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 9, 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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DACOSTA Proprietor& POWERS* Jacksonville, Fla, Thursday, April 9, 18M Whole No. 1158.fe y I. Ill SEJUZllw-, He. 1 ,

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FOR: SALE. ''* CONTENTS..s.. 166 READ ST., NEW YORJCi<. #;i '
One aid one-half miles from Peru Fla.,one- '
GROVE AHt> OacJ RD-InIect Pests on Indian River; What snail we Ag With. .the Big Fruits, SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY. ,
half mile from Alafla river. 110 bearing trees Oranges,Lemons, Pineapples, and all oQeIt,
Inflrst-ctess condition ,15 to 18 years-'o1I. Orange Culture-Wants Information j Letter from Japan; ,. ,.233 Fruits and early truck, also, dried fruity,

Good water, healthy,locality. Tract containing Those Big Pears; Notes from Louisiana; The Pineapple as a Pot Plant; The English Walnut; nuts All furs ccnelznments;etc. promptly remitted for.

TO acres. Address. P. M., Peru, Fla. The Old Spanish Peaches; .. 284 Stand and market reports furnished free #, i
Preferences: UraJjtreeta and establlabe
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: Refused$1,250)an Acre; How Plants Resist Cold; . . Vt r. 2S3v 1 merchants baulks otthG South .. '!"" 'r--"
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BLAKE AGENTS. ; Price Current of the State Alliance' Exchange. ; '. /'. ., . te5 B. MAXFIELD & CO., ,, ...
FLORIDA. FRUIT EXCHANGE,' FARMER Arm TRUCKER Valuable- Native Grass; A Batch of Queries; i .. ...-, 284 1 I 75 77 FA! K PLACE, 11W'YORL '-

v The Master Strawberry; "The Apple-Sauce Plant;" ',., ..: ., ;** 287 I Receivers of Florida Oranfta,Lesions,0r .?6 -,: i
57 CHATHAM ST., 'BOSTON.. Fruit and Tsagerlnea. '+ .
Prtoe JL Catalogues of weekly sales furnished POCLTBY AND AniBT-Fllthlness of the Dunghill Chicken; A : A.sociationAdvocated; /'. 281 I STBICCT.T FA: GT Fsorr, BOTH nr QUALITY.,
on application. SCorrORtu/-Notes j An"April 1o-ool"FroIt; Against Air.Parker Earle; Grower rs.Railroad'; S83 S Steneliahrtis-- < Reference-Oiatbasa: National Bank,''
' w G.W,B LH 'J. H.BABJTETP Markets for Florlda-Prodnce; Questions and Replies; . < . .,t >2SS J& .A. Harrlb*CUr...,.Fla. ,;i ',
T.8TA8L>si DID -. "' Prompt *on all consignments. "
OAKOCS AND LAWK JaoiAlca Sorrel Again; The Medlar; Some Troublesome Florida Weeds; 23)) .

BROS., Ova RURAL HOME-To a Friend; Our Saloon Graveyard' ; Bananas for the Table; The Treat ,
AGENTS ', ment of Dandruff; An Orange Breakfast; Pineapple with Currant Jelly; ,.. .231! '
TIm F.utJID8AU.1A.'C'CE-Notlce; Notes; Don't Fool with the Doctor; Truck Farming; K pout Agents for Georgia, Carolina and Mlwonrlmeloof.

Wbeksth Geomissiea,, Fruits ana ,gttablei.' of Debt; Tax Reform|, . 232 In Bananas. SOO and cars Florida received Oranges.yearly. Coailjn-Leaders
Prompt. refers SteaeHs on appUcaMoB. menta solicited. Quickest and beat return
159 Bough Water street;Chlcato The Farmer Feedeth All; Contraction;The Farmers'Alliance In Alachna Oount7l.; 293 References: Whole fruit trade Hasoalo k

Bank and Co. Exchange Kank.
BEACH & SON. Pittsburgh, Pa.,026 to 054 Liberty avenue. *.b
A J. New- York, N. y", 8S Fart; Place and 218
a NURSERYMEN, PROF. N. A. PRATT, Consulting Chemist and Mining Enginssr.Q. Washington street.Philadelphia .
Assistant Pa. Jas. Santa 11 and IS '
L. PRATT Chemist ,
IF PALATKA, FLA. Does street.

Trees and Plants of all]kinds suited to this Geological, Mining and Chemical Bureau. ESTABLISHED 1373.'; I

climate. Camphor trees a specialty Also

Chemical Analysis in all its Branches., Geological, Mining and For the sale of Oranges,LemonaandB&nan&r./!

HOBSON & CO. Technical Advice. Phosphates and Fertilizers a Specialty. 66 CLEVELAND
j.j.F. No.268 South Front Street, Ample storage and refrigerate. Correspondent -"
/ PHILADELPHIA. solicited. Stencil furnished.Befennces .-
.j -MeicantUa National Bank:1 Wm. Edwards .
COMMISSION MERCHANTS. ODORLESS BUG-KILLER. ft Co. Wholesale Orooen,;;, ; C..ide.droll;*Ox, i
Wholesale hoots and Shoes: Bradstreeta' and B.O.
', Southern Fruits and Vegetables Specialties. Dun A Co.'s. Mercantile Agen lee; "Ohio Farmer,iCeveland.
H. President Farmers :a*,
;D.J.Bldgeljr Gumming; ,President Smyrna Kills Melon Bugs, Cucumber Bugs Tomato Bugs and Worms, Potato Bugs, CabbageWorms
' I Florida Fertilizer Co., Galnes- Cut Worms Rose; ; Bugs and aj1 other Bugs, Lice, etc., destructlte to vegetables, '
It Stokes, Seed Merchannts 219 plan's and Ihrubbery.'F boxes,25 cents each, F. O.B. ,. AH! YOU BEE: 1
ket 8tM Pailadelphla: Col. J. De V. Hazzard.I MANIt
I laMi* Fla.;Maj.John Mnlllns Norfolk Va;ProduceyStnal H. G. HASTINGS;; ft CO., Interlachen, Fla., } ,
. Bank. PhUadel aT **
Seedsmen and Florists. State Agents. : A Postal Will Get You
gfaneJU farnbhed when requested. Returns made .. '*
\ ea day of sale. '__ '. .

FALL AND WINTER SEASON 1890 AND 188LK. Bee Keeping in Dixie.. tj
," W .,T. PAINE. J. OVZBTOJT PAINS 60(j Pages of Pictures and Printing and Prices. .;'-
JENKINS A PARKER, Wetnmpka, Ala.
No.986 Liberty ve., '
Commission Merchants, Dealers In Foreign I "

aad Domestic Fruits. Oranges- in oar lots a JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.Office Day Line.-St..Johns River. ..
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& and correspondence solicited 50 West Bay Street, Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus of the F. C.t P.-R. R., Elcept Sunday. .. ff>
Reference,German National Bank. St.Johns> River, East Jacksonville. ,
-. STE. ELIZA HANCOCK leaves Jacksonville, v!

foot Main 81,at 2 p.m.for Hlbernls,Magnolia,

L W SHERMAN. :. &. CO., Manufacturers of Commercial Fertilizers.Wholesale Green Cove Spring, Plcolata, Federal Point, r

; % .. BOSTON, Orange Mills; and Palatka. Leaves Palatka

RECEIVERS FLORIDA: FRUITS. dealers In and Importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals. 7 a.m., connects at Green Cove Spring for .

( Betereneedr Dr. Henry Foster,Oviedo,Fla.' Send us your name and we will mall yon from' time to'tlme:much general Information Melrose and Santa Fe.Arrives at Jack soavllle
Cast B F Whiter, Fort Reed, Fla.) First regarding successful orange and vegetable culture In Florida. .12:30,p m.,assuring early connections rUle
. Natte&al Bank Sanford J 'Fla.L S. P. 811&11, North and West. E.V.H. POST,Gea.Agt, ,
Fto. J. W Roberts
, ; ; ;; Orange
eLake., Dr. L. L. Newsom Crescent City, r E. W, EBBXTTTS, On Board
( '> i_ National Rank, Boston; H. The Finest Recommendation to be Obtained in the Stat e.-Florida Experiment Station. Jas.P 100 W. Bay St.
;4aanH- 4;Co.- Bostoa.' t DePass, Director. '

LAJCX: CITY,FLA.Oct.29,l88O. Very choice Niagara grape roots.
. MESSRS. E.T. PAINK:A; Boy. Dear Sirs-I have used your"Orange Tree Food" on my 65,000
Free Flowers To Introduce thisbright grove for two yeara and my trees are growing very finely.! It Is an excellent ferWfzer and I

16.pag, handsome illustratedaaoatbly can recommend' mott highly.- Yours truly, JAS. Tnn,nnn wipe for cuttings sale cieap.of Niagara.

,pries W cents per year,Into t.behome .r _TAMPA FLA.,Oct. 2D,1890.
, of everyone who loves flowers,who has <" KB8 B8.E..T. PAIN St Son. Gentlemen am so far satisfied with the results obtainedby Both from old bearing ,vines,well matured
: .. des,or who keeps poultry, we offer a tree the use of your "Orange Food" Fertilizer, of which I used over 60 ton.the past season. wood and warranted true to name.
meats total Mfeeehption' and a packet of My fruit is very firm and heavy. Five yearn eonUnuoUA use of thus brand shows that it pro- I ,can locate a few'' very desirable homesteads .
mixed>ewer seeds,over. 880 kinds,for only 10 daces a thin touch-skinned fruit which carries to market under average conddUona In excellent In South
. .. Not -bad order" did I receive the past season. The wood growth Florida.C.
r****IB.....p*" shape. one report .
.; WESTERN GARDEN, obtained by the use of your fertilizer Is not as great as by some others, but. HXAX.THY and L PAGE, -
Yours truly,. J. H. WATBOUS. .
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': Ins'ect'Has no Caustic Soda, Saltpeter, Potash orit..

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

I is a sovereign remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free" from all substances y

; of? a caustic, corrosive or poisonous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the per on, and applied

t" to the trees, at any stage of growth without in ury.

I' This insecticide, has been used by some of the the largest orange growers in the State during the

f' past year, and has given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application. .


.r For Red. Spider and Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent. on application.. .
: ,',. PRICE, 20 CENTS PER GALLON -,.. :

In barrels and half'barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered. ,-' '.

Manufactured by McM-ASTER & MILLER :
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--The P1or1da D1 p .totL1ra8: -

With the Magnificent Connections.

The J;[ Great Fast Express Freight System, of the South.'

.-; The attention.of shippers ii directed to the Plant S. 8. Line between Havana,Key West and Tampa,and south Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford,S.,F.A
eeaJ&CklOnT1l1e.Gainesville,Bainbridge, River Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line-between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New
York and Merchant and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all points In Florida and all
.'" points North and Northwest.- : Be oelven and Shippers will profit by'the following unparalleled connections:
.'tIi Double dally fast'freight service,for,all'polnta West via Albany,Jesup, Bainbridge and Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Bainbridge,
JackDaily ;

i aad Coast points, including,New York,Boston. Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Four by the of the Ocean Steamship
New River Wednesday
c j Friday nd
*vt .Pro11de oe.' New York( Pier 35,North )direct for Savannah Monday, ,
> FOOT connections a week for New York Tla Ocean Steamship Company,leaving SavannahMondays. Saturday.
Wednesdays,'Fridays Batnrdays.. The" Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston AJrll2tJ s:
jr5rooonnectlona a week for Baltimore via Merchants' and 1l1nera'Transportation Com 16,2.and 80 for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with]fastgany
" ,leav-ing Savannah every W Wednesday and Saturday. freight trains for all points In Florida.
; CeoneettOBs for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia Mar. 10, 20 and 30,
API 11 2.818,28 and 30. every five days from regular tailing day via New York Savannah.
,, '9-\, nnee lonslr Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and
Savannah April 5,16 and 25. Friday, making close connection with 8.,F.A W.Ry.for all point In Florida.
Balling days for Steamships are subject change: without notice. 4 .
Th.Florida Dispatch Line U the quickest and best freight route from all polnta North,East and West to Florida. For full particular,rates,stencils-and shipping receipt apply to
I, M.7..ta ot the above lines,onto WM.P.HARDEE,GenT' Freight Agent,SavannahUa.
I C: '(1 I).OWENS Tra1Ilo Manager,Savannah,Ga. F.B. PAPY,Aut.Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W.M.DAVIDSON, Oen'1 Trame Agent, Jacksonville,Fla.
l J.A.SP IrraWOOD,.Trav.Agt.,GalnesvUle/Fla.: J.P.JoRDAN Trav.Agent,Qulncy. J.E.DBAYTON,Trav. Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.STXPHBJCS,Agent,Jacksonville.

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.. Made Expressly for the FRUIT AND TRUCK GROWERS OF FLORIDA, < .4
Offer for sale for Immediate
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I I': I* B., Darling: F rliJier Cempaay, FawlHcket, JR. I.Seuhern A FINE STOCK OF ORANGE AND LEMON TREES:

Offices and Warehouse,.JACKSONVILLE, FLA. One ana two year'_buds;choicest varieties,all grown on pine land.
r W. H. KACOMBEB, General Sales Agent, Bostwick Building.! -', My Nnrserlei were entirely uninjured by the March freeze. Plant now daring. the rainy
season. Write t< y.
Oar FertiMers have given Universal SaWifecUon the past aeason. Sent) tur Catalogue, "
etvlilJr f prkfts' ,and testimonial from. some_of. the leading growers. ,'" .. :G..>H.NORTONT" <,':'
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\ $$.00 PER YEAR] JACKSONVILLE APRIL 9, 1891. [.,$2.00.. PER YEAR# .

OlfcltSlJd.I I Second, as to mosquitoes. Theyare and a half or two inches larger and I now is the time to prepare for another .
roc" and only a: nuisance in the low, rich to contain instead of 96-112 and year. I should state that so far :the
uncleared portions of our land and 112-126-126-140. The transpor- bloom has stayed on remarkably well, .
Insect Pests on Indian River. rapidly disappear as it is improved. tation companies will agree to this, as but few have fallen compared with
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower.; On other parts I find them no worse they know that they must do so or neighboring groves.. ..
Having always found your:descriptive than in Michigan. Neither myselfnor else lose the carrying, or knowingly, Second, I would like to know how
? and instructive :articles: entertain- family have become "indifferent to willingly rob us. The Interstate Commission pears and peaches will ,thrive onland
these pests," in fact, cannot sleep or will pass favorably on this like mine. Plums (Kelsey and Botan) :tit
ing and profitable, I was pleased on be comfortable where their buzz is proposition. I Jhink that a box of grow well here and bloom in profu-

opening. your .issue of the 19th inst heard; still we use no bars, and spend 140 or 146 oranges of 126 size would sion but do not stick. At least suchis

.:to seethe first page' headed "The In- nearly every summer evening on our sell for 25 cents more than 140, or my experience and observation, and '
.dian River Country; knoinng that veranda, without having or ,requiringany 146 of the old standard size, or as I have made diligent inquiries the
well old standard. In this friends of the The is
protection except our splendidocean as 150 Kelsey. plum
: our delightful country has only to be
breeze. way we may find the large sizes to be a good one, but persimmons seem to
:known to be appreciated, and: feelingsure I located here after going carefullyover the most popular. We can't stand the pay better; and peaches, what few

your pen was one which: could do most of our State, and when do- "racket" we have faced this season trees I see, are full but don't appearto

., it justice.. .. ing so sometimes heard wonderful stories again if a little bit of "get up and grow well (I mean the tree). The
But alas! those first three paragraphs of "Indian River insects," which dust" will save us. peaches look extra good so far.I .
seemed to be all the exception which WM. P. NEELD. am a Northern' min but have pur-
soon'dissipated all pleasure could be taken to this country. My chased a small piece of the soil of
My belief that you, like! myself, experience as related above truthfully Orange Culture-Wants Informa- sunny Florida, on the south side and '

have the interest and' welfare of our describes how I have found it. During tion. adjoining the St. Johns 'river. 'take :
.State' ,at heart,. and that you would your next visit would be pleasedto Editor farmer and Fruit Grower: the FARMER AND FR.urr-GROwER and
with What shall we do to secure a future wish make few mistakes lit
portion have you spend a night me to as as possible -
not knowingly disparage any
.' and test our "great obstacles" and crop? To begin with, we have a nice and write this to elicit in for ma. my reason for'writing. of trees from
.. "peculiar drawbacks. appearing grove orange tion. DR. JOHN W. DEAVER.
If the paragraphs referred to are JAMES HOLMES. twelve to fifteen years in grove form. Verona, Fla M
is be Trees nice and health/ in The seedling does that way. It is
'correct, our 'country one to Cocoa, Fla. appearance.
Now first what have we done? tolerably good property for the son,
settlers We hope Mr. Holmes will write ,
avoided/ by intending -even
but for the father. Its
not patchy
We took charge of the last fall.
his grove ,
.' although our. oranges bring ,dollar fully experience. habit of continues
In the summer cowpeas had been bearing many years,
per box, more than those grown in planted; we simply let them alone. and even after it comes of age: it has of the State, ,and our'pineapple -, What Shall we do With the Big And let the grove alone till in January.We its off years. Will our readers please ,
almost .fab"ulous then sprayed the trees with "Thrip advise this correspondent? fe""
are reaping -
growers Editor. Farmer and FruIt-Grower .
,. returns. But it, as I claim, :There seems to be a call for a new Juice;"after which we threw air-slacked Letter from I 4 Japan.
obstacles" and lime over them. In February we limed
great "peculiardrawbacks" departure in the package of the larger Editor Farmer and Frult-Orowen
have only a slight again and sprayed heavily with whale
This is considered
very place very mild, ,
could have that
foundation, except in the too vivid sized fruit. If we big oil soap and potash, using one poundof nevertheless the thermometer has lor
imagination of your informants, justiceto meeting of the Union' and the Fruit potash and eight pounds whale oil several nights running stood'' below

.t .us requires that your readers should Exchange which I have suggested for soap to stay gallons water. Plowedthe freezing, and this morning at 'seven
'know'the fact some time in May, it would be well to grove shallow, first giving it a o'clock it was 25. The: Oonshiu
Now, sir, I am an all the,year-round heavy coating of the following mix- trees in the garden have not
discuss such matters and measures at orange
resident on the river, and, althoughmy ture: muck, lime, fish, ashes, leaf been injured, but the leaves have
acquaintance with, ,it does not yet such time and place ; but as it seems mould, all mixed and turned a few turned to a brownish green (on the :
date back quite three years;,'my business you all have nothing to say, I infer times. Of this mixture we used from. young shoots) and those will doubtlessfall
:causes me to,travel considerablyand that you are sleepy-headed on the sub- two and a half to three barrels to the off when the sap rises.

to have a good general kuowledge ject of reform, and will hereafter muchas tree. After plowing in we trimmedoff There has been an immense crop of
.. most of the dead branches and
of it. i
of all kinds this butthey
heretofore "trust luck" and oranges .
just to with brush and
Having commenced, I feel,tempted scrubbed the trees were all off the trees before
to draw your readers' attention to our let things take care of themselves. broom with the whale oil soap and Christmas.

many advantages and attractions,. but Some of you may make wine of the potash mixture. I.,never* saw trees* I hope to leave: here i in ten days for
,feeling that,I lean only claim to be large fruit, or some peel and. dry for anywhere put on such a nice and rapid San Francisco, having been detainedon
heard in opposition to' the portion of market or some who may have a little growth, but the grove has not bloomedas account of the thirty Japanese men
your article referred to, I will endeavor money and a good deal of enterprisemay it ought to for its size. Many of and women (a small ,colony who are i
,- to'confine my attention to it., make marmalade or orange butters the trees are large for their age and coming over to cultivate our land), not ..
,First, as to the sand flies, Neither for you know our country gets ought to bear heavily. There will, yet having obtained their passports
:'my family nor myself have yet made many tons of this latter from England. .however, be a small crop, but it will from the government who are so. anxious -
their acquaintance. I have never They charge me here in our little grocery be in patches on the tree-for so it that none of their subjects shouldgo
heard of any within many ,miles of stores 65 cents for a little five-. bloomed-one or two limbs in a place abroad who would not be a creditto

here, so, 'of course, we do not, "renderthe pound bucket of turnip pulp cooked being full others wanting. their country, that they ask the
atmosphere almost stifling"through with, sugar and,spiced up and called Trees are mostly sweet seedlings, ; most minute questions and give it
screening against them. apple butter I Seems to me Florida however there are fifty or sixty budded their most careful consideration. They
They are: to, be found around .our orange butter would be a populardish trees and they are doing about as the know of the United States law
two inlets and at some points on the and if we* could work up 'a seedlings except the Satsumas; theyare against contract labor, and issue no
ocean beach; ,but as our'river country million or two of boxes of this large full; same of the Mediterranean passports that would lead to any in-
is over ISO miles long, it is.not.neces fruit which seems only to be fit for Sweets. fringement of it. The ground is so
... sary to locate at the very few points fattening the transportation companiesor Our soil is shell hammock, .with a hard frozen in our nurseries that we
where these pests are sometimes; found, fertilizing the groves, I would sand subsoil no clay in sight or reach. cannot dig up the orange trees, so we
'to the sorrow of the benighted,fisher- suggest that .arrangements be made Will some one who knows tell me, must wait for a change in the weather.
men. Hence sand,flies:>>are the excep-j with, the transportation companies to first, what to do to secure a full crop H. E. AMOORE. t

