Florida farmer & fruit grower

Material Information

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:
February 27, 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
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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Preceded by:
Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by:
Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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:;,'to ,;..**--jJ CbAt." !W.iadis: artaa Bulne'lK&nager.J & =- JACKSONVILLE_ FLORIDA..,;, FEBRUARY. '27, 1897. Whole Xo. .1464. .. fe1.. X-.. .BJ.0<<',g. .

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= i'ii i ii '" ki The- _..Lar. 'est :Fruit, Growers-, FRUIT,, TREES. 'FOR. FLORIDA.. .

1 Ii REST I Enow::the' Best Varieties and. the Plums- (over'30'varieties, Wickson, : Hale, White .TVOTJW?, -- ,'
kinds). Peaches,(Sneed,Triumph,Huber,over)varieties). Pears. Kski Nuts; ,
,;gLi4 rL :BE.SJFJltEES! TO I P IQJF. I Grapes,Oranges,Lemons Pomelos, Kumquats,Roses.fetc. -

E51r 1 E5'' Over r300 Varieties of Fruits and OrD ment&Is.i' ass
'I '- We 'shipped more peaches from our own orchards this :13 .
," 7-': e season:than,all J other growers in this section combined .
it"; l IGhT and made,big'IONEY at it.. .
dUR8RRMRN ; Satsuma on Trifoliata Hardy Orange on HardrW.; -r. "

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, ,:* ; .. A' handsome,85-page Catalogue f 189&-97,with over' 60.engravings: &Hreg'-* "
::1t: r : ; A1jt WHO>> IRK FRUIT GROWERS : adaptability varieties to sections, with accurate descriptions recent e ei>, '
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.i : ,.Persimmon, Citrus ,Fruits, Grapes, :- ,

B. ; t:'- t Nuts,,,Ornamentals, :Roses, Etc., Etc., ,:Etc. '- 15 Investigationlinto the. Requirements of.Florida Orchar'-<.... ,

,' .." ,\ .88(8( 'Y..ietiee. MILLION and a halltrees Over 300 acres,.' i ears.+ 5 ,{ Experience and Ezperimehting Growing Florida Fruits.Eitensivejpropagation ..
'' ofiTrew for Florida Planting,
" j. Wo BETTER stock to select from. Noneso.LABGE. ,
: -: New-Catalogue. with over B0-Illustrations, 28''New Photographic Views,:Free on
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i '.GEDJEING EROS Co. Inc. Macclenny. 0.L.TABEB;President. 4
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.. :-vil: '. ::Dwarf;Champion A, per Ib. 1.75, u American Wonder pet bu. 4.00 For Best Seeds at Lowest Prices write for my List for 1837. a
.'I';.SquashV ,., -. .' ,.per lb. 40 Turnip Seed. . per I". 30'CucumberVi ,
r .- '? -. per lb. 40 .Corn, field varieties per.bu., 1.60 The Largest: Stock i in the State, and every seed"w, Crop;'
c .. < Beans.:Valentine&Refugee bt-- 2.90 Sugar, varieties jbu. -' 2.25
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i' only the of Seed
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d. All Seeds growers in United States and Europe. Lan/Jreth,, Ely, etc. -

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The CDiitttaakee-FlofIda ,Of aoge Co. .

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'' cp. Offers to the public this seam the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experience SATSUMA, TANGERINES, PARSON, BROWN, ETC, MO.""
'-. of thirteen consecutive years. The stock is large and includes the following widely ,
known and thoroughly approved varieties, via Satsuma, Mandarin, Parson Brown, f-fr-f BUDDING WOOD .
,,3 .i Boone's Early. and Centennial. .Jaffa,Majorca,Ruby Blood,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless .f-.f..t +
: ,Pineapple, Homosaua,and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seedless .
{ Trifoliata Stock (One Two and Three Years Pears Peaches
; ,) Plums,. Figs,
) Grapefruit. Seedless:Villa Franca Lemon:(matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior f
to the round). ,Budwood at all times. Prices reasonable '''Prompt attention to cor- '. Camellias Imported Plants, Fine Budded Roses, Etc..
g .respondents., Address all communications and make,all remittances payable'toitUisraukee
r The Best'o Stock. Proper Treatment. Low Prices.
Florida Co. ,
Orange ,

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... Plums Delicious Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months., _

t one.two and. .three years old. ,All stock:olean'and healthy. Send for interesting Wa PRODUCE and
receive and
k "IF H11.1D car load or mUer lots, _
: catalogue.
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.,9, t # ,etfttree upon apple UoL Address' COQ Q plett ,,
'No. 611.liberty Street PITT8BUBOH;Penn'a.

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t *crptive! CATALOGUE,
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{ :' ,OrrA This Beason'a'Importatlon from Cuba.- Packet 15 cents, half It contains everything .
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SbwIifriiS'O I 8t; PTo up.1arciencejNatnre.Incention gree-tr nsforme .:in'.the'soil' 'into.:forms i compounds. -

.' 'fib*. celebrated T.:'&;T.;Strawberry Kefrigwaters ,not soluble in soil waters.. These,' l latter, however, though not
The two least abundantand; therefore readily dissolved by soil wafer,are chem
iinlveeeal' "Floridagrowers. -
: we the favorite of __
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'" '" "- 0- most'unportantjinineral soil constituents ically soluble and thus, available the
after-years. of"expert- Botany Electricity
; NEWS : .HEAL H ;tire phospborid"add andpofashrand"theqare crop The solvent secreted by the roots
... dive Chemistry-Medicine *
ll < good service. for goad frail:; ,
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; hygiene thEHnlypne for;,which crops must is the most active agent in effecting this
g? j r'i' '" E" ;" .: Y'lOIUS" FormorlyBOTOUOURNAL} Q$ ) >f CIE IISTRY' chiefly depend otf' 'artificial supply. result, and therefore it is clear that'the

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9 AND-.IMPROVED. \would naturally, unite i toform phosphate potent factor in rendering soil ingredients
':2 : ; ;; FBINCH; Casa; Contains a Urge number: of Short Easy,Practical of ,
1-2' CaAJlA" ; and articles potashThis' is:a 'very soluble-. substance available as plant foot. An equally important _
,Interesting Popular, Scientific
k .... ,OfroVbf"", in one pound that can appreciated, and enjoyed by any intelligent and were ,nothing to interfere.,.by fact-is the truth that this same
ijb The d.:favorable our;seed,'a being.big supply best S and offtoefc .reader, even"' though, he knew little or changing .character it would 1m,rap' prbperty is indirectly-responsible for the

t.. *BMf be bad fora few dollars.;.:Send for ,of Science,, idlY'dissolved in the .soil water and be conservation in the soil of the mineral
,fall frtee: list of IMPORTED,, and:Native Fruit PROFUSELY MIGRATED d washed away: fqster than it>, 5uld< betaken food ingredients till required by the crop
; dteeic and Seeds,: Manetti. Boseand'Baf1a,. the thus these Instead of in the
'.l' ,, ,for budding and grafting. ,0- up by '.plant; and passing away percolating -
.. .". v"1 mOltUDmU1I:*SONSfP. FREE FROM, TECHNICALITIES.Newsdealers indispensable plant nutrients would be water, the most imprtant.ofwhich
.; .,. '"-. ;'Germ&ato-tni,-PennaylvauipF. lost to the crop. Nature has, provided, potash, exists in quantities hardly equal'to
'" 10 enfs. $t*per Year. however,That_ they undergo- a-re-combination ,even'the prlsent demand."--Southern-

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:largest Circulation of:any -

..: 1" 0 i Scientific PUBLISHED Paper BY in,,the Wo>\tld. 15OOO UDDEO TREES ,

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BENJT. LIIiLAJtD, Net Tor'k. All the choicest varieties of citrus fruit on sour or wild lemon '

liHtf Late' Than_ Jcvsr' h Florida's Fast Freigh.t roots,. grown: on, high;. loose, scrub hickory and spruce ridge land,
;1 ', ,r ;The farmer who begins using"Page'fence; now, 1 Is Also strawberry plants,of newest.varieties, and> full line of tropical
ten behind those' who started. out with us. But
,; ,he wUlgwirnolhing year$ y waking.. He or his neighbors The Florida Central and Peninsular and semitropical; fruit and ornamental! l trees, and flowering plants:' .
; have tried they substitutes' and found them wanting. Railroad Company in connection with -. Catalogue l "
LetJilmiWff. adopt",the 'stan ar('Jf the leading the Southern Railway and Pennsylvania '' on application. : .
'railroadSr an 4 settle the question for good. "
Railroad have fast
inaugurated .freight
,' "P18E-WOVEN- .. ..WIRE FENCE. ) CO.,Adrian.llcb.' ; line,'whIch is known*'.as "Florida's'Fast a JOHN ;B.BEACH Indian. River Nurseries
u .' ,;.._ .,' -.:. Freight." This special train has been ,
c- .e-' arranged purposely to transport carefully (Established ) .

;: ff.o and speedily the. perishable products of WEST PALM BEACH FLA.
Ct,GRG AY. Florida, via all rail to the markets of the r ......
SEEDv East.The schedule as arranged ,willbecome ... L ", . J

cgTa > effective' when vegetables are _.. <40 0 _
t:!' ready for .shipment, presumbly about eeE 33 ) -
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f March 1st. The.schedule' is ag'iollowsT'ave ; ;, ,
;J 3e ;* I Tampa 8 p. m.,Yiilee 10CO: a. m.,, --
f Savannah 5 p. m., Columbia, 5 a.. m., s WEWILL5ENDYOU A YEAR'S. 0

: 7 L.'hands TbK 01 hook all' who should wish be to in be,sue--tho 'Charlotte.10:28 :a. m., Alexandria, ,.Va:, = -.:! t .,It .I- ':& .! RFWoffiaiI's SUBSCRIPTION TO ,
x, : ,,"'J ''cessini pIa nUng., It is a safe 6:85 a. m. Arrive Washington 7:3Q a. m., ? ,
., we > right seeds and. right, Baltimore 0:25: a. m., Philadelphia 1:55
.:-,method&It:with,'makes you acquainted p., !:m., New York 6 p. m. .

: .<'.'rJr'0rs. Seeds The. Dissolving> .Power i I.of Roots. l Rome Compallioll

--1 the'purity:and reliability' The intelligent farmer and fruit grow
*g' which are Known to all successful .
\ .1. er not only wants to know that ertain'
: planters. Gregory's Heed I m" SEE OUR OFFER BELOW
k catalogue is sent free of charge causes--produce certain results, but will M

r 9 to"'J..J.anyone H. anywhere.GREGORY:x'BON.. _, inquire why those effects proceed from 'ar This popular! ladies: journal\ now In its twenty-fourth year, Is as readable a&J!

:. : -Marblehead,Msg. the cause. Nature has made wonderful !attractive., as the best writers and artists, can make It. During 1897
li : :.. O' provision for the sustenance and contin 6)ffi it will be an unsurpassed treat In periodical literature.
10., uance of animal and vegetable life, and

the scientist is every year discovering its FULL OF BEAUTIFUL PICTURES. t MANY EXCELLENT 'StORIES.
i- .: .'... secrets and making application of them. ffiffi -, .

The provision made by nature for mak- ffift The Woman's Home Companion has no' equal in the excellence of its .
y ing available plant food unavailable l'' special .departments devoted] to Fashions< Fancy Work, Housekeeping, Floriculture
i a ,, When"you's" condition that it may not be lost by Talks with Girls, Mothers' Chat, Home Adornment, Children, etc.'
q washing away'or ,by :evaporation, is an m Articles, of general interest by thoughtful and experienced writers are
;- plant seeds, planti interesting study, and the, power of',the ftft features of every issue. Goes into over: a quarter of a million homes..

roots of plants to change this reversion ftft .
; i again! : into ,an available condition for ftft ftft ABLY EDITED BY NOTEDVRITERS..

t 2IEPR'' their use is proof design and evidenceof ftft LILIAN B LL'S hosts of admirers will be pleased
a designer. It has long been known ftft that the most brilliant work of this
that must obtain. their in: m renowned autbor will thQ Woman's Home t
plants food
t Aly ;'the 'best. IA aliquid Companion throughout the year. Besides several
-Y5. form but their of
power dissolving m ,;* sturle* of remarkable power,phe will contribute a
? "'0 For sue etreryrrhera, it, or making it available' .>>I was not so generally tn' nunt+termherwtttyartieleson"TbeNewWoman"e ; (\
cO. known. .. unIt other timely topics
'D.IL'f RRY,. .,
y / m& MRS. AlARY J. HOLMES Is of America's
H, E. in Farm News thus .
Stockbridge, "A
greatest noYel-wrltere Her late t.-nnd best-a
: describes. the process, and its perusal ftft ftft X V charming loveS1oryPaul Ralston," will l1ppear
t bd should make every tiller of the ground. ftft darin? the year. When this story is published In
more interested in his calling: ftft 41 book form It alone will sell for$1.50 a copy.
ftft JULIA MAGRUDER,one of the most popular fiction
"The roots of, plants, howevei tareen- : of the day, has Just completed story
dowed with the power dissolving their ftft tt which will appear during the year. Price of this
: own food when not otherwise available. -story in book form will be SL50( a copy.
t : ftft Y;' CREDCRlCk' R. BURTON and W. 0. STODDARD
fjiIKyqiii; The roots possess the property of secret- ; r:contribute fascinating serials,to the Boys' and
ing an organic acid which being exuded' f OIrl$' Department, which will be otherwise en
from the growing tissue comes in contact rlched by new and pleasing features.
: BEST and, CHEAPEST..._ with the insoluble, ingredients of tb
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s 'Ostslogne-and fall tnttisa on Bprtrlnf frniipad soil and solvent :f --t; .: A splendid program of great variety has been
surrounding acts as a on addition
fortbeyearincludingtn to the
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Tecettbl*crops nulled tree. AddreM, I .. prepared
; the same: much as the gastric juice' of W + above;the best work of such noted authors as
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: animals acts on the food in their stomachs ?.
'I ; rendering the food constituents soluble -" ftft Octave ThaneU > Harriet Prescott'Spofford.; Cora Stuart Wheeler. -t,;.
_: .,t; '" J .Josiah Allen's Wife O.ple Read, William Q. Frost, Ph.D., .
and reducing to solution .so that it.]
:.'J"E.3 > ; M.: :Goodall! of Sanford< is.readily, taken up and entering the' ftft ftft Ella HIgginjon, Robert C.Y. Meyers, Stanley Waterloo.

'. ; :Me:,. 'some little' time: :ago had ten plant t through the same roots is assimilated i; ft Hezeklah Butterworth., Sophie Swett Will N. lfarben;etc.,etc.

) :2 '.acrM of:'his i _land:::j jusfnorth ,of.T tug. and becomes the new tissue in the I ;ftft Each number the Companion Is profusely illnstrated with exquisite drawings _.
z. planted out in sugar cane. He growth and development of the crop. '1" In short, it has the best,writers and most beautiful pictures money can buy. It;,
,. rs The :practical( bearingof: this factlies' t gives.on an average 28 pages, size 11 b.l&.lnc.bell, each Issue, printed on fine paper ""
that it has done so 'well that hepliinf illustrated cover. It is an unrivaled
"; : : : and put a handsomely blghclamag-
: in ,the fact that the most im- '
eutanother U azlne of general,and home literature. A specimen copy sent free to any address;, .
wm ten
'; .: : : ,acres. Mr. pottant"nutritive ingredients of the '

Y.a: &:Goodall is abtsut't4'have,:a:, sugar-mill soil exist very largely in combU} SPECIAL 2-FOR-1'; OFFER. ,. *
cted-and"syrti wi-11 be made nations not'otherwise sufficiently solubleto
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t. i By a special arrangement we are enabled to offer one year's subscription to Ladle HQIH'
the enH is"scasoa., 'The plantation meet the demands of the crop during Companion absolutely free. to' any ono who will, send.-us TWO DOLLARS' for. the Farmcrand. .
.... the of rapid growth. The importance Frni&o-G rower one '::
1 season year. '"
is :UIRIC'I".tnc'; ervisioa of :Mr..,Arthur of this condition is still further t To accommodate our readers who have neither the time nor inclination to(takeadv et.
'> ,"' T.; .'Feaster; *:"tI1ii 'J>1&ce. Jn- otheabove offer,we wtiaccept orders for_ ,subscriptions Ladies". peaion .a*
." enhanced by,the fact that even materials ,' i_ e
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up-to tbat :time. Within five. years scattered broadcast.. I fear it i

: ; r _. ,-.; 10'!!,>TH. WHITBFLY..,. ,- ; more:another: 25 per cent will go. ,develop, itself i in many'. 'qu ;
"' ". : ... "r'- Thiswillleave,45; per cent of our season. ,

; '.... 'lIow-'s.nWci-..... .'..,- ,-: Oope W1tJiIt'1.. former:orange,capacity in the hands The white fly made ,its : :
.: :. Hi_ rF..rm, ":andPiatt.Growerl. of our and '
'i. most energetic wealthy on my place two years before I l ,r
':. ... ;When last at'Fruitland: ,recently; I growers' who'will be:able to successfully heard of such insect. ,_and J
"celled: to,see the:orange;,trees belongiDgJ9 combat the white fly. The day heroic application oT sulpher

.: ; : '; Allen of that place which, for a;man'who is not a, capitalist! to bea it gradually! disappeared, and

,; were::saved: .by;fire: from' the -destrucVtiye"freeze = -successful orange grower in Florida the freeze of '95 came, it'had

_, ? of"1895. 'Ybat'Wasny re- has passed. We may talk about laws for become extinct. I have'seen, ;
':. 2 egret tofind; _.that Mr.: ,Allen: had 'preeryedTrom'destructiotfa. enforcing ality etc. It is all stuff. it since the freeze,. '
; .-_l great: curse, It is an irrevocable feature of nature If i it was thonght that to
i> "i the' }tejrible 1 .'White, fir .The. : leaves 'that the "greater lights" are made to Allen's trees would stop' its, ;

', t ;were..covered;withthe} eggs as 'well as rule. "L.- :MONTGOMERY.Micahopy that, section, I would willingly ; !
'"-" with smut= It'as' generally believed of two thousand
Fla.A ., one-or
J that in. thisnorthem'district.this' greatpesthad one dollar to,try the experiment.. ,
: been .completely destroyed.
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..'\ ? 'But:here J(a centre from,'which it will:! "f Farmer and Frult-Grcwer: "Number Nine '.Ormond- ;z
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" -:', -'Be-prppagated t too. curse the 'county In',reply to yours of the willsay
.' ,*:unless>Ups', be' taken to utterly des- I do not think the purchase and THE-STATE SHOULD ACT. ;

.[, 'troy:iitV i J; ; think these; trees shouldbe destruction;,of'Mr. Allen's trees would- Editor'Farmer.and Fruit Grower.

.' J? baiightfrontMr..Allei: : td burned save the State from the white fly,'as it The white f flies'are,in my

,. -jtonce.' Not only: are those groves has made its appearance Micanopj, the severest enemy the orange
immediately .fn, ;the neighborhoodJneBftcedj ""island Grove :and Citra. But,if:you in ,this State have to, combat.
can tjie growers who, have this destructive, its effect
but: hey)will"spread! as we rouse more i
,;j vall knowall:: over the;country. ., pest td at once take off ,all leaves that to'keep from spreading between :

;:.. .: -: Cannot'spme'moyement be made at' have the pupa on, you will confer a ent groves, and ,harder-
'once to.exterminate this'pest- ? great blessing on the State. The fly than any or.all of the'other' ;

tea 'Mr.;Allen saved ;about,,fifty: ,of' his is in .the'pupa state now, and can .be, I have yet had to deal with. J i

'pidrtrees, large;seedling trees. They easily seen on the under side of the judgment, ought by all means

..' -' 'i 'ar., -a', insects leaves of la fall's growth, and all that destroyed in: this tate at any

.t-,<- -- :Mi i S.:MOREMEN.= is,necessary to do ,is_ to remove. these' while only a small'area is Jnfest

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:Yours:of thei8th;: just,to, hand. If ;: :;, :i":1; t t --- _
the gentlemanwho 'has 'white. ",'. ', y -
: flyon .
his"orange trees will,sell them. ata reasonable r> !

k :price, and then_take down and '. -, 'com'i

:destroy" ll-'cape ,j jessamine. ,and; Ijox- f

,wood shrubbery} about ,his place, it .
;would'be. decidedly ;the' :Cheapest in, ; '

Xestment his neighbors could make to '

.buy his, trees. and burn them .
Marsh Seedless Pomelo. :
once.: _
I''am of the that I have donemorework : :
: .than. er''t leaves; and as the.trees are still small, I:would gladly co- perate
any and it is only the,I late summer and fall movement, public,or private, to
State to the legislature to enacta
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leaves that:are infested, it, is not so this to pass.It is .
'l to
'rto require. a:man destroy any '
'X on his i own place that would much of.a task as might at_first seem. alarming extent on the ,sprouts
pest prove None off the wood need be .removed, have come up at Gainesville .
injurious: his neighbors. .But ;
: my
as neither nor is found on the freeze. Legislativeaction ought
egg pupa
;experience in life i is ,that a ,man can
{' wood. This work must be done at hard this spring Tallahassee to
deperid"ou.nothing with certainty
except for' few'warm will it in the of Board 'of
once, a days cause power a
;,. that.which he can do himself. 11gave'
themto lo.h tch.. I have culturists to this
four to the,study of whitetly' ;; begin a crew destroy enemy.
< years of men doing this ':work tow in the expense of the Stat -
\ and antidotes with results that satisfy

groves I have ,charge ,of. I have Citra Fla. CHAS. W. '
me that I can,have groves again ..
iregardless: ; of white fly. learned from experience that it is --.....lThe .

: j., #:]Wfe; have: one ,place near here on cheaper to prevent ; their hatching- Pomelo as a Standard :

u ,.which;the fly was kept over on a few removing to them,leaves, in this way,' than Eight or nine years 'ago the,
"'\shrubs around the,,yard fence. This destroy by spraying fruit,or shaddock was
' t .a: bo.:-at':pVclock: l 1 sprayed the underside Citra Fla.'THOROUGH outcast among fruits in this ;

of.leaf.No.:1: .with"Montgomery's'x some of the old Cracker groves ;

'x -"' White Fly Insecticide;' It is too early SPRAYING DOES, THE WORK. trees were planted about the

Yet(for the:'pupa>to-show 1 the effect,but Editor Farmer and FroU-Growen for shade or ornamental

: \keep-the jeaf'a' 'few'days and you will 'Your favor of\;the 18th inst.., at was only a few, years before the ( )

find eycry'pupa to be. dead. Leaf No. hand, and i in reply will say, I.truhk it that the .pomelo sprung into

; ;:a hasnot. been grayed. The destructive .would'be' economy for the ,man Who prominence and demand in the

i power jnyjlnsecticide} isrioo? owns the grove you speak of to saw ern cities as a medicinal fruit., Its'

- ,,-,; percent of ever "fupa.,, touched: or off.'the trees and burn them. Or if I in cases.of stomach. troubles and !
c< \:u oistened'wito lt; r '" oS. the man feels, that, he is notable to gestion have lifted the fruit

< ';:Iw; rtelly6u: "what the: future ofthe stand the loss, it would pay his neighbors level of a fad. :
:orange business in'Florida:is going or his. ,county, -to contribute in People' must f first' learn how'to ;

to be:"jAn: ';fetemptwillj.bc/hade'toreest&blishabout someway, to. recompense him. The pare it for the, table.. It i is

,70:per cent of the is 'a terrible pest,. ,and I served in hotels and restaurants_
Jjwra:'-t 50percentortHese/will; ; be understand'there has been much of it lows: The fruit is cut:into"halves ; ;

,,. .rtertiMiihed... 1 hastily,2? percent slowly in the :southwestern' part of the State versely,'and the Qnte'nts are-eaten :
": -, IIIIU- 'Abe otbtr 2S pee.ctn. not.'atall.. .before'and since the, freeze, and bud a spoon, with or without sugar ;

:::._' Bf the time th :trees-.;;gel .'to :whereQthVwOild wood;_and.:trees have been shippedfrom The,seeds, which-average from i

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;: The. ,VelvetfBean: 1n'GroVe8.' got; a' hundred bushels, leaving at least falfa that gives seven finecrops a year the orange and deciduous trees.will

<3 f:J*ltor Farmer aad Frail-Grower: half of the crop on the ground. His I ,had this sold to a Riverside man on come into bearing this year, the most

(1 : please"explaitin'detail; the man worked two days every month to contract, but he: so neglected it, that of them next. Also black raspberriesand

c method and culture pursued in fertiliz- keep the vines. t'of the trees' whichis i his contract was forfeited 'and I took. strawberries for market'betweenthe

ing, grove ,by planting, the 'an easy and simple ,task. .. I back.last summer at over$5000,but 'rows of trees, and about 'one'and
velvet bean? The vines make a tangled mass three being thirty miles 'from here by high a half acres of alfalfa along the lower

)o i ; : Please give time of planting;manner (feet high through Which a rabbit cannot way or raibroadit is too far off; side to use the waste ,water after irrigating

y_) of.planting,;whether by sowing;broadcast -, force. ,his way, and produce four times to look to. I therefore put it into the trees. This alfalfa will

_. $. x or',the hill :system;;'preparation of the: mulching furnished by the well- market for $4000 on easy terms, but keep a team in hay the year around.

.s9jl'amoun ': ptaeed required per acre, known conch pea, which is famous as, finding ,no purchasers, have just reduced It has good ornamental and other

and, .in. fact, the,.whole'. process until a mulcher. my price to $3500, for $500 trees. for wind- breaks on the north

R. 4 .. the next crop,is planted,.if such second .Mr. D; guarantees that no grass .or paid down, balance in proceeds of half and west sides of the sixteen and L
.-"pla required. weeds will grow where tlie velvet bean its crops till all is paid, with j interestat three-quarter acre place."I .-

.,V Are',the ,beans harvested and 'used. eight per cent. Now, I have an think this place is now worth $500
for/ and If when? offer of one-half its for the
any"purpose, so crops rent an acre, and from long experience
We know-nothing, and ares 30 sign.of that growth left Of'course of it this year.and still own it; at this here, fully believe that my it will 'well
,'desirous information obtainable if left alone this the offer the would it for pay
: of- year roots may v buyer really get at $1,000 an acre within five I
-i :on. .tlie.subject.. JNO. S. COCHRAN. revive and grow again, but the second I$500 paid down; the place would sup set this out to suit notion years.for a'
::1 Titusvilie Fla. bean will -it.The'velvet his while and my
; crop thoroughly port family working model and home for
,'f The velvet bean, ,has been tested bean, ground in the pod, paying for it. grove in my
.. grandson living :Michigan. I am
:! 'more in,Orange county than elsewhere, makes. excellent stock feed.. 'Mr. "Then I have a grove,mostly in fine too old to wait for them, and I,am

and',we find in, the Orlando Reporter Macy here: has ground tons of it this bearing, and mostly in Navel oranges, offering that for sale at $400 an acre,
11 timely.article on the subject, which winter'for that purpose. here, but one mile from our city but prefer -to keep one-half till it
; we subjoin:' R .. j post-office. I paid $11,ooo for it three
brings $1,000 an acre and sell a half
'b Mr. James DeLaney, of this"city, Orange Grove Property in Cali years,ago this winter. As the Navel interest for $3,000 with $1,000 paid
v 'has.had much practical experience in fornia. trees on it were just getting in bearing, down'about desired time on the
this bean and his views are For months have in with of it any
growing many we seen now age and growth trees, balance, at eight cent interest but
valuable r the Riverside Press advertisement is valuable than then but for the per ;
to anyone contemplating giv an more, ,
to the right kind of a man to look to
c, In interview witha half whole interest in times. I think it is
Jng'.itaJrial. offering a or depressing now '
them all would sell all or a of
-4; 'Reporter,, representative I.r. DeLaney some bearing groves ,at that place at worth $ioooo' and rapidly growing in them for,a smaller *doVn.part: .I }
>: .. details,in low it claimed value. I worked it much last payment }
; gave the following regard very prices, so was by on so refused $6,500 for this from an old
c Cultivating velvet. .bean: the advertiser. It occurred to us' to season it injured me a great deal andso
Californian owning a good deal of
f Plant I soon as danger of frost write to him, under the guise of a pos. that I .am unable to work' it any
about here but living in
... i is over,.:m hills four'by four feet apart, sible purchaser, and get his, views of longer, and offer a half interest in it Tecumseh property ,.Mich., and, of the timeon

covering, about! : the same .depth as the real value of grove property in the for $3,000, $1,000 to be paid down, his plantation between part Mobile and

,any other, bean or field 'pea requires. greatest orange growing city in, our balance from'onehalf its crops till all New Orleans, but, like other

.Put.. -two or three. beans to the hill to' sister State. He replied at much is paid in this way, with eight per wealthy men, now short many of ready
.. .f insure a.. good, stand, but one vine, to length and with apparent candor. and cent annual interest. In ,this way the
the'hill is a. plenty'to leave growing. his letter does'not seem to indicate grove would soon pay for .itself, a money.

Cultivate.just .like you would.any bean that orange groves are i in verY' easy way to :get a, good bearing "As to prices of oranges here now,

or; pea.; Mr. ,DeLaney suggests that demand, over there. We quote him orange grove without any risk. loose seedlings are bringing 75 cents
irrelevant and "I have also left choice a box; Navel:, $I.!50.I sold a part
when the crop,is planted..solely for the omitting personal.matters a very young
... ,purpose. of gathering the, bean,,.com :- Navel orange ,grove at West River- .of mine a month or so ago for $1.77; 'a j
'should be planted two weeks ahead to "I will describe what lands I have side, less than, three miles from our box here; think I will get $2.00 abox

s' furnish climbers for the vines. He left, after having improved about (ourbunc4'ed city post office, located on high land,. for the remainder; probably discount

.. '': need not::expect to get any acres about here with orange near the foothills. and above any dan on off sizes. I think by fertilizing
k _corn, but; the stalks! ,will support the groves.. I have, near San Jacinto and ger of having the fruit frozen, over- well soon' I should g tlsoo,
;: pods,'and prevent, moulding an the Hemet in,this county a fine improved looking most of ,.the Riverside.groves.' from my ten acre grove next season.

*. ground. One bushel of seed will] twenty ,acre ,lot,watered from the great Has a comfortable house on it,a small I have a number wanting mine soon

'. plant 'three acres;.:and,.Mr. DeLaney JHemet; Lake reservoir at the very low barn and stables, and'sheds for tools, as they, can raise the "mosey. necessary

", .".. % $2.f.; o..b. per barrel of rate,of $2.00 an acre yearly.. Finding fruit-curing, drying, .etc., mostly set for making a deal

.' '.. pods, which will hull out a bushel of it top cold for the safety of oranges with Navel orange trees four and six As a supplement the above .we
'' _. '. ."'seea;." after setting it out with trees I boughtin years old, three-year-old stock, quote from theJFruit Trade Joefstl :a

.' ;'\ ,, '. :Y.One.good.plowing 'will produce, a Florida, I had most of them, dugout with about 700 apricot and, 300 peach paragraph from ,the. stateneat of' a

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.-- ;pknted'his"five acre\ orange grov 'to peach rand raisin grapevines, all row! of orange,.trees,making it doublyset turned from. the Pacific C II&. ..'; ,. ,' .

"". ''b a. ,,. Ott did-.':,'.DOt, .'' .tlltiifEttgall: ,; and of.4which-are,now 'in, bearing and al for many,years to come., ,Part of California seedfiags.)hav*-job. *ad
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,t' 'are:now selling (from;40'ta-75C per Tobacco. locations subject 'to. severe drought i the soil is supposed to,,be naturally,

boxan: :the,trees., There.'.are,'proba ; irrigation. pays handsomely. Too high in available ammonia. With deep ., .
::; blyt4ooo;: ; carloads 'of? these' :oranges much available ammonia in the manure and well decomposed muck soils, -

.J; yet .on the,trees m 'California!"" Thereis Northern Criticism of Florida To- will'lessen the quality though it ,may ammonia may be much reduced or in
"no disputing, the fact" California; a bacco. increase the crop, ..especially if the extreme 'cases left out altogether.

*; seedling, oranges, are, 'of fine ,flavor. Editor F..lB.KER..urD FRUIT QBOWSB: supply-of available potash and phosphoric Potash and phosphates are apt ,to be
i The:committee, also: ignores? the;'dif' I=send'you a marked article in the acid: is deficient Moodie indicates as deficient in muck soils as they 'are .

:. ferencean the,CO&t of, product Times-Star, relating to Havana to- the following formula for cigar in very light soils. The yield of heavy.- .
) 'the:,;oranges, and lemons. In Spainand bacco; speaks very disparagingly of and smoking tobacco : tobacco per acre is much greater than;
;{ !' "Sicily 'the rateof; payment for thecommon.lahorer Florida-Havana tobacco, and has Cotton seed meal '1509 lbs per acre I in the case of light tobacco:; and the, '
,: of which the of minerals used should be increased
:1 ? greater caused considerable :comment con. Sulphate potash '400 i
:t-\\ .. ;:portion, are'women and children, is cerning 'your. new indpstry. If ypu Acid phosphate 800 rather than decreased. The commercial -"

, :'lroni'5' to 20C per day. The growers'll see fit you might make some answer This is nq doubt a very good mix fertilizer formula for heavy t toy '

CaliforniaTiaye to pay from $i to through:your colums to this manufacturer ture for what are sometimes called bacco is: '.
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'> $2'per:(day,' ,so that;, growing .oranges who apparently 'does not know "fortifying" tobaccos, but contains too Ammoma,3per centPolash 10 percent __ .

in, California-is much' .more expensive: what he is talking about much ammonia for wrapper tobacco. Phos. ,acid, avail. 6,per cent. ,?- '. ,
on-account. of the labor. There, is # F. D. B. One-third of the,cotton seed meal, or The fertilizers usually offered (qr "
.another- item which the committee Cincinnati, 'Ohio. better perhaps,160 pounds of nitrate of sale by dealers are low in potash, and" ''

"overlooked.and' ,Congress should'consider We have read the marked article in soda would more properly balance the the proper.formula should be demand.JN'
. i :viz : 'the cost of irrigation,to the for tobacco. Tobacco :'
manure high grade With
the Cincinnati Times-Star of the first ed. deficient minerals, not only-
s 'j :California grower, which% is from '$5 on.Havana tobacco. If the writer is, has, little power of foraging for will the yield suffer but the crop.wil1be :

-to'$10,per.acre, and is a'cost the for or,has, been, a smoker of fine Havana manure. It must have its food,,near more susceptible to the attacks of .
\reign: grower' does not'have in his ex- at hand and in a readily available
; cigars, we are of the opinion that he insects and fungi.,
,pe, ies. .; has been i condition A wide spreading root S. PEACOCK. ,. '.
a for the .
greatly imposed upon ,E". .'. .
six system made necessary by scanty or .... .
i f.' past years or more, 99 per cent -- '
,Orchard Notes. slowly available plant food, will be ,
of the best Florida:tobacco has gone WaterMore Important Than Plant. -
,'ThefollowinfromFarniand Fireside accompanied by a leaf system equally ,
upon the market as imported tobacco. Food. "",.-. "
Jvith'.theffproper: substitution will Put up as it is, in carratts and Sumatra meagre.: r -
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of the Western New
At a meeting
3 "apply equally to Florida : In soils the of the
\ packages, the cigar manufacturers many availability York Horticultural\Society Professor .
j i1- *"A large :number rof orchards, have themselves do'not.know, and cannot manure is kept high by ,constant tillage Roberts read entitled "An Inventory

r ri { paid and. never wilL, 'The:most tell, the difference between the best clover or cow rotation, of the, paper Land which
was a
common cause: is starvation, for the grade'of( Florida.Havana and the im and an extensive use of farm-yard I '
of the of soil ,
c ;average'farmer,who,"plants an orchard ported, article. nure. Farm-manure ,will not grow study productive power : --
From number of he found
f .or.buys',one goes on,treating the land Now, where a few boxes here and high grade tobacco of jtself'as its that a analyses eight inches of
J' 'as if: s ch'aJ thing i did, not exist: He there'have been put upon the marketsof ammonia is not only in excess inpro- surface, on contained an average,of potential plant .

W crops'jhe, ground} in 'rotation, out ,the United States, in the uncured portion to the potash and phosphoric. food the nitro-
cO, ,of;,it; until, it. ,is a wonder, that;:his state, it is like the uncured article in acidbut? it is also too quickly avail- .to, acre 3,053 of pounds acid
,orchard lives at all. .Cubaunfit for use until properly cured. able usually in a tobacco climate., If gen, 4,219 pounds phosphoric This ,
ar'e' Inasmuch the Times-Star well rotted and corrected with about 16,317 pounds of potash.. means .
'Apple J l trees slow in coming into as con- amount of :the
so large an necessary
bearing; and i, crop ,of peach trees ! to'be somewhat of a 200 pounds of sulphate of potash per elements of plant food ,that one wonders

i planted, ,between the rows, will. live judge of good cigars, we venture the ton, it will.answer very well for the why we do not secure larger crops -

'their'sh rter:1ire: bearing several crops assertion that. many and many a time better grades- of tobacco. ami' why we need to manure the Jand.6c .
of(. fruit; and,be out of the way before when he was enjoying: what he believed The following a very successful with methods'
our (
. # 'the.apples crowd them greatly. The to ,bean imported,Havana cigar, he formula for use in the cultivation of of tillage a very large percentage of

I latter ,will protect the peach trees, was_really smoking Florida grown high grades: this plant food is not available,and the
< /while,the'"peaches' will check growth Havana filler. The "insipid, flat, and Dried blood, 300 Ibs." per acre" how to treat this dormant .

in(the ., certainly not what he thought it was. Acid phosphate 200 plants. The. first consideration "

;It claimed. that a pair:of old birds These are quali iesthat do not belongto To form some idea of-the actual requirement which impresses Professor Roberts is

',with.a nest of: young will, in the process Florida Havana tobacco. It was of the crop, a yield of 1500 that it is not lack of'food in the soil so '
;, 'of"a,single'day's feeding; destroy possibly Michigan or a Wisconsin pounds of leaf takes from the soil much as lack of moisture wh\ch causes .
nearly,OOO insects. Multiply :this cigar, or it may have been a cigar about 115 pounds of potash and 20 plants to languish. The prime objectof
# bathe great :number of i insectivorous made from the products of his own pounds of phosphoric acid. There is successful tillage, then, ought to be

birds,in our fields_and forests, and we Miami valley:, always considerable loss of fertilizing to make the land a reservoir for the
can, get'.an approximate idea of the The truth is,the experimental stage of ingredients in all forms manuring, moisture, and to',so treat it ._....
helpful, protection afforded our agricultural of our tobacco is past The best expertsnow and one-half to three fifths is a'high by stirring the surface as to prevent its -

. interests., admit that Florida Havana,.prop amount to actually realize in'the shapeof evaporation, or, in other words,to compel ,
-- .From,:the fact that tobacco stems erly, cured, told from the tobacco. From the nature of the it to pass off through the plants and

contain a no,' small per, cent of nitro imported article. Let the Times-Star root system of the crop, it can do littleor do its work in supplying them with .
I gen'phosphoric'acid, and phosphorus, contributor come down to Florida and nothing towards rendering availa- food. A number of experiments made

they make an ,excellent plant food, investigate he will go home wiser ble the natural{ stores of plant,food in during 895" and 1896 of light
.especially for garden and fruit crops. man and certainly a better judge of the soil. V and gravelly texture in cultivation with

4 Their, price; is but nominal." It is a cigar tobacco., .. For, the heavy plug tobacco a deep out the use of any fertilizers seem to

good plan :to "mix'. and, compost. them 4. rich soil;,is best.; A heavy rank prove that large crops of potatoes, say .
Tobacco >
with'.horse manure. Manures. growth must be promoted, but,some. 35obushels to the acre, could be grown*'
does, advocate that Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: than free of between the frequently
1 Why any one thing more _a supply by cultivating ; rows so
.' ,apple orchards should,be'set to grass!? There are two general types of tobacco ammonia is needed. A deep, muck as to pulverize the soil and

'';: ,Why! are )they. not; cultivated ancfertilized and in dealing with the manure soil, if well ,decomposed, will sup liberate the plant food... Of course, if .
'_ just as orange and lemon question the difference between' them ply the ammonia but lime and phosphates there had been more rain there would
v orchards?' Farmers go to:great trouble must be taken, into consideration.' are necessary to mature the have been better crops, but the tests

.and ,expense to plant apple Orchards, Cigar and smoking tobacco generally crop. In this connection : It is seem to show that the.soilcould be'so
: ; willingly,cultivatejhem until they require'a light, leaf with fine texture; generally,acknowledged,that for smoking worked. as to release as much plant .
begin to bear, and,then c expect nature for cigar. wrappers and binders, this tobacco, chlorine has an injuriouseffect food as the crop could digest. At all

.. :to keep\them producin g unti ) ; quality must be of the highest and as heavy tobacco is fre- events, it is Professor Roberts belief
"_When the peach=tree is not pruned, For plug tobacco and heavy leaf quently used in smoking mixtures it that there is enough inert plant food ,

long,.slender branches, form, and,these for fortifying the lighter 'tobaccos !in is possible,that kainit or muriate of in the soil, which, can be -made available
produce fruit" 'mainly: \at their outer: making mixtures as practiced in potash might prove injurious to some by alittle, extra expense in tillage
ends;,- The: tree:will carry; much more Europe, a heavy'rank more extent if applied near the planting and cultivation, and that by the same ''
fruit properly distributed., and 'wilproduce desirable.. period. .If' the ,application is made method in ordinary seasons enough '
more perfect=:fruit The cuts As a rule the fine textured tobaccos some weeks before planting and witha water can be preserved in the soil t@ .0-

itig wfll, ,attended .with' injury are grown:best' on light! soils; sandy soil properly limed, no-danger may develop. a paying_ 'crop., ';,.: :,,' "
ii oooe while; .the 'tree ;is- ormant., loams,for'example,with.comparativelylittle be feared from chlorine. *-,.-. -. -'."" -,>
That the wnfide!;left to humus. The water 'supply .!in The'manure. formula- fcr heavy tobacco DO your a 'as aaseh aM etl..r. ::: .i.,?"' '

grow' at all, cases should. be:,uniform, and in ,is much'the same: as-. for light asa ast_ pigs;&lM end,salsa?" { .,

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1.rtiirliiilt. making dust much of it not exceeding Get your Potatoes tofarket Early by using

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tG"r;. '; u""'"' :-_:.. ,.. ," _' ,:allow! ,the ground to bake after-a IDEALPD1 MANURE
}{ '.tote -.3 .J : -' rain., I often: turn vines. when ,
,_ ':s B. ," w'.to-GiowEarlyKelons.-, :;.. ..,;If? ',' : they BY

',:"". '#; \.'11 lVl me, ,; .space:,.bi(.-l vour valuable haye'melonsonthem.ihem; if you:,do.not plow It will top not deep injure .'wILSON & OTOOMDE>:R,. .

;Io, ; tO; tell my brother\farmers': ;, howdeions anb break ,the roots. A melon tootonce .'......,c"T, ,pe tiiizcit, House of Florida'" '
-grow fine ,even with' ,
to / very' broken.seldom replaces.itself. If .

-' '' ', ': ."little. rain,: If &! use' :anytfertilizer,:!,I a vine is" bnehundred: feet',has! PRICE., $30.00' PER TON

\ broadca t it (after .pulverizing it) be- .
.. .roots same l length:or longer. The .
,_, I' ;Lfote::::preparing; ground: to plant. ,In whole'the cultivation of melons }' GUARANTEED ANALYSIS- :

'. prepariBg' ,the, land I proceed as. fol is not to allow the ground t to bake .. .. ... .. .. .... ...
,' Ammonia. .....'. ... : :. : : .. ,.. : ..,.... 4to per cent.
'. ":,',l lows,EI f Jay :off the ground inlands 'roots .. .. ... ... .. .
nor break the If the vines get Available Phosphoric: Acid...... 'u. .*u .-i. ....,6 to .8" "
v ;\\r ;eight, iteh/or: eleven )leeL wide in the one good rain after they are _afoot Insoluble" Phosphoric. id.. .. .... ...... .!:....'...'...,*..1 to 2 '" *'
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,; !, a distanccryou'wish: the'Trqws .t tb cover, I .of fine .of melons Sulphate of Potash ,- i..i, .. .' ..16 to 18
.: YBreak./each\laz! d, :separately. and as long am ;sure a crop Potash Actual...' .... .... .... ..,* ........... ..-.. ,. .... .... :, 8 to 10" ?
_ from
",' ,deep ras' ;"possible'wIth: one or: two'horseturning i weighing thirty to sixty Made from! Nitrate:of ;Soda, Sulphate of Ammonia, Blood, Bone, Dissolved
land that will
: pounds, on grow thirty Bone Sulphate and Muriate of Potash.A '
t : :
plow (I prefer o .e)1orseturnlDgplow.ploWlDg ) '
bushels of corn to the acre.: ,Your! may
' ; ) out deeply the doubt: this, but it is nevertheless true., .Selected Lot of.Fine Seed potatoes.J ,

: k'center, furrows.," If:I. .use ..extra ferTilizer -' I can raise as large 'melons on ground Improved E irly toe No. Carmen No..'1.,. Rural, New Yorker No. 2, and
'-' check land off that will make twenty-five to thirty other leading varieties. .

.. across the center/urrows the distancewbich bushels of corn acre as.r can onland For Melons use. IDEAL 'FERTILIZER. Correspdhdence
\ I:;want.the ,hills.apart.. 'Then that will make per to stock of Pot ash Blood Bone.Cotton Seed Meal, and Agricultural l Chem.
'iawo"orthree'shovels of.,stable' Get,our prices before buying: -
:J put : eighty bushels, but I cannot raise ,so ,
.."" manure ,.ti 1' center; :furrows on cross I have raised melons that Wilson .& Tboixxei rfil1zer Co.,

i ***.;* check, vThen T .J;throw four furrows many.weighed seventy-two pounds on l land "The Fertilizer House of Florida."
r. 'with one: -horse with cen-- Jacksonville .
; turning'pjow Florida.
that would not grow twenty bushels of -
''terjurrpws.oyer the, mounds thrqwing'up'as .
; corn to the acre in a good season. My ..
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and rather"possille,
-' hills were. sixteen ,by twelve feet, oneirfne.ina light remarkably and will this fertilized with but
strong place nothing
,- .;sharp. or oval'Qn topprjin the shape .
v Hill. We did not have half
.. neither stretch nor shrink has'a beautiful beggarweed and 'corn stubble have
of sweet' If
inch of rain: in thjscountry. from ,May
0 gloss and works well with linen the marvelous
land made most growth
above and ,
,' ""sjble, Iprepare.the: as '
: v 20 to Sept.' 21, J89 I planted'one- and other fibers. This ramie is certain
-*i jvait' ntitafte 3t rains! before planting : and have leaves today five inches long
half of in when the ther-
an acre July,
frtheTseed.: :, Aftet-the:rain has settled to have an immense influence textile and three inches broad. If our beef
in the shade and
"'",I.da not care'how:wet !it;maybe mometer stood 100 melons that manufacturing.; And:,if it'can be cattle ran in fields of beggarweed
raised over 300 averaged
: produced economically by this or instead of the woods should
any we
.\I'goalong: ,thepridge :and at each .of pine
L.i<" a check place several ;seeds' on top' of twenty-five pounds, many' them: other process, there are many square; have but little call for Chicago beef.

"',1' ;:the;soil'and,;' press them! down> a1 half weighing forty to.fifty pounds with If bugs miles of land at the extreme west and This plant opens the ,way for successful -

._ Inch;with: my, finger :using, no .1 hoe. bother they vines I sprinkle un- !. south adapted to its culture. It may farming on'the. pine lands of{ Flor
: leached wood ashes or land plaster
!' prove another "new and. profitablecrop ida without other costly fertilizing as -
.;0r, .what" is.better: I: placethe; sharp while the dew is on and keep soil pulled "
-a end: of the,seed down, ,and pressing : that is sO'much needed. ,The nothing else ever has. One man
: up to fjrst leaves so they cannot get to above, view of the American 'that he. increased the
',them,;'down a hdf' i inch; into 'the soil, Agricul states produc-
lj''. This ridge :warms the tender, leaves' of. the vines, and turist coincides closely with those we tiveness of his corn field from ten
: ; : '
when vines begin to'run shovel
and the,seed 'planted shallow: 'willbe put have more ,than once expressed. If bushels.per acre to thirty with beggar*

..' .in..few, -'days. ,My reasons or: two of,dirt on roots of hills, clip ramie'can be produced so as to be weed alone. How long it takes us to
up < ping off.leaves. next to the roots of
-.t- .. -for, : wanting the; ridges .settled, ; "sold almost as cheaply as the cheapest learn to get along 1 A grower in
: vines all I leave
vines. Two. are ever cotton it would not be the 'said since the freeze he had' :rain "before} 'planting; is :that crop Leesburg
to.the hill. Thin out tfc three or fouras
for the lat'ds'of Florida.
pine broadcast and in
'the plants areU not so : sown peas plowed
: to
; ; apt :
: .soon as.they, come up;'and to -
', .1 .::,die: ,assoon; .as.they, come,',up; .as, PS < the crop and made his trees grow as
or two as soon as they begin to
._; they::would,be ,i if .planted l in ,unsettled one vine. I follow the above, method in The Virtues, of Beggarweed. well as when he put on $50 per acre

*:>? r" .,earth' If I'do plant,in unsettled earth, the for cucumbers Farmers are cross-plowing their of commercial,fertilizer.. Peas are an

. --, :.,, .. :tlplace: ',the seed in :about a'twoinch preparing I ;ground fields, getting ready to plant corn.. excellent crop, but for several reasonsI
s; r the soil cantaloupes, squashes, and, i in fact, Land that'has been prefer the beggarweed.-Eustis Lake
square'pn top of placing.my1 sown ,to beggar-
< kind of vine for early
every ,
., my crops
'- .foot-on.:them and pressing with: my and for a late,crop the only difference weed for two years turns over black Region. 4.,..
: \.whole l weight,; :after, which -I.coyer and rich like, a fine garden. All the
.a is the small ridges to plant on and cover Soil Inoculation.
.c Z+. them;;about'an inch, deep andleave i inches growers of this'place have filled their ' three
t ; least deep -
'- :will stand lands with Some The quotation from the New York
;: : so water not over 'seed. if-the is and hot beggarweed. say
especially season dry
But :wh'enrth: directions have been' Poole in Fruit and if they had known the value of this Journal of Commerce on page 45 of
A. W. Vegetable
'. :.carried( t to'-theletter: will amount 'Grower: plant twenty,years ago, it would have the ',Country Gentleman recalls the very.little;: : ; unless the after cul _.._......_.. saved them thousands of dollars in feed old time compost heaps of the ad-
: tivationis' properly done.. ; When'the and'fertilizer. 'Ve'all save: our own vanced farmer. Advanced-because

r '':volants ,have ;come up I take a'steel Ramie Too ,Cheap. seed to stock,new fields and some to while he builded better than he or we

4 :garden 'rake.and', rake around.each We:have:.become .skeptical over the sell., It does pot grow in the field knew, he budded well and surely

,hill, pulverizing the top of the soil one claims put but for_patent processes for until June, affordingchance: for a com Form the compost heap he was cultivating J

rvr inch'deep, drawingfine ,soil to'plantsandthenup working ramie fiber, because heretofore crop on the land undisturbed. By these germs which the Journal

+ to the.firstteaf. This is they have all proved to be failures scattering the seed at the last workingof of Commerce Jells\ us..are now a marketable

: the first thing tdo'in the?way of cultivation and much .money has been sunk in the com a crop, of beggarweed commodity, to be purchased

- .. ;;. i,,,as: 'it. keeps the bugs from them.. Now, however,. it looks as follows, and thus the necessary rotation in' bottles\ at $1.25 for enough for an

:them. < on as the, plant;begins i though the.Gomes process is likely to of crops is provided for and; the acre.

; .V fifr *- to grow nice, I finish breaking or. solve-the problem. ,His experimental J land is ready for ,another corn crop Some years ago, when ,the writer

/'with a,one-horse plantain London Is turning put about the following ,yean* All the barns was in England, he had an introduction

;:' plow:turn'thehUls, ,or.ridges. In doing two,tons. per week of ramie ready for around Richmond are filled with to the'noted Sir Joseph of ,

. _this:!dQ riot plow as.deep by two or spinning. By this process: the'st'ems beggarweed ,hay, It ,should be cut the ,world-wide known horticulturist ,

< t1 ,three inches'as in- the ,first breaking which have been .stripped of their when three feet high and cured who declared' hat the then'dkcoveries -

' ., ;). Ir-:Manure hajs ;beeh_ broadcasted before bark by hand or machinery (though thoroughly two, ,or, three days. The in5 fertilizers would result in the,

-= ; ..:. ':; first. reakmg.ana you plow :as no'machine hasyet been invented that weed after mowing makes another possibility .,of a farmer carrying sufficient ,

ii. .;< :deep: '_the,) ond.;time, most 'of the. does.the work-so well as cheap oriental crop, matures its, seed and yields the ,for an acre of land in one of his
'_ .;-anurew7lrbe.onaop; ; ; agaihjf.but: for hand labor) is treated in certain richest pasture until it is killed with vest' pockets, It was ,said by some

.,- ,mclons..lthou1d. ; be on the; bottom. infusions which remove the;:gum and frost. ,Horses'and :cattle fatten on it one after that,. that it might,: but,

: ::,: fterrl-haye'\broken ::ground 'backitofcjfe leave'the fiber or filasse 'free; It"is until the holidays.., .Farmers who have that the crop,:so grown might ,be,

1..0 ".; :1 ridge<< : tor* melon! rhills, whichbeby.'the then washed; bleached and mixed : paid attention, to this plant do not carried'in(;the otter; vest pocket: ,Now,

:::& id: ; tin athey:; have, four With,silk'or other fibers'' or worked up realize what they a1 re losing.. Intro for a dollar d a Barter we,pay'have

,. .: __ 'z .ff.IIX'; :;leaves,1 X: use-}nothing? : but': ,a by itself._ .In! this shape the: ramie duced on the lands and properly managed Paxton's ideacarried out and get 'a
-' ,' ? 'cultivator be almost it would render'South Florida small 1 bottle of the ;to
... "JrP gone-horse": pulver; filasse. can: sold cheaplyas an ) en< genus

:.:' ': inag:';. _: ,.if'"soil- _,-or*.*>'.,1" better., _' still.,". the.cheapest. .cotton, ,and it is very earthly"paradise. 'Orange trees; at fructify. ..: a,wk:. >k acre,ef lid. ..
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:," '' 4. .. r .,everything': _we ,know' goes to. ,--- -. .- -r ---------:---'_._ -- '

