Florida farmer & fruit grower

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Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title:
Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title:
Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title:
Florida farmer and fruit grower
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
S. Powers
Creation Date:
January 16, 1897
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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


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8. Power, Editor. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, JANUARY 16, 1897. ,Whole No. 145 -J IL ?E5lKf, *

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Ii' I imllR The Largest Fruit Growers ,FRUIT TREES FOR FLORIDA.

Know the Best Varieties and the
HIGHEST Plums (over 00 varIeties, Wiek801l, Red June, Hale' White Kelsey,18 new.
QUALITY kinds). Peaches,(Sneed,Triumph,Buber,over/0 varieties). Pears, Kaki Nuts,
':. BEST: t TFpES TO] PLAIp. Grapes,Oranges, Lemons,Pomelos Kumquats,Roses,etc. .

r "j J4OWE5lpj'ICES. : We shipped more peaches from our own orchards this Over 300 Varieties of Fruits and Ornamentals
other in this
season than all growers section combined ,
.P REIGtlT' and made big MONEY at It. .

PREPAID Bity Trees From fiURSERMEN Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange Hardy Stock..

lb mfc A handsome,65-page Catalogue for ISOft-'QT,with over 50 engravings. Gives _
; I. WHO>> M FRUIT GROWERS adaptability of varieties to sections, with accurate descriptions; reeent exper
fence in orchard and market with varieties new and old,with full; cultural,in-
Everything for the South. formation. This -
Peach, Plum, PearPersimmon Citrus Fruits, Grapes, .

Nuts Ornamentals, Roses, Etc., Etc., Etc. the Requirements of Florida Orchards..;
350 Varieties. A MILLION and a half trees. Over 300 acres. 15 Y ears 1 { Experience and Experimenting Growing Florida Fruits
No BETTER stock to select from. None so LARGE. ExtensiveSpropagation ofTrees for Florida Planting. '
New Catalogue with over 50 Illustrations, 26 New Photographic Views, Free on .

application., ? POMONA NURSERIES, GLEN ST., MARY NURSERY CO.Investigationflnto .

THE GRIPPING,BROS. Co. Inc., Macclenny.Successors G.L.TABER President GLEN 8T. MARY, FLA.
to W. D. Griffing. Fla.FORTHE'TWENTBECOND .

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r' >W. 'W.' 'HAWKINS & SONSAre handle no Commission Seed but receive direct from' such well-known. Seed

offering a Choice Lot'of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of 1896-W. Growers as Ely, Landreth Buist, Henderson, Livingston, etc.
i*All of our Nursery Stock is six years old with one and two year buds. All Budded low Pkg. Oz Xlb. ''lb.
I and from Bearing trees. Cauliflower-Henderson's Snowball...............<.?,..,. 25 $2.50 '16.00 2000
* VARIETIES'GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME. *! Onion-Bermuda Onion-Bermuda White....... .. I 5 5 JJQ 20 TO 40. ioo1JSO()()
Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful. Prices Low. Tomato-Livingstons. Any 6 20 50 L75yrrite
Bend postal for Descriptive. oguc to Onion.. Sets-Red,, ,, or Yellow,. bushel.... $350 ....
w. -zv. ii3Awi iwso1is. + II .,.':. 4,00 .... .... .... ...
Georgetown, Fla ABOVE FREE BY l\JAIL.: .
for price list.
e: Jacksonville,Fla.
3 flQiluiaakeeHplorida Otta11ge Co.,


s Offers' to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experienceof ... ..
thirteen consecutive years. The stock is large and includes the following widely : --
known and thoroughly approved varieties, viz: Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON BROWN, ETC., ETC '-
'IiOO 's Early-and'Centennial. Jaffa, Majorca Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seed-
less,Pineapple, Homosassa,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seedless + + + -,. BUDDING WOOD. + + + + .
Grapefruit. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superiorto
the round). Budwood at all times. Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to correspondents. Trifoliata Stock, (One; Two and Three Years,) Pears, Peaches, Plums, Figs.

Address all communications and make all remittances payable to Camellias, Japonicas, Imported Plants, Fine r Budded Roses, Etc.

Milwaukee Florida Orange Co.. The Best of Stock. Proper Treatment. Low PrJ es.UlIMIT .

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DUNEDIN, FLA. v& A >JclCdAlf JtCX'3f99

From the choicest trees. in Florida. Money making Early Peaches.full line of Pears and
..'_. Plums. .Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months. The,:F

Trlfollata stocks one,two and three years old. All stock:clean and healthy. Send for interesting Fruits and
catalogue., .
j c :; :.' ". : ,OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA. NURSERIES, Baoelve and Teri,In or load lots and mmDegunUtle Most
J. H. GIRARDEAU, Prop., Monticello, Fla. &LU ProducU of the Orchard.gJrgeig;
DairTHenneq*nd 'ann.
,. sand for ear litUa book"Saneotioiu to Bhtopen"Xukel Com plefeEstalt
Beportf BpecUl Reference,Stencil( ete. all free.
: WINTER HAVEN NURSERIES InquiriesandCorrospondencaInvited. h

I 6I1IeDtSmith.
Offer their Fine Stock. of CITRUS TREES at Reduced, Prices.
.' .. 4 Send for Annual Descriptive .
; Parson Brown Ruby,AmorY Jaffa Bloods, St. Michael, Jaffa, Wash.Ravels, va ; a newly! issued CATALOGUE and revised.It ., Geo. S
Tardiff; Daricy, King Tangerines, Villa Frtmpa Lemons. : contains everything & Son. ,
I :Triumph, Marsh Seedless, Thornless Silver Cluster Pomelos.: needed and by the plant-lover.Horticulturist Manufacturers of ?

: ; At_$25. per 100, f. o. b. ; 10 per cent, off on 500 lots. U Orchard PLANTS, and Window TREKS, Lawnor for BUILDING MATERIAL,'
Greenhouse. Largest CHARLESTON S. C, .
\\i ;. 'AH trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about if inch diameter. Buds : in th o nuth. select from Purchase our makes,which we guarantee
4}r to 6 feet. high,first.class:in,every respect and guaranteed'.true 66 name. superior to.any sold South,and thereby. save
.. money
v *.'.. Address, .RICHARD KLEMM., Winter Haven;, I BEASOIEB BROTHERS, ON3CO, FU. -
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t Croup, says. Mary: (Fla.) Nursery Company, NOW READY FOR-FALL PLANTING.We .

Colic, Coughs, The sour orange is, in my opinion, have a limited supply of fine budded orange trees 1 year old on sour

.. Toothache- by all odds the best general purpose and trifoliate stock, 3 years old (budded low). All our nursery stock having

Colds,, stock for oranges (as well as lemons been banked last winter. Trees are now in thrifty condition.

and pomelos) in this State,because of Following varieties guaranteed true to name:

its comparative immunity from disease, MAJORCA, RUBY BLOOD, ST. MICHAEL,
its conditions
resist adverse
Dyscitery, and its great vigor. TANGERINE, UOMOSASSSA. SATSUMA,
t" sad as Bowel Complaints. To summarize : The sour orange in A few hundred fine trees of the true Pineapple Orange.: Size of buds 3 to 4 feet. Price,SO and 75
all soils and locationseverywhereand cents each.

A Sore,Safe Qnlok Cure for always-is a better stock than the BUDWOOD.Can .

sweet orange. furnish Budwoofl of all the above named varieties for fall budding. Prices will be reducedin

The pomelo is a good stock, but has October on some varieties. For full particulars,addressHASTINGS & WYLIE,

developed no points of superiority over
f&n'i11IIzIt Interlachen Fla.
the sour orange, and cannot be ranked ,

with the latter until it has been longer


Mechanic, Farmer, Planter of the, X I The trifoliate is a good special pur- 15,000 BUDDED TREESAll

pose stock, valuable on account of its
Sailor and in fact all classes.
J latl3naaUy.oraterully. $fUsed hardiness, and quality of imarting har- the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon

diness, as well as its quality of ripen- roots loose scrub and land.
grown on high, hickory spruce ridge
T t Beware of imitttions. Take ing fruit early. It is especially suitedto Also strawberry plants of newest varieties, and a full line of tropicaland

none but the genuine f the Mandarin, Tangerine, King, semitropical fruit and ornamental trees and flowering plants.
DAVIS."' Sold everywhere. Satsuma and other varieties of this Catalogue on application.

class, as well as the .Kumquat, and is
t 25c. and 60c. bottles. I
likely to be quite extensively used in JOHN B. BEACH Indian River Nurseries
{N4.l..lG o.W ..e.X :the northernmost regions of orange production -
I in cold locations, and quite (Established 1886.)

generally where precocious trees of WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.

moderate size are desired.
Fertilizing" Fruit.
In North Carolina and Georgia, the President. Vice President.H. .
great success in peach-growing is due T. BAYA. THOS. W. CONRAD
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
tPIUCE largely to the knowledge which the CAPITAL $100,000.

CAR OR HAND CAR. growers have of the needs of their

If you were going on a journey and the P. W. W. soil. Last. spring I went through the '
I*. Co., offered you a reasonable rate over their THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
"C-lle4 gprln Route"splendid servlces&f orchards in the'. long-leaf pine regionof
guaranteed-would yon take ItT Or, to save expense ,
,would "pump"yourself over the road on North Carolina. The manurial JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
a>hand ear! Iou choose the latter,be cure the ,
hand epr hM the right of way. treatment af the orchards I found to Respectfully solicits your Deposits,Collections and General
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian Mich. be as follows : They are kept culti. Banking Business.

vated during, the summer up to the r

latter part of June, when the land is
offered which their bal-
Depositors every facility
loridaOranges in which
planted cow-peas, are grownfor
: t.ands the purpose of, supplying humus ances, business and responsibility warrant.

and nitrogen to the soil. Nitrogen is SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT FROM $5.00

the most expensive ingredient; but PER YEAR UP.DIRECTORS' .
when applied to the soil by means of ,

jR orts cow-peas, it costs very little in,order to

make the peach trees thrifty, and John L. Marvin. Church Anderson, Chas. Marvin,
[nvestments and H. T. Baya, W. M. Davidson, Judge R. B.Archibald
strong, long.lived; heavy appli. Dr. H. Robinson.
cations of acid phosphate and kainitare ,
Developments given annually. In place of kai ,
nit muriate of potash can be used. A recent sale of vegetable Ian j All young hogs in the orchard should
I he left unnnged and free to root the' soilas
Attractions brought one hundred dollars an acre.
An would be
average application much like. older
as they Ringing hogsis
I There have been several sales.Coleman
Addr n, about 350 pounds of acid phosphateand sometimes necessary, as in dry time
G. D. ACKERLY, 500 pounds kainit (or 150 poundsof item in Wildwood Gazette.It old sows will get in the habit,if uuringed,
muriate). The cost of this fertilizeris makes but little difference about of gnawing the bark of the trees and thus
THE, TR PIC l TRUNK LINE, very little; but if this plan is followed the size of the top so long as the tree causing irreparable injury.

the results will be large yields and has plenty of good roots.Exchange.The With grapes ground bone may be placed
JAIK2ONVIttt.LORIOA.i the best quality of fruit. Rural oyster packing and cannery in direct contact with the roots without
World. injury, but'any other fertilizer should be
company of Ruge Brothers, at Apalachicola
thoroughly mead with the soil.
Peach Borer. will be in operation this

week emyloying two hundred ------ ----- -
E f N G i N E S per- .
There is but one brood of peach
\ Ac. A h

borers a'year, the younger ones surviving sons.Nearly six hundred crates of beets 40 WEST BAY .STREET.Dr.W.F.GONNllLIiY .
the winter. The eggs, of the
borer moth are laid in the latter part were shipped last week-if a beet DentistGraduate
sugar factory is put up our section can ,
of summer and are hatched in about
raise the beets and will too.Coleman -
( Dental Department University
ten The mature i
days. caterpillar
items in Wildwood Gazette. of Maryland )
When you tuins into a cocoon or pupa which Bridging and Crowning a Specialty and all other
hatches the moth. The of work done under the most modern methods
plant seeds, plant presence When you need legal 1 advice,you go to im Residence 304 West Ashley Street.
the borer is discovered by the oozingof a lawyer,and pay for it. Why? Simply]
gum at the crown of the tree, and because the lawyer keeps informed on
FERRYSAlways he is destroyed by inserting a flexible law matters by reading reliable reportson d. STEEUER SEED ED., Witt.

wire along the road he has made. No new laws and decisions by the courts
on matters of law in genera]. Law is his ,
the best.. wash as yet, has proved an effectual business; he keeps informed upon it. Successors to
Richard Frotscher's Gravier Street
For sale everywhere.D. remedy. You, as a farmer, need to keep equally Nos.518 and 520 Gravier St.,New Branch Orleans Store,ia. _
M. FERRY a f'0., well informed on your business. The :. Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and '
Detroit,Mich.t If, as is claimed, that the character of Rural New Yorker give you the informa Garden Seeds. Grasses,clover bulbs, seed potatoes !.
the soil has much to do with the keeping tion. It costs only $1 a year. We can and fruit trees in their season, Conducted
quality of oranges,this should be kept in send it and" F. & F. G. both one year for by through relatives Richard of the late Frotscher's Richard manual Frotscner.of 1806 Order I'
mind in selecting the site for the orchard $2.50.$.* send for one free

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r ; itself. The formation of these hundreds i after all this is not the climate of Mid
Grove Orchard. of little rootlets means a corres- dle Georgia, and never will be. Tobacco.HOW .
ponding growth above ground. When A few timid souls will bank their

REBUILDING THE GROVE. the body was clean cut away the tree trees with dirt, or wrap them with bags TO GROW IT.
had more 'roots than it needed; they and paper, but all of us will quit such -
A Practical- Plan. were old and hard; they needed to be foolishness before the next freeze Full Instructions by an Expert.Mr. .
slashed to make the tree feel youngagain. comes. A kind Providence gave the
In conversation with a Sumter coun- Arab the date tree; the Snake Indian, : Henry Curtis, the Agricultural
ty grower.who was in attendance on He says the farmers of Sumter county the salmon, but to us he gave the or- and Immigration Agent of the F. C. &
the United States court he us an P. Railroad;Company, has issued the
gave and be
who are also ,are ina ange trees, we must content
orange growers
instructions for
l his method of following circular of
account rebuilding a
sound condition and they are not with them, though deprived of some
.which strikes the benefit of inexperienced planters.For .
grove, us as intelligentand scared. Their trees are growing again. other things. Our South Florida
He had the use of the cuts we are indebtedto
practical. two. groves, friends who are so jubilant over their
They have pork and corn and juice of ,
of hundred and the courtesy of the Company.SEEDS. .
one eighteen seedlings will have faces I fear
corn and of rye; they have beef and groves ,
another of eight hundred budded trees. after the next West India hurricane. .
milk and peanuts and -
eggs yams syrup
Like all others, .they were frozen to and lard. Their land is good, The Garden of Eden was abolished In _preparing for a tobacco, crop,
the ground.As their houses are dry and warm; they long ago, and we muit patiently bear procure the best seed possible. It is
he satisfied of that discomforts and drawbacks and when Cuba seed is to
soon as was owe no man anything.., our far preferable,
fact he had all the trees cut off two or be thankful for our blessings.M. be used, to get the Vuelta Abajo variety
three inches below the surface and the The Orange Situation. CHESEBRO. grown one year in the State, only ,
f earth well raked back from around the Editor FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER: Plummer's, North Mandarin, Fla. sowing enough fresh seed from the
r stumps. He, did this to encourage Major Campbell tells us of the place island to furnish seed plants for the
sprouts to spring up from the taproot where his orange grove was. A few About that Frost-Proof Orange. coming year. Sumatra seed, either
or as nearly in the center of the tree men in this section last year dug up Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: fresh or grown in the State one or two
as possible, and'the.sprouts coming up their orange stumps. In the years to Such sports as Mr. Girardeau men- years, will give good results.
from the laterals were knocked off. come we will laugh at them, "then tions in your last issue are not rare in SEED BEDS.
He wanted to put the tree back whereit come home and laugh.", And be sure trifoliate stock. I had one last sum.
was before, and not have a lot of those laugh best and most who laugh mer with a leaf that was perfectly Too much care cannot be exercisedin
last. I have been round with similar selecting the ground for seed beds.
shoots straggling widely out around suppose there\ oranges an apron to grapefruit "
here in Mandarin for hun- absence it "dried Avoid all sobby or springy land. Select -
I one During
and liable to be spalted off from theirhorizontal ..,. my
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oasis in a gale. ne aimedto ;
have only two or three good healthy
shoots at the most-only one if it 1

seemed sufficiently' vigorousandthese
on opposite sides of the stumpso :
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that they could be bound togetherby ..-i
inarching twigs, and be made event iiL. .

