONTH 50,000 EYE-BUDS, TWO OF THE
t for House, Lawn or Orchard. best early and late varieties of Oranges known. Parson Brown, true to
W name, from the original tree, 75c. per 100; $6.00 per 1,000. !Hart' Late,
i M 60c. per 100; $5.00 per 1,000. First-class and true to .
Fruit Trees,Economic Plants.Ferns,Orchids, Bamboos Cactus Etc.,for every situation and name.jBgT
f\k- for every climate. Plants sent safely to aU parts of the World. We pack by mail and pay postage .ij Order at once, and be ready for spring budding. Cash must accompany
I at rates,'or send larger plants by express or freight. F-... order. AddressHASTINGS
, Star large catalogue illustrated and priced.
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Orange Tree, Fruit and Vine, Vegetable, Pineapple, Tobacco, &c.We .

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

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 | cultivate a less acreage and use only the best manures. You can make a goodnot

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

e 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

. 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. Mr. 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 :

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 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.



has had most wonderful success in Pennsylvania and Connecticut in producing Choice Wrappers that; "have brought exceptionally High Prices.
J6&" Write for a Tobacco Pamphlet.

Ammonia. Phosphric Acid. Potash.
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS Mapes' Tobacco Manure, Florida 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 l analysis of their. manures for the year

Fruit and Vine", u 39.00 1895 at the Florida Experiment Station :
Phos. Total Phos. Actd. Potash.
IItt H Ammonia Avail.
Vegetable, 40.00 Orange Tree. i . 4.67 7.46 11.22 3.81
Pineapple, H ." 38.00 Fruit and Vine . 3.04 7.06 9.55 11.47 '

"Tobacco, tt 38.00 Vegetable . . 5.91 7.84 10.22 5.68

JEir ALSO DEAL IN- J8@ For any further information, write


SULPHATE POTASH, _. __. __. Foot of Ocean Street,


"CHEAP" FERTILIZERS.Prof. [From New Enland Homestead, Dec.28, 1895'] of all three ingredients It is the concerns that : methods for determining approximately the relative
in that most availability of nitrogen,and on subsequent
have capital invested plants are
I likely to remain in thebusine; and are theones pages is given a report of the work done during
K. B. Voorhees, Director of the New Jer- : that in the long run are likely to look well to the past year on this point
State Station, in the "Rural New their reputation, for they have more at stake. "While various inferior agriculturally worth
sey Experiment Shyster concerns that manufacture all sorts of
of iu the market the
Another point that strengthens this caution is less forms nitrogen are
Yorker" June i, 1895, in an exposure of a so- materials, and put their goods on the market in that in most! States the analysts 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 i3 over. in dealing with firms which have an established -
farm- trade of old-established and reliable firms,are as reputation and in avoiding 'ch.-ap' goods
In the of fertilizers ir
: purchase any
says characteristic of the fertilizer trade as of other VALUATION OF }'Il TILIZ.nS. 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 Determine of of Leather. -
the Preparation
by the amount and quality of the plant food fur- get it officially analyzed at the Experiment Sta- They. Fail Established to Imputation the -1
oDds--- Ashasbeen provedabundantlybyexper'ment.leather
tions, and it appears in their reports, but the
nished,hence pay anexorbitant price per pound farmer does not know whether the concern is reliable Main Security to the l'ul ha"t'r.: ,whether in its untreated. state or steamed
for the constituents. A low price per ton does or not The Connecticut Station, in its an- [Extract from Annual Report of the Connecticut r toas ed, and pulverized, has 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
that in buying mixed fertilizers farmers must Johnson, Dirt&or), for Year 1395. Issued De- its uv in any form as an ingredient of commercial I
means an expensive one,for the legitimate expenses fertilizers without explicit printed certificateof
rely to a great extent on reliable dealers,and fays; cember, 1895 ] :
preparation, shipment and sale are pro- "The main security of purchasers of mixed fertilizers .These valuations,it must be remembered,are the fact snch certificate to be conspicuously ,
portionately much greater for low-grade than for is in dealing with firms which have an I based on the assumption that the nitro t'n,phos. mied to every package,' etc. 1;
high-grade goods. Farmers should remember, established reputation, and in avoiding 'cheap'goods phone acid and potash in each fertilizer are The materials on which the following analyses .J 1
first that nitrogen phosphoric acid and potashare ofiertd by irresponsible parties The readily available to farm crops Chemical examination were made were u-ed in vegetation experiments .
the only constituents of dirt Ct fertilizing value caution is certainly needtd,when more than one- can show petty conclusively! whether to be described on fallowing pages. 1
and mixttms c ntaining all of these in good third of the nitrogenous superphosphates sold in this is true in respect to pota-h. There i i.< less "4565 Ground leather,imixnted from 1gertlli-
forms cannot be secured for a low price per ton, Connecticut do not furnish, in all icsptctts,all certainty regarding phosphoric! acid wnilechem for use as a cheap 'ammo tiate in mixed 1
unless they are ccntained in very small amounts; the manufacturers claim for them. Out of seventy- ical examination, ait is u+ualh' made, qivea zers. The method of manufacture unknown.
and second, that the expenses of handling are six brands,twenty-one are below the manufacturers' I j little or no clue as to the availability of the It is a br..wnish black powder, in appearance
in of ingredient I of mixed goods. This Station resembling dried bood.: When pulverized it i
quite a*great for'makenight' as foi materialsof minimum guarantee respect one )organic nitrogen "
actual fertilizing value ,five in respect of two,and one in respect:1 has Teen for some.years engaged in a study of emits an odor of benzine. -Page ao. ;.


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DRIFT OF PLANTING. Grand Island-I, 300; 3, 100; 4, 2; Banking Bananas and Oranges. 'i i the pruning-knife, of the faith and
Farmer and FruitGrower.I I I works of him that was described in the
5, 40; 6, 3; 7, 75; 8, none; 9, 75 cents. little attention to
have paid very last issue of a Florida nurseryman'scatalogue
Estimates on Some Minor Farm Terra Ceia-i, 30; 2, o; 3, 0 ; 4, 2 ;
since the foreign "
growing bananas by whom the tree is trim-
Staples. o6o.Mclntosh..
5 ; product has been so abundant and med up, and then it is trimmed down ;
After the
orange crop passed away .- i, 400; 2,300; 3, 200 ; cheap in our markets, and of such an it's 'thinned out to let in the sun and

many ture and growers that turned branch to of vegetable cul- 4, 200; 5, 25o6; 40; 7,50; 8, boo; excellent quality. Fifteen or twenty I air' ; the top is opened up, for fear .
industry was 60 cents.
9, I used to raise a few hundred and often
temporarily overdone. This disturbedthe years ago I there are too many branches;
I. Lake City-i, 2,3,4 and 5, only for bunches every year, which sold when the tree has gone through this
conditions of
still further and it leaves today home use, none for shipment; 6 about readily in Jacksonville at a cent to a I whittling away of its life, I call it, thereis

well-informed, farmers in serious many same as last year; 7, probably 25 per cent and a half a finger. For several but little left of it. All it can do is
cent over last year; 9, men 75 cents, seasons following the severe freezes of to try and recover from this murderous .
doubt the best
as to to plant.
With a view to helping crops our readers in women and boys 25 to 50 cents. December, 1868 and 1870, I endeav- attack ; but before it gets back again

this juncture we sent out a number of QuincY-4, about 50 acres, 5, about ored to protect the stalks from frost, to full strength the operation is repeated -

return postals to our best-informed 500 acres; 6, about 4000 to 5000 acres; but as winter after winter passed with- and the man who is so anxiousto

contributors, asking them to give us 6, mostly short cotton planted here ; out serious cold, I became careless and raise oranges looks on his helpless _

their best estimate on various 9, 75 cents per day, So cents with let them take their chances. I recol- tree and wonders why it does not grow .
Their herewith board. lect at least two in which there was not better, and why he gets little or no
replies, given by no
frost to hurt the fruit a parti-- "
means constitute a crop report of Flor- Wildwood, 50; 2, 173, very sorry enough fruit.

ida.Ve aimed merely to get the drift ; 3,5; 4,20i5,3006!; ; 57;. 758; cle, and I shipped all winter. Usually After speaking of the trees' pumpingup
less of the late fruit
of planting, as a partial guide to any 1.000; 9, 75 cents. more or per- and the fact that all pumping is
first I tried the '
ished. At cutting
that may be still undecided. There is Wahneta-I, 1,500, good crop ; 2, exhaustive in proportion to the height

yet abundant time to supplement any 10; 7, none, roots on one side and laying down the reached, the substances it takes from

mistakes that may have been made, Mannville-9, 40 to 75 cents. stalks, butHhe plants were weakened, the soil in the liquid state, to the

and to avoid any overproduction that Groveswill generally be planted with and the production so seriously cur- branches and leaves, the writer goeson

may be threatened in any one agricul- cow peas) Kaffir corn and beggar- tailed that I gave it up. Then I tried to say : "Jf this is true, can we not

tural line by planting "catch crops." weed. There has not been a poundof banking, which, after all, is the only see that the lower the tree the easier

(See editorial on this subject). northern hay bought by the farmers practicable method. This might be the circulation of its sap, and also how
here this and with Kaffir corn difficult in a loose soil, but here in the its
Several of our correspondents de- season, essential it is that the tree have all

clared themselves unable as yet to fore- for our flour, meal and stock feed we flatwoods it was an easy matter to leaves, not only to draw up its food r

cast the drift of planting with much will be independent of the railroads. shovel up the sods and pile them I from the soil, but that it may drinkin rt
and the around the plant to the height of two I from the breezes and the t
certainty, they gave only "rough Lakeland-Calling a township by day
guesses," to which they did not care county around Lakeland with a radius or three feet, which always proved a soft dews by night its carbon and some. I

to have their names attached as au of six miles, I would give you the complete protection as far as it went. nitrogen, of which ninety per cent of
and if
thority. We have therefore given only following estimates : i, about 10 to 25; In the spring this much was frost the, stalk the tree is made."
had been
the names of localities. 2, 250; 3, 30 ; 4, 400 to 500 ; 5, none; sound Feeling that nature knew as well as
The circular sent out was as fol- 6, none; 7, none. The inquiry is sub- was cut off back to the part. any man how to build a tree, I withheld .

lows : mitted too early in the season for proper Of course, only the large stalks, nearly the murderous knife lest I, in

DEAR SIR: Will you kindly giveme and more accurate answers. 8, too ready to bloom,were thus treated, and I my ignorance of her mysteries, shouldmar
by return mail, your estimate of early in season for proper answer. could always depend on fruit to her wondrous handiwork. After

the acreage planted, or to be plantedthis Considerable corn will be planted in midsummer and ripen up before cutting back at setting two-thirds of

spring, in your township? Your the old frozen groves ; 9, 75 cents. frost. Most seasons frost was so back light the last year's growth, to compensate

prompt reply will help to make this 6 that they did not need cutting to for cutting off in digging the great .
Interlachen-4, 10; 5, 125; 5; the banking, but just topping a littleto
publication interesting and valuable. 8, probably 250 acres.; 9.75 cents to make The mass of fibrous or feeding roots, and
them more stocky.
I. Tomatoes, acres. $1.00.i: ;' aid the enfeebled tree in the process
Horse banana used to average 50 to
2. Cabbage, acres. Bushnell, 25; 4, 10; 5, 250; 7, fingers and Hart's Choice 75 to of elevating the sap, and heading the
3. Beans, acres. 75 trees low, I put an injunction on the
300; 8, 100 acres; 9, 65 cents. I found no difficulty in mak-
4. Irish potatoes, acres. Ellenton-I 2 80 20 125. pruning knife that was never raised
150; ; 3 ; 5 ing such bunches with a reasonable
5. Watermelons, acres. 6, acres.Keuka2. except to remove a limb where it in-
5; 5 of cultivation and
amount fertilizing
6. Tobacco, acres. i 125 between terfered with its neighbor, or other.
; 4 5; 5 anywhere about here on good flat-
7. Long cotton, acres. here and Interlachen; 6, about 20; 7, wise got in the way.
woods soil with clay bottom.I .
8. Orange groves planted in farm Can't tell, but considerable; 8, Don't from Now, for results. Several years,
the earth
crops this season, acres. know yet; 9. So cents to $1.00 am now removing and find when there were late killing frosts, my
Farm labor without board around my orange sprouts had fruit while I thanksto
9. per Clermont 2 10 neighbor no ,
1,200; ; 3 35; them generally in good condition, and
day. 4, 10; 5, 25; 6, 10; 7, 25; 8, 250 acres; the dormant buds fresh and leaf protection, had a partial if nota
REPLIES. 75 cents. green. full crop. As to the effect upon the
9 Some however complain of
. people, ,
Gainesville-6, 25 acres ; 7, 500 Fort Myers-i, 10, in Lee County serious loss from banking. :Mr. Hodges trees themselves, my trees that were

acres. about 200; 2, 5, in Lee County about that S. of Sat- healthy when set, and adapted to the
Henry ,
Winter Haven-I, 4,000 to 5,000 40; 3, 5, in Lee County about 25; 4, says suma banked his trees after the December soil and climate after more than thirty .
acres. 6, in Lee County about 100; 5, 8, in freeze of last winter, which years, having borne, in bearing sea-

Fort Meade-6, 100 acres. Lee County about 75; 6, 21, in Lee prevented them from being killed to sons, enormous crops of fruit, in no

-i, 500 acres; 2,400 acres; County about 30; 7, none; 8, 175 the ground in February, and they way inferior in size or quality to that
100 acres acres acres acres $1.25 to $1.50. produced on the much pruned trees .
3, ; 4, 250 ; 5 400 ; ; 9, sprouted out strongly a little
6, ISO acres; 7, 250 to 400 acres; 8 Archer-i, 80; 2, 100; 3, 45; 4, above the ground.very Last fall he banked of my neighbor, but rather the con-

500 acres; 9, 75 cents.Braidentown 10; 5, 200; 7, 500 ; 8, 5 acres, 9, them again and now reports that the trary, are perfectly healthy and vigorous -

-i, 7 to 10 acres; 2, 7 50 to 60 cents. Some crops may exceed bark of inside the bank is dead and that too, in spite of great

to 10 acres in my township; 3, not this estimate, as it is early in the and decaying.many It would i interest all neglect. While, in my neighbor's
much few small orchard, which was much better cared
acreage, patches; 4, 4 season yet. know if others have
to 5 acres; 5,12 to 15 acres in town- Fort Ogden-i, 15; 2, 5; 3, 4; 4, growers had such to experience.any for except in the matter of pruming,

ship, this applies to the whole of coun- 4J; 5, '3o; 6, 3; 7, none; 8, 100 acres; an : E. H. HART. it is doubtful whether there is a single

6 to if seed can be $1.00. perfectly sound tree.
ty; 15 20 acres, 9, Federal Point Fla. ;
sprouted; but little is up yet. Gov. Minneola, 35; 5, i; 8, 15 acres; >-H Soon after coming to Florida two

ernment seed a failure; 7, none; 8, i 9, $18 per month. Pruning Fruit Trees. years ago the first of last February,

very little if any; 9, $1.25. Haines City-i, 200 acres; all to- Editor Farmer and Irruit-Grower: Dr. B. brought home a small native

Eustis-i, 600; 2, 250 ; 3, 250; 4, matoes, we don't diversify; 9,75 cents. In Northern Illinois, about thirty- fig tree he had cut out of the top of a

200. These in all are only estimatesof DeLand, none for market. 4, five years ago, I planted an apple orchard cabbage palm tree about twenty feet .

crops in this vicinity. S, from 200 perhaps 50; 5, 25 to 50; 6, 10; 7, 5; of sixty trees. On adjoining: from the earth. It was about eighteen -

to 300 acres including all small patches 8, 100 acres; 9, 75 to 90 cents. land of the same kind but better sit- .! inches long, had no branches,

; 6, not any great quantity; 7, not ChipleY-4, 25; 5, 100; 6, 10; 7, uated for an orchard a neighbor put and not more .than two or three inchesof

any large quantity known as yet; 9, 500; 8, none; 9, $15 per month. out four hundred trees, part of them the roots were left on it. It wasI

75 cents to $1.00 This includes Waldo-4, 10; 5, 15; 6,5; 7, 1,000; out of the same lot of trees from which I I kept as a.curiosity, lying round in the

Grand Island and Umatilla. 8, all of them; 9, 75 cents. mine were taken. He was a knight of 1 sun, or hung up in our room for three



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


Ammonia 5 to 6 pcrjcent.
Available Phosphoric Acid 7 to S "
.. Actual Potash 4 to 5 "
KSF This Brand is made from the Purest Ammoniates, Superphosphates and Potash "aWe

keep constantly on hand a full Stock of SULPHATE AMMONIA, NITRATE SODA, DRIED BLOOD, BLOOD and BONE, GROUND 1