, :;,'>< '''' 'show=that,:we have ,had always-with; .. .' by,S.."S.DeLAHOY., Apopka,'Fla.VPhatOno ..
. ; "" {.us;, ,and_! with plenty okfood, some -"- --.:- -....- Popular Poultry Farm
' '' lime: ,'and the soil of(; the field, :we. can_ ,: k. 1 a :
Man is Doing.
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: ; cultivate:i it by uncountable myriads ,
:Mr. Johnson, ,-Lincoln Park,
#an old ;fashioned compost heap?
f' ..' :.'' r ':Truly: ,-'itt;. might, ,be:a moneymaking Nr J.thus. tells what his hens dd for I -TPOPJK7=t", FLR.0 .
him in the Rural New Yorker -
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,business? )cultivate Jhls: germ this __
of \Vhat breed hens do you keep? -
way'and'iellabig; heap com.r -
easy "Brown and black birdsa
; !" postal_ 'a dollar and a quarter.'smallbottleful : Leghorns Black CORNISH INDIAN GAMES
cross between Minorcas and
: :which will ,
2 ; only'one
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some 'black hens
,acre.: that resulted from \
," crossing Brown Leghorns on the I \ 'Sharp's and.Imported. The best Table Fowl known
? ** :I thipk bf.khe l last compost heap I- Whites. (find.theseblack: }birds) are Great for Broiler '

'ma'de.. It was i in'New,_Jersey. There
better the and
layers ,
). t werethree'hundredloads'ofhalf-dried: I.shall 'breed'more"of them this year. C *BLACK + MINORCAS 4$ '
swamp'muck(,_as'manyloads' ) 'of,stable '
: makes hens.
My of White
.J' '' ;- lime 370 : Larger than Leghorns. Good layers Large Egg. .
manure; an enough --air-slacked "
"How long do keep hens?
Ito whiten jt'ill through It was the %. ::: ,
"" of artificial "I have pullets, two year olds and E Eggs Still at.Fanie Prices-$ per Setting Settings 82,00.
departing point iise'of '
my three-year olds. I keep, them in sep- A few Sum mer-Hatched Minorca Cockerels at IJ.OQ,each-crossed on cam
4 I fertilizers, ; of)whicfr I had become insy arate'pens,' so I can see ho.w.they lay. mon fetock_wUl ;jucrease, eggsand, beautify' your stock. 'I

dependent t'after 'three ,.o years1 liberal. They are marked; with. ,: to .pu ch- '. .. 1
. :use.of? ,them.' This J big compost_heap, 'orie'.hole for each year. I am satisfied ; No, I' hatch by hens and put the Some areat times induced to use a

?! -,. .spread over twenty acres of f land,gave it pays to Keep the Leghorn fowl( brooders.. superior male The second ,year, but

?, j t a 'me greats ops,'and"enabled me nearlytpjJouble t9J lay three .years., The pullets beginto ')Vhat shape and size house do you! males are too, plentiful to resort to
. ".. :- "- 'mjfstOck':of.cows,"and so lncreasemymanureiheapsauotlier"year.- 'lay'first in tl>;late fall,.'and the.two- refer' i such birds.' The male should, be at
t". It Ii ; *; year olds with' the older ones next: "What I call my model .house is I least ten months 'old. One hatchednot
' { ::\ '-' ;-If'' took.winters; :work' tomake bedoubtedthit'this this The old hens, howeverwhile they 13x24 feet, four high at the back and later than l last April may be used

:-<: :::A ,_,'t. heap of manure; but can it don't begin laying so early, do I/con; ten feet front The hotbed sashes in with the hens Hatched in February.
,way.of tnakingmanureis pre-'lay_ before they nipnlt- This front are-about six feet long. Thereis With him use' hens, not pullets., It .,

'isely the' sarrie asthatof.' the.chemists; i gives us n.supplf of eggs pth fall a,.dooi:, at one end. The , the flock consists of pullets procure_a

,,,'. .who'are,selling little bottles ,of it the forfive when ;prices ate high. The older'.hens, .built of inch hemlock boards with male that will be two years old ,this

: quarterdollarsThere; 'were, : too, l larger eggs so that take it all tarred paper inside. The floor is kept spring but was not in use last year.
c' ; materials,for-breeding these nitrogengerms' : in all, it pays to keep some of all three .covered with chopped straw or coarse, If such cannot be obtained then procure .

..i ;, of "which\!, had'abund nce,; ages.. An old lien takes a vacation hay. The roosts are fixed sd that ; a male that is not less than a year
'for Sir J.. 'B. ,Ibawes, \vith-\yhoJD I was only while.she- moults, while a pullet t. they can be easily taken out.for clean old. The farmers who carefully se-

\\-Jf ,.correspondence:af-the time on .this does nothingior nearly".a whole year.I : ing. platform under the roosts lect their best laying beds,from which

.. ;: {:. ',subject' ;;' poor sandy use only't\ -year olds breeders.. .", catches,droppings, which are thus to raise pullets and then mate them
t r land had, undoubtedly- more 'than: a "
E 4 thousand.poilnds. : of nitrogen to the, "Here are :my figures for the past nests are under the platform." out how important,the male is, we will

'acre. But it:wanted, rousing! Up, and two_ :.years, with.every egg" accountedfor .many, hens can lodge there?" state that if a Houdan & Dorking
z. this j ig"compost heap certainly; did do, : "It isTuilt for fifty but r have sixty- male is mated with a flock of mixed
1 the needed rousing often. think of .. :
: = 1891. > chick will have five
n hens toes
five there' now, and they are doing every ,
this'and'study 'out.its results and wide Eggs.1a d.-...,:/ :: . 0 ... .> 40,064 : well. The hens there from Octo- thus demonstrating the influence .of
: applications,:and 'feel ,sure ,that .this Eggs: sold<.;;. . .. .' 37,15 [ stay sire the fifth toe is
ber iftftil the peculiarity
as one
: April, when they run out ,
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Eggs usedaml set 2,908
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..: '.' in a yard, about 100x150 feet. 'of the breeds named. a
my:.father introduced me many years Eggs .,soldrf' ,; .' . '. $822.22 I "Tell us how:you feed,your hens,." dozen hens of Brahma, Cochin, Fly
c :ago, is precisely: what, we want, : now... Chickens < sold' ..., . '; 169,81 sAt 6.30 A M., we: ,(eed a warm mouth Rock or other breeds and mate
_. winter's work '
take the of'gath
one -
A ; ::> breakfast made by mixing boiled them-with- a Leghorn; nearly ,every
'ering the materials easy to be got, Total.$991.93{) will of the and .
chick be
,. mashed with meal and markings peculiarities
=i for' cultivating this invaluable Cost offeed, :; ,, . ; ". 439.00. i potatoes corn
? germ''ourselves ... :: of the
"-, ,'. .[bran, with chopped meat, or' bone. Leghorn so strongly
and do not 'send to ""Ger ..' Profit '4-'. ; ,.'. "," vi;< ,. '.:552.93' I use charcoal in this i and also as to almost show no trace of the blood
'"many for. little bottles filled with'them. Eggs averaged 2Gf cents'i per,dozen, 'a little pepper. They :have all of the dams., Throe is no advantage

. : f:, the'price' mentioned.* .. Eggs cost, "13f' cents, per dozen1592. ", they will eat of this. .At noon they then in selecting choice hens for pro
"] ,, :H. STEW. AR't. .* ; unless cafe'iut"*
have food the of ducing good'ayers! a
/ trimmings
.: green
:- "t ". .- .In:Country Gentleman. ". :Eggs1aid; :: :;'.;:';'i---: ..:+,';:',7.V ,35,938Kggs.soid.v. cabbage chopped fine, 'or chopped selection:is also made of the male,and
e, .'. : .-. .;\ ,.-)' 34,.39 after the hatching is he is
Breeding for Eggs Eggs edand' et.,% .. .. ', 4 1,649!> clover-hay. An hour: before sundown season over
s they have whole grain-one third as useless as be was previously valua
', ',, 'Fditor.FarmerandFruit-Grower- : ; .Eggs. sold: =\ !.-" ..:: .'$7 6.4Q corn and two thirds wheat-scattered ble. When pullets are to be hatched,
". ? The:.concensus of ,opinion of. t thfe .Chickens, 'sold.-, f61.80": in hay'where they must scratch for it. the determinatidn should be to, improve
,best and,most extensive 'PoultrYlienbeipgthat'the '
their dams if The
We shells on possible.
,S. C. .B. Leghorns ,are Tot. l.. : ':... ,:,/ ., .. ,..fg8.20Costoffeed. keep pure water and"oyster of scrubs males those that
use or
them all the time are:
." ... ..278.6-5 before %
:.a little ahead. of anyother creed Tore .' ;" -' <.: cross-bred is a backward step. Too

production ,of eggs' and the furth .Profit ,; .# .' .'?...' -<"' ,V .'.-, :$'Uu4.1.!!:,n 5., The Kind II 'of-Males. much attention cannot be given to the
.1 ,' er fact that they are natives. of a sem Eggs averaged.25} cents per dozen. breeding of the chicks whether for
: r tropical .,climate, it follows that we* Eggs costs 9i) cents a'dozen" Outside of the object of hatching out pullets or for,market} and; the precautions

'may'expect :better results from. them This shows that my 400 fowls xgave. a'lot-of chicks there is no necessity for used to secure choice chicks at

f ,here, than in any.. other part'.Qf the an average pre fit of$1,25 each. The the use of males at all, as the hens this season will.result in larger"profits
United States;:.and that they:are more hens laid: rather better in 1891, but will lay as many eggs 'without their at the end of the year-Farm: and

profitable to keep ,here than any:other, graip was higher. so,.that the profit for presence as with them, while the eggs' : Fireside. ...
.' ,breed. 'Now, as' there:'are;no poultry two years: is about the same. One will"keep fresh longer than fertile eggs.' II >.It! I

= -.shows:in,Florida! ,'it becomes.necessary'y awith. iother, Tfind that it varies If( males! are .used, therefor,,. they Ground: has been broken for the new

_'" .!\for,one who wishes.'to)raise Leghorns blitrlittle.') : ,;. : should be, the best that can be pro- electric light station of the Citizens'
;w "in: their; purity to procure eggs 'tot ',But what about your time? ,Thatis cured. Electric:Light Company. The newplant

''; "'., ;gyp ; ,hatch1or, male birds everyUwo years nOt counted. :" .As the hatching of broilers is just will. be 'situated on ion's

_' ", ', '.- ";".frpm noted Northern breeders to:keep '. *The manure as I"use itt fully pays now: in progreSs, and the time is here I Creek ,at the head 'of Washington:

,J ..,',:.:.L -:..: "*. leis,S'p! f ,-and. breed according, for<<; ;.mjftime;;as I will explain later." for the mating the,flocks for produc- street The.building! will be.about.S' '

.: .--. ./' .- 'to the prevailing' "' type. '. '.' i"YhydQ''You prefer'!the Browns?" ing early pullets, a.few.words on mat by 95 feet, with boiler' room,'woodsheds

..-;:,. ';,;""'",,.;".,', '\. .,-. .'. Jkl. CHESEBRO..Fla. ;' 't'l think 1 they ,are hardier than, theWhites ing-will-no doubt be of interest. First, 'etc.: ,_The' work:oa the:,buildings
-r.' ; :.J;<. .:.' j'..'.Pluuai--q- ers,,. : i and easier i Jo keep} in houses.. never use a male that is related to the 'will be commenced in a few weeks.Thepresent .,

: <. ;/ >i ...' : :: -.'. '" Tfceir-eggs are not quite so large!Iput :hens.: Get'one.from a source that will works of the,.company,,,
h IH what JM&eee could make '
. ,,: .,"' T-. .friMn-\he't capital; iriYested you is your soWBAM they Jay-.more-of them on an'ave gel' ,make suck an impossibility.i !! Next, do !are situated' oa Jk State. street, jsMain. 'CM*of.

.:;: '< #; : ...:.,, < '"- -: y:", -- 'i'Doyou"use.Jncubators: ?'* ;. ._ not use a:male: ,that;was used last year. ...., '

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:Mr., G. C. :Frash ,has just sold .tenacres A "Bervicable Skirt. : !

of}land- opposite Russell's newt For Our Rural Home.

d pineryt this city, to Messrs. J. ,M. 'Black; or dark slate English silesiais

11 Tracy;;of Altamonte,and J..T.'Under' an excellent fabric for skirts; get a
bill, Massachusetts, who will immediately firm it will
good, quality; pay you.
begin? shedding and putting out Make it with a yoke,binding and tape FRUIT'CARRIERS
the whole tract in pineapples,' thus draw-strings, about three yards around

adding another large pinery to that the bottom, flaring it slightly,and trim
, .extensive. industry in Orlando: The with two-foot ruffles three inches deep, The Standard of .Excellence.Send .

price ,paid by the purchasers is $75 setting one down over the other a little for Catalogue and Prices from First +lands.
per a Orlando Reporter. '. To brighten the skirt use a briar
Charles Leyvrez, with commendable stitching or catstitching of yellow, red '
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enterprise and industry, has"decided or blue Asiastic twisted embroiderysilk ,- ,-, -.-- -.d'. -. "
,to erect a canning factory at Silver ; it looks like a great amount of .
'Lake, five miles west of Palatka. The work both ruffles,but it really

plant'at-the beginning will have.a ca | not; one who is deft with the needlecan .and a wind-mill, and on the other a The Pierpont Manufacturing Com-
'pacity;of '50 .cans per day/'but will be 'quickly finish it. bit of lake view with a sail boat Use pany, of Crescent City, are runningon

enlarged''as'the business necessitates. ',One of these skirts will last,a long the shades of Delft blue for the design. an order for one hundred thousand .
: Tomatoes and fruits of all kinds will time. A two inch "let.down" shouldbe Cover the. ojher sides of the paste pineapple crates for the Indian River

be preserved. The machinery is en run just beneath the upper ruffle, boards with silk sewing it around the Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association i .

route I now. This plant will prove a or may be placed as a tuck directly edge and covering the stitches at the and have orders ahead for their, _
great benefit to the community, not above both; then, when the bottom of upper edge of the pockets with blue goods to keep the mill runriing a year. "

only employing labor, but furnishinga the skirt and lower ruffle wear off, it Asiatic' couching silk, couched on They employ.about fifty hands.-San.
'market for the great quantities of !maybe let down, hemmed or faced, 'with the Asiatic filo. Place the pockets Mateo Item.

fruit as well.;-Palatka TimesHerald.To .- the worn ruffle removed,and your skirtis on the lower part of the padded Prof. E. G. Burney & Son shipped..

encourage the planting of trees ,good for one year more, at least. backs and overhand around the ends 24 quarts of Hoffman berries Tuseday.
'' ,along'he highways of Orange county, c ELIZABETH.Water and lower edges. Finish the sides morning to Joseph Spies & Co., Chi ,
.the,county'commissioners have agreed >> and lower edges of both parts of the ; cago. This morning a telegram was

that wli, re property owners will plant for Health.As case with blue Asiatic couching silk. received announcing the fact that the
shade-trees, their"subsequent care will Place the backs of the case togetherand berries sold for $1.25 per quart, or'"
,be attended 'to by the, county. The 'one of the most valuable of the overhand the tops, covering' the $30.00 for the lot, and netting Prof.
people of Orange are determined* to solvents, water enters into the blood stitches with the couching silk. Place Burney $24.12. This breaks all pre-

,have one of the most attractive counties and other liquids, making the entire two bows of blue ribbon on the top vious records.-Plant City Courier.

{ ,in.the State, and with the push round of the system in a very brief of the, case; spread the lower edges of The Palatka Advertiser believes that
period coming into contact and dissolving the little and it will stand like
and energy they are exhibiting in,the case the appropriation carried by Congressman -
matter of good roads,and the natural the effete matters, which are an easel. Cooper's bill for the removal of
thrown of! by the decaying of the ROSA E. :MERRYMAN.
advantages ,of that section of the parts water hyacinths from the St. Johns
State,, they are. bound to' succed in body, as useless and putrescent offal, Melrose, Fla. river and its tributaries will be inade-
to be thrown off by perspiration and
that determination. Ind. River Ad-
It "The effort of Con
Hints to Housekeepers.Water quate. says
the excretories in
doing t
general more
vocate. the matter renovating the body than used instead of milk for'mix gressman Cooper to get the govern.
All sorts of methods for acquiring all of the "blood purifiers" ing cake makes a loaf which remains ment to clear the Sf.Johns river of the

knowledge,in regard to the raising and duced While there is a ever constant pro- moist.a long ,time. hyacinth nuisance is fully appreciatedby
of tobacco considered the the river but that
curing are being people along ,
tendency toward the accumulations of Plain for be made
paste pastry may
the farmers of this state. In he misinformed with the
was to
by irritating deposits, free drinking of flaky if it is rolled thin, folded, left in regard
localities considering the magnitude of the is evident -
some they are undertaking
water the ice box night and baked before
prevents! an excess; proving avery ,
? idea of engaging experienced Cubansto from the small amount of the pro- '
important of the it has warm.
preserva grown
Superintend the work paying them posed appropriation. Ten thousand
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tion of the health. At time is this
no A handsome,sofa pillow cover
salaries for their services, and in others may dollars will hardly equip the necessary
more efficacious than when the stom- be made of figured denim. Outlinethe .
they are trying to secure the nec- outfit with which to do the work.
information instruc- ach is empty, as-early in the morning pattern with rope silk of some dark,
essary bygiving During the week several hun-
and at when there is past
generallyan rich color and fill in the figures with
of the To- ,
tors a per centage crops dred bushels of lettuce have been shipped

accumulation of the
mucus on mem- gold-colored silk In the darning' stitch.
[.,...harm;culture Florida has long since from Gainesville to Northern mar- r
brane with the
interfering out
passed the experimental stage, but a of the, the oozing Velvet or plush that has become kets. The prices have been favorable,
novice can easily make a failure of it. gastric juice, water, particularly creased, and whose nap is matted, and the shippers are in sat
every way
if taken half hour -
quite warm
Too much cannot be written on the should be dampened on the under side isfied. '
and conventions of before the meals, dissolves this, and with clear water. TJien hold the goods .
subject, growers
it into the bowels About bales of tobacco are-
passing 10,000
of hot flatiron
should be held frequently.-Florida tight over the face a ,
stored in the various bonded
the now
improves digestion of the follow- ware
Citizen. and rub the marred place with a clothes ; 4 .
ing meals.Phrenological Journal. houses at Tampa. -
Seventy-five cent of trees brush. _
per my ...... The millmen in the
and carafes that stained western coun.
t twelve years od'! and upward, have Decanters are I
bearing capacity of two boxes to the( Photograph Case. inside may be cleaned with a mixture' ties are now happy, as the streams are '. .

tree the present year. Trees three to For our Rural Home. of vinegar and'salt, rock salt being swollen and logs aTe floated in .abund

five'years set at-the time of the freeze, A_ very dainty case in the ,shape of best for the purpose. To a handful of ance to their mills.

owing to their well established roots, two pockets made as follows: salt allow a gill of vinegar; put both in .. .

have,thrown up sprouts, how'budded Cut_ from_stiff pasteboard two pieces the,decanter, and shake them well un- Prof. G. M. Yancy is authority for .
and reduced to ,a single trunk, from nine inches square; cover two of the til the stains have disappeared. Rinse the statement that in,favorable seasons t

'* ten to fifteen high,_and in two years pieces with silver gray silk, and the well.- four crops of tobacco can be harvested -: .
more they :will be as large as when other two with layer of wadding and p.-. from one piece of land in a year, and
frozen down. :These we consider' the then with the silk, on the upper half Lee County has shipped over 25,- two crops can be grown the worst

best.trees' in, ,our groves; The older of which has been embroidered "with 000 boxes of oranges and 3,000 boxesof > seasons we have.-Orlaiido Reporter_ .

treeshowever, we are looking;after Delft blue Asiatic filo a vine-like bor- grape [fruit besides about 200,000 Geo. S. Hill, a large'manufacturer

carefully, and at the:same time we are der. Place the backs of the plain crates of vegetables, mostly tomatoes. of Ansoniaj Conn., has decided to' ,
'setting'young budded trees between. pieces against the backs of the padded Estimating the oranges at $2 per box, in a ten-acre pinery Orlando, put
:. ,Of;course we shall utilize the old trees ones and sew.together over the edge. (which is, very low) this ye r's crop ,
s for all that they,amount to/but to in Cut two pieces of pasteboard, six by would amount 'to $50,000.00. The The iron ore found abundantly in '

sure a thrifty grove of uniform size, wesballdepend nine inches for the pockets; cover grape fruit netted at least $18,000, the eastern part of Orange county is ,"

t on the..younger ones. one side of, each piece with waddingand and it is a very low estimate to say the to be tested by the South Florida' .

\:The'present, crop;will,, we, think, pay !, then with gray silk, on one, of vegetable crop, so far,, has sold for Foundry and Machine Works. If it,
all the_running: expenses of the_year. which has been embroidered, with $200,000.00.The product exports of f works successfully, a great'resource.]i*:,. .- .

After,that we,hope for a fair..revenue. Asiatic filo, a,Delft design consistingof Lee County has brought in at least i in store for the people that sectiO, .. ".
":''H.'S. Williams in Melbourne Times. a small landscape with a few trees $:z60o >o.oo-Ft. Myers Press. Gainesville Sun. Tra
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; s. NaeMu In Mid Winter;: SEEDLINGPECAPITREES. h .
.: : }in Nassau in midwinter. !is' like arriving in a Northern citjr.b '- .
June: _'1l'h tohis' and _'.f:
J9 nst.lso.1indS, delight; everything new interesting. "
'Fii-st.of. all, the balmy'air,and genial warmth attract notice.. Surrounded as Ribera Pecan (Grove ,and Pecan Nurser;::/. ; .." :
'there by.hundreds.of miles"of open sea,,the Bahamas are constantly fanned .

,by ;pool and .i inyTgbfating .breezes that temper! the heat of a tropical: sun.. ON BLACKWATEB BAY, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORID .

: FromOctober; when the.hurricane season is a thing of the past, until June, 1696--1897. : ,;

,the climate is.perfect L; During these months the mercury ranges from,65 to 20,000 SEEDLING PECAN TREES, Two Years Old.from my own:Teams,15'to 24 inches ",.
,and higher,at Ito hundred with liberal ,.
even oo discount ,
many per in lots of,000 and
{ 80 degrees; and there is seldom, a change of more than five degrees within over. Terms Cash with order. Shipment as directed. Transit charges to fc* paid by purchaser ,ton ;:

"24.hours. The_ :official thermometrical l record, of a season is a follows : November receipt.Box 4,Bagdad No responsibility,Florida. after..hipment.I. ARTHUR BROWN. .' "

74 degrees;j.December, 73 degrees ; January, '70 degrees ; February ,::, ; _

: '-71, decrees;; farch'?72 degrees; April, 75 degrees. During the season FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND YEAR-- ->- ..' ,
'everyday is full'and sunshine. One or two disagreeable days in a .
month i is.the"exception,not the rule. Naturally such a country fruits and W. W. HAWKINS & SONS

.flowers thrive every month in: the year. Roses and sweet-scented flowers, Are offering a Choice Lot of the Best Varieties of Orange Trees for the season of im-W. .
AU of our Nursery Stock is six years old with one and two, year buds. All Budded low ,: _
orange, lemon and lime blossoms, orchids, jessamine and hundreds of varieties and from Bearing trees. '"

_of tropical, trees," plants and 7 shrubs grow luxuriantly. *, VARIETIES GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME.. * '. -
Early Selections and Early Planting will prove the most successful Prices Low -,
The of is about of whom four-fifths colored.
population Nassau 15,000, are Send postal for Descriptive catalogue to" 5.
';The white population are mostly dependants of English colonists. They are w. N. 8A'KTAIrT6 '& SONS. .

, .well educated, prosperous and hospitable. The blacks are the most interest- Georgetown, Fla .

.specimens of their'race to be found in a civilized, country. In the semitropical "

; Slates of the Union:the ,darkies, are considered, the happiest of alls When the Orange City Bank failed, "

human beings;, but one must go to the tropics to see the most contented of 'John E. Stillman put his 1 roperty\ +

,the sons of,Ham. I into the assets, and he has added to
this his life insurance that there SMOKE YOUR MEAT WITri
,Of'all places on earth Nassau is the ,most restful that delicate womenand should t lid ,no loss to,the so depositors.It 1R( RUI1D! EXTRACT F.
worked seek the mid-winter months.
refuge during
men can Every iRCU LAR.EKRMSERtBfflLHllIOH.ffl.
is in keeping with the man and .
''tourist. i immediately love with Nassau. The city faces the north, and "
who know him. not
is built on a gentle hill. The ,main street' runs along the water front, and people are sur "UP-T03IATE*
at the wonder
others,run parallel, each,one'rising a little higher until the last one'is reached. prised act. no
that. E. Stillman is such
On the'top of the hill is located.thegovernor's mansion. Not far diStant is J. a popularman : 1I1

:the:Royal l Victoria hotel a large and handsome structure built by the British among Gazette-News.even his opponents.D. SP.J1l" *

,:government at an expense of $125,000.: .is remembered that labor tona 18.00. Express ,
is; and-that the native limestone used in its construction is paid. Will spray a 10cre orchardday.
very cheap, quar'Jied Qur little sister by the sea, St. Petersburg per 75,000 in use. Satisfaction f UH.
on the island, it will be seen that a very large building could be erected iced or money refunded. lU't'd Catalogue H4
will soon have Treatise free. Arts wanted. Ex
to 'puton.cityairs. en Spraying
J come
at such : The hotel is four stories and than feet in
an outlay more 200 On electionwas elusive territory given. Rapid sellers. Manyof
:length. Wide verandahs surround the three lower floors. The entrance is : : Tuesday an our. agents are making from$10 to$15 per) day.P. .
held for the purpose of granting a Co WISMFQ.CO.BozriC.Ukll K.Y.
,beneath a stone arch through which a delightful breeze is constantly blowing.
franchise the'F. A. Davis
The hotel is'well:furnished'and admirably managed. Charming nooks and companyof electric 40 WEST BAY STREET.DrJ.P.CONNMY.DeDtixi.
Philadelphia to erect an
'corners abound whereone: can rest during the heat of noon-day, fanned constantly ,
plant in a of water works
'cool and winds that blow and put system .,
by refreshing ,day night.
It ."... and street railway. The enterprise
Next to the.Stars and Stripes the experienced American tourist loves to will cost $100,000 and. will place St. (Graduate Dental Department University

.' see, thejlag.of: England,forit insures a good government, and the best' ofprotection. Petersburg ahead of all Florida towns Bridging- and Crowning of Maryland a Specialty) and aU other

., : The governor of the Bahamas appointed by the Crown, but in of like population.-Tampa Tribune. 'work done under the most modern methods
other the islanders home rule. Residents elect their im Residence,304 West Ashley Street.
every respect enjoy rep Prof. Webber, of Eustis, who was
resentatives'to'the legislature that assembles in Nassau, the seat of government designated by the Treasury Depart-

VA.large majority of the officials are black,' but they are courteous and ment of the United States to investigate J. STEEKtER SEED ED., ,bilQitl r ,

efficient.( The streets of Nassau are patrolled by, dusky officers in neat uniforms the cause of the gathering of MARY T. FROTSCHER, President,

and they attend strictly to business. water hyacinths in the. St. Johns river, Successors to

In driving through the city the stranger inflates his lungs with the pure came up Tuesday, as the guest of Capt.V. Richard Nos.518 Frotichcr's and 520 Gravier Gravler St.,Street New Branch Orleans Store, La.,

salt air: and'feels that he is in paradise and does not care how long it may be ,\ A. Shaw, of the steamer City of Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and.

his_ pleasure to remain. Doors and windows in every house in town are Jacksonville, he having made the trip Garden Seeds. Grasses clover bulbs, seed potatoes
and fruit trees in the ir season, Conductedby
found 'wide open. Beautiful flowers are seen blooming in every garden. from Jacksonville for the purpose of ex- relatives of the late Richard Protscher. Order

Everything; }light and bright. No somber tints are used in paints. All amining the formation of the hyacinths.Prof. through send for one Richard free. Frotscher's manual of 1896 or

colors areJight delicate and pleasing to the eye. In a short time one be- Webber has gathered a number

comes permeated with a restful content that is intoxicating. The wonder that specimens of the plant and will Womanly.In .

was expressed on, first arriving in port at the happiness observed on the analyse them.-Palatka Times-Herald.: woman, delicacy is ber point of hon
countenances of every human being is explained. How could one help be- ... or; it is alike her defense ana her crown-

ing:happy and contented in such a garden of Eden. The busy brain of the Thirteen hundred and eighty crates ing charm. Gentleness, modesty and
hustling merchant or financier feels a peculiar'sensation for a day or two in of tomatoes went from Sanibel Mon true taste are the triple graces of woman;
these without the attractions
,such clime, but it soon adjusts itself to its surroundings, and; within a day morning. Wonder if any of them of and external, even beauty, possess a talismanic

week's, time loses its importance: What you do not.feel like doing today cane.donetomorro.w were packed on the 'Sabbath?-Fort power that none can resist.-Sa.UDders.

t> ; then if the spirit does; not move you the satisfaction of Myers Press Woman is not merely"the lesser man."

knowing that anotHer,week is coming, and that it can be done then, is all She is, psychologically at least,a distinct
sufficient. The'man whose business affairs have strained his nerves will $100 Reward 100. being. She hu, not the same feelings,
nor is she actuated by the same impulses.She .
find, after a week's sojourn in,and about Nassau, that he ,has lost the sense The readers of this paper will be pleasedto has few of man's staider qualities,
of feeling' he"twitches of those delicate fibres through his anatomy. Everything learn that there is at least one dreaded but she has far more brightness and viv-
about him tends to strengthen' the "growing feeling of .indolence and disease that science has been able to cure acity. She is less reliant and reliable,

rest: Business cares are, lost sight of by being constantly surrounded with in all its stages, and that is Catarrh.Hall's but she is more loving, and, perhaps,
Catarrh Cure is the only positivecure more lovable than man.-- idney Yorke
whose smile and drives dull Driv-
.people ready genial courtesy care away. .
known to the medical fraternity. .. ....i..
ng,through the city to the.beach, a spin of sixteen miles can be had by the Catarrh being a. constitutional: disease, Gillett Tampa, has
:- side,of the ocean. Should. change\ be desired, there are countless roads requires a constitutional treatmant. Mayor combined business gone '
'funning! .in every direction 'over the island, ll' smooth, and hard, with interesting Hall's Catarrh ,Cure is taken, interally to Jamaica on a
"b scenery in abundance on every "slde't' .. acting directly upsn the blood and mucus and pleasure,trip, having recently solda '
surfaces of the system, thereby destroying large quantity of nursery stock, to ,
.;The roads referred to are perfect for wheeling every day in the year, the foundation of the disease, parties thereJrom his ,Marion county

and every, night, too. A spin moonlight in a tropical country is a luxury and giving the patient strength by build- nursery. The mayor is,_at the head pi
taat few places afford, and that few bicyclists would care, to miss. In the ing up the constitution and assisting na of the largest -concenntin !
one nursery
; "., first placeit must be remembered thai a tropical moon is far different than ture in doing its work. The proprietors the which is making
have BO much faith in its curative powers every possible
r .the cold,;dim,faraway object, recognized as .moon in.t e North. The that; they offer One Hundred Dollars for effort to extend the business ad

.Sotltbern.or-}tropical'moon is 'a warm, bright and'nearby friend, that seems any case that it cur Send for his trip to Jamaica will .uwJoubte y -'
fa to lip$Dinffjust.overhead With such a moon,.and with such roads as'are list of testimonials. have the effect of placing a great

:** provided IQ.Nassau and through the country; ,, the cyclist who loves a spin Address., F.J. CHENEY: & CO.Toledo many more Florida fruit trees tieref '':

cannot dreain.of:: anything lovelier than'a jolly company out on the'roads by -, 0. Bartow Courier.
!." mocwiigbt in the:#ro ics.acksonvile Journal of Commerce. Drugget,.75c. '

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i is little.lacking but the'boar's head,the publishing i in tabulated form !the ad- command here just as good a price.
; 'l d hi and Frail Grower
.., ... <\ mor mulled' wine'and: the. rose-perfumed dresses to whom seeds were sent by He estimates that the farmer could net

; IJ. ,-J ? bath to reproduce the sensuous delights Senators and Rep reentative?,. jetc., not less than $50 thence up to $100an

:.i' ,,8treeti. ,Weekly.; Jacksonville.:Newspaper Fla.TEBiicJISUBscBIPTION,. published* at 16 Main of Rome and Pompeii in the and !the dates, showing how useless acre for an average of five years,

; ".," days of;the. Empire.If the-whole scheme was on account of while the outfit for treating the raw

: 'l" II't ".':;'iI..; '' the sun does not warm the Atlan-. the lateness of the distributiou. The material ,would cost about $3,000, and

i "" tic quite ,enough a miniature sea is" at Florida members 'figure as follows; suffice for from 100 to 150 acres.

5 v f ...., "..Jor. : _'OnlYeir.1:11.1.111.HHN. h .ILaiqU..DOS hand, tempered by a furnace and Call, :W. -Hon. Wilkinson Call, carl J. "While Mr. Slaught has as yet been
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f .. "or' i > 1.00 walled by a.quadrangle from any chilling F Alexander, DeLand, Fla., 2,270, May unsuccessful in getting the govern-

: i .'. la Countries,....,.1L1.1.,111.1/1'3.YYordgii V breeze that might wander that way; 7; miscellaneous individuals, miscellaneous ment to take hold of) the,work, he has

I ,"., tibeoriptions,in all cases cash in broad ledges enclosing the Hon.addresses W. Call,.in Committee Florida 730:on: May Woman 7; received the support and assistance of

M'fr. ce. No discount allowed on one's pool the bathers lie around in a dissipated :- Suffrage, United States Senate, Washington a number of prominent legislators
;:owa subscription(except in a club)),but to kind of a way soaking in the D. C., 1,000 May 22. members of the Senate and House,
-..u'at.. liberal commission
t7 be allowed a.on. all subscriptions casn obtainedby sunshine and the brine by turns, be- Cooper, C. Miscellaneous: individuals -: from California, Oregon, South Dakota

: them. Write for.terms. sotted all day.long with alternate sun miscellaneous addresses in Florida, and Virginia."As .

.. 'To every flew subscriber we will send bath and, sea-bath. By day they spin 3,000 miscellaneous, April 24;addresses miscellaneous in Florida individuals,U51: ,, chairman of the Committee on

i postpaid,' copy'of.'WHitner's "Garden on wheels along the miles upon milesof May 22-; Hon. C. M. Cooper, care O. C. Agriculture and Forestry, Senator

ing in :Floriaa." For two new. subxscribers. broad beach as hard as a floor Baldwin, 816 Eighteenth street, Washington George requested Secretary Morton of
'" ) z :at $3.00 each, we will send,- or lazily float! in the, gondola or yacht ;D. C., 200.May\ 7. the Departmeut of Agriculture to ex-
postpaid, ,a copy of Moore's "Orange and moonlight bestride a turn Pasco,S.-Hon.S.Pasco,Malthy Building ,
'* by, they amine his for
Culture., D. C. 23 process working up
Washington 2,373 April ;
1-Rates advertising on application.Eemitiances tie waddling down from its nest to the miscellaneously addressed; Florida, 627 ramie and to report to him as to the

,.. should be made by check ocean. April 23;miscellaneously addressed Flor advisability of making an appropriation -
All this is interesting to the toiling ida 951 : 28. ,
note' order registered May in, behalf of the industry. Sec-
fetter postal money sweating trucker and fruit-grower, be- Sparkman, S. U. -Hon. S. M. Sparkman .
I to.order, of retary Morton was too busy, however,
Metropolitan' Hotel, Washington,
frolics in
and festive
i"':" .. ,'ABJCBB.A1D FRUIT; GROWER, cause gay D. C.,2,750, April 23; Hon W. D Chip- studying politics to attend to strictly
the wondrous of Florida
'Jack8 vllle._Fla. atmosphere ley, Pensacola, Fla., 200, April; F. if. agricultural matters, and in consequence
;Ch s.W.DaCosta,Business! Manager. create an appetite and make market Williams, Pensacola, Fla., 50, April 1; the"report asked for is not yet
for their products. Let us hope that Hon. S. M. Sparkman 209 C street north- forthcoming.

the new departure of. the hotel-man. west,.Washington, D. C., 1,000, May 27. '
CONTENTS. ... ... "The ramie industry" above outlined
r looking to the encouragement of .1.
is of and interesting
lbThe a peculiar -
Dlssoldng Power of Roots.......n.... 130 local growers, may never turn backward -.: The Ramie Industry.---A Slaughterof variety.very It is evidently intended

& vB'Am)OxcBAUThe: White FIy How but that it may go on until it 'Public Money. be in Washington .
.Shall We Best Cope with It, ?Opinions of shall'cause these immense caravansa prosecuted chiefly
r '-'Various Growers; The Ponlelo as a Standard A special from Washington to the rather than in the fields of
ries to become the best available mar-
I ,;.' 'Fruit; Thoraless Silver Cluster PoInelon..1 New Orleans Times-Democrat, dated Louisiana and Florida. It is a little
kets for Florida luxuries.
+ .u..i.s..e, 13I February 14, has, the following: "Mr.S. difficult to see how a great staple
p .. Velvet' Bean. in Groves' ;Orange Grove" Property H. Slaught t. bf this city, .is an expert which} is capable of yielding the growera
: in California. ..;....,..133 Free Seed Distribution.It .
en the subject of ramie culture steady profit ranging from $50 to
Orchard Notes to"........ 133 is'to be that Mr. :Mor ,
TOBACCO-Northern Criticism on Florida regretted : and for years has been endeavoringto $100 an acre should require a govern
ton could not have another four.
xobaoco'Tobacco; : Manures;Water More : get the Government to assist in 'developing ment subsidy $100,000 to start with
., Importan\than Plant Pood.......,i33 office, despite his eccentricities this industry. In his statement and an' annual appropriation of $5,000
i* -.. FAXJUER.AMD TRVCxax-Ilow to Grow,Early that he might hammer to death
which was submitted to theSenate for an indefinite period. Mr. Slaught'sname
't .MelonsRamteToo; Cheap;;-The Virtues the preposterous custom set up by
of BeggarweedsSoiInoculation.,134PouLTAY by Senator Perkins a few days unfortunate; it is suggestive.
of out free seeds for
=Breeding,for eggs; What One Congress The Florists'Exchange ago and ordered to. be printed for Mr. S B. Allison, the promoter of

]Van i*Doing; The Kind of Males..,.... 135 electioneering purposes. public distribution, :Mr. Slaught goes ramie who has never made.a success

Otm-RtJuL; HOME A Serviceable Skirt; publishes; some correspondence into au extended ,history of this Remarkable of it and who doubtless has roots to
Water for Health_ ;Photograph'Case;Hints between the Secretary and W.
and the lives New Orleans The
it sell
a value
: to Housekeepers.,..,.,?11.1,,........ 136 Atlee Burpee, the .seedman, from plant great near
would, to the farmers of the sarcasm of the'reporter who found
Nassau in Mld-Winter; Womanly.,. 137 which take lettet prove
EDITORIAL-Increase of Tourist Travel; Free we one : country if its cultivation were only Secretary Morton C'too busy studying

'Distribution; The Ramie IndustryAStaught"erofPubUCMoneyu U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,\ better known. It is stated in this politics to attend to strictly agricultural \-
; .. ,.. OFFICE op THE- SECRETARY, > "
i.1,138 that has been makes smile in-
Markets; New York Retail Market; Flori WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 10, 1897. J JW. pamphlet, company matters us
da's Fast Freight; tow Rates to New- duce Burpee, Esq.,Philadelphia, Pa. organized with a capital o; $300,000 wardly. The Secretary knows whenit '
i Orleans and Washington,..... 139 DEAR SIR-Is it not possible to unite which will put 200 acres in ramie. As is wise to know nothing.
Celery Diseases in the south; 'Heterodox"' the seed growers and dealers in .the the output will only about cover the --...-

'onCowpeas.........,...... ..... 140 United States in a protest against the expense involved in the cultivationfor
The Lake Butler Bulletin .
Items.... .......... .......... .. 142 of gratuitous distribution,of seed the it is that strongly
What Plaster Does to Ammonia, ; Satsuma tough Governmental agencies? Can firstjear, suggested denounces the conduct of newspapersthat

on Trif' Uata .........._.....:.... 144 they, not show the injustice taking the Government should contribute lend their news column 'to inter-
/ -. money from the National Treasury, $100,000 toward inaugurating the views with convicted murderers thus
which belongs to all of the American; work. After that the will .
,Increase of Tourist Travel for the of seedsto company aiding in the commutation of sentences
With the, growth.of the orange trees donate to relatively a few of the Amer- be able to make contracts with the while at the same time they

r the old 'gayety and splendor of the ican people?' Why should not such a farmer with the assurances for five condemn ,the practice of lynching,

:Florida season come back to us, and protest plainly state the fact that the years, if necessary, at a handsome which is one, of the direct results of

,that in ever-increasing volume. The seed purchased' with public money and profit for the farmer. The industryonce the failure to inflict proper punish
distributed &t great carrying cost to the established an appropriation of "
tourists.can now circumnavigateCapeSable ment.
j Goverment, comes in competition with
for five is asked .
from Miami to Tampa,by'regular people who are ill able to contest for $5,000 a year years
lines of steamers: They can make trade with seed thus bought at wholesaleand lor, to be devoted primarily to the instruction Mr. L. Q. Kermode owns one of

supplementary excursions to the Bahamas _given away and delivered throughout of the farmers in the best the finest farms in Gulf Hammock.He .

3 and to Jamaica, as well, as to Cuba the whole show country that the at retail distribution? method of raising, harvesting and pre. has recently quit shipping lettuce,
Why not by paring the crude fiber. still his is ,fine also his cabbage
:.. thus taking in the gorgeous.tropics. Government this year amounts to 20- patch ;
) More and more every season' the 359,264 packets,which at 5 cents a packet "In his statement, Mr. Slaught onions English peas, beets and

t a guests are served with, the luxuries ofsemitropical' (the retail price) would be more than a points out that ramie can be readily celery is promising with a prospect for ;

Florida strawberries million dollars ? But in the above num grown in the., United States from the a large yield. Last but not least in

y with Jersey cream,.pranges-and grapefruit ber retail of sell packets for 10 there cents are, or many more which, warm soils ,of New Jersey to Florida,' this line is his immense beds of the #

r hew peas and,.p tatoes- cauliflower Therefore it is safe to say that the retail through all the Southern States west Cuban cigar tobacco which he guards

.; ,the incomparable pompano and seed trade of the United States is beaten to the Pacific coast, and thence downto with great care, as several years' cultivation

Spanish mackerel, ,turtles, oysters, br the eleemosynary dissemination out the State Washington, producingnot and experiment has enabled
-' p shrimp and the=long line ofchoice sea- of somsthing like two millions of dollarsof less than two-crops a year for htm to make unbounded success, and

M fish. Under their present'wise admin. is growing.The-trade in.a single, year. And the evil fiber and has been known,to produce for which he has every facility .for

1strationboth-the great systems of ho- American people like fair play. from fifteen to twenty years with handling and curing. As well .as. an

; ,. ;tels-r-the East ,and West Cpasts-H2n. Yours respectfully dO- proper'care without replanting. The agriculturist Mr. :Kermode is a, ,horticulturist

v [courage' the production' fruit and (Signed) J. STERLING MORTON, raw Chinese ramie, he states, com- as his' orchards of the differ:

-, ,,i J "- f. "vegetable;>>l luxuries, by the neighboring Secretary.In mands 6 cents a pound in this country, ent fruits will attest He also, entertains

Q s 'growers. his annual report Secretary and he predicts that when the.indus strong-:hopes of again, sooaseetag,

1" Atthe hotels,, with' :prices ,ranging Morton.makes telling: hit against this try will have become firmly established the orange tree in full bloom; <,and

.": .from $5.00:up tp ,46:00: .perday: there absurb and outrageous abuse by in the United States that it would vigor-Levy Times: ? mocrat-

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were received, both by express and
-.., ." steamer: and such brought 3.50 to 4.50
r :-. promptly,'and in some cases more, but FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA.

d&M; February 26. about the best express lots today were ,
freely offered at 4.00. Tomatoes have '
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e: been quite plenty, and have continued to JAOKSOIWir: I4E. .A .
\ Corrected by.Marx Bros.. drag from 75c. @ 1.00 for common up to The Oldest National Bank in the ..: t.' .

"- These are.average quotations Extra choice 1.50, 1.75 for average prime; fancy State.. f. .
lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor \large of uniform size and color of.which CHARTERED 1874. .
r lotaselllower. tb.ere.are] a few, command 2.00 and in ,
PioridaOrugel .....wanted..3.oo to 3.50 instances more. Bermuda and Havana By conservative,*yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest. reputation,for solidity
t ...........................bbl 2.50 to 3.00 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. '
Apples(wanted),........,....... crate 4.00 vegetables including onions have met avery We buy and :sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,'drawing our own
Lemons, Messina, 2.50103.00 good outlet at steady prices. drafts OB all parts of the world .
1 English Peas, dried,..............bu 1.50 We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relatiotts'aasuring you that your brand...... ........-. ,04 to. favors shall. at all times receive intelligent and careful attention -' ;\..
Cabbage.Florida.... ... ....each ,i75 Pittsburg Markets. JAMES M. r
Potatoes,Burbank. ......,. .......bbl Florida SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY *
II .............5 barrel lots 1.65 Oranges, fancy, 4.00 to 4.50; President.' '
". .................... sack 1.35 Fancy, russet,3.75 to 4.00 ; Ordinary, 3.00 Cashier.
.. .....'.........ssacklots 1.30 to 3.50; Tangerines, fancy, 4.00 to 5.0C.() ; Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent. ;

'II" Maine N.Y. Early early Rose rose,seed." ... 2.00 1.85 Mandarins, fancy, 3.00 to 4.00; California ..
'! Maine hebron t. .. 2.00 navels, 2.75 to 355 ; Seedlings, 2.50 to
.. slight demand. Florida tomatoes cost Bradley Redjleld.: Eugene B.Rtdfldd.
Maine peerless 2.00 3.00 ; Strawberries, Florida, refrigerator, ..
.. 20 a pound and those from northern hothouses -
Dakota reds 2.00
OD on.JN.Y.....,......... bbl 3.50 fancy, 50c to 60c.; Ordinary, 30c to 40c.; 40 cents. String beans are quite ESTABLISHED 1871. m. .'
Peas,black eye, ....;. ......bushel 1.50 Celery. New Orleans, fancy, doz. bunches, .
", browi-eye,..... ............bu 1.25 90c. to 1.50 ; Onions. Bermuda,. box,4.00 plentiful at 25 cents a quart, while REDFIELD & SON, :....
II clay <..,.......*........ ......bu 1.25 4o 4.50 Havana 3 25 Tomatoes. Southern peas are scarce, and some from 1.50Turnips ; ; California have sold at $1.50 a half peck. Commission MerchantsAND
,N. Y..... ................bbl 150 Florida, carriers, extra fancy, 3.00 te 3 50 ;
Beets.......;............... ......bbl 2.00 Boxes,_2.00 to 2.50; Carriers and boxes, Bright, fresh eggplants cost 20 cents .
,, Parsnip,..........'.........-.....bbl 2.50 1.00 to 1,50 Florida each, and new beets and kohl-rabi, four s'M
; carrots .,........................bbl 2.50 ordinary, ; Cucumbers in a bunch,. 10 cents, and winter Fruit Auctioneers' :
{ Eggs...)......- .0........_-.doz .13 boxes, fancy, 2.50 to 3.00; Ordinary, roots and among !
oyster plant .knob-celertmay
2.00 to 2.50; Beans, wax. extra fancy, bu, '
"' had for the same price. Cabbage from 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa;:
.. 3.50 to 4.00 ; Green, 3.00 to 4.00 ; Ordinary -
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. 2.00 to 2.50; Peas, extra fancy, bu, Long Island; costs 10 cents a head and We handle all kinds of Fruits and vegetables; ,

Corrected by Davis & Robinson 3.00 to 4.00; Ordinary, 1.50 to 2.00; Lettuce the red sort brings 15 cents. There is either at private sale (which has heretefo; .been

Yellow Yams, .,.........._....bush ..3o to 35 Florida head, fancy, bbl, 4.00 to also Danish cabbage in market, and new our custom)or by the auction system (recently..
Sweet Potatoes' ......... ..........- .25 to .30 5.00; One-half bbl, 2.00 to 2.50 ; Bushel, cabbage from Florida. Lettuce is com added to our business)as you may de in.'
Hubbard squash. ................bbl 1.50 1.25 to 1.50; Cauliflowers, California, ing from 'Boston ho -hous s and from .
..... .......... ..doz -
Lettuce, ? no 2.50 Florida and Cuba and Romaine lettuce .
fancy, crate, to 3.00 ; Ordinary, 1.50 j t
Celery. Florida ......... .... .-... .15 to .35
Beg Plants....................'.bbl. 1.50102.00 to 2.00 ; Florida, bbl crates, 3.00 to 5.00 ; from Bermuda. Onions from Bermudaand
Tomatoes, ..._.............crates i. oto 2.00 Egg Plants, Florida, fancy, bbl. crate, Havana bring 13 cents a quart. I X '
Sweet Pepper,.. ..,.,.%.....-...bu 1.50 4 00 to 4.50 Small crates 2.50 to 3.00 Bermuda potatoes sell for 50 cents and t ; '
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r Green Beans,... .... crate 2.qp QUICK WORK; '
Pumpkins ................... each .05 to .10 Fancy, bu; 1.25 to 1.50;: Green Peppers, sweet potatoes from Southern New Jersey -
Kershaws .... ..... ..........each .osto .10 Florida, box, 2.00 to 2.50; Okra, Florida, for 25 cents! a halfpeck.Garden > In selling and paying for Fruits and'Veg-.j
Parsley ...........perdoz.bunches .20 box, 1.00 to 1.25; Beets, fancy, doz. and Forest. > etables shinned to us is nur motto."' \Vie:
Green onions......per doz. bunches .15 ........ > GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS?
Pepper hot..................bushel .75 bunches| 65c. to 75c.; Ordinary, 25c. to I > FIRsT P/ACE BECAUSE WE NEVER *
Sage well cured,,............. .25 50c. SOMERS, BROS & Co. '- ] BUY OURSELVES. They are protected.4 4
Ilens....Z+.. .-...-._.....__.... 30 I > by our experience without default-
40 years
Roosters.................S4-.-.... ..25 ; > ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing'and
i lIa1Cgrown................ .... .20 w. .25 New York Retail. Market.. It* financial stability which any bank of1
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Turkeys, .per pound,gross. 10 merchants having mercantile reports'can
Duw..c .25 to '.30 Oranges from Cuba now sell at $6.00 a verify-then try,us-WE BEUEVE'ODRMETHOD
Geese. ,.... n........ .35 to .40 wholesale t WILL SATISFY YOU. Send '
Leeks ,...........perdoz bunches. .25 barrel' repacwch VhjjgjVfuy! your name for our quotations.. Stencil and
RadUhes,'tI"...............perdoz demand. f sweet, this fruit is not at all showy or j cards frtr. ,Letters promptly answered
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Cucumbers... crate 2.00103.90 s attractive, the skin being coarse and dull .
Spinach, ................perbushel .75 .
Cabbage. Florida. .................. .02 to .04 looking. The Havana fruit also has poor FRENCH & CO.,
-Salsify> ..........perdozen bunches none. J keeping qualities and must be sold-soon
Cauliflower......._...........perbbl 3 00 after landing and used within a fort- I | 116 Warren St., New York.ESTABLISHED .
Green peas,..... .... ....... crate 2.00
Turnips,...... .....s.......... :bunch no demand i i night. The season for Jamaica orangesis cc t : 1855.
Florida .... "...poundsection .10 I also ended, but 250 barrels having been c ... .
Pecans,Honey Florida......... ......pound .08 to .09 }received here during last week. Alto- .. if.,; 1ft...................... ............................... ....AN
New Potatoes...........;.....barrel 3.00 to 3 50 barrels and boxes .
Water-Cress.... ......doz.bunches .25 1 gether, 254,080 23,340 -
of this fruit have come here since the i
first importations last September. But
The Rawls-Williams
GAME. these heavy shipments have been carriedon Company;
Quail....'.......................each .10 little : I
Doves .................... .... each .05 ( with very profit to steamship WHOLI ALE
... ..... ....... lines and importers and in some
a Squirrels ....... each .06 to .08 ___ .
... Wild Ducks .................... each .15 to .25 instances at considerable loss. Of 35,000 -- -- I
Wild Turkeys.................. each ,75 to l.oo barrels of which from The Fence that Turns Everything. Prothice and Commission.
Rabbits................S.........each .10 oranges came
Jamaica in week' in the -
early season
one ,
"4.... all of the fruit was unripe and half of it The fence here shown is made with the ." ,

New York Market. spoiled from being gathered during rains Duplex Automatic Woven Wire Fence C UNT Y,PRODUCE AND TOULTBtW

Oranges-Florida, fancy, 4.50 5.00; and from careless packing. This want of Machine, which is made entirely of wood Domestic and a Foreign Specialty.Fruits in seavm. "t>

usual lots, 3.50 4.00; Russet, prime, care and judgment in picking, packingand and malleable iron, and is so simple and Hay Grain, Flourand Canned Goods. -
3.504.00()( ; Tangerines,Fla.,5.008.00; shipping is said to be the cause of easily-operated that anyone who knows
Mandarins, Fla.,3.005.00; Grapefruit, an unprofitable season: when th6 outlookwas how to turn a grindstone can take it right
I Honest Returns Guaranteed same day.of sale.
Florida, 6.00 12.00; California Navels, highly favorable owing to the into the,field or any place and make 40 to
solicited. Give trial
Consignments us a
2.50 3.75. scarcity of Florida oranges. The season CO rods a day of the best fence on earth,
; We will be pleased to send Quotationson
I. .. The Savannah steamers Monday,Tues. for the Blatter is also closing; the .best horse-high bull-strong, pig, chicken or '

day and Friday.brought 4,000 packages now sell for- $5.00 a box at wholesale. rabbit-tight at a cost .for the wire of only Offices and Salesroom, 500 and Sot West Bay St.