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I" .. 'Those Biff Pears. PRUNUS PISSARDJ, Burbank, Yellow went pretty largely into English wal- "It has been cultivated in Southern
I', MMer Turner had rrult-Grower Japan, Japan apricot, Hatton kin No. i, nut_ culture in California, but we think latitudes till it has become thoroughly
I wrote a few days ago in regard to Yasobe (from Berckmans), BotankioNo. the industry is not now giving any adapted to Southern climates on the
some Kieffer pears I sent last:October 2, Yellow-Fleshed Botan (Abun- great amount of satisfaction. For border of the zone in which the peach
to the'Dallas State Fair. It seems thata dance), Red Nagate, Hattonkio Texas the pecan would be apt to prove seems to be possible. The vigor of
lot of them were preserved in alcohol l (from 'Berckmans), Shiro Sumomo, entirely more profitable and more cer this race from Spain has not been
by some Dallas gentlemen, and & True Sweet Botan, P. Simoni, Chabot, tain. diminished by its treatment in Mexico
statement as to their size, having been Hay-tan-kio (from ex Gov. Hubbard). In any 'event it would be nice to and Texas during its long existence
.. lately made in print, 'some;: 'Russian The above fifteen varieties.bloom with I have a few English walnuts on one's here. Its introduction was by the
Mennonites; of Freeman, South Dakota the Wild Goose, or a little later. place for the sake of variety, if nothing Catholic missionaries. Its propagation -
who are thinking of moving BURBANK No. i.-Blooms a 'few else. The proper time for plant- -here for more than two centuries
South, wrote fora sample stating that days later than the Wild Goose, about ing is now, and on to the middle of of time has given to the trees all the
the thing was incredible. The four March i4th.YosoBEfrom. April. Buy nice, fresh-looking nuts characteristics of a separate and distinct -
geatlemen whose names appear on H. H.. Berger) Ura at your grocery store, soak them in strain from that now in general
the affidavit, not willing to part with Beni, Ogon, Engre and Massu are water three or four days, and then cultivation by the nurseries of the
the fruit, sent the affidavit of which not yet in full bloom; just budding out plant several in the hill, where the United States and Europe. %Our distinction -
the enclosed is a copy. They sent it at this writing, March 30*. ,trees, are to stand. This tree, like may be arbitrary, but in considera'tion .
to me to-day and, curiously enough, Yours truly, the pecan, does not transplant well. of its history and to distinguish -
it comes just after I had stated that J. L. NORMAND. If the nuts are fresh most of them will ,it from the Northern strain we
some of my pears weighed over two arkaville, La. germinate, but you can thin down to speak of it as Spanish. It has over-
J. pounds, which this does by one and P. S.-A fine prospect for a full one in the hill when the young trees run Texas and .a large portion of
three-quarter ounces. I had one crop of fruits, especially so with the have established themselves. Inplanting. Mexico. Everywhere the trees have
.. LeConte that weighed twenty-seven Oriental plums. .it is best to dig out a hole been recognized as hardy seedlings
ounces. I think I can send you next two or three feet in diameter and some which, although not claiming the
season samples equally large, as my The Pineapple as a Pot Plant. eighteen inches in depth, filling with highest excellence in quality, were
trees are'loaded again. The pineapple is perhaps one of the good surface, soil.PROF.J.. P. nevertheless successful growers and
f- H. M. STRINGFELLOW. most important of all the tropical STELLE. fine bearers. They are now knownall
Hitchcock,Texac. fruits. In the extreme southern part i over Southern Texas as the most
of Florida there are immense 'plantations The.Old Spanish Peaches. reliable race of peach trees that have
STATE OF TEXAS, ) of them, and from these the The following from Professor J. P. been generally tested by our settlers.
COUNTY OF DALLAS. J people in that section derive almost Steele, of the Fort Worth Gazette, ap- Surely we shall hardly find a better
Personally appeared before me, a their:' entire income from the crop. plies equally to Florida: foundation upon which to base im
notary public in and for the county Great quantities are grown in Europe History brings down nothing definite provements.
P .and State aforesaid, this the 19th day under glass, and much more attentionis with reference to whence came "When the Northern strain was disseminated
of March, 1891, A. Rawlins, E. A. paid to them there than in this coun these old peaches of Texas, but the our people, some of
price, Peter Connolly and F. 'E.. Roes- try. The plant is very easy to grow, most reasonable hypothesis gives them them grafted among from it upon these vigorous. -
ler, who state, upon oath that they and at the north will succeed well in Spanish origin. The seeds broughtfrom .Spanish stocks, thinking that the
weighed on a standard postal scales a any greenhouse, or even a sunny window Spain were first planted at the supenor strength of the stock wouldbe
;- +1 certain Kieffer pear, now on exhibit .' The plants themselves are very early missions. As to when they got imparted to the newly made tree,
: at 179 Main street, Dallas, Texas, and ornamental, and to watch them cominginto out among the people, written history and thus they would get the fine qual-
:, that said pear weighed .two pounds bearing is a very interesting !leaves us no record: and the oldest ities of the Northern strain combined
-.. one and three quarter ounces, and sight to most people; after the plant citizens say all they know about the with the hardy character of the Span-
that they saw at the same place some has attained its full size it begins to matter from tradition or otherwise, is ish. But, however reasonable this
twenty or more LeConte pears weigh-I turn blood-red in the center, and in a that "they were always here." Of appeared, one knows how: this
ing not less than one pound, and that : few days you can see the young fruit, course, this is a mistake, for the peachis expedient failed every, not because the trees
some will probably weigh more than which looks like a red rosette, way not a native of the American con- were grafted, but because they were
f eighteen ounces. These pears were down in the center; this is pushed up tinent. developed into trees of the Northern
grown by H. M. Stringfellow, of pretty rapidly by the central fruit Eventually the Northern nurseryman strain."
Hitchcock, Texas. stalk, and the young fruit begins to struck Texas with his picture
SignedF. assume its shape, and is soon one- book, showing the fine Northern Mr. Onderdonk goes on to state
E.' ROESLER, A. RAWLINS, third grown; at this stage it begins varieties, and with these and his oily that some years prior to writing this
PETER CONNOLLY, E. A BRICE. blooming, and from each one of the sayings, he soon worked up a craze paper began making a regular studyof
Subscribed and sworn to before-me at diamond-shaped lobes of the fruit for something better than had been the old seedling strain of peachesIn
Texas. He then adds "I how
Dallas, Texas, this. 19th day of comes a pretty bright blue flower.- 'always here." Texas invested largely, : saw
and lon .lived. it
,. March, 1891. Hoyfs Catalogue. expecting "to make her jack" as a hardy, productive
and embraced the belief that it
E. M. BECKWITH, t $4 peach country, basing her expectationsupon
could be I
Notary Public, The English Walnut. what the old peaches were doing. vastly improved. sparedno
learn what could be done
Dallas county, Texas. The English walnut, so called, is Her reliable old seedlings were neg- pains to
towards the of the
- botanically a very near relative to the lected and allowed to go under, or else ish strains. development Span
Notes from Louisiana.Editor common black walnut of America. were destroyed outright, and-well,
Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Its scientific name is Juglans regia, it's the oft told tale of other Southern "The beginnings of an enterprise are
r ,I have.kept a careful record of the while that of our black walnut is Jug regions. Texas speedily waxed into almost always feeble. In its early.
blooming period of the different Ori- lans nigra. The foliage of the two not the good peach country that she stages it generally progresses slowly.
,ental plums in my orchard, which may species is much alike, but in this coun- had formerly been, and for the life of In[ this respect this enterprise provedno
,be of interest to your readers, also try,the black walnut is a much larger them her people couldn't tell the cause exception to the general rule.
naming well known varieties of fruits growing tree than the English walnut of it. There didn't appear to have Thousands of seedlings were fruitedin
that bloom with them here in Central appears to be. Bark of the latter taken place any visible change in the hope of finding, here and there,.
Louisiana: more smooth than that of the former, either climate or soil, yet peaches werea one of standard merit. Such as appeared

BOTANKIO No r. Jan. 15th, blooms looking somewhat like the bark of a comparative failure right where valuable were preserved, while'
it is such as they were had beena all ,the rest were sent to the brush pile
Of ,
with ,the Peen-to peach.BONGOUMEFeb. pecan tree. course, unnecessary peaches,
Ji 20th, with the for us to describe the fruit, as grand success no very great numberof to make room for another installmentof
., native wild Chickasaw plums. you well know how a black walnut years before. seedlings to be treated in a similar
KUME-Blooms at the same time looks, and you can see English walnutson We are glad to state, however, manner. -'
with the Bongoume, Feb. 20th. sale at every fruit and nut stand that Texas' is' taking the hint as to "This plan has been continued to
HANAYUME few days later than in Texas. what's the matter with her peaches. the present day, and has developed
the Kume, about Feb. .24th. Doubtless the English walnuts Some of her best informed pomologistsare some choice varieties. These were
F' KELSEY-Blooms with the Honey would succeed very well on any of speaking it out in meeting that she all grafted for preservation. Meanwhile -
k peach.WHITEFLESHED. our bottom lands in Texas. Any land must discard those Northern and un- i valuable seedlings were foundin
BOTAN-Feb. 28th, entirely adapted to the needs of the : acclimated varieties and fall back upon the many seedling orchards all over
:with our native seedling peaches and pecan would probably suit it. The the original Spanish strain. In a Southern Texas. Cuttings were taken
the LeConte pear. climate is all right enough, no doubt, paper given to the press a few years from these and preserved grafting."
SATSUMA BLOOD March 3d, with for the growth well withstands the ago, Mr. J. Onderdonk, a gentleman After a good deal of hard work in
the Kieffer pear.HATTONKIN winters ,at Washington city. As to whose name is entirely familiar to all the new field Mr. Onderdonk, got
No. 2lt.arch. i2th, how profitable it would prove is another Texas horticulturists, says of. the old others interested in the matter, and.

with, the Wild Goose plums." I thing. Some years ago they I Spanish seedling: we quote further from. his.paper ,

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:r119': 181] 4_ THE: FLORIDA DISPATCH. FARMER: AND FBUIT- BPWEB. 2$5"Experimental

orchards- were made I How Plants Resist Cold. that the sap goes down into the root Price Current of the State,Alliance .

consisting,of the varieties collected 'To be sure,..plants cannot migrate or upon the approach of winter. Thisis Exoha.nae. *

from Spanish,seedlings of Texas. Time hibernate or clothe themselves, against not true; it merely dries up.This .JACKSONVILLE,April 9. .
White Corn, per sack or 110 1180
was then allowed to test the",comparative cold, but they have other means of condensed condition of the sap or Mixed Corn,per sack of llU lbs .. 1 78

value of all the varieties the protecting themselves against its influence living fluids of the plant is a 'great Mixed White Oatvper Oats,per sack Back of of 125 I251be.2 Ibs..... 2 Sot R0 .
collection Careful comparison of the which are quite as effective. VVe help to it in resisting cold. The Hay,No. ITlmoUiy, per UK
Wheat Bran .. ... ... ,
ton 2800
varieties i in per '
these. experimental orchards know that the higher animals maintainthe contains various salts which have been Ground Feed,treah (corn and oat) per
were,,made from year to:year, necessary temperature mainly by absorbed from the soil, and these, sack 100 IDS .. 190
Feed Meal, sack of 100 iba 145
which led,,to,the rejection those less means of internal heat produced by when the sap is condensed by'partial Pure Wheat per,perl&&CkotlOO Ibs .... 180 ..
.valuable and the,retention, of such as ,oxidation, and we perhaps, think that evaporation, enable it to withstand a Pearl less l Grits, per barrel.,5 bbl. lots, '$&85, ,890,

were found, ,to be superior, and, thus, plants and the so-called "coldblooded" low degree of cold without freezing, Pearl Meal, per barrel, 5 bbl.lots, & \ '

finally, a revised list, is the result of 'animals are destitute of this just as common table salt will prevent Cottonseed less.Meal, bright, car load, per. 390
the protracted enterprises/' means of resisting cold, but this is not water from freezing at ordinary low ton... f. 28 m
Cottonseed Meal,bright, 100 sacks, per ,
If all Texas will unite with :Mr. entirely true. Even the most sluggish I temperatures. Any one who will examine 3400
Onderdonk the' :is far i in the animals have a somewhat the twigs of trees Cottonseed Meal, bright, 53:>> sacks, per
day not temperature during prolonged ton. ... ...-.2426
future that shall find Texas one of the higher than the usual temperature of the l cold weather will notice that Cottonseed Meal, bright, less quantity,
24 50
grandest peach countries known to,the air, and it has been found that living they become shriveled from the long I Dark per or Hea Island Cottonseed Meal f 4

world. The old Spanish peaches arenowcomaratively plants have a temperature.from one to continued evaporation at such times. Pure per Ground ton less.Bone, fine, $3 to$35 per ton.
{ scarce for reasons, two and a half degrees higher than This condition, instead of being inju- PROVISIONS.

already"given; still there are enoughof dead ones. At certain critical periods rious, is, if not carried too far, actually LARD-Leaf.. 80 Ib tubs,TKo; leaf,50 tt cans,
them left for a good starter, par- I of growth, as during germination and necessary to preserve the vitalityof leaf 8c 5 lbALPer;;leaf,3 SoJ Ib; cans leaf,,10 So.COTT.LINESuperior .ft cans,8c; .

ticularly in Southern.Texas. A'good' flowering, the difference is much the ,tree during periods of extreme ME bushel,80c.
variety of that old strain grows justas greater. It" would,. be disastrous to and continued cold. -C.'B.sides,box to lota,6c lard,;uacanvassed%e per Xb.MBAT

well as an inferior variety. If we the seed if after having started to germinate Another provision necessary to sus-' hams FLOUK-1st, lOc. patent, $5.75; 2nd patent, f&25,
look out for"all'the good varieties and it was unable to go on, owingto tain life from one growing season to clear, $f&>>; family $4.W. k
sudden reduction in the another is of RICE-Choice %c; prime,6).; good,60.
propagate from themand; further- a temperature a supply food. No life, Coi'J'Juc-Cholce green, 22c; prime green,
more, continue to grow'seedlings and of the surrounding atmosphere.This vegetable or animal, however dormant 2lo
SUGAR Granulated 6
New Orleans clarified
make careful selections ,from the result is partially provided against by I can be maintained without food. Thechief 6.%; N. O. brown.6c T--'i; -
we cannot do otherwise than soon the heat which the germinating seed food material which plants store IRISH POTATOES-Early Rose per bbl. /M;
early Goodrich, per bbl,|4; Peerless, per bbl,
have hardy .varieties entirely,, goodas itself produces by means of the rapid up is starch. This is deposited in -

there ,would be,any'call for. In a oxidation of its tissues. The elevation large quantities' the bark and pith, -Cream SUNDRIES.CHEESR 12c .

little while our peaches ,will surpass of temperature may not be rec- especially, in the roots and smaller CRACKERS% cream, 9c; XXX soda,

those fine Northern varieties, broughtup ognized in a single seed, but when a twigs, where it serves to maintain life 63c.t'OTASH-Ball Sterling,S3J25; Alliance,62.25;
to their present excellence simply quantity of damp,seeds are placed together during winter and to start the new Nickel 13.25. -
through selection; and when you take we know how quickly they be- growth in the spring. In the North, quarter POWDER-BIfler kegs, l.flo kegs,$5.50; half kegs,$2 75;

into consideration that the South country gin to "heat" ,as germination com where the winters are long and severe, AXLE BROOMS GBJCABB r dozen-Per, case 31.75&2(,?3 dozen, 11.75.

is the, natural home of the peach, mences. The period of flowering, more of this starch is stored up thanat BRANCar Iota 11.25; less than car lots
will have for too is critical time in the life of the the South. 125.
you no reason 'asking a BLACKING-Per doz, large, 60c; per doz,
why this should be so. plant, for a hard frost then may destrOY Among the direct means of protection small, 3c.BAKING>: .
'. all hone of fruit. Here also an _none are of more importance than dos,8'a. $8.CANDLESBoxes. cases, 3
unusual amount of heat is developed, the bark. This" non-conductor of heat per lb,' lOc; half boxes,
Refused $1,25O an. Acre. 1014.
not only to protect the flower from and cold is provided in greatest thick- SODA-112-lb kegs, 4c; 112-lb drams, Mb
e Mr.Hower, of Cleveland, Ohio, re- cold, but also to promote the growthof : ness upon the body of the tree where packages,5'o.5c; 60-10 cases, 6c; 1 and Jlb

fused a few days since $50,000'for his the pollen in; the process of fertili the vitality of the plant is lower than, i LT-l5wlb sks,car. lots,68c; less car lots, ,

forty-acre orange grove,at Forest ,City: zation. The temperature of flowersis in the younger limbs and roots. The TOc.PAPER-Wrapping, gray,am50; manllla,
Two years ago it was offered at $20- propably always higher than that of woody trunk also aids to maintain a wrapping,6@8o.
STARCH-Pearl (about 40 Ibs in bx), 4Jc
,. 000 and a buyer could not be found the surrounding air, but some flowers uniform, temperature and, by its intimate gloss, 60.SNUFF.
at that price; this* shows the rapid ad- have a higher temperature than others. connection with the deeper soil Lorillard's-Lorillard's cases 2 oc,,cases per Ib, 1 580.VINEGARHalf oz., per Ib 55o;

vance in this class of property" which A geranium has been found to possessa which seldom freezes, keeps this at a barrels,20c

people are beginning to .appreciate as temperature of eighty-seven degrees higher point than that of the surround- TWINEPaper KEROSENE,twine the barrel,per Ib per, 16obo gaUon. lOc.

time goes by. The grove produced,. when surrounding air was at eighty ing air. Plants whose leaves live 4p-"0 101'1'.** 100 pressed bars", 12 ounces,
wrapped, 1360; "tiest Family. 60 pressed
2,500 boxes of,oranges,this ye which degrees. As in the case of seeds, through the winter have various other bars,16 ocwrapped,13; 'Silver," loo pressed
were sold on the trees at $2 box. bars 8 oz, tt.50; "New South," loO pressed
per however the devices exclude cold.
production of heat is to The leavesof bars, 12 oz,wrapped,$3; "New South," 150
Mr. Hower has just put i in ,a fine, ,irri- greatest when a number of flowers are ,pines and similar evergreens havea pressed bars,8 oz, wrapped. 'TSc '-Troy" 100/
pressed bars,8 oz,wrapped, 12 "PlantatIon"6J
gating plant'and can now' water his crowded together and especially when hard glossy surface which sheds the \ i-lb bars, wrapped, 12.20; "Plantation; ,"0
.grove at the rate of sixty gallons per: they are also enclosed in a general snow and rain,and they are filled with 2-lb bars wrapped!12.20" ; "Plantation" ,":30 Salb
bars,wrapped, $2L2u; McGluty, 001-lb bars
I minute.-South Florida Sentinel., covering. Thus in the Arum family resin which it is very difficult to freeze; wrapped,$2.20; "Big EI Standard I 180,$290

cc( Orange trees set 25x25,gives,to the when the flowers are small and all the leaves of the mullein and some ToBACCO-"Alllance Exchange,"33c. Send for samples,"48c; "Alliance r

acre seventy trees, therefore forty surrounded by a large sheath, called a other biennials are covered with a HARDWARE.
acres will contain 2,800 trees. So thermometer in thick of hair which NAiLS-Keg, 40d $2 25; 30d S-iM; I2d I&36;
it the
spathe, a, placed coating preventsthe K-d; $2.s5);8 and 9d$2.45:6 and 7d >12.60) ; 4 and 64
appears that Mr. Hower refused abouti8 center of five spathes marked 111 degrees snow and rain from coming in 12.80.

.$ per tree for the whole 2,800, ,provided while one in the cluster of twelve contact with the leaf itsel* scooters.PLOWS-Scooters 2}% inch, per to lb4V 5 inch(c; ,2 per inch Ib,per 31.40 Ib; .

they were set: out_ ,as already spathes marked 121 degrees, the tem- I leaves and most buds are provided 2&4%0 inch; bull, 6&c tongues; 2 inch,3X; 5c to 5: above;r all Ib sizes%o;

supposed, 25x25. The ,above state- perature of the external air at the time with a coating of wax for the purposeof and styles, per Ib f){o; heel weeps, all sizes
ment shows that there but the cold.-A. A. CRO- and. styles, per Ib 5&oXcPLOWSTOCKS
was ,500xes being only sixty-six degrees. excluding -Single. 8Sc 11 and 85c.
> produced, less than a box to".the On the approach of winter plants ZIER, in Western Rural. HOES-D. A H.8oovd,pr doe, 1-0, .4 60;do
a I ".80; do,2,$5.2'; do.3, 13.71 : planters ban
tree, a very ,small yield. Supposing prepare themselves in various ways to. -- dies, per dos,6>$,*uu;do, 7, >$&7 j; do, 7> ,$4,
128 oranges to the box,there',were 320-: meet the inclement Mr. J. C. Pelot, our city dairyman, do HAKEs-Iron>8.14.26. bound dos

., ooo ,oranges, making little over;: 114 kinds die entirely and only reproduce informs us that he has been buying $3.50;Iron bound eye 9&50 loop; red per top, common pain
oranges to the tree. This fact should themselves the following from the cassava for his cows at,$Jo.oo: a ton eye f2.7o. < '
I year TRACES-Straight.6K -2, per pair 36c;61
encourage the,orange growers, in, this. seeds which_ they have produced dur- and finds it the cheapest feed he can 8-2,400; 6K10' -2. 20c7 10-r, &5c;- twit, Ii ft

section of Florida, especially along, ing the summer; others are killed{ to buy. He says it is very rich in milk 8-.45c70l,60cAXLES;-Short arm half patent T jx8,3ilneh, .
the Caloosahatchee where'no' fertilizeris the ground but maintain life in their producing elements ; and he offered to per set.12 25;do 16x&, patentx814 set 92; >:do 1, x7,
92.75; long arm $81do
needed or danger froni'froSt" enter- crown and roots. decidious trees obligate himself to one of.his ,neighbors 11 x7,saw;coma on ir n.per 100 pounds) ,fi 40;
tained. Those who have orange cast their leaves and at the same time to take all he could raise at $10 bar BARBED Iron. per WIRE-In 100 pounds Cincinnati,,2.2.;. a/o; la

.groves growing on suitable 'land and most of the nialler rootlets in the soil a ton. As the yield is enormous this Atlanta,Ga.43 0.

will properly ,care, for them,, have a also perish. There is a general effortof would pay big.-Bartow C.-I. 60 SEEDS Ib),IJ AKD.86; Timothy U&ASSJRed:, per bush cJov((46 r.)Ib per). 9&20 bush;

bank, the cashier of which can't'skip the plant to bring itself into the Colonel Shipman, receiver at the i Orchard, per grass per Ib)bash,13 45((14;Red Ib)top.. 11.76 per; bosh Bluegrass ,
across the line, and a bank"that will most compact form possible so as to United States land 'office in Gaines 7oc; Georgia bare,, per bush, 915'; Johr.son

;. give annually'a large a dividend. expose no more surface than is,'necessary ville, sold from his place at Lawtey, ;grass So Sapling, per bush clover, |20,per; Georgia bn.h.f rye..75- per bosh

