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:
February 4, 1892
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
30.31944 x -81.66


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note:
Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).

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University of Florida
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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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proved to be the In Florida, being fully two weeks earlier than Niagara. : =
CHATHAM ST. All the White Diamond grape vines we offer for sale have been grown and will be shipped en
57 BOSTON. direct by the Diamond White Grape Company, of,Rochester, N. Y. They are guaranteed .to be
strong,healthy two-year-old vines.and our pnces for the"same are as follows:
Price of glee furnisher
' Catalogues 'weekly (
> on application. FOR CASH, $22 PER 10Oor$20OPER 1,000. eng, t y

a.W.BARNETT. J. H.BARNETT. ON TIME, $40, $35 or $30 PER 100, ACCORDING TO :
for price list and descriptive>> pamphlet giving terms fat vineyard planting on time. Ad-
;. BARNETT' BROS:, dress E. DUBOIS, BOX 182, Tallahassee Fla. General Agent Diamond White o
AGENTS Grape Company for Florida and Georgia"
e Also full stock of Niagara. Delaware Ives, Cynthiana Norton Chassellas, Black Hamburg and o
.M FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.. all other leading and new varieties ofgrape vines, native and foreign.NEW ((7Qen

rrompt Wholesale return Commission Stencils, Fruits'on application and Tegetablea.r' .. NEW BEANS PRICES And Building Material.v

r 2 PALMER t M'' math, W&t4"r" .atrPet.ChlcapcGS. CHARLESTON, S. O.

166 READE ST., NEW YORK. We now have in stock an extra fine lot of crop of 1891 beans at following prices:

Hasting.'.Excelsior Refugee.......... $t.5o $5.oo Improved Golden Wax................ 1.50 5.50Wardwell's
Lemons and all othei
"Oranges, Pineapples, Improved Round Pod Refugee ....... 1/25 4.50, Kidney Wax............. 1.50 5.50
p Fruits furs and,etc.All early. truck, also, dried fruitsnuts Improved Red Valentine.......... 1.25 4.25 Flageolet Wax........................ '.to 5.75 : FLA.,
consignments promptly remitted rOt Improved Extra Early Red Valentine, 1.40 S-ooJ I '

'.''' ',' Stencils References Bud:market Bradstreet reports. and furnished establish free H. G. HASTINGS & CO., Interlachen, Fla.Our '
merchants a? d banks of the Mouth IRRIGATING
lit --- 40-page catalogue with revised price-list free on application. *


Yew, tare and Jlleyntil J'/finf of Jlrery WHAT ABE THEY ? MACHINERY

i:.:# Palms, Orchids fOltt'r'l'U", Cacti loll and; Bamboos. The Virginia Ventilated Fruit Carriers.FOR ,

,. '. Shade and ornameatal trees and shrubs! for South- BOTH
. ern lawns and gardens. Choice exotic plantsfor EARLY TOMATOES, STRAWBERRIES, PEACHES AND PLUMS.
the greenhouse or conservatory. No. 41-6 Baskets, three-quarter Bushel. No. 34-16-quart gift crate
" ORANGE AND LEMON TREES No. 42-4 one-half Bushel. No. 3632No. STEAM HORSE POWER.
.'. In all the leading varieties budded from bearing 56-2 II NO.30-32- Standard crate.
trees on our own grounds and guaranteed -
l true to name. Send for catalogues,prices and samples.

r Fruits.All the Our New 88 page and Illustrated Dexirablp and Descriptive Tropical SOUTH SIDE 'MFG. CO., Petersburg, Va.

".' Catalogue for 1892 tells all about these things,and PIPE, PIPE FITTING, BRASS
: Is sent free to applicant Address
R. D. HOYT, Manager, ESTABLISHED 1879.
*_Seven Oaks, Fla. VALVE HOSE ETC.
& CO.
OULTRY fOOD Write for Estimates.


64 & 66 PROSPECT ST.., Cleveland, O. Nursery .Co., Thomas.viii. .
*" We are not connected i in any way with any Kled! Fruit Auction House. Only actual setting
.prices quoted. Correspondence with shippers solicited. RF.FEIlE-iCES-1\IercantiJe- National Bank ; ". "ra'tR.
r Trade Mark. Wm. Edwards & Co.. Wholesale Grocers; Childs Groff& Co., Wholesale Boots* & Shoes; Brad-
BOLUS CANNED MEAT FOR POULTRY streets' and R. G. Dun&Co.'s Mercantile Agencies; "Ohio Farmer,"Cleveland. Six day mrliet than
r>TI enyvarleirtr tcdattbeAgrlru
Will Male. Hens Lay! G fl Fx. Grounds

; AND GOOD Will FOR Make MOULTING} Chickens FOWLS.'r Grow.1 ?wR Southernmost Florist Establishment in U. S. .- .. al areenlshtAhlte leotter Hdou. u.nfTa., sweet TLenuhrirnpa N Y and pulp Color de-

'r: This food Is strictly fresh meat carefully V r thaI tanks Ora'both ID
cooked, ground fine,seasoned and hermetically bT &J j4 ESTABLISHED 1833.f t earlloffa and qunilt/
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t lack Tine sealed who
sealed In S-lb cans Being ground fine,It t G Rare new fruits;Shrubbery;Ornamental plants-Palms,Orchids,Fern, our ri-dl'teiert trade
; can be readily mixed with soft food,and fed t Bamboos,Cactus, Conifers,Aquatics. Stock safely shipped over the whole .fl'cuar.iuruNrlvttormallon.*s"rc"/ "'"' mark lab.A6't'nla*I. tn w.nlf'dj" for
. BO as to give each fowl an equal share. Pile y. world. Fine illustrated catalogue of 100 pages sent on receipt of IDC. Clean, na SIEP"OVY''i' ONS.; New Caoaao. a-
80 els per can; $3 per doz. Address HOLLI8 o ;. 0' healthy stock. Low prices.UEASOXER. ,
DRESSED MEAT A WOOL CO., 20 North UOwto BROS., Oneco, Fla.
BoMon. MR*. 'Mention pap'r.'

NUT TREES. GLEN l QT MARY NURSERIES1 Before ordering elsewhere,do not fail to send .
CHESTNUTS-Japan Mammoth and to me for description of the most complete and
Giant, Parry's,Japan Walnuts Japan Golden economical Steam Launches using ordinary
Russet, Idaho and KeuTer Pear!*. :Kledjrnus kerosene for fuel. Automatic fire regulator.No .
Long!peg. Hardy Oranges and other valuable Ten acres devoted to testing new varieties. Thirty acres in orchards. One quarter of a million blowing up or breaking down. Cataloguefree.
f" novelties. Small Fruits Grapes etc. Fruit, ((250.000)) nursery trees of the finest tested varieties. Our new catalogue for 1891-92 is the most com .
Shade and Nut tree Ornamental Shrubs,Vines, prehensive we have ever issued and will be mailed free on application. Address JOHN ASPINWALL.' .
etc. Illustrative Descriptive Catalogue free.

.. t-s9.3m WILLIAM Jarry(0 PARRY.Tf't"3t"J1, G. L. TABER, :-: Glen St. Mary, Fla. I Eau Gallic. 12-24.41- Florida.

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

for the various forms of fund on trees and plants. Bein[ free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poisonous nature, it can

be handled with perfect safety to the person, and apolied to'the trees at any stare of p'rovthvithout injury.

This insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, and has given ".
perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application. '

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

the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of expense in spravin trees it is better

and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength{ viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons of water, as the fumes from the Insecticide
will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. ]In using the l Insecticide at this strength it will save

three or four sprayings through{ the seasoft\, thereby reducing the cost from one-third to one-half. This is an Advantage Possessed by
no Other Preparation ot Sulphur if]f 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 gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application. *

: PRICE 20c. PER GALLON, in barrels. If there is no agent in VQur vicinity write for price delivered.

SPRAYING APPARATUS furnished to our customers at cost.McMASTER.

';, & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra, Fla.


.! 1 'ri:: e JSf Tcra- JL 0 r :I. d. a :J:> :I. spa, t 0 h. :Line: -

With the Magnificent Connections.

'Z The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention of shippers is directed to the Plant B. 8. Line between Havana.Key West and Tampa,and booth Florida Railway between' Tampa and Sanford 8.,
iween Jacksonville Gainesville,Bainbridge, River Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamtblp Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New
York,and Merchants and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all
points North and Northwest.1)Receivers andNORTH bhlppers will profit by the following unparalleled connections:
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Je up, Bainbridge and Double dally last freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Bainbridge,
Savannah, Jesup and Savannah to all points in Florida;fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Interior ,Callahan and Live Oak.
and Coast points, including New;York,Boston, Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,aalllni from
Providence. New York(New Pier 35,North River,)direct for Savannah Monday,Wednesday,Friday:.and
Four connections a week for New York via OceanlBteamship: Companyleaving Savannah Saturday.
Mondays, Wednesdays.Fridays and Saturdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston June 4.1L

Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners'Transportation Company 18 and 25 for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast
,leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. t freight trains for all points In Florida. .
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company,leaving Savannah From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia May V, 19 and 29
Jane 4.11,18 and 25. every five days from regular railing day via New York to Savannah.
coxmec'tJons for Philadelphia[every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and
Savannah June 4,14 and 24. Friday, making close connection with S.,F.& W.Ry.for all points in Florida
Bailing days for Steamships are subject to'.change: without notice.

The Florida Dispatch Line is the quickestand! best freight route from all points North,East:>ndr\t'et to Florida. For full particular,rates,stencils and shipping receipts apply to
any agents of the above lines,or to WM. P.HARDEE,Oen'l Freight Agent,Savannah,Ga.O. .
.D.OWENS,Trade Manager,Savannah,Ga."I.T.B.PAPY,Asst.Traffic Manager, Savannah,Ga. W. M.DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla.
J. JORDAN. ,Trav.Agent,Quincy. J.E.DRATTON,Tray Agent, Jacksonville. J.H.STEPHENS,Agent,Jacksonville. te
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$2.00 PER ] JACKSONVILLE, FEBRUARY] 4, 1892. [$2.00 PER YEAR


Cro re and Orchard. ket, and take them into a cool, dark, give a different appearance to the in- selves by means of bristles which put
dry cellar. Place them i in a single sect. The reddish colored individualsare out beyond the claw. The threadsare

The Orange's:; Many Virtues. layer upon shelves out of the way.- : the most familiar to the florist. so fine that they cannot be seen
The of articleof Exchange. I Duges found on the hollyhock at the even with a common magnifier until
value oranges as an ,_. .
food is well known. "I buy them THE RED-SPIDER. same time-specimens of all shades of after being worked into the web. If
by the box," said a mother, "and let color. Johnson observed that on the we examine the surface of the leaf beneath
my children eat them"constantly in Perhaps no other insect in recent grapevine their color varied much in the web by means of a magnifier
lieu of candy or other prized children's years has so vexed the Florida orange intensity. This great variation at first we should find hundreds of the
dainties. I consider that I save money growers as the miscalled red spider led scientists to think them of different red ,spiders in all stages of growth,
by it." At some of the inebriat" asy-- (letranychus telarius' Linn.) If f not species, but they were afterwards sup- from the egg to the perfect insect. It
lums oranges have proved an efficient already at work it soon will be, ;and posed to be the same species, and this is not the feeding of a few that causes
substitute for alcohol, patients suckingthe our readers should be on the alert to was proved by breeding them. These the injury, but of myriads. The
juice of them abundantly every open the campaign on it promptly. results might never have been obtainedhad leaves assume a yellowish color, a

time the thirst for liquor comes upon CLASSIFICATION.The color been taken as a species char- grayish green, marbled with paler
them. This fact is so well recognized systematic class Arachnida in- acteristic. Whether of the same spe- patches above, while below the glis-
that often at temperance coffee stands cludes spiders, scorpions and mites; cies or not does not make any material tening web gives it a grayish appear
piles of luscious oranges are also kept the last named constituting the order difference to the florist, as they are all ance. The injury is not only shown
And now,another benefit is alleged Acarina. This order is divided intoa equally destructive. The body is oval] on the present growth of leaves and
for them' Some famous French beau- number of families as follows : the in shape, with two pairs of legs pro flowers, but during the next year the
Trombididoe and jecting forward and two back, the first twigs become stunted and weakened.The .
ties of former days, ,it is asserted, se- including spinning I
cured and preserved their marvelous harvest mites; the Bdellidre, includ- pair of front legs being the longest. leaves are ultimately killed and
complexions by a free diet of oranges. ing snouted harvest mites; the Hy- The eyes are two in number and very fall prematurely. Sometimes their
drachnidre mites minute. Just under the hind portionof work causes the edges of the leaves to
One in particular lived almost entirely including water ;
upon the fruit. A dozen each at the Gamasidce, including insect mite- the body is a small conical projec- roll under slightly. In fact, it causes
breakfast and luncheon made up these parasites; the Ixodidae, includingthe tion, which is the spinning organ. the whole plant to become sickly and
The mandibles are short, and with finally die. The fact of their having
ticks the
repasts; at dinner a dozen more, witha ; includingthe
marine mites the Oribatidae including their scissor-like terminal joints are been found under stones in October
crust of bread and one glass of bur ;
gundy. Doubtless an orange fad is the beetle mites, and the fitted for cutting. Just between the caused Duges to believe that they
'- mandibles is a barbed sucking appa- passed the winter in that or similar
Acaridai i subcutaneous
threatening-for the pursuit of a com. including ,
ratus. The mite eats a portion situations, concealing themselves when
plexion is a very absorbing one to cheese, itch and gall mites. These
families contain of the leaf skin by means of the man the infested leaves fall.
women., many very common
... dibles and then plunging in its barbed .
---- --- and troublesome but interesting HAUNTS.The
Irrigation. species. The Arachnida are not true sucker it draws up the cell contents. red spider is probably found to
The constantly recurring dry spells The claws are specially adapted to helpin
insects, and are distinguished from a greater extent on roses than on any
and their disastrous effect on the them in having four pairs of legs instead spinning the web, being very short, other plant, although there is hardlyany
orange crop in years past has caused of three, in having only two much curved and furnished with long tender garden or greenhouseplant
much thought and investigation on divisions to the body, a headthoraxand stiffhairs, some of which may be tipped that is exempt from its attacks.In .
the part of growers to overcome these abdomen, instead of three, a with small globular appendages. The Europe several species of fruit
disastrous droughts.The head, thorax and abdomen, and in legs are supposed by some to be an trees are subject to its attack, and in
question has been pretty thor- having no antennae, and also no com essential part of the spinning apparatus this country it has been found on the
oughly settled in the minds of many pound eyes, but a number of simple on account of the claws and plum and quince. Other plants which
grove owners, by putting in irrigating ones The mites are separated from their hairs being used only in this have been injured by it are hollyhock,
plants Among those in this county the spiders and scorpions by several connection. The threads are drawnout calla, viola, Spiraa TJiunbtrgii, mi-
who have gone to this expense are I I very striking characteristics. The and guided by the motions of the tells, tropxolum, adlumia and bean.
Messrs. hells and Borland Bros. and insect, its feet moving with great agil-
mites never have the abdomen pedun- But in Florida, of course, we are
llrs.Gary, Citra Mr. George W. culated (joined to the thorax by a ity. The movements of the insect chiefly concerned with it on the or-
Wilson, Oaklawn; and. Mr. Fred. slender tube) like the spiders, and itself, however, are not at all quick, ange tree.
Buffum of Stanton who is and on smooth or polished surfaces it
completing their whole bodies are in one piece, REMEDIES AND PREVENTIVES.
a plant that will cost over $3,000and there being no grooves to mark the moves with great difficulty.LIFE The fact that often the red spider

be among the most perfect of any places of separation. Of the family HISTORY. will get a firm foothold before discov-
devised. Messrs. Gillett and Tom
yet Trombididre, which contains the The egg of the red spider is spheri. ered, would warn us to keep a sharp
Snooks of the south side of Lake
most highly organized species of Aca. cal and colorless, and the size is pro- outlook for them. It might be givenas
Weir, are also making arrangements rina, the red spider is a type. It is portionate to the size of the insect.In a general rule that any plant show-
to'put in irrigating: works, while Mrs.B. one of the best examples of the spin eight days the mite is hatchedout. ing a sickly appearance should at .
B. Ricker has about completedhers. ning mites. It is on account of this It is then exceedingly small, once be separated from the rest, the
Mr. T. M. Rickards, of Can- habit of webs that it to
spinning came
transparent, very ]light in color and, cause ascertained, and then be spe-
dler, has also just finished putting one be called which in truth i it is
a spider, unlike the parent, has only three pairs.cially treated. The red spider thrives
in his six
acre grove.. not, says the American Florist. of legs. After attaining maturity it only in a hot, dry atmosphere. It is
How to Keep Oranges for Ten DESCRIPTION. sheds its skin, when the fourth pair of never found in numbers sufficient to
Months.It The red spider is a very minute insect legs appears. Duges says that un- be injurious in a moist atmosphere anda
is easy to'keep oranges and lemons only one twenty-fourth of an inch doubtedly it passes a short time just at low temperature. This at once
ten months. Cut the string witha in length, thus appearing to the naked this period in the immovable pupa points out a good preventive. Means
pair of shears, and let the fruit drop eye like an animated speck. In colorit state. The eggs are laid and the insects should be employed to keep the atmosphere
gently into the extended hand (it is varies from rust red to brick red and i spend their lives on the under moist and free access givento

not a bad plan to wear woollen gloves, has two brownish yellow spots on the :; side of the leaf, occurring on the upper fresh air. Plants regularly and
to remind the gatherer that the fruit sides. The yellowish and green forms | side only by accideqt. When thoroughly sprayed will not. be at-
must not be bruised or shaken). which are often found are probably i established on a leaf they spin a web, tacked, and all plants under glass and
-t Wrap each fruit separately in soft paper simply immature. As the coats of I fastening the threads to hairs and not in flower should be so sprayed.The .

(not newspaper, but tissue paper). the body are nearly transparent, any prominences on the surface of the leaf. presence of large numbers of the
Place them in a single layer in a bas colored material in the stomach would I While doing this they support them- ]red spider then is indicative of ill


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treatment. Sulphur has probably been PEAOH CULTURE.At years. I noticed a small orchardsome ] &rketir: ,

used more widely as a remedy than Farmers'Institute,Ridge Spring, time ago that was to be plantedin

any other substance. This may S. C., :Mr. T. Williams delivered an cotton. The proprietor hauledout ORANGES FOR ENGLAND. -

be used in fumes, in solution or dry.It essay on this subject: rough manure on all the land ex-

is not used dry very often, as the cept the orchard and stopped there, Statements and Suggestions of an
other methods The HOW TO PLANT. he there. In
are preferable. so- I' yet expected two crops Experienced Receiver.
lution is made by mixing one poundof In planting out young trees cut off stead of doing this he should have Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:

sulphur and two pounds of quick- all twigs and top back to say two feet. doubled the manure. Good manuring We have been duly favored with

lime and boiling the. mixture in four This restores the equilibrium, whichwas gives good growth, and good growth your esteemed favor of 3ist ultimo,

gallons of water. Sulphuret of lime is destroyed by the loss of more or gives fine fruit. Vigorous trees are less contents of which we take due note

also used by mixing four ounces of the less roots in transplanting. They liable to the attacks of insects and diseases of, and have much pleasure in givingyou

sulphuret, two ounces of soft soap and should be planted as early in the fall and l lets susceptible to the effectsof a detailed reply to same, and

one gallon of boiling water. The sul as possible, as the roots grow during cold. The only enemy of the should there be any further particularsyou

and should be mixed warm spell in the winter and by in
phuret soap every peach tree of much consequence or your friends may require we

and stirred while the water is pouredin. spring are well developed and in excess the South is the peach tree borer. The shall be most happy to furnish you

It should be applied to plants by of top, which will cause a vigorous egg from which it is hatched is deposited with all the information within our

dipping them in it, and to bark with a growth when they put out in in early spring and summer power.

stiff brush. Sulphur should not be spring. They will live any time, but by a small fly on the bark of the tree NO FURTHER DEMAND.

burnt in any quantity. It will exterminate what we want is not merely life but just under the surface of the ground.HOW .
We regret we cannot give you any
the red but is liable to vigorous growth. 'Nurserymen
spider, say TO KILL THE BORER. encouragement to send further ship--
also the and should plant 20x20 but I prefer 18x22
injure plants, so ,
soil of Florida this
The remedy is to hill up the ments oranges along
only be used when the house is emptyor which gives about the same numberof
around the tree six or eight inches earlyin season, for the simple reason that we
else in small quantities which trees, but with the advantage of
very ,
April. This will cause the egg to be fear they would arrive in wasty condi-
fewer and distance be
does not the rows
always answer purpose. deposited on the hardened bark of the tion, for, according to our advices,
Painting the heating pipes with a wash tween rows. Cotton and young trees
; tree. Level off in November and ex- they are arriving in the New York
of and lime and do well together. Corn and
sulphur potatoes
sulphur or
pose to the frost for the winter, and market in very poor order, so it is
shade the land much. In
has been successfully tried. too running
guano very
few will Both at the hardly to be expected they would
very escape.
off the for be and
For orange trees our readers will find rows cotton sure
hilling up and leveling off the trees stand the extra journey across the
two insecticides offered in our adver- adjust the width so that each row of
should be carefully examined, ,and if Atlantic. It would doubtless be Afferent
tising columns which are highly recom- trees will be exactly in the center of a direct
a single one has escaped, which can had we the advantage of
mended. With any wash the point of cotton row, and be equally sure to
be told by the exudation of gum, it steamers from Florida to this port.
greatest importance is to use it with plant that row in cotton. This will
should be carefully cut out with a This matter of condition the only
the utmost thoroughness, so as to wet insure tilth, which is allimportant.Weeds .
which deters from
knife. One or two will affect the reason us offeringyou
leaf both sides. and will injure
on grass
every young of If in the refer to,
vigor a tree. enough get to encouragement you
trees as bad as cotton or corn. By
OTHER VARIETIES.T. girdle it the tree will die. A great 'otherwise we feel sure fair prices
thus and short
planting using a singletree
: tclarius is not the only species of many remedies have been put for- would be made here, in spite of the
the trees can for two or three
the genus that is troublesome to the ward to prevent and kill the borer, low prices Valencias are now bringing;
be cultivated without additional
florist and gardener., 71 cucumcris years, and with a trifling dimin- but the only sure and safe one is the as Florida oranges have made so very

works on the cucumber; 71: russuluson expense very hilling up, leveling off and the knife. favorable an impression on the fruit
ution of Some I
cacti 71: vitis the vine 71: crops. years ago consuming public.
The the of
; on grape ; called the attention of the proprietorof yellows, great enemy peach
fit on the fig; T. socius on clover; T. culture in the North, where it some- PACKING.
a young orchard, just set out, to
rosarum on the rose tree; T.ftrru- times destroys whole orchards, is unknown As the packing of Florida
this fact. "Oh,t. says he, "I will regards
gineus in greenhouses on Cyclamen here; but sometimes a limbon compared with Valenciasas -
hoe that out. But, as muscle workis oranges as
Coum and persicum; T. tiliarium on the most vigorous tree will die doubtless Valenciasare
failed do aware
expensive, he to it, and you are
the lime tree, and 71 autumnalis on a without any apparent cause. The sap in follows
the and weeds killed fully one- packed large cases, as :
variety of plants and also on human grass of this limb is sour, and will some-
third of the trees and badly stuntedthe Ordinary 4203 (containing 420
beings. In general what has been said times kill the whole tree. It shouldbe .
balance. After the no oranges)
of T. ft/anus will also to these. year off This is of
apply cut at once. no con-
crop should be taken from the land. Large 4205 (containing 420 orangesof