ually to grow together.As ,
soon as the brush was out of the :.,\ ;
way he put' in a two-horse plow and .. ..
ripped up the ground ruthlessly. The ,P
trees were mostly ten years old, and (x sY r ,

had big roots, but he tore up everything -i. f :"",\-1'
that the horses could pull the .? *.:
plow through with a good coulter, up MK*
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to within a, few feet of the stumps. .j >' .
y Half or two-thirds of the laterals were ..,
severed; the trees had practically none ... <
left except those running out length- 1 ,I
wise of the row.
His theory is that laceration of the ii-:

roots produces distinctly a wood t- AI
growth in contradistinction to a fruit
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growth, and in this he agrees with the -
view loner entertained by the FARMERAND dred and fifty years and in that time off" in the greenhouse. But I saved a rich, moist soil, near a running
FRUIT GROWER. To compensatein there have been but four entire failuresof another one in a block of trifoliate in stream or standing water, high enoughto
part for 'this savage treatment he the crop. When we consider how the greenhouse that has leaves the prevent overflowing from sudden
applied, early in the spring,ten poundsof many insect enemies the orange has, shape of a lemon only more"crinkled"and rise of water. In December or Janu
cottonseed meal per tree and two and how a general freeze annihilatesthe without an apron. or f course I am ary cut down all the growth on the
or three months later ten pounds more, whole pestiferous brood, we oughtto taking care of it, but do not considerit growth! on the ground thus selected,
this latter application broadcast. The be thankful that there is a cheap and rare as I have seen similar freaks in and far enough around it to admit sun-
results fulfilled his expectations. With certain way for their complete de trifoliate stock. The experiment that shine, especially the morning sun. Pile .
, extremely few exceptions the stumps struction.We Mr. G. proposes is certainly worthyof the wood so it will dry or season sufficiently .. .
responded to the invitation afforded by now know that no freeze can a trial and he is the man to do it. to be used in burning off the

being laid open to the sun and air, i ever injure the orange roots, and ED. RUMLEY. bed. A few days before you wish to:
and the ruthless severing of the laterals -I that whether we I cut the dead trees Keuka, Fla.Preserving. sow, rake off all leaves and other trash
caused hundreds of rootlets to issue down at once or let them fall when Budwood.Editor from the ground, then burn the bed
forth at the calluses, producing a pow they rot, that the grove, once estab-- Farmer and Fruit-Grower: well, with hardwood if convenient
erful growth of shoots. He has now; lished and properly cared for, is there Replying to your Lakeland corres Do this'by laying'skids or poles:across
he claims, plenty of shoots three or for centunes. pondent, I would say that I have kept the bed, about four feet apart, so as to
four inches thick at the butts-the No other crop,.whether borne on a budwood in perfect condition from raise the wood slightly for ventilation,
growth of two years. He makes no tree, bush or plant, has so few crop winter, until the following October, then fire and burn by degrees from one
boast of any oranges yet, like some, failures as the orange tree. The mistake 'by packing in sphagnum moss. side of the bed to the other. When
growers who, he thinks, have pursueda many of us made was in depend The moss should be used freely, burned sufficiently to destroy all weed
mistaken policy. He wanted wood- ing entirely on the orange grove to ,and kept in a cool,, shady place, and and grass seed, draw off the fire. Af-
nothing but wood-and he has made buy everything we needed. We now I examined occasionally to see that the ter this the bed should be well dug up
wood. He will. put some oranges on know that the fabled Phoenix was not 'moisture is right-neither too wet nor from three to four, inches deep, taking
that' wood pretty soon. a bird, but an orange tree, and instead 'too dry. A. F. STYLES. out all small shrub stumps and roots;
He does not advocate such savage of enquiring "where we are at," let us Philips, Fla., Jan. 6, 1897. then rake off the surface, removing all s
,plowing for a bearing grove.: Not by remove the dead trees and possess our ... obstacles to the growth of the tender 1
any means. He resorted to it in an souls in patience until our beautiful The shipments of phosphate from plants. Now you ,have a loose soil to
extraordinary emergency to stimulatethe trees come again. We have a freeze Fernandina for January, February and -receive the seed.
tree to a mighty effort to reproduce once in fifty or a hundred years, but :March will aggregate 56,000 tons. Sowing can be made from February ,

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.36' ,', / THE FLORIDA PARMES AND PNt EOM/ ,. r JANUARY, "6-* 416, ,

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PUSH.. YOUR, .. ORANGES TRI] S When Fertilizing for Pratt, use' s
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by using

ref', .,,. 'i= s.I Price, "The$27.00.GUARANTEED .Ideal Fertilizer." : ; i, -:: Ideal Fruit and Vine Manure- /,..

,.: Per Cent.
Moisture............:. 10 to 13 .
Ammonia from Cotton Seed Meal,Nitrate of Soda, Blood GUARANTEED ANALYSIS.
an d Bone.. 4* to 6* .. .
.. ... to 4
Available Phos Acid from Acid Phosphate and Bone....... 4tf to 5 x AvalabeePhosphorioAcid.......!...:................... 6 2tf to 8.per" cent.* -. .
Sulphate 11 to 13 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid ............................. 1 to 8"* <
Equivalent to Actual 6 to 8 Sulphate of Potash ..................................... 20 to 24 ** 'Jr.1 -!
Magnesium Sulphate,Lime Calcium Sulphate.Organic Mat'ter Potash Actual K20.... ................................10 to 12" at ;
65 to TO Magnesium, Sulphate, Chloride Calcium Sulphate, i>.* ": ", ,.
':' :Made exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal, Blood etc.- .. .............................. 65 tofiO" '..?
Bone,Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash. (No coloring matter used). Made exclusively from Snlphate of Ammonia; Nitrate of Soda,.rt'" '

This is a soluble, quick acting and lasting fertilizer. The nitrogen Blood,Bone, Dissolved Bone, and Sulphate of Potash. ',< ,"rf";'-', .,

; coming from three different ingredients is especially Manufactured by ."

valuable, as all three sources are best adapted to making WILSON & TOOMBR:
g quick growth. The potash from sulphate of potash ,
only. "The Fertilizer House of Florida,"

Try it alongside of the more expensive brands and be convinced. JRCKSON3LILLB, FLH.: .

We. also.have a large supply of the Celebrated J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete

,Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S.. Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc,' ,


Us for Prices before. Buying. '

WILSON & TooivnsR, Jacksonville,
Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, $7.00 per Ton '

to April ist, although advise the or in the water furrow,for distributingthe stand. Bear in'mind that the richer use small pieces of board with auger

medium dates, say between February fertilizer, and cover with two turning the soil the closer, (in reason) can holes to set the blossoms in. Nail
15th and March 15th.) plow furrows. Let this now stand plants be set in the drill. Distancefor these boards to small stakes about

Ifyour bed is,large enough, would until a day or two before setting, then Sumatra plants from 12 to 15 three and a half or four feet high.

suggest that you sow it by sections, dividing run a straight plow centrally in the bed inches, second year's Cuba plants from This poison will des trow many moths,
the seed into as' many parts as mixing the fertilizer with the soil. Now 14 to 18 inches, with rows 4 feet wide. "tobacco flies," which deposit the eggs,

you have sections so that the seed may bed out, covering up the furrow and First year's Cuba plants put producing 'the worm, but don't:depend -

be evenly distributed over the surface ; fertilizer. Or, if the land is not too the same distance as Sumatra. upon the 'poisoning process.entirely

the seed'should b,: put in by pressure.A foul, plants may be set on the bed CULTIVATION. ; go through the crop and hand-
goods method is to tread them inwith made by the two furrows, and the in- worm it,- in the heat of the day.the
heelless shoes or bare feet; put a termediate space between the beds This should be done with hoe and worm will be found on- the- underside

hoe ditch or drain around the bed broken out as the crop is worked. sweep or light-running cultivator. As of the leaf: '. .
soon as plants take root, say 10 or 12 [Remainder aext week.]
One and one-half ounces of seed, well
FERTILIZERS.I after the field -- 1 --
days setting, over
mixed in ashes is sufficient to sow 600
i Tobacco In South.Florida.. .*
consider cottonseed of the short with a hoe removing all grass and
feet A bed of this size should
square Tobacco culture in Flor- 1
. staple variety, the best fertilizer for tobacco weeds from near the plants, drawingthe peninsular
producefplants; for five acres setting !
; ida is old. The Florida
earth to them. Avoid really only a year -
using from to 80 bushels
watch your plants closely, keep out 75 per .
Citizen of had
weeds by hand-picking. Should an acre, with from 400 to 500 pounds of deep plowing. Keep the crop well January 10 an. ..
in hand that it 'will be article of great length on this subject,
bright cottoeseed meal, the meal to be so not necessary
in the'way of destructive -
enemy appear time work showing gratifying progress and, flattering :
applied in broken doses, part before at any to deep on
insects doing damage to the plants have culled'
of and weeds. prospects.Ve out
setting and balance at first or second account grass
make a mixture of Paris
green below
the salient
corn meal, about one teaspoonful of plowing. If the seed are not ,killed, WORMING. points :. :
the to of meal let or composted with rich soil or manure
poison one gallon ,
The cut worm often appears soon The Cuban Tobacco'co.mpany j]
they should be put into the ground
this mixture stand about
twentyfourhours after for the fall !
transplanting, 'this is particularly planted ,crop about 95
before the
long enough setting seasonto
before using, then sprinkle the the case where barnyard or stable acres. The main plantation is l located il

plants while the dew is on them. Repeat kill with the germ.cottonseed Barnyard meal and or lot ashes manure manure has been used as a fertilizer.As on Broad Street in Fort Meade, and f il
this dose from time to time when '
make a good fertilizer. The quantity soon as its presence is discov. comprises forty acres. On this, tract
necessary. When plants are from of fertilizer used in ered, use the mixture of Paris green six curing houses, have been erected. :
must depend some
three to four inches high they may be measure upon the natural fertility of and corn meal recommended for plant The central curing house is, 51 ,by 61

transplanted,. to the field. the land. Rich, newly cleared ham beds, viz: one heaping teaspoon of feet, and will accommodate 3,000; t

FALL CROPS. mock lands require little or no fertilize Paris green well mixed in a gallonof poles, each pole containing. from four ,
corn meal. Allow! the mixture to to five pounds of.tobacco after it is: i
Although the fall of 1896 has been ing, whereas, land that will not produce
stand 24 hours before using, so that cured. These poles are placed on
unusually} ( propitious for growing crops more than 8 or 10 bushels of corn
the poison may fully permeate the racks 18 inches apart, and the racks; :
that :
with the
yet I re l the success met by to acre naturally should have the
those Rio have grown Cuba tobaccoin full amount of fertilizer here recom meal; apply around the plants witha are 28 inches apart, one, above i

the peninsula is worthy of :consid mended. Chemical compounds, known perforated tin can, something likea another; from the floor to the roof. ,
pepper-box. Bud-worm tobaccos? In, this, house the finishing process is
eration. Seed sowing for fall crops as commercial fertilizers,must not be
should be made in June, so that transplanting used for cigar leaf tobacco.TRANSPLANTING.. greatest enemy, is the next to dread; applied. The arrangement is' such :
the Paris the rack and the be
again use green mixture; that poles can -
begin early in August.
may take of taken and be 1
a pinch the mixture 'and putit out partitions can put

SELECTION OF SOIL AND PREPARATION. Just ahead of the plant-setter, run a in the bud. It requires close observation in, ,converting the house ,into many J

The selection of land for the crop board, attached to a plow stock, over to detect this insidious en rooms, in ,which the,baling and packing I

should receive your *best judgment. the beds, so as to knock off the top emy, so don't be deceived, better go can be done. There are fwe'pole-: '
Seelct your best land, with a gray or soil down to or near the moist earth. over the crop once every 8 or 10 curing houses. One of these will hold'

mulatto top soil and clay subsoil, if When plants are large enough to be days and put on the poison, even if 2,000 poles, and the other four will, I

possible.Freshly cleared land should transplanted, i. e.. from 3 to 6 inches you do not see the worm. The next hold 1,200 each. Most of the forty t
be',pr (err d. The gray hammocks of high, don't wait too long for rain but in line is the horn worm; its appear- acres has been cut but once, and the f

the State produce the finest wrappers. water and set. Use a narrow, rather ance may be looked for ,in May. yield is 2,000 poles, or about 20,000 J

Avoid'black, heavy lands. thick paddle, instead of a long Although this the first crop is not so pounds. The tract is expected, 'to t

In December'or January the land to peg; avoid making the hole deeper much to be dreaded, yet precautionary furnish 15,000 pounds more. t

be put in tobacco should be thoroughly than the plant is to be set; press the measures had best be taken. Use This tract was planted three-acre

prepared by,plowing;; this can be dirt well around the roots. Set deep, cobalt dissolved, or mixed in syrup, patches with an interval of fifteen \\
done by broadcasting or bedding. for if the bud is left above the groundthe made of sugar and water, or honey days, so, that the best possible'time j
When you are ready to put out ferti- plant will live arid grow. A few diluted, put, a small quantity into the could be arrived at The tobacco 1

zers, lay off rows four feet apart If theground days after setting. go over the groundand'jeset blossoms of Jamestown (jimson) weed planted up to November proves to
has been bedded previously, all the missing places; repeat place these around the field late in be'very fine, and the opinion is that

run a shovel furrow between the beds, this operation until there is a the afternoon, L e., just about sunset, the later planting is the best.


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,.,.18911. -- -._ ., ,m '.FLORIDA FARMER AND PRUTT-GROWEIL -37"

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T* *
The system of irrigation employedby Get your Potatoes to Market Early by using ,Pinery.

;the.,company is not only 'a model MANURE ,_
of:convenience and thoroughness, but POTATO
1 ,
Edited by J. B. Beach West Palm Bem.Fla.
,is.the most important factor in the development MANUFACTURED BY .

: \; of the crop. Because of 'WIL SON & 3POOAdDE/R9 ANNUAL'MEETING
'it, throwers. were able to cut their -
"The House of "
Fertilizer Florida.
tobacco at'an average of fifty-five days Of the Indian River and Lake '
..fromthe seed. The entire forty acresisunderlaid Worth Pineapple Growers'
: with piping that is supplied PRICE $30.00 PER TON Association.The :

+ :by ,direct pressue from a large GUARANTEED ANALYSIS : regular annual meeting) of the
of about
Dean_ a capacity
2o,000 gallons minute At inter- Ammonia..... ..... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ...... 4 to 5 per cent. Indian River and Lake Worth Pine-
per Available Phosphoric Acid.. .. ...... ...... .... .... .... .... .. .. 6 to 8" apple Growers' Association.was held
vals of5every; 125 feet are spray heads' Insoluble Phosphoric Acid.............. .... . ... .... ....... 1 to 2 Cn,the 6th (yesterday) at the Jensen
tljat irrigate'the entire property. Thissystcrn Sulphate of Potash... .... .... .... .... .... .... .. ....... .... .... .16 to 18" 'e Hotel Jensen. .
is to be stillfurther, improvedand Potash Actual...:!... .... .... .... ...... .... ........ .... .... e 8 to 10 The, quite well attended
meeting was
enlarged. Made from Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate of Ammonia, Blood, Bone, Dissolved
., Bone, Sulphate and Muriate of Potash. members going and returning up
BENEFIT OF IRRIGATION. on passes provided, as usual, by the
On Saturday of Christmas week,the A Selected Lot of Fine Seed Potatoes. management of the Florida East

'workmen cut 305 poles of wrappersand Improved Early Rose No. 4, Carmen No. 1, Rural New Yorker No. 2, and Coast Railway. Before the meetingwas
'47 poles of fillers. This cutting other leading varieties.For called jto order, C. T. McCarty,
even ;in Cuba ,would have been remarkable Melons use IDEAL FERTILIZER. Correspondence solicited. A large of Ankona, was called to preside at.a
and the percentage of filler stock of Potash, Blood and Bone, Cotton Seed Meal, and Agricultural Chemicals.Get growers' meeting, to discuss the.matter -
,would>have been much greater there. our prices before.buying of wages. The fact is, the pine

The plants are capable of resistingcold WILSON S5 TOOMBR, apple growers from Ankona to Jensen -
as is shown by the fact that a "The Fertilizer House of Florida. are paying 25 per cent more ,for
small'section of the field was set out Jacksonville, Florida.VALUE common labor than is paid at Lake
in November 20, and since then the Worth and on Upper Indian*River.

thermometer has fallen to.33 and ,34. OF THE PRODUCT. pound. He was ofl"eredI,074.50 for After some discussion, the growerswere
yet the little plants were not hurt. The of in the the lot, but refused to part with the unable to agree upon any con
Because of the irrigation the plantersare percentage wrappers certed action and the subject was
entire will be about one-third. tobacco, which he thought was as ,
enabled sometimes to cut the dropped.The .
i crop The finished in hand the good as any Cuban tobacco that he
,four times. Near this tract a large crop growersdo had business meeting was. then
ever seen.
of before
,seedbed is being,put in for the spring not care because to dispose it is increasing Juneor in W. H. Collins, of Dade City, planted called to order by President James
July, _
crop., Holmes,. who made a few well chosen
value with the 'age'and the seven-eighths of an acre on the
The Cosmopolitan plantation under every day" remarks, and then the treasurer Jas.
curing that it is getting in the bale. same kind of land, equally divided be- ,
the. lies two miles Andrews of Eden read his 'annual
same company,' have beenoffered $ a pound for tween Sumatra and Cuban. He set ,
They i
,north,,of. .Fort Meade, on the north their entire out his crop late and gathered one report.
side of Hendry's Branch which crop by a Tampa manu This the Association have
.. nearly facturer who wished to work it as sucker. crop. The total weight ,was year
encircles .it. While this farm is up taken one-half of one cent, of the
) Havana but the refused 850 pounds, and he sold it for $509, per
goods, company
under ,the general management of sell that basis because it or about 60 cents a pound, to Mr. gross sales made through them,
to on ,
Ricardo Pilotojtis under a. longtermlease wishes the sold Fort Meade Montejo, who has made a' bid for all the forwarding agent two' anda
from the Virginia Florida Phos crop as half cent. for all
of the tobacco in this section per
tobacco that all of the benefits of grown
phate Company to Albert Gartner andWilliam its merits, so derived.IN the coming season. the expenses of his entire service, and .
l A. Evans: and is superinten maybe the commission houses seven per cent.
ed by,Fermin Piloto, an expert. Ten PASCO COUNTY. IN HERNANDO COUNTY. After'paying all the incidental ex

