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 20, 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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o FLORIDA 20 1896. Whole No. 1428 NEW SERIES
8. Powers,Editor vol.VIUf No 25
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'!' FOR JUNE PLANTING. Orange and other Citrus trees are extensively (and successfully)planted
:;\ during the"rainy season"of summer.
Et.; We have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on spur:
t i i and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having ORANGE TREES FOR SUMMER PLANTING.Satsuma .
been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition.

b v-j-" Following varieties guaranteed true to name: orange trees,on Trifoliata stocks. Buds,2-years,branched;stocks,
Y*: RUBY BLOOD, ST. MICHAEL. 4-years, %to%inches caliper. (Also Satsumas on Sweet orange stock,same age
'.... MED. SWEET, "** NAVEL,
I" JAFPA, HART'S LATE, SATSUMA, The foregoing are a fine lot(as fine as any we ever grew),and we are offering
-,.. TANGERINE, and IIOMOSASSSA GRAPE FRUIT. : them,for summer planting only,at very low prices.

R A limited number of the famous Pineapple orange at$1.00 each THIS IS THE ONE OPPORTUNITY OF THE YEAR TO GET

[.;?: .. Can furnish Budwood of all the BUDWOOD.above named varieties except Pineapple and Tangerine. at 75, FIRST-CLASS SATSUMAS CHEAP.
and time No agents employed.
. 1000 prepaid. Order now save
:- cents per 100;95.00 per
;. for ,etc. Address .
! : Write prices HASTINGS & WYLIE,

; Interlachen, Fla. Write for prices, stating number wanted.

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"',::---..' are offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and'96,including a limited supply ol G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. .


a Also Grape Pruit, Tardifls.Magnum Bonum Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and Genuine Paper-Shell Pecans 50 cts a pound.
All Sourstocks.
common Orange,Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. on
Write for prices tot
W. %V. HTAXVreirc &S &OTC&
, Georgetown, Fla COM PEKS ,

r CO. All varieties at lowest market prices. -

f!- MERCHANTS. will keep Chickens Clean afc.a package. .
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;, bambepl s Death I II JNTERNATIONA STOCK FOOD &t
stock healthy and sans feed,,c.per


Oranges, Lemons, Pineapples, Eerly Vegetables of all Kinds. JaolIS0D'Vl11e. I1oric1s .

s No. 20 West Front Street

i'. I Ii Grocers and Commission Merchants .


I If Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
f Order supply now and make sure of it. PRICES: One pound by mail,40 cents;4 pounds, .
$1.50. By your express or freight not prepaid, 25 cents per pound in quantities of less than 200/ pounds;; Cigars Tobacco, Etc. ,. .-L k
in 200 pound lots and above 20 cents per pound. J ,
Seed free from cms,leaves and trash. By ilpoat
paid,as cents per pound; pounds,95 cent.:. By express E'lorida. '.
,ROUGH RFhfluRWrrll. or freight,not prepaid,in any quantity'15 cents JaoJrsoJ:1"\7'ille9: ...',_'. ''. ,.
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MANONGAHELA RYE..............,......$200!CABINET BOURBON... .............. ,,ib"oo
INTERLACHEN, FLA. ORANGE VALLEY................. ...... 2 00 ].MARTIN RYE.................__.....:300 i
SPRINGVALLEY......... ................. s 501 VIRGINIA GLADES........................? 4 00
49Send: for our Illustrated Catalogue. BALTIMORE CORN.......2 00 OLD BOURBON................... ..... Sao
NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............. 256 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................. 500 4
ARCHIBALD, 300 OLD BAKER......... ......................500
JOHN L. MARVIN President JUDGE R. B. Vice President.H. CLIFTON MONTROSE VELVET RYE..........__.. 6 oo
T. BAYA. Assistant ashler. JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office
Cashier. CAPITAL $100,000. money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O.D. Remit with order.A .
complete price-list Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application.



Respectfully solicits you Deposits,Collections and General FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANG .

:Banking Business. .
An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the s
best advantage.-AUTHORlZED CAPITAL,1300.000.) >
Depositors offered every facility: which their balances BOX MATERIAIf-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on '
warrant. order. Write for price list and terms.
business and responsibility .
GEO. R.FAIRBANKS, President. C.F. A.BIELBY,Vice-president.
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00 ALBERT M.IVES.Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER. Secretary. ..a
UP. DIRECTORS-Geo.R.:Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G.HIM,Bradford; Dr.E.E.Pratt
PER YEAR, Hillsboro Co.: John Fabyan Lake Co.:Hy Crutcher Orange Co.;Dr.D.O.Davies.Nassau Co.;
J.D.Mead,Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. G.Sampson, Marion Co.; C.V.Hillyer,
DIRECTO1sf Marion Co.;John )I. Bryan,OsceoU Co.; Holmes Erwin. Putnam Co.; M.S.Moremanr. St..
Chas. Marvin Johns Co.; C.F.A.Bielby Volusia Co.;J. C.Pelot,Manatee Co.
; John L..Marvin, Church Anderson Judge R. B.Archibald, Address all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla Stencili,
W. M. Davidson,
H. T. Baya
Dr. H. Robinson. with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application. fC

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[ ';' -- Sheep Raising In the South. I tened make the best bacon and hamsto

L In corrspondence with sheepmen t be found, but it does not pay to "

. ;all through the South, I was pleased fatten them when the cost comparedwith "DAISY"
the other day to "run right up against"a fattening the improved breeds is THE PLOWI

Florida planter. This gentleman taken into consideration, yet no hog

shows how sheep are "handled" there. owner is inclined to buy a finely bred

-,' They are on the range the year round, boar and turn him into the woods.

r; and never get any dry feed,other hay, It is true that there are vast areas

'fodder or grain, yet "they are always of open land in the South which fur- An Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry
fat. Some owners do not see their nish excellent for
z summer pasture Grower Should Have.
.sheep for months, and still they do cattle, and the crops of hog mast sup-
not stray far. They do not have to, ply abundant hog feed for many
for there is enough for them to eat
months in the year, yet the effort to
everywhere. There are no particular utilize these supplies of stock feed is a
sheep diseases in all the South; and I most expensive policy. It causes

[ may say, anywhere else where theycan stock owners to neglect them, and no
have access to pine browse. Pine improvement will be made until the '".,.'

t is death to all internal sheep parasites. i free range system is abolished, then :'
r A profitable business could be donein lands will be fenced and owners will

Florida growing young lambs for quickly find that it costs no more to
the numerous winter resorts. This I
produce a steer weighing 1200 poundsat
branch of the business is now almost
three years old than it does to produce
wholly neglected. Sanatarium and
r' a scrub weighing 500 pounds at
, hotel keepers cannot get this kind of ,the same age.
lamb for their tables. I am not certain -
An of what follows
example a
but believe that according to the
change from free range to pasturing is
l last census there were but about nineteen <
found in Texas. No state in the
thousand sheep in all of Florida.
J Union has improved the quality of its
If one does not desire to far
J so
cattle i Under the free ;
more rapidly.
: south to locate, he can find good land ranchmen would d" TIm
l range system many
cheap all the
very way along up not buy improved bulls, and this pre-
the seacost line to Virginia.
t vented others from doing so. When
where along this route he could
the lease system was introduced and The best Tool for intensive culture saves the of
ship dressed lambs in winter to ; expenses a horse;
the lands fenced, the ranchmen invar- does the work how and where
Florida or New York. Farms are all just you want it done.
became the of
buyer improvedbulls
the from three to thirty dollarsan
way and today Texas is one of the
acre. Cotton went down, slaverywas largest producers of the best gradesof Thousands of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by band.
abolished, and the present gene- corn and cottonseed fed cattle. This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and
ration was left with too much land in- with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers.
All over the South cattle and hogsrun
dividually. When I
contemplate so
at large, and travelers can recall

and many a good fortune chances, I almost to secure wish I a was farm a instances engines killing of delayed one connections or the other.-from Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow.Given .

boy again.-Galen Wilson in Farm Industrial American.
and Fireside.
..,.,.. with this paper to our subscribers for one year for $5:00: f. o. b. at our

Razor-Back Hogs. A Pen Picture of Cloudland. Storeroom.FARMER
The stock laws in many of the ,
Southern states, which permit all Judge Wright, Secretary of the Ten- JACK ONVILLTLE, I'I4A.

kinds of live stock to run at large, are nessee Press Association, which body
not to the best interests of the people. holds their next session at Cloudland N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
Hotel henceforth be conducted in nection with the paper. Write us for terms.
Where stock runs loose on a range it .
is not practical for ,an owner to at- connection with "The Highland," In-

tempt to improve the breed by using terlachen, Florida, thus pen-pictures a
high grade sires, and in this alone the scene from the other side of the shower: WHY ?

South is annully losing millions of "One frequently looks down upon a .

dollars. It is the poor beef quality of dozen or more thunder storms raging Go on "Niggering the Corn off the Cob, Blistering your Hands and
the cattle that makes the Southern in the valleys below while the hotel
Wearing the Skin off? Buy a
cities the best markets for Chicago stands in the bright sunshine, and as

dressed meat. It is also lack of im the storm breaks and the sun drops CYCLONE" CORN SHELLER.SEVERAL
provement that makes the South sucha through the rifts in the clouds and .

rich field for the manufacturers of lights up the dark valley, the scene is REASONS WHY YOU

imitation butter and condensed milk. entrancingly beautiful. As the storm SHOULD HAVE ONE.

." A shorthorn bull introduced into a ceases and the clouds, relieved of all
::: community would quickly change the the dark water, fill the valleys to the -

beef, milk and butter qualities of the brim with pure white masses of cloud, ting It is out fully of order warranted by any against fair usage.breaking or jet

cattle. This could and would be tinged with roseate hues of the setting It takes less power to do the same amount of
done except for the laws which per sun, the tops of the highest peaks ap a work made.than any other machine of its size ever

mit stock to run loose on the range. pearing like islands above the frozensea There is no time lost after you are through
.. An owner will not buy improved 1 while heavy, white, fleecy forms e = shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
bulls because his neighbor, who does standup like icebergs from within the \ _+ corn cob,drops as the the machine corn in takes the box the or corn basket all ,off takes the

not value improved blood enough to frozen ocean, the slowly moving dots the cob on around and throws it off at the back.
'' _= By:a little practice with it you can easily shell
pay for it, would reap the advantage of white clouds looking like white bears -- =- = one bushel of ears in about minutes or less.
from such an investment. Change roaming around the ice fields,the slow- -- The shelter is small but It will do the work of
= many a larger machine.
.: the laws and require cattle to be kept ly moving mass pours into another val. The spring can be adjusted to any tension required
in pastuees, and the scrubs of today plley like a frozen waterfall, and the and can be loosened when not in use,thus
avoiding chance of ita
will quickly be replaced by betterblood. sounds of muffled sighings and moan A sheller any wrench accompanies: giving out. machine.
ings fill the air as though the hand of I II I every

': The same conditions that have prevented God had upturned the cloud an dpersonally manufacturer: of this machine is rated in the Commercial: Agencies tit (125,000 and is
known to the Editor to be a responsible man. The
the improvement of cattle buried the dead storm there. Again,
k have filled the woods of the Southern the peaks, domes and minarets of f CYCLONE CORN SHELLER

states with the razorback hogs, with clouds half lighted by the declining is not a worthless claptrap affair,but has genuine merit.
Retail price $ .co. Given with the paper one year for$4.00 or as 'premium for three new
snouts long enough to root for a living sun,half hidden in golden mist, enableone subscribers at '2.00 each. Address all orders to

and legs long enough to outrun to look far away and realize the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER

p ., the negroes. These hogs when fat-t glories of 'the land of Beulah.' laOlc on.v11Ie, P'is3.,

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Tobacco. Remedios leaf? General \Yeyler's Grafting Orange Trees.In larger top than the buds do, and expose -
decree said nothing about Remedios, a letter to the''Agriculturist," Mr. a much larger surface to the.
and that type of leaf may still be exported D. W. Adams gives this additional information wind.We
How to Save. Seed.It from Cuba. That is, if any : all know that our best, largest
is not advisable to save seed from Remedios can be found on the island.It While attending the last meeting of and most vigorous buds are more apt
any plant of the Vuelta Abajo type, is said by importers that that will be the State Horticultural Society I was I to be blown out than the feeble ones.
except such as are grown from seed very difficult,if not impossible,becausethe not a little surprised to notice that the Liability to be blown down in youthis
imported. This variety deterioratesafter market in Havana has been swept impression prevailed to a considerableextent not a sign of weakness but is an

the third year. Seed from Flor- bare.Verily that grafting the orange is a new evidence of vigor.As .
ida grown plants, i.e., second or thirdyear's the tobacco famine is on I thing; that when grafting instead of a matter of fact a graft insertedin
product, should be gatheredfrom ..,--. budding is done, especially on large the top of a stump under the strong
the suckers or ratoon sprouts, Spain has wisely yielded to the stumps, it is in the nature of an experi thick bark makes a stronger union
after the original plant has been cut. representations made by Secretary ment, and the result is in doubt. with the stock than a sprout that
It is best to save seed from the very Olney relative to the Cuban tobacco What some very intelligent men forces itself through a little pinholein
latest planting, as the boll worm is crops, and the $1,500,000 worth of have since published leads me to be- the bark. The cion lifts the strong
more apt to attack the early planting.I : the leaf already paid for is being hur- lieve that such impressions are more bark and has unobstructed oppor-
find also that clay land, of sub- ried out of the country as fast as it general than I thought possible.The tunity 'to buttress outward and side-
stratum of clay near the surface is the can be shipped. Not until the last grafting. of the orange is not a ways along the edge of the stump.
best for seed plants as iron oxide seems pound of it has left the island will the new thing. It is not at all an exper- The sprout which has come out
necessary to the seed hulls. embargo go into effect, so far as we iment. It is not the "Adams way." through the little pinhole in the barkis
One good plant should yield one- are concerned. Thereafter, if Gener- It has been practiced for ages. It hedged all about by the strong bark
half ounce of seed. It is well to Weyler enforces,, it he is welcome.We has been practiced in a limited, but which often nearly strangles it. It is
watch for the boll worm and use Paris shall simply smoke the Key West wholly successful way for many yearsin not uncommon to see such a sprout
green mixed with flour and to prune article and exclude the manufactured Florida. About Ocala it has been one-half inch in diameter which is
the heads of superfluous blossoms.- Havana cigar. Perhaps Florida will very considerably done with satisfac- only one-fourth inch in diameter whereit
Prof. F. B. Moodie in Bartow give up trying to raise oranges and tory results. goes through the bark.
Courier. raise tobacco.-N. Y. Advertiser. About 1879 or 1880 while the la
The liability to be blown out by the
mented Mr. Bidwell had a nursery at
The Tobacco Famine Is On. And it may be further stated as a Arlington, near Jacksonville, I got wind of grafts and buds of the same
size is about the the budis
The steamship Seguaranca reached fact that though the import of every some trees of him and cut up the lops same though
slightly weaker. The scion is in-
New York from Cuban and Mexican sprig of Havana wrapper leaf has for buds.
serted under thick unbroken bark
ports on June 8, with 1,018 bales of been stopped, the New England wrap- Many of my trees would not peel is inserted in cleft or a
wedge firmly a tight
Havana, wtth which she loaded her- per leaf will not benefit by it to the readily (in February) so I cut the obstinate while bud is stuck the out-
a simply on
self at Havana prior to the going into tune of a fraction of a cent. The ones down and grafted them.
side of the wood and the bark over it
effect of General Weyler's decree prohibiting benefit will accrue principally to the They grew quite as well, and made
But bear mind
further exports of tobacco Sumatra, possibly also to the Florida, quite as good trees as those budded; split open. always in
that neither knits heals to the
ever or
grown in the provinces of Pinar del Mexico, Texas and California leaf. though, of course, the thriftiest trees old wood.
Rio and Havana. This is the last tobacco The New England leaf, thanks to the had been budded and only those not
of that description which will McKinley rate of duty, has ceased to starting thriitily remained to be grafted.In AU that holds the bud in place is the
reach New York for many a day to be in the race for available wrapper 1886 I had many lemon trees new growth, and all that holds the
come. leaf as an indispensable factor.U.S. killed. Some of these I cut into the scion is the old wedge, old bark and

On :Monday last a U. S. Tobacco Tobacco Journal. ground and grafted, while others were new growth. Therefore, the one that
Journal reporter called upon Senor A. .....- allowed to sprout and the sprouts grows the most rapidly will make the
Baldasano, Consul-General of Spainto A quantity of Sumatra tobacco seedat budded. In 1895, when killed again, most new wood and bark and soonest
the United States. The reporterhad this office at the command of all the grafted trees were double the size covers the gaping wounds.
been invited to meet Senor Jose comers. Same of this has been suc- of those budded in the sprout, and The reason that grafts grow so much
Collazo, Secretary of the Finances of cessfully sprouted and grown.- were nearly as large as those which stronger than buds is that grafting is
Cuba. Senor Collazo does not peak Braidentown Journal. had not been killed down at all. done while trees are dormant and we
English, and so Senor Baldasano actedas Doubt has been expressed about the all know that if a tree is cut down
interpreter between him and the The number and location of cigar propriety of uniting young cions to while dormant it grows up again with
reporter.As manufactories in Florida, May 19, are the old wood of a stump. No one much more vigor than when cut du r
the result of the conference the as follows : Key West, 169 ; Tampa, need be uneasy about that. It is ing active growth. Indeed many tree
U. S. Tobacco Journal is authorizedto 97; West Tampa, 34 ; Port Tampa, 8 ; an impossibility to graft young woodon will die outright if cut down during
make the following announce- Ocala, 24; Jacksonville, 22; Ybor City to old wood. It can't be done. active growth.
ment : 9 ; Quincy, 8 i Pensacola and Punta Grafting can only be done on the Budding cannot be done when trees
"You may say to the members of Gorda, 7 each; Lake City, 6; St. Au outside Of a stump adjoining the bark, are dormant but we must wait till the
the tobacco trade in the United States," gustine, 5 ; Tallahassee, 4 ; Chipley, and everybody knows that at that "bark will slip" and consequently we
said Senor Collazo, speaking as plainly Ft. Myers, Gainesville, Sanford and point the wood of the stump is are obliged to cut them down in the
as possible, "that the exportation to West Palm Beach, 3 each ; Bartow, no older than the young scion we growing season. This is a severe
the United States of tobacco grown in Brooksville, Cedar Keys, Fernandina, insert. shock to their vitality and a more
the provinces of Pinar del Rio and Green Cove Springs, Leesburg, Montague But young or old a scion or bud feeble growth is the result.I .
Havana ceased on May 26. It ceasedfor I Orlando, Palatka, 2 each; Cot I never unites with the wood of the before spoke of the great differ
good." ton Hill, Colony, Fleming, Dade City, ; stock.If ence between the big stumps which I
From other sources it is learned that DeFuniak Springs, DeLand, Eustis, the cambium layers of scion and grafted in 1886 and those which were
the determination of the authoritiesin Ferdinand, Fort Brooke, Grand Ridge, stock are in close contact, circulationof budded on sprouts. There was fully
Spain to permit no further exporta- Havana, Kissimmee; Lakeland, Sago, sap continues and a new layer of three years difference in the result in
tion of wrapper leaf from Cuba is in Macclenny, Malabar, Manatee, Midway wood is formed outside the cut woodof favor of the grafts. They bore heavy
flexible. The penalties against smug New Smyrna. Olive, Orange scion or bud and encloses it. Butit crops as any trees on my place and not
gling such leaf are made as severe as Lake, Plant City, Port Orange, never heals. It never knits. The one of them ever showed the least
. possible. In case of an attempt to Rhodes, Seffner, San Antonio,Sneads, little wedge of the scion and the little weakness at the point where grafted.
" smuggle such leaf and information is Starke, Tavares, Tarpon Springs, slab of the bud will remain there in They were perfectly satisfactory in
lodged with the authorities, the entire Waveland Waukeenah, i each. side the tree absolutely unhealed.Not every way. Since then I have beenin
shipment will be seized and sold, one- even the cut edges of the bark the habit of grafting large citrus
half the proceeds to go to the informer Black and blue are the colors in unite-but new layers of bark are when I wish to change the variety.I .
and the other one half to the Government which the "Negro's Friend" is pub- formed inside the bark of the scionor much prefer this mode of chang--
lished at Eatonville. It made its appearance bud and stock and the old cuts of ing large trees to budding in the
Moreover, detected smugglers will yesterday and is a four column the barks are crowded outward till disposed branches. Done in February or late
,. be dealt with summarily. If convicted folio, published by Arthur C. of in nature's good time, as all in January it is much less trouble,
I they will be sent to one of the penal Everett, a white man in a town built old effete bark is. makes a more symmetrical tree and a
colonies maintained by Spain in Africa and governed by colored people, he Grafts are more liable to be blown more vigorous growth.
"' there'to serve out a five years' being the only white resident there- down while young than buds, because Of course such a very strong growth
sentence at hard labor. Orlando Reporter. they make a much more vigorous and must be held up till the wood hardensTI"



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Gr. Ober & Sons Co. BALTIMORE, Md.

Special Brands for Special Crops



Coming inloh State since tIlt freeze, and finding that the Condition of the Farmers demands that manufacturers should be content with
moderate profits, we are offering our High Grade Bone Fertilizers at Six to Seveu Dollars per Ion less than our Northern Competitors, and in every case our
guarantees of grade ate higher. Our Goods are made from the purest and lest malenals and cannot be sold at the prices at which some local dealers are
vending goods made from cheaper sources, but results considered, ours will be found cheapest in the end. Agricultural chemicals, embracing Ammoniates,
Potash, Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, etc., supplied at market rates.
Read our Circulars. Try our Goods. See local agents or address

PEY JW. DeliEOfl

Jacksonville, Fla.

We refer to the Commissioners of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee,etc.,
etc., as to the reliability of our guarantees and our general standing.
In a number of these States we have done business for forty years.

and becomes strong enough to stand sides the time occupied in transit they reason at all, why a grape vine of any cellent time to do this. I look out now
alone. lay four days in a hot, unventilated variety, tame or wild, may not safely on a fine young mulberry tree (wild
Grafting the orange is not an experime room-a severe test of their shipping be cut back. Some of our cultivated stump) which I cut back in July, and
t. qualities. (With the exception of a few varieties have already grown this sea- budded to the Downing in August, ten
*H4> they were still in eating condition, son more than fifteen (feet and will buds out of eleven living and now
A New Seedling Peach. but the freshness of the flavor still grow on until November or later. fruiting, twig that.
Editor Farmerand Fruit-Grower: was gone. The variety has all the As evidence that the scuppernongwill S. W. CARSON.
By to-day's mail I send you a sam external characteristics of the Peento, still live and bear fruit under cut- Frost Proof, Fla.Shipping.
pie of a new seedling peach, which but it has a distinguishing excellencenot ting back, and that heavily too, there ...
owing to its handsome appearance and belonging to the parent, in being was a vine which I planted and culti- Pears.
good qualities I have named Alice I I wholly freestone. The seed is round vated myself until the stem was fouror Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.I .
Bennett, in honor of Hon. W. M.Bennett's and very small, only a little larger six inches in circumference a foot or write to ask a little advice in re-
youngest daughter. Please than a good-sized currant. It sug- more above the ground, and after I gard to the best manner of disposingof
test carefully and give opinion and gests the question whether a seedless left the place it was cut back to a my pears, as you are much better
description through the FRUIT peach will not be produced eventually.Flesh stump about seven or eight feet high posted in that line than I am. I thinkI
GROWER. The tree is a most vigorous yellow and melting-evidently and the following season it threw outa will have over one hundred. bushels,
grower, having made from three to had been delicious. No bitterness. top sufficient to bear half a bushelor and they are smooth and perfect and
five times the growth of of the of choice
any more fruit which made will soon be ready to ship. I think it
eighty trees on my place. Owing to Letter From Polk County. jelly unequalled by any. As to further probable that there is one thousand .
the long drouth I have no doubt the Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: crops on it I have learned nothing. bushels on the trees about Manville
fruit is smaller than it would have I have noticed of late in your columns But, I have a fine young vine now on but none of us know what to do with
been. The foliage is so dense as to several items of interest on the a trellis which I will test fairly, be- them. Last -wrote
hide most of the fruit.HORACE scuppernong grape and being inter- ginning the coming winter and I haveno neighbor to ship in boxes to them and my
D. WILLIAMS. ested to some extent in its culture for fears of success, and believe that they could get fancy prices so
Bloomfield, Fla. twenty five years in South Florida, I the fruit will be finer and more abundant neighbor went to Palatka and ordered my
The fruit. came up to the brag. must be allowed some claim, it would in proportion to the fruiting sur extra choice boxes cut and dressed,
Though under-sized, from the reasons seem, to advance some items of inter- face. then picked none but the choicest fruit,
above given,it was of excellent quality; est in its management. But as a gen' TRANSPLANTING VINES AND TREES. wrapped every one, and shipped -
juicy and melting; flavor sub acid and tleman quoted from in Mississippi in As to this matter I have five scup- one hundred boxes of as choice
sprightly, wholly free from bitterness; one of your late issues hit so nearly on pernong vines now growing nicely pears as could be found. They reached
flesh slightly clinging to.the. stone; my views and experience, I will only which I cut back two years ago to in a short time, then my
color .white and pink; form of the add a few items which I think may short stubs in July, and in August neighbor could hear nothing from
conventional Persian type, with noth i .be of some interest. when the young shoots began to showon them for three months, when they no-
ing about it to suggest the Oriental Ths general opinion is that they them I took them up and transplanted tified him that he owed them $8. He
types. A very satisfactory. peach. will not bear cutting back as the them, and I have never seen don't think he will ship any this season
Another Seedling Peach. other cultivated varieties. On this I vines live better. I thus treated five, and none of us know what is bestto
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower differ with all holding the opinion; forI and they all lived transplanted in August do now we have raised the fruit.
: have never known, nor heard of one -don't forget it. And at this I also have ten or twelve bushels of
I am propagating a free-stone cultivator who has made fair of time of
a test most our cultivated varietiesare Kelsey plums; the trees are so loaded
Peento peach that I think is destinedto it; and, who has? Now, as far as the flourishing "to the manner born" the limbs lie on the ground. They
become the leading peach of South disposition or nature in any of the on wild roots, which I cut back in the will not be ready for several weeks yet.
Florida, though the samples sent you varieties, either tame or wild, aside same way in the woods, during Julyor Will also have a few bushels of grapes
today are not as good as usual, for the from the scuppernong, all are provento August, and just as soon as the to sell Delaware, Clinton Hartford.
reason the trees were very full and spread at large. Where would any sprouts started anew I took them up etc., so any information you can give
the drouth has prevented their grow- of the cultivated varieties not go to or and put them in order by the trellis, will be thankfully received.
ing or maturing.: With a favorable grow to if never cut back and encour- and of more than a doxen I never lost WM. L. ORANGE.
season they are much larger and finer. aged by a trellis as the scuppernong one. All done in the summer. Mannville, Fla.
Let them get mellow and you will isVe have several of the culti- And
now, as to waiting until winterto Ship your pears in the ventilatedfruit
note the good old Georgia flavor and vated varieties on our place and transplant trees of any variety, I barrels, flour barrel size, manu
the absence of the usual bitter in the thousands of wild vines all over the would never,do so if ready to plant. I factured by the Basket and Veneer
Peento strain. I would like your opinion woods and on the board and wire would simply cut them back and trim :I Company, Warnell, Fla. They cost,
on it expressed through the F. fencing around our fields and grounds, off all limbs, and watch them until the we believe, thirty cents apiece. You
& F. G. C. A. BOONE. and anywhere they grow they attain to new shoots started and at once take need not wrap the pears. Ship by At-
Orlando, Fla. the length of twenty-five feet and up and transplant, nor would I leave lantic Coast Dispatch.We .
The peaches, unfortunately, arrived often more in one year. A dispositionto one old leaf on them for a week after have entire confidence in the
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rsonal experience with them. Last types that can be recommended.The bearing very early. They should Before the advent of the blight the
year was an exceptional season for native seedlings seem to be of the certainly be planted for family use, difficulty was not iu growing the pears,
pears, the first time in a decade when Spanish type, and some of them are and perhaps in a limited way for mar- but in finding a market far them. This
they have failed to pay fair profits. of considerable value. The tree of ket, but always with the full under. difficulty is not likely to increase.
Everybody made a failure on pears the Peentotype is sufficiently vigo- standing that they will probably be The LeConte and Kieffer, while not
last year. You have no particular rea- rous, but it blooms in midwinter, and short lived, and that sudden failure is first-class in quality are, when properly
son to be discouraged. only in exceptional seasons does the liable at any time. handled, really much better than they
Gather your first pears as soon as fruit escape being killed by frost. PEARS. have been given credit for; and theyare
the stem will break square off at the The ordinary Northern varieties of Pears have been tested some- rapidly gaining a recognized placein
shoulder when turned to one side. Go the Alexander and Crawford types, what iar ely, forty-two varieties the markets of the country. The
over the trees several times, each time on the contrary, do not bloom until having been planted, including typesof rapid spread of the blight through the
gathering the largest and ripest. : April, long after danger from frost is the American, European and Orien- whole South has served to discourage
Handle and sort as carefully as you I past, but the trees lack vitality. Thisis tal sorts. The northern and European planting, and the supply of the fruit is
would oranges. I especially true of the flower buds, varieties are not well suited to this not likely to increase in the near
Wrap the plums and ship them in many of which die without opening, climate, as they bloom late, and in future. Notwithstanding the danger
the six-basket crate used for tomatoes. and those which bloom seldom mature various ways show that they are out from blight the Oriential pears offer
You can procure these from the same fruit.The of their latitude. It is still an open one of the best fields for commercial _
company peach borer is very abundantand question whether any of them will fruit growing.
Ship the grapes in the same pack. destructive, and the ordinary recommended prove permanently successful, and .
ages. The Hartford and the Delawareare remedies seem to be entirely they should be planted only in an ex Freight Rates on Melons.
not very good shipping varieties. inadequate for its control. The perimental way. The Oriental varieties
They fall off the stems so much. We curculio is also very abundant, but on the contrary, are perfectly at The melon growers of Florida,
know nothing as to'the shipping qualities perhaps no more so than in many home. They grow freely and bear Georgia and other Southern States
of the Clinton. other peach-growing sections. In soils abundantly and regularly. So far have been for several years asking the
... infested with the root gall nematode there has been no trouble] from either railroad transportation companies to
Fruits for the Gulf Coast II.
peaches suffer severely, seeming to be scab (Fusicladium,) leaf-blight (Ento- reduce their freight rates, but the companies
PEACHES. I more seriously injured by this worm mospora,) or the codlin moth. Upto have declined on the groundthat
Our experience with peaches on the than any other fruit, except perhapsthe the spring of 1894 the same could melons being perishable the companies
coast soil has been more uncertainand fig. Many trees have been observed have been said of the blight, but in would be liable to large lossesif
contradictory than with any other affected by what some writes have that season the form known as the shipments should spoil on the
fruit The trees are usually very short called "crown gall." This is a wart- "blossom blight" suddenly appearedin way, and the consignees refuse to receive -
lived, and are subject to many diseases like growth, sometimes as large as a the LeContes in many scattered them on their arrival here.
but occasionally trees may be goose egg, occurring on the larger localities, and badly damaged bearing Many growers say that if the compa-
found twenty years old which are still roots, on the crown, or on the trunk orchards. It appeared again in 1895, nies would consent to a freight reduc-
thrifty and able to bear good crops. above the ground. Its cause has not though less virulently, and promisesto tion of 20 per cent they would willing.
One large orchard planted near us been determined. It interferes with become a permanent menace to the ly prepay the freight in full, which
grew fairly well for four or five years the nutrition of the tree, and in ex pear industry. The long blooming would amply guarantee the companies
and then suddenly died without having treme cases kills it outright. Treesare period at the South gives this dreaded against i all!l possible loss. If some amicable
ever produced a crop. In other often defoliated after midsummerby disease a very serious advantage, as adjustment is not soon made,
cases trees have borne abundant cropsin the leaf rust (Puccinia pruna-s ;'l()- Waite's careful investigations for the many of the largest growers have expressed -
two years from planting. Of sa), and another fungus, CtrcosportllaPcrsica U. S. Department of Agriculture have their determination to aban-
seventy eight trees planted on the forming a white, mouldlike shown us that the germs are carried to don the raising of melons. It now
station grounds in 1891 there are now growth on the leaves, often contributesto the flowers by bees and other insects, costs the Florida and Georgia growers
. about a dozen in fairly good condition the same same result. Gummosist where they find in the nectar a culture from $120 to$150 per carload to place
another dozen which are quite an obscure disease in which blisters medium exactly suited to their their melons in the market, and there
sickly, and all the others have died. filled with gum from under the bark rapid growth and multiplication. At have been instances in which the cost
Success or failure seems to depend on the trunk and large branches, is the North, where all varieties bloomat was much higher. It certainly is a
largely on the local character of the quite common and very destructive.Its practically the same time and are cause for regret that some agreement
soil. Only well drained land with a cause is not well understood, but it out of bloom in a week or ten days, cannot be reached between the growers -
good yellew'or red clay subsoil should seems to be connected with a general there is not time for such serious and the carriers by which this .
... be selected for planting; on wet land, physiological disturbance of the tree. damage to be done. On the coast, popular and healthy fruit could be
which has a white sandy subsoil, fail Notwithstanding this formidablelist with a succession of varieties, they brought here at rates of transportation
, ure is certain. The varieties, too, of diseases and difficulties some will be blooming during nearly or sufficiently low to enable it to be soldat .
must be selected with great care, and I fine peaches have been grown on the quite two months,and the chances for prices cheap enough to place it
' it is only those of the Chinese Cling, of I coast. When first planted the trees the spread of the infection are much easily within the reach of all classes .,
the Honey,and perhaps of the Spanish grow very rapidly, and they come into greater. of consumers.-N. Y. Tribune. _...._- # .'/
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Irrigation and Protection.Editor given in the report of the Agricultural about two feet high, and generallysome

Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Experiment Stations of the
Universityof little time before it blooms at

Irrigation is the only means of California for 1894-5, in an articleon all. If any one could see some of --------------------------------------
saving Florida as a semi-tropical fruit Canaigre by Prof. E. W. Hilgard: I the beggarweed hay in my barns now, Edited by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka Fla.

country. Protection by cheap cloth "As regards climate, it should be understood they would not wonder that all kindsof

frames, and by Spanish moss screens that, in California, the stock were so eager for it. I want Hens vs. Cows Again.I .

would appear to be the best frost protectors plant starts its growth from the root nothing better for feeding
or rather
green was
surprised to read the
or even Spanish moss as a with the first rains, in October or dry, than this same Florida clover.It M ajor's
comments the lIen
mulch. I speak I November, reaches bloom about the on vs.
feelingly as lost is not half the work to make Cow
question. Therein
j 500 by the frosts of 189495.It end of January or first part of February good hay of it as it it is to cure the so he owns that he is failure find that
would be better for perfects its seeds about up a in
my fellow April, much lauded cow pea, and it's twiceas raising hens the first time
sufferers if those "in the know" would and dies down to the ground in May\ good after you get it.-C. H. Ward member that he I re-

indicate the hardy frost resisting fruits varying according to the winter tem- in Southern Ruralist. defeat in ever acknowledged

and vegetables which could be safely perature and the advent of spring -.m-.. anything in the farm line, as
surely a farm without hens
grown out of doors for the early warmth. It is not, therefore, to be When creamery butter is selling at He would be

Northern markets, leaving the tender expected that it will make a normal 15 cents a pound, the law requiring incomplete.another fact opens my eyes alsoto
he is
varieties for full-pockets; thus beginners growth where the ground freezes in oleo-margarine to be sold under its own when it a scrub man

would stand a better chance of winter, although like some other cul- name is in place. comes to hens; but cows area

coming out "on the top" as time went ture plants, it may be able to adapt Filled cheese, made of cottonseedoil them different he kind of a critter and in
itself to a different regime so long as hog's lard and skim milk is indigestible thoroughbreds. You'rewrong
on.Mr.. Adams is the root is not frosted. We have Major, you should take the
right, experiments not, and not fit to eat. A recent whole

should be conducted by trained ex as yet, any definite data as to what l law taxes and fines it, we hope, to business hog, or in none it ; there is no halfway
perts under government auspices, and amount of winter cold will kill the death. The farmer should be protected to, vote you either got

the rank and file of the growers root, except that a letter received in making real butter and real j in, the straight or we don't want you
primaries the
should keep to the strict letter of the from Arthur Stayner, Esq., of SaltLake t cheese. I reckon see point?

bulletins until have sufficient City, informs that Major, that if you had
they us canaigreroots Scolding the children will do no taken that
$150 recovered
spare cash to lose in speculation, i.i e. planted in the fall of 1894, lived good. The father or mother who has the railroad for you from
depriving of the
experiment.An through the winter when the lowest you
lost control is very likely to indicate i it profit of that Durham cow, and placed

article in your paper addressed temperature reached was about zero, by scolding. Swearing is bad, but not it in thoroughbred fowls would
to beginners the and in April you
on above lines by an were growing finely. much
worse, nor more receive more returns and in less than
expert, describing a cheap method of A former resident of New Mexico,,
whom Egg shells are porous, and the eggs half the time than you would to reinvest -
watering a ten acre lot, wholesale we consulted, states that a zero
should be cleaned it in beef.
of all outside filthto At the price mentioned
without piping, would greatly assist temperature is not at all uncommon i in
prevent the contamination of theircontents. in your article how would it
others, as well as yours faithfully, that territory; and on the plateaus i in buy? A hundred hens. Of
the southern of it course
JOHN W. DAVIES. part where canaigreis
The acreage of strawberries in Florida the breeder would throw in enough
England.P. mostly, the thermometer i in
winter this year is estimated by the Farmerand good; roosters to mate your hens on
Could marks
( frequently .
you give a monthly 10
Fruit Grower at twelve to fourteen such an order. We will
suppose you
early and late list of vegetables and ...
hundred acres. With assured good[ bought America's favorite, the Plymouth
fruits in
season in the North
as a guideto Curing Beggar Weed Hay.
transportation service Rock let's how
at 5 cents a ; see many eggs
it would assist
growers, (
in understanding and acting us greatly the WINTER PARK, FLA., May 6, '96. quart, which which would practicallyyield ( you could count on-less those set.

upon $400 a car or upwards, the acreage Allowing fifteen eggs for incubating
excellent market reports.J. DEAR SIR:-I want to say to your would be increased fourfold and j for each hen, 15x100=1,500, besides

. W. DAVIES. readers, and especially to Dr. Troup the berries find a quick market i in which they should shell out 60 more,
that there is no more troubleto
Northern cities. the
average number of for
Hardiness of Canaigre.Editor eggs a
and make first
Farmer and Fruit-Grower: cure class hay of The product of the cows of the Plymouth Rock being placed at 175.

There is one thing I want to learn the there Florida is in clover(beggar weed) than United States in milk, butter and 160x100=16,000, valued at i34 cent
about canaigre before I engage in cultivating 1 north curing of making good cheese is estimated at five hundred each, $240.00. And right here let me
hay out their red clover.
it, and that one thing I do not drawback have million dollars. The average product say, that at that price they are nearly

find stated in all the articles you have only we here is in i from each cow is $12 to $15. fifty per cent cheaper thanlbeefcomparing | -

printed about it or in all other :. generally having our rainy season .... the nutritive values that chemists

readings. How about its hardiness my ? about the time we want to make hay. A new way to protect watermelonsfrom allow each. An egg is a small thing,

The greatest mistake most of us makeis coons-four-legged is but its
Will it stand our climate in North coons- to contents are mightily concen
Florida? in not having our ground seeded wrap them in newspaper.Ianatee trated, it being one of nature's laws
thickly enough to make the stalks Advocate.
A. L. CAMPBELL. that the egg should not only contain

.St. Nicholas, Duval Co., Fla. grow small but thick and then in not A Palmetto tomato grower last season the embryo chick, but also the food

cutting it soon enough. My experience produced 600 crates of tomatoes to sustain life. The comparative valueof
The following brief information is is that it should be
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one dozen eggs contain as much nutri-- day, and a few scraps from the table, eating is to be continually on the go, Lands for- .
tive value as three pounds of beef. not many. I keep plenty of fresh wa- digging and chasing about for the va-

Therefore if eggs at 270 per dozen area ter for them, and they seem to be do- riety she craves-a bug here, a seed Lemons
pretty poor ration, what's the matter ing very nicely. I get from five to there and a sprig of grass over yonder. ,
with 38c worth of good porterhousesteak nine eggs each day.I While she is eating continually, her
that does'nt contain any more have never been in the poultry crop seldom gets filled until night. Grape
food value than the 270 worth of Business before,and what little I know How different from the usual methodof .
I[ have learned through the Poultry a man in feeding his fowls; he
eggs.Now you have got your eggs, the Department of the Florida FARMERAND throws the feed down in a bunch, and and inea
next thing is to get your chicks. If FRUIT GROWER. I have a sandy probably in liberal quantities (too 1
you are right expert you ought to raise location for my poultry yard, and a much, most likely); the fowls fill up ina
about two-thirds as many chicks as you good coop, a nice shade tree. I wantto few minutes and then seek a quiet Brevar Dade ;
set eggs, one thousand, which at ten know if my chickens will do well place to take a nap until feeding time ,
months old should average eight Fed on bran, and if they will lay\ well, comes around again, literally drunk I
pounds per head, or in round numbers and, if not, what shall I buy to feed and stupefied on an oversupply at one In order to I I
Iooox8-8ooo pounds. They oughtto them on. I am goiug to plant Kaffir time. And yet people wonder why ture of Citrus I
be worth seven cents per pound live corn this week for them. I have no they don't get eggs; it is lack of exer- counties named,

weight. 8,000x7-$36o.oo, at which feed only what I buy. I have four cise.If FLORIDA
price you could not afford to sell more hens sitting on fifteen eggs each. :My you do your best with those bid .
than your surplus cockerels, any more neighbors say it is too late in the season dies, when to hatch in your neighbor- RAILWAY
than it would pay you to sell your to hatch off biddies, but I am going hood will be settled, that is, whetherto will for the
thoroughbred or grade Jersey heifers to do my best with them, and I hatch in March or earlier, or when make reduction
for beef at market rates. Why? Sim- think I will succeed. I will write the opportunity presents. My own a
ply because these pullets would have again and let you know my success, chicks this year were all hatched in lands per in above on
already laid a greater value in eggs and how I managed my fowls and April and May, mostly May.If until Dec.
than their carcasses would be worth, what luck I have had. Hoping to you will follow up the teachingsof 15,
and have just begun to turn out hear from you soon, I remain yours, the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWERI For terms and prices
the allotted number of eggs. The MRS.: FLORA COWART. don't see why you should not suc- Beach D C., Fla.Sutton; W.or C. W It.

cockerels sold would probably pay Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla. ceed, unless some unforseen accident I Fla ;J.F.E.S.Ingraham Morse Miami, Land'
the expense bill for raising the chicks. Your yard contains 1,400 square happens. Have your brood coops I St.

The pullets having reached maturityyou feet, about the right size for fourteen tight on three sides, top and bottom,
have now started on a new year lathed in front for air,and a good pitchto
fowls if they are to be confined for any
and should take stock to see where great length of time. You have one the roof to shed water. Have the West Coast
you stand. Instead of having 100 roof movable so it can be easily
too many cocks in the yard; select the
hens you have 600; valued at the same largest, providing he is the most active cleaned. Dump it and sprinkle clean
price you paid for your original stock and vigorous, and dispose of the otherso sand on the floor daily. Feed noth- 20,000 ACHES }'
they would equal 600 x 150=3900.00 that would be fertilizedby ing but dry feed, the material recom- -
in stock. Eggs sold $240.00, makinga the male your that eggs would give the mended for mash, used in about the
total of $1,140.00 not counting the hardiest chicks, consequently you better same proportions and made into a The most picturesque part

eggs already laid by the pullets,whichwe success in chicken venture. loaf, the same as you would make corn Tarpon Springs and
will let stand as a sinking fund to Art fowls of particularbreed bread. Cook thoroughly dry and doneso I"a
for in above your any will crumble without stick- on the line
draw on any deficiency or just the common barn yard? that it
figures. ing it makes an excellent feed for FL7SNT
If the latter, would advise you to dispose -
Now for expenses incurred. Origi of all cocks and cockerels and young chicks with table scraps, baked
nal cost of $150.00 cost of keep for and and only 26 miles northwest
get a pure bred male in the fall, pos sweet potatoes, etc., a variety,
$10000, total $250.00, leaving us sessing the qualities you wish to breed you can't do much better. TA
$890.00 profit on our first year's business for. If select a solid colored breed Keep the old hen confined by a
on a capital of $150.00. At ten chicks would be slatted coop in front of the brood coop. Special offers to settlers on
your next crop of agricultural lands at $S to f
. per cent what principal would this represent half breeds and of a uniform color- Give young chicks the liberty to run For maps and information
? $8,900.00, we believe. either white or black-their laying about and scratch and nip the tender

Do you want to figure on the ma qualities would be greatly increased, grass and weeds and gather in a bug LAKE BUTLER ,
which is calculated in the
nure not occasionally and I'll venture to
and the general appearance of your say
above ? We believe that the average flock a hundred per cent better. you will succeed. If your chicks seem TARPON
droppings are valued at a little over Your feed is wrong. A fowl con- droopy look for lice', and dust them !
$20.00 per ton, which, gathered from tinually fed on bran would probably well;and the old hen especially, with
under the roosts, is calculated at about insect powder. Scald out BRASS
starve to death. Shorts or middlingsand I your coops ,
15c per fowl annually. What they ground feed (corn and oats), and dust again in a week to catch ments Instruments for Bands,
drop during the day amounts to as would be cheaper, quality of feed con- those that have hatched since the last est Illustrations prices ever mai
much if not more. The mechanical sidered, although it would probablycost dusting. If lice are not the trouble Music Instruct'ns LYON &

action of a hen's.. .claws. in- working you fifteen to twenty cents more and they seem to be feathering too ;or.iduu bU tad
over soil is incalculable, to ,.. .. ... the
your say per hundred. Good authorities claim fast, clip their wings, same as you
nothing of hoppers and other bugs bran is largely indigestible when fed would fowls to keep them within
Nuf sed. It's in
they destroy. now
to fowls, and they derive but little
the hands of the jury-the F. and F. nourishment from it. It is an expen- When hens and chicks are allowedto

G. readers. S. S. DELANOY.In sive feed at any price. Feed two partsof run at large when small, the old
his praiseworthy zeal in defense ground feed to one of shorts. Wet hen is apt to wear their strength out for them tli

of his pets our poultry editor up with just enough milk or water to chasing about, and is liable to have A5k [them.get
has made some statements which are make it a crumbly mass; too wet feedis them off somewhere in a heavy storm.S. '? standard
not quite in accordance with scientific not natural or good for fowls; it S. D. where; '
facts as to the food values of certain causes bowel troubles. largest planters

articles of diet. We think also his Would advise you to make a scratch- A Sure Remedy for Jiggers.; of ground Whether or you 50 j
estimates of possible profits in poultryare have 10',..ry'l Seed
ing pen in one corner of your lot; just Editor Farmer and Fruit-G rower: The most.lluablc
rather rosecolored.Eo.F.&F. stake up a few boards in one corner, I purchased twenty-one chickens mers and gardeners
4I. G. ten or twelve inches wide; fill it with three weeks ago and they were covered D.away.M. .
Poultry-Keeping in the Far South. leaves or pine straw, and feed wheatat with fleas, fifty in a bunch. Their Detroit,
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: night in it. It gives them the much heads were just covered and I did not
I am now living on a small farm; needed exercise digging it out and know what to do, so I decided to cut
moved here from town one month will make hens lay,when otherwise, up a small piece of plug tobacco and The cotton crop
ago. Have bought from my neigh- fed on all soft feed,they squat around make a strong tea and apply to the largest ever seen in
bors nineteen hens and two cocks, waiting for the next meal. With the whole head. I did so, and it killed
and am obliged to keep them in a scratching pen, it is different; they every one. Friends, try it and be Ask Mr. W. K.
chicken yard 37 feet square to keep have to work or go hungry. Again rid of the troublesome things. to advertise. His
them from ruining my garden. I feed there is not so much danger of over- MRS. FLORA COWART. wood is assuming
A hen's natural method of Myers, Fla. I tions.-Braidentown
them on bran, not over three quarts a I feeding.