Don't make haste to sell ,the orange I to the rigors of winter. Saturday, five bushels of strawberries -M n's Bole brogans.6toll,IL36.
men's half double brogans 6 to II, IU2;
grove; but cultivate, prune and nurse This process of condensation takes for $80. They were mostly of the men's Donaldson brogans,7 to 11. 9L26:' boor

i ,rt as you would the most valued flowerpkat place not only in the framework of the Cloud Seedling variety. The berries, Donaldson, 1 to 5.11.10 brogans boys, 1 to English 6,t3e; boys tiN f'1&IB 1 to 5,brogans We;

in the front yard.-Ft. Myers plant, but'also in the livid fluid whichit the Colonel says, are unusually fine men's English ue..6 to 11,$1.90';woBaess bate,
8 7 misses baU,12 to 73c 1W-nu
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frest. a contains. It is a common belief this season. copper tips 7,to 11,9o.
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: ; MRJ ARRA 'I' tIeIER( acres in North Florid' and perhaps A Batch of Queries. soda.,highly for early crops. Wouldit ,
: also considerable tract In South Flor- Editor Farmer end FruIt-Grower hasten them in this climate they
,: ida, which are destined to become a May I trouble you with a few ques- would bear in December? Of course,
A Valuable Native Grass. valuable dairy and pastoral region.. It tions to be answered through the for family use, as I know they wouldbe
p How often jt is the case that we do makes a sod as dense as any in the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER. soft.
.. :not take the goods the gods provide. Northern States; it is so close that the. (i) I am digging a ditch to cut the ((4)) Comparing cost prices, how
We have ,been,, grasping after sudden I "sanding" of stock would be meas-- seepage from a side hill.. The soil is does cottonseed: meal compare in
riches;, with the orange, the pear or urably prevented. Sand spurs wouldbe about 20 inches deep with a subsoil of cheapness and quality with nitrate of
the strawberry, with tobacco or:cotton, choked out, and sheep might be white quicksand. I wish to dry the soda?
and running over without notice a gift kept on, it. As a stock-breeder for hillside to the bottom, which is ISO ((5) How are the common wild
of more value than all these. This is years .in the North, we pronounce an feet trom the ditch, and ten feet belowit blackberries propagated, by layering,
the Louisiana grass or carpet grass or acre: of paspalum on good flatwoods in perpendicular. Now must I dig cuttings, or tops?
flat grass_ as the Florida farmers call ((6)) Can the common low huckle-
it'(Paspalum plaiycaule). berry be transplanted ? If so, whenis
In Bradford,county, and no doubt S the best time? Would it not pay
elsewhere, it is indigenouscoming up to have a one-half acre or so for
after the wire grass is eradicated. family use so they could be worked
That is, it will do this if the sod is not S : -.. and fertilized, instead of trusting to
.' broken, but if the sod is broken thecrabgrass' -- the wild crop?
comes up. If a piece of ((7)) At what season is it bestto
wire-grass is closely depastured for : transplant cabbage palmettoandhow
a few years ,and the rankest ,spots is it done to be successful ?
.mown off, the,wire-grass gives placeto ; Hoping to get an answer through'
the flat grass. But if it is simply your columns as soon as convenient.
burned over the wire-grass will spring CHAS. STEPHENSON.
up year after year. The paspalum ,f"" \.... Bowling Green,Fla.
follows the footsteps of man, the crabgrass -, ((1) All your work should be
follows, .his plow.. Cattle may guided by the principle that water
graze.over land' for years' and haveno will always rise as high as its source.
effect on the wire-grass; but as soon The bottom of your ditch must be
as they are fenced in by man and fed as deep as the bottom of the hill to
and made to gnaw the wiregrassdown be drained, and you will have to
close, and no forest fires are board up the sides of it in the
allowedthen the invaluable paspalum quicksand. A drain tile would not

makes its appearance. .. answer as well as an open ditch.
There are hundreds of acres around .. ((2) ''To make wine of a good
Jacksonville on the north side of the 1 ; body add three pounds of granulated -
river, where the dairy cows have de sugar to every gallon of juice.
pastured the wire grass for'years and Put it in a barrel or a keg to
where has now nearly= disappeared, .. ferment, leaving the bung hole
being replaced to a large extent by open,. and fill it up with fresh
the paspalum. juice as it ferments and tails, so
Cattle have to be massed on the as to keep the vessel full. When
...-wire-grass and liberally grain-fed, the fermentation is done, which
else they will not extirpate it. The may be known by the cessation-
.same result can be accomplished by the singing, draw off all that is
close and persistent mowing. Col. clear and bottle it up. A lighter "
V. J. Shipman's lawn Lawtey, one article can be made with less sugar,
of the finest we have seen in the but it is apt to turn into vinegar.
State, was created in the course of \ ((3)) If by "early crops" you
three or.four years by repeated 'clip V ,. mean strawberries, we do not thinkit
pings with the mowing machine; nota would make them bear much in
foot of the wire-grass sod was.ever December unless you have a very
broken.As ; early variety, like the Master, for
to the value of this grass we instance, mentioned in this issue.
want no better evidence, than the Most other "early crops" could be
testimony of the steer. Cattle are made to bear in December without
so fond of it that wherever there is a nitrate of soda. The tendency of
little patch of it they gnawed this chemical is to make plant
) close to the ground. It-'withstands growth and not fruit! ; but if appliedjust
3 S cold better than Bermuda grass, before blooming time it will
though repeated sharp frosts will cause profuse blooming.
; turn the bps of it a little tawney. ((4)) For a small lot of plants
Most winters it is green and growingthe which it is desired to force, the
year round. It, ,seems to be nitrate can be applied in solution
adapted to the heavy soil of the and produce quicker results than
flatwoods; we have never: observedit L the meal, which is so likely to burn
on light sands. \ the roots that it cannot, be put ..
This paspalum is pre-eminently a o \ close. But we think in most cases,
,pasture grass. In a field where it is |i in this stimulating climate, the meal
S grazed the year round it-will run out :Jr.. will force growth enough if applied
f. Bermuda grass,but in an orange grove GRA'l 1saeMii** in time and judiciously, and will
i: where the ground is plowed once. or LOUISIANA OR CARPET _give: !better results for the money. 4
twice a year the Bermuda will exterminate soil, considering the length of its sea- the ditch deep enough to have the ((5) Mow the tops off and you will
it. The Bermuda does not mind son, nearly or quite equal to an acre bottom on a level with the bottom of get all the suckers you want to plant.
: : being inverted while the paspalum does. of Kentucky blue grass for pasture. the hill, or will it be sufficient to dig ((6)) We have often wondered why
; In an orange ,grove kept in sod the Seed is offered for sale by Peter it well into the quicksand, say three somebody in Florida has not attempted -
I. paspalum will run out the Bermuda Henderson & Co., and cuttings have feet deep} Also, will a box or tile to propagate this excellent
everywhere except right around the been advertised by parties in Macclen- drain covered up cut off the seepageas fruit, since it is related to the cran-
edge ofjhe cultivated circles about ny, we believe. \Ve are indebted to well as an open ditch? It strikesme 'berry. We believe it might be done
':: the .trees; here the Bermuda, getting the Director of the North Carolina the water could soak over the top with advantage, at least for home,use,
I: the benefit of cultivation and fertilizer, Experiment Station for the illustra of the tile, or most of it. but we do not know of anyone who
will hold its own. tion.-ED. ((2) Can you give a receipt for has essayed it. Has anyone'of our
We believe that, with the aid of this making strawberry wine? readers ever done it?
.' grass and others, there are millions of Printing For printing and Publishing of any House kind,send Jacksonville to :DaCosU,Fl*. ((3) Joseph Harris praises nitrate of ((7)) It is said that.the best time, for

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transplanting the cabbage p palmetto is the close of the proceedings, advan- dosed a little with nux vomica theunfortunate If West Florida thinks her interests

in the rainy season. Mr. James Mott,, cing to the edge of the rostrum, his; hawk, happening to par- would be better served, by doing so, ,
of Orlando, has had considerable ex- countenance brimming over with fun, teke of its flesh promptly pegs out she could have a convention over in.
perience in moving this tree; we charity and good nature, he 'told the< Than this there could be no stronger her section, and delegates from both
should, be, glad to hear.from him on history and capabilities of the chocho, proof of a peculiarity in the chicken branches, could meet and work to- ;
the, subject. giving by way of illustration an amusing which causes its flesh to invariably gether at Tallahassee to secure the.
> account of how he once treated a absorb and hold the principles con- World's Fair appropriation.
The ,Master Strawberry.Editor company of Northern friends to a,dish tained in its food. You might feed a I By joining the Horticultural Soci-
Farmer and Fn11 -oroWer: of herb apple-sauce in' Jamaica, and hog on nux vomica through all the ety (fee one dollar), much time and
I send by express (paid) today dwelling with infinite good humor: days of a long life, and neither a hawkor one journey would be saved, and reduced -
another box of "The Master" strawberry upon the astonishment with whir anything else partaking of the flesh, rates of travel would be se

gathered from plants plantedthe { they asked, "where are your apple would be affected in the least--PROF., cured for each male member, accom-
same time (the first week in November trees?" He finished by announcing a J. P. STELLE, in Ft. Worth Gazette. panied by two ladies if desired. As
) as the Nunan. The Nunans sale to benefit a poor woman, of a horticulture and bee-keeping are de-
are just,beginning to bloom, and "The small lot of chochos at a quarter each,, A State Association Advocated. pendent on each other to a great ex-
Master" crop is all 'marketed.'. Thisis intimating that the buyers could then Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: tent for success, a mutual interest
the last picking for the season except raise their own apple pies on soil Shall we have a State Bee Keepers'. : would be developed and a much
a few scattering berries. where apple trees refused to flourish.Of Association? I larger attendance secured than if the
Would say that I have followed the immediatelymade In Gleanings in Bee Culture, March meetings were held more independentof
course a run was
practice of horticulturesince_ 1846 in'' the basket, and the razor- T5, page 227, Mr. John Craycraft, of each other.
England, France, Italy and many years. man upon himself never disposed of Astor Park, Fla., a practical bee- I What say you, brother beekeepersof
in America. Have several other his strop wares faster but then he always keeper of many years' experience, calls Florida? Shall we have a State
promising seedlings, all of which were had ."a few more; left," which was not for an expression of opinion from the Association, or two of them that shall
carefully hybridized, the parents being the case with the Colonel. Your cor- Florida apiarists as to the advisabilityof work together through delegations
Nunan, Longfellow, Manchester, : carried home two whichhe forming a State Bee Keepers' Asso- from one to the other? All who are
respondent ,
Henderson, Kentucky Charles Downing planted and tended with' great care ciation at as early a date as possible, in favor of such organization and are
Sharpless, etc.W. (for readers must remember that to meet at the Capitol of the State ready to put their shoulders to the
G.' MASTERS.Enstls the squash your itself is the seed, and must some time during the session of the wheel to help move it on, please to
,April 1. Legislature so that if possible we write Mr. Craycraft at once signifying
be planted whole). The vines, how ,
These berries were very large, be- and bore few might prevail on it for some assistancein such interest and giving preference as
only a
ing at least 50 per cent, larger than ever fruits, grew not enough'all told for a batchof making and caring for an apiarian I to time and place of meeting. If it is
the: largest selected ,Nunans we have apple, pies. We did not continue j exhibit at the World's Fair at Chicago, desired that we meet with the horticulturists
seen this year. They were of an irregular their cultivation but believed and further to state what amount of we have no time to lose in
conical shape and a rich deep that in a different, situation always, with lighter honey and fixtures each .one could arranging for the meeting; so let us
red color. Evidently they were full prepare for exhibition.We act at once. I am for a rousing timein
and richer soil the results would have
ripe when picked; and. they had deteriorated been[ shall certainly have to unite first Interlachen both for the horticulturists -
in condition, on the ,road; satisfactory. in a State Association of Bee Keepers and the bee-keepers, but if the
but they compared favorably with the before we could arrange for an exhibit latter prefer another place or date for
Nunan, being not quite so tart. As that would call forth anything like the their meeting they can still commandthe
is generally the, case with such large Poultry and Apiary.z resources of the State. earnest support ofW.
berries, they ,were rather soft; probably This is a move in the right, direction S. HART.
they would not ship long distances - ; and at an opportune time. The day Hawks Park.Fla.March. .31.,1891.
though 2.Ir. Masters does ,not .Filthiness of the Dunghill Ohloken. bas now arrived when an Associationof Only a Dime ;,

state as to this. Their earliness is're; I Of all living creatures, whose fleshis this kind .can be made of great Well invested often brings large re
markable.. ED. used as food by man, not one is profit both to'the State and to the .individual turns. Buy a "Horse Book," and it
in its food habits than the members and when active
more filthy will save you many a ,dollar. Tells-
'"Th&Apple-Sailoe Plant." domestic chicken, if left to its own work must be begun in order to makean you about the Horse, what ails him,
BY E. H., HART. choosing; and, as a rule, none are exhibition at the Columbian Expo and how to cure him. About the
Many years ago I applied\ to Col. more unreservedly so left. And it sition at all worthy of this State. Pioneer Buggy, and where to get it.
Codrington to learn the most desirable may be added that in none other of Florida's apiarian resources have just Sent for a dime.
plant for rapidly covering a trellis, and the filth-feeders commonly used does begun to be developed. With increased Pioneer Buggy Company, Colum-
he,answered in his paper, recommending the food wield a more marked influence skill among our own apiaristsand bus, Ohio. .
the chocho. Starch could be upon. the flesh. Such is the the increase of apiaries, likely to -
manufactured from the roots and the verdict of science. The hog is filthy result from a proper representation of

vines would grow a foot a day, one, enough, in all conscience, as to diet, dur resources in that line at Chicago, '
plant producing a peck of fruit in ,the' yet with' the hog the case is quite in the near future there will be secured
same time, good for hogs, human different. Nature made the hog to fill and used or shipped many thousandsof f
beings and other folks 1 It could be the office of scavenger in the animal dollars worth of one of nature's

cooked in a variety of ways, pickled, world, consequently it was so constituted most delicious products now left to"waste' r
or, by the addition of spice and lemon : as to throw off most effects of its sweetness on the desert air."
juice in proper proportions, made intoan bad food. In the laboratory of its I know of no part of the 'United A.xf
imitation of apple-sauce so closely organization, as we might say, certain States where honey production maybe
resembling the genuine article that principles conducive to the sustenanceof made, with skill and close attention -
even a Yankee would not know'tother animal life are sought out and as- so surely a successful business as
from which if the dishes became similated, while most else is promptly in chosen locations in Florida. Thereis '
mixed. This article brought, him a rejected, a thing clearly established: in probably no other State having so
host of inquiries from all parts of the the fact that you cannot poison a hogIt many successful bee keepers, that has I

State, for seeds,.cuttings, layers, roots ,[ discards without effect, every poisonous no organization of the kind; but ,this_i. jw.. -
and tubers of the wonderful ,applesauce element taken with its food, may be largely accounted for by the ?
plant, by immigrants stranded no matter what that element. may be long distances to be traveled and the
,. on the sands of Florida, who longed -even the most deadly poisons, as high cost of fare by rail, the two beekeeping introduce our fine Art Work we"
+ for the relishing product of Northern arsenic and strychnine, for instance, centers being 300 miles :part have notice reduced will make prices, and a life-size until Crayon.further
orchards as keenly as did the Israel. are to the hog no more than powderedchalk. by the nearest route. Portrait mounted you in a magnificent gilt
ites for the flesh-pots of Egypt. But not so with the chicken, It may on this account be better to frame, for $iaoaRemember '
To satisfy these demands the ,Cola which was never created for duty as a form the Association under two heads, you do not pay for
nel concluded to 'disseminate the mere scavenger-few creatures are one for West and North Florida and the Portrait until you have seen
the other for the East and Southern and examined it;' but we can make a,
chocho, and the large concourse of more easily affected by poisons than
life-like Portrait from Likeness.youmay
people present at the State Fair from the chicken, showing that every ele portion, each to be represented in the have, tin-type or photograph.any And
all quarters offered a favorable oppor ment taken by it goes directly to the other by delegates. The State Horticultural rest assured any photograph you send us
tunity. Equipped with a basketful circulation. You have this last well Society meets at Interlachen, will be faithfully returned with the Por-
from a poor woman to whom a little established in the, not uncommon May 12th, 13th, ,and 14th. Why not trait. Send the Likeness direct to us,
pecuniary assistance would! be welcome usage offeeding chickens on nux join that society and meet with them, or write for circulars.

he attended an evening meetingof vomica to kill hawks. Nux vomica then hold the beekeepers meeting for WASHINGTONPortrait
the Florida fruit growers, over will not, kill a chicken, but will kill a ''I. organization, in the evening of the and Publishing Company .
which.he preside as chairman, At haW, When the chicken has been 14th and through the day on the 15th? R. O. BOX 604. PHILADELPHIA I PAt. :,

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,4pflbftw think the orange growers of woods ,of North Florida on native tion,. the best invention of this century

are knifing each other in a pastures of "carpet grass" and Japan the elevation of reason.

y>, t 1 RHER'RlJl-rARMRAUJ ltri..rsKlYrar silly way, and working very clover, yielding good returns in milk, Corporations are composed of men
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Yi .... against their own interests. butter and wooL. And around the with like passions and motives as other

APRIL 9, 1891. need co-operation. cottage of the happy and prosperousowner men, and it is idle to berate them for

3: STEPHEN POWERS. Editor.P. Palatka I was told that the there will be plenty of KiefFer: any supposed desire to "oppress" their

O. Address Lrortej, Fla. oranges were no good, and and LeConte pears, perhaps Satsumasand rellow-men-: They put their money

.. In a second letter concerning the best oranges were around Tangerines, the old hardy Span into corporations simply to make

use of soft phosphate, Mr. B. At Sanford they say the ish peaches with modern_ improve- money, and any average man woulddo

,_ Miller gives an additional item of oranges and the'Indian River ments, kakis, pecans, chestnuts and the same thing.

formation. He says : Also are no good, and that the plums, strawberries and blackberries.But Florida growers labor under one

:. used it around'my peach trees oranges are the best in the in his garden there will be'no peculiar.disadvantage in the fact that

t are looking much better, and even" On the Indian River they treacherous, delusive tomatoes and nearly all the transportation lines are

t ; small trees are well set with fruit." I are no other_ oranges in the cucumbers to be caught by some owned in ,the, North. What does a

(". like Indian River oranges, and "April fool" frost vagabondizingdown man who was born and brought up in

; A correspondent complains that, goes. Each locality works here from Dakota. the city, swollen with strength and
"Pride of America" Seed Cora .
every other, and each orange riches, know about the hard life of
f'. pany paid no attention to a letter Against Mr. Parker Earle.
is working against every other the Florida trucker or orange grower?
f sent them containing a Soon after the appointment of a
The orange growers of Florida If he ever comes South he rolls throughthe
: We hope this will make Chief of the Horticultural
company Depart-
to hold a convention and get to- country in his wheeled palace, and
their promises, otherwise we shall ment began to be agitated a petitionwas
Pt. ., If they.would all pull to- everything seems to him of the colorof
once drop their advertisement. this office Director
prepared at asking -
.L for Florida and the orange busi rose and orange. His fair, round

,: Mr. W. Moseley, of 'their: individual profits would General Davis not to appoint to belly, with good capon lined, has no

r sends us a few of his cigars .-Letter in Augusta Chron- that position Mr. Parker Earle, since pertinent. knowledge of the poor

from tobacco of his own his rulings at the New Orleans World's wretch who was fain to fill himself

on sandy land. On being I Fair in favor of California and against that morning with cabbage and rusty

they give forth a rich, An "April Fool" Frost. Florida had shown him to be lackingin bacon, and was kicked flat by the cow.

aroma, but the ash i is inclined to hard to contemplate an April the impartiality requisite in that We do not mean to make sport of

in burning, and does not remain with equanimity, but it affords I high office., As there was not time to I these matters. As Herr Jacobs saidto

: This is probably due to a lack of help thereto to' consider the !give it a general circulation, it was the King of Prussia in 1848, "It

:, cient sweating to extract the gum ; : in Chicago and the famine in signed by the President and Secretaryof is the misfortune of kings that they
the State Horticultural the
we believe that with a more Many tender: vegetables had Society, cannot hear the truth." The trans-
f. of the
removal of this element the transplanted into the field and Secretary Orange portation kings do not hear the tale
Union and the editors of the
county tobacco will turn out as cut down. Agriculturist of the luckless wight who lost all his
; cigars,as that from Gadsden. .loss in seed, labor and time is AND cukes in one frost, and whose children
GROWER and forwarded Mr. Davis.A .
had to barefoot the next winter as
One does not have to go
Doubtless malaria has received from him
enters reply ,
here to learn that Florida is a result Such things are not printedin
the mouth than the of the
through through acknowledging receipt
the read. Mere'sthe
treacherous as other State. newspapers'
nostrils. People should keep any petition and stating that it will receive
.. 1..oi"I is a month or six weeks pity.
mouths closed at all times, so far due consideration when the appointment -
.ry but a thief of a blizzard crosses Men put their money into railroadsto
is concerned and is made. One other
breathing e petition,
in three days and the make money, and they have a rightto
in that is esteemed to the effect and others
a country same ( perhaps )
night'there is frost and the make money-if they can. But it
.. The nostrils made Whetherthe
ous. were was sent independently.
are gone. In the northern is the painful fact that they don't make
breathing purposes and are Legislature makes an appropriation .
of the State there never will much in Florida, or else they wouldbe
with,.minute hairs which serve as for an exhibit or not, the Flo-
security and certainty in the better officered, better manned,
filter, straining out much dust ridians have shown that they know
of tender vegetables which better equipped, better built. The
other extraneous matter that would how to resent an injustice. A thousand
I industry ought to have towns are too far apart; civilization is
great ,
injurious to the lungs. The man signatures could have been obtainedif
learn to hold large spread on too thin.
is so slack-twisted and loose-jointed reserves there had been time.
The have a right to make
in their 'seed-beds. Then growers
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his make-up as to about with
nsate them for this double Grower va. Railroad. money, too. And they do not ask
mouth open a great deal of the
; they must have good and This is an irrepressible conflict. The the government for help, while the
is the' that will be
one most likely
transportation for their crops, Inter-State Commerce Commission railroads do. They had to have charters -
fall victim
a to malaria.
can be secured only by ex represents the modern idea of arbitra- and eminent domain and dona-

Cabbages can be kept several systems of refrigerator-cars tion, while a court stands for barbarian tions of land, etc. The people made

after they head up by taking a But, better still, let us de force or war. If the growers would the government that made the railroads -

and tumbling them out just so as our great natural dairy and stand together solid they could proba- ; therefore the people have'aright

stop their growth ; and it will resources. Anywhere north bly force the transportation companiesto to ask some questions and to .

the heads, making them heavier. the tomato is a fraud. It is arbitrate with them. But soil-tillers know about these things.If .

they are uneven in heading, the $4 a bushel, and a man will are always tugging at the leash; they the man of transportation does

advanced ones may be made to is fingers on it three times out pull apart to such a degree that the not read in his papers about the hard

,. growing and wait for the others Plant it in February or government steps in and institutes this life of the average orange grower,

being pried up a.little and tipped ov and the frost catches it; plant'i board of arbitration in their interest. then he must have a gentle rap on.the

with a long handled spade. May, and the rainy season But better even than this is the meet- head to give him information. If a

li* should be upset towards the north it If a man will raise some ing which the vegetable growers arranged gentle rap will not do, he must havea

that the sun may not burn the heads.On and a Jersey cow, he will have to be held in New York April hard one. If the government could

the same principle onions may that he will not have to get up 10, where they will sit down with the I make him board a few weeks with the ,

stopped from forming further tops' and cover up. If we live long railroad and steamship magnates, man trucker and wear his horny shoes and!

treading on them and breaking we expect to see herds of with man, and take up all their contentions his trowsers stiffened with sand to the

over; this forces the development dairy cows and flocks of sheep i from A to Izzard. This is knees, there would be no need of the

bottoms, : in the open, park-like piney I'the genuine American idea of arbitra- Interstate Commerce_ ominissioJl.ft" e:

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the fact that the grei shippers that Philadelphia merchants are flower show generally poor condition. The
For know-and it takes Notwithstanding
aught we along about to the
all arrivals of are equal
and asparagus
markets of the country have fallen off site alive to shippers'inte eats, first,last
head know all these and demand We note the arrival of a few teas
to things last report at least 25 cents per box on all the tome.-Fruit 2'hJcLrJoumal.
fromKavannah. We quote: Florida cabbage,
to make all these puzzling freight! grades of oranges,except fancy in best counts, -
$19L50( per crate; do string beans, $1.7592-75( ;
the Home Market prices were fully up to lut THE BOSTON MARKET. '
schedules-it may be worth more than sale. The Auction Company quotes: Good BOSTON,April 7. peas $294; beets, 75cX&U; tomatoes, rip,

thirty cents, or more than forty cents, bright*,in beet counts,12-4032.80; mixed Iota, The same old story maybe told about the $3i{ ;-do, green,$39175.

to haul a box of to New Yorl averaging well ss to size,129150; mixed Jota sale of the cargo of the Jas. Tnrple. It was -
oranges containing quite some large fruit,11.7592; Iota thought before the sale that the market would CHICAGO MARKET.