Cuban workmen and a. number of H. W. Coleman raised the banner Last May Leo Morper planted one penses there was $538 left in the
Americans are employed on the farm. crop of one and three-eightbs acres of and a half acres in Sumatra seed. This treasury, out of this one-half per cent.,
Oh July. I, 1896, work was begun medium low mulatto hammock. One was sown in a light gray rolling ham- while as the late crop has not all been
cutting the timber off this land. It acre'of this was of old Florida speck- mock. He plowed the land from marketed, there was a good prospectof
)was :then ,a forest. Since that timefortyseven led leaf, and the remainder was-divided eight to twelve inches deep, and several hundred ,dollars more, by
acres have been.cleared. between' Cuba and Sumatra. planted shallow, using no fertilizers.In the time outstanding shipments were
and "twenty-three of them. have. been The plants were put out during April, four weeks after planting the seed settled up., .
planted. and the crop was gathered July 10. he transplanted, during which processhe On motion, the treasurer was dir-
From the twenty-three acres of to Only one cutting was made, no sucker gave a half pint of water to each ected to refund to the holders of stock
bacco there nave ,been two cuts, crop being taken. Every leaf of the plant. This was all the irrigation he which has been forfeited for nonpayment
yielding 4,000 poles ',that have been Sumatra and Florida f was primed, and employed. The insects were very of assessments for two years, the
cut and 500 more to be cut in a the lower leaves of the Cuban were bad; first the cut worms, and then the amount which they had paid; minus
short,time. This represents a total of primed also. The top leaves were bud worms, followed by the horn the expense of legal notices and ad.
22,500 pounds of leaf from this tract gathered in the regular Cuban method worm and grasshoppers, which were vertising. The shares are of $10
alone., and pole-cured., In the gathering Mr. very bothersome, during the whole each, and but $3 of this has been as
. One of the 'seedbeds of this farm Coleman lost fully 200 pounds of the summer. During its growth he clip- sessed, and now the Association finds
had!just been planted, and the plantsare Florida tobacco because of rain. ped the ground leaves, or suckers, itself so well on its feet that no further
already peeping from the dark This was Mr. Coleman's first crop, and topped< bed. They will be ready for trans- and he went to much unnecessary strength. Eighty days after planting Report on canneries showed the
.planting by February 15.: There will expense. He had also to erect a seed he began cutting and curing to- reasons why the enterprise undertaken
be three beds, each containing about barn, all of which cost came on the bacco; he did not cut the stalk, but there by Mr. Parks in 1894, failed.
200,000 plants,''for this farm, which first crop. He'thinks that he can reproduce primed each leaf as it became ripe, The cannery plant is now for'sale for
will be planted.for its full acreage for a similar crop at 40 per cent hanging it in a well-ventilated barn, one-third its cost price, and the causeis
the spring crop.* of the cost of the first. He saved 900 18x24 feet. He raised two and three lack of capital. Mr. Parks was
'The' stock of seed now on hand is pounds of the Florida leaf and 300 crops from the same stalk, and it took promised enough small pines in '94 to

, 3,000pounds of? ,the Vuelta: Abajo, pounds of the other\ and sold the en- him four weeks to cure it for baling.He enable him to put up 25,000 cans for
which was imported direct, Fifty- tire lot for $700. According to his raised 1,000 pounds to the acre, trial. Two of the parties who made
four Cuban 'workmen' and their families books, the actual cost was $300, and considers the prospect for next him the verbal promise to !supply

.are, now working on the com, which gives abet: gain of $400 from season even more flattering.IN these, utterly refused to do so when
pany's farms, and thirty more workmen his, small acreage in less than five CONCLUSION. the time came, and what he got from
are expected to arrive with their months. He sold 416 pounds to M. The' now is that there will the third was only sufficient to make

families shortly., They intend to A. Montejo, a:teaf dealer and curer be at least prospect a thousand acres, perhapsa 10,000 cans, which were perfect success
come in a schooner from Cuba to in Tampa, at the rate of 60 cents per good deal more planted in South and paid well. But with the
their tools and :Mr. afterward told and his limited
Punta Gorda bringing pound. Montejo Florida this shortage, resources, f he
farm .appliances: The value of the Mr. Coleman that .it cost him $77.50to season.. could not stand the freeze, which pre
- crops on the company's lands, and its cure the lot.Ir.. Montejo added vented his doing anything next year.
interests in the.fanners' contracts, is enough Bother tobacco to bring the lot' Not less'than 80,000 pounds of pork The Association seemed in favor of
conservatively estimated at from $47- up to 500 pounds, which he classified, I has ,been{ smoked at Blitchton and offering a bonus to anybody who

boo to $50,obo. ,\ grading it from 60 cents up to $5 a within a radius of.,:three' miles.... '.. would y out and operate this plant."i .

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After dinner the general! agent, Mr. and mortised corners which will,be This, of course,' is'a difficult and tedi-- Cotton Growing in the South., ,

Porcher, gave a :verbal report, for as lighter and much more easily handled.In ous'operation, but it is the only method The suggestions of W. F,"

the year'ssales were not yet complete, reply inquiries made by ,a I know of by which the finer varieties generally words of farm wisdomin Masseyare
he could not make a full official re representative of the vegetable can be -
grow- propagated. small compass. In an article in
port.He ,ers from Lemon City as to the handling Of course, you understand the varieties farm and Ranch on the
said that up to date 9 93 j half of vegetables by the Associationthis \ propagated from seed are moreor concert of action in restriction, of
crates and 1,352 whole crates had winter, Mr. Porcher said that less liable to that is to "
sport; say, the area of cotton he says all such
been returned for since August 15, they were handling them on the same there is no certainty of the seedling efforts are futile. The men who have
and that about 4,000 packages were system as they did the Soar
pineapples. producing the identical fruit which was been using three or four acres of landto
still in the market or on the load. ( they had never failed to get up a borne by the parent'tree. a bale of cotton cannot

The lowest net average for any sale full car below Cocoa,, so that when q F. N. HORTON. in.t grow this and live. growit
as a
during the'summer had been $1.60 reached there it
was sent on to the Braidentown Fla.
sole isdone forever
whole crate the highest for $5.20 best market without crop just as wheatas
per ; ; an hour's delay. ..... a sole is In the North. The
the :mean net average $3.01. This The Armour, frost-proof and venti-- crop
Bamboos Wanted in Montana.Editor man who makes anything'from cotton
fall, up to date, the net average had lated cars are used, and the crates are '
Farmer and Fruit-Grower: hereafter must be a farmer, and, not a
been $3.98, with every prospect that never once moved from the time theyare
I am in the broom-trade and would mere gambling on the chanceof
the fruit now in market would increase loaded into the cars at the local much
the total acreage. station where they are received from like to know if bamboo grows in your so fertilizer giving him so
State. I want it for broom,handles much cotton. He must learn how to
Prices would have the
ayeragecTbetterwere grower till they reach their destination -
about ii in. ft. 8 in. accumulate fertility in his soil while
it not for three shipments madeto -Chicago or elsewhere. By by 3 practically ,

England, ,the last of..which .would this plan a crate of beans can be laid the same size as the common broom- getting increasing crops from it, and
uir handle. I want to know what they must learn the fact that the only wayto
The ifi de
not net IS cents. was down in Chicago in almost as quick .
can be furnished f. o. b. anywhere, rest land is to keep it at work between -
livered in Glasgow, Liverpool and time (and with so much less handling,
London in fourteen days, at a cost of as to make up for the difference in where they grow, by the ,ooo for. sale crops, growing peas and
Please hand this crimson clover to feed stock for raising
letter businessman -
6d cents to New York, 5 cents wharf time that it would take by express.) to a '
and have him send few manure for the corn and cotton
and cents to Liverpool. The ,,The cost is a sam- ,
age, 53 59 cents as against $1.15, ples. so that the old-time practice of dribbling
first two shipments had netted from $ito and the grower has no loss from overcharge
a'little fertilizer in the
$6 crate, the second, $i.ioto route ANDREW D. GUY. furrow,
per en or dishonestyof
for immediate effect forever
$3.50, and the last had not yet been commission men. He pays but Helena, Montana. ,
Here'is a chance for some enter. abandoned, and a generous broad.
heard from. The fruit left New York ten per cent commission, and the crate
prising The above letter casting of the manure for the benefit,
2 ,sound but was received spotted and is sent to the very market, at the party. sug- !
I of.the soil take its
which place.
gests an industry sometime
too green. time, from telegraphic advices, with- may
This fall, in order to market the out any bother or consideration on his assume considerable proportions. The fact that land can be brought "

large crop, it was thought best to part. In this way a fair profit ,has up to a high state of fertility by a .

force the Western markets, and car been made the growers fromzbe'very proper rotation of crops, and the y ,

loads were forced on our agents in low prices ruling this fall,' through Fatrtnep&Ttrueketr of the cheaper forms of minera&fer: ::\ t

Western cities, even though they wired 'economy, reduction in rates;; and care ?:-:- - ..- - tilizers, phosphoric acid and potash, -

back to stop cars, as they could not in distribution. At present there is without the purchase of the experi. .; '
: Strawberry Rust. "
sell them. This bold policy,. under- no market, whatever for egg plants, Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower, : sive nitrogen, has been ,abundantly
taken solely Mr. Porcher's judg- from the overproduction : proved, where ,the leguminous 'crops,
upon on ,theJWest;' Will you,please ! what to put
like and clover have been
ment, has proven most happy. By Coast. Eighteen thousand crates of onto strawberry plants to prevent the peas grown
his directions the fruit was shipped vegetables have been handled by the rust? I have read of several things, i between the sale crops. Now!is the

ripe. The results show that a limited Association this fall.(.";'\, ; but don't now rem'ember just the best time to begin to get our lands into such

market can be found in the West, for '. thing. The plants were well fertilized a proper rotation. ,

choice, ripe fruit at a season of the Propagation of',the Man o. with stable manure when set, or a little If we want to start our''land, in the '"

year when foreign pines are so poor An Australian correspondent requested I before, and a few weeks after were fertilized proper rotation for the growth of the

that the trade have refused to handle useo publish the method of with Mapes1 Fruit and'Vine. cotton crop; it i is essential that we

them in the past, because consumers propagating the mango by budding.We They are not rusting much yet, but start with the pea crop; and:supply it

would not buy them. referred the query to Mr. F. ,N. have a little touch of it. withjhe essential of i its 'g rowth. Let

There was another disastrous ship- Horton, the well-known nurserymanof Winter Park, Fla. C. H. WARD. us start then next spring' np*sow the

ment made to Boston, when the agent Manatee county, who replied as follows No do much peas,broadcast, -not }less' than a bushel
application will good '
there'solicited it, saying that the mar I : unless strong enough to !injure the per acre, and apply; :to them 300
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. pounds of acid phosphate and fifty
had it
ket was good, and not been for than would benefit them.
this, and the English venture, which Replying to yours of December 31 st, The plants more leaf is caused minute pounds of( muriate! of potash, or 300
rust ( spot) by a '
''Was'undertaken( wholly as an experi- in reference to the matter of budding pounds f }kainit' per acre.* This will

0: -raent;. the returns for.this fall crop mango trees, I can give you very little found vegetable parasite, anoTTs which gener-have give jus.a good growth :of peas the
information. I=will however for ally most on:plants best make bf- these '
use we can
ti; -J' would have averaged up to an ston- say succulent peas
made for.
ishing figure. Pines which were the benefit of'your Australian corres-' awhile a and rapid then ,growth will be ttf.turn/them into hay or,ensi--

shipped to Chicago in November, are, pondent, that I have never known of stable stopped. conditions Probablythe lage for feeding cattle. '
manure produced
in the operation being successfully After,corn plant and as soon
some of them, still storehouses per Favorable to the rust but it'is not like peas,
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there i in good order, waiting for the formed. Mangoes are usually propagated that it it. The as the corn is QfI'plow all under and
market. from the seed. The finer varieties ly originated germs of sow, the'land in winter oats with peas

Great care had to be taken in the are propagated in India by what,is the disease when, may have them been onth for hay again; and plow (the stubble

distribution of this Western business, known as inarching. In order 'perform plants have been you bought wafted or from they* for cotton--- : next seasob- fertilizing

to prevent overstocking the market, this operation successfully, both may field.It over a again with {the same, cheap fertilizers,
the stock and scions must be' living neighboring and sow crimson clover all' through
both on the part of the manager, and is of to check'the ,
of the agents. The Inter-State Com- plants. The operation is performedby importance the cotton at the last Working, to. be
of the'infection and this
merce regulations prevent any compe- cutting a wedge-shaped slit, In'the spread do you cut'for-hay in the spring:and
can most effectually by going over
stock slanting the same downward !. in,corn again. You will soon find
tition in rates to the West, so that all .,otJ put
that the manager could work forms and a like slit in the scion, with theslant the plants and picking them.every You infectedleaf shoulddo 1 that if you keep stock,'enough to use

competition as to schedule of time, upwards., These two cut surfacesare this, several burning times for there up .the forage you will have home.'
then forced in sucha maybe inade manure enough, to ,cover
together tightly
and he secured guaranteed time i schedule your
_: lodged on a leaf which will not '
from certain lines, which they,have manner that the inner bark of the germs the,; first cornfield over broadcast, :and finally ,

carried out fully. Not a single delinquency scion and stock form a perfect union, be apparent at from inspectionIfmany i it.will your will need no artificial fertilizer ex.'

or failure to settle up for on one side at least, and on both sidesif i it are somewhat plucked and it a should plant 1 befer cepf; they dressing to 'promote the
stunt '
sale in full has been experienced, and possible. This, however, cannot be tilized 'it In fact this; grow b 6f the renovating crop of peas.
every overcharge of freight has been the case unless the scion and stock are to help recover. The rotation is planned for the purpose '
is'do for the whole
a good thing
collected.A of one size. Both the scion and stock of'accumulating fertility for the

contract to supply 100,000 are then securely tied "together. by plantation movement; and give it them will a strong assist them upward to cotton crop, and' at the,. same time

standard crates has been made for the waxed c1othS \as to exclude,.all l"air grow crops'ihat.will pay expenses and
coming season, the crates to measure from the cufsurfaces, and are left thus throw oft the disease, to grow out of it. give a profit besides. I 'can'point now

IIXI2X36, and this is to supercedethe tied until a union is fqrmej >betweenthem .. to men "on sandy fields; of the South

old style of half crate and whole when the scion isT severed just A cough should'not be neglected."Brown's who are practicing! 'a similar plan, and

crate. One-third of these are to be a I(I below the point pf uniontahd; the pIe remedy BronchialTroches"and give immediate are a relief.sim. who, while) *groowing.ver a bale of

new form of crate, with pahel heads stock is spvereHjusi ,above that point. Avoid imitations. cotton pertacre: ?are making 75

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bushels of oats per acre, 40 to 50 I =DeLANOTSi- straw or leaves to force ,the fowls to

bushels of corn, keep well-bred stock N exercise. Potatoes, beans,etc., cooked,
and have smokehouses full of bacon, mashed and mixed with wheat bran,

grown and cured as cheaply as the FarmCORNISH are excellent for a morning feed and
Western farmer can grow it. Their Popular Poultry should be given warm in cold weather.

, cotton, whatever the price, isa, profit. 0 Milk in all forms is excellent food for
North Carolina Experiment Station. fowls. If the soil does not furnish
grit for their gizzards, have some

Poultry. hauled and thrown into one corner of
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Edited by I. 8.DeLANOY Apopka.. Fla. Sharp's and Imported. The best Table Fowl known.
Great-for Broiler MENT.
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Care and Feeding of Fowls. BLACK MINORCJIS Young
II' .;)! $r reared separate'from the old ones, but
Farmers' Bulletin No. issued by
41 should be given similar treatment.
Larger than Leghorns. Good layers of Large'White Eggs.
the United States Department of Agri-- The sitting hens should have a house
culture deals :with domestic fowls. C Nor balance of present hatch- mm mm* mm
and yard to themselves also.
E G G S ing reason $1.00 per setting. mmf KM E
Of all our industries the poultry .industry We also include a packet of Incubators and brooders are successful -
is most generally pursued. In Early Prolific Table Peas (J crops a year) or Wondcrfuls.WE in the hands of very few peo-
city and country, in farming mining *
E CAN FURNISH ple. Farmers had generally better
and manufacturing regions-every-- POULTRY SUPPLIES. rely on the old hen. There are good
where, in fact, poultry is raised to incubators and good brooders anda
some extent. The poultry products careful
intelligent, painstaking person -
of the country aggregate more in a FIXTURES. apart in the row. Such trees furnish who is well fixed for them and

year than any ,single crop., Make moveable perches, placednear shade for the fowls, and the fowls fer- well informed about them can run
No human food is more palatable i the floor and under them place a tilize and cultivate the trees and keep them successfully.Disease .

t than eggs' and poultry, and to, those smooth board to receive the drop- them free of insects. Such trees will and lice are the great ob-

who have no access to butcher shops, pings, and sprinkle these every morn- ; always be thrifty and remarkably fruit stables in the path of the poultry raiser
no other fresh meat is so convenient, i ful. Where be and in dealing with these preventionis
ing with gypsum or dry dust t. and clean trees cannot grown,
*f* particularly during warm them off once or twice a week, storingin sunflowers make a good shade and better than a ton of cure. All

Fowls surpass swine as scavengers. barrels in dry places. :Manure thus produce a crop of good poultry food. buildings, fixtures, yards and arrangements
No other machine, natural or artificial, Such will should be made from, the
treated is worth $20 per ton.. plants require protectionfrom very
equals thefowl's, gizzard in the conversion Have moveable nest boxes that can the fowls when small, unless first with a view to preventing disease

: of unsavory slops and refuse into be taken apart to be cleaned and disinfected plenty of green food is given. and lice, and one must never afterwards
: : wholesome and palatable food. Be- i
and them that lose sight of this aim for one
so place. they
sides they consume pestilential insects BREEDS AND TYPES.
will be dark. The laying hen likesto day. Eternal vigilance is the price of
and noxious weed seeds'broken' grain, feel that she is hid, and dark nests Of the various breeds, Leghorns, safety. Douglas mixture should be
and prevent the loss of shattered grain. also the vice of eating. Minorcas and other non-sitting kept on hand and a little added to the
discourage egg-
Other animals pass weed seeds with breeds are the egg-producers. drinking,water few Carbolic
greatest every days.
down and
,. The nests should be low no
their manure, but so perfect is the digestion place is better than the space under India Game, Light Brahmas and the acid, for disinfecting yards and

of fowls that they never void the platform for catching the drop- Cochins are the largest table fowls. houses, should be kept on hand and

whole seeds. pings. Thus arranged, the nests and The Plymouth Rocks,Wyandottes and used every month or two, and copiously -
. .. Poultry keeping is wholly, a busi- perches would take little floor i i Langshans are fairly good egg-pro. used the minute disease ap
up very
ness of details; hence buildings and ducers, and are excellent market fowls, '' pears.In .

appliances should be arranged with space.Excepting whole grain, whole beets, and these are the strains generally most marketing eggs and poultry avoid
the utmost providence for convenience, all food and popular with farmers and most successfully commission men if possible. Offer
turnips, or cabbages, etc..
that both time and labor as well as
water should be so given that the fowls handled by them. Do not only the best and present these in a
'vexation may be saved. Plan housesto cannot get their feet into it. A good try to handle more than two breedsandfor fresh, clean, tempting condition, and
'exclude'rats, weasels, minks, etc. most but is better. establish
is box three feet persons one you can soon a permanenttrade
arrangement: a two or
Have walls that afford as few harbors twelve inches and The pullets from the earliest spring with consumers direct, to whom

:for mites and lice as possible, have all long inches; wide, the sides high of which eight are hatches will be winter layers, and if. you deliver in person or ship, as required -

"fixtures. easily moveable that they may made of slats running up and down these come from eggs of the best lay. at stated times..

'';betaken out and treated to a kerosene and just far enough apart for the ing hens, the egg production of the ......
or spray.IKlkV.V flock can be materially increased from, .
: fowls to easily put their heads between According to the'national census
..< !J :- : : DISEASES: without .danger of getting fastened.. year to year. In order to infuse new of 1890, the actual valuation of real
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:"' ff..1. oup'/rheumatism; : and'rather .trou The top should be a solid, hinged blood into the flock, procure new and personal property in Florida was .
Y '*' btes.'follow'bampnessj'therefore locate males of pure blood (of your own breed,
: board to open readily.. A narrow $389,480,388. According to the
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'; vbn dry porous soil, (possible.: If this box, can be made of tin or galvanized ; bred fowls) every year from some ment for that year, the amount was
I only damp soils :are available put in'under iron by any tinner, and in this other breeder. Fowls having large only $91,983,467. The amount of

.;0' drains. % should be placed the water and soft bodies, deep chests and straight under taxes assessed for State purposes for

tj\:: .: '," The kind arid expense ofbuildings food-each in a separate trough and line are generally hardy, vigorous and 1890 was $561,082. The rate was

., depends .much, .on climate. They box, of course. Such troughs shouldbe good egg producers.FEED.. 4 mills. Suppose that the true valueof

.r .* should Always J be comfortable, dry, cleansed with scalding water daily. all property subject to taxation had

well lighted and well ventilated, but Dust boxes should be placed in a When insects are not in supply,feed been put down in the assessment, rolls,
free of drafts. A box shaft. like a fire. dry place, and to this should be added meat every other day. The heads, as is plainly required by the existing

place and chimney, 'op'en next to the occasionally a sprinkling of carbolic feet and other refuse from the butchercan law, instead of the fictitious value now

:. ....\,; floor and having'the outer.end carried acid, wood ,ashes or tobacco dust. be gotten cheap, and when thor in vogue, the rate of taxation for State
"v".':- '; up through the roof, is a good ventil- Never mix ,sulphur in the dust bath, oughly boiled till tender the fowls will purposes would have been about I j

f'I\, ator. The .top should. be sheltered, as damp weather may cause trouble pick them clean. The bones can then mills.-Florida Citizen '
: 'i4 from rain and should be arranged'toL therefrom. be ground for them. Pasturage is as .. ..

open-or,close at will. YARDS. valuable for fowls as for cows. Young, The Builders' Supply Company, of
f1 7 Fowls are subject to, so many contagious Yards, or runs, for fifty fowls should tender grass and clover in spring and St. Augustine,* has men at'"work inspecting

J diseases i which .spread with be at least two Cods wide and, eight fall,-and.young oats, wheat, rye or barley 70,000 acres of timber landon

" great rapidity that they should be separated .rods long, and should be enclosed,by in summer and winter, are unsur, which !it has the refusal of pur

, into flocks of not more than wire netting' fences five to seven feet passed. Beets, turnips, cabbage, let i chase. This company expects to puta

twenty-five or fifty, and each 'should high, owing to breed. Common and tuce; etc., are good in severely cold force of about 100 work by

,have its own building compartment small thoroughbreds are high flyers; weather as is clover hay, cut very fine :.the first of the year at its'mill in St.
;;Y. and yards. Wire netting! with a small l the Plymouth ;Rock and heavier fowls and steamed till soft. All.such foods Augustine and the one at Woodland.

;: mesh may be economically used in will seldom go over a five-foot fence arecheap. Avoid corn, except for a I It is also shipping several carloads of

the construction both buildings and Down the center of each yard plan a night feed in very It is lumber north this week. Some of its

yards Such'netting under the floor and: row ,of fruit trees, preferably plum too fattening.. Wheat.buckwheat, rye, finished pine for steps'and stairways

.I around,the lower,>portion ?>f: the side trees, alternating varieties, and put barley, etc., are better grainsand consigned to parties in New York..
walls will exclude rats'etc., 'cheaply. ting the trees only ten or twelve'feet these should be scattered in litter of Palatka Times Herald..

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The Avon Park Idea says: C'The'per Care of the Shoes.For (:i WE WILL SEND YOU A YEAR'S i
capita cost of living in the United I Our Rural Home. 1( 1\ ")L "" "" "" ., ./0 ./0 /0 oil- FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO

States is $170. In Massachusetts it is As a rule patent shoe dressingsare ::1 toto toto

about '$208 and ,in Florida $110. injurious to the leather l ; if, in < \ toto

Here i is another reason why the alms. stead of this you use vaseline, you i iI io> Wom n's Home Companion

houses of Florida have small popula will not only restore the color. but I{ >>
tions." Not only in Florida, but preserve the kid. < >
throughout South, the'general ab The vaseline softens and preventsit to toto SEE OUR OFFER BELOW. =
sence of almshouses has been fre- from cracking and chipping off, and
quently remarked.An thus lengthens the life of a pair of This popular ladles' journal, now in its twenty-fourth year, is as readable and i
shoes.. Russet shoes need a different toto attractive as the best writers and artists can make it. During 1897 c1)
East Palatka man uses water it will be an unsurpassed treat in periodical literature.
hyacinths as a fertilizer for vegetable treatment as the vaseline leaves a toto =

crops.. He scatters the plant fresh greasy look. toto FULL OF BEAUTIFUL PICTURES. ..IMANY EXCELLENT STORIES.The =
from the river around growing vege- There are many excellent liquid pol toto
ishes for tan shoes, but before apply-- Woman's Home Companion has no equal in the excellence of its :
of almost double
tables and
gets yields special departments devoted to Fashions, Fancy Work, Housekeeping, Florm
that of the natural land, and equal if ing them be sure the shoe is perfectly to iculture Talks with Girls, Mothers' Chat, lame Adcir.ment! Children, etc. )
not than from the best gradeof clean. toto Articles of general interest by thoughtful and experienced writers are )
greater with insteadof toto features of every issue. Goes into over a quarter of a million Louies.!
fertilizer. He has experimentedwith _Clean them ivory soap '
the water hyacinths two years, a yellow soap; wet a piece of cot- toto ABLY EDITED BY NOTED WRITERS.' :
ton-flannel with warm water rub on -
and thinks .that will find toto
gardeners LILIAN BELL'S l hosts of admirers will be pleased t
more benefit from their use,fresh from plenty of soap, and go over the soiled toto toto that the most+ brilliant woik of this lI)
the water than they can get from a spots of the shoes, rubbing in the soap toto Companion r'n"weedutthorwill thioughout appear the ;in dressing of cotton seed meal-Florida well; wash out the cloth, wet with m .Inrier of renuirkuhle power, she will cimtMbute a
to niinitienif her winy III tidt'IiOIl"TbtNtw: Woman"iiinl t
Philosopher.I clean warm water and wipe oft'the m l oilier timely topics. tb
soap, dry with a clean dry cloth then toto MRS. MARY J. HCLMES is one of ,America's 4)
have noticed in my rambles among !: Jlo-I-wrlt"1"l Her latest and best-a \
apply polish. m c'larmiiii love-story-"Paul Rnl ton,"will appear tb
' the groves that many orchardists cut a Russet shoes need to be cleaned in '{ Y during the "ear. WI en this fiery is published in m
the lines where there toto # iHMtk form it alone v ill sell for{1.50 a copy m
may this week in the intervalan
way once a ; \
JULIA MAGRl'DER,one of the<<: most popnlnr fiction-
be timber adjoining, for the purpose of ordinary application of polish will toto l i:? 4.1. tier day, has Just completed a story d;
keeping the timber roots from encroaching toto which will appear nnrinfr the year. Price of thist.nry ;
suffice. ELIZABETH. .
toto in lMk form will begl.5Oacopy.
upon the grove. I have ....... FREDERICK R. BURTON and W. o. STODDARD tb 4)
learned by observation and experiencethat ftiuiniiiiii sepals to the nO)'!)' and
Southern Housebuilding.Give toto ,: Girls' Department+ which will be otherwise enm
this trench keeps the soil dry on riched by new and pleading features.
either side, and 'does not prevent the special attention to your toto toto \ "4 .,{ $
A splendid program of great variety has been m
forest roots from crossing the "trocha," porches.In toto fir prepared the year, addition to the,
underneath. I find a better and cheaper every Southern house the porchis toto T4c&.,,, above, the best! work of such noted authors as

method is to go' along with an axe a sine qua non. I had almost said Octave Thanet Harriet Prescott Spofford, Cora Stuart Wheeler, m=
two or three times a year and cut off that it is better to have a porch with toto Josiah Allen's Wife, Opie Read. William a. Frost, Ph.D., m
all roots leaving the ground level and out a house than a house without a toto Ella Hleginson, Robert C. V. Meyers, Stanley Waterloo, m
Hezekiah Butterworth, Sophie Swett, ,
But be toto Will N. Harben etc.,etc. )
not so unsightly as the bank'of sand porch. your porch must placed toto
from the trench system.-Daytona Gazette right and constructed right. To yield toto Each numberof the Companion I is profusely Illustrated with exquisite drawings; m
toto in short, it has the best writers and most beautiful pictures money can buy. It
the best results all the round it
-1Vews.- year gives on an average 28 pages,size 11 by 16 Inches each issue. printed on flue paper '
must be on the south side of the house, ; and put into a handsomely illustrated cover. It IK an unrivaled high-class magazine ,
The Orlando Star ,declares that the of general and home literature. specimen pony pent free to any address.1. .ft
be broad and low, and open to the east
game law, particularly that part of it and west; the ceiling need not be low, SPECIAL 2-FOR-1 OFFER
that prohibits fire hunting, is violatedto By a special arrangement we are enabled to offer one year's subscription to Ladies Home
but the sides should be down
brought Companion absolutely free to any one who will send us TWO DOLLARS for the Farmer and
such an extent , is practicallya six.feet from the floor, and the lower Fruit-G rower one year.Toaccommodate .
dead J letter. Continuing the Star our readers who have neither the time inclination to take advantagtof
part wainscoted up two feet from the the above offer, we will accept orders for subscriptions to Ladies Uome Companion aq.
says: "Game is being destroyed with 50 cents a year.
floor, and then the point where the ,
Addressallordersto FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER
Jacksonville, Fla.
and in short time
fearful rapidity, a sides and floor meet flashed around
deer partridges: wild turkeys etc..will with the edges being beddedin In fact breezy is this that
copper : : so porch borax, and they kept beautifully for
be as hard to find here as in States white.l l lead, and" the whole well long ago I had a shutter made to in months.As .
north of us. The hunting is a great with the floor with close the north section of the
painted, together, east exposure a preservative for fruit and meats
attraction not only for our winter visi- Breinig silicate paint and your sills and and when in the cool shade of borax is used by,the most progress,

tors, but'or our town residents as well, joists will, not decay; or you may have this broad porch the mercury standsat and is fine. For cleaning paints, kitchen -
and with little, care the game maybe your porch floor extended an inch or eighty degrees, you would not guessit linoleum,sinks and silverware it is
preserved for many years. We needa two beyond your wainscotting and to be more than seventy.-Tropical delightfuland the laundresses who use
local organization effected for the house walls, and thus have no need of Sun. it for the weekly washing especially

purpose of helping to enforce the game the copper flashing, except for archi .-.-*- recommend it because it does not "eat"their

law., tectural effect and for moderating the A Wise Suggestion to Grocers- hands. Flannels are simply impossible -

The two committees-on Manufactures sun-glare in the house. North and Keep Borax. without borax,and soft as new
and Public Improvementshelda west porches are of little use. Do the grocers know who read your and unshrunken when it is used. Hair

meeting Monday night, and listenedto When people who have north fine paper that borax is one of the most brushes, combs, etc.,. are wholesome
a paper on Cassava Manufacturefrom porches want a bit of comfort they important articles for the housekeeper when cleaned with it, and even the

AlbertxB. Hurst, of Lake Helen. generally move their rocking chair to today? coffee pot is sweetened and' robbed of
Mr. Hurst was also present, and num- catch the southeast breeze, and if they Many women tell me they cannot its musty odor if borax water is boiledin
erous questions on this subject were have a west porch they occupy the ex get it of their grocer, and have to pay it once a week. '
put to him. The board of directors,' treme south j>art, in order-to catch the twenty cents a pound for it of the drug Can you not see that with over 200

which met at the same time, was very same breeze. All the rest of the north gist. Twelve cents is what my grocer household uses every grocer should
favorably impressed with Mr. Hurst's and west porches is of little use as an charges, and we, use it by the pound, sell borax, and sell it cheap.

experience, and steps will be taken outdoor resort Experience has taughtme many pounds, in every department of Your paper is delightful. It is en
immediately looking to the ,establish- that where but one porch is wanted the household,from cellar to bath room, tertaining and instructive.-PhiladeU l
ment of a cassava factoryin: DeLand.Mr. the coziest way is ,to sacrifice a from sick room to toilet table of the phia Grocery orld. '
Hurst gave the,board the addressof room for the purpose. Have the south well. A physician told the writer bo- -- ... -
a firm in New York State which will first story room opened on the east, rax was one of the finest householdand Many carloads of lettuce are'leaving -
erect a plant here if it guaranteed forty west and south, and treated as indi hospital accessories, being antiseptic Florida daily and all of the good

tons of cassava per, day for manufacture cated above,and somehow the breezes a germicide and disinfectant. For stock is demanding a fair price. The
;' The board will place itself in will be attracted thither; the soft air cockroaches it is simply wonderful,and average returns are for $2.50 per bas-
communication with this and other from the sea will draw through it In will, if mixed with a little powdered ket. There has been a remarkable

firms at once. -The prospect for a cas the five years that I have used such a sugar and placed around, destroy and improvement in the stock during the
sava meal and starch factory are very porch there has not been an hour whenit banish them sure as fate. A Toledo past two weeks and some,good lettuceis

promising.DeLand-News.: was not a luxury and a solace. druggist packed away some currants in being shipped.-Gainesville- Sun:



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Surprised his Physician The Boys flaln Business.The PROVIDE FOR YOUR o FAMILY' :..

main business of the first five In 1897 supplying It with a good family garden that will give them healthfnl food during"the
,, of life is summer months.
,'. years a boy's physical growth.
: We have selected the varieties that are best adapted for Southern gardening and put
Starting out in the, voyage of life.from them into our
., ,":: ,From the Courier-JbumaZ, Louisville, Ky. the'unknown, he has ,but one'want his &1.0O F'Al\JILV: GARDEN COLLI CTION. "...

r "Yes my name is.A. J. Nicholson and regular rations, and if delayed he is not $1.00 Postpaid
4- 1 Pint Rust Proof Wax Beans 25c 1 Packet Green Cucumber 050
address; slow to give notice. He eats and sleeps Long
:L my is the Bull Block, Louisville, 1 Pint Bliss Everbearing Peas 25o 1 Packet Giant Curled Mustard me
Ky., and I'am.the man you" have' heardof stretches'and: ;grows. yawns and laughs, 1 Ounce Eclipse Beets lOc 1 Ounce Early White Bush Squash 100
as"eo persistently and'so'enthusiastically kicks and squeals, and is happy.if kept 1 Packet Sure Crop Cabbage (early)' lOc 1 Ounce Seminole Watermelon 100
; warm. and iriot over or underfed.- 1 Centennial Flat Dutch Cabbage(late). lOo 1 Ounce Purple Top Globe Turnip loo'
proclaiming the merits of Dr. Wil- these' 1 Packet Drumhead Cabbage Lettuce 05c 1 Packet Ponce de Leon Muskmelon 0001'
liams' Pink Pills for Pale People In ,five ye rs'he gets his first 1 Packet Dwarf Champion Tomato 05c -
1 "Up to the first, of last March I can tooth,'takes his first step,speaks his first I 1 Ounce Long Scarlet Radish 100 11.50
truthfully say that for twenty-years I had word gets the: measles, whooping cough, 1 Packet Bermuda Onion 05o BTNo tion.change will be allowed in this collec'

suffered all the and scarlet fever: ; is first attacked with croup, '
agonies inferno
$1.50 FOR $1.00--THAT
death would' 'have at times' been a wel- shows the first signs of temper and de-
visitor I had tides-the question, who is boss? Begets You get more seed for the money than'you can get elsewhere. SEND NOW.
come muscular rheumatismin
Our finely illustrated seed book free to any onewho, asks.
its most vicious form his first pair of pants, anjl! fills the pock- i
,by .
what the doctors called tuberculosis of'' ets with strings, scraps of cloth, broken Seedsmen f
bones. I was almost constantly under china, molasses, candy and all the toys INTERLAOHEN, FL.A.
the'treatment of a physician and spent a they'will hold. (Well we remember our -

considerable,portion of my time in the first pair of pants. and the search for ORANGE'S CHERRY=PLUM ;
hospital. In ]893 spent three monthsin something to fill the,pockets.) ,He is a '

that institution where I underwent selfish,animal, and has to be taught not Is an Enormous Bearer and Perfectly Hardy Throughout*
severe surgical ,operations for relief. only to divide but that his brothers and I

Almost,all the,money I could,,raise from sisters, and, even the dumb animals, Wild ,Plum Belt. .
Y whatever source'' went for medicines'inone have some rights which he is bound to It ripens its fruit even in Florida, in,July and August after the cherries in the

way 'or another. I would try any respect. North are gone. They are perfect freestone and for a combination for all cooking-
and'every remedy that was suggested, but Within_these five years the intellect is purposes such as pies, tarts, jellies, jam, sweet pickles, preserves, evaporated; etc.,'
concluded that the doctors expanding, and he becomes a little inter- northern solid I have
finally were I they are superior to any cherry. They are so shipped them
right in saying there was no cure for rogation point, and often asks questions I to. Boston, where they remained over a week before cooking, and were pronounced '
such a case as mine. ,My right leg became that neither father or mother can answer. fully equal to the best cherries sold in that noted market.
He learns to love and hate, and has to
and stiff the
rigid joints refusing to be "It is a puzzle to everybody-half plum and half cherry. You have a real treasure."-Fanner and
trained to curb the latter.
perform their functions in any degree.At Fruit Grower
length the pains attacked my left leg To school, He should, not'go nor be set "Your Cherry-Plum is a valuable acquisition to our lists of fruits."-Florida Agriculturist,

also, and it was fast becoming as bad as to tasks learning memorizing: further "The sauce has a richer color and flavor than the cherry,and free from the acridity of the plum.-
the other. I also suffered in the shoulders than the,evening prayer'at the mother's Halifax Journal. _
and arms, though not so badly as jn I knee, or such other My trees are mostly budded on seedlings from the parent tree. Fins two-year-old buds,well-
the lower limbs." be for his amusement. The burdening of branched 4 to 6 feet 40 cents; $4 per dozen-2 to 4 feet,30 cents; $f per dozen.
intellect or body in the first five is 'Mannville, Florida. WM. I,. ORANGIf. '.-, '
"About the first of March last, I read an years .
article on Pink .Pills, and while very not good for the boy, for the work of
dubious as, to the result, I concluded to these years is physical growth-the mak--
give them a trial. I used one box without ing of a sound body preparatory to a SEEDLING PECAN TREES. .
sound mind. Don't A
? deriving any benefits as I'could see, cram. precociousboy
seldom makes a great man.-South- .
and was about to abandon them when, I
at the urgent solicitation of wife I ern Ruralist. _
my Ribera Pecan Grove and Pecan Nursery
concluded ,
:: to try one more box anyhow.

Before the \second box was used up, I How's This ON BLACKWATER BAY, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA.
though I could experience some slight We offer. One Hundred Dollars Rewardfor

improvement in my condition. Like a any case of Catarrh ,that can not be 18Q6--1SQT.
drowning man I speedily grasped at that cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. 20,000 SEEDLING PECAN TREES, Two Years Old from my own Pecans IS to 24 inches
one straw of hope. I ordered other J. CHENEY & CO. Toledo and many even higher,at $io. oo per hundred with liberal discount in lots of 1,000 and
boxes and continued the Props., over. Terms, Cash with order.' Shipment as directed. Transit charges to be paid by purchaser
systematic use : on receipt. No responsibility after shipment.Box ,
of the' pills as directed, my improvement, Ohio.We undersigned, have known F. J. 4, Bagdad, Florida. ARTHUR BROWN.
from the beginning of the third box, be- Cheney for the last 15 years and believe

ing most marked and rapid. The rigidityand him perfectly honorable in all business we shall laugh more. For, after all, the r -
stiffness soon began to disappearfrom transactions and financially able to
carry difference between gloom and laughter is t im
my leg, the excruciating pains be- out any obligations'made by their firm. but a step. And if more of us simply tooka
came gradually less, my drooping' spirits West & Truax; Wholesale Druggists, ToLedo step aside oftener than we do,and rest- s oKErouMEAT WITH,
revived under the exhilarating 0., Walding, Kinnan & Marvin ed would laugh -'
wile more, we more. By JSERS !Qp1D
of well and before pCt-
'' getting a great Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, Ohio.Iran's laughing I do not mean, the silly giggle RauThe
I' was able to go to work. 1 have not yet Catarrh Cure i is taken internally indulged in by some women and BO many -
discontinued the pills. I have just ordered acting directly the blood and mu-
upon girls. There is no outward mark which
the sixth box, which I think will be cous surfaces of the,system. ,Price, 75c. demonstrates the woman of shallow mindso Rawls-Williams Company,
the last., I feel that I owe, my ,life to per bottle.! Sold by all Druggists. Testi- unmistakably as that of giggling. Thereis WHOLESALE
this extraordinary preparation, for Idon't monials free.
no sense in the giggle; no benefit to be
see how I could havq lived under In pruning the grape allow five canesor derived from it. It makes a fool of the Produce and Commission.COUNTRY
the almost incessant torture I was endur- vines to each post cutting back every person herself, and renders every one .
ing. It is not strange, under the circum-
about uncomfortable. the
year. her But just as
that I should lose I .
stances, no opportunity giggle is the outcome of a small mind,the PItODUCE AND POULTRY
,t to tell friends about this Great Tonic.I .
my remedy and Laughter a a Specialty.
is the reflection of healthful
hearty laugh a -
; to urge upon ,all afflicted as I was, to 49"Domestic and Foreign Fruits in eason. tl .
give it a trial." presume if we laughed more we nature. What we want is more good f I Hay, Grain, Flour and Canned Goods.
should all be happier and healthier. laughers: in,the world-not mere gigglers.
(Signed.) True, we are* busy and a very practical Edward W. Bok, in Ladies' Home Jour- Honest Returns Guaranteed same day of file.
Subscribed and sworn-to before me people. And most of us probably 'find nal. Consignments solicited. Give us a trial
this 28th of May 1890. more in this life to bring the frown than 1-+-4
will be to send
We pleased our
J.-PETTUS, Notary! Pu.Uk. the smile. But, nevertheless, it is a pity The Burdens of American Agriculture

The physician who attended Mr. that we do not laugh more; that we don Among the burdens of American agriculture i- Offices and Salesroom, soo and 502 West Bayt..

Nicholson is Dr.. Jas. S. Chenowith, one t bring ourselves, to the laugh, if need are the importations of foreign Warehouses F.C.&P.Yards,Jacksonville... FU.
of the most distinguished in the city. be. For we all agree that a good laugh I. products in the past six years that could -- -. .
His ofiice is at 205 West Broadway is the best medicine in the world. Physicians have been raised in this country, without Ruralist who has friends in the North
' where a reporter found him and asked have said that no other feeling' detriment to our export trade of one billion whom they would like to see in the South
,about Mr. Nicholson's condition while works so much good to the entire human seven hundred and fifty millions of will call their attention to the opportu

under, his treatment. The doctor remembered body as that of merriment. As a digestive dollars. Of Southern products they consisted nity.Now ,
the case and corroborated it is unexcelled; as a means of expanding ,of $622,000,000 of sugar tobacco ,.if the Queen and Crescent Railway
I what Mr. Nicholson said in regard to the the lungs there is nothing better. It $81,000,000 cotton $25,000,000 rice,f 17- Company, out of Cincinnati, will exChange
latter8 deplorable ,condition and about keeps the heart and face young. It is, 000,000, besides their proportions of the abominable Mann car for a
the operation performed on him at the too, the most enjoyable of all sensations.A hides, fruits, wool, vegetables, animals, Tourist sleeper,furnishing a ingle berth
hospital. The doctor seemed surprisedto good laugh makes us better friends meats and many other articles. For the for fifty cents and a double berth
learn that his former patient was now with ourselves and everybody'around us, importation of these articles the balancehas dollar, the public will have all the advan-
almost entirely well, since he djd not be- and puts us into closer touch with whatis had to be paid in gold, necessitatingthe tages of California travel. So long as.the
lieva when he last saw him, that he best and brightest in our lot in l life. It issue of bonds to the extent of $225- Cincinnati Southern sell a two-foot seat
would ever be well again. is to regretted, then that such a potent 000,000. for a double berth,at two dollars a night,
Dr. Williams''Pink Pills contain all the agency for our personal good is not a they will have the execrations of the
elements necessary to give new life and more often used. It costs nothing. All South Bound Excursions.No traveling public. The Mann (compartment
richness to the blood and restore shattered other medicines are more or less expens- such advantages for Southern travel ) sleepers are cramped, ill ventilated -
nerves. They are sold in boxes (never ive "Why," said an old doctor not long have ever before been offered by the have bad service with no privacy
in loose form by the dozen or hundred ago,"if people fully realized what it meantto Southern Passenger Association excursion for a lady traveling 'alone, and without a
at 50 cents a box, or six boxes. for $2.50, themselves to laugh, and laughed as on the first and third Tuesday of double berth on the car, although a two- .
and may be had of all druggists or directly they should,'ninety' per cent of the doc- each month during the.winter and springat foot width of berth is sold for a double
'by mail from Dr.Williams'Medicine tors would have to go out of the business. one full fare for the round trip and we berth. The open coach is much more com

1 Company, Schenectady, N. Y. .' Probably when we,get a ,little less busy hope that every reader of the Southern fortable.. . ,



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nearest to you to give it prominentmention. us that it might happen within twenty- produce only staminate blossoms. The
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower T. A. PHILLIPS, !. four hours that the great river would flowers are rich' in nectar. The fruit

Asst Gen. M'gr. l .be running bank-full of them. They is subglobose, from one-half to twr
A Weekly Newspaper published 16 Main Approved: 1 i are blown hither and thither by the : inches in diameter, and borne on ?

Street Jacksonville.Fla. D. E. MAXWELL, Gen Manager. f winds,and drifted by the sluggish cur- very short fruit stalk. The number of

>,*-! seeds in the fruit varies from two to
TERMS 0V SUBSCRIPTION Good roads are a necessity on social prominent butcher of the city several, although some varieties are fi

9or One Teari'.....u u u u.u.a u.. ...a....12.00 as well as economic considerations.In stated to us that the water hyacinthsare practically seedless. All persimmons
)tot Biz ofltfcf-t-.....*.............**** ..... 1.00 a greater part of the State the sandis the best resource he has for winter possess a peculiar astringency when
In Foreign Countries ................. ..... 3. so heavy that the farmer is reluct- pasturage for his beef cattle.( He hasa green, which is lost upon the fruit becoming .
.."Subscriptions in all cases cash in ant to put the horse to the wagon or large range on Rice creek and theSt. ripe, from August to Decem
advance. No discount allowed on one's the cart and take his family on a visit; Johns river, on which he keeps ber, the time varying with the variety.
own subscription( tin a club), but to : he limits his travel as much as possi- about a hundred head of cattle to sup The propagation may be from the
all agents a liberal cash commission will ble to the necessities of business. The I ply the market. Cattle which have seeds or by means of budding or graft-
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby
them. :Write for terms.. lonesomeness and isolation of countrylife access to the fields of hyacinth furnish ing, which should be done in the
To every new subscriber we will send, do more than anything else to the best beef which he can anywhere spring. The stocks for grafting shouldbe

postpaid, a copy: of Whitner's "Garden make women, discontented, and when obtain; in fact, it is the chief dependence at least two years old. The top
ing in Florida." For two new subscribers the females of the household are dissatisfied in the winter. The. ':river cattleare working of old trees has been succesSfully -
at $2.()() each, we will send,
colonization is to bea When herdsare and is believed to be
: postpaid, 'a copy of Moore's "Orange very apt always good eating. performed,
Oult re." failure. brought in from the interior they desirable in many cases.
soon learn from the river cattle to The transplanting of persimmons is
Rates of advertising on application.
In all the world except Florida browse on the hyacinths. They will difficult on account of the long tap-
Remittances should be made by check, there is over-pYoduction of citrus wade out fifty or sixty yards, some root; hence it is safest to transplanttrees
postal note money order or registered fruits "La Settimana Comraerciale times until almost old. The
'" letter to order of they are swimming, only one to two years
of Palermo, : if is best done in the
says necessarylto| secure a supply. They transplanting au.
The production in Italy, in Spain, in show judgment in the matter; if the tumn.
Jacksonville Fla. Syria and in America are all enormous., weather is cold they do not enter the Persimmons grow on almost kind of
All that only choice fruit can be sold
at reasonable say prices. To this we say how water to any great depth until the sun soil, from a rich bottom land to the
CONTENTS. can it be expected that trees will produce has warmed it up somewhat, and they poor thin soil of hilltops; but a warm;
only choice fruit. What is to be come out and dry off before night. rich soil, with sunny exposure, is best
Orange Stocks- Fertilizing for Fruit- done with the largest quantity which is They consume only the foliage above adapted. They give best results un
< Peach Borers..... ....................... 34 of the average quality? To us it seems the water line; in the summer this will der judicious cultivation and pruning.
that the question in a nutshell is, whether
GROVE AND OIl.CBA1D-Rebul1diag the Grove we find new fields to utilize the great be reproduced three or four times,but The varieties Shoto, Early Bearing,

;. -The Orange Orange-Preserving Sitnation-Tbat Budwood Frost-proof........... 35 mass of fruit which can not be used by in cold weather it grows sluggishly. Golden Gem, Daniel Boone, Hicks,
the or not, it is imperativethat When there wind and Kansas Smeech and Golden
TOBACCO-How to Grow It,by an expert.... 3S comes a strong Early are
Tobacco in South Florida................ 36 the production must be decreased. blows the floating fields across to the described, and several of the varieties
PINERV-Annual Meeting of the I. R. and L. This paper furthersays that in one other shore the cattle sometimes get illustrated from photographs. These
W. Pineapple Growers Association........... 37 week 68,449 cases of oranges were exported hungry before they are blown back varieties have been recently improvedfrom

Wanted Propagation in Momtana of the..Mango..e,.....--Bamboos.....,.. 3$ and that from Valencia in Palermo to England are offered again; they have to fall back for a timeon wild fruits, and are believed to
oranges be of still further
FARMER AND fiUCUJl..strawberry Rust- swamp foliage. capable improve-
: Cotton Growing the South............ 38 at 8.50. lire ($1.61). per 1,000. As may be easily conjectured, the ment.
POULTRY-Care and Feeding of Fowls-U.S. stockmen along the river made no com- Directions are given for keeping
Farmers' Bulletin......................... 39 Analysis of Tobacco. the them in -
State News................................ to The North Carolina Experiment plaint against hyacinths; they are persimmons by placing a coo ,
glad to have them blown onto their dry place, and for canning the ripe!
RURAL HOME-Care of the Shoes-
. Oa Southern House-Building-A wise Suggestion Station has analyzed many samples of, shore. We do not understand why fruit by placing it in syrup in jars. A
. to Grocers-Keep Borax.......... 40 tobacco and thus summarizes some of f some enterprising man does not intro- recipe is given for persimmon pud
The Boy's Main, business-laughter a the results: duce the wild cane and build up canebrakes ding. -
- Great Tonic-The Burdens of American "The'percen of nicotin and al as a complement to the hya- ......
buminoids is materially increa.setrby the
Agriculture-South-bound Excursions.* 41
cinths. Then we might have the but. Rubber Tree Culture in Florida.
:, EDITORIAL-Frost Signals-:Oranges in Italy use of large quantities of nitrogenousmanures. .
, Tobacco Analysis-The Water Hya- ter and "canebrake cheese" which are Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: ;
dnth as Stock Peed-Possibilities' of the "A large percentage of nitrogen in the famous in North Carolina. Can you furnish me any informa
, Persimmon-Rubber Tree Culture in form of albuminoids is usually accompanied -4.... -- tion regarding the parties who are
Florida-Sell at Home.................... 42 by a large nicotin content Possibilities of the Persimmon. to grow the India rubberin
Markets-Market Notes................. 43 "The percentage of nicotin in the I Florida's soil and climate prepanng State either their
. .. Cement Walks........................,.. 44 leaf is largest just as the leaf reaches maturity are propi- your names or
Hygienic Value of Grapes......."...-... 46 but the amount is materially reduced tious,to the_ persimmon,and it begins to i location. w gjjf r
The Power is with the People-Death ofMaceo by the various processes of .fermentation look as if the restless spirit of American Some, parties here believe fIiebus::
Rather Fishy -Better Times to which the product is subjected discovery and improvement would iness will_be pushed! and want"such
Ahead..... .............................. 48 before manufacture. rescue this fruit from the despised estate information as can be secured relativeto
"While nicotin is the active
-- .IIISE --- principleof the food of Sambo'"and the taken. A
tobacco and is desirable to a certain] ,as pos steps already company
FROST SIGNALS. extent, it was found that the high. sum, which it has heretofore occupied. with $100,000 has been formed for
. priced varieties contained a relatively, An Indiana Experiment Station bulle the purpose.
Florida Cent. &Peninsular R.R.Co. small percentage."The tin gives some surprising particulars as What information can you give ?

:. OFFICE OP ASST. GENERAL MANAGER. nitric nitrogen is chiefly con to progress already made. It discussesthe Thanking you in advance, I am
fined'to the stems, and is not present i ii
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Jan. 9, 1896. the leaf in appreciable amounts, except t botanical characters,.horticultural C. F. McNAik. .
All Agents South of Baldwin : :when large quantities of nitrogenous fertilizers .. possibilities, culture, propagation, varieties Moorestown, N. J.
The system of signals from the are present in the soil. Its presence use and composition of the persimmon We have never taken much stockin
whistle of passing trains promulgatedlast as such seems to be of no specia l or date plum (Diosfyros vir- this scheme .for growing the rubber

winter, through the co-operation importance."Relatively larger quantities of polasl giniana). It is believed that more attention tree in Florida, but we would not laya
of the United States Weather Bureau, than of any other fertilizer constituen t should be paid to the persimmon straw in the way of any honest, in-
to forewarn fruit and vegetable growers seem to be required for the growth anc:l and that in consequence of efforts telligent effort to test it. It may in
that cold waves likely to producefrost production of a good quality of smoking to improve the fruit, instead of the time become acclimated. The apple

are approaching, will be made effective tobacco." neglect it now receives, ''this species is a native of Europe im the latitudesof

again: this season. 4 may_be developed_ into_ a horticultural__ France but by.l l long perseverance_
The signal U will be given by the The Water Hyacinth as Stock FeedDuring product The species grows wild in mankind has carried it far up into

whistle sounding six (6)) long blasts, a recent brief visit to Palat- most of the Southern States, but will Russia and made it flourish in a crab-
requiring 30 seconds ((5 seconds to the ka the writer went down to the riverfront ripen fruit as far north as the Great bed kind of a way. Civilization has

blast), and will be repeated at intervals to take a look at the floating Lakes, and seems especially adaptedto occupied itself with .the apple for
of every three miles. This signal fields of water hyacinths which now the soil and climate of the southern twenty centuries, but has done noth--
will indicate a forecast for frost the. occupy so much space in the newspapers half of Indiana. The trees vary in ing with the rubber tree yet. Four

first or second night thereafter. and, to his surprise,the river was height from twenty to eighty' feet, ac hundred years from this time, it may
Circulate this information through perfectly clear from shore to shore. cording to the land on which they have been weaned away from its

all possible channels to reach the pub There was only a narrow margin of grow. tropical 1 home. and domiciled in the
, lic. Post one copy of this circular at them along the* bank where the wateris The flowers are dioecious, both the Everglades.We '
the; postoffice and other conspicuous so shallow that they become attachedto staminate and pistillate being borne on send you by mail some. ad

' places, and request the newspaper. the bottom. Bat the citizens assured the same tree, although' some trees dresses.

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!;. ... ; Markets.p been too poor to bring expenses. For THE
fl strictly choice beans, however, there has

been a good inquiry at better prices, and
- -- - - - advanced for all FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
;. - - -- - - on Friday prices grades;

a few marks of exceptionally fancy white ,

JACKSONVILLE FLA., January 15. Refugee showing perfect condition,

( FRUITS AND PRODUCE. bright color and careful packing w replaCed JAOKSONVII.tL.

Corrected by Marx Bros. above quotation; the market' The Oldest National Bank in the State.
D weakened somewhat before the close,
' These are.avenge quotations.. Extra choice would sell
*" however. Egg plants very CHARTERED 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.By .
lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor well if of good size and bright color; ,
lots ae11lower .. such would readily command .50 to 1:75per'box : conservative,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity

::4 'Florida Oranges ..................... 3.0010350 and barrel. strength and ability to meet legitimate demands.We .
Apples. ...........................bbl 2.00 to 2.50 3.50, possibly 4.00 per drafts buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable. terms,drawing our own
Pines, .......;.................. crate 4.00 Most of the receipts,however, have been on all parts of the world.
Lemons, Messina............... box 3.25 defective-off- in color, spotted or other- favors We invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations, assuring you that you
shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
k English Peas,dried,..............bu 1.50 wise inferior and all such have had
,Peanuts,best brand..... ........ .04 to. ..05r no JAMES M. SCHUMACHER R. C. COOLEY
Cabbage Florida ...............eachPotatoesBurbanf .07 certain value. Tomatoes also have been ,
........ .......bbl 1.75 defective, either too green or too small'or President. Cashier.
............;5 barrel lots 1.40 in bad order all such
....................sack 1.45. spotted or ; drag- Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
x r. '. u.............5 sack lots 1.40 ing heavily at uncertain prices, ''generally
It N.Y. Early Rose, seed.. 1.85 at about 1.00 to 1.25 per carrier. Thereis

f "" Maine Maine early hebron rose at." ... 2.00 2.25 a demand for choice tomatoes, and good SEEDS SEEDS SEEDS !

., Maine peerless .. 2.00 sized stock, well ripened and in perfect .
Dakota reds .' .. 2.00 condition, could be placed without much A FULL STOCK OPNew

Onions N.Y. ...................bbl 3.75.Peasblackeye. difficulty at 2.00 to 3.00 crate. Squashare
..............bushel 1.50 per Field and Garden Seeds
** brown-eye,.,...............bu. 1.25 scarce but. have very little inquiry,
11. clay: :................... '......bu 1.25 and have to go at comparatively low 1.50 Most of the, ordinary grades ADAPTED TO THE SOUTH. .
Turnips N.Y..;..................bbl x.50 prices.
Beets............................bbl 2.00' have sold at 50 to 75c, an occasional lot a ONION SETS ---, ,
Parsnips... *:........................bbl 2.50 trifle higher. Bunched stock has sold .. '?
Carrots, .....................,....bbl 2.50 mainly at 2.50 to 3.00 hundred. We RED AND YELLOW, $4.00 per Bushel. <#.
+ ? Eggs........ _._.. ...............doz .18 per "
see some lots, in crates with the tops WHITE, $4.50" _-.
about half cut off; they should be cut off Send for price list.

VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. entirely or left on entirely. Lettuce has L. CAMERON, Seedsman,
been plenty and declining a large part of
Corrected by Davis& Robinson, Jaolcaon/ville FlorIda.RAFFIA .
the supply is of ordinary quality and we *
Yellow Yams, ....................bush .3Oto 35
lots which
have few
j'.e- .Sweet ..n...... .......... ..2510 .30 seen a were not Acknowledged superior to all other materials used
Potatoes, ................bbl 1.50 worth expenses; most of the salable sup- for similar purposes. Sold by the pound. If
." LettncCr: ...............,........-doz demand. ply has been placed at, about,75c to 1.25 never saw it, get a sample and quotations. you
Celery .................. ........-. 3Oto .35 with
basket 1.50
Eggplants.......................bbl 1.50 per prime reaching ; at FOR TYING BUDS AND GRAFTS THOMAS MEEHAN &SONS,Germantown.Pa.els .
". romatoea .-................crates I.SO to 2.00 the close the latter price has become I
'Sweet Pepper,.. .:...............bu 1.50 very extreme. Green peas have sold well
Green Beans,............... crate 1.25 and at when but most
M Pumpkins...................each .05 tel .10 good prices fancy, per acre. They were tried in the Bradley RcdJUld. Eugene D.ll< Kershaws, ..... ..... .........each .0.1 to .10 receipts are of very irregular quality and editorial garden last summer, and were ESTABLISHED. 1871.
....... doz.bunches to value.
Parsley, per .20 .25
Green onions,.....per doz. bunches .15 Beets Florida bush crate 50 better liked by the family than the Flor- REOFIELD" SON
'> ptsper.; hot..................bushel .75 ,bunches new das where not grown with potash ,
r gage,well cured....................Jb .25 to 75; per 100 2.00 to 3.00;
YT ti....._..*..... *w*....._.... 30 Charleston, 3.00 to 4.00; Cucumbers, REFBIGERATOBS FOR WBERRlES- Commission Merchants
Roosters. ..-.....--'-' .25 Florida r crate,2.00 to 5.00 Eggplants, The T. & T. Strawberry: Refrigerator ad-
** HalfgrownlTI.-...-.... .. ....... .15 to .20 ; vertised this week is regarded by the -AKD- '
half bbl basket 75 to 1.75 bbl
Tarkeys, .....__per pound,gross ao per ; per ,
.J UCJU.*****.__.......**_....... .9C to .30 1.50 to 4.00; Lettuce, Florida, per half growers who have used it as about as near Fruit Auctioneers
Geese, ......__.................r.. .35 to .40 bbl basket, 50 to 1.50; Onions, Bermuda perfection as we shall probably attain.
........... doa bunches. .25 The of the fruit the the
.per cooling drainage,
Radishes. ................II.per doz no demand.Cucumbers per crate, 1.75 to 2.00; Peas, Florida, per 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia,.Pa.
: ,....................crate 2.00102.50 crate, 1.50 to 2.50; per basket, 1.50 to 2.75; carriage are all admirably provided for. We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables
Spinach. ................per bushel .75 Peppers, Fla., per crate or carrier, 75 to NURSERY SUPPLIES-See also the modest
: Cabbage. Florida. .................. .04 to ..06Salsify Sons either at private sale(which has heretofore been
'' .........per dozen bunches none. 1.25; Squash, Fla., white, per crate, 50 to : card of Thos. Meehan & a our custom)or by the auction system (recently
LimaBeans,.......... .......quart .to to 1234 75; String beans, Fla., wax, per crate, name which is a synonym for strict honorin added to business)as desire
Green peas, ..... ............ crate 2.00 1.50 to 2.50 express, basket or crate 2.00 business dealings and high intelligencein our ycu may
Turnips,.......................bunch no demand
to To- horticulture.
1.50 2.00
Florida Honey.... ..pound section .10 to 2.25; green, freight, ;
Pecans,Florida........ .....-.pound .08 to .09 matoes, Southern Fla., per carrier, 1.00 .
New Potatoes ................bushel i.oo to 1.25 to 3.00. The apetiteforalcohol can be dissipatedby
Water-Crezs..doa.bunches .25
> i eating apples at every meal, says a QUICK WORK

GAME. Market Notes. physician. Apples, if eaten in large ,

Receipts of Havana pineapples at New quantities, possess properties which entirely In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables
Quail...........................each .10lu Yumuri do with the craving that all shipped to us is our motto. WE
joTes ........................,each .05 York per the steamers Seguranca away GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS
Squirrels....................... each ,06 to1t1'.1 .08 and Orizaba give a,total of 200 barrels. confirmed drunkards have, for drink. FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
Ducks .................... each -.15 to .25 The. Yumuri also brought 295 cases of .The doctor.says, that in .many.bad cases BUY OURSELVES :They are protected
;'!UaTurkqa;..-...-....t..... >. each,:-.75 to:i.ooRabbits ; which have.come under his notice he'has by our 40 years experience wltho t'default.
......... ..............:...each .10 Mexicaiuoianges.> inga'dollar. Enquire as -to our standing
.4. : .." *. '.-." ..... .:..: ;: .Florida tomatoes have been, in fairly been able,to effect a cure by this means, and financial stability which any bank or
,.v.4" -"" liberal demand this week, but have been the patient gradually losing all desire for merchants having mercantile reports can
New York Market. of rather irregular quality,with many lots alcohol. METHOD try us-WB BELIEVE OUR
: OBANGES. ripening ; such 75c to 1.50 your name for our quotations. Stencil and
The receipts have been moderate and per crate was obtained; good to fancy Mr. 0. W. Mapes, of Middletown, N. cards free. Letters piomptly answered.
i 1all stock brought 2.00 to 3.00. Texas toma- Y., says that The Rural New Yorker is
contain only a comparatively quan-
and dealers' the next best thing to having a farmers' FRENCH & CO.
tity of fancy fruit Choice to fancy toes have been poor, as pre- ,
of desirable size and 'in perfect ferred the Floridas, 30 to 60c per box was club meeting composed of the best informed -
briehta 116 Warren St. New York.
Trade Jour men-in the week ,
all would bring.-Fruit country
condition are fairly steady; and an occasional they : every
lot is placed a shade above quota- nat at' his own fireside. Wouldn't you enjoy ESTABLISHED 1855.

tion. Usual offerings in original pack- A few Florida peppers arrive occasion- :such a meeting and profit bv it ? We ...... ....... ....
.. .. .. ... ...".,
are moving very slowly, with the ally, and sell quite well at 1.00 per crate. 'can send you The Rural New'orkerand . y. ,
ages Killou h & Co. receiving Florida 'TUE FARMER FRUIT GROWER both one
bulk of sales in range} of 3.00 to 3.50, and J. H. are AND
; some undesirable lots range down to 2.25 strawberries now. The berries have .year for $2.50, and your money back for

;' to J5.50. Strictly fancy sound and bright been of fine quality, and sold well at 50 The Rural, if you want it. A low tree is least affected by the winds

tangerines, mandarins and grape fruit to 600 per box.P. The appearance of moss on apple trees and will prow better. Young trees can
; bring full prices; the demand is for such Ruhlman &Co.say: Florida and Jamaica shows that there is an excess of water in be pruned to any desired shape by judicious -

f: only. Off colored or otherwise defective oranges are booming, so is grapefruit the soil. The land should be drained for pruning.

are very hard to move at any :price which and we believe they will be much orchards as for other crops. Stagnant .
to Florida higher in the near future. We are sell- of Large are not always the most
appears proportionate quality. water is of no benefit. A system un- crops
fancy, 4.00; usual lots, 2.50 to 3.50; Rus- ing Florida oranges at 3.00 to 4.50; J ar ai- derdraining should be employed, so that profitable. Consumers desire large strong

set, prime, 2.50 to 3.25; Tangerines, Fla., cas, 7.00 per barrel; bright Florida grape the subsoil will hold more moisture for fruit of a good quality rather than inferior

8.00 to 10.00; Mandarins, 4.00' to 6.50; fnut,8.00 to 10.00; Florida russets, 5.00 to the use of the roots. grades.If .
Florida 6.00 bright West Indian, 5.00 to 7.00; .
Grapefruit, 4.00 to 9.00. ; t
,. to 1200. California have been
Florida Tangerines, 10.00 Plums and apples largely
SOUTHERN GREEN VEGETABLES. California the The the young orchard is well cultivated
Tangerines, 5.00to6.00; planted in Virginia during year.
1 Receipts of Florida vegetables have Navel oranges, 3.25 to 4.00.Business Japanese varieties of plums give the best until it is well established it will pay a

: been moderate of most kinds, except let- m satisfaction ; Abundance, Burbank and much better profit and for a larger: num-

tuce of which we have had a liberal sup- Notices. Ogon being the most extensively planted. ber of years than if left uncultivated.
String beans have been ol <
ply. very
.irregular quality and'mostly: choice. The JERSEY SWEET POTAToES..We; would Cuttings quick growing herbaceous The 'Smngfellow method is to cut

'{-. YL great bulk of the week's receipts hast call attention to the advertisement" of plants, like heliotrope, verbena, phlox, off the roots, leaving one and one-half
root chrysanthe-
t been too old and coarse to exceed 1 to these in the "cheap column. The geraniums, quickly, .
inches the tree
of about 250 bush- mums soonest of all. to newly planted ,
1.25 per crate, and some nested lots have grower claims a yield

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Cement Walks. and the stone deposited upon it. The

Editor Farmer and Frult-Grower: mass is then thrown up into the middle More Potashin 1

You have at times published communications of the .board, ,cut_ back, and forth.

on building and the use three or four times, when, if all the

4 of concrete. Perhaps some of your stone or gravel js well covered with .

readers may,find the enclosed articleof mortar, it is ,ready to lay upon the the fertilizers appliedon

interest, as it is from the Brick- base, where it is spread and rammed I

builder, a journal published for, the until free"mortar appears on the sur the farm means 4

trade. The directions are somewhat face. The base should, of course, be

technical, but at the same time very sprinkled, and the concrete should not larger and better yieldsof

explicit, and are likely to be reliable. be simply thrown off the shovel employed

in moving it from the mixing crops, permanent
Boston, Mass., Jan. 4, 1897. board, but it should,be deposited witha of the Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive

turn which brings the bottom of the improvement .
shovel uppermost, and allows the con- ROUTE: :
soil and
Replying to several; inquiries that tents to drop at once in place without BETWEEN

have been made in one form or an- any separation ,of mortar and stone. I FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTHTHB ;

other regarding the proper methods and Blocks must then be marked off if

materials to be used in the building of the size required in the finished walk, More Moneyin Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

cement walks, the following suggestions and ,the joints deeply cut and filled THROUGH ROUTE.

',are submitted as covering, in a with dry sand or separated by tarred
the farmer's New Tort Jacksonville b)
pocket. to
general way, the whole subject. paper. They ,should be about three Sew Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Washington -

Depending upon the soil, climate to six'feet! square, and it is best not to I All about Potash-the results of its use by actual experiment and } Southern Railway to' .
and surroundings, the location of the from this rule and avoid on the best farms in the United Statesistold Northern Air Columbia, Florida Central ,&
vary to long in a little book which we publish and will gladly Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal ,
walk is to be excavated to such a blocks. mail free to any farmer in America who will write for it. points in Florida. .

depth as may be necessary below GERMAN KALI WORKS, Cincinnati to HarJlmanJuno.t..
Nassau St.,New York. tion by Queen & Crescent,
grade, ten to eighteen inches, and'the 93 Harriman Junction to Ashe- ,
The mortar for surface should con- Ashevllle 1 vllle and Columbia by South- ..
excavation filled and well rammed to sist of equal parts of the specified ern Railway, and Florida -
within four or five inches of the surface FAIRVIEW PINERY. JacksonvilleCincinnati. Central&Pensnsular-Colum- '':
Portland cement and sand, mixed J bia to Jacksonville.
of the proposed walk with broken rather dry. This should bedspread to Cincinnati to Jacksonville by y
stone OF> bricks coarse gravel, cindersor Queen Crescent to Chattanooga ?
the depth of one inch upon, the con- .Choice and Southern R'y to Ever- .
any similar material which will givea crete previously laid, while the latteris Florida}ette,Florida Central& Peninsular -
suitable base course.Valks at the Limited. to all important Florida
still moist and fresh, and after the points.
foot'of a terrace, or those subjected to strips of wood at the edges of the walk Pineapple Kansas City Kansas City, Fort Scott &
Memphis B.Re to Kansas ,
seepage,from soil upon higher grades, have been releveled. It is well man andJackso'ville to Birmingham,Southern City R'.JThro' .
should be provided with suitable tile with to Everette, Fla. Central i -
wooden Line
Plants Peninsular to all Fla. points.
drains for their protection. brought to a true surface, when a ..._- Louis to Jacksonville by
Wooden strips four to six inches Short Line to Du small
amount water should appear. --0 F'OR SALE:. .- 1St. Central :
and about two inches wide are Holly Sp'gs to Holly Sp'gs>> ,
deep This floating or trowelling should not Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham i
then staked along the lines of the walk, to Birmingham,Sou.
be continued too long or cracks will J R'y to Everette and F. C.&p.
and about tree spaces where there is Smooth Cayenne!II! Home Grown II
be produced. Sioux City&Chicago to Jack-
no stone curb., These must be care- sonville. 111. Cent. to Holly
If surface is attained in .
a good this Holly Sp'gsRoute.
}Sp gs K.,C. M. "B. to Bir"
fully leveled and brought to grade to way nothing further need be done, but mingham, Sou. R'y to Ever-
produce a good piece of work. ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. ette and the F. C. &P.
it is havea
usually more satisfactory to '
Louis'ille & Nash 111e to Rive
Upon the thoroughly compactedbase slight excess of water on the surface New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
three or four inches of cement F. N. PRICE, To 1 route with through sleepersJacklo'yllle
and then to apply a dry coat, a dry between New Orleans and
inch of Portland
concrete and one Jacksonville.The .
mixture of equal parts of fine sand and FLA.
P. O. Box 449. ORLANDO, '
cement mortar, covered by a thin,dry F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In }
cement, to some lampblack has Florida running through the "
surface coat, are laid.: been added Tobacco Region*,
as a coloring agent, at the
The cement in use should be the HOME GROWN Stock farming and Dairy flection,
rate of one pound or more to the bar- :Peach and Strawberry Lands, '
best quality of high:grade, slow setting rel of cement. This is dusted by hand -""' Orange, Banana and Pineapple Co\.ntryt

Portland cement, equal in quality to upon the moist surface of the walk and Pineapple Slips Phosphate Hat the Belt.Silver Spring and
the best German brand. Several Other Fine Scenery
floated and tooled which
carefully requires The Great Hunting Country.
American Portland cements given Beaches the Noted Fishing Ground
some skill, until a fine appear.
good results. and SuckersOf Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety
ance is attained. No neat cement of soils in the State,and above all
The sand should be a clean sharp
should be used as a dry coat, nor the Following Varieties Runs over the Central Rldcreland
rather coarse, concrete sand. Either should the surface mixture be too dry Where It Is High and Healthy.
broken stone or coarse gravel maybe Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
before the application of the dry coat. FOl P{ SALE: the best freight facilities for any produce to
used. The ,stone should pass a ring Unless care is taken that each coat is the Northern markets.
the best of Florida
Send also for map (sent
twd inches in diameter. fresh and moist before the addition of ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN free) and note the towns on its route.

CONCRETE. the following one, the pavement will QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPI.EY A.O.MAODONBLL.O.P.A Jacksonville,Fla.

The mortar for the concrete shouldbe not be monolithic, and will not with QUEEN SMOOTH CAYENNE PER- -

made of cement and sand in the stand frost. NAMBUCO, AND RED SPANISH., The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. Ri;

proportion of one to two, thoroughlymixed The slabs, after the surface is fin-

dry,' and- then with a sufficient ished, are rolled with a toothed brass Apply to Offers to ShippersThe

quantity of water to form a mortar roller, if desired, to within an inch of G. 0. MATTHAMS, Shortest and Quickest Route

which should not run, but should be their edges, along which lines are Florida Pineapple Company, BETWEEN ,

rather dry and stiff. This will, of drawn, or they may be left plain with FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN ..

., course, require much more workingthan I bevelled edges. Orto. THE EAST AND WEST.With .
HADDOCK, & MATTHAMS, Improved Ventilated Can,this com-
the ordinary sloppy mortar. To The pavement should be protectedfrom
is better equipped ever ever to
this mortar the broken stone or gravel, the sun or cold weather until set, West Palm Beach, FlaIMFORMATIOM lianale the Orange and Vegetable Cropland

or a mixture of the two, is added in and should preferably be watered two Insure to all Eastern close connections and Western and Markets.prompt despatch

such proportion as to leave a slight excess -I or three times for the next few days to Through oars to destination with
of mortar over that necessary to promote setting. It should be thor- G O.L out change or dela r.
Worth It's Weight In Perishable freight followed by wire and
fill the voids in the stone. Four oughly cleaned also to stains. ,
partsof prevent For name and address on --i shippers advised time passing various Junction
will With inches inch will tell yon bow to make the best wire fenoeopigetighi and arrival at destination.
stone to each part of cement four concrete, one bull-atronk and celaims
the actual Au> overcharges and loss promptly -
a5 wholesalecot51 wire.kitselman
usually make a rich concrete, and often surface, about eight pounds of cementis Bros. Box>>.Ridge villa, Ind. adjusted. *

more can be used with a mixture of required for each square foot. See that your _goods are markedvia .

stone and gravel or with a graded .... F. C. & P. R. R.
For information call address the
gravel The stone, or gravel should be Over 400 crates of tomatoes were R MONEY MAKER : on or undersigned

sprinkled with water and drained be- shipped from Sanibel Island last Mon C. B. TAYIA1tA ,Trav.A'gt., 0caIa.,Fla. -
IndartrioniLeruAll boat h rand '
-the thrlftj W. B. TUCKER Gen.A .Orlando.Fie r
fore it is added to the' mortar. day. Judging from the present out how to make money from POUUTT 0. M.HOLDEN TraT. A ct.Leesbur.Flaapa '

The mixing should be done upon a look .there will be .a car load sent 100 New pa
water-tight mortar board, the mortar from here every day after the 20th. poultry tor dilea houses el.Sent;mn for remedies ISc.if roc and write recipes now. J Jacksonville:Fla.

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'- Value of Grapes. II CENT-.A-WOBD" COLUMN. FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480'acres T)O WKER'S ANIMAL MEAL. To make hens
Hygienic 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and X> lay and chicks grow. Our little book the
tobacco growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, Egg tells all about 11. E. W. AMSDEN,
The hygienic value of fruits as food RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, Fla. 8.14-tf 9-i9-tf Ormond,Fla.

has never been seriously, generally one week 25 cents; three weeks SO cents. Nothing '

taken for less than 25 cents. NURSERY TREES-I WILL HAVE 20,000 NETTING best for the least
doubted and yet one occasionallyhears goods
of the most varietiesfor WIRE
; Advertisements for this column MUST be pre popular Write for latest price list. E. W.
this fall and winter. Send in
disparaging statement regard- your
a Ormond Fla.
paid. AMSDEN, 9"J9"lf
orders now,and be sure to get what you want.
ing this or: that orchard product, whichis Send no stamps larger than two cents., Pric s and particulars: on application. ,W. K.
invariably accompanied by a solemnity Initials and figures count as one word. Trimble Braidentown, Manatee County, Fla LOUISIANA GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-
12-2 -tf : ) grass for lawns and permanent
of expression that is calculated to FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A Fine Bear pastures. Sets, $1.50 per 1,000, by express; 35
lend weight to the utterance. Dr. Orange Grove-a south side lake fronta NO EQUALS IN THE STATE. SATSUMAtrees rents per hundred,postage pai railroad front, and one mile from town. Also on sweet stock, Hart's Late. Danny Lawtey Fla.MCNEIL .
Dupoury, a French physician, cele- fine. vegetable and strawberry land. Send for Tangerines and Parson Brown, budded low
circulars. Address Postoffice Box No. t3, trained to sticks. Buds 4 to 7 fret high. Lhnltrdalock. PEAS Orange Trees and Buds.
brated his scientific investigationsin
for '1 16 12 Lakeland, Polk Co., Fla. Write now. H. FRIEDLANDER, In- supply of the celebrated McNeil

dietary matters, in an article printedin I ? I HAVE THEM I All the best kinds. terlachen Fla. 10-10-15 Peas. A few Tardiff and Parson Brown trees on
Paris journal considers the hygienic FIGS Cassava. Write for prices.M. good strong sour roots, also a few thousand buds
a j CHESEBRO, Plnmmers,Fla. TREES.-CARNEY. PARSON for sale. Will guarantee satisfaction in every
val' e of fruits. He divides fruits NURSERY Grape Fruit budded low on case. W.H. Mann, Manville, Putnam county 2.
POULTRY YARD.-Established: sour stock,at very reasonable prices. Florida. 9-J
each of which
into five classes, pos- FANCY and eggs for sale. State agent for 6 mos C. GOMPERTS, Lady Lake,Ela. m
sesses a special hygienic valuetheacid Lee's Lice Killer. Circulars free. Local agents A LARGE QUANTITY OP CHI-
wanted. .ALBERT.FRIES, FOR RENT.-AT STANTON, FLA.,A MOD WANTED trees on sour stock, 3 or 4
the sweet, the astringent, the I 9 3''' St. Nicholas 'la.A well-built House of Ten Rooms,which years old. Also some Lemon trees on trifoliata
and the mealy. To the first .including is well plumbed, containing bathroom, closet, stock. State price and particulars.
oily ,
BARGAIN.-Villa Franca Lemons, Hart'sTardiff and all modern conveniences which I desire to 12-5-8 Box 1294,New Orleans,La.
cherries, strawberries, raspberries Orange and Tahiti Limes on Rough let, tor the season, at$25 per month.
Lemon Stocks. WM. Y. DOUGLAS, F. C. BUFFUM Westerly I.
gooseberries, peaches, apples, I 16 3 Dunedin, Fla. OLD RELIABLE BUCKEYE NURSE-
I have still oa hand unsold about
lemons and! oranges, he accords great .'[ 7ANTED.-Cabbaga Plants, thrifty stock. 0,000 IMPROVED NEWNAN STRAW- ten thousand extra-fine trees consisting of Wai'ters
merit. Cherries however, he pro- V V State variety and price per thousand berry Plant-very fine-for sate. 1-23 Grape Fruit ParsonBrown,Tangerine and
it iH.L.CABLE, Drayton Island;Fla. Thomasville,Ga. T. BLACKSHEAR.. other varieties In order to dose out will offer
hibits entirely to those affected with sn me at very low price for next 30 days. Address

neuralgia of the ,stomach. Strawberries FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A new 2OCo &,g WANTBD.-SWBBT ORANGE SEED. AD Tampa. Fla. 12-26-4 M. $. GILLETT.
he.recommendswarmly and Brooder. Address "D," H. FRIEDLANDER,
and raspberries! tf Care of Farmer and Fruit Grower. 1-2-3 Interlachen, Fla. PHOENIX NURSERIES.-A CHOICE SE-
to those of bilious plethoricand Citrus Trees at bottom prices No
SALE.-Prairle State Incubator, io>:egg SALE.-SPLENDID FIVE-YEAR OLD back numbers. Fourteen years in the business.
gouty temperament, and. denies FOR -new-at a bargain. Will exchange for FOR Fruit Seedlings, also Seedbed Seedlings Send for price list before buying.

them to those on whom diabetes is fowls. 2-9-3 J. POWELL Cocoa, Fla. proper that care.-Seminole will increase ten-fold Nursery in, two years with 12-26-12 PH02NIX Braidentown NURSERIES,Fla.,

present or suspected. Of the sweet BEAUTIFUL PLANTS.-Nightblooming Queen Fort Meade, Fla. 1-2-5 V. B. WEBSTER.
; ; California grown Calla Lily SALE.-TWO THOUSAND THRIFTY
considers that of
fruits he plums are Bulbs warranted to bloom this season,aoc,plants ion SAtE-HOME-GROWN CAMPHORSeed FOR Seedlings. One hundred Cherry
special hygienic value, and even a pre- 3oc; Zanzavarina,150; Strobilanthas, 150; Ota- .U fresh from large tree. Also Leonardy Laurel a fine evergreen. A nearly new ioo-egg
heite Orange aoc; California Violets, roc.2-year Pomelo. Tangerine Tardiff. Homossssa, Navel Incubator. A. J. ALDRICH,
vective! in gout and, .particularly, rheu olds,250; Lady Campbell same price; lantana' and Lemon Trees. CYRUS W. BUTLER, 12-26-8 Orlando, Fla.
. matism. To the grape he accords the "Sunnse," isc; Pink Oleander, 150; Carnations, 1-23 St. Petersburg, Fla.
loc; Spotted-leaf Begonia, 150. Hundreds of others. -
very first place. As this is the season RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN BUDS on Rough Lemon Stocks. VINELAND JERSEY the SWEET POTATOES.fine of
Fla SPLENDID past season a crop
for that fruit his remarks thereon are Keuka Lake, Don't Have to wait a lifetimeto these potatoes for hotel and table use, and seed
9 get an income. J. P. DONNELLY.
stock later. For prices write to
especially applicable. He is an ardent CUBAN TOBACCO SEED FOR SALE 1-2-6 Mt. Dora,Florida. Crescent City. Fla. 1-2-3 DAWES..

advocate of what in Europe is called quality, Vuelta Abajo, my importa MAMMOTH LIGHT
i tion. Three dollars pound, twenty cents THOROUGH-BRED
per per
the In this ounce,postpaid. Address, CARLOS NUNEZ Pullets $1.00 to 2 oo. HERD OF FRESH GRADE JERSEYS AND
cure. cure ,
grape grapes Saint Pasco Co., Florida. Plymouth Rock Pallets, f 1.00 each. From prize with young Jersey
for several days form the exclusive ali winners. Mas. GOMPERTS, 1-2-3 D. 1.. PIERSON,
LILY 6 mos Lady Lake, Fla. Summit Nurseries. Monticello, Fla.
ment. The patient commences with CALLA grown,I
large, 20 cents, free by mail. Plantsin 1i
the consumption of hour one to two 8-inch pots for Easter blooming,50 cents.
with increaseto RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN, Keuka, Fla.
pounds daily, a gradual ,

eight or ten pounds. After a few 12,000 Apple Seeds FRENCH CRAB:, THE LAKELAND NURSERIES
days of this diet a marked improvement one pound.:
"of ,
The quality our seed being best, and
in the general health is notice- other. conditions favorable, a big supply ol
stocks may be had for a f ew dollars. Send foi 1-1
able. The appetite improvesthe di- full price list of IMPORTED and Native Fruit; C. M. MARSH Proprietor.

gestion becomes easy and rapid, and for Stocks budding and and Seeds grafting., Manetti Rose and Raffia L .. ,

increased to withstand the
capacity '
fatigue of outdoor exercise is notice- Box P. Germantown, Pennsylvania

able. The grape cure .is particularly Wholesale and Retail Dealer In .

recommended to the anemic dyspeptic Strawberries on Ice.The r

and consumptive, in diseases of the .

liver and in gout.-California Fruit celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrigerators General Stock.
are the universal favorite of Floridf'l'f'iWAI"A. Nursery

Grower. .. .
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ence. Give good service for good fruit.
Benjamin Gates of the
Shaker colony, was in Kissimmee Starke, Florida. t

cently with a lot of handsome pine-

apples. He says that the Shakers are +THOSE WHO CONTEMPLATE+ Orange lemon lime and GrapefrUit Trees J

with the result of their '
pleased year's Planting Melons, either for market or homeuse ,
work and that as soon as buildingsshall should buy their seed of me. I hAve all variet'es -
,and to those purchasing of me I furnish i
be ready for them a large num- full directions for growing,giving each purchaser We Make a Specialty of !
;the benefit of my fifteen years in Melon Growing.
ber of their society will move to Flor- I Monticello,P1*. W. M. GIRARDEAU. SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES.

ida from Mt. Lebanon, N. Y. SEED POTATOES.-Earliest and ,

2nd most productive kinds for the South; I
The two railroad companies that do New Thorburn
Queen. Early Hebron, SEE OUR LIST BELO ,
business in Gainesville report the receipt Early Norther, Burpee's Extra Early. tOur
Prices very low.Free pamphlet. intentions are to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees, It fine trees and bed- ;; i
of an enormous amount of 'Crop p JNo. C. PEnCE & Co. rock prices will do it. We have twenty five varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour.
freight for the merchants of Gaines- 430 W. Main St. Louisville Ky. Grapefruit, Sweet and Rough Lemon Seedling Roots,as follows : {

ville during the past few weeks. To CITRUS NURSERY TREES. ORANGES. ,.
from businesswas '
judge freight receipts 'All the leading varieties at Lowest Prices, Car- Dancy Tangerine Eureka( ) }
never in a more prosperous condition ney Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet Paper Satsuma (seedless .Belair
Rind St. Michael,Pierces' Ruby, Jaffa, Pineapple
in this city than at the present Majorca, Cunningham, Homosassa and King.Mandarin. 1

time.-Gainesville Sun. I Hart's Late Pernambuco, ImprovedTriumph., King Tangerine. 4
Walters Everett and Marsh's Seedless Grape Kumquats (oblong and round). Marsh
beans for the Fruit, Satsuma, Tangerine and King All fine RubyBlood.
Shipments snap one year old buds, on four and five year old Joppa Late, (Seedless) : (
week ending January 2d, 918 bushel Rough Lemon, Grape Fruit and Sour stock, Will Pineapple. Halls. 'i
bud dormant on contract to any varieties parties Valencia Late.
crates; amount previously shipped may desire. Fine Kumquat Budwood for sale. Parson Brown,
2457 crates. Total shipments to Correspondence solicited. Address C. W. Fox, St. Michael Blood, (paper rind) Tahiti (M."H)
Villa Lake Nurseries, Frultland Park Lake (Sanford's): i.Jaft i.,
to date 3,375 crates. Total shipmentsof Co., Fla. Hart .TardltrSanfOrd'8)). :f _' .
fish to date 186 barrels. The week Centennial. ..' Ja
FRUIT TREES, VINES, Boone's Early.Mediterranean. \:
closed with heavy shipments of beansto ,PLANTS and, NUT TREES.. Sweets, (Sanford's.)

New Orleans, and we expect to seea
For Southern Gar- For descriptive catalogue and price-list f
Orchards: apply
renewal of shipments the coming dens and Groves. No agents. -.. ..

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City of Birmingham............ .... .... .... .............,,............... ..Saturday,Jan. 2 :.
L&GrandeDuchesse.....................................::.....;?...................Tuesdav, Jan. 5 J/
City of Augusta.................................... *,.........:................. Thursday fan. ; ..,
Kansas City.................... .................... ......................... ....Saturday Jan.9
Cltj of Birmingham................................ .. ......................... Tuesday Jan. 12 ._ t1' Q'1
lift Grande Dnehesae ...................................... .....,..............Thursday, JaDe 14 ,
City of Auf usta............. ......................... .... ..................... SaturdaY.'DI16 2 'C4 'ef
Kansas City! .......... ............ ................. ... ........."t... Tuesday]an. 19 ?
City Birmingham...... .... ..................................................Thursday tansy o4 ''1
4 ., La.GrandeDuchesse. ........... .... ................ ... ..................... Saturday .
..... .\ .... ... ........................ ................ Tuesday,] 26
X.IleasCltjoats............................................... .-. .................Thursday JaDe 28 ; 14
City of Birmingham..... ... ............. .................."...................SaturdayJan.30
G.M.SORRKU. Manager, New Pier No.35,North River.


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k Chattahoochee................... ... .....................-........................Monday Jan.4 t
Tallahassee.......................................................................Thursday,Jan 7 i flnttt CvMne'and Service., No Trantfer Between Jacksonville and Yew York. .
eooehee ........:................................. .. ........ ...............Wednesday, J'D. 13 .
Chattahoochee..<...............................................J.! ................Saturday,Jan. 16 The Flegjt is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
Tallahassee.... ...................... ............................-...................Tuesday, an. 19 .
Xacooehee......................................................... ................Monday,JaDe 2S; Comanehe! (Dew)] "ilpiph" Iroquois" Cherokee "Seninoli1'
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ChattahooeheeRICHARDSON & BARNARD,Agents, lewis's. Wharf. -.'""


Pier Delaware ATenne.-3:P.M.
-' STXAXKK: '1i. Steamers are appointed to sail according: to'the tide.

: Gate City....................... .............. ................................... .Tuesday Jan.5 From JACKSOIflllE,FLA., (calling at Charleston),..... ........Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursday
}? City of Macon .. ..................................................................Sunday, Jan:to h.
FAti' Gate Clt1'.................................... ... .....'..........-.....................Friday.Jan: 15 arom CKARLESTOI, S. C., ......................."...... ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.For .
City of Maeon...................................................,...............Wednesday,!Jsn. 20 hours of tailing:see"Clyde Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers .
: Gate Ity................................................... .............. ... ..... Monday Jan,?5
ICof..COD.................................. .. .. ... .... 1-:... .. .......Saturday Jan.30 SOUTH BOUND. --*
= .. M. C. HAMMOND Agent 13 South Third,Street. "
Steamers are. appointed to sail from Pier 29 East River.New York at 3 p.m., as follows:

Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as;below ForCIIAILETOI. S. C., ......!....................................Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays
For JACKSOIIILIE (calling at Charleston) .................Mondays, Wednesdays and
City of Augusta......Saturday,Tan. _,5 30 p. m. La Gr'de Du4efse..Tnesdey;Jan. 19.5 30 p m. FLAlt Fridays
Kansas City .......Tuesday, an.5, 7.00 p.m. City of AugnstL..Thursday: Jan. 2f,6 oo p.m.
City of Birin:Ih'm....Ths'day,Jan. 7,9 30 a.m. Kansas city..:.......Saturday Jan.23. 7 oo p.m.
La GrMe Ducnesse..Saturday Jan.- 9.11.00a.m. City of i irm'gb'm..Tuesday,Jan. i6, U oo noon* CuVtjE ST. Jotttts tIVEt IttE
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City or Aupst& .Tuesday. an. 12.1.00 p.m. '
Kansas Cil,........ Thursday Jan. .300 p. m. 'I'Gr'de e D uc.esse.. ..Tuleda y,Jan.a8,a 30 p. m.
City of Blrm'h'm.. Saturday, ap II; 4.30 p. m. City of Augusta....Sat & y.Jan.30 4 30 p. m. *- ',' DE DARY'LIME.Jacksonville .

SAVANNAH TO BOSON. Paiatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate

Central ((90 Meridian) Tlm below. Landings on. the St. Johns Itiver. "It" .
Tallahassee............Priday J.n.I.4 30 p. Nacoochee: ..........Tuesday J.n.19.E 30 p.m
L Nacoochee.......... Thursday,Jan.7,7.00 p. Chattahoochee.,.......Friday. Jan. 7:.7 oo p.m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer .
ChatUhoochee.........Sunday, aD. Io,900 a.ID'I TaUahassee..Dtondav Jan. 25, 1000 p. m. "CI Y OF JACKS9NVILLB ,"
Tallahassee......Wednesday, Jan. 13, a oo p. Nacoochee.........Sunday Jan.31.5 oo a.m. -.. 1 : CAPT. W A. SHAW, ,. '.

Is appointed to sail foQows:** .
Central (90 Meridian) Time-as below. Leave Jacksonville .. ,.....................*........fs\. Sundays,Tuesdays and Friday at 340 p. m.
City of lICOJI.........Tuaday Jan.5,7.00 p. tt I Gate City.........Wednesday. Jan 20,7.00 p.m. Returning Leave Sanford.......................Mondays, Wednesdays Saturdays 9 00 a. m.
Gate City?.......'....Sunday, Jan. jo,9 oo a. m. I I City of Macon..Monday, Jan. 2S, n.oo a. m.
City of Macon ......Friday Jan. 15, 4.00 p. m. | Gate City...... ..Saturday Jan.30.4.30. p. m. SOUTHBOUND. SCHRDULH lORTJlBOUND-:
WALTER HAWKINS Fla.P.A.,' W. J..FARRELL,Sol. Agt., Read Down. _Read Up.
.. Jacksonville, Florida. Leave 3 JO p; m. ........................J.cksoDvWe ............ ... ...... Arrive 3-301.m.
W.h B.ARNOLD,G.T. P.A., C.G.ANDERSON AGENT. 5.45p. m. ...................... ...Palatka.................... .....I Leave 9.00.m.
Savannah Ga II 3.00 a. m. .............................Altor............................ II 4.00 P. m.
u 4-30 a. m. .............._............. st. PraDds......................... It 2.30p.
W. A. BODRB. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. B UU. ..................:. .......................... Beresford ............_......... II 1.3OP.m.m.
Arrive 8.30 a. m. .................... ....Sanford.........._...._._ .... .. 9.ooa.
\- .. 9-2S a. m. .................... .... Rnterprise................. ...... II
........... .... ......................50. Fla.R. R. Wharf................... It 11.00 9.30a.m.a. m.

General Passenger and Tioket 01loe. 204 West Bar St., aoksonville

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers A. J. COLE Gen.Pasrenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York. .
H. H. CLYDE Awistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowing Green New York. .
O. KOEH, Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York. .
811 WEST BA 7 MT.. 3AOHSONVIZJ PLA.NJi 1"". H. IRONMONGER Jr.. Florida Passenger Agent. o4 West Bay St..Jackaon.iUe. Pta. ..
JOHN L. HOWARD Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan street: ,Jacksonville,Fla '
f J. A. LESLIE Superintendent,foot Hogan loDTiUe. Pete. -

'We Handle Only the Beat and Moat Reliable Seeds A Oomple Stock of I
WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents, ,.

Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal 11 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia 5 Bowling Green New 'York. .

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


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Stir Brand Fertilizers l MURIATE OF POTASH .Q-Farmers and Trackers are requested to send for tny price-list of Field and Garden Seed *

1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oatsi73 cents per_bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne as cents per
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Orange 'FEKTHJZE&Tre ud Vegetable r KAINIT Etc P. F. WILSON, SEEDSMAN! .;

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The, Power is with- the People. that' the' editors of The Southern Ru- The Death of Antonio Maceo.\ would like to know the name of the Af-'n

ralist ,have "been critical regard to he assassination of Antonio Maceo explorer, the name of the exchange '
'" Ex-president Harrison said'recentlYl evils of n in ; the full the
legislation non-legislation paper, name of man Jacksonand
the the Cuban patriots in the
before a meeting of tne NationalCongress the' which it is but because his
State in published postoffice address, and the Georgia -
of the.islandof
part Cuba causes
f they are satisfied that only by keep yrestern universal mourning by all sympathizers, of farmer8''wli(}. have $18,000; to burn.
: 'If there are abuses of any kind in leg ing these'evils before the public that in and has Southern Ruralist. .
Cuban patriots, already -
islation or in the business of the time the oppressed people'wou1d select ; .. r; .
country, : -, -
a sympathetic! action that bodes y ; *+ >> ) | f*'=' ::'
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'let us fix,the public eye upon,them untilwe .law-makers that would. render.them jus- ', t >.*| f' **- i ** 1'1 rt} ftv i
oodfor-.th0Spanish cause. :. j
? .Better-Times'Ahead".4 1
': have exposed the evil, and ,then! we tice. jk
", can trust the country to make It.nght.. The Ruralist,seeks, .J ot. to array class .4, .e T\q' Times&: ar& better, becauo .there
It is mischievous to denounce classes,and against class section against section, corporations Rattier F( hy. is an Advance in the price of wheat
< cornand'catxle
this thing and that. If there are'trusts, against the people nor the people better'because '
They are themanufactories
.'let us know it, and bring againstcorporatione. Corporations The Florida Agricultorlst copies from that have been shut down,
bear upon them, and court decrees are necessary,to the development of the an" exchange" which reports an interview'witlia from.two. to six and;ttirelcainoiithsarJ.
bear,.upon ,them;' and then the'have'ac- country Deriving chartered rights from man ;named;Jackson. "Uvv starting, up and consumers are getting;:them 4
: complished something. If amap; wjll the, government, they should be held ing near)\ tih: \ i. 'some two years ans,to purchase the products of the
t make it- fthe Am'ericaK amenable the of the before met an African explorer "
plain to. people( 'to tights people by land, :; ., *
f;' that! he is oppressed, that .he is not get the government that creates them. him some cotton seed that would produce ? '
'" .ting $'righte, thenn undertake say I Legislatures business; the four times as much cotton as the staple The past three years of depression have
1. to yoCttiai: the American pwple will bo creatures; pri awlneaisers. article; provided was grown on very more than ever impressed thinking people
on hiirsirje against 1 whatever may oppress or transportation'fcompanies'',or any trust poor land. The man Jackson was directed with the fact of the inseparablenessof
him. :)1 thought is;if yon think there of any class. They are created to'protect by the New Orleans Cotton Exchange the farming, the manufacturing,and
t!. ale wrongs and grievances in the business .every class and condition in the legiti- to ship his entire crop of seed accumulated mining interests of the country. If one
.: ""' ;. oondltion' legislation, hunt them-out qiale pursuit of life, liberty and happiness from this sample, at ',Lid own price, ;suffers-all suffer; If one ''prospers/all
: .. ..and specify: them, hold "them :op to the and when any trust, corporation or which was $500 a hundred pounds; 'prosper. We are rejoiced to see the p'i-
\\tL. public judgment, and have faith in your class,controls legislation the disadvantage Georgia farmers hearing of the Ex? tisah joiirnals of the'defeated party urging.their -
'fell'WHms i.'jtfoij,3 eay;to you that thgoitiapeoplean t of the people Is the work'of,the in- change offer bio. $18,000 for the. entire; readers,to drop the issues of the!
i.. M body:; ,overwhelming J d >en int presto holdup to,public1ieithplacts lot of seed iii order to 'destroy it, as they campaign, gIve full support to the3< new
[.', tnal rity/are m favor always of JUS-- so plainly that'the creators flaw feared such prolific cotton would destroy administration on whom should] rest the
,tice and lalrnesfl, an if you makethe ap-, makers-will make them. do justly or the business. But the man, Jackson, 18. full jesponsibility of a'chan 1 >rfe'for he bet.terunhindered .
z e.peal to-them; they,will respond.'*.' take from them the power with which not inclined to have the seed destroyed. byjjppositipri or 'agitation
r ,It is not with any degree,:of pleasure they have been entrusted.-Ruralist. Before placing reliance on the story we for the present, of buried issues
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