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 24, 1892
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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


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DACOSTA A '.()"'t ItS- Whole No. 1243 :NKW SKKIFHVol.
lro rletor... JACKSONVILLE, FLA., NOVEMBER 24, 1892. IV, No. 47.
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& RIP.L E.Y, Geo. S. Hacker & Son,

Price Catalogues of weekly *u lw* furnishes CHICAGO I
on applleallnn.POTTLIT1ER._ FLORIDA OHflEL ...


We respectfully solie'it shipments of Fine Fruit and assure our patrons prompt
FLORIDA ORANGESA and efficient service.Vie ask;ill interested to write for information and forward (1).... co -
shipments.We -
SPECIALTY. refer by permission to A. M. Ivea, Esq., Jacksonville, Fla.: National Shoo oQ to
and Leather Bank, New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; the Volusia County LAnd-_ .: _- ...c
Population LAFJYETTE. INDIANA. Bank of DeLand, Fla. .
Building Meterlal.CHARLESTON .

E. C.PALMER. 1 J.!"tabli..hC't1 II RIvE 1869.RG. A. W. RROST. New Peaches Names Wanted Prizes Offered S. C.


WHOLESALE FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION of Nursery Stock of all kinds Is larger than ever before,
MERCHANTS.Hifi ::: and includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- FRUIT WRAPPERS
Jteatle Strn-t, ."',,,. York. tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of
Southern Fruits! and Produce a specialty. Receivers
of. )ranKrs. Leiuuus. Pineappleand all FRUIT TREES OF ANY KIND.Our Put up in packages of i ooo; every sheet numbered
other ,*''iitt Rnd truck. Consignment*promptly newillustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application. Address, consecutively i to ooo.
remitted for. Sten il* and market reports!" furnished -
free. Reference!" : -alham NationalBank. G. L. TABER Glen St. Mary Fla. Low Prices. Good Work. Fun Count.
Nw York Thurber.Whyland&Co., and ,

37 1ont"mcry) St.. Jersey City N.J.

Cured in from 10 to 15 Days.

Patients are boarded nursed and cured before Crop of 1892 will be Readu for Delivery October 20 ACISONVII1I1E, Fl1A.,
tlleyrav. The Doc'orsN el ins Guarantee Opium
Cu e Company hwveSani ariumsat Spring Glen. If you want the genuine Tenerlffe stock pure and true to name,
5 miles from Jacksonx-ille.' Fla.. and Brooklyn,
N. Y. They have had 8 year- SHCO-M without send to us Tests show a germination
one failure,find are the only infallible Opium
Cure company 'hat offers 81,000 for a case of of 94 per cent
opium habit they cannot cure. Both varieties! white and pale red 5 cents per packet; half ounce 15 cents; ounce.25 cents;
Their Spring Glen Sanitarium will open prr- quarter pound,85 cents;p uud.fJ.oo. port paid MACHINERY
get JUan Temple lltJy next. New York office room H. G. HASTINGS & CO., ,

All communications strictly confidential. INTERLACHEN, FLA. 13CXTM
Send for our 40 pace Illustrated Catalogue.


DRHF.DER OF earliest' desire. .ble Orange known; very delicious, highly flavored well shaped,thin skin,but
jtitle pulp or rag. full of juice and almost! seedless

I also! have fine assortment of other choice Budded Orange and Grapefruit Trees at LIVING

Wnverly Farm, Leon Co., Fla. PRICKS.: \Valve, Hose, Etc.

Milch Cows nd Heifers for Sale.OUL1RYt C. A. BOONE, Agent, Otflando, pla

OOGl t! :>>1i;;; -;,-, ,. ORIGINAL HEADQUARTERS
Jot' ..
c/ 'I j .? \s For rare ax! well as old Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plantsand!' Trees. FRUIT TREESFOR .
La = S I nUrry. Vines, Palms Ferns AquaUcsl'inrapplrs. Bamboos, etc.,etc.Stcrk .
...J '''\' ) .I safely hipped even where.Ntmeries .
1 ; established 1883.
Send stamp for new and full catalogue ich tells all about this subject.

Trade Mark. ,.. ", 1":' UFASO FU I5HOS., Oiieco, Fin.. Write for Catalogue and price list.

Make Hm Lay! NURSERIES OF THE Tliomanvillr' Ga.
Will )I Chicken*Grow I

This food is strictly fresh meat carefully
cooked, ground fine,N'Scol1C'd l and hermetically solicit consignments of all kinds of Fruiti
sealed in 8 lb. can, Bring ground fine, it can strains of Choice Varieties ol Citrus Fruit Trees a cialty. and Vegetable We can get: you an murh for
be readily mixed with rod toot!.and frd fiiO as to Budding Wood for nale t all times. your produce as any house in the bu-ines Car
&in. each equal share. Price xo rent Our stock large and complete. PROMPT ATTENI ION TO CORRESPONDENCE.For ot.a rpecv lty. Quick sales and prompt return
per can{ ' per dozen Address 1IOT.LIS Catalogue and Price-List,address Reference Bradstreet. Uuu &tu.'s Ke ?seta,,.
DKRSSKH. MEAT & WOOL CO.. 20 North, A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin Fla.I .BLAIR- fc TIIRA,\) ..
Boeloa,Man.-> (Mention paper.) JjtcksouTille.'Fla..
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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. I

Orange Wraps, Ladders, Clippers, Nails, Etc.
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E. BEAN Jacksonvile, Fla.
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Is tht most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is a sovereign

remedy foi 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 .

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

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.For .

Rut 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

& MILLER, San Mateo and Citra, Fla.



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tion because a'l their lives they have to ship directly to the Dayton mer- I outlook ought to bo bright for our Flor-
I r Ic'ci associated it with the sale of secondhand chant and thus save the Cincinnati''iJa fruits this season, I see a big dark
c'oud! in the south and southwest slowlybut
furniture, a lot ot unclaimed tariff? surely shutting out the bright rays
The Auction System TriumphingThe express parcels, and i rash and rilT-rail If the grower had a positive certainty before the light has fairly shone downon
most convincing argument in generally. But these people are probably that he could get as good a us. Yes. Mexico is already supplying

favor of the auction as the best stern )'.- ignorant of the fact that nearlyall ; price from the Dayton merchant as UlA hefoie whole Florida Western has country chance with to oranges yellow -
a get a
of selling fresh fruits is found in the wool of the vast i island continent, from the Cincinnati merchant, who i is orange on the market. The Mexican
Australia, is sold at auction in London probably personally acquainted with fruit loons nice, stands up well arid
views of its former
:. the changed most and Antwerp ; that all the oranges him, can, and that his small shipment meets ready sales at $4 per box, and i is
bitter opponents, the commission mer from Italy and Spain and from many would go through as promptly to Dayton now offered on all the stands and at the
chants. Denounce the latter as he other quarters ot the globe, and mill as it would if personally looked fruit half-colored stores at or retail wholly by the green-looking side: of the

4, may, the shipper can not deny the ions oi packages of other fruits, both after by the Cincinnati dealer and for Floridas, the latter of course selling at a
fundamental proposition that it is the green and dr ed, are sold at auctionin warded with other fruit in car lots, much lower price or remaining un801d-
the British markets, and have been then doubtless it would be the wisest "playing second fiddle' to the Mexican
natural interest of the commission he could do Cincinnati grtasers. It is the same way at the
less skip
for the past fifty years ; also, to a thing to
wholesale houses. The in
man to the most he can for York. Years of in his calculations.But pavements
get money extent, in New experience altogether front of the houses showed pile of hundreds
his consignments. Even the rascallj on the part of growers, there is a very big and bad" if' and hundreds of boxes of Mexican
one will do that from self-interest, : ackers and merchants have proven in the way here ; and to those who nice yellow fruit being received and reshipped -
though he may not return a dollar of that the auction is not only the best know the ground and the med thor to all the smaller cities and
a it to the consignor. but it is really the only possible way I oughiy, it is so large as to be posiiivel towns Florida, while must take the a Lack fruit seat of ; American forowingto

;.c. Now, when we find commission in which very lame quantities of per prohibitory.There its, want of color the :Mexican orange
merchants in all the large cities, who ishable goods can be disposed of is one fact which the grower displaces it. And so it goes all the season:
formerly opposed the auction system rapidly and to good advantage. ought to get imbedded in his mcmor) through. The Mexican stock is always a
with might and main, now forming There are no restrictions to preventa permanently. He has nothing what little riper than the Florida. until after
Christmas, then hundreds of thousands
r companies to handle fruit by this same full and thorough examination ol tver 10 do with dist' bution. That is of boxes Mexican fruit has been sold
t w system, what testimony could possibly" the fruit ; all the forenoon ot the day for the men at the other end of the and consumed which should have come
; be stronger in its favor ? When re of sale is devoted to examination by line. That is their business ; it is from the groves in Florida. Were it not
' minded of their former hostility to the trade and they avail themselves their legitimate business, and the for this cloud I would say the orange
the auction do of the When should rest assured that they groves of Florida would certainly compensate -
\ they not attempt to tully privilege. two or grower their owners from this season's
deny it, but say, We find it the best three hundred or more dealers come will do it a great deal better than lie crop, as the West is wholly destitute of
' way to get money out of fruit, and to before the auctioneer's stand, each can, or any combination of growers an apple crop and the supply of fruit
get the most money out of it." man knows the quality and condition generally is: not large. The Mexican oranges
, We have before us the card and cir of every lot as well as its market value can.Take the Florida Fruit Exchange, this season ate J packed: in boxes
from material made in the Florida mills,
cular of the Florida and California They are all regular buyers, and as for instance. It proceeds on the auc thus using our material, destroying our
Fruit Auction Company of Cincin they can buy Mediterranean fruit only tion principle. It is nominally a combination pine forests of wind and frost-breaks
at these sales, they are in active competition oj growers, but for the main which now protect our groves and sup-
nati.A few weeks ago the writer conversed ; they must have the fruit, business for which it was organizedthe ply big.. trade with oranges which is
in Cincinnati with the who is able and of fruit-the rightly' owned I Icy American producersand
i presidentof and he or willing to pay shipping selling should be controlled by American
this company. It is composed 01 the most money gets it. They are officers have to practically ignore the growers.
eighteen of the leading commission not there in the expectation "getting growers in order to transact businessto Ed.tor Fanner and Fruit-Grower :
houses of the city ; any applicant lot bargains," like ancient spinsters and the best advantage. They withhold in the
to to
membership whose reputation is the :shrewd housewives, but upon a regu- from them in their published bulletinsthe Replying yours regard
1 ast "shady is blackballed. Thest lar business errand-of course, seeking locality of the sales reported, be- discouraging reports enclosed in your
houses receive fruit on commission. to purchase the fruit at as Iowa cause if very high prices were eportedin letter respecting the Mexican crop,
just as they did before entering into price; as possible, but all in the regularline a certain city, all the shippers for will say that the situation is not as
this combination ; in fact, all the fruit of business ; and any one familiar the next two weeks would order: their bad as depicted.It .
sold by it is shipped to some individual with the workings of the fruit trade fruit to be sent to that city, though is true, Mexican oranges are
house belonging to it. To sell this knows that generally pay more long before that time there might bea now offered in the principal marketsof
fruit the company employs one auc-- or the goods than they would if they glut there which the grower would the far West as well as the MiddleS
tioneer at a fixed salary. Of course, took time to run up and down the know nothing about. Therefore the ates. It is equally true that the
his salary has to come out of the fruit streets to the different commission average grower had better let the mat- fruit is much finer in all respects than
, ultimately ; the merchants themselves houses and hunt 'for bargains." ter of distribution alone. any other ofTcred-good size, beauti-
" in conversation admit that. But they As between the commission man --0- 'ul, clear, rich yellow, elegant flavor,
argue that the fruit, if sold at auction, and the grower there is no witness as Facts About the Mexican Orange.A equal to Florida's best when full ripe.

will, on the average, not only bring to price received, the latter has to accept contributor to the Ocala Banner I herefore, at this time, it sells for
enough mOle money to pay this salary the word of the former without utters a prolonged, wail on the subjectof tiny to seventy five cents per box
but also enough to enable them to re [|uestion. In the auction there is a "Mexican Oranges The only more than any competing fruit. In

:. turn more to the grower and leave public record, or ought to be ; and market in which they appear to cu 'fact, the Mexican orange enjoys ore'
them (the merchants) a higher commission every man whose fruit is sold at auction any figure is St. Louis, and a letter addressed great advantage, in this, that it is
than it the fruit was sold in should demand a copy of a bulletin to Messrs. P. M. Kieh! & Co., maturing all the year round and is
the old-fashioned way. containing record of the sale, of that city, brought the following' shipped !steadily for ten months out of
t It is the understanding that every and not rest satisfied without one. response. Compare the hundred carloads he twelve.
t house receiving a consignment of fruit It is sometimes argued; against the mentioned in it with the "hun 1 However, during the rush of the
1 shall offer it at auction, but there is auction that it tends to concentrate the dreds of thousands of boxes" which Florid i fruit-say two monthsNov.IS .
no compulsion about it. If an offer 'fruit instead of distributing it. The trouble the mental vision of the Ocala to Jan. IS, the Mexican fruit can
: is received which, in the judgment of grower; will say : "If my iruit has togo writer : hardly compete with the low figures
!.,' -, ; the house, is as good as could be obtained through an auction house in Cincinnati I visited St. Louis last week, and Chicago ruling, and it must seek the markets
at auction, or better, it is ac- thence to another wholesale and other cities a fedays earlier. not so accessible to the Florida or-
: merchant in both of whom I am interested in Florida orange grow- El Paso, Texas for instance
cepted. ,
:1. Dayton, ange. ,
;.. iust and I took good pains and plenty of
In the minds of some men there is have to have their commission out of time to investigate the markets now and is a great distributing point for the
. tn ineradicable opposition to the auc- the fruit, why is it not better for me the outlook for the future. While.the speculators. They have hipped M

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far west as Spokane Falls, to which I when the Northern markets are a1l1 Kieffers. We shipped nineteen other Scraping Trees.
point the freight alone from El Paso stocked with Bartletts and other fine barrels to different parts of Georgiaand The inquiry is made if scraping off
.. was $3.75 a box-costing over $6.00 pears, but they meet with ready. sale in Florida, which netted us $38.95, the rough bark of trees is a benefit or
per box delivered.The our Southern markets. notwithstanding the fact that S. F. detriment ? The answer must be a s
Mexican crop has been coming ; As for the LeConte, I simply send Bennett, of St. Augustine, after having conditional one. The principal benefit -
here for three years. Ginochio, Bros. you a memorandum of my shipmentsto solicited consignments of our .is in destroying the insects and ;.
& Co., of this city, purchased and Northern markets this last season. pears, never accounted for two barrels their eggs which infest the rough
packed in Mexico most of the fruit In your article on dried LeConte and three crates we have shipped to bark, where they exist in numbers.For .
that has been sold here so far. They pears you allude to the "lateness of him, and he did not even answer any hardy trees, the additional exposure -
send into Mexico the paper and nails the LeConte pear in the South this of the letters we wrote him since. which the removal of this
used! in the boxes, on which they also season." I don't think our pears Let the names of such fellows be rough covering occasions does not
pay a heavy duty as well as the dutyof here were later in ripening than last known all over our land.E. seriously injure them ; but for trees
twenty-five cents a box on the or- >ear. Our first shipments of "picked DUBOIS. which are slightly tender, there may
anges. They also send in there the fruit" has been made on June 3oth, San Luis, Nov. J6 lS9l. be some risk in the additional exposure. -
lumber for the boxes, probably from netting $4.43 per barrel and our last In the extract above quoted, "pe This caution is more necessary
Florida, at least, it looks like it. The one on August 4th, netting $2.64 riodically" should have been heroically in regions liable to intensely cold
first year the firm secured eightyfourcars which I consider still more profitablethan -a printer's error. The principal weather in winter. Cases have occurred -
a portion of which ent to the drying or evaporating.The grower of Kieffer pears at Lawtey, where trees thus treated have
other markets-El Paso being the dis- same day our LeContes were Mr. J. Crawshaw, Jr., has to thin his been seriously injured. Scraping the
tributing and selling point. Last selling at $4.50 and $5.00 in New crop several times. A year ago he trees has generally resulted in a bet-
year a similar quantity was secured, York, near-by Catherine were quotedat stated that he thinned it fou times ter growth than its omission' mainly
but this year, with their big crop, $3.50 to $4.00, near-by Bell $2. S0; and still many limbs broke down from because those who are willing to do
fully one hundred cars will be pur- and $3.00, near-by Sugar Top and overbearing. Probably he did not this work are such persons as are
chased by this firm ; but half of them Scooter $2.00 to $2.25.On thin it very severely at any time; thereare willing to give more attention to their
may not come to this market. They August 4th, when our LeContessold not many who have the nerve to management in other re pects.-
sell some to Chicago, too, but the at $4.00 per barrel all the near- do so. Country Gentleman.
Windy City has not done much yet bys were selling at $a.50 to $3.00. Everyone pronounces- Paine's Ground .._
with the Mexican growers. All this Does this not show the prominent Stock Feed superior to all grains or cook- The Sateuma. .
fruit came from one point, and, as place now held by the Southern Le edfeed. Maximum food value, minimumost. I have been experimenting with this
there seems to be a number of placesin Contes and the favor they meet withon See) ad. on page.. 933. variety for nearly ten years, and have
Mexico equally productive, the the Northern markets? > now settled upon it as the one varietyby
crop in the aggregate must be large, How is it that so many people com- About Wrapping Trees. far preferable to all others for plant-
but I have never seen any statisticson plain of the poor returns they had for As many orange growers wrap the ing in this section of the State, namely:
the subject. July and August are their LeContes ? Simply because they trunks of their small trees at this time extreme North Florida. I have foundit
the two months that no Mexican fruit did not give the proper attention to hardier by far than any other of the .
of the perhaps a few suggestionsmay
is in market. the gathering and packing of the year numerous varieties that I have tested.
P. M. KIELY.ST. be of value to them.It During the great freeze of 1886 all of
Louis, Mo., Nov, 16, 1832. fruit.The usual way in North Florida and is not an uncommon experienceto my other budded varieties were killed
South Georgia is to turn loose a squadof have trees worse frosted when theyare outright, while the Satsuma remained

Croie and Orchard.LaConto negroes in the orchard with a lad. wrapped with newspaper, than if practically unhurt, and during the
der (for every three men ; when they different cold spells which we have
left exposed. Yet I
they were
--- can't reach the fruit they shake the sus- experienced since that date the Sat-
and Kieffer Pears. tree; then, sound, bruised and specked pect newspapers are quite as good as suma has always shown its superior
Editor harmer and Fruit Grower: pears are dumped into the barrel, anything else to wrap with properly ability to withstand frosts that were
Some time ago you published In sandwiched with leaves and occasion- adjusted. damaging to other varieties. During
your valuable paper an article on ally a little twig. I, last winter made a test to illu recent years I have increased my groveof
dried LeConte pears, and in your Of course the negroes have been trate the point in question.I this variety until I now have about
number of November 10, another on instructed to be "'l'ey particular" in wrapped the trunk of a small tree 500 trees of them that are either bear-
the Kieffer pear. In the latter you I! putting in the barrel nonebut sound with newspaper making a. cylinder ing or just commencing to bear, andI
comment on the report of a Mr. Den- fruit, but you know how "particular"a about three inches in diameter left consider them as valuable as any
ise before the New Jersey Horticultural negro can be open at the top, and suspended a kind of fruit we can raise in this sec
Society, and you conclude your article It rained every day this summer registering thermometer inside. tion, and this is saying a good deal,
by this remarkable paragraph: "But during the pear picking and you may 1 suspended another registering as this section is particularly: adaptedto
Mr. Denise should have added that be sure that when a heavy shower thermometenin the free air a few feet the growing of general fruits, such '
the Kieffer has such a persistent habit came the negroes did not stop to cover away, at the same height from the as peaches, pears, plums, etc. As I
of overbearing that, unless the fruit is the barrels Is it a wonder that pears ground.In am engaged in the nursery business, I
thinned out periodically, it will picked so carelessly and barrelled the morning the thermometer have made a careful practice of testing
average so small that it can hardly be when wet w-th rain or dew, heated on inside stood 2 lower than the one different varieties of all kinds of fruit ,
sold in the market. I don't know the way and hardly sold for the freight outside, a result which I expected.I that: promise well for this section, andit
how large the Kieffer pear grows in charges? repeated the experiment under is upon the basis of the results of
the North; some five or six years agoI Our Southern growers ought to bear less favorable conditions of the at- these: experiments that I write so confidently -
visited the fair at the Massachusetts in mind that Northern people will pay mosphere, (therefore the test is not in relation to the Satsuma
Horticultural Society in Boston, and fancy prices lor fancy fruit only, and quite as valuable) tying the paper at orange. I
saw Kieffer pears exhibited by Ell- they should give a little more personal the: top, closing the cylinder.In Anyone who shipped any oranges
wanger & Barry of Rochester, N. Y., supervision to their business or quit this cast the thermometer inside of any kind last year will remember
which were about a quarter the size of grumbling as nobody is to blame but registered in the morning, 40 higher that; taken as a whole, the season was
the average Kieffer pear in Leon themselves. than; the one outside. disastrous, owing to heavy gluts and
county. Our Kieffer trees now eight The explanation is simple. consequent low prices from surplus of
years old bore, this year, at the rate MEMORANDUM OF SHIPMENTS. The popular idea is that the frost fruit shipped early in the season, and
of two barrels per tree; many pears I I 1';I Net falls; that it comes: from the exterior yet my Satsuma oranges brought$4.50
weighed over one pound and a quarter I 'wneeds.Junet8 Pnr. and frosts the tree. per box at auction, in Boston, in No "
and there was not half a barrel of cullsin __I : The fact is that radiation carries off vember. The account-sales of these 1
all. They were, in fact, too large, :JO''uennett.. & Hall S. New 14.. York...., .j 11:1 2:, 35.(6 8.9 the; heat from the tree until it is cooledto oranges is before me, together with a 1
and Mr.\ Burton K. Barrs of the Flor- July.. ,1f)1.: Travis .. :'II' :0.40&IiennettShail. a point lower than the surrounding memorandum of prices received by I
.. .. .. .. :c 40.90:
and Consumers Exchange
da -I' .. i" .. .. 26.1 air. the same auction house on over one
Jacksonville, wrote me "that ".. 12 9"E. I. Iorrfson.. Co., l1oston. 'i:' 26.21 28.83: When the newspaper cylinder is left hundred different lots of oranges of ,
their large size was against them .. 14 > :5 13.27 open at the top radiation is not pre. other kinds of oranges sold by this
14 Fenstemaker, } hUadelphla. 5 1385 .
with the retailer." He sold them at 16 I).B. Stewart S Co.. alUm'e IU .3.,) vented at the same time the tree is cutoff house on the same day; and an inves- ...
$4.001)er barrel nevertheless. The 18 Archdeacon S Co., N. York. :5 15.:0: from the of shows r
:0: 'enstmaker, Philadelphia.. 8, 18.08 modifying effect of any tigation these prices that oranges .
previous year three of our trees had :, :2'Bennett;' S lIall. New York..' 3'+' 9.2; possible motion of the air. of other varieties, marked '
three barrels each severallimbs 26E.: I. Iorrison S Co., Boston. 4I I 12.05 "
over Theoretically the best to "Choice Bright, "Choice Bright and
Aug. 4';Bennett S Hall, New York" :; b 28 way pro 1
being broken by the weight ot : Making a total of ..........(.1851f'D8That 1'- tect a tree is enclose it in a cylinderof Fancy," and "Fancy Bright," sold all
the fruit, and still all the pears were of white paper, not in contact with the way from $x.623 to $2.8754 per
large sizes. Florida Kieffers do not is an average oC $3.60 per bar- the tree and closed at the top. box, while, as above stated; my Sat- {
sell well in the North as they ripen ; rel, which beats l\lr. Denise and his BEN]. N. BRADT., in Agriculturist. mroas sold at $4.50 per box. The '







