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 13, 1896
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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


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S. Powers,.Editor, '':' J'.F.. ORIDA, -fllNE Ia,_ ,1896. ? "\Vpo1e' No. 1427 Vol Jo.24
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'. NOW READY FOR JUNE PLANTING., Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively (and successfully) planted

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during the "rajny season of sumnler.
"We Harp a limited supply of fine. budded orange trees .1 year old on sour

and trifoliate stock;'3 years old (budded low). All our:'nursery. :. stock! .having. ORANGE TREES FOR SUMMER'PLANJING.. -

been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition. .
Following varieties guaranteed true to. name: ,t I. Satsuma orange trees,on Trifoliate stocks. Buds,2-years,branched;stocks, x '. .
MAJORCA. tUllY BLOOD, a ST.1\IICIIAEL. 4-years. X to ft inches caliper. (Also Sats mas onf Sweet orange stock,same age Land .
MED. SWEET, SANFORD MED,' fa PARSON BROWN,, size.) ..* ? !*' ? ,
TANGERINE IIoMQ, ASSSA. SATSUMA\ The foregoing aro'a fine lot(as fine as any wg ever grew), and we are offering ;
',!. .., -' and GRAPE JKRUIT.,. .. *"Y .. I them, for skimmer planting only,aj yery low prices. 4_ s
**" .4 "A limited number of the famous. Pineapple orange at. i.oo each.

't. ... BU WOOD. "' i !..; .. THIS.. IS. THE' TONE OPPORTUNITY. .. OF .THE YEAR. TO' *GET

Can Yurnlsh Budwood of all the above named varieties except Pineapple and Tangerine at 75 + 'FIRST-CLASS SATSUMAS, CHEAP. '

4 ''cents, per 100;$S.oo per 1000 prepaid..:Order now and save time, No agents employed. -,I jo s .. ..f' '
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-are offering a fine. sot'rBu"ftdtd Trees'.}oar gale for season of'gs'and'g6,including.. a limited supply ol Y G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. yiARY, FLA.. *- '
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common Qrang, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon GrQwn to stakes. AU on Sour ,
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Coal. ,' ,Hay? Crafti, .Wines, Liquors, =- ..:
t Order-your supply now and make sure of it. PRICES: One pound by mail,40 cents;4 pounds,' -. .' 't" >
1.50.By express or freight not prepaid 25 centsper,pbund in quantities of.less thian 200 pounds; / ', A .
; in 200 pound lots and above,<2o cents per pound. .:.. ", -? Cigars, :Tobacco, Etc, ;
Seed free from stems,leaves and trash. By mail,postROUGH :" ...'oJ..". ,. .. : .. .
,- cents pound 4 pounds, cents. By ex- '
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s NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. a so KENTUCKY SOURtM4SIL........,.......500 '
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I Ashler.! *- : Asslstanl Caster. JUGS: BXTRAt' One gaUon 250;.two gallon, sac; three gallon, ,sc:. Remit : ,
i' r CflPlTJUi $100,000. ., order,checker registered letter. .We Cannot ship C.'9.-1). Remit with order. ,

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J .- Respectally solicits* your Deposits,Collections' .and General : ROR1DflUITEXCHAN6E: : )
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; An Incorporate Home Association of Orange Grower formarketin Florida Fruit to the

their *balances : be8Iadvantage.-AUTHORIZRDCAPlTAL.t'm, / v
Depositors offered ,every facility: Which 'BOX MATEBIAWThe Exchange IB fully prtparod. to supply boxes and paper on
warrant.', order. Write for.price list and terms. *, '
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BOXES TO 'RENT FROM $500; GEO. R.FAIRBANKS President. ,\ 4' D. GREENLEAF, VIce-Presldent.: .
SAFE DEPOSIT 4' ALBERT M.IVES,GenU Mgr.andlTreas. .*" M. P. TUKNEB, Secretary.DIKECTOBSOeo. ,
'. A PER YEAR UP.DI1.LcoTORt9 .B.Fairbanks,Alaclwa Co.; E. Hillsboro Co.: Jghn Fabya 'Lake Qo.v Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; ,P. Greeiear Duval Cod '
J. D.Mead, Brady Brevard Co.! 'F- \I.Sampson, Marion Co. c.V.HUlyer
: a Marion Co.; John M..Bryari,Osceola Co.; w. E. Stanton/Putnam Co.; M. B.foreman fit
John j' L. Marvin Chas. BArchibald. John Co.; C.F.A.Bielby,Volugla Co.Irving Reek Polk Co. *- -. JIi,,
W. M. Davidson ( Judge R. Addresfllall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville. ,718?'Btencllf. ,. ",
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The Farmer of To-day. pie for the season-battered tiles and

; In a certain sense-, the old-fashioned old-fashioned bonnets, perhaps, but "
- good for what they were constructed. TAE
time and the old-fashioned methods "DAISY"
Count the farmers in our poorhouses.Few PLOW
$ were easier. It was no trick to plow
indeed and in
not one ten got
a field, sow the wheat, let it grow to there because of the meagre compen. IAn
maturity harvest the product and takeit
sation to the farmer, but nine limes
to the nearest market. That is, the
out of ten the cause is to be found
routine was practically fixed. The
father and his methods were perpet- outside of the necessary contingenciesof Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry
the farm. Even bad farming shouldnot
uated in the son. There was just Grower Should Have.
be with the that .
charged poverty
enough diversity in the soil in habit -
leads the ... 4. .
to poorhouseiStill : ., .. ',.'
and in thrift to make one man more 0
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it must be confessed that
successful than another, but nature did -
the work, and if nature was not fickle farming has not been so uniformly L' - "
the year's product was bountiful, the successful as it once was. Disturbing t

compensation reasonable. The farmerwas elements have entered into the vocation ...

easy going and had but little of for which the farmer, as a rule, a 'r'

the worry of the latter times. He was was not prepared. Not being educated 1 ,

. not bewildered over a new and, to to adapt himself to the changes .

him, an untrodden highway. going on, he has been slower to get *. <
The old-time farmer did not have into line with the new order of things, < *

and did not need to have a swivel in and when he does he has to take the ,

his mental structure. He did not chances incident' to the new situation.

.. ", need to adjust himself to so many and Having to harness -"business" quali-- ..

1i' ''I. so varied vicissitudes. A telegram ties to his occupation, he must en-
; can now discount a crops per cent. counter perils at all times incident to -

in twenty four hours. In the old time "business affairs." Four out of five of

the ,same result took three or six our "business" men, so called, fail

months. This gave time to turn mat- some times in their checkered career. jI ;..L.JO .
ters over with deliberation, and to Not one farmer in ten fails in the

come'to the end by easy stages. The same sense, and generally when he t: I ., mn

: worry was distributed so that it was does it is to be charged to the fact
I, hardly felt. ,Now it comes with a that the business is responsible for it
j jump. It has the fascination and 'the and not the farming-there has been The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse;

peril of the gambling pit. In the too much business and too little farm- does the work just how and where you want it done.

same day almost we see affluence and ing. There i is:; a fair discretion in this

success and despair and suicide. The matter of "business." It should be Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
new order of things makes matters mixed with the farming, not divorced This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and
lively, and the old bones need lubri- from theJarm.! The keen eye for cur- with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. .

cating to keep step with the proces- rent events, but a steady_hand on the

sion.hustle, The the minority majority only are do learning the grum to plow.TheTnan-who watches the "ticker"in Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow.

bling. In other words, the majority the broker's office too closely has .
ol not the steady-going habits which will
the agriculturists of the are
country Given with this paper to our subscribers for one year for $5.00 o. b. at our
make his farm Asa
making on an average a better living an abiding success. '
than men in any other industry. It farmer he cannot successfully. sell Storeroom.FARMER -
would seem to the passing observer September wheat in May. His main and FRUIT GROWER,

that the complaints of agriculture are business is to raise the wheat, and ;J JACKt9pZYVILLI: : E'LA.

universal, but that is not so. raise it as cheaply as he can, trusting
Take a census of any agricultural in the broad general principle that he N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.

community and you will be pleasedto will be paid ,first cost, and yet he nection with the paper.. Write us for terms.

note that a majority are doing should have such a knowledge of the

fairly well, thank you-only they are times as shall be a guide in his sellingthe ..,
not satisfied, for that would be askingtoo wheat he has himself raised. He WHY ?

much of human nature. A (friendof can legitimately turn over in the mar ,

mine in the good old 'times of expansion ket his one crop a year-if he seeksto Go the Corn off the Cob R
on "Niggering Blistering your Hands and
speculation and two dollars do more he has entered the arena
and a half, a bushel, for wheat, kept of the stock jobber and will, once in Wearing the Skin off? Buy a

his crop over to get three dollarswas awhile, if not oftener, find that he hasa
not satisfied with two dollars anda road to travel which he would better "CYCLONE" CORN SHELLER.

half, and ended by being forced to leave to others who make a busi-- SEVERAL SEASONS 2WHY YOU
ness of it. He wants to be intelligent
be satisfied with one dollar and ten SHOULD HAVE ONE.
cents. He did some grumbling at all enough in the. ways of the markets not '
to be misled in the prices he is likelyto -
times, but in the end he was so gladto
get ten cents over a dollar for it get at the propitious times. He It is fully warranted against breaking or get
cannot afford to be a fool. Nor is it ting out of order by any fair usage.
that he
forgot grumble >-
anyone It takes less power to do the same amount of
but himself for being so senseless as possible for him to be a successful work than any other machine of itt size ever
not to take two dollars and a half I speculator. He can sell his crop once + made.
There is
I no time lost after you are through
when he could get it. The disasterwas on a margin of its actual cost. He 4 i shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
cannot five-cent margins with- corn,as the machine takes the corn all off the
so apalling that he rose up in be- put up cob,drops the cornin the box or basket, takes
nignity amid the wreck and ruin of out in the end losing the whole. He the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
his 't is still a farmer, and so long as he -_ By a little practice with it you can easily shell
w expectations. oue bushel of ears in about A minutes or less.
But to return-the farmers who at- holds to its essential duties he is safe The shelter is small but it will do the work of
-he not become a millionaire zz many a larger machine.
tend strictly to business in a business may
The spring can be adjusted to any tension re-
1 way, are doing fairly well as comparedwith but he will not be a bankrupt.-From quired and can be loosened when not in use,thus
other folks, and all of them are an'address by Hon. Edwin E. Wil avoiding any chance of its giving out.
A shelter wrench accompanies machine.
in better shape than some of their letts. every

friends whp went into town to make a 9 4 The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at f 125. 00 and l.
known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The .
better and easier living. In the first At no time for the past twenty
place, they have never lacked a good years has there been such a demand CYCLONE: CORN SHELLERis
square meal. Who ever heard of a for lumber and building material not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit.
Retail price$3.00. Given with the paper one year for({,00 or as premium: for. three new
farmer starving to death? Nor have erally as now exists at Tallahassee, subscribers at tux each. Address all orders to

they lacked the fire on the hearth or I and a goodly portion is going .into the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER

e. the hearth to keep it, nor clothes amy country. _'
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Tobacco. ing room", or pit described in my Bui- advise you to sow many at this advanced The Orange Outlook

letin No. 30 on page 135. season. Should we have an M. S. Moremen, the traveling
Mr. Curtis early fall it would be difficult representative
Henry kindly sent me to cure
The of the Florida Fruit Exchange -
Sumatra Variety. some imported Sumatra seed last the leaves so that they will not stick '
whose home is at Switzerland,
The situation in Cuba justifies the week-possIbly he could spare you a together when packed. It seems that in St. Johns County, was in the city
liveliest and the little for Com the cool of chill the
hopes utmost activityon experiment, or perhaps nights September yesterday, and he was asked to give
the part of Florida tobacco grow missioner Wombwell of the Agricul- gum brought out by the heat of the his ideas regarding the for
ers, present and prospective. The tural Department, Tallahassee, could.I day and does it not return to the leaf, the in this State prospects
insurgents will destroy a great deal of think that the last-of July to the but remains on the outside.I "I orange estimate crop the probable produc-

the current crop and the Captain loth of August will prove a better expect to go South on Sunday ion: of oranges for the next season,"
General will prevent even that little time to transplant than July, for the night or Monday morning. I am he said, "at 125,000 boxes, as against '
from being exported. It is too late, reason that during a period of thirtyto shipping plants to Pasco county. I less than 50,000 for the season of 1895-
in the northern parts of the Statefor the forty days about the summer solstice learn they have had rain. '96. Some will be produced .
planting of the Vuelta Abajo or other (June 21)) the temperature of the H. CURTIS, in almost oranges part of the ,
Cuban varieties. How about the Su- earth is and the every orange-
too high nights too
Agricultural and growing belt of the State, though, of
matra? To obtain light on this sub- short for tender plants to root. Near- Immigration in
course, small quantities in most
ject we addressed letters to some recognized ly all manner of trees (a few ever- Agent F. C. & P. R. R. parts. From neighborhood, I

authorities, and their repliesare greens excepted), shrubs and plants Quincy, Fla. think 200 boxes my will be shipped and

given below. need to be transplanted in fall, winter .." .. the same is true in certain degrees of
and spring for the above reason.
Sumatra Seed for Sale. Piney Woods Soil. many other sections. Of course the
Editor I'm glad you will do all you can to larger part of the crop will come from
Farmer and
: Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.
promote the tobacco industry in Flor-
We have favor of the inst. Manatee, Hillsboro, and Lee coun-
your 4th ida for it promises Florida more than Besides the nitrogen and "
and would that have Sumatra ties, in the southern part of the State.
say. we any and possibly more than all other phosphoric acid which soils
seed for sale. The seed is that of the The recovery of the trees is not
industries. And it is a matter of ser- supposed to need the piney woods
famous of It as rapid, accorning to Mr. Moremen,
us directly crop from 1893.the Island was shippedto of Sumatra ious regret that the Experiment Stat soil needs lime. At least, that is my as many have anticipated it wouldbe
and is tion is.not able financially to respond experience. This lime is best appliedin but he stated that it was satis-
guaranteed.The to this public demand. I am the form of ashes where ashes can factory. About half of the
price $2
per ounce. however, conducting a series of expen be had. Now ashes, besides the pot that was flourishing before' the disaster -
that hear from
Trusting we may you, sive experiments on several importantlines ash and phosphoric acid they contain, of fifteen months ago is now .
we are yours truly, at my own charges. which I will have from to more than
U. S. TOBACCO 30 50 percent being recovered by active efforts,
York JOURNAL.New give out in due time to the public. of lime and in a form that is while the rest is being neglected, or

City.. The president and vice-president oi readily taken up by plants. While is but indifferently cultivated. Mr.
the New England Tobacco Growers' hardwood ashes are not at commando Moremen has charge of about
Sumatra Seed May Be Planted Yet association, in their private letters tome a pine country the ashes of pinewood acres of orange property, which,250 he

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: declare that if indeed Florida can are usually within reach. About said, is recovering quite satisfactorily,
You ask if it is possible to grow a grow a fair article of Sumatra wrap saw-mills, where the refuse( is burned, and will bear to some extent in another
crop of Sumatra tobacco beginningwith per, it will prove a great bonanza of E there are hundreds of tons of ashes to year. The property is scattered
the seed at this late(?) date. In wealth, and that they themselves and be had for the hauling. If I were through different parts of the State.

reply will say that we are just beginning scorts of prominent Connecticut val making a new location I would try to "I am satisfied that twenty years
to learn the peculiar "habits" ley growers will emigrate to Floridato get land within hauling distance of asawmill will be required to replace the bearing
and nature of this popular type of f engage extensively in this enter where the refuse was burned. surface that was in existence before

wrapper tobacco, for we never suc prise.It With ashes one could grow cow peas, the freeze," he said. "Another thing
ceeded in obtaining the true genuine is now already a foregone con and perhaps crimson clover, and so that is a fact may surprise you, and it
Sumatra seed till within a year or two clusion that Cuba can not grow a build up, rather than buy, fertility. is that those large growers who invested -
past. And but for the commendableand crop in 1897, as the seed must be .Where ashes are not available, the in the southern counties of the
praiseworthy interest that Presi sown there in July and August and lime could be got anywhere near the State after the cold weather are cdm-
dent Duval of the F. C. & P. has the plants set out in midwinter, which coast by burning oyster shells. But ing back to their old places in
taken in the tobacco industry we fact also serves to prove the cprrect- in some form lime should be supplied. Marion and other counties, and are
should not even now have it. ness of my theory set forth in the Then, too, piney woods soil needs pushing the recovery of their lost

For years I planted the seed sent foregoing as to the proper temperature humus, decayed vegetable matter. groves with every energy. They are
. by the U. S. consuls at Singapore another d of the earth, etc., to promote the Where commercial fertilizers are applied not abandoning their groves that have
points, only to be disappointed.A rooting of plants. They could not to a soil lacking humus, there is been started south, but they have con.
look at the map will show you that transplant in summer, nor spring nor much waste. A soil will not grow cluded that they will take the chances
the island of Sumatra is situated near fall, whereas we in Florida can trans maximum crops without humus. To where they were located before, and
ly on the equator, and I find that the plant almost any time (i. e. some typeor give this humus in a large way by applying go into the business again at the old
genuine Sumatra type requires very other) excepting as stated aboveabout stable manure is out of the stands. It is possible that the idea
late sowing in Florida, not earlier 40 days around the summer question with most piney woods truckers that they can raise a better orange in
than first to middle of April, or even solstice. F. B. MOODIE, and fruit growers. It must be the northern part of the belt than in
_ May in north Florida. Importedseed Lake City, Fla. made on the land by growing cow the southern counties may have some-
I sowed in February was chilledto P. S.-You may if you wish pub peas or some other such crop. The thing to do with this movement. They
death, while Florida grown Su lish this correspondence for general I cow pea needs potash and phosphoricacid will certainly do everything in their
matra did well, being Somewhat accli information. F. B. M. so all the authorities agree. In power to bring these groves back to
mated. I intend to experiment with a. my opinion it needs, on soil in a state their former productiveness.FloridaCitizen.

some imported Sumatra seed the mid Plant a Little Sumatra. of virgin i barrenness, .some nitrogenalso. .
dle of the month (June). Will have Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: While' it is lacking in nitrogen, -.-.-
plants in thirty days which will be I Yours of the 4th received. Sumatra potash, phosphoric acid, and, in my A Puzzled Orange Grower.
ready for transplanting about the first t tobacco seed, grown two years in opinion, lime, yet there is no more Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower;
of August, which is apt to be a rainy the county, can be purchased from willing soil anywhere than this same I notice a great diversity of opinion
season in Florida. It will grow rap the Owl Cigar Company of this place.I piney woods soil, but it must have among experienced orange growers on
idly and be ready for harvesting about t have a few of the same seed left I humus as well as fertilizer, head workas budding and sprouting our frozen
the 1St of September. over from distribution. well as hand work.I groves; and being a young aspirant in
There will be two difficulties to It seems impossible to get pure wish that some of our Southern the industry, I find it the most nerve
contend with, viz: The horned worm, fresh seed from the seedmen or even experiment stations would give us testing task I have ever undertaken to

which can be measurably overcome by through our Consul; they seldom germinate some tests made on pine land, show- try to form any satisfactory conclusion,
the diligent use of cobalt and stramo- or if they do they lack in ing the difference in crop with equal or make a wise selection from the
num blossoms (Jamestown weed) to quality. :By sending a man to the fertilizer where there was humus and many theories set forth.
gether with a spray of Paris green Island this spring, we succeeded in without humus, also with lime and While Mr. D. W. Adams, who has,
and water. The next difficulty will 1 getting about two pounds of good without. Then we might know in I presume, rich hammock lands, well
be the dry weather of October to assort seed. These, or most of them, I had stead of merely having an opinion. supplied with plant food, advocates
and pack in the barn. This dif sown in this county to furnish me JUD PIERCE. leaving many sprouts and budding as

ficulty may be overcome by "soften--.,I seed for another year. I would not Spring Hill, Ala., June 3, '96. many as time and patience will allow'T" ,


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Wylie and Mr. Baker, of the poor, kets and home use it deserves to be yards, and dooryard conditions seem ally adapted to the growth of plants,
sandy, pine lands at Interlachen, who, even more widely planted than at pres- particularly favorably for figs. The much better than where it is gatheredup
if not as noted in the profession as Mr. ent. Thomas, a black variety equally shelter of buildings and fences gives from the lot and carried and
Adams, have had eminent success, es hardy and productive, is larger than needed protection from the cold when spread on the ground in the pinery,
pecially since the freeze, say take off the ordinary scuppernong, of different young, and the roots are not disturbedby as much of the value of the manure is
all but two to four of the best sprouts flavor,and is preferred by some. Flowers the plow. The roots of the fig are lost by being evaporated, or soaking
and bud into these, as they contend it another black kind,is poorer than very near the surface of the ground, into the ground where it falls.
is not wisdom to leave a great body of the others in quality,but it is valuablefor and all cultivators agree that plowing As the plants fruit and are removedhe
sprouts to take the vitality from the its lateness, as it will hang on the among the trees after the first year is shifts the cattle to the part thus
roots, which necessitates more fertiliz- vines until late in September.FIGS. not advisable. Fig roots are often cleared, and by this means keeps the
ing to make wood that will never be seriously injured by the root-gall nem- land fertile and a complete successionof
utilized. That if the roots die from I. Next to the Scuppernong grape, no atode, and they are apparently less new plantings. At eighteen months
want of top to balance them, the bud fruit is more generally cultivated here liable to this attack in the hard door- {from the freeze he will be marketing
ded stems will make roots in place of has yard soil than in the fields where i fruit. The plants that were frozen
than the fig. Every old garden a
those that have died the have been cultivated. down have
as exigenciesof (few fine old trees which never fail to vegetables produced a great many
the tree require, and less plant food bear heavy annual crops. For sever- Whatever the cause, the fact remains suckers which have proven more
will be needed. al past the canning factories that the old dooryard trees grow and profitable than fruit.
Thus verified of the years flourish while the orchards Mr. Van Houten does confinehis
we see one have bought all the figs they could young not
forth in Mr. Adams' addressto within the last six attention alone but has
points set get and have paid good prices for planted or eight to pines z.
the late session of the Florida Horticultural them.; This has stimulated consider- years, have all failed. nice peach orchard of several hundred
Society. able planting of fig orchards which The "Celeste" is the only variety in trees. The peaches are now begin
That we must not depend upon even has quite uniformly resulted in com general cultivation. Several other ning to ripen.
Mr. Adams' theory, but must have a plete failure. The plantings on the kinds are occasionally seen, but are Among the varieties he grows we
judgment of our own, and cater to existing station grounds have been equally mostly known under names which are now recall the Angel, Waldo and Bid-
conditions and requirements.We unsuccessful. Out of 160 trees repre- wholly local. It was intended to well's Late. The recent dry weatherhas
can sit down and read and theorizeon senting nearly sixty varieties that make the testing of figs a prominent retarded the development of fruit,

_orange_ culture_until.we are. gray, have n_. been_____ nlanted at___ various______ __ times pn_._ feature of the station work, but the and it is therefore not so large as it .
and our last exclamation will be: single failure to preserve the trees througha would otherwise have been.
and from sources, not a
Where are we at? is in succession of hard winters made From what is to be seen on Mr.
tree now a satisfactory con
W. E. BAKER. dition, and none of them have pro this impossible. VanHouten's place one is impressedwith
Melrose, Fla. fruit. dead. > 4 the fact of his being a thoroughly
duced Many are entirely
4 Those which are still alive throw up Pines and Peaches. practical horticulturist, and a man of
Fruits for the Gulf Coast-I. feeble shoots each year and are killed Through the kindness of Mr. C. S. energy and determination. Hard
The Ocean Springs branch of the ,!'I I to the ground during the following Van Houten it was the pleasure of the times and freezes, though inconvenientand
Mississippi Experiment Station has issued winter. A succession of hard winters writer recently to take a drive in the troublesome, have increased
a bulletin giving the experiencein rather than diminished his efforts,and
and late spring frosts are probably responsible company of the above named gentleman
that latitude with fruits and vegeta- for a considerable part of out to his pinery on the F. C. & what a little over a year ago seemed a
bles. The similarity of the soil and ruined waste from the freeze, is now a
these failures, as the trunk of a fig P. R. R. near Livingston, where he
climate to those of North Florida garden of delight and the happy
tree which is three years old or more has six acres under cover and mostlyset
makes this experience equally applicable becomes more resistant to the cold. to pines of the Smooth Cayenne owner is nearing a rich harvest.-Or-
to our State. We quote some para- Old trees are seldom injured by the variety. lando Reporter.
graphs. hardest freezing of midwinter, and if The plants are looking well. Aboutan .
SCUPPERNONGS.Of a frost comes after growth starts in acre will ripen fruit in July and A Great Strawberry District.
course, scuppernongs, or rotun the spring it is the leaves and new August. The remainder are in vari- J. M. Rice of Sarcoxie, Mo., whois
difolia type are perfectly at home here. shoots only that are injured. Others ous stages of growth from newly set fruit agent for the American Refrig
No other fruit,. in the North or South, soon start, and as the fruit forms on plants to the bloom. Those that are erator Company, was at Nevada, on
will begin to yield so much fruit with! the new growth the crop is not much fruiting are producing an abundanceof Friday of last week, in the interest of
so little labor or expense, and withal injured. though it may be a little later fine suckers. We counted as manyas his company. He has been in Flori
such good fruit as do the scupperaongs In ripening.A eight on some plants.He Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee,
Ripening, as they do, in August,when frost after the leaves start kills a keeps about one hundred head Kentucky and Arkansas. He has
other fruits are scarce in the South, young tree to the ground. It may of cattle which he pens upon such of shipped 235 cars of strawberries this
they are doubly welcome. The fact sprout again from the roots, but its his pinery as has no plants. He season from Southern States. He
that the fruit does not grow in bunches, vitality is greatly weakened, and two keeps the cattle from tramping his says Sarcoxie has been shipping from
and that it falls from the stem when or three such shocks in successive pines by using a light portable fence. ten to fifteen cars of berries a day.
ripe, will prevent its being shipped to years usually kills the tree entirely. He finds this method a good one. The growers there expect to ship 190
distant markets, but for near-by mar- Most of the older trees stand in door. The manure thus obtained is especi- cars of strawberries this season.

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1 Sarcoxie is no better country than as many berries, if not more, to the would not use what nature so liberally sometimes three, and I might go on
Nevada, if as good. There is no acre than Florida growers. If the bestowed on them. indefinitely repeating the same thing,
better better country ,anywhere than berry growers here will organize, and On visiting the various country but I have always noticed that the
that around Nevada. Commissionmen push the industry, they will find in it stores one is impressed with the fact crops that got the most potash always
pronounce the berries superiorto the only means of success in the berry that all hay for sale is baled timothy gave me the best crop of crab grass
all others; but they are not so well business. It will enrich growers and shipped in from the North or West; hay. In my orchard, I always cut
handled on account of lack of organization benefit Nevada."-Fruit Trade Jour- once in a while one comes across a two or three times the grass that growsso
among growers. Berry growers nal. bale of crab grass hay, but it is very luxuriant, and the years that the
aroung Sarcoxie netted over $200 These statements as to prices re seldom indeed. Now, this crab grass crop is light are the years that the crop
an acre last year. I think they will ceived by Lawtey growers are over- hay is one of the most valuable prod- of hay is best, and potash gets in its
do as well this year. There are 8,000 drawn. ucts of the Southern farm, and beingan best work in the orchard. The gen-
pickers employed in the berry fields >-*-. annual the yield of it is very much eral rule with the orchard is to keep it
around Sarcoxie. All the advantage Increasing Hay Yield. increased by judicious fertilizing; it well cultivated up to within a few
Sarcoxie growers have over Nevada Editor Farmer and FruU-Grower: grows spontaneous, and the better the weeks of the fruit ripening, and at the
growers is organization. There is nota It is an astonishing fact that the ma- previous cultivation the heavier the last cultivation scatter cottonseedmeal
better berry country in they world jority of Southern farmers spend at growth of it. We never have it on and work it in the soil for hay;
than that around Nevada." least three months out of every twelve new land, but after the second year's but lately I have been using kainit as
Mr. Rice has 243 acres which he is killing their very best friend in their cultivation it is sure to come to the well and I find a great improvement,
leasing to berry growers on shares. efforts to get rid of the natural growthof front. It makes far superior hay to both in quantity and quality. I use
He says he does not want to sell the crab grass that grows so luxuriantall timothy, and stock that are used to it ;I about four hundred pounds of kainit
land, preferring to lease it. through the South on all well- will not eat any other kind of hay as per acre as a general rule, sometimesmore
"The day will come," said Mr.Rice, cultivated and fertilized land. long as they can get it, and every and sometimes less, according to
"when the timbered sandy land It is a trite saying that it takes brainsto farmer in the South can have all of it the previous fertilizing and generalstate
. around Nevada will be worth four run a farm, and-some men who are he wants if he rotates his crop in a ju- of the soil. Now the questionis
times as much as any land in Vernon farmers are wholly unsuited to their dicious manner, and the best of it is often debated among my neighborsas
county. There is very little of this calling, and others if suited are so that it will grow after another crop to the cropping of hay impoverishing
kind of land anywhere, and it is the hedged around with old notions and has been taken off. I always get a the soil; the Southern farmer be .
best strawberry land in the world. prejudices that they will never leave good crop of it every year after my lieves in letting it rot where it grew.
There is more of it around Nevada the old ruts and systems that were in corn crop is harvested; this is done by I believe in cutting it and by so doingI
than in any other part of Southwest vogue sixty or more years ago. The leveling the land by means of a V- improve the quality of the soil; be-
Missouri, and as I have said, there is majority of farmers work very hard shaped harrow at the last working of cause the stubble growth it afterwards
none better in the world for strawberries and accomplish all that they think it the corn, and cutting the corn stalks makes has fifty roots for the one it
than the land right here at Nevada possible to do in a certain time and close to the ground by a very sharp previously had, and by plowing under
"The largest berry producing district during the season at their disposal,but hoe. If the corn has been well fertilized this stubble, roots and all in the .fall
in the United States is at Norfolk if with this hard work they are unsystematic particularly with potash, the of the year after all growth ceases, I
Va., and is confined to a limited sec- they are simply throwing hay don't require any more fertilizing; improve my land a great deal more
tion of land similar to that around N e- away so much time and energy. This but if not, a hundred pounds of cotton- than the man who allows his hay to
vada. The next Atlantic berry districtis fact will be very forcibly impressed on seed meal and four hundred pounds of rot where it lies, and plows his land in
at Wilmington, N. C. The soil thereis anyone traveling through some sec- kainit at the last working of the corn the spring just in time to get in his
also similar to that around Nevada. tions of our Southern States in the will prove a good investment. If the spring crop, and I have hay for my
The same rule applies to a very narrow fall of the year on seeing so much season is favorable I can sometimescut stock all the year round and they are
strip around Charleston S. C. Then valuable hay left to rot in the fields two crops of hay from the corn fat and sleek, whereas his are roamingthe
they skip 400 miles south to Lawtey, when it might have been saved and field before cold weather thus making woods and in the winter are
Fla.-the highest point in that State- used to advantage either for market or three crops in one year off the same nothing but skin and bone.I .
which is the berry center of Florida. feeding at home. I am safe in saying land. Oat stubble plowed under and could go on for quite a while on
The district is confined to an area of that in this county(Walton) alone last kainit broadcasted at the time of plow- this hay question, but enough for the
less than two townships,and that landis fall there were ten thousand tons of ing have always given me a very satis- present. Will come back to it again
also similar to that around Nevada. good crab grass hay left in the fields to factory crop and often two crops.I soon, as it is a very important one,
I shipped forty cars from Lawtey dur decay and rot, all for the want .of a always get a good crop of hay and we are now at the season of the
ing the months of February and :March. little push and energy to cut it and from my early tomato patch some- year when we ought to be preparing
They were shipped. New York and cure it, and all through the winter times two cuttings and often three, for it. C. K. :MCQUARRIE.
Boston,and ranged jn price from thirtyto months cattle are roaming the woods: and after the strawberries are through DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
sixty cents a quart. The average in a state of semi-starvation belongingto I bearing, we have got to let the grass .
price for the season was $9.60 a case to these very farmers that owned those grow on the bed to protect the plants
growers. But the land is poor there, fields and either through shiftlessnessor from the hot Southern sun and it has :Tampa is to have a new high school; ,; .
and Nevada growers get fully five times I laziness, or perhaps both, they always given me two cuttings and building. which will cost $6ooo:. :;.::.-_- :

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Scientific Strawberry Growing. Curing Pea Vines and Beggarweed.
from one not so kept. When sown Eight new business houses have
More frequent dry seasons call fora broadcast and the native
The grasses are been started within the past week, and
Georgia Station
change of methods in strawberry gives the following Experiment instructions for allowed to come up and grow with no signs of a let up. At this rate a

growing. In order to fight the drouth curing vines which will the vines, the curing is easier and the town< of 5,000 inhabitants will be here
pea apply also
successfully and do the cultivating to beggarweed. These are the Southern gross product is greater than under by January i, 1897.-Miami item in
the clean culture in proportion to the Tropical Sun.
with horses, set the plants thirty or farmers' staple crop and the roots quantity, of grass."

thirty-two inches apart in the row, and stubble enrich the soil, preparing -+..0Beggarweed A. B. Weaver of Arredondo, was in
it for a succeeding crop. the city yesterday. Mr. Weaver will
and plough both The for Hay.
be ways. rows "When the leaves have commencedto ship three car loads of watermelonsthis
must that -
straight, so the cultivator
turn yellow and drop off it is an Any time will for week. The first car will leave to
may be run close to the plants. Keep now answer sow-
i indication that the time for day. The melons will
proper average twenty-
the entire surface covered with a dust beggarweed, provided moisture is
mulch. Growth will then continue mowing has passed. sufficient to sprout the seed. If the five pounds in weight, and are quotedat
through a drouth.In "Wait until the dew is off never farmer wishes to cut it for hay, probably $zoo per car f f. o. b.GainesvilleSun.
cut when the vines are at all wet .
he had
better wait
a little longer
the winter cover the whole
space Start the
with a mulch. In spring make mower 9 a. m., and so( as not to bring on the harvest until The first carload of melons for the
let it until
small opening over the crown of the the Late noon in the, afternoon Then stop rake for after| the rainy season shall be over. It season was shipped from this point

plant with a pointed stick. The the cut vines into cocks does the best on old land, provided it Tuesday night, loaded by Messrs.
up sharp has not been too much impoverished.If Kennedy & Young. The
leaves will this car contained
up open. about five feet high. Next morning, in
sown weather, broadcast thirteen hundred and
ing. The mulch then remain
can to
when the dew is off these
prevent evaporation and to keep the and open sowing, will answer; if in dry weather, twenty-eight melons, averaging in
spread around the
hay on
berries clean. In the hill the fruit ground. In the late afternoon the] seed may be sown in drills, covered weight twenty-five pounds each and

will be larger, better colored and two or three of these cocks put carefully, and the soil packed was consigned to B. S. Jones & Co.,
sweeter than if in the mattedrow. together slightly] in order to insure germinationof 1 New York. Messrs. Kennedy &
grown into
one, making in each case the the seed. If the is intendedto will
Varieties like the Haverland.will sowing Young load another car with
. have as high a color as the Parker top weather as sharp remains as clear possible.and If the the ( produce a.crop of hay, the seed melons to-day and for which they have
Earle.I dry should be sown thick in order to make accepted a cash offer of $150.-Plant
cocks may now stand undisturbed unt the] stalks grow small. If sown thin, (City Courier.
have followed this plan for three til dry enough to store away in the they will grow so large that stock will
. years and would no more think of going barn, which will be in the course of refuse the stalks and consume only the The orange trees around DeLand

back to the matted row than I three or four days-the time varying foliage,. which will entail a serious loss. are looking extremely well this year.
would cut my hay with a scythe. according to conditions of the weather. A sowing of fifteen to eighteen pounds There are some few oranges, and

This system is made easily possibleby "In case of showery weather the of clean seed, or a bushel and a half quite a number of the growers except !
the invention of the automatic partly cured hay may be stacked of rough seed, per acre will be about more or less J June bloom. It will be |

runner cutter, which gathers up and around a pole placed firmly in the right Do not be in a hurry to sow many years before the orange business (
cuts' the runners, leaving them about afoot i ground and standing about twelve beggarweed until the ground is in the reaches the volume of eighteen.months
in length. A new fruit stem will 1 feet high. The ground around the right condition of moisture,even if ago-if it ever does; but there will be |

result from every runner which is cutI stack poles should first be covered t have to wait for the beginning of you the several hundred boxes shipped from <

have counted as many as thirtytwofruit with an open platform of rails laid on rainy season. The seed will not (this county this year, and next year ,
stems on a hill from which the poles or stones; and three or four long in the dust, and the Florida germinate sum- (the output should reach 50,000 boxes.

runners were cut the year before. poles or fence rails should be placed l mer is so long that time can be had fort -DeLand News.

Less labor is required to get the patchin around the center stack pole, open at t t the harvesting and curing of the crop Mr. Porter has experimented this
condition for succeeding crops than the base and fastened together at the after the with staked
close of the rainy season, year tomatoes, a new departure -
by any other system. top. Finish the top of the stack with when we have some decent haymaking for the Lake Worth truckers.

If ground is limited, set the rows crab grass or grain straw of any kind. weather. Where beggarweed i is He says that hereafter he will always

thirty-three inches apart, and the "Hay stacked in the open air is often sown very thick, grown with small 1 stake his tomatoes. From twelve rows
pla sixteen and a half inches apartin in these days protected by a cap. stalks, and is cut as soon as the bloom- one hundred feet long and four feet

the row, and cultivate' one way. Some form of topping or thatching to 1 buds appear-not waiting for a bud to apart, Mr. Porter shipped 60 crates of

This plan will require more hoeing, keep out the wet is what is wanted. open-and cured bright, without rain the finest tomatoes he raised this year,

but the yield per acre will be 25 percent Never handle the vines, when partlycured falling on it, it is worth 25 per cent a yield far in advance of those not

greater. Select varieties which except late in the afternoon or more, ton for ton, than the average staked.-Tropical Sun.
send out runners freely. Keep these early in the morning. In fact, they timothy hay shipped down here from The Sun is informed that G. C.
cut off. Crowns four to six inchesacross should be handled as little as possiblein the North.-Florida Citizen. Matthams has received large orders

will result. Two quarts to the order to prevent the loss of leaves. for pineapples from European houses,
hill is not an excessive yield, and the It will be found more difficult to cure Fertilizers for potatoes should be and that the Florida Pineapple Company .

quality will be firstclass.-C. T. Carter vines from a pea crop that were cultivated rich in potash. For turnips and cabbages is making heavy shipments of

in American Agriculturist. and kept clean of grass than I rich in phosphoric acid. choice Porto Ricos.-Tropical Sun.


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Poultry.Edited keep them healthy, providing other If for eggs, the Red Cap, Leghorn, or' Lands for. .
conditions are right, such as keeping Hamburg are all first class. I have .
------------------------------------------------ coops clean and proper food and fresh found them to rank as to egg produc-
by 8.8. DeLANOY, Apopka Fla. Lemons
water. tion, hardiness, etc., in the order
For sore head disinfectant remedy named. If for market, then Black ,

Bone, Roup, Etc. like carbolated lard, made pretty Langshans, Plymouth Rock, Light Fruitand
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.We strong, is good and will cure the ma- Brahmas, or Cochins will fill the bill. Grape

write to know if you use a bone jority of cases if not gone too far. If The Langshans and Brahmas are also

mill to grind bones for your hens.If a large number of the flock have it, good winter layers. If, howeveryouhave

so, what make is it, size, capacity, start the treatment by putting a table- a fair lot of common hens, select Pineapples IN

cost, etc? spoonful of Epsom salts in a quart of the best yearling hens you have (pul- ,

If you do not have as desirable a their drinking water, and anoint their lets, if early hatched, are good also) Brevar a Dade Counties
one as there is that you know of, heads with the lard. One of our cor- and buy a pure bred cockerel or cock e ,

will you please refer us to a reliable respondents who has used both, pre- of one of the above named breeds to FLORIDA.In .
party that makes or sells a first-class fers white iodine to carbolated lard for cross with them.
order to induce the cul-
machine, and, further, will it pay to applying to sores. So you can pay
Let your choice of breeds be according ture of Citrus fruits in the
get one where you only have ISO or your money and take your choice.S. to object in view. You will counties named, the
so hens and no special breeds, only S. D.
want to male bird
change at
keep them for the eggs and to eat, -*.. your FLORIDA EAST COAST
least two and kill off'all
every years,
etc? There is not much money in Lime and Tobacco Stems. hens more than three years old. Neveruse RAILWAY COMPANY
from 10 to cents dozen.It .
eggs 15 per Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: a grade or scrub male. By usinga
is a question with those without will for the next nine months
Ever since piece was printed I purebred sire and selecting
practical whether it my your make a reduction of TWENTY-
experience to
have been how ridiculous it best each will
thinking pullets year, you soon FIVE
will pay to put in much fora per cent. on price of its
machine.Do was to make me say that I put un- have a very fine flock of birds, which lands in above counties or
slacked lime in little chickens' coops, for the farmer is perhaps almost as until
know of Dec. 1896.For .
you any sure pre- so they could "raise a dust." I meantto well as the purebred flock, but we 15
ventive and cure for roup and sore say slacked lime, and I think it is much prefer the latter. It costs no terms and prices apply to
head in fowls? D C. Sutton or W R. Moses, West Palm
a very good thing to do, whereas I more to raise a $5 bird than a 5ocentone. Beach, Fla.; W.C.Valentine, Ft. Lauderdale.
Any information on any points think the unslacked would do no good The same houses and feedonlythe Fla ;J.F.E.S. Morse, Miami, Fla.. or to
named or that think would be Ingraham Land Commissioner.
you but be a nuisance. first cost price, but the results are :St.:; Augustine, Fla.
helpful, will be thankfully received.A. Mr. Editor, I like the way I make more satisfactory. .
Fla. my little coops. I have the bottom, Next we must know how and whatto
Woodbridge, West Coast of Florida.
!and top and the body of the coop all feed them. In the morning I feeda
In reply to above questions would separate. So when I want to clean
warm mash, made up from ,tablescraps
say, we have not yet invested in a them, I lift off the top, turn up the middlings, etc., with a little
box and and the bottomor 20,000 ACRES FRUIT LAND.
green bone cutter. When green bones sweep scrape red pepper about twice a week. Feed
be obtained in and floor. In this way they are easily
quantity rea- about two-thirds of what you know to I -
sonable price we have no doubt it cleaned and can be well aired with be a full meal; then when they have The most picturesque part of Florida lies around
but little trouble.
would pay to feed cut bone. As to cleared all throw down chaff
away ,,
which machine is the best, out of One thing I want to say, I have straw, wheat, etc., for them to scratchin. Tarpon Springs and Lake Butler

the large number that are manufactured kept the fleas out of my sitting house Keep pure water before them at on the line of the

no one that has not tried them by using tobacco stems in the nests. all times; see that it is clean. Supply
all can truthfully answer. Probably I have the "granulated" stems, and them with gravel and shells; also feed PLHNT SYSTEM.

Mann's is as good as any, which put a double-handful in the nest, whenI some green food. A cabbage hung and only 26 mites northwest from the great city of
machine, we believe, is represented in set a hen, and no vermin will live in the coop, or a pumpkin split in
this State by E.W. Amsden, Ormond, in it. MRS. W. H. MANN. two is nice for them. Green cut boneis 'r A At: P A .