Suppose it is. But nobody is compelled running nearly or quite all large,lower. < remain about where it was and then get even CHICAGO April.

to a railroad in Florid considerable quantity of drops culls and with New York,but could not be held there, LEMONS.-There are a good many commonto
operate refuse stock rent quite low yesterday, but all and up it goes another quarter. ,and the reputation fair on tbe market,which are moving low
and if it does not pay their owners 1 to good stock brought good prices,with stron .f BoHton was maintained that it will at $3 to 3.5',but choice to fine are firm at $1 to

operate them, they can quit the bus demands.. Russets, unless very dark, fold swell pay more for the best fruit than any place on 14.50.
as brlghts. Orape fruit sold as high as the face of the earth. Sometimes it pays the OKANOJtS.-Dutlness in generally complained -
ness. Th t's' what the cabbage man 12 70. Strictly fancy fruit,in fair counts and highest for some that is not so nice. I would of; Florida, moderate sale; Call or

has to do when it does not pay bin sound,ranges above |i, and Indian riven, In; not be surprised some of the buyers found na&! ,slow and weak; they run very much: Jo
selected stock,weuld bring 1495 in this mar- out that they had done so at this last sale. large sizes,which is a bad feature; some are
But them quit the '
nobody wants to ket. Market has been good here this season for puffy and soft. Indian River, choice fancy,

business we need the railroads and strawberries far. The supply and demand desirable sizes,$4 to 4.50; Washington Navels,

NEW YORK MARKETS. have about 'balanced,so that a good steady 151.06.
'must have them. The laborer must:
NEW YOBK,April. price has been realized,with but a very few GRAPE FRUIT.-Florlda grape fruit scarce

thumb his cash every night or ever Oranges are in moderate receipt; price ar instances of extremes either way. The shippers at$3 to 3.50 per box.MESSINA.Boxes,13.
ought to feel well pleased and feel encouraged to 8.60, $175 to 8,$2 to
Saturday his employer can wait steady. Fancy,!&@5;choice bright,33.75;
to continue another season. 2 40 $2.55 to 2.50.PINBAPPLES.Yoderate.
russets,32.753; grape fruit I2@J; strawberries ,
through, the season or the'year; tbe 30935 cents; pineapples, '15@25( cents: Foreign orange and lemons remain the sales ranging at$3

man of stocks and bonds can wait ten Florida cabbage,$1.2592; beets,$1OL50; eggplant same ss last week in prices, with a slight re- to$5 per dosen as to quality.
$1.2591.73( tomatoes, dustion in Valencia cases. WBERBIES.-Qulte plentiful, prices
; |68; squash, ;
years. In the Root and, Stump Ag fancy, $2609350; ; peas, Florida, $191.75( ; Savannahs In Florida oranges the receipts a e liberal lower. Some Lonlslanas arrived yesterday,

the railroads ought to transport produce S92 fiO; beans, wax, $1.5092.25(,( : and tae market dull. It takes extra 176200 very sandy and in bad order, sold from $2

their shoulders green,$l1.7r( ; Florida potatoes,$799( ;seconds oranges to bring over 325. Prices for Tangerines down to$1 per ease. Sales for fresh arrival/
at cost. On strong $596 Manderines and grape fruit are the sameas good berries,were$150 to$3 for 24 pint cases

they ought to carry Florid: Paw YoEK-April last. FruU Trade Journal.QUESTIONS.

the that i is Oranges remain unchanged. Indian rivers, AUCTION SALES.
through to Phosphate Age
$495; choice brlghts,1393.75; russets,$2 603;; Snow coming after which will come ,the cab Florida oranges,ll@25 per box. AND
; Florida potatoes, $Gi( 8; $4@5; ...
Florida ,3l1 t0 Savannah H. Harris &: Co. sold as follows on Monday,,
time when Florida will be the winte bageI1.25ll.50( ; peas
All reasonable questions,coming from a subacrl
March 30-Florida oranges, $193.50( per box;:
*,|1 6-192;tomatoes,$292. 0;strawberries,,
garden for a hundred million people, 28980 centfc-r-U. Special. : grape fruit,$l.5o.12( %per box; Navels, 62c her will be answered as promptly as possible, and
without charge,addressed to the editor at Lawtejr.
and then the railroads will "come to< @$2.50 per box. Replies can not be siren by mail.
H.Harris & Co.sold on Tuesday, March 31,

their own." He who plants an orange ST. LOUIS MARKETS.ST. the cargo of the 88. James Tnrple as follows 85. WILD CHERRY, Is the wild

waits from the: time when his little girl LOUIS,'April 6. -Palermo orange,56c@$5 per box, and 50r<@ cherry a good stock to graft or bud on?
Florida oranges very scarce now. Russets,, $2 60 per half box; Palermo lemons,$1.62%@ If so, what fruit would succeed best on
creeps about his feet until she stand $15003; bright,$3.5095: ;according to site 5.87% per box,and $3.7595 40 per case; Messina it? JAMES C. LONG, Tampa Fla.

before the marriage altar for the full and quality,eta Florida cabbage has been lemons, $150@3 per box. The fruit was We are not aware that this has ever

of his reward. Cannot owing freely, selling. past few days,$1,7J i coarse but fine order. been tested in this way. Suppose you
ness a great 92 per crate-an improvement over the previous try the Chinese cherry or the sweet cherry

corporation wait as long? Wealtl week. Green peas, ready sale, $2 950 BOSTON FRUIT COMPANY. and see if you cannot develop a variety

and are badly misplaced unles 2.75; beans, wax and green,3@25.. Straw Jamaica importations for the week ending that will succeed in Florida.
berries in rather light receipt and prices ranging April 1,1891: 68. PASTURE GRASSES. I have a

they are correlated with breadth ama from 25935 cents quart. The pony refrigerators Bananas,bunches, 48.069; cocoanuts,183, .43; piece of low ground, dry enough to plow

large grasp, "looking before am would pay after this; such Iota selling pumpkins, 117; pineapples, 22; cucumbers, most of the year (mucky or dark sandy
freely at&3c.quart; Louisiana and Alabamaare crates,102; tomatoes,crates 325;string beans, soil). I want to sow it in one, two or
after. shipping in a limited way. Mississippi, crates,6. three kinds of grass seed suitable for

The railroads ought to work cheaply too,has shipped a few here, making a summer and winter pasture
P. M KncLT &: Co. "It seems Itran&.,"aald a Ulackstone-street for my cow. Can you advise me.through
until such time as the growers can iet dealer,"that shippers will continue to send your paper, for which I am a subscriber,

a good grip.Markets. MARKET. us Southern eggs. Boston does not want the variety of seed or seeds I should sow
t 9 t PHILADELPHIA Southern eggs, and it is like pulling teeth to and where I can get them DR. FISH,

for Florida Produce. PHILADELPHIAAprlllPLoBIDA 2. sell them at any decent price. The generalrun Georgiana, Fla.
ORAHGKS-Market In firmer in See article on the carpet grass in this
of these. eggs are nasty and dirty outside
tone with slight Increase In prices noted,sharp hens issue. Write C. A. Bacen, Ormond, for
FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE REPORT. and weak and watery ln'lde. Southern
and prices likely to ad- and instructions.
demand now existing for and roots of Para grass
fed and poorly cared lay
JAcrsojrvxzxx, Fla.,April 8. vance. There is a great many off sizes laying are poorly Northern Write H. G. Hastings, Interlachen, for
Although we are rapidly Bearing the end ot: around the depot, not meeting with sale. poor eggs. On the other hand. and at eggs this Japan clover seed and pamphlet on culture -
generally sought by buyers,
the season shipments continue remarkably Small desirable oranges wanted. Fancy stock of the same.
much when
heavy For the week ending Saturday April tells about 25 cents higher than last week. season will bring quite as" 87. JAPAN RICE. Planter. Qnincy.
4,32,000 boxes were delivered at New York,,, SOUTHERN VEGETABLES AWD TRUCK as the best of Cape eggs. The Nursery, Seed and Canning Com-
12,000 at Philadelphia, 8,400 at Baltimore, and in this line of
Market remains good shape on Foreign oranges badly bruised during Jan pany, of Dallas Texas, advertise Japan
15,786 at Boston, making a total of 68,186 boxes of little too'
Broods and,with the exception a hailstorms are arriving In rather bad rice and buckwheat for sale.
for the four.points against 60,045 for the preceding many tomatoes upon the market,everything condition.uary by Dealers here regard this as favorable .
week. is In good demand. Havana tomatoes are so tanned
for California fruit, for soon the Florida Some excellently
Nine auction sales since the port.otMarch: Inferior to the stock arriving from Florida,
exhausted.-.Am. CuUlvator. hides shown by J. Sykes
be recently
were ,
80, shows averages as follows: 11.95, $.25,, that dealers say it is impossible to sell only at crop
11.87, 1260, a27, ;4.70, 12.07, |L9I. $141; total treat concessions. one of the English residents of Conway -

average,t&21. Fruit in these sales were prin CucumbersL25forcholce, ; common cukes, BALTIMORE MARK}T. the tanning having been done by

olpally large and coarser Much decay is alsc fl dozen; cauliflower (Southern), $9 per bar- BALTIMORE, April 2. himself with oak bark. The hides

reported. rel; Havana tomatoes, 40960< cents case; Bermuda The market is bare of Mandarins and Tangerines wcraged from four to ten feet in ,
Quotations remain About as last reported. but the demand is nil. Navels are
onions, $2.50 case; Havana potatoes, ,
for about cents
and sell
Fancy, best counts,13.754; choice blights,, U.3591( per basket.A about done, and there is lUte or no call for length, 30 per

beat counts, |3$3GO; choice russets best car load of California oranges sold as follows them. Grape fruit is very scarce and in good Foot

counts, 'I&588&26;large fruit, good weight,, on Thursday: Mediterranean sweets, demand. Quotations are as follows: Choice A machine atracted .-
SU698J6; large fruit,common and light,$l.5C rom $1109&9), mostly $2.60; Washington' bright,.769200s, nominal at$3@3.25; do,mixed wrapping oranges this
(11.13. Grape fruit Is plentiful and selling !Navels,from.$1.4092.61.( urea,$2J 093.( as to their size; choice russets, 'a good deal of attention

slowly '1.363tb0. The Navel oranges were In very bad order, are also nominal at 176@7; straight week in the grove around the Lake-

rat did not bring prices that they should have lines, $1259175; 969112s slow at $1.7592; view hotel. It did its work rapidly

HOME MARKET"REORT. Western markets have been very high On Navels,$5094-50( at to quality; grape fruit, md well. It was invented and patented -

JACKSOBYXZXX, April,8. his; delicious fruit and also will be high here per box, $1259175; per bbL, $495.50, as to : by our ingenious fellow citizen,

The Orange and Vegetable Company, .at its hen the fruit gets a little more matured. quality. VEazTABLxiArrivalsif R.ev. Thos. Hiatt, who is also the in-
which arrived and sold here on MISCELLANEOUS
sale sold the greatest number car
of boxes oranges ever offered in this city Bth of February,was entirely too early; this Florida cabbage have been extremely renter of an excellent fruit sizer.-
not being fully ripened,a icavy during this week, prices have broken
at one time at this season of the year, aggregating rariety of oranges teesburger.;
over fifteen hundred boxes. Growers: ittle later in the month will show an 1m- badly and many consignments have been re'nsed ,

'appreciate &the fact that buyers from all over >roved consumptive demand on this stock. by receiver A better condition of af- Tie gay young bicyclist he'fc in his bed,
the State finding fruit scarce, have concentrated At a meeting of the Produce Exchange on airs is looked for in a week or ten days how-demand Not for him is the spring sun shining,

here to obtain a supply from the auction Wednesday, a committee of fifteen was apPointed aver, though now there Kerns to be no Be hal been l1ung and U sore in body and bead
'aa long as the crop holds out, and they' are to operate to secure lower rates on at any prize. Berries are in light re- But Salvation Oil will make him smiling.
sub-committee of and fair demand, about all the stock
A elpt:
massing the fruit here to obtain the advantageIn 'louthem vegetables. "I've got it Jat last," said the fellow wb.
Charleston. There,is a good demand -
to Jackonvm.toconultthe"powerstkatbe" I iomlng from!
likely be appointed to.go
hree will
high values in which this rivalry of representatives This for tomatoes,but most of the arrivals >and his cough subdued by a bottle, of Drftail's '

"HofatJ!from all" gives the-Jacksonville t- a very- commendable move,and shows the ire too g ..nTh.. light. recelpU of cauli! B Cough Syrup.


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oughly developed and matured on the NEW KODAKS. A NEW TYPE ofr CALCEOLARIA has

f. arrdell and i.1 awn.: tree it has a dark brownish skin, with .. arisen and is represented by the two

firm austere flesh. It ,is of fair ,size, following varieties. The Vesuviusis
. -- --- and very palatable after it has been* .of dwarf habit, branched and very

f, Jamaica Sorrel, Again kept until the first stages of decay, compact. It is about twelve inches in

"" Editor: Perhaps Farmer&DC Governor Fn1 rower Safford: will ex- called bletting, has thoroughly softened ." You press the height.. The leaves are very numer-

the flesh of the pulp. It has a ous, sessile, soft, strongly nerved,
for the button
t' cuse me answering inquiry
rich, sub.acid flavor then, which is oval, and somewhat acute at the sum
Mrs. Jennie Perkins in regard to't
t Jamaica sorrel, in the FARMER AND highly prized by many who have be- we do the rest mit. The peduncles are short and
come'accustomed to the fruit numerous ; inflorescence full The
', ipth, especially -
: if he should look in the "cent- The medlar is usually propagatedfrom Seven Sew Styles sad Tilts flowers are borne close together and
4 seed but in sections of and of form the
; many are large good ; coloris
t a-word column" of this ALL LOADED WITH Transparent Films.
paper. ,
the South it has been budded crimson
or a very deep such striking

Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus saldarifa, For sale by all Photo.Stock Dealers.
is at least a biennial and possibly per grafted on the pear with great success.It splendor that.the eye is irresisti--
' has close affinities to the genus bly attracted. This color so intense
ennial, herbaceous member of the THE EASTMAN COMPANY,
. cotton family, reaching a height and Pyrus, and by many botanists it is during the first few days after the

diameter, in this locality, of about 7 classed as a member of this genus.- Send for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N.Y. flower has opened, that the markingsare
Garden and Forest.
) feet When it is subject to frost, it is ,; not visible, although they may

practically an annual and seed will Cereus triangularis is a most interesting plainly be seen on older flowers. The

. have to be planted each spring. Some Troublesome ,Florida Weeds. variety of perpetual blooming second variety is the calceolaria

I have planted the seed from Marchto No. 16. Cyclamen family. Grown without hybrid, deep red, ((hybrids rouge fonts).

July :25th, and the seed-pods of all fj. H. SIMPSON, MANATEE.] support it rambles over the ground; Its general appearance is much like

plantings began maturing at the same planted near a house it becomes ambitious the preceding, but it differs very muchin

time, i. e., in October, and continued Paspalumdistichum(Joint Grass, Wet My largest specimen of this the color of the flowers. Theseare

: blooming until stopped by:frost. The Bermuda-Culms) diffuse, creeping ; cactus is eight years old. The first deep blood red, lightly tinged
flowering culms a foot high, in rich with carmine, an entirely new coldr.E. .
; portion eaten is the seed-pod with its four years it contented itself clambering -
muck land two or three feet high ; A. CARkiERE, in ,Revue H rll-
red, fleshy calyx, which makes a fair on the ground and about the lower
leaves three inches
or long, by cole.
and much of the veranda. Four
sauce a jelly part years agoit
!. three four lines wides spikes .
both in flavor and color, that made or ; usu- started to climb, and now has '
ally two, (rarely three or four), spreading CvpRiPEDiUM INSIGNE still "holds
from cranberries, and it jells so read- reached the roof of the second storyof
ily that there is no danger of failure. one to two and one-half inches the house, 35 feet from the ground: the field"' as one of the most useful

While both the seed-pod and the long. This usually grows in wet or It has sent out innumerable great tri- decorative orchids for this season of
damp ground, and is a valuable past- the [holidays] If this old lady's
calyx may be used, the quality of the angular branches in every direction, year
and makes the best of
is the ure grass hay itself white roots slipper, in some of its best varieties,
jelly improved by using calyx attaching by long, ,
when rich soil where
growing in were to now on the boards
alone. which loosen as the branches become appear ,
the growth is tall enough to cut for there would, be sensational prices
Its cultivation should be similar to stfbng and hang like a grey fringe all got-
hay. However, it often gets into dry for it. Northern Gardener.
ten -
r that of cotton ; a little fertilizer anda over the plant. reaches across the

half dozen hoeings never failing to cultivated land, especially orange window on the upper and lower veran- ..---
where I informed it is .
give a good crop of pods, of which I groves terrible It am is perennial like a das, twists itself under the ceiling for ECHEVERIAS, popularly called"Hen

.. have picked one and one-half bushels all pest.-the a several yards, winds about the railing and Chickens," grow in the shape of
Paspalums. People
from at one'picking. and has thrown one bunch out ten or '
twenty plants, who have it in their inform me rosettes, and are mostly used for rock-
On the whole the ease groves fifteen feet which hangs pendulous ina
considering that it is bad than the ; work. Some of them make excellent
as or worse nox-
certainty and cheapness with which ious Panieum Curtisii (Maiden Cane) white Lamarque rose near it. The border and bedding plants, and a few,

the pods can be produced, the readi- Mr. O. Wheeler of Braidentown flowers open at 5 p. m., and close at such as Echeveria metallfca, make

ness with which it jells and the,qual- informs B. that he,has it after, ip a. m., they measure twelve inches very handsome pot plants. They
me plowed
ity of the jelly, it is one of ,the few the set in with good ; across, are double, creamy white, out- thrive well without much moisture or

novelties well worth raising, and I suIts.dry I season have doubt if the land re side petals yellow, the stems two inchesin care, and when water is scarce for irrigation -
have know of discard- no diameter. This is said be
yet to a family cactus to nothing can re.
well harrowed after plowing and purposes
ing its use after once raising plants. was the forked into to and one of the curiosities of the United place them. There are over one hun,
roots piles dry
Seed can be kept over each winter. the harrowing and forkingthe States, being the largest of its kind dred species; three species are foundin
CYRUS W. BUTLER.St. plowing, known.-From Mrs. T. B. Shepherd's Califcrnia. -, '

Petersburg, Fla. roots into piles repeated every few Catalogue, Ventura, 'C l. .
weeks the
during dry season, or as
often it would do the 4 FOR DYSPEPSIA, .
The Medlar. as to plow grove,
A "Grave" Subject. V Indigestion and Stomach disordlft,use
The medlar (Mcsfilus Germanica) this method would exterminate it in ,BROWN'S mON BITTERS.All .
Jacksonville:Marble Co. is considered
is a native of Europe, where it is frequently one season. The very first appear- One f the largest and most responsible man* dealers keep it,'SI per bottle. Genuine baa
met with in !its wild state; but ance of this pest in cultivated land urn turers and retail dealers in monun nts trade-mark and crossed red lines on wrapper.EVAPORATOR.
should be the total an headstones in the United States, their
in several of the Southern States the promptly met by woe.:always giving satisfaction. They Ave

fruit is.becoming quite popular. In eradication of every plant. offices and works at 530 W. 20th street,New
Yol'-c, 25 Laura street, Jacksonville, /'la, RUIT -
it ranks high as a com- Pas-
Germany very Paspalum ciliatifolium (Fringed THE ZIMMERMAN
TanVa: Flo., and Orlando Fla. and agencies .
mon fruit, and large quantities are disposed palum).This is a perennial growing at direrent points in the douthern Styes and : and price The. Illustratedta Urd Ct Laebl.e.dilfrrentsisee lojrn.tree.
of on the market-stalls of all in damp or dry, cultivated or waste West EWies. 1 UE IfLYM YEll WON WOlUtB
the principal cities. When the, seeds grounds. The culms are clusteredand

were first brought to this country it'is erect or spreading. It never HGES S alsd

difficult to say, and there is very little creeps. The margins of the leavesare

information to be obtained about it fringed and some the whole leaf ICBA1'ties

from any American books on fruit i is hairy. There are from one to several -

culture. rather long, slender peduncles
The medlar reached Florida from I from the upper sheath. Each peduncle -