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JUNE 20,

State News.The Our Rural Home.

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Ocala Board of Trade has is Slipper Cases

sued an invitation to tobacco growersall for Our Rural Home. Talking
over the United States and to all A is madeas
very pretty slipper case
others interested in the developmentof follows: Bicycles

the industry, to be present at a With the aid of a plate mark a cres-
convention to be held at Ocala next
and it
cent on pasteboard cut out. Lay
January. No date has yet been fixed. the crescent on a piece of brown linen :.

The cigar manufacturers and in and mark lightly around it. Inside

spectors of leaf tobacco of Tampa the pencil mark work a feather stitch- 'SEE THAT CURVE.
have been stirred up over what they ing of blue ulster rope linen. Cover
claim to be an exorbitant freight the pasteboard with the decorated

charge on all of the tobacco recently :linen, sewing it securely across the
brought over by the steamer Algiers,
chartered by the Plant Steamship a strap of the brown linen
Line to bring an exclusive cargo of two and one half inches wide and

tobacco. This vessel brought about twelve inches long. This should be IT'S QUALITY THAT AIDS THEM TO
8,300 bales, on which the usual double and have a stiff inter-lining.

charge was but 60 cents per bale, but Feather-stitch the edges of the strap TALK FOR THEMSELVESIT'S
upon this special occasion the rate was with the rope linen and sew the middle -
raised to $1.25 per bale. Instead of of it to the middle of the crescent. THE
receiving $5,100 for the trip of the Sew the ends of the strap to the crescent SCIENCE SHOWN THAT

Algiers, the line will receive 10625. < near the ends, leaving the loops
-U. S. Tobacco Journal. there formed large enough to hold the AIDS THE QUALITY.

Great ship loads of Cuba tobacco I slippers. .

are coming in; thousands of bales are Cover a second pasteboard crescent
stored here at Tampa; it is said that with linen and overhand it to the backof
there is now enough here to last the first one. A few strands of the

the cigar makers two years. It is rope( linen may be couched to the edgeof
said here in Tampa that there are not the case to conceal the overhand 19 l S.9: : : l lbs s

many cigars being made just now, but stitches. A cord to suspend the case ,
they are waiting for prices to go up, by is made of the rope linen and fastened
before they start up again. I noticed to the top of the case just above
some of the baled tobacco as it is the points where the ends of the strapare
being hauled to the factories; the bales sewed to the back.

are said to be worth $250 each, of Another case is made in the shapeof "36 days Ahead of them all"
which the government duty is $100, a shield, with a strap across the
and the amount of money it repre1 1 lower< part to hold the slippers. Across
Art Catalogue 4 cents In Stamps.
sents is immense.-Tampa letter in the top of the back is a bunch of purple

Orlando Reporter.In and white Canada thistles, with .

'88 St. Augustine took extreme their prickly green leaves embroideredwith KEATING WHEEL CO., HOLYOKE, MASS.
measures to keep clean and to keep ulster etching flax. At the middle .
out the germ, and no sickness was of the top is a small screw eye to '
known. It cost some money, but it hold, the button hook. A tiny blockof

would have cost ten times more had wood behind the pastboard givesa mother wishes to know how other
smothers household the father
was overheard
solid bed
. for the
the taken root screw.
germ us.
among Both shield and I manage their children and by a neighbor to exclaim: "It
Many people are coming to Florida strap are bordered
wives their husbands, in such a is hell in the
wayas morning it is hell at
from Cuba this summer where diseaseof with a feather stitching of the ulster ;
not to create friction or make the noon and it is hell "
at night. The
is etching A cord made of ulster
deadly nature so common as to children
dissatisfied with their
homes. fact that the wife
excite but little comment. It is quite rope linen is used to suspend the case. ; was a professing
How shall
they guard the boys as well Christian, and prominent in a temper.
R. E. :
natural to expect that some of them the
as girls against the temptationsthey ance society did not her husband
will bring disease in their :Melrose, Fla.Huckabuck. prevent
germs along
.. must encounter, from"her whose from becoming a drunkard, and
clothes or baggage; now is it wise for take hold "
steps on as well as 1 losing< a lucrative situation.
residents of Florida to furnish the Pillow.For .
from the
third requisite for an epidemic, viz.: I Our Rural Home: from the love seducer of vain; from display the wine, from cup indolence ,- This is a dark and exceptional picture
let us hope. Picture, did we ?
an unsanitary condition of the com A say
very pillow is made of from novels that weaken It was real life. It is seldom
munity-St. Augustine News. linen huck-a-buck toweling of loosely rather than strengthen the intellect. that the blame is all on very one side.
According to the estimates of the woven texture. The large centre design How to instil into the young mind There are husbands who are brutes.
Southern Railway, Florida will be the of conventional poppies is out- that life is real, life is earnest; how to There are wives who are drunkard

banner watermelon State of the South lined with scarlet Asiatic Roman floss quicken dormant thought; how to makers, at the same time they W.
this summer. The Washington Post in half solid work, and the ground is awaken a purpose in life, and that (C. T. U's.

of Tuesday contained information obtained covered with gold-covered Caspian purpose a good one. It is the desire of the Ruralist to
from the headquarters of the floss in darned work, giving a rich and How to provide food for the house-wield an influence in
above road in that city, and said to beautiful effect. Many of the latest hold by wise selection and proper t these hells into heavens. transforming Rather let
have been sent in fruit of pillows are imported with
by men stamped preparation. We have a balanced i us say in blocking up the roads that
Florida, showing that 72,000,000 distinctly :Moorish and Turkish designs ration for the horse, the cow, the hog 1 lead to contention, to woe, to broken
pounds of watermelons will be shipped. the ground of silk similar to
and the hen. Will some expert housewife 1 hearts, to the saloon and worse
This is equivalent to 3,000,000 melons very fine huck-a-buck is (after the give the readers of the Ruralist ]places.

which, if placed end to end, figure is outlined) darned in several a balanced ration for the family? We If the fire of love is not permittedto
would make a chain of watermelons shades of one color of Asiatic filo
or want to those
get on to economical go out in the home, if the husband
852 miles long, or from Washington to Caspian floss. ELIZABETH. methods of the French cook who is remembers the wife has burdens and

Jacksonville. To carry this crop to .... said to prepare a good meal from what helps to bear them, and the wife remembers
market, a train of 3,000 cars would be Recipes. the American cook throws away.A that the husband is susceptible -

necessary, and a train with so many wisely directedharmonious home, to the same smile and kiss that the
cars would be nineteen miles long. It seems to us that with the universal where all do
part to make it so, lover was,and that she is not a spoiled
The railroad men say that this year's distribution of cook books, and 11 is heaven. A discordant home, where child to be petted and indulged, buta
crop will be three times larger i in very reliable ones, too, sent out by crimination and recrimination prevails, help mate for the man she chose
Florida than that of last year, and every baking: powder manufactory and 11 where the father's and the mother's from all other men in the world and
they think, also, that prospects are other establishments, that The Ru- faults are laid bare before the children, they plighted their vows for weal or
good for better prices, as there will be ralist can better employ its where the
space one parent is criticised for woe, and that may be that he, as
only about one-half the usual crop in than in the publication of recipes. correcting a child, and discord and bread getter of the family;is burdened
Georgia to compete with.-Metropolis The home needs mental food. The selfishness prevails, is hell. In one to mouths shall be filled,


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Health in Old me any annoyance. Neither did I findit ulate in centers and go daily out to
necessary to increase the dose, as the till the land." This theory seems to --- .
directions say may be desirable. I am t s .
I point toward cooperation.Vhen
able, as you see, to attend to my own
AN OLD LADY FINDS THE TRUE work." shall we be ready to adopt it?

SOURCE OF VITALITY. The reporter thanked 1\Irs.lIotalen for A writer in one of the fashion pa- iw

her courtesy and bade her good day. It pleads for full-length mirrors in
is not often that one can witness such a
A Reporter' Interesting Interview complete recovery from such a pertina the home, as being a great aid to

with a Lady of Seventy-two cious trouble at such an advanced age, graceful manners and carriage. She LINE w. .

Years, Who Tells a Mar- and such instances cannot fail to produce disclaims the assertion that they de-

velous Story. a profound impression. Readers of the velope vanity, and advocates a mirrorfor rt'
Union may rely on the absolute accuracyof 2
N. Y. the baby who must amuse itself
From the Union, Port Jenls, ,
all the statements here given-nothing -
But a short time ago; in a distant part has been exaggerated, nothing with- and also for the elder child who is

of the heard of the held. without a playmate. There are often
country, we a cure by Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills which .Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a times when a mirror could do one a ,
use ,
condensed form, all the elements necessary favor by acquainting him with facts so ROU'I'E
seemed almost marvelous, and more recently to give new life and richness to the
obvious to others. The unconscious
another substantial evidence of blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare BETWEEN
an unfailing for such diseasesas offender would rather be told by the FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
their value reached our ears. Being of specific
locomotor ataxIa, partial paralysis, St. frank face of the mirror, that her hat THE

an to know inquiring just how turn much of mind there, and was wishing in the Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia,rheuma- is awry, or that there is a smudge on rCentral and Peninsular

tism, nervous headache, the after effectof her face than and it from
story, a reporter was sent to interviewthe to try guess
)la of the heart
person said to be thus benefitted. If grippe, palpitation faces that look too pleasant to offer NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
pale and sallow complexion all diseases
New York to Jacksonville by
the narrative as it reached our ears was resulting from vitiated humors in the criticism. Yes, we could, undoubtedly New Florida Pennsylvania It. It. to Wash-

true, it was only simple justice to let it be blood. Pink Pills are sold by all dealers, make use of more mirrors. But it and 1 ington, Southern Railway to
known-if it proved untrue it would be Northern Columbia Florida Central &
well to know it. The alluded to or will be sent post paid on receipt of will be some time before we have full. Air Line. Peninsular to all principal
person price, ((50 cents a. box, or six boxes for mirrors in How- points in Florida.Cincinnati .
above been thus greatly bene- length room.
as having every
6 $ Dr. Williams' Medicine to Harriman June-
by addressing
2.50) -
fitted the of Pink Pills is .Jane ) let do this much Banish the
by use Schenectady N. Y. ever, us : CiuciiuiHti tion by Queen & Crescent,
Company, ,
Hotalen,*of Hainesville, N. J., a pleasant defective mirror which distorts the face 1 Harriman Junction to Ashe-
hamlet in Sussex County, about fifteen Afiheville & vine and Columbia by Southern -
unpleasantly.-Rural New Yorker. Hallway and Florida
i miles from this office. The reporter had and backs shall be clothed and that Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Columbia -

no difficulty in finding Mrs. Hotalen. It he needs her help and sympathy. J to Jacksonville.

was nearly noon when we reached herpleasant A new luxury for the veranda are Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
Love is the all. Love that
1 cure Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
home, a double house, one partof oaken swings four feet long and two and Southern ll'y to Ever-
leads each to bear the other's bur-
which is occupied by her son. She is }
Florida ette,Florida Central & Peninsular -
a pleasant-faced old lady, looking to be dens, and that there are no separate feet deep, with solid oak backs, up- Limited. to all Important Florida

about sixty-five, but is in reality seventytwo interests, at least between husband holstered and filled with pillows. points.
of After a few preliminary These are suspended from the ceilingby Kansas Kansas City Fort Scott &
years age. and wife, and that they jointly should City Memphis Kansas City,
remarks In explanation of the call, inculcate unselfishness between all four heavy wrought iron chains. : andJackgo'vllle 1 to Birmingham,Southern It'y.
she was asked if she had any objectionto : __ i iI Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &
giving us the details of the case and members of the household. j I i Peninsular to all Fla. points.St. .

how she came to try this now famous It is recipes for happy hones that The Orientals have always recognized Louis to Jacksonville by
Cairo Short Line to Du Quoin,
the value of the onion. A }
remedy."Not .. the Southern Ruralist invites( good Dolly Sp'gs Illinois Central to Holly p'gs,
at all," said she. "If my exper- mothers and fathers anXyouths and Turkish dish that is well worth trans !to ute. Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham -
ience can be of good to others, I am I to Birmingham Sou.
sure they are welcome any to it-it can do me maidens, to tell us how to make them. planting is : J ll'y to Everetto and F. C.& P.

-Southern Ruralist. Liver and onions a la Turk. Buy Sioux City & Chicago to Jack-
no harm. ,
i sonville. Ill. Cent. to Holly
J "When were you taken sick and what calves' liver, and have the butchercut Holly Route.New SI18. }SP'gs, K..C.M.&B. to Birmingham -
was the nature of the malady?" was Sou. ll'y to Ever-
it in about inch
pieces an .
The common house fly deposits 20-, square. ette and the F. C. & P.Louls'ille
asked. Slice thin about half its bulk in & Nash'illo to Rive
and the time of incubationis very
"It about two The 000 eggs,
r years ago. Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
well and
trouble was rheumatic in character- but about four days. They are a onions. together, To }route with through sleepersJackso'vilte

sciatica, they called it-and it was very torment to the good housekeeper, but pepper to taste, and having a good : Jacksonville.The between New. Orleans and
painful indeed. The difficulty began in lump of butter in the frying-pan well
without them sickness would be uni- F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In
my hip and extended the whole length of browned, stir in the liver and onion, Florida running through the
the limb, crippling me completely. I versal. With 4,000 eyes they Tobacco lltgwns,
suffered intensely from it, and the ordin- have an eye for decaying matter and taking care to spread it out evenly Stock fanning and Dairy Section,
bottom of the Peach and Strawberry Lands,
thinly over
ary treatment gave me not the slightest quickly consume it. They are a great pan. Orange, Banana and Pineapple Co\tntry,
alleviation. I was under treatment abouta friend of man, and are little known Stir gently to prevent scorching; turn Phosphate Kelt.

month as stated, but grew worse in- away from his habitation. It was a over so as to brown both sides, and Has the Other Silver fine Spring Scenery.and

stead of better, and was fast becoming when when well cooked turn on a hot The Great Hunting Country.
noticeable that the
fact years
discouraged. Reaches the Noted fishing Ground
i "What brought Pink Pills to your notice cholera prevailed in the United States platter, garnish with parsley or water- Has the best lands for tillage greatest variety .

