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:
November 3, 1892
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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


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DACOSTA & POWERS, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., NOVEMBER 3, 1892. Whole No. 1239 'ol.IV, No. 44;.'
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1E BLAKE &AGENTS RIPLEY, New Peaches Names Wanted Prizes Offered Geo. S.MANUFACTURERS Hacker OF& Son,

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Price Catalogues or weekly sales rnrnlsbt application.O. of Nursery Stock of all kinds is larger than ever before, .cg { ..
and Includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- -
., .W.BARNETT."ESTABLISHED 185C.J. H.BMtNr!:1 T tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of 3:

Wholesale Commission new illustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application. Address, o =-

[ G. L. TABER, Glen St. Mary, Fla. C o m
\ FRUITS AND 1E6ETHBLE8Prompt / _.- ..

) returns.159 South Stencils Water on Street application., Chicago. And Building Meterial.CHARLESTON .
t. Established 1869.DALMER __d___ _ _._ ___
r. 1 SUCCESSORS TO of 1892 will be Readi] for Delivery OGtober 20.

r-"r WHOLESALE Q. FRUIT S. PALMER AND PRODUCE, COMMISSION If uou want the genuine Tenerlffe stock pure and true to name, WRAPPERS j

160 Jtfade Street MERCHANTS,Jew Tork. send to us Tests show a germination FRUIT .

Southern Fruits and Produce a specialty. Re- of 94 per cent ,'

ceivers other Fruits of Oranges and truck., Lemons Consignments, Pineapples promptly and all 'Both varieties, white and pale red, 5-cents per packet; half ounce, IS cents; ounce,25 cents; I'I' Put up in packages of 1,000;every sheet numbered
remitted for. Stencils and market reports furnished quarter pound,85 cents;pound,$3.00 post paid. consecutively i to 1.000.
free. References: Chatham National HASTINGS I & CO.INTERLACHENJ Low Prices. Good Work. Full Count.
H. G. .
Bank,New York Thurber, Whyland&Co., and ,

THE Send for our 40 page Illustrated Catalogue.BOONE'S 37 Montgomery St.,Jersey City N.J.

1t Jtnrf awl Elegant t'lanls of JEvrry
Jreriptlon; The earliest desirable Orange known; very delicious,highly flavored,well shaped thin skin but
* Palms, Orchids, Cacti and Bamboos. title pulp or rag, full of juice and almost seedless. ACISOrtVII1I1E, FI1A.,

' Shade and ornameatal trees and shrubs for South- TREES AND BUDS NOW ON SALE.. '
ern lawns and gardens. Choice exotic plants .
for the greenhouse or conservatory.
I also have a fine assortment of other choice Budded Orange and Grapefruit Trees at LIVING
all the leading varieties budded from bearing
trees on anteed our own true grounds to name.and guar C. A. 1 BOOfiE, Agent, Orlando: Fla.x MACHINERY.BO'rH .

All the New and Desirable Tropical
Frul t Our S3 page Illustrated and Descriptive ,
<' Catalogue for 1892 tells all about these things,and .r ORIGINAL HEADQUARTERS
is sent free to applicants. Address .
R. D. HOYT, Manager,
Seven Oaks, Fla.WM. For rare as well as old Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plantsand Trees.
f' Shrubbery,Vines, Palms,Ferns,Aquatics,Pineapples Bamboos,etc..etc. Steam and Horse Power.
. 1. B. SCHRADER, t ) Stock safely shipped everywhere.
s Nurseries established 1883.
=- Send stamp for new and full catalogue which tells all about this subject.4U,9PREASO1 .

Pipe, Pipe Fitting,

Waverly Farm, Leon Co., Fla.
& NURSERIES OF THE Valve, Hose, Etc. .
' Milch Cows nd Heifers for Sale.

Milwaukee Florida Draqge CD. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.


Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.BuddingWood: FRUIT TREESFOR
for sale at all times. -
:d Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE.
: For Catalogue and Price-List,address SOUTHERN ORCHARDS -

A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla.
Trade Mark. Write for Catalogue and price list.
.Will Make Hens Lay I ThomasTllle, Ga.
: Will Make Chickens Grow 1 The Williams & Warner Fruit Wrapping Machine,
This food is strictly fresh meat, carefully solicit consignments of all kinds of nits
ooked, ground fine,seasoned and hermetically The Onlu Fruit Wrapping Machine In the Market.Now and Vegetables. We you a* much for
sealed in S-lb. cans. Being ground fine,it can your produce as any house the business. Car
be readily mixed with soft food and fed so as to Is the time to put them in beore-beginning to ship the crop4/ lob a rpec Uy. Quick sales and prompt return
give each fowl an equal skare. Price 30 cents Reference Bradstreet and Dan &Co.'s Reports
,: andrecrencesapply to B. H. WARNER.Palatka-
doaen. Address BOLUS For circulars
per can; '3.00 per Y BLAIR ft THRASHXR.
USSED MEAT a. WOOL CO., a, Northtc --- Fla. .
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-- d 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. _', '. r

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'' i.i."r': (INSECTICIDET";

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

remedy for the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or pois-

onous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth without i

Injury: "

r 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.Price .

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost. .

: McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra,, Fla


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'' 1. THE .,. FLORIDA ... DISPATCH .,. LINE. .[$' :. -


The Great Fast Express Freight System of. the South.

The 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 Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New York and Merchants and Miner 1
Transportation; Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest. -

Receivers and Shippers Will Profit by the Following: Unparalleled Connections: .
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Double daily fast freight service: for all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany, Bainbridge,Jesup
Savannah. % and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Call-
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and han and Live Oak. :'
Coast points,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 4
Four 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. t1
Mondays Wednesdays,Fridays and Saturdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston Nov.3,8,u,15.19,24, t
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, 26 and 30 for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains for ,
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. all points in Florida. "
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving Savannah Nov. From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Nov.3,13,23.every ten days -4
*,4,S,?.9.11, ",..14, 16, x8.19,21,23,25 26,28 and 30. from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.
Connections for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company. leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners'Transportation Co.:? every Tuesday and Friday
r Nov.8.18 an<28th. making close connection with S.,P. &W.Ry.,for all points in Florida.he '
Sailing days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. \ ,
Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates, stencils and shipping t ti
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines,or to' WM. p. IIARDKE,Gen'l Freight Agent, Savannah,Ga.
io C. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager, Savannah, Ga. F. B. PAPY Asst Traffic Manager, Savannah, Ga. W. )f. DAYIDSOY, Gen'l PassengerAgt.,Jacksonville, Fla
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heat in the orchard on cold nights. dred gallon drums from the Oil be safely refilled while burning.A .

More About Orchard Protection.We For those who do pot feel able to Burning and Supply Company, of two gallon kettle will burn four

are reminded by the cool nights make use of the complete and expensive Los Angeles, and delivered here for hours, and the flame can at any time

that the present is a good time to plan adopted as the main reli about 101 cents per gallon. This be extinguished by covering with the

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r I tection. No one of our citizens has Barney bv which the crude petroleum i, holding about two gallons each. burn up clean, only more slowly as

r given so much study to this matter as distillate is burned in perforated ket- Each kettle must have a tin pan to be the level is lowered in the kettle. The

v: has H. B. Everest. He has investigated -I tles in which it is dropped from pipes used with each kettle to cover and heat cannot be increased in degree as

and experimented entirely in laid from one hundred gallon tanks, keep out rain and dust. This fuel I with the inflammable oil deliveredwith

his own interest, but is perfectly there are other plans which he will can be ignited easily by dropping in a pipe, and more pots are therefore _

willing to give others the benefit of use as an adjunct in case of need. to it a little kerosene and then i touching required. The pots will cost

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t fifteen to the acre may be required.More !medlar, some kinds having to be kept the facts. Mr. White thinks that in apples mangoes, guavas, avocado -
or less can be lighted, according 'until soft to be palatable. I refer to i one-fifth the space he has disposed of I pears, bananas, etc. I have asserted -
w to the degree of heat to generate. America, where the art of extractingthe the question at issue, and promised ala I they can do this with good water pro-
j; Ten dollars an acre will therefore "puckery" taste is not yet known, future time to show my error as to tion anywhere far north as Tampa
;;' provide the plant and a charge for one for when it is, the kaki will becometen water'protection, which he claims does Bay or the Lake region adjacent without
; night, the subsequent cost would' depend times more popular than it is not touch the question at issue. Nowif reference to which coast, east or
. upon the amount of time fires today, and the soft, mushy kaki will all ,the readers of this paper have west, they were nearest. Mr. White ,
: were maintained. For small orchards be a scarce article. Those who have their copy for August 4th at hand, .I claims these things are safe iso miles
this system is recommended. Mr. not tasted the kaki as the Japanese eat am perfectly willing to leave it to them further north on the east coast than .
',_ Everest is perfectly confident that it do not yet know what a delicious if water protection does not touch the on the west coast.! Does anybody-
I except in windy weather this will be fruit it is. The 'kubo" is the earliestone question at issue. else believe it? If so where is the
efficacious-but when it is windy thereis here, On the 1st of September it I answered Mr. White's article of proof ? I asked for it before I ask
i! generally little danger from frost. was in the markets hard and green, July 14th by August 4th, and was so lor it again. W E. DRISCOLl..
Citizens interested will be shown the like everything else they eat; but now busy I had to write it at night. He Manatee Fla. ..-...
.' process at the Everest ranch, provided they are ripe. The meat is dark, free waits nearly four times as long to write Tha Relations of Bees to Fruit. .: ,
they do not choose'a windy day for from acridity, but it has six or more only one filth as much. Why not write
their visit. Such exhibition of his hard seedy, and like most_early fruit, while people are likely to have my There is a wide difference of opin >
work is entirely gratuitous and only is inferior to the later kinds.I article at hand so they can see again ion relative to the advantage of having .
made from a desire to give his (fellow do not mean to imply that the what I said if they do not recollect it bee hives near orchards and vineyards. r
citizens the opportunity to avail themselves Japanese do not eat the kaki in its just as Mr. White stated my position? Relative to this subject the author 'of -
S of the experience he has solt state, for they do, but it is not Mr. White says I seem to admit a "Guide to nee says:
gained.-Riverside Press. popular. There i a-kind now in the greater exemption from frost on the "In very fine seasons when the
.aT stalls, large, transparent clear skin, Atlantic than on the Gulf coast. Now springs are bright, fine and mild, fruit
Letter From Japan. with seeds, but woe betide the every word I wrote was intended to will doubtless set very well without
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: I purchaser if he is not very careful to : refute just that assumption, and hereI .the intervention of bees-the wind,
Your valued paper arrives regularlyand avoid the "rag" and peel, for it will .am told that I seem to concede the assisted by the sunshine being a suf-
it affords me much pleasure to cure him of the desire to ,taste more whole question! To say I was aston ficent agent for the distribution of the
read them. I quite agree with many of than one. I discovered that eating ished upon reading that is stating it pollen ; but in cold, wet seasons the :
your correspondents that the subjectof sugar will remove this acridity.The mild y. If I cannot show which side aid of bees is unquestionably essential -
the nomenclature of plants. etc., Oonshin oranges were on sale I am trying to sustain in such a con to the fertilization ol the bloom by
requires more consideration. With three weeks ago, green and sour. Theyare troversy I want the editor to refuseme carrying the pollen, not anywhere at
the view of simplifying matters, I turning, but it will be the middle space from this onward. haphazard, a*; the wind does but from
would beg to ask you why you print ot October before shey are palatable.We Mr. White's reference to :22 degrees blossom!' to blossom and nowhere else.,
such a remarkable statement as this : have had three typhoons during! lowest temperature at Ft. .Mcade last In wet and cold weather the pollenis
Whenever "Japan plum" occurs in September, and occasionally heavy January is unfortunate (for his theory.At more inclined to adhere to the blossoms .
our market repqrts this time of year, showers. The maples are putting that time, in the immediate vicinityof than in fine, warm weather, and
the 'loquat" is meant. forth. new shoots, and their red, yellow Ft. Meade, where there was water thus it is that the wind fails in un. .
Why should there be two names for and green leaves look as magnificentas protection, the people had pineapples, favorable seasons to secure that which ..
one fruit at different seasons of the if they had been crimsoned by the strawberries and garden vegetables can then be obtained only by the helpof
year ? I think you have the power to I Irost. There will be a very heavy growing nicely, entirely unprotected bees-viz the proper fertilization -
correct such a state of things by simply c.op'of rice, and prices are .steadily otherwise. It would have been well of the fruit bossom! with the result ofa -.
calling them what they are. Now falling. the coal and rainy for Mr. White to have known this proportionately abundant crop of
that Japan plums are not confined to spring, the peach and plum crops before he paved the way for such an fruit.I .
one or two kinds but are likely to were poor and deficient, and I have illustration of what I have been contending would invite any persons who may
be quite plentiful in our markets, the been disappointed in consequenceas -. for. be incredulous on this point to visit in
sooner that is remedied the better. In my main object is to look out for I asked Mr. White (Autust 4th) if a confessedly( bad fruit year-say during
another paper I read' "our readers new .fruits and watch the old ones.I people made a success of winter gar August or the early part of Sep. .
will do well: to note even at this see the name "Bongoume" in one dening on the east coast, away from tember-the localities in which our"
late date (the italics are mine) the. or tw o catalogues and suppose it water protection? but this and many great apiaries are situated. Let them
prices paid in Jacksonville for Japan means "BUNGOUME-Bungoume or other equally pertinent questions he carefully view the,country lying in a
plums.," This shows that there is a Plum of Bungo." We had some trees entirely ignores, and then claims to radius of two miles from the apiary
possibility of the season for loquats for sale five years ago, but the fruit is have.disposed of the question at {issue. itself, and they will find that in almost -
running with that of the (real) plums, very acid and requires too much sugar.It Until Mr. White answers those ques- every case the fruit trees are
rendering it impossible to determine did not take. tions the readers of this paper will laden with heavy crops, while they
which is meant. H. E. AMOORE, think he does not because he cannot. will observe as they get farther from
Again, wneredid the name "Botan" of Japanese Tree Importing Co. Mr. White says that at some future the vicinity of the apiary (supposing
come from ? It is not known here as Yokohama and S. F. time he may show that. water protection that not very many bees are kept in
a plum) but is the name of the P. The "Abundance" and the is not the cause of the differences the country around) that the fruit -
"Peonia" or "Peony." It should be .'Botan" are said to be identical. Wow, which 1 had mentioned. Why not crops steadily deteriorate -
Botankio. is it called Botankin ? do so now? Is it because "The proofis
Why there are said again to be two-'.otans, I am convinced that so soon as beekeepers '
The Hattankio (Kelsey), is also' spelt one, white-fleshed and one yellow. very meagn?" and fruit farmers begin to
in some catalogues with a final 1, fleshed. Which is the "Abundance?" That was his dilemma ten years ago, recognize the importance of the one ,
and I presume it to have been a I hear you say the yellow-fleshed. as he admitted in his article of July industry in relation to the other, more
printer's error, which the nurserymen Then I ask what is the color of the 14th of this year. If Mr. White prosperous times will be in store for
did not know enough about to correct, kins, and are they both freestones knows of rubber trees, tropical paw. both, and we shall not.only hear of .
and having commenced were J T. Lovett & Co., call the "Abun (paws limes, guavas, etc., growing on better fruit harvests but of larger returns -
ashamed to alter it. Ask ProfessorVan dance" a free stone, but the red the east coast away from.water protection of honey also." .
Deman, or Professor George on, skinned and yellow fleshed Botankioin' or anybody who i is making win- i ..
(some years in Japan), and I am sure Japan were cling-stones. They ter gardening a success in such a Lire Juice. r
they will say the final n should be an come in some time belore the Kelseyor position, why does he not mention
In the United States
o, or in other words Haddankio Hattankio. them? I urged him or any other a recent report
(pronounced' in Japan Hattanku) and H. E. A. person who knew,ot such a thing to consul Kingston gives the following
not Hanoi kin. If the 'kio" is 4 -- give us,the fact.. D.ti he dolt iirh's description of the manufacture. of lime
dropped in Botankio, I suggest its Florida Coast,Temperatures. half column article of October 13th? .j juicejh i Jamaica; .
being' dropped in the other case, or Editor Fanner and Fruit-G rower: or has anybody 'be n'able"to: do (it i?' "The juice fn:'its', crude state is obtained
better still call it the "Kelsey" entirely, Mr. James H. White has a half column Come, gentlemen, readers of the I either by running the limes
provided there is no dispute what the article in the FARMER AND FRUIT FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, if any I I through an ordinary cane mill, when
"Kelsey" plum is. GROWER for October 13th, 1892. of you are converts to Mr. White's the same is convenient and the fruitto -
I have seen the loquat called Japan which he claims disposes ot the question theory, please answer my article of be had in !sufficient' quantities, or
medlar. Now, the English fruit, upon which I contributed to the August 4th. t by pi cing them in a squeezer especially i.
"medlar" is kept until soft before it same columns of August 4th, 1892 We wi I welcome Mr. White's when adapted to the purpose!' ."which
can be eaten, whereas the loquat has about five times the amount, and. he gtts ready to write it, but in' the seems to be the simpler and more
to,be eaten Jrtsh or ron mildews and while not an" adept at composition 1 meantime ne\corners *"&'ant to know usual plan. *.', ,-
becomes. inedible. The persimmon, boiled down that article to the shortest jvhere they can make a living at raising -I t To clarify the same re.quireS'strain'
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substance- is added to prevent decom.. Mexico, where, meeting the warm eight cents to fifteen cents per pound,
position of the vegetable matter, in air of the southern seas, they are de. 11te Vineyard for all shipments arriving in good
which shape most of the juice is ship- fleeted eastward and cross the penin- order. Now take the. lowest yield
ped from the island. sula in latitude more than a degree Edited by E. DUBOIS Tallahassee, Fla. from well grown vines and the average
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4 In order to concentrate, it is strained south of Jacksonville, leaving this yield per acre say 4000 pounds, at
from the seed and pulp and placed in section uninjured. Shall We Continue to Plant Vine- eight cents, and we have an income
-a copper battery and boiled on the Land suitable for planting the or- yards? ot $320, which far exceeds the -best
same principle as sugar, care being: ange is not very plenty but as the A NORTHERN VIEW.I profit made by our opponents else-
taken not to scorch or burn it, as that demand at the present time is not am by no means sure that the con. where. Reduce this to nve cents net,
destroys the acid. The more denselythe extremely brisk, it will probably hold tinued heavy planting of the grape and we have $200, which is surely
juice is concentrated, the more out for some time to come, and can ; will prove to be a safe commercial enough to ttisCy any one interested '
valuable it is; but it is not advisable to be bought at from $10.00 to $25 od venture. It is, doubtless, true that that vineyard culture throughoutthe
go too far, as it burns easily without per acre for pine land and from$50.00to the consumption of this fruit in a fresh lower Gulf States is nore profit-
forming a crust on the copper No $100,00 per acre, in good locationson condition is increasing at a rapid rate, ab'e than in any country in the world,
iron vessel must be used, as the iron the bank of the river.A. and it may reasonably be anticipatedthat besides being attended with less ribk.We ,
turns the acid black. F. STYLES.Oak such consumption will continue have cheap and steady transportation .i
From the latest data (the year ended Bluff Grove.Jacksonville. Fla.,Oct.27'92. increase. On the other hand, public ; we have the soil and climate; x:=
31St March, 1891)) the amount exported + sentiment grows stronger and we know what varieties succeed best, .4 1
Citrus Fruits in Mexico. against wine making, and and also know that careful
which was doubtless about all stronger we : any /
that was made, was 53,884 gallons, of Now let me show you the importsof this seems likely to diminish the de- iruit grower who will give his vines "
which 44,492 gallons went to the oranges into the United States for mand tor grapes for such purposes. good care and cultivation and pay .
United Kingdom, no to Canada, and eight years from Mexico: The grape can be, and is, successfully due regard to packing, and ship in L -
and profitably grown much good style can returns ..:
9,282 to the United States. reap ;
: December 1884, to '
2o June 8,1885
The average valuation in the export .* 18. i885, May 6.1886 ......... 10.922 10,993 farther north than any of the tree from his vineyard, whether it contains .
November 6,1886, *' March 1857.. .... 14,654 fruits since by laying down and coy '
30. .1
list is cents gallon but the twenty acres or one. =:
20 per 1887. April .888......... 13,016
price for the raw juice ranges from 18 ." 20 S., 1858, April 4 14.1889.......... 15,341 ering the vines they can be carried 4, 1839, March 17 190....... 26.424 safely through the severest winter cold. principles viticulture with due re- :
to 30 cents, according to the'supply ". 2,1890, February 19,J89I.... ..607 :
and demand, while the concentrated With judicious selection a vineyardsite gard to the needs of the soil and cultivation -, .'
juice sells according to the percentageof Peruse the above carefully and many ot even the late ripeningvarieties careful pruning, gathering .'
citric acid it contains. listen to what I have to say. mature with nearly or quite and packing nothing but well ripened ..>
Substantially the same proces is The demand for citrus fruit in the the same certainty as farther south. fruit, any intelligent horticulturist ." .
adopted in the manufacture of sour United States is increasing more rapid. As a case in point, a fine collection ot may make grape culture, at )least so .. .

orange juice, which, when concentrated ly than the rate of increase of its pop. well ripened grapes, grown in southern far as Southern Louisiana and Mississippi .:$...:'
I notice to be invoiced at from central Minnesota, was shown at is concerned more profitable in ;
45 to 50 cents per gallon; and 1,102 ulation, while the demand for foreign the New Orleans 'Exposition duringthe every way than in any portion of the ..:-
gallons, the entire amount manufactured fruits with the exception of limes and winter of 1885. Among them United States, for they cannot com'r..
during the period above stated, Mexican oranges is decreasing and were perfectly ripe Catawbas, whiCh, pete with our early crops and cheap ;
was exported to the United States. the demand for both of the latter is even in Southern Michigan and transportation.-N. O. Times Dem- {
Northern Ohio, ripen thoroughly only ocrat. .
increasing. Why? .. .,
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Orange Growing: at Jacksonville.Editor The: climate in Mexico is the native in exceptionally favorable seasons, or For Nervousness
in protected: or sheltered localities. A ..
Fanner and Pi ult-Groweri climate of citrus fruits. Southern Use Hereford's Acid Phosphate.Dr. :'
I am desirous of obtaining some California is but the border of the subsequent visit to the vineyard in W. C. HA. SCOME, Minneapolis,
information about the around citrus belt and is but the beginningboth which these specimens were grown Minn., tars: "I used it in a case of : :....
country revealed the fact that their maturitywas acute rheumatism,during con'alescencei;
climate what
in soil and of -
Jacksonville as regards orange grow- l due to the training of the vines the particular symptoms I wished to relieve .
ing also price of Jand uncultivated. Mexico is the ultimatum. You may a.low trellis with southern were sleeplessness and nervousness, /;;.
I shall be. much obliged for multiply all that has been said ot! upon a aril:: the results were ail I desired."" "
information Southern California for the growingof slope and exposuie. The vines were I ;:-- -
pamphlet or the any you can citrus fruits by two and tell the covered with earth in winter.T. T. T. H. Cone, ot Chicago, is visiting >,
give me on, subject.S.. R. BROWN truth of Mexico. They are ruining Lyon, in American Gardening.A California trying to induce the establishment :..

PARSONS Kansas. many acres of fine soil and trees ;n SOUTHERN VIEW. I of plants for the production ,,<- ..
Southern California by faulty methods The reason why grape growing is a of grape syrup, which has recently.",.
[ANSWER BY A. F. STYLES.] irrigation. Citrus fruits were never more profitable branch of horticulturein been introduced to the eastern market /\-
t Orange growing as an exclusive intended to be irrigated. the lower parts of the Gulf States and has proved salable. The syrup .-:;
business, is not engaged in, in the Citrus fruit will grow in the northern than in sections further north, is the is made by boiling or otherwise evapIfc: ;
vicinity of Jacksonville. On the east part of Mexico at an altitude of 2400 result of competition between the orating grape must, which is the juice -2.
bank of the St. Johns river, opposite feet and in the southern part at 3700 Eastern and Western producers and of the grape fresh crushed. The syrup ':..

Jacksonville, within a distance of five feet if you have citrus soil, and I be- California.To can only be made from unferJ+:
miles above and below, there are about lieve almost all the soil of Mexico is illustrate: When our grapes mented juice, and by preference is 1 .
30,000 bearing trees, the largest of the citrus, because I have had occasionto begin to ripen, beginning about June made by the "vacum" or evaporation 3;,
groves containing about 2,000 trees. make an analysis of soil from 15, for the earliest, and July i to 15 process. Syrup so made sells in .:
Taking the territory north of Julington various parts of Lower California and for our latest, there are none others to Eastern cities for $1.25 per gallon, "*; wand .
creek (which is about twenty miles in every instance have found it replete compete. It may be possible that is said to be superior in some /1 ,
south of Jacksonville} ) there are proba with the elements required for citrus our southern fruit growers may over- respects to either cane or molasses. -,
bly not less than 100,000 bearing trees fruit growing, and the geological for- stock the market between these dates, -- *or .
in the groves along the bank of the mation being primary, posttertiaryand but so far they have not done so, and How is This I /f::
river, and one fourth that number in metamorphic throughout Mexico from present indications, they never We offer One Hundred Dollars Re- ; /
the groves back of the river. as in Lower California, this soil will will. Taking this view, The Times ward for any case of Catarrh that cannot <
Very few orange trees have been be generally uniform.-Lower Cal- Democrat conscientiously believes be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. .
planted in this section since the great ifornian. tfiat in the matter of grape production, J. CHENEY& CO., PlOpS., Toledo ..,.?,
freeze of 1886, yet "the inexorable at least the Gulf States have a decided O. ; .;
logic of facts" has proved that Duval the Aged.Ace advantage 'over their brethren else- We the undersigned, have known *"f .
Advice .
county is more exempt from injurious infirmities,snch as star- where. Referring to prices, we note F. J. Cheney for the ]last 15 years, f ;
freezes than sections more than a hun Irish bowels brln-- ,weak kidneys and bladder of late that the best of California and believe him perfectly honorable ? *
dred miles further south. In this and torpid liver.Tutt's. grapes have been selling on our in all business transactions and finan-

vicinity, since '86, oranges have not streets for five cents per pound retail cially able to carry out any obligations .: :j;
been frozen, nor trees injured by the ,and three cents whoesale.: This made by their firm. *. J;
cold, while in the above named sec Pills would barely net the producer one West & Truax, Wholesale Drug- :\
tion, on more than one occasion, or- cent, if so much. New York, Ohio gusts, Teledo, 0 ; Walding, Kinnan
anges have been badly frozen and and Tennessee Concords have barely I & Marvin, Wholesale Druggists, Tol-
many trees killed by the cold. This stimulating1 bare ipecif tho effect bowels on,&these"lv1D&Datura1 organs, paid the cost of transportation, and edo, Ohio. .
apparent anomaly in a natural law is dlscharffiB nitnoni straining or we doubt if they have netted the pro Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter-
explained by the fact that the storms raping;',and ducer anything for his trouble and ex- nally, acting directly upon the l locd )
gathering in the Northwest, from I IMPARTING VIGOR pense. South California, Mississippi and mucous ''surfaces ot the system.
which our' freezes come, follow the I to the kidneys adapted, bladder to old or young and lXbey and Florida growers have lor years Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold by aid|

;"-: course. of the great rivers to the Gulf off SOLD are EVERYWHERE past made a net profit, ranging from. druggists. Testimonials! free. ', .



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: I 'FR\'dE\]' D 7'Rt1GIER and if the work has been well done as too ripe, are the best horse feed; theyeat ter how badly nipped it may be, it
good plowing ought to be, give it no the straw cleaner and do better on soon recovers on the advent of warm
Outlook for Cabbage. surface work. If, however, the work them than on any other fodder. All summer weather. It begins to ripen
Editor Parma and Fruit Grower: has been roughly done, run a coarse the oats fed in Florida can be grown about the middle of summer and con
We are receiving a number of let- harrow over it. here. tinues to yield fruit in succession until
ters just now relative to the prospects Why oats should be sown thickly CHARLES. CAMPBELL, sr, about midwinter The fruit has a
: or outlook for next season's cabbage. here, is because they do not tiller or Campbells_Plantation.S.A .Marion. -Co._ pleasant sub acid flavor and is palate.
l" crop from the truck farmers of your bunch as in colder climates; not even fresh lot of Ground Stock Feed received able to most persons in a raw state,
State, who find the season for startingthe in the very bet shell hammock lands September 16, 1892, by The Paine but when stewed few who have a
crop close at hand. do they stoo much-every farmer Fertilizer Co. A full stock always on taste for fruit will fail to appreciate it.
: .Permit us to say through the columns knows this. So any Jand which has Land. S. 0
not strength enough to stand thick Everyone pronounces Paine's Ground
of your paper, which reaches Nitrate of Soda on Strawberries.
... Stock Feed superior to all grains or cook-
seeding will not make good oats by
,,'. so many of the interested parties, Sharpless strawberries were set in edfeed. Maximum food value, minimumcost.
that the cabbage supply of the North thin seeding, as it is land unsuited to See) ad.. on page 880.
1889 on two eighth-acre plats of sandy
that grain. land unless
: and West is 'small, and the steady Very strong ,
advance in prices in every leading thickly seeded, will grow the straw loam land, both plats being manuredat '
" market is the best evidence of this too coarse and long and unsatisfactoryheads. that time with 1,500 pounds per Poultry, .
" fact. The unusually small crop of The objection to sowing pre- acre of a mixture of kainit and pre- .....
vious to December is the weather is Edited by E.W.AMSDEN Ormond, Fla.
potatoes, and high prices of same cipitated phosphate. In the spring of
Throughout the country, becomes an too warm and unsuited to oats, which 1891 nitrate of soda, 200 pounds per Preserving Esrgs-No. 2.
important factor in this connection, require cool weather; hence so many acre, was broadcasted on one plat, What is called the Havana process is
and will stimulate prices for the visi- scalded blades. When sown in De- the other remaining untreated. "A the invention of one J. M. Bain,
- cember the harvest comes in just in decided difference noticedin
; ble supply of cabbage, and continue very was
alias New Concord
Ohio poultry
time to escape the June rains. the of the the ,
-" to strengthen the market with the appearance plants on
:: approach of spring. Hence, the out- I bought from Peter Henderson & two plats, those on the untreated plat yard fraud that took in our editor fora
' look for the Florida crop, the first in Co., two years ago some 'ClydesdaleOats showing a deeper color, larger leaves free "ad" last spring. This receiptwas
'" the leading markets of the country, ," some "goose bill" barley and and a much stronger bloom." The advocated all over the country as
: is' unusually bright. The same remarks English rye. yields of berries were, without nitrate a great egg preserver and the receiptcost
will apply with similar force The oats' came up and grew off 162: quarts per plat, with nitrate 213 $2. O. Many a $2 this broughtthe
, and interest to the new potato crop beautifully for about two months. quarts per plat. advertiser, and great was the dis-
in the Southern States. New.pota- After that they commenced rustingand The gain in yield from the use of appointment,, of the purchaser. The
'" ;toes will range pretty high in the by the time my Texas Rust Proof nitrate was 51 quarts or 31 per cent., receipt is theold: lime and salt mixture,
principal markets of the country were heading, they were all fallen to and was due mainly to the increasedsize with this a few harmless ingredientsadded
the ground with the rust. The rye of the fruit the number of ber- '
:.- next April and May. ; but of no service whatever.To .
a P. M. KIELY & Co. ,neither grew well nor headed. The ries was apparently little increased.The twenty-four gallons of water add
r ST. Louis, Oct., 30. barley made the prettiest growth of berries were sold in the New twelve pounds unslacked lime and
any small grain I ever had experiencewith Brunswick markets; the selling price four pounds of salt. Stir well several
Winter Grain Culture. and up to a few days betore hare averaged ioj cents per quart. Therewas times a day for three or four days,
..' Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: vest I thought I had struck the thing therefore a gain of $5.54 per plator then let it settle until perfectly clear.
r- I have read the which would prove a blessing to $44 32 per acre. The nitrate cost Draw off all the clear water above the
carefully ar-
very Florida The stem and heads were $45 per ton, which made the cost of settlings. Put this in the vesel you
;: :tide on oats culture sent you by Mr. beautiful but the heads did not fill.
the amount used $4 50 per acre, in intend to keep the eggs in; it is suffi
: ;Carson, and endorse it all except the The failure could not be attributed reality a return of 10 cents for every cient to cover one hundred and fifty
. seed part. No oats, rye or barley either to the quality of the seed, the cent invented in the nitrate. Thereis dozen. After putting the eggs and
r, growing north of middle Georgia will land or the season. The seed of each no doubt but that this large increasein liquid in the barrel or other vessel,
make a crop in Florida. All Northern' was as fine as ever I saw, the land as yield (from nitrate of soda alone this cover the top over with a coarse cloth,
. grown oats rust in Florida and the rye strong as any I ever saw and the season year was made possible by the pres- and cover this with the settlings of
f .. and barley do not fill. !all right. There is no green= pasture ence in the soil of considerable lime and salt You can add eggs at
t Rust proof oats grown in Southernor however better for 'milk and butter amounts of mineral elements suppliedby any time; only see that the liquid
Middle Georgia, or as far north as than barley. the dressing of phosphate and pot- covers the eggs an inch or more. We
Sherman. Texas, but better about San The reason why so many fail to ash in 1889; though it forcibly illustrates have used a brick vat, and this. ; material
:- Antonio, Texas, or anywhere in Flor make oats in Florida is because of the the profit that may be derived the vat holding iooo dozen.
ida are the only sale oats to sow foulness of the ground upon which from special manuring.The Every egg was candled or tested to
x in Florida. the attempt to seed is made. above we clip from a bulletinof see that it was not cracked and was .
f The best and heaviest seeded With the immense amount of coffee
oats the New Jersey Experiment Sta fresh. Do not use the same picklebut
I have ever seen in Florida were weeds, buzzard grass, crab grass, lion. Where strawberry plants are one seascn.
M grown in the western part of Marion crowfoot grass, sand spurs, ragweed, backward it might be well to try some This man Main's receipt called for
: county, by Hun. H.V.. Long, on beggarweed, carelessweed, goldenrod nitrate of soda on them, but not later five ounces each of baking soda, cream
sapling pine land, and in Levy county and other things which grow so than January in Florida as it would, tartar, salt-peter, borax_and alum, all
on similar land. A measured bushel luxuriantly during the rainy season, be likely to make the fruit too soft for of which are worthless. This was
.. of these oats weighed 33 Ibs. and the no living man can succeed in puttinga shipment. only a blind; the preserving materialwas
seed was Florida grown. crop ot small grain in as it ought to the salt and lime.
The best sheaf oats I have ever seen be. Hence the gruund should either Tree Tomato.
.: i in Florida-and as good as I ever saw, : be seeded to peas in August or turned I have made favorable mention of THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN'S PROCESS.
< were grown by myself on a piece of I under in September and left fallow till the value of this plant for culture i in Having filled a clean barrel or keg
r uuland hammock alter a crop of peas. December. the hills in the annual reports of this with fresh eggs, cover them with cold
w The peas were picked the latter part Now, any land which will grow all garden for several years pat, and now salicylic water. The eggs must be
( of. September, the oats were sown the stuff 1 have named is not poor land. can only repeat the same favorable kept covered with the water, and the
broadcast, 2 bushels to the acre, the There are however thousands of acres opinion. In spiteof all that ,has been whole covered with cloth. To make
middle of December and plowed under of land in Florida which does grow all advanced in its lavor, the plant is still the salicylic solution; one teaspoonful
: pea vines, leaves and all, with a this stuff and fails to make a fair crop far from being so common as it deserves -i of the acid in boiling water for every
: one horse Texas Ranger plow and left of oat, but only for the reason 1 have to be. I gallon wanted. It is not necessary to
neither harrowed bru hed. stated. stockof boil all the water for the acid will
so, nor > The garden possesses a large! I
t, The seed was the Texas Rust Proof. Oats however will' some times fail young plants and can also supply dissolve in a less quantity, and you
,' Harrowing or brushing causes the here as elsewhere, even with the very seeds in moderate quantity. I there- I can add the rest cold. Keep the so-'
L, surface to pack too much and dry out. best seeding and culture, as they did fore again beg to draw the attentionof lution from all contact with metal.
Oats like any other grain want to be this last season from drouth.I interested parties to this valuable Salicylic acid is harmless and can be
/': ., put in clean and to 'a sufficient depth do not approve of burning off but fruit-bearing shrub through the 'bought for $1.75 a pound.THE .
I to insure them moisture. The surest rather than not get my oats in clean I medium'' of this report. I BOSTON GLOBE PROCESS
way to do this is to broadcast a crop; would do so. The plant is of easy culture, of l is to pack them in clear dry sand,
of bunch peas in August, pasture them Now this letter long enough and rapid growth and is in full bearing at small end down. This is to prevent ..
f" in October and the first part of No. some will pronounce it dogmatic, butit three years from the seed. It succeedsin the yolk from dropping down on to J JI
vember, sow your oats the middle oft is my experience after nine years of any good soil and is perfectly hardy the shell. One person says they keep ..\
December, and plow under with cither oats sowing in Florida. I will con up to elevations of,6,000 feeL Frosts I'I good for six months packed in this ':
one or two-horse plows or twisters, clude by saying sheaf oats when not injure, but seldom kill it, and'no mat. way. :1

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THE POULTRY MESSENGER I the ingredients thoroughly. Then 'counts for her success sometimes. The trying, and is certainly worth knowing -

says: Rub the eggs; well with pure add tobacco dust, one quart; sulphur, greater loss of young turkeys is due to if true. -
linseed oil, and let it dry on the.,shell, I one pound; insect powder, one pound. the large gray lice, which work on the Those who are afraid of their honey
and pack in some dry material They I i Mix again thoroughly. Sift out the : heads and throats, but which cannot crystalizing must remember to keep it

will keep fresh for six months in any : lumps, and you have a large quantityof be seen except by a close examination. where the light will not fall upon it.
climate.THE material ata small cost. STRAW INSTEAD OF ROOSTS.The Dealers have more need to make a

FARMER'S LEDGER EXPERIMENT FEEDING MEAT. The cheapest formis frequent injuries from roosts and the note of this than beekeepers, as they "
cook of weakness that often put'it in the sunlight that it may
to meat, to pieces by boiling. many cases leg occur
: They have tried nearly all
lays Then add a mixture of equal parts of among the heavy' hens of the large be seen and advertised, and when it
methods of preserving eggs, including middlings, pea meal, ground oats, anda breeds has opened for discussion the "sugars," as they call it, they blame
Hine's which is largely lime
process, little salt. Such food will contain question of dispensing with roosts in the beekeepers for adulterating it.
and salicylic acid, (we have tried nearly all the elements required, and the poultry house. It is a fact that It is said that the honey crop of
that in Florida and cold
), will not only prove excellent for.laying roosts sometimes take up about one- California in 1884 was 9,000,000-
storage, eggs smeared with melted hens, but also for growing chicks. third of the space in the house, and if pounds. The largest crops since have .
beeswax the best .
were preserved.THE been 1886 and
some plan can be devised for doing 1890, 5,000,000
PRAIRIE FARMER CRAMPS IN YOUNG DUCKS.They away with them, it will be an advan- pounds each year. This year it is :
says : The keeping of eggs being are caused by allowing them to go in- tage. Straw or hay is suggested, but not expected to exceed 1,000,000 ;
the when The
almost wholly a question of tempera young. supposition should such be used, the house must pounds. .
ture and exclusion of air, it follows that water is necessary for be cleaned out daily. All such com- Aside from the honey stored by the. .
that which will do both in the cheapestand I young ducks ,has proved erroneous. plaints as bumble foot, leg weakness, busy bee the Rhode Island experiment '
Perfect'dryness and warmth are essential station the belief that the
most effectual way, is the best. crooked breast bone and frosted toes expressess
to them, while dampness in any influence bees and insects exert in the ,
Hence eggs are kept in great numbersin would be avoided by keeping large
is fatal and should be avoided. '
cold storage; but this is expensive, shape fowls on straw. It is admitted that proper fertilization of'the flowers of 1'",
and says if eggs are packed in land MILK FOR POULTRY.There is noth- the small and active breeds, which can fruits and vegetables is of far greater

plaster, and the work is done carefully, ing better for adults or chicks, and it fly on or off the roosts easily, should importance than is' generally allowed.To .
all the eggs are sound and do not may be given sweet, as buttermilk, or have roosts, but for large and heavy beekeepers 'tempted to use old
touch each other, and the temperaturenot as curds. As milk contains all the breeds no doubt the use of straw is sections, Mr. C. H. Dibbern says, .\.
allowed to go above 75 degrees, elements of food, it not only suppliesthe preferable. "If intended for market it is poor'
the result in every case will be satis material for growth of young r policy, as it is discounting the crop in "k"
Don't become constipated. Take BEECHAX'S I
factory. chicks, but is composed largely ot PILLS."Cleanio". advance. r ,
E. W. A. albumen, which is a prime ingredientin T The American Bee Journal says : ,
the white of for cleansing and polishing "Honey should be ripened in the hive
[To be continue]
brass tin
gold plated
before extracted. It be
WARM MESS.-By cooking up is manufactured by The Paine FertilizerCo. being may
The White Plymouth Rooks.I plenty of turnips and potatoes, and ., of Jacksonville, Fla, See ad. on stored in stone jars, in tin tanks or in ..
page 880. Samples sent free of chargefor wooden barrels, care being taken not
would like a few words with thickening the same with one part corn trial.
to have wood which will taint the
meal and two of middlings, quite a
Rock breeders. The
honey. Zinc or galvanized must
nutritious meal may be made up for a
Plymouth Rock is a fowl for every- morning mess. If milk is added, so Apiary. not be used for storing honey under -
body. Almost every one knows their any circumstances."
much the better. A little salt to suit
merits, both for eggs and most as the taste, and a few pinches of ginger Honey does not granulate in the
broilers and roasters. They are large will make it very accptable.THE Bees and Honey. comb as' quickly as after it is ex- ; ,.:.
enough for all market purposes. The Have the place where the bee hives tracted. ,
white plumaged bird dresses best, CosT.-A broiler will cost five to.stand the winter The pure Italian worker bee has the :
are during one '
because it has no dark pin feathers. cents a pound in feed up to the age of three golden bands very distinctly '":' ;
Now I find breeders of the white three months. To keep a hen one that will not be subject to tne extreme marked but the drones are often notf r:

variety are breeding them too light in year will cost about one dollar. The changes of heat and cold, whether in so plainly marked, but if the under

weight. I have been hunting for a quarters can be built for about one the cellar or out of doors. Shelter side of the abdomen is of a bright yel- .:.

cockerel to weigh over eight pounds, dollar per head for the number of them from the cold north winds and low they may be considered pure. .
and I find it hard to obtain.; I could :. fowls to be kept. The house should shade them from the hottest rays of The pact that honey does not gran-
easier find a ten pound barred cockerel have about five square feet of room for the sun. ulate is not a sure proof of adultera :

than an eight pound white. Of each hen. These estimates may vary A writer in Bee Gleanings says that tion.To :
course the barred are much more but they are nearly correct. the black bees and Italian bees often have good honey and have it 1 '

plentiful, but why are breeders using DYSENTERY IN FowLS.-Give two cross, though the hives are five miles keep well, do not extract any honey i .I'
. such light stock ? grain powders of Mercurius Vivus, jxt apart, and they have been known to until it is well capped over; do not. .-.
Several years ago we had hens that every thirty minutes until three are do so when seven miles apart. expose it to the sun either after or '
weighed eight pounds. Too large is taken, then. every three hours until Prof. Cook, of Michigan, has tested before extracting, and do not offer it
not desirable, but let us keep them decided improvement in discharge. several plants as especial crops for for sale either in the comb or extracted ,.
up to the standard-cockerel eight Follow up with Nux Vomica, jxt two honey, but thus far fails to find one until it has been kept in a cool), dry
pounds, cock g% pounds. Breed pellets night and morning for a few that will be profitable unless the crop place for several weeks to ripen up.
from your largest hens and pullets days to keep up the strength of the can also be utilized for some other pur- There is no more excuse for sellingh
only, using the largest, most vigor. bird. Give every few hours a five- pose. We doubt if any of them would ney direct from the hive than there
ous cockerel you can obtain. Be !sure grain capsule full of burnt brandy. produce much more honey than cloveror would be for selling cheese the day r
your stock contains no Leghorn Give for food cracker or stale bread buckwheat, and we know what use it comes out of the press. aNew
blood. If it does it will show in the soaked in scalded milk ; also scalded to make of them beside the honey that honey sometimes has an effect ....
ear lobes. When you have them (or milk for drink. can be obtained from them. similar to that of intoxicating liquors

any stock) hatched, feed them so TURKEY HENS AS MOTHERS.-The There is no better preventive of when eaten freely direct from the hive. .
they can get their full size. If you frequent remark that the turkey hen trouble from bee-moths than to be sure This is supposed to be the result of '
feed sparingly your stock will be under will have better success in raising her that the colony is strong and has the formic acid which is put into it by ;,', .

size. Then, again, it will pay in young if she is allowed to carry themto plenty of food. the bee to preserve it. It is this ,, .
dollars to push the growing st ck.- the fields and manage them in her A correspondent of the Agriculturist which gives it a peculiar flavor, and .. A -

Farm Poultry. own way, is true so far as the young says he rears about 100 queens each is the same acid which is the poison .
turkeys are concerned after they have year, artificially:, and keeps none over given by the sting, or so say some of .-fie,
KEEP THE HENS FROM THE STABLES. reached the age of ten or twelve weeks, the second winter, as two-year-old the experts. In olden! times a very .
-Such hens indicate that their owners but the turkey hen is just as unfortunate queens raise too many drones.A intoxicating liquor, known as mead 0:
have not provided for them. Give the used to be made by the
with very young turkeys as are writer in the British Bee Journal or metheglin, -
hens a place for themselves, and let the persons who take charge of the, advocates bee stings as a cure for fermentation of honey and water a
the animals have the'stables. hens and broods. The fact is that rheumatism, and reports having cureda which was said to have all the bad '.

LINSEED CAKE.-A small piece of young turkeys are very susceptible to friend who had suffered from that effects of wine, and to possess none of ;' .

roken linseed cake, three time week, dampness, and as they feather very disease for years by a few stings judiciously its good qualities.-American. Cultiva. \
will be found excellent for the fowls.It rapidly they require plenty of nitrogenous administered to the afflicted tor. ..

assists in regulating digestion, pro- and mineral food, which must parts, giving him eight stings on the .
motes health, and serves as a change, be supplied. It happens that the 11th of the month, and 16 the next All quotations made by The Paine Fer- r
but do not feed much of it at a time.A turkey hen secures a greater variety( day, then a third dose of 12 stings on tilizer Co., of Jacksonville, Fla., willbein :
view of great rivalry and to meet
POWDER FOR VERMIN.Carbolicacid suitable food when she is running at the 27th to relieve a slight return of possible competitor. and should secure every: "

one ounce; lime, one peck. Mix large than when confined, which ac- the, old trouble. It m& worth your orders. .


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: .
.STEPHEN POWERS., Editor. strawberry and other plants very back. issue a similar census, but it seems to Lake and Orange counties, at 1,000.000
balance of State, section
I. P.O.Address Iwtey,FUu boxes: principal
i ward, and the grower' should seekto be. confined to their own line. From the Withlacoochee, Dade City,Plant City,

CONTENTS. warm up the sodden land with advance sheets of it we take a few Manatee river and the country from Bar-
F tow to Charlotte Harbor will make up
judicious of seed figures for comparison. They first
--- applications cotton another 1,000.000 boxes. This shows an
GftOTB JUTO ORCHAK>-Mor About Orchard Protection last the aggregate of over 3,800,000 boxes,and, in
meal or nitrate of soda. With care figure represents year's crop;
f ; .863 the opinion of the writer, we may see a
.'letter from Japan;Florida Temperatures; these may be used safely on strawberry second, this year's: 3,500,000-box crop,especially if the warm
J The Relation of Bee to Fruit; Lime ; j 864
t. : Orange Growing at Jacksonville; Citrus. plants up to Christmas, and almost Sanford, 119,100 boxes; this year, weather that we are now having keepsup
and fruit continues to in size.A .
I'n1Jta'ln Mexico; 65TnVcriTA&i Oviedo
.', time 72,025, 54.325;
; ; any on vegetables.The 102,000 short cry really never benefittedany
>-Shall We Continue to Plant Vine- I -
t' yards 865 I Fort Reed, 24,900,. 13,200; Upsala,. one, ; it has made the trade lose money
A. J'aJlDDD TRUOOB-Outlook for Cabbage;Win- elegantly printed and illustratedand in the past, and the grower to hold his
9,175,3,585: Longwood 17,565, 14-
ter Grain Culture; Nitrate of Soda on Strawberries fruit, and afterwards to throw it upon a
; Tree Tomato- 6G6Poux.TBY accurately descriptive catalogueof 225; Altamonte, 12,700, 12,750; Mait- market already overloaded.
-Prterrlnff Eggs,No.2&i . 8G6 Reasoner Bros., Oneco, Fla., is Park There has been a great deal of fruit
The White Plymouth Bocks; Notes; .. 867 land, 30,550, 38,250; Winter local
in the State by speculators,
.,AJ"u.aI'-BeeI" and received. It is almost a treatise on bought
honey; 867EDITOEIAL
i Orlando 78- if the market is
18,075,12,575; 77,290, who will hold the fruit
-in Orange Census Need of
r Statistics; .. .. ; .Orange.. 868 semitropical vegetation in itself. This 396 Formosa 3,635 Pine strong, otherwise it will be dumped over
.MAKIUTS; .. .. 869 large establishment of acres ; 4,390 board for any one else to buy, they for
400 ,
OcaYopKOFou -John Liked Fun; 8TO Castles,ISO, 2,415; Conway, 2,595, feiting whatever margin has been put up.
.': STATE: Niws-Iterns; -. 870 planted well down toward the Ever- Kissimmee 24,567 to secure the trade.
3,950; 17,735, ;
Ova RURAL HOME-Tobacco; The Cape Jasmine; is the advance of civilization
glades, guard a could
jif f Razorback Hams; Cottolene Receipts; Crystalllzed Campbell, 1,575, 4,75; Haines City, Any well informed grower
;. Oranges; Florida Rrclp; -, I 871 which cannot much longer be .
the above to pieces.For
Winter Haven 1,275,1,675 pick
.:; Gunaa .&5D LAwv-loee*for Budding; Flower 400, 700; ;
Oardenlnh'lortdaii.auagdotr; I Names of Shippers Who Hare Pledged Krult refuge. In their preface they
say. her
counties. Brevard according to
r .' for the Steamer FthelwoM November 15, 400, 23,350.. ,
r 1392; Ready for the Cargo; 8i2r "From the capitalist we invite special own assessors, did not produce last
A Real Blood iU* ; 818 Need of Orange Statistics.The .
correspondence on the subject of(
boxes Vulusia
Xmt'TTHWTKaalrCornMUd.873 year over 180,000 ; ,
L. i JLLLUVCX The People's Advocate; Argument on I growing sisal hemp and cinnamon in last issue of the New York
East Putnam not:
not ,
g:. the Fence Question;Fence Him Out; The Dual I over 500,000;
.. ,- .. Florida." Fruit Trade Journal says, editorially:
:,,' Less Farmer -874 over 100,000 ; St. John's, say 50,000
Since the coralling of forces has taken
t I The Ocala papers describe a new For California to ship canned corn place, as in the instance of exchangesand Duval say 50,000; Total 880,000

r- suburb of that city, named Havana, to the Eastern markets ((6,200 cases associations throughout the State, it boxes. This year the crop will be
has become a common nuisance to have
No find million
were reported for the three months less. man can a
where six large cigar factories are already the Florida orange crop misrepresented.

k; built or in building and 130workmen's ending October 1)) may well. be called Buyers from Northern cities go in for boxes or anything near it, east of the
r purchasing,on these officials' and
reports. St. His other estimates
Johns. cannot
cottages either erected or sending owls to Athens. If Floridacan what has been the result? The answer is ;

contracted for. once get into the habit of canning, too obvious to repeat here. stand.
The Fruit Trade Journal stands the
.- as California has, there is no telling mediator between grower, shipper as and Again, this correspondent says "A '

The Southern Express Company what she will ship North. The time receiver, and is allied to no one branchof great deal of fruit has been boughtup

will run refrigerator cars this season once was when the old prospector the record fruit busiuess. In its reports it by local speculators." Our information
has a of securing and giving the
in the fruit and vegetable trade. An could not penetrate the most remote 'truth/' which is the most beneficial all is that most ot the purchasers so

kt.t. experimental car has already been and inaccessible nook of the mountains around.liars"Who benefits by the '"orange far are representatives of solid Northern -
crop report? It is the "few" large
r tested with fish and oysters, and is in California without finding a growers who sell in time, and the many firms, but that thef only buy a

said to have successful. tin with its small ones who hold,too, with a tenacitythat
: ? proven can ripped and jagged few crops and then begin to solicit
is only broken when they get their
mouh; staring at him. Now that State. returns. The truth in the subject is best consignments.The .
The Southern Fruit Grower is
a is repaying the debt in good fashion.So for all; every deal is then upon some wide divergence between the
r: slender advertising sheet, printed in positive basis of figuring.
let us hope Florida may soon do. We New York views of the growers and those of the
DeLand published in Jacksonville give our contemporary
.. ,
buyers is Caused by the
credit for intentions and every year
good an
and giving quotations on sixteen grades Our readers' attention is called to
t evident fairness but it is sin astonishing lack of precise information -
of at time when there spirit ,
oranges a wa the new advertisement of the Baltimoreand
\\1:<' practically only one grade in market, Jacksonville steamer, Brixham gularly lacking in that worldly wisdom. as to crop prospects. The Flori-
da Fruit Exchange ought to collect
: which is in the
a always expected jour
: namely, drops. Her rate on oranges will be 35 centsa
fuller statistics. Their Executive
nalistic craft and is
easily gulled.
box to Baltimore. She is practicallyunder
k. One of the old and solid Jacksonville Witness the unquestioned credulity Committee this )ear estimated the
,: the same management as the
seed and fertilizer houses is W. Merchants' Steamship Company, ply. with which it recently printed the crop at 2,500,000 boxes.

A. Bours & Co. Their new price lists ing to New York. The rate on the Munchausen story from a Denver correspondent I Another very competent Jackson-

t. for the approaching season are now is as to a noted California : sonville estimator, whose interest
latter 30 cents a box. These steam.

t. ,ready. Special and choice fertilizers, ers have an eligible pier in New York, .Bruit grower who was about to engage should ally him to the growers, in

like/ nitrate of soda, cottonseed' meal, that at the foot of Desbrosses street, extensively in the cultivation oi figs private conversation places the figuresat

etc., together with a high grade of close to the commission houses. It is and olives in Colorado I 3,000 ooo boxes.

farm and garden seeds, ar: in their used by the Albany boats during the In another column of the paper we THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWERwill

r' line. summer, but in the winter they tie up. find a letter from an Orlando corre never knowingly print word to

'.. For supercargo of the Ethelwold This makes three steamers running spondent, from which we extract a few mislead the growers: but it prefers to

;. the following -gentlemen have been regularly in the orange trade, besidesthe paragraphs: give facts only-so far as obtainableand --

Now, the ratio of increase, with ordinary not advice. We quite agree with
nominated: John S. Wyckoff, of Citra; Clyde, the Mallory and the Ocean conditions, would give us at the our New York that the

C: I -e E. O. Painter, of DeLand; M. E. Steamship Company. lowest calculation, 4,500,000 boxes (the contemporary
increase must be credited to underestimates of the
> i every year orange crop
.Eichelberger, of Ocala; R. D. Fuller, the into and bear-
An Orange Oensus. groves coming bearing, which have'been made in
:. of Palm Springs; G. W. Wilson, of ing ones whose capacity has been enlargedby
Last year about this time the South age and larger growth); allow that we years have done the growers no good,
'v subscribers
Oaklawn. All the
): to .
r cargo Florida Railroad issued a pamphlet of are short 1,500,000 boxes, we still have a but rather harm in the outcome. -
"j should send in their votes to the net .3,000,000 boxes. .
i: over 100 pages, giving the names and So much for crop figures, as based on I
._ Times Union one vote for "The weakest must to the "
s every the go wall.
addresses of all the past. Now,as to what the crop looks
.: twenty-five boxes pledged. orange growers like to one who has made a thorough canvass Salvation Oil, the best of liniments, is
r. 1 along its line and all its branches and of the State for two months, allow bound to outstrip all competitors. It is

r. A celebrated(farmer of England said connections, including Indian River. me to say that it will be over 9,000,000 good and cheap. 25 cents
boxes, made up as follows: On the east -
: : '; more than a century ago : UD youth Estimates of all the growers' crops side of the St. Johns river, including the Many Persons pre broken

( ." scares, but too much water utterly were printed, having been furnishedby Halifax and Indian river country, at a dorm from overwork or lioosehold cores.

t ," : "- .destroys the hopes of the farmer." the growers to the station agents. Ocala full 1,000,000 and west boxes of the; the Johns river north over of titer Brown's aids dig Iron stiat'Bitters- remove*ezccu rciniId3tlu of Ultf ,

, :. '. The phenomenal rainfall has made This year .the company is about to 300,000 boxes; the country south of Ocala, and cures: maladA t the geaulao.r .

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1 Nouat u 8, 1892] THE '
f. I

."-""- Names of Shippers Who Have Intosh; A. J. Cassady Lisbon; DanielFoley < .1 ]VI lPl\e s. I Oa& oEs.-A MINNEAPOLIS few have been, Oct.received, 3h '"

" Fruit the Steamer Killarney P. C. Webster, Ki-
Pledged for ; ,from Florida and they are lolling

Ethelwold, November 15. larney; George Woodward, DeLand; JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov. 2. around at 3.25 to 3.75 per box. The sup-
:Mrs. General Sanford, Belair Grove ply of Jamaicas and LOuisiana is fair.
Ocala ;
D. E.
: Eichelberger, 30 FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. choice box 3.25 to 3.50
, & Co. Sanford Farm Louisiana, per ;
boxes; A. L. Eichelberger, Ocala, Sanford; Chase ; (Corrected to date by Marx Bros.] per barrel 5.00 to 6.00; Jam: ras, per
er Bros., Lake Mann; Mr. W. N ,. These are average quotations. Extra choice barrel, 7.50 to 8.50: per box 4.50 to 5.00: t
boxes Charles W. White; Citra,, Manatee co. 20 tots fetch prices above top quotations while poor
300 ; Dick, Palmetto, lots sell lower. Florida, per box,3.50 to 3.75.

boxes? Frederick DeBary, orange boxes Mrs. C. S. Noble, Montclair, Oranges ,__..._..__..._ ,?,,. 1.75 to 2.5 -
300 ; Kakis. slow sale, per too_......_......._ .50 ST. Louis October 31.ORaNor .
grove in Enterprise, Warren street,, Lake Co., 25 boxes.. Apples,,bbL....... a.2.00 50 to to 3.Lemons 3-00. .-Liberal offerings,for which

New York City, 300 boxes B. I. For the Cargo. .. Messina...._....... ........, 5.,50 the demand is good, for local as well as

Rames, Ocoee, 300' boxes; Charles: Beady Limes ., ",,0 to to.SO 6.00 order account. We quote : Mexican .

. H. Foster; Manatee, 300 boxes; Gree Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Bananas Pineapples bunch...... 5:00 1.50 to I.:: $4.50; Florida.Brighta, 4 to 4.25; Russets,
I am glad to report the fact that the Potatoes barrel. 2.65107.$; 3.50 to 5.75; Louisiana, 3 to 3.25 per box: .,.
&Thomas, Ocala, 300 boxes; F. G Early Rose for seed................. 3.25; and 6 6.50 bbl.LEuoss.Offerings. .
Sampson, Boardman, 300 boxes; W steamer Ethelwold will reach Fernar sweet.bushel..... ............ to per liberal], and for

A. Green Boardman, 300 boxes; J. dina on November 2d, instead of the Onions crate..........-::. j.ootoi.a; selected fruit there was a moderately
L. Beers boxes George Onions bbs! ..._.............._!..... 3.25 good demand at steady prices. Consign-
Emporia, zoo ; loth, and will remain there for the Turnips 2.00
.. ments of Florida in original
Frost Altamonte boxes .
Springs, 200 ;; Beets 2.SO
inspeciion of orange shippers unti 2.SO of which there were considerable offering -
L. F. Tilden Oakland, 300 boxes; J. Parsnips, 2.SO while lower than the selectedwere
H. Sadler Oakland boxes! F. E. I dispatch her for London, which Radishes dozen....................... .-40 selling
300 ; Celery........_....................... 50 to .60 moving fairly well. We quote :
Willis, Oakland, 300 boxes; Mr. Mote will be promptly on November i5th,, Egg Plants, .. .05 to..otReam. Maioris per box 8.50 to 0.00;.Florida ,

Leesburg 300 boxes; F. P. Kenney,, with the cargo of Florida oranges we Tomatoes..crate........................ I.SO I.SO 4.00 to 6.50. .. ..

Fruitland Park ISO boxes; G. Swan, have been promised from shippers. squa-hcs, slow sale bbl. ... ......... too .to 1.5Grapes
,black,5-lb.basket.. feel weak
Oak Hill boxes \Vm. Cain care 8.occ If you -
100 ; Malaga ... 7.00 to
Wm H. Creel, Eagle Lake, Polk co.., We have gone to this very heavy; Guavas.3.peckcrate...... ... .... i.o and all worn out takeBROWN'S
100 boxes; C. B. Smith, Jacksonville, expense as regards demurrage, in orqer POULTRY AND"EGGS. BITTERS

boxes Brown Lock Lax to further indicate our good fait) Hens....... ....$ .30 to ..3Roosters IRON
100 ; J. 32 .- to .3 .
Ocala boxes S. M. Stephens, in this prolect, and by this action we< Broilers. to .25
100 of the
; At meeting of the
show the Florida shipper that Turkeys.................. x.ootoi.a a growers
Lakeland, Boo boxes; J. V. L. Clark orange ... to ..3Geese Indian River Orange Growers' Asso.

son. Eirnesiville, Pasco co.tooboxes. ;; there will in be no disappointment the and :gp.............................._ ..... .50 to .75 2l ciation at their office at City Point, this ...
H L. DcFo'est, Birmingham, Conn., no delay getting steamer away the. 25th day of Oct bet; 1892 the ...

100 boxes:; Judge G. W. Means. Evin on the date now named. NEW YORK, Oct., 31. following plan was submitted by J. S.'

ston, Flj., 100 boxes; J. Brown, Ocala,. We want every shipper to to sfi Apples are receiving attention on the< Watson for the sale of Indian River

100 boxA.. C. Barr Daytona, iobuxo < the quantity pledged, from his ship market. Kings are quoted at 2.50 to :
ping station on November nth if pos 3.50 Oravenstein 3104; 20-oz. Fall pippin oranges
\ -; R. P. Burton, Leesburg 100< ; I. That the they be
sible and not later than November: and Greenings 2 to 3; Baldwin, oranges
boxes G. Speer Oakland 100< ,
: J. the river one of
Spitz and Northern Spy 1.50 to 2.25, and sold on through agent
boxes: E. H. Willis 'Oakland, .ldO common down to 1. Pears are firm and the Association.

b 'xe,; Mrs. I..ahella Stark, 100 boxes; Shippers desiring to help this ex somewhat scarce. The Beurres range II. That they also be packed and

Nelson Bros., .0 iedo, 100 boxes; port project, open up a new market, from 3.75 to 7: Duchess and Kieffer 3.50( one management to insure
George A. ,Miner, care H L. Hart and encourage what will be a neces to 4.50,and cooking 2 to 2.75. Florida ay and regularity of packageand

Palatka boxes George E. Pybus. sity to Florida in the future-the< oranges: are steadily arriving in larger economy '
100 ; .
quantities, though mostly! 'green.E. pack.
markets of Europe-can send on
Fruitland Park boxes E. K. H. .
50 ; III. That the commission for. selling
L. Goodsell reports-Florida: oranges -
ih ir fault consigned to me at Fer-
)) Aeth, Kathleen 50 boxes; Henry] that have reached IM up to the will not exceed five per cent.

G. L'Estrange, Kathleen, 50 boxes; nandina. There will be plenty of present have been in poor condition and IV. That the agent will issue a cir-

H. S. Chambers, Orange Lake, 50 room for all such surplus as may thus: from 2 to 2.50 have been the top prices.A ular to ail buyers and fruit dealers in
boxes Dr. Ocala boxes come forward, as we have} only about few Florida lemons only made $2.80,,
; Bloody, 50 ; inferior in the United States setting forth the
boxes while the being very quality.
E. E Ropes. Astor, 50 boxes; Clark 10,000 pledged Sweet potatoes Southern Yellow,, sense of this meeting, fully explaining
wil boxes.
son Bros., Tampa, 50 boxes; W. F steamer carry 20,000 prime, 1.87 to 2.00; potatoes, Long Island,, our method of disposing of our crop

Miner, Ocoee, 50 boxes; B. M. Bur. Next Saturday I will send you acut i.75to2.25:; ; cabbage Flat Dutch, per and asking them .o be represented bya

deft, Killarney 50 boxes;; G. W. Ger of the steamer, which, if you will] 100, 4,00 to 6.00; string beans, Southern,, wire write said
here or
Southern buyer or
print in columns, you'will give Basket 75c to 1.00; peas, ,
aid boxes Dr. A. A. your
Leesburg, So ; I
readers an idea of what kind ol basket 1.00 to 1.50. ... agent for prices, terms, etc. '
Stivender Eldorado boxes Hiram your -
50 ( ; V. Said agent shall be subject to
I have chartered.
Gantt, Kenderton, 50 boxes; John PHILADELPHIA, Oct., 31. the Association in all his actions.VI. .

Hugnes, Ocoee, 50 boxes:; T. C. Webster That we have spared no expense: to The glutted condition of this fruit The Association is to make the
Oakland boxes E. P. New get the best fruit carrier obtainable, is Domestic
50 ; market is about clearing away. price. '
hart Ocoee 50 boxes; C. H. Tilden illustrated by the fact that we have grapes have not beeu arriving in such We the undersigned members of
paid $1,500 more for the Ethelwold vast quantities, and market presents ,
Oikland boxes Mrs. Eva Kelkoff,
50 ; Indian River Growers' -
have obtained firm in wholesale way; !he Orange :
than: we could an A. very appearance
DeLand, 50 boxes; Sv Honeywell, ten pounds Concords at 20c, and 5-lb. Association hereby approve of the
No. fruit steamer now due in New
D.:Land, 50 boxes; G. A. Drake, i baskets at 12Mc to 13c. Florida oranges general principles of the above plan
boxes C. E. Kirk De York with a cargo of fruit, which be- hand freely with light
DeLand, 50 ;" are coming to when the majority of the members of
Land 50 boxes;. Isaac S'uart, Da sides, would carry 25,000 boxes of demand only, prices ranging from 2.50 the Association have signed the same
Land. boxes Hulst IJe- ora n ges. to 2.75 per box.
50 ; George with us, and we recommend that a
of those who have
The names
land 50 boxes; Cnarles Nicholson, CHICAGO,Oct., 31. meeting be held at City Point, No-
fruit and also the number of -
care Bennett Bros., Ocoee, 50 boxes; The receipt of oranges now coming ins vember loth, 1892, to consider and
will be sent that the
H. Biker Bennett Bros. you, so and while it
George care : not"really attractive yet, perfect> the details of the plan. A.
Ocoee,50 boxes; Major General Swin Florida representative who is to go sells, the trade is in a rather slow and Brady, Geo. W. Holmes, A. L. Hatch,
Box Ocoee boxes B. B. with the steamer can be. selected by guigt[ way,and prices have not materially
726, 50 ; November loth. changed. There are now ouly a few \Vm. H. Sharpe, C. M. Brock, C. L.. *

Else, Orlando, 50 boxes! ; E. Jeffords, The London market has already peaches received;quality is fair; at the Faber, H. S. Black, A. Faber, E. W.

Armour, 25 boxes; Arthur G. Sel- same time demand is now very narrow, Sail, G. E. Chester, A. N. Mathes, _
wyn, Oakland: 25 boxes; W. Salisbury, been selected by'cable advice from'I and the trade is no longer of much im- G. B. Rumph.Titusville Star. ," "' --.'-

Merritt, Indian River, 25 boxes; C. England, for the reason that better portance. The arrivals of pears have ..-. ,J.I" .

C. Shooter, Box 96, Waldo, 25 boxes; prices will be obtained there than about ceased. No choice sound fruit IF ro UR JIA CK rnrfi.. **
elsewhere. noticed on sale and for soft stock dealers Or you are all worn out,rcatlygood for nothing -
Kelly & Campbell, Crescent City, 25 have'to take what they can get.'ineapples it la general debility. TryJJroirA'A .
H. Limb DeLind I wish you would impress upon Ilt.OX 1tl TE1t3.
boxes; J. 25 sell rather slow.GRAPES.NiagaraBaskets
cleanse liver, giro
the of It will cure you your
boxes; H. J. Witmishurst, care Put- every: orange shipper necessity 8 to bib, a Rood appetite.

nam House, D Land, 25 boxes; J. C. establishing a good reputation for his 18 to 20. LEMONS-Messina\ fancy, per .

Robinson, Oakland, 25 boxes; R.. brand> in England. This can be done box, 7.00 to 7.50; Maiori\ 8.00 to 8.50. A. A.Geroe. W. B.Geroe.

Cowan, Fruitland Park; Dr. Richard. by sending good quality, well packed )RANOES-Florida-Boxes, choice ripe, Established 1870.
and when I .00 to 3.75; boxes green. 3.00 to 3.25. :
and selected -
son, Evinston; Mr. Banks, Evinston; oranges >ouisiana-Barrels, good high color, 4.00 V. A. GEROE & SON.,

Mr. Price, Macintosh; ; Mr. Love, say that the reputation of ,a shipper :4.50; boxes, 2.50 to 2.75. Jamaica 505 507, 509 Monroe Street

Leesburg; G. Wilson, Orange Like; once established in the European Barrels, choice to fine, 6.00 to 7.00. TOLEDO, OHIO.

Captain Sims Ocoee A. Edwards, markets in these porticulars, such a PINEAPPLES-Choice per dozen 2.50 to
f ; 3.00.. Green choice bushel. 1.10 to Importers and Dealers in-
will fi cents box more peas,
Eustis; Nelson E. N. Dall, 180 E. one get ty per

B ly street,Jacksonville;John Hughey. than careless. packer and shipper. Yellow.1.40; cabbage choice,, 1.75 per to 100,2.00 3.00; ;potatoes onions, oreign and Qoinestie Fruits\( mil froiacc.'FLORIDA ,. .

Ocoee_ ; W. J. Miner, Ocoee; Mr. Foley E L. GOODSELL, Rose, Wisconsin, 60 to 65c; .Burbanks' .. -
Killarney? :Mr. Gateskill:, Mac- ., 103. PARK PLACE,. N.. Y.- hive, 66 to 700' FRUITS A SPECIALTY

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the celebrated Michigan grindstonesare the fertility of our soil and the high I

Our youn FoIl\s.\ I sI a e ]Jfetfs. made. cultivation of our orchards. If thereis

I another State in the Union that
He informed the of ''the
John Liked Fun. t R. C. M. Crawford, of Micanopy, Leader that he estimated reporter the orange; produces tropical and Northern fruit

John was tricky. Those who thought in let it "step to the front.PensacolaNews.
was city yesterday.Even crop in the Micanopy region at 25,000

him a "beauty," smart and obedient, with the winter boxes, and that orange pickers are in .
past severe
'knew that he was mischievous and full and demand in that quarter, most of the We went there with Leon county.. _
long spring drouth the
of his "jokes." show results. orange negroes being,employed in the phos- soil, the various kinds of sticks, the .
John certainly did have a love of fun groves good phate mines and elsewhere.It inanimate forms of the miller that lays ;t.r-
Mr. Crawford the
in his "make-up which made him a jolly says orange crop the that the horned
is estimated that the Polk egg creates worm,
generally over the State will be late, county,
companion for four boys, who in turn the tobacco knives and
I Fla. lake region will have acres spears we use
and that the bulk of it will be shipped 2,500
did like to "plague the poor old chap," i after New Year.Reliable in tomatoes the, coming winter. At and would have taken a barn if we
the family horse. could have found in all of
one our
this will
seventy-five crates to acre
John black-coated and intelligent
was strong information from railroad
His tricks were not vicious officials give 187,500 crates. At fairly calcu- travels put in sections. Choice was
who in know
are a position to
ones. He never kicked, balked nor ran the lated prices, after paying freights, given to Leon county in the hall, and
away, being sober and well conducted extent of the present orange crop, commissions, etc., this should returnto we hung up our banner on the wall,
when driven or ridden by the. senior mem- say it will not be less than 3,000,000 the These I emblazoned thereon "Leon County
boxes. growers
ber of the
family. "
He had a fondness of his master, who figures show the importance of Florida Tobacco Exhibit. On entering the
The orange industry of the State is door it first to be In frontof
petted him a great deal. The women horticulture in one section and one was seen.
could drive him. He brought them annually increasing, and yet if han- item alone.-New,York South. it we placed forty-eight feet of tables,
home in just the same condition they dled properly the crop is inadequateto about ten and a half feet wide. on
started out. It was only with the boysof supply the demand.GainesvilleLeader. Mr. A. H. Brown, the orange grove which displayed the samplesof
the family that John ventured to contractor, did some good work whilehe .were 250
Leon county's new venture. Some
"joke. was on his Northern trip. He
There were four of them, Ernest, Walter It ia almost impossible to buy other contracted to clear land and set out was green, for curiosity only, just so

Henry and Albert, bright young than a Quincy cigar at Quincy, and it over a thousand fine trees each was the hand that was grown by John
fellows, who delighted to tickle John's is as it should be. They make good orange Luten (with the red ribbon, badly
with costing from $i to $2 apiece. Thoseare
nose a fragrant-smelling apple, smokers and should have the home soiled still clinging thereto) that took
snatching it away when he prepared the kind of trees to set out if one
enjoy it.John patronage,-Tallahasseean. wishes to get results quick. Much the first premium at the Leon county
was a pig in his love for mellow, fair two years ago; also fine samplesof
Last season's from statistics depends also the land where the
ripe apples. The boys thought it fun to crop, upon White Connecticut -
tease mm.a little, and inaKe him anxious furnished by railway officials from all trees are set. Mr. Brown is puttingthe seed leaf and Sumatra,
to get it before giving it up to him. shipping points, show that 3,700.000 most of these trees on hammock silky grown
They really did teach him to play boxes of oranges were shipped out of land[ west of the Magnolia nurseriesand by our neighbor Kelly. All of your
"hide and seek" with them.' I samples were in full few early and late,
Florida better
over the various railroads and no place in this section of
One of his tricks was to sigh and swell : instead of being nailed up in boxes,
steamship lines. the country could be selected.-Belle-
up his body when being saddled if one locked in trunks and wrapped in gunny
of the little boys was about to ride him. view Blade.
Orange City The
: Taylor sacks and oiled paper. Sometimes we
Of course the saddle was invariably Our Nick Bishoff
friend San An-
turned after they had ridden a little dis- grove is now estimated at 3,000 boxes. were led to believe that other exhibitors -
tance. The Starke grove will reach at least tonio, came into our office on Monday had nothing at home to duplicatethe

Another trick was snatching a cap 8,000 boxes for the present crop. The with one of the greatest surprises in samples they brought to the hall.

from their heads and galloping away orange crop in this vicinity, we are this wonderful country A huge lemon Too long has Leon county had her
with it to the farthest corner,whinnying informed will be "capped the climax." On actual
defiance to the larger light under a half bushel.-Floridian.I .
youngster.One measurement found it be
than has been estimated.The we to ten
afternoon I sat beside
May as a
voices called inches in length, twenty-two inches in .," '''''''''''''''''''
window, some boyish we
are going: to ride out to Muddy Fork. exports from Jacksonville for circumference, and weighing five I; "WORTH A GUINEA A, BOX.1 ;

John is lazy; don't have enough to do.' the month of October were the .following pounds. The name given: it by the i iJ'Ji'

John looked at me. and I plainly saw : 18,900 boxes of oranges, 6,261- department Washington is "Bishoffs

,fun in his eyes. He made a nip at an 450 feet of lumber, 14,700 bundles of hybrid Sicily." There are two hun- PliiiftS i
and then went along
sober as geranium judges are said to be. shingles, 1,650 boxes of tobacco, dred on the tree. Fourtt en fill a crate,

His expression plainly said to me: 7,300 packages of merchandise, 500 for which he receives $3 to $4. He (Tasteless Effectual. ) i

"These four boys seated upon my back barrels of naval stores, 1,050 packagesof has some eyen larger than our speci |For Sick-Headache
are bunting for fun. I'll help find it." vegetables, 2,200 packages of men.-Dade City 'VI rid.

Henry Ernest and and Walter Albert urged whistled"lazy bones0"gayly. household goods, 11,009 cross ties. A picture of DcFuniak's: fruit exhibit i: Impaired Digestion,1

along."Such. Florida oranges have acquired sucha has created a sensation among Chi-
Liver Disorders
a good horse as he is. It isn't reputation for excellence that theyare cago real estate men. Letters of en- i! and ,

Avery: one that would" carry such a load being carried across the continentand quiry regarding this section's resour- i Female Ailments.
of restless boys, was my thought, as ;
John slowly crept along, head down, ap- sold beneath the very eyes of ces, industries, etc., are coming in. !! Renowned all over the World.I
parently meditating deeply.In California growers; a carload of Applications for prospectuses and circulars I .
an hour four boys, wet and muddy, oranges left the river last Tuesday by have also been made, and it Covered with a Tasteless ft Solnble Coating
walked in at the gate, angry and ready line and that the interest has reached !> Ask for Beecham's and take no
the Plant thence by an all appears <|Made at St. Helens, England.
to "have it out with the old horse.
sly druggists and dealers. Price 2S other"'j
rail fever heat. The fruit from ];
route to Utah. The shipped
;; 'What has he done?" I inquired. Ogden, box. New York Depot, 365 Canal
.e. Done?" chorused an indigaant quar- freight upon this load will amount to here last summer has,. demonstrated
tette of boyish voices. "He poked all $600.-Manatee Journal.

as if he almost until
along was asleep,
: -we got into the water. All at once he The steamer, City of Athens, has

b.. lay down spilled us off his back, and the contract for bringing all the or- PAR ES I S (CONSUMPTION OP THE BRAIN)
just galloped back home." anges from up the river to this place,

"He did it on purpose, of course he bought by Messrs.\ Simmons& Carlton,' can certainly be cured by otiljr ono thing;.. namely: : PROF.PniLW great dlacorery,
did. He thinks he can play tricks on us
of Arcadia. They will be shipped from
little boys. He don't dare try *em with
men." here by the steamer Clara, to Punta PAINE'S CELERY COMPOUND.

r'''+dI.'d,*,_ like to pound his back," said one. Gorda. The Clara took 320 boxes on

rent to the back gate, and saw her trip last Friday which were Saved From the Insane Asylum. Dear Sir.-I feel Itmy duty to fell you
e.-. him siailvl:.r-tlitie, looking meek and brought down by the Athens from what Pained! Celery Compound did for me. I can't praise It enough. About year ago my
i subdued! only-I detected a twinkle in head troubled me so that It seemed as though I should be crazy. It was caused by over-
[ his eyes. Alva. Mr. S. J. Carlton is here at- ftudy. I asked the advice of two doctors,who gave me medicine to no effect and I did not

.-, : He received a scolding, which he did tending to the packing and shipping.He know what I wouU d:>. I did not want to see anyone everything seemed so atrange. I
is had a tired languid feeling my kidneys troubled me,and I felt badly. I read your adver-
not heed. A: minutes afterward I paying seventy-five cents
per tisement in&paper and thought I would try the comnoun&Before I bad taken half of one
saw him in the stableyard with four boys box on the trees.-Ft. Myers Press. bottle I felt like a new person. Four bottles cured mo and I would recommend. It to all
perched upon his back.-The Prairie that feel the way I did. Yours truly )[B& J. E. "WiLcox, Rural P.0.,WIs
Farmer. The kaolin works two miles northof
Keuka, Fla., are making extensive Physicians Prescribe It. Dear 5>',, -I am much pleased with the action of
I' Our readers' attention is called to the PaIne I Celery Compound in those cases where the nervous system was broken down from
advertisement of The Paine Fertilizer Co. improvements in the way of new overwork mind or body. I hare seen particularly good results where the patient had
." : 880. machinery, and the industry promisesto lost all ambition no appetite,constipated,could not sleep nights, etc. Thw" or four eases
on page with the Compound. I have observed -
been cured
of weak,emaciated,hysterical females
be of value that section.
: great A that it quiets excitable patients better rest increases appetite regulates
At the present time the most reliable large bed of stone has also been discovered bowels,and is a good remedy to build up broken-down cases generally. Yours truly, .
,;.. '" information attainable places the near the same place which is P. C. EJXJJCXTO M. D., Altona, 111.
It to sold by all reliable druggists. WELLS. EICIURDgoy: ,A CO., Props.,Burlington.Vt.
: number of orange trees in Florida at I If' pronounced by experts to be identi-- .

.:: 12,000,000. cally the same as the stone of which Beware of worthless Imitations of DIAMOND t

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ceased their laudations. Nowadaysthe Cottolene Receipts.For will not boil, and then drop in two or

Pus Rural flo e. rhymers rarely sing in praise of Our Rural Home: three pieces of the;fruit. Carefully

'" .... tobacco, and the anti-nicotians have I wish to say a word in favor of lift out with a fork and put it on a
Tobacco.If ceased from troubling. "Cottolene," a preparation -of lard greased plate. Be careful not to stir,

the planetary Mugwumps the in- .,,1.- f- and cotton seed oil, not that I have the candy, as that would make it go
The Cap Jasmine. any interest in it, only the healthfulness to sugar. Put in more fruit and lift '
habitants of Mars shall be able by The Cape Jasmine is one of the most as an anti-dyspeptic. I had out carefully in the same way. If the -
reason of their superior intellects to been troubled with dyspepsia for candy should begin to sugar add water -
desirable and odorous of flowers for
communicate with us, they will not years, I could not eat any thing and boil until it reaches the same point
fail to be astonished to learn that we cutting, not only on account of its delicious cooked with lard without sufferingfrom again. Continue the dipping until all .

smoke perfume, but on account of its I my stomach, I had to abstain the pieces of fruit are covered with a'0
chew, and snuff tobacco.If .
petals having a thick texture, it will from its use. perfectly transparent and dry coat of
they ask whether tobacco is : last a long time without withering. One day I sent for lard for use in. candy. Nothing could be prettier than

harmful or not the answer will dependon Unfortunately, they cannot be cut family cooking and the grocerymansent a small cutglass dish heaped up with
circumstances. Those who smokenot with the long stems required in these instead"Cottolene. looked at these fruits.-Good Housekeeping. -,

nor chew, nor snuff, will note days by those who patronize the it with contempt. I was very uneasy J .

that the doctors talk much of a tobacco florists, and, as a consequence, are not about using it.. At last, I tried using Florida Recipes.

heart, which has the cheerful habit of grown to any great extent by Northern it in frying some potatoes and they CORN CUSTARD.-To be served with

contracting the sufferer's chest as if a florists, as the bushes under glass looked all right. I tasted them very vegetable. A can of corn, mixed as a

devil were clutching it long and hard; would have to be cut too closely to daintily, yet found them good. Next, milk, half cup, three beaten eggs, pepper,
of tobacco palsy, seen in the trembling make them profitable for cut flower I tried some fried cakes and I en- and salt. Bake half hour.

hands of coys who dare each otherto work; but in the South, where the joyed them and they did not serve Indian CORN meal MEAL two MUFFINs.-Two of flour cups, one of

combats of cigarettes; of emblyopia, bushes can be grown as hardy shrubs, me as those fried in lard, and they heaping tablespoonful, cups of sugar,two eggs,
or whatever else they call the affectionof there ought to be no difficulty in get- digested well. Then, I tried pie one heaping tablespoonful of butter two

the optic nerve that gives transient ting them in large quantities for the crust and even cake, I used salt to teaspoonfuls of baking powder sweet,
color 'blindness, and, worse than all, supplying of Northern florists, es make it the same as in butter, and milk to make a thin batter. Bake in'

of cancer of the mouth, started by pecially as the flowers can be packed you could not have told whether it gem-irons. 0

pipe or cigar holder. Horrified Mars very easily without any danger, or was made of butter or not. MOLASSES: COOKIES.-One egg, two-
will learn that four of the oil of it is thirds cup molasses filled up with white
drops very little at least, of loss on the way. Now, in point of economy, two-thirds lard, one buttermilk -
tobacco will kill a horse in a few It is stated that in Florida the effort is far cheaper and more healthful, and sugar one heaping cup teaspoon of cup soda, a

moments, and two drops are fatal if being made to grow them largely for why should we not make it known, little salt; mix soft roll quite thick,bake
placed on the tongue of dog or cat. this purpose.-Medians' Monthly for we have to pay all the way from quickly. They will keep quite awhile if

His cultured inhabitants will know .... 25 to 40 cents per pound for, butter kept in a jar covered.
what to think when they learn that Razorback Hams. here in Florida, and then many times TAPIOCA CREAM.-Soak three table-

., the use of tobacco gives at first nausea, it. is not fitTor any use, it is so rancidIt spoonfuls of tapioca in one-half cup of
of the -
have of the flavor
and shows every sign of acute poison, sung is much better that we should let water over night. Bring one quart of
Southern ham. This tooth boil then in the
genuine milk to a put tapioca.
and that nevertheless the and
alone and let
decompositions or four
some meat comes from the despised When cool add the beaten yolks
women of Earth persist until they can "razorback animal that has them be buried before\Vebuy; them. eggs and one cup of sugar. Pour in a
imbibe enough of the poison in their an In using cottolene, one needs to dish and add the beaten whites.
time to put on fat so he puts on extra
systems to kill an elephant. They for cake bread-making
slices of lean until the acorns fall and .
will hardly believe that some hosts two-thirds as much as of butter and CAKES.-For a family of four persons 0
introduce the cigarette near the middle then he fattens just right to fit anepicure's see how much cheaper it is. Try it, take six large Irish potatoes and grate

of a banquette, and that even the mouth. Bill Nye thus saysof and see for yourselves. them in a bowl, add three eggs, teaspoon
him : "level" full of salt and one of baking
fascinations of American ladies do "I shall never speak lightly of the CARAMEL CAKE. powder, one tablespoonful? of flour. Beat!
not avail to tear the other sex from well and bake in thick cakes on the
the beguilement of the after-dinner ridgerooter again. He is subject to One cup of butter, (or two-thirds griddles.GQQQQ0OQQQ:1QQQQQQ0OQQQQ00.
cigar 1 1Why none of the diseases peculiar to cor- cottolene,) two cups sugar, one

do you do it ? Mars will surely pulence. He breathes good air, eats cup of water, (cold,) three cups of

ask. Who can answer sutisfactorily iA ?. the pokeberry in mid-summer: till his flour, one teaspoonful of salt, whitesof O O
smoker may affirm that if he takes ceilings and wainscottings are as"red five eggs, two teaspoonfuls of Fraud Du ins Fruit \

exactly the right quantity his nerves as.a Chinese demonstration; then he baking powder, well sifted throughthe g
eats the wild cucumber which falls flour. Bake in layers. wrappers'l
are soothed, his digestion prompted, | NO MORE
and his brain is apparently clear and from the cucumber tree afier the squirrel For filling, one and a half cups 8 of Fruit
has had all he wants, and the result brown one cup of sweet milk, 3 Consumers
in easy working order. He will say sugar 3 now know that they get .
that he cannot do his stint properly at is that by November he is readyto one tablespoonful of butter, one anda c 3 ream of 480 sheets and not 400 or 330 I
head work or manual labor until he take a course of corn in the ear or half teaspoanful of vanilla. Put 3 sheets to ream as some unscrupulous

has had his pipe, cigar, or cigarette.He elsewhere, and winds-up at the glor all in a pan and cook until thick, 3 dealers supply.
ious Yuletide when the hollyberries being careful to stir all the time so it
may acknowledge that the sight of 1 OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"A
are red and the mistletoe and persim will not burn. Do not put in the

the curling smoke is a large (factor in
both still slender and Wrappers are put up In packages of
mons are ripe, vanilla until all is cooked. '.
his pleasure, having observed that to in but tender and 3 1000( each, and each Wrapper fl numbered I
girlish figure, as
smoke in the dark gives little real satisfaction LEMON RAISIN PIE. 3 ,in printing consecutively from ,
and is only done through juicy as a Brazil nut. 8 1 to 1000.! No one can
raisins the
I One cup of chopped ,
force of habit. But he is sure thereis juice and a part of the grated rind of' I HONESTLY BEAT i
a direct effect also on his nerves
of cold
one lemon, one cup water, one and
and that if he smokes too much he 3 our prices. Send for samples
of flour .
heaping teaspoonful one cup ? to
will feel the bad results. Pressed 'to ,. prices ,

defend his vice, he may well aver of sugar. Bake with FLORIDA two crusts.COOK. I| The Jersey City Printing Co., I:. .

that all the endeavors of the enemies
: of tobacco during four centuries to More unsolicited testimonials were received ; JQE RSr EdYCCITY
00 d0
prove it hurtful have merely come to commenting on the great savingof )n0fO)
from the use of Paine's Ground
this : Some men are better withoutthe i money
Stock Food and its superiority over corn,
weed form. But will
in he ,
any oats, bran and cooked food. Every one
challenge those enemies to say that on should get a trial lot and be convinced.
whole harm of tobacco 880.Crystallized. FLORIDA ORANGESA
the more comes See ad. on page
than good, and they will find it .. .
difficult to back such a claim with Oranges. SPECIALTY.

J medical or other proofs. He will haveto Peel and divide into sections four Population AFAYE INDIANA-:
nevertheless that Tangerine oranges. Also select two x0,000.
acknowledge, ,
the tobacco habit is diminishing, and Say Hires or three dozen firm Malaga grapes. BATTERSON & CO.,
that after the medicinal qualities of Put two cupfuls of white sugar and I

"our holy herb, nicotian," as WILLIAM Do you A Root' one-third as much water on the fire in" : General Commission MerchantsBUFFALO
LILLY called it, had proved fallacious, a saucepan. Boil to the "thread, I
10. its discontinuance coincided with an Drink Beer? that is until the candy will form threads N. Y.FLORIDA .

epoch in which its enemies relaxed when dropped from the spoon. Put ORAIKQXM

their vituperations; antf)! its friends SOLD... -. AND.. ENJOYED J EVERYWHERE the candy in a warm place where it And Other Prxita a Spec1aIt.

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I :. .;- GARDEN AND LAWN. A Flower-Garden In Florida. f Viviens, Queens Scarlet and all delicate All plants need more water in sandy
Some timid souls here, weary of tender sorts, are at home and soil than in any other, as it is more
Roses for Budding: profitless labor, have given up flowers. riot luxuriantly. Torenia Asiatica is quickly drained, and they grow very
G-,.. .Editor; Fanner and Frutt-Growerr "because it is no use to try to raise an exquisite low- rowing plant with dry in a short time: The best time to
r Here in Florida we have a larger them pansy like flowers; the yellow jasmine, water is very early in the morning or
choice of roses for budding stock. or "the books are all wrong, the honey-suckle family, all the lilies, very late in the evening, the former
or else folks fail to understand them. hollyhocks and marigolds find a con- being preferable.-American Garden-
[,. But the stock I prefer most of all is a
The books soil.
are all right (or the genial ing.
t.I semi-double pink rose, often to be' north, east and west, but they who In clayey soil plant camellia, magnolias .
J.. found growing in Cracker gardens. live in the south need special direc- the tulip tree, carnations (being Drainage Fa.rm-Houses.
t... Its name I do not know, but it is a' tions. Those who live north of the careful to keep them shaded), helian The removal of wastes from dwell
': strong grower and makes a large,bush. Gulf States will find most ot the cul- thus, larkspur, stocks, chrysanthemus ings is one of the most important con
;:.:. It strikes very easily and grows very tural directions in American Garden caladiums, the foliage beets, helio siderations affecting the health of the .
f quickly from cuttings-far quicker ing perfectly practical; but flower tropes and jasmines.The family. The safe disposition of the
[ than Cherokee or McCartney. It is :I growing in the Gulf States is almost a ground, however, must not be drainage is a question which .offers an
x.i very easy to bud and with me suckers I distinct artVe have, generally all clay, but only clajey. When it is almost infinite variety of solutions. It
very little. With me it has proved Jn I speaking, three kinds of soils, the all clay it can be rendered suitable t by cannot be collected in a permanent
y every way satisfactory. McCartney sandy, which predominates, the clayey digging out a bed and filling in with receptacle, and in but a very few casesit
r and Cherokee I also bud on. I find and the mucky. There are spots of muck, manure, sand and native earth cannot be discharged into streams
the Cherokee the easier to bud on of rich hammock, where the thrice all well mixed. The hybrid tea and without infringing upon the rights of
4 the two, and it certainly make,very blessed! owner can have everything he hybrid perpetual: roses thrive splendidly owners lower down the water It is
\ strong plants. About: a year ago I want, provided he works for it. Everyroot here, and should be largely planted. an offense at law to pollute flowing
[ budded a Lamarque on a Cherokee; must be eradicated before the Of new sorts we have had a fine as water, and rightly so, for no personcan
: the Lamarque now has about twenty lighter filaments of shrub and flower sortment the last season, and we miy justly pollute a stream: which other
;- shoots more than six feet long. enter the ground, or the latter will plant any that strike our fancy. Give persons have the right to use, .and
:': My usual plan with budded roses is soon be overrun by the coarser sorts. the roses a cool situation. Where which forms a common possession for
|. to wait till the bud has a good firm Then mingle a few fine decorativetrees there is a long stretch of fencing, the the use ot the land through which it
*: shoot and then to dig the earth away with the smaller growths, takingcare Cherokee roses can be used with flows.
v r.: from the roots of the stock on every that the garden: ,be not too shady.A magnificent effect, and will soon run a The soil is the proper receptacle for
::- side, taking care to hurt them as little striped oleander white and pink, hundred feet. ill waste muter.: It is the natural
,: as possible, and only. uncovering the the Jipanese hybrid catalpa, the In sandy soil there are more possi disposer of all de id matter, and its
leaved the bilities than dreamed of office is to make of this the material
1. roots where they join the stock; then golden poplar, camphortree are by amateur
r dig and bend the roots down in the a magnificent evergreen, per gardeners. Mjixed with muck ot new life. Li'e springs out of death,
:. hole till the junction of stock and bud fectly hardy here, a Himalayan fir und thoroughly rotted manure, pir and the subsistence: qf new life is provided
is about six inches under ground (A its Smithiana) and the royal palm tially shaded from the western sun, i by the decomposition of all the
Then fill up the hole and mulch well will all flourish in this soil and afford and judiciously watered, a very paradise wastes of Nature C jnsequently it is,
: with pine straw. Roses treated this sufficient shade for a hundred squire. : of a garden may be had at all ex the business of all concerned to facilitate
feet of All bulbous succeed here tnis natural law as far as possible
h'; way are not as likely to die,out, as the garden. f pense. except
? bud will make roots of its own. The Bourbon, Bengal and nlnk broses : the aquatics zephyrathes, Her by Jetting the waste matter ol the
Then,s too, you can bud where your will be found most successful, tnuda lilies, gladioluses, the new dwelling into the soil as quickly as
find it easiest on the stock. I have and among them are three grand Mil tuberous moon-flower and tuberoses, may be and before,it becomes offensiveand
treated a good many roses this way mnisons: which any florist will .furnish; will grow and bloom in any situation. injurious. Nature attaches to
and they do well and don't sucker these are the climbing hermoisa, the I know a garden where they are everyone of its laws a penalty'for its
,; much. old agrippTna, always to be relied on, mingled with the roots of orange violation which cannot be escaped;
Mr. Berckmans of Augusta, Ga., and the monthly cabbage, a good old trees, and still delight the owner with and the penalty fcr infringing this law
buds Marechal Niels on the yellow sort discarded for newer and often inferior their lovely bloom and fragrance. regarding the wastes of the household
Banksian rose (Banksia luff) to in sorts. Take any of the'polyan- Coleus, petunias, primulas, candytuft, i is.a serious one-death for constant
tensify the color, and the Niel does thas and certain teas, as the Bride, pentstemons ann summer chrysanthemums violation, and sickness and disease for
wonderfully well on this stock. The Catherine Mermet, ?Meteor Captain are among the more suitable minor disregard of it. These penal-
three Banksian roses, Lutta, the yellow Cook, Waban, Mme. Martha du plants for this soil. ties come in the form of the most
; Alba the small white, and For- Bourg and Jeanne Guillaumez. The Afancltia bicolor and any of the prevalent and, fatal diseases: diphtheria
tunii, the large white, grow well iQ Plant jasmines if you have none. passifloras make charming fast grow- scarlet fever, malaria of various
Florida; they do best trained up a Cape jasmines should be set back, but ing vines though climbing roses shouldbe kind, typhoid fever, dysentery, all
pillar. They only flower once a year, not out out of sight, just so that the utilized as much as possible; Mar of which are common in farm houses
but in the spring they are very beautiful fading blooms may have the enchantment echal Niel, James Sprunt and Salfa- where sanitary regulations are neglected
i with their large clusters of blooms, distance lends weeping wil terre being the best: for this purpose.Put and make thousands of victims
though for some reason or other theyare low is ornamental and and suited to Jamer Sprunt away from the hottest every' year to these inviolable laws of
seldom seen. I have had no experience the soil. Where hardy vines are sun; but the other two will do Nature.
in budding them, as they needed, use Clematis Jackmannii deep anywhere. Mary Washington is an How to get the household' wastes,
seem hard to strike and do not layer violet-purple; Duchess of Edinburgh, old white rose coming to the front, into the soil and safely dispose of them
easily. white, and Beauty of Worcester, a and worth a place in any locality. is thus a subject for the considerationof
Rosa Moschata, the Muscat rose, violet blue, bearing single and double Yoses should have been trimmedlate every rural housekeeper. It is not
from which attar of roses is distilled, flowers at the sane. time. When in fall. If they were not, let sufficient to get them away out of sight
might be tried as a budding stock, climbers are needed, there is nothing them alone until next season. As and thus out of mind.
being a very strong climber. The best superior to the moon flower, the new you cut the blooms take a long stem, fhe'above is from the pen of Mr. .
rose for everyday use is, I think, tuberous-rooted variety being pre always cutting close to the next eye, H. Stewart in the Rural New Yorker.He .
Comtesse de Labarthe: or, as it is ferred.: In small flowers the hardy but not into it. If you are liberal describes a system of drainage on
often called, Duchesse de 'Brabant. pinks, verbenas, of which there is a with your flowers you wild them I}his own premises, consisting of tile
It is nearly always in bloom and a fine giant strain, dahlias" chrysanthemums blooming all the better. Geraniums I drains laid underground and branch-
strong grower on its own roots. I and gloxinias, the latter show should be bedded out if possible, as ing in several directions, which finally
have a bush of it seven feet high and !inb superb new varieties, Evphorbiaheterophylla they can not obtain their full luxurIance deliver the waste matter to the soil to
about the same across. and E va'i gala. shouldbe in pots. Select a partly shady be absorbed' into it. But this still
Potash will be found very useful to tried, also CUrodcndion Balfouri spot, and give a good watering every leaves the solid matters to be disposed/ '
make a rose bloom more double, and a handsome vine. third day. of. Our experience is in favor of a .
roses do best when well mulched; it Low mucky soil is here a paradisefor Chrysanthemums should be arrangedin different system, namely, a waste
prevents the sun burning them out a long range of plants, discretionin an out of-the-way,. halt-shaded spot, barrel on two wheels, kept standing i
where air and earth meet. planting alone being required. In where they can thrive, and prt>ve a at the back kitchen door. When thisis
The easiest way to strike rose cut the wet portions all the aquatic plants delightful surprise when you explorethe full, say two or three times a week,
tings is to tie the cuttings in a bundle will grow as freely as in water, and fall garden. let it be wheeled out into the orange ...
and bury them about a foot deep; ina here bananas, violets, narcissus and Hibiscus can be planted in the sun, grove and emptied in two or three
few eeks nearly every cutting will crotons run up like weeds. Higher, and there are several sorts, all beautiful places not too near the trees. The
be found well callused; then plant with where the ground is only damp, tea and easily grown. The new /rV- fluids will be quickly absorbed and >a
about two eyes above ground. roses are queens of the soil; Sunset, btscus tlrr ',ranlha, a cross between the shovelful or two of earth thrdwn?over
Louis BOSANQUET. PerJe des Jardins, Gloire de Dijon, hibiscus and abutilon, is highly: re- the solids will prevent any noisome
":' fl4r&rk. Cloth of.Gold, Niphetos,' Marquise deI commended by florists.. ,emanation. "
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"A Real Blood Rose." A submarine mower successfullyused of oyster spawn are insignificant. Con- FREE!

In the western part of Jefferson on oyster beds at Oceanic, New ditions of this sort are not equally pres.

county, Fla., grows and blossoms into Jersey, may be briefly described as ent every season, and even vary duringthe Life Size Portrait of-
A. Crayon
curious and magnificent beauty arose 'follows : It cuts a 12-foot swath of course of a single week.
from the beds in water Low have a remarkable yourself or friends, FREE. In
that seems to be indigenous to a eelgrass oyster temperatures
small area of country, but will not varying in depth, at the rate of five effect in lengthening the period of order to introduce our work in

flourish in any other latitude. The minutes per 1,000 linear feet. A scow activity of spermatozoa. your section of the country wet
carries boiler engine and Mature and normal showa will for a short period make, free
- 7" bush is strong, vigorous and the leaves a water spawners
i are very light, but glossy green. The : reservoir. At one end of this scow a difference in coloration for the two W of charge to any one sending in a II l

petals curve slightly inward and are I framework suspends a double set of sexes (the male being a darker tint), photograph, a Life Size Crayon
J I. the color of bright arterial blood. The mowing knives, one set pointing for which enables the naked eye to detect W Portrait Free. Likeness guaran- ::0

odor is pungent and slightly sickening, ward and one set backward. Theseare the sexes, but only microscopic exam teed. Our crayons are made by a m

fascinating, and yet unpleasant in a set in motion by a vertical iron ination can give a correct idea of the a:: skillful artist, and are a work of I I

'. marked degree. .The peculiarity of shaft passing through a horizontal character of the eggs or spermatozoa.New .- art. This offer good for only a fjl
the rose is that the dew that drops cogged wheel which is geared to a Jersey Ex. Sta. Bulletin. LL.I short time-if you want to take I

l ; ,3 therefrom of.a faint, pinkish cast, a pulley run by the belt from the engine. 0.4 advantage of it, send in your pho- ..*

t I .; marvel seen in no other flower, the The vertical shaft can slip up and Kaffir Corn-Millet. I tograph at once to
' : down throngh the toothed wheel to Editor Farm and Fruit Grower: .
: baffling wonder of those who have wit.iiessed -
: it. It is called the Grand Rose, accommodate the mowing knives to I planted four little rows of cattail ttIGtt ORADH fll T CO.,
different depths. This is done by or German millet, I put on a
i; and it has a sad and melancholy his 122 Quincy St.,Cicago,11T.FREE .
: windlass, pulleys, and chains suspend. little cotton seed meal to make it

' tory.The above is a part of the balderdash ing the knife frames. On the main grow. Well, it did grow, and I cut !"
which was set adrift not long'ago pulley shaft is a smaller grooved it for my horse and cows as I wantedit
wooden pulley. Around the latter is and still it has seeded and I have
t by the San Francisco Call, and has & FISH,
gone the rounds. The rest of the passed a few turns of the guide and cut heads enough to fill a large sugar MARTIN I AND
propelling rope. This is feet barrel, and will have quite a lot more PRODUCE
'. : .story recited that the rose sprang out 1,000
( of the ground where it had been watered long and the ends of this rope are anchored heads to cut in a week or so. WhatI

by the blood of,a man killed by at opposite sides of the bed. wanted to emphasize about this is COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

''r the.Seminoles. Thinking there, might Thus, when the engine is running, the that had I planted common corn, 210, 213 and 214 N. Franklin St., Saginaw >Zut
f. possibly be some foundation for that same shaft that communicates motionto then I would not have made a quart Side Mich.

" story we wrote to a well-known" nur the knife mower drags the scow of grain, while I will have a bushelor Consignments solicited, and prompt returns
Monticello and he replied along the rope. When one end is two of millet .grain, which, I pre. guaranteed.
seryman References! : R. G. Dun & Co.. 'Bradstreet'a
pronouncing it an absolute fabrica- reached the rope is passed around the sume, is equally good for my chick. Agency; and First, National Bank Saginaw J$.
tion. pulley in the opposite direction, and ens as corn would be. Kaffir corn Side. 986mo.

the scow then propels itself backward.As does fully as well, and from my trial ,
M fl P Hf Y M xed watery'",on
"I can highly recommend DK. Bull's both sets of knives are always in lot I am in hopes of having a big lot of W E I II lllHUn 1 *ltllH/.DitcAill',h",.,*..
Cough Syrup for croup. I have used it motion chicken feed to house another wind and&tN'",,H.ati"g 6o/J..*,.... Will
the machine cuts swath when year.
a oajr ,0. to toe* 359.for Eecolop.dlarscoEngra.lnp. ,.,
for several and find it the best
J years The drawbback for .. The American Well Works Aurora IlL.
backward well when it greatest poultry
as as
:.' remedy ever tried. also, Chicago, 111.? Dallas Tex.; Sydney N. S.'W.
-, Mrs. Hannah Morrison, runs forward. Thus no time is lost in profit with us has been our food bill.

Burlington. W. Va." turning around. The scow is guided This I will certainly reduce in the 13 "'Imrmt:1: M3g'sYfla;.gOI''ItlUOJ'1( w..t1OK' $ a ...unt t"" w".n d3l. irpa1Dretually ;-1;
by "poling." Several swaths can 1 le future. Chufas will be planted another lo| pa.S ...qUI :ll1II .

j \\'Ii' cut without moving the anchors, be- year, and housed with Kaffir and .greet 1 put' .pang poi( isg44 aujijj ;*. tpw".InB
] cellan1. millet and I will wheat and / nb puv esanptea
cause the long rope, however well buy some at qioqiiJD na_ixluj yeti
stretched allows corn to with this and if hens lino (ixmot.>nop
of considerable side go ; my paw J3.m '.131.0| ;)'
Curiosities of Uyster Culture. swaying don't pay me somebody, or something, ilnd au';" gstnaare
robs: i 'r: "Aao itpanoio w
feeding and growth of .This machine will not work in salador will be "eat up." ,qUI p.n 13 atuatrAtustwat .i.njii8y
cabbage (Utva) but is admirable in WM. P. N. rarTl" .cup XJ3WELLS
to feed "drink" all %
(or ) on
appear Th..nF.! T1U"('nINInY;
eelgrass. In fact it works best where mid TOOLS!' in the world for
tides. No rhythm was noticed in oys- the conditions for oyster growth are Barnett Brcs., Chicago. are in the field B 0 R E succeed in*in this bualneee-*lo

ters in their native habitat, as was reported best. The of a current so for a share of the orange s'.iiprnentstothe: Horse Powers,
presence .
Northwest. Thoroughly reliable, theyare Steam
.- for oysters: "given a drink" in favorable to oyster growth, helps to entitled to consideration. &Volvos
salt water in the laboratory. float away the cut grass. If the eel. I Iron Pumps Pipe and Ftttin ,W.O Sap.pliee. ,.
i The "food" of oysters, as investigated grass is allowed to grow it retards the The. people of lower Indian river' DRill auored.. Honeet Catalogue and reliable mailedV work.

;':. ted examination of the contents 01 current arid so retards oyster growth. have expended $2,000 in opening a WELLS LOOMIS&NYMAN

> the stomach, consists of those organ The earlier an oyster can ripen its new inlet at Gilberts Bar. At a jollification -- ---------TiFJTiX OUIO. ------
,..: isms like Diatoms, Crustacea, Foram spawn and the shorter the spawning meeting, Capt. Thos. E.
inrlera, etc., that have resistant shells. period the quicker it will be fit for Richards said: Now we can say a FRUITEVAPORATORTHE

Such examination can give no true idea market, but marketable oysters can word that will be heard. We can The Standard Machine.
of the relative importance of the different also be secured by delay of this matu sell our fruit at home. There will be TUK Dlff rnt BLYilYEHlUON als.s and prieei.WOKKMCU IJlaltr..te4.C&t&1op.fU.taaaU.O.t rn..

p. organisms eaten by oysters. It rity or by the entire prevention of plenty of vessels in our inlet to buy it; y
was found that Alga spores (florida) spawning. or we can put on a packet line oT our i' tfl S. ICKLY=
.l are the principal food where the oys Southern oysters are in good condi own. We have a gate that ro man "
". ters make the most rapid growth. < tion until near August if planted in can shut, and the trade winds that
:;"tw l30KING; CHILDREubirct fr
Oyster growth is determined principally Northern waters. Northern oystersin will waft our craft to port without

by four factors, viz : (a) A Southern waters recover from spawn. delay. We shall no longer pay $3.25 : S"A M3 are most likely troubled wits -.
: warm temperature, secured in southerly ing so as to be in good condition by per ton for fertilizers. Schooners can o &4S'B.A.AHraEsfoc this'8V U the Rt,11FUfat.celebrated

situations and shallow water. (d) An- the last of July. In this way the oys bring it for $i 50 per ton and make Beenq>//rat-tin' <.>and!,"naverfaila.n A thn..MAlnehnltsti Obeerre. pgrubsrlr' W

: imalcular and sporoid food, secured by ter season can be kept continuous, but money. Neither will the bags be torn
same conditions as (a) and favored by due care must be taken to keep the by much handling. We shall get full BOEING GREEN AC OEML

influx of fresh water in moderate quantities oysters very cool in market, etc. I weight. With such a water-way as \chartered school of the hijrbttt nyau
(c) Current, in part favored by A high and prolonged temperature our glorious Santa Lucia inet! we are hn nml uncce., **. llrnlthtrcorApeNett. Ch-rw |ow.. I
.wnu Uart,1LA.U.Qt YUAa Qreea.y .
conditions of shallowness; the result keeps oysters a long time in spawn safe to say what we are saying. We
' of current is to bring increased quantities but the amount of spawn present is re* I.are free of monopoly: for evermore. BED CLASSICAL and d MIIJTART 4A.

of food to the oyster and to relieveit atively small and the nutritive value 01 May you all live to see the day when A E1\rY.

from much work in preventing sediment such oysters is inferior to that of oysters I many craft will ride at anchor in our west Point.s forBua1DMaUnh'enfUH Catalogue addrtM M aDd a]. ,,
from burying it. (
of water, a condition favoring (u), The spawning of oysters.-Southern
((1J);: and (c), and in addition securing oysters in Southern waters have a THREE Spading

to the: oyster the richer food supply of longer spawning period than Northern FIVE o' STYLES. 4. MORGAN
the ocean surface and increased facilities oysters in Northern waters. SIZES. Harrow :

(or.oxygenation. Surveys of the Obscure conditions affect the spawnof Thousand The real all around Rotary narrow and Pa"'erlze1"
conditions of the oyster industry establish oysters, producing deterioration, so told. NO EQUAL'and plowed Peach Orcharda land: Stubble.Leaves VI no s. -
the law that the rate of growth i is that abortive development results to a furrow" or rW e. Angle of teeth adjustable, AQArtm Bend :I ".
for Catalogue. Blent Ion thl Paper
proportional to the favoring presenceof degree beside which the influence
these four factors. all other enemies or forces destructive. 0 Q. S.MORGAN & CO. BrockportN.Yt.r i
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"Agriculture is the Basis of Wealth No. 44

The.People's Advocate. one other man? If there would, I and a very few other places in Polk! terests, but wait and wait for the.State,
The initial number of this new Pea am too obtuse to see it. county, does the vegetable businesspay or some lucky combination of circum- -
ple's-Party organ lies before us. Its But allowing that fifty men each' equal to the razorback ? stances, or some benevolent' class of
title is quite too circumscribed; itshould owned a 'bunch" of hogs: would Now, as we find Bro. Keck count- society to come to their relief and take
.style itself the Advocate of all the principle be changed? I cannot ing up cost of fencing, let us see the care of their interests, they will inevi {
Mgnn-kind. But it is really a clever admit itNow actual cost of a good horse, cow and tably sink to the level of the Europeanserf.
production? outside of its strictly campaign when a small plot of Bermuda hog-proof fence. i,ooo rails will fence If the farmers of America with
features, its piquant and some grass, say three or four 'acres, with one acre ten rails high, 4,ooo rails will all the advantages at their command
what caustic personalities, etc. Its other helps, which all farmers shouldbe fence ten acres ten rails high. We suffer loss, it must be their own fault.
financial articles are ably reasonedout able to furnish, will make double get rails split in this section of countryfor They have themselves to blame. If-
andsuggestive; they appeal to a the meat and lard with half the number 75 cents to $i per hundred, de- the punishment of serfdom overtakes
sentiment, of justice and are commendably of hogs; (and no man of sense? pending upon whether you feed the them, the penalty will be none too I
free from the rant and denunciation dares dispute it,) why should the hand or not. At the largest cost, ten severe. te
which generally disfigure the voters of a community keep their acres would cost $40, and would last But I for one prophesy better things
columns of the people's tribunes mouths shut, if there is the slightest for five years with but little repair; than serfdom for the American.farmer.
weaken their and make hopeof a change in the law, so as to and ,would last ten years with good The remedies for threatened evils are
them powerless arguments for influence before. compel'the fencing in of hogs? If repairs. Now if the three slat fence within his reach and he will surely
law. ivers., If The People's Advocate such a law were enacted, ten men would protect the farm or garden, it seize upon them and use them. ;.
continues to display the ability, the would raise pigs where one is now so might do very well in some sections; Of many remedies one worth trying ,
fairness and withal the incisive quality engaged, and our.county would make but it fails to keep out stock of any is business. That old saw, business ]
with which it sets out, it will easily assert its own meat ; for one hog fenced in kind that tries hard to get in, as we ; is business, contains a world of meaning f'
for itself a place as the most I' is worth half a dozen fenced out.I have seen thoroughly tested, and that. ; it is full of sound common sense. 1
powerful advocate of needed reforms know men who ride around at with barbed wire instead of slats. .. Every farmer ought to be a fir st.rate .;
yet seen in Florida. Politics in the least one day in each week throughout But would the three slats please anybody business man. In this age he must- .,
South is quite too much a jug handle the year, a distance of five to ten miles ? Some good tenderhearted be or he will fail as sure as fate. '
affair,., and.we should be glad to see from home, hunting hogs. Now i if brother would soon propose two slats Show me a farmer who has no head '. .''"
"His Majesty's opposition" crystallized you count time of man and horse with instead of three, and very soon some for business and you will point to a .
into some shape of vigorous other expenses, you can put down $2a other more sympathetic brother would man who is on the road to ruin. I
vitality and permanence, for the re day; which amount will buy more suggest one slat. Then some other But what do we mean by a first.rate '
forms so greatly needed by the labor- meat than one in ten gets out of his good financier would count the cost of business man? Is the farmer who '
ing masses will never be attained ex slab sided, rolch-backed, possum- posts, nails, etc., and easily prove that produces abundant crops, of the best :
cept through the channels of practical nosed, piney woods rooter. it would be far cheaper to have no quality, at the least cost, a good busi-- .;
politics. Recently have spent about $40 to fence at all; and so it would go. ness man? Not necessarily; such'a ;
fence out of one acre and a half less Now I believe largely in the old man is undoubtedly, a good farmer; "
Argument on the Fence Question.Two than ten head of herring boned wind way of doing things; the old plan of a but he 'might be at the same time a .
correspondents of the Bartow splitters trotting around ten miles ten-rail fence, and that staked and very poor business man. F{
Courier discuss the question of fencing from home ; and so long as theyrun ridered if the farmer wants it. It has There is a large number of farmersin
against the razor-back and fence him at large I must keep that fencein worked well in this country for thirty. the country who year after year
in.A. I order, or wholly abandon garden nine years that I know of, and I don't produce abundant crops, of the best
number of correspondents have ing. There is no justice! in it.i Fence believe in the three-slat fence no more quality and at the least cost, and yet
discussed the hog nuisance through them in; by all means, fence themin than I do in the third party. I believe grow poorer and poorer the longer ". R.
your columns; and I, having had I S.V.. C. either would be detrimental to our they live, because they are not good
more than thirty years of observationand MIDLAND, Oct., 24. best interests in many ways. business managers. .
quite a personal experience with F .. I The pecuniary success of farming, "
Floridarazorbacks, am preparedto Fence Him Out.I The Business Farmer. as of every other business, depends''
say that I am ready for the vote, know of some_ poor boys and men Thus far in the history of every not so much upon production of abundance
and. my vote is : fen him in I other nation farmers have of products, of the best quality, '
in sooner or
beat who ,
are not to own
Just think of it One man own at the least cost, important as this may :
ing a few hogs running at large, can cattle to any extent, who have this later, become peasants it is a serious be, as it does upon the proper answerto
compel 1 a whole community, composed year up to date sold pork to the amountof question in the minds of some whetheror the questions, What shall be pro
perhaps of one hundred or f $50, $75 and $too each. I also not in these United States of America duced, in what quantities, when shall
/ more families, to build pig proof know one other young man who has the farming population must not it be produced and how, when, where
fences and keep them in repair indefinitely sold up to date $250 worth of hogs, pass through one change after another, and for what price and to whom shall
1 all in this year, and of the razorback the: best and most enterprising people it be sold?-PROF. C. S. WALKER.
It will be by nq means extravagantto kind. Mr. F. C. Milton, the Lake. leaving the farm for more desirable 1 S
say that the average farmer will expend land butcher, has for about three occupations and the more shiftless from TREATMENT OF OHOLERA.Horsford's .
$500 in ten years in the con- months been killing from $25 to $35 other employments and from other
struction and maintenance of fences. worth each week, all raised near here, nations turning to American agriculture Acid Phosphate.DR. .
Supposing one hundred farmers to and of the "razorback" or common until finally the tiller of the soil CIIARLES GATC ELL, of Chicago,
fence against the roving herd of one Florida breed. I live within about here as well as in other lands shall belittle in his "Treatment of Cholera, says: 'Aa
hog owner, the aggregate sum would one-half mile of Mr. Miller, and get better than a serf. it is known that the cholera microbe does -
be$5oooo while the owner of the most of my pork at this season of the Such a transformation is not a destiny not flourish in acid solutions it would be
swine would do well to get$50 a year year from his market Some of the to be welcomed. What can be well to slightly acidulate the drinking I
from his hogs, which, in the 'decade, neighbors who furnish him do not owna done to prevent it? each This of may water be half done a by teaspoonful adding to 1
would be $500. But suppose we reduce cow of any kind, and if the slat After a most careful study of the of Hereford's Acid Phosphate. This will
the cost offences one-half: say fence law were in force, as Mr. Keck whole movement of the farming population not only render the water of an acid reaction -
they cost only $25,000, and then proposes, what would become of some from the landing of the PIP but also render boiled water more
write$500 under it; what a contrast of our very best citizens and their hog grims to the present hcI, am fully agreeable the taste.The It Acid may be sweetened ;
still 1 But again, suppose the hogs industry, which is their only source of convinced of one fact: ii the farmersdo taken if as recommended will also Phosphate tend to >
were worth all the fences cost, revenue at present? not care for themselves no one else invigorate the system and correct debility 1 1
(though .such a supposition would be Now, I believe the above figures wilL. If the farmers of America, constituting thus giving increased powerof resistance
the very pinnacle of absurdity,) would show what could be done in almost nearly one-half of the nation's to disease. It is the acid of the ',I
there be any justice in imposing avery every part of our country, as well as bread winners, seven-eighths of whom I md system hence,a product will not of the create gastric that functions dLsturb'i, + .
:. heavy annual expense on one l in this beat; and, excepting Winter are native born, do not arouse themselves ', ance liable to follow the use qf mineral
{iundnd-men, for.the sole benefit of Haven, Auburndale, Haines City, ,. and4ook. out for their QWD.. in- a icida.1. :

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' Established 1876.MCALISTER JAMES STEPHENS & SONS., 1888-1892.


fi Produce Commission Merchants THE MD5T EEDNDMIEAb. REWABLE AND EFFI IEKT.

629 Street, Pa. FRUIT DEAlkEnS
Liberty Pittsburgh ,
In Successful Use Since 1888in
347 and 340 Broadway, Orange Groves and Vegetable Gardens in size from sir acres to one
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ALBANY NE"VV YOI i4;. hundred and seventy-five acres.I .
:.. The Florida Dispatch or any Mercantile Aencjr.'

, bave perfected, and tested, by use, an arrangement of light steel
-THE- tubes as a substitute for the perishable hose.JAMES.

F'V;' 'BALTIMORE AND JACKSONVILLE S. 8. ED.Will O. _. FRANKLIN Montverde. : Fla., ...

- sail the Fast aqd Elegant Steamship
:. i 4 "BRIXHAl'From \{[" ,

( Dock foot of Main Street, Jacksonville, GROCERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS

t.\\ 4-_ -ON3MCon.da.ys -
a: .. ilVovoinrtbex 1' and 21, DEALERS IN-

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: / And Every Second Monday\ Thereafter, for
Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc;
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i.r. .V Lave Baltimore MONDAYS, November 14 and 28, and every second Monday
t; thereafter for PRICE LIST OF WIIISKEY.V

i- Charleston and Jacksonville. Parker.$1 75 J.Martin Rye.$3 00
\ 4 Orange Valley........................... 2 00 Virginia Glades .............. ......... 4 OO
ft. 1 This steamer is especially! adapted for the transportation of Fruits and Vegetables. Lowest Spring.:Valley..... ...................... 2 50 Old Bourbon.................;.......... a 00
i 1,;V x rates North and South. Special! rates to Baltimore, Philadelphia,Washington.Harrisburg.Buffalo, North Carolina Corn................... 2 50 Kentucky Sour Marsh .... ;............ 5OO
.f PitUburg and other inlandporots. For full particulars,address Clifton Club ..... ............... Old Baker.................... ........ 6 00
J' JOHN G. CHRISTOPHER, or GRAY, IREI AN & CO., Montrose Velvet..................$6 00
Jacksonville,Fla. Baltimore, Did.I jugs Extra: One gallon zsc.; two gallon,soc.; three gallon,750. Remit by[ post office Jmooty
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O.D. to dry towns.A .
I VAUTION.-Beware of dealer*.nb- complete price list of Groceries: ,and Wine List,sent free on application.
it et W.L.Douglas
Bane.abnrtatlon.are stamped bottom and W. L, DOUGLASS3 JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
akjet t. prosecution by law for obI .
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,,t der false pretences. SHOE GENTLEMEN.FOB WE CAN TELL YOUHow

,I genuine sewed shoe that will not rip i line Calf
. seamless,smooth Inside,flexible,more comfortable stylish to make good Fertilizers /\"f HOME ""*
's. Pnsdacustommaadeshoes ecorstinggfromr.sold to$ the price. .
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I tit' The only S3.0O fehoe made with two complete
(-t 1 ,. t soles,securely sewed at the outside edge(M shown in cut),
;' .. which gives double the wear of cheap welt shoes sold at the Soft
i j 16, I g l same price for such easily rip.baring sole sewed Phosphates:
t.t i L to a narrow strip of leather on the edge,and when once
" "# worthless.
; worn through are .
;\ 0 ThetwoeolesofthelV.L.DOUGLAB83.00S5oewhen worn through can be repaired as many times a* Saving you $7.00 to $10.00 per ton on the prices you'
rI !C 1leceaa&17asthe7wUlneverripor loosen from the uppen are now paying for Fertilizers.
c Purchasers of footwear desiring to economize
r a G1' s_ : '';:- ,should consider the superior qualities. Send for Special Florida Circular giving directions for making
yysV Gt % of these shoes and not be Influenced
y to buy'cheap welt shoes sold at S&OO.
r r having only appearance to commenathem. Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.W.
t y VV V W. L. DOUGLAS Men's .
Q a \ t 84 and tJ 5 Fine Calf Hand
H r Sewed:S3.S 0 Police and Farm
h era;82.ftO Fine Calf j 82.25' S. POWELL & CO., Chemical FertWz.r Manufacturer.
I 'f' = and $2.00 Worklngmen'st
Boys' $2.00 and Youths' aoa to aie Bonir Wharf BALTIMORE. MD.
-- S1."'S School Shoes;Ladles' +
t Ji HIS IS 'NE -'" -'- -::;' ;.,. $3.00 Hand Sewed;$'2.50
... BEST ... -" 82.00 and 1ueaeslo
"'..?'!. ;; :::';' ::f' are same bleb ENTERPRISE FOR CHOPPING
I i, <6'r.l," f#;< ;.,,,"'....;.?. Oe-.. h.&.1' T -;.. standard of ment.o. .. [WI Saniacre Meat, .iDee
: U101)1Jf'' Meat Suet,
WlL.L -" ""<'... lie. I... 0 r d, I Meat t C Chopper o Hamtmrir Steak for
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J 'L J, lll : ",:.::''"'' '->" .Q ; w Hog Dyspeptics. Head, Pepper Cheese,,.
'" Chicken Salad. Bach,
.Q-TI N N E D.'U
.. sale to shoe dealers and general merchants where I ItaTSaasaJraa Croquettetl
If for sale In your place send direct ,. Factory, Codfish,
> catalope. not
width wnllted. Postage Cree. \V. L.Douglas, r kton,Mass to e Best\ in .th\h e World] for Poultry, Lobster.,
Tripe, Clams Corn for
: ) WANTED. For Sale by theHardware Fritters eWe Bread: .
Trade for Bread Crumbs,
Cocoanut, Cabbage,
Send for CatalogueEnlerprisB Horse Kadish,'VaniUa
r "''rtl Co. r making Beef Tea for
; it Cia .IJ, Inrallds, Pulreritlnj
I Dauphin Stay
i Jkc.
'. Address,stating:average size and price per barrel l, Philadelphia, Pa. /No.10 $3.00

V KOBT. BUIST. Jr., Philadelphia Penn. -_. -

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't MPORTERS OF POTASHES, NITRATES, and the famous CALCUTTA L BONE. The largest stock of ER TILIZER MATERIAL I In the.South

{ A Special Invitation Extended to All to Visit Our Factory. PROMPT SHIPMENTS. GREAT CARE AND ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL ORDERS.


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Pucks and Eggs;al.o Bronze Turkeysand fllORtPAOKPATCH : i

Definite exchange offers inserted free. State McNeil Peas for sale. Mrs. W. II. MANX: OWZt i

what you have and what you 'want. Mannville, ,ta. 10-3-51. ..

Open to subscriber only. FROZEN OUT FRUIT GROWERS will find RMERYRal.i.( ....IUANCt Lemonsi Oranges Grapes, Peaches, j
high dry,fr. t proof fruit land in the Pabor MMUUIV,IMr es, Berries, Green and .
l make Cotony.'Vnte' fjr particulars to W. K.PABOR. Dried Fruits. 'I''
FOR F.xCIIANGU-6 City Lots and to acres of .
Manager. Avon Park. Fla. ioivtfCTRAWBERRY
in Jacksonville Fla.. value fscoowill be CHAS. WrPaCOSTA, Publisher. Will pay cash. Send for a Daily Bulletin._ -:
exchanged!all or part.for property in Leesburg. PLANTS-Send for price list
Fla..or ridoity. Will pay some each differenceon ** JULIUS Sc HXADELBACH,Grand Bay,Ala. M. E. BALLARD & CO., I
good paying property. Address P. O. Box S.1I t-Qt TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:
*26, Leesburg. Lake County Fla."CENTAWORD" 3449 Cottage Grove Ave.,Chicago nl.; .
General Produce Commission Merchants and
WALL PAPER-Cheaper than any house in For One Year ...............................$2.oo Shipper 7-2.S-6 1U0
COLUMN.To state. Samples, prices and instructions -
free by mail. J. F. ROBINSON, 15 W. Bav street, : For Six Months...,.........,........... ..... I.ooSubscriptions
Jacksonville. Fla. 3-24-6111 B. PRESLEY ,&, CO., {
insure Insertion fa this column, advertisements -
must be accompanied by the money. in all cases cash in advance. LEADING
PLANTS-Clouds. Hoflmans.
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. STAWBERRY
Postage Stamps received in payment. ready. Send for prices.Crescents.C1.ARiCLEwIS.Llamp-Strong plants>> now Rates of Advertising: on Application. FLORIDA ORANGE DEALERSOF i
Count every word including name and address.
Oil, Fla. 7. S-It V 1 1NORTHVVESTp
Perfection Rein @, REMITTANCE should be made by Check, OF THE
old Bibles make them -
your family ; at l
prevents horses switching over REPAIR DaCo-sta and Pub
the lines. Agcnt".nddtalerscoin: money. Ham- lishing'House new., ,Jacksonville Fla.BOONE'S Postal Note,Money Order, or Registered Letter ST. PAUL. MINN. '
pie Si. with circular ANDREW V. CALLAHAX,

General Manager Salem, Ohio. 8-n-iot :- EARLY, fine in quality; the earliest to order ofFLORIDA
oranJe in use. Limited supply of trees. Au POTTLITZERBROS.'FRUIT )J.
SALK 7,000 Orange Lemon and GrapeFruit ;
rantium Pomelo. Mr. Clauser. of Lotigvood. .
Buds all budded stock and
; on sour received returns in February, from Barber&Co..
trained to sUke. Write for U.TuKN'
prices. J. Chicago: Common Pomelo net, $r.2'; Auranti- FRUIT GROWER, ,
LEY. Lake Weir. Fla. S.1812t um.I2.3a. Some fine trees. Also,large Tardifl FLORIDA ORANGES

t ORANGE SIZERS-Ayer' Perfected-hat no buds on sour. JAMES MOTT, orlando Nut sery.
Jacksonville} Fla.ellapl .
to break or get out of order. Address _7-21 8w A SPECIALTY
I., ALFRED A YEll. Lake Weir,Fla.;or Florida Fruit .
: Exchange,Jacksonville. io-2o-St FOR SALE Whipporwill pees, per bushel f..
,"h... .. $z.oo; Conch peas((limited quantity;, Perbound 5oooo.on FT. WAiLiikt. IiiDIAnH,
L"ECONTK: Kcifler. Wilder and Idaho Pear post paid, 2oc; Chufa seed,per pound VinlS
t Tires Kel.ey and Marianna Plums, l' c. post paid 35c; per peck f. o b., $1.50; pearl
Large lot of Marianuas Budding and Grafting millet, per pound, post paid &c; four pounds Established 18GG.
on hand. Will sell cheap. Address! Florida '1.25; ten pounds, f.o. b.,|2.oo. scud: cash with j
Nursery. T. M. PCLESTON, Monticello.: F'a. I order.' EXCELSIOR SEED FARM Kcuka.2-4-tf FIH.I AIL VARIETIES. EDWARD ROBERTS,

SEEDS of the "New Fru t," or Com mot. 300 T AN: CY PIG hONS-Bought,sold and exchangtd. VALUABLE NOVELTIES. AGENT FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
per by mail. WA[. P. NEELD, Piuellas Write for what you W&nt. Stamp for rcpl). j
: Highest standard of Vines! by more thorough
L dol1a-;; AND VEGETABLE. -
I GERMAN HARF.S for sale. Two to four: ading than thus generally received from any
C T.MCCROREV,Titusville, Fla.
f; SPIRAL where. Large discount on large orders. Returns. Stencils on application.
lo 2n3tMACARTNEY assorted of ..
;ne case our different Florida\Vi 10
ROSE Plants and Cuttings make ((12 bottles) given as Premium with order 226 and 228 North Delaware Ate., .
-i y fences. For sale. NOZZLE. (mounting to$50 oo or more. Send for estimate I
M.. O'NEILL fairbanks.evergreen Fla.10206t- before ordering elsewhere. Address PHILADELPHIA. PA.

E. DUBOIS, P.O Box iRj,
; ANIMAL MEAL11AKES" HBVS LAY,YOUNG Allow. Price gaud$1.25 hurses at factory to graze post dud paid prevent'browsing. $1.50, Tallahassee. Fla. W. H., BROWN & CO., : !

:wards off disease. Circulars and TheS. HubbarU Company, Jacksonville, New Beggar Weed Seed 250 per paid.
testimonials. E.W.AMSDEN, Ormond Fla. agent for tue blate. 161 MAIDEN LANE, NEW YORK,
F.R ItS H IRE. Outer Wblte.nJn i
30d-3m U ,
F r M. S. MOREMEN rknd. /ted and Poland Chloe t
PIOS Jerter, sod
: GaeruMjr
FOR SALE-One second hand Washington MANUFACTURER. AND PATENTEE, Holiteia Lkttto. Tb ronbbrc4 FLORIDA ORANGES.
it Preu-for sale cheap at this office. 8h"pFucJ ro olU7.Don. Hwangsod
.. writ..fM nrticnlavr Switzerland Florida. Uft.. CatalognaII. I'
.IV. lil1IT1L C villa CJaukf'C..Pea-. CONSIGNMENTS SOLICIT2D.I
; TANKS-G. M. DAVIS & Sox Palatka. Fla., 7-28-6rao
A Manufacturers of Cypress= Tnks. Tubs and -- J I
t Vats., Large Water Tmk a rpeciaUv, for railroad 1 i
and irrigating purposes. bend for price
list 10-13-121 "-
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L'OR SALE-Three hundred thousand GrapeFruit !
I and one hundred thousand Sour Scions. 1
.t Very fine Pnces very reasonable. S. M. .,:: I

STEPHENS, Lakeland, Fla. 10022-lIt EIOW DOES THIS CATCH: : YOi3 ? : 1

;r-- A make any animal eat and grow fat. They have d
on equal for chickens,and are a sure cure for salt Send us an order for 5 boxes Cream Fruit or 'f-AAM: : < B:1NT:1-S: :
sick cattle. For sale everywhere in Florida.
Sample peckages sent by mail for 3S cents. 1V.c 4 Banta's Pepsin Chewing Gum, and we will\\ m ,. VI ,
; G.TILCB HAN, Palatka, Fla. S-2s-t3t f
I \ end you ,a handsome Gloria Silk, eight steel rib t ,..- '
,;, Do you need stationery of any kind-paper i I 4...
pens and ink? If so,send to D*Costa Print Jmbrella, either wood or silver handle, one that '
;: ins! and Publishing! Hoti e. Jacksonville Fla "
. /ou will be proud to carry. t
FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments,
.a. Estate Journal," Arcadia, Fla.
j.; $_1.00 per year sample with state map 3-f4-im, 10 cents. Banta's Cream. .pttait and Pepsin -Gam

.' SER THEM GROW-Those Pear and other s-,,. s not equalled for fine chewing qualities, flavor, indigestion,etc. This offer is only good for ,
\ trees,etc. Tierron is getting ready fort r
;.it. he fall trade. Prices now ready. SUMMIT $ p.w \ 90 days, merely as an advertisement to get our Gums more thoroughly introduced. .
NURSERIES, D. t.,.Pierson. Monticello Fla. z J
10-b r. 8-I-9t .Manufactured\ by F. j. RANTA, X ima, Ohio. i

Lyr .
Seasoned Orange Box: Heads FOR SALE BY -

We carry more dry lumber than any mill in H. L. DVSENBERRV & CO., ;;
t the South and are prepared to fill orders for box
heads in large quantities at short notice. Dry Manufacturers and Jobbers of Fine Candies. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
*" Flooring. CClling.lld Sid in sr a specialty. TUGuf1 /,
:.., MAN WILSON Co.. Patella-,..Fla..' _7-21 iat ... We will pOl'Ulvely stop giving umbrellas with Cream Fruit and Fepuln Gum after NOT. 25, '02.FE1lTILIZEllS. .

t'. -* *- FEll TILIZE1lS.]*I ; I Ir .

: Blood and Bon, Cliiotlo; Bone 2VToal,

Pure' Fine .Grounct Bone, JOtxr-lc and fright: Cotton. Seed Meal,

:-' Animal Bone end Pot:{>ts1Z, obncco Stems: ,

\ Blood, Bon And p01nsl"l.: Canada Hard X: Tood Ashes,

I- : ."' -:. : Pulverized\ Bone Sulphate of Potash, &0. .

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Baltimore22and'24 East Baltimore Btreet. \ ;

SA..v IJLL.: SUI'PLXgS. New York, 148 Fifth Av .
vVliititrt{ n WIf" k.4'.flM
We are State :We Have :

Horse .
JIIgh..r.rad u w.,10&'.=rp..etl.a.
tv In stock. I 4G i'ill1 I Rook{ ;""I'ID'.B"' 11Mn..T pe.hue .

THE:: BUCKEYE- 8 and G feet tread. le.u. 11 teh.r.. DOJO\ 4.rtJ.4T.kgr.parr.idb.M*la......*. 1.0.7.KM bt w,
r I dJru. 11.111111 U. 1i1U,1I- Pta't?L.ja t a,x..g.

. Florida Central[ & Peninsular MOWERS, -. = '\"," : The 6 foot for use Is suitable In "MORE TESTIMONIALS"for:

RAILROAD I A COHipfrt 1nrk: of fJ ORANGE GROVES. .anmbtr ef machine
J/oirrr and ._ .I old>> than any other hatchet>
; The Florida Trunk 1 llrjtalt'M tinin ml at Write( for Prices. MACK ttJ la successful open
Eiiqe J-'rtf tory l'rlf'f'.. atioa at Decatur Illinois 23::
chicks batched at one timer
-AND- WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF THE FAMOUS"xE3AS with a200 tec capacity Rell

SHORT LINE TAMPA. RANG'E :E> x, o "Vs," catalogue&able vtampa lnoubator.18ndkk onew.u w

A Jo'"" Line of Repairs for Sam.
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with the North bjViver Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementsof
Junction Live Oak. Callahan,Jack
.nvllle and Y.rnrruUus, all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold MIVANIZEBGEARED

.r Has this '.MOO hHP4nect at factory prices. Send for catalogues.

fit flimurilli nl j M itiulli Raitt.IB .
connection with th. B.. P. w. R. IL;tbe
AUbtmtJMldUnd, aDd tbe L.& N.and the line lgned ana much Improved furnlaaes power to '
l* dloff from Cbtaa "o. Su Louts, KauMU City 'JUMP, GRIND, CUT FEED and SAW WOOD
and th. North and

Through Cars from Cincinnati to Prlt'o Cut S- -
Jacksonville and Tampa. tot

,... SM.dwte, fMlfmdM "'-rwr.. all .....
i ern ltattw.y Impr"t..

The Florida Central Penlnstllar R.R.

11 the greatest artery of travel through tbe TorK-ft.
floect narU of Florida traversing twenty-four Steel
oountfet-Odaden.JefrenKm. Dux"al.Alacbua. GearedAertnotor.. .
Lake<< Leon. Suwnnnee. Nassau Levy Orange.Htllsborough ;,.
Waku 1 I.. Columbia. Clay Doe*the 13 work of 4 homes at half tbe cost of
Hie,and la U> always harnessed and never gets llmi.
Marion Polk. Manatee Madl on. Maker Brad
Desoto-in With our Steel Stub Tower It Is easy to put on bam.
lord. Sumter.'Hernanrio and their *>nil for elaborate designs for putting power In barn.
rlcbeit portion. It runt through the Middle \ bth" Boet..l1 !
Florida Region ot Ulll Country where arethe RMOTOR:. CO.t D&.calc tl4..$&II u..Cblean..r....<.,..
tine old

farming Land Farms and the JWt-*. Tobacco- NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE; ''
(reached by no other line), tome of them conducted '
on a large scale. Here are Oulncy Nest session wffl begin 8.>t L Qaedeal. SdentandPbiloeophicaleeDnefl. ., ;
TallahaMee (the capital U.) )runUc Uo. Madlooo PLANET Jtt. HORSE: ROB VITH LEVER AND LEVER WHEEL tZlrIRRIGATING Acadeaio Department. Pi1paratorjr
and other towns from whose comfortable for (OoUec Commercial Department. IuD
Instractioo cad Good
ample dwellings, repotlnv In .a fertile coun- ooone. thcrooch practical.
r brick bofldisca. Beautiful and healthful loccUoau xMoaec -
t' try I. coming a renewed energy to employ per aeedoo cf'A weeka.ft tOO.OO to 8 1 6O.OO.For .'
MACHINERY eaulocn* aad farther mformat" ad dnse the
stretch .id rat, Ilan....L.WU Y. .

ef Baker Bradford. Alachua and Levy counUM -

through tbe proiperousBtrwbtrry Carry a sttfck of Steam Pumps, Boilers'

of LawUy, Starke and Waldo perhaps inperlor Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, V lves. tfera1anre ao. fine toek'of deaarfptloB gt
In profit to tbe orange I'rove-I goeitbrouirb UIT a d Ul Jt&J ..
-the /heart of the State penetrating Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnished 1 \ maN\ 4ruat" '".,
Mme of the finest groves,one having and POUktalocne jpVlpr :," .
.. i t for ''Plants put in complete and guar- malled W
70,000 ""'-HGn"" Orange Tree,. : : <> itimmvm A ve>4e

passing making Its for way nearly southward a mile to between the Gulf them-and to .: ,' anteed; satisfactory. Hand Spraying $P.HCNIX__w in ti $ NURSERYCOMPANY! : _

the more tropical portions of tbe State. In ...."-,' .. Pumps of every description. Send for
all portions of the State It reaches points of .;, .. s Mary had a Little Lamb,
Jc. .l Interett.Waknllt r: Catalogue of How and When to Spray.
(IUBB issr ....,.) It's wool was all theo-
Springs In the West tbe Suwan- Nozzles etc. made to order in our We make It la
BM River, u beautiful. and romantic. It Is Pipe, a! op
famous Silver Springs. the lake region machine ;I BUSINESS SUITS I
and the l lakes themselves with their surroundings 11 a for 815.00 yea know.
of rolling land Interspersed with ) ..
pleasant homes In green groves sloping down These CitluusUi"!Suits art
to the clear lake fronts. By means of this b"'ubecause -
popular throughout
road.' you can most readily reach the
: the
they represent
Hunting and Fishing Ground
The settler will find on the line of this road very Oal.hUlice e114bJQnu. ,
greater opportunity for a varied selectionof : cY and are essential to every
land than on any other road In the State-- i : | business man who cares one
from lightest soils to those underlaid with _
clay and mart and of richest haramock- fits for economy and xrrxAAHCX. >
whether for regular mixed farming,stock or Send us 0 cents la
dairy farming peach or strawberry.culture, .., stamps,stating kind of car
and vegetable gardens.The
orange groves W
tourist will be gratified with Its scenery. Dent or suit desired,and ire
The health-seeker on Its ample route can find will forward yon SAMPLES
some spot adapted to his wants. On the hard of Che riots.Cat jlmeres,etc., .
horseman s
clay roads of Middle Florida the
will ride with speed and satisfaction and the Self-measarement rules and
Tlortda Central and Peninsular Is the :. fashioa atate. YOU DO THIS

.port....'. R."e. a and we do the rest. Bait!

NOT&-Passeng from Northern connections : more cheapest market.
having tickets over the Florida Centraland = KEELER the largest custom
Peninsular to points In South Florida
nave the privilege of being taken Into Jack- .: producer.
tonvllle over the OomnanyTs line and allowed AGENTS FOR Ii ,.lllma lilts Pl..e Is.Tnsssn

a ticket stop-over, with return within to the their going route limits for destination of the ISOVI.. ES' S'IEA.11X PITMPS. . $1.", ,..

:, free of extra charge. Send for map of Recelyed. rise Silts, .... V..
Answered the they are
All letters Day
Florida mailed free nrcttti,, ...... f|.
JL a HAODONELU o.p.AJacksonville..
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Dili I/eave Ei ern.axi.tiin.aL, Jfo-vemtoer 1 tIa. 3

: 'riie Fit a.1EI1ELWOLU,

-. .. '. Especially built for Transportation of Fruit, has been chartered, and will commence loading at Fernandina November 12th and '

.. willbe' .- dispatched :November 15th. '
Shippers who. have pledged fruit for this steamer will start the shipment from their shipping station '.NOT LATER THAN :a

NOVEMBER, 12th, and on the 11th if possible. ._,.
Growers desirous of giving this project thei>support, but who have not pledged any quantity, can ship to me to .Fernandina, and

their fruit will receive proper attention and be forwarded. .

Ship the best possible quality of oranges, carefully handled and packed, and as far as possible bright fruit of 150,176 and 200 .....

sizes. Ship oranges tinged with"green, or nearly green, IF MATURED. Such will ripen on the voyage and are bound to land in sound ,:


Desirous of having a representative of the shippers who help to make up the cargo go on the steamer and look after the interests of

.'all concerned, there will be printed in the Times-Union on November 1st and 2d, a list of those who have promised to ship. Each shipper ,-"

:can have one vote for every 25 boxes pledged. He will please send 'his votes naming his choice, to the editor of the Times-Union, the ,

grower, shipper or citizen of Florida receiving the most votes to, be the one to accompany the steamer. I only stipulate_that the choice

shall be a reliable.and honest citizen of Florida. .

Shipments on line of F. C. & P. R. R. pay Jacksonville rates to Fernandina. 'Those made by other routes pay- a special,rate of 4c

per box from Jacksonville to Fernandina. 1fIo.

ALL SHIPPERS please notify me by mail or telegraph (at my.expense) when the shipments l leave,the number of boxes'hipped

and whether advance of 75c per box is wanted, .!J

; : Special stencils will be furnished, and any other particulars on application? to. ,


103. Park Place,' N. Y., up to Nov. 11; after that, address Fernandina, Fla.

Or to W. R. SMITH, P. _0. Jacksonville, Fl '. .



\ In compounding:a solution a part was accidently' spilled on the band
?"T and on washing afterward it was discovered tbat the t.air was c"m-
pletely removed. We at once put this wonderful prrj>aratton. An the
market and so great has been the demand that we are now introducing
Printing ADD Publishing House It throughout the world under the name of Queen' Ant1-Lalrlne, ,
Lay the hair over and apply the mixture for a few minutes and the
: hair disappear"as If by magic without the slightest pain or injury"'ben
FL1, R applied or ever afterward. It is unlike any otberpreparatlonevernteQ
fora like purpose. Thousands of LADIES who Lave been annojtd
with hair on tbelr FA CE,NECK' and ARMS attest Its merits.
y'1UMSOUT THE BEST .STYLE OF PRINTING ,. -.- GENTLEMEN who do not appreciate beard or hair on their rt
find a priceless boon In Queen's AntNHalrlue which does awaywith
---.-.....---pAT ,...-,..... \._.'"- frf Shaving, by rendering Its future growth an utter impossibility
-; THE LOWEST RATES. Price of Queen's Antl-Halrlne fl.per bottle, sent in safety mailing boien postage paid by us(secure)j
sealed from observation). Send money or stamps by letter with fall midrw written plainly. Correspondence
(. strictly confidential. This advertisement Is honest and straight fo-ward in every word It
contains. We invite yon to deal with UI and you will find everything as reprwwntrd. Cut this out and
'. sendto-day. Address QUEEN CHEMICAL. CO., 174 Race Street, CINCINNATI' 0. You can
f. ,: re&'fater TOur letter at any Fort Office to Insure Its safe delivery We will pay WOO for any rase
of failure or sllffhtest injury to aDT purchaser Every bottle guaranteed.
SPECIAL Ladles who tntrodn and leD among their Mend 20 Bottles of Queen's tl-Hlriiie.
Win present with a BILK O&ZSS: iTyards beet silk. JCxtra Zrftrg Bottle. and samples
;-: 1RM1c ;( ._j- B of sllktaMlMt: from sent With,order Good salars or Commission\O lgtnt*.
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or would exchange for bearing grove and pay
ar ',. ITS CAUSES AND CURE, cash difference Forty acres of rich Pine Ham*
Scientifically treated by an aurist of world-wide mock land. Thirty acres cleared, together with
reputation. Deafness eradicated and entirely
:,.. plank causeway, y4 mite ionic with dock and
cured,of from 20 to 30 standing, after all
failed mile from Grahamville, Ocklawaha
other treatments have How the difficulty ferry x on
is reached and the cause removed, fully explained River;4 miles from Silver Springs AddressA.
: in circulars, with affidavits and testimonials TREADWEUU,
:. of cures from prominent people,mailed Redding Conn.
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,. free.Dr.. A. FONTAINE, 19 East 14th St.,'N. Y.tol5paizwai.

N l $5 ?
Ik I LIGHTNING PLATERaedptadaglewfttrwatehee
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tahiewar., ae. 'Uic* th*
bed *f jewelry food u
, s MW.ra all kinds.,metml
.... .., ---ot!' with fold,dim.r afetet.X. .
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The Manufacture of Blank Books 0..()eW ,u,0-

:. ; :; a Specialty. 200 ACRES TRUCKING OP CHEAPLY LAND without IRRIGATED expensive Clark's Cutaway

S machinery or even artesian wells. A black soil, HARROWS 'D CUL'tIV ATOnS..
:' SEND FOR RRICES. : wtveral feet In depth,level as a floor free from I keep in stock seven styles,cutting in width .
.amber,which can be flooded by the closing of a !from two((2)) to six(6) feet, at prices from JIQ.OO '
: fate at the mouth of the ditch draining the glade. to Jji.oo. Send for catalogue.
CHAS. W. DACOSTA; Proprietor. For particulars address GEO. W. Ups rncoa,In- B.S.HUBBAJU,Gena54ttAgeut,
. .. terlachen,Fla Federal Point,>Via.'q .
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: The magnificent Steamshipsof this Line are appointed ..

t;? .. to sail as follows, calling at Charleston;! S. C., .

.t.<. Both ways : .
...- From New York. <* FromJacksonville.,
(Pier 29 E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
<: Wednesday, Oct. aSth, at 3 r. M.."CHEROKEE,".... Tuesday Nov. ist. at zoo i. ic
S. Friday Oct. 28th at 3 P. M..... .YEMASSEE..Thursday, Nov. sd at 33: <>A.M tj
.. Monday. Oct. jtst, at 3 P. .. "ALGONQUIN,".......Sunday. Nov. 6th, at 530: A. M
. .. Wednesday,Nov. ad, at 3 P. M. "SEMINOLE" .... ...Tuesday, Nov. 8th, at 6J0: A.H
. ,. if Friday Nov. 4th. at 3 P JJ."IROQUOIS". .......Thursday, Nov. xoth, at S: OA.M
Monday, Nov. 7th at 3 p. M."CHEROKEE."...... Sunday Nov. I3th at xaxx)no'n .l f
!. Wednesday Nov. 9th,at 3 P. M."YEMASSEETuesday, Nov. isth at iw>P. M .i
trFriday., Nov. nth at 3 P. M."ALGONQUIN,".... ...Thursday Nov. 17th, at 1:30 p. MMonday. ',iw ''
r>> Nov. 14th, at 3 .SH1\IINOLlt.Sunday., Nov. zoth, at 430 A. MWednesday i
. .', Nov. 16th, at 3 P. M.IROQUOIS.........Tuesday, Nov. aad, at 6:00 A. r.r I Rt '-
Friday, Nov. 18th. at 3 p. M."CHEROKEE. ,"..Thurbday,Nov. 24th, at 7:30A.M
: :- Monday. Nov. 2ist, at 3 p. M. .YE IASSHE." .... Sunday, Nov. 27th, at 10:30 A, atp"
L Wednesday,Nov. 23d. at 3 P. M. .... ."ALGONQUIN," ..Tuesday, Nov.zgth,at 12:00 no'n J
.. Friday. Nov.25that 3 P. .SEMINOLE" .......Thursday, Dec. 1st. at iw p. M .
Monday Nov. 28th, at 3 p. M.."IROQUOIS," .....Sunday, lJec:. 4th at 4:00: A. M .,
WcdnesaayNov.: soth at 3 p. M. "CH ROKnn, ". Tuesday Dec. 6th,at 6:00 A. M .


ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.For steamer: : John Gr. 1

Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on ate im: : r ]30 W DIT ':

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U : the St. Johns River.The ARE APPOINTED TO SAIL "

elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers 8E3 STREET. .,

." Steamship "J. G.Christopher," ........Oct.23 Steamship "J. G. Christopher," Oct.30, 11 am
City of Jacl sonvi11e," "Dowdin"............. Oct.29,3 pm *. "Bowdin". .....Nor. 4,3.30am _'!.
.t **J. G.Chri8topher.Nov. b,3 pm "J.G. Ch Christopher"Nov. 11,9.30 am
: Capt. W. A. SHAW. to "Bowdin" .............Nov. 12,3pm .. .... .... .18,2.30>pm
: 'Fred9k DeBary,99 a'" "J. G. Christopher:," Nov. 19,3 pm .". "J. G.Christopher"Nov.25,8.00 am ,-,
"Bowdin.Nov.26,3pm "Bowdin".Dec.2,1.3Opm"J.
". Capt. LEO VOCEL. .t .
4 O. Christopher.Dec. 3,3 pm .J.G.Chrlstopher"Dec.9.8.00am
Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville daily except Saturday at 3.30 p. m., and from Sanford ..t. ""Bowdin".............Dec.10,3 pm .... "Bowdin"...........Dec.16,1.31 pm 1
f. daily, except Sunday at 9 a,m. "J.G.Chrfstopher..Dec.11.3pm "J. O.Christopher"Dec.23, 7.OOam
I "Bowdin".............Dec.24,3 pm .)
:: General and Ticket Office 88 West St. Jacksonville.JOHN

L. HOWARD. Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla. Agent,Jacksonville. Agent, New York, Gen'l Man'r Jacksonville
F. M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. Office 154 Maiden Lane. ".
.MARSHALL. II. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green New York.
,v. F. OGDEN FAY, Traveling Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York. \ j
THKO. G. :KCJ15R, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.J. .
A. LESLIE, Superintendent.foot Laura Street,Jacksonville, Fla. SAVANNAH LINE. ,

.I -r WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents, 'A. 'J

12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York. '
, .-': Time 53 to 55; hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and" j
\ between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.



j Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers Passage I taitostBetween : "1
Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.60 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion j43.Se g
Steerage,$12.50. ->

. i 20 WEST BAY STREET JACKSONVILLE FLA. Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate $21.00; Excursion, $47.30; Steerage $14.21 .
: The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:


Y [Central or goo Meridian Time.] 1 1Chattabooehee
Hay Corn Oats Flour BranWheat; Grits Meal
.....................................................Wednesday, Nov. ad, 3.30 p.m J
Nacoochee.............................................................Friday Nov. 4tb sooa.m 4
i ;' COTTON SEED MEAL Both Bright and Dark. City of Birmingham........................................... ...Saturday, Nov. 5th 6.00 p.m -.J
City of Augusta............................... .....*... ............MondayNov. 7th 7.oop.m ;;
Tallahassee ........ ..............:............................. ."Wednesday, Nov. 9th 8.oop.DI .:;
f Kansas City........... ....................................*............Friday, Nov. nth, n.ooa.m ., "
; EAT ygAeGmttrt&FoCao's PURE GROUND BONE Chattahoochee ... ..................................................SaturdayNov. 12th,
} J. Nacoochee ..................;..........................................Monday, Nov. uth, 2.00 p.m
: NITRATE SODA City of Birmingham...........................................Wednesday, Nov i6th, 3.30 p.m j
Star Brand Fertilizers City of Augusta ...... ............. ..................................Friday, Nov. 18th, 4.30 a.m .
r MURIATE. OF 'pOTASH Tallahassee...............................;..:........................Saturday, Nov. iQth 5.30 p.m
OOJLXANTBKD AXAX.TS1A, Kansas City.\..................................Monday, Nov. 21st, 6.30 p.m
Chattahoochee .. ................................ ... Wednesday, Nov. 23d, 1.oop.m .
Comprisljtf __ list SULPHATE POTASH Nacoochee........................... ........:.........................Friday Nov. 25th 9.00 a.m
DnnUI Tree and Vegetable City of Birmingham ................................. ..............Saturday, Nov. 26th, io.ooa.m
KAINIT Etc City of Augusta .... .................................................Monday, Nov. 28th, 13.00 m ,
FERTILIZER. Tallahassee......................t.................................Wednesday Nov. 3oth 2.00 p..

_These Fertilizers have mo rai ri.r la the market aid a trial wit conviate.I : FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. '

f Gate City.. ............................. ..........................Wednesday, Nov. 2d, 3.30 p.m
OFFER "BSBW PIANOS. City of Savannah... ......... .....................................Sunday.Nov. 6th, 6.ooa.m
I GREAT ,''UPRIGHT City of Macon.......................'"':............................Wednesday,Nov. 9th 9.00 a.m
:P I Gate City....... ..............,.................. ...................Monday, Nov. Mth, 2.oop.m
t 3sI I City of Savannah ... .................... ...... .............. .......FridayNov. iSth, 4.30p.m
Organs, IN UNITED STATES. City of Macon......................... ..... ........................Monday, Nov. slat, 6.00 p.m
I' Always ready for QUICK SHIPMENTS of Finest Gate City........................................',.....................Friday, Nov. 25th, 9.00 a.m
ift OntrlUlnTonrhom$36 f I Pianos and Organs Direct to Your Homes. City of Savannah............ ;:..:..... .....-........... .......Wednesday,Nov. soth, 2.00 pjn

From REV. POTTS of Michpsyint
before JAS.M. D.D. editor -
(.or.em. igan Christian:Advocate.Detroit.Mlch.: "To say that (This'Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)
we are delighted with the Piano does not i
the fact. we are jubilant If.all instruments express Dessoug.................................\.............................Tuesday Nov. 8th, 7.oop.m
Tbs T.Sworev &/ Son PIanoe Organ. are as fine in appearance and as pleasing your in tone as Dessoug...................................'..............................Friday, Nov,i8th, ,,.00 p.m
r BEAVER FALLS PA I this one,your patrons will rise by the hundred." Dessoug...,........................................................... Monday, Nov. 28th, 12.00m

,r +. m PRO 1". E. H. PECK, Valhennoso Springs Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with THESE PALACE STEAMERS
j the"casing or tone;quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ." ,
r.From B. D. GRIGGS AdairsviUe Ga.: "I am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It is
i all you claim it to be." Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line),offer to the
From Y. M. C. A., per T. G. COOLEY, HUlsboro, N. C.: "The; organ gives entire satisfaction. Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Every one who has seen it ts very much pleased with the instrument and the price on the same." Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest vk
From BEN. F. STEELE Prescot Ark.: family;! well pleased in every respect with the Savannah. For information and rooms apply to .
rgmn. How you sell them so cheap is s wonder" B. R. PRICE Soliciting Agent, W.H. LUCAS Fla. Pass.Agent. ,
77 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. 17 West Bay Street.Jacksonville i
INC New Pier No.35 North River New York. City Exchange Building Savannah,Ga.
BA Bat. W.L.JAMES,Agent 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia. 1
XH tr. **.U .id MU a.sU..1V and vtu tpnj 1O.TTM*Par li.m i J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, saT.IF1&;; Sfc Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway.N.Y.
uk......W W.O..M*QarlU KB.*.Mk 8pnyen..4.. ....T.............. A, DeW.SAPSON\iencraJ Agent, W.B.ARNOLD, Gen.TraT.tau. Agt,Jacksonville FU. ..
..... .,-l.e.a./sat KT > U a.w fU.AlMftHMMrv r 8 r TW Ml .n-e. .
"..Z7 r..rop ', Or...s1 Lm4.a wW...."..... ...rts.e.ur.wat.h1..J 306 Washington St., B *on. W H. RHETT Agent
: :':TiR P'YP1fiIIrLMI.. ..ii QYOYT. For Tickets apolv to s..P._& Railway office.-_ 317 Broadway,New York.t .

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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 placed '
upon-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 K
to market the first and finest vegetables,always obtaining the cream of the high prices. This summer Mr. G. W. BlgeIO\V10f Bushnell, Fla...,who used ten tons of our Truck Farmer
Special,"sent to this and to New York and Boston markets the first ripe watermelons of the season, three of these at between$3'>and $375 each, whereas later melons scarcely k
brought freight. Almost every"well-known paper In the State referred to these melons and spoke of the superior quality of our fertilizers. We will further show to any one calling at
our office letters and account sales from New York and Boston commission houses stating that these melons were the finest ever received so early in the season. One of the largest and
best known growers in the State does not find the summer too hot to praise our fertilizers. .
Read what Robt. C. May,of Rockledge,Ridian Ricer,says under date of September,1892: ';
The Paint Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, 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 heaviercrop
than ever before. Some of my trees are bending_over with fruit, so as to require propping. My trees are from red spider and rust mite,and during the long drouth my
trees did not wilt and drop their fruit as others did. My fruit is the prettiest I have tr had. Yours etc. ROBERT C. )IA Y.
Mr. J. M. Watrous. Tampa, Fla.,has used over 200 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.. Bigelow paying us $350.00:) for ten tons of our Truck Farmers'Special without any
discounts. This we can prove at any time,or forfeit$.500.
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 the various agricultural chemicals used in the formulas for our Special brands are the results of numerous exhaustive tests made with Florida crdps on Florida
oils during the past fifteen years,and earn 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. w:


ia the best known regulator of soils,a splendid insecticide and general lime fertilizer,containing sulphur and sulphate of ammonia. Price,$7.00 per ton.
During the past spring we placed on the market a brand of Ground Stock Food composed of selected grains, finely ground,such as wo have used for years past with marked success
both in Charleston,8. C.,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. t
We are also sole proprietors of the Cleanio Manufacturing Company,makers of"Cleanio,"the most wonderful discovery of the age for polishing gold,silver brass!! ,tin,zinc,plated ware,
marble kitchen utensils, glass, etc.,etc. Circulars, with directions and a sample of""Cleanio furnished free upon application. Drop us a postal. Factory:162, l&t, 166 and 168 E. Bay St. '
Write us for prices,discounts and samples before purchasing. All quotations will be in view of great rivalry,and made with a view to meeting every possible competitor and should
*.*.re T01lro 8ra. Address all communications. to
THE PAINE FERTILIZER CO., 60 W. Bay St., Jacksonville. Fla.

President. Vice-President. 'ee null 11mt i.Especially i.

Cashier. Assistant Cashier. adapted to Florida and sub-tropical sections. Largest stock and Greatest Variety
in the South. Two hundred and fifty acres in Fruit Nursery; one acre under glass. Fruit, Orna-
CAPITAL $100,000. mental and Nut Trees, Grapevines, Palms, Roses, Shrubs, etc. Everything for the orchard and.
garden. Catalogues free. ,
Address P. J. BERCKMANS. Frtitland Nursery,Augusta,Ga.

.. THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK, offer fine lot of Camphor w Trees and Red Catley Guava, all pot grown. .


Hcspcetfally solieits 'your Deposits, Collections and General IF Musical Perfection

JL 1 a what you seek In buying a PUno
.. r Banking Business. >. write mi about

-. Lowest New York Pricesor

John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin, and take no other.

Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald, '__ Ask any
W. B. Clarkson, C. B..Rogers, W. M. Davidson, musicianabout
Dr. H. Robinson.. John E. Hartrldgre.*. '" the
Stelnwar.We .

are Wholesale Southern Agents
FANCY POULTRY for these celebrated Instruments,and yon can buy from us as 'bb
easily[ cheaply, and aafelr by mall, as in person. Ask QV

jr -; r. ATTENTION! LUDDEN & BATES, Savannah, Oa.'ii .

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all fowls sent
i' HEREAFTER by express,
/ "" ki will go at one-half'the former -
'l 4' .' '- rates a great saving to my cusr : -
,. 1 Js. tomers. This Is by special ar- 'ii
-.. rangement, and is confined to
': fowls from yards.
... my
We are the largest breeders of
s- .J.. thoroughbred poultry in Florida. Bciwker'sOrange
; -' Come and see our stock or send ?
for our illustrated catalogue and { ,:
.. .!, price list of 14 varieties. :
Poultry supplies of all kinds. '
-, :J Incubators and Brooders, Shell
r ; l and Bone Mills, Clover Cutters
F Wire Netting,Desiccated Fish and row r.
i Boiled Blood and Bone to maker -
-. 'p _: \\r hens lay.F .

1' r FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is ,

Ormond, Fla ; a strong, healthy vigorous growth of .

both tree and fruit are the results reported by large :

PLANT BED CLOTH.Best and experienced planters in Florida who are using

this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the

Protection from Frost. A Cheap ami Efficient, Substitute for Glass] proper time, in the proper form and in the proper l

.. For Florist Gardeners, Tobacco Growers, &c.Used proportions, tf//the elements to bring perfect, healthy

and Endorsed by the Leading Grower Hardy, Vigorous Growth. maturity.
o For particulars, samples and prices, apply to NATIONAL WATERPROOF FIBRE CO.,
GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, :

USE ONLY FERTILIZER carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes "

x Manufactured by theL. mentioned and are extensively used in Florida. Bow ]


L.B. Darling Fertilizer Co. combination for those requiring these ingredients.

I Chemicals at market rates. ":1:1-

tr: '. OF PAWTUCKET, R. I. Send for Illustrated Catalogue Free. :i iBOWKER

'7' 0..B. WEEKS; State Agent Jacksonville. Fla.,

No. 8 Bostick Bloe.k, COBer. Bay and Hal" Streeh. a
Stad for Msasoranda B..k. -

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