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:
April 2, 1891
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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t One and one-half tulles from Fern,Fl" *.,one- Only 300 yards from depot.)
'' half,mile from Alafla river. 110 bearing trees old Thousand from of tweet seedlings, two to Aft yean' ,
seed directly from the t&l1ou.1TucDr'RrOTe.
44 In first-class condition, 15 to 18 yean old. The new !Insecticide: ,Tht Odorless Bag-Killer,"Is sure death to cutworms,tomato bugs, .-Splendid aelectkm of budded trees, tfeora-.

Good water, healthy locality. Tract containing sqnanh bugs,cucumber bugs,cabbage:worms,aphis,potato bugs,etc. Washington less and otherwise.-Narel, Maltese Tangerine.Oral Peerless Ked.Sweet, Barmoel Jaflfc
70 acres. Address, P. M.t"r Fla.BLAKE After fully testing the claims of this new Insecticide we have secured the agency of It for Sweet and others. The last named Is a new as.--
R the Sate of Florida, and recommend it to every one troubled with insect pests. IT IS NOTA splendid the lowest.variety Try,us early and: you and: will sweet.purchase.Our ;prices 6?e

& RI.PL'EY, POISON. In Ave pound boxes,at 25 cents per box. Try it. Address J.O.SUM JTEB.Mananr..
Care E.A.FAXJU.Ellerslle Pasco Co,Fla.i .
AGENTS Bend for our latest catalogue of seeds .

H. G. HASTINGS & CO., Intrelachen, Fla. AS. SAITTA,. SON & CO.,

Agents for Georgia,Carolina and Missouri
Price Catalogues of weekly sale furnished SAVE TIME AND MONEY. melonr. 300 cars received yearly. Leaden .
I on application. In Bananas and Florida Oranges. Consignments a'
solicited. Quickest and best returns

Q.W.BABKCt Tfl186&: 'J. H.HAlutllri'19 START RIGHT AND, KEEP; RIGHT by buying your vines Bank References and Co. Exchange Whole fruit; Masonic
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Pittsburgh,Pa.,923 to 934 Liberty avenue.
of those who have had experience and have MADE A SUCCESSOF New York, N. Y., 88 Park Place and 266

BARNETT BROS.,AGENTS, GRAPE' CULTURE IN SOUTH FLORIDA and who will Dock Washington street. street.Phlladelphla, Pa.. Jas.. Saltta, 11, and 13

give full instruction as to planting and care of vines.

Whole .le Oeamiaeda, Fruits and Ttgtt&Uei. HAYNES, YOUNG & BAILEY, M.. BURROWS & CO.,

frompt returns.. f Btencfls 159 South on Water application.Street Chicago. .: .,.''. .StateAgents for the, Niagara White Grape Companies' Superior Vines R. FRUIT COMMISSION MERCHANTS

,. and Green Mountain, For the sale of Oranges,LemonaandBananw: '


r'' .. Box 492, Orlando, Fla. Ample storage and refrigerators. Correspondence
solicited. Stencils furnished.
MACCLENNY, BAKER CO., FLA. References-Mercantile National Bank; Wm &I.
GRIFFING A BRADLEY PROPRIETORS. FALL AND WINTER 8KASO2T 1890 AND 189L ward**;Co.,Wholesale Grocers; Child,Graff*Co,
Wholesale Boot: and Shoe; Bradstreets and B.G.
'Propfcgators of a genera line of fruit trees adapted E.or.PAINE. ... J. OVJCBTOK PAIN I. Dun*;Co.'s Mercantile .Agencies. "Ohio .Farmer*
to Florida and the Gulf States. Florida grown peach Cleveland.G .
and Oriental plum specialties. Fifty varieties
e peach and fifteen of plum. Peach on both peach THE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY S. PALMER ;
and Martanna plum roots. Apricots nectarines, ..
almond pecans. Jennings Florid apple etc. No 166 READE ST. NEW YORK.
agents employed. Correspondence JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.

,BEACH & SON., Office 50 West Bay Street, Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus of the P.O.k P.R. R., Oranges,Lemons, Pineapples, and all cthe
NURSERYMEN Bt Johns River, East Jacksonville. Fruits and early truck, also, dried fruits
nuts,furs,eta '
All consignments promptly remitted Ssj.
; PALATKA, FLA. :Manufacturers of Commercial Fertilizers.Wholesale Stencils and market reports furnished fres.
Trees'and Plants of all|kinds suited to this References: Bradstreets, and estab'dsli !
merchants and banks oft South.
climate. Camphor trees a' specialty. ,Also
dealers and Importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals.
Japan Chestnuts,Pecans and Japan perslmmoas. -
Bend us your name and we will mall you from time to tlmemuch. general Information MAXFIELD & CO., *
successful and vegetable culture in Florida.
regarding orange lB.I 77 PARK PLACES; NEW YORK' ,

WM. BOEHMER & CO., ; Florida Oranges.Lenio.Orag o
The Finest.Recommendation to be Obtained in the Stated-Florida Experiment Station. Jas. P Fruit aadTaagerln **
No.695! Libertj Ave., DePass, Director STRICTLY FANOT FRUIT,BOTH'XK QUALITY
MESSRS. E.T. PAINS A Sow. Dear Sirs-I have used.your"Orange Tree Food"on my Stencilsthrnshedfree.;
Commi Mon Merchant, Dealer in Foreign grove for two year and my trees are growing very finely. It is an excellent fertilizer and I Raference-Chatham National Bank,N.T I
4 and Domestic Fruits Orange. in car Iota a can recommend U moat highly. Yours truly, JAS.t.DxPASS.TAMPA Ja*.A.Harris Cltra, Fla.
1<7. return all oonsig&meaia.
Consignment and correspondence solicited Fuu,Oct 20,1890. Prompt
.. Reference German National Bank. MESSKS.E.T.PAINB&SON. Gentlemen am so far satisfied with the results obtainedby
1 the us*of your "Orange Food" Fertilizer, of which I used over 50 tons the past season. O. PERRIE HAVENS .
I :r .. My fruit is very firm and heavy. Five years continuous use of this brand shows that it produces ,
W. SHERMAN & CO. a thin tough-skinned fruit;which carries to market under average conditions excellent
y .L shape. Not one bad order"report did I receive the past season. The wood growth Leading Photographer na
BOSTON obtained by the use of ;your fertilizer is not as great.. by some others, but is IIZALTxTlnd
% FLORIDA CERTAIN. Yours truly, J. M. WATROUS. .
RECEIVERS. ..FRUITS. Of the State.:Estimates Oa ,
References: Dr.Henry Foster,OTtedo,Fla '
,Capt. B. F. Whitner, FOR Reed, Fla.; FlrsiNational MOYER' VXE.W8Up .
Bank Sanford Fla.; Be P. SUch, NIAGARA
Lake Fla. 3. W' 'Roberta, Orange DIAMOND
Lady ; to 18x22 given on application. 12-4-4&1
Bead, Fla;D;. L. L.Newsom Crescent Olty, EATO N,
ria.' Fourth National Bank, ,Boston;. 'H.Harris .
: A Co.,Boston.JF. The New Tomato 1

The best way to "SATE TIME AND MONEY" buy the
HOBSON & CO., From Canada OUOIIT to be extra early,wada ,
t J No 968 South Front Street.PHILADELPHIA.. best vines at cheapest prices, and this you can do by.purchasingfrom *such: is sent out. The reports of the experimental -

'4 stations speak highly of it, and
: COMMISSION 'MERCHANTS., the SAN Luis and ANDALUSIA vineyards and nurseries.'* numbers testify to its earliness, prodnctlv&-'

ness large size, roundness, rich color ar4
'i);' Southern Referenoe-Dr.Fruits H.and JUd Vegetables ely Preddent-, Specialties.Farmers We offer none but thoroughly first-class vines, and can refer to freedom from rot. Per package, 15 eta; sre;

, Baalc.Dorer.DeL;O.J-Cammlngs,-d"1Imn1 for 60 eta. Yon will find it only la my seed
-.,J>e.ll Florida Fertilizer co.. Oalne 500 parties in Florida who have planted our Send at gnce
1 J-oImfoD a: Stokes. Seed! Merchants.219 catalogue: ,which will be sent nu to any;

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Is the; most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and 1

isa; sovereign remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances '.

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.attention of'upper directed to the Plant 8. 8. Lino between Havana,Key: West and Tampa!,and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,a,F.A W.By.: be*
tweea Jacksonville'Gaineinrl&s; ;Bainbridge, River Junction and Savannah,'Savannah 'abd Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah. ,.Philadelphia,Boston and New-
York and Merchant' and]diners Trai iportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped fastest and most prompt lines between all point in Florida and fcl)
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connections week for Baltimore,via;Merchants' and Mtners'TransportationCompa I 18,23and 80 for Savannah direct, making connection'on the dock! at Savannah with fast ,.
iy,leav-ln*Savannah every Wednesday: and--Saturday. freight trains for all points in Florida, *
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.**w i pntcUcalhlBt. to beginners,is worth:send1ndfor. It contains valuable information to Offer for sale for Immediate.planting ? '

aiL with a list of aU the choicest varieties of the citrus family grown. Peaches,
Pear Plums, Apricots, Persimmons, Graces) |and other?[fruit adapted to the .
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A eUmate' of Florida. Our stock_is grown on high pine land,and is one of the finest and largest ana two:year buds;choicest varieties,all grown on pine lasd. ..;: **\,'
1B the State. IT IS GBOWN,TO SELL. IF ANY ONE CAN SUIT: YOU,WE OAK. My: Nurseries were entirely uninjured by the March freece. !: ..her us ring the rsviny:.
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j $2.00 PER YEAR] JACKSONVILLE APRIL 2, 1891. [$2.00 PER YEAR ::4rroje

I this unproductiveness. Now and then j} "dumped," but if good I want a consistent every ten days. I feel safe in sayingthat
and Orchard, a tree is found in which 1 the bearing i, price for it. I want it sold on the 5-acre grove he speaks of has
principle appears potentially inherent; its merits.I never had over ten pounds to the
-- and buds taken from such may reasonably don't want to pay a double transportation tree, and while young not near that .
Girdling 'the Navel. be expected to produce trees after charge to the "distributingcenter amount. I leave the judgment '
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Growers its kind.I ," and from there to the placeof of anybody whether'his trees with the
The Florida Agneuturissays that have an old tree of the Sustain consumption, and besides this pay constant cultivation and enormous
many growers in Florida, becomingtired Navel, the poorest bearer of them all, the profits of the retail dealer. Whenall amount of fertilizer did'not have much j
of-the shy bearing Navel orange that never has yielded more than a this is paid the consumer must'cer. the better show. J
trees, have resorted. to girdling them few specimens any year but one, and tainly go slow on oranges. But if the : Now, as regards that yield I think I
with considerable success; and it is then was loaded down with fine fruit. fruit is put on first, transportation he should give the :Mapes fertilizer ji
suggested by the Powers presiding in Singular to say, it is mighty in leavingthe charge where' it is to be used, and credit for part of that, as seven tons iof |j
our editorial chair that this is rather mark upon fruit of surroundingtrees that charge is just and reasonable, I Mapes went on the nursery two
awkward work for a horticulturist of and to this day there are two think our produce will meet with ready years ago, and last year the part :
the nineteenth century. things that pass my understanding sale: in enormous quantities. But no owned by Mr. Chambhss had Mapes 1
True, the practice ,may seem irregular what caused it to bear that big crop, other system seems to be equal to the altogether. And a singular thing
and unprofessional, but if it bringsthe and why such seemingly impotent task of disposing of our future cropsat about it is that by far the largest yieldwas t
golden globes those who have the bloom'should exercise so prepotent an a living profit. A great many of in that portion where Mr. Cham-! :
trees will not hesitate. There are influence upon neighboring blossoms. our people are so weak or narrow bliss owned the trees last year; in fact, 3 1
queer things done in other branches of The practice of girdling or ligatur minded that they'wilt raise the hue his manager one day called my atten -
farming:; and they whose mouths waterat ing used sometimes to be employedby and cry of more oranges, finer kinds, tion to it and we both ascribed the results ]
good fat capon, machine-crammed sharp grape-growers as a means of fancy brands, etc., leaving the great to the Mapes goods, so that. ;
poultry and pate de foil gras, cannot obtaining mammoth berries with, whichto bulk of the State's production to go when we 'come to look it all over I
{ consistently throw stones at the gird- capture premiums, until fair managers to the dogs, so to speak, while they think the Mapes goods were responsible k
lers of Navel orange trees. found themselves compelled to save themselves, possibly, by hum- for a good deal of that yield. I .
Tne mysterious. foot-rot has saved ; exclude from competition such abnormal bugging the world with the claim and wonder that the Bradley company.8A... "
me the trouble of girdling,at least one productions. the brand of. a finer kind. didn't mention this, as some of the W '.r;
tree, and caused it to be enormously I myself formerly cherished a pet Our oranges are the finest the world photos of the display were taken; I f
; productive for several years, but the ligatured branch of a Scuppernong produces and we are going to have think, two years ago after that seven ;
frost of last March made ,such inroads vine, which for years bore grapes of enough of them to amply supply the tons of Mapes had been applied.Mr. .
upon its vitality, already weakened by astonishing diameter-I do not like to markets of the Southern States and of Buffum speaks about his fruit f
, {, mal di gcma, that it ,now threatens to say how ,big, since horticulturists are the great Northeast. We will have to being bright, and ascribes that also to .: .
succumb entirely. If the frost had not allowed the latitude of expression leave the West for California, at leastin wonderful. efficacy of the Bradley 1
not occurred just then there is no accorded to fishermen and snake the latter part of the srason And goods. Well( now, I believe in giving -e t
knowing how many years the tree editors. Justice to myself, however, then comes Mexico with her cheap the devil his due, and it is/1 i 1
may have lingered on, like some men I' compels me to say that none of my oranges. If we can't make oranges think, the height of folly to claim f
of mighty brain and feeble body, giant grapes ever found their way to cheap we must at least transport them that any fertilizer will keep fruit from {,
astounding beholders with an annual the exhibitor's table. cheap. WM. P. NEELD. rusting. It may help to a certain ex ;
,, plenitude of preposterously ponderous E.. H. HART. Pl1JeUa8, Fla.Fertilizer tent, but from experiments tried I very I
pomological paradoxes. However, I Federal Point, Fa.; March 25th. 1. much dcubt it. Mr. Buffum's mana-
. do not wish to be understood as advo- Tests-A Reply to Mr. ger had his fruit sprayed regularly i
cating inoculation with mal digpma as Straight AheadReform.Editor Buffiim. every fifteen days, part of the time i
a,substitue for, or an argument in favor Farmer and FruIt-O rower. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower with Bean's insecticide, and partly {
of, decortication as a frugiferous Yes, keep moving ahead; 'we have In a recent number of your paper with sulphur dissolved with potash;
agent. If any one were so unfortu done a great deal, but there is still you published a commuication from and without the wash I firmly believehe 1
nate as to possess,a lot of the before much more' for us to do if we wouldbe Air. F. C. Buffum, in which he discussed would have had plenty of rusty t
mentioned: unproductive umbilicaltrees masters of our own business and : incidentally the net profits fruit. -
and had waited until patience build up our profits. The remedy for from his grove at Stanton, Fla., but I am very much pleased to hear f
ceased to be a Virtue, it would seem the low prices for the mid season more particularly the cause which he that Mr. Bufium netted so much i
expedient to work them for all they oranges is in equal l distribution, fast claims promoted the results he mentions money on his fruit; it is highly grati-
: were worth, even in defiance of the transportation and low freights and Mr. Buffum took particular fying and encourages the rest of us to f
laws of estheticism, before consigning commissions. Now, you have never pains to make comparisons as to the do-what ? Use Bradley's and get
t their barren branches. to the brush heard me say a word about advancingthe relative values by actual experimentsof the same results ? One would naturally -
heap. price of oranges. I want to sell the Bradley and Mapes manures, infer something of this kindif
Those who have tried it say that cheap, for I well know we have too and as he seems to be having it all his they knew nothing more than
when budded on the 'wild lemon, the many to expect big prices for them own way I thought it would be only what they could glean from his
shy bearing Navels are satisfactorily The sooner we realize the necessityfor fair that; your readers ("my 'brother article. Perhaps, however, some
productive., ,In the fulness,'of time it -a more liberal support of our organization growers") should hear the other side curious "brother grower" wonderedhow i'
., is highly probable that a strain of the the better it will be for us. of this remarkable story. it was that he got so much benefit -
Navel orange will be invented, fulfilling We failed to protect ourselves from I have the young man working for from his fertilizer when it was so i
all requirements, so that we shallot the freight advance and we; lost half a I me now that did most of the work for fearfully dry. We all know that '
be reduced ,to the necessity of million dollars,in January and February Buffum last year, and he says he had 'Bradley's has a wonderful amount' of :>-
planting the unresponsive kinds, and on prices of fruit, because it was orders to fertilize regularly every six moisture; in it, but hardly enough to
butchering them into bearing., Often sent to a few of the big markets and weeks from the time trees began: till entirely overcome a nine months'
they do yield well enough in the natu- put up at a {forced sale. I can't believe they stopped growing, and to put on drouth. Mr. Buffum forgot to state; I
ral way, after arriving at years of dis- that the auction does justice to all he thought they needed. This man that he put in a steam pump in March,$
4 .cretion and the powers of maturity, the fruit. I may admit that fruit may had the same difficulty to get satisfac- 1 believe, and kept it running constantly '
when generously nurtured and ,culti often bring more than it would at private tory growth and often put it on as of- till the rains began in May.
vated. If the principle of selection sale, but it also would'iojten: bring ten as once a month, eventually got This flow of water, added to the
'were always: conscientiously carried less, and in either case justice is not on several tons to the acre; and' the I moisture always present in the fertilizer -
x= ,, .out in budding, we should have less of done. -If my _fruit is badlet: it be grove'cr" nursery was well cultivated certainly'did wonders, and he had
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if ever,equalled in the State. I meets made in the letter published in and make the trees spread., The Le- until March. Elsewhere the leaves s,

think it would have been only doing our issue of March 26.Mr. Conte is naturally as tall a grower as are nipped by early frosts, and an ex- .

the fair thing by Lake Weir to have Stringfellow's directions as to the Lombardy poplar, and will run up tra early warm spell ;Will bring the

given its pure waters a portion the the pruning of the LeConte aud Kief-- out of all proportion if not severely trees into bloom. While safe gener-

credit, as he had used Bradley's before fer differ so materially from the com- pruned. Nothing is lost by this, for ally in the lower half of Texas, this
the more the faster they late test of the warmest winter and
without any startling results mon practice' of Florida that we quote you prune ;
.M. C. GILLETT. from the,pamphlet all he says on this grow. The fourth season some trees the latest severe freeze ever known,

Bonth Lake Weir,Fla', subject : will have a few pears but it is best has shown conclusively that the Le-
for the trees not to bear. We want Conte of Galveston
We have'omitted a part of Mr.. Gillette As I have remarked elsewhere, our pear crop county
trees that will ultimately take on will never be injured by cold and that
letter, retaining only that part soil consist of two kinds : the stiff and pay. '
which traverses Mr. Buffum's statement the loam. While trees do ing crops. Fortunately the LeConte this can be said of no other place, for
sandy pear :knows its business, though the Kieffer from Georgia to Texas the is
.te as to the two groves tested by well on both, the stiff soil is best, crop
him. We published Mr. Buffum's adapted to their growth. On it they will sometimes overbear early. badly damaged or entirely gone.

his and his After the fourth pruning .
letter on high reputation require less manure, and grow more year may ;
Both for several unless it is desired I The Real Proatlesa Belt.
assertion of disinterestedness. rapidly. I say this not to depreciatethe cease years,

gentlemen have now had their word in sandy, but because.many seem to to grow trees. The fifth year if Editor Farmer and PrintUrowrr.In

behalf of their 'fayorites, and we think the clay soil unsuited to pear the trees have made a strong growth, your reply to an Orange count "

wish the discussion to proceedno culture. If the orchard is to be many will be full of fruit, but not until correspondent, in the issue of

further, as .our readers pre- cultivated in other crops, then breakit the sixth can a crop from everyone 12, you conclude that "the only really

fer to pay their money for a all up, and prepare as for vegeta be expected. Why some bear earlier frostless region in Florida is a short

different class of matter. In justice bless: If ,pears only are to be grown, than others we can not tell, but it is a strip of the southeastern coast, lying

to Mr. Buffum, however, it is more economical to break only fact. My oldest trees are now from under the lee of Lake Okeechobee and

we will say that in a second letter he six foot strips every twenty-five feet, 20 to 24 feet high and promise an immense the Everglades."

attributes: his remarkable results partlyto and leave the balance in sod for two yield for their age, and I pro. You are unquestionably correct in

irrigation. He says, "I have often years. This amount of space is pose to gather the product of one be- this conclusion; but in another para-

been asked what men of ,small means enough for the pear trees, if kept well fore witnesses, for I half suspect that graph you seem to suggest that this
could do in Florida to make a living cultivated. For non-residents who my horticultural friends think I,have 'really frostless region" lies entirely

while waiting for their orange or wish to start'orchards, and have them been drawing a very "long bow." south of Miami.

lemon trees, planted on pine land, to. worked for several years, this plan is However, every planter of these trees This point may be looked into with

come into bearing. This has been a the best and costs but little, as in every need not expect to obtain the same advantage. I think it is safe to claim

difficult'question to answer, and I neighborhood there are men who will growth or yield in the same length of that the entire strip lying under the

have never felt encouraging men do the work. In any event, the culture time. For four years this particularpart lee of Lake Okeechobee and the Ever-
/of small capital to come to Florida. is holes of my orchard received very
simple. Inletis
very Large are glades-that is, up to Jupiter -
But I believe irrigation will solve the entirely unnecessary. The hole should heavy annual dressings of meal, and practically frostless. At Lake
11 ,problem. be just large enough to 'comfortably was cultivated in vegetables, nor have j Worth I noted carefully the freeze of
"It is attracting wide attention, and any of the after plantings made sucha
accommodate the roots, the soil well 'January 1886; and, while some pine-
is a factor which in the future will en' packed with the foot around them, growth. ''I apples and bananas were whitened on
ter into the success of Florida Now as to the distance these trees
largely three handfuls of
about good cottonseed I top and some tenderer leaves died,
,. It will not only the should be set. Twenty five feet each
agriculture. put meal scattered on the surface these were effects of the winds and ..