?" there were no flies. When mosquitoes cress, and above all, serve hot. This of soils in the State and above all

"My son called attention to makes a most acceptable breakfast or Runs over the Central Ridgeland
my bite and flies remember
annoy, Where It Is High and Healthy.
an article in a paper, in which it was they are a wise provision of nature to luncheon dish. Prosperous towns nil its route and it offers
stated that a Mr. Struble of Branch- the best freight facilities for any produce to
ville, a village in this county, had abate what would be a greater evil. the Northern markets.

been greatly benefitted by their use, and -.-*-.- Several large tomato growers of free Send) and also note for the the towns best on map its of route.Florida (sent

suggested that it would be a good plan to Evinston and vicinity have sold their A. O. MAODONELLO.P.AJacksonville

try them. But I was skeptical in regardto A big, sturdy,comfortable rocker- tomato crops. One grower has sold ,Fla.
their value-in fact I had no confidence cushioned-should await pleasnre. -
in their efficacy and, rather laughedat i. Sit whenever you can.your A couchis seventy five acres at $50 per acre. In The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.
some instances the price paid is as
the suggestion. But the trouble in- famous Haven't
a rest-giver. Offers to Shippers
creased and I was badly crippled. A few high as $100.-Gainesville Sun.
days later my son was about to visit a old settee hidden away? Drag it The Shortest and Quickest Route

neighboring town and suggested again out, dress it up. Stout, washable stuff How's This! BETWEEN

that it might be well to try this much- should cover and cushion it. Intervalsin
and I then consented.Ho We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
I talked-of remedy, baking, waits in your work, shouldbe .
bought me a box of them and I began flat back. Five for any case of Catarrh that cannot be THE EAST AND WEST.With .
taking them at once. At the end of a spent on your cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. Improved Ventilated Cars, this com-
minutes at a time will remove the is better equipped than ever to
week I noted a marked improvement, J. CHENEY & CO., Props., handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
and by the time I had taken the first box wrinkles and iron out your tired Toledo, O. insure close connections and prompt despatchto

I was able to walk without a cane. I muscles and nerves.Womankind. We the undersigned have known F. J. all Eastern and Western Markets.

} continued their use,taking several boxes, The Working Girls' Aid Society has Cheney for the last fifteen years, and be- Through cars to destination without
and as you see, am in a very comfortable honorable in all business change or delay.
lieve him perfectly -
state of health." recently held a series of meetings to I Perishable freight followed by wire and
and able to
transactions financially advised time
shippers passing various Junction -
"Have you had any return of the trouble discuss questions relating to the labor ont any obligation made by their points and arrival at dcstinatIon.All .
1""Not problem. Discussing "the unem. carry firm. claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

as yet, though at my time of life, ployed Prof. Wyckoff of Princeton WEST & THOAX, justed.
seventy-two, it would not be surprising See that your goods are markedvia
if I should have. If it comes, I should College, said : "The country has Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. F. C. & P. R. R.
: of work for the WALDINO, KINNAN & MARVIN, For information call address the
a at once begin the use of the pills. I sup- plenty unemployed. on or undersigned -

pose I inherit a tendency to troubles of The cities are congested m. A Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. C. E. TAYLOR: Trav.A'gL Ocala Fla.

this kind-my mother died from them." perfect means of transportation is go- Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A''t,Orlando, PIa.
"Did you eier note ill effects from acting directly upon the blood and mu- G.)1.HOLDEN,Trav. A gt Leesburg Fla
any ing to solve the problem to a large ex- W. R. FULLER Trav. A'g't,Tampa. Fla
the use of Pink Pills?" cous surfaces of the system. Price 75c.
Or N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic Manager.
."None whatever. They never disturbed tent. And the trolleyobjectionableas per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Tes- Jacksonville,Fla.

my stomach in any way or caused it is-will enable farmers to accum- imonials free. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight AftI .

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> fulness of this institution despite the Dixie watermelon seed to plant four FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

r Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower. upheavals in the faculty, which have acres, and that he had every variety of Eleventh Annual-

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main occasionally shaken it up, are a cause melon on the patch and fewer Long Jacksonville.The Meeting. at

Street Jacksonville. Fla. of congratulation. More and more i Dixies than any other. This year, in eleventh annual meeting of the

the discipline which should characterize spite of his experience, he decided to stockholders of the Florida Fruit Ex-

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION an institution based on military try them again as they alone advertised change was held in the office of the Ex-

For One Tear .................M............|2.00For training is gaining ground. Lawlessness i ii Long Dixie seed, a variety in' change, on Hogan street. The meetingwas

In Foreign Six .Countries ............................. 3.00 1.00 i is giving place to obedience; the exag- which he has great confidence. He Geo. R.called order The by annual the president,
gerated sense of personal liberty and planted three acres and they turned out reportsof
:subscriptions in all cases cash in the general manager and treasurerwere
advance. No discount allowed on one'sown the escapades of young bloods which Kulb Gem, a round melon which is submitted.The .

subscription(except in a club), but to formerly went without investigation or practically useless to him. There were following board of directors was
all agents a liberal cash commission will reproof are being curtailed.It at least fifty Kolb Gems to one Long reelected : G. R. Fairbanks of Alachua
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby of all Dixie. Our correspondent states that county, E. G. Hill of Bradford, A. Brady
has been the custom
them. Write for terms. Brevard, E. E. Pratt of Hillsborough,
To every new subscriber we will send, bers of the faculty to attend chapel he is prepared to prove all his asser- J. D. Mead of Duval, John Fabyan of

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening every morning. During an absenceof tions. As he very truly remarks, the Lake, F. G. Sampson of Marion. C. V.
in Florida." For two new sub- the president last winter the vice Florida trucker has troubles enough Hillyer of Marion, Hy Crutcher of Orange
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, president thought that some professorswere without the additional one of false J. M. Bryan of Osceola, M. S. More-
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange seed. men of St. Johns, and C. F. A. Bielby of l
Culture." remaining away from chapel to Volusia.

Rates of advertising on application. the detriment of discipline among stu 4. The following were also elected on the
dents. He therefore sent them a polite Swindling and Misleading Adver- board of directors to fill vacancies caused
Remittances should be made by check, note requesting their attendance, by l> death and removal of members from
postal note money order or registered tisements.
the State: Holmes Erwin of Putnam
to which some of them replied in an
letter to order of
This led This week we have a batch of complaints county, J. C. Pelot of Manatee, Dr. D. 0.
uncourteous manner. to Davies of Nassau.
from subscribers
Jacksonville. Fla. very serious ill feeling, which continued as to adver- The following resolutions on the deathof
to increase during the remainderof tisements which did not answer their Mr. D. Greenleaf, vice-president of the

the year. To this and other causes expectations. The relation of an ad- exchange for the past nine years, were
CONTENTS.Sheep was due the fact that several names vertiser to the public is one not with. presented by a special committee appointed -

Raising in the South;Razorback Hogs; were dropped from the faculty list at out its perils. A good many peopleare by the members and adopted by)
Pen Picture of Cloudland................. 386 hasty readers and do not scan an a rising vote:
the meeting of the Trustees last week.A "Whereas, The members of the Flori-
TOBACCO-How to Sow Seed; The Tobacco
Famine is On ...... .. .................... 387 considerable amount of tolerably advertisement carefully; they answer it da Fruit Exchange, now here assembledin
Grading Orange Trees......... ............ 387 young blood has been by these and perhaps send money and are disappointed annual meeting, desire to express their
A New Seedling Peach; Another Seedling changes infused into the faculty, but at the outcome. Some ad- appreciation of the life and character of
Peach;Letter From Polk County; Ship- vertisers do not mean to deceive but our lately deceased vicepresidentDamonGreenleaf
it is the that in an insti--
ping Pears................. .. .... ..... 388 always case they fail to realize exactly how their : As a member of this association -
Fruits For the Gulf Coast; Freight Rates on tution some time established, there are his counsel was always sought and

Melons........... .... ............... 389 professors whose age compels their statements will sound or appear to valued. He was strong in his convictions
another person hence they deceive as to the correctness of the business prin-
litigation and Protection; Hardiness of Can- removal but who frequently on account -
... i without intention. Others ciples involved, and gave both moral and l
aigre;Curing Beggarweed Hay 390 of old attachments and amiable are responsible -
POULTRY-liens vs. Cows Again........ .... 390 students for awhile, then hard timesor material support in promoting the use-
character, have drawn the to fulness of this association sharing
Poultry Keeping in the Far South;A Sure bad business break ,
operations them
Remedy for Jiggers..... ... .. ...... 391 themselves in such fashion that it down and their largely in winning the success attained."As .
OUR RURAL HOME-Slipper Cases; Huck.a- makes their removal seem harsh. consciences become a citizen, he was upright, diligentin

buck Pillow;Recipes...................... 392 The governing board ought to manageso blunted. Others never intend to deal business, and possessing the confidence -
Rockers; Pull-length Mirrors.......,......... 393 as to make these necessary remove honestly with their customers; theyare of his fellowmen.
EDITORIAL-State Agricultural College;Com- swindlers (from the beginning and "Resolved, That we deplore and feel
als when the students
plaints From Subscribers Swindling and not are present his loss and desire to express our sincere
Misleading Advertisements; ;Florida Fruit and heated with the discussions (for on princip e. sympathy with his bereaved family.

Exchange...................... ......... 394 and against their favorites, but duringthe We always try to exclude even "Resolved, that a copy of these minutesbe
Markets; Pineapples; New York Retail vacation when the young hotspurs' dubious advertisements; those whichwe furnished for publication and trans

Markets; Florida Grapes.................. 395 are absent. know to be without character can mitted to the family of our deceased as-
Weather and Crops. ....... .....-.............. 396 --...- not gain admission to our columns at sociate and that a blank page be in-
Stand For Something........................ 400 scribed on our minutes."
--...._ Complaints from Subscribers. any price. The venders of dishwashers, G. R. Fairbanks was re-elected presi-
Weather in Jacksonville. i. A subscriber at Seminole writesus "the California cold process," "Howto dent ; C. F. A. Bielby elected vice-
make $10 a day at home"confidencedoctors president, to succeed Damon Greenleaf,
that last be sent
Week Ending June IS, 18g6 February, $30.87 to
immoral advertisers deceased; A. M. Ives was re-elected gen-
etc. all
.; ... a Jacksonville fertilizer house and has wide berth eral! manager and treasurer; M. P. Tur
S S lit tI as aaDATE. : give us a ; they have long
N never received either goods or money ner, secretary; and Azor Marvin, auditor.
as; ti b. a a. u o s w since learned that "no one need
GO GO :s ::8 a )1 h refunded, and can get no reply to his ap- The following executive committee was
--- - ply. also elected: G. R. Fairbanks, C. V. Hil-
letters. We visited the house and
June 9........ 78 86 91 75 16 83 .00
lyer M. S. Moremen and Joel D. Mead.
June 10........ 80 78 86 75 II 80 T learned that they acknowledge the A few times we have been deceived ,
June n........ 74 72 77 70 7 i4 1.86 outright swindlers and have been The President's Address.At .
June 12........ 72 78 88 69 19 78 .47 receipt of the money; that they ,
June 13........ 77 80 87 72 15 80 .00 shipped the goods ordered but by the means of causing loss to our sub. the opening of the meeting the 1
June 14........ 72 77 88 66 22 11 .00 president read the following address:
June 15........ 76 77 85 68 17 76 .00 mistake they were forwarded to a scribers. Whenever the mistake was When our last annual meeting was held i
- destination and with it the bill clearly our own and it was possible to had recovered from
Mean....... 76 78 86 71 1,5 782.33 wrong we hardly our surprise -
.Total rainfall. of lading. They stated in a letter toour make good our subscribers' losses we and consternation at the great disaster -

A. J. MITCHELL Observer. correspondent that if the railroaddid have done so. One year it cost us which had overtaken, and seemedto

not correct the error, he should over forty dollars to repair these losses. have of almost Florida.eliminated the orange industry -

The apparently final reconcilementof suffer no loss; that they would either Again, we have been bothered with Many orange growers felt utterly dis-

the warring political factions of send him a duplicate shipment or refund the advertisements of men who be- couraged, and abandoned their groves al-

Jacksonville; the resignation of the the money; but up to last accounts came a burden to their business friendson together; many others were from neces-
had done neither. ity obliged to do so, and many doubted
municipality of Gainesville because they account of their carelessness. Care-
whether it was worth while to renew an
there was a taint on their title ; the 2. A subscriber at Sea Breeze complains lessness may be carried so far as to investment which experience had shownwas

successful and quiet operation of the that a Putnam county advertiser verge on criminality. When an advertiser not beyond the risk of severe loss at

Australian ballot system in Tampa, in our columns advertised Kaffir seed becomes so careless as to makeus times, and at long intervals of seeminglytotal

whereby an orange grower, Mr. M. corn enough to plant an acre for $i, weary with the complaints of his destruction.A those
large proportion of owning
E. Gillett, was elected mayor, are enough to plant two acres for $1.75, customers, we are obliged to drop him, groves, realizing that only the trunks of '

events which indicate that the politicians etc., and that he sent him $i and re even though we may believe him still : the trees were killed, but that the vital

have introduced an era of good ceived only about four ounces of seed, honest at bottom. Such men have no part, the root, remained intact, deter-

feeling. which, with the greatest economy, right to saddle their blunders and for- mined to re-establish their groves at the

I did not plant a half acre, and not one- getfulness on newspaper publishers, earliest practicable period. Budding
State wood was procured, and grafting
College. fourth of it sprouted. He mentions who have troubles enough of their undertaken by some, but most waited

This institution closed its doors for dealers who advertise a specific number until the sprouts from the roots had at-

the season last week, with the gradua- of pounds for a specific price and own.We have a standing invitation to tained sufficient size to be available for I

tion of a.class of thirteen. The enroll who also guarantee it pure. our subscribers to write us and ask budding. Some hope was entertained for
awhile that the new growth on the trunk
ment has been 205 for the year whichis 3. Another subscriber at River questions about advertisers as to whom and larger branches might mature, but

about all that the buildings can View, T. A. Vincent, states that last they are in doubt. We want to make this generally died back, and we were

comfortably accommodate.The year-.he bought of the leading seeds- the paper useful to its patrons, helpfulto forced to the conclusion, with few ex-

continued prosperity and use- men of Philadelphia enough Long them in their business. i Cootinued on page 338.





flarkets. melons are coming in some quantity, but. THE
are mostly inferior and offered comparatively
low. Fancy stock would bring full

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., June 19. prices.bushel basket Muskmelons, 1.00 to,2.00 Charleston; Florida,, per per FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

FRUITS AND 1'ltODUCE. half-barrel package, 1.00 to 3.00. Watermelons ,

Corrected by Marx Bros. straight carloads, fair to choice, JACI SONVILL E: .
These are average quotations. Extra choice 150.00' to 250.00() ; choice large, per 100,
lots fetch prices above top quotations while The Oldest National Bank in
lots sell lower. poor 25.00< ; small to medium, per 100, 13.00 to State.

Peaches,carrier......... ............ ..25 to 1.50 20.00. CHARTERED
Grapescrate................ ........ 1.25 to 1.50 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.
Melons........ .. ...................... '..iota .20 Potatoes. I By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bauk has ,
Canteloupes, bbl..... ....... 2.00102.50 !strength and ability to meet all legitimate achieved the highest reputation for solidity.
since demands.
Pines, crate ........ ........... .3.50104.00 Receipts Monday have been 63,- We buy and sell foreign and domestic
Strawberries, per quart.............. .07 to .08 142 barrels, including 42,896 barrels drafts on all parts of the world. exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
Lemons Messina box............... 3.50 Southern new. We invite a visit or correspondence looking toward
English Peas, dried, bu... ...... .... 1.50 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful business relations, assuring you that your
Peas Clay bushel........... ....... .85 The supply of strictly prime new {potatoes attention
Whippoorwill................. 1.00 has been no more than receivers JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
Lady...........-............,.... 1.25 could R. C. COOLEY
Blackeye...... ..... ............. 1.50 easily dispose of and market continued President.
U Browneye ...... ........... ... i.oo ; firm until Friday when tone was Cashier.
Peanuts best brand..... ............. 05 to .06 easier, and to-day with nearly 10,000 Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Cabbage Florida, bbl............. 1.50102.00 (barrels
Potatoes Western, bbl.............. 2.75 j Southern new in prices are 55 to
Florida, not wanted.. ........ 50c, lower, and market not cleaned up,
()Onions New Florida crate.. ... ..... i.oo especially of grades under prime. Stock Pineapples. I Bradley RedJUld. Eugene B. Redjleld.
2U1....Egyptian.....-...2.bushel.....--sack.. ._._.. 2.2.15; from all sections, shows irregular qualityand New York-The steamers Seguranca, ESTABLISHED 1871.
for medium and low grades market and City of Washington, from Havana,
VEGETABLES AND POULTKY. 1 has been weak and irregular. It is brought 8,344 bbls of pineapples. The REDFIELD &; SON,

Corrected by Davis & Robinson, rather early for Norfolk and they have steamer Antilia which arrived from Nassau -

Yellow Yams, bush ........ .......... run a little small in size with the proportion on Monday, brought 2,712 crates of Commission MerchantsAND
Sweet Potatoes, ...................... 35 to .40 40 i of sales at outside quotations limited.A pineapples. The following is a list of -
Hubbard squash, bbl.................. 1.50 few North Carolina, mainly from sections schooners, along with their cargoes,
Lettuce, dos....... .... .. .............. .to to .25 Newberne have which arrived at this from the Ba- Fruit Auctioneers
.. .. near shown good port
Celery ........ ........__. .30 to
Egg Plants, bbl....................... 2.50103.00.40 quality and have sold equal with other hamas and Key West, with pineapples: ,
Tomatoes crates ...................... 50 to i.oo I potatoes, but the great bulk of the North Donna F. Brigg, 14,000 doz.; Louis Hast- 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Sweet Pepper bu. .. .................. 1.50 (Carolina have been and have ings, 9,000 doz. Ethel 6,000 doz.
Green Beans,crate................ .... .75 to 1.00 very poor ; We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable,
Peas,crate..................... 1.00 averaged low. Some "prime" have beenno The steamship Vigilanca from Havana is either at private sale(which has heretofore been
Turnips,bunch..... .......... ....... 03 to .06 better than Charleston seconds, and due Monday with 3,700 barrels of pine- our custom) or by the auction system (recently
Pumpkins, each....................... 0510 .10 t they do not command in apples. Brown & Seccomb June 9 sold added to you may desire.
Kershaws each... ....... ......... .05 to .10 any more, some ,
Parsley per doz. bunches..... ...... .05 to .ro cases: North Carolina shippers do not cull 66 crates Bahamas, 3J to 7c a pine; June ,
Green onions,per doz. bunches...... .15 to.2S their stock closely enough and we notice 10,170 crates Bahamas, 3J to 8c.| '
Pepper hot bushel,...................None. some marks entirely ungraded. Old Philadelphia-On the schooner Mabel
Sage well cured, Ib...................... i /lorida
Hens........ -..-......_n....... 30 to.25.35 potatoes, in fairly good demand at the Darling, which arrived at Philadelphia lands
Roosters......................._... .25 advance quoted: Virginia Rose, prime, from the Bahama Islands this week, there ,
Half grown............................ .IS to .20 !2.00 to 3.00; Chili Red, 2.00 to 2.25; was 7.000 doz. pineapples consigned to
....... I
Turkeys Ducks..'.,..per.....pound--...,.gross....... ......?...-.. .lotO.12.3to .35 Southern, seconds, 1.50 to 1.75; culls, 75c Redfield & Son. The latter quote: Florida Oranges
Geese. ..... .......................... .35to 40 to' 1.25. Porto Rico, per 100,40.00 to 60; Egyptian I
New Beets per too..40 to .75 Vegetables. Queento 18.00 to 30.00; Smooth Cayenne, I
Water Cress, per doz. bunches ... .25 to .40 J esorts
Cauliflower doz................. ...None. Imports for the week, 35,052 crates I 40.00 to 60.00; Red Spanish, 7.00 to 15.00.
Leeks per doz bunches..... ......... .25 Baltimore-The receipts of pineapplesat
Radishes,per doz.................... .10 to .20 (onions from Bermuda, 3,930 bags onions Baltimore this week, ex the schooners Investments
Cucumbers crate..... ............... .5o to .15 from Egypt via Liverpool and 1,000 Amelia Hearn Tiheman Wm. H. Van
New Potatoes per barrel .... ...... 2.00102.50 1 bales onions from Havre. ,
Spinach,per }bushel ................None. Name, Murray, Van Diver, Wm. L. Developments
Cabbage. Florida .. .. ........... .02 to .06 Receipts from the South for the week Franklin, and Myra W. Spear, amounted i j
Salsify per dozen bunches..,........ .2S to include the : f I
.30 ; following
Plums per bushel............. ....... 60 to i oo Pennsylvania R. to 40,000 dozen.LondonA (
Summer Squash crate.. ............... .5to 75 U. atN.Y.pier, 10,360 pkgs cabbage, 21- telegram to the Fruit I Attractions
Cantaloupes ..... ......... ..... 2.0010300 542 pkgs beans, 28,533 pkgs cucumbers Trade Journal, June 11, says: Florida ,
Lima Beans, quart.... ...... ........ .10 to .15 6,784 pkgs tomatoes, 341 onions and '"
1,175 sold
Green Corn per doz .. ............. .7 to .10 pineapples were to-day ex G. D. ACKERLY
pkgs various; at Jersey City, 261 pkgs steamship St. Louis. They realized from ,
onions, 500 pkgs beans and 375 pkgs one shilling to one shilling and ten pence GENERAL PASSENCCR AGENT,
New York Markets. various; Old Dominion line, 28,200 pkgs each. THE TROPICALTRUNK LINE

cabbage, 1,550 bbls and 35,500 baskets Pittaburg-Pineapples, Havana, bbl, ,
reaches. beans, and 4,700 pkgs cucumbers. Savan- 7.00 to 8.50; per 100, 7.00 to 15.00; Flori- JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA.

A moderate supply of common early nah line, 21,000 pkgs exclusive of pota- da, large crate, 7.00 to 8.00.1. .
varieties has arrived from all points be- tose. *--
low Virginia. They have been generallyof Tomatoes. Pittsburg Market. SOMERS, BROTHER & CO.
small to medium size and
Arrivals have been
quality, and entirely lacking in keeping demand dull market heavy has Peaches, 6 basket carriers 3.00 to 5.00, Fruits and Produce
properties. Many have arrived in bad very steadily bushel boxes, 1.00 to 2.00. Plums, half-
order, and many others have become so declined. Two cars arrived from Mississippi bushel boxes, 50 to 75c; 24-quart crates, Receive and sell in car toad loU and mailer
first of the quantities all Product
before they could be sold. A season Monday and 1.23: to 1.50. Tomatoes, Miss.' of the Orchard Garden
good- many sold at 1.10. to 1.30 and Florida weakenedto fancy unwrapped Dairy Hennery and farm.
lots from all points nave been so poor as 1.00 to 2.00 few case 1.25 to 1.50;fancy wrapped Send for our little book,"Suggestions to Shippers," Market
only a
to hardly pay expenses, and about the fancy large 1,00 to 1.40. Cucumbers, Southern, per Keporti,Special Reference,BteociU,etc.,all free.
best of the usual sorts have Boldat higher. Wednesday, Florida dropped b_ushel, 1.00 to 1.23:; per bbl., 2.00 to 2.50. I Inquiries and Correspondence Invited.
to 50c to 1.20 and since then 1.00 has -
1.50 to 2.50 per carrier. First- been hard to exceed with New iKtatoes, fancy Hose, 3.00 .o 3.15; I
class buyers have had difficulty in obtaining many bulk. 2.75 to 3.00; Triumph, 2.60 to 2.75;
any satisfactory goods, and for such sold over toward to transportation company Two to be bulk, 2.25 to 2.50. New onions, Bermuda, Florida Grapes. .

they would pay good prices. A few of sold freight charges. cars per box, 1.15 to 1,25; Southern per bbl., We had a visit a few days from Mr.
Mississippi Thursday at 75 to DOc
the best Peen-to and other Japanese var- 2.00 to 2.25. Eggplants, per dozen 75c to \V. A. Lawrence Waterville, Oneida
ieties from Florida, showing good size, per case. FBEXCH & Co.Philadelphia 1.25; Louisiana, per crate, 3.00 to 4.00. County, N. Y. lIe is the owner of a 20-

color and perfect condition, have been Cantelopes, sugar bbls3.00 to (6.00; ; flour acre vineyard at Moultrie, near St. Augustine -
placed! at 3.00 to 4.00 per carrier, and a bbls., 2.50 to 5.00; per bushel, 1.25 to 1.50. Fla., and in connection with

few fancy large Bidwell a shade higher, i Markets. Watermelons, choice, large, per 100, Messrs. Capron and Locke at that place

but many of these kinds are small and of Philadelphia, June ll.-Peaches, Flor- 25.00 to 30.00. Green Corn per bushel, expects to ship close on to 40,000 lbs of

little value. Florida, fancy large, per 6. ida Peento, per carrier ((6 bask), 2.00 to 1.00 to 1.30. SO IER8, BKO. & Co. grapes this coining season of the Niagara

till (carrier 3.00 to 4.50; com. to fair, 1.00 3.00; Bidwell 2.00 to 350; Ga. Alexan- variety. He reports that the grape crop
to 2.50; Georgia, fair to good, 1.50 to 2.50; ders and other early varieties, 1.50 to New York Retail Market. in Florida is good this year and thinks

inferior, 75c to 1.25. South Carolina, 3.50; N. C. & 8. C. Alexanders, Hales, that there will be about 100,000 Ibs. of
1.25 to 2.00; per 4-till case, 75c to 1.00. etc., 1.25 to 3.00. New Potatoes-Chas. Peaches are now coming from Georgiaand grapes from that locality which will finda

North Carolina, 1.00 to 2.50. and Sav. Rose, choice, well assorted, 2.75 Florida, the latter State sending the market this season. The crop is ex-
Melons. to 3.25; Southern seconds, 1.00 to 1.50; best which have ever come from that re pected to be fully matured by the 25thof
culls 50 gion. These sell at $1.00 for a box con- June and will last about a month. '
Receipts of watermelons for week, 22 to 75c. Tomatoes, :Mississippi,
carloads, by Savannah steamer 13, and choice to fancy ((4 basket carrier), 75 to taining Forest. twenty-five fruits.-Garden and The grapes are doing very nicely and the

cars by all-rail over Pennsylvania rail 1.00; Florida, ((6 basket carrier), 75 to 1.25; Fruit ty is expected to be very fine.-

road. The first week of liberal supplieshas ordinary stock 50 to GOc. Cucumbers, Florida peaches cost 60 cents a dozen, Trade Journal.

found the trade hardly prepared to Chas. and Savannah and N. C. per baa., California white and dark cherries 45 t S4

. buy freely. The first car-load receipts 60 to 1.25; Florida, 60 to 1.00; Norfolk, cents pound, blackberries are 25 cents a In corroboration of the statements in

sold in range of 25.00 to 45.00 per 100 as 1.25 to 1.75. Egg plants, Florida, choice quart, huckleberries 25 cents a quart, Dudley Adams' article, we print a forci-
to size, but they moved so slowly from fancy, per orange box, 2.50 to 3.50; ordi- grape fruit 10 cents each, pineapples 25 ble communication in this issue from the

! second hands that dealers have since nary stock, 1.00 to 2.00. Onions-Florida to 95 cents each, hothouse grapes 1.50 a pen of J. F. Corrigan, of St. Leo, Pasco

taken hold slowly and prices soon made grown Bermuda, per orange box, 1.25 to pound, red bananas 40 centa a dozen, yellow county. Mr. Corrigan has been a vegeta
sharp decline to 13.00'to<) 25.00. Late sales 1.50; do per bbl or b. c., 2.50 to 3.00; doper bananas 25 cents a dozen, Florida ble grower himself, and knows ,
, are mostly in straight car lots at $175 to bushel box, 85 to 100. navel oranges 60 to 75 cents a dozen.- to bP pinched by one of the /

1! $250, some poor down to $150. Musk- REDFIELD & SON. American Cultivator. the Plant System. hOWsyit


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WEATHER AND CROPS. Walton, DeFuniak-Last part of pect is very good for an unusually

For the Week Ending June 15th. week good, clear weather. Crops all large acreage.-W. C. Steele. Potatoes

Precipitation- doing well.-J. T. Stubbs. Suwannee, McAlpin-Hardest rain

Jackson, Marianna Had rain every of the season on the ith. The groundis ,
rainfall has been
Although very gen day this week except 12th and 13th, exceedingly wet now. Farmers
erally excessive over all sections of the which retarded farm work very much. having a great deal of trouble with Tomatoes, Melons, Cabbage,

State, there comes no serious com- Corn looking much better. Cotton grass. Corn is beginning to fire some. Turnips, Lettuce, Peas, Beets,
plaints relative thereto and exceptingsome
but most of it is full -W. B. Black. !
growing rapidly,
(Onions and all
cases in lowlands, the excessive Vegetables, re-
Jefferson three
of lice.-W. J. Watson. Lloyds-Had days
moisture was beneficial. Over the ol heavy rain. All crops looking fine. 1 move large quantities of Potash
Escambia, :Molino Frequent showers -
Western District the rainfall exceededthe
-G. E. Dennis.
normal by nearly four inches, in early part of week. Corn, cane, j from the soil. SupplyPotash

which fairly represents the conditions rice and potatoes all reported as very Pasco, St. Leo-Crops doing very
throughout the State. Over portionsof promising between Perdido and here. well. Three good rains this week.

the Southern District rain fell near- Pears still promise well. The Escam- Sweet potatoes and all kinds of gar-

ly every day in amounts varying from bia river is very high, and in places den truck making splendid growth.
running over bank.-Wm. H.Trimmer. -Chas. H. :Moore. in liberal
trace to more than an inch, especially quantities by the use
along the coast section. Waukulla, Crawfordville-The win- Central District: of fertilizers not
dows of Heaven have been open, and containing
Temperature for the last ten days rain has fallen in Sumter, Wildwood Good rains ]less than 10% actual Pot-
While the temperature was below here this week. Melons are small, but I'
The universal is
torrents. cry "grass. ash. Better and
the normal the departure was not off more profitable
Farm work much retarded by rain. crop moving pretty fast. Other,
marked, and produced no unfavorable Crops are in clover. When it rainson crops growing nicely.-J. H. Davis. yields are sure to follow.

conditions. the first day of June it is good for Hillsboro Plant We I I Our pamphlets are not advertising circulars boom.
are accumulating ing special fertilizers,but are practical works,contain.
CONDITION OF CROPS. forty days. We had it.-W. T. Du- moisture very fast; had 5.48 ing latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and
are really helpful to farmers. They are sent free for
So far as general activity in farm ral. inches this week. Our wet season has the asking.

work is concerned, the week may be Northern District: come. Vegetation of all kinds boom GERMAN 93 KALI Nassau WORKS St.,New,York.

characterized as potato week, every Nassau, Amelia-The rains have ing. Corn prospects good, but dam
section of the State taking advantageof aged some by wind. Our vegetablecrop
helped everything. :Melons and
the good and well distributed rainsto corn now in market. Farmers planting green- all shipped except a few egg Right in Sight

set sweet potato slips. Every pro- beans etc.-C. H. plants and melons. Nine carloads of
duct of the State has responded Jacques.potatoes, peas, the latter shipped up to date. Orangetrees Sure Saving Shown

quickly to the sufficiency of moisture. Alachua Archer-Prospect of a booming.-W. Stinson. We'll send you our General Cata.

Cotton, corn, cane, peas and all truck large corn, Too much rain for :Marion, Ocala The rain has been logue and Buyers Guide, if yot
send in Tha
interests show marked benefits. In us 15 cents stamps.
all that could be desired.
cotton. Blackberries in abun Everythingseems
sections where pays part postage or expressage an
many dance. Peaches promising a good fresh.-W. L. Jewett. keeps off idlers.
doubt almost disappointment ruled crop. No pears worth mentioning. Hillsboro, Limona-Good rain three It's a Dictionary of Honest Values
some weeks ago, are now found contentment Full of important information nc
W. C. Andruss. in
week has
days succession set
and satisfaction with crop matter where you buy. 700 Pages
prospects. The Western District reports Lake, Eustis-Fine growing week; vegetation growing rapidly. Corn 12,000 illustrations: tells of 40,00
that cotton is well and 5.66 inches of rain so far this month; looks refreshed, but was too far advanced articles and right price of each. On
weeding tomatoes all shipped; melons being: to make much of a crop now. profit only between maker and uses
putting on squares; some bloom to be Get it.MONTOOMERY.
shipped from Umatilla, Grand Island; -E. E. Pratt.Hillsboro .
in fields. In Wakulla
seen many WARD & CO.,
Sea Island cotton is reported as looking
county considerable grass is reported, Sutherland-The groundis iiit-i16 Michigan Ave., Chicagcs
well and .
but farmers are losing no time clean- fairly corn improving.H.1V. thoroughly wet, so that much sweet

ing cotton since the weather has be- 0. Margary. potato planting is being done. Watermelons ,
Jefferson, Limona-Plenty of rain; in the market but
come fair and the soil dry. are not
fine showers every day; corn doing to former size. Muskmelons
Over the North District corn is ear up years as to -
ing and cotton growing finely. Sweet finely; sugarcane, sweet potatoes, are above average here. Plum

potatoes are being freely planted. Corn field peas and pindars in their glory, crop is heavy. Late crop of peaches ., .
... ..
cotton doing well so far, but it rain I
is and fine.-Hartley.
reported generally good
crop ,
continues too it will take the
the weather has been especially fine rust.-J. B. Roach.long Orange, Buda-Good showers. It "OVER THE FENCE IS OUT"
for rice. Peaches are being shipped appears as if regular rainy season may This(
was unquestioned In the days when "two
though the crop will not be a largeone. Putnam, Huntington Frequent have set in. Orange trees putting on old cat" was the favorite ball game. Applying the
copious showers during the week same rule to farm stock we raised the standard
"Blight" seems to have ceasedits ; vigorous growth.Vhile in some in height to five feet. Through the fence is as bad
progress among the pears. St. much corn earing out well; cotton stances corn is past redemption, there I I as over So with abundant ELASTICITY and double
strength wire we"shut them out"(or In) and rule too
Johns county reports the week excellent growing finely; sweet potatoes being may be considerable made. Field world on fence.

for crab grass, and that the rains planted freely.-Benj. N. Bradt. peas are being planted extensively. PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.

came in time to save the corn crop. Baker, McClenny-Abundant rains Melons unusually late owing todrouth.

:Melons and green corn are plentiful l, the past week; some corn crops were .-Proctor. FLORIDA Up-to band date book.Horticultural Past-

and farmers in Nassau are plantingpeas too weak to recover, but as a general 1 Orange, Orlando-Plenty of rain and present of the
fruit industry. Experience and opinion of
beans and potatoes. The Central thing the crop will be good; some localities and conditions vastly improved. Late I I 400 leading growers. Latest practice and best

I District reports plenty of rain and report too much rain for cot corn and other cereals reviving. Po in methods orchard of and Most with recent varieties experience new and
crop conditions vastly improved. Late ton, but it is not thought to be injurious tato and tobacco planting active. old. Authoritative work by State Horticultural -
corn and other cereals are reviving, yet, as weather is now favorable; Peach crop best ever known here; fruit Society. Send, $1 for last "Annual," to

with potato and tobacco planting active good weather for potatoes and rice, larger and finer flavored. Citrus trees 6t.Secretary Diary,,Fla.DeSoto 0 I.e V R U If BROWING\ I

in many sections. Portions of and farmers are now busy plantingwhen booming, and altogether the outlookis -
Orange county report the peach crop vines are obtainable; the early brightening.-J. M. Rice.

the best ever known, citrus trees peach crop is now being shipped; Manatee Manatee Rain for threedays Avon Park-Over two
blooming, and the general outlook crop light; There will be considerablepears started, inches of rain the nth, indicating the
favorable. notwithstanding the blight; the everything growing; vegetable opening of the rainy season; this rain
about closed for the
CORRESPONDENTS' progress of the blight seems to be crop spring does great good to the crops which
REMARKS. stopped for this season.-H. L. Reed. summer; sweet potato plantingcommenced.C. were suffering from lack of moisture.
(District,County,Station, Correspondent.) V. S. Wilson.
Western District: Suwannee, Emerson-Cotton growing Southern District Dade, Jupiter-Pineapples have
Santa Rosa, :Milton-Heavy rains some blooms; corn in silk lookingwell Lee, yers-'Ve fear nothing more been ripening fast dunng present

over county first of week, now clear ; crops getting grassy.-\S'. J. in this section as to drought; now the spell of rainy weather. Hundreds

and cool, fine ,for work. Late rains Clarke. word is, "I fear we will have a flood." I of crates were shipped from this im-

l made half the corn crop; cotton doing Columbia, Lake City-Good rains the water stands on the ground a little mediate vicinity during week; the
v -well; plenty of vegetables and melons this week; Cheerful farmers and smiling 1 on account of so much rain; vegetation the quality is luscious.-J. W. Cronk.

W. Curtis. grass.-'V. B. Knight.St. is growing rapidly. Corn, peas I Lee, Estero-The rainy season

t'G.Escambia, Pensacola Excessive. Johns, Switzerland-Good week and sweet potato planting going forward -' seems fairly set in; most crops are

rains have been somewhat damaging.Irish for crops, crab grass especially. Plenty rapidly.-M. M. Gardner. I growing well.-0. F. L'Amoreaux.

potatoes are rotting some. Corn rain. A great many sweet potatoesput : Polk, Frostproof-Sweet potatoes A. J. MITCHELL,
doing well. Tomatoes and canteloupesrot out. The drouth was broken justin set out last week; need more rain.- Observer.

pretty badly.Thos. McMillan. time to save the com, and the pros- Fred W. Porter. j

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ceptions, that we must rely upon a re- I struction to property. Disasters in one FRUIT EVAPORATOR FOR

newal of the tree from the root growth, form or other from time to time overtakeall HOME GROWN STEAM We are delighted with it. Capacity

and by budding the new growth of the communities. We have reason to 1 be: --- 8 Archer bushels, Fla.per day. Price 2000. F. Trueblood 6-13-3 ,

sour stocks. thankful that our groves have not been

While there haa been disappointmentas destroyed, but left with power of speedy Pineapple Slips LIGDT Weight Sprig Buds, Hart's Tar-
to the quantity of fruit obtained from renovation.If Dancy Tangerine and Tana. For use
less injured and uninjured sections the upon shoots. Have fair results from their use.
expectations of the before the freeze we could plant outa and SuckersOf Cyrus W. Butler, St. Petersburg Fla.
grove owners as to
young and wait for its development 6-13-3
the rapid growth of sprouts from the grove years -
trees has been fully realized and to a bearing condition, it the Following Varieties
a very would be no great trial of our faith and 'FIlt CORN! KAFFIR: COUNt
large percentage of the has already
sprouts The Salvation of Florida.
been budded, and is showing a patience to await the early renewal of SALE Plant any time this month I will send you pre-
rapid and healthy growth. This our trees under the impetus of the great IZOR : paid enough choice Kaffir seed corn to plant one
will growth growth which underlies them. The acre for$i, two acres, $1.75; four acres, $3; eight
be largely accelerated during the towns which have been the ABBAKA PORTO Rico EGYPTIAN acres, $5. Every grain raised by myself andwarranted
present year, and we have reason to be- destroyed by genuine. Wm. L. Orange. 6-6-3
tornado will be rebuilt in the faith that Manville, Fla.
lieve, if no injury occurs during the win- such disasters QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY
are not to
ter of 1897 and 1898, that a considerablecrop likely recur QUEEN SMOOTH CAYENNE PER- AND COMMON PINEAPPLE
will be obtained in 1897, and a com- very long period. Sixty years elapsed FANCY Forty acres to select from. Also
paratively large in 1898 which will from the freeze of 1835, when the orange NAMBUCO AND RED Sr ANISH. pineapple and lemon laud on R. R. with beautiful -
crop trees were frozen down to the ground, to river front. James Holmes, Jensen, Fla.5303m.
be subsequent
gradually increased in
1895, when they were again frozen down. Apply to .
-of years. Such disasters come at only long intervals, G. 0. MATTHAMS, 1
DIE. .
and we may well have faith that the fu Florida Pineapple ', 1'or grape-fruit stocks budded. State size a
In the conditions in which'we found ture will not differ from the past, and it Company, of stock, age of bud and loa est cash price de-

ourselves last year, there seemed no other i is not likely that the present generationwill Or to livered. E. H. Mote, Leesburg Fla. 5-30-4

way for us but to maintain our orga>iiza- see another great freeze like those of :HADDOCK & MATTHAMS,

tion, to husband our resources, dischargeas 1835 and 1895.Unwise CAYENNE PINEAPPLE
rapidly as possible our liabilities, keep West Palm Beach, Fla SMOOTH from large fruiting plants now
our properties insured and await the cer- location, unsuitable soil, non- growing at our Modelo Park plr cry. Ready for
resident neglect, planting over large area delivery in July by the 100, 1.000 or 10,000. Also
tain reinstatement of the groves and be CENTAWOltD COL UMN.
with fine Abbaka and Golden Queen suckers. Write for
prepared to market the crop when made scant care, starved groves, poor prices. Orlando Grape and Fruit Company "'.
to the best advantage. The value of our fruit, we all hope to see disappear and S. Van Houten Treas., Orlando.Fla. 5-2-

organization was generally recognized the industry carried on with wiser meth- FOll SALE. 35 ACHE aLE CONTE
ods and Grove, trees set twelve SPANISH PINEAPPLE SLIPS
greater care.I years; right on
and that its necessity would be felt when the railroad. Five acaes of it in the corporate RED Sale-Four hundred thousand readyfor
the days of renewed production should hope that we shall all be prosperous 1 mils of Monticello, Fla. Box 524', Jacksonville July and August planting. Book

arrive. That day we believe to be within during the coming year, and that a Fla. orders now. Caxambas Canning Co., Marco,
Lee Co. Fla. & 5millRTY
twelvemonth hence will have the -
the next two years. we FRUIT-Dormant buds on sour
Greater care has been exercised as to prospect of a partial crop in sight. i to 2 inches diameter at ground THOUSAND TREES FOR
tl2.ooper hundred if taken immediately. Char -L Sale. Seedling and budded grape fruit
the selection of budding wood to secure les E. Smith, Windermere Fla. 6-20-3 Valencia and Hart's Late Eureka Lemons
the best varieties as to quality, and The effort of the "Citizen" to prove Dancy Tangerine and Pineapple buds All

adaptation to localities,time of maturing, that there is as large, if not larger, acre- SAFE ARRIVAL 26 varieties OF nuns GUARAN- buds on grape fruit stock four and one half
old. Write before
Orange including best years us buying. Bowyer
shipping and keeping qualities, and we age in vegetables than last year is amus strains or Tangerine 3 varieties Pomelo, 5 Lem- & Stephens, Lakeland, Fla.BUDWOODJAFFA .
may anticipate that when our groves fur- ing. One of the towns reported as having ons. 400 very fine King orange trees from October -------
nish again to the markets of the world approximately 100 acres, both last buds 2000 Parson Brown and Whitaker. I HOMOSASSA CFN-

the Florida orange, it will be finer in year and this, in vegetables for shipmenthas teet 10,000 Fla.other varieties. A. J. Pettigrew,6-20-3 Mana- Mediterranean Sweet,
Old Vini. Magnum Bonum, Maltese Blood, Washington
quality, and more remunerative to the to our certain knowledge, less than : PLANTS.: Smooth Navel, Majorca Nonpareil, Maltese Oval,

grower, than in the years immediately five acres. Any town can have thousands PINEAPPLE. $5.00. Gi-Iden Queen Cayenne$3 oo Ribbed DuRois, Orange Lake and Eureka, Genoa -
preceding the freeze. Inferior groves of acres on paper this way. Everyone per hundred. Thomas Ktty, Castle, Fla. Lamb and Sicily Lemons, at $5.00 per 1,000,

will have largely disappeared, more at with a grain of common sense knows that J 6-20-3 or Pierce's 7sc per Ruby.100.Parson DuRoi Brown Blood, Dancy, Amory's Tangerine Blood,,

tention will be paid to the quality of there has been a large reduction in the WONDERFUL PEAS.: (Huslingg.) Mandarin and Royal, Improved, and Seedling

fruit, and the packing and handling. It acreage because of the high transportationrates. not prepaid Peck Pomelos, and Mammoth Shaddock, are|i oo per
is also to be hoped that the facilities and 400: Bushel, $1.50 June planting succeeds best. too straight. W. K. Trimble, Braidentown,
A. Z. Armour Panasoflkee Manatee Fla. tf
Fla. 6.2o-3BUIIWOOD. County, 5-9-
rates of transportation will be improved.The Tho'e wishing the genuine

absence of the Florida orange from A and King Orange, Marsh Seed- NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000
the market has convinced the consumerof meeting was held at the Palmer less Pomelo, can procure spine by writing J. W. of the most popular varietiesfor
its superiority which is now generally House, Chicago, on the 20th of May by Waite Lemon Grove California, sending him delivery this fall and winter. Send in your
representatives of local Fruit Growers' moner order or draft, at fifteen, ten and fifteen orders now, and be sure to get what you want.
recognized. While our own growers Associations with dollars per thousand respectively. F* D. Waite, Pric s and particulars on application. W. K.
have realized the advantage always resulting a view to forming a Magnolia Nurseries, Belleview, Fla. 6-20-3 I Trimble, Braideutowu, Manatee County, Fla.
National Fruit Growers'Union. The i
object -
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from scarcity, our competitorshave to BUD WOOD. The genuine original Pal SOil
not been able to derive any appre- was perfect system by which from budded trees Lemon and Grape GENUINE Nunan, Bessie Cherokee, Colum-
ciable advantage from the absence of our each section would keep every other sec- Fruit buds for fale. Write for our prices. W. Michel's Early, Stevens
tion (using the same markets at the same Tomson & Co,Lake Weir, Fla. it and Jefferson Strawberry Plants, per 1,000, f.'.00.
fruit from the markets. When we are JULIUS SCIINADELBACH,Lock Box 4,Grand Bay
time) fully advised as to the quantity and Ala.
again prepared to place on the market in
kinds of fruit en route to all markets,
considerable abundance
our fruit will
thereby enabling competing sections to so I LOUISIANA GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-
derive the benefit of its acknowledged i
) grass for lawns and permanent
direct their
reputation and value in higher prices and shipments as to not only pre- i pastures. Sets $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35

a steady demand. \Vo are not likely to vent the disastrous gluts now so frequent, cents per hundred,postage paid. W.II. POWERS,
but it would make more Equal distribu- GENUINE CARNEY PARSON BROWN Lawtey, Fla.
again glut the market for years to come, We can now fill orders for
tion of the fruits in
and we may reasonably anticipate fair many fruit distributing the genuine Parson Brown budwood (the Car- FOR SALE-IMPERIAL DWARF

prices and a ready sale, and if some cities. ney tree). We owned for several years the famous Suckers! :;per 1OO,iJ.lO per 1000,
Parson Brown tree and budded our groves f. o. b.. cash with order. H. II. WILKINSON,
method can be devised for holding the with budwood from this old tree. Our budwood Rockledge, Fla. 3- I3m.STnA".nl .

fruit for a considerable period in a sound A valuable document has been receivedby thi spring is very good. We guarantee every
bud we send out to be the genuine Carney Parson nur PLANTS.--NOW IS
state will control the market.
we virtually
us from the Agricultural Departmenton Brown. Address Carney Co. Lake Weir, Fla. set for good runners. I have zoo,-
Since our last meeting we have to regret the principal diseases of the citrus 5-16-4 000 Alabama Newmans and 5000 Clouds

the death of our highly honored fruits in Florida. It is a full report of the cheap for cash. G. W. JENNINGS Lawtey,

vice president and director, Damon investigations of Messrs. Swingle and Florida. 3-7-4

Greenleaf, Esq. ltlr.GreenleaCrarticipa; Webber in this line, and should be in the FOR SALE for cash time ortiadeorangegroves,

ted in the organization of the Exchange, hands of every orange grower. If you and timber lands. E.; RUMLBY, Kenka,

and he has been one of its most promi- have not a copy send to the Departmentof Pla. .VII-l6t

nent and faithful supporters and friends. Agriculture, Washington, D. C.-So. 4 Send for Annual Descriptive FOIL SALE Two Leon county farms 480 acres
His loss will be felt in our board of directors Ruralist. 40 ; +, CATALOGUE, 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and
e. newly issued and revised. tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
and executive committee wherehe
( It contains everything Fla. S-24-tf
has for many years assisted us with needed by the Horticul
his wise counsel. I turist and plant-lover. U Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
PLANTS andTREES for Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff, Fruit
The general Mr. Ives and the q' Grape ,
manager, QUICK WORK Orchard, Window, Lawn Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
secretary, Mr. Turner, have remained or Greenhouse. Largest such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael
faithfully at their posts and cared for our : or collection to seleclfrom Malta Blood and CentenniaL Address, A. L.
In selling and for Fruits and in the South.
paying Vegetables Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries
affairs with zeal and discretion and
shipped to us is our motto. WE REASONER BROTHERS. ONECO, FLA. Dunedin, Fla. 8'i7-tf
they deserve your thanks and appreciation. GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
, FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
, BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby We pay freight. Write for our lates
REASON FOR ENCOURAGEMENT. our 40 years experience without defaults price-list E. W Amsden.Ormond, Fla. 7.i-tft
I think we have abundant cause fo ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand

encouragement; in the present condition financial stability which any bank or IRRIGATED GROVE- 100 acres, 10 years set
merchants having mercantile reports can tretsj in other fruit trees, etc.
t' and future prospect of the orange growers verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR For sale at a sacrifice. Address"11." The Palms,
of Florida. METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send THE IMPROVED Lane Park.Lake County Fla 4 2-901
r We are daily reminded of the uncertainties your name for our quotations. Stencil and VICTOR
cards free. Letters promptly answered r'NJ MAKE HENS LAY There is
nothing like
*l of all pursuits in life and of die Bowker's.Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor

*> asters which are as unexpected as ours. FRENCH & CO. ida last year.. Hundreds of testimonials. For
In the last few months California has INCUBATOR particulars, write E.W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.

I sustained severe loss to her fruit crop 116 Warren St,, New York. ff*Absolutely Hatches Chickens Steam io-i3-tf

by unusual cold, the towns and farms of The simplest, most !reliable LIGHT Brahma, Barred Plymouth Rock and
the west have been swept by tornandoes ESTABLISHED 1855. andcbeapesttarstclasiHatchet market. Circulars Turkey Egg for hatching,$i.oo per

causing an immense loss of life and del= 4 c* ts, aaP.IT &CO.i QRlAc7,L setting. Mrs. C. Gomperts Lady Lake, Fla.J'JUDIT


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jgST The magificent Steamships of this line are appointed to sail as n w tiOG

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Nacoochee ..?......._. ..... .....,...................... .......................Tuesday, June 2 :.. ,
j Kansas City..... .................................... ............ ................Thursday, June 4 O
. City of Augusta .... .... ................................. ...... .......... .....Saturday, June 6
;,; City of Birmingham.. ...... ....... .... ....................... ............. ...TuesdaY.June 9 d ,.
Kacoochee ... ............ ..... .................. ........................... Thursday,June n
Kansas City............................................................. ..... .. Saturday. June 13 .. 1 0 n
City of Augusta ...... .... .............. ........... .. ...................... Tuesday, June 16 ,
City of Birmingham................ .................... ... ......... ...... Thursday,June 18
Nacoochee .......... ......... ................ ........ ..... ... .................. Saturday,June 20 r. adI
' Kansas City......... ...................................... ............ .. ...... Tuesday,June 23 <<
City of Augusta .................................. .. .................... .... .. Thursday,June 25
: City of Birmingham ...... .. .................. ......................... .... Saturday, June 27
Nacoochee ............ ... ........................................................Tuesday,June 30
G. M. SORRELL Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.

Lewis's "'harf--3 P. 31.

(Calling at Philadelphia)....... .... ....... .... ..... ... .... Thursday, June 4 Finest Cuisine and Service. A'o Transfers Jleticeen Jacksonville and JV'eiP York,
' a City (calling at Philadelphia) ... .... ... .;............................., Thursday,June n
Chaltahoochee (callin : at Philadelphia) ................................ ........Thursday, June 18 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Gate City(calling at Philadelphia) ... ... ............ .................... ..... ...Thursday, June 25
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents Lewis's Wharf. "Comanche" (new), "Algonquin," Iroquois," "Cherokee" SEm1D0 0'


Delaware, Avenue. NORTH BOUND.Steamers .
Gate City (passenger and freight)........................................:Saturday, May 30, 6 p.m. are appointed to sail according tot the tide.
City of Macon (freight only)....... .. ...................... ............Tuesday, June 2,3 p. m.
ChHttaboocbee (passengers and freight: )...... ... .... .. ............ Saturday, June 6, 6 p. m. From JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston), .. ..............Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Gate City (passenger and freight)......................... .... ...... .... Saturday, June 13 6 p.m. Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.,.................. ..... ............ ......Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays.
City of Macon (freight only) ........ .... ......... ...................Tuesday, June 16.3 p. m. For hours of sailing Line" Schedule of and Charleston paper
Chattahoochee (passenger and freight) .......... .................... Saturday, June so, 6 p.m. see "Clyde Jacksonville daily .
Gate City(passengers and freight) ..... ........................ .........Saturday, June 27, 6 p. m.
City of Macon (freight only). .. ....... ............ ... .. ............Tuesday, June 3 0.3 p. m SOUTH BOUND.
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. CHARLESTON, S. C., ............ ..h..........:...... ....... ...Mondays,Wednesdays and Fr days

Central ((90" Meridian) Time-as below. For JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston).................Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr days

City of, June 2, 9:00: p. Kansas City ...Thursday, June 18, 9.00 p. m.
C'y Birm'gh'm. Thursday, June J, *\.rw\p. City of Augusta.... Saturday,June 20,10.00 p. m'
Nacoochee........ Saturday,June o, 10.00 p. m'l City of Birm'gh'm..Tuesday 23. d to P m. CUVDE'S IVE
Kansas City ...... Tuesday, June 9, 4.30 p. Nacoochfe ........Thursday, JuneS, 6.00p.m. ST. JOHfiS MflE
City of Augusta .. Thursday June 11, 7.00 p. m. Kansas City...... Saturday,June 27 9.00 p. m.
City of Birro'gh'm.. Sat'day,JUDe 13 900 p.m.I City of Augusta ....Tuesday June 30, 9 co p. m, DE BARY LINE.
Nacoochee....... ..Tuesday June 16, 9 oo p. mSAVANNAH
Jacksonville, Palatka, San ford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate
TO BOSTON. Landings on the St. Johns Rive

Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below.
The Side-Wheel
GateCity..........Thursday, June 4, I.oop.m I Gate City..........Thursday, June t8, 12.00 noon Elegant iron Steamer"EVERGLADIC
Chattahoochee ....Thursday June n, 5.30 p, m. I| Chattahoochee ...Thursday June 25, 6.00 p. m. ,,

Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville, Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p. m., and from
((90 Meridian) Time-as below. Sauford on Mondays and Thursdays at 5.00 a. m.

City of Macon.. Wednesday,June 8, 3.30 p. m'l I I City of Macon... ... Monday, July 6, 2.00 p. m.
City of Macon....Tuesday, June 23, 4 oo p. | SOUTHBOUND. NORTIiBOUND
W. ARNOLD, 0.T. P. A., WALTER HAWKINS Fla. P. A., W. J. FARRELL, Sol. Agt:, Read Dowa SCIl1DU1 Read Up.

Jacksonville, Florida. Leave 33op.m ...... ...................Jacksonville...... Arrive 3.30a.m.
i C.G.ANDERSON, AGENT. J. P. BRCKWITH. F. & P. AGENT .. 8.45 P m. ...................... .... Palato.................... ...... Leave 9.oop.m.
Savannah. 0,. Pier 35, North River, New York. .. 3.00 a. m. .......................... .Astor.... ....................... 4.oop. m
? 4.30 am. ..................... St. Francis......................... .. 2.30 p. m.
W. BOURS.. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. ....,. .... .nu.. .u....................... Beresford ....uu.u..u. t.30Pm.
I Arrive 8.3oa.m. .............. .... ....Sanford.........._. ............ ...... .. 9.ooa.m.
.. 9.25 a. m. .................... .... 7nterprise................... ...... 9.30 a. m,
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO., ...... ..... .... ......................So. Fla.R. R. Wharf................... 11.00 a, m.

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay Sl, Jacksonville

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers .
A. J. COLE, Pasfuger Agent Bowling Green, >New'York,
,, M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, s Bow ing Green, New York.
THEO. G. EUEIt, Traffic Manager S Bowling Green, New York.P. .
aD w E er BAY ST., J'ACK oHVUzr c, i.A. M. IIlONHONGElt, Jr., Florida : Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay 8t, Tacksonrtlle, FU. .
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville, Fl*.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.

We Handle Only the Best and Most Sellable Seeds. A Comply Stock of WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits Meal, 19 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowline Green, New York.

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

1 gBr -Al1Ba Fertillm l Bo. NITRATE SODA, SEEDS


Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH, .Q- Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for toy price-list of Field and Garden Seed

1,000bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats.js cents bushel Alfalfa
per or Lucerne
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS SULPHATE POTASH, pound; Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound.'r"cents r

1 Orange FERTILIZER.Tree and Vegetable KAINIT, Etc P. F. WilSON I SEEDSMAN. ,

These Fertilizers hare no superior In the market, and A trial will convince. -'/p./
} Bend for Catalogue tree.a GAINESVILLE FLORIDA. !;:-

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handsome Bags which don't rot.
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R-J.: The cheapest brand for the quality in the r ,

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.:..J- tural Chemicals, Sulphur,etc.
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l funned wtht is death to the Rust Mite, Red Spider,and the : D
Pure growth.&FTHE
A n i ma l Fail1l A certain destruction to the Aleyrodes Citri(White Flyand) other I'',u
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famUiesofScaleatallperiodsoftheirdevelopment. Fataltothe '
Spider,and other insects affecting Pineapples and Vegetables. .



llubbe1''Hose, Nozzles, Microscopes, etc. A great variety of the lest makes, at t 1IftI-WA1' '
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a drive him of the full occupation would be found for
!' Stand for Something.,. methods that may look like "casting high and thereby out "
fl""t.. i bread upon the waters," but which market so soon as he comes in compe- fast freight trains between the South

,: .. It is mainly devoted fo agricultural are sure to return in due time.It tition with one a little less favored in and the Northland.It .
climate but favored in soil and is hoped that competing lines,
information and of the
and' horticultural be gain to
t, .; may a temporary
and in absence of with more extended vision of their
transportation rates
reforms will advance and
such measures and as owner of the scrub cow razor-
local demand perhaps one half his management, and in time a legislaturethat
those interests among its con. back to have the range of the neighborhood
o' < will the State commissionthat
must rot on the ground or be give a
stituents. and feed off his neighbor'scrop crop
will the demands will at least adjust some of the
.t sold for less than satisfy -
it will result in the
but enmityof
.: Our readers have not been at a loss and discriminations that of the State
of the parts
railway company,
:' '. where stand in that neighbor, and of his seeking a
know how and we
to the result is an abandoned garden or suffer from, are in the good time
,that discourages country where he will not be deprivedof
: relation: to legislation and side tracks filled with cars coming.-Southern Ruralist. '
tKe general settlement and impiove- his property without due process of for grove which there is no demand.It .

ment of the State in which it is pub- law.The Do not give up for lost little chicks
lished, which legislation gives more member of the legislature holds gives us no pleasure to criticise.It that get caught in a rainstorm and be-

rights to a very miserable breed of his seat in its halls by agreeing to pass would be more pleasant to say come drenched. Take them and wrap

cattle ,and hogs than to a man, nor in acts that municipalities shall not 'en- I smooth things. We do not desire to them up in in hot flannel, leaving their

.: our discussion of the policy ,of at least force laws for the protection of property make enemies, and the course we pur heads out, and keep them where it is
but the end thereof is deserted sue antagonizes many. But we do
Some of the transportation companies very warm. They will sometimes revive -
which has utterly disheartened vast towns and gardens and the absence of! not like to see a State of such wonderful after they seem to be nearly or

'7, numbers of good citizens from an occupation capital and good citizenship will re possibilities, and capable of such quite dead.-Texas Farm and Ranch.

to which soil and climate are duce the tax exhibit and put a stop to blessings to more inhospitable climatesin .
,peculiarly adapted; and fills railway State and municipal improvements.The her fruits and vegetables, chiefly Occasionally when the earth is dry
becausea noted for her cigar factories and a spade up a small space near the brood
/)ards and side tracks with empty cars ; railway company may,
? tKaymight be employed bringing trucker in his early shipments reaches few palace hotels, when if the invest- coops and make fine and mellow, so
'." produce and consumer together. a bare market and gets an excep-- ments in these hotels were divided in the little chirpers can take bath. The

I .'<. It is Amour policy to scold and tionally goOd price for his products, encouraging settlers on the lands now way they will enjoy it will pay for

abuse, enlighten; and advocate fix a freight tariff that is exceptionally lying idle, and keeping them there, your trouble.

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