New Orleans, having been brought usually bears a solitary spike, ENGIJ pl LLS'A 11th

by some of the French Jesuits. It (though scmetimes two or three) with G SAT MEDICINE 'GU1N / X

has now been growing in the Florida three of orbicular spikelets. It
For Bilious and Nervous Disorders, such as Wind and Pain in the Stomach Sick
gardens for thirty years, and in sections is a good pasture grass, but most too Headache, Giddiness Fulness, and Swelling. after Meals, Dizziness and Drowsiness,
of Shortness of Breath Costiveness,
Cold Chills,:Flushings of Heat, toss Appetite
of the upper part of the State ,common and difficult in cultivated 8cr.rY7, Blotches on the Shin DIsturbed Frightful Dreams. and all Nervous
the bushes are frequently met with in ground if allowed to go to seed and TrembUng Sensations,&e. THE FIRST DOSE WILL invited GIVE BELIEF JTWENTxJ1U.JNUXX.9 < PHI .
Every sufferer is Parrnestly toy 5 i *
r ttyonaBoguinea
a semi-wild state. The fruits on these without molestation every time it and they "r lUbe acknowledged to 6e a Wonder/u Jfedt n _' a box.-
uncultivated plants have degenerated blooms. BEECHA3TS PILLS,taken as directed,will quickly restore femaUi to complete health. For a

N greatly and present a strong contrastto --- ..p-- WEAK STOMACH ; IMPAIRED DIGESTION ; DISORDERED AVER ; .

those found ,in the gardens and Look Here, Friend, Are You Sick? they ACT LIKE HAGIC-fet doses work wonders upon the Vital crnran.. Sighening -
muscular restoring long.lost Complexion; bringing back the keen edge of
the System;
groves of the white settlers. Do you suffer from Dyspepsia.Indigestion appetite,and arousing: with the ROSEBUD OF HEALTH the who .physkat energy of the
The tree is small but handsome, Sour Stomach, Liver Complaint. Nervousness human frame. These are"facts n admitted by thousands.In all classes ot soc1 ey.and one ot the
,Lost Appetite,Billlousness, Exhaustionor best guarantees to the Nervous and Debilitated is that BHauJI'tI PILLS UVI DI: L.BiiHSiLl
and in Europe it is used for hedges Tired Feeling Pains In Chest or Lungs.Dry C7.MI PATSBT HHJICXSZ XH IHX WC2LD.) Full directions with each Do%
Cough,Nigh Isweata form of Consump THoSe'DEECJIAH., St. Helens,Lancashire, England.
almost the Prepared only by
as generally as Osage orange Prom
UonT If so,send to Hart,88 Warren Sold Druggists "V. B.F.ALLEN A CO., 365 and 367 Canal St.,New York.
is employed for like purposes in street New York who will send yoa free,by 'Sole Aeenta bv for the United States,who(Jtnyulr first),If your druggist does not keep t em,

this country. When the fruit is thor-. core.mall,a Bend bottle to-day.of floraplcxim._ which. -, la a sure WILL{ MAIL BEECHAM'S PILLS ON RECEIPT OF PRICE, 25 CENTS A BQX. .-

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ant, low, and crime-loving class of of sugar which has been formed will lettuce, holding the yellows of the
Our l\Ul'al :Jiome people than should the right to com- give it a sweetness like a sweet potato. hard-boiled eggs, with a little stem and
.. .. mit manslaughter and robbery in any Strip the rind off, and boil it until soft, two leaves stuck into them to make
To ;-Friend.- -; :- other form. The array of names ami it will make one of the nicest veg-I them look like oranges. The orange
For our Rural Home. signed to'a,petition to open 'a. saloon etables you ever ate. If you l live in ices were frozen in the yellow fruit,
Yes, old friend, after years of patient shows what class of people vote the the country, where you are blessed and the bon-bons were candied orange
waiting I clasp your hand once enforcement of these outrages uponus. with the luxury of an open wood fire, flowers. The search for somethingnovel
more, andfor a few short days we will These signatures are like "Bill try roasting some peeled half-ripened and surprising was surely never
recall the past talk of our early days, Stump X his mark." How anyone bananas in the ashes, as you do potatoes more successful.
remind each other of the many frolicswe who has seen the results of this one and see how savory a morsel PSI
participated in together. We will can ever again vote for such wrongs they make. It of the commonest Pineapple with Currant Jelly.
I linger longest over the memory of the shows of what human nature is capa- sights along the Amazon to see' The other evening I saw pineapple
friend that was true to us both. Over ble.The i groups of half-clad Indian men and served in this tempting way: The
the one whose treachery almost county says "unless youpay i women squatting around little camp pineapple had been sliced and plenti-
wrecked both our lives we will not us taxes on everything' you earn we fires roasting bananas, and having end. fully sprinkled with powdered sugar
speak. I am sure you gave her all will sell your wordly goods; pay us less mirth trying to pick them out of then a glass of red currant jelly had
the care a husband could during the taxes to protect you." Then it sells the hot coals without burning their been turned over it and on this, just
short years of your married life, and rum to some conscienceless fellow to fingers. We are all used to fried bananas before bringing to the table a cup ,of
I-well, the man by my side is kind cause us to be killed, and when we but'we are prone to forget that whipped cream was placed. This
and good, and he knows my'first love are dead hangs our slayer. A party of, for this purpose they should not be was not only dainty in appearancebut
was not given to him; still he is content men come out of a rum ,shop, insane fully ripe, as that makes them too soft exquisite to the taste.
Our dream is past and now with drink, and proceed, to shoot and too sweet. Above all, a banana
after years we meet. There are wrin- down their fellow mortals by whole- toasted or fried should be served hot,
kles on your brow, but the same kindly sale. It looks like a farce upon human for as soon as it becomes cold it grows :
eyes glance from beneath, and among government to send officers in tough and unpalatable.-Confectioner THE BEST"protection
your hair the white: is sprinkled. pursuit of the slayers, when there is and Baker.
the licensed saloon keeper protected in I '
,, Father Time is not responsible for all
the right he has bought to cause men to The Treatment of Dandruff. '
' of that. As I look in my mirror I against sudden _
see the silver threads thick the commit all the crimes known to record. Dr. Edward Clarke, in the Lancet,
gold. In a few short years among the friend The highway robber is punished as states that he had good results in per- changes in the weatheris ,
ship that was riveted here amid the a criminal because he makes his living sistent dandruff from the following to purify : ; .
scenes of earth will be renewed on by robbery and murder done with his treatment: The scalp should be thor- the blood 4 ,
hand. What is the difference between washed with and hot
the other side of the stream of life, own oughly soap
where we will gather all we loved on him and the rum seller that gainsa water, and then thoroughly dried witha
earth and the golden circlet of friend- livelihood by selling poisons that warm and soft cloth; there should withAVER'S
ship will not be broken. Friendship! make others do these.deeds? Simplythis then be rubbed into the scalp a gly-- ':p
'tis the most sacred word spoken. To ; one obtains no government cerole of tannin, of the strength of ten
hold a friend by the hand and say "I license, the other does.I to thirty grains to the ounce. Very
am your friend" .means more than an once read of a railroad man whose obstinate cases will require the higher Sarsaparilla :
idle word;; it means, no matter what conscience gave him no peace any- strength of tannin. This process shouldbe
the world says, you will be to them a where because in imagination he heard repeated twice a week at first, oncea It vitalizes .L :.'
true friend'in their hour of need. And : forever the death cries of those who week afterward. If tannin fails, as 'ct"i/"
to-day I give you my hand in friend- had been hurled into eternity by a railroad it will in some cases, then resort is and enriches / ".
ship, with no thoughts for the might- accident caused by his carelessness. had to resorcin. After the formationof the life-current and
have-beens, but friendship pure and If the rum.seller had one sparkof dandruff has ceased, the head shouldbe makes the weak
holy bring to you, old friend. humanity, he would likewise be rubbed daily with olive oil, containing -
SALLIE. haunted by the lost souls he has sold to the ounce ten grains of car- strong. .
into perdition. A saloon surroundedby bolic acid and a dram of oil of cinna-
Our Saloon Graveyard.For the.graves of its victims is a grue- mon. Has Cured Others
our Rural Home. some spectacle. Miss B. .
The editor seems to think I miscal- Oriole,Ma An Orange Breakfast.A will cure you. *
culated the number of souls our drink-I very pretty and ingeniously
ing saloon has added to the list of rum's' Bananas for the Table. planned orange breakfast was given in
victims on eternity's scroll. Come There are as many kinds of bananasas St Augustine recently, by the wife of PROTECT YOUR GRAPES
and count the graves if you can, and there are kinds of applesmediumsized the owner of some of the largest grovesin WITH THX OHIO GRAPE PBOTXOTOBS.
then reckon the number of Sundaysthat ones, such as we see in the North; the State. The center of the table Thoroughly
had elapsed before the last one big ones a foot long; thick ones, almost bore a dwarf orange-tree in a tub, upon the maturing grapes and while ri-
was put there. We have no saloon in like small muskmelons;and little which hung the growing fruit, and penIng.blight and Prevent mlldtu.
Oriole; that was a misprint. One ones only three or four inches in length. around this was heaped a bank of or- Grapes thus coo-
. saloon has made murders so common When you visit a fruit stand I fear ange blossoms. Down the middle of fiction.Madeofepeclallg red ripen to per
that people have ceased to be horrifiedat you are likely to select the biggest and the tablecloth was laid a strip of or- .
them. The neighborhood, is over- handsomest bananas you see, and thereis ange silk, on which was painted an prepared paper.water'troof
Tun with drunken negroes, and those just where you make a mistake. old German text the motto of the instantaneousAttachment
vested with authority to arrest crimi-- The smallest bananas are in nearly all House of Orange, "The Orange
nals are ten miles away in Brooksville, cases the sweetest and juciest, the tiny .Above." Upon the name-card was R-A hundred
so that a murderer usually makes fig" banana being the best of all. I set a little Mandarin tied up with nar- tunchit can be covered in a few mlnutte.SOMZRSET .
KT. Sept.20,1890.
good his escape before a fruitless pur- The rind should be thin, and there row white and green ribbon, holding They worked to my entb satisfaction.
suit begins. Unprotected women are should be no ridges or corners on it. in the knot a spray of orange flowers. will Easily want put more on,next and year.prevented mildew I
no longer safe here. My house was The larger the ridges the coarser the When these ribbons were, untied, it J.M.EICII LBDSOi(.
entered and searched last week duringa fruit. The plantain, which is the very was found! that it was only an emptied The Protector OTTTOWA I regard,IA., Oct.valuable.22,1890.
brief absence, and if it had contained coarsest kind of banana, has enormous skin of an orange cut in lateral halves, Tbe grapes I covered are as now very In perfectcondition.
A anything worth stealing! what ridges. This species is not fit to eat and filled up with orange petals, in the snail want. Those more not next covered year.J. are all gone.I .
would the arrest of the thief have without being cooked, but when boiledor midst of which lay a little box contain- .T. U OI"OSTJI.
recompensed me? It would simply baked or fried it is delicious. Any ing, for*the women, 'a spray of enameled PRICES Special Discount:5OO, $1.50 for larger; 000 quantities.,S2.50
amount to 'locking the chest after the coarse banana-that is, one having a orange flowers in the shape of a Sample 100 of fifty Cents
money is stolen." Likewise it is poor thick rind with large ridges-Is good pin, and for the men a watch charmin OHIO GRAPE PROTECTOR CO., iro ito 0
I' consolation to the murdered man to for cooking. All bananas contain the shape of a tiny gold orange.
have his murderer hanged; it cannot starch while green, which upon ripen The first course was the pale yellow
restore him to life. ing is changed by nature's wonderful grape fruit cut in half, and set in a bed ESICKLY-
A county that sells license to sell chemistry into sugar. Now if the banana of cracked ice, with a spoon to cut it .
whiskey i? a criminal pretending to is taken just after its rind has be- from the rind. Every succeedingcourse
punish its own victims. Anythingso gun to grow golden, but is still streaked had a fringe of orange leaves 190KING CUlLOM"nbJ "
clearly the excess of crime as the with green, it will contain a great deal and flowers around the edge of the to SPA!*MS are most IfVel/ troubled with
WH D y Q TO*Uwt"maedr for tbin!.tb* eelt>br U4
sale intoxicating drink should no of starch, which will make it palatable dish on which it was served. Thesalad nUnrao.B.A.FAHNEStOCK'S: VERMIFUGE.
be the of the when cooked while the small of the inner l leaves of the Be nMjreAnianiiA( uv1n0Torfail ObMerreparaeilartrUtAttb >
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VOL. V. "Agriculture is the Basis of Wealth." No. 15.


"l'OM.SAWYER, - Staff Contributor. and really to the average Allianceman the first named firm? Not at all. best of clothing for both man and ;

The people support ,the Gov- ,- one death is as welcome as an- They have a right to charge what woman, _and the lambs come in splendidly i
K ernment, and the, Government other. In view of the power of the they please for their goods and'I havean for' fresh meat during the sum 4
can not support, the people. doctor and his ability to extract eithera equal right to buy where I please. mer. Flax will grow splendidly in ;
t tooth from your head or a ten-dollar That is the whole story. If I pay this latitude ; and in addition to fur. 5
NOTICE. bill from your pocket, as may suit his $11 for a Planet Jr. cultivator and at- nishing the warp for jeans, the seed is
.I shall be glad to find out: the next sovereign fancy, it would be well for tachments in the open market, and if very valuable as a market crop. Let ,
the Allianceman to treat him with my neighbor, who is wiser, pays$7.25 our farmers, then, raise some sheep
place of meeting of each County Alli- abundant courtesy and a good dinner for the same article through the exchange and swine, and grow some flax, and
ance in the.State. Only a few have when he comes about the premises. is it any wonder that I go off make their own clothing, and live on
responded so far. C. B. COLLINS; Better be careful, for he may have behind the barn and kick myself about the farm, and live off the farm, and
State Lecturer. jalap or squills or some'powerful anti. $3.75 worth? If I buy through the keep free of debt, and they will become
Anthony, Fla. scorbutic in his pocket, and he might exchange a pair of shoes for my boy prosperous and happy.It l'
'. <- paralize you. TOM, SAWYER. for$1.65 which elsewhere] : would cost is the duty of every farmer to
Notes. me $2.50, and a pair for wife at $2.50 buy as little as possible ; and what he ,:
: Art. VIII calls for roses in the Truck Farming. which costs $3.75 elsewhere, is not does buy should be bought to the,best .'
: front yard of every Florida home. Tom Sawyer has already lost ten or the exchange a good place for me to advantage and be paid for on the spot, '..
Alliancemen pay attention. eleven thousand dollars this season by buy shoes? Such are the facts, but I Alliancemen now have purchasing
> '. *..>* not having plenty of cukes_ and early! am not trying to break down the mer agents, through whom they can pur-
We must educate our children, even peas for the market, and he will prob- chant. No, no, the merchant is not chase to the very best advantage ; and
if we have to quit chewing tobacco ably lose'one thousand dollars a month the man we are fighting. We simply they ought to form clubs and make
and limit ourselves to three drinks a from now on until July, when he will propose to avoid him when he becomesan their orders through these agents.
day. lose quite a fortune by not having a extortioner. Let him adopt the But the main thing is not to buy anything
*** big lot of melons. cash system with small profits and he you can do without, until you
Old man Grubbs says that the This thing called farming is a''losing will not wear out the seat of his pants are full handed and able to indulge
vermifuge weed planted with your to. business" anyhow when a man fools from too much sitting on the counter. your tastes for elegant things. Let us
bacco crop will eliminate worms. It around and don't get up plenty of Some claim that the exchange did not economize this present year and not
is also good for wormy children. truck for the commission merchant to cause the present lower rates of profiton go in debt, and the prosperity you J.
-*** wrestle with. Tom never shipped but goods. We think it did and the have been sighing for will surely come
A Florida colt is worth one dollar one lot of vegetables, to disappear farmers all over the land are of that and come speedily. Let us keep out .
,and fifteen cents. A Kentucky colt into the insatiate stomach of the .festive opinion. Abolish the exchange and of debt at any hazard, and all will be \
brings from $500 to $Ioooo-and is Yankee, and they disappeared at you will see a general advance in pricesall well. PRESIDENT POLK.
readily sold at that. once,, while only thirty cents in post- along the line. .
'*** I age stamps came back to soothe his TOM SAWYER. Tax Reform. ),
Florida lands are valued ofcen at i sunburnt feelings. That was years 1 54 Almost every newspaper in the '
$100 per acre and assessed at $7.50, ago, and the disappointed Grangerswore Keep: Out of Debt. State is shouting for tax reform, but
hence the trouble about revenue for -by his Southern Cultivator that; We want to say to all our readers, very few practical suggestions have
the,State government. never more should a Yankee eat a and especially to our farmer readers, come under our observation. The i
*** cuke or a potato or a bean, nor any some things about debt. We are sure laws, as they stand at present, are not
Large prices for poor lands' have a other species of garden truck raised that what we say will help everyone as bad as one might suppose from the
tendency to discourage immigration, by him-and he has kept his oath. who will carefully read it and act upon manner in which they are denounced.
but there are "quite a good many" It's an awful easy one to keep, but it They are far from perfect we will
persons already in Florida who seem the poor commission man suffers. The time is at hand when it is nec- admit, but the main trouble lies in the .
not to care for a larger population. TOM SAWYER. essary to prepare for another crop. manner in which they are carried out.
Do not go into debt to buy what you i Millions of acres are owned by rail
Tom Sawyers oldest boy joined tlje The Farmers' Alliance Exchangehas want to enable you to run another : road corporations who willfully neglectto
Alliance and killed his first deer,all in done a wonderful work for the crop, if you can help it. It is better return their lands for assessment or
: one,week. He is now plowing young people of Florida, although not one -far better-to make a small crop, to pay their taxes. The pay of an as-
corn to atone for his misdoings. in fifty of the three hundred thousand and let it be all your own at harvest sessor in a county like Brevard where
TOM SAWYER. population has patronized 'it directly. time, than it is to go in debt in orderto the assessed value of all property is
The saving to the producers on cotton, pitch a big crop and take the risk, only one million and a half, is not fair
Don't Fool With the Doctor. fruits and vegetables has been a large of failure. If you must have meansto compensation for doing the work
i: The man who writes little things for item and the cheapening of merchan- start another crop, it is better to properly. The office should be a sal.
this department has had another tough dise has stimulated trade in every line borrow the money on your farm for a aried one in those counties where the
tussle with the doctor and only escaped of goods. The practical benefit to year or two and pay cash for what commissions amount to less than
like Job of old, by the skin of the people arising from the establish- you buy. Be sure not to buy much. $1,000. And it should be non-elective
his teeth. It won't do to fool with a ment of branch exchanges in various Again we say, it is better to make a and non-political. The right man for
r* doctor too much. It's' dangerous, portions of Marion county is beingseen small crop and have it all your own the right place should be selected by
and even if, you get the advantage, of and appreciated every day. It when it has been made, than it is to the county commissioners and appointed ,
him he will call in a whole raft, of his compels the adoption of the cash system go in debt. We are sure that the by the governor.-Eatt Coast
fellows and every son of a blue pill consequently the merchants can man in debt is not free in any sense- Advocate.
among them will put in a little bill of afford to sell cheaper. Take out bad cannot consider himself free-is not .
ten dollars. They have no more compassion debts and a small margin of profit on considered free by his neighborsandworst About 120 acres of pineapple land,
on an Allianceman than they the average business will pay, but the of all, is not considered free by directly opposite Melbourne, says an
have for the meanest monopolist in loss of a fifty dollar account hurts and his creditors. exchange, has changed hands duringthe
a America. Tom Sawyer has grown must be made back out of the other Many debts that hang over and past few days. Edward Ingraham,
somewhat reckless his dealings with customers. In the exchange there are threaten the farmer could have been of Bristol, Conn., has secured a fine
doctors and he will regret it some no bad debts, no delayed accounts, avoided if he had managed his farmso body of land extending from river to
dismal day. It really won't do to no overdue notes and no acceptances as to make his bread and meat and ocean, and will engage in pineapple
fool :with a doctor and all good citi- maturing in bank, hence Mr. A. does clothing at home. We are deeply in culture on a large scale. Mr. Ingra-
zens ought to be warned in time. Adoctor not have to pay for Mr. B.'s bad debt. earnest when we say we want to see ham is an ''extensive clock manufac-
can.kill you as readily: ,a case If. I quit trading with the mercantile our farmers make their meat and bread turer. J. H. Phillips, who has the
of pleurisy as in that dreadful disease firm of Hundred, Percent & Co., and and, clothing at home. Any farmer largest patch on the peninsula, has
known to the medical profession as buy from Spot, Cash & Co., does it can raise and keep a few sheep. The purchased more land, and will iq-
44 Sferious-old-final-come-and-get-ui- .. ,' follow that I am trying to break down wool from these will make the very creue his acreage conriderably. or

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m The Farmer Feedeth AU.m tion, and'then reduced the money vol- The Farmers' Alliance in Alachua RICH FLORIDA LANDS.

t ume before the debt was paid, it is County.Thelegislativecouncilof.

i\, My lord rides through his palace gate, the most heinous crime a governmentcould the County

; My lady sweeps along In state, commit against a' people." Alliance, composed ,of one delegatefor
i The sage thinks long on many a thing, ten members of the Sub-
And To bring this principle in front of every
the maiden
| muses on marrying;
will illustrate Alliances, met at Gainesville on the
f The minstrel harpeth merrily, your door, we :
; The sailor plows the foaming sea, In 1866 Farmer Jones bought a 18th instant to hear and consider the
} The huntaman kills the good wild deer, report of the legislative, committee
farm of acres at $10 an acre ,on
t And the soldier wan without a fear. ISO appointed by the County Alliance.A .
his for
time and note
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The farmer he must feed them'all. Cotton was then worth 30 cents a motion was made by Brother

i pound, $150 a bale; ten bales would Roebuck that the legislative,committee -

Smith hammereth cheerily the sword, have paid for the place, but owing to proceed to make their report,
Priest preacheth pure and holy word,
carried.A .
contraction was
the inaugurated
Dame Alice worketh broldeVy well,
y Clerk Richard tales of love can tell, then by Congress to reduce the vol. motion was made and carried,

!., The tap-wife sells her foaming beer, ume of money in circulation, the priceof that we vote on the report by sections.

t ,Dan Fisher flaheth In the mere, cotton ten years later had fallen to The report was then read by the

(j. And courtiers ruffle,strut and shine, 10 cents a pound, $50 a bale. Farmer chairman of said committee. With
While pages bring the Gascon wine;
: But fall to each whate'er befall, Jones was sued on his note and pay much discussion one section after an- Farmers I Stop and Think.

I The farmer he must feed them all, ment forced, and ,instead of settlingthe other was voted on until the whole was
WHY of
t claim for ten bales of cotton, he is adopted without making any changein Spend the best years your
; Man builds his castles fair and high, life cultivating the soils of the frozen
required now to bales at 10 the report:
: Whatever river runneth by, pay 30 North and West raising crops on which
Great cities rise In everyland, cents a pound to raise the$1,500, and WHEREAS, Public officers are public the freight is often not realized, when

H Great churches show the builder's hand, that's not all; he is required to pay ten servants elected by the people and for land from the undersigned .

: Great arches,monuments and towers, years' interest at 8 per cent., making the people, whose course in office you can buy known lands,
rich and fertile as
Fair palaces and pleasing bowers. any ,
which takes
$1,200 twenty-four should be the
governed by wants of
Great work is done be't here and there and where you can raise a crop that the
cotton more, the principal 30 bales, those by whom they are elected and
JI And well man worketh everywhere; United States Government will pay a
i But work'or rest what'er befall, interest 24 ,bales, total 54 bales of cot- whom they should unhesitatingly rep- BOUNTY of$100 on each acre. .
4 The, farmer he must feed them all. ton to payoff the $1,500 note, which resent.
'-Exchange. ten bales would have paid in 1866, HOLD On, this isn't all. You can sell

being a difference of bales of We, the voting class representingthe the said crop right there in your home
just 44
.' farmers of Alachua county, there-
You ask for
Contraction. market for $250 acre.
banner per
cotton out of which Jones was
fore have .the right ,to demand at the "Wherefore." ,'-
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money hands of
supply our, representatives anythingthat
Quite right-facts and figures count best.
the banker and bond-holder.
controlling influence in fixing prices, will not come in conflict with the

regardless of the quantity of the com- I To make it somewhat clearer and constitution, that will relieve some of Plant the Land with Sugar Cane.

modity.As I stronger, 1868 Farmer Smith came to the burdens of the oppressed class of TO OLD Farmers and areful'pen1S-

authority for this proposition, town with a 500 pound bale of cotton, our people. ers of papers, the fact that there is now
Prof. Walker who which he and his wife and children established Kissimmee Fla. the
j we quote says: WHEREAS, Certain changes of stat- near ,
"That' prices will fall or rise, as the had raised. He sold it for 30 cents a utory laws would be of incalculable St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale

I value of money be increased or dimin- pound, getting $150 for the bale. He benefit to the masses, who are greatly news.Ve are talking to all our

ished, is a law that is,as unalterable as paid his taxes, $40; bought a cow and in need of laws favoring lighter bur- friends. Sugar cane can be raised as

any law of.nature." John Stuart Mill calf, $35; a suit of clothes, $15; dressesfor dens upon productive labor, thereby cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will

says: "If the whole volume of money Kitty and the baby, $7; barrel of equalizing the burden of the govern- pay you a bounty of two cents per pound

e in circulation was doubled prices would flour, $10; plow, sugar and coffee, ment: therefore be it on the manufactured sugar.

double. If it,was only increased one- $18, and had $30 in cash left-and he Cloud plantation in Osceola Co., Fla.,
Resolved 1st. That we favor the
fourth prices would rise onefourth.The was happy.In averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar to the
assessment of all the of the
very same effect would be produced : 1878, ten years later, the same at a fair valuation property regardlessof acre last year, and it will go 5,000

on prices if we suppose the farmer carried a 500 pound bale of county amount owned by individual, com- pounds thisyear.METHODS .

goods diminished instead of the cotton to the same market and sold it ,
money: ?
This isn't the
pany or corporation; that, we assert only big
increasing, and the contrary effect if for $42.50. He paid his taxes, $40, ,
that a fair valuation is such as property chance of your life, however. The
the goods are increasing or the money and had $2.50 left. He was so dis- I
brings when sold for cash. cultivation of rice lands about -
diminishing. So the value of money, gusted and demoralized that he in- I
is to become an assured, profitablefact.
; all things remaining the same, varies vested the $2.50 in red whiskey and 2d. That we favor such changes in richer
There no or
the road law to make it
present as
its quantity. dead drunk and dead brokeandwent
inversely as got lands in
truck and market-garden
Mr. Ricardo "that commodities home an unhappy man. Kitty applicable to poor counties, having
says : world than the land on the rich over-
due regard for the protection of labor
and the babies short in their i
will rise and fall in prices in proportion went flow or bottom lands about Kissimmee. -
against the discrimination heretofore ,
Christmas dresses and the feet of the
the increase diminutionof ,
or Write, for confirmation, to Col.
shown favor of capital thereby
I aSsume. fact that is little ones have felt many a pang fromwinter's '
as a
money, A. K. McClure, editor, Philadelphia
making the owners.. of
frosts that roll ---- property ----- --
incontrovertible. That such would be Shylock might :;
theexpenses Times who bas'personal knowledge.Then .
county bear their just portion of
the the most celebrated writerson in luxury. r
case, of the public highways. We in lands for orange groves, or
political economy are agreed.." Again, Farmer Pitts is in debt and further demand that the one dollar .groves already cultivated or bearing,

As to the practical effect of this sys- has taxes to pay; he raised 300 bushelsof per capita road tax be repealed, as it !I can satisfy you that your best interestslie .

tem of contraction the report of the wheat and five ((5)) bales of cotton.It is unauthorized by the constitution, in seeing me before any one else.

late silver commission : "The true requires one hundred bushels of: HOMES.
says and a thrust at the poor laboring class BEAUTIFUL The healthfulness -
and only cause of the stagnation in wheat for seed and bread, and three of our people.3d. and beauty of Kissimmeehave
and now bales of cotton buy groceries and cloth-
industry commerce, No
every- never been questioned.
That demand a rigid anti-
where felt is the fact everywhere ex- ing, boots, shoes and other family ,nec- we
diphtheria no consumption, no pneu-
law with penalty for violationof ,
essaries bushels of wheat and trust ,
of prices caused ; 200
falling by a medical
isting the sufficient to deter men monia-in fact, read our
bales of cotton then his surplus same
in the volume in represents
shrinkage money. Beautiful cottages, or
it. report.
from breaking
David Hume said "A nation whose 1 to be applied to the payment of lots suitable for residences. Writefor
his debts and taxes. 4th. That we demand a Law to prohibit
decreases is weaker and
money actually terms particulars.
contract labor in the State prison -
Before contraction bushels of
miserable than other nations 200
and more COME SOUTH And get untold
and in lieu thereof that the con- ,
wheat worth $400 and two balesof ,
which less but are on was ,
possess money quantities of the grandest climate in \
victs be worked on the public roadsin
total of
$300 making a $700to
an increasing the world free with each acre of ground
be applied to his debts and taxes. the several counties, thereby lessening -
Wm. H. Crawford, Secretary of the the burdens of the taxpayers, purchased. Come where you can till

Treasury in 1820, in his report, said: How is it now? Two hundred bush. instead of enriching the corporationsand the soil twelve months in the year.

"All intelligent writers on currency els of wheat brings only$140, and two moneyed kings. At least write to me for full particulars.

agree that when it is decreasing in bales of cotton $90, a total of $230, 5th. That we demand the makingof WM. CANNON,

and misery must making a difference of$470,since con- Fla.
amount, poverty prevail. mortgages taxable for their face JLissimmee,
." traction. Where has the difference Agent for the lands of tile Dlsston Companies,
?-From the Tallahassee Alliance. values and relieving the owner of the For the Associated Railways lands,and the
As to the moral effect of; such a'system gone mortgaged property from assessment.6th. lands of Kleslinmce Land Co.
Abraham said "If The of the above is correct Phosphate, sugar cane, rice, trucking,
Lincoln : a principle That we are opposed to taxingthe 1
fruit, grazing, timber, general farming,
government contracted a debt with a but.the prices assured' are often farmers and laboring people of our md home lands. Send for map showing '

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migrants to buy the lands of ,rich corporations "I am in favor othe bill, though Keep a Level Head. radical party measure and the farmers'
and ask our members'of the I would prefer 600 members i in the The advice;' we have given under organization that goes into the fight
... Legislature, to use their influence for 'louse and in the Senate. I believe the above heading on two different occasions must do it upon party grounds.
the repeal of the law creating bureauof that the census has been as fairly before this, seems to be emi This is given simply as an illustration -
immigration. taken as any other. I am a Demo- nently fitting, and appropriate: still. of the,fact we are trying to impress -
7th. That we demand that the pres. crat, an emphatic Democrat, but There is a disposition manifested by upon the minds of our readers-
ent Railroad Commision law be so thank God I am a man capable of being some honest and well meaning men to that our farmers' organizations must
amended as to give relief to the'peoplein just to every man differing fromme lead the farmers' organizations of the steer clear of old party complicationsif
the transportation of their products, in politics or religion. Mr. Porter State into troublous waters, full of they expect to hold together and
and if it cannot be done, then: we ask had a character to lose and a repu- dangerous rocks. When a farmers' accomplish anything for agriculture.If .
the repeal of said law. tation to preserve. Though, without organization strikes a partisan rock its they want to adopt independentaction
8th. That we are opposed to the doubt, injustice had been done here destruction is sure, and only a matterof it should be done on a platform ;
"No fence" law in Alachua county. and there ; taking the census as a time. There are vital questions of its own, upon which all farmers of
9th. That we request our members whole' it- was as fair as any census which these organizations can discuss, all political parties can stand, shoulder -
: of the Legislature to vote for ,no man ever taken." Mr. Tillman then proceeded vital principles they can adopt, and to shoulder. By this we do
v for United States Senator who is not to give his reason for desiringan important reforms they can accom- not mean the formation of a new
in full sympathy with the principlesthat increased representation, believing, plish. There are other questions and party. If that is ever deemed advisable -
originated at St. Louis and en- as he did it was, to the interest of the principles of equally vital importance, ) it should not be a farmers' party
dorsed'at Ocala by the supreme council people that their representatives'should which, as, farmers' organizations, theycan alone, and if national in its characterit
; of the Farmers' Alliance and Industrial be brought nearer to them. Before not discuss or adopt without creating must perforce announce principlesof
Union. long the people would not only wantan -a division of sentiment that will a national character. It will haveto
*. While we deprecate all intense increased representation and more eventually rend the organization in take a position upon questions of
tisan feeling, knowing that the par-day money, but the imposition of an income twain. We believe every one will political economy relating to national
may come, however much it be tax. Had the people been fully admit this proposition, if he is intelli- affairs, and go into the contest like all
r regretted, that the good men may of all and fairly' represented in 1870 the income gent and observing, though there maybe other> political parties, expecting the
parties must unite in one grand move- tax'would not have been repealed some difference of opinion as to support or opposition of men. of all
ment against the despoilers of our com and tax on sugar would not what these questions and principlesare. vocations. Until this is done, it will
mon heritage. W. M. BLITCH, have been imposed. The mutteringsof It is impossible to change: men's be well to avoid all questions that will
Ch'n. Legislation Commmittee.A the Farmers' Alliance in the South long-settled, political sentiments by a divide the farmers of Ohio in their
and West meant that henceforth the esolution. Mr. Hixson, in last week's efforts to obtain redress of wrongs and _
motion was made by "Bro. Roe- people should have not only 'representation Farmer, expressed the idea very for- recognition of their rights.-Ohio Far-
buck and carried, that we, as Alliancemen and more but less he did
money, cibly, though not intend to mer.
condemn the State and county taxation on the poor and an incometax have it enforced in this way. "Re-I is.
superintendents for giving the teachersof on the rich. He warned the gen- publicans will never vote for Democrats Comparative. Food Consumption.In .
the county five days time to attend tlemen who will the of food
represented corporate nor Democrats vote for Re- use our people are
the State Institute at Tampa, and deducting power to prepare for battle, for it was publicans. It is not to be expected profuse and even wasteful. All classes
said_ time from the public coming. that the teachings and divisions of use meats freely, ordinarily three times
schools.A years will be overcome by methods of daily. A great variety of fish, oysters
motion was made by Brother Eas- The French Method. doubtful expediency." Mr. H. uses that have a name extending beyondseas
terlin and carried, asking the Legislature All the tobacco stores in France belong this argument in, favor of independent and various forms of the crus-
to reduce the fees allowed by the to the political enrich the national
State. There are over action on the part of farmers. tacea dietary.
laws of the State to the medical profes- 4o,00o'of them. The State does not Butupon what platform? "Ay, there'sthe According to accepted statistics, Great
sion, from fifty cents per mile in the sell tobacco at retail except in three rub." Let any farmers' organization Britain consumes an average meat
day to twenty cents, and from one dollar stores. All the others are let to in Ohio , favor of a high ration not-over two-thirds as large as
a mile at night be changed to widows of officers, government officials protective tariff, for instance, and the American, France scarcely half as
thirty cents.A and sometimes to the widows of every member who believes in tariff large, Germany, Austria and Italy
motion was made )by Brother Senators,deputies and prefects. They {for revenue only or in free trade, still less. The more favored and
Holdridge and carried. In the interestof take the place of pensions.. If the would withdraw. Let declare une- fortunately conditioned laborer of
honest elections and the credit and Government grants a pension to the quivocally'for free trade, and every Continental Europe gets meat on Sun-
good name of our State, we ask that wife of some man who has died in the man who honestly believes in protection day, and two or three times duringthe
the election laws be so changed or service of his country, that generallymeans for American industries will sever week, yet the statement of one of
amended require the appointment -, that she gets a tobacco store, his connection at once. It can't be our, consuls in Germany that "the
of one inspector of elections in or bureau as it is called. As the otherwise with honest men, who havean working man rarely eats meat, exceptin
each precinct from the most numerous social position of the pensioners will opinion and have courage and the form of sausage, and his wife
political party not in power at the time not allow them to run the bureaus manhood enough to stand by it. The and children scarcely know the taste
of election.A directly, they let them. The dealeris fact is, there are certain organic prin- of it," is fairly representative of large
motion was also made by Brother allowed 10 per cent. by the, Govern- ciples that characterize the various political districts of many countries.
Holdridge and, carried, that we ask ment, and is prohibited from selling parties, and which cannot be The American negro, even in the
our representatives to use all honorable tobacco that and from them. If farmers' of allowed
any except supplied separated a days slavery, was usually a
means for the passage of a law by priced oy the State. Neither must .organization adopts an organic principle weekly ration of three pounds of bacon
which railroads will be required to they make cigarettes out of Govern I of either party it becomes identi- and a peck of meal, besides vegetablesand
pay for all stock killed or injured by ment tobacco. Every cigarette must fied with that party to that extent, and other products, either of the
the railroads, provided said roads are bear, the official stamp. The State deny it as you may, attempt to coverit plantation or his own garden patch.
not fenced. has three bureaus in ,Paris, where the up as you will, it will be regarded, This made at least 150 pounds per
A motion was also made and carried best.quality of cigars can be obtained. at least, as an auxiliary of that party. annum, not to mention the occasional
that the secretary be required to send These are either imported or made out We speak without any reference possum and chicken that were respectively -
a copy of the minutes of this meeting of imported tobacco.It whatever to the right or wrong of his legitimate plunder; and
to the Gainesville Sun, THE FARMER was Napoleon who established principles referred to. This has nothing this amount of meat is more than the
AND FRUIT GROWER,' the Alliance and this monopoly in tobacco. The weed to do with the question we are average consumption of any European
National Economist had been introduced into France by a discussing. The Farmers' Alliance nation, and two or three times as
There being no further business the Frenchman named Nicot, and and Industrial Union that has just much as the average ration of severalof
meeting adjourned. its manufacture was in 1621. A closed its annual meeting at Ocala, them, including with the peasant
. W. M. BILCH, monopoly was established in 1674, Florida, adopted a resolution strongly and artisan the citizen and nobility.The .
D. C. McINTOSH, Chairman. but was abolished long before the condemning the election bill now pen- average consumption of meat
Secretary. Revolution. Tobacco proved a profit- ding in Congress. Whether that bill in the United States is probably not
-*-.-. able business when the culture was is right or not, it could not be adopted less than 175 pounds per annum. Of
The Opinion of an Honest Man. free. Napoleon was attracted at a or condemned by any farmers' organization other civilized nations, only Great
Congressman Tillman, of South ball in the Tuileries by a lady gor- in the North without creating Britain exceeds 100, and many of
Carolina, it should seem, is like his geously arrayed with diamonds and( trouble, and this action will sow seedsof them scarcely average fifty pounds.The .
brother Governor Tillman, in that he jewels. "Who is that princess?" he dissention in even that body, com- consumption of cereals by man
has opinions of his own and is not inquired. When told that she was posed so largely of Southern men and beast is three times as much, in
,: afraid to express the same in an em- only a tobacco manufacturer's wife, The bill is a distinctive Republican proportion to population, as in
' phati .and pointed manner. In discussing he at once resolved to take charge of measure; supported substantially by all Europe. For the past ten years the
I, the apportionment bill, he this means of acquiring. wealth,-AT; the :Republicans in Congress and opposed average has been forty-five bushelsfor
said; I Y. Sun. by all the :pe ocrats. It is a each unit of population,. while. ,!the

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usual European consumption.does not present board of health is entirely too 'West live only for to-day. Will tomorrow

vary greatly from sixteen bushels per expensive. Curtail the expenses of ] take care of itself? It will

annum. While all is not used as food the present one or repeal it if you will, ].not[ so we must take care for it.-

for man, no small part contributes to but give us another. Don't leave us MRS. LUCIE VANNEVAR.

the meat supply. without anything to guard the healthof

The average consumption of wheat our seaports.-Tollahassuan.m tLFlorida

for bread is nearly five bushels, and m If You Have .

about three bushels of- maize and one Key West, it is said is the largest

bushel of oats and rye, or approxi- I city in the State. Jacksonville says Ho appetite,Indigestion, Flatulence
Headache, "all down," log
mately nine bushels for each inhabitant -: Blefc ran
not. Be that as it may, it is'a fact lag flesh,you trill rindMs
The average European con- attested to in a public meeting, that
sumption of wheat is about 3.5 out of four thousand children who '

1 bushels.. In the consumption of fruits, should be in school, one thousand Pills Central and PeninsularRAILROAD
the difference between this and other
., attend in a desultory manner. The
countries is marked with unusual emI -
J cause, the factories. The .almighty ,
4 phasis. Small fruits, orchard fruits of dollar is so powerful that parents send THE FLORIDA TRUNK LINE
all kinds and fruits well fee remedy yon need. They tone up
tropical as as
1 i their children to the factories before floe weak stomach and build up the (Formerly F#R.&N. Co.)offers Increased
melons of varieties are in fla Sufferers from facilities this for travel to Florida,
; ., many pro- they are fairly out of swaddling clothes. ring energies. season
mental or physical overwook will find having In addition to its old and popular
; fuse and universal use in cities
daily Some one expressed jt to me the other Mlior from them.Nicely coated, connections, the LOUISVILLE' k NASH-
I and towns and in the the VILLE R.R. at the River Junction and the
country described
i rather it
. kinds locally cultivated are still that the girls and young men work in Suwannee River route to Florida),arranged
cheaper and abundant in their for a new route from the West and North
! the factories raise children
marry, "OSGOOD" west via Montgomery,Bainbridge and Monti-
respective localities, though scarce in who in their turn lead the lives their cello, carrying through sleepers from CIN-

i the regions of recent settlement and fathers and mothers did, and so on to 7 0.S.Standard CINNATI The road TO has no less than

those unsuited to a wide range of the end. But it must not be. We d SCALESSenton Seven Points of Connection With

species. who know that man was made'a little Bent Freight paid the North

',The consumption of vegetables' is higher than the brutes, or if you will, ,.t 35 1 low.ODIIJ arr..n:3OSGOOD : namely, Fernandina,Callahan, Jacksonville,

not excessive. The products that are a little lower than the angels, know &r IOMPSON"Binghamton N.Y Live Oak,Lake City, Montlceilo and River
Junction making comfortable connections
rarest and dearest are those which are
that sin if let brother chicago
we we our re with Kansas City and all northern
f advancing in relative prominence in main steeped in ignorance. It is not cities, for which this road la specially -In-
THE GLORY OF MAN augurated.
the dietary of the people. Varietyand
I alone Key West, there are other townsin The Florida Central
quality in food products' are the the State where the cigar industryis STRENGTH.VITALITY !
and Peninsular Railroad
points in which has been
1 progress pushing in. May it not be in time
continuous and extensive. Not un- that the folds will close around them How Lost! How Regained, Is finest the greatest parts of artery Florida of, travel traversing through twenty-the

frequently skilled mechanics or miners, and that ignorance and vice will reign four counties Gadsden, Jefferson, Duv r.
TH t1ENCE.oF Alachua, Lake, Leon, Suwannee, Nassau,
fastidious -
making high wages, are more supreme there. Vice I believe is not Levy, Orange, Hlllsborough, WakuUa,
;; and profuse in their marketingthan in in ; IfE Columbia, Clay, Marion, Polk, Manatee,
as prevalent Key West as some Madison, Baker, Bradford, Bumter, Her-
citizens living upon the profits of other places, for there is a simple nando and DeSoto--In their richest portion.It .
;; capital. The abundance and varietyof runs through the MIDDLE FLORIDA RKOIOK -
in the of the
crudity people
manners or HILL COUNTRY where are the fine old
i every form of food production and certain chivalry which burns brightly
a .
Farming Lands and the New To-
!f: the general distribution of means for through the dark crust of privation KNoUllY5aEL

