Florida farmer & fruit grower

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Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title:
Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title:
Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title:
Florida farmer and fruit grower
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
S. Powers
Creation Date:
June 4, 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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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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8.- -Powers, Editor JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,, JUNE 4, 1897. Whole No. ,478I Pol.NEW I%'SEIURS'J, No' 23 '

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NURSERY T OR The !Largest Fruit Growers Years Established.
1882. 15 j J-> -' 1897. '

+ \\WGHESr .Know, the,\. Best,Varieties' and the :


.i(>rY 57'!frtCES''We shipped more peaches from our own orchards tni THE GLEN ST. MARY NURSERY COPANYSThe

;; WEIGHT,'* : and season made than big all,MONEY other'at growers it. In this section combined

,6EARBMBity, ,Trees_ Prom flURSERMEN Pioneer Nursery of Baker County, Florida.

.5 a wilu>> RRK FRUIT GROWERS,. In our Orchards we've tested a great many varieties. Some of them we've discarded as.
worthless; some of them we find to be valuable. Our handsome Illustrated 05 Page
Catalogue gives you the information that has cost us a great deal of time, and a great deal
: Everything for the South., of money to learn. In addition to our large Florida and Gulf Coast trade,we ship extensively -
to other countries. We sold over$1,000.00' worth of trees last year to one;man in Mexico.If .

Peach> Pluin.Pear, Persimmon, Citrus 'Fruits, Grapes, you want ,

Nuts, Ornamentals Roses, Etc., Etc.,Etc. FRUIT TREES FOR SOUTHERN PLANTING- -

.350 Varieties. A MILLION and a half trees. Over 300 acres
LARGE.New We can furnish the best trees of the best varieties,free from insects,and guaranteed true to
f .. No BETTER stock to select from. None so Correspondence Solicited. Cattalogue Free. -
Catalogue with over 50 Illustrations,'28 New Photographlc'Views, Free on
application : GLEN ST. MARY NURSERY CO.


Successors to;:W. ]), Grifflng.: _Ma. ,G.L.TABER, President.
A.H.MANVILLE Secretary.

it.3 SEED' FOR SUMMER CROPS. 4 SEEDS fi Hft fi' WILL: : GROW r +

Pearl or Cat-Ta11 Millet,per B>, 350.,post-pald. German Millet........200 per pound post-paid. 1
,Amber Cane.........250.per pound '" Kaffir Corn.,....250. I
Begjarweed ..........400 Sunflower .2oc.per quart, "
For Best Seeds,at Lowest Prices write for my List for 1897-
c Cow Peas,Whippoorwill Clay,Red,Ladyfinger,.Wonderful and Black. IS"Send.. for prices. :
< .' The Largest Stock:in the State, and every seed New;.Crop._
L. OAME>:EON Seedsman: ; < '.

lab E. Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLA._ .I,handle only the products of Seed Growers,of National' Reputatiqnsuch, as ':7
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Henderson, Landreth, Ely, eta ,
? rhe. milmaakeeFlomda Oran a Co.,

Offers to the public this season the finest Citrus Nursery Trees grown in an experience
of thirteen consecutire'years. The.stock fs large and Includes the following widely ORANGESa ON TRIFOLIATA TOCKS
viz Mandarin, Parson Brown, '" ) '*
known and thoroughly approved varieties, : Satsuma .. t
Boone's,Early and Centennial. Jaffa,Majorca Ruby Blood' ,Stark's or Enterprise Seedless :
,Pineapple, Homosassa and Tangerine. Tardiff and King,Duncan and Marsh Seedless "
Grapefruit. Seedless Villa Franca Lemon (matchless). Oblong Kumquat(superior SATSUMA, t". '
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to the round). Budwood at all times.. Prices reasonable. Prompt attention to cor* '' ;'

respondents. Address all communications and make remittances. payable to + + FIELD, GROWN ROSES.+ + + .

Milwaukee Florida Orange Co. # ....
: Including the, famous "CRIMSON RAMBLER," Marechal Kiel,, American: ,.
DUNEDIN FLA. Etc Camellia Japonicas. GRAFTED'PECANS 'from -
Beauty, Etc.,* Imported
; Choice Stock Trees bearing the finest Paper Shell Nuts of'large size, and a General

GRAFTED 'PECANS** Line of Fruits,'Evergreens, Etc. Prompt Attention. Proper Treatment. No. 1
. ", Stock. The trade supplied. Orders booked now for full shipment. .
From the choicest trees. in Florida. Money making Early Peaches. A full line of Pears and
I f I ERIES. D.. L. PIERSON, Monticello Fla
Plums. Delicious. Celestial Figs. Mulberries that bear four months. SUAIA1IT NUR
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.Trif oliata stocks one,two and three years'old. ,All stock clean and het Uby. Send for inter-


J.,H. ,GIRARDEAU,?Prop.'Monticello. Fla. PRODUCE and y

We receive and Bell In car load or._milerlote_ P--I Most"Complefe
;-HBTireaY: and:PABH. Market :ItcporU,
The CLEANED SEED should be sown in Florida during the summer rainy .. Befereneea,etc,free upon application. Addreu
season and you should obtain your supply at once. Sow 8 pounds per acre for hay.- ,No.: ell tlbertr Street PITTSBURGH:'P D 'LSO"ME'RS Estab.

\ crop or 5 pounds per acre for fertilizing purposes .. BROTHER & Co.

.. Price-40 Cents Per Pound, ,Postpaid, lish cat '

Four'",Pounds, $1.50.' 'Soot.
.. ,, Send for Annual DeMripUve .
By; Express or Freight not prepaid in less than 50 pound lots 25 ,CENTS PER CATALOGUE
POUND; 60 pound lots and less ,than.100.pounds -at 22, } CENTS PER POUND; QS It newly contains issued and everything revised. Geo. S. Hacker & Son,

100 pound lots and above; 20 CENTS PER POUND., I needed by the Horticulturist : Manufacturers ofBUILDING II
I 'HAfltl -Practically a forage and grain. We have I and plant-lover.
v KIFFIR, LUKN both the White and Itedvarietiesat 10 cents per packet; 30 cents i PLANTS and TREES for MATERIAL,
e per pound; four pounds$1;;postpaid;. ten pounds not prepaid it 50. C Orchard, Window Lawn CHARLESTON. S. C, '
lire four pounds per acre. f or Greenhouse. Largest '
t ,J RUSA M' CORN Similar to Kaffir Corn.Corn,but has large white grains. Same o colledkm to select from .superior Purchase to any our sold make South,which and we thereby guarantee. save
price as Kaffir in the South. *"
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,., rapidly increasing output. The. mock northward.
at Sharpes and.;
grc yes in this hammock were badly
/ frozen and nearly all had to be re This portion'of the hammock is equally '
,. DO YOU KNOW budded. However, the trees are as well adapted to the culture of
citrus fruits, and is the richest and
gradually and there is
: recovering, no
: > doubt best lands for the cultivation of small
that with the special care now
c fruits, garden truck of all kinds, and
ti ? being given them that within a very
;;-.. -- -.s .ii' few years they will give results,vastly sugarcane. grog es in this immediate

more important than has been attained neighborhood, among whichwe
-- "- at any time before. mention Dfe{srs. Sharpe, Ballen-

Every Grower In this hammock there are some tine, Holmes, Borton, Spafford, Ord
== ;:; and Hall well cared
are a.ndgive
properties for sale, but the major part ..
ample promise for the future:
of the owners are men who
.' of Fancy Pines in understand culture and Still further north is the grove of
: orange ,
Dr. G. W. Holmes which
before the
their faith js stronger than ever thatn ,
freeze, was one of the best
\, the near future the of
owner an,orange
the Does. properties> on the river and the
Noy Country : grove in City Point hammockwill grovesof
Messrs.,, Faber Bros. Since f the -
fLN be the owner of a property that ?
will be far valuable freeze Mr. C. ,L. Faber has,been i.\ trn-
than in
The Celebrated INVANHOE and PAIR :OAKS PINERIES are known ing his attention to general'rarining
throughout the UNITED STATES as producing the FINEST FRUIT EVER PUT their palmiest days ere the, evil day and gardeningand; 'has succeedeo//ar
:' / To Fine Fruit beyond,his fondest expectations. ,Last
produce you must have There is also some wild lands in
this hammock for sale year his field of corn was a wonder to
at reasonable
+ FINE PLANTS. all and the admiration of those who
4- prices. At the south end of the ham.
mock is the Dixon saw it. He has also turned his atten-
.. I have for sale more Fancy Plants than any Grower in the Country and a ties. Brothers' proper- ion to the raising of improved breeds
They have had of
reputation SECOND TO NONE. long years of
Purchase your plants from the PIONEER GROWER of Fancy Pines, and : experience in the culture of the orange hogs. His pens are stocked ,vith

get a GUARANTEE' that your plants] are absolutely TRUE TO NAME. and are using all their, energies :some as, finespecimens White Ches-
Price List now ready. WRITE AT ONCE.GEORGE in rebuilding. They believe in orange ters as were ever grown in any Staten
i the U nio .-Homese ke :
I. RUSSELL, Orlando, Fla. culture. It;
BOX 614. Just north is the Soratt crrove. 114Vegetables

.- .. which, for years, has'been noted forts shipped from Palmetto

superior quality of fruit. In this wharf last,week amounted, to 16,000

grove there are 25 acres, which are crates; from Ellenton wharf 15,000

,Southern receiving the most careful attention.A crates. This county is the heaviest

little north from this is the grove orange 'shipping county in the State---

of J. D. Hatter. From the large size and yet these two river wharves shipped -
: .Ai Railway. and healthful condition of these trees > nearly as many vegetables in one

they offer no suggestions of the late week as the county produced

: ABSOLUTELY THE SHORTEST ROUTE freeze. ,On,the high# bluff on which during the past' se s n'7 Manitee oranges

;r ,- ',' this grove stands Mr. Hatter has a River Journal. .. ,
most beautiful home where !
BBBOTTOH PULLMAN DRAWING BOOM OARS, DINING OARS, few boarders yearly a Ir.V ood has tried "Stowell'sEvergreen"
come fugitives from the
THOROUGHFARE COAOHES, VBSTIBULED TRAINS. northern winter's blast. sweet corn in his muck
garden this and found it
Dr. W. P. year more
Moon also has a thrifty
satisfactory than other that he has
!. I NORTH EAST AND WEST. grove in this vicinity that gives prom. tried. He says that early varieties
.: ise of a full crop in'a short time.
'.,' will dwarf, which this kind certainly
'a One of the oldest is that of
TWo groves did not do, the ears the
DAILY TRAINS BETWEEN FLORIDA AND THE EAST. C. K. Maddox Although the trees largestwe
) have seen since coming South, and ',
( have been somewhat "
neglected, yet
of fine qualitOrlando'
.-.:,.'. .. Washington and Southwestern Limited they are about two-thirds their former very. Reporter -

.; And the United States Put Mail. size.Mr.
:, A. L. Hatch's young trees Vuelta Abajo tobacco is fast ripen-
.. have been rebudded ing at the Hovelle tobacco farm.
Jt. ONLY assortment of citrus fruits to be found, Next week about one acre will be

$ c .,> 27 HOURS JACKSONVILLE TO. NEW YORK, while some of his old trees are full transferred to the drying shed. Su-

.- .- 'loUd VetMrnled size and promise a:full f crop next year. matra is rather backward on accountof

-*, !.i- .* ing Trains Can composed through without of Latest change lmpro to eel Washington hUman. Sleeping, Baltimore Can and Hotel Din. Mr. Hatch has also a garden of several the dry weather. As soon as the

f .Philadelphia New York and the East acres, which is filled with beautiful rains set in ten more ,acres will be

.... plants, among which is the,largest planted in Vuelta Abajo.-Orlando

t THROUGH PULLMAN DRAWING-ROOM SLEEPING OARS BE- variety of nalms in South Florida. Reporter. f

,, TWEEN JACKSONVILLE NASHVILLE. Bordering this garden on the west This seems to be a great year for

t is one of the most extensive banana huckleberries all over the State. Such

through Sleeping Cars Jacksonville groves in this section. This, with prolificness is hardly remembered.
Daily to
'. the Chancy banana grove'that joins it There is a tract to the west of Bird

,, I.I Cincinnati via Ashevlllc, Through the on the north, makes one of the most Pond which embraces several thous-

'LAND OP THE SKY. interesting features of City Point. and acres and which is literally one

;". t Still north of these groves are the inexhaustible field of fine, large ber-

say Ito6a1afa4hferaatlan tftal U!& Somrauui 1 M u.WA1'to rates, aohedulen sleeping! ear reservatloni, ela, apply Ie properties of Mrs.\ Becker, J. Middle- ries. We observed one day last week
IU .
or connection by, Jr., Col. A.-C. Drinkwater. Dr. over a hundred pickers there, mostly

L A. 8IIPMA5 J'lorldaPa VV. B. Hentz and Geo. Chester. All colored, within a 'small radius. The
Agt, 313 West Bar Street; Jacksonville, Fix
I.J(. otJLP. W. of these groves are in splendid condi berries were selling in Jacksonville
t/H?'*?***& TURK, & H. HARD WIC!, tion and are receiving the best possi- last week at 3 cents per quart-Phil-,
Pasa 1
Waabln .a Atlanta,Ga. ble care, and all promise an early return osopher.. .

.. May 2,1807. in golden fruit for the labor being H. C. Curtis, industrial '
f __ _ __ bestowed agent of
upon them. the Florida Central and Peninsular

Citrus Traits at City Point. fruits. It is almost exclusively de The grove of Mr. Geo. Chester is railroad, is greatly interested in the
one of the finest in this section. He
City Point,hammock lying north of voted to the culture of the orange. has had development of tobacco throughoutthe
borders on' the years experience, and is State, and particularly the
Indian along
'Rockledge Prior
to the freeze the annual out one of the most painstaking and
line of his
road. He
three and one-half miles has been allover
river (for of
4 put oranges from this hammockamounted : I servative growers here. We are indebted the tobacco
and has an average width of about growing! sections of
to about boxes. At
25,000 ; to for of the
This land like many facts Marion county, and estimates the
mile. that of crop
one-half that time a major part of all the contained in this article. :
hammock is this year at over 500 acres. He thinks
Rockledge especi- consisted
groves young trees just The fruit gardens in this section
f '
o the total of
the culture of acreage State. will
ally adapted to beginning to bear giving of be
:. promise a the State may be found in the ham- over ten thousand acres.

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Pinery.Edited fill a box, set it therein, and then, Fruit dealers here say that if Flor. 10 per cent. interest. I bought the y y'a
gathering the leaves into an upright i idians are neglecting kaki culture theyare trees here (where they stood too thickin

bj J.B.Beach,West Palm Beach: cylindrical shape, he wrapped around : making a great mistake, as ,this the natural grove) for $5 apiece. It
""" ....... ...- '""- .......... damp moss and strips of burlap; thena fruit is becoming popular. Formerlythe ,cost $1.10 apiece to move them to..
LETTER FROM: WASHINGTON. light ,but strong open frameworkwas Chinese and Japanese were the .a good piece of hammock land, and
.__ built up from the box, and high best customers, but Americans are that summer used up the balance of *
enough to completely ,cover up the learning to like the big seedless per-'$6,000 taking care of them. The
The Projector of "Little Florida" plant. They arrived as fresh as when simmons very much, which are in trees have never borne enough fruitto
Gives the Facts. taken up, and if they don't! succeed growing demand. pay the expense of taking care of
Editor Firmer and Frult-Grower: here, it-will certainly not be the faultof ... them. So now I have to hustle tomake

I am glad to note the extensive the shipper.It All About the Sucker Business. enough .to pay that interest
is to mention that the which never fails to come due. The
are devoting to the pine- proper Editor Farmer and Prult-G rower:
space apple industry you and the comprehensiveand Southern Express and Adams Express I have read with great interest the man who loaned the money has got
than the loan back in
made 'liberal reductionin more original
Companies a
judicious style in which the pineries account of your trip south, and your
interest and still
their in these wants'$6ooo.The .
regular rates shipping ,
; at Orlando have been described.The observations among the groves, and
plants, and handled them with great man who sold the trees got
of the
growing fancy pineapples as a especially pineapple business
and the best of nearly $6,000 and rich
promptness care. grew by helP.
profession in Florida, was practically around Orlando. This seems to be avery
begun at Orlando, by Mr. George I., Hon. Mahlon Gore, the former profitable business, and just the ing such suckers as I was. And what
did I ? Well I have
Russell, .ably seconded by Mr., Van mayor of Orlando, preparing'a ship thing for'all stranded orange growers get some sprouts
Houten and others, and it is proper ment of banana and Cattley guava I to jump into without delay. $1.03 fora big enough to bud. I mean to mort
that the town and the man should be trees, to'be sent to keep company with pineapple! What is the use of spend. gage them and buy $6,000 worth* of.
fittingly, recognized in this matter. A Mr. Russell's pines in the pension office ing years to.raise a grove, when it is pineapple suckers and grow rich, ,"
great industry bids falr10 grow out of .' It is intended, in"time, to add a liable to be killed in'a single night, Do you know where I can get that
number of suckers?
that beginning, and history must not Kumquat, Mandarin, grape fruit, lo- while here is such a fortune just wait
fail to put the credit of origin where quat, and a few other interesting and ing to be picked up? And then, $1.03 JNO. S. WYCKOPF.
Citra Fla.Twentyfive.
it belongs. ornamental trees, whose fragrant for the apple is as nothing compared *
I Mr. Russell does not confine his bloom and 'fruit and dark foliage will, with the sucker business. Why raisea years ago the mongoose -,. "
operations to Orlando, but is reaching it is believed, be a source of constant little, measly apple worth only$1.03 the great enemy of snakes in t
cut to let the nation know that Floridais I pleasure to clerks and visitors alike. when, as I was informed while at India, was imported into Jamaica to '
growing the finest pineapples in the The temperature in the court of the Orlando, slips, suckers and such things destroy the rats which were devastat-
world. There arrived in Washington building does not fall,, below 72 degrees worth five times that much can be ing the sugar cane and other crops of
today a shipment of five splendid Fahrenheit in winter, and the< had just for the pulling. Great Scott! the island. The mongoose, after exterminating -
bearing plants from Mr.. Russell's trees will be trundled out into the I what is the use of Florida people the rats, attacked the poultry .
Ivanhoe pinery at Orlando. Four, of open air for a sun-bath in summer I complaining about hard times. I findI and game as well as snakes, liz-
them were placed in large tubs aroundthe whenever they need it. have mislaid my literature on the ards and turtles, and finally began to

fountain basin of the great court This is an exact description of subject and must quote from memory, ,feed upon sugar-cane, bananas, pineapples .
of the pension office, and the other, Washington's "Little Florida," of (because I want this article correct) etc. But according to Prof.
and finest, specimen, a big Smooth which a very exaggerated account has just how many plants can be raised on Duerden, of Jamaica, the tables have
Cayenne with a five-pound apple on crept into the State papers, much to an acre I forget. finally been turned against the invader,
it,accompanied by a smaller variegated my regret. Such second. edition of But it is way up there among the and what its larger toes could not accomplish ...
plant, went to President McKin Noah's Ark as the enterprisng journalist thousands, I know. Multiply this by has been done by ticks and
ley, to whom.i it was addressed, and is accredited your,correspondent with five and you will readily see the number other small insects. The natural ene-
now in the White House conservatory. .trying to foist upon the pension office 1 of dollars waiting for every sucker mies of these pests having been driven,
The apple on this one was nearly ma would not be tolerated for a moment. who can secure cash to get the first off by the mongoose, the tick multi.
tured, and the President will doubtless .No, there won't,be,any live varmintsin suckers to start with No danger of plied enormously, until even human
't; soon have the pleasure of testing the the collection; only a few pretty overdoing the business. Not the beings suffered from their attacks:
'. 4 superiority of the Florida fruit over trees and plants. No "alligators and slightest. It was stated at Orlando The little pests then fastened upon
\ any that has ever come to his notice. pelicans" need apply. that a large proportion of the Stateof the mongoose, which within the past'
The superintendent of the botanical Before closing this letter, it may be Florida could be planted before few years has notably diminished in .
gardens insisted upon having the honor well to remark that, rascality in the the market could be supplied with our numbers and now, as it gradually dish-
'., of potting the big plants, and of shipping business is not all confinedto fine apples. Fine scheme, fine appears, the snakes, birds and lizardsare
course it was well done. Mr. Russell the commission men. A grower scheme! beginning to return.'V orld. .
t sent a barrel of good Florida soil who makes false representations as to But how about the other fellow who The Plant Steamer Margaret landedat '
along (and "the sight of it was good to the quality of his fruit or produce, don't get $1.03 for his apples, and her dock at Port Tampa at 1 o'clock
for sore eyes," too). This was mixed and thereby causes loss to dealers who finds the sucker market supplied? I yesterday morning with 4,100 crates .'*'.:L-.._
with Washington dirt in equal pro have made transactions on the strengthof would like to hear about him before I of tomatoes. In two hours and fif- '
portions. A thick layer of charcoal his statement, ought to be shownup mortgage my home for suckers. Fine teen minutes Stevedore Harvey had :
and broken pottery was placed in the and sat down upon as quickly as a scheme as this is, I have a better one. every crate on the car ready tog F
tubs before filling them with soil and dealer who defrauds the shipper. Last fall I wanted 2,000 orange buds. north, but it took forty men w ;t
planting, in order to drain and keep Here is a case in point: I[ applied to one of my neighbors who worked like fighting fire to do, .
the soil sweet. Superintendent Hal- Washingtonians dearly love ,,grapefruit had plenty. He said I could have About the same time the ste .
stead, of the pension office, is justly and the dealers sometimes haveto them for $50. Cheap enough, but I Manatee landed at the F. C. f .-
proud of his "pinery," and has given hustle in order to accommodatetheir did not happen to have the $50. docks in this city with 5,000 erf)a
strict instructions to his' subordinates customers with this fruit. An Now, why not cut our trees all up in tomatoes which were handled that ''-:
to see that the plants are well taken F. street fruiterer some time ago ord. budwood? I figure a small tree would like rapidity. This is evid ( the ';
care of and not allowed to be handled ered a shipment from Tampa. The readily bring $100 cut up into eye the vegetable shipping seai
by visitors. This last duty will not be quality was to be "gilt-edge." A man buds. A moderate eslimite would be Manatee section is now 'at eight has;

easy to perform, as public curiosity is living near Clearwater had the fruit, $10,000 per acre, and we would have and further that a wende Top .
hard to satisfy with merely looking at and agreed to sell it at $n per box. the roots left for crown budding. If: been made.-Tampa Tr' ==--
these tropical beauties. If Mr. Porcher The money was paid to him in Tam- the orange growers would follow this .- q- ----- rget
will carry out his proposed plan of pa, and the boxes forwarded to Wash I policy, I think we could all hold our Don You leading ,,Torre'
putting'fruiting pineapples on exhibition ington. The quality was far from own against the pineapple fellows, To send for price list of afcd f e 6 year .OloC
in the large cities, he will giveFlorida "gilt-edged," as the fruit was shriv- and see them one better.If tie Discounts of Citrus according Trees on f of ltlandParkFlSTYLES orders. *-
a most effective advertisement eled with age and very rusty in color. I ever get $1.03 again, I expectto POX,Villa Ike { -
Five dollars per box would have been taste something nice in the shapeof

Shipping these plants is .a difficult high price for it. A vigorous protest a pineapple.I F--
and delicate task, and it may be inter- left Washington for Florida by the want to tell you how I made a
esting to know how Mr. Russell did next mail, and the matter was after- grove here once. Ten years ago J Cl)! *
the packing, which of course is the ward adjusted by the grower. A bad was induced to think that the cheapest i CN6APE .
main point. He made boxes a foot impression had been created, however, way to make a grove was to buy !. BE treatiJe Ofltne. 'l7i I fnl'
a CataJope a
square and about ten inches deep, and if that sort')f a thing is kept up, big bearing trees. So I mortgagedall i ADd ncetablF led QUINCY, ILL.
r ,took up the plant with enough soil to Florida will be the sufferer from it. and got $6,000 in, cash for only LftlUftlHlmm.-----= WM. gfAHL..

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Moisture......................................................... 10. 'to 12 \ I ',.'' GUARANTEED ANALYSIS., 'iJ"j''j i"

Ammonia from Cotton Seed Meal,,Nitrate of Soda.., Blood..... ..............................I............-..... Stfto- t 4 per cent.
and Bone................. ............. .......... .......... M to 5X Ammonia Phosphoric Acid........._............... 6 to 8"* "
Available Pbos Acid from Acid Phosphate and..Bone.... ........ iX to &X Available Acid............................. 1 to 3'" "
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Sulphate EquivalenttoActual Potash. Potash.................>.,...........Matter ....-. 6, to 8 Sulphate Potash Actual of Potash K0.....................................-.............i..............i........-..10.30 to to 24 12"" : "" ***?

Magnesium Sulphate Lime.. ,.Calcium..........Sulphate.......... Organic............ 65to 70. < Magnesium Sulphate Chloride, Calcium Sulphate .- .- i i
etc exclusively........ from Nitrate Soda Cotton Seed Meal, Blood, etc............. .... .............................. 55 to 00 *4 .
Made from Snlphato of Ammonia,-Nitrate of Sodati >
Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash. (No coloring matter used) Made exclusively
Bone Blood Bone Dissolved Bone, and Sulphate of,Potash. .
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pile of fans in all kinds of weather i?, If you cut the water sprouts out little i ally attributed to,,frost,'but in'this case

Grove $j OrchardMulching If there are enough fans there neve; top is left and if left do they sap the incorrectly so,'at least so far as' Central ,

will be dry sand under them. I have tree of its fruiting properties? Has Alabama is concerned, as we have

one lot ridged up two feet higher pruning a tendency to make them fruit!? had no cold sufficient to kill fruit

in Fruit Culture. where the trees, 'are set than at the< I may state some groves have a heavy since the trees began to bloom. We

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: middles between them. The fan; crop where there is no pruning,whatever have had however, an, unusual amount-

In'recommending shallow-cultivj make a slantingroof: on the ridge but and we are very much divided of damp,' foggy and rainy weather ;

the fans here whether to prune or not to prune during the blooming season and this;
for growing i in the white sand is moist up to ,
tion irrigation' peach ,
or of
through will has caused an, early development

An paper
the bottom answer your
while the'bare ground at
22nd : ;
for May you, per. ,
your journal third of the middle depressions is perfectly oblige. Yours truly, the fungus causing the! familiar peachrot.
omit a plan
haps inadvertently, foot below the surface. WM. Y. DOUGLAS. Finding no peaches ready for:;jts

for securing the same end, and with one i! dry Shallow to one stirring of the ground will Dunedin,. Fla. attack, it has invaded;?!Htcs

that will be more practicable causing the, peaches ,to rot l e-)
make it damp on the surface a1 best is rally '
parties, viz, mulching. I have not The advice of the growers
some fore set. The dried re*,
they were
less mulching around my peach tree such times as these, nor will it prevent generally against pruning the head of mains of the blasted flowers can still

this' year, and fewer and smalle evaporation to any such extent as an orange tree. From your accountwe ii' the limbs ,in the:
be hangingon
will do. I have that these I
peaches than ever before. The mor mulching understand you to mean be occupied, thee

I study and observe effects, the great. for making the above named water 'sprouts come out on trees which fruit.placesthat.should Close examination will show;-
er is my faith in mulching for a larg I ridges by Dick,' Tom and Harry were not killed to the ground but es that they are covered with, the. char?

variety of crops. My mulched orange Yet, 1'find the ridges never get packedby caped with more or less of their trunks acteristic dust like spores.of rthe.

trees in the present drouth 'do< hard rains and'need only one plowing alive. These sprouts may be madeto gray ,

while all not In one such ridged groveI in the head. If peach rot.fungus. z
not roll their leaves, a year. assist restoring This' blasting of peach, and plum
mulched on windy days especially, have not plowed for three years and there are too many of them bend some is
the rot not an
nave a'diic d up appearance. Tomatoes do not know when I will do so again.In of them part way over, say half way damp springs and
-? the last named lot, which is low the tips of uncommon
"- are scorching and drying up, From a perpendicular, clip considerable loss.
fruit: and vine, on the bare sand,, hammock, I mow the growths be them a little, fasten them in this position frequently This :can be.causes largely, prevented ,by -,

while if protected by a mulch they] tween the trees and use for mulchingon if necessary, and thus force the trees clear of dead twigs
show little effect of the drouth. MJ top of the ridges. It would take them to become lateral branches. A keeping bothf :
md old dried rotten peaches
neighbor' Maj. A. J. Adams, use* an immense amount of cultivation to water 'sprout is a necessary outlet for up ; and
) which harbor the rot ,,fungus >
palmetto fans for mulching thai keep the soil as porous as'it now"is in active currents of sip which ore;
4more it survive the winter and
,another; orange growers I have seen the ridges under the mulch. Orange iamned up by lack of foliage or a nable ,to with; Bordeaux.;
inpthe State. His land is very ligh trees must have porous soil to be of lard, bark bound condition of the tree. DV thorough '
: twice before'
or just
dry sand. But with the mulch, sul my profit.. Ridging and mulching They should not be cut away, unless once Once before the
looms just
)hate of potash and oyster shell lime,, make an otherwise very compact soil they are greatly in excess, but madeo uds begin'and,once just: be'-
has more thrifty looking trees than i porous, save cultivation and take the assist in the development of the top. .
is best. -
# our rich hammocks, during the dry I place of irrigation in drouths. While Prune orange trees as little as possible. {ore they open will also,help< \

\ther ,we are having. ;some superficial observers of the above The thick mass of small growth will This spring treatment of the, fruit but, it
f the rot ,
is i lescribed work their heads am weaker will to prevent
ic ,above plan of fertilizing 'wag egulate itself; the ones it
the common plans, .andanalching so well satisfied that I never expect to lie out. Water sprouts will bear fruit rill not be sufficient to prevent en-

saves much cultivation hange: my present plans with those after'a year or two, when they have irely in a later wet in the season.season Spraying has to;\

whit es the place of irrigation, ot&W. reached the sunlight and had a chanceo peach trees with 'much caution on ac-
be done
be ., E. DRISCOLL, air. Fertilize
attemk rule irrigation will not spread out in the the
ount of liability of injury to
?n account of the cost, but Manatee, and cultivate the trees well, remove : ,
anyone but with this early treatment}
or less have the benefits of more Fla.Water only such limbs as cross and chafeeach eaves ..
Sprouts. the here is no fear of injury. <* <
It has belngmulching -- other, shorten the ends'of F. S. 'EA>ir. ,
asserted t Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. if they are likely to fall
w gravely "th water: 'sprouts ,tJA'lIt\ ':'
the hot rainyV211150 "s ldlDg in Could you or any of your readers over and drag helplessly down towaid JU' ; -

: SOn' It is astonish.'try's throw any light, on the following sub the ground, but otherwise let the tree A correspondent of the Daily Flor** :".t
Of Course'Ielieve men when they ject? After the.freeze sprouts were 'Ii. have all its foliage and branches and ida Citizen says Mrs. Hatley, of'Jas '.

cover the,ground; "l hmgmust not generally'allowed to grow all over the I do with them what it will. per has,in her yard a ,genuine tea*,
bm two trees.' The seedlings were all prunedon should like to hear from ,our for
feet of the, one or We lant that ,has been growing 15
Another'objection e' .as a rule. the outside but the sprouts were all readers on this subject. ears., The plant is 8 or: 10 feet high,::;

for using the fans left, both inside and outside. The .'. has, many branches, and blooms and
is ur ed tt the rain is trees now are a mass of water sprouts '
turned The Blasting of Peach Blossoms. eeds every, year. Some of the tender;
away irom th e \ small growth on the inside; a
the and
'oots cured in a on ,the!
trees. ,the fail- leaves were pan
Why is it commenting on
that otJt: wise intel- deal of the latter is dying out People are '
ligent great set fruit fire, and the tea, was pronounced Jpf
men can to
of trees ;
not of peach
number water ure
walt pnt11 they but generally a .
who drank itl
those -
have examined This loss of is usu fine flavor by
groun under a, sprouts are growing through the trees. this spring. crop

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;.Sr:t obacco,1.', I nitrog'enI prefer acid phosphatefor j
phosphoric acid to the dissolved KILLS SCALE.
"'"'-:- - - ""' ---.i. bone (phosphate may be called mineral -
,Reply' to Prof. ,Peacock-Mineral and silica and lime are minerals) H '
Manure. I have also discarded all the offensive THRIP JUICE
a1fi6to : '
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: slaughter,house and animal productssuch

As,the peacock stands, in the poul- ,as,dried blood, tankage, meat, a Is Strongly Concentrated, and when
try-yard:and King, Saul, stood in the bone, fish, ,etc-for, the reason as ,s 1 1i \ i Diluted as Directed, it make
army} of Israel, ,head ,and shoulders signed in Bulletin 38, pages 428-31 in- i,ij ;. I I p!\ : probably the Cheapest Insecticide .

above,,all,,so ,have I ,regarded your clusive.the vegetable There kingdom is no other so sensitive plant in !,i i'' ; in the World
distinguished correspondent Prof. S. !
Peacock, (editor of the American, Fertilizer and susceptible of variation in qualityand .THATtOH,.ZOO:OWUICE.fttftftf IU I Used in Florida for 13 Years.
as the tobacco It A
type plant. ?
peclal1)lrec\lons"...... r. I
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.j on scientific agriculture. But if will always partake of and betray any i:2'7,, _. .-..=: ::..-:=--c--!ii.: ..:::. !' I
and all offensive,kinds of food taken '\t'J'.J": : "
ever there were "giants in those days" : i B;'] i. MAKSII, General Agent,
into its but '." = :" S;
system, never so thoroughly "f.g'I': "'
r or even in these days,.there are "lads"in as when it is burned. The quali- :bt.1o\-l T': : i'".:c';.%=",.' 'l. Okahniuka (Lake Co.), Fla.
the agricultural schools of this ad :
ties of combustion, aroma and textureare -Mg aM*mt *f**ti I nrSold by many merchants.HAMMOND'S .
vanced age fostered by civilized! !%%% %
every all affected for better MAKES 1000, '
or worse ,by
government and. ,State, and 'many so, ,
the elements the aliment
cieties" railroad companies and wealthy constituting FISHKitt-ON-HUOSON;NEW YORK.
upon which it,was fed and matured
individuals such as Vanderbilt's vastexperiment
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here:we must'be if
farm in North Carolina, very guarded we or beauty and other needful qualities.
wlio will:come forth in the'next'' rising aim to grow perfect :leaf. Potash, nature's great refiner, will cored Fat*mep Traekeu
; generation to the"world that Now, ot'course, the object of the largely, the ill effects of excessive
', even the peacocks and the, smaller grower make money, and he nitrogen, phosphoric acid, chlorine, WWWWW
birds of-the present day were only in may, in fact is apt to think as he does etc., and give the leaf its needful Letter From Fort Ogden.
the alphabet as to Nature's own meth- about other crops, and aim at quantity strength of fiber and fabric, and also
ods'in evolving and developing in the more than quality. High grade luster, elasticity and combustibility.And Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
vegetable': mineral and animal king. sulphate, fish, tankage may give hima I repeat with emphasis that I This year has had bad seasons for
toms:l life germs,-acids, alkaloids al-lDUmtnOlds" ton or more per acre which at ibc. prefer, in my efforts to continue to all crops; certainly too dry for water.
( etc, ancThow they "act in per pound will yield as much revenueas produce the "finest leaf in the world," melons. All of the farmers planted
contact i t";'tinder..the'laws of affinity half that yield at 20C.; but a halfor pure nitrate of potash from tobacco melons under contract with Mr. Rai-
and 'assimilation, and "bring forth" I even a third of a ton pe acre, will stems to any other form-and next ford ot Georgia, he furnishing the
from her wonderful:womb new forms! more likely yield increased revenue the double manure sulphate,low grade. seed and paying twenty cents for all
of life and ,beauty than a ton or more. The quality is See 'Florida Experiment Station Bulletin l-- melons weighing twenty pounds and
E t NotlaJl! !!'mineral anures'-are'' discarded -' what I treat of more than quantity. No. 38, pages 42831. The upwards delivered at the cars. Butit
;.' for cigar leaf-but all mineral : Where the humus'has been exhausted high grade will make a tolerably fair has been so dry that melons did
salts as a source of 'potash and nitro- 'largely, 'cotton seed alone makes a leaf if properly combined with the not grow large.
gen I regard as* second best only in fairly good leaf, as in Gadsden county other ingredients ; but I am not ad- Oranges are dropping quite freely.
the production of perfect cigar leaf.I I and they say "next best to Hava vising the Florida growers to be con- There was not a large crop though a
t As to the.'elements' constituting the I na." But if the growers there and at tent with heavy crops of "medium to heavy bloom, As things are now,
.. proper and complete aliment for perfect Fort Meade and elsewhere in Florida fair," or even "excellent leaf," but the crop will not exceed last year's
:+, t:,, cigar leaf tobacco, '''many pains would only add pure nitrate of potashor always to strive to produce the par crop. Several groves have lately been
' ,_ taking experiments have been made the next best form, double manure ex a lence, which, will hardly result sold and several new groves will be
:{ by various and! sundryexperiment sta sulphate, so as to make two parts pot- when over a half ton per acre is pro. :' planted when the rainy season com
tions in_this and foreign countries, and ash to one of nitrogen, then their duced. My own experience is that mences. The people here have not
t it is the concensus of opinion univers product might be first and not second about 800 pounds per acre in Florida lost faith in the orange industry as the
; 'that chlorine militates against the best, and would not only be excellent on old lands, is the maximum quantity late freeze of '95 injured the trees but
combustibility of the leaf; and as but par excellence. And being pro- to aim for. More than that may very little, which makes this the homeof
; .',<\ Ger n kainit ,is the source of the gressive they are apt to keep up with be grown with high grade potash, the orange.
2 potash salts-such as the sulphates' those who excel.I dried blood, dissolved bone, tankage, The acreage in vegetables will be
'?' and muriatt:-'and also the mineral nitrate ;. agree with Mr. Peacock about the fish scrap, etc.: but it will surely be at increased largely, as everyone intends
: of f potash (Chilian.Sa'tpete! !) are: ill effects of too much ashes, lime, the expense of every quality of the : planting if the railroad commissiondoes
all afflicted more or less with this dangerous barnyard manure, phosphoric acid, leaf. Excelsior is'my motto and not not ruin everything which they
element, chlorine, or the caus- etc., and the superiority of""a properly tonnage. F. B. MOODIE. have power to do under this radicalact.
.. tic acids used,in treating them, I have I balanced chemical food, watersolubleand Lake City, May\ .. 1897. It is all on one side now. The
advised against the indiscriminate use I readily available! for cigar leaf; Mr.\ Max\ the, general manager railroad companies built the roads,
of all "mineral salts" for potash or nitrogen and that the same should not all be at the Quincy end of the tobacco spending their own money, but now
;as the nitrate c;pf soda is also'a applied at once and at first-but at firm of Tossig & Wedeles, of Chi-- these old broken down politicianshave
product of'the Chilian saltpeter mines. about three even intervales-lest the cago, informs us that he has com all the power, and the act is so
..lil Now it, ,:Mr., Editor, I must charge plant be gorged at first and fail in pleted the firm's packing of tobacco at radical that it is unconstitutional, and
you*witK'gettihg me, only a common properly maturing at last And also, this place and made shipment of the shuts the gate' against all new rail
"cock of the walk! in Florida, into a if the applied manures are crude and same. The number of bales,, shipped roads until it is declared by the Supreme
fight with the brainy and brilliant Pea insoluble at first, the plant cannot appropriate was,637, which taxed the capacity of Court to be unconstitutionalor
cock pfiNewiYork, foryouknow how them in time 'and the same three cars to get away from the Quincy the act is repealed at the meeting(
its the "feathers'; fly" when the peacock will be left to bring forth a heavy weed depot., This is the first year that this the next Legislature.Owen .. -
0' "gets after" the roosters and little crop after harvest.It firm has been, represented in the local Huggins Dishong,,, ,the Popu:
chicks of the poultry yard;'and so 'my is impossible to produce a perfect field and the results achieved by them list high sheriff of Arcadia, DeSoto
f only hope is to "squall" and raise an leaf in all respects (i. e. aroma, fine are very satisfactory. So satisfactoryin county, Florida, has returned from
.alarm; : ,for,, help. Therefore I call attention 'texture, elastic and strong, with good fact that they are here to stay, andas New York City, where lie carried a =
I to experiments made by the burning quality, etc.,) without a per- their three-story tobacco packing prisoner lashed to himself. He is ,. _
fect or completely balanced food warehouse will be completed by the now the center of attraction, relating
sta.tions. (manure) and that quickly available.It time the next crop comes off, we may how he sold out the great officials, ,
double manuresalt, or low grade sullate has been said that nitrogen makes expect to see Tossig. & Wedeles large being wined and. dined, costing him
4 '. ,of ,potash and magnesia, gave the flesh of plants and phosphoric acid dealers in the Gadsden leaf.QuincyNew nothing. He is certainly proud of the
bet 't results than the high grade sulphate the fat or oil, while potash makes the Era. office of sheriff; would rather be'sheriff -
\which also ratifies ray own experiirieflts. bone and sinews, or fiber and fabric of than Governor of Florida or Presi
You see, MrEditor. you strength ictity. As a horse Mr. Geo. S. ;Hill, of Connecticut, dent of the United States. He is the
,. 'got mel Otto this fight by your careless cannot be health and strong fed on bought the C. Sweat place on the west first and. only Populist sheriff,the
heading in your issue of April 3d, grain,alone or hay alone, or man on end of Central Avenue yesterday, New York officials ever saw, and it is
when you say: "AdvlSes.agamst.. all meat alone, or bread alone, so the to- through the agency 'of Mr. M.\ Gore. no wonder the New York officials '
mineral manures." I never said! that bacco leaf fed on nitrogen and phos- Mr.'HiII'' 'will proceed at an early dayto made such a demonstration.
-look and,' "vsee., I said '"Mineral phoric acid,alone will be too corpulent '- put out an extensive pinery'on his The red spider has put in an appearance -
salts 'as a source either for potash or fat and coarse, without strength new purchase.-Orlando Reporter} here on the orange trees and
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Strawberries =
plied. through to cut for market, I cover i )1 on Ice.
All the orange growers are holdingfor heads just forming with leaves broken rCrampsl Croup, 'The celebrated T. &T. Strawberry Refrig- -
two dollars a crate on the trees, from the cut plants; this excludes t erators are the universal favorite of Florida

and for grapefruit five dollars a crateon light, and is a quick and covenientway Colic. TOOth!, ence.growers.Give Perfected good service after for years good frolLTRUBY of experi ,
the trees. to do, to prevent sunburn. Some t
The country is not settling up rap- years ago when the cauliflower was Colds, ache, Starke.ft THOMAS Florid
idly, though there are good lands that new in the market, anything could be t I *

can be bought on easy terms.F. sold; now nothing but the best will t Diarrhoea f d.) HECKLER 5EED ED., IMtri.
C. M. POGGESS. bring .a paying price. This season ,
Fort Ogden, Fla. with us has been wet, yet I think my t Dysentery, MARY T. FROTSCHER President. K
cauliflower have done better in a mod and aU Bowel'l Complaints.A Successors: to ?
'Keeping Cauliflower,and Cabbage.The erately dry season when planted ona t Richard Frotscher's Gravier Street Branch Store
following is from the agricultural moist soil. Last season I had 10 Sure,Safe ol; Cure for Nos.Sib and 520 Gravier St,.,New Orleans,La.
Importers and dealers in Flower, Field and
columns) ol the New York Tribune. plants in hot beds, and fed, them at these is Garden Seeds. Grasses clover bulbs, seed potatoes -
least worth of water-and lost and fruit trees in their season Conducted {
What the writer in regard to $3
says by relatives ofthe late Richard Frotscher. Order:
keeping cauliflower in the winter recalls them all because I did not feed them through Richard Frotscher's manual of 1896 or _
experiment we once tried in $6 worth. I find that the best and f1dill.1) llet: send for one free.

keeping! cabbage in Florida in sum strongest plants among the seedlings I
mer. A few heads were pulled up make the best heads. Seed planted It is the trusted friend of the
and set out under the house and watered after the first week of May will be too t Mechanic, Farmer, Planter,
a little, (the ground, not the late to head before frost in my grounds.I Sailor, and in fact all classes. When you
plants). They kept well until eaten plant seed of Snowball the middleof Used Internally or externally. plant seeds, plant. .
up, and this season we have tried the February for first crop, to market !
from June to August and next Beware of imitations. Take
experiment on a larger scale: year '
Seeing some cauliflower aboard my intend to plant the same April i, for I none but the genuine FERRYSAlways

wagon, Chop, the butcher, asked the crop maturing in September and later. DAVIS." Sold everywhere.
price, which was 25 cents for the seven When severe frost is near in the fall, a 25c. and 50c. bottles.plowing the best.
heads. Such an unusually low price there ,are often heads half formed; For sale everywhere.
caused him to look close, after which these can be saved by bending over e e+e 4 .e& I D. M. FERRY & CO.,,
back he went into the market with his the plants to lie near the ground, Detroit.Kich.
nose at an angleof 45 dearees. They pushing them over toward the south the lower, four inches of the
were rather small and ill shaped, with the foot; hard frost spoils the furrow slice packed as firm as
though the best from 300 plants- cauliflower unless laid over in this possible, for four important reasons.
When there is of the To obliterate all
some overgrown enough to mar them. way. danger First completely .
For nice heads earlier in the season ,I ground, freezing, ''pull up halfgrownheads cavities. Where the,furrow lies loose, FAIRVIEW PINERY. .
received from 15 to 35 cents each, as and all good ones, and set the air circulates under the plants and
soon as offered. My neighbor Coar them in earth in a light cellar, water i the ground dries out. It.must not be
was looking on and inquired, What them, and though the leaves will falloff permitted to do this; it is ruinous to .Choice t
ails your cauliflowers?" I replied : you can often keep the heads till the crop.

"These a-e suflering from neglect and the holidays. Second-To cause moisture to Pineapple : : ... ,
general debility." Said he: "Mineare gather from six to eight inches from .:'<;'J!?'1'-'<''. ,'
much the same. I had a few Insurance Against Drouth. the surface. Why? Because the : '- !- .
good ones, but many are .like those The Campbell method is. based on stubble and manure and other vegeta Plants, .
you have-some loose heads, some the theory that the amount of water ble matter is there, and water is nec- ", -'-,
purple, some brown from sun burn, in the soil is largely governed by the nessary to rot it and fit it for the food -. FOR SALE. 0-- ;)
some too small. I intend sending ''to mechanical condition on the top sevenor of the crops. Unless this is done, "
Germany for the seed of the Erfurt eight inches. The proper mechanical the plants are robbed of their most Smooth Cayenne II!! Home Grown!II! r?
cauliflower next year; what do you condition is attained by merely valuable food. --S
think of that seed?" I replied that if working the soil. In the arid belt Third-To get the right conditionsfor ABBAKA PLANTS A SPECIALTY. ;fJJ
he could get true seed of the Extra proper working of the ground will rapid root growth in the early part .., ..
Early Erfurt it was fully equal to that give a good crop in seasons of total of the season. For this a fine, firm, F. N. PRICE
sold now as Snowball; that the best failure by common tillage, and a mam- moist soil must be had. The lower ,
cauliflower I ever raised was from moth crop when the old method givesa part of the furrow slice is the root ,P. 0. Box 449. ORLANDO, FLA.
that seed, costing at the rate of $3 an small yield. bed, and must be kept in just the '" -=
ounce and had not found any of the Water is the most important factorin right condition if we are to get a rapid GROWN
Snowball to equal it, except the strain plant growth We and our fore- I and vigorous root growth. ,HOME '"
offered by Henderson. We agreed fathers have always thought we must Fourth By firming the root bed, -
"that very' much depends upon the depend upon timely rain to regulatethe we hold more moisture. More than F.
Pineapple Slips
kind of seed. Cauliflower needs a water in the soil. Most farmers this: The pores in the ground are t
very rich soil; not manure at the root still think that even with plenty of made so small that the water creeps
so much as a*rich soil. I have four rain in the 'spring, their crops are at through the soil readily by the force and Suckers '"
kinds side by'side' this year with the the mercy of the June and July called "capillary attraction." By increased ', l
same treatment and all are poor. droughts. This is an ancient error. capillary attraction, moistureis Of the Following Varieties ,:'s -}
Henderson's seed gave me a few good A simple. _and }inexpensive! change in' drawn more rapidly and from a Y
early heads; for this seed I paid at method of working the soil will keep greater distance ; this gives the plant FOR SALE:
the rate of $8 an ounce. The Snow- in the ground for use of crops in food and drink at critical times, when l
ball cauliflower from other dealers' summer the rains and snows of 'all the weather is hot, when the hot winds ABBAKA, PORTO Rico, EGYPTIAN
seed ,gave poor heads, and seeds of the rest of the year. This is an estab-- blow, and when the evaporation from QUEEN, GOLDEN QUEEN, RIPLEY,
cauliflower lished fact the. leaves is Your
'"Early Paris from the greatest. crop
Washington seed store, did not yielda The Campbell method consists in a never suffers at such times if there is QUEEN, SMOOTH CAYENNE, PER 6 '_ _
valuable head; that bureau shouldbe complete rearrangement and pulverizing -.plenty of water for the roots. But a NAMBUCO AND RED SPANISH. (

obliged to slop sending out any of the top seven or eight inches of shortage of water at that point may Apply to J .: .
more such seed.Cauliflower soil, and turning it as nearly bottom ruin your whole crop in a day. r _
with me has been'profitable upward as possible. The plant food After the deep plowing and the sub- 0. 0. MATTHAMS,
about one year in three., Last in the soils is found at the end of surface packing, the next importantstep Florida Pineapple Comp flf) '

year was the good year with me; set each season very largely concentratedin Is to keep the upper two inches Or to a
700.plants and marketed 650 heads, the top four inches; this plant food of the surface soil constantly loose MADDOCK & MATT'S, '
most of them nice, many selling for must be plowed down into the bot- and dry; this forms a solid mulch or tfeach t. f r' '
:25 cents each. ;3is year the heads tom of a furrow seven or eight inches dust blanket. For what purpose? To. West Palm Fla
were not smooth, and many grew ill- d tep. From this depth it will be cut off the moist earth below from the protects the moisture in)the root bed
shaped; this is true also off{ plants in placed, by the action of moisture, just effects of the air. Water cannot. pass from evaporation and'saves all the
other gardens in town, one man cut. where the little feeders of the plant through loose, dry soil by capillary natural rainfall for Abe use of the
ting little or nothing from half aD roots want it Immediately after attraction; therefore, the dust blanket plants.-Southern Cultivator.l ,
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j ,Poultry. tion that the fowls suffer from dia- be fed fowls during rainy weather. i it ,

: Ki rrhoea. This comes (from a variety of Don't forget that a red head on a fowl '

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: Edited by S. Si:DeLANOY, Apopka. Fla. overfeeding.Try cannot make poultry culture successful !
pale-faced stock.It I

f fI I as a remedy, after separating is a fact, that the farmer's boy who: JJJL ; :
the sick ones from rest of flock little ..._ ._ .,
Summer Eggs are Profitable. a is allowed to keep a pure bred flock of ;

\ The summer is the best time with stale bread soaked in boiled milk, poultry takes a greater interest in pure I 16 TO I AGIIH.An __
in which bred stock of all kind He learns '
little chalk the
put a powdered
the hens but the Illinois farmer writes for
; majority of farmers an agency for our
value of blood
good and becomes familiar fence. lias had
and a pinch of feedno some in use several years and his
" ( are, disposed to disregard the facts I cayenne pepper; with the laws of breeding, and in the less next than neighbor has a regular ject lesson,having no
food soft mashes olxteen different styles of
for wire
'which' are presented, and fail to take green or a dayor end observes that method and skill are on his farm. After testing and comparing for Tears fence,

advantage of the season. It is true two. the only true ways to success. he declares the Page leads them all
I The little chicks have what is knownas PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich.
/ that as the fall approaches the hens :Many a family living in a village might

( begin to molt and cease to lay but in bowel trouble. It is supposed to have fresh eggs everyday without cost
t ,
come from their being chilled. Mix by keeping a few hens to eat the scraps
Y( so doing they are preparing for( their little from their table that otherwise would be
a sharp stone grit in their soft
:winter work-getting ,ready,. as we food entirely,wasted. A dozen hens will do r
: may say-and there is consequently also a small quantity of fine well on the ordinary waste of a family of
bone meal. If not too much trouble six
no loss of time in that direction. The persons.

hens that do not lay and do not be- remove the deposit and wash the vent Turkeys, ducks, geese and guineas require MONEY\ MAKER .
with warm water with !hatch -the thrifty industrious henJUl about h rand '
cutting twenty-eight days to their
gin to:,,molt are the most unprofitable, away how to make money from poultry in
the due their scissors the longer fluff surroundingvent. eggs. Six goose eggs,, ten turkey eggs, New Poultry Guide for I$D7.
cause being to being This will in thirteen hen's eggs, or eighteen guinea 100 ; In color beat lane for
overfat or afflicted with lice. There .. a great measure, make nice clutch for poultry houses;sure remedies and recipes
the accumulation eggs a ordinary for diseasesL Sent for lbo,if you write BOW.
is'no remedy-but to remove the cause, stop at this point. hens to sit on. When the weather gets t JOSH BiUSCEIS, 'r.,Sot 31, he.porm.. :

whatever it-maybe, and all the' con.It Country Gentleman.. very warm more may be put in a clutch.If .
we breed from weakly stock
dition food in
powders 'or,egg- ever : ,Teaching the Chicks to Roost; must expect frail chicks and to see them loridaOranges '
troduced will be of no avail. If the
die from slight causes. J ;
To teach the chicks in their;
to roost ands'1
hens'are- too, fat; the food must beshut'oft' .
From'this time on until next fall hens
sheds take them (from their after .,
f ., If the lice are the cause of coops that have their liberty will not need >

1.1,) the:vermin,- be cleared outIt .*' dark'put them in the shed, and keep heavy feeding. Give just what they will 'j, .
the them there for three days before eat 'without before t -
", is natural for hens to lay, and you up wandering away i it ; -
let them out. In that time move their finished. Remember that fat hens a jResorts ; f-"
wh'en'they do not produce in the
eggs old The first time good sitters and poor layers. ret i
coops away.
summer or fall the cause should be .
Exceptional vigor is certainly a ,
- let them out do so only an hour, or investments[
ftlh investigated.When requisite for the male. The one cock
eggs cease to come in, theJIJ so,before sunset. Just before dark that bosses all the rest is the very one to .1. :
farmer sells the. molting hens, which feed them near the shed, and they select for a breeder if he is good other Developments
will probably all into the shed wise. Extra weight is not always greatly '
is where.h'emakes his
just ) greatest: for the night. Alter they ,have, to be desired in a cock. It often leads to [ Attractions ;.. .
mistake. The ones;.,to_', their will -, q
returned of
,, own accord ', ,.
you '
and" Addrui
those that are fat in high-condi progeny follow the female largely, extra
tion. If the poultry on the farm have no more trouble with them. II f weight is not so necessary for the male G. D. ACKERLY, .F.FCENERAI

the' ,attention given them that 'is're-eall do not go back hunt them up and bird. Since the hens should be selected PASSENGER AGENT. put them in the shed after dark. from exceptional layers, it follows that ,
;.ceived: by the\ cows the farmer would While the chicks are, shut in do not they should be hens, rather than pullets, THETROPICALTRUNKIINE. "{

loon learn to know more about his eas young pullets have seldom been well JACKSONVILLE.: FLORIDA. ,_
feed in
them the sheds but have
flocks and understand how,to correct .

..his mistakeS He quickly discoversthe lath or netting runs at each end of the Mrs. R. W. Hurlbert in Farm and Live Stock.
shed and feed in them.;-Orange Judd
when Ranch claims to have learned "
reason a cow fails to give something
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Farmer. about'poultry and ......,
her of milk because he observes says:
I quota
I thought chickens could not be raisedsuccessfully Breed Up Your Stock. .
her daily, knows what she needs
in confinement but I soon The beft to
Poultry Notes. plan pursue in the cattle
and the condition under which she i is found that garden strawberries
,etc., and business, in order to secure steady continuous

:kept. It is not so much the know. A stag is a young cock of the Pit Game chickens could not be raised together. profit, is to regard growing, and

.ledge of cattle as observation of dailoccurrences y family. So now we have them inclosed in a mesh feeding as one operation. Some ytars,
that enables him to ,keep Corn meal fed to' young chicks is apt to wire fence 8 feet high and 40 feet square, the growing will be the more profitable;
pack their crops. with a partition through the center. in when feeders low
his other years, are thee
j cows to the The
up Indian Game on Langshans, Brahmasor These are our breeding pens. In on will be almost
money entirely
,same ,applies to the, fowls-observe Dorkings, make ideal crosses. pen we have my dear old Barred Ply made in the last half of the work. But

them. Learn'to know what is neces'siry't Beware of red pepper. It is too apt to mouth Rocks and in the other a dozen even in the latter case, the farmer willalways
produce liver trouble when fed freely. beautiful S. C. Brown Leghorns whichare
success with poultry, and success have the advantage that if he
Houdans and Dorkings are the only two husband's favorites while
my his
stuff he
will grows growit
follow natural may
as a
-_ breeds that have five toes each the
upon Plymouths. They have laid of a quality that will make the remunerative -
t arm and Fireside. foot.The steadily since December, the two dozen end still more remunerative. To

bottom of a Black Cochin's feet hens having averaged 16 eta per day.. rty it.:... howPvPJ"., it iA Jl rtc oll1tp'v' .nerv.n....,..........
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Trouble With Bowels. should be yellow; those of Langshans and are still laying.. sary that he pay more attention to breed

;{Foufor'five'weeks' 'I pink. We feed them a mixture of grain: ing, than has been the rule farmers
sent in- among -
ago Above all things do not set hens in wheat
a clipped oats millet seed, and for a number of past.
'lGIY"! about a certain sickness to regular hen house. There is no quicker I once in a while corn, with fresh water A good bull of one years of the beef breeds

i \(Fiich I have seen no answer. The way for breeding lice. every day. Our experience has been strong in both individuality pedigree ,

li'reasc is a white ,discharge which Unfertile eggs, even if subjected to a against soft feed of any kind as a regular is essential. He must have quali-

tezn to ,come from the; lower part of heat of 103 degrees for,, a week, are not dIet. It is best to put grain in litter and ties worth transmitting,coupled with the
spoiled for cooking or eating. make them scratch this is their
as natu- power to transmit them, for the scrubbiness
opening of the bowels. The chick- -
Never put cold water in an incubator ral exercise. For green food, I have of the scrub produces itself with
il i arc wet allthe time; after a while t for moisture. ,The temperature should pulled grass for them all winter, of whichwe more certainty than the excellence of even the

white ball seems to form on the be over one hundred degrees. have a bountiful supply here in the good sire, probably on the same theory

ethers: and stick to it. The odor of ;A capon is a male chicken castrated as coast country all winter. We have plenty : that worthless weeds spring up sponta-

r' U pungent,.disagreeable. The fowls sOon as he quite his dam, or as soon as he I of cabbage, horse radish tops, mustard neously, while valuable plants have to be
: begins to crow, for the purpose of im ; etc., but they seemed to prefer the grass, cultivated and cared<< for. The good
not it pure
seem very'sick ; yet'l proving his flesh for the table. though they relish such things occasion- bred bull being secured, then the successof
ay do not lay or put on flesh. It i ii Green bone should be cut fresh as used. ally. As we live six miles from a, meat the work is promoted by having as

''to'be such a distressing sight thay' t 'Do Dot feed oftener than twice a week. market, our chickens would have fared good cows: as one can procure to breedto

'have to be killed. These chick I Some authorities claim that a too liberaluse rather slim for meat had it not been for him. With suitable care, managementand

in question are not my, own, but ]11i I ref ,green bone will produce tape rabbits.. My husband catches them in a feeding thereafter, the calves will be
kind of box-like trap with a trigger door. of a kind that the grower feels a pride in
,i little chick weeks old with worEight
two | females and one male is about as We chop them' fine, bones and all, and and that will put in his
*?discharge.: A'woman told me, i inner large as a Brahma mating should be. divide among the ultry.Ve have a whether he offers them money for sale or purse feeds,

I mother's 'time. that that was a L I Fanciers should not forget that the ultimate nice lot of chicks of both varieties. Al- them out himself. But the corner stone

sign'of the pip; I, took off the pip, and I. result of all poultry is the pot and I most every egg we set hatches. We feed of the entire operation is the bull, and he

"* 'little _thing was better next day. that fowls were created for the express: I young chicks corn meal, scalded, once a must receive the cattle growers' first and
purpose of supplying us with day with millet seed oatmeal and table
eggarfd ,
,. most careful attention.. Look to the bull.
z\ does this What ,is the
mean ? meat for the table. I scraps. We give them unlimited ran e. .

1. ,section between the pip and this I I.. An indifferent layer should not be harbored : Have not lost a chick except five which If our Congress is so generous-even if

Niarge? I am very anxIous t to, J ; all unnecessary male birds should the baby caught and squeezed to death.I they have to borrow the money to foot .

? soon..-B. Decatur County, i be disposed of all hens after they are don't see how any: one can possibly the bill-why not be a little more liberal
two years old; or before their second fail with chickens, if cleanliness is observed and allow us to send in our orders for
J'Lin. I i.x i.moult should go to market. and ordinary care taken.-South seed instead of sending us what we do .

should judge from the'desc rip i Don't forget that sulphur should never ern Ruralist not want? ..

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burned. 1 the fruit and foliage in long and short

: -. .':" State News. Our Rural, Home. The main thing is to have everything :stitch and the scrolls in button-hole.

....,.... ,- - in the most convenient place Some have a single large cluster of
f'r fruit in the but the bowl is
possible. : center aptto
.; The orange groves in the Cross Kitchen Conveniences. .
i i hide its beauty.
< Creek neighborhood are very promis- For Our Rural Home. -Banishing Insects When the flowers are introduced,
ing. There will be several hundred
boxes of 'in that neighborhoodthis It is in the kitchen that ,small con- For our Rural Home. .work them solidly with Asiatic-filo;
oranges veniences count. One single step borax is the best method is to sketch them in
fall, ,and another year there will As a destroyer of insects
saved each day is a very small matter is wis- small clusters among the green as their
be a general crop in several large especially useful, an.dit always
indeed but three hundred and sixty- arti- waxy color shows to better advantagethan
groves.-Gainesville Sun.We est to choose for household use
five a is no small matter to near the fruit.
steps year cles which not unsafe or poisonous.How
; are told that an experimentwill this a busy housekeeper, and there are often are do we ,hear of children Try one of these: I know you will
be made by some growers be with the result.
contrivances times pleased
little many ,
many killed by the
where each pine will being injured or ,
year in packing MRS. W. WHEELER.
.. : ; unthought of which would save ten or deemed J.
be put in a separate case, after the handling of articles necessaryin .
manner of beer bottles in a barrel. a hundred steps a day.I the home, but which are intrinsic- About the Sink.
remember having seen, a
Ammonia if drankin
The impression prevails that this will ally dangerous. for our Rural Home.
handling child, some old fashioned Southern the dark by mistake is very danger. is known
be a 1 most satisfactory ,way of where the kitchen was built off A good housekeeper by
the 'fruit.-Indian River Advocate homes QUS, never safe to leave where children her sink, and dish cloths; if they are
from the big
at least steps can access to it, but a little if
: get sweet she is all right, sour or greasy
Sometimes the dining room
: house. powdered borax 'is quite as'effectivein -I! An iron chain for cleaning
j James Ballough Will Babingtonand would be connected to the kitchen; but and not at all unsafe. It
cleaning and kettles is occasionally of
Frank Galbraith were out turtling the pots
often one of the rooms at and
very economizes labor it sweetens pur- in the sink. A five cent
in scraping
since and
a"few and
: night's house would be dining: room one articles. It will
ifies and preserves bristle brush (they come about three
about One nest had 183 to
1,100 eggs. the required
can only imagine steps kill the roaches and ants if
they did( what, certainly inches long and one and a half wide)
says meal and three a day
: serve a cleanliness is observed, and so it is
should is more than useful., Sprinkle pearl-
us to everybody There
permit say tiresome indeed. was one
was it disinfects
do, left a part of the eggs in each nest however which made the work cheap and healthy ine about the sink, sift a little ;downspout
thing sinks
and one's premises, ,
for hatching. Hen eggs ,are but ten food was more simply keeps ; brush vigorously, then pour on
possible-the and bathroom in a healthy conditionif until all is rinsed off
cents a dozen, and it would be a good prepared, there were not so many boiling water,
time to let the turtles have an inningin consequently fewer dishes to' used freely.As lear; see how quickly it is done, and
courses, invaluable.
an insecticide 'it is fear of the powder and hot
filling up their ranks. The courseof wash. no germs;
Roaches will not haunt a kitchen
kills them. In washing the
after water
nests completely, wish
robbing year In that, respect I often wemight
where it is scattered on the floor, andit
year will end in the turtle becoming return to 'the simpler ways'of : towels and dish cloths, boil them up,
; Sun.- J is harmless to domestic pets. Anyone using a little pearline in cold water,
extinct on our coast.-Tropical_ for if we could or would, housekeepers '
yore; that has used it much in their
will to boil in thewashdish
: hey: soon come a
Mr. W. B. Schrader, representing now 'being so much helpedby
to ,
household gets
A. Cohen & Co., was in ,the, city the ; modern conveniences, would haveso purposes, its rinse well (no rubbing will
believe:in it and to depend, upon ,
; 'and clean
ae necessary) they are ,
latter part of last week and the first much more time for recreation.
virtues and one can learn to save
white and oft.
part of this securing hands to'work on Why should a woman in this day of ,
doctor's bill besides a drug cloths
many a It is a mistake to hang dish
of his but domestic
the tobacco plantations companyin invention be nothing a
Decatur county, Georgia. This drudge? I do not believe it was ever bill.For of perspiration wash inder the'sink i in warm weather, even
excess ,
ifter they are washed clean better put
at Attapulgus, just intended that she should spend her en- ;
company of oak bark
the hands in ,
an will
hem in the where they dry
across> the. Georgia ,and Florida line. tire time caring for only bodily wants,' !four ounces to a pint of water; boil ;
They are putting out 600 acres this utterly neglecting the higher nature. .horoughly.
I ten minutes; add a powderedborax. MRS. J. W. WHEELER.
year, giving employment to 300 to 800 But since housework must be done, When washing the hands use
'. hands. The plantation is divided into learning to do it,in the quickest, neat- some of this lotion. This is an old and .

eleven farms, over which Rudolph est, most :'economical way possible well tried'recipe, and as so many suffer The orange trees are doing well and

Getzlaff, formerly of this city, has should relieve her '\of the 'idea of"drudgery" from this trouble in the warm the people think they will have a half

general supervision, each of the farms to a great extent. Every, weather, I thought this might be help- ,crop this ,season,-De Leon Springs

'. being under the immediate charge of penny saved in the kitchen is that ful. item in' De Land News.

a superintendent. In this capacityMr. much added to, the bank account. :Many expensive nail powders' are The, Ambler Lumber Company,

Schrader has charge of one of Steps saved is strength hoarded and nothing but plain borax perfumed. We which is now operating between Ala-

the farms. Last year Cohen & Co. health gained and kept, which is bet can recommend the powdered,borax chua and High Springs, is getting

raised about 250,000 pounds of tobacco ter than any bank account for softening the finger nails and out 150,000 feet of lumber daily and

and bought in about that much It is a very good idea and a pleasure making them amenable to treatment.S. giving employment to many men.

more from neighboring plantations.- to contrive as many, conveniences as L. R. A. Conkling, a market gardenerat
Tallahasseean. possible. It is quite handy to have a .. from
Malabar plants
100 ,
If you wish to get an idea on this little slate hung on the 'wall where hunt it For the Lemonade Set. which lie has this spring.shipped 125

ject.just go now into any groceryin can be seen without having to For Our Rural Home. bushels of fruit, each plant averagingone

,Florida and ask for genuine first.class for it, to use in keeping note of need Have the doilies for and one quarter bushels of fruit;
seen pretty
You will.not ed supplies, noted down as soon as you
getit '
syrup. still and bearing
the are
bowl lemonade set? plants
exhausted little tub in the punch or
why? Because the home demandhas they are ,
; which sticky' and dishes to They are round, about twenty-two
long exhausted the supply. to put pans fruit.The
People who ago have lived here long soak soon as used,. a brush for cleaning (inches in diameterand,, decorated with Fort Myers Press learns, that

enough to learn what first-class Florida potatoes, and a mop for washing grape, lemon and'pomegranate fruit the big tourist hotel will actually be

syrup'is,: consider it superior in all dishes; also one or two shelves handy! and. blossoms.. Some. L are in Delft: built there but not by the Plant Sys- f

respects to anything of the*kind madein to 'hold, all the seasonings used in .blues with quaint sketches of the vintage tem. ''The proprietor of it'will,be Mr. .

,Louisiana or elsewhere and, in cooking. These should be in closely or the four seasons, illustratedwith Hugh O'Neill, of New York.He

of this, there is always covered bottles or cans, so 'that the German wishes as "Trink wohl, will build'it with special reference to

consequence home market to take all that is pro- flavors may.not evaporate. &c., woven in with the scroll borders, the accommodation of the tarpon
I Another convenient shelf should these are of course in outline and half amateur fishermen.
duced at to cents gallon. ,
30 40 per
it should be ed that contain a jar of Ivory paste for cleaning solid stitches, with here and there a
therefore argil
,, The Gainesrile Suns in speaking approvingly
bit of lattice work all done with Nos
there\ is but little if any profit in the painted and oiled woodworks, one of the millions expended by

manufacture of sugar, it is very evi- of borax handy to sprinkle about to 275152.53 and 54 Asiatic
dent that the making of ,syrup,offersa kill roaches and ants, one to hold the But to my mind the fruit doilies are .hotels to attract the wealthy tourist,says -

lucrative field of enterprise. ,The polishing cloths for oiling and flannelsfor prettier, and especially suitable foi that many believe, however, right or

another for the Florida,. for the grape, lemon 01 wrong, thattthe representative capitalists
in this line are great. Not the paste, one _
possibilities named, notwithstanding the great things j
be sketched from 3
only is there a present home, market stove polish and brush, and a jar, can pomgranate can they have accomplished, have to_ tooj '

for, all the syrup that is now produced or box for 'odds and ends." A pile nature, and save the expense of stamp great an extent f ignored those who slam

in South Florida: but the people of of old newspapers might be kept on ing. between the plow handles, those who
the border with broker of their brows .
the sweat
shelf their innum- Arrange
this the uses are
need taste same ;. ,
other States only to -
scrolls and leaves, allowing the fruit major portion of the wealth of Klerk{
luscious article of our home production erable. Let them encourage, if they doeLr
to discover what we already know Meat may be, trimmed, fruit cans towards the center,having arrange the wealthy' tourist. No objection

about it and to give it a market of filled, crackers rolled, knives scoured, ment as unstudied as possible. be raised against them. But the] t

unlimited extent or demand.-Lees- : chickens dressed and lamps cleaned : If twilled linen is used the work not absorb, at the same' time, '
be done with Asiatic-roman floss of the
burg Commercial. over them, and then they should be may ings poor

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A UNITED STATES OFFICER. build up the' blood" and restore the glowof on a different principle from that of then
health to pale and sallow cheeks. I i meadows and grain fields. lithe gardens
r men they effect a radical cure in all I will pay at all it will pay to treat the soil ore i otashin
Some Incident of Bit Life and Hardships arising from mental worry or overwork, after this fashion.
or excesses of whatever nature. Most gardens do not They -
pay. produce
In:the Late War.
Pink, Pills are sold in boxes (never i in a few peas and beans in the early thefertilizers appliedon
From the Gazctte.Mtdway. MOM; loose bulk) at 50 cents a box or six boxes summer, l later on some cabbages and
The,thriving :town of Medway, Mass., for $2.50,'and may be had of all druggists then the potatoes (not very many'not the farm
has no more reputable citizen than Capt. or direct by, mail by addressing very'large) about complete the tale. But means, ,
John I P. L. Grant, the carpenter and Dr. Williams' Medicine Company,'Schen- the garden should have in it every vege- .
builder. !For months he was a sufferer ectady, N. Y. table that will grow in your climate, larger ,and better yields
ftom wrecked digestion,loss of memory t ...... from radish and lettuce up to pumpkinsand
and the keeneatof rheumatic pains arising'from Making a Oarden. watermelons. It should not be of
a life of ambitious labor and given up and left for the weeds to over ) crops, permanentimprovement
arduous exposure as ah officer,in the late The following instructions for makinga run in August, but celery and late cab- "
war, and later as a U.S. mail carrier. garden are from Coleman's Rural World. bages and turnips should, keep its mem-i of the
:A representative of this paper called The whole season may profitably be ory green to the very verge of winter. If "
on Capt. Grant for his story. He met spent in considering the ,subject and the soil has been put into such conditionthat soil andMore '
the newspaper: man cheerily,and! in his making preparations for a winter gardenin all these things can be'made' to
own honest'simple: language, said: the extreme South. The cold framecan grow easily and well, it will be quite
i*! was born in South Berwick, Me. be brought into requisition in thoseparts natural to have a succession of crops; but
Dec;,30,134, and when two years old of the South where frosts are more if strenuous effort is requried in order to .
moved :With my parents to Old York, common, and by .t the season ,of garden produce anything, the garden will have
Me. ,When 16 years old I was appren vegetables can be extended. But the little attention after it has 'given the first
tired to a prominent builder Samuel foundations of a successful garden are few messes of green vegetables in the the farmer's pocket.
Colcord,.of Exeter, N. H., to learn the here given, and the reader will do wellto early summer.It .
carpenter's trade with the added privilege fix it in his mind and keep it where it would be a good idea to make up AD about Potash-the results of its use by actual ex.periment .
of attending Phillips',Academy, then can be referred to. your mind about the garden now, and on the best farms in the United States is
as;'now a famous seat of 'learning. I "The first thing to be considered in after you have begun do not stint your man in free a little to any book farmer which in America we publish who and will will write gladly for iu
graduated from there and went to Port- locating the garden is to have it in a con- work, but bear in mind that it is just as GERMAN KALI WORKS
land,,Me.,;where I served two years with yenient place. If it is put in some distant necessary to have a good foundation on 93 Nassau St.,New: ,.York.
Hon./Wm.: G. Kimball, a noted builderof corner, where it is never seen except which to build your garden as for your
the time.. by special effort, there will be too muchof house or.your barn. ,I was once Accused
"I worked in Newburyport two years a tendency to let it shift for itself-and of extravagance in this matter by an old The Standard Oil Company has won
and-'then established myself in businessat such treatment is not conducive to good farmer, who waded ankle deep in the the distinction of being the greatest industrial -
West Amesbury. During this periodI crops. Having located it, next examine manure which covered my garden plot in corporation in the,United States.
was married at Charlestown. In 1862 into' the quality of the soii. If this provesto the late autumn; but the next summer The capital of the company is$100,000,000and
removed to York, where I enlisted in the be a good rich loam you are very for- he paid me for vegetables enough to bal- the profits last year are said to have
U8.: service.: I served nearly three years, tunate, for you have the best basis upon ance the total value of the manure whichhe amounted ta$44,000,000-44 per cent.
participated in forty-three battles, some which to build.. If it is a heavy clay you: thought I had wasted. It is quite ee.
of them the hottest fights, of the, war, must give first attention to improving possible that in growing farm crops there Mrs. Vanderhoef, an old contributor,
was twice wounded and for a time disabled the mechanical texture, so as to make it is a limit to the profitable application of in exchange for a box of jasmines, givesus
;/and at last was'discharged at Au- friable and "workable. This can be manure, and it may be that .there also is a racy description of life in the far
gusta, Me.,in"1865."I done by hauling on coal ashes or cinders such a limit in the garden; but I have Dakotas., Seven months of winter is a
secured and kept the contract for from factories and plowing it i in. By never found, it, nor do I think many little too much. It makes residents of
carrying the' mails between York and this means we have made stiff clay friable others have. The danger is 'wholly ,on the south, land more contented with
Portsmouth, ,New Hampshire, for twelve as an ash heap. But if, you find a the other side:-Southern Ruralist. seven months of summer.
years. I removed tc Medway in March, light and sandy soil, then bring to it all .
1887, where have since resided, in business the refuse vegetable'matter that you can .
as carpenter and builder. I have -leaves, straw, coarse manure, etc., and The New Corn Product. An exchange says: As the general gov-
raised:a family of ten children, and have t plow it under and let it decay beneath The discovery of ,the application of the ernment sends,out through congressmenas
now a family of eight residing with me. the surface. pulp of cornstalks armoring vessels, in a gratuity to a few persons 2.300 tons
"About three years ago I was suddenly Whatever soil you have and whateverthe its preparation, has revealed another discovery of seeds, there is no reason why it should
attacked with dizzy spells, protractedinduration initial treatment, you must not lose of greater importance-that in the not send out with the seed, fertilizers' to '
: and more frequent as the sight of the fact that it is very far from extracting of the pulp the remaining partof make them grow'and implements to cultivate
weeks went by. :With these attacks the ideal soil for a garden, because it the fodder is ,manufactured into a the crops. There is nothing like
came incessant vomiting and spasms of does not contain naturally: sufficient stock feed that will come into generaluse doing things by wholesale and maintain-
coma BO that instantly I would fall wherever available plant, food to enable you to and reveals possibilities in the corn ing logical sequences
I might be and remain so for some grow the very best crops, and such crops never before dreamed of. Prof. .ee
time. alone as you can find the fullest satisfaction Patterson : Secretary Wilson announces that while
"Soon I was forced to keep in my bedmy and profit in producing. To bring it "The results says of all, these ,tests made, he shall not fight the congressional seed
digestion was wrecked,my businesswas to this stage you must manure, and manure show the new corn product to be a valu- distribution, he does intend that an-
going to pieces and everything looked and manure. :Remember that you able stock food. They show it to be other season; the department of,agriculture -
,very dark. Of course I tried all kinds of. have not a whole farm to enrich, but on- richer in composition" than the whole shall distribute large quantities of
,'remedies that were recommended, but tot ly a little garden plot of a few square fodder, and the food compounds more seed of the.various plants rich in nitro-
no avail} and I also went to a Medical rods; so you can afford to apply manurein di stib1e. The new corn product con- gen that are now comparatively unknownin
+ Institute Boston, but all my, expendi- such quantities as might well frighten tains more pounds of digestible food per America. The more such crops can be
ture was fruitless.' you if undertaken on a large area. Of hundred pounds of the original feed than grown, the'better. Nitrogen is the most
'"Finally secured a box of Dr. Wil- courst you are going to apply it beyondthe does whole fodder, corn blades or timo- costly element of animal plant food, and
liams'Pink Pills for Pale People, and received needs of the crop which you expectto thy hay."Rations. usually the most important. The air is
,so great relief,from them that my grow this year, but your purpose compounded with the new four-fifths nitrogen, and our farmers
family and myself could see the direct should be to impregnate the,soil so thor-' corn product as a base are eaten well by ought to grow more of these crops that
benefits. oughly with plant food that whatever cattle. These rations are more digestiblethan will "corral" the atmospheric nitrogen.If .
"I kept on with their use and steadily seed you place there will find at once the the same grains fed with fodder he accomplishes this it will be more in
grew better. The dizzy attacks lessenedand elements needed for its perfect growth.A blades, and will produce more grain in the line of the original design of Congressand
at hut left me, the vomiting has en- load of manure on the garden is cot live weight per hundred pounds of food less in competition with the legiti-
tirely ceased and my general health has enough. A half dozen loads are not unless fed than the fodder blades ration. Such mate seed trade.Deafness .
,not yet stopped its; improvement My the garden is very small indeed. rations are more easily fed, and there is
digestion is now good, and to no other' The entire surface should be covered to a less waste than in feeding in the ordinary Cannot be Cured
'. agency than,to Dr, Williams Pink Pills depth of at least six inches, and this ,not manner.
for Pale.Peopl can my cure be ascribed."I with coarse manure, but with a fine and "This new com product is in such a by local applications, as they cannot
had since the war been troubled well rotted product Put it under the shape that it can be easily and uniformly reach the diseased portion of the ear.
greatly with chronic rheumatism, but surface this fall if you can. If not, putit mixed with any kind of ground grain, or There is only one way to cure Deafness,
,this was relieved by taking these pills. on the top and let it mellow and melt of the by-product cattle foods ,so and that is by constitutional remedies. '' :
It is one of'the', best remedies,ever used I through the winter. Then in the spring any common on the market. By the use of Deafness is caused by an inflamed con
'by 'anybody and every member of my i put on more. and continue the operation this corn product as a base it is possibleto dition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian -.
:family has the same high opinion of it every spring and fall as long as you havea mix a complete and normal ration for Tube. When this tube gets inflamed :r-
,that I do. I have nothing but earnest, garden there. When you plant in sucha stock in one bulk, and which can be fed I you have a rumbling sound or
grateful praise for what it has done for thoroughly enriched soil there is no the imparfact hearing, and when it is entirely. -
in one feeding so obviating necessity!
hesitancy about the germination of the .closed Deafness is the result, and unless -
me. This
of feeding grain hay
(Signed) JOHN P.L. GRANT. seed. The plant springs quickly into is a thing that has not been ssibleheretofore the inflammation can be taken out
Captain Grant will be glad to answer vigorous life and makes the rapid growth with class of food products and this tube restored to its normal con-
.any letters addressed to him about, his which is the warrant of a bountiful ma- on our markets any in the shape in dition, hearing will be destroyed forever;
case His address is P. 0. box 142 Med turity. We have too many starved gar- which they existed. nine cases out of ten are caused by ca-
war; Mass. dens. My neighbor has one in which he tarrh, which is nothing but all inflamed
,Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a toils industriously every year, but I have condition of the mucous surfaces.
condensed form, all the elements ,necessary never seen a load of manure or fertilizerof We give much space in this number to 1 We will give One'Hundred Dollars for
to give new life and richness to the any sort put upon it, and the result is the vegetable garden. In the South any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare what you might expect. I am not pre- where it is practicable to have a garden that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
also a specific for troubles peculiar to pared to say that such treatment as I twelve months in the year it is not un-Cure. Send for circulars, free.
.females, such as suppressions, irregularities have here indicated would pay for the timely. The whole year can be profita- I F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo 0.
and all forms of weakness. They whole farm, but the garden is conducted bly spent in getting ready. I I:I BIT'Sold by Druggists, 75 cents.


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'Fruit Grower. him and gives the following accountof Vegetable Gardening. an annual. It is commonly supposedthat
Florida Farmer and his alleged invention: Bulletin 79 of Alabama station is the plant will grow wherever Indian = ,

full of caution and common sense to corn will thrive, and,this is true
A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main "The inventor says he proposes to
,, Street.Jacksonville.Fla.' use a special form of heating apparatus would be truck growers for northern where it is meant to be used as an ornament '
the area to be protected markets. It calls attention to the fact but a recent circular pub- =:
that.all adjoining States, greatly excel lished by the United States Depart.a
TERMS 0V: SUBSCRIPTION warm the trees and vegetables with.
Alabama in the extent of this industry, ment of Agriculture points out that,it
.. heat in
For One Year ...n..u..u. .fi.oo out wasting warming'the pass-
for Six Ifoatlu...................... .....,tDoIlf ing fiir. Radiated heat is the form of though, in points of soil, climate and can only be grown effectively in commercial -, .

Foreign Countries ...... 3.00 heat proposed to be used, which can transportation facilities Alabama's ad- quantities in warm climates,

.."Subscriptions in .all cases cash in -like light""': traverse without vantages are equal. to those of any since its only value is the oil content

advance.- No discount-allowed'on one's sensible loss the air space whichit of the other States, with the possible of the seed, and the general truth,

own subscription(except in:club. ),but' to The to through involved exception of Florida. But competition which, i is applicable to nearly all oil-
will principles
cash co on
liberal passes.
all agents a
has become so great, shippingrates bearing plants holds in regard, to this
be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby have been proved in a practical trial
them. Write for terms. of the apparatus, and the correctnessof high, commission men so one, namely, the warmer the climatethe

To every subscriber, new or'old, remit- the principles are vouched for by uncertain and the products so perilousthat larger the per cent. of oil. Some

ting us $3.00, we will send the paper one independent trustworthy testimony. the station does not feel warrant varieties of the castor bean will mature .
year and a copy of Rolfs' Vegetable "From made are informed ed in advising any very great expansion seed in the northern half of the
Growing'' In the South for Northern experiments we of the business at this time. The
Indian corn belt of the United States, .
Markets post. id. For two new 'sub i that it is safe to say that the I
risks are the expense heavy and but the plant cannot be cultivated
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, first cost of the apparatus will not exceed many
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange the half of the money loss occa- the skill, industry, care and business there so as to yield paying quantitiesof

Culture." sioned by one night's,frost per acre to ability required are of a high order. oil. It needs a deep, fertile,'loamy,
But every man should look ahead and friable and well drained soil, and then
Bates of advertising on application. a crop of early vegetables. The run
Remittances should be made by check, ning expenses will be confined'to the prepare for the future opening that is where the climate is sufficiently warm *.

postal note money order' or registered time of actual,frost, and will then be sure to offer. Consumption of vege- it will yield from twenty to twenty-

letter to order of in proportion to the cold experienced.The tables from the southern truck farms five bushels of beans to the acre, con-

FARMER AND FRUIT GBOWBB.Jacksonville. apparatus is portable and will increases every year, and cheapened taining from, fifty to sixty per cent, of f

Fla. last for fifteen with care." production will increase the demand, oil. The seeds, after being soakedfor

Chas.W.DaCosta,Business Manager.Moore' So far as this years particular proper case is con, so that when better times return thereis twelve hours in tepid water, shouldbe

cerned it is probably fortunate that apt to be good money in this busi set five or six feet apart each way,

Rolfs' *Vegetable Orange Culture.x100 Growing in the the Senatorial election and other bus-! ness for those who are prepared to en- two in a hill, and when three or four

South for Northern Market'.;. 1 25 iness kept the Legislature occupied : ter the field. In the meantime every inches high the weaker plant shouldbe
farmer should skill and experience -
acquire removed. The weeds should be
that that body had'no time, and con
this and at the same time shut off a destroyed and the ground kept loose
sequently no money, to waste on
CONTENTS. scheme. The.legislators might have large part of his living expenses, by by surface stirring. The seed-spikes

Citrus PruitJ at Cityl'olnt.- ............ ..... 354 been deceived by a juggling with scientific growing a great abundance and varietyof should be collected as soon as the
vegetables for.his. ,own table. To pods turn brown and,before the seeds .
still believe
PIKKRY-Letter from Washington ; All terms;, we hardly .'
.supply!! them with the necessary knowledge drop out of the pods:in handling, ;and :
About the Sucker Business; The Mon. that a body of Floridians. s"me, of <..
'goose...'.......... .. ... .. ......*........ 355 whom own orange groves : and have the station will issue, from timeto placed in the sun until the seeds are : .

GROVE AND OiCHAKi-Mulchlng in Fruit experimented .in protecting them time, .short," plain bulletins giving partly free.from the pods. Frequent

Culture; Water.Sprouts; The Blasting of could have this directions for preparing ground, fer- gatherings are necessary, so that only

Peach Blossoms..'...... ................. 356 will-of the-wisp.been led astray;. by tilizing, planting,,cultivating, sprayingand such spikes are removed, as are in

TOBACCO-Reply to Prof. Peacock; Mineral harvesting vegetable crops in Ala condition. The seeds are first

Manures .................................. 357 When two bodies of unequal temperature bama. proper then after
cleaned; being gently

FAXUKK. AND......TKCCKEII..........-..Letter........from..:....FortOgden .... 357 the are heat brought from ,the into warmer juxtaposition one- Probably nine of every ten failuresin warmed, are placed,'under a screw-
due to which! liberates! a whitish !liquid.
vegetable gardening are a press, .
will the colder without
and Insurance to
Keeping Cauliflower Cabbage; pass over one
Against Drouth.._..... ........ 558 regard to the temperature of the lack of proper preparation of the soil This is mixed-with water and boiled'
and of sufficient manure. The soil for some time, and the impurities are '
POULTRY-Summer Eggs are Profitable; intervening medium (the atmosphere, ,
skimmed off rise. Clear oil is
Trouble with Bowels; Teaching the can not be too deeply or too finely as they
in this case) and this radiation of heat
Chicks Roost; Poultry Notes........ '359 pulverized. Of course no subsoil at length left on the top of the water,
it is called will continue until the
LIVE STOCK-Breed Up Your Stock..*........ 359 colder of the, two bodies is heated should be turned up, but it shouldbe the mucilage, and starch being dissolved -

OUR RURAL HOME-Kitchen Conveniences; above the of the inter loosened up as deeply as possi. and the albumen coagulated by
Banishing Insects; For the LemonadeSet temperature ble. Then the soil should have an heat forming a whitish layer betweenthe

; About the Sink........ .......... 360 vening medium. In other words, abundance of decayed vegetable mat oil and the water. The oil is fur-
Making a Garden; The New Corn Product; this "special heating apparatus"whatever of ther clarified which drives
in it and should be free the by boiling
ter ,
'Policy of Secretary Wilson............. 361 that may be-would warm ,
seeds of weeds and grass. All manure off ,the acrid volatile 'matter. The
EDITORIAL Patent Anti-Freezer; Vegetable up the orange trees until they were
Italians have method of
applied should be thoroughlyrotted a special pre-
Gardening The Castor Bean Again.. 362Markets than the
; actually warmer atmosphere
and after think have paring the oil which rids' it of its
you you
-Pineapples; Our St. Louis Letter. 363 surrounding them. Thus the atmos-
twice double that nauseous flavor 'and in this "country'medicinal
applied enough just ,
Bulletin, Government be of coldness below
Weekly Crop Report. 364 phere might a
oil is manufactured cold
and it will be about by
Peppermint Culture...... .................. 366 the danger point, say 20 degrees, dose probably
till next expression from the crushed, beans.
Notes.................................... .... 368 while the orange trees would be above right year. used in
Trucking cannot be learned in one The oil is largely soap manu-
the danger point, say 25 degrees or It is the .
Weather In Jaokso yme. I or two years, and it requires more facture and for machinery.
even warmer.
Week Ending June J, JScna capital than most people guess. Begin thickest and,heaviest of the oils.
But all this is on the suppositionthat small scale and learn and i <
; on a extend -
a. .. J 1 be A -I. the heat radiated from the appa ; business A. W. Lewis, of Yular; who was in
". A A Y HawMay the as you progress.
CID. w :s -=s ".. ratus to the trees is not otherwise Such things as cold frames, sashes, the city yesterday, says that there is
- drawn off from the latter other distress in the storm sec- .
by swept
26........ 73 70 78 64 14 71 0It' hotbeds, drills, spraying ,apparatus,
27........ 72 72 81 61 20 7J 0 agencies. And precisely here is where and it does not tion and that many have not got even
etc. cost
.. 28........ 12 80 67 78 0 money pay
go 23 Some of
the weakness of this schemeis bread to eat. them
proposed corn
.. 29........ :5 82 0 to these and fit the groundfor any
.. 30....... ?76 70 gSi 69 c2 7$ .06 manifest; As soon, as the orange for with have proportioned their supply of corn
.. ....... gardening a single season
8s 78
31. 73 77 70 IS 0
,June J........ 76 82 92 72 20 82 0Mean. trees were raised one degree above the expectation of them going back to meal to last only a few days longer.
-- the of the The mills have been dividing the
.......... 74 76 86 68 IS 77 ..o6Totsa temperature atmosphere, cotton. Start right, prepare well, grist
nlnra11. that temperature would at once be- and then remain wltn the business for tolls with these poor unfortunates. Jn

gin to be lowered, not only by a addition to this condition and to .
A. J. Miicuxi.L Observer.A several years at least.
,. new radiation but by convection their distress, the crops have, been
through the currents of cold air, the The Castor Bean Again. ruined by caterpillars and crickets

Patent Anti-Freezer. blizzard. If the tree was envelopedin The castor-oil plant has been culti which have completely destroyed

Among the visitors to Tallahassee a stout tent and a heating appa vated since the earliest historic time, whole fields of corn. Mr. Lewis says

during the recent session of the Leg- ratus placed inside of the tent, the and specimens of it supposed to be this is not a local condition, but existsin

islature was Mr. C. Stuart Bailey, of convection might be prevented and over four thousand years old have every part of the storm district.Mr. .

St. Augustine, the inventor of a patent then the radiation from the heater been found in Egyptian tombs. It is Lewis is preparing to leave and

"anti-freezer" for,the protection of might save the tree. But it does not perennial in India, its native country, others will follow his example,; He

orange groves nnd vegetables ,from require an appropriation of $5,000to but as it has spread into less congenial says that many will starve to death ...

cold. A correspondent of the Indian experiment with a, problem whose climates it has lost that habit, like the unless relief is offered: them.-Gaines, .

River Advocate had an interview with elements are so simple as these. cottton plant, and is known to use as ville Sun. '

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flarkets.JACK805VILL1 2.00; New Potatoes,' Rose, 3.75 to 4.00; TRB
Reds, 3.50 to 3,75;medium grades, 3.00 to .

3,50; seconds, 2.00 to 2.75; New Orleans,
2.50 to 3.50; New Onions, Florida, per FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA :

FL.&., June 3, 1897. bbL, 4.00 to 5.50; New Orleans, 3.00 to .

FBCITg AND PRODUCE. 4.00; per sack, 1.00 to 1.50;Peaches, Fla.,
2.50 to 6.00; Watermelons, Florida, per AcIsoNvIII4E. :;

That art Corrected averaft by quotations.Marx Bros.aura choice 100, 25.00 to 50.00. The Oldest National Bank in the State. ,

Iota fetch price above. top quotations,while poor RsDrncLD &:: Sox. ., 1

Iota Fines selllower.(wanted)......;Standardcrate 3.00102.50 OHAETEEED, 1874. OHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.
Lemons, Messina................ box 3.50 Pitteburg MarketCucumbersSouthernbu,1.50 By CODJerfttm,yet liberal methods, this bank hu achieved :
............. the highest reputation for I01Jd1tl
English Peaa dried, bn 1.25 to 2.00. strength and abfltt,to meet aU legitimate demandJ. \
Peanuts,best brand...... ........ .04 to. .05 We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange the'most
... ... .... Tomatoe&-extra fancy,' Fla 1.75 to 2.00 on favorable terms drawing our
Cabbage.P1CTId&,1. .. .. .... in demand drafts on all parts of the world. own
Potatoes,New........ ........bbl 2 25 to :..50On extra choice, 1.50 to 1.75; ordinary, 1.25 We invite a visit or correspondence: ,looking toward business relations,
IOnPIa.................. crate 1.25101.50 to 1.50. Fancy Mississippi, 1.75 to 225. fryers shall at all times receive intelligent and careful aUeutioD'assuring you that TQUI _"
eye .............bushel 1.50 :
brown eye,.................bu 1.50 Beets, southern, dozen bunches, 50c JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. c. COOLEY :
Seia/ ............I..... .....bu 1.35 to 65c. Onions-Southern, barrel 3.00
WnippoorwiU.i 1.50 President.! Cashier. :,
to 3.50 half barrel bag 1.50 to
1Red Rippers..... .......bu 1.50 r ; Safe
Egg*........_ ............_do .11 1.75. Egg plants-Extra fancy, per Deposit Boxes For Rent. ::
___ dozen, 1.50 to 1.75; small, 75c to 1.00

VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. Potatoes-Bermuda, Chili, bbl, 5.00 .
to 5.50; Southern, Bose, 3.00 to 4.50; Bradley Red I. XuyeM B.RcdfeUL.:
Corrected by Davis A Robinson
,Yellow Yams, ...........?_....bush 50 Southern, Red, 2.75 to 3.00; white 2.75 QUICK WORK ESTABLISHED 1871.
Sweet Potatoes .......... .......... .40 to.50 to 3.00. REDFIELD & BON,
Hnbbard squash, ...............bbl 1.50 SOMEBS BBO. & Co.
: In selling and paying for Fruits and
: ...... .. _doi
men Florida.." ..;......: M...?.-_. .IS to ..15.25 etables snipped to us is our motto. WE Commission MerchantsUD ..
Kff Plants..................... bbl 1.50202.50 GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS .
Tomatoes .................crates 1.25101.50 Pineapples.New FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER -
Sweet Pepper. ............__bu 1.50101.75 BUY OURSELVES. They are protected .
Green Beans................... crate 500 to 1.00 York.-Indian River reds, standard by our 40 years experience: without'default Fruit Auctioneers
.Pumpkins, .................. each .0510 .10 crates, 24s. 3.50 to 3.60; 30s, 3.00; 36s ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
Kershaws, ...' ..... .........each .03 to .10 2.25 to 2.75 other sections 100 5.00 and financial stability which any bank or Ul_Dock Streetl'hiladelpMa,Pa.
; per merchants having mercantile reports can
Parsley, ... ..... do* bunches demand
per We handle alt kinds
verify-then of
Green onions.per dot bunches .15 to .25 to 10.00. Porto Ricos, each, 50c to 65c. try us-WE BELIEVE OUR Fruits and Vegetables, .75 Total receipts this week, 13,354 barrels METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send either at private sale(which has heretofore been ='
Sate,well cured........?..........Jb .25 from Havana, and 5,600 dozen from the your cards name free.for Letters our quotations.promptly Stencil answered and our custom)or by the auction system (recently ,
'If-_.._ ._.... tO '
.MR..a. 25 JO added to business
our )as may desire. <
Bahamas. Baltimore received from the you
Koosters.- ..MM.-.M.__. .20 ,,,
.Half'jiowu........_................ .25 Bahamas 22,361 dozen. FRENCH fc CO.,, '
,ri I{ .Turkeys, .....__per pound,!gross .12i Pines have been selling more freely ." .*...__......._......1 ,25 to .40 116 Warren St New York. TENNESSEE
GCCSC ......-.....f..> .25IO 30 this week than usual;; the prices were as CENTENNIAL AT <
Leeks ............per day bunches. follows: No. 1, on dock, 6.00 to 6.50 per f
Radishes.o.......perdos nodemana. bbl. No. 2 5.00 to 5.50 No. 3 No. 1855.
Cucumbers...... ..;.......... bbl. 1.50 ; ; 4.50i; NASHVILLE, MAY i, TO.
Spinach .......... per bushel .75 1, repacked 7.50; No.2,6.00 to 6.50; No.
.cabbage Florida. .................. 1.00101.25 3,5.00 to 5.50. Only a few fancy pines OCTOBER J. / \
BalsirV.per dozen bunches .25 arrived last week and from 10 to 3r
CaaUA wcr.......M.MMM......per bbl 3.00 brought idly disappearing.The .
Greco peas ..... ............ crate 1.00 to 1.25 12c-Fruit Trade Journal. big red strawberry of Missouri is' The building and grounds of the .X.
Turnip,......................bunch: no demand* to the front This time its merits I
Florida Honey.... ...pound section .10 again Tennessee Centennial, in numbers and ."_
New Potatoes...............barrel Z.oot02.2s Philadelphia.-Florida, Reds, as to have been recognized by a Chicago con
I) Strawberries..... ............ quart ,onto .06 size, 8 to loc. Some fancy varieties well cern. architectural beauty,surpass Atlanta's,
Asparagus.....................bunch 10 to I23 matured would sell well and at
Squash .. ......................crate 05 fancy The Sprague-Warner Co. of that city, and nearly equal l Chicago's. The,exhibits -
Melons............... per 100 10.00to 1500 prices, but the above quotations cover one of the largest wholesale grocery concerns
Cantaloupes.,. 2.25102.50 the bulk of the sales of Red Spanish. We in the country, has made a con- are all ready, and are interest- .,
Peaches.......... ..........crate 3- notice that while many of the pines are tract with 0. B. Guthrie of this city to ing and instructive. The live 'stock

still quite green and the weather cool preserve for them and in glass jars .
1 New York.Market.
better than the few unwrappedones strawberry. kind evermade. -
NEW YOBK, May 31,1897.. I that are coming; along. Preserving kettles have been shipped I ,
Potatoes-Receipts last week 34,109 REDFIELD &: Sox. here and Mr. Guthrie will buy the fruit The Midway is great.

barrels,including 22,335 barrels, southernnew. ...... in the open market at once and beginin The Western and Atlantic Railroad,
Bermuda-No.l: 4.00 to 5.00 No. "
his big job of "dainty-making.
Florida crate 6.00 to 6.00 and the
Pittsburg- ; Nashville, Chattanooga and
2,2.50 to 3.00. North Carolina, Rose 3.00
\\ to 3. 0. Charleston and Savannah, Rose | crate, 3.00 to 3.50; Cuba, extra large, St. Louis Railway, run solid vestibule
U j 3.50to4.00. Chili 3.00 to3.00. Southern ]per 100, 9.00 to 10.000; large, per 100, B.OO
new, No. 3 to,No. 2, 2.25. PeachesA to 9.00; medium, per 100, 6.00 to 7.00; A bill is before the Florida legislatureto trains with Pullman's finest sleeping'.

few early Japanese varieties have come small, per hundred, 4.00 to 5.00 protect the mocking bird, by making cars, from Atlanta to Nashville. '; ;
in'from Florida; the first brought'4.00 to SOMEBS, BBO. & Co. the catching of the mocking bird or of

5.00 per carrier j but they have since sold taking its eggs a criminal offence, except Do not be imposed upon, but be

t r down to 2.00 to 2.50,the fruit being green Our St. Louis Letter. where it is done for the protection of sure that your ticket reads by The
and lacking color. A few Hales from fruit We hope it will pass even without < ',
Georgia have also appeared-also green The marked scarcity of string beans this provision. The mockingbird is one WESTERN AND ATLANTIC R.R., -;'-
the week and at a time when daily of the of Florida and the sweet _
and hard, and slow sale at 2.50 to 3.00 past glories
Fine fruit showing good size and color, receipts should be steadily increasing, is songster should have the protection afforded '

j would bring gooq; prices. Melons-A 'one of the surprises to the trade. It ap the squirrel at Daytona, that city AND ST. LOUIS R'Y., -
few Florida watermelons have arrived for pears that the usual sources of supply at beautiful in a palmetto forest, where .
which trade has been very slow owing to this stage of the season are not respond- this protected little animal comes regu- between Atlanta and Nashville.

r the cool weather. Small lots of muskmelons ing as formerly. Florida, which is generally larly to the front gate for his breakfast. For berths
sleeping car information
have been placed at fair prices shipping by the car load to the various Make friends of the birds and particularly or any
markets of the at this bird. Birds and flow- about rates hotel boardinghouse
\ when choice and ripe but must lots arevery country of the mocking or -
ordinary and some are about worth- time is not represented at all in this ers would change many a desolate looking accommodations in Nashville i"
less. Watermelons Florida! medium market at present. Alabama, Louisianaand southern home into a little parad Je. ._
100.26.00 to 35.00. ,Muskmelons, ,Florida,per, Mississippi\ i, are benefited by the It is in the reach of every family. call upon or write to !s.C.E.HARMAN .

per basket, 1.00 to 1.50, crate,2.00 to 3.00.>: high prices ruling at present but little at. = t-
from other States
Cucumbers, Florida, per basket, 1.50 to coming yet A correspondent of the N. Y. Journal :'
the market
1.75, per crate, 1.25 to 1.50. Egg plants, Flonda tomatoes deluged weeks and announces that some 200,000 acres of the General Passenger Agt., Atlanta; Ga.
Florida } barrel box 1.50 to 250. during the two priceswere SPECIAL NOTICE. The round
per low enough to enable all classes of Florida Everglades are to be fenced and trip
Squash,Florida, white, per barrel crate, dealers to handle and distribute them. turned into a huge breeding place of rates to Nashville are cheaper than
.: 1.50 to 2.00, yellow, 1.25 to 1.50.() Toma- I The quantity and condition was excel- elephants. lions, tigers, sea cows staying at home.
Florida, fancy, 1.25 to 1.50, fair to and the trade much ostriches, boa constrictors and other animals -
good lent surprised as as
; 750 to 1.00. did ;the enormous offerings. Never did usually found in menageries. So :.;,
FRENCH & Co. far as we have observed the New York Southern farmers
Florida send out to the principal markets Our are the most
such splendid stock ana this season! will Journal is the only paper that has. wasteful people on earth. They grow a "

Philadelphia Markets. show better results for those engaged in ass crop of corn and let 40 per cent of it remain -',

Tomatoes, choice to fancy, 1,50 to 2.00) the industry than ever before. No less The Farmer's Home makes these per in the field to be consumed by the /j..
ordinary stock and second, 1.00 to 1.25; than twenty carloads came here in the tinent suggestions: sun and winds and rain, and Buy fodder

t Cucumbers, Florida, per crate or basket last two weeks-mostly from the Manatee Does not Uncle Sam know that most and hay for their farm animals, or as is

.. 1.00 to 1.75; Georgia. 1.50 to 2.00;: Charles- river district The MississippianaD farmers would be more thankful for a often the case, let them go hungry and
too, 1.50 to 2.50; Beets, new southern, surprised at the formidable competition sitting of eggs than for a package of grow so thin that the plow? which should
i t. per 100 bunches, 2.00 to 4.00=; squash, per they had to meet with their first cabbage seed? There is a chance for run deep will only skim the surface* in

half barrel, 1.50 to 2.50; Egg Plants, shipments here which yielded only balfthe some Congressman who is tottering at which case they will have less feed'to 1 .
choice to fancy, per half barrel 2.50 to customary big figures for early) offerings. the verge of defeat to introduce a bill waste the following year. Silos and the a

,'i'I I 3.50; common, hard to sell,per half bbl., Next week, however, seems more to distribute full-blooded live stock instead shredding machine should be more generally i -: -

t 11.00 to 2,00;peppers, per carrier 1.50 to hopeful, as the Florida offerings are rap- of common dead seed. usea'.Farm and Eanch ., t'4 ,

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It r' ; 11 -.-. -" -W'c.;:B,:hliiglit.: I 7. .' l::.. J'"I r' \1., ;. IHunihlgtOn.LT many days' the, ,result will be little

: ,WzJ ; ENDING. MONDAY* MAY;;3I! > $ dry} weather, is short of disastrous ; while the fruit melon is ,
; and area is small the quality of
;'r 1897. quite severe on.most crops; corn

'Week opened dry with cool"nights melons l wilting'considerably' orange good; peaches- so far, ,are inferior r

retard trees,making,a good growth.! -BenjN J. 11r. Rice. ,
",.. which has operated to { Eustis.The week has been hot ..
TheState. .a,whole, tis suffering fc Bradt.. + Ll K E
half the
,23: : / and dry; no rain; about days
scattered and msigriificar Greenvil l looking"some
rain -Crops
; only have been part:cloudy;. but:.sultry, ex
showers having'fallen over a limits d what better since the, fine, rain first but
: cept where there was' a breeze
the week. All staple of the week but all need
area during part crops wind has.been scarce this week ; shipments -

crops are making a slow growth, attributable !- rain bad., Cotton chopping about over. ,of melons'g on, but the fruit
": to lack of moisture and abnormally with.-J. W. Hammerly. Shortest Quickest Most Attractive
is.smaller. than. usual ; orange? trees ,
cool nights. Corn and cot- lcAtp n.Itffs' exceedingly dry doing
.' ': ton'small, but have good color; vegetables and..has:J been for some time; corn and whenrain;: comes.-H.. 0. Mar-

have:; been 'seriously' damaged cotton dare looking well, 'but' (small; ,' BETWEEN
and -tobacco '
'while melons fail
, vegetables are dryiligtlp'and"are Plant City.-Warm and dry, no THB

Citrus trees appear to )withstand, dry i g'ast.-'Vi B iBlack.vA.v : rain since i2ln all crops needing'rain;
Florida and feniiisalarNEW
; weather very ,well. Copious the fruit is ,
.Sampso ,--)Ye lare..4ha.v.ngI very tomatoes, especially, as
needed for,setting potato slips and pea. dry season/; crops' dingriairltba; I maturing and requires more moisture; THROUGH ROUTES.New .

'. planting. Cane making good growthjPfcarblignt.quite very warm ,days with very cool nights! corn, cane and rice all suffering for New York to Jacksonville by

; general,over'westerlcounties : which havecaused, conslderlble.sick'* rain several car loads of melons gone ,Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to'Wash-
is 111 qnd ington Southern Railway to
and damage apparent : ness iri.this:: section.-H.C", Ryals.: ": forward this week crop will soon be Northern 1 Columbia, Florid.Central &;
the decreased, yield. Peach crop only in Air,Line. Peninsular to all principal
of 'the weekwas all shipped ,shipping tomatoes '
fair. Oats'have been harvested with! McClenny.The first ; points in Florida.: .
corn'and' melon too cool for;crops to do well, but large quantities; Orange trees puttingon Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati -

,, a fair yield. Green and pineapple : It has,.warmed. off. at the' close .of the a fine'growth.-W. Stinson. tion HarrimanJunction by Queen ,& Crescent to.Ashe-,

plentiful; vegetable week more- favorable;, early corn\is A. J. ltIITCl ELi, Asuevllle & villoand Columbia by Southern -
continue. Hallway and Florida
: shipments Although the week has not bee:n' suffering for want of more moisture) State Director. Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville Central&Pcnsmular-Columbia -
.. to Jacksonville.
backward but took very J
all are ,
bee crops '
it has
favorable for crop growth, I Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
carries dreadful
'unfavorable The a
excellent ( farm work and well consideringIhe dyspeptic Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
general ,
weather the peach crop,' of which load on his back. It 'seems as if he and ; Southern U'yto Ever-
fret ; ; } '
planters have all crops generally Florida ette,Florida Central & Peninsular -
from With immediate ,rain there is none except the early kinds) were,really made up of two men. Limited. to.all,important Florida!

grass. are showing up badly, being more' 'or One of them ambitious, brainy ,and points.
there will be a marked improvemer Kansas City Fort 'Scott &
. leSs'wo tnr: H: X.'Re d... v .1' energetic; the other sick, listless peev- [Kansas City Memphis Kansas City

, in crops. ish' and without force. The weak Jacksn'ville }to.Birmingham,Southern li'y'
Southern District. to Everette Fla. Central i;
e, .REMARKS BY CORRESPONDENTS. man weighs the other one down. 'The Thro' Line Peninsular to all Fla.points
.Bowling,Green.-Although dry anc
be able :to do Louis to Jacksonville
1 Western Disln"tCrawCordville /: hot, the crops show no signs of suffer- may Short Line to Du Quoin.
Continued rapid. good work one day, and the next day [folly Sp'ga 18t. Central to I10UY J>'g ,.
dry ing yet; melons are developing because of little indiscretion in Koute. City, Memphis& Birmingham -
weather is beginning to make plant ly and shipping has begun....:J. E. some to Birmingham,Sou.
eating, he may be do'nothing J U'yto Everetto and F. C.&P.
still cool H.. I
.,.. ers complain.;nights J. at all. :Most cases ,of dyspepsia start' Sioux City & Chicago to Jack
shipments in 80 v1l1e. 111. Cent. to Holly
Hunt. .
with constipation. Constipation is Holly HI'E }Bp'gs, K., C. M. & D. to Birmingham -
Point Washington-Weather dry; crease slowly but probably 90 per the of nine-tenths of all human .ou t e. Sou. B'y to Ever
orrain : of remains unpicked northern cause etto and the F. C. &P.Louis'Ille .
and hot; suffering some ; crop ent. crop ;
sickness. Some of are .
symptoms & Nash'illo to Rive
and gardens doing fairly I yelIThos.: : .' dealers report' ''being eceived' in ;.a sick and bilious headache,' dizziness, New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only '

McLeod: too condition, hence many growers To }route with through sleeporerackso'ville
loss of foul
sour stomach, appetite, between New Orleans and!
Ocklocknee-Weather; getting very, ,are waiting. for their pineapples_ (to breath windy' belchings, heartburn, Jacksonville,
,well and have not fruit shipped & has 100 miles of track In
dry; crops looking mature further, most! of the Al The F. C. P.
and distress' 'after eating.
of rain. N. will be of size pain Florida running through. thetobacco
suffered any yet for want from Jupiter' good these are indicative derangement: Region,
W Stock Farming and Dairy Section,
F.Butler. and of excellent quantity.-J.
of the liver,:stomach. and bowels, and Peach and Strawberry! Land,

.... :.Scotland:-Weather extremely dry] Cronk. all are.caused by constipation., Dr, >range,banana'Kelt.lias and.-.Pineapple Co\ntrvt -
';, and crops suffering, no rain of any] Myers.-This has been the warm Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are the Phosphate the Silver Spring and

f' ; consequence' in the past 'siX weeks; est 'week,thus far this year and has certain Other fine Scenery.he .
quickest easiest and most .
Great Hunting Country.Beaches
t' oats being harvested, yield,, poor; tobacco been not,so unpleasant even if so cure for this condition. They are not the Noted Althing Ground
that has been watered dying.C. .- warm, becauseof a good breeze most Has the best lands'for tillage;greatest vari-1
violent:in action. ety of soils in the State and above all
of the time it is too to out
W. Laing.EllavilleDry. ;; dry put
Send 21 cents in i one-cent stamps: tins oVer the Central. Rldgelanr*
and ,dusty' crop: potato slips in most places;-a few strag- World's. Medical Association Where It Is. High and Healthy.,
to Dispensary
good all the Prosperous towns fill its route and it offer-
the improvement getting ripe
somewhat on ; gling guavas are ;
Buffalo, N. Y., and receive the best freight facilities for any produce the 1
weather,.clean, crops >of weeds and tree world is, growing well where, not CommonSense I Northern marketer. -
Dr Pierce's 1008 ,
fail. 'page Send also for the best map of Florida (BOD.
grass; ,grasshoppers are doing some too: recently planted ; gardens are Medical ,Adviser. free) and note the towns on its route.

; damage to com' and c tton.-J. H. ing.-M. M. Gardner. AIL A.O., MACDONELL Jacksonville,0'.P,,A Fl.

Lammons. Central District.: Several Malabar farmers are planting -

Stephensville--Corn ;and potatoes highland rice on the rich prairie Fla.' Peninsular R.
& R.
The I Cant
need rain ,bad vegetables almosta Buda.-No rain& i for two 'weeks;
very ; C. Railway
( muck .land west'of the F. E. -
< failure'for want of rain; cool morn weather warmer .for several\ days past ; It being planted as an ex, Offers to Shippers

ings for this time of year; corn planted corn needs rain; trees doing very well
periment in that section, and the The Shortest and Quickest( Route
,. early in 'tassel, some silk seen.- -Proctor. have hopes of success.
planters great BETWEEN \
,Mary F, ,King. Citra.-Still very dry and orange Mr.; Gus'Shell; of 'Bovine: has also
drouth FLORIDA
tlonticello-Oa.ts harvested, and trees: are showing signs of the ,
I been experimenting with Japan rice.
and corn leaves curling generally show THE EAST' AND WEST.
cotton ;
: were fairly good; .
'* \Ve\ are got twenty With Improved Ventilated Cars;'this company '
rain.-H. B. Stevens!
C small for the time of.year, owing tc great'need of bushels of rice.from a quarter ,acre of is better equipped than.ever ever to
but i in excellent condition Fort 1Ieade.Corntoba' co: and andle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,an dry weather of [and;-Indian River Advocate. Insure close connections and prompt despatcho ,
for rain first cutting,
; Leconte pears lafofMay"andshipping cane suffering ; n all Eastern and Western Markets.

;: will begin early-J.. E. tobacco about finished; orange trees A fine roller' crushing machine is Through cars to destination without -

Smith. are budding out again.-J. Thompson. coming for ,the mill, as a feed and Perishable change freight or delay..followed by wire ud

f Wetumpka--Dry and hot throughout grain store, is being established there. iippers advised time passing various Junc-

;i' the,week; nights were,cool; %dr>' Linden.-No rain yet; crops are Also a peanut ,shelling and sorting Ion All points claims and for arrival overcharges at destination.and loss. prompt-,

. ;;. weather is causing crops to, lose; to suffering; early, planted corn will machine will be ready in time for this r adjusted..

bacco'transplanting is belated on ac almost a failure 'waiting' for year's nuts, and preparations are .being See that your goods are marked
prove ;
count of weather in good made' to 'buy all ,the nuts the via. F. C. & P: RR; .
dry crops rain to ,finish planting peas, potatoes For information aU 'OD or address the vBrslgned
, condition, all,'they lack is. rain.Fannie and pinders; the situation to-day is neighborhood will produce. This,will : '
C.' E. TAYLOR Tray.A'gt.Ocala
: i' Blount. very gloomy!-William IL Hood. be a distinct advantage, as the, (fodder W. B. TUCKER Oen.A'g'tOrlandoVia.

:; Northern,District. Orlando.-No'rain and crop conditions from the nuts will pay the cost of raising ,o.Y.. .' A gt. .
\. W. K. FULLER.Trav.AVt,Tampa, Fla.Or
,-.......,:"'': .... *. Lake t City.% -Everything hereabout I bad;\ field crops suffering, corn, I them.-Huntington,item: in Fla..' N.S. PENNINQTON Jacksonville Traffic Manager,Fla.,, ,

: .: suffering for rain severely, and if not!, leaves rolling and orange trees stand Philosopher. .. W H. FLEASANT8, General :Freight Af


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INSECTICIDES. ,Nunans,per 1,000$3.00.

< TCOR SALE-A lot of seedling Pomelobutts J IRRIGATED l GROVE, 100 acres.'Ie years set in
i Protect Your Crops. Make Your Own Insecticidesf 1? averaging about half to three-qurter inches ; 50 in other fruit) trees, etc.
; .. Indismeter.also Queen and Abbaka Pine rtips. ]For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F," The
f a Very Small Cost. :A. J.ALDRKH.Orlando.Fla. 5-1-5 Palms][>> ,?Lane' Park,Lake COunty Fla.4I03 .

SPANISH PEANUTS for seed.$i per bushel.

) Ammonia Water, 26 degrees, in 7-pound bottles, $1 each. '" S 5-22-3-B. N. BRAD Huntington Fla. .FRUIT BRANDIES AND WINES FOB
from$ to f i gallon. Send for price-
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tWhite Arsenic 10 cants !' /jlf
a pound '
list and
f Carbonate of Ammonia 15 cents a pound. 'l l
.. .-> : eluding Seedling Grapefrut 5 years old. Winter Park Fu.
.: Carbonate of Soda., 5-pound packages, 20 ; : :- .', 'l Also Hart's and Valencia Late Dancy Tangerines FOR HATCHING LIGHT BRA.
Carbon Bi Sulphide, pound tins, ,'25 cents a pound *.' : '. Budded Grapefruit, Pineapple, Eureka EGGS, and Plymouth Rocks: bred for utility.

Caustic Soda, 50 pound cans,'7 J cents a pound. Brown's Lemon, and and a Enterprise few Seedless Seedless Grapefruit AU,buds Parson on 81.00 per 13. Mas. GOMPBRTS. .

a Copper Carbonate, single pounds, 40 cents a pound. Grapefruit stock 5 years old. Buds grown to Lady Lake. FU.TtfUBSEBY

,1 Copper! Sulphate, 10-pound packages, 70 cents a package. .. stakes. Trees very fine and sure to please, bothas TREES at Reduced .-
: Quick Lime barrel 90 cents. to quality and price. Write us. BOWYER In order to close out our surplus stock of
;i'' per & STEPHENS. Lakeland Fla. trees we will greatly reduce prices on all leading
",; London Purple, per pound, 25 cents. .' i<.., varieties. Send in your orders early.
Napthaline.1O-pound 8 cents.
; packages, per pound, ;, J '. and Golden Queen Pineapple
2-20-tf Braidentown. Fla.
Paris Green, per pound, 30 cents. Plants, for sale at Modelo Park Pinery. Quality
Potassium Sulphide, pound 39 cents. ..,: '.:; unsurpassed.) Address ORLANDO GRAPE BUDWOOD FOR SPRING BUDDING.
Pyrethrum Insect Powder, oest, 32 cents pound. .' A FRUIT CO.,C. S. VanHouten, Orlando, Fla. varieties for sale at $4 per 1,000.
,. $-5-12. Centennial, Homosassa, Nonpariel and Majorca
,f. Rosin, $2 a barrel. are Is per 1,000. Satsuma, Tangarine, Parsna
Sulphur,50-pound packages, 3 cents a pound. RARE CHANCE FOR POULTRY KEEPERS Brown,Duroi Blood, Amory Blood, Ruby Blood
thoroughbred White
.. Tobacco Dust, barrels, 3 cents, qmUlots 4 cents a pound. ,i and 400 mature. Bone Cutter Lcgbora.'lounJ and Early Pomelos, are and|8 per Marsh's 1,000.Seedless King, Boone's$1.50
Tobacco Stems 50-pound' cents pound. Brooders Coops Wirenetting and Lathiencing, Pineapple
packages a per 100. All buds warranted free from all insect
etc.,to be sold at once. Write for price Semi- and from
These prices are for quantities as mentioned herein. For larger quantities nole Poultry Farm,Jacksonville, Fla. pests bearing trees.W. K TRIMBLE
please write for special quotations. We are pleased at all times to furnish you for- 6-S-z 2-20-tf Braldentown, Fla.

mulas and give all necessary.".'. ,information.-;'. ,... for, ,making'. up Insecticides.- No SAFES OB MOBS EFFICACIOUS RsUKDY 40 WEST BAY STREET.DrJ.F.GONNSLLY .
; can be had for Coughs, or any
v f Xv. J'ir':1t.: FEZ trouble of the throat, than "Browns Dentist
: : Bronchial Troches." ,
,. S cBSS'T. (, J., C. WU 1OIaf. (Graduate Dental Department University
If Tobacco all
-- you grow by means use of Maryland )
: P.O.BOX89, .. :. JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Farmer's Patented Method for harvesting Bridging and Crowning a Specialty and an other
:ft - same. Write today for full particulars. work done under the most modern methods

: Don't delay. Agents wanted every- im Residence.304 West Ashley Street.