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Satsuma ripens so early in the season Where persimmon trees are abundant from their sales in a neighboring town Valley, would, in our opinion, be
that it can be shipped before any dan this will prove to be a considerable unknown to the company and he found about the most damaging exhibitionthat
less than three fourths of cent.
ger of frost, and this is of particular task-but will be absolutely necessary in one sample and 1.16 in the one other per and could be devised. Remember,

advantage in the northern limit of the if the kaki is cultivated for pro- they sold the goods for 23 per cent. I this sample would not be viewed tinder -

orange growing section, as frosted fruit fit. see by the papers the State of South the fertilizing influences of Florida
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does not stand up well in transit and I : Carolina is now suiting several fertilizer showers, and the life-giving

never brings the equivalent in marketof Leon County Citrus Fruits. I companies for misrepresenting only two warmth of Florida sunshine, but in
cent in their goods. "We must keepour
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: per
fruit that has not been frosted. will the chill winds of Lake Michigan,
eyes open or we put our profitsof
Another great advantage possessed by I express to you to-day, a little box farming into unprincipled manufac- and under the leaden skies of Chi-

the Satsuma is its perfect freedom from containing samples of our Leon County turers' pockets.As cago.

thorns and the consequent entire absence citrus fruits from my San Luis to this "Natural Plant Food Every visitor who examined this

of loss'of a portion of the crop place, viz: Oranges from a seedlingtree Company's" phosphate, while of sample of "Polk county soil espe-

from being thorned. In all sections a pretty orange I think ; lemons course we are not in a position to affirm cially adapted to the growth of win-

where there is no danger from frost also from seedling trees, and two Sat- or deny the rather extraordinaryclaims ter vegetables," would pronounce it

there are many varieties that are suit suma oranges, the latter poor specie they make as to the amount of sterile sand-simply this, and noth-

able for planting, but, as above stated, men, though our best ones were ripe "available" phosphoric acid present, ing more." But would not the

for the northern limit of the orange and eaten three weeks ago. Theseare it may not be amiss to observe that chemist's analysis accompany the

growing belt, I am confident that the from a scaly tree and are of we do not find the name of this company" sample? Of course it would; but that

Satsuma is the vanety to plant. For rather an indifferent taste, which I in the official list of the "com- would not help matters much. The

the past three years the number of attribute to soap suds used too freelyon panies that have filed their oath of chemist's analysis will not detect in

Satsumas that I have planted has Tallahassee.the tree. E. DUBOIS. guarantee with the Commissioner of the sample the magic of Florida sun-

averaged about 98 per cent. of the The about of Agriculture. Nor does their "phos shine, any more than will the eye of
whole number of orange trees, and seedling oranges were phate" appear to have been analyzedby the visitor at the World's Fair.
the 176 size and would grade as choice
the only variation that I would makein the State Chemist. It may be In our judgment, the proposed soil
The inch thick
the proportion for future plantingin bright. peel was 3-16 well to remember also that until sucha exhibit will be the most deceptive and

this locality would be to increasethe not so smooth as a hammock orange ; guarantee of analysis is filed-according misleading thing at the Columbian
a moderate number of seeds a.
Satsumas to 100 per cent.-GEO. ; very to the published opinion of Exhibition. Rich soils from Kansas
small amount of in the
L. TABER in Texas Farm and Ranch. rag; heavy the Attorney General-all such goodsare and Nebraska that w.ll rarely pro-
hand packed with juice of a delicious
sold in violation of law and the duce enough (in net market value) to
Horsford's Acid Phosphate flavor, just sweet enough and tempered has that lift $ will at-
purchaser no guarantee theyare a is.peracre mortgage,
with a sprightly vinous flavor. If
Recommended by Physiciansof what they claim to be. If any tract buyers at high figures, while
and Leon could raise few hundredacres
all schools, for the brain, nerves county a "
has discovered "Florida sand which
"company really a more
stomach. of such her fortune
bSITwig would be assured.oranges "soft phosphate" with "from five to per acre in dollars and cents, than
Girdlers. seven" per cent of '!available" phos- any other land in the Union, will be
The Satsumas were only so so. The
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. phoric acid they cannot too soon file declared worthless.No. .
lemons were rough and ill-shaped
Enclosed please find two "var- their "oath of guarantee" and have If it were possible to make a
circular indentation
having or
mints," caught in the act of cuttingoff a grooveat this fact confirmed by the official competitive exhibit of climate, opento
the blossom end but could not
Japan persimmon limbs. analysis of the State Chemist. all the world, South Florida wouldbe
perceive that the lemonade made from
Can you give any history or habits' 1JVIany there, and sweep the field. But,
them was in inferior to that
any way
of them to their that cannot be done.
or any way stop from the daintiest Sicily lemon. Persons arc broken
depredations, except catching them down from overwork or household cares. Florida climate would not "keep" an

and cutting their heads off? I can't September, October and November are system Brown's, aids digestion-Iron Bitters amoves excess Rebuilds of tile the, hour in any other state. But here is
see what they do it for only from the very time to make a good application -I and cures malariA. U "pure cussedness." They don't lay of Paine's Baltimore Oyster Shell -...S-.. Dr. Hilgard wants to make an

k any egg and no sap exudes for themto Gas Lime. This article will regulate the Florida Soil and Climate.We exhibition of the true productive capa-
oil, making it more adhesive, thus ena-
eat. They are working more than bling it to hold for a longer time commercial will now briefly state our rea city of the soils of the different states,

common this year. fertilizers applied afterward.See sons for sending no sample of Polk as measured by dollars and cents (the
GEO. W. FARNHAM, ad. on page 935.Fraudulent. only practical test, for, after all, it is
county soil for exhibition at the
ake Maitland, Orange county Fla. results that tell), let sworn statementsbe
Your "varmints" must have escaped Fertilizers.The Chicago World's Fair. made of the average net cash returns -

from the envelope ; there were none Titusville State publishes the The object of the soil exhibits is, per acre, from garden and field

in following letter : of course, to impress World's Fair crops, in every section of the U ion,

it.They were probably the OncidcrcsCingulafus I should like to call the attention of the visitors with the agricultural advantages and let these authenticated statementsbe

which is a great depredator planters on the river to a discovery of a of the State and section represented placed on exhibition in a special
on the kaki. The beetle is about natural bed of phosphate of alumina, by each sample. Every Statein departnrent of the World's Fair.
found and being opened by the "Natural
the .64 of an inch long, rather stout Plant Food Co.," of Bartow, Fla. The the Union will have fifteen sam- Then, when the judges compare
and cylindrical, dark chocolate brownin friends of this find have shown me ples of its best soils on exhibition, figures, and make the awards, the

color, speckled with lighter brown, numerous analyses of the product and and some of these will equal in appearance vegetable growers of the Polk county

and lightly covered with short, gray they go to show this material has from physical properties and Lake Region will head the procession,

pubescence, resembling a coat of five to acid seven with per no cent deleterious available* acids phosphoric or-I elements of fertility, anything that while the tobacco growers of Middle

blueish dust or pruina, denser beneath other in it. This material having a god any part of the world can show. Florida will bring up the rear, and no
and upon head and thorax and form I percent of lime would only need potash Polk county is asked to furnish a section of the Union outside of sunny

ing a broad transverse band upon the I and nitrogen to make a perfect fertilizer. sample of its soil "especially adaptedto Florida will be in it.-Bartow Cou-
wing cases. The antennae of the fe- The method of this company is simply to the growth of winter vegetables." rier.
mine dry and out the sand blow-
get by .
male are about equal the body in ing and sacking. I understood these people Now our people understand, tho' the t
length and are somewhat longer in the can sell their product, laid down in world does not, that in the productionof How's This !

male. Tnere is only one brood each ,Titusville at $10 per ton. If this material our winter vegetable crop, the We offer One Hundred Dollars Re-

year. The eggs are laid in Septemberand is as the company guarantee what a boonit sand (which by courtesy we call soil) ward for any case of Catarrh that can-

October, and are deposited snugly will be The to value the vegetable at Titusville and of fruit the plays a minor part. While it is true not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.F. .
beneath the bark, usually close to a stuff if it proves to have five per cent. that we till the ground, we farm the J. CHENEY & Co.,

bud. After placing an egg under available phosphoric acid would lie S21 l n. air-i. e.. we rely for results much Props., Toledo, O.
each bud for a distance of two or ton;;-i in other words we rPayi g more upon climate conditions than We, the undersigned, have knownF

three feet, the female cuts off the at that rate for it. It will pay the farmers upon fertility of soil.Ve have some J. Cheney for the last fifteen years
to valuable material.
branch them investigate rich lands in Polk but and believe him
containing by gnawing There is so much stuff being offered to very county, perfectly honorable in
around it a deep, narrow groove, so the people as soft phosphate that is mis- they are not in the frost protected all business transactions and financiallyable

nearly severing it from the tree thatit represented I would advise the farmersto vegetable region. The high, pine to carry out any obligations. made
falls by its own weight, or is broken all write to the Hon. L. B. Wombwell, ridges of the lake region, which pro by their firm.

off by the wind and falls to the ground, send at Tallahassee them the "Bulletin"Fla., and request on fertilizers.him to duce such immense quantities of tomatoes I West & Truax, Wholesale Druggists,

where it obtains the moisture necessary It costs nothing, and let the farmers scan beans, etc., are poor, and I, Toledo, 0.; Walding, Kinnan & Marvin .
to the development of the young. each issue (monthly) and they can see appear to be much poorer than they Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
The simplest means of destroyingthis what companies are misrepresentingtheir really are. A sample of this soil (to i( Hall's Catar. Cure is taken inter-

pest is to gather up and burn goods. For instance :in Septemberand the required depth of nine inches,) nally, acting directly upon the blood
October issue
during the winter the fallen branches company in Marion a certain county soft guaranteed phosphate placed in competition with the black, and mucous surfaces of the system.

which have been cut off by them, 23.11 per cent. available phosphoric acid. waxey lands of the West, and the Price, 750. per bottle. Sold! by all
ar.d which contain their eggs or larva The State Chemist had two samples taken rich alluvial soils of the Mississippi druggists. Testimonials free.. :..



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k i open a hole large enough. What a where we can raise a big crop without to show ofT their shoddy individuality,
.FJ1R'dE.. ] R JirIk) R.. eIEl\\ man can grasp in his hand will barge cost of fertilizers; and when the cropis take the little surplus they may have
... .. ...
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'" -
: enough for three or four of these raised it belongs to the doctors of every year and paste it together, starta
: Strawberry Culture, No. 6. l basins, and one reverse stroke of a hoe medicine and the commission mer- cotton factory, or a pottery, or a
The plants must be forced to make m skillful hands will cover each suffi- chants. glass factory, a tannery or something
the greatest possible growth in the fal ciently. I II we take the heavy cost of clear besides a "little bank" a store, a professional
before they take their winter rest, lot .... ing river bottom land and then the business or a rum shop.
if they do not make a certain omouni "Cleanio," for cleansing and polishing cost of making levees to keep out over- Don't be begging the Northern peopleto
of plant development at this season. .;old, silver, brastin, plated ware, etc flows, then add the certainty of mala- come here to do something; do it
manufactured The Paine Fertilizer
w by ]
after their short winter rest they will)) Co., of Jacksonville, Fla, See ad. 0111 rial sickness every year with its yourselves and garner the wealth.J. .
go to growing again and will fruit slate page 935! Samples sent free of charge j attendant cost and suffering, the W. CRARY, JR.
fur trial. balance in favor of woods Bluff Springs, Fla.
as to be unprofitable (cr market.As our pine ._
-toOnion --
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soon as the plants have recovered table land i is! so great and obvious to *
Culture. All quotations made by The Paine Fer-
from the shock of setting, the fertilizet Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: the common sense understanding thatit tilizer Co., of Jacksonville, Fla., will ben
should be applied in a shallow furrow, Enclosed please find $i to pay for is a mystery why our people persistin view of great rivalry and to meet every
on one or both sides of the row, with- the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, as ignoiing the value of our high, possible competitor, and should secure
in two inches of the plants, so that the my time was out November 14111. 1 healthy tablelands.Our your orders.--+e. ----- .
roots may feel the effects of it as soon can do without coffee, whisky and to. suicidal policy of buying fer- Troubles of the Shipper.
as they start out. If plants are not hacco, bting an Alliance man, but tilizers is a ridiculous exhibition of our
in the fertilizer be bad and laziness, if not There are men on Merritts Island
set it is well to run your paptr I must have. Will you economy
fore they are set in a furrow just to plea>e give me the best plan of cultivating criminal neglect to use the fertilizersthat who could produce a thousand crates
one side'of the plants; then it will be and fertilizing the Bermuda onion, Nature showers upon us. for the Northern market that will not
ready for them the moment the new as 1 am trying to grow them, and much I have found by actual test that if venture because the prospect is no
strike we gather the pine straw ofT of one
roots oblige. 13. F. &IOOT.
in Even
better than
A very good implement for thm Candler, Fla. acre of pine forest and pile it up in a now past.
work is a two wheeled Planet Jr. hand The fertilizer may be applied broad- pen where it will pack close, then take near home we cannot get such freight
plow, straddling the row ond openinga cust before sowing or in the drill, just three or four bushels good lime and into market safely. The writer has
furrow on each side of it. 'Tne (fertilizer under or a little to one side of the drill slack it in a vat of strong salt water, sent tender fruit to market in this State
being strewn in by hand can bt in which the seed will be scattered. so that it will make a thin solution, and has found that such fruit has laid
covered with the same implement, The objection to broadcast applicationis then throw it over the top of the straw
the hoes being reversed and set wider. that if the weather holds warm, a until the whole bed becomes saturated, in Titusville from Thursday night
Blood and bone is a very good article growth of weeds and crabgrass springs then throw over the top a light cover- until the beginning of the following
for the first application it it is onl)' up all over the surface. If the fertilizer ing of ashes or of loamy soil; this donein week and when it reached its destination -
supplemented with potash, say ten 01 is applied in a single row, a littleo early spring, decomposition will be it was ruined. In another instance
twelve per cent. of the whole.Vt : one side from the onion row, a Cole's complete ior use November following, the same kind of fruit left here on
are satisfied 'from experience. that all !arden sweep, in the hands of a carelu and this amount of prepared compost Friday and should have been in St.
plants and trees let in Florida soi nan,can be run very close to the young: will fertilize' two acres of land and will Augustine by noon on the next day
should receive some complete fertilizer lants, shaving oft the grass and re last two or three years.I did not reach its destination until the
from the l beginning, although a special during the work of hand-weeding to a mean to say by this that i. our next Tuesday Wednesday, also
element may now and then: be minimum.Every pine forests were never burned over, ruined. He has sent by express from
applied to advantage. Such a one device should be studied to that the accumulating dead foliage in here to make it more certain but the
this fall, when the plants are mash ) keep down the amount of weed pulling a few years would make a rich surface extra charges made the expenses on
backward and small from the exces- If f the beds can be made up and left to soil (humus). This with lime and two ordinary vegetable crates amountto
sive rainfall, is nitrogen, which ma) lie ten days or two weeks before seeding salt or wood ashes will make any of $1.95 to the same place. This also
be given in the form of nitrate 01 begins the grass will sprout, and alight iiiir pine woods table lands, where the killed the buisness. It may: indeed be
soda. Such a powerful stimulantmust cultivation will upset and kill it, subsoil is loamy, (which is the case :aid that none of our transportationlines
be given cautiously, even con.servativel and there wi 1 be just that amount less ,everywhere except the sea coast), as really desire this condition of .
)'. It mint not touch tin; .tf f seed left: to germinate a'ter the onion productive as any of our river land*; ,lungs, but the higher: officI..!" ot said
roots, and hould not be placed closet -etd is sown. and the cost of land and cultivation lines: have failed to secure the right
than two inches to the 1l. nt.:1 good The experience of the best Northern is not halt that ot river lands: or rich man to properly look alter this branch
plan is to scrape the ground ver\ .rowers notab y Mr.[ Greiner, the an prairie where chills; and lever are epi jf the service. A good competent
lightly with i hoe to make a flu place hor of "The New Onion Culture" Jem ic. man to oversee the handling and for
near the plant, but not uncoveringany : ', vors !sowing in a seed bed and! transplanting I In this part of West Florida: the warding suih Ireight properly I wouldbe
roots, then drop about a teaspoonful the entire stand. J In our own ; great bulk of our land is owned by a saving all around. Men would
(level), and cover' it with a little experience (in heavy flat woods land) our timber and lumber men. Of over venture and! produce more, knowing
earth. This will take effect sooner, We found that transplanted onions sur. 200.000 acres of good land in Escam- their chances to be better, and the
than if it is sown broadcast. Passed in yield those that remained bia county not over 3,000 acres all transportation lines would have increased -
For "white bud" anply about the where they were sown by about 20 told is cultivated. It will be a great business and the farmer: something -
same amount of kainit three inche per cent, and the bulbs were more and good riddance when the last saw to reward him. It is this fear"
from the plant, and be careful tha I uniform in size. There was scarcely log is gone. Our people will never ful! bad handling in transit that causes
none of it touches the plant. If ap 3n onion in the transplanted beds take to the !soil as long as there is a such widespread dissatisfaction. Sach
plied just before a rain it will kill a which was not of a merchantable size, pine tree to be destroyed. After thatit perishable goods need the most
few of the weak plants. but it will .av at least two inches across. will be "root hog or die." Then I-rompt and careful: handling in being
benefit the strong ones enough to nuke There should be at least a ton of our great material wealth will begin. sent to market. As it has been and
it profitable. I It is best to apply it high grade fertilizer applied' per acre Our material wrath is all hidden.It now is, men are uncertain and atraid,
when the ground is not too damp and even on muck land, and I let it carry a consists in good soil, unequalledwater losing nerve and many refuse to venture
let it strike in gradually. ;o also 01 i high percentage of potash. Maprs'potato : power got d health and superabundant ; this may and probably: will result
the nitrate of soda. brand is very good. Onehalfmay and unlimited rich clay beds to the advantage or those who do
It is a good plan to place the last be applied before. planting the that will make all the way from a venture, as larger prices would' b;
and principal dose of fertilizer directlyin other halt after a stand is secured, in.' common first-class brick up to the obtained for what does get to market
the row of plants. During the a shallow drill close beside the row. finest porcelain. Our clay fields and therefore a larger margin is left
growing season they will feed on it, ...v- ._ where developed are of many times (or losses and expenses with something :
wherever applied, but when the picking Self-Help for Florida. more value than all the coal and iron for profit, but this does not help
season comes on the cons'ant Kditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: fields o' Alabama. the transportation lines nor the general
tramping in the paths renders them so It is a characteristic of our Southern Our Florida people know nothingof prosperity of the country. The farmer
hard that the roo's cannot penetratethe people from( the Potomac to the Rio the economy of wealth getting by has no means of correcting this evil.
ground and spread in it freely. Ii Grande to work superficially. We the great industrial pursuits. The It is next to an impossibility to get re
now there is a reserve of plant food wear out the virgin surface soil then Northern people combine and cooperate. dress. The expense and trouble more
in the row where it is not trodden move off to find more nearer the frontiers If they find Nature anywhere than equals all he gets in case he gets
this will remain loose and light, and and we leave our good, healthy holding out her hands, a dozen will pay for losses and the same fault remains -
the roots will feed on it at their leisure table land districts that are easily instantly club together and grasp it uncured.
and keep up the bearing capacity 01! cleared! and cultivated and can soon. with a grip and a vim that will bring The wrier: has seen crates tossed,
the plant and the size of the berries be made rich by a cheap system of f a ready, profitable response. dropped or dumped upon a hard floor'
through the trying spring drouth. One compost fertilizing, and go to the Let our young businessmen economize by the ordinary help to whom this
Stroke of a hoe six. inches wide will alluvial river bottoms and swamps and unite, and instead of trying particular branch of.the buiinesi! is






entrusted. He has witnessed three or FOUI J.1 l. Scarcity of Eggs. I am speaking of my own case). Now I .

