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:
October 1, 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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Preceded by:
Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by:
Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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DACOSTA Proprietors& POWEK* Jacksonville, Flai, Titan..)', October, 1,1891. ,Whole No. 1183 LE'I 6.



AGENTS AD OaCII.uwJD.erfcaa Pomologlc Society: . .. .783FiuizaaifD ,
TrnDoaa-Practical Farm Talks-No.17;Curing and Casing Tobacco; 786Dox Thomasville, Ga. A newt
FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE, Tiling; 'i3'i treatise on Pear trees Just
FLORIDA PBOSPHARS-Preparation and Value for Home Use 737 issued, including the latest
57 CHATHAM ST., BOSTON. EDITORIAL-Publications Received; Notes; Going to Orlando; Markets for Florida Produce; and best information on

Price Catalogue. weekly sales. furnished. Orange Crop Estimates; Fruit Most be'Grown' Cbeaplj; 733 Pear Culture, together .l..h yl"DescrfptlTeaoo.PrlMf ;
on.application. Work for October;Questions and Replies;New York Market;We Need Better Guavas; 739Oca -y )
? Ypxnto FOLKS-Simple Ben;. Toby's There;Popular Science Chat;' .. .790 of Pear, Plum, Persimmon: .
' and other fruit trees.
G.W.BABSETT.:" ISM.J.. H.BABKETT' Ova BPRAL HOKI Forbidden Subjects;Autumn Care of Roses;All Work and No Plan Effects
B8T"'AT nm1In Housefurnlshlng;Jarring Households;Wife-Culture; : 791
Ts Fiaxras Au.u.'cz-cash;Modern Postal Improvements; Railroads and Bullocks; The Alliance PATENT GRAZING
, flARNETT :BROSU Party Official Dignity; ., 792
.0* AGENTS A Fraudulent Claim Memorials of Respect; Not Money Enough In the South; 793 MUZZLE. -

STATIC News-Notes; .. 794
Our new Spiral Spring Muzzle allows stock to
Lands .
'A Possible industry for Our ; 795 graze and prevents browsing Price,$1.25 tack
t 'Whe161i1e Fruits and Vtgttib ... at factory,or$I.SO post paid,cash with order.

!'toffiptreturnst t Bteaeas on applleattoa, All orders to be addressed MORHMBN & CO.& .
ia South W*t.eEatreet.G .Ch1csgorS.
Co.,who have taken charge of the business bothas
PALMER, to manufacture and sale. ,

Our new Crop of the Genuine BERMUDA ONION SEED'lsnow ,
Oranges,Lemons,Pineapples, and all otherS ready., Bermuda White, $3 per pound; Bermuda Pale Red, -tl NUJ'ACTUBZBIOJ'-
Fruits and early truck, aim, dried fruits, tI2.c :
nut,fun,etc. $2.75 postpaid. w
AU consignments promptly remitted for. =.
Stencil and market reports furnished free. H, G. HASTINGS & CO., Interlachen, Fla.Our m 7 .
, References? and'* established as .
merchants.d! Bradstreet south new 4o-page catalogue free.on application.. g.'
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.J 6s;}ooo Very choice Niagara grape roots: W'HI'I'E DIAMOND

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rnri nnn ;Five-bud cuttings of Niagara .:
sale cheap. .HAS PROVED TO BE .- .s.
gape for .: '. -

wood Both and from warranted old bearing true vines to name.I ,well. matured THE EARLIEST AND BEST GRAPE IN FLORIDA, a g.o .....

cats locate a few very. desirable home Being fully two weeks in advance of Niagara.- Q J
.steads' in South Florida. f ''... .
j s 0. I. PAGE, State Agent for the Diamond White Grape Company. N.

!-"-. Aubnrndale,Polk'Co.,Fla. 'E. DUBOIS, Tallahassee, Fla. And Building, Material.:

BARGAIN.IRRIGATION BURG and_all,other leading and,new varieties of Grapevines native and foreign. ,CHARLESTON. C.

PLANT PROF. N. A. PRATT Consulting Chemist and Mining Engineer. '

G. L...PRATT '
Assistant Chemist., '
throwing six thousand'gallons per hour. All in Geological Mining and ,Chemical 'Bureau.i _

foot order. Satis&ctory reason for selling. FL.A. .
>*.*>4t v Halifax, Fla. MARIETTA STS., ATLANTA, GA.

Chemical, Analysis in all its Branches. 'Geological, Mining andTechncat
Advice. Phosphates; and Fertilizers a Specialty. IRRIGATINGBOTh

w.offer for tfe+ *,Fall trade a large and fin* dock
of desertetkm erf FJtUIT and Ornamental THE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY
TM Bfej, ,..*rube 7 U08et1t Vlnefu SMALL ,
VftOlTS: lledcn Plant.,Fruit Tree Heed. MACHINERY
lieff and Forest Tree!Seedling' Priced CUa- JACKSONVILLE,, FLORIDA.
: fall of IML mailed free..,T-XaMtktd Ittl
fc Office 50 West Bay Street, Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus the 7.C.&P.R.RSt. ., ,
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'' ........,.M BIBS IT Tents A COu,aLOOJURf.I 1,ILL ..Johns River,Jacksonville.

Manufacturers of' Commercial Fertilizers.Wholesale .

dealers and importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals.
GRINDYOUR Send us your name and we will mall you from time to time.mneh'general information :STEAl f: HORSE POM
regarding successful orange and vegetable culture in Florida. ___
E Write for mutrate4 CataJape. Established 1856. zoo Acres in Fruit Nursery. 4

Into talnlBC rmso prlees,D of and tbtFlrfUlCt 'ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS.: .
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a..".,.,. Augusta, Georgia. /

Evu.HATTANOGA.PtOW We offer for Fall and winter delivery an Immense stock of'Fruit and Ornamental trees, Write forEstimates.PEARS :.
CAaHu' Roses,Palms,etc.. salted to Florida. All the new Peaches lately originated in Florida .
", .Also a superb stock of EveCameWu,Greenhouse plants etc.
Our products have been tested in Florida for CaW free.,
th1rtyar past. ogaes FOR PROFIT IN THE SOUTH.,;
,No -Agents. ', Address .
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CHATTANOOGA, TENN. \ P.' xT. BELROKMAN8' Jennings Nursery Co., Tllo.t.; ,,

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The rust mites do more injury to the fruit in September than at" any other,

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destroy them and prevent furthertdamage. Spraying Machines at manufacturers' prices. Orange box ..

_material, viz.: Spruce pine heads, Bangor, Tupula, ,Poplar, and Virginia Gum sides :Birch hoops mixed

hoops, orange wraps, ladders, ,sizers, orange .clips, nails, etc.. all of 'the best quality and. as cheap as the .

cheapest. Send for Circulars and Price List. '

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Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and i is a sovereign ,remedy

Bftlre arious forms offungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poisonous nature it can

handled with perfect:safety to the person and applied to the- trees at any stare. 'of growth without injury.This ,

'insecticide has been used [by some of the largest orange rowers in the state: during the past two years, and has riven 't

. perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application. 0 .

FOR RUST MITE{ USE ONE OUART TO FIFTY GALLONS OF WATER. When used at this strength the trees should be .

for the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of spraying trees it is better

and cheaper to use the Insecticide\ at lull strength viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons! of water, as the fumes From theInsecticide

will Kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the Insecticide at this strength it will save

three or through the season thereby reducing me cost from one-third to one-half. This is an Advantage Possessed by .'

BO Otker_ Preparation of Sniphur. if used in this manner it will also kill the other insects.that may be moving on the trees.

FOR RED SPIDER and SCALE use one gallon to fifty pallons water. General directions for using sent on application.

i PRICE. 20c. PER GALLON barrels.. If there is no agent in your vicinity write for price delivered. '

_ SPRAYING APPARATUS furnished to our customers at costMcMASTER 1

/ & MILLER,. San Mateo and CitraFla.

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t With ,the Magnificent'Connections.The ,

Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The s Jacksonville Gainesville.Bainbridge, River Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,PhlladelphlaB and New
York and Merehanta and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all point In Florida and au.po1nti .
North, and Northwest. Beoelven and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections: t '
Double dally fart freight-service'for, all point West via Albany,Jesup, Bainbridge Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West' 'via Albany,Bainbridge t'
8avannah. 'Jesnp and Savannah to all points In Florida;fast freight trains,both via Gainesville,Jacksonville '
fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Interior ,Callahan and Live Oak. ,
and Dally Coast points. including New York,Boston, Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
PrOvidence. New York(New PlerSS,North River,)direct for Savannah Monday,Wednesday+'..idayrandFour _
connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah Saturday. ,
Wednesdays,Fridays and Saturday The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston June 4.11,
Monday Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merehanta' and ,)linen'TrauportAUon Com- 18 and 25 for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with tIMV.tDC ;
Savannah every Wednemday Saturday. freight trains,for all points In Florida.Connections .- .
pany for Boston via Boston, and Savannah Steamship Company,leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia I. 19 and 29,
and m. every five days from regular sailing Hay via New York to Savannah.
June Connections 4,11,18 for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Companyleaving Friday Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., 'every Tuesday and&yannah
June 4.,4 and 2i. making lose connection with 8.,F.A W..By.for all points In Florida. a
Sailing days for Steamships are ubject to change without notice. .. .
The Florida Dispatch Line Is the qnickest!>nd best freight route from all points North,East andTWest to Florida. For full particulars,rates stencils and shipping receipts apply to
B7 Agent of the above lines,or to WM.P.HARDEE,Oen'l Freight Agent,Savannah,Oa. '
a D.OWENS,Traffic Manager,Savannah,Oa. F.B.PAFY,Asat.Traffic Manager,Savannah.Ga. W. M.DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla.J. ..
.P.JOBDAK,Trav.Aent.Quincy. J.E.DBATTOIT,Trav. Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.STEPHENS,Agent,Jacksonville. .. .


ITS CAUSES AND 'CURE 'rxaricnoH..wmade.u iUatl )ion..d Milwaukee-Florida Orange Co: :
win iprar 100 tea por hoar. Wm .
treated aurlst pf,world ptae. ski mwkM UU MSMB urea
by an
Scientifically, eradicated and PIT M4 lapnrtd AMMAM,t.el.dl.g..ef! Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of.Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty .
wide reputation 'Deafness k tI
spurt tec Yt.q.rdo aod XwMriM
entirely cured,of from 20 to 39 years'standing AIM v topw ,
after all other treatments nave failed. How fan raiBJIELD FORCK HUM P(*n.L.ekp .4I.Y :
the difficulty Is reached and the cause removed Our stock Is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORK POND NCEe I'M'
,fully explained in clreulan..lth affidavit I 'Catalogue and Price-List,address, .:J$
*and testimonials cures.. from prominent your old family Bibles; make them as I -
people,mailed free REPAIR( as new. DaCosta Printing and Publishing -
A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin Fla
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I portation some of them will doubtlessbe on the ground. Others are doing I no injury.. A young grove not so
Qrove andAMERICAN Orchard: : produced on a commercial scale equally as well in proportion. well protected and one in pine land .
and shipped to the northern. marketsin I> Cocoanuts are largely grown, but suffered seriously. Many of the citrus '
POMOLOGIOAL large quantities. transportation charges allow but\ little 1 trees were in full bud and a few
SOCIETY. Mulberries are grown considerably. profit, upon the nuts. coming into blossom. Nearly all of '
for home use also. Here is the home of the many va- the buds were destroyed and tor a ", j
Meeting. in Washington, Sept. 22, LeConte and Kieffer pears .and rieties of the tropical guava and the time it looked as though almost no .',
23 and 24. Japan plum trees are planted in a small banana, the former filling the placein fruit would be harvested. A later
way, but are not fruiting. to any extentas this section that the apple fills in. bloom put out, however, and later t"
Report from the East Coast. yet. the North. With many people thereis still considerable bloom appeared at .
About Feb.: 20, 1889, the first day Olive trees have had a w small no other fruit that makes so desira. the tips jgf: short sprouts of six to ten
of meeting of this society in Florida, planting, grow finely and seem to ble a preserve and few that are likedas inches in length thafput out froTITtEe"
rainy weather set in and from then have no enemies, but they set but little well eaten out of hand trunk and larger limbs of the trees.
.until the middle of April gave us_more fruit. This is owing to variety beyond Limes are more extensively grown This bloom produced considerablefruit
moisture, for the time of year, than question. With the introductionof here than further north. but it was in large clusters of
we have any, previous record of. At more prolific varieties much can be From the lower Indian River south 1 coarse fruit that greatly lowered the
that time there were in successful hoped from this fruit. almost all of the tropical fruits may average grade of our crop. It was
cultivation along the East Coast of The date is planted mostly for orna- : be and are grown more or less suc I universally conceded that there could
South Florida, north of Titusville on mental purposes and grows finely. The cessfully. Some of the more hardy I be but a half crop of oranges here and
Indian River, the following fruits: trees being mostly young, as yet, they j and best known are the mango, alligator throughout the State, but the fruit
The orange, that queen of fruits, have borne but little fruit. The plant' pear, tamarinds, sugar and custard held on to the tree exceptionly well,
' stands at the head and its culture con being dioecious, the fruit is usually of apples, rose and mammee apple, etc. and again we broke the record with
stitutes our chief industry and our poor eating quality from the lack of The past two years have been abnormal 2,500,000 boxes, notwithstanding thaton
t out-put of the fruit, under the names fertilization of the blossoms. It is ones and the variation from January 14 of the present year
t; of Indian River''' or Halifax River hoped that good varieties of this valu the usual type being in the line of 'excessive the mercury went .down to nine degrees r i
oranges, has a well earned reputationof able fruit may soon be introduced and rain at first, followed nearlyever below the freezing point in.many \ :.
being of'the finest, in all respects, : the conditions necessary to better fruit since, up ,to the middle of Juneof groves in this section and made muchof
that the world produces. In the production complied with in the near the present year, by exceptionallydry the fruit still on the trees worth-
markets it stand: at the head' and' future. weather, and including one term less.That \
brings the highest prices. The soil A few carob trees have been grown of about seven months with less than in,the writer's timber-protected .
and climate seem.particularly fitted to along the coast, but little fruit has one inch of rain, with sudden changesto groves was so slightly injured as to
production of the finest quality of been produced so far known. a temperature below freezing, but require an expert to detect the effectsof
this superior fruit. Pecans are grown to a. limited of f short duration, several times dur frost, and it was sold' upon i its ... ,
Lemons had been grown successfulyand extent from the seed, but greater success ing the past winter and the one pre. merits at $3 'per box, f. o. b. The ..
the trees were being planted has been attained from propa- ceding it. fruit. on the pine land grove :was
extensively, but the cold snaps since- gating upon the early variety of the This has caused fruit, and even fruit nearly worthless, as was much of that
that date put a partial check to their hickory. trees, to suffer repeatedly and in some from exposed groves along the coast.
propagation. The trees recover from Many of the wild hickory trees pro. instances severely and has discouraged On Indian River ,south of Titusvillebut
the effect of cold very quickly, how duce a' very sweet meated nut and to some extent the culture of the more little. damage was done to the
ever, ,and producing a commercial some of them have moderately thin tender fruits like the pineapple in the fruit.
crop this season. shells. northern half of the teritory covered.. At sunrise on April 7th of the'cur..
Pomelos grow and produce to perfection The best and most abundant wild The excess of wet weather in February, rent year the mercury touched :27. or .
j and under the stimulus of a berry is the huckl berrY'. Blackberriesgrow March and April of 1889, followedby 5 below the freezing point. This '
growing demand, improved varieties wild to some extent, but the fruit, severe drouth, caused the young ,cold was remarkable as coming later
and satisfactory prices, their cultivation has a bitter flavor that makes it of low fruit to drop badly, and in most orange in the season' than ever known before,
is being extended. value as a table fruit. groves this dropping continued and a more inopportune time could
; Kumquats cultivated for home use. Dewberries grow wild in fields and until the remaining, fruit was finally not well have been selected, as every
Citrons and shaddocks, proving.of. in many cases bear abundantly. Some picked from' the trees in March, 1890.., tree and shrub was full of sap and
1i little profit.and the trees tender, .their effort has been made to cultivate them, So universal was this dropping tender new growth and many in bloomor
cultivation has been mostly given up, but' with little success, as they seem thoughout the orange.belt that only alight with young fruit just set. The
as has also that of the lime. to thrive better if left to clamber over crop was predicted, nor was it I freeze was quite disastrous to the fruit
Peaches, mostly of the Oriental log or brush neaps at their own sweet until the returns were all in that the 1 growers, as well as to the bee-keeping
strains, quite extensively grown. growers could believe that a larger interest of this section. The citrus
; Grapes, of the Scuppernong family, will.Below Titusville on Indian river crop than ever before had been har trees were estimated to have lost 66j$
grow and fruit to perfection orihernbunch most of the fruits above mentioned vested., percent of their fruit,and in some cases
grapes have been grown but can be grown successfully, especiallyis During the night, of March 16, the foliage was slightly injured and '
little in the past, but some vineyardsof this the case with the more trop. 189o the mercury went down to 19 some buds one to four feet In length,
Niagaras have been set within the ical varieties, the list of which can be above zero at the writer's place, and still suffering from former freezes, were
past two years and, considering the extensively added to as we go further what few oranges there were upon the destroyed.
drawbacks encountered, are doing south. 'trees were frozen. This proved to be Cattley guavas. that had escaped all '
excellently well. Indian River's noted oranges are the most disastrous freeze for our citrus .j harm from cold heretofore, were badly
Figs have been grown along the raised in considerable quantities for trees on record, as they were all injured, losing not only all of then-
, coast for one hundred and thirty years some 75 ,miles south of Titusville, but in a.growing 'condition and in poor' profuse bloom but much wood besides.
a past, and here are to be found some of from a point some distance further shape to resist the cold., Young orange Peento peach trees lost"nearly all their
the largest and most prolific trees in north, on Merritt's Island, upon the groves in cold spots were in fruit and the' Honey peaches all
the country. adjacent keys to the southern extremityof some cases destroyed outright and dropped from the trees as did the fruit t
I, Kaki, loquats, Cattley guavas the the State, the pineapple is takingthe some large, old trees lost much of of'the kaki. Pomegranates lost buds '
hardier varieties of the banana,, the lead among fruits and is proving their wood. The writer's older groves and wood. The effect of the frost .
pineapple (sheltered in winter) and the extremely profitable. Capt. ThomasE. being set in small lots and protected, was very spotted, some places escap
strawberry are all grown for home use. Richards this year sold his crop offruit by a belt of timber fifty feet ,wide I ing almost entirely. Lake Helen, a
and home market. With better trans- and slips on 40 acres for $18,000 upon all sides, escaped with almost few miles west on high pine land,
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'C. :Jfl' F suffered but little, and the peach crop The foot-rotor mal'di,goma, that,had crutsing-'through ''the Bahamas, picking bert and the second summer from fiftyto

.:, : there was enormous for the age and caused considerable'alarrn and'loss in 'up slips:but find difficult ,to obtain ninety per cent. will bear fruit;
:;" number of trees. Such freezes as re ,the past is (found.toyield,; -to'tr atn1ent'and 'cargoes- even there. This year the third year from sixty' to Too percent

: :: : corded above are entirely out of the the affected, trees become ap for some, unknown reason the plants Three fourths of the fruit ripens
: { ':':,;; "" usual line of experiences here and are parently as sound, healthy and prolificas did not produce as many large slipsas from June 1st to August 1st; a late
only possible during, phenomenally. ever. The many methods,of cure usual In this case it was due to crop comes on in November,and dur.
I I, dry winters. Neither one of, them was which are announced as's'ucccssful-all the cold wave of last April, which ing the, intevening time, from May

,\1' of more. ,than ka, few hours duration, require that the dirt be removed from chilled often when there! no frost, *15th to 'February, scattering apples
and was, preceded and 'followed :im the collar of the' trees, exposing the so that apples matured with no slips areto be found.
i I mediately: warm weather. If 'the roots for two or more feet in'all directions which were in bloom at the time. Culture consists in running over the

.. ground lead been wet, and the savannahs and then after the dirt is washed This frost coming so late damaged'the ground with a scuffle or push hoe
t full of water tQ temper the air, from the roots and the diseased parts, crop as it would not have done in every 4 to 8 weeks; wheel. hoes sometimes -
; no such short and sudden cold spells cut away with knife and saw the January or February, and while in being used while_ plants are
:; could have reached us. remedy is applied. From my own localities where the foliage was not young. In preparing the ground great

Since early in June rain hss been experience, covering seven years sinceI frozen the tender bud and blossomwere pains are.taken turn under all the leaf
41 i abundant and vegetation is making: a first discovered the disease in my nipped and chilled, stunting the mould and light trash before burningthe
y ., rank growth. Notwithstanding all pine land groves and also from whatI crowns, dwarfing the apples and causing brush and timber and many

the drawbacks of,the past two seasons, can learn from the experiments of many to crack open before ripen growers are now- broadcasting from
1. including the retardment of growth .others, I am convinced that the virtue ing. This frost, which\ was very un 2000 to 3000 Ibs..bone meal per acre before -
4 by .(the drouths, most of the orange lies'simply in the exposure of the roots, usual, shortened the fruit crop about plowing. The field is "checked"off
washing them and then leaving themso one third and the slip crop three- with home made "markers" drawn

.: exposed year after year or filling in eigths; then a full crop in Cuba and by a mule consisting of a beam witha

: ,,. ate crop of fruit. Considerable second I about them with coarse sand'or some the West Indies, with plenty of other shaft in the centre and sharpened
earth that become fruit the and sticks nailed at the requisite intervals *,
bloom was put on in June, but such porous cannot glutted July August
_bloom seldom!. ,matures: a fine.grade of soggy. Even the cutting away of the market. In spite of all these misfor- to scratch the ground where the rows ;
fruit:: -" dead wood and diseased roots seemsto tunes, growers in general averaged are to come. One man walks along
rr The crop of the East Coast for 1891 be impracticable as well as useless.I $zoo per acre net. Last year the average with a basket of slips which have been

yin S will be considerably below an average, had over sixty trees seriously affected. would have been about $350 to "peeled" or stripped of their long
but yet far from a failure. Enough All but five, that died years ago, $400. Some early fruit this year leaves and their butts trimmed, and
will be harvested to.about bridge over are now free from the disease and I netted as high as seventeen cents, and drops one at each check, and a second '