., fruiting of groves practically under our about two feet in every direction from way is generally advised in Georgia, I not of frost, strictly speaking. Such f;
control but the farmer and truck- and some of mine are thus set, but
the stem, and the work is done. of my own pineapples as were thus A.
grower well will find uniform success Nothing more is necessary the first my last two plantings were placed injured grew in open fields where the
and large results, due_ to the'liberal use clean.If twelve feet in the rows and rows but
season, except to keep north winds had full sweep; .
of water. We have the sandy soil and twenty-five feet apart. Where a man
lee of houses
the trees two old the others growing under the ".
lots of sunshine, and all that is neededto years has plenty of ground and expects for frost would ..
tops should be cut back to too and a and trees-where most
make Florida blossom as the rose, all time to let his trees have their own
half feet if about readily form-showed no sign of ,
is the right kind of fertilizer and inches. ,At one the year end of the twenty season way, wide planting may do, but I pre- whitening leaves. And at the same :
Aplenty of water." fer to set closer, get double the treeson
the for fifteen inches time some Tahiti limes the tendeiest
trim up stems or ,
and take double the j
PSIr more, if desired, and cut back every a given space variety of that tree,. then in bloom, .
while the wide tak-
set trees are
The Prolific Pear. shoot to within three feet of the crop, were not touched at all. Hence it
ing twelve or fifteen to fill the
Editor Farmer and Fnut-Grower." ground, making the wood into one years up j seems to me probable that there was -
Moreover I intend to
; I sent you an article a few days ago, foot lengths. for cuttings. Decemberand space. keep no frost there at all. I never saw any.

and for fear you may think my state- January are the best months for my trees in bounds, pruning restrain every'i' The fish were killed possibly, but not

ment as to my pear orchard extravagant this. Some seasons a large percentage year if necessary so as to limit certainly, by the low -temperature; t
them within the twelve feet
I send you today a .copy of a will grow, others very few. I one but still the same varieties of fishes do '-
little pamphlet which I had publishedlast have never discovered any certain way, and I am sure that by taking not die in other places where frosts are ,4

year for free distribution orderto rule governing their growth, ,and just twelve to fifteen bushels annually from heavy and where the degree of heatis
I fruit
each I will
two trees get larger ,
help on the development of this why they "take" one year and fail an. twenty degrees lower than it was at
and have healthier than al-
You will see some resolu- I trees, by Indian River.In .
country. other is more than any man can tell. Lake Worth and along
lowing one tree to bear twenty-five
tions by the American Fomplogical Last season comparatively few lived, it will i the cold snap of 1890 we had
or more as
Society last spring after seeing the while this year they are growing well. it allowed to grow unpruned.As very little if any damage done to any-
orchard. The have '
trees now come
and extraordinary The second season double the to diseases and enemies, these thing; and as a proof of that, the
out set an crop
I of them will quantity of meal should be used and Chinese pears on their own roots have present on-coming crop of pineapplesIS
again. am sure many
in direc While have been the finest we have perhaps ever had.
ten and twelve scattered for three feet every none. they provento
yield perhaps some
tion from the in be I[ am informed, however, that the
bushels. trees. Apply practically blight: proof everywhere

You will see in my article on pearsI cember and January so as to De-I in the far South, here this disease pineapples north of Jupiter are all ,

advocate closer planting close pruning to rot and sink. down to the roots, I is absolutely unknown, nor do I more or less damaged. The breathless -
' which The LeConte believe that it exist salt at silence that pervades that generally
and then if run very deep. can in our
annually, ,necessary,.
vociferous region is significant of ,
when the ten twelve and Kisffer after the first season do mosphere. There are trees of the
trees are or years
alt their before varieties \ something, surely. At any rate,
I nearly growing common blighting standing
old, cut out ones, though $'
the here and there in Galveston whether the really frostless region ex-
rigidly July, so we see importanceof county,
never expect to. My were far
tends northward as as Jupiter or
for four having plenty of plant food ready that are over thirty years old, and
pruned years, so closely
that now when loaded with fruit there when they start in spring. Nothingmore while not productive, they have not, I think it is probable that it does
is but to keep clean always been perfectly healthy. Not extend farther north than Miami. Let :
is none of the lapping over and tumbling necessary
down of limbs so often seen. with plow or cultivator. At the end only are we free from bugs and blight, us hear from our New-River

Every limb carries its own fruit well; of the second season cut every shoot but even jack frost found himself beat, I Hillsboro friends about frost in their

back, leaving about two feet of the for after having ruined nearly the country. DAYILSON.f
simply drooping-over. March .
\- "4 H. M. STRINGFELLOW. new wood, but trim out nothing. Try whole.LeConte pear crop of the coun- 18,1891.HORSFORD'S .0"

":' Hitchcock,Texas. and leave the head rounding. Repeat try, on his late visit here, he found ACID PHOSPHATEThe '

The,above letter was probably not these operations the third and fourth my pars wrapped up snugly in Beat Tonic 3

i : written for publication, but is so full year, only leaving a little more wood the buds. The reason is plain. Our !

',of information that we have, ventured mild fall allow our trees to retain known\ ; furnishing. sustenance. both j

,..:to..' give. it to our) readers. The reso- pyramidal their leaves until December, and so, I brain and body. : .
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Buying Phosphate at Home. in its superior quality so much as the I native wild orange, which is so extremely

The first annual report of the State season at which it.comes into market. hardy that it does not appearto For One Dollar

Chemist gives a clear and succinct account -; The Bessie is a Tardiff superior to suffer with cold. It grows to the

of the difficulties attending the Hart's in all points and it is probable height of twecty-five to thirty feet.

establisnment of the laboratory, and that this and the Blood may come to The fruit is perfectly round, somewhat

of the substantial work done during be the future favorites for late oranges. larger than a billiard ball, end{' full of Yearly SubscribersTO .
the year in analyzing imported fertilizers 1 .-( seeds. The young 'plants are replanted

and native phosphates. Prof. Orangros: in Japan. each spring, and after two THE-
Robinson inclines to the belief that REPORT BY COKEUL E. J. SMITHERS, OF years are ready for grafting. The .

Florida can use to advantage the low- OSAKA AND HIOGO. leaf is trifoliate, like the clover. The

grade rock, marl or soft phosphate There are many varieties of oranges tree is very thorny, and it is deciduous. Cincinnati W OOkIJ Hnunirllr

which would not be profitable to ex- found in Japan/of which the most The sap falls in the winter and I

port from the,State. He says : profitable are tF e Oonshiu, HiraMikan does not rise till late m the spring,

If,as now seems probable, we have 'phosphate Koji, Kinkan, Nafsu-Mikan. In and it is to this that the extreme l hardiness NO false valuation or deception In Cash
*enough in Florida to supply the world the prefecture Osaka the location of of trees grafted in t'tiir stock may Premiums,of which we are willing to payout

for generations to come,it requires no very the orange trees is about 3 miles distant be :attributed.; The.J jaipanese do not four times the amount,aa follows:
profound A Twenty-Dollars United Silver Certificate
that we had study better political buy what economy phosphates to prove we from the ssa at an elevation of appear to give the sam;4 attention to Is numbered between 2,169,307 and 2,169,557.

do need right here home. If our"phosphate 2,016 feet, and ,at Oritagun in the the cultivation of orange trees as cul It la not either of these numbers but one be.
rock" is shipped to distant fields to be there Province of Kii,. they are located from I tivators in California and Florida do, tween them,and known to but one single person -
manufactured and sent back to us In the form half a mile to 3 miles from the sea at allowing vegetables and corn to grow ,having It In a sealed envelope In a safe

of superphosphates or commercial. 1Uzers, an elevation of 610 to 800 feet. p between the trees, which are plantedso under lock and key.
What Is the correct number this
the consumer is charged up with, two big'I southerly exposure: b the best for the close together that the branches Dollar Certificate .
freight bills, and probably half a dozen mid-
dlemen's commission into the bargain. The ,tree, and the best soil a sandy team interlock. The irrigation, which takes There are only fifty numbers to guess from,
remedy for all this is,of course; in the establishment with gravel about 3 feet from the sur place& only in the dry season, is dons and for every series of fifty guesses we will
of phosphate works, acid ractorles face. Hilly and rolling land is preferable by pails, and the liquid;i manure is pay to. first correct or first nearest correct
+ and fertilizer manufactories beret home; for the Oonshia and Hira-Mikan distributed with dippers by hand. CASH.guesser the sum of TWENTY DOLLiUS... IN
and I It is a source of no small gratification that "
several enterprises of this kind are already i varieties. The minimum temperatureis There are no nicely) laid out groves, as Any person has the privilege to make one
projected and two or three in actual operation. 36 F.; maximum, 6c; and average, in the United States, but irregular or mere guesses at any time before May 31i891. "
There is, however, another and much more 650. patches, and many trees arc plantedon Each guess to be accompa-.led by 1.00 '
economical solution of this problem, which THE OONSHIU.- every respectthe the hillsides in terraces, the same for a year's subscription to THE WEEKLY ;
the writer is inclined to think practicable, Oonshiu is the best variety. The way as rice and other products. ElQ; I1i"n. ? Address
but which will require further extended investigation JOHN E. McLEAN Publisher
and experiment before 7U can be tree, or more properly the bush, grows INSECTS.-No attention is paid to '
confidently pronounced a success., In addition covers insects beyond burning the, cocoons of
to its beds of high grade phosphate of the chrysalis or beetles. The scale is
such unexampled richness and extent, the or 70 feet in circumference. It branches injurious in some parts and almost un-

State contains an endless amount of low grade close to the ground, and, not being known in others, as may be seen by $5,000IN
phosphates in the form of marl,sandstone,
pruned, the weight of the fruit causes the smooth-skinned oranges from
phosphates of iron and alumina and others,
which are useless for the production of super i the branches to lie on the ground, Arita. .
phosphates and which have no present com- I completely covering the trunk. They NURSERIES.The principal nurser- -

mercial value. Now, if among these there are extremely prolific, and, as the fruitis ies where the young trees are propagated 5
should prove to be some which can be had not thinned out when small, it does are about twelve miles from the Cash Premiums.Occasionally j.i .

almost for the asking whosd phosphoric acidis not often attain a size of over 3 or 3 sea, and are protected in the winter
in such a form,mechanical or otherwise,as I
inches in diameter and the majority till! the third with straw
to render it immediately available as plant .year coarse I cut the witha
food, it Is evident that an enormous saving are not over 2;/ inches in diameter. matting roughly tied \and, the idea up grass
hoe but this with
spring a
could be effected by using this Inexpensive Like all other fruit, they are picked by being to preserve the young growth, I turned the all
spade ground over
home product rather than the costly acid the Japanese when green and sour as and not becav- they fear injury to the ,
the of three inches thus
treated to depth
material. early as the first of October and are matured branches. As the Japanesesee : I ,
-US coat of under
placing a good
The Blood as a TardifEl gathered and packed by Lecember, no beauty in an upright tree, but to decay and snake fertilizer grass I notice
when they are stored keeping GO well them crooked dwarfed
Editor Farmer and Frult-Orowen rather prefer or ,
that the soil where the ; is seems
I send from the as to be found in the market as late as the staked grass
you a clipping Daily young trees :are not or
much darker than in other of
Record, on "the Blood as a Tardiff." I the end of May. The fruit of the trained One reason; for preferringthe any part

a Whilea number of fruit growers may Oonshiu is flattened at the poles the low tree is that they can pick the my grove.I am of the impression that the Bermuda -

be aware of this additional point of rind peels off very easil), and the segments fruit without ladders, and another well set in a would
excellence in this as readily.' When the or- is the branches the grove provea
fine orange, yet it part reason that keep if handled.:
goed thing properly By
will be is cut horizontally the juice is so cool and moist than if
new, perhaps, to many, and its ange ground more the use of a sharp plow with a coulter, ;
in the abundant that it runs' over fr-ely. the As the is
publication FARMER AND FRUIT exposed to sun. tree it might be turned under once each
GROWER might bring out something They are practically seedless. Out of not a rapid grower, although it pro- to the depth of three and four
further on the subject. two.hundred only tv/o were found to duces fruit at an early stage, it wouldnot rear
inches and then run over two
I. M. AULD. have seeds. Their flavor is very pleas be a difficult or expensive thing to weeks, for several months,every with an
Orlando, Fia ant-sweet, but not too sweet--and is cover them with a 'light frame-work ,
Acme. This would not.only level the
In a conversation I had with Col. much liked by foreigners'in Japan and and awning during the cold weatherin but would it moister and '
\ ground,
R. G. Robinson about China. United States
Tardifforanges, such: parts Of the : the rain to the soil
he remarked that he considered the THE HIRA-MlKAN.-The Hira Mi. where the climate' is intemperate, better.permit penetrate
Blood the best Tardiff. It kan sometimes called Kishm-Mikan valuable ,
orange not rather than be deprived of so
it might be best to turn'the
only retains its juice, but its color and or Kino Ktmi-Mikan a smaller] fruit and ornamental: a tree. Perhaps under early" in the and

quality are enhanced by being allowedto i! than the Oonshiu, and, though it hasa MARKET PRICE OF OONSHIU.The then grass cultivate with! Ute Acme spring till, the

hang on the tree. few seeds, it is desirable. The tree market price of the Oonshiu in Japanis begins.

It is said, that there is a late varietyof grows to the height of 30 feet, is an from two to five silver yen ((91.7 rainy The season near trees might be thoroughly -

the Blood but Col. Robinson does | immense bearer, and is as hardy as cents) per thousand, according to size? grass hoed It might be handledin
know that his of this the Oonshiu. up.
not are variety, and quality, and shipments this manner with, but little if
as he did not get it as such, but ob- THE KINKAN.The Kinkau, knownin are relde: to San Francisco, but, fertilizer. I shall let the Bermuda any

tained the buds from the Belair grove China as the Cinnquot or golden owing to tneir being packed in ligh believing that it
spread over
and it is that to the of 16 feet arrive in bad my grove,
some years ago, probable orange, grows boxes, they often con- will a benefit
the Maltese Blood. It is and There kinds prove great
they are possible is prolific. arc two dition. "
_ J. H. MOORE.1Keuka -
that all the Bloods have this late -the marumi (round fruit) and the po > ,FU. '

keeping quality, and that it is not gen naga.mi (long fruit). It contains fouror Bermuda Grass in Groves.Editor .
erally known because of the fact that five seeds and is palatable-eaten Farmer and Frult-Grower Money in the Business,

they are all of such fine quality that raw, rind and all-but its chief use is In your issue of March 19, you Tell Mr,. Wells that:she, or any .industrious -

they have been gathered and shipped as a preserve in syrup or crystalized. speak,of Bermuda grass under orange person, can make $40 week

early In the season.It It has long been popular, both in Ja. trees. I have three trees in the edgeof in the plating busing For particulars .

would seem that a late orange pan and China, when treated in this my BemuWass yard that have address \ '. H. Griffith &Co.,

with the excellent qualities of the been surrounded *ith the grass for Zanesville, Ohio. A Platt costs $3.I .

Blood would easily lead the market way.PROPAGATING..The orange tree is four years. I do not even fertilize am working now and know

and bring very fancy prices, as the propagated in Japan by grafting on them, and they do as well as any of money in the business.

value of Hart's Tardiff does not consist the sour stalk, the citrus trifoliata, or i my well fertilized trees in the grove. i ELLA M. CASE.



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ElJ1'lD heat," said Mi. Hastings. "If thereis profit by his experience, as he hopesto picked a little sooner. Wrap carefully
F l\r } .Tt\tIeI\El\\ a continued cold spell I flood the do by theirs. in ,straw paper (where fruit is e

basin in the bottom with water from a There are sixty-five beds in his main large wrap singly but never more

Vegetables for Rich People. four-inch artesian well which runs at garden, laid out with a uniform width than two in paper for first quality).

Mr. Thomas H. Hastings has had a temperature of 79.. I keep this but of a varying length, owing to irregularities Pack closely and tightly as possiblein

the sagacity to see that the finest class stream running through the house at in the ground, so that their regular vegetable. crate (square

of early vegetables ought to find a night which keeps the house warmer superficial area ranges from .1703 of preferred).

better market, to.a certain extent, in by 20 to 22 than it is outside. The an acre up to .4361. The one pow. TOMATOES.The six-basket carrier

the great tourist caravanserais of Florida : water, you see, is four feet below the erful well will flood all the ditches in crates are a popular package for fancy

than in Northern cities. At a earth that sustains the vines. This this extensive area in a few hours; stock. The fruit can be picked at amore

station:near Merrifield on the J., St. keeps the earth. moist and the air wetting the beds through and ti;,rough.In advanced stage when shipped in

A: & H. Railroad, sixteen and a half warm." his trial beds sre noted the following these than in the regular vegetablecrate. .

miles from St.. Augustine, he has been For lack of bees to carry and distribute varieties of potatoes: Early : .

occupied since last August in starting the pollen the yield is not so Ohio, Seneca Beauty, Early Oxford, This fruit should be very carefully

gardens for the growing of vegetablesfor large as it would be with their: 'assist. Puritan and Favorite. His men were assorted, making two or more grades.

the hotels of the Ancient City ance. Mr. H. wants to procure a hive Digging some Early Ohio that were The first quality should be of about

Beginning in the.raw pane! woods, he for service another season. His' Eng. planted January 9; many of them uniform size and color and perfectly I

has in this brief time accomplished a lish gardener told him that if the sash would weigh a half-pound or over. smooth. The second quality may

great deaL overhead were lifted; allowing a breezeto This was a growth of about seventy- consist of rough, irregular shapes but I

'J THE WELL. blow through the vines, it would five days, covering a period in which of fair size. The culls may consist of

order distribute the pollen; but it did not do there were sixteen frosts. They were the very small: stock, though it is seldom I
in their
:Taking things we the work thoroughly. without protection, and of course they profitable to ship such.
did with the well
will begin, as he ,
grew more slowly than: they would Where more thaa one quality is
which is 239 feet deep, with a four- VARIETIES. have done in an ordinary season. We shipped under one brand be carefulto
inch bore, and Throws water forty feet There are two classes of cucumbers,
have seen potatoes in a mild winter in have the crates distinctly marked,
high in its natural flow. This wateris the English and the American. The ,
Florida grow to a diameter of one and so that your consignee will have no
charged with sulphur and has a English are the Duke of Edinburg,
in them.CABBAGE.Considerable.
a half inches in forty-four days. difficulty assorting
uniform temperature of 79, but it is Lord Kenyon's Favorite spd Telegraph latitudecan

found to be an excellent. stimulant for ; the American are White Spine, PROSPECTS.Mr. be allowed in cutting cabbage, as

plants of all! kinds. It throws enough Nichols' Medium Green, Cothill's Hastings has been heavily han. it is ready time after it has attained

water to irrigate over thirty acres. Black Spine and Extra Long White dicapped this season by: the lateness sufficient any size and become well

Spine. The English varieties are of his _start and the delays which waiton -
THE IRRIGATION SYSTEM. 'headed ;j" viz., hard, but. sells best -
much better than the American man in Honda who sets out
doing ; every
here a'porous soil while of the out-
We find sandy yet green. Enough
smooth and slen-= to build or to plant Considering that
they very ,
with a dense clay subsoil a. little overa side leaves should be left on to protect
der;' one that we measured was; nine last August everything here was a
beneath the surface affording : the head.
foot : ,
We home of woods he has made
inches pine
teen long. brought piece raw ,
the best possible facilities for ditch ir- Pack in barrels or barrel crates of
I that sixteen inches long and encouraging He has demonstrated
one was progress.
nearly standard she 12x22x36. When
rigation. ground being packing
it it be that the flatwoods which
tested proved to deliciously ,
level, the water can be turned this ; in barrels] fill closely and tightly,
crisp and firm and yet of a mild! flavor. native farmers always shun, can be
with little dam of earth the well and
way or that a rounding up top use a
For some time during the winter Mr. made to produce excellent vegetablesthe
and Mr. Hastings claims that he can cloth cover. Ventilate well by cut-
sold these cucumbers in Sc. first correcting its "sourness"with
.\: soak a twenty-foot bed through and Hastings year ting the barrel four times, a.t! l least
dozen and at the lime. Everything seems to be .
at $6
Augustine ,
through in an hour'or even less;. Then on the side." %V '..n using barrel I
time of our visit. he was obtaining $4 doing well except the American varieties
off the and the sun crates fill tightly and placing
he water, closely,
dozen with demand. He of cucumbers. With the tourist
a a strong
shining on the bed and in the ditch the 'butts7' to the outside. Use
has not been able to supply one-tenth hotels 'of St. Augustine for a market,
the from being injured in putting on the
prevents vegetation II. strong pressure
of the amount that was wanted. we do not see how he can fail of suc
closing slats.
j by sourness. -ED.
THE CUCUMBER HOUSE. TOMATO FRAMES. cess. --. --- POTATOES.-Should be dug when
These are 200 feet long by 20 feet fully matured. Spread in a cool, dry
,"This is a structure 156 'feet long by Packing Vegetables.
wide and divided until cool and
are by partitionsinto place thoroughly dry.
feet wide and about six feet highat Editor Farmer Fruit-Grower.
22 stalls about ten feet wide. These Potatoes should be
Vie not dug or packed
good authority on
the eaves. ,Posts are put in the are hardly
ground to which are nailed a course partitions support the curtains of plant the picking: and packing of vegetables, while wet and never washed ; assort

of boards. Then there is a bed cloth, which are on rollers, and our experience having been wholly at carefully as to size, making! two grades
rolled down the frames on and where three. The first
across possible
of double thick specially are this end, but if our observations are of
lining pelting
a frosty nght.{ The plants are set in them quality should not be smaller than a
over which is nailed dressed value we are glad ,to give to you.
weatherboarding, making an abso- rows about three feet apart and tw,* PEAS.-Should be picked as soon "176 size" orange, (we use this term
lutely tight house. The roof is covered feet in the row, and are staked and as the berry developes sufficiently to as being familiar to every Florida

trimmed up straight. Some of them be perceptible carefully avoiding grower).
with sash x634 feet glazed ,
4j have fruit already turned. To Pack in barrels of standard flour
with double French glass. There are I I such pods that are without contentsor
12x16 inches. The sashis the land for planting, a ditch was imperfect. Spread out in a cool, barrel size, shaking the barrels care-
3,000 panes :: for each row' of plants and filled while have them
raised by-an invention of Mr. Walter dug dry place until they are thoroughly fully filling so as to
with earth and compost. A long solid. Where well shaken a moderate -
Trigalet and Mr. Hastings. Mr. up cool and dry. Pack in the regular
ditch outside the frame, when filled I only i is in -
is an experienced man in vegetable crate, settling it down well pressure necessary
with water supplies each row by underground in the head. Should advise
the.culture of cucumbers and he se- as you fill it, so as to have the pack. top
cured him through Messrs. Peter Hen- seepage and keeps' op a age well filled, but do not press it. scraping the face head nicely before
growth. marking so as to make a neat and tidy
thnfty This is difficult vegetable to
derson & Co. the New York seeds a very get
: ,
The varieties noted were Livings package and the and
men. The sash raiser consists of a to market in good condition but ,usu- enabling grade
perforated iron bar which rests on a ton's Favorite, Beauty, Peach, Dwarf ally affords best results when sent all consignee's name to be distinctly seen.

pin at any desired height There is Champion, Potato Leaf and Acme. express. Ventilate the barrels well by cut-

also a handle lever to raise the sash a THE GARDEN.In BEANS.-Should be picked just as ting both heads and at least four timeson

short distance. During the cold snap,. his Prairie Garden are twenty the berry begins to form and before it the side.

January 14th, the temperature on the acres in cabbage and cauliflower. These is perceptible. The universal com- 'Barrel crates are not advisable packages

outside was at 6 a. m. 26. In the beds are in excellent condition and plaint is that beans are too large. for potatoes, is the contents dry

cucumber house the thermometer at give promise of fine crops. The cabbages Spread in a cool, dry place until thor out and become wilted.

the same hour registered 48. are well advanced.and the cauliflowers oughly dry and cool. Pack ina CUCUMBERS.--Should be cut as

There are four benches or shelves, have a good stand. In another regular vegetable crate square or soon as of good size and well devel-

three feet above ground? 'three feet section are J his seedbed frames, octagon, either will do. Settle carefully oped. Not less than five inches nor

wide and about, six inches deep. These and still in another part are long rows in filling, using a slight pres- more than eight inches long. Six to

, are filled with a rich compost madeof of peas, onions, beets, lettuce and sure as the contents will shrink moderately seven inches in length is the preferable

" surface earth, lime and commercial other kinds of vegetables that are in transit. \loridashipments size.

