Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00101
 Material Information
Title: 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
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 7, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00101
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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':- v&c&QTvi2\ ; .E FLORIDA NOVEMBER 1896. Whole No. 1448 NEN SERIKSV0m
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We have limited tpply Of fine buddy' oraje9: !" ..4't!year old on sour

and trifoliate stock:,*3yeareold (Budded low). AU lou_ ,twery. stock haying. NOW is THE TIME TO ARRANGE FOR STOEKl!
now ill i thrifty YW"rt l* !:
been banked last:jrinteifcTrees;: are: ,
'*kFoUo.: 'ingYArietfes gna. teed true to name::.! : Investigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards.
MAJORCA: *- r- -KUliX BLOOD, '. IJ "ST. MICHAEL, 1-DearS { Experimenting in the Growth of Florida Fruits.
KEO"A1FA SWEETIf"," ': HART'S LATE; NAVEL, Eiperience: in the Production Trees for Florida Planting.
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TANGERINE ... .and nOHOSASSSASATSUMA GRAPE E jj-pujfc! '7-"" .

'... *A few hundred fiaeYr'ees'of' the true Plncapp Oran..ti. |ize'ofjbtt, -&ato 4 feet. Price,SO and 75 ,Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.
t'i&? eenta each. .' 'f\ ;'
t.n ct' 1 13UO\l\lDO DR. ; Over 300 Varieties of Fruits ,and
f..< Can furnish} Budwoo falt the abo.e&med QarIeU4 for falls-bnddlng. Prices will, be reduced
4 October 011 some ntrietiesr Por full ps rticulars,address: .J1/
1, : :! 'I rrnSTINOS'. !-. & WYUE. Peaches, Pears, Plums, Citrus Fruits, Kaki, Nuts,
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LAKE o;.GMQE.URSERIES: 'IF: NO- AGENTS. Catalogue free. Estimates Furnished. Correspondence Solicited.


;. are_offering*.fiaelol of BnddcdT>r ees tof tt for season of/95 and 96,including a limited supply of!
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..,.,../: =t'.. : .> 'GENUINE- BOOKED. EARLY TREES' AND BUDS .

*:"' Also Gripe'Frult :Tardifls. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet,''Bessie. Tangerine and .
rxommon.Orange. ,San'tord'SlcityI.emon an4 VU\a\. Franca Lctnon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour 15,000 BUDDED TREESAll
4stocks Write for prices to. -z
rl '. .' of .HAwIiIKS1 & SONS
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", .. .I #... Georgetown Flaw the choicest varieties of citrus fruit wild lemon
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't1:1: .", W' '. 'i to : "t'o roots, grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land.
4 '' ( :PECANS Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropical '
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,: and semi-tropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering plants.
From: the ffi&cost tries In FRrida. Moneys i akinfiarly Peaches. A full line of Pears. and
a ?': !: :-tAums-pellcioas Celestial Figs.: $!ulbtYries that bear four months. Catalogue on application.

7' ....,, ,:; SASUMAVAND fty,Jl* mt :: OTHER|fe .>.OR&GES* ; Trifoliate: gtQscks'one, twO and three years.old3AllBtock? clean and healthy. Send for inter- .f.. ""
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t : '. taU,n.and Califo: nh stock.sold by.nSrtherajwuses at f 2 to f 1.50 per pound. .
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aid Pac4 cents lb.8S cents
..4'f'c. ;a.. 'Both.Varieties,White, Ridj < cents; # 15 Cents oz; 25 ; ; .
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-1 The Best of Stock. Proper Treatment. Low Prices.

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: ? :IHE MERCHANTS' Bond Dairy tat va' little boot.usu y and Farm.tlona to BhlppOT*.*Mattel.)r y 0' Com plefa-. '.1.".

c .. J v. .JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, R por (,.Speeial a.fcrei>eM,8teBelU.eM..All free.
a I Inquiries and Correspondence I nvltei.r. ; ;_ Estab: ;
""' w. ..e..I\e 1peetfally solicits yoat Deposits,Collections ond'Osncrol .
business J. ..& i; tQ t
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John"L, Marvin, ;'.* Church Anderson, Chas.Marvin,!, i
I. T. Baya s .'oW. Ma Davidson, + Judge R. B.Ar
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We have a supply o1,fine budd0 oran ;tte..ai1'year old on sour

and trifoliate stock,. yeaSofd ftndded low)/tfM out;#W Z stock haying. is THE TIME TO ARRAngE FOR STOEKl!
been banked last Trintetr' .Asar.e'now- in'thn t ty .diijMW ;
-Following'YArietfes polranteed true to name:: $HI. "'" Investigation into the Requirements of Florida Orchards.
MKOTSWKET H'YJonoA "' .,..*. .. ''f 'iilJBY 8ANFORD'IIEO: BLOOD, ,'.' ;t .,, PARSON ST. MICHAEL BROWN.JAFI'A. 1 n J Y ears t: S { Experimenting in the Growth of Florida Fruits.
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,_ :;and GRAPE FRUIT;- .
'... *". >A few hundred fihelrew'of the' true PineappifcOranj. J I Size..oho' ,3 to 4 feet. Price,50 and 75BUDWOdD ,Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.
i .ceMs each. .. 3t

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; Ornamentals
Can fern is b Budwcm $it the ab mimed var etieqor falltIding. Prices wilt. be reduced
R a fn October on some.rletielf"" For full pa rticu1ars'addreSs: :Q..ii't.-
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: '. ,: .'.', Interlachen, Fla.
... p'' <_,i ,w. ) Grapes Roses Etc. Etc.
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Samoa ,Sanford'BgidJyJtcmoa au4 Villa Franca Lemon Grown'to stakes. All on Sourhstocks
a Jl':---t1* Orange 15,000 BUDDED TREES
.; write for:prices tcM''
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)i. ** roots, grown on high, loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land. s

: '' / ** .] En': : PECAN** Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropicaland
: semitropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering
r ti. S :Jrrom the fS 4t: ttrws In F1rfd Money ffiTdilnfiarly Peaches. A full line of Pears and
.. ..;'-'. f'TPlunn>.Delicious Celestial Figs.: MulbSries: that bear four months. Catalogue on application. ,

,.-' .. i iTUXA'NAND, OTHES'O it" : 1'-,,,;" GES ON TRIFOLIATA.. JOHN B. BEACH, Indian River Nurseries

t : Tilfotiaat.",tQokVpno,two and three years. :old, "AlUtock, clean and healthy. Send for inter.OI,13 -
;: st1nr eat 1O_ 'tlA. 0 < 1P'7" (Established 1886.)
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fo .- a ..4 OurXock otbls l popnlarvatit4v will be ready for,delivery by October ist. Beware spurious SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON BROWN, ETO;,VETO.
ItaI1gn and Californta'stock Sold 1 by northern Bouses at f 2 to 12.50 per pound. .
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'f-f-f ? BUDDING WOOD.rfffTrifoli&ta
( !' OP.R1SEE ARE .
Stock, (One, Two and Three Years,) Pears, Peaches, Plums; Figs.
T..\. Both Varieties,WhUe and Rad"Padt4s cents; H oz.15 cents; i oz; 25 cents; K lb.85 cents;
Camellias Imported Plants, Fine Budded Roses Etc
: ) ': ,..L, .. *$ 4* -Md'K $3.00 post paid. Japonicas, .
: : ,, : The Best of Stock. Proper Treatment. Low Prices.
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". Cashier.. .' Assistant Cashier.
t x.*,; ;* CJtPITAI1: $100,000. Fruits and Produce

jtooelTe and ten,i.\earlOM lots nd smaller :
BANK quantitiee.all fro3uot of the Orchard.' OardMU
> :THE MERCHANTS'NATIONAL Dairy,Hennery and arm. =- .
Send for oar ttttle book."'aggeeOtaa to Stippen,"Xarbt
>. -, : 'JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, 13eporttapeelat Kefereue ,8tnclUete..all tree. : _
and Invited.
Inquiries' Correspondence
.: .<-.*jD.Qtfally solicits your Deposits,Collections sand'Gene1Q1i I
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'SAFE DEPOllf. BOXES TO RENT FROM $5. a a 1 ap v

PER YEAR, UP.DIRECTORS' 1 ?r lpd t'r

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John L. Marvin, r"* Church Anderson, ,":1., Chas..MarvtT. .
Baya ,. 'W. M. Davidson, Judge R.B.Arj'Vl
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.. BODY, I Direct from Factory:at Wholesale Prices. SOper cent,saved.
Guaranteed two years. Write at once for new beautifully Illustrated 20Opage
MIND Notice Is hereby given.of the intention of Catalogue snowing latest styles in large variety from a$10 cart tothe \yV
the undersigned to apply to his Excellency,I LvS tAy most stylish carriage. Prices In plain figures. Testimonials f rora ; ScV
MORALS. : Henry L. Mitchell, Governor of the State of ttnfe.S4V every state. Highest awards at Worlds Fair and Atlanta Exposition.A *nifci
: Florida;for Letters Patent on the following Write to-day. Catalogs, r'l'. ALX.UHCE CAKBIAQE co., m EMI Coirt BUM, Cii lai.ti,ouo.
proposed Articles of Incorporation of the I

COMPANY of Jacksonville, Florida in pur- .
.. suance of Section 2125 of the Revised Statutes
The i of the State of Florida and the amendments IF. ,
Dated at Jacksonville, Fla., this the third ... .
day of November, A. D.l896.HAROLD .
Florida WESTON,
Agricultural "


supported by grants from the National o. .
Government. All tuition free to all students OF THE 1.a.
from Florida. to males and females. >
Open .' .4.
Women board with families in town. Men ATLANTIC COAST & EXPORT LUMBER .. ... 'f.,-
board at College Mess Hall for $10.00 per ,; SEE: THAT CURVE.
month. A most healthy location. College COMPANY.The :
surgeon attends all students free of charge. W\ .
Military discipline under a graduate of West f *
Point. Four courses of Instruction,-Agricultural undersigned do hereby propose to asso- .
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Mechanical Latin Scientific and of t
ciate themselves together for the purpose .. .. k.' .> "SId.
Women's. Superior equipment in Labora being incorporated under and by virtue of 'f. ...' -- ".
tories. Gives degrees of B.8. and A. B. Business the laws of Florida,and adopt the following .
Course giving free instruction in Pen- as the proposed charter. "
manship. Book Keeping,Business Law Short ARTICLE I. j ;r .
Hand, Type Writing and Telegraphy. Fall
Term opens Monday, Oct.5th,1896. For catalogues The name of this corporation shall be the : 4\
S giving full information address, "ATLANTIC COAST & I EXPORT LUMBER IT'S-QUALITY THAT: : AIDS THL1: : O _
COMPANY,"and Its principal place of business .
O. CLUTE President,
shall be in the City of Jacksonville in the J

Lake City Fla. State of Florida. T U FOR THEMSELVES, ;cf
ARTICLE II. -..- ''
-, The business to be conducted by this cor-
poration shall be the buying, selling and IT'S THE SCIENCE SHOWN THAT
shipping of lumber and timber of all kinds.


The amount of Capital Stock of this corporation AIDS TEE: QUALITY.
shall be Fifty Thousand Dollars, to be "'\
: ;divided into five hundred shares of one hun- .
dred dollars each twenty-live thousand dollars 4
tT'WThe of which shall}I be paid upon the issuanceof or
Latest Returns '
Letters Patent by the transfer to said corporation

Though Incomplete, show that every State has of the lumber business now owned .
surely gone for the PAGE. Where it was well and conducted by the firm of H. Weston
known there was practically no opposition and as Co., including all machinery, lumber, cross-
it Is a"stayer,"this settles the question for severalterms. ties,contracts accounts notes and all other
assets of every kind and description belong- 191bs.atifigst91bS
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich. ing to said firm or appertaining to said busi- Se
ness. The remainder of said capital stock to .. ,
be issued at such time as may be determinedby
the Board of Directors and paid for in .
cash at its value. .
loridaAIR par _ _
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The term of this corporation shall begin .. : _, ; ; .
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with the issuance of the Letters Patent and lilt I.
continue for twenty-five .j
"OO S clays ahead of them; call"
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The business of this corporation shall be ..
conducted by a President,a Treasurer and a Art Catalogue 4 cents In Stamps. : '
Secretary and a Board of three Directors.The '
Stockholders shall meet on the first ,J;. .
Monday in January A. D. 1897\ and annually .. '
r [nvestmentsDevelopments thereafter,at their General office in the Cityof
Jacksonville and State of Florida,and electa KEATING WHEEL eO. HOLYOKE, MASS..
President, a Treasurer, a Secretary and aBoard *" ?
; of three Directors.
< Until the first annual election the businessof
the corporation shall be conducted by liar
I Attractions : old Weston as President, Ernest G. Phinneyas un __ ___ & ______ .____u ___x____ .III
Treasurer John H. Zaringas Secretary, w> .
j5> Addreil, and by said Harold Weston, Ernest G. Phin- this kind of game, being able to row this,wh ter. The oystermen report;
and John II. Ircctors.
< ney as boats in close that*the storm f killed nearlyall
G. D. ACKERLY, ARTICLE VI. very range.GreenCove oj Jijjy 7

CENtRAL PASSCNCCR AGENT, The highest amount of indebtedness to Spring. the oysterSjin cambia bay. \
which this corporation may at any time sub-I
THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, ject itself, shall be fifty thousand dollars. I Cedar contractors have commencedtheir Lime potasn phosphoric acid and'
r; ARTICLE VII. fall work in the swamps. Cedar 1 '
JACKSONVIUC. FLORIDA. nitrogen are all essential the
The name and residences of the corporatorswho getting is one of the industries of the *
are subscribers hereto are as follows: orchard. flu
which gives employment to a 4 _
HAROLD WESTON,Waltham, Mass. county, *-
AIR trr T& ERNEST PHINNET,Jacksonville,Fla. great many men.-Brooksville Star. Destroy? every scrub on the farm;be

JOHN H. ZARINQ Jacksonville, Fla. it cow hog or chicken.
Cattle are feeding extensively on the

,... State County of of Florida Duval. )i 88t? water_ hyacinths i in _the _river,_and a Dried blood is preferred to raw bone

."'" 'tt Personally appeared before me, a Notary peculiar feature of their browsing on and flesh for poultry feed. Some pre

(\ Public Weston in and Ernest for said G.County Phinney and and State John, Harold H. this plant is that they always eat the fer it for milch,cows, but do not feedit

\. Zaring, who,each for himself,acknowledgedthat flowers first.-Green Cove Springs as it is ojectionable to'their custom
: be is a subscriber to the capital stock of Hustler. .
COMPANY and that he subscribed his name to Some seed dealers a great deal '
say Great
.. the foregoing proposed articles of incorporation preparations are being
well begun is hair done. Begin of said company.IN about onion seed not germinating if for winter the Indian 0
..- well by getting Ferry's Seed gardens along
Don't let chance determine WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereuntoset kept in this state over one season. A
my hand and affixed my official seal I, river, and in few months the vegetable
your Seeda crop Known, but plant and Ferry'st.ti sold at Jacksonville Fla., this ,the Third grower here reports a splendid stand growers will be shippipg nice fresh
day of November A. D..I89f. from seed here for five six
everywhere. kept or truck northern and
Before you plant,get [Seal l] HENRY C. GOQDELL, Courier-Informant. garden to eastern
; Notary Public. years.-Bartow markets.-MelbourneTimes.
Ferry's Seed Annual *
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.! for 1S9& Contains more pray It is estimated that $500,000 worthof
tidal Information for farmers will be timber was completely destroyed in The Columbia county fa ive
It a matter
k and gardeners than many high- raised more hogs this
the western of Alachua ye
priced text books. Mailed free. hunters to know that 1 to part county by
y.ll.YEYRi l'0.. DITROIT,BIUL the storm. before, Not a single'of K
be the "croi he
biggest kind has sofa '
river thi Large shipments of Indian river fishre any ,

going forward from Titusville. Bran and com _

-, Orchards require ixty-six barrels were shipped one day crease the quality ,.