:this our worst season, with one excep- have seen none of it except upon one many growers have averaged five and a man with a dibble follows him and sets
n tion. of my trees that was not so well treat- half for thefr entire crop, including the plants as deep as possible to give
ed for the past ten years. Some of damaged fruit. them good root-hold without the sand
... the trees had several returns of it, five Fruit is packed in barrel crates sim- washing in and filling up the bud which
The list of insects at seriously died outright, and others had but few ilar cabbage crates and runs from often kills it and always checks the

affecting the citrus' is pretty 'well roots left, but all are now doing well forty-eight to ninety-six to the box. As growth. As an insurance against the

Covered when we have named the that were treated. A loquat tree with oranges, we find that in generalthe danger a little cotton seed meal ,i is
scale insect, the rust-mite and the red was so badly affected that I did not medium size, sixty-four, pay the often dropped in after planting to. fore-
spider,(( ), so called. The first needs consider it worth bothering with and best per crate. 9898 crates have been stall the sand.
only to be let severely alone, when its thought it would be of no value if shipped from Titusville during May, I Of all the choice varieties -which

enemies will multiply and overcome it saved, as it had not roots enough left June, July and August, and of these have been introduced to furnish a "
and keep the grove comparatively to hold it up but would lie over in only thirteen went to Chicago, while more delicate and handsomer fruit -4
clean from it thereafter.' This remedy which ever' direction the wind left it. Philadelphia received 3,182; New than the Red Spanish, the Egyptian
I is, of course\ for trees on congenialsoil. I treated it like the rest as'an experi- York, 2,474, and Boston, 1,882. Queen or Cleopatra has taken and still
Others are not worth freeing ment only. It is now a valuable tree About 1,200 were sold in Jacksonville holds the first place] :It is quite hardy,
from insects and diseases unless theyare growing vigorously, is firm in the and neighboring cities; all small frostedor very vigorous and prolific while the

moved. fruit and ground, though far from the perpendi- sunburned fruit, which averaged as fruit is early and the fall crop heavy.
The rust-mite discolors the cular, and has shown no signs of ac well per crate as large, handsome ap Fruit weighs from three to four pounds,
draws more or less of ot tive.disease during the past two years. pIes, sold in eastern cities on same with a clear lemon or golden yellow
the tree. Any sulphur Two-thirds of my trees I treated with dates. >colorand very pretty green crown.It is
and -
solutions will destroy them cantS sulphurous acid and water, half and All sorts of lands are available as the most fragrant and beautiful of all

t be easily and cheaply applied, by any do half, applied with a brush to the roots, long as no shell or other calcareous our fruit, of excellent-flavor, very deli-
good spraying outfit. As they of the then sprinkled flour of sulphur all matter is present, but good, heavy cate. When exposed to drought and
5 5 not infest the hammock groves about the trees. I saw no difference hickory scrub and hammock with sun ,the foliage assumes pink and sal- t

coast except in rare cases, they cause between those ,thus teated and the plenty.:of? 'leaf mould give far:' the_ best mon huos. There are perhaps five i
of such lands.
no uneasiness to owners others from which I simply removedthe results. .We find that the, pine will acres in bearing and as many' more
succumbs the
The red spider'lso to dirt 'from about the collar. I utilize much more highly nitrogenized planted and coming on. While Red
and is also beaten
.; sulphur solutions write thus at length ,upon this subject fertilizer,to advantage than any other Spanish plants sell for $8 to $15
from the tree as soon as the summer. as I know that many'growers' who are fruit crop, and each year the size and per boo, Queens bring $ioo to ,$250.
rains commence. still suffering from the disease are pay- quality of our fruit crop is being improved The Queen usually brings double what
DISEASES. ing out large sums to have their trees through more liberal fertilizations the other fruit does in the same x

The most serious drawbacks to the treated or are losing some of their best Fish scrap, cotten seed meal, market

,.. profitable culture\ of citrus fruits, at ones throUgh ignorance of a remedy. blood] and bone and dried blood are The Sugar-Loaft which we have in
present, are the diseases called blight PRUNING. found most effective, and as high as the green variety and we find it rathera
and foot-rot, or mal di goma. Of the two tons per acre annually can be poor grower on our light soil and
consider low wide
first but little is known and no remedy I a spreadingtop used to advantage, though Iooolbs. is inclined to produce small fruit and
the best form for most fruit trees
., : has been discovered. I believe that is about the average amount applied by rather late. It is a poor shipper
done about
pruning mostly
every tree that has been attacked so growers in general. In quality and though a choice apple; these dIsad-
here with that form in view. The
far has become worthless. Fortunately flavor our fruit raised on sandy soil vantages have thrown it out public
.. its spread is slow and it does not pruning mostly of shaping surpasses that of the Bahamas and favor. Fruit 2 to 3 pounds, color
I make a clean sweep, but,attacks a tree the tree by light trimming is when Keys and being picked ripe it has stilla pale yellow, crown blue green, glau-
needed as the growth, being put on,
farther advantage over the fruit cous. Plants invariably blue
here and there throughout a grove. the of green,
thereby avoiding necessity ever
At the annual meeting of the State picked green. with sometimes a yellowish tinge in .
: Horticultural Society at Interlachen, having to cut away,submitted much wood. Plants are set 18x24 inches apart, dry weather and bad:) land.

in May last, the society, through its Respectlully W. ,S. HART. according to quality of soil In strong The PortoV
secretary, petitioned the United States, Hawk's Park. soil a greater distance can be allowed New York, slips having been sent
Agricultural Department to send a because of the increased size of the down by commission dealers who ,

special agent to this State to study.'the plant. If given tod much space, purchased them upon apples sent
.. disease and report results. Though The Pineapple on 'Indian River. though the fruit may be larger, the from Porto Rico. The apples producedby

f 1 hesitating to do so at first I believe Regarding the common Red Spanish suckers which are- to produce the these plants were very good, but
t '_ the society's request has been finally variety: about 500 acres are preparedfor second crop will bend over and often the slips and suckers were very scarce
.r; granted and said agent is now in the planting this year along our coast, break off (from the old sta\k\ with the and the percentage of fruit 'not over
.. State. I can hardly believe that it but owing to scarcity of slips not over 'weight of the fruit; hence they must 15 per cent Plants from these home
will prove a very difficult task to find two thirds of this amount will probhblybe have mutual support. Slips are plantedas grown slips did better and now we
the cause and remedy for the disease. set this season. Schooners are they mature from June to Septem- have the third generation yielding 30 to

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60 per cent crops and an abundance of York, where they sold for $3.50 per. jellies, marmalades, etc., is doing Marseilles for hardiness in the order. .
lips: .Much of this may be due to vegetable, crate. These were the first much stimulate the industry. named. .Y' .

increased fertilization practiced of shipped to a distant market from: this I From Cape Canaveral on the east Pomegranates display more hardi .
late years. Fruit varies from 8 to 12 part of the State, and I am' confident II to Tampa Bay on the west, and m ness, like a moist soil and grow well
-pounds, is of good quality'and.Havor' they are the first fruits of an abundant sheltered'situations in the:lake regionof in lower and middle Louisiana. Pla-

in spite of size. harvest We_ ',have thirty-four trees in .1 Orange and Polk counties, even quemines; jutting out into ,the warm
The White Antigua ,requires shade. grove form; ten fruited this year and. where in 1886 nearly all semi tropical Waters of the Mexican Gulf, fanned
.We plant well grubbed scrub-land next.there will probably be fifteen or vegetation was killed to the ground, by the soft breezes of a tropical ocean,
having small bays and oaks,for shade more in fruit. The pine lands of I many tender tropical fruits have since is the banner parish. This is tropical_ "
here and there. It is, green with Merritt's Island seem well adapted to I. been planted, and are now in 'a flour- Louisiana. The Mississippi nver,
broad leaves: and assumes a peculiar their growth., The first one that ishing condition, giving promise of an that mighty inland sea in its downwardcourse
copper-colored tinge in hot. dry fruited here matured a crop of 300 abundant harvest in the near future; to the Gulf divides the parish.

wather. The apple is ..cylindrical in before it was four years old from the' and many trees that were ,killed to the Oranges, lemons, limes, bananas
shape and smooth, with a very,,handsome seed. This was in 188 I. ground in hat freeze, and from which dates, figs, guavas, pomegranates, and .
crown beautifullyting, d with None fruited at Lake Worth until new growths.came? from the,roots, are many other tropical and sub-tropical '
copper-color. Avery vigorous grower 1888. This was a tree planted by now In full bearing again Mangoes, fruits are seen in the. fields and gar- .
and free bearer. Flavor sprightly and Mr. Frank Dimick nine years before.At Alligator Pears, Melon Pawpaws, Sugar dens; even the tender pineapple is ,
sub-acid; quality gxcellent' Palm Beach another tree fruitedfor Apples, Granadillas, Tamarinds, grown successfully in the lower end of
Black Antigua and Black Jamaica the first time in 1889, at the age of Sapodillas and others of the genus the parish. Orange groves line both .

are poor growers; the }giants! are large, seven years. Anona, Chrysophyllum and Eugeniaare banks of the river from the middle of
fruit comparitavely small. ,Color of There are all along Indian river among those that are most planted, the parish to the Gulf. The soil is
plant dark green tinging maroon and many tropical fruits of minor impor while many new fruits introduced from deep and rich, and thousands of bar-
purple in dry weather. Fruit is very tance. We have here three fruiting the tropics of the world are being tried, rels of Louisiana oranges, ripen in
dark/till ripe. Flesh lemon% yellow, anonas, viz: A. squamosa, the sugar' and from which some valuable additions September! October and November, t
flavor unequalled for spiciness and apple; A. reticulata, the custard appleor to our fruit list are: likely a-'' an!areship to oiffiern an wes .
sprightliness.. Not as yet prolific and the Jamaica apple ofhe lower nate. Respectfully submitted, ern markets, ratingfirst-class. Slipshod '
vigorous enough for practical field keys, and A. cherimolia, the cheri-- R. D. HOYT. culture prevails in most cases, and hun '
culture. There are thirty or more other moyer of Brazil. We also have, the Seven Oaks,via.SubTropical. dreds of thousands of acres of this .
varieties under experiment here which sour sop, A. muricata, and the Pond rich orange land await the plow, bud
have neither become naturalized nor apple, A. laurifolia which have not Louisiana. ding knife and seed of the *intelligentand

received the test offield.culture, some fruited yet. Two trees of the Avocado industrious pomologist. The or. ,.
It i is not generally known that all of
of which however promise well, pear,'Persea gratissima, have given. the sub-tropical and of that classof ange as yet is the only fruit grown
notably the Smooth Cayenne, Ripley, us this year their second crop. Our fruits known in pomology as tropical commercially. Japanese plums and' -

Abbakka, and Enville City. For sapodilla, Achras sapota, is now ], find a congenial home in the soil persimmons: are doing phenomenallywell
for the first time., i in all of the State.
description of these and other varieties blooming and climate of lower Louisiana. Since parts
as grown under,protection wouldrefer J. H. WHITE. our last fruit EDGAR L. ST. CERAN..
report many growers
Georgiana,Indian River. Ponchatoula,La.Report.
you to A., J. Russell, Orlando, and have experimented ascertain by actual -
H.' S. Kedney, Winter Park. The experience that which affirm
from the West Coast. many
Report from Dr. Devron.
varieties I.have described. are a natural and still others as stubbornly deny ..
selection from a dozen or more sorts I am pleased to report that the the The cultivation of the citrus family ;
by theory. By over
} which have been tried and of which tropical fruit interests of the State of Louisiana and counting off map has much increased in Louisiana,with. :
many have been abandoned for have been steadily expanding. An six,of the southernmost parishes my in the last two years- especially- budded -
various reasons as not suited to field occasional cold snap, cutting off a readers will know what section of the plants of varieties already testedin
culture. And those are all that are tender growth or materially shorten! State lower Louisiana Florida and California. The Kieffer, '
comprises or
now grown in open field culture to ing a, crop, has proved little more the section i is often called, "The Sugar LeConte and Idaho pears are also
any extent on this coast. than a blessing in 'disguise, discour Belt." Many of the sub-tropical: fruits largely planted, and the same can be
JOHN B. BEACH. aging wild speculation and helping to grow and thrive as with complete adap- said of seedlings and budded plantsof
Melbourne, via: keep' the industry'upon a firm eco-
tability in this region of Louisiana. the large 'paper shelled varieties of
nomic basis.
the nut.Improved .
All along the lower Indian River Take the fig for instance. This pecan t
varieties of the .
Report from.Upper Indian River. peach,
and the two hundred miles of reef luscious fruit, thought by many to be- and plums of Japanese varieties, as '
The pineapple industry is'second in keys which border the southern part long, by nature and adoption,: only to well as the Kaki (persimmon) have ),
interest to nothing in this of the the tropical countries of the Eastern
part of this peninsula the pineapple bids been largely planted in Louisiana, but :
State. Its development, in the last and Western Hemispheres, can be '>
to prove.a permanently profitablecrop. not long enough to show more than : .
few years has been phenomenal, ,but At the present time several of found side by side in this section of thaf they will well here. As to the :, i-
the it has been.wonderful. Louisiana with fruits belonging to '
present season the largest growers own and run their production and profit of the above, it r.
To call it a boom is too tame; to own vessels to New York with the countries, lying within the temperatezone. will require several to furnish ;'
call it is but feeble The Celeste and Brunswick : years
; craze a expression fruit, but this method of transportationis the data for a report. While the y
as compared with the facts.: not to be recommended, as delaysare varieties 'seem to'po s the most above named fruit trees have been

In "1891 ,there were.on Indian river sometimes caused which result in hardiness and seldom '''fail of a crop lately largely planted in this State, ,
about soo acres, one-half of which in the loss of the entire cargo. .The i inland and in some years two in,this region. : the loquat (or Japan plum), long ago '

'partial fruitage, providing not less transportation improving every I My actual experiments have been I naturalized here, the fig,' the grape,.,
; than one million ((1,000,000)) of apples, year and before half the available land carried on at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa the guava, and even the Cattley do well .
and Indian River pineapples, like In- can be brought into cultivation fancy parish, fifty miles north of New here, ''but only for home production.The .
dian ,River oranges, in point of quality ripe fruit.can be laid down in the eastern Orleans. Brown Turkey, too, has only fruit exported from this
stand at the head of the list. markets in from forty-two to sixty stood the winters well in this latitude State in any large quantity is the
The limit of successful cultivationon hours. and borne regular and abundant crops. orange. Yours truly, (
the main land is about the, 28th Second in importance to the pine- In the spring of 1888 I imported soo GUSTAVUS DEVRON.

.parallel of north latitude, and on Mer apple, the cocoanut is taking a prom- two-year old White Adriatics and P. 'S.-I am still continuing my
t ritt's Island it extends about a half a inent place, and from Lake Worth to gave to them the same attention and experiments with citrus trifohata as

degree further north. "Within this Charlotte Harbor.its waving crown of cultivation shared by other varieties. a stock plant., -'
limit the acreage is being extended leaves may be seen, in an almost un- Whether they are still in the' toils of ..

with great rapidity. In one settlement broken line, growing and fruiting acclimating fever I cannot tell, but See "Markets for Florida Prod-
the acreage has been doubled abundantly even down to the shifting this I do, know: Two successive
this season, while in some settlements sands of the seashore. Its value commercially winters the wood was cut back to last uce" on editorial page.
along'the river it has been more than has yet to be determined, year's wood and, while in less exposed I I '

, ,, quadrupled. In fact the only limit the crop is too bulky to be handled situations, the tree enjoyed immunityfrom Parties down the St. Johnsriver .>
has been the supply of plants. cheaply, and at the present price of the icy grip of Jack Frost, fruit have shipped one hundred boxes of:
Of tropical fruits on Indian river labor and transportation some methodsof dropped off prematurely, and with it oraiges to England. They are the

I the mango next to the guava is of the handling will have to be devised collapsed many theories. "Facts are first shipment of the. season.
1 most importance. Unlike the guava before the product can be handled ,at more useful when they contradictthan .

it cannot; be safely shipped a long dis a profit. when they support accepted theories BROWN'S IRON BITTERS

b tance. Guavas are planted, to ' S :From our."Island 'Home"' we extent,' and the establishment of tion I can; safely recommend Celeste,
f shipped mangoes}this"season to' New factories to work up the product into Brunswick, Brown Turkey and Whiter & Detiility.

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H Jt JJtER Jijig' T tf e E you wouldn't have that name.' Do and itwas: in the fall too. He gave hang it by this,..'as all my curing
,# you know:one of'the best things in me a setting of eggs and I hatched frames are strung with wire about No.
Florida is worse abused than anythingelse. them under a hen and had fifteen 15 in size.
Practical, Farm Talks-No. 12. ? "That is gallberry land. And white
pretty little ducklings and, my! I have barn
only one and
for Farmer and Fruit-G, tower; do know ? Because how 30x38,
you people used
why dirty they to get for' the
loft and
I'm glad you .have turned a new don't understand it. It is so full ,of want of water, that winter. I boughtfive 20x55 am cramped for room,
hence I have
leaf, and want to be one of the firstto organic matter that it is as, sour 'as i old ducks and after four years' and to keep constantly curing
congratulate you and ask.the favorof vinegar and can't take crowding up. From one acre
plant-roots constant watching, I got a setting: that I have measured and
the first account
writing lines the
on hold. My attention first called
was to
eggs, and one old duck concluded
of I have harvested box
new leaf. Yes, you have admitted this matter by seeing a Florida Cracker a holding 340
she would
I go to sitting, and she did, pounds three times full-1026 pounds
too much mournful talk ditching piece of land. I asked
:and she eat all the before she '
eggs -and to have it half full
into columns. Now expect again.
your you him if he didn't think he
was wasting hatched one. I have at last got down '
It to 'manure tobacco
tell brother farmers pays liberally,
our they must time. He said he had been
no; studying to one duck, and that I am going to
when have the right kind of
brace up and gird up their loins, and about the matter time it you
a long ; eat the first time anybody comes.
This is sand herein
manure. light
quit themselves like,men, and if theyare was an ugly bog in front of his home I tried three Muscovies a very
year ago North but
not satisfied to live in, 'a land of and he didn't like it and from the Jacksonville, JL applied
I have three of them yet, and I eighty one-horse wagon-loads of
sunshine and flowers, where two looks of the soil he believed it ma-
was am going to eat them. Now, that .
crops of Irish potatoes can be made in good; in fact the best he had, but don't mean you can't raise. ducks in nureper acre.I
., .a year and where by dropping plentyof .here was something in it which Florida. For, as I go into Ocala/I have been raising 'tobacco: four
corn in the hill and thinning.out to soured it and kept it from producing pass "Old Aunt Judy's" home, who years and have made a special studyof

stand. and seeding according to ,the anything but gallberry bushes. He lives on a spring branch, and she has cUring'and casing during this whole
strength of your land, all the corn and didn't know whether it was hydro- the prettiest flock of "Poland ducks" period. I take more pains with these

oats can be made that is necessary for phosphate of potash" or "carburetted I[ ever saw.' You can raise anything processes probably than most growersdo
man and beast, and where proper pre: : ammonia" or because as I said above, I manu-
"sulphuretted-hydrogen" in the world in Florida if you have
: a 10 0 the irand-cIea.trtultiva.J tannic.acid facture my own tobacco, hence. 'am
cc" or of if
plenty water
per capita even never saw
tion will produce upland rice as Da- ;" but he thought if he could once or heard of commercial e fertilizer. compelled to go through with the

kota produces wheat, and where the get the water out of it and the soil Grandfather Backwoods Cracker understands whole history from seedbed. to the
;: whole face of the earth is covered cigar.
turned up to the sun and sweetened, about this, 'and if he keepson
with wild pea vines, ,wild oats ,and he could make a good cane and rice buying cattle and composting and This fall, being rushed for.time
': crab grass and beggar weeds till you patch. letting commercial fertilizers alone and cramped for room, I have not

'f, can't rest, and where every hollow tree And he did. I was over 'to his he'll soon have so much he, been able to let my plants hang on the
is full of honey and cows give milk borne yesterday and fine money wires until the chlorophyl or green
saw as cane will be a plutocrat and rg'et"all abouthis
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spontaneously and a cold roast, of coloring matter disappeared from
out of it. I
growing as ever saw any third party ideas. Now, bad
pinder-fed. pork is equal to turkey where. better look out Grandfather you for the' leaves before stripping began.

breast, and the streams and lakes are Uncle Moses, you know there isn't can't be a third, man, and you a Then, too, the process has been expedited

full of the finest fish in the; world, anything in all Florida that's bad except "money power" too party, because they by the splitting of the stalk.I .
and the and hammocks do not to have the stalk
swamps fellows who want to make third won't let in. care impart
.. full'of bear and deer .and wild pigs parties-and coffee weeds. Now ifyou you any more nicotine to the leaf while it
.. Now, Mr. Editor, when I read your
and coon and 'possum and all these is drying than it already had before
can t tell me,anything worse than'coffee a article on turning a new leaf,.I thoughtI
things can be had in abundance bv weed or of as little use, I would would sit down and write a the stalk was cut; it has too much any-

trying ,to get them-and as little can be like to know what it is. And did you symp-what'do you call it? the you same how, and it''' is one of my most important -

had by not trying as anywhere e/se- ever hear one of these fellows who' are thing you wanted Bro. Adams to writeon points to remove some of it by
they had better go up to Iowa where going about preaching reform tell the second sweat.
you cow peas-well, as I can't think of
": the frost has already bit the corn, and how to kill coffee weeds? I have air it we will just call this a Jerry .Simp I make rather smaller hands than fi

the farmers have commenced to com- swered three letters.this morning enquiring son on turning a new leaf, and let it they do in Gadsden county, about
.plain of having to feed soft corn all how "to get rid of Johnson at twenty leaves per hand. These are

winter and no fodder to go with it, grass if they should sow it. My an go that.CHAS.. W. CAMPBELL, SR. laid straight and smooth in a'box, tipsto
and where Col.. Weaver preaches swer was, replace coffee weeds with Campobello. tips and, lapping a little, then theyare
greenback doctrine and wants third Johnson grass and you 'would not covered with a follower and pushed