". *. fertilizers, and in this the cucumbersare makiug excellent progress-. Since intended for Eastern markets: shouldbe Assort carefully as to quality, shipping :

planted. The vines are trained Mr. Hastings has been at work he has sent by express to Savannah. as the first grade only smooth,, :

upon a,wire screen, and the cucumbers sold over 50,000 cabbage and over TOMATOES.-Should be picked justas perfectly shaped green siock.
hang down underneath it. 10,000 cauliflower plants to his neigh- the first sign of color appears, Pack in regtt1 ::' vegetable crates

"I find that I can run my cucumber bors. He has no land for sale, but I though late in the season, say after.1 with ,slats enough apart to allow

':' < house. successfully without artificial". is always willing to have truck farmers May 15th, it might be advisable! if .inspection of .contents without cpsaA ",

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ing. :Place the fruit lengthwise of the menter is greatly interested in the improvement crumbly-' ::-ihis feed twice a day, is <, .' .; ':; ,'11 I

crate showing the green side and fill of Florida\ live, stock, par- good. I find lettuce the best green I' 'I .,

; tightly using moderate to firm pressurein ticularly the swine. By way of contrast feed I have ever used. Young chicksare i I \ : 'J'

putting on closing slats., Where with the "razor.backs," he has intro very apt to be nervous, and this is I 'I--
more'than one grade shipped under duced a fine pair of Berkshires of quieting and is relished by them when I I \

.r one: brand, mark the second qualityand i which, with their family of little Berkshires only a few days old. Keep fresh, I i \

culls distinctly. : he is quite proud.OrangePark clean water where they can get i it at all I ," Y .

BEETS.-Are ready for market as item In Times- Union. times, and once a day'drop a spongia \ J "+' I

soon as of sufficient size, say equal to ..- tablet into their drinking cups and .

5 "200, size" orange. Trim the tops off roup will not trouble you. If you see .

about an inch from the beet. Poultry a droopy chicken, separate it from the -

Pack in regular square vegetablecrate .........- """"- '" .......- flock, give a drop of a mixture of -.
with slats wide'enough apart, to Care of Young Ohick ans. equal parts whisky and camphor* J'' Florida Central and PeninsularRATUiOAD !

N show contents. Fill tightly, '''using Editor Farmer and Prnlt-tirowrr have saved many a chick in this, way.

:g firm pressure in putting on closing Assuming that the hen has been There was no disease, only weak, ..

slats.This dusted with insect powder, or some perhaps, from too rapid feathering.This THE FLOSIBA TRUNK LINE

F has been written hastily and at insecticide, (I use carbolized sulphur), gives them temporary strength: ; (Formerly the P R.>I N. Co.)offers increased
.a opportune times, making numerous they are able to eat and soon are as facilities this season for travel to Florida,
so that we will not have lice to con- baTIng in addition to its old and. pui&!
4 corrections necessary.We strong as ever. connections, the LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE
were under the impression we tend with ,at the start; if fresh laid To raise chicks by the hundred requires GEORGIA R.B BOUTHERV at the River A Junction FLORIDA,and, (the the

had subscribed for your paper. If we eggs were used the eggs will commence system in everything pertainingto Buw&nnee River rente to Florida),arranged,
the West and Northwest
rout rom
are not on your list please.put us there pipping the 20th day and be all out by their care. They must be fed regularly fora via nee Montgomery,Batnbridsa and Monli-

for,one year. the evening of the 21st. Do not disturb and everything kept clean and cel'o CINNATI! ,carrying TO TAMPA.The through. sleepers from OIK-,

New York. the hen or chicks until the morn neat to avoid disease. They must road has now no less than

This was written at our request by ing of the 22d day. If you have acted not be allowed to get wet and the one Serea Points of Connection With "

., one of the best firms of New York wisely, you will have two hens come thing most essential is warmth. If I the North,

. who do not seek newspaper notice, off at the same time and one hen can you allow them to chill this gives them I namely Fern&sdina Callahan Jacksonville,

and we therefore withhold their name. brood the hatch of both, :.nd you can diarrhea, and from this they are Ur OUST,Lake (in'uecticello and. River
comfortable connections
}t -ED. keep one on the nest and set her the weakened and soon die Feed early ,Junction with Cnicago.'!making Kansas City all northern
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: second time if broody hens are scarce. and late, especially when .th* daysare cltlfcs, for.which this road Is specially in
Eight Aores Enough. If not, it is best to take a fresh one, short. I always fill their troughs The -
Mr. W. E. Parmenter, Jr., of this for this,one will soon recuperate. and after they are under the brooders for Florida Central I

place, believes in Florida, and the capabilities commence, laying again. the night so they can help] themselves and Peninsular Railroad ;

of its'soil, rightly cultivated, They will not need any feed for 24 the first thing in the morning Is finest the greatest parts of artery Florida of, travel traversing through twenty-the )1

.E to produce vegetables of every kind to 36 hours, nature having provided a R. W. AMSDEN.Consumption four, counties Gadsden, Jefferson, Daval,
Suwannee, Nawan,
Alachna. Lake, Leon
grown at the North, as well as many supply in the egg-yolk; ana to feed too -. bSI Levy, Orange, Hlllsboroagh. Wakulla, i
that cannot be grown there. He is soon will disarrange their digestive Cured.An Columbia, Clay, Marion Folk, Manatee, ,

an educated man, a graduate of Har- organs. They will grow faster on placed old In physician his hands,retired by an.from Kas'practice India ,missionary had- nando Madison and Baker DeSoto.-in Bradford their, richest Sumter portion.It Her-. -

. 'yard university, and brings a mind warmth and quiet for the first day anda the formula of a simple vegetable runs OF through.KILL COUNTRY the MIDDLE where are FLORIDA.the Aneold REGION -
combining scientific and practical remedy for the speedy and permanent euro of r
half,than on anything you can feed Consumption, Bronchitis. Catarrh Asthma and
Lands tht New Tobacco :
knowledge to bear upon his work. them. I use cracked wheat or, rolled and all throat and lung affections.IRO a positive Farming '
and radical cure for nervous debility and
He is showing upon his truck and oats for the first few days, giving them all nervous complaints. Having tested its Farms
fruit farm of eight acres, what can be of condensed milk wonderful curative powers in thousands of reached by no other line) some of them .
water out a can to relieve human inhering Here iit-
cases and desiring& conducted on a large cale. are Qnlncy,
done by the right kind of cultivation.Mr. with one side cut away within in inch .I will send free of charge to all who wish Tallahassee (the capital), Montlcello, Madison
It. this recipe In German, French or English and other. towns,from whose comfortable,
Parmenter has all the common of the bottom. I place the rolled with full directions for preparing and using. ample dwellings, reposing In a fertile
varieties of vegetables in flourishing oats or flakes in a little trough where Sent by mail, by addressing with powenlBlock stamp' country Is coming a, renewed energy to employ -
naming this paper W.A. NOTES,82) the resources lavished about them
condition, among which would be they can help themselves until theyare Rochester,N.Y. Stretching down through .
noted peas, planted,the last of Decem three or four days old.LL ,-.-4 The Peach Country i

ber, from,,which he has _been pickingfor Then I feed, either bread baked on The United Slates Court:: at Pensa- cf Baker Bradford,Alachna and Levy conn- ;;
cola is making a clean sweep of the ties, through the prosperous
two weeks; beans that have attaineda purpose, or steamed is better; then
good growth; ,Irish potatoes plantedin there is no hard crust. The ingredi. moonshiners. A great many have Strawberry Farms
and superior
of LawteyStrke Waldo.psrhaps
January, which protected from ents of this loaf: are wheat bran, corn- been tried, and with exceptions of one In profit to the orange grove-It goes throughthe

the frost by a covenng of straw; a meal, middlings, equal parts, and a or two, every one has been found the heart finest! groves of the,one state having penetrating some of

large plat of Algiers cauliflower, and very little rice flour if you have it; a guilty and remanded for sentence. 70,000 Full-bearing Orange

some of the improved New Jersey tablespoon full of vinegar, teaspoon of The saying is true that""the way of Trees,

purple egg-plant. But the most noticeable soda and two tablespoonfuls of boiled the transgressor is hard. -Wash. Co. passing for nearly a sUe between them

,of his ,products in the'vegetable blood and bone or desiccated fish anda \ Times. making Its way southward to of the the. Gulf Btate.,and In to
BBBiM .MMMSfl MM mMW WHW MVI the more tropical portions
line are his celery (Boston mar little salt, all thoroughly mixed and ,I i ii M i ? n n i i i -i all portions of the State It reaches points of

ket) and asparagus (palmetto); of the steamed for two hours. This makesan A Noted Divine SayssI Scenic Interest.

fonder of which he has about an acre, excellent feed, and chicks will .. have been asinff bU'.Lt... tl Wakulla Springs beautiful In the and West romantic,the Suwannee as It Is
River as
and of the latter one eighth of an acre. grow right along without weakness or for Dyspepsia. ,tI1 W..k wl11eh rtomaei3 X li1aY J.sCostiveness. .w famous, allver Springs, in the lake region,
The celery he plants in double rows, weak legs, for either the fish or boiled
to economize'space;. for asparagus, he blood and bone have plenty of bone in pleasant homes In green grove,sloping down
trenches his ground two'feet deep and their make and chicks to the clear lake fronts By means of this
up, grow strongin road yen can most readily reach the
p'uts'in the trench one foot of muck, bone and muscle.If Pills Hunting and Fishing Grounds. -

with which ground bone, cottonseed this breed is given them each day The setter will find on the Hoe of this roada
meal and salt mixed. The greater opportunity for a varied selection of
potash are and grain food at other times, you land than on any other road In the Htate
asparagus roots,are plantt.d six inches will succeed in raising a large per cent. ARE A SPECIAL BLESSING. from lightest soils to those underlaid with
clay and marl, and of richest hammock-
below the surface. if you have a suitable brooder. I ," whether for regular mixed farming stock or
X D. r eommnd th na ts51 a
In the fruit line, Mr. Parmenter has can't say as much for the hen.Iy teat I rrsadiaine ge in'sEiatanee."' dairy orange farming groves,and p*>ach vegetable or strawberry gardens.culture- ,

four hundred peach trees (Florida experience this year so far is that BeY.1".B-ofli0o0D.N.w YO=>1t. The tcnrist will be. gratified with Its
six hundred with in-door brooders can raise a SOLD EVERYWHEB2, scenery. The health seeker: on its ample \.
Crawford andAngel); you route can find some spot adapted to his
grapevines,. quite a number of pear larger per cent than hens will, and Office,89 & 41 Park Place,K."Si wanis.Florida the On the horseman hard clay will roads ride with of Middle speed

and Japan, persimmon trees, and bananas just as healthy chickens. A brooder, and satisfaction, and the Florida Central
which he saved from the frost in my opinion, is more essential l thanan and Peninsular is the

by taking them up and burying in the incubator if you can't have both. I BEECHAM'S PILLS Sportsman's'Route.NOTLPaaenJen from Northern. connection

earth, and replanting after danger Up to ten days old whatever feed *having tickets over the Florida 1'entral'
from frost had passed. In this way you use, aside from wholegrain, shouldbe AO'r 7.T 3 O-XO and have Peninsular the privilege to of po being.nts in taken South Into Florida Jack.

he saves one year's growth of the stalk thoroughly cooked to avoid bowl 011 WEll STOMACH sonvllle over the Company's line and allowed

and makes',sure of a crop of fruit be- trouble. Wheat bran two parts, corn- ,. 25o-ts. a Box: a ticket stop-over,with return within to the their going route limits for destination of the-
fore another frost He also has halfan meal one part, boiled blood and bone, i OF ALL free of extra charge. Send for map of
Florida, mailed free.
acre of watermelons and muskmelons one tablespoonful to each part of the -'- A. O. MicDONELL,G.P. A.Jacksonville.
I planted in January and protected mixture: all scalded until' it is well ANY PILLS! Fla. '

by covering cooked ; then .dry .bread crumbs or N. 8. rENNING'ION,Trame Manager.

?1s well as in agriculture, Mr. :Para -. rolled. oats. stirred. in' it until. ',: it. is I- CU 9ef0p 4"s'-wafa>s C44.fat".,......t .,OMAIV''bUc..,.$.. i D., E. MAXWELL. ,General- Manager.. ,

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I I Home Market in Florida and California ,Seed of these plants seems to be scarce may be employed Rice can be sown as

FLORIDA KSMTCH I and much sought after,this spring: late as June, but the best growers oppose
this as it throws the maturing of the
IRISH POTAToES.-Bee directions for *
I. A grower who had had some fruit so late as to make it a to the
t I another All 'cultivation crop prey
- FARMERAPRIL ....:=..=+ + u+. sold by the Orange and Vegetable shipping should on cease as soon they beginto rice birds.If .

Auction Company of this city recently, I blossom. It does not pay in the long the ground is checked off in two-foot

made animadversionsupon them imma- squares and the seed planted in hills halfa
2,1891. some sharp run to dig when they are so
ture that the skin will But dozen grains to the hill, so that it can
the management of it in the columns slip easily.
be cultivated both three four
they ought be out of the ground at ways, or
Editor. got
of the Times-Union. In
\ reply earliest times, .as the English farmers often do
: the when
P. O. Addre, Lawtey, Fla. possible day they are
the Manager says: ripe in order to keep the crab grass from with wheat, the yield will be immensely .

Our: Book Table. While Jacksonrllle Home Market Is and has getting possession. This makes it diffi- .increased.

been throughout the season the best marketIn cult to get another crop planted in. good MELONS AND CANTELOUPES, .if the
"Mushrooms and How Grow
stand is not comp'ete, should be replanted -
the country for good fruit by reason of the shape, for the potato ground ought to be

Them," by the O. Judd Company,. competition cf representatives of the various utilized for corn, beans, squashes, mel- tonseed at once.meal The well best fertilizers with are stable cot- y.

l New York.. This is a ,book containingall markets,It la a well-known fact that,being ons, sweet potatoes, forage crops, etc. manure and mixed composted in the hill thoroughly

the nearest market,It has had to handle a SWEET POTATOES. The. first ,crop of '
before planting. If this is not done, run
the latest information,on the subjectof of the frosted and draws month and
large portion drops,culls may be planted this light furrow two feet from the rows _

mushroom culture, giving plain refuse fruit of the State much which would be sure to put in just a little "more than and strew cottonseed meal or good com-

not have paid expenses If shipped to any outside enough." The sweet potato is one of mercial fertilizer along about two feet
and elaborate instructions for the benefit
market. In of sales I :Florida's boons while our
giving reports quotation greatest : peas opposite each hill; then do the same at ?

of the, novice; the appliances and have not been made on this class of are the sheet anchor, tne sweet potato right angles so that each hill will havea
fruit which not desired and although be called mainmast of the ship. I
( was ) may I of fertility around it.
implements varieties found the most square
; this would be understood In any market There is nothing better for a mulch cow. In the red lands of South Georgia and

profitable for market;; directions for report by the Informed has been distinctly They may be planted with profit on"listed" West Florida 400 pounds of fertilizer per

view stated In nearly every bulletin pUb- ridges made even in April rightin acre-half applied before planting, half
harvesting and shipping, etc. In (
lished. Taking his own figures the worthlessness 'the raw wire grass Chop Up the sod when the first working is given is con-

of the large profits which are often of the poor fruit is apparent by the low into a ridge with a heavy hoe, then run sidered enough. In our lighter lands'

made from a small area it mightbe ,prices mentioned, and tne disparity between a, light furrow on each side to furnish more is needed. Cantaloupes should be
these low prices and the prices paid for good earth enough to cover the sod and keep planted six feet apart, but may receive

well for such of our readers as are fruit. These facts can be verified by any of it moist and rotting. These will not rot the same treatment otherwise as'water ,

the catalogues used in the sale made much until the rainy season begins,
( by a melons.
casting about for a profitable branch :
but if trodden down hard
they plants
core of different individuals),or by the books are OKRA may be planted as soon as the
of trUck. farming to investigate the of the auction company at aU times open to may be set in them after two or three ground is thoroughly warmed up. When

subject of mushroom culture.. An !patrons It should be remembered that these good rains have fallen, and with the helpof very abundant the tender pods may be

sales not held In a tablespoonful of good fertilizer on sliced thin dried and saved for winter r
are in ,
a corner, public,
experiment in this direction will be each side of the plant, they-will make a "
and are a matter of record not only by the soup and "gumbo.

made next winter in a market gardennear company but by a majority of those in attend paying crop before frost Plants the TOMATO plants may be set out and
vines be
or pieces 01 may set on
those already vigorous growth pinched
St. I north side of the if the is .
Augustine. ance.Our ridges sun back stock and .
I to'give a promote
'. t.. last copy of the -Pacific Rural I very hot. The Providence is not particular early fruiting.strong When they are well

Press makes the same complaint as to I how or what way it makes connec-
1 State Horticultural Society Meeting grown and begin to fall down, a heavy t
tion with it in steal-
the San Francisco market ground, delights ,
J at Interlaohen, May 12. :, coating of pine straw or wiregrass as a ,
mellow nook somewhere
ing & away
off-sizes mulching will obviate the necessity of
Editor Farmer and FrultGrowenBy The large quantities of culls and hen her in
r- from the hill as a does nest,
invitation of the Town Councilof damped on this market have the tendency to which to stow away a big fat potato.If staking E.s.Snap and tying.end pole beans be
rdown prices. The movement from may
made in old land, the ridge should
Interlachen the State Horticultural Southern California to Eastern point shows be thrown the land planted for a susses:icn. Plant Lima s
4 not up high nor beans in circle three feet in diameter;
: a wonderful increase. Shipments are heavy a ,
will hold its next'annual Six inches of mellow
Society meeting plowed deep. then the
soil .enriched
with the :
tralclosdf going forward dallv. The !
land, with hard bottom makes the
a tied
in that town, commencing Tues- meats from Riverside for the season up to tubers grow like the Dutchman's horse, poles may be gathered will and them in a pyramid

day, May ath, and lasting three days. Mcreh 22th amounted to 850 cnrl4>&ds. Reports "low down and wide out." Any rich which wintl. give strength

from the East note further improvement compost or cottonseed meal I is: good for n'VAmOTh
In the letter of invitation VEGETABLES.-Sow beets
occurs the in the demand and prices. Florida these potatoes but a fertilizer rich in
radishes lettuce, mustard, endive (for
following passage : "We will do.'all in orange are reported in lighter supply, price potash: will give a surprising yield. Salad,'more, cosily raised than lettuce).
and demand improving. Strew it and it two
along cover or
make it Plant water cress on the edge of ditchesor
our to pleasant for such
3Te quote for the local market: : Riverside three inches deep in completing tho
ponds it is a appsiizing kind ofgreens
: as will attend, and we have ample ,ac- fruit Sfedlicfs,12Sper box,|2;Seedlings ridge. and; will about very take care of itself.
OC-250, per box, U 50l.75i; Australian Navel' FORAGE CHOPS.-These are always in It
of five
commodations in the hotels. takes very little. this to fetch
way $22.50 order the soil tiller that has
; Washington Navel $2L5&34. a cow or
dollars in the large cities.
etc., as you know, and they are easily .* a horse. Crab grass ia a little hard to It ls-,;-ather late to sow cabbage; now;

accessible by rail from all parts of the WORK FOB APBIL. beat solid for its universal adaptability! and if it i8 dent only the earliest varieties

feeding qualities. chiefly should be used. Kohlrabi can still be
,State." By the above it will be seen useful for hay,and dry hay is poor feed but it is best to sow thinly iu drillsa
I Spring still lags, wet pml cool, and for a milch cow; hence crab grass t9 stndaf.tcd sown,
that will be that foot and_thin out to four inches
no pains spared by ap.rt .
much field and garden work generally for the horse-stable. Everyman f
In the. .
enterprising town to make our meetinga accomplished before this time still remains who has a cow ought to have some row.Toward the end of this mont
a sow
pleasant as well as a profitable one, to be done. After our something are preen forage growing Jl the time, unlessit ing of the late Italian GirtS Cauliflower
all and under be winter when
plsuted fairly way, may in the sweet pota-
be ade. It is .and takes
and attendance t be done clean culture in Pearl millet may n* very
a large hoped for. may by constant toes are season. com-
from eight to nine months to mature, so
Low rates of travel will be secured to and extra" fertilizing to push things mon corn, sorghum cow peas-all the e it has to bo sown early. It is always best
forward. & off" the rows, either can be recommended as old standbys
make eowic the! second
to tw'; onEfua.
this,point and announced through the with & hand-plow or :a hOf8&- low, accordIng Dhourra, Kaffir corn, teoslnte: inilo relav This s variety i Is;hardier
ur reserve.
the size of the maize and others their advocates
to pUnte, leaving some have the
33 ible. than French Germ/in kinds. A
soon as or
press po
1 these standing on & ridge which the sun and no doubt do well udr; cer-
good is to the seed in boxes ele-
Vf. S. HAKT, can warm through more readily than afiat tain condition and thorough culture, but plan bow
vated UG feet above:the ground,to keep
surface. we would advise nobody to try them except -
Stc. State Horticultural the flies off.
Society. Liquid manure is a;(neat help to plants; on a small scale.
of kinds
Plj pumpkins both the
"By, order of Executive Committee.The It god right to the spot where it is The great point t,be considered is that Field aad' the CashaTSTAWBEBJIT .

-.... wanted and is immediately available. the soiland climate of Florida are espe- BtWien- pcking!
Bat it Is' be careful in the favorable to the of
Red Spider Abroad. necessary to use cially production tor- -
to end. all the mulching
como! an remove :.
Rditcr!: Ferae; ad!Frets-Grower. of such strong manures as poultry: drop- age crops. This is probably due to the and stack it ia weil-made stacks *ft

.t'". In a recent trip extending into the pings, even when dissolved around weak rapidity and abundance with which ni- that they will shed the rain. It will :an-
backward On another In the soil
and plants. pagea trates are generated duringthe .
counties of Alachua, Marion, Sumter, correspondent asks about _nitrate of warm, moist weather of the rainy swu'Torsnatberyear,and will cheaper
than cutting. In o reryotbcrbrlkor
a Dew _,
Lake, Hernaado, Polk, Hillsborough, soda. This may be used to advantage season. W<3 have long thought that a ( I, every one if the rows :,e two feetIpart .ZtJ
in solution but not farmer is destitute of for
a poured directly on excuse being '
Orange and Volusia, I found in all of the plants unless they are well established without milk in Florida, even though the better: ), plant(;upland itn; hills rice ten very inches t."iJr apart,, !!

these counties numerous indications : and strong. same climatic conditions which render with, three or i j r grain to the hill. It .
COTTON AND CORN.-Where suffi- the growth of fer&ge crops eo abundant
of the active presence of the dreaded ciently advanced these should be workedout also sour the milk in less than twelve will* with a h ire cultivation, shade tho t'
soil sufficiently to keep dow the crabgrass -
California In and brought to a clean stand. A hours.
Spider. some cases the and save..the plants. Bat be caref -
light harrow with wooden teeth sloping ,remember that all these crops draw { .
il not if it too thicK ol r it will make
orange trees were stripped of their backward may be used for the fint cultivation heavily on the soil for elements nctTsspplied the! ,'plants get 30 leader thaty when the rice .r ;!'

," leaves and the new crop of fruit gone., either driven lengthwise of the by the rain and the riiaospbgr is harvested in the fall the sun will kill
rows or crosswise. Our preference is for High culture is necessary for the prcduotion
them. If it cesies en &o thc duringthe measures are at once the latter, ai this knocks off the, top of of large forage crops. Plow deep, cr off foot high or H I
summer i\
> the ridge,and knocks out the grass and pulverize finely, manure heavily, cral i- 04.1.11
taken the damage will be very serious, mrre. It will ?pronfc HS!z V up min,bnt
than the culture.In vato and and
weeds better parallel cleanly often generous ,""
wl rose c ur of rice. This is
especially as we are now entering the parallel culture, unless the middle crops will be the reward. 'f lOU tter hO'6vcr.than't j crop: : lose the straw- ,iI

dry months of April and May. tooth is removed it chisels through all Ui'LANO RICE may still be sown. Oil 001'; pl.ilb',1>
the hills. new land' destitute of crab grass seed! it I

E. BEAN. CANE AND CASSAVA will 'also need a may be sown; but on old land it ought which Tr: ors ervta bt"l7i the 1.placts i cowpeas best and seo or ]

careful with and hoe. to be drilled in order that cultivation! pc peas
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Markets for Florida Produce. small and common sold down t. lOc. per STRIWO BEANS.-Choice tender Valentin BoDA-112-1b kegs, 4e; 112-lb drniri, llb

quart;H percale of 24 pints.P. In active demand, $3.50(34( per crate. Good packages, 5c; CO-lb care, 1c; 1 and,&K> ;

.M.Kiely, reports,St. Louis same date: young Refugees selling fairly well at $2 0@3, packages,t 3 c.SA.LT1501b. .

FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE REPORT. Protracted rains In Florida almost cut off old and poor stock,$1.2531.75.:( 6k8,car loU.68c; lesa far lots"

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.,March 30. the supply of strawberries, for several days BEETS.-Receipts light and demand improving. 70.. '

For the remainder the present season theeml.weekly here, and at a time,too,when high prices prevailed Strictly choice,ipithout tops,$1 per crate, PAPER-Wrapping, grey,2J ((2&c; zaaalL'a,

$ bulletin of the exchange will be through favorable weather. Thus the with top,$1.25.CAULIFI.OwzR.Scarce. wrapping, GgSo.

'dl cont'nued. A weekly bulletin will be Issued order trade especially from outside markets and wanted, $0@10 STARCH-Pearl (about 40 lb! !r. bx), 4&C;

instead This will be issued on :Monday. of had to go unfilled. Finally the berries bbl.) when good. gloss, 5c. ,

each week until close of season. began to come liberally. On Friday and Sat- EGG PLANTS.When choice sell rapidly at 8XtJJ'7-Lor1bird'.,cases. o** per Ib'C5c;

Shipments for the past week were about urday they were so wet and sandy that the 19(312( bbl.SQUA8u.In. LoriU&nTa,.cases.:2 oSper Ib 6Sa.

95,080 boxes to all points. appetite was again checked. However the good demand at'2252.50 per ViNCGi -Half barrels,20o. ." '

New York received 28,000, Boston 18,245,Baltimore Floridians assure better fruit and much more crate. Kasosaita-By: the barrel per gallon, lOo.

2, 90, Philadelphia 11,000.: No change of Ulna few days. GREEK PEAS.--In light supply and wantedat TWINE-Paper twine,per:Ib, 26c.

is reported in prices,although,the outlook for, .The American Cultivator, Boston, says: $3@i per crate when choice poor selling at SOAP-"Glory/*100 pressed bars, 12 ounces,

the current week is reported brighter. The bulk of the trade at the moment is being l@l.K> wrapped, $3.60; "Eest Family 60 prre d

Quotations Fancy" 176@2U), fl75@l.50; supplied with berries from Florida,althougha CABBAGEIn excessive supply and market bars,16 os,wrapped,$3; "Sl1ver," 100 pressed

choice brlgbts,1769200( ,$39&50; choice russets, few crates have been received from Charleston ruling in buyers favor, however, the demandIs bars. 8 oz, $2.50; "New South," ICO pressed

1769993,.609&25( ;common grades,large size, within the past few days. The two varieties Increasing very fit and we hope for better bars, 12 oz,wrapped,|3; "New South," 150

$L5091.75.( cultivated in Florida are Wilson and results soon. Choice, solid,well-packed selling pressed bars,8 oz, wrapped. 75c; "Troy,"100

Grape fruit slow sale and supply is In excess Hoffman benles. A dealer who has recently to-day$1.75@2< per bbl. crate; small heads pressed bars,8 oz,wrapped, 12; "Plantation,"

of demand. Would suggest holding this fruit returned from an inspection tour In the South and poorly packed $1.501.6'). 60 Mb bars, wrapped, $2.20; "Plantation

until later. reports that the berries all the.way from Florida TOMATOES. -- Arriving more freely but 2-lb bars, wrapped,$2 20; "Plantation 20 3-lb

north are looking well,and give promiseof mostly too green far Immediate use, however bars,wrapped, $ .2O; "McGlnty,"60 1-lb bars,
large and abundant crops. the demand Is god and increasing bat pricesa ,90.TOBACCO .
HOME MARKET REPORT. wrapped, $2.20; "Big Elephant 1 IO,$2
The cultivation of strawberries around Savannah little lower, most crates range from I3-504 -"Alliance Standard,"43c; "Alli

By JACKSONVILLE:, FLA ,April, 1, 189L and Charleston has been carried to a per crate, but anything strictly choice show ance Exchange,"33c. Send for samples.
comparing "Home Market" prices for greater extent than ever, and,since the introduction ing color sells rapidly at U. (4.50. HARDWARE.

past week with actual sales in New York, of fast trains front Florida for the NEW: POTATOES AND CUCUMBERS.-Are 40d 25 30d $2.30121$2.35)
Boston and NAiLS-Keg, $2 ; ;
time as shown other seaboard markets for same transportation of fruit to northern markets, being asked for and If here would bring goodprices. ltd $2. 5;8 and 9d$2.45:6 and 7d $.60; 4 and 6d
by.catalogues and trade Jour
together with a most perfect system of refrigerating $2.80.
nal reports,the most authentic sources of information the at different Ship all fruit and vegetables via A. 0. D
(Icing cars points), PLOWS-Scooters,3 to 5 inch, per Ib 3c;
will be
seen our gross these berries are brought to our markets from all rail. Inch Ib4l 2 Inch Ib
scooters (c
prices are ,234 per ; per
fully equal to gross prices in these
great centers, making the net 60 cents per the Southern States In almost the same perfect a4 4c; bull tongues>"{ to 5 Inch, per lb 4c;

box, in favor of this market. This conditionis condltion; which they are plucked from PRIOE CURRENT. 2}$ Inch.6; 2 inch,,5%'; shovels, all sizes
the vines. The North Carolina crop, which and Ib 4 heel all sizes
styles, per %0; sweeps,
very flattering to our home institution
is mostly Ihlpped'without ice, bids fair also and Ib
it shows that the lesser cities, which In the styles,per 5@5o.
to be a good one. State Alliance and 85c.
Exchange. 85c $1
past drew their supply from these great. cen- PLOW.TOCD-8Ingle, ,
The J'ruU-21"ade Journal has this news from
ters, with extra freight and brokerage addedto Mississippi: JACKSONVILLE, April 2. HOES--D. A H. Scovll,per doz, 1-0, $4.60;do,

its cost,are now buying fresh fruit in Home May be shipping berries by the 20th of April White Corn per sack of 110 Ibs..........1180 1,$t.80; do,2, $5.2"; do,3, $5.70!; planters hAn-

Market and forwarding it direct, and can if no further drawbacks. Season cold and Mixed Corn, per sack of'110 lbs .. 178 dles, per dos,6& $3.fO; do, 7, $3.75; do, 7}{, 94,

afford to pay more than the great 'centers. backward and three freezes during the past White Oats,per rack of 125 Ibs. 2 0 do, $4.25..
With the supply now in the State this I Mixed Oats, per sack of 125 Ibs, .. 2 58 HAKEs-Iron bound loop, per dos pairs,
week. Never had so much rAin and thunderstorms -
demand cannot be limited. We are preparedto followed by cold. Berries bloomed Hay, :No. 1 Timothy, per ton. .. 13 50 $3.50; Iron bound eye, $3.50; red top, common

handle all the fruit remaining in the State Wheat Bran, per ton .... ... .. ......2600 eye, $2.75.
for a month freely, but nearly all killed orcut
at prices relatively as good as those now Ground Feed,fresh (corn and oats) per TRACES-Straight,6} 6-2, per pair,350;633
off by freezes up to date (March 20)) Le Conte
ruling.In Back 100 lbs ...... 190 8-2,40c; 6) 10-2, IDe;7 10-1, Esc; twist, Gtf
pears three-fourths killed, but peaches not far
yesterday's sale prices took another step enough advanced to be 8erlou injured. No Feed Meal,per sack of 103 lbs .* 145 8-2.450; 710l,60o.AXLES .

upward. Fancy fruit went as high as 3.70; prospect for a full crop, however. Pure Wheat,per sack of 100 lbs 180 -Sbort arm,half patent,%x6,J$Inch)

Indian rivers are scarce and in demand; they Pearl Grits, per barrel,5 bbL lots, $3.85, per set,$2 25;do 16xH. per set, $2.25; do 1K7,
would bring from $495 right here for fancy less 390 half xS $3 do
AT. LOUIS NOTES BY P. M. KIELY. $2.75; long arm patent, % } ;
stock. Good brlghts in best counts, $2.40 The cabbage coming to the city from the Pearl Meal, per barrel, 5 bbL lots, $3J5, Ix7, $3.50;coma on Iron,per 100 pounds,3*40;

2.80; mixed lots averaging well as to sice South mainly from New Orleans, during the 390 bar Iron. per 100 pound., $L2'.
$392.:50; mixed lots with quite some big fruit, Cottonseed Meal, bright, car load, per
past four or five days, has been very fine and BARBED WiRE-In Cincinnati, 0., 3c; in
$1.7592; str-lchUlnes of big fruit lower. Russets ..... 23 50
brought prices that showed very handsome Atlanta, Ga.,4o.
unless very dark, sell as well as brlghts. Cottonseed Meal, bright, 100 sacks, per
profits for either tha shipper or the receiver. SEEDS AND GRASSES-Red clovtr, per bush
Navels sold from $2.11 for 24 00
russets $3.59 for .
The California cabbage offered on the street 601bl) ; Timothy, per bush ((45 Ib), $2.20;
bright Grapefruit ranged from $1.9092.10 the finest sent from there Cottonseed Meal, bright, 50 sacks, per bath Ib 1.75 Bluegrass
was ever and attracted Orchard grass, per ((14 ), ;
L with nothing choice offered. ._.. 24 25
a good deal of attention, being fresh per bush ((14 Ib), $3 45;Red top,per bush,'
Send in the fruit.REPORT Cottonseed Meal less
bright quantity
and inviting-looking after its long ride. 70c; Georgia barley, per bush, $1.5'; Johnson

A close observer at Jndionla, Ark., a lead- perton 2450 grass, per bush, $2. 0; Georgia rye, per bush,
Dark or Sea Island Cottonseed Meal $4
BY G. S. PALMER. Ing shipping point, writes: "Cold snap of last 1.25; SaplLig; clover, per bush,$6.75.
ton less.
New YOKE, March 00,1891. week cut ClOp peaches badly. Plums seem per SHOES-Men's tap sole brolanl,6 to 11,11.305;
Pure Ground Bone, fine, |33 to $35 per
Oranges continue firm; fancy. sell from$4 safe yet. A great many lost!! their tomato ton. men's half double sole brogans, 6 to 11, $1.23;

5; other Florida brlghts, $3$3.iO; russets,$2.25 plants In hot beds. Strawberries safe as yet, PROVISIONS. men's Donaldson brogans,7 to 11, $1.23; boys

2.75; grape fruit, $2 2.50; barrels, l@5; although the acreage at.several points Is not Donaldson brogans, 1 to 5, 95c;,boys plain bro-
to last, much shorter at Beebe LARD-Leaf, 80 tt tubs,'ijic; lear,50 B>cans, 5
strawberries up year-
26@85( cents; pineapples, l @25 gans, i to 5,$1.10; boy English t.les.l to ,70cfmen's
cents beans Similar sep rtl come from a few points In 7J4@8c; leaf,20 Ib cans,8c; leaf, 10 tb cans,8c;
; sa9&&J; peal $3 5095. 0; cabbage English ties, 6 to 11, $LSO;womens balsa
firmer, good stock $1.25(91.75( ; beets, $1 West Tennessee." leaf, &Ib cans 80; leaf, 3 H>cans, 8c. 3 to 7,$1.10; misses bate, 12 to 2. 750; chlldrens

L25; tomatoes,choice,$901.50( ; egg-plant.,$8 MEAL-Per bushel,Soc.COTTALINESUperior to. lard, 83o per Ib. copper tips,7 to 11,6.c.QUESTIONS .

9 squash, U. Q82 potatoes $96.50&7.( ) CHICAGO
; ; ; geo. MARKET. MEAT-C. R.sides,box lots,6c;uncanvassed
onds$44 .-r.-r/ Special. ORANGES: -Are ruling stealy, and meeting hams lOc.FLfURlatpatent.
with a fair demand, so that for good fruit AND REPLIES.
$5.75; 2nd patent, I5J25,
The Fruit Trade Jon mol, March 28,reports there is a steady market and good supply for clear, $5; family 14.50. # v
aslollowsi present requirements; the range is as below: All reasonable question,coming from a IUbIcrI.
RICE-Choice,734c; prime,6)y; good,60.
her will be answered promptly as possible and
Florida bright 176@200 to box AI
E..L. Goodsell sold this week as follows: ;
COFFEE-Choice green, ; prime green, without charge addreMeU to the editor at Lawt e7.
THURSDAY boxes.-Grape fruit,brlghts Florida, bright, 1M to box. 2.753; Florida,
Replies can not be given by mall.wwww
and russets,80o.;fancy$L05@1() ; Florida oranges bright, 12$ to box,S2.60@3i; Florida,96 to box, 21oSUGAR-Granulated,6%; New Orleans.clarified -
Indian river fruit, brlghts $1.809195 $2.500225(3250( ; ( to box, 25@50); Florida
; 6%; N. O. brown,6c 82. FERTILIZER ANALYSES. N.
regular brlghts,11 29(11( ; golden russets,1.40 russets,desirable tizes $2.75; Florida russets, 4
IRISH POTATOES rI1 Rose, per bbl ,| ; Lafon, Paisley Fla. In the analyses
(32.85: fancy brlghts$1.6(02.95;fancy russets, Navel,13(13.25; California, common to good, bbl ,
early Goodrich, per bbl, $4; Peerless, per made by the State Experiment Station,
$L75; russets,$U&92; unwrapped,$11.10. I2.25bZ.75perbox;$2.753( ; Washington f4 to which you refer, you will observe thatit
Also a car of California oranges, which were Navels, t&4.50tor fine,with common
SUNDRIES. was only the ash that was analyzed.In .
k in very poor condition,sold from $1.403.10 rangIng down to 13.25. reducing these various substances to

:Messrs Sgobel &: Pay, agents for Florida Florida grape fruit scarce; firm at J3@3.50 CIIEESK:-Cream, 12c. ashes of course all the non-mineral ele-
box. CRACKERS-XXX cream, 9c" ; XXX soda ,
Fruit exchange,have sold JJbls week as follows per
ments were expelled. -

$ MONDAY: -1170 boxes Florida o oranges,$1.62} AUCTION SALES IN BOSTON. POTASH-Ball Sterling,$3.2 i; Alliance,2.25; '83. JAPANRICE. G.)-7.S., Lawtey.

06.50 March 25 Snow & Co. old a carload of or- Nickel.$3.25.PowDERRlfie. The Japanese or Chinese rice was intro-

TuJ-BDAY-I600: boxes oranges, $50$3.20:: ; anges from Florida and one from California. kegs,$5. 0; half kegs,$2.75; duced into the Southern States several

Navels, $L2& UO. .* The California fruit came In a refrigerator car quarter kegs,11.65 years ago by Prof. Stelle, formerly agrI- )

WEDN3IDAY-1790 boxes and sold froth 12.60 up to$4 75. The Floridas AXLE GREASE: -Per case,3 dozen, $1.75. cultural editor of the Mobile Register,
Navel oranges, ; ranged from SI up to 3.62. Some of the BROOMS-Per dozen,$1.75@2( and was by him called the Yengcn rice,
$1. boxes Tangerines
}J98.25; K ht.
$8.60.. r Florida Navels had only 63 to the box. BRAN Car lots,' $1.25; less than car lot, from the province whence it was brow
125. He states that it, became generally dis-
FBIDA.Y-I700 boxes oran ea,$L10$2 95. seminated the Southern States andis
.. REPORT BY REDFIELD &; SON. BLA.cJtING-Per doz large, 6Cc; per doz, over ,
Pmio.DKi.PHiA, March 2.3, 1891. small, 3"c.BAK1tio. now known simply as the upland

STRAWBERRY OTLOOK. STRAWBERRIES. receipts light but POWDER-Bread leaven, cases, 3 white rice.

Under date of March 25.;Chicago reports: fully equal to the demand, selling toda7'cood doz,3.'I,$6. 84. NORTHERN COMMISSION

Light arrivals from Louisiana, and the berries sound stock 20(330( cts per quart,as. to CANDLTS-Boxes, per lb, lOo; half, boxed, HOUSES. A. C. H., Sebastian, Fla.

were very nice. Z3 0e. per pint; green, quality. x 103. List of the best houses sent you by mail.



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i thin half-inch layer of grease. Upon NEW KODAKS. Some Troublesome Florida Weeds.

1tdeIl and Lawn. this grease place the flower you intendto No. 6.

...,.. use (say violets, or jonquills; or jas-, I I i I.|b. H. SIMPSON, MANATEE.1)
mine), until the frame is entirely full I This
Pasfalum species
Flowers that Succeed.
Some to the brim. Then take a second
Editor Farmer and Frnlt-Orowen. and You press the so closely resembles the Pas iilum f rr
frame turn it upside down on
but alum except when the flowering culms
If the people who love flowers another
the inverted glass spread layerof button, are thrown up that it is generally im- .
have not much time to cultivate them one-half inch thick, and then
possible to the two species apart.
will, have a bed of Petunias, they set it down on top of the sash which we do For probably half a century it has

need very little care after they are I holds the flowers. This you will see been confounded with the P. pa
leaves the flowers between two layersof Seven Sew Style aad Sizes .
started. They are rank feeders and ; tycaule (Louisiana or Lawn Grass),
which has such a strong ALL LOADED WITH Transparent FI1"!I.
the ,bed should have a good heavy affinity grease for the odor in the flowers thatit For sale by all Photo.. Stock Dealers. though the two are so totally unlike
that one could as readily tell the
dressing of manure spaded in before flowers of any
begins at once to
with his shut he
two apart as
the plants-are set. It is best to sow their odor, and in twenty-eight to forty eyes
could from It is worthat
the seed in a box'; they are'so small hours holds this odor, and has renderedthe Send for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N.Y. vinegar times sugar.much
least three for
as -
while the s pasturage
they must be kept moist fragrant flowers entirely odorless. as the Louisiana Grass. 1 It

plants,are small. You can transplantwhen After twenty-eight or forty-eight hours kettle this grease, over a moderatefire throws a flowering culm a few inches
quite small. Keep shaded a you lift the panes off and throw out into another vessel of cold wateras up with
high ((6 to ), a single ex-
few days until they get'established, the flowers, having first collected an- we do glue, i. e., a kettle within a serted pedundle from half an inch to
when they will take care of them- other fresh batch within the .
to place kettle. The water boiling in the vessel inches with, two
two long, generally .
selves and be a pleasure every' time sash, from whence the wild, scentless next to the fire will gradually, but (sometimes three or four) erect spikes

you look cut upon them. ones are being or have been removed.I gently,melt the grease in the second with two rows of small sessile spike- -

Amaryllis is a plant that should be neglected to tell of a device of my vessel. As soon as melted add to the lets. The terminal leaf is about an

J more generally cultivated here. It own,_ which. was sheets of wire gauzeunpamted grease (10 pounds, remember) 4 inch long and four or five lines wide.

does well in the ground or in the just large enough to go ounces benzoic acid and i ounce gum So far as I have seen this is the best

boxes, and ,sends up such a lot of within the sash;; these to rest over the benzoin, and / pound pure table salt, pasture grass in the State, being relished -

flower stalks. I'have one that has bottom layer of grease to prevent it stirring gently until all is absorbed ; by stock even more than the

five flower stalks showing, three of sticking to the flowers, and a second I add, also, 4 ounces of pulverizedalum. Paspalum furcatum. It usually grows
them in blossom all at once. They sheet of the flowers before the simmer
on top Allow the grease to along road sides and in hard ground,
each have from three to five great sash was put in position on top of the until a scum arises, which carefully but it sometimes finds its way into cultivated -

scarlet flowers. It ,is very showy. I first ,sash. This saves great waste of skim off. Do not allow it to boil fastor and waste grounds and I should

was told the other day that moon grease and renders the work more hard, only simmer. Remove after difficult
judge it would be pretty to
flower seed should be scalded the agreeable. If a great many flowersare skimming well and pour into a deep eradicate when once established.

c .same as canna seed before planting. I at command of one variety, eightto vessel filled half full with the coldest When it first in cultivated
had trouble last year with the seed fifty sashes can be piled one on top water at command. Set out to cool. appears
ground creeping and rooting at every
germinating. S. M. A. of another if each sash holda which ,
not can When the
; cold remove grease, its
joint, it may be known by ovate,
separate variety, for instance, jon- will be on top of the water, and discard lanceolate leaves two inches or more

How Ladies. Can Make Some quils in ,one,, violets in another, hya- the water. Return the grease to long, and by the, joints being beset

Money. cinths in another, but,no two varietiescan the fire in a vessel of cold water, treat with of dense short hairs. Thenis
a ring ,
Our correspondent, Mrs. J. S. R. be put in one sash mixed. If again in same way, not adding any- the time to eradicate it by pullingor

Thompson,. lady manager for South grease adheres to these gauze sheets a thing, and skim again. You cannot hoeing it before the roots get .
Carolina in the World's Fair furnishesthe heat will melt it without times is up
gentle injuryto do this too often, five to eight clinched and it gets a 'firm foothold,
Augusta Chronicle the following' the flower odor, and allow it to be essential, but ten to fifteen would not covering the ground with a dense mat

practical directions: collected in a vessel held beneath it. be too often, and it not be done all in of and culms.

"There are four different processes'. Not one or two, but one to twenty one day, but be done in eight or ten. roots prostrate, .. '

by which perfume is made, i. e., by' dozen fresh applications of flowers can When the last melting has been CATARRH CURED.

absorption, distillation, expression and be made to this one lot of grease. done, then add to the grease, when A clergyman,after years of suffering from

maceration. We will not, in this arti There seems to be no limit to the hot, about half a pint pure rose-water. that trying loathsome every known disease remedy Catarrh,at last, and found vainly a ,

cle, enter upon but one, i i. e., 'absorp- amount it can absorb, but the price This is called deodorized grease, prescription which completely cared and

tion or enfleurage-that.most.cheaply that will be received depends entirely and, unless fully done, no flower odor dreadful saved him disease from death.pending Any a sufferer self-addressed from this

and commonly used in France-and is upon the amount it has absorbed. Not i can destroy the piggy smell from the stamped envelope to Prof.J..A. Lawrence 88
Warren street, New York, will receive the
'considered the most important by the quantity, but quality rules ,here, so do i lard, and no perfumer will buy your recipe free of charsre.PROTECT .