Florida vegetables and scattering lots Washington Naval oranges, from California 12 to.20 cents a rod. It can be made in a Warehouses, F.C.& Yards,Jacksonville.Fit.
have arrived both by rail and express. are the showiest of all citrus. variety of styles'or designs, using either "

The Bermuda steamer Wednesday fruits now seen here, and are especially plain orbarb wire for the fop and bottom

brought l 772 pkgs, and Havana steamer bright and clean; $3.50 a box, at whole- margin wires, and by using wire pickets, of the wire. Send for their i illustrated

410 pkgs., latter mostly onions. Beets sale, is a fair price for this choice fruit, weaving them right into the fabric, ornamental catalogue which fully .describes.machine

have arrived more freely, and all kinds which juicy and sweet. Of Mediterranean designs can be made.suitable not and shows 24 different .designs of fence

show a decline. Florida cauliflowers have oranges, good Volencias sell for onl y.for farm residence,but also for city the machine will make. j

been very plenty,but nearlyall defective $2.65, and Sorrentos for $2.15, prices on and suburban residences. Messrs. Kit- ---. a.---- or.

and bulk of the receipts have not realized Mediterranean oranges and lemons hav- selman Bros., Ridgeville, Indiana, whose Cheap Rates to Washington; and

I enough to cover, expenses; choice stock ing advanced fifteen to twenty-five centsa advertisement appears in this paper, I New Orleans.
is wanted, and would command much box during last week. Grape fruit front claim this their Automatic Machine is

more than quoted. Eggplants have advanced Jamaica costs $0.00 to $10.00, and from the result of ten years' experience, The Florida Central and ,Peninsular-
somewhat under continued moderate Florida'$12.0) a box, at wholesaler in the manufacture of woven wire fence Railroad has issued beautiful and unique

offerings and a fair demand. Let- Okra from Cuba costs 10 cents a dozen, machines and is Perfection Itself. They folders giving a list of the )low rates at

tuce. has shown wide range in quality and peppers 5 cents a piece. Short also claim to be able to sell a machine which tickets will be sold at all point on

and value; fancy has realized 3.00 to 3.50 plants of celery from Rochester, 'N ew [land enough wire to make 100 rods of an their line for Mardi Oras at New Orleans

promptly in instances more, but bulk of York'sell for 75 Cents a dozen, and the i "Idqal Farm Fence" for less money than and the inauguration ceremojiiefl.. ftt

the receipts have been too poor to exceed longer ones from California, beautifully 90 rods of any good woven wire fence Washington. Those intending. to visit

1.50 to 2.50 with many lots lower. Few blanched, for $1.00, while the new crop i now on the market can be bought for in either CIty should consult these rate.

if any green peas have arrived. String! from Florida commands 150.: The best; the roll Irf one case you have the '
beans have arrived feeely but have,nearlyall cauliflower now comes from Florida, fence only. In the other you not only have "BKOWJJ'S BRONCHIAL Taocn s" are

been of ordinary or.poor quality, and ,large perfectly white heads costing 35> a-much better fence for less money but a unrivalled for relieving Coughs Hoene-

eales have ranged from'1.00 3.00,latterfigure cents each; ,those from California are machine also ,with which you can dotil ness and all Throat Troubles. Sold.th1y

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f{ TA-IIf:( ,but I, have always obisenred'iat lamnwer

where the proper..cu1tlvati9D (PERRY DAVIS'JA ; '
I ii attended to, and the plants kept Sure and Safe Remedy la heavy feeders of Potash, '" "

i thrifty+ growing state, that'these Potash exerts a marked influence .,
and evef1ldn4of
dUtaKS are'not very apt. to attack It. every cast ,
In t tjie South'we\ used to be troubled Bowel Complaint b on the quality and quantity 4 Ti l d .

ytry much with celery blight, but since of the fruit. Florida soils ,

we have begun to use a.heavier percentage amKillerThis being largely deficient in Pot. .x

: .of potash i in the fertilizer this! ash, a heavy application 'of a
har'almost entirely.disappeared. The
hot summer weather brings on the Is a true statement and fertilizer containing not less Shortest, Quickest, Most Attractive.
It can't bo made too strong than 12 ofActual ,
,.blight in certain localities, but when % I :ROU'I'
mate fall don't have it or too emphatic.
we .a crop we a
but' on the first of it a slight Potashshould BETWEEN
It is simple, safe and quick ,
:ipraying with a thin solution of car- THS

t' 'bei ate of copper is a sure remedy. core for be made. The best Florida Central and PeninsularNEW

ThU blight can easily be recognized, Cram'; OonghjOolio Rhemnatism, in the will
'ai>the whole.plant begins wilting, and Odds, neuralgia, groves state beartestimony THROUGH ROUTES.

little >black the Toothache to these facts.All -5 9
t spots appearall over Diarrksa, Croup, New York to Jacksonville by
1.T eI,J which very soon turn brown about Potash-the results of its use by actual experiment New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash-
: Two sixes, S e6 and BOc. on the best farms in the United Statesistold and ington. Southern Railway to
sAd die. If it passes a certain stage, in a little book which we publish and will gladly Northern 1 Columbia, Florida Central &
the best-:plan is to 'pull 1 up the plant Keep It by you. Beware of nail free to any farmer in America.who will write for it. ,Air Line. Peninsular points in all principal
.and burn it prevent its spreading toithnr' Imitations. Buy only the U Nassau St.,Ns w York, 1 Cincinnati to HartimanJunoCinclnnatl -
'plants; l which it is sure to do iflaalose1 Genuins-Perry Davis. tion by Queen & Crescent
Harriman Junction to Ashe
;, We have also the leaf spot BoW Bth 'ytalaerr.LoooOOOOOOO.. Asheville & I yule and Columbia by Southern -
which is not as destructive as Railway and Florida
; Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular Colum-
tKiHbrmer. 'disease; in fact, it may exist J bia to Jacksonville. 3

to,quite an extent and 'a good crop be t Cincinnati to Jacksonville by j
Cincinnati Queen &: Crescent to Chattanooga -
HMHc'flevertheless.' Spraying with the Choice and } Southern B'y to Ever-
tame solution the first sign tends to will build brick Florida ette Florida Central&:Peninsular -
on C. C. Chitty a store Limited. to all important Florida
e&ck f uitherapreading. We have the building at Micanopy. points.KansasCity.

rjpt also: which is often caused bypfcmature It'is'said that considerable buildingis Pineapple Kansas andJackgo'vllle City Memphis R.E., to Fort Kansas Scott Cit&,

z hilling to the plant. .Some06weh for Pehsacola and }to Birmingham Southern R'y
in sight Tampa
to Everette, Fla. Central i:
begin hilling up to the plant other Florida towns. Plants'ti.. Thro' Line Peninsular to all Fla. points.
Mp|.before it is fully grown. This i is Louis to Jacksonville by
News comes from Tallahassee' that Short Line to Du ,
mistake it is rust 1St.
as cause on
;; apt Central to ,
Holly Sp'gsfloate Holly Bp'gs
Contractor L. Lanlin will build
J. atwostory
tits;; milk,-, which will spread: to the City, Memphis &: Birmingham -
residence for Lewis M.Live- I to Birmingham,Sou.
1._ Celery should not be hilled up Smooth Cayenne I II.! Home Grown !H! J H'y to Everette and F. C.&:P.
the of.Clinton and Cal-
foef,blanching until fully grown; if it is ly, on corner : Sioux City&Chicago to Jack

JiJTearlier! it "takes away the nice, houn.streets. Holly tfp'gsRoute.. }sonville.Sp'g. KM Ill.0. M.Cent.&: to Holly Birmingham -

cli pan4:nutty flavor we prize so high- Contractor A. J. Fish has materialon ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY.F. : Sou. RV to Ever-
ette and the F.o. &P.
1 lj. Blanching is best done by the use the ground for a stone'building'on: .. Louls'llle&Nash'ille to Rive

at boards laid on edge close to the Jefferson street. N. PRICE New, Orleans Junction. F. C. &: P. only

Jl : tta: d'held in .position by soil or J. ,H. Gato will erect two large cigar Jackfto'ville To }between route with New through Orleans sleepers and

.tke*. In the blanching process one factories and forty ,cottages in North P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO FLA. Jacksonville.The .
F. C. &: P. has 700 miles of 'track in
lies to study his market for what is Springfield. Florida running through theTobauo

wanted, and act accordingly. If this The"Catholics of Palatka, are diligently HOME GROWN Stock Regiont farming: and Dairy Section,

undone the celery crop is sure to pay bestirring themselves in their -"" Peach and Strawberry Lands,

well for the time and money spent on endeavor to secure: funds for erectinga Orange Phosphate, Banana Belt.and Pineapple Country,

it.='The'Horticultural Gleaner. new and more- commodious church Pineapple Slips Hat the Other Silver fine Spring Scenery and, '

building. The Great Hunting Count, .
Readies the Noted flthing Ground.
Heterodox on Cowpeas. The Plant System Investment Com- and SuckersOf I Has the best lands for tillage,greatest variety
Tfeelate'Franklin Stearns remarked is i of soils in the State,and above all
: erecting thirty-five at
t .. pany cottages the Following Varieties
friend of mine "that lies Tla which be Runs over the Central RJdgeland
to> a more Springs, are to occupied Where It Is High and Healthy.

I y'-'d' 'been told about peas. than of any by employes of the Plant SystemJacksonville's ROI SALE: Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
other.crop and yet he sowed them the best freight facilities for any produce to
new standpipe is to the Northern markets.
largely. L sow from five to thirty acres be a steel structure 200 feet high, of: ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN Send also for the best map of Florida. (sent
free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A
.' artar. ;chiefly i as food for hogs, and 300,000 gallons capacity, thirty feet in QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY ,

shall continue to sow them in spite of diameter, and cost about 17000. A QUEEN, S IOOTIt CAYENNE, PER- Jacksonville,Fla.
_the fact that they will not grow on 2oooooo.gallon reservoir will also be
NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.
poor land-a fact I was some years in constructed.The 4 # .1,

laiag, misled by statements of following good news comes from Apply to Offers to Shippers

.MisJ.h Ors and:articles in agricultural Apalachicola.) The new bank building G. 0. MATTHAMS, The Shortest and Quickest Route

is in course of erection and will .
: Florida Pineapple Company, BETWEEN
like other
renovating crops,
soon'be finished. It is situated
need food, and plenty of it; then they Orto.
the custom house Water street
to on ;
wi4 par; without they will live it is HADDOCK MATTHAMS,
and will be 26x50. This new banluwil Improved Ventilated Cars,this company -
true, but at "a poor dying rate.;" For- be run in connection with the Capital West Palm Beach, Fla is better equipped than ever ever tohandle
: food is the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
tuiwtely.the they require
cheap. City Bank of Tallahassee.. Fra- Insure close connections and prompt despatchto
On' thif farm,.phosphoric acid, solubleor all Eastern and Western Markets.
dosia is building a new store on Market
insoluble; fills the and bill. Potash, sofm' street, about 50x60.: The Windsor -- !!!P'Plh9! G Q.L.D! I out Through change cars or delay.destination with

Bot'required, nitrogen, even House will be finished in a few Perishable freight followed by wire and
'if'i days. It is being painted. It will ac wllltellyoahow to t wire tenoeon points and arrival at destination.
Planter. earth,horse-htggh,bull-strong and., All) claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
commodate about H. B.
100 guests. nig-tight.{ at the actuAl wholesaleeojtoiwHj. I adjusted.
h. tselmanBros. BoxB.Ridgevllle, Ind.
1: ow.IoIk.! in Jacksonville's hand- Tucker is building anew residence on See that your goods are marked
:Magnolia street. The house will be vfaF.C.&P.RR.
'.. .new buildings, the Gardner ready. for in about two For information call on or address the undersigned -
'and tHe* is occupancy R MONEY MAKER : -
Mock Armory, progressing i
; : weeks. The proprietor of the Fuller c. E. TAYLOR Tray.A'gt,Ocala,Flt..
'JipicItr -tU thrifty indohtrioao hea.All about her W. B. TUCKER Gen.A't,Qrlando.lPJa.o. .
Hotel will soon have forty more rooms and how to mate mOM from poultry iJaNewPoultrYCuldeforl897. .
= H.HOLDEN,TraT. A gt.Leebu ,Jrla .lsnniberS cottages are be- added. This will make the hotel the Printed la eolort!bert pl 1 M for w.R.FULL Ell TraT.A'@"t.TaDl-pa. 1')&.

t, .[erected: in Jacksonville for this largest in this_ county. Accommoda- MO for DonJtpr pages dieeueL booses; gent;lure for reined 160.if!JOG.ana write recipe now.* Or N.S. PENNINOTON Jacksonville.Trame Hanacer. ,' ;'.

_ixuoa of the year' tions can be had for zed guests. JIBS BAUSS2S,,Y.,Sa 31,fitepcrt,EL W H. PLEASANTS, General Freight,Act

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FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres-' r T>9WKBR'S ANIMAL MEAL. To D'ake' hens
; OTTER HAVEN NURSERIES 390 acres. Excellent: fo stock raising and J_) lay and chicks grow. Our little book the' ,
/ tobacco growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, I Egg tells all about ll. H. W. AMSDEN

Fla. 8-24-tf 9-i9-tf Ormond, Fla, .
'; :Oiftltheir'Fine. 1 : Stock:;of ,'CITRUS TREES' at; Reduced Prices. I

r..}. [\TURSERY TREES: -I WILL-HAVE 2O,000 TT7IRB NETTING best goods for the least
Ll budded trees of the most popular varietiesfor VV r money. .Write for latest price list. B. W.
:If delivery this fall and winter. Send in your AMSDEN,Ormond, Fla. 9-9-tf '
3 Pahon::Brown, Ruby:Amory/laft Bloods, St. Michael, Jaffa'ash. Navels orders now,Tend be sure to get what you want.
;' .Taroiff Pric s and particulars on application. W. K.
Dancy Villa Franca '
; King Tangerines; Lemons. -
r Trimble Braidentown, Manatee County Fla. GRASS (PASPALUM PLA-
./TiiumphMarall Seedless, Thbrnless Silver Cluster POIp los. i2-26-tf ) grass for lawns and permanent
pastures. Sets,$i.5o per 1,000 by express; 35
f.* At $25per 100 f.o.b.10; per cent, off on 500 lots. NO EQUALS IN THE STATE. SATSUMAtrees cents per hundred,postage paid. M.F.POWERS,
... on sweet stock Hart's Late. Dancy Lawtey Fla., <.
Tangerines and Parson Brown, budded low,
; .. All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1\ inch diameter. Buds trained to sticks. Buds 4 to 7 feet high. Limited '

: ... .4.} to 6.feet high, ,first,class in every' respect and guaranteed true to name. stock. Write H. FRIEDLANDBR. In- WANTED, A LARGE trees QUANTITY on sour stock OF 3 CHI.or 4

,AddressRICHARD KLEMM Winter Haven Fla. terlachen 10-10-15 years old. Also, some Lemon trees on trifoliata
1 I TREES.CARNEY. PARSON stock. State price and particulars.
NURSERY 12-5-8 Box New Orleans La.PHOENIX .
Grape Fruit budded low on 1294 ,
.'1'heyare Coming1.Mr. "CENT-A-WORD" COL UMN. sour stock,at very reasonable prices.
k t 6 mos C..G01tIP RTS. Lady Lake,Eteu. NUBSERIES.-A CHOICE SE-
.-A. L..:w aittf rmerly: of.Gleason & Citrus Trees at bottom prices, No -
'Waitt writing from Orlando- Fla. confirms RATES.Twenty words, name apd address, SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A Fine Bear back numbers. Fourteen years in the business. .
one week,25 cents;three weeks 50 cents Nothing Orange Grove-ft south side lake front- Send for price list before buying
;the accuracy of The Guide's state taken for less than a railroad front, and one mile from town. Also PHCENIX NURSERIES
went, after the reported freeze in Floridathat' 25 fine vegetable and strawberry land. Send for 12.2612 Braidentown,Fla.
t: nO'"damage was done' to the fruit for this column MUST be pre circulars. Address Postoffice Box No. (3,
: 116 12 Lakeland Polk Co., Fla.EGGS SALE.-TWO THOUSAND THRIFTY
trees and little to the
Vegetable crop.- FOR
Send no stamps larger than two cents. Seedlings. One hundred Cherry
TO HATCH. First-dass S.C. B.
pineapple, plants were uninjured Initials and figures. count,as one word. Eggs, (Forsyth and Amsden strain) Iaure1-a fine evergreen. A nearly new loo-egg

.fe' and predicts a'good crop of this delivered f.o b,Jacksonville at $r.oo per r3i; $2 I II Incubator. A. J. ALDRICH,

fruit; The orange ,trees are splendid I BLACK LANQSHANS ARE MY POULTRY I per 50. M. CHESEBRO. ,12-26-8 Orlando, Fla.

> is the finest in the State' Plummers, Duval Co.,Fla.YPU .
condition,:but a small. crop is predictedfornextseason .I My Sock I PLUMS &OTHER FRUITS;
Eggs for hatching, Jt for thirteen; $5 per hun- PEACHES
: : :south of Sanfordr- The etc. Low prices to close
dred. T, K.GODBF.Y,
estimate;of 125,000 boxes as the output 2-27-:-3 Waldo, Fla. thousands who during the last twenty season. SUMMIT. Monticello NURSERIES, Fla.WANTED .
'for this season Is believed l to be about correct years have used THE PAINE FERTILIZER 2-13-3
COR SALE-ONE OF THE BEST FRUIT COMPANY'S Celebrated High-Grade Special Mix
Mr. Waitt makes the astounding 4,000 BUDDED ORANGE
in the for.less than cost of build-
Farms State, tures have proven their value. Prepared
'.statement ,that the next season's Florida especially 1.000 Tangerines.State .
ings. T. K. GODBEY, for Vegetables Trees and Vines Florida age and kind of stock variety and age of
orange crop will probably reach'.1,000,000 2-27-3 Waldo!:Fla. soils Write them at Jacksonvile. Fla. 1'3 6 bud,stating lowest price delivered. _

boxes.-Fruitman'a Guide. TMPJBUIAL PEKIN DUCK EGGS FOR 2-13-4 E. H. MOTE Leesburg Fla.
SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A 200EggIncubator
JL of thirteen S/ set of new
4I --. hitching Setting i.s'; and Brooder. Address "D"
ducks and drake Address mnOROUGH-BRED MAMMOTH LIGHT
ducks, two a 94.
>' Business Notices. MRS: MARIE KLEMM. tf Care of Farmer and Fruit Grower. JL Brahma Cockerels and Pullets, $1.00 to foo.

2-27-:4 Winter Haven Fla. PEKIN DUCK EGGS for Hatch. Plymouth Rock Pullets,.$ixo each. From prize
f SBED-See the new ad of Cameron IMPERIAL winners. Mas. GOMFERTS.
of 13 for$2.00;three settings for 6 Lake Fla.EAUTIFUL .
mos Lady ,
;front page. A few minutes in his placeof "GEORGIA MELON" !! $5.00. Address MRS MARY KLEMM

,business show him to be one of the 3-6-6 winter Haven, Fla. PLANTS.-Nightbloomtng Queen

I-? i\ busiest) men in the city. quarters for Melons; headquarters for Seed. X> Cereus 25c; California grown Calla Lily .
LATE AND PARSON BROWN Bulbs warranted to bloom this.
Standard varieties; best quality. to Grow HART'S season,soc plants
-- "Melons" and Catalogue free. Also King Cotton s and Buds. Write fur prices eta 3OC; Zanzavarina iscT Strobilanthns, 15C; Ota
e,. a Seed. GEORGIA MELON SEED CO., 123 If W"R..MANN Mannville F1a. heite Orange 2oc; California Violets, IDC.-year
'DARGAI (.-47 ACRES OF LAND, 10 2-27-4 Thomasville Ga. olds, 2SCi; Lady Campbell same price Lantana, .
.X> cleared: 7,in orange trees, horse, imple- CALLA LILY BULBS-California'growu, "Sunrise," isc; Pink Oleander, 159; Carnations,
meat:etc., ready for immediate_use-; house and SA L} .-YARSlI large 20 cents, free by mail. Pladts loc; Spotted-leaf Begonia, isc. Hundreds of oth
out--b1 1d1ngs.. Boat and rail transportation. FOR in 8-inch pots for Easter blooming,50 cent I era RUMLEY'S ROSE GARDEN
Walters Pomelo; Pineapple, Parson .
Suitable for Tobacco or any other crop. Address Brown, Tangerine Jafla Hart's Tardiff, St. GARDEN Keuka I Lake,

9. V.-'BOWIE, Pomona ('Putnam county- ), Fla. Michath) Ruby.Boone's? Early and King Orange; .

1f 't3--.- Carney, August Genoa and Vil'a Franca Lemon, -
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......t j s all stock. All first-
)3. A VA8SERS ANTED.-RELIABLE class. Sixty thousand trees' :
..'v/ ..meaD 'into"pro.fitable'bnslness. Eipeases 2-27-3 J. M. CHAFFER,Candler Fla. THE NURSERIES

F advanced to parties who can furnish sat-
ufactory: references. Address ABA JO AND SUMATRA TO- ,

THE.FARM ORCHARD NURSERIES, VUELTA One year's growth in Florida. f
T a-134 Glen St.Mary, Pla, Ounce 30 ceEts; pound, $3.
I 2--27-3 C. BAILLIB, Interlachen Fla. C. M. MARSH, Proprietor.Wholesale .


We have left a few thousand Orange Lemon TREES at Reduced Prices.-
and Grape Fruic trees for sale. Prices from 15 to NURSERY to close out our surplus stock of .

2 cents each. J. W. & P, WAITE,Magna trees we will greatly reduce prices on all leading
ua>N es.Bel1eview,Fla. ,a-13-tf varieties. Send in your orders early.W. and Retail. Dealer In ,. .

EXCHANGE.BUDDED CITRUS 2-20-tf Braidentown, Fla.
{ FOR and budwood in exchange for pure
blooded Plymouth Rocks and Brows Leghorn FOR SPRING BUDDING. "
fowls. F.. .D./, .VMTE. Belleiew.-, Fla. 2-13-U BUDWOOD*varieties for sale at $4 per 1,000. General Nursery
Centennial, Homosassa, Nonpariel and Majorcaare ,
'CHANCE--A BEARING $5 per 1.000. Satsuma, Tangarine, Parson
IRILLIANT inside the limits of the Brown, Duroi Blood Amory Blood, Ruby Blood '
of St.Petersburg:, will br lOrd and Pomelos are $8 per 1,000. King Boone's
low on account of owner'death. Address BOX Early, Pfueapple and Marsh's Seedless are$I.SO THE LARGEST ASSORTMENTOF
624},Jacksonville, Fla. per loo, .All buds warranted free from all insect
pest and from.bearing trees.
MAMMOTH BRONZE TURKEYS,CORNISH 2-20-tf Braidentown, Fla. Lemon Lime and
Black Langshans. Hen Orange GrapefrffiLTrce&1We & -
Eggs $.00 per dozen; Turkey$ ,
..1235 MRS W. H. MANN Mannville, Fla. -POE- SALE CHEAP THREEHORSEpower
i U Automatic Acme'Keros1 ne F.igine as .
good as new,made by the Rochester Tool Com Make a Specialty ofSEEDLESS

2-20-3 Stanton, Fla.
Planting Melons, either for-market ,or home
use should buy their seed of me. I have all va- DEODORIZED .BLOOD J\IEAL.-ltyou
riet'es.' and to those purchasing I furnish and plenty of eggs
r full directions for growing,giving each purchaser feed it. Send for circulars Guaranteed as rep- SEE OUR LIST BIl3Itow.
the benefit of my fifteen years in Melon Growing.Monticello resented. C. E.SMITH State Agent
,Y .. W. M. GIRARD U. 2-20-6 Seabreeze, Fla. Our intentions are to close out this immense stock of Citrus trees, If fine trees and bedrock r
prices will do it. We have twenty five varieties of Citrus trees propagated on Sour- .
FOR HATCHING LIGHT BRA. Grapefruit Sweet and Rough Lemon Seedling Roots as follows :. "

FRUIT TREES. VINES, EGGS and Plymouth Rocks bred for utility. .
81.0o.per 13.Mas.. GOMPERTS .
PLANTS and.NUT TREES. .Lady Lake, Fla. ORANGES. L&MONS.. _
Tangerine Eureka(seedless) -.:
For Southern Orchards, Gardens Dancy .
Satsuma(seedless) Belair Premium and Genoa.
; and Groves. .
d No agents. FOR HATCHING Silver Spangled
Write for price list. EGGS one dollar for fifteen; Rose Comb King Mandarin. POMELO or GRAPEFRUIT. ,..
JENNINGS NURSERY CO., White Leghorns one dollar for fifteen. Thor. King Tangerine. '
9-26-25: Thomasville. Ga. oughbred stock J. W MASSEY Kumquats(oblong and round). Marsh Seedless.
2-13-3 Mount Dora, Fla. Ruby Blood. ', Excelsior.
Late Seedless "".- Aurantium (sweet rind)
Joppa ( ) .
FOR; Pineapple. -- --. }
*'f < Yam Seed Potatoes by W. J, HUS- Valencia Late. 0, ." LIMES
,111\ leading varieties at Lowest Prices CarD TON,Candler, Fla. Price, >li per crate.: 2-13-3 Parson Brown S .
Parson Brown, Sanford Medt. Sweet Paper St. Michael Blood (paper rind) J Tahiti (seedl 8)Jatra.Sanford's )
f Rind Michael,Pierces': Ruby. Jaffa,- Pinea .
St. SWEET ). :
ple'! Majorca, Cunningham Homolass'aud SATS Hart's Tardiff (Sanford's).
the least by the last freeze with <
''Hart' Pernambuco, Improved, Triumph, Centennial. Japanese Peaches, Plums, Chestnuts andBoon's ;;
Walters,'Everett and Marsh's Seedless Grape thern:oto. eter asjow as twenty. Address ;
Early.Mediterranean. Persimmon Trees.Strawberry : ,_>'_
/Froit,Satsuma,Tangerine and King All fine '-
1- "- Interlachen, Fla. Sweets, (Sanford's.: ) and Pineapple Plants, etc. < "
oae year old buds on four: and five''tU' old -
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}- 'Roach Lemon;Grape Fruit and Sour stock, Will For. and apply to < l '
catalogue price-list
varieties KAFFIR CORN descriptITe Y
1. bud dormant on contract to any parties QUART 25 ''. '
may detire.>. Fine-Kumcjuiit Budwood for sale WHITE by mail. Cassava seed.: White and -i:,
:t Correspondence solicited' .Address CW.. Fox. Barred Plymouth Rock Egz,$I.OO for 12; $i 50 r C. IMC.: S ,... .* --

'.R. Villa Lake Nurseries, 'Fruitland- Park, Jake for 24, A. F STYLES, Phillips, Fla. I, 1 e1c3n.ds.1P'iiwz: 'i; _., .
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Sailing Dates,for March, 1897: ti9k OGiJE4t.


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La Grande Dachesse........................ ............,.........?_.............Tuesday March 2
:City tngasta. ................;-.... .... .e... ..........................Thursday, March 4 I
Kansas City...,.............. .. .................'. ...;..:.. ........... .... ...Saturday, March 6
; City Birmingham...... ........................ '.. ......,........,..... .. Tuesday, March 9
La Grande Duchesse........... ,. .......... ...../.....?:,..... ..........Thursday March n
r Cltut.Augu.ta........... .. ;..!.........,........... .... .....................Saturday, March 13
#I' 'Kansas City.... .. .... ...........;... ........ .............. .:....... ....Tuesday, March 16
City of Birmingham...... ..... .r.....................:.....lxi................Thursday, March 18
La Graade Duchesse,............. ,... .........,,,.. '.,v.:: .......,........ Saturday, Marcho '
City of Augusta...... ...........'..........................;.......'!,....,..... .Tuesday, March 23
;% .Kansas City.... k ............ ...?.!........;......... .,.. .;.....: ,....Thursdayl\larch
City of Birmingham...... ....h ..... .............,.. .!...................Saturday, March 27 -
,' LaOrande. ,Dachesse........... ...t ............ ...................Tuesday,March 30
G.M.SORRELL, Manager New Pier No.,35, North River


Nacooehee..v...............................,?"..... ......................Thursday, .4
Chattahoochee...<..,. ..,.... ... .................................Thursday, l.tarth 11
Nacoochee .............. ...... ................ .................................Thursday, Match 18 Finest Cuisine and Serf ce. Jfo Transfer.Between JaeTtsonrille. and New York
Chattahoochee....... ....?...........-............:........ ................ ...Thursday. March 25
.Naeooehee.-.............:.......un.uu..u ..... :.n......Thursday,'April i The'Fleet is composed of the following Handsome,New Steel Steamers:
RICHARDSON & BARNARD.;Agents, Lewis's Wharf..

C (new), "llgonpn, IroquoiS, Cherokee, Seminole,
,. Pier 18, foot Spruce Street-3 P. M. -.
.City of Macon......, ..!.............. .. ...:.. ...... .........,... ..........Monday, March i ,. ,
Gate City....,.:.......: .:....... ........... ..I............ ...... ........._:.....Friday, March 5
City of Macon......... .........:...................... .......... .............Wednesday March 10 a.NORTHBOUND.. ,: ,
Gate City......:.........'...............,.::;:..... ;:......, .. ....... .:. .... Monday, March 15 > -.n.< t.
City of Macon.......:.!..!.............'.,..... .. ...,!', .... ..!,....Saturday, March 20 Steamers are appointed to sail according toHhe tide. .,._.> ." .
Gate City....:!.......:.....-... ............... ..:.......:............ ... :.....Thursday,.Dlarch25 '. < -
,City of Macon. .. ....."..... ........ ... ..........................?...::........Tuesday, March 30 Prom JACKSONVILLE! FLA., (calling at Charleston. ),...?.... .......Sundays Tuesdays and Thursday*,

\ M. C.,HAMMOND,Agent,Pier iS,foot Spruce Street. Erom CHARLESTON. S. C., .............................. ......... Mondays,Wednesdays. and Friday". .
SAVANNAH. TO NEW YORK. For hours of sailing see "Clyde Line Schedule;! of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers; -
Central ((00 Meridian) Time-as below .

Kansas City.. ,......Tuesday Mar s.6,30 p.m." City of Augusta.....Thursday,Mar.: I8,6 30 p.m. SOUTH BOUND..
City of Birm'gh'm.... Ths'day, Mar 4,600 p.m. I Kansas Gty..Saturday,, 7 oo p.m. .: '
La Gr'de Duchesse., Saturday Mar. 6,8.00 p. m. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier i 29 East River New York'at 3 p.m., as follows: ,
CityorAugusta.Tuesday.Mat.9II.ooa.m., City. of Birm'gh'm.Tuesday,Mar,23, 1000 e.m..

e .Kansas City..Thursday Mar. n, 7 oo p. m La Grande Duchesse..Thursday, Mar.25,12 noon CHARLESTON, S. C., ...............'.......................... Mondays, Wednesdays andTridays'
City of Birm'h'm...Saturday Mar. 13, 3.00 p. m. City of AugustaKansas .Saturday Mar.27, 3 oo p. m.
r La Gr'de Duchesse..Tuesday, Mar. ,5 o j p m. City........Tuesday, Mar. 30,oo.p.m. For JACKSONVILLE ., (calling atChar1 ton) .................Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

.. Centraf(90( Meridian) Time-aa below.' BOSTON AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line, [Freight flilj.]

. ,Tallahassee. ......Thursday. March 4. 630 p. m. Nacoochee........Thursday, March 2S, 7 00 p.'m ** .'
Nacoochee_ ..-,.Thursday. March 11,7.00 p. m. Chattahoochee..Thursday, i,6 oo p. m. Calling at Charleston S. C..,both ways.
vjChattahooehee... Thursday, March 18,6.30p. rr. '

'Central ((00 Meridian) Time-as below. ,. Ar appointed to follows: '

Gate City..Monday, March 1,500 p. Gate City....... ..Saturday March so, 7.ooP. m. rom foot of Hogan Street, Jacksonville, From Lewis' Wharf, Boston,
' City of Macon.......t Friday, Mch.5, 7.00 p. City of Macon..,.Thursday, March 257.00 p. m. THURSDAYS. FRIDAYS. .
.Gate city..... Wednesday March io, n.ooa. m'l Gate City.........Tuesday, March 30,5.00 p. m. J
_City of Macon......Monday, March 15 4.00 p. '\
WALTB&HAWKINS, Fid. P. A., W. J. FARRELL,Sol.. Agt.. ,
Jacksonville Florida. / cjb 'S ST. JOaNS AVER IHf4E
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Jacksonville, Falatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate

Landings on the St. Johns River. '
The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer ....

,Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers ., CAPT W A. SHAW, ._ t

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flfi. 'w.T BAt. AT., JAOKSOJWII 'LA. Leave Jacksonville.......<.....N..N..t. Sundays Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3.30 p.m
r '\ Returning Leave Sanford 9.90 a.m.,and Enterprise 9.30 sin ..Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays.SOUTHBOUND. .. .
,We.Handle Only. the Best. and Most' Reliable Seeds A Comple Stock of f .

Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal Read Down. I -.... SCHEDULS..Jacksonville. ............. ..... Arrive Up. -
Leave 3 30 p. m .....,......;. ... ... ;y.: 2.00&.11I.
,; .. .4513 m. ...................... ...Palatka...............;...; :..... Leave 8.oop.m.
Meal -Both ZJOQ a. m. __................... ... .Astor.... ........................ "' 3.00 p. a.
! Cotton Seed Bright and Dark.8TAT8 440 a. m; _...._..........._ St. Francis...........;:............ 1.30P.m.
.......e'........... .............. ........... Beresford ............_.h.."" ft. 12.ool&ootI
Arrive 8.00 a. ra. ..........'..... ,...Sanford.........-........ ..... __ 9.00..m.
AGENTS FORPertlHxer PURE GROUND, BONE .. 9.25&. ni. ................... .... };Jterprise..i........ ...... g.3O&.m.

.:.: :; Yyg.8rl-lllBn ,Bo. j NITRATE SODA, General Passenger and Ticket Onlce, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville'.

; Stir Brand' Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH
A.J. COLE,Gen.Pasarnger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York.M. .
,GUARANTIED AN YSIS. H. CLYDE, .ist.ant Manager Bow jag Green,New York.
r SULPHATE POTASH TUEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Often, New York.F. '
M. IRONMONGER: Jr., Florida* Passenger Agent,204 West Bay K.,ladueafffi.Fk .
= ',trine Treea!. and IfeptaHeFE&TILIZER., KAINIT Etc JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jackson.Fla -;: 4f", "
r- & ;-t:' ,' J. A. LESLIE Superintendent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville. .? .

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Land plaeter" i is the'sulphate of lime, pounds, hat' its great value lies in its Gulf-States, even at the trouble of winter used for tanning purposes and.makes,

n'' .. while what we'call lime" is a,carbonate -, power to fix and hold the valuable ammonia protection. The Trif oliata stock increases it is said an excellent substitute: for
'In one case, the lime is combined in stables and manure piles. For the hardiness of the Satsuma, itself
the reat..Anaconda and
with sulphur! : while.*in ,the other, it is this reason, we would always use it with one of the most hardy of oranges. Southern coffee. At
'combined with. carbonor; carbonic acid.To the tMnure.-Rural New Yorker. Georgia Alabama Louisiana, and St. Lawrence mines at Butte1\Ion-

illustrate; ordinary cooking'soda is a Much, straw, dried grass or other refuse Texas, as well as Northern Florida may tana, $30,000 a month is now realized

carbonate'of soda combined with carbonic for bedding in,the stable will retain have the luxury number sufficient for from the green, copper-bearing water

acid. Iauber's''.alt, which many persona the ammonia in urine which' is more home consumption, and it comes at a that flows from. the caverns 'of the
have taken as medicine is sulphate valuable than'solid manure. In savingthe time when the season for most of the
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:of soday.orsoda combined with\ sulphur; "urine,.yoo save the most valuable Southern fruit is passed. earth. and'which was for years'allowed
Ammonia in urine and other manures is part:of the_voiding of cattle and horses. 1 to waste. There seems to be pro

,found chiefly in the_form'of'a carbonate.In .... February 5 the liquor establish fitable use for everything if a fellow can

'' this'form,. it ia'aai1y, volatilized and Satsuma on Trifoliate. ment of Joseph ArbonaPensacolawas only find out how to apply it and'corner

passes away as vapor, When plaster 'is In the nursery of Hastings &("Wylie at destroyed by fire. the market.-Augusta Chronicle.
put with;it, a change,takes'place.: The Interlachen the Satsuma budded ,Trifoliatstockin .
on -
". sulphur in',the' plaster unites ,with the S
the fall of 1895 fruited The West Advertiser the .
ammonia, while the carbonic acid of the : ) Key says I The Farmers' Manufacturing Company '
quite considerably in the ,rows in in the of Baer the
taamonia unites'wifh'the lime and forms nursery judgment case vs.
of Norfolk Va. is consideriBgfthe
1896. This fruit in October and is ,
a carbonate._ The ammonia City of'Key West amounting to $r I
4.* sulphate of at its best in November;long before ; establishment of a plant in Ocala
i is a more stable form than the:carbonate. any with 8 interest from
,. Air-slaked lime which is carbonate danger of frost, and commands a place in 523.71, percent. for the manufacture of fruit,and vegetable
I a in loridaeven March 1894, now amounts to
I will not hold the'ammonia, for there 'is every garden ; those parts 19, packages.
: to severe freezes for the
in it In fact such lime will subject trunk of $30,000. .. .
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the tree earth .
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''act, to set the"ammonia'free rather!tban
3 of to inches J. H. Tatum ,received 130 pounds
:to 'secure-it',as.the plaster does. Sack height eighteen twenty-four An expenditure of several thousand
Kate tbodld never be put in the manure. and in case of a severe freeze that should dollars is contemplated in increasing of Cuban tobacco seed,last w eek:which.' %
.k '-..- It into the soil.where its chief value is to in a year or two reproduce itself from the at $i a pound and,nearly all have
imbedded in earth and in .
a '': ....eeten"''aoi1a Jhat too to trunk a year! or light, plant.The.saw .
'" are flour, With this' ........ been take.-Bar Co1uier
'.; :"' lt heavy cloy soils, or to bind to- two produce a crop. variety was ..
of Florida
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