I party to help out. a want to get rid, of it. Curing and CasingTobacco.. down with a heavy weight, zoo or

,.f' You tell them to try that, scheme Now, Uncle Moses, there are some Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower: 300' pounds toward the' last, makingthe

once-and stay there a little while till things I can't understand, and I am a, This year I have made seven separate x mass of leaves as dense as a cheese.

the blizzards come-and it will take farmer'too Yon are older than I am cuttings of my tobacco (about The time the tobacco is to remain -

more money to buy -a pair of long and have had more experience, and I 3* acres), ,and shall have several o .in this preliminary pack varies
boots than a good suit of clothes in want you to explain.! Why is it the small cuttings to make yet. My plants with circumstances, according to the

':; Florida, arid an overcoat and: fur. cap farmers are so afraid of so many good grew so rank and tall that. they fell weather and my convenience in storing -:

,;. ; ,and gloves and heavy flannels to keep grasses that make good hay and beef over and jstooled out, ,some of them etc. From this I 'pass it over into -
one warm will cost'more than ,a comfortable and mutton and won't sow them for having finally as.many as. nine stems. ,the second sweat which prepares it
/ house will ,in Fl rida. Now, fear they can't get rid of _them when Some of my plants grew to be i# for the cigar-maker. I pack it in a. box '

; just let,them, try that once, with two they want to and are not a bit afraid of' and even x5 inches in diameter. closeto somewhat smaller than. the first, pressit

feet of snow'on the ground and every buzzard grass and sedge grass and coffee the ground. down tight and let it' lie until it

;. stream frozen to the bottomj and have weeds, and don't seem ever to want to Several of these pickings consisted reaches a temperature of 120to 130,
*to cut holes in the ice to water stock, get rid of them, and don't bother their chiefly of the lower 'leaves, which as nearly as I can judge, for I use no

S and dig shock corn out of the snow heads; about them ? Now, don't you were.ripening ahead of the others and thermometer, but, have learned to de- f
with hoes, and get,your feet and fingers know that those things will grow after would have been dry and worthless termine this by the sense of touch.

and jiose and ears frost-bitten. you lay by your corn, even if you before the stalk was ready to cut, By Then I take it out and:,hang.the hands
Don't'you think when they longed for leave' it as clean as a pin? Make plucking these arid carefully drying on,wires to cool off. This sweat is flesh pots of Florida, the sighs war on them, because stock won't eat them in small hands I make a fair ar- repeated four or five times, until'the t
which would be:heaved would break i them, but 'don't make war on any ticle of fillers out of them, whereas tobacco is of the right color and flavor,

a blacksmith's, bellows 1 ,And they good grass. Grass is what has made they would have to be rejected entirely which,of course, have,to be determinedby
would pat Jay Gould on the back and Kentucky and grass will make Floridaif if left on the stalk until it was experience and. can not be -imparted
tell him he was a prince of good .fel- you will'only utilize it. cut. In our sandy soil here about on paper.I .
". lows, and instead of wanting him to 'I repeat;, there are some things Jacksonville the great heat of the sun have five men steadily employed in

divide would ask him to,put his railroad you can do in Florida and some shining on land recently soaked with making cigars, which I sell to my customers > c

system in operation and convey things you can't do. And the things rain creates a steam which causes the in Jacksonville ,at satisfactory
't them ,back to :Dixie Land :where they you can't do are to grow clover and lower leaves to "fire" quickly. I prices. I have laid the, foundations

they would ''take up their stand arid alfalfaand Pekin ducks away from manufacture my own tobacco, hence for a small cigar factory and shall also

whoop up" things. Some of them water. Of all frauds ever introducedinto I can save everything.In erect &another barn next,year. It need

would be so well pleased when they, Florida, Pekin ducks away from cutting a stalk I run a knife hardly be added that the prospect is ''s

:get back, they wouldn't object to accepting plenty of water are the worst. I was through it near the top and split it flattering. A. E. LINDSLEY.North .
;, : Tom Sawyer's nomination down at Adam Eichelberger's Pana- down nearly to they bottom, then cut Jacksonnlle.

.for Governor, and I guess out of that soffkee place five years ago, and he it off.I: used to hang it up by this We have several times tried Mr.Lindsles .

,. .timber Uncle' Moses .Gallberry could had some Pekin ducks-the first 1 split, but I now have a better way. cigars and found them very

find a good candidate. ev&'saw. They had plenty of water, With my knife I cut a slanting gash nearly, if not quite, equal to the best

Uncle';Mose, your head is level or and they laid eggs all over the place, into the stalk. near the, bottom, and product of Gadsden. county.-ED.t .

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.3ox Tiling.- 4 i cost of application to the soil without which forbid,the use of sulphuric,acid
Editor'Farmer and Fnrft Crowd: :Florida Phosphates I some previous treatment, with one exception j iirthercase( question are these: Our
'. '-The high! price of burnt:tile'"excludes which will be mentioned_ fUr- low.grade :phosphates contain varyiag
it from consideration by the average '" ther on. What shall it,be? quantities of lime, magnesia, oxide;.of ..
farmer.. The follo vingmeth'od of box Preparation, and Value for Home. FIRST GRINDING. iron, etc., which are attacked first:and
tiling has been satisfactorily' tested Use. which must be nearly or quite satu-
r on my place for, the past five years- All questions connected with the : (may be assumed as a general law rated before the phosphates are.
,1x4 ,and 1x6 inch boards' sixteen feet use of our Florida phosphates .are important of the solubility of all ,substancesthat touched.. There-is, therefore, a great
l long are' used. The two four inch some of them profoundly so, f, other things being equal, the rapidity waste of acid proportioned' to the. _
pieces; constitute the sides and the two and yet they are bv' no means to be with which it takes, place is di- amount of these substances present.
-six inch 'pieces the top and bottom, settled offhand. It,obvious. enough. rectly proportioned to'the surface ex- Save in very exceptional instances this
placed together so as to make the'inside with,.such .a superabundant supply of posure, in other words to the fineness loss would be more than sufficient to
: space 4x4 inches. Atone end phosphate right here in the State, if which it is ground. Fortunatelymany counterbalance the benefits obtained.
the top and bottom boards are 'made they can be utilized, that it is ,the 'extreme of our low grade phosphates.are The case' of the sand phosphatesabove
to'project eighteen inches beyond the ,of false economy to buy them out- so soft {and pulverulent that the sim- referred to is a singular instanceof
four inch side boards, while of courseat side of the State. There are practical plest and'most inexpensive machinerywill the influence of surface exposure
the other end.the side boards would difficulties,' however, in the way of an reduce them to powder, and in ,as affecting solubility. A sand rock. ,
'projecteighteen.inches' l beyond',the top i immediate change from established my'judgment this or some equivalent phosphate examined by the writer,
and bottom boards. The ends of each methods and ways. method will have to be resorted to be- consisted of minute grains of nearly-
board should sawed and of these fore uniform,and reliable results can
be square Before considering some pure quartz covered by an infinitesi-
when laid 'in' the ditch the projecting difficulties it may not be amiss to repeat -I be safely counted upon. Those who mally thin film of tri-calcic orthophos-
side boards tile can be shoved in what r called I are interested'' in' this matter, may find bone
of one ; ,have. frequently attention phate ( phosphate). No conceivable -
between. : the 'upper and lower \boardsof to,viz.,that there are some soils, in my last annual report some deter- plan of surface exposure could,
the preceding tile and nailed. and probably large areas in the State, minations of the acid amount in of "available" be contrived superior tolhi is,_and. !..!the!!
firmly together. where the application phosphates is phosphoric various grades result was pcaptlywl might have
making.the.tile the boards shouldnot simply a 'waste of money. The wide of Florida phosphates from the high been anticipated. Nearly half of the
>> be nailed so tight as entirely exclude distribution and abundance of phos- est to the lowest.conventional The estimationwas phosphate present was "available,"
water. ,It is a good idea to slip a phates not only suggests this as a made by the method and while such sand phosphate is
shaving splinter between the boards: probable condition of things but:some' and the phosphates were in all instances necessarily of low grade so far as regards -
and,between nailing; points to spread recent analyses of soils, made by myself -' ground to an impalpable powder be- the amount.of phosphoric acid .
the crack, but not more than an eighth, and others conclusively prove fore treatment with the neutral ammo. : present, it is of the Very highest grade
of an inch. what a priori might reasonably be.assuraed --*' nium citrate. It was found that the so far as "availability" and adaptability -
Wet, .seepy hillsides have been asa fact It may also be assumed solubility under such treatment vaned ,to plant nutrition is, concerned. .
drained perfectly dry by .Jhis tiling as probable that, the soils in the in a very remarkable manner; singular Those who have beds of this "sand
,and.immense crops of rice raised onland immediate neighborhood of phosphatebeds to say the.very lowest grade, phos- rock phosphate" will' do well to make
that was otherwise:worthless. ,'i.e., in the called "phosphatebelt phate,. a sand rock containing only trials of it as an immediate source of
In draining hillsides the, ditch, should ,?' will be most likely to be already "2.81 percent. of phosphoric, acid,gave ready soluble'phosphoric acid. Such
be dug along the upper! ,edge of: wetland I abundantly supplied with this .natural up nearly half 'of its phosphoric acid, sand rock should of course be pulverized -
as, it will cut the. water off.from fertilizer albeit there are found no 1.12 perr.cent, under this treatment, -it is usually very soft 'and friable -
below while having little effect t above., doubt a great: many exceptions to,this while asoft, ,phosphate containing? "'36.- and those who are fortunate enoughto
I 'first tried this method of tiling 'rule: ,79 per cent. phosphoric acid, only have beds of it will probably) thankus
five'years'ago, and it :proved so, satisfactory Leaving: out of the. question therefore gave' 81 hundreths of one per cent. or for calling attention to its peculiar .
'that I have since'put in_several those,regions already abundantly 2.20 per:cent of the whole amount characteristics, and uses. '
hundred rods. I cleared.up,and thoroughly supplied with phosphates there still' present. Someother' ,interesting In conclusion, permit me to say that
drained! _a" twenty-acre' ;field remains an immense territory that anomalies,will be noted in the. determinations -I this whole question of-the use of FlorIda '
in !/!
through which V.running branch should get its phosphates at home. i as given this table. phosphates is far ,from being thoroughly t.. '.
passed.; This land l was all low and,wet But how? ; .COMPOSTING. understood or solved. It is ': :
and. parts' of it"so .boggy''as to be impassable .P.hosphori.acid'must not only exist' Composting with :stable, ,manure, not so much laboratory'.work",that is '
?! but it now'produces large' fti.ihesoil, but 'ft:must, exist i in such muck or decomposing vegetable ,material ; needed as intelligent; painstaking;crop 1''
crops of grass and rice.' : form: that, plants: can make use ,of it. of any sort' may prove even; ,a experiments. You and I may make '"
; This brings out the fact that, our Now,,.'in searching for a cheap,source still better method both of securing a mistakes, Nature never does. If I ".l,I
t low lands might be made to.produce of supply of.this essential, element; we pulverulent condition of the phosphateand tell'you that any Florida phosphate is
profitable crops y.t this ,method: of.til- ,naturally turn to'the low grade phosphates ;rendering; its, phosphoric acid not,soluble,or:adapted to the immediate -
.ing..] L. W.. .TLANK. i which exist in unlimited,quantities i. available. Carefully conducted experiments nutrition ,of plants, .and yet it
Del. .tint.Experimental. : Station .in ,the State, which.have at present in, England and' in this makes things ,grow, you may.safely "t
i B4 little or no commercial value, and county indicate ,that natural ('phosphates conclude that I am wrong. Mjr la :
See ',"Markets'.for. Florida'Prod. which ought to be had where they are rendered much more, .soluble boratory is a fairlv': good one,.ami I # :w,
;uce"'on: editorial page. abound almost for asking: These low by,such_treatment.. When grinding have great faith in it. But I bow, to -
*-*-< I trade. phosphates, containing twenty- is impracticable, as It necessarily is at the decisions and the infinitely superior .. '
J- "How's This I I"We i. per ,cenh, of phosphoric. acid, or present t in nearly: all portions of the, claims of the;grand laboratory of Nature '

;offer: One HJundred: ,, Dollars. Ee- less, are,found in _almost every, possible State, I regard this. as. .far the most in. ;\which, every cultivator of the .. '
ward for,any case of Catarrh vthat.can \ form, composition and mechanical !promising,and practicable .method ot soil is'a worker.'. _Can you not help
,;B-ot'be: cured by .taking, Hall's ,Catarrh condition: .Sand,. clay,' oxide., of treatment Of{ :courseif. grindingand I us an help the State by actual trials IIi
,Q re., iron, magnesia, carbonate; of' lime,. composting! \both\, can be used.the i of bur low;grade phosphates, both m
F.4 J.: CHENEY' .& CO., Props.,: ,vegetablemattei: Arid: other. ingredientsare ,results may be" expected to be still the-1 line of experiment above indicatedand y
Toledo, ,Q., : mixed):with all.proportions.As ? more'favorable. .' others which may occur to you?- _.,
We, the, ;).undersigned, have mown originally'found ,many of them,are, ", ;" '. NORMAN ROBINSON, State..Chemist, in .,
.' : soft and marl lik but TREATMENT ,WITH SULPHURIC ACID. Bulletin. ,'t '
ij. J* Cheney fox, the last 15 years" and on drying most '
believe 1 him perfectly ,honorable? in j all l of'them tend to' harden into a' moire This has been suggested as:a ready:
:) Jbusiaese;'transactions: and. financially{ or '1 less =lumpy mass.:, Now: such means of rendering' 'our*low grade
.able to'carry out any',obligations, 'made material ,if spread; directly upon the phosphates soluble. Unfortunately, :A Noted Divine eavit ;
tby: their'firm. soil is of very slow solubility,, ;No there are insuperable_obstacles the for:"I Bate Byflftepsla ban.a&TBU"Weak BtomaeB aa4CocttYeaeM. ,i
of ',of the success..of this plan The wlta.,Wblcb I feY leM,
Wflat:&: Truax Wholesale Druggists, chemist as,yet: ,can say ,of anyone way been afflicted.Tntt's. r
Toledo,, Ohio, .. ,.. these:phosphates, in this lumpy,condition prices at which sulphuric acid ,is purchasable
fl W'ktioC. Kinnan & Marvin, ,Wholesale /how:. long it will take. the ,soil anywhere in Florida are;, today :
Druggists, Toledo, Ohio., water to dissolve it.lIt' will certainlytake in themselves prohibitory, ''and Pills
H It' -Catarrh,Cure is ,taken inter- years, 'it may take ages. When even if; it could be' had as cheaply as
the character and it is sold at' the factories the,composition .
icy," aeliog directly .upon the,:blood; endlessly varying .
and awcous, surfaces ,of the system. composition :of' these phosphates :is .,of our low grade phosphates
Price.750. bottle. Sold by. all considered, the problem becomes too would still render its,use impracticable? ARE A. SPECIAL BLESSING.I '
,Druggists., :per hopelessly complicated for even intelligent save, perhaps, with one particular variety good seer,reeeommead ad maytalar to them do me to me all mwat mmih

a-.-'* conjecture. There is indeed, the sand rock phosphate" where, ,' .feet' *B..Y.medlelae F.R.efnaeeB xlmtmnee,Few,*Teriu* ,
Do-, foifetjto ,renew your :sub.scriptiofi very little'reason to suppose that many for a curious. reason, its use seems IOLDEVDyw.nt. .

to.....tfee. FARMER AND. ....:FRUIT-.... phosphates'will be found in Florida, unnecessary, and 'which'will be explained Oklce,30 & 41 ParkPlace.5f.-E
.QROWER.J", .. ,, ...."__ ." ...or anywhere,else,. that will!,pay for the later on.; Briefly, the reasons

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- : I The keepers of fruit' :stalls, in Savannah cohcilementand- .trie" nuptialsofUie. bore a little perhaps" ave been abandoned .

1'R : .throw away the kale when it Fruit .'Ei h ng& and ihV Mange altogether. For a few years :

- r 'R.M.M'E-IIIIRJ rseatssuuaKti' itMC .......... becomes soft;; they;is "rotten.:" Growers' Union. 'The marriage gifts they before do groves not increase reach so their rapidly maximum as they: ';

*Mt ATC 4ANUMtv.tM ,. be in the form of subscriptions
But when persuaded to -especially were to dd in the first few years after they

OCTOBER' I, 1691. the Tanne-nashi or seedless for shares in the Exchangestock. come into bearing. .'

they are generally.delighted,with it. : But let us conjecture a 20'percent.

.; ,..- STEPHEN POWERS, '.' Editor. The people of America l have' a great The great "Palatka. compact"was increase this year; this would give
1'1>.Address, La wtey,Fla.: only 3,000,000'boxes. And we know
there '
deal learn before will solemnized, were nuptials"enough
to yet they appreciate
of no valid reason.for anticipating ,
to pall the appetite of 'the '
o'Plorida.Presssociation this delicious fruit.
Member. : a rate as this.
most sentimental l, of sixteen-year-old It would take a 4o-"per-cent increase -

Affiliated with National ,Editorial Mr. G. L. Taber, the well-known. misses-but the stock subscriptions to'bring the crop up to 3,5'00OQO ,-

'. Association. ". 'nurseryman of Glen St. Mary, ,sends were in the vocative. boxes, as estimated by the Fruit

I in his annual catalogue for the. season Let us not have at Orlando one Exchange in their recent circular.
.Publications Received of 1891-2 in good time., Mr Taber A (full crop all over the State would
U. S.Department oCAgrlcu ture. "Insect Life gravy and a hundred religions; one doubtless reach this figure and far exceed
'.. Vol. 3, No.-it ,and 12. Also Proceedings of the grows a line of deciduous stock ,suitable subscription and forty "be,it resolved;" it. But Florida never has produced ,

fourth annual convention ;of the Association of for North Florida,.South Georgia, but let us have the converse.' a full crop and never will-at

,_ .' 'American Stations. Agricultural. Colleges and. Experiment. South Alabama, etc., westward. on f least not until a system of irrigationand J

.' Economic Plants of Jamaica; Government that latitude., ,His trees :are. alwaysso Markets for Florida Produce spraying has been very generally '
Printing Establishments Kingston. well-grown and handsome that few This is a subject to which we shall developed. Frost in one section, red ;

N. Station Bulletin No. liberal share of this spider in another, drouth in another :)
Experiment 78.
; growers have the nerve to cut them give a our space
v* Cornell-tlrtlreraitv Experiment Station. *'Bulletins always conspire to keep down the 4
}jack most trees should be when coming season, especially oranges.
and as below ideal, possible full .oJ
tiI tI. 29 30. ..... yield : an ,
;" ..-" i'der Henderson&'Co.,Catalogue of Bulbs;au planted.. .. }Ve shall have correspondents "in six crop.
'.tumn,1891. of the largest cities of. the North, who But one thing is certain-the orange:
One of the sensible
.The Sub-Treasury Plan and the Land and most moves we will furnish us the latest reports from crop of Florida is vastly more certain
Loan System; Hamilton Printing Company,To- have seen in cbnnection with educa, than fruit-crop of the North as certain
week to week. In addition to this } ;
pelaa,Kansas. .., tional institutions has been made by as wheat and cotton. This is the
4 ---- shall in condensed form
publish a
we ,
the Florida Normal School and BUsi- most gratifying feature of the whole
'/ '0,' Several carloads of Florida oranges White Thisis bulletins of the orange auctions in situation. No grdwer in Florida shouldever
ness College at Springs.
J- ; have already passed through Savannah their department devoted to busi-- Northern cities furnished :us by the allow himself for a moment to r;

f '- ... for a prominent commission house of agents of the Florida Fruit Exchangeand become panicky.We .
,.t : ness, in which the students make, out have authentic information of
Philadelphia other sellers. The auctions in
!" R .; ... actual bills of lading, accounts-sales, will be attended a very few sales already made at seventy -
Jacksonville by our
\ In ,the Tehachapi valley, California, cheques, drafts, way-bills, freight re five cents a box on the trees, but
who will
own reporter, give careful lower this. If fruit
... none than has
bills and all -
the dig down and blast a hole ceipts, of exchange po'ssible
growers and,correct reports. been bought at a lower figure than
:." ,.- in the hardpan with dynamite where forms of commercial paper as they Every fruit and vegetable this, it must have been in the extreme
1 n f they want to plant an apple 'tree. are used in ,daily business. Now, if the State should have the FARMERAND backwoods sections where they do not

i. .. the ..Agricultural College would treat: read the papers. On the other hand,
FRUIT-GROWER this winter.
0 We are indebted to Mr. A. 'H.Kfanville the Agricultural students as actual Trya we have been informed of sales at i
4 and.'intereste subscription for six months at. any $1.25 on the trees.
l for the valuable farmers miniature
; give every one a rate. :. .

,- i ing'papers read,before the :American' farm, 'a.quarteracreor-so, and let :him Fruit Must be Grown Cheaply

,It. ': .: '. .. Poraological. So ciety., which" we' publish : '.i manage it, keep its accounts and Orange Crop Estimates. Americans are the greatest fruit

." -"}.1-:.' this'week. .. vi a "pocket, its profits the students couldhardly The crops of the State have been,' eaters of the world, and theyare get:

:. >" ,(:;; :.\, ( f' -. help' :becoming interested; and as ascertaIned,by',the Fruit! Exchange ting to be also the greatest fruit grow.ers. .

