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


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


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

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University of Florida
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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Iru1IIJxI tu&J1 .. CONSOLIDATED JANUARY 1889. .'.-".

Proprietors. JACKSONVILLE, FLA., SEPTEMBER 29, 1892. Whole .No. 123-1 Vol.TITwn, 39. }

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BLAKE &AGENTS RIPLEY, New Peaches Names Wanted Prizes Offered Geo. S.MANUFACTURERS Hacker OF& Son,


Price Catalogues of weekly sales fornl&hcd Our supply of Nursery Stock of all kinds is larger than ever before, C,, 0. .
on application. and includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- I

8.W.BABNXTT. J.BABNETT tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of ,-

.. ESTA LIBHED- 1841. FRUIT TREES OF ANY KIND.Our cc fJ1111ov =0-- .,

BROS., ... new illustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application. Address, c

BARNETT AGENTS G. L. TABER, Glen St. Mary, Fla.J41ZTI'1GS' o ML e-:

Wholesale Commission, Fruits and Vegetables. e- r

Prompt_. return Stencil 159 South on Water application.Street,Chicago. Will be ready for distribution about August 15th. It contains; And Building Meterial.CHARLESTON .

PALMER,SUCCESSORS RIVENBURG TO & co., Valuable Instructions for the Gardeners of Florida and other parts of the SouthIt S. C.

Q. S. PALMER contains 40 pages and is well illustrated. It will be sent to each one of our

166 Eeade 8tr t.Nm1 York. customers of past years, and to anyone on application.SEND BENTON & UPSON
Oranges Lemons, Pineapples, and all other : '
furl Fruits etc and early truck, also dried fruits,nuts, H. G' HASTINGS & CO., trcKS011vILkIk FI1R., .

.All consignments promptly remitted for. Stencils SEEDSMEN AND FLORISTS, '- INTERLACHEN, FLA. '
and market reports furnished free. IRRIGATING
References: Bradstreets,and established merchants -
and banks of the South. 1888-1892.


G1 NRAL In Successful Use Since 1888 .
,. Steam and Horse Power.
MERCHANTS. in Orange Groves and Vegetable Gardens in size from six acres to. one
218 King Street, ,Tenn.
Chattanooga hundred and seventy-five acres.I .
Consignments Solicited.
have perfected, and tested by use, an arrangement of light steel Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass
THE tubes as a substitute for the perishable bose.JAMES.


New, Bare and ISltgant flantf of Every Montverde, Fla. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.

Palms, Orchids, Cacti and Bamboos x ORIGINAL HEADQUARTERS FRUIT
Shade and ornameatal trees and shrubs for South- TREESFOR
em lawns and gardens. Choice exotic plants c For rare as well as old"Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plants and Trees.
for the greenhouse or conservatory. e i Shrubbery,Vines,Palms,Ferns,Aquatics,Pineapples,Bamboos,etc.,etc. "
ORANGE AND LEMON TREESin 1 a Stock safely shipped everywhere. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write
all the leading varieties,budded from.bearing Nurseries established 1883. .
trees on our own true grounds to name.and guaranteed o =,w _.' 0 Send stamp for new and full catalogue which tells all about this subject. for Catalogue and price list.

All the New and.. Desirable Tropical 0 t.opt9P REASO EK BROS., Oneco, Flo. JENNINGS' NURSERY CO..
Fruits. Our 88 page Illustrated and Descriptive ThomasTllle, Oa.GRAZING .
Catalogue for 1892 tells all about these things,and
is sent free to ap licanta. AddressR. NURSERIES OF THE
p. HOYT,Manager SPIRRh; SP IriG

Seven Oaks Fla. Milwaukee Florida Draqoe Go. .

Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.BuddingWood. Allows cows and horse to graze and prevents
for sale at all times. browsing. Price,Sr.2S at factory,post paid 11.50.!
Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE. The S.B. Hubbard Company, Jacksonville Fla.,
For Catalogue and Price-List,address agent for the State.

A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Ma.BLACK M. S. MOREMEN,
Trade Mark.
HOIIIS'CANNED MEAT" FOR POULTRY GE RI1LEY, Switzerland 7-a8-6mo '- Florida.
Will Make Hens Lay I
Will Make Chickens Grow 1
This food is mar vartttr totted at theAZTieult'l
strictly fresh meat carefully Ex. Groundsat
cooked ground fine,seasoned and hermeticallysealed PINEAPPLE SLIPS Geneva. N.7. Cold*f f6reen1ah
whist '!
: alp
in 8-lb. cans.: Being ground fine,it can tender, delIelouL
Imported by D. T. Valentine Kingston Jamaica. Large sweet ana i
be readily mixed with soft food and fed so as to The onJr crape
five each fowl an equal share. Price 30 cents slips for September delivery at reduced prices. Address, that ranks and firit qualltr.bon.1DarlJneu
can $3.00 dozen. Each vise seated with
per ; per Address HOUJS 5-
DRESSED MEAT & WOOL CO., 2e North, JOHN B. BEACH, Agent, 5 our rvfrfetered labeL, Bend trademark tag-

)Boston Mass. [Mention paper.]" e1bo"-a.rxa.: e, P1a. fcttress circular.STEFiUUi siym*furturrInformation.fiOTT* BOSS.Xew Agent Canaan.waatKi X i\l\

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To destroy the insects infesting the Orange Trees. It is


That can be made for the purpose. It will kill the insects, without injuring the trees.

=Spraying Outfits in great variety at Manufacturers' prices. Bangor, Pine and Gum Orange Box-sides. _

Dry Pine Box-heads. Dressed and Square-cut Birch and Mixed Hoops. ",'

: v Ladders Nails Etc. :i: .
<: Orange Wraps, Clippers, ,

Send for Cirou.1.ars' and Price .is-t. -_. -
-'- E. BEAN Jackson eJ CFla. .
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Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is 'a sovereign

remedy fbi the various forms bf fungi :on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poisonous -

nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth withoutinjury.

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This insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, and has

,,'given, perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application. -

For Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed; for

the Rust Mite.twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of expense in spraying treesit

is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons of water, as the

fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the

Insecticide at this strength it will save three or four sprayings through the season, thereby reducing the cost from one'

third to one-half.: This is an Advantage Possessed by no Other Preparation. of Sulphur. If used in this manner. it

will also kill the other insects that may be moving ,on the trees. _

For Red Spider and :Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application. .

Prfce 20c. Per Gallon, i in barrels. If there no agent in your vicinity,write for price delivered. ,

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

. .' McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Cifra, Fla. '





jpThe Great Fast Express Freight System of the South*

Th4 attention of shippers is directed to the Plant S.S.Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa, and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;S.,P.&W.Ry.between Jacksonville:
. Gainesville, Bainbridge, River Junction: and Savannah;Savannah.and Charleston,and Oceati Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New York, and Merchants and Miners
TnmapDrtatlon Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest.

Receiver and Shippers Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connections:

Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesnp, Bainbridge and -Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany, > ,Jesap
savannah. and Savannah to all point in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Callahan -
Daily fast freight all ran connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and and Live Oak .
Coast point,including New York Boston,Philadelphia,Baltimore,.Washington and Providence. Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from New
POut connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah York(New Pier 35 North River,)direct for Savannah Monday,Wednesday,Friday and Saturday.
Mondays,Wednesdays Fridays and Saturdays The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston Oct.3.1,10,15 :
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Winers' 'Transportation Company 37 and 31 for Savannah direct making connection: on the dock at Savannah with fast freight tralns'forFrom
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. all points in Florida. .
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah Oct. Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Oct.4,u,2.4 every ten days
t.4. 16 21 25 and 28. from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.Connections ::
(or Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company,* leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners'Transportation Cc?, every Tuesday and Friday,
Oct.9,,19 ana agtfc. making close connection with S.,P.&W Ry.,for all points in Plori 1a. -
Sailing days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. '

:. .be Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best*freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For,full particulars,rates,stenellsl/and shipping
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or to ,"_ __ < TVM. P. IIAKDKE,Gen'l Freight Agent, Savannah Ga.
O. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager Savannah, Ga. F. B. PAPY,As'st.Trafflc Manager, Savannah, Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l PaesengerAgt.,Jacksonville, Fla "
J. P. JORDAN Trav. Agent. Qnlney. _: J. E. RAYTONTraT.. Agent,Jacks inville.




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82.OO PElt YEAR1

to, do to be regarded subject to
Surplus-What ported
The Orange
and often -
tend to buoy prices, pre
]VIarr e Il g. vent a panic.I up with it? disposal at the option of the sales de.

.'" am informed that a certain commission Jjaitor Farmer and Fruit Grower: partment at Jacksonville, unless specially -

'' How'to Sell Our Fruit, That is the man asked another commission 'Without going into detail we' may; requested by the owner, and

f, \ Question." man the price of a certain lot ol say that extending the period of marketing these will be submitted to reasonable

Editor F :mer aD ruit-Grower: oranges, the price not meeting his the crop through one, two cthjee additional storage charges for the ad-

Something must be done, and done views. Commission man Noi: i offered months beyond previous seasons, ditional period of holding-all cash

at once, to improve matters In the $1.25 per box for the lot, which was will tend to diminish pressure of sale advances and correspondence relatingto
sale to be through
declined but after commission man and glutted markets.At holding
sale of Florida products.- ;
our local
office and not
No. best however this alone can general
No. i had left, commission man 2 ,
where is the Solon to solve and eluci instructed his clerk to credit Mr.-, afford little relief as, in case of positiv depositories.All .
this dark and dubious question!? be fruit passing into the local depositories
date of Orange county, Fla., for his 100 over supply. other means must

The Fruit Exchange promised tc boxes of oranges at $1.25 per box, adopted. The Florida Fruit Exchange to be sold through the gen-

direct and lead us to this, haven of remarking, that "This is-the best must contend with commission men call eral agency to be stenciled in the
had for them. shades from the legitimate dowi name of the depository receiving the
and cheap transit and good offer we have today ,
quick The next'day commission man No. 2 to the veriest-curbstone bastard, and same. .
prices; but, alas! that bright star first, seen but filled orders from that same lot to his the race of "Smart Alecks" will, as in All fruit designed to be sold by \the .

only by the eye of hope at cities the ample offerings to all general agency to be promptly advised
"booming" custom in interior at $4.00 per past, supply
and -
by a dogged persistent of and subject to the direction of the
until the victims
rule is the our indiscriminately ,
into bright scinti- box. This, as a way ,
magnified fruit is being slaughtered.I whose misfortune it is not to be abl sales department when not deliveredtd

later, rivaling Tycho Brahe's star of am informed that at the auctions to realize cost of production, sit down the local depository, and careful
Bethlehem, has proven to be but an in the amountof
information to
and in last box and<
such rings combinations cornersare despair-their gone
O'lantern that I
ignis ja/uus-a Jack in each district
s like the after fruit produced ,
formed, as is necessary, to break themselves feeling parrot
truly led us into swamps and quagmires ,whether be sold the general
to through
con down prices; that every time a big lot his strit ;.with the monkey who stripped
of old inky night, proving
otherwise _thus placing
feather and asked by agency or ,
that the blind have been of fruit arrives these combinationsbreak his last being ;
clusively within the reach of the general management -
the his what he had been doing, .
down prices and'"gobble" owner
all in the
blind for
the we are
leading information needful to enable
the market is "been having a hell of ;a i
fruit and as soon as replied,
the small I
and ,
ditch we
together of
; of the
them question
to judge sup
it the time. ,
bare they"bull" up to highest /
hurried "over
the shippers hill to, are the being poorhouse.Ve have price, and then unload on interior Seriously, where is the simple-minded ply, whether short or in excess of

4 transit safe and careful cities and towns and get ready for soul who hopes to profit by orange probable wants.
no quick no In of supply let the
another lot of fruit. growing until some plan of disp sing case over gen
handling, no cheap rates, and no y advise and notify by
v Let of the be which eral management
Now briefly for remedy. crop may
better prices, and, in fact, worse. my substitute the modes heretofore ir circular, '",hat quantity of ;fruit seems
pay'up ten cent. more on our
done us per
l What has the Fruit Exchange
for ? have merely directed stock in the Fruit Exchange, and withit practice, every grower competing will necessary to permanently
us from market in order to secure
build extensive rooms: in Jacksonville every other, and some competing ,
stuff acted consignors,
'our as mere remunerative prices for the re-
until of the fairly
themselves <
without apparently, bettering things. with appliances for preservingor again profits
keeping Ship all our fruit business have ceased to be expectedand mainder. -
Six oranges.
We need a better management. I What If withdrawn to be converted into
of realization.
is there and sell, either at auction or impossible} :
foolishness enough.
of such
years: wine other use not in manner
or any
about (
then be done to bring a
otherwise as many as can ; can
Fruit Ex preserve
"The Siren song" of the ; of
with the portion
be better order of things? Let us see. ompeting
not be sold to advantage (they can
has enshrouded us ,
not only
change when it shall become reasonably -
four monthsin In the wheat districts of; he: crop
but preserved). I kept oranges great growing
within the folds of old Morpheus, that half three-
common wheat bran. the Northwest, each little hamlet has certain one or
/ awakened us by unpleasant dreams of 'burths of the will realize more
its one or more elevators, capable of: crop
of the
.... the wolf at our doors. Let the great orange holding several thousand bushels 01 let cash than the whole, it would seem
for more effective United States be at Jacksonville;
So some
now salable
advisable to place the least
deliver these
and to
and of grain; producers
concert of action is indispensable. advertise; send circulars prices
plan; and take receipts, stating the grade portion on the compost heap (if no
Let all to sober, serious weekly to every town and !
us oranges sufficient
go in
found -
better be ) quantity
([number one, two, etc.), holding
thinking task the convolution of our city in the United States, and at the
; diminish the supply to paying
receipts until such time as they decideo : to
cerebrums for the production of some same time advertise great

solid bedrock plans for future action.I auction days for oranges. :; sell time, the of elevator charge being based lemand.I have made no use of the title'Florida .
will make my little speech now, Let the owner of each lot auctionedbe m warehouses in Fruit Exchange" in"this con-

,as I have the floor. notified and give him a chance to Orange districts situated on orange railway growing lines* section, for the reason that it revives

', Let Jacksonville be made the great'nranQ'e buy in or reject a bid, if he thinks it where inspection, grading and some unpleasant memories and not
I ----0- mart for Florida It is worse too little. held under insurance against because I would discard it entirely,
are: (
than folly to ever expect to realize fair Let a judicious system of drummers would to be needful to yet it may be welt to do so.
ije) seem
for our. fruit when sold in foreign established all the Northwest,
prices be over and relieve the necessity of Before closing, let me refer to that

markets, thousands of miles from pay them ten per cent. for orders sent escape ndividual and packing houses lass: of orange growers who fail to

home, and by agents having so little in, advertise the Fruit Exchange, and I storage taken collectivey liscover the wisdom of restricting the

.. interest in it, and when the induce get it a name and character that will (;an enormous and outlay, delivery when ale of oranges to the least number of

ments to cheat are so strong, and inspire confidence in the minds of the i ), secure prompt agents of well known reputation capable -

combinations, rings, bulls and bears retail dealer. In so doing we will cut old.Rigid boxes bearing the of handling the business. Let me
are the handlers of our stuff.. The best middlemen, save freight, and furnish I' lame of packer or owner, together irge that if the supply is greater than
in I
informed have the least confidence the oranges to the customer for with designated marks for size, qualh he demand, you surely must expect
any improvement in the future. one-half what many of them now pay. commission to realize the
I color of be man
ty, etc., must course given. your
The bulls" are indispensable to would insure the consumer
This tfo sales to be made except through best> terms he can get. So does every

'the bears. real Florida oranges. I he general at Jacksonville.All other grower, and the result is a
Under the present system we are This would put oranges in the handsof receipts of oranges at every district cramble to sell every box of oranges

working at a great disadvantage, in millions who never use them. depository to be reported is urged,and buyers have sense enough
: not being properly represented when This would be a "boom" for Jacksonville the office to their harvest
promptly to general carry- reap
the fruit is sold the prestige and and all Florida.
; You must take the empty"returns"low
ing to that office full detail as to quantity -
-.-,force given by our presence (where B. F. LIVINGSTON.. and quality, and all fruit so reof' then if the heavy stock were ia

the fruit is sold)would, in many; cases, St.Petersburg. .-- ....

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'" the hands of the sales department of which basket at the time of gatheringI Abundant rain has been favorableto ing quoted paragraph from Professor

one general agency having the powerto noticed a little mould, some very the orange andother: semi tropical Pichi's report to call my attention to

withhold so much of the supply as fine Tangerine oranges. In two days' fruits. Pineapple planters have taken what he considers the very important

will secure reasonable prices for the time halt the fruit was entirely worth- advantage of the favorable season to results of this work :

: portion sold. less. The fruit that, was left on the set out large areas of plants.CALIFORNIA. From all that has been here reportedI

' If one-half the whole stock can be .tree, or that had been otherwise believe conclusion to be justifiedthat

sold at a net of $2.00 per box, will handled was entirely sound. This gave of has grape bunches can be best pre-
More than the area corn
, you persist in crowding the whole me a hint. It was a very wet season; average served for collections by keeping them
looks well
\' quantity on .the market, when by so most of our shippers were losing been planted, and the crop fair immersed in a solution of corrosive
Wheat has been a ,
generally. crop
I doing you depress the sales to fifty heavily. Commission merchants were sublimate, taking special canto wash
of kernel from want
though shrinkage ,
cents box. constantly reporting "fruit arrived in them thoroughly beforehand. The best
per of rain and rust from wet spells, are
Had we been able to wipe out and bad order," "did not pay expenses," localities. Oatsare strength of this solution appears to be
from certain
remove from the trade permanently and I know that sulphurous fumes reported in mine, it will probably be advan-

'one-half our last winter's supply, were fatal fungodes. I commencedto reported unusually fine many Red tageous to renew the solution at the
sections. A known as
what think you would have been the gather and ship in the midst of a variety end of the first two years, and per-
oats js highly thought of here. Barleyhas
Deflect. damp season. I fumigated every box haps subsequently at similar intervals;

"In union there is strength." .. of fruit, and though mould had appeared turned out well; the berry is reported but we thus have assured the preser-

M. L. W. on the fruit as it hung on the fine. Irish potatoes are a good vation of the grapes, with all their ex-

t < trees I heard no report of decayed crop generally. Sweet potatoes are a terior natural characters, and with buta

Everyone pronounces Paine's Ground fruit, but, on the contrary, had the report full average crop, though only grown trifling expense, 1for a number of.

Stock Feed superior to all grains or cook- of "arrived in good condition," for home consumption. Tobacco years. .
edfeed. Maximum food value, minimumcost. promises great results in the few iso-
As have been
and "good price. grapes always con-
See ad. on page 776. lated localities where it is
grown sidered among the most difficult of

largely. fruits to preserve without loss of coloror
and lzrd. September Crop Report. Some sections report apples a full
Ciro Ozrcl1
e Some particulars of this are of inter- crop, but the mountain districts fur. shape, the is success of this Italian
experimenter certainly en-
est to Qur readers: It will be seen that nish a very short crop. Peaches are very
Sulphuring Citrus Fruits. couraging, and, it seems probable,
the great potato-growing States, New not a full crop, but of very fine quality -: that when it is merely desired to .
In the revised edition of his Hand- will preserve
and the I
good prices fully
York New Pennsylvania the natural of fruits
Jersey, ,
book of Culture Rev. T. W.
make for the deficiency quantity.The .
,. Moore says: My method of preparing Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, up industry is much on for exhibition purposes that corrosive
grape very
for market is to gather the fruit Iowa and Missouri show a light crop.A the decline. The best wine-producing 'sublimate, if used according to his di-
rections will in
most cases leave noth-
when about one-third larger than we very light apple crop in the West is I districts have suffered from late and be desired.
As the methodof
ing to to
find the Sicily lemon when it reaches, also observed.TABLE frequent fronts in spring; cold, unfa- and this
making using preserving
our American market. In curing the SHOWING AVERAGE CONDITION OF vorable weather, and a sudden hot fluid

fruit will shrink this extra third. The CROPS SEPTEMBER 1, I892.I I spell in August, which scalded the Dr.. Hilgard says :
"The' strength above referred to as,
fruit is gathered in latticed boxes foliage and fruit on the vines causinga
I i the best is
,p equal to. an ounce of
each and
? holding about fifty lemons States and Ter- a ,g 2 general falling off. The raisin in- corrosive sublimate
The fruit w I -.s to a gallon of
only two layers deep. ritories. the
a dustry, to judge by enormous
: 0 is said
o Professor
water. Nothing by
.should be tut with short stems, and t,) 0 < planting of the last few years, and the Pichi
regarding the addition of glycerine -
so handled as not to be bruised. The Maine......... .-998& -99 -76 -75 difficulties growers have to dispose of or anything else to correct the
boxes are at once put into a close room New Hampshire 94 900 80 85
: their will soon, suffer from
another but Verjnont... .....90 94 97 .5 75 crops, density of the solution; and it is' possible -
one on top of forminga than wine
Massachusetts. 95 97 U5 75 69 over production worse the that the
of the
hollow square. If the room is large, Rhode Island.. 98 9=1 78 60 industry and the outlook in the best hardening grape-
Connecticut... 99 ro 20 81 60 skins, caused by the action of the
ccover the pile of boxes with a cloth New York ..... ..89 87 89 78 6-1 wine-producing State in the Union is
tthat will confine the sulphurousgas New Jersey. .... to 00 85 68 51 sublimate, renders such addition un
Pennsylvania... 81 00 82 72 M rather gloomy. Pears are a good .
with which the fruit is to be Delaware. .... 96 88 :3 48 and necessary. If so, this would certainly
Maryland ... '" 91 80 75 32 average crop. Apricots, plums, be both the most perfect and the
treated. Virginia. .... .... 95 88 83 39 prunes fall short. Almonds and walnuts .
Place in the center of the square, North Carolina 96 92 96 58 fair. cheapest method of satisfactory preservation -

and sufficiently remote from the boxes South Georgia Carolina..... ..... 97 93 91 Si 97 92 :3.0 Stock average show fair of thus far found; the possi-
Florida.... .... .. .. 75 95 .. hogs a average bility of dangerous mistakes of such
heat the fruit of hot ..88
not to an oven Alabama .... .... 93 88 95 86 good condition, and the interest may
coals. Throw on the burning coalsan Mississippi ..... 93 94 96 70 be considered ordinary put.up fruit alone excepted. -
Louisiana ...... .. 95 ,. 973& increasing. Its merits with respect to other
ounce of the flowers of sulphur Texas............91 88 9-1 89 6-1 t .
and fasten down the cloths. If the Arkansas....... 94 95 86 re fruits than grapes-are now under trialat
...... Our readers' attention is called to the
Tennessee 94 92 92 57 this station, and will be fully tested
is small and the cloth is .
room tight West Virginia. 96 88 88 38 advertisement of The Paine Fertilizer Co.
: Kentucky. ...... 97 96 78 6-1 during the coming season on all
not necessary. Allow the fruit to remain Ohio ............. 81 8: 71 25 on page 776.Corrosive .
in a dark room for a week, then I Michigan.... .... 79 83 70 45 > available truits.
Indiana ......... 83 82 00 25 "The solution should be
Sublimate a'Fruit Pre-
to sunlight-the direct of .... .. as
expose rays Illinois .. ..9.95 89 80 66 22
.. ... servative: made with distilled water when thisis
the sun a part of the day is best- Wisconsin 77 83 78 59 ;
until the skin is yellow. The fruit is Minnesota Iowa .... .... ......79 79 85 80 68 00 67 6i 45 Recently the attention of the scien- not available, other water may be
l\l1ssourl.. .... 85 fi5 66 39 used, preferably that from the larger
then ready for market, or to be stored Kansas.... .. 93 80 60 00 tific world has been called to the use
for future use, for when thus treatedit Nebraska ..t:.....78; 86 :3 65 25 streams; but (particularly in the case
of mercuric chloride corrosive sublimate
.. .. or -
'can be kept for an indefinite time. South North Dakota.Dakota.....77 83 77 00 Sll 81 91 .. of well water) it should first be boiled

This sulphurous is of great Montana .... .... 91 00 97 .. in a weak solution in water as and
... benefit in the curing gas of both lemon Wyoming Colorado.............. 00 00 9-1 00 00 81 67 in some respects superior to all others fore dissolving the sublimate. Even

New Mexico.... 89 87 00 95 then a whitish or grayish turbidityand
it aids in where it is desiredto
and orange. properlycuring Arizona ..... .....90 00 88 00 .. merely preservethe will
the fruit by toughening the Utah .... ... 92 re 76 73 shape, color and appearance of sediment usually form aftera
..... ....
Nevada. 93 2 85 65 while this should be allowed to set-
skin and drying up the watery particles Idaho...... .... 88 95 88 81 fruits for exhibition purposes. Professor ;
all Washington. 00 8e 92 83 50 P. Pichi of the Viticul- tle fully before putting the fluid over
second, it is fatal to parasitesof Royal
; ..... ....
Oregon fIB 88 80 77 65
the fruit. It would be well to lable
the orange, whether vegetable or California .... re 89 ro S8 81 tural School of Conegliano, Italy,
all such fruit for the
with jars poison,
animal.I Average ... 9.6 85.3 8.9 74 1 after experimenting a great
am satisfied that a very large per number 01. antiseptic fluids, gives the sake of safety. No metal must come

of the FLORIDA this. It has been in contact with the sublimate solution,
cent of the speedy decay orangeso preference to !: long ; "

fatal to shippers is occasioned by The yield of corn is, on the whole, known that mercuric chloride possessed as it would be decomposed.

the germs of pungi, left over from the better than expected, although there remarkable germicidal power and It is intended to institute some experiments *

former year in packing houses and has been considerable loss in ear and much of the success of modern anti- in the State laboratory with

old boxes, in which rotten fruit was fodder from rain. There is a good septic surgery is due to this potent corrosive sublimate and other solutions

conveyed. These germs lie dormant, stand of sweet potato vines, and if too agent. Its horribly poisonous char- upon some of our Florida fruits.

waiting for a moist atmosphere favorable much rain does not prevent the acter has probably deterred experi-- These experiments will be duly re-

to their development; they then tubers forming there will be a good menters from employing it as a pre- ported.

develop and multiply with wonderous crop. Tobacco, which promised last serving fluid. When its use is limitedto NORMAN ROBINSON,

rapidity, showing their work in the month to be exceptionally fine, has keeping fruit for exhibition pur- State Chemist.A .

form of mould on any moist surface, been injured in field and barn by poses, this, in careful and competent
moisture. hands should form barrier its resh' lot of Ground Stock Feed received -
but especially on fruit. Some years no to
September 16, 1892. by The Paint
ago, I put into a basket that had held A small fly-probably the buffalo use. In the pamphlet before referredto Fertilker.Co. A full stock always oa 4\

some decayed lemons, on the sides of gnat-is. attacking cattle on the range. Dr., Hilgard has marked the follow- hand.



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,SEP $ tnEx 29, 1892] I THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, FAIR AND- Fhtn'i'--GROWEtt. .765 '-

Grove Management.; crust. This is essential. I am not a the accounts of many of the growers cents a pound.: It will be recollectedthat

I beg to apologize for my seeming stickler as, to the manner of applyingwater their profits were very little-hardly fruit raised here is the first to

neglect in not answering your letter whether by flowing on the sur. enough to pay for the big loss this reach market, either south or north;

a_ before. I have delayed partly to face, under the surface or sprinkled. season, owing to poor crops. If thereis Except what Southern Florida can for.

see results and partly from absence Each one must judge of that accord- i! little profit in good seasons, and a I ward. A grower of LeConte pears;.

from home. I write from a cottage ing to the character of his soil. On dead loss in bad seasons, the grower 'three miles from town, sold a considerable -

by the sea, where we are staying for our ordinary Florida sand no amountof cannot well see his way clear. portion of his crop for $2

the benefit of my wife's"*health. _" water flowed on the surface will The peach crop is trammelled by per bushel, seme for $i 50, and the

My crop of oranges is a disappointment saturate equally every part. Sub irri- too many intermediate agents, who poorest fruit for $1 per bushel. This
; will feet from the lion's share. The man has trees, old and young,
not on account of failure in regard gation not wet two pipe, I generally secure 3,000
to irrigation, but from effects of! as .!;have tried. Water flowing at the railroads are sure to get their money, mostly yowng. In four years they will'

frost which struck my trees while i it rate of 80 gallons per minute will not the basket manufacturers demand a all be in bearing. His oldest trees-

full and almost superabundant bloom, run to the end of a 20'rod ditch, and good price in summer' for their fancy j2 years-average ten bushels to the-

giving promise of a bounteous crop. after running two days the soil was baskets, which now seem ,necessary, I tree in favorable years. In five years;

'fhe effect of the application of water not wet two feet on either side of the and the commission merchant gets his i his crop will probably average not:

has even Surpassed my expectation! percentage. When all! these items of less than three and one-half bushels to

flow.To deducted the profits are< the tree, dome yielding ten bushels to
and has assured me that the problem my mind the three essentials of expense are
of profitable orange culture is solved perfect irrigation are: 'not large, especially when prices an the tree. That will be 10,500 bushels.

with the one exception of'frost. AJ: *1st. Amount of water. forced down by intense competition. The money received for five hundred

to that the danger cannot be averted 2nd. Rapidity of application.3rd. Then there is the trouble of growingthe bushels will more than pay for the

unless an experiment, which I propos< Evenness of application.Any crop, which evidently become!: labor, packing and freight, leaving. ,
difficult For some even at $i per bushel, $10,000. It is
to try next spring, shall succeed ir method which will accomplishthis more every year.
checking blooming until danger of with economy of labor will fulfill reason the peach trees do not thrive proper to say that thnpcoast is not

frost is! past. My trees this year,, all that can be expected from irriga as well in many localities as they did only a summer resort for Southern

during the severe drouth, have mad< years ago, and the grower must make people, but is becoming more and

the finest growth they have ever made,, tion.My plant, by means of which I fulfill allowances for dying tree, blighted" more, as its attractions become more
of ]I widely known a resort for I Jprthern
fruits and fertilizing. ,
choicest expense
and the growth was of the, most of the essentials consists of a '
limber have a friend who has just cut dowr people during the winter months,
quality. .Not a long, sappy duplex steam pump, rated at 200 gal-
a thousand peach .trees on the bank;: says an Ocean Springs letter in Farm
kind, but a round, compact twig{ Ions per minute capacity (actual ca-

growth, covering the whole tree will pacity about 306)). Boilers 15 H. P., of the Hudson, within sixty miles of and Fireside. .. _
York The to die
and clean and New trees began
leaves bright, glossy forcing by direct pressure through
the ir and the fruit to rot, so that there was More Orange Groves in California.It .
i in marked contrast to foliage three-inch pipe laid through the '
any other groves in the vicinity witl grove. The main runs through center, no profit in them, and now an apple is an agreeable surprise to find

like conditions of soil but not irri of grove, and laterals are 300 feet orchard is growing in ,place of the that the presentseason's planting foots

This however, bexin i a to the main. peaches. Some twenty years ago the
gated. may, apart at right angles made with up to over 8,000 acres, says the Ontario
measure owing to the quality of fertil Hydrants 2j inch diameter are 100 same grower money "
the fruit excellent CalM Record. And this is all
izer used and concerning which your; feet apart on laterals, with hose to fit, peaches, for was ;
demand for them. new planting, we have included no
and the general )
postscript enquires.I in two sections of 50 feet each. Treesare
is made reset, and no land where,
But there by some acreage
fertilizer money
am using a watered in sections of 36, the
proportionsbelow which, fully} hose being laid to the center of each peach growers, and after studying the citrus trees have taken the place of
situation for time the solution vines or deciduous trees. This exten-
meets my idea of what a fertilize! section from which it is not moved some
should be and is exact in its omposi- until the entire section is evenly and becomes clear. If we are to compete sive planting-as great as all the land

tion,. viz : ammonia, from sulphate thoroughly saturated. The ,nozzle is in the great markets of the country, now under cultivation at Riverside-
be made shows that the people who are here
profit can only by growingthe
from sulphate 12 of stick about
per cent. potash, easily held by means a
know .
the conditions in
and are nowise
scale. Then
peaches on a large
phosphoric acid, from dis four end the
per cent. feet long, one resting on
the whole discouraged by the setbacks of
baskets be
6 cent. available and 8 can purchased by
bone the other
per ground, having a strong loop
last fall and winter. This 8,000 ,
sale, and the cost reduced to the low acres
per cent insoluable. The remaining per attached which fits over two projections
est figure. It is cheaper to charter a means from $1,000.000$1,500,000..
cent. consists of moisture 10 per cent., which are on the base of the
whole car than to freight on each invested in land, $400,000 spent on:
soda lime etc. containedin nozzle. A of fifteen pay
magnesia, boy can easily
basket and here also is trees and vines, and $100,000 or
reduced -
the sulphate potash, hold the nozzle all day, even when
is a little. The profit On a basketis more expended on labor in connec-
and bone. composition no the highest is used.
leach in our pressure small then, but it averages up at the tion with the planting. Does not that
volatile and does not even
Pressure is regulated by means of a show that our people are full of confi.
-nd of the season to quite a respectable -
sandy soil. I use 1,200 ppunds per "Fisher's Governor." This be
can figure.To dence in the future of the fruit in:
acre, applied-one-hall in latter part of set at any required pressure, and perfectly small orchards of peachesit dustry?
one-half in middle of grow
harrowed in. controls it at that point. Whena is not profitable to send them to Most of these plantings have beenin

May and lightly all nitrates hydrant is opened he pump starts market, but to find customers nearer small holdings. It means ultimately -
I avoid as poisons closed the
time and full speed-when pump home, where baskets can be returned, homes for over 4,000, or an increase .
neither do I waste money stops at once, so that nothing is required arId this expense will be eliminatedafter in our population of over 20-,

hauling muck. of the engineer but to attendto the first time. It is better thanto 000. We are making ready the
of water.I
As to my system applying the usual requisites of the boiler. '
of hose and inch cultivate fancy fruit, such as the orchards and vineyards so that the
apply by means The governor keeps watch of the man of the'future
city people living in the country for immigrants can buy
nozzle at a pressure of zoo to 125 and shirk his
in the field, he cannot much
the inch throwing the the summer would buy, and pay more bearing property more readily
to ,
pounds if he would.I .
duty even
in the air and watering than the regular market rates. than at present. And demonstrating
water high the 'whole surface of the will say, in conclusion, that in There is one other method of making I as we are, our faith by our works, and

equally and thoroughly washing the making your plans for irrigating your money in peaches, and that is to proving the success of California fruit

ground The jet must always be-thrownin grove do not be afraid of getting too raise a few fancy early ones for the farmin> the future is bound. to bringthe
the air for if it were directed ai great a capacity, even for a small large market, getting them in the city immigrants.

it,would entirely remove the grove. My plant is intended for ten before the large growers send their The shqwinc of some sections in

the tree the of acres. Were I to plan for another carloads. From $i to $3.a basket is the county is wonderful. Ten years
As quantity waterf
foliage. to to the acre grove my pump and boiler capacity o'ten' realized on these early geaches. ago Ontario had yet to plant its first
that gallons
I find
40,000 much better than would be doubled for the same area. They pay even on a small scale.-S. orange trees; now we put out over

at one application of gallons -H. E. STODDARD,in Halifax Journal. W. CHAMBERS, in American Culti 1,000 acres in one seaeon. Five
four applications 10,000 vhited South Riverside
vator. )pears ago we ,
When small amount,, ,is useda
each. a
Peach Growing in the North. I slept on the floor of the only cabin on
i lost by -
very large l part its \ evaporation The Favored Gulf Coast. he: tract, and looked out on the bare
1t from the heated sand and the This season's crop of peaches has
Parker Earle & Sons have a large plain[ not a tree or vine in sight.
..: "; : water does not reach the deeper rootsor seriously brought many to the point
but fruit farm two miles from This year they plant 750 acres. Ales-
form reserve for future use. whether it pays to cultivate crop young
frequent any wetting of the surface of fruits. It is not that this season's his place. Their peach crop this ;:indro: Rialto, Rochester and other

Again, the aeration has been a total failure, but the season; was seven hundred bushels .o( ocalities have been surveyed since the
to proper crop T
seems of the surface prevent feeders, so\ much so uncertainty of the fruit to pay a fair marketable fruit, which avt ivged $3 lays of the boom, and demonstrate

that if the surface is kept constantly profit makes the orchardist thoughtfuL per bushel. They have also a yourg he fact that our' in no sensepecWative.

wet the tree will die from suffocation. I._:: ason the crop was plentiful and vineyard, from which they sent away ,

after each irrigation markets .were glutted with peaches, 55 tohs of marketable! grapci- for .
About two days or so I t Sick Headache? Baa<:S4\K'. PILLS will rt.Live.
I harrow lightly to break-,the good, bad and indifferent; but from vhich they received a trifle over five "


766 : [ !-
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A'I'II'leIEl ground twice in August and twice In their shipping season limited to four, it cost $6.43 # per acre. Accordingto
FJ1 R1] 4ElJ1 September, very shallow with a sharp or possibly six weeks. the United Ttates census report the

Barley in the South. swe p. The next year a very few scat- Some 'do not give the care and at-, average market value of the product
tering stalks appeared. These were tention necessary to production of of one acre of corn is $7.58. ,
Barley as a regular grain crop is cut down with a sharp hoe and that good plants, while others,seem to rely The difference between this market
but little known in the South It is, ended the Johnson grass.: Since then entirely upon being supplied by their value and the cost of production leaves

however, one of the standards in va- the doctor has had a patch killed by neighbors; and owing to the usual only $i.14r3 as the profit per acre, I
rious of the world, in't4e old shaving it up with a sharp hoe in Augustand scarcity they are forced to take some- allowing nothipg for hauling to market,
world parts especially{ All over the Pa. September. When Johnson grassis body culls, frequently n enough for this item is not given in the reports -
cific coast of North America the grainis treated as above the roots sour and of them. To this cause alone we at made to the Commissipner. Nebraska -
extensively grown, it taking the rot, which accounts for the above tribute many failures. Thrifty plantsare it will be remembered, is the
Indian element method of killing it. There can be no an absolute necessity to our successin corn State of the Unionso far as yield
place of our corn as an -
'of food for horses and other livestock doubt that Johnson grass can be killed, this business. Good.vigorous plants per acre is concerned, the average
on the farm or ranch. The and that it will yet prove a blessing to will produce an earlier and much bet- being 32.8 bushels.It .
California crop of barley is immense, the black land country. It is good ter crop than it is possible to grow is very evident from this averageof
rule culti- stock feed, and it will also .enrich the from poor ones. estimates that corn does not pay in
there being as a no com
vated in that State except on a small ground. It is also fine for hogs horses We do not always exercise the fare Nebraska, unless a big crop is raised,
scale in a. few localities; ana then the :and cows, which will eat and ,fattenon which we should in assorting and and that is true anywhere. It is the t
product is confined almost exclusivelyto its roots in 'the winter time. As to packing our vegetables for market. %A heavy crops that are profitable ones in
the r astin -ear patch. Not one Col. ,Lancaster's experience,the doctor rough, cracked, worm-eaten, speckedor all grains, and everywhere; hence the
horse in a thousand in California went put and looked at his place, and bruised tomato should always be necessity of planning to make every
knows what corn is. there was not a stalk of Johnson grass thrown aside with the culls. Just as acre do its best. Even a higher 1
It is a little remarkable that our there. ..Waxahachie Democrat. those'faulty ones begin to ripen they average yield than that of the boasted a
have will begin to decay; and a very few best corn State would not pay our
Southern people so long:neglected ,
this valuable grain. It is more A good application of Paine's Baltimore rotten ones will affect the sale of a farmers in the Central Western States,
O. S. G. Lime to the grove 30 to 90 days whole shipment. We speak of this where land averages $40 to $60 an
horse food than
valuable as a corn, previous to the application of commercial
is far 'cultivated. matter because we have seen the class acre. We 'must learn to produce an I
and it more easily fertilizers is undoubtedly the finest in-
There: is also more, economy in grow vestment the grower can make. See ad. of stuff mentioned packed for market, average of sixty bushels to the acre, ;
ing barley. With the majority of our on page 776. It will give you larger and the country and the commission and some of our readers can tell how
farmers is of, the crops, liner fruit and make your soil hold merchants have to bear the blame. this can be done. We trust they will
Southern corn one
commercial fertilizers applied afterward. Winter and do after cold weather in and
most troublesome and expensive of all t early spring shipments I so sets
should be well ripened before being they are through with work in the
the grains to cultivate.: To grow it Trucking On the Gulf Coast.Is .
and close packed for shipment; as during cold : fields.-Indiana Farmer.
successfully requires long c
attention, the season of its culture market gardening a profitable in- weather they ripen but little in transit.As I .
and harvesting stretching from Febru- dustry in this section of Florida? the season advances they must be September, October and November are
ary to November. With the same With some this is a question in doubt. shipped greener. But never until theyare the very time to make a good applicationof
Paine's Baltimore hAll Gas
expense of cultivation and labor generally Some growers meet with occasional grown. Lime. This article will Oyster regulate the
put into a barley crop the barley success, and again with failures, which I The cucumber is a profitable crop soil making it more adhesive thus enabling -
yield will be worth largely more to when the conditions are favorable for it to hold for a longer time com-
the Southern farmer than the corn taken one year with another would its growth. It requires a dark, moist mercial fertilizers applied afterward.

crop gives on our average, land, while about balance accounts. The writer but well-drained soil, highly fertilized, See ad. on page 776.
the period of cultivation and harvest- having had some eight years' experience using a strongly ammoniated manure. .
ing embraces: only a few days each in and observation in this business, We have noticed that a dark green Live j5tod '
:the fall and summer.. will attempt to point out briefly a few cucumber, though it may be defectivein .
One of the great advantages barley of the causes which lead to one resultor size and shape, will sell, when one '
has over corn is that it enables the the other. As to variety in tomato perfect in every particular save in coloris Texas or Horn Fly.

farmer to dispose with the employ- culture, we have always claimed a good a drug in the market. The average A reader in Charlempnte! complains ...
ment and feeding: of hoe hands deal for the Acme, and still claim for light garden soil that will produce a that the cattle in his neighborhood are
through the long months of summer. it many good qualities; but among all good crop of tomatoes will not pro- lately covered by a lot of small flies,
Another. advantage lies in the fact the varieties which we have carefully duce good, dark green cukes we care and asks if they are the so-called
that one of the most valuable featuresof tested we prefer "Livingston's Favor not how well you may fertilize and "Texas" flies, and if so whether they
the barley ClOp comes in the rich ite." It has to commend it earliness, water the crop. The pine land produces will injure the cattle and how to pre- ,

,pasture, or soiling, which the plant good size, smooth, solid and excellent better cukes, as a rule, than the vent such injury ? ,
affords in the winter time when green keeping qualities; the latter being an hammocks. Persons asking questions of this.nature
food is scarce and important. Ex- important consideration, as our ship- should give as full a descriptionas
periments made by some of our most ments are eight to twelve- days in Cost of Growing Corn. possible of the insect to aid us in
progressive farmers in Georgia in the transit. We made a vain attempt last springto judging of its identity.
cultivation of barley show that it can Some growers are always late for induce some of our readers to give About three years ago there was
not only be grown with great successas this latitude-late in plowing and fer- the cost of growing a bushel of corn, considerable alarm among cattle
a grain crop here, but those experiments tilizing the land; late in planting the as had been done by many farmers owners in a district southerly from
have demonstrated clearly seed and getting the plants started with regard to wheat. For some unexplained New York City in regard to a new fly
also that it is one of our most valuable consequently they begin shipping on- reasons but few replies were that congregated upon the horns"of
plants for soiling purposes. a declining market, and the bulkof made to our queries on the subject, cattle at pasture, causing great annoy-
The season ot the year is now ap- the crop comes to maturity when theyare but we are pleased to find an attemptto ance and, as usual, very exaggerated
pr aching for sowing barley. We worth but little or nothing. In investigate the question has been statements were made regarding the
would advise our planters who have this latitude it is not cold enough in made in the great corn State of N e- I damage caused.It .
not heretofore. had expedience in winter to kill tomato plants oftener braska. The Commissioner of Statistics was published in local papers
growing the grain to plant a few acresas than one year in five--and wethink has received reports from each that the flies bored into the horns and
an experimental crop. The ground we could safely say one year in ten. ,county in the State, upon blanks sent deposited eggs which hatched out mag-
should be well prepared well fertilizedand I Yet it often occurs, as in past winter, out from his office for the purpose. jjots which consumed the substance of
plowed deep; and then the that our plants are injured by cold, I,These blanks were prepared to show the horns, so that they would easilybe
grain sowed very thick and harrowed and their productiveness impaired to the cost of preparing, cultivating, broken off. So much alarm was
"in, leaving the land so that a scytheor some extent; yet they will produce a husking cribbing and other cost, be- caused that in November, 1889, the,-
mowing machine can easily run profitable crop. We must not lose sides adding eight per cent. intereston Experiment Station of New Jerssued
over it. We shall devote another sight of the fact that one crate in the land and taxes. From the 535 a bulletin (No. 62, ,
article to the subject at an early day: March is worth two a month later. blanks that were filled out and re- Entomologist John B. Smith,
in the future.M. V. M., in Houston Some have tomatoes for market in turned it appears that the highest in- complete life history of the insect
:Post. December and until the middle of dividual estimate of the cost per acre with best means of combatting it.
June, or as long as it will pay to ship is made in Nemaha county, $16.60, 'The fly (Hamatobia serrata) is an
Killing Johnson Grass. i them; thus having six months in whichto and the lowest individual estimate imported insect, well known in Southern -
Dr. Fears says that lie saw Johnson market the crop, while others, who comes from Banner county and is $4. France since 1830. It is a little
grass killed in two years that had made are always afraid of freezing out, or The highest average for any county more than one-sixth of an inch in
eight tons to. the acre. It was done being put to the labor of protectingtheir is that of Richardson, $9.48, and the length, of a dark ash-gray color with a
by Col. Tom. Lancaster at Carlton, in plants i in seed bed and transplanting lowest is McPherson, $4.32. The faint yellowish tinge, though to the or-
Hamilton county. He plowed the their crop into the field, find, average for the whole state shows that dinary observer they appear blacS'v .

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They "bite" thin-skinneo! cattle by The color of shank and skin i is is idle r and can do but little in the way Ii prevailed day after day, and when it }

piercing them with their proboscis;, another great difference. The shanks: i of caring for his orchard, but may be ceased it was too cool for bees to
which somewhat resembles that of a of the Black Cochin are yellowish and I confined on limited areas. It is not leave their hives in quest of nectar, j

mosquito, and through which the black, their skin is yellow, and they) so much a matter of space as it is to and if they had they would have found t
blood of the animal Jls sucked up and I have yellow-bottomed feet. The employ himself during a dull season.It none, for if there was any secreted it I

transferred to the stomach of the fly. Cochin's leg and-toe feathering is very) is being demonstrated that the win would have been washed out by rain.

-' When the flies are numerous they heavy covering the middle as well as: ter is the time to raise chicks for the Is the loss of the apple crop due to J

are extremely annoying, and cause ashnnkage outer toes, while that of the Langshan: market, and if the hens cannot be in- the washing off of the (father dust, and
of milk. covers only the outer toes. duced to set when required, the incu- the bees not being able to carry it

The eggs are deposited upon fresh As to shape and carriage I would bator may be substituted. Now, we from flower to flower? Or were the ,]

cow manure, and hatch into little again refer to the sketch as representing do not claim that any fruit grower who' apples destroyed by frost after theyset

footless maggots about three-eights ol pure, well-bred specimens. The imagines that he can make poultry pay ? .
an inch long when mature, and of a Langshan can be, and often is bred without undergoing experience will Every farm should have its bees as )

dirty yellowish-white color. .The eggs: with a much shorter back and fuller succeed, but we do claim that it is well as its fowls, cows and horses. I

hatch within two or three days, and tail. The carriage of the Langshan i is easy to learn, ;and it is fully worth any know a farmer who does not desire to

the insects make the full round of life proud and active, that of the black sacrifice of time that may be devotedin be a beekeeper on a large scale, as he .

from egg to mature fly in two weeks. Cochin 'much less spirited. The head that direction. With fruit overheadand has not time to devote to it, but ":

Mr. Smith found tobacco powder of the Langshan rather small for size of] the hens occupying the ground winters over about a dozen colonies.In !

sifted into the hair between the horns,, body, short, with a comb medium underneath, a fruit farm may be made the fall after frost, and the bees

'alpngfthe back and at the root of the sized, well up in front, and archly more profitable.Ve may also include have ceased brood rearing and the

tail would kill the flies as they enter shaped. The head of the Cochin bees as an adjunct to fruit and poultry, combs are free from it, he selects the

the hair to' bite. Also that fish oil rather large and longer than that of and the flowers will thus be utilized, largest colonies of the best and brightest -

with a little carbolic acid mixed with the Langshan, not so arched over the while the hens will greatly lessen the Italians to keep over. The remainder -.

it is excellent as a preventive, the eye, and the comb smaller low in number of noxious insects.The of the colonies are smothered,

oil to, be rubbed lightly over the animal front, and rather straight on top of the Poultry Keeper. and the hives put away for swarms
'with, a sponge so as to moisten the serations. The backs are obviously the following summer. In this way
eqds of the hair. But the best preventive different; the Langshans very short Oyster Shell Lime has clearly demon- he has an abundance of feed to build
the back of the Cochin of strated through a series of exhaustivetests up the colonies in the spring and well
is to destroy the eggs by spreading concave, that it is the one great solution of
the fresh droppings of the cattleso medium length, with a very large, growing finer oranges, etc., in greater provisioned hives for the swarms.
,they will dry. This should be doneas fully feathered saddle. The fluff of abundance on the light soil of Florida. This man has no expense after the "'-

often as second day. The the Cochin extremely full, that of the See ad. on page 776. Write to The first investment in hives, and securesan
every moderate and quite 'close. Paine Fertilizer Co., of Jacksonville, abundance of honey for his family.
can not hatch or the Langshan
young maggots
eggs Fla., for prices and further information.Now .
live except in moist substances. The wings of the Langshan are inclined is the time to make application for The wife said : "I have one boy that

Manure in stables should be sprinkled a little downward at the points, I this article. Also get their cut prices on would be satisfied to eat bread and

freely with land plaster, which will in rather a strutting fashion, and are all fertilizers and fertilizer material. butter and honey the year round, and

destroy the maggots and add to the quite prominent at the shoulders;thoseof nothing else." I replied, "My son,

value of the manure. Like many the Cochins small and much hid eat thou.honey because It is good.-

other pests it can only be exterminated den by the fluffy plumage of the Apiary. : Prairie Farmer. .-

.. by the united action of all stable cushion and fluff. The breast of the I I ,
is and carried Bee Culture. Every one should read carefully tho
owners in a country where it exists. Langshan fullerdeeper,
-New, England Farmer. .. further forward than in the Cochin. A good many farmers' .wives have advertisement of The Paine FertilizerCo.

< The Langshan is very heavily meatedon said to the writer, we have had bees on page 776. 1

More unsolicited testimonials were re the breast, with a very moderate but they all died. I guess that we It is said the fruit crop of Clay

ceived commenting on the great savingof amount of offal. ((1 never heard of a did not know how to take care of is not 3b good as usual. Fruit
money from the use of Fame's Ground Langshan which became so fat them. A good many persons who
pure attention
Stock Fobd and its superiority over corn, growers should give more to
"break down behind think they know how to take care of
internally as to ,
fruits. Peaches do
oats, bran and cooked food. Everyone other than tropical
should get a trial lot and be convinced.See although the Cochin is very oiten bees, lost a good many coloniesandsome well here, are in market here and
ad. 776. troubled in Jhis ) all-during the last winter and
on page way. bring a good price. The pear is a '
is spring. In good seasons bees multiply
The Langshan's thigh joint very
standard fruit and to
grows great perfection ;
heavily meated and of sufficient very rapidly, and I have heard it
but it is not grown in,.such
Poultry, length to enable them to carry their said that if it was not for these fatali- quantities: as it,,should be. Plant an
ties would take the whole
Cochin's they country
large bodies gracefully. The orchard of this winter by all
Edited by E.W. AMSDEN Ormond Fla. -and become nuisance-like the pears
short- a
however so
carriage ,
means. The field is open and there is
Characteristic of the True Lang- legged, is somewhat clumsy. They English sparrows. As far as my money in the business. Grapes, too,
shans. also differ very much in bone, the knowledge extends, bees have not in- are cultivated with marked success,
small-boned while the creased in the same ratio as their losses
Langshan being ,
Noticing that some people entertain and so many varieties grow to great
the old idea that Black Cochins Black Cochin is large-boned with thick during the past three years. This perfection. An almost endless variety

and Langshans are alike, I give the heavy limbs.I season the bees have not swarmed of fruits can be grown in Clay
for would to those wishing to enough to fill the hives where the
accompanying sketches comparison say !county.,Green Cove Sprng.
and hope they will now see some make the comparison, that if they can bees died last winter and spring, ..'--
characteristics of the find full-blooded specimens of both although the hives are full and running
of the differing
varieties. varieties, they will have no trouble in over with bees, and a sudden STATE OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO, }) 11
the seeing the difference. There is also flow of honey would cause them to Lucus COUNTY, j
I considering
:.. Remember, am makes oath that
Frank S.
which is out of their hives. Cheney
stand in their another cross-breed, easy to pour 0
two breeds the as they so-called Langshansor detect as,the Cochin'cross; these are Farmers' families should be educated he is the senior partner of the firm of

purity-not Black Cochins which are a mix the Black Java crossed birds. The in bee culture, for they cannotdo F. J. Cheney & Co., doing businessin

without, which there difference is in the back, which is too without these industrious little in the City of Toledo, County and
of both
would ture have been, much less of this long; the tail, which is too closely car- sects. Why did your apples fall off State aforesaid, and that said firm will
wide this until there is not enough in a pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED
confusion and there are many Black ried, not so fan-shaped or so year
, ..:'. Cochins ,which have an infusion of spread at the base; the body not nearlyso large orchard to make a pieVere DOLLARS for each and every case
W ngshan blood in them to produce deep, and the feet, on which the the bees" guilty of neglect in fertilizingthe of Catarrh that cannot be cured

\'' the lustre of plumage, black! runs around too far under ,the bloom ? I never watched apple the use of HALL'S CATAPRH
long sought-for blood toes not showing a clear-bottomed trees when in bloom with as much interest FRANK J. CHENEY.
which without the Langshan ,
as I did the past season, for I Sworn to before me and subscribedin
r pink foot. _
would have been almost impossible
I this 6th. of December
that the was interested in both apples and my presence, day -
I to obtain. It will be
retains its Note the advertisement in another col- honey. There did not appear to be A. D. 1886. .
pure Langshan plumage umn of Banta's Cream Fruit and Pepsin where a cluster of r'''___
Black a vacant spot 'A. W."GLEASON
lustre long after the pure ,
Cochin has turned rusty from the rays blossoms could be placed, for the {. sEAL. Notary Public.
of Poultry and Fruit GrowingIt trees were so full. The hives contained .J
of the Another difference
sun. those' who make but little honey, and that of Hall Catarrh Cure is taken inter-
that a
i is that the seems
plumage Langshans,
.:l lose valuable quality, principally honey dew, nally and acts directly upon the blood
being long and abundant, is business of fruit growing a poor
their and I knew if they could gather fresh, and mucous surfaces of the system.
) not excessively fluffy like that of the portion of the year not giving
would increase Send for testimonials, free.
The best new honey they
Black Cochins, but of that closeness attention to poultry.
in numbers to fill the depopulated F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
. which characterizes the plumage of poultry and eggs are in winter, and rapidly up
.'g..,.:.' the Light Brahmas. that is the season when the fruit grower hives. But rainy weather Sold by druggists!, 7 se. .

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.STEPHEN POWERS, Editor.P. than for any real superiority, it may centage of white birds and animals, local dealer the grower can obtain
.... .O.Address. Lawtey,Fla. excel older sorts. The market gar. higher than in the tropics. These advances on his crop which he could

deners of Long Island, as a rule, buy black fleeces are coarser and more not secure from a stranger living a
The temporary absence of the ed- their cabbage seed of a neighbor who hairy than white ones, but intelligent thousand miles away. And it is this
itor must be accepted as an explanation has a reputation for a choice variety; selection and breeding will reduce the fatal facility of getting into debt which

of any deficiencies in matter or something far superior, he thinks, to number in the flock as it does else- keeps the cotton growers groaning
makeup! that may appear in this issue. under burden of debt from which
< anything to be obtained at a seed where. a .
house a writer in Garden and' they are never free from one year's
If this winter should be a warm says *
open season, endangering the ship- Forest. Market gardeners pay from The cattle in a fenced enclosure end to another. These advances are
ment of oranges, it might pay the twelve to fifteen dollars per pound for quietly continue their grazing, payingno called an "accommodation," but
growers to consider the matter of sul this seed, when equally good seed attention whatever; but those along- an accommodation that destroys inde
phuring them before shipment. We could be bought at a reliable house side an unfenced track, even if the pendence of character. The grower
have reproduced what Dr. Moore for three dollars. But fhe fifteen-. locomotive does not whistle, flee into who is forced to wait for his money
writes on this subject. dollar seed is the cheapest for the the forest. The whistle has educated until he receives it from the distant__
.. gardener in the end, because he sows them. It is a comical spectacle to seea market in return for a crop actuallysold
Cultivators of the soil usually waste thinly in soil prepared with the greatestcare. steer holding the jawbone of an ox will learn to reduce his outlay,
much time in arranging their fields in The result is that most of the aloft, chewing it. Why is it that the he will curtail unnecessary expenses.It .
squares in place of long parallelograms. seed germinates, the plants have suffi-- cattle of the piney woods always chew is a grievous pity to see the rural
The small, square piece compels'many cient room for development; they donot bones when they find them? It is not classes preyed upon by the money
turnings of the horse or mule in culti-- 'leggy," but are strong and salt they are seeking, for they refuse it lender, whether the latter is in a Na-

vating; the long parallelogram,but few. stocky, and in the finely pulverized, when offered to them. It is doubtless tional bank or in a petty village store,.,
Every turn causes a waste of time as but well compacted soil, they are well lime ,they want, for there is little or and we believe it is true kindness to

well as probability. of damage to the furnished with roots. When these none in the flatwoods soil or waters.It these classes to remove as much as,-.
growing crop. It is high time for a plants are set in the field they do not is quite possible that stock in the possible the temptation and the facilities '":..
reform in this, matter.. suffer from r the change; their. vigor sandy pine forests of Florida should for borrowing. :
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The president of the Florida and I pushes them ahead, they are quickly receive lime as regularly as the best ***
California Fruit Auction House claims established, and yield a large proportion fed stock of the interior receive salt. The blue grass region of Kentucky,
of well developed heads. Low- that of it about Lexington
that his house received about t4o-car- especially part -
loads of Florida oranges last year, of priced seed, purchased by the same An atmosphere so near the sea levelas is certainly as beautiful a coun- '
I which a few were shipped in refrigerator gardener, would have been sown more Florida lies is denser and heavier try as it is ever permitted to most
cars, and they want no more thickly in loose and coarse soil, where than that of higher latitudes; hence men to behold in a\ lifetime. The
shipped that way. In a refrigeratorcar the plants would have been long- the lungs do not require to inhale so main thoroughfares are perfectly ma-

trje oranges in the cenjer of the drawn, poorly rooted. and weak. much of it. We have heard it argued cadamized with limestone, stretchingaway
box.would frequently be rotten, but NOTES,OP TRAVEL. that this is the principal cause of the in white curving lines over the.-
this was not the case in ventilatedcars. the sunken breasts and stooping gracefully undulating surface as far, as .
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.. .. Georgia reaches down to Jackson- woods. But in the railroad towns as of miles of neat limestone fences. .
In an article on "depreciated cur- ville, but not into it. In Georgia white one crosses over from the Tennesseeto In many fields a sprinkling of the native -
rency," and dealing especially with washing is not a lost art; whitewashis the blue grass region, the mountaineers -! oaks, walnuts and beeches have
with the old "continental" money, an almost exhibit the been left and these released
put on the station fences ,and this universally standing, ,
exchange says: "At the end of 1778 moves the citizens to put it on theirs. same hollow breasts and drooping from the competition crowding of
the paper dollar was worth 16 cents in The railroad track is fenced. There shoulders. Here the air is thin and I their fellows, have expanded into
the Northern States and 12 cents in good-sized flocks of sheep in the light, hence there must be some other : grand proportions, affording a grate-
the South. Early in 1780 its value piney woods. cause for this painful phenomenon. ful shade to the herds and flocks. The
had fallen to 2 cents, and before the it be for Miami of Ohio is fine
J oaquinIiller_ said he could tell Probably sought Valley nearly as ,
end of the year it took ten paper dollars in the of their food and this there the utilitarian.
when he crossed over the line from partly quality as only more
to make a cent. In October In- in their habit of in of the New colonists:
California to Oregon, because in Ca i partly sitting a spirit England
dian corn sold wholesale in Boston for fornia they used white sugar and in drooping posture. No doubt a more has swept away all the aboriginal treesto
$150 bushel. butter was$12 a pound, Oregon brown sugar. In Georgia theyuse diversified and generous diet would make room for the corn, the wheat

tea $90, sugar$10, beef$8, coffee$12, whitewash; in Florida, weather} give more rotundity to their anatomy : and the meadows. The generous
and a barrel of flour cost $1,575. wash. In Georgia the negro shantiesat and prevent these ill-favored collapses. ; forethought for the comfort of the
Samuel Adams paid $2,000 for a hat the stations and turpentine stills *** horses and cattle here gives an English

and suit of clothes. The money soon have chimneys made of brick, in Flor- All through Georgia there is a Howe atmosphere to these noble parks
ceased to circulate, debts could not be ida they are made of sticks and clay. platform scale al every station where and pastures.
collected and there was a general '
*** cotton is bought from the farmers and *
prostration of credit. To say a thingwas Often a quarter or a fifth of these weighed: by the local dealer. Why Indeed, it is evident that the pastoral -
'not worth continental' becamethe
a ,piney woods sheep are black. In the should not the orange growers of interests predominate here, as
strongest possible expression of well.bred flocks of Kentucky there will Florida be able to sell their crops at there is not a third of the area occu-
A barber in
contempt. Philadelphia not be over one or two black lambs in ah'undred their own stations and receive the pied by grain crops. And it is well
papered his shop with bills and a dog }{ ; in the still better bred flocks money for them in hand? Then they that it is so, for the plow is often ,. b
was led and down the streets '
up of England none at all. These black would be certain of- always receiving thrown out of the ground by the thick '"'f7"
smeared with tar with this
"unhappy sheep will naturally suffer more from something for their oranges, whereasnow limestone ribs of the land, which lie so -
money sticking all*-.over-. him. heat than the white ones and be less they sometimes receive nothing.But near the surface that if the soil was

Sowing Seed. likely to perpetuate themselves, and would this system of local pur frequently plowed and thereby exposedto
The importance of care in the preparation this would seem to be against the Dar chase be best after all? Is it desirable? washing by the rain there would be

of the soil is sadly underrated,.;winian law. Yet it is a fact recognizedby It would certainly be a matter of much many spots laid bare before many
This care is usually given in proper- mop ,farmers that, for some reasonor regret if the orange growers should years. The only drawback which this .

tion. to the cost of the seed; that is, aj other, colored animals are hardierin ever become such bondsmen to their magnificent region has as .a pastoral ..
novelty of high price receives due' hot climates than white ones. In local merchants :as the Georgia cotton country is its lack of running water,

attention, and for- this reason, rather the Arctic zone here is a ,high per growers by reason of debt. From a the shallow layer of limestone soil andr


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the immense beds of the rock which the use of them produces constant, expectoration sale was not stated, but while the years. In the same place, a young

lie beneath seem to have an unsatiable it is an indication of sensitive writer was in the office talking with man has planted three acres of pear
and he has varieties. If
thirst which drinks up the rains and nerves, and such men have no the head of his clerks and trees, twenty
this young man is wealthy, or has
prevents them from forming into per- right to be smoking or drinking. himself sold several lots of grapes at a other resource?,he can derive a certain

manent streams. Mile after. mile *** uniform( price of 20 cents, and they amount of amusement and educationin
there is no water for the stock except It is a common error of opinionthat were carted off. watching the behavior of this score

'in' and holes. One house to this of kinds, and as his hair becomes
ponds in Florida the system requires a belonging com-
sprinkled with he will have bene-
di On the the debilitating was formerly the of the gray
light t. contrary pany agent fited other planters to some extent in

A few tobacco fields are in sight; climate demands the use of Florida Fruit Exchange; but in absorbing the results of his experiment; but if

food not fatten. the house this absorbedalso his orchard is of bread and
but one wonders where the rye grows' the most nourishing company a matter

from which is made the famous ing food, but muscle-making and nerve- the agency. It is hardly to be butter, he will probibly bitterly rue

.whisky. It is not in sight from the bracing. Fat meats, potatoes (whichare supposed that the Exchange would years his miscellaneous ago Elwanger collection.& Barry Two exhibIted -

railroad. The philanthropist might starch), and sugar, are the bane of continue to patronize this syndicate if one hundred and ten varietiesof

regret that such a noble region shouldbe Florida dietary. None of these it was considered to be treacherous to pears at the State Fair at Albany.

so largely devoted to the produc. make muscle and build up nerve-tissue; the interests of the growers. About the :am 2 time I was through

rion of whisky and tobacco as the they simply create fat and heat, and Last season was their first, but the their famous orchard. Of this large
number of varieties had in
lassitude. A German writer company claim to have handled many
statistics show. But there beget 500 -
are more
instances, only one tree of a kind, or,
beautiful things than these. I believe says the potato is the cause of the indolence carloads of Florida oranges. Cincin- at the most, but three or four. Adjoining '

there is more mental poverty and of natives. Lean meat, whichis nati is a distributing center of considerable the miscellaneous orchard:

physical inefficiency with its train of well fed and juicy, oat meal, wheat importance. It supplies orangesto were others where the trees were all

petty ailments produced the meal break, fruits with their natural, Wheeling, Columbus, Toledo, De either Duchess or Anjou. Of these
among .they were shipping by the car load.
farming classes of Florida by lack of healthy acid, and such vegetables as troit-some even to Chicago-to! Indianapolis and the matter was vastly simplified,

really nourishing food than is pro. onions, celery and green peppers, are and to a great number of by having so mapy of one kind. One;

duced in Kentucky by whisky and the diet indicated in our bilious, ener- intermediate cities and towns. barrel was a sample of all the rest, .

tobacco. And mental poverty and vating climate-something to wakenone and the commission consignee could:
exhibit few barrels and in
a ,
physical debility breed vice and crime. up and brace up one's nerves, not
Markets\ cases make sales even without showing,
something fat and sweet to put one to
the fruits, because it was of a certain

How is this? This broad,rich land sleep. JACKSONVILLE, FLA., September 28. well known popular kind.

invites to labor; the farmers here are S. FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. When it came to marketing the
Spread of the Auction System.
other hundred and varieties
one eight
[Corrected to date by Marx Bros.
full of The ] ;
work-busy, driving men. During a recent day's sojourn in These are average quotations. Extra choice how different the case. In a car load
smoke and dust come up in clouds Cincinnati the writer had a conversa- lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor of three hundred barrels there mightbe
lots sell lower.
from roaring steam threshers. Wise Lemons, three or four of a kind and
tion with the of the Florida 2.00103.00 pos-
Messina............ ........ 6.00
men who work have an appetite, and and California Fruit Auction Companyof Limes, to .50 sibly of some varieties it might be
they fill their stomachs with milk and Pineapples, .. 3.50104.00 necessary to put two kinds-together to
that Three his firm Bananas, to
city. 1.50 1.75
years ago Potatoes, barrel..... make a barrel. It would-,take the
meat, and cheese: and good wheat was strongly opposed to the system of new.sweet,bushel....... ...... .75 to 3.00 whole floor of a watehouse to displaythis

bread, and are satisfied; at night theyare selling fruit at auction, and sent us a Onions Cabbage .u 1.00 09 to to 1.25.10 car load, and at least one hundred

tired, they lie down to sleep, and communication severely criticising it. Turnips Beets ,ba" .., 2.00 2.50 barrels must be opened to show the
Carrots, '* .;.. 2.50 varieties most of which would be
at What do need of ,
are they
peace. But they have now become convinced Parsnips, .. 2.50
Radishes, dozen...,. ..40Celery strange to purchasers, and could only
these fiery potations? Or, if they that at least for the tropical fruits in to .60 be sold after agreat deal of chaffing

take some whisky their well fed, large quantities it is the best methodof Beans Egg Plants crate, .......... 0510.06 1.50 and explaining and coaxing.

powerful stomachs evaporate it harm disposing of them. Tomat Peache! bushel....... .... ..... .. 2.00 1.50 Again, the, cost of gathering, of
Pears.Kiefler, 3.00 keeping separate, apd marking the
A formed combination -
year ago they a Squashes! slow sale to 1.50
But in Florida the wretches who Watermelons ......... .08 to .10 packages is considerable me re where
of the above name which is Grapes,black, to-lb. basket.......... .50 to.75 there kinds and the
..... .... are many waste
fill our villages with their drunken Guavas,3-peck crate x.15
now composed of eighteen of the of odds and ends often nearly equalsthe

nocturnal yelling and shooting are foremost houses of Cincinnati. They .POULTRY AND EGGS. amount sold. In packing a hun-
s to
.30 .35
men who have nothing to do. Theyare exclude from membership all whose ...2510 .30 I dred barrels of one variety there isbut

ill-fed. Pork, corn bread and reputation is not above suspicion, Turkeys..../...'......... i.ooto to 1.25.25 '- one remnant and that at the finish,
.20 to but if there varie'its
sweet potatoes do not make rich blood though they will sell their fruit for Geese....... .50 to .35.75 were twenty
KgjJS.. .22 there may be twenty remnants, and
and red muscle. They are lank and them if desired. An auctioneer is em- owing to d fference in appearance or

hollow breasted; their faces are the ployed at a fixed salary. No fruit is Avoid Many Varieties. time of ripening, no means of uniting

color of sand, and their ears are like consigned to this company, but the The rose colored pictures of these remnants a full package,

- amber. Their bodies are ,cheatedof individual firms put up at auction all pleasrre and profit in fruit growing, which, if this were possible, would
which one or two writers have only be a mixed lot and to a certain
nourishment there is a gnawing in popular
; the Florida and California fruit they
put torth in various forms during the degree Magazine.
their stomachs which drives them
receive this is the understanding
; past year, will, doubtless, lead a great
naturally to whisky and tobacco, and though they do not bind themselvesto many to engage, to some extent, in
in these ill-fed! the stuff
men fiery do it.'Vhenever. an undertaking in which previous ex- _,II."WW"" > '" 4 '

goes right to their heads, and then any house has any fruit perience will form the smallest part of Sleepy.Ita jj
their stock in trade. Such beginnersare .
drunkenness and
comes fighting. NAn in the auction some member of the
apt to make shipwreck of tHeir ] >
intelligent planter, ridingon the firm attends the sale and if the fruit is
ventures in several ways, and the s/ In the day time] !
train, told me that there is not so not bid up to the market price he hasa chief of these are planting too many after a goodnight's ] !

much drunkenness in Kentucky, right to withdraw it from the auction. varieties; planting those unsuited to there's indices sleep,< ; .

which is the fountain head of whiskyand For instance! .the day we were there a the locality; planting new and untried .tlon and stomach
varities and trying experiments. A ) d order.sBEECHAM'S
tobacco there is in Florida ,
as house belonging to the
few months ago I visited in a town
which produces neither. offered baskets of Northern Ohio'
-- 4,000 where the Bartlett pear is a pro-
*** grapes. The market price was 20 to. nounced success, and where the

A generous anatomy and a steady 21 cents a basket. The highest bid,,' market demands this variety-and very F I L LS by matter removing which the is waste cloginsr .
few of anything else. In this town- .) the system WIll cure all Dlllou
certain and the house withdrew
nerve can amountof cents
overcome a was 20 \
I' Disorder, sad will
end NerroiM
> ship is a Bartlett orchard of less than
tobacco andspirits| without apparent them. A bid of 204 cents would ,quietly relieve Sick Headaene.
two acres, that, on pretty reliable testimony !Covered with a Tasteless and Soluble!) Coating. %
harm. But there are nervous men have secured the grapes. What they is said to have produced 1 Of all drnetfsts. PriceS cents a box.
who should let them alone. Where afterward received for them I worth oT fruit in the three New York Depot 865 Canal,. 2
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Our and runs them reds 'leven. miles' and week- and purchased the crops of Africa,." and which, as an advertise
youn FoIl\s. -
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.= "Why, dura me! he got two poniesout Moor, paying Mr. Johnson for a y-acre i banana gives such excellent meal as

New. York 'i> i*& s Good Enough more of wampun that scrap,bows, and,arrers jie ,gathered tomahawks up, crop $1,800 cash, which was $257 per : the "Moko," or so agreeable in flavor

!Por Him. knives and sich than any of us had collected -: acre, and Mr. Moor, $700 for a 3-acre :and taste. The prepration of the meal .

We ftd' stopped at a railroad station in five years. When I got aboutI crop, which was $334 per acre.The : is as follo\vs: The green Moko was

oft the Pecos river in Texas, and many helped! him to box and ship'em to some Tallahasseean. skinned, sliced thin and dried in the

of the and I club in New York. 'Pears to me it was fruit then fine in ordinary
were walking
passengers up dryer; ground
sumthin'like the Manhattan Club. Leastwise The 5-acre field of John C. Love,
down the long platform. Among them it had 'tarnal and corn mill and afterwards sifted
longish name, on the Corley Island road, is a-perfect
was a dudish young: man who excited muslin sieve this latter .
the feller was a member. through a ; removes -
ridicule from the dozen of rare beauty. In the springit
considerable picture
"And you came to like him? any fiber and leaves a delicate
rough fellows hanging about. One of "Say! He kin hev all I've got in this was planted in corn. Now, every
fine meal. The slices in two hours.A .
them finally saidsomething about"chaw- world any time he axes fer it. .I madea corn stalk is covered with the twining
ing him up," when an old man in the him He could fifteen pound bunch will yield three
big sizing up. vines of the morning glory and the
gang raised his hand and said: beat any of us with the pistol, and the ground is covered with them. The pound of prepared meal which, at
"That's" 'npngh; boys; don't go any feller who took hold of him fer a wrestlewas sixpence per pound, is one shilling
further throwed skyhigh before he could vines are. in full bloom. We have
"What's it to you?" demanded the bite his terbacker. He could run like a never seen a flower garden more sixpence per bunch. Two women

other. deer, out jump a kangaroo, and we beautiful.-Leesburg Commercial.We could prepare fifty-six pound of meal
"A heap, I reckon! It's so much' to couldn't find a broncho who could buck per day. The cost of production,

me that I'll do a liltle shootin'" on thatfeller's hint off." learn that most of the phosphate packing, etc., has to be considered,'

account if needs be. "And that's why you interfered, is companies south of Ocala are shutting but the price obtained must be considered .
The two menacingly at
each other, and for twenty seconds I it? down on account of the quarantine.It a satisfactory one; at least, it
Show dude and Til
expected to see them draw and fire. back"Exactly.him. These boys me hain't a learned the is said that most of the phosphate is better than now obtained which

Then the younger one walked away, difference between a dude and a fule yit, mined in that region is contracted to may be said to be nil.-Tropical Ag-

growling as he went, leaving. the field to but I hev, and" I don't want no better be delivered at Hamburg and Stettin, riculturist. "*

the old man. chaps behind me in a pinch than dudes, Germany, and the quarantine has
"Would have fought for the dude?
you specially New York dudes."-New York QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQV
I asked when the strain had been relieved. made it out of the question to reach e>
"Sartinl" he grimly answered. these ports during the prevalence of 2 I
Fraud Fruit \
"But you don't know him." the cholera.-Gainesville Leader. BUYERS Wrappers.
"No and shall but he o OF g
probably never ;
sort o' reminds me of a leetle sarcum- Mate eWs. The vegetable contagion is spread. g

stance that happened seven or eight years -.... -- --- '" ing rapidly. Messrs. A. and R. E. NO MORE CHEATING '

pins I had a ranch up on the Pecos Considerable damage is being doneto Brooks have just gone up Winter Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may 1
and dude out from New
a came now know that they get an honest
the in certain sectionsby Haven to see how many cases (of to
York city to visit a naybur o mine. He orange crop o ream of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320
was jest sich a beanstalk as this chap. the heavy rains causing the fruit to matoes) they can treat in saving 8 sheets to ream as some unscrupulous,

He had soft hands, woman's way of split and drop off the trees.-Palatka winter-worn Northerners. They are '" dealers supply.
talkin' and I looked him over and made Herald. attended by a small corps of faithful

up my mind that a Texas baby three assistants from this place. It is now $ OUR FAIR AND SQUARE"
years old could give him pointers. Why, Grape culture is becoming an important -
dura it, if he didn't wear white shirts industry in Putnam contagious here. Merchant McKillopis 8 Wrappers are put up in packages of
and collars, and play the piano! I triedto county. dangerously ill, and new cases are 13 1000 each, and each Wrapper is numbered I
The flourishing vineyards in this vi-
be civil to him, 'cause he was a stran- reported continually. The only remedy 8 in printing consecutively from
ger, but it 'bout made me sick. I never cinity attest that grapes can be culti-i which seems to meet with much suc- Q 1 to 1000.( No one can

without thinkin' of vated with profit.-Palatka Herald. .
looked at him mush Ci
cess is a winter garden applied externally 8 HONESTLY BEAT
and 'lasses. Last week the Florida Southern
"Well?" internally and eternally. All Q our prices. Send for samples and g'
"Waal, arter he'd' bin out thar\.about Railroad carried out of Soutl Lake must have it or perish; then for the 8 prices to '
three months Jim and went out Weir 350 boxes of lemons. bound for G
me one land's sake make it good and strong i

day to look up some stray mustangs. Kansas City, while other shipmentsfor and let it do its work well, or fatalitywill The Jersey City Printing ,Co,
Thefust thing we knew we got a volley .
different week
places same
frgm a lot of Indians who had broke show posterity fearful sights of 5 JERSEY CITY, N.'J. g>.

loose from the reservation. Jim was hit amounted to 350 boxes.Tampa hungry men's bones.- Polk County OOOOOOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOO6OOTO :

in the shoulder, but fortunately carriedoff Journal.Mr. News.

by his boss, who was a flyer. I George E. Macy has just tBanana. < SHIPPERS OF .FRUITWANTED :
headed for a sink I knowed of and reachedit erectedat his factory in West Orlandoa Meal .
without a scratch. Then, you see, nay -
mill "Whilst the of bananas I
caper was to stand fern off till Jim could first-class adapted specially to on subject
send help. had a Winchester and plentyof the grinding of corn meal, and it is must meution the "Moko." Last Lemons, Oranges, Grapes, Peaches,

cartridges, and durin' the fust hour I proposed to get out promptly as fine mail a sample of seven pound of meal Apples, Berries, Green and f

wounded one cuss and killed another. meal as can be made anywhere in the prepared from the Moko plantain was Dried Fruits.
Then I got a chunk of lead through this Will cash. Send for Bulletin
country.-Orange County Reporter.Mrs. forwarded to London, for which the pay a Daily
right arm and begun to feel a bit nar-
vous as to how it would turn out. I Edgar's gooseberry cactus correspondent offered sixpence per M. E. BALLARD & CO.,

swiped a bullet into another, and in return "Vvas a thing of beauty and joy divine, pound. Receipts were also suppliedfor General 3449 Produce Cottage Commission Grove Ave.,Merchants Chicago,HI.and,

I got this rake along the skull. Itwasn't last Wednesday morning, when in full preparation in cooking. Great at. Shipper*. 7.28--6mo-
ten mkiutes arter that befp' I tention has been drawn to banana meal feel powerful weak, and I jest bloom; the pure white wax like blos I TXT ANTED-A good second-hand boiler 20 too ,
the observations made Mr. H. : horsepower also good large force
by by ? ; pump.
be described
too to
reckoned that my scalp was goin to soms are pretty State full particulars. E. II. )MOTB Leesburg
make an ornament on some red critter's and all I will say about them is that M. Stanley in his book "Darkest Fla. 8-4-61

belt." they must be enjoyed out of smelling
"But still them off T
you stood
distance. Truth.
"As well as able, but the end would Tarpon Springs

hey come in about fifteen minutes more. Major J. W. Tench on Thursdayset .

The last three or four shots I fired I was one acre in strawberries in five D@Dt
so blind I couldn't see a rod. The reds
hours, and on Saturday planted an- .
were shoutin' to each other and makin'ready
to close in when I. heard a white other acre in three hours and a half,

man yellin'. I couldn't see what took and intends putting out still anotheracre Brilliant!

place, but I know how it was jest the on Monday. It is believed that

same. That mush-and-'lasses dude was the above work cannot be beaten by
Durable !Ii
out on a hoss huntin' j jackass rabbits and y
i in Florida. Gainesville
Jim run across him and told him how I any grower -

was fixed and axed him terride fer help.. Leader. W4\ Economical lJ!

What do ye think that durned cuss did:' The rice mill and canning factory i I
"Rode for home?
commenced for the
"Not much! He rode fur me! He'd operation season Diamond Dyes excel all others in Strength, Purity, and Fastness. None ether-are-

never seen a war Injun in his life, and Monday, canning guavas and making I just as good. Beware of imitations, because they are made of cheap and inferior materials.
Jim told him thar was a full dozen arter 'jelly, being the chief things manufactured ] Drrs
I and give poor,weak, crocky colors. To be sure of success use only
me,but it made no difference. He comes at present. The enterprising -
up on a dead run, yellin' and shootin,' proprietor Mr. J.V.. Emerson is for coloring Dresses, Stockings, Yams, Carpets, Feathers, Ribbons, &-, &C. We warrant

.. and Til chew my hat if he didn't layout business and well ,deserves them to /color more goods,package for package,than any other dyes ever made,and to give
doing a good -
-..- two of the critters and kill a pony afore more brilliant and durable colors. Ask for the DIAMOND, and! take no other.
they could git He sailed right in the nearly support of our people..
Photos.,making the finest Iflk or Bslog
Bead postal far Dye Book,Sample Card,directions for coloring
hard that he had Florida Cracker.A .
so mighty they thought Sold Address .
(10 cents a quart), etc. by Druggists
a big crowd behind Jiim. That thar .
Western tobacco manufacturer I WELLS RICHARDSON & CO. Burlington, Vt.
leetle dude with soft hands and puny 1 ,
arms lifted me on to his boss and rode to who has handled Florida tobacco fora Gold, Buyer BraDS"

my ranch, and then heads a crowd back great,many years wa,in the city i last I For Fancy Gilding Ai or cJel.Bronzing USE DIAMOND PAINTS I Copper.




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,; 9r
the food she eats. Nothing can be From Top to Toe. may be suitably painted upon'the '.
Oup !\UPal ftome. more important than that the cow Tacoma has a ladies' rain-day club, "frame." The sachet is made up
should be fat and in the best of health.It the chief purpose of which is to en- and lined in the ordinary manner and
i Feeding the Baby. would seem unnecessary" say this courage ladies to wear on wet days, nay be finished with lace, cord or :;
R For Our Rural Home. if it were not for the fact that peopledo i dresses that do not reach below the ribbon, paying particular attention to .
To those obliged to bring up a babyon feed their babies-on blue milk, that 'I'ankle. The reform is sensible enoughto obtain a good harmony- the con- .,'
a bottle, or those who find it necessary would disgrace even the proverbialcity work during the dry days, too. We trasted or relative tones of color em ..
to-supplement nature's method of milk man taken from a poor tick-. should think, however, that the reform ployed. I I '
feeding by some means artificial, these'bin'ts eaten cow whose food consisted of wire would not stop there. While every I I .
are respectfully offered : grass and swamp grasses or scrubs.A lady looks better with bangs than with- "CleaNio," for cleansing and polishing -
Use the ordinary rubber nipple baby requires rich milk diluted. out, the bang of a rainy day dress is. gold, silver, bras, tin, plated ware, etc.,
drawn over the neck of a bottle. The The cream is the most easily digestedpart so distressing that it ought eitner to be is manufactured by The Paine Fertilizer J
Co. of Jacksonville Fla See ad.
long rubber tubes, by the difficulty of of the milk, and is often given, improved through some as yet undiscovered -, page776. Samples sent free of charge" 1
cleansing them, are objectionable. diluted with several times its measureof chemistry or abolished until for trial. .,
Sucking with a baby corresponds to water, to infants, who find it impossible the sun shines. We are aware that it 1 ,-d
chewing with an older person and to digest anything else.I is dangerous to introduce such a large Coffee and its Possibilities.- .
serves to mix the salva with the milk, have obtained the best results disturbing topic into our prevailing Aside from its use as a beverage, which .
so aiding digestion] for this reasop it from a stall-fed Jersey cow, although politics, but the truth is, that ineffective "comforteth| the heart and aideth diges-.
is preferable to allowing the baby to there is little objection to her runningin bangs, like long dresses, are an, tion, of coffee its pleasant has great, agreeable possibilities flavor. because In
dnnk his milk from either cup or a field or pasture where she could evil that has been tolerated too long. order to stimulate its use, we give directions -
spoon. Both bottle and nipple shouldbe find nothing poisonous. Possibly And the ladies' club of this localitythat for preparing a variety of dishes,
rinsed in cold water after Using, equally good results could be had. advocates short dresses and decent all of which will be found to be excellent .
and then the bottle filled with waterto from a. good Florida cow receivingthe bangs shall have all the canceled bal- Only the best varieties of coffee
must be used, great care being taken to
stand until again wanted. The same care. A cow fed every dayon lots of the'late canvass to use for curl- avoid those of rank and bitter flavor. A
nipple, should be kept in water when bran and other grain with hay is papers.Judge. mixture of two-thirds Java and one-third
not in use. A little borax in the less liable to eat sour or poisonous .. :Mocha or extra high grade of fine old
water helps to keep them sweet. swamp grasses, even if allowed to A Beauty Secret. bean Maracaibo should be used or any of
Everything used in preparing baby's where these famous the finer descriptions of Guatemala or
range grow. Lady Londonderry, the Central American coffee. Use only that
food should be thoroughly washed Constant care and cleanliness are English beauty, according to Vanity which is freshly roasted and freshly .
and scalded twice every day. all that is necessary to make the baby Fair, has a peculiar system for keepingher ground.
My experience has led me to believe reared on 'a bottle every bit as healthyand youth, which seems to have suc- COFFEE FRITTERS.- -Cut some stale
nothing equals good cow's milk good natured- one fortunate ceeded marvelously thus far. One bread into neat and rather thick slices,
for feeding the baby. This should be enough to be provided with its natural day in every ten she lies in bed, although and soak these in very strong, freshly
made coffee. Beat the yolks of one
diluted with water; equal parts of eachat food. her health is excellent. On or two eggs.according( up to the amount of
birth, gradually decreasing the CHARLOTTE H. BALDWIN. this day of literal rest she sleeps in the fritters you wish to make), flavoring
amount of water, until at the end of Putnam County. Fla.. morning until she wakes naturally, them with a little sugar and a few dropsof
the seventh month, when the pure then takes a hot bath, and then goes strong coffee; brush the slices of bread
milk be given. The milk shouldbe All quotations made by The Paine Fer- with this, and fry at once in hot oil or .
may breakfast
back bed where
tilizer Co., of Jacksonville, FIa...will be to a light is butter; when just crisp and light golden-
slightly sweetened and warmed to in view of great rivalry and, to meet every served After that she tries to go to brown tint, lift them out, drain them
the temperature of ninety-eight de- possible competitor and should secure sleep again, and if she does not suc- well, and serve them at once'sprinkledwith
grees it is then as near an approachto your orders. ceed, lies quietly, without even think- sugar. Of course, all crust should -
/ be removed from bread and the cof-
the natural food for an infant as ing, in the darkened bed room. At 6 the ,
' How a Piano Suffers from Heat. fee should be both freshly roasted and
a can be obtained. Put only enough o'clock she rises, slips on a peignor, I freshly ground and of very good qualityif
milk in the bottle for one feeding, and You know the sounding boardthelife dines in her cabinet de toilette, and the niters? are to be a success. The
if any is left throw it away. Never of a piano-is forced into the case then sits idly by the fire until 10 o'clock, outside should be just crisp enough to
give a young baby cold milk. If when it is made so tightly that it bulges when she goes to bed for the night. eat short, though the inside should. be
feed the fill in the The wood is soft and very strong of the coffee.
obliged to baby at Light, up center sup Under no circumstances does her lady
one or two bottles with hot milk, cork posed to be as dry as possible, but, of ship depart from this rule of making COFFEE BLANC MANGE is made of equal
tightly and wrap in flannel; placed course, it contains some moisture and periodical disappearances from the so parts of coffee and milk-a pint of a .ch;
the whole add four of
under the pillow they will be found to gathers a lot more on damp days and cial whirlpool every ten days. starch, the same or sugar spoonfuls, cooked three corn
4 be warm enough, even near the in handling. Now, when you put a -----0*- --- minutes and then poured into wet moldsto
morning, without,re-heating. Do not piano in an overheated, dry room, all If you feel weak harden.
feed oftener than once in two hours. this moisture is dried out, and the board COFFEE JELLY is a very acceptable desert -
all out take
After the. first three months this time loses its "belly" and gets flabby and and worn especially if served with whippedcream.
may be gradually increased. Be as finally cracks. Even if it does not BROWN'S IRON BITTERS Put one ounce, or half a package -
of gelatine to soak in one coffee-cup
regular as possible in feeding, and crack, the tone loses its resonance and -- of cold water and two of strong,xlear
avoid giving the baby any food for at grows thin and tinny, and the felt cloth Some Artistic Sachets, coffee. Stir in one full cup of sugar and
least several hours during the night. and leather used in the action dry up, The following suggestions give a then the gelatine. When boiling hot
Sterilizing one's milk to render it the whole mechanism rattles, and the pretty and novel idea for the d cora. pour into molds. Any liquid or any food

wholesome is highly recommended, .piano is blamed. tion of sachets of any shape or size that boil,contains or it weakens gelatine the should glutinous never properties quite-
and is simply heating the milk in sucha How can you prevent it? Easily in dimensions according to the purposefor we need.-American Grocer.
manner as to kill all germs of fermentation enough. Keep a growing plant in the which they are intended, writes
or disease, without impart- room, and as long as your plant thrives Maude\ Haywood in her department,
ing to the milk any of the objectionable your piano ought to, or else there is "Art for Art Workers," in the October

qualities obtained by boiling it something wrong with it. Just try it, Ladies' Home Journal. They are r, f X11 ..I1for
exposed to the air. To do this dilute and see how'-much more water you treated to represent framed pictures.
the milk as it is to be used, fill small will have to pour on the flower in the A piece of stiff paper or thin card
bottles, each with only enough (or room where your piano is than on the board is cut out of the requisite meas-
one feeding, place them in a saucepan plants in any'other room. Some people i urements determined upon for the size
of cold water over the fire and let keep a huge vase or urn with a of the sachet in hand. In the centerof
them heat. When the milk begins to sopping wet sponge in it near or under this an opening is cut, which may
steam cork the bottle tightly and allow the piano, and they do this as long as be round, 'oval, or irregularly and
them to boil one hour. They should their fires are kept up. fancifully shaped. The border or
then be taken from the fire. When Sudden changes from cold to heat frame so left is covered with silk or

the water is cool remove the bottles will cause moisture, which is injuriousto satin of any rich or delicate tone selected -
and place in as cool a place as possi- the finishand, will rust the strings and and .the inner edge treated
ble. It is said to kill all diseases suchas pins of your instrument. But a pianoin with a cord, either "tb match or of a

tuberculosis, and if placed on ice a room that is freezing cold, even gold color, or any preferred finish -:- Two
preserves the milk for several days.It forty degrees below zero (for that mat- may be adopted. A piece of bolting AH children enjoyadrlnkofHires' -
is sometimes said that cow's milk ter, can be gradually warmed and receive cloth, which has to be afterward lined
does nofagree with babies, and still less harm in five years of such with white, is inserted in the frame to Root Beer.
oftener said that Florida cow's milkis treatment than it will during one win- form a background for the picture; 60 does every other member of the family
is the it in the clime if to which have for subject flowers AZS cent package makes 5 gallons of thtadeUdooi
injurious. When this case ter, same subjected a may drink. Dont bo deceived If a dealer for the tak*
generally results from ,one of two continued heat of seventy-five degrees. : figures, or any pretty or appropriategroup. "Jastaagood of larger prottt,tlsftilse.tells you No some imlattca other fa kind usa

Slings;,either the health of the-cbw or -New YorkiSun.: \ t-.; ..'J.':' A spray, or wreath of- flowers the genn1ne" : fwaa- : ...-


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:i ]\' & : the buckeye to grow, owing to its Mexico, but will remain dormant till 'all the effects that such applicationshave
poisonous effect on the milk. after the season of late killing frosts, on plant life.
In the manufacture of starch certain and hence will save their fruit. Until very recently it was tfye general -
Poison in Milk. drugs are used, and the slop or This thing is already getting to be opinion of expert tomato growers
Twenty-six persons were recentlypoisoned refuse lett after the starch is extractedis pretty well understood in the Southern that the free use of nitrogenous fertil
by fresh milk in Cincinnatiand highly charged with the stuff. The States east of us, and is bringing fine re- izers had a tendency to produce vine
the city papers speculate as fol slop is considered a valuable milk sults. Many young orchards over thereare growth at the expense of fruit. Con.
lows on the possible cause: producer, and is much used by dairymen now bearing well every year in re- sequently the crop was usually plantedon
Mi\k\ is frequently rendered poisonous in the vicinity of factories whereit gions wherebefore the northward expo- thin soil, lightly manured, with the
by a process of decomposition or can be obtained. When used witha sure theory had been heard of,fruit was natural result of a light yield. This
fermentation, started by a number of plentiful supply of grass or hay, the regarded as one of the most uncertain idea is yet prevailing, and the practice
causes. These zymotic properties are odor and effect of the slop cannot be products on the list. A perfect north common to this day.
readily taken into the system, and detected, but in dry weather, such as ward exposure; or, in other words, a This whole doctrine is wrong from
their poisonous effects are seen in the has been for some weeks past dairymen perfect protection from warm south beginning to ,end. Large yields are
terrible purging and cramps from are liable to put their cows in the winds may be confidently dependedupon only possible on rich soils, or soils
which the victim suffers. These were stable and give them nothing to eat for such of our tree fruits as are heavily manured. It is true that an
the symptoms of those that suffered but the starch slop. At first the cow so often destroyed on southward ex- excess of available nitrogen in the soil
from drinking the milk yesterday, and refuses to eat but she is soon starved posures, or on even dead levels. will produce a large growth of vine;
r there is ,support for the theory of Dr. into submission, and from that time on We saw the correctness of this the- but this is just what we should aim
. Wintermute that the milk was old and will demand the daily feed of slop, ory clearly demonstrated in 1884 when for, since a large crop of fruit is not to
of poor quality, and that zymosis had and cases have been known where nearly all the orange trees along Mobile he thought of without a previous large
set in. nothing else has been fed to a stable bay were killed by a spring blizzard; growth of vine. The only precaution
Pastures at this season of the year for an entire winter.It the only trees escaping were such as we have to take is to supply at the i
are very liable to be infested with is said that both arsenic and cop happened to be well down on north same time an excess of the mineral
numerous poisonous weeds. This is peras are used in the manufacture of hill sides, or close up to the north side elements of plant food, /'. e., of potash
especialy true of low, swampy ground, starch, and of course the refuse is sat- of tall buildings. The blizzard struck and phosphoric acid, in other words, to
such as is found in the Mill creek bottoms urated with it, though the manufacturers these trees directly, but did not injure supply our plants with all the chancesof
where the ragweed would flour- claim that they use drugs to them materially, while all trees on a a well balanced nutrition. Give to
ish with great luxuriousness. This neutralize the poisons and render the southward exposure were cut to the the plants an abundant supply of all
plant is regarded by the farmer as a slop perfectly safe for cattle food. ground. The same blizzard killed all the elements of plant food in available

constant menace.. to good milk, and in Nearly every dairyman in this countyuses the fig trees, great and small, with the condition, beginning with the very
pastures where grass is scarce and the slop in greater or lesser degrees.The exception of such as stood on a northward day they are set out, and a large and
weed plenty the cows are apt to refuse obtained' from breweries is exposure. The March blizzardof early crop of fruit will be assured.T. .
browse it with greed. ; Sp tainted does not considered so poisonous as that 1890 killed all umbrella china trees GREINER.Hatching .
the milk become that it is often unfit from starch factories, but the distillery in the coast region save such as stood m '
for household use, and even the but refuse, much used also, is about as near the north side of buildingsthese EggPlants.
ter is spoiled. A slight taint of the bad. The latter is'the material referred were not seriously injured.-Ft. How many eggs should a good egg
weed makes the milk bitter, and in to when the opprobrious name Worth Gazette. plant lay ? How much per dozen do
.. long continued dry spells, where the of "slop dairy" is used. So great is I' they average ? You can put 4,840
fresh grass is killed out or eaten short, the. demand for starch slop that in Room in the Upper Story. plants on an acre. A soft-shelled
.cows that pasture in the stuff often Cumminsville can be seen great vats Within nine miles of St. Louis are plant egg is as bad for shipping as a
soft-shelled hen's To thicken
have their milk in such a conditionthat where the shippers store it after fourteen of orchard egg.
acres a peach ,
:the first's shell feed the
potash to
it from outside where ,
rain bringing
it cannot be used. A heavy places
dairies 'perhaps 1,450 trees, that netted the plant just as you would feed lime to
will bring out the grass in one day so are not so plentiful.
grower last season very near $7,000. the hen to toughen her shell. You
much that the taint of the weed has -- -
I Remember, this was last season's can't hoe
in Frost and Fruits.It crop manure or egg plants too
been'known to disappear
twenty- the largest ever known there, when a much. They also like water, but
four hours. Hence the bad effects are is not frost that interferes with
large portion of the fruit brought little hate frost or cold. The man who
apt to disappear as suddenly as they fruit culture, but the reverse.It '
your very beyond freight charges, because the eats egg plants has no use for meat.-
came. Some cows have been knownto Is the warmth of your winters. i, most of it received little attention at Rural New Yorker.Phenomenal .
have an unnatural craving for the .
Frost never interferes with fruit cul- the hands of the various growers. He t
ragweed and farmers have been knownto Growth of
and Orange
permits peaches to to waste
ture save in regions where it is severe Trees.
sell a good milker that has persistedin remain on the ground under the trees
the ragweed eating habit to such an enough to kill the trees outright.At 'that would be regarded as prize specimens "In 1886," said Senator A. F.
extent as to make the milk valueless. first thought this may appear to I by the average grower. The Jones( "I planted fifty orang:.trees in
Another source of annoyance to the be strange doctrine, but a little reflex : people who wanted fancy fruit made my yard in Oroville. The outer row
farmer at this season is the buckeye. ti6n will convince the thinker that it I a break for this every morning and around the yard consisted of twenty
Just now the green fruit is very juicy, is strictly correct. Open spells of ordered ahead regardless of prices, seedlings. About ten feet west of
and cows once getting a taste of them weather cause the trees to start into which were high enough to drive off seven seedlings was an eight-foot
will continue*" eating till their milk is unseasonable growth, and to become the average dealer, but these extraordinary board fence, which I have had white
ruined, and the bovines must be sappy when they ought to be dormant. washed ever since. The seven trees
figures were no surprise, as
cared for and treated till the effect is The fruit buds swell and get into a each year that hulas a crop, and regardless next to the: fence and east of it grew
gone. Should a cow continue to eat condition disqualifying them to with- of competition, he secures with wonderful rapidity. In December -
buckeyes they will become unconscious stand frost before the winter is.reallyover. similar figures. Sucfi fruit is not the 1891, they paid $2 to" the tree
and have what is known as blind As a consequence, the first result of any accident; it is the resultof and were about sixteen feet high,
staggers. It is for this reason that severe frost to come afterwards nips hard work and unceasing toil. His twenty-two inches in circumference- at
every intelligent farmer carefully culls them: and damages the fruit prospects. trees are watched with the same care he base, and had an immense and
the buckeye trees from his pasture But for this premature sappiness and as his horses, cows and hogs, and their luxurious top. The other trees of the
lands. Cows once having tasted swelling of buds the frost would have wants and needs looked after as same kind, planted in the same yard,
buckeyes can scarcely be driven from had no injurious effects whatever. closely. grew; very well but are one-third
the tree, but will continue eating till You have a remedy within your T. smaller, and have borne but little fruitas
all are gone, or else till a stupor comes reach which, if carefully applied, will Tomatoes as a Money Orop. yet. Mr. John Rock, of San Jose,
on and they fall over. The writer give you fruit every season. It con- suggested to me in 1890 that the high
has four five thus affect- sists in orchard To make the crop a decidedly prof!
seen or cows planting your on lands whitewashed fence was the cause of
ed lying under a single tree. One to with a northward exposure -the more itable one, we must aim to have extra ; this phenomenal growth, his idea
two days is required for a cow to recover perfect the exposure the better.A large yields, and these yields early' being that the fence reflected' the heat
frqm buckeye drunk, and all slight slope of the land to the northor enough to bring the whole crop to of the morning sun on the trees, and
. this time the milk is poisonous and northwest is better than no north- maturity before the arrival of the also prevented them from being
should not be used. Buckeyes flour ward exposure at all, but a northwardor autumn frosts. With good, well hard burned by the excessive heat of
ish best in pastures that border on the northwestward hill side, where all ened plants of good varieties to begin the mid-afternoon of the hot summer
I edges of rivers and other streams of winds from southward are broken off, with and with proper cultivation, the days. In April and May, 1802, Mr.
water. As soon as a heavy frost will be the best exposure of any that two objects named can. easily be E. W Fogg was planting olive trees
comes and ripens the fruit so that it could be found. On such an exposure reached in any average season by a in his olive grove at Thermalito,
falls to the ground, the farmer ..gathers your trees will not start into prem- judicious method of feeding the plants. and I was planting olives at the Ran-
the nuts up and destroys t.hem..As ature growth in response to the effects But before we can get the best results cho Golden Grove just across the
stated( ," many tanners will not allow of every warm breeze from the Gulf of from applying manures, we must learn way. .Mr. Fogg had seen my orange



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trees and heard of the suggestions of land is very similar to the rocky land upon tipped blocks placed in a large Soja Beans.
Mr. Rock about the fence, and just of the Florida Keys, ,and the jungle pan on an inclined floor so that any In the spring of last year we pub
j for an experiment he placed three growth appears to be very much the drip or overflow can run out of a pipeat lished several articles the
stakes around his newly planted trees same. Further back the timber growthof the bottom of the pan. As the urging grow-
and tacked white cheese-cloth on the island is principally slash pine; painting of the pan was neglected until ing of soja beans, as being a profitablecrop
these, leaving the southerly and eastside but quite unavailable for lumber, ow- : after the tank was in place it had to which could be'easily raised and .
open The trees planted by me ing to the impossibility of moving the be done under difficulties, but it was valuable either for market or feeding
in the Rancho Golden Grove have cut logs over the rough rocky surface. well done, and every block carefully stock. Several of our readers acted
done well, making an average growthof Where a tree is felled there it must I removed, painted and replaced. The
six inches, but those planted by remain. Besides pines a considerable tower completed, the windmill was upon our suggestions, we have
Mr. Fogg and protected by his shad. quantity of tropical fruits are grown, carried up and put together, and before heard good reports from several of .
ing of cheese-cloth have all grown sugar apples, sour "sops, sappodillos, its bearings were oiled the wheel them. Mr. C. E. Jones, of Cdreys-
100 per cent. better than mine; his alligator pears and mangoes, the surplus went when the air l brook, reported that he grew them
growth is about eighteen; inches as of which is shipped to Nassau. stirred only enough to wave a banana with his cornand, believes the produce -
against nine inches on my trees. The Most of the pines are shipped in bulkto leaf. The tower, tank and mill being will pay the whole cost of tbe corn
expense in erecting the shades was Baltimore. ready, attention was turned to the', crop. Mr. H. Bellwood, of Chester'
about three cents per tree.-Oroville i well. It was thought best to put, field, sowed one bushel of seed, and
Register. A New Windmill. down eight-inch tiles, so as to protectthe from this has just thrashed out 160 ....
.. bushels of fine''*clean beans.
supply pipe against
From the moment that ,a windmillwas any
Seeping Up Appearances. caving in of our shifting sand, so the were thrashed out with the ordinary
suggested some time the idea
At the time of the Grant & Ward ago tiles were carefully lowered on a wire threshing machine, from which he removed -
failure in Wall street, George William seemed to grow, but when the en- and fitted into each other, the cylinderand the cdncaves. This is a good
Curtis, commenting on the matter, thusiastic young inventor of the pipe placed in position. The con. showing and ought to induce others
said: "It is this doing a little more, "Times" explained his method of nection made with the mill above, the to raise the crop in the coming crop
or a great deal more than ,the doer can Dumping and adaptation of his wheel thrown into the wind, and the season.-Southern Planter.
honestly afford, which leads, to the windmill to the air currents of Florida squire said "let her flutter," and up I
swindles of Wall street. Living in a I felt that the putting up of a came the water pouring into the tank, Medicine in Vegetables.The .
house too expensive for his means, windmill was a foregone conclusion, almost thrown across the room. (I following information may be .
maintaining it accordingly, dressingas and the long continued drought madeit must be excused from repeating the useful to some at this season of ,the
his richer neighbors dress, doing in a necessity at once. After a busy various expressions of different members '
all things as they do-it is this weak day, to be. obliged to pump and of the family on this occasion, year, if not to many :
compliance which is hidden in the carry sixty buckets of water in the but :I remember the word "Gallagher"was Spinach has a direct effect upon the

fine houses, and drives to the park in evening, to water the strawberry among them.) Soon the tank kidneys. .
the fine equipages, which presentlyends plants and vegetables, is asking too was one-third full, then pipes and The common dandelion, used as
in Ludlow street jail and hope : much of tired muscles. After' decid- hose were attached and a revolving greens, is excellent for the same '
less disgrace." v ing upon the "Times" windmill, invented sprinkler placed on a standard in the trouble.
Extravagance and economy are by D. H. Bansman, of Lancaster middle of the strawberry bed, and Asparagus purges the blood. Cel
always relative terms. Extravagancelies Penn., the next considerationwas while we ate sepper the bed was, ery acts admirably upon the nervous
in doing a* little more than one : that if a well that contained 734 soaked,"and the plants looked up as system, a cure for rheumatismand
can honestly afford' to do, whether,the : feet of water, after daily use during a gratefully they do after a refresh. neuralgia.Tomatoes .
outlay in itself be great or not. Ex- : drought of four months, could be de- ing shower. At nightfall the wheel act upon the liver. -
travagance that all the while makes it )ended upon to keep up a sunn'v' was stopped, and started again in the Beets and turnip are excellent ap
a struggle to pay one's bills-that ab water for household use, garden, morning breeze, when we could lie petizers. __ .
sorbs every dollar in material outlayis yard, stock and poultry. We concluded abed and hear the water falling and Lettuce and cucumbers are coolingin
an impoverishment of the spirit to risk it. So a ten-foot "Times" splashing in the big tub. The depthof their effects upon the system.
that no true man or woman can afford. .. windmill, with pumn. pipe and all the the water in the well was measured Onions, garlic, leeks, olives and
The mere food, clothing and shelter apurtenances were shipped from Lan- while the wheel was resting, and it shalots, all of which are similar, pos-
of life are the barest material needs; caster to Eustis, and reached destina was found to fill up at the rate of one sess medicinal virtues of a marked
necessary, of course, as a foundation, tion in good condition in about ten foot per hour so the tank can easily be character, stimulating the circulatory
but to be regarded as a foundation days at an expense of about $i 1.09 on kept full, and sufficient water suppliedto system and the consequent increase of
only. When these are compassed on freight. From Eustis they were the house, where faucets are to be the saliva and the gastric juice, pro
a scale that effectually precludes all hauled to Seneca and stored away in placed as needed, the ponds in the moting digestion.Red .
4 sweet and spontaneous hospitalities all the wagon shed until the tower was poultry yard can be kept full, and onions are an excellent diuretic,
remembrances and little aids to others, ready. It seems that nothing can be an outside the front gate a trough and the white ones are recommendedto
l all that liberal and open attitude of built about a place without the women may be found filled to give a drink to be eaten raw as a remedy for in-
life that alone makes life worth living claiming a corner id it. No sooner the tired beast that passes the door. somnia. They are a tonic and nutri-
-then the "keeping up appearances" was the tower spoken of than were The cost of a ten foot "Times" wind- tious.A .
becomes a sham, a shame, and a sin. heard such exclamations as .these: mill is $50, the freight to Eustis is soup made from onions is regard.
An absolute sin against the higher Wouldn't it .be nice to have a coupleof $11.09, cost of lumber in the tower ed by the French as an excellent restorative _
nature, against the beautiful opportu- rooms under the tank, say a diningroom just described is $50, cost of tank$27 in debility of the digestive
nities, the sweeter privileges, the 12x12 below and a work room freight $2, tin roof and pan $10, laborof organs.-Ladies' Home Companion. .
sacred responsibilities of life: The above, so that Squire Miller can take two carpenters $50, cost of nails -
strife to outdo is always a vulgar and his tools and paint pots off the back and paint not known t but with ex 0000900 a demoralizing strife.-American Cul- porch. As they usually get their pense of pipe and hose and hauling of The smallest Fill in the WOrldl e
tivator. way. a tower 40 feet high and 12 feet lumber from the mill, will bring the [
square at the base was built, with a cost up to $250 for the mill complete .Tuft's 1my Pills
Pineapples Running Out. tank room above and two rooms be ready for delivering water. More
From a sprightly sketch of a'* visitto neath. Above the tank room is a than $50 of this is extra expense for ...them To purge regular the; bowel ieaves dors them not In,"one"make"
Jhe Bahamas, published in the hipped roof that supports the stand- lumber and labor in the constructionof condition than before. The liver 1a the a
Tropical Sun. we cull the following ards upon which the mill rests. This the two rooms not necessary for .ft seat on of it.trouble Tutt's and Tiny the Liver remedy Pills mattact act.A. ._
item : roof and the basses of the standardsall the working of the windmill, so that directly on that organ causing the sa oo1r-free dk.
flow of bile without which : .
The red West India pine is the only being tinned and the seams sol- $zoo is a liberal allowance for ma- w els are always constipated. Price, e.'
,variety grown on Abaco. They usedto dered in a most complete and thor- chinery that will furnish motive power USE TUTT'S HAIR DYE;' '
grow a variety called the Bird's Eye, ough manner by Mr. Shepherd, of for man while he sleeps and store imitation of nature j lmr>.....
but it gradually deteriorated, both in Eustis, at a cost of $11.60 and this away a supply of water for him to dispense Ulbie to detect It. Price $1 perOffice '*.fII-!'
and until it also included the cost of mak- time his ,SO*41 Park Place,New r.--
quantity quality, was replaced charge at any to drooping I "
by the former, and noV it is ing a tin pan to go under" the tank, plants and trees.-Sojourner, in e Q e e 0 0 e'
quite ex inct. We were unable to get Mr. Shepherd requiring the aid of an Eustis Lake Region. "MORE TESTIMONIALS"for
even specimen apple or plant of it. I assistant and as much tobacco as he .. = aims.aomb of machine*
The growers tell me that the present could smoke while at work. The For Nervous Debility .void than Mir other hateherMACK
I m la uowwwfnl operation '
pine shows evidence of going the. tank is made of cypress wood, is 6 Use Jlor Cord'. Acid Phosphate.Dr. at Decfttnr,lllir da.: 229
same way, and to remedy this they I sect high by 7 ieet in diameterand A. 1%!. Bilby, Mitchell, Dak. ehieb a 200 batched era cgcitIdeli at:pte timewith ..
will be driven to introduce a change contains 1,920 gallons of water. It is says"I have used it in a number of in able stamp Incu tor new Qlttstratedcataog ,
of stock-not necessarily a change of buttressed and supported by strong cases Of nervous debility with very e. Addnat
variety, however, The soIl on the.main posts of framing timber, and rests good results." Reliable Incubator&Brooder Copulas?, UJia

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History Repeated. The Anti-Option Bill. The other that the bill was unjustin statistics. These are vital questions,

.Reviewing the cause of the French One of the most exciting debates: itself; that every seller of "futures"had the great heart questions now being
to become' a buyer in order to considered by our people, and millionsof
Revolution we find that the oppression that took place during the recent session -
and the final issue.If .1
meet his contracts, hence he could homes depend upon
of the masses by the classes engendered of Congress was over the so.called not depress prices, unless the market the American farmer's home goes -,
a feeling of justifiable discontent "anti-option bill." supply and demand were such as to down (and the census shows a rapid

among them that when directed'against The buying and selling of wheat, make a fall in prices inevitable. There increase of tenant farmers), then, the ;

their oppressors stopped at nothing cotton and produce has of late years! I were many other arguments in the case, basis of our Republic is gone."
but for the most part the debate hingedon .
short of their annihilation. The diver been conducted largely on a peculiar these. Key-Notes.

gence of the classes had been going on plan. Early in June, after a brief discus- s
In address Mr. Gladstone
for centuries, with the fesult= that the A miller or exporter knows in Au- sion, the bill passed the House of a recent ,
in meeting the that the men
nobility considered themselves as far gust that he will need a certain quan Representatives, and the majority in of education and argument high station were all
above the people they dominated as tity of wheat in October. He goes to favor of it was very large. In the
to home rule said that "In
the driver feels above his oxen. "\Ve the Produce Exchange and offers a Senate it met with- great opposition, ,
almost all of the
political controversies
have a perfect right to do as we please price for a contract to deliver to himat and a vote was held off until the close great
during ,the last fifty
with our own" was a cardinal principle any time during October a certain of the session was almost at hand. whether those controversies affected years
of the nobility, a principle not, only quantity of grain. Another trader Finally the advocates of the "anti-
I the franchise
commerce, religion, or
enunciated but lived up to without regard accepts his bid, and contracts or en- option" bill agreed to give up for the the abominable institution of slavery
to the life, rights,or comforts of gages to make the delivery in Octoberat time being, and to postpone its con- ,
the classes _of leisure, education, and
their vassals. The government was in the price fixed. sideration until the next session, and "
wealth have been
touclKwithJ: the nobility, it knew or This is called a "future" or "option" the contest was over. It will come always wrong. ,.
the farmers take
cared nothing for the masses. The contract. It may be that the wheat up again in December, and the resultof courage.
growing discontent of the people wa eventually delivered in October was the vote will be awaited with great Manhood is what we want, however

scoffed at, attempts were made to show not yet gathered from the field when, interest.Youth's Companion. acquired, whether in the printing
that their condition was the result of In August, the contract was made.If 4- office, the blacksmith's shops, or on
their own acts; they were condemned this is the case the man who con- A Distinguished; Granger's Views. the farm. Strong men overcome all

forbeing: thriftless, when thrift meant 'tracted to deliver the wheat in the latter Mortimer Whitehead says: The results obstacles. Wise men, however, choose
accumulation to excite the cupidity of month probably made the contract in of study and observation for long the easiest paths. Would you like to

their royal masters. They were told the belief that when October came he years (twenty-four in close contact be a first-class boat rower, pugilist,
to trust to their king for the rightingof could buy the grain for delivery at a with farmers in every State in the musician, painter or anything else?

their wrongs; nothing could be ac- lower price than the miller or exporter Union, in good times and bad), have You would avail yourself of the best

complished by the overthrow o' the paid him for his contract.If brought me to believe (as brieflyas I instruction. A true man respects

sovereign power, as_they were unskilled' prices do decline,' the seller of can state them), that the following manhood wherever founorand however
in the art of government. "futures" makes his profit. He has provisions would be of great advantage grimed. If in one who "never wentto

Turning from the closing years of guessed correctly the turn the market : i, A circulating medium of at school a day in his life," still if he

the eighteenth century we come, for will make. If they advance, he loses. least $50 per capita, accessible to the has a healthy: brain and a good soul
ward a hundred years and change the He has guessed wrong. people upon good security (real estateat I I he deserves honor.-Rev. E. O. Ha-

scene from France to the United States. : There has been a great decline in I one-fourth of its value included), I
Does it take much scrutiny to discern wheat prices of late years, and the without too many middlemen in the ven.Our danger today does not lie in
the divergence of the classes in this prices obtained for last year's great way of banks with high interest universal suffrage. It lies in the steady

country during the last fifty years ? harvest 'disappointing.., For this charges. 2. A national usury law encroachments of wealth, in the mul-

The establishment of a mpnied aristo there are many explanations, based fixing the maximum rate of interest in tiplication of monopolies, in the too y
cracy, the increase of tenantry amqngour upon the state of the world's grain all the States and Territories of the rapid growth of fungus millionaires,
farmers, the rapid centralizationof. trade. United States at not over three percent in the increasing number of well edu-
wealth in the hands of a few; are But the farmers conceived the idea per annum. The increased cated idlers, in the sinister promi--

facts that are patent to all. The indifference that the decline was caused by the amount, of money per capita would nence of the saloon in politics, in the
of the government to the selling of "luture>" in the Produce raise the price of all products, farms, tendency of the country to submit to
needs of industry and its alertness to Exchanges. They knew that the system labor, etc., and give the farmer the bureaucracy in the transformation of
the wants of capital is becoming more of option sales brings into exist- means (received from the sale of his the National Senate into a club of

evident at every session of Congress.The ence the class of traders known as crops) to pay off his mortgage. "Statistics rich men, housed and fed at the Na-
scoffing at the demands of the "bears," whose profits depend upon I show us that for a long series of tional'expense, in the change of the
workers is abroad in the land; their their success _in depressing prices by years capital and labor both togetherin House of Representatives into a hud-

wrongs are conceded, but they are heavy sales of "J mures;" that is, of all! the industries! -manufacturing( dle of_ clerks to register! the decrees of
J61d that nothing can be accomplishedby goods which they do not possess. The farming, mining, etc.--only earn an I greedy capital, in the chronic distrustof
independent political action their -'bears it had been tri of( about three
; appeared, average per cent per the people felt among book edu-
old parties will give them all they want umphant.The annum, and yet capital without labor cated and professional men; in one
in time. "The right to do what we farmers who hold this opinion earns on the average six per cent..and word in the appalling gravitation to-
will with our own" is a principle now believe that but for "future"sales there on that mortgaged Kansas farm it earns wards government by "boodle1, in the

being cried from the housetops of would have been no decline, and they eleven per centum per annum. The hands oC unscrupulous minorities.Rev. .-

our land. Capital is applying it by accordingly wish, in effect, to prohibitsuch result is that the whole country, the Carlos D. Martyn in the Sep--
arbitrarily reducing wages and hiring "future" sales by law. United States Government, the States, tember Arena. '

bands of assassins to enforce its rights; A bill was introduced in Congress, counties, cities, towns,railroads,farms, 1 1
employing convicts in competition to designed to carry out the ideas of the are bonded to pay to capital an aver- Mrs. Gorton Haley has a &jupper-;
free labor in its Amines; cruelly and farmers and put a stop to "option" age interest of six per cent., while all nong grapevine thatcovers 3,000

unnecessarily reducing the output of trading' It placed on each sale of the the industries with their own capital square feet. It is twelve years old.
coal in order to raise the price becauseit kind a tax so heavy as to make profit and labor only earn three per cent. Last year it yielded 374 quarts of J

ownsUhe mines and has the right to impossible. This difference between the three percent choice grapes; this year it has done
do as it will with its own. Will the Chere were two chief.arguments earned by capital and labor in better, 450 quarts having been picked
history of the French' Revolution be made against the bill. One was that the productive industries, and the six from it in addition to those eaten by

repeated here in its entirety? The it t was unconstitutional, being a use of per cent. earned by capital without birds, chickens_ and visitors, aggregating -

premonitory symptoms are all here, a the government's taxing ppwer, not labor, will, in time, absorb the entire I no doubt, fifty quarts more.
radical change is necessary, will it be for the purpose of raising revenue, industries and wealth of the country, i These grapes have found a ready
' made by the ballot or the bullet ?- but for the purpose of stamping out t is doing it very rapidly now, as f market at 8 and 10 cents a quart.-
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WEATHER AND CROPS., and DeSoto, to rice in DeSoto; to fruit Green Cove Springs-Frequent rains Madison-Good rains Tuesday and ,
.- .. trees in Lake; to gardens in Liberty and filled water courses and carried away Wednesday. Fall gardens looking fine.

'For'. the Week Ending September to crops Walton, Escambia, Madison, some bridges. No serious damage to Myers-Some planting still being donein
26th, 1892. Lee, Hillsborough Hernando and Osce- crops. standover and sweet potatoes; guava
ola counties. Homeland-Rains caused oranges to i crop on decrease for this year; many
i This bulletin is based upon reports from: SUNSHINE. .. split badly, and cloudy weather is unfavorable thunder-storms with and without rain;
twenty-seven regular correspondents for water is well.
crop While the sunshine was about the average haying.Jacksonville : up pretty
representing twenty-one counties- it was insufficient for harvestingin of temperaturefor New Smyrna-Truck injured by rains
or the State. Columbia, Hillsborough, Alachua, the week, 5 degrees; deficiency of September 20th and 23d.

t RAINFALL. Liberty and Polk counties. Elsewhereit rainfall Kissimmee-Thunder-storm, O.Q5 of an inch. 20th. Rains Plant City-More\ rain last 15 days

The precipitation was apparently slightly was beneficial, especially to fruit trees to lowland than in any month this :year;-but two
; above the average for the State but it in Lake and Hillsborough counties; i injurious crops. Highland days without rain. Pine flats full of
look well. and
3 was badly distributed. In Western truck farms in Hillsborough and crops crops Ground Oranges splitting water. .
too wet to
Florida it was Florida but was in excess -I generally in Walton,Escambia, :Madison, Guavas dropping. few. plant. Pine Level-Rainy season has set in,
a in Eastern especially in Lee and Hernondo counties. very
Lake City-Daily rains are damaging. yet streams not so full as heretofore ob
of the central and southern .
some coun- THUJfDERSTORMS.Thunderstorms served.
kind of work be done.
Scarcely anv can
ties. Where deficient the of
harvesting both with and without Oranges splitting; cotton sprouting and Pensacola-No rainfall*good for hay- '
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cotton and
r corn bdt suffered hay was rapidly in pushed rain were reported from Lee, Duval and ruined in fields! ; vegetables scalding and ing but bad for growing crops. ,_: .
gardens places
some ; Osceola counties. No damage mentioned. off at
rotting ground. St. Petersburq-Everytbing favorable.
where'excessive, harvesting and other .
farm work were delayed, crops damaged CROPS. Lloyds-Hot and light showers daily. Fruit trees growing finely. Temperaturenot
Growing crops look well. Corn and cot- low but lack of is evident.
and bridges injured and destroyed. Es- humidity
1 Oranges look well in Hillsborough and ton being harvested ten cent.
; per corn :"
cambia county reports insufficient rain- Alachua counties, are ripening in Her- damaged by rains, but it. answers well to Titusville-Plenty of rain. *
fall for gardens. Too much rain injured nondo, growing rapidly in Lee but are feed hogs. Tanjpa-Oranges looking well. ,
hay Hernando, Alachua and Leon I splitting some in Columbia.? Ten.per Lawtey-1.50 inches of rain on 23d, E. R. DEMAIN, Director. -
counties;' oranges in Polk, Osceola and cent. of the corn crop is reported to have and clearing weather since. Crops im- -.-.._ -
Columbia; cotton in Leon and Columbia; been damaged in Jefferson county but itcan
proving setting strawberry plants vig-
guavas and potatoes in DeSoto and pines, be used for feeding hogs. Guavasare orously ;prosecuted. For Malaria, Liver Trouble -. :
', which are under water on low ground in becoming scarce. Lemons growing
+ parts of Hillsborough;tomatoes and other rapidly. In Bradford county the straw- Molino-But one light shower, on 23d, or Indigestion,useBROWN'S
ee vegetables in Polk"Columbia and Volu- berry prospects are excellent and:the which was beneficial to turnip and other
t sia; crops on low lands in Lee; retarded rice crop is good in Liberty. In Columbia planted seed; good hay week. ; IRON BITTERS
farm work especially planting: and harvesting cotton is sprouting and rotting': vegetables -
; in Lake, Leon and Columbia., rotting and scalding and farm THREE -

In Clay county bridges wele carried away work nearly at a standstill.=\ In Her- (4,STYLES. Spading
Ly freshets in the streams caused by the nando much hay can yet be saved with MORGAN
heavy rains in that section. Otherwisethe favorable weather. In Escamhia, the hay 'S1ZES.Q Harrow
precipitation was generally beneficial crop is being rapidly gathered; in Osce- Thoutandttold.
The Best all around Rotary Harrow and Palrerlzer.
especially in replenishing the water ola, tht ground is too wet to plant and No EQUAL for Fall plowed land, Stubble Vine-
supply' in Clay, Lee and. DeSoto: to gar- guavas are nearly gone. Reports mention yards Angle of Orchards Leaves no
dens in Walton farrow or ridge. teeth adjustable. Send
Liberty Hillsborough. the setting of strawberry plants in for Catalogue. Mention this Paper. Address!!
Escambia and Hernando counties, where Bradford; the planting of vegetables for "
turnips, cabbage, potatoes and fruit are home use in Hernando and sweet vota- r D. S.MORGAN & CO. Brockport, N.Y.
$ doing well; to highland crops in Osceola toes in Lee. Cotton and corn is still l being -
and Lee; to oranges in Alachua, Lake harvested in many counties of the ...
and Hillsborough, and to grass i iri Hills- State and rice harvest has begun. JOHN CLARK SON & CO. '
borough and crops generally in Madison, ;
Jefferson and a few other counties. REMARKS BY CORRESPONDENTS.Avon .
Excepting Pensacola,which reports no Park=Generous supply of rain
rainfall for the week, the precipitation falling and lakes are rapidly filling up. GROCERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS:
ranged from 0.25 of an inch at PeFuniak Archer While rainfall has, been, >
Springs, Walton county, to 5.49 inches at lighter than heretofore,yet daily showers r .:, .
Avon Park, DeSoto county. The, meas- and cloudy weather prevent haying. -DEALERS%.IN .
ured amounts for the 20 stations reporting Oranges are doir.g nicely.
Ii are: Avon Park, 5.49; Archer, 0.68; Brooksville,'derate rains, cool Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, TobaccoEtc.. {;:
Brooksville, 1.94; Bristol, 1.05; DeFuniak weather. With favorable weather much 1.- .: ,
Springs, 0.25; Eustis, 0.61; Green Cove hay can be saved. Farmers are planting! JA.CKSOVILL FLA. .
Springs, 2.80; Homeland? 4.06; Jacksonville vegetables, but very few are planting : ,
1.84; Jupiter, 1.91; Kissimmee, for market. Oranges are beginning to

2,75Lawtey. ; 1.50; Myers, 2.28; Ocala. ripen. PRICE LIST OF WHISKEY.
2.40 Pensacola 0.00 Plant Bradfordville'much rain for cotton ..
{ (3 ; ; City, 1.12 and hay Parker..................................SI 75 Martin Rye................:..;.......S3 00
days record only); St. Petersburg, picking corn gathering making. Orange,: Valley......"".................... 2 00 Virginia Glades ..,..... 4. 00
0.92.ifarpon Springs, 0.58; Tampa, 1.91)); Bris'ol.-Good weather for harvestingcorn Spring,: Valley...!*.. ...................... 2 CO Old Bourbon .....................IIt.... b 00
.Titusville, 3.40. cotton and J ice. Rice crop good. North Carolina Corn.................... 2 5O Kentucky Sour Marsh .... ............ -5 OO5"OO... '
DeFuniak Springs-Good weather for Clifton Club. ..... ............... Old Baker ....... .'
TE3IPERATURE.t .- Montrose Velvet...., 86 00 '
Mr cotton, corn and peas. Light showersare ;
Thetemperature was about the average beneficial to turnips, cabbage, etc. Jugs Extra: One gallon, 250.; two gallon,500.; three gallon 7!C. Remit by post'.
t for the State. Excepting in Columbia Eustis-Lowlands too wet to work. prdcr,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry te wns. .
list of and Wine Listsent free
A complete Groceries on application.
county, where it was reported too low to Farmers take advantage of favorable

the injury of some crops, it was generally weather, preparing for fall vegetablecrops. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
F favor.ible, especially to peas in Polk .


now admitted to be the best and most prompt one for realizing the best prices for orange growers.

Half of the. entire receipts in New York of California fruits are shipped direct to and sold by me at auction. Results

have proved that the middle-men, is a useless expense to the grower, who can save and make money by consigning direct

to me.t .

t : My location, in the heart of the New York' fruit trade, and my long experience in handling Florida fruits, ena le"sJme

to give the most intelligent and best possible care to all consignments. '

., Account Sales and Check Mailed to the Shippers the Day After :, .

: the Fruit is Received. '

r For terms, stencils, ,weekly market report and other information, address r

.*.. _' E. L. GOODSELL, Domestic Fruit Auctioneer;

103 Park Place, N. Y.

Look out for the announcement of sailing day of the first export steamer. .

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... 4- Messrs:Lazard Freres, bankers, 10 Wall street, New York; Southern National Bank, Wall street, New York; The National Broadway; Bank, Broadway,-'New York ;
The Irving National'Bank, Greenwich street,New York, and the commercial agencies. '- ;. ;' ":_,'.'. ;- 'l!: T'''-.. ,
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"CeNT-A-WoRD" COLUMN. I WRITE NOW for prices on any thing. in nurs-
_. I ery line. I will eilher supply you or tell IiLORIDADISPATCH I One Cottrell
To insure insertion in this advertise- you where to get it. Stock largely increased. G.. 1GROWQ Cylinder
L. TABER Glen St. Mary Nurseries, Glen St. I
ments must be accompanied by the I
money. tf RMR'RUI
Marv. Fla. 6.q-
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. f =:
,Postage Stamps received in payment. .. Press
Count every word,including name and address. I .
i: .;. FLORIDA GARDENS CHAS. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher. ,
250 Ann very choice Nunan Improved .
f strawberry Plants at 11.50 per ALSO
thousand. f. o. b.; discount on 10,000 or over. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:

Limited supply of Clouds. Good packing: guar WINTER AND SUMMER, For One Year .....................,,........$ .oo
anteed. B. JL ALDEN_ Lawtcy, Fla tf ONE WASHINGTON HAND

For Six Months.................,..... ..... z.oo
L'OR SALE-Three hundred thousand GrapeFruit
C and one hundred thousand Sour: Scions. For Profit and Pleasure 49-Subscriptions In all cases cash in advance.
Very fine Prices very reasonable. S. H. PRESS
STEPHENS, Lakeland Fla. 10-22-1 itAVOCADO Rates or Advertising on Application. ,

PEAR SKKD for sale; write me for i HAND BOOK ON GARDENING in FLORIDA. REMITTANCE should be made by Check:

WM. P. NEELD, Pinellas, Fla. Postal Note, Money Order, or Registered Letter, Can b be Bought ;'
9-i5-4t to order ofFLORIDA Very Cheap.

3ALK-Phosphate land; vein ,over forty FREE! FREEE!! FREE!!! DISPATCH, FARMER AND
fettdeep. G. N.CAMPBELL Brocton, Lake APPLY TO ,
Co., Fla. 9-i-4t FRUIT a]!0i rEn. .

EVAPORATED PEARS 20 cents-per pound. We have bought the entire issue of Jacksonville, Fla. : CHAS. W. DACOSTA
for sample. 'F. TRUEBLOOD,
: 9"1-5t Prof.: Whitner Gardening in Florida;
/ LEXINGTON, KT.Hlbeit Jacksonville, Fla.

TILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will will mail a of same Ito all parties award at World'Iipoiltlon "
eat and grow fat. They have copy Book-keeping,Buiineii, -ha.LTyp.-
on equal for chickens,and are a sure cure for salt WriUof anil Telegraphy taafbt. 1000 Student SALE-One second hand Washington
.. FOR
13tmeher 10 000 Urtdaatei In BarintM. .
Befit Press for sale cheap at this office.
sick cattle. For sale everywhere in Florida. sending us $2.00=; renewals of new UdrtA WILBUR tt. SMITH, Prei't, LeUazto.Kj. Write for particular
.. Sample packages aunt by mail for 35 cents. ,V. N
.G. TiLGBMAff" Palatka. Fla 8-25-131 -- --- ---_._-
subscribers --- --- -- --
THEM pROW-Those Pear and other
SEE tree,etc. Piersdn is getting ready for
Remember must send
the fall trade. Prices now ready. SUMMIT
NURSERIES I). U Pierson.. Monticello, Pla. ...
$2.00 to to this book
8-:roC1A'.OID entitle you _
How to make good Fertilizers AT H 0 M E wlU
DISASTER-Use Perfection Rein Guard.
::. prevents horses switching over
thelines. Agents and dealers coin money. Sam PUBLISHER. -
pIe$i, with circulars. ANDREW. CALLAnAN, Soft
General Manager, Salem, Ohio. ___ 8-n-lot Phosphates

SALE-7,000 Orange Lemon and GrapeFruit FOR SALE
Buds all budded on sour stock and ,
; Saving $7.00 to $10.00 ton on the prices
trained to stake. Write fo prices. J. II. TURN- or would exchange for bearing grove and pay you per .you
LEY, Late Weir, Fla. 8-18 i2t cash difference. Forty acres of rich Pine Ham- are now paying for Fertilizers.

J Seasoned Orange lox Heads.We mock land. Thirty acres cleared, together with JO-Send for Special Florida Circular giving directions for making E.

carry more dry lumber than any milrin plank causeway, fl mile long, with dock and
the South and are prepared to fill orders for box ferry i mile from Grahamville, on Ocklawaha Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.W. .
heads in large quantities at short notice. Dry'Floori'Fig River;4 miles from Silver Springs. AddressA. ,
Ceiling and Sidinga specialty. Tii2 ii-
MAN-WILSON Co., Palatka,.Fla. 7-21 I2t TREADWELL, S. POWELL &. CO., Chemical l Fertilizer Manufacturer,

PLANTS-Send for price list Redding Conn. 303 to 310 DowJr- Wharf;, BALTIMORE MD.

STRAWBERRY Grand Bay, Aa.. .
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WALL PAPER Cheaper than any house in
state. Samples, prices and instructionsfree "
,by mail. Tl F. RCBINSOX) IS W. Bay street,
Jacksonville, Fla. 3-24-6111. .

STAWBERRY PLANTS-Clouds. Hollmans. :How: :DOES 'riii S CATCI-J: Y'ou? '' .
Crescents. Strong plants now .
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reattv. Send for prices. CLARK LEWIS, lIamp-
on, Fla. 7-28-131 Send us an order for 5 boxes Cream Fruit or F"qnr\jK: BANTfl'g.

e ;BOONK'S EARLY fine in quality; the earliest Banta's! Pepsin Chewing Gum, and we will m.o "
: in use. Limited supply of trees Au.
'rantiura Pomelo. Mr. Clauser. of Longwood, send you a handsome Gloria Silk, eight steel rib t'l" \\,
received returns in February, from Barber& Co., .
Chicago: Common Pomelo net, Jt.zo; Auranti- Umbrella, either wood or silver handle, one that ",
utn. $2.30. Some fine trees. Also, large Tardiff I E
bud on sour. JAMES MOTT, Orlando Nursery. you will be proud to carry. '. .

,__ __ 7-218w_
FANCY PIG EONS-Bought,sold and exchanged. Banta's Ctfeam Fruit and Own
for what you want. Stamp for reply. Pepsin
LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake Fla 7-aS-52t L

FLORIDA'S advantages Estate Journal for small," Arcadia investments, Fla., is not equalled for fine chewing qualities, flavor, indigestion, etc. This offer is only good for J

$i.eo per year: sample,,with state map.j-24-12ni to cent. 90, days, merely as an advertisement to get our Gums more thoroughly introduced.

FOR SALE Whipporwill pees,per bushel: i.c. '
.. $2.00; Conch peas(limited quantity), ptr; 3?. J. I3AISTA: XyiMLa, Oliio. ,:
pound, post paid soc; Chufa seed per pound! I _.. .
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post paid, 350; per peck f o. b., $1.50; pearl
millet per pound, post paid. 3SC; four pounds I ASK YOUR JOBBER FOR IT AND GET A FINE UMBRELLA.
f 1.25; ten pounds f. o. b.,$2.00. Send cash with
a-4-tf AVe will positively stop giving umbrella with Cream Fruit and Pepsin Gum after Nor. 25, '92.


Every exhaustive test made by the largest and best known truckers and fruit raisers In the State clearly demonstrated that the various brands of specially prepared fertilizers placedupon
the market by the Paine Fertilizer Co.,of Jacksonville,Fla., give a better and healthier growth and have decidedly superior productive qualities. Our customers each season send-
to market the first and finest vegetables,always obtaining the cream of the high prices. This summer Mr. O. W. Blgelow of Dushnell, Fla., who used ten tons of our Truck Farmers
Special"sent to this and to New York and Boston markets the first ripe watermelons or the season, three of these cars selling at between f t 5 and .:r.5 each, whereas later melons scarcely
brought freight. Almost every well-known paver In the State referred to these melons and spoke of the superior quality of our fertUJzers. We will further snow to any ODe calling at
our omce letters and account sales from New York and Boston commission houses stating that these melons were the finest ever received 150 early In the season. One of the largest md
best known growers in the State does not find the'summer too hot to praise our fertilizers. .
Read what Robt. C. May,of Rockledge, Indian River,says under date tf September S.1892: -
The Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacfooiirillc[ Fla.:
DEAR SIRS--I applied ten tons of your Orange Food No. 1 to my older bearing trees last December; had but little rain until a few weeks ago. I'feel assured that I have a heavier
crop than ever before. Some of my trees are bending over with fruit so as require propping. My trees are now free from red spider and rust mite,and during the long drouth my
trees did not wilt and drop their fruit others did. My fruit is the prettiest I have ever had. Yours etc.. BOUEKT C.. MAY.
Mr. J. M. W atrou .of Tampa, Fla., has used o\'erro:: tons of our Special mixtures on his groves, and gardens near Tampa, with highly satisfactory results, exhaustive tests clearly
demonstrating that our brands gave greater production than any other fertilizers or combinations of agricultural chemicals. .
None of the above parties are In any way connected with our company as agents or otherwise Mr. Digelow paying us $350.00 for ten tons of our, Truck Farmers Special without any
discounts. This we can prove at any time, or forfeit foOO -M
We have always been cutters in the market. Our business'-has increased enormously while others have fallen off as rapidly,our economical facilities for handling our goods making
it Impossible for others to compete with us in prices and our long experience in the fertilizer business enabling us to select only such goods as show the very highest analysis and best
mechanical condition.The .
combinations of tho various agricultural chemicals used In the formulas for our Special brands are the results of numerous exhaustive tests made with Florida crops on Florida y
soils during the past fifteen years and earh season we have increased the quality of our various brands regulating them so that each mixture would contain exactly what the crop for
which it was made required,and so that the Ingredients would become available at the proper time, thus enabling the farmer and fruit grower to raise larger crops with less uncertainty. tOUR


the best known regulator of soils a splendid) Insecticide and general lime fertilizer,containing sulphur and sulphate of ammonia. Price, have per tdn.
During the past spring we placed on the market a brand of Ground Stock Food composed of selected grains, finely ground, such as we used for years past with marked success "
both in Charleston S. .,and Jacksonville. We have placed this article on the market at a low price In order to give our customers the benefit of this excellent food,at a very low price.
Write for circulars giving full particulars with food value and testimonials.
We are also sole proprietors of the Cleanio Manufacturing Company makers of"Cleanlo,"the most wonderful discovery of the age for polishing gold,silver brass,tin,zinc,plated ware,
marble kitchen utensils 1 glass etc., etc. Circulars, with directions and a sample of"Cleanio," furnished free upon application. Drop us a postal. 186 and 168 E. Bay fit.
Write us for prices discounts and samples before purchasing. All quotations will be la view of great rivalry,and made with a view to meeting every competitor and should
secure J-ourorders. Address all communicatlonrto '
THE PAINE FERTILIZER CO., OO W. Bav St., Jaokeonvlllo. Flu.i .






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SkPTE1tn R 29,1892] THE-FtOlUDA DISPATCH, FA&MEU AND FRUtm GIZOWE1bS.'.,- :' 777


.. FREE!

A Life Size Crayon Portrait of

KEY WEST SYSTEM yourself or friends, FREE. In

order to introduce our work in -
-JLWD- w your section of the country \ro

: EAST COAST LINES HARDWARE AND STOVES _. will for a short period mnke, free _

W of charge to any one sending::; in a 'U),' ....

Extending Southeot, South and Southwest DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISH. photograph, a Life Size Crayon -
frost Jfcckaonrllle, coyer ors one i Portrait Free. Likeness guaran- JJ
thousand miles of and
tropical country teed. Our crayons are made by a rri

reach all! prominentwinter and ffmmftr Agents We are for State the !We Have 0:: skillful artist, and are,a work of I 1 I Ii '

pleasure resorts of Florida: One Horse and Two HORSE HAY RAKES art. This offer good for only a IT1II

The East Coast, In stock. short time-if you wanl to take 1I I

BUCKEYEMOWERS S advantage of-it, send in IjhoIbgraph ""'
The Great Lake : _t and 0 feet tread.- your
Region 5
f at once toGRADE
The 6 foot is suit
The Phosphate Fields, /: = able for use In
ttIGtt AT CO. S
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The Pineapple FIelds A. complete stork of 4 ORANGE GROVES. -- ,
Motccr and :;
122 St., 7-
Quincy Clcajjo Ills. ._ a
Repairs hand at
The Orange Groves Factory on 1'rlces. Wrl.fe'or Prices.WE .;;


The Fruit and Vegetable A. full RANGE Line of Repairs for Same.PI., O'VS," BETHEL CLASSICAL and !E3UTARTA .; '

Sections. Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, theBoy Prepares..C 1 fo.rBne1ine ne,Uaive1n :'.3sZnd.

Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementsof weit Poi &. C Ulorue addreM KaJ.
B.A.UdXTTBl,Bethel Acdem7.Va '-
all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold
at Send for
factory prices. catalogues. most complete. ton *u..-
TU.Tk taming durable and perfect -
Music Hoxes made
(warranted hr every re.
ppect), rind any number
Tropical Trunk Line INVENTION IN tunes can be obtained for
them. (Improvement Paten .
ted in Switzerland and
These lines are equipped with the w.& United States.)
We manufacture especially
improved modem appllancei far the S_ p SWISSMUSIC for direct family trade,and we
guarantee our instruments far
safety and comfort of paaiengem superior to the Music Boxes .
... made
usually for the wholesale S
Our patrons call them the trade aud sold by general merchandise '
,dry good and music
FINEST IN FLORIDA. stor 'I. Manufacturers'P CC ataroomsibrthe
I I I agency .
celebrated Gem and Concert
Roller Organ; plat any tone;
Trains Leave Jacksonville via J.; prices,only f6 and$12.

T.&LW.: : : OldJMuglc Boxes Carefully
c Repaired and IJupyoved.BOXES .
8:30 a.m. daily,except Sunday; 12.30 p.m.1 I n. a A viacjii c BOYS
daily; 4:20 pjn. daily, except Sunday; j 55 Manufacturer

8:00 p.m. daily except Sunday. j Salesroom Philadelphia. 1030 Chestnut St.

Arrive 7:30 ajn, 8:00 ajn, 125 pjn,
7:40 pjn.Trains -
Leave Jacksonville via hit

8:25 axe daily L-00 pjn. daily except i

Sunday; 4:05 p.m. daily. BOTH STEAM HORSE AND HAND POWER. .

Andre 9.30 ajn, 1235 p.m.. 0:40: pja. Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers

INDIAN RIVER STEAMERS LEAn Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves. UNEQUALLED INTone J .

TITUSVILLE t Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnished ,Touch,Workmanship g Durability'

For Melbourne daily, except Sunday t for Plants put in complete and guar- :' ,
6:00: a.m, 3:45 pjn.; Rockledge, 9:00 aja, BA.1t1mol'P,22and24 East Baltimore. Street. <
Hand New York 143 Fifth Ave S

anteed satisfactory. Spraying
: 7:00 p.m. Amve Melbourne, 1:00: p.m., Washington, 817 Market Space? ,-'" ;w'
12 midnight Returning,leave Melbourne Pumps of every description. Send for I
: 1:20 1230 a.m4; Rockledge 4:60 pjn,
8:00 ajn. Andre Tituiville 8:00 p.m., Catalogue of How and When to Spray. MARTIN & FISH,

12 noon. Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our I AND PRODUCE

Leave Bockledge for Jupiter daily, except ; machine shop.
Sunday,*8:30: a.m, arrive Jupiter following COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
day 3:30 ajn. Returning, leave
Jupiter daily, except Sunday, 9:30: ajn. aio. ai3 and 214 N.Side Franklin, Mich. St., Saginaw Eat
Arrive Rockledge following day 3:30: am
Consignments solicited and prompt return
Steamer "ST. AUGUSTINE" Leaves guaranteed.
ORMOND f Reference! : R. G. Dun & Co., Dradstr t'.
Agency; and Pint National Bank, Saginaw E.

8:00 a.m.Tuepdaya,Thursdays and Saturdays Side. _._______._ 9Wmo.rx .
for Rockledge, and way landings.
j Returning, leans Rockledge 8:00.: aon.Monday's : lit e00ACRES. (13 CREENHOUSEST) NOTwyray..

Wednesdays and Fridays. :
Connections are mad. at Jupiter with :
for all points I W." offer large and fine stock of .decrtptl n of
trains of J. & 1..'V. Railway
'UU1T and OltNA M RNTA' !lTJt' J.H.: f+hrnbi. '
08 ,Vine.HmnH FRUIT y,1 d J'lan
on Lake Worth. lt Ui an F01! i>*T H
ced- TILJ 18
For schedules, maps, etc., call on local : : PHCENIX IMURSERYCOMPANY-

agents,address, the General Passenger .iMHiim t. 'lU) X'XCTXU CO*UOOXUKOO ZlL .

General Manager Supt.Cut Oout Line. !I
ibo Ned s sdonirffl betty Sept.. t Aaed& Scientific;
All Letters Answered Received.
Day they are
JH T.&K. W.Syiteia. Auruttia f la andPbOoanphiealcoane+. Aeademlo Deputmect. Pra.
O. D. ACRKRLT. p&ntory for Colleca. OommwcUJ l>ep rtment, full
THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY eoona lastroctioa tharo ig sad pra tic*!. C xl
General P&ueofer Afoi>i brick bnfldutcs. Baaatifol ud healthful location .Es.. '
JAGbo..w., Pta. MUMS per sonion of 18 WMks.8 1OO.OO to 8 1 6O.OO.'
I For eftUloffM and forthv,information,, cwrw i th ,
JACKSONVILLE. FLA. FMsUMt. Her.J.L.13hi1i11 Y. 3

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. '. o. ic. BRAND, COlUPLET:: more ORLAJXOEJ 1'1 IES 'A..' 'D PINEAPPLES.

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r. i",. .: : Phosphoric.J Acid.:.........,.. ,.4 per cent. I Potash K.O.5 per cent. I Ammonia... ...................j to 3 per cent. ...":r
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... <" ; ..FRUIT A.i D: VINE I31ZA. I FOR Bl'A1 I. Q1 I2IiES. .:" ., -
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.;..... f ;:;.. i i Potash............................6 to 7 per cent. | Ammonia.*................*........3 to 4 per cent. [Phosphoric Add.............:...,5 to 6 per cent. :. .'.._'
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.,.w,,: \. ; prIoe per tons:: O. JC.: Bra1'1d. F. O. B. Cars, Be11e"V'J.e-vv- $222.OO .-
; .k -- Pr.loe, per ton, Fruit and Fine, F. O. B., Be11e"V'J.e"'V', i 2 ..OO'This "'

Company also offer their Burnt and Ground Soft Phosphate. The analysis of our Soft Phosphate, given by Serge Malyvan, of Ocala, is: :

'Insoluble Silicate .......:.:..................18.76\ Phosphoric Acid...........,.........t.......17.70 I Oxide of Iron ..... ........... ................ I Magnesia and Soda ........... ..:. .. ..6u
Carbonate Lime............................ 4.561$ EquivdlenttoBone Phosphate Limc. ........39.00 I| Aluminum, .. .. ..........:............. .741| Moisture........................,....:.:.....:.. 6.Sge

*$ says that, after analyzing samples of Soft Phosphate from different mines irf the State, the only soluble Soft Phosphate fr an area of about

r six miles about Bellevievr. ". t. .- --

\ ;:; Tho above mentioned complete Fertilizer is 25 per cent cheaper than any sold in Florida of same grade, and is what orange growers need. -


that fertilized with cotton seed. Thinking this two more cars of Soft Phosphate. I have used been brought into the State,and I would warmly
More\ About Soft Phosphate. estimate may have been a little high I put it as seventy-five tons of this Phosphate, and have recommend its use. to the orange growers in" the
The following:in regard to soft phosphate is above,but I am free to admit that he is a better noticed with much interest its effect on my orange State. Yours truly ..
taken from the Gainesville Sun: judge of such matters than I am." trees. The first car load I applied to something D. Gf IlEBNLX.&. ..
That soft phosphate is rapidly gaining favorwith J. T. Smith, writing from Levy count,says: "I over five hundred trees,and the results have been
the fruit and vegetable growers there is no put soft phosphate on sixteen corn last simply marvelous. The adjoining five hundred -
sort of doubt. Those who have given it a test un- spring about a four acre field of com,on about an trees received no fertilizing,and the difference
tatingly.speakof of it in the most complimentary average quality of the land. I broadcasted the between the two fields is something? :wonderful. CEDAR KEYS, FLA.,,1891.
terms. Mr. George Saxon, writing from soft phosphate over the land,after breaking it up On one side every tree has started with a vigorous C. B. Smith, President Belleview Mining Company
Tallahassee,says: well, at about two tons per acre. Then I harrowed growth. The finest foliage that I have ever seen' :
The solt phosphate referred to in the granulated this in. I did not measure the yield only in a grove. The trees which received no appli- DEAR SIR-Yours of ith received. It gives
article containing the elements of ground bone in my cart as I gathered it. I got as much corn cation have just commenced to start up. Mr. Me me pleasure to state that I have used nothing but
and 50 per cent phosphate of lime(bone phosfrom the sixteen rows that had soft phosphate on Master of the firm of McMaster& Miller,of San the Belleview Soft Phosphate on my grove the
phate) crude as it comes from the mine. This it as I did from the next thirty rows. The corn Mateo,visited my grove a few days since and ex- past year,And I have been more than satisfied
soft phosphate was put upon cotton last year did not dry: up any for want of rain, aS the rest of pressed himself as being very much astonished with the results. The trees are looking as well
alongside cotton seed as fertilizers,and the rethe crop did. I am well pleased. and will use it at the growth of' the trees where the soft phos as they have ever looked-even when I used expensive
suit wae fully, or more than doubles in yield of this year.on all my crops. phate had been applied. If you will remembet fertilizers. Many persons have heard of
, cotton over the cotton seed,while it gaveJTour the first Shipment of Phosphate was made less my experiment, and your phosphate has ad.
times the yield over the same land without any than sixty days since,and until the last few days vanced in their estimation.
fertilizer. Rev. T. W Moore, of Leesburg looked JACKSONVILLE,"FLA., June 12, 189J. we have had very little rain. Very truly yours,
at this crop while in full fruitage and he said that C. B.SMITH, President Belleview Phosphate Co., I am fully convinced that one ton of the Belle- REV.. I'. R. HOLMAX
At that time that the cotton fertilized by this soft Jacksonville, Florida: view Soft Phosphate has a greater value as a plant
phosphate had three times more fruit on it than DEAR SIR-Unclosed please find my order for food than a ton of any Fertilizer that has ever

We offer this Phosphate at prices so low that it is in reach of every orange grower and gardener., Prices, F:0. B. cars at Be\leview\ Florida : .

Per t01'19'Ur1ct.rIed., ::1.1 I3u11c, $c.oO .

Per tdn, Dried, 1.1'1 B'U1 $3.OO \ ..

Per ton: Burnt:, Ground and Sa.o ed, .. $8.00

,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.



1 compounding solution a part was acc'demiy spilled on the hand
. and on washing afterward it was discovered that the hair was com
pletely removed. We at once put this wonderful preparation on tbe
market and so great has been tbe demand that we are now Introducing
? throughout the world under the name of Queen's Anli-llalriu,
;'if': F
r 1 Printing AND Publishing House IS PERFECTLY HARMLESS AND I
. = J1t Lay the hair over and apply the mixture for a few mlnntrs. and the
disappears as IX by magic without the slightest: pain or injury hen
JMCKSONiZII-I-E FL =\ : :- :::!! or ever afterward. It is unlike any other preparation ever used
"':- a like purpose. Thousands of LAIF.S'hobave been annoyedwith
.-7 -_::; J hair on their FACE NECK and ARMS attest Ita merits
TURNS OUT THE BEST STYLE OF PRINTINGAT ,,: :;.1 GENTLE1\IENwhodonotapprectateabeardorhalronthelrnf'ck.
: ___ __-; find a boon in Queen's Anti-IlalrlnewhICh does away '
"ff8 -- with Saving, by rendering its future growth an utter Impossibility
THE LOWEST-RATES. Price Queen's AntMIalrifie$1. per bottle sent in safety mailing boxes postage paid by os(securely
sealed from observation). Send money or stamps by letter with full address written plainly. Corres
pondenee strictly confidential. This advertisement is honest and straight forward in every word it
..... : :;" contains. We Invite yon to deal with ns and Ton will find everything' as represented Cut this out and
end to-day. Address QUEEN CHEMICAL CO., 174 Race Street, CINCINNATI, O. You. can
t. 4" register your letter at any Pont Office to Insure Its safe delivery \V>will pay SAOO for any -a.e
;:J',_ ot failure or slightest injury to any purchaser. Every bottle auar nteed.SPECIALTO .
; | ladies who introduce and tell among their'friends 23 Bottles of Queen'Aatf-Balrla
r r will prevent with a SILK DRESS.,ISrard beet silk Extra Lar .Bottle and samplM
plf141ff ,r 1 of ill*to select from s.nt with order. Good Salary or CosuoiMlon Ageata.



I Scientifically treated by an aurist of world-wide JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.
" reputation. Deafness eradicated and entirely i
cured,of from 20 to 30 years' standing, after all Capital $30000.00
other treatments have failed. How the difficulty .
, is reached and the cause removed, fully ex-
plained in circulars, with affidavits and testimonials your old family Bibles; make them at
of cures from prominent people, mailed REPAIR as new. DaCosta Printing and Publishing
House,Jacksonville, Fla. .
.. free.Dr.
A. FONTAINE: 19 East I4th St., N. Y.
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$5 to $15 per Lome day, eeinnR, tlIGHTNINB

sad plating jevVby.wMche
UMevan Aa. plates" tee
t 0a.*t et jevelrr food M
r Dew,et All kind*f metal
with gold,dim.r aisle
r K.erperiene Vccmplul.Kr .
7 7.....&u good naelUtlnr. -
IDc, WlIolenle Ie
.geDUu.Write for elm.

The Manufacture of Blank Books CO"c 1n.II.E.DEUCOAACRES taa'Ja

200 OF CHEAPLY. IRRIGATED Clark's Cutaway .
a Specialty. TRUCKING LAND without expensive
machinery or even artesian wells. A black soil, HARROWS AND CULTl ATOnS.I .
PRIOES.CHAS..W. several feet in depth, level as a floor, free from keep In stock seven style,cutting in width
r SEND FOR timber,which can be flooded by the closing of agate from two ((2)) to six ((6)) feet, at prices from Jio.oo
I I at the mouth of the ditch draining the glade. to Jji.oo. Send for catalogue.
DACOSTA Proprietor For particulars: address GBO. W. HASTIUGS,In- $. S.HUBBARD, Gen. State Agent.
terlachcn,Fla. Federal Point Tla.
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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are .appointed ....

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

Both. ways : 4
From New York. From Jacksonville '11;
(Pier 2g, 2. R.) STEAMER Florida.

Monday, Sept.26that 3 P. M......."ALGONQUIN,"........Sunday, Oct. 2d,at 1330FM
WedneSday,Sept.28th. at 3 P. K........"SE&IINOLE" ........Tuesday, Oct. 4th,at IJO; p. K
Sept.30th. at 3 P. :u.........:"IROQUOIS".........Thursday, Oct. 6th, at 4:00 A.K
Monday, Oct. 3d, at 3 P. M........."CHEROKEE,"....... .Sunday, Oct. 9th at 6:00: A. M
Wednesday 5th, at 3 P.M.... .YEMASSRE.Tuesday. Oct. tith,at 8w: a. >)C
Friday, Oct. jth, at 3 P.K..ALGONQUlN.Thursday, Oct. 13th, at tooo: A. MMonday
l Oct. loth, at 3 P. M........ SEMINOLE," .......Sunday; Oct. 16th, at zoo: p. M
WednesdayOet. I2th, at 3 P.Jl..IROQUOIS..Tuesday, Oct. 18th, at 130 p. M
Oct. nth, at 3 P. M.;......CHEROKEE,"....... Thursday, Oct.20th, at 4OOA.K
Monday oct. 17th, at 3 P.K........YEMASSEE," ........Sunday, Oct. 23d, at 5JO; A., Jot
'" Wednesday, Oct 19th,at 3 P.K..ALGONQUINt..Tuesd y, Oct. 25th, at 7:00: A. M ..y.r .
Friday oct. 21st, at 3 P. M.t.......:! UNOLE\.ThursdAy: Oct. 27th, at 8:30: I KondayOct.. 24th, at 3 P. K......... IROQUOIS .....Sunday, Oct.30th at 11:30 A. K'WednesaayOct.
r 26th,at 3 p.K..CHEROKEE.Tuesd8y, Nov. ist, at ixx. p. M
Friday, Oct. 28th, at 3 P.K..YEMASSJUt.Thursday, Nov. 3d,at 330; A. M
Monday, Oct. 31st at 3 P. M..._."ALGONQUIN,"..........Sunday, Nov. 6th,at 5:30 A. M

ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE. Steamer f oim G.


I For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on FROM NEW YORK. FROM JACKSONVILLE.

the St. Johns River. SATURDAYS-J P. M. FRIDAYS A. M. '
October 8 and 22, November 5 and 19. October 14 and 28,November is and -
'The elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers This tteamthip has been built especially for carrying Fruit and Vegetables, and <.
perfectly ventilated. Time between Jacksonville and New York 72 hours.

{ "' City of j"a.c son.V'fue: ," W. H. CHRISTOPHER, W. H. COATES, JNO. G. CHRISTOPHER

Capt. W. A. SHAW. Agent,Jacksonville. Agent New York, Gen'l Man'r,Jacksonville
I Office 154 Maiden Lane. '- ....,. ., t
Fred'i1t DeBary," .

Are appointed to sail front Jacksonville daily except Saturday af t30 p. m., and from Sanford .
S "'" daily, except Sunday, at 9 a. m.

General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville. '53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia,'and

JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Laura Street,Jacksonville Fla. between Boston and Savannah 65 to hours.
F. HI. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. 70
t MARSHALL H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.
r W. F. OGDEN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent,5 Bowling Green, New York.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green New York. OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla.

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents,
Pa Rcktee
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12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5'' Bowling Green, New York.WILLIAM .:.
t Between Jacksonville and New York First-class. $*S-6o Intermediate, $i9-oo; Excursion, j43.So
b:!. LA13L1SkiL''L: > 1 7S. Steerage, 112.50.
t j Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, l 27.00; Intermediate $21.001 Excursion $47.30; Steerage;'r r4aS
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: .

... [Central or goO Meridian Time.]
I o WHOLESALE \ Chattahoochee ............'.........................................Saturday, Oct. ist, i.oop.m ............................................................Monday, Oct. 3d, 3.00p.m
: City of Birmingham.............................................Wednesday Oct. Sth, 4-30 p.m
Tallahassee .... ...;................................:............... ..Saturday,Oct. 8th, 6.30 p.m
Kansas CIty.......... .................................................Monday, Oct. loth, 8.oop.m
fr WEST :BAY STREET JACKSONVILLE FLA. Chattahoochee.... ...............................................Wednesday, Oct 12th, 10.30a.m
I, Nacoochee ............" ..............................................Friday, Oct. I4th, 12.30pjn
... ., City of Birmingham ..................................................Saturday, Oct. 15th I.JQp.m
i HANDLE ONLY THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE SEEDS. A COMPLETE STOCK. City of Augusta ...... ............. ........:.........................Monday,Oct. 17th, 3,30 p.m
Tallahassee.........................................................Wednesday, Oct. 19th, 5.00 p.m
Hay ( Bray Wheat Met L Kansas City...,............................:...........................-..Friday,Oct., 2ist, 6.00 aju
y. Corn Oats'F6if r. Grits Chattahoochee.. .................................'....................Saturday, Oct. aid 640 p.m
Nacoochee............................ .................................Monday, Oct. 24th, 7.30 p.m
COTTON SEED MEAL r Both and City Birmingham..............................................Wednesday, Oct. 26th, &cop.m
Bright Dark. City of Augusta.... ,..............................*......................Friday, Oct. 28th, 10.30 a.m
Tallahassee......................;..........;;........................Saturday, Oct. 29th, 11.30 a.m
STATE AGENT FORJit '" ... Kansas City....................................*,.......................Monday, Oct. 3111, 2.00p.m
E. Tyge'rf&ed'sStair City of Savannah..Saturday. Oct. sat,
NITRATE SODA City of Macon...................:.....................................Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 4.00 p.m
Brand Fertilizers Gate City..................................'..............................Sunday,Oct. 9th, 7.30 a.m
I MURIATE OF City of Savannah.......1................ .,..-....'.'...............Thursday, Oct. 13th, 11.30 a.m
OUAJUkJVTEBD AJALYilA, POTASH, City of Macon ......................................:.,.................Sunday, Oct. i6th, 12.00 m
: Comprising .. lip Gate City..........................................a..........;...........Friday Oct. list, 6,00p.m
( SULPHATE POTASH,' City of Savannah........................ ................ '..........Tuesday, Oct. 25th 7.30 pja
Orange.T.r e and Vegetable KAINif City of Macon.........................................................Friday, Oct. 28th, 10.30 a.m
FERTILIZER. *" (This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)

Thr+ f't"rti1iEf'f1II hure nn- t">er1or__in the___ market and a trial will cotirinc;__ ___ ____u__ Dessoug".................................... ............"*...,........Sunday, Oct. 9th 7.30a.m
Deggoug...........................................................Wednesday.Oct. 19th,5.oop.m
j -S .GREAT OFFER "BBBWPianos UPRIGHT PIANOS. Dessoug....................................-...............'.................Sunday, Oct. 9th, 7.3oa.m '

and . ,
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Organs IN UNITED STATES. Connecting with the.Savann.1, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line),offer to the
$35. Always ready for QUICK SHIPMENTS of Finest Traveling! Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. 4
On trial la Pianos andOrgans Direct to Your Homes. Through Ticket and Bills of leading .Issued to. principal points North, East and Northwest
TOUT horn* --- Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
before From RBV.JAS.M.POTTS D.D. editor of Mich B. R. PRICE Soliciting Agent, W.IL LUCAS Fla. Pass.Agent. *
sr !or {igan Christian Advocate petro\tMICh.\ : "To say that 77 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. Bay Street Jacksonville tI
we are delighted with the Piano does not express R.L. WALKER,Agent, C. O.ANDERSON,Agent t, I
AddrertTb the fact. We are jubilant If all your instruments New Pier No 35, North'River, New-York. City.Exchange BuildingL Savannah Ga.
T,fiwoccr &Son Piano & Organs, are as fine in appearance and as pleasing in tone as RICHARDSON &! BARNARD. Agents,IVewis' Wharf, Boston.W. .
BEAVER FALLS PA this one,your patrons will rise by the hundred." .L.JAMES, AgenW S.Third Street Philadelphia.J. .
>. Eastern Agent, Sav.,Fla. &Western Ry. Co._,261 .
From PROP. B. H. PECK Valhermoso goring*, Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with AgtJacksonville ??
A.DeW.SAMPSON, General Agent, W.E.ARNOLD, Gen."Tray. Pass. Fla.
the casing: or tone:quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ."
From B. D. GRIGGS,Adairsrille, Ga.: "I am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It is 306 Washington at, Boston. W'J:1.: RUETT, General Agent
all yea claim It to be." For Tickets apply to S.,F. & W.Railway office. 317 Broadway, New York.
From Y. M. C.A., per T. G. COOLEY HillsboroN.| C.: "The organ gives entire satisfaction
5- Every one who has seen it is very much pleased with the instrument and the price on the same." you need stationery of any kindpaperpens
From BBN. F. STEELE, Presort. Ark..: family well pleased tin every respect with the diva.n0 and ink,? If so,send to DaCosta Print- I jLES1CKLY I
ergan. How you sell them- so cheap is a wonder- *" and Publishing House,Jacksonville, Fla

Latest lM rTA E.ptr.P.! J.Mir tbt tiydel astomati4&IIy a.d,100.l'.r il..r.R. .j ".E.cpoloa.dia25.. rabjeefto SPASMS are mod likely troubled with
.ask.tbs U&1.Gea..el4. ...Maek 8pnJWI..d t!.Ve.-.re1.I.. yVHRM? The> t rented for this!.the celebrated
r ' ...t1 .....r.". &.."pn.e. Work*,Aurora III. nUnfflO.B.A.FAHNEStOCK'S .
R'.d1 15.J ..el .Or...and L..d.a hrp1e a..wW-.J. ,,=ftoet.Writ.a44Nu 1I-13S.CAx.LSr.CHICAGOILL.I1. B.eneoyaninu.eandnever faU.i I Observeyartieo.
p1a1.al7. ,....V'yiiii J'o.acJC PlTXP CO.i : :: .Y. ELM STUU DALLAS.TEXAS f MHotr.s. &r17: that. the iD1t1&an B.A.thus avoiding imitatioN

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Blood and Bone, Chioago Bone Meal; -

': Pure E'in.e Ground: Bane, I .Dark and Brigh.-t; Cotton {Seed iIea1, :'
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Animal Bone and Potash, Toba.oco Stems, ':.

: Blood, Bone auoid Potash, Canada Hard Wood',.Ashes, <:
Pulverized AnimalJ3one, Sulphate: of: Potash, &0.




GEO. K WILSON, "- 50 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Ma.JOHN .

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President. Vice-President.
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By Buying the FERTILIZERS that are Manufactured by the OLD ESTABLISHED '
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

< CAPITAL $100,000. and RELIABLE FIRM, The fjJ. ,,-
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espeetfully solicits you :Deposits, Collections and General OF PAWTUCKET, R. I. ,
Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE ., .' "
These FERTILIZERS are made especially for the \' .
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INVITED. i Orange, Vegetable and Pineapple Growers of FloritJa d v\'

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Southern Office and Warehouse at Jacksonville, Florida.

John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin, B.
Jas. P. Tallaferro, T.W. Roby, Judge R. B.Archibald Agent,
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
Dr. H.f Robinson. John E. Hartrldge. No. .8 Bostwick,Block.

OF Catalogue describing our Fertilizers, with prices and testimonials, sent free
upon application. '

GIVE XJS A.Bowker's. 7CRIA.L.. ,


all fowls sent
HEREAFTER by express,
r, will go at one-half the former
I- rates-a great saving to my cus
t : .--- tamers This is by special arrangement -
t, and is confined to
; : fowls from my yards.
We are the largest breeders
t rt thoroughbred poultry in Florida.
} :3{Come and see our stock or send
______ rr ...-: .-':/ :''!' price for our list illustrated of varieties.catalogue and
___ .. Grower.
______ ;;-- J.1 Incubators Poultry supplies and Brooders of all kinds., Shell Orange
m and Bone Mills, Clover Cutters i
# Wire Netting,Desiccated: Fish and
Boiled Blood and Bone to make
f_: hens lay. FIRM FRUIT that holds on until'it is
EGGS TO HATCH.E. ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of

W. AMSDEN, both tree and fruit are the results reported by large

Ormond, Flaft. and experienced planters in Florida who are using

T TF Musical Perfection this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to, the tree at the

t. JL !la what you seek in baying a Piano proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper
t write
us about
f Lowest New York PricesTEINWAY proportions,all the elements to bring perfect, healthy



Ask any GROWER are also special Complete Fertilizers,

Dluslclanabout carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes
Stelniray.We the. i mentioned, and are extensively used in Florida. Bow.


are Wholesale Southern Agents combination for those requiring these ingredients.
for these Chemicals at market rates..
celebrated instruments,and yon can buy from us aa
easily, cheaply*and safely by mall,aa pi peaoa. As1[
) & Send for Illustrated Catalogue Free.
yjDDEN BATES, Savannah, Oa. abat '



V Son chartered and IIUCCeM.! pl't'paratof1.chool liealthrecordperfeet.of the highest Chargeslow.repnta DitsroN" tls.a sad" prte.The, nUitraUd Standard Catalog ftof hi frt no.. 1 j_-ii: _-_- a----jI j--
Vidrtej John Uart.M. .U.ol Va.Bowling Green,Ya. Til EBLTMTJCtt!sex, WORD CO.,CUdmaaU.O. _

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