.Fla.... Machines- can. be bought- -from Mannville, Fla... .. one of the best egg foods used, Special offers to settlers on the best fruit and
$5.00 up. iroDaDiy one of me lower but all farmers cannot supply their agricultural lands at $g to $IO per acre.
For and information
Practical maps apply to
priced ones would answer your pur- Poultry Keeping. poultry with it, so I will tell you howI

pose and pay you to use with ISO Having made a success of poultry, used to do at hog-killing time. If LAKE BOILER VILLA LAND CO.

hens.We both common and fancy, I will tell the weather is freezing, save all lungs, ,

believe that meat meal answers you a few things learned in the poultry livers, scraps, pieces of tallow, etc., TARPON SPRINGS FLA. .
the same purpose, being composed of yard: and hang up to freeze in wood shed or ,

blood, bone and meat, cooked and First, you must have comfortable outbuilding; if mild weather, boil i in

finely ground, and ready for use when houses, not necessarily stylish, but I I wash boiler, season with pepper and BRASS BAND

wanted. We are located where we warm and clean. To make poultrypay I some salt, and set away in a tub or Instrument,Drams,Uniform.,Equip
can get any amount of catfish in winter you must provide them with suit keg. It will likely keep until cold s ment prices for ever B&nda quoted.and Drum FiaeCataloRN10 Corps. Lowest .

which we cook and feed fowls as a able quarters, for if the house is cold, weather, and then can be fed to your IlIultratioD"Music Instrnct'ni JlllJiledfree for Amateur; it girtm Bind Band
meat ration.In the more food will be consumed to hens twice a week or so. As an evening LYON Jk IIEALY,
regard to roup, as we have said generate heat, and the egg-basket will meal I use millet, corn, buckwheat, .Aduu St...4 W,bwfc iTeaae,nJtaret IDePLANTING

heretofore, we do not believe it paysto be empty.In etc., having as large a variety as possi
doctor fowls when they have the the Eastern and Southern Statesit ble. Feed on clean ground. In rais

genuine roup which you can smell a is comparatively easy to erect suit ing chicks one must be alive to the
rod off. It is better to kill them and able buildings, but in the cold Western business. It is best to mate your! I I.

get them where they will not spreadthe and Northern States it is more ex birds in February, allowing eight
disease through the whole flock. pensive and difficult. The houses hens to one cock; more, if of the light well well begun by getting is hair Ferrj't done.''' Sfds.Begin
The old saying that "a stitch in time should not be too high in the centre, breeds. In about three days your Don't let chance but determine
your crop plant Ferry's
saves nine" is true with roup, eitherin as they are colder than those with the hens will lay fertile-eggs. If yourchickens Seeds. Known und told

doctoring or preventing. To pre slant roof to the north, with windowsin be pure-bred, allow ten days everywhere Before you plant, get
vent it avoid over-stimulatin food or the south side. Have roosts all on before you save eggs for hatching. If Ferry's Seed Annual

over feeding; provide sleeping quar- the same level and hinged to the you use hens for hatching you will 1 for 18U0.) Contains more practical
ters for your fowls that are dry by having wall. Don't crowd fifty chickens ina have them free from vermin, as all 1 and gardeners Information than for farmers
a tight roof over their heads. room just right for twenty. If you fowls should be. Give from n to 15 priced text t noi s. Mailed many free.D. bign. -
Keep them out of draughts. We be do, they will likely reduce themselvesto eggs; feed them each day, and keepall .B. I'EXUY i 10., DETROIT,MKH

lieve in plenty of air, but like to have the right number, to your loss. intruders away from them. If you ,

some protection on the north, east and The next thing to consider, after the use incubators, follow directions.
west sides of the house just a little proper buildings and means to keep After your chicks hatch, leave them

lower than the roost poles. If they them clean, are the fowls themselves. alone for twelve hours, when you I hen and set her to work. Keep plenty

roost four or five feet from the groundthe If you have no chickens, I would may move them to brooder or warm of good water, skimmilk, sand, etc.,

coop can be open all the way advise buying a trio or breeding pen box. Do not feed for twentyfourhours near them; let them run in a yard with ,.
around two or three feet from the of pure bred fowls of some standard ; then very sparingly of bread a three foot fence until they are able

ground. The coop should face the breed, from a reliable breeder. Whatbreed and milk, hard-boiled egg, mush, etc. to fly over. Poultry raising is a very
south; that side entirely open will give to select will depend uponwhich Feed often while young. I find i it pleasant and profitable occupation.- ,

them all the ventilation they need and you will have, meat or eggs. better to take chicks away from old Practical Farmer. -:';


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The phosphate mines in this belt, I Carpet Moths and Beetles.In Talking

with few exceptions, continue to oper- the good old days, when cam-
ate with a full force of men, and rockis phor was sold at a reasonable price, it
leaving daily by the train load.- was the first resource of most house- Bicycles
Gainesville Sun. keepers in their struggles against these
It is probable that, in spite of an villainous vermin, and in view of the
unfavorable season, there will be at extremely high cost of camphor now-
least $15,000 worth of long staple cot- adays and the ridiculously low priceof
ton marketed from Orange county this carpets, it seems advisable to select SEE THAT CURVE.
season. This is only the beginning of some less precious article as a protection "
what we hope will prove to be a valu against those insects whose appetites i .
able product of this county, as it was work such havoc among woolen 1. -
in the olden time. There is not as floor coverings. Moreover, camphor,
much rice planted as last season, and however liberally used, is not regardedas
the weather thus far has not generallybeen a certain protection. Among the
favorable for it. Present reports substitutes for camphor, which are less IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM TO
indicate that tobacco is doing fairly expensive and more efficacious, are:
well, although the season as yet is Benzine, corrosive sublimate, keroseneoil TALK FOR THEMSELVESIT'S
scarcely favorable for this plant.: Ca- and carbolic acid. It is said that
naigre is doing well, and the outlookfor corrosive sublimate is the only sure THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
this industry is most encouraging.Mr. defense against the buffalo carpet
R. J. Kerr, who is introducing it beetle. In utilizing this drug, take a AIDS THE QUALITY.1bsIeitii'gs19.
here on a considerable scale, has made wide-mouthed earthern jar, pour intoit
several shipments here of car load lots two quarts of boiling water and dissolve -
for planting, and those wishing to try in this one teaspoonful of cor-
canaigre should communicate with Mr. rosive sublimate. As the solution is
Mahlon Gore.-Orlando Star. poisonous, the jar should be plainly
If W. A. Marsh, of Fort Myers, labeled and kept carefully covered. 1
can cover a space 66 feet square with When possible it should be used out of 19 l lbs.s
lattice at a cost of about $50, and set doors, and applied with a small whisk
880 pineapple plants under it, 800 of brush kept for this purpose only.
them fruiting and selling at 20 to 30 Gloves should be worn in using it,
cents each, why doesn't some Manatee and care taken to prevent any of it
county man try it during this touching face or eyes. In applyingit
summer weather when there is little to rugs or carpets the best methodis 'sees days ahead of: them: all."
of other labor at hand ? Pineapplessell to hang them over a line, then dip
well here and yet are rarely offered the whisk into the liquid, shaking it Art Catalogue i cents in Stamps.
in market. A lattice coveringof nearly all off against the inside of the
lath or narrow rough boards can jar; then carefully brush the rug over
be very cheaply constructed, and a both the right and wrong sides, with- KEATING WHEEL CO., HOLYOKE, MASS.bride .
little shade during summer months out using enough of the solution to
offers remarkable possibilities to vege- make the fabric wet. It is sufficientto
tation. With the aid of a cloth cov- ; slightly dampen the outside. The
ering we have secured a flourishing liquid will not injure any textile fabric and groom, if desired. The in- must be treated in a similar manner,
growth this summer on plants of cur however delicate. ner side of each cover forms a photo- if you do not wish it to become sub-
rant, gooseberry, blackberry and several Benzine or kerosene oil will always graph frame,also of linen embroidered ject to fatty degeneration. An usused
fruit on a raspberry but three kIll the insects, if it can be broughtinto to match the outer cover, and designedFor muscle shrinks and becomes soft and
months out of the seedman's hands. contact with them, and the mere head or bust photographs of the flabby, presenting a marked contrastto
Tomatoes and most vegetables, so odor of the benzine will kill the larvce. young couple. The cover is edged the brawny arm of the blacksmith,
necessary to this hot season, thrive When it is evident that a house has with a white silk cord, which also a muscle is called upon to perform a
well under one thickness of cotton become infested, the carpets should be passes through the center, holding<<: in! vigorous contraction, but it snaps in
clot Braidentown Journal.The taken up and all the cracks and crevicesin pages of parchment paper decorated the effort.
contract for the lumber to build the floor and under the baseboard with illuminated letters and small designs The heart itself is sometimes torn
the canning factory has been givenout filled with benzine, a hand atomizer one page being devoted to the asunder in attempting to send an extra
and 15,000 feet will be deliveredon being used for the purpose. The car- bride, her name, birthplace, date of supply of blood to some needy
the ground within a short time. pets should also be beaten and then birth, parents' names, etc., or any limb. No man can afford to lower
:Mr. Hafer states that the factory will lightly sprayed with benzine. The other facts of interest, and followingthis his general vitality for the sake of
undoubtedly be built by the middle of cracks should then be filled with a is a similar one for the groom. mere idle gratification. He never
October. It will be well for the colo- mixture of plaster of Paris and water, Then comes a list of the bridesmaidson knows when he may require all the
nists to prepare their ground and have which will soon set and form a hard another page, and next, and lastly energy that may be stored up in his
everything in readiness for a good crop substance which the insects cannot a list of the wedding gifts. If neatly tissues. A railway accident, a runa-
of all the different kinds of vegetables, enter. In the case of a stock of car- made and daintily embroidered or way horse, a run to catch a train, a
as the factory will have a capacity of pets the benzine spray alone is generally painted,and inclosed in an appropriatebox fall, or a fit of coughing, may bring a
three-pound cans day.It I sufficient to kill the insects. The this makes a lovely and unique
over 10,000 per I life of misery or an early death to one
will require a large acreage to keepit benzine evaporates quickly and leavesno gift.-From "Suggestions tor Summer who would have passed unscathed
running. It is proposed to can odor, but one should rememberthat Work," in Demorest's :Magazine for through them had he allowed his
in the and fruit it is very inflammable and that no
everything vegetable i. June. nerves and muscles to in
... grow strong
in light should be brought near it.Carpet -
line that can be grown successfully Good Advice from an Athlete. glorious activity, instead of carefully
this part of the State. As the plant and Upholstery. Trade. preserving them, like smoked bacon,
will be run only for the purpose of 1 0'- Give your brain sufficient food and in the fumes of tobacco.-Bachelor of
making a market for the above products A Dainty Bridal Present.An an abundant supply of oxygen, and Arts, New York.
and not for profit on the in- exceedingly dainty and appropriate then give it a fair amount of good, .
vestment, it will furnish an excellent wedding gift for an intimate hard work every day, if you wish to ..
market and the goods can be sold at a friend is a little book called "My Wed maintain it in a high state of healthy The Plant System has taken the
lower price than they can be shipped ding." Eight by six inches is a good activity. Attorneys and clergymen who steamship Algiera off the Mobile run
into the State from canneries east and size, but this can be varied to suit in- use their brains much are the longest temporarily, and it is now engaged in
north. It will employ from 25 to 30 dividual taste. The covers are of fine lived men in the State, showing plainly hauling tobacco from Cuba to Key
hands, and should receive the supportof white linen embroidered in Louis XIV that regular brain work is good for West before Weyler's prohibitory order
the entire county. The services ofa designs of pink rosebuds and forgetmenots the general health as well as for the goes into effect After the time
competent processer have already with blue ribbon bows, enclosingthe efficiency of the nervous system in expires the Plant System will bring the
been secured.-Green Cove Spring. monogram of the surnames of the particular. The muscular system tobacco from Key West to Tampa.r .


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i headache, palpitation of the heart,effectsof opening is left in the cupola, and

Paralysis.From la grippe, pale and sallow complexion, these openings will be screened with r _
and all forms of weakness, either in man The house
fine netting. entrance to
the'Pros, New York City. or woman, disappear when Dr. Williams'
, taken. each stall is closed by a heavy door,
Pink Pills for Pale People are
Pitt street
: Morris Preslaner, of No. 1 ,
Pink Pills be of thus shutting the ostriches at night
I*. New York,who is a real estate agent and can bought any up ,
collector of rents, caught a severe cold dealer, or will be sent post paidon and keeping them from mosquitoes.

early last spring, which settled upon his receipt of price, ((50 cents a Major\ Tiffin's idea is to let them run w-
Soon he began to suffer severepain box, or six boxes for $2.50-they are the and confine them at 0
during day
kidneys. ,
! sides and chest. never sold by the hundred or in bulk)by is N E
his backbone,
in alarming addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine Com- night. The hens are sitting in the
His symptoms grew rapidly more N. Y. house the being laid in the loose
pany, Schenectady, eggs
until at last he was as helpless as a
I child, and could scarcely move as he lay .. sand, and the "nest" is simply a hole
on ,his bed. As Mr. Preslaner is well Ostriches in Florida.As scooped out.

known in the part of town where he resides An ostrich begins laying when she
he had who did related in previous correspondence Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
many is five years old, laying after that fifty ,
from here in interview with
, all they could to help him. an
! Though a native of Berlin, Mr. Presla- :Major Tiffin at Hotel Royal Poinci-- eggs, weighing thirty-four ounces each, ROUTEBETWEEN

!r ner has lived in this country for forty ana last winter, he purchased in Atlanta a year. These eggs sell for $20 apiece.

I years, having served the country of his last fall fifteen ostriches seven The profit from the bird begins earlier FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH

\, adoption by three years' hard service in than laying time, however, as the TUB
the civil war. He enlisted with the Nine- females and eight males, and moved
feathers marketable earlier and the
( teenth Illinois Infantry, taking part in them to his Courtenay home. The are Florida Central and PeninsularNEW
is excellent fertilizer. Mr.
manure an
1 many battles and marching with General ostriches became acclimated with no
! Sherman to the sea. While in Georgia, trouble and and Tiffin says that he will never have to THROUGH ROUTES.
Mr.: Preslaner was promoted to First Sergeant are as happy buy more fertilizer for his New York to Jacksonville by
; any orange
of immigrants as one would New Florida! Pennsylvania 1C. It. to Washington
: for bravery on the field of action. grove, or garden, so long as he keepshis and Southern Railway to
{ He is now a member of Koltes Post. G.A. wish to see. Two of the birds are ostriches. He has Northern I Columbia, Florida Central &;
, R.,and is one of the most popular men in African ; the others were raised on a already gathereda Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all. principal
large box several hundred perhapsof points Florida.Cincinnati
farm in Southern California.
to HarrfmanJuno--
Mr. Preslaner told a reporter the storyof feathers of good quality, but has not tion by Queen &; Crescent,
his dreadful illness and wonderful re Since last spring the hens have yet begun regular plucking. The bird Harriman Junction to Asbe-

covery. The reporter met him as he was been laying. :Major Tiffin has forty has to be tied when the plucking goeson Asheville & I vUle and Hallway Columbia, and by Florida Southern .

returning from a long walk, and, saying eggs hatching; twenty-five of these are the feathers being removed with Jacksonville Central&;Pensnsular Colum-
t at he had heard of his wonderful cure, J bia to Jacksonville.
I in incubator the others in
i asked him to tell the story. When Mr, I an ; are pincers to avoid tearing the flesh. If Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
Preslaner was comfortably seated in his three separate nests sat on by the such an accident happens, the aper- Cincinnati Queen &; Crescent to Chattanooga

pleasant parlor, he told the following story birds; the female during the day and ture is never replaced with a feather. and Florida ette Florida, Southern Central K'y &to; Peninsular Ever--

which, ho said, he hoped everyone the male during the night. Forty-two The birds of Major\ Tiffin are well Limited. to important Florida
, who was suffering as he had suffered days are required to hatch an ostrich points.
i I grown and healthy, the body standing Kansas City, Fort Scott &;
would read, His words were as follows: Kansas
These were set :May 16. Major\ City Memphis Kansas City
about five feet. The neck makes
great and
I "To begin with, I was taken just a to Birmingham Southern it':
year and a month ago, having taken a se Tiffin expects the young to come the bird about eight feet tall. JacksonvilleThro' Line to Everette Fla. Central &

t were cold, which settled on my kidneys.At from nests and the incubator about Major\ Tiffin is very much encour- Peninsular to all Fla.. points.
first I thought the pain I suffered the same time. Louis to Jacksonville by
aged with his beginning, and does not Short Line to DuQuoln,
would soon pass away,but,instead of doing The incubator used is a chicken incubator hesitate to that he expects to suc holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly p'gs,
this, it grew more intense every day, ostrich say Koute. City Memphis &; Birmingham
adapted to eggs. ceed. When the chicks shall to Birmingham,Sou.
that in a week I could walk only with young
60 considerable! difficulty. The incubator is heated by a kerosene have been hatched he will build a J U'y to E\'eretteand F. C.&; }'.

, "I called in a doctor who said I had lamp with a thermometer attachment.An separate lot for them, enlarging his sonvillo.Sioux City Ill.&; Chicago Cent. to to Holly Jacko117

locomotor ataxia and began treating me electric ball contrivance warns premises as he has need. His library II lite.Sp'gsHo }Sp'g K., C. M. &; B. to Birmingham
Sou. to Ever-
for that disease. He did good K'y
me no
\ Tiffin in the house some distance -
Major contains several popular works on os- etto and the F. C. &; P.
I could
and all summer long scarcely
when the heat rises abovea Louis'illc &; Nash'ille to Rive
away, trich the best them
tend to my business a all. Then I farming, among New Orleans Junction. F. C. &; P. only
, called another doctor and took his medicine given degree, so that it may be reg- in his opinion, being "Home Life on To }route with through sleepersJacklo'vllle
! but ulated at A of no between New Orleans and
. for several weeks, experienced once. temperature an Ostrich Farm, by Annie Martin, Jacksonville.The .
no relief. Dr. Truman Nichols, of No. will kill the The
eggs. who is an American authority; and F. C. &; P. has TOO miles of track in
287 East Broadwaywhom I at last calledin packing around the eggs in the incu- "Ostrich Farming in South Africa Florida running through the
than of the ,
helped me more any Tobacco Regions,
other doctors, but along towards fall I bator is "mineral wool, made from a by Arthur Douglass, who has had extensive Stock farming and Dairy Section,
mixture of and other rocks forming Peach and Strawberry Lands,
I grew worse, despite his treatment. I experience in Africa. These Orange, Banana and Pineapple Vn.nfry,
! think Dr. Nichols is a good doctor and a vitreous substance, converted to books, Major\ Tiffin thinks, contain Phosphate Kelt.
. understood case, but despite this fibrous condition. In it Has the Silver Spring and
my a appearance most of what is worth knowing about Other Vine Scenery.
fact his medicines did me no lasting i consists of a mass of very fine fibers ostrich farming and he studies them The Great Hunting Country.
good."Early. Reaches the Noted Fishing Ground
in November the little strengthI intertwining each other in every direction assiduously. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety

had in my legs left me and I was un- forming an innumerable number Major Tiffin is said to be looking of soils in the State and above all

able to stand. The pain in back and of tiny air cells. Runs over the Central Rldgeland
my forward to training one or two of his Where It Is High and Healthy.
sides became almost unbearable, and my Each pair of birds has a half acre great male birds to draw his cart. Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
limbs grew cold. An electric battery I run with plenty of dry sand, gravel, the best freight facilities for any produce to
1 bought failed to help me, and for weeksI They are frequently put to such use the; Northern markets.
felt myself gradually growing weaker and grain food. A hose also suppliesa in Africa, and latterly in California. Send also for the best map of Florida. (sent
free) and note the towns on route.A.O.MAODONELLO.P.A
little ) in 'each and stall with
until all hope left me. pool run They are very strong, and sometimes ,
"Some time before this I had read of a cool, fresh water. The gravel was vicious, but a careful trainer knows Jacksonville,Fla.
1 wonderful cure a man had received from secured for the birds from Atlanta.
how handle them and become
to they Cent. & Peninsular R
The Fla.
Pills for
Dr. Williams' Pink Pale People, The house is Major\ Tiffin's own idea, ; .
in time much attached to their
but was so prejudiced against what I Offers
and a unique and practically arranged Shippers
thought was a patent medicine of the keeper.Florida Citizen.
usual worthless character that I could I. structure it proves to be. A roundhouse The Shortest and Quickest Route

not make up my mind to try them. As ,sixty feet in diameter, has been How's This! BETWEEN

my pains increased and death seemed built in the center of the ten-acre in- FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward
coming near, I thought of what I had
read and of the symptoms of the man closure. Radiating from the centerof for any 'case of Catarrh that cannot be THE EAST AND WEST.With .

who had been cured. They. were precisely this round house are sixteen stalls, .I cared by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. Improved Ventilated Cars,this com
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tne same as mine ana at last, extending to the limit of the enclosure J. CHENEY & CO.. Props., pany handle is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever Crops ever,and to

with my wife's earnest entreaty, I cOnsented giving each bird a room to Toledo, 0. Insure close connections and prompt despatchto

to try the Pink Pills. into itself, the sixteenth stall extendingthe Wo the undersigned have known F. J. all Eastern,and Western to destination Markets. with-
Through oars
"I am now convinced that these pills for the last fifteen and believe -
house-yard of Major Tiffin, and Cheney years, out change or delay.
saved life. Gradually strength
my my him honorable in all business -
for into the ostrich Perishable freight followed by wire and
serving an avenue
to return the desire to live .
began grew transactions and financially able to shippers advised time passing various junction
stronger within me. After having taken domain. In the very center of the out any obligation made by their points and arrival at destination.
three boxes I left my bed. This was house, under a large central draft carry firm. All claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

early 'in March. All pain had left me, shaft, is a circular chamber, with doors WEST: & TBUAX, adjusted.
the terrible dead feeling in legs had See that your goods are markedvia
gone away. I was still very weak, but opening into each stall, thus affordinga Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. F. C. & P. R. R.
before I had taken the fourth box I was means of transference from one stall I WALDING, KINNAN & MARVIN, For information call on or address the un-

able to get down stairs for a short walk, to another without going outside of the Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. dersigned C. E. TAYLOR: ,Trav.A'gt,Ocala,FJa.

and am sure that in a month I will be as inclosure, and through which the Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, W. B. TUCKER,Gen.A'g't,Orlando, Fla.
well as ever." acting directly upon the blood and mucous 0. M.HOLDEN,Trav. A*gt, Leesburg, Fla
ostriches may be changed at will. W.R. FULLER.Tray.A' 't.Tampa Fla.
J All diseases such as locomotor ataxia surfaces of the system. Price 75c.
Or N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic Manager,
St Vitus' dance, partial paralysis, sciat- A three-foot opening extends along per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Tes Jacksonville,Fla.

ica, rheumatism, neuralgia, nervous the walls near the eaves. A similar. timonials free. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Aft




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In THE FARMER AND FRUIT have enough white coin or bullion on 136, Year-Book, U. S. Agricultural
Florida Farmer and Fmit- Grower GROWER experiment garden a first hand to redeem them. Department, 1894,) the variation in

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main planting of Kaffir corn is already up. 1.--- size of the particles that make up different -
Street, Jacksonville.Fla. We shall make one or two more up to The Fruit Brandy Bill. soils is very great, and when
July i. It seems to us desirable to soils are classed as the same, in com-
TERMS OF! SUBSCRIPTION bring on the harvesting of the crop We give below the full text of the mon usage, as, for instance, the high

tor One Year .........>.....................12.00 after the rainy season is over. bill which, at the latest advices, had pine land soils, there may be a wide
For Six Months....................... ..... X.OO : passed both Houses of Congress and difference in the size
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 t of grains, and
had been transmitted to the Presidentor also in the power for retaining moisture. -
Researches Citrus Fruits.
grSubscriptions in all cases cash in on
advance. No discount allowed on one's his signature. The Washington He remarks: "It will be seen
own subscription( in a club), but to Messrs. V. Olivieri and F. Guerrie- correspondent of the Citizen is authority (from the table) that the Florida soils
all agents a liberal cash commission will ri, of the Italian Agricultural Experi-- for the statement that the bill originated contain very little silt, fine silt, or clay,
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby mental Station, publish a work con- in the office of the collectorof the whole amount of these three grades
them. Write for terms. sisting of twenty tables showing the re- internal revenue in Jacksonville, being less than five per cent. Theyare
To every new subscriber we will send, sults of numerous chemical analyses of recommended the commissioner
was by
Whitner's "Garden- extremely light-textured sandy
postpaid, a copy:
ing in Florida." For two new sub- oranges, mandarins and lemons, the of internal revenue; was drafted by soils, adapted to the earliest spring
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, peel, pulp, juice, seeds, foliage, green Congressman Cooper, and supportedby vegetables."
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange wood and dry wood being separately him in the House, and was cham- I
Culture." analyzed. The technique of analysisis pioned by Senator. Pasco in the Sen- I 'St-
Rates of advertising on application. given in some detail. Based on ate. Value of Water.A .

Remittances should be made by check, these analyses, which show much va- AN ACT correspondent of the Orlando
postal note. money order or registered riation in the composition of the fruits To fifty-five amend of section the Revised thirty-two Statutes hundred of and the Florida Sentinel, living in Longwood,
letter to order of investigated, the following fertilizer is United States concerning the distilling of Orange county, narrates his experiencein
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER. recommended for citrus fruits in gen brandy from fruits. onion culture in the following man-
Bo it enacted by the Senate and House of
Jacksonville. Fla. eral in the province of Palermo: Mu-: Representatives in Congress assembled That ner: I have on a piece of pine land

riate of potash 900 gra., Thomas slag section the Revised thirty-two Statutes hundred be, and and the fifty-five same of is 30x40 teet raised twenty bushels of
CONTENTS.The 1,000 gm., and sulphate of ammonia hereby,amended so as to read as follows: fine large onions, and realized some-

Farmer of Today........................ 370 3,530 gm. for each tree. Revenue"Sec. 3255.,with The the approval Commissioner of the of Secretary Internal where about $40 from them, as I got
.. !of the Treasury may exempt distillers of $2.25 per bushel right here for what I
TOBACCO-The Sumatra Variety; Seed For brandy made exclusively from apples, peaches -
Sale; May Be Planted Yet;Plant a Little. 371 Silver and Paper. ,grapes, pears, pineapples, oranges, apri- sold that way; but a good many were
Piney Woods Soil;The Orange Outlook...... 371 cots,berries or prunes from any provision of sold in five-cent and ten-cent bunchesas
this title relating to the manufacture of spirits
Fruits for the Gulf Coast; Pines and Peaches; The greenbacks in the United except as to the tax thereon when in his green; onions, but as I kept an accurate -
A Great Strawberry District.............. 372 States treasury are like a syphon in a judgment it may seem expedient to do so."
Increasing the Hay Yield. ................... 373 vessel of water. account of everything I found
Scientific They are constantly This bill will be of benefit to Flor- the total about $40. I moved to San-
Strawberry Growing Curing
Vines and Beggarweed; Beggarweed; For drawing out gold, and none of it ever idians if they set about it in the right ford and so the book has been mis-

Hay........................ ......... ..... 374 runs back again except when the gov- way. The right way will be through laid, and just now I cannot find it, so
POULTRY-Bone,Roup, etc.; Lime and Tab ernment taps another vessel labeled neighborhood organization and the can not be certain of the exact amount,
ceo: Stems; Practical Poultry Keeping.. 375 Bonds and directs the stream into the erection of central distilleries. Ex- but I know it was only a little under
OCR RURAL HOME-Carpet Moths and Beet- vessel labeled Gold.A .
cept in the case of large orchardsit
very the amount stated. I had just
les;A Dainty Bridal Present; Good Advice twenty-
From an Athlete..................... 376 bond payable in gold is a sen- would hardly pay the individual two rows the long way, fourteen inches.
Ostriches In Florida...................... .... 377 sible document, because when it ma- grower to erect a distillery for his own apart, which would just be twentyfivefeet
EDITORIAL-Researches on Citrus Fruits; tures and is paid it is destroyed and use alone. but I measured the whole space,
Silver and Paper;The Pruit Brandy Bill; there is an end of it. But a greenback The tax referred to in the act above and it was I planted the seedin
Florida Soils; Value of Water ............ 378 30x40.
Confederate Reunion.................... ... 379 payable in gold, only) to be reis- quoted is $1.10 per gallon on 100 September, and after they got a few
Markets; Pineapples ........................ 379 sued after it has been paid, and to go proof spirits; 99 cents on 90-proof; inches high a dry spell came and I did
Weather and Crops............................. 380 through the same endless round in 88 cents on 80 proof, etc. The sale not touch them or water them as I had
Florida Horticultural Society. ..... 382 depleting the treasury, like a chain of the spirits will be subject to the made mind they were not worthit
Nuggets of Farm Wisdom................... 384 which back and usual State and municipal require. up my
..... pump brings nothing but they formed little solid buttons
who skilled in only empties out, is a piece of paper ments as to license, etc. about the size of hickory nuts and there
People difference between are the poisonous detectingthe which hints strongly of idiocy in its .5.- they stood until my business got slack,

toadstool and the wholesome mush- managers and perpetuators.If Florida Soils. and then I placed two kerosene oil

room are now enjoying the latter as a the greenbacks were retired and The light sandy soil and sandy loan barrels about an equal distance from
daily addition to their bill of fare. destroyed, there might be enough silver of Florida are particularly well adapted both ends, and during the day I filled
Properly prepared, they are as tooth- coined and put in circulation in to the production of vegetables. These them with water, and strong soap suds
some as welsh rarebits. the shape of silver certificates to take soils will produce an abundance of ear- often; I then stirred in hen manure
their place. These certificates would ly vegetables in whatever locality they and let it stand till after sundown
A new process has been discoveredfor not be presented for redemption be- may be found. These soils also give when I took a dipper and threw it
keeping butter pure and sweet for cause nobody wants the silver to up their fertilizer readily, hence re- over the whole bed. When they be-
an indefinite period. The patentee cumber his pockets or his safe. In spond quickly to any change in the gan to grow I threw plenty of water .
claims to have discovered that butteris this view of the matter it would be a necessary elements. We may, by ju- between the rows during the day be-
made rancid by electric currents good plan to coin enough silver to dicious selection, find nearly an ideal sides what I had in the barrels to .use
and that to preserve it all that is, replace the present volume of green- soil for this purpose in every county of: at night, so I kept the ground soakingwet
necessary is simply to inclose it by backs, and after that coin only enoughto the State. There are, however, other all the time. Then they beganto
keeping it in glass vessels insulated keep the circulation per capita on conditions, as those of temperatureand grow rapidly until about two feet
so to speak, from the outer atmos-, a par with the increase in popula- moisture, that need to be taken high when they started to burst, so a
phere. tion.Silver into consideration, says Prof. Rolfs ina neighbor, Mr. Bartow, said they wouldall
...... has become so abundant andso bulletin of the Experiment: Station. go to seed and not amount to any-
Now is the season of the year to tie unstable in value that the fiat element Sandy soil and sandy loam give up thing, and so thought all who saw
white strings around blackberry bushes must necessarily enter largely water readily, so in many localities we them, myself included, but I did not f
that bear particularly fine fruit; then into it as a circulating medium. It have thirsty land; again under other know what to do; so I made up my
next winter move them to the orchard would be just about as well to coin i it conditions the land becomes "water mind to continue the liquid fertilizer,
and give cultivation and fertilizer and at a ratio of sixteen to one as any sobbed." Soil that is too dry or too and did so until all had burst apart
they will yield a greatly improved other, because a new ratio would require wet is not fit for vegetable growing. into three, four and five parts, some of
grade of berries. It is not necessaryto the reminting of all the existing Careful mechanical analysis shows that which made a nice onion almost as
import varieties from the North. silver coin, and even the new ratio there need not be any difference in round as if grown singly. I rolled
-t-+i-.- would soon become falsified by the structure between thirsty land, "water them down with an empty flour bar-
After July i the Health Officer will downward movement of silver. No sobbed" and good vegetable land. rel, but in the morning all had their
not permit a watermelon weighing less government on earth can drive a The difference may be one of water old position almost, so I then went
than eighteen pounds to be sold in spike down through silver and nail its supply. It should not be understoodthat down on my knees and bent everyone
Jacksonville. A more sensible thingto commercial value fast We have to if all thirsty land were irrigated i it by hand, but a good, many broke off,
do would be to shut out those fili- use it mostly in the shape of paper would make good vegetable land, nor but in a day the center had grown
bustering Americans and Cubans who (silver certificates) anyhow; and the that all "water sobbed" land if properly enough to show one it was no use to f
are running to and fro with a possi- people: will never care whether these drained would make good vegetable -! try to stop them from growing that
bility of yellow fever always in their certificates are partly fiat or not, so I I, land. I way, so after that I let them "go it"

garments. long as the Government is known to JI I! Prof. Whitney has shown that (p. I and never thinned them, or did a.n-


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thing else, but as I kept pulling away Markets. THE

the ones on top the others kept grow-

ing and more seeds would start until
the young ones forced some of the
others five and six inches clear off the JACKSONVILLE, FLA., June 12. ,

ground with their roots about those FRUITS AND PRODUCE. JACIsowvJIz, .

below, so when they all got a good These are Corrected average by quotations.Marx Bros.Extra choice The Oldest National Bank in the State.

fair size, I began selling those on top, lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor i

and that gave the late ones a chanceto lots Peachescarrier sell lower. ......... ............ 1.25101.50 !I CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .
grow, and they did as I never Melons............................... .10 to .20 conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity
Canteloupes bbl............ ....... 2.50 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We .
saw onions do before. All the neigh- Pines, crate ..... .............-.........3.50104.00 buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms drawing our own
bors came to look at them and there Strawberries p r quart............... 07 to .08 drafts on all parts of the world.
Lemons, Messina box............... 3.50 We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
are quite a few right here today who English Peas dried, bu.... ...... .... 1.50 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
Peas, Clay bushel........... ....... .85
well remember it, as a sight worth .. Whippoorwill.................. i.oo JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
looking at. Besides being on of Lady.........._................ 1.25
top Blackeye..... .................. 1.50 President. Cashier.
each other, one had to hunt carefully I Browneye..... ............ ... i.oo
for a place to his foot between the Cocoanuts... .. ........ .............. 350Peanuts Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.some .
put ,best brand..... ............. 05 to .06
rows; but as no weeds bothered, and I Cabbage, Florida bbl ............... 1.00101.50 I
........... ........
Potatoes new, bbl. 3 00 I I I
could seconds Bradley
throw the them I did lower 1.00 to Redfleld. B. !
water over Onions, New Florida crate..... ..... 1.00 poor J Eugene Rtdjleld
not have to often into the center Egyptian, 2 bushel sack.... 2.40 2.00 per bbl. ESTABLISHED 1871.
go Eggs.......-_........_ __ .10 Peaches.
but, as I said before, to pour water REDFIELD" SON
between the rows in day time, and VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. We have had an increase of supply
from Florida and Georgia, consisting
not wet the tops.Confederate. Corrected by Davis & Robinson. mostly of the Peen-to and other Japanese Commission MerchantsAND

.. .. .. .... sorts and early native stock. The -
--- Yellow Yams bush ........ 35 to .40 -
Sweet Potatoes, ...................... .35 condition has been irregular and the
Reunion. Hubbard squash, bbl............ ...... 1.50 Fruit Auctioneers
Lettuce, doz............................. .1o to .15 characteristic tendency to rapid decay, ,
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:. Celery ..... ............ ........--. .30 common to the earliest fruit, has pro-
Gen. J. B. Gordon CommandingUnited Egg Plants bbl....................... 2.50103.00 duced a pressure to move stock as 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Fa.
Tomatoes crates .__................ .75 to 1.00 demand
Confederate Veterans, respectfully Sweet Pepper,bu ...............-..-.. 1.50 promptly as possible. The has We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
Green Beans,crate...... ......... .... .75 been quiet and prices have steadily de- either at private sale (which has heretofore been
requests that you will aid Peas crate-..................... .75 to 1.00 clined. Toward the close most sales of our custom) or by the auction system (recently
the patriotic and benevolent objectsof Turnips,bunch............... .._... .03 to .06 usual have been at about 2.00 to added to our business)as YOU may desire.
Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to .10 quality
the United Confederate Veteransby Kershaws, each.... ....... ....... .05 to .10 2.50 per (Mill carrier; some lots of good
publishing in your next issue, date Parsley per doz. bunches ...... ...... 05 to .10 sized fruit showing color and careful selection Philadelphia Markets.
Green onions, doz. bunches....... to
per .15 .25 I have continued to 3.00 to
Reunion is to take place at Rich- Pepper,hot.bushel,...................None. I bring
Sage well cured,Ib..........?......... .25 I 3.50, and a few fine large Peen-to have Philadelphia June 4.-Peaches, Florida -
mond, Va., on Tuesday, Wednesdayand Hens......... ._............__eo..... .30 to .35 reached 4.00, but there are not many of Peento, per carrier ((6 bask), 2.50 to
Thursday, June 3oth and July Roosters..................-.....-. .25 this
Half grown.............................. .IS to .20 grade. ; 5.00; Bidwell, 3.00 to 5 00; S. C. & Ga.,
1st and 2d, 1896, with editorial noticeof Turkeys, per pound gross......_... .ioto .12 Huckleberries early varieties, 2.00 to 4.00. Watermelons -
the organization. Also to Ducks.....................- ........... .30 to.35 Florida, per 100, 60.00 to 75.00.
urge Geese. ..... .__...................... .35 to .40 Have shown very irregular Quality and Florida
ex-Confederate soldiers and sailors New Beets per 100. ................. ..... -40 to .75 condition. Some of the large blue swamp Canteloupes, per 2.00 to
Watercress, per doz. bunches ... 2510.40 berries have sold to 13 to 14c but 3.50. Tomatoes, Mississippi\ choice to
everywhere to form themselves into Cauliflower local associations, and apply to these : Leeks per doz bunches.............. .25 quality to exceed 10 to 12c, has been Florida basket carrier
Radishes per doz.................... .to to .20 rather exceptional and many "crackers" ((6 ), 2.50 to 3.50;
headquarters for papers to organize in Cucumbers crate..... ............... .5to .75 have been dull at lower prices. The fair to good, 1.75 to 2.25; ordinary stock
time to participate in the Re- New Potatoes, per barrel ........... 2.00102.50 sup- and culls, 1.00 to 1.50. Cucumbers, Chaa
great Spinach per bushel .................None. ply is moderate at the close however, and
and Savannah choice ha .
union, and thus unite with their comrades Cabbage. Florida.... .. ,........... .02 to .o6 stock is cleaning up pretty well. to fancy, per ? ,
Salsify, per dozen bunches........... .25 to .30 1.50 to 2.00; Florida, basket or crate, 1.(0
in carrying out the laudable and Plums per bushel............. ....... 60 to.75 North Carolina Blackberries to 1.50. Egg plants Florida, choice to
philanthropic objects of the organization. Summer Squash crate.. .............. 50 to 75 box 2.50 to
Cantaloupes .............. ..... 2.00103.00Lima Have sold slowly, and at lower prices, fancy, per orange 4.00; ordi-
Beans, quart... ...... ....... .to to .15 most lots are of ordinary quality and hardto nary, 1.00 to 2.00.
Total number of camps now admitted tut move even at 9 to lOc per quart with REDFIELD & SON. '

833, with applications in for There is already a glut of watermelonsin small Kittatinny, etc., and soft lots at 6 ...M..
hundred Follow- to Se. A few prime large and sound Pineapples.New .
nearly one more. Jacksonville. There are not too many
Wilson reach 11 to 13c, but latter price
ing is list of camps by States : melons, but too few buyers. People are extreme. York Sgobel & Day report: We

Texas 213, Alabama 87, South Car- buying very few melons; even the" colored Helens. had a sale on Tuesday of this fruit from
Missouri people hold back-"no money. Florida watermelons of the Bahamas, but it was not in good
olina 60 Small lots good
69, Mississippi ,
The is true of peaches though
same ,
and that which was fairly good
sold 60 to 65c each ,
have rarely |
Louisiana Arkansas quality ,
Georgia 54, 51, to tell the truth, most of the stock sent
shade but last arrivals fell to 40 sold 5! to 3t cents. June 1, the E. L.
a more
50, Kentucky 37, Florida 30, Tennessee here is very poor, the culls of Florida. and 50c; these; prices could, of course, Goodsell Company sold 489 crates of
Virginia North Carolina The pineapple men are better informed, Bahama pineapples at prices ranging
29, 27, not be expected for any considerable
tjirough their agency. They are shipping from 6 to each. June 4, Brown& Sec-
24, ladian Territory 9, Maryland 6, quantity. A carload by rail is expected
little fruit to Jacksonville, chiefly to
very comb sold C2 crates Florida strawberry
New Mexico Illinois next week and three cars are
Oklahoma early ,
5, 3 firm and that is of a fairly good
one looked for on Monday's Savannah pines 50 to 6Jc! per pine. P. Ruhlman &
West Indi-
2 Montana 2, Virginia i, quality.
Small lots musk- say: Monday we cargo cx
poor green
ana i, California i, District of Col- melons from Florida have been hardly schr. David Carle from Tarpon Bay at

umbia i. Very respectfully, New York Markets. worth expenses, but a few of fair to good 5Jc.! They were a decidedly small run

GEO._MOORMAN_ quality have sold at 1.00 to 3.00 per crate.. and quite ripe. The Havana steamers
and Panama arrived
Potatoes. Orizaba, Saratoga
General and Chief of Staff.New
Adjutant Vegetables. this week with 13,717 barrels of pine-
NEW YORK, June 6.-Receipts of
Orleans, La. ,Southern new have been much larger this Imports for the week, 7,024 bags Egyp- apples. The following is a list of schooners -

week, but with demand more active tian onions,40,066 crates Bermuda onions and the quantity of pineapples tley

The Palatka Times-Herald refreshessome offerings have sold promptly and values and 879 various from Bermuda. brought to this port this week: David
have gradually improved until Friday Receipts Southern vegetables for the Carle, 6,000 doz.; Julia Francis, 6,800 .
history: "Our State Superintendent when receipts were heavy and prices week include the following: Pennsylvania doz.; P. G. Thomson, 6,000 doz.; Jos.

of Schools, whose salary is $1,500 averaged a shade lower. Early in the R. 11. at N.Y.pier, 7,845 pkgs cabbages Dean, 7,000 doz.; Jennie A. Stubbs,

and $soo for traveling expenses, also week the market opened at 2.25 to 2.75 31,883 pkgs beans, 510 pkgs peas, 19,472 1,500 doz. The Santiago from Governor's

allowed a clerk at $800, was about to for strictly prime,a few fancy 3.00. Tues- pkgs cucumbers 4.153 pkgs tomatoes,204 Harbor, Bahamas, brought 1,845 crates of

have $500 added"to his salary and day receipts were light and market un- pkirs beets and 505 pkgs various; at Jersey \ week.PhiladelphiaRedfield
various Old Dominionline & Son quote
changed. Wednesday advanced City, 500 pkgs, ;
$400 to the salary of his clerkmaking 25 to 50c, which was well sustained 21,300() pkgs cabbage, 11,150 pkgs prices as follows: Porto Rico, per 100,

had it passed, $3,700 per year Thursday, fancy Rose selling at 3.25 to beans and 2,050 pkgs peas; Savannahline 40.00 to 75; Egyptian Queen, 20.00 to

cost to the State, when the very able 3.50 under grades lower in proportion. 18,200 pkgs exclusive of potatoes. 30.00; Smooth Cayenne, 50.00 to 75.00;

and lamented Major A. J. Russell had Friday with about 8,000 bbls Southernnew Beets, Southern, per 100 bunches, 1.00 Red Spanish, 7.00"to 18.00.
lower.A to 4.00 Carrots, Southern, per 100 Baltimore-A paragraph in the Fruit
Likewisea in, prices averaged slightly ;
for everything.
but $1,200 I cucumbers Florida Trade Journal : We learn from Bal-
bill in raise the salaries of few very fancy. were. placed. a. shadehigher bunches,. 1.00. .to 2.50. .;_ ___,L,_ _- says
to that received schooners
was timore by
than 3.00, but average est markS per basket, 25 to Secretary of State and Commissionerof sold from 3.00 to 3.50, with very fair 50c; celery, fancy, large, per doz stalks, from May 13th to 2Cth last, 34,265 dozen,
Agriculture (the latter did not wantit grades 2.25 to 2.75, seconds 1.50 to 2.00 1.25 to 1.50; fair to prime. 50 to 1.00; small20to40c which is equal to 411,180 pines against
about plants, Florida, per bbl I, 48,411 dozen, or 580,932 pines for the
) $soo each. They were getting and culls 1.00 to 1.75. To-day 5,300 LEgg; .
Southern Marrow time in 1895. T. B. Schall & Co.
killed to bbls arrived and with trade moderate 2.00 to 4.00; Squash, ,
This also
$1,500. bill was Southern white 50 received four of these schooners, and S.
market ruled weak and lower, especiallyfor per bbl 1.25 to 1.50; ,
the credit of Putnam's representatives. the medium and low grades which to 1.00; yellow crook.neck. 50 to 1.00; :M. Lawder & Son, two of them. The

have not cleaned up at the close. Ber- Tomatoes, Florida, prime to fancy, per prices in 1895 were from 7.00 to 8.00 per

Grapefruit has sold this spring in muda had a few sales at 4.00, but most .carrier, 2.75 to 3.00; average, 1.75to.2.50. ; hundred, while in 1896 they range from- .

Eastern cities at $20 to $22 a barrel. of the stock sold from 3.00 to 3.50, with II I I I common, 1.00 to 1.50. FBENCH & Co. 4-00 to 7.00.



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WEATHER AND CROPS. rain on the fourth ; crops not too far Volusia, Orange City-Rains 3d"I

gone, much benefited; more is needed; and 4th have revived vegetation, and '
For the Week Ending June 8th. I
Prtcifttation- i potatoes being planted.-C. H. Jacques offers good chance to get in potato I Orangesare

It is gratifying to report that rains crop. Some fields of corn look well.
have been quite general during the Jefferson, Lloyds-Good rains; all M. Morse I ISo

past week ; as a whole, each section. crops doing well.-G. E. Dennis. Polk, Frostproof-Rainy season heavy feeders of Potash.
sends in favorable advices. While the i Madison, Ellaville-Plenty of rain ; commenced; sweet potatoes being Potash exerts a marked influ.

falls have ,been excessive for the pe- crops improving; corn nearly as goodas planted; groves :fertilized and mulched the and
riod, particularly over portions of the last year; cotton spotted in some ; looks as though we should have ence on quality quantity
Western and Southern Districts, no' parts of county; sweet potatoes set big crops of pineapples in the fall.- of the fruit. Florida soils

reports indicate that there have been out; poor stand of pindars; not much F. W. Porter. being largely deficient in Pot

down-pours, such as to flood districts fruit.-J. H. Lammons. Pasco, Dade City-Had a few ripe ash, a heavy application of a
Suwannee Rain melons this week and will be able
and destroy crops. The week was every to less
remarkably free from 'such incidents. day this week; think it was general ; ship in a few days; corn, cotton and I I containing not

The :sd, 3d, 4th and nth; were the daysof some corn has what we call "french," tobacco doing fairly well, and with than vz% ofActual

the general rains, in many instances only in,spots; some looking well, and more rains will have fair crops.Jas.A. .
continuing thirty-six hours, light, but other sorry; am afraid rain too late for Delcher. Potash

continuous,just the conditions desired.On some.-W. B. Black.St. Southern District:

several days the fall ranged from Johns, Switzerland.-Plenty of Lee, Estero-Abundant rain; crops should be made. The best
two to four inches. rain, though the ground not yet filled ; doing well as could be expected considering -I I will
in the bear
TEMPERATURE. the ponds in the woods still dry; large the former dry weather.-0. groves state

The sky has been partly obscured acreage in corn, and it looks well; F. L'Amoreaux. testimony to these facts.
during a great portion of the week, many trying cassava, which is also Manatee[ Manatee-Good rain Our pamphlets are not adrertislng circulars boom.
although there has been no marked growing; orange trees growing fast.- Tuesday evening and night and more Ing latest special researches fertilizers,on but the are subject practical of fertilization works,containing ,and*

change from normal temperature W. C. Steele. Wednesday, so our drouth is ended; the are really asking.helpful to fanners. They are sent free for

conditions, the departure being about Suwannee, Emerson.-Cotton and potatoes and rice being planted.A.J. X GERMAN KALI WORKS, *
one degree below the normal. corn making rapid growth ; corn being Pettigrew. 93 Nassau St.,New York.
worked last time peaches all shed off .
CONDITION OF CROPS. ; ; Dade, Jupiter-Growers getting
In keeping with the increase and pear blight continues; some trees crates in readiness to ship pineapples; Why not be Jour'IWO
more general distribution of rainfall, dead.-W. J. Clarke. more than half full crop expected; :

there has been a corresponding en- Putnam, Huntington-Had nearly plenty of moisture will help pines.J. .- Middleman?
hancement in the condition of all continuous rains from Wednesday un- 'v. Cronk.

crops. While damage has resulted til Thursday; crops much improved.B. .- Lee, Myers-Rainy season on Pay but ono profit between maker and

from the drouth, there is a remarks N. Bradt. hand; not enough to create flood, but Our user Big and 700 that Page a small Catalogue just one.and Buyers
able increase in vigor and general Jackson, :Marianna-Plenty of rain plenty for the present; trees putting Guide proves that It's possible. Weighs
improvement in all products. Some this week; everything revived; corn forth vigorously; cow peas and sweet 2'/4 pounds 12,000 illustrations describesand
of 40,000( )
early corn was beyond recuperation, small but hope for good ear; peachesand potatoes being planted.-C. D. Web articles tellstlteone-proBtprice,everything you use. We over send It
although the late rain will have favor- pears almost failure;gardens dead ster. for 15 cents{that's not for the book but
able effect in filling out the ears. before rains came; cotton planted in A. J. MITCHELL, to pay part of the postage or expressage,
and keep off idlers. You can't get it too
April just coming W. J. Watson.
Cotton has responded quickly to the up.- Observer. quick.
Baker McClenny This has been *...
touch of increased moisture,and what I MONTGOMERY WARD & CO.,
was supposed to be dead vegetable one of the best weeks of the year for From the large correspondencefrom The Store of All the People
gardens show evidences of doing crops; plenty of rain, yet not too purchasers and others who are :11-116 Michigan Ave., Chicago.

something more.. much; farmers "laying by" corn, interesting themselves in the colony .
The State is a veritable potato which is generally in good condition; enterprise there well be at least one

patch, all farmers being active settingout cotton doing well; some bloom in hundred. or more families located hereby
slips, now long delayed. Mel- places; general outlook more favor- the first of next November. A re-
and able-H. L. Reed. cent letter from 0. 0. Walmoth & Co.
ons, peas, pineapples orange
trees are doing exceedingly well. The I Central District: of Detroit states that they will have ... ",...
Sumter, Wildwood-Good rains about one hundred from that placeon
aid will not ;
pear,'peach apple crops
be satisfactory. Many are giving : some melons being shipped, but crop the next excursion. Nearly all A MODEL TESTIMONIALIt
the last : : will be short account of drouth; cane who returned after the March trip are comes to us this 18th day of Msy 1896 from One
corn working Vegetables,
of the most prosperous railways the Lake Shore and
melons, small fruits, pineapples and looking well; orange trees coming out. working for the interest of the colony, Michigan Southern. They have hundreds of miles In
-J. H. Davis.Hillsborough. and many letters describing our cli- use,but spend no time in praising it. Simply order
corn plentiful in local markets.CORRESPONDENTS1 75 3-8 miles shipped at once,to nine points In four
Alafia-Good rains; mate and lands are being published in states.
REMARKS. Actions speak louder than words. Nextl!
ground wet; crops booming; no injur- Northern papers.-Green Cove Spring.
(District,County,Station, Correspondent.) PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,1driaiMICh.
ious winds.
-J. H. Frier. Many complaints are made becauseno
Western .D 'stniEscambia /:
Orange, Orlando-Conditions im- legal protection of an effective kindis
Nora-Corn crop doing proving; potato and tobacco planting given to sponge fields. Large quan- loridanvestments
well; good prospects; most all "laid active; nice rains; corn and Irish potato tities of small sponges under marketable 4' 'Lands
by;" cotton and sugarcane doing well]}; crops cut short; farmers in much size are caught, and unless some

potatoes being planted.W. :M. Dia. better spirits and field operations ac proper restrictions shall be made the Oranges

mond. tive.-J. M. Rice. Florida fields will come to naught.
Santa' Rosa, Milton-Fine rains allover Brevard, 1.lelbourne'V had some Every year the fleets are compelled to 'Sorts

county; crops booming; corn, good rains this week, and all vegetation go to deeper water. In 1894 the

. cotton, cane, potatoes and vegetables. is showing the effects of good sponge catch of the gulf was$438,000. [
Peaches and melons in market; oats growing conditions.-F. H. Fee. Of these, Key West handled about

very poor, being harvested; Irish po. Pasco, Earnestville-Weather all three-fourths. Last year the catch Developments
tatoes dry rot; farmers happy.-G. W. that could be desired for vegetation; was smaller. If properly protectedthe

Curtis. orange and lemon trees making great industry would yield $500,000 |Attractions

Walton, DeFuniak SpringsToomuch growth; busy plantiug sweet potatoes. annually to Florida. The Florida ...
rain this week little sun- Add' ,
very J. B. Dobell. sponge is declared by experts to be
.-J. T. Stubbs. Columbia, Lake CityDrouthbroken the finest in the world, being softer, G. D. ACKERLY,

Leon, Bradfordville-Good rains, ; splendid: rains; corn and cot- more elastic, and more durable. If C CiINE"AL' 'SENCe* AGENT, .::, ,
appear to,be general over county; allvegetation ton held up well and prospects better.W. the catch this year shall reach $200- THE TROPICAL TRUNK UNE, "I'',.:.:

rejoicing; excellent potato B. Knight. 000 it will be a surprise. JACISONVIU.L.LORIDA.. --3
season; showers have extended over Marion, Ocala-Rain of 3d wasa

several dars.John Bradford. gentle one extending through
24 SOMERS BROTHER & CO. Up-to'date Horticultural
Escambia :Molino-Almost daily hours and soaked in as it fell; no wash- ) FLORIDA hand book. Past
showers giving all ample time to put ing.-W. L. Jewett. PITTSBURGH, PA. and present of the
i fruit Industry. Experience and
opinion of
out potato vines; all crops very prom- Orange, Oviedo Heavy rains fell Fruits and ProduceicU 400: leading growers. Latest practice and best
ising still promise fair yield.- and icU,in load Jots methods of culture. Most recent experience
; ess and
pears smaller
here and
on 3d 4th; crops greatly refreshed quiatiUca,all Product*of the in orchard and market with varieties new and
W. H. Trimmer.Northern and there may be a fair crop Ialrjr,Hennery and Farm. OI'Ch&rd.Gan1eDf old. Authoritative work by State Horticultural
Society. Send $1 for last "Annual," to
District: of corn yet; orange trees looking Bead for oar Uttta book.> '' tYYeetions to Baiypen,*IC&rket A. H.Secretary. Dlans711e,
:BeporU,8peeUl References,BteaeilJ,CM,all free. Y
Nassau, Amelia-About an inch of finely.-J. J. Birch. I Inquiries and Correspondence Invited.t t Bt. Mary Fla.


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EVERY grown
. 1' plants. Forty acres to select from. Also
'QHOULD KNOW THAT exhibition and the cultivation of can- HOME GROWNPineapple pineapple and lemon land on R. R.with beautiful -
river front. James Holmes, Jensen, Fla.5303m.
aigre, if it continues to be as success- ----

ful in the future as it has this past year,

r will add another to Florida's varied Slips TANTED-ONE THOUSAND budded. SOUR
I f or grape-fruit stocks State size
industries.The of stock, age of bud and lowest cash price de

V, camphor tree has been grownas and SuckersOf livered. E. H. Mote,Leesburg, Fla. 5-30-4

an ornamental tree for some yearsin j7'ANTEIJ-FIVE TO FIFTY POUNDS

eA o Florida and has shown itself well the Following Varieties I, Y fresh, welt matured camphor seeds. Also
ten pounds citrus trifoliata seeds. Parties having -
I adapted. Prof. H. G. Hubbard of same, state quantity and price. C. W. Fox.

Crescent City has been experimentingwith RQF( SALE: Fruitland Park, Lake Co.,Fla. 5-30--3SMOOTH

the camphor in a practical way CAYENNE PINEAPPLE

and in his full and able talk on the ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN from large fruiting plants now
Modelo\ Park for
growing at our pinery. Ready
subject before the society, demon- QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIFLEY delivery in July by the 100,1,000 or 10,000. Also

. strated that at the present prices of the QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER- : prices.fine Abba Orlando a and Golden Grape Queen and Fruit suckers.Company Write for C.

It a rerr remarkable remedy, beth'tot IN camphor gum,the culture of the cam- NAMBUCO AND RED Sp ANISII. S Van Houlten,Treas., Orlando,Fla. 5-2-

I TBKNAL and EXTERNAL use,And iron.derful phor in Florida is profitable.The .
in its quick action to relicredistress.PainKiller Apply to FROM EIGHTY-SIX SORTS
original source of camphor BUDS after middleof
True to
ls a 8nr*cure for Sore 0. name. Ready
Throat Coughs, supply in Formosa and Japan is rapidly MATTHAMS May. Send for list and prices. Reasoner
Chilli, Diarrhira, Dysentery, Cramps, Florida Pineapple Company, Bros., Oneco, Fla. 52..6BUD'VOODFIFTY
Cholera,and all Jiowet Complaint being exhausted and there is no

., Pain.Kll1prISTIIRBESTreia._ attempt to preserve the trees. The Or to THOUSAND Navel buds FINE from

8Icknen, Sick Headache, Palo in the use of camphor in manufacturing and HADDOCK & MATTHAMS, bearing trees. C. W. Fox, Fruitland Park, Lake
Duck or Hide,benmatisiii and Neuralgia.
Pain-Killer' I fa WKfuetttonnbly the general use is rapidly increasing and West Palm Beach, Fla"GENTAWORD" Co., Fla. 5-30-3

MADE. It brings speedy nEST and permanent LINIMENT relief the question of the future supply is a FOR SALE-4 class working horse order power gasoline As I am engine getting,
in all cases of RrnUei, Cuts, spralnyevery serious one and one which believe
$ Burns, dc.PainKiller. larger power will take $250. E. V Hall, Geor-
, Florida COL UMN. giana, Fla. 5-30-3
. to the well tried and can answer to her profit.
trusted friend of the Prof. Hubbard's address this sub-
Farmer, Planter, Sailor, and on SPANISH PINEAPPLE SLIPS
, Mechanic) 'wanting a medicine always at ject will attract world-wide attention, RATES-Twenty words, name and address, RED Sale-Four hundred thousand readyfor
. hand.and aft to vie internally or externally one week,25 cents; three weeks jo cents Nothing July and August planting. Book your
t with certainty of relief. and we believe will result in the in- taken for less than cents. orders now. Caxambas Canning Co., Marco,
vestment of much outside capital in
Advertisements for this column be
''t' By Ihytieiant' ,by Mitrtonarirt, by.Mf testes,by MUST pre-
i Jfechantct,by Ifurtn in Ilonpitait. the culture of camphor. paid. THOUSAND TREES FOR

, BY EVERYBODY. Another of great interest was Send no stamps larger than two cents. Seedling and budded grape fruit
paper Valencia and Hart's Late Eureka Lemons,
Da In-Kll1pr !Is a Medicine Cbnt In Initials and figures count as one word. buds All
r X::a. imir, and few vessels that of A. J. Mitchell, in charge of f Dancy Tangerine and Pineapple half
buds fruit stock four and one
j leave port without a supply of It.ffF on grape
the Weather Bureau
F : () family can afford to be without thli at Jacksonville.He years old. Write us before buying. Bowyer
, inyalun.Je remedy In U j boose. Its price brings corrected many false impressionsas FRUIT EVAPORATOR FOR &Stephens, Lakeland, Fla.
itwltbiii the reach of all, and It will annuallyaave STEAM We are delighted with it. Capacity
.[ many times Its cost in doctors'bills. to the work of his department and 8 bushel.per day. Price $20.00. F. ueblood, BUDWOOD-JAFFA' HOMOSASSA, CBN-
genuine of DAVIs"Take non but tbt his the effect that thereis Archer, Fla. 6-13-3 ,Mediterranean Sweet,
t "I'EEBT statement to Old Vini Magnum Bonum,Maltese Blood,Washington *
I 1 '. no foundation for the impression Navel,Majorca,-Nonpareil Maltese Oval,
LIGHT Weight Sprig IhublIart' Tar- Ribbed DuRois,Orange Lake and Eureka, Ge-
L Florida Horticultural Society.. that the climate of Florida is" chang- Dancy Tangerine and from For' use noa,Lamb and Sicily Lemons., at (5.00 per 1,000,
upon shoots. Have fair results their use or 100. DuRoi Bloo Amory Blood,
75C per
, ; ing is of value to many of the growers Cyrus W. Butler, St. Petersburg, Pla. Pierce's Ruby. Parson Brown. Dancy Tangerine,
who have believed that it was. 6133KAFFIR Mandarin and Royal, Improved and Seedling
I The ninth annual meeting of this Mammoth Shaddock
Pomelos ,are f I oo per
Every session of the meeting was 100 straight. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown,
; society which met in Jacksonville CORN! KAFFIR CORN!
full of solid, practical information for Salvation of Florida. Manatee County, Fla. 5- -tf
[ without doubt the best
May 5th was
Plant time this month I will send
any you pre-
in horticultural and
attended and most instructive of everyone engaged paid enough choice Kaffir seed corn to plant one NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000
any varietiesfor
of the most
agricultural pursuits. The full reportof acre for$t, two acres,$1.75; four acres, $3;eight popular
this fall and winter. Send in
that have been held. One cannot but raised and delivery your
acres, $5. Every grain by myself
the meeting will be published in warranted genuine. Wm. L. Orange. 6-6-3 orders now,and be sure to get what you want.
admire the determination
Pric and W. K.
; s particulars on application.
book form at as early a date as possi Manville, Fla.
shown by the to stay Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla.
orange growers ble and of it be obtained' 5-rtf
a copy may
by their after losses in the
groves by remitting $i to A. }I. Manville GENUINE Nunan, Bessie, Cherokee, Colum-
freezes of 1894-95 that will aggregate Michel's Early Stevens
Secretary, Glen St. Mary, Fla. No and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000, $.i.oo.
$1 OOt 000,000. reader of the Ruralist can afford to JULIUS SCHNADELBACH,Lock Box 4,Grand Bay,

; With the limited space at our disposal be without it. In this connection we Ala.

it is not possible to give a detailed GENITINECARNEY PARSON BROWN GRASS (P ASP A LU)[ })LA-
would state that there is a limited can now fill orders for LOUISIANA) grass for lawns and permanent

report of this meeting. number of copies of the report for the genuine. Parson Brown budwood (the Car famous pastures. Sets $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
ney tree) We c weed for several years the -
cents hundred postage paid. W.H. POWERS,
President Adams' address Parson Brown and budded per
was a 1895, containing a complete catalogueof tree our groves Lawtey, Fla.
with budwood from this old tree. Our budwood
characteristic one, showing that the the fruits adapted to Florida, and this spring is very good. We guarantee every SALE--IMPERIAL DWARF

worst bug the horticulturist has to recommendations of the varieties for bud we send out to be the genuine Carney Parson FOR Suckers,*5 per 100,..0 per 1000,
Brown. Address Carney Co. Lake Weir, Fla. f.o. b.. cash with order. H. IL WILKINSON,
deal with the
"humbug. different sections of the State. Thisis 5-16-4 Rockledge Fla. 3-21 itn.

The subject that was of paramount invaluable to the hundreds of new

importance to the orange men was growers that have come to the State QTRAWHERR1'the time to set for good PLANTS.-NOW runners. I have 100-ISO

* how to get the groves into bearing recently and our advice is that our 000 cheap Alabama for cash.Newmans G. W. and JENNINGS 5000, Lawtey Clouds,

} condition again in the quickest readers obtain a copy from Mr.\ Manville Florida 3- -4C'ORSALEforcash.timeortiade.orangegrovei

( and best manner. The concen- if they have not already done so. '

, sus of opinion is that the growth of -Southern Ruralist for June. ;4 ;s, Send for CATALOGUE Annual Descriptive -, fruit and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

sprouts should be _encouraged givingthe ..... ap $ newly issued and revised. Pla. 3-II*t6t
The Manatee Advocate says that 1I It contains everything FOIL SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres
trees as much leaf surface as pos- steamers from there from r e needed by the Horticulturist 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and
> sible as a balance against the previous carry away t 1 and plant-lover. tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

f 800 to 3,400 crates of tomatoes daily. PLANTS and TREKS for Fla.__ ___ 8-24-tf__ _
large root growth of the tree before it 0' Orchard, Window Lawnor i. n
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Greenhouse. Largest CITRUS
was cut down. Do not trim out more AV collection to select from Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
rnr Jaffa, Tangerine King Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
than is when budding and in the South.
c necessary Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties
. let the sprouts grow with the bud. QUICK WORK, such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
, Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. I.
Comparatively few growers will at- In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg- Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and Nur-

tempt to grow a single trunk tree, and etables shipped to us is our motto. WE n QHT N1N G WEtt, series, Dunedin, Fla. S-iy-tf
: from two to twenty buds are being FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER piPS AIR .j** ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby We pay freight. Write for our lates
put into each tree, varying with_ the our 40 years experience without defaulting price-list. E. W Amsden,Ormond,Fla. 7-i-tft
size of the stumps and the grower's a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
" financial stability which any bank or IRRIGATED GROVE. ioo acres, to years set
opinion. Four buds to the stump of merchants having mercantile reports can : in other fruit trees, etc.
the bearing tree be takenas verify-then try: us-WE BELIEVE OUR For sale at a sacrifice. Address"K,"The Palms, t
average may METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send THE IMPROVED Lane Park.Lake County,Fla. 4 2;- m
a fair average however. your name for our quotations. Stencil and VICTOR
cards free. Letters promptly answered. OX MAKE HENS LAY-ThereisnothiagUte
Two new candidates for profitable A Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Floe

culture were brought defore the soci- FRENCH & CO. ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
e INCUBATOR particulars, write E.W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
ety. The first of these, canaigre, has Hatches Chickens by Btwn io-13-tf
been this winter Or- 116 Warren St? New York. Absolutely
grown past near The simplest, most reliable LIGHT Brahma, Barred Plymouth Rock and
lando and gives promise of being a ESTABLISHED 1855. cheapest nrst-elaa Hatchet Turkey Eggs lor hatching,Ji.oo per
In the market. Circulars frt* Mrs. C. ,Lady Lake Fla.
4lognaata setting. GomperU ,
r profitable crop ,for the sandy lands. OW.EKTEL&CO..QIllAC7.m I&bat

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{ J6ST The magificent Steamships of this line are appointed to sail as

._ follows :

35, North Kiver-3 P. M.Nacoochee. .
..*............ .... ........................ .......................Tuesday, June 2
Kansas City.... ............................................. ................Thursday,June 4 1
'f City of Augusta .... .... ................................. ..:....................Saturday.June 6
J City of Birmingham. ...... ...... .... ... ............ ...... ...... ....... ...Tuesday,June 9 'p.o)1
Nacoochee ..... ............ ....._ .......... ........ .fl.S...................... Thursday,June 11 /
Kansas City..........................................,.................. I.... .. Saturday June 13 )
City of Augusta ...... .... ......................... ... ...................... Tuesday June 16
City of Birmingham................ .ot................. ... ......... .. .... Thursday,June 18
Nacoochee........ ....... ............... ........ ... ... ................ Saturday,June 20
Kansas City......... .........................oo.I...................... ... ...... Tuesday June 23 .
City of Augusta .................................. .I ,................... ..... Thursday, June 25
City of Birmingham ...... .................. ......................... .... Saturday June 27
Nacooehee ............. ... .........s.............................................Tuesday,June 30
G.M. SORRELL Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.

Lewis's Wharf-3 P. M. -
Chattahoochee(Calling Philadelphia)...... ...................................Thursday, June 4 Finest Cuisine and Se-"i e. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and New York.
J Gate City (calling at Philadelphia) ........ ... .._............................... Thursday,June n
Chattahoochee (calling at Philadelphia) .......................................Thursday, June 18 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Gate City(calling at Philadelphia) .................. .............. ...... ..........Thursday,June 25
i RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents, lewis's Wharf. "Comanche" (new), "Algonquin," Iroquois," "Cherokee," "Seisinole1


Pier 39, Delaware Avenue. NORTH BOUND.Steamers .
J Gate City (passenger and freight.Saturday) : May 3o, 6 p.m. are appointed to sail according toHhe tide.
City of Macon (freight only)......... ....... ...........................Tuesday, June 2.3 p. m. .
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Chattahoochee (passengers and freight)...... .... .... .. ............ Saturday, June 6, 6 p. m. From JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston). _. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursday
Gate City (passenger and freight)......................... ........... ....'tfalurday: June 13. 6 p.m. Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.,............I..... ..... ..........._......Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays.
City of Macon (freight only) ............ .......... .. ....................Tuesday,June 16. 3 p.m. For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper-
Chattahoochee(passenger and freight) .......... .................... Saturday,June 2o, 6 p.m.
Gate City(passengersandfreight) ..... ........................ ........Saturday June 27. 6 p. m. .
City of Macon (freight only). .. .. ..... .......... .. ... ...............Tuesday, June 30. 3 p. m SOUTH BOUND.
f M. C. HAMMOND Agent, 13 South Third Street. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East River New York at 3 p.m.,as follows:

SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.Central CHARLESTON S. C., ...........................................Mondays,Wednesdays and Fr days
For JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston)........... .......Mondays. Wednesday and Fr days
((90 Meridian) Time-as below.
City of Augusta.....Tuesday June 2, 9:00p.m. Kansas City ...Thursday, June 18, 9.00 p. m.
I C'y of Birm'gh'm. Thursday, June 410.00 p. m. City of Augusta.... Saturday June 20, lo.oop.m'
Nacoochee..... ....Saturday June D, 10.00 p. m. City of Birm'gh'm..Tuesday June 23 4 cop m. Cik' bE'S ST. Jottns IVE MflE
Kansas City...... Tuesday June 9, 4.30p.m. Nacoochee ........Thursday June 25. 6.00p.m.
City of Augusta .. Thursday June n, 7.00p.m. Kansas City...... Saturday,June 27 9.00 p. m.
City of Birm'gh'm.. Sat'day,June 13 900 p. m. City of Augusta...Tuesday,June 30, 9 oo p. m, DE BARY LINE.
Nacoochee Tuesday june 16. 9.00 p. mSAVANNAH
Jacksonville, PalatJca, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla, and Intermediate
TO BOSTON.Central Landings on the St. Johns Itiver. .

((90 Meridian) Time-as below. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer"EVERGLADE
Gate City.........Thursday, June 4, 1.00 p.m I Gate City..........Thursday, June 1812.00 noon
Chattahoochee ....Thursday. June n, 5.30 p, m. I| Chattahoochee ....Thursday.June 25, 6.00 p. m. :; ,"

SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.Central Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6.00 p. m., and from
((90 Meridian) Time-as below. Sanford on Mondays and Thursdays at 5.00 a. m.
City of Macon.. Wednesday,June 8, 3.30 p. m'l I I City of Monday, July 6, 2.00 p. m. ec
City of Macon......Tuesday, June 23 4 00 p. | SOUTHBOUND. SCIIJtDULU. NORTUBOUND. .
W. E.ARNOLD, G.T. P. A., WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. P. A., W. J. FARRELL Sol. Agt., Read Dowu. Read Up.
Jacksonville Florida.C. Leave m ...... ...................Jacksonv le ............ .. ...... Arrive 3.30a. m.
G.ANDERSON, AGENT. J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. AGENT 330 8-45 p. m. ...................... .... Palatka................... ...... Lea ve 9.00 p. m.
Savannah, Ga. Pier 35 North River, New York. cc a.P m. ....................... ... .Astor.... .......,................ 4.00 p. m
3.00 4-30 am. .................... ......... St. Fraucis......................... :: 2.30 p. m. r
W. A. HOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURSe ...... ... .. .. ..N..n...... Beresford ............-...... ..... 1.30 p. m.
Arrive 8.30.H.a. m. .............. ..... .... Sanford........._. .d......_ ...... a. 9.00 8. m.
9.2S a. m...................... .... EnterprIse.................I. ...... 9.30a. m,
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO., ...... ..... .... ......................S0. Fla.R. R. Wharf.... ............... 11.00 a. m.

General Passenger and Ticket Office. 204 West Bay Slt Jacksonville

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers A. J. COLE Passenger Agent, Bowling Green, New York.M. .
H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow in*Green New York.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
CCS WEST BAY &'1 .. JACK OI TVIhLBir: A. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, i#ia.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville, Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla. '

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

11 South Delaware Avenue. Philadelphia. 5 Bowline Green New York. 3, ;
Hay, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal,

Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE.

Yggert-Rllea Fertlllier Co. j NITRATE SODA,

Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH A3"Farmers and Trackers are requested to send for my. price-list of Field and Garden Seed ..;

1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats,75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 25 anti: per i
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH, pound; Rescue Grass,30.cents per pound.

Orange FERTILIZE Tree and Vegetable KAINIT, Etc. P. F. WILSON, SEEDSMAN; .

These FerUlisera hue no superior the market and A trial will convince. '
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: .,, stand of bees will make it at little cost culations of the profits of keeping land the better. It has to be decom-
; # The hen will 'I r.::the 5 largest eggs, or trouble. poultry.In posed however, and come in contact

_t '' and the most of them, when,in Lettuce has been a profitable in green bone are found all the elements with the roots before it can become
_good condition and not over fat. that inter into the white food.Florida .
":.r$ Florida this year. E. A. Hawkins, enter plant .
_' H ; ..Between sugar cane and sugar beets, near Gainesville, says he raised overa yolk and shell of the egg, and this is d farmers should write to the

t ; : all the sugar imported into the United thousand dollars worth on a ham- reason why ground bone should enter Experiment Station, Lake City, Fla.,

.:::' .j./i.' .. ,"''. States should be grown between the mock, at a cost of not. to exceed $31 into the ration of the yard-kept fowl for Bulletin No. 35 to get
\ -fl' '" Ohio'river and the Gulf. The $100- for labor. that do not have the range for procur- information on forage crops. -
; .A* ." paid for should ing insect food. ..
000,000 sugar Small trees, in a few years, will I The velvet bean is used in some y
.4. :,- be paid to American labor. catch up with l large trees planted be- In setting strawberry plants cut off orange groves as a fertilizer. It also

The Florida Agriculturist pertinently side them, and the cost is not onehalfas about one-third of the roots. If cut makes a good fodder crop.

''.: ly asks: Why should not the razorback much. diagonally, that is nearly all the roots The Angora goat industry in Texasis
'\. domesticated and put to work on one side, and so down to merelythe
The first three commandments in taking on new life. It should receive -
in the muck bed? successful fruit growing are: ends onhe, other, they will better greater attention in Florid and

'; With so many; of the staples-sugar, Thou shalt not use poor plants. anchor the plant in the soil and give it in the southern part of all the Gulf

'" cotton, tobacco, corn, potatoes-and Thou shalt not set plants carelessly. all the advantage of the pruning. i. States. 3-

!# the cow pea and beggarweed for fodder Thou shalt use' ground until well Every farm or family garden should One hundred and twenty-five 'acres

: 'fi'T. it is wisdom to go slow on ramie, fertilized and thoroughly prepared. have a bed of strawberries. of watermelons have been protectedfrom

.:. .- 11 canaigre and other novelties till they Four hundre s" ." .. have proved to be more J profitable than ure is estimated to be worth as muchas have a greater immunity from spring winter, by earth mulch. The vines

t ; .*the. staples. ,$ 2,000 pounds of stable manure. Its frosts when planted on rolling or elevated were covered with sand, and the sand

4 :-", Too little attention is given ,by the commercial value in nitrogen, phos- land. It is true everywhere.The removed when the danger was over,

I Southern !farmer to that busy little ,insect phoric acid and potash is $20.15 per frost catches them in the valleys. or the vines left to push their way
f the h'oney bee Honey is one of ton. It is estimated that the drop- Stable manure never contains more through. Remember this-for the next

t w the luxuries that should be in every pings of one hen are worth 15 cents a plant food than when first voided-iI. and crop.-Southern Ruralist.



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