'#, Tree labels made.of slips of wood doing good work to their great ben. (comprising, of course, only the fruit Our countrymen are never very
'.., ; ; shipped out, not that consumed in long in finding out what the market
.>. ro can be'marked with a common lead
.. .. efit. Florida below
), as : specially demands and in supplying it.
:;i; ::. pencil, i if the surface is first, moistened, Going to.Orlando. ** >BOXES. This national appetite for fruit is of

: :t and 'the l letters it is said will last a 18856s.. 900,000
.. Are the worthy gentlemen who are 1886-7...................................... 1,2501000 comparatively recent development;
.. '" i year, or more when exposed to the 1987-8*......................r............. 1,450,000 and for several years she pioneer fruitgrowers
'.<:-, ;": weather. delegated to go,Orlando. in the in- 1888-9..............Oo,, ................... 1,909,000 ; who had been the first to
.-?' ::\ ..... terest of the World's Fair quite sure 1889-90:..,.........,...................._. 2,150,000 discover this appetite and,were in ad- ,

4 :T"s We call. attention, the advertisement that they know what they are goingfor 180-91..o. 2,500,000 vance in catering to it, ,often reaped
In this period of six there occurred wonderful
years profits. Strawberry -
i J., t Messrs.. McMaster'and. Miller, ? Are they going ,there to put up two of the severest freezes that in Massachusetts have netted growers $1-

"" on the second page of the cover. In all the coin, or to "resolve ?" It does have ever overtaken the State, thoseof 400 per acre pear; growers in Western

f" ..our'dealings With them we have found not take a man very long to sign a January, 1886, and March, 1890. New York equal gains, according to-
;.. .,. ;them perfectly trustworthy; and we paper for$2,500 tvi Colonel Chipley), But the novice not acquainted with authentic statements and sums nearlyas
recommend them to the confidence' of but it does take a good while-at least Florida history would} search in vain great as these have, been made in
f .: : in the above table for any trace of California and Florida.
.' : t' our readers who have use (for the e'arti- generally in Florida-to hammer outa those 's-catIed disasters, and he might -There will always bean' element

:, iI'' *::cle they 'offer for sale. chain of c ck.a hoop ,resolutions.The very easily become skeptical of their uncertainty and irregularity in the

.. railroads will give cheap rates, very existence.The fruit crop of the ,.North. The deciduous -
: Y 'Lake:City is peculiarly) fortunate'in and we shall, have another of those increase from the crop of:)1885 6 fruit of itself implies frost, and

to that of the next year was 38.8 frost implies loss. One there
taring-two such seminaries,. of leans- excursions of which Florida has a per year
cent. The next season the increase will be a vast 'crop, as there has been
isthe Agricultural College: and chronic disease. We shall' have the-
was 16 per cent.; the next, 31 percent this year, filling all, the cellars and
the) .Institute, the latter for -young' l la fiddling and the dancing, but where ; the next. 13.15; the next, II.r I. jars and cider barrels to overrunning;

.\ dies. The beautiful situation and will be the griper's: nickel? Now let us take the Ipwest percentageof the next. there will be only a quarteror ,

I '. hMlthfulness of the place, the High We are told that this meeting is increase, that of last year, It.r I. a third as much. '

L ";,k zn'oeal'' character the citizens,. who' necessary in order w ,"awaken 'en This would 'give this year 2,770,500 California will be the fly-whsel, of
r boxes. this eccentric production her uniformly
\ all saloons and: dram- thusiasm." It is the ;
rigidly painful
., repress gen We may have a higher rate of increase dry and favorable climate 'will
-' drinking, .their culture and refinement, erally that the more "enthusiasm" than this, but it is not likely to equalize the crop in the North by

nkkethis one 'of f 'the choicest 'locations the less cash. be much higher. There is no probability -, supplying its deficiencies at least in

"of the State. The'fine. corps of Y Some years ago there was "a love that it, will reach the remarkablerate I.deciduous fruits. There are'sheltered

<. .. < of increase recorded of two sea- sections, under the lee of the Ozark
,. ',;, teachers in. the. Institute. render it feast at Palatka; hundreds. of
"' en-1 sons above-38.8 and because )Mountains
"" 31- in Missouri, behind the 4
: worthy 'the. liberal patronage, of,,pa- thusiastic" gentlemen met .there in have reached their
1> : :: .': ;. t .1 J some groves maximum Blue Ridge in North Carolina, ,under ;
',;;;:,. 7" e feats. .. convention to, celebrate'the' final re. production; and some that then the protection ofthe Great Lakes,
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where, there will always be fruit. The time in giving them a little blood, and ORCHABD.-Cultivation ought to be Nqw York Market ? ,.

t 'railroads will find it' and carry:' it bone;'or. cottonseed meal' to give them a kept up in the peach orchard all through ;Nsw You, Sept. >&,.I* r.
" start. As soon as it is cool of nights, October prevent the from passing The continued hotwetheryso" late fa the sea. "
everywfekher. plants must be, pushed rapidly. If they into their winter rest t )early.. If they for
ton has caused an increased demand lemons,
The day of monopoly in fruit has .'do 'not have: .spread of six indies of can be kept growing late the time of and late arivais from Florida of choice quality

gone by. There will always be a 'certain broad 'dark-colored leaves by the end* of blooming will be deferred in the spring hare found readYl&te at' $J..SO- to $4: medium,
October there will not be much of and their chances of late frosts
a escaping
element of the lottery in fruit t : crop; .
$z so to$3 a box. A few Florida oranges hare arrived -
'it is quite possible :that they will ,not will be improved.
growing, and the grower in our fickle ,but mostly green,and prices unse tled No
yield as much'I profit as would a well cultivated -
should be shipped that not perfectlysweet
American climate wll continue the 'crop of Irish'potatoes. oranges
. end of the chapter to have in his char- r UESnONSJ AND REPLIES. and have some color.
; The best wayis- to TUn' a furrow . .
"- ,acter more or less'Bohemiamsm; ,but with a Call garden! plow or a PlanetJr. ,
All reasonable subscriber .
question coming from a ,
We Need Better Guavas.
the amount of these elements is being about two inches. deep and, two ,will be answered M promptly as possible IT addressed
steadily reduced. The inequalities in inches from, the plants, throwing to the editor at Lawtey. We want better guavas. We find
the earth from the plants. Strew in the Replies can not be siren by malL all '
the Lake
the business leveled and along a few trees
are being up, fertilizer and then turn the furrow.back producing

from this time onward, more ,than on it. Scattering the fertilizer on the DARK COTTON-SEED MEAL. M. S. passably good fruit, many producing

heretofore, it will take good work to surface will do in rainy weather, but in P., Orlando. Prof. Goessmann's analysisof nearly worthless fruit, while .

.. bring good pay. The hastily gathered, hot dry weather it ought,to be covered.As Sea Island cotton-seed meal is Nitrogen really choice guava: trees can almostbe

mashed and unsorted strawberrieswill they grow stir the soil gently an inchor ,3.59;phosphoric acid,2.09;potassium counted on one's fingers. Some .
,two deep around them with the prong- .oxide, 1.31. This was ground with the and hard and the
sell no more for half a dollar a hoe running the wheel cultivator in the I are dry great objec-
hulls the
quart, and the big, coarse orange will middles., Keep all runners cut off before cotton-seed on. He-gives meal (upland average, he probablymeans analysisof tion met everywhere to the superabundance

go to "market-breaking ,hawker.' they take root., It is a great mistake to ): ''Nitrogen, 6.66; potash, 1.62; of seeds. If there is a

r -. ..* allow: plants which are to bear fruit i in phosphoric acid, 1.95. His valuation of quite seedless guava, with a desirable
the spring make runners and plants in the the dark meal flavor the writer has
Work for October. (potash 4J cts. per lbs., not been able so ;
fall. will
They produce as many berries, phosphoric acid 5, nitrogen'; 15)) $14.96 a '
far find it.
to Jomebody!
t GARDEN.-It is still time to sow celery but they will be so small as to be practically ton for fertilizer; of the bright, 2373..
uncle that hiscousin'
}: and, in fact, it is very troublesome to get worthless. I Prof, Robinson analysis of dark cottonseed body's' great
: a stand of plants from any sowing earlier Crops in Florida sand which was meal? : is:" Nitrogen, 7.10;,phosphoricacid i stepfather sauf he had a seed-

w,; than September -If:you have lost your plowed before planting not need deep (insoluble), 2.40; {potash, 1.28.. At less guava. And this is as near as the
earlier sowings, try again. Make a frame working at'any stage of their growth. the above valuations this would be worthas writer has been able to get in this ,
. as if for a hot-bed, the board on the But it is of great benefit to plants to run ertilizer $22.42, or nearly as muchas direction.
north side six or. ei ht inches higher than out the middles with a light wheelrakeevery the bright. :
3 that on the south side; have the bed of week, or at least after every rain, GUA V BUTTER L. P., Punta Gorda One thing should be settled : that

' very' rich' mellow ,earth ,a few inches, and scratch around them with a prong- This is considered by some good judgesto we cannot depend upon the seed for
higher'than the earth surrounding. Sow' hoe, at.least:until they acquire sufficient be better than the jelly. Slice thin, producing like varieties. Some trees :.

: the' .seeds on the-surface, not 'covering foliage prevent the rain from beating cook soft in a porcelain-lined kettle, have been sold here upon the Lake ws '
them all. 'the and the:,soil down hard. If the soil is flat-
at Have ground wet stirring often, run through collender to produced from choice the w
keep it so,even if it is necessary'to cover it woods, dense and heavy, it wilMielp the extract the pulp,"then through a hair varieties
during the day with'gunny-sacks: spread young' plant. run one or two teeth of seive to remove the seeds. Measure the fruit of which is as nearly worthless'as ...
right on the ground and occasionally the prong-hoe close up to it carefully pulp and for every gallon take gallon the most common scrubs. The

. sprinkled. This is a good,deal'of trouble, breaking' and'loosening up the vise-like of granulated sugar, but do not add the writer has been growing guava trees '.
.' butt, will .bring the seeds up in three grip in which it is held. (Give it a chanceto sugar until the pulp is cooked down to from the' most carefully selected seed .
and less trouble in the end than the spread and swell out.
days, one-half. Then'add the stir '
sugar and and' far
he has
so only one tree that is
old way of covering the seeds with earth The main application of fertilizer and constantly. for three or-four hours,'until ..
and waiting ten days for them to come potash may be delayed until November very thick and rich. Put away in jars really worthy of propagation. And'
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, .'UP--- or, December. See our advertising with a piece of thick paper cut round this general experience, a few .
'As BOOB nail seedd beghf to sprout the columns for fertilizer distributor. and laid on the butter; and the top'of the persons may have, been more fortu 0 :
ginn _ks mast be.renioY6: < :: the sun Push cabbages for early home, use jar 'cover with cloth made air-tight nate. '
: shines hot, lay..slats and sacks across, a rapidly with a good handful of cottonseed with flour and the white of egg. It will '
foot above the plants, to niak&'nearlyacomr 'meal'stirred in around the plant, if keep a year without spice. It is likely ,that the ideal guava com ;

tet J;>liade,;but reduce.; he.'density the weather is not too dry. If the days SALT FOR DIE-BACK. J. S. 'B. bining the most desirable, and yet possible .

of, it from
or; two weeks, they wiirbear/the sun crowded: with" liquid manure, as cotton- die-back by several where But a'step!should be taken at once by "
without .any'shading."YHien'. they: are seed meal will burn and ,stunt them. It growers "
i three 5iaehesi high'tfeer' : is that diseaseis, caused, by poisonous elements all who are interested in guava cultureto /0 It
highly'important to
back, teiajtfiaeivihlgh intomake, ; themgrow growth on the cabbage secure before a vigorous cold in the soil. native farmer once 'plant-..only the best: attainable now.

stocky, ;aad-it is.ior.? good plan! to weather sets in; it will then endure* several stated to white,us that bud he in had prevented rench- The writer' will hazard the statement ., .
ing or corn by sowing
prick ttem0at in,a rich mellow bed degrees of frost more than it will if over the ground.' We have no personal that the time is not far distant when
about two inches apart; ,:to,hard en 'them young and tender a
Water knowledge the matter, but salt should evaporated guavas will be in demand' !r -
up preparatorytojtransplantjng. For cutworms use Paris green mixed 'be used carefully those who have learned their i
witu,soap-suds.: ? \ with eight or ten parts'of flour or corn many
l '
Onion, ,seed'(Berniua 4'mar'be) sown meal.. Sprinkle it,on.the plants and,let FENCE LAW L. F. R., Marianna. good qualities; then choice guava j jelly

', the'latter..part of:thisrmonth,..oreven the some,fall on the ground., Our experiment Probably the State fence law does con. will always be in demand, then! guava
t first- of :the enthlfOl'--earl1lhome uSe. I station,has shown that there is no danger; flict with the United States'patent,signedby butter like apple butter of the North.;,e .
'ield'culture'we shall that it will be washed off rain.before' the President, fbf this says the land
For : give a special by .
will be in demand in all our homes. .
is granted to the "to have and to
article a little later... .*- the cabbages are plucked. party'
Toward fefaeeed of the month peas may% If grub-worms are bad in land intended hold '* with all rights, privileges But anything called a ,guava, will ,not: t

be, planted, choosing],the ,small. dwarf for cabbage, onions, celery, winter' immunities and appurtenances of answer these,purposes.
vwfettes...&Bw -ouf t arrdws *- aJt.'sixinches rye,or strawberries, run, a furrgw about whatsoever nature thereunto belonging, There is money in guavas to the .
deep; sow in these and cover two three inches deep,then another six inches muni etc;? No fence is mentioned. But com- man who will plant a grove with .reference ..:! "
The universal
inches deep. As they begin .to show deep on top of that, thus burying themso error facit juy.
custom of the is to fence and to what is really demanded. L, .
country ..
above ground cover little deeper, and deep that they cannot get back to .
this makes the law. Let us resolve that 'the comparatively .
BO on until the furrows are about filled trouble the crop this year.
nj r Notone'man'in ten* lants peas'and As?A1U.qus-.This; ; has ,not' generally SWEET POTATO ROT. M. B., Apala- worthless trees must give place to better -' r

Irish potatoes deep enough in this.:climate. i. been,,,a success in Florida, still we have chicola. If your sweet potatoes are rotting ones.-E. G., in Tropical Sun. ; .

., v correspondents who! have_succeeded withit ... nowt. ,< it_ _is pretty good ,proof. thatme r
Tim is the month for land is not.L well dramed. Potatoesthat
sowing sa1&ilyalso' :by using great thoroughness. '
cabbage and cauliflower, spinach,.mustard : rows' four> feet apart, dig trenches are allowed to get perfectly! ripe be- The; .'gater farm mentioned 'in our f.!

kale, ,Brussels sprouts, etc., may, eighteen inches deep keeping the top fore harvesting, and are then stored perfectly columns a'few weeks ago, is in a .
be sewer A suecessioa of radish, lettuce soil and the sub-soil separate., Put eight : dry seldom rot. Even a.wound flourishing condition; and is yielding

and b i4B may be Firm the inches'of manure in the, bottom and will heal up if it i is.well dried out. Sweet quite 'a its owner. He has ..
soil tfeqfreuf My: ov raH} these seeds, even pound it down solid. Cover with the topsoil potatoes in storage need absolute drynes, I hundred and real ....
tramping1 the roWS if it is dry weather. until the trench is only sir inches because their saccharine. juice attracts. : shipped one : 'gators .
Sow oe t'seed two inches deep. Plant deep. Plant the roots in this two feet the rot fungus.OSAGE ized for them the sum 'of twenty .dol.

plenty of turnips in drills, ''thick,.and do apart, and complete; the covering to a ORANGE. 31. R. A., Sanford. lars. He has already hatched at the

not thin: tbemtout, ;; ';they will make a level. The crowns of the plants shouldbe This correspondent wants to know as to present writing 243 and has ISO more
great quantity of tops with small bulbs, two or three inches below the surface., the availability of this tree for windbreaks'in undergoing the incubation '
of a convenient size,for cows and calvesto One-year-olplants will do to cut from Florida. reader give process.
eat. in two years; two-year-old, plants in one information out of persona experience? Verily, this is an industry that few

SraiWBfi&Riis. These ought to be all year. .No'manure should touch the roots, ANGORA GOATS. D. W. (no ad- people would venture to engage in,

in the ground by October 10 for an early but a layer of' it two or three inches dress).. J. A. Daniel, Glen St. Mary, but this gentleman seems 'determined

A market .crop, and unless the season is deep may be spread over the top of the Baker county, Fla. to make a success of it-St Francis .
favorable even.that date is rather late. bed.:, This bed. will last for many years,
Still, it:will pay'to keep Oiling up vacancies perhaps'not so long as in theNorth, hpw- CITRUS FRUIT SEEDS. Inquirer, Facts. f .
i SSorsfol"d'e
'with the garden trowel; taking'up a ever-hence it will pay to do the work Inverness, Fla. Orange and lemon seeds .
good ball, of earth with each plant, as welL from budded trees are not trustworthy. Acid Phosphate, .
fete as 'the end of November; they will The beds should never be tramped be- The only sure;way to propagate trees is ,A Brain and Nerve Food, _

V yield a few very choice large berries early 'cause cultivation, asparagus is difficult. by budding, grafting or layering. for lecturers, teachers, students, clergymen ,
IB, tbe+ season, then'go 'to growing again. Lastly sprinkle on salt until the earth is OXIDE'OF IRON. J. 'H. H., Artesia, and br .in workers
,- As sees as the, plants are fairly rooted white; then put on a' mulch of coarse' Fla. -See. late back numberson this sub- lawyers, -

t alb ootabltehod, .say in ten days. lose'no .:manure two or three inches thick. ject. generally. : '

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/.",. :,. 0( 'II;.'!' .'. tc .. narrow -valley., Jn' the daytime he I Abigail ventured the next neighborsand adapted fto exercises thai sort than,.the

.0'uzr' 'tj Un ''Or.S[ caught 'sunfish 'arid 'suckers, and bass. soon' the male inhabitants the paddle-like, pliable hands of a human

.' .7.. .. } E J..., At times: he would 'prolong,',his 'fishing valley: were assembled. Johnny was child. Degeneration and far-gone physical
y ; :.: t into'the night, soas; to catch catfish for: brought home by the sisters. The :next imbecility can alone account for an '
night is"the time when they bite:the best. day Ben was .buried;, the entire settle inability which is indeed by no means a
:: : 't Ii ], BEN.. He'had done thiS'at' the particular time ment followed the ,wagon that,bore the general characteristic of,the human race. .
;, I which we now refer. Ho.was sittingin coffin, as mourners. The white haired The youngsters: of the Senegambian
.' BY EDWARD B.;HEATON. the shadowjof, the sugar tree8>intent itinerant who ministered on the occasion coast-dwellers can swim as soon as they
;, dii9 n-iris fine, when he was aroused by selected for his text, Greater love hathno can walk, and to.the natives of the South
: : .7 In a narrow valley of the upper course voices. Ben listened. Presently; he man than this that a man lay down Sea Islands,, swimming, even in the .
.. pf the middle 'One-Hundred-and-Two hi heard pronounced the name,of the three his life for his friends." There was not breakers of a perilous reef comes so
;: ..: the State of Iowa, lived years ago (and old maids. He was wide awake ,at this a tearless eye in the assembly. Old and ] natural .that'they fail to understand the
." ,- I now lives: ),three old maids whose names and strained his poor ,faculties to the young sobbed'aloud, while the three 'old distress of a drowning fbreignerand are

'; were respectively: Tabitha,, Dorcas,ands utmost to learn 'what the topic of thevoices maids. were in a very passion of tears. apt to watch his antics 'with an expres-
Abigail. What their ages were, was .a. was."They've. Dorcas held Johnny's hand and led sion of unfeigned surprise..
f '" matter,of conjecture to everybody, butt lots of money," said one. him to the'wagon after the service. He
: -. themselves. Indeed, they looked :older "Weft we'll have it to-ni'Iht," said the became their delight and pride;and although The belief in fairies evidently still
than theyreally were; which arose partly other. with an path. 'dangerously petted and indulged, lingers in the highland regions of South-
... ,. ; from the fact that they :wore caps as' was Ben listened until he learned the whole has grown up anJionorable manhood; ern Europe. A peasant of Oteiro, in the
the fashion in those days These caps, plan. The enormity of the crime, thedanger his'delight being'to cherish his benefac- Portuguese province of Trasos Montes,
however. were always: a spotless) white, of his benefactressess penetratedhis tresses in their old age. sued his -neighbor for having set -his
.'. and the kerchiefs which they'wore, pin1 slow faculties until he was terribly The second robber was captured and woods afire, and during the progress of '
ned.behind and before, were immaculate frightened. He crept away from his met a ''well-merited punishment. It. is the trial asked for a private interview
.: purity itself. Their-dwelling was a ,log fishing with stealthy step until well known that, years ago, one of the tribunals I with the Judge. The appraisers he said,
; cabin and though very unprepossessing clear, of the. neighborhood when he of Justice Lynch was in a dense had failed to estimate the real amount,
7 : .' without, within it was as.tidy! and? clean-! started off with great speed for the houseof forest on the head-waters of the:" Qne- since the forest fire had, brought him
.' 'ly as any house could possibly be. If in the old maids. Hundred-and-Two. bad luck by destroying grove which, .
r 1 jgUjSigej ybul4o pjed one of 'theirponderous "Tabitha; Dorcas, Abigail!l" he cried, for years had been the favorite hauntof
feather beds, you'would have and being put,of breath sat down:on the a troop of duendes, or tutelar fairies.
the of which cannot Toby's There.It FELIX L. OsWALD. .
slept sleep peace; floor to recover himself. The old maids
: truthfully be said x>f many ,far more were getting ready,to retire for the night is very amusing to note the curious '. .
costly' 'and. homeS on 'the things that children, and often times '
pretentious and looked at Ben'with.astonishment. ,No Deformed Chinamen.
Hundred-and-Two. older will tell that they have
) people
a ? you
The farm that these three old maids 'What on earth is the matter, Ben," heard when they ,have only caught the I "Did you ever"see a deformed or crip-

'. owned occupied.the. valley from hill to said. Dorcas. sound without the slighest appreciationof pled Chinamen? asked a gentleman.There .
.'' hilL Though to be sire it was not very 'Robbers,theivesl"! ejaculated Ben. 'the ,sense of what.they heard. For was a ..negativereply, and the
"' wide, yet it was ample enough support It was now the women's ''turnto, be example; a little boy of ,five years old questioner continued: "I don't think you
filled with terror. dint of
'By" child is born deformed
rapid will. If Chinese
ever a -
them by its rent, they, alit is the custom was the proud owner of a blind-eyed, I
s questioning, Ben told all he had heard. which he called it made away with as soon as
: .. in the West getting. one-third.the'crop stump-tailed dog,
I. r- "Oh what shall do?" said babe is killed I do
Abigail."I Just how the
1- ,. we possible.
t \n the bushel, delivered in the crib and "Toby. He and Toby were inseparablefriends
'. know, said Ben, who seemed not know, but it is never permitted to
w .
T.; gra 1ary. Nor will we deny but that ; but disease came and Toby died,
struck with an idea. "Give me the live. You travel all over the world
He may
1 .f they laid up a dollar or two now and leaving little Joe: disconsolate.
j If"' ... then, for they always kept_three or'four rifler mourned the loss of his dog.and'refused and you will never see a crippled China-
"We shall all be killed! exclaimed
t 'ft< cows and a nock of poultry, selling more to be comforted. One day he returned man. When an accident befalls one of
: Miss Tabitha, wringing her hands. them he is made with too. This is
or less butter and eggs the y round.. from Sunday-school with all his old away
I I They were a kindly'trio, these threeold "No, we won't," said Ben, who now time radiance and happiness in his face, a part of their religion! and they adhereto
'. .: ..: maids; a fact that Miller, a poor,' had hold of the gun. It seemed as if and announced to his mother .that"Toby's it closely.Washington Post.
$. half-witted man who lived at the foot of the excitement of the hour had broughthim in Heaven."
:\ ,thehill a little further down'the'valley, back his senses. Such cures do ,"Why, child, what put such a thingas '

t", but on their land, would frequently! ,aver. happen. "Put out the candler' com- that in your head?" asked his mother. "WOMTH_A fiUUfXA A .0%.": ;
I : ':Many were the times in winter when manded.Ben. "And be quiet! "It's true mother, for my teacher told ""N/\/Vy\ > \x\x>
.\; ..' they filled his basket with good Scarcely had a quarter of an, hour me so. They all sang, *O, Toby! thereO H

+. things for his wife, who was consumpt-, elapsed when a knock sounded upon the ( to be there)', .,and 1 asked my teacher'where Blind.They 4
i ed; and for John, his little boy, too small door. and'she said in Heaven;'so'I am willt '
are blind who
; to"J; as jet to be of any service in making a "Who is there?"demanded Ben. sure now'that Toby is in Heaven."
k G;,x livifig. Poor Ben, he.had once been'as "A friend," was. the reply, "who The fond mother could not'destroy'his not try a box of !

