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:
June 6, 1896
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
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United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
30.31944 x -81.66


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
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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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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, JUNE 6, 1896. Whole Vn.'1480 NEW. 8EB1KSt
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budded trees \ old on sour .
We have a limited supply of fine orange year
and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). AH our nursery stock having AND. LOWER SOUTH.SATSUMA .
been 1 banked; last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition.

Following varieties guaranteed true to name: on TRIFOLIATA

.;!: 85km., UO3IOSASSSA. SATSUMA NAVEL, A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.

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A limited number of the famous Pineapple orange at$1.00 each' Over 300 Varieties of .*. '
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'> BUDWOOD. Fruits and Ornamentals _
Can.furnish Budwood of all the above named varieties excepl Pineapple and Tangerine at. 75
'cents 100 $5.00 taco prepaid. Order now and save time, No agents employed.' Peaches,Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes,Hoses, etc.

._.<..:;4'. ,Writeforpr1cesetc.: ,- Address, HASTINGS & WYLIE .
-: -' Interlachen, Fla. NO, AGENTS. Catalogue for 1896. An Up-to-date Horticultural Hand-Book free on application.
; Correspondence solicited.


and ,including limited supply of ,
are offering a fine lot Budded Trees for sale for season of 95 96


Also Grape" Fruit, Tardiffs Magnum. Borium, Mediterranean. Sweet,"Bessie. Tangerine and Genuine Paper-Shell Pecans 50 cts a pound.COJflZ '
common'Orange,Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
; stocks::, Write for prices to
**":: ; ? W. SA 'KINS. & SONS .
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,...;:; .. ,Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
,*., Order r yotir-wpply now and nst ke ure of it. PRICKS: One mail,40 cents; 4 pounds, .
$1.50.BjCexpre&oV'frtight notprepaid,45 cents per pound in quantities of less than 200"pounds; e

in 200poaad and* -above, ,m beta:' "' per pound.:setdfreefl'9mstemsleavesandtrash.- By mail,postRSOn&RW Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. <.<
IK*v En ,25 cents per pound; 4 pounds,95 cents. ByexU .
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.Send for our Illustrated Catalogue. ... SPRINGVAUEY....,.,.. :....... ;.....;. 2..s0 VIRGINIA GLADES......................... ..00
;: <. : r' 7 > .v i BALTIMORE COR.'J./--; a 001 OLD BOURBON................... .....300 .
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4 Cashier. Assistant Cashier. JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon,Soc; three gallon, jsc. Remit by post-of ce- -
.F CflPITflll $100,000. money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O.D. Remit with order. .
A complete price-list of Groceries,and. Wine List,sect free on application. _


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-' An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the _
best advantage.-AIJT QIUZBD CAPITAL>$300.000.>
Depositors offered every: facility which BOX MATEBIAJ-The' Exchange ii tully prepared to supply boxes and paper on "

business ,and responsibility warrant. order. Write for price list-'j.and* terms.-:OFFICERS:- '. l

BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 QEO. R.}l'AIRnANKSresident.. D. GREENLEAF.VIce-President '! "
SAFE DEPOSIT ALBERT M.ivfes; Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER retarl. -
PER YEAR UP. .' DIRECTORS-Geo.R.:Fairbanks,Alachua CON B.O.HID Bradford Co. Dr R. E.Pratt. 1> .
V: -. Hillaboro Co.:John Fabyan Lake Co.; Crutcher Orange rl9.t.J? BLGreenleaf. Duyal Co.j
.. J.D.Mead,Duval Co.: A. Brady, Brevard Co.: F. G.Sampson, 'Martotf CO.;. d. V.HUlyer, .
,:. DIRECTORS' Marion Co.; John )f. Bryan,Osceola Co.; W. B. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. S.foreman St. .
John:L.',Marvin 0- Church Anderson Cnas. Marvin, Johns Co. C. F.A. Bielby.VolusJa Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co. 1
W..Mi Davidson Judge R;B.Archlbald, Addresshall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange: ,Jackeomrille,Rte, StencUl
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: 5'flr... A_ damsn Methods. four those .
bending Mr.
sprouts, over as
"' .. Adams suggests, and lop over by a "
<. A correspondent of the ustis'Lake half-cut the sprout above the bud. "

: Region" thus reports an interview: They contend it is not wisdom to leave. THE "DAISY" PW1

j":. .:Vs"Mr. Adams,",said the correspondentj great body of sprouts to take the vitality

:;- "how are you. going toYorm a head from the roots, which necessitates -
:f, on-that tree?" '! shall leave all of more fertilizing to make wood ; -

$;.: them.. I ,want every leaf oh the tree I that will never be-utilized. That if the e

.' -:''.*",<. can get It is.just as easy to start the roots, die from want'of top to balance
,f.. head of the tree three inches underground them, the budded stems will make An. Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry

A' t 'i: '. as it ,is three feet above. If roots in place of those that have died Grower Should Have.

... ':- .; .they are all.cut off but one I will lose as'the exigencies of the tree require,
;' two or three years in forming a bearing and less plant food will be needed. -
1' .. .' head .
The succeeds with variousmethods
4 orange
!- I said : ClAre you going to prune the of treatment. It will probably .

/_ tops off of these grafts or let them form ) require the time of many genera-

" ... .' 'heads up high? /'No" sir; the tops tions to ascertain the one best method, .

will dot form high Last summer we and different environments may require I o

. pinched in some of the tops to make different methods. Let us have .

;: them throw out wide branches. If the experience of orange: growers on

y you notice, they are bursting side- this and other points in orange grow.

:!. '- shoots all the way up. You cannot ing. Experience is better than theory. .

.d-make an orange tree form a high head The above suggestions are in reference ,. .
. unless,you. butcher it up." to sour stumps Air. Adams' suggestions f

t.- "Mr. Adams, I have many stumps about forming the body of a .
: '. of ten to twelve-year-old trees' that sweet tree from three inches below

< were cut off low down that have from ground, instead of three feet above,

one to thirty sprouts. What is the looks plausible, and where buds are : .
-best now to do, bud one and form the not inserted should be tried. Thus

f top from that, or bud two or three and grown from the stump of a bearing tJ"ltTlm
.'cut-off all the rest?" tree,'we see no reason why they should ,

A "Bud three not bear fruit as soon 4s wood is formedto
two or or more, as you
have the time and bud do produce it.<-So Ruralist.
patience to ; .
.. The best-Tool for intensive culture the
; saves expenses of a horse
off Bend them ;
not cut over on
: v .the ground;any.lay a chunk of wood,.limb :Treatment of Frozen- Orange Trees. does the work just how and where you want it done..

of a tree or anything to hold them A gentleman from Leesburg recent- {

!'f. down. ,They will not grow much. ly visiting groves of Inter- Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries cultivated entirely'by hand.
(\ The l leaves will help to keep vitality in lachen remarked: "Your orange growers This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Fl rfda-uSe and
;: the roots, and when your buds Jake ,if have made a mistake in cutting with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. "'.!;" .

, the sprouts are not too large, cut them down your frozen orange trees. The .

i' -- .partly off, so they will bend. I tell you, sprouts would grow much better if the Four'Points \
4' many groves will be budded 'to death trees had been left standing." We and _a Wrench Go With Each Plow.

' -, < h summer. Th\:,trees are using every cited him to a small isolated grove

.effort to recover their tops and formleaves' where the trees had not been cut and
1J' Given with this to subscribers for ,
paper our one for
year $5,00 atour.
..: to sustain their roots. People where hardly a sprout had appeared, Store-room. f..Q:). .

.- .: ..will bud one or two sprouts and cut off while all around about the stumps of FARMER m& FRUIT GROWER .
.i the rest, and lop over the tops above cut trees there was a vigorous growth. ,

; ''f-*". the buds. Part of the roots-wilt die He replied that in his neighborhoodthe JACKSONVU4 LI s PrhA. .

: for want of nourishment and the trees experience had been the reverse.It .

.F .. '. -", will have another- -setback. In the only goes to prove that the questionhas N. B. Special low rates given Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in connection -
.;freeze of .1886 I had some lemon trees not been settled and that the en- with the paper.- Write us gBjterms. #

t.;: frozen down, and part of them I budded vironment, condition of tree and soil, .

r in the spring and summer, and exposure of crown, roots, cultivation, '
r : part J let go for two or three years and etc., etc., may have more to do with WHY ? '
: then budded. The latter formed the the progress of growth than the stand ;

largest ,tops .and came into,bearing ing or cutting of the tree. Go on"Niggering the Corn off the Cob .Blistering Hands andWearing"the
first.. They had regained their vitali your.
.: -: Skin off
,:. tyand; when budded just whooped I Pear Blight. ? Buy a"CYCLONE"

t ,:them up. Do not be in too much hurtry A. M. Hildebrandt- of College.Station I CORN SHELLER.

... or.\. ',. ,. to bud your grove." Texas, claims that Mr. String-
1- ;' It might seem presumption to question fellow's of is SEVERAL
theory pear blight not SEASONS 2WHY YOU
r ; the theories of so ,successful an and is little
proven, not a surprisedthat 1 SHOULD HAVE ONE.
.orange" grower,and so successful a man the latter would promulgate a I--
as Mr. Dudley W. Adams.The principal The -
" theoryon one year's experiments. .
.,, point we would criticise. in the '' It Is folly warranted against breaking: or get
of the of is .
",: question causes pear blight ting out of order by any lair usage. '
above is his advice to let all the sprouts still The. scientific mindof ... It takes less
an open one. : power to do the came amount of
f 1- t grow." the United States, which has given = work made.than any other machine of its size ever
! .; The best show of a tree to our z'J
much time and labor the
to subject, There is no time lost after you are through
t .. .. knowledge, in Interlachen is a single seems as far as ever from a solution. e = shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
corn, the machine
as takes the corn all off the
\\i ,. bud In a ten-year-old stump,now some The writer once asked a horseshoerif cob,drops the corn in takes
': ten or twelve feet high, with a fine he had a remedy for curing corns on the cob on around and throws it off t the back.
FI By a little practice with it can shell
: which has had you
-.f branching never a a horse's foot, and he replied: "No. "' one bushel of ears in about 4 minutes or less.
:' sprout.from the stump Mr. J. H. The man.who will discover one need ::" =' The sheller larger is.mall machine but it will do the work of '. ,.
: Wylie who is the proprietor pf the "
do another work. His
never day's The spring can be adjusted to any tension re
Interlachen nurseries, and Mr. Baker, J reply would apply to the discov- quired and can be loosened when not in use,thus
avoiding any chance of Us giving out.
who has of than .
t ... charge more groves ery of a remedy for pear blight, if he A sheller wrench accompanies every jnachine.
any other person in Interlachen, find could patent it.
that letting the sprouts grow, where .. The manufacturer of this machine Is rated in the Commercial Agenda at $125,000 and 1*
known to the Editor to be '
.- -- personally a responsible man. The
" .." : there are many of them, takes the life Texas State Horticultural Society,
t < from the bud and will not permit it toflourish. Meeting j CYCLONE CORN SHELLER .
&" j: .. :' They are putting in two buds Will be held in the buildings of the! is*not a worthless claptrap affair but has genuine.merit.
Retail price$3.00. Given with the paper one year for${.oo or as premium: lor three sewsubscribers
h ,.'- '.< ? in the most vigorous sprouts from the Fruit Palace Association at Tyler, I at $2.00 each. Address all orders to .

k .. stump,and remove all sprouts near the Texas, between the 4th and i8th of' FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER '
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: CLOVER AGAIN. etc. In this way you get two crops KAFFIR CQRN-H would seem to be too slow a processto

each year from the same land, one x>f Cultivation.The suit many people. .

More Important. Here. Than Red vegetables, another of hay and also Lastly, many farmers do not thrash
should be cultivated like
Clover. the North. : one of beggar-weed to prow under crop the grain at all, but feed the stalk,

r Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower: .and your soil is increasing in fertility sorghum or corn. The weeds shouldbe head and all, as cut. But even thoughit

.- I am.much pleased to see the inter- 'all the timer kept down from the start, using is fed in tight boxes, so that waste

est manifested in Florida in referenceto It should be cut before it becomestoo preferably a spring-toothed cultivator, b'y shattering is largely prevented,
which will throw
not the earth much
beggar-weed. In my judgment it large and woody, about the timeit with fenders attached while the there is, nevertheless, a large waste in

merits all it is getting. and ten fold begins to bloom.I plantsare feeding the seed whole, since it is not
to them
more. notice .one of your correspondentsin prevent. covering masticated and goes through the ani-

If rightly utilized it will solve the speaking of some of its. disadvantages up.The mals undigested. .

problem oi how to make Florida sand says that where it grows very roots are near the surface. In- Heads; which are not perfectly dry
at the Kansas station last
fertile and at the same lime secure to rank it increases the labor of preparing vestigations should not be thrown in large piles, as ,
showed that the
the many hall starved horses and cattle the land for planting the spring.I summer roots reach they will heat They can be stored in

in our State the very best of green must beg leave to differ with him out four to six feet laterally in all di- narrow corncribs or in narrow rail
rections and that most of them from
feed and hay superior to any imported. here. are pens, built so as to let the air pass
inches from the surface.
two to ,
clover or timothy. If you have not got beggarweedyou through the mass. 'J
;: I am confident that in a few years are quite certain to have crabgrass Deep culture is, therefore, a mistake, In thrashing, the grain, especiallY

the people of this State will have in its place. Andthe; man who since it destroys a large portion of the the red variety, will break badly unless -

learned, the important lesson that beg- can maintain his mental equilibriumand feeders and to that extent weakens the the concave is removed from the

'gar-weed is deserving of even a more his moral status intact while attempting plants. The surface soil should be machine and boards put in its place.
.. i in in the kept mellow until the crop begins to .
agriculture. under
..:. prominent place to plow a heavy cropof head when cultivation should YIELD, OF KAFFIR CORN.
South than red clover now occupies crab fs at least a philosopher, cease.
in the North. if not.a Christian. If seeded about the middle of :May, The yield per acre of grain and fodder
the plants will head early in Augustand must, of course, vary with the sea-
f f; For the benefit of those who have Instead of putting it under as he
the grain will be ripe about the son. The red variety, as grown at the
State and all others finds it
t lately come to our proposed doing, he deposited .
middle Kansas station has
of out-
h:. who are still paying exorbitant prices at intervals of every five or six feet, I September. ,
yielded both white Kaffir corn and In-
-I' for what, in many instances, is. very in piles about the size of a wheel-bar-I HARVESTING.. dian corn. The
:-_ Northern I will sub Exhausted his The should be and shockedas average yields per
poor, musty, hay, row. physically, crop cut acre of these three at this station forth
; mit the method I have adopted of cur- wit's end mentally, and terribly convulsed soon as the grain is ripe. English >

.;. ing beggar.weed for hay. and shattered morally, the sparrows will damage it badly if they were$ years as followsVARIETY.1889, 1890, 1891, and 1892 -

l'\ I don't begin to cut until the dew average man is about ready to curse have the chance. Over-ripeness also .4

;p.-?: is off. Then spread it out thin as I the day he was born. causes the white Kaffir corn to shell 4' Grain. Fodder.

| j; can and leave it that way for two or Compared with this convulsion and when handled. Unlike corn, all varieties

Y..| three hours. Then turn it overhand almost total wreck of our triple be- have the very desirable qualityof Red Kaffir com...... ...... Burei8 68.25 T<1 Tk 6.05!.
:f* in an hour or two make into wind ing it is a positive luxury to go into a remaining green, after the grain ma- White Kaffir corn......... itJ.55 6.31
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;.1 rows and put It into as large heaps as field of beggar-weed from four to six tures, until killed by frost.. The fodder Indian com on. eo. 45.50 3.a1

: I can conveniently Then I cover feet high and with one end of a chain is, therefore, still in excellent con
The refer to clean seed
. grain yields
-with 'covers about nine feet square fastened to the singletree and the dition when the grain ripens, and when ,
56 pounds to the bushel and the.fodder
made of duck cloth or stout muslin. other to the beam of your plow, see cured, will make better feed than if
yields to the field- ured weight
These covers if properly: cared for stalk with and the had dried the .
I nearly every glide ease plant up as corn In 1893- the white variety was discarded
".. will last several years i grace beneath the furrow, in a few plant does. '
too In
as being light a yielder.
I leave the in this condition months in the form of
heaps reappear golden The crop can be harvested in several that the red Kaffir '
corn yielded
, over night. In the morning, as soon corner luscious melons. ways. At the Kansas station it is bushels of seed and tons of

, as the.',dew is off, if the weather is, Hoping the people of Florida may usually cut with a sled cutter, which 49 fodder, while com yielded 5,25 bushels 1 .
,favorable, I open the piles loosely that soonmore fully appreciate the merits takes two ;rows at a time. The cutteris of seed and tons of fodder In

:: \the air may circulate through themand of our Florida clover and no longer pulled by one horse andrequires two the 1.75 of ,

;;...'. in an hour or two it is.ready to take submit to the ignominy of having a lot attendants, one to care for each row. the red extremely variety dry failed season to produce 1894 more even
to the barn with the leaves horses and cattle advertising
!'. adhering. of half starved The crop is collected in armfuls as cut than a light sprinkling of seed, scattered -

": ,, firmly to the branch. our poverty and inhumanity and shocked.. Any good corncutter over the field, and it was not

If, however, in the morning the Jo the many thousands who annuallycome will do the work. It can, of course, : thrashed but the fodder averaged two
;! weather does not prove favorable! the within our borders. also be cut by hand if a machine is not i tons per acre. In 1895, 15 acres of

\ covers make me comparatively independent > Yours truly, available. A light, short crop may the red Kaffir corn averaged 41 bush

':: of the weather,as I can safely B, B.. ELSE. even-be cut with a self-binder. Some els of grain and 2 tons. of fodder

T v wait for several days .if necessary. Orlando, Fla. growers* use a header,. collecting the acre. Black-hulled white Kaffir com per

.i i Putting it in piles to remain over %. . heads only and leaving the fodder to ( at the Kansas station for the
|1P; night or longer,. I think is very impor- be eaten of(by stock. The header will
A. Sanders of Fort Ogden has. first time in 1895)), yielded in plats at
? 1'# tant, as it undergoes a sweating process cut off a large cent of leaves
. bought the Hildreth orange 'grove'- the rate of.34.03 bushels of grain and
and then being opened up to with the heads which renders the curing I i
forty acres for $ioooo, and has 1.23 tons of fodder per acre, and corn
i..M' the air and sun a short time is not so the place. of the latter, preparatory to the produced 23.05 bushels per acre. In
likely to become musty in the barn. thrashing difficult. In that
t. \ more case
: 1891 the red variety produced the
:' In it is important Mr. S. H. Coleman has turned hisattention ofdry
curing it is best
r to supplying a much felt to pile them with layers highest yield on record here, viz., 98
have it
not to too
exposed straw to prevent heating.
l to the sun and to want, a good pasture land for the When the bushels per acre. The same year the
f long especially see heads are cured and Nebraska station a yield of
reports -
J- that it is not overtaken by any of the convenience"of those living in town ready to thrash, there are again several -
.; showers which in such and owning horses, ,cattle, etc. To 112.5 bushels of grain per acre,, variety -
many put an modes of procedure. The most
not named. At the North
he has inclosed
unceremonious appearance in Florida. meet seventy common way is to cut the heads off
Louisiana station in 1893 Kaffir
of the rice fields with
,r. Cured as above stated,it makes hay wire acres fence and sunk an artesian a good well with a corn knife. A large armful is produced 4 tons of fodder and J 10

which in the judgment of my horse, is abundance of laid with the heads across a block of bushels of .grain per acre. IiT, the
that water
.. superior to crab clover or supplies an wood, when a few strokes sever them.It ..
any grass, in large troughs for the use oft the same year, at the Arkansas station, it
\ timothy hay he can get; and if thereis stock. Halifax. may be thrashed without severingthe produced 5,178 pounds of dry.fodder

"' any horse in the State in better condition JournalThe heads, either by running the whole acre.

,t:' I have failed to see him. editor of the Tropical Sun re- plant through the thrasher-which, per ... -

S",: When it is grown for hay a very ceived a bronze medal and a diploma however, is not desirable, as it breaksthe Notes on Kaffir: Corn.

: liberal supply of seed should be sown from the World's Fair for pineapples, leaves up very badly-or by stick- Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower:

t, ". the first year. After that it will seed which had been shipped to him by ing the heads of an armful of plants I notice in your paper of May 23rdan

: itself. After taking off a crop of hay Mr G. C. Matthams for his wedding into the cylinder for an instant until article headed "What is Kaffir

''i"_ another will :mature in time to be breakfast but arrived. too late; the grain is beaten out. Corn?** written by Wm. L. Orange of

;,{: ; '. :. .plowed under in the fall, filling the Still other growers cut the heads off Mannville, Fla., in which he corrects

.>' :.:. ground with seed and adding greatly The Herlong saw mill at Cedar one by one in the field and throw themin some statements made by the Texas

y: S. -;; ,to-,its fertility, leaving it in fine condition Key is,to have a box and barrel making a wagon, as they would gather corn Farm and Ranch, in which it states

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: '. : 'of stalks from one seed. Mr. Oranget' farther; on Kaffir corn, as to the the amounts used being under absolute yation, which apparently destroys',the-
says that the writer never saw a stalk of later
growth planting, etc. control. From
results of these surface roots and forces the tree to
of pure Kaffir corn, then goes on to JOHN L. BROWN. experiments and from extensive field feed lower down.

, say that genuine Kaffir corn only produces Hawthorn, Fla. observations Tn many parts of the TREATMENT.

one stalk to the grain. Now, I P. S. I wish State it
to be fair in this mat- seems highly probable that When
die-back is
will due to the excessiveuse
to Mr. that
say Orange I now
: When I disease is caused
ter. first saw the additional the by malnutrition. of
have Kaffir highly nitrogenous fertilizers
corn from seed ,
growing stalks starting I regarded it as suckers In most cases it is probably inducedby
he sent me by mail; it is now more an effective remedy consists in simply
t' .. than waist high as I walk along the aswe see often on corn, but they excessive use of organic nitrogenous ceasing .to cultivate and allowing all
fine and be fertilizers. As before
grew so seemed to catching stated, weeds
'i. rows, a fine growth for a dry season, i up with, the main stalk, and now trees near stables, chicken houses, entirely to all grow. In fertilizing omit
and each highly nitrogenous
grain planted has organic
: from three to four fine produced not all, but many are equal in size privies, etc., are very commonly manures, but use about the normal
vigorous and height with the stalk. Our affected by the disease.
.. parent Heavy appli of
quantity and
stalks. It IS a rare thing to but potash phosphoricacid.
: see
maize does do Now it cations of cotton seed meal
corn, not so. dned
; '. one stalk., I will state that the grain As the tree recovers a small
remains to see, if all these stalks will blood, or other highly nitrogenous
+ amount of should be
i gave but one stalk when it sprouted nitrogen given,
produce heads alike; we will soon see. organic fertilizers are frequently followed in the
and first came through the ground, preferably of nitrate of
+ J. L. B. by the of the trou
the same as wheat or rats, then soon .. .. ble. Groves appearance fertilized continuouslywith soda or sulphate of ammonia, until
t gave out the other two or three and the tree is brought up to its normal

... S _. sometimes four other stalks. At first Dle-baok-Dause and Treatment. organic fertilizers rich in nitro. condition. If the disease is producedby
;' the first stalk to appear kept ahead of Messrs. W. T. Swingle and H. J. gen with are the usually more or less affected the close proximity of .privies,
malady,'depending the
*: 'the others, but at this time I cannot Webber of. the U. S. Subtropical Lab of fertilizer upon chicken houses, barns, etc., removing -
quantity used.
f' see but a slight difference in the oratory, at Eustis, Fla., have written the chemical manures such nitrate : i these will usually result in the

f height and and size of the stalks. To a brief treatise on The Principal Dis of soda as I recovery of the affected trees.

, verify what I say, if desired; I will eases of the Citrous Family in Florida, in or sulphate of ammonia, when In the case* of barns which
used excessive
will finally

e, dig up a hill or so, and send to Mr., which is published by the Depart cannot be removed it has been
produce the disease is
L S 'Orange, or to the Fruit Grower. ment. It forms a much-needed supplement but all evidence, yet indicates questionable Found effective in some caSes to dig

( I. know that this statement will to the well-known work of that they will not. ,In several experiments trenches between the trees and the

confuse Mr. Orange, as he sold me "Professor H. G. Hubbard, which the excessive quantities of barn to prevent the feeding roots from

f- S The seed, and I think it the {genuine treats on the insects affecting the citrus chemical manures used killed the running under the former. Of course
r family. Neither one of these standard the caution in regard to the use of
Kaffir corn. Now I will say that I trees outright; although no signs of
:: planted it very early in February, ogood n works touches on the white fly, the the disease appeared. organic nitrogenous fertilizers given
; land latest and one of the most troublesome above is applicable in this case also.
pine well fertil !
grey very A form of the disease known When the
4y; .r' ized with stable manure. I have orange pests, though the remarks i assoil malady caused by plant-
E' under the die-back is very common and is i; ing on die-back lands, treatments
S of
some more just and some just t heading Sooty Mold give I vary
S up very evidently independent of the ac according to the character of the soil.
that particulars as. to the making and
planted, so I will have an opportunity application tion
to know much about this of the resin wash which is the of any fertilizer. Certain fields If the grove is on low, wet soil,
of limited area, which are low and thorough drainage will be
r: corn. I will state that it.may be thatvery remedy employed against the whitefly usually
poorly drained or underlaid with found effective with
.. an remedy other
early planting and
very good "hardpan" (a ferruginous sandstone If
treatment. the soil underlaidwith
), is
ground l' have had This work of
some to forty pages,
seem predisposed to produce the dis hardpan, mulching the trees with
p produce more stalks than one. I ;and a number of excellent plates, constitutes 01
ease. Trees set out such soilsnever
on pine straw, leaves
S. __' think it may be that Mr Orange has Bulletin No. 8 of the U. S. something
develop but of this
normally, contract nature and

not'had: long experience the raising Department of_Agriculture, Division die-back in its worst form. These will allow the
.. .of Kaffir corn.. It is not far from his of Vegetable Physiology and Pathology remain roots
frequently in
a to develop near the surface
,,. home to mine, and I would be truly and should be in the hands of stunted condition years and
.. each year's growthas I usually bring about a cure. The lat.
glad to have him every We .
: come some day and orange grower. quote the formed
dying }back. Such trees ter has been found an effective treatment .
:Y see my corn. following: finally die if allowed to remain un in many instances. Good drain
I am old
an farmer, sixty-eight CAUSE. treated. Often considerable loss is age is also beneficial in such cases.

years old, have lived in. Florida fourteen The cause of dle-back is not et incurred by planting and fertilizing .> i .... ,

Vl:: years, and I see that we have thoroughly understood. For several groves on these dieback soils. The Messrs. Windsor and Lanz shipped
f; : .- need ,to learn all we can concerning experiments have been
years underway symptoms of die-back are the same their first peaches last Thursday.
.. :the, Much here is,new to determine
me to whether
various fertilizers whether due
f'f -. ; to excessive fertilizationor They netted them at the rate of $9
,/' : S V and many <&f us that were farmers i in I may not produce the malady y to improper soil conditions, and i it per bushel.-Walton County Breeze

:+ \ the.North, and, Mr. Editor, we trul Experiments hare also been conductedin is probable that the real cause will be The Florida East Coast railroad
appreciate your journal, and,the privilege the with has
laboratory water cultures.In found to bethe, same in both cases.Both
you grant, us to convey our these experiments various forms of forms of the disease rob ventilated
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Notes By the W y. ing prospects of success. Have also years.ago'there was a general disposi- crop has been handled by the Southern .
Editor Farmer-and Fruit-Grower: planted a few trees of Japan walnut, tion to test the :Mediterranean Sweet California Fruit Exchange, and
A friend has sent me the American Persian walnut, Mammoth Japan and other late varieties. But the Na- those who have adopted this methodof
Courier.of :March 17th, 1849, from chestnut, and English filbert, all of vel has been such a favorite in the sale are said to be very well satisfied .
which I take this clipping: which ,are at' present doing well. markets of the East this winter thatit with the returns; the Exchangehas /;
".* Four thousand orange trees Lastly, I have planted the nuts of the now holds undisputed place as the received the highest prices in its
were destroyed by frost on a single English walnut,hoping also to succeed represenative California orange. history.-Redlands Letter in Garden
plantation in ,Florida during the intensely with these. Therefore I am not dis That orange groves are still considered and Forest. S
.cold weather*in February." appointed, the nuts having sproutedwell. "a good investment is shown by r .
"j-*The cold has been very severe the proposed plantings this season. Florida-Rod! Oranges.
in Texas.. Herds of antelopes have In answer to my card asking for in- There will be considerable additionto The American orange market has .
been (oundrozen to death on the formation on the subject of English the acreage of southern California, a new factor in the'shape of oranges
plains and covered with snow." walnuts, Prof. Rolfs, of the Florida particularly in ,San Bernardino county imported from and raised in Italy
I took a brief outing last week to State Experiment Station, says: "You where the crop has been large, not from seeds of oranges grown along .
see what my friends were doing in will find some articles on the English I appreciably damaged by the frost, and the Indian River, Florida. The first
their groves. Buds are growing apace walnut on page 183, Vol. 4, ((1892) of sold at good prices. Investors in the consignment of these 'new oranges
notwithstanding the drouth, which an the FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT northern part of the state, encouragedby reached this country last week, and
old resident told me was the most severe GROWER, and again on page 284, Vol. the returns from the early ship were.landed in New York.
he had ever known.I 3 ((1891)), of the same paper. Also in ments from Palermo and, Oroville, The frequent failures of the Florida
saw many dead fish in creeks near Dispatch ((1887) Nos. 29, 30, 31, 35 will also make extensive plantings. It orange crop and the poor quality of
Hastings. I also saw Japan Dwarf is stated that one orchard to be planted this fruit from other sourcescomparedwith
Blood peaches heavily ,fruiting, and Through the kindness of the editorof near Palermo, if the trees can be the delicious Indian, River fruit,
fully ten days earlier than Peen-to or the Spring, I have a copy of your obtained, will consist of fourteen hun- have been so disastrous to large fruit
'y aldo. The peach has good flavor: paper and address you these lines in dred acres. Prime trees in the nur- dealers that some of them determinedto
and aroma and deeply colored. Saw the hope of securing such informationas
sery three or four years ago were try the experiment of raising Flor-
also.'Exdelsior plums, top heavily fruit- may be of value to those who contemplate worth $1.50 to $2.00 each. Then ida fruit in a less fickle climate. So
ing" and ripe the 28th of May. Theseat locating in your State. there was a collapse in prices, owingto some time ago they obtained seeds
Mr. JTyrrell's: place near Hastings. D. D. SWARTLEY. over production, and an almost to- from one of the groves of the best
The trees came from G. L. Taber's, Green Cove Springs, Fla.
tal cessation of demand, until trees oranges in the Indian River region,
Glen St. Mary, and have only been Close of the i California. sold as low as ten cents each. Hun and sent them to Rodi, Italy, where
set tWo) years. LYMAN. PHELPS. Season. dreds of acres of nursery stock were they were_ planted_ and under the
The orange season is practically at grubbed out and burned. This year warm Italian skies grew and flourished
o S Nut Growing. at end in California. There are a few there is a demand, not only from Cal and came to fruition in good,
Editor Firmer and Fruit-Grower: scattering carloads Mediterranean ifornia, but from Arizona, Mexico and time. S .
Since locating in your State last fall Sweets,. St Michaels and Valenciasstill Florida. Prices have risen to fifty The result far exceeded even the
I became very much interested in the. to go forward, but all of the and seventy-five cents a tree, and it is most sanguine expectations of the
prospect of nut farming for profit. I : Navels have been sent east. About predicted that the Navels will be planters, and last week these dealers
therefore began making-inquiries, first I 5,600 carloads have been shipped,and worth at least a dollar apiece next were displaying the finest orangesever
among my neighbors and later on the early estimates varied between I year. Many nurserymen who have a brought to this country, deliciousin .
among the horticulturists of the Statein 8,000 and 10,000 carloads. stock of late varieties are budding flavor and fine to look at.
search of the information I desired. The prices realized have been the them over to navel buds, although it These oranges are of the thfn-
I find pecan growing, while not best for the past five years. A large is a disputed question whether the skinned variety, plump and well filled
practiced to any extent here, gives proportion of the Navels were sold at resulting trees are strong and healthy.As with juice and delicate in fibre. They
promise of good returns, individualtrees from$2.So to$2.94 a box,free on board it requires four years to mature a are daintily packed, each one being
returning yearly yields with littleor in Southern California. The average tree for transplanting from the seed' rolled in tissue paper of different
no attention given them. I have price for good Navels has been about there will probably be good prices for hues, with tinsel fringe The boxesin
grafted the pecan dons into several $2.20, which nets the grower the satis- all the trees now in the nurseries. which they .are- packed are madeof
hundred young hickory trees this factory sum of $1.70 a box. Seed- Reports from different parts of spruce, and 'are all manufacturedin
spring, and with few exceptions, theyare lings and others have also sold well, southern California indicate that the ., Bangor, Me., whence they are
doing nicely. Should they do well, but the crop of these has orange trees are setting heavily, that shipped directly to Rodi, which is on
this will be a short way to returns and been smaller than in former the climatic conditions have been favorable the Adriatic. '
avoid the delay of waiting for trees to years. A result of these conditionshas so far, and that, barring' hot The consignment which'has comeso
grow. from the nut. been to create a great demand for winds in the summer and frosts next far amounted to 200 cases. Before
I have also grafted the Paragon Navel nursery stock, both north and winter, the coming crop will be a largeone. the end of the season it is expectedthat
chestnut into chinquapin. stocks (which south, the demand for these trees ex- 12,000 cases of these new orangeS
k a bush chestnut), with very flatter. ceeding the supply. Two or three About forty per cent of this year's will be received Probably highjW'i
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prices -Phil. Grocery dophoenix
Sargentii, on Long Key. rarest and
most unique of North '
: World.
growth is
._" A few young trees of this remarkable say always superior.
c-- _____ palm found American trees, and one which as to The company is now putting in its s
were him
:' by on Elliott's beauty of is
-;,....t.Bhlpp1nll Plums.Zditor Key in 1881, but were mistaken for fruitage -perhapsnot ex- irrigating plant, and will soon be pre- ;
., .... .Farmer and FruIt.Grower: celled by any tree in the world. The pared to irrigate all their It
young royal palms. Five later crops.
years is short and thick
-.. Will you kindly inform me where I he accompanied Prof C. S. Sargenton curiously variegated with, smooth alternate and will be supplied with a pump with a ':i

: can get small basket crates to ship a cruise in the steamer Laurel, bands of brown and i capacity of 20,000 gallons an hour. __ ,
plums in? and in greenish gray. The next move of the is .
Kelsey plums, which will exploring the same key Professor The crown of leaves company
now} soon be ripe, and if ,it is advisable Sargent was first,to catch sight ofa the date palm, and at its base that of to start a cigarette factory, which will (

to wrap same i in orange paper mature and well fruited tree of the borne clusters are begin operation before summer IS ;:J

when packing, and what size crates same palm and the fruit was found to i gorgeous of them of red berries, over. The Cuban colony is steadily 1?
would advise be many so large that a- mane I growing and new additions arrive '
to in different
you ship ; holding wholly from that of th could :
.... how one with his every week.-Times-Union. .
many plums to crate? royal or any'other known palm. The
arms. berries are about 1-
as large
W. H. GRCOTT.. Drawings were made for Professor :
Anthony, :Fla. Sargent's "Trees of North as average grapes, and a large pro- -
r America portion of them are united in twos Live Stock;

.- Ship in the six-basket crate ;' these and material for study was sent to and threes. The fleshy covering of then ............. """'- """'- ....... ....
: :.. can be bought of W. S. Wightman, Wendlandt, the leading authority o nut is bitter, the kernel almostas
,this city, as cheap as at the factory. palms, who found it to be both speci hard very as ivory Cows vs. Hens. _

It will be worth while fically and, generically distinct from -
to wrap them Professor Curtiss secured enough of Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower
if you do not have to incur too either known species. the fruit to fill two barrels, which he The most one-sided
:. expense in doing it it is This discovery led to the detectionof production I
important shipped from
; I. Planter on Key Largo have in
ever seen the F. &. F. G. is
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, to preserve the bloom on the fruit. grove same palm on to Professor Sargent, who will doubt an article copied from the
Jacksonville ought to be a good marI Long Key, which was then being converted less distribute them to all the botanic Keeper in Poultry
journal of the
;, _ket now for good plums; we' have into cocoanut plantations, and i gardens and palm nurseries in the inst., Hens vs.your Cows. 9th

t., never seen it so bare of fruit before i in the owner ordered its preservation, world. Thus the existence of the It is
certainly unfair for
t. V seven years. Kelsey plums have usually which was most fortunate, as otherwisethis Pseudoph nix is likely to be prolong compare the results; very of anything one sold, td
: been shipped'here too remarkable tree might have been ed
or indefinitely
green independently of its at fancy retail prices, with that which
:else wormy; the good fruit seems to exterminated before being brought existence in a wild state, which is evi is sold at wholesale. .
into cultivation.
shipped north.
'. ... Long Key is situated about sixty dently precarious.. -Times-Union. -Whv. _can't those who have thinirs to
u'-, .. __ sell, sell them on their merits without

VV Rare Florida Palms., and mixes is norineasiwara of very irregular from form Key consist vresi, Tobacco. detracting from that of others? '

Prof. A. H. Curtiss returned recent ing of three arms or each On reading that article it occurred to
ly from his seventh prongs, me that one to such
among the about two miles Last In get prices for
long. summer a personal letter to us Mr. H.
Florida chickens and
keys, and reports a number Professor Curtiss landed on this key Curtis, Agricultural and Immigration eggs must be pretty
V, of interesting botanical good chicken man and could
discoveries including with a diagram furnished him by Agent of the F. C. & P. Railway at very
two additions his list well afford to eat his own and
of Commodore. :Monroe eggs
had succeeded Quincy states that tobacco has suffered
two hundred Florida trees. 'It was in finding the, palms and also much from drouth. ,He says: "have charge himself 27.05 cents per dozen
and that
V his special object tor ,study the palms in a man who feeds cows 20
successfully advised
5 of f some of the first setting out
rations '
peculiar tdr these coral islands and i in them to Cocoanut Grove; but varying cut down and suckers trained instead cent 365 days and gets no better -
this he succeeded beyond his up returns, is a very poor cow man. .
: little .
expec a from the the
right hfailed hard
course, e ; are and woody
tation Had he.sold his
I chickens and
range of each to find anything besides cocoanuts with no elasticity. I think eggs at
and securing the material that has and wholesale, by the thousand as V the
Now that Sumatra seed
mangroves. he with
sown. now favorable
been needed for their milk was sold, he
probably wouldnot
accurate has
succeeded in the "
reaching seasons to follow
palms do
might well
tification and description. he 'finds that Commodore Monroe's .. have realized $2.0o for his eggs ,
There three and $1.50 for chickens.
arc kinds of
palms instructions
on L
pretty nearly correct Tobacco at Fort Meade.
the keys that can hardly be dis but Such tales remind one very much of
not as 'simple as they might havebeen. 'The first of Cuban tobacco
tinguished from crop the embellished pictures
one another: at a lit we see in
: tIe distance. They have fan ed I If grown by the Cuban colony here i is I some seed man's highly colored cata.
-shap one will land a.few. hundred I
t leaves and now ready for harvesting. The beans for
stems seldom cur !logue, instance. Had
exceeding of the .
yards east south
: three inches in diameter point of LonKeyat g ing poles are in place, and cutting will 1 'beans improved as claimed, during
thoughsometimes a black
mangrove stand begin this week. The
Cuban To the
attaining a height of past twenty-five years, would
nearly alone we
ing at the water's
V ..' .V forty feet They furnish the inhabi will then proceed edge inland, and bacco Growers' company, under have pods a yard long and beans as
tants with "crawl poles"and materials directly whose supervision most of the to- large as marbles by this time.
-.. across a narrow skirt of
swamp, he bacco here is "
V for hats and baskets. being grown will plan Didn't the man
will get anything but
VVV .. > ,L'o.." For the first time'Prof.:, Curtiss sue- see, the on emerging from the mangroves 200 acres in September for the fall 1 milk from his cows? And didn't bis ? V

r n :? ceeeded in finding the grove of-Fseu5 before, him, and Pseudophc he will behold directly the: crop. The Cubans are greatly pleased family drink any of it? If they drank j
with the
e V : :Vu t,:: ._ 'J.>: '_ present crop, but the all any" he surely ought to be charged atc
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1 least as.much- per gallon as the. eggs- \ the company paid me $50. They also spring, and keep at work until late in Lands for. .: a : S,
were dozen. killed the Durham and
pe| cow paid me fall, giving an average for the year
Milk in a family is worth all of 25 $150. The Devon cow I have yet; which' is seldom exceeded by any
cents per gallon drink and brother her first and second calves I have yet. other breed. They are non-sitterst Lemons
u_. .No chicken, however, is worth They are by my thoroughbred pedi and lose no time hatching broodS.- ,
$I., O to eat and eggs are a pretty'dear greed Stoke Pogis Jersey bull and are Farm. and Fireside. .
ration at 27 cents. as well wortlt$ oo a piece as,that chicken Grape Fruit .
If the chickens and eggs were sold fancier's cockerels are worth $3,
for breeding purposes, why not compare and I would not sell them for less. Two Sides to Prices. and
,the results with two cows used Her last calf I stallfed and eat him at When the markets: are well supplied, Pineapples IN' .
_for the same purpose ?s bur months and considered I got $15 the least desirable goods bring very
.- In that case there might be a calf or worth of &eat. Her capacity for milk low prices. .It is then that the poul- Brevar ,
two, worth, say $Ioo each. Judging was four gallons. tryman ventilates his opinion of the Dade Counties
.from the price he puts on his cockerels The chicken business is like all commission merchant and -chargeshim ,

left over, that would not be put of others, a proper thing for those who with many sins that should be FLORIDA- .
the,way. are made that way and like it, but I laid at the door of the' poultryman In order to induce the culture -
How about the manure that ought can raise.a pig to roasting size for less himself. If everything sold in the of Citrus fruits in the :

to have been saved from these two expense and trouble than I can a market depended on quality, much counties named, the
.. cows? Had that been done and ap- chicken. CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. light would be thrown on the businessof FLORIDA EAST COAST .
plied in a liquid state to a vegetable Campobello Plantation, Marion Co. buying and selling. The farmer ,RAILWAY COMPANYwill
garden it would l have more than paid .o.- has many advantages, however, if he

for their ration. So'it ought .not to .Cotton Seed Meal-Ply Remedy.. only used them. If he had a reputation for the next nine months "
have cost anything. Editor Farmer and Pru1t-Grower. as one who made a practice of make'a reduction of TWENTY-
'r I J judge because the man fed a 20 From our own experience and the selling choice poultry and eggs, he ,FIVE per cent. on price of its _
t: cent ration 365 days in the year there verdict of many others, I am satisfied would soon find the commission mer lands in above counties or
was no pasturage and the cows were that the feeding of cotton seed mealto chants seeking his articles, and they until Dec. 15, 1896.
stall fed. In that there would with each other in the
case ought cows'leads to the disarrangement of compete For terms and prices apply to _
.f have been a fine brood sow followingeach the generative organs, causes abor- endeavor to secure .his trade. It D C. Button or W. B. Moses, West Palm
cow,from the droppings of which tion and finally barrenness. After would require some extra time and Beach Fla.; W.C.Valentine, Ft. Lauderdale, '
Fla.; F. S. Morse.!Miami Fla. or to
" she could have raised at least two litters feeding it five years to three differentcows labor for the farmer to establish his J. E. Ingraham,Land Commissioner, -4
of pigs, not razorbacks, but suchas we are led to the above conclu reputation, but that is no more than St. Augustine, Fla.
they advertise up north at $20.00per sion. We read that what is fed to "is required of men engaged in any

pair. That looks something like a cow does not affect the quality of other industry. Make a reputation, West Coast of Florida. --
equalizing the thing with chickens at her milk.. however, and it will last for life, or as '
- $3.00 a piece. At any rate the droppings How many; of your readers who long as the farmer maintains it. Pricescan -
4 from, each stall fed cow with a keep a cow or a horse have that pail be kept up by quality, and if the
20 cent ration! ought to have made of fly remedy handy about this time merchant quotes one price, the farmercan 20,000 ACRES FRUIT LAND.

200 pounds of(pork every four months. of year? Tallow and lard, equal then demand more. There- are _
ik The compiler of those statistics, is parts, and a tablespoon of crude car.bpli always, two in a bargain, %and the one The most picturesque part of Florida lies around ....
* doubtless a pretty good chicken feeder, acid stirred together; make a who has the advantage will dictate s
but when it comes to' feeding cattle, ,swab and touch the animal in spots the prices. t Tarpon Springs and, Lake Butleron
he isn't "in it." every day or two with the ointment. the line of the #
i Now, Mr. Editort'any two cows on They will smile on
you. Poultry Hints. PL7=NT SYSTEM.and .
rk a 20 cent ration, that will give over June i, '96. NUMBER NINE.
Farmers should be able count *
f; seven gallons of milk on an average now to only 26 miles. northwest from the great city of ..
. for 365 days, as lie says those did and chicks by the hundred, and some of
t f will do all I have said are worth con. Poultry.Edited the early hatched will readyto 1 A11tIP.At: .

sderable more than $40 apiece. They market. Many place their chicken Special offers to settlers on the best fruit and /
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!. around in the garden keepingthe agricultural lands at(5 to $to per aero
would be investment three coops
good at by a. S.DeLANOY Apopka. Fla. For maps and information apply to .
!;, times that price. wwwwHamburgs mother hens confined, but allow
Now I will of and Redcaps. ing the chicks to range at will. If
t just wager a jug LAKE BUTLER VILLA HAND. CO.
!' buttermilk I have just churned, thatthathen Everywhere in England the visitor placed in the immediate vicinity of ,
'.: man is a "gold bug"and the finds the Hamburgs and Redcaps. the squash and melon vines, they will TARPON SPRINGS FLA.
;- cow man is a silverite and wants 16 to They are known as C'egg.layers," and keep tHem comparatively free from the
if j,believing he will get a better price for are not regarded as choice birds for troublesome striped bugs, usually so
his milk, and just so long as we have the table. In fact, they receive no very destructive. In fact, young THE IMPROVED
:. men.,sharp enough to sell eggs at,$2 consideration as being valuable for chicks will prove to be of a decided VICTOR
.,. per dozen and cockerels at$3 each and any purpose but that of producingeggs. advantage in the garden;
': make people believe they are worth it When the Englishman wantsa Give the fowls and chicks milk, INCUBATOR
? we_ will have "gold bugs," and just so fowl for his table, he uses the Dork clabber and buttermilk. They are ex- = Abeolotelyaelf Hatches Chickens resulatltt by Steam.
long as there be men who can't get ing as his choice, and next the Game. ceedingly fond of it in any form, andit C&ta. The simplest most Batches .
and cheapest first-clan
better results from a $40 cow fed_a He does not attempt to keep one is nourishing and good for them.If loguaiceataj GEO.KltTEL In the b CO.Qa Lccrll ..
.: z0-cent ration the whole year round, breed that is expected to produce an any of the young chicks appear
;- than four tents a quart for her milk, abundance of eggs and also be Superior droopy, don't 'jump at the conclusionthat
f, we will have silverites or 16 to i men. fowls for the table, as long experience they have the "pip," the "gapes," BRASS, BAND,
r Now let me tell you a cow tale that has taught him that such a com- the "cholera," etc., but take them up Instrument Drams Uniform EgaipmentaforBandsandDrumCorpc Low-.* ,
f will knock the spots off that hen tale. bination is one that cannot be easily and examine them carefully, and you Illustrations eat prices erer,svsikdjree quoted. Fine; it tires ataloR,1Jo Band
will find that "bugs" are the trouble, Music Alnctrnet'n*for Amateur Bftnd.
ir You remember I wrote you about obtained. The Hamburg and Redcapare LTOX & HCALY,
.. the lightning striking my fine Durham very similar, the former having a and nine-tenths of the diseases that .idjuu 8&.art Wabath ATMM,( ka.Id.4A .
,,: cow instead of those fellows who rose-comb, and the latter what is trouble poultry originate solely'fromlice.
Tallahassee with termed The is It should be remembered thatit '
were up at lightning a cup-comb. Redcap
;::- rods in their hats. also a trifle larger than the Hamburg, is much easier to keep lice away .

E: Well, I gave.$60 for her, just from and fully equals it in egg production.In than to drive them away. Don't let SEfDSPerfect
': Kansas and she was the prettiest cow this country the two breeds are your chicken coops remain in the eeed grow
" I ever saw. 'She soon dropped a calf known to be equal to.any for the purpose same place more than three days before 'payingcrope.1'erfecteeeda .: .
not b1cbance. Not
" which I sold for $40. Her second desired, and they are among the moving them to new ground. No //are Ing(ever grown left to chance in growing ,
calf, a heifer, I sold at to-years-old most beautiful Of the breeds; but theyare doubt very many of the broods have .them Ferrr'everywhere.Secdi.Write Deafen furFERRY'S sell
past with her first calf, fora full blood not as hardy in this climate as in now been given a full range, but they
Devojf cow and a thorough bred England, the heaviest loss occurring find their way back to their coops in
.Durmm; one bred up at Tallahassee among chicks. They must be hatched the evening, and they should be met SEED ANNUALfor of raiaabLk
1896. Brtmtul
. and mich, took first premium at the after the mild weather of summer begins with a good supper. The coops information about belaud new jest
-: Ocala :Alliance Fair, and $50. Her as dampness makes sad havoc should receive a good whitewashing ked& Free by maL
D. U. FERRY & CO.,
third calf I gave to my daughter who among them. Neither Hamburgs nor inside, leaving them turned up to the Detroit, Hich.
sold-it for.:$35. Her fourth and last Redcaps are regarded as reliable winter sun till dried. Farmers would soon

,calf.- .a.was. -. killed by' .;railway, train. and. layers, 'but they begin early in the Continued! on page 360

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4:. The South Florida Foundry and Work- That Worries Once, a :
jf' Machine Works has completed a dozen Year.-IL Talking

t :, of the Doig cotton gins, nearly all of For Our Rural Home.
t. which are to fill orders. The firm A sure exterminate the moth
t t M has the contract for' manufacturing and, no'doubt, equally efficacious with Bicycles

l that excellent, machine, .and another its fellow-sinners, roaches and bed. -,
,::' season they will doubtless sell hundreds bugs, is to burn a few spoonfuls of .

: to cotton growers throughout sulphur in the room; first removin&all .
.:-, the South.-Orlando 'Reporter.A plants and delicate hangings' that may -
f. < celery company composed of f be injured ty the-fumes. Leave open -. ... SEE THAT CURVE. '

'from, Landsdale Pa. have drawers and trunks, that are thought '

5, purchased about forty acres of land to be haunted by vermin; though in __ ".. :..,- .,._';1'. . .
k f{ from the Florida Home and Plantation some cases it may be best to take the .
: Company near Narcoosee;:' and contents from them, into another .. ,. "
-' are now preparing the land to plant room: after examining them closely .
f five or six acres of celery this fall. Th for si of moths. Close doors and '
crop grown by James Brown on Cy ewindows; that the fumes may not es. IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM TO I

press Island this year has fully demon cape, but penetrate every crevice. .
;; strated the fact that celery can b matting should, of course, TALK FOR THEMSELVES -

i,. grown successfully here.- ebetaken up, if the room is to have a -
Valley. thorough fumigation, as under the IT'S THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
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This thriving and progressive place edges of carpets and dark corners are '. '' -.
has had some very valuable additionsto good hiding places for insects. But ,,, /-.. .. AIDS THE QUALITY. '
population during the last two the carpets may be turned back, the -":: ; ;-,-
boards thus getting a share of the sulphur v'
or years, and quite an array of
: talent has been gotten together for fumes, and afterwards washed -
the purpose of mutual enjoyment. A with strong salt water. However, the
social club has been formed which salt draws dampness, and I prefer a .
meets at the members' houses little carbolic acid in this wash. It is 19
two-weeks; these meetings are very said the edges of carpets .that Are -1bs-Ieitiiigs-19 J 8.
thought to be moth-infested be .
may '
pleasant and are well attended.- "
pressed with a hot iron with .
good -
Hastings item in St. Augustine News. ,,, J '
effect. If rooms are not closed 'z ,
Messrs. R. T. Gardner and M. '. ., ., .
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or too dark, moths will seldom find abiding '4 -T' ,_
Stapp prominent .citizens and big mel place 4n them. 'Furniture 0. -. '
on growers of, Oxford, were in town "3645 .
should not always be allowed to remain days ahead: of., .them,: cULl."
Tuesday, but didn't attend the big
in one place, and fresh air and ,
picnic. They<< that the melon -
: report sunshine should penetrate every cor- 'Art Catalogue cents in.tampa..
crop of Oxford is in fine.condition and \ **
ner of the room if not
every day, at -
have been
they not troubled with -"
least as often as possible. '
'.. honey dew. They are also fully in Before putting things into their KEATING WHEEL HOLYOKE, .
formed as the
to and
Georgia crop places, after a room has been fumi-
they assert that the Florida is
crop gated, sprinkle powdered borax in the --
proportionately as early as ever and
bottom of drawers trunks etc. then
will be marketed by the time the
,Georgia crop comes in.-Leesburg lay newspapers over this. It is the better plan to pack them away some who have not learned all their
Commercial. thought: the printer's ink has some in a box or trunk, sprinkling pepper lessons, and prefer profiting by the experience .
virtue. The most delicate fabrics will and camphor gum among them. I of others. I find there are
Congressman W. S. Linton has !not be injured by the borax should have heard others complain books lessons still to learn in housekeeping
closed a deaf with W. S. Clow, of the they come in contact. In roach-eaten ,
bags or being
presumably on ac- and would like to hear from others
Windella plantation, for 100,00.0 pineapple boxes where clothing is placed that is count ot the paste in the bindings. upon this subject. '
slips and suckers to be not to be taken out for several months, Newspaper clippings in quantities
issued to the settlers of Linton and black pepper, ground cloves, any be a lurking place for insects. I throw may MINNIE G. MILLS.

Boynton, in 1,000 to 5ooolots.. The strong spices, or gum camphor may be black pepper freely among these, also. St, Thomas, Fla.
slips comprise the following varieties: used; even tobacco leaves and stems, Roaches will not thrive where cold .....

Abakka, Porto Rico, Egyptian though the odor is objectionable, as is victuals are securely covered, the flour The Uses and Delights of Swim-
Queen and Ripley. The offer is a that of the so-called "moth pre- barrel never left open, no sweets, ming.It .

very generous one, as the settlers are ventive" now manufactured. Thereare .grease or bread left uncovered at night, is almost a truism to say every
given until September ist, 1898, to moth-proof paper pags now made, i no dishes left unwashed for any con- woman ought to know how'to swim
'make their first payment, and by that : but I have seen no necessity for using siderable length of time, and the floor and it is very certain that all would
time they will have their first crop on them myself. Securely tying, or sew seldom deluged with water. Where realize the pleasure of it. I am fairly
the market. The remaining paymentsare ing garments in bags made of Cotton the floor must be scrubbed, the corners familiar with most of the sports practiced -
to be made each year thereafter or calico, with some of the spices I should be wiped dry. Dampness by women, but I know of none

'from September ist, 1898.-Tropical' have mentioned, or some bits of cam- brings roaches; they love darkness,too, more delightful than swimming. Just

Sun,. phor gum, has always proved sufficientto "because their deeds are evil." These after your plunge, when you begin to
We took a look through the ice prevent the depredations of insects.I precautions materially lessen the labor move through the refreshing water

factory last week and found the boys have this year used nothing in wool of the housewife, instead of adding to with long, easy strokes, you have
on the jump accumulating as much ens and furs, except strong black it as some might think. sensations which nothing else in the -

solid coolness as possible. They have pepper, ground. Have not tried the Before I knew how to prevent the world, I believe, gives you; and swim
between three or four hundred tons leaves of the camphor tree: but intend ravages of these pests, I had several ming is one of the few sports which
packed away, and are running the doing so in future. "An ounce choice articles and garments completely combine pleasure with great utility.

factory to its utmost capacity so as to of prevention" in this matter, is destroyed. Once vanquished, Every summer we hear of accidentsin
be sure to keep ahead of their orders,, "worth a pound of cure." my enemies never returned in full the water, resulting in fatalities
"' which are coming in very liberally (Time was when furs and heavy force; though I sometimes find skirmishers which would have been avoided if the

This factory is of the latest patent, woolens were not needed here in win- thrown out, their reconnoiterin women involved had been able to

which keeps the water agitated, freez ter, but it seems they are very"handy comes to ai; ntimely end. For swim.Aside.
ing from the bottom up, thus forcingall to have in the house now.) this purpose I have used "Rough on from the pleasure of swimming .
impurities to,the top where theyare I use the same precautions when Rats" according to directions that there is hardly an exercise which

drawn off; making the best, most t putting away books and papers, thoughIbave come with each box, with the best re gives such symmetrical developmentto
,' solid and purest ice. Supt. McKin. never found my books left on suits. the muscles. The movement is so
non thoroughly understands his business shelves molested by either moth or I fear I have been tedious in these I peculiar, moreover, that the muscles
and keeps things constantly on roach. If-'one is going to be absent details, but have entered into the' of the arms and legs which ordinarily

r the$ go.-Suwannee' _Leader.,;. ':' for-some months" .',. the House closed, i it, minutiae, hoping-to be of service to, get but little exercise come into play. '
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One of the great essentials of good i Combined Wisdom of Both Sexes. Almost Crazed "

swimming is proper breathing. The .
inhalations must be regular and deep, "The man," says Dr. Gladden, "isa -

and in assuming the position one fraction, often a very vulgar and im- THOUGHT HER CHILD WAS GOING.

naturally expands tne chest. Hence, proper fraction indeed, and the woman TO DIE. .

there is nothing in the world better without the man is not of much more The Terrible Ordeal -of a Hothen-Her Little

1 for the lungs than swimming, in mod- account. And it is the merest commonplace Girl Almost Faded Away.-Saved In

eration. Excess, of course, is to be that the sexes are not dupli- the Nick of Tlme.--A Story that '- .

f avoided, as in anything else. A swimof cate, but contrasted types; that eachis Will Touch the Heart of

half an hour is amply long for even a foil to the other;that by dissimilar Every Mother.

those who are experienced swimmers.As physical, mental, moral characteristicsthey [From the Journal, Detroit, Mich.] .

for learning to swim, it is not so react upon each other both for A very grateful mother is Mrs. A. L. "
stimulus and for restraint. The aver: Hartness of 676 Grandy Avenue Detroit
difficult as some people imagine. ?
Twelve lessons, and often less, from a age man's view of any question is not. for the wonderful cure which her daughter Shortest, Quickest, &Host Attractive
i has received by the use of Dr. Williams' -
\ view is the
the true nor woman's -
good instructor will make a' woman average
Pink Pills. Said Mrs. Hartness J ROUIJ.'EBETWEEN:
of average vigor a master of the art. ; by mutual criticism and correc- "Yes, my daughter's life'has been saved ,
-From ",Vomen in Athletics," in tion they reach the true view. The by using Pink Pills, thanks to a kind FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH' -

Demorest's Magazine for June. man's way needs always to be modi- friend who recommended them to me. THE
fied by consideration and comparisonof "Blanche was sick for over three years.
r Florida Central and PeninsularNew
) the woman's In philosophy She had the care of the best physicians
way. ,
Demorest for June.
procurable, and no expense or troublewas .
This,is number. The fashions religion, science, education, econo- spared to give her relief She was NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
a good I mics, politics, we need and must have so thin that she was fairly skin and New York to Jacksonville by
and and Florida; Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash-
are summery up-to-date: the combined wisdom of both sexes. bones, her digestion was out of order and and them Railway to
everyone who has ever used the pat Man's logic must be matched with she had the most awful headaches. We Northern !Columbia, Florida Central &

terns given with this,magazine knows woman's intuition man's force with gave up all hope of her recovery.-Her Air Line. Peninsular points in all principal
their intrinsic value and how practical ; long, thin, listless face made me Dearly Cincinnati to Harriman JunoClucinnatl ;
they are. Every number of DemQ- woman's gentleness. crazy, and we did everything in our tion by Queen & Crescent,
...*.. power to give her strength and induce Ilarriman Junction to Ashe-
rest's s contains a pattern order which her to take an interest in anything. Asheville & !villa and Columbia by Southern -
of a Cigarette Manufac-
Testimony Railway and Florida
entitles the holder to reliable and
'One day a friend" told me about the Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Columbia -
stylish patterns at a merely nominal turer. Pink Pills, and Mr. Hartness went down J to Jacksonville.

cost. The patterns that can be obtained President Drummond- of the Drum- town and got three boxes. She had taken Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
during a year on the orders mond Tobacco Manufacturing Com- about one box, when, to my amazement and Southern R'y to Ever-
one morning I heard her playingon Florida)ette,Florida Central& Peninsular -
given would, if purchased in the regular pany in an interview with a Citizen the piano. I could hardly believe it, Limited. to all important Florida

: way, cost at least from $50 to $75. representative stated that their com- for it had been over a year since the pi- points.

Everyone who will take the troubleto pany were: making three-quarters of a ano had been opened. Kansas Cityand Memphis Kansas City Fort Kansas Scott &.

cut put this notice and forward it, million cigarettes a day and that the "Soon she began to take short rides on Jack o'vllie 1 to Birmingham Southern ItThro' '. ,
her bicycle, and soon she went singing to Everctte, Fla.: Central &
with ten cents, to the address belqw, annual output for the country was around the house, our own happyhearty Line Peninsular to all Fla. points. .

will receive a sample, copy of Demo- over three million. In answer to an little daughter once mor Louis to Jacksonville by
Short Line to Du Quoin.
rest's Magazine, containing a pattern inquiry he said: "She thinks nothing of a spin on her Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly p'gs

order which entitles the holder to,any "What do I think of the use of wheel over to Mt Clemens or Pontiac, Ito %te.' I City to Birmingham Memphis &,Sou.Birmingham

pattern illustrated in any number of cigarettes? I think that it is the and is as well as she ever was. R'y to Everette and F. C.&P.
the magazine published during the "I had a girl living at our house who Sioux City&Chicago to Jack-
worst use treat can be made of tobacco.I was a great sufferer from impoverishedblood sonville. Ill. Cent. to J1011y
last twelve months, at the uniform ; don't mean to say that it is becauseof and who received instant and per- Holly Route Sp'gg} }' K., C. M. &B. to Birmingham

price of four cents each; and frequently the quality of material used, but be- manent relief from the use of one box of ette and the, Sou.F. C.R'y& Ever-

thirty patterns are illustrated in one cause of the habit of drawing the pills."If. Louis'iUe & NashHlle to River .
number, thus" affording an almost unlimited smoke into the.lungs. If it were not this information can be of any use New Orleans Junction. }?\ C. & P. only
it is To route with through sleepersJackso'ville
to help some poor sick one, given. }
variety to select from. Demo- for that, the smoking of cigaretes with the greatest of pleasure." I Jacksonville.between New Orleans' and

rest is published for $2 a year, by the would be no more harmful than the The proprietors of Dr. Williams' Pink .
The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in '
Demorest Publishing Company, no smoking of a cigar, for the same tobacco Pills state that they are not a patent Florida running through the
Fifth avenue; New York. that is used in making cigaretes,. medicine but a prescription used for Tobacco Region*, '
eminent Stock arming and Dairy Section,
-*-.-. if put in a pipe, would be pleasant and many years by an Peach and Strawberry Lands,
produced the most wonderful re- Orange Banana and Pineapple Countryt
A Delft Embroidery. agreeable. Our company constantly sults with themcuring all forms of weak- Phosphate Belt.

i For Our Rural Home. employs an educated chemist, (he has ness arising from a watery condition of Ira the Other Sliver Fine Spring Scenery and

Judging from present indications, his diploma from one of the German the blood or shattered nerves, two fruit- The Great Hunting Country.. *
ful causes of almost every ill to which Beaches the Noted Fltnlng Ground
Delft seems to be a "fashion freak" uuiversitIes, which shows his efficiency flesh is heir. The pills are also a specific Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari.
that has come to stay. ,) and l heK has told us that the forihe troubles peculiar? to females, suchas ety of soils in the State and above all ,
China bric-a-brac cretonne arsenic that is in the cigarette all forms of weakness Runs over the Central Rldgeland
por- paper supPressionsl i Where it Is High and Healthy.
tferes, lamps, everything in fact, has and the nicotine of the tobacco form a ion, bearing down pains : Prosperous towns fill,its route and it offers'
been bewitched by the delicate blues, chemical combination in the lungs etc.,and in the case of men will give the best freight facilities for any produce to
and effect the Northern markets.
relief a permanentcure
and now that Judge and Puck have that has much the same effect on the speedy in all arising from mental Send also for the best map of Florida (sent

cartooned it, its success is assured.. system that opium would have in worry, overwork cases. or excesses of what- free) and note the A.O.MiODONELLG.P.A towns on its route.; '

However, the newest designs are small doses.' ever nature. They are entirely harmless Jacksonville,Fla.The -

not'the. everlasting wind-mill, bridge "Chemical combination .f arsenic and can be given to weak and sickly -

and boats, but dainty little landscapesand and nicotine In the lungs?" No won- children with the greatest good and Fia. Cent & Peninsul ar R, .
Pink Pills
without the slightest danger.
sea sketches, tiny glimpses of na- der the cigarette smoking youth of are sold by all dealers, or- will be sent Offers to ShippersThe

ture that make you wish for more. post paid on receipt of price, ((50 cents a Shortest and Quickest Route

Delft embroidery for fancy table How's This! box, or six boxes for $2.50-they are BETWEEN _,
linens is fascinating warm weather .I never sold in bulk or by the 100)) by ad- FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN '.;
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward dressing Dr Williams' Medicine Company
work, just the kind to take with' youto for any case of Catarrh that cannot be Schenectady, N. Y. -THE EAST AND WEST. .,
the mountains of Georgia or tarpon- cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company ;
is better equipped than ever ever to
haunted shores of your own State.I F. J. CHENEY&CO.,Props., the land losing theirvigor losing handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and ..;,
am in, receipt of a : helpful Toledo, 0. are insure close connectiops and prompt despatch
very their minds and find an early grave.It to all Eastern and Western Markets.
little book Delft Embroidery sent have known F. J. .
on We the undersigned
would be well for all the States Through, cars to destination with .
by the well-known silk manufacturers, Cheney for the last fifteen years, and be- out change or delay.
Brainerd & Union lieve him perfectly honorable in all busi- as some have made it a crime to sell Perishable freight followed by wire and
Armstrong,. 99 ness transactions and financially able to cigarettes to a youth.-So. Ruralist. shippers advised time passing various Junction -
street, New London Conn., by send- points and arrival at destination.All .
made their
out obligation by
carry any *+4 claims for overcharges and loss promptly '.
ing to their address,enclosing a two- firm.

cent stamp, all embroiderers may WEST & TBUAX, A special freight train passed South See adjusted.that your goods are s marked .

have one. It fully illustrates and de- Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0.WALDn Tuesday about noon, consisting of via F. C. & P. B. R. "
jjcribes,Delft work. G. KEJNAN & MARVIN, about thirty cars loaded with pineapplecrates For information can on or address the undersIgned -

Get it, ladies, before your summer Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0.Hall's ; bound for the pineapple district O. E. TAYLOR: ,Trav.A'gt,Ocala F1.a. ,
flight! ELIZABETH. Catarrh Cure is taken internally, the material to dropped at different W. B. TUCKER,Oen.A''t.Orlando, Fla.
G.M.HOLDEN,Trav. A fit,Leesbnrg,Fit .
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acting directly upon the blood and mucous points from Fort Pierce south as W.. R.FULLER;Trar.AVt.: Tampa, Fla.
Surfaces of the system. Price 75c. Or N.S. PENN GTON,Traffic Manager .
Land;is being! cleared at Enos for per bottle. Sold by? all druggists. Testimonials far as: West Palm Jacksonville,Fla.W '1'

two'new'groves. : r .' free. H. PLEASANTS/ General Freight Adii
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r Frtiit" They say that within the next,year or by,those who relish t the article; yet ,hundreds "It is difficult to conceive that a lot
Florida Farmer and d Grower two they will have some Washington of acres of refuse cabbage, con- of modem commission merchants

Navel oranges from Sicily.. The fruitis sidered too small for profitable shipment would combine together solely for
;" A Weekly at 16 Main
k- Newspaper published
f:" ,,' Fla. from the celebrated packers, F. S. are not' even gathered for the philanthropic purposes and the suspicion -
f, :-' 'Street- TacksonriHe. Ciampa & Sons." cows. Thousands of bushels of pears is already abroad that there is

MM and ,even peaches in some countiesare a well developed colored individualin
t: TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION We regret to see that some of our allowed
to go to waste, though the League woodpile.1Railroad.
t" For One Year ..............'.................12.00 State exchanges still allow themselvesto both can be made into excellent fruit .' ,
For Sir Months......................> ..... 100la be used that old and
Foreign Countries .,.....*............... 8.00r by very very butter which will keep all winter Commission.
JI' bald swindle,-"the California coldprocess'
in all cash in blackberries wild in boundless
:Subscriptions cases grow Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower
f.. advance. No discount allowed on one's for preserving fruits. This profusion and feed, the birds, yet the Are we going to elect another legislature -
( own subscription(except a club! ), but!to has been exposed several times in our jelly that could be made from them is l lone pledged to give us a railroad
h all agents liberal cash commission will columns and other agricultural
papers, of the refined and
.most wholesome
commission ? The
be oh obtained last two were
allowed all subscriptions
b>fit charity requires us to believe that forms
of human foods
by them. Write for terms. our Florida brethren have not seen j pledged that way, but it has been
To every new subscriber we will send, this The claim that fruit Falling-Out of Commission Men. clearly proven that it is no use to trust .
Whitner's "Garden- exposure.
f :, .. Ing in ,Florida.copy" For two new subscribers can be preserved two or three years The National League of Commis. to pledges as long as poor, sinful mortals -

i:: at $2.00 each, we will 'send, gas! natural as perfectly fresh fruit," sion Merchants is an organizationwhich can be bought up by corporations.Now .

f-'' postpaid tf,. a copy of Moore's "Orange without cooking, heating, or even was started about three years I would suggest that in this

E:: sealing, especially in this climate, is ago in,the North, and the prime mov coming election we make one more

Rates of advertising on application. too transparent a fraud to claim the ers in it seem to have been men of trial, and make the same fight for the

Remittances should be made by check, attention of any one who will really high character. It has become greatly enactment of the Georgia law without

(: postal note money order or registered consider. a moment. enlarged having branches now in any amendment, and not only have
..; letter to order ofi" seventeen cities. As often happens each candidate pledged to vole for the

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, Products Wasted. in such cases, high-class, powerful l aw, but give $1,000 bond that he will

: Jacksonville Fla. organization has attracted member- vote for the enactment of said law; and
) There is a lesson for the fruit grower I to
that is well worth considering in the ship some men who.are unworthy and upon the failure to do so the bond
should be
( CONTENTS. remark of the leading Chicago meat who seek this relation mainly for mer- forfeited and the money

packer, who, in giving the reasons cenary reasons. In the organizationof turned over to the county treasurer.
Mr. Adams' Methods; Treatment of Frozen branch Also vote for no candidate for governor -
why the monster could sell leagues it sometimes hap-
r Orange Trees Fear Blight Texas State concerns .i
, ; unless he is pledged to sign the
:- >"' Horticultural Society..................... 354 their; product cheaper than the ordinary pens that one or more of the foremost
'f act as soon as passed and unless he
: "' Florida Clover Again; Kaffir Corn No. U; dealer, recently said : parties in the city are blackballed.This ,

" Notes on Kaffir Corn ................... 355 "Every bit of the animal is saved.It happened lately in Pittsburg, gives bond for $10,000, which if forfeited -
% Dieback-Cause and Treatment............. 356 is facetiously said that we save where the application of Somers, Bro. shall be turned over to the
Notes By the Way Nut Growing Close of the State treasurer.I .
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every bit of the hog except his squeal. & Co., a' house standing head and
California Florida
Orange Season; Rod am in favor of the law
\ Oranges..,...... ..... .....,./.. ......... 357 There are a number of different works shoulders above any other, was refused it is
x. Shipping Plums; Rare Florida Palms........ 358 connected with the packing houses. admission. This firm now comes backat just j as as constitutionality of

.; TOBACCO-Sumata Seed may be Planted Yet; Take for instance, our glue works the organization in a strain whichis it has been passed on and sustained,
Tobacco Fort Meade. ......,........... 55? in ; we : slightly tinctured with and both shippers and railroads have
them gall
.: u L1VE..5TOCJC.-COWS'fS.' Hens............... 358 use every year waste materials : prospered. If any of the candidates
Cottonseed Meal; Fly Remedy......,.......:.. 3.9 which to the ordinary butcher "The League is composed of about cannot or will not give bond, let us
U L POULTRY-Hamburg* and Redcaps; Two would not be worth $50,000.V e two hundred members, out of some
that will if
. .. Sides to Prices; Poultry Hints............. 359 mix the waste with brains and by three thousand or more commission put up one ; the ship
.':! State News ...........................,;..... 360 scientific manipulation ,and labor merchants the pers will vote together, we will have
care in country..
the commission without fail this time.I .
OUK-RURAL HOME Work That Worries
we put it through certain processes by "It may say of itself: We have reformed -
Once a Year, The Uses and Delights of notice that our daily papers are as
. Swimming...,...................... ....... 360 which we turn, the $50,000 worth of and are living better lives. silent as the this about a
k. .: Demorest.. for June; Delft Embroidery; Combined stuff into products which he can sell The shipper may now trust us im- commission. What is the matter? Let
t' Wisdom of Both Sexes; Testimony for a million. ; We send bones by the plicity and load us with the assurance
::' of a Cigarette Manufacturer............. 361 ship load across the Pacific. The that he will get the best and only reliable us hear from others on this subject,
EHITOWAL and all work for law that will allow
-Products: Wasted;Falling-out of a not -
Japanesee buy them and make buttons service. And should one of us
! 0' Commission Men; Railroad Commission; the railroads to take our whole
OJ'' \ Strawberry History .....,................ 362 and carved work out of them. Why, lapse into our old habits ((as might crop in freight charges. If. the people
i'fc" Markets-Pineapples .,4...................? 363 some of our bones bring as much as happen with a Leaguer acting in a are going to do anything about this
T .-,:,Weather and Crops Irrigation for Strawberries It is with
ton. role and
r '..- .............;... ...................-. 364 $150 a so every atom new ) the wronged shipper matter there is no time to lose.
of the animal. Our profits come out demand his '
! Vigorous Strawberry Plants; Florida Cam- justice, complaint WM. L. ORANGE.I I
L. ', ,phor.,............. ...................... 366 of the waste, and it is from these profits will be referred to a commit Mannville Fla.Strawberry.
t: Nuggets of Farm Wisdom....... ,to........ 368Weather that we can afford to sell betteand our members, who will pass ,. .
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4.... cheaper meat than the ordina rfinally on the merits of the case.

P*. in Jacksonville. butchers. We have at the same time "We have the highest regard for HIstory.

i Week Ending June 1, 1896.DATS. such a large business that we cannot several first-class houses in the Professor Bailey of Cornell'Uniyer-- .

.... Ii B'So Ii r3s : afford to sell the poor article, and League, outside of Pittsburgh, but i in sity gives the following historical

t' 1 3a!! i : while the people get cheaper meat, no instance do we know of a house of sketch.of the strawberry which will be
c., _a they at the same time get better that class having taken the initiativein new to many and interesting to all :
-' May 26........ 16 So meat," "
._ ... 90 71 19' .00 forming "Branch League. They "There was no commercial strawberry -
May j. 76 8
f. 02 71. .04
May *.*. 77 75 86' 73 13 80 03 The twenty thousand orange grow were invariably enticed to join in i culture in America worthy the
|f S May 29....... 76 80 88 .72 16 Sos T ers of Florida and their families and order to lend an of business until the
: .day 30....:... 76 78 93 71 22 82 .02 Appearance name introduction of the
l.. Mar 31......... 77 83 9S 74 21 84 .00 thousands of other people send a respectability and financialstrength Hovey late in the thirties. This ands
June i 82
96 86Mean.
78 21
-75 -.00 great deal of money out of the State to cliques of bolder and the Boston Pine were seedlings of C.M. .

y(' ........ 77 80 91 72 1 19 80 .09 every year to purchase Scotch marma conscientious spirits, who are always Hovey's, Cambridge, Mass. They

-'S Total rainfall. lade, English jams (chiefly made of planning new ways: to get consign first fruited in 1836, and 1837, and
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A. J.
MITCHELL Observer.
.. cheap gelatine and mixed with clover ments.
from them have descended most of the
S .. r.' The seed to imitate strawberry and blackberry "Shippers will do well to judge this garden strawberries of the present day.:

Bidwell variety of peachesfrom seed), citric acid, neroli and new organization and its membersstrictly There were seedlings of the old Pine

Florida are the said to be very finethis other products made of oranges and by their fruits, until they learn type of strawberry, which i is a direct

b.- season says Fruit Trade.Journal lemons, yet in ordinary years, thous more about them. As we have al descendant of the wild strawberry of

: ands of boxes of oranges rot qn the ready said the leopard has not been Chill The Wilson or Wilson's Albany -

: ; It appears that the Italians havebeen ground or on the trees. Thousandsof known to change his spots, and while which originated with John

stealing our thunder, and that cases of canned goods are broughtinto the long name and sightly emblem of Wilson of Albany, N. Y., began to

: ..: they have done the same thing for the State annually from Baltimoreand the new order may temporarily help attract attention about 1856 or 1837
Califom A paragraph in the New California; while acres of rotting the fortunes of its members, they Wild 1 and it marked the beginning of them

: York Fruit Trade Journal says: tomatoes corrupt the ground an scarcely effect a lightning change modern epoch American strawberry!

'. .. "Louis Contencln& Son bad a very bushels of strawberries, left on the their manners and methods. growing.- .

successful sale ex steamship Scindiathis plants after the shipping season is "Stay with the houses that have ,i <

-. week, realizing as high as $7.12 r over, perfume the atmosphere on a rendered you faithful service, and give The First National Bank, Key West
/ '._ per box -and $31$ per half box iortheir hot day for rods around. We have the League time to demonstrate whatit expects to break.. ground early next,

-: -: :.' oranges .which 1 were of a new seen sour-kraut made and keptsometime has done to benefit shippers or i improve month for oneof; the finest bank buildings

:,, .. variety called 'Florida Rodi1 fruit. in Flo. ', '-da-pronounc, d, excellent. \ i, the public weal. in the'Stite.

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.- 1.00 to 1.50. Peaches, Florida, Peento,
I per carrier ((6 baskets,) 3.50 to 6.00. Pine '
., apples Florida Red 7c FIR'ST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
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.,:c:: ..., JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,. June 5. fancy. varieties higher.. .
,.': :' :. .' FRUITS AND PBODUCE. i JACASOrvrl.The
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. : Corrected by Marx Bros. "
.<.< -. Theee are average. quotation. Extra choice Pittsburg :Market Oldest National. Bank in the State.
t tote fetch prices above top quotations while poor *
loUtelllcmtr. New cabbage, Florida; per large crate, CHARTERED 1874.
Pines, crate ."....3.2St04o 2.00 to 2.25smaJl crate 1.50 to 2.00 Mobile .
Strawberries,perquart..., ..... .0710.08 ; ; conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest for
reputation solidity
.Lemons, Messina,box..............."3-soto 3.15 ,2,00 to 2.50; Charleston 2.00 to 2.25 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.,
Y Englteh Peas,dried, 146 Mississippi, 2.25 to 2.75. New potatoes, We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms drawing our own
PtaI, Clay,bushel.. .85 Bermud. Chili 5.00 to 6.00 Southern drafts on all parts of the world.
|| .......-.....:. i.oo Southern We invite a visit or correspondence: ,looking toward business relations,assuring that
-, yppoorwill .................. i>25 Peerless, 2.50to, 2.75; Rose, favors shall at all times.receive intelligent and careful attentiop you. your.
JflacJceye...................<.... 1.50 8.50 to 3.75; Triumph, 2.50 to 3.00. New .
N Browneye....;..", ;. onions Southern, per bbl, 2.50 to 3.00; JAMES M. SCHUMACHER. ., ;R.: 'C. CCfOLEY
Cocoanuts.................., 3.50. "
Peanut,best brand.........;.. ,05 to.o6 Sit, per bag, 3.00 to 2.50. Egg President. Cashier.Safe .
Cabbage.Florida, bbl ........'-iootoi.5o Florida, 1.00 to 2.00. .
Potatoes,new bbl............... 300 SOMEBS, BBO. & Co. .Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Onions New Florida,crate....., 1.50 .
Egyptian, :a bushel,!sack.... 2.50 C ------
-.....,....._.........__ .....; .10 Pineapples. it is today. The successful gardener must SOMERS, BROTHER & CO.

VEGETABLES AND POULTEY. New York, May 27.-Brown&Seccomb thoroughly understand his business in all ;;! PITTSBURGH PA. .

' sold 43,000 Bahama pineapples at 6} to its detail and this can only be acquired Fruits and Produce -
>. Corrected by Davis& Robinson. by serving a tedious apprenticeship. No :
5ie-per pine, ex schr. F. F. Driske. The
1 Yellow Yams,bush.................... .35 to .40 ss. Orizaba from Havana is due on Mon matter how smart you are,or how old you' Baaelye quash es and.all ten Products,in ear of toad the Orchard.lots and Garden smaller

Sweet Potatoes, .:..... .35 day,June, with 9,350 barrels of pineap are, you can only acquire knowledge at" Dairy Hennery and Farm. _
......,..... ...
Hubbard squash, bbl 1.50 the of failures. To observant
lettuce, dot...;................_... .to to .15 ples. The Havana steamers Yucatan, expense many Seal for oar little, book."Suffyottons to Shippers"Vukct .
Celery ..... ........... ,,.,,,,.-. .30 Habana and Yumuri, ,arrived this week person failures are the steppingstones I I Reports Special Reference.,Stencil,ete.,all free. .
Egg Plants bbl.........2.50 to 3.00 with 12,392 barrels "pineapples.. The to success It may be years before Inquiries Correspondence I invited
Tomatoes crates ._..*....;....1.00101.50 Jason from. arrived Wednesday you are able to handle your work properly -!
Sweet Pepper,bu........_. 1.50
Green Beans crate.........,.. .... .15 with 27,000 bunches of bananas and and successfully in any emergency. : Bradley Re fldd. Eugene B. Rtdfldd.
"' Peas,crate-.......75 to 1.50 151 barrels of pineapples.The When you are able to do that you can
Turnips,bunch................ ...-.... .0310.06 'Fruit Trade Journal" The consider yourself a professional. Before ESTABLISHED. 1871. -
Pumpkins, each................ to .10 says: classed REOF1ELD
Kershaws, each.... .......... .0S to ,JO receipts of Havana pineapples are not you can be as such ;you must & SON,
,Parsleyper doz.bunches...:. .os to .10 quite so large as last season, but they are know: What crops to grow; what varieties -
Green onions per doz.bunches....... ..15 to.25 than made the increased to plant that are most acceptable to Commission Merchants
Pepper hot bushel....................None.. more up by re- market what
Sage, well cured,lb.........._....... .25 ceipts from the Bahama Islands. your ; seedsmen to patronize -AND-
Hens..__._........--.........f...... .30 to .35 Boston.-Heavy: receipts of pineappleshere ; when to buy your seeds; when and
Roosters.._.....,.,.....,..,,.._ .25 from Florida and New York but how to plant them; how to prepare the Fruit Auctioneers -
Half ................ city,
,rows. M *>f. M- .15 soil for the different how to .
Turkeys,per pound,gross......... .10 to .12 there is a good demand, and undoubtedly crops; manipulate -
Ducks,_...._* *...,...-.... ..%......,. .30 to.35 Boston is sufficiently advanced over the growing crops; how to prepare 141 Dock Street,Philadelphia, Pa. ,
Geese. <.......<..........................'% ,.35 to .40 New York prices to the difference'in the crop jn the most attractive way for
z t New Beets per loo. ..._ ..... (0 to.15 pay the market how to ship it, and how to We handle all kinds of Fruit and Vegetables,
freight between the two cities. ;
WaterCress,p-udoz. bunches to .40 either at private sale(which has heretofore been
Cauliflower doz...............?.....None. ....... dispose of it to the best advantage. If our custom)or by the auction system (recently
Leeks per doz bunches.... .25 Promises Worth Accepting you are not posted in all these salient added to our business)as yon may desire. .
RadUhes, per dos................ .10 to .20" points I advise to spend the
Cucumbers,crate...... ....... .soto 1.00 In 189&-the70th of its you coming
New Potatoes per barrel .*.,.. 2.00 year publication winter evenings in studying out the planof
Spinach,per bushel] ................None. -The Youth's Companion promisesmore campaign for next year
Cabbage Florida .......... 02" to .06 varied attractions for its readers : QUICK WORK
Salsify per dozen bunches........... .2,5 to .30 than before. and the of this {
ever promises
Plunjs, bnshol..._ ......... ioo
Summer per Squash,-crate? ...:-.......... .50 to .75 old favorite with the public are worth The male mosquito never bites, lives In selling and paying for Fruits and Vega
Cantaloupes,bbl ..? ..... 3.00105.00 accepting for they are,always inore than but a day or two, during which it sips etables GIVE GOODS shipped SENT to us US is our BY motto.GROWERS WIt .

t m t fulfilled. honey from the flowers. The female goes FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER

l There has never been so much and so Articles will be given from,three Cabi- for blood, gets her fill, and winds up her BUY OURSJU..VltS. They are protectedby

good Florida celery in the Jacksonville net Ministers, a feature'which has never career by depositing in little boat some big our a dollar.40 years Enquire experience as to without our standing default .

market before as there is this year. It been equalled by any other publication; 800(} eggs, which become wrigglers in impure and financial stability which any bank. or

comes mostly fromXeesburg Oviedo.It the Princess Louise, daughter of Queen water, and in due time become full merchants having mercantile reports can
Victoria the Lord Chief Justice of armored mosquitoes. verify-then try: us-WB BELIEVE OUR
is pronounced better than the ordi- ; Eng- METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU Send
nary first shipments of Kalamazoo. land; four Admirals; Speaker Reed and your name for our quotations. Stencil and !

'-:-t+i- Justin McCarthy, the famous home- The past two years have been the most cards free. Letters promptly answered.

New York Markets. ruler, are among the prominent nameson prosperous in the history of England,re- FRENCH & CO. /
the listAmong ,
sulting in a reduction of her public debt,

Fruits. .. other announcements are four and in a large increase of her navy, the 116 Warren St,, New York. -.
Serial Stories, each of which will makea ,
' result the "Florida Citizen of doing
Florida 60o each says
; good sized book when completed a ESTABLISHED 1855.
carrier ; business under the gold standard. The i
peaches, Georgia, 3.00 to 3,50; series of personal articles describing
Florida do 3.00 to 5.00; Plums, wild goose, protectionist says England's prosperity
carrier $2., "How I Served My Apprenticeship, by and the decrease of her public debt at the .
Major-General Nelson A. Miles, Andrew in the
Vegetables. time of the greatest depression Horticultural -
bunches Carnegie, Frank Stockton and others; United States and the enormous increaseof FLORIDA hand book. Fast .
Beets, 100 $1 to 4; carrots, 100
fascinating stories of travel and the debt and of the
its public is from the fact that
bunches 2.00 to 2.50 cucumbers Flor-
; fruit and of
usual carefully prepared "departments"which Industry. Experience opinion
been the of the
idacrate, 40to60c; do Charleston basket reader England has workshop 400 leading growers. Latest practice and best
75 to 1.50s dtf Savannah 50c to 1.00 every Companion enjoys. United States,while the American manu- methods of culture. Most recent experiencein
Charleston; ; Send $1.15, the price of The Companion factories have been idle and the workmen orchard and market with varieties new and
cabbage crate, 750 to 1.00; do and old. Authoritative work by State Horticultural
} for one enjoy each week
year been out of The silver and
have employ.
Carolina 75c to do Bend for last "
North 1.00; Norfolk, Society. $1 AnnuaV tot
the fulfilment of the of the
bbl., 75cto 1.00;Egg plants, Florida bbl, for 1896. promises pa- gold standard men, and tariff and free !:ta!3tanvtllefjRUIT; 1 GROWING
per trade advocates can their and
2.00 1o-4.00; peas, Norfolk, half bbl, 50cto To all of its new subscribers, and to all take their choice. pay money 8t. Mary .
-1.00 Maryland basket, 1.50 to 1.70
; ; those renewing their subscriptions, The *
do.Baltimore, basket, 1.25 to 1.50;squash, Companion sends a very handsome Cal -

crate, roc to 1.50; tomatoes, Florida, car-. endar lithographed in nine colors, each The Travelers'Insurance Companywhoown Summer is the time to visit Florida.

= rier, J.25. to 3.00; potatoes, 75c to 3.00. of four pages containing a picture representing i an orange grove in South Florida, Feats of the summer climate are ground-

-. IIPhiladelphia one of the seasons of the year. have ordered 800 pounds of cleaned beg less. We know one man why came to

Markets. Address The Youth's Companion 195 gar weed seed enough to stock a hundred Florida in July almost dead with hay fever -
acres. The great value of the crop in the who has hardly been out of it since
Boston Mass. ;
Philadelphia, May 29.-Egg plants, Columbus. .avenue, .. Southern States, both for fodder and as a neither has he'had any fever since. We

Florida, choice to fancy per orange box, B -jBBnwfnviBMiMMNMM fertilizer, is becoming more and more appreciated often wish those people who only see

2.50 to 3.50; Florida,ordinary per orange Mowing Mao'hlnesP. ,and will in time become a sta- Florida in winter could seo it in May and .

box, 1.00 to 1.50. Cucumbers, Floridat F. Wilson the well-known seeds ple crop with the Southern as red clover June when the trees and shrubs are in

choice to 1.50 to Savannah fancy, per and box Chas.or basket.choice 75c to man and implement dealer of Gaines is with the Northern farmer. full foliage, the oleander in bloom, the .

; ville, has been .appointed State agent for mocking birds by the thousand all BingI -
fancy basket, 1.00 to 2,00.()() Ordinary -
stock Will per not bring freight charges. We the sale of"the Champion mowing ,ma- An important decision by Judge Broomeon I ing a different tune, but without a discordant

look for considerable improvement in chines and reapers in Florida. He win the "1200 inhabitant cattle law" has note. The summer heat is upt of
a carload of these in few that sultry nature found in Northern ci.
Cukes soon and we advise you to continue have a mowers a been rendered recently, on the groundsthat
shipments of choice stock. Celery days. this law is unconstitutional. As we ties. When Florida shall have two or

when choice will sell readily dozen .. understand it, this decision is binding on three million inhabitants, and summer
per ,
COc to 1.00. New potatoes Charlestonand The "Country Gentleman" says: It the Seventh Florida District! only.; Its social life shall prevail they will not-

-Savannah choice, well assorted 3.00 was once understood that when a man effect is that any incorporated town in the think it necessary to go North in summer.
failure of other business he counties of Osceola Orange Lake, Bre- Within ten minutes walk of most homesis
to 8.50; fair to good and poorly assorted, made a any ,
2.00 to 2.75;. Florid, prime, 2.5Q to 3.00. could fall back on farming or gardeningand vard and Dado can impound all cattle a clear water lake in which to bathe .

,Tomatoes, Florida, choice to 6 be successful That idea was always running at large within their.incorporate and two to six hours will bring youto a

basket;carrier),:2.50 to 3.50; fair to,good, wrong, but it was never more wrong than. limits seashore as delightful as the. .

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f -. WEATHER AND CROPS. Leon, Bradfordville- and dry; tions crops very fine; some sections

., ,' For the Week-,-Ending- June 1st. few local showers, most of county no cotton knee high and well branched
rain in eight )weeks; where properly with squares; all crops look fairly well. uccessful
cultivated corn doing well; cotton -Robertson. R
Another week with in
temperature pretty good; pastures failing; oats Lake, Clermont-Copious rains this
( excess and precipitation generally below
light.-John Bradford. of fruits berries
week came too late to benefit vegeta growers ,
normal. However showers
J'i. hive the,been more.,uniform and, copious, Wakulla, Crawfordville Since bles; corn looking much better, but, and all kinds of vegetables

f. and, excepting l limited sections, a decided rain on 21st, crops improved much; badly injured by drouth; fruit trees know that the largest yields and
plenty corn ten feet high; our dead growing nicely; guavas will be plenti i
advance has been, noted in the best quality are produced by
gardens have taken on new life lul. Dr.
; prospect J. Rosenberg.
increase of rain. In fact
excepting the liberal of fertilizers
for W. T. Du- use
good large -
: portions of Liberty county, everycounty crop. Columbia, Lake City-Locab showers i
val. at least of
t! in the western district reports badly,distributed; gardens gone by containing 10%
Escambia, Pensacola Showers the board situation
improved outlook. Showers have ; getting alarming.
z r.: been frequent and more generously Thursday night; fine for harvestingoats -W. B. Knight. Actual Potash.Without .

r distributed Reports from the north ; bad for sweet potato planting; Orange, Orlando-Crop prospects

district are satisfactory, save from tomato worms destructive.Thomas improved; plenty time to plant potato the liberal use of Pot

[ : Nassau: county, where but light and, :McMillan.I vines; melon crop will begin to move
soils it is
Waukenah showers soon.-J. M. Rice. ash on sandy impos
badly distributed: showers fell! Grateful Jefferson, -Light -
: rains over the greater portion of ; corn and cotton looking fairly Sumter, Center Hill-Long.drouth sible to grow fruits, berries and

the central district prevailed from the well;sweet potato vines growing finely; been broken by plenty of fine rains; vegetables of a quality that will

: 26th to spth, inclusive.. Tbe fall was ground not thoroughly wet since tomatoes doing well; all crops looking command the best prices.
March but showers have fine.-W. H. Howell. -
very heavy on 28th in Hernando brought up '
circulars boom-
Our Dot advertising
county, 2.15 inches being reported cotton and pindars.J. B. Roach. :Marion, Ocala Very light shower Ing sped pamphlets fertilizers are,but are practical works,contain

,. from Brooksville on that date. Por Leon,Chaires-No rain yet; weather this week; no effect on parched fields; are ins really lAtest researches helpful to on farmers.the subject They of art fertilization tent free,and lot :i

,tions of Lake county were also particu- dry and hot; corn suffering; cotton corn, cotton, melon and all growing the asking
larly favored with refreshing rains. doing well; oat crop about half.-J. crops suffering much and unless drouth 83 Nassau St.,New York.DverFrofit .
Although no general rainstorm pre- H. Patterson broken soon crop failure will be cer-

; vailed the precipitation for the State Northern District: tain.-Alonzo Dishman. '

was decidedly greater than for theprevious Suwannee, McAlpin-Crops doing Santa Rosa, Milton-Crops further Paying
week, and consequently ,advanced this year than same time in
I fairly well; those that were upland
crop conditions are greatly enhanced. stood the dry weather; those that were 95, owing to rains in early part of Stop it
Temperature month; dry weather has brought peas
not now coming ,since rains .
up up ; and beans to and Get our Great Catalogue and Buyers
Continued warm weather with the materity they are
several showers during the week but
Guide. We'll send it for 15
.. sky only partially cloudy during beginning to die; corn looks well and
passing were local.-W. B. Block. cents in stamps to pay part postage
\ thunder showers. The heat was / where kainit has been used as fertilizer, or expressage. The Book's free. _.,
Alachua Archer-pear: crop almost -
frequently relieved by the cool conditions Is free from worms. The blight has 700 Pages, X2000 illustrations, 40000
immediately following the pass entirely destroyed by blight; affected LeConte and Kieffer pears, descriptions, everything that's used
-of thunder showers. Well defined peach :crop promising; general crops and some apple trees; Irish potatoesstill in life;tells you what you ought to -
age cumulus clouds become growing finely; need only proper culti- have dry rot.-Jna. Carlovitz. pay,whether you buy of us or not.
prominent vation.-W. C. Audruss. One profit from maker to user GetiU
during the morning, disappearing in SoutJiern .DislnclIanatee /: '
St. Johns Switzerland-Some ?
the afternoon. good MONTGOMERY\ WARD & CO.
local showers, enough at my place to \ Manatee-Light showers Originator of the Mall Order Methody
t CONDITION OF CROPS. put vegetables in good condition; few almost everywhere; some places very ltt-ii6 Michigan Ave., ChicagojflJkIflI: *

More satisfactory conditions prevailover miles away no rain; crops generally in good rains; corn crop already much
the greater portion of the State, fair condition considering drouth damaged by drouth; peaches and #
due to. timely showers and resulting plums getting ripe not
orange trees growing fast; consider- ; oranges -
freshness and vigor to all crops. Jn able budding.-W. C.Steele. very badly.-A. J. Pettigrew.Lee .

many cases vegetable; long since Nassau, Amelia-No rain to speakof Myers-The drouth has ended; !

thought beyond the succor of rains, ; many things ruined; some corn and trees doing finely. The thousands of .. ,
show b.REFERENCES =:
improvement Some reports melons look well yet.-C. H.Jacques. young citrus trees put out this spring
: state that cotton planted eight ((8)) rejoicing in these rains; plenty of REQUIRED' ; --
Emerson-Cotton and
weeks ago is now: coming up, and thunder and lightning no harm.-M.M. Before hiring a man you want to know where and
corn much improved in looks and (flow well be has wdVked. Just so with fences. Plenty
though probably make satis- Gardner. of careful,thrifty farmers have bad ours in use eight
factory growth. growing; cotton being replanted; or ten years. Can you do better than ask their
1- opinion. Send for our monthly free.
clean of farmers paper
crops grass; more
has been in
;. Activity sweet potato slips.general The planting rains! hopeful since rains of 21St and 22nd. Irrigation For Strawberries.Mr PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian. ,Mich. J

I have been especially beneficial to late .W.Baker J. Clarke. J.. Slough, six years since, in
five of
oats, which are reported as heading McClenny-Rain on his strawberry beds, excavated the loridaOranges
better. In Wakulla county corn is re- the seven days; 2 inches in all falling ground in each alternate row two feet 'lands ,

ported as ten feet high, and, crop out gently, and has greatly benefited in depth, and says that this year the
look decidedly more flattering. Over crops, which are clear of grass and in vines are still!1 stronger and better in
fine condition. It is believed
this county, previous reports were now those rows and resist the drouth and
with continued
very unsatisfactory with reference to favorable season we produce fruit much longer and better Resorts "
'crop prospects. Portions of Leon and will yet make good crops. H. L. than the rows that only received or

Liberty counties report rains not well Reed.Central District dinary cultivation. Mr. Slough has [nvestments ,
distributed. Sections of the latter had an artesian well put down and

county advise that no rain of consequence Putnam, Huntington-Light rain piped his strawberry beds, and finds .Developments .
has. fallen since March, and Thursday; crops but little improved, them much benefited by irrigation.He .

crop outlook is indeed gloomy.. For- and ground as dry as before the rain; now proposes providing frost pro Attractions

tunately such conditions appear to many fields of corn past recovery. tection for his strawberry beds, and Address, ,-
cover but a limited section. of the Benj. N. Bradt. so-as to ripen berries in time for the .
Western district. Volusia, Pierson-Corn very sorry; early market 'and the big prices G. D. ACKERLY, '<

Crops over the Northern district afraid rain was too late to do any that then prevail. Is there not a val CtMZXAl PASSINCE AOCNT, ,

.: show much improvement,'' excepting good. Peas and potatoes being uable hint for strawberry growers in THE TROPICAL TRUNK UttE,

Nassau county, where ,many products planted; heavy rain Thursday.-C. 1. Mr. Slough's experiment in deep prep JACKSONVILLE. PIOXIOA. Y

have, been ruined by dry weather. ,Jones.Lake. aration of the ground? This, of u
CORRESPONDENTS1 REMARKS. Eustis-Hot and sultry; rain course, might depend much on the< The first watermelons shipped from
was steady and beneficial, but we can Plant R. E. Ewing sold in
(District County Station, Correspondent.) character of the subsoil, which in Mr. City by
Western District: stand a good deal more; pleasant and Slough's case was hardpan, but we be- New York City for $1.00 apiece, and

Liberty, Bristol-The weather continues fairly good week for outdoor work.-; lieve in all l cases deep excavation and the cantaloupes shipped 'by: R* W.

dry; oat crop about entire fail. H. 'V. 0. Margary. cultivation in aiding the raising of wa- Norwood brought $8.00 a- barrel-

ure; cotton not up in many, places Hernando, Brooksville-Good rains ter from below by capillary attraction Plant City Courier.Gainesville's .

'-'.some sections ,no rain since March; fairly distributed made material improvement would enable plants to much better tannery is looming-

prospects never more gloomY.-J.D. ,in crops; corn hurt some in resist our spring drouths.-Halifax eighteen vats are ready for the tan
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: not pay" if.they-were served as/the would< be of no service but for their aid worth last month about$I 0 pound from large fruiting plants now
;: per growing at our Modelo Park
{ "fowls pioery. Ready for
ft .- generally are. in consuming them. It is evident from these statements deliveiy in July by the 100, 1,000 or 10,000. Also
An orchard makes excellent fine Abbaka and Golden Queen suckers. Write for
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there is muchmoney in camphor dees. Orlando Grape and Fruit Company C.
poultry' yard; and it is now a demonstrated Vigorous Strawberry Plants. trees, and would it not be well forlohda S. Van Houlten,Treas., Orlando,Fla. 5-2-
fact ihat" and better fruit
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can be raised where the fowls What is a strawberry plant? growers to BUDS FROM ;EIGHTY-SIX SORTS
: have the Simplythe devote some of their vacant land to True to name Ready:after middleof
; run of the orchard. Some rooted bud of another plant. In May. Send for list and prices. Reasoner
the cultivation of these trees as a side Bros..Oneco, Fla. 5-2-6
a noted French horticulturist devoted .the\ Alpine varieties, we increase them ?Florida
crop Philosopher.
much of his,,time in 'raising choice val by tearingthe crowns and stool apart > BUDWOOD-FIFTY THOUSAND FINE

rieties.of fruit He succeeded. with everything but in.our varieties they are separated bearing trees. C. W. Fox, Fruitland Navel Park buds, Lake from
e > but plums, and in disgust by "wires"! or runners, but in both HOME GROWN : Co., Fla. 5-30-3

/ with his plum orchard he fenced it in cases, it is but a division of the old ------ SALE-4 horse power gasoline engine,

:V and made a chicken yard of it. The plant and J whatever weakness .or; FOR class working order. As I am getting

>5 first season he had a few plums, the strength the plant has exists in the ., Pineapple. Slips larger giana,Fla.power will take $250. E.. V Hall 5-30-3, Geor- J|j

,. .second divided ,plants and j its ?,3
quite a crop, the third the trees ; multiplying or '

;" were broken badly with fine, well-rip- fruiting qualities are only strengthenedby '. and SuckersOf BED SPANISH Sale-Four hundred PINEAPPLE thousand SLIPS ready 'Jj,
; ened plums. The fowls had proved its new rootage. As an evidenceof the for July and August planting. Book_your 'j
Following Varieties orders now. Caiambas Canning Co., -s
to be the very best curculio exter i- this, we find hundreds of plants Lee Co. JFla 5--Marco--5:

.: nators. Try this, with good foliage, but bearing no fruit.I .
-It is now time to mark some of the find two plants with ,good foliage,p : GRANADILLA vine and good fruit. :
extra and but the one is loaded with fine Strong plants two for 25 cents; doz. $[.oo, post .
; developed pullets cockerels large, ABBAKA PORTO .
Rico, EGYPTIANQUEEN paid. Reasoner Broa., Oneco, Fla. 5.233TIJIRTY for keeping. Save the" best of'the berries, while the other supports amass GOLDEN

broods for the layers and breeders of small, seedy specimens., Why QUEEN, RIPLEY Seedling THOUSAND and budded TREES grape FOR fruit

for another season. the difference? The only explanationis QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- Valencia and Hart's Late Eureka Lemons, _
Dancy Tangerine and
Pineapple buds All
The hot days will tell seriously on that one is in full vigor and the NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. buds on grape fruit stock four and one half

.' the flocks if a system of regularity i is I other is exhausted. The developmentof Apply to &years Stephens old. ,write Lakeland us before, Fla.OUDWOODJAFFA. buying. Bowyer

not followed. Have a regular time to fruit depends on potency of# pollen G. a. MATTHAMS,

._. replenish the-drinking water, to feed, I and vigor of pistils. In the one case Florida Pineapple Company t tennial Hart's Tardiff.,Mediterranean HOMOSASSA,Sweet CENO ,-
to clean the houses, Neglect will now: pollen low in vitality that while Old Vint.Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood,Wash
Or to ington Navel,'Msjorca, Nonpareil, Maltese Oval,
/ prove to be costly. The hot days will l it could bring life into existence, like Ribbed DuRois. Orange Lake and Eureka; Genoa

take the starch out of the poultry the scrub colt,'it could not develop :HADDOCK & MATTHAMS, or 7SC Lamb per,and 100.Sicily DuRoi Lemons Blood}, at Amory's$5.00 per Blood 1,000,,

; keeper's linen, but enthusiasm must be itself. What is the remedy for all this ? West Palm Beach, Fla Pierce's Ruby. Parson Brown, Dancy Tangerine,

kept up, for on timely attention and There can be but one answer and thatis Pomelos Mandarin, and and Mammoth Royal, Improved Shaddock k,and are fi Seedling.00 per

proper care now success depends., restriction'to ability to impart the IICENT- -WORD" COLUMN. Manatee 100 straight.County W., Fla.K. Trimble. Braldentown S-9-U' !

It is the summer-time neglect thatis. highest life or potency to the pollen. '

'.. the main cause .for many poultry- I am willing to be held responsible for KAFFIR CORN Salvation! KAFFIR of Florida.CORNI! NURSERY TREES of the most WILL popular HAVE varieties 20,000
': keeping failures. This is especially saying that maximum crops cannot be Plant any time this month. I will send you prepaid for delivery this fall and winter. Send in your
enough choice Kaffir seed corn to plant one orders now,and be sure to get what you want.
f. the case where poultry is kept in largenumbers. grown annually where plants are allowed acre for$i, two acres,$1.75; four acres, ($3; eight Pric's and particulars on application. W. K.
shed acres, $5. Every; grain raised and Trimble,Braidentown, Manatee Fla
i. Where only a few are kept to their pollen every-year warranted genuine. Wm.L.bOranyge 6-6-3 County 5-0-tf:

and there is a good run, like a farm as is now the. universal practice. Anextra i Manville, Fla. PENUINB Nunan Bessie Cherokee, Colum-

._ generally affords, there will be but lit- large berry cannot be produced i if t BUD U bia. Alabama, Michel's Early Stevens

t -' tIe care necessary. Under such,conditions the pollen is low in potency. Blossoms CHOICE Drake WOOD Point FOR Grove.SALE JULIUS and Jefferson SCHNADELBACH Strawberry,Lock Plants Box, per Grind 1,000, $5.00.Bay,

7" the fowls will need but little should be removed every spring in the ders being booked for June delivery. Prue Ala.
$5.00 per looo,750 per 100. F. O. B. here. Ad J::<-i'
', food, as they will find an abundance propagating' beds before they open dress Drake Point, Grove Yalana,Lake Co., Fla. LOUISIANA GRASS (PASFALUMPLA- 1-
: their that they be relieved of the 5-3o-sm ) grass for lawns and permanent
> on foraging grounds. Growing may excessive pastures. Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
i chicks must, however, be frequently secretions of pollen, and all 1 AND COMMON! P'INEAPPLEplants. cents per hundred,postage paid. W.H. POWERS,
fed and the buds or plants should be taken Forty acres to select from. Also Lawtey Fla. -
more varied the diet the only pineapple and lemon]land on R. R. with beautiful SALE-IMPERIAL
better it is for them. from those of full fruiting vigor pos river front. James Holmes, Jensen, Fla. FOR Suckers,85: per 100,840 DWARF per 1000, _
sessing all and S-JO-3m f o. b.t cash with order. H. H. WILKWSOW,
If hens good qualities when
.'Z' any are set in June, they Rockledge, Fla. 3-ti-ya.
': should have nests in a cool, shady once allowed to spend its energies i in WANTEDoNETHOUSAND. SOUR &

f .>' place. Sods should be used for mak- ''i its fruitage, should not be used for of stock,.'age of bud and lowest cash. State price size de ,STRAWBERRY good PLANTS.-NOW runners. I have 100 IS,-

tic -, )ing the .nests further propagating-Frame FarmerFlorida livered., E. H. Mote Leesburg Fla. 5-30-4 000 Alabama Newmans and 5,000 Clouds
cheap for cash G. W. JENNINGS, Lawtey,
: -:.. Don't use leaky coops Jor the Camphor. 1TANTED-FIVE' TO FIFTY POUNDS Florida. 3-7-4

r broods. Dampness causes numerous ,1 1 fresh, well matured camphor seeds. Also OBBAIEforcashtimeorttadeorangegroves,
: troubles. From a letter received from Washington ten i Inll pounds citrus trifoliata seeds. Parties haw fruit and timber lands. B'. RCTMLET, Keuka,
same state
quantity and price. C. W. Fox. Pla.
L: :- Where there is danger of rats it i is we learn that Mr. Henry G. Fruitland Park, Lake Co., Fla. 5- -3 3-n-i6t-

y "' advisable to use a floor'' for the brood Hubbard has submitted his samples of FOR SALE Lief 100,000 CHOICE TOMATO

coops. The floor hould .be made so camphor made here from the leaves of per thousand, f.ngston'a o. b. Plants Beauty six mostly to twelve at inches$1.00

'-. will set inside the coop, fitting close- camphor) trees growing this vicinity AND high.VEGETABLE Cash with Co.order., Winter THE Haven ELOISE,Fla. FaUlT If

(f.. : ly up to all four sides. Keep the floor to the Government chemist of the

2 outside during the day. In this national capital, and his report shows EXTRA, CLEANED BEGOA3i: WEED
CARNEY PARSON :BROWN -Sow from six to ten pounds per acre.
| the mother hen can be on the ground that Mr. Hubbard considerably underestimated GENUINE We can now fill orders for Forty cents per pound,postpaid; ten pounds or
; the genuine Parson Brown budwood (the Car over, f. o. b.,twentp-five cents per pound. Write
t'J. or grass. If kept on the floor too the amount of ..camphorgum ney tree). We owned for several years the famous I for prices on large quantities to EXCKUIOK SEED
t f. long the hen mil become stiff and sore to begot out of our Florida camphor Parson Brown tree and budded our groves i I FARM Edgar, Putnam County,Fla. a-8-tf

f.: : The coop floors can also be used during trees. Messrs. Hubbard & this with spring budwood is from very this good.old tree.We guarantee Our budwood every II I FOR SALE Two Leon county farms: ,480 acres

f: 'the day to form a shade on the Williams obtained i 42-100 per cent bud Brown.we send Address out to be Carney the genuine Co. Lake Carney Weir Parson,'Fla. tobacco 390 growing.acres. Excellent W. B. Qarkson for stock,Jacksonville.raising and

: sunny side of the coop. The floors, of refined camphor from the leaves, or 5-16-4 Fla. a-24-U

f. /. however, when thus utilized: should i pound of dry camphor to 77 poundsof CITRUS NURSERY, Parson TREES Brown. AND Stark'BUDWOOD Seedless

f-- be fastened in some way so the win of leaves. Mr. Hubbard says this Tafia, Tangerine, King, TardifT; Grape Fruit,

: ; will not blow them over and injurethe shows very nearly twice as much cam- such Villa: a Franca* Nonpareil Lemons, Majorca and other, St. varieties Michael,,

;.. : young chicks.-Baltimore Sun. phor in the leaves of Florida trees as Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
i Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries -
'. has been obtained in India by the "li Dunedin, Fla. 8-17-tI
t 4 Senjl for Annual Descriptive
British Government of Madras, and v CATALOGUE, deal on wire
ANEW netting. Prices cut in
: Using the Weeds.
I is but little less than the amount of j I i:- newly isaed and revised. We pay freight. Write for our tales
i :: There is It contains everything price-list. E. W .4ms4en,Ormond FJa. 7-i-tft
no better food for ducks camphor obtained in Japan from the l needed by the Horticulturist

ft:i,: / and geese than some of the well-known wood of trees 100 years old. The I: PLANTS and plant-lover. A IRRIGATED GROVE.. 100 acres, to year act
11 and TREES is Orange treesSo hi"other fruit trees,
:; -<. weeds. Plantain, purslane, ragweed wood of old trees has always been Orchard,Window, Lawn For sale at a sacrifice.: Address"11," The Palma etc.,
||: ,: ,r and pigweed J Greenhouse. Largest Lane!Park Lake County, Fla.
are only a few of the known to contain more than the a ? collection to select from 4 27-901

t.J i' ; delicacies! for.the aquatic birds, andthey leaves. Mr. Hubbard thinks that the BEASOIE8 [ in the South. rpo A MAKE HENS LAY-ThereJlIothmglike
T < ,, will require no other food. Bothducks show I BROTHERS. ONECO, FLA. -Bowker'*Animal Meal 40 PCS sold in Ftor-
t experiments very clearly that ida last year. Hundreds of testimonial For
; and geese prefer to forage on camphor trees in Florida are richer in particulars, write E. W.Amsden, Ormond Fla.
:" green food rather than to subsist on that precious gum than trees in any

\ ; A'_ 'grain: and this fact should encourage other part of the world. The price of LIGHT Brahma, tfarred Plymouth Rock and
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Egg for
-.?;. I'JJ',..; the keeping of a flock of ducks orb crude camphor is now quoted at $1.10 setting. Mra. C. Gomperb,lady hatching Lake,,li.oo Fla. per
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18?"'The magiflcent Steamships of this ,line are appointed. to sail as .
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Pier 35, North Klver-3 P..M. .
e Nacoochee .._.._:.. .....*...............__.........., ...,.......1.............Tuesday, June 2 c
Kansas City..... ..........................*..................... ......"..i.....Thursday,June 4 $ 1*
City of Augusta .... ............................................. ................SaturdayJune 6 \ I 1 ?i"
City of Birmingham.. ...... ....... ......................................... ...Tuesday,June 9 --7
Nacoochee...... ............ ,..._ .................. .........n.....;........ Thursday,JUDe ii q __
Kansas City..................................,.....................,...... ..... .. Saturday,June13
City; of Augusta ....,. .................'............... ...;: .....!................ Tuesday, June 16 I A9
City of Birmingham.M............................!. ...T.;...,... ...... Thursday,June 18 Ji .
Nacoochee....."... ........:..,.;......!E........... ...:. ... .................. Saturday,June 20 ( X 4r:1
Kansas City.....................................................,............ ...... Tuesday,June 23 < Cityof Augusta...........,1..................... .. .................... ...... Thursday, June 25
City of Birmingham ...... .................... ................./...,........ Saturday, June 27 .
Nacooehee ....1..f1.... ... ......-.,................._.....1.....1...1............Tuesday;June 30
G.M.SORRELL. Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.

Lewis'sWharf P. M.
Chattahoochee) ( Philadelphia).................................:......Thursday, June' 4 Finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and New York.
a .Gate City (callingat Philadelphia) ........ .........?............................ Thursday,June 11 The Fleet is of the Handsome New Steel Steamers:
r. Chattahoochee (calling at Philadelphia) .......................................Thursday,June 18 composed following .
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Gate City( Philadelphia) .. ...... .. ., Thursday,June 25 "
I RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents,Lewis's Wharf.: Coracle" (new), "Algonquin Iroquois, .. Cherokee, "Seiinolj1'


39, Delaware Avenue.- NORTHBOUND.Steamers .
Gate City (passenger and freight.........................:..;!.........:Saturday, May 3o,6 p.m. are appointed to sail according to'the tide. "
City of Macon (freight only) ..........Tuesday. June s,3 p..m. ........_..... Tuesdays Thursdays
From at.Charleston), Sundays
Chattahoochee ( and freight)...... ..... ...: ....... .... 6, 6 m. JACKSONVilLE, (calling
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Gate City (passenger passengers and freight)............1......,.....>.......11.tu.;..... Saturday,June June 13,6 p.p.m. Erom,CHARLESTON, S. C.,.....:,........... .... .....E..:.........Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.
City of Macon] .(freight only) ....1......1..t......... .............,......Tuesday,June 16,3 p,m. For hours of sailing see"Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paperS
Chattahoochee (passenger and freight) .......... ..:...................Saturday,Jane so, 6 p.m. <
Gate City(passengers and freight) ............................,.........Saturday,June, 27,6 p. m. SOUTH BOUND. .
; City of r Macon i(freight only). .. ......u. .............. ...................Tuesday.June303p. m .
M. C. HAMMOND, Agent 13 South Third Strict. Steamers are appointed to sail from. Pier 29, East River, New Yori;;at 3,as follows: *. .-
PorCHARLESTOIIS.C., ...........,....I:........................ ...;M nd Wednesdays and Pr days
SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. For JACKSONVILLE FLA.,. .(calling at Charleston).................Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr days -.-
.Central (00 Meridian) Time-ag below.

City of' Augusta....Tuesday,JUDe 2, 9:00: p.m. Kansas City. .. ..Thursday, June IS, 9.oop.m. '
<:'1 of Birm'gh'm. Thursday June 4,10.00p.m. City of Augusta.... Saturday,June 20,10.00 p.m* -
Nacoochee.: ........Saturday, June 6lo.oop.m.; City of ..TuesdayJune 23, 4-cop m. ctn ST. JOtffiS 1IVEt. 'Ulf4
Kansas City...... Tuesday June 9, 4.30p.m. Nacoochee ...f.?.Thursday,June 25, 6.00p.m.
City of Augusta .. Thursday, June it, 7.00 p.m. Kansas City...... Saturday, 27 9.oop.m. .
City of Birm'gh'm.. Sat'day]une 13, 9.00p.m. City of Augusta....Tuesday,June 30 900 p.m, DE BARY LINE. -
{ Nacoochee......,.. ] 16,
Tuesday June' 9.00 p.mSAVANNAH Jacksonville, Palatka, Sanrd9 Enterprise, Fla, and Intermediate"

BOSTON.. Landings on the St. :John Miver. .

Central ((90. Meridian) Time-as below. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer -
: Gate City........Thursday, June 4, i.oo p.m, I Gate City..Thursday, June IS', 12.00 noon '. .
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Chattahoochee ....Thursday June II, 5.30 p. m. | Chattahoochee ....Thursday June 25, 6.00. p.m. "I V'I3RGI.ADEvvIs .

SAVANNAH. TO PHILADELPHIA. appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays: at 6.00 p. m., and w from -
Central ((80 Meridian) Time-as below. Sanford on. Mondays, and Thursdays. at 5.00 a. m. -

City of Macon.. Wednesday,June 8, 3.30 p. m. I City of Macon...... Monday July 6, zoo p.m. -
City,or. Macon......Tuesday,June 23, 400?, m. | -SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULU. NORTHDOUND.
W.B.ARNOLD,G.T.P.A,, WAITER HAWKINS Fla. P.A., W. J. FARRELL,Sol. Agt., Read Down. Read Up. .
Jacksonville Florida. m I ..1..1.............:..JacksoDville............ ... ...... Arrive 3.3oa. m;
C.G.ANDERSON,AGEN?. J. P. BECKWITH. G. F. &P. AGENT, leave" 330 8-45 p.P m. ...................... .... Palatka..................... ...... heave g.oo p. rn.- .
Savannah. Pier 35, North River New York. II m. _............. ......u.Aatorw.n.u..u.. If 4oop.m
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1 n a m..1.._........I.... St. Francl5. .,... ; 2.30P. m.
W.A.BOUR8.ESTABLISHED. ( 1875. J. B. BOURSI .........4-30........... ...............:.......... Beresford ............_......... .II. 1.3OP.-m. .
.", Arrive 8.30 a. m. ..............:..... ...Sanrord.........._........_ -." 9.ooa. m.
.1 9-25 a. m. ....:............... .... Enterprise................... ...... 9.30&.m
: I WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. ........... .... ......................So. Fla R. R.Whart.................. If 11.00 a,m. .
General Passenger and Ticket Office,204 WestBay, St., Jacksonville

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers A.'J. COLE,Pas? nger Agent,.5 Bowling Green, New York. 1
M. H. CLYDE, Awistant Traffic Manager,Bowing Green,New York..
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic SBowUDgGreeu.NewYork.
Florida Agent 4 West Bay St., Jacksonville Ft*.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Ja a011\'i11e.Fla.

We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents, -..

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xooo bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats 175 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 25 cents: per
GUARAEPD ANALYSIS.Tl SULPHATE POTASH, pound; Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound _

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clover are becoming more and more ready to cut in ten weeks or twp gen is in cotton-seed meal.
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few lines the substance of whole columns of information apparent The Rural New Yorker, months, and makes fine ensilage fod In experiments conducted at the, _,
pertaining to the farm the garden, good authority "Crimson cloveris der. Three pecks to a bushel of seed .
the dairy the poultry yard and the house- says, Storrs, Conn., Agricultural College,
"-.. hold.. ]. better adapted to vegetable or fruit drilled in is the proper quantity.The it was found that an acre of cow peas
There is little or no difference in culture than to general farming. "The
first factor in is gave, in vines and roots,the following
;: the quality of darkand light shelled Southern farmer has its equal in cowpeas good dairying fertilizing ingredients: Nitrogen, 117
a good cow-the Guernsey, Jersey or
The New York market and 'and is of
eggs. pre- beggarweed, sure a Holstein the is food. pounds; phosphoric acid, 26 pounds;
fers the light and the Boston'mar. crop under adverse conditions, of frostor ; next proper potash, 81 pounds.
Corn meal makes the richest milk.
ket the dark. drouth. The San is
( Jose scale making rapid
Cotton and linseed meal is valuable,
r. ) The quality of- the egg depends Do your neighbor's hens trouble but should be fed in limited quantitieswell inroads into the Southern States. Nb

\ more upon the season and the feed of you? Fasten a kernel of corn to one mixed with other feeds. Bran fruit tree should be without

t' .. .the. hen than the breed. end of a string, and a card at the will increase the flow of,milk. Nothing thorough inspection. Where a tree js .ft.

:>. The size of the egg is larger at the other end with "Please keep your hensat equals ,or soiling from sor- found badly infected it should be '
than the end of the litter home" and green grass rooted and burned.
beginning at sign nour name. The up
ghums millet, clovers, corn,
r and a successful poultry raiser says hens will take the message quickly to rye Kaffir green Three bushels of boiled sweet po- .
I cow beggarweed, corn,
.,corn fed hens will produce larger eggs their owner. etc. peas Dairying in the South in the tatoes mashed up with cornmeal, are

than those exclusively fed on othergrains. When you "lay by" your corn this future will become one of the principal said to be equal ta' four bushels of corn

< year plant cow peas between the rows industries of successful farming. for nags. ,
4 Jluchdiscussion has not settled of com. The corn will be out of the The ever-berring mulberry grows

; ; whatis a balanced ration for the hen way of the peas and you will have The Georgia peach crop, accordingto quickly, makes a fine 'sh3d ctree. fur.

confined, in close yards. On the range $10 to $*2o worth of the best fertilizerto J. H. Hale, will be fifty per cent nishes excellent frujJJ nafes a timberfor

,.'"' "of the farm she will secure a balanced 'plow? in in the winter or following ahead of that of last year, and will grea durability. It

.'. -;ration in insects. spring. come in several days earlier. This is I grows anywhere*;It, <-! :'. '

1': _-:; Sorghum is especially for If the drouth destroyed: your early good news for consumers, the Northern The fiourftoinKam: makesuralist

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