I procuring it lead to profusion and tendto which must be the keynote of many a THE SCIENCE OF LIFEA bacco Farms
wastefulness.-PRoF. J. R. DODGE. life here. Scientific and Standard Popular Medical Treatise reached by no other line)', some of them
, oaths Error of YonthPrematureDeclineNerrons conducted on a large scale. Here are Quincy,
, But all the need and Physical Debility,Imparities of the Blood.EXHAUSTEDYlTALiTT. Tallahassee (the capital), Monticello, Madi--
same we a compulsory
son and other towns,from whose comfortable,
; Immigration will also come in for a education law, and that we ample dwellings, reposing In a fertile
I = large share of the attention of Florida's I II country,Is cominga renewed energy to em-
regard as of as much importance, nay ploy tne resources lavished about them.
:.' solons. There seems to be a sentiment more than the immigration law. I Htretchlng down through

; among the Florida''press gang" have never had the subject forced uponme UNTOLD I MISERIES The Peach Country
t in favor of two-mill tax for immigration of Baker, Bradford,Alachua and Levy coun-
a -
before but that I have
now seen Resulting from Folly,Vice Ignorance,Excesses or ties,through the prosperous
: purposes. There are no the evils of certain Overtaxation, Enern.t1ng.and unfitting the Tictim
our overlooking
for Work,Business,the Harried or Social Relation. Strawberry Farms
t. grounds for a ccatradiction of the vital points, I am going to run up at Aroid unskillful pretenders. Possess this great of Lawteystarke and Waldo.perhaps superior
"' fact that Florida needs immigration masthead the of work. It contains 800 pages,royal STO. Beautiful In profit to the orange grove-It goes throughthe
motto "Plenty
my binding,embossed,full gut. Price only $1.00 by bean of she state, penetrating some of
t and needs it bad. It is also evident free schools, and force the children mail,postpaid! ,conce&1ecl1n plain wrapper. ,Ulnstratire the finest groves,one having

i that a larger amount than that raised into them, if there is no other way." distinguished Prospectus author Free Win.,if iL YOU Parker apply,now.M. D.,The re- 7OOOO' Full-bearIng Orange

I by the present assessment of one-half .Poverty will protest, but in time there celTe from
mill is necessary for the purpose of will follow: us an enlightened, educated this PRIZE ESSAY on NERVOUS and passing for nearly a mile between them-
PHYSICAL DEBILITY.Dr.Parkerand making Its way southward to the Gulf,and to
desired acorpsof
the result but
1 securing we are people, who will not be poor in the Assistant Physicians may be consulted, confidentially the more tropical of the Btate. In
of the opinion that a two,mill immigration sense so many of us are now. Everyman by mail or in person, at the office of all portions of the Mate It reaches points of

tax is more than the people of is poor who lives only for to-day. No.THE 4 PEAOODY Bulflnch,MEDICAL Boston,Maas.INSTITUTE.,to whom all Scenic Interest.
Florida are willing to for that orders for books or letters for adtice: should be Wakulla Springs In the West,the Suwannee
pay The majority of the people of Key .
directed as aborts River, as beautiful and romantic as It Is
purpose. One mill for immigration, famous,Silver In the lake region,
and the lakes themselves with their surroundings -
would do
judiciously expended, a of rolling land interspersed with toward attracting to Florida pleasant homes In green groves,sloping down
to the clear lake this
fronts. of
By means
i that class of immigrants that are road you can most readily reach the

wanted. Of course two mills expended D.pa1B DfiS Hunting and Fishing Grounds.The .

in the same manner would accom- settler will find on the line of this roada
: greater opportunity for varied selection of
but these that
plish more are matters
land than on any other road In the btate-
i should not be too hastily jumped into. from lightest soils to those underlaid with
clay and marl, and of richest hammoek-
\ One mill now would better meet with Brilliant whether for regular mixed farming,stock or

f the views ,of the great majority of the dairy farming, peach or strawberry.culture,
orange groves and vegetable gardens.The
Durable !
4 people and we think it enough. tourist will be gratified with 1U
There is alo sentiment in favor of scenery. The health-seeker on Its ample
Economical route can find some spot adapted to his
repealing the board of health bill wants. On the hard clay roads of Middle ,,
!. Florida the horseman will ride with speed
passed at the extra session of 1889. and satisfaction, and the Florida Central
There is a question of doubt in our Diamond Dyes creel sH others in Strength, Purity, and Fastness. None other are and Peninsular Is theSportsman's

mind as to the advisability of'such a'' just as good. Beware of imitations,because they are made of cheap and inferior materialsand Route.

step, unless it is by passing another give poor,weak,croaky colors. To be sure of success use only the DIAMOND DYES Norr having.--Passengers tickets over from the Northern Florida connections Central-

and better one. The yellow fever for coloring Dresses,, Stockings, Yams, Carpets, Feathers, Ribbons, &c.,&c. We warrant and have Peninsular the privilege to of points being In taken Mouth Into Florida Jack

experiences,of three summers ago area them to color more goods,package for package,than any other dyes ever made,and to give sonvllle over the Company and alloweda

1 solemn warning to us that steps must more brilliant and durable colors. Ask for the DIAMOND, and take no other. ticket stopover,with return within to the their going route limits for destination of the-

be taken during the summer season to Send postal for Dye Book,Sample Card directions for coloring Photos.,making the finest Ink or Bluing free of extra charge. Send for map.. of
) keep out such diseases or else they (ro cab a quart),etc. Sold by Druggists. Address Florida,mailed free.
A. O. ilACDONELL,G.P.A.rJacksonviUe'F1a.
1. will greatly retard the progress of the WELLS, RICHARDSON & CO., Burlington Vt. "

i State by their annual visitations in the For Gilding or Gold, 8Hrert Bronze, N. 8. PENNINGTONTramcManaaer.-:
+ one section or the other. True, the Fancy Articles.. USE DIAMON I D PAl I NTS Copper. Only IO Cents. D.E.MAXWELL,General Manager..

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The 'sole reason why Indian River BARTER COLUMN. fflOrUDA.SWTCHCHAS.I !(

oranges are quoted higher than other I-r.GROWQ IAIE

sections is because that: country R.
Definite exchange offers Inserted free. State what thRMmr .=
. adopted a policy 'years ago which i it you hare and what you want. ISIS .

has strictly adhered to : First, ship Open to subscribers only.

only' first-class fruit; second, pick It .'W. DACOSTA, Publisher. PIANOS.
\... Jamaica Sorrel Seed and Plant*-Duncan
and pack it with scrupulous care and Bros., Keene P. 0.,FJa."CENTAWORD". Terms of Subscription: UNEQUALLED IN

neatness and third, (and we call For one year ...............................|2 00

special attention to this) every box is COLUMN.To For six months ..... ........... ..... ..100 Tone,Touch,Workmanship Durability

stamped in big letters; "Indian River 49 Subscriptions In all cases cash In ad- Baltimore,22 and 24 East Baltimore Street.
New York, 148 Fifth Ave
Oranges." We have 'tried, time and insure Insertion In this column adTertlse- vance. Washington, 817 Market Space.DEAFNESS. .

again to arouse our: people to the vital menta must be accompanied by the money. Rate of Advertising on application.
importance of stamping their fruit Advertisements-must not exceed fifty words. REMITTANCE should be made by Check,

Postage Stamp.reoelred In payment.; Postal Note,Money Order,or Registered Let-
"Peace River Oranges. We.believe Count ererr word: Including name and address. ter,to order of ,

there's just as fine oranges grown in FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMER ITS CAUSES AND CURE

the Peace river valley as in the world I Slater, St. Augustine, Fla., has Northern AND FRUIT GROWER, ,

And in the course of a few farm, ranches, hotels,. city property and Jacksonville, Fla. Scientifically treated by an aurlst. worldwide -
very years,
trade for Southern
merchandise to realty.. i reputation Deafness eradicated and
"Peace River will be Make offers. 4-9-5t
Oranges" eagerly Forty,Years Ago To-day.: entirely cured,of from 20 to 33: years'standing,
"Wanted 300 three to six Inch orange trees,
after. Messrs. Anderson and -
sought after all other treatments have failed. How
, The Pioneer
sour stock,with buds two to three years old; Newspaper Advertising Agency
Crum, Homeland, and Reif Bros.; or sour trees,same size, without buds. State of 8.H.Parvln's Sons was established in Cin- the difficulty is reached and the cause removed -

or Fort Meade, have been doing this very 4 lowest spot price.where Address trees, Lock cinnati on the 27th of March, 1851,forty years ,fully explained in circulars,with affidavits -
Box Leesburg, ,stating are.
several seasons. Let us all do it here- 4.94tFor ago. It has kept pace with the vancement and testimonials of cures from promi-

after.-Bartow Courier.A sale-Jamaica Sorrel and Pawpaw of civilization and the demands of the times. nent people, mailed free.
(Carica papaya) plants; one dollar per dozen, From a small beginning the business has Dr. A.FONTAINE East'14th St., N. Y.

., by Fla.malL: CYRUS W. BUTLER, Bt. Petersburg 4-2-51 gradually grown into one of immense propor-

Brain and Nerve Food, Eggs for hatching, $1 per dozen. ,Lang- tions,having unlimited credit with the entire AA RRA PIANOSPbUUU
; Hoxsford's Acid Phosphate shan,Plymouth Bocks and Brown Leghorns. newspaper press of the United States,Canada
tRIES St.Nicholas Fla.
ALBERT and foreign countries.One .
DR. O. WORTHY Lancaster N. need of kind? Send to
Do you printing any noticeable feature is the fact that during
DaCosta Printing and Publishing, House,
H., says : elf have used requiring Jacksonville Fla all these years, having maintained a high

brain and nerve food as a result of overwork All kinds of books bound and made as good standard of Integrity, the Parvin Agency successful in bosine6 Southern Homes&lesoftr since MlxMllllon 1870-Twenty Dollar nan'

.' attended with exhaustion and loss as new. Send to Da Costa Printing and.Publishing have,through fair dealing,gained the confidence and rearl increasing- Vhf? Because the Country te
House Jacksonville Fla. Interior Instruments, boil
flooded with Cheap
and good will alike of both advertisersand
of strength with impaired digestion with make beautiful \\r;
McCartney roses evergreen, publishers,thus enabling them to secure TO SELL-NOT TO USE
hedges. Plants and cuttings for
mood results. stock-prool and the public has found out that '
for their the most favorable
sale. M.ONEII, Falrbank, Fla. 12-13-16t many patrons
Do you need printing of any kind Send to consideration at the hands of publishers.The .
DaCosia and Publishing House, Our Instrument lead the world. Oar Prices,LESS
Printing of such reliable is
success a firm chron-
Method. Fairest
If you feel weak. Fla. than factories. Terms. aiaet.
Jacksonville icled with pleasure. The Parvin Agency, In- Inducements, greatest, andre pay freiirht
and all out takeBROWN'S The Florida Real Estate Journal Arcadia Write for Free Catalogues and Circulars explaining
, worn Florida-with State Map-can be had for only fused with the spirit of progressive men of fully-all in plain print. Easy to bar from us.

IRON BITTERS ten cents. South Florida lands cheap. 2-19-12 experience,and a thorough knowledge of the UDDEN&BATEO

Buy a home cheap! A pleasant home can advertising field,has gained for them a world- L
be secured on the Installment plan. Nice wide reputation and produced' fortunes for Southern Music' House, U
house and two lots In one of the most pleasant SAVANNAHCA.
of their customers.
IN CASH locations In the 'city. Address,' CIIAB. W. many
5000.00 { DACOSTA,Jacksonville, Fla. After forty years of creditable business experience *

PREMIUMS.None Send us your orders for note paper,pens in the field of advertising, the firm "
lest than $30.00.( ) Contest closes :May El.1891. Inks and all supplies. We win treat you of 8. H. Parvln's Sons deserve the hearty and MEN ONLY!
flee! WEEKLY KHQOT&EB!; for particulars. Samples free. right; DaCosta Printing and Publishing
Belt United States. a House,Jacksonville, Fla. *. cordial recognition,as well as congratulations, lid
JOHN B. McLKAH,Publisher Cincinnati,O. of the entire press of the country.Cincinnati or LOST or FAILING MANHOODt
Send for my circulars on curing salt sick and NERVOUS MBILIT Yi ,
cattle or loss of appetite. Guaranteed. Price Enquirer, March 27, 1891. I i of Body and Mi ad, Effects
medicine,thirty-five cents, by mall. If my or Excesses in Old or Young
FLORIDA BOTANICAL DEPOT conditions are complied with, I will cure or K.t>Qit, any KM tore*. Sew t...Iary.a.i
,; pay for them. It has cured some bad cases of [NEW SUBSCRIBERS ONLY.] BtrvirtknXAE,.CSDU'ILOPIDORfwrIAPABnor!
Absolutely ta
hog cholera. W. G. TILOHMAN. Palatka, 5..tSUfy=50 State.sad leaf_C.atrtWrit..a isti Can
THEO. A. MEL EB, Agent Fla. 2-5-lCt P Mrlptl aa. <)
Great bargains in very desirable real estate. BIGPremiumOffer ttrm ERIE MEDICAL CO.BUFFALNO,N Y
. WROLmiJE: DXlLia DC XKDICDUX. Send for description and price. J. L. DE- I
Polk Co. Fla 8-12-51
BIKTJX Lakeland ,
ROOts, Herbs, Barks and Berries. Wanted-Villa Franca Lemon trees and MO OPIUM NENO DR., HAMILTON
White Niagara Vines. Must be best stock aWgL > ,( : ereMd.)
: Will pay Highest Cuh Prices For and AND cheap.FRUIT-GROWER Address, .Nicox, care 2-26-FARMER* !

The Garrett Picket &Wire Fence Machine
Blue Flag Root, or Blue Lily; Butterfly Do) you need stationery of any kind-paper,
pens and Ink Send to DaCosta Printing andPublishing _. to the posts.A universal -
. >l> Root; Comfrey Root ; Cotton Root House,Jacksonville Fla. favorite. laosiaadsIn
THE: use.O r aU.4.FreiglJt
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good as new. DaCosta Printing and Publishing ORIDA MilL Ing big sales. Macmnes,
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, Jerusalem Oak Seed; Poke Root; Prickly Do you need stationery of any kind-paper, Dispatch, Farmer and FruitGrowerFor L direct Farmers from where factory I have no to
pens and ink Send to DaCosta Printing and agent. Catalog free.Ad-
Ash Bark; Prickly Ash Berries; Rose Publishing House,Jacksonville, Fla. one year and a copy of dress the manufacturer,

Petals (pale); Rose petals (red) ; Sampson Wanted-A live newspaper man to canvass Whitner's in S. H. GARRETT MANSFIELD. OHIO.
I the State for two leading publications. Apply Gardening Florida ,
Snake Root; Saw:Palmetto Berries ; to C. W. DACOSTA, DaCosta PrintingHouse ,

" Stillingia Root or. Queen's Delight; Sassafras Repair,Jacksonville'your old family Bibles. Make them ALL FOR $:I.OO SUCUBATORSimple J :f '

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Whitner's Gardening in Florida is *
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tinted and
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Moss Black Moss. machines,in good order. For further .
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information,oddress E. J. EAGX.XTON, Weir a5pages,being a comprehensive treatiseon J hatcher. end Gc. for Dlna.Oatalocn
Write for particulars of oaring, etc. Address Park, Fla. 4-2-41 the vegetable and tropical products of QronlarsfrM. CEO.H.STAHL, QUINCY ILL.
office, 89>> Newnan Bt,; warehouse and Wanted-Two men of experience and good Florida, by Prof. J. N. Whitner, A. M.
recommendations to ao budding. Write at
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Fla. 4-2-21 practical information. CONSUMPTION.IhareapoeitiTB
Wanted-100,000 nursery stock suitable for $2.00 buys the book and our .
Nothing less than seven thousand
budding. for remedy for the aboYe diseass bills
In one nursery wanted. State age. size paper one year. ;
height of stock and price of same to J. W.& VM thonlands of eases of the worst kind and of lone
Send This is
for Circular certainly a grand offer. Sendin
D. Bellevfew Fla. 4-2-2t staadmc bar beg eared. Indeed so stron*is my filth
When to Spray orders at once. in its efficacy,that I will send TWO BOTTLZS rsxzwltix
C. W. DACOSTA a VALUABLE TREATISE on this disease to any sot
How to Spray, facer who will send me their Express and P.O.address.
and what Pumps to use Jacksonville, Fla. T. A. Sloenm M. <%, 181 Pearl 8U, N.Y. }"
}s 1M Agents Wanted. A SCHOOLl <.'


Seneca Falls,N.Y. j young men for the actin duties of life. NURSERIES OF THE

Chartered by the legislature of Virginia, and
endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce Council,
. any Six variety days earlJci ted at tbeAgrteull. and prominent citizens of the city where located. Milwaukee-Florida Orange Oo.
.' Ex. Gtounds For catalogue circulars and testimonials,address
at Of nera.N.Y. Color J.GfDUNSMOkS President Staunton Va.
greenish white pulp Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.BuddingWood .
tender tweet and delleioua. '
The only ape for sale at all times. '
that ranks first both In THE SELFRESTORERto
,..,-.J, Each earliness Tine and sealed quality.with Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE.I For

our registered trademark and Price-List
Catalogue ,address,
label. Send for every man,young,middle-aged.
ctreoian' firms tartars Information. Agents,...aDU'd1mII'BD' ffIJ t2dJ1i; pottage Pid- Address. A. L .
dregs > HOYT-a 60KS Now Canaan, Ct U oat$81ColambuaAve.Bostonyaas. DUNCAN,. Manager, Dunedin, Flax, ;

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If you suffer with any form of this terrible

44 West Forsjih Street, loathsome disease and desire to set cured

jJORDHAUXdIXTURH) promptly, permanently and cheaply use

Jacksonville, Florida. Turkish Electric Ointment. Immediate relief .

Action,cool and soothing. It is the only
We guarantee to do the finest work in the Ammonlaeal Solution of Copper, remedy In the world,and cures th e worst cases
PrMip. Carbonate
State ''Northern work and Northern_prices. Salphate Copper, in existence. Sent by mall on receipt of one

Work sent to ni by express will receive Prepared Lime,Ammonia. dollar-no free samples. We mean business. _
prompt attention and be returned 'on short Agricultural and other Chemical*. Don't hesitate,but remit at once,and address \

notice. Country orders solicited. Write for FOB plainly Mlch. TuRKISH PHAEHACY Co., Albion,

laundry list. 4-2-3m SPRAYING FRUIT, TREES.

I $60. $60.
Small and large quantities,In economical and :.
ORANGE GROVE ETC.' convenient forms. 8-nd for pamphlet DIRECT SALES.

Yout.choice 5 to 16 acres young bearing. ATTExnoir. FRUIT ASD VKOKTABUC: OROWIBS
Also; raw" lanJ. south side large. deep lake. Chemical Fertilizer Manufactory The No.3 Cutaway 4-feet wide at$1150;cash with
Secure protection Two new railroads *4 to Baltimore order. Full stock In warehouse. Send for circular.
\X miles. lure, son water. Large variety Rid.I E. 8. HUBBAR1) State Agent,..
summer fruits Valuable invention that I Federal Point. '"la.
have secured United States patent No.42 ,918,
Canadian No. 34,656. For full particulars
call. Rock bottom prices. Honorable hand > JACKSONVILLE

i wanted.. Small family no objection. m :Z q
&19-l m Melrose" Clay Co.,}' .. 0c s oxbI MARBLE COMPANY,

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Notice If Incorporation. MAKXJriCTU&IBS Of
,l Notice. Is hereby given that the undersigned it Monuments, Head-stones,
persons have formed a corporation undr the *
incorporation laws of the State of cal a Grave-bQrders, and all
genet. i
The name of this corporation shall be a Manner of Marble
'PnrttivOll Company,"ana Its principal place i' c? F
of business in Florida ball be in Jacksonville and Granite Work.
,,Do val county; Florida. It shall also
have a place of business in New York City Designs sent on
New York. application.
The general nature of the business to be Nr O N AGENTSYANTED.
transacted shall be the production milling,' O ,; -

refining, deodorizing, deflatortzing; .manu p CALHOUN & co. We also deal In Wire aid Iron
facturing, buying and selling of vegetable, oo J. J. Fencing Poultry Netting. Farm
mineral and animal oils. .
oz JtrCLTOIY DRUMS and Lawn Fences, Gates, Etc.
The amount of the capital stock authorized
is One Hundred and Fifty Thoosaad Dollars zoo
(I150.0U)of) divided into Fifteen Hundred ( ,,)
Shares One Hundred Dollars (nOel) esch, to NATIONAL TYPEWRITER
be paid at such times and in'such amounts
M the-board of directors may from- time,,to II I CURE FITS !
time determine upon. AND BUPPL i E.8"
This corporation shall commence at the When I say curs*I do not mean merely to stop them r
time of filing a of these articles with the
for Um and then bate them return again. I mean
Secretary Stai: of Florida,and the Clerk of a EPI- 52* West Bay Street,
I hare made the disease of FITS
radical cure
the Circuit Court of Duval County. Florida .
and shall terminate in nine TJCPST or FALLING SICKNESS a life-ton itad/ I
ninety* years JX6K8OZTVTLZJB.: JflLOBTDA.
therefrom. mount my remedy to care the wont cues. Because

The business of the company, is to be con others hare failed is no reason for not now receiving: a Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla.w . a president, a board of three ear. Send a'once for a treatise and a Free Bottle of 25
directors,whom the president shall be one my Infallible remedy. Gift Express and Port Once
a ,and by such ether officers as the H. O. ROOT M C., 183 Pearl SU, N. Y-
secretary rectors shall from time to time appoint c a s
:or authorize: the time at which the
directors are to be elected shall he at the an- ;' : :
nual meetlog of the company, which shall beheld GEO. S. HACKER & SON
on the third Wednesday of March in _
each year, and the president and secretary -MANUFACTUBEBg ova 5 ?ll1jS2g 2
shall be-elected at a meeting of the board of *$ !%&T
directors to be held immediately after said Sj Q t. "*
annual meeting. The other officers shall be .c o sllSlgThoJEWETT
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appointed for such times as the board of tl::;.>>
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dlreo-tors may designate or authorize. =' .,
highest amount of Indebtedness c>s 3rD Le'
or aA :Z;
liability to which the corporation can at any (IJ enc aSooi'.2
time subject Itself shall bODe hundred and v I :Ac
fifty thousand dollars (150,000)) exclusive of ...ti.: -0
its capital stock. c:: -II DY .
The undersigned compose the first board of 0 .=!"y."..
directors: J. B., PARROTT __ .Is =g
T. M. DAY JR., .=.- .....8.... tu5;

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FOODte. ..w..a,,>a.. D env AMSDEN o. .'C3 0-.5.:.8oMlditt''y :

'tS 4:se 21 fg..

i & And Building Material.CHARLESTONS. EAST COAST POULTRY YARDS. -... .. !.1I;:o3l_..;.C

!! Fourteen varieties of land and water fowls. Q 5l-; : !.. : o r

C. Indian Games, Imperial Pckin i1g==':t: :5 U

Trade Mark. Ducks Bronze I. ; =5te
Turkeys. ; a
k HOLLI8' CANNED MEAT FOR POULTRY .. Poultry supplies of flU kinds. Send a postal .. ,_" 'e-:,cS S.w.-:....i...........$.LfEpO ...._:s

' Will Make Hens Lay I HA"W'KEYEGRUBi!! card for my new illustrated catalogue and O ='Q...== "S-. t' &:I e"'l11
price lists. -1 --t. e ro5lz'CC
Will Make Chickens Growl to Hatch. ) : .....1-'
AKD GOOD FOB MOULTIWO FOWLS. MACHINE. Eggs ceo 'tS.2 :! g.": .!::.o:
E. W. AJMSDEN. Ormond Fla. =. .....&zP-r..Q
This.. food is strictly fresh meat,carefullycooked +' ca- .>,._. II't ...S 1 .
,ground fine,seasoned and hermetically Works ontither .ri traMt7y.1. r..=.c.3-.2c8;cr: ; 1( ;
sealed in 8-lb cans. Being ground fine,it STANDING E. ... fi ...:lZ't. ..: S
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can fee readily mixed with soft food,sad fed TIMBER OR CO ;'g.'EQ; "ill'i !..!:4..ItC .=

so as to give each fowl an equal akare. Prig STUMPS.Will Ii &I. (I) cJ s.82 i

90 e4a per can; 18 per der. Address HOLLIBPRW8ED poll an Grub ordlnarr ty -=S'tf go IIZ s-i; ';

: MEAT A WOOL CO., 20 North IiIN111E1 : bi 8.2.'Q: =

Bos4o.,Mass. ifMeaUoB.paper.l( CLEANSWEEP MAIES A BUGGIES HARNESSUI PRIDE _''II ig oA2."II.. !err!li b J I..,. ..

HORTICULTURALSUPPLIES. : ._f ft w_Acres at a s IUl.*.A.*.,*by**d a btrweu..f8I'a&eIL Bv Direct I're_ FACTOR a.4 TOrBUGGY....MIDDLEMEN'S Reel 0.. dS M 0.:1.<..g tjJ=.....cII -,C -..".I_ 1.
Chains rods to hudl n. a Uw Profit. A S90.00 LEATHEUM a. LL :1 ; :
'l pan p.r ....Ns th heavy.ant year will w for th. Mhln% It cnp.will oalj coot Axle Jk Tire,lltpkorr Vrfce l.,W.rrm.te4.$45.5 0. -a<--: "'OCAu"" '
7.. a postal earl to ...4 arc M IlUttrtcd Cfttalocvc. rlrlec 4. Pui. Waroa,'u. o. S MM Open Bvffy, E; ; =
rlt.l KWUT AM IK1HORTICULTURAL tad teal_.l l.. Add.M tilt K..r.ets. 5 Man Cart$'.00. A good f 10 Barn Bantu, t .t.. :oISIiII : 3a9SWioa :
? bestlMmaa. U. BUOOY AND ART CO.,
Oar V >t CVmOardMK+ $

JbrttJVw.....,...,.Bwdakoferon,.StIpp'.droal FIEE.,8eD4J lS: 6.. FAVORITE SINGER. Cinclnnntl Ohio.(4G"OJT .
;alslplete SHED VATALOGDB t........ed NEW HIGH ARM. ;() I
Style as shown in cut,with fall ( F T Svier 9. 't"
JOHNSON". STOKES. attachments self settingneeAle ;
sit sat 919 Mirkrttti, ft> MrrlebMr Pa and threading shntUo. tER1t Ti0{aiw +
J You can get vxw u.achlnes OILY UO id .uasuicsM .ad
PEARS FOR PROFIT IN THE SOUTH. !of manufacturers. Fare Canvas > trtU e.n y too tree per b*.r. WeiU &DWI6HTCO.MANUFACTURERS ;
\ COmmissions of$25. Benton es the market tM na.os three,
ILLUSTRATED sew and Impend mucus..,IteIsdtot a sew :
LIST FREE.J.unlas Warranted 5
trial. years. laapo at eprar.t for Iterard..4 5aoke.. 4,5
CQ-OfOATIYE SEWIM lACHffiE{ CL. AIM MI R.rcpewrr A t>n.r.t..u tow pHe*. Ctre. SMIPPINtifJjOP/IIOFtATtD7AO' .
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6sPOlJdelJC e -4... 1. 'J- ,. Mahogany, Cherry, Walnut and Imitation. Hall Stands,

Sollefted \.J 8 BedLounges, Willow, Reed and Rattan
!' Goods, Desks of all Kinds and
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Carpets, Mattings. 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.When .;

/*- writing,plea mention this paper.


'.' Jacksonville, Florida. '

: Dealers in and Manufacturers of High Grade Fertilizers. .

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

Grades of Fertilizer Materials ,on Hand at Lowest Market Prices.

We manufacture all our own floods; 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. ALEX. LITTLE, Secretary and Treasurer,

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DESTROYER will kill the cut worm, ,destroy the grasshopper
ti 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
'It wonderful preparation. _
ik 3w For general information, prices, circulars, etc., address,
:lTA J ':11QT' Box 216. Jacksonville FU.
[Mention this paper.)




FERTILIZERS Coal Grain Wines! Tobacco .
; Hay, Liquors, Cigars, ,
They produce a strong growth of wood and a large yield of the best quality fruit. Mr.P.C.BufTum,
of Stanton,Fla.,says: "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.
offered for sale in the State and I find yours'more satisfactory than any others I have used." Send Parker..1.7 Tiwjtln _____ .
for illustrated ....._. 2.OO YjpglnlaGJade_......_........,._
beautifully pamphlet. Orange iiyT ,111.I.1 4.OO
Spring Valle ...-..-...._.._.........,. 2.50 Old-Hourbon.MM.......___--5.0O
North fDa .....___ 2 ........,__
: BRADLEY FERTILIZER CO., 27,Kilby St.,; Boston { ?AUGUSTAgGA.: : Clifton Caro Club? .......Com....._.........................5O.... Uld Kentucky Baker,,,,.-. 5.OO 5.00
JHontrove Velvet. ...--..--------._te.oo.
Established 1856. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery Jigs extra: 1 gallon 25c. 3 gallon 50c., 3 gallon 75c. Remit by post office
money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship dry towns.
ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. A complete price list of Groceries,and Wine list,sent free on application.
John: Clark Son & Co.


: Aagasta, Georgia.We .
; offer for Fall and winter delivery an immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental tree,
. .BOMB,*Palms,etc.. stilted te Florida. All the new Peaches lately originated in Florida.
" Also a superb stock of ,Camellias,Greenhouse plants,eta
Oar products nave been in Florida for thirty-three years past. Catalogues free. *. XI y P..U>ar O.rbsw tn.. 1.g.HCTB1B .&.r,1PYgBiJIl..L
11 'Wo Agents. Address, '
&11 T gettion from
Augusta, Ga. .de tnxctiTein ect.. ConUloa poison. Prie by mail Sc.Stamp.accepted- ,"$ d""" .CwGrwi.J.1.:


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Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia

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

magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed
Ocean Steamship Company.
to sail as follows :
t From flew York, From Jacksonville .
(Central or 90 Meridian Time)
STEAMER,' Florida. ,
Friday Mar. 27th. at 3 P. x../'ALGoNQUIN" Thursday Apr. 2d. at 10:30 A.x. Passage Rates : .
Monday Mar 30th at3p.x."CHEROKEE".8unday. Apr. 6th. at 1:30p.x.
WednesJay, Apr. lit. at 3 P.x..."'YEMASSEE" .. Tuesday Apr. 7th. at 2:30 P. K. and"
.. '.t Friday, Apr. Sel, at 3 P.x. ...SEMINOLE". ... Thursday Apr. 9th. at 4:30A..x.I Between Jacksonville New York: 1st class 125.60;Intermediate- 519.00; Excursion. f&50
I Monday Apr. 6th. atS P.x. ....IROQUOIS' Sunday Apr. 12th, at 7:00 A.. M.j Steerage,$12,:0.
j I Wedneaday,Apr. 8th, atSp.x..ALOONQUlN., Tuesday Apr. 14th, at 8.ooA..x. Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin 127.00; d1ate.I2I.00; Excaraion.SJ7.30>; Bteeraee.lli.26 ..
Friday Apr. 10th, at 3 P.)[:...CHEROKEE.Thursday. Apr. 16th. at 10:00 A.x.1 THE rcificent Steamships o lthls Company are appointed to sail as follow r
7 Monday Apr. 13th at 3 P.x. .. .YEMASSElI;"to Sunday Apr., 19th, at 1:30 P. x.t .
WednMday.Apr.15th. at3p.x..SEMINOLE.'aeaday. Apr. 21st. at :L30p.x. FROM ,SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. .
J Friday Apr. 17th. atSP.K. ."IROQUOIS" Thursday, Apr. 23d, at 4:00A.x.
t. Monday Apr. 20th, at.3P..x.'ALOONQUIN. Sunday Apr. 6th. at 5:00 A. M.Wednesay [Central or 900 Meridian Time.] .
Apr. 22d. at a P.H. ....CHEROKEE".. Tuesday Apr. 28th. at 7:00A.x. CHATTAHOOCHEE. Capt.Daggett..............?...........Wednesday. Apr. 110 CO am
'; I Friday Apr: 24th, at S P. x. .."YEMASSEE".. Thursday, Apr. 30th, at. 9:00 A. H.I NACOOCHEE Capt. Smltn ........_._.... ...................,....Friday.. 310U p m
I, Monday Apr. 27th. at3P.x..SEMINOLE... Sunday May 3d. at 12Noon. CITYOFBIRMINGHAM.Capt.Barg........... ...... ..... ....Saturday, 4-
Wednesday Apr. 29tb. at 3 P.H. .".'IROQUOIS".. Tuesday May 5th" at 2 P. M. CITY OF AUGUSTA 'apt.Catharine.......... .................Monday. .. 6- tcopm
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Fisher. ..._..._......... ..........,...Wednesday 86.30 P m
KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton; .............,...... ...,... .... Friday 106.30 a m
*' Johns River Line. CHATTAHOOCHEfe.Capt. Raggett........ ................. ..Saturday, 11- 7.00 p m
; ., St NACOOCHEE.Capt.Smltb. ........................... .......Monday 13- P.OO am
L CITY OF BIRiING IAM,Capt.Burg..... ........:........,,,,Wednesday, .. 15- ILOOan
I CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Catherine............._.. ...........Friday, 17l.tO
I. For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on.-the St. TALLAHASSEE.Capt. Fisher....... ...............;...._......Saturday, 18- acOpm pm .,
KANSAS CITY Capt. Kempton '...".'" ............ ...... Monday 30-: 3.33pm
Johns River .' ,, OHATTAHOOCHEE.Capt.Daggett...... .........,..._.......Wednesday 2: :- .430pm
:. ; NACOOCHEE. Capt Smith. .._.?_ .........._._.... .Friday, 24- 530am
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, Capt. Burg_............ .....Saturday.. 25- 600T m .. .
v The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt Catharine ............. .... .........Monday, "' V7- 700um ..
6 TALLAHASSEE. Capt.Fisher..................... ...... .Wednesday, 29- 9.00 am"
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CITY OF MACON Capt. Lewis...._..........__._........Thursday,Apr. 2- 11.30am
I- FRE: 'K:: : :)EBARY]: : ., GATE CITY Ca'Pt. Doane................:. .....................Thursday.. 9- 600 P m
'.- CITY OF MACON Capt. Lewis............_......._...........Thursday .. 16- 12.w)m
p Oapt. T. W. LUND, Jr.: GATE CITY,Cant. Doane.. ..............._........ ....._........Thursday 23- 500pm
f Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville,dally except Saturday, at 3:30 p. m and from CITY. OP MACON Capt. LewIs___.. ......... ................Thursday) 30- am.

; .. Sanford,dally st except Sunday,at 9 a. m. R FOB PHILADELPHIA, '

; SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULE. NORTHBOUND. (This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)

; Read Down. Read Up. DESSOUG,Capt. Asking.....................4..... ....................Sunday.. A
Leave 8:30p. x...,.......... ....: .. ...Jacksonville .....................Arrive:.. P. M. DKSSOUGCaptrAtkins ............... ....... .....__ ,*r.5203p m:! t
.I. M 8.OP. x. ................ .. .......I Pal-tka ..... .- ............Leave 7:00 p. M. DESSOUG, Capt.AskIns ...... ......__-_... ...-..............Wednesday.... '. 1510.OJ i am
N 1:30A.M........... ................ Astor ....................:...... 2:00 PH. Saturday: 25- 6.00p mTHESE '"
2:45A.x. ..... ................-..... St. Francis ...... ..f............... II 12:45. P. M. PALACE STEAMERS
J 5:00A.x.v....,........................Beresford ...........p............. II 11:4.5A.I.. ,
6lOA.x.( ...............-........I.. Blue Springs .................... .. 11OOA.M. Connecting with the Savannah. Florida and Western Railway
I Amve8ooAoH..p..t... .Sanford.. ......... .......... II gOOA.X., to the Traveling Public and XWaycroes Short Line)offer
t 9:15A.H. ... ...................... Enterprise .... .... ............ u 9:30A. M. Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Shippers issued to advantages principal points equalled North by no East other and Northwest t
Also Steamer EVKRGLADE(freight only) from Jacksonville for Sanford Mondays and via Savannah. For Information and rooms apply to
i Thursdays at 6 P. x. Returning, leave Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6 A.M.I J. P. BECKWITH General Agent H. R. CHRISTIAN.Soliciting Agent11
West Bay Street Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street Jacksonville.
I! General Passenger,and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay Street. R. L.WALKER Agent a G. ANDERSO& Agent,
:, F. M. IRONfllONOER Jr.,Via. Pass.A gent,88 West Bay St.:,Jacksonville Fla New Pier No.85 RICIIARDSONr&North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah'Ga.
Lewis' Wharf. Boaton
,, W. F. OO EN FAY,Traveling Passenger Agent,88 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla; W. L. JAMES. Agent. 13 8.Third Street Philadelphia.
J. O. PELOT, Frt. Agt.,on wharf foot Hogan St.,Jacksonville Fla. .J. D. HA8HAGBN Eastern Agent SIIV.. Fla.A; Western By.Co. 281 Broadway..N. Y.
.. G. M. SORREL Gen. Manager. W. E. ARNOLD Gen.Trav.AgV,Jacksonville Fli i'
JOIIIX L. HOWARD, Fla. Frt. Agent foot Laura 8t., Jacksonville Fla.
For Tickets apply to S F. & W.Railway omce. ,
J. A. LESLIE. Supt., foot Laura St.,Jacksonville, ,Fla. 'I
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MARSHAL H. CLYDE, Asst.Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York. ESTABLISHED 3.WIL'LIA.M .-
' THEO. G. EGEB Traffic Manager,6 Bowling Green. N. Y. '

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

1 IS Sontk Wharves, Philadelphia. fi Bowling Green, K. T. .. : : .4.. ElOU1=U3...


Williams & Clark Fertilizer Co. :

., Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers


Branch. Office, No. 729 Reynolds St., AucYusta,. Ga I

C. D DUNCAN:, Florida Salesman.:

.:- % Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, BranWheat, Grits, Meal',

Americus Orange Tree_ Fertilizer, .

t ., Americus Orange Tree, No. 2, COTTON SEED MEAL, Both Bright and Dark. 'Y

t Americus Ammoniated Bone Superphosphate) 9 t

':"*.' Americus Pure Bone Meal. Americus Bone and Potash, STATE AGENT FOR PURE GROUND BONF,
J. E. 'T7gert & Co.'M "
-:, Americus Strawberry Fertilizer, NITRATE SODA, '.
of Potash Star Brand Fertilizers -
,Americus Sutohate POTASH
Florida Vegetable Fertilizer GUlBAKTKKDANAl.TSIS. ,
Comprising gMH W

Orange Tree and Vegetable j % SULPHATE POTASH', _

I : O. F. Winton Mandarin, Fla.: Dr.] H. Knight, Belle view,Fla..j M. E. FEBTILIZEB. r ixxkAiixx, ETo.
Wilson Clermont,. Fla.; M. .Godfrey, Mlnneola,Isla.Addreu .
all correspondence to, WILLIAMS &: CLARK FERTILIZER CO. These Fertilizer have no superior In the market and a trial will convince. .
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1 BY buYil lillof tiDD ncott & CO.'S } LOQUAT, OLIVES -
ORIENTAL LargaSfeek& Ohoiee Varieties! TruK&ala. I ANONA8,
PLUMS AND Liberal Dealing I HOaSS.NERIUS, .
Complete Fertilizers for Vegetables and Frnlt Tree. Analysis and prices upon appllcaUoD. PERSIMMONS, CALADIUMS ':
ten d&UvHed. Guaranteed Analysis Send for Catalogue amplest
t BAKER BROM..Special Agents, Palm Springs, .PIa. i Bend for Catalogue. PALM *:

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v ,M ,. 'Pulverized: : Animal Bone, Suluhate of Potash,,' &c. ."

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,., TO.all-the weary workers wHo yearly wear themselves out setting plants, stooping over their work, rest is at hand.. '

'", ,. f"1. Plants are set quicker, Plants are set better, Plants are set straighter,.:Plants are covered. nicer, Plants will grow

:;faster, than when set by,hand. '. .
It time it .labor it works well in wprks'well in wet
'I '* saves saves, saves stooping-it dry ground-it ground.

R .,'. .It'opens the ground, (does not plaster the sides of the hole as when setting with the "peg" or by hand), puts the plant

in the ground and presses the earth around the roots (not at the bud) all at one stroke, without stopping. '
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.:: .' :l It is simple'. ,light, effective ':

l' '" r Truckers need-gardeners require'it-nurserymen want is-tomato growers must have it,and tobacco planters'cannot ..

., -, ', 'k: ,'; do without(; it;" in fact its an indispensable article on the farm. 1f' .

"' For particulars, address GBXDRGR. GRRRNHOW, -'."?'

Sole Agentoc Florida and General Agent for the South : ':

; .- TALLAHASSEE, FLA. t,. .
!: '. -- .4S Agents wanted in every County in the United Stated. Will lease State and County rights to the proper parties. ... ;
If- '. -' : '' .. AGRICULTURAL':' TOWN OF
,'< ORANGE ..' McINTOSH Marion Florida.: ;'
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: .. ,: .tI.{$i ; : ,- ,,;. ';'. O : Located on Orange Lake, the home of the native orange. Rich high hammock lands,
lV' zo. rising seventy-five feet above the lake level. Flourishing orange groves. Prominent vegetable -
.. .. : shipping point. Well watered.' Natural drainage. Railroad, telegraph, post office
,, ...,..,, '... ,.' '. .II. and school facilities' Universally pronounced one of the very best locations in the State.
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o s v '" fA ; An Inspection! will satisfy the most critical. Inquiries- may be addressed .

-<9: SpeCial, Complete Manure.: .' -" S.. H., GAITSKILL..

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For: Orange Trees, YonD ui g. anlOid: Frnit Trees s, and I Small Fruits: ": ': .< :, ''. < t.; ". :; .

'.J'ro du inga.: ,' /;"Vigorous, Growth and Bright, -Firm'Fruit. *
That Holds\' Until it is Picked. : *. BiCYCLE :
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OUR MAXIM I i;: '" .
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Scientific research verified,by practical:experiment,.have enabled us to determine the ,
most suitable form,of plant fcod to produce not sweet fruit'(tbe most salable),but alsobealtbyRood. ,. : J.*E. POORMAN ; gi
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We elalm that our ourORANGE.OROWER returns to the soil suitable form and in proper
Mme btoee' constituents' which,fruits abstractand will give larger yield,by '
''Svitorouseondltlonof' the entire plant. Our ORANGE GROWER supplies the require Cincinnati, Ohio.
*'elo enta of plant food and In suitable forms. .... -
has proven that Potash is-best adapted to the orange tree,and our ORANGE : Catalogue Free. Agents Wanted.
OR4W8 cootantalBc tbe largest'amount;principally in the form of sulphate. The Bone 3-5-3m '
weed is more quickly available than the raw bone,..being carefully dissolved hence more '
readily token by the roots of the tree. Many failures are recorded with the bone,and we are r
M led to believe that the soil of'Porida has,not the power to dissolve bone and mate plant JOIN THE :
food of It,which a heavier soil poetesses. We have aimed tQ put. it in the right form to yield .
up its. plant food gradually through the season. *"": <;>.:EJ XNVElST: NT
It N an unqaestldnable) fact,admitted ,by all.that the growth of an orange tree is the .
' labor of many years snd we can not afford to wait a-whole season for the bone to be rendered
, soluble.: On the other.aand,the trees-should'nor be forced by stimulants,like fish,guano
cottonseed meal,which,being, xich in ammonia,are consequently.too forcing., Experience Building and Loan Association .
has farther demonstrated the-wisdom.of frequent: applications or fertilizers,especially on ,
lighter lands MV two or three times-year.,in January,February or March and in June and
Joy.' It should be scattered. broadcast around the trees,a little way from the trunk,and as .. And Own Home '
far out as UHf onehalfpoead a .. *
tutees first
should be applied to young when set out,working thoroughly Into the soil, 1 '
, that it may not eome in contact with the Under root 'Another half-pound should be scattered "
around tbe tree after It is set out,on the surface and raked In. The terms of this Association have never been equalled in Florida. It offers tens.*that
Older trees should be treated as follows:,Two'peands for second year,three pounds for should enable every man to,Instead of paying rent to a landlord, have same sam pay.for
third year",increasing' the quantity a potwd a year the tree,is ten years.. A fall same,property In a few years. It offers best terms to ...
bearisg grove' sfeeuld have from ,-((o 2. DOUda seer acre. *' .
Bead far pamphlet and.price,and aft;other reformation to STOP A MORTGAGE.. .: *
.4 AS .1C :'BOND, General Agent, Write,for-particulars. ,to the'above named Association >: .' .];

.* BOWKERr' : FERTILIZER- :CO.:, Jacksonville; Pla.,w' 5 Everett Block, Jacksonville; FhuV': '* R .

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