Laurel Grove, Va. ) grass for lawns and permanent
per 1,000. by
'. RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, : tsperhundrdredlo & paid. M.P.Yowxes
Offer'. their Fine Stock of CITRUS TREES at Reduced Prices. one week 25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Nothing Lawtey,Fla.FOR .

taken for less cents. EXCHANGEE-BUDDED CITRUS
; ) Advertisements for this column MUST be
Parson Brown Jaffa Bloods Si Michael Jafla Wash. Navels pre and budwood in exchange for pure
; Ruby Amory
.. paid. blooded Plymouth Rocks and Brown Leghorn
Tardiff, Dancy, King Tangerines, Villa Franca Lemons. .. Send no stamps larger than two cents. fowls. F. D.WAITS Bellerlew,Fla. a-13-:!U
i Marsh Seedless Thornless'Silver Cluster Pomelos. Initials and figures count as one word.
You Should See _L Brahma Cockerels and Pallets, $1.00 to a.oo.
k ;: At $25 per 100, f. o. b. ; 10,per cent off on 500 lots. Plymouth Rock Pallets, $t.oo each. From prize
Those 3.000 two Tar King buds on 4 and 6 winners. lIu. GOMPERTS .
,., All trees are budded low on rough lemon stocks about 1J inch diameter. Buds year stocks. The most profitable orange grown.C. 6 mOl Lady Lake, Fla.

4J to 6 feet high,first class in every respect and guaranteed true to name. Park. W., Fla.FOX, Villa Lake Nurseries, Fruitland 6-S-tf. 'FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres

Address RICHARD KLEMM Winter Haven Fla.NURSERIESa. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
f: WANTHD-A position to take charge of an tobacco: growing. W.B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
17 ya's experience. For Fla. M4UNURSERY
pertlcu afl, address BENJ. WELLS. Satsuma, .
Fla. .293. TREES..*CARN>;Y. PARSON
',Grape Fruit budded low oa
THE LAKELAND TREES and Budwood. Buds ft.oo reasonable
SATSUMA sour stock,at very prices.
by Mail. $8.00 per by 6 moa C. COMPERT8.Lady Lake Eta
'- and Buds. Write for prices eta
:. WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF SEEDLESS CITRUS FRUIT TREES. Fine Nursery Stock.For i 23 tf W.H. MANN, Mann 1 le,Fla.

MARSH POMELO (Seedless), JOPPA LATE ORANGE (Seedless), TAHITI LIME (Seedless), next 60 days will sell Pine Citrus Nursery TO W. O. TILGH1TIAN, PA-

;"; SATSUMA OUl'iOS'Seedleu(( ). EUREKA LEMON (Seediest). Stock at large discount. Scud for price list. WHITE Fla.,and learn how to cause your
VILLA LAKE: NURSERIES, Fruitland Park stock to come either sex you wish. 3-13-16

ORANGE: LEMON LIME AND POMELO TREES. THOROUGHBRED Bull Terriers for sale. 2 (Patent applied(or.) 18 NEVER LOST.
,one in whelp by my dog
Send for Descriptive Catalogue. LAKELAND, FLA. Fritz i pure white eligible to regis'ry. Address
.-' 5.296ERE., .R.B. BULL, Bradfordvffle, Fla. : --.=)l-

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;I: Peppermint Culture. 'I will extend my offer of sending few
Hiram Hunter, who is known in Centennial Buds to anyone sending his ad- I WANT AN AGENT In every

"I notice that the editor in answer to Muskegon county as the "peppermintking dress to B. H. Walker, Interlachen H. Fla., until Ill county sell It fits this all WRENCH Scythes. To to

inquiries concerning the culture of ," says, in regard to the culture of June 5-23-2.10th. PRIEDLANDER. liii show it is to sell it. Sample wrench
by mail,*>>>cents; six for f I. Particulars -
peppermint says: "We understand the plant, that it requires deep, black, 5OO.OOO Pineapple Plants; from $3 per M, free. Address

R: there i is a small area in .Michigan devoted muck loam for raising the best grades. to variety. All orders large or U. O. JtRUSCUJ Berlin,Wis..
small given careful attention. JAMES HOLMES, '
to the culture peppermint." This soil must be plowed in the fall, Jenson, Indian River,Fla. S-a)-ta. FRUIT TREES, VINES,

With your permission,'I will .tellyour so as to save time in the spring and I Have Them. PLANTS and NUT TREKS.

allow the winter frosts to For Southern Orchards Gar
readers what penetratethe
Michigan peopleare 40,000 fine Orange and Pomelo Buds on 4, 5 L dens and Groves. No agents.
I doing in that line, and how do it. soil, so it will heave up and be- and 6 year stocks. I want to sell 20,000 in next Write for price list.
I 6odaysbydiscount. VILLA LAKE NURSERIES
Muskegon county farmers have been come mellow.As PruiUandPark.FIa. 6-3-tf 9-36-35 JENNINGS ThomasTilU NURSERY, Oa.CO.,

engaged in the enterprise for four or soon as the frost is out enoughso $10 FOR A WATERMELON. You can get
the be stirred from 50 cents to $1010 for watermelons.For "FUMA" CARBONBISULPHIDE.
with such
five ground can
years, satisfactory results go on full particulars: send tent stamp to E. O.
that the acreage is rapidly in- with the disk harrow or pulverizer and PAINTER &CO., DeLand Fla., publishers of .

creasing. work the ground until thoroughly pul- the Florida Agriculturist. "The best remedy in every respect for kflling
to five horse-power en- insects is Carbon. fi
? It is also grown quite verized ; then go over with a smooth WANTED-Three F, W. P., ,,,179 Tremont grain cheap, effectual Bisulphide and easy to apply.-Ala.It Ex.

In this 'county\ a ing harrow, which leaves the 'ground St., Boston, Mass. Sta;Bulletin 6..
.Allegan county. '
for free illustrated It is
Send pamphlet. interesting
in good for COR PLANTING. 10000 Budded Or-
shape planting. JUNE
acres and will
Chicago syndicate purcnased 600 r readable save you money.
ange.Lemon and Grape Fruit Trees; free
Of**m reclaimed 4 swamp lane, with* the intention The farmer is now ready to draw from all been diseases in this and section.insects. Prices"White to fly"suit has the Less than EDWAKD loo-lb.R.Iotsauppiled TAYLOR Cleveland by 8.,G.Ohio.Bear

F of establishing a large market the roots, which must be taken from never times. MAGNOLIA NURSERIES. Belleview, lug:, Jacksonville.Fla.

garden. The culture of peppermint the first year's growth of mint. After Marion Co., Fla. F. D.Waite. Manager. THE STANDARDARIS

proved so remunerative in that region, plowing out shake the dirt from themin FOR CASH, Velvet Beans Won > GREEN

that the whole tract is to be cleared small piles and cover with a coat WANTED Whipporwill and Black Peas.
B. Care Farmer and Fmit-Grower. DUSTER
and devoted to the raising of that of dirt to keep from spoiling. 5-15-3. =,
f $
plant_ ", $. The ground must be marked with a IP YOU HAVE TOMATOES, GRAPES, w f
J. Peaches or Pineapples to ship, write for
Mason and Oceana counties have shovel plow in drills thirty-two inches prices on the best crates in the Market. THE One man can dust an acre of tobacco .1.
PIERPONT Manufacturing Co., Crescent City, plants in an hour, thereby saving hour
thousands of acres suitable for the in apart and from four to six inches deep. Fla.
and days of tedious
dustry. The success that ;has,'thus i Then'load the roots onto a wagon and TANGERINE SATSUMA and Cen- Price even$5.00; with this paper year, i:.

far attended the enterprise, is drawingthe i haul them to the field that has been I I t DANCY bod-wood true to name Four Dollars $6.50. Address the editor: box 624. ,.
Address H. FRIEDLANDER, Inter-
attention of many to the subject i prepared; drop them into the drills per ladleD 1000.,Fla. 5-13 Jacksonville, Fla. ;

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City of Birmingham..... .......;................ .. .......... ....... Tuesday, May 4
t La Grande Ducheaae........... ..I.:...: ,::...... ... ..,.... .:. .........Thursday, May 6
t Tallahassee............ ... .......*:./,.....".................:...... ,.. .........Saturday, May 8
Kansas City... ... ...................... ........,......... ... ......... ....Tuesday, bra\ II
City of Birmingham..... ..;....... .. ......................... ................Thui>day, May) it toii
La Grande Duchesse............. ..... ................ ... ....... ......... ... Saturday May 18
Tallab.. .e4 .... ...... .. .....,.....;............ .... *..........._...........Tuesday May\ 13
Kansas City... ............ ............................ ... ......... .... Thursday May\ i> '
City Birmingham..... ....... ..,:.. ........... ... .................Saturday, May 22 .
LaUrande!Duchesse........... .... .. .......J....." ......;.............Tuesday May 25 ,
Tallahassee........... ....... :...f................................ .. ....... ...Thursday, May\ 27
Kansas City.............................................. ........ ....... ,Saturday, May 29
T \.r' r G.M SORRKLL, Manager New, Pier No.35, North River.

Chattahoochee. .. .......... ".. ..*...........*.............................. Thursday. May6 '.
Naeooehee *.......t..... ........................u..n.......................Thursday May 13
Chattahoochee..,..,,, i........................... .......... ................ ...Thursday, Mays Fineat Cuisine and Service. No Tranfer Between; Jacksonville and yu> York .j
I N.uoochee..l..........:....................... ...................... 0.... .......Thursday May 27 ."',-.."f!
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents, Lewis's Wharf. The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers: :. :

PHILADELPHIA TO SAVANNAH. (Direct.) "Com neh6" "
Pier 18, foot Spruce Street-3 P. M. (new), "Algonpn, Iroquois, Cherokee, "Seminole1NORTH
STitxGate :
City..',.......:...!.....:...... ...... ..0.'.......... ................:......:..Wednesday Mays r .
City of Macon;..............'!' .... .................. .................. ..........Monday May .
Gate ..... ...... ... ...... .......... .. 15 '
City < a..i < ....... .... ........ ... .....Saturday May
City of Macon,.......,!!;....!...... ..........0... ....... .... .............Thursday, May ;Q BOUND. \
Gate City............;........ ..i........... ........ .............. ..............Tuesday May 25 v
City of Macon' ,. ..................:...................:...........,.................Sunday May 30 20 Steamers are appointed to sail according: tothe tide.

)t ::. M. C. HAMMOND, Agent, Pier 18, foot Spruce Street. From JACKSONVILLE-, FLA., (callingat Charleston),.._.... .......Sunday,Tuesdays and, Thuma,*. <'

:, SAVANNAH. > TO NEW YORK. Brom CHARLESTON, S. C., .............................. ......... Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.For .
I Central ((90 Meridian) Time-as below.La hours of sailing see "Clyde! Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers "
Grande Duchesse..Sunday. May 2,7.00am City of Birm'gb'm..Tuesday May 18, i.oo pni '
t Tat1aha.set..t; ........Tuesday May 4, La Grande Duchessee..Friday May 21, 10 co am SOUTH BOUND.
l Kansas City '.a.......Friday May 7,10.00 am Tallahassee..........Sunday May 23 10.00 am
City of Birm'gh'm .....Sunday May, 1000 am Kansas City..........Tuesday May 25 zoo piu Steamers arc appointed to sail from Pier
La Grande DuchtsSe...Tuesday May n.3000 pm City of Birm'gh'm ...Friday May 28, 5.00 am 29, East River, New York at 3 p.m, as follows:
Tallahassee..1.',.. *......Frldag May 14,5.00am La Grande Duchessee...Sunday May 30,6.00 am ._......... ...... ... <
'. Kansan City..........Sunday May 167.:0 am ForCHARLESTOH, S. C., .. ... ..................Mondays Wednesdays Fridays ">:

/!! V; SAVANNAH' TO BOSTON. For JACKSONVILLE,FLA., (calling at Charleston) .................Mondays: Wednesdays_and Fridays F> : ;

Si Central (OO* MerKllan) TIme-as below.
Nacocclee..Thursday May 6, 7.oopm I Naeooehee' .......Thursday May 20, 7.ropm BOSTON AND JACKSONVILLE-Direct Line
Chattahoochee.......Thursday May 13,4.00 pm I| Chattahoochee..... Thursday May 27, 4 oo pm [Freight Onl!.] .'

SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. Calling at Charleston, S. C., both ways. .", .' :
Central ((00* Meridian\ ) Tim o-,as below. STEAMERS "GEO. W. .
Macon.......Wednesday Mays, 7.00 pm Gate City ........Thursday May\ 20, 7.00 pm"Gilt CLYDE? AND "DELAWARE" ;
< .....Monday May to, i.oopm I City of Macon ....Tuesday May 25, 2.00 pm Art appointed to sail as follows: -
'City of Macon.........Saturday May 15 5.00 pm Gate City................Sunday May 304.00 pm
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. P. A., W. J. FARRELL, Sol. Agt., rom foot of Hogan Street Jacksonville, From Lewis' Wharf, Boston
,Jacksonville, Florida. THURSDAYS. FRIDAYS.
.. :w;E.AR1OLD, (. ,G.T. Y.A., C. C.ANDERSON, AGENT ,
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WILLIAM A. SOURS & CO., Jacksonville, PalaU,", Sanford, Enterprise Fla, find Intermediate '.

Landings on the St. Johns River.
Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer .1'1). )

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We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Leave Jacksonville.........:......?.,.............. ..........Tnesdays and SaturdayJ .'.
Oomple Stock of Leave Sanford........................,... ........................Mondays. and Thursdays SOO 500 P a.II.m. '"

: Hay,. Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal l s SOUTHBOUND. I

Cotton Seed Both Read Down. 6CmtDUL NOltTIIBQUND Read Up.
Meal Bright and Dark. Leave 3.30 p. m .....; ..................jacksonville............ .......... Arrive
.N. 8.45 P m. ...........-......... .... Palata........................... heave 8.00 2.ooa.m.
'STAT 3.00 a. m. ._.M.......................AItor............................ I' Po m.
$ AOSNT8 FOR PURE GROUND BONE 4-30 a. m. -....-.............. ,St. FraDds......................... Joop.m.
; .................... .......................... Berestord ............ ......... :: 1.)0 p. m,
lggert-Allg FBrttHiBr Co. Am1'e... 8.00 a. m. ......u............ ....Sanford........._.-..._ .. 12.00 noon
NITRATE SODA, : 9.25 J.. m. ,................... .... Knterpri5e................... ...... II 9.30a..m 9.ooa.m.

j Star Brand Fertilizers .
__ MURIATE OF POTASH.QUARANTRIU General Passenger and Tioket Offioe 204 West Bar St., :aobonvi11a.

k 'Tree and W. H. WARBURTON, E P. A.. s Bowling Green, Few York.
VegetaWeFEBTTTiTTTFlR KAINIT Etc M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic :Manager Bow biZ Green, New York.
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent,504 West ay8t.J&eboDtfIla,1'1&.
I JOHN L. HOWARD, Acting Superintendent, foot Hogan Street JacksonTiUe,Fla.
These Fertflkers hart BO superior in the market.Mid*trial win eonTlne THEO. G. EGEK, Traffic:Manager, ,5 Bowling Green New York.

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; : &come up in solid rows. oil. out a pipe top '.
the tub with the steam into a con
The earlier the,roots can be planted mowed do to better
The first year's crop must be is five-inch tin What shall the farmer his
,- better it is for the it denser, a pipe ? He should do he
the crop, as with a scythe and raked by hand ; the condition as alwayshas
gets the benefit of the early spring second' be harvested lying in a trough of.cold water;it then in one respect: raise the best crops
year's crop may passes down through a two-inch pipe he can, and sell in the best possible mar-'
rains and time for rooting..
a longer with a .mowing machine.. and raked called "the worm" to a receiving can, kct. Then he should join hands with
As soon as the plants showthroughthe with a horse rake. the all the his neighbors in an effort to reduce local
cold water running on pipe
ground, so can see the rows and the best
you stand the taxes get possible countyand
It'is best not to let a crop time to condense the'steam back into
' start the cultivator Go,, over once a legislative officials.
'" I third year, as the yield is small and water. So when it comes into the it
week and if show in the
any roots the grade of oil inferior. To plow'and it is oil and water. The
.. rows commence hand weeding and receiving can The fmit garden might be an inviting
hoeing., It will be. to hoe replant pays the best rent for land, oil rises to the top and is dipped off place, where many a weary person mightregain
: necessary and.does with the weeds. one-half and his strength Half an hour's
away with pound dipper put
and hand weed from three to five
The oil is obtained from the leavesof into cans which hold twenty pounds.It work among the berries, grapes and
>times during the season to keep the other fruits will greatly' lighten the burden .
the whatever tends to improve ,is then,ready --Western
ground\ stirred. Keep the cultivator plant, so for the general farm .work. Thereis
going. until* the. runners start. Then the growth of the plant: makes Rural. always a double'profit. in the fruit

y S 'l let the crop stand until just before more oil when harvested. garden feeding both mind and body.

harvesting! ; then go over the ground After mowing leave on the, ground The general farmer may obtain a great .
-. and pick out all the weeds so as to until the leaves are wilted. It is then deal of the needed rest if he spends one- The Southern Cultivator, ''Atlanta,
half hour at noon and evening each Ga., celebrates its 55th anniversary by
secure prime oil.,the distillery and.placed day among the trees, fruits and flowers. absorbing the Southern Home, and
Harvesting begins about'the last of tubs five feet high and five and a half # changing back to magazine I form. The

''august or the first of September, feet wide. After packing as full as The members of the Congress of the Cultivator is a vigorous advocate of diversified
is in possible they are closed with covers United States-especially the Democrats and intensive farming and one
the full bloom and
when plant made to fit The steam is then'let on -ought to know that we must have of our most valued exchanges. We will
shows: ''a.\ dark, c per- lored 'leaf roosters for certain occasions. Why not send the Southern Cultivator and South
with an oily appearance. When it is by a two inch pipe passing from theboiler give the chicken men a chance too, BO em Ruralist to any one for one dollar
'' .... -- to harvest.seM .frft hot day; to the bottom of thT tub;, it that they can sell the eggs of their full- for both. t.

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