,perfumer Septimus Piesse not be chary in using plenty of fresh pomade, no matter how well or how

"The first step is to read and reread flowers, which must be gathered earlyin long have been your efforts. YOUR GRAPES ;

how it is done; after understandingthis the morning ere the sun has kissed Some ladies use glass preserve jars, WITH THB OHIO GRAPE PROTECTORS. '

make the simple, seemingly only them too long or as soon as the dew is with covers, in which to try small ex Thoroughly protect "t
the whilematuring
preparation to begin the experiment, dried off. Do not linger longer than periments. The flowers require beingin grape and ripening.

by having made frames of wood and this, as the sun absorbs the fragrancefrom air-tight jars whilst between the blight .and Present mltdea.

glass, called chasis en'verre, which are the flowers. layers of grease; and these preserve Grapes that covered -

only square, deep, boxlike frames Now to prepare the grease, and hereis jars are just the thing for small efforts.. fection.ripen to per

made of some inodorous oak, the stumbling block upon which I I have tried to be plain and explicit prepared Made of specially wa to,- 1"

hickory, holly, etc., strongly mitred at know all our hitherto efforts hinge- but if not, I will reply to any rooJpaper.Instantaneous. *

the corners to prevent warping from to deodorize the grease-which must inquiries sent me, inclosing two

frequent usage and cleansing, this be- be so prepared that it will remain stamps or 4 cents. My time is so Attachment

ing an essential to success perfect years without turning rancid. This is fully occupied, and will be more so, ,, EA hundred f
cleanliness of every utensil used. Any kinds later that I beg none to write me but bunches can be covered in a few minutes. ft
the test of success. Three nay SOMERSET, KY., Sept.20,181O. f
size can be used desired, but a con alive ,the They worked to entire satisfaction. f
four, can be used-hog lard, beef tallow those fully to great importance my .
Easily pat on, and prevented mildew. I 1
venient one for' small experiments is and oil of our solving ihs! work-and
mutton suet olive (cottonseed I will want more next year. J]
14x18 inches. These can be either will answer the last) all are used; those who will not "look back" until J.M.RICII1RDS05.Ornnm '
puttied into the frame like glass in efforts. The IAM Oct.22,1890.
but a mixture of one-half of each of! success crowns our The Protector I regard as very valuable.
window sash, or slipped in slots or lard and beef tallow is most used. sweet English violet, which grows so The grapes I covered are now In perfect

grooves made for the purpose: into the The lard must be perfectly fresh and easily here, is the most valued perfume condition.I shall want Those more not next covered year. are all gone.

wooden frame. (One of my lady acquaintances pure steam rendered, not the impure made, bringing$3.50 per pound J.T. IlACKWORTH.
PRICES 1000,
thinks this last:the best Western lard, but home rendered. against 25 to $2.00 of other less fragrant Special Diecocnt for larger; $2.50

way.) The frames are, full 234 Place say ten .,pounds;' five pounds flowers. I know of three small Sample 100 sent! on receipt of Fifty Cent .:
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Our l\Ul'al florae, let; the other, a much moister arid bites in hospitals, and by the doctors or a bit of wood, but do not cut it off.! ..
richer texture, which will be flaky generally, I am inclined to have more Do not point your nails, and do not
Care: of the Sick. rather than light. This is what Madame < faith in the simple remedies. I was polish them too much. The first

jar dot Rdrai Home: V., whose eggs I have'alread told of a young lady who was seeking makes the skin supersensitive and
; Perhaps a few words on the Care of mentioned, considered the only proper< for wild flowers in the woods at South causes it to grow quicker while the
.. Salem Wcstchester County N. Y.,, second and third are counted vulgar.
the sick at home'might:'be acceptable thing. 'She was an aceedingly'skillful.cook .
11 ;{The sick room should be a room (as well as her husband),,and and was bitten on the foot by a copperhead J *
: ,away'from the noise of the. kitchen! #i i this was her chosen field for missionary or chunk head snake, as it i is Capt. T. L. Rodgers, two years .
possible. Always bring a cheerfuutountenance work. She presented her: culinai; called in the neighborhood.' The ago, sent to California for Riverside
: to the sick and perform suggestions with all the confidence a f snake was killed, and one of the party,, Navel buds. He now has trees fruited.

the, little offices for the sickcheerfully; intense Conviction. The use of flour a Mr. Judson, sliced an onion and Some of the oranges weigh 2O5]
Never carry the trouble you have with or corn-starch in an omelet moved her applied it to the wound, and it wa ounces. They are not as large as

the house work ,to that room; to j a to profound pity rather than to sever cured. somewe have: seen, but they are much
nervous person such talk is simply; condemnation. I am sure that I rose On heating the story, I resolved to jucier and hence heavier. The,samples -
in her estimation further information from headquarters exhibited were as bright as though
torture, especially if the person ill be a hundred per cent. get
the head of the house. Always serve when she found that of my own unaided as it certainly ought to be burnished Manatee County Advocate.
sick person's,meals first,' if it be nc' wisdom I had thickened the made known if a remedy so accessible! I

more than a cup ,of tea and a cracker,, omelet which I offered her ,with half a to every one is thus efficacious. 1 I
then they will be-sure to be fresh and< cupful of bread crumbs, soaked i in wrote to Mr. O. Judson, who is a far. THE BESTprotection
hot. See that the room is '''tidy and milk. This was admissible. Four perfectly mer in that vicinity, to ask if the cure

neat. Keep the,blankets straight 01 fresh eggs, lightly beaten, without I had heard of was really effected by;
the bed, and if possible avoid the salt, and cooked to perfection i in an onion, and he answered as follows:

array'of bottles, cups and spoons that fresh (unsalted} butter, made the per "In regard to the snake business against sudden .
usually find a place in a sick room. feet omelet which she liked for her onion, if applied immediately it will in the weather ..
Let one person have charge of the< summer breakfast. Or it might be draw out the poison, and it is. about changes ..'..J'.. ,,
medicine. Don't have watchers if it flavored with a little chopped parcel;) as easily cured as a bee sting, and is to purify .

can be avoided; a sick person rests or a handful of sorrel ; or you might should be treated about the same, only; the blood "
much easier no strangers are about add to it, before folding, 'half a doze] with much more promptness. Cut the
the room. Of course, in cases of oysters, already brought to the proper onion in two, crosswise (not length-
'prolonged illness it cannot be aVOIded. heat, or three or four nicely skinned< wise), hold a part of the onion on the, withAVER'S
Do not admit every caller'' into the and warmed sardines. wound for five minutes, when it will !

sick room ;; it is, not,best even if they She liked a rum omelet for her lunch,, turn green, remove it and apply the<
are not very ill. Keep..them and but it was made in the same simple other half and let it remain on about I
it with the same time. It will take two or Sarsaparilla
everything about them as quiet as pos- way, sprinkling thickly powdered
sible. S. M. A. sugar when dished, then pouring three onions to effect a cure. If the<
.4 over a gill of Jamaica rum and light person has been bitten say half or: it vitalizes
,Ways of Cooking Eg"s' ing. three.quarters of an hour, you must and enriches
.DISHED .EGGs.-Sur let l&, 'as the SCRAMBLED EGGs.-Eggs beaten apply nitrate of silver to the wound
French menus give furnishes a mode quickly for a minute or two, then pour and take plenty of whisky inwardly. the life-current, and .i "
.at once simple and easily varied, by into a hot pan with a little melt Mr. Judson vouches so assuredly of makes the weak
which many a nice breakfast or supper butter and stirred from the bottom the certainty of the onion cure from
dLh'may be provided at the shortest while cooking makes a,very rich dish his own experience that whenever he strong.

notice. The simplest way is just to A tablespoonful of cream to each egg sees a party going into the woods Has Cured Otherswill
break as many eggs as required carefully may be added with advantage. Stewed :where these snakes abound, he asks ii
upon a buttered plate which will tomatoes (for which the canned fruit they ,have any onions with them. cure
bear the heat of the oven. A deep answers perfectly), in equal, quantity, Surely it is worth while for collectorsof you.
pie 'plate is suitable and convenient. cooked with these eggs, and the whole deadly reptiles to take a few of these
The eggs must have room without served'orrhot-buttered toast moistened common roots along, as I do not see
crowding ; nor is it desirable to have with cream, makes a delicious dish for why they should not also cure the HE it-ORf f f Mil
,them spread out too much. In other breakfast or lunch. bites of other reptiles and poisonous
words, fill the dish nicely. Put in the EGGS A L'ITALIENNE.-Boil hard insects.At STRENGTH VraAyt* '

oven until the whites are set Dpt half a dozen fresh eggs, and when per. Pernambuco and all through How Lost! How gained,
with a few_ bits-of butter, sprinkle on a ectly cold remove the shells and chop Paraguay equally simple application -
little white pepper, garnish (if possible) rather coarsely, or cut in slices, or in is used, they tell me, with certain TH ENCEaF
with cress, acd serve' quickly in the ections>; like an orange. Make.a white success. A solution is prepared of
sauce in the usual way by blending a two or three grains of permanganate of lffKNUUHE'

dish.Now, to vary this simple dish of lump of butter as large as an egg withis potash, and a subcutaneous injection
baked eggs, you may use almost as much flour as it will take up; to the made above and below the bite. This
many ingredients as for an omelet. A smooth, well cooked paste add slowly remedy was given me by a gentleman
few thin slices of ham or bacon fried nearly a pint of milk. Let it simmer who has traveled much in South I

and placed under the eggs is one way. for 15 or 20 minutes, stirring care- America collecting insects, and he said A Scientific THE and SCIENCE Standard Popahr OF If edict LIFE!Tr *Sim
Any cold fish, flaked and warmed before ully. Season with butter, salt and they never went out into the field the Errors of Yontl,PremAtar. *Decline,NWTOTW
tndPh jiical Debility,Impurities of the Blood.
the eggs are added, is another. epper. Put a dash of cayenne on the without it, and it rendered, him quite
Use a little cream to moisten if you ggs:: and pour the sauce over. fearless of accidents.Scientific Amer- XHAUSTEMITAtlTYlenlting

have no fish sauce.. If late.enough in As salt tends to harden eggs it 'can. .. *
the season, a small portion of aspara- should never be added while cooking.
Wash the Ha. 1ds.
gus, daintily laid upon thin buttered Either season to taste on the plate or How to
toast, will make a delicious addition. just before sending to the table.- Now, about your hands. Wash meal ? from, Ecerraibff Folly,Ties and Ignoncce unfitting,Bxceeses the riettax orrertaz&Uon
Break the eggs in a slight hollow ar- Country Gentlemen. them: in hot.water, using almond t. Work,Basin: ***, Halation.
instead of soap, just before you go to Avoid uuluOfcl pro :nde-. Possess this aru&'Irk.
ranged to suit, so that each piece of i i .\ .' It ecnUins 800 peges.royal 8ra Be&aiifulkJin&
toast will an A little stewed Cures for Snake Bites. bed, and during the day don't wash b r embossed,foil gttt. Price only figs by
carry egg much in cold watei. A lafl,postpaid,concealed in plala OTJJ ?. Bio*-
informed for them too
-tomato, highly seasoned, may be spread Two years ago I was Oira Propctn* you Finer ow. The
the toast. These will suggest the first time of a sure cure for the woman, who has very beautiful hands, i isUa dsh id fcnUtor.Win. JL M.IX. reJiTfcllh -
other variations, according to the material bite of a copperhead, so much moreo told; me that during the daytime she ;i rant tfca K&tloaal Medical Aocfaii Sarbl
one: may have at hand, and this be dreaded than the rattlesnake, asit wiped off any stain that might be upon :' '' PRIZE* ESSAY BBlLITY.Dr.Parkerudaccrpe OK NERVOUS BJtd'IIY8ICAI .
is of of utilizing small t, gives no warning to the intruder, them with a piece of kid on which wasa [or Assistant Physician may be 'eoataHed. codI ..
one ways
mail inp at the ofltoe of or
dishes of cooked food that happen to ut>. strikes unawares. This! remedy isso little vaseline. However, I am a I TUB PEABOIIF MEmGAL IXSTZTI7TE.'o. .
be'left simple it,would seem almost absurd, bit old-fashioned and prefer water to ( .4 B ttlflnch St.. *? =.Ma**.,to*
over. 'rders books or JcUtr for adrlee M
MADAME V.'s OMELET.-Authorities did we not know that our Indians and this. Then when you have the time, I irected for above.DM -
respecting beating the eggs the natives of most other countries sit with your fingertips in,a bowl] of
for an vary omelet. Some cook books insist find their surest relief from' the various hot water, and after they have soaked IT EVAPORATORnUl
on beating the whites and yelks sep ills they are subject to in simples provided veil}1. dry them and trim the ,nails, I ZIMMERMAN
by nature close to their doors. etping the skin at the base of .each I THE M ,
Others ,
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arately. say )tffrrmt*IM* nd tnricec. rS3 -cav ew4
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TOM" SAWYER, .' Staff Contributor ties that will keep them pulling at the tenced. I think one other county be- not be inflicted without the knowledgeof
Alliance wagon.If sides Duval, has made a like move in the community. A measure productive
'The, p'c.QPlc.s pport the Government any roan has come into the Alli-- this matter. of so much good to country
and the' Government ance for the sake of office he shouldnot Newspaper readers will recall the people and injuring no one except a
,can, not ,support. the people.! be in the order; but when officesare case, sometime ago, in which a convict few rascally contractors certainly
lying around like big July water- sued the contractor for cruelty inflicted ought to pass and become law. We
Make: Him'Useful. melons in the shade, nobody can on him which made him permanently! shall watch the actions of members
"We Alliancemen are opposed to blame a poor Allianceman if he stum- helpless. The contractor escapee when this measure comes up, and time
' politicians and their methods, ,so, we bles over on to one of them. It is the punishment through the disagreementof will tell whether any one can afford to
assert; and since no true son of the cotton prerogative ,and the duty of every the jury. The treatment of convicts! vote against it. M. CHESEBRO.
e' patch was ever known to ,tell a American citizen to be a politician, in State prisons in the South is a disgrace :Mandarin Alliance.,.March. 23,18SL
prevarication the statement must be nor is there any reason why he should to civilization. The Southern How Much Better?
true. Of course we do not'need poll be a rascal. He can be a rascal if he I States of the Union are not wealthy Editor AUtenca' Department.In .
of but he is Don't to have such elaborate build the old countries of Europe
ticians so long as we keep out politics tries, not obliged to. I enough
but there is a sneaking notion now damn the politician-I mean the Alliance ings for the safekeeping convicts as during the dark ages, when mightwas
f prevailing in some sections that the politician. TOM SAWYER. i New' York has at Sing Sing, Albany the measure of right, when the
erder is not only going into politics, < and Demerara; and they are farmed out strength of a man's arm or the num
but is already in the ,bog away past the What is Caesar Eating Anyhow? I to contractors who have few facilitiesfor ber of his retainers or his ability to
circingle, and getting deeper every There is a statement going, the I their safe-keeping and who manageto take, determined his title to whatever
day. Yes, we are opposed to the pol- : rounds of the newspapers that the let many of them escape. he coveted, then the wealth of the
itician and his methods, but how are President of the Alabama State Alli-- The roads in this State are in a deplorable country by direct process, by seizure,
we to get along without him? If we ance is going to turn out every mem condition and there is little confiscation or might's right, found its
sail the ocean free we need a sailor to ber who disapproves of the subTreasury prospect of anything better, a.\,the way into the coffers of the patricians,
trim the craft and take advantage ofl scheme. Wonder who made hima farming community are unable J do die ruling class.. The serf, a peasant,
the breezes:) ; so when we venture into I Czar? That does not sound like the more than work on a few places of a toiled lifelong to. enrich his master,
"the muddy waters of politics," do we individual and political liberty: of few of the roads and leave the remain- himself consuming only enough to
L ,not need a political expert to lead us which we Alliancemen boast. A man der entirely untouched. The new barely keep him alive and strong to
r away from the snags and torpedoesthat may approve of any act of the Alli-- road law was a move in the right di- toil. He was his master's tool, his
lie in waif for our destruction? ance or he may decline to endorse it. rection, in that it proposed to let the chattel, possessing nothing in his own
If we catch an accomplished politi- There never was a man or a measure work be done by contract to the lowest right, bound to give anything, even
tician and bind him to us he will 'work above criticism since the world began.I I bidder. The first step, however, his life, at his master's call. These
.for our interests. A politician is not think it will be a bad day for the was, or should have been, to have one were evil days for the majority of
necessarily a trickster, but he must order when a man's Alliance head road superintendent or commissionerin human kind. They are rightly named
know: how to ,fight those who are. shall roll into'the basket at the whimof each election district elected, as the "dark ages" We are devoutly
.. Politics is merely the science of gov some over-grown official, and when well as a justice of the peace and surveyor glad they are gone, gone, we hope,
eminent, which we all,ought to under-' ever you smother discussion and shutoff at a special election where fit- never to return again.
stand, and it is a fact that sevententhsof debate you play right into the: ness for these offices, not political con- But when I look at the relative
our American citizens are at heart hands of those who wish the order siderations, should be the main issue. positions of the plebian and patricianof
politicians. We all dream of public evil. How are we to be educated except This road commissioner should have a today, at the farmers and laborers,
honors and emoluments: by discussion? Let us have lots copy of the field notes of the survey of the millions of them, and then at the
There isn't a man in Florida who of it atd keep,the entire range free for each road in the district so as to fix the handful, comparatively, of the money
would refuse.'such a place as-the officeof every Alliance bull to roam and bellowas exact line where the road should be. kings, and when I remember that
; Governor, or'TJnited States Senator. he pleases. Then the county prisoners who are these masses of human beings with
There are lots of us who would'decline The Sub-Treasury plan belongs to able bodied males should be set to feelings as acute, with hopes and
to'be State,Treasurer for two reasons, the Alliance. It is the pet scheme of work to dig out every stump, tree and aspirations as strong as the favored
which is hardly necessary for me to the entire order. It is the red-hct all large roots on the line of each road; few, are doomed in the majority of
name. I say .we are all to a greater or poker with which we intend to fight and where a road runs through a pondor cases to lifelong toil, with little hope
less;eirtent politicians;> but very few of the monopolistic tiger until we cometo I swamp this should be drained by a of a competency in old age, that with
us are experts. In fact, the Allianceis find that much-sought "something I ditch or ditches. millions life is one unending hand-to-
alarmingly deficient in men, capableof i better." As a weapon it is not a fail After a road was thus cleared of hand fight with hunger and famine,
meeting successfully the politicians I ure, and when we get through usingit stumps, trees and standing water free sweating in factory, field and mine
who are opposed to us. We have as an offensive weapon we will see labor should be used to grade and fill for the barest pittance, I am temptedto
plenty,of men of ability and noble in if we can turn it into an agriculturalshare in by means of plow, harrow and scra- ask: "How much better FJ Is not
their lives and' purposes, but very few or pruning hook per under contracts of one mile or less. on many lines the improvement more
practical politicians.There In the meantime we must not have State Senator Richardson, of New seeming than real? Is it not more of a
: is a marked disposition onthe I any gags in the Alliance mouth. There York, has brought in a bill in the shadowthan a substance ? Becausethe
pan of men, both in and,out_ of must be no internal war until we get New York Legislature to have the wealth produced by the many is
the Alliance, to point, to Livingston, this outside affair off our hands at male convicts worked on the roads in acquired by the few by due process of
of Georgia, as a politician whose workis least, and such high-handed tyrannyas that State. It is found, even in the law or by skillful evasion of law, is it
liable to,injure the:cause of the farm is suggested in Ala.bamawill, directlyaid rich Northern States of New York and any less a theft, an injustice; than
r. Let me ask how the Alliance is the enemy and certainly give hima Ohio, that good roads in the country when it was taken in a more direct
to'conduct,'its political aims withoutthe world of comfort. will never be made without State aid, manner? And are the impoverish ir _
and active assistance of TOM SAWYER. and that "those towns flourish best and injustice to the many any 1 less
& men as: As well try II where good roads lead into the adja- hard to bear?
to build a house vithout a carpenter.If Convicts as Road-Makers. cent country." 1 I know the optimist mItten us that
the ,Alliance makes a political Editor Alliance Department: Capt. Scull, who works the county this state of things cannot be helped,
6 fightJn Florida: how can it, succeed Allow me to call the attention of the prisoners near here, says that men that it is the inevitable result of the
.wrtbout the help of some such men, Alliance members of the legislature, sentenced for a year or more would be difference in men's make-up :arid
learned in politics,*. as, Mann> Dough- and Alliancemen generally, to the action much more efficient workers than those ability. That mental power will always
erty and Harvey? It is quite natural taken by the Duval County Alliance who are sent on the road for thirty take the lion's share; that social
that-the. men whose skill compasseth in asking the Legislature at its days or less, as the latter class have and economic improvement viU! con-
victory should fall heir to a goodly next session to so alter the law that scarcely learned to work before their tinuc1that we must wait p iieatly for
1 portiO of,the,chicken pie, and in the able bodied male convicts of the State time is out. They could be more good time e'&..." This is
very,nature of the case they will get shall be set at work on the roads of the safely kept than on the turpentinefarms ( largely an cMc'ftr&n7v dress.- It
it'but they will be bound to' us by counties from which they were sen- and unnecessary cruelty could is the one that'our'fath' ? long. ago;
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APRIL 2, 1891] THE... FLORIDA DISPATCH FARMER. AND FBUTT-GROWER. __,, __ .. --_ _.2!= u_.
at infinite cost ,at the :point of the An Ox-cart Finance System., purpose of handling the crop duringthe IK FLORIDA LANDS.
bayonet, fought. and conquered, viz: These changes, brought about by short season will aggregate $500- I. _
The divine right of kings to rule and the modem improvements that have oooooo, as usually estimated, then on
tax to oppress. That we must accept substituted the railway tor the ox-cart the above basis one should hs addedto .! =-j
I thingsas they arej obey,the laws, submit and the telegraph for the courier, make the ratio of volume, making it 5
to the imposts and not try to some other changes necessary, one of i during the short season, and makingthe
I mend the one or relieve ourselves of I which the one, of all others the mos ratio of volume to demand
the others. important, is a modern instead of an I \throughout the year as follows : Long
J In the face of, all. the sophistry oxcart.system of finance. season, volume 2, demand 4crop
taught on these ,questions today, \I Under the old, system the demandfor season, volume 5, demand 1:4This:
unhesitatingly affirm that most of the money to handle! the products o( shows the actual deficiency or con
colossal fortunes ,of this country and the country being nearly the same traction of the volume during the
time have been unjustly .acquired,. throughout the year,-the marketing of short season equals two-fifths, or forty
though perhaps not illegally so.T the products of agriculture producedno per cent. There is an actual declinein
tell,me that the accretions of a Gould great effect upon the money market. prices equal to forty per cent. Dur-
or a Vanderbilt, with their millions But under modern conditions it pro- ing the short season, thus proving the
upon millions have been acquired by duces a most powerful effect. demonstration correct
transactions that have. been in strict The volume of money in circulation In support to this statement as to
accord with the "golden rule," is to in the United States at:this time is,variously the fluctuation in price every year, I Farmers Stop and Think.! .
insult(my common,sense ,and, ,to make estimated at from .$600,000 would refer to Spofford's American WHY Spend the best years of your
a statement that,is,notoriously untrue. 000 to $$1,400,000,000 $rooo- Almanac, where figures are given life cultivating the soils of the frozen
The millionaires the last few decades 000,000., Represent that sum by the showing that the average annual fluc- North and West raising crops on which
have most of them, been, made by figure a. The'gross output of manufact- tuations in price of the five products the freight is often not realized, when
practically! the same means' :as: were uring of all kinds is, about$5,000,000- affected by the sub-treasury system for you can buy land from the undersigned,
the riches of the nobles of the ,dark 000. Suppose all the manufactured twenty years-from 1868 to 1887- rich and fertile as any known lands,
ages, viz: By unrighteously taking advantage 1 commodities change ownership between was per cent. and where you can raise a crop that the
of the weakness of others, by the manufacturer and the This practically means that if the United States Government will pay a
: violations of the golden rule. What consumer three times. The demand farmer received 79.5 cents for a prod- BOUNTY of$too on each,acre.
else, I ask, are the combinations of then,. throughout the year, for the use uct during the three months in whichhe HOLD On,.this isn't all. You can sell
capital to corner the necessaries of life, of money on account of manufactured was compelled to sell that the mean the said crop right there in your home
or indeed any other necessaries, andso commodities, would equal $2. OO-, price he might have realized, could he ma.rketJor $250 per acre. You ask for
extort? from those who cannot help I' 000,000. Represent that sum by the have waited a short time, was 100, and the "How" and the "Wherefore."
themselves, an infamously high price? figure 4, ,and the relation of the vol- the .price the consumer would have Quite right-facts and figures count best.
What else are the'gigantic waterings of I' ume of money to the demand tor its paid him still later was 120.5. Plant the Land with Sugar Cane ,
{ railway and other stocks that are sol use would be as 2 is to 4, and would These changes are due to the reduction -
notorious and that have made our only require that every dollar circulation of general prices that must TO OLD Farmers and careful perus.
: railway kings what they are? What, be used two times in eich year to follow the violent contraction of the ers of papers, the fact& that'there is now
else,, I. ask, are the impudent importunities satisfy this demand. This relation is relative volume of money, a conditionthat established near' Kissimmee, Fla., the ._
..r. and ,detninds:: that capital. is particularly uniform throughout the is unavoidably the result of a St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale
seen making upon: our legislatures, fixed and inflexible volume meeting a news.Ve are talking to all our
: ,both State ,ali;,, National, until rear.The gross value of agricultural great and suddenly augmented de- friends. Sugar cane can be raised as
through :trickery,I fraud and bribery, products is about $7,500,000,000. mand. cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will t
privileges, and powers are acquired Suppose. two-thirds: of this product is HARD ON THE FARMER. pay you a bounty of two'tents*£
.that fill the coffers ,of the rich. at. the used for home consumption and seed, The conclusion from all this is on the manufactured sugar. The St. ..
;. expense of;the people? and one-third is ,marketed during the plain. The farmer makes his investment Cloud plantation in Osceola Co., Fla.,
I. How much better? Better, I am last three months of the year, and that when the volume of money is averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar to the
thankful ,to a beneficent, overruling 'his only changes ownership twice, the relatively larger and prices higher.He acre last year, and it will go 5,000, <.
,Providence, because if we ,suffer from .demand thus created would be for the realizes from his investment duringthe .pounds this year.METHODS .
the,evils enumerated and shadowed, it :use of $5,000,000000; which, upon season in which prices are depressed ? This isn't the only big
!. is because we will, not because we the above basis, should be representedby oDy account of the excessive chance of your life, however. The
must.. And if, in '92 the, workers: do the figure 10, and which added to demand for money meeting an inflexible cultivation of rice lands about Kissimmee -
., not rise in their might and say these the regular demand, 4, makes the de- supply. The result is, and has is to become an assured, profitablefact.
f iniquities must cease, these unjust mand during that time 14. I been for twenty years, that he sells at There is no richer or better
doings must stop then I will admit A GREAT CONTRACTION. a time when prices are 40 per cent. truck and market-garden lands in the
,that we deserve our doom, and that If the volume remains the same lower than they were when he bought. world than the land on the rich over-
I the old sage was right when he said throughout the year, for nine monthsin This is largely represented at .this flow, or bottom lands about Kksinn
,f that society was made, up of two the year the relation of volume to time by mortgage indebtedness and Is an mee. Write, for confirmation, to Col.
classes, knaves and fools. demand is as 2 to 14. actual tangible discrimination against A. K. McClure, editor Phik&lphi
F. FARNSWORTH., Of course this is the widest rangein agriculture of 40 per cent. annually.DR. ..- Titms, who has personal knowledge.
"i. .' I .-* the relation of the volume, and it C. W. MACUNE, in -AC K: Herald.A Then in lands for {orange r groves, or
Mortgage StatIs ios. could not in confined to -0. groves already cultivated or bearing,
.The Economist perhaps owes its read. I any such lines.. It must,come and go BUI to Tax Mortgages.The I can satisfy you that your best interestslie
} ers an:apology for not discussing, the gradually, but the actual relative vol- following bill for the taxationof in seeing me before any one else.
census returns concerning mortgage !ume must be and is reduced during mortgages will be offered in the New BEAUTIFUL HOMES. The healthfulness .
1 i intebtedness.. The fact is that all efforts I the short term for handling the crops fork Legislature : and beauty of Kissimmeehave
to obtain, information from the I to two-sevenths of its average duringa "SECTION i. It shall be the duty ,of never been questioned No
J census bureau touching this subject part at least of the balance of the every person liable to taxation in 'was diphtheria, no consumption, no pneu-
I have! so far been flat failures. Superintendent year, but there are reasons why this state' sixty ,days before the time fixed monia-in fact, read our medical
;t Porter has, given a synopsis, does not have effect to the fall extent. by the assessors or tax: commissioners, report. Beautiful cottages, villas or
z or what purports to be one, to the .1. The contraction produces an acceleration as the case m3.y'bor the final deter lots suitable for residences. Write
..; great metropolitan dailies, but: has so in the speed with which the mination of the assessment for State, for terms and particulars. '
far refused to give The Economist any money circulates, and if it circulates town and county taxes, to present to COME SOUTH And untold
information in regard to the matter. twice as fast, which is more than probable the said assessors; or tax commissioneror get
the climate in
Mr> Porter opposed the collection of then on that account the ratio either of them a list of any mort- quantities grandest
the world free with each of
these' statistics in the beginning, and of the volume is doubled and shouldbe gages, bills of sale, stocks, bonds,promissory where acre ground till
has been forced to do what he has; it represented by the figure 4, duringthe notes or other written evidences purchased. Come you can .t
the soil twelve months in the
now appears as though he wanted the short period. of debts owned or partly owned year.
write for full
At least particulars.
information to reach the people '2. The inadequacy of the volume by such taxpayers, and if any deduCe I to me
through the medium of the partisan with the downward tendency in the ions) are claimed for 'just debts,ow- war COON,
press in order that they may be pre prices of product awakens the spiritof ing' a list shail be made in the same I'A seat forth,IQd of ttae Ki&simmee PiMtoa Companies, Fla.
pared to receive the unwelcome intelligence ? speculation, which floats a substitute manner of all such claims in detail, in I'I nor the AMociAted Rs.U..a.s suds,act ,thd
that an honest statement must, in the shape of credit paper. both cases to bs sworn to before some land Phosphate of KUalKunee, sugar Lend cane Co., dee, tracking, .
'convey. As soon as the ,official. information which circulates as money. officer authorised:: to administer oaths, I:r fruit, greingtimber, general farming',
can be obtained! the people will If the aggregate amount of credit ,and it shall b,:- the duty of such assessors -j l i,and home lands. Send far snap abewlac -;
be apprised. of the results. -Economist. paper issued and circulated for the or tax commissioners: as the case huada..r .

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rafty be/'to :lS&e5s'all'such mortgages, zigzag all about the track, from sheer:( It' is perhaps no more-I; n a fair The Ocala Exposition.
bills of sale, stocks, bonds, promissory thoughtlessness, and then complain of ,share of the world's burdens that Editor CourierInformantThose '
notes, or other written evidences of the distribution, while the men who rquses us to change our methods courageously of our people who sent exhibitions to i
debt at the same,rate as other personal get the profits ,are going straight for 'with the times. In fact, VIe I the Ocala Exposition are doubtless ;
property (.assessed, deducting there. the mark, like the ball out of the gun have no choice. Over every great anxious to learn something of the i.
from 'the 'just debts owing1 as shall and doing it every time. gateway 'of every central market placein I award of'prizes: It must be understood -
appear just from. the claims sworn to It looks as if hard work, of itself, every modern country is now in the first place that the competition -
as herein: provided. does ,not count as much as how the printed in luminous letterslettersthat ; (except in a few instances where ,
SEC.: Whenever. any claim; for bard work accomplished.. snap and glitter by day and flame special prizes were offered) was not :
deduction is allowed to any person so This fierce competition has been angrily by night-a legend that is as between the different counties of the ,
assessed, such claim shall be assessedto brought about during the last thirty pitiless'as the laws of the Medes and State, but the exhibitors of each county
the owner thereof and added to the years by the vast and numerous 'rail Persians-to the farmer,'to the me- competed among themselves. There
tax roll by such board of assessors or road lines, and the struggle is now so chanic, to man or woman, to white or were special premiums offered for general ,
tax commissioner, as the,case may be, great that only those who are in it can black, to everybody positive, to everybody exhibits made by sub-Alliances,
and a notice' shall be immediatelyserved in any way realize it. Many' a farmer very plain-and the legend i is,: but no sub-Alliance of Polk county ".
upon.such person by depositingthe has been curled up by it, and many a "To all who enter .ere-'luid work competed. The premium list of' the a,;
same in;the nearest postoffice to ,. business man's hopes have bit the dust wins."-S. T HUDSON, in Country Farmers Alliance Exposition required '
such person's residence,- stating the because of it, and it has come to stay. Ge /tman.. specified quantities of nearly every
amount and nature of such l asses"sment, Everybody in every general occupationmust article entered in competition, and our
with i a date"t..n! a hearing may be, meet it, as he values the IMe of State Pnances. people, seemingly indifferent as to the ,
had.. Suchclaims:; shall be assessed at his business, ,as he values the hold on One. of the cardinal principles of the prizes, yet displaying commendable :
the: same' rate as other personal property his trade, as he prizes the profit on his Farmers Alliance is to put the country zeal in advertising the resources of our
: subject to allowance,. as in other farm. He must see what his neighbor upon a cash basis. It deprecates the county, sent splendid exhibits in near ;
cases,, for the 'just debts owing.". is doing and how he is doing it, and credit system both in governmentalaffairs ly every instance, but rarely sent' sufficient q
more keenly still, "size up" its effectson and as to the individual citizen. quantities to entitle them to
Cost and Erioe. 'the market to which both aspire.. If the funding system be adopted, I, compete.A .
Raising a good crop is no. sign of a Farmers feel discouraged because it is but putting off till to-morrow what I. great many articles, too, strange
good, farmer'until you have figured out crops are so cheap, but look at other ought to be done to-day. The debt is as it may seem, came to the Exposition
where the cost line':is located, up and products. Not long ago a good buggy no nearer paid one or ten years hence without anybody's name attached to
.down the thermometer scale of market cost'$250; just as good a one now can than now, and it carries with it the them, and if they proved worthy of
prices. Many a fanner_ has, toiled from i be had for $150, and just as :heavyones terrible moth-interest. premiums, the judges could not tell to '
early mom to dewy eve and succeeded all complete for $75, differing This system of finance'is.not in harmony whom to award them. This was some-
:, in raising find crop, but awoke to only in the stock and in the extreme with the true principles of economic times the fault of the shipper, perhaps,
find, he had worked for nothing haste with which they are made. How government, nor sustained by the but more frequently due to rough
worse, had lost money in addition to this effects the men who work to sup- experience of our wisest statesmen of handling in transit. ';
his 1'' bor. Like the fisherman who ply you at such prices can he imag- the past. .
started,out,on a bright summer morning ined. Skilled labor is not as necessary Thomas Jefferson said: "Fundingis Immigration Encouragement.,
and fished all day, rowing in the as it was a few years ago, because simple robbing the people on a grand We are not amongst the number of
hot sun and ,constantly:: throwing over- almost everything is made by'machinery. *cale." This is high authority, and those who regard foreign immigrationto
board good bait, when sundown came, A young boy or girl is taughtto should command our respect. Florida a: a great blessing. 4,
.found himself without single catch, operate the machines, for which There seems to be a growing antipathy In view of the facts daily coming to
and all because he had all day ,been they are paid, a few cents per day, among the masses of the people to light with regard to the trouble and
using the wrong hook. ,Providence, who turn out finished goods that a the entire system of funding. They difficulties brought upon many localities
does not smile on, an effort ot that char; few, years ago were made by a skilled have been made to feel the pinch of sections and cities, by the influx
acter.A. workman, who received several dol-- poverty so keenly, through the cor- into them of great numbers of foreign ;

man..must. know. the cost, as,well lars. for his day's. work.. Wages.. have rupt manipulation of government securities -. ers, such as Hungarians,. Bohemians, Y
as tne selling price,. and must constantly not so much decreased' tor farm work, that they have become averseto Italians, Poles, Russians and Chinese,
strive 'not only to keep the cost because of the use of machinery, but this system of finance. They have we are almost of the opinion that
beow! the selling price, but enough a. smaller number of hands are em- come to regard bonds as the shackles instead of offering inducements to turn
lower to give him'a profit. The*workman ployed. Competition has brought it which binds American citizens in a foreign immigration this: way we had
:who puts more' work, time and all about. This mighty modern 'motive system of slavery to the money lords. better Uke steps to check it. The immigrants -
cost on the goods than the employer of competition is the Christianityof Can the expenditures then be cut down which will do Florida the
calculated.and more than the market every successful business. It is without embarrassing the machineryof most good-in fact the only class we
will stand, is injuring,the concern, and the hell that yawns and gushes its the State government, so as to avoid desire, will come from the more
rapidly jpaving the road to failure of gleaming teeth in front of every crippled the further issuing of bonds?-Tallahassee crowded sections of our own country,
the business that gives him bread. enterprise. In its hot bowels Alliance. the kindred of our own people. For
ThotisaiscLS mechanics in thousandsof stockholders turn pale, writhe like 94. them there is plenty of room in the
shops everywhere, are doing just anguish worms and quickly disappear.In Official Bulmg vast territory within our State bound-
,this thing to-day.: They think if they it workmen fight and strike in vain, In answer to my inquiry I have re- aries. For them, our own children
work hard they must be doing good and just as vainly may they plead and ceived from President Rogers the following our spare land t should'be kept-Coast
work. This i h natural enough and is suffer. on the question''of dues to the Gazette.
deadly enough in any business. Rot- Modern competition i is a realm in county Alliance for the last quarter of .
ting' buildings, idle engines and which I have never heart! of any Sun. 1890: W. J. Moore, of Columbia county,
wrecked machinery In every county of day. There is no sympathy of any MARCH 20, 1891. State inspector of fertilizers for the
the State,with dead farms unnumbered, gospel, preached or spoken. The Mr. L.. W. Ctompten, Ifaskell, Fla. : Welborne district, was in town 'Tues
will l give. ghastly testimony to,the truthof human appetite for cheapness; is absolutely ; DEAR SIR AND BROTHER--Pay): dues day. He is getting samples of com
this assertion-that is will let' mercial fertilizers from who
: nothing more insatiable. It not up. agents are
for the December
sacred than the <"cost< line," and ,in No amount of gorging will' satisfy it, under quarter the old constitution. 31 As, dealers in that article and forwarding >
the long,run, no work ,is good work' no degree: of pandering will soothe 1890, have arisen' 'from same in accordance with law passed
that disregards it. ,Methods in the it. A veritable daughter of the horse so many questions allow at the last session of the Legislature,
various sections I have agreed to
or the farm that throws is with its to the State Chemist for
factory OR leech, it sleepless, concentrated dues under the old constitution for the analysis. By
away work, and that/airly dump'overboard cry of "GIVE, <;IVE, GIVE." l last of this mode of proceed, combined
, ,valuable labor cannot escape The only salvation for the farmer is to quarter 1890. with the critical examination all manu-
Fraternally _
their reward. has become and factured fertilizers are subjected to be-
Farming a turn out more cheaper goods, "
race, and a';hot race Competition which he cannot do with a wheelbarrow per "J. fore distribution to dealers through .;
... has made it so. New methods, ,im- or a spade. This is the situation: Those Alliances which paid for the the State, fraudulent fertilizers are
proved machinery, 'more products *One horse, one man, two acres- last of 1890 under the new searched out and their manufacturers
, r from additional 'Areas of new lands dollars; two horses, one man,, two will be allowed a proper fined as the law directs. Thus our ;
farmed at less th'cnst a surplus oi acres-three dollars; three horses one credit. L. W. CROMPTQJ,. Florida farmers Arc protected where :
these and falling have Sec')' Polk County Alliance. might otherwise; be swindled
products, prices man (in large fields with little turning they ,
,made it a race. Nor if one. is in, they ), four acres four dollars. The r _..e.- which latter was often the case before
race for stakes can he allow himself to men who study farming along the line x.ADrr.8 the new law went iqto effect ,Mr.
+ hug the outer rail because his father of lowest cost ,production and the N *tonic,,or,chfldrezs should take whowdbmld. Moore says that he finds,nearly all the;
t did, and won something in the ,old greatest possible volume, are making Et OWN's IRON EHTTKI18. fertilizers of a slightly higher percentage |.

slow- .. race... of..' ..i$45.'. *_*, ,.nor*' can r ,- .he' driver .money.. ... It is pleasast. to.,take and. ,User cores cQ9ga1ui Malari?Indl-. : .t than what- \is ckime4 i for them. '

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The Phosphate Royalty. sand roads., The groove will be in I When we, residents'of Florida, quit 1 I Conch peas for Bale Pure,clean and fresh.
1325 pvr bnnhel. f.o. b. |1 per peck by ex
There is an imperative necessity to the heart of the pine, and such roads our efforts to sejl land to Yankees, press. W. F. Boons, High Springs,-Fia.

replenish the funds of the depleted would last a long time. They can be and get right down to business of 3-l9-2t
For Mans trees, ,
c State treasury and to keep them replenished easily repaired, as there is plenty of growing oranges, grapes, vegetables, pot grown-; Apricot Hermasllla Pomegranate one;year two :

which the phosphate re- timber of the required'size near at rice, sugar cane, and a thousand other! year-old date plants; teoslnte seed large or.
small quantity; Guinea grass,seed or plants.W.
{ sources of the State'can do, without hand.-Green Cove Spring. things that can be grown here more 1 B.CAMPBSLI. Winter Haven, Fla. 3-18-3 J..

trenching upon property holders by ---* 4 profitably than in any other part of I Do you need printing any kind Send to

increased taxation to meet the con- Poor Men and Tax Payers.It America, then we will want the land I Jacksonville DaCosta I Tin, Fla.ting and Publishing House*': ,

stantly growing demands upon the has been said that Florida is no ourselves for what it will (produce, and I Sweet cassava wed stalks for Eale. $7 per
State's I 1,000 feet on board the car CHAS. F. MAT,
V finances. place for a poor man. .A recent incident then shrewd Yankees with plenty of Kustis, Fla. 3-5-4t

All other States the Union imposea in one of our county towns knocks money will be hunting us with a view I AH kinds of books bound and made as rood.

tax or royalty of so much.per ton on that statement, all to pieces. An old to buying. Then we will have a boom as new. bend to Da Costa Printing and Publishing

all minerals mined from the beds of pine, hardly thick enough to be utilized and one that will stay, with us.- Orange I House,Jacksonville,Fla. "
1.1 rtneY1"08e1 make beautiful evergreen,
I navigable waters. Why should not fell across the corner of a: fence Co. Reporter. stock-proof hedges. Plants and cuttings for ..
Florida? The sale. OXKILL, Fairbanks, Fia. 12-lb-18t
r quality of phosphates and partly demolished four panls. 9 I
j' in this State is of the highest grade, To lop off the slender branches and Cease year coughing; end enjoy refreshing Do you need printing of any ki_d? Bend to
slumber, which Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup will 1 DaCosta Printing and Publishing House
far superior that of South Carolina. haul out the stick< seemed to be the Insure you. Jacksonville. Fla.. *

The profits are very large. The royally work of about fifteen minutes with the The Florida Real Estate Journal. Arcadia,
"Are you going to the races?" Tes, and Florida-wIth State Map.-'can be had for only
, not excessive.. The, industrycan aid of a horse, and to repair the fenee bet on the winding horse," "Not tba hand ten cents. South Florida lands cheap.2-19-12

..easily bear the tax and should not seemed to be hardly the work of an some Abdullah he's lame. Didn't you Orlando Nursery 5TO TardlfT, 4CG Medlter.
f be released.-JFhridian. hour. Altogether the whole job know?" "Ill whisper.In your ear, bell 1! win.They'r n-3ean sweet :200 Riverside Nave Blood!* 200
Dummit,400 Homo&sftft, 400 Maltese ,
*-. seemed to be by no means.half a day's tulng Salvation Oil. l.CCO ," Sweet Grape Fruit, Villa Franca
Feeding Gotten'Seed Whole. work the unfortunate has Lemons, Reeves' Mammoth and other peachon
-yet owner Marianna plum These are not cheap
Your correspondent 'from Missouri been ;billed for $5.25 for what seemedto "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.To trees JAMES, am fine a* possible to grow 218t thew.

need have no apprehension of danger be not' worth more than a dollar.If insure' Insertion in this column adrertlsetasnta Boy a home cheap! A pleasant home can
from the use of whole cotton seed as this be taken as a gauge for labor must be accompanied by the be secured on the Installment plan. Nice
money. house&nd two lot in one of the most pleasant
food for cattle, sheep, goats and hogs, compensation in Florida poor men Advertisements roust not exceed fifty word locations in the city. Address, ClI S. W. .'
although 'to feed_ whole. seed. to hogs should become rich men in a very Portage Stamp reoeired In payment. DACOSTA Jacksonville, Fla. *
Count every word,including name and a dreP. Send us your order f>r note paper, pens,
wCuI4? seem rather wasteful.where they short time. On the other hand, Florida -- Inks and all supplies. We will treat you
cost much, in view of the fact that theseed is certainly no place for poor men right. ij&Co&ta Punting and Publishing.
Home,Jacksonville, FJa. .
For 18113 at a bargain-Two "Li'tle Giant"8praylnit
az swine an'd then spit out, where fed unjust charges, which have been a information,oddress E. J. EAOLETON, Weir cattle,or l loss of epoetite. Guaranteed. Price 1'
Park Fla 4-2-4t of five mall If
medicine thirty- cents by my
unmixed with other stun I have prominent feature cf our, pretty and Wanted-Two men of experience and good I condltians: arc complied with, I will cursor .
long fed them, or known them, fed, tot healthy suburb and given rise to many recommendations to do budding. Write ai pay for o a.WIt.has cured pome bad cases of
beg G. TiiOHMAN. Paika; ,
once to J. W. &; F. D. WAITE, BsJleview,
above indicatedanimals as a part of grievous complaints. Fla 42.2t I Fla. 2-S-lU

their ration,. but have never witnessed Where such things are possible-and Wanted-lOOJSOa nursery stock suitable for For Pftlo-Bronze turkeys A very floe lot
of mature bnd birds at reasonable
budding. Nothing less tuau seven thousandin young
or known of any bad results' when right under the nose of a corporationno one nursery wanted. State age lire! prices. V. C. SniTU, Chetwynd, Lake Co,
thus fed, ,but have seen many hogs die town can prosper; and it is only height l of stock and price of same to J. W.& Fla. 3-20-2t
F. D. WRITE Bellevlew, Fla. 4-2-21 Great bargains in very desirable real estat
after'their use as a,main diet. This, blind stupidity to run against the I have aflee Jersey bull for sale, six years Send for description and ;-rlce. J. L. DE-
inmycxperience'has' always"occurred? victim who cries out against such old. Any one wishing such please corres RIEUX, L&keland.l'olk<'o", Fla. 3-12-&t ,.
pond. A. O. DL41UINO. Palmer, Fla. It Wf'nted-ViHa! Franca Lemon trees and
r where the .hosp 'were: : allowed to runaround wrong and denounce him as an enemyof Fcr sale-Jamaica Sorrel .nd Pawpaw White Niagara Vines. Must be beat stock.
r the gin during ginning time' the town's progress because he complains (Carina<< papaya) plants;one dollar per dozen, and cheap. Address, NICOL, care FARMER
cd alas they desired of the seed. at being fleeced. The injury to by Fia.maiL CYRUS W. BUTLEB, at Petersburg 4-2-5t you need BtaUonery or any kl dpaperpen a

Is .:The: r do not usually die_ till aftergetting the town's progress{ is born with the A flue'piece of farming:land east of Grant's and Ink f Send to DaCosta Printing and
farm, on Indian River,containing muck-bed, l'nbllahlnl House, Jacksonville 1"Ja.
In good condition. I penetration of 'the injury inflicted on
pretty and !'d otherwise .peclally adapted for truck- For prices on car lots Western tobacco
f i have made post-niortem examination! the victim and not with the protest of growing. Will te sold cheap to quick buyer. stems, write L. WALLACE JENXIKB Lake.
Address P. KOLLKB,Ml ceo, Fla. It Helen, Fla. S12otRepair
ant .find, a gen inflammation of the: the sufferer. It' is one of the most ;
Oonahiu old Bibles. Make them
orange trees, persimmons,chestnuts your family
serous membranes'of the thorax and stupid blunders possible to censure the eta Mr. H. E. Amoore returns to good as new. DaCosta Printing and Pub
Santa Cruz, California, by the next steamer fishing House, Jacksonville, Fla. *
,i abdomen. I do not know whetherthe effect instead of the cause-to tell a from Osaka,Japan Please send all orders In Nothing excels the umbrella China as a
seed were to blame or not.--W. man he injures the prospects of a town at O 1e.. JAPANESE TUBS Co.,of 120 Sutlerstreet. rapid growing and ornamental shade tree.
.W COOPER Tallahassee Fla. in by complaining injuries received. .Ban Franci3CO, Cal. It tiO 100. J. H. Gt: :::A i>.AU, MonttCGllo,
sail for only three dollars, f. o. b., S621Do
Bmdtrf Gazette. 'Don't commit a wrong and there can FLORIDA DISPATCH of the years '823457, you need stationery of any kind-
and FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER of '83Only' Ink Send to DaCosta and
ana Printing
be no complaint, or at least no just pens
twenty numbers missing in the lot.
Publishing House,Jacksonville, Fla.
Australia takes the lead of all coun- ground for complaint. A gentleman Write to FRANz VOIGT, Monticailo,Fia. It 'Vs.nted-A live newspaper man to canvas

tries in ,providing the best highways; named Pierce, of Brockton, Mass., Choice White Wyandottes, nearly mature, the State for two leading publications. Apply -.
t two dollars per pair. Rev. N. R. HAXKK, to C. W. DACOSTA, DaCosta PrintingHouse
, has placed that fruitful land, on came to a certain town in Florida with King's Ferry, Fla. it ,JacKSonvilleRepair

,a plane of prosperity greater than that the charitable idea that every man is Spongla, the great roup cure for fowls, free your old family Bible .Make them
by mall,25 cents, ALBERT FRIES: Ml1gnoUaPba.rmacy.93 good M new. Da'"osta Printing and Pub
, of any of the British_,coloni In that honest until he be proven otherwise; West Bay street Jacksonville 1Ia'1lnlf House, Jacksonville, Fia *
country they lay steel rails, the upper his sojourn in that town has completely Fla It 0,000 tobacco plants for sale;choice Havana
Eggs for hatching, $1 dozen. Lan teed. Vueita AbaJo, Aroma de Cuba. ,Ten
. o< :side being,.,concaved, on ties, with a reversed that idea, and he now, according !hftn-,Plymouth ",,"'ck-and per Brown Leghorns. dollars a U ousa *t,:i gauge suited to the tread of all vehicles; to his own words, regards everyman ALBERT FRIKS, .Nicholas.. Fla. Jnrknnvtie.! -6a&'

and it is estimated that,their cost is less dishonest until he proves himself -

*. :, ;than that of limestone, where the stone otherwise. As we have before statedin
' '-:.". has::to be hauled ,any distance. The these columns, the only safe way to

:,..- 'sink{ in time and force is enormous, build up a town is by the inhabitants

., s";.-f',1t" easy to draw two or three working honestly and harmoniously D.ptJH. DffS
'. i ". a track.. as one ton on an shoulder to shoulder for the common
y ?.& ''ioa4.t .a'. object of the community's prosperity, Y .

11- (might be the height of folly not by internal bickerings and snarl- 4 Brilliant I

I tojsfapfet ,the commissioners of Clay ings, fault finding and backbiting,

4 county: to build a steel track, but I of- and paltry peccadilloes, against non, Durable ',IbJ

fer Vsuggestion/ it maybe taken residents. Such conduct will eventu

' :for. is worth We hiveahard, ally kill any young town, and only / : Economical II I

\ durable 'yellow pine,'growing,all overt tends to discourage and disgust resi 'i h ,.\

the county. Take a straight sapling, d nts.and non residents alike, and is Diamond Dyes excel all others in Strength, Pm r.7t and Fastness. Nose other'ere

from eight to ten inches in diameter; pretty certain to endup by maVingthe just *s gcod. Beware of fefijtarions, because they are made of cheap and inferior laterals

saw it in twain, lengthwise; get a ma* once promising locality a deserted village. and give poor,weak,crocky'colors. To be sure of success we only the DIAMOND DYES

chine to.make,a,groove in the flat.surface :- .":"' Marion Free ,Press. for coloring! Dresses, .Stockings, Yarns! Carpets, Feathers, Ribbons, &c, &c.9'e"w '

three or'four;inches wide and one .* them to color more goods, package for package. than any ctfcs-dyes ever mad, i;d to give

Jnch:: 'deep; lay' these, on ;buried ties; How Much is the Freight: ;? snore,brSHaat and durable colors. Ask for the DIAMOND, and take no other.,

apart a distance equal to the_ guage of Send ten cents for the }1'orse book.It ... send postal kw Die Ecok,Sample Card,directions for ecl< c'our outs and :wagons and:you have a tells you all about our celebrated (10 cents a quart).etc. Sold by Draggisu. Addrtw .

..roadover which a,'ton' or'more can be buggies, and gives the freight chargeto WELLS; RICHARDSON & co., Burlington, vt. :

drawn ,with ,as much labor'Is now your place.Pioneer p '. :
Qol.Sp CHY8i"
required,to draw half of a too,over the Buggy Co., Columbus, 0. .- T Fancy"",CHIdic Ani or e.Bronzing. US a. ,l rA I/Anil o Iii ft- QAIWTS r- I copper. Only 10 r* u.

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t R irnf tal .: LSYAa .-tfi.CHA10. f jJORllHAUX.IIXTUa[ ] .m:w -MANUFACTURERS OF- ,err.tJj.c Lit.!!VJ!

.w.. DACO3TA,. Publisher.Terms Ammo 1fatal MlaUolI of Copper, ctSVJ
Prtfip. Carbonate Copper, Trade Dark
> tb'g
Sulphate Copper,
of Subscription Prepared Lime,Ammonia 1" :) HOLLIS' CANNED MEAT FOR POULTRY

For;oe year.......:.............$200 I IgrieaUaral and other Chemicals :: Will Make Hens Lay!

For &'meBthI........................_.,100 i FOB d 0o Wm Make Chickens Growl

.r.Sibwrlptlona* in fell case cash .In ad.ysne. FRUIT TREES .... r' -.......A2D GOOD FOR MouMrHtsr For.fhlil .
;. fbod Is strictltresh meat,carefully .

Sates 'ef Adr r Using oa application Small and large quantities,in economical and o I cooked ground fine,seasoned and hermeti-

REMITTANCE should be made by Chock convenient forms.. Send for pamphlet oQ c cally sealed in 8-lb cans. Buing ground' fine,it

Portal Note,Money Order,or Registered; Letter W. S. POWELL & CO., en can be readily mixed with soft food,and fed
,to ord-e-rot ... so aa to give each fowl an equal share. PiioSO {
Chemical Fertilizer Manufact'rs '
FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMERAND eta per can; ;53 per d52. Address HOLUS

FRUIT GROWER, Baltimore, Md. And Building Material.CHARLESTON DRESSED MEAT &: WOOL CO., 20 North '

.Jacksonville.;Fla. Boston, Mass. Mention[ paper..I
To Introduce this S. C.ill .
In the present condition .oeety'tences Freo Flowers bright. handsome fi
area necessity: Farm fences particularly l .page illustrated
eoartitate an Item of great expense, andespeelaUy monthly, price 50 cents per year, Into the home E sicL YE
so when made of rails or boards,&*> of everyone who loves flowers,who ha &garden cn' :
both require the best of timber and a great ,or who keeps poultry, we offer a three 1-4 1l'1- ci .,
deal of It to construct good fences 8 H.Garrett month trial subscription and a packet of .. INK

y by building has befriended the Garrett t grangers Fence Machine and others which rests raised In flower stamps.WESTERN seeds,over 800 kind,for only 10 ro",, 1ft' ,00.lIS"J.w ao I CIDi: t 1;
readers the taste of making an excellent GARDEN, \.1 g-: subject' to SPA S H S an cost 1Ik troubled with
fence both easy and cheap. The fence made 4-2-4mo Des Moines, 10"6 -& -c3-9EcS WO"'nug The b .t remedy far W. a the c;yst rate4 ;.

by this machine is a combination of picket, i Been tO years.B.A.FAHNEstOCK'S inn-wamin verfalls. 0 t nMIFUl.Y8 oars 11.,
'wire and posts, which-the machine puts to- syi p For iprxjiag Fruit! TreesCombine 1 IJtatth: -fnitJals are. .that a ld'oI&%imiu..;per .
gether with ease and rapidIty Any one can % .. ; 1
use it and the result I* a handsome, efTective 11_ .Three Brava aW9 c
I $ ,
and durable barrier.' The points< of merit In F R I Machines Sprays a 10 u :: Ud: flh4staated f t
E1I!:!acre orchard da,. C kd C.Wogsef'ree a SGOOD" ia
favor of this kind of fences are many,find the Per ='5= tD
points of merit In favor of this particular machine I You can get one FREE.Send .Q1 Q a
are also many. It seems to be in cue :S.Standard ,
everywhere throughout the United States. (particulars Illustrated catalogue
Those who have fences to make should ad- and valuable Information on Spraying Fruit d M SCALES %
dress the manufacturer and patentee of this Trees Kent free. It is endorsed by the leading &Ic
maealae. before building and get his descriptive entomologists of the U. B Mentton this offer .. :-r:2H-Q A ) TON Sent ODtri&J..I paJ4.
catalogue which contains much valuable In writing. It will cost you one hour's time. () a ; .3'5 iOSSGCQ
Information In regard to fence building, A which will be !sent free. Address S.' H. Garrett 4-2-2t e o Catskill, M. Y. g \-c,.S iI1 0 1 trj &,TSOMPSOH BlBi&astsa, NJ.iOvpirins' .
,Mansfield,O "::) c:2)t:: !!
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vertisement of the Japanse Insec* Destroyer @ \
In another column. It would be well to purchase a m ,
some of this preparation c& once be I. s It ":..i W. Uqt.t 01l Psurxtrlos: .w.T -f.
u .waieaily: aad.1
fore the bags and worms bAve touched your 44 West Forsyth Street I CURE FTS I wtU spur 1C-iJ *"."' ,per tsar. WI'
vegetables. You can obtain some by address- pleas en the lI".arict tf'UOC !brae :
the Friend Medicine Co. Gresham, Neb. them De-tf a.4 D t.b.w.1wlro.1U j...... .
Ing Jacksonville Florida When I say cs I do not dean merely to stop
I Ynapuett Erater Ir VI&eYud. sad :.suRate.
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I.tat atlz:ad th :bare them retarn acrJu. I mean a Also aD lm roved ilor.rna.r

Protect Your Grapes. We guarantee to do the finest work In the I,i radic cnrL or rALLTKQ I han mace StC1t.NRSSliolife-ioniet\dt.. tint geese of FITS: EPILEPSY I* .I.nrau.FIELD.........YORCF........t'VaiPCit.rt.N.Tsend..... .... .'.

The Ohio Grape Protector Co., of Ironton, State. Northern work and Northern prices. I YUnZlt f1I.T roaleiy!:! to cure the worst cwcs. Because ----
Ohio: have introduced a weatherproofpaper Work sent to cs by express will receive dtrsrs o the fa;ed is no reason for Dot acI recei..m.cacare.
bag, with instantaneous attachment,
'' Sadtono9ffflr tte&ti56aJ a Free Bottle of
attention and be returned short
prompt on
for covering grapes, protects .
and Pest OfBe
from blight birds and insects and prevents notice. 'Country orders aollclted. Write forlaundry 1DJ'Iafa2I ble remedy. Gift Express ? lor Circular. tellisg ,j
mildew and rot Prices very low. Bee their .ilat. 4.2-3m H. G. HOOT, AL C., 183 Pearl St., N. When. toB mv.rI A :.
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How to Sni'av, =

Fruit Trees. Notice of Incorporation. flt9f and That Ptw.m'pa-t o so, x
Recent census statistics show that the (II; ...ri;* Agents Wanted :

raT1or our Insect pests costs the farmers Notice is hereby given that the undersigned if: TjIR SOBMSHFfi.! (CO.!
aad fruit growers of the United States the persons have formed a corporation under the ;.. ,:1
enormous sum of $200,000,000: annually. And general Incorporation lava of the State of Seneca Falls,N. Y.
recent experiments by our leading entorooKoglste Florida.
and horticulturists show that 75 percent The, name of this corporation shall be A. __ -I. is'AI.iJ
of this. loss can be prevented by the Purity Oil Company,"and its principal place --t :Y-. .. t.g
proper use of Insecticides. Valuable Informa- of business in Florida shall) be in Jackson: ). VfSJ.9..
tion on the above subject famished free by ville.Duval county, Florida. It shall also ; .- 1 ;
P. O.Lewis,Cat k1l1, N. Y. Mr. Lewis Is an have ft place of business in New York City, c 49 ....!. ....... 1
extensive manufacturer of spraying outfits New York. :>
Sea his advertisement In another column The general nature cf the business to be o The .JEWETT & DWIGHT I :
and write him for full information. transacted shall be the production, milling, Co.
1. refining, deodorizing, defiavorizing. manu MANUFACTURERSCINCINNATI. Ii
facturing, buying and reins; of vegetable, SHIP If oJJ' PERrCRATEDTAG tptNNoR
[HEW SUBSCRIBERS ONLY.) mineral and animal oils. / .
The amount of the capital stock authorized i RJ"TEn.
U One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars i
y BIG tSloO.000)),divided into Fifteen Hundred.;i,500)) I
Shares of One Hundred Dollars ,itlOQ)eaci., to .... YE
be paid at such times and In su ;amounts HA1'A7E
x as the board: of directors may from time to jl sla STUMP w

Premium Offer time This determine corporation upon.shall commence at the MACHINE: "
Urns of filing a copy of these artiste with the I
Secretary of State of Florida,and the Clerk of I AMSD-EN
the Circuit Court of Duval County, Florida, I ; Workn oa
and shall terminate In ninety nine years I either 5111 i6!! '7

T1UCFLORIDA. therefrom.The business of the company is to be conducted EAST_ COAST POULTRY YARDS. TIMBER> on

: by a president, H board of three i BTU NI lua.ICinalaUraD.
directors,of whom the president shall be one, i"onrteen varieties of land and water fowls.
Ditch Farmer and FruitGrowerFor a eeeretary,and by such ether offlcers as the..:;
board of directors shall from time to time Ov-> Indian Games, Imperial PekinDuekS lnt liist
one year and a'copy ot'lJitner's point or authOrize"l the time at which:tiie HAKES A :
directors shall N at than- Bronze Turkeys. CLEANSWEEP
nual meeting of the company, whkh aiall be
Gardening in Florida held on the third Wednesday of March: In Poultry supplies of all kinds Bend a postal .r&wo Aeft&a'a alUla .A gu,.bry aII4.MTM U.P rstI
,; each Tear' and the president am': secretary card for my new illustrated catalogue and I& !.-e.rT 'IIal u** k .rfl Tb.em a awe (rv
I be ,the Ant jtw will M7 for the lIkeMti& % I!will Ml/Mt
shall elected at board of
& meeting lists .. Dud to Mad for M n"auakcI Cataopt.] dig
JLI.Ii FOE gSM BWhltner'e price 7 a postal .
directors to be held immea-Jtely after said rUM. tormt Md tettimotlfilt. A44r., the Mo..' et.,.... .
annual meeting.. The otiujr officers shall be Eggs ,to Hatc7i. JAMES.MILNE fc SON, :;CtnCe! OMYI, lilA.TAUNTON .
: appointed for such as the board of
Gardening In Florida is a may design;e or authorize. E. W. AM8DEN, Ormond, Fla.
haadaccrselyprinted and bound book'of i iSo Toe highest, amount: of indebtedness or 0 MILITAR.ACADEMY foryoung
i liability to wbtevlhe corporation can at men and beys. For ill'd catalogue,
pages,being A comprehensive treatise any SUu
addre, Staunton ilitarf Academy, -
time subJectJfeielf shall bA hundred and!
oa' tae vegetable and tropic&l products of fifty thoa hd. dollars ($150,000))' exclusive of ORANGE GROVE ETC. ton, Va.'p .

FleHda,by ?rot: J. N. WlUtncr,. A. M., its ap.1t.alltock. ,
This bed !is much sought after for its I Tt.-3 undersigned compose the first board of /IPII FAVORITE SINGER..
Your choice 5 to 18 iiiit
.directors: J. R. PARROTT, acres yonng, bearing. NEW HIGH ARM.
prft tical lafonaation.: ,J T. M. DAY JR., Also,raw land, south- side large deep U"e. StylessshownincutwittsfniIsetattae'Imerts :
$2.OO >nys the book and, oar 3-26-41 H. H. JENII3ON.PEARS : Secure protection Two new ratiroaas Jl to ,self-setting
far tale ..i.9 1H miles. Pure, soft water. Lara file and threading. shuttle.
paper year. that
summer fruit Valuable invention J Too eta get rzw Machine OSI.Y"ofmanafactniers.
Tfete Is certainly a grand offetl' Send FOR PROFIT IN THE SOUTH. have secured United States patent No.426,913 'G" 'PareCaaYaagors -
Ja orders at '*" Canadian. No. 34&e..For fall particulars, 'Commissions of i.. Sea OB
cace. -- .- ILLUSTRATED LIST FREE. call. Rock bottom
.. prices. Honorable hand trial. WirraateO. 6 years.08OrmTSYESEWHW .
: wanted Small family no objection.A. .
GV Jennings Nursery Co., TbomasTllle CALLAHAN MAIIIIE C1.

f 'e Jacksonville, Fla. Gearyjla." ,.. l3-19-1a Melrose,Clay Co.,Isla.x aa1- Wo pay Freight 'PWladMpWs.I'"

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SUPPLIES. W.3eILaJi. If yon suffer with aay form of this terrible

KVEKT ,iORTICULSURAL HIT THE lEST IRRESPECTIVE OF PRICE. loathsome disease and desire to eel cured I <
T aad olfeer* "
= ap promptly, permanently and cheaply, use I
p ea. Oar 'Circular -thsea a11. Salla.
.a"1.a, =also forcer treed a.8pd Turkish Electric Ointment. Immediate re-
I1Wlby s.n'oiroelar FREES flee. _OIIC' lief. Action,cool and soothing. It is the only !
tom,Iete SEED CATALOGUE imWWunL remedy In the woald.and cures the worst cases

'lis4I1NaSTRAWBERRIES.&" STOKES, In existence. Sent by mail on receipt of one I
fe U PaHaflrlifcta,'", II
dollar-no free samples. We mean business.

Don't hesitate,''but remit at once,and address I
plainly TUBKISH PHARMACY LO., Albion .
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f I;'We make the original. Virginia 65,000 Very choice Niagara grape roots. I II

Ventilated Fruit Carriers\' for DIRECT SALES.

TOO nnn Five-bud Niagara I
Strawberries and Tomatoes. If grape for sale cheap Arrestor, P-tcrr AD \"LiTlsLI: Gaownt

you want fancy prices for your Both from old bearing vines,well matured The No.3 Cutaway,4-fen wide at f 1150:cash with
order. Full stock, in warehouse. Send for. circulars.
wood and warranted true to .
name.I E. RUliBARD.. State Azent.
Tomatoes, ship them in a No. Federal Point.Fla.
can locate a few very desirable home
41 or a No. 42 Ventilated Carrier. steads In South Florida. 200,000

,Early Strawberries in a No. 34 C. I. ,PAGE,
1-Zq- A ubnrndale. Polk: Co., Fla. NIAGARA 3-BUD CUTTINGSFOB
or 36 Crate... Catalogues, prices
and samples free on application, PLANT BED CLOTM. BAIJE.
These cutting are all from bearing vines.
Southside Mfg. Co., Cheap Substitute for glass on hot beds, All orders must be Ic by December 1,1890.
NATIONALlYPEWRITERAND cold frames etc. Three) grades, Light, Medium
z Petersburg, Va. 82.50 per S,OOO. Orders ollOOOO.&nd upwards -
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_1.1-&t-____________________ Heavy. ,25 per ctmt. 41soount.i .
i State agent for the sale of NIAGARA
Important} to Meloi Groiers euPPI rna.52g For Florists, Gardeners: To- : and GBVEIT: MOUNTAIN grape vines. ,

bacco Growers etc. HAYNE3, YOUNG A BAILJffr,
West Bay Sir**, Flnueeru of Grape Cult re In South Florida,
PLANT ONLY PURE SEED. r Protects trom frost, promote hardy vigorous _nx4K2 Orlando,Fla.
.AJJ'D01fVXLL1! 1PLOBmA.!" growth. Will not shrink or mildew.
I can supply Melon Growers, with
:1 t; Watermelon Day Line--St. Johns River
pure Stock Seed of all c rd t .

standard'' varieties, my own growth, at ..c..c.CS.. ....z.\otIttall 0_", Except Sunday.STB. .

lowest, market prices.To .....esc c.r.:";."..-.A.0 :=.. a8Qa .ELIZA HANCOCK leaves. Jacksonville,

those purchasing sued of me, I =;Mze foot Main BL,at 2 p.m.for Hlbernia,Magnolia,

will furnish full particulars as t. c.8 ilp1Obti. For sale by leading dry goods houses,seeds Green Cove Spring, PJcclata, Federal Point,
plant- men florists etc. For circulars and samples Orange Mills and Palatka. Leaves Palatka

Ir.g.f rtIUlnrf cultivation,' etc. w. apply, 7 a. m., connects at Green Cove Spring for
Address- ,. .t.-t"1:J-j:;eeo03chEmo c:..:>> NATIONAL WATERPROOF FIBRE CO., Melrose and Santa'8. Arrives Jacksonville

W. M.. GIRARDEAU, '* 27 South St.,New York,N. Y. 12:30,p. m.,assuring early connections fortbe
1-I-tt : North and "'elL E.V.H.POST Gen
MoatlMllo.Fla Agents wanted.: Agt.,
|==..Jlf:: | | Also waterproof covers from /cents per E. W. EBBETTS, On Board
AMI YOU BEE .R IItR.t...".; MAN !r rA -
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I 00 Pages of Pictures and Printing and Prices .,:IIS'C::.s e.iqtt1 B .1. CYCLESRMAN

JENKINS & PARKER, Wetumpka, Ala. .ipiMI ; '
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J. E. POOl
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CURE, -, CO ,aS: 'S....... ..d"'S d .
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Scientifically by an aurist of world-
i ride reputation. Deafness eradicated and -em rJ c i t I!] iizcCO Cincinnati, Ohio. \

nUrety cured,of from 20 to SO years'standing, : ,=c.S..c: g o.! =.2=.1IS. .!O.0:i!

after all other treatments have failed. How ...-- CS?; -Jc t'; lIS a i gG Catalogue Free. Agents Wanted. ; ,i:
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fully explained In ) E o, d ;S'i ,.paRo: .12'
circulars with affidavits
Lw. c a i to df c.'t"CI.. Sl"C DIAMO1 ND "D"d
and te&tlmonlatlor'curestromproml- m .= .! 'i!. oIt = ,
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> r.A-FONTAINE.19 East 14th St., N.T. -... '" m r e.-Q 1c: HardwooRank Ashes
mag= ;gi : l=

Six dart ecrllei than ...'c!sa-t"i i e=::1.1=1:f
anT varitiv t+tf'd' at theAcricuitl oA ". -
Ex. Groundsat O .S"'" i. a. O nova,N.T. Color 'tS 0 .S o..t= c.J. .. JC. J

1 lirious.KreenUh tender tweet white The only and palp de a. tog aab<:..'E-ClP ti-QOM......0.1r..1lE SIOiI wtoo O = And Take the L ead<< Everywhere.

that ranks ant both mpe ra rI1 t! =a t!
a earliness and qnalltj. ,,. ''U.J.w> B33tg9o..ra'v 9 They are obtained from mills mannfactnrli:Dg car and wagon timber,and where no other
hell,vine sealed with fuel la used than the best of hard wood No I our mrlstered trademark -
label. Send for sure so uniform a quality. A Dollar Invested I in Diamond"D" Hardwood Ashes: will buy

i ctreuur.kiviiiM turiiM r "'hewRVanawan more actual, plant food than in any other fertil Liner on the market.RESULTS .
44rHa flTEPHJLN: : CtTlrt CONSUMPTION. :,.\

4 6arret Pleket&Wire Fence,MichlniWaarts I bar a porith remedy for the abore disease;bits
s to the nonfat A txni- tae thoosands of CUM of the wont kind and of long are the outgrowth of experience are lore convincing than mere theory hAW upon
venal favorite. Taevuada otaadiag haft bees cured. Indeed so strong is my faith chemical analysis or a printed formula, hence the ,grower: who rut proven to his own satin
In.uuMMoFreicbtpateL. Agents ia effloaer..that I will send TWO Bonus TaUtdthaYALUABLE faction that pure. unleached hardwood ashes will irake a thrifty; and prodoetlTO grove'01
are report TREATISE this disease to anyaul.who '
In I' big aalea.' Machines iarar wfll send me their Express on and P.O.address. orchard on the lightest soli,and that: ,too,for le sa money than by any thw: means.,..wlll tea
direct Wire etc.from, at factory wholesale to V. JU Slocvm, M. C., 181 Pearl 8U, N. Y. tlfy to the merits of thU brand,for he will at 01 nee[ recognize in them the "strong' < uU''

Farmers where I have DO he ever used. For prices, terms and ott er Licnlars,address, < 1
flit\manufacturer. ., Address C E. DsPUY,

S. H. GARRETT. MANSFIELD. OHIO. tltoekbidee. Michigan

CURE,NO FEE Curtd .A-fi.
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s BEST &
=f 1.1rrert fr. FACTOR a.d.areMIDDL1MEII''BCBOY Atbel' i40e Ea&oa. aD
iuyet'sad od es N.n'" ow. :
? .litH NEW GRAPES rafts gr.e. CEO.8.JOSSIL: .FR OrA.u, .
itey:.. Prrfeec au4 13eIf.Relrttat.. .u.a.- .. nraH1.b.r..'nM..W.rraaw..4 .50.I .
.. Huc1recH In snooesdnl ryeratitr ;.ha VAtt" ....$ S H&a op.a la'l7.. ii.i.. Cab-
atecdtohatcha I ..Gut. '>.&*. A soot 110 Ban Harn.u.,,.,1.I" DESTROYER the =
I INSECT 3<)U&< ,
,Ierttie 1of.1...C"MI awt "
gists U.8.BUGGY AND CART CO., a from
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Carpets. Matt.1gs., Curtains, Window Shades, Hanging Lamps, China and .
Crockery Sets, Tin Toilet Sets, Mirrors, Curtain Poles and Brackets ; :,
Hotels, Boarding Houses Shins, Steamers, Offices and Private Residences Furnished from Top to Bottom. -

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f Jacksonville, Florida. ;

Dealers in and Manufacturers of High Grade Fertilizers. ,

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Orange Tree and Truck Fertilizers. Cotton and Corn Fertilizers. .

All Grades of" Fertilizer Materials on Hand at Lowest Market 3Prices.- ;.

'.'We'manufacture .our own goods at South Jacksonville. Our fertilizers are made from the best materials! ;

We} have recently purchased, the factory and good will of the South Florida Fertilizer Co., at Orlando,':Fla.J. .

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exterminate the caterpillar and all other insects that
,[feed on and destroy the young vegetables and plants. Vegetable
and truck growers should investigate the merits of this
hQ7 y wonderful preparation.For .
I ) general information,prices, circulars,etc., address,
:Box 216. Jacksonville,,Fla.
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I FERTILIZERSARE Coal Grain Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc ":
Hay lints ;
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i of Stanton,Fla.,lays: "I am cultivating nearly 300 acres of orange and lemon trees and a nursery
the largest in the State,and I have experimented with and tested all the high-grade fertilizers PRICE. LIST OF WHISKEY. -
I: offered for sale in the State,and I find yours more satisfactory than any. others I hare used." Sendlerourbe&1ItU'uUy Parker___________$1.76 J. Jrrtla liye.$3 00Orana J
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illustrated pamphlet. _kprinValley valley_........?....._..._ .5O 2.00 I cnf.GUrbon: ___*_.__._ 4.0O3.0O
BRADLEY FERTILIZER CO, 27 Kilby St., Boston, {AUGUSTA:GA: Clifton North Car Club'ina-......Corn.......................MMMM.._..__2._6O I Kentucky Old 5.00
flontrose Velvet.....____. ..$0.00. a
Established 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery Jigs extra: 1 gallon 25c., 2 gallon 50c, 3 gallon 75c. Hem by post office
1856. money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship dry towns
ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS.FRUITLAND .A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine list, sent free on application.

John Clark Son &' Oor,.,.
Augusta, Georgia :

f "We offbr tor Pall and winter delivery an immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental tree,
'BMM,Palms,eta RUed U Florida. All the new Peaches lately originated In Florida.
Ate. a superb Hock of Evergreens,Camellias,Greenhouse plants,etc. G. L. TABER, Proprietor, Glen St. Mary Fla.
Oar pxodaete Bare been tested in Florida for thirty-three years pact. Catalogues free.
Ne AgeatE. Address... .250,000 Trees, 200 Varieties. All home grown. It will pay you to
P.. J.. BRRGKMANS, write to us before purchasing elsewhere. Send for catalogue and price.:list,
a Augusta Ga. ipecial. prices on large lots. ,'. ., 0
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53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Phila

New York, Charleston and Florida Lines. delphia, and between Boston and Savannah 65 to 70 hours. i


The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointedto Ocean Steamship Company :

sail as follows. :: .
From flaw York; From Jackaonvtlle,
(PIer29L.1). "_ 8TEAMEB, Florlda. .. (Central or 90 Meridian. Time) .. .

Friday, Yare 27th. at 8 P. x. ...ALGONQUIN'. Thursday'. Apr. 2d, at 10:30: A.M. Po.sso.tsC Re.-tCiJ :
Monday Mar. .30th. at 8 P.M..."OHEROKEE".. Sunday, Apr. 5th. at l:80P.x. ..
Wednesday, Apr. 1st, at 8 ....YEMASSEE" ..Tuesday, Apr. 7th; at 2:30 P. J(.
Between Jacksonville and New York 1st das S25. Intermediate Ezcnision$13.50
Friday Apr. 3d, at 8 P."SEMINOLE"...Thursday, Apr. 9th, at 4:30A.x. : *, ; ,819.00;
Monday. Apr. 6th, at 1 P.x..."IROQUOIS" Sunday Apr. 12th, a1. 7:00 A. )(. Steerage.t12.5G :
Wednesday,Apr. 8t.h, atlp..x..ALGONQUIN". Tuesday Apr. 14th. at 8.00A.x. Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin 127.00:Intermediate,121.00; Excun lon.$47.30; Steerage:
Friday. Apr. at 8 P.x. .CHEROKEE. '. Thunda7. Apr. at 10:00'A.: )() K.j Company
13th 19th THE: Magulflcent Steamships of this ore appointed t?sail M follows t
Monday,,. Apr. at8p.x."YEMASSEE".8unday.. Apr. at l:30p.K.
Wedn .ay.Apr. 15th. 'atSp.X-.SEMINOLE".Taesday, Apr. 21st! at 2.30 p.x. FROM SAVANNAH TO :KEW YOBS.
Friday Apr. 17th. at 8 P.x. .."IROQUOIS" Thursday, Apr. 23d. at 4OOA.x.
Mon 7Apr.. .20th.' at8 P.JrL .'.ALGONQUIN" Sunday, Apr. 26th. at 5:00 A.)(. Central or 900 Meridian Time.]
F Wednesday,Apr. 22d,. at I P.JrL I."OHEROKEE".. Tuesday Apr. 2th. at 7:00A. x. CHATTAHOOCHEE Capt.Daggett-..............__.........Wednesday. Apr 1- 10CO a In
Friday Apr: 24th, atlp.x..YEMABSEE".Thunday. Apr. 80th, at 9:00A..K. NACOOCHEE.Oapt. Smltn..................... ............'.....,......Friday, M 3- 1 Qi p m
Monday Apr. 27th- at I P..SEMINOLE". Sunday May 3d. at 12 Noon.Wednelaa7 CITY OF BIRMINGHAM Capt.Burg.......... .........o. .... .. Saturday, 42.00 p m
i ,Apr 20th, atl P.M..i..:IROQUOIS"... Tuesday, May 5th. at 2 P. x. CITY OF AUGUSTA, CApt.Cat.hartne.......... ..................Monday.TAIiLAHASSEE. .. 8- 4.oop m
Capt. Fisher...___._ ..............Wednesday, 8- 539pm
KANSAS CITY Capt. .............__ ....... .... .F*-!:.J', u a mCHATTAHOOCIIEE.
Johns River Line.For Kemptton..N. ...... ................. .."Saturday" II 117.00 p m
,: St. NACOOCHEE Capt.Smith..... ........................... ,.....Monday, 13- >*>.00 am
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM,Capt.Bnrz..... .................. -.Wedne-lay, 15- 11.00 a in
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt.Catherine....*....___... ...........Friday, u 17- 1.00( p m
Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on the St. TALLAHASSEE.Capt. Fisher............_................_....Saturday, 18-> 200 pm
: KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton ......... ............ ........ Moc4ay, 2)-* &&1 p TP\
Johns River. OHATTAHOOCHEECapt. Daggett..... ................ .....W dnesdRy. MNACOOCHEE 22- 4SQ p ta
Capt Smith.. .._.-_ ....__...._.........Friday.! '* 245&Oa m '.
i CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg_............ .......Saturday, :z\- tOOp IJ1
The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel e CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt Catharine .................. :...........J.onday.II W- 7.00 p m
"'c4F: : TAChSO T ;' : : LL'E: :'" TALLAHASSEE Capt.Fisher........,........... ..........Wednesday: u 29- 9.03 a 3n
{ ..... Capt. W. A. SHAW FOB BOSTON.

{ CITY OF MACON, Capt. Lewis...._.........._..................Thursday, 211.30 am'.
FRE: : CEe.A.e: GATE CITY Capt.DOane................... .......,.............Thursday, Apr.9- 600 pea
.' CITY OF MACON, Capt. Lewis..N..w.?.,......Thursday, ia- 12.COm
f Capt. T. W. LUND Jr. GATE CITY,Capt. Doane.. ..._._...._........ ..............Thurjdny 23- +.OO pIn
Are appointed. to sail' from Jacksonville,dally except Saturday, at 8:30 p.m,and from CITY OF MACON Capt. Lewis. _.-.. .....,... ...... ...,...Thursday, "'00- 10.W am
/'c; Sanford,dally except Sunday,at 9 a.m T .
:; .,. ..wt FOB gTTJA'nTC7.PgTAf.This
SOUTHBOUND.- SCHEDULE. NORTHBOUND.Read ( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers)

Down. Read Up.Leave DESSOUG Capt. Asklns........._ ............. ....................
8:30p. x................... .........Jacksonville ...h....:.............Arrive 11:45: p. x. DE8SOUG,Capt.Asking ..........?.. ......_..... ._ Sunday, ,pr.6201 P m
*. 8.00 p. x.........:....................PaUtka .......... ..............Leave.. 7:00 p. x. DESSOUG Capt.Asking ...... ......-___... ........ ........Wednesday....Saturday, as- 5.00p) a ID ra
,: l:30A x...::...... 2:00 P. x.
. 2:45 A.x............................ St. Francis ........................ 12:45 p. x. THESE PALACE STEAMERS
u 6.-OOA.K.............................:..Beresford .......................... 11:45A. x.M .
i 0A.x............................ Blue Springs ... .................... If 11:00 A. x, Connecting with the Savannah,Florida and Western -
Arrive 8OOA.M........................... ..Sanford.. ...................... 9OOA. x. to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages Railway(Waycrww Short Line)omit
*4 9:15A.X. ......................:'...Enterprise.......... .............. 9:80 A. x. Through Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points equalled North by no,East other and lice.Norihwfet
Also Steamer EYXEGLAOK(freight only) from Jacksonville for Sanford Mondays and via Savannah. For Information and rooms apply] to
Thursdays at 6 P. x.. Returning,leave Sanford Wednesdays and Saturdays at i A.x. J. P. BECKWITH, General Agent, H B. CHRISTIAN,SoUettinz.
71 Went Bay Street,Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street.7 'tionvhl*.
General .Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay Street. B. L.W WALKER Agent C. G. ANDKB8ON. Aeeat
F. la. IRON MOW GEK, Jr., Fla.Pass.Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville Fla. New Pier No.85, er,New ARD City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga
Agents Lewis' Wharf/ rton.
W. F. OOI>EN FAT Passenger:Agent,83 West Bay St.. ,Jacksonville, Fla. : W. L. JAMES Agent,13 8.Third Street,Philadelphia.J. .
J. O. PELOT, Frt. Agt.,on wharf,foot Hogan St.,Jacksonville Fla. I IJ D. HASHAGEN J Eastern Agent. Sav.. Fla.& Western Ry.Ca 251 Broadway,N.Y.
Hl\ L. HO WARD'Fla. Fit. Agent, toot Laura St.,Jacksonville, Fla. G. M. SORREL Gen Manager. w E ARNOLD,Gen.Trav.AgV,Jaouonvti :,>>
For Tickets apply to 8.F.&W. Railway office.; '
J. A. LESLIE Supt., foot Laura St.,Jacksonville Fla. ; ,
MARSHAL H. CLYDE, Asst.Trafflc Manager Bowling Green New York. ESTA.BLISHED{ 1876 .".c..' .,
THEO. G. EGEB,Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green,N.Y. '

:WM. P. CLYDE &' CO., Genl Agents, ]

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Williams & Clark Fertilizer Co.

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers



Branch Office,. No. 7,29 Reynolds St., Augusta; Ga -

DUNCAN Florida
C. D. Salesman. .

""" Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran.Wheat Grits Meal
Americus Orange Tree Fertilizer,
V Bright and Dark.
Afceficus Orange Tree, 2, ,

V Americus Ammoniated Bone Superphosphate) I

t a Ainericus Pure Bone Meal. Americus Bone ana Potash, STATE AGENT FOB PURE GROUND BONE,
J. E. A Co.'sStar .
; Tygert j
'Americus Strawberry Fertilizer, NITRATE SODA,

Americus Sutohate of Potash Brand Fertilizers

Comprising a.. .. .
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I .KxrKRKfCBa: 0. F.Winton Mandarin, J'b.J.Dr. H.'Knight. Bellevlew,Fla.] M.B.WHaon F ilAINIT, Bra,
Clermont,Fla.; M.P.Godfrey Mlnneola, ,11... .
; Addr all oorneepon ceto WILLIAMS* CLARK FERTILIZER Ce.Augusta ., These Fertilizers have no superior In the market and a trial will convince.
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nuts for seed. Also, pecan of the great and good GRIPES, PEARS, and Subtropical. AVOCADO PEARS
ready for the grove Strawberry LOQUATS, OLIVES GUAVAS,
ORIENTALPLUMSAND Lirge&ockl! (C MeaTariifies! True.miDgl ANON AS.,
"Large Paper-shell pecans GRAPES Liberal Dealing! ROSES,NERIU8, .
Pecan not, fl per pound; one valuable catalogue of tried ETC., ETC .,. .
keel,II each. free. Address, VALBICO,HILLS BOROUGH CO.,FLA.
W R STUART' MUNBON. Denison,Texas. .LIMES. Send for Catalogue. PALM -
3-26-2t V Ocean Sprlaft, this paper. 1141 i .

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.. Blood, Bone and Potash, Canada Hardwood Ashes;_, .., :,

Ohicao-o Bone Meal, Sulphate .of Potash,: &. (".

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orange: Tree Ppod, Yeu.n.g: Trees. ,

) 'Veget 'ble Grower.

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); ,::6 Southern Offices and Warehouses, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
W. H. MACOMBKR, General Sales agent, Bostiriek Building
fI Our Fertilizers have siren Universal Saturation the put f! &.8011. Send tor Catalogue. ,
r A Special; Complete Manure. giving prices,and testimonials from some of the. lending growers. ;

w For Orange Trees, Young and Old, Fruit Trees, and Small Fruits. AGRICULTURAL McINTOSH TOWN Marion OF' County Florita. 1

.. Producing a Healthy. Vigorous Growth and Bright, FirmFruit I ,
: ... That Holds on Until it is Picked. I Located on Orange,Lake, the home,of the native orange. Rich high hammock lands, '
rising eeventy-flve feet above the lake level. Flourishing: orange groves. Prominent vegetable 1
"FEED THE PLANT, AND shipping point. Well watered.+i. Natural drainage. Railroad, telegraph,
OUR MAXIM I and school facilities. Universally pronounced one of the very best locations In the State.
An Inspection will satisfy the most critical.. Inquiries may be addressed to

.( Scientific reeearcb,verified by practical experiment, have enabled us to determine the S. H. GA1TSKILL,
most suitable form of plant fcod-to produce. not only sweet fruit, (the most salable),but also r

aealtby_ We claim ood.that our ORANGE GROWER returns to the soil In suitable form. and in proper S .A. V :Ey 0 Lr B. :L\lI: OUNTETSr
time those constituents which fruits abstract,and will rive larger yield,by
a vigorous condition of the entire plant: Our ORANGE GROWXR supplies the require ,
elements of plant food and In suitable foims. "CULTURATOR""VEGETATOR" 4
has proven that Potash is best adapted to the orange tree,and our ORANGE By burin! Millor 8 LiDDincott l ll & CO'S tU }
GROWI R contantalns tbe largest amount,principally in the form of sulphate. The Bone ,
used is more quickly available than the raw bone, being carefully dissolved, hence more
readily taken by the roots of the tree. Many failures are recorded with the bone,and we are Complete Fertilizers for Vegetables and Fruit Tree.. Analysis and prices upon appH- aUon. '<
led to believe that the soil of F.'orida-has/not; / the power to dissolve bone and make plant BAKER BROS. State Aftats.
feed of it,which heavier soil possesses. We have- aimed to put it in the right form to yield GEO. W. BAKER'S ROTTED BONE,MANURE, Decomposed with i. Pouuia.ji6, per
up its plant food gradually through the season. ton delivered. Guaranteed Analysis Send for Catalogue and samples. j.-;
It II an unquestionable: fact;admitted by all that the growth of an orange tree is the BAKER BBO .,Special Agents, Palm Spring, Fla.
labor of many years and we can not afford to wait a whole season for the bone to be rendered
loluble.: On the other aand.the trees should not be forced by stimulants,like fish,guano, LOW PBICIS: ON TOBACCO STEMS I2T CAB LOTSJOIN :',
it cottonseed meal,which,being ilch in ammonia,are consequently too forcing. Experience
x has further demonstrated the wlFdcm frequent applications of fertilizers,especially on THE
lighter lands ray two or three times a year,in January,February or:March and in June and
July. It should be scattered broadcast around the.trees,a little.way from the trunk,and as HC>1\lE: ] V $TL\lEJNT: :
far out as the ranches extend and should be worked lightly in the soil. About one-half .
pound should be applied:' to young trees when first set out,working thoroughly into the soil,
that it.may not come in contact with the tender roots. Another half-pound should be scattered *
,. around the tree after it Is set out,on the surface,and raked In. Building and Loan Association '
Older s6hou1d be treated as follows: Two pounds for second year,three pounds for ,
third year' ,increasing' the quantity pound a year entll the tree is ten years old. A full
bearing grove should have from 1,200: to 2.000, pounds per acre. '
Send for pamphlet and pricer,and all other Information to And Own. a Home. u.i
Ai,.M. BOND General Agent, I "".
B.OWKER.FERTILIZER CO. Jacksonville Fla. The terms of this Association have:::ever been equalled In Florida. It'offers'terms that
.' should enable every man to,instead of,paying rent to a landlord, have same. sum pay for
few It offers best terms to ..
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Write,for particulars,to the above named Association +
Milwaukee-Florida Co. ::'
Orange .
5 Everett ,Block, Jacksonville, Fla. (

Keleeted strains of Choicest Varieties c,f Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.

Budding-Wood for sale at all times.
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$.Oer.., stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE. For IIiAIE 44 !

Catalogue_and Pzice-List,address, uuu '
A. L. DUNCAN, Manager Dunedin Fla.
: Pissed In Southern homes cinoe l* -Tir ay read
PIANOS. nccee fut $Is Mill tOR Dollars
.. and yearly bu"t"---.e&1rl Because Country
flooded lastramast. b $ I

and Gardeners. Tone,Touch,Workmanship d IDmKlity) WE DON'T sod the''pobHolu SELL*foandfeat THAT that KINDOar k

For the past twenty.two.years we have improved the"Pride of America" Baltimore,22 and 24 East Baltimore Street. Instruments lead the. world. Oar Price.LESS
than factories. Term. Earfert. Matbod Fainrt.
Corn. It is the mo prolific, prettiest and best corn in the world. It is very: New Washington York:, 148, 817 Fifth Market Ave.Bpau.Em Write Inducement for Free, greatest Catalogue, and and we Circular par explaining freight.

early and pure white. Makes a third more per acre on same land than if folly-all in plain print. Easy to boy from u.LUDDEN&BATES.

planted in any other: seed. We have often shelled a pound of 'corn from a THE SELF-RESTORER

.single.ear, and,have many times made sixty to eighty bushels per acre on land

that will produce three fourths of a bale of cotton, and over one hundred r to erery man,young,middle-aged* SAVANNAH, OA.FOJONLYI.
land is rich.. The this and old;postage pud Address t
k bushels where Department of Agriculture declares ,to ?at.331 Columbus Arfc.Borfon.Maaa. !I
; be the best com in the United States and having no equal. Why plant poor :

deed, work hard and make'about half what you should? Don't miss this chance !

if. of getting the best corn'grown. Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.- SCHOOLFitiinar ar Wfr orFAIlJnw XAJOEOOPl i

PRICE: Sample packet, I5c.; j lb., 3oc.: i lb., 500.; 4 Ibs., $1.50, eahass aad of JrDvawl Bod7 ad] i '

I; post paid. $ peck, $1.75 ; i peck, $2.25; j bushel, $4; i bushel, $6;.over Chartered young by the men Legislature for the attire of Virginia dutIes of life.and s....aA or 8..a.rM.>Bsce IJn t..01'.1U'f9 Y.'

I'::. one bushel, $S per bus el., Don't send! stamps. Address at'once, endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce,Council, .I'WUK arrshHt;;; .111 g nea. YlWt It_.PJtftor8O_ M a da r...
and prominent citizens of the city where located. ......, eua. renlp c.a&rtee.: w..toe ....
PRIDE .OF AMERICA SEED CORN CO., Fruitland, Fla. For catalogue circulars and testimonials,address Jtie aM .. ( i"... .
I.'M'_. t11.:.t :." Y.GfDUWSXIORE,President,Staunton,Va. Mt& LL.w.,.uFFALO,...y,
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