4l Y. bright as the beet, till one day" felling night.:" happiness, so little Joe is still ,happy in '
.. .a tree, abougli\law;bticlc 'striking him "Can't stay," said Ben. the conviction that his dog is safe in BEECHAM'SPILLS
.'. on'.the'temple, and he,w&'l ev himself "I know you!" said voice recognized Heaverit-Unidentified. : J
". again :.afterwards.:. "It ,was a. God's by Ben and the 'sisters as that of their i .
': .. mercy," the neighbors ,said "that it renter .Ben. Miller, open the door! Will ,
.hadn't killedjiim outright.!" you!1" Popular Science Ohat.. the disorders which ; '
'-F Throughout the months during which "I know you too," replied' Ben. The instructor of the government out of 1..._.... Bige.oa. ..

-f" .ti11 Ben was bedridden, the old maids, one "You'll not get in." swimming school at Kiel, Northern Ger- Tor a Weak i
.: 'r:7'Y: or the other of them, ;visited ,him'every The next moment the door was struck many, holds that the'faculty of keeping maehO.ost4pattoaBt.ord.r.d ;
.-:. day, and they neverwent 'empty by a rail, but the ponderous ,wooden afloat can be definitely lost in consequence JLtT.rr brisk 'Headache,
... and bar held fast. I of enervation. Some of or may Billow sad Xorveas aHaeau.thty f
hinges general physical
4' .: handed. "We should have gone to the tftkt tM. pte. .f an ,tntfe' mtdfeteo ;
". poorhouse.had it not been for them," Ben stood with leveled rifle squarely his recruits are absolutely incapable of chest
:, said Ben's wife time after that. in profiting by instruction, they are too '
>t many a ,, 'front of the dopr. Another blow Of all druggists. Price 1* cents a box. }
"We but God will weak to swim, while others take to '
can't'verpaythem, followed; the door gave a little. Another New York Depot,365 Canal St.. 31.
', kbe would continue; "for has He not said, and it flew wide open. That acquatic gymnastics as naturally as if

,' '.' '..$leesed is he that considereth the poor." moment,Ben ,touched the sensitive trigger they' were provided with fins. Puppiescan i
And the. had' and loud swim before they have their eyes
+' thin.nsumpted body no a cry proclaimed one of the SALE-One second: band W..hiDgtOuHand i''
if ':" doubt but that the Father would bless so can young kittens and even new-
house-breakers wounded or killed. A open ,Press for sale cheap at. this office l
}: ,t the:three old maids: pistol shot was fired at Ben and then all born pigs, whose feet seem much less Write for particulars.

i 'Time slipped away. Summer and auf was silent.
; "turan "and winter dine and:went, and Bert uttered no groan nor worU. The
4: j-'r : when May made'the hillside lovely: with three sisters for half'an hour trembledin

:, .. '.., flowers and.the corn.was all planted, andthe ,the darkness and silence' of their PAR ES IS (COXSUXPTJON OP THE aWN)
..,iJt; ,, trees were, 'shooting their leaves, chamber, and then Dorcas 'came forth :
k ', t John's mother'' slept the I last peaceful and struck a light. There lay Ben at
h' f''.:\ ,sleep* The three old maids were,'there full length across the doorway, the ripe can certainly bo cured bj.only one thing,tuuuely: Pao?.PHZLFS' great 1leoTerr.PAINE'S .

'.; : ad)laid out the corpse, and sent the,man underneath, while just before him on
who rented their farm' for th*coffin and the porch floor was the dead body of the CELERY COMPOUND.Saved
-when-the mother was laid in it, dressed robber, his eyes staring at the morning .

m,,one of the* very best gowns 'in:. the glory vines trained.along the eaves.., from the Insane Asylum. ifcar 811'8-1 feel it my dutyto teii,7, i
.- wardrobe of the three old 'maids, .she "Speak, Ben, said Dorcas/"the dangeris .. what Paine Celery Compound did can't praise It enough., About a Tar ago my
.looted' positively b utiful. There was passed!1" But Ben 'answered not a head troubled me BO that It seemed as though I should be crazy. It was caused by over- ,
t thsWiirrmn of ineffable peace upon her face' word. ttudy. I asked the advice of two doctor ,who tare me medicine to no effect,and I did not
; whlofe the dead generally"wear and that '"Oh, Ben, are you hurt?" uttered all know what I would do. I did not want to see anyone, everything seemed to strange. 1
"* seso' 'full of contentment and repose.: three in a breath. Ben lay upon his rifle had a tired,languid feeling,my kidneys troubled me.,and I felt badly. I read your adver
returned tisement In a paper and thought I would try the compound. Before I had taken half of one
After the funeral Ben to this motionless.
: : ,v ,.
.lottles cured and I would recommead it to aU
Four me
bottle felt like a new person.
t';. :. oafete, nor would anything induce him They raised his head; his face :was 'that feel the way I did. Yours truly, ,MBS. J. E. WILCOX, Ban F.0.,Wis.
J'$ oHhor to change hk abode or his way of bloodless;;the eyes looked straight before
i 4, livings/He continued to do odd chores him. Physicians Prescribe It.. ,Dear S**:-I am much pleased with the action ofPaine.
1.M for neighbors, and with his lshing,made "Oh, Ben, Ben, faithful Ben!" cried. a Celery Compound In those cases where the neripus system was broken down from
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I out to get {along.. The truth,is, the' old Dorcas in agony. "Speak -to us! Oh O'Ter.wortotmlDdorbody.' I hare seen particularly good results where the ...{.anthad '
lost all ambition,no appetite,constipated,could not sleep nights, eta Than or four casesof
l. raa&te that he was provided for and not killed!
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weak,emaciated,hysterical females have been cared with the Compound.' I hare observed -
Ii. suffaredWor nothing. Ben regarded them Suddenly a light shone in the eyes, the that it quiets excitable nerves gives patients better rest; Increases appetite regulates
as his upon John; and- Lips moved. ." other, mother my bowels,and Is a good remedy to build up.broken-down case generally.. Yours truly,
them M 5'&ad affection. Johnny!" gasped Ben. The': limbs B. C. EucrETOir, M. D., Altoaa, I1L ,
*CAB often,went fish- thrust themselves out, and ,Ben, simple It Is sold by an reliable druggists. WELLS, BICHABDSON, & CO., Props.,Burllagtoa;Vt.
iag in.tilfe little stream that:wandered in Ben had recovered his intellect. in the. I '
torfcww "stony ways" through the land "beyond<< the river." Beware of worthless imitations of DIAMOND DYES. -
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'< "f ; attending a bee convention at-.New? NEW : ahd'redj/: absorbing their light. Its
Our.l\UiraIt r! me. j Orleans, during ( the\ World's Fair! Ji J* *, )[ strongest contrast is white.' Yellow
there, I'mef ah. extensive' honey'pro- conveys the feeling of light and appears -

ducer. from;the Indian river country,; .,to advance toward the eye.It
Forbidden SubjectS.. i' who,said-:thattheir'besthoney districtswere ry "'Yoti press the, will lessen the apparent height, of a

There are too, many .subjects.that, malarious and infested by insects, room, or exaggerate the prominence! ,
by mutual consent, are ,forbidden dis- mosquitoes, sand flies; jiggers, et ., button of a moulding of other 'objects. ,.on ,
cufision between mother and daugh- One of the greatest:sources of honey which it i is placed. It-is' the most intense -

terV..W e--can-but*admir&'.high-minded ofrFlorida,.-is' the black, mangrove ... wu/o -' of-all.colors. .Blended"with-ttke,

mothers and pure-minded, innocent which grows in the water, and beep: semi-neutrals it imparts to them radiance ..

girls; but this is no assurance of such keepers- were badly disappointed by Stren 5en' Stjles and Sizes ; not their own... It gives, par-

minds. When 'a girl reaches the age its being .frozen a, few years since. ALL LOADED WITH Tn..punt Film ticularely agreeable? definiteness and

of eleven 'years it is'.the duty of the There are: large apiaries in the vicinity. For sale by all Photo.Stock Dealers. brilliancy to the ,compound colors, ,

' mother 19' talk to her plainly aDd of East St. Andrews Bay, who gather THE EASTMAN COMPANY, such cas buff, chestnut, dun, hazel
earnestly about herself and certain honey from the orange'groves. This auburn, fawn, etc. 'Green is in itself
Send, ,
"phenomena of which no one should honey is of good body and flavor, but Catalogue: rather dull color, and:the effect of a

be'allowed to speak ,to her except her not equal to the white clover honeyof Work and No Play. large. proportion of emerald or bluish

mother: It is'often said, and, I'am I Isme'it the North, in my opinion. Owingto "All work and no play makes Jacka green in a combination is apt to" be .
the the climate harsh. Red is the } ',color which
is too often true that dampness.of honey .only
young dull J boy> is the old saying, and,at
girls of today know' too much;, that, producers secure the most of their this season of the year the farmers remains<: stationary. --- -.- __ ..- __ _
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however, is not so much ,the troubleas surplus in the extracted form. An should bear it in mind.- He. :should .
the fact.that often learn amateur beekeeper who is 'fond of Jarring Households. .
they so it take a day or two of vacation, if not. a I
through improper channels. \Mothers, fishing, called the other day' and said longer'time, and he should, also allowa And so of the bearing of brothers and
don't be deluded, into the belief thai while crossing the Illinois river in a similar respite from work to the ,sisters toward one another. There is have not talked to your skiff he saw'many dead bees floatingon wife and the children. He should a deal -brutality, shall we say?-

daughters they; have not been ap: the: water, and that he lifted out a not oblige them to' share his pleasures certainly of vulgarity] in the behaviorof
live one,on his paddle and he thoughtthat brothers toward their sisters and
preached on these subJects: The ; anymore than..he 'would want, to par ,
world is full of persons vilmindedenQugh the'water swallows, which are ticipate in ,theirs.* If,he, wants'a quiet vice versa. For a boy: or joungman ,
to take fiendish. delight inpoisoning' very numerous, caught the bees and! day in the woods with dog and gun,. to be courteous to his sister is an old '
the innocent and impres-: also knocked them into: the 'water in they want a day of excitementatsome fashioned virtue; ,in many families it

sionable minds ,of young girls with a their rapid flight.-Prairie Farmer. may popular summer resort with a is quite out of date. Happily it is not }

perverted information that they should l' "hop" in the,evening. The wife may wholly extinct, for there are still

,never have, obtained except from a ,Autumn Core of Roses like a visit to her. mother or aunt, manly young men in the world who

oving,mother's lips. Roses have. many enemies, but it is I with a day or two of visiting among! would scorn to treat even their sisters
not nearly so difficult to succeed with with rudeness. But the habit of discourtesy
While on this subject I may as well such ,of her old friends as are living
speak of another phase upon which them as many flower lovers,suppose. near there, and a little harmless gossip in the family is ',quite too '

even more general ignorance is exposed Most insect pests yield to sprinklingsof in- the way of news about those who prevalent, and we are sorry to' ythat 4'
hellebore. in wateror kerosene emul- here, tod, the is not -
; this is the care that girls should_ have moved away. The boys may wrongdoing.
sion. Rose bugs are not troublesome confined to the "sterner -- =
Jiave traditional very like ''their the
the The
at age. "ignorance a day upon bicycles, or '
here seems to be dense and gen. on a clay soil, and such a soil is boys and girls may prefer a day at the York Examines f"r

era!. At the age of from eleven, well adapted to their needs. We never seaside or among the scenery of the .It '
.take our roses from the ground to Wife-Culture. a
to fourteen years, nature bringing mountains; and it is well that they ; -
about such general and radical I protect* them, having learned that it should have it, and enjoy it. Happyare An Ohio farmer created considerable "
can be done much more effectually who consternation at an institute held '
in the
that it
changes girl physically' the'parents are young enough -
takes,all of her vitality ;and nerve, en- where they'stand.Vha't is called ,an inJeelirig, i if not in years, to share in at Marietta by addressing the I meeting; ..
ergy to ,meet the.demands: of nature., ."open" winter is much .more severe the pleasures of their children. Perhaps one the subject of "\"Wife-Culture., ,...&:S-

At his age then she should be'shield ,upon'roses than is steady cold, even farmers, and business men, too, was a branch of husbandry they had not, .
: though it below zero. Our method been in the habit of considenng. He. ,
ed and humored as much as possible.' with ''their many cares, are too apt to '
of ,protection ,for winter is to draw the. when recommended as essentials in this cul- ,'
She should be indulged with ,more forget the, days they were young,
sleep and less work less study in earth up around the base of the plant and the pleasures which then enticed tivation the providing of proper laborsaving .; r

school.and more free, open, ,air exer for'perhaps, six inches. A quantity( themand having grown olderand having conveniences for the house,as, :: .r"
leaves is then put over it, and the wholeis well as the farm, refinements of ;i/ \ -<
cise.. Parents, schoo1- teachers and, all, "seen,the folly" of their youthful.
those who,have to do .with girls at that covered with bagasse, the refuse froman'amber amusements, do not remember ,that, life',,and.time' spent! in its pleasures and -,.. ..

age: show lamentable ignorance of,this cane mill. Evergreen boughs. the ,younger generation also want to amusements.THE. J: '

,matter; and it ,is ,an ignorance that are equally good'over the .leaves, andI "see the folly." :.N/1... .. !: ; .
should be,enlightened, as, it is fraught have no doubt but that cornstalks But when the sports which 'they I
with so much importance.and danger. might answer if' there was no grain to once enjoyed have palled upon: them! ,, BESTprotection 4:
This is the in draw mice. It is not safe to"remove in .
starting-point changing, if:they can pretend to participate "
all the covering from the bushes at .. I"\ ,.y'".
of their children
many a:healthy, rosy cheeked, romp the amusements they '
once in spring, as a cold, dry wind \ '
ing girl into a nervous, ,bloodless, can direct and restrain them much .,..
., sofa ridden does them as much injury as'a freeze. better could if sudden '
peevish; young woman. "they they, figura-- against ;: : :,
In cases this is the.seed We throw the coarse litter from'the tively if not literally stood 'afar off
many many :remo've ; changes in the weather' Y_f
top, the leaves and throw back
sowing that ripens into a,generous and saw only with'disapproving eye. .
haryest of complaints and diseases the:litter, leaving it till the ,branches Nothing more shows a lack of confidence is to purify ;
have-time to dry off and hard, en. Then .
the and the child '
womanhood.To between '
peculiar to parent the: blood : t'-
all'the' is :
covering removed, the bushesare ,
the mothers and'teachers I than to have them say, Oh! Fatheror .
pruned, the earth leveled and cultivated 'w.lth. 4A'YE'R"Sw
would say be careful t>f the girls at,this "Mother," as the case may be, '
and a generous coating of stable fts have Tun.l" ..
Don't Callow "never wants to any
important period. I .
very. is worked the soil 4
manure into : "
will "have fun andifnotalrowed ,
them,to'be 'oppressed with study at, Tney '
Roses[ should not be covered; the
them legitimate pleasures, they may.
school-better keep out; two
approach of ;real winter. On thatlastday think that,those which are most objected -
with work home {
years-or as nootfeerlike when the' !
ground freezes a little Sarsaparillaf .
period of their lives. is so to must be the most pleasantEL' -
.: all day put'them into their overcoats; '4 ,
important to their health and physical I and the chances are that their sleep it vitalizes '
well-being. 'P. F. will be sweet and their awakening Effects in Hdusefurnlflhlnar. 9

I, ous. We rarely lose more 'than one Color and its combinations may and enriches J

Florida a Honey Country. bush in a dozen, and that is not dis affect the mind in almost ;any manner- the life-current. and :,.,. : ..

n Florida is a land of flowers: and has couraging. Roses are not greatly injured desired. 'For' example, red gives.,the makes ,the weakHas .A'"Ir.''/'. '

maay .successful bee-keepers. 'Some by light frosts; and the ever- senseof, warmth ,and is exciting even ,. iii-" Y

Northern beekeepers..who: were disgusted bloomer will yield a handful of buds to animals. On the other hand, blues strong.. ; .:...J_!.'
with their bees being destroyedby almost until ',snow flies.-American. cold and quieting; it produces( also thAs.<*;;-f .

,the severe cold, emigrated thither Garden. the effect of distance; it deepens a recess Cured. 0 fti. -." .
expecting to find. perfect paradise, "and makes the ceiling on which i it is ;*?jfe 4

were surprised that 'even ,there. .were Do YOU NEBD PRINTING OP ANY KIND? placed appear higher. It subdues all will cure you.-, -J&jfmff i. -_ ','

obstacles to contend 'against.: While _House Send,Jacksonville to DaCosta,Flau Printing and Publishing. .colors. allied to yellow, orange, white ., .'ti1

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f T0M'sAWY.ERStaff__'. t : .' Contributor_ the additional charge. of four' so cents per being,made to the ports on the Rio,de Every new'party has much to learn.
'r' one ,hundred, or seventy-five words, la Plata by bullock. carts, reviving the Nothing was'ever framed which could
Cashl, according to the hour, for every duplicate. old. method\, ,of transportation; which not be improved by revision. The
';The Park National Bank of New .,,telegraphic: communication. A the railroads had replaced. The com- party is,yet an, ,infant;, feasible ideas
brFhas: '$28,920,188; on deposit, the correspondent' in London with 300 plaint is general that the English boardsof will gradually work to the surface, and
Chemical[ l ,has $26,255,663, and the papers on his list, for instance, pays directors cannot or will not under absurd projects sink td oblivion. The
First National of Chicago has$26,436- for sending out 4 piece of news after 6 stand the local conditions, and ,that principles for which the Alliance men
859, with more than, three thousand p. m., at an average rate of a fractionover the course they are taking is injuriousboth contend should destine their'party' fora
other National banks yet to hear from; four cents per. 100 words. In to the railroads and to the country mighty future.-East Coast Advo-
and:yet we foolish farmers claim that, this way, Mr./ George says, 'the vast generally. cate.
theTeHrTiot- h in the r .
money bulk of the news telegraphing is done. .If
country to do, the .business. We are The-,Delaney multiplex is,one of a The Alliance PartyIs Official Dignity.
.right The money is not i in the coun number of American inventions in use no longer an organization to be The people of the United States
try;; it has all gone to't town'where, in England by which it is possible to looked upon as without influence in have generally smaller development of
Major Campbell can't get it unless he send out"six messages over a single national politics. Springing into ex- veneration than is common in Europe.
: pays 12 per cent. font and'some little wire at one time. The British govern istence about two years ago, it has developed -' What we have is of the higher order
.. trimmings in the shape of fees, etc.; ment pays $ oooo, a year royalty-on wonderful power. I which reverences what is inherentlynoble
I and even-then he will have to pawn it. Although ,it has been in profitableuse A thousand newspapers disseminateits and heroic. It would be a 'national -
f old Spec and the skin-of the lightning- there five,years, ft has been stead. principles.! It has elected a'num misfortune to diminish the high
: blasted cow. Might as well pawn his ily refused in this country where the ber,of members, to the, lower house of regard held, for the great names of
non perishable farm products run, companies have no need of inventions Congress, and sent two Senators to American history,'Washington, Frank
tit'': in those. lovely acres W-on a confiding that would increase their facilities and the upper branch., It has a majority lin, Trumbull, Jefferson and Abra-
government at two per cent. per: annum reduce their charges. A prodigious in several of the State legislatures,and ham Lincoln. These were great by
.. Bro. Adams is going to quit shipping amount of work, in an incredibly short the balance ,of power in 'many others. the development of ,noble character, "
peaches, hence he will be above time, is accomplished in the English Branches have been organized in al. through their services to the Republic.To .
the need of filthy lucre and,can take postal telegraph system by the Wheat- most every ,State in the Union, and base their claim for, reverence' on
his otium cum dignilatc ad libitum-if stone automatic process. This is an the order does not as yet show the public positions they held is, however
Tom,- Hind ,wll'ler} him. English invention, 'transmitting 400 symptoms of dissolution. the most absurd anti-climax pos

.:... TOM SAWYER.. words a minute, and is used in news-. The principles advocated by the sible. '
Alliance founded and Political is in this
,Modern Postal : paper telegraphic'work' are upon equity position country
.: Improvements Since the government regulation of justice, as far as'those who formed the only won after'running the gauntlet of
:" The following 'communication was the telegraph lines in England, 'the order were able to judge. That some popular election. Men who have
\\1:W ; received by us from the'Postoflfice Department number of telegraph offices'has been of the remedies proposed by the succeeded'in such contests are apt to

I ? ; Washington: increased from 2,488 to 7,600, the extremest leaders: of;)the party are ab have most of the conceit taken out of
" -*'Interesting accounts have been je- rates have been reduced more than surd and impracticable i every conservative them, and instead of putting on airs
f dived at the Postoffice' Department one-half, and,press''rates cut,down'to thinker will admit; and yet, of. superiority are rather inclined ,to
" ..: from Henry George, Jr., a'newspaper a ,fraction over ''four cents per one no one can deny that the condition of wonder that they are still allowed to
:t ,correspondent now: ,supplying syndicate hundred words; and, more importantthan the farming, and laboring classes is live. Most of our Presidents have
,qqq, 'of American daily newspapers all that, the service has 'been: such that the prompt application of been men of to'o good sense to feel
.e with letters_ from England touching equally and impartially cheap to all. appropriate remedies for the evils with elated over their high,position. The
h ,. the postal telegraph system in that Universal sentiment, according to Mr. which these classes are beset is neces- I President of the United ,States is
.. ,ouhtry. He' ys the charge'' ;f9r George, testifies to the' immensely sary, and that it is high time the.condition ', merely the chief public servant of the
telegrams:: to all parts of the United greater convenience and efficiency of of the farmer and mechanic was American people' for four yeajs.
1(-S Kingdom is one cent a word, :including -' the postal telegraph system, and no improved; in other words, ,that'he Here, as in no other government, the
: i theaddresst the mjnimumjchargebeing" :' : one would ever think of going back to should be given the .same chance in doctrine is adhered to that he who
"" twelve cents for twelve+ words I the old plan of private companies.Mr. the game of bread-winning as those would become greatest must be the

I or less. Ordinary postage stamps:'are George thinks that as good, if nota who neither toil nor spin. The demand servant of all. The only Presidentswho
:;: S fixed"'to the:messages inpayment: A .better, postal telegraph.system couldbe for money "at cost" is a reasonable have been inclined to put' on airs!
S r moderate' additional Charge 'is< made established in the United States.; one, even if the sub-treasury are those who came to this office accidentally -
when the addressee liyes.beyond,, ,the The American letter 'service is really scheme, .by whioh it is proposed, to or became giddy and lost .
:" ., ...... limits of the free delivery! Telegrams much cheaper than the English, taking furnish this universal commodity, is their heads because they were too
Ir. .. can be repeated at half the; originalco into,account the fact that our ter faulty. Is it not reasonable to believe suddenly elevated from, the mass' of
$tfhe.: .cost of a,reply.not exceeding ritory is,thirty times larger; and elec- that, Uncle Sam,can afford to loan to citizens in. private life. With their
I t > forty eight 'words may'be'prepaid, trical invention, instead of being. the millionaire bondholder two percent families, however, the. 'fact has-some'
and a "reply form" is then delivered checked, would be stimulated he can lend to the, masses times been different. ,Wife and children .
k ,.. to the addressee, who\can:send his i < who toil at the same rate, if they can I of a President are apt to assume
L reply,from any telegraph 6ffice...withint Railroads and Bullooks. furnish equally good: ,security? greater dignity ,and importance than
t' two months. Five-figures are counted The following from that great rail- "Transportation at cost" is another does the,executive himself.A
;4as one word;-I in this:-countryuhe telergraphcompanles road authority, the Lorfdon' Engineering urgent demand, and we believe it is rather laughable illustration of
.. 'count everysfigure a and Railroad Journal, has a familiar perfectly feasible for the national gov- this occurred a short time ago, when
. word. As a measure of economy look to Floridians: I ernment to take control of all the railways tlrs. Russell Harrison and Mrs. Me-
t .w h en: ,messages;,are likelyjcf be The.Central and some other lines in of the nation, and :do the busi- Kee returned from a summer tour.of
t 5 'seaty; abbreviated or rbitrai"y'J'a Argentine Republic which are under ness of hauling freights and passengersat Europe..' It did not seem to the Presi--
.: dress may be registered for five dollars foreign control have met the* mon cost, just as it now transports letters dent's son that his wife and sister,
'.a":year. In addition' to these direct etary crisis in that country by raising and parcels by mail. daughter of the chief executive of the

benefits, the people enjoy: very .substantial rates, so as to ,keep them on substantially The, constitution of the Alliance, as country, should land as ordinary pas-
.indirect; advantages such as re a gold basis: The result has it stands at present, is faulty. Many of engers. did. He insisted that one of
suIt from a cheaper'service for newspapers been !very ,heavy loss, in traffic. Part its schemes are impracticable{ but we he'United States revenue cutters
} and news,agencies. : of this is probably due to the general believe men of brain, with honesty of should be sent out to convey m on a
The rate for news messages,to' all commercial disturbance, but much of purpose, can be found among the United States vessel these members,
..\ .t-parts r the kingdom is twenty-four it to, the increased rates, which the arming and laboring classes, who will of the President's family. The collector -
0 ceRK.pi every, one hundred; \ : : words traffic is not able to bear. Great complaints have the ability and the desire to perfect of tyew York refused to allowhe
\ tNB8Wtted between 6 p. m. and 9 a., are made by shippers, and the the plans of the party, ,and work'in.a United States revenue cutters to
m.,and during the day it is twenty-four condition of affairs is 'shown by the practical way for the attainment. its be so used. There was danger that
.. 'cents far every seventy-five words,with fact that considerable shipments are objects. injury to the cutter,might result from
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; collision with the great'steamship.; become so greatly his" debtor. ? 'Really ply half Jhe, demand,of our; lumber
More than all, a law was found, passed he does,not mean that the world is in manufactories, still corn is lower RICH, FLORIDA LANDS.Farmers .' .
in 1874, expressly; forbidding use of debt to him. What it does i imply is around these mills and labor both .
United States revenue cutters for any this: He believes himself smart enoughto 'unreliable and higher. The mills allow -
private purpose. This had been,liber- defraud ,the world of a living, and the farmers to, keep the hands
ally construed to allow their use for he,acts upon that theory. He despiseshis through the winter and early spring,
the executive who is the official headof slow$oing but honest schoolmateor but,soon open weather comes. They
the government. But when the I .associate of earlier years, who call for them, and the farmer's planted s
President's wife urged that the revenue I frankly admits that the world owes 1, crop is without laborers. These: millsof
cutter be allowed to land the pas- him nothing, but who in all probabilitywill course do not sell the lumber-here,
.. sengers specified, the request was con cheerfully give to the world far but ship to the west where they buy
ceded. more than he receives from it in return. all their corn, not because the corn is
This is altogether a humiliating exhibition : The apparent smartness of the first cheaper, but because they can buy
of mistaken assumptions 'of leads to ignominy and suffering. The it on a credit from the men who
dignity: None of our Presidents apparent dullness of the other in per gather it from the farmers in exchange
would urge that a law of Congress be mitting the world to obtain from' him for lumber or other exchangeno .-..... ....
set aside'for their'accommodation. ,It more than it gives in return leads to cash. I live on the road between A .
proved after all that the passengers an honorable life and a place in the one of these large mills, also
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landed by the revenue cutter, Grant, esteem'of his fellowmen, and it is not large, cross tie camps, and town. A Stop and Think
rather' lost time than gained it by the improbable that the world at last discovers dozen cross-tie wagons pass my yard WHY Spend the best.y earshot.your .. '__
change. The steamer'was not detained the debt it oweS:him, and pays gate every day except Sunday. The life cultivating the soils of the frozen .... .
in quarantine and steamed into the him back with i interest compounded.Which mill's tramway track runs within a North and West raising crops on which ''
harbor an hour and a half before the will you be,' the "sm' .rt Aleck" quarter of a mile of my door. Without the freight is often, not realized, when
passengers who trailed in her'wake on who believes the world owes you a any competition my quarteracreof you can buy land from the undersigned,
the revenue cutter. The ridiculousness living which you are determined to (finest) strawberries, outside of a rich and fertile as any known lands,
of the performance the best security fraudulently get, and be caught at few quarts, sold in town and to negroes and where you can raise a crop that the
that nothing like it will be at- your tricks, or the other, ,who honestly on the farm, and what we used, United States Government will pay a
tempted again. The incident is, how- admits that the world owes him nothing more than half rotted on the ground,' BOUNTY of$100 on each acre.
,ever, strongly suggestive of an old- but honestly and manfully pro- when we were selling them from the HOLD On, this isn't all. You can sell
fashioned story dating from the days claims his intention, to pay for all he first at fifty cents a gallon. My half. the said crop right there in your home
when militia trainings were common. receives-Ex. acre of the finest cabbage and beans, market-for $250 per acre., You ask for
The father of a family came home one also half-acre of very fine watermelons, the "How" and the "Wherefore."
day with the announcement that he Memorials of Respect.We although sold at the lowest figures, Quite right-facts and figures count best
had the honor of being elected corporal have received from G. W. Lee cabbage at five and ten cents a head, Plant the Land with Sugar Cane:
in the company to which ,he belonged Secretary, a series of memorial reso- beans at ten cents a gallon, water-
His wife, possibly knowinglittle lutions passed in honor of the memoryof melons as large as a water bucket for TO OLD Farmers and careful perus
of the character of the office of Mr. J. W. Bullard, a member of five cents, still half the patch of each ers of papers, the fact that there is now
corporal, was a good deal elated with Bunker Alliance. No. 503, who died has either rotted or been fed to stock.I established near Kissimmee, Jfla., the
the honor that had befallen the family. March 15, '?9'.W.. A. Lee, H. F. also had half-acre of Irish potatoes,. St., Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale
She continued talking about it.after Wise and A/M. Swindell, committee. as fine as ever came from the North.I I news. We are talking to all our ,
she and her-husband had retired for (Address not, given.) sold a few bushels to negroes at$i friends. Sugar cane can be raised as
the"night "John," ,she said, "Now Also from ,A. A. Lewis, Secretaryof per: bushel. The balance, outside of cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will
that we have been elected corporal, the Socrum Union No. 338, Kathleen what we ate, are now banked; no pay you a bounty of two cents per pound
we must dress the children better Polk County, .Florida; 'a series demand,for them. on the manufactured sugar. The St.
and we must not let Robert ,and resolutions adopted in"honor of the We have two Jersey cows, from Cloud plantation in Osceola Co., Flag If,
Thomas play with the:neifhbors"'ch l. memory. of Mr. W., D. 'Mallory, a which we made 'double the golden averaged 4,500'pounds of sugar to the
dren as they have done. The: chil. member of the above Union, wno'die4at butter we could consume. This we acre last year, and it will go 5,000 ,. "
dren in the trundl .bed hearing their Waycross, Georgia, June 23, 1891. tried to sell at twenty cents 'a pound. pounds? this year.METHODS ;1\{
names spoken, called out, ;"Ma! Ma! W. L. Hancock, G. ,A. Bryant and No butter could be handled nicer. ? This isn't ,the'only big
. be we'cockerells. ,' too?" "No,".came: E. Bryant, committee. We sold about half the surplus at this chance of your life, however. The
the response. "Hush your noise, and i < i price to;>> negroes and to one of our city cultivation of rice lands about Kissim-. -
go "to sleep. It's only me and your Not Enough Money in the South. hotels. Only eleven pounds was sold mee is to become an assured, profitable .
dadl!-" American Cultivator. We are advised by our newspaperand to either mill or cross-tie crews. This I fact There is no richer or' better
( moat ot our agricultural j journal eleven pounds was sold to the board truck and market-garden lands in the Z
A Fraudulent Claim. ) "solons" to raise our suppliesat ing house of the tie campI was world than the land on the rich over- :
: The world owes no man a living. home, use improved ,farm machinery given an order for the$2.20 to .the mill flow, or bottom lands about Kissimmee. -
He who gets a living from the world' improved stock and seeds, grow and cross tie company. I was informed Write, for confirmation, to Col. ;
without giving something in return for more grain, grass and stock, and less they had no money, but would pay A. K. McClure editor Phila&dphfr
it is a cheat and a fraud, and is not a cotton, pay cash for all l we buy. "As,I me in trade. I insisted on having the Times who has personal knowledge.Then .
whit better'than the ,three cardmonteman. tried to show in ,my last article, we cash, but no cash came. After waitingsome in lands for orange groves, or; I
The theory that the'world owes cannot raise supplies, except at the i time for them to get the cash, I groves,already cultivated or bearing, ;
,a man a living, if pursued to its legitimate expense of the /noney crop. We' took it in trade at pricesI will be quali- I can satisfy you that your best interests .
results, leads to the penitentiary.' cannot use improved farm machineryor fied in any court) that were 35 per cent lie in seeing me before any one else. 1

Thus its advocates, in one way, prove I tools,,improved stock or seeds, ,or above what I bought the same articlesfor BEAUTIFUL- HOMES. The healthfulness s
t the correctness of their theory, and I read agricultural science or other read at a cash store. and beauty of* Kissimmeehave << ,f
the world furnishes them a living inside 'ing matter without money to pay for Now what was the matter,the reason never been questioned. No .
a prison wall, if they do not sooner I them. If ninety per cent. of the business these mills did not buy our vegetablesand diphtheria no consumption, no
meet the hangman,and shall not escape of our country is done on Mortgages butter? Because we wanted the -in fact, read our medical 41 r I
justice through the inefficiency of the that call only for shoddy goods, cash, and they did not' have it. This report. Beautiful cottages, villasor 1
law. cheap (cast) plows, no reading mat mill company are: all Southern gentlemen lots suitable for residences. Write,*" 1
In.this'world all must work. Here ter or improved tool machinery, stock, and,are my personal friends, and for terms and particulars. "':
;- below work is the eommon heritage of seeds, etc., how are, we to take their woUld have been 'truly glad to have.
COME'SOUTH And untold,
roan. All who fill their, destiny 'manfully advice? paid me or the many others the cash, get .
and honorably labor The penitentiaries Free us by shutting off our bankers could they have done ,so. But it is quantities the grandest climate jnb
I the world free with each acre of ground
are full of people who,startingout from the national treasury, and I the same old tale that almost every
in life, believed the :world owed allowing the free coinage of silver. 'business connected with farmers and purchased., Come :whereyou can till
. them a living. Following that theory Withdraw the paternal protection to laborers telL" They have not got the the soil twelve months in the year. .
,1 they have found, too late, that the our, manufactories? and make them cash, bat are running on margins. At leasttrit'e to me for full particulars.: .
; path led directly to the gallows or the compete with the world as the farmer They have, less than ten per cent cash WM. CANNON,
State prison; must do. The building up of the capital invested. Business is done on Kissimmee, Fla.,
: the lands of the Diuton Companies,
A for
, Mark well the young man who, ,home markets for our farmers by fostering the margins derived out of the lumber for cent the,Aimoclaled Railways lands,and the, .
'. starting .'out In life, asserts that the manufacturing, interest is all a and cross-ties. Of course Eastern lands of KUslmmre Land Co. "-
rice trucking
cane, ,
;: world owes him ajiving Upon what farceIf every acre that is in cultivation capitalists, ,hold them ,up and charge rrult Phosphate, grazing,sugar timber, general farming,.
.. principle of justice, can he. base his in my (Bowie) county was them a good round per cent for the' and home lands. Send for map.howlng-
l' claim? In what manner has the world planted .in corn alone could not tfup- risk. This per cent. comes out of the lands. 4*. .
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>> consumer' of the' goods 'and lumber. -- : ws. : 'H We' have tested the jelly made from The following item shows what can

Besides''paying'these} ') capitalists ,mart S tat J'[ : the Iaypop, the fruit of the Passion be done on Gadsden county land by

gins we mutt also pay the mill company: ". ", Vine, and find it as delicious to the proper cultivation: James Wester, a
a large per cent:'for their risk and work. Joe Llambias has fifty hogs 'at his palate as it is pleasing to the eye. It colored man, received a check for
This is not half. To hold hands on place north of St. Augustine that will is beautifully translucent in appear- $1,161.37 for this year's crop of
such term and prices, as a rule, wages average over 250 pounds each. He ance and would sell well in the markets tobacco- raised on five acres of land.
must fee double.the-actual!cash prices. has over 200..hogs all told. as a dainty for the tables of the He does not owe a dollar, and has

'.Thepichasers.I : of the lumbermust, of f It,is almost imppssible to hire help rich while the'poorer people can easily money in the bank from his last l year's

course, pay, these wages also. This is of.any kind in Bartow. All classes of and cheaply produce it for their own crop. This makes; over $232 per acre
.' :still not half the cost to' We laborers have positions and prospectsof use.Ve wonder it has not been put! i for a six or seven months' crop that

compete ,in prices for labor with }keeping them for some time. A upon the market.. -Halifax Journal.We does not interfere with any others.

these',watered-stock business concerns, great many more could get situations. heard an old Georgian say that Mr. J. T. Gray, of Narrows, Indian
.which is,not confined to saw-mills.and River, reports the number of crates of
The Floridian says that F. M. the large number,of turkeys roaming
'cross-tie but n r1.ior quite all vegetables and other produce shipped
Rogers Jr. pounds of around in the Bend reminded him oi
grew 35,000
I of the branches of business carried on from Narrows, Enos and Orchid since
tobacco the esti- the good old Christmas times fortyyears
on twenty-five acres
in, the,South and West. Still liticlans the of the to March
our : of opening season, up
mated value of which is $6,500, or ago large
will raise their hands in i ]holy 1st, as of beans 857 crates, tomatoes,
five hundred thousand
$260 per acre. The cost of this crop to one
horror because we,can stand this most 55 crates, bananas 1790 bunches,
was $2,ISO all told. strong, were driven over the country
and dishonest business of lime ands
tyrannical no besides 17 crates 5,000orange
from north Georgia and Tennessee to
will talk about the,deokour Some few boxes of oranges are already net
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longer. They trees. average
the principal cities of Georgia and disposed -
..t. :..currency if we have being shipped North. This per crate for the beans was$2.79, and
of the '
on same as hogs
'WELBORN in shipping of fruit so green that wewon't bunch
more money.-JEFF' for the bananas 60 cents per ,
Beud. item in
were.-Orange Lees-
eat it ourselves does to inJure
Southern more total of to these
Mercury. making a net profit
PSI the reputation of Florida oranges burger. of$3,700 for one-half! a season's -
Every man would'have enough and : than ,California. opposition for a life The rice mill is going ahead as rapidly growers work. Beans will continue to

I: .to spare if the loafers would turn time. __ as a large gang of workmen can go forward daily:till May 1St, and
i"- laborers, and, instead oC being a burl It is generally thought that tHe fragrance push it.rrhe mill will be 45x175 feet about, April 1st, the 'tomato crop will
den on the community, should add to of the guava 'is loved only by on the ground and four stories high. begin to move forward and promises
Floridians but it is said that flock of The first story will be twelve feet in '
its wealth. Shiftlessness laziness and to exceed in number of crates the bean
; will clean in the clear; the second ten feet, and the
r. rascality; lay the most grinding of all crows out a guava patch ?
third and fourth feet each. Frank
'' taxes on industry and rectitude.- no time. Hereafter our guava growers eight crop.The above,crop that has been ship-
'. They do not merely represent the ,will do well to keep an eye on Bass is boss of the job, and he says it ped and that is now growing will have
pauperism of body which can be crows.-Coast-Gazette. will be pushed as rapidly as he can get been raised on less than forty acres of

stowed,away:in almshouses; but that Our noted chemist,Serge Malyvan, men to. dQ the work.KissimmeeLeader land. The cultivation has been done

1 wider:pauperism,of soul,,that' illingness who superintended the making of Mr.. by the hoe exclusively; there has beenno >
to depend for support on the ex* F. A. R. Pemberton's wine crop, Some tobacco crops have been sold working before daylight or after
r1 ons' of>others: instead, of! their own, says the grapes are surprisingly rich; this week, but we have been unableto dark;,there has been ,no rush ,to save

which withdraws 'millions from' the registering a density in j juice of 8 per ascertain what prices were paid. the crop from, foul weather: ; no expen .
producing ,classes by killing m them cent. Mr. Pemberton has twenty Buyers object to giving us a statementof sive machinery to buy, and no cows: ;
the'producing disposition an l' acres in bearing and ''will set' out ten their purchases; or prices paid but to milk at_ four o'clock in the morning
such persons may be said, to more.-Ocala Banner. from what'we can find out it was from with the thermometer below zero.

exist, but! they cannot Qe. said ,to:live, Reuben Marsh tells The Sumterville thirty-five to forty-five cents. It, is When-the whole crop is gathered and

for there is not much' difference 'be .Times' that foot-rot in orange 'trees can now no uncommon thing to see,a colored marketed, the figures will be' about
f, tween.*" to be and not be" until' To be prevented and cured by workingthe man,with a check for' 'several $6, oo for 35 acres of land, or $17, <

<< B"e has'passed into To ,'D6..-E. P. ,dirt, away from the trees, :leaving' hundred dollars, the 'result of his summer's per acre, while the average cash receipts -

WHIPPLE m North_,American. Review. the;top of the brace rootsexposed in work in his tobaco'crop, and ,from an acre of land, in, cottonis
") ; next the number will be
year greatly about $16 in corn 3.80 and in
other 'words, never work the dirt ,to ,
J' :.11( :Farmers as a whole are. not brilliant,. the foot'of the_ *-tree,. but always from increased..- Truly, tobacco is king. I wheat,$5. Tropical Sun.:
fit" nor are they highly refiiediajhey.; it.: 1 Last week five cows, four of whichwere i .*
'' little of the of C. D. Pearson A veritable family medicine box, BEECHAM'Spiua.
,. arts 7 they knb'wonly'somuch The ,rice mill is scattering some property ; <) '.
of older'nations ,as their :histories were killed by eating'a poison weed
funds Frank
and newspapers teach them; in every Saturday night. that they found in Ihe new street extent -, FIF"- \\ \ Bass has tw nty-; yen_ men, at work, VLM B ; ..
the :fashionable world they; hold no through the Baldwin place. A m IfftTA.WW .
residents of ...
all, Kissimmee. Suppose / naM
but in in in fence has'now been across the '
k place; energy, industry, placed ,ilL
h number in
I were,employed a cigar, with Xl-3S.CAJfAtST..CHICAGO.ILL. ,.....
hardy virtue, in substantial knowledge street a gate to prevent the *-.If
or some other factory, ,all l the year ELM STREET.DALLAS.TEXAS.-f:
and in further destruction of stock. Can
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round, wouldn't the trade here feel its
they,make up a class that is hard: 'to Beneficial! .influence? one describe'this poisonous plant with ,$eo. 560.:1:
be. matched.-Selected.. any,.certainty? Several ,cattle have
... ... Leon county JIBS many successful died from it this and
: ? \': t P eating' at place THE BEST: IRRESPECTIVE' OF PRICE..
I '.It'gives us pleasure to 'ref rS to. the colored farmers. This year: Jeff many on'the opposite side of the river,
Johnson one of the most thrifty but to know
advertisement of DrV. H. Tutt no one seems exactly
; which appears in our columns. For among the colored race in that.county, what ,it is., It is evidently confinedto
planted a patch of tobacco., He has '
over twenty-five years Tutt's-Pills'have low hammock land that'has been
been before the"'public, :and*each ucI sold)his crop, paid his debts and, laid newly'broken. .
I away'$176, net,cash. This leaves his A. 'of Sound Indian"
f seeding: ,year ttietralitable.rpropeiis' J. King, Hope ,
crop of cotton, corn; potatoes,:etc; River in the '' 'on:
: fcecqrae better\ appreciate!; d. They now ,, was city, yesterday
*-stand second,to none for the, ,.relied; ,of untouched and will! enable him 'to business connected with' the 'United
that. much abused'and overtaxed prgan,. pay cash as he goes next..season. He States Land Office., He speaks in'
thejjver': and for the removal.of that will plant more tobacco next year. '; plowing tefms 'of the outlook for the

cause of so 1IaJY'! ills, constipation:,: While digging on his place''east of future prosperity of that part of Flor :\
'',"];hey:tire used in every civilized,country Tallahassee George Greenhow found a ida. He informs us that Capt.

T and carry with! them voluminoustestimonials large deposit of high grade silicate of Richards, of Eden, on the Indian 'I I
} ,of their safety andLeflicacy.Tutt's .- aluminum. 'When ,first taken out it is River, has forty acres' in pineapples, :/
I .Liver Pills should have a 'place' of the consistency of putty and can and has already realized$*z 2,000' from 1

4 ,in'everyhousehold. easily be molded into shapes'for ornament sales. He has,yet unsold ,150 barrelsof I
i < to' buildings, :window: sills, wine worth $1.50 'per gallon, and
A yoke of oxen belonging to:Mr. building blocks, etc., it becoming at least 15 per cent. of the crop(is to J. J. CALHOUN. & CO.,., .
George Taylor'were ''driven to town very hard when exposed to"the air. be marketed., He has been offered STCLUSXTK DEALERS ;' 'r: .

\ Saturday and ,were left standing-yok:rd This substance can also be colored by $15'per hundred for .a car load of

to the.cart.. They,commenced to pull mixing coloring, matter with it when pineapples shipped to California. NATIONAL TYPEWRITERi)i
against each,other and one fell under., soft; and this coloring material is Mr. King says the country settling

;r. .Jhe tongue.and the other on. it. The also found on the same place in large up fast, and that all the lands in that AND ,eU PLIE.e.
., under ox had his neck broken and quantities. Mr. Greenhow has.made. region will probably be taken up within

t !t was: dead in. ,a few minutes.: Monti-,. : several successful experiments in the next six months.-Gainesville 62# Wdst-Bay Street

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A Toaaiblelnduatry. ; ,.for-- purlands. .well-posted 'neighbors !then"sent.t as disposed to encourage thq.investigation. 4. That;if successful it would. be an,

Every Floridian! .#fnterestedm? any sample!} of my beans in the pod to the J I am quite i ,sure: all-the-year-round crop. .

proposed indt try that may be adaptedto factory, :' requesting them'to giveHhe i. That'we can grow'a .l large* cropof 5. That a crop could be retained' '

our climate and"soil. Wtfile the matter ,further tattentiori. received! castor,beans ,to the acre., .t : : without damage from insect, ,bird, or .

growth\*pf the'semitropical fruit will under: date of .August '*5th a.-second 2. That they will grow laxariintlyon quadruped until convenient to mar-

be naturally.and. properly the leading letter. which"*''r also- enclose3tf'w: poorer soil with' less cultivationand ket it.-W. F. STEWART, in Halifax

and .popular',industry, :well realize "J- have ,delayed answering your fertilizing' than any 'paying cropswe" Journal. .

the desirableness of broadening the favor, of the 18th until I received ,the are now 'growing. ,

variety of our industries.and of culti sample.beans which .arrivedonly.thismorning. 3. That' at anywhere in the neighborhood ,
vating some that ,will bring quicker They are not theme: I of the price named, making Indigestion and Stomach dfcOAllft,tiso
returns and on soil and with allowance for the exorbitant freight BROWSES IRON BITTERS.AU .
poorer beans that,we use here, but still I think
less expenditure of for rates now charged, it would dealers keep it. S1 per bottle: Genuine baa
money preparation there is value in them. Could you sirablereturns. trade-mark and crossed red lines on wrapper.
and culture than do our orange and your neighbors' collect a car load

t and other fruit groves. Along this of them and ship to us,, we would

line of inquiry I have .been for some run, them through the mill and 'ascertain THE, MACHINE FLORIDA HAS BEEN LOOKING FOR.

time quietly investigating the 'possibility how much oil? they' will produceand buy an orange grader until you

of making the castor bean a the quality of the same. The MONARCH OF THE DON'T seen one of my IMPROVED STEEL

profitable crop. I am' inclined to report beans we use will pop out of the'''h l1sby' OC LOr J and ROLLER sizers,,8 with or 9 canvas grade, spouting combined and assorters other

.progress through The Halifax being exposed to the sun, and are I GROVE improvements, for the seaspn,of SOtTEh of 1891 and 2.
CJUNLOAOJUSTABU The rollers are made &
Journal, with the hope of not only i then run through a fanning mill to' I a NINE GRADE COMBINED LICIT STEEL iH inches in diameter,areas straight 4

calling attention to the subject, but; them for market and I ASSORTING&SIZINGORANCC& as an arrow, "TRUE AS STEEL" and will
prepare pre- always remain so, thus insuring the most accurate -
for the purpose of eliciting facts and sume yours could be treated in the' :MACHINE LEMON and rapid grading.
experiences that in the in- s After thoroughly testing steel rollers on oranges
may same way. v K&fcCANVA and lemons last spring adopted themon nearly 200 of my deciduous fruit graders
"If they grow spontaneously and in made this season, and having personally op-
answer to a l letter of' inquiry addressed profusion, .as you state,' I think it very erated them in California on my different size
graders from the smallest to my large twelve
to the Kankakee, Ill., Castor important to give them an exhaustivetrial 'Nov'I roller machine, I flatter myself that Florida

011 Works, I received the brief letter and see what can 'be done with &CANVAS"'s-PO\I.. .:..:.:..:. orange examination growers of and the packers improved,will assorter see upon and an

under date of August 5, which I en- them. sizer, that it has been remodeled with the
greatest care, means business aU the time, stands head and shoulders above, all others,and is jutt
close: "Please state how much in your the machine they have been looking for. *
An improved 8 grade with steel rollers may be seen at Nelson Bro5. or R. W. Lawton's, Oviedo;
'It is impossible to state the future judgment, can be produced from an Judge G. 1V. Means Evinston: S. W. Moody 8t SoIf'Qca1a; J. E. Butts, Hawthorn i B. F. Holland,
price of beans. At present can pay acre, with good care, and if they will .I Bartow er's. Oakland.:L W. Lawrence, Winter Park', R. C. 3f. Crawford, ilicanopy, and a 9 grade at Carl JIolm-

about $1.85 per bushel here. We do shell out with exposure to the sun The above gentlemen,with the exception of Messrs. Lawton, Lawrence, Crawford and Holmer,
not know the.freight rates. You can after being cut. Truly yours, are Go agents.see a machine and be convinced. Where persons do not. wish to separate brights from rus-,
probably be able to ascertain them.h' "E. C. HOLMES, Supt." sets with the machine, my double sizer, or even my single steel'roller (baby sizer), will size more
oranges and lemons than any machine in Florida. Any given site in ant of my machines may be- .
changed without afiecting the others, or may be shut off entirely if desire< For further inform
Encouraged by that, I talked the I would like the per acre estimateof tion address my agents, or' ''

matter over with my enterprising and a crop from as many readers of this I JOHN A. JONES, York, Pa. .




To Orange Growers and Farmers: ; : .. ..

The Belleview Phosphate is the cheapest fertilizer ever offered because it is the j-best. It* .,least. ... three. times, 'more. availably'plant food than can be ;,
found in any commercial acidulated fertilizer, and is sold for one-fourth the,:price. .i
We have the most complete plant in the State for calcining and pulverizing the phosphate., '
It is the best .because while Its benefits are'Ehown? at once, it will\ outlast all others, and there is no possible danger in its use. .It g a great absorbent ofmoisture
it is of great value as a mulchant. Itis worth double the price it is sold at for this purpose alone. Hundreds have used it. and they., all give glowing testimonials !-
C; of its yalue. Chemists and.Scientists. testify that it is the richest and safest fertilizer known. .
We want every orange grower and farmer to,try it, and for the next. few weeks offer it at the following extremely low prices, at the mine :
Per ton, undried bulk, $5 ; per ton dried and unground! 6.50 ;; pr ton dried and pulverized, bulk,'$7.50 ; sacked$1 extra. Special prices in round lots. .
Fifty pounds fora full bearing tree is a sufficient quantity to use, and less amounts according to size'of tree. .
\ It is good for cotton. It is good for all kinds of grain. It is good for all grasses. It is good for all kinds of'fruit trees. It is good for strawberries and all. .kinds,

of.vegetables. .. .: ." # .
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Box :519> JACKSONVILLE FLA.The'analysis .
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,' ,..,':',+.'. ,,' :7! Insoluble Silicate- and Sand.t.i.......,........................18.76 '
Carbonate of Lime.-.0.4-,6, ,
t. .i 'Phosphoric Acid................ ....:..........................;.. ........((27.63) .
Equivalent! to Bone Phosphate of Lime...........:,.....,.................. ..............60.73 ." .
,Oxide of Iron..t.*.,,.* .. .74 ..
Oxide of Aluminum..i..*....,...... 2.07 ..4 ,', .a
... .' .. ,. Magnesia,Soda, etc......:.....:........ ...r.; ..'.. 6.59 ";. .: .
i *, : Moisture..../?%.?,;J6.s.$ ;TJ. t. -' ', .
f.E He also feays : Your phosphate (referring to the Belleview Soft Phosphate)will be soluble by gradual steep underthe influence of'rain water,'provided. perfectly
(" burnt and pulverized in fine powder." } ,*. ., ,--

'The same:eminent chemist ,gives a further analysis. of.the solubility of this phosphate,in Citrate of Ammonia, which is about thQ same strength" as rain*water,
as follows: ;:. ;
; "Two Analysis-one giving: 48 per cent. soluble in Citrate of Ammonia the other giving 51.40, per cent soluble in Citrate A Ammonia an average of 49.7'' per'

: cent of Bone Phosphate of Lime; the equivalent of 22.66,per cent. of Phosphoric Acid soluble in Citrate of Ammonia." ." '
The greatest amount available Phosphoric.Acid in any of the high grade commercial! fertilizers is 6 to 9 per cent. ; !*

JACYSOiVILLE, wish uttt 25thIB9I. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,June 12,1891. '
benefit, and for Farmers in Flonda which had from *
Orange that the car load of Soft Phosphate I
I" Company in April is entirely satisfactory. Sir-Enclosed please find my order for two more cars of Soft Phosphate. I have used'pour
'X placed the same on one hundred trees in my grove,at Lake Como It has given my trees a seventy-five tons of this Phosphate, and have noted with much interest its effect on my
Ii' most wonderful growth, given the foliage a rich, dark green color,and for pine land groves, at least, Orange Trees. The first car load I applied to something over five hundred trees and
is just what required, at small cost. I shall in future use it if you have it for sale,and ahaUdiethe
1- have been simply marvA>' The adjoining hundred trees received no fertilizing,
continue use of Commercial Fertilizers, adding to it small amounts of Sulphate Potash. I results .1s.
cheerfully recommend it to Orange Growers.. Truly yours, C. B. SMITH. and the difference between the two fields is something wonderful. On one side every tree has start-
'BELLEVIEW, MARION Co., FLA.,June 8. 1891. ed with a vigorous growth. The finest foliage that I have ever seen in a grove. The trees which re. '.
T. D. GIBBENS, Secretary Belleview Phosphate Company Jacksonville, Fla. Dear SIr-In answer ceived no application! have just commenced to start up. Mr. McMasters. of the firm McMasters&
.. to your inquiry What have been the results of your experiments with the Belltview Phosphate Miller of San Mateo, visited my grove a few days since and expressed himself as being very much ..
Cpmpany'a SOFT PHOSPHATE? I am happy to say that the results have been very gratifying in- astonished at the growth of the trees where the Soft Phosphate had been applied. If you remember
deed. I nave only tried it in its RAW STAT as it comes from the Mines(without drying or being the first shipment of Phosphate made less than sixty(days since,and, until the last few day,we
pulverized),on Roses last faU and this spring on Kelsey Plums' LeConte Pear, Peach and Orange have had very little rain.
Trees,especially the latter.where I tried it side by side with high grade Commercial Fertilizer. I am fully convinced that one ton of the Belleview Soft Phosphate has a greater value as.a plan <
t Apparently there is very little difference in the growth and looks of the trees,but the difference in food than a ton of any Fertilizer that has ever been brought into the State,and I would warmly ret
(If. the price is,so great that I shall use the Soft Phosphate in the future altogether. ommend its use to*the Orange Growers of the Sbtt .
Yours truly, P. H. WALTERS. Yours truly, D.GREENLEA.P.

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SALE-Indian 'Games, H grown from C. For one :year ,-..., .................. .....|2 00 1

FOR Sharp & Co., Agitator strain; $5 each. For six months ..._ ......... ... w,100 9 1
DEW A Y1'fE' PULLEJC Drayton Island, Fla. it {Subscriptions in all cases cash in ad- .

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.WANTED-Five thousand citrus trifoliata Races of Advertising on application.REMIITAN -
for budding; State price. Address
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Pta, io-i>4t. Postal Note,Money Order,or Registered Let- Florida Central and Peninsular '
ter,to order of t) D i
SALE-One thousand first-claas red Tan FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMER
FOR .; buds two and three years old; or RAILROAD, .
would exchange for a good cow, horse,buggy or AND,, FRUIT GROWER,
poultry. CHUBB &WARD, Winter Park;Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. 110 MILES THE FLORIDA TRUNK LINE :
.1001--4t I CINCINNATI I Shortest and '
Quickest. (Formerly F.R.A N. Co.) offers increased
facilities this season for travel to Florida,
HERE:can I get Nonpareil and Centennial Or- '
Compartment and Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars having In addition to iU old and popular
_. aCge-Bttds, ou nfeachbymall"Sendatonceand
connection connections the LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE
I will forward cash. F. E. BLOCKER, Blan- throughwithout changemaking
R. R at the River Junction and the ;
| ST. LOUIS j Suwannee River route to Florida),arrangedv
is the time to place your orders for Lee DEPOT for fora new route from the West and North.
Now or Kieffer pear trees for this fall's and the WEST and with Through Car lines for west via Montgomery,Balnbrldge and Monti-
trade Buy from headquarters. ARCADIA NUR- cello carrying through sleepers .from. CINCINNATI '
8XRIES, Monticello.: : Fla. 9-4-4t and tbe TO TAMPA. !}
I CHICAGO I NORTH.WEST, The road has now no lest than ,

rANTED-To exchange LeConte, Kiefler or Seven Points of Connection With
k ""f' other pear: trees, or other nursery stock, fotcypress also with Through Car '
tank from 3,000 to 5,000 gallons capacity. I DETROIT ]t the North
J. H. GniAUDBAU, Monticello: Fla. 9-24-41 Lines for ,
THE 57TT rn in and Points in Canada namely. Fernandlna, Callahan Jacksonville,
1" BUFFALO Live Oak, Lake City, Montlceilo and River
?OR SALE lemon to
-asooo rough plants, 2
1'X.ODIDA.: .
comfortable connectionswith
and the EAST. Junction making
IT feet high; 150,000 sour orange plants, ,6 to 15 Kansas and all northern '
inches hign. KELLEY&SNOW, Eastlake, pfe. only one Change of Cars to Chicago which City
Farmer and Pruit-Orower cities, for this road is specially in
: Dispatch
9-24-zt: augurated. -'.
Meridian | NEW ORLEANS |
A YER'S IMPROVED RING ORANGE SIZER For one year and a copy ofWhitner's The Florida Central
Mttook gold medal at.Ocala Exposition. Runs '
by hand Toot or steam; cannot get out of order. in Florida JACKSON, VICKSBURG, Points in and Peninsular Railroad

ALFRED AVER, Lake Weir, Fla. 9-24-71 Gardening, and the is the greatest artery of travel through the

I TEXAS I finest parts of Florida, traversing twenty-
-CTEAM.PUMP,Knowfes pattern,good working ,ALL FOR $2.001Whitner's WEST. four counties Gadsden, Jefferson, DUTal,
0 order, for sale at half price, owner desiring Alachua Laker Leon, Suwannee, Nassau,
via this line afforded excellent -

larger size. 3% inch steam 2 inch water cylinder Passengers are an Levy, orange, Hlllsborongh. Waknlla,
,5 inch stroke; brass fitted; capacity 500 to Gardening in Florida is a view Lookout Mountain and surrounding Columbia, Clay, Marion, Polk, Manatee, ",:
600 gallons per hour. H. A. ROBIE, Jit. Dora, handsomely printed and bound book of historic scenery. Madison, Baker Bradford, Sumter, Her-
Pla. 9-24-21 being a comprehensive treatiseon nando and DeSolo.-ln their richest portion.
250 pages, S. C. :RAY, S. E. Pass.Agt., Atlanta, Ga. It runs through the MIDDLE FLORIDA* .>
i vegetable and tropical l products of ION OF HILL COUNTRY where are the fine old
slips wanted. State price per
PINEAPPLE Prof D.J.MULLANEY, Div. Pass. Agt., Chattanooga. l
Address J.W. & F.D... Wane,Belle- ; Florida, by J. N. Whitner, A. M. Farming,Lands and the New To- J
-vlew, Marion Co.,Fla. ", 9-24-61 This book is much sought after fonts D. G. EDWARDS. G. P. &T. A.,

practical information. CINCINNATI, O. .* bacco 'Farms :

and others wanting a hand ferti- ,$2.00, buys the, book and'our ;.
,write with stamp, A. TOWN- reached by no other line) some of them
paper for one year. conducted on a large scale here are Quincy, ,
SEND Huntington Fla.
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Tallahassee the Montlceilo Madison
( capital),
This is certainly a grand offer. Sendin I and other towns, from whose comfortable, '
T ,furnish a roofing better than shingles at orders at once. A SCHOOL' ample dwellings, reposing in a fertile t
1 $i per too square feet. Florida climate has no C. W. DACOSTA country,is coming a renewed energy to employ
1L ,
-effect on it. Send stamp for samples; has been the resources lavished about them.
on trial here 3 years; is neither rubber nor tar. down y
( Jacksonville, Fla. Stretching through
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for active duties of life.
Pitting the
.A.TOWNSEND, Huntington, Fla. 92421'QOMELO : young men
Chartered by the Legislature of Virginia, and The Peach Countryof j
endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce, Council,
-Wanted, 350 buds(not trees) each of NOTICE OF INSOLVENCY. and prominent citizens of the city where located. Baker, Bradford, Alachua and Levy counties .;
1 three different varieties. JOHIC FABYAN, Co- For catalogue,circulars and testimonials,address ,through the prosperous
nant, Fla. 9-24-41 J.G!Dt1NSMO .President Staunton.Ta. Strawberry Farmsof

IN COUNTY JUDGE'S COURT, ) of Lawtey,8tarke and Waldoperhap..uperior ;-
profit P'Ove-lt 'j
O thousand, with good roots, and well-packed: Chas. W. DaC administrator NEW' BOOK ON FLORIDATo I the heart of the orange State, penetrating goes through some 01 .
T. ORGAN Park \
for shipping. Orange Pin of Geo. C. Goodrich, deceased, finest groves,one having
9-3-5t late of the county aforesaid, having filed in the be published immediately. A handbook onthe i 7OOOO Full-bearing Orange ;
office of the County Judge of said county a writ-
'w G. TILGHMAN, Palatka, Fla., will send ten suggestion of the insolvency: : of said estate, early Explorations of Fernando DeSoto in Trees,
of medicine for 35 cents by notice is hereby given to all persons: having claimsof Sixteenth Century by F. Wlnstone. Price, 25 for
mile between
passing nearly
a1lithattcure your sick cattle Give it a nature whatever against said estate to file a them- "
9-3-4t the any same, duly authenticated, in the oi&ice of cents. Apply to Box 135, Pt. Meade, Fla. making way southward to the Gulf,and to "
the more tropical portions of the State. In
County Judge of said county on or before the 8th
[ STEVENS Alabama and other straw- day of April,A. D., 1892,at which time there will all portions of the State it reaches points of
BESSIE plants. send for prices. JULIUSVADKLBACH be a pro rata payment to creditors entitled thereto JACKSONVILLEMARBLE Scenic Interest.
Grand Bay, Ala. s:6-ut and the administrator discharged.
Waknlla Springs in the West, the Suwannee
fitness my name as County Judge of said

SALE-Pure Cloud seedling strawberry county, this a8th day of. September W. B., A.OWEN D., 1891. COMPANY famous River, ,as Silver beautiful Springs and, in romantic the lake as region It U,

,. fOR. Will fill orders after August 5. De io-i-6m County Judge. and the lake vel with their surroundings
at the depot in. Lawtey, in good order, at rcuQYAOTORW o. of rolling land interspersed with 1
the following rates: One to four thousand,|2.50 pleasant homes in green groves,sloping dowi
a thousand;over five thousand, $2.25Caab must Monuments, Head-stones, to the clear lake front By mean of thin
'l accompany: all orders. CHAS", H. CHURCHILL, road you can most readily reach theHunting .

} Lawtey, Fla Care S. M. CHURCHILL. 7-23-101. Grave-borders, and all and Fishing Grounds. .

PW\NTS-Michel best for Manner of Marble The settler will find on the line of this road )
STRAWBERRY and Newnan for shipping. a greater opportunity for a varied selection o* ;
Plants large,well-rooted. B. H.ALDEN, Lawtey, and Graaite Work. land than on any other road in the state-
Fla 7-16-3m from lightest soils to those underlaid wita
Catalogues and dtttgns scat oaappKeation. clay' and marl, and of richest hammock- ">

1 SALE-One second hand Washington whether for regular mixed fanning,sto k or

Write'PR for particulars.Press for sale cheap at this office. AGENTS JY NTED.w. dairy orange farming groves,and peach vegetable or strawberry garden culture, !r')

aJso deal In Win and boa The tourist will be gratified with Its
scenery. The health-seeher: OD its ample
you need stationery of any kind-paper* fencing. Poultry N.ttln fans route can find some spot adapted to hit .
BO pens and ink? If so, send to DaCoata?riat- and Lawn Fence, Oat i, Etc.S want On the hard clay roads of Middle '
and Publishing House,Jacksonville Jf1a.FARMSI Florida the horseman will ride with speed ,
and satisfaction, and the Florida Central '
I and Peninsular Is theSportsman's
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kn Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas.., Nebraska, Illinois, I tI tions having ticket over the Florida Centre
Kansas,Texas,Florida. and Peninsular to point In South Florid ;
have the privilege of being taken into Jacksonville
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nI tier BBJJR like WHOLE : a stop-over within t he going limit of the
7 't1.ed1OOT'rMI: ..."!'n1uu4 ALLIANCE CULTIVATOR. ticket,with retnrnt o their route for destlna

fMrden.ars"' :Bonl,ftEnJI.Tart,IoU.rnea"-Free.poIat. Ors tag_Jvd4 Am. For field,garden and groves "The best CDtt ftt '.au'. 4t.. Jacka"nvfl1e. fits. tlon Florida free mailed of extra free charge. Send for map of
!FarmerLblywrtt Epv..trut1IXTO3XATIOLCat.. I tor I ever saw," is the verdict of all who use it.. 6,
1 fruti Grower:IvprWq LOWricul.t.ppl..h&r.Cher4) f t Work either level or on a bed perfectly adjust- A. O. MACDONELL,G.P. A.,
y J7.Pl..,RV1ahacUp'tou.c... t.Or.Tr M8tttckaOnfU ..I able;cleanest cutting; lightest draught y
KOflSa..-tvenrthina...LU.GD stock la IT.*.HeJBP I I' Urcnr cultivator fully warranted. Price sro.'. of every description neatly and durably Jacksonrlle, Fla
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used." ). B. Wjratt, Supt. Fair Oaks. complete SEED CATALOG published 3
Groves. ,.ilanatee, Fla. ,
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GROW in 66) to
90 days,
VEGETABLES A "GraTe" Stfbject
do best on a manure thatis AMS DEN Jacksonville Marble Co. Is co &red"

available, and about ready to nourish. EAST COAST POULTRY YARDS. .One ft the largest ana retail and dealers most responsible in monui 1 1urera ntl

. k Bowker's Vegetable Grower !is!,., a special fertilizer, Fourteen varieties of land, and water fowls. and wove headstones always giving in the satisfaction.United States They, air vso

'made -to. produce. 'a vigorous healthy, growth, and ,Indian Games, Imperial Pekin, i and works at 530 W. 20th street,j ew.
Yo Laura street Jacksonville
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is ,composed of. chemicals! ,-especially adapted 'to, Ducks, Bronze Turkeys. T Fla.,and Orlando Fla. and aafnciesftt
Poultry supplies of all kinds. Send a postal di rent points in the SOuthern 8t/es cud
vegetables, which feed this class of crops in .a card ,for my new Illustrated catalogue and Wit es
price lists.
manner to produce a healthy growth which withstands Eggs to Hatch.E. .

I disease and matures early. For_sound, W. AMSDEN. Ormond Fla. IEttEIIL11tiJ1ifl I 4i

> delicious vegetables of good shipping quality, use a
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the BOWKER ,Fertilizers. ;' POULTRY FOOD Itk I r rl C. CL and old; postage paid. Addreca
Dt-XL DuMont,331 Colombns Are.,Boiton,!!***.

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Sutntod 30 cts per can; $3 per doz. Address HOLLIS
Scientific .
JO.woea. Popular Medical Treatise!
[Mention'paper..! on th*Errors of Toath' rematura Decline,NerroM
II.8.8taadard C and Physical Debility,Impurities of the Blood.EXHAUSTEDYlTALITY.

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'T"OIlPSlI.IlIPalIH.M.Y.I of Body lad Kind, Effects
Errors Excesses,....... felly R M..*.. U in.w Old(..or.I.!Young.ASliOOD aS* Resulting from Folly Vice, Excesses
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N.a t.dtty.....5o et.t..tad r.....c-.,... for Work,Boslness,the Married or Social Relation.
!!.....u......JI'W' .. (......)frHo Avoid unskillful pretenders., Possess this great
When 1-lay ear I do not ne&Dmere1Jtolt.opu..a Mtnia u.a.mlCA&.00., O,N.Y. work. It contains! WO pages,roya18TG. Beautiful 4
t.a Uru aDd Uaea have them return again. I mean a binding,embossed,fnil gflt. Prfte only $1.00 bj 1
radiealeai*. I havs mad the diBeasa of FITS, EFI malL postpaid,concealed in plain wrapper. Ulas-
LKPSY or FJLLLINQ SICKNESS a Iiflon tcd7. 1 +iwe+ur L trstiTe Prospectus Free,it YOU apply .ow. The
aunt 11I1 remedy to'ear the word C&I8&o Baeans DIRECT SALES. PALE SICKLY GOLD m. H. Parker, II.D., recetred -
others hate failed It no rayon for not now zoeceIriq a ATTOTIOX. FRUIT 4x0 VWJETABLI OBOWZBS. the AND JEWELLED.MEDAL
eon. Send M woe for a treatise and a Free Bottle elf from the National Medical Association for F
say ba.f aIiB>I.remed1. OT EzpnM and Port OffloaH. The No.S Cutaway,4-f eet wide,at Send tlSJW for;cash circulars.with this PRIZE ESSAY on NERVOUS and
order. Full stock In warehouse.
Q. ROOT M. C.. 183 Pearl Su, N. y.f E. S.. HUBBARD,State sent, BlOOKING[ CUI[ PHYSICAL DEBILITY.Dr.Parkerand scarps
Federal Point Pia.OR of Assistant Physicians may be consulted, coaadentlallr -
by mall or in at the oAc of
subject to SPASMS with person
mod likely
W remedy for thus the celebrated
\ SALE-Oae .second hand WashingtonHand WIllS'IiI.A.FAHNESTOCK'8VER No.4 Bnlflnch St.,Bocton,lU....,to whom aU
I : 6..d 4s-. olLAN'tt&A! I Press for sale cheap at this office. Been 1O.ean In,.endnever faU.OMerie rc c orders for books or letters for advice should U
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. _" Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia .' .

and between Boston and Savannah 65 td 70 hours.

l York Ctarleston and -Florida lines. i -* .

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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed ..

to sail as follows. calling at, Charleston, S. (Central or 90 Meridian Time) 1

C.,' both ways : : Passage R'.a.'t s :
Between Jacksonville and New York 1st elan, 136.60>;;Intermediate,H9.00;Excursion, ,t&SO
(eTA iDAED TIME ,8t.eerace.ll2JJO.
'From New York, From .raek.onvUle, ?
(Pier E. B.) ; 'STEAKER. Florida. Jacksonville and Boston:Cabin SG7.00:Intermediate,$ l.00; Excnrslon.$47.30; 8teerageUi36!
Friday, 8e-pt.26th, at I 1'. .SEKINOLE". Thursday. Ode lit, at. 2:00 P. x. THE Magnificent Steamships or this Company are appointed to tall.tollOWlI' .
Monday, Sept.28th, at 8 P.x. .JROQUOIS" Sunday,. Oct. 4th. at 6:00A.M.Wednesay FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
Sept. 38th, at a P.x. ...ALGONQUIN"Tutld&. (kt. 6th, at 6OO A.K. .
Friday, Oct. 2d; at a P.x..CHEROKEE". Thursday Oct. 8th, at 7O&.x. [Central or goo Meridian Time.] .
Monday Oct. 5th, at a P..YEMASSEE".Sonday, Oct.lith, at 10:00 A.x. NACpOCHEE.........................t..................t...............Friday Oct. 25.00 a m
Wednesday. Oct. 7th, at3 P. .SEMINOLE"..Tuesday, Oct. 13th. at 12 NOON. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM.................-................. .... .Saturday, 3- 6.00pm
Friday. Oct. 9th, at S 1'.X.....IROQUOIS" .Thursday. Oct. 15th, at 1:30 P.x. CITY OF AUGUSTA............................... ...............Monday. II 5- 7.00 p m.
Monday: Oct l2th; ata P.x..ALGONQOIN" Sunda,, Oct. 18t.h, at 4:30A.N.WednesdayOct. TALLAHASSEE............,..... _"""" _.........:....Wednesday, 7- &OOpmKANSAS
14th, atiP.Mr.'CHEROICEE..Tneaday Oct. 2'th. at :OOA. .. CITY.....,...............................................". Friday, 99.30 am.
FrIday, Oct. 16th, at 3 P. M."YEMASSEE"Thu sday. Oct. 22d. at 7S1)A.x. CHATTAHOOCHEE.....;....;........;:............................Saturday. II 10-10.1 a m -
Monday Oct. 19th,'a'a P.x. ..SEMINOLX"Sunda. 'Oct. 25th, at 10:30A. M.Wednesday NACOOCHEE...................::__.,..:...;:............v........Monday.. It 12- l2.IO D m
,OCt.'.1 21.. at 8 P.X. .."IROQUOIS" ,Taeeday Oct. 2"" 12:30 P.x. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM........... '............. .............Wedne day.It 14- 8.00pm "
Friday. Oct. 2id, atS P.X. ...LGONQUIN"Thursday. Oct. 29th. at 1:30 P.x. CITY OF AUGUSTA ..................................... ...... ....Friday .I' 'I6-"- 440aia---._. '_
Monday Oct. .26th, atlp.x..CHEBOKEE".8uoday. Nov lot at 4:80A X. TALLAHASSEE............*............... w.........M_........Saturday, 17- 5.80pm .
Wedneeday,Oct. 128th, at 8 P..YEMASSEE".Toead&y, Nov. 3d, at 5:30.A.x.. KANSAS CITY....,............... ..4....... ...:...:................Monday, 19- 7.03pm
Friday Oct. "30th. at 8 P..SEMIN.OLE". .Tl1urBda. Nov. 5th, at 6:00 A. M.R CHATTAHOOCHEE........................ .................,.Wednesday 218.00 P JIll
NACOOCHEE................... .........__....... ..._...._.. Friday. If 23- moo m*,
CITY OF BIRJlINGHAM..M--8&turday. 24-1L00 p r.
St. Johns :River Line CITY OF AUGUSTA...................................,..........Monday, 26- LOOp m.
",. TALLAHASSEE.............................-...................Wednesday, 28- 8.00pm.
KANSAS CITY.....;............;...................................Friday, .f 80- 4.00 p m.
Fir Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on the St. CHATTAHOOCHEE .....!.............FOB....._.BOSTON.....................Saturday 314.30 p m.

;Johns River. CITY OF MACON...:......................._......M....,......, Thursday Oc1'1- 4L30pm-
CITY OF SAVANNAH.............................!....:..."..Wednesday, 8.00pm
""EVERGLADE" CITY OF MACON..,.................................................Tuesday, .. 13-' 1.30pm
STEAMER : CITY OF SAVANNAH................,..........;................Monday, 19- 7. Op m.-.
,' Leaves Jacksonville ,for Sanford Sundays,Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:80 rt x. Ke- GATE CITY.................. ..................:..................... Friday; 28--10.00a m
10. CITY 011' MACON .................. ...............;.Monday, 28- LOOpm
turning.. ,leaves Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,at A. x. CITY OF SAVANNAH.....%..........................................Friday, 34.ctp( m ,i


Jacksonville for Sanford Mondays and Fridays.3:30 P. x. Returning,leaves (This Ship does HOT CsrryPassengers.)

eant rd Sundays and Wednesdays. :()) A. x. DESSOUG......................._._....................,........Wednesday, Oct. 78.00&s m, ,:Ji! 3DE88OUG
fitted with flrrt-class accommodations for and ..... ........_......_.......Saturday, 17- ILOOp m2.00pm '
above steamers
The are up passengers DESSOUO.....l"V..Il"'Il'.irTH ...---......_-..............Tue8da)". .. :?7 :
tables will be supplied with best in market.

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay Street. Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway(Waycross Short Line)offer.
: F. Id. IKel'f.Mel'fGBa.. Jr.,Fla.' Pass.Agent,88 West BaySL.Jacksonville, Fla. to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Bills Issued to .
Through Tickets and of Lading principalpoints North. East and Northwest.via
W. F.eOBEN FAT,Traveling Passenger Agent,88 West: Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla. Savannah. For Information and rooms
lJ JT. O. PELOTy Frt AgL on wharf,foot Hogan 8L,Jacksonville Fla. J. P. BECKWITH, General Agent, H. R..CHRISTIAN'Soliciting Agent.:
t') JOHN XM HOWARD, Fla. Frt, Agent,foot L&uraRt.,Jacksonville,Fla. 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street/Jacksonville*
C. G.
'It'J.. A. LE>RLIE. Snpt, foot Laura'St.,Jacksonville,Fla., New, Pier No.85 North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah,Ga. ;
MARSHALL B CLYDE, Aut.'l'ramcManager5' Bowling Green,New York. BICHARDSOK A BARNARD-Agents Lewla' Wharf Boston.
THE0 G. EGER Trafflo Manaiter 6 Bowling Green,N.Y. W. L. JAMES; Agen .13&Third Street,Philadelphia.J. .
D. HA8HAGBN, Eastern Agent, Say-' Fla.&Western By.Co,281 Broadway N.T. '
wM. P. CLYDE & CO.. Qenl Agents G. M. 8ORREL,Gen.Manager.: : W.E.ARNOLD. ,Gen.Tray.Agt,Jacksonville,Fla.
.. ,. For Tickets apply to S.,F.A Railway office. '
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Williams '& Clark Fertilizer Co. ,

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t Branch Office, No., '729 'Reynolds St., Auonsta, Ga Grain. Garden Seeds. and Fertilizers. ,




.Americus Orange Tree No. .
Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal '
Americus Ammoniated Bone Su jernhosphate.o ) ,- Hay, ,. -

,;'Americus Pure Bone Meal. Americus Bone ana Potash. COTTON SEED MEAL, Bath Bright ami .Dark.

: Americus Strawberry Fertilizer -
: Americus Sulphate of Potash, STATE AGENT FOB PURE GROUND BONF,

Florida Vetretable Fertilizer. J. E Tygert Co.'s NITRATE SOD,

t Star Brand Fertilizers
RxriRKiccxa o..F.'Wlnton.Mandalin, Fla.: Dr. H. Knight, Belle view;'Fla.; M. E. MURIATE OF POTAOd'OVABAIn'XBDAlfALY8IS.
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WHsea.Cienaont. Fla.; M.P.Godfrey Mlnneola, a.Addl'ess
all correspondence to WILLIAMS. & CLARK FERTILIZER. eJ.'b Comprising ... ..
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., Era H. \ fSTT These Fertilizer have no superior In the market and a trial will convince. .. ;4.



: 500 .TIMBER Works STANDING OBHhsr on Building and Loan Association: .

(FINE ORCTANS at Way STUMPS.Willpnllanor.
I I Down Prices-to dose.I ..
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-or SIB Cash balanct .
( IWL No Interest. !. The terms of this Association have never been equalled In Florida. It offers terms'that'should '.
[GREAT BARGAIN .liKES enable every man to.Instead of paying; rent to a landlord, have same so mfor,
CLEAN In a few It offers best terms to -
MOlt be 1014. OuthoULWrite ; same property yean .
tor Barvata 8heeC. I .,ewe A.'M"' a.aUla. au.Y and.D..i2JlrCCPit. i STOP>> l MORTGAGE .
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I UDOENt BATES ama U.Ana y w will py fcr th. Yaehta It will -. ly...< Write,for particulars,to the above named Association
r.. ft p i..wRr4 to seal fcr a. muVa&e4 CaUtef* > flrUfK'MES'MILNE' .
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_\ ; Of the various articles offered to the ; for checking the Foot-Rot in their this .
.;:, ,. orange J ..>' grower, '. gloves: .....

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very far advanced upon the. roots .of the) tree! / 'arid beyond the ,reach: of human aid, it. can -be dependedupon
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'.J>; '. C. L MO AGHE: : & Cb.SavarinaHGP" i General: Agents,:or tb'' ,

v.r..' ;- :B./WEVER, t/eesburg,' Fla.. Agent fort SS. :;South .and. East:" Florida" .5.. :.' i

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:. Parker ._,,;,__.x:... :_>>>ltt>>|1> ; Orange Valleys ........_---.. ,2.80 VI".R1.01.lI.e......_.___ M.f\A -.
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SpringVatler : '2.58 I 81cCB.urboB_. __ 5.110
Nerth Caro.laa CO.l'B-__ 2':JLA, Kentucky Sour .M'ta........,,,,, 50Q
I'\-- ; CiUtOB' Club____._. .. .:'. Old.. Bakor......___............ .. 6,08
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,. Jigs extra: I gallon S6c.r 9 gallon i 50c., 3 gallon 75c Remit
t, .'. .fiJ money order, check or registered letter.: We cannot ship O. (). D. to drrytowns
___'" ,. : A complete price list of Groceries/tad. wine list,.sent free -n,application..

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of Stanton,Fla./aapa: "I am cultivating nearly 300 acres'of orange and lemon trap and a aursery,' c I. "
the 1ArtIeIt.Jn the State,and I have exPerfm ted with and tested,all the hilt& .fertilizer as ,
oed'for sale in the State and I find yours more.aatis&ctory than any others I hMe ased." 8ea4 ,UNEQUALLED IN S.
for our beautlfuUZ wtwitedpamphlet a -'\ c- '";r .. .- ."of' :
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BRADLEY FERTILIZER CO,27IilbjSt, ) ,, Boston: f AUGUSTA,,GA, ,2 acrd 34 EaR Balms. 84rpet.. 1j -
.. New York-. 'Fifth'Are _. F- ', 'if'-
Waafalngton,.817 MarketSpaae.furtacr '. 'f'':: !
r organ," .IN' UNITED. ''.STATES.. > .'at Z.. .Ms N
$36. Always ready for QUICK SmrigtNT$ of.Finest- : Iff--t
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,..... A Sa Piaeofa'a Orgari.FALLS are as fine in appearance and g in tone as ......1An R'1': OUNSOMPTISILTlbivispai
.AVER PA this one,your patrons will rise .',' ...-ees,i t nom aom, rt r
Prom PROP.K.H.PECK Valhermoso Springs, Ala.:" "We could not be BM> .better.With wuiadf for ths&S isjQM I "
HM eatter or tone;quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleas of
Proa B.D.GRIGGS" ,.AdairsriUe G.r "I am well pleased with the organ Ip oltfy! rwpecU, : It is I. ....thousands..f&"tam ease eared. Indeed .
.' alyeaoiaiAittobe. c. "The W tfjlre saUs&cttea. >WAeelaaeMMfreea>4eell l". :tin tI..eaor. .tiat I rit send Two' '
Jf'NB1 Y. M. C.A., per J O.COOLEY*****thoro.tN. : organ gives : : .
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Prom B8K.P.STB$LE, Prescot. Ark.: "Mr well pleased In errs reepect.with tile : tioirfll mdintihriTlltr M .i1
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