James W. Williams, a would be The longevity and profit of a tree sequence, as it does not extend from larger size).
tree to tree and the is slight.
commission merchant at the market depend in a great measure upon a Large 7145 (containing 714 oranges
The curculio is the great enemy of all smaller than the ordinary 4203)).
house inVest Philadelphia, and for- vigorous growth from the start. Consequently -
I i stone fruits, making it impossible to The class of Florida most
bookkeeper for ,:ja liberal quantity of manure oranges
merly employed as a
raise the finer varieties of and
well-known Front street firm, is accused should be incorporated in the soil plums appreciated in the English marketsare

of having forged freight way bills about the tree. For this purpose apricots. They puncture nearly every the 150 and 175 counts bright

for fictitious consignments of cranber- nothing is better than wood mould or specimen of fruit and deposit. This fruit, the lower counts or larger fruit

ries, upon which, when attached to a chip manure, or drifts in fence cornersor egg if it hatches causes the fruit to not being so popular, as consumers
prematurely fall off, or if it ripens to like large a number 'of as
draft, he would draw upon Western in bottoms and stable manure. In oranges

fruit merchants; he carried this on under the absence of all these try good guano be wormy. Peaches are better ableto possible for their money, provided, of
the alias of Jay Vernon; yesterday having potash as an ingredient. For resist its attacks, and more of them course, the fruit is not too small.

when up for a hearing, he fainted in the first two or three years the young escape being stung than plums for two Russets, as you will have observed,
causes: First, they are fuzzy, and not so well liked and realize lower
the prisoner's dock and the hearingwas orchard should be planted in cotton are
would and the cotton highly fertilized. Any- second, they grow so rapidly as to rates.
postponed. Magistrate not
let United States Marshal Meyers take thing in the shape of manure shouldnot drown out the larva of the curculio. Great care should always be takento

Williams, before Commissioner, Craigon be allowed to waste or be cast Their attacks do not amount to much pack the oranges as tightly as pos

other charges of using mails to into gullies, but should be spread in except in a year like this, when there sible; our long experience in the trade

carry out a scheme to defraud, as the orchard, where time and the action was more curculio than peaches, and proves it, and we may add that one of

Williams was too sick. of the atmosphere can convert it when they were debilitated by cold our partners, who lived for many yearsin
and were not in a condition to resist the Valencia district Spain
o .54 into fruit. Any kind of manure ben- orange ,
its attacks. In fact in a good year observed that this rule is never neglect.
'Mr. Somebody says he would not efits an orchard, but the great specificis

buy the best orange grove in Marion potash; therefore, all ashes shouldbe they are rather an advantage by caus- ed there; so much so that the orangesin

county at any price. Let us see. carefully saved, and then supple- ing a large surplus to fall off. In. the the cases before the top boards are
South, as far as peach culture is con- nailed down rise above the sides and
Thirty years ago the best Roxbury mented by manures rich in this ingre- ,
russets could be bought for 10 cents 'dient. cered, the plans adopted for their pre the men press the top boards down by

per bushel on the trees, and choice Fruit trees cannot thrive and do vention cost more than they are main force, even standing on them

fall apples,went begging and rotted in well any more than cows or hogs worth. In pruning or in any other prior to nailing up.

the orchards. Eight years ago I tooka without proper feed. Most people department of horticulture, or in fact It is also usual in the Valencia district

trip through the applegrowingStates. generally expect too much of land in in any other business, there is onlyone to leave the oranges from two to

There was a good crop of orchard. They not only do not fertilize thing that can give success and four days in store, according to the
their but confidence, and that is experience.Horseford's weather before packing the object
apples. There were plenty of buyersin trees, stop manuringthe ,
the country paying 40 cents per crop planted. This policy is suicidal > being to let them sweat and become

bushel on the trees for apples. Yet for after planting and waitingfor Acid Phosphatefor purged of all unnatural moisture, the

there were 10 acres of bearing orchards trees to come in bearing, it would Impaired Vitality time of course being varied by the

where there was one thirty years ago. certainly be economy to have them and weakened energy, is wonderfully state of weather at time of cutting and

. -Ocala Banner. bear paying crops for a long term of successful. immediately prior thereto.


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t COMPARATIVE WASTE. careful work as selecting. It is need. small supply. That method is radi- outlets necessary to consume the yearly

We do not think there is much dif less to add we personally supervise cally wrong.It increasing; yield.TO .

ference in the percentage of waste aeTthing.IARINE is always the case that the largest HELP NEEDY GROWERS.
INSURANCE is markets of the United States have
between Floridas and Valencias when only chargedof One great drawback to the
these latter arrive in an equally ripe course when insured, and we pre- enormous outlets for the distributionof his lack of funds to enable groweris him to

state with Floridas.We sume your friends would look after it such products as are only and hold or properly market his In

cannot attribute the Florida oranges on your side; otherwise, we shouldbe wholly to be found at these points. instances he is obliged givea
latterly arriving here in a moreor glad to do so and charge for same. The reason for this is because the many mortgage, and therefore places

less wasty condition to faulty stow- FIRE INSURANCE is a small chargeof dealers in smaller and near-by citiesare himself crop in the power of the merchantor

age on board the steamers, for the sim 1-6 per cent., to cover risk of fire obliged to purchase at the source buyers who are always on the look-

>: pie reason that they have at the same while oranges are on quay here. of supply, thus causing a competitionof out for such opportunities. I would
time been arriving in New York in BROKERAGE AND GUARANTEE, 5 the buyers and a good market. If suggest that the by-laws be so framedas
j order. per cent. to the contrary these dealers are sup '
poor to admit the creation of a fund
TRANSSHIPMENT. The pro forma account-sale shows plied by shipments from the producerand which may be loaned to members of
how above charges work out on 1,000 grower, who puts his surplus re
the organization to tide them over
What perhaps to some extent any
may boxes sold at ios., freight being on a maining shipments into the large
stringency or weak market. By this
it is
account for the system at presentin basis of is. 6d. per box. As you are markets, he thereby not only turns .
means, and with a harmonious
in New York where
they are
vogue probably aware, we are brokers and the buyers at both points into sellers,
ization, the can control the
select the soundest boxes growers
shipped to
auctioneers, and handle and sell all but also puts his own product into
market instead of having the market
and send, on here. Is this always
the goods consigned to us. competition with itself.AN .
done? There difficulties in control them. .
are many .
We remain, dear sir, y'rs faithfully, ILLUSTRATION.To .
the way, a very obvious one beingthe L. CONNOLLY & Co. AGENTS.
selection. To properly do so illustrate the value of having one
Liverpool,Jan. 16. The selling agents in the distribut-
would mean opening a large number market as an outlet for fruit I cite the ing markets of this organization shouldbe

of boxes, a great difficulty in the PRO FORMA of Account-Sales of 1,000 boxes past few years' sale of green grapes of such standing and ability as to
Arizona, sold L. &
Oranges ex per Connolly received
New York
hurry of getting the oranges trans! order and for account of S. Powers: from Spain. cope easily with the many difficultiesthat

shipped, and if on opening the Jan.1892.16-1000 at 10................500 4'. s. d. nearly the whole of the crop shippedto would necessarily arise in the
oranges are disturbed, it would greatly the United States, our firm beingone management of such a business. .The
affect their keeping quality.We jooo CHARGES. 500 of the largest importers. Thisyear's work of handling and distributing the

- are glad to hear that we may % .'. s. d receipts were 150,000 barrels, crops of fruit should be in the hands.
acclept as certain that next season will Freight and Gratuityas each containing forty pounds net of of a directory of growers for each

see direct steamers from Florida to ing per say Bill 35 c.of(is6d.Lad) 75 fruit, which sold to net the growers district, which would be under the

this port, as we feel sure it will greatly Dock Dues %and d....Town...... 3 2' 6 934 cents per pound in Spain. In charge of the agent for that district,,
redound to the benefit of your growers Catalogues, Advertising this great year of abundance and low all of which, however, should be con-
and and do with Postagesand prices these tremendous results can
shippers, away Sale Expenses trolled b> a general manager at a head
( the knocking about the fruit now suf. 5d ... ............ 20 16 8 be almost wholly accounted for by the office.
Rent, Fire Insur- fact that buyers from Manitoba and
fers through transshipment at New
ance, 1-6 per cent. 7
York, a procedure so damaging to or- Brokerage and Guarantee Canada on the north, Omaha on the
at 5 per cent. 25- -124-6-8 west, New Odeans on the south and Your only hope of success is to or-

anges.Careful is of Net Proceeds due Feb. 16 .... 375 13 4 Maine on the east, congregated at ganize. Organize the whole State intoa -
course alwaysto
New York to make their purchases Florida fruit growers' union or asso-
be recommended and as much ventilation Per L J. Connolly. ,
as possible on board; the ques- thereby creating a very great competition ciation and ship to a few large markets
tion of ventilation should receive special Views of Another Noted Receiver. among themselves. Small and you are bound to succeed, but

attention. Editor Farmer and uit-Grower: growers are thereby greatly benefitedand this indiscriminate_ shipping anywhereand
As I promised when I called at your fully protected as well as' the everywhere is bound to result in

RECEIPTS THIS YEAR. office on my way to California, I now large. The method of marketing loss and ultimate failure.E. .

Up to December 31, 1891, about proceed to give you, in brief, my Sicily oranges and lemons cannot be L. GOODSELL.
30,000 boxes of Florida oranges have of and four San Diego, California.
views on the problem marketingthe improved upon, as only mar
arrived at this port.CONCENTRATION. Florida orange crop. As a mer- kets of the United States are used as .

ADVISED. chant I can pass no criticism on Florida outlets to distribute the 5,000,000 F. C. Rowell has been visiting various -

We hope growers and shippers will oranges, either on the oranges them. boxes of fruit shipped to America in parts of the State for the pur-

make this port the sole market for Flor- selves or on the manner in which theyare the course of the year, with the best pose of making observations and
ida oranges, as we feel certain that it packed and shipped.Suffice it possible results, it is safe to assume gathering facts as to the value of irri

will be more to their interest to do so to say, you have something which the my theory with regard to Florida is gation. He interviewed a number of

rather than dividing their consignments American people want, and not only correct. Fruit growing in Florida persons who have private plants, and

amongst different ports, for there the American people, but also Eng- will never be a grand and profitablesuccess all agree as to the great value of the
would thus be more competition at land and Northern Europe.I until the entire shipments are same. Mr. Fabian, one of the lar

t. our auctions owing to the orders that find the same faulty system or placed in not over five markets for gest growers in the State, says that in

would come i in from London and all lack of system in California as in the entire North-Boston, New York, one grove, before irrigation, his crop

other large centres, for if divided Florida, and I have taken occasionto Philadelphia, Cincinnati and Chicago.THE was I,100 boxes. The first year, under -

there would be all round less compe express my views in the San Diego ORGANIZATION irrigation, the crop increased to

tition for the fruit; and the voyage to I Union, of which I mail you a copy should have a president and directory, 2,500 boxes besides" a saving of 20
Liverpool is also shorter. herewith. From this you will see business men of undoubted integrityand per cent. in fertilizer. He uses from

PORT CHARGES, ETC. that my ideas as to the situation in ability men whose names one to two barrels a week to the tree.
great ;
As regards your remarks respecting the two States, respecting the market- inspire confidence. Let there be say A number of other growers inter.

; charges we think the easiest way ofexplaining ing of citrus fruits, are substantially three offices, one in Jacksonville, one viewed agree as to general results and
The is
matters is to enclose a Pro. the same. in Gainesville and one in Mobile. savings. company now readyto
receive and make
subscriptions con-
forma Account Sales of 1,000 boxes, CAUSE OF THE PRESENT CONDITION. Let the grand organization of growers
the of tree
rate cents
which we have pleasure in doing. combine with the largest of the tracts at 25 per
The sole cause of the present unsatisfactory spec- for bearing trees, and a less price for
FREIGHT is charged, of course, as condition of the profitsof ulators, packers and shippers and workin trees.-Orange City Times.
per bill of lading and varies accord the business lies in the method of harmony with them. A directorfor young > .

ingly. marketing, and the only remedy for each district should be appointedto Salvation Oil is repeating its cures neuraliga,
: DOCK AND TOWN DUES.The charge this is a complete organization of the work in conjunction with a chief rheumatism,headache and toothache every day,
I until have become monotonous. Price cts.
they 25
.. is 34d. (three farthings) a box, and is i fruit producers of Florida under such manager, and a unity of action observed
authorized by law for the preservationand management as will cause harmonyof in choosing the destination for ,
construction of docks and wharves. action and concentration of ship shipments which should be made to STATE BANK OF FLORIDA

RECEIVING, SELECTING, SALE Ex- ments. This great reform must be only as few markets as possible. Suchan I!

PENSES, ETc.-The rate is 5 (five brought about. Florida producershave association could obtain freight
pence) a box, which includes all ex tried to select the markets for rates and dictate advantageous terms H\.OT I\'COIH.OJ.IT.l h."

penses on the quay, master porter's their fruits as successfully as they have generally that the single grower could

work, etc.; which is done by us, our grown the fruits for the markets, and not expect to receive. "In union
4. men receiving the oranges at the ship's there is where the mistake has been there is strength," and in some such JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.

side and stow, select and deliver same, made. At the present moment Florida unity of action only can the Florida

and, as you well understand, we must fruits are distributed direct to all mar- grower expect to realize satisfactory $30,000.00
f employ only experienced men for such kets that can take either a large or prices for his products or provide the Capital, -


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RMER RSA T'le1El\. makes excellent pasturage. On un- you did, you "would not work it 2. The removal of the: outer husk

.... cultivated'ground inside my wire right." by; the "milling stones."

Farming Reclaimed Land. fencing it grows heavy and waist high, When I get through with my "po 3. The separation of the chaff f triad

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: while outside the fence the cattle keep litical, practical farm talks," as Bro. other substances by the "screen '

Replying to your inquiry of 23d" it eaten down clean. "Happy Go-Lucky" says, I will endeavor blower" and "chaff fan."

Your idea of making a successful to give observationand The removal of the
inst. in re the hay crop cut the past you my 4. yellow cuticle -
season on my muck land farm at stock farm out of f several thousandacres experience in the cultivation of of the grain by pestling in motars,

of this muck reclaimed land the different lands in Florida. For which is the most laborious and
Sampson City, will : In the springof expensive -
say around our lakes here before it is the
I had about present I will simply say, when < of the several processes.
91 seven acres reclaimed -
muck land planted in corn. gradually sold and cleared for cultiva you hear one talking or writing about 5. The separation of the rice bran

A gentleman from Mississippi who tion has been for some time my own Florida, learn first what (kind of land I from the rice grain by sifting, and the

has had years of practical experiencewith view of the matter. Send some good he has reference to before coming to separation of the small and large grainof

the heavy made stock man to see me and I will furnish any conclusion, for whilst one may rice by the "brush screen."

the rich bottom corn lands crops of that State on the land if he will provide the improved be very successful upon one kind of 6. Polishing, whichtis accomplishedby

brands of stock, and we can land, another will utterly fail in at- a horizontal revolving drum
visited my said corn crop after it was ] covered r1
laid by and judged that its yield furnish choice mutton and beef winter tempting to do the same thing on another with leather and surmounted bya
and summer to our Florida towns. kind.I .
of wire
would be from sixty to seventy-five gauze.
bushels per acre. This was the third There are other grasses on these muck am unaware of any advice that I The friction by the constant rubbing

season of its cultivation, and the yieldwas lands that grow good pasturage have given, which, if adopted, would of the grains of rice against

splendid. i throughout our entire Florida winter. : be detrimental to the farming interestsof each other and against the drum produces ,

At the last working of the corn I In fact cattle owners around our muck Florida. So I must wait for more the "rice polish," otherwise

had one row of rice drilled in each lands pronounce it a fine winter range light. from Bro. H. G. L. called rice dust or rice flour, which is ,
for their stock. One of the first settlers CHAS. W. CAMPBELL SR. not rice bran but
corn middle, covering with one-horse < a part of the grain
here, Mr. Archibald Johns, some Campobello Plantation. itself; worn by attrition.-Scientific
tooth harrow. The rice had no working .
years deceased, made a fortune of American.
at all, but yielded about thirty Plenty of Corn.I .
about .
$80,000 on stock, and his farm > <
bushels acre. Had two of
per rows
adjoined these same lands. received Notes On Onion .
rice been so planted and carefully hoed muck your card of inquiry in Growing.I

twice I am satisfied the rice yield As to health, my barn and cottageare regard to the modus operandi of making am fully convinced that my

would have been built right out next the lake fronton method en ables especially the southern
double. my big corn crop. First I will i -
muck soil
An immense coating of knownas and who have grower, to make the productionof i
grass, the ground which I raised
lived there summer and winter for the say, upon "Bermuda" and onions ,
swamp or muck grass, and indigenous past two have had excellent the crop had been planted in "Spanish"
years cabbage
to this class of soil, grew up on very profitable, and all of us together fto t

the heels of the rice crop and was nearly health, in fact, better than when they for two years, using each year fifteen ( keep the markets of the United '.

shoulder high when in seed. It be- lived back from the lake in the pine quarts of bright cotton seed meal teach o States well supplied with a most superior 4
woods. This
family used lake all
came so heavy that the winds swayedit row of cabbages eventy yards in product almost the entire year,
the time and like it better than well l ,
that there will be
so be
no to filled
down late in the season. The corn length. Last April after I had gap
by the foreign onions. As the returns -
was gathered as soon as matured
There are many more interesting gathered the cabbage I opened the and the in
enough. The rice first reports come one
rows were cut ,
developments about Florida rows on the ridge and used
muck ten
and this then cut for I quartsof after another, and the possibilities of
grass hay.enclose soil, but I have not time just now to cotton seed meal to each row of the new method become more fully
specimens headsof
you some answer your inquiries further. corn, and threw two furrows on the I
this hay. apparent, cannot help to grow more
C. L. PEEK.I meal. I planted by hand
Rice heads using a and more enthusiastic on the subject.
are mature enough to Starke,* Bradford Co.
hoe. The
only cultivation the
corn i The results obtained the
cut on this muck land while the entire a by new
Thick *got was two hoeings and a sixtee.n-inc h method, and at the time
stalk or straw of the rice is still green. or Thin Seeding. same my way

The rice straw was nicely cured by Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower: sweep run through the middle one of marketing the first grade of the
time. I planted what is known here
letting it remain a day in the field be Well, here I am again, as Brp. j product, are shown in the accompany-
as yellow Cuban corn. It is of f
J ing engraving destined for in
fore tying in bundles. Then it use
was Armstrong "sent aloft"
says by the flint variety and has a thick shuck second edition of "The New Onion
shocked in the field for from four
six then hauled to explosion of two bombs. Bro. Chese- or husk, consequently it is almost im- (Culture," a nd made directly from a
days, to the barn thrice
heads thrashed off, and the strawas bro says he who sows three bushels of pervious to the weevil or birds. My photograph of one of my crates of

hay packed away in bales with a oats to an acre "don't work it right." ground was in good tilth before plant- as I shipped them to the Buffalo
I believe in the
saying "cultif
I find Mr. C. f market. These crates hold a
hay press. sale for this rice hayat Wrong, He who sows regardless vate the before it is "
crop planted. I plumb three-fourths of bushel
$17.50 j a ,
per ton now. of the
requirement of his land"don't plant corn in three
my rows feet sold at one dollar each. This
The other grass was cut just before work it right." and sixteen prices
apart inches
the first frost of the very satisfactory to me, and makese
cured and
season, The richest land I ever saw in my in the row. Experiment teaches
shocked and hauled to the barn and life, Missouri river bottom growing pay exceedingly well,
not excepted corn should not be planted i in when
pressed in bales with hay press. The is in Florida; it is that which rows too far apart in the row. Corn especially the method we remember that by

yield, only one cutting after it seeded, has made and will make again from is of a nature that it requires moistureand one t new thousand bushels we can and easily grow

was nearly three tons per acre. I am three to four thousand pounds of warmth, and by planting the upward per
cropas acre.
satisfied that it could be cut two or brown sugar to an acre or thick I
upwardsof as speak of it
soon To
gets up satisfy inquirers I
three times my many ,
a if the land
year was thirty barrels of
syrup. There are so that it shades the ground and prevents : will briefly touch the main points of
plowed and harrowed and no other people in this county who can testify the sun's rays from having that favorite method again.

crop planted. Stock readily eat it, to this. Seed this kind of land with less burning effect. Last other my
free from
Keep weeds and when
and parties who have bought it of me than I do and will ,
you either-get all corn near mine
crops were damagedby the plants are of about pencil thick-
for their
horses and cattle express straw, grow so tall that it lodges before what is termed burning while
my ness, transplant open ground,
satisfied with
it and keep harvest, or you cut more weeds. crop.. was not injured in the least. which should be made rich and k.
buying it. It is sold in bales neatly than grain, as some of Now very
my thinsowingneighbors my dear sir, what has been be well prepared, having rows about
pressed and wired at $17.50 per ton. have learned to their done
cost. once can be done again. Experiment > twelve i inches apart and plants aboute
This grass springs up year after And right here I say again, no one teaches me that unless w three inches in the

- year on muck soil without seeding.It man can tell another how to seed or put the seed in the ground we must This work apart of setting out rows.the

comes very thick, makes no turf how to cultivate in Florida plants
he not
expect good As have
and crop. you is quite a job, but it saves at least one
the soil
and loose describes the
the diversity is so already been informed, I raised fifty weeding and several of *
and as easily plowed it is after pounds high
as To illustrate
beggarw.eed. I have
great. : a pieceof one and one-fourth bushels .
per acre.I priced seed per acre, and in the end
It remains until frost
green upland hammock which have
runs as given you as clear an answerto
but the first frost kills proves very profitable. Early plant-
it at As
once. square up against a piece of mixed I
your inquiry as can remember.D. .- ing is essential and
so are good
I have plants.
not yet tried cutting it but woods line
as a be drawn.
can D. I. BEECHER, in Marion Free Press. If mistakes are made: in either direc-
once a year, your question as to second the east side of this line pine was tion
the result may be a lot of scallions -
growth after mowing cannot now abundantly mixed with black oak, Preparation of Rice. rather than
be answered. But I perfect especially -
am satisfied that i hickory and gum; on the west side, The milling of rice, briefly stated 3, in case of the yellow sorts.
two to three cuttings can be grown in ; which is all hard wood and grapevine embraces the
one season. following processes: When good plants are once set out, ..
never a pine has grown. Now, in i. The "screening" or second you have the plantation well started :1'1
Another is #
point that this
grass seeding this land which is in the
i thrashing given the rough rice or"paddy" and will have but little trouble to keep
grows luxuriantly on muck land right field would
i seed
you regardless: designed
trash in order
remove good
provided use
under thick you
a growth of trees and I of the character of two kinds ? If stalks and foreign particles. the wheel-hoes, or Gregory's finger- \,



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weeder, industriously and frequently.I the Clayton bread corn were very and meadows. Such will undoubtedlyhasten I Foultp l.
like the Planet Jr. tools, and any slightly injured by weevil. Some of the day of prosperity among .
smart boy can use them with effect the -...
good early gourd seed varieties were southern farmers. We hope our in- - -
and little effort. Of when rendered valueless Edited by E.W.AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla.
course, by their attack. telligent farmers will set the rest a

weeds start, these must be removed, The Experiment Station yellow has good example.-Savannah News.- An Old Fraud in a New Dress.
which can be done the easiest been
usually very much improved by selectionof Sometimes an editor is called uponto
and quickest by means of a narrow seed from the top ear of stalks bear- his readers frauds
protect against
hoe.One ing two well-developed ears duringthe Live ptOC and it is a wise man who scents crook-
of our friends asks what effectit last seven years.
edness in some of the plausible schemeshe
would have on the plants if the tops Careful hands pass through the field
Sheep in Nassau County. is requested to further; they not
were cut off half down before and select the
way set- seed from the double
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.I infrequently look extremely attractive,
ting them out. This is just the treat- eared stalks in the shuck. This is
and haven't the belief which
ment I give to plants .that are a little stored to itself. When shucked, only have yours of the 23d and in answer the ,late as we Mr. Barnum is said to have

spindling, and even of stronger plantsI the well developed ears, having the will say: The thoroughbred ramsI lived to that "the public like to
often twist off a little of the top; but cob covered with grain typical of the sent up the St. Marys river are Lei up "
be watch
humbugged we to out
with really good plants it will hardly variety, are selected for seed. This cesters and Shropshires. They seem to our readers', try interests. The
be In fact onions to be doing well when last heard from. protect
necessary. trans has resulted in very great improvement which this mind is the
case brings to
plant very easily, and good plants both in the productiveness and The only fault I fear is that they run receipt for the third time of a pleas-

well set out, rarely die, even in very adaptation of this variety to this soil too much at large with the flock. antly written letter evidently intendedfor
weather. This is You are right sheep properly cared ,
dry really one of the and climate. ;
forth the desirability
publication setting -
greatest advantages of good plants. The yields reported in the following for are very profitable and will clear of farmers
t having thoroughbred -
For best results have eighty cent clip. The wool
we must a full table represent the weights of per every
and of the establishment -
f stand, and when such plants are used, thoroughly dried shelled corn. from St. Marys river sold in the poultry of telling

we will seldom find a gap in the row. The Welborn's Conscience varietywas Savannah market season before last

The chief point hereafter is to get the reduced in yield by the influenceof brought 2734 to 27 j{ cents a pound.We A MUTUAL POULTRY COMPANYout

crop properly ripened and cured. the roots of a tree in an adjoining in West Virginia got only 25. west to assist farmers who haven't
With this end in view, the onions field : Last season, though I do not believe available cash to invest. All you
much in the bill I have do is write the 'Mutual
should be pulled as soon as the tops McKinley thoughtit to to
begin to waste away. It is always might relieve us, but we got only Poultry Company," (what a taking
safer to harvest them too early than PLOTS. 23. The sheepmen of the St. Marys name!) give them references, and they

too late. In the former case, you ,g YIELD PER river got 25 to 251f in Savannah. will ship you the fowls and pay express
may sacrifice a small period of growth, In ACRE. My idea is not to have too large charges. You have to let them have
--. bands but to them out sharesto all the laid at cents dozen
and consequently of weight of crop, am 'tj. put on eggs fifty a
... but you will be sure to give the cropa NAMES OF VARIETIES. aw 8 E 8'tj responsible parties. Mutton, in my and all the chickens raised at one dollar -
better chance to cure and become =: belief, is the coming meat. The apiece, etc., etc. That looks attractive -
t-: "m!)4)- J3Blount's in this section that How benevolent
well capped over. Gather them when .o.s:4 i- sheepmen complain some one
perfectly dry, and store on a barn flooror au::s.l: :a:scn.:::1.;0112.._ they have no market for their lambs. must be! A little too benevolent, we

loft, or on slatted shelves, leaving _Z n fo4 That is easily remedied. There is a thought, for this nineteenth century,

them spread out rather thinly to fin- Prolific.Bullock's ........... 1 Stalk 36.21 37.92 line of steamers direct from here to and we dropped the communicationin

ish curing; then handle them over 'to Prolific. ......... 2 I It 63.64 27.78 65.14 27.7 New York. Let them band togetherand the waste-basket, although it- was
the and sell.-Farm 2 : 54.28 56.21'I ship 500 or more at a time andit signed by a woman's name.
remove tops; sort 26 28 26.63
Clayton Bread .... .. '
and Fireside. 12 62.14 62.14T1' will pay. I have had my lambs in What was our surprise the following

.,' Early I Mastadon. ......... I''I 12 .II. 34.64 25.64 34 30.21-07ExperimentSta.Yeliow. the stock-yards New York put in week to see the letter printed in full

Corn-Two Stalks to a Hill, Two .. 38-93 39.28 competition with lambs brought from in several agricultural papers, one

Ears to a Stalk. Broad GrainGolden ........ .11" 30.93 64.07 3I-78 64.50Giant Texas by rail. I shipped the thor- venerable Boston contemporary
$ 52.00 53.71 oughbred rams from my home near them. Had we made a mistake ?
; Eighteen thoroughbred varieties of ........... II 29.65 30.00
Beauty. u We reread the communication and
corn were planted, in plots .2 .. 47-35 50.78 Charleston, Jefferson county, West
upon ... ........... I 32.64 32.78
land practically uniform in product- Golden Dent. 2 II 58.50 58.50Hickory Virginia, to Fernandina by the Mallory waited. The Rural New Yorker came

iveness. Four hundred pounds of King...'........... 2 I II II 27.50 27-50 line of steamships from New out flat-footed and denounced the
50.93 51.43
d' cotton seed meal were broadcasted, IlunnicuttImproved ........... ..... "u 39-21 40.57 York. Have more of them which thing as a fraud,
II will be down in the spring. Of the "AN OLD FRAUD IN A NEW GUISE "
before ,
per acre, breaking the land. Gourd Seed..... \\1 .. 29.79: 3 0 86
After breaking thoroughly with Stark II 50,00 56-64 three breeds, the Leicester, the Shrop- and now our Boston neighbor standsup
Improved Beaming....,... ? 27.21 28.36 shire,and the Southdown, I think the
Dixie 46.07 wish
turn plows furrows 43.93 and "We
were opened says: to warn our
......... "
Red CobLindsay's
Mobley's I 31.78
30.35 two former are the better on accountof
with shovel of Mrs. Wm.
plow four feet apart. In Horse"' th.... I ', 28.71 29.07 readers that the letter
k-UV their wool
these, 2,000 pounds of compost (of 2 44.43 46.00Piasa growing properties. Carter, printed in the poultry column
seed King.... ............ I U II 29.36 32.79 Owing to the low grade of sheep
cotton stable manure and acid 2 41.93 45.57welborn'sConscience. last week, has been discovered to be
phosphate mixed by the "corn for- ..... 2 I 34-86 24.14 25-71 26.29 here, if they get 3/ pounds to the an ingenious device to swindle credu-

mula," viz: 500 pounds acid phosphate Tennessee ValleyHawkins' ......... 1 II II 28.78 28.78! fleece they do well. With us our high lous persons out of their money, andis
and 750 pounds each of cotton h 2 II 53.36 53-71 grades shear from five to seven utterly unworthy of confidence."
...... ,
Improved. II 48.00 48.42 and I do not the
h pounds see why
seed and stable manure, per acre,) It is extremely humiliating to haveto
were applied and mixed with the soil Alabama Station. sheepmen of Florida cannot do the acknowledge such a blunder as

by one "bull tongue" furrow. The PSI same with perpetual grass. They can that. What is an editor for if hedoesn't
Melilotus and Stock Raising.In if they will raise the 'grade of their
then edit didn't
corn was dropped every two feet ? Why our esteemed -
in the drill. This gave eight square sowing melilotus have the soil stock.Nassau Co C. V. W. contemporary hold back so

feet to each hill of corn. Upon half thoroughly prepared by plow and har- --. .. transparent a fraud and wait for an
of the space occupied by each varietytwo row. Get the soil in fine tilth with LADIES explanation? As we said above, it is

stalks were left to each hill and the latter implement. Sow the seeds Needing tonic c,up or children should take who want buildin > an editor's duty to be constantly on

one stalk on the other half. evenly--one bushel per acre. If the nROW 'S 1HOX HITTEIIS. his guard against humbugs and cheats
It is ,
to take Malaria, Indijestion
pleasant cures
The piece of land selected for this seeds are first-class a half bushel will Biliousness and Liver Complaint and he fails utterly to realize his dutyto

experiment was dry, sandy branch usually give a perfect stand, but we his readers unless he is con-

bottom. The branch dries up in the believe in sowing plenty of seed. Headers will stantly on his guard against them.

summer. The seasons were very fa. After sowing the seeds, firm the soil Intelligent This isn't the first time we have pro-

until the plants were in flower, with a roller. By all means use a tected the Farmer and Home readers

,,e when a drouth of several weeks' dura- roller if possible. It will neutralizethe ltrltsare by burdening the waste-basket with
t'vorable" tion seriously injured the crop. bad influence of dry weather and Tr ill-intentioned communications, and

The cultivation was shallow through. insure a stand and hasten growth. Do our readers may rest assured that thatis

., out-done with 30.inch Terrell heel not pasture till the crop is well grown, not ttiritrrfintt to citTt** oil classsMf the policy of this paper under its

. ., scrapes. Hoes were not used at all. and do not let stock run on it when dUenics, but only uch ns result present management. Mr. and Mrs.
The uniformly increased yield from the soil is wet. It will be more ecc.nomical from A disordered liver, via: Whitaker, Mr. Cheever, the poultry

, two stalks to the hill i indicates the propriety : to cut the crop and feed it Vertigo, Headache, Dyspepsia, editor, are all on their guard against

;f of thick planting upon soil than to let it be pastured; pasturing of Fevers, Costiveness, Bilious humbugs and any recommendationwhich

l deeply and thoroughly prepared, such plants, as you know, is very Colic Flatulence: etc. they do admit is carefully

1 heavily fertilized and judiciously cul wasteful. We are much gratified at F.r the.o they, lire Dot warranted, L.. looked into before endorsing. That,
tivated. the cultivation now being bestowedby f.lllbkbut Lroa"n.arly on! iti po-.. we take*it, is an important part of

.. The Experiment Station yellow and so many on. improved pastures _idble4lO OLD wake EVERY\Y areuiedy. Price,23rt6 J the editorial work.-N. E. Farmer.F .



TS in that most colossal of all structures, hottest conflagration with only the production was equal to that of its

OaoTK:urn OBCHABD' -The Orange's Many Virtues; i., the Pyramid of Gizeh, the tempera. loss of their leaves, and grow right on mate. This makes 16,000, instead of
Irrigation; How to Keep Oranges for Ten 15,000, oranges to these two trees 1
varies several This is without .
ture interruption.In
Months;The Red Spider, 83 degrees. These statements cannot be contra

UnIrG-oranges Peach Culture; for.England. .; .. .. 84 84 fatal to the keeping qualities of fruit; the wiregrass sod, however, a dicted, as Mr. Geiger's character and

FIBBER AXD TRCCKCB-Farming on Reclaimed if the temperature is not uniform the forest when stripped off is not as reputation are such as to make his

land' ;Thick or Thin Seeding; Plenty of Cornreparation ; I rind swells and shrinks, sweats and .quickly replaced as it i is in an old plain assurance more to be relied upon
of Rice: Notes on Onion Grow
ing; 86 dries up; and decay is inevitable. field. Still, in time the ground will than a good many men's oaths.-
'Corn-Two Stalks to a mil,Two Ears to a Stalk; : Green Cove Spring.Mr. .
MeUlotus and Stock Raising' ; 87 The cave which is to be the objectof be completely covered again.
.LITE STOCK-Sheep In Nassau County; 87 experiments on a larger scale Mankind needs naval stores and Geiger's count is not disputed,
'l'oULTRT-An Old Fraud in a New Dress; 87 and we are glad he made it, but we
EDrroRUi/-Notes; Cave Storage for Oranges; (smaller ones having already been lumber just as much as it does oranges,
Timber and Climate of regret that he did not give the num-
; Capacity an Orange .
made is owned Mr. but it is and shame to slash a
Tree;; S3 ) by a a pity a
ber of boxes. The distinct point we
MARKETS-For Florida Produce; 88 Briggs in Kentucky, not far from the young tree which is yet thirty or forty
Auction Sales; 89 raised was that no orange tree in the
Cum Torn FOLKS-African Ants; 90 Mammoth Cave. Mr. Briggs states years short of its majority. Yet the
MISCELLAHY-Fancy Packing: Now for a Big Cot- State could produce fifty boxes (equalto
that it has a uniform temperature of turpentine men say that they are mostly
ton Crop;Spotted Sea Trout; 90 eighty-five bushels), and that point
Ova RURAL HOME-A Shank of Beef; Common about 48 summer and winter. The making no money nowadays, and if
Ailments;Bathing; Chinese Wistaria; 91 has not been met. On a tree yield-
THE: FARMERS At.LUNCE-Notea;Government by temperature of Mammoth Cave. remains they had to spread their operationsout
ing much fruit the
the Many; *'Land Hunger" In the United so oranges are
uniform the thin the mature
at 54 throughout by slashing only
States; Postal Savings Banks; 92 small, running from 200 to 250 to the
To Cut Down the Cotton Output; Bob Burdetton year. Oranges and lemons preservedin trees, thereby increasing the expensesof
Some things that Haven't Changed;To box. At 200 to the box Mr. Geiger'stree
the Roads; 93 Briggs' Cave for twelve months the business proportionately to the
THE PIWEBT-Pineapple Culture-No.5; Cost Per would have yielded about 38
Acre; 94 seem to be absolutely, unchanged. receipts, it could not be prosecuted at
GOOD HEALTH-Florida For Invalids;Rubber boxes; at 250 to the box, only about
; .' 95 Several prominent orange growers of all.
JSTATK NEws-Items A Panther Hunt The PerrineGrant boxes.
; ; ; 95 the State are preparing to test it witha There is no doubt that a block of 30

STEPHEN POWERS, Editor. carload or so apiece this summer. trees is a valuable windbreak for an

P. O.Address, Lawtey, Fla. The cave will hold a million boxes, orchard; also that the general destruc- ]7VIarlcets.-

San Antonio perhaps all the orange crop of the tion of forests modifies the climate in
The Herald, a new- .
list State. The result of these experi- respect to the rainfall. But that the
comer on our exchange publishesthe Feb. 2.
remarkable item ments on a commercial -scale will be felling of every tree in Florida would
following : There is no improvement to report.
. "Grape fruit seems to be havinga awaited with great interest. have any effect on the volume and The supply of oranges at all points is
largely in excess of the demand, hence
o.-a velocity of mighty wind which starts
boom just now, and is selling in there is no hope for better prices until
the market as high as oranges by the I Timber and Climate. more than a thousand miles away in shipments cease for a week or ten days.

box. Charles Gailmard has The value of forest protection to Dakota we do not believe. In other Boston's receipts for the past week
just show 50,920 boxes. Receipts for the corresponding -
gathered 40 boxes from one tree orange groves has been demonstratedto words, a hundred acres of dense pine week last year were 18,420.

which he sold for an even $100, and most intelligent growers beyond fur- forest will protect a grove as well as Philadelphia boxes for the reports week, receipts something of unpre-32,500

. left full five boxes upon the tree. ther controversy. The need of tur- a hundred thousand, and leave the cedented. Baltimore reports 23,000, and

Last this pentine and pine lumber for the great remaining 99,900 acres to be cut for New York, 50,500 boxes. Other points,
same tree
year produced 40 both east and west, show correspond
boxes and the year before 45 boxes." uses of civilization is also established lumber if needed. In an ordinary ingly heavy receipts and prices depressed -

-'--.-.-.-- beyond dispute. It is quite possiblefor pine forest no sensible lumberman will with all this we have experienced -
some of the worst weather on
The Home Market prices are not a block of pine trees to be a thou- fell over a dozen or twenty trees in an record. It must be understood that when

high. It is compelled to handle a sand times more valuable as a protec- acre anyhow; the rest will be left to this severe weather sets in everything in
the shape of street sales in the large cities
good deal of tolerably bad stuff now- tion to a bearing than attain their maturity. But the
grove as a source turpen- must stop, and as these street sales cut
adays. The growers pay a compli- of naval stores or lumber. But the tiners are very wasteful. quite an important figure in the placingof

ment to the Home Market when they ... heavy quantities of fruit in the handsof
vast bulk of the pine forests in Floridais --- consumers it is very easy to under-

by implication expect it to get some legitimate food for the axe and the Capacity of an Orange Tree. stand how fruit will accumulate rapidly

money out of this class of stuff for. saw-was created for that purpose, Some time ago an item was printedin when stantly such rushed heavy forward.shipments are con-

them and for itself, too. We noticea so far as the average man is able to this paper stating that Mr. Aaron Under the above conditions all we can

sprinkling of very fair the ascertain the designs of the Almighty Geiger, whose home is in' the vicinityof do is to again advise a suspension of
Athens this had his shipments.
county, on
auction, but it suffers somewhat from I A pine tree reaches its and
I maturity place two orange trees from which he expected -
bad It is safe to thereare NEW YORK, Jan. 30.
company. say becomes the other to about
.. ripe same as any pick 15,000 oranges, or
of for the week end-
Receipts Oranges
not many men in Flcrida who are. product of nature. If it is not ap- 100 boxes, between the two trees. ing to-day aggregate 68,000, a falling off

capable of carrying the enormous propriated to the uses of civilization The FLORIDA DISPATCH, FARMER AND of 4,000 from last week. :Market still

burden that the of the Home FRUIT-GROWER, of Jacksonville, cop continues weak, with heavy receipts and
manager at this period it presently becomes ied the item and then commented on large accumulations, but good, fancy

Market is now carrying. The frost wind-shaken and "doted," and grows it in a style that would make stock meets with ready sale. Fancy In-
hit this institution hard. anyone dian River, $2.50 to 3; Navels, $3 to 3.50;
less valuable each year thereafter. treat the matter as a fish yarn, declar- choice brights, selected sizes, $2 to 2.25;

Gave Storage p. for When circumstances render it conve- ing that two trees never flourished straight lines, $1.50 to 1.75; russets, selected -
Oranges. which could jointly yield 15,000 or- sizes, $1.50 to 1.75; straight lines,
Hitherto we have regarded this sub nient for man to take this tree and $1.25 to 1.37U; Tangerines, $4 to 5; Mandarins -
ject with nothing more than a mild: convert it to his use at this period, he Mr. Geiger, hearing of this, deter- $2 to 3; grape fruit, $1.75 to 2 a

curiosity. Cold storage by artificial ought to do it, and he is a sinner mined to count the oranges on these box.Receipts of Southern vegetables are

means, even in the receptacle most against the bounty of nature if he does trees. light, and market firm on good stock.
On last Monday Mr. Geiger came String beans, $2.50 to 3; green peas, $3 to
nearly resembling a cavern, the massive not. into Green Cove and stated that from 4; squash, $1.25 to 1.50; tomatoes, $1.50

approach to the Brooklyn Bridge "Old fields depleted and abandoned to 3.50; cucumbers, $2.50 to 3.50; lettuce,
one of these trees he had packed and S3 to 4: per barrel; egg plants, $6 to 10.
proved so unsatisfactory that it gaveno by the rapacity of man, are shipped 7,564 oranges There must PALMER, KIVENBURO & Co.

encouragement to the scheme. A quickly reclothed by naturq; with a have been at least 8,000 oranges on

certain limited percentage of the fruit protecting garment of young pines. this tree, as some dropped and a few PHILADELPHIA Jan. 30.
were picked before he undertook to We note very little change in our mar-
will keep until spring but when taken interferes with their
Nothing -growth .
clean the tree, and the smallest and ket since our last report; receipts con-
out it "goes down" so quickly and so except the forest fires, and these only inferior ones were not counted, as i tinue equal to the demand, and poor and
ordinary fruit sell low, but good sound
completely as to render its immediate partially, for if the youngsters can they were not shipped, but kept for well packed stock sell at full quotations. ,

consumption a necessity.The only get two or three years' growth- home consumption. Only those :Mandarins\ and Tangerines scarce and-
which in good demand. We quote: Choice
were shipped-7,564-were
great fault in artificial cold enough to crack their epidermis and
counted. The on the.other bright oranges, $2 to 2.25 per box, with
storage, even under the most favorable thus shield themselves with scales- not oranges exceptional fancy lots higher; fair to
tree were counted, but Mr. Gei-- good, $1.75 to 1.90; choice russets, $1.75
conditions, is its variability. Even they will generally come through the that he is almost that its
ger says sure to 2.00 per box; fair to good,$1.50 to 1.65





t f


sizes 1.25 1.50 box. Tan- . . to 1.65 m m BOSTON Feb..1.
large to per Bright .. .. 1.25 .-..= c:> .... QS ,
gerines large sizes, $5.00 to 6.00 per box; Russet . .. . .. .:. . 1.00 to 1.60 ; Cj..4 oM d; U Cj..4 oM d Blake & for F. F. E.
small sizes to 4.00 box. Manda-\ .0 C q 0 .CJ Ripley
$3.50 per E. L. Goodsell, Jan. 27: .E 0..o.C c:> oa:I .
eins, $3.00 to r box. Grape fruit, ?ii Z m z a :::= rn U ::: Cj..4Q rn) .
brig size Grape fruit. .. .. ..-. . . 60 to 2.20 CJ oX .
when choice and of good CJ oM c:>
Fancy. . .. . .. . .. 1.00 to 1.55 5714 27 1 45 6371 18' 1 40 q .Q. U q .0 .(..).
sell well at$1.75 to 2.25 not Q .0
; poor Bright .. .. . .. . .. .60 to 1.40 6371 27 1 40 6371 38 1 60 00 Z .o.c 00 z
Strawberries few arriving selling 75c
Russet . .. . .. . .. .70 to 1.40Same 5793 33 130 5793 3-1 165 39S 7 12
to $1.25 per quart, as to quality. Vege- 802 22 $125 $1
5793 40 1 50 5793 17 1 25
tables, good demand when choice; poor Jan. 29: 32 145 7362 17 150
2584 26 135 802 24 135
won't pay to ship. Beans, green, $4.00to Tangerines :. .. . . 5.30 5243 11 145 7440 10 130 3892 23 135 7213 18 137

4.50; Refugees, $3.00 to 3.50 per crate. Fancy.. . .. . .. '.' ... .. 90 to"1.70 3061 22 1 10 3061 31 1 20 15 1 50 F 30 1 37
Tomatoes, choice, $2.00: to 3.00; poor Bright . .. . .. .. .. .90 to 1.60 3061 35 145 4026 -1 12.E 5114 10 1 50 2787 77 1 45
stock not selling. Lettuce, $3.00 to 4.50 Russet . .. .". .. .. . .55 to 1.45 2353 39 1 00 2353 19' 1 20 6720 19 1 50 48 1 60
per barrel crate as to quality. Lettuce and 1526 22 1 25 56 1 60
2353 35 1 40 3781 9 1 50
strawberries should be shipped all rah BOSTON. 6103 9 1 50 4393 15 1 62
express;all others A. C. D. all rail.REDFIELD Blake & Ripley for F. F. E., Jan. 26: 3777 22 1 25 3777 28 1 30 2)26;:) 13 1 50 869 18 1 50
3777 19 1 75 3777 31 1 70
& Sox. 2 162 30 125;
Tangerines, halves..3.37 to 3.87
394 31 155 380; 19 110
Navels . .. . .. . .. 2.87 to 3.62 3803 451 65 380j; 21 125:>> 7460 10 150 6460 25:>> 130 .
CINCINNATI, Jan O. Grape fruit .. .. . .. 1.50 to 3.12 380:>> 37 210 3803 18 160 7304 26 155>> 2674 13 112

Our market was never in better condi- Fancy.. .. . .. .. .. .. 1.00 to 2.00 380:>> 25 1 85: 6523 38 1 15:>> 5503 16 175 7414 10 137
tion than it is and Mandarins\ halves..2.25 to 3.37 7432 9 125; 6894 12 137
now, prospects are 6)23;:) 42 130 6323 26 180
very flattering for steady prices for some Bright .. .. .. .. .. 75 to 1.87 6523 48 1 45 6523 20 1 40 5346 9 1 2j; 7532 15 1 37
time to come. Choice brights selling Russet . .. :. .. . .. .75 to 1.75 5396 6 1 30 5717 36 70 2839 12 1 25:>> 7532 30 1 90

$2.00 to 2.25 per box for small sizes, $1.50to Snow & Co., Jan. 26: 5717 30 Bi 5717 29 115 7315 28 1 37' 3599 11 1 37
386 26 125 3)41:) 21 150
2.00 per box for large sizes; russets, Fancy:. . . .. .. .1.37to 2.30Bright. 4385 13 1 20 751 33 1 05 3771 12 150 S 12 137
small sizes, $1.75 to 1.90 per box, $1.50 to .. .. . .. .. .. :.1.20to2.25 5322 14 1 20 5322 29 1 30 1674 30 145 6375 28 137

1.75 per box for large sizes; Tangerines, Russet . .. . ... . .. 1.05 to 2.00 5322 45 1 45 5322 30 1 40 3503 19 1 00 3216 21 1 35 r
very few arriving, find ready sale at Grapefruit. . . . .. 2.12 5322 20 1 45 4879 23 1 45 3216 '32 1 55 3216 30 1 85
$4.00 to 5.00 per box; Grape fruit, $1.50 4879 37 1 45 6343 3 135
to 2.00 box. Same, Jan. 27: 3216 27 1 95 RL'V 19 1 25:>>
per 6239 17 150 6239 30 165
R L 'V1 3 62 4297 29 1 60
Some few strawberries have made Fancy selected California 7030 15 1 50 5601 41 1 45 "
their appearance, but mostly arrived Washington Navels . 1.75 to 2.50 6717 25 1 10 6717 44 1 40 4297 19 1 87 573 32 1 5G
573 22 1 85 1\1 C'V 15 1 75
soft; they, however, found ready buyers (Average 2.34.) 6717 24 130 956 20 125 60
3796 17 1 37 3796 21 1
from $1.00 to 1.50 per quart; tomatoes, Bright . .. . ... .. 1.30 to 1.60 282 48 1 40 4946 12 1 35 3796 2 175 3623 11 150

peck crates, $1.00 to 1.25; cucumbers, Russet . .. .. . .. 1.25 to 1.35 6828 12 1 50 3557 12 1 50 424 9 137 1991 14 137
$2.50 per dozen; wax beans,$3.00 to 4.00 3543 12 1 35 3041 27 1 20
6311 22 1 60 6311 23 2 05
per box; green beans, $3.00 per box. PHILADELPHIA. 3041 33 1 40 5571 29 1 50
300 3274 2 1 87FSL
3274 3
The receipts for the latter have been 11 1 55 4314 10 1 40
E. Roberts for F. F. E., Jan. 27: 2695 6 1 25 FSL 8 2 25

very light, and as there has been consid- Fancy . . .. . .. 1.65 2000 3 1 30 269:>> 2 2 10 4832 10 1 25 3889 6 2 50

erable inquiry for early vegetable the Bright. . ... . .. .. .. 90 to 2.05 5157 2 2 50 4314 2 2 50 3777 30 1 55 3777 29 1 55
past week, I advise shippers to get up Russet. .. .. . . . .1.35 to 2.20 3041 2 75 5571 9 125 3777 21 1 55 1554 21 1 60
small shipments and let them come for- 2000 2 175 6311 24 160
Philadelphia Fruit Auction Company, 1554 24 185 3833 20 150
ward, but bear in mind that you must
Jan. 25: & for F. F. E. Feb. 1 5102 20 1 25 3781 16 1 50
fill packages and get them up as neat as Sgobel Day, :
5.)87 19 125 2812 26 155
you can. Fancy .. . . . .. 1.65 .
rn rn 24 1 60. 4395 20 1 37
NOTES-The Cincinnati Southern have Bright .. ... .. .. ... 1.00 to 1.90 :::= Cj..4 + :::= Cj..4 Q) 7315
22 1 45 6415 7 1 50
again come to the front they rushed a Russet. . .. . . .. . 50 to 1.80 g 00 8 g o 0 4087
; U 0.0 'C .E a .C 6139 20 1 40 5773 6 75
car of oranges from Micanopy\ consignedto CHICAGO. 00 Z !lot 00 Z a 6317 24 137 1592 68 150

Messrs.\ Axline & Markley\ through in Barnett Bros. for F. F. E., Jan. 27: 2787 28 $130" 2787 63 $1 35 1592 30 1 37 1631 19 1 50

four and a half days. This is certainly Bright .. .. ... . .. 1.55 to 2.35 6641 40 1 30 376 22 1 35 5311 12 1 50 3375 17. 1 23
remarkable fast time, and they promiseto 376 34 1 55 6873 17 1 45 3375 53 1 35 5555>> 22 1 40
keep up the good record "if the shippers (Average 2.02.) 5532 20 1 70 7432 9 1 15 5555 11 125:> 6969 22 130

loan the helping hand. This cer- Russet .. .. ... . .. 1.70 to 2.10 2839 12 1 25 2812 16 1 35 3617 30 1 12 3891 10 1 50
tainly should be taken in view by the (Average 201.) 3948 18 150 7532 40 145 2432 12 150 7269 22 155

shippers, and the road that gets your 3988 26 1 45 5793 1 1 30 381 22 1 37 381 30 1 37
fruit to the market on the best time CINCINNATI. 6893 14 1 55 1611 11 1 30 381 13 1 50 3085 10 1 25
ought to be entitled to the shipments. F. & C. Fruit Auction Company (Ax- 7414 27 1 40 495:>> 16 1 35 7063 36 1 75' 7063 29 1 60

Keep up the good record is our advise to line & Maukley\ ), Jan. 25: 1631 15 1 30 6797 45 1 55 7063 62 155 2353 22 1 4523.j3

the C. S., and you will get the stuff. Bright. . .. . . .. .. 1.45 to 2.00 5637 17 120 2432 25 135 37 1 75 2353 5 300

Messrs. Axline & Markley\ are again Russet.. . . .. . .. .'.1.55 to 1.70 308:>> 28 1 40 3900 8 1 40 346 21 1 45 346 39 1 60
the heaviest receivers this season; they Same, Jan. 26: 3891 24 135 3890 27 145 5939 28 1 37 2684 13 1 50
report handling seventy-two cars of or- 7316 20 130 2484 12 115 5793 31 1 25 5793 20 155
. ... . . . .1.52tol.70
anges to date, and still a coming, is the I Bright 2342 4 1 15 1173 15 1 30 5793 aG 1 62 1611 7 1 50
good word from their Florida hustlers.As Russet . .. .. ... .. 1.25 to 1.75 1389 29 1 35 1386 18 1 30 7456 8 150 6894 10 137
the weather has moderated would Grape fruit. .. .. .. .95:>> 1386 33 1 35 R 17 1 20 7440 10 137 S 15 125

advise shippers to make small shipmentsof Same, Jan. 27: R 33 1 45 3276 22 140 5063 7 1 37 5243 15 2 00

early vegetables. UFFMANN. Tangerines.. . .. .. . .4.05:>> 3276 30 155 3216 40 145 4949 22 1 50 4949 28 1 95:>

Grape fruit .... .. .. 1.15 7253 13 1 40 3701 '31 1 70 5199 13 1 50 540 15 150

AUCTION SALES.JACKSONVILLE. Fancy . .. .. . 1.80 to 1.85 3623 15 135 3441 16 160 1393 13 1 50 1393 2.j 1 50

Bright. .. .. . .. .. . 1.90 781 26 125 781 24 140 6744 18 135 6744 18 150
Russet .. .. .. . .. 1.55 to 1.70 590 24 1 30 5694 10 1 40 6484 32 120 6239 41 140

Home Market\ Jan. 29, 1420 boxes: Same for F. F. E., Jan. 28: 4836 41 135 7269 9 135 6239 4 162 6523 26 137

Navels .. .. .. .. .. . 1.70 Bright. . .. . .. . .. 1.45 to 2.00C. 3781 9 135 4718 6 1 30 4691 49 1 50 4691 31 1 45
3218 9 135 3.j23 30 1 50 2367 7 1 25 4060 2.j 1 30
Grape fruit.. to 1.60 & F. Fruit Auction Company, Jan.
Fancy . . .. .. .. .:. .90 to 1.15 29: 7354 10 135 478 5 165 4879 14 1 37 4076 19 1 37
. . .. .. 1.35 980 32 115 980 31 150 5400 22 1 55 7071 21' 1 62
Bright .. .. .. .. .. :. .50 to 1.15 Grape fruit .
. to 1.05:>> Bright. .. .. . .. .. . 1.35 to 1.65 4251 24 95 4251:>> 24 1 15 JKC 26 1,30 JKC 43 160J1cC

Culls and drops .. .. . .. .. 10 to .50 Russet .. . ... . .. .. 1.35 to 1.65 4251 23 125 5932 35 95:>> 31 145 JKC 35 1 50
5932 23 1 20 5932 47 1 35 JLW 26 112 JLW 15 1 37
Same, Feb. 1, 1770 boxes: CLEVELAND. 5932 30 1 15 1391 28 1 35 J L'V 12 2 37 6146 25 1 55

Tangerines... .. .. .. 3.40 Cleveland Fruit Auction Company, 1381 23 1 35 1220 26 1 30 6146 24 1 45 6146 21 1 30
Mandarins\ ..3.05I Jan. 30: A E B 9 1 30 3061 29 1 45 6781 4 1 25 6781 2 1 62

mons.. to 1.85 Fancy. . .. .. .. . .. . 2.10 to 2.50 3061 27 2 00 7416 55 1 25:> 5601 20 130 782 3.3 140

Grape to 1.55 Bright .'. ... .. .. .. . 1.25 to 2.05:>> 7416 68 135 7416 64 140 6717 34 110 6717 24 130

Navels .. .. .. . .. 1.35 Russet. . . . .. .1.20 to 1.90 7416 21 140 7416 20 110 6717 22 145 6717 68 112
Fancy. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.10 to 1.30 Exact quotations are not given in the 7416 38 145 6416 34 140 6717 51 125 6717 56 137
Bright . .. .. . .. . .60 to 1.30 catalogue. 347 19 1 25 347 30 1 60 6717 45 1 37 H B 13 25:>> 1 55

Russet .. . . .... to 1.05 NEW YORK Jan. 29. 347 40 1 55 347 15 1 20 HBB 17 145 HBB 44 175HBB
Culls and drops. .. .. .. 20 to .50 347 35 1 30 347 55 135 57 135 II B.B 18 3 00HB
NEW YORK. Sgobel & Day, for F. F. E.: 347 48 13.) 347 58 125 34 1 2j; H B 7 325

m? tojj 6813 14 1 35 6911 15 1 30 K & F 241 70 1\1\ & G 31 1 37
& for F. F. E. Jan. 28 rz: c> .
Sgobel Day : : o
Cj..4 'V E S 24 1 20
155 55:>>
o oM o o oM oa 6997 3 120 &j57 7 )1 & G 20 1
\' c 0 o a o-0. 0 o 7034 23 1 20 7034 19 1 50 'V E S 18 1 2j; 'V E S 28 150

Maltese Oval . . .. .. 1.55 to.8 Z-.o.C lot! to.22 z 'C Pi 7034 13 165 7034 19 120 VIES 1 150 GWO15 150

Med.\ Sweet .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.00 1710 9 $1 50 7293 25 $1 35 7034 33 135 7034 30 1 45 ,
Grape 1 50 9 135 4421 1 1 70
1625 10 1 70 4272 10 4421
Bright .... .. . .. .. ... .. 1.30 to 2.15 3789 14 1 40 3218 10 1 60 5066 4 2 40 7034 3 2 35 Mr. W. B. Denham and associates

Russet .. .. .. . to 1.60 7354 44 165 5694 10 125 6911 1 235 6997 1 145 have purchased from the State the

Mandarins\ halves. ... .. .90 6012 8 1 50 3449 8 1 50 1217 15 2 45 1217 15 2 55 Miccosukee lake containing about

Same, Jan. 26: 6311 21 165 3341 12 1 70 7469 22 2 95:>> 7469 28 2 75 9,000 acres. It is intended to erect a

Navels." 3950 31 1 40 3950 44 1 55; 4835 12 1 80 6.M7 10 2 10 manufacturing plant and a rice

Grape fruit.:.." :>> 540 45 180 1393 34 140 4329 7 215 4329". 1 95' sugar .
Fancy.." 2.10. 7386 25; 155 '417 10 170 347 11 135 3-17 17 130

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Our youn Foll\s.\ ]pscellany, NEW KODAKS. probably; only a short time will elapse

before their usual plentifulness will be
restored.-Coast Gazette.
African Ants. .
i .

Du Chaillu, in Fortnightly Review: We know a man who had a small c- You press the Orange trees are in bloom at Manatee -

There are a great many species of ants, crop which he handled himself, from } and at St. Lucie a field of pine
of which found in vast 1
bers.some The most are remarkable and num-most picking to packing. He used choice M \ bullcn, apples has a third of its plants in blos-

dreaded of all is the bashikouay, a most boxes, costing 4 or 5 cents more than do the rest. som, giving promise of an early crop.

voracious creature, which carries nothing the common pine crate box. If a we __ -.* .*

away, but eats its prey on the spot.It box was a little rusty or knotty he laidit Have BEECHAM'S PILLS ready in the house-

is the dread of all living animals of aside for his fruit.; For his Seven, few Styles and Sizes hold;
the forest-the elephant, the leopard, the poorest ALL LOADED WITH Transparent Films.
gorillas, and all the insect worldandman fancy oranges he selected the smoothest For sale by all Pholo. Stock Dealers. NOTICE OF INSOLVENCY.IN .

himself is compelled to flee before boxes. The result was that all THEEASTMANCaMPANSenti ,
the advance of these marauders or to through the glut his fruit sold at 25 to for Catalogue. ROCHESTER,N. Y. DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA.)
protect himself bv fire and boiling wa- cts. above the usual for the IIEREAS, Chas. V.'. DaCosta, administrator
50 prices w\
of the estate of Geo. C. Goodrich, deceased,
ter. It is the habit of the bashikouay to
same grade of fruit. He said to us : The exception becomes the generalrule. late of the county aforesaid, having filed in the
march through the forest in a long, reg- of the of said writ-
office County Judge county a
ular line, about two inches broad or more "I suppose I could have saved a dollar Instead of one man pitchinginto ten suggestion of the insolvency of said estate,

and often miles in length. All along upon these ten boxes by buying cotton planting on a larger scale notice is hereby given to all persons having claimsof
nature whatever against said estate, to file
the line larger ants, who act as officers, cheaper ones, and by slighting and than ever, every other man does the the any same, duly authenticated, in the office of

stand outside the ranks and keep the sin- rushing I could have added five same. Sequence: The clamor for a County Judge of said county on before the 8th
D., at which time there will
gular army in order. If they come to a day of April,A. 1892
place where there are no trees to shelter boxes more to my day's work, whichat reduction of cotton acreage, havingthe be a pro rata administrator payment to creditors entitled thereto -
and the discharged.
them from the sun, the heat of which 20 cts. a box would count another opposite effect to what it was in Witness, my name as County Judge of said

they cannot bear, they immediately bur- dollar. But I have added $4 to $5 to tended, becomes a curse instead of a county, this 28th day of September, A. D., 1891.

row underground and form tunnels. It the market value of my oranges by ble ssing. tai-6m W.County D. OWEN Judge.,

often takes more than twelve hours for The that resolves downin
this So man deep
upon plan. seeI
one of these armies to pass. When they you Notice of Incorporation.Notice .
have saved and his heart to make his supplies on
grow hungry, at a certain command, really $2 perhaps $3 is hereby given that the undersigned .
which seems to take place all along the by using the best boxes I can buy, the farm, regardless of what every persons have formed a corporation under the

line at the same time,the long file spreads picking, wrapping and packing my other man may do, and sticks to it, general incorporation law 01 the State of Florida.

. itself through tho forests, in a front line, fruit carefully and nicely, hooping first, last and all the time, will be the The name and Manufacturing of this incorporation Company.shall"be Its"FloridaCar princi-

and attacks and devours all it overtakes man.-So. Live Stock pal places of busines shall be at Jacksonville and
them and lucky Journal.
with a fury that is quite irresistable. All neatly, finally marking themin Green Cove Springs. The general nature of the
clean He k .H business to be transacted is the manufacturing,
the other living inhabitants of the forest a tasty manner.
sale and leasing of railroad cars
flee before it. I myself have had to run clinched his argument by producing Spotted Sea Trout. coaches purchase,rolling stock and railroad equipment of

for my life. Their advent is known be- his statements of sales all through the Next to the channel bass the spottedsea every description; the conducting of a general
forehand the still forest becomes alive lumber and milling busines,and the general busi-
Carolinensis is
; trout (Cynocion )
He of manufacturing and repairing ,
season. got as high as $1.50 net, ness wagons
the tramping of the elephants, the flightof a favorite fish, both for the table .and carriages, vehicles, tools, and wood and iron
while the
the antelope or of the gazelle, of the lowest was only a few cents work of every description, including the power
leopard, of snakes, all the living world, under a dollar, for russets. And as a game fish. The fish is very to hold buy, mortgage or otherwise convey real

in the same direction where the other such loss is one which is nobody's handsome both in shape and color. It and including personal repairs property,also,house ship building building of of all all kinds kind,

animals are fleeing away. I remember gain. In case of overproduction is more active in its motions than the including repairs. The amount of capital stock
well the first time I met these bashikouaysin authorized is one hundred and fifty thousand
their raid. I knew consumers get goods cheaper; but in bass. Color a glittering silver on the ($150,000))dollarsdivided into fifteen hundred(1,5(0))
not then
attacking shares, of hundred($ )dollars each. Eighty
sides with rows of black spots near one zoo
what was in store for me. I was hunt- case of hurried picking and jump on- thousand ($80,000))dollars in the par value of said
ing all alone, when suddenly the forest the-box packing, the consumer gets' the back, which is dark. It weighs stock shall be payable in the following property

became alive in the manner I have des- cheaper fruit is damaged, from two to bventy pounds, bites a to-wit of:J.The G.present and M.established C. Blain, Trustees business,at and Green goodwill

cribed above; a sudden dread seized me; and would themat mullet readily and is a vigorous fighter Cove Springs, Fla., as manufacturers of cars,
I did know what all this meant. Some many people not use rolling stock and other articles, including the
convulsion of nature to take all. One day this week Mr. Jones, when hooked. The best time for machinery, buildings, tools, plant, stock, con-
was goining choses in action and all other chat-
catching it with hook and line is tracts, leases, ,
place. I stood still in the hunting-path, our freight agent, showed us a lot of sum tels and assets of said trustees now invested or

resting on my gun, when all at once, as boxes, in some of which the orangeswere mer and fall. It is very susceptibleto engaged in said business,the valuation of which

if by magic, I was covered with them and burst open and the juice running the influence of cold, chilling at a eighty said property thousand is($80,000)fixed )by dollars.the incorporators The balance at of

bitten everywhere._ I fled in haste for the floor and the other temperature which the northern lake said capital stock is to be paid in in cash in re-
dear life in the same direction tho animals upon through sponse to such calls as may be made from time to
and fish would in. IuWing
The boxes sea delight time by the direction of the corporation. The
had taken, and the middle of a oranges. were begrimed,
the remarkable cold of highest amount of indebtedness or liability
stream became my refuge. Their man- and through the cracks one could see spell Janu- which the corporation can at any time subject
ner of attack is an impetuous leap, and the wrapping torn leav- ary, 1886, upon the second day of the itself is three hundred and fifty thousand($550,000))
paper away,
dollars, exclusive of its capital stock. The com
instantly the strong pinchers are fastened cold thousands of these fish
came to
ing the fruit exposed. The freight shall commence its existence at the time of
and they only let go when the piece the surface of the Halifax River so Tiny with the Secretary of State, of the State of
gives way. They even ascend to the topsof agent was hesitating about receivingthem Florida, and the county clerks of Duval and Clay
the trees for their prey. This ant for shipment. Here was a clear benumbed as to be utterly unable to counties, Florida, copies of these articles;and its
swim and drifted in shore the tide existence shall terminate in ninety-nine((99))years
seems to be animated by a kind of fury; case of contract packing, and we on thereafter, unless lawfully extended. The busi-
which causes it entirely to disregard its wondered what the fate of this fruit were picked up in any quantity desired -: ness of the company shall be conducted by a
own safety, and seek only the conquestof animals and birds.So I board of three directors who shall be elected at
would be in the market, and whatit by men, the annual meeting of the stockholders, which
its prey. Sometimes men condemnedto great was this destruction shall be held at such time as the by-laws may
have been in the hands of the
death on account of witchcraft are might provide. The undersigned shall compose its first
made fast to a tree, and, if an army of careful packer mentioned above.-San trout they are, as compared with board of directors, who shall serve until their

hungry lasliikouays passes, in a short Antonio Herald. former years, scarce at the present successors are elected. JOHN G. BLAINM.

time only his bare skeleton remains to time. Their fecundity is so great that C. BLAIN,
tell the tale.OONSOMPTO'L. --.0"- i-7-5t GEO. G. GLEASON.

Now for a Big Cotton Crop.

If history repeats itself the crop of : SYMPTOMS OF

cotton that will be grown in 1892 will

I have a positive remedy for the above disease; by its be a large one. Selfishness predominates

use thousands of cases of the worst kind and of long in the human heart. There will /
Blinding have been cured. Indeed is 9C011SU'JPTJON !!?}
so strong my fait r. ..
In ita efficacy that I will send TWO BOTTLES FEEE,tmh be a disposition on the part of the
a VALUABLE TREATISE on this disease to any snf- planter who does not know from experience i
ferer who will send me their Express! and P.O.address.T. J
A. Slocum, M. C., 1S3 Pearl St., N. V, the advantage of a diversityof
( Of" TIlE BR..U1.1. THE nIAI.jrOf11( a photograph).
crops, to plant a large crop of cot
In i Healthy Qmdition. With Paresis Ltsfons.

: FENCIINCa ton, taking it for granted that he will Restlessness!! ,a feverish feeling,sleeplessness,j periodic headaches, dizziness, dimness of vision
G be the only man that will do so, and ringing in the ears, difficulty in thinking, trouble In remembering names and the faces even of
friends. The victim of Paresis is often shocked by little noises and
or trifling things
: WIRE RGPE S IVA. E. the enhanced price that is expected, The nervous system is often in such condition i that very slight causes,or even no cause at all,
by reason of the general reduction of may excite to sudden outbursts of anger. A feel hub; of pressure upon the brain is frequently
?ollo\ved by seasons of despondency,mental depre scion; alternating with periods wild,Illusive
will him ahead. Wise in
acreage, put hopes. When the brain begins to consume or deca.y.many of these symptons become aggravated.
his own conceit, yet a fool, he says to The world seems strange or different from what it was in the past, thought becomes A positive
,-tTort and life an intense burden.
himself, "everybody is going to plant 'The needs unusual Is demanded.
system soothin, toning, and bInd lildlng up. Something
more corn and less cotton; this will here is where the great difficulty has ahrays L cen-to find something pure and yet positive
cotton I will land I In Its results. The late Prof Theirs, of Dartmouthvrstigation College realized this when he began his in- .
put up. put my which resulted in the discovery of }'line's Celery Compound. He knew men and
all in cotton and make by it." Suchis women required something heretofore unknown t 0<( the world,and his great discovery has fur-
RABBIT POULTRY FJSNCI3MeSCLLQ niched! it. This compound checks Paresis,even 1 after It has secured a foothold in the system.
Thus it
has been in the
rrelAt ra1& WOTU WIK1 FE3CK CO..CIIICJUQ man. past. Taken on the approach of the first symptoms it 1 all positively prevent their increase. Its high
The presumption is strong that what endorsements by the medical fraternity and the cu ires! it Is affecting easily Account for its wonder 4'\

DO you need stationery of any kind-paper has been in the past will be again. rut popularity and the unusual stir It has caused i: this community. -...- ;"
pens and ink 1 If so, send to DaCosta Printing -
and Publishing House,Jacksonville Fla Every other man reasons likewise. DIAMOND DYES are Strong pest, Simplest. Fastest. w



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convenient form. They must have a and laid over the eyelid. Moisten few days after, is the time for cold

I\UlIal I }fiome.A fresh bone each time for soup, and again as it dries. This, if used before sponging of the back below the waist

when we consider the fuel necessary, the sty gets well under way, will and the hip muscles, and a finish by

SHANK OF BEEF. soup becomes anything but economi- generally drive it away.-Good House- rubbing with alcohol or bay spirit is

cal.-Good Housekeeping. keeping. not at all out of the way. Such treatment

-. .>-- rH transforms girls from lumpish
Nutritive and Economical.The .
COMMON AILMENTS. Bathing.The awkward creatures to supple, vivaciousones

possibilities in a shank of beef rule that cold bathing is safe if they are not educated to death

are hardly known to the general public. Home Treatment Which Should for Many be Re-of Them when followed by good reaction is not over their book. Glow which reminds .

The good man pays a quarter for it in membered.If wholly sound. I recall a woman who I one of the colors of night-shade, disappear -

the country town, and if his wife is a troubled with headache, try the used to take baths of the coldest well under this practice, and grace-

wise woman, and they are beginnersin simultaneous application of hot waterto water daily and find great refreshmentfrom ful carriage results from the improved

housekeeping, two will feast thereonfor the feet and back of the neck. them, who afterward charged elasticity the hip and leg muscles.
a week. But if she is a foolish weakness of the heart and general -New York Herald.
Asthma be greatly relieved by
woman she will say: "What an enormous may debility to this excessive stimulus.Dr. J '"
soaking blotting or tissue in
soup bone! My pa only boughta strong saltpetre water dry paper it then Shoemaker says all the personshe Chinese Wistaria.
ten cent bone for a family of six, has known who boasted of breakinga
burn at night in the sleeping room. One of the most beautiful orna.
and this is three times as much for film of ice to take their baths died
The following is a good liniment for mental vines is the Chinese Wistaria,
two. What waste there will be. doubtless felt
early, yet they good
chilblains: One ounce of camphorgum Wistaria Sinensis. It is a native of
But the wise woman slowly stews reaction at the time. It is doubtfulif
four fluid ounces of olive oil. China and Japan, and when first
the entire shank in a great pot, and any grown person, allowed free
Dissolve together by a gentle heat brought to this was named
when it is tender adds a little salt and choice, ever persisted in cold bathing country
and apply to the afflicted Wistaria in honor of Dr. Wistar a
parts. ,
cooks again for a time. She then re which left a chill. It is safer to say,
For a cut take powdered resin botanist of Philadelphia. This
moves the pot from the fire, takes out take a cold bath only when it is abso-' mag-
pound it very fine, and spread or sift nificent climber is a very rapid grower
the meat and slips the bones. delicious in anticipation and
away lutely
it over the cut; wrap a piece of soft and a profuse bloomer. The flowers
When the meat is cold and cuts nice actual .
linen around it, and wet in cold water enjoyment.If hang in racemes eight inches in
and she will cut it in small bits would have fair
neatly, you vigorous, ,
quite often. This will prevent inflam- length. Each flower in the cluster is .
and pack it in an ,earthen pan. She healthy children make their, baths a
ation and soreness.If shaped like a sweet pea and is of a
may reject fat and gristle; that is as diversion, having the room and water
a poison has been accidently pearly lilac color. They are quite
suits her taste. that in it
kept so warm they can play I
swallowed instantly drink a pint of fragrant. The flowers
In the meantime the liquor in which to their hearts' content. Do not hurry I appear very
warm water in which has been stirreda early in the spring, before the foliageis
the meat was cooked has been strained, them out of it, for water is a stimulusto
of salt and quite developed. It is
teaspoonful one or two a mohthly,
to remove'any bits of bone and tonic to muscles and
or objectionable growth a
of mustard. A half glass of sweet but the blossoms are prettiest in the
feature which careful skim Half hour in
oil will render poisons harm. nerves. an a room spring. A large vine covered with
ming has not previously taken away.It heated to 80 degrees at the walls and
these bright purple flowers is a grand
has been cooled and the fat removed less.There free from draughts and cracks, with
are many simple and effective sight. :As many as four hundred and
from the Now of this allowed to fall below
top. part liquoris water not 85
disinfectants, among which are: coffee sixty clusters of flowers have been
added to the in the time the children
meat pan just degrees at any per-
pounded and burned on an iron plate counted on one vine.
enough to cover it, and all is warmed mitted to get in and out of the tub
sugar burned on hot coals, vinegar This climber is quite hardy but
together, then set away to get cold. and run about to spatter and frolic, is '_
It be left in the in whichit boiled with myrrh and sprinkled on of when very small it is best to cover
can physical
same pan as good a system development
the and floor and furniture of a sick-
slightly in the fall. It requires no
was prepared. It will slip out all as you can devise for all under
The remainder of room. covering when well established. Early
right. the liquoris 12 years of age.
For severe hemorrage from the nose, in the spring that wood which showsno
saved for soup stock, gravies, sea- The bath is woman's best antidoteto
try holding the arms of the patient up sign of putting forth leaves shouldbe
sonings, etc.: pain, the tonic for her strength and
over the heard for five minutes at a and the vine tied
cut out neatly
The meat in the pan should be sea preservation of freshness. Chronic up.
time. A small piece of ice wrappedin The AVistaria: can be propagated from
soned with salt, pepper, and any herbs irregularities and periodic attacks of
muslin and laid the
directly over also from the seed. Before
which are relished. It will be cut in pain seldom refuse to yield to a course
top of the nose, will usually give planting the seed they should be
solid slices when needed, will slip ea- of varied baths. From the time girls
sily from the pan and in this form relief.A enter their teens preliminary aches soaked in warm water for twelve

makes a neat and palatable pressed very small shampoo is made of and languor call far hot footbaths that hours; then from one end of the seed

beef for the supper table. It is supe- salts of tarter, white castile soap, bay are footbaths. The best foot tub I chip off a small piece of the outside
and lukewarm water. The salts covering or hull, being careful not to
rior to the canned goods on the mar rum ever saw was the three gallon tin cans

ket, and will be found much cheaper.For will remove the dandruff, the soap in which peppermint oil comes for injure the kernel. Keep the seedbed

breakfast put a spoonful of will soften and clean the hair thor druggists, which allows the legs to be well watered until the plants begin; to

butter or bacon drippings in the frying oughly, wh ile the bay rum will pre immersed to the knees. Such a leg grow nicely. The advantage of chipping .
vent taking cold.A with and the hull of this seed is, they will
pan. When hot add a spoonful of bath taken a very warm soap

flour, stir until brown and if salt be simple remedy for neuralgia is to water sitz bath on retiring, wiping on sprout in a few days after planting.

added now it will brown more readily. apply grated horse-radish to the temple warm towels and getting immediatelyinto Before I adopted this plan, I have
known these seeds lie in the
Make a smooth, thin brown gravy when the face or head is affected, or a warm bed with hot bricks or to groundfor

with cold water, to which add some to the wrist when the pain is in the soapstones, is a hygiene which stealsa months. without sprouting.SarahBrandis.

of the pressed beef, with a small quantity ,arm or shoulder. Prepare the horse- countermarch on acute disorders, .

of the soup stock, and the result radish in the same manner as for which ruins a girl's scholarship, good
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh
is a delicious stew for breakfast. table use. looks and comfort for years.

The pressed beef will also be found, For soft corns, dip a piece of linen In contradiction to nearly all doc. that Contain Mercury,

a ready help for hashes. It is good I cloth in turpentine, and wrap it tor's advice on the subject, I say don't as mercury will surely destroy the

for the cold dinners which some must around the toe on which the corn is finish the hot bath with a cool doucheor sense of smell and completely derangethe

have, and for sandwiches for tea. It situated every night and morning. It sponge in cases where there is acheor whole system when entering it

is always ready, keeps well, looks will prove an immediate relief to the pain, however slight. Warmth is through the mucous surface. Such

nice, and is tender and appetizing.Now pain and soreness, and the corn will vitality and anodyne to pain. Rather articles should never be used excepton

about the liquor which may have disappear after a few days. have a robe of Turkish towelling to prescriptions from reputable phy-

been retained for soup stock. It An excellent cough mixture is com- slip over the nightgown warmed for sicians, as the damage they wilt do is

should be firm, clear jelly and in this posed of the following: One pound sleeping. If it leaves the girl so warm ten fold to the good you can possibly

form keeps for some time, but if it of figs (chopped fine), one pound of that she can sleep with the window derive from them. Hall's Catarrh

has been used also for the pressed loaf sugar, one pint of Jamaica rum open, so much the better for her com- Cure, maunfactured by F. J. Cheney

beef, there will remain enough for two poured over the figs and sugar. Let plexion and wellbeing.Fresh & Co., Toledo, 0., contains no mer-

soups. A cook having the least bit of. it[ stand twelve hours, then strain and air by night and day is far cury, and is taken internally, and acts

French or German blood in her veins, bottle. A teaspoon i every hour or more wholesome tonic than any directly upon the blood and mucous

knows how to make soup 365 days in amount of cool bathing. The first approach surface of the system. In buying

the year, and yet have -no two soups two.When you feel the prickling painon of malaise with girls should be Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get

alike. A small quantity of soup stock : the eyelid that announce the coming signal for prompt curative practice of the genuine. It is taken internally,

goes a long ways with the skillful soup of a sty, use as an application the kind named. This prevents the and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J.

maker. American cooks are extravagant very strong black tea, or simply the flushings and pimples, the headachesand Cheney .& 'Co.1YSold .

in the use of soup stock, and tea: leaves, moistened with a little fractiousness of growing girls. by Druggists, price 7c.

know little of the art of straining it in water, put! in a small bag of muslin When malaise wholly disappears or a per bottle.

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Otyfflfl OF THE STATE FARMERS AUtffillCE RflD IflDUSTrpIi UfllOfl.J

"Agriculture is the Basis of Wealth." No. 5.
Vol VI

convention corn and bacon, ye one-horse cotton< : and it will continue to be a cause of were open for allotment of home-
In the Memphis cotton ,
farmer raisers! And so it goes. The race failure so long as "it is retained and steads. When, as in Ashland, AVis.,
Allen Mississippi
Mr. a
a should avoid debtas between American ingenuity and i industry wherever retained. It is not so much< last winter, men and women stand in
k said: "The would farmer Interest is too on the one hand and America; that the few to whom power is delegated line, ankle deep in snow, all day and
he a'leper.
but credit is too cheap. The rascality on the other. If the cotton to do wrong, as the danger that all night, from Thursday until Satur-
high, afford to big interest harvester is a success, and I see i no they may do wrong-the fact that they< : day, waiting for their turn to register;
speculator can pay be have the legal to do so-whi< and when the Secretary of the Interiorat
and take chances, but the man who reason why it should not two crops power
his living out of the ground cannot of cotton will put the price down :so renders the public distrustful of reform a later date was compelled to close
digs for loth to enter them, and the land-office because it was in pos-
chances. I that the that five cents will be a good price organizations,
of each other session of a mob who only became
distrustful ,
farmer should begin to live hard before the best grade. This machine, backed< makes persons
and industry after in them. such because of their eager desire for
The is as it is by Southern pluck they are
he makes his question ,,
crops. coupled with Northern manufacture The farmers of the United Stat the registrati6n of their .names, thereis
shall live hard before, or ,
when we ,
alive the benefits of proof of a craze for land which
will to <
I and Northern money, completely are as keenly
t to
make prefer
after we our crops.
class of but nothing else in the previous history of
advance mine. The thingto revolutionize Southern agriculture. organization as any ;
take an on
let of them are instinctively distrustful this country has paralleled.From"The
In conclusion, me urge many
is do
do to "
you, brother farmers, to study closely; of the-efficacy of an organiz- Farmer on Top, by Erastus
If I may be her"e indulged in the the conditions which surround us ;as tion-a political organization Wiman, in North American Reviewfor

* expression of an individual opinion, individuals and a .class. Stop long control of which, and particularly July. '
I will state it very briefly. I believe enough to catch a glimpse of the tide of its political function, is put I Postal Savings Banks.
that an adherence to the contraction which is bearing us onward; see whither< into the hands of a few. Can you
brother if bark blame them? The existence of giant The establishment of a system of
ist policy, dictated by the money thou art drifting, ; your
, power, by both existing parties, will is floating out toward the high sea of monopolies in the State and nation postal savings depositories is again
result in a new party, which will receive prosperity, go on; but if it is carryingyou proves that organization controlled bf) recommended by Postmaster For
time does not bring that equal and Wanamaker in his annual report.
practically the entire voting over the cataract of purchase: minority
debt and despair to all for which we 25 years petitions have poured in upon
strength of all the productive indus into a whirling abyss of greatest good pray.
tries of the country. That such ;a stop, I beg you, in the name of: Can it be that a form of organization the department asking that this of the be
would have absolute control of our common brotherhood, and for the which proves so faulty, which prove: done. Nearly every nation
party wife and little productive of monopoly when applied world has such a system, and in all it
public affairs goes without saying, and sake of your ones, stop ,
then I believe more than ever the con Reverse your engine! Turn the to the State, will prove any different- has been of inestimable benefit to the
servative influence of the educationalwork throttle if it bursts wide open! will change its nature and become a plain people. Among other examplesof
;, of the Alliance would be neces- Change! Switch off! Do something!" mother of plenty-when applied to a its value cited in the report is that

to keep legislation within safe< -Southern Farmer.Government reform organization? Will it nog of Canada, which established the sys-
bounds sary and direct it in safe channels. rather promote the growth of little tem in 1868. In the first year there
the Alliance by the Many. monopolies within the order? were 81 such institutions, with an aggregate -
To that end may live,
Allianceman writes the Pacific balance to the credit of depositors -
An to *-*
die. M. G. ELLZEY in
. and National not Economist.- : Rural Press as follows: The "Land Hunger" in the United< of $205,000. Now there are 638,

farmers' Alliance in this State is reputed States. with deposits aggregating $22,000-

A New York paper remarks respecting to have some 3 ,000'members; But in the face of the great increase 000.The
the latest addition to the Astor yet the decision as to what politics' in the demand for produce, impliedby < cost of management averages
family that it is heir to $150,000,000, declarations it should make was given, the growth of cities and towns, annually but one-quarter of one per
and it may serve a good purpose to and its laws were made, in 1890, by there stalks into sight an apparition in cent. on the balance due to depositors.The .

illustrate this by the use of a few fig- about 45 persons, and this last year by; the shape of another condition, so un advantages of these institutions to

ures: At 6 per cent. the interest is not over 130, I think. A carefully; expected and so startling as hardly to< Canada are succinctly given in a letter
$9,000,000 per year, or $30,000 per prepared proposition to give the membership be credited. This is nothing more from the deputy postmaster general of
day for, say, 300 working days. It of the order a chance to pass nor less than a realization of two important that: country in the following terms:
: therefore would require 20,000 work- upon the political demands and the facts: (i) The extent of the< First, to the people personally: (i)

ingmen at $1.50 per day to pay the, State lavs'of the order before they; exhaustion of arable soils; ((2)) the< Absolute security from loss; (t) con-
interest, and somebody must pay it. became authoritative proposition hardly realizable circumstance that no venience of making deposits; (3) repayment -

Or look a little further. When this '-10: put the power to make them authoritative more new wheat lands remain unoccupied not {affected by change of
baby is 21 years old the $150,000,000 : into the hands of the membership in the United States. In other residence; (4) safety against persona-
. has doubled twice and it is $$ooooo-, of the order' in this State- words, if a farmer's son or a' newcomer tion and fraud; (5) prevention of poverty -
000. Then an army of 80,000. men rs widely published previous to the< seeks to secure land that will : ,or temporary want, by developing
must work to pay this interest, but State Alliance meeting the year past,, probably produce bread, to do so he habits of thrift and saving; (6) gives,
we must have at least $i per day for was presented to the Committee on must displace an occupant already in where no other banks exist, a means
, the laborer and his family for subsist- Amendments to the Constitution and possession or go without. That a of ready and safe deposit; (7) discourages -

t ence. Then it will take an army of By-laws at the meeting, but was not "land hunger" should at this early reckless and speculative expenditures -
; 240,000 laboring men to keep this even reported by the committee to the( date in the history of the country exist ; (8) educates the young and
fortune up, allowing each laborer to State Alliance so that the delegates; and be unappeased, would seem untrained to a knowledge of the use
:ti be a man of family and five to the ould pass upon it. The changes in impossible on a continent whose land and management of money.

, family, it follows that no less than the: State Alliance Constitution recom areas were supposed to be illimitable, To the country: (i) The people
1,200,000 persons are interested in the mended by President Cannon, approved and whose soil was supposed to be in- receive the profits (interest) of their
, fortune of the i5o-times-a-millionaire by the committee and adopted exhaustible.: That no lands are available savings when used as a public investment -

baby. And this is called an advanced by) the State Alliance, were mainly in is a conclusion so unexpectedand ; (2) the country's wealth is kept
F age of civilization. the direction of depriving the membership ; so extraordinary that it is no wonder growing[ within itself; ((3)) by the wide

: ; of the order of power over their people doubt the truth of such a distribution of these savings money
; "And now we hear a rattle and own welfare, and of putting that power statement. Yet that a land hunger of thus invested, can promptly reach
f rustle in the wind "ah! lo and behold into the hands of one man, the Presi- the keenest character does exist is points needing it suddenly from local

; the ninth wonder of the world! Jeff dent. This may have been wise;: time proved in numerous sections, and perhaps causes; ((4)) in remote places, stringency
, Welborn is coming mounted on aTexasinventedNorthernmadecotton will tell. more vividly than by anythingelse from too limited banking facilities is
The putting of the control of questions by the scenes which occurred at prevented or lessened; ((5)) the laboring

harvester, astride a row of his 'pet' affecting the welfare of all, into the opening of the Territory of Oklahoma people feel a direct personal interestin
cotton! Six acres a day! Cotton from the hands of a few has been the'main two years ago, and which have the stability of the country; (6) fcec-

: boll to bale only $1.25! Get out of :cause of the failure of the various reform since been repeated with terrible tionalism among the less intelligent
the way, 'nigger!' Go to "school, poor organizations which have sprung earnestness on every occasion upon I classes is lessened by continual and

white children.. Hie to the hills of up in this country in the last 30 years; which the government land-offices. close touch with a common financial

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institution; ((7)) by special investmentthe actment of such laws as they, in their in the sunshine on the doorstep. RICH FLORIDA LANDS
people's savings may be.made the' wisdom, may think best calculated to Taking a deliberate aim at the
foundation of securities for financial accomplish the following results: Marauder, she fired a third stone,
institutions or loans for municipal 'First-The adoption among us of which met the School-Ma'am as she y
improvements or special national un the Australian or some similar systemfor came running out to see what was the
dertakings. the regulation of land titles and matter, and catching her under the
Following in the line of the last paragraph transfers, so as to render these evi- trimmed side of,her hat, Grassed her. 3
the Postmaster General suggests dences of property as secure and as At this, the Old Woman shrieked and
that the law should provide that all easily and cheaply transferrable as ran into the house, while the Rude
such deposits should be transferred to state and corporate bonds and stocks Girl, overcome with Convulsive

the United States Treasury, and that now are. Laughter, fell backward from the
"the Secretary of the Treasury shall 'Second-To secure more effectually limb, and, dropping heavily to the
keep account of deposits by States, than at present all the rights and ground, would have Broken her Back
and, to put the money in circulation, privileges appertaining or in any war had she not leaped so quickly to her I
shall offer the funds arising in each belonging to the land (for example the feet to see if anybody was looking.
State as a loan to the national banksof right to gain and the power to dispose Having assured herself that He was
the same State, at a rate of interestto of it as secured by law in Germany) to Not Looking, she burst into tears and
be fixed by him, and these sums I owners of land for their sale and use wept all the way Home.
Farmers and Think.
shall be declared trust funds and shall ,and disposal. l\Ioral-This fable teaches that with
be a preferred claim against the assets uThirdThat all the agricultural the Changed Condition of Things, and WHY Spend the best years of your
of the banks." lands be classified and permanent the altered Relations of the Sexes in life cultivating the Soils of the frozen

Such a system would be a blessingto valuation for taxation fixed upon practical e, Woman still retains unimpaired North and West raising crops on which
the South, which has very few.sav them, as was done in: England by an I many of her Superior quali- the freight is often not realized, when
ings banks and these only in its large act of parliament in 1692, and thereafter ties.-Ladies' Home Journal. you can buy land from the undersigned,
towns. Were it once established its for a period of thirty three yearsno ---- S*- rich and[ fertile as any known lands,
workings would soon be understood, improvements of agricultural lands To Improve the Roads. and where you can raise a crop that the

and then its people in its great sparsely be subject to assessment and taxation. Have you ever noticed, when driv- United States Government will pay a
settled areas would, like those of Can. ,'Fourth-That to meet the present ing through the pine woods, portionsof BOUNTY of$00 on each acre.

ada, become habitual depositors, and prospective division of cotton, the road which are vastly better for HOLD On, this isn't all. You can sell
greatly to their own benefit and to the threatening bankruptcy, a moderate driving than others, although the the said crop right there in your home
good of their respective States.-Man- license tax be placed on cotton acreage character of the land was the same? market for $250 per acre. You ask for
ufacturers' Record. for a period of four years, liftingthe Did you ever think that it was the the "How" and the "Wherefore."
a burden of taxation from all other pine needles, or pine straw, which Quite right-facts and figures count best.

To Cut Down the Cotton Output.A crops and restraining the unprofitable had fallen into the track and made Plant the Land with Sugar Cane.
convention of cotton dealers and culture of cotton." quite a good foundation was what
planters in Augusta, Ga Jan. 27, This last action was amended so as caused the difference? Of course TO OLD Farmers and careful perusers -
the and to careful consideration by of papers, the fact that there is now
adopted following preamble suggest this is an old story, and we have all
resolutions. The fourth resolution is the legislatures of the subject of a cot- heard it often told, but now arises the established near Kissimmee, Fla., the

worthy of note. In fact, all of themare ton tax. question, why is not nature assisted. St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale
> news.Ve are talking to all
deserving of careful perusal, for, and the needles gathered from a our
though veiled in obscure and involved Bob Burdett on Some Things that larger tract than that immediately friends. Sugar cane can be raised as
Haven't Changed.An cheaply as corn and Uncle Sam will
phraseology, they have a profound jacent the road, and laid quantities? ,
significance: Old Woman one day found a This, too, is being answered. Directly pay you a bounty of two cents per pound
'WHEREAS The extensionof Rude Girl in her favorite on the manufactured sugar. The St.
,enormous sitting Apple east of Eustis is a large populationand
cotton culture has so cheapened 'Tree, enjoying the delicate flavor of a majority of these have to use Cloud plantation in Osceola Co.,Fla.,
that product as to cause widespread Stolen Fruit. "Rash Maid," ex- Orange avenue, the eastern part of I averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar to the
financial depression, seriously affect- claimed the Old Woman," do you not which, say from the Whitney place 'acre last year, and it will go 5,000
this .
ing all branches of industry in the 'know what happened to your Grandmother to B.. O. Hall's, is one of the heaviest pounds year.METHODS
South, and the outlook reveals no for eating Fruit without permission roads about Eustis. On Tuesday a ? This isn't the only big
limit to the constantly increasing pro ?" And then in soft and number of our people who live out I chance of your life, however. The
duction and unprofitableness of this persuasive language, somewhat dislocated that way had a "bee," and commenced I cultivation of rice lands about Kissimmee -
culture, and, inasmuch as this is by the instability of a misfit covering the road from Mr. is to become an assured, profitablefact.
largely due to the absence of that Upper Set, the Old Woman kindly Hall's, working toward Eustis. Even There is no richer or better
mastership in husbandry which alone requested the Young Scapegrace to 1 these few teams did a vast deal of I truck and market-garden lands in the
profitably controls and Directs labor come down and receive the worst work, and other people who live east world than the land on the rich overflow
and regulates production to large Trouncing she ever danced under. of Mr. Hall's seem delighted at the or bottom lands about Kissimmee. -
areas, the titles to which going moreor But the Rude Girl, who was one of good idea.-Lake Region. Write, for confirmation, to Col.
less as a matter of doubt, are ob- the: Tulu tribe, and could whistle tunes -- *.* A. K. McClure, editor Philadelphia
tainable at nominal values and to the like a boy, replied that it was yet That true friend to all suffering with Colds and Times, who has personal knowledge.Then .
assistance of which foreign and domestic several. hours to Train time, and besides C and Coughs: never,Dr.disappoint Bull's Cough you Syrup, as,do will other always cough help in lands for orange groves, or

capital is, and always will be ; she was not going that way. remedies. groves already cultivated or bearing,
ready to extend, often directly to the "Then: ," said the Old Woman, for it I can satisfy you that your best interests
labor itself alone for the production of ,was; she, 'if Soft Words have no effect FOR SALE lie in seeing me before any one else.

a staple commanding spot cash in the t upon you,' I must resort to Violence." or would exchange for bearing grove, and. pay BEAUTIFUL HOMES. The healthfulness
markets of the world; 3o; saying, she whistled in an asmatic, cash: difference Forty acres of rich Pine Hammock of Kissimmee
and beauty
land. Thirty acre cleared, together with
"THEREFORE, In order to re establish sibilant, manner for a Large and Ferocious plank causeway # mile lonj, with dock and have never been questioned. No
values in the land, to restore a Dog which she said was kept terry i mile from Grahamville, on Ocklawaha
River;4 miles from Silver Springs. AddressA. diphtheria: no consumption, no pneumonia
just equilibrium between the four unchained behind the barn. At this TREAD'N'ELL"Reddln -in fact, read our medical
primary and essential factors in pro Dire Threat, however, the Rude Girl, Conn. Beautiful cottages, villas or
duction to-wit Land labor ,.vho well acquainted with the report.
: capital > was lots suitable for residences. Write
and management, two of which, land premises> and knew there was not an I 'tlilliiiiittJ FAVORITE NEW HIGH SINGER.ARM. for terms and particulars.
and man against, are now virtually animal about the place, except a tooth- Style as shown In cut with fan
SOUTH untold
without influence in I Cat much older than the Woman set attachments,self-setting needle COME get;
our ,agriculture; ess and threading shuttle.YoucangetlBwmacbtneso1rt.y. climate in
to induce the return of intangible and l aughed in derisive accents and startedn j quantities of the grandest
lof manufacturers. Save Canvas he: world free with each acre of ground
invisible personal property now seeking i[ on another Apple. Mrs Commissions of|2S. Sent on where till
refuge from taxation in specula- "Oho," quoth the Old Woman. trial. Warranted 5 years. mrchased. Come you can
CWffEUTWE JEW1I8 IACHHE .. he; soil twelve months in the yearAt
down for threats?
tion and commercial ventures; to make 'You will not come
he( + " Freight Philadelphia least write to me for full particula
visible and tangible permanent im Chen your Bumps be upon your own /
provements in agriculture, vund to restrain 3ead." With this she gathered her fAPANESE PERSIMMONS, Plums, Mammoth 'VB. CANNON,
J I Chesnuts,Japan Walnuts,hardy orange U n- Kissimmee Fl
the vast waste and destruction full of stones, and proceeded to II. Also ornamental stock, rare bulbs seeds Agent for the lands of 1ba DlsstonCompanle
of our resources' through unlimited lombard the Tree. The first stone event tc. Olive fig trees grapevines. Goods sent for the Associated Railways lands, and tn
safely by Freight Express or mail. lands of Klsslmm Land Co.
cotton culture, be it wide, and broke a Window in Send for our new, finely illustrated catalogue Phosphate, sugar cane, rice, trucking
"Jtesohed, That this convention t he Schoolhouse over the way. The )Address, H. H. BERGER & CO., fruit, grazing, timber, general farming.
memorialize the legislatures of the Si cond described a reversed curve, San Francisco, Cal. and home lands. Send for map showing
cotton states, recommending the ena nd smote the Cat, which was purring Established 1878. > onds.

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leaves of the parent stem and makes a portion of Florida gives us about the
e FiIlelf 1 new plant similar to the parent.. The Good rIea th. latitude of the southern coast of the

.... cone, or bulb, is so short and thick Mediterranean\ and of Cairo in Egypt.
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and the leaves abundantthat The nights are cool, as is always the
ordinarily, so
Edited by JOHN B. BEACH, Melbourne, Fla. Florida for Invalids.
it does not appear like a cone un case in a dry atmosphere, and the daysare
Pineapple Culture-No. 5. less stripped of its leaves, except in The peninsula of Florida within the in summer seldom oppressive, on

The ideas that people form the case of a pine we call Black past few years, especially that portionmost account of the alternate strong breeze
vague Prince, a variety of sugar-loaf which devoted to citrus fruits, has been sweeping from ocean to gulf or from
about things of which they know but the A former
in to ocean. objectionto
often resembles a Spanish bayonet and in favor gulf
growing as a
more more
little when they bring their imagination habit. I would further say to those Florida as a winter home on accountof
into play to assist them, are often for whom this explanation is meant, resort for invalids, especially sufferingfrom the absence of home- comforts is no
very amusing. They are assumed to that plants flourish well in pots or respiratory trouble and over-fatigue longer valid, as in every portion of the
use their judgment in such a case, but tubs as house plants, and will bear of body and brain. In Southern State there are now excellent hotels
some of the fantastic theories we have fruit of good quality in Labrador if Italy and Northern Africa a suited in charges to almost every per-
heard advanced about the growth of son and meeting in comfort
kept warm enough. The fact is, our decoction made from the leaves every
the pineapple must have been the offspring choicest strains of pines are seedlings condition of life. There are no finer
of vivid imaginations. One grown in England in the large piner and roots of the citrus family hotels in the world than those of Jacksonville -

lady who saw a pine field for the first ies there, where acres and acres are has long been a favorite domestic St. Augustine and Tampa,
time asked when they would be readyto often enclosed in glass for this plant remedy for the prevention and cure and all through the healthier portionsof

dig, taking the plant for the crown alone. So my advice is, plant some of malarial troubles, as in more north- the State, along the gulf coast and
and supposing the apple to be a sort slips and learn for yourselves. You ern countries the leaves of the peach the back bone of the peninsula, are
of turnip under ground.A will find that in the house they bear? and the wild cherry tree are used for ideal homes where every comfort can
few years ago a deputation of the fruit before they become 60" feet high. bronchial and spasmodic coughs. It is be obtained. A careful study of the
Associated Press visited our sectionon JOHN B. BEACH. a 0 well established fact observed in peninsula State has led us to believe
an excursion and time being that in climate in freedom from
*- H Australia, on the Mediterranean\ coast, ma.
limited, did not go below Rockledge, Cost Per Acre. in California and Florida, that mala- larial troubles, localities are open to
where pine apples are not generally Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: rial fever disappears entirely .or only the seeker after rest and certain inva-
grown, while pine trees are abundant. Judging by the letters received the, appears in a modified form in the vi- lid conditions unsurpassed by any in
Probably there were not enough land pineapple industry is exciting a great cinity of groves of citrus and balsamictrees. the world with the great advantage of
agents to go around, or else our deal of interest. The inquiry is al This may be partly owing to being in our own country among our
friend of the Journal feared the ways made, "What does it cost to the anti-malarial properties of the own people, and in daily communication -

proverbial Florida yarns, and wishingto raise an acre of pines to the bearing citrus family, and partly, as is un- with our homes.-N. Y. Medical \ -
give his readers an accurate and stage?" doubtedly the case, with the eucalyptus Times.
uncolored descriptian of Florida as it The answer is that all depends on. tree to a more thorough drainageof .
was-not as it was said to be-determined the manner in which it is done. the soil by perennial trees with a :Many Persons are broken.
down from overwork or household cares.llrovn'S
to write his own observation.He To begin with the beginning, the heavy foliage throughout the year. Iron Bitters R&mlidstho
wrote of the famous Indian river clearing of the 1and. The cost varies The roots of both those families of system, aids digestion-*emoYCS excess of bile,
oranges, and then touched on the from $42.50 to $70 per acre; this includes trees extend in all directions to quite a and cures malaria- lit/-the genuine.
pines, which he said were "very grubbing out all roots, burningor distance from the body of the tree, and <<
thrifty and luxuriant, attaining the casting off all roots and trash, the tap-root deep down into the earth. Rubber Foot Fever.If .
height of 60 to 75 feet. At the pres- working over and hand-raking the Whatever the cause may be there is a man has a corn says the India
ent time,however,the fruit is only aboutas ground. Opposite Melbourne the abundant evidence to show that in Rubber World, it can be removed, butif

large as an ordinary pine cone, average cost is about $50; at Ankona Florida malarial troubles are rapidly he is suffering from the rubber foot
which it much resembles but thereare fever no chiropodist can help him, and
and Eden a person of much expe- disappearing, even from the former ,
plenty of fine ripe apples in mar- rience gives the cost at $70 per acre. sickly regions, where the orange trees the only thing to prescribe is liberal
ket which come from farther down As before remarked the clearing must flourish in the greatest perfection.Our bathing of the feet and removal of the
the coast, where the season, we presume be well done and as a prominent object in this article is to speak cause. Rubbers should only be worn .

is earlier." grower says, "It is best to pay .a fair more directly of Florida as a winter to keep wet out, and they should be
We received a letter from a Texas price and-then insist on the work be- home to certain classes of invalids, removed .the moment the wearer gets
gentleman some time ago, inquiring ing done well." and of heavy brain and body workers, indoors. Failure to note this gives a
about pineapple plants. He wrote :. Again, the old way was to plant without saying one word of disparagement man wet feet in a far worse sense thanif
"I don't know anything about them he had waded through mud ankle
10,000 slips to the acre; now many for certain conditions of mind
except what the fruit is like, and plant from 1,400010 1,8000, a differ- and body to other localities, East, deep. It was the trouble resultingfrom
would like some definite information.How ence in cost of slips alone of from $36to West, North or South. forcing the perspiration to soak
tall do the trees grow, or do $68 per acre.Reckoning The general idea of Florida derived the stockings and keep the feet per-
they grow on vines like pumpkins, or the number of plants at from tourists whose travels have been petually damp that drove rubber-soled

on trilleses like grapes, or in the 10",ooo to the acre, the estimates of f confined to the east coast along the boots out of the market. Even loose
ground like beets ? How do rubbers are a source of danger and the
you different persons of experience run ocean, and in the vicinity of St. Johns
plant, cultivate, prune and gather?" from $200 to $300 per acre, for clear- River is, that the whole peninsula is a cause of many more serious colds than

I was tempted to tell him to broad- ing, slips, planting, fertilizing and vast sand bank left by the receding they avert. .
cast the seed, two bushels to the acre, cultivation for two years, when the waters of the ocean, and that a wave
and cultivate like wheat, mowing in plants begin to bear. twenty feet high would sweep over its One of the latest discoveries of the
August, and harvesting with a reaper. The following is the estimate in de entire surface from ocean to gulf. Thisis scientists is that the germs of yellow
But for the benefit of this gentleman tail of a prominent grower in the vicinity true only in part. A strip of terri- fever may be conveyed from tropical
and of many who do not live of Melbourne\ : tory about forty miles in width and countries in the plumage of birds.

where the pineapple will grow in the Clearing land...............................$ 60.00 I one-third nearer the gulf than the
. open field, I will pause here and givea 10,000 slip@$S.............. ............... So.oc ocean, extending south nearly three
brief account of the plant. Its general Peeling slips$1.25 per 1,000..... .......... 12.50 hundred miles, is in reality of the "WORTH A GUINEA A BOX."
habit resembles the plant t Making rows both ways...................0 j.00 I : ...
century Distributing slips............ .............. 4,5 I same geological formation as the up
or agave, which is common, as a spec Planting,one man 23% days................ 3.7 s lands 'of Georgia. The country is
imen plant, the world over; that is, i it t Hoeing, six times a year, two years:..... 36.oc I rolling, the hills and elevated plateaus I "'PILiS'IS'
grows from a central bud, with long, Two tons of fertilizer........... 0......... 6o.0o I rising sometimes to the height of three
narrow leaves. These leaves arc Applying fertilizer......................... 9.0:, hundred feet. The lakes and ponds
armed with short Washing sanded slips .... ............. .. S.OC I '
sharp spines, which dot the whole country are filled : For SICK HEADACHE

elongated margins, are concave like Total...................,.....0..0.....1273.7;" with clear, pure water, the drainage ,
an eavestrough, and terminate in a r into the Atlantic and the gulf through Dizziness, or Swimming In the Head, Wind
The estimates allow
higher more foi <
sharp point. The plant starts from l fertilizing; and more for extra quantity river and rivulet?, and undergroundpassages { the Back, Grayer,and flying Pains in the]!
the ground and forms a central core, of slips. A fair average in our opinion y- being an p'e to keep the water |! Body Rheumatism,etc. |\
or fleshy cone, by the upward growthof l is $300 acre. constantly fresh. Along this back \\ Take four,five or even six of Beecham's\\
the bud, which contains nourish bone of the State the air is dry and <' Pills,and in nine earn out oftentkey will\\
The crop begins to come in before \\give relief in twenty minute: for the pills< '
ment to form the apple and to push the two from the time invigorating, as is partly shown by the \\will go direct to and remove the cause the' \
the growth of the sucker which years planting <>cairn being no more nor less than wind,]
muslbear entire absence of the moss which i in
has expired; in fact, the bulk of the I j together with poisonous and noxious va-<
an apple the following year. damper regions festoons the trees and 4*pours,and sometimes unwholesome food.| ;
fruit has been before '
crop gathered Of all druggists. Price: cents a box.
The sucker is a new bud, whicli I that time. L. E. |trails in long streamers from the J! New York Depot, i Canal St. 46< >
starts from the axil of one of th e Melbourne, Fla. branches of the trees. The middle

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r gfeate ]'!ews. departure for his home at Brunswick, discovered. This water is almost ab. existence by lodging a 32-calibre Winchester -

Ga. The doctor's grove yielded by solutely pure, soft and pleasant to the ball between his eye and ear.
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The orange shipping business at duced, the shipments amounting to convince all that the supply is prac- but failed, and they went to the house
various in this is
points country rap- 2,269 boxes. As the doctor sold for tically unlimited. A company of Eau for an axe, returning with which they
idly drawing to a close, and in a few $1.40 on the cars the crop netted him Claire (Wis.) gentlemen, with a super- cut down the tree. Even then they
weeks the rush of strawberries cab-
on the trees over $2,000-pretty good abundance of capital, has been incor- had some trouble in pulling him out
bage, etc., to the eastern markets will from the fork of the tree.
for about seven acres.-Oviedo Chron- porated for the purpose of putting in
in Gainesville
commence earnest- a:plant to supply water to the town The "varmint" measured eight anda

Sun.T. icle.As an illustration of what may be and for the irrigation of groves and half feet in length, thirty-two inchesin
E. Newman reports a cassava done with tobacco we give the following gardens. The city council has closed height and must have weighed at

root 754 feet in length, grown on com which we vouch for as strictly a contract for putting in a sufficient least 150 pounds. We supposed this

mon pine land on his homestead, true in every particular: Mr. Paul number of fire hydrants and for -a fellow was about as large as they get

twelve miles east of Orlando. He Ulmer planted last year a half acre in supply of water, and now we learn to be, but "Uncle Billy" Hankins
also states that there are other lands tobacco. The lot was a cowpen. He that the citizens are subscribing liber- says he has known some to be killed

which can be entered as homesteadsin made 6n pounds of tobacctf, whichhe ally for water for irrigation of groves, which measured eleven feet in length.Mr. .

that vicinity.J. sold this week for 32 cents a pound.He contracts having been made with Williams tells us that panthersare
H. Hibbard has purchased J. S. estimates the cost of productionat owners of nearly 400 acres of grove cowardly in their nature. Theydo

May's interest in the firm of May & about $10. There is $185.52 clear this week.-Orange City Times. not attack human beings and seldom -

Hibbard, grove contractors. The profit from a half acre-1\lonticello! John D. Austin, of Hegman, eigh- turn on dogs, but almost inva-
firm is the largest of its kind in the Constitution.F. teen months since dug a lot of soft riably take a tree when hunted.

county, having between 400 and 500 W. Green, at his fine place on phosphate, and for an experiment ap- .
acres in groves intrusted to its carp by North Ridgwoodwill have the largest plied it as a top dressing fertilizer for The Perrine Grant.
nonresidents or those who spend the
trees in his In order
in the He orange grove.
irrigated rose gardens city. back in the thirties one Dr.
winter here.-DeLand Record.J. Away ,
that he might accurately ascertain its
is 600 feet of surface
Henry Perrine, who had a good,
T. Hancock, Sr., has an orange twenty inches in depth, filling with value he applied to one row and then profitable appointment in 'Mexico for

tree on his place, two miles west of good rich soil, and putting in water left an interval, again applying. In many years, learned Spanish, some-

Fort Meade, that measures twenty-four beds. It is an expensive work, but every instance the results have been thing unusual for one of our consulsto

inches in diameter two feet from the will make his place a bowerof beauty, more than satisfactory. The growthof do, and also conceived the patriotic
ground. Six years ago it bore 7,000oranges. fragrant with the breath of roses the trees both in height and circumference notion that he could introduce the

The age of the tree is not throughout the year, for with proper has really been phenomenal culture of valuable products into

known. It was there forty years ago, soil and water the rose blooms per- and the experiment has demon- South Florida, among them the Maguey
when Mr. Hancock first took the ennially Daytona. He is also pre- strated beyond all doubt that there is and henequen or Sisal hemp

place. paring to make a beautiful lawn of no other fertilizer, commerdal or domestic plants. He was very visionary or

The Tradesman says: The latest Bermuda grass, and will keep it well where the results are so quickor shrewd, as he claimed that by begin-

discovery in phosphate matters is that watered and shorn.! -Halifax Journal.Dr. so excellent. The top dressing, of ning near the tropic the henequen

the sand from pebble phosphate J. Dabney Palmer, of this city, soft phosphate, is literally permeatedwith could be gradually acclimated till its
of feeders and the trees
screenings is suitable for the manufacture president of the State Pharmaceutical myriads culture could soon be extended as far
have absorbed such nutriment has
of glass. J. H. Day, of Cincinnati Association, is engaged in the produc- lent them additional verdure as north as Virginia.He .
and G. H. Lechbeck, of Chi-- tion of a volume that when completed vigor, believed that by sacrificing his
and luxuriant From this
cago, who have been experimentingnear will be a valuable addition to our growth. ex- time and talent in this way for the
and others made have
Punta Gorda, report very satis- medical and botanical literature. It is periment we public good he could grow enormously -
to believe that the soft
factory results. a complete treatise on the exotic and every reason rich and thus found a noble family,
will become the
medical of Florida. phosphate soon cheapest which is of the duty as well
The improvement of the stock in indigenous plants the most valuable and the most course,
The has with those the aim of statesman and
this of Florida has been doctor begun as every
part very popular fertilizer for field ,
grove gar-
whose begin with the let- benefactor. These were
plants names public
within the few great
perceptible past years, den and orchard in this county.-Pasco
and there seems to be a growing ter A, and will continue in alphabetical County Democrat. the days of slavery, and all a wise

tendency to still further improve the order, treating exhaustively each >-O-4 man needed was plenty of land, a

breed of both horses and cattle. Thisis plant, its nature, properties and the A Panther Hunt.A few negroes, and the ,prospects could

a move in the right direction, and various preparations made from it, in- correspondent of the Bartow not be better. The natural increase
corporating in each article complete would make him a lord. And who
have doubt will
we no eventuallyprove Courier-Informant gives an account of:
formulae for the Each that it could be better? for
working same. can say) -
very profitable.Sun.With the chase and killing of a panther
article will be complete in itself and which had been catching pigs: the lord.
eggs at 30 to 35 cents per the work will be very convenient as a Williams Dr. Perrine and his associates got a
On Monday Mr. and Jim
dozen, chickens 50 cents apiece, work of reference.Tampa. Tribune. resumed the hunt with a cur and bill through Congress, for it was as
sweet potatoes at 70 to 80 cents per cheap a then to manipulate
leather is dearer process
Alligator becoming
hound, and struck the trail at 7 a. m.,
bushel, syrup at, 60 cents per gallon, nowadays on account of the increasing which they followed for three miles, Congress as it is now to handle a
and fresh country butter unknown rarity of the animals. Good hidesare State Legislature, and this "bill" became
two of them being through the roughest -
right here in St. Petersburg, and yet law these
worth $10 each. The teeth are of the Withlacoochee a granting promotersa
you hear farmers crying "hard times." swamps of land the shore of
of an excellent quality of ivory from township on
river. The hound first took the
strikes there is up
It us somebody afraidof this matchless Bay for the of
which trinkets purpose
are carved. Of late trail
work-St. and, as the scent became warm,
Petersburg Home. there has arrived a fashion of makingthe the cur joined in and they soon came agriculture, etc. The conditions I
There is not a single head of horned skin of the feet, with the claws with the panther, when the chase have not before me, but it is con-

cattle in the whole region south of attached, into pocket books and hand became up exciting. The panther wouldrun tended they were not complied with.
Lake Worth and the children The heirs of the have been
satchels. The leather has the great up the trunks of trees which had grantees
have never seen a cow or tasted milk. advantage of being absolutely water- fallen and lodged in other trees, and for fifty years or so thundering at the

There are no hops, sheep, goats, nor proof. From glands in the lower then jump from them a distance of doors of Congress and demanding a

any domestic animals, except about jaw musk is obtained. It is not of fifteen to twenty feet to the ground, patent for the land which has been

half a dozen ponies, south of the very good quality, but serves as a while the dogs, less brave, would l fol- persistently refused, and Congress hasso
Miami river, and very few to the basis for certain perfumes. Oil ob- low, but when the panther jumped far taken no action, and this beau-
north of that .Juno Sun. tiful body of land lies unoccupied,
tained from the fat is said to contain they would retrace their steps along
The in the medicinal Hundreds of except as to perhaps ten acres culti-
people living FortyninePines qualities. the tree to the ground. After a short
in Santa Rosa thousands of there vated by persons who have squattedupon
township countyon years ago were chase the panther made a jump for a
( the shores of East bay), have crocodiles which measured as much cypress tree, striking it about ten feet it and claim preemption rights.

formed a township improvement asso- as fifty feet in length, but there are from the ground, and running up it j Tropical Sun.CURE.

ciation, which contemplates, among no such giants these days.-'Vashing- to: a height of about ninety feet, wherehe

other things, securing additional educational -I ton Star. took a position in a fork of the tree. I FITS !

facilities for the .township and Orange City has many natural advantages Mr. Williams, fearing he might lodgeif
the promotion of the community's and one of the best is that killed there, wanted Jim to pepper When I say care I do not mean merely to stop I them
for time and then have them return again. mean
interest! in farming, gardening, home under the city, or a portion of it, at a I him with shot -and make him jump, radical cure. I hare made: the d sease of FITS.EPILEPSY .

improvement, etc. depth of only 100 a body of so they could run him to another tree warrant or my FALLING remedy' to SICKNESS cure the worst life-long cases ftndj.Because I

Dr. Atkinson completed the ship- water-whether laVe: or stream has more favorable for getting him; but others hare filled is no reason for nbt now receiving a
ping of his determined-seventeen and Jim told his father to shoot which he cure. Send at occe for a treatise and a Free Bottle of
orange crop on Monday not been I xny infallible remedy. Give Express and Port Office.
last and on Tuesday morning took his Dne-halffeet_ deep at the point where did, putting an end to the animal's IL G. ROOT, M. C., 183 Pearl 8t., V. Y.i .

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insure insertion in this column, advertise- ire) 0 1 We have some of the finest Frost Proof lake
ments must be accompanied by the money. F J R r AIUANCt front properties in the whole State.
I A k..N.c.ra
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. RI A COtaO"nD oWIUARY.UN Phosphate lands, garden and truck lands, nur-
Postage Stamps received in payment. sery stock and general supplies for the plantation
Count every word,including name and address or grove. Can locate a few choice homesteads.
CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher.
THREE-YEAR-OLD budded orange trees i-7-tf Aulmrmlnle, Fla.
A wanted from high pine land; state lowest
price. H. HAROLD, Ocala,Fla. (No nurserymen.) Terms of Subscription:
ItWANTEDConfederate o'M nx
For one year..............................|2 00
bonds, currency and
; old United States GARDENING IN FLORIDA For six months ........................__.. 1 00ff _'
stamps and stamped envelopes, used or unused. o Crl s
High prices paid for some varieties. Look over Subscriptions In all cases cash In ad-
your old letters. HARRY MANCHESTER,* Lake
Como. Fla. it vance. '.

SALE-Forty strawberry refrigerators.Address FREE TO ALL. Rates of Advertising on application. JLV
G. H. ANDERSON, Hibernia Fla. it REMITTANCE should be made by Check, !

FOR SALE-Vhipporwitl pees, per bushel, f.o. Postal JJote- Money Order, or Registered Letter o
$2.00; Conch peas (limited quantity), per O '
pound, post paid, 2OC; Chufa seed, per pound, ,to order of
post paid, 35C; per peck, f. o. b., $1.50; pearl
millet, per pound post paid, 35C; four pounds, FLORIDA DISPATCH AND FARMER
$1.25; ten pounds, f.o. b., $2.00. Send cash with
2-4-tf Until April 1st, 1892, I will mail to .
Jacksonville Fla.DEAFNESS P

tine and lemon bud*. Price all subscribers remitting $2.00 for aen
5 0 0 0 orange 300. a4 Noo ,
f. Also desirable real
o. b. estateat
very renewal or new subscription,a copy nN
a great bargain. J. L. DERIEUX, Lakeland, gym -
Fla. i-28-41 of "Whitner's Gardening In Flor- C 0c

FOR SALE CHEAP-A carload of first-class ida." ITS CAUSES AND CURE,
orange trees different varieties, never To all who remit $4.00 I will send
injured by frost. II. P. WALKER, Auberndale, the "World's Colum- Scientifically treated by an anrist of worldwide .
Polk Co., Fla, 1-28-41 this paper and reputation. Deafness eradicated and
bian Exposition Illustrated," for entirely cured, of from ID: to 3)years'slund ngr r
SALE-A limited quantity of very fine Lo- after nil other treatments have failed. How
FOR Also bearing orange, lemon andpeach one year, the subscription price of the difficulty l Is reached and th cause removed W

grove Address E. D. COATES, Stanton, which Is $3.00 per annum.C. full explained In clrcu'ars:' with affidavits
and ustlmonlaisol from tnin
Fla. 1-28-41 cures pro -
'nt people, mailed free I

SWEET CASSAVA seed stalks. $1.50 per barrel W. DACOSTA, Or. .\. FONT it )1E, 19 Fut Hlli fit N Y
cars. R. II. SMITH, Lawtey, Fla.

FOR SALE-Pure Bronze turkeys and eggs in IMPROVED .
season; gobblers; hens. $5 per pair; To.;be World's Fair Free. E
eggs '2.50 dozen. Pure Brown Leghorn eggs, $i XCELSIOR i A
for Orders for turkey booked and filed WILL DO IT.
13. eggs We have received the last issue of
Lowest-priced FlrsUclus Hatcher made.
in order. Ten dollar orders for eggs deliveredfree
by express. D. C. CUTLER, Ocala, Fla 1-21-4t the World's s Columbian Exposition Simple,Perfect MB M*. Self.gcgulatiag. ?

Illustrated the official organ of the Spraying it a
WANTED once, two thoroughbred pigs )
age and price. LOCK Box No. 4. Great Fair. The object of this publication COJULETESUCCESS
Leesburg, I la. 121at _
is authentic if you ute the
to give complete
WALLACE of Lake Helen is .i
handling one of the heaviest, and br far the historical iccord of the Columbian Ex. or
due it Western Tobacco stems brought into the Thousands in me t Insecticide.attM *
State. Yours respectfully, L. WALLACE JENKINS.! position. It contains 32 pages of of- operation. r

1-21-31 ficial proceedings, and will give\ photo- percentage to hatch r, ti p w ___ proper time.
egg* at ku We manufacture all kinds of Fnogicideq Insecticides -
FOR SALE North Carolina strawberry crates graphic illustrations printed.on enameled 1eemamul any other incubator ?" of the beet qualities and pat them up in the
for shipments by txpress. Solid top ..te......a for Ola Catalogue. Q most convenient and economical forma for both dealer
and bottom, tin comers; already put up with 32 of all the exhibits buildings Sol" N and users. Our pamphlet-the
baskets. Address LOTT ALLEN,JR., Interlachen, paper CUmmlMtmnr STAHL, Quincy, ilL ABC OF AGRICULTURE,

Fla. 1-14-41 and attractions of the Great Fair. Asa contains useful and interesting information' about
the Fruit Garden, the Orchard and Vegetable Garden -
FOR LECONTE, 1.2, 3and YEAR-OLD,KEl F- work of art, containing the most interesting ,and how to get good


all Mho wish to keep up with the gives prices and descriptions of Fungicide and
budded trees and Insecticides and the most approved Spraying Pomp
CHOICE orange vigorous young men for the active duties of life.
: on stocks from I to 2 inches in diameter times and learn of the great Interna- Chartered by the legislature of Virginia, and and Outfits. Special The department book la on free.Track Farmingand
; 25C and 300. f.o. b. at Oviedo. PHILLIPS endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce, Council, Staple Crops.
BROS., Chuluota, Fla. i-H-4t tional Enterprise. Price $3 a year post and prominent citizens of the city where located. W. POWELL & CO.,
For catalogue circulars and testimonials,addressJ. Chemical Fertilizer manufacturer;
TXT" ANTED-Good gardeners to work fresh river paid, or 25 cents a copy. Subscriptions .G.'DUNSMORE: President Staunton Va. BALTIMORE MD., U.S.A.
bottom land on shares. Teams furnished.
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Also, choppers wanted immediately. Address I. taken at this office, where a sam-:
M. DEPEW, Manatee, Fla. i-i4-4t
pIe copy may be seen. Any person
COR SALE-One second hand WashingtonF
F Press for sale cheap at this office wishing a free trip to the World's Fair TickleThe FARM
Write for Particular
should address J. B. Campbell, Editor Eartb K SEEDS

BEGGAR WEED, free 5E from D-Perfectly chaff; sow 6 to clean 8 pounds and and Publisher, 218 La- Salle Street, With Hoe,SOW FERRY'S SEEDS and
nature will do the rest. Do you want a rousing crop for 1892!Th"
broadcast and harrow limited
per acre, ; supply ; unrest way to ret it U to plant 8ALZKRS
price per pound, any quantity, 25C., or by mail Chicago, Ills. Seeds largely determine the harvest-always KOUTIIKUX GROWN SEEDS.; Our JOO.OOO
35C. Send cash with order to EXCELSIOR SEED plant the best-FERRY'S. I1a.*d CaitoBcn will tell you this. Largest
FARM, Kenka, Putnam Co., Fla. 1.7tfFOR "The World's Columbian Exposition A book full of information about Gardens-bow grower and only seedsman m&klngairpecialtY
and what to raiseetc.,sent free to all who ask of Farm 8d in America. Cultivate 4,000Aerre*
Ilustraled'and the FLORIDA DISPATCH, for it. l Ask today.D. 1 offer choice stocks of the following. :
bu. t(){,( bu.
SALE-Choice budded orange trees must 10.000 Barley yields ) per acre
sold to make room; Satsuma, Pineappleand FARMER AND FRUIT.GROWER for one M. FERRYfj P. O. Box 1071 12,000%20,000 bu.bu.Early Oat,Corn.sworn yields85-120 yield lit bu.bu.per per&er8.acra
Homosassa. Correspondence solicited. Price, & CO., / DETROIT MICH. 18,000 bu.Spring Wheats 3040 bu.per acre.
25C. T. D. WILLIAMS.$Secretarv. Waldo, Fla. year, mailed to any address, for $.f : .ooo bu.; Timothy and Clover Seed.
00,000 bu. Heavy Cropping PotatoesFor

'WRITE' to\V. Tilghman, Palatka, Fla., for C. W. DACOSTA, 8c.
regarding his book on nature's Ill send 10 different Farm Seed
law that controls the sex. It is of fO'eat'alue to Publisher FLORIDA DISPATCH, FARMER : Samples my selection. Fine
stock breeders, for with it you can have either '" ? Farm Seed Cat. 6e
male or female at will. No humbug, because it AND FRUIT GROWER. I Bamp. SCatl5c.
can be had to be paid for when you are satisfiedas
to its merits. 1J'19lotFOREIGN .

GRAPEVINES-Of>est/'earliest and "

.. varieties selected by 10 years' New "PlanetAmong Jr1 Tools.HARDEN
experience? in Florida. Chasselas Luttichau, Madeleine GRUB AND STUMP PULLER
Blue and others. Send for circular. H. .

VON LtrmcHAp.' Earleton, Fla._ii-i2-3m have the most practical and powerful Grub.I *

. T7AKI (JAPANPERSIMMON5oooHachaiya.JV other things TWO NEW < DRILLS. One sows either \WE I bing Machine on earth. Simple in construction -
Hyakume.'Vemon and Zing trees, 3 to 6 and operation. Will pull a jo-inch tree or '
IN DRILLS OR HILLS, the other in addition SOWS
feet high. Also 3,000 of fine variety not yet !stump with one horse in 2 to 4 minutes' time.
named by the Department of Agriculture. Local ABOVE OR BELOW THE SEED. Will do the work of 10 men. With proper care it
names: Sanford's Imperial,Tnumph,etc. Trees Great improvements too in "PLANET ,ni." COMBINED SEED DRILL AND will last a life time. We have a safety lock, a
2 to 3 feet. All for sale cheap. J. R. MCRVIN' take-up on the spool that saves wearing the rope
Gainesville, Fla. _li 5-lot WHEEL HOE, in the DOUBLE AND SINGLE WHEEL HOES and marked out in a short time-one of the principal objec-
changes in HORSE HOES AND CULT IVATORS. tions to all other machines of this cla s. We
SALE-A fine orange grove. For particu guarantee satisfaction to our patrons. Price of
FOR apply to F. REHBEHN, Interlachen, Put The fine NEW TOOLS offered in 1891 are made still more attractive for 1893.AT machine complete F. O. B. cars Sigourney, Iowa,

nam Co., Fla. 12-24-61 SEND IMMEDIATELY FOR NEW C: A LO CUE and full description of all the f 75 and $85. Agents wanted. Territory for sale.

SALE-Choice Paper Shell Pecans, for goods as now made. It is impossible to unde,rtake any satisfactory description here. Write for catalogue.IOWA GRUBBER CO.

FOR I have to 100 soc. per lb. W. Market Pa. ,
A.BoURS,JacksonVille 50 Fla. 12-24-51 S. L. ALLEN & CO p, 1101 St., Philadelphia 10-22-171 Sigourney .

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THEJacksonville Tardiff[ Orange and Leonardy Grape Frail

Tampa LAST spring buds on stocks from % to 2 inches in diameter. As thrifty, healthy Ira '

.well-rooted trees as can probably be found in the State. The'Leonardjr

Grape Fruit, though a hybrid grape fruit and sweet orange, is practically a tYpIcal -

r & Key West SystemAND grape fruit of superior quality. Also Mango and Avacado pear trees. ',? .

n-i2-3m CYRUS IV. BUTLER, St. Petersburg, Fla.




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On trial la and Organs Direct to Your Homes. Florida Central and Peninsular
;.;;, Southwest from Jacksonville cover I yonrhomDetore -
From REV.JAS. M. POTTS D.D. editor of Michigan .
Christian Advocate.DetroitMich. "To that RAILROAD,
paItemtor : say
over one thousand miles of tropical ; we are delighted with the Piano does not express
-- Addrew the fact. We are jubilant. If all your instruments, THE FLORIDA TRUNK LINE
country, and reach all .prominent The T.Swoger & Son Pianos : CJrgaiis ,: are as fine in appearance and as pleasing in tone" as (Formerly F. R.& N. Co.) offers Increased
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Increasing: or tone;quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ." connections the LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE -
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From BEN. F. STEEL, Prescot, Ark.: "*\* well pleased in every respect with the west via Montgomery,BainbrIdge and Monti-
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THE PHOSPHATE FIELDS, The road has now no less than
THE PINEAPPLE FIELDS, Seven Points of Connection With


GROCER SAND COMMISSION MER CHANTS, namely Live Oak, Fernandina, Lake City,CallabantJacksonvllle.

THE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE Junction, making comfortable connectionswith
Chicago Kansas City and all northern
SECTIONS. cities for which this road Is specially In-
Coal Hay Grain Wines S sJ Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc augurated.
The Florida Central

and Peninsular Railroad

THREE THROUGH TRAINS PRICE LIST OF WHISKEY. Is the greatest artery of travel through the
finest parts of Florida traversing twenty-
VIATropical Parker..... ...................................$1.75 J. MX r tin Rye...?.........................S3.OO four counties-Gadsden, Jefferson, Duval,
Orange Valley.......................?.... 2.00 Virginia 4.00 Alachua. Lake, Leon, Suwannee, Nassau
Spring Valley..?......._........__..._ 2.5O Old UOllrboll....._................?....... 5.00 Levy, orange, Hillsborough Wakulla,
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HILL are
These lines are equipped with the money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. to dry towns
A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine list, sent free on application. Farming Lands and the New To.

latest improved modern appliances for bacco FarnlS
John Clark Son & Co.

the safety and comfort of passengers.Our reached by no other line), some of them
conducted on a large scale. Here are Quincy,
Established 1856. 200 Acres, in Fruit Nursery. Tallahassee (the capital), Monticello, Madison -
patrons call them the and other towns from whose comfortable,
ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. ample dwellings, reposing In a fertile
FINEST IN FLORIDA. country coming a renewed energy to em-
FRUITLAND I NURSERIES I ploy Stretching the resources down through lavished about them.

Trains leave Jacksonville, via J., T. The Peach Countryof
Augusta, Georgia.
& K. W., 8.50 a. m., daily except ties Baker,through, Bradford the prosperous Alachua and Levy coun-

We offer for Fall and winter delivery an Immense stock of Fruit and Ornamental trees, Farms
Sunday ; 12.15 p. m., daily; 4.00 p. doses, Palms eta. suited te Florida. All the new Peaches lately originated in Florida.
Also a superb stock of Evergreens,Camellias,Greenhouse plants etc. of LawteyStarke and\ValdoperbaplluperlorIn
m., daily except Sunday. Arrive 6.30a. Our products have been tested in Florida for thirty-three years past. Catalogues free. profit to the orange grove-it'goes through
i the heart of the State penetrating some of ,
m., 12.55 p. m., 6.10 p. m. No Address, the finest groves one having

P. J. BRRGKMANS 7OOOO Full-bearing Orange
Trains leave Jacksonville, via East
Augusta Ga. Trees,

Coast Lines, 8.00 a. m., daily; 4.00p. passing. for nearly a mile between tbem-
making its way southward to the Gulf,and to
NURSERIES OF THE ,the more tropical portions of the State. In
m., Sunday only; i.oo p. m., daily
all portions of the State It reaches points of

except Sunday. Arrive 11.50 a. m., Milwaukee-Florida Orange Co. Scenic Interest.
Waknlla Springs in the West,the Suwannee
5.40 p. m.INDIAN. River, as beautiful and romantic as It ii
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty famous Silver Springs In the lake region
sale at all times. and the lakes themselves, with their sur-
RIVER STEAMERS.Leave Budding-Wood for
roundings of rolling land interspersed wltk
Our stock is large, and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE. For pleasant homes in green groves,sloping dowi
Titusville 6.00 a. m. daily Catalogue and Price-List, address, to the clear lake fronts By means of this
road you can most readily reach the

except Sunday for Rockledge, Eau A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla. Hunting and Fishing Grounds.

Gallie Melbourne and landin'gs.Leave The settler will find on the line of this roada
way greater opportunity for a varied selection 01
1892. r For Over Thirty Tears land than on any other road In the 8tate-'
Titusville 7.00 p. m. Mondays z from lightest soils to those underlaid with
.we have always had very pleasant dealings together, the clay and marl, and of richest bammock-
Wednesdays and Fridays, for public and myself, and them I again Annual have the Vegetable pleasure and of whether for regular mixed farming,stock 01
presenting: to my
flower Seed Catalogue. It contains the usual dairy farming' peach or strawberry culture
Jupiter and way landings : Connect- -- i immense variety of seed,with such new kinds added orange groves and vegetable gardens.
as have proved to be real acquisitions. Raising many The tourist will be gratified with its
"of these myself, on my four seed farms scenery. 'fhe health-seeker on its ample
ing at Jupiter with trains of J. & L. ITALOfii and varieties, I am able to warrant their freshness route can find some spot adapted to his
and purity,tinder such reasonable conditions as are con- wants. On the hard clay roads of Middle
W. Railway for all points on Lake tained in my Catalogue. Having been their original intro. Florida the horseman will ride with speed
ducer I am headquarters for choice Cory Corn Miller MelonEclipse'Beet. and satisfaction, and the Florida Central
.Hubbard Squash Deep Head and
Worth. Warren Cabbage Etc. Etc. Catalogue1LIiEtoall.J. and Peninsular is tbeSportsman's
1892. J. II. GJLEL1UkLY dt MO. Marblehead, Maas. Route.

For schedules, maps, etc. call on
1.U.VK, J O\'Ekrv I'Al.l:. NOTE.-Passengers from Northern connections
E. T ;
having tickets over the Florida Centra
local agents, or address the General THE PAINE FERTILIZER COMPANY and Peninsular to points In South Florid
bave the privilege of being taken into Jacksonville
Passenger Agent. FLORIDA. over the Company's line and allowed
a stop-over within t he going limits of thi
R. CABLE W. I? CRAWFORD. Office 50 West Bay Street, Warehouses and Wharves at the terminus of the F. C.&;P. R. R., ticket,with returnt o their route for destination
St.Johns River, East Jacksonville. free of extra charge. Send for map of'
General Manager Supt. East Coast Lines
Florida, mailed free
J.,T.&K. W.System. St.Augustine Fla. Manufacturers of Commercial Fertilizers. A. O. MACDONELL,G.P. AJacksonville..

Who.esale dealers In and importers of all kinds of Agricultural Chemicals. .
{ General Passenger Agent. Bend us your name and we will mall you from time to time much general Information N. 8. PENNINGTONTratiicManager.MAWELv <3en0T Mana&eJFEBRUABY
Jacksonville, PIa. regarding successful orange and vegetable culture in Florida.

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C'o1.1es' &: L. 0 Latest Designs in Parlor and Bedroom Suites in Antique Oak

Pond ens '1' Mahogany, Cherry, Walnut and Imitation. Hall Stands,

e Solf cited. tJ 8 Bed-Lounges, Willow, Reed and Rattat

.. Goods, Desks of all Kinds and
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WE SELL i** "WAUVD42 ** Styles.
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Carpets Mi Kings Curtains, Window Shades, Hanging Lamps, China and

Crockery Sets, Tin Toilet Sets, Mirrors, Curtain Poles and Brackets.

Hotels Boarding Houses Shins, Steamers, Offices and Private Residences Furnished from Top to Bottom.

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DIAMOND "D" HARD WOOD ASHES in themselves are one of the most valuable their continued use a strong productive soil is being made which will cquire years
; and in those conditions of soil where a large amount of phosphoric to exhaust.
acid is required, no agent is so valuable for the decomposition of Bone, or Florida This brand has been shown by Prof. Robinson's report on Hard Wood Ashes
Phosphates, as these ashes. to be the best in the Florida market. They are now better than ever, and, without
The combination produces a fertilizer rich in all the elements required by light doubt, are the cheapest fertilizer Florida growers can use. For other particularssoil
and in a condition that prevents leaching by rams, the result being that in address

U-S-3m O. E. DePUY, Stockbridge, Mich.


Beet. Latent Improved 'antCheape.t.Owl'erfeetiongad THOSE .
Empire Poreptttlr the liquid mtorantically and will tpray 10O Trees Per Hour.
Wt make the Little Gem and Garfleld Knap sack 8pr jer.and the VermoreU fine
riprty nozilc,tnott eeonomieal ipray notil in the world.Also a HOFM Power Sprayer at low price.
f We Mil Sulphate of Copper Paris Green and London Purple wholesale prices. Catalogue free. rite Growers and Growers
address -county.FIELD FORCE PUMP CO.lgenrl- -- -.tolATe.LOCKPOKTtN.Y. Orange Vegetable

Who wish to obtain the highest market prices on their Oranges and Vegetables to
In compounding a solution a part was accWentljr spilled on the hand use the fertilizers manufactured by the
and on washing afterward It was discovered that the hair was completely *
removed. We at once put this wonderful preparation, on the
market and so great has been the demand that we are now introducing
... It throughout the world underthe name of Queen's Anti-IIairine, OLD ESTABLISHED AND RELIABLE FIRM.

Lay the hair over and apply the mixture for a few minutes and the ,
hair disappears as if by magic without the slightest pain injury when
z applied or ever afterward. It Is unlike any other preparation ever used
J fora like purpose. Thousands of LADIES who have been annoyed of Pawtucket, R. I.,
r y"with hair on their F<\CK, :NECK and ARMS attest Its merits.
j GENTLKM EN who do not appreciate a beard or hair on their neck, Who manufacture only the highest grades of animal fertilizers. These fertilizersare
find a priceless boon In Queen's Anti-Ilairine which does away
-?7Tv-TJ. -j- -=TrCrT= with having by rendering Its future growth an utter Impossibility. >o made that they keep up a Vigorous, Healthy Growth, and remain in the
. PriceJ Qoeebn's Antl-Halrlne$1. per bottle, sent In safety mailing boxes postage paid by us.securely I boil until the Tree or Plant can take it up.
sealed ). Send money or tamps by letter with full address written plainly. Correspondence Southern office and warehouse at Jacksonville, Florida.O. .
strictly confidential This advertisement Is honest and straight forward In every word It
contains. We Invite you to deal with Ull! and von will find everything as represented. Cut this out and
send to-day. Address QUEEN CHEMICAL CO., 174 Race Street,CINCINNATI O. You can B. WEEKS, State Agent,
register your letter at any Post Office to Insure its safe delivrry. We will pay 8500 for any case
or failure or 811Jhtest.lnJury to any purchaser. Every bottle guaranteed. No. S Bostwiclc Block.

"' S P ED IlL-To_ will ladies present who with a SILK DRESS sell among IByarda their best friends silk.25 Bottles Extra Large of Bottle'.Antl-Halrlne and tamplMof I Catalogues describing our fertilizers, with prices) and testimonials, sent free
aasuaaa. silk to select from sent with order. Good Salary or Commission to.agent / I upon application. .

ellIIIIIIIIIIl1111111llliflll111li3iiEiieiiiliiliiijlilIEd:IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIt: I Our.fertilizers have given the very best of results wherever they have beer

5 good farmer turns his back 5 used. 10-29-Gm
:: the Planet Jr." machines. Even the most I :: TO ALL BUYERS
:: conservative see the immense advantage they give. :: : ,,
= The Double Wheel Hoc, Cultivator, Rake and = OF

:: Plow is actually fascinating to any one not already :: _+ -
= familiar with the wide range of work done by irE

E this wonderful tool; and others of the series are just -- = iTa

:= as interesting. 3.t :: ATTENTION

= Be sure to get the latest ((1892)) Catalogue as new tools have been added which will = T / ,. TTEREAFTER all fowls sent
= surprise even those who thought they knew all about the "Planet Jr."machines. Sent = R !.. f- ,,,, ,. -- 11 from my yards, by express,
:: free. Write direct to the manufacturers. :: t '''"= will go at one-half the former
,,, ,, ; rates-a great saving to my cus
:: S. L. ALLEN &. CO., 1107 Market St., Philadelphia. E tomers. This is by special arrangement
ruiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiniiin iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiir: and is confined to
,. rA '
t .n fowls from my yards.
Are fully described in ourbeanti: book GARDENING {,;ra We are the largest breeders ol
iUGH ILLUSTRATED for 1892. It contains one hundred -' thoroughbred poultry in Florida.
pages handsomely printed and illustrated with accurate F '; : Come and see our stock or send
photo-engravings and colored plates. It is a b Y .' }j for our illustrated catalogue and
J/lrror of American Horticulture to date and +"' = price list of 14 varieties.
&Ptt shows the recent attainments of this art,side by rr ---' Poultry supplies of all kinds.
Seeds :I side with the good old plants of our fathers' ,, a.. y Incubators and Brooders, Shell
gardens. The descriptions,plain and reasonable -- and Bone Mills, Clover Gaffers
win commend themselves to real lovers of good gardening and its contents so fully Z Wire Netting,Desiccated Fish and
cover all branches of this absorbing subject that we say ,. .= .>r Boiled Blood and Bone to make
*- IT TELLS THE WHOLE STORYfor -ea ;:; % hens lay.
the Garden, Lawn and Farm and represents one of the most complete .
assortments of garden supplies in the world. For 5C. we mail with the BOOK j _
4 onepacret"Chicago Parks" PansySeedoronepiantnewFrench Rose w a ,' -ter E. W. AMSDEN,
Star of Gold. WriteforFreeCATa.LOGUEnow. MENTION PAPER. {


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Clyde SteamsMp Co. SATTAN3STAH-? LINE.

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

I NEW YORK, CHIRbEiTON IND FLORIDH LIMES. between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.

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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed O1VIPANY.Passaa .

b to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C., :- ..

both ways : ;: IZAt09 a

(STANDARD TIME.) Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.60; Intermediate, 119.00; Excursion, 143.50
Steerage, $12.50.
From New York. From .Jack8onvllle, .
(Pier 29. E. R.) STEAMER. Florida. Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $moo; Excursion 547.30; Steerage'. $14.2S
The magnificent of this to sail follows
Steamships Company are appointed as :
Wednesday Jan. 27th, at 3 r. it. ..... .CHHROKEE..Tuesday. Feb. 2d at 7:00A.M l
Friday, Jan. 29thatJP.M..SEMINOLE..Thursday. Feb. 4th, at 9:00A.M FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
Monday, Feb. 1st at J P. M....... IROQUOIS.". ......Sunday. Feb. 7th. at I1woA.M [Central or 900 Meridian Time.]

WedneSday, Feb. 3d atJ P. Ar..YHMASSEH.Tuesd. 'Feb.Feb. 9th. at 1:30 P. M Kansas City.........................................................Monday, Febuary ist, 7.00 .m
Feb at
Fridaq Feb. ..... "CHEROKEE ... Feb. 11th. two P.M ChattahoochoH .................................................Wednesday, February 3d, p
Monday, Feb loth 8th. 3 P. K......." ,".......Sunday Feb. 14th, at 5:00 A. M Nacoochee...........................................................Friday, February, ii.ooa.m 9.00 ajn
Wednesday 12th,at 3 P. K........"SEMINOLE. .. ......Tuesday. Feb 16th. at 7:30 A. M City of Birmingham..............................................,Saturday, February 6thl2.oom
Friday Feb. at 3 P. 11..... "YEMASSEE IROQUOIS;." ..... .Thursday, Feb. 18th. at 8:00 A. M City of Augusta....................................................Monday, February,
Mondy Feb. 15th, at J P. )( ....." ......Sunday Feb. 21St, at Ib.oo A. M Tallahassee....................................... ...........Wednesday, February loth,2.30.oo p.m
Wednesday, Feb. 17th, at 3 P. H. ALGONQUIN .Tuesday 23d. at 12:00 NON Kansas City........................................................Friday, Fel ruary 12th,4 p.m
{ Friday Feb.Feb. 19th. at3 P. M..CHEROKEE.Thursday. Feb Feb. 25th, at two P.1I4 Chattahoorhee..................................................Saturday, February 13th,6.30 5.30 a.m
Monday Feb. 22d. at31-.M..SHMINOLlt..Sunday".. .... 28th. at 5:00A.M Nacoochee................... .................................Monday, February isth, 7.00 p.m
WedneSday, 24th.at3p.M..IROQUOIS. .Tuesday. Mar 1st. at 6wo: A. M City of Birmingham..................... ... ....... ........Wednesday, February 17th, 8.30 p.m
Friday, Feb. 26th.at3p.K..YEMASSER.Thursday...... "..... Mar. 3d. at 8:00A.MMonday : City of Augusta... ..............................................Fri.lay; February 19th a.m
Feb. 29th. at 3 P. M. ALGONQUIN, :::)unday, 1\lar. 6th. at 10:30 A. M Tallahassee..................................,...........*...,....Saturday February loth,9.30 io.ooa.rn a.m
Kansas City............................................. ...........Monday< February 22d, 12.00
Chattahoochee................................................Wednesday, February 24th, m
ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.For Nacoochee......................... ...............................Friday, February 26th,23opnt!
City of Birmingham........................ ....................Saturday. February 27th, 4.00 p.m
Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on City of Augusta...... ........... ................................Monday, February 29th 5.00 6.30 p.m p.m

st. Johns River.The FOR BOSTON.

City of Macoii............................... .......................Tuesday, February 2d, 8.00
Gate City......................................................... ....Fnday, February 5th a.m
:Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers City of Savannah..................................... .......Wednesday, February loth,ii.ooa.m
City of MacoiiDessoug ......................................................Sunday, February 14th,4.00 6.v p.m
CITY OF JACI sO TXL L E Gate City......-..................... ...........................Wednesday, February iTth 8.30 a.m
City of .savannah... ....... ....................................Monday. February 22d a.m
CAPT. W. A. SHAW, City of 1\lacon. .................................................Friday, February 26th,. 12com,
Gate City.........................................................Monday, February 29th.6.00(.00 p.m p m


/' CAPT. .T. W. LUND, JR., ( Ship does NOT Carry Pasl ellgers.)

Dessoug...........'...................................... ...........Tuesday, February 2d 8.00 .
Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville, daily, except Saturday at 3:30 p. m., and from Sanford ..............................................................Friday, February 12th,, a m
daily except Sunday, at 9 a. m. Iessoug"' ................................................ ...........Monday, February 22d,11.30a.m 5.03 p.m
Leave 330 p. u, .Jacksonville.Arrive 11=45 P. M ,
f II 8a: P. M.. .Leave Two: P. MI I Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line), offer to the
".. 1.30 A. M. ... 2:00: P. M Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equaled by no other line.
2.t5A.: M. Francis...... 12:45 P. M Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North East and Northwest
5:00: A. )(......*.. ; 11:45: A. V Savannah. For information and rooms apply to '
6:00: A. M.....BlueSprings...... 11:00: A. M B. R. PRICK Soliciting Agent, W. H. LUCAS. Fla.
Arrive 8:00: A. 1'0(......'........Sanfoid....................... ...... II 9:00 A. M 77 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 77 West Pass.Agent,
.. 9:15: A. u.... .......................:'Enterprise.............................. II 9:30 A. M R. I, WALKER Agent C. G.ANDERSON Bay Street Jacksonville Agent.
New Pier No.35. North River, New York.: City Exchange Building..
Savannah Ga.
General and Ticket Office 88 West St. Jacksonville.F.
Passenger Bay RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents Lewis' Wharf. Boston.W. .
L. Agent, S.Third Street Philadelphia.J. .
M. IKONMONGEU Jr., Florida 88 13
Passenger Agent West St., Fla.
Bay Jacksonville:
W. F. OODKN FAY Traveling Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York.J. D. IIASIIAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. & Westetn Ry. Co., 261 Broadway.N. Y.
O. PKLOT, Freight Agent on wharf foot Hogan: Street Jacksonville. Fla. G. M. SORREL, Manager. W. K. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. *\&" ., Jacksonville: Wa1H7S. -
For Tickets apply to S.. F. W.Railway
JOHN L. IIOWAHI), Flurida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville: Fla. _____ _
J. A. L.KSL.IK SUp'erintendentfoot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla.
MARSHALL H. CT.YDK Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York. .
TII. O. O. KGKll, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green New York.

WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l .
Agents, '
VV XL.L.X.A.1\lI: : : A.. BOTJ3R.S
12 South TVharvea, Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green, New York. ,


. 1892 is a beautiful book of one hundred pages,elegantly printed, Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
with true Photo-Engravings Colored Plates and plain, reasonable
r descriptions of all subjects indicated by its name. It is a Mirror of ,
American Horticulture to date reflecting: the very complete supplyof
t' Seeds, Plants and Flowers of our Stores and Greenhouses. 20 WEST BAY STREET, JACKSONVILLE, FLA
tor the Garden, Lawn and Farm with all additions to date. A COMPLETE STOCK
For4C. (i22-cent stamps) we mail one bulb each Jacobian Scarlet
i Lily and new Tuberous Begonia. Our BOOK with each of these offers. Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran.Wheat Grits Meal
j For 40c. we mail one plant Grand Chrysanthemum Waban. (see cut) ; ,
the sensation of this season's flower shows mammoth pink flowers ten



9j(n lWl.(led ROOT LAST Trees Ji BEAR: see Ute"Fruits WHOLE and tomt_ < I J. E. Tygert &: Co.'s j ,

Fruit Treei"-Free. Amtr. NITRATE SODA,
Garden says:MOTC!.USEFUL to the point. Orange Judd Star Brand Fertilizers
. Farmer:Ably writt tmitvIKrORMAIION.Ccl.
t fruit Grower:Surprising LOW prieeil Apple Ptar.Cber- MURIATE OF POTASH. '
&OSE8-every thing. No lar eutoeklD 11.8. NoBETTES. Comprising DIIZ c
) Vocht&pcr.STARK, 71ft Louisiana SULPHATE POTASH,
UO.-1'0u4e4182li:OLDEST tOOO Acres LAZQEI.z! Orange Tree and Vegetable


r ThPs' : /> nTvtr1or In the market and a trial' will convince.

A MAN PixuoforS45O: '

GRAPEttVINESu.wlW.ALLl'nm'l' }
paid only

limi16 $375. C '' IiI
A;,._ For the. 1'10.00.Neither very.aainr : y > ,&. Sn. OcMrisUr CatafcwM m* T. 8. I1UBB1BD CO.,FILEDO IA. A.I.DE. .
one was orth s
a nickel over$300. TAFTS ASTHMAUSHt
D ASTHMA 'Cails' :send us Sow '
against Insure paying Yourself tffafFbitant ,r. ... -= rd'HE t lrccs CB.,TAnaaOS.M.CO..aCCHESTU.C.t"FREE-CUREDaeY !I I ?ALE SICKlY--

direct from 1C''
HIDDEN & BATES Savannas Gas For field, garden and grove. 44The best cultivator $15 00 Cash with order.-Mote's Hiatt Auto! lOOKIUG 'fHllDRfH
I ever saw," is the verdict of all who use it. matic Single Orange Sizer will size :r.1:
Who h ?.but One Prire and that the 7oir.rf},.*. Works either level or on a bed; perfectly adjust 250 boxes per day. H tndreds now in use. Send
1, |You_canH pay them more than Instruments able;cleanest cutting:lightest draught. for testimonial sheet:.order early. This is ac abject to SPAMMS are most Htelr troubled with .
are ctnall/worth. ) I
| Write) for latest They are not built that way. Every cultivator fully warranted. Price$10. knowledgedbyhuto be the best and cheapest rIuuMSgAFAHNES1OCK'SY*the.celebrated.
'.. SPECIAL OFFERS. I GODBSY & HARRIS sixer in existence.: B. H. MOTE'S SIZEK Co., 8eeneoJ''t"qlW" !'andnererfaila.nnees
1 Waldo Fla. Leesburg, Fla. 10-22-1 ot I tar17'hat'-"nitlstsar 8 A .." 'fmlt&tSolF >>


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... ;. Pure Fine Ground Bone, .1' Dark. and Bright Cotton Seed ,Meal e ; ;..

wA.nimal Bone and Potash, 4 Tobacco Stems, r .: j,

Blood, Bone and Potash, Canada Hardwood .A.shes. .'. Jlj'/f:

..S Pulverized Animal Bone, Sulphate of Potash:"' c'fuc. {t

:Fruit: *:n.c3L Vine: : Bearing: : : -rrees. S ..

'C>ran.geJree: : : :HtooCL, "yoxms: Trees. .. '

Vegetable and: I: ? tats> Grower.GEO. : .

E. WILSON, 5O West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.:: r .t.. ,


As Florida oranges are now a staple fruit in the English markets, to obtain profitable prices, in the future it will only be necessary to export good quality and
land oranges in good condition in the foreign markets. -
Messrs. Smith & Crouch, one of the largest, best and most reliable fruit firms in England, say of the Liverpool market, that the demand is now so large that 5.000
boxes, weekly, could be handled up to January 1st, with satisfactory results if the fruit is sound on arrival.As .
one of the largest exporters of apples in New York and as a large importer of fruit from'England, my knowledge of the carrying ability of steamers enables .
roe to select the best to ship by., S S .{
Representing the best firms in Liverpool and Glasgow, and having my own house in London, are also further reasons why shippers should send through me."O' .:f !
In order to export oranges, shippers can consign their fruit to me to New York. If on examination it is in condition to forward,I will have the same placed on the t
best I. and fastest steamers and send a Bill of Lading as evidence shipment to shipper. If not sound enough to export, I will either turn the lot over to any New York
fi m the owner may designate, or sell it myself at auction.
The best steamers land their cargoes in Liverpool, so that a cable report of sales is received in New York in twelve days after sailing. A check covering about thea i
.mntof the proceeds is then sent on account to the shipper, by me. In twenty days from date of shipment from Florida it is thus possible to have the proceeds in
the hands of the shippers. ..
Please note the following facts : _
Large sizes of oranges, 112's-126's, bring as much as 150's and 176's. No matter oranges are shipped green and are sour, the earliest possible shipment pay.
Dead Green Spanish Oranges always bring the highest prices, being the only kind in the market. Oranges must not be shipped from New York later.than December
1st. There is no demand after the holidays until March\ 1st. '
:T Advances of 75c. per box on your fruit will be made to such shippers as need money, and such are authorized to draw on me with Bills of Lading attached.
Further particulars and stencils will be furnished bv... '
E. Ii. GOODSELL, No. 103 Park Place, '_

No. 15:>> Philpot mane, London, Eng.I' S

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1 Vegetable Grower."Uniform
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good results In every ro..etf
k-rn wi 5- the very best hieh-graJe Fertilizer I ever
: used." J. B. Wyatt, Supt. Fair Oak I
a # Groves, Manatee, FJa. r *

; "t TEGETABLES GROW in 60 to 90 days,

V and, as a rule, do best on a manure thatis

available and about ready to nourish.

t.E FERTILIZERS Bowker's Vegetable Grower is a special fertilizer,

made to produce a vigorous, healthy growth, and

t is composed of chemicals especially adapted to
,U "( .I'U.U; ; I i4';nJST.; QmWjSeTtT Varlm. 29! jfaiV actual test In the Field proves them tUbf.
.: neqnaltal fur raising large crops.: The purity of the component materials and thescientific: accuracy 'I vegetables, which'feed this class of ,crops in a
F' with which they are combined make Bradlej's Fertilizers the most perfect a -well as the most ,
tr I' manner to produce a healthy growth which -with
economical plant-food the orange or vegetable grower can use. Send for beautifully illustrated
pamphlet. stands disease and matures early. For sound,

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