Florida farmer & fruit grower

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Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title:
Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title:
Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title:
Florida farmer and fruit grower
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
S. Powers
Creation Date:
April 14, 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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Preceded by:
Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by:
Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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FLA. APRIL 14 1892.
JACKSONVILLE, Whole No. 1210
Proprietors Yol. IV, No. US.



Has proved to be the earliest and finest grape in Florida being fully two weeks earlier than Niagara. 4 =
57 CHATHAM ST., BOSTON. All the White Diamond grape vines we offer for sale have been grown and will be shipped rnC' I ,
direct by the Diamond White Grape Company, of Rochester N. Y. They are guaranteed to be ($ ,,
Price Catalogues of weekly sales furnishedon strong,healthy two-year-old vines and our prices for the same are as follows: I g.

application. FOR CASH, $22 PER 100 or$200 PER 1,000. : c

O.W.BA. "E1'T., ESTABLISHED IS&&.J. H.BABKETP ON TIME, $40, $35 or $3O PER 100, ACCORDING TO Ia; : :

BROS. Send for price list and descriptive pamphlet, giving terms for vineyard planting on time. Address C
BARNETT E. DUBOIS BOX 182, Tallahassee. Fla. General Agent Diamond White _
AGENTS Grape Company for Florida and Georgia.Also o ...
full stock or Niagara Delaware, Ives Cynthiana, Norton Chassellas Black Hamburg and
FLORIDA :FRUIT EXCHANGE. all other leading and new varieties of grape vines native and foreign. 0A .
aq av
Wholesale Commission, Fruits and Vegetables.
Prompt' returns. Stencils on application. FOUR NEW WA/MMftLONS.
1W!' South water Street.Chh"wPALMER
.. And Building Material.
RIVENBURG & CO. ------ -----
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SUCCESSORS TO THE DIXIE--The new shipping melon; RUBY GOLD--A seedling with variegated CHARLESTON, S. C.
A superior to Kolb's Gem. ; splendid for home use.
THE WILD--A large native melon discovered THE DELA W AREz-The largest melon of
laG Jieade Street, yew York. among the Seminole Indians A single melon weighed 129 poundsIn BENTON&UPSONJACKSONVILLE
SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY. South Florida. and 11 ounces. .

Oranges and lemons, Pineapples, and all other 1'JtICJJ: Ten cent per packet, or one package-each of thin four varieties, thirty cent, .
truck, also dried fruits
furs etc. early ;nuts, post paid. FLA.,
All consignments promptly remitted for. Sten Anyone ordering from this advertisement and mentions this paper will receive a packet White
cils and market reports furnished free. Gem Melon,the most prolific one known. '

References and banks: Bradstreets of the South.,and established merchants H. G. HASTINGS & CO., Seedsmen and Florists, IRRIGATING

THE 11ST 1*E5 RI,A O HC IS 3V F Lv01 ID A.


JVetr, Hare and Elegant Jlattt* of livery. WHAT ARE THEY ? MACHINERY

Palms, Orchids, Cacti and Bamboos The Virginia Ventilated Fruit Carriers. BOTH )

Shade and ornameatal trees and shrubs for South

ern for lawns the and greenhouse. gardens. or Choice conservatory.exotic plants FOR EARLY TOMATOES, STRAWBERRIES, PEACHES AND PLUMS. A .

ORANGE AND LEMON TREESin No. 41-6 B skets, three-quarter Bushel. No. 34-i6-quart gift crate STEAM HORSE POWER: .
all the leading varieties,budded from bearing No. 42-4 II one-hall Bushel. No. 36-32- IINO.562"
trees on our own grounds and guar- No. 30-32- Standard crate.
anteed true to
All the New and Desirable name. Tropical Send for catologues,prices and samples.SOUTH'SIDE .
Fruits. Our 88 page Illustrated and Descriptive Va. PIPE PIPE FITTING BRASS
Catalogue for 1892 tells all about these things,and MFG. CO., Petersburg, ,
is sent free to applicants. AddressR.
Seven Oaks, Fla.
R. M. BURROWS & CO. Write for Estimates.
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&:: UOlf.lRISION N.lEBUHA.lWTS, Jennings ILLUSTRATED Nursery LIST Co.FREE., Thoma .

64 tfc 66 PROSPECT ST., Cleveland, O. yU hoeor rta.'j
Z? We are not connected in any way with any so-called Fruit Auction House. Only actual selling .
Trade Mark. prices quoted. Correspondence with shippers solicited. REFERENCEs-Mercantile National Bank ; SIx days carllet than
Wm. Edwards & Co., Wholesale Grocers; Childs, Groff& Co., Wholesale Boots & Shoes; Brad- shy variety tee tt'd.t tbeAgrletm'l -
HOLLIS CANNED MEAT FOR. POULTRY streets'and R. G. Dun&Co.'s Mercantile Agencies; "Ohio Farmer,"Cleveland. tattA'f at o Will Make Hens Lay! greenish white DIp
Will Make Chickens Grow! tender Sweet and de- .
AND GOOD FOR MOULTING FOWLS. yajNNjaSonthornifiost Florist& Establishment in U. S. = that Hrious.ranks Tbe ant 011)7)both grape 111

This rood Is strictly fresh meat carefully earllnets and quality '
iacb: Tine sealed with '!
cooked,ground fine,seasoned and hermetically I ESTABLISHED 1883. -_ :- cur jTfrtsteied trade-
sealed in 8-lb cans. Being ground fine,It r i Rare new fruits;Shrubbery;Ornamental plants-Palms,Orchids,Ferns, ,jrcuiar.'-ivm.oWII*: lurim r Information.mark label.Agents Send wanted for .
can be readily mixed with soft food,and fed 1 Bamboos,Cactus, Conifers,Aquatics. Stock safely shipped over the whole jf'8S SIEP"'. 1UVT' ONS.New Canaan: ,CU c.If'I'
so as to give each fowl an equal share.: Prlo i. J' world. Fine illustrated catalogue of too pages sent on receipt of ice. Clean,
SO eta per can; 13.per doz. Address HOLLIS 1,' healthy stock. Low prices. FE'NCINC"e. "


Boston Ma fit. Mention paper.' a: WIRE ROPE SELVABE. .

CHESTNUTS-Japan Mammoth and 81
Giant Parry's,Japan Walnuts.Japan Golden ,
..... Russet Idaho and Keiffer Pears Eleagnus I A
Longlpes, Hardy Oranges and other valuable Ten acres devoted to testing new varieties. Thirty acres in orchards. One quarter of a million M
novelties. Small Fruits, Grapes, etc. Fruit, (2So( ono)nursery trees of the finest tested varieties. Our!new catalogue for 1891-93 is the most com.
Shade and Nut trees. Ornamental Shrubs,Vines, prehensive we have ever issued,and will be mailed free oj application. Address

etc. Illustrative Descriptive WILLIAM Catalogue PARRY free. G. L./TABER :-: plan St. Mary Fla. I RABBIT & POULTRY FE d ..
1-2S-Jm Parry, Jfeif Jersey.J Yn$ t r.ld. aXTUU WQvU w1U R>

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Is the most effective compound vet discovered for deslrovinpthe.insects infesting the orange: tree and is a sovereign remedy
for the
funei on trees and plants. Being free
from all substances of a caustic corrosive .
be handled or poisonous nature it c..
perfect safety to the person, and apolied to the trees at any stare of growth without injury.

This insecticide has been used by some of the larp'estoianp'e: growers in the State during the
past two years and has wen
satisfaction. .
perfect References
furnished on application. .* .. _
OUART-TO FIFTY GALLONS WATER. When used at this strength the
trees should be
for the Rust Mite twice sprayed
a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of in
spraying trees it t is better
cheaper to the I Insecticide
use at full strength, viz.: One-u lIon of solution to gallons of
50 water, as the fumes from the Insecticide -
i will kill the Rust Mite '
I three even the solution should not happen} fo touch them. In using the Insecticide at this strength it will save

Other or Preparation through the season, thereby reducing the cost from one-third to one-half. This is an Advantage Possessed by

j, no of Sulphur if used in i this manner it will l also kill the other insects that may be moving on the trees.

f FOR RED SPIDER and SCALE, use one gallon to
fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application.
r PRICE 20c. PER,GALLON in barrels. If there is
no,agent in your vicinity write for price delivered.
:- SPRAYING APPARATUS furnished to
our customers a cost. ,
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E ,: McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra, Fla.

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l --The F'lorid.a 1.: : Line--: .

With the Magnificent Conn ctlo'1"{ :

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

The attention of shippers la directed to the Plant 8. 8. Line between
Jacksonville,Gainesville, Havana-Key West and Tampa,and roach Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford ,
Bainbridge River Junction and Savannah,Savannah and Charleston, 8. F.4 W.Ry.between -
and Ocean
York,and Merchants and Miners Transportation Company between Savannah Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New
and Baltimore The best ,
points North and Northwest.]i Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connections equipped: fastest and most prompt lines between all point In 1I'l0ridaand all
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via ,
: .... Savannah Jescp Bainbridge and Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Bainbridge
DailY fast freight all,rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern,Interior t Jesup and, Savannah to all points Florida;fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jack
and Coast points, Including New;York,Boston, Philadelphia,Baltimore, Callahan and Live Oak.
Washington and Four
ships a week by the fleet
k Providence. steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sallingfrom
t Four connections a week for New York via Ocean.Steamshlp Companyleaving Savannah, Saturday.New York(New Pier 85,North River,)direct for Savannah Monday Wednesday,Friday and
Mondays, Wednesdays,Fridays and Saturdays.: -
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants and )Uner 'TrauportatJoDCom-t The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston June 11.
I leaving Savannah every Wednesay and Saturday. and 25 for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast
Connections for Boston ? freight trains for all points In Florida.
Boston and Savannah
I June',11.18 and 25. Steamship Company,leaving Savannah. From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Philadelphia May V, IV and 29,
Connections for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship every five days from regular tailing day via New York to Savannah.
Savannah June 4,14 an"24. Company leaving- From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., every Tuesday and
'Balling days for Steamships:} are subject to change; without notice l Friday, making close connection. with 8._,F._ A W.Ry".for all points Florida.

The Florida Dispatch Line Is the qnlckestfand( best freight. route from all points North,East.rd'"cM to Icrida.) Fcr full raitknlarF,rates,stencils and shipping)
any Agents of the above lines,or to. receipts apply to
0:>>.OWENS,Trade Manager':Savannah,Ga. F.B.PAPY, Nmc Manager,Savannah,Ga. WM.P.HARDEE,Genl Freight Agent,Savannah,Ga.
. W.M.DAVIDSON, Genl Traffic Agent, Jacksonville,Fla.
; :J.1t".J.. ".p..JORDAN,Trav.Agent,.Qnlncy.- :j.E..DBATTOK,'Tray Agent,_JacksonvWe. ,J.H.STXPHKCa,Agent; ,Jacksonville.


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C rrolle and Ozc1aird. DRAINAGE FOB ORANGE possessing defective drainage. The vii phor tree "twelve fourteen feet in
TREES.IN lage of Buras, located on the banks of diameter."
the river, about seventy miles below
California Oranges. FLORIDA. your city, possesses a soil and climate South Florida's great industry, more
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower which have and more I believe will be fruit
The Californians are taking a good rendered it famous as the I grow
deal of interest in Florida oranges this Writers on orange culture are all"but habitat of the orange and other citrus ing; chiefly citrus fruits. To the man
Our The unanimous in condemning wet or fruit. Yet even in this favored spot the whose tastes lead him to such avoca-
year. bright contemporary, effort to cultivate in
undrained land but it is nevertheless orange groves un- tions the field is broad and I have
California Fruit Grower, of April 2, drained land has always resulted disas- no:-
devotes half a page to.a report of the a fact that some of the best fruit in trously.No doubt of the successful results of hon
auction sales of Florida oranges and Florida is produced by trees growing system of fertilization, no methodof est labor in these lines here. The
twelve lines to those of its own State. !! in the bog. It is reported that there after cultivation, will ever overcomethe differences between the producers and
Now another esteemed contem- are groves in the east coast hammocksthat evil of defective drainage. Every the railroads will adjust themselves in
comes dollar spent and hour of labor bestowed
have be worked with hoes the every time. Both
to reasonablemen.
porary, The Rural Californian, and upon an orange tree whose roots parties are
soil being too sloppy at times to bear Each must work and will
sends us all the way from Los Angeles are wholly or partially submerged in ,
the cut on our first page, which is froma the tread of horses. Of course it is water (even for a few months during the work, in time for the success of the
of Riverside tree two very wicked for orange trees, contraryto year) is time and money irrevocably lost. other.-LYMAN PHELPS, in American
photograph a
In the loose soil of the Mississippi
sandy -
old from the bud all rules, to thrive and bear good Garden..
years bearing 136 Sound no grove should be plantedin +* *
fruit in such situations which
oranges! goesto lands possessing less than two or
This is certainly a phenomenal show that even the vegetable world three feet drainage. In order to deter- Orange Rust and Pine Pollen.
and and comes in for its share of natural de- mine what drainage is attainable, the There are growers who contend
growth fruitage, we willingly
test should be made during the rainy
pravity.All that the rust of Florida is
surrender entire first to giveit oranges
our page period of the year. Let a small hole be
appropriate setting. It demonstrates the land about Federal Point is dug; if water rises to within two feet caused by the pollen of the pines, as
as nothing but ocular proof could do flooded during the rainy season, but I from the surface, then abandon at once there are not lacking people in the
the wondrous fertility of the soil and by planting trees upon slightly raised all visionary hope, for orange groves will North who believe that the pollen of
beds and leading off the surface water not thrive in lands suitable only for the fever. We
water of that favored State; in fact, it marine rag-weed produces hay
vegetation or alligators.Do
in shallow ditches they seem to and condense the of Pro
almost deprives man of any merit get not be deluded because you possess quote report
whatever, except, possibly, as an irri-- along as well as the average. surface drainage and the land appears fessors Riley and Hubbard on the subject -
gator, and bestows on Nature the By reason of river protection during dry. See to it that the roots are not sub- of orange rust:
praise of the remarkable achievementsin northwest winds frost seldom does merged. If orange trees have been l It has always been known, and has

fruit growing in that State. It is harm, but the place was hard hit dur- already correspondent planted has in places referred such to as, your they always given concern. It varies froma

just possible that it is a little too easyto ing the freeze of March 17,. 1890, should be either transplanted in higher more or less pronounced stain be-
grow oranges in California. Sheri when trees were full of bloom? and lands or totally abandoned. In no single t neath the cuticle to a rough, deep
dan once said of a writer succulent growth. On this occasionice I Instance has the attempt to cultivate i brown incrustation. When heavily
as thick as a dinner plate formedin sweet orange trees in low and swampy coated, the surface is chapped like
'You write with ease to show your breeding lands resulted in
ever success.
But easy writing's curst hard reading. buckets of water standing on the --. that of a russet apple. It may be first
So, might it not be said of California ground. Florida Camphor.I noticed when the fruit is small, or
oranges that easy growing is rather The owner of one grove of seven one third grown _(early summer). It
poor eating. A soil can very easilybe or eight acres of trees fifteen to twenty regret to see the article on "cam rapidly increases when the fruit is full
too rich to produce the .highest years old, only of medium size or phor production in Florida" in the grown, and is most noticed when the

quality of fruit, as the Californians rather small, spent months pruning columns of The American Garden, Fruit begins to color,though there
themselves are aware when they plant away dead wood, then fertilized-liberally which usually is so free from such. increase, but rather decrease, after
their vineyards on the foot hills to with Forrester's orange treg ma "Well, well, well!" If the article that time. Rusts are mostly due to

avoid the earthy flavor of wine made nure and put down an artesian',well. "has any saving grace, it is the enor- fungi; but there is nothing of this kind
from grapes raised in the valleys. We I The yearly product had never before mity of its claims, as you so well put about the orange rust. The oil ceUs
might quote numerous passages from exceeded ten or twelve hundred boxes, it in regard to nut culture. It is just are depleted and the epithelial cells

our Northern exchanges, who are im :and yet the present season about two such "prophylactic" (vulgare), to quote clogged with brownish resin., I'he surface -.
partial judges in this matter, but we thousand three hundred boxes of fruit from the article, which has retarded is fissured; and the rind shrinks

confine ourselves to one taken at have been gathered, of which a>well- immigration to the State. Fifteen or and toughens, and loses essential oil.

random, an extract from the Philadel known,expert said, that but littleifrom: sixteen years ago just such claims were Carefully examined, a rusty orange
phia correspondence of the N. Y. Indian River was as good and none made for the Eucalyptus globulus. No will be found covered with cast mite

Fruit Trade Journal: better. one now puts them forth. Even the skins, thick in autumn or summer,
"California oranges are being of. Another grower who pays particular land agent is not fool enough to longer Jess noticeable in winter. The mites
fered freely, and the seedling varieties attention to sorting and grading; talk: 01! "the marvelous growing eucalyptus" themselves will be found on the non-

meet with good demand. Some stock nas, even during this season of low which "would thrive on any rusted fruit, and all over the tree in
has been offered during the past week prices, had many boxes of fancy fruitto sort of land." One intelligent Eng ;spring and summer. The mites are so
which was evidently free from frost bring five dollars per box in,open lishman gave a barrel of water a weekto minute as to be scarcely noticeable

and of good flavor, with plenty of market, as proved by documentary a eucalyptus tree, and when fifty- singly; but collectively they give the
juice, making a very good orange! for I evidence. two weeks from the seed it was eighteen green; leaf and fruit the appearance of
cheap trade" (The italics are ours). While perhaps as a general rule well feet high and its branches had a being sprinkled with golden dust.
drained land is to be recommended as spread of twelve feet. This growthis : Pine pollen is often mistaken for

Mulching: and Frost. best for a grove, the above facts prove not marvelous in the light of the them, and they for: pollen. The attacksof

Our Texas correspondent, Mr. H. that sometimes} the bog "gets there all claims of chemical science, as statedin the mite are always followed by rust
M. Stringfellow, writing of the recent the same.'* E. H. HART. those papers Washington last on the fruit; but on the leaves they
cold snap, says of his Le Conte pear Federal Point, Fla., April S ,GIN month before the "Society for the : produce only a dull, tarnished appear-
trees : "The foliage was entirely uninjured LOUISIANA. .>: Promotion of Agricultural Science" : ance, contrasting with the polish of
except some cuttings: that were j Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: > on the benefits of water to induce tree the healthy leaf, and a sure indicationof

mulched; these were badly bitten by The subjoined article was written by growths. I am a believer in those depredations even after the mites

the frost the second morning, the 19th, Mr. Aug. F. Leovy, of Buras, for the papers, but not to the extent of ex- have left. The leaves look dry and
though the thermometer only went to benefit of orange growers in Louisiana cluding other plant food, or accepting dusty, with slight loss of color as from
.. 30 degrees. The cuttings not mulchedwere and Mississippi, but it is extremely that "rain falling is the worst form in drought. When the foliage of the trees
entirely unhurt." This agrees possible that some of our people may which water can be applied to the bright, the oranges are bright. The
with statements that have been fre- derive advantage by being remindedof soil. I regret the camphor article, living mites are not found on rusty

quently made in our columns, that the costs of defective drainage. because the power of the press is oranges. They quit both fruit and

mulching or any kind of trash attracts The article was published originallyin enormous-an over statement hurts a leaf, and wander to fresh fields when
frost and causes it to settle on it, to the Times-Democrat. *r State as well as an individual. Couldour the oil is depleted or the surface too
the injury of plants or trees standing Buras, La.Lands friends just state what is done in lard for their beaks.
close by. The naked earth, smooth lying contiguous to the .Mississippi the State, and show the net results Careful readers of our market reports -
and hard, is a better protection than ) as a"rule, possess sufficient natural (from the sales of a few years, the. will not fail to have noticed
drainage for the successful cultivation of
State would be the gainer. No industry *' that have several times
mulching; but, of course, hay or orange groves The artificial drainage of lately,
straw placed over a plant has a differ- I the: city of New Orleans, if properly I can thrive on paper only. For! especially in Chicago, sold higher
ent effect. maintained, will extend the area suitablefor some years I had charge of the two'. than brights. In Jacksonville the
the culture of oranges and other;semitropical largest camphor trees in the State, so same: is noticed toward the end of the
Trouble : fruits to localities remote from far as I know. They are not season. Rust prolongs the
For Malaria, Liver: the: river; but in every instance*great very orange
.. or Indigestion,use caution should be observed in setting out rapidly growing trees. A loblolly season by improving the keeping
groves to avoid trenching upen rlands pine of the same age beats them twoto qualities of the fruit. Early in the
BROWN'S IRON BITTERS lying too near the swamp or otherwise !: one. I never expect to ice a cam season it is a source of loss. It may

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well be questioned whether the strug- fruit. When buds are well cared for ange tree, the result has been much Plant Wide.It .

gle against the mite of itself is worth in and about Riverside, and all other better trees in form, and the fruit pro- is generally believed that budded .

the grower's while, but in connectionwith places between the coast range of duced has brought excellent prices. trees will not grow so large as a seed-

the red spider which has no mountains and those of the east, from The Florida lemon has much less ling. This is a mistake. Conse-

compensating benefits money ex one-half to two thirds of the fruit will competition in the markets, also, than quently, persons in setting out an or-

ended in applying a good insecticideis be both sizeable and mature enoughto the orange, owing to the time of ma- chard are apt to plant too close.

undoubtedly a good investment. clip from the last of October to the' turing.-Halifax Journal. Twenty-five feet each way is quite
middle of December the balance of t .-t
; needs all the
near enough, as tte) tree
Profit in Lemons-n. fruit will be in different stages of Mangos on the SubPeninsula.Editor sunshine possible to develop both

Before proceeding to explain his growth, and as often as once a month Farmer and Fruit Grower: foliage and fruit.

system of cultivation in detail Mr. for six or seven months the fruit It will be remembered by a great
At the celebrated farm of
Garcelon first gives some general should be clipped. In lemon orchards many that before the freeze of '86 I orange
Bradish in
statements which are of value-to our: between the coast range and the ocean was very enthusiastic over the "proS- Johnson the parish of Pla-
which contains
quemines, more than
growers: conditions are somewhat different. pects" (oh, that word!) of mango cul eleven thousand
Years ago my attention was drawn The saline atmosphere of the ocean ture. No tree nor weed-no vegetationI trees, mostly

toward the apparent truth that Cali- modifies the cold, and the blossomsof ever knew-grew so fast and was so lings, we believe, they are set 20x25,

fornia could not produce a good the trees are not chilled conse without and lack room, while the grove of
prolific, an enemy or a .
Mr. G. B. Metcalf
lemon for the San Francisco market planted much
quently the fruit crop is more evenly most luscious, delicious fruit,
quoted lemons at$5 and $6 ; home, at distributed throughout the year. But ble of being shipped to any point in nearer, is suffering both in fruit and

$1 and $2, and even less. These last this same situation and condition produce the United States. Never to be foliage. Nothing is gained by crowd-

were always overgrown seedling lemons by excessive moisture, a fungus duced in such abundance but that ing, as the experience of these and

which should have left the trees Upon the trees and fruit, which entail would be a great rarity. All inquiriesand many. other gentlemen fully testifies,

months before. But they grew larger,, the expense of cleaning the lemons market feeling promised a most for even when budded upon sour' stock

made fewer to the box, and made- before marketing and involves an extra ravishing, bewildering "prospect" for they will ultimately reach the altitudeof 1

yes, made those who used them profane handling, which, when fruit has to be an overwhelming fortune. I almost the sweet seedling, though through

over their efforts to extract any kept for the market, is apt to impairits turned grey worrying over what I early bearing it takes a longer time.
In the seed of
juice from them. Soon following the On the planting the sour or-
keeping qualities. other should do with my money when I
the mistake is
introduction ot budded oranges came hand, lemon orchards east of the coast should produce one or two acres of ange often made in per-
budded lemons of different varieties. range produce the cleanest of fruit, mitting it to become too dry, hence it

Even then, the fruit which should and although the blossom in mid- mangos.But listen. One winter day in 1886, is always advisable to throw them intoa

have been clipped as soon as it was winter may drop from being chilled, on the 6th day of January, there swept vessel of water or mix them with
moist sand. When the
ready was allowed to remain upon the yet tjie next blooming will have more down upon us over the treeless Gulf- ready
trees months too long, because it was fruit in consequence, and this makes 700 miles of bare ocean-one of those ought to be sown thinly in dril's' and

early winter, and no one wants lemons the heavy crop which matures before Texas blizzards. But to make a long they should be kept clean and grow-
ing throughout the season. The following
to any extent in winter. the holidays. little shorter I will that
story a say
winter they must be dug care-
The lemon is an ever bearing tree. cooled ardor
f Lemons my on mangos. Nevertheless fully, the tap root pinched off and
While the orange blossoms and ma- Growing --Pruning. ,
I did few
put outa more trees,
tures its fruit at stated times, the Marcus L. Smith says he is well sat but never have I troubled about whatto transplanted into nursery rows five
lemon tree is in flower and different isfied with the condition in which he do with feet wide with a distance of three, or .
of fruit the I has found his his my mango money any more. what is better, four feet between the
stages throughout year. groves upon return : Our new trees have not been of sufficient
think I am correct in writing that all from his"two years' visit to Californiaand I size fruit before young trees, and budded where they
age or to produce
fruits having seeds change at certain Arizona. Mr. Smith thinks the last t year But, lo! the crop failed, stand,during the second year. When
times the character and quality of their winter frosts which nipped some of had ;I the young trees have formed good
generally speaking, though we
juices. While in the first stages of the tender growth of the lemon trees .about as much fruit as local markets heads, if removed into the permanent

growth, before seeds are developing, has been ot benefit, it having checked would take orchard with a ball of earth attached,
at customary prices, to
the juices are .fresh and characteristic, tale growth and thereby caused dozen which will they will grow off immediately without
40c. per you is
when seeds are being formed and tie dormant fruit buds to be pushed much id I. say wilting a leaf. While the young trees
top The few
a- so say
matured the juices lose many proper- forward, and that a much heavier lots that went to the large cities failed are growing the space between them

ties and assist in maturing seeds. crop will be the result. The effectsof to bring the checks and may" be utilized with such crops as
postage stamps
Now, how unreasonable to expect all I the freeze of 1890 in thickening up were used for remittances.Now cabbage, onions, garlic, cauliflower,

the fruit of an ever-bearing tree, like the tops ot the lemon trees and increasing find most etc., but in no case should either corn,
we a damaging blight
the lemon, to be at the same time I the bearing capacity has also the potatoes, oats, millet or anything.

ready for clipping. We have learned I converted him from the old theory thus furiously dissipating attacking all mangos dreams and and which exhausts the soil of potash be

already' that lemons should be gath I that lemon trees should not be pruned.Mr. hopes. my permitted to occupy the ground.-N.

tred from the tree many times throughthe Smith now believes that the We have a number of finer kinds O. Times-Democrat.

year. At first, before we knew ]long; branches should be yearly shortened than heretofore known. I cannot

better, the whole crop was taken atone : in, a closer, bushy top be pro give their names. Some grafted fruit CONSUMPTION

time, large and small, and to day duced with bearing capacity in the from the Indies never yet fruited.

some growers persist in taking from I middle of the tree. But I know of none of those impor ed I hare a pontire remedy for the abore disease;by iU
the tree in early winter lemons no This looks like sound doctrine and use thousands of eases of the wont kind and of longstanding
trees that are doing very well. I am hare been cored. Indeed 10 strong is my fait
larger than walnuts, for fear of chill, 1 will certainly not only add to the so well satisfied with the old seedlingsthat 1 in its efficacy,that 1 will tend TWO Borrtia TREK,wnb

having trees in exposed places Now, bearing capacity, .but to the appearance I have not troubled to obtain a a ferer VALUABLE who will send TREATISE me their Express on this and disease address.any.of,

if these trees had their growth : and we believe hardiness of the tree: which could be had, no doubt, T. A.' Sloenm, :iz. C.. 183 Pearl fit.. N. Y.

checked earlier, so that in time of cold trees, as it will, as with the orange at a reasonable price from Mr. Her- NOTICE OF INSOLVENCY.IN .

weather the trees were in a measure tree: afford protection to the body bert Beck, the importer. The man

dormant, not so much harm would be from: sun and frost. Is it not probable goes are after all for the third and COUNTY JUDGE'S COURT t
done. Better still, do not put out that the letting alone rule, with the fourth generation. \\7HKRKAS, Chas. W. DaCosta administrator
lemon trees in badly exposed or low tops.of: our citrus trees, is to be taken I have observed this tl of the estate of Geo. C. Goodrich deceased,
blight everywhere 1 late of the county aforesaid having filed in the
places. I have seen the fruit of or with many reservations, and that since the freeze and office of the County Judge of said county a writ*
ange trees hurt by frosty weather, prudent pruning will add much to I know nothing save from reading, I ten notice: suggestion is hereby of given the to insolvency all persons of having said estate claim

while lemons on adjoining trees were appearance, bearing capacity, the of t any nature whatever ugamst said estate to file
take it 'to be nearly like the pear the same. duly authenticated in the office of
not harmed. This was owing to the ease: with which the fruit can be blight or peach yellows, or like the County Judge of said county on orbeforethetlthday
condition of the trees when the cold gathered, and to the hardiness of the of April, A. D., 1892 at which time there will
effects of. root knot on peach trees. be a pro creditors entitled thereto -
struck them. As a general thing, tree? Mr. Smith, in the light of the The comes in just at the time and the administrator discharged. .
mango Witness my name as County Judge of said
lemons are more tender than oranges. past three years, the disastrous freeze when peaches, pears, apples, plums, county, this jSth day of September,A. D., 1891.
Put your lemon trees on the highest of)f March, 1890, etc., is quite favorably berries of f all kinds, melons and vegetables 'O-I 6m W.County B.OWEN Judge.
ground it is always colder on the impressed with the future for lemon
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lowest soil. growing; in Florida, and believes thatt I H? A bright energetic man or
for them. I will fruit several new j
Do not bud lemons into lemon i will be much more profitable than kinds seedlings this year and may I$ t/0' .00WEEK sole woman agent wanted for to an take article thee

stock China lemon stock is worse. orange' growing.It speak; of them when they are ripe if I that home l is and needed Indispensa In eTerJ'A

Seedling orange trees make the best is the testimony, in 'fact, of nearly feel better over "prospects." If anyone SELLS ble In erery AT SI

stock for the lemon. Lemon root is all the lemon growers at Daytona, makes a fortune in the future I 00 town days or and eocDtr a steady). 870dh income
sure sooner or later to be affected with tithe with lemon trees of mature age will 'em and all afterward. A "Bonanza"for
I whoop up you can go the rightperson. Oood
gum disease. I also think that the damage was slight, that they have into mangos. Wl)s. P. NEELD.> lobs are ac nee and... '
the stock does affect the bud and recovered more quickly than the or- Piaailayy1a. J. W. JONES 2Xaaac eon.r, SprfatflcU taken >KVto, 8 J ee al*>



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RR7ERJJD'I'RIJCIER] ( plants a" good send-off. The water is fair character, being well-shaped grain upwards on wire within fifteen inchesof
.. then turned off, but after the rice isa and firm. Of course it is not quiteso the shaded glass roof; cukes hang
r foot high or more it is turned on large'as the rice grown in our tide- down. My two side benches are three
WITH WATER'S HELP. again and in uch abundance as to water lands, which can be plowed as feet wide, my two middle benches are

completely flood the field, drowningand desired. If your entire crop is as five feet wide each, two rows to a
- .Hastings Sub-Irrijrating: Farm and killing all growth except the rice. represented by these two bags, it bench. Moisture and a bottom heat
: Rice Plantation.A HARVESTING. would sell for seed rice, which wouldof furnished by water at a temperature of
few days ago we paid a second course pay you much better than 79 from my well, permitting this
visit to this interesting farm, which is This is done by means of McCormick selling it for milling purposes. We see water to run all frosty nights under- .
situated at Hastings, on the J., St. A.& self binders, drawn by four no red grain in it at all. We would neath tbe benches the entire length of
H. R. R., seventeen miles west of I: heavy mules, and, as the harvest occurs advise your holding the crop for seed, the house."
St. Augustine. The region is in the in the rainy season, the fields are and if unable to place it for that pur- LATER RESULTS.

flatwoods, as fine an example of this often muddy, so that the ponderous pose, sell later on. In the meantimeit Last. year Mr. Hastings plantedsome
character. of soil as we have anywhereseen machines drag heavily. They are set will be getting dryer and firmer and of the American varieties in his
in the State; almost a dead level, :so as to bind. the sheaves some- be in best condition for milling." cucumber house, but he found then
what loose to permit the circula-
with a dense wiregrass sod, and a and this has
tion of air through them and RICE STRAW FOR FEED. unprofitable, year planted
good clay substratum about eighteen prevent the varieties above
them from they threshed their rice crop only English
heating and musting. The
inches or two feet below the surface, last fall Messrs. Hastings and White named and the Sion House Improved.
shocks are made as small as practicable -
retaining fertilizer and water to good bought no hay at all until a few days From his books we are permitted to
with the
same object in.view, and
advantage. are neatly capped with one or two ago, when their supply of rice straw make the following notes : First ship
RICE CULTURE. sheaves, the uppermost one laid with gave out. They have kept their large ment of cucumbers, February 20, seven
The pioneer in this is Mr. U. J. the heads to the prevailing rains. force of mules and horses on this en. dozen. Thirteen dozen in all were
White, who began year before last tirely with only the ordinary feed of shipped in February, and in March
with a test field and has now TOO acres BIRDS. grain; and they report that the animals 126 dozen, which, at $6 a dozen,
two to four inches high. He has the Mr. Hastings finds that it is wise to consumed it as freely as they do the brought him $834. He ships entirelyto
common.Carolina lowland or flooding make arrangements to wage systematicwar baled Northern timothy, without the Flagler hotels in St. Augustine,
system and the upland system with on the birds with shotguns duringthe which Florida farmers seem to think and, after they close, to the North,
sub-irrigation from artesian wells. A brief spell-generally only about their horses cannot work. where he expects to receive equally as

considerable part of his rice land con two weeks-when they are present.In THE CUCUMBER HOUSE. good prices, if not better. At the
sists of prairies, with corners or edges order to do this to the best advan- From a published statement made time of our visit, April 8, the fruit had,
of cleared timber land added here and tage all the rice in the neighborhoodshould by Mr. Hastings last fall we extract, not been picked for over a week and
there in order to give his fields straight be sown as nearly at the same for convenience, some descriptivenotes there were several hundred ready to
edges. date as possible; then it will ripen : gather, some of them too ripe for
'Mr. White finds that the soil of this simultaneously and during the critical "A cuke house 165 feet long by shipment. Mr. Hastings thinks he
flatwoods region is too sour to producea period of their visitations all the force 22 feet wide cost me about $1,400. will clear enough this year to pay for
crop of rice the first year without of the farm can give their attention to Three thousand panes 12x16, double his house. He will be shipping for

irrigation or flooding. If sown on the fighting the birds early mornings and strength, French glass, 136 sashes four six weeks yet.CULTIVATION.
dry culture or uplahd plan the acidityof evenings, which is their feeding time. feet six inches by five feet ten inches. AND TRAINING.In .

the soil prevents the formation of YIELD PER ACRE. Can build a duplicate house for about the beds made as :above described

grain, but two or three irrigations, Messrs. Hastings and White were $i, 100 to $1,200. Carpenter's wages, no stirring of the soil what.
with one flooding, will so wash out the totally inexperienced in rice culture $2.50 per day; labor $1 per day and ever is employed beyond pulling out

acid that a good crop of grain may be when they began here, and, owing to find themselves. the weeds ; the cucumber roots run so
grown. For the first two years no this fact, the newness of the land and 'The cost of a well varies accordingto close to the surface that the lightest
trouble, with grass or weeds is experi. the numerous experiments which they localities. In my neighborhoodfrom scratching disturbs them. The cultivation
enced. tried to determine questions of $1.75 to $2.25 .per foot, which therefore, consists simply in
TIME OF PLANTING. method, etc., they have not produceda includes piping or casing; valves extra. training? the vines up the wires, which
Mr. Thos. H. Hastings, who has fairly representative crop. We may, My well is 239 feet deep by 4 inchesin they climb straight up within fifteen
also made valuable experiments in rice however, give an exact statement fur- diameter. Total cost was about inches of the roof; in tying them, in
culture, gave us some interesting data nished by Mr. Hastings as showing I $450. Flow of water sufficient to pollenizing the blossoms and clippingoff the result of successive plantingsof what' was done on a small area last i irrigate from eighty to 100 acres. tendrils and the ends of too rank
rice at different times from February year, the first trial he made. He had I Force, from about three to four horse i vines. To do this requires one man's
down to August. The first three eighteen beds of rice in a yearling' power. Natural flow upwards, about I time. The male flower is picked off

were made February 26, March 2 orange grove, on which he had grown thirty feet. Have fine water works and the petals removed, then the budor
and April 21. These three yielded a cabbage one season ; the cabbageswere system from a one-inch pipe attach body of it is inverted into the female -
good crop of grain, but all later than fertilized once with commercial I ment to well in my house. Can attach flower and pushed down a little,
this, though they produced an abun- fertilizer. and after they were removedthe turbine water wheel. so that it will fertilize. A solitary
dant growth of straw, gave very short rice was sown in drills eighteen CUCUMBERS. bumblebee was seen buzzing about
heads and these were abortive, containing inches apart. The plat contained not "These grow from twelve inches to the flowers, but the English gardener
no grain. Mr. Hastings' belief quite three-fourths of an acre ((27,360 two feet long. They are seedless and whom Mr. H. employs prefers tot to
is that this failure to develop square feet, to be exact), and from of a rich, delicate flavor. From one have bees in the house, as they are
grain in the late plantings was owingto this he harvested 40 bushels of rice, and one-half inches to two and one- apt to mix the varieties and do not
_the lack of sufficient i length of sum- which would be at the rate of 59 bush- half inches in diameter. I think theyare perform their work as systematicallyas
mer weather.SOWING. els per acre. The birds had destroyedsome the coming cukes for this countryfor he can himself. .
AND CULTIVATION.Mr. before it was harvested and the forcing under glass. One cuke As we moved down the long narrow .
wasted considerable allowing will and from aisles there cucumbers hun
negroes by 'cut up' serve eight to were by
White intended to sow his rice
the swaths to dry too long in the twelve persons. I sold last winter all dreds hanging on both sides and over
this with a wheat drill, but the
machine year arrived too late. He sowedit sun, which caused it to shatter in I could produce from January 17th at head, so that we had to keep duckingin
handling. This is considered a very from $4 to $6 per dozen. White Spine order not to knock them down.
broadcast putting on from one to
good yield. $2 to$3 per dozen. Could not supply Most of them are ten to twelve inches
one and a bushels acre of
quarter per one-tenth of the demand. Can be fifteen to Not-
rough rice. The Carolina advisers QUALITY OF THE RICE. long, many
raised in field when all withstanding the delicious crispnessof
whom they followed lay strong em- Mr. Hastings sent two. bags of his open
frost their flesh which them to
phasis on the danger of sowing rice rice last year to the Carolina Rice js past"VARIETIES. causes
.-Cuthill Black Spine bring such high prices, they are fouLdto
too thick, as it "stools" heavily. The Milling Company of Wilmington, N.
and Telegraph, both hot house or be no more difficult to ship than
land is plowed up into beds from C., and received the following letter
thirty to forty feet wide, with a heavy from Mr. Norwood Giles, the Secretary forcing, English varieties. ordinary field grown fruit when closely

water furrow between each two beds and Treasurer of the company.It CULTURE OF CUCUMBERS."I packed.

for irrigating purposes. As soon as ( should be stated, in explanation, used rotten cow dung and pine SEED GROWING.
the seed is sown and harrowed in, the that Messrs. Hastings and White last straw of leafy mould and porous sod The fruits which are of a uniform
water is turned into the furrows and year grew their rice without flooding, in lumps, with the earth well beatenout diameter throughout are seedless,
allowed to flow slowly down between while this year they have made arrangements for bottom of trenches and com- which is their prime element of value;
the beds until it percolates sufficiently to flood it.) Mr. Giles mercial fertilizer as a food, to be applied but there are others with long, spin-
through to make them damp clear to writes: I ,after plants are started. dling necks and bulging ends, some-
the ,central ridge. This makes the "The. two-.bags of rice shipped us i '!The.hinsshould be two feet apart. what gourd-shaped, which are retainedfor
seed germinate.Wand gives the joung have reached'. The rice is of very I One strong "plant to_the hill, trained seed. But even these develop so




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few seeds that they sell for a great next with his sons and a party of English ]?oul f.t
f1. piall
price and will be a source of no small German and Irish gardenersfrom .

profit. The seed cost Mr. H. in Eng Long Island and New Jersey.As Edited by E.W. AMSDEN Ormond, Fla. .
land 7s. 6d. for a quarter of an an inducement Mr. H. will give Simmons'Non-Swanninff System. ->

ounce, which would be about $ .21 a them from one to five acres apiece, Capons.In Editor; Farmer and FruitGrower.I .

pound, to which would have to be provided they will buy from one to the January number of the Poul enclose a clipping on the above

added the freight and the tariff. five acres more at a nominal price, try Keeper the subject of Capons and subject. The author reasons about

STRAWBERRIES.At with artesian water for irrigation a Caponizing is treated of very largelyand right. He evidently has had experience -
low rental and will give them the article alone is worth twice
there'is very ,
present only a small plat in what he writes about. This
of these but abund- the benefit of his somewhat costly ex the subscription price. The article
they are yielding
is one of the
subject most importantthe
referred is divided in
perience. to paragraphs.
antly. During the cold of March
I and number beekeeper has to face and it is
19 and 20 warm water from the artesian we quote by what will be ,

well was turned into the ditches Chochois most interesting and profitable to our often a very trying one, one very dif- .

between the beds and the frost did not a vegetable known in many localities readers, yet the whole number, from ficult to control. I have never been

injure them; we could not find a single by the Mexican name of cho-cho. one to fifty-one, is good reading but able to control swarming to my entire

blighted blossom or frosted berry, The botanical name is sechium edule.It rather too long for our columns. satisfaction. I was much interested in

while the plants at Lawtey to day are is a vining plant, and, as your (;apons are now selling at twenty- the article of J. B. LaMontagne in

full of them. Not a speck of "rust" friend states, must be propagated by five cents per pound while roosters your issue of March 24, and intend to

(leaf spot) was to be seen on any plant. planting the entire fruit. The foliagea bring only six cents per pound, hence give it a thorough trial. By movingthe

This plat contained the Wilson; others good deal resembles that of the by caponizing a male you add more parent hive it confuses the bees

had the Michel, the Nunan and the vining squashes; the flowers are small weight and quadruple the price. and they will be very likely to tear

Cloud. and of a greenish color; bears heav- The largest capons bring the highest down surplus queen cells and get

ily, fruit setting the entire length of price. The market North is best down to business in building up what .
the vine. The fruit is much prized as about Christmas time. Our Florida is left and storing honey. Many of

There are a number of cows,Jerseys, a table vegetable, and may be cookedas market would be good at any time the bees when out will instinctivelyfly

Brahmins and natives, which, on the a squash. It is also sometimes during the tourists' season. back to their old place and go in

native wiregrass pasture, with small sliced and fried like the egg plant; They are very quiet and can be the new hive, thus weakening the old.
grain feeds, yield an abundance of also baked with meats. Before it has
confined in yards in large numbers The article appended is worthy of
excellent milk. Mrs. has
attained large size it is often made without quarreling The time to caponize careful study. I believe that by
several varieties of fowls which she is
into pickles. is a. the age of eight weeks old knowing just how, swarming can be :
with much skill
managing having now The .coast country people east of or before they are three months old. controlled in great measure, but care

about ISO chicks. The improvedfowls the Mississippi river raise the cho choto They grow larger than cocks and is needed that we do not do more
fed for while native
are eggs, a considerable extent, and down can be kept at less expense, for theyare harm than good. Different ways will
hens are kept for sitters and brooders. there the vine is."a that is I
perennial ; not as restless. The flesh is delicious suit different cases. Only experienceand

BERMUDA ONIONS. it springs up from the same root annu- and is considered a delicacy by close observation will determine i

Over two acres of these are in the ally for a number of years. The vineis epicures.An which is best in each case. Keep it .

ground, the largest of them over three removed before frost and the root is expert will caponize a hundredor in mind it is poor policy to let colonies !

inches in diameter and nearly ripe protected by piling pine straw over it more a day, and the price is from get weak, and too much swarming

enough. ship. to remain through the winter. It is four to six cents. The loss does not is sure to do that. .

IRISH POTATOES. not likely that the root would live reach one per cent. when properly Don't put your bees where the sun ,;

There are several acres of these, through the winter at Waco, thoughthe done by an expert.A will shine on them all day, especially ?

part of them planted on the trench fruit could be kept over for the beginner should practice on a In this sunny Southland. It is cruel -
next season's planting. Plant so soon dead bird first. The is do
in the North at operation to say the least. 'I not object to
common part on
the Irish system. This latter consistsof as there is no longer any danger of not a cruel one and the bird will eat sunshine a part of the day, say until t

four frost. The fruit is usually kept in at once when liberated tram the table. 9 o'clock in the morning. Sunshine
feet a wide very in heavy which ridge the to sand, housed away from the effects of Coop the bird and withhold food will often make bees swarm when they I
potatoes are
frost. It is best to place brush for the for thirty-six hours before operating.This would not in the shade.F. .
planted crossways of the ridge, three
vines to run over a foot or so above will leave the intestines TRUEBLOOD.Mr .
plants alternating with two, thus giving J
the ground.-Ft. Worth Gazette. "
and consequently more room to
five plants where there would be two .. operate
in. \ Simmons, an English beekeeper,
on the single row system. It might of bee culture known f
Sweet Potatoes.
The best capons are a year old and originated a system
be called the matted row 1
system. "Simmons'
English and Northern farmers the best for as Nonswarming System.
grow more. These bring price,
What the yield will be remains to be It has some valuable points on discouraGing :- 1
seen, but it is expected to be consid- turnips for stock because their cli they are large, and that is what is bees from swarming, and is as follows -
mate is suited to turnips and not
wanted.If : ,
erable heavier to the acre than by the '
suited to sweet potatoes. They also )ou hatch by incubator give the He gives each colony in the spring of
single row system.Vater from the
the several frames with starters in
Irish because chicks raise and year
potatoes can the to
grow capon young ,
artesian well is run between the ridges them, placing them between the brood
grow them more successfully than he will perform the duty better than a .
during any drouths that may occur, as and the entrance (From this I infer
with all other this the sweet potato. The sweet potato, hen. that he must use hives with the frames .
vegetables on
grown as known in the South, is a boon thatis Raising capons makes a curious running crosswise of the hive.) After

farm. denied them. Turnips and Irish change in your surplus, for instead of carefully watching the brood apartmentand
OTHER VEGETABLES, ETC. out all the combs builton
cutting new
are not to be compared with the cockerels
potatoes selling young you keep
these frames, previously inserted, he
Mr. will down his list
Hastings cut sweet potatoes in respect to ease and them and sell the pullets. Only the places this said comb in section boxes and
of commercial specialties to Irish potatoes cheapness of production, nutritivenessand large breeds are suitable for capons. returns to the bees. If the new combs

rice, cucumbers, water cress, general adaptation as a table and Plymouth Rocks, Langshans and In- happen to contain eggs or larva, theyare

Bermuda onions, tomatoes and straw- stock food. dian games are among the best breeds.A left away from the bees long enoughto
berries. He has samples of the Australian destroy their vitality.The .
In the is
starting crop nothing capon should always be dry originator of this*system says that
curl cress, which is an upland gained by extremely early operations.This picked to get top prices. There is no bees will never swarm until they have a

variety, but he prefers the common potato is strictly a tropical plant, trouble to find a market for them. finished brood nest, and as part of their

water cress. There are about two and must have warm weather from At the recent New York show ca- brood nest is cut out as fast as finished,

acres of cassava now just coming up, first to last. pons were exhibited that weighed the bees will have no desire to swarm,.
and therefore swarming is controlled.In
several acres of fine cabbages, young The best potato growers, at the twelve pounds, worth $3 in the mar time the bees finding the sections "

groves of Tangerines and other or. final planting of the draws, give a ket. If sold as a cock he would only filled with combs, will gradually cease

anges, guavas, lemons, grape. fruit, distance of about four feet by twenty bring 72 cents, a difference in favorof working on the unfinished frames in the
strawberries, etc. Mr. White has' inches. This would require 5,442 the capon of $2.i8. brood apartment redoubled t extent and
fifty acres of cabbages in one field go to work with energy in the.
plants to set one acre. This certainly is a new avenue to section boxes.
which show now an almost perfect A potato is.not a true seed, but onlyan success in poultry keeping and is well Mr.\ Simmons believes it is best to give

stand and a strong growth. In this enlarged, underground stem; it is worth trying. There are two popular the bees an abundance of room (from.40 '

fiatwoods region they have so far not not even a root, as it does not take makes of tools for caponizing, and to CO one-iH>und sections at once). lIe i
been troubled with lice on cabbage. thinks bees should not be cramped, as it ,'
nourishment from he soil directly but both far know.If .
.. are successes as as we greatly encourages swannin Mr. Sim- .
IMMIGRATION.Mr. through the stem attachment. there is any person of experienceas mons' system is certainly original, and a

William Thompson, the "cucumber *. a caponizer in Florida I should be person with a small apiary might controlhis

man," sent to Air.. Hastingsby If feel weak glad of his address. bees to better advantage; but a man
you 500 colonies could not afford
Peter Henderson & Co. New The price of caponizing tools is having
and all worn out takeBROWN'S bother with such a system. Of course,
York, to take charge of his cuke $2.50 per set, free by mail.E. this system will not prevent swarming,
house, expects to return in September IRON BITTERS W. A ISDE.1 i. but will discourage to it a great extent..


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CONTENTS. growers of this State has shipped in better condition. But for the past ahead; we ought to be in the thick of

O.OYC AND ORCHARD-California Oranges;Mulching oranges to Jacksonville which, when six weeks or such a matter the merchants it at this hour. It will take a strong

and Frost; Drainage for Orange Trees; repacked-as they had to be-went in the great markets have come effort to extract $200,000 or even
Florida Orange Rust and Pine
Pollen; ;: 284 150 to the box where he had put 126, out of their doors and stood and $150,000 from the citizens of Floridafor

Profit In Lemons-II; Growing Lemons-Pruning and 176 where he had put 150, etc. looked down toward Florida and this purpose. Mr. Flagler's con.
; Mangos on the Sub-Penlnsula; Plant
Wide; 28:5: called for oranges-some even coming tribution was a landslide, but it is not
TARE Ana TRUCKIK-With Water's Help: 286 Low Rates to the Ormond Meeting. -
Chocho; Sweet Potatoes; 2 7POULTBT down here after them-and prices wet weather nowadays., There are

-Capons; 2S7 have got up off their knees and stood no hills in Florida and sand has a
AniRT-Simmons'Non-Swarming System: CS>7 Editor Farmer and Fi uit-Grower:
.WTO RIAL-Notes; Low Kales to the Ormond I am just in receipt of a letter fromG. erect and even jumped in the air. prodigious vis inertia about keepingits
Meeting; An Important Meeting: The Inevitable
Result; Getting on Our Land Legs; 288 D. Ackerly, general passenger : Now how do oranges go ? They go level We will have to beat the

MARKETS Questions: and. Replies. ; . . 288 289>\ agent of the J., T. & K. W. railway, rascally. They are crammed into the long roll and get a war heat on us-

Fertilizing PoInts 289OCRYOOTQ saying : "I have concluded that we boxes with greedy hands, unseasoned, e nd that very soon, too-if we ever
FOLXS- hr We Have Leap Years;
Boxing His Ears by Electricity; 290 will make a rate of one fare for the unsorted, untiered-big and coarse, do this thing. We have been reeling

OCR STATE RCRAL News-HOME Items-;The Main. Point. :.Trick. in 290 round trip from points on the J., T. wind and water and all-and pricesare around on our sea legs a long time, I

Washing Flannels: Homely Suggestions; IIU & K. W system and the East Coast bending their knees again. and now we will have to stand straightup
.. Wife's China Clo-et: The Advantages of
For knave of commission
every a and do short and
line. I will advise some sharp
Cleanliness; One Way to Do It; A Simple Cure so our connectionsand very
: tor a Cinder; %?11 ask them to do the same. Tickets merchant there is a fool of a grower. i work if we do anything.
OCR NATURAL WEALTH-Florida for Stock-3; ::92
'4 Weather and Crops; 292 will be sold May 2, 3 and 4, and will Let us also never cease to hope and

HE: FARMERS: A.UAJrCE-The Invisible Dollar; labor that the transportation companies
be limited to return to the 6th. ]\\JIaFl\ets.
Agricultural Depression; Meeting at Vernon

; Escambla County Alliance; 29 This is a very low rate. Let us may soon get rich enough so that ............... ...... --..,,- -,...
Substitute for the Sub-Treasury Plan; Death of they can afford to in one
,Dr.Ayen: Too Much"Concentration"Already; take advantage of it and all turn out. carry oranges JACKSONVILLE, FLA., April 13.

Central Packing Houses; 2tt to the Ormond meeting of the Florida I ship and cotton in. another. FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
m t
State Horticultural society. This (Corrected to date by Marx Bros ]
STEPHEN POWERS, Editor. Getting on Our Land Legs. These are avi rage quotations. Extra choice
P. O. Address Lawtey Fla. will give us a larger meeting, do the Mr. Flagler's munificent offer of lots fetch prices above top quotations while poor
lots sell lower.
.- State more good and pay the railroadsmore $20,000 to the World's Fair fund will Oranges bright.............. ......J2.ootoa.35
A Baltimore merchant estimatesthat russet.... ............ ...... 1.75102.15
money than a higher rate fear have effect' the Indian River ............... 1.5010300
Florida will ship 150,000 dozen we a lulling on Lemons Fla. ........................ 2.00103.00
would do. people of Florida in them to Messina: ............ ........ 3.50
\ pine-apples to that city this year. I.imesroo ........... ................. .so
_._. DUDLEY. ADAMS, President. stand still and see the salvation of the Grape fruit barrel ................... 3.00103.00
--I .' box .................. i.ootoi.75
The who "break joints" in millionaires. Many thousands of $5 Pineapples: ,crate ........... ........ 7.00 to 8.00
growers An Important Meeting. Japan plums, bushel.... ....... ...... 3.00
packing a box of are few and and $i subscriptions will be needed Bananas, bunch............ ......'.... 1.25 to 1.75
oranges To the orange growers of Florida it Apples barrel .......... .............. 3.25 to 3.50
far between. These men are seldom before Florida ever sees her flowery Cranberries crate .................... 2.50
,is of even more consequence to learn Potatoes, new. barrel ..... ............. 350104.50
heard to complain of their returns. State altar erected in the National sweet bushel...... .......... .50
how to market the fruit than to learn Florida cibbage. good: demand, bbl.. :2.00 to 2.25
pagoda. Onions, yellow, barrel........... ..... 325
The humble laborers who how to grow it. The convention of .. red ..... ..... ....... ... ... 3 25
and The of Mr. Arthur
open plan C. Jacksonis crate. ....................... 1.00
the growers called to meet in- Jackson. the of cultured and artisti- Turnips, barrel....................... 1.50
repack oranges on Waycross depot plan a Beets, ....................a... 2.25
could tell interesting things about vine April 20, will consider this vastly enthusiastic but it I ..... .................. 2.50
r some cally gentleman, Parsnips .. ................ ....... 2.50
of the gentlemen who cut a' large fig- important subject in all its bearings; needs some trimming down to give it Radishes, dozen...... ................ .40
Cucumbers dozen................. .. .5<> to.75
;; ure in orange growers' conventions. and while the participants will probably a realistic effectiveness and practica Celery, ........ ............... ..5010.60Kgg
Plants-wanted at good price.
i go home each with the same bility. His gazetteer: Beans, crate ........ ................. 1,50tOl.oo:
1,000 page : Peas crate. ..... ............ ..... 1.50102.00
The Indian River Advocate devotesa opinion with which he started, yet it copies, would cost $50,000 Strawberries.. ... ................... .20
100,000 ,
liberal of the will be in their Cauliflower............... ............. 1.00 to 2.00
space to a description power collectively to and a reproduction of the old Spanish, Lettuce not wanted

I Mexican agave and the strong drink, fortify and broaden existing systems.No fortress in blocks of phosphate would POULTRY AND EGGS. \

. pulque, manufactured therefrom and perfect cure for present evils will Hens....... ........................$ .40 to .45
I. cost $25,000 at least. The gazetteer Roosters............... .............. 30 to .35
..................... ....
adds: "The agave will then take its ever be discovered, any more than a Broilers. .25 to .30 \
should be greatly reduced in bulk and Turkeys.............................. i.ooto 1.25
. place in the front rank of profitable panacea will ever be compounded for Ducks...................... ........... -45 to .60
the old fortress should be eliminated Geese............. ... ............... .,50to .75
plants peculiar to this east coast." all human follies and blunders. Butt from the scheme altogether, unless, Kggs! ................................... .16

The industry of raising this agave ands the shippers have already, at a heavycost indeed, the sum total of the contribu
manufacturing the liquor from it might evolved out of the confusion. a tions be forced the AUCTION
can up to magnificent
E. L. Goodsell, New York, April 7:

become profitable, but the industry of few basal ideas ; and if these are now proportions contemplated in Ir.Jackson's Navels. ... .. . .. .. .. 2.15

drinking it would be another and very carefully divested of remaining errors enthusiastic vision-$220- Fancy . . .. .. .. .. .. .1.50 to 2.00
consolidated and Bright . .. .. . .1.15 to 3.20
different matter. If there is bev- and sedulously
any ooo-and a majority of the subscribers Russet . .. .. ... .. .. .1.00 to 3.10
erage viler than the several distillationsfrom strengthened, we see no valid'' reason
should desire such
expressly repro Same, April 4, 850 boxes, average,
the agave, it has not been made why our ways and means of marketing duction. Better limit it to a simple $2.41:

known to man-unless possibly it should pot undergo a progressive miniature. Still in this Navels . .. .. ..... 2.50
particular we Indian River. ........ .. ..1.50 to 1.90
may be. potato whisky. improvement until the results to the should not offer a word of oppositionif Fancy . .. .... .. .. 3.10

PSI shippers shall be rendered only less coin desireto Bright . .. .. ..... .. 1.60 to 3.10
the who the
We are personally acquainted with men put up Russet : .. .. .. .. 80 to 3.15
certain than those attending the mar-
the Florida in
see Chicago so
1 a who has netted over $2 a space New York
grower Sgobel &; Day, April 5:
keting of the great cereals and cotton.
box for his oranges right along through occupied.But Navels. . .. .. ..... 2.25
We would modestly suggest only the matter of overshadowing Fancy . .. . .... ... 1.60 to 3.40
---___. this decidedly "off" year, simply by one word to the growers-do not imperil Bright . .. .... :. .. 1.10 to 2.90
virtue of the excellence of his fruit importance is to get to doing something Russet .. .... . 1.45 to 2.00

and, more than all else, the thoroughness results already attained; beware in the field. In all our readingand Same, April 1: v.

of a blind and rash iconoclasm'land of St. Michael. . ..1.85
of his packing. He has religiously hearing we have not heard or Fancy to 3.55
separatism.The. Bright .. ... .. .. .. .. 1.35 to 2.85
tried to get as many o-anges as possible of a single worker doing a single prac- Tardiff .. .. .. ... ... 1.70 to 2.85

into the box-not to.see how many Inevitable Result tical act toward getting the money ac Russet . .. .. ..... .. 1.35 to 2.75

spaces he could leave betweerr them:as While the orange sellers were floundering tually in hand or in bank. There are Same, March 31;

Fancy Tardiff .. ... .. 325.
some scampish woodchoppers do, who through the bogs and morassesof officers enough, conventions enough, Indian River .... .. ..1.75 to 3.35

pile their cords so loose that one could gluts last winter and prices were resolutions enough, but not one man Bright! . .. .. .. .. .. .1.75to3.00.

throw a quart porringer through anywhere crawling one their knees in 'the very engaged in making a house-to-house Navels.. .. .. .. .... .. 2.00
Blake & Ripley, Boston April
between the sticks. It is mud the slack shippers got a spasm visitation with a subscription paper.
a Bloods ... .
.... :.,, ..... .4.12
painful fact that one of the best known of tightness and put.up-their.ranges There is plenty of hard* work close"Fancy..-.,....?..'..;*. .'. .'..rt..1.95 to 3.87








Bright .. ..... .. .. ......1.00 to 3.37 $7 to $8; spinach, $1 to $1.75; kale, 75c barrel, 6.50 to 7.50; Cabbage, Florida, per I QUESTIONS AND REPLIES
Grape to'2.37 to $1. Southern eggs, 13 to 14c; duck, barrel, 3.25 to 3.50; Lettuce, Florida, per

Russet to 3.87 26 to 29c, geese, 50 to 6Oc.I barrel 2.50 to 5.50; do. 'Charleston, per 359. CRANBERRIES. J. B.M., Myers,

Same, April 4, 3,030 boxes, average I PALMER RIVENBURG & Co. barrel, 2.50 to 5.00: Eggplant per barrel, Fla. We do not think these would succeed -
$2.97: : 10.00 to 12.00; Beets, per bushel crates. 1! in Florida. Has any reader had any

Navels to 3.62 CHARLESTON, April 12. 1.75 to 2.00, Round beans, per crate, 3.00 experience with them?

Grape Fruit .. .. . 1.12 to 2.37 Strawberries going north at the rate of to 3.50; Flat beans per crate, 2.00 to 2.50; 360. CAROB TREE. T. F. M., Conant.

Indian River .'0 .. .. . 2.50 to 3.37 about a hundred crates per day. Ship- Peas,.per crate, 1.50 to 3.00; Squash, per It is too late to plant the carob. It is
crate 1.75 to 2.00 Tomatoes crate
Creole .3.65 ments will soon slack up a little on ac- 3.00 to 4.00. ; per said to be growing as far north as Cres-

to 3.87 count of previous frosts which destroyedthe cent City.

Russet .. .. .. . .. 1.75 to 3.GQ bloom. E. J. ADAMS & Co. 361. CHEESE MAKING. T. V. G.,

E. .Roberts. Philadelphia, March 29: BOSTON 11. Tallahassee. Write to the O. Judd Company -
SAVANNAH, April 12. : New York, for their list of rural
Navels to 2.80
Florida oranges are holding the advance -
Bright to 3.05 Oranges, bright, 2.50 to 2.75; russet, they made, but they do not make works.

Russet ... .O' .... .. . 1.60 to 2.90 1.75 to 2.25; Grape fruit, barrel, 1.75, any more. The last auction sales showed 362. WORK ON ORANGES Sub-
box,1.00; Pineapples, crate, 4.00 to 5.00 them from 3.25 for choice to 3.25 to 4.00 scriber, Merritt. Moore's work on this
Same, :March 28: Bananas, bunch, 1.25 to 1.75; Potatoes, for fane '. Sicily do not subject is useful for the novice, but for

Bright . .. ... . . .1.60 to 3.15 Irish, barrel, 2.00 to 2.25, sweet, bushel, very fast}and prices oranges remain last come the most recent practice you will have to
as quoted,
Russet to 3.15vi 50c.: Onions, yellow, barrel, 3.00, red, 1.75 to 2.37 for ordinary and choice, and read the State horticultural papers.

Dix & Wilkins, Baltimore, April 7: 3.25, crate 1.25; Turnips, barrel, 1.50; 2.50 to 3.80 for the fancy. Navels, Tan 363. PERRINE GRANT, ETC. S. W.
Beets, 2.50; Gucumbers, dozen, 20c.; Celery andlandarins" U. Umatilla. The Sun is issuedat
Fancy ... .. ... . . 2.20 to 3.00() dozen, 75c.; Egg plants, barrel, 2.50; thosq gerines on hand\ sell at previous are scarce prices.but ,Juno, Dade county.Tropical For full informa-
to 3.00
Bright Beans crate. 2.00 to 2.50 P crate.
: tion to Perrine Grant write to
Grape fruit is more abundant and Boston as Mrs.
to 2.60 2.00: ;; Lettuce, dozen, 50c.; Cauliflower, i is II.
called the best market for that; 2.38. to P. Walker, Fernandina, Fla.
Same April 4: crate, 1.50; Florida tomatoes, 3.00;Strawberries 3.75 the
15c to 20c. is price full counts. 364. SATSUMAS. M. F. M., Gras-

Bright .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.70 to 2.20 KAVANAUGH & BRENNAN. mere, Fla. The Satsuma does best on
.1.60to2.7pPHILADELPHIA NEW YORK, April 11. sweet roots, but these are liable to foot
rot. Better bud on the Florida lemonor
The orange market is doing some better
April 9. ST. Louis, April 11. for small 'sizes. Russets bring 2.50; to.. the pomelo, then protect the roots in

Oranges, Florida, fancy, 3 to 3.75; 3.00; brights, fancy Indian Rivers, 3.50 ; winter if you live in a frosty section.
The exceedingly warm weather of the Mexican, 3.50 to 3.75; California, Navels, to 4.00; large sizes are very dull and Sell- 36:;. SOUR ORANGE SEED. W. ,E.

past week has weakened the orange mar- 3 to 3.50; strawberries. 30 to 50c. ; pine- jng from 2.00 to 2.50. Tomatoes are more Ferguson, Glendora, Cal., wants a barrelor

ket and made buyers timid; good fruitis apples, 3 to 4 dozen; grape fruit, 2.73 to plentiful at 3.00 to 3.5Q for carriers; two of fresh sour orange seed.

still wanted, but large, coarse, plucky 3.50; cabbage, Florida, ii.75 to 3; Loui- fjeaus-, choice, ::1.:>0; cabbage, 3.50) and avery 366. WASHINGTON MERCHANTS.\
stock is not. Grape fruit slow
moves siana, 2.50 to 2.75; California, 2.50 per ,good: demand all along the line; C. and W., Winter Park. E. J. Adams
and we do not look for our market to
take large crate; sweet potatoes, Southern, 2.25: straw:berries, 40 to ;50c.) per box: beets, &; Co.:, of Washington have given satis-
quantity. Vegetables
continue any in If bbl.; celery, Southern large, 50 to OOc. 1.25;) to 1.75 per box; lettuce, 3.00 to 4.00) faction to shippers. We do not know
light supply. growers dozen California 4.50 to 5 crate barrel if in order the best market for
would ship their beans, and squash ; ; green per good ; peas, 2.00 early potatoes ;
when peas and peasCalifornia,3 box; tomatoes,Florida, per crate; beans, 1.50:) to 3.50 box. much depends on the merchant to whom
particularly young tender, $ bushel box 1.50 6-basketcrate 4 to 5 '
would always realize full ; ; you ship.
then whilst old will seldom meet expenses,; I Bermuda, 50 to 60c. peck; Havana, 60 to CIIICAOO, April 11.Or.ingi' 367. KING ORA.'iGEBUDS. E.N.M.,

We quote as follows: Oranges, 2.75 to 75c. ; beets, dozen, 50 to 60c.; cucumbers, Florida choice ((176)),.2.90 to Huntington, Fla. Some of our South

3.50, desirable sizes. Grape fruit, if dozen, 1.25 to 1.50; new potatoes, bushel, 3,00;: choice: ((250)), 3.00 to 3.10; California Florida advertisers ought to be able to
2.50 beans bushel 3.50 to 4
good, 2.00. Beans, young and tender; ; ; eggplants, Navels, choice, 4.00 to 4.50; seedlings, furnish you genuine King buds.
dozen 2.50to3 water dozen
3.00 to 4.00 3.00 to 5.00 ; cress 50c.; 1.50 to 1.75 fruit 1.50 2.50 ,
; peas, ; squash, Ilubbard dozen 1. ; grape to ; 368. FLOWER PAPERS. C. K. H.,
2.00 to 2.25 beets, 1.50 to 2.00 squash, pines choice dozen 2.50 to 3.00 Brunswick Ga.
; ; eggplants: The Southern States, which have here- per ; Mayflower, Queens, N.
of good color and size, 8.00 to 12.00 per tofore the strawberries, Florida choice,quart, 40c.: Y. ; Blossom, Keene Valley, N. Y.;
barrel; cauliflower, 6.00 to 8.00; toma: find accruing celery, Southern, choice, 40 to 50c.; cucumbers Garden and Forest, New York; American -
p toes scarce ready sale,2.50 to 4.00; casks, early confronted potato shippers, themselvesnow Southern, choice, 1.00 to 1.25 Gardening, New York; Park's Floral
fancy, 4.50 to 5.00. Strawberries by a very formidablerival. dozen plant, choice dozen 2.50 i
com- Before of them per ; egg Magazine, Fannettsburg, Pa. ; Floral
ing mostly in bad condition; sound for any are now fairly to 3.00; green peas;Arizona, 2.00 to 2.50;) ; Instructor, Ainsworth, Iowa, are aboutall
stock, 40 to 50c. Good pines would meet ready shipping, California appears in California 1.00 to 1.25; Louisiana, 2.00 the floral papers we can name.
with ready sale on account of wjeather. the various markets Of the country with to 2.25; cabbage, California, 3.00 to 3.50;
369. FLORIDA MAP. R. T. N.
liberal offerings of it i ,
new potatoes, so
REDFIELD & Sox Southern choice, 4.00 to 4.50; new potatoes -
looks as if the Golden State will in the Palmetto, Fla. Send us a new sub-
California I'm., 1.25 1.75;
to ); Lou
scriber 25 cents in and will
future the or stamps we
secure fancy figures resulting
isiana, bu., 1.00 to 1.50; beans, Florida,
ATLANTA, April 12. from first shipments of the new crops.A bu., 3.50 3 to 4.50; Louisiana, }i2 bu., 2.25 forward you a map giving all the public
and railroad lands.
Oranges, $2.50 box; lemons, 4.00; cocoanuts fruit-grower near Jackson, Miss., to 3.00; tomatoes California, 4 baskets,
$4 l to 4.50 100 writes that his section will have 370. HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.
per ; bananas, plentyof 1.50 to 1.75; Florida 6 baskets, green,
fancy, $2.00 to 2.25; strawberries, 20 to I pears, apples, plums and peaches, 4.50 to 5.00; ripe, 3.50 to 4.00. F. D. S., Altoona. President, D. W.
25c.; potatoes, 75c. bushel; sweet, 1.10; possibly three-fourths of a crop of Adams, Tangerine; secretary, W. S.

onions, bushel, 1.25; red, $3.25 barrel; peaches, and that the damage to crops NORFOLK VA. 11. Hart, Hawk's Park.Fertilizing.
yellow Denver, $3.25; cabbage, 3/cv has been generally overestimated. lIe April a I
pound; turnips, $1.90 barrel; Florida tomatoes admits, however, that the crops sufferedmore A heavy frost last night killed the bean to Points.In .

2.75; beans, crate, $2.00 to 2.50;; just north of that section, while and cucumber crops in many places in
peas, $2.25; lettuce, dozen, 50c.; cauliflower south of them the damage inflicted by this vicinity, and strawberries are badly the "A. B. C of Agriculture"-

crate, 1.75. late frosts and cold waves has been injured. the following plan for making such
generally smaller than predicted in first
reports. J PHILADELPHIA, April 11. tests is recommended: "Lay off one-
April 12. A fruit shipper at Palatka, Fla.. writes Oranges have advanced fully 25 to 50 quarter of an acre, which is a pieceof
These are average quotations: extra his merchant here, under date of April since the last quotations. Tomatoes -
lots a little higher; poor lots sell much C: "This has been the worst season on cents/carriers), 4.00 to 4.25; crates, 3.00 to land 145 feet long by 75 wide. Se

lower: Oranges, bright, 176 to 200s, 2; all kinds of vegetables, berries etc. the beans round 3.00
3.50. ( ), to 3.50; cabbage, lect this land from the general run of
bright russet, 1.85 to 2; grape fruit no 4 oldest inhabitant can recall in Florida. 3.00 to 3.50; peas, 3.50to; 4.00; strawberries -
sale; pineapples, none in market yet; We\ had more frosts, and harder ones, (refrigerators), 40c.; open crates, 30 the field, divide it in eight beds, each ,

new Irish potatoes, per bbL. 6; cabbage, than was ever known in one winter-one to 3Jc. 46 feet long by 29 feet wide, by sim
40'heads and crate 3 beans
over per ; 4 of the worst on record two weeks ago-
per bushel crate, 3; peas, per bushel which ruined my strawberries, and will ply running a furrow between the sub.

. crate, 2; cauliflower, large heads, cabbage leave but few to ship. It has been most CLEVELAND, April 11. divisions, each of which will representone

crate, 5; tomatoes, bushel crate, 4 discouraging, but next week I will mulch Florida oranges, best counts, 2.60 to

3.50; ; strawberries, per quart, 20c and: irrigate, too, for the drouth is our 2.85J'; California seedlings, unfrosted, thirty-second of an acre. Thento
Good demand for everything quoted, especially greatest enemy here .. 2 to25; Navels, 3.25 to 3.65. Hot like one bed apply only ammonia (ni.
cabbage. July made the lemons sell a little better; another ammonia and
Strawberry receipts very light and trogen); to pot- .
MACON PRODUCE EXCIiANGE.NEw from Florida Louisiana berries oranges rotted fast; strawberries in
mainly ; ash; to another, ammonia phosphoricacid
arrived with ice all
refrigerators gone,
soft and soaked.
generally water Mississippi -
: YORK, April 9. growers talk of beginning to being hot and worthless. Nobody and potash; to another; only pot.
figured on such a change. Old fruits ash; to another, phosphoric acid and
Receipts of oranges for the week closing ship from the 15th to the 20th, and
to-day aggregate 40,000, a falling off: Tennessee and Arkansas growers about and' vegetables sprouted; old cabbage potash; to another, only phosphoricacid

of 14,000 from last week. Fancy.fruit is the. 22d to the 25th. heads burst open.CALIFOR1'UA. ; to another nothing; to another,

held steady and firm, but inferior moves P. M. KIELY & Co. ten bushels of well rotted stable manure -

slowly.. Indian Rivers, $3 to $4; brights, ORANGE CROP. .- A record kept of fiese experiments -
selected lines WASHINGTON, D. C. April 7. The W. R. Co. under date of
2.75 to $3.25; straight ,. Strong covering the the
$2.50 to $3; russets, $2.25 to $2.75; Oranges-176-200 Bright Fancy thin Los Angeles, April 2, write to the N.,Y. early growth,

Navels, $3 to $4; Tangerines, $5 to $7; skin, 3.00 to3.25; 176-200 Bright. 2.75 to Fruit Trade Journal: U The bulk of the power for withstanding drouths, ex-
Mandarins, $4 to $6; grape fruit, $2 to 3.00; 176-200 Golden russets, 2.75 to 3.00; I crop of California oranges has been cessive heat or cold and the crop at

$2.75; strawberries, 25 to COc. Vegetable 176-200 Dark russets, 2.75 to 3.00. Grape moved, and it is safe to say at the present'time maturity, will teach you as near as

market active. String beans, $3 to $3.50;' j fruit: per box 2.00 to 2.50; do. per barrel that not over seven hundred science can what kind of plant foodis

wax, $3.50 to $4.50; preen peas, $6 to$S4 4.00 to 5.00. Strawberries per quart, carloads remain in the State. It is also needed for that field when
beets, $1.50 to $2; cabbage, $3 to $3.50; 40 to 60c.; do., poor order, 15 to25c. true that very little frosted fruit is left; next

celery, 40 to OOc; lettuce, $3 to $4; as- Vegetables Potatoes, Irish large, per and what now remains on the trees is of cropped, not only with the same crop

paragus, $4 to $5.60; new potatoes, 1 1to barrel, 8.00 to 10.00; do. do., culls, p3T as-good quality as ever l left.the State. but with any others". "w.,0..'. -



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OUF Y oun FoI s. was closed the boy howled,thinking that are being set out in Leon county. Mr. Odom's net. receipts from one anda
: his death was a matter of a few sec-
very Last year we set tobacco plants by half acres aresaid to have been in
onds. When they had scared him suffi-
moonlight and found they did just as excess of $1,000.-Bartow Courier.
turned the
Why We Have Leap-Years. ciently, they current off and
set the boy free. well as those that were set the same Our State exchanges record the dis:
to return to leap-years
is it that there have: to be such years- This method of punishment has been in day in the morning when the dew was covery of three more extensive deposits -
vogue at the home for some time,so that the leaves.Floridian.A .
that all our years are not of the same on of soft phosphate, which are
the State of New York cannot claim the
length?' It arises from the fact that the honor of having first introduced electric- correspondent, writing from already in process of development,

year does not consist of an exact numberof ity as a method of punishment. Boardman, says : From the latitudeof making five large mines of this value
days. The length of the day and that
of the year are measures of the motionsof Ocala ''northward, embracing more able fertilizer n'ow'in operation or soon

the earth. The globe we live on moves than one-half the grove area of the to be in this State. The popular interestin
in two ways. It turns itself round like a state ] ews. State, the loss will amount to about this cheap fertilizer continues unabated -

spinning top, and at the same time it -.,,- - _-_ one third the crop. It might not be judging from the orders received -

goes from steadily a gun. forward It turns like itself a bullet once completely shot- Sales of oranges for delivery next far amiss to say that the crop has been for it by the Jacksonville

round in twenty-four of our hoursas fall have already been made in the shortened three fourths of a million company.Mr. .

shown by the clock; this amount of eastern part of Alachua county at boxes. G. R. Sangster told a representative

time we call a day. Its forward or onward $1.25 per box. The Pensacola and Apalachicolapapers of the Ocala Banner that he
motion carries it round the sun in
that is nearly circle; the time it Messrs. Fakes & Martin finished both mention fine celery grown considered a productive orange grove:

takes to'go completely around we call a shipping the cabbage off fifty acres near those towns. An Apalachicola about the best property in the country.

year. and received for same $6,000. This gardener showed stalks bleached 18 The grove at Citra, which only cost
'. The first motion gives us day and night Ocala Ban- inches in length. The Florida gardeners Sangster & Chipman $25,000, and
season cabbage paid big.-
following each other in turn (the word
here should look to it that the Charleston which they sold for $100,000, had for
"day" having now a mean-
ing-namely, not twenty-four hours but ner.The acreage of cabbage in the gardeners do not anticipate themin the past three years paid 10 per cent.
the time of the growth of this vegetable.J. het dividends
daylight) The second motion Rocky Point and Orange Point on the latter amount,
gives us days (that is, periods of daylight) will C; Luning, says an exchange, and he thought the grove easily worth
regions aggregate 600 acres, on
growing gradually longer and then grad-
sent through the Leesburg postofficeto $150,000.
ually shorter, one end of the earth tUrn- which the growers will realize between I '
ing more towards the sun for half the $50000 and $75,000.On California 1,500 pounds of sour I have in my possession an analysis
time and the other end for the other half; orange seed for Owen Albright, of made by the celebrated Dresden

and this brings us summer and winter Friday of last week 1,400 Sunny Side, Lake county. For some Pottery of Meissen, Germany, of clay
and. the other seasons. pounds of Spanish mackerel and Sat time Florida has been supplying Cali-
taken from the outcropping in the bed
Now the length of the year is found to from
be nearly 865i times the length of the urday 1,600 pounds were caught fornia with sour orange trees. The of the Palatlakaha River, which shows

day of twenty-four hours; that is, the the wharves at St Petersburg by the supply being about exhausted, that 41.6 per cent. of alumina. This is

year is 365() days long and nearly six hours Northern tourists sojourning there. State is now receiving the orange only .4 less per centage of alumina
more. It is these six hours that give us Great quantities of tomato plantsare i
bur than the finest clay in the world, viz.:
leap-years, and it is in the "nea1"ly"that seed.Not
we find the reason for 1900 not beingone being shipped from Braidentown even the oldest inhabitant has that from the famous St. Yrieix bed

of their number. to those northern counties where any recollection of ever seeing the near Limoges, France, and is nearly

A Scottish clergyman who died nearly tender vegetation was killed by frost. St. Johns river lower than it is at eight per cent better than the finest

thirty years ago, Mr. Leishman, of Kin- One party has an order for 100,000 present. Its waters haye gone. downto Chinese kaolin.-Leesburg Commercial. -
ross, used to tell that he had once been
seven years without a birthday. The plants. such an extent that many sand and .

statement puzzled most people that During a recent trip of the Fred de shell beaches can be seen along the Sheriff Fennell and his wife re

heard it. They could see that, if he had Bary down the St. Johns river seventy- banks, and the lowest swamps now turned Wednesday night from a visitto
been born on the 29th of February, he It would afford for those
seven alligators were seen. walking ground not relatives in Hawthorn. Mr. Fen-
no birthday except in a leap- that there saurians in afraid of soft shell turtles and I
year. But leap-year comes once in four seem are enough long- nell! informs us that the fruit trees in

years, and this accounts for a gap of the river yet, despite the shooting by necked cranes.-St. Francis Facts. that section of Alachua and Putnam

three years only; their first thought the tourists. Cabbage is not as scarce as many I counties were not injured in the least

:would therefore naturally be that the The Orlando Grape and Fruit Com- people have been led to believe. Its by the late cold weather. The orange
old man, who in fact was fond of a harmless -
jest, wassomehow jesting about the pany has just finished the setting of estimated that there are somewhere trees are heavily laden with bloom and

seven. 220,000 vines of the White Niagara Between 1,000 and 1,500 acres of the peach crop will be simply enor-

There was, however, no joke or trickin variety. The company has full confidence cabbage in good condition within a mous. The sheriff visited the Harris

his assertion. At the present time in the future of the grape in- radius of a few miles of Gainesville. 'and Bishop groves in Marion county,
there can be very few, if there are any, If the prices maintained and found them the
dustry.Reporter.The prevailing are : greatly injured by
that have this tale to tell of themselves,
for one that can tell it must have been Governor appointed. SolonB. d vast amount of money will be circulating late freeze.-Gainesville Sun.

born on the 29th of February at least Turman State Commissioner of in Alachua county, resulting I
ninety-six years ago. But a similar line from the sale of cabbage.Sun.H. .
Minerals to the World's Fair, and
of missing dates is now soon to return;
and indeed there are no doubt some now the Tampa Journal states that he S. Galloway, E. M. Robinsonand

%readers of this page that will have only will make a complete exhibit of phos- W. S. Odom, of lakeland, with for When a time I my and care then I bare do not them mean return merely atop I mean them a

one birthday to celebrate for nearly phates at his own expense. strawberry fields aggregating less than radical eon. I bar made the d.. &..of FITS. EPILEPSY
twelve to come. or FALLING SICKNESS a bf.lonc rtndy. I
The solution years of the puzzle is to be The expert sent by the Governmentto ten acres, have already netted over warrant ray remedy to oure the wont caeee. Became
from the of berries ,others hare tailed it for not rec.iTiDc.
found in the fact, which does not appearto Florida to examine into the chancesfor $3,000 i marketing no reason now
I core. Send at once for a treatiM and a Free Bottle ofmy
be"very widely known, that the year growing the Kaki; or Japan per- 'and expect to realize at least $1,000more infallible remedy. Oite Kxpreee and Pod Ofloe.

1800 was not a leap year and 1900 will simmon, unhesitatingly that this before the close of the season. II. O. ROOT, M. 0., 183 Pearl Cf V. Y.
not be. The February of the present
State is superior to other for the '
year had twenty-nine days,but in all the any
production of this unexcelled fruit.
seven years intervening between 1896 and
1904, as well as in the three between 1892 Within the past year over twenty

and twenty-eight 1896, that days.-April month will St.have Nicholas.only families have settled near Lake Budda, DiftM H )} s

I now called Lake Pasadena, in Pasco

Boxing His Ears by Electricity.A county, and double that number have

novel mode of punishment has been settled between San Antonio and Lake : Brilliant !

improvised at the Newark City Home, at Pasadena, all of whom came from the :
Verona, N. J. The incorrigible is led northern states.A :
Durable !
into a dark chamber and an electric pun- .
, ishment takes place, only the victim is corps of engineers of the govern-
'- not killed, merely shocked into behaving ment coast survey is at work makinga \ Economical !II
himself. An electrode is behind the .
put survey from St. Augustine across the I J
ear at the base of the skull and.a currentof State to Cedar Keys for the of ;
electricity is turned on. purpose Diamond Dyes excel all others in Strength, Purity, and Fastness. None other are
the difference in elevationof
There is a buzzing noise. The home :ascertaining just as good. Beware of imitations, because they are made of cheap and inferior materialsand
doctor l. little instrument I the Atlantic and Gulf coast. They
picked a whip-like -
give,poor,weak, crocky colors. To be sure of success use only the DlAMOXD DYES
,tlmo other electrode touched the have not yet crossed the 'St. Johns
boy's flesh suddenly, and the boy howled river. for coloring Dresses, Stockings, Yams, Carpets, Feathers, Ribbons, &c., &c. We warrant

and jumped two feet from the chair, as them to color more goods, package for package, than any other dyes ever made,tad to give
fifty or sixty currents of electricity Experiments are being made in more brilliant and durable colors. Ask for the DIAMOND, and take no other.

passed through him. The superintendent Leon county in tea growing. The Send postal for Dye Book,Sample Card directions for coloring Photos.,making the fimest lak er 1 Hobjxo
held his electrode in place and the 'I plants are doing well and promise an ( cents a quart), etc. Sold by Druggists. Address
doctor applied the brush or whip in half
abundant Hundreds of olive
yield. 'WELLS RICHARDSON & CO. Burlington Vt.
a hundred places on the boy's arms and ,
face and neck wherever the bare flesh and camphor trees, obtained from the
For Gilding or Gold Silver Bronze,
presented itself. Every time the.current, United States Bureau of Agriculture, Fancy Bronzing D"AMON D r CAII\'TS copper, poly to CcCta.

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before another is laid upon it; mats keener appreciation of 1he therapeutic Deafness Can't be Cured

OUP !Rural I Jiome. are laid over the tops of tureens be- value of cleanliness than is exhibited by local applications, as they cannot .

fore the covers are set on them, and by many a learned physician of to-day., reach the diseased portion of the ear. :

The Main Point. the cups and tumblers instead of being -St. Louis Magazine.One : There is only one way to cure Deafness

"I do not like the j gown," he said, piled upon each other are set singlyon a '.
and that is constitutional
"Those sleeves! Why,you'll fret lost.
"But, dear," his little wife replied, the shelves. Way To Do It. remedies. Deafness is caused by an !

"Just think how much-Cloak it cost Review." Quite as careful is the way she puts The health authorities in Englandhave inflamed condition of the mucous lin- :

her silver away. There is a lot of it, determined to stamp out the in- ing of the Eustachian Tube. When

Trick in Washing Flannels. and it's all solid, so in the logical way fluenza or grip by enforcing the law this tube gets inflamed you have a

The trick really is so simple. It of many women she puts it safely awayin which forbids persons suffering: from rumbling sound or imperfect hearing,

depends on three things-first, the a- big Nuremburg chest and uses contagious diseases to come in contact and when it is entirely closed Deafness l

temperature of the water; second, the plated ware instead. But the way in with people in the street or in public is the result, and unless the inflammation

handling of the garments in the water; which she packs it is an art of itself.} places, and a number of persons have can be taken out and this tube re- I

third, the rapid drying'of the garments. There are bags great and small of cot been arrested and fined $25 each for stored to its normal condition, hear-

The temperature of the water must be ton flannel, with draw strings, into violating the law. Has anything been ing will be destroyed forever; nine

as high as can comfortably be borne which the larger pieces are slipped, done in this country to prevent the cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, ,

by the hand, and all the water that i but thtse are not uncommon among spread of this disease? If all persons which is nothing but an inflamed con ;

touches the flannel from beginning to I careful. housekeepers. It is her pockets afflicted with this abominable com- dition of the mucous surfaces.

end of the performance must be of an bur the small pieces that command re- plaint were forced to remain at home. We will give One Hundred Dollarsfor

unchanged temperature.The spectful admiration.The would be deserted of Deafness caused
our streets as as our any case; ( by t
flannels should not be rubbedon knives, forks and spoons are art galleries are-in fact, we would Catarrh) that we cannot cure by tak- .

a board, but washed gently between not packed away in families, but each take a day or two off ourselves occa ing Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for i

the hands-until the dirt is ex one has its own apartment. She doubles sionally.-Pharm. Era. circulars, free.F. t

tracted. In order to facilitate this the a large piece of cotton flannel, J. CHENEY & CO Toledo, O.

following cleansing should be used to sews it up except on one side and then A Simple Cure for a Cinder. I :.6-Sold by Druggists, 75c." j jI

wash the garments in, instead of clear stitches it into a dozen little compart I .-_ .- -
One of the and effect-
simplest most
water and ments, one for each piece. When these
ive cures for that often serious afflic-
Take one-half of a small cake of are care'ully slipped into their placesshe
tion to a traveler, a cinder in the eye, _
Ivory soap, cut it into small shavingsand rolls the pocket together and ties

put into two quarts of boiling hot it with tape strings like an old fash- is two that of of these a common may be flaxseed.placed in Oneor the THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY. .

water and let it stand on the stove ioned needle case. r
until the is dissolved. The last touch of fastidiousness in eye without injury; they shortly be-
soap thoroughly swell and exude We the underslgne-l. acting under and by virtueof
Into this mixture two teaspoonfulsof the care of her china closet is the coy gin to a glutinous An Act of the Legislature of the State of Florida.
put substance that the ball of the entitled "An Act to Provide for the Creation of Cor-
ammonia and one teaspoonful of ering which she permits herself for the covers porat'Ous, and to Prescrlb their Of'nerall'owera and
substancethat abilities." 8. 1868. and the AcU
enveloping foreign
turpentine.When shelves instead of the paper commonly eye, any amendatory hereto, here associate! ourselves together
may be in it; then seed and irritant as a body politic and corporate for the pur
removed from the fire add Ur ed. Tne e covers are made of }heavy posse and under the conditions hereinafter specified
be washed out. Keep a that is to say:
of white linen exactly fitted to each shelf
two quarts more water, enoughto ARTICLE I.
dozen of these seeds in
sufficiently reduce the temperatureof and with a frill of heavy linen lace a compartmentof NAME ASD FLACK OF BCSJXES9.

the mixture. Then wash the flannels hanging over the edge. your purse, and they may prove an SECTION 1. The name of the Company shall be TheS.
invaluable B. Hubbard Company.
as directed, rinse in water of the accessory. SEC.2. The principal place of business of the Com
The Advantages of Cleanliness -. pany shall be In the city of Jacksonville r lorlda.
same temperature, and-here is a
and iron What clean There is no economy in purchasing ARTICLE II.
point to note-dry rapidly so rare as a thoroughly
while still damp. The longer moisture human being? And yet could all the brown sugar. The moisture it con- SECTION 1. The general nature of the business to be
in the fibres of the wool the tains more than makes up for the dif transacted by said Company shall be to carry on a
stays advantages arising from cleanliness be general hardwa e merchandising, manufacturingand
ference in price, but for some things, Industrial business.
more likely they are to contract.
SKC. /. The Company shall have use and enjoy all
fully understood there would no doubtbe I such as dark cake and mince pies, the rights powers and privileges granted tx Corporation
*la the State of Florida by the general Incorporation '>
Homely Suggestions. greater efforts made to keep clean. I many cooks prefer it. Granulated laws hereinbefore revolted,and tbe right to

Everyone needs wash cloths, for Many persons boast of their cleanly sugar is the purest and best tor ordi acquire sonal property hold use*s Its and business dispose or of Its sucn Interests real and may per-re-

after one's face has been exposed to habits, when in fact they are filthy. nary uses. quire. ARTICLE III.

the wind and dust nothing'else Place a magnifying glass near the CAPITAL STOCK AND STOCKHOLDERS.

cleanses it so well, and for delicate skin and in ninety-nine cases out of a For a stain of any kind of fruit on SECTION 1. The capital: stock of the Company shall

skins the linen bird's eye or dia- hundred masses of filth will be seen linen boil a little milk' and dip the be housand One: Hundred shares of Thousand 0 e Huudrtd 1* 11 vs.Dollars divided each.into one

per is found to be the most suitable blocking up the pores and occupyingthe parts in and out for a few minutes. SEC paid.2. T..e upon entire the organization capital stock of shall the subscribedand

material. A set of a dozen most attractive folds and depressions. And that, This must be do e before any water is ARTICLE IV.

when there is cleanliness. used it will not be successful. .
-looking 'wash cloths were too, supposed COMMENCEMENT' AND TERlI ATlO..

shown the other day by a woman who Many people pride themselves shall SECTION commence 1.1, he corporate at the date existence of the of filing the Company of these
has everything about her toilet as refined iecau:.e they take a bath once a week. articl n ,of orporation with the Secretary of State
and IP the"fth.of the Clerk of the Court for Duval
dainty and neat as it can be This is a miserable inadequacy. No $ WOHTH A GUINEA-..-. A BOX, 1| County, Flo,Ida, aud terminate twenty years there-
These were is clean who does not bathe fter.
made. made of a fine person ARTICLE V.

quality of linen bird's eye, were a oftener I than once a week. And millions Sleepy. || bIHECTORS AJtD OFFICERS

quarter of a yard square, and were 1 of human beings content them 'If is SECTIOX I. The bu.Incas of the Company shall be
) a man drowsythe 11 conducted by a Board of Directors consisting of five
hemmed very narrowly and by hand, selve with a more or less imperfect day time <[ members, who shll be elected each year at the regilar -
annual meeting of the stockholders provided.however .
of course. Torchon lace threequarters washing of the face and hands once a t ter a good; that the following warned lucnrporalors.owlt .

of an inch wide, whipped on the j day. Other millions rarely touch soap ''n ight's sleep, {> ElolK t and: Samuel S. n.Hubbard R liubbard., Jr.,Frank shall S.constitute Gray John the
ere's Indiges-{! Board of Directors until the first regular annual
edge and held loosely so as to make a ;and water. It would require a vol. f on and stomach meeting of the stockholders.
] b.c.2.! The officers of the t.ompanYlhall be a President -
tell the of
to properly gospel '
little frill, edged these cloths all 1 ume 'disorder. .M Vice President a Treasurer' a Secretary and
round. In one corner of each were t cleanliness. Increased beauty, health, lOch other officers as the Board of Directors may deermine .
pow: and all such officers shall b* elected
the owner's initials prettily en broid- :vigor, self respect and a peculiar feeling BEECHAM'SlP hy By I.awK.the Board the nald of Directors By-Laws to In prescribe accordance w to the
ered. 1 of delight which a spirit must feel [>rovtded hat the mitdcnt and Vicr-P>esldentland!
'reaMirer shall' be..11'.tpd from among the Directors.SEC. .
To cut them to best advantage it is 'when it has cast off a foul, diseased ; by removing? e waste .: Th'office tlf ti'i,e-Pt evident and Treasurermay
matter which is clog- be filled by thr same person,
well to select yard wide linen, and if a 1 body, are caused by perfect cleanli- I L L S ing the system, win f SEC. 4. The Hoard of Directors shall make such
uies' "nd I-1 awa as th- may seem advls-ble to
all Bllloua
dozen is the number required, a yard 1 ness. Surgeons have half learned the r.'ervou care and ? regulate the buslne of the Company and shall
5 disorder,and trill quickly re- elect 1 .r appoint as the Br-Laws may prescribe all
will cut them exactly, dividing it into I lesson of cleanliness. In this they are Here Slcfe Headache. <[ ecestary .ub-om cen and agents.
twelve equal Twenty yards of tn advance of physicians. Surgery Of all druggists. Price 25 cents a box. !, ARTICLE VI.
New York Depot,365 Canal St. 33,>
lace will be required to trim them. has during the last fifteen years made "M" "'''"" zaDEAFNESS ,.s LIMIT OF INDEBTEDNESS.SECTION : .
1. The highest amount of Indebtedness or
Instead of giving one's towel rack an immense progress, and the cause maybe lability to which the Company shall at any time
summed in word-cleanli- subject Itself shall not exceed Seventy-Thousand
untidy look as the Turki h clash cloth up one [)llan.

ones usually do, these dainty affairs ness. Still the surgeon keeps only ARTICLE VILOIMJASIZATIOt
only add to the attractiveness of it. he wound and its immediate neighborhood ITS CAUSES AND CURE, 1. As soon: as practical or THE COMPANY.SECTION after the executionf
clean. When the whole Scientifically treated by an aurlst of worldwide these articles of Incorporation, the Incorporatorsnamed
Deafness eradicated and herein or a majority of them shall meet asa
.. His Wife's China Closet. body is subject to the cleansing process entirely cured of from 10 to 3J years'stand ng, he Board Company of Directors by the to adoption complete of the By-Laws organization and the of
Every plate when it is piled away the progress will be proportion- after all other treatments have failed. How electron, of officers.
the difficulty 1 I- reached and thcause removed Witness our hands and seals affixed hereto: this 1st
in the closet has one of those soft ally greater. The command, "Go fullv explain: In circulars with affldavlts lay ot April.L D.1371.
and testimonials cures from prominent I. SAMUEL H. HUB liARD.
.mats laid upon it; every saucer: and wash in the Jordan, showed a more people, mailed free FRANK 8. DRAT,

small flat dish has a mat- laid overt profound knowledge of disease and a Dr. .&.FONT..LIN E,19 Eat 14th St N. Y. 8.JOHN B. HUBBARD EINIO, .JR..





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I and I am fully cjnvinced that as a : forage. -But here," said he, "on this r; for small pasturesA farmer at

Our j atupal Wealth, lawn and a pasture grass it is superior I Bermuda, I only buy a little over $50 Tangerine, Orange county, keeps a ;

....." to anything in the South. I worth of grain," and he does as well cow on a quarter of an acre of it, sup-

All stock, from horses down to pigs,, or better than he did in Orange county. plemented with the wire grass of the
Florida for Stock -IIL and all domestic fowls that eat grass, I His horse was fat, sleek and lively. piney woods, which in that section of

As the result of several years' observation love it better than any other grass in I Every fowl-yard ought to be set with Florida is exceedingly sparse and dry.

and experiment,the follow I the South, and will eat more of it. If'I Bermuda. My wife's fowls have eatenit He has the grass in tussocks or hills

ing suggests itself as a practical and there is a grass in the world that stock all this year, and we never had eggsso set at a distance convenient for horse

profitable method of farming fiat woodslands will never tire of, it is Bermuda grass, plentiful before. cultivation, and with a cultivator run

: Plant to corn in the spring, for it is soft after it dries. Every PARA GRASS. ning between he keeps down the

using at least 500 pounds of mixed cultivator of the soil if he can furnish Captain F. A. Hendry, a well- weeds. Dividing the little plat with a

cottonseed meal and acid phosphateper the land, ought to set apart a plot of f known stockman of DeSoto county, portable fence into six parts, he turns
acre or its equivalent in yard the each for three four
soil, more or less, as his needs demand says: cow on
manure. With good cultivation this s and set it in this grass and I have never tested carefully how days, a few hours each day; then, by
amount of fertilizer will produce a the time she has made the round of
keep it up to its best by proper culti much hay the Para grass will yield per
good crop of corn and fodder. II f vation and fertilizing, and division by acre, but am fully satisfied from whatI the others, the grass has grown againon

planted early it can be cut in July and cross-fencing if capacity will allow it, have raised that an acre of land the first.

should be cut close to the ground to as some portions of it should alwaysbe carefully prepared and sufficiently rich a ,
FOR UY P"Pfl11,
be out of the way of the mowing machine in order. As it forms will nine of
grazing a yield tons hay per acre; Indlgeetlon! and Stomach ditoi3, usa
as the amount of fertilizer sod and completely shades the sOIl certainly it won't do it on common nnoiVK's IRON BITTEKS.
used will give, in addition to the corn All dealers keep it. Si bottle Genuine has
from the sun's rays, and as all fl.iat land, but rich muck land, or rich cow- per
trade-mark and crossed red lines on wrapper.
crop, from one to two tons per acre oi f ing dust and dirts, helpful as fertilizers, pen land or hammock, well broken a 0 .

crab grass and Mexican clover (Rich- which lodge on it and in it are retained and prepared, will certainly do it; WEATHER ArjSD CROPS.

ardsonia scabra) hay. and appropriated serving as and to make it do it the land must be
Up to midsummer the wild grassesare fertilizers it is of the finest fertilizing in in March
one planted, say February or For the Week Ending April 8th,
tender and nutritious and stock ot! grasses in the world, and consequently and have the sets in squares of one 1892.

all kinds will thrive on them After if a farmer have several acres foot, and the result will far surpass RAINFALL.

the corn is cut, however, the stock of it, so he will not have to, pasture it anything you ever saw.Vhen it gets The rainfall during the past week was
should be turned into half of the fieldsas too closely, it will need but little help, two and a half or three feet high cut decidedly% below the normal throughout

the wild grass will be getting hard save to "scooter" it up once or twicea close, and in six or eight weeks cut Florida. In the northeastern portion of
and the quickly growing crab grass the State only about ten per cent of the
and often the
year. again again as as season
seasonal amount occurred. In
will furnish an astonishing amount of average
BERMUDA IN AN AGRICULTURAL SVS and growth may warrant. Then you the central and southern sections the deficiency -
. grazing. After the fields reserved for TEM. may closely graze it during the lall and was probably still greater, whilein
mowing have been cut, the stock can v\i i ter, but break your land again in the western section generally,no rain,
be transferred to them and a crop of As to its growth in groves or in February. turning it under while the except very light showers on the 7th, oc-
corn fields, if the cultivation is regularand red. The majority of correspondentsreport
hay can be cut a little later on the is moist and the cui
fields that were first pastured. Thesecan well done, it hurts no worse than land entirely, same | all crops and vegetation as suffering -
results, or better, can be obtained as severely from drought. Oats and
crab I it crab
prefer to
.be and grass.
then grass
replowed to
sown land is tobacco mentioned as being -
long as the strong enough.The are especially
turnips or oats for winter grazing to anywhere in my stuff.. and these
above is not overdrawn. I will in need of rain, *probably
help the supply of hay and fodder.A One thing I would plead as largelyin the result if the circumstances crops have already sustained considerable
its favor, it never matures seeds guarantee damage. Some correspondents think
"REVOLVING PASTURE. here, which all educated cultivators are as above indicated. Rootletsor that tw yet no damage has been done,
Iii some parts of the State the farm of the soil know is the heaviest draw stems is what I propagate from. I but all agree that rain is badly needed.At .
have what is called field in it the some points in the western portion,
ers by the above in set a hammock by laying j
the soil
on all the growth and
which favored with heavy showersfor
name that is, a of Johnson long tendrils between alternatecorn were
; pasture
maturity of plants, while everything a day or two towards the latter partof
grass or Bermuda grass for the sum. else matures seeds if let alone, which row in July, and by the time I :\March the soil still retains consider-

mer and rye or oats for winter. As grows in our This renders it gathered corn it had met and coveredthe able moisture, and crops,especially corn, 'y
both these grasses are practically in less hurtful to groves.trees. Bermuda entire space, and now, notwithstanding are reported as doing quite well. The
eradicable and flourish all the better grass, I have heavily stocked it, it season up to this time has undoubtedlybeen
plowed and harrowed, or simply in this State
up the
dryest experienced
for with is well and affords the best
being ripped up a plow once set very
plowed up every two or three weeks, for twenty years.
in awhile and do I know of in the'
as they not yield pasturage. nothing
or regularly once a month (and trees TEMPERATURE.
much in line that beat it. Low
the winter
pasture they can agricultural can
should never $0 longer without plow- There has been a marked excels in
be plowed up and an application o' muck land is what it wants; you can't for the week. The greatest
ing, nor corn go over three weeks), temperature
cottonseed meal given to the land, would do no more damage to growth drown it out. It will also grow wellon departure occurred in the Northeastern
which is then sowed down in rye or upland. dortion where the daily average was a
than other vegetation common to six above the normal.In .
little degrees
oats. When this is depastured in the ANOTHER METHOD. over
farms and groves. And any man Western Florida the excess averaged
spring the Johnson or Bermuda grass who will use mind, will and muscle, Mr. C. A. Bacon! of Volusia about four degrees daily. In the Middle\

comes on for summer use. The same can control Bermuda grass and keep county, gives his method of propagating and Southern sections of the State, the
course could be pursued with maidencane from normal conditions was,
Para for meadow : departure
it back from any plot of land he grass a marked.
and probably, not so Having no sys-
rye. wishes to protect. Let him draw his We find it pays to plant it quite tem of normals for these sections at handit

BERMUDA GRASS. dead line and go every two or three thick. Three of our beds we planted is not i possible in the discussion of their

Our correspondent, S. W. Carson, weeks and chop off the intruders and about one foot each way, the other weather conditions to speak with the
writes thus bed six inches the latter had aboutas name degree of confidence as in the case
favorably of this : Bermuda throw them back, and the work is ;
of Western and Northeastern Florida.
grass, which sods our land when given done.What much grass as the other three. On the whole the temperature conditions
half a chance to do so, is the only [ our correspondent says as to Where it is planted thin the grass runs for the State during the week cannot be
hope which I can see why the S ruth the benefits arising from the growth of along on the ground and takes root at I said to have been favorable. With the

shall not be a .barren waste in the Bermuda in an orange grove is doubt- each joint, and another year each I seasonal amount of rain they would have
distant future. Should the present less true in a light soil but in the joint will send up several sprouts ; so I been all that could have been desired.

.system of cultivating the one crop of heavy soil and clay sub soil of the fiat- that by planting thick We save time SUNSHINE.

cotton, with ignorant negro labor, on woods it will greatly injure trees or and get a better crop this year. For I The sunshine was less than the averagefor
the time of and was, perhaps,
large areas of land be continued long crops unless constantly fought with some of our plants we used the long the most favorable year condition, for until

enough, nothing but poverty and plow and hoe. But its excellence for stalks of grass, cutting them up aboutone I the soil gets more moisture, the sunshine

ignorance await the future generation.What strictly pastoral purposes is indisputa I foot long but we find a better way will not benefit crop

is the sense, then, of having ble.] is to plant for seed near a ditch or WIND.

such fears of Bermuda grass?, Let it FOR WORK HORSES. near some standing water, then the Brisk and high winds were frequent

take possession of.the land and buildit He continues: A gentleman' in this grass will run into the water and send during the week and were very injuriousto
into rich soil as time on out a mass of fine roots at each joint, vegetation.
up goes vicinity, who has plenty Bermuda
and these make the best of REMARKS BY CORRESPONDENTS.
instead of pursuing this of plants.
system grass; 'told me the other day that -he I
One man to drop the plants and another Amelia-Dry and warm weather prevailed -
shallow plowing, and the of
growing had not fed any corn to his horses for the week and all vegetation -
raw cotton, which goes to enrich the three months or more, and his horsesdo I to push them into the soil witha I, is suffering for rain. High winds

bottom of the ocean and the manu- his farm work and jobbing and green palmetto stem, like planting : from the Southwest have damaged vege

facturer. keep in good working order. A gentleman sweet potato vines. tables.
Archer-The cloudy weather has been
ITS MANY VIRTUES. on Crooked Lake told me that THE GUINEA GRASS. ,
advantageous vegetation,but the high
I have been acquainted with it for his horses cost him $150 a year in This is still another grass which is wind of the 7th was hard on vegetables.Rain .

more than a score of years in Florida, Orange county when he bought all his;.adapted to sem I-tropical latitudes and is.very much needed.







-No Farmers rain yet cannot and every-plow We passed through the entire orange The lakes throughout Columbia I

where thing suffering.the land has not been properly belt, soon after the freeze, going in county are rapidly drying up and

broken up.HomelandA. our buggy down one side of the river 'thousands of fine fish are perishing.One .

t good rain would benefit and up the other, and found the dam man from the county reports ;

corn, oats, potatoes, tomatoes: and or- age light. Only on the east bank, finding on his place where the water I

anges; yet none of these, where the above Pointe-a-la.Hache, (where water has never yet before disappeared, a

ground is well stirred, are suffering from is shoal of dead fish which first
protection lacking,) were the fruit at sighthe

drought. buds hurt at all-in that limited sec took for a sand: b ir. There were SPRAYING1Sprayinff J

Hypoluxo-Nothing to complain of. tion probably half the fruit buds being barrels of them. A succession of dr) ..1'
is suffering for ,
Jupiter-Everything killed and of the tender is the lakes .A.
in most wOI.dy years causing to di-appear.
rain. Tomatoes are burning up places,
f and where not suffering so badly, the growth. Below that, the large lint: -- -.- --

yield will be greatly reduced. Pineapplesand groves on both sides lost neither bud: Large and deep peal beds exist in ( FAI L U ?

all other fruits are being affected nor the most tender wood, and the: the Falkland Hands.! ] They are formed i J il a

.by the drought. east bank, to and above New Orleans, entirely of ro ts and stems of a species .' COMPLETESUCCESS
Kissimmee-Owing to lack of rain and ,
showed no traces of cold effect of crow berry
except vie the
the prevalence of high and dry winds, if you
crops of all kinds have grown but little slightly in a few places within 25 properFungicides

during the past week; and unless rain miles of the city. -.Sugar Bowl. eO Go oooo r' or
I' t Insecticide
comes soon vegetables will be scarce I at the

during the coming season. i Q TUTT' ______ proper time.

Lake Budda (near Dade City-Farm) 45 sold in 88 I We manufacture all kinds of Fungicides and Insect
icidea of the best qualities, and put them up in the
crops are well forward and prospects conrenient and economical forma for both dealers
sold in 89 m.J\t
f good. @Y n17 lLhmr Pi s6)o I and users. Our pamphlet-the

Lloyds-The week has been warm, 6,268 sold in '90 e ARC OF AGRICULTURE,
stimulate tho liver and information about
torpid ,strengthen useful' interesting
dry and windy, with light showers of 20,049 sold in '9.. -j- tho djjjotio; : organs, rcgulato the the Fruit Garden, the Orchard, and Vegetable Oar-
rain on the 7th. Oats and tobacco need I y bowels, anti nro uncqua'ed a*an ant J-(e den,and how to get good
rain. Land in good tilth seems moist 60,000 will be 60d! In 92 i blliousutedicine.luinatarialdistrietstheir GARDEN SEEDS FREE!
I virtues aroT7idoly recognized a-:*
A Steel Windmill and Stet! tJ:. 6\
enough and the corn and :
young vegetables \ ?they possess!' peculiar properties in I Ifrcelus
Tower 3 minutes. and descriptions of Fungicides and
every It gives prices
shell land well. tho from tj 't
on are doing sy.rcui : poison.
CT These figures tell the ." In wct.r <1e,. end the meet approved Spraying Pump
Price ::>lark1'lacrN.Y.USE : .,
Manatee\ -The weather for the past story of tho ever-growing, m and OUT tit?. Special departments on Truck Farming
Itver-going, everlasting and Staple'ropi. The book la tree
week has been generally favorable for Steel Aermotor. Whore TUTT'S HAS! DYE[) ; W. S. POWELL &. CO..
all A little rain would be benefi- one goes others follow, C) .
crops. "take n perfect imitation of nature;imj>o .s-( Chemical FrrrW'! Manufacturer,
and the
cial. we country. ;e F.; iblo to detect It. Price, fit per bog BALTIMORE, MD. U.S.A.
Thoogh old.we were unable tomato all of !: '
Micco-Rain is badly needed. The high he: 20,049 Aermoton in '91. Orden often ." 'o6'......:;:r- a 000000)
waited 8 weeks to be filled but now we hive A e "" _
wind is very trying to gardens. Dare Increased our plant and are pre- 0 8 g,.::,..... I a. -
promptly to plant our Increase lar "'o 7J .....
Milton-The past seven days have been 'ery'habitable portion of the Are you curious to know how the Aer- ":!
warm and cloudy with little dew .
or no motor Co.fa too 4ih year of Its existence $ ya
and the ground has dried out very fast. came to mate many times as a:i n-
Nothing is suffering yet. Some report a many windmills as all other 3. "N
makers combined?Uo"weeau.e way !:g
few peaches left by the freeze. I originate the Steel Wheel, tho C' .1"1 0fieQINQINNItTlandfLORIDIt
n.* Steel Fixed Tower,the Steel Tilting 40 o v
Molino-The week has been generally 3 C Tower ->t w C
cloudy with high winds from the southeast 0) Q ilL TT. commenced ia a field ia Sa: s .. '
O r" which there had been no (IIIpro". tt II :;' @rfJ@
and south. All are busy planting. **T3 Meat for ii year, and in which 'e aCn
Corn there seemed no talent or ambition M :r g
that is looks well. We
up are not O ** and none has yet been shown except 8.1: '-
needing rain. **i gia feeble imitation of our ..0:1..a: @!iJ@ LIMITED. rI
g o Inventions. i/JII!/ e
Ocala-Conditions about the same as 2d. Before commencing tho
last week. Rain is needed. C U manufacture exhaust!>e sclen5 :o;S- I Vestibuled from end to end. Solid train carrying Pullman's Finest Buffet Drawing
tlflo !
investigation and expertJj s.i
c Room Sleeping Cars from ST. AUGUSTINE: to CINCINNATI without change Lighted with
Oxford-It is becoming alarmingly (3 nents were male by a skilled t g gas.
?. mechanical engineer In which / N w Day Coaches have conveniences of toilet smokin:, apartmert; etc., and are attended by an experienced
dry. The little rain the night of the 7.h E 3 over SOOJdynnmomctilo tests .,
will do and O O were made on 61 different f>rnn 0)1 porter. No extra -hanre Leaves St. Augustine Rally, l:3:i> A. M.; Jacksonville. 1 145 P. M.; Calla-
good looksa
some everything ++ of wheel, .
artlQcl I :
little revived.: The early oats are gone m.>0..C and therefore propelled uniform by wind y:: han,2.33P. M.; Wad cross, 4-23: :> P :M; Jesup 6.10 1'. :M. Arrives Macon 11.S2 P. M.; Atlanta 2.40: A.M.;

and the late badly damaged. Orangesare I yj>0.. \> queatlonvrelatingtothepr.pcrP which ..e.. L- + r iao:':Ii:' Chattanooga, 8:00 A. M. Cincinnati.:20 P. M., and Chicago, 7:00 A. M.

falling off badly. The water in wells a.0anf10..of currature wheel, tbo and best< amount form. I of call larface. the resists "THE OHIO SPECIALS-SOLID TRAIN!
and lakes is very low. s:J ante of air to rotation obstruction in the wheel such aslieary .
1: wooden before the wheel, as In
Pensacola-Rain is much needed. m the raneless milt andbmannydohe r more abstruse,thonghotl Pullman and :Mann Buffet SkeptngCars from JA('KSONVI1.LI: to CINCINNATI without change.
of all kinds need rain not less important questions These Investlga-
Tampa-Crops *i"? tlons proved that tho power of tho best I Leaves Jacksonville Dally, 7::S3; P. M.;CaMa! '.an, s:il) P. M ; VJaycr ,. 10: ; P. M.; Jesup,11:55 P.M.;
r badly. The weather has otherwise been f wind wheels could bo doubled, and the Arrives at Macou, 5:12 A. M; Atlanta. M.J3 \. M : C:lattaiiK ;a, 2:JJ P. :M. Leave Chattanooga
good. 3: S AERMOTOR daily demonstrates It has
o 3 been done. I P. M., arrives in C'incmnati, 7:20 A. :\1.. aid Chicago; 0::CO P. M.
Titusville-High southerly winds and i 53;: 0 3d. To the liberal policy of tho Aermotor Co,that guana* Through Sleeping Cars leave Chattanooga \VashmRton.. Philadelphia and New York at 8.35 A. 1?t.:
C tees its Roods satisfactory or freight both ,and
lack of rain have been injurious to (3 : pay ways toE
vege ..theenorraoui ompntoflu factory Which enable it to furs M.
tables. E. R. DEJIAIN, ::: 3 ndh the best article at lcs than the poorest is sold for. For 9:5't Scenic Shenandoah Valley Route.Rates .
Director Weather Service. <5 o 32 we furnish the most perfect bearings ever pet
: *o.ID windmill and have made
C a an
exhaustive -
Jacksonville, Fla., April 9, 1892 I Q.: o vision of the Aormotor and Towers. re to all Eastern Points are as low by these line as by any all rail routes. For berth resin*
lions, folders and all information, apply to any 1 icket Agent in Florida,or to
.e- I 5'"t Ifyoo wanta strong, stiff.Steel Fixed Tower-or if yon
2 J- want the tower you don'tliato to climb(the Steel Tilting
They were out walking,it was cold,and he was I (:) 2 G Tower) and the Wheel that runs when all others stand stil. I F. M. JOLLY, Dist. Pass. Agt., 82 W. Bay St., Astor Block, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.B. .
: I thtt cost you Us than wood and lasts ten times a. .ng
coughing She handed him a bottle of Dr. Bull'sCough
: (The Steel Aermotor)or If you want a Geared Aermotor to
Syrup and said: "Here's a httlr thing that I think will help you His cough was cured in C X > saw wood, that does the work of 4 horses at the cost of Gen'l Pass. &Ticket Aet, Asst Gen'l Pass. Apt,
a short time. $ O one ($100)), write for copionslr illustrated printed matter, KNOXVILLE TENN. ATLANTA, GA.
C >showing. every conceivable phase' rf windmill constructioo
.0_ :Q. .0(1( work to the A E R MOT 0 R CO. I2th audBoe&:.* ,
well SU., Chicago or It vela 'It' COIn rrancisco.
Ir is an art moving large bearing {[ &'l.f
orange trees and save them. In Hatch Chickens by Steam. --- -- --- -.------.- ----- --

February 0. D. Hull presented Oscar IMPROVED EXCELSIOR INCUBATORftwD1do fh { TO ALL BUYERS

Bryan a number of these trees from : It.Thousands In successful opera opfANCY
J Perfect fr-l/.Kegulattnj..
the DoLeon grove. Oscar was just pntea first-clans Hatcher made.

ready to buy large nursery stock, so eggs to At hatch lens cost a larger than percentage any other. .- .. F POULTRY.

was delighted at Mr. Hull's offer. He I find 6d for lllUlo 0&taJ0e. Glair 11.STAUI: ,Qalacl,1ue

proceeded immediately to remove I ,,\"t.Ex'rIOX I

them his six miles distant. It
to place : SPRAY S.' 1JHRKAFTKR all fowl sent
took him a week or so to accomplish ; 1 1 'Irom my yards by express,
/ will at half the former
the job, but succeeded without losing I PUMPS 9 r k+ ? rates po a great ont-saving to my cus

'.,.*etotner.t.. This i" by special ar-
tree. on
a single They grew right MADE
,p,, rang tn nt. and is i confined to
and are now full with bloom. De- THE DEMINCCO. ,,, r fowls from my yards.
J' Land Recorder. gi r We are the Largest breeders! of
: SALEM, OHIO. : ; thoroughbred poultry in Florida.
a Come and see our tock or vend
.. 'Write for Catalogue and TKEAIISE OK SPBAYIXO /4
Salvation Oil, the greatest cure on earth for for our illustrated catalogue and
pain, in universally accepted by horsemen and t -- - price list of 14 varieties

veterinarians cents. as the ne plus ultra of STATE C Ct :; BANK OF FLORIDA '' ; 'r z:1 r -. Incubators Poultry supplies and Brooders of all kinds.Shell

e i and Bone Mills Clover Cutters
Wire Netting,Desiccated Fish and
Choice poultry is being importedinto "VOT IXCOltl'ORATEIt." -"'"_ Boiled Blood and Bone to make

Natal, especially Light Brahmas, : = hens lay.

Indian and Pile game, Black Spanishand I EGGS TO HATCH.
Silver Dorkings. I E. W. AMSDEN,


i Sick-Headache yields BEECHMAN'S.PILLS. (Capital, 30000.00 i



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VI. Agriculture' is the Basis of Wealth. No. 15.

The Invisible Dollar. or gold or paper, say $100,000,000; dazzling fortunes out of your labor by Rev. L. B. Plummer suggests that

Editor Alliance Department: the Treasury pays the salaries of all class legislation? Rather poor consolation the railroad companies of Florida do-

I want to ask the world a few ques- public emplo}'es, from President downto is it not, that you, a free American nate 40,000 acres of land for the Flor-

tions, and then, as Pickwick said, crossing sweeper in the Sin Fran- are better paid for your labor ida exhibit, which, at $1.25 an acre,

make a few remarks. cisco navy yard, and for all govern- than the paupers of Europe are under is equivalent to $50,000. On this

Well, here goes. ment work done. All these must live their despotic government.Did amount Mr. Plummer thinks at least

What is the relation of man to the and pay bills, and lo! it is in circula- not our forefathers sacrifice $25,000 could be secured by mort.

dollar? Is it his god or his master? tion, and is good money, honest mon their lives that American laborers gage.

Did man ever eighty- and because be freed from the hand of .-.-.
any see an ey, cheap money, it i is; might op-
cent dollar? out of paper, costs little, and the peo- pression of England; and is she not Col. S. S. Harvey, representing: the

Did man dollar at taxed for its with her what National Union Company as trade
any see a I ple are not use. See? to-day doing capital
all? Now (for the keynotes of a National she failed to do with the sword? Are commissioner for Florida, has organ-

Did man mill? financial bow down head ized a branch business of the companyat
any ever: see a policy. Let the governmentcoin you going to your
The mill is just as tangible a thingas all the gold and silver brought to and say there are smarter men thanwe Ocala. Arrangements have about

the dollar, a conventional term for the mints by private parties and pay al are to run the government? Or been completed to secure the goods

the measure of the value of servicesor its expenses in full I legal tender green will you begin to reason and act on and store of Sinclair Bros., in the

commodities: exchanged betweenmen. back money, and we will have the best your own better judgment? Answerme Marion block. Capt. J. A. McDavidhas

It simply measures values, as money the world has ever seen, and this question, how many of those been selected as manager of the

the yardstick measures cloth; and, as ': prosperity for the many, not the few, statesmen and smart men did you new store. *-+-*

the yardstick can be of( any material as now. ever know that would not take the
We noticed in the
providing it is 36 inches or 432 lines The principle underlying this is thatas laborer's products for the last cent an exchange
other that the Alli-
day a suggestion
long, it is a legal yard. So a dollaris a Nation weare one people, havingone they could get them for? Then tell
ance hoot the holders of
100 cents and 1,000 mills. Pro common and inalienable right to me, if you leave it with them to fix up mortgagesand

viding it is a legal tender it is money live, to labor and to enjoy the fruits the laws, they will not take all the see that they pay their tax on
them. We think this idea.
a good
in every sense, lor the law makes the .i of our labor. This is liberty. money and leave you to do the work?
Let the Alliance which in for
dollar legal just the same as it makes Neither the Declaration of Independ Farmers were once prosperous and goes

the yard legal. encenorthe Constitution of the United happy; then farmers graced the Presidential economy, see how many mortgagesare
untaxed in Polk and
Proof-The silver States confers the chair adorned the Senate county try
dollar was legal anywhere right to ,
and the names of all
tender from the foundation of this government I any to live at the public expense, except chamber and filled the halls of Con- holders get who are not paying mortgage tax, and
until when the public servants. Then farms had market
1873, Congress gress. your a turn them over to the collector. The
passed a law demonetizing: silver; then We, the people, employ them to do value with advancing prices, laws holder of a mortgage should be as

it ceased to be a dollar. Why? Be- our public work, whilst we work to were made in your interest and Shy
willing to the tax on it as he is to
cause it ceased to be a legal tender. feed, house and educate all.Ve, the lock had but poor show. But pause collect the pay interest. Bartow Courier.

Now the silver dollar is a legal l tender people, issue to them in payment a and think for a minute! As soon as -

again up to a certain sum. Why? By i paper dollar of 1,000 mills, which is farmers ceased to represent you and Meeting at Vernon.
a certificate of their services and time professionals, bankers and the mon
law! It the free coinage bill passesit The Alliance nd took
will again be a legal tender. Why? to us, and will entitle them to the eyed class took their places, millionaires Vernon Friday gra with rally about placeat one

By law. services and time of any others to the began to increase and money hundred and
same amount. decreased, and the wealth of the fifty people present.
So you see the law makes the dollar Hon. A. P. Baskin made a speech in
\Vhy should we borrow (from country concentrated into the handsof
just as it makes the yard; the material money favor of "More Money for the
some of us to them and then the the few, and farms and farm
pay your "
of which it is made is not important.Nor People. He said nothing in favor
rest of us be taxed to interest and products have shrunk in value until
is the value in the dollar, eitherof of a third party, but seemed to be ina
the sum borrowed when these to-day no one wants to invest
repay moneyin
gold, or of silver, or of paper, but straight line with the Ocala de.
worked for ? Tell farm.
public servants a
in the article it pays for; and after the us mands. His speech was pointed and

one man spends it for a hat he has the I me, some one. The desire of the farmer in many logical, urging the Alliance to stick to
Some one will ask where is the se- instances to rid of their unprofitable -
value in the hat; and it makes no difference get the principles of the Democratic
curity (for such money? All the land, lands is well illustrated the
to him whether the material !I party, with the Ocala platform to the
all the wealth, all the honor of the Bill tells of the in
Arp man
in story
dollar he spent was worth half a front, at Tampa, June i.
cent a ton or $1,000 an ounce. See? Nation-the panic security as our bonds Georgia who inherited 160 acres of ..+ -

He has intrinsic value in the hat. have. It needs no redemption, it is land. He rode TOO miles on horse- Escambia County Alliance.

redeemed every time it pays a debt. back to see the land he came back
The hatter takes the legal mill ; The Escambia county Alliance met
1,000 See This
? would cement the Unionforever. One of his
driving a mooley steer.
dollar and buys bread; he again gets at Bluff Springs yesterday. The sessionwas

intrinsic value? See? The baker pays ---- .-.. neighbors "said, "Jim, did you sell held with closed doors, so that

his taxes with this dollar of the law, Agricultural DepressionII.Editor your" land? "I sold eighty" acres of the business transacted did not be-
it. "What did
and it may go to the Treasury in Washington Alliance you get? got come known outside. After the meet
Department: "
that steer. "Did sell the balance
and be paid to President Harrison The bankers tell us that all these you ing the Alliance men and a goodly
? "Well
with others his Jim no, not exactly. number of citizens, including nearly .
49,000 salary. ]hard times have been brought about You when I make the
went to
And he perhaps give it in all the candidates for the county of-
may charity 1 by the imprudence of the farmer in deed I found the fellow could not
to some beggar whom the fices, assembled under the oaks and
poor government j over production; that there is plenty read, so I just crammed the whole 160
has ruined listened to an address from State Lec-
by making of money and all we need is confi him."
acres on
buy golden yardsticks. There turer Weeks. The speaker spoke at
( are dence. No wonder they plead for In will .
review the
our we manufacturer's -
millions of such victims, but they don't confidence when the National banks labor. considerable length, dealing with the

know what ruined them. ) transact 92 per cent. of their business money question, the depression in in-

Well, this beggar buys quail on toast without money, and still we are told Polk THOMAS J. WILLIAMS. dustrial pursuits, etc., and put forward

with this dollar of the law and he gets t that: this is the country where labor is County. *. the Ocala demands, compliance with

intrinsic value. You see:? The dollar t the: best paid for of any part of the It is slid that the Alliance men of which, he said, would remedy the

has not been hurt a bit; it still contains ,world. Admitting this to be the fact, Volusia county have been requestednot evil of which he complained. Severalof

100 cents, 1,000 mills, but no intrinsic i is there another country on the globe to participate in the nominating the candidates gave the audience

value; the beggar has that, only because where millionaires have been made so convention of either party, and it is little talks, and all the visitors took

of the legal stamp of the government f fast? Admitting as we said before, thought that the "third party" will the evening train south for their

making it a legal dollar of t that labor is better paid, tell me, either; put a ticket in the field'or endorse homes. The -affair proved a very .
1,000 mills. See? 1 brother laborer, are J pleasant one.-Pensacola News.
you willing to the nomination of those men in
The government (that is, the agents I 11 oil ]life and children --*++
your away see your sympathy; with the Alliance and its I Hereford's Acid Phosphate. '.
. of us, the people) makes out of silver, made slaves of while others make (demands.: -DeLand Supplement. Beware of Imitation


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j Substitute for the Sub-treasury: Banner. I had flattered myself that 1 I The inhabitants of these keys depend RICH FLORIDA LANDS

Fran. should his forcible trenchantpen
t enjoy largely for support and profit on
I A Washington dispatch to the in many telling articles on the the production of pineapples and veg-
of the Alliance and the
f_ ,Times Union says: principles
etables. The land Elliott's
! An important conference of Farmers' troubles of the times. But alas! for on Key

, Alliance members of the House was the vicissitudes of time. He was a and Key Largo, the two largest

. held here last night. The conference young man of force and ability and islands, is very rocky and covered I

1 considered the financial situation, including was'fitted by nature and acquirementsto with a thick growth of tropical hammock .
I'f the matter of silver legislation. do much good and leave his im-
mastic rubber
, After some discussion a bill was pre press upon the age in which he lived.It grape,
I pared by Representative Livingston, is with the deepest regret that I give madeira wood and palm. The residents -!

: of Georgia and was, with some modification him up as an associate editor and as a entered the land by homesteadfrom

. adopted unanimously, and citizen and friend. My most heart- the Government in strips run I t
i will be introduced in the House at the felt sympathy goes out to his bereaved ning back from the ocean beach and I

, first opportunity. The bill provides family, and especially to his little clear and plant a ct rtain area of new j J 5i

,I as follows: children, whom God has promised to land in pineapples! each year, as the I
The Secretary of the Treasury is be a Father to.-WM. HICKSON, in pines do not seem to thrive in the

I authorized and directed, upon demand Ocala Banner. same soil more than three years in
, of any State expressed through its -, ----._ -- succession without alternating with Farmers Stop and Think.

! governor, to issue to it full legal tender Too "Concentration" Already some other crop. The land being so WHY spend the best years ol your
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
t notes of the government of like I wish to take exception to some of very rocky, it i is planted with slips ina lire cultivating the soils ol the frozen
denominations as the treasury notes "hit or miss" way, no attention North and West raising crops on which
I the views of Mr. E. L. Goodsell in
i now issued and in circulation, and being paid to system by regular rows, the ireight is often not realized, when
his letter in
i published your paper some
but the thrust in the
slips merely being
non-interest bearing. These notes are you can buy land from the undersigned,
weeks ago. We agree with Mr. Good-
between the rocks. Insome
not to exceed in amount $30 per ground rich and textile as any known lands,
sell that organization of the producers
1 r capita of the population of the State places the loose surface rocks are and where you can raise a crop that the
would be to their interests, but Floridais
and and the land
in the gathered piled United States Government will
as expressed census preceding State and pay a
a large "complete
I the demand. planted regularly with tomatoes, egg BOUNTY of $100 on each acre.
under head would be impossible
, one and other
plants vegetables produc-
: THE BONDS TO BE TAXABLE and under several heads they ing wonderfully. At this season of HOLD On, this isn't all. You can sell

J The State making demand for notesis would be no better off than they now the year there are no mosquitoes or the said crop right there in your home

to deliver to the Secretary of the are. They are doing well enough to other insects to annoy one, but I am market roc $250 per acre.' You ask ior

r Treasury its lawful bond! to the full entrust their fruit to the few large told that on the keys the insects are the "How" and the "Wherefore."

I, amount of the government notes demanded shippers that make a business of it, very bad in the summer. The occu- Quite nghi-.iactb:: and figures count best.

. and such bonds are to be who are experienced in the marketingof pation of the farmer is often diversi. Plant the Lane with Sugar Cane.

; taxable one per cent per annum, said fruits and are in position to keep fied by that ot fishing, sponging and TO OLD Farmers and caretul
tax to be conveyed into the United posted on the condition of the markets. wrecking. When a vessel becomes ol papers, the fact that there is now

i States Treasury on or before the 1St But what is necessary is more "har- disabled by running on the "banks"or i established near Kissimmee, Fla., the
p day of April of each year. The bonds mony of action" and less "concentration otherwise the boats of
many every St. Cloud Sugar Refinery, is stale,
are to fall due at the expiration. of of shipments" on the part of these description flock down on her like news.Ve are talking to all our
! twenty years.It "large shippers. The'"four" large buzzards and often the wreckers se- friends. Sugar cane can be raised as
is provided, however, that the markets, and especially the one on the in At
cure large amounts salvage. cheaply as corn, and Uncle Sam will
State taking advantage of the act shall Atlantic border, Mr. Goodsell refersto / Cape Florida on the southern extreme pay you a bounty of two cents per poundon

have the right to turn over to the Sec. might like very much to run this ity of Key Biscayne, are yet to be the manuiactured sugar. The St.

retary of the Treasury to the full whole grand United States! ; but theyare seen the remains; of what was once a Cloud plantation in Osceola Co., Fla.,
amount or part thereof of the not and never will be able to do
any flourishing town, the trade of whichwas averaged 4,500 pounds of sugar to the
notes issued to it at it. True, they have "enormous outlets
any ruined when Uncle Sam built the acre last year, and it will go 5,000
time before the bonds fall due, or in ," but they do not by any means lighthouse on Fowey Rock, as that pounds this year.METHODS .

lieu of government notes the State ]reach all the fruit consuming pointsof put a stop to wrecks on that point.
: may redeem the bonds with lawful this long, wide country. What is There are seme very nice residences ? This! isn't the only big

money, and when such notes are thus the matter with Cleveland as a dis- along these keys, and many of the chance of your life, however. The
paid into the treasury they are to be tributing point? No market in the I owners are quite wealthy and orna- cultivation ol. rice lands about Kissimmee -

destroyed. country is surrounded by'more nice, ment their grounds with beautiful' is to become an assured, profitable
small jobbing points.Vhat's tact. There is no richer or better
DISTRIBUTION OF NOTES. .groves of cocoa and other trees.-
Each State through its legislative \ the matter with Minneapolis? 'Key West Letter in Ocala Banner.COST1VENESS truck and market-garden lands in the
world than the land the rich
1 with Pittsburgh and Philadelphia as over
department is to provide for the distribution -
of the'government notes issued I Ir distributing points? I'll wager Mr. flow, or bottom lands about Kissimmee.

o r upon securities furnished by it Goodsell that these "four large mar- Write, ior confirmation, to Col.

on such terms as the Legislature may 1 1I kets" can't show up as good returns A. K. McClure, editor rhtladclphia

deem best for the welfare of the in- I for last season as the two smaller mar- If not relieved by judicious and. timely nmtS, who has personal knowledge.Then .
I; habitants. 1 kets-Cleveland and Minneapolis treatment, i is liable to result in chronic I in lands tor orange groves, or

There were between twenty-five and I for the same number of cars. constipation. As an aperient that maybe groves already cultivated or bearing,
thirty members of the House The two auction companies of Cleve used with perfect safety and satisfaction I can satisfy you that your best interestslie
f land handled a very large amount of Ayer's Pills are unsurpa 8e.l. in seemb me beiure any one else.
and Mr. Livingston that thereare
says Unlike most cathartics, these ,
Florida and with the BEAU 3 11 I r UL HOMES. The healthfulness
a number of other members who oranges exception while they relax and cleanse, exert a
will support the measure. The silver of a few weeks in the early win- tonic influence on the stomach, live;', and beauty of Kissimmeehave

situation was discussed in an interlo- ter, to good advantage and at good and bowels,causing these organs to perform never been questioned. No

) cutory way from the Alliance standpoint I prices. CLEVELAND.Central their functions with healthy regularity diphtheria, no consumption, no pneumonia
.-*-I and comfort. Being purely veg !- -in fact, read our medical
Livingston no
Packing Houses. table and i i free lrommineral
I conclusion was reached. of report. Beautiful cottages, villas or
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Cured
residences. Write
any kind, by their u/se' lots suitable for
May we a word or two on
r say your
Death of Dr. Ayer. is not attended for terms and particulars.
packing house article ? W. P. Neeld, with effects. Good for d
injurious o
COME SOUTH And untold
I'have seen the notice of the death get
while he has rather
on page 204, high and young of every climate,Ayer's Pil Is
! of Dr. L. M. Ayer in the with quantities of the grandest climate in
! papers ideas of profits and so on. is on the are everywhere the favorite. G. V f.
I sorrow and regret. It was such a right i track. Let the growers who Bowman, 26 East Main street, Carlisl, the world free with each acre of ground
! surprise. The last time I saw him was have small combine until there Pa., says:, "Having been subject, for purchased. Come where you can till
at Fellowship, at the meeting of the groves years, to constipation, without being the soil twelve months in the year
of least load
is a supply at one car per able to t find much relief, I at last tried least write for full particula
At to
Alliance. He then looked me
county day and ship in car load lots of uni- Ayer's; Pills, and I deem it both a duty
hale and hearty and had the appear- form grades. Keep up the agitation ; and a pleasure to testify that I have i1'.8. CANNON Kb.lmrlltt, Fla

ance of many years to live yet. This something; will come of it. Home derived great benefit from their use. I Agent for the lands of the DI..tttolll'ompanit.,
sad occurrence impresses us with the sales; and marketing through the Exchange would not willingly be without them." for the A- ociate'1 Hallways lands, and tie

fa.ct that in the midst of life we are in will clear four fifths of the Cathartic Pills lands Phosphate of Ki-glniD, sugar Lat cane d \0.,;rice, truckingfruit

death. At that meeting of the Alli complaint now made as to loss in Ayer grazing, timber, general farming,
ance he was appointed as a coeditorof range growing. G. W. B. Every:: Dose Effective. and home lands. Send for map showing
the Alliance Department in the Chicago. lands. .




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what you have and what:you want. t'f'R U / We have some of the finest Frost Proof lake
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1'\ COk3OUDATCDJAs\ARY,.uI Phosphate lands garden and truck lands, nur-
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FOR SALE-Some extra choice i lakefront tracts, .

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printed? on old Berkshire paper, sent post-paid at ;:.ougJ.ta !
following prices : ingle copy, 5 cents; dozen To all who remit $5.00 I will send MAN 1)111",0 for 450
copies, assorted, 50 cents; one quire, assorted, 75 iA
cents. GEO. \V. HASTINGS, Interlachen, Fla. I NEDCHBOR
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advantages for small investments, to 3100. Send fur cat ogueE. .
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FOR SALE Whipporwill, per bushel, f.o. Did you ever receive a letter? You can GRUB AND STUMP PULLER.
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e names
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These lines are equipped with the latest ()ranJe'.aIlt.Y........................... 2 ((] > Virginia iliulc'* .............. 41........ 4 00 Jacksonville and Tampa.
modern for tlu i 2 Ei,0ltd, Uourhon ............ ............... 5 00
improved appliances 'alley..orth 2 I Ei,O Kentucky Sour Marsh .... ............ ,"" 00 Fait Schedule, 1'itllmnn Sleepers, nil Modern
safety and comfort of passengers. Clifton Club ..... ...... ....'......_ .... Old liaker .... ............... ......... .5 00 Jiallicay: Improvements.The .
: Montrose Vclve t.t .............' SO OO
Our patrons call them the Jugs Extra : One gallon, 25C.; two gallon 5 oc.; three gallon ;5('. Remit by post office money Florida Eentral i Peninsillar R.R.
order check or r ,Ristered letter. We cannot s s hip C.O. I). to dry t.vns.t I Is the greatest artery of travel through the
FINEST IN FLORIDA. A complete price list of Groceries and Win, List, sent free on application. finest ,parts of Florida traversing twenty-four

counties-GadsdcnJclTerson, Duval, Aluchua,
JO HN CLARK, SON & CO.Are take. Leon. Suvrannce. Nassau Levy,Orange
Trains Leave Jacksonville via J., ItillsL nugb, Wakulla Columbia Clay,
I Marion. Polk Manatee Madison,Baker, Bradford -
T. & K. \V.: fully described in our beautiful book GARDENING Sumter, Hernando and DeSoto-in their
ILLUSTRATED for 1892 It contains one hundred the Mid-
1T.AUGHAN'S I richest portion. It runs through
8:30: a.m. daily,except Sunday;42:30: p.rn. I pages handsomely photo-etujravinar-printed and colored illustrated plates with It is accurate a dle Florida Region of 11111 Country where are

daily; 4:20: p.m. daily, except Sunday Mirror of.tlVlt> Horticulture toaate and I the tine oldFanning
8:00: p.m. daily, except: Sunday. I &plantswitt :shows the reedit aitanmems: of itits ail, side by Land and the New Tobacco
I I side with the goad old plants of our fathers'
Arrive 7:30 a.m., 8:00: a.m., 12:55 p.m., gardens. The descnptious,platO and reasonable reached by no other line), some of them con-
commend themselves to teal lovers ,f good I gardening! and its contents so fully ducted on a largo scale. Here are Quincy
7:40 p.m.Trains cover all branches of this absorbing subject th at; we sayILE Tallahassee (tho capital), Monticello. :Mudison
TELLS TIlE U'Jifor STUB and other towns, from whoso comfortable,
IT a
Leave Jacksonville via East 1$& ample dwellings, reposing In a fertile counI
the Garden. Lawn and Farm and reprc nu one of the most complete -
try, is coming a renewed energy to employthe
Coast Lines : assortments of garden supplies in the world F or BSC we mail with the LOOK j resources lavished about them. Stretching -
one packet Chicag. Parks" Pansy Seed or on e pi..llt new French Rose down throughThe
8:25 am. daily, 1:00: J.>.m. daily, except Star of Gold. Write for Free CATALOGUE nw. MENTION PAPER Peach
Sunday tit ; 4:05: p.m. daily.Arrive VAUGHAN'S SEED STORE, i,88 i CHICAGO.I be State St. .. Baker, Bradford Alachua Countryof and Levy counties -

9:30: a.m.,12:25 p.m., 5:40 p.m. through the prosperous
NURSt.RMilwaukeeFlol IES OF THE Strawberry Farm

INDIAN RIVER STEAMERS LEAVE of Lawtey Starke and Waldo, perhaps superior -
In proflt to the orange grove-1 It goes
TITUSVILLE i rida\ Orange through the heart of the State, penetratingauino
of the finest groves one having
For Melbourne daily except Sunday
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of CUt Fruit Trees a titcialty.BuddingWood 7O.OOO Full-bearing Orange Tree, -
3:00 3:45 J.m. Rockledge, 9:00 a.m.
: a.m., : { ;
for sale at all times. passing for nearly a mllo between them-
7:00 p.m. Amve Melbourne, 1:00: p.m.. making its southward to the Gulf and to
leave ur Tug. II ccmpltte.
Mclbounu of the In
12 midnight. Returning, the more tropical portions State.
Catalogue andA. Price-List address, all portions of the State It reaches points of
12 0 Rockledge 4)0:
1:20: p m., : a.m.; p.m.
8:00: a.m. Arrive Titusville 8:00: |..m. L. DUNCAN Man iger, Dunedin, Fla. Scenic Interest.
12 Wakulla Springs in the West the Suwannee -
noon. River as beautiful and romantic as it Is

Leave Rockledge for Jupiter daiU, except E. T PAINE.'THE. J. OVERTON PAINE. famous, Silver Springs In tho lake region
and the lakes themselves with their surroundings -
Sunday, 8:30: a.m., arrive Jupiter following PAINE FER1JACKSONVILLE ILIZER COMPANY of rolling land Interspersed with
day, 3:30 a.m. Returning, leave ph*usant homes in green groves sloping down
9:30 to the clear lake fronts. JJy means ol this
Jupiter daily, except Sunday, a.m FLORIDA. road you can most readily reach the

Arrive Rockledge following day,3:30: a.m Office 50 West Bay Street, Warehouses and'Vharves at the terminus of the' F. C. A P. R K. Hunting and Fishing Gronnit

AUGUSTINE" Leaves Hi. Johns Rwe r, East Jacksonville. The settler will) find on the line of this mod
Steamer ST. a greater opportunity for varied selectionof
Manufacturers of ommercial: Fertilizers.
ORMOND land than on any other road In the State
from lightest soils to those underlttitl with
8:00 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays= and Saturdays Who.esale dealers In and Importer)loran kinds of Agricultural Chemicals clay and marl and of richest hammock:
for Rockledge and way landing* Send us your name and we will mall yot t (ram time to time much general) Information I whether for regular mixed farming etm-k! or
Kockledpe carding uccesslu) orange and vegetable c altnre In FloridaGARDEN dairy farming: peach or strawberry culture.
Returning, leaves 8:00: orange; groves and vegetable gardens.
Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. The tourist will be gratified with its scenery.The .
health-seeker on Its ample route can Mud

Connections are made at Jupiter wit I New "Plane1Among t Jr ToolsJ clay some roads spot adapted of Middle to his Florida wants.the On horseman the bard

trains of J. & L.W. Railway for all point. > 9 will ride with speed and satisfaction anti the
Florida Central and Peninsular is the
on Lake Worth. I' Jloiite.NOTE. .

For schedules, maps, etc., call on loco other things TWO NEW DRILLS. Onesowseither I .-Passengers from Northern connections -
IN DRILLS OR HILLS, the other in addition, SOWS FERTILIZERS EITHERJR. I having tickets over the Florida Central
address the General Past an :*" II .
apvnts, or ABOVE OR BELOW THE SEED. I and Peninsular to points In South Florida
of being taken into Jm-k-
have the privilege
Ajrent.) Great improvements too in "PLANE T ." COMBINED: SEED DRILL AND i iD sonvillo over the Company's line and allow**!
W. L. CRAWFORD. HOES and marked a *toi>-over within the going limits ol the
for dwtiwitlon -
ticket with return to their route
p General Manager, Supt.East Coast Lines changes in HORSE HOES AND GUI TIV A TORS. I free of extra charge. Send for map of

t .J.,T.& K. W. System. St. Augustine. P1* The fine NEW TOOLS offered in 1691 are made still more attractive for 1893. Florida mailed &
cDONELL 0. P. A..
A. 0"
O. D.
i and full of all the
l SEND IMMEDIATELY FOR NEW CATALOGUE description Jacksonville. Flu
General Passenger Agent goods as now made. It is impossible\ to un
: ". ." S. L. ALLEN & CC >., 1107 Market St., Philadelphia Pa. D. B. MAXWELL, General 51a0azes










rh e ]Be1leriew Miiiin : COD.1pa1'1Y'S: Qreetin .

To the Orange Growers and Market Gardeners of Florida: m

We produce the Leading Phosphate of the world. It is the cheapest. It is the best. It is a quick, vigorous fertilizer. It increases the crops.


by eminent chemists show that it contains over 50 per cent of bone phosphate of lime that is available at once in soil water, the balance, 20 to 30 pe-

cent, becomes gradually available. Experts certify to its having a value as plant food. green as it comes from the mine, of over $23 per ton as compared with commercial -

acidulated fertilizers, and no danger in its use. The analysis of our Soft-Pllosphate, as given by Serge Malyvan, of Ocala, is as follows:

Insoluble Silicate! and Sand.... .. ..... .18.761 I Phosphoric Acid................. .... .... 27.63 Oxide of IronAluminum ..-.. ................. .... .74 I I Magnesia and Soda ......... ..... .... 6.59
Carbonate Lime........... ............... 4.561| Equivalent to Bone Phosphate Lime: :... ....60.701 I ............ ..... ...... 2.C7 I Moisture...-..... ......... .............. 6.55

He says your Soft Phosphate, referring to the Belleview Soft Phosphate, will be soluble, by gradual steep, under influence of rain water, provided it is per-
fectly burnt and pulverized in fine powder. '

.. Serge Malyvan says that after analyzing samples of Soft Phosphate from different mines- !: throughout the State, that the only soluble Soft Phosphate is contained .
in an area of about six miles at and around Belleview.The .

Belleview Soft Phosphate is especially good for peach, pear and orange trees, grape vines and strawberries and for cotton and corn it has no equal.

The analysis of our Soft Phosphate shows that every element it contains is absolutely essential as plant food, and every intelligent man will see the importanceof

buying plant food at so little cost per ton.
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MoreAbout Soft Phosphate. rowed this in. I did not measure the yield only I gives them their dark green color? Certainly'! cation have just commences to start up: Mr. Me
The following: in regard to soft phosphate is I in tay cart as I gathered it. I got as much corn I I !nothing the soil,as it is poor pine laud. Neither I Master of the firm McMaster& Miller, of San
taken from the Gainesville Sun: from the sixteen rows that had soft phosphate; on IIS it good cultivation. Chemistry teaches that Mateo, visited my grove a few days since and expressed -
That soft phosphate is rapidly gaining favor it as I did from the next thirty rows. 1 he corn orange trees requIre potash, phosphoric acid and himself as being very much astonished
with the fruit and vegetable growers there is no did not dry up any for want of rain, as the rest<>f lime and the pin elands of Florida require} humus. at the growth of the trees where the soft phosphate
fcort of doubt Those who have given it a test unhesitatingly the crop did. I am well pleased and will use it In muck and phosphate we have all but the hid been applied. If you will remember
speak of it in the most compliment- this year on all my crops." potash. This added gives us a perfect fertilizer, the first shipment of Phosphate was made less
.iy terms Air. George Saxon, writing from and yet there are men who tell u* that it will not than sixty days since, and until the last few days
"',dlahassee : do. that the raw niatethls: 1 mut be manipulated we have had very little rain.
The solt phOiphatereferred to in the granulated Soft I hoMI)tute. by the chemist and refined product fed to our I am fully convinced that one ton of the Belle-
article, containing the elements of ground bone Mr Sutton, one of our Alliance ex-editors, trees. What nonsense! I don't believe any such view Soft Phosphate has a greater value as a plant
and 50 per cent phosphate of lime (bone phosphate writes as follows to the Florida Agriculturist on a laws entered into the Divine plan of Nature."- food than a ton of any Fertilizer that. has ever
)crude as it comes from the mine. This matter of much interest to our farmers: Phosphate Field. been brought into the State,and I would warmly
fcott phosphate was put upon cotton last year "Now Mr. Editor, I am the same crank still, Mr. Sutton has since ordered thirty-five tons to recommend its use to the orange growers in the
alongside of cotton seed as fertilizers and the re- only more so, on the subject of muck, soft phosphate put on his groves adjoining Welshton. State. Yours truly,
suit wa fully, or more than double, in yield of and home-made fertilizers, and, like the D. GREENLKAP.
cotton over the cotton sted, while it gave four fellow who killed the rattle snake I have the -
times the yield over the same land without any I rattles to show. My trees are loo iug better ac JACKSONVILLE. FLA., June 12. 1891.
fertilizer. Rev. T. W Moore, of Leesburg looked cording to age than adjacent groves upon which C. B. SMITH President Hellevitw Phosphate, President? Y FLA., Dec..21. 1891.
at this crop while in full fruitage and he said that commercial fertilizers have been used. Muck Jacksonville Florida: C. B. Smith, Belleview Mining Company
At that time that the cotton fertilized by this soft lime, soft phosphate, stable manure and potash DEAR SIR-Knclosed; please find my order for :
phosphate had three times! more fruit on it than will do me to ma e a grove with and I don't two more cars of Soft i Phosphate. I have used DEAR SIR-Yours of ith received. It givesseVentVfTve"tons
that fertilized with Cotton seed. Thinking this I think I will come in behind in the race with the of"thU"T! os"phatc, and have mc pleasure to state that I have used nothing but
estimate may have been a little high I put it as chemical fertilizer men either. noticed with much intend its effect on my oronse the Belleview Soft Phosphate on my grti-vr the
above, but I am free to admit that he is a better "Any one having any doubts as to the solubility trees. The first car load I applied to something past year, and I have been more than satisfied
judge of such matters than I am." I of Vhosphate would have these doubts removed over five hundred trees, and the results have been with the results. The trees are looking as well
J. T. Smith, writing from Levy count,says: "I by visiting a small grove in Welsh ton simply marvelous. Thr adjoining five hundred as they have ever looked e"en when I used expensive
put soft phosphate on sixteen corn last I which has had no other fertilizer in the past two trees received no fertilizing, and the difference fertilizers. Many persons have heard of
spring about a four acre field of corn.on about an years than phosphate. It has not had any culti between the two fields is something experiment, and yuu phosphate has advanced
average quality of the land. I broadcasted the vation this season,and yet it is holding its own ; On one side every tree has started with a vigorous .in their estimation.
soft phosphate over the land, after breaking it up with well-worked and fertilized groves If not growth. The finest foliage that I have ever seen Very truly yours
well, at about two tons per acre. Then I harsoluble, what makes these trees grow; what in a grove The trees which received no appli- RET. P. R. HoLMtif.

We offer this Phosphate at prices so low that it is in reach of every orange grower and gardener. Prices F. O. B. cars at Belleview, Florida : .

Per torn, Urxdxrlecl, lX1 B-u.11", .. .. .. .. fi3C.00
1:>er ton: DrIed, i n B.-s.11" .. .. .. .. .. ISC3.OO
Per ton: J3.-s.rX1t, Ground: caxzd: Saoled, .. .. .. .. $N.OO

Put up in 200-pound sacks. Orders for less than one ton, 50 cents per ton extra. Terms, cash with order. Send orders!: and apply for further particulars,

testimonials, freights, etc., to

C. B. SMITH President and. General Manager, Jacksonville, Fla.

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In compounding a solution a part was acc'dently' spilled on the hand
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 baa been the demand that we are now introducing
I 'I it throughout the world under the name of Queen's Anti-liairinc, ..

; -_ Lay the hair over and apply the mixture for a few minutes and the
r ti === r: hair disappears ash if by magic without the slightest pain or injury when 1\tIal fle GOr1'1a.
applied or ever afterward. It unlike any other preparation ever used
fora like purpose. Thousands of LADIES who have been annoyed
with hair on their FA CK, NECK and ARMS attest its merits.
i:3 yy GEHTLEM who do not appreciate beard or hair on their neck, I
.; find a priceless boon in Queen'8 Anti-Ifairine which does away
aag sagswith Shaving by rendering its future growth an utter Impossibility FOR INFORMATION I AND TESTIMONIALS APPLY TO
Price of Queen's Aotl-Halrlne fl. per bottle, pent in safety mailing boxes.postage paid by us securely
sealed from observation). Send money or stamps by letter with full address written plainly. Correspondence -
strictly confidential. This advertisement is honest and straight forward in every word It
contains. We Invite you to deal with us and you will find everything as represented. Cut this out and
send to0ayAddress QUEEN CHEMICAL CO., 174 Race Street, CINCINNATI, O. You can 1)I ) r\ CALDWELL) \ SAN FORD FLA\
register your letter at any Post Office to Insure its sale delivery.will pay S50O: for any case ,
of failure or slightest injury to any purchaser. Every bottle guaranteed.
SPECIAL ladles who introduce and sell among their friends 25 Bottles of Queen's AUtl-HalHne,
_ will present with a SILK DRESS, IB yards best silk. Extra Lards Bottle and sam).** YOU CAN S.A.rE ION: rv
r of silk to select from sent with order. Good Salary or Commission to Agents. '
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JOHN L. MARVIN J. P. TALIAFERRO, lly Kujiiifftlio FERTILIZERS that are Manufactured by the OLD ESTABLISHED

President. Vice-President.
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

CAPITAL $100,000. L. B. DARLING CO..



These FERTILIZERS are made especially for the

Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General

Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE Orange, Vegetable and Pineapple Growers of Florida.

Southern Office and Warehouse at Jacksonville, Florida.

O. B. WEEKS, State Agent,

DIRgCTQRS I No. 8 Bostwick Block.

L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
Catalogue describing our Fertilizer, with prices and testimonials, sent free
' Jas. P. Tallaferro, T.W.-Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald .
W. B. Clarkson, 4 C. Rogers, W.'M. Davidson, upon application. :: '

Dr._ H. Robinson. ,. .j John E. Hart ridge.r .: GIVC; US .A. 'rIUAL. _
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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -'

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

both ways : .

3 wS1i'r .
From New York. 't.1j
I (Pier 29 E. R.) STEAMER Florida.

Friday Mar. 25th at 3 P. 14.......It SEMINOLE, ".......Sunday, Apr. 3rd. at 9:30 A. M
Monday, Mar. 28th, at 3 P. M...... uIROQUOIS," .... Tuesday. at
.. Apr. 5th. A. M
Wednesday,Mar. soth at 3 P. M...... YEMASSEE" .....Thursday, Apr. 7th. at 11:30 1:00 P. M, : ik : '
Friday Apr. xst, at 3 P. M...... "ALGONQUIN." .....Sunday, Apr. Joth, at : P. M : : r
I 2:30 t
Monday Apr. 4th at ..... .. ,
3 P. H "CHEROKEE. .. .Tuesday, Apr. 12th. at A. M i4
t Wednesday Apr. 6th, at 3 P. M..... SEMINOLE, .....Thursday, Apr. 14th. at 4:30: A. M
Apr. 8th, at 3 P. 11....... U IROQUOiS.". ......Sunday. at 5:30 1.. ,
Monday Apr. 17th, 7:30 A. H
Apr. nth 3 P. D( uyEMASSne.Tuesday.
Apr. 19th 10:00: A. M
Wednesday, Apr. 13th, at 3 P. M.... .. "ALGONQUIN." ......Thursday Apr. 21st, at
Apr. isth, at 3 P. M...... CHEROKEE," ....Sunday, at
Monday .. Apr. 24th. 2:30: P. M:
Apr. iSth, at,3 P. IL....... SEMINOLE," ......Tuesday. Apr. 26th,at
Wednesday, Apr. moth, at 3 P. M........ IROQUOI ". ......Thursda Apr. 28th. at 4:30A.M
) 5:30: A. M:
Friday, 22d .... .
Apr. at 3 r. M. "YEMAS6EF.Sunday, May 1st, at 8:00A.M:
Monday Apr. 25th, at 3 P. 14...... "ALGONQUI ......Tuesday May 3d, at A. H
Wednesday, Apr. styth, at 3 P. 14...... .uCHHROKE ," ...:..Thursday May 5th, at Io30 12:00: N'N
Friday, Apr. 29th, at 3 P. U.'SEMINOLE;.. ...... Steamer
John Christopher


i For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on Thursdays, March 24, April 7 and April 21. Fridays, April 1, April 15, April:!9.

St. Johns This atcaiimhlp hag bent built especially for carrying Fruit and Vrgftablft and it
River. perfrrflyrentilntrd.; Time betwreu.larksonrilleand.NewPork 72 hour.


: The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers Agent, Jacksonville. Agent New York Oen'l Man'r Jacksonville.
Pier 49, East River.



E'RED'I. : : DeBARY. ,". Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and .j

CAPT. T. W. LUND, JR., between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. 1

Are. appointed. to sail from Jacksonville. daily except Saturday at
J 3:30: p. m., and from Sanford
! daily except Sunday at 9 a. m.


T..f'1II."." ...'" .'D .......... ............. ....90.__ '" READ UP. 41
'Jil'- [ ..............................
.. 8xo: p. M.... ................ .......Palatta........... .... .............Leave 11(5 P. M .
1.30 A. M.......................... ....Astor...... ......u....................... II 7:00 P.M Paaet a Ra.te: I
p ..t. 2:45: A. M............ ................St. Francis............................... II 2:00 p. M Between and
5:00: A. M................... .... ...Beresford....*........................... .. 12:45: P. M Jacksonville New York: First-class, $25.60 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion $4J."
U boo: A. M...........................Blue Springs.... .......................... "' IIU5: A. M Steerage, $12.50. .
Arrive.. 8.-00: 0\. M..............................Sanford....................... ...... 11:00: A. M Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00 Excursion $47.30 Steerage $14.
9:15 A. M.... .......................Enterprise...... ....................... 9:30 9.-oo A.A. M M The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed;to sail as follows: ; *$

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville. FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. to"

' IV.F.? IRONMONGER F. OGDEN FAY, Jr.. Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. [Central or 900 Meridian Time.]

J. O. PELOT, T. and C.Traveling foot Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green New York. City of Augusta...... ........... ........... ............. ...........Friday, April lit, 8.30
A. G. WATSON, Agent, Laura Street Jacksonville, Fla. Tallahassee.................. ................. ........... ...........Saturday, April ad, .a.m
JOHN L. HOWARD Freight, Flonda Agent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla. Kansas City..........................................................Monday: ,April 4th 9.30 .m
J. A. LESLIE, Freight, Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville, Fla. Chattahoochee........................ ..........................Wednesday,April 6th. 11.30 a.m
MARSHALL II.Superintendent CLYDE, foot Laura Street Jacksonville, Fla. Nacoochee.................... .......................................Friday,April Nth, i.oo a.m
THEO. G. EGEU, Traffic Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York. City of Birmingham ..................... ... ........... .........Saturday: April 9th, 3.30 p.m 1
Manager 5 Bowling Green New York. City of Augusta.... .............................................. Monday April 11th, 4.00 t
WM. P. Tallahassee.......................................................Wednesday, April I3th, 5.00 6.ooa.m p.m
CLYDE & CO., Gen'l: Agents Kansas City.......................................... .................Friday, April 15th, ..ID
Chattahoochee ................................................... Suturday April 16th, 7.00
12 South Wharves, Philadelphia.<<- 5 Bowling Green, New York. Nacoo bee...... ...,............................................... ....Monday April 18th, 7.30 p.m ;
i City of Birmingham.............,......:.........................Wednesday,April l20th. 11.00 9.oop.m
City of Augusta:................................. ......... .. ... ....Frlday. AprIl 22d. 2.00 p.m
Tallahassee................................... ................... Saturday April 23d, p.m
1 BRAY MR! FRUIT TREES | VINES. Kansas City....................................................... Monday, April 2510, 4.30 3.oop.m p.m _
F .
Wednesday April
WormyFruitandLeafBlight of Apple. Spraying Nacoochee......................... ......................... ..........Friday, April zrtb 29th. 3.3oa.m am
f ., Grape and Potato Rot.Plum Curculla Cberr1e8EXCELSIOR Ou tfl ts. City of Birmingham........................ ............... .......Saturday, April 3Oth, 7.30 B.ooa.m

showng FOR BOSTON.

Vines and Berry Plants at Bottom Prices. Trees City Macon .................................................Thursday,April 7th
Address WM. STAHLQulncyIllf.1H75. Gate City........................... ................................Thursday, April uth 6.30 2.30 p.m
City of Macon... ...................................... ...........Thursday,April 2tstI2.3o p.m
' E8TA.BL>9HED ; Gate City...........................................................Thursday. April a8th, 6.30 p.m p.m


WILLIAM A. SOURS & CO. ( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)

Dessoug.........................:............. ......... ..............Saturday,April 2d.9.oo a.m
WHOLESALE Dessoug............................................................. Tuesday, April 12th 5.30
Dessoug.:.............................................. ..... .............Friday April 22d, 1.30p.m p.m 1

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers THESE PALACE STEAMERS,

SO WEST BAY STREET Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycros Short Line), offer to the
JACKSONVILLE, FLA Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North East and Northwest ria
I HANDLE THE BEST Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
77 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. 77 West Bay Street Jacksonville
Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran R. L WALKER, Agent C. G.ANDERSON, '
,Wheat, Grits Meal New Pier No.35 North River, New York. City Exchange Building, Agent, Ca.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston.
COTTON SEED MEAL Both W. L. JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.J. .
Bright and Dark. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sar., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. N. Y.
G. M. SORREL. Manager. W. E. ARNOLD Gen.Tray.Ag ., Jacksonville, F1a.
For Tickets apply to S., F. & W.Railway office.

J. E. Tygert Co.'s you need stationery of any kind-paper
NITRATE SODA pens and ink? If so, send to DaCosta Pnat. ALE SICKLY-
t Star Brand Fertilizers. l ng and Publishing House,Jacksonville Fla


.... w ;:::*- r.feu.Qfr -lOOKING.{ j CHllDRIN
Orange Tree and SULPHATE POTASH, WELLsuPPLlEs Ditching Pumj
Vegetable ',.EltCfClolHdhdlo.IUbJ et to SPASMS are most likely troubled wtU-
KAINIT .. R U The bMt for I
TheM Fertillzen hare 11-r3 2ST.CHICAGO.ILL.I: &s.itH.a.a Beeniean tn n e&od never failm.OMATV*prtM
no superior In the market and.a trial will convince. ELuSTRaETDALLASTEXAS.; f InltUU are u*Toldla ImlUtlaM




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Blood and Bone, .. Chicago Bone Meal, .
Dark and Cotton Seed Meal*
Pure Fine Ground Bone, '. Bright "'. :

Animal Bone and Potash, Tobacco Steins, .: '

Blood, Bone and Potash, Canada Hardwood Ashes, .

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GEO. E. WILSON, 50 West Bav Street, Jacksonville. F1a. .


As Florida oranges are now a staple fruit in trie' English markets, to obtain profitable prices, in the future it will only be necessary to export good quality and 1-.,
land in good condition in the foreign markets.
Messrs.oranges 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 .t
could be handled to January 1st, with satisfactory results if the fruit is sound on arrival. {
boxes, weekly, up
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. i
select the best to ship by.
me 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.'l
In order to export 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 r'
best and fastest steamer,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 ;
or sell it myself at auction.
the designate
fi m owner may
received in New York in twelve days after sailing. A check covering about thea
The best steamers land their cargoes in Liverpool, so that a cable report of sales is
.,untof 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 t6 have the proceeds in i

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 if oranges are shipped green and are sour, the earliest possible shipments 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 December1st.
There is no demand after the holidays until :March 1st.
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. L. GOODSELL, No. 103 Park Place, }


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