more crates on a hand-truck dumpedinto There has been a great scarcity of know the reason, and I jive my e. -

a heap with a thud, or by the I perience for the benefit of other
Edited by E.W.AMSDEN Ormond, Fla. eggs for a month or more, and it seems
same help tossed into a car. It seemed farmers' wives.
general, not only in Florida but to the
officer "Two three of
there was no proper present to or years poultry on
look after the handling, and each THE FRENCH PROCESSis north of us. The Southern Fancier the same ground had pretty well

irresponsible employe did just aboutas similar to our lime method withoutthe says the strike is not confined to the cleared off all the sharp small stones.

he pleased. salt. The are tested to make printer, but our hens are all on a strike My poultry had plenty of gravel

Then, too, such freight fails from sure they are fresh eggs, then placed in an and fresh eggs are scarce. Our correspondence walks within reach, but a high road,
some cause to be promptly sent for earthen with reveals the fact mat the well mottled, where constant cart
jar a narrow mouth. To
ward. In these days the shipper is each quart of soft water one and a strike is general and the price of fresh wheels were always breaking up fresh

powerless to help himself, to preventthe quarter ounces of quick lime is stirredin eggs is unusually high for thes eason stones for them, was not easily got at
destruction of his ol he them.
property or get i year. by
then Dour over the until the
redress. eggs Now is the time to feed liberally- "'I sent the body of one of my dead
vessel is quite full. The lime
The writer has also been a shipperto per but in doing so be careful about too pullets to a person who advertised, ina
meates the shell until it reaches the
and has followed his much carbonaceous food. that certain fee
some extent first membrane rendering the latter im See that poultry paper, for a
New York. In the fowls have what he held dead fowls
shipments through to they want to eat post mortems on ,
pervious. The vessels are placed in a
Savannah he had to witness the bad but let it consist of coarse food- and I consider I never made a better
cool dark place. In a few days a
handling his choice fruit received, clover hay cut fine and steamed with investment. By return of post my
pellicle forms on the surface of the
which New York would wheat bran and animal meal thickenit. The in
on reaching to answer came. pullet was perfect
water, (carbonate of lime), and that
cost him upwards of $4.00 per crate. You will soon see red combs and health; but, owing to the absenceof
must never be broken until are
He was even insulted by one of the you heir: the familiar cackle, and have a sharp grit in the crop, there was a
ready to remove the The method
officers for looking after his legitimate I eggs. well filled egg basket. Because a henis stoppage of the channel of the gizzard,
is said to keep the six to eight
interests connected with the object of eggs not laying it is no reason for with and consequent wasting and death.In .
months the
his New York. On ; says Poultry Keeper of I fact bird had died of acute
trip to receivinghis Special However there is the usual) holding a proper amount good nutritious my
fruit in that city he had to sell food, for a hen will store the indigestion. There were stones in
proviso which is hard to comply with
from $1.50 to $2.00 per crate less in Florida, to-wit : Keep in a cool surplus up for future use; if it were the crop, but they were blunt, rounded -

than the ruling market price for such place with an even of otherwise the egg yield would be very little things, and the contents of

fruit because of the bad condition it or 46 degrees.THE temperature 44 irregular, as the supply of all things crop returned to me was a matted

was in. necessiry to produce the eggs are not mass of half digested grass, most unpleasant .

It is no such pleasant task to write BIRMINGHAM PROCESS. given as a regular daily ration. We to behold. I went to look at

these things, but our county today is At a poultry show held here some have found that this is the best seasonto the gravel walks near the fowl houses.

suffering because these things are so years ago a premium was offered for feed animal meal or any animal food Sure enough, not a sharp stone couldI

and there is no remedy in sitjht. the best method for preserving eggs regularly. A New York correspond. I find, every one had been picked up

There is a remedy in another direction and samples ol eggs so preserved were ent of the Stockkeeper of Boston, in the last three or four years. I at

however. On good pineappleland to accompany i ih.; rtcipe, and be sent to gives his experience in feeding in the once sent for a sack of Sharp grit

a profit from $2.50 to $5.00 per the secretary three months in advanceof morning. From this you will see that ind had dishes of it put down in a 1

acre can be relied on, while under show week. All the methods men- the surplus eggs will more than pay' the yards, and most greedily do the

certain circumstances a much larger tioned were tried and many more. The the extra cost of feeding without regard fowls eat it.

profit may be had. This fruit may be eggs packed in common salt were to the benefit the flock has attained. "As far as I remember, I had lost

shipped with. much less danger oft awarded first premium. The second When fowls are confined animal about three pullets in a fortnight, anda

_ being damaged in transit and the prize was nearly as good as the first, food is necessary, and if the more car good many more were looking
- better class of commission men are and here is how they were preserved : bonaceous food is withheldyou can use sicidy. From the moment the sharp

eager to handle it. It is one of the Melt one part of white wax to one ot one part to be of grain and grass aidit grit was given they began to mend,

best ventures a man can make in fruit spermaceti; boil and mix thoroughly.Take will soon show its value. and since its constant use I have not

raising if quick returns and large prof fresh eggs, rub with antisepticsalt Mr. Charles J. Settle, o1 Gallupville, lost a bird. I bought one hundred

its are an object. Then, too, with a or fine rice starch. Wrap each N. Y. sends the results of an interesting weight of the grit, wishing to lose no

location where transportation is near egg in fine tissue paper. Screw the experiment in feeding his hensto time in putting my stock's digestioninto

r at hand either by railroad or water, paper down tightly at the top l leavingan make them lay. He received 114 order, but in the future I have

he may have the thing to his liking. inch to hold it by, dip each egg eggs from 51 hens in seven days before i decided that ail the broken china and

Then in the vegetable line the Bermuda rapidly into the fat, heated to 100 and 145 eggs from 48 hens in the t.lrthcnware be collected, and I intend

.: onion can be raised to good degrees. Withdraw and leave to cool. same period after using nvker's ani the farm boy to improve the shining

profit. It comes quicker than the Pack. broad end down in clean sand mal meal -an increase of 31 eggs from moments, when outside work is impossible -

others. It the ground is richly pre or sawdust. 48 hens in a week over what 51 hens by breaking this up to swal-

pared and seed sown in season and WAX PAPER PROCESSA had produced in the seven days the lowabe! size by my fowls. Every

well cared for there is a profit of $150to Mr. Fordon of Colorado, says : animal meal was omitted. housewife must know what a quantityof

$350 per acre. This vegetable can Take the common paper lIch as is crockery gets broken and I confess

stand a long shipment and it rightly used for pop corn balls and butter, I Every one should read carefully the it is a sort of consolation, gazingat

It housed and cared for after harvestingit wrap each egg separately. They have julvertUemnnt of Tho Paine FertilizerCo. one's best miik pan cracked across,
will keep all summer, as the writer for fresh on page !9Uo.): to think what a splendid amount of
kept forty days just as as .. .
has tested the present season. It must, when put up This is a simple inex- sharp grit will come out of it."
Sharp Grit For Fowls.A .
however, have the right attention or pensive method and can be tried by
it will not keep or ship we.l.The !. anyone. Another method is to utilize "Farmer's Wife." writing in the

Bermuda onion, espec: 'ly the the ordinary fruit jars. Place the jarsin Farming World, describes her experience -

white ,and aho the pale red, i iunlike: hot water for some time and leave of the effects on paul ry ol the

most vegetable crops as it can l be kept until the air has become perfectly warm absence of sharp grit in their runs.

and shipped at a time when the de- and rarefied. The are wrapped' She says :-'-One constantly hears the

mind is larger and prices good.-Florida up in paper to protect eggs them from I complaint that: after a certain time of

Star. breaking, and placed in the vessel j having poultry on the same ground
': --- thrive. And in
I they begin to cease to
while it stands in hot water the
; top
: fact the more prfect: the arrangementsfor
is screwed on and the jar removed 11
the poultry, the more aggravating
a cool place. The in this
-T Pills they in this have
are Tney
utt s method is to thoroughly heat the air. way.
I There are several other methods thriven splendidly for some years, and Fun
then comes when
seas m they beginto
worthy of a tri 11.Ve will have some
will saTO the dyspeptic from many thing to the droop. The young hens are seen For
more on next
days of misery and enable him to eat say subject moping about, apparently with very
whatever he wishes. They prevent week. I .
E. W. A. I full crops, but when caught, thoughthe J Two.
Sick Headache, .-<>-. crop is full and hard, the body is
1 All children enjoy a drink ofHires'
cause the food to assimilate and none ; More unsolicited timomals were received light and thin; by-and by one is found
Izis the body,give keen appetite, and commenting; on the great; saving lying dead, and then another. If this Root Beer.

Develop Fleshand [ of money from the use of Paine's Ground goes on long enough, there is not a 60 does every other member of the family.
Stock Food and its superiority o'.ercorn, doubt poultry won't and it A 23 cent package makes gallons of thUdelldon*
solid mnscle. Elegantly aaa-u oats, bran and cooked food. Every onetli.midget pay, yet drink. Don t be deceived If a dealer,for the ate
coated. Price 23cts. per box. St ens strange that, with a perfectly of larger profit, tells you aom other kind it
trial lot and be
a convinced i Just as good"-tl fad RoLmUaUoabMfiMl
= SOLD EVERYWH qF. Sea ad. on page ga). '. unlimited run, this should happen (I r a3 t.geac1M fl &


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'I L! STEPHEN POWERS Editor. therefore have thought it best to cor- side and settles in the valley, pro der the right conditions. More than
'I P. O. Address Fla.
awtey rect an error. Equally general is the ducing a degree of cold which, if it that, all of them can be successfullygrown

\ Mandarins have already already sold belief that cucumbers spoil muskmelons. was not for the dryness of the atmos in Florida, and most of them of

t r up to $7.10; Tangerines, $ per Prof. Bailey has shown that it phere, would prove destructive to as good a quality as anywhere in the
9 box. Fancy up to $4.00. Market is extremely doubtful. Ninety-seven fruit and trees alike. The damage world. We lately read an opinion by

, closed last week stiff. muskmelons of many varieties were wrought by the freeze of last Christmas an expert tea; -taster, in which he pronounced
--. .. pollinated with cucumber pollen of at Riverside, has been estimatedat South Carolina tea samples
According to the Scientific American many kinds. No fruit set. Twentyfive figures ranging from $500,000.10 submitted to him to be of a unique

quoting from Le Progres Medical cucumber flowers were pollinatedwith $1,000,000. It is stated that Mr. H. quality and excellence, equal to the

a new industry has sprung up in muskmelon pollen; only one fruit B. Everest, the owner of an eightyacre best Ceylon tea, and he proposed for

Paris. It is that of transforming ordinary developed, but that was seedless. navel grove, sustained a loss of them a series of new names, as "South

oranges into blood oranges by The Shipper's. $20,000.The Carolina Oolong," etc., as being totally
injecting into them Biebrich's scarlet, his recent address to the Florida enterprise of the Californiansis distinct in flavor from any other teas
or rocelline, a harmless agent obtainedrem Mr. E. L. Goodsell equal to any task that lies within 'of his acquaintance. He declared
orange growers
{ diazobenzol in a solution of human power. Mr. Everest has had several of them to be worth from one
B naphthol.Mr. < says"A most important reform I proposeto experience as a refiner of petroleum, to five dollars per pound.But .
carry out, I call your particular atten- and he has benefitted by it in prepar- cui bono ? What is the use?
W. K. Bennett, of Clay county, tion to, the value of a shipper's brand.
last year planted three quarters of an A name once favorably established in all ing to ward off the effects of cold in With labor costing 75 cents or $1.00
our markets is worth to each shipper and case there should be another frigid a day, and the uncertain, incompetent -
acre of strawberries which he manured much .
grower as as a good reputation.Up
the spell this winter. He has placed a labor of the blacks at that it
almost entirely with a home made to present you arc only known to ,
our buyers by a stencil numberwhichis one-hundred-gallon tank on every would be in the highest degree chimerical .
compost. He piled fifty or sixty loads
an injustice to you. Therefore, let
which will be filled with
acre, petro for in South Carolinaor
of cow-lot and stable manure togetherin every shipper put his own name on the any one
ends of the boxes and this, with the leum. From this a number of pipes Florida to in the productionof
and it down with engage
a heap wet potash ,
stencil number, will appear on the cata-
water made by dissolving two balls of logue which our buyers purchase the (the number and arrangemnet of tea in competition with the slavishly
fruit from, enabling each them is differently stated in different
in barrel orange growerto cheap labor of the pin-headed cooliesof
potash a of water. About
establish his and
name a reputationfor accounts), branch out through the
January 1St, he applied a very light his fruit-which once accomplished, I China and Ceylon.
of commercial fertilizer.His will mean higher results for him, providing grove, midway between each two rows C-stor beans will grow well enoughin
dressing good
he his fruit and
packs carefully
of trees, forming a net work a good
whole outlay for fertilizer did not well, and sends only a good quality." Florida, but so they will in the
exceed $15. He shipped to the North There are many strong names among deal closer than the gridiron of irri- rich mahogany soil of the Mississippi

and his sales netted him about $400. the Florida growers whose clear and gating pipes in a Florida grove. Thereare bottoms, where they will produce a

bright imprint on a box of oranges is I hydrants in the spaces between yield two or three times as great as in
Some crooked commission houses as good as a bank note. These names II I i four trees which discharge the oil, Fl Jrida. The world is in no hurryfor

have a highly artistic modus vivcndi' will not suffer themselves to be hidden about a gallon an hour each, in a its crop of castor beans, just so

their senses are remarkably acute. Ina behind the oblivion of a meaningless drip or spatter into a shallow pan they ripen before frost is all that is

lot, say of twenty boxes of oranges, number, for, even if they accept the where it is burned, emitting a great required. Climate is not a factor of

six or eight single boxes will be soldat number, they will insist on standingout heat and smudge. any importance here. No wide-awake *
Citra and other points in this State Floridian will lose much time in
as many different prices-some above it in the power of their own ..
perhaps being marked "off color," individuality.These tried burning tar pots years ago, but bothering with a crop whose principal .

"started," "creased" or something, running numbers are only a the results generally have not been recommendation is the ease with

when in fact not less than four or five compromise or a makeshift, stopping such as to warrant any repetition of the which it lends itself to a routine grind.So .

boxes were filled with exactly the same halfway in a revolution which oughtto experiment. Veterans are generally with ramie, so with broomcornand

fruit, cut from the same tree. A few be, and doubtless sometime will be, content to look on and see the novi- forty other things which have at

boxes at about 25 cents below the effected. When the time comes that ces with their long breastworks of various times vexed the patience of '

market and the remainder at the individuality-name, number and flame seeking to resist the invasion of men who have occasion to keep trackof

figure will finish the report. These"cuts" all-of ninety per cent, of the Florida the frosty cohorts. Possibly the Californians all the nostrums which are soughtto

have averaged the entire lot growers is completely swallowed up may accomplish a little more be palmed off upon the soil tillers

several points below the proper figure, and lost, then matters will go better with their lines of petroleum-pots in a by mistaken well-wishers.
the actual market value, and the ship- with the citrus industry than they do blaze ; but an old timer, who has seena Florida is weak in point of soil but
per is presumed to be satisfied. But today. When the time comes that furious fire on one end of a log and mighty in climate. Fora money crop
frost on the other is not sanguine.
sometimes this remarkable complexityof the brand of E. L. Goodsell or the our farmers should produce only such
prices is due chiefly to the diversityof Florida Fruit Exchange or some other I Best Crops for Florida. things as our climate enables us to '

human minds, and the accountsalesis powerful name will give unquestioned I There are many writers and not a raise so early, or of such exceptional

only a reflex of the criticisms of a guarantee to all the cities of America few practical farmers who fail to un excellence as can no where else be

half dozen buyers coming into the that the oranges within the box are derstand the strength and the weakness equalled. Every State in the Unioncan

store in the course of an afternoon.Mr. absolutely true to the description on : of Florida. When some new and grow wheat, but there are few of

the cover, then Florida oranges will : special crop is brought into prominencein them but what can produce 50 or 100
S. F. White, of Iowa, asks the be able to command the situation. some other State, straightway these per cent. more per acre than Florida,
following question: Do squashes and ...... injudicious persons advise a trial of it therefore, wheat is a good crop to let
pumpkins mix with watermelons ? He Fighting Frost with Fire. in Florida, and some are led to exper- alone here. Every State in the Unioncan

answers the question as follows: The assertion has frequently been iment with it without having first raise tobacco, but it is doubtful if

"This is a question that has been a made that Riverside" : though it is the considered whether it is adapted to there is another one that can come so

puzzle to many, because we never seea leading point in the production of our soil and climatic conditions or not. near equalling the Cuba and Sumatra -

pumpkin seed in a melon, nor i is oranges in Southern California, i is Among these crops we may mention wrapper leaf as Florida; therefore,

there any change in the melons, or not a location which would have been broom-corn,castor beans, ramie,wheat, that is a good specialty here. .

apparent mixture in the seed. Yet I selected for a citrus industry if the sunflower seed, indigo, the poppy, tea Any thinking man, by applying this
am sure that melons grown near pump original settlers had possessed the ex and many others. Mankind needs all rule and plummet can soon determine

kins will get so mixed with the pumpr perience of the producers today. Inconsequence these articles; all of them are or doubt- for himself whether a given crop is

kins as to be unfit for use." Now,, of its proximity to high less will be among the great staples of likely to be worth anything more than.

says Prof. L. H. Pammel, this is a mountain ranges a body of cold air the world; and all are or may be profitable a passing notice: of a cosmopolitan'.

general belief among gardeners, and I sometimes slides down the.. mountain. crops in the right place and un curiosity or not. > __- .


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beans, Florida, boxes, V.OO to 1.50. Savannah ] NEW YORK Nov. 22.
Oranges and Protection
]VIal1l\e t7e and Charleston, vax, 1.50 to 2.00, The orange market is in good shape;

'We publish elsewhere a communication green, 1.50 .to .1.75; cucumbers, 2.50 to brights, 176 and 200, 2.75 to 3.25 per box;

from Mr. W.' H. 'Thomas on JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov. 23. 5.00. bright, straight lines, 2.50 to 2.75; large
the above subject. It is the same old FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. PALMER, RIVENBURO & Co. and inferior fruit, 1.75 to 2.25; russets,
2.00 to 2.35;; grape fruit, 2.50 to 3.25;
story. The United States, and no [Corrected to date by Marx Bros ] PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19. string beans, 1.50 to 2.50 per crate.
part of it, can compete with any foreign ] These are average quotations. Extra choice OLIVIT BROS.
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poo Since our last report, the orange market -
nation. The Mexican orange, lots ell lower. has cleaned up nicely, and prices on

'::0 side by side with the Florida orange, Oranges.. I50-X76..... .... ..........1.75 to 2.00 1.50 nearly all arrivals show a slight advance, The Chicago papers have been publishing -
is selling for $4 per box, while the ".. -] 2.00 to 2.25; and as the season advances we nolo{ som some very sensational stories of late

poor Florida orange is selling but for .. Tangerines Mandarins,,good good color 4.00 to 3,0 5.0 improvement in the fruit,although a very over the visible supplies of cabbage potatoes

box. The Canadian farme russets. .... ........ .... ... 1.25 to 1.50 large majority of the arrivals are still too onions, apples, turnips, etc. They
$2 per It drops........ .... ..... . i.o green to give good general satisfaction, predict a vegetable famine before the
can produce wheat cneaper than the Apples, bbL... 3.00 to 4.00 and these we advise holding back for;a new crops mature, and declare that, highas
shrewd Michigan farmer. The fruga lycmoa?, ? 2.00 to 3.0 at least. While receipts are for thes commodities -
Messina......... 4.5 few days the current prices are
Canadian farm wife can sell egg Limes, to .50( fairly liberal the market is firm and active they will be twice or three
Pineapples, 4.00105.0 and all well colored and properly "by They state that
cheaper than the wife of the Main Bananas, bunch............ ........... 1.50 to 1.7.; times as high spring. check
farmer. Little knock Potatoes, barrel..... .......eo... 2.65102.8 packed oranges can be readily placed at the high duties on such goods will
England can us Early Rose, for seed................. 300103.2; the following prices: Fancy bright per Canada's shipments here. The newspa-
out on all kinds of manufactures. The sweet bushel...... ............ .50- box 2.75 to 3.00; choice,2.50 to 2.65; ; ordinary pers in the Windy City are unnecessarily

Hawaiians can knock us out on Cabbage.. .n and green, 2.00 to 250.: Russets, alarmed. No such prices as these wild
Onions 1.25;
The United States "is not in Onions, bbl.. 3.25; 2.00 to 2.50. Grape fruit in light supply; predictions will prevail in Chicago or
sugar." Mi Turnips,barrel....................... 2.01 while the demand is strong and improving '- elsewhere. Only a moderate or natural
it. It too bad. The picture .
is Beets 2.51 choice bright, running 42 to 54 to advance will follow on most of the
Thomas holds up is a most distress Carrots Parsnips, 3.2.51
ing one for the robust and enterprising Radishes, .20 to .2;; 70 size 2.50 to 3.00; 80 to 100 size slow States will be shipping considerable be-
people of the United States U Celery.... .............. ............... .5010 to,6.06< 2.00 to 2.50. Choice to fancy, well grade* fore the opening spring. Double the prevailing -

contemplate. We are entirely help- Beans Egg Plants, ,. to 1.00 and packed lemons selling 4.00 to4.5C; rates would seriously check the
Green peas, bushel.. .............. 2.501030 fair to good 2.50 to tOO: ordinary and demand, for while the masses of the" "
less and hopeless unless we blockade Cauliflower, barreL...... ............ 5.0: 1.50 to 2.00. Tangerines, Mandarins bread and meat cheap
russets have so
all nations Tomatoes, wanted......... ........... people
our ports against foreign Squashes slow sale, bbl. ... ........ 100 to 1.51 and Satsumas, if well colored and they can afford to dispense with some of
But if Forida: oranges do not riper Grapes, black s-lb. basket............ .30 of good size, will bring fancy prices. N o these products as soon as they become
l\lalaga.wanted.............. demand for persimmons or limes luxuries.
until Christmas, are green and sour Guavas, 3-peckcrate.. .... .... 1.25 i.y Japan expensive
and unsalable until then why deprive Pineapples are also working slowly at P. M. KIELY & Co.
POULTRY AND EGGS. prices ranging from 8 to 12 cents. .
the people of the United State:; lens..$ .30 to .35 I New vegetables are in demand and<
and luscious Roosters.... .......................... .25 to .30 FOR DYSPEPSIA,
of purchasing the ripe Broilers....................... .... .20 to .25 :. will bring good paying prices if choice Indigestion, and Stomach disorders!, take
Mexican orange until the Florida orange Turkeys............................... 75 to 1.25Ducks and well packed, but poor stock won't patexpenses. HUOAVX'S IRON BITTERS.
to .35 We quote egg plants, per barrel dealers keetf,51 per bottle. Genuine ha
matures? Ie red lines
.50 marie ana crossed on wrapper.
6.00 to 9.00. Cucumbers box
Again if the protection policy of! Kggs, .25 per I .
2.00 to 4.00. String beans, per box, 1.2;)
the United States is all that Mr. to 2.00. Tomatoes, per box, 2.00 to 3.00. Orange Quotations.The .

Thomas claims for it, why make the AUCTION SALES. Green peas, per box, 2.50 to 3.50. following are the prices fruit

policy sectional? Why give Massachusetts Blake & Ripley, Boston, Nov. 17: REDFIELD& SON. sold at yesterday at E. L. Good ell's

the benefit of the policy and Florida lemons . .. .. .87 to 4.37 auction houses in the different
Fancy.. .. . . . 3.12 to 4.00Bright orange
deny it to Florida, simply because her . . . . . 1.70 to 3.50 CHICAGO, Nov. 19. cities : New York, 2.30 to 3.30 ;

representatives in Congress are too Tangerines, halves..2.25 but Oranges.the market-There remains is no slow improvement and dull, Chicago, 2.25 to 2.75; Boston, 2.4010

ignorant to comprehend its benefits Grape fruit . . .. . 2.50 to 4.00 Buyers look at the fruit, and then say i it 280; Philadelphia, 2.30 to 2.70.
fruit barrels. .. 4.50 to 7.00Snow
t and too blind to see its beauties? Is Grape is too early for the trade, with the fruit Daily quotations are wired Mr. Good-

such narrow statesmanship worthy a & Co., Boston, Nov. 18: also too green. Offerings are fairly libera sell's office here, and are bulletined

great party? It would be a very unwise Fancy. . . .. . . 3.37 of Floridas, but not many others offered immediately for the benefit of the
and brutal that would re Bright . .. . . . 2.00 to 3.65 Florida-boxes, 250 to 300 a box, 1.75 to
parent Russet . . . . 2.12 to 3.37 2.00; boxes, 150 to 200 a box, 2.25 to 2.50; public. *-*-*
fuse to give medicine to his sick child Louisianas-barrels[ good, 4.00 to 4.50
Shell Lime has clearly demonstrated -
because the child cried out against it. Same, Nov. 16: barrels smooth high color, 5.00 Oyster
Fancy. . . . . . 2.05 to 2.65 ; through a series of exhaustivetests
The policy of a great party should Bright . . . .. . 2.00 to 3.15 boxes, 1.50 to 2.00. Jamaica-barrels, that it is the one great solution of
never be sectional or controlled by Grape fruit . .. . . 4.00 L55 to 5.00. Messina-boxes, 3.00: to 4.00 growing finer oranges, etc., in greater
favoritism. All should be protected Pines, per doz. 2.50 to 3.00; cabbage, or abundance on the light soils of Florida.
Blake & Ripley, Boston. Nov. 14: llinary, crate 1.75; Holland, 2.50, green See ad. on page 935. Write to The Paine
J, or none should be protected.We Lemons.. . .. .. .. 1.00 to 4.37 peas, bu. 2.00 to 2.25; ; onions, yellow,, Fertilizer Co., of Jacksonville, Fla., for
are well aware that free trade in Jaffa . . . . . 2.75 3.50 to 2.75:>>; tomatoes, bu. 1.25 to 1.50;; prices and further information. Now is

one State and protection in another Oblong ........ . . 3.37 potatoes, Rose, .68 to 70c; Burbank, ..70to the time to make application for this

4 would not be desirable, while free Fancy .. . . . 2.87 to 4.37 75c; sweets, Kentucky 2.75 to 3.00. article. Also get their cut prices on all
trade in all would be. Grapefruit . . . 2.72 to 3.37: M. GEORGE & Co. fertilizers and fertilizer material.

Sgobel & Day, New York Nov. 16: .
Protection would not be so desir Fancy . . .. . .. 2.00 to 3.3:>> CINCINNATI, Nov. 20. Orange Sales at Auction.
able, but if the policy of protectionis Navels . .. .. . 3.00 .-There is a light demand, and]
to be pursued in one it should be Mandarins, halves. . .1.40 to 1.50 he offerings being liberal, an easier feeing WEDNESDAY, Nor. 23. -Demand strong

pursued in all. Bright .,. . 2.10 to 3.10 prevails. Prime to choice Florida and market in fine shape. Fancy brights
ell, at 2.50 to 2.75 per box. $2.00 to 2.10; Bri hts. $1.90 to 2.00;
Indian River :. 2.50 to 3.00
The Republican party should be Lemons.There is a quiet and easy Golden Russets, $1.50: to 1.80, accordingto
above making flesh of one section, Edward Soper fc:; Co., Baltimore, Nov. narket. Messina sell at 4.50 to 5.00 for color; Mandarins $2.70. Commissions

fowl of another and fish of still 18: good to prime, and Florida 6.00 per box. 8 per cent. but no fictitious charges for
Florida lemons .. . 1.90 to 3.00 cartage, etc. SalcsdaysIondaYfl'Vedne-

another.-Ocala Banner. Mandarins .. . . 7.10 ST. Louis, Nov. 20. days and Fridays.JACKSONVILLE.
I Fancy .7 0 to 2.90 FRUIT AUCTION Co.
Oranges-Fair supplies for which there
A Valuable Book. Bright. to 2.70 vas a fairly good demand. We quote :: T. R. TOWSES. J. C. MACOMBER."I .

The fifth editon of all the names Fruit and Auction Company, Pittsburgh Horidas' 2.75 to 3.25; Mexican, 3.25 to .

addresses of the lemon Nov. 17, three carloads: .50 per box; lemons, stocks larger but can highly iccoinmend Dr. Bull's
and orange, Bright.. . . . ......1.80 to 3.00 prices steady. We quote : Maioris\ perase Cough Syrup for croup. I have u.,ed it
and vegetable growers of Florida, compiled Russet... . .. . . 1.50 to 2.25 : 8.00 to 8.50; Florida, per box, 4.00 for several years and find it the best
by Mr. Jno. W. Owen, of San- Florida and California Fruit Auction to 6.50; pineapples, light offerings and remedy ever tried.

ford, Fla., is now ready for distribu- Co., Cincinnati, Nov. 18: air demand at 3.00 to 3.50 per doz; grape Mrs. Hannah Morrison,Burlington,W.

tion. This pamphlet is published\ in Fancy . . .. .. .. 2.55 to 2.60 ruit, light offerings and demand, 2.75 Va."

convenient size containing about 150 Bright . . . . 1.60 to 2.70 to 3.00 per box.
ndian River, bright. . 2.30 to 2.50
pages, giving over 6,000 names of Russet . .. .. . . 1.40 to 2.00 NEW, -ORK, Nov. 22. BOWLING GREEN ACADEMY.

orange, lemon and vegetable growers, Grape fruit .. . . . 1.70 Sold at auction a thousand boxes of
post office addresses, acreage of each Same, Nov. 21: ranges today at 2.30 to 3.30 a box, aver- \chartered: preparatory school: of the highe reputa.
h"and ucfwm. il.slthrcordperfect. Cbsrgeelowqddte.a
grower and estimated yield in boxesof Bright, Manatee River..2.70 age 2.60. The market is ood. John llart.M.A.U.Y Ya.BowllDg OneAl Y a.

and lemons for the coming Bright . .. . .. . 1.75 to 2.85 E. L. GOODSELL.
oranges other informationof Russet . .. . .. . 2.15 to 2.40 1 g
season; also much .. I KLY
value to growers and buyers of X'EW YORK Nov. 19. NEW YORK, Nov. 23. 1 &qtatb =1LODlUHG

Florida fruits and vegetables. Copiesof Oranges are selling well. The market
176 and 200
Oranges, fancy; : ,
is firm. Our auction sales amounted to one CHllDRIF
the can be obtained from lines 2.25 to 2.50
pamphlet .75 to 3.00; straight ; thousand boxes today. The average price
Chas. J. Acosta, agent, Jacksonville.See russets, 1.50 to 2.25; lemons, fancy, 3.00o ealized was 2.67. One car averaged ubject to SPASMS ammo** likely troubled .ltt
his ad elsewhere in this paper. ; 5.00; inferior, 1.50 to 2.25;; grape fruit, .80.. The prospects are good. UJo 111 1 S.B.A.FAHHESyQC this' >.the t'lf'wLnt.e4' .
boxes, 2.50 to 3.50, barrel, 4.00 to 5.00; Been eo yea"in UN aDd" rfail 1s. Obwr'Terartlcq
EKECHAM'S-i PILLS--for+a t+bad--Wrer. gg plant, 5.00 to 6.00 per barrel; string i E. L. GOODSELL. Urly that tbs Initial are B.A.thus avoiding LaalC&tScDt




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"' Our Y oun Foll\s. not a happier man than he in the of vegetables, essayed the following

... gtate ffatfs, country. Tallahassee correspondent information: Those who have pre-
f their and
Savannah News.Columbia pared ground partiallyplanted

I", John Chinaman. farmers cabbages are: P. A. Bryant, 40 acres;
L Mr. numberof county certainly
John Henry shipped
As an inventor John has achieve a
M. Neal W. E. Allen W. M.
condition.We 20; 20;
crates of pineapples last week. keep their st ck in good
some distinction and bas won for him Gist, 20V.. G Norseworthy 10 J.
view from of- ; ;
had our
fine and splendid
self the name of the "Yankee of thEast e They were very running 42 a K. Christian 10 while quite a num-
fice window last Tuesday of the horses ,
50 to the crate. One crate of the
Besides the mariner
will in five
compass ber of others or more
rackandwe put
smallest contained Some of the and mules hitched to the
.. type, printing, paper, porcelain, silk, acres of beets. There will be planted
ripe ones, too ripe to ship, were have never seen stock anywherethat
gunpowder, and clocks'are of his in
75 acres, making a crop an
brought over to town. We tried them seemed healthier and in better
alleged discoveries. lie has kept the ordinary season of, sav, 12,500
and lonnd them delicious as ever.- condition. We do not see the neces-
knowledge these things to himself as Ten- crates, which, at 40 pounds to the
Titusville Star. sity of sending off'to Kentucky,
much as possible, to give
\' scorning: crate, will make 500,000 pounds, and
those so much inferior to him as he supposes Milam & Porter, real estate dealers, nesseee or any other State to buy stock the will make
other nations to be, the knowledge sold this week, to GeorgeV.. Whit when they can be raised in our own 20,000 pounds to car,
the F. S. R. R. of
which he has made his own. John himself State as well-we believe that a stock freight 'or 250
of Mass. the A. L.
and his more, Arlington, The of'fertilizers usedis
countrymen are "celestials! cars. amount
would be
farm conducted a
his emperor is the 'Son of heaven;" why Miller orange grove, just south of properly say, 500 pounds to the acre.-Me-
should hestoop '-0 benefit a people so town; consideration $10ooo. This is much beneath him the inhabitants City Reporter.
as of a full bearing grove and contains
England or the United States? John's twelve acres. It is a.very valuable Reed Bros., proprietors of the Tube The Bartow Courier gives the following -

the school-books abundance give of amusing this national testimony pride and to property and will pay a.handsome percent Well Works of this city, who lately record of phospate .shipmentsfor

self-satisfaction. His geography allots on the investment.-Leesburg nut in an irrigating plant for J. R. I the week ending Nov. 12:

nine-tenths of the globe to China, about Commercial. Davis on Lake Eloise, near Winter SHIPMENTS FROM FERNANDINA.

a square inch to England, and no space Haven, are now putting in an exten-

-_ .-at-aJMotnlr own great country. This Grape fruit seemingly is attracting sive system of piping on Col. J.V.. Cleared Nov. 8th, bkt. Darwin, for
same self-conceit helps to account for much attention, and the augmentingof .
in the neighbor. Swansea, Eng. B. Arentz & Co.,
Brady's place same ;
the lack of progress noticeable John its culture is in of the
and his countrymen. }centuries they demand by the consequence It is alleged hood. About 1600 feet ol pipe, shippers, 914 tons hard rock.
held themselves quite apart from other consumers. (provided with numerous automatic Cleared Nov. I oth. ss. Preston, for
by the medical fraternity that ii
nations. hydrants,) is being laid, through Rotterdam, Neth.; Dunnellon Phosphate -
Al the same time, John's nation is, in has curative powers in many complaint
which water will be distributed under Company, shippers, 2,200 tons
educated nation. All
its way, an )public particularly Brights disease.
offices are open to the graduates of their Mr. Murphy loaded car No. direct pressure from a powerful. steam hard rock.
college, without distinction of class 12,225 engine. It is probable that several
Miakka and Manatee Express line PUNTA GORDA, WEEK ENDING NOV. 12.
or creed Bniins and skill, rather than similar plants will be constructed in
money, are the highways to honor and with grape .fruit, which averaged sixty! 'he vicinity of Winter Haven and Nov. 2, schr. Lizzie M. Eells, for
office. to the box of 70 Ibs.-i and 16 lb.
Mobile, from Charlotte Harbor Phosphate -
Eagle Lake the winter months.
John's language is said to be the hardest oach. He leaves for the metropolis o1 during Co. tons.
of all to ]yarn. 11 is alphabet has two Bartow Courier. 132
hundred and fourteen letters, and such i Manatee county today to procure Nov. 4, Br. bark King Alfred, for

complications of tones and inflections goods.-Manatee Advocate.J. Quite an exciting adventure was ex Garston, Eng., from Charlotte Harbor -

that one word spoken in ten different Staff, an industrious Swede, has perienced by Mr. and Mrs.I !' E 1. Child, ( Phosphate Co., 1,900 tons.

ways means ten different things. had cleaned at a mill near Melrose one day last week, while driving to Cleared Nov. 9th, Br. bk. Chitta-
As business John is not remark-
a man
from Ishnd. When
able for honesty, to say the least. Ontraveler ,319 pounds of rough rice as half the Leejburg Corley gong: for Leith, Scotland; CharlotteH

asserts that the first Chinaman crop on four and one half acres, andis they reached the graded road over the lTbor Phosphate Company, shippers -

by whom he was swindled was the first supplying our market with a beauul wide mirsh-the road is only ten feet 1,550 tons!e.
whom he had business discovered twelve foot '
one any wide-they a :
: home made article at five
trnnt'nctlOus-aml that tho last one who cents per alligator asleep and sunning himself PORT TAMPA, WEEK ENDING NOV. 14.
swindled him was the last native with >ound.-A good sized stalk of sugar
the road.Ir.. Child out Cleared Nov. schr. L. K. Cot-
across got 5th,
whom he had any dealing when he left cane will yield four glasses of juice.
the country a year later. and I have seen stalks of ribbon cane of the buggy and yelled and voci'era- ingham, Wilmington, Del., cr

John as a soldier, is i so bravo that he ground which produced a half gallon.It ted at the saurian, but to no purpose. Stmtua Creek, N. J.; Bone Valley f

goes to a night attack with his lighted l takes eiiiht gallons of juice to make The 'gator slept on, and did not con Phosphate Company, shippers, 702 _
lantern. It may expose| his whereaboutsto descend to crawl in the marsh until tons pebb'e.
the enemy, to be su re, but if hostileS one gallon of srup. I have groundout ;
ldiers are to be dreaded] ] much more seventy.five pounds of juice froma waked up by several well d-rccted Cleared Nov. loth, ss. Markomania -

the dark-in John's opinion. hundred pounds of cane.-Waldo chunks thrown at him. The horses for Hamburg; National Peace River'i

Julia* religion(; ? He has plentysuchas items in Gainesville Sun. Became much excited and had to beheld Company, shippers, 2,408 tons pebble.
it is. Evervtrade has its patron di] by the bit to prevent them run
Cleared Nov. loth, Canton for
vinity. The joss-houses have their idols No one has nicer orange trees than ,
ning off. The 'gators seem to think
by the dozen, and John smokes and Chas. Parker; they are all seedlings, Lynn, Eng.; Bone Valley Phosphate
chats as he prays. As he has only u and it looks well this graded road was built expressly Company, 453 tons and Peruvian .
singular as as
single tongue, however, he must use very for them to bask in the sun on.-Lees Phosphate Company, 653 tons pel:'ble. t
pretty to see the trees so close to
some device] to do either the chatting or burg Commercial. Cleared Nov. 12th, schr. Carrie L.
the praying. So he prays by moans of gether, intermingled with the oak
two sticks, half round, determining by netS, so close around the house. Theyare Postmaster, Merchant and B inker Godfrey, for Baltimore; Bone Valley I

the way they fall whether or not his .lull of the golden fruit. He also hristian, of that productive spot of Phosphate Company, shippers, 569 I

prayer is granted. Or he prints his has the prize lemon tree, hanging full famous crops of vegetables, was in the tons pebble.
prayer on a strip of red paper and pins it city Tuesday, and when asked what Loading, ss. Holywood.
on the wall near the door. At the proper of fruit in all stages from a tiny green

time the priest sends it, with other accumulated one to huge ripened ones. There, ---- Of

)prayers, up into the air on I too,. you will find two lovely specimens '
the wings of fire.-November St. Nicholas of the grape fruit tree, both .lull \\V1' //

of monster yellow balls, which causes DtftM H DfiS

one to wonder at the inappropriatename

'W9RTl3 A GUINEA- -- A 130K." since they do not resemble a

grape in the least.--Parker item in St. = Brilliant !
Andrews r.
I Buoy. 1

i As an instance of what the tobacco Durable !II.

industry is doing fC'r the farmers of

1 i! Leon county, we cite the following: r\ Economical I

I A Tallahassee merchant supplied an I. : ,

I honest, hard working cotton planter and Fastness. None other are .
\ I In the family are more often the resuU: of<| Diamond Dyes excel all others In Strength, Purity,
dlNrdlrJ d'fTstJ'"that: r.1Mt p'op'eknow. |, : for fourteen years. Not a single year just as good. Beware of imitations, because they are made of cheap and inferior materials ....

i > : in the fourteen was the farmer able to weak be of only the DIAMOND DYES .
and give poor, cocky colors. To sure success use
ii< > BEECHAM'Sa
i i >> <> square his account at the close of the for coloring Dresses, Stockings, Yams, Carpets, Feathers, Ribbons, &c., &:. We warrant i

i i >> PD g LLS family, by curing <' season, but the merchant continued to I IHcarry" them to color more goods, package for package, than any other dyes ever made, and to give '
$Ick Headnehe him that his friend I \
Weak Sl! .mj eh,Impaired Dlvevtlon} hoping more brilliant and durable colors. Ask for the DIAMOND, and take no other. .
Disordered Liter Can. iilon nnd would come out all right some time.
tlp | .
>all Dillon and Xervnas Dtsurder.uri.tna .J. I fed postal for Lye Book,Sample Card,direction! lor coloring Photos.,making the finest Ink or P.1n1ngto "
< > from these cuavva. <> This year the farmer put in a crop of ( cents a quart), etc. Sold by Druggists. Addreu 'j

| !Corerfd with.. aTastnlrss A Soluble Coating. \\ tobacco. He has sold his tobacco, WELLS RICHARDSON & CO., Burlington, Vt.
I I ,
Of all dru gtstM. Price" :;cents a box. \
the cash paid the merchant in lull '
got ,
>ew Tone Depot 361 Canal t t. ,' F-,r Gilding or Bronrfng |" s A Rrl rtlVI O A 2ldt SHTf,_ ?Iwue.
111 'has in his and there is .. D I IIMTQ
money pocket, Fancy Article. us t::; .L/ / > Copper. Only IO Cent 'I





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, certainly ought to have done so. Had The Mother. only most suitable for the plants, but

Our' !Rural Jiome, you not better let your dear friends Raising children is a mighty big also for the people. The poisonousgases

send for their own doctor, who never thing, and it takes two to make a suc accumulate at the top of the

Officious People. I makes mistake! ? cess. Every child ought to have a rooms and should be allowed to escape
And so they keep on, until they father and a mother-a father to and be replaced with the fresh air from

For Onr Rural Home." have worried you into a fever, and govern with vigor and a mother to the outside. A cold current of air
"Howdy, good friends, "Howdy? then bewailing fatal coming from the outside against the
they depart, your love with tenderness. A man is the
Here I am among you, and that isn't obstinacy to lour "next friend." head of the house about some things, plants is very destructive to them,

the most of it either. Your editor has A calamity is a God send to these and abort: some other things he is causing them to get chilled and greatly

invited me to 'light and step inside," self elected Samaritans, these physicians only next to head if he ain't foot. A impairing their vitality.

, and to keep stepping in every week. without diplomas, these attor- man can punish his children, of <

'j Now, it is against my principles, as neys without law. The more prostrated course, when they deserve it, but it is Chocolate Cake.In .

many know lull well, to accept an their victims, the more latitude for I always advisable to make a reasonable these days of high-priced eggs,
"d invitation of this kind from the male their buzz saw advice. explanation to the good mother who one values a recipe which does not

"t,j man of the house. 1 hold that the Now, what shall we do when we bore them, for they are her childrensure require more than half a dozen. Hereis

I privilege of inviting guests rightfully collide with such people, my friends? enough, and she knows it. There a good one without any: Two and

belongs to the one upon whose shoal : Fight them, kneel before them, or never was but one case of doubt as to one-half cups of flour, one cup of sugar

t ners rests the burden of providing for drown them ? It's a conundrum andI who was the mother of a child, and and two full teaspoonfuls ol baking-

their entertainment; who breaks, give it up. King Solomon settled that in short powder, sift.these together through a

pays;" who entertains, invites. HELEN HARCOURT. order. The pain and trouble and flour sifter three times; then work in

But in this special case, our unlucky nursing and night watching have all two even tablespoonfuls of butter and

friend, the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER Dangerous Wells. been hers. The washing and dressingand one full cup of sweet milk. Beat

to have no "better half"to and : thoroughly until the batter is
appears Several years ago we bought a farm mending patching, tying up creamy
her endorsement to the invita and from Bake in tins.
give from who had occupied it fingers and toes and sympathizing with lumps. jelly
a man many
tions aforesaid. all their great big little troubles.Bill For the filling, use Baker's chocolate
Therelore, not existing, she cannot years. We had been on the place Arp. which is not sweetened. Grate one-

be imposed on by my acceptance, so but a few weeks when members of half cupful of it, add one-half cup of

here I am, and I mean to come again, our family commenced to be sick. Chinese Primrose sugar, one teaspoonful of corn starch

and have some more one sided talks i First one and then another, and at One of the most floriferous plants and three tablespoonfuls of water;

with you all. If you don't like it, its times several of us would suffer simultaneously for winter blooming is the Chinese place in a dish on the stove and sti
all your editor's fault, and you cantramplt" from very sick stomach.We until dissolved. Let boil a few
primrose. Of all shades of color
him for it in- moments until will harden in
on became much alarmed and an a drop
from dark red to white different
I wonder if any of you were ever vestigation was made to discover the varieties of the plant pure can be had. cold water; spread between the layersof
in collision ? No j? But I cake and the
a say yes, cause that produced our illness. Flower spike after flower spike arising over top.
you have, ollen, collisions of the kindI well had a wooden curbing, and the o
from the center of the leaves, havingthe Control the Oven.
mean. I was in one myself the lower hall was found to be in a badly flowers in whorls
arranged are
other day. It was not a railroad col decayed condition. Where it came the abundance The proper application of heat to

lision, neither a steamboat, nor a car- into contact with the water it had produced the in entire winter greatest months. Give food products, the power to control

riage. It was just a biped collision, wholly rotted, and was covered witha i during sufficient water to have the soil all the that heat, and the possibility of main-

no one killed or wounded, but my thick, filthy slime, that had been I time moist but not so abundant as to taining an even temperature for a certain
feathers ruffled the length of time, are all to be
got up wrong way.I accumulating (for years. But that was saturate too much. Cyclamen is a !
saw a hen to-day resisting a too not the worst thing we found. The the : considered, when the elements of success
belonging to same family
close approach to her chicks. She vault to the outbuilding was not over of genus and similar in cooking are to be counted.
plants requiring
represented my mental attitude pre- twenty yards from the well. Upon The flowers however Very many articles of food develop
cisely. The "other fellow Oh, he inquiry we learned that it was dug different in the their best qualities only under slow
was quite content, quite self corn pla years before. It was six feet deep, quite appearance to apple tions cf hat, \\hile others need

cent, quite: unaware of my ruffled con- and as the well was twenty-four, and stalk primrose from, being the produced of the bulb singly looking on a a quick even heat. One of the first

dition, and his share in it. That's the earth almost clear sand, poisonous top lessons in cooking-school courses is
roct. _When through flowering
just where the trouble is. He was matter had no doubt drained throughto > "how to build a fire," or rather, "the
and in the
partially plant car
one of the officious tribe. You have the water. Upon examinatioa the making and care of a fireEx..
den during summer, to rest, or place
met him-and his wife, there's a water was found to be in a dangerously them in
great many of him, and of her, in this unhealthful condition. Just whyour place pot and containing withhold water. some shady t GrJOG3 Jtrv :QQ VGGlt1a

world. predecessors on the farm had not n '
: 11h13
1 O 1 Fraud Fruit \
Their tribe never can let things or died from using it is certainly strange. Exposure of PlantPots.The I:) 0}O'j IVrapFers,
people alone. You cannot go your Probably an explanation would lie in
I way in peace where they are. They the idea that their system had become great trouble with house plants, I NO MORE CHEATING.

plant themselves at the cross roads of gradually inured to the poison. It greater than errors in watering, is letting Wrappers may

your life, and point out the path you hardly seems possible that a human the pots be exposed to the sun. 3 now know that they get an honest
ought to take, and no matter what being could use so lit le intelligence The fibrous roots soon grow to the (:? ream of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320j : :
side of the pot, and these are baked in 3 j sheets to ream as some unscrupulous
your errand may be, whether you are in the management of such a vital
going to church or gong to the grocery matter. And it is through just such full sunshine, trebly hot coming ,3: dealers supply.

store, they can and do tell you ol stupid carelessness that disease and through glass, which condenses its 1 OUR (FAIR f AND SQUARE

something better, in either line. In death has entered many a home.- rays; the root tips are soon killed. j Wrappers are put up in packages of
whatever: pie you are baking, they Nellie Burns in Country Gentleman. The whole ball: of ea-th is baked over 1000 each and each Wrapper is numbered -e>

must have a finger, or (in their opin and over, daily, and yet people won- J in printing consecutively from $
ion) it won't be worth the eating. Sorghum Seeds-Recipe. der why they don't succeed with ) 1 to 1000.( ) No one can

They can always tell you of somethingbetter house-plants. Shade the sides of the I HONESTLY BEATS |
For Our Rural Home.
than pots always, by plunging a
you are doing.
But of all thtir opportunities to draw Please tell me where I can get box of sand, moss, cocoa fiber or our prices. Send (or samples and Cj
seeds. Do think it prices to 5
their fellow destruction sorghum you ashes or place a thin board on edge C
creatures to
would be profitable to grow it for the front of the plant shelf, that | The Co.
there is none to equal that of illness. chickens and turkeys? across Jersey City Printing |
will come almost to the top of pots.
JThen in their and rush
they are glory,
in to offer advice, which do not It is almost Christmas so I will senda Let the plants have the sun, but shade 2 JERSEY CITY, N. J. O
for fruit cake. Om the A to themis "O'f 3 Ja Mt Ci'a0li000000 M
receipt good screen
want, will not accept, and could not my pots. way
if you would. Your druggist does not pound 01 brown sugar, one of butter, to set each pot in one of two sizesor

keep fresh drugs, but theirs does; hereis one of eggs ((10,) one of flour, two of more larger, filling the space with MARTIN & FISH,
his *address. Your nurse is not raisins, two of currants, half pound moss or sind.-Vick's Magazine. AND PRODUCE
citron a one tablespoonful ol ---- -
trustworthy, shall they send for one nutmeg!
they know, who is a real treasure ? cloves, one of ali-pice, two teaspoonfuls Ventilate the Window Garden. COMMISSION MERCHANT
Hines baking powder. Hake two hours.A One of the main essentials in successful -
Your doctor calls by a
your Jto,st:and 214 N. Franklin St.;Saginaw Fart
certain name, and of course he oughtto Reader of the DISPATCH.; window gardening is plenty of Side Mich.
know, say your officious advisers, fresh air on all suitable occasions. Consignment solicited<: and prompt' retnm
A fresh lot of Ground Stock Feed received if should begiven guaranteed.
but to them it really looks like some- possible,
September 10, 1892!): by The Paine Reference' : R. G. Dan & Co., iBradstreet'
the of the window this
thing else. Has he ordered such and Fertilizer Co. A full stock"always on at top ; Agency; and First National :Pfnk, Saginaw 8.
such things to be done? If not, he Land. mode of ventilation, however, is not Side. % 986mo.I .

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tLiitoi. All that I shall say here about work The poorer the land the fewer oat That Hog Question.Editor II
\ ing oats is for common dry Florida pine I plants it can sustain and perfect. It Farmer and Fruit-Grower: .,
land. I don't know any hing about I has been said that oats should be sown I am glad to see that in spite of the I
Something the Mules to Eat. growing oats on hammock land so rich I thick in Florida because in this warm political excitement incident to a Pres-
Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower: that cats grow almost as big as fish- climate they will not stool. That is an idential electi n, the rights and liber- I
One of the great drains on the resources poles. On such land I ..ave no doubta error. ties of the Florida razorback are still
of South Florida is for hay and man can grow oats whether he has The reason oats fail to stool in Flor- capable of attracting the attention of
grain to feed our work animals. Every got any sense or no' They will ida is because they are sown too thickor thoughtful minds.
in road is grow there in spite of him. But most too late or both. If you sow two This is evident from the appearance
store cross village
every of the settlers in South Florida are bushels of oats to the acre there is no I in a late issue of your able journal of
stocked largely with hay and grain on pine land, not uncomfortably rich, room to stool. If you sow as late as i letters on the subject from two corre-
(and canned goods). In all larger and must grow oats on that or December or January there is no timeto spondents. If you would kindly giveme
towns, hay, grain (and canned goods]) none at all. This is the way i'is done: stool. I have counted on early space I should like to write a few I
are the staples in the chief stores. In "Fence (this fence is for the benefit thinly sown oats 20 to 30 good stalks lines on the letter from the gentleman I
of a fellow over in the woods who from one grain of seed and 10 to 20 who wants to "fence him out." That
our cities great warehouses are devoted has a cow (?) which gives two quartsof is common. A man who has alwayssown writer pleads for the free range of the 1
to hay and grain (and the milk a day, for six weeks). As ]I oats late and thick may be par- hog for two reasons: First, because the ,
ubiquitous canned goods). commenced to say, fence, deaden doned for not knowing they will stool restriction of such would mean noth-
The great bulk of these goods go and plow a piece of pine land in win- heavily in this climat. ing short of the financial ruin of some I
from the cities and villages right out ter or early spring, the earlier the I have sown oats here in October of the "very best citizens" of that
better. In early June sow broadcast I and all stooled heavily. Some of the neighborhood, whose "sole support"
into the country and are sold to the three pecks per acre of cow-peas and same seed sown in the February following is derived from this industry; and,
tillers of the soil. no more, and plow them in. If you sent up a single or at most two second, because a hog-proof fencecan t
These are all strictly cash articles anda sow with the peas 150 pounds per stalks and ripened nearly as soon as be built and maintained for a tri-
constant stream of that scarce and acre of superphosphate. of lime and the early sown. fling cost. ,
much sought treasure goes out of the sulphate- of potash- it will greatly increase These oats will be harvested about i} With regard to the first statement '
county and State to pay for them.I the yi Id. The besetting sin of May i ist. Early in June sow peas and your correspondent writes that those
suppose the reason so many people all new comers in Florida is too thick manure in the stubble and plow under. "very best citizens," who, from his
.. in South Florida buy hay and grain is seding. Don't sow too thick. Harvest in August or September, and article, evidently devote all their time I
because they are under the impressionthat When half the pods are ripe and again in October sow oats and manureas and attention to the business, have
they cannot be grown successfullyon the leaves begin to fall they should be before. By this plan you will get realized therefrom, since the beginningof
such land as we have here. In harvested. Get a load of poles, two crops of first.class hay and grain the year, all the way from $50 to
this opinion they are in error. It is round or split, two to four inches in each year at the minimum of cost. $250. The energetic young man who
not meant by this that our land is as diameter, and eight feet longsharpen The land will steadily grow richer obtained the latter sum must have
rich or as well adapted to the growthof the big end. Go into the peas and your crops bigger. After a while enjoyed exceptional facilities, and his
grain as the rich prairies of the three steps, and work a pole firmly in- I your land will get "foul." It will record is so far ahead of that of the
Northwest or that we can reasonably to the ground. Then pull with both have plenty of crab grass, sand spurs others as to be highly suggestive of
expect as great yields. It should not hands some peas, and put a handful and any quantity of named and name- those extraordinary horticultural re-
for a moment be contended that we each side of the pole and wind them less weeds. Don't let them scare you. turns which we often read about but
can grow a bushel of grain as cheaplyas around. Then pull and place around While you have been putting some seldom see. Yet, even taking his case
it can be grown in Iowa. Neithercan the pole till full and cap it with a bunch concentrated fertilizer on the land as a sample of what youthful energy
we buy a bushel as cheap i of the greenest and leafiest vines you nature is taking this way to aid you by and push can accomplish in this lineis
But a good many years' experienc. I can reach. Don't press down hard, furnishing gratuitously a generous the prospect so very alluring?
has taught me this-that when I raisean i and be sure the stack is not more supply of the humus our sandy landsso First, you have to value the young
acre of squash and pay for crates, than sixteen to twenty inches in greatly need. If you pull peas I man's time, then you have the capital
freight, commissions, etc., I don't diameter. They can be rapidly Sept. ist, there are nearly two invested in a house, some land and
have money enough to buy an gathered in this way and will cure months in which to grow a luxuriant the purchase of a horse .and its
acre of oats or an acre of corn. The perfectly even if there is a shower crop of green manure. Sow your oats keep-for it cannot be imagined a
railroads, etc., took all the money my every day. Don't pull when wet. and bone a-d blood among the weeds business of such proportions can be
squash sold for and wouldn't trust me When cured, pull up the pole, (the and plow all under together as shallowas prosecuted on foot. Next, we have
for grain. peas will adhere), and lay it on the possible. If the sod of grass is very the capital sunk in the purchase of the
Sal and Fanny and Dolly wanted wagon and you will not lose a leaf, tough go over it with a smoothing barrow progen'tors and cost of owner's living
corn. They wanted oats and they and every one will be as green and and smooth it and cut it up. The until the offspring from said progenitors -
wanted hay. Their personal appear- sweet as when pulled. oats will find their way through and in have become large enough to be
ance indicated that if I kept them plowing This will give you one to two tons due time the roots will feed greedilyon dispose of. If this is all reckonedup
for squash and beans and didn't to the acre of hay and grain of the the decaying vegetation.No I am afraid that the raising of razor-
get them some oats they would'strike." best quality. matter how weedy and trashythe backs in the piney woods, assisted by
They began to look as though they When'the peas are off, the land is ground is don't on any consideration occasional predatory raids on the
would vote for the sub-treasury scheme. in condition for oats. Between October plow before you sow. You want neighbor's field, is not so remunera-
They did look that way. If there are 20 and November 10, sow broad- I gaod, solid ground right close under tive under the most favorable circumstances -
any 1 living beings on earth that absolutely cast three pecks per acre of rust proof I the: seed. If you plow first and sow as to attract the investmentof
can look that way it is a lot of oats and no more. Put one sack per on top the drouth will get them just as intelligent I labor and capital. If
mules whose owner is growing squashfor acre of bone and blood, (more wouldbe sure as it comes. I have this fall such can be said about this abnormal
the Northern market. better), and plow oats and fertilizer plowed under oats with buzzard grass, achievement, what can we think of
The result was a conference between under as shallow as you can turna ragweed and dog fennel seven feet the lot of those "very best citizens"
labor and car al. The mules and I furrow Some time in January high and spots of dense crab grass whose efforts in ten months realized
got together. The mules were about when the oa s begin to stool and the and sand spur sod two feet high and from $50 to $IOO?
. done for labor and I was about out of roots are filling the ground, sow thick as it can grow. Judging by the Turning from this point to the consideration
capital. When I went out of the broadcast, one hundred pounds per past my best yieldof: oats will be where of the trifling cost of fencingout
squash business owed the mules some acre of nitrate of soda, and you will I[ put under the richest crop of weeds. the hog, I think our Polk county
oats. Nobody owed me anything.The be reasonably sure of a crop. I have I[ have in my granary now tons of fine correspondent would find that in order
mules acted as though they never (failed entirely, and only once bright oats grown in this way on high, enclose a field of ten acres somethingmore
realized it was a bad debt and were partially. Cut when the grain is in dry pine land seventy feet above water. must be done than simply pay
glad to compromise. We agreed to the hard dough and the straw still There is no need of buying oats in $$$40 for having 4,000 rails split. In
quit the squash business and make green. Let them cure in the sun, Florida if we will make wisely directed our section at least the rails have to be
oats. I was to furnish the land, seed then bind in convenient sheaves and effort to grow them. hauled and the fence built.I .
and manure and they were to performthe you have a complete feed of hay and DUDLEY W. ADAMS. have charge of groves where the
labor. They were to have the grain; that a mule will call for with Tangerine, Orange Co., Fla., Nov. II, '92. sentiment of the community is so
entire crop straw and all, and I was her sweetest notes. ----.*- averse to the free range of hogs that
to keep the land and pay the taxes. Don't be deluded into sowing oats 1866-35,000; 18921,400,000.These thd latter have disappeared and can
This compromise seemed satisfactoryto thick on our pine land. Dont't take are the figures that represent the assure your correspondent that where
labor. So the strike was averted. 'any stock in the old notion that the i I growth of Chicago. 1866 "one boy" was three strands of barbed wire are prop-
Now we raise.all our hay and nearlyall poorer the land the more seed is need the hired help of Barnett Bros. 1892, 49 erly adjusted, neither horse nor cow
carried their roll as help-
our grain, and I will tell you how I ed. You might as well say the poorer I 1 are considerable on of an increase-and pay all are can get in. I have also charge of ,it on unmortgaged pine land. the pasture the more sheep it will feed. busy. See advertisement. three groves about six miles from here




where hogs roam at large, and the Plans for :Marketing- never affect our Indian River oran- It is understood that the Titusville

J owner of two of them had lately to The Indian River Orange Grow- ges.Several agent would keep the growers advisedas

spend more money in making the ers' Association have had several growers were of the opin- to the prices offered or made at

fences hog-proof than would have ion that a combination of the two Titusville ; but a grower could fix his
". bought up all the hogs in that neigh meetings to devise a better schemefor methods would be best, and the plan own price and notify the Titusville

II borhood. What we should have is a marketing their fruit. At the would work somewhat as follows : agent that unless he could obtain

local option law whereby districts or last one, reported in the Advocate, "A uniform system of grading; same, the fruit was to be shipped onto

precincts could vote for or against free the following plan was presented by packing to be done by growers, and New York.

range of hogs. There are sparsely Mr. E. C. Porcher : time of shipment determined by them, These are but the condensed ex;

I populated districts where it may be "It was pointed out that over three including all their fruit of every gradeor pressions of the meeting, but they

profitable to let the hog roam at large, hundred thousand boxes of so-called such part of their crop as they i serve to give you an idea of the

but there are many other districts Indian River oranges were marketedin might then wish to ship; consigningall hoped-for movement.

where settlements are plentiful, the New York city alone last season. fruit to one agent at Titusville. .-.-4

range poor and only a few wretched We know full well that the actual This Titusville agent would have previously Many things which are advertised pos-

specimens of the porcine species trot crop of Indian River-the only oran. issued a circular to buyers, sess no value; but who would say that

ting about, and yet the building! anti ges that had the right to be so brand- stating that Indian River oranges Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup possesres no

maintaining of cosily fences is imposed ed-amounted to less than one hun- could be bought only of him at Titus merit? It is the standard remedy of our.

on the suffering inhabitants. dred thousand boxes.: These extra ville, in car lots or less quantities, age. m .

WM. Y. DOUGLAS. thousands of boxes of spurious fruit guaranteed of standard pack and uni Eighteen hundred retail dealers receive

Dunedin, November 17 i&)2." must have affected the price of our form grade, or of one agent in New weekly prices through "The Silent
----e. fruit besides entailing a loss Drummer' issued regularly by Barnett
The Sheep Industry in Florida. genuine York city. When the fruit reached Brcs., Chicago.
ICditor Farmer and Fruit-G rower: through- injury to our reputation. the Titusvflle agent, he would probably -
I take the liberty of writing to It seems that our security in the have orders ahead, or buyers present
you future be assured if the membersof & FISH,
in consequence of an article in your can to take same. In the event ol I MARTIN
paper, the "American Sheep Breeder" our Association combine, use our his having more fruit than was in AND PRODUCE

I that I have seen several times stating trade mark, agree upon an agent in demand at Titusville, the surplus

that you would give what assistance Titusville or New York city, or in would be at once forwarded in car lot COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

you could towards locating any northern both, and grade our fruit uniformlyby shipments, to the sole agent in New
having it graded and guaranteedby York city. This double aio, 312 and 214 N. Franklin St., Saginaw kart
person who wished to enter into arrangementof Side, Mich.
the sheep industry in Florida; and as the Association; the packing to be an agent at Titusville and also one

I am compelled to change on account done by the growers, and a uniform in New York, would give us the Consignments solicited, and prompt returns
of health, I thought that I would, grade secured under instruction by chance of a home market, or car lot References: R. G. Dun & Co., iBradstreet'fl
with your kind permission avail my- deputies, appointed by the Associ- shipments to one agent in the largest Side.Agency; ; and First National Bank, Saginaw .E.

self of the offer that was in the paper.I tion.Our and best market, or New York city, q86moCAgDIEs
entire crop this season will not and it would allow to time
am a practical sheep man, having growers
been engaged in it for some years, exceed one hundred thousand boxes.If their own shipments and to ship their !

but the climate of North Dakota is the buyers are fully advised of this entire crops of all grades (if they so
-are given a complete list of the desired ) at one time instead of their
against myself and the raising of Being the Largest House In the State
sheep profitably, the winter being so growers of Indian River orallgt'S-in' crops being held "on call" of the t inCANDIEIS
cluding our members, and also the Titusville The main
object to
long and severe, that the cost of feeding agent.
i is against the successful raising of Indian River growers who have not be attained is to sell our fruit here, as ,

sheep. yet joined us-are told that the fruitis it is firmly believed that this will giveus I
And of these
making a specialty
be under the
I would like to go into it in a to uniformly graded: full value for our superior oranges; goods, we call the attention of
supervision of the Association, and and it is firmly believed that if the
moderate manner at first with about dealers and others to
two hundred native ewes, as I do not know that this genuine Indian buyers are fully informed we will our line.

think that the larger mutton breeds River fruit, well graded and well have no difficulty in deposing of every

f would pay in that climate. Your packed, can be bought only throughan box of our fruit, for full cash prices, SEND IN YOUR ORDERS EARLY FOR

answer \to J. M. R. last June in the agent at Titusville or New York, here at home. None of these plans TilE HOLIDAY TRADE. -
it would seem that we were really pro- would a from makinga
Sheep Breeder, I think covered that prevent grower
tected, and could feel assured of ob- bona fide sale of his on the
ground entirely. Could this numberof crop
ewes be purchased at a reasonablecost taining, at least, a fair price for all trees, or packed and delivered by ,
our fruit. Our entire crop is a mere him to purchaser direct.It .
anywhere within a reasonable Manufacturers and Jobbers In Fine
distance of your place ? Also coulda "drop in the bucket" when comparedwith was suggested that an agent in Candles and Crackers.

place be leased or purchased at a the crop of the state ; it has a Titusville alone could handle the 30 and 31 Ocean St., JackftonYlll, Flu.
-- ---- ----
l should be sold
low figure suitable for the raising of reputation, anji at business for five per cent commis-
that number ? a very handsome profit to the growers; sion, but that the combination plan and IIKSTMIAt'HINEIir TOOL in the world for
B 0 R E
and it is true that it was repeatedly succeed ing in this business-also
JAMES B. WILSON.) would cost, say seven per cent com- Horse Powers
after in lots last ,
sought car season by
"The Southern, St. I.ouis10.
mission, divided as followsVhen: WELLS
There is unlimited free range in the buyers who sell to the consumers di- fruit was sold at Titusville, the Titus- Steam Engines&Valves,
vicinity of Lawtey, but in its wild rect, and it could not be 'gotten, not Pumps ,
ville agent gets five per cent, and the D Iron Pipe and Fittinp.! Well Sap.
state it furnishes so little good grass on account of high prices asked, but New York agent two per cent; when R L I assured.plies. Honest Catalogue and reliable mailed work Fret.

that the sheep would have to be because of a lack of uniform gradingand the fruit was shipped to New York WELLS LOOMIS & LAYMAN.

herded over a large territory, with a the difficulty of getting car lots and sold bj New York agent he would ?IFFI01110.-- --- ---
boy afoot or on horseback to bring of certain grades together. Under
get five per cent and the Titusville? BETHEL CLASSICAL and HILlTmi
them in at night. In two years timea the proposed system of an agent at two cent. Such an !
per arrangement
tract of be Titusville, buyers could be suppliedwith I 7E1Nx I.t
pasture, as large as might would stimulate the Titusville i Prepare s forBuglnesiUniTrsit! and \
necessary-say from'twelve to fifty any number of car lots-uniformly -. sell the fruit here and Weit' Point. Catalogue address If aj. .,
agent to yet R.A.McIwTTBi,Bethel Academy Va
I _
acres-could be graded as called for-until the
prepared by girdlingthe
he would also get some pay for attending -
pines, breaking the sod as well as crop was exhaused. We could make : to the fruit that went on to "MORE TESTIMONIALS"for
possible and scattering over it the seed our own prices and would have spot I
New ; and, at the same time, = tame number of machine
of the Louisiana grass. This is cash sales, and a reduced commission -I old than any other hatcher
fair the
grass it would be only to New MADE ft in auooewif operation
practically evergreen, and the to pay. at Deentnr.Illinois. ZS::
on York agent to get this two per cent i chicks hatched at one time
heavy damp soil of the flatwoods it I The second proposition that of on Titusville sales, as he would no __ t with a2U InCubator>egg capacity*Reliable to.

makes a sod as dense as Kentucky having only a supervising agent in I doubt have a small; amount of fruit to in stamps.for fllustratodcatalogue.
blue grass, and we consider it worthas Titusville, and all the fruit sent to one
I handle at five cent.
much, acre for acre, as that cele agent in New York city, was not so per Reliable Incubator Brooder CoQulacyIII.! )

brated grass. The time will= come well received, though some of the -- -- ---- -

when the grazing furnished by this members thought well j of the plan.It SYYt.ES. J Spading

grass in this State will be worth as would seem that all we need is MORGAN
'nveSIZES." I c: .
much as the orange crop. combination among our members, and : HarrowThe

,. t concentration of the crop of oranges, 1":6C fit's Heat all around Itotary Harrow and .
"I tried a bottle of Salvation Oil on a with a uniform system of grading, to ; -t:... NO mi IAI for Fall plowed land Stubble Vina-
wound anil was cured within severaldays. ,, E.Mivsi-7ard3 and peach Orchard Learn no
secure at all times handsome profitfor \ 1 .t" .. furrow or ridge. Angle of teeth adjustable. Bend
I never had such a goo l remedyas ) I for Catalogue. mention thl Paper. Addnssj
Salvation 011111 hands. all our fruit, as the gluts in the ( '(J T-:1tl: f .
Mrs. J. C. Duncan my; Lexington, Mo." market of Florida oranges would .; 't tf a ,li D. S. MORGAN & CO. Brockpon,H.Y.NovzDtm .


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. =VoL VL Agriculture' is the Basis of Wealth No. 47 I IA

Nation of 'Trusts." still much more diluted. Indeed it is ing for the unprecedented majo ity; and twelve persons own 4 346,000 I

The following is a list of some of I pretty clearly known that the capitalization below the Harlem river. Thirty: thou- acres: In Ireland less thu eight
I of some of the largest like that sand had been naturalized Ch'caiio. hundred pe'sons own one half the
the chief trusts that at present oppress voted the land members of the House of
of these
of the Lead and Sugar Trusts, is upwards Seven-eighths : : 402
and swindle the nation. In view of : of two thirds fictitious.:; Tin 1 Democratic ticket, accounting parti Lords own 14 540 or2 acres, which

their colossal growth and formidable public however will be lorctd to pay) ally lor the turning over of the p litica rent for $57.875 630. The total number

strength and the pernicious influence heavy interest on all this bonus capital wheel in Illinois. Tens of thousand: of ten nit farmers in England,

they exercise in walk of life, one just as if it represented sterling money, of foreigners had found homes in the S o land and Wales is r,069,127. and
while the coffers of the cor.cocters and Northwest changing the pMitica ol these, Leland furnishes! 574,252
can hardly realize that the oldest, the Republican and E gland 34,81. England's
promoters of the monopo'i-tic schemes complexion or lessening 4. war
wealthiest, most powerful and un as well as those of the magnates who majority in those great States. debt is. $3 6 0.000,000. and the

scrupulous of all the pestiferous brood were early let in 'on the ground Further the feeling of unrest among E iglish bondholders fatten on an interest -

is'scarcely 20 years old. This, the floor," have been dishonestly filled byt mechanics, and particularly the me o'< $3 r 2.004.360, annually drawn
chanic from land althoughhe from the industrial population of that
Standard Oil the of all the e rascally trickery. The names 01 ,
some of the largest and most rapaciousof was receiving double the wageshe country. In London relief was given
others and the pattern on which they the nefarious brood have been omit- received in the country he left, he 1088,164 | aupers in one week. It

substantially modeled themselves, was ted here because no trustworthy statements felt' the boys was getting more th In his takes r4ooo policemen to guard

founded in Cleveland, Ohio, as lateas or estimates of their capitalization share, and that there ought to bea London's population. In the UnitedS

1872. As it is one of the cardinal are at hand. So have the names more equal division, and he was ates seventy persons are worth $2-
schemes of all those which deal with purely ready to chance a change. Coupledwith 700,000,000; and less than fifty of
points with most of these to
American products, and are therefore the mechanic's. desire fora changewas these control the currency and com-
maintain the utmost secrecy with re not helped in their extortion bv the a class of literary and professIonal merce of the country at a day's notice.

gard to their affairs, even the capitali tariff.. The Standard and Cotton ScdOil men, clerks and others who were not One hundred are worth $3,000,000-

zation of all except those which wishto Trusts would be included in ihis directly bent-fitted by a protectivetariff 000, and 25,000 own hair the total

have their stock sold in the Ex list were it not that both largely swell who had the feeling that a protective wealth. The census shows that the

their[ enormous profits by heavy investments tariff doubled wages of mechanics railroads of the country own 281.000-
of the and thereforeare
changes country in interests affected by it. and laborers and was the entire 000 acres of land, and foreign and domestic

compelled to get "listed," is a To save space, the names of 63 other of the transferring of the undesirable syndicates: own 84,000000

matter of conjecture, but the publc: trusts, with a capitalization of less than populations of Europe to this country acres, making a total of 365000000.

I have reached pretty close to the truth $5,000.000 each, now before us, are and that free trade would stop this The[ total number of farms in the

in nearly all cases. The figures here also omitted.-Rural New Yorker. immigration until the foreign popula United States is 4225.955, and of
given are taken from a speech in Congress .O. lions already here could be assimilatedto these 1,924,701 are .entcdjof; this

by Representative John DeWitt The Peaceful Revolution.Editor American ways and American prin number 702,224 are compelled to
Warner, of New York, towards the Alliance Department: ciples.It >hare their crops with their landlords

close of the last session, and the best For the past three days the Republicans is generally believed by Republicans while the greatest share asked of the

attainable other sources of informa in the Northern States have been that it is fortunate that the changehas (British farmers is one fourth. In New

tion : pulling themselves together and inquiring been complete, and that the Democracy York City 10,000 of the 2,000,000 inhabitants
Name of Trust. Cai Itallratlon. Water. "Where am I?" The Demo have all branches of the own nearly: the whole city,
Standard Oil... ......... $110,000,000> ) $45,000,000)
Cotton-seed Oil...... 41,700,000( ) 2:>,(O),
American TypeFounders' ...'.. ........ 9,000.000) 3.000.000 the landslide. Few of the leading whole! policy, and it it shall demonstrate In Chicag -population 1,200.000less -
Anthracite Coal........ 513,000,000) 2:>, Axo_........ .. ............ 5,000.000) -
Barbed Wl re........... l:,OKlXx( ) )) 4.500.000 reason for the overwhelming Republican policy is for the betterment of the estate. The total number of mortgages
lliscuitand Cracker....... 5,000.000 2UiO.OOOlirewers' defeat but a lack o: votes. American people they will be sustained in this country, according to Census
(Chicago) 6,000.000) 2(00,000Holt ( )
and Nut .. ....... 5,000,000 2,000UO< Boodle is hardly mentioned. The in power as long as the Repub Superintendent Porter, i is 9,000,000;
Hoot and Shoo .. ...... ", the force bill the wildcat
Cartridge... .. .... ....... 7, W.OOO -- I currency lican party has had control. But or one to every seventy inhabitants.
Condensed Milk........ 1::,lXKXX)) 3,000.000( -none of the leading questions should disaster follow a change ol Total number of millionaires,
Casket.. ... ........... 6,000.000( 2ooomo( ( )
Celluloid................ 11,500.000( ) 3tO.OOIChmrctte. ) > in the campaign will account for the policy another landslide may be con Total number of people out of work,
...... .......... :,000000( ) most overwhelming defeat a political in million. number
Copper Ingot.... ....... 2JOOO.OW( ) templated four or at most eight over: a Trvimps
Cordage.... ............ 15.000,000( 5,000.0, party has ever known. In analyzing )-ears. It would be a good time now nearly 500000. Ex-Union soldiersin
Cotton Duck......... ... 10,4XIXXi)( ) 2,000,000)
Envelope.: .,..._........ 7,000,000) the vote, it cannot be attributed to the while Mr. Cleveland: is serving his poor houses, 50,000; bondholders,
Flint(J lass.............. 4,0(0MO farmers! in the Republican States for second term and no motive to use his none.
Forkand Hoo......... l,0tiu,000 -
Lead .... ... ... ........ H0,000,000 nO.dOO.OU.( .he rural districts were generally true office for extending his power, for --a-
..... ....... M. EitesVorld's Fair toacco
Linseed Oil )18.000.000) 12,000.000) ::0 their party. The great majorities: John -
the Government to establish the
Lithographic... ....... 11,500,000) policyof
Locomotive............ 15.0ioR)0; ( ( )) A'ere in the cities: indicating that the but one term, and an exsention of > agent, writes to the agricultural -
Maw Musical .Instrument..... .. ........ 5.000,000,000,000( )) -- :shopmen wanted a change. Notwithstanding the time to six years. editor of the Floridian, as follows:

Oatmeal.....,..........._ 3,500,000) work was abundant and IEO.; W. HASTINGS "I congratulate you on the great success -
... ..... .......
lU e4!:\ 2,000.000) have achieved in tobacco
Kubber..eo...eo........... 6)oooooo)( ){ ) A-agesin proporrion' to the cost of liv Springfield, 0., Nov. nth. you
Safe.'...., .......... 5,000,000) 3,000,000 ing higher than ever in the history 0-I cu turc and I congratulate you on
School nook........... KOOO.OOQ) --
Sewer Pipe<< ............ 5,000,000) the country, notwithstanding the pur The following interesting facts and the faith, pluck and energy which

Western....Union........Telegraph .....-. 85.000,000' ) 50,000,000 chasing power of a dollar was greater figures are said to have been collectedby You have displayed in achieving it.
Smelters' .. .... '.... 40,000.000 -- in obtaining the necessaries of I lie John Brighr. Prof. Allen and other You may congratulate yourself on
Spool Soda-Water, Bobbin Machinery and 9,000,000) ) -- .han ever known, and the country co-worker*. Farmers s ould till another fact that vmi h.tre a neonolr .
Shuttle.... ",(0)(0)( rich in % of the life\ of tobacco which you
growing at an unparalleled rate them : In France there 300.000th.tched
Starch.... ...... ....... HOOO.OOO) 3,00',000 are
steel.... .......-........ :noooono 'ne history of rations and the nation's cabins without a window pioJuce. II is ,"S' /I( rvel)' a MJ.ltltif
Sugar. ... ........ .. 75.0UMUO)( 50,000,000 the r'lt1rbe / which be
Trunk ..... ...... ...".eo.. 2,500.000) credit so great that it can refund irs 1.500,000 with two windows. Out of can no vwe
W'all Paper........... 20,000,000, ) 6,000,000; indebtedness: : at 2/4 per cent per 7.500.000 houses! more than 4.00 000 I' l'rr!!.jtr'e.i to other localities than can

Here are 43 trusts; whose aggregate! annum, there was the common impulse have le.'s than five openings including lour (li mNt.

capitalization! is known or shrewdly not to let well enough alone. A doors, and thatched cottages, in which Southern Texas produces a tyre
estimated! to be $1,352 700,000. It is change: was desired. A citizen of this live nearly two thirds of the popula- similar to yours but has the disadvantage -

the general opinion of those economists city: earning $4 a day in Chicago comes tion. In England and Wales 100 per- of a nearly perpetual l drouth

who have made the closest study 300; miles to cast his vote for.a change. sons own 4.000,000 acres. In England and imperfect opportunities: for irri

of tjjese business monstrosities that the During the past year 60,000 foreigners in 1887, one-thirteenth of the gation.
capitalization, of the most "solid" of have been naturalized in New people; owned two thirds of the national t Q I

them,is at least one fourth "water"' York. Fiit}-four thousand of these I'I'voted I wealth.. Seventy persons own one I adverti-ernpntof Our readers' attention The Paine is Fertilizer raTcd to Co.the

whit lF lhat.of,the majority of them, is the Democratic ticket, account- J half] of Scotland; 1,700 own nine-tenths-j on page 935t

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Established 1876.McALISTER JAMES STEPHENS & SONS., 1888-1892.


Produce Commission Merchants THE MOST EEONDpAb. XEblAfibE AND EFFIEIEHT.

629 Liberty Street, Pittsburgh, Pa. In Successful Use Since 1888in

Specialties FLORIDA ORANGES. 347 and 340 Broadway, Orange Groves and Vegetable Gardens in size from six acres to one .

DEFERENCE: : ALBA:";V. NE'V YORIC. hundred and seventy-five acres.

The Florida Dispatch or Any Mercantile Ag ncy.UpapallinBI I have perfected, and tested by use, an arrangement of light steel l

TO SHIPPERS OF FRUITWANTED : tubes as a substitute for the perishable hosc.JAMES.


Peaches Montverde,_Fla_
Lemons, Oranges, Grapes, / --
Apples, Berries, Green and -

VALUABLE NOVELTIES. Will pay cash. Send fur a Daily Bulletin

Highest standard of Vine!, by more thorough
grading than those generally rtce red tram any 3449Cottnjre Grove Ave.,("hirn o. 111.. t. ,
where. Large diarountw on large order General Produce Coniini iou Merchants Hut l
One assorted ca--e of our different Florida\Vi-ir- shipper. 7-2S-6mo -DEALERS IN-
((12 boU't' ) given as I'reinfum with order
amounting to$50 oo or more. Send fur estimate
I before ordering elsetthtre. Address B. PRESLEY &, CO., Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.
Ji. DUliOIS. I'.O Box tit
I New Beggar Weed Seed 250 per paid
I A.A.Ceroe. W. B.Geroe. PRICK> LIST OF 1V1IISKET. .. ,
TIIENORTHWEST Parker....................................$1 7.; I Martin Itye......:..................;.S3; OO
Established 1870. Orange:; Valley.......................... 2 OO \ Virginia! Ciladeg .............. ......... 4"01J
*'l'rlnt;Valley...... ..................... 20; Old llourboii ............................ 5,OO
A. A. GEROE & SON., ST. PAUL. MINN.BATTERSON North Carolina Corn................... 2 I>0 I Kentucky: Sour 1\lnr"h .... ............ 5 OO '
Clifton Club ..... .......... .... Old KakerMontro ................... ......... 5 00
, 605, 507, 509 Monroe Street, .e .. 86 00
& CO., Jug Extra: One gallon, 25C.; two gallon 500.; three gallon 75?. Remit Iby post office[money
TOLEDO, 01110. order check or registered letter We cannot Chip C.O. IJ. to dry trwn .
A complete price list of Groceries. and Wine l.Nt Kent free on application.
General Commission MerchantsBUFFALO
-Importers and Dealers in- JOHN CLARK. SON & CO. _.
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Foreign and DomEStic prints and Produce. N. Y. f )
FLORIDA FRUITS A SPFCIALTY. 0 her Fruit a Spttia1ty.iTHEiE .

-? -- How to make good Fertilizers AT H 0 M E with


Saving you $7.00 to $10.00 per ton on the prices you
"BRIXHA1\II: : : ," are now paying for Fertilizers. :
, Send for Special Florida Circular giving directions for making

, Will Loavo Jacksonviilo forBALTIIMRE Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.W. .

DIRECT I S. POWELL & CO., Chemical Fertilizer Manufacturers,
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:lU't to :*19 lJu\dy' Wharf, BALTIMORE. MD.
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Two Weeks Nov. 7 .._. ., .... ._ ___ --.- -
, Every on Mondays, Commencing asaiiiixiENTERPRISE: ; -"':; :: ::;: : "- "' ''- '''? ''''.r---

, Returning from Baltimore, Leaving on Mondays. I No.10- ", $3.00/);. FOR CHOPPING
I '. .f !JW' Sausage Meat, MinceMeat
Reduced Rates on Shipments to Florida. .: Scrapple Suet,
Meat Hamburg Steak for
t Choppcr o or. Dyspeptics, rePPU8,
Thi4 Steamer Imperfectly ad'pteil I for f nit beirpr i thoroughly ventilated. Rates on oranges KAl aovs r Ilog's-Ilead Cheete,
per bux t j Dolt in ore 35 cants to Philadelphia aud Washington 40 cent Chicken Salad. Hash,
TI N NED. E'l Chicken Croquettes,
i CRAY, IRl:L.\S ..t: CO., JOHN G. CnnISTOPJ'En.UHhn'.rp Codfish Scrap Meat
A--nt. OPt- ,, .-- .T. elr...n"tlln lie e Eni\ 't'-e Wcrld r 1 for Poultry, Lobsters.
Tripe, Clarns.Corn for
For Sale by the Fritters, Stale BreadHardware '
WANTED. Trade ; for Bread Crumbs,
Cocoanut, Cabbage,
Send for Catalogue ? Horse Radish,Vanilla
or Co making Beef Tea for
Enterprise HTg! ,,tl, Invalids, rulverldng-
LARGEST SIZE, I* FMC TO T\V "TYtlVERRltL LOTS. Third & Dauphin Sts.. r'')/ Crackers, Mashing
Potatoes, &c.:
Addres!,staling average size and price per barrel. Philadelphia, Pa. $3.00...
iulltT. RVTCT..Tr.. Phl",1"w-h'". P"",,,,,.


recently opened offices in addition to their Jacksonville office, :

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At 35 Broadway, New York, and in the Commerce Building, Chicago, .

Their New York office being in charge of AKTIIUE B. PAIXE and Gfco. M. SAXDT. This company has been remarkably successful in furnishing their; r.

customers with the very :: .


the finest grindings and selections, all in the best mechanical condition and most available forms for plant food. Locating their new offices in the;

above places they are now in a position to discount all competitors, obtaining their fertilizer materials at HOCK BOTTOM PRICES, and after personal

examination, get Special Prices for large or club orders. Write for prices, samples, analyses, pamphlets, etc., to

....' The Paine Fertilizer Company, '

BO West Bay street, Jacksonville, Florida





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BARTER COLUMN. FROZEN OUT FRUIT GROWERS will find SALE-One second hand Washington
frost proof fruit lands in the Pabor FOR Press for ale cheap at this office. flLORIDA 1 DISPATCH
Definite exchange offers inserted free. State Lake Colony. Wnte for particulars to W. K. Write for tvirticularUO rr GROWi.l1: I
!PABOR. Manager, Avon Park, Fla. to-l3-tf I u
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what you have and what you want. you need stationery of any kind-paper RERif R FARMERS
Open to subscribers only. WALL PAPER-Cheaper than any house in pens and ink ? If*o:send to DaCosta Printing 11i J
state. Samples, prices and instructionsfree and Publishing louse Jacksonville. Fla oa3au0ATtDJAnyALreeeCHAS.
,by mail. J. F. ROBINSON, 15 W. Bay street, -
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1OR EXCHANGED City Lots and 10 acres of _
Jacksonville, Fla. 3-24-6m r ,
A land in Jacksonville. 1 1a.alue $5,000, will be W. DaCOSTA, Publisher.;

exchanged or part for property in Leesburg your old family Bibles; make them at SPIRflLi SPRIT1G --. -- _N__ ---- _
Fla., or vicinity. Will pay some cash difference REPAIR I
as new. DaCosta Printing and Publishing -
on good paying property. Address P. O. Box TKKMS OF SUIISCUIPTION
House Jacksonville. Fla.
a 226, Leesburg, Lake County, Fla.To .
"DOONE'S EARLY, fine in quality; the earliest For One Year .Sz.oo
EXCHANGE and Wine.
-Grape Orange
** orange in use. Limited supply of trees. Au- I
Wanted-Bees, Pointer Dog (broken) or anything -
rantium Pomelo. Mr. Clauser, of Longwood, Per SixIouths.. Lao
useful in the in II.
country or a received returns in February, from Barber& Co., Allows cows ant horsr.-! to :graze: .UK! prcn'CILsbrowsiu :
PRICE WILLIAMS, Richmond, Lake Co., Fla. Chicago: Common Pomelo, net, $1.20; Aurantium g. Price. $i.z5at Hctorv. 1 p ,-.t paid $1.50. -09Subscriptions in all cases cash in advance.
II-24-lt 82.30. Some fine trees. Also large Tardiff The S. IJ. Huhbard Compnn] Jacksonville!' FIX, r
VTEW 38 calibre Colt's Revolver nickel plated, buds on sour. JAMES MOLT, Orlando Nursery. agent for the State.H. .

A* handsomely engraved, best make. Want to __ _____ 7-21 8w_ Kutea of Advertising: on Application. l
exchange for 12 bore B. L. Shot Gun reliable > S. MOREMEN,
maker. Send particulars. J. B. MACDONALD, FOR SALE-WbippOrwitJ pees, per bushel, f.c. REMITTANCE should b? made by Check, ':
Avon Park Fla. n-io, ., $a.oo; Conch peas (limited quantity), per MANU1ACTURIANU! PATENTS I?.
pound, post paid, zoc; Chufa seed, per pound
I WILL EXCHANGE any kind of Cemetery post paid, 350; per peck f. o. b. $I.SO; pearl Switzerland Florida. Postal Note, Money.Order, or Registered Letter
Work as Monuments and Grave Stones, for a millet, per pound post paid, 350; four pounds, 72S6moPOTT1MR 1
good Milch Cow of any good grade. C. C. COB f 1.25; ten pounds, f. o. b., $2.00. Send cash with ____ to order of1"I.ORll.i
BET, MacClenny, Fla."CENTAWORD". order. EXCELSIOR SEED FARM, Keuka Fla.a4tf. '


COLUMN.To FANCY PIGEONS-Bought,sold and exchanged. FRUIT (OR0A'lR j
for what you want. Stamp for reply.
insure insertion in this column, advertise- Jacksonville. Fla
ments must be accompanied by the money. DISASTER-Use Perfection Rein Guard.
Advertisements must not exceed words. AVOID
prevents switching over .
Postage Stamps received in payment. the lines. Agents and dealers coin Sam
Count every word,including name and address. with circulars. money.
General Manager! <<: Salem,_Ohio. 8-u-iot_ Population.->(),OOO. VI A YNH, INDIANS. Buckeye IJ
FOUR Fine Berkshire Boars for sale three
old, entitled to registration. Price FOR SALE-7,000 Orange, Lemon and Grape ---- --- -- --- -- --
ten dollars a piece. T. A. VINCENT, Riverview, Buds; all budded on sour stock and Estuhl1l'4ht't118GG.'
Fla. ii24t trained to stake. Write for prices. J. }I. TURN-

LEY, Lake_Weir Itla. 8-iS-i2t EDWARD ROBERTS
oo a Ply
EGGS Rocks and Brown Leghorns. Trios: for NOW is the lime to plant Pear Orchards. If NEIEL

sale at $5.00. ALBERT FRIES, bt. Nicholas. you want to buy cheap, write for catalogue to AGENT FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE
i1-24-1t J. II. GIRARDEAC, Mouticello, Fla. n-io-6t
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SEND to F. M. PATSON, Crescent City. Fla., for FOR SALE-A fine tract of 320 acres of Land, Proprietor,
best Orange Ladders in the State, I2&C. mile from the town Melbourne. $3,200 AND VEGETABLE.; 'VJ IRSDAT4): O12IDA
per foot. 11-24-41 part cash. R. W. GOODE, Melbourne, Brevard .
county Fla. n-io-7t Have in nurseries over 100,000 Orange and
Prompt Returns. Stencils on application.
GROVE FOR SALE-Near Inter- Lemon Trees comprising all the leading varie
OKANGH. For particulars apply to J. CONNKLL, WANTED-A situation to take charge of an 22<> and 228 North Delaware .\uo., ties. Have 4,000 of the celebrated King Orange.
Mannville, Putnam County, Fla. n-24-t Grove or Truck Farm, by a competent This fruit has sold in Northern markets at $14.00
----- "- person. Address DAVID MATHEWS, Clifton, PI3ILADlrLPHIAe PA. per box. All trees guaranteed true to name and
WANTED to sell "Bloom of Roses." Fla. rst-class. Write for prices.
LADIES _____----.! ---- -- -
; with stamped envelope enclosed, --
HARRIET HARRISON Homeland 11-24-11 WEEVILS, RATS, MICE exterminated from W. H. BROWN & CO. .
and Beans. Cost fifty cents ; l TKRKSHIRE, Taut- 1rblt4.I .
)Jersey fiat and I'olaod CLlutIU3.
bushel Send $i for a never failing remedy. R. Itrreda .. I .
T AKGI1, FINE WHITE WYANDOTTESlaleand > Jets f, Uurrmry io4Ilolitrin
** five henst eighteen months old, now lay II. ANTHONY, Sharpsburg, San Patricio County, 101 MAIDUN LANE, NEW YORK, .'. ". '. t,dine. Thoroughbred
Texas. Agents wanted. 11-10-31 Sheep. Fancy Poulur. Unnling
ing after moulting eight dollars. Rev. N. K. and Uonie D c.. Cataloioe..nvllle. .
HAMER n-344-it, Kiu 'j Ferry, Nassau County, Fla. FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments, FLORIDA ORANGES. B. W. billTll. Cot ". .Chester C... !' ..*

> l Estate Journal," Arcadia, Fla.
$1.00 per year: sample with state map, 10 cents!
4-2J-I2tn ,
have (on large sour grape fruit and sweet
stock), 24,000 Orange, Grape Fruit and Lemon FOR SALE-Thirty thousand Orange, 1 emon
Trees, one to four yearsold, to offer to the"Home Pomelo *Trees leading varieties, at Magnolia [ i JI t YouR REES1
Trade;" also, complete stock of Deciduous, Tropical Nurseries. Belleview. Marion County, Fli. .

Ornamental Trees Vines, &c. It will payyou Mention! Paper. ____ __ __ n-io st _
to see my stock. C. M. MARSH, Proprietor
Lakeland, Polk County, hla 11-24-111 SOLUBLE SOFT PHOSPHATE mine and THE -'PERFECTION"The
Soft Bone Phosphate, analyzing
25 nnfl choice Niagara Grapevines for sale 17 per cent. Phosphoric Acid-5 to 7 per cent. is -
f cheap. IRVING PAGE, Auburndale, immediately available for plant food[balance be- Wormy and Leaf Fruit Blight
Fla. n-17-tf comes availableby gradual steep. Price per ton, PIITKINg[ BASKET 1[of Apples, Pears,
$6.50. Discount on car lots. THE COWLES & ICberriei.and Plums

.;' PEAR TREES-A few thousand LeConte Trees JORDAN FERTILIZER Co., Bartow, Fla. land I prevented Potato,also Rot Grape by
sale by L. D. BALL, Tallahassee, Fla. Il-IO-IOt with Xahl'
(, 11.17.7t EXCHANGE-Beautiful home in Jacksonville Mo\ >.t Economical and Practical: Doable pprayinc Actinic Excelntor
-- two story house large yard variety of Spraying Outfit Best
FOR SALE-4,000 Grape Fruit Trees, five years fruit, shrubbery.. etc.; value, f3.500 for 10 acre Picking Basket on the market.Foi in n use.the market.Catalogue Thousand,describi -yV&]
from choice selected
grown ; extra beanngorange grove in fair condition, with good + tag all injects injurious to I
.* good roots; fine condition to set in grove fo m. water protection. Write particulars. Address Price List, address: -. fruit,mailed Free. Address IWM.STAHLQtlncylll.
Best trees I have known in the State. I want "EXCHANGE," Farmer and Fruit Grower. : '
money bad. Will sell cheap. II. GRISWOLJI II-IO-2t 7:. H. WARNER, ? .

Winter Park, Fla. 11-17-41; nov io-H I'alatka.. (::a.
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SIZERS-Ayer's Perfected-has no -
FOR Kieffer,LeConte Garber and Mikado I'cars, ORANGE to break or get out of order. Address FREE(!
Plums, Pecans Persimmons! Figs ALFRED AVER. 1.3keWeir, Fla., or Florida Fruit FIFTHS.H
and Pomegranates write to J. II. GIRARDEAU, Exchange, Jacksonville. 1oaoStCUTTINGS1VOOd
Monticello, Fla. II io-6t Names and Addresses of Orange. Lemon and A Life Size Crayon Portrait of
foi grafting and Vines of Vegetable Growers of Floriila: gives acreage,
FROST PROOF Tomato and Pineapple Lands. Foreign Grapes. For catalogue estimated yield and other information of value yourself; or friends, FREE. In

PAGE, Auburndale.lake front properties.Fla. Cheap.n-ij-tf IRVING H-IO-I2t address H. VON LUTTICHAN. F.arlcton; Fla to growers!" buyers, etc. Price Ji.oo. Address order to introduce: our work in
your section of the country we
SALE-20,000 to 25000 Sour and BitterSweet 11-24-41 Jacksonville, Fli
Seedlings, one year old. C. E. HOFFMAN AT A BARGAIN-10,000 very fine large Orange o __ _I will for a short i period make, free
,Tampa, Fla. Lemon Buds. Hart's late Jaffa, Mediterranean
1-17-31 Sweets, and Villa Franka L mons. J. L. of charge to any one gendinj;.; in a "Tj

SALK CIIKAP-One 200 Kgg: Excel.Moi: DERIEUX Lakeland, Fla. --11-10-41- HATCH CHICKENS BY STEAMWITH W photograph; a Life Size Crayon __
Incubator used twice
only; one 200 Chick
Brooder used twice only ; one Empire Gas Machine HARDY ORANGKS-Oonshiu or Satsuma Orange THE IMPROVED i I Portrait Free. Likent-sa guaran. fQ
forty lights ; one portable forge anvil and budded on Tiifohata stock, four-years LlJ
tongs nearly new, J. CRA WSIIAW, Jr., Lawtf\ old. This hardy orange is adapted to Northern EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR teed. Our crayons are made ibyarp

Fla.';' __ __ 11-17-41' Middle. West Florida Southern Georgia and |V: skillful artist, and arc a work of I I I
f Louisiana. For prices and particular*, address :
BRONZE TURKEYS and Pea Fowls for sale. JAS._P. DEPASS Lake City. Fl! __ 11-10-21110 Simple, art. This offer good for only aLL m
J. ) Manatee, Fla. 11-17-21 Perfect,
MACARTNEY ROSE Plants and Cuttings, make end Self" I ; short time--if you \\ant to take I 1'1
DISH-WASHER-A Florida invention. strong. t-verjrreen fences.! For sale.
the work quickly easily effectively. M. O'NEILL. Fairbanks. Fla. io-2o-6t 4 RegulatingThoU8o.nds advantage of it, tend in your photograh *-

Special terms for introduction. Agents wanti d. __ at onct to

Address, with stamp, Mrs. MINNIE W. GORDON NIMAL MEAL MAKES HENS LAY, YOUNG in Buoceaafal
Bloomfield, Fla. 11-17-41 tl Stock grow; wards off disease. Circulars and operation.
testimonials. E. W. AMSDEN, Ormond Fla. Gtutrantted toLow. HIGH GRADE ART CO.,
PEAR TREES-All kinds: all sires, all prices. io-6-3in .priced flrtt-clu 'hatch larger
Peach, Plum. Persimmon, &c. Fine. _.- r ___ llatcber maJe. pfreentagt of
healthv trees, and ,prices right. Send for li>t. 'I'ANRS-G. M. DAVIS & SON, Palatka. Fla.. Send 6c. for Catalogue. .IPM fertile e< D. L. PIERSON Monticello, Fla. n-io-tf A Manufacturers of Cypress Tanks Tubs and Pat..... sad free. another co'Hatcher.t than
Vat Large Water Tunks a specialty, for rail
road and irrigating purposes. Send for price ...Jg eeturer GEO. H. STAHL, Oulncy, III FREE !
S.\LU-Tt.ree hundred thousand
FOR Grape HsL 1001.-l2t
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and one hundred thousand Sour Scions. --- ---- ----- ---

STEPHENS Very fine Lakeland.Pnces very Fla. reasonable.10-22-lIt S. M. nriLGHMAN'S makeany animal CONDITION eat and grow POWDERS fat. They haveon will F TEVAPORATORIIIWJU 'A'ELL E L L MA C H'Y Mining An Xll1de DltcltJ"g, Wilt.,,Prma/ag ea..011..

equal for chickens, and are a sure cure for salt THE ZIMMERMAN, Wd and titeamt Heating &.,. do. Will
SALE, on thetrrts: about three thousandboxes sick cattle. For sale everywhere in Florida. The to H"
Oranges. A. F. STYLES, Jacksonville Sample peckages sent by mail for 35 cents. W. Dlff) rtnt aittt and prien. Illtttrattd Ktandard Cat Machine op. fr... 1500 ttog"rttg.. The American Well 50./o'Works.EncrclJpedr"Anrora.111..,

'-. 11-10-31 G. TILGKMAN, Palatka, Fl*. *,6-ift THE DLTUYZU lliO.N WORKS CUB ClactmBatl.O. also Chicago, ilL; Dallas Tex.; Sydney N. S?W.

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FLA. ;;

FLORIDAOVER HARDWARE AND STOVES, The Recognized Piano Manufacture.Standard of Modern

SA.'V MLLL: SUI.->>PT4IES.t; '' :23&21 E. Baltimore St. 1W Fifth Ave.
THEFlorida \SIIIXHTr.X.. 81? .... ...-fvanla Ave.
We are State We Have fSiiO'RSE
One and Two a IliffirKTS KT.
Horse .
Hltbat award at W.rld.IxpoilUoa.
J In stock. BooklIe.pID,, euiSboH.hand.Typejj -

BUCKEYEMOWERS tom- tt and ti feet tread.The dent.. 1steaeben. 1 10 WriUo.000 Graduates and Telegraphy in Bu .lnt taught... deersXo 1000 '::
j A44r. WILBUR Jt. SMITH I'ru', LelagN.YJiALVAN1ZE .
; -2- -. 6: oot Is suitable -
_r : r for use In
.1 complete stock of i ORANGE GROVES.
Jloteers and jt.-

s LINEI v Itejtairs factory on 1'rices.hand at I Write' for P rices.WE .

te-dfslgnetl\ and much ImprovEd,fumlaoes power to

Fall Line of Repairs for Sane,.

Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, the Boy Price Cut S

Central and Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementsof to

all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold

at factory prices. Send for catalogues.

PeninsularVIA r r rForlMt.Meet

474 h fJenredAermutor.
C floe-the vnrk of 4 horned", at half the cost of
'lit'.and 18 always harnessed and never gets timt.vVith .
our Steel 1 Stub Tower It Is easy to put on harm
bAKE CITY MACON '.net for elaborate designs; for putting power In barn.
1h"u"8"A .
.. ERMOTOR CO. 29 Bcale 8U, Sao Fraucitc*.
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11110 ATbANiA Six days earlier than
any variety tee ted at tbt
AgrlcuU'l+ Ex. Oroncdt
at Gi D"TD.N. Y. Color
__ greenish *bite Dip
CONNECTS FOR { reader! tweet and delirious.
-ii The ol11T grape

Nashville, St. Louis and ChicagoWith : = :, -_ 4 -- earliness hat ranks and first quality both m
: bash Tine sealed with
_.- .-_ '- tar registered trsds
but one change of cars. !W't-' mark labrl.
I >l-tlVJIli'iuru.. r Information. Agents! waIted
Note the Quick Time. \ _: /\
Leaves Jacksonville (6:30:: )p.m., ';':00 a.m. ). NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE
Arrives Macon ((0. S..1 F.) 4:3))a.m., 4:50) p.m. 'I[;'; -l1 .."=.__.. __ .
,. Atlanta (Central) 7:45;: a.m.,8.-05; p.m. = -'.- 3IT. PLEASANT, N. C. 4
r Nashville( & A. & N. C. & St. L.) Next session will begin Sept.L Classical. Scientific
7:30; ) p.m., 6:25: a.m. I'L.\NET JR. HORSE HOE WITH LEVER AND LEVER WHEEL :-r and Philosophical coonw. Academkj Department Pr.
Connection at Atlanta also for Kansas. City. ___ p&ratoij for Allege OommercUl Department., full
Double dally service with Pullman Sleeper d course. Instruction thorough and ractical. Good
This Route will be extended to Tampa. The brick bnfldiDffs. Beautiful and beaJthfullocatJon. Ex-
censes session! of ,8 weeks.91 OO.OU to S 160,00.For .
Florida Central and Peninsular has nearly 700;( IRRIGATING MACH NERV catalogue and farther Information, adores the
miles of track running through the Pree deDt. Her.J.D. Y.ULOO:1Uf _

Stock J'arnitnjattd Hairy 600 ACRES. 13 CREI JHOU9E8.
I'tach and St rrurlrrrrlJLruultr,
Oranae, JSanana and 1'i"eapple Country, Carry a stock of Steam Pump, Boiler' TREES AND
Han the Silrer Sprintand Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valve* _
We offer large and fiDe stock
a 01 every
Otlun fine Scenery Fittings Hose Etc. Estimates furnished! I'ltUITandUUNA.I"ENTAf.TU 'eacrteaf
The Great Hunting Coaatry. Ile
Jleacheg the Aoted FiMhlny Iround Vine ,
for Plants put in complete and guaranteed Ced O1LEtilne.
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety L'stahLlabe lIt>iL
of soils in the State, and above all M satisfactory. Hand Spraying PHCENIX NURSERVCOMPANV
Runs over the Central Rldgeland .......,. te WDWI TtTTUt A CO,BLOOXU6TOX JBi
Where It Is High and Healthy. ';- f Pumps of every description Send for
had a Little Lamb
Prosperous towns Jill its route and it offers of How and When to Spray ,
the best freight facilities for any produce to (Stamp fear Btmorj.) It's wool was all the go-

the Northern- markets. Send for the popularsong Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our ::: We make it up In


with its spirited words and beautiful music a, for SI 5.00 you know.
descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and ;
which is gotten up in elegant style Six pagesof w : These Csttea.Mitfi Suits arc
full sized best music paper, containing alsoa li popular throughout Asurlet
picture of a home in lorida and a hunting = because they represent the
scene. It is mailed on receipt of 1U cents(in
stamps! to pay expense of distribution.) -- t 'war ta very Qilitctiioct It!.Nokbf. art..,
Send also for the best! map of Florida (sent t v c::: and are essential to every
free) and note the towns on its route. w l business man who cares one
Quincy, Tallahassee (the Capital), Monti-
cello, Madison. Live Oak. Lake City, Jacksonville Isle for economy and xrrKARANCK. -
Fernandina, Lawtej', SUtrke, Ocala Send us 6 cents In
(5aines\illc Cedar Key, Leesburg Orlando, stamps,stating kind of gar.I. .
Tampa and many others. The earliest settlers 4
who had the pick of location settled where : I. ment or suit desired,and ue
this line now runs : will forward yon SAMPLES
NOTE.--Pa<*MMigers from Northern' connections :
of Cheviots,Cassimeres,etc.,
having tickets over the Florida Central
and PcninsulartoPoints South Florida have Self-measurement rules and
the privilege of being taken into Jacksonvilleover ;. fashion plate. YOU DO THIS
the company's line and allowed a stopover -
a and we do the rest. Baltimore
within the going limits of the ticket, '
with return to their route for destination free =: cheapest market.
of extra charge. s*>n"l for afar of Florida, :: KEELER the largest custom
mailed free. A. O. \cDOXKLL: ,O.PA., producer.
JacksonYllle, Fla. AGENTS FOR y
N. s. I'INMNGTON Trat1ie lanaJl'l'r Fill Pratt lilti. ftl.lB V,.
U E. MAX\VELLGe'neral Manager INo' 'TLES': S rEA.M JPUIVJGPS. Trill', . S4.ll V,.

II FlICk Sills, 1,11 V .
All Letters Answered the Day they are Keceived.
Inrcnlt, StS.II. Off.

The, Great" Route to New Orleans. THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY, JOHN M. KEELER,

Only line with Through Sleepers s N. Calvert St. Baltimore, Hd.

between Jacksonville and New Or]lean JACKSONVILLE. FLA. Gaffer ao loads the extortions of local ttUerfV


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

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

|)Kave proved that the middle-men is a useless expense to the grower, who can save: and make money by consigning directto

me.My location, in the heart of the New York fruit trade, and my long experience in handling Florida Fruits, enablesme

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

Account Sales and Check Mailed to the Shippers the Day After


,. the Fruit is Received.
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i ;: (For terms, stencils, weekly: market report and other information, address j

; ,; \ E. L. C OOISELL: Domestic; Frt.:1.i1: : Auc1io11eer,

l: g : \: : 103 Prn'1 J1a.ce' N. Y.
r ....4 fr= ..'..,.;" REFERENCES :

*t Messrs. Lazard Freres, bankers, 10 Wall street, New York ; Southern National Bank, Wall street, New York ; The National Broadway Bank, Broadway, New

York. ;, The Irving National Bank, Greenwich street, New YOlk and the commercial agencies.

'cFE1Fi1ILIZE'RS.J I ] ; 31E1" ] 11 'I'lL IZEllS. )*,

;, ; CIS: ICl Hone, Gliiojijj;.() 13 osio IVIool,

i'4. ; F ur Titre Gri'oviitcllilOOCl BOI'\co. Dr.1.; : t>1.1'1cl 1321 1it Cotton Seed IVIooJL,

4.11iiiiol: Hl t 11"cl r.t "1 <)U{"CCO Stems,

LSloocl, I one find l'otrtasli, Cn tutcl l I-Ifill c1 Wood Asliesa,

P\11verizccl Allil"1"1I""l1 13c rne. Sulphate of Potash, &0.




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In compounding a solution a part was accidenty] spilled on the band
and on washing afterward it \,' the Lair
pletely removed. We at once putt his wonderful preparation on e
t market and so great baa been the demand that we are now introducing
EED House .:1l it throughout the world under the name of Queen' Anti-Uairine.
v: _. :@.;:.'.,.., Lay the hair over and apply' the mixture a few minnus. and the
:: if.1 hair if by magic w
: ; : disappears; as itbouttheelightestpalnorinJnrywhenapplied
JACKSONVILLE FLH. ': :.,. = iff:.: or ever afterward. It unlike any other preparation e\er lifted
: ::: fora like purpo\e. Thousands! '! of LA III F S s\ have teen annoyed
"' with hair on their TA CE. ECK and ARMS attest its merits
TURNS OUT THE BEST STYLE OF PRINTING ... =---=- V-- lINTLEMENwhodonotepprecialeabeard or bairon their neck,
&- .
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:. ._ ;:- find a priceless boon in Queen* Antl-Hnlrlne) does away
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C : wj with Shaving, by rendering Its future growth an utter Impol'8lbllUy'!
v AT THE LOWEST RATES. Price of Queen's Antl-Iralrlne II. per bottle. ent in safety mailing boxe: poet ire paid by us(securely
., sealed from observation), send money or !stamps by Jetterwlth I full addre*n written plainly. Corres
** pondeneestrlctlyconfidential. This advertisement in honest and straight forward It. -v-ry word it
contains. We invite yon to deal with n.and you will find everything as fu tnU out and
and to-day. Address QUEEN CHEMICAL CO.. 174 Race Street, CIWCINNAT'..C. Yon canrei.stf.r
your letter at any Post Office to insure its safe dell VtrT. tt>will pay gar.o: for Hnj cage
,. I. of failure orsll=htest Injury to any pnrchacer. Every bottle cruariinteed. 4SPECIALTo
: d-24Th ladle*who IntrodaeA and sell among their friends 25 Bottle of Queen's AxM-Hairlac
will present with a SILK DRESS,lb yard.beet aUk. Extra Large: Bottle and aamplM
.. v -- ; rWUir( 1 ..fffy1 -i7-ii- of ail*to select from sent with or&sr. Good Salarr or Commission to Agent
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or would exchange for bearing grove J nd pay
r ITS CAUSES AND CURE, cash difference Forty acres of rich Pine Hammock -
r- Scientifically treated by an aurist! of world-w land. Thirty acre* cleared, together with ...
a: : reputation. Deafue eradicated and
w ,ter M.r entirely causeway, # mile Ion '. with dock and
cured, of from
20 y years' standing, after all ferry
I mile from Grahamvill, on Ocklawaba
r other treatments have failed How
r the
r difficulty
y River miles from Silver
: 4 Springs AddressA.
is! reached and the cause removed, fully explained I
ii in circulars, with affidavits and testimonials I TREADWEL.L.
free. of cures from promineut people, mailed Redding. Conn.

Jr. A. FONT A INK, I9 .East! i
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,, cr f': to $15 per days at '
CDtI borDe. eiilar 'I
aDdl'ladlll Jewelry.vatcbe* ,I
t tableware, &e. Fl&tM tit*
r i. neat of Jewelry food aJ
J 1 HY.o all kinds of metal
i vita gold,direr or vkkeU
ezpvrieneo. 5oemplial.Errrj ..
hone&M anode nwdint -
putlog. Wkotewlot
went$S.Writ for etr .-
(Ian. JI.E.DEL cO 4s
The Manufacture of Blank Books eo..(;o1u. u.0-

.. -. v, I' a Specialty" 200 ACRES TRUCKING: OF CHliAPLY LAND without IRRIGATED expensive i Clark' Cutaway
machinery or even artesian wells. X black toil HARROWS AND CULTIV ATOnS.I .
SEND FOR PRICES.r several feet in depth, level as a floor free from keep in stock seven styles,cutting In width
timber, which can be flooded by the closing of a from two((2) to six ((6)) feet; at prices from
gate at the mouth of the ditch draining the glade. to UICO. Send for catalogue. |IO.CN

.. 1 -, CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Proprietor. terlachen.For particularaddrew I'U. CEO.'W. *>>.. .E. S.HUBBARD,Gen.State Agent
1 Federal Point Fla.
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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

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

both ways : :
From New York. From Jacksonville,,,
(Pier 29. K. R.) !STEAMER Florida.
Wednesday,Oct. 26th at 3 P. M....... .CHEROKEE,".... .Tuesday, Nov. 1St, at 1:00: P. MI
\I Friday Oct. 2Sthat 3 P. )!.... "YE MASS HF..Thunda.Nov. 3d. At S: OA. M
. Monday. Oct 31*t, at 3 P.M."ALGONQUIN.Sunday. Nov. 6ih. at 5:30A.
Wednesday,Nov. 2d, at 3 P. M........ SK nNuI.H." .... ....Tuesday, Nov. 8th at 6:30 A. M
Friday Nov. 4ih, at 3 P M........ .."IROQUOIS". .... ....Thursday, Nov. loth at 8:30A.
i Monday, Nov. 7th at 3 P.M.... ...."CIIEKOKEE."...... Sunday. Nov. 13th. at 12x10no'n
I 1 Wednesday,Nov. 9th. at 3 P.M."YNMAS4IE".Tuesday, Nov. isth at 1:00: P. w
: Friday, Nov. nth. at 3 P. M......."ALGONQUIN,"... ...Thur dY. Nov. ith, at 1:30 ?. M
Monday, Nov. 14th. at 3 P. M... .. ... .SH nO'OLH..Sundty:; Nov. 20th, at 4:30: A. M
t Wednesday, Nov. i6th. at 3 P. M.... ......"IROQUOI Y'.. ....Tue-day, Nov. 22d. at 6OOA.-1
Friday Nov. 3 p. M........" C1IIROKEE.Thur-day.Thur-day. Nov. 24th, at 7.30 A. M .
Monday Nov. aist, at 3 P. M.... ... ..YH\IA.SKH.: ; .... Sunday. O27th.. at 10:30: A. M -
Wednesday, Nov. 2jd. at 3 p. M. ....."ALGONQUIN." .. ... .Tuesday! Nov. 29th, at 12:00: no'u
Friday Nov. 3 P. M.. ..... SI; I I11'Or.g." .... ...Thursday, Dec. i tat 1:00: P. M
Monday Nov. 28th. at 3 P.M.... .. ...IROQUOIS," .. ...Sunday, i ec. 4th, at 4:00: A. M
Wednesday,Nov. 30111 at 3 P. M....... "CHEROKEE, ...... ... Tuesday, Dec. 6th, at 6:00: A. M
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; ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.For Steamer:: John G. Christopher

Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on Steamer: BO'WDI

i the St. Johns River. ARE APPOINTED TO SAIL

9 The elegant Iron Side Wheel Steamers
i 66 of 8E3 STREET.
City Jaclcsonvi11e
Steamshfpi6l, owdln"' .. ... .... ...Nov. 12,3pm Steamship owdin"' .. .... ....Nov. 18,2.3 pm
i Capt. W. A. SHAW. ,. ".I. G. Christopher" Nov. 19,3 pm "J. G.Christopher"Nov. 258.00 am
61 o'vdfn..Nov.26.31)m. "Bowdin"...... ...Dec. 2,130pm-:
i ] red'lr DeBary, .. "J. G. Christopher,"..Dec. 3,3 pm .. "J. G. Christopher"Dec. 9,800am
.1' Capt. LEO VOGEL. "IJowdin".... .. .......Dec. 10,3pm .". "Bowdin".Dec. 16,1 JWpm
, and from Sanford "J. G. ,. 17 3 pm "J. G.Christopher"Dec. 23,7.00am;
Are to sail from Saturday, at m.,
appointed Jacksonville daily except 3.30 p.
daily, except Sunday at 9 a. m. "Bowdin,"...... .......Dec.24,3 pm

. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville. W. H. CHRISTOPHER W. H. COATES JtfO.; G. CHRISTOPHER.

: JOHN L. IIOWAICI), Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street, Jacksonville Fla. Agent, Jacksonville. Agent Gen'll\1an'r.Jacksonville.
, F. IKONMONGKK: Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla. Office Her 30, North River, New York.
MARSHALL II. CL YJ)};, Assistant" Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green. New York.
, W. F. OGDEN FAY Traveling Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
: TU1<;O. (i. KJKK: Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green. New York. SAVANNAH LINE.Time
.1 J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla.WM. .

P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

; 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green, New'York. 53 to 55; hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and
! between Boston and Savannah 65 to hours.


Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers p ci ssa.le Ra.tesl:

Between Jacksonville and New York : First-class $25.60 ; Intermediate $19.00 Excursion, $
! 22 'VEST IiAY ST., JACK5i01TVIhLLrv P LA. Steerage, $12.50.

Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate $%1.00 j Excursion $47.30; Steerage, $14.25
; We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: <.

; Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.

; [Central or goo Meridian Time.]

Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. Kansas City.. ......... .................................................Friday Dec. 2d, 4.00 p.mJliHttahoochee
( [ .......................................................Saturday, Dec. 3d 5.00 p.m
---------- Nacoocliee. ...... ............................................ ...... ...Monday., I>ee. 5th 6.30 p.ra
f I FOR City of Birmingham........................................ .... Wednesday! Dec. 7th 7.00 p.mCity
STATE AGENTS PURE GROUND BONE of Augusta............................... .. .. ... ...... ....... Friday Dec 9th 9.308.01Tallahaftftee
........ ............................................... ..Saturday, Dec. loth, 10.30a.m
: Tugert-Illen Fertilizer Co. NITRATE SODA Kansas City..........................................................Monday, Dec. nth, 12.30 p.m
Chattahoochee ... .................................. .. ... Wednesday!' Dec. 14th, a.oop.m
Nacoorhee...... ...................... ................ff......... ......Friday Dec. i6th, J.30p.m
Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH, City of lllriningham ................................*:..... ........Saturday, Dec. 17th, 4.00 p.m
City of Augusta .... .................................................Monday, Dec. 19th, 5oop.m
Tallahassee........................................... .............Wednesday, Dec. aist, 630 p.111
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH, Kansan City..... ...... .............. ........................... ........Friday, I>ec. 23d. 8.ooa.m
Jliattahnochee ... ......................... ........ ................Saturday, Dec. '24th S.vjp.m
Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Etc Nacoorliee ....... .. ............................................... ....Monday Dtc. 26th. lo.ooa.m
City of Birmingham, ..................................... .......Wednesdiy Dec 28th, u.3op.m
FERTILIZER.These City of Augusta ...... ............. ................................ .. Friday, Dec. 3cth, 3.oop.m
Fertilizers have no superior in the market and a trial will convince. Tallahassee. .;................................................'.. .......Saturday, Dee.31st, 4.00p.m

p Send fur Catalogue free. FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON.City .

of Macon......,....................................................Friday Dec. zd, 3 30 p.m
PIANOS. Gate City ...... ............................ ................ ...Tuesday Dec. 6th, 7.ooP.mCity
GREAT OFFER "BS3WPianos UPRIGHT of Savannah ... ........ ............ ...... .......... .. .... ...Sunday.. Dec. Ilth.II.008.rnI
I I of Macou... ...................... .......... ........... ......Wednesday, Dec. 14th, 2.oop.m
'I FINEST FACTORY Gate City. ............................................... ... ........... Sunday, Dec. i8th 400 a.m
anOrgans IX UNITED STATES. I: City of Savannah.............. ....... ... ............ ... ......Thursday, Dtc. 2d 7.oop.m
, II for SHIPMENTS of Finest City? of Macon .................... .... ... .. ...... ..... .' Sunday Dec. 25th. 12.00 m
i t $35Always ready Organs QUICK Direct to Your Homes. Uate City .. ............................. .............. ....... .... .....Friday, Dec. 3oth 3.00 p.mI
On trl&l in i i
l) Jour tefora j j I I From REV.JAS. M. POTTS D. D. editor of Mich-
: pang for igan Christian Advocate.Dctroit"fich.: "To say that ( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.)
tL with the Piano does not
*alrett( I \ve are delighted We If all instruments express ', )essoxig................................. .................. ........ 'Thursday, Dec. 8th, 8.30 p.m
& Organ I the fine in are jubilant and as pleasing your in tone as )essoug.. .......... ........ ................................ ...............Sunday Dec. i8th, lo.ooa.m '
The T.Swoffor BEAVER& Son FALLS Pianos PA I this are as one your appearance patrons will rise by the hundred." Dessoug................................ ..'"......... .......... .....Wednesday, Dec. aSth,12.oom

From PROF. E. II. PECK, Valhermoso Springs Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with" THESE PALACE STEAMERS
, the. casing or tone; quick in response and melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ. ,
L From B. D. Ga. "I am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It is
!> all claim it to GR1GGS be." Adairsville : Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycnws Short Line), offer to the
you C. "The gives entire satisfaction! Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
From Y M. C. A., COOLEY Hillsboro.tN. : organ
per J. G. Bills i of issued to principal points North East and Northwest via
i II Every one who has seen it is very much pleased with the instrument and the price on the same. Through Ticket and Lading
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
well ,in respect with the pleased every
Prescot :
"My B. R. PRICE Soliciting Agent, W. H. LUCAS. Fla. -"-.Agent,
How sell them wondrr
: organ. you so
cheap t
West Street.
77 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. 77 y
L. WALKER. Agent. C. G.ANDERSON Agent.
NGfiUTFITSPERFECTIONUf New Pier No. 35. North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah. Ga.
Y RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents Lewis' Wharf, Boston.W. .
BA B are. IBvupmU 'ur Nrrrrru..w. d L. JAMES. Agent. 13 s. Third Street Philadelphia.J. .
S t:nptrc P.mMnlr*l ruteat iMDi-vvttl *ud will*f j 100 Tre.Per.T". llour.; j D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, Sav.;Fla. &: Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. N.Y. .
.sat.tM LltUt tes. aa4 Csrasd K.-ek Sprmyeri aa4 tb. \ A.DeW. SAMPSON. General Anent W.E. ARNOLD. Cen. Tray. Pass. Agt.,Jacksonville, Flu.
W y.y"t8"*,**..*em.n.kal.,..,..!.>.Ut .w fU. AU.-UTM P.*- .-r.8pry M rr.e.Uw.Wrii prio s. Washington St., Boston. W. II. RIi1 TT. General Agent,
\f. ">,8'Jrtmt*of Ccnnrr. Part*C.rr n aa4 prt Cal- ue r 'w; Railw "&* New York.'.pria'.V.I"IELD" PUCE VUMP000156UI4.1.I1. ..WCL'1'OHTN.Y.: ( For Tickets polv to s.. F. & W. v 317 Broadway,



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I J. LEX.-LITTITE, rreshlent. I.OCKIIAKT LITTL :. Secretary and Trean rer


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MPORTERS OF POTASHES, NITRATES, and the famous CALCUTTA BONE. The largest stock of E EFJIUZER HER IAt[ in the: Jcuth :'

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


President. Vice-President. T11ees 8.JtJld 1rit

Cashier. Especially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical section Largest stock and Greatest Variety
Cashier. Assistant in the South. Two hundred and fifty acres in Fruit Nursery: one acre under Rlas Fruit, Ornamental -
CAPITAL $100,000. and Nut Trees Grapevines Palms Roses,Shrubs,etc. Everything for the orchard and
garden. Catalogues free.
Address I'. J. BERCKMANS. Fmitland Nursery.Augusta,Ga.
THE MERCHANTS' BANK X. B.-We offer fine lot of Camphor: Trees and fled Catley Guava,all pot grown. ,

.?...... 10-29-611.05. .. j
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'Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General Hiey sr-_ IF Musical Perfection
d Is what you sek In buying a Piano
Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE I write us about
INVITED. ; tr z E A ; 4e Lowest New York Prices

John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin, and take no other
Jas. P. Taliaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald i '', ARk anr
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson, DlusclanWe (
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrtdge. about theStclnwny.

e, OF are Wholesale Southern Agents
4' y for these celebrated Instruments,and you can buy from us as t'
= FANCY POULTRY. easily, cheaply, and safely by mail,as in pen o. Ask
1I LUDDEN & BATES, Savannah, Ga.Orange aa ou ur

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..__ HREAFTER all fowls sent .
:::_, ? H from my yards, by express ::
;..s ;,:: '" R. will go at one-half the forms E-.I.I
wc' rates a great saving to my customer
--T "*. This is by special arrangement
!T and is confined lv
i ., .fowl.from my va'dc.l
...71 '. We are the largest breeder!! ol .
J J thoroughbred poultry in Florida. BOZf/ker's
Come and see our stock or send
Y' ,,for our illustrated catalogue and
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list of vari ties
price 14 i
? r .. Poultry supplies of all kind
i .l Incubators!! and Brooders, fthel'
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and Bone Mills. Clover Cutters
*# Wire Netting,Desiccated Fish and Grower.I
.... to make
Roiled Blood and Bone
...,;.,. hens lay
\ '/ : :'- ._' I
..a .:!QJ': >RIGHT, FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is
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,-- f\ Ormond, Fla L) picked; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of

both tree and fruit are the results reported by ]large

and experienced planters in Florida who are using
this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the

Protection from Frost. A Cheap and Efficient Substitute for Glass proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper 1

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

and Kndorstd by the Leading Grc\r rr. Prciroles Hardy,Vigorous Growth. maturity.
For particulars samples and prices,apply to NATIONAL-I\T}ltI.nOOF FInn CO.,

GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers,
FERTILIZERManufactured carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes

by the mentioned, and are extensively used in Florida. BOWKER'S


L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co. combination Chemicals at for market those rates.requiring these ingredients.

OF PAWTUCKET, R. I. J Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free. C

0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla., J SAVANNAH, GEORGIA.

Vo. 8 Boitwlck Block, Corner Bay and Main Streets
end,.1.for" Pocket Memoranda Book...



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