J, :Is fa -*- week. milk. So will

( ysters will be high in Fensacola cotton seed meal '

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Grove Ml Orchard. and it will be well! for him to do Wore actions by other parties, however, one one of the many orange growers who
taking his usual morning orange"as, an appetite has to admit that he has no stake in have "stayed behind" to once more

invigorator. the same, whilst if no such admissionis "bring her into bearing again." Should

A New Orange Pest.e SECOND-,ARTICLE. possible, helplessness alone is pleaded any such league be formed with sucha

Editor Partner and Fruit-Grower. The Commercial Tribune of Monday (on behalf of Florida in this case), "grand old man"say as :Mr. GeorgeR.

A former winter resident and grove morning first heralded to the orange loving then, indeed, another admission must Fairbanks at its head, I venture to

owner here, now living in Virginia, public the discovery made some days be granted, viz.: that she is being I say it would, however, stay the handof
writes about some received ago oy the little grandson of Capt. Wm. crowded to the wall, and will soon I the despoiler and restore to the

from New Mexico which oranges were heavy Baffin, of this city, of the strange parasite lose her brand in the world's markets.To orange men "golden fruit without
in the
found in large numbers freshest "
and juicy, and in flavor and quality and most wholesome looking fruit obtain- say that Florida orange growers thorns.
closely resembled those he used to able in the Cincinnati markets. As have no stake in danger from the The transportation companies, with

'pluck: from his own trees_ in Florida in stated, samples of fruit purchased at ran- sale of spurious fruit is impossible; I Mexican fruit fast looming up on the
the halcyon days before the freeze. In dom were submitted to Profesors Rowe therefore one needs only to direct his citrus horizon, and knowing as they
and Phelps, of the Ohio Medical Collegeof attention to the other idea some pea do that orange growers have become
the heart of one of these oranges were the of Cincinnati who be-
hidden four lively, brown-headed, fore making University examination were, entirely, pIe have, viz.: that she is helpless, and sadder and wiser men, and must now

white worms, about three-eighths of incredulous. Nothing of the kind Had to at once ask, is this really the case? have some net, will no doubt supportany

an inch long and one-sixteenth of an ever been heard of, and the learned gen- One would hardly need to ask this system likely to raise, and not
inch thick. Most growers will remember tlemen were disposed to believe that perhaps question at all if such giants in the citrus lower, prices of Florida produce.
some one was making them victimsof world Messrs. W. S. Hart Yours
as, say respectfully,
finding though rarely a
very practical joke, or' at least that their
worm which bores through the peel informant had been victimized. Dudley Adams, the Sampson Bros. L. Q. KERMODE.

and lives under a leaf, which it draws The,scientists proceeded carefully and and others, had condescended for once Gulf Hammock.
down over the hole and fastens witha practically, first washing the fruit in a in their existence at least to leave the .

web as a protection from birds or solution of alcohol to thoroughly cleanse pruning saw and the budding knife in Picking: and Curing Lemons.
other enemies. Such an never the skin to see whether there were pointsof order to consider for themselves and Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
orange admission from the outside
hangs long, but soon falls and decays. rent. Nothing of the kiud could be appa-dis their smaller brethren this question, We have had an inquiry from one
But these worms in the heart of the cerned., The skin of the fruit was appa- viz.: What will the results of such skill of our customers in regard to the sizeat

fruit seem to be different," and should rently entirely sound, and the investigation and toil be worth a few years henceif which lemons should be cut, and a
they become naturalized among us proceeded by opening the fruit. The in the meantime Florida's name and good and cheap way of curing them
surprise of the learned profesors can be hard.earned reputation to be irretrievably for market. If will kindly fur-
are -
and increase there is no knowing but imagined when they foumd the unwelcome you
they might become a serious evil like tenants in numbers and size con- ruined by swindlers? .nish us.with this information you will

the.codling moth among apples. So it vincing to the most skeptical.The I That quondam friend of orange ;I greatly oblige. We have not been
would be well to call the attention of examination was sufficient to establish -I growers, too, the Florida Fruit Exchange able to find you in so take this meth-

our insect investigators to the subject, beyond question the presence of claiming, as it does, to be the od of asking for the information.
anew parasite and one at least uninvitingto
and learn whether arty instance of the the consumers of the luscious golden very reflex of the orange growers' WILSON & TOOMER.

kind has been seen here.E. globes which have heretofore been eaten nearest and dearest interests, might Jacksonville, Fla.

H. HART. without a thought that they contained well essay to do something practical.In The practice varies in different lem-

Federal Point, -Fla., Oct. 31. anything but the juicy pulp so pleasantto default, however, of any light on-growing countries. In Californiathe
the and harmless seeds
palate the so from above and indeed with
easily disposed of. Whether this insectis growers pick their lemons when
the view of the latter be less \
Editor Parmerand Prult-Grower: as dangerous as it is disgusting in ap- urging to they are both immature aud green in
I hand you herewith two clippingsfrom pearance, the learned doctors will no coy and bashful, the writer ventures to color and cure them for a period vary-
doubt inform us when they have completed roughly suggest some such steps as the from four
the Cincinnati Commercial Tri ing to seven months in
bune,'-which I have just received in a addition their may investigations.be stated as developed This muchin in following First might be taken, viz.: large curing houses. But in Florida
The formation of "Florida
letter from :Mr. H. S. Bowman, of the somewhat brief and hasty preliminary Citrus a and in Italy they are picked when
College Hill, Ohio. The clippings examination. A microscope( showedthe I League. more nearly ripe. The growers of
will explain themselves and be presence upon the tiny head of one of Second-Subscription to same$i to Majori, which produces the lemon
c the of two for individuals Fruit
parasites sharp-looking $5
is admitted
of interest to you. The oranges spoken to be the
horns or incisors. Whether the presenceof etc. ad lib.
of were in all probability Mexicans.M. these in the stomach or intestines finest in the world, would as soon
M. HAMPTON. would be harmless or otherwise we wait Third-Steps be taken to see if legal think of plucking their lemons when
with much the of the redress is possible in N eV ork and
l Leesburg, Fla. report green as the Florida orange growers
:. ... scientific gentlemen in whose hands the elsewhere. would of cutting their finest fruit in
----- matter rests. We anticipate they will Fpurth-If no legal redress, then like color and condition and
\ ripening
Ugh 1 Is it possible? It certainly ie, because furnish the public very shortly with some the formation of a printing bureau.
Nevertheless is
the writer has: seen them with his mighty interesting reading. Meanwhilewe Fifth-Arrangement with all Florida artificially. admitted
own eyes-large,healthy worms nearly wonder whether we have from our that the proportion of citric
i -, half an inch long and takeii from a childhood days-but no, let us rather en- terminal railroad and steamship acid is greatest in the lemon at a time
fresh, juicy, plump orange, freshly cut tertain the pleasanter thought that thisis company lines for their agents to stamp some weeks in advance of its maturity.The .
an entirely arrival and hope that date and each and
open.Attention. new depot on every box of California
was called to the matter by his stay will be a very short one. Whether shipped from Florida soil. This would
Captain Wm. G. Baffin, the well-known dangerous or not he is not a welcome makes it safe to store lemons away for
would-be of boxed
any buyer
Superior Court Bailiff, whose little grandson guest. months in the grower's own curing-
must be credited with the original o fruit to secure from the agent the ship.per's house, while in Florida this would not

discovery. He. made it a few morningsago Protecting Florida Oranges. name. be advisable.
at the breakfast table,.after his indul- Sixth-Printing bureau to send circulars -
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Experience only will tell whento
had you
gent grandfather just opened a nice
orange for him amd pressed its juice intoa A few days ago the writer happenedto in bearing" printed notice, "Grown pick your fruit. It needs to be
dish. The sharp eyes of the little fellow notice that the first shipment of Florida, with place for name of clipped, not pulled. The percentageof
'noticed with his grove, etc., to be entered, and coun-.
wrong Manatee river oranges had been sent i acid, as stated above, is greatest
usual introduction to breakfast, and he north on the loth of October,and this tersigned by the grower himself, and when there is not yet any sign of yel-
pushed the plate with the remark then
away nailed the middle
to piece when.
that he did not want it, 'Cause it had served to remind him of the great damage I low in the rind. After that decom-
bugs in it," and a closer examination certain to result to Florida's citrus packing. position begins in the acid but growth
showed a number of the peculiar white industry if something be not done at Seventh-To send notice by wireor continues in the rind. Rev. Lyman

worms, fully as long as the chestnut once to checkmate the knaves, who otherwise to all large Fruit Ex- Phelps says there is a clear, waxy _.

worm,smooth with a but small more black elongated head and body.It perfectly have for some little time past been changj s and their organs, etc.,of each sort of look, bordering on transparent,

would seem that this pest has not using Florida orange packers and shipment of Florida oranges, and the a sort of rounded look, which denotes
been noticed before, as a professor the Florida boxes for Jamaica and other fact of he railroad or steamship com- that the fruit is at its prime.It C

University Cincinnati, whose attention oranges, which are to be palmed off pani mark and the grower's card is pretty safe to clip Villa Franca,
was called to it within the last fortyeighthours on the gullible public,here and abroa/k ing inside (or inside and out- Belair Premium, Sicily and Genoa w"
was entirely incredulous, and was '
disposed to ridicule the !matter. A specimen as Florida grown oranges. Cw\I box of genuine Florida lemons when they are from :s/ to s: r2
of fruit was submitted to him for: But first, let me say that the most gards box fruit, a violald inches in diameter the short way. Size '".

examination on Saturday, and no doubt:I remarkable feature in connection with !- mean forgery. carefully; get as many 3003 as you
we will hear from him soon and be in- this gross fraud is this, viz.: Flori no doubt, a most can; they are the most marketable. In

formed Darasite.of Meanwhile the character the and incredulous nature of lover the herself is apparently either a quite draft of a tyro's idea clipping line the baskets in order

of the juicy fruit may easily satisfy interested spectator or a wholly h ne to meet a dan-I I that the delicate rind may not be ': ,
himself of its presence in goodly numbers less victim. at: it ought to| bruised, for it will all show tenfold &
"i d without the aid of a magnifying glass To be a disinterested spec ti heart of any I I under the curing process, which is the




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In a number of these States we have done business for forty years. r
.destruction of vegetable color, the first the heads. Nail with two nails. The variety, and acting throughout the have helped'to fill the hungry gaps.
stage, in a sense, of the breaking hoops projecting opposite from where season as though they were not quiteat But I see I have omitted peaches, andit
down oi the tissues of the rind. A operator stands. Turn box over toward home. But, after the first season, won't do to slight them, for they
cut in clipping will destroy the lemon; operator. Put on side No. 2. the Northern grown trees settle downto stood by us last season as well as this
it will blacken in curing.It Bend hoops down and put four nailsin the same habits as home grown trees, when other more tender stuff was
is difficult to be too severe and heads. Two nails in center piece, and seem to give as good results as struggling for life. These hills are
careful in making the grades. Wrapas about one and a half inches from edgeof the latter. the home of the peach and pine,
carefully as you would the finest box. Side No. 2 becomes top of What I have said in reference to as well as the grape. Scuppernongsfor
oranges. Pack and get them to your packed box and should be so nailedas trees brought here from the North is two months-think of iand! other
consignee quickly; if possible before to be easily removed. Turn box equally true of trees shipped from this grapes from May until July. Just
the rind even wilts. The rough and toward operator, place on side No. 3. latitude to Mexico, the West Indies give us a good railroad down this high
rusty ones will not pay to color.Thereare Bend down hoops, put in four nails, and South America. healthful ridge and we will send out
dealers in New York who can sell ends and center piece. Turn box to- There is one point in this connection some of the best flavored and finest
them to their particular customers justas towards operator. Bend hoops neat- however, that should not be over- colored fruit yet known from these
they arrive; some of the restaurantsto ly over the open side and fasten at looked. Trees transferred from a coldto sunny lands.
be served with the first, but most place of beginning on side No. i, with a warm climate give satisfactory re Now, I would like a word about
of them go to the pie makers. one nail half driven up. Then this| suits-provided the variety' is adapted to bananas. I am just beginning to try
The Florida Fruit Exchange gives can be easily drawn when box is full location. It doesn't, matter where the them, and am well pleased with re
the following directions as to lemon and side No. 4 put on just as side No. tree is grown, but it is essential, that sults. Hart's choice, set last spring a
boxes: Lemons should be assorted in 3. No. 4 becomes the bottom of the the variety be adapted. For instance, year, fruited this summer, in about
the same manner presented for oranges box, No. 2 the top for opening. a Northern grown Elberta peach tree sixteen months from planting and as
according to quality, size and would fail in South Florida, not be- fine as the most fastidious could ask.I .
color. Transferring Trees from a Gold to a cause Northern grown, but becausenot would like to have some one tell
Box 10x14 instead of 12x12. Warm Climate. adapted ; on the other hand, a through your columns just when to cut
150. 3-3-5 layers of 15 each. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Northern Peen-to peach tree would the fruit. I find that with the Orinoco
176. 4-3-5 layers, 3 of 18 and 2' Mr. M. P. Turner, Secretary of the thrive in South Florida. or horse banana it is best to let
of 17 each. Florida Fruit Exchange, has referredme In selecting stock for :Mexico\ the them hang on the stalk until fully ripe,
210. 4-3-5 layers of 21 each. to you for information regarding West Indies and Central America, it : whereas the Lady Fingers or Caven
240. 4 4-5 layers of 24 each. raising trees transferred from a cold to is not so important where the trees are dish is better to cut the bunch as soon
280. 4"4-5 layers of 28 each. a warm climate, such as. peaches, ap- grown, as it is to obtain varieties as the first fruit begins to color. It
300. 5-5-5 layers of 30 each. ples, etc. adapted to Southern latitudes." does seem as though we might have
320. 4.4-5 layers of 32 each. R. P. SERRANO. 4"'...-- more of this most wholesome fruit, if
360. 5.5-6 layers of 30 each. The above inquiry comes from Kan- Letter from FrostProof.Editor not for market, at least for home use,
EXTRA COMBINATIONS. sas City, and our correspondent writes Farmer and Fruit-Grower: they seem to grow with such little
under the following style Official Ag- As I have a moment's leisure I will trouble.
226. 5 4-5 6 layers. ricultural and Commercial Agent of drop you a line from beautiful Silver We have had a fine fall so far; fre
270.288. 54--6 layers. Mexico in the United States." We Lake, just to let you know that, as quent rains but not excessive, so that
4-4 layers. referred the above to Mr. G. L.Taber, usual, here amid these hills and clear pines are looking well, as are our
324. 5-4-7 layers. president of the Glen St. Mary Nursery deep lakes the hurricane did not come trees.I .
HOW TO MAKE THE BOX. Company. The introduction of and I am sure we are thankful for it. have some improvement to recordin
First provide good material, smooth new varieties, incident to the nursery But our sympathy goes out towards the way of clearing and fencing and
and accurately cut. Sides 29 5 8 inch- business, has given him exceptional those who were less fortunate. getting ground ready for trees and
inches long width of two slightly less opportunity to observe the behaviorof This part of Polk county seems to choice pines, mostly the latter,Sncooth:
than 12 inches, of the other two slightly trees brought here from tj.e: North, be singularly exempt from tornadoesand Cayennes and Abbakkas. Most of us
less than 10 inches. Heads 10x12 while the results obtained, from the hurricanes, as it is from mosquitoes are looking toward covering our pines,
.m inches, % inches thick. A frame accurately nursery trees shipped by l is firm to and malaria. Likewise of frostas not from the frost, but from the sun,
\ made to hold the heads in Mexico, the West Indies and South a rule, I mean hurtful frosts. Not as I find some of the Queens seem to
position, so that they will come flush America for the past fo ears, one but that of two years ago has sunburn in the latter part of summer.
with ends of sides. The third exactly have afforded informati at harmed these hills since man can re But the Abbakka stands heat and cold
.. in the center, giving two spaces measuring may be expected of Fl ees member, but that was enough to lastus with us as well as the Spanish, and is
12x10x14. Put heads in frame in lower latitudes to the balance of our time. a fine fruit, not so sweet as the Queenbut
with grain of wood running horizontal. the above query, Still, we are getting over it; there better to my taste on account of its
Then nail on the first side, by 'S Varieties gross L will be some oranges and grape fruit rich, spicy flavor with just a ,dash of
putting two nails in each head. Then planted here beh his year, as there was some last year. tartness mingled with sugar. But then
A put on hoops by putting end of hoopsat first season, "" en the figs, guavas, grapes, pineap- that is just a matter of taste.I .
:.. longitudinal center of sides over than home J.. melon pawpaws and bananas, all. am trying a new pknofcj ng
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for pines this season, and so far I am ble for use in cotton-mixed silk goods.It exports since then, or beginning with if the 'water could be found." It is
well pleased with it. All that have is claimed that dyed and printed 1825, in decennial periods, are as follows estimated that the cost of extendingthe
seen it have expressed themselves as goods made of Egyptian cotton>retain : irrigation works, according to the
: preferring it to the old way. It is their color and lustre longer than fab-- (In cantars of 98 pounds.) plans recently considered, would

simply covering with wire netting and rics made of American upland cotton. 1825........ ......... ........... 218,312 amount to from $15,000,000 to $25-
Spanish moss, with steel wire supportsfor At any rate, the use of this staple since 1835......... ......... ........... 213,604 000,000. "Egypt may be well content -
the netting. It is much cheaperfor 1891 has assumed such importancethat 1845......... ......... .... ..... 344,955 ," says Mr.\ Milner, "if by the endof
one a distance from a saw-mill, as it is now imported through Boston 1855..... ......... .............. 520,886 this century she finds herself in pos-
I am, and then it will last for years, commission houses directly from Al 1865. ... ............ ..... .....2,001,169 session of a reservoir that would fur-
besides it gives a pleasant, mellow exandria. But so far from discouraging 1875......... ...... ..............2,2 06,443 nish water supply enough to add a
light like that beneath the boughs of a its use it is an evidence of prog-- 1885........ ...... ..............2,591,486 half million acres, 400,000 in lower
leafy tree. Then again, there is no ress in cotton manufacturing in this 1895 ............ ................4,506,122 and 100,000 in upper Egypt, to the
drip as there is from slats, and in a country, and every additional pound (NOT-As there are no cottonm average amount under summer crops."
hard, beating rain the drops are all used only brings us in closer competition ls! in Egypt the home consumption So, according to this trustworthy
broken up as they come through the in our own home markets with a amounts to very little, and hence the thority, the United States has nothirgto
wire and moss, thus preventing the finer class of fabrics made by Euro- exports practically represent the entire fear in the immedl te future from
packing of the soil.I pean spinners.The cr..p) the extension of cotton culture in
believe this form of covering for Peruvian cotton, or that gradeof Egypt, for assuming that the whole ot
The Mako native .
one of limited means will be found it that we import, is the ancient tree Jumel, not being a I the 500,000 acres should be brought
quite satisfactory. I find it best to cotton, of strong, rough, wooly fibre, plant, has, as might have been expected under cultivation in cotton, only some-
put on moss as I put on netting, and so much resembling wool that it is undergone many changes. From 375,000 bales could be added by the'
when I have one length done I then used for mixing in the manufacture of white the color gradually became a year 1,900, making a total crop If
take a fine wire and run over the top woolen goods, underwear and hosiery.Col. yellowish brown, taking the name of about 1,250,000 bales of 500 pounds.It .
Ashmouni from the of Ash-
of the moss, fastening the wire here Robertson, manager of the Por- village is not, therefore, a question of
and there. This helps to keep the ter Manufacturing Company, of Cornelia moun, where the change was first no. competition as to quantity but as to
ticed. For the bulk of
moss in place better. Ga., in an excellent address a many years quality,the demand of American spin
Well, I must bid you all an affec- few weeks ago before the Southern the cotton exported was of this variety, ners and spinners is the world over
tionate farewell. B. M. HAMPTON. Textile Manufacturers' convention at but it has been superceded by new for a better -quality of cotton. The
varieties. Ashmouni is still cultivatedto
Frost Proof, Fla. Atlanta, "letting the convention intoa question of vital interest to the American .
secret," said that this cotton was some extent in Middle and Upper planter is whether or not he can
used by the New England mills "for Egypt. produce a staple so much like the
Fatimer&TiueketiEGYPTIAN the adulteration of the finest grades of The original Mit-Afifi was found in Egyptian as to satisfy the demands of
., wool, and nobody who didn't know 1885, near the village of that name, American spinners, and thus stop the
COTTON. could tell it when it is in cloth." Butso by a farmer who happened to noticeit sending of some four and three-quarter
small a quantity of this cotton is in one of his fields. The seed was millions of dollars to Alexandria to
A Subject of Great Interest to offered in the markets that it is not to gathered and planted separately the pay for a grade of foreign-grown cotton
Southern Planters. be considered as competing with any next year. The yield was so good as which it is maintained can be producedin
Professor W. C. Stubbs, the directorof of the other varieties. It is the Egyp to encourage its cultivation to the exclusion the United States.
the Louisiana experiment station, tian cotton that concerns us now. of other varieties. One of its The soil in the cotton States is vari
furnishes the following taken from the While cotton was grown in Egyptin I peculiarities is a bluish green tuft adhering egated and wonderfully resourceful.
Tradesman,to the New Orleans Times- remote times, the parent stock of to the extremity of the seed. There are great bodies of land just as
Democrat : the varieties now cultivated is of comparatively This variety is now most in favor and rich as the land watered by the Nile.
.In view of the fact that the United recent origin, having been is rapidly supplanting all others, at We grow cotton in the same latitudeas
States supplies the mills of the world introduced in 1818 by Jumel, a French least in those regions found best adapted ', (hat grown about the delta of the
with over 70 per cent. of all the raw agriculturist. :Mr. Grant, who was to is! growth. It is of a darker and Nile. Why, then, can we not grow
cotton used, it is not surprising that United States consul general at Cairoin richer brown, and of a little longer and Egyptian cotton in the United States?
the continually increasing use of for 1892, made an investigation into much stronger fiber than Ashmouni, What experiments have we made and
eign grown cotton by American mills the origin of this cotton, and he says matures earlier and yields more. Mit- what are we doing now to determinethis
should attract attention. What this that Jumel imported seed from Amer afifi is grown extensively in the Delta important question?
increase amounted to in the past twen- ica. Ure (in "Cotton Manufacture of country, though it is being introducedinto Thirty years ago, some time in 1806
ty-odd years is shown by the follow. Great Britain"), speaks of the impor- other districts. and long before the Egyptian staple
ing imports of raw cotton in pounds, tation of seed by the Pasha from Bamia, another fine variety grownin began to be used in this country, Mr.
indecennial periods, since 1875 : Georgia. It has so many of the char- the Delta, is supposed to have orig- Edward Atkinson, in a communication -
In 5oo-pound acteristics of Sea Island that there is inated by accidental hybridization of to the United States Commissioner -

1875........... ..... ..... .... 2,149200 Pounds. Bales.4,298 good reason for the opinion that it the Ashmouni, which it resembles in of Agriculture, called attention to
1885....... .......... ..... 5.1'SAo 10,231 originated from a cross of Sea Island some respects. Its chief characteristics the value of long staple Egyptian cot
1895........ ...................49,3J2ooo 93.664
with either the native or some of the are great length, fineness and silki-- ton, and suggested the importation of
Of the... amount. consumed. in American foreign cottons introduced by Jumel. ness of. staple of somewhat lighter seed for experimental purposes. He
mills in 1095 about 90,000 bales Naturally enough, it has lost some of color than Ashmouni, but of weaker explained that he was induced to
(of 500 pounds) were of Egyptian and the characteristics of the parent stock staple. It is said that Bamai is yearly make the suggestion from the fact that
the, remainder, 8,664 bales, were of because of acclimatization and the degenerating both in yield and quality. nothwithstanding the great increase in
Peruvian growth.If method of cultivation by irrigation, There are other varieties, such as Ga- the production of Egyptian cotton the
we take that total yield and the etc., just as the Sea Island lost in a lini, Hamoull, Abassi, etc., but the price had rapidly advanced in comparison
commercial value of Egyptian, Peru- very marked degree some of its char- newer varieties are rapidly replacingthem. with our best New Orleans
vian and the American long and short acteristics as a native of the Bahama and Texas staple. The reason as-
staples for 1894 we find the following : Islands. In the Bahamas the plantwas The average area annually plantedin signed for this change in relative values -

!; -American-Long Short a perennial; transplanted to the cotton in Egypt is estimated by Mr. was attributed to the fact that during
Staple. Staple Georgia and South Carolina coasts it Axisa of the Anglo-Egyptian Bank at the scarcity of American cotton
Yield, 1894 (a).. ................ 74.839 9,391,596Price
-cents((b)................. 22@30 ((910.50 became an annual of a much longer 1,350,000 acres; 1,200,060 in lower, much attention had been given to the
Egyptian (c). Peruvian). fibre. in middle and in of
\ and finer 100,000 50,000 upper proper adaptation machinery to
Yleld,1894 (a). ...... ..... 639,58 50,000< >
Price-cents(b.Ir,98g13.5o) 8.76311.12 After Jumel had discovered the Egypt. other staples, and that about this time
(a) Commercial bales (b)In Liverpool,June II. value of the new cotton, Maks, a large According to Milner, in his work on ((1864 65)) the patent having expired
1896. (c) Bales of 714 pounds each. <(d) Bales of
180 pounds. landed proprietor, was induced to cultivate England and Egypt, the total area in upon the best combing machine yet
The Egyptian cotton is neither as it on an extensive scale; so the i lowe/ Egypt that may be brought un- invented abroad for combing worsted,
long nor as fine a staple as our Sea Is- new plant came to be known as Makoc tivation amounts to 2,000,000 its price had been reduced .from $3-
land, but is longer and has a strongerand Jumel. Subsequently the viceroy ch about two-thirds would 500 to $1000 or less, which had been
silkier fibre than our best upland Mehemet Ali, attracted by the high.],I -1 land and the rest culti- adapted to the combing of cotton like
grades, and hence comes in betweenthe price the new staple commanded i first time. In upper the Egyptian and Brazilian, as well as
two varieties. It is especially European markets, planted the s 11 the cultivated land is our New Orleans and Texas cottons.
adapted, says Shepperson, for thread, on his own extensive plantations 4 Tops in the winter time. I The cheapness and good quality of
fine yarns, fine underwear and hosiery otherwise encouraged its culture, ble person," says Mr. the warps made by, combing with this
-such as balbriggan, etc-and for cultivation gradually spread f: at either the en- machinery greatly extended their use.
-: s. requiring soft finish, somewhat er to middle and upper Egyptwas the labor of so And the fact began to be appreciatedthat
Jk goods. and this character to- not until 1821 that it ass this could be many flannels, worsted fabrics,

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I used Wilson/ & Toomer's Strawberry Special Fertilizer my strawberry crop, coming from three different ingredients is especiallyvaluable
about 1,3001bso to the acre,and from two acres shipped 150 bushels. 1 had the best ber
ries the best plants the best yield of ten years. My pear trees on the same land are as all three sources are best adapted to making -
making a big grown. (Signed.) SIM HOGAN. quick growth. The potash from sulphate I of potash-
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We also have a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete

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Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00 per Ton. ,


warp and wool filling were much betp paratively few came up. The stalk are also much greater. The government
ter, more serviceable than goods of large and but does
of August of India is taking effectual steps
the same weight composed entirely of branch 14
near the ground-say two new for for the rapid extension of the cultiva-
wool or worsted. three feet above, as a general which process have tion.-Louisiana Planter.
{ Mr. Atkinson invited The middle and branches
particular at- top are ..
development of -- -.--
tention to the fact that a large por- heavily boiled. Some of the
tion of Western Texas had a climate are as much as ten to twelve feet industry. An A New Rice Machine.A .
India Mr. Go-
more like that of Egypt than any other and very large at the ground. has letter from San Antonio, Florida,
section of the Union; that the finest staple is very fine and long. Am the Indian, to the Southern Farmer, of New Or-
specimen of cotton he had ever seen the opinion that it will do well able to leans, says : "A new machine that will
was grown from Egyptian seed on the acclimated, etc. Its pro.In- clean rice perfectly has been inventedby

coast of that State, and he hoped that Lafayette county, Ark. ((1871))- that Dr. A. B. Couch, of Thomasville,
special pains would! be taken to test. tween 33 and 34 degrees. The I says existed Ga. It can be operated by hand or
the value of Egyptian cotton in Texas.I tian cotton proves hardy, thrifty, by this other power, and can be used on a
Acting upon Mr. Atkinson's sugges- well, resists drouth, escapes demand has small or large scale, and it is claimed
tion, Commissioner of Agriculture and yields an abundant staple, of dried back: will save about 20 per cent in break-
Newton had a quantity of seed imported long and silky.Moorehouse. of its increasing age. Dr. Couch believes his machinewill

which was distributed among parish, La. ((1870))- The in- smash the rice milling monopoly
planters in all of the cotton States and tween 32 and 33 degrees. that they would by making" the rice growers independent -
planted in the spring of 1867. differ in regard to the Egyptian of an indus of it.
I deem the above notice
to be of
This first importation of seed was It has not been fairly tested, but rival jute culti
considerable interest the rice
experimented with during the period be tried again next year. The exploitation, as to plant-
and I forward it If
e s to
from 1867 to 1875. Although there grows large before it commences rom the French you. you
do not have notice of it it
was an extensive distribution of seed make, but it makes rapidly and considerable ac- already ,
for the purposes intended, it appears and makes in the dryest season and the Eng-- might be well for the planters to lookit
and see what merit there is in it.
that there were only forty planters attached other cotton ceases to grow and sh outdone by the up
enough importance to their experiments its bolls. It is also the last to be
to report the results. The tacked by the cotton worm, and adopts zincate The dry weather is causing considerable -
reports that were made show that the caterpillar did not touch it this of the complaint among the lettuce
seed were sown in different varietiesof for two weeks after it had the slight growers at present, but one of the
soil, and in latitudes ranging from the cotton fields. I have seen a After the"rib largest planters said this week that the
30 degrees in Louisiana to 36 degreesin which will yield at the rate of one have been freed prospect for a good crop was very fair,
North Carolina. Only seven o f one-half bales to the acre. It in weak acid about three times last year's acreagehas

the forty experiments proved at all a long season for full maturity, ext morning they been planted and good prices are
satisfactory, and only four of these ever. There is a stalk of this a mild alkaline anticipated.-Gainesville Democrat.
were fair tests. The chief objectionsfound near here fourteen feet high in weak solu- Strong proof that the changing of
in this cotton were its too rank twenty-two from tip to tip of which zinc has I the deer season so it opens in October
growth-some of the stalks runningup This variety would probably and dried goes to show every day that it was a
as high as twelve feet-the small better in a southern part of the means the bad mistake on the part of the County
yield compared with the native varieties where the season is longer. silky filasse, Commissioners in these southern count
and seasons too short to mature Montgomery county, Ala. ((1875)Between ) cuticle and res ties to make such an alteration in the
the fruit of the plant.It 32 and 33 degrees. they are im law. It is stimulating the wholesale
is of interest to note the localities Egyptian seed was planted by itself< ; and ready for slaughter of this game by country peo-
and latitude in which the four satis a sixty-acre cotton field, and I {( They take ple, who bring the venison to market
factory experiments were made, and that it was four or five weeks \\ and can be and have to accept most any price for
also what was said of them. Meanwhile than the native cotton; consequ" riety of fabric, it, as the winter people are not here
it should be remembered that I had a good crop before t to cheap drill yet and the home folks cannot con-
cotton is grown in Egypt between the made their appearance. The combined I sume it all. Three deer were brought
25th and 31st degrees of latitude, 31 I had had the whole field of the fiber in here Thursday evening, while the
degrees 35 minutes being the extreme cotton I would have mad for tents local markets were already well sup
latitude north. five to thirty bales inst more plied with beef and pork. The result Ji
The following notes give the locali year ((1874)) I planted can be made was the hunters had to take just what
ties and latitudes and the observationsof and packed and so" the same weight they could get for their game, while :_!;.: ='
the experimenters: the other was r say, 1,000 yards if it had been a month later they '
Bossier parish,La. ((1867)-Between sider it 25 or 3 weigh only as could have demanded and would have
32 and 33 degrees seed planted with than either linen. Its dur- received a much better price (orj i -'

great care, but from some cause comn cotton. power i to strain Tarpon Springs. Truth. >::V.

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Poultry. see William and John are collecting came from the Deacon's Plymouth

leaves. I use the leaves under the Rocks, and at the time told her she More Potash

------------------------------------------------ sheds to scatter feed in on cold daysso was old enough to look after the pouf

Edited by S. S. DeLANOY Apopka. Fla. the hens can exercise and keep try, and that they could earn many an

_ and food. it honest
"'-ir-ir irxj i r irx.r LrXuj LJ L.J X-i w*r>r'* *rX-r i warm get They enjoy penny if they would but give

Contrasting Methods in Poultry very much, and it keeps them healthy. the hens good care. Mary Slowgowas in the fertilizers appliedon

Management. Aren't you going to lay by these glad to see her father proposed to

things?" look after the poultry with more the farm means

Farmer Slowgo will soon again be "Nope, don't believe in any such interest.
complaining of hard luck with his and better
nonsense. My hens jist hang 'round larger yieldsof
Farmer in real
poultry. He has not cleaned out the Slowgo was earnest.
the corn crib and manure pile all the
ramshackle hen house for a couple of He did not say a word about his ideasor
months. The leak in the roof keepsit time. They wouldn't bother to do any plans, for he remembered with no J crops, permanent

in a moist condition. It is true scratching where a feller wanted 'em little chagrin that he had lime and of the
to. Hens is contrary as wimmen improvement
again I lidiculed i the Deacon "blamed
many of the hens have taken to roost- as a -
folks. Blest if our hens didn't go clear "
ing in the trees, but Slowgo is think- the chicken crank. He was also at soil and
cross the medder to garden jist to
it's about time them a loss to understand the Deacon's generosity -
ing pesky
waller in the onion beds first thing
in him advice
chickens were roosting inside, for offering to give

when frosts come they are handy for last spring." about poultry raising. After all, he More
"That, replied the Deacon, 'should
colored coon hunters to grab." Thereare thought, what one man can do othtrs Moneyin
have been an object lesson to
loose boards and broken windowsin you. can do. Accordingly, he not only

the makeshift hen house, and one The hens plainly told you they needed secured some road dust, but several the farmer's pocket.
bath accommodations. Dusting isnature's
barrels of leaves. He anxiousto
hinge is broken, but the door can be was so
held in place with half of a fence rail. method of cleansing many secure a good, large supply; of leaves All about Potash-the results of its use by actual ex-
the best farms in the United Statesistold
kinds of 'fowls to free them from ver periment on
The old corn is all gone, and the hens that he wouldn't let the boys tramp in a little book which we publish and will gladly
have been trying to do a little corn min. Domestic poultry being kept in them down in the barrels, because he mail free to any farmer in America who will write for it.
large flocks are moiq subject to vermin GERMAN KALI WORKS
husking on their account, as they had could get twice as many in a barrel as 93 Nassau St.,New York.
than wild birds, and even in winter the
to or starve. Slowgo will soon toss boys.
should be given an opportunity to use
them few immature nubbins and Farmer Slowgo had made
a fully up
dust baths. If had spaded a
say: Let 'em pick it off the cob; little ground in you chicken yards up his mind to try as he never had tried FAIRVIEW PINERY. .
need the exercise." This diet your before and if there
they see was anything
and made it fine with the rake,
will probably give the fowls indigestion your keeping poultry the same way the Dea- .
hens would not have looked fur- .Choice
etc., and then Slowgo will croak any con did. He concluded he would test .
ther to find a bathing place.
that he was "unlucky enough to get the Deacon's word, as he had repeat-
"I wouldn't be a bit surprised,
cholera" among his,hens. edly told him that he had no secrets Pineapple
replied Slowgo "to hear
you say you
With the first cold storm of fall anda had bathing suits for your hens to use about the way he raised poultry, and

rapid drop in the thermometer that Slowgo would be welcome any
in cold weather. Leaves is good for Plants_ _
time to inspect The Dea-
Slowgo will have more "bad luck. bedding horses-that I know." everything. -

Many of his fowls will be drenched, "Yes," answered the Deacon, "I con had also assured him that strong -0 FOR t9ALL3'. -

and the will next contrasts afforded opportunity for com- .
roup appear also on bitter cold nights bed my hens
among his ,flock. down in the henhouse. I take out all parison and investigation, and should .
all Smooth Cayenne!! Home Grown !II!
the there is in man'snature.
Slowgo sees Deacon Thrifty patch- the roosts, and it would do your heart arouse curiosity
ing up :his hen house roof, replacingthe good to see the hens snuggle down Slowgo's memory was a -4-- '.i
and he had
broken panes of glass, and remarks among the? leaves. I never have any good one, that rememberedand ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.F. .

that ."the old crank actually cleans his : hens with frozen feet or combs. Hens repeated sentence over ment .
time and for his edifi-
hen house every morning, same as he with frozen combs and feet never lay ally again own
I cation. At the fair his wife N.
does his stable." He adds that "the in winter, and you know, friend Slow- county ,
had wondered how it that Mrs.
Deacon has got no better sense thanto go, a dozen eggs in winter will alwayssell was P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA. .
had been awarded
give good, sound wheat to his for more than two dozen in sum- Percy prize on
butter when her
two packages were
chickens-good, sound wheat mind mer.
you-wheat good enough to make "That's true Deacon. I was kinder without even mention, though the HOME GROWN
had left
of evidence
flour of." As further evidence how disappointed, 'cause I thought there judges plenty they -"
had tried her butter. Farmer
crazy the Deacon is, Slowgo says: was something in Plymouth Rocks Slowgo, '
with twinkle in his said "Nancy Pineapple Slips
a eye, : -
"The Deacon actually told me he more'n commons, but last winter the ,

keeps an account of all his chickenseat hens I hatched from your eggs didn't strong contrasts afford ample opportunity
for and investi--
and how many eggs they lay." lay. Since you speak about frozen. and should comparison all the curiosity and SuckersOf
gation, arouse
Slowgo admits the Deacon is "awful combs and feet, maybe that was the
there is in woman's the Following Varieties
lucky with his chickens," but declares reason, for all my hens got badly His wife looked in a nature.

"it's only luck," for he asks: "Didn'tthe touched early in December and utter amazementat SALE
him and is what he FOR :
Deacon open his heart two years some of 'em died. You rememberyou

ago and give me a settin' of his best told me to use glycerine and alco- meant. It remains to be seen what ABBAKA PORTO Rico EGYPTIAN
Farmer makes following ,
Plymonth Rock eggs, and half of them hol mixed-I forget the exact proportions progress Slowgo by GOLDEN
the Deacon's method Baltimore QUEEN, QUEEN RIPLEY
died the day after a hard rain, and the -on the frosted parts. I knowit ,
ones I've raised is no better than mine, helped 'em very much. I believeI'll ,

and I ain't lucky enough to get 'em to try the leaves this winter." 4 NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISII.

lay a bit in) winter, while the Deaconis i "Better secure a few barrels of road The first box of oranges from this Apply to .

as lucky as can be on getting hensto 'dust now, too, Slowgo, while it is in I section since the great freeze of Feb-- G. 0. MATTHAMS,

lay in winter. I actually fed a such splendid condition." ruary 7, 1895, grew on the grove at

whole peck of wheat to forty hens in "Well, I'll think about it,"answered i. Remington Park, just opposite Green Florida Pineapple Company,

one week last winter, but I didn't let Slowgo, as he rode homeward. That Cove Springs, in St. Johns county. Orto. .

any of our folks know I had been sucha evening Slowgo thought for a long time Capt. Garner, in behalf of the Independent MADDOCK & MATTHAMS,

fool, for the hens never laid an egg, over his!; talk with the Deacon. The ,Line of steamers, sometime West Palm Beach, Fla

so I knew it was all tomfool nonsense." next morning he told his wife he was ago offered a premium of $25 in gold ------- ------ ---

The Deacon had his boys out gathering going to gather a lot of road dust and for the f first box of merchantable or-

leaves and dry road dust the put in barrels and keep them in the anges grown on the run between this INFORMATION' G 0 L D!

other day. Farmer Slowgo passed by woodshed. The oldest daughter wasa "-" l J Jacksonville. This box is Worth It's Weight In |p

on horseback. He had been to town, very observant child and knew at the will win the prize. It is will For tell your you name bow to and make addresa the ona best post wire card fence,we I

he said, "to get powder 'and_ shot to once what the dust was for. She had to f this section ot the en pig-tight earth,,horse-high.'the actuAl wbolell&1e,bull-8trOng eot>'u:wire.Klt8elman and.

shoot pesky rats that are overrunningthe seen the Deacon and her father talk S its location is so far Br08. Bo=B.Ridgevllle, Ind.
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barns. Got half way home 'foreI ing the day before while she was look- it should have re- -

thought of the caps, and had to go ing out of the garret window. Sj" Of course we are -

back again. What's the boys getting guessed that the Deacon was tryi" op of oranges-far A gentleman informed us on Tues-

at dirt for?" to get her father to take more int .ve grown the day that he dug post holes four feet

or the hens to dust in this winter in poultry. The Deacon had eze is cer- deep without coming to moist earth

erything frozen up, and you her the eggs her father had se Spring. last week.-Leesburg Commercial.,



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2 yds. Waist Lining . .30
State News. Our Rural Home. Incorporation Notice.

Total. . $1.05
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Moral-Don't use old gowns for OTIC Bis hereby given that the subscribers
The Tampa-Times',reports that the A Homely Subject.For mat-rags when a little planning, con- N hereto intend to apply to the Governor of

Plant System and the F, C. & P. Co. Our Rural Home. siderable time and one dollar will Florida, at,10 at his o'clock office a.in m.the 16th capitol day,of in November Tallahassee ,

have raised rates on oranges from ; I was intending to describe some make them into new ter 1896 herewith, for letters published.patent upon the proposed char

Manatee river points from 25 to 34 I very pretty fancy articles recentlyseen ... .ones.ELIZABETH.. WILEY G. TOOMER,
cents per crate, and l from 19 to 22 at the woman's department at an LORENZO A. WILSON,
cents from Tampa. This is via Jacksonville agricultural fair, but I have been Troublesome Children. FEED. G. BALDWIN.

and via Mobile the increaseis dressmaking or rather making over an "Beginnings," by S. B. R., recallsto ARTICLES OF INCORPORATIONOF

9 cents per box. It seems to be expected old dress, and have had such good my mind a friend near whom I once THE
that a similar advance will be luck that I will tell the sisters how I lived who used to visit me frequently.She WILSON & TOOMER FERTILIZER

made upon vegetable shipments. managed.The had two children, three and five COMPANY,

There is a disposition to "kick." skirt was of black, not much years old. Being an intimate friend, The undersigned hereby associate ourselvesand

Mr. A. G. Chandlee of worn but frayed out about the bottom she came to see me at any hour she become incorporated under and by virtue of
Chipley, the laws of Florida, rE'gulat ing the creation,
chose. She had three
who is in the city today, reports that and soiled and dusty. I washed it always meals a organization and management of corporations
day. husband from home for profit, and we do hereby such law
My accept
carefully and pressed it the being as
within the last few days five families upon our organic law,and we do adopt the following
have arrived at Chipley from Indiana wrong side; dampened and pressedout I generally got but two meals, prefer as our articles of incorporation:

with five car loads of household goods the rustling percaline lining after ring bread and milk or bread and fruit ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION AND CHARTER

farming implements, etc. These con- which it looked as fresh as new, and for tea. My friend would often come of the

stitute the advance guard of the colony bought new imitation hair cloth to in just when we were eating, and im WILSON & TOO (ER FERTILIZER COMPANY.

of farmers that will locate in Washington stiffen it to the depth of ten inches. mediately her children would begin to ARTICLE I.
The where it hadto coax and tease for whatever was on
places was frayed
county this winter. One farmer NAME AND PLACE OF BUSINESS.
be turned in of the table. It was, "Ala Ma[ I want SECTION
will leave Indiana next week with a course this would i.-The name of this corporation is
make the skirt short an ear of corn," IromtHe oldest where "Wilson &Toomer Fertilizer Company."
too I ;
herd of registered Jersey cattle to be so slippedthe SECTION jr.-The general offices ana principal
placed a stock farm in the same goods down one inch upon the upon the youngest would chime in, place of business of this corporation shall be in
upon the city ol Florida
Jacksonville but such
county.-Pensacola News. percaline, and the space left at top "Me want one, too I would give branch offices, agencies and other places of business
was faced by a bit of black silk. However them the corn without butter, for I may be established as the Board of Direct.
As a result of the visit of Mr.Adolph this did not matter as the waist knew that they were liable to be i in ors mxy from time to time determine upon

Hovelle, of the tobacco manufacturing was to have a ripple. The waist was the parlor the next minute. But that ARTICLE II

firm of Jones & Hovelle, of Carolina, quite a success, being what was left ofa f wouldn't do.Vant butter on it to SECTION be transacted i.-The by general this Company nature of the shall business be the

a company has been formed for plant- pearl-blue henrietta tea-gownthe de Lots of butter !" they would say. If i itwasn't all buying kinds, transporting, Chemicals and and selling Fettil zer Fertilizers Chemicals of

ing twenty two acres of Sumatra leaf light of my heart five years ago. corn, it was a piece of meat,or and fertilizer Materials, manufacturing Fertilizers -

near Orlando, upon the place of Mr. After being made over once it was piece of bread and butter. The latter and commercial and the doing business of such as other may be determine

J. B. LaMontagne, who has the ground dyed a rich cardinal; and by-the-way, must always be supplied with sugar, upon by the Board of Directors, and the doing of
all such
acts and
things as may be by the Boardof
ready. The seed is to be procured I wonder if you all have tested the too. Ditectors deemed necessary, proper expe.dient

direct from Sumatra, and Mr. Hovelle virtues of Diamond Dyes, it is so Much as I liked the mother, I tooka ing on to of be such done business in the and conducting the utilizing and to carry best

who is an expert in the culture and cheap and so easily used, and in these great dislike to her children. Not advantage of its properties.

cure of fine leaf, is to be in charge, hard times of stump-groves quite a only would they tease, but if they hada and SECTION enjoy all 2.-the This rights corporation, powers shall and privileges have use

and he says he can produce a leaf here boon, making an old dress to look like chance to help themselves they woulddo of granted to corporations for profit, under the laws
Florida, and the corporation shall have the
that will bring from 80 cents to $1.00 a really new one. The sleeves of f so. I had taught my children never. right to purchase, acquire, hold, use, mortgage

per pound. Ten acres of the twentytwo course were no good, being very to tease for anything to eat away from or estate otherwise or personal encumber property, sell and, deemed convey; any by real the

are to be taken by Hovelle and La small, and the upper part of gown was home, and I noticed, when visiting my Board of Directors, necessary or ad antageous,
: and of the friend that if her children asked to be purchased, required, held,used, mortgaged
balance her
Montagne, Mr. A. quite thin in places, but the skirt partgave or otherwise encumbered, sold or conveyed by
MacCallum is to take five and Messrs.M. sufficient goods for a voluminous for something to eat, she would say no, the corporation.

Gore, W. L. Palmer and J. M 1. waist. most emphatically. So I could but ARTICLE III.

Cheney are to take seven acres, Mr. wonder how she could sit so quietlyand SECTION I.-The Capital Stock of this corpo .
The sleeves were wrinkled (Modjeska ration shall be Fifteen Thousand Dollars (fit,*
Hovelle to superintend the whole. fashion within four let her children tease until their ooo) divided into One Hundred and Fifty
) to inches of
Orlando up wishes I have shares,each share of the par value of One Hun
were gratified. often
Reporter. the shoulders, then finished with a dred Dollars($100)).
thought'Of it, and tried to account for SECTION 2.-Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000)))in
The first car load of oranges to short but very full puff, one of the the value or one hundred shares of the capital stock
seeming.lack of sense on the moth of this shall be paid in full
latest which is sold for up upon
leave the State this only
season were ship er's part.I the organization of this Company,and shall be
ten cents. paid for in the property and assetsof kind
ped out Saturday night by Phillips & every
stood it as long as I could until, and nature oftbe firm of Wilson & Toomer,
Fuller. The fruit was from the Manatee The back of waist was in one piece, at last when the children aeo-partnershipconsisUn ofIorenzoA.Whson
began to
river and the hulk of it was sent t stiched in at the hollow of the back, tease I would not notice: them. Every: the Wiley city G.of Toomer Jacksonville., heretofore Florida.doing The business incorporates in

to Memphis, Tenn. The same firm the style we ail like so well and do little while I would hear the mother pany of having the Wilson fixed the& Toomer valuation Fertilizer of and Com
has made arrangements to ship two not seem to abandon' even after four whisper, "Keep still !I"' Then they chased the entire property, business and goodwill
more car loads this week. In short years' trial) the front in : of the firm of Wilson & Toomer(kubjtct to
a was yoke
begin, "I want to go home I such liabilities of said firm as are now outstand
time the Manatee section will be shipping style, slightly pointed, the fullness being want to go home," and I would ask ing) at the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars, and
the liabilities
conveying same subject to to
in immense qantities, as the fruitis gathered on in two rows of tiny "What is the matter?" The mother the Wilson &: Toomer Fertilizer Company, upon
now ripening rapidly. W. R. Fuller 1. puffs. The ripple sewed on the bottom t would the valuation of Ten Thousand Dollars($10 coo)
reply "They that
say they are so.fixed, to be used as to much of the capital of
l returned from a business trip to of waist was lined with some hungry, but they cannot be; we ate this corporation. -

the river towns Saturday and reports black silk that happened to be in the just before we left home." Then I Dollars SECTION(fs.ooo 3.-The)of capital remaining stock hAlt Five be Thousand paid as

everybody on the hustle in that sec- piece bag. The choker and cuffs would get a cracker for each of them. may be required by the Board of Directors.
SECTION 4.-No certificate of stock shall be issued
tion, preparing for the shipment of the were of wide satin ribbon, dyed black and if it were scattered over the car- until paid for in full, and all stock i+sued-

fruit crop and putting in the vegetablecrop. (some curtain ribbons that had become pets I need not care. In fact, I got shall be non-assessable.

The Manatee Lemon Companyare faded yet not in the least worn) into the habit of keeping crackers on ARTICLE IV.

putting in a large and firstclass and decorated witn tiny spirals of hand for visitors' hungry children,and TERII OF EXISTENCE.

irrigating plant, using tiling to dis- cardinal Asiatic etching silk; these think it a good plan; for there are chil- shall The commence corporate at existence the issuance of this Letters corporation Patent,

tribute the water over the property.To little spirals were scattered all over dren, of course,who are really hungry, and shall terminate ninety-nine years thereafter.
make this tiling they last week the ribbon, simply outlined, yet(they and crackers are cheap.-Rural New ARTICLE V.

purchased from Phillips & Fuller 240 gave a unique finish to the aist. Yorker. SECTION I.-The business of this corporation

barrels of cement. The fruit growersare This ribbon should be embroidered -.. .. --- shall Board be of conducted Three Directors and managed,a Secretary by a and President.Treasurer -

demanding and receiving fancy before hand as it takes quite a ittle Linoleum (oil cloth) floor coveringmay and such other officers and agents as the
corporation authorize. The
prices this season. As an instance, time to work the two yards s. be made to look bright and new be chosen may annually at the annual Directors m ,
:Mr. Fuller that for cuffs stock and I stockholders which hall be in the "
says on Saturday he a by rubbing it with equal parts of salad generali ffices at 3 o'clock p. m. he: ,
saw F. C. Armstrong, of Terra Ceia, back of neck. il and vinegar. Rub thoroughly with Thursday of May each year. -

refuse $1,000 for 200 boxes of grape The entire cost of flannel cloth and do not use too muche ties SECTION of the President 2.-The manner and Secreta of ; ', r

fruit on the trees. Building and other small, still it looks like mixture nor allow any of it to officersjas scribed by may the Br-Laws.be provided -. ,

improvements continue lively at all i4 yds. hair cloth n on the surface of the linoleum SECTION 3-The time

points on the river, and recently many 2 pcks. Diamond much soiled clean the covering calling and Directors and holding(except m jf a

new settlers have arrived and made 3 skeins Asiatic ,g with a cloth wet with soap by the Charter))ha
The election ol Dirt
purchases or ]leased lands on which to I Hooks and E' r before using the oil and vin. stockholder to be'-i '
grow vegetables.] Tampa Times. 2 sticks Braid share SECTION of stock l.Ti 0

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business until those elected at the first election. woolen fabrics may be selected for this
shall be- model.A .
WILEY G. TOOMER 1/lI-J iller
President. special illustration and full direc-
LORENZO A. WILSON tions about the pattern will be found on

FRED Secretary G. BALDWIN and Treasurer. the envelope in which: it is enclosed.Simple (PERRY DAVIS'JA
Sure and Safe Remedy la
And the said Wiley G.Toomer Lorenzo A. Wilson
and Fred. G. Baldwin shall act as a Board of yy and kind
every case every
Directors until their successors are elected.
SECTION 5 -The Board of Directors shall pro
vide for the election or appointment of such other I'
officers or agents as they deem necessary or advisable
and shall make rules and regulations, .
and take such action not inconsistent with the
Charter and By-Laws of the corporation, as they
may deem advisable to regulate and carry on the
business of the corporation.


This corporation shall at no time incur an in I I
debtedness or liability of over Twenty Thousand : ':
Dollars (fjo.ooo.oo).
I The corporation seal of this corporation shall ,
li be an impress stamp circular in form bearingthe
words "Wilson and Toomer Fertilizer Co and Peninsular
Seal Jacksonville, Florida." sh

SECTION I.-The stockholders of this corpora- to Jacksonville by
tion shall adopt bylaws not inconsistent with It. H. to Wash-
the charter of this corporation and laws of the I 1 Southern Railway to
Stale of Florida, for government of its affairs I Florida Central & .
Those first adopted shall be adopted by the vole Ij. to all principal
I of a majority of a'l' the shares of the capital Florida.
stock of the corporation at that time sub.scribed. ; to Hariiman Junc
I and may be amended in the manner prov.chd __ Queen & Crescent,
for in said by-laws. : Junction to Asbe-
The f-regoing Articles of Incorporation are I Columbia by South
approved, adopted and signed on the proposed and Florida
charter/ of a corporation this day at a meeting y ( &Pensnsular-Columj -
held for that purpose in the office of Wilson & / j \' .
Toomer, in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. .i, '
to Jacksonville
In witness whereof, we hereunto subscribe our : by
& Crescent to Chatta-
names this, the 12th day of October A D. 1896. 1r1 Southern R'y to Ever-
Names. Address. } Central & Penin-
l& ] LORENZO A. WILSON Jacksonville Fla. all important Florida :
I Signed]) KRED. G. BALDWIN, Forest City, FJa. 1
] WILEY G. TOOMER,-Jacksonville, Fla. City Fort Scott &
: .
I State of Florida,) ss and Becoming. K.11.l to Kansas ,
County of DuvalPersonaJly J Southern It y
appeared before me, Wiley G. 1014-Madeline Waist-Sizes for 14 Fla. Central &
Tooraer, Lorenzo A. Wilson and bred G.Baldwin to all Fla. points.
three of and 16 years. Dark blue serge of the
the above named subscribers to me well to Jacksonville
known and acknowledged that they signed the broad vale now so popular, is the fabric Line to Du Quoin by,
I expressed foregoing charter in the in good faith, for the purpose of this youthful and attractive gown, Central to Holly Sp'gs,

l Witness my hand same.and official seal at Jacksonville which is so simple that it can be adaptedto City Memphis & DirJ -
to Sou.
Florida this- 12th day of October A. D. any use, according to the materials J J I \ Birmingham and F.! C.,& P.
1896. employe M. BARRS. ; & Chicago to Jack- .
J. Notary Public. and has a slightly drooping blouse front. Ill Cent. to Holly
The only trimming is a generous use of } ., C. M. & B. to Bir

black satin or velvet ribbon, which forms ; the, Sou.F. C.R'y& P.to Ever-

the stock collar and girdle, gives a yoke & Nash'ille to Rive
.r effect across the front and back, and : F.! C. & P. only
bands the sleeves. All fancy cheviots, } through sleepers
weeds and novelty goods of silk and New. Orleans and

wool] suitable fabrics to make this
are by 700 miles of track In
model,and for home evening gowns it the ,
would be charming made up in light *
ti"r .
cashmere, with bright ribbons.A Dairy' Lands,,

special illustration and full direc- 4 Pineapple Co\.ntry, ,
tions about the pattern will be found on ,
the envelope in which it is enclosed. Spring Scenery.and

r .. .
893 Doris Skirt. fishing Ground
tillage greatest vari-
Sizes for 12,14 and 1 16 ars.-An ex- and above all .

tremely ;graceful design, having: six gored Rldgeland
breadth*, flaring widely at the foot, and and Healthy.

fitting easily around the waist, except in its for route any and produce it offers to
t the back, where the fullness may be gath

ered. It may be lined throughout, but I' map of Florida (sent

should have no interlining or facing. ; ) on its route.,G.P.A ,

t Any of the popular silk, woolen, or cotton Jacksonville,Fla.
fabrics may be chosen for this model,

4 and it may be worn with any style of Peninsular R. R.

coat, basque, or waist.A .
social illustration and full directions Shippers
will be found the \
about the pattern 1 on
The Favorite Waist. envelope in which it is enclosed. Quickest Route

1011-Yorko Waist. Sizes for 34,36, -
38 and 40 inches bust measure. Changeable POINTS IN

silk waists are a convenient substitute .tlttSi'RYE: TillS-IT IS WEST.
for the shirt waists worn during the Cars,this com-

summer weather. Combinations of blue, Farmer and Fruit Grower Vegetable than ever Crops ever,and to

with black, red or green are much worn and prompt despatch
with blue serge skirts, and all the shades Markets.
of heliotrope with black or green are Entitling! the holder to One / destination with

great favorites, while almost every possi- trilh six two-'tittumps, to help pay for .
ble combination appear in an occasional 1SDG. Be sure and !give your name and full by wire and
the sizes that is with each passing various junc
waist. Our model is a favorite one, choose one of printed at destination.

with tucks in the top of the sleeves, and loss prompt-

which form a straight line with the NAME.................. .
tucked yoke in front and the tucked are marked

shoulders of the back. The plait in
P. t7
front can be of white linen or lawn with I. Number Pattern.of I}} .............. Street Box Num or on or address the un-
rills, or it may be of silk with or withopt A'gt.Ocala Fla.
It is well to finish the neck with a Desired.f I .A'g' .Orlando, Fla
as to the neck trimmings f............ A It, Leeebur&F]
.AVt,Tampa, Fla.
e I holds the fullness of the ,Traffic Manager
d the front droops with Send Without a two-cent this stamp coupon to your Demorest patterns Put w Jacksonville,Fla.

h )f the popular silk or copy of tho latest fashion R sheet. Rtti" General Freight Aft i I

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only ten cents a month. We make Human and Bovine Consumption. er animals, that he had succeeded in

Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower this very liberal offer because we be-. I It is officially announced by the obtaining an agent, which when injected l';

lieve that when once the progressive, United States Veterinary Medical Association subcutaneously into the human
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main that it is settled beyond dispute subject suffering from consumption,
Street Jacksonville.Fla. liberal farmers and fruit growers of that tuberculosis (consumption) would effect a cure. In this, how-

this State become accustomed to read- in man and cattle is identical. Heretofore ever, it proved a failure. But it is
will not willingly only fair to the noted scientist to state,
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION ing our paper they it has been thought that the
give it youth, especially Florida, is by its cli- that the whole civilized world were so
For One Tear ..............................92.00 up. bovine anxious to get hold of a cure for this
We offer liberal commission to all exempt from
For Six ..... i.oo a consumption and measurably from its fell disease, that they forced Dr.

In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 postmasters and others who can give mman equivalent, unless importednto Koch into making public the results

grSubscriptiona: in all cases cash in satisfactory references to act as our this section from without. But of his research before he considered ,

advance. No discount allowed on one's agents. everal marked cases of the former himself prepared to do so. But although ,

own subscription(except in a club), but to Farmers who wish to secure their ppeared in the herd belonging to the tuberculin has proved inefficient '
all agents a liberal cash commission will as a direct cure for human con- !
he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby own copy free can do so by getting upa orth Louisiana Experiment Station.s sumption, a wonderful advance has -i
them. Write for soon as it was settled definitelyhat
terms. club these clubs need be )!
; not con. the ailment tuberculosis the been made toward reaching that much
To every new subscriber we will send, fined to any one postoffice. Write us tation authorities took to be desired end, in that it (tuber-
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden promptly culin has proved to be such an accurate ,
for )
eradicate it. The
ing in Florida. For two new subscribers easures to worst

at $2.00 each, we will send, Anyone desiring any of the great ases were slaughtered and cremated ; diagnostic agent when injected
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange aH| the suspected cattle were isolated, into cattle, and especially milk cows
Uulture." political dailies or literary magazines
suffering Irom tuberculosis, even in
nd a course of treatment was entered
Rates of advertising on application. should write us for clubbing rates ; pon which it is hoped will cure most, the most incipient form. Hence affected -

Remittances should be made by check, also, agricultural implements at low i i not all the cases. animals that react to its admin-

postal note money order or registered club rates to our subscribers. The Station authorities were at a istration, can be isolated or destroyed,
letter to order of ... and a dangerous source of transmis-
I bss to account for the origin of the
FARMER AND Entomology of Florida. sion of the disease to the human fam-
isease. An employee of the station
Jacksonville Fla. Next week we shall begin the pub- had died not long before, and as his ily checked, viz : a contaminated milk
supply from tuberculous cows.
lication of a short series of popular articles (] uarters were not far removed fromt I
It was found at the Louisiana station
of the cattle it considered
with special ref ose was
CONTENTS. on entomology, i
that native or even half-blood
that the dried from hise
possible sputa
erence to Florida, written for our col pectorations had communicated then native cattle did not appear to be 1{

t, GROVE AND ORCHARD-A New Orange Pest. ; umns by Prof. A. L. Quaintance of alady to the cattle. susceptible to tuberculosis. The Jerseys ,
; Protecting Florida Oranges; Picking and are most susceptible<< to it prin-
Curing Lemons.................. .. ..... 707 the State Agricultural College, Lake Suspected cattle are tested with tu- ; ,
Transferring Trees from a Cold to a Warm. City. These articles will be illustrated b'rculin'; which is a specific substance cipally, it is believed, on account of
...... the enormous strain which has been
Climate letter from Frost Proof. 708
from culture of the
with and and a
diagrams cuts, by a obtained ,
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Egyptian Cotton- put upon them as a breed in milk
careful of these in connectionwith o in other words, is a glycerine ex-
A Subject of Great Importance to Southern study production. They have been so
Planters ........................ ...... 709 the text the reader will be ena- tr ict of the germs of tuberculosis or heavily taxed that their constitutionshave
Ramie;A New Rice Machine............. 710POULTRYContrthods c( nsumption. The mode of makingthe
bled to classify about all the insectshe been undermined.
in Poultry test is thus described: On thed
Management.......... ................ .... 711 will find in Florida and to identifyand 4y previous to making the injectiona ,
State News................. ................... 712 A Plea for Good Times.
OUR RURAL HOME--A Homely Subject; name most of the common ones. ( 1 conditions being favorable), the

Troublesome Children.... .... ......... 712 Our young readers who have any taste temperature of each animal is taken by One of our Northern correspondentssends
Patterns (illustrated); How Fruit Should be th: clinical thermometer, at three different us the following greeting, whichwe I
Eaten ..... ... .. .......... .......... 713 i' in this direction will do well to pre- times, viz.: morning, noon and deem worthy of publication :
EDITORIAL FreeJ{ Free;Entomology of FlorIda serve these numbers and study them ; night. It may be taken at shorter, in- "Hard times Hard times Come

and; Organization Bovine Consumption of Truckers; A ;Plea Human for they will thus learn what are insects tervals and for several days previousif again no more "

Good Times.......... .... .. ............ 714 and what are not, which ones are desired, but ordinarily a fair average We all sing it, we all hope it, but
Markets; Ocean Steamship Company...... 715 which harmless and temperature can be obtained with do we know what hard times are ?
Parm Talks Farmer's yeast............... 716 harmful, are three observations. After the third We sing it while we eat beef steak at
To Save Orange Trees.......... ........... 718 which are beneficial to man. At the
observation the dose of tuberculin cents
twenty a pound, oysters at fifty

Truck Fair Growers'........ Organization..............;.Negroes...... ...at.. a. 720 conclusion of the series we shall pub which is about two cubic centimetres cents a dozen, and three kinds of
lish a chapter giving the best known per 1000 Ibs. weight, is injected under I bread at the same meal ;; we shout it
remedies and preventives to be used eath the skin, either behind the while we smoke cigars, two for a quar-
Weather in Jacksonville.Week sho ilder blade or in the side of the ter; we think it while we stretch our
against those which are harmful. If
Ending Oct. 16,1896 nee c. On the tenth hour after injec- comfortable legs on Brussels carpet,
desired we will also give directions for tion the is taken before with well-
temperature again a blazing grate,
a a N bO =' aDATE. = capturing and preserving specimens.This and repeated at intervals of two hours groomed boys and expensively clad
II a as -= =as u 0 aOct.27. 1GO III series will come within the unti the twentieth hour is reached. girls around us; we shout it to our
:g =s : =s
GO :
- - limit of time mentioned in the above Sho Id the temperature rise two degree neigbbors across our smooth lawns, or
.... .....
68 72 80 66 14 73 T
Oct. 28.... ..... 72 71 78 &J 9 74 T I article and be secured by the ; or over above the average before through our plate-glass windows ; we
Oct.z9..e 72 72 81 6g 12 7S T may inje tion, the indications are that the groan it as we read our morning and
.... ....
Oct.30 71 7S 84 6B 16 76 .04 cent
Oct.31.......... 72 74 86 71 15 78 T forty subscription. animal is tuberculous. In animals evening papers, our plentiful maga-
Nov I. .... .... 70 66 71 63 8 67 S4Nov. e"eOrganization which are perfectly free from the dis zines and our costly libraries ; we
a. ........ 68 68 73 61 I2 67 .12
- of Truckers. ease,\! the reaction will be nil, or only dream of it in our soft and springy
Mean......... 70 77 79 67 u 73 .70 In another column will be foundan very [slight, ii i. e., the temperature will beds, while our coal-fed furnace keepsthe

-TotAl rainfall.T interesting account of a well-at- not rise at all, or only very little. whole house warm; we maunder

Trace. tended meeting of the East Coast Tuberculin, properly used for diagnostic about it in our well-equipped offices,

A. J. MITCllELL, Observer. truck-growers at the new town of purposes, is entirely harmlessto shout it through our telephones, ring

.. .. --- Boynton, at which they voted unani-- healthy cattle, and is so exceedingly the changes on it as we send telegramsand
mously to avail themselves of the offer accurate in its effects, that the few errors take expensive summer outings.We .
Free! Free I 1
of the marketing agencies off the In- resulting from its use cannot affect meet in our political, social, liter.

To any one subscribing for our pa- dian River and Lake Worth Pineapple\ the general results, and are of less ary and business conventions, and ring

per now for one year, at $2.00 per I Growers' Association the ensuing sea frequent occurrence than follow the I the changes on it while we are *spend-

year, we will send it the remainder of :son. This is well done. me use of any other method of diagnosing ing fortunes with railroads tell,
general agent, :Mr. E. P 11 internal diseases. restaurants and plac o
the year 1896 free of charge, datinghis serve them, and his exp But the most interesting fact is that And yet, in th '

subscription January i, 1897. and special fitness car this tuberculin test was discoverd know what h .....

To any one remitting us forty cents bring the shippersThe the course of investigations which I we do, but -... __
various classes e being made with human con- The wri -
we will send the paper to the end of o b
East Coast are tion. It was first prepared byt his remer. tt
the year 1896, adding enough back example to th German scientist, Dr. Rob- arch-

numbers, if desired, to make the sub- aptitude for ch, who thought after experi- of on' ': f

scription cover four months. This is and success with it on some of the small. the s w yar _
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Turnips, N.Y. bbl................ 1.50 THE "
two thousand inhabitants possessed Beets, ................ 2.00
altogether not over $300 in money; all Parsnips .................. 2.25
Carrots, .............-. '2.25
exchange was by barter; there was no Egg....... --...........-. ....-. 16 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

cash payment, because there was nothing VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. ,

with. the best and .
to pay Among Corrected by Davis & Robinson. lACI sONV I 14 E.

richest families(and there were many Yellow Yams bush, .................... .40
who thought themselves well-to-do) Sweet .3to 40 The Oldest National Bank in the State.
Hubbard squash, bbl................. 1.50
beef steak was a once-a.week visitor; Lettuce doz. ..... .... ................ .15 to .25
round beef were Celery .' ............ .............-. .30 to .40 CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .
was a luxury; oysters Egg Plants bbl. ..................... 1.50102.00 conservative, yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the
an unheard of dainty; corn bread was Tomatoes crates. ..................... 1.50102.00 strength and ability to meet aU legitimate demands.We highest reputation solidity,
food the Sweet Pepper,bu .. .....................50 to .75 buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms
the drawing
usual wheat the rare our own
; ; Green Beans crate...........-'.... no demand drafts on all parts of the world.
cheapest pipe tobacco was a dissipation Green pea*,crate ..... ... .......... .5c to .75 We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
Turnips bunch............... ....... .03 to.06 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention .
; cold bed rooms, scanty wood Pumpkins, each........................ .05 to .10
fires woolsey and calico were in the Kershaws, each... ....... ......... 03 to .10 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Parsley per doz. bunches ............ .20 to .25
r; house; 6x8 window panes were helpedout Green onions,per doz.bunches....... .25 President. Cashier.Safe .
Pepper,hot.bushel,................... .75 Boxes For Rent.
by hats, old papers and rags; a Sage well_ cured Ib..................... .25 Deposit
weekly paper was an extravagance, Hens........ .....__......__00..... 30
Roosters............................. .25
J and served several families. Ten Half grown....._...................... .15 to .20 SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS !
books made fair library beds Turkeys, per pound,gross........_.... .08
a ; Ducks........................ ........... 25 to .30
were slated or corded; rag carpetswere Geese ..- '.............. ............. .35 A FULL STOCK OFNew
occasional and Leeks per doz bunches.............. .25
ingrain scarce, Radishes, per doz...................No demand Field and Garden Seeds
Brussels a tradition; the sole vacationwas Cucumbers,crate..... .............. .1.25101.50
Spinach,per bushel ...'............ 75101.00
a ride to the annual picnic.in the Cabbage. Florida scarce... ......... None ADAPTED TO THE SOUTH.

one horse shay nobody had time, Salsify per dozen bunches,.......... None
; Lima Beans,quart... ....:. ......'. .10 to isy ONION SETS
money or heart for conventions or Florida Honey, pound section............ .10 .
amusements. We men worked from "' RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel.

5 a. m. to 7 p. m. (the aristocrats OOEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. WHITE, $4.50" "

shortened the time by two hours) and Send for price list.
the women' worked at all hours. More Frequent Service and More Seedsman,

And yet it is doubtful if there was Rapid Delivery.It Jaol 8o vl11e.. 1orlda..

4 in those times such a universal spiritof has been evident to the business men

unrest and discontent, such a con. of Philadelphia that the maritime tradeof 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. 38TH YEAR.

cert of growling, as tcday. the port falls very short of the dimen-

Is it fair ? Are we just ? Can we sions that mi ht reasonably be expected.The FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.
members of the Exchanges, of the
afford to waste time bewailing
Board of Trade, of the Trades League
times, when times'are easy on us, and and other important organizations have Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Mariana Stocks, Japan Persimmons, Strawberry Plants, GrapeVines
etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Camelias
Evergreens 50,000 Palms,
treat us far better than we deserve ? talked a great deal about efforts in this,

A manager once said with a chuckle: that and the other direction! bout "creat- 1OOOO CAMPHOR -

"The mails have been good to our ing a new Philadelphia," and so on, but and Cinnamon Trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and most complete in the
house the first brought an as yet there has not been that measure of Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern horticulture Catalogue .
today; one actual advancement that might be wished tree. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta. Ga. No Agents.
order in every letter, and the last one I

brought a,remittance in every letter." for.But has I
/ at length your correspondent I Bradley Redjldd. Eugene B. Btd*eld.I .
We all low (mayhap we are) persons the pleasure of recording the fact that thejr former facilities, to say nothing
about the vastly better location.But I ESTABLISHED 1871.
who would have said: "Alas, we have some very,important improvements have
this is not all. November 1st
been inaugurated by the Ocean Steam- By REDFIELD & SON
fallen on evil times the first mail ,
; the will add another steamer to
of Savannah which company
ship Company oper-
brought no money, and the last mail ates a line'of freight steamers between the line running from this port, so that
there will be sailings five days from Commission Merchants
brought no Philadelphia and Savannah, as well as a every
Let us put aside these ugly tempersof line between New York and the same each end of the line. -ANO- .
The has also four steamers
company ,
ours ;j. look toward the sun ; smileat city.For carrying both freight and passengers,
the shadow; all sunshine makes the a long time the steamers of this running between New York and Savannah Fruit Auctioneers

desert; "it's a pretty world senor;j" line have had Philadelphia wharfage at connecting by mil with all points
at the foot of Cather- 141 Dock Street Philadelphia, Pa.
39 South Wharves,
South at that and three
enjoy its beauties; let us borrow no port making
ine street, which is a long wav down trips weekly. The line also runs three We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
trouble; shed light on our neighbors; town, and not very convenient for mer- steamers weekly from Boston to Savan either at private sale(which has heretofore been

quit us like men, and times will seemas chants and shippers. nah. Sailings from New York are from our custom)or by the auction system (recently

( they are) good. APrreciating this fact, and desiring to New Pier 35, N. R. added to our business)a*you may desire.

do to promote the busi- The new steamship, La Grande Duch-

c-n our friends up North have enjoyed ness of the port, the company has now in esse, just completed by the Newport
process of construction,on Delaware avenue News Ship Building Co., which will be
such luxuries in hard times, in at the foot of Spruce street, a new the largest and finest vessel in the Atlan- Instrument,Drams Uniform,Equip.

the good times which are promisednow covered pier, to be known as Pier 18, tic coast traffic, will, by arrangement I|1 est ments prices for erer Btnditnd quoted.Drum Fine Corps.C Ulop Low.,400

they ought to be able to buy which will be, with probably one exception with her owners, the Plant SteamshipCo. Illustrations mailed/ret; givps Band
Music A Inrtrnct'ng for
Amateur Bind
large quantities of Florida's fruits and the largest and finest pier on the ., be added to the New York and Savannah LYON IIEALY,
vegetables. river front. It will have a frontage of Line of the Ocean Steamship Co. ..1....84.M4 Wabash ImM Ob i.,I3.

sixty-five feet and a length of six hun- early in November.The .

dred feet. It will have every modern Philadelphia agent of the companyis

improvement and facility for the rapid Mr.\ M.\ C. Hammond, who was con-
Markets. and economical handing of freight, and nected with the company's business in QUICK WORK
vessels will be able to load and unload on Savannah for a number of and who ,

t -- either side of the pier at one and the took charge here in yearsl last. Mr. In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables

JACKSONVILLE FLA., November.. same time. Hammond is a pushing, enterprising and shipped to us is our motto. WK

FRUITS AND PHODUCE. The offices of the company will be removed popular man, and is doing most important GIVE FIRST GOODS PLACE SENT BECAUSE US BY WE GROWERS NEVER
from 13 South Third street to and valuable work on behalf of the BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
Corrected by Marx Bros. spacious quarters on the new pier, facing commerce of this port. our 40 years experience without defaultIng

These are average quotations. Extra choice Delaware avenue. The general offices The Oceah Steamship Line is popu- a financial dollar. stability Enquire which as to our any standingand bank or

lots fetch prices above top quotations,while'poor will take up the second floor and the larly known'as "the old reliable," and it merchants having mercantile reports can
,." wharf offices the ground floor. is conceded by all competent critics thatit verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
toll sell tower. The new location is convenient and gives byjir the best service of any line METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
Florida Oranges .... .......... .....2.75 to 350 between and North and the your name for our quotations. Stencil and
crate...t. ....... easy of access being Spruce run 1i sell the cards free. Letters piomptly answered.
Lilbes,3 peck 1.50
.. I" .......... ........ 50 Pine streets, and close to the foot of Dock South. Mercantile and Fi-
Apples. ........ -75to 2.50 street. This is the heart of the fruit and nanci FRENCH & CO.,
Grapes Catawba,sib basket.. .... I .18 v table'market-and fruits and vegeta-
Pines crate .... 4.00 f-- 116 Warren St. New York.
Lemons Messina 3.00< bles constitute a large proportion: of the SORE THKOAT re- ,
English Peas dried 1.50 freight brought by the steamers of the "Broicrttinvariably ESTABLISHED
Peanuts,best to.Q4J line from the South. The location is also LW :
each giveidathe ;
bbage.New York 7
convenient the wholesaleand WA
toes,A1. Y, bbi 165 very for great
S i barrel lots................ I.6o manufacturing houses of this city;
k........................ 1.40 Work on the pier is now brJ $100 worth for 10c.
Iotl....... ......... 1.35 new
'e.seed ...... .n 2.00 pushed forward with all possible vi Bend 10 crate fertDMtntetoook leWD,Uv
$ 2,00 and by December it will be compl aures anroyal a.to scars ft rUE UBEAKTOa TOM locality
.. .... 1,50llO and ready for business. Th of vitfcrat 9Mt t*tbt'LIBBinY.coib rtf Get.A81V1 tt c ulck, 11CITIZCXS
....... ..
1.25! will give the ..."" ) )msser:rerl. T.
... company more i



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Farm Talks. I Smith-I suppose it does.; Lack of I that if this power could be transferred: ,

HOW CORN GROWS. I sufficient fertility in the soil, togetherwith or inocculated just as we inocc late FELL FROM A HORSE-

. lack of moisture stops develop- flour with yeast, it would be of great _
Jones-There has been so much opment in all directions, and be it in value to agriculture. A new field of STATES ATTORNEY
politics in the air there has not TAKEN
been much opportunity for farm talks. vigor of stalk or development of pollen experiment was opened. Hereafter it HOME BY HIS FRIENDS.
or silk the result is the same-a would be sought not only to destroy

Smith-But politics have their place short, nubby ear or one only partially mischievous bacteria, but multiply On of Illinois' Most Prominent and I

and a government of the people,by the filled. and transplant the useful. It was Highly Honored Men Suffers From

people and for the peple should have Jones-What do you think of the I found that where bacteria had workedin Injuries Sustained in a Fall-Ilia

intelligent voters, and this is nearer a theory in regard to the necessity of I co-operation with beans or clover Colleagues and Fellow Citizens
campaign of education than the country the soil richer in Testify to Ills Integrity -
the seed in a field coming from all was nitrogen rather
has ever had, and when the people of rather than and that such soil and Publicfepiritedness.
parts the ear as affecting the more poorer, : .
are thoroughly informed they can be thorough pollenation ? could be sowed upon and worked into
From the Journal
Macomb 111.
trusted to vote right.
Smith-I do not think much of it other soil poor in nitrogen to give it
But I did in Theodore B. Switzer is the
Jones- not come to to senior mem-
extract the air.
talk but though I never tested it. A farmer'sson power nitrogen ber of the law tirmof Cwitzer & Breeden
politics farming. ,
This was to cultivate and the ni-
Smith What particular branch of was recently telling me that his sow of Macomb III., and will this fall ((1896)),
father always removed the corn at both trogen-feeding bacteria. But it took closea brilliant four-years terms as State's
farming now interests you? ends of the but his from 1.500 to 2.000 pounds of such t Attorney for "MnDonftnfh mnntv.. lit i
ear, object was to '
Jones-Corn or maize. I was read- prepared soil to fertilize an acre. This Years ago he was severely injured J by a
a of that would
ing recently an article criticizing the get size corn was expensive and nullifiedthe fall from a horse, sustaining a hurt in the
selection oi seed corn from the middleof drop an even number of kernels practically right side in the region of the sciatic
the ear.SmithVhat. through the corn planter. This was a utility of the discovery.YEAST nerve, leaving this portion of his anatomy
continuous practice after weak and susceptible to disease.
year year,
was the objection? FOR SOIL FERTILIZATION. When
February's term of circuit
and he saw no ill effects, the fields
Jones-It was claimed that seed court came on he found himself, from
yielding 75 bushels to the acre.I Prof. Nobbe set about endeavoring close
from different parts of the ear would application to his business, sadly
grow corn less likely to ripen all at do not know on what principle to secure a culture, that is a pure production run down ; in fact he was on the very

once, and by prolonging the season of one kernel on an ear should mature of bacteria, or what you might verge, of nervous prostration. Mr. Switzer -
corn quicker than another. call a bacterian yeast, which could be j told the Daily Journal reporter that
maturity more thoroughly
bottled and carried about and while laid up, with no possible signs or
silk and the ears .would be more Smith-A good soil, well workedis prospect of relief from his family physician
soil where it
perfect. the main thing, provided the rainsare planted any might he read a testimonial wherein "Dr.
be wanted. The news now comes Williams' Pink Pills for Pale had
Smith-And what objection had seasonable. Last People
you year my gar
jhat he has succeeded, and that what cured a cage parallel with his own. and
such den
to a theory? patch received little rain and I hada
he calls he immediately made his mind
is to
for up
'Nitragin" now sale. try
Jones-It was not that that puzzledme. small supply of poorly filled ears. It be had for small the remedy. He sent for a package and
It was in the manner of impreg This year on the same ground I have can a very sum, commenced their use immediately according

nation. had a continuous supply (I planted a indeed-enough to nitragenize an acre to directions, with the result that he
Smith-How had you supposed it succession five different times) and for less than $2. This pure culture is began rapidly to mend and was soon at-
placed in contact with the seed before tending to his business once more.
was done? for for about six
some neighbors
my Dr. Williams'
the latter is sown, or is itself sown Pills contain, in a
Jones-I had supposed the stamens weeks. condensed
form, all the elements
and worked into the soil the neces
and pistils, male and female in to depthof to give new life and richness
" were Jones-What kind do you plant? f three inches. The sary to the ;
the tassel l and the fertilizer was there. Smith-Stowell's It is culture, whichwe I blood and restore shattered nerves. Pink
How I had never given thought andit Evergreen. might just as well call yeast, is I I Pills are sold by all dealers, or will be
the sweetest, richest sweet corn grown, in bottles sent paid of
kept and must not be exposed post on receipt price, 50 centsa
occurred to me that you who are so and is rightly named-Evergreen-it to light or to heat above 98 degrees box, or six boxes for 2.50 (they are
much more intelligent upon such top remains green and tender so long. It Fahrenheit. never sold in bulk or the 100)), by ad

ics could enlighten me. is necessary to get the seed of a reliable dressing Dr. Williams Medicine Com

Indian corn is a native of America seedsman to make sure of the variety This opens the door only. Who pany, Schenectady, N. Y.

and is indigenous to all parts of it. It and then it is best to save seed can imagine the possibilities ahead ?

is a grass. Its present perfected stateis from the finest, largest ears in the Our present system of fertilization is We regret any effort in the campaignto

an evolution. Formerly each stalk husk when fully ripe for next year's shockingly costly and wasteful. But array section against section or class

had many branches, and ear and tassel planting. here is an inexpensive method for against class. There can be no general

were one, as we see in the millets, Jones-I think I shall dp it. making a good soil for leguminous prosperity; without all sharing in it under
sorghums broom corn etc. plants including clover. This fertil our form of government, and there can
Smith-It is my aim to have a succession be no general depression without the
Jones-We sometimes see kernelsof ity of soil depends on stocking it with capitalist -
from the earliest time I can get i and laborer both feeling the effects.
corn on the tassels now. in the seed secure from frost till frost certain kinds of bacteria. Pasteur demonstrated If the manufactories are idle the productsof

Smith-In all the evolutions of f nips the ears. There is no vegetable that the decomposition of the farm will be unsold or sold at avery

animals and vegetables we see a dis luxury equal to Stowell's Evergreen Organic matter, and its preparation for low price. In working for the sucCess
position at times to revert to the original Sweet Corn.-So. Ruralist. recomposition was due to micro organ of one we work! for the success of all,
and in laboring for the breaking down of
type, and this is an illustrationof isms. Remove these entirely and any industrial enterprise we fall with it.
it. Farmer's Yeast. chemical action is stopped almost in We will all rejoice that the strain upon

Jones-But I interrupted you. definitely. Our fields are literally mind and time is lifted and that we will

Smith-As I was saying, these The most recent discovery is that alive, if fertile, with bacteria-over be free to pursue our individual callings
of the famous Prof. Nobbe of for another four years.
branches contained the tassel and ear Saxony.He twelve hundred millions to an ounce
all in one. But by evolution or de has made it his specialty to pre of soil. All these are busy preparing 5 #

velopment the portion bearing the pare what we might call farmers'yeasts food for our plants; reducing it to as applied The seed for firm an injunction of D. M. Ferry restraining& Co.Secretary has

pistils and stamens became more distinct or bacteria, useful for plant similable forms. Without these any Morton from distributing free seeds,

any separate, and produced fewerin growth in such form that a farmer may soil is barren. We know very little l on the ground that it is an injury to their

number but of a more perfect type. sow it in his field or otherwise bring about these infinitessimal forces; but i it business, and is unconstitutional.
it into contact with the seed that he So long as the government cannot
is encouraging when differentiate pay
Jones-But still I do not how we can
by nearly a quarter of million
places in the ground.It expenses a
the ovaries are impregnated throughthe one from the crowd and subject dollars!a day, it is a bad policy to tax the
silk. is only a few years since it was it to our will. This is what Professor country for free distribution of seeds or

Smith-In the stalk of corn the ear found that the leguminous ;plants, by Nobbe has done with the Nitragin. any other free gift.
and some means, could directly extract nitrogen The field is open for almost infinite *
sets out silk at the
time same from the air. On the roots of f F experiment and victories. It is not The election of Gov. Bloxham augurs
the pollen appears on the tassel 1 Well for the future of the State, and
clover will find every
small and that in
the future the
and falling on the silk which is a hollow ] you .\ very improbable, near act of the Floiida legislature that has for
beautiful nodules. Thes.; 'assus- farmer will hare a dozen of these cultures its
l tube, it falls through or rather end the advancement of JjjLinterests..
grows down the tube till it reaches pected, had somethi \ h the or yeasts, each one well under of the State will receij ent

the ovaries found in the cob and i impregnates nitrogen; but it was be stood, bottled and barreled, and in i Let us hope lliaj.
them. fore it was found I ode his microbe stable, ready for use. All 1 laws passei"pressive ,

ules were the'wo t this is in the same line as the houswife's e tt) 1r '
Jones Then there is a silk interest '-':, a'p ao
they It !
pa compressed
yeast. aso a the tn i ..
down each of ..
row corn. -9"tl/lo. ..
later becomethe .
the work done
compliment to by a to set t J' ; _
'Smith-There is a silk for each kernel bacteri class dairyman, who now'brings .( .i

of corn and without it there could the bean milk, not in old tin cans, swarm- ,.. .. 60..'l"6-.; ., A .. i

be no corn. tv-that ith bacteria, but in glass bottles, .,:$... _
Jones-Does that account for some is not t' 1 heat and free from put

cobs being only partially filled ? i clover ". Y. Independent. .. :;; : :


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: To Save Orange Trees. ing plants, etc., and has sent them on STRAWBERRY PLANTS. The old relia- INDIAN RIVER. SEEDLING STRAWBERRY
improved Alabama Noo- catalogue send to .J. B.
A party of Orlando gentlemen vis- for use in these papers.. -Barlow Courier nans. First das* packing guaranteed $1.50 BEACH & CO., Melbourne, Fla. '

ited Stevens' pinery northeast of the -Informant. per looo f, o. b. R. Puddy, La-tey_Fla. 4
city one day last week, and wIre T. I. FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres JL\J\Jt\J\J\J STRAWBERRY PLANTS:
Excellent fo stock raising and Grown in the sun and hardy. Prices reasonable.C. .
Arnold the and 390 acres.
; general manager:{ superintendent CENT-A- COL UMN. tobacco growing. W. B. Garkson Jacksonville, L. CLARK, Switzerland Fla.
showed them the plan Fla. 8-24-tf
T>OWKER'S ANIMAL MEAL. To trake hens
of the Stevens
originated by one RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, IRRIGATED[ GROVE. 100 acres to years set _L) lay and chicks grow. Our little book the
brothers of Citra, :Marion county, to one week,25 cents three weeks 50 cents Noth- Orange treesj SO in other fruit trees, etc.: Egg tells all about 11. EW.. AMSDEN,
; I for sale at a sacrifice.: Address"1'," The Palms, 9-i9-tf Ormond, Fla.WIRE .
protect orange trees or pineapples ing taken for less than 25 cents. Lane Park.Lake Cour ty, Fla 4 2;- .mPH
from frost. Advertisements for this column MUST be
Following is a description pre NETTING, best goods for the least
of the : paid. process Send no stamps larger than two cents. finest lot of Citrus trees that we have ever AMSDEN,Ormond, Fla. 9-i9-tf
Buckets made of three thicknessesof Initials and figures count as one word. grown, and at prices that will suit you. We sell
none but the best. Send list of wants and get
heavy hardware wrapping paper, our prices. F. N. Horton, Proprietor, Braiden- LOlllSIANAGRASS (PASPALUl\1 PLA-
town Fla 8-8-12 ) lawns and permanent
holding of crude rosin
MCNEIL PEAS. Orange Trees and Buds. pastures. Sets, $1.50 per i.opo, by express; 35
with a small quantity of tow, satura- supply of the celebrated McNeil CORN MILLS AND SIIELLERS for fam cents per hundred,postage paid. W.H POWERS,
Peas. A few Tardift-and Parson Brown trees on
Hand or power. Shel'ers $2,5o. Lawtey, Fla.BERKSHIRE.
ted with kerosence oil placed on top, good strong sour roots, also a few thousand buds Mills, $5.00 $40.00. Will make coarse grits or

are set about the grove or pinery, at for sale.Will guarantee satisfaction in every fine meal, oatmal graham flour. "Daisy" gar- BOAR PIGS f om thorough
case. W.H. Mann Manville, Putnam county, den plow, $3.00 Address the Editor, Box 524,
stock. Entitled to
desired intervals. These when Florida. -;2'6 register
light- Jacksonville, Fla.
Write us for prices. Fisher & Powers,
ed, will burn for two hours, making a Lawtey, Fla.CITRUS .
WANTED. 3000 Orange Buds on Sour Stock. SALE. 25 ACRE LE CONTE
dense smoke, which is a positive pro- size, and variety of buds also FOR Grove,trees set twelve years; right on NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
tection from cold. In the experimentshown age and Fla.size of sour stock. E. U. Mote. Lees- the railroad. Five acres of it in the corporate Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,

to the gentleman only three burg, n-7-3 limits Fla. of Monticello, Fla. Box 524,Jacksonville Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardifl, Grape Fruit
Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
such buckets were used; but they pro- PIGS. Three Months old. Cross thorough such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
Berkshire and Poland China. Heifer GENUINE Nunan, Bessie Cherokee, Colum- Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
duced more smoke than would have Calf, part Jersey, eight months old. cheap. Michel's Early. Stevens Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries -
come from a railroad locomotive burn- Parker& Cable, and Jefferson Strawbrrry Plants, per 1,000 $1.00. Dunedin, Fla. 8.17-tf
11-73 Drayton Island Fla.WANTED. JULIUS SCHNADELBACH,Lo k Box 4,Grand Bay,
ing pitch pine, and the cloud hung Ala. CAMPHOR SEED from my big tree, sac 100;

over the pinery for hours. The buck One car load of Sphagnum Moss Parson Brown, Ruby. Imperial
20th. Address, M. E, Gillett. NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000 Grapefruit and Persian Lime buds 5ac zoo,free by
ets are made by the :Messrs. Stevens, Tampa, Fla. iO 313 of the most popular varieties mail E. RUMLEY, Keuka, Fla. itTHE
1 for delivery this fall and winter. Send in your
and the whole cost, with contents, is orders now, and be sure to pet what you want. ISLAND POULTRY YARDS, Fernan-
only five and half cents. The bucket FRESH SEED, CITRUS TRIFOLIATA, 15 Pric s and particulars on application. W. K. Fla., breeds Black Minorcas, Brown
I. per Hundred. Makes the best hog- Trimble, Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla. Leghorns and American Dominiques. Some fine
costs three and one-half, and the ros proof hedge. Fresh Camphor tree feed 35 cents! IO8tfBUDWOODTaffa stock for sale; also g'ound meat and bone for
: in two cents. The paper burns down per hundred, postpaid. Edward H. Rcbie, Mt. : poultry, C. H JACQUES, proprietor. 10243OH
Dora, Fla. 10-31-3 Majorca Pineapple, San- -
evenly with the contents all around, King, Ruby,Tangerine, YES,do you want spendid five-year-old,or
Mandarin Satsuma
allowing ventilation which NEW CATALOGUE OF CREAMery Oranges Marsh Seedless, seed bed Grape Fruit Seedlings or choice
proper FREE. Triumph Pomelo, Gen a and Lbon L'mOD budded for
trees-Grapefruit Orange-write-
cannot be had with metal buckets. In and Dairy Supplies; Farm Im- Prices low. O. P. ROOKS, Fruitland Park,
V. B.
plements. Write for one. Mention this paper.J. Fla. 10 24'3 prices. WEBSTER, Seminole Nursery,
case of severe freezes, the buckets A. Madden, 32 W. Mitchell St., Atlanta, Ga. 4- Fort Meade Fla. 10-24 4

should be replaced two or three times :MOOTII CAYENNEABBAKAandGOLDENQUEEN OR SALE Half million Gqlden Selfblanching -
NDUSEUY TREES AND BUDWOOD. Pineapple Plants. All grown from Celery plants. Ten thousand, fifteen
the in .
during maintainthe
night to
Parson Brown,Boone,Pineapple fui'ti! R plant at our Models: Pa'k Pinery OK- dollars Al leo vred pi cry of choice Cayennes
favorable conditions desired. The King, Ruby and Tardiff. Marsh Seedless !and LANDO GRAPE AND FRUIT CO., C. S. Van and Abbakas. Bear Head Farms,:Pine Castle,
Triumph Grape Fruit. Villa Franca Lemon. Houten, Orlando F a. 10-10 6 Fla.
Messrs. Stevens, during the freeze of Oeo. E. Snow. Eastlake, Fla. 10-31 10-31-3 1

February 1895, placed such buckets .

tt. in a one and-one-half-acre at WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES- 10,000
grove Silver Cluster Grapefruit, almost [LAKELAND
Citra, and the result was that not only seedless; Marsh Seedless, Triumph; 20,000 THE NURSERIES

the body of the trees, but the limb, and Orange Dancy trees Tangerine of all the: Pierce leading, Amory varieties and; King Jaffa ,

nearly up to the new growth were Blood, budded on rough lemon and sour stock.
Send for prices. RICHARD KLEMM Winter
saved, and today, that grove is bearing Haven, Fla. 10-24-3 C. M. MARSH Proprie1or
while others in ,
:" same locality,

not so treated, were killed nearly to NURSERY TREES in lots to suit. Parson ...
and Grapefruit. C. GOM-
the ground, The aggregate cost of pnRTS, Ladylike, Fla. 10-24-3

protecting an acre of trees or pineap Wholesale and Retail Dealer in

pies by this process will be$2.50 to$3. MAMMOTH;! BRONZE TURKEY GOBBLERS
$I.25. Limited number. P.
-Orlando Letter in Times-Union. Rock Pullets and hens,reasonable prices. MRS.
GOMPERTS, Lady Lake, Fla. 10-24-3
.. General
-- -- Nursery Stock.

The Orange Judd Company, pro

prietors of the American Agriculturist

i and other papers with very great circulation THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF

are arranging to give a descriptive -

this county.article Photographer on tobacco growing Freemanof in GET THE have PURE reduced PARSON prices for BROWN our budwood BUD. Orange, Lemon,, Lime and GrapefrUit Trees

this city went down last week to very low. We have no agents here. Persons
Ft. Meade and made wanting budwood guaranteed pure Parson Brown
photos of the (Carney tree) should order direct from us. Now We Make a Specialty of
tobacco fields, curing houses, irrigat is the time for iaU budding-wood well matured
and prces very low. Address us Lake Weir Fla.

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FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he "
is the senior partner of the firm of F.' J. ;t Our intentions are to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees,'if fine trees and bed-
CHENEY &Co. business rock prices will do itWe have twenty live varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour,
doing in the Cityof
Grapefruit, Sweet and Rough Lemon Seedling Hoots,as follows :
Toledo, County and State aforesaid
and that said firm will pay the sume of -including: seedling Grape Fruit, ORANGES.
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each Hart's and Valencia late, Pineapple, Dancy Tangerines LEMONS.
and of CATARRH that Budded Grape Fruit, Eureka Lemons, Dancy Tangerine, Eureka (seedless)
every case cannot I Seedless Grape Fruit;aU buds onfcj* year old Satsuma (seedless) Belair Premium and Genoa.
be cuued by the use of HALL'S CATARRH Grape Fruit stock. Very fine,pri 1aLsonable King,
CURE. BOWYER& STEPHENS,Lakelanfl, Fla. xo-io-8 Mandarin. POMELO or GRAPEFRUIT.

FRANK CHENEY r King Kumquats Tangerine.(oblong and round). Marsh Seedless.
Sworn to before me and subscribed i in N O EQUALS IN TIME STATE! SATSUMA Ruby Blood Excelsior.

my,.presence, this 6th day of December, Tangerines trees on and sweet Parson stock,Broi Hart's r,ate i Dancy ow, Joppa Late;(Seedless) .* Aurantium! (sweet rind) -;- I.
Pineapple. f&
-J&&A.-D.18S6.. trained to sticks. Buds 4 to 7 fee ited Valencia Late. ', ,, "
"' A. W. GLEASON, stock. Write now. II. F"** In- Parson Brown Tahiti LIMES.
{SE.\L} terlachen Fla. 10-10-6 St. Michael Blood, (paper rind) (seedless)
-.J, i Notary Public.Hall's Jaffa (Sanford's). MISCELLANEOUS.
Hart' Tardiff, (Sanford's).
Catarrh Cure is taken internallyand FBUI Centennial. Japanese Peaches. Plums Chestnuts and
acts directly on the blood and mucous PLAT Boone's Early.Mediterranean. Persimmon Trees.
surfaces of the system. Send for Sweets, (San Cord's.) Strawberry and Pineapple Plants, etc.

testimonials, free. den III For descriptive catalogue alld'lr) ee.IIst, apply) to _
F J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0. ,

1.c6rSold. by Druggists, 75c.. C. M. l\IA.RSH: ,
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JEST The magificent Steamships of this line are appointed to sail as 11 / 1. dryr V 1

follows :


Pier 35, North Rlver-5 P. M. # $ c y ,
City of Augusta ...... .... ......................... ..........................Tuesday, Nov. 3
Kansas CIty............................. ............ ........ ... .............Thursday. NOT, 5 4,4O4PJ
Tallahassee .......... ..... .... ........................... ... .................SaturdayNov. 7 i.
City of Birmingham .............................. .. .......... ......... ... Tuesday Nov 10 I( \
City of Augusta S. ... ..... .... ........................... .. Thursday, NOT. n friQ'cvoIetOiiIIi
Kansas City................. ..........t....... ................. ........ ... Saturday Nov 14
Tallahassee ............ ... ....................................................... Tuesday Nov. 17
City of Birmingham.. ...... ....... .... ................. ................. ..Thursday, Nov. 19
City or Augusta..... .. ............................................. Saturday, NOT. 21
Kansas City.... ............ .... ........................ ... .......... ... Tuesday Nov. 24
Tallahassee ... ...... .. ....... .:......... .... .... .................t.... ...Thursday, Nov 50
City of Itlriningham..... ........ .................. .................... ...Saturday, Nov. 28
G.M. SORRKLL. Manager, New Pier No.35, North River.


Nacoochee. .............................A............... ............ ......... Tuesday,Nov.3 Finest Cuisine and Service. JVo JSetteeen Jacksonville
Chattahoochee ....... ......... ... ..................... ......................... Friday, Nov. 6 Transfers and.New York.
Gate City ............................................. ..................S............Tuesday, NOT. 10 The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Nacoochee....................u........n.u..u..n ................Saturday, NOT. 14
Chattahoochee...... .................................................. ..... Wednesday Nov. 18 '
Gate City. .. ...................... ..... ....?.................................... Saturday, NOT. 21 "Comanche" (new), "llgonqaio "Iroquois, "Cherokee "Semiaole
Nacoochee ............... . ...................... .. ........ ................'.Thursday Nov. 26 J. ..,
R RICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents Lewis's Wharf. ,
Steamers to sail to' tide. .'
Pier 39, Delaware Avenue, are appointed according the
(calling ), .SundayeTuesdaysandThursdaya.EromCHARLESTONS.C.
City of flacon (freight only) .................. .... ... .... ... ... .... .... Tuesday Nov 10 '
City of Macon (freight only) ........ ............ ... ..... ......... ............. Friday NOT.20 .,..Mondays,Wednesdays and Friday. .
City of Macon (freight ruly) .... .......... .. <....... ... ........Monday. NOT. 30 For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers
M. C. HAMMOND Agent, 13 South Third Street.


.1 Central (90-( Meridian) Time-:as below.Tallahassee are appointed to sail from Pier 29;East River New York at 3 p.m., as(follows:. .

... .... Tuesday Nov. 3, 4 00 p. m City of Augusta....Tuesday Nov 17 3.30 p.m. tor W CHARLESTON, S. C., .Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays ,
City of Birm'gh'm..Ths'day, 5. 5 30 p. m. Kansas City.......Thursday, NOT. 19, 4 30 p. m.
of .... For JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling at Charleston) ..... Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
City Augusta [Salurday, Nov 7, '.00 p. m. Tallahassee. ..Sa urday Nov. 21, 5.30 p. m.
Kansas City ... ...Tuesday, Nov. 10, 8.00 p. m. City of Birm'gh'm.. Tuesday, Nov. 24 9.00 a. m.
TaU hasste..Thursday. Nov 12.11.00 a m. City of Augusta ...Tursday, Nov, 26, 800 p. m, .
City of Birm'h'm.. Saturday N -v.14, 1. o p. m. Kansas City... ...Saturday, Nov.28, 11.00 a. m. CLYDE'S ST. JOtfflS tIVEt MfiE

Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below. .
Gate City....... Wednesday, NOT 4, 4 00 p.m. Nacoochee.. .....Friday,NOT. 20, 5.oop.m. Jacksonville, 1'alatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate .
Nacoochee Monday, NOT. 9, 8.00 p.m. I Chattahoochee. ...:Tuesday Nov. 24, 7,00 p. m. Landings on the St. Johns River.The .
r Chattahoochee.... Thursday, Nov. 12, 11.00 m. Gate City* .......u.Friday, Nov. 27 8 oo p. m.
Gate City.... ...... Monday, Nov 16, 3.00.P. u.1 Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer :


((00* Meridian)"Time-an below. CAPT. W A. SHAW,
City of Macon.... Thursday, Nv. 5, 5 20 p. I City of Macon..Wednesday NOT.25; 8.30 a. m. Is appointed to sail as follows:
I City of Macon..... Sunday, Nov 15 i oo a. m'l I| Leave Jacksonville .. ................................ Sundays, Tuesdays and Friday at 3.30 p. m.
Returning Leave Sanford................. .....Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 co a. m. .
W.l.ARNOLD G.T. P. A., WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. P. A., W. J. FARRELL, Sol. Agt.,
C.G.ANDERSON, AGENT Savannah, Gar Read Down. Read Up.
# Leave 330 p. m. .. ..........Jacksonville ............ ... .. Arrive 3.30a. m.
8..5 P m. .................. ... .:.. Palatka.................... ...:.. Leave 9.00 p. m.
BOURS. .. 3.00 a. m. "." ""''''''''...... .., .Astor.... ........................ 4.00 P. m.
W. A. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. 4-30 a m. ............................ St. Francis......................... .. 2.3OP.m,
........... un.... n.u..n..n..u... Beresford .............._.......... 1.3op.m.
Arrive. 8.30 a. m. .............. .... .... Sanford..........._.. ............ ._.. 9.00 a. m .
: WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. II 9.25 a. m....................... .... Enterprise................... ...... 9.30a. m.
........... .... .... ..................So. Fla. R. R. Wbarl... ............... II 11.00 a.m.

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonvillo .
Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers .-

A.J. COLE,Gen.Passnger Agent, 5 Bagding Green New York.M. .
H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Man! ,S.Pow< ing Green New York. .
>0 g VC EST BA.TT ST., ;JACIKSO1 TVLTIIir, F' ,A. TUEO. G..EGER, Traffic Manager.5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
H.IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla.JO11JTL. '
i > .'HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street JacksonTille,Fla.
We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple.Stock of J. A.. LESLIE, Superintendent,foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla.

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, WM.: P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents, If t

l3.8otiUi pelaware Avenue. Phlladhla. 5 Bowline Green,,New York. _
Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and' Dark. -

Tygeri-Illen 'YBri Uur Co. J. NITRATE SODA,

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Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OFSULPHATE POTASH,. {Truckers are requested to send for my price-list, of Field and Garden Seeded

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. Rust-proof Oats;75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 25 cents per
POTASH, >cents per pound.

range Tree and Vegetable KAINIT .Etc
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strong, handsome Bags,which don't rot.
I' /Wi The cheapest brand for the quality( in the
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A? ;.... A certaInde8truAiontotheA1eyrodesCitriWhiteFlyandother( ) '
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.- -"+:,. .. invitation Mr. E. P, Porcher, read account 'of-meeting of directorsof good as the whites. We noticed especially bage, cauliflower, cucumbers, toma-
e.,:' }:,' >. *, general agent of the Indian River and I. R. &"L. W. P. G. A.. at Jensen, one negro man's exhibit. He toes and celery. The latter, however,

:' ::; .t Lake Worth Pineapple Growers' As- wherein ,they agreed to let vegetablemen had two varieties of cotton, three varieties has been planted and transplantedand
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... '; .- vegetable growers of the south Lake 1 I of their vegetables!and consider potatoes, nine varieties of peas, three this season to set out quite a

.. .;tt. '.. Worth section at Boynton, od Wefln- 'ng the lateness or diyY eason it was varieties of hay, two varieties-pf pea number of citrus trees, besides giving .".

day, the 28th. detIActi advisable.take, advantage nuts, turnips, pumpkins, kershaws, proper attention, to the groves of lemon

R i. C The meeting was held in the syndicate o -sa eo. t JAffei sugar cane, etc; They displayed and orange trees which occupy so

:. :;c" packing houset.,and about a hundred 'derable que. ioning by twenty five or thirty colts; all fine, and many acres of their fertile hammock

:'4.... .. r, < ., truckers from Lantana, Hypo- the audience, It w ',antl1Jously some exceptionally well bred. They lands.Manatee County Advocate.
'.It? :J;'> ,luxo, Linton and Boynton attended. 1 1j Ugreed by all present to 41 themselves I also were well "represented on hogs; of
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"" of the use of the i to and ; Poland China and graded Jerseys." vegetables
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: of the Indian River Orange Associa- to employ Mr. Porchd and This is an.interesting exhibition,
< Leesburg thisseason.. Among others
... .*.1li ,t.. :!. ,," t'on1and fead'the agreement of them, to use his own .bscret-\) ; I voluntarily! made. of Southern goodwill I Capt. E. J. M Padgett.will plant
'".' 4 ; ff''' ;also of; the Indian River and Lake I tion of commissionSun. ag rj-'P1Caf:: .toward the negroes in .a .SiSleJwhich 25 1
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; He showed how benefits would Boynton, Fla., a. treating them harshly., -:,:: ,]. ,
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'c' accrue from organization in getting .... f. 1 ... ..'. .- ees b.tp' ,: ;
.':; ..i> lower rates from here to Jacksonville, Negroe } The Manatee. Lemon .Com ny:;6i 'zLvVtf -" ,.

!' ." ;fl., :... f. and as.Q to .enable shippers to reach In an accou Palmetto, Fla.,' have conmicnjgdithe.fall .
f '-.r. "t. Western; iia kets He also showed ral fairs held' i and winter work iri good earnests

'. =, : :, the-advisability; of loading cars here ern Farmer *rr. C.- L. 'Haryeyi the efficient'inaner ; ,*

kA- -k. and sending,them through to destfna- 'at Clint '!laving succeeded! so" well\ ':]astGtn ,

r: tion:without i andling .until!} |theYatJl1Jt :- turn! thgee raising Irish potatoes, 4:wjr .

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