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



or four week It was finally taken |' quired to build up bud and branch Pinery.Edited porters or speculators for a number of
by one of our company and set in the and leaf and flower, and fruit and years.
; dry sand in front of our house. Soonit root itself. The cutting of a branch J. B. Beach,West Palm BeachFla. The Havana crop has been for
began growing and at the end of cannot possibly promote, but must years controlled by a few houses in
two years had a heavy top covered hinder root development. The de- Pineapples in New York. Havana, operating in connection with
with bright glossy dark green leaves. velopment of root and branch go Some of the finest pineapples grown houses in this city. The pines shipped
About a foot above the ground were hand in hand, and what hinders the anywhere in the world have been from Havana are usually under con-
the first branches eight or ten in number one, retards the other. So in the sent from the Indian River country to trol long before they reach maturity,
extending in a circle entirely higher analogy, "The leaves of the all our Northern markets. This fruit heavy advances being required from
round the body. Two feet above tree (of life) are for the healing has commanded good prices, has paid those who purchase them, and these
these was another circle of branches (health, life) of the nations." the producers splendidly and given advances are also made by these at
about eight in number and about eight Another important reason for head- the best satisfaction to the trade.. this end of the line-by receivers who
inches long. As the tree was designed ing trees low and making them as A few very large pineapples may be operate to a certain extent in conjunction
for shade it became necessaryto I stocky as possiblv, especially in these seen in this market during the spring with the shippers in Havana.
cut off these lower branches which 'light, sandy soils, is found in the and summer months, the bulk of The business is a perilous one at best,
was done, not close up to the body mense leverage the wind has im-I which come from Porto Rico, manyof and but poorly pays the speculator and
but leaving stubs four or five inches lofty treetop. After a heavy storm I these pines weighing from six to importer.
long; and as the tree had been set too have seen beautiful lime trees, with I I'I ten pounds, and some have been imported During the warm months of May,
near the path, it was carefully moved their heavy load of fruit, bent over that have weighed even more June and July, when pineapples arrive -
four or five feet, saving as much of 'I and almost lying on the ground. Of than this. Pineapple slips from in abundance, a delay of a few
the roots with the earth on them as course,such trees are more or less per- Porto Rico have been sent to Florida, hours in disposing of a cargo often
was possible. In removing the limbswe manently injured.All and during the last two or three years means a loss of thousands of dollars,
removed at least two-thirds of the thoughtful persons agree that quite a large quantity of those extra pineapples frequently depreciating in
leaves with the result that all the the effects of the direct rays of the sun large pines have been grown in that value from twenty-five to fifty per cent
other leaves immediately fell off, and upon our sandy soil are deleterious. State, exceeding in quality and perfection in twenty-four hours' time during the
the upper limbs,not the stubs of those How much more so must they be even the pineapples importedfrom heated period. The business, there-
cut off, withered and dried up, leavingof upon the bark of the tree when de- Porto Rico.A fore requires thorough experience and
the top, only the main shoot alive, nuded of its natural sun shade, the limited quantity of pineapplesare any amount of.hard work from those
and that in doubt for a long time as leaves. A tree with a green bark, like brought here from Jamaica, but engaged in it.
to whether it would live or die. I do the young Avocado when weak- the quantity, as compared with the To our inquiry as to whether or not
claim that the removal of the pear the of Cuba and the Bahama
not tree ened by removal, and stripped of its other sections we have named is very production -
had nothing to do with this result although natural protection,its leaves, will hangout small, an invoice of four hundred or Islands could not be brought to
in its first removal the entire five hundred barrels from Jamaica be- this market in better condition in
its signal of distress by turning
chopping off of all the roots, was followed black on the side exposed to the sun, ing considered a large invoice. Jamaica small steamers perfectly adapted to
by no such serious peril to the and this far enough to kill the is the home of the celebrated I the business and carryiug nothing but
life of the tree. may go "Ripley Pine," appreciated by all pineapples, in better shape than by
bark on that side, and prepare it for a
I do claim that life and leaf are nesting place for noxious insects.If who know this variety, but equallednow the way it has been shipped for a
but two forms of the same word; that by the "Egyptian Queen," raisedin number of years, Mr. Merritt said that
the life of plants is mainly in the the positions of this article are not Florida, which resembles the Rip- in his opinion the changed condition
well taken I shall be thankful to the
leaves thereof. While we may remove !ley very much. of the markets and the way of doing
these from most trees without editor, or some of his learned contrib- The Bahama crop was, for many things now, warranted the belief that
serious peril to the life of the tree, utors, who understand the science of years, controlled by a few houses in the Bahama crop could be brought I!
the leaf and the effects of frost and
provided we leave the buds to put this city and Baltimore, who either here in better shape and marketed to !
forth other leaves, if we take away shade and sun, if they will correct bought the crops out and out, or who better advantage if they were broughtin i
them. 0. F. L'AMOREAUX.
:. the possibility to replace them, just in advanced heavily on them and thus steamers chartered expressly for "
.. that proportion we.take away the life Estero, Lee County, Fla. secured from the growers consign the purpose and fitted with all necessary
of this fruit. It is custom ventilation. The pines could be
of the tree. As I view it, the leaves ments a
do not merely take in some substances The wholesale destruction of kingfish with the growers there to sell their put loose in bins in these vessels or
from the atmosphere, sending forth these days emphasizes the need 1 pines outright, when they can, to they could be brought in crates as
others which the tree must needs cast for a fish cannery for this point. To American importers or speculators many as were brought last season, and
forth, but these very offices show that see hundreds of fine king fish caughtby there, failing to do which they are certainly should reach the market in
they constitute the laboratory where the tourists, lying on wharves and 1 compelled to consign them to our much better condition than when
the crude substances taken in by the spoiling in the sun,seems like a crimi American markets to be sold for their shipped by the slow and uncertain
roots and by the leaves are changedand nal waste of one of the finest food products account. The business, as far as the method of sending along by sailing
converted into new and purified nature has supplied us.Tropical Bahama crop is concerned, has not vessel. With cable communicationopen
forms of substance such as are re- Suun. been a profitable one to growers, im- to the Bahamas, cargoes could

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Of planting a :Melon Crop for Market, I' 'j''i:;t
before writing me for full particulars as ;
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All Parties buying of me get full di-
rections how to grow and market your

crop. .
,FLA.,July 1st, 1895.
We certify that W. M. Girardeau weighed in our presence six of hi :
new "Triumph" Watermelons,their weights being 67,68,68, 70,71 and 76 iv
pounds. Total for the six melons,420 pounds. Send for Catalogue full of information as to :
T. M. PULESTON, Melons, Cantaloupes, Florida Corn, Giant Beg- -,

-, County Judge. gar Weed, Paper. Shell Pecans, etc., etc. .
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Clerk Circuit Court. '-V. M. GIRARDEAU, "
Mayor of Monticello. JVIontloello: IP'1a. GIANT BEGGAR WEED. _

easily be prepared to meet the arrivalof 1,000 pineapples given today for delivery Cuba, Sumatra, Borneo, Central Amer- the broth." Tobacco experts of Cuba,
steamers. The distance is such that on a given day a few months ica, and last but not least by any means, North Carolina, Kentucky and South I.
steamers could easily make the voyagein ahead can be filled with perfect fruit in Florida. Carolina, as well as of the Connecticut i

three or four days to this port. The prime condition. They never sell for Now, Mr. Editor, permit me to say Valley, have lost me thousands of dollars fi-
advantages of shipping by steamer less than four shillings,and average as that I have for the past ten years been and years of time. The Cuban is
would enable the fruit to mature more large as a boy's head. They are ship- conducting an experimental tobacco good in the barn and factory, but the
fully, making it better size for selling, ped in crates holding twenty-five pine- {farm (several of them) in Florida at I poorest of the lot in the field in Florida.A .
and making it much more desirable in apples.-Fruitman's Guide. good tomato or cabbage or cotton
my own charges, having never
every way, as a pineapple fully matured We omit the illustration; it simply able to obtain anything but promisesfrom grower is preferable to any of these"experts"
possesses far more value for its shows a thrifty pineapple bed under the Experiment Station of the of other States and climes,
various uses than immature fruit.It glass. Government to aid me in carrying for- for he's in no "rut" that you can't
was also the opinion of :Mr. :Mer- ward several very important experi- keep him out of. He knows only to
ritt that the crop of Havana pineap- Tobacco. ments as to different soils and types, obey instructions, and I have always
ples could be brought to this marketin etc., so much needed at this juncture.One succeeded with these novices and always -
steamers chartered particularly for Florida Tobacco. thing I have demonstratedthatthe I tailed with the foreign 'ex-
this business, and landed here in much Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: virgin alluvial soil produces the p erts."

better shape than when brought, as I have just read your interestingissue very highest possible type of leaf, especially I take pleasure in emphasizing Pro
they have been for years, in steamers of 29th ult., and as I claim to bea wrapper leaf, and that those fessor Massey's\ expression : "You want
loaded down frequently with sugar tobacco specialist, having made it a original alluvial properties may be not only to grow a good crop of to-
and other freights that generate an study for nearly fifty years in half a measurably restored to "old fields" by bacco, but a crop of good tobacco,"
immense amount of heat, making it dozen States (both plug and cigar leaf), the mechanical agency of leguminous and I am convinced that it cannot be
almost impossible to land cargoes in I always note with care whatever I : mulch, and the subsequent applicationof done without properly and liberally
anything except wretched condition. chance to see written on the subject.I the elements known to constitute fertilizing old lands, and even the average -
There are certainly big chances for have just read with much interest the alluvium-i. e., "virgin soil"hencethe new l land; and that all the for-
improvement in the way of handlingand article in your issue of February 29th formula which 1 was pleased to mulas for cigar leaf and plug leaf on
in the transportation of this fruit, from Professor Massey, of the North denominate"Intense Alluvium," main- the market contain the rank and objectionable -
which has now, during certain seasons Carolina Experimtnt Station, and in ly from vegetable sources, without any animal ingredients of the
of the year, become almost a necessity. the main I give it my hearty approval; animal- -matter-, such- as dried blood, dissolved slaughterhouse or blood-tank, or kain.
Pineapples, once looked upon as al- but having no experience in Florida, bone, fish scrap, etc., nor over it or muriate or chlorine and sodium,
most indigestible, are now recognizedas which is altogether unlike any other much nitrogen, which is known to and other deleterious ingredients, mili-
among the most healthful of fruits, State in climate and soil and environ- darken the leaf, and also that the to- tating against a free and solid burn,
possessing, as they do, the natural ments -and moreover having, no bacco plant is quite leguminous, sup without which cigar leaf is useless.
acid of the stomach, and being used doubt, experience only in plug leaf, as plying itself measurably from the at- The high duty on imported leaf keepsout
in many cases in a medicinal way. was once the case with myself, he does mosphere; nor an excess of phosphoricacid all except the very finest, with
New York is the great distributing not yet know the peculiar requirementsof which "fires" the green leaf; buta which it is Florida's prerogative to
point for the Havana crop, the pines cigar leaf-surely not in Florida, sufficiency of potash and magnesia, fully compete.Nor .
being sold upon arrival to jobbers and however well his formula for fertilizingthe eschewing always muriate, kainit, or can farmers who plant little or
brokers, and being shipped to all parts plant may suit North Carolina leaf- even crude nitrate, since they all con- much buy at retail and mix their own
of the country,as far west as Nebraska, if, indeed, cigar leaf can be grown in tain, as Professor Massey truly says, ingredients as cheaply as the well- .
' all up through Canada, down throughthe that climate at all. No doubt some of chloride of sodium. The chlorine and known, reliable and responsible houseof
South and far Nova the low of North Caro- sodium are both deleterious. Nor even Little Brothers
I as east as to sandy grounds Jacksonville, who .
Scotia. lina would produce a poor grade of the high-grade sulphate, the 50 percent are under bonds to use no adulterantsin
} The illustration on this page shows cigar leaf like the Miami, Hoosatonic, as it has been long ago demon- compounding the well-tried, satis-
t a pineapple bed in full bearing on St. Chemung or Connecticut Valley, the strated by the Connecticut Experiment factory and guaranteed brand, knownas
t Michael's Island, in the Azores. From average price of which will not be ten Station that the "double manure sul- "Intense Alluvium," containing ten
f this port, Ponta del Gada,are exported I cents per pound.Let phate" gives the best results,no doubton to twelve per cent. of potash, fifteenof
[ the finest specimens of artificially it not be forgotten that perfect account of the agreeable per cent- magnesia, and a sufficiency of nitro-
i I raised fruits in the world. They are cigar leaf must be grown in tropical or age of magnesia! it contains. gen (not from nitrate of soda,or bonesor
! raised on orders only, and the system semi-tropical climates, and that on Now, Mr. Editor, it is an old but blood), and phosphoric acid from
I is so well managed that an order for islands or peninsulas-for example, true proverb, "too many cooks spoil dissolved rock of highest grade, Peru- .

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Phosphoric Acid .
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We also have a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and
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Write Us for Prices before Buying. CORRESPONDENCE.' .

Insecticide Lime, $7.00 per Ton \ WESSON ss TOOM R, Jacksonville,

Seed Potatoes at Wholesale Prices.

vian guano and vegetable matter. This out, and this the reason is why Nunan Successful Water Melon Culture.

brand should sell at $45, as others of plants procured from one who a starter should be applied, say about
only Editor Farmer and
such costly ingredients and FruitGrower.The one hundred pounds per acre at the last
high them
percentage grows plants, give so little melon
water in
of potash, etc., do, but I have satisfaction. The should industry the harrowing before planting, also at the
grower grow South is a peculiar one; and each same time not less than four hundred
prevailed on to concede a royaltyto his own plants if
practicable and
see sees it increasing in volume andif
the frosted Florida farmer and that but year pounds per acre of sulphate of potash
put none
bearing plants are used the season is at all favorable the will far towards satisfacry
go making
it at $35 f. o. b., and guarantee its for stock. In patch of Nunan -
my water melon is
; crop one of the best crop. About a week before plant-
purity and satisfactory results. Only every plant is showing signs of fruit, the Southern
paying farmer
crops can ing time lay off the land in checks-
those who
buy by cargo or car-lots and and this is the result of that care.
have make, as being specially a cash crop eight feet each way is quite wide
improved machinery can compound Of other kinds Carmella
seems to and coming in at a time of the year enough-in these checks work abouta

this formula at $35 without be a good shipping berry, and belongsto between other crops such as the early shovelful of well-rotted stable ma
losing F. B. MOODIE.
money. class.
Every year new truck crops and the main farm nure and about of acid
crops, a pound phosphate -
Lake City, Fla., March 6, 1896. kinds
are brought out and of
some it fills the in
gap a very satisfactorymanner. that analyzes not less than
them are worthy of trial. Yet it is .
Strawberries in the Gulf Region. fourteen per cent of phosphoric acid.
t; Tropical Yam. quite bewildering to get hold of a cat- The question is often asked why is All this has to be well mixed with the

, alogue describing a hundred or more it that the Northern markets never soil in the hill and the hills left level
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower ,
Not and nearly" all described as "the very get< the extraordinary sweet and with the ground, because, as a rule,
a single shipment straw- best, "most "
productive, "very larg- luscious watermelons you find March is a very dry month here, andit
berries has been made and if "
yet we est and when
etc. these
are sent out I
the home
throughout markets of the the hills are raised above the level
have hard
will be no about more the frost April first by the different plant growers, the South? The reason of that is that they are apt to get too dry to sprout
beginning shipping who
planter over them can't but
the best
shipping melons and those the seed good and grow satisfactorily.My .
from here. The Stevens has
come to the conclusion that the
that will
ship satisfactorily to the reason for using stable manure at
shown the
most berries
ripe closely have Been got up regardless of North of inferior all is
followed by Michel's Early. Stevensis truth. are an quality. To that it helps to warm the soil in

get a good shipping melon it has to the hills and give the plant a good
again growing in favor it is
as a Of kinds tried and not much
grown have rind and thick send-off
a tough as well, towards a successful
very early berry and seems to stand in the South I crop-
yet Deman
and the real thin-rined bearer.
sugary, melon In this will observe
way you
more cold than any other sort. It is and Columbia worthy of trial. Rio, | will not ship to any distance; but it there is quite a heavy application of
somewhat particular as to soil and i
Woolverlon, Tennessee Prolific, and has been proved by demonstration but in
practical potash, being the sulphate it
wants the land rich in ammonia and I
giving nice
under the system in practice in Bradford fruit that by using potash liberally goes a long way to help sweeten the
are not profitable. The in the fertilization of the soil it sweetens melons and to preserve them from
County, Florida, covering with Haverland is of no earthly use to the
the melons and tends
to toughen and[ rotting or taking the blackhead, more
which is
straw be
practicedmore grower, nor is Warfield or harden the rind of the most thin and I particularly if it gets rainy weather
in this section
I have no doubt Beder Wood.
Parker Earle is said to tender varieties that there is before the
so a possibility crop is ready for market. I
it.will be a verry successful and profitable do well away from the coast, but i it 11; of being able to ship as far have tried kainit and muriate of pot

berry. will not even grow here. The Nunanis north as we choose even our very best ash, but find sulphate to be decidedlythe
Michel's Early is going to be still the
plantedmore of and
berry for the lower varieties of this crop. best. Kainit don't give such a
extensively here it is
as very South. In this latitude melons for and hard
shippingto tough rind, and melons
early, productive and large; and although The tropical yam (Dioscorea) con far away markets have to be plantedthe \ I grown with it are somewhat subject to
it is somewhat soft it will, tains quite a number of varieties
last week of February or first weekin blackhead. Muriate gives a tougher

if picked when fully grown, color up should be planted more extensively. March, and if a late frost in March and harder rind than kainit, but not
better in boxes than on the vine, be One kind, known as the Tahiti makesa
should come along after the plants are near so sweet or sugary as the sul
ing darker in color. Its size
large heart-shaped tuber that is very up, we have to cover them with sacksor phate gives. A great many growers
will always sell it in our local market. nice
; another makes large tubers i in paper. A double fold of a piece of t use cotton seed meal exclusively. This

Alabama and Bessie are still the the axils of the leaves which reach to held down little soil I do soils
newspaper, by a 11 may on some particularlywhere
leading berries grown here, and all 1 several pounds, and some like them.The .
the is
at edges, ample protection for there is lime in its composition,
along the Gulf coast. The Bessie is i
whole family is rich in starch and
quite a few degrees of frost. or if the previous crops had been well
even doing well in Texas. And is used
yet food in Japan and China I find watermelon
a crop does bestto dosed with potash,as it is very seldom
the old Nunan is holding its and I and the
own, Islands
and I intendto
: follow a root crop, such as potatoes that the crop that it is used for takes
when the soil suits it
them it
surpasses give more attention. either Irish or sweet; or to follow all the potash given it; and that is one 1-
all. For a time it looked as if it wouldbe
immediately a winter crop of turnips, extraordinary good point in the use of f
discarded for other
sorts. But Grand Bay, Ala., March 9,1896.Fuller's carrots or beets. The soil should be> potash, that it stays right there in the
recovered its lost
soon prestige. Unfortunately well-plowed and just in the best con soil waiting to be called up for some
it is
a great runner, and if earth has been discovered dition possible before planting. Wa- future crop. But if there is no potashin
is exercised
care not growing runners in Marion county-lands have beenoptioned termelons require but very little nitrogen the soil a crop of watermelons made

from bearing plants, the nonbearing and several individuals are for a fertilizer, as the vines draw with cotton seed meal will not ripen a

plants is take possession, and said to have made scoops of many I about all they want from the atmosphere. third of its bulk, the other two-thirds

the variety believed to have run thousands of dollars. A little cottom seed meal for I will rot before they get full grown.

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in growing watermelons to per- have a peculiar effect upon the plum I PROVE by the longest j jI
Poultry. experience (forty-
fection one has got to know the nature age of fowls, as does the fog of Lon- i.I pI1ROY'S five years) in growing >
of his soil, what it contains of ------------------------------------------------ don ? This question was suggestedby ANTS Strawberries.not for sale this 1i l
the three necessary elements, nitrogen, Edited by S. S. DeLANOY, Apopka Fla. the intense green sheen presentedin but given avray. 1i

phosphoric acid and potash, particu- at the South. the second prize Langshan hen. It particular Three numbers Send for of catalogue I'nnli/'n riving FruitJ.VronlVr I
larly potash, and whatever is deficientfor Poultry was the best I ever saw in my life. Fit EK to all applicants. Fifty centsa 1:
year. Address A. M. PURDY; Palmyra, N. Y. ;
the success of the crop has got to The well known poultry judge, I The fowl had a perfect comb and 3t-eow !
be added in the most available form K.. Felch, recently wrote to the would win anywhere. f

possible. On old land, rich in humus "American Poultry Journal Among Another question is presented : EGGS ,
and organic matter, potash sweetens other things he said: Does the soft, damp climate enlargethe I FROM BEST STRAINS i
the soil and the result is a sweeter Did it ever occur to you, my Northern comb of the Asiatics ? Is this the Barred P'ymouth Rock
product, let it be a watermelon or friend, that when you speak of cause of an aparently sectional defect? and for 13 Brown; 1.75 Leghorns for 26 ,Mi-SI

anything else. Our warm, sandy the South as a "new" field for poultry For it appears general in stock that is 'Juff norcas.Cochi Buff-s, Silver Leghorns Wy-

soils of the South being deficient in culture you are talking of a region southern raised. .. ..\...'ii mdotte'. Si.50 for 13;
lime and jich in saccharine matter, is where more fowls and eggs have been The Galveston exhibition was made I -g, $2.50 Early for Mitchell 26. Stnwvrry .
pre-eminently the home of luscious consumed at home in proportion to up of the purely practical breeds. (the earliest), 35
Plants; Free with each
and sweet fruit and vegetables of all its inhabitants than any other part of America has surely become a nationof silting Catalogutlfree.KKNNKSAW;

kinds.I the country? So far as raising, cook- practical fanciers. Exhibition stockin I'.ox 101. Marietta FARMS, Ga.NEW .
and ing and I eating poultry is of stocks and breeds raised --
find the longer I go on using guess, the sense
experimenting with potash of all concerned, many a negro mammy only for exhibition purposes, is very | | MAMMOTHPoultry
kinds the better I like it, and when I could give you pointers, my would-be rare in the south. The Brahma, the } Guide for 1890 Finest
hear I do that critic.It the Rock aad tht ( book ever published, contains nearly 100
(as ) people say Leghorn, Plymouth pages all printed in color,plans for best
"this potash craze," as they term it, must be admitted, however, that Wyandotte make up the display, as poultry all diseases houses,, and sure how remedies to make and i recipesfor \ultry
"is all nonsense," and that just as the South has been indifferent to they do the wealth produced by poul-- a 'and gardening par. Sent post laid for 15c.
John Banscher Jr. box 31 Fr Ill,
good crops were made before potashwas thoroughbred stock in the fowls of the try culture. This is a fact throughoutthe epoi t

ever heard of as there is with it, plantation. But since the war our country. Our shows are growingmore THE IMPROVED
I know for a fact that those people whole country has become more cos and more practical. These large
who speak thus have never properly mopolitan, and race nationality ideasare classes are educating the breeders
tested it or they would talk in a differ- breaking up. To see one large rapidly and stimulating them to greater

ent strainv Potash, as a fertilizer, has city and the modern buildings is to exertions to produce stock of finer Hatch"INCUBATOR- Ctlv'.t 03 Ly Steam.

come to stay, and in proof we find its see all cities of this latter day growth. quality. In no section of the countryis The Absolutely simplest self.regulatlnr., most reliable,
use yearly largely on the increase, and Chicago and Galveston may be termed this feeling growing faster than in Catalogue and cheapest first-class Hatchej
in a very few years the farmer and cellarless cities-the flat, wet regionsof the South. Scents. .EltTEli in the market<&CO.,Circulars Quincy,freetGEO. 111
fruit-grower who will not use potashin the country render this resemblance ---- ....11. -- -- -----
one shape or another will have to possible. These similarities are not Feeding for Eggs

take a back seat, as his products will conditions of latitude. Neither is A Leghorn hen, kept busy all day
be so much inferior that no one will poultry culture dependent upon con and properly fed, will lay steadily all
patronize him. ditions of latitude. There is todayas winter, and [ not long ago solved the
C. K. McQUARRIE. general an exchange of stock by problem of how to secure an abund-

DeFuniak Springs! Fla. sale among the people of all the ance of eggs, says Thos. F. Rigg in HATCH Chickens STEAM LI
--.......'- States as there is of any other kind of "Poultry Herald." I once had a pen )
Our plucky and enterprising towns- merchandise. The quality and sup of ten Rosecomb Brown Leghorns ,'I EXCElSIOR, Incubator
man, E. H. Mote, has just set out a ply depend upon the personal care which averaged seven eggs a day all 'I -- lug Siwiplt Thoniand Perfect In StlfBtyvlattj tocMUfbl-
3o-acre grove of .3,600 trees on To- given to the flocks. The South has winter. They were given warm and Circulars> freer operation....Lowe Botcher prlt'edJlnkl. made. .
mato Hill east of town on the land he its lovers of poultry, and those who roomy winter quarters, and I do not > Illus.Sead6o.tor Catalogue. 14 tolga GEO.8.6th II.St.STAIILt QuIinT.m.
bought at the L. B. Lee sale Febru- by their energy and devotion to the believe stepped upon snow more thana --

ary 8. The week after buying the cause are true enthusiasts. The Southern dozen times all winter. Every nightI "l1W-TO- DATE"3PAY
place Mote planted the entire tract of exhibitions are presenting sepci-- scattered corn, oats and wheat in
30 acres in watermelons and they are mens which score favorably with litter on the floor. At noon they were
doing finely. The vines will not in- modern exhibits. fed a warm meal of bran and shorts, HPS
terfere with the orange trees.-Lees- The South at this time is spending scalded and not sloppy. At night they .
burg Commercial. money freely for the best poultry that were given all the whole corn they bj J
OiologUti 00,000 UM" We uruU-S. Headquarter
Experience has shown that the can be procured. The dealers who would eat. Twice a week I gave them or IIpruy Pump., am jM-etiddeo, Catalogue Hnray"' .
Calendar and full Treatite ou i hpratiug.IrILEL.S :
creating of the state board of healthwas think that Southern buyers do not ground bone and scraps. Grit,.lime I 7 SPRAYING OUTFIT 50
a wise and proper thing to do. It know when they are cheated will find and charcoal were constantly before EXPRESS t
P. C. LEWIS IVtFC. CO., Cox: ,3 Catsklll, H.Y-,
was one of the most patriotic acts of themselves woefully mistaken. Northern them.

Governor Fleming's administration.This breeders must not for a moment Now, as to the result of this method,
talk about abolishing it is foolish- imagine that "anything will do for the I the fowls came off the roost hungry- WOVEN WIRE FENOEOver

ness. It is worse than that. It is South." they were compelled to go to work The best on Earth. UOJ'Fehfh.,
madness.-Quincy Herald. Some northern men say that "thingsare immediately; this they did with a ven- ..... Boll .strong You can Pig make and from Chickentight. 40

Judging from reports which we gath- slow down south," but that is a geance, searching for the grain be- .-:": toy 14'60 to rods 22c.per day a for Rod.from[
ered this week of from phrase which is safer to utter there neath the litter. If I had fed them a Illustrated Catalogue Free.
orange growers :: KITS ELMAN
different parts of the county, the in- than here, for southern fanciers are full feed of soft stuff early in the morning -M-_ tnidgeville, Indiana.
dications are that Lee county will pro- awake to the poultry industry. The I would have induced idleness for #ru.y, :.#- -

duce the largest crop of oranges in her business is making strides in this vast i a time. During the afternoon they -

history this season. They all report a region of which the southern breeders still worked on the litter, after a short : :
heavy bloom. Tropical News.A may well feel proud. The proressnow rest because of the noon feed. At night rWIUIIW'iivlUPuiWIU':1g ]
being made in thoroughbred they retired on full feed. I believe the
few tomato fields have mildew, or
poultry shows our southern friends to morning feed of soft, sloppy stuff g 21 STYLES. a
some fungus growth on the vines, which a BEST and CHEAPEST. i
be anything but "slow going." This causes more sickness in the poultry -
we think is caused by using blood and i Catalogue and full treatise on praying fruit |
statement applies as well to any other yard than all the whole grain ever did. and vegetable crops milled free. Addled S
bone cottonseed meal which while
going through a rotting while enterprise in which they are interested. This manner of feeding, if given llIlIumIUIIUUlUUIIIIIIIIIIIIUUUUIIIIIIIUIIIIIIUlUlllllllll e V/M. STAHL, QUINCY, ILL. |..
process Galvestion exhibition held will commend itself all
The December to
I thought, on
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In the field, will breed such things.- -- -- - -----
Bartow C.-I. 17 to 21, contained 600 birds, lines of common sense. It is the way one wanting eggs in winter I advise
which averaged in merit with those of in which to cause the Leghorn, and all the Leghorn fed in the manner I give
The Times-Union says, of the city show in the The small breeds all winter.In .
any country. quene to lay steadily above, and I have not any to sell
tax of $187,000, up to the end of Feb of the exhibit scored 96 points, and the cold Northwest, where eggs are either.
ruary $137,538.76 had been collected. the winners ranged in merit from 90 high in price during the fall and win- i .
This considered pretty good evidence points. A Light Brahma cockerel at ter months, the Leghorns, if thus fed, Ducks can stay in the water fo
of the prosperity of the city. 9454 points is a specimen not to be will prove to be the best of winter lay- hours or wade about in snow or slush

Mr. F. J. Cushing of Lynn, Mass., ashamed of in northern latitudes, and ers and the most profitable poultry.To without harm, and yet if kept on a wet
will set 700 new trees in his orange Brahma hens that go to 95 and pulletsto the breeders of Leghorns I say floor at night will contract rheumatismor

grove near Tampa. ; 9.134 are birds of which we feel push your breed as an all-year layer, leg weakness. Keep the floor of

.A good many growers will use proud. overcome the general impression that their house well littered with leaves,
printed wraps for their tomatoes. Does the moist warm air of the gulf they are summer layers only. To any I chaff, cut straw or short hay.


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The Auburndale correspondent to Beauty Helps.To = "ALL THE MAGAZINES IN ONE." ..= .

the Times Union reports that Mr. prevent the clogging of the

Martin, of Riverside, Cal., has pur- pores with dust and grime-a fruitful B THEREVIEWorREVIEW5 .1
chased from the South Florida railroad source of the undesirable "black

company twenty acres of land situated heads"-cleanse the face and neck 'ita
about one mile south of here and extending with Edited by ALBERT SHAW. )
thoroughly the oil
once a day of .
south. ije expects the arrival .
sweet almonds, rubbed on with the -
c4m, ? REVIEW OF
ot thirty families within onemonth's hand and then wiped off with a bit of nrEflGI1LIIs THE
= i,,, REVIEWS, as its FIVE
time who will settle upon this soft linen cambric. If when this is I O I MONTHS
land.-Bartow Courier Informant. : name implies, gives in U*>
done in the morning, for any further FOR ,feffi
form the best
Tobacco will mature in this sectionin I washing that is needed, wipe the face = that in the other $1.00. ,
sixty days from setting out the over with the following preparation: appears
plants. That is quick enough work great magazines all over A
FACE BATH. = the world,generally on the same date that they A
sure; as to its value, Mr. Forrest
One pint of rain water. Half an n on are published. With the recent extraordinary =
us ten pounds
gave =
ounce of tincture of benzoin. This '
-- increase of worthy periodicals, these careful
a prominent cigar manufacturer (e-
Philadelphia to make into and may be used several times a day and c_,' = reviews,summaries,and .
this manufacturer: told him he would, allowed to dry upon the face. It will = quotations, giving the ANNUAL .;=

whiten and refine the skin. = ... gist of periodical litersSUBSCRIPTION *
give one dollar for such to-
a pound .... -:- ..--=.- :
bacco if he could get it in quantities FOR SHINY SKIN. cam,, ture, are alone worth

large enough to make it an object.- Many\ women are troubled with a = the subscription price. $2.50. .=

Kissimmee Leader. shiny surface of the skin, and to con- Aside from these departments, the editorial

The Disston long since ceal it have recourse to face powders, cc and contributed features of the REVIEW OF REVIEWS are themselves

opened a route company for small steamboatsfrom but it can be permanently removed by = equal in extent to a magazine. The Editor's "Progress of the World" is ,

the Caloosahatchee river through the use of the following wash: an invaluable chronicle of the happenings of the thirty days just past, .
with pictures on every page of the men and
lakes Okeechobee FACE LOTION.
Tehopekaliga, etc.,
= women who have made the history of the month. THREE
to Kissimmee. Dredges are now con Wet the skin with a saturated solu ,
Th Library World : "We are RECENT
says deeply
tinuing the route northward throughthe tion of borax. Allow it to remain SAMPLES .
impressed from month to month with the value
Econlockhatchee river to the St. three minutes. Then wash it off with c4 ,
of the 'REVIEW OF REVIEWS,' which is cents.
Johns, so that tourists can some day soft water. A saturated solution, it a sort 25 A
'dof' Eiffel Tower for the of the whole '
travel by small inland steamers from may be said for the benefit of those survey
Jacksonville to Myers, a distance of who do not understand the term, is field of periodical literature. And yet it has a mind and voice of its
four hundred own, and speaks out with decision and sense on all public topics of
over ( miles.ManateeRiver : made by adding as much borax to wa =
Journal. ter as will dissolve in it. Then pour the hour. It is a singular combination of the monthly magazine and '*ic4

:Major G. P. Healey has returnedto into a bottle. i the daily newspaper. It is daily in its freshness; =
c4it is monthly in its method. It is the world '
Jaffery from Georgia, where he has TO REMOVE WRINKLES.A cd2 Agents find it
the few months and is under a field glass.
spent past now the Host
devoting his time and to reha- preparation which aids massagein = Sold on all News Stands. Single Copy 35 cent
energy Profitableriagazine. 5
the removal deep lines, is made
bilitating his which *REVIEW
orange grove, a one-half of 01 .
by dissolving teaspoonful
year and a half since was one of the alum in 13 Astor Place, New York.
pulverized one tablespoonfulof
finest in the
that he will not in the The future major allow says his two rose water, beaten with the whitesof ( ((((( ((J ((((( ((( I

trees to grow high, but intends to keep eggs.
them so that all the fruit be TO REMOVE FRECKLES.A .
may be adapted to individual needs. It hard roller
; may a made by wrapping a
without harmless for
picked ladders. DeLand perfectly remedy
is also as a sin to allow child small
great a to piece of hardwood in flannel.
News. these blemishes, and one which is usu-
take on too much flesh as it is not to This makes them look smooth and is
The of DeLand effectual is saturated solution of ,
city at has the ally a
train the body to take it on in the right far better than ironing.
of cattle borax in five six
impounding arranged very rose Apply or
place and wise exercise and diet
with the times and let it the skin. ; .-*-
satisfactorily cattle owners. a day, dry on
regulate both evils. The time is for-
When cattle found OF OF ,
are running at FOR MUDDY COMPLEXION. tunately, fast approaching when a Lucas County. }u.

large and are driven into the pound Into one pint of rain water put one mother must feel it a disgrace not to FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he

they are redeemed by the butchers in wine glassful of fresh lemon juice. Adda know how to do this, and recognize it is the senior partner of the firm of F. J.
DeLand, who are the representativesof CHENEY & Co., doing business in the city
little rose water to perfume the mix- as of the first importance to acquirethe
the of Toledo county and State aforesaid .
cattlemen, and the only fees ,
for ture, and keep it in a tightly corked knowledge necessary to secure the and that said firm will pay the sum of
charged: are defraying the expenseof bottle. Apply several times a day witha physical perfection of her children.- QNE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each

impounding. The city makes piece of soft linen, allowing it to From "Health by Correct Living," in and every case of Catarrh that cannot be
nothing out of this, of course, but the dry in. Demorest's :Magazine for March.\ : cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH
cattlemen are out very little. The CUBE. FRANK J. CHENEY.
cows are driven from the city limitsas BATH POWDER. --a-. Sworn to before me and subscribed in

soon as redeemed, and the new For those who invaiiably use pow- Washing Silk Stockings.Silk my presence this 6th day of December

plan works to the satisfaction of all der after bathing, the following is an stockings ought to be dried A. D.-1886. A. GLEASON

parties.-DeLand News.It excellent preparation: Mix three partsof within doors. The best way to wash [-SEAL.] I.T Public.Hall's .

begins to appear that we have fine starch with one of orris root. If these stockings is to make a strong Catarrh Cure is taken internallyand

been unfortunate in the tobacco busi-- this is sifted through the bolting clothit lather of borax, soap and lukewarm acts directly on the blood and mu-
will be beautifully fine and soft. cous surfaces of the system. Send for
the seed distributed
ness. two- water. Wash the foot of the stocking testimonials, free.F. .
thirds came direct from Consul Gen- with hand.
thoroughly the Then lay J. CHENEY &; CO.,
eral Williams at Havana, and the bal. Physical Development for Girls. the stocking on a board and scrub it *-Sold by Druggists 75c Toledo 0.

ance from the state and the railroad The mother's responsibility for the thoroughly with a piece of white .
land agents; probably the whole lot in I physical well-being of her family does : flannel, rubbing it with the flannel

fact, came indirectly from the same not stop, however, with the provisionof i and lather of soap. If the stockingsare SOUP. f:

source at Havana. Judging from the furnishing food. If there are girlsin black or dark in color, put a tea- For the soup cook one quarter cup- j

many persons whose Havana seed did the family, the same care must be spoonful of ox gall in the lather used ful each of carrot, onion and celery

not come up and not having heard given to their physical developmentthat to wash them. When they a e washed cut in cubes, one pepper chopped fine,

from any whose seed did come up, is considered necessary for the rinse them thoroughly in three waters. one small apple, sliced, and one cup-

we are obliged to arrive at the con- boys. There will be no flatchestedwomen Blue the last water if the stockings are ful raw chicken cut in dice, in one

clusion that the whole lot was defect when common sense regulatesthe pearl, white or black, but not for deli quarter cupful butter until slightly

ive. Some Sumatra seed (which will daily life of growing girls. Thereis cate-colored silk. Dry the stockingsindoors brown. Add three tablespoonfuls flour,

certainly come up) still remains andis fortunately, so widespread an inter- by pinning them wrong side one half teaspoonful curry powder,

at the command of those who are est in physical culture, nowadays, that outward on a sheet before the fire. one blade mace,two cloves, a sprig of

still interested in finding out if our few girls have to be urged to take the When they are half dry turn them, parsley, five cupfuls veal stock, one

land will produce a good tobacco.- needed exercise; but judgment and intelligence put them on the ironing blanket and cupful tomato, and simmer one hour.

Manatee River Journal. should direct this so that it rub them the direction of the nap with Strain, reserve the chicken, and.rub.

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1896.. THE FLOKIDA FARMER AND PRUIT-c,... $owxi 169 _

;$the vegetables through a sieve. Add Baste the bananas with this- several An inventor in California has perfected Trolley Cars and Pills.

the chicken dice to the strained soup, times, and bake for twenty minutes a machine for making fruit

season with salt and pepper, and serve setting the dish on the center grate. cans which can be operated by a child From the Evening News Newark, N. J.
Mrs. Anna Burns of 338 Plane Street
with boiled rice. CHOCOLATE ,
PREPARED and which is
.. according to accounts, Newark N. J. is brunette
a decidedly pretty -
."- To obtain the veal stock, boil a by melting one and one-half squares very effective. Sheets of tin are fed twenty-six: years old, tall, and a
If'"' knuckle of veal, allowing a pint of ot 1 Baker's chocolate. Add two table- into the machine at one side and sixty pleasant conversationalist. On the ground

'water to a pound of meat. Any white spoonfuls of sugar and a few grainsof four cans of any given size are turned floor of her residence she conducts a well

stock could be used for the soup, and salt. Add gradually one cupful of out every minute at the other. All ordered candy store. When our reporter
: half of boiling water and boil for one minute. the visited her store, she in response to a
:,one- a teaspoonful or more joining of the seams and soldering
; question told him
jeppercorns may be substituted for Add it to three cupfuls of scalded are done by the machine, and a Cali--! "Until about two a very months interesting ago," she

it'llie green pepper. milk. Beat with a Dover beater for fornia dispatch says that a few of themin gan. "I enjoyed the very best of health

RICE TO BE BOILED two minutes. Serve with whippedcream one factory would be able to supply and could work night and day if necessary. -

sweetened with sugar and all the cans used on the Pacific Suddenly, and without any apparent
i= should be put into boiling water allowing cause, I
flavored with vanilla : began: to suffer intense pains in
allowing one- coast for fruit and fish
two quarts to one cup of rice hand alf vegetables at my head, in my limbs and temples. Al-
a tablespoonful of salt. Boil teaspoonful of the extract and one-tenth of the present cost.-Gar- most distracted with this seemingly never
"s" one-third of a cup of powdered den and Forest. ending: I tried
... "rapidly, drain in a colander,and rinse sugarto { pain cure after cure,
a of cream.A prescription after
cup prescription and almost
hot 4. ---
it. Set
by pouring water through
BAVARIAN CREAM. a gallon of medicine of all kinds. Noth-
the rice back on the stove, put on the The cream was served with lemon The best balanced ration for a cow ing did me any good. In fact I became
cover and let it steam for few is worse. The knuckles of hands
a jelly cut in cakes moulded in the one she best relishes.So my soon
or fancy became
minutes. cramped and the in
shapes. soon as confidence is restored in pain my
became more and more distressing each
VEAL BIRDS. For cream heat one can grated pineapple the country, farmers will have good day. Business' in the store had to be at-

Have veal cut from the leg in very ; add one-third cupful of sugar markets for all their products. If nobody tended to, however, and so I was obliged

thin slices. Trim in pieces two inches and one-half box of gelatine soaked in had gone hungry in the United suffering as I was, to keep more or less

wide by four inches long. Chop the one-half of States, wheat would not have gone on my feet and occasionally I was forced
cupful cold water 20 min to out. This the
go was ordeal I dreaded.
trimmings fine and add half much down to cents a bushel.
as utes. Stir until it thickens slightlyand 50 Each time I went out I trembled when I
cracker crumbs. Season highly with carefully fold in the whip from More corn, more pork, more hay, came: near the car tracks for my pain at

salt, pepper, celery salt, cayenne, a three cupfuls of cream. Use two level more beef, more butter. More poultry times was so severe that I was obliged to

few drops each of lemon and onion tablespoonfuls of the granulated gelatine more eggs. The South should stand perfectly still no matter where I .

juice\ and stock to moisten, with suffi instead of the half box.-Our export beef and pork, butter and this was.way On while one occasion I was crossing I was the seized trackson in

cient egg to hold the mixture together. Grange Home. eggs. Market street and there I stood per-
Add melted butter or chopped fat salt
fectly rigid, unuable to move hand or
pork to enrich the whole. Spread the foot while a trolley car came thundering
meat with this mixture, roll,and fasten HONEST CITIZEN OF FLORIDA. LAWS OF FLORIDA. along. Fortunately it was stopped before

with skewers. Season with salt and it struck me, but the dread of it all lastedas
long as for I
pain knew
my never
pepper,roll in !flour,and fry to a golden when crossing the tracks, whether I

brown in butter. Finish cooking by would not drop to the ground in my

placing the birds in a stew pan, adding agony and be crushed to death. My anxiety

cream to nearly cover, and allowing to get well grew apace and I had
them to remain thirty minutes. ( about given: up in despair when I saw in
T1s .A' the Evening News one day an advertise-
Remove the skewers, and arrange on .. fii q ment of Dr. 'Villiams' Pink Pills. Here
pieces of toast or zephyrettes. Strain was something I hadn't tried before and

the cream remaining in the pan, and ." r 1 o I lost no.time in getting to the nearest
pour around or serve with a thin white drug store. There I paid fifty cents for
sauce. Chicken stock could be used .",4",,.. a'box: of these truly wonderful, health re-
o :
storing pills. Before I had finished tak-
inetead of cream. ing half of the pills I began to feel re

COLD POTATOES AND CHEESE \ .j lieved; the pains in my hips gradually
disappeared and for the first time in
seems at first a curious combination .
many days, I felt as if there was some
but they may be made to form an appetizing hope. I continued to take the pills and

dish. Season one pint cold the more I took, the better I felt. I fin

boiled potatoes cut in one-haif inch ished one box, got another and now hay
ing taken only a few of the second fifty
dice, with salt and Add one
pepper. I r O cents worth, I am free from all pain andas
and one quarter cupfuls white sauce, happy as the day i iff long. Since I be-
sprinkled with grated cheese, cover I should think that old razorback coat of gan to take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills I
yours was getting pretty well worn out. You I Well, I have about half a notion to try ft,
with buttered cracker crumbs, and had better try this new one. have gained thirty pounds and now whenI
cook until the crumbs are brown, cross the car tracks I don't care if there
then name it "Delmonico." THIS MEANS BUSINESS. The-- concensus of opinion- seemedto is a dozen vehicles nearby. It is a greatrelief

be that swine should be kept under 1 assure you, and suffering human
Oysters are not commonly servedin ity has a never failing friend in Dr. Wil .
sandwiches, but Miss Farmer Important fleeting at Eustls. the control of the owner, and that the liams' Pink Pills for Pale People. I know

EVOLVED A NEW SANDWICHin earnest support of all persons present, what I am talking about. I speak from
of whatever political belief, would be experience."

this way: Clean one quart of se- In response to the call for a meetingto given to the representatives to the next Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a

lected oysters, dry between towels, discuss the question "Shall Swinebe Legislature who would sustain these condensed form, all the elements necessary
in batter in fat and to give new life and richness to the
dip fry deep
Allowed to Run Free Commoners in views.A blood and restore shattered
nerves. Theyare

drain. Arrange two oysters on a Lake County," about forty represen- communication was received from also a specific for troubles peculiar to

lettuce leaf and serve between thin tatives from different precincts in the \V. H. Hoffman, of Astor, stating that females, such as suppressions, irregularities
slices of bread slightly buttered. For and all forms of weakness.
county met in Clifford's Hall, Eustis, the movement met with the approvalof They
the batter beat two until stiff. build up the blood, and restore the glow
eggs 8 at o'clocka.
on Saturday, February 11 the majority of citizens in his
Add one teaspoonful of salt and a few of health to pale and sallow cheeks. In
and that if the matter were sub men they effect a radical cure in all cases
grains of pepper. Add one cupful of m.On motion, Major A. C. Richardswas mitted to a vote the result would be in i arising from mental worry, overwork, or
bread flour, and milk enough to makea excesses of whatever nature. Pink Pills
unanimously elected chairman,andJ. favor of swine being kept under the
thin batter or about three quartersof are sold in boxes (never in loose bulk) at
:M. Smith The chairman control of the
a ,secretary. owner. 50 cents a box, or six boxes for $2.50,and
If cup.butter is too hard and cold stated the purpose of the meeting, and, On motion, it was resolved to forma may be had of all druggists, or direct bymail
by request, the roll of precincts was permanent organization under the from Dr. Williams' Medicine Company
working it a few minute with a .called. Owing to the shortness of no- title of "The Fruit and Vegetable Schenectady, N. Y.
wooden will make it
spoon easier to tice it was found that the different pre- Growers' Protective Association of f 4
Lettuce should be
spread. washed cincts were not as well represented as Lake County." Stable manure, dried cow pea vines
free from
carefully cold, and crisp. One of water the and had been expected.The A committee was then appointed to and roots, beggar weeds and clover
question for which the meetinghad draft a suitable constitution and by swarm with microbes that draw nitrogen

SIMPLEST WAYS TO COOK BANANASis. been called was then taken up, laws to be submitted at the next meet from the air, and plants thrive on

' .to remove the skin from six, cut in and able remarks pertinent thereto ing.The nitrogen. Does the farmer see the _

halves lengthwise, and arrange on a were made by J. C. Russ of Victoria, meeting then adjourned to meetat point? Then let him see that his soilis

platter. :Mix one teaspoonful of butter Captain Hines of :Messina,J. H. Bram- Eustis, Saturday, February 22, at 2 filled with this humus before he puts

4 melted, with three tablespoonfulsof hall of Seneca, 'V m. H. Miller and o'clock p. m. J. M. SMITH, Secre in a crop of corn, oats, rye or po

sugar and the juice of one lemon. Dr. Brown of Eustis, and others. tary. -Southern Ruralist. tatoes.







Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower Sorghum is an excellent crop for per the comparative values of bright It seems almost incredible that tree r

feeding green to cows and pigs; it will and dark cottonseed meal for feed, and fifty years old and over a foot i ir '

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main produce twice as much forage to the greatly oblige. ameter should be frozen clear tu th'

Street,Jacksonville. Fla. acre as corn and its higher content of Archer, :Fla. roots in one night, leaving not a sic-

saccharine matter renders it more I All our documents at hand confine or branch alive, but such is the case

TEEMS OF" SUBSCRIPTION nourishing. Teosinte is even more themselves to valuations as fertilizer. All over the State, except in som '

For One Year .......II........II....II..II..'2.00 productive than sorghum, it maybecut i The :Massachusetts station gives the I isolated islands or down in some ;w
For Six Months........................ ..... 1.00 on the west coast in Manate. ,"
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00SgTSubscriptions repeatedly through the summer bright meal : Nitrogen, 6.66 ; potash, I groves
in all cases cash in and will yield an astonishing amountof 1.62 ; phosphoric acid, 1.95. Dark county below Tampa, there is but one

advance. No discount allowed on one's forage. It is a weak grower for meal is as follows : Nitrogen, 3.59; story to tell-dead trees, worthies .

own subscription(except in a club), but to I the first two or three weeks, but after potash, 1.2 j phosphoric acid, 2.09. sand fields growing to weeds, ruinec '

all be allowed agents a on liberal all subscriptions cash commission obtained will i that comes on rapidly. All these The former State chemist, Prcf. N. homes, blasted hopes, despondency,

by them. Write for terms. forage crops, even millet, if cut perfectly Robinson, gives the bright an average destruction. I talked with men who

To every new subscriber we will send, green and succulent, may be fed value of $5.69 per ton greater than the two years ago were worth thousandsand

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- to pigs with advantage; there is no dark meal. who now are glad to get work at

. ing in Florida." For two new subscribers cheaper way to make pork. a dollar a day to support their faint. '

at $2.00 each, we will send, The clean, sandy soil of Florida is A Californian in Florida.W. lies. The stories one hears are'heart
postpaid, a copy Moore's "Orange
Culture." Favorable to the production of beansas C. Mellick of the "Lancaster rending indeed. They are trying to

Rates of advertising on application. a dry crop, if the land is moder-I Gazette" was one of the delegates to the raise a little corn, peas, vegetables and I

Remittances should be made by check, ately well fertilized. National Editorial Association which hay to live on, but the conditions are

postal note money order or registered generally unfavorable.By .
letter to order of The Boston pea bean or navy beanis met in Florida last month. He writes from the

an excellent to for home "The Press" the following inter- a note Jacksonville
crop grow very
consumption. The planting shouldbe esting statement ol the present situa- leading newspaper .'
Jacksonville Fla. in Florida I introduced
was to
timed so as to throw the harvesting tion there :
: Turner of the Florida
in the dry weather after the rainy sea "To the capitalists or overworked Major secretary
. Fruit Exchange, an organization composed -
son. rich business men from the North,
of the fruit of the State
-......-- who wish to escape, for a month or growers. ,
who market their fruit
on co-operative
of Planting; Banking Bananas and Queries and Replies. two, the rigors of a Northern winter,

Oranges; Pruning Fruit Trees........... 163 Florida offers attractive inducements. principles. This exchange handled

PINERY-Pineapples in New york.......... 164 TYING UP ORANGE SPROUTS. There are magnificent hotels supply- 65 per cent of the fruit of the State

TOBACCO-Fertilizers for Florida Tobacco.... two He was frank in
165 Will you kindly tell me through the ing luxury the palate de- years ago. very
Strawberries in the Gulf Region; Tropical every may talking about the details of the busi-
medium of valuable whatis
your paper sire the love of wish the live-
or ease
Yam ; Successful Watermelon Culture.... 166 ;
He the did
the best material for tying ness. says exchange not
POULTRY Poultry at the South; Feeding for up orange oaks, festooned with tons of moss; the

Eggs.............. ....................... 167 sprouts to stakes. Candle wick is used palm and palmetto, alternating with handle a box this year, as the State'sproduction

STATE NEWS...... ..... ...................... 168 by many budders, but in this case I cypress jungle; crane and pelican was not equal to its own

OUR RURAL HOME-Beauty Helps; Physical thing it would be liable to chafe in two stalking the web-footed tribes demand. Major Turner thought that
Development for Girls; Washing Silk among ; perhaps next there might be
in the constant motion caused the year
Stockings; A Full Menu ... ............. 168 by the complete change from snow banksto boxes but he
wind. 200,000 produced,
This Means Business (cartoon-Razorback such a tropic scene is indeed pleasant .

Legislation).......................... ..... 169/ Sharpes, Fla.Unbleached for a short time. Then the winter never expected to see more than a
EDITORIAL-Catch Crops; Queries and Replies muslin, a yard wide climate of Florida is half crop in Florida in the next de

; A Californian in Florida ........... 170 and costing five cents a yards, wouldbe delightfulfullyas cade. Lemons had never been a success
...... .. good as that of Southern California,
Markets; Business Notices ...... 171 the and of inferior lemons
strongest and cheapest material 100,000
with the added that thereare
Hay-Growing yi the South Another Method advantage
; is all that the did
Tear it into strips a half inch wide. ever produce.
of Planting Irish Potatoes in Sand.... 172 not so many degrees of temperature
Farm Talks; The Cassabanana; Keep Stir- Raffia is the best material for tying difference between night and dayas Where the orange trees sprouted up

ring Them. Up......................... .... 173 buds, but we could not say how it i there are in Southern California.As from the roots they will be budded,
Discovering Where We Are At Roses The cultivated and fertilized this
; .would answer in this instance. Write year,
Frosts of 18gq-'S........................... 174 a resort for a couple of monthsin though they were entirely neglectedlast
for samples to :Messrs. Meehan &Sons, the winter Florida has this advantage
Making Paper by Electricity;Sempervirens 176
season. The Northern citrus district
whose advertisement in this
4 appears. over California: The businessmen
will never be planted again. It
from the cities of the East
Weather in Jacksonville. large
STRAWBERRY RUST. is indeed s; d to see the suffering and
can slip down there with
only onenight's
Week Ending March 9, ISg6.s to see: those! great bl.ick dead trees
Would you please give me some in- ride, and in t\venty-four hourscan
standing ('n the white sand of the
formation in regard to rust on straw get their New York Washing
a io a aDATE. once beautiful as emblems of
; = grove
M S berry plants. I have several acres on ton or mail and thus be i inconstant
= := u 0 a0 i-; papers
A III << 1M how fearful was the breath of death
CIO CIO ,a a low, flatwoods land. The plants contact with their business.
it the land 8th
- as blighted February
March 3 ....... 52 S9 745024- 62 grew well from the start and are now So Florida will always be a great win ,

March 4........ 52 55 64 SO 14 57 .00 as large as the crown of a man's hat ter resort.. Her climate is all right, 1895.Harriet
March S........ 53 60 68 48 20 58 .00 Beecher Stowe's Southern
Much 6........ 64 74 83 58 25 70 .co I used 1,500 pounds of high grade fer and with her magnificent hotels she
3' March 7 ... .... 64 65 79 62 17 70.1March country home on the St. John's River,
4 tilizer and like
a amount of hardwood rakes in $800,000 from her
8........ a year
SO 55 1 9 57 .00 like another that I saw ten
March 9........ ,SO 61 73 48 2S 6oMean. .00 ashes to the acre. Plants are full o f tourists. Indeed, a son of Erin at many
embowered in and
........ -5S -6I -72 -52 -20 -6z a fruit and bloom but a number of them Tampa spoke the truth when he said, years is ago to house green amid
day decaying
gold, a
are dying. Is it the fertilizer or land "The climate of Florida is worth
Total rainfall. dead brush. Though sad it is still a
T Trace. or something else ? Any information i $1,000 per acre, while the land is not ,
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. will be worth a- !I" fact that California has no longer a

., appreciated.S. competitor in Florida, and if an unwise -
",. Lakeland Fla. As to oranges, the condition o f tariff law had not lowered protection

Catch Crops. Florida is lamentable indeed. I had I the fruit growers of California
If applied the fertilizer all
The estimates you a I' no idea it was so bad as it is. In December would be receiving top notch prices
sent in by our cor once and early in the season, that i is
.. show that I 1894, a cold wave froze their for their superior fruit to day.-Rivar-
respondents there is no probably the cause. The plants haveeaten

danger of over planting of tobacco or it up and want more. But you entire crop of over 5,000,000 boxesof side Press.
This hard stroke The above shows that the California
was a
oranges. ,
long.staple cotton. Farmers may do not state whether you applied it i in
but was nothing compared to tha estimate of the expenditures of the tourist
plant either of these yet with confidence this manner or not. Rust and red
which was to follow, for it was only r in Florida is rather slender. The
though it is rather late for to leaves indicate a letting down of vital
the work and accumulations of oneyear sum of $800,000 divided among 80-
bacco in the extreme South unless ity from some cause. Plants whichare

plants can be procured.We pushed and then allowed to suffera destroyed. During January therewas 000 tourists would give only $10 to

check from the unusually warm weather, and the each to expend in the State. It is
application of the
have always contended and do off the trees recovered from the freeze, the true there are some who dine, like the
mulching cutting sunshine from
yet-and a few recent experimentsconfirm the ground, from the cessation of fertilizing sap was up flush and strong, the leave Harvard professor, on "one lone fish

our view-that sweet potatoes, from cold were pushing out and the bloom was ball" or who carry to the restaurant
raw weather or
grown smooth, bright and shapelyand on when the real blast of death to thorange e a loaf of bread and, with the addition
other like
cause, are more liable trust
not too large, can be ship than which have business came on the 8th o f of hot water, dilute one cup of coffee
plants been less
ped to the North with profit. Theycan but have February, 1895, when the mercury into two; but these are exceptions.
pushed ,
be grown with all these qualitiesby See the issue of February grown 8. lowered to 14 to 20 degrees nearly allover 1 The average tourist spends nearer $25

uising potash freely and avoiding the orange districts of the State in the State than $10.

manure which is strong in organic ni BRIGHT AND DARK COTTONSEED MEAL. for miles of
250 } south, and nearly every The admission as to the climate

trogen. Will you kindly publish in your pa tree was killed. Florida is significant.



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2? It is true that there is a great deal New York Markets. THE

-lb m of land which will produce' little or -

i othing without fertilizer; but in the Oranges.

: course of a generation this can be converted The demand has been restricted some- FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
I "c- by unfavorable weather for ship-
into fairly fertile soil while the ,
ping to interior points but the supply of
yuso2 need of irrigation for California lands desirable Californias is now considered JACI SONVILLE.

'a will always exist. It has been'abundantly moderate, and the tone of the market is The Oldest National Bank in the State.

t demonstrated, not only on the fairly firm. Very little of decent qualitycan

.' sandy soils of! Florida, but also on the be had below $3.00, and strictly fancy CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.By .
fruit of selected size reaches $3.75 in in- ,
b, sam echaracter of lands in New Jersey stances; the bulk of business is at $3.25 conservative yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability to meet aU legitimate demands.
and on Long Island, that they be- to $3.50. Some lots of California
grape We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
come filled up after a while by the per- fruit have sold at irregular prices as to drafts on all parts of the world.

sistent use of commercial fertilizers and size and quality; Jamaica have been favors We shall invite at a all visit times or correspondence receive intelligent, looking and careful toward attention business relations assuring you that your

the creation of humus by plowing un- placed at extreme figures-up to 28 to 30
dollars bbl. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
.. der The per R. C. COOLEY
vegetable matter. average
Strawberries.We .
fertility of Florida soils will improve President. Cashier.
have had a fair supply from Flori-
every year for generations to come. da; quality still irregular but better on Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

True, many men will make a failure the whole than heretofore. The weatherhas

1 through inexperience and lack of judgment in the main been unfavorable to
but by their expenditures they trade and the stock has sold with diffi- THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare
culty. Most of the business has been
will leave the soil little better than
a 25 to 30c,some quite poor going as low as offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96, including a limited supply of
they found it. Their successors will 20c,and 35c has been about top for strictly

derive the benefit of their experienceand choice quality with the exception of GENUINE BOONE'S' EARLY TREES AND BUDS

outlay. occasional lots of extra large bright and
well ripened fruit which found buyers at Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. Tangerine and
Nearly all pioneer countries suffer a common Orange Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
a slight premium. stocks. Write for prices to
steady deterioration in soil for a generation ..
Potatoes. 'V. 'v. MAWISIIVS:: 8a SONS -
or more before the of
process The market remains in about the same Georgetown, Fla.
husbanding the resources of nature be- position as for some time past. Table

gins. But Florida begins at the bottom stock has a steady but moderate demand ESTABLISHED 1883.

in respect to fertility, and will and while holdings are considered excessive -
record for so late in the season, holders are
never anything unbroken

progress upward.. Seed not firmly inclined potatoes, but demand to are reduce not moderate.plenty prices and Bermuda further.held Rivera Pecan Grove an Pecan Nurseries

BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES" will and Havana have had a moderate move-
: quickly relieve Bronchitis, Asthma, Ca- ment at unchanged prices. A few Flori- ON BLACKWATER BAY, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLA.

tarrh and Throat Diseases. Sold only in da received but slow sale
yams very at ................ .....
boxes. about $2.00 for prime. Bermuda, No. 1, Paper-Shell Pecans.- ......_........ One-Year-Old Trees, I 1896.

4.00 to 5.00; No. 2, 2.00 to 2.50; Havana
No. 0 0 0 0 0 One-year.old Paper-shell PECAN TREES 6 to 18 inches high entire tap-root, at 5 cents
1 4.00to4.50Houlton
flarkets. ; Rose, per d L per tree; 83 per hundred : $Z5 per thousand. Terms,cash with order; Money Order
h. bbl, 1.50 to 1.75. on Bagdad Postofflce preferred. Postage must accompany orders to be shipped by mail,
or same will be deducted from the order. Shipments as directed; in absence of directions will ship
Vegetables. by Express.
Receipts of onions for the week 2,213 n61"'N 0 Responsibility After Shipment.
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. bbls. Demand has been fair and prime
Corrected by Marx Bros. onions are held a trifle firmer, but outside ARTHUR BROWN P. O. Box No. 4.BAQDAD.
These are average quotations. Extra choice figures full. Bermuda and Havanain FLORIDA.St. .
lots fetch prices above top quotations while poor
lots sell lower. light receipt this week and dull. Cab-

Oranges, .4.00 bage has been very firm. Danish advanc- Louis Market. weather, and being Saturday, was not .
Lemons bbl Messinaboz........ ....... 2.75 ing to $7.00 to 8.00 and Florida sold up the day to ship to the country towns. I

, Apples, Peas., dried, bu... ...... .... 4.00104.50English 1.25 to $3.00 to $3.50 for choice though some Strawberries-Liberal receipts of Texas Berries were low enough yesterday to find
Peas Clay, bushel........... ....... 1.25 ordinary lots have gone at $2.50 and and sales lower at 2.00 to 2.50 per 6 gal their way to the humblest citizen, and it
.. Whippoorwill................. 1.25 lower. Celery in fair supply and fancy case. Florida quiet at 25 cents per quart. is evident the demand for strawberries is
Lady.............. ............... 1.75 Oranges-Demand very fair. California
Blackeye...... .................. 1.50 large very firm and often exceeding quotations very limited in any market, small or
I 't' Brown yc: ...... ............. ... {.15 especially California, New Or- navels, 3.00 to 3.50 per box; seedling, large in March, a fact the shippers in
Cocoanuts.... ........ ............., 400 leans and Florida, but small and medium 2.25 to 2.75; Mexican, 2.50 to 3.00. To- the far south should properly
..... ... ..... recognize.
Peanuts best brand ... .o to .05 matoes-Florida sell fairly at 3.00 to 3.50
Cabbage.Florida each................ 06 to .08 slow. Florida vegetables have been in stock less. Lotterhos & Co. of Crystal Springs, 4
Potatoes New York,bbl............. 135 moderate supply and selling well when per4-basketcrate. Damaged Miss!! issued a circular few days ago to
. .. racks .................. 100 choice but many have been frozen or Cabbage-Steady. Holland seed, 35.00 their correspondents in regard to the

New Early York Rose Seed.Potatoes-..... ................ 1.75 otherwise unattractive and such neglected to 38.0 per ton; imported (Denmark), coming crops and outlook in that sec
HebronPeerless....... ..... ............... 1.75 and low. Beans have sold up to 3.50 in 40.00 per ton; good to choice flat, 20.00to tion. As this firm controls and ships a
..... ....................... 1.75 instances 4.00 when fancy, and peas have 25.00; California, H cents per pound; greater quantity of vegetables fruits etc.
.: Dakota Red .. .................. 1.75 New Orleans 1.50 to 2.00 crate ,
s Ch'HRedTen .......... .. .......... 1.75 brought 4.50 to 5.00 for best marks. Beets 2.75 crate.per On ord-; than perhaps any other firm in the en-
-barrel tots, xoc.less. generally weak and low. Tomatoes worth Florida, 2.50 to per tire south they keep well informed and
Yellow Onions bbl. ................. 1.75 3.00 to 3.50 when choice, but average best ers-Choice, 2 cents per pound. Lettuce are regarded excellent authority such .
, Red Onions sacksEggs ... '................ 1.50 -Louisiana sold at 2.50 to 3.50 per bar-
offerings from 2.00 to 2.50 with matters.! Briefly they that the
._.:.-. ....- .12 to .13 range say tomato
orders 1.00
b ".* poor lower; Havana rarely exceeds 1.75 rel. Beets-Choice on per crop will be as large as the great
'Y VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. to 2.00. Lettuce in good demand for barrel; new Southern, 35 to 40 cents per crop of '95 and mature possibly five to

, Yellow Yams Corrected by.Davis & Robinson. to choice, but larger offerings cause a weaker dozen bunches. String BeausFloridaquiet seven days earlier. Strawberries promise -
.I. Sweet Potatoes .. .35.30 market at the close with 4.00 extreme at 2.75 to 3.25 per bushel box. i well, ripening about four weeks

. Hubbard squashbb..e... 1.50 and ordinary marks do not exceed 1.00 to Cauliflower-California quotable at 3.00 hence-about same acreage as last season.

Celery Lettuce, ............... .15 to .25 3.00. Charleston lettuce arriving, .but to 3.50 per crate. CucumbersLouisiana Beans not planted yet, but about the
.35 sell at 75 cents to 2.00 dozen.
EggPlants, .3.00104.00 poor and slow sale and New Orleans generally per same quantity as )last year looked for.
Tomatoes, crates ........1.50102 50 unattractive.Beets Celery-Demand very good; California, Peas earlier, with same acreage. Cab-
Sweet Pepper, ........ 2.00 75 cents to 1.00 per dozen; New Orleans, show
Florida crate 1.25 to 1.50 increase
Green Beans,crate.... .... 2.00 per ; bage a large over the crop
7 Peas crate......... 200 per lOObunches, 3.00 to 6.00 ; Bermuda, 40 to 60 cents. of '05. Beets, carrots, cucumbers,
Turnips .. to.06 1.25 ; New Orleans, per 100 bunches, Florida cabbage is fairly started this squash, etc., about the same acreage as

d Pumpkins Kershaws,, each...0510 to .10 3.00 to 4.00 ; Cabbage, Florida, new, per way, but the profits on the deals so far last year. During the winter just clos-
Parsley per daz. bunches........... .20 to .30 barrel-crate, 2.25 to 3.00; old, per 100, have unfortunately been on the wrong ing the mild and even temperature was
Green onions per doz. bunches....... .15 to.25 3.00 to 6.00; Danish, per 100, 6.00 to 8.00; side of the ledger and investments that remarkable, being notable for freedom

M Pepper well hot.cured bushel, ,.....1.00101.50. Celery, California, per dozen stalks, 50 looked fair at first proved very discour- from extremes of temperature. Peaches,
Sage .i-.3to.35.25Hens. i cents to 1.25; New Orleans, 50 cents to aging, to say the least. However, the pears and plums seem

isa Roosters.-.................... .25 1.25; Florida, 75 cents to 1.25; Cauli- next few weeks may show better results. safe.P.. M. KIELY.BUSINESS .
Half grown............. .25 flower, California, per case, 1.50 to 3.00; The demand where grown and packed is ---. .
F Turkeys, per pound gross........_ .10 to .12 and
Ducks.........M....?. .35 Eggplants, Florida, per barrel, 7.00 to good and the competition sharp spir- NOTICES.
Geese. ........_. to 40 8.00; Lettuce, New Orleans, per barrel, ited and may remain so, for all the big
New Beets, per ...._ i-oo 2.50 to 5.00; Florida, per half-barrel markets have their eyes on the Florida -
Water Cress per doz. bunches-. to .35 and the tallest DESIRABLE BODWOOD.-*We call the
Cauliflower .7510150 basket, 1.00 to 3.50; Charleston, per crop at present pole secures -
attention of the
Leeks per doz .25 bushel basket, 75 to 1.25 ; Onions, Ber- the persimmons.The orange growers to tne
r, Radishes per doz....15 to .20 muda, per crate, 2.00 to 2.25 ; Havana, market was fairly flooded with advertisement of Hastings & "Wylie in
Cucumbers crate... another column of two varieties of
4.00 From Texas or- =
New Potatoes, per barrel........... 3.00105.00 2.25; Peas, green, Florida, 1.00 to 5.00 ; strawberries yesterday. that are well known all the
.. beans Florida 1.00 to 3.50 Tomatoes alone 140 cases were received, P. M. anges over
,. Spinach,per bushel ...... to .75 String ;
Cabbage. Florida .................... .05 to .8 Florida, per carrier 1.50 to 3.00; Kiely & Co. getting over 100 cases. The State. For an early and a late varietyno
Wild Ducks .IS to .35 fruit not inviting as comparedto better selection can be made.
Rabbits per crate, 1.50 to 2.50; Key West, per was very
Squirrels...... .......oSto ..Ior carrier, 1.75 to 2.75; per peck box. 25 the Florida offerings, which, fortu- PECANS.-Note also the advertisementof
Quail................................ .I2 { 50c. Havana carrier, 1.75 to 2.25. nately, were light, for the demand was Carolina Seed and Pecan Company.
Doves................................ .06 to per BATTEBSON & Co. exceedingly small, owing to the cold Their seed corn is highly spoken of.
w Y Salsify, per dozen bunches.......... .25 to .30 i


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Hay Growing in the South. value of
100 pounds of each of the ar-

The agriculturist of the North ticles at the German valuation of 4}/ PECANSD::; CORN )I

Carolina Experiment Station, in reply cents per pound for digestible 'pro- Successful ,r,

to a correspondent who asked for tein' and 'fat,' and 0.9 cents for digestible

information on this subject, furnishesthe carbohydrate, which includes both Our TEXAS SOFT-SHELL PECANS average
40 to pound often to pound The best ,
25 quality
following table of values, com- digestible fiber and nitrogen free ex- guaranteed to bear and pay in five years. Pro- growers of fruits, berries,
paring the kinds named with timo- tract." nounced ahead of all others by Agricultural) Departments -
and Horticultural Societies over the and all kinds of vegetables,
thy. The column on the right denotes The remarkable thing which will not United Sta'es. First-class one-ye ar tars with
whole roots, only :S'i for 10; :84 for :.1fur( acr); know that the largest yields and
the value 100 pounds: fail to impress our readers is the .
per rating J2j IC by hundred t; f prices i in large l .ts.
"There are men who haul wood to of crabgrass hay above timothy in Our FARMER'S PRIDE FIELD CORN, improved best quality are produced by
I by us 25 years. Shells over one pound to
this city at $2 to $2.50 per cord, and value. This greater value lies princi- the ear; pure white kernels, nearly i inch long, the liberal use of fertilizers
hay at $20 ton to feed pally in its protein which is the X inch w de: guaranteed to produce nearly one-
buy timothy per mus- fourth more grain on .same land than any known. containing at least 10% of
their teams. Corn stalks are left to cle and force-giving element, in distinction Our WONDERFUL PEAS are a wonder hear
three times as much otditian kind. Great
fall down in the field by them and from the carbohydrates,which soil-improver Only takes four quails to plant Actual Potash.Without
their neighbors. It is fairly capableof contribute fat and warmth to the body. an act e. We made 30 bushels per acre this>ear .
on common land. Price: Corn or Peas. % pound
demonstration that the wasted The samples of crabgrass hay which 250.; 4 pounds, $i, postpaid; peck. $i; bushel '3.

stalks, if fed with a meal ration, can were subjected to analysis to secure by circulars freight giving or express.full description.Order now Address or std for the liberal use of Pot

replace the hay at a lower cost for the above results had evidently been CAROLINA 130 U' Fourth SEED AND\\iustoii.N PECAN CO.,C. ash on sandy soils, it is impos-

the ration than hay, corn and oats are well-cured, better than is generally the sible to fruits berries and
fed. You asked for commercial value case with Florida samples. Probablyalso grow V"

when it seems comparative feeding the timothy samples were overripe vegetables of a quality that will .j

value is what is desired. Commercially and woody, like the greater part loridaOranges command the best prices.Our .

i timothy hay outranks all others. of that article which is shipped nown Lands pamphlets are not advertising circulars boom.

That is the kind to raise to sell but to South. But even if crabgrass hay can ing ing latest special researches fertilizers,on but the are subject practical fertilization works, contain.,and :

feed at home would be a different be shown to be equal to timothy, it is are really helpful to farmers. They art sent free foi II _'
the asking
.r question. When the climate would a very important fact. GERMAN KALI WORKS,
suit, earlier grasses would be used j S3 Nassau St., New York.rk. .

l and some others would be grown with Another Method of Planting Irish nvestments

f timothy. There is a tendency to cal Potatoes In Sand. --r-;

culate food into heat equivalents.That -
While many statements of the re- H :Developments
is, food is burned in the animal
sults of different methods of
body and produces its effects in heat growing .

and nerve forces which may, or not, vegetables are extravagant, yet they .Attractions !i _.... ", !fc; .t- oIJ; ..' __ _

be a form of expression for heat. The point to general success. If 17652 '" Address, TU1K! Y SUBDUED AT LAST,
bushels of and
corn 2,000 bushels of G. D. ACKERLY, .
of foods
digestible portiops are reduced -
be raised In spite of t he common belief: that she rould! tot
potatoes can on an acre by
to heat equivalents by addingto GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT, bo restrained, an ens'ern mnn wised an
intensive culture, is it not a good ainipnao no, pent \.I' with Y'AGE, from 1
the of digestible fat. This THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE '
sum "hustler"NAn
he; :c the oven. :See ] irture j.
deal better than
will give a fair comparison of timothy to put the same JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA. _"'lVOVS'l"!?:?! F_-.!:\.t,0.AdrianN"ichJQDRAYER"
of labor and
amount fertilizer on ten ,
hay with the other articles named
or twenty acres to get the same re-
above and included in the following
sults? :Mr. R. Robinson, of Zell. '
wood, gives his experience with a .,

uu 'Ij. OC 100 small patch of Irish potatoes.In 'LAT --

.. .' .IIS i,, ao: choosing a soil for my experimentI i GALVANIZED, $4.00
u- as:: well is half ,
begun done.
Begin '
_ue,.. _u'.s:":' .lti =_: Jl :as:I, did not take rich hammock, bay- \veli by getting Ferry's Seeds. SOLID COPPEB, $6.50 .; V :
,, -.0'"4 -.00. -.0 Ul.0 tT: =QiI head, or inexhaustible muck land, but LDon't let chance determine You All Want this Catalog. /
:: !:!> youi crop, but plant Ferry's All ImprovementsAutomatic -
110.. u 110 tj as "e.0.. pine lane-just ordinary pine land- Seeds. Known and said Agitator etc. Will
b0a Q a a cThiolby pure silica. I dug out a plat 4 feet everywhere.Bofore \ spray trees 20 ft. high. Wetiff's
you plant getFerry's '
-- 254 inches by 5 feet II inches (in I it I. ..V are and the largest sell the manufactur.Wj' most. We-
Seed ers
....,.. .60
hay 3.03 46,30 I.n 52.08 $ .
.. such matters it is well to be exact) to i s are the originators of low .
Orchard grass bay. 4.08 43.82 1.2Q 50.83 .63 for 1>W. Contains more practical prices in Knapsack Spray* ...
Crab grass hay 5.81 43.351.3952.63 .70 a uniform depth of 6 inches. On the Information for farmers I trs. Just send for our Illust V ,'j
.Bermuda grass bay.. 6 40.69 .8248.83 .67 and gardeners than Wanted..
Peavine bay......... 9.31(9 31t'38 1.2450.50 .80 bottom, in squares of 8 inches, I placeda text books. Mailed many: I h.shjpriced 7. catalog never mind stamp. $(
Peanut hay.......... 6.03 44.422.91)) 57.71 .81 and half of sliced 1).SL IXRUV & CO., DZTKtilT, MIllL I LEXOX SPIUYER colt West St. Pittsfleld,Mm. :1
Oat straw ........... ?o.oo 44.56 .88 46.56 .44 quart a potatoes- .
............ .... -- -- - (
Pea hulls 2.48 58.74 .81 6.25 .67 Early Rose. I covered them with an ''._ ':"''--. -I.!. .
Corn shucks ..... 0.98 64.73 .25 66.35 .64 .-.-' .-' -..r.,
Saebroom! hay..... II 27 42.31 1.7457.51 .94 inch of sand. Over that I spread 2 vaI.- jafidying '
Crimson clover hay.. 10.50 41.31 .89 53.81 ,865 inches of stable
manure-just ordinary
T- --T -
Redclover........... 6.17 36.01 1.0344.52 .636 .V
Alsike clover........ stable manure within the reach of Cured Permanent
7.31 38.52 .3648.92 .72 itGet
Lucerne.............. F I! ly. Home treatment Slop
10.85 37.161.1550.62 .85
everybody. Over that I spread 5 or 6 C A N C E R hoto $'5. No.
cr :
inches of sand, and leveled off nicely, JOAN r. our Great Catalogue and Buy.
"It is perhaps the nearest comparative and put a neat stake at each corner.I I HARKTS. Fort ers Guide. We'll cent it for 15
I actual feeding value, though it When the potatoes were two inches Payne cents in stamps to pay part Book's postageor free.oo .

f f t' -. is manifestly unfair commercially since high I took a watering pot, just an son on a small piece of ground ? Evenif expressage.Pages, 12000 illustrations The 40000

it makes no account of the greatestcost ordinary tin watering pot, and he does not get $10 a barrel or $2 a descriptions, everything that's used

of protein as compared with car sprinkled over them about three pots bushel, he has as much enjoyment of in life;tells you what you ought to

bohydrates. The heat values are considered of ordinary Orange county lake water. them from his own table as the man pay, whether you buy of us or not.Oneprofitf'rom it. "

l equal. Considerable matter That is all that was done from seed who pays the $2 a bushel- maker to user. Get

relating to the subject of the time to harvest. I have just harvested. The farmer who has a family gardenhas MONTGOMERY\ WARD & CO.?'

above queries will be found in our "Tall oaks from little acorns grow." within his reach every luxury, in Originators of the Mal! Order Method

f digestion bulletins, and some of the That small patch of Orange county the way of vegetables and small 111-116 Michigan\ Ave. Chicago.

data contained in the table could not soil yielded four pecks and one-half fruits (and greater, because he gets

r be given but for those experiments. pints of potatoes. Just think of itl! them freshly picked) possessed by the DIETZ DRIVING LAMP

As it is, severa! foods are calculatedon Divide the number of square feet in millionaire, and he is more worthy of A Driving Lamp that gives a brill

an assumed digestibility. Theseare an the square feet in that them. The family garden is the theme
Bermuda taken from Bulletin The result shows lant light and will not blow nor jar out J
hay, patch. a yield at the Southern Ruralist will keep harp

73 of this Station. Crab grass hay, the rate of approximately 2,800 bushelsan ing upon, and a family garden that is That is the kind we offer you. S

the composition of which was de- acre-20,000 bushels for ten acres. something more than a few potatoes, Price, 83.5O. 1

termined at the Tennessee Experiment New potatoes have been quoted at $10a cabbages and squashes. It should Delivered anywhere in U. S. or Canada '_'

r Station, and the digestibility assumed barrel in Chicago, but take the ordi- have every variety-a balanced ration Satisfaction .2's

L as for hay of annual grasses in Bulletin nary home price, $2 a bushel, and of vegetables-that will tickle.the

73. Pea hulls are here assumed to be calculate the net income per acre. I. palate and promote digestion. Begin Guaranteed'd

fr equal to "bean hulls. All the other Why oranges, lemons, and limes are this month.--Southern Ruralist. Send for book-Free ,;

! articles have been subjected to digestion simply "not in it.; .- I, II.E.DIETZ COMPANY 1'.

i '. in American experiments. What Southern farmer need be 'Vm.Richard;, of Eden, has; firty '

I "There has been a column added without new potatoes, even if he grew acres of pineapples and ship E 60 LAIGHT BTU 4I

! to the table on the right, showing the but one-fourth as many as Mr. Robin- 4,000 or 5,000 crates this year. J I hEW; YORK. "j

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_. 1896. THE FLORIDA PABMKK. AND FKTJlT-GROWfifi. 173 i iI
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I : -Farm Talks. came, the rains were seasonable, and I II JOHN L. MARVIN,

with poorer advantages, its 'adjustment' i President.
W. HASTINGS. to the circumstances gave a bet- Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
ter crop." CAPITAL $100,000.JACKSONVILLE -
Jones-Every year, it seems'to me, Smith-Had the adjustment, or en-
neighbor Smith, the farmer has greater vironment, of the well fertilized corn '
need of watchfulness, discretion, en- been equal to the poorly fertilized, THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
ergy, the adaptation of means to ends, the results would have been different ? ,

a better knowledge of the laws of na Jones-Brown thinks so; and thinks FLORIDA,
ture, and how to conduct his farm the luck fortune
or good or a good
solicits Collections and Genera
Respectfully Deposits
your ,
work to meet the exigencies of wet providence, that favored the poorly
and dry seasons, and the adaptationof fertilized plot, was exceptional, and Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
his crops in a way that he will be that one season's experience is not a -

reasonably sure of a living, and a sur- sufficient test of quantity or quality of INVITED.

plus for the school, the church, periodicals fertilizing, or the value of any new
etc., etc. seed.
= John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin
Smith-It does seem a wonder, Smith-And yet if a fertilizing or H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
that with the little intelligence used new seed does well the first season, Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson
by some farmers that an utter failureis he is justified in trying agaian. Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldffe.

not the result. Some one has said Jones-And it is not always well to .
that "the earth is the farmer's factory, abandon an article that does not succeed .
the sunlight his power, and the plantshis the first time. Crimson clover FLORIDA FRUIT[ EXCHANGE.

machinery." Each kind of plant bids fair to be a valuable crop in all
has its parts adjusted to do a work the more northern of the Southern .
and prepare a product that is peculiarto States, but it is very hard to get a An Incorporated.Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL f3X).(0)
itself, but requires for this purpose start. Florida clover, (beggar weed) BOX TERIAI-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
such an adjustment of external conditions has been condemned by some of our order. Write for price list and terms.
that is different from -: OFFICERS :-
stations and it is
experiment equalto
yet GEO. R.FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF Vice-President.
that required by another. red clover or the cow pea for fod- ALBERT M. IVES,Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.
Jones-And without DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill, Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
any knowledgeof der and renovation of the soil. HillsboroCo.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher, Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.;
a systematic adjustment of these Smith We need to remember that J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
external conditions further than do- :
in different latitudes, on different soil, Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, volusia Co.;Irving Keck, Polk Co.
ing as his father did, is it at all strange. and under different environments Addressall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla Stencils,
with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
that he keeps in ruts, grows one crop, (Brown's experience with the six-
and mortgages it to the village store eared corn is a good illustration) re-
before it is grown, and finds at the sults may be very different. It is wellto ,
end of each that he is in the
year give several trials of new things
same old treadmill and a little more before they are accepted or abandoned. Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS
down at the heel than the year be- Jones-No general law is without

fore? exceptions, but effects follow cause as IN
Smith-As in manufacturing and surely as the sun rises, and the same
merchandizing, so with farming; there good .management on the farm, and Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

; are few that meet with great success, the adjustment of fertilizers to crops, Tobacco
and these with brain Cigars, ,
are possessed proper cultivation to remedy the effects -
power to make these adjustments of of dry weather, economy of Jacksonville Florida.
plant requirements, utilize the laborof time and adaptation of( means to ends,
others, and adapt means to ends. will bring success, as a rule, while the
But the large percentage of farmersare success that follows a different courseis PR ICE-LI STOP WHISKIES:

limited in their capacities, and exceptional, as in the case of RyH.t 50 CABINET BOURBON... ..........._. ..|6 00
must necessarily confine themselves to PARKER...... .................. ........... I 75 J. I IARTIN RYE.-...... 300
Brown's poorly fertilized corn. Had ORANGE VALLEY........... ...... ...... a oo VIRGINIA GLADES....................__.. 400
farming on a small scale, with what the better fertilized corn had the ad- SPRING VALLEY......... ................. 250 OLD BOURBON.................... ..... 5 oo
work be done themselves and BALTIMORE CORN .. .................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 500
can by justment of the weather that the other NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............ 250 OLD BAKER......... ......................500
their families. The condition of these had, it would no doubt have produceda CLIFTON CLUB.............. ............. 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE..........-_... 6 oo

could! be greatly improved by the sug- crop that would have rejoiced the JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 75<:. Remit by post-office
gestions of a good agricultural paper grower.-Southern Ruralist. money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
that would give them something to -.... complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application.

think about, and show, them how, with
The Cassabanana.The ,
little expenditure, the family supplies
: could be largely increased, particu- -,

larly by having a good family garden. "Rural New Yorker" thus givesits Keep Stlring Them Up. city people, or those who look to us

Jones-Brown was telling me a lit- experience of this fruit, heretofore for something to live upon, the soonerwe
tle of his experience in growing the described in our columns. It will be will see better times. Now, allowme

six eared corn last summer. The tested in "The Ruralist's" experi- Mrs. Jennie Atchley, in Farm and to urge all farmers to raise honeyfor

portion planted on a piece of ground mental grounds the present season, Ranch, calls upon the farmers to stop their tables, and some to sell,
highly fertilized was about two weeksin and the results given to our readers: and think, and then put their thoughtsinto would not be out of place. A few

advance of some planted at the We may now give our readers fur- practice, in the following lan- hives of bees with the ordinary care
same time on ground not so highly ther information as to the Chinese guage. A small farm with diversified given to other live stock about the

fertilized. The patch poorly. fertilized gourd fruit, Benincasa cenfera or cas- crops, managed by a thoughtful farm will pay as well or better than
produced the best crop. sabanana. Our single specimen, abouta farmer, with such a wife as Mrs. Atch. anything on the farm.

Smith-Was it his conclusion that it foot long and four inches in diameter ley, can have more luxuries on his ..
did not pay to fertilize too heavily? -we are writing from memorywas dinner table than any city resident.If ---
Jones-No; Brown is a thinker and kept until January i. This fruitis the farmers of Texas, as well as The Cubans have improved on

he did not believe the failure was be- a fine keeper. It was peeled, cut up other States, would only stop and Samson's method of burning corn by

cause the land was better fertilized. in angular pieces an inch long by three- think for a moment, long enough to tying firebrands to the tails of foxes.
There must be some other reason ? fourths of an inch in diameter, and to realize that .a farmer that is up and
Smith-Where did he find it? every pound of fruit was added a poundof doing and willing; to make a living, They capture and sack a quantity of

Jones-He said, "You know that sugar. Water was added, and the i can set a better dinner with less cash snakes, and when a sufficient numberare

earing time in the corn crop is the whole boiled and placed in glsss jars. outlay than any other man in the gathered they dip their tails in ,
time of all others that it needs mois- We have now a rich preserve, the world, or those engaged in other oc kerosene, and set fire to them as they
ture. The drouth struck the corn flavor of which it is hard to describe, cupations. I am of a firm belief that turn them loose in the sugar cane

best fertilized\ just at earing time, and because really different from that of the sooner we, as farmers, begin to fields where the ground is covered
1 its earing time had been advancedtwo 'any other preserve we have ever eaten. raise more of what we consume at 'I with the dry leaves of the cane. The

weeks by extra fertilizing. The We would say that it is an agreeable home, and live to learn how to econo- leaves are quickly ignited by the burn

more poorly fertilized corn was two blending of the muskmelon and a pine- mize, have plenty, and raise some. ing kerosene with which the tails of

weeks later; when its earing time, apple.. thing to always supply the wants of the snakes have been saturated.


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SOWERS, BROTHER & CO. sons, also plenty of sweet potatoes; OE TT-.J.- TFORD" COL UMlt.: BLACK BEST BREED--for the South, ..

PITTSBURGH, PAt have Pure blood and!'are'transit guaran
we a good garden cabbage ESSEX
I teed. For circular address ROSE- ;
Fruits and Produce collards, turnips, etc. I do think, :Mr. RATES.-Twenty words., name and address, PIGS. LANDPLANrATIONBainbridgeGa. k
one week 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth- 2-29-4 ..1'r
Beceivo and sell la car toad lots and mallefgpajiauuea. Editor, that a good kitchen garden is, ing taken for less than 25 cents. .

Dairy.Hennery.*11 Product and farm.*of cue Orchard, are en, if not one of the finest, at least it is paid.Advertisements for this column MUST be pre- BLACK MINOR Eggs for hatching CAS AND from choice BROWN stock 4 0

one of the ncost gratifying sights the Si for 15. Boiltd beef and bone for poultry $2.25 (\
Bead for our little book"SaggeeOaaa to ,"
Shippers Vuket
Report,BpeeUi Reference,StencU.tie.,all free. PRIME per
Inquiries and eye can rest upon, and it looks betterto ,one dollar. Hsstings'Indian Red- JACQUES) Fernandina, Fla. 2-21-5
Correspondence Invited. a hungry man than a rose bush in Cob Corn, best, per peck fifty cents, freight or
express; quart, twenty five cents, mail,postpaid.A ri'-
full bloom or a gorgeous sunset. The Z ARMOUR, Panasoflkee,Fla 3-14-3 JERSEY RED PIGS.-A FEW JERSEY )
> for sale. Aged two to ten months. 'J
Bradley Bed ttld. Eugene B. Redfleld.
family cow is doing her duty bravely Males and females. Bred from food stock. Prices
ESTABLISHED 1871. THE from $4 to $:o. O. CLUTE, Experiment Station
of rich milk
giving a plentiful supply best. Sold on trul. Satisfaction guar- tfFOR
Lake City, Fla. 2-22-
REDFIELO SON, which I think will do a great deal auteed.K. GODBEY Prices, Waldo reduced., Fla. Send for circu'ar.3-14-3FOIl -T. -

more to "make glad the heart of man"than SALE.-THE HOME PLACE OF
Commission MerchantsAND SALE-AN IDEAL HOME.: NEAR II. Turnley, at Lake Weir, Fla. Five-room
the much vaunted wine. :My Fifty acres; comfortable house. cottage, stables etc., all in good repair. Addressor
family have kept remarkably healthyall One thousand bearing fruit trees. Suitable' for call on JOHN L. CARNEY, Lake Weir, Fla.
dairy farm. Terms easy. J. H. GIRARDEAU,
the year; we have not had the doc- Monticello,Fla. 3-14-3
Fruit Auctioneers SALE for cash,time tiade,
FOR or orange groves,
tor in the house except in a social SHRUB,SWEETEST FLOW- and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. way during the whole season. I be- BANANA Small trees, by mail 30c. Fla. 3-II-16t
each; four for 81. F. TRUEBLOOD Archer Fla.
We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, lieve plain food, a common way of DESCRIPTION AND PRICE OF
either at private sale(which has heretofore been living with work in moderation mUOPICAL YAM, A PERFECT SUBstitute SEND for sale or exchange to L. W. KER
our custom)or by the auction system (recently -L for the Irish potato. 20c. dozen, VAN, 30 West Twenty-ninth street, New York,
added to business desire. which I take be the best form of per and Office. 2228SEED
our )as you may to postpaid. TROPICAL NURSERY Avon Park,Fla. Florida Real Estate Exchange

exercise, to be a good thing after all. 3143WHO CORN.-THE EARLIEST AND

Who sleeps any sounder than the WANTS THE BUSINESS all-round field corn in the South. Nearer
Nursery stock,consisting of twenty- weevil-proof, and more prolific than any other.
WORK farmer and enjoys his food better, and five thousand trees, Sour,Sweet and Grapefruit. Well adapted to any kind of soil. Per bushel
QUICK sound sleep and a hearty relish for Seedling, in fine condition for budding this including sack, f. o. b., $1.25 ; per half bushel, ',.t l
spring', for sale very cheap. V. B. WEBSTER, 7 c.; per peck,sec. J. B. SILVIS, Tallahassee
In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg one's food are real pleasures as will be Fort Meade Florida. 3-14-4.FOR Fla. 2-22-5 .I
etables shipped to is motto.
us our WE
'" GIVE GOODS BY keenly realized by those who enjoy
FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER neither. I am already making prep- acres choice Orange and Vegetable TEOSINTEVITII In good soil,eleven
BUY OURSELVES. They are protected Land, quarter of a mile from steamer landing, feet high. And we have the seed for sale at just 'm
by our experience without defaulting arations for next season's work. I ..
40 years south side Caloosahatchee river Lee county. half what seedsmen charge. PALMASOLA STORE
a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand have got most of my land ploughed Post offices, church schools stores within two COMPANY, Palmasola,Fla. 2- -4IJ1OK
financial which
stability bank
any or miles. Orange crop unhurt in Lee county. H.
merchants having mercantile reports can ready for planting when the proper G. BURNETT, Avon Park, Fla. 3-7-3 SALE, 100,000 CHOICE TOMATO
verify-then try us-WB BELIEVE OUR
METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send time comes. I am having new land 1 ,Livingston's Beauty mostly, at $I.OO
GIANT perthousand, f. o. b. Plants six to twelve inches :
your name for our quotations. Stencil and broken up so as to increase my farm- with full instrv lions, for $4.00. high. Cash with order. THE ELOISE FRUIT
cards free. Letters promptly answered Bronze Turkey Eggs setting of nine:50c. P.O.
AND VEGETABLE Co., Winter Haven Fla. tf '
ing area. I am looking out sharply to Box 10, Pomona, Fla. 3-7-3WANTED

FRENCH & CO., find the best kind of corn, peas, etc., THREE FINE LIGHT BRAHMA COCKS
AT ONCE-MARRIED MAN at $2 each. Mrs H. WELLES, Sat-
r 116 Warren St., New York. to plant, and I have got a ton of cot- family, Protestant, willing to suma, Florida. 2-22-5' "
ton seed which I am composting with work and manage an eighty-acre farm with Or- .,
ESTABLISHED ange Grove, and able to take first-class care of B UDWOOD-SltND IN YOUR ORDERS
1855. everything I can get that has fertilizing stock. Good five-roomed house! and good wages now f-r spring delivery. Jaffa Centennial, I
stable suds paid to right man. Reference required. Address Hart's Tardiff, Meditteranean Sweet, Maltese
qualities, manure, soap Box 245, Ocala, Fla. 3-7-2FANCY Blood, Homosassa, Majorca, Nonpareil, and Navel ': i
ashes_ etc. I have not done much are $5.00 per 1,000, or 750 per 100; Dancy: d9 i 1
POULTRY YARD, ESTAB- Tangerine, Satsuma, Amory's Blood, Pierce's "Z
Discovering "Where We Are At." with the orange shoots yet. I buddeda iSjs.; Fifteen varieties of purebredfowls. Ruby, DuRoi Blood, Royal and Improved Pome- .
; few last summer but did not have Stock for sale and eggs for hatching. In- los, and Eureka, icily, Genoa and Lamb's iA ,
cubator eggs, $4 per hundred. ALBERT FRIES, Lemons are 87.50 per 1,000 delivered. Budwood 'D"x "
good success. I expect to start in in St. Nicholas, Fla. 3-7-3 guaranteed free from White Fly and true to '

It is just a year ago this morning good earnest in the spring, and hopein name. W. K. TRIMBLE, Braidentown, Manatee =
PLANTS.--NOW IS County, Florida. 2-15-4 =
: since the first of those disastrous freezes STRAWBERRY
time to get .oranges again. Someof good runners. I have 100,- .
; which practically wiped out the orange whose 000 Alabama Newmans and 5 aco Clouds FOR SALE.-Fine lot of six year-old Grape- 1
my neighbors, trees put out cheap fur cash. G, W. ,
JENNINGS Lawtey, trees will be sold cheap. SeminoleNurr
; industry in Florida for a time. This sooner than mine, have got quite a Florida. 3-7-4 sery, with good stock of Sweet Sour and Rough :f

t is a good time, I think, to take stockof number of buds Lemon for spring budding. Forty-acie farm, .sf
growing already. TO EXCHANGE, ON AC- 1,400 trees in grove, will be sold cheap. Family
matters and find out, as_the Georgia After taking stock of the situation, WANTED poor health,nice fruit and vegeta- broken up. Come and see me, or address V. B.
said/'Where we are at." ble farm, near Waldo, Florida, for stock of gro- WEBSTER, Fort Meade, Fla. 2-6-4. 1
r Congressman
I see no reason to doubt our being eel ies. Address J. J. SNYDER Waldo,Fla. ,
Florida has done well, I think, consid- able to get a living even without or- EXTRA CLEANED BEGGAR-WEED '
ering the serious nature of the FIRST-CLASS HAY PRESS, CHEAP .-Sow from six to ten pounds per acre. d'J 1
F calamity anges, and I hope we shall go on and exchange for orange nursery Forty cents per pound, postpaid; ten pound or
16 which befell her. There has been more A 3ION. trees. WILLIAMS & HUBBAKD, Crescent City over. f. o. b., twenty-five cents per pound. Write
prosper. Florida. 3-7-7 for prices on large quantities to EXCELSIOR SEED
in the State I
general produce
grown Federal Point, Fla. FARM Edgar Putnam County, Fla. 2-8-tf
should judge, from all I can learn, than L W' KERVAN, 30 WEST TWENTY- ..
Ninth street New York. Agency for sale .V! '
t. in five previous In fact SAVE MONEY by buying Pear, PeacbPlum1
and exchange of Florida Send full
any years. property. Mulberries
Roses-The Frosts of 18945. Orange, Ever bearing ; :IC
we are just beginning to find out what de cription, price and terms of what you wish to Plum, and other fruit trees, from fint (Q
sell. Japan .
3-7-5 Catalogue free. J.H. GIRARDEAU,Mont- (Ie
I t our resources are. While I am far The frosts of 1894-5 were very destructive cello Fla. 2-1-6..l. 1,
If... from underrating the direful effects ol to the more tender roses in engine and pump. Capacity pump, !Nitrogen traps for soil en
the freezes I feel that 2,500 gallons per hour. Both new-never been WONDERFUL. and Unknown'
J yet we may Florida and the Southern States, some uncrated. Price much below fadtory figures. cows,
the cheapest fertilizer known. Send for price-; -
l reap some good out of our trouble after !. of which had grown to great pro- Address Box 112, Sanford. Fla. 3-7-3. list. J. U. GIRARDEAU, Monticello, Fla. 2-1-6 r\tBRONZE

all. Orange growers as a rule were portions and annually yielded bushelsof
and Indian T
somewhat extravagant. They had to roses. Some of the choicest will POINTER. Dr. H. C. FISH Georgiana,Fla. Fowls TURKEYS and eggs, Langshan at reasonable prices. {. .

live high, dress finely, go North to not thrive on their own roots in the 2294BUDWOOD Mrs. W. II. Mann, Manville\ Fla. 10-12-13 roof

spend the summer, the latter, forsooth, South and those on manetti and FOR SALE--Drake Point .or
grown SALE Two Leon farms 480 acres frig
is the time to order and be FOR county
because it was too hot to live in Florida native stocks give great trouble in ready for the first flow of sap. Get it from bud- 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and

f' at that season. Some of them are keeping down the suckers almost discouraging ded, bearing trees, fifteen to eighteen years old. tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville 8 -tf k.'
The following varieties on hand : Parson Brown, Fla. 'a.
finding out that it is possible to stay all the attempt at their cultiva Harris, Cunningham Phares Sanford's Mediter- NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD '

the year round in our beautiful State. tion" A vigorous connection and ranean Jaffa, Riverside Navel of Drake Star. We CITRUS Parson Brown. Stark' Seedless, 1
also have a limited supply large Grapefruitbuds. .
Tardiff Fruit .
Jafla, Tangerine, King. Grape .
I Now, as to my year's experience with- growth can be made on the semper- Prices of above varieties $5 per thousandor Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties, '
income from I would 75 cents per hundred, delivered. Address such as Nonpareil, Majorca St Michael, -': ,
out any oranges, virens stock, however, without fear of DRAKE POINT GROVE, Yalaha, Lake County. Malta Blood and Centennial Address A. L. "U .,

state that my efforts have been directed suckering .from the roots, removing Florida. 2-15-jm Duncan, Manager. Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries ,,,

: more to keeping down expenses thanto former difficulties of their propaga- FRESH CITRUS TRIFOLIATA SEED, Dunedin Fla. 8-i7-tf .

and increase Truck per pound, prepaid. Few hundred deal on wire netting. Prices cut In
try receipts. tion. Do fail have the South. ANEW
fruit trees, very cheap to close. SUMMIT NURSERIES We pay freight. Write for our !late .
t' raising is about the only feasible way ern home adorned with roses. Nowis Monticello, Fla. 2--29-3 price-list. E. W Amwlen,Ormond, Fla. 7-I-tft

L the most of us have to make anything, the time to plant them. EXPERT TYPEWRITER. REPAIRING. GROVE. too acres, to year set

; and we are about as likely to lose as to e > Typewriter supplies; IRRIGATED treuj SO in other fruit trees, etc.
rites. Typewriters )bought: sold and For sale at a Address 1'," The Palms,
make. I have made thus The Cotton Growers' Protective exchange sole Sou.hern dealers in
r- no attempt We are Lane Park.Lake Cour ty, Fla 4 27-9111

far to grow truck for market, but have Association recently held at Memphis, GEORGE Densmore M, "the FOLGER world's& BROS.greatest, DeLand typewriter., Florida." rPO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like tiC ..

tried to grow plenty of stuff for home I Tenn., were of the opinion that if the Main office,Atlanta Ga. 2-29-4 1 Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida *i

consumption. I have bought no feed cotton crop could be kept down to last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For m
"tXTAl\"TED--LIYE. ENERGETIC PARty particulars, write E. W.Amsdrn, Ormond, Fla. -. 1
for my stock for over six months, having 7,000,000 bales annually for ten years, t't' to handle Densmore, "the world's greatest io-i3-tf lti... S>t
raised and do the of the Southern States typew iter." Money in it for right party. JJ'i' .'1"
1 corn peas enough to people We rebuild typewriters of all makes; work goodas LIGHT B'ahm, Barred Plymouth Rock and *,
I think, until spring. I have long forage would be the richest and most pros- new. Satisfaction guaranteed. GEORGE U. Turkey Eggs for hitching,$i oo per j-
FOLGER & EROS., DeLand, Fla. Main office, setting. Mrs. Gomperts,Lady Lake, Fla. 1
t enough to last me at least two sea- perous in the world. Atlanta, Ga. 2-29-4 1.IWnt J

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i t- Steerage, $12.50. .y r !'r'k .
\t '.;>cksonville and Boston Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.30 ;
I\l Steerage, $14.1. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
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ty of Angnetauu .. .................. ............. ... Sunday, March i, 7003. m. I V/UJJJ.JL UJ.t JL I tyUlV-LA JLJLUXJLJt IJV/II AHAJLUWlFinest
; City of Birmingham ..................... .......................Tuesday: March 3, 8.00a.m. Cuisine alul Service. Xo Transfers Between Jacksonville and Xew York. .
I 1"// Naeoochee ....,........ ..... ......................... ... .n......... Friday, March 6, 11.00 a. m. -=-
Kansas City........................... ............ .................Sunday, March 8, 12.00 noon The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
a' City of Augusta ................................ .............. ......Tuesday,March 10, 330 p. m.
City of Birmingham ...... ....... .... ............ ............. ..Friday, March 13 7 0o a. m. "SeminolVNORTH
'J Naeoochee ...... ................._ .......... ........................ Sunday, March 15 7.00.V1. "Coianclie" (new), "Jlgonpn, Iroquois, Cherokee, .
1 Kansas City....................... ...............:......... ......Tuesday, March 17, 8.00 p. m. ,
City of Augusta .............................................. ...... Friday, March 20, 9.ooa.m. ...", -
il City of Birmingham ................ ... ................. .........Sunday, March 22, n.ooa. m. BOUND.
. Naeoochee .......... ......... ................................ .....Tuesday, March 24, 2.00p. m. .-.
Kansas City............................................ ........ .....Friday, March 27 4.oop m. Steamers are appointed to sail according toUhe tide.
?ity of Augusta.......... ........................ .. .............. t unday, March 29, 6,00 a. m. From JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston), .... ...?......Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursday
City of Birmingham.... .......... ... ....... .............. ........Tuesday, March 31 7,00 a. m. Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.,........... ....... .. ............ ......Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. '
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers

Gate City............... ................ .... ........ ...... .... .... Sunday, March i, 7.ooa.m. SOUTH BOUND.Steamers .
L.- _( \llahassee ................ ................. ........ ............Thursday, March 5, io.coa.rn. are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East River, New York at 3 p.m., as follows
!fiattahoochee .,...,..... f................................ .......Tuesday, March 10, 300 a. m. ForCHARLESTON S. C. ............ ...... .......... ..... ....... ....Mondays,Wednesdays and Fr days.
.' !ate. City. .............. .. .......................... .......... ...Sunday, March 15, 6.303.m. '
allahastee.................................................... ....Thursday, March 19, 8.00a.m. For JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. (calling, at Charleston).. ..... .. ...Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr'days ti
hattahoochee............................... ... ......... ... ........Tuesday' March 24, i.ooa.m.
:,.r..T .;ate City.................. .................... .......... .. ........ Sunday, March 29, 600 a.m. .
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.' Ity of Macon.......... .................. .............. ...........Tuesday March 10, 3.30 p. m. .
_ 'ty of Macon ................ ........................ ... .......... Friday, March 20, 8.30 a. m. JacJcson ville, Palatka, Sit ford, Enterprise, Fla..ancl Intermediate .
y', ... y of Macon .......,........,..............,....,. ..............Monday, March 30, 6.40 p. m. Landings on the St. Johns liiver.The .

Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers .
"Oltv of Jacksonville," AND "Fred'k DoBary,"
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah Florida & Western Railway,
Leave Jacksonville at 3:30 leave San
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad daily except Saturday, : p. m. Returning
Trough Bills leading, Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your ford, daily, except Sunday, at 11. a. m., Enterprise 9:30 a. m. j",
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to l
B.L. WALKER,Agent, C. ANDERSON AgentL11 Read Down Read Up.
New Pier No.35, North River J.New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga. Leave 330 p. m ...... .................. Jacksonville ............ .. ...... Arrive 3.30 a. m.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, I ewis' Wharf, Boston u 8.45 p m. .... .... ........ ....... .. Patatka...... .............. ..... Leave g.oop.m.
if -. I..JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia. II 3.00 a. m. .................... .. .Astor.... ....................... 4.00 p. m
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York. 4.30 am. ...................... St. Francis.... ..................... 2.30 p. m.
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. lit Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway, N. Y. ...... .. ...... ...; ..... .. ..... ..... ...... ... Beresf\rd .... ............... ....... 1.30 p. m.
X,. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON General Agent Arrive 8.30 a. m. I...... ........ .'... .. .... Sanford............... ......:"_ _. c. 9.00 a. m.
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. u 9.25 a. U I. 1 ..,........ ........ .... Enterprise................ ... ...... 9.30a.m,
J. FAIun rr", Soliciting Agent.. W. E.ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., ...... ... .. .... j..... .... .......... ....So. Fla. R. R. 'Vhart.... ....... ........ If II.CO a, m.
..' WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent, .
New Office, 224 West Bay Street Jacksonville. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville

_; V. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. ,B. BOURS. A. J. COLE Pas...neer Agent 5 Bowling Green, N ew York.M. .
__ H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bo* big Green New York.
THEO. G. EGEK, Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York.F. .
: WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. :M. IKONJIONGEll, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Ageqt foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville Fla.

:rain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents, .

,, 13 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Oreen, New York.


We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of 0 P.TEHWHEEL

i:; Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal ,
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Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.
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: : GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH ,terchangeable. Carefully inspected before leaving

1 jr \ ,, works. Pamphlets of either sent. Let us know
it; Tree and Vegetable ;
L> }inoe T KAINIT Etc what kind of work you want to do. ..

_ ;,,''0; These PERTILIZER.Fertilizers have eaperior in the market,and A trial will conrince. JAMES LEFFEL CO., Springfield, Ohio, U'f' A. .

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1 "i armers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed AGRICULTURAL"WEELIES
., as< '
j.1. w 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats.:75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa, or .Lucerne, 25 cents per D .
"10 'J.v a "' %.. L1fI: pound;Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound. Farqi. Crops and Processes- Jt l"

11 -,1.i t PR F. WILSON SEEDSMAN Hortlculture.and. .! "Live-Stock Fruit-Qrowing and Dairying, .

1''<' While it also includes all minof departments
: Rural interest Such as the Poultry Yard, Entomology
". f Bee i eeping, Greenhouse and Grapery,
GAINESVILLE. FLORIDA. Veterinary Replies Farm Questions and Answers,
r' Shortest Quickest Most Attractive Fireside Reading, Pomestic Economy,and a summary .
of the News of the Week. Its Market! .-
)L. 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. 0 ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. O 38TH YEAR. ports are unusually complete,and much atten-
ROUTE. --i \ tion is paid to the Prospects of the Crops, as
; throwing light upon one of the most Important .J
BETWEEN FRUIT to Florida. of all questions When to Buy and When to Sell.
FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH TREES'Specially Adapted It is liberally illustrated;and contains more reading J
f : matter than ever before. The subscription
THE Oriental Pears.Japan-rlums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat,Strawberry pnctis$1.50 per year,but weoiera SPECIAL
Florida Central and Peninsular Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens Camelias, 50,000 Palms, REDUCTION- in our '
10,000 Camphor Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and CLUB BATES FOR 1896 ?i
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern -
NEW THROUGH ROUTES. horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS. Augusta. Ga. No Agents. Two Subscriptions one remittance .?.$ 4
Six Subscriptions, M .... 10"** ,I
New York to Jacksonville by .
New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash- Ten Subscriptions, ** .... ISf j
"; and ington. Southern Railway to .a..r. .. ] To all NEW subscribers for 1896,paying ,
.Northern !Columbia, Florida Central & in advance row,we will send the paper WEEKLY :
Air Line. Peninsular to all principal from our recuzipt of the remittance to January i, '
1896, without charge. Specimen copies PR n.
points In Florida.' J
-. AND ? Address

-. '................... Cincinnati tion by Queen to Haniman& Crescent JunoCincinnati -, HE'S S : WHY LUTHER TUCKER' & SON, Publishers, "
1 HarrlnianJunctlon to Ashe ALBANY, N. 1' 'd
? '. Ashevllle & Ville and Columbia by South'Z
era Hallway, and Florida j "
'!1 Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular Cojum- FLORIDAFlCUltllFii
,. j bla to Jacksonville.

.,... .,- I Cincinnati and Cincinnati Queen,.Southern&: Crescent to Jacksonville K'y to, to Chattanooga Ever-by- GfiIN( G : The'bicycle only weighs from 10 to 23 Ibs., State A Colleae

..... Florida}ette,Florida Central Limited. sular to all Florida '
Important LAKE CITY FLA.. .
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points. you know. Then, again, '"' ,'*
Kansas City Memphis Kansas City to Fort Kansas Scott &, NEXT COLLEGE YEAR BEGINS \

.' andJacktto'ville Ito Birmingham Southern R' -T TO MONDAY, :, SEPT. 307395, 1
Thro Line to Everette; Fia Central &' : He Thinks of Selling Bicycles; 4 3r
p .J Peninsular;to all Fla. points., FULL' FACULTY OP :ABLS PROP1 S6ORS. J
Loulsdto Jacksonville by lJ 'regular courses Agrlcultdral,Me- 1
} : 1St. Shore Line toDu Quoin, chanical,Latln-Sclentiflc{Women's,equivalent t
'. Holly Sp'gs Central to Holly$P'gs, J and he wants something that is "36:) clays in Jength" studies and honor. Graduates :
Route. & Birmingham
City Memphis
.t of LatinScientlfic course receive degree of A. B.i;
J to Birmingham,Sou. D ahead of them all," so he buys a KEATIXG. of other courses,degree of B. S.
R'y to Everette and F. C.&: P. '.l'j_ A one year's Business' Course giving Thorough
Sioux City&: Chicago to Jacksonville y' ''!It.. instruction in Commercial LawyArftfitnetlc; ,
]11. Cent. to and *
Holly Penmanship Book-Keeping.
Holly Sp'gsRoute.. }Sp 6a K., C. M. & B. to Birmingiam A year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting
Sou. It' to Ever-. IF Y U FBI* BDDD IDEA8 and Telegraphy, fitting students for business
ette and the F. C. &P. Graduates ofthese courses receive certificates- of-

Louis'llle &Nashllle to River .IT' ... proficiency.
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only Y qF', A course in Piano Music has been added
To }route with through sleepersJacksonviUe r under an associate of the Toronto Conservt
between New Orleans and you'll follow his and buy a KEATING. A of Music,giving best facilities to students of
Jacksonville.The > Piano; at treasonable charge. ..
Postal, Uncle: Sam's aid, and you hare our Military Instruction under a graduate
F. 0. & P. has 700 miles of track In West Point. The young men are under Mllll --
Florida running through the Catalogue.KEATING. ry Discipline similar to West Point. The
Tobacco Jtepums, College Physician attends all students without
Stock Farming and Dairy Section, :. 1 4' charge. Lake City is one of the,healthiest placesin
f Peaen and Strawberry Lands, America. high Pine Land. Pure Water. Ir
Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country, eleven years there has not been a death at th
Phosphate Belt. WHEEL CO. College. All courses are open to women. Students -
Has the Silver Spring and not prepared for the Freshman class can
Other Fine Scenery. enter the Preparatory Department
The Great Hunting Country. To all students from Florida tuition Is Free in
Reaches the Acted Fishing Ground- .. HOLYOKE, MASS. aU departments except Piano Music. M
Has the best lands for tillage,greatest variety students pay a reasonable charge. Stud<
of soils in the State,and above all from other States pay(20 a year tuition m

... Runs over :the Central Rldgreland Making Paper by Electricity. of the North will flourish in the sandy a extra.month.Young Young men women beard: in board the Mess with fam"Hall at

Where It Is High and Healthy. pine lands of the South. Beneath the town at$10 to$15 a month. College year

the Prosperous best freight towns facilities fill its for route any and produce it offers to The Cliff Paper Company of Niagara surface its habit is a mass of fibrous September For catalogues 30, 1895. address

t the Northern markets. = Falls, N. Y., use the water of Niagara roots which grow in a small space, a o. CLUTE PRESiDENT
Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.M..oDONELLG.P.A. river, first in their paper mills on the great convenience in shipping. It will LAKE CITY F

.. bluffs and then use it a second time, not sucker from the roots, and if bud.
Jacksonville Fla.
passing throuph the James Leffel & ded at the surface there is no troubleof to the desire for Morphine

.'<",.. The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular O. Co.'water wheel (advertised in the any growth from the native stock.It O E AT H free um,Whisky$5 to cure or Tobacco.MorphtVllskv : *

'-j r Offers to Shippers Ruralist) of 2,500 horse-power, to is as vigorous a grower as any of habits; $2 for cu

The Shortest and Quickest Route make,paper pulp. They now make the more rampant varieties,and hence Tobacco habit. .

another innovation, by the use of the union with the bud is perfect. It TO THE SUFFERERS FROM

BETWEEN electrical machines instead of steam is a great improvement on the Manetti

FLORIDA THE EAST AND AND ALL POINTS WEST. IN engines in making paper, by the use stock from the advantages a vigor PULMONARY DISEASE

'. of a 25o-horse power Leffel ,wheel, ous growth of root in a small
With Ventilated Cars this compass,
Improved company I beg leave to state that I now have a sure
,,. is better equipped than ever ever tohandle taking the once "passed water" to the absence of suckers from the roots, for that dread disease. Pulmonary Consumpti
the Orange and Vegetable Crops and the that You well know that this disease carries off o
insure close connections and prompt despatchto generate electricity, displaces and its adaptation to sandy pine land. seventh of the world's population every yea.
all Eastern and Western Markets. three steam engines of 200 horse- --1.Cottonseed .---- This remedy was discovered in Mexico and I
Through oars to destination without besides have gained possesion of it,and now offer it for
l change or delay.: power, furnishing power for hull ashes as fertilizerfor sale under a guarantee to cure or money- -1
: Perishable freight followed by wire and small machinery. I tobacco, gives the the best burning funded,and expect to achieve as great a stxxeH
with it I hare with Great
as my Morphine,
shippers points advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Junction Every day.reveals some new application quality, because it gives the potash in Whisky and Tobacco Cures. Write for full par.
and loss of electricity to the industrial ticulars. The price of Wilson's Consumption
All claims overcharges promptly the form of carbonate.It .
Cure is $15-fio cash with order and $rs when
adjusted. world, and the time is not far distant was found at the North Carolina cure is complete. If you have any relatives or j
See that your goods are markedvia filends suffering from this complaint I would
F. C. & P. R. R. whjjQ>> it willsbe applied to agriculturalpursuits. station that 90 per cent. of the total deem it a great favor if you would calls(; their it
constituents contained in section to this. No frauds are allowed to use the '
< For information call on or address. the und fertilizing the
"' United States malls now, and the lacUhat we
.";;,; C. B.TAYLOR.Trar.A'gt.Ocala,Fla. food consumed by fattening steers was have for four years done an immense mail orf ''
r" W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'g%Orlando Fla. Sempervlrens. excreted in the manure. Of these fertilizing business relied should convince anyone that we can
upon to do as we advertise to\1a.
O.M.HOLDEN,Trav. AYgt, Leesburg, Fla
W.R. FULLER,Trav.A'spt:: ,Tampa, Fla. -- elements, about half were. remedy suits all cases. It must go by cpT

-r Or.N.S. PENNINGTON.Jacksonville Traffic> Manager, A stock has finally been discoveredon voided in the urine and the means Hope this of saving will interest some friend you and or relative.prove to be "

t '. W, H. PLBASANTS. General Freight Aft which the choice greenhouse roses dung. Address, Jock Box 97,N.B.Laredo WILSON,H


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