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:
January 21, 1893
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
Holding Location:
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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W. H. BROWN & CO., Geo. S. Hacker & Son,

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solicit shipments of Fine Fruit and assure our patrons prompt! c' .
FLORIDA ORANGES and efficient service. Wo ask all interested to write for information and forward: 2! :
shipments.We I o
A SPECIALTY. refer by permission, to A. M. Ivea, Esq.,Jacksonville, Fla.; National Shoe o +r..ww CD .
and Leather Bank L New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; the Volusia County o ...
Population Bank of DeLand. Fla.
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L c.PALMER f.II KIVBWBrxO.W.KKOST.Kfttahlithed New Peaches I Names Wanted I Prizes Offered I And Building Meterial. !
1869. CHARLESTON, .. O.


WHOLESALE. FRUIT AND PRODUCE COM Our supply of Nursery Stock of all kinds is larger than ever before,
; MISSION MERCHANTS. and includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introductions FRUIT WRAPPERS '
166 heads Street,JVVtr York.Southern Correspondence solicited from all who aro in want of
bruit and Produce a specialty. Re TREES
edfttS of Oranges, Lemons, pJntappt,and all Put up in package of 1._;every sheet numbered" "
other t'ruits and truck. Consignments promptly newillustrated catalogue for season of 1892-93 free on application. Address, consecutively! to 1,000.
leralttfd ror. Stencils and market reports furnished Low Prices. Good Work. Full Count
free. References: Chatham National G. L. TAKER, Glen St. Mary, Fla.
Dank New York Thurber,Wbjrland&Co., and __ ..r THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.
Mercantile Agencies ,

FIRST LAUREL POTATO 37 Montgomery St.,Jersey City N.J.

Opium and Morohine Habit.
Cured in from 10 to 15 Days.
Tho Earliest, Best and Most Productive Potato
Patients are boarded,nursed and cured before SOtlVII1I1B FUR.
they pay. The Doctors Helms Guarantee Opium Ever grown in the State. ,
Cat e Company have Sanitariums Spring Glen,
S milefl from Jacksonville, I'la., Atlanta. Ga. Is of Fine Quality, and is Unsurpassed for Shipping PurposesPeck
and Brooklyn N. Y. They have had 8 years'vnccrss : IRRIGATING .,
without one failure and are the only In. 60 cents; Bushel, $2.00; Barrel, $5.00.
fallible Opium Cure company that offers Sioos
far a case opium habit they cannot cure. Prices of other varieties on application.H. .
I Their Spring Glen Sanitarium is situated in -
the Eden of Florida on the Arl ngton River. 1 New York office room 921 Temple Court.

Ail communications strictly confidential. "INTERLACHEN, FLA.
.... ...-- 8.nd for oar 40 pace Illustrated Catalogue. I30T1i1

( WM. B. SCHRADER. BOONE'S EARLY ORANGE.The Steam and Horse Power.

earliest desirable Orange known very delicious,highly! flavored,well shaped,thin skin,but
title pulp or rag, full of Juice and almost seedless.: 4
Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
aim have a fine assortment of other choice Budded Orange and Grapefruit Trees at LIVING ,
TVaverly Farm Leon Co., Fla. PRICES. Valve Hose Etc.

Milch Cows and Heifers for Sale. C. A. BOONE, Agent.. Orlando, pla. ,

---- ----- p-- WRITE FOR ESTIMATE

c I \ For rare as well. as Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Plants and Tr e ers FRUIT TREES
r j hrubbery'.hn.Palms,Ferns,Aquatics,Pineapples Bamboos, etc., etc.
Jt t tock safely shipped everywhere.Nurteries roe
1fe 1 J established iSSj. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write
Send stamp for new and full catalogue which tells all about this subject. .

Trade Mark. ItKANOISRK] BItON., ()nc..e, Fla. for Catalogue and price list. '
_n_'- ........ _ .__ JENNINGS'' NURSERY
Will Make Hens Lay NURSERIES OF THE Thomasvllle, a.4' ..
Will Make Chickens Crow I IA3D -

GOOD re* MOCLTIXO, Fowta. Milwaukee Florida Dpaqge Co. TO ORANGE SHIPPERS.The .
This food is strictly fresh meat carefully :
cooked., ground fine seasoned and hermetically Jacksonville Orange Market Is now firm
scaled in b-lb. cans. Being ground fine,it can : Selected strains of Choicest! Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty. for sale at ail times.Ouratock and advancing. We quote bright$'.1S to f,pet
be readily mixed with soft food,and fed so as to BuddingWood box ruset, 11.40 to $1.75; grapefruit,$ Ufi M
fowl "U' targeandcomplete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRKSPONDBNCK. for bright tangerines, to 3ltcferenceDradstre'et's
give cub an equal ; tj so $4. Ship now
Addrewca110TT1 For Catalogue and Price-1,11,
pa' can; f 5.09 per dosen. and Dun & Co.'t Report
MEAT & WOOL CO., Dunedin I I. Consignments solicited.
L. Fla.
lcii*.xau. (Meatioa Manager, ULAIK.& THRASHXK


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.., Spraying for inicctf) and 1 fungus incases is one of the eccrcta of eacceee/ul fritit rowlng.- XMfwi r< Farm GfkIlfI....'v

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Which by feeding on the oil of the petals and stamins of the bloom, causes them to drop and the fruit to wither And at.

It will kill the Rust Mites, which have mado more than one-half the oranges of the crop'of 1602 rusty It will teifwre i the quality and appearance of "
milking the product of pine lands fully equal to that of the best hammock,without injury) to its carrying qualities. It will destroy the Spider (Six Spotted Mites)
will kill the oving Scale Insect. It will destroy the Worm which attacks the fibrous roots, causing the root knot of the peach, blight of the pineapple, blight of ftfc*
tomato and the foot rot of the orange.It .
will destroy the fungus and lichen growth, ,(giving{ ; the trees a healthy appearance.It .
will, as Mr. Axlino (Axline & Markly\ Cincinnati,) Bays, return you ten dollars for every one that it will cost.
'; Spray when the tree are in bloom and repeat m often as once each month during the eea.on. For root diseases saturato the ground was to wet the root*. U.
one quart to three pints in fifty gallons of water.
SPECIAL,,-On the first of January, 1893 the price will be reduced from 80 to 20 cents per gallon for barrels and half barrels.Sprainj .

Guff if s in Greaf Variety a* IlanufaGtupeps'| Prices.A .

full stock of Orange Box Material, Wraps, etc., as Cheap as the Cheapest

Correspondence Solicited. E. BEAN, Jacksoiryile, Ha.
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Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is a sovcrdgm

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

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 kaa c

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

For Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When uscd'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 trees

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

McMASTER & MILLER. San Mateo and Cilra. Fla. .



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The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention of shipper l Is directed to the Plant S.S tine between Havana, Key West and ramps, and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;8.,P.a W. Ry.between Jackl ft'''.
Gainesville Bainbridge, {River Junction and Savannah;savannah and Charleston(and Ocean t tea nship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchant and Mien
Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped fastest and mod prompt lines between all point In Florida and all point North and .
c.lvrr* and Shipper Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connections!
sonrn lJOUlt SOUTH JROUtfB.
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double. daily fast freight service from all point North and West via Albany Bah brtdle.T soft
Savannah. and all point ia Florida; Cut freight train both via Gainesville,Jacksonville Calk-
Daily ut rail connection' via the Atlantic Coast Line<4o all Eastern, Interior and nan and Live Oak.
Coast points including New York Boston Philadelphia,Baltimore, Washington and Providence. Pour ships n week by the fleet steamship of the Ocnn Steamship Company, sailing from Hew
roar connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah York(New Pier 35.. North River)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday, Monday and N ednesdav.Prldays .
.Saturday. Monday and Wednesday The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company steamer will leave Boston Jan.3.ia,r 9.aDd sl.
Two connections week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miner Transportation Company, Savannah direct making connection on Use dock at Savannah with fast freight train fur all palate
!leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. in Florida.
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah Jan. From Philadelphia ocean Steamship for,leaving Philadelphia Jan.a.U,II,every Urn .*.
I,lit 19 and*&. from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.
Connection*for Philadelphia every ten day via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah From Baltimore via: Merchant and Miners'Transportation Co. every Tuesday and Friday,
Jan. 7.17 ana 37th.. making close connection with S.,P.&W.It).,for all point in Floticra.sajling .
day for Steamship are subject to change without notice.
TheFlorlda Dispatch Line If the quickest and belt freight route:from alt'polnti North, Bast. and West to Florida. For fait particulars, rates,stencils and thlNla
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or toO ,
D. OWEN,Traffic Manager, Savannah, Oa. F. B. APT,Division Freight gent.Savannah, Ga. W. M, DAVIDSON, Gen'l Vaaaeag Agi,,Ja ko vrHv W$;.,
F 9. KNIGHT Contracting Freight Agent,Jack*in T lite, Fla J. H, STKFHRN9, Contracting ,...t, Jacksonville, :Fl*.. .

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;z 82.00 PER YBAB1. JACKSONVILLE. JANUARY 21, 1893. 62.00 PER YEAR,
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from the London consignees. Mr. The Fatuous Consignment. B stom. and city in these United States.
l ]VI .Pl\etiIt Goodsell cabled repeatedly and ur- A writer in the Riverside Press Growers of Riverside, you do have

".,... gently for returns so that he could pay clears up the mercantile atmospherewith something to say in this valley, but
In Ho Worthy of Confidence? off the growers, and finally, in despair, the following salty talk : when you allow your oranges to go
iMUor Farmer and Fruit Grower: he set an expert accountant at work to The tendency on any market on two thousand miles away on commission
In view of the fact that you are go over the catalogue of sales and make consigned goods is down while on you have nothing to say.
giving a substantial endorsementto the returns himself.Mr. purchased goods it is up. Take any In Western New York, along the
very Goodsell should be held beautiful shore of Lake Erie
Mr. E. L. Goodsell I wish to call not market with a dozen good commission they
attention to the fact that the responsible for the fatuous delay houses, let one of these get regu shipped 2,500 carloads of Concord
i your which occurred after the arrival of the this last October. In former
lar consignments and the other eleven grapes
:Bank of Ft. Meade has been obligedto
sue him for advanced last Ethelwold in London before the sales dare not nor will not buy. Why) ? years three-fourths of the grapes had
t on money of on the took place. True, there was a glut, I have known a single commission gone on consignment and the results
year shipments oranges
't strength of his telegram, payment oft but at this distance the delay seems house where there were forty othersin had been so disastrous every growerto
which he is endeavoring to avoid worse than the glut. a city, for an entire season to the extent of 85 per cent rose up
through technicalities. f In handle three-fourths of all the goodsin as one man, determined to stop forever
A part of the cargo of the Ethel Honost Commission Mon Got To certain lines, in spite of all the this disastrous way of shipping their
wold was attached on this account. gether. others, simply because he had large grapes. The result was, not a car of
(f. I deem it but fair to your constituents The rapid spread of the auction connections for the time being on the Concord grapes was consigned west
A consignment plan. of New York City. Furthermore the
that should look into this
you in the fruit business and the
system established price from October clear
t tt His short but nevertheless x
days were
j t' matter and judge if Mr. G. is worthy
increase of the of at through the season was not loweredor
practice selling for the time being he had held
[ of the high place you seem to give him
t( and if not caution them. home are pushing the commission men away from the supply all this large cut one fraction of a cent duringthe
Our shippers here regret his acqualntance. somewhat. They are taking long- bulk of trade to the enormous loss of entire season, and the only changewas
I the at a substantial advance, and this -
, needed action in organizing the honest growers large.
one association shipped carloads
SUBSCRIBER. There is no question in my mind 2,200
, Dunedin PU. members of the craft and ostracisingthe these large eastern houses, with their and the vineyards take courage and

I The writer chanced to be present rogues.Ve clip the followingfrom enorraousjfacilities:( who ask for con- all rejoice at the result. I was there
If when the attachment was served on apart the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: signments, if they can handle 100 and purchased 97 carloads and know
of the cargo of the Ethelwold in Delegates representing the fruit and carloads in so doing they discourage what I am talking about.
Fernandina. The cargo did not produce commISSion merchants of 500 carloads f. o. b. orders that would
Mr. Goodsell then of the cities of the come here offering to pay full market
belong to or at any eight leading C and
I lfOlle Orrcl1al'd.cutting
other time but he promptly gave United States assembled at the Tre- price did they stand any reasonable ,
bonds and secured the release of the : mont House, Chicago, last Friday for show with their more fortunate com
fruit so that the loading was not t the purpose of organizing a National petitors.
\ interrupted for five minutes. We do League. The plan of procedure was If these firms with snch enormous Back Frosted Troea.
not pretend to know the merits of the to have a local: league in each of the capital and such long established trade, Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
controversy between Mr. Goodsell principal markets of the country, the with their own men right here to see If you have been unfortunate enough:
and the Bank of Ft. Meade, but we do whole to form a National League, that the poor misguided grower does to have any orange or lemon trees
know that he has labored assiduouslyto which was to meet annually to promote not swindle them right in their pres. killed to the ground by the frost and
secure the success of his experiment.It the interests of shippers and re ence, dare or will not buy, how can are tempted to dig them up and re
may have been an error of judgment ceivers alike, to divest the business ot you expect the thousand other smaller plant, stop and think.
. to make a direct shipment at all, it abuses that arise and creep into it, houses two thousand miles away to An orange tree four years planted
may have been-and probably was- and more especially to avoid and ren take such desperate chances? Growersof should and usually does, havea spreadof
an error of judgment to send it to der ineligible the adventurers and Riverside, if you have no say in these roots of not less than a rod in die
London instead of Liverpool; but irresponsible men that so often embark matters it is time you did. If you haveno ameter. A newly set tree is a goodone
anyone who has seen, as we have, in the business. Responsible and rep good judgment that tells you that if it covers only one-twentieth of ,
the prodigious obstacles which Mr. G. utable houses in every city are eligibleto your only safe guard, and that of this that area. Cut the dead tree off at
has met and overcome, the vigilantand membership, and while some firms, beautiful valley, is in selling your the ground or below-if necessary to
unceasing personal attention equally good and responsible, may not goods here where they are grown, find perfectly sound wood-set several
which he has given to the details of see fit to join the new organization, it packed and owned, it is time you grafts in the stump and cover all with
the "undertaking, will be disposed to is certain that the class who bring dis aroused yourselves.Let moist soil and pack solid. It will bea
give him credit for honesty of pur credit on the produce dealers and the printer ink flow, let there big bearing tree long before a new
pose and great energy at least. While commission merchants of the country be public meetings, and let the growers one set at the same time.If .
loading in Fernandina he was up and will be rigidly excluded, so that the throw back with disdain to any you are not skilled in grafting or
gone from the hotel long before day general producer, grower and shipperwill firm who believes the kind of men who are of little faith, cut off the old tree
light, pushing on the labor at the ship be furnished a list of firms in each are urging on and begging the growersto to the sound wood andlet the sprouts
with the utmost vigilance. An Eng- city that are known to be reliable and come to their own rescue are goingto grow-let them all grow. The great
lish, writer in the N. Y. Fruit Trade trustworthy.The stop one whit in their efforts for the spread of roots needs them all to
Journal, who visited the Ethelwold, information covering the case, interests of this valley. Now is the maintain them (the roots) in a healthy
says he never saw a fruit ship loaded together with the roster of the league, time to argue these things and get inline condition.
F in better fashion. will be published in a neat little' for solid work later. Next spring bud several of the
The extraordinary slowness of the pamphlet, 25,000 of which will be If the growers, in person or throughsome strongest, and you will have a bearing
London consignees in making returnsof published for the convenience of the association, have no control or grove much sooner than he who digs
the cargo has greatly embarrassed t members, who will make a judicious voice in governing their own good up his trees and replants.
Mr. GoodselL To give a bit of our :. distribution of the same. It may be property, protecting their future toy Lemon trees killed to the ground by
own experience, we received from our added that a number of houses in this houses and welfare, it is time that the great freeze of 1886 and graftedor .
Liverpool correspondents (who had ; line of business who are strictly job every man turn out and lend his aid budded, in four years were large
no pecuniary interest in the Ethelwold) bers and solicit nothing on commissionwill until the entire country can see the bearing trees.

a complete catalogue of the first sale see no necessity of joining the kind of men that has made Riverside .... DUDLEY W. ADAMS' :', r
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FRAUDS IN POTASH. in the contents. The writer has him. STATE ANALYSES FOR PRIVATE PAR- height to make them convenient for

r self purchased potash in the German TIES. the wrappers and packers standing before

How to Secure tho Genuine Article. sacks, supposing it to be pure 52 percent The State chemist observes the following them to work over.

sulphate and on being openedat rules: The Stevens sizers are preferred.

Editor Farmer and Frult-O rower the grove the article was found to I. Analyses will not be made for There are five of them, though theyare
be caked and nearly dripping with manufacturers under conditions. never brought into requisition at
time be :
Some THE ago FARMER, may a FRUIT yearor salt and sulphate of magnesia, both of 2. Fertilizers purchased outside of once unless there is a great press of

two, AND of the them being hygroscopic salts. the State will not be analysed. work. They are ranged along on the
GROWER published a copy re The only trustworthy is right side of the building as one en.
of the State Chemist :3. Analyses will be made for private
port of the various brands, of giving fertilizers to be found in the character of the parties only on the following condi. ters from the grove. The sorter
sold in the State the American seller. Thanks to our ef- tions, strictly observed: picks up an orange and drops it into %

facturer's and, estimate manu of fective State laws on the subject a. The sample must be taken chute marked "fancy,11 or "bright"as
analysis (effective notwithstanding their minor from the case be. These chutesrun
and the State Chemist's one or more packages, previous. may
value being defects) and the intelligent and in. slanting along down behind the
in tabulated form. I have lost ly unbroken, in the presence of two
creasing vigilance of our State Chemist reputable witnesses. sizers next to the wall, each chute
this table list
the copy would containing like much or the opportunities for fraud are b. An exact copy must be madeof terminating in the hopper of a sizer.

and very to how get one. reduced to a minimum in Floridaifthe the label on the box, bag or barrel. From the spouts of the sizers the

Can you send me a copy, or canI grower will only avail himself of The date of the taking of the sample boxes are carried away as fast as
such list ? ,
get a these protective agencies. The stand filled to the packing tables.
consider it safe must be given and the name of the Everyman
Do you in to buy high ing of the firm, especially when backedup dealer from whom the fertilizer was is limited to a single function ;

grade sulphate the of sacks potash sealed any at pack.the by the State analysis, is a sufficient obtained must be stated. This state- one 'wraps, another packs, another

ages except in other protection to the grower. ment must be signed by the two wit- hoops, etc. The wrapper does not
mines ? If bought packageshow The list of guaranteed firms referredto nesses and pasted securely on the begin on the table until it is covered
can we tell what we get ? If we
by our correspondent was publishedin glass jar or bottle containing the sam with boxes. He begins at one end
buy it for a ninety-five per cent. our columns nearly or quite two pie sent. The Commissioner of Agriculture and works along to the other end.

grade is there any way of testing except years ago. The State Chemist yearly Hon. L. B. Womb well, or On his right when he begins are two

by chemist's otherwise analysis ?will Reply renews this list; every year he subjects I the State chemist, Prof. N. Robinson, empty boxes. Before him lies a bunch

through paper or readable articles oblige samples of all the fertilizers offered to I Tallahassee, on application will fur ot wraps. At he wraps he passes the
will send
me. 1 some him by the manufacturers or dealersto nish printed blanks to be filled by the oranges from the full box to the
will all
later on-hope with the and F. It get has along certain an official analysis; and it is this parties deserving the analysis to be empty one. Right after him comes
right official list with its ratings to which made. This printed blank must be the packer, for whom the second of
ly been better lately than ever, and under the grower must look for safety. We filled out in every particular. the two empty boxes is provided, and
it will
the new hope P. NEVINS.improvestill have not space just now to publish (. A fee of $2 must, in all cases, he too works from right to left along

Indian more.River. J. entire the latest of these official lists, accompany the sample or no attentionwill the table. When both these men are

but we give herewith a sufficient part be paid to the application. done there are two empty boxes on
I', The Germans, we regret to state, of it to afford our correspondent and i i the left end of the table instead of the

I (0 are no more honest'than any other all other readers who desire it a guide A Good Paokery. right end, as at the beginning.The .

. nationality; the seal of the German and guarantee in their purchases by Editor Farmer and Fruit-G rower: boxes are now carried to

mine owner on the sacks is by no selecting from the firms mentioned As the season for handling our Indian another set of tables to be pressed,

means an infallible guarantee of'purity below: River fruit will soon be here, nailed up, hooped and stenciled.

will not you or some of your numer Among all the workmen not a

ous correspondents, through your columns loud word is allowed to be spoken.No .

.. LITTLE BROS., JACKSONVILLE Ii FLA.11II 4' give in detail the best plan fora tobacco spittle is permitted to be
-,.. 'U 13 at packing house? Also the best and expectorated on the floor. To pre. .

.. ".',.a," ,"if.. < < 0 a :::3 :G::3) most economical method of handling vent those who are so inclined from
." ":- "x* !. ;J C a w 0 p.2 iJe oranges from the time of picking and from killing time by going for a drink,
.c.c .c = & packing to delivering on board the a tank of water is provided in the
w "" :rco
:Nut: or .n"Cn. CI IQ 0 S cars ? II. P. room. Everything goes on like clock

'h.;" ..,. -..C)"". ,-I.C) ...."". c .Nao ... Indian River Pla. work, with silence, accuracy and dis
: a c:: : < oS patch. In three
.=:::3 Qo: : e an emergency car.
":: 00 :s 0.c .- that we remember to have visited is '
a :.. loads (1,200 boxes) have been
;_ Z -_? that of the Crescent Grove Company, wrapped, packed and carried in one

Mood and noso............................. '..... 15.00 1.M ..... ..... at Citra. The structure is a light
nark Cotton Seed )1ea1..................... ..... l.tal a.61 1.10 :)) 11J.otato wooden frame 155x60 feet and two day.Perfect ........................... 8.H I.U 3.4 10.4:: 3..81 system also prevails as to
Calcutta taw 110110.......................... ..... '" .o7 4.61 31 E'Jh stories in "height, surmounted by a the picking. is known
ll, Grade$ull'bato of Pota8b........... .... ..... .... 19.09 60'S ftOIpbatcofl.ot8l11b. Every man
........................ .... ..... ..... ::7.40 3300trawberl'J tower. It stands at right-angles to only by a number. No. 17, for instance
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Fertlltur 8.3. :1 &.00 11.U 39 57bluhum the track of the Florida Southern receives pairof
In 1'artio....................... 8.41 :.f.& .sil 4.tfJ 28 Mi a basket a ladder and a
Nitrate Soda .. .................. ... ..... .... 18.61 4G3ICunite / : Railroad, so that, as in all well ar clippers numbered which
...... ... .......... ........... ...... ..... ..... ... 12.41 1& 16 ranged fruit houses the fruit enters at 17, are
SUIlb-ateotAmmonta............ .... .... ..... ... %.OO .... :31G charged to him until he is
1.owh ...... ...................... 200 11.40 2.43 1 .1& 3.01 one end and passes out through the paid off.: If fault is found with
Orange I'Maten' True Value SPeetal. .... n.u I.M 3.M 13.1 40 GSQrsno any
other into the
the switch.
Planters'True Value, 1'0.1 ...... 10.26 1.16 '.10 11.M 4031'outut cars on the oranges in box No. 17-stems too
Tree anet Nursery 'crtUlur. ...... $.2+f\ 1.39 4.M 6.00 2 b7QramreTree Sixty feet of the end next to the
Fiorld-aPbw'phate............ 8.00 1.16 3.6& 1. 00 9&'r'eJC&tAbI long, oranges bruised, or what not
FcrtJUeerNo.l...... ............ 9. xi :.:'.0 5.3) 6.* M 1Frultaad = railroad constitutes the working-room word is sent at once to No. and if
... .............. 17
Vine } G.U 1.16 2.$G 13. 3. 89 and this has no floor overhead being
he does not mend his ways he is dis
PAINE FERTILIZER CO., JACKSONVILLE. really only one story high. The remaining charged.
feet of the hasa
PJ t'A.Jtple }. od.... .................... ... 9.21 4,81 ::.61 8.40 3158 95 building VARIOUS IMPLEMENTS.At .
}'rtllt OlJ>>wen for Uear1DgTrc......... G.U 4.31 2.U: 11 3d 3191 floor overhead, making it a two.
Pal nee' TI'MOrewer........................ 8..31 1.51 4laf 00 8SSt.tI1lMutSoda. : the Ormond of the
.... .. ....................... ..... ..... 18.aJ ..... 410106l1B& story structure; and this upper story I meeting
Kalt\t{ ......l ..... ..... ..... ltl1: 13 $9pbat is used for the storage of boxes, ma. State Horticultural Society last springthe
SYt ui 1.utash. ........................ .... ..... ..... 20.43 3107 terial, paper, etc. Secretary, Mr.; W. S. Wart, madea

DOWKER FERTILIZER CO., DOSTON. There is an iron tramway branch display of ingenious implements de.

IWwkt"f'. el'etaWo Grower ...... ..... 7,88 I 2.M '.3) 8.10 :it 55aap ing out through the grove, i% miles vised by himself, which are describedin
t +t Potash. square n...... 6.01 t 6.6& :,tm % 61 25 49rangCrewer long in all. The inner end of it is the proceedings recently issued.A .
.. ................... S.96 3.49 3.Ce: 6.0: 3":! 00
rwhOround Iione......... .... 5.21 I 18.46 3.81 ..... 3&:9 carried directly into the packery, right STEPLADDER.I .
Tiaeeo Growor....... .......... 8.7t'' :..6. 3.U 8jM 33'
... .. bate of Potash..... ........ ..... ..... ..... 9588. 314.i alongside the packing-tables, whichrun have never seen but one make of
': IIKh GradoPptash............... ..... I ..... ..... 49'8 61 i0 crossways of the building and at step-ladder on the market that was so
; :"tratoef Soda... ....?..... .. ..... ..... 19.:!. ..... 4689
,'..:, right angles to the tramway on each made as to stand hard usage. Strength '

L. D. DARLING at CO., PAWTUCKET, R. I. side of it. On this tramway are run is lost sight of in working for lightneti

tangcTree and flue F., 3.18 8.8& 6.8 C.18 33 8raa -& four double.deck cars, each capable of and looks. As good ladders can be

&{ t"t Tne l'ertlUHrJ' awl 1'1neF} ..formuIA.A..j 3.01 8.28 I 80':0 I :..9.4. I 1.21'7.13 37 3i44 rom carrying twenty-eight field boxes filled made at home as can be bought, andat

te ,! .. 8.M 3,28 4..88 8.U d 8T'OERT -& with oranges. a saving of money. The one I
From these cars the boxes are lifted have here is a homemade step-ladder

ALLE-: do CO., PHILADELPUIA.Z' off on to the tables or benches. The standing 6# feet high, 33 n inches

Z'1ad })ene-...? ....... ............ ..... ..... 20,79 !! ..... i4 latter are about fifteen feet long by wide inches thick
ranqeTree FcrtJ11zer................. ...1 1.81 I 1.11 I',:0 I .'Ie:! I 2$93 qfeet 3
tar tiuaaa............... ............,.,.... '.Ot 1.0'.1 .0iI '-I 2. 4Qt. two and a half feet wide, and of a inches long upper half of lithe bevy


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cUed to #, at edges, from J3 of widthon BOXES. and plant fewer Acres each year my tion and the character of the soil, and i:

each outer edge treads 1x3 inches, These field boxes, for carrying the 1 Intellect is at work, and every hour I the science of the man are all factors.

set one foot apart and cut into sides fruit j from grove to packing house, are smoke my Pipe ray Brain is studyingto Here, away out in the warm waters of
# inch top tread z foot, 4 inches by of my own invention. The ends or save my Body the labor of a Day. Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico,
6 inches sides cut into it, sides 13 ]heads are 1x10x12 inches, and havea "Thou Sluggard cried the other, nestles the little peninsula Pine-
inches apart at top and 27 at bottom; hand hold 2 inches down from the who scckest to screen thy Laziness lass, just below latitude 28. The

under top tread, at the back, is a board I,upper edge, the sides and bottoms are under the garb of pretended Intelligence name implies pine timber region, this "
7 j$ inches wide; brace legs, hinged to ,the ordinary sawed pine box sides, 6 I May the long-tailed Rat eat moans health, and suggests a poor
this are 5 feet 5 inches long by i\{ inches wide; these are better than thy pineapples in the field, and may

feet x i inch two pieces connectingthem veneer, being stiffer, which prevents the Cockroach devour thine ill-gotten soil.One of the great wonders of our
straight across and one diago pinching of fruit; the sides are nailedi Checks in thy Pocket at night. Behold Florida is her contradictions. These

nally. This ladder made of cypress I i inch up from the bottoms, leaving the wolf will devour thy crop contradictions run through every. ,-
and painted; is light, stands firmly free circulation of air, the ends stand :and the Tax collector will seize thy thing. I would almost guarantee to

and is durable. 3 inches above the sides and have i Sandhill." find from one or two to four or five

ORANGE CLIPPER.I inch wooden dowels, standing up 34 And when the Season arrived when different soils on any forty acres in

have never seen a perfect orange inch, set in upper edge 2 inches from the Insects fill the Air the First Hus- South Florida. I have an acre and :a

clipper yet. This Snider clipper is awellmade diagonal corners; directly under these, bandman had many broad acres whichhe quarter lot where the line of adapt.
tool and has other good in the bottom, are holes, a little larger, had prepared with much Toil and ability between bananas and pineapples -
points, but the bevel is on the wrong bored to receive the dowels of another physical Labor. And the other had is drawn within six: feet So .
aIde of the blade, which makes it impossible box when tiered up. These boxes but a few Ells about his miserableHut the first line may run zigzag acrossan

to cut the stem so short, but hold about two-thirds of a standard upon which he planted the most acre, a forty, or a township. Also
that it is liable to puncture and ruin box of packed fruits and can be piled, Costly plants which the market of. the injurious effects of frost are dependent

any orange that comes in contact one above another, as high as a person fered. And these he manured diligently on many conditions not easily

with it, and such orange may spoil a can reach, without danger of crushingthe that his Hands need the less made plain to the stranger.Not .
box when packed. This Summer's fruit The dowels hold them from frequently Push the scuffle hoe, while having made a fortune in

clipper does perfect work. It will slipping, whentiered up in hauling, the Former,saying within himself "A Florida myself, I have some delicacy
shave the calyx close to' the fruit and and as there is free ventilation and no Penny saved is better than a Dollar in pointing the road to others, but I

do no injury, is very handy to work heavy mass of fruit in any one box, Earned, manured not his field and am anxious to leave this old main

with, but is made too light, and will they can be stacked up in the packing purchased the cheapest plants, which highway of the orange, and make
not stand long or hard usage. Here house, and left until the fruit is needed, the Sailor could be Induced to Sell what seems to me now a short cut

is a new make of clipper, sent in by with as little danger of injury as him.When If across that coarse white sand, black.
Mr. C. H. Curtiss of Astor. He though they were in bins. therefore the time came to jack crinkled leaf oak, or rosemary
claims good work and durability for PACKING HOUSE DINS. deliver the Fruit to the Wolf to bearto scrub, and down through that flat-

I 1 It. I have not used it, so know nothing My packing house is so made thatI the Fox he had many boxes, which woods over those pineapples, and

of its merits. There are otherson can drive to the back of it and the Wolf took with great Affabilityand across those cabbages, onions, Irish
the market, but none that I have the fruit into shallow bins with slatted put bore to the Fox, and the two fell potatoes' beets, tomatoes, egg-plants,
used that could not be greatly improved bottoms six them and Devoured all the etc. I think that route leads to for
standard Fruit
holding to seven
upon. Cannot some inventive boxes of fruit six feet sending back word to the Hus- tune, (yet, none but a fool would
citizen of this State meet the require- five wide and They are in long bandman that the Fruit was not good, have a fortune!n) I should like to
by are hung the and that the Consumer would not Pay locate near a city-or better still
ments of a perfect orange clipper? middle that be a
so they can tipped to
for it. But the Husbandmanhad
Lazy prospective one, where the annual
PICKING BAGS.I slant forward back
thereby greatly but Few Apples, and these were increase of land values might be equalto
have been working for some timeto facilitating the putting in or taking out Choice and Delicate. And when the a part, if not the whole of the
perfect some kind of a fruit recep of fruit from either the front or the Wolf bore them to the Fox he said to crops. I should enjoy the sound of

tacle that would thoroughly protect back, as they can be tipped so that the him, "Behold, this is a light Burden the surf, the toot of the steamship
L the fruit from thorns or other injury fruit rolls to or from your hand, andit and the Fruit is very good. Now, the taste of the $sh, the flip of the
while carried about in the also allows of two decks of wide
being tree
therefore, let us sell Some of them to oyster, and a dip in the brine. .
11 and on ladders by the picker. The bins, thereby saving much space. I the Consumer and send a Check to Take the map. Now, look on the
nearest I have to what I is grade the fruit from bin to bin making
_-1 come want the Husbandman, that he may grow West Coast, half way up the big pe
this bag, with a strap to go over the three grades. Fancy, No i. more for Us in the Future. ninsula and you will set the little
shoulder, made of two thicknesses of Bright, and No. 2 Bright; Russet I MORAIIt is not always the Ac. one. You will see Tampa over on
heavy canvas on the front, and with a have practically none of. In grading
tive in Body who will acquire the the main land, we can reach it in two
flap at the bottom, so that when full I examine every orange carefully. If
most Money, and the Lazy Man who or three hours, but we are making a
the bearer can, by stooping a little, it is dirty, and rubbing will not cleanit lives by his wits may not prove in the city of our own here at St. Peters.
lower it to the bottom of the box, then it is washed, either with a brush or Long Run the Fool he is given Creditor burg.I .
unhitch the flap from this harness snap, sawdust and water in a barrel hungon

and by straightening up leave the fruit bearings. If scaly, the insects 'ire being._._._--.S.- ... feel too disinterested to write at
in the field box without any pouringor scraped off with a light spatula made A Mild Sub-Ponlnsula. length of the wonderful growth of
dropping, and surely unharmed. I of hard pine. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. trees and output of tropical fruits of

have these bags, also, made of sheep __ _J It is especially aggravating to my the "' : peninsula ; the
skin, with the wool inside, an idea wife to se: my name spelled wrong or story is too old. But at this time the
The thermal record for
given me by a lady from the Azore Pinery prefixed with Me., but I am outdone lowest stands 15'
north winds
Islands, where orange culture is much when I read "our" instead of "sour," exposed to -official instrument

older than in Florida. These protect Edited by JOHN It. 1IKACII,Melbourne, and "sown" instead of "grown," etc., Mangoes and some Avocado -

the fruit perfectly from thorns, but -"",- ,,-,,,,-- Flu. as in the issue of December 29th.It trees budding for bloom.I .
allow of jamming between limbs, or the Pablo of tho Husbandmen. is hardly time to halloo yet, but am not a land agent, and am
ladder and the body of the picker. Two Husbandmen living on adjoin. while this great water protectiou on speculators. 1 have plenty
of time but much
This is an element of danger only with ing Sandhills met one day by the' "frost line," wintcj tejato, vegetable ask not write money. Don't
careless pickers, but to obviate it I shore, where each had been driven by and pineapple rlflHB going on,, me to you privately the
truth for I tell
have had this and other styles of tin the Insects to seek mangrove wood for I might as well putiHp hoop anda can a thousand men
receptacles made to fit clear around Smudging.The hurrah for the syndSScs and land the truth just as easy as one; that
makes mad.
the body and hang on the shoulders first said to the second, as he speculators of this little tib-peninsula. me Then there is
another that makes
with suspenders. This arrangement wiped the Insects from his face and I would not have been mad enough to thing me mad,
and that is for
makes it easy to carry a heavy load of neck, Friend, how is it that while I have done this but for the mention of you to come
fruit easily. At the front you see a Labor from daylight till dark with my names of other places where the wide here and not come to see me. '
trap door for the discharge of the load.This Mattock and soak my Beans at nightin !awake settler will go, because, if PlnelUi, Pla.ThoPaino. P. NEELD.
receptacle will allow of even get. order to boil them before Day. going to Florida, of course he will go .
ting into a lemon tree without danger break, you arise with the Gopher and to these frostless localities, for the

of either thorning or jamming the fruit, I then devote half of your Time to same conditions which exempt from Jacksonville, at Fertilizer the suggestion Co's office of their at '.

but it is not a success on account of cooking and smoking Tobacco ?" frost are guarantees against malaria: New Ydfck office and their New York J
the fruits bridging between the outer Friend," replied the Second Husbandman and physical as well as mental discomfort ngentyjfiU inaugurate a Bjfttenl of cut
and inner sides when unloading.\ Possibly "my Inclinations teach me ratesflKml agricultural chemicals after
the and allow the Intellect Listen Peninsulas Dece r 15th. This will bo purely anexonent
this may be prevented by havingthe to save Body : especially en. You had better take ad-
space narrow at the back, and leisure to Expand and Develop. joy "water protection," but sub-pe I van ., oZ it while it lasts See ad. oa
widen u it approaches the door. While I Labor less with my mattock ninsulas to a greater degree-eleva. I .



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Jt ]'4E Ji'lD) Tl\tI I\El\\ a result of this policy and the em to the formation of too concentrated richly manured with liquid manure, 3
ployment of kainit, he has been able solutions. night soil, barnyard manure, or nitrateof
A Ono-Aore Farm. almost entirely to eradicate this ten APPLYING MANURE. soda ripens late. If the plants are
dency to dieback, which he considers set late on fields so manured or those
Florida is noted for two things, the The tobacco plant produces material
simply a manifestation of degeneracy. rich in humus the leaves may not have
poverty of its soil and the large sums The.eJg-plant? is a very gross feederin very rapidly and requires a constant time to ripen, and a greenish leaf will
of money which may be made and are supply of plant food from the soil, but
keeping with the rapidity and result, which in burning gives an un
made by good management on very on the other hand it is exceedingly
rareness of the growth of its fruit. pleasant odor. Especially disadvantageous
small areas of land. Mr. Kerr does not hesitate to applyto sensitive to concentrated solutions. is the practice of applyingliquid
Mr. Charles Kerr, of Archer, is the The latterare unfavorable to a healthy
this one little patch of scarcely an manure to growing tobacco dur
owner of a small nursery and truck growth. It is an important matter, the
acre one hundred and twenty dollars ing the summer. This tends to
farm, of which latter the principal partis therefore, that the fertilizer, especiallythe
worth of fertilizers per year. Such production of large leaves, but the
_ a one-acre patch devoted to egg potash, be thoroughly mixed with
generous feeding brings fruits in leaves are also thick and often fail to
plants. He regards 500 bushel cratesas liberal measure ; he has had them so the soil to a depth to which the roots ripen. The desired brown color is
a fair crop from this acre though extend. This may be accomplished
large that only one could be placedin not obtained when barnyard manureis
sometimes he raises 1,000 in a very in a measure by applying the fertilizer
each end of a bushel crate. Such replaced in:a too high degree by salt-
favorable season. His standard of late in the fall or better by applyingit
oil-cake '
however In meal had
over grown specimens, are peter. one case
production is a bushel from four a year previous to the growth of
not particularly desirable.He a much better effect than saltpeter; but <<
plants, but he has occasionally harvested tobacco and in the meantime growing
is very thorough in his cultiva- oil cake meal should be used only on
a bushel from two plants. They crops which take little potash from soils and heavy
tion ; his plantation is kept as cleanas loose, sandy not on
fetch from $1.50 to $3.50 a bushel, a house.floor while the crop is the soil. Potassium sulphate and soils. The falling off in burning,qualities
according to the season and demand.He growing. After every rain he breaks purified potash-magnesium sulphate sometimes noticed where tobaccois
prefers bushel crates when the be applied for tobacco late in the
may for
the crust with the hoe by skimming off grown continuously :a success
fruits are not too large for this size; I a shallow slice around the plants with fall as well as in the spring. Potassium sion of years, the author believes is
when it is he uses barrel crates. the hoe to admit air to the roots, and I nitrate should only be used in the often due to the depletion of the soft
Usually he sows his seed about January at the same time not lacerate them. spring and in small quantities, other in available potash and the increase
i, and when the plants are two When the earliest fruits form and wise there is danger from too concen chlorine. The larger the amount of
or three inchesjiigh he transplants them trated solutions. Trials by the authorof
lengthen down so as to touch the products rich in potash and poor in
into a nursery bed five or six inches ground, he places a ward of black using potassium carbonate in the chlorine which are sold oil frois:. the
apart. This gives them thick roots moss under each to prevent it from form of wood ashes gives a tobacco of farm, and the poorer the barnyard
and makes them stocky. When ready good burning quality, but when large
rotting. Later on, they are borne manure is in potash and the richer in
to set out in the field, with a flat gar. higher on the branches and do not quantities were used the developmentof chlorine, the less adapted will the conditions .
den trowel he cuts the ground deep touch the ground. He expects to the plant was hindered, probably, become for growing tobacco.
between the plants, leaving a block of ship usually from May\ 1St to July the author thinks, by the alkaline re- .
earth five or six inches square on each, loth. action. On soils containing much Medical Horb Culturo.
which is moved with it and preventsit humus this alkaline reaction will be
from wilting. In this way he can neutralized. Soils poor in humus may In one price list, I have at hand,
keep? the plants in the nursery bed Tobacco Culture No. 2. be injured for tobacco by applicationof can be counted over sixty varieties!
until they are large and the season has In general the manure from cattle is potassium carbonate in the fall for plants, some priced at eighteen cents
so far advanced as to lessen the chancesof better adapted for tobacco than that manuring. Besides this the price at per pound, just twice the price cotton
frost. from horses, and manure from sheep present is too high for its economicaluse has been for years past. All and any
Mr. Kerr prefers tor a market variety and swine should not be used in grow in practice. In a single trial with of those plants would bourish in the
a large, dark parple; pear-shaped potassium phosphate this material soil of Leon county as luxuriantly as
tobacco. beet
variety which he obtained from Frot. ing smoking Sugar aided the development of the plant, sage and pepper. Sage is planted in
scher, the New Orleans seedsman. He residue contains a small amount of but did not improve the burning quali the North as a second crop on ground
has a Japanese variety which bears chlorine in proportion to the potash ties. from which something else nad been

small and very sweet fruits, excellent (too to 1,041)), but a trial of this material PREVIOUS CULTURE OF LAND FOR TO1JACCO. harvested, it yielding at the rate of
for home use, but not so saleable as on tobacco failed to give any three or four hundred dollars an acre.
the others. He is working to securea perceptible result the year it was ap- Red pepper pods are imported from
hybrid between the New Orleans plied. A large number of experimentshave The qualities of the soil and the Africa by some drug millers-one of
and the Japanese varieties. The Jap. been made by the author with manuring are largely responsible for whom advised me to put in one bun.
anese fruit is free from bitterness, and potassium nitrate, potassium sulphate, the early or late ripening and the regu dred acres of red pepper. At that
this quality he wishes to engraft upon potassium muriate, purified potash lar or irregular ripening of tobacco. time these importers paid fifteen
the thrift and vigor of the other. magnesium sulphate, gypsum, and Tobacco plants ripen later on soils cents for one variety and twentytwocents
Mr. Kerr believes that the egg- common salt. The chlorine com rich in organic matter or those on for another, these being fancy
plant, like many other plants and pounds always injured the burning which clover or lucern have bcen'previously prices, dependent on the conditionand
vegetables; in the hot and sandy soils qualities noticeably; and the potassium grown, except in the case of appearance of the pepper when
of Florida, is liable to dieback, and sulphate and potassium nitrate often sandy soils, where the organic matter received. In nearly every large city
especially so when Northern grown improved this quality, though not al. decomposes rapidly, so that the clover in the United States there are im
seed is used every year. So far as ways, the failure being due it is be- has little or no\ disadvantageous effect mense laboratories, where tons of
this vegetable is concerned, he is lieved, to the potash not being sufficiently 00 the ripening of tobacco following crude drugs are prepared for the druggist
seeking to acclimate it by employing distributed through the soil, or it. Heavy applications of nitrogen. end manufactured into remedies
Florida grown-seed every year As where heavy applications were made, ous manures retard ripening. Tobacco in the shape of proprietary medicines.'


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In some States: of the Union the Li1le ptocl\ Poultry apply where cooked vegetables forma

gathering and marketing of crude ., part of it. C. WYCKOFF.. .

drugs has become an important in Edited by E.W.AMSDEN,Ormood, TIE The difficulty is probably due more :
dustry. In North Carolina the women Cotton Seed Poisonous to SwIne. '""- to confinement, lack of exercise, and

and children of that State annually Many fanners have long believed How' to Food Cut Bono to Poultry. too much food, than to the bone.

sell thousands of dollars worthof 1 that raw cotton seed will kill hogs un P. G., Fulton, N. Y.-I feed some Any food will affect the bowels some

dried blackberries. One little ,der conditions. G. W. Curtis and J.1V. cut bone, and notice that five to seven what, however, when given too liber

town in North Carolina owes its im Carson, of the Texas Station (B. pounds fed to 160 hens in their mash ally. The quantity allowed is not too

portance mostly to its trade in crude 21)), placed twelve Essex shoats in will affect their bowels considerably; great for 160 hens. The remedy is '
from mountaineers their droppings will be soft, yellow and to make a complete change of food
drugs, purchasing :four pens; a four months, a six months,
and shipping North. The leading ;and an eleven months shoat in each fermented. Is this as it should. be? for a few days. Nearly all cases of

firm of of collectors of herbs in that pen, and fed them cotton seed pre REPLIES.I bowel difficulty are duo to over feed-

place made me a proposition last yearto pared in various ways. Each pen was have never noticed that an occa ing, as no doubt the hens above are

collect wild and domestic herbs fed five pounds per day of shelled corn, sional feeding of cut bones in the pro- also allowed plenty of grain. One

solely for them, agreeing to pay me a and as much cotton seed or cotton seed portion mentioned produced iniunous pound of bone (green) to 20 hens,

higher price than any other parties. meal as was eaten. The death or sickness effects, but I have experimented on daily, is not too much, though some
mountaineous of several occasions with feeding all the hens eat more than their share.P. .
The portions our of some of the swine caused the may
country are richer in some herbs than weights to be reported for the first cut bones the hens will eat, leaving H. JACOBS

the southern sections, yet, with the thirty days only, although the seed was bone constantly in the feeding dishes -Rural New Yorker.
This method
before them.
unrivaled climate and perfect soil of fed for a much longer period. The produced .
the effects mentioned in the *
Florida she successfully grow the food was weighed dry and afterward exactly Purifying Poultry Yards.
domestic herbs and parennial barba- prepared for feeding. One pen was inquiry. The bone I fed had a small H. Travis, Erie Co., N. Y.: Where

ceous plants, which are equally in de fed ninety-nine pounds of raw cotton proportion of meat on it. The amount permanent poultry houses and yardsare :
fed should be reduced until the trouble
mand and can be sold at remunerative seed meal, costing $20 per ton, and erected and the fowls are kept
, ceases. I think that a thorough cook continuously therein, the ground :after
; prices.The 165 pounds of shelled corn, costing
... ing of the bones will correct .he diffi a time becomes so impure as to renderit
plant from which bubach, the forty cents per bushel. The three
Persian insect powder is made, is cultivated shoats gained fifty pounds at a cost of culty. ARTHUR D. WARNER- dangerous to the health of the fowls.
I have never heard of poultry being The need purification. The
on a large scale by a companyin $4.34 per hundred weight. The two yards
California, who manufacture the shoats sickened and died in injured by the use of cut green best plan is to have two yards for each
bones as food. I feed all green bones flock of fowls and keep one covered
product, realizing thousands of dollars two months. As the oil was extracted
annually from its sale. A California from the meal, too much fatty food and meat ground together that the with a growth of oats, rye, corn,
hens will eat up clean three times a clover, or the like, shifting the fowls
lady discovered and introduced the could not have caused their death.
week, and have not noticed any results from one to the other when
culture and manufacture of bubach, The second pen was fed 132 pounds necessary.
from the sale of which, with the disposal of raw cotton seed soaked, worth $6 like those P. G. speaks of. I buy Digging over: the yards once a fort.

of her right finally to this company per ton, and 165 pounds of corn. The fresh, ground meat and bones, and night will a'ng'er for a few years.
when I am cooking potatoes I gener Sowing the yard, with will
she received $40,000. There gypsum
gain was thirty seven pounds, costing
materials into the kettle .
ally put help in their purifit ;ion, as the
IS no reason why Florida cannot com $4.37 per hundred weight. The two gypsum
with them and let all cook
together; absorbs and holds\Jjie foul odors.
pete with California in growing, and smaller shoats also died in about two
then I mix in bran and middlings \
But where digging and sowing with
the manufacture of anything so useful months, showing that soaking raw seed
and in such demand as insect powder. will not remove the trouble. enough to make the mess "trifle dry, gypsum are employed, once in every
4 add a little salt and pepper and'feedwarm two or three years the topsoil shouldbe
Farmers who handle poultry should
The third pen was fed 140 pounds for the meal and the
morning removed, using it asVi fertilizer
grow a patch of pyrethrum, the plant boiled seed ton ,
cotton costing $8
per well. BUFTON.
I are doing J. and new, fresh earth cartel in to take
from which the insect is manufactured
powder and 165 pounds of corn. The gain If fowls much bone
eat too at
green its place. Air.\ Rankin gro"s a
for the extermination of mites crop
was 68 pounds, costing $2.56 per time it will affect their bowels
one of vegetables on his yards yearly! and
and other insect pests, as it is death to hundred The smallest
weight. pig
acting as a physic. If unused to such thus keeps the soil in a suitabft'( con-
all insects while perfectly harmless to
months' The
died after
two feeding. food, they must be gradually accuse dition for his immense flocks" of duSks
orders of life. There localities '
higher are and brittle hulls of seed
sharp raw
tomed to it. Poultry that had been
and chickens. Some plan of purification
in Florida which correspondin
were so softened'by boiling that they without animal food of sort for a
any is and that is the-
climate and soil with the Island of necessary
could not have caused the death.
considerable time would in
naturally best for particular poultry raiser
where the cardamon any
Ceylon, grows, The fourth fed 116
pen was pounds far too in the luxury of
a freely which will enable him to do the work
is said be worth
which to $1,500 per roasted seed fresh
cotton costing $9
per bone and thus throw their
green the most econonually and the most
As far known the culture of
acre. as ton and 165 pounds corn. The gain digestive out of order. I "
apparatus thoroughly.-American Agriculturist.
the cardamon is unknown in this coun:
was 53 pounds, costing $3.21 per would not mix the bone in the mash; .
try. In the Ceylon exhibit at the hundred weight. The two younger for under such circumstances, if too Bantams in the Garden.
World's Fair next year there will be shoats died in less than two months
much is given, the fowls would very Most people prefer to leave fowls
on exhibition cardamon among the and not from the lint for this was likely consume more than would be out of, rather than in the garden.But .

other interesting objects from that roasted off. A fifth pen was fed 460. for their good, for the sake of the other they mean large fowls. Bantams

island, under the charge of Mr. Grin. pounds corn, only, gaining 131 pounds food combined with it. I think, if will do some scratching but not near

linton, an English gentleman, from flesh, at a cost of $2.51 per hundred two feeds of bone are allowed per ly so much as will the larger fowls.

whom seed and instructions as to culture i weight, and there were no deaths. Ina week, and the bone is given by itself, They are very active and catch nu
could be obtained. Time and
test the previods year ten hogs out poultry will not eat enough to affect merous insects and grubs and slugs injurious
space\ forbid the enumeration of other of fifteen died after being fed roastedor
them injuriously. M. S. PERKINS. to the garden plants. If one
specialties in herb culture from....which boiled cotton seed or meal for about
This amount fed daily to 100 hens will use the feathered legged kinds,
handsome returns could be made, ten weeks. In the last ten years three will not injure them, if it is fresh. I the Cochin and the booted bantam*,

which would well repay the enterprise other attacks of apparently epidemic find it valuable for the production or! he will find them to do less scratchingthan
1 ing man or woman who would embarkin disease have been traced to the feeding eggs. A. C. IIAwKINs. the clean legged breedr. About

this enterprise on a small scale. cf cottonseed meal. The two years' I have fed considerable cut green the best, as a gardener's assistant, is

With the facilities which this country successive tests in feeding cottonseed bone to my hens, when able to getit the booted white bantam, for the im <<

possesses Florida will be doing herselfa meal to hogs, and practical attemptsto and in order to avoid causing too of feathers on the toes
great injustice i if she refuses to joinin feed these products during the last -sometimes "
much looseness of the bowels, I findit five inches in length
the onward procession, headed now ten years, show that there is no profitin necessary to be particular to trim ofT prevent these little fowls from doing

by gallant :California, and march on feeding cotton seed in any form, or all fat adhering to it, and also to crack much injury with their feet-L.

to solid prosperity by placing her fruits, cottonseed meal to hogs of any age. the large bones that contain much Fisher, Queens County, New York.
her flowers and her herbs in Eastern .. .... ._.
----- .r.A marrow, and remove it before cutting. ......
cities, where the cash is waiting to be Louisiana man says: Fencing the From experiments made in feeding it, The Paine Fertilizer Co's office at

paid in return for all that can be grownin stock instead of fencing the fields is I find it preferable to feed it mixed in Jacksonville, at the suggestion of their
A word should be York ofllco and their New York
this conntry. New
favored here on the same principlethat the morning mash, rather than by .
wise. Tallahasseean."Hatch agents, will inaugurate a system of cut
sufficient to -
burglars are jailed instead of con itself later in the day. I have never rates on all agricultural chemicals after 4
.__ __, ., -I Immense known of instance where cut
.n ---- fining the innocent people. an green December 15th. This will be purely an
Chickens by StAr tracts of land could be put in cultivation bone prepared as above, was in any experiment. You had better take ad-

IMPROVED EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR. in this parish, and poor farmers way injurious to poultry. I would vantage 40.Don't .of it while it lasts. Boo ad. on p

\flU eta do sa.It.,1"boU&Ddt.,...rr.JHi.w ia nOOMlllDI.'i>I'Il. .am optIt''. could raise gardens cotton, cane and also advise that the mash containing page t i
... I.. JAond-pri iec1!IMJ a.o tlNt btl.h:- o*t1 HuebM nude.percntM. other things at a trifling expense, but the cut bone, be }prepared? with as little fool with Indlg Uon. Takel1EEcJux's

\, ,JMe4 da.b lUll"of fer1fz.t&3k< oRt7 t. at.kYet..U.tat 6TAUL t .,lUWotber.frfcy. q.Lq,Ul.. for the fencing. moisture as possible. The same will PILLS.D )'1


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STEPHEN POWERS, Editor.P. pupils. There were 25 Epworth Seasonable Work.IN come up too early so that frost might

.O.Address. awtey.,Fla. destroy them in January or February,
Leagues, with 10,000 members, which THE GROVE.-It is not too Into
plow around them and throw two
= P'- yet to tie trees, under or
up Bay
caused the Bishop to remark that his four years, with young ropes of long moss, three inches of mellow earth on them.
THE FREEZE. forthcoming work on this branch of hay or old newspapers wrapped around They will find their way through to daylight
After extensive several times. Branches of pine, twoor in good season. No danger of smotncringon -
personal: inquiries at
the church would make wonderful
a three to a tree may be set around Irish potato with rich earth or
the highest sources of information in display of that vital organization. the trunk with their ends stuck in the rotten straw. Keep them covered in this
ground and secured by a little mound of way with earth thrown on with plow or
Jacksonville: -inquiries made thirty-six Temperance reports indicated there earth, while a string is tied around the hoe, or with straw or rotten litter, and
26 in which middle and another at the when the danger from frost Is over let
hours after the freeze of January 16- were charges liquors weresold top. They are
them come out and spread themselves in
not afraid to acknowledge that they nave
.. we are glad to be able to state that the ten that. harbored blind tigers, frost in California and not backward the warm sunshine and balmy breezes of
and 72 free from its sale. protecting small trees in this way, and :Starch.
damage to the orange crop still on the The suggested that the legis- they save money by so doing:. In South Florida potatoes may be
report IN TilE NcnsEUY.-Unless the situation planted at once. In North Florida a
trees is not nearly so great: as was: ap lature be asked to amend the present is absolutely protected by forest or crop of any size had better not be put

prehended. The cold, as usual, was law, so that persons making their erected water against over the frost trees, a staging with; forks should and be In into February.the ground An until excellent late in fertilizer January for or

extremely erratic in its action. Some mark could not influence the getting poles and pine boughs spread evenlyover this crop is cottonseed meal (to be sup

points have lost a good deal of fruit; of petitions. Dr. Moore\ said it was also the citrus the entire part of nursery it. This or will at least secure over it after plementetl the planta with come sulphate up); and of potash this? shouldbe soon

the intention of the temperance peo- against frost. A few spadefuls of earth without delay, strewn along in the
others very little, even as far north as furrows intended for the seed and cult!
thrown the each side
row on
r ple to get the legislature to amend the ,
vated in. If left In masses these will
it above the
banking of the
Palatka. The alarmed up junction
growers are not ; law so that petitions would be compelled bud will save the latter in a tempera ferment and breed maggots, which will

there is no haste, no indication of the to get the consent of a majorityof turn when it would otherwise perish, gnaw tho pieces of seed.
Rose should not bo in
and even the stock, especially when it is
unwise precipitancy which character. persons in a district, thus includingwomen. a pomelo or a lemon would respond in a :North Florida until late in January, on
account of its liability to rot before it
profitable way to a little attention of this
ized them under similar circumstances kind, protecting the cicatrix which is sprouts, if the weather is cold and damp. .-II

several We call not yet as hardy as the natural surface. TOBACCO.-January and February are
years ago. Our Terms.
GRAFTING WAX.-For all cases whereit the best months which to sow seed for
attention to the careful and conservative Please bear in mind that the priceof is at all possible we think there is noth the main crop; it is advisable also to sow
in March to furnish plants for resettingand
better to than
advice of the Fruit Exchange in the paper is uniformly $2.00 a year ing banking with preserve moist earth.grafts But when a deep a late planting. Its best to select two

in advance. In clubs of five it will be graft has to be put in above the ground locations for seed beds; one in a low,
our market columns. damp place, the other on a rich upland.In .
something must be applied to excludethe
-...-... ._- sent at $1.50; in clubs of ten, $1.25.All air. For outdoor work we prefer the this way, if the spring is uncom

Prosperous Methodists.At agents will be allowed a cash commission following composition to all others that monly dry, tho planter will secure a suOl-
dent number of plants in tho low bed,
have tried Common rosin
we : four
not the club however
( on rate
the recent Conference of the parts, ; beeswax, two parts; tat and conversely. Tobacco plants when
). Write us for terms. low melted and young are very tender and susceptible to
Methodist Episcopal Church South one part, together, afterit
from frost, drouth or excessiverain.
4- is cool is applied by hand, or when
in Ocala, as reported by the Banner, Callahan is an insignificant station, in a liquid state((melted)it may bo spread .

evidences of substantial prosperitywere but it often witnesses the transfer of with a brush, thinly upon tough paperor Upon the spot selected lay down poles
several inches in diameter and these
thin muslin strips to wrapped about on
adduced. For instance, whena twenty-five or thirty carloads of oranges the cleft. crossways throw down smaller poles and

shower of rain caught the delegatesin in a day. A railroad officer I IN TUE VINEYAIUT-It should be understood brushwood and burn it. Tho large poles
by every grower in Florida that will hold up the fire and enable it to consume -
the building an extortionate: hack. stationed there for many years states "grapes cannot be produced with any tho entire heap. Burn enough to

man charged a party fifteen dollars fora that there has been, in the last: six certainty or success for any number of cover the surface with a half-Inch or
"C3l'8ln succession without severe pmn- more of ashes; the heat will kill the
ride in his vehicle and the money years, a very marked improvement in )ing." In {planting prune off all but one and weed seeds, and the ashes will ,

was paid him the manner in which are cane, leaving three eyes on that and fill supply the potash, which is so much
oranges up to the first bud. Proper pruning is needed in growing tobacco.
We quote further: "On the ar- packed. A few years ago a large the key to success. Cut oft horizontal Clean tho ground thoroughly of all

rival of the Bishop, business was percentage of the boxes were not vines to within two to four buds from roots and sticks, which, if left, would be
the vino switched about and give the the
i where branches. Cut oil the plants
resumed and the church extension hooped and many were smashed in shins."
main cane where th last upper cane "sere Work the soil thoroughlywith .
fund was found short $95.82, for the transfer, feeding a swarm of preda branches. plow or spade, pulverize fine, and
I ) be done time slope the surface so that rains will not
at after
nay any
which deficit $107 was quickly col i tory boys and pigs; but nowadays very the ripening of the wood in the fall downto stand on the surface. Mix the seed with

lected. few boxes pass Callahan unhooped. the time when the vines begin to bleed. meal or ashes, in order to insure uniformity *
Both ; 4- The only objection to early pruning is In the scattering, and then sow
Dr. Morton
Bishop The F. C. & P. R. R. Companyhave that it will cause the vines to start two it on at the rate of a teaspoonful (of
greatly pleased the conference and or three weeks earlier in the spring, and[ clean seed) to a square rod of land. This
said .. .- issued an elegant little pamphlet., the new shoots are liable to be ninned bv will furnish plants enough to pet an acre.
the -
It was only one in the list 01 illustrated with cuts and showing 'the frost Late pruning is preferable VEGETABLES,-For Western shipmentthe
forty odd that showed a clean balance localities which) are subject to Into frosts. best vegetables to grow are said to be
sheet this line and the among other interesting points, ;The theory is that the sap would have string beans, tomatoes, early cabbage
along was van
the track of the projected short-cut but little effect on any one bud if acting cucumbers and blood beets. Egg plant
guard of the Methodist army. upon all the buds at once, as would be and green peas do best In Atlantic (mot
The church extension showed from Jacksonville to Savannah, also the case before pruning took place; while markets, as egg plant Is not much usedin
report the new line to be built down the if concentrated on two or three by ,pruning the West before a full Orleans beginsto :
that Florida churches wished to it would push them forward more be received from New and
borrow $8,000 and" asked for Jijuwannee river. Letters from several rapidly. Then again a wound made on Earthier difficult to ship to the West,
say ,
say prominent farmers and fruit-growers a vine bv pruning makes the remaining'. than Cincinnati, on account of
$7,000 donations.The buds a little more tender to the cold than their liability to heat.
book arc printed, giving conservative statements hey would have been otherwise. As to CAnn.\or.s.-For the Chicago market
concern at Nashville show of experience in this State. the bleeding, Dr.Guyot, a French writer 'the Early Winningstadt is said to be tho

ed a profit for the year of $54,000, of Nothing could be whoso opinion was of great weight, did best because it ia solid and give" a large
which more reassuring as I not believe that it injured the vine to any number of heads to the crate (often a desirable .."
$18,000 had been donated to to the future of Florida than the energy extent and that, in any event, it was point with the green grocer); but
the church, but the Southern Church with which these much less injurious to the vino than it for Eastern shipment they Brucswir.k; ,
Review in long-headed men would be by early pruning to induce it Fottler'i Improved Brunswick and Sure
was a languishing state, its who manage railroads continue to to send out shoots prematurely only to Crop are preferred by tho Alachua county

receipts last year were only $.800.. extend their mileage within its borders. be cut off by the frost. truckers. Planta for the main crop
The Inisii POTATOES.In his Garden Manual should have been all set In the field before .
Leesburg Advocate the church .
Frotscher says 'fln the South, Irish this time,but for later me seed may
organ for the State, was: reported in a Last week the farmers around DC- potatoes may be planted! in December or still be sown. The cabbage .is among
growing and condition Funiak received 18,000 fruit trees in earlier, In such a manner that they will vegetables what tho orange is among
prosperous one lot. That's business all over.- not rot, and will sprout and grow some fruits, a "huge feeder." The soil should
and the coming year it was expectedto Floridian. in warm spells in the winter, but will be very rich,not only in the heel bed bat

the editor and Dr. _..--_..-.._. not show their tops much until they are also In the field. Plants should not be
pay publisher, ; If flat irons pretty well out of the reach of late frosts*: thick in the bed; they become weak aad
rough or
are rusty,
Anderson, something for his devoted your 'Second crop Irish potatoes that spindling; receive A stunt from
and untiring services also small place a little fine salt upon a flat sur- ripen in October are best for seed. Plowa which they will never recover. Neitlter r
; a : face, and rub them over it. furrow in light;; warm soil that drains should there be any delay In plaa&ae
dividend to the conference.The iHereford's well, plant either whole potatoes or two when once they have been taken oat ot

Sunday school report showed Acid Phosphate good eyes a foot or fourteen inches apart. ground. It is better every way, for a
For Mght J Sweatsof in three rows, cover with plenty of well garden patch, to tow the seed whew tfee -
923 schools, 1,710 teachers and 12,247 consumption( elves b.nfit. rotted manure six inches deep. If they plants are to grow, a few seeds i tier

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hill The seed-bed should be watered ovary cloth instead of glass. The following will not pay to ship fruit that is badly NEW YORK, January 18, 1802. ''c

day better several times a day Intact from the American Garden is pertinent i frozen. Fruit that is uninjured we think We sold today 1,000 boxes Florida

kept constantly wet from tho time to the subject: "To prepare cloth take 1 best to hold, but if you are compelled to oranges. The offering showed rather

of sowing to transplanting. Thus treated old pale linseed oil, 8 pints; sugar of ship wo advise only moderate shipments. ordinary quality. Market very much
they will be less liable to be attacked by cad, 1 ounce; white rosin, 4 ounces. From reports we have received thus weaker today owing to dull trade with ."
the cabbage fly and other insects, Grind the acetate with a little of the oil; far from many points in tho State we are jobbers. Weather extremely cold.

BEAKS.-It is only in extreme South then add tho rest and the rosin. Use an inclined to believe that the most serious Good quality Brights 06s, 112s, 126

Florida that it is worth while to plant iron kettlA over gentle fire. Apply witha injury is confined to certain exposed lo sold at 1,05; loto, 1.00} ; 176s, 2.00; 216 '
iitring beans in January. The Golden brush, hot Calico or muslin are the calities. to 250-1.1.75. .-"

Wax the Improved Early Valentine and cloths commonly used.JVEarljete. We are still confronted with zero weather Goodqualitygolden russets, Wig, 112s .

the Kidney Wax are recommended above at points North and West,hence prices and 126s,1.451GOg,1.451703,1.80; ; 200s,
nil others. continue low,and<< fruit is moving slowly. 1.80; 210s to 250s 1.75.

BEETS: Are tolerably hardy, but it is ] ; Just what the prospects for early im Good quality russets, OGs, 112, 126s! ,

hardly worth while to plant them yet in provementsarowocannot at present pre- 1.5,1; 150s 1.50-17fe; 1.CO; 200s, 1.55;
North Florida. The Early Blood and the dict. All advices indicate a free move- 2168 to 250a, 2.CO.
Early Egyptian are considered tho best ment of fruit at bette prrices as soon as E. L. GOODSELL.

for shipment, and by being planted now FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. the weather moderates. -

in the southern part of tile State they (Corrected to date by:Marx Eros ] Recent sales are reported as follows: Oranges at Auction in Jacksonville
might be made a profitable crop. We 1st. Car 1500): () averaged $1.55.
These quotations. Extra choice
are acquainted with a citizen of Ocala oU fetch are prices avenge above top quotations,while poor 2d. 1,870 boxes sold at $1.20 to $2.70; JACKSONVILLE, FLM Jan. 10..

who. by extended inquiry one year, Iota sell 10w r. average $1.75. Good condition. Zero Monday January tAt today's auction
found out that few people were going to Oranges" : .' ... 1.50 weather; ten abovo at 2 o'clock. sale by tote Jacksonville Fruit Auction

plant beets;whereupon) planted largelyof 176200- ....... .. ijs 3.00 3d.. Good sale; mostly russets in good company fancy brights brought 1.55:;:) to
them and cleared over $2.700 on that Mandarins,good color,box 2.00 to 3.00: condition; 1,580 boxes sold at $1.75 to 1.70; brfchts, 1,25 to IJ'J5i russets, 1.00
one vegetable. The young plants are an ". Tangerines, good color.... jx,o to 3.SO $2.75; average: $2.03. :Mandarins, $1.00;
russets............... 1.50101.75 to 1.40;Market good considering extreme
excellent salad, tops and all. Make avery 1.50101.75 Tangerines, $2.65 per box. cold weather throughout tho country.JACKSONVILLE .
mellow rich place for them. Pour Apples, bbL.x.............. 3.15104.00. 4th. Car 15033 averaged $2.01. No
hot water on tho seed and let it standtwentyfour Lemons,P1a., not wanted.... abatement in the weather, and market
14 Meaatna..i..... ......._ 3.50 T. K. TOWNES. J. C. 3UCOMBER.
hours before planting. Pineapples,crate.................. 4.00 to 5.00 unchanged. Prospect for higher pricesas
PICAS may be planted at once, and Bananas,bunch................. 1.50101.75 soon as tho weather moderates.
every two weeks for a succession. Tne Potatoes, barrel...... ............ 3.00 -5th. Sold today,$1.10 to $:).25; average, NEW YonK, January 17.-Indian river

\\ earlier dwarf peas make an acceptable Early Hebrona Rose. ., for.seed............ 375 3.50 $1.78. Weather continues cold. Fruit... oranges are selling at from 2.50 to 3.00per
mess or two but to anybody who means Chill .... 3.50 sound, but mostly russets. box; brights (fancy desirable couts)
business and really wants peas to enjoy ,sweet bushel...... .50 .... ; brights (straight lines), 255 to 2.50;

they are tolerably trifling. The Champion talons Florida[ cabbage crate...wanted.......................... Ito 1.25.9 MAIIKET NOTES.JAcxsovILLE. brights (coarse sizes), 1.75 to 2.00; russets
of England is good enough for most Onions, bbla._.?____.____....... 4.00 Jan. 10. (fancy, desirable counts). 2.12 to 2.25;
people. IfplanWprop rly they will Turn i pa,barrel.................. 3.00 russets (straight lines), li5to2.00; grapefruit
....... On tho streets of this city one can hear
stand the winter cold and resist pretty Beets 2.50 1.00 to 2.25;Tangerines 2.00 to 0.50:
CarroU.I. that the ignorance and
hard frosts, except when in blossom. The Parsnips, ...... 3.00 3.00 any: report of? devise. The situation cre- Mandarins, 2.00 to 2,50; string beans arc
great failure most people make in planting Radishes, dozen....... to 25Celery. dulity man can arriving badly frosted-1.50 to 3.00 per
in Florida is in not putting them ... .050 to .60 is calmly, and wo believe truthfully,. crate.
peas Egg r1antaeach..... .0510.06 stated in tho bulletin the Florida Fruit
down deep enough. They should bo Beans,Crate.... *. 1.75103.00 Tho fact of the stability of
planted at least six inches deep,and eightor Green peas, bushel ........ 2.50 Exchange.
nine would IMS better, covering them Cauliflower, barrel................... 5.00 values attested b When quotations of tho BUFFALO N. Y., January 16.-Brights
Tomatoes, wanted......... dealers. asked! if there russets 2.25 to 2.75 sizes
three inches at first, and so on by relays Squashes, crate.........._.. 1.50 should not be an advance quoted on the (golden ) : ,
ng they begin to show above tho surface. ,black: ,,s-lb. basket............ 2.25. Tho demand good. Ship by G. S.&
If planting for a field crop plow a deep Grapes Malaga,bb'_..,............ goso strength! of tho recent freeze, they have F. railway care Florida. and Western
replied in the negative-"Not yet any
Fruit Line.
furrow to make a wide,flat bottom. Tins POULTRY AND EGGS. "

will spread the peas out and give breadth tlens........ *.........................$ .40to .4S how Tho; it Earl is too Fruit soon.Company, of a _LoS Angeles I
to the row, causing them to becomo in* Roosters.....................sea...... .25 to .30 PHILADELPHIA PA.January 17.-The
turtwined and hold each other in the Broilers................................ .:aoto .30 wired the Florida Fruit Exchange
up Turkeys............................... .75to 1.25 for exact information as to the extent of orange market is about tho sa e e. Prices
wind. Do not forget to plant them very Ducks.................... ........... .30 to .35 I. the damage from tho freeze of tho 16th. range from 1.80 to 5.80. There is nothing
deep as a preventive! of the "firing1 and Geese......................*........... .50 the which doing on account of tho cold.E. .
turning yellow of the bottom,which overtakes KggS................................... .22 tO .25 Wo telegraphed.were shown to them today.reply It will was not L. GOODSELL.
in this climate.
so generally -
peas far toward advancing tho price of -
ONIONS.; -It is useless to spend time 1UY, GRAIN. ETC. go
with the Northern set-onions in Florida. date hours California pran CHICAGO, January 10.-Brights, 2.50
(Corrected to by W. A. ) feeling
the the market in
They will mako such vigorous roots that White corn small lots.......................f 1.25 In short, on whose to 2.75. Tho market still holds up well.
one can hardly pull them out of the Mixed corn, .. ............... ....... 1.20 all well-informed quarters opinionis We look for fine prices when this weather
be \Vbiteoatl. ................ ..... .. 1.85 entitled to respect, is steady. And the breaks. We are confident prices will
Lull will
ground yet the insignificant :Mixed oats, ............... ........ 1.75iray growers are showing nerve far different
in size Bermuda seed ought to No. I, Timothy, small lots... ......... 19.00 of former son advance.
have been sown two months ago for a What bran small lots......... ...... ....... s.5oi from the display years.
but in rich land it Wheat Middlings ton...... .............. 20.00 The Jacksonville Fruit Auction Company -
field crop, very warm Ground feed,fresh, (com and oats),per sack report buyers BO alarmed by tho AUCTION SA f.&C4. .
might pay to sow a few rows vet, if not of too pounds....It............ .... ........ 1.45 that they have entirely I
already done, for a home supmy. Cover Peed meal, per sack of 100 pounds, 3 ton repeated "snapsr Sgobel & Day New York, Jan 6: -
not over a half-inch deep ana pat down lots, per ton .... .. ... ............ ......... 21.00 stopped buying on the trees. It is impossIble Tangerines' halves........ .1.05 to 1.80:
sack of 100 pounds, less to estimate tho amount; of damage
Feed meal per
firm with the back of the hoe, if a garden quantity rton..1t...... .......... ...... 22.00 until weather on. Mandarins, halves.9.5
drill is not used. The soil should bo very Rice flour per ton................... ....... 1600 warm fruit comes Navels.. .. ... . .. ... ..2.50
mellow and very rich. Pure wheat per: sack of 100 rounds......... 1.35 About 50 percent of tho receivedby Fancy. .. .. . . c. .1.00 to 2.2...
Texas rustproof seed oats,per bush.. ..... 50 thorn shows more or less signs of Bright. .. .... .. ... ...1.50to3.00 .
is little needed in ... ... .
UOT-DED.-Tbls bush .
sA. for the starting of a Tennessee ftorida-grown seed seed rye,rye.per per bush.............. 1.75 1.25 frost. But this is no criterion as to the Russet. .. .. .. ... . 1.45 to 2.20 -
! this climate except Tennessee barley, per bush............... 1.50 condition of fruit going North. Pomelos... .. .. .. . .. .00 to 1.75
L few very tender plants, such as egg- Black-eye peas per bush... ........ ...... .. 1.50 Mr. E. L. Goodsell, on the other hAnd,
plants, cucumbers and tomatoes. Now is Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per ton, advises free shipment of good fruit, as Blake &: Ripley Boston, Jan. 10: _
a good time to make it, and it should be impound sacks.................... .. ..... t1.5oPrepared >> there will undoubtedly be a scarcity anda Tangerines, halves..... .. .1.37 to 1.75
steam cooked horse feed, per ton, )Mandarins .......... .75 to 1.12 '
put in operation before January: goes ........ ..... sharp advance as soon as the cold re
out. Blake a wooden frame five or six Peart 150-poundsack grits, barrel, ybarrel lots,3.05 27.50 laxes. California fruit will also come Navels. .. .. . .. .. ..2.50 to 2,62

feet wide and ten feet six inches long less... .....per. .. .............................. 3.10 forward in quantities. :Maltese\ Oval .. .. . 2.00
and at least six inches higher on tho backside Pearl meal per barrel I,s-barrel loUj.os.lesa, 3.10 During tho past week tho Clyde Lino Homosassa.......... .. ,. . 2.00

than on the front. This will take Flour.patent"Diploma. ......,." forwanled about 25,000 boxes( oranges; Tangerines, bloods. . . 2.25 to 2.87
three cashes, Si feet. Make an excavation P1 hur "Star of the South," extra fancy the Merchants Steamship Line about Fancy.... ... .. . . .2.87
eighteen inches deep and bank up famliy...... .......... ..,.. .......390104.00 10,000 boxes Bright... ... .. S .. . .. . 2.10 to 2.55)

around the outside. Put in good: horse extra( barrel*, either brand, 250 per barrel The market for grain, hay, feed, etc., Russet . oo. ,' .........1.62 to 2.50 .
) Pomelos. .. . . .. ....... .87 to 2 37- "
manure which is not over a month old 1; Cotton seed meal,bright, car load, per ton, 26.50 is firm and advancing. Tho government .
a layer eighteen inches deep) and then Cotton seed meal, bra bt, 100 sacks sacks,,per ton ton,, 26.75 ropoort shows that the corn crop i is short; CHICAGO, January
meal bright, 50 per 27.00
tramp it down to six or eight. Put in Cotton seed meal, bright, leas quantity,per it has been exceeded seven times in thopast Much warmer weather prevailing, tho
another, same thickness, on top of tho ton. .. ..... ............ -..." 27.50 ten years. but is slightly larger than winds now blowing from the South. The

first and tramp down as before. Cover Dark ton.or....Sea...It.Island........cotton. .......aced......meal..... ..per... 1:2..50: the crops of '83/87 and 00. The estimated market is more active In consequence'
with six inches of rich earth, and after Pure ground bone fine per ton ..... .... 30. yield of oats is good; owing to and the prospect are that oranges free
five or six days stir the ground to kill the Bone and potash,per ton.... ........ ..... 3Jo bad weather they were damaged and from frost will meet a marked advance
weeds which may have sprouted, then GennankalnitpertOn.............. .... .... 6oo good oats are scarce. Advices from the in prices. E. L. GOODSELL. .

sow the seeds. best hay sections show that hay will i* "
.. of six inches of manure spread
right on the surface of the ground, and JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Jan. 17. Butter and cheese firm and advancing. Or you are all worn tor sow.
the hot-bed built on top of it, or a simple 30 I 11 ren ltoybi1itr Try '
cents biuir
N. Y. fresh :
XXXX 35 cents
without heating manureat 1 Recent events place the orange mar- ; !.
cold frame any I question in a more complicated choice full cram cheese, 13 cents. It will euro cleanse TOOT liver, and give.
sufficient in this climate keting you '
;,all is often in good demand prices advanc good appetite.
the 13th.
location is chosen x)>sition. The cold waves
provided a warm, sunny kinds and .
\ ing. Poultry of all scarce .
to the surface 15th: and ICth caused more or less J
and good slope given .
a fair demand
to fruit on the trees. Consid- selling at good figures. Quail, .wr )UEIBIRt. a*.*** Tt,
some .... .
Florida cabbageare i iJ.rwy Iba. Peal tat.t
fruit bias been seriously Injured; at quotations. au. sal,
DSUBSTITCTES FOR GLASS.-If the grower erable "'ftYfn. OunMJ
demand '
worth 2.50 very u..a.a auk
frames only slightly hurt, but in many sections per ; ...... ?
of cold or some ,
wants a large number market bare r"" 1'n1&ry. .u.t#'
the the fruit escaped entirely, good. Beans and pals? ft** .U.... Dee..... sra i
reduce ex- ,
and wishes to
hotbeds, this It would bring good prices, LW.NifITE. r.atip..sat..rC.Y<< *..*,
p cnsa ha can cow his sashes with oiled The situation today simply :


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the Phillips at that place and rival to such condition as will permitthe
Our Jfeitfs property
Y oun Fo s. {State ]
intends converting it into a veritable dealer to dispose of, and the people

of Eden to consume them before they
''''''''''''''''' '' garden at an early date.
A Lesson After School. Recently Professor Moodie sold one His plan of irrigation is novel, yet decay. Here I will mention the

Alice, aged ten, came home from of his farms to a Philadelphian and practicable and will be something like Elbetta, as a good variety especially

school with an exceedingly damp aspect when we were there the other day he this: A large dredge boat will be con- adapted to this I locality, and which

and dissolved into tears on entering the had purchased a Bemis planter and structed on the lake, with a mammoth has keeping qualities equal to any I 11

room.What is the matter, my dear was making ready to put? in twenty irrigating plant on it connected with have seen."-Walton County Breeze.

"I was pro-pro-o-moted, and the teach acres in tobacco.-Flondian. pipes at different points on the shore, Campbell, alias Conner, alias Cald

er's awful cross. Sho ex-ex-poets mo to The all this that will be supplied simultaneously.This well is a slink duck. He advertises
trees over part
know'em!" things when I do-on't-t know of our county mango are in full bloom, and will irrigate the adjacent territoryto himself as the "Plant City Fruit Corn

"Promoted! Why, how nlcel You we hope that nothing will occur to the lake at a nominal cost. Col. pany of Plant City, Fla." and the

didn't expect to be!" prevent an early crop, for this is the Briggs is highly elated over his invest "Magnolia Orange Company, of Ar-
"It isn't nice at all, mamma! Andshe's delicious fruit in the ments in Polk and is negotiating other cadia, Fl3.," and offered to sell
beginning to tell us about adjectives grown trop )\urchases.-Polk County News. oranges much cheaper than the regular
and verbs and things! And it's horrid! ics. In case.of a good season we will
It's too hard! I don't like such hard have two crops of mangoes this year. We see by the Times-Union that market price. One of his circularsfell

J lessons. If I was only as big as you I'd -Fort Myers Press. Louis Pio has been engaged by Mr. into the hands of Capt. E. L.
never have to learn any. Oh, dear! Oh, write Higdon, a well known commission
to series of articles in
dear! I don't see why wo have to learn Prof. DePass has had the good luckto a merchant of this city. Capt. Higdon
the Scandinavian
and German languages
such hard things. secure the efficient services of opened correspondence with the companies -
"But the lessons I learn for in America
are a great Carlos A. Someillas, a Cuban tobacco newspapers named above and
deal harder, dear. If you had to learn and Europe; also text books in these bargainedfor
who with his brother is
expert, loads of be
my lessons what would you dor and in the ten car oranges to
languages English
"Vou don't learn any lessons said sweating tobacco at a lively rate. It with shipped to Birmingham at dates agreed
the of
Alice, laughing through her tears. Paul was our pleasure to'meet both of inducing to The wrote Captain '
upon. parties
looked up from his book and Nellie from them and gather much information settle on the east coast. Mr. Pio hasa
Higdon that in view of the fact that
her crocheting and joined in the laugh."I list of 75,000 names of residents of
also that exhibit
samples we can at .
had made this
they no shipments season
don't'ell,10u are mistaken, all
the countries referred to, to whom
of you. I am older, and so my lessonsare the institutes.Floridian. pamphlets will be sent. This is the they were in need of money, and
harder than yours of course. Theyare Mr. B. F. Clock and his most esti. asked him to send $500 in advance,
outcome Mr. Flagler's railroad extension
not about adjectives or verbs, it is
that that
true but I do not like them any bettor mable wife, Winter Haven, were in down the east coast. Whenwe explaining amount was

on tfiat account, and I very often makeas the city Wednesday. Mr. Clock in said, some months ago, that the needed to buy crates, etc., before
much fuss about the learning as you forms the News that tomatoes in his building of the new railroad would shipping, and that as soon as the

ttNellie's section are looking fine, and that he give Brevard an era of money was sent shipments would be.
; county
round and the
eyes grew corners gin regularly. Captain Higdon came
has been shipping for several weeks.
of Paul's! quizzical mouth twitched eclipsing anything known be-
as ho watched her wondering stare. Of course, his trade is the cream of the fore, we felt thit< we knew what we very near sending the money, but

"Sometimes I think,"slowly said( mamma large cities, and it pays him handsomely were talking about. Just how it was thought he would go to Florida and

looking through the window up into to cater to it. He says there are to come about we could not but see the parties and make sure of what
the while three Pairs of say, he He Arcadia
sky loungc1C8 about or acres in cultivation was doing. went ,
noted her far 2,000 2,500 we felt certain that Mr. :Flagler, with
I think, children away, that glance I ought, never to at Florence :and Winter Haven, i his shrewd business ability and abund.ant Fla., also to Plant City but was unableto
find either the "Plant Fruit
find fault with you, for I cry and rebel which means $60,000 to $90,000 for wealth, would take steps to settle City
over my lessons far worse than any of those two little a threemonths' up the country, so that his railroad Company" or the "Magnolia Orange
YOU. I feel this way. I can't understand crop.-Polk County News. would have a paying business. We Company." He learned that the
it, you know. I can't see why I must mail of these concerns was being for.
learn such hard things!" It begins to look'like Orange county understand from other sources, out- warded to Russellville Ky. and
"' that's the I feel" side the Times-Union that Mr. ,
"Why, exactly Flag-
way will have an exhibit at the World's 0. and that letters inclosing .
Pipley, many
exclaimed Nell. her has already taken with the
Fair. The commissioners steps,
county orders had for
But my Teacher is very firm. When money come
assistance of Mr. T. E.
have set aside a fund of $700 for that Ingraham, to
lie says 'must I have to obey. I may them. It was a fraud.-Birmingham
struggle and get angry, or cry. I may purpose, provided the $800 in the organize a complete land department.
nay, *won't,' or 'I can't,' or'It in too hands of the Old World's fair com Indian River Advocate.Mr. .
hard but in the end I hare to learn my mittee be used for that
purpose. C. C. Rulfs, a fruit merchant of
lesson the And I '
just same. as soon as
hare finished one lesson,my Teacher sets While we had reason to think that the St. Louis, addressed a meeting of the TuU'sPiIIs

mo another, and it is always a little commissioners were very slow in this fruit growers at DeFuniak Springs. i

morodifllcult than the last. matter, we were always quite certain Among other things he said : "This
"AhP! said Paul with a deejHlrawn that they would do the handsome' climate is especially adapted to the

breath."And then I make the same struggle thing after awhile.-Orlando Re. growth of the peach, but my adviceis Regulate 'The ,Bowet

and fight as before, but it is just as use- ; porter. to avotd all the early varieties, suchas Coetlvuse..dersnges- mike wksiie tig'.
leas, you know, dears;I have to learn it, James Wise, the progressive East the Alexander, the Amsden, and tam and t,.g...dt*.M.e.,Mete.MI
just the same. And the only thing I am that class of for of that
of children is the Bay farmer, received by the Nettie. a goods, none Sick Headaoli
sure one thing you ,
can know toc.layl, will-"Mam- consignment of about one hundred family will get to market in good condition Dy fpla,fevers, Xidn t1 MtiMlilieut ...

ma's eyes 10 window, and turned German carp,with which he will stocka and give satisfaction ; and Colic, Xalirift, ..W.S .
from one to the.other of the silent group. natural pond on his premises. The only serve to demoralize prices. Plant' rillu. predaearegaisst t
"We are all, dears, you and I, too surely has at the time about those varieties that have such keep. body acrd good dlgwwttor. w
pond present wJa1e-II.oo sae eaa.....7 ce8C
going to find out the reason for it by and
twelve feet of water and the proprietor ing qualities as will insure their ar Meld EYerjsherLAccompanying
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Mamma's\ eves turned to the sky again. : apprehends no difficulty. in keeping n -- ... --- ; ;;;;..;
Paul, with a fitttlo sigh,opened his alge up a supply. The habits of the u a portrait of the late Prof; fat

bra. Nellie moved her crochet hook German carp are such that they makea ward E. Phelps M. D., LL. D.of DarUnouk

i slowly little Alice, a new hastily thought wined in her oft face.her Even half remarkably rapid growth even in a College.! lie was &strong,able man,who stood

. dried tears and picked up the despised limited supply of water. This enterprise 4.{ high in the literary and scientificworlds. It U not
grammar without a word is worthy of emulation by others, generally known, but it nevertheless,the truth
i .4. and the hundreds of inland lakes and that Prof. Phelps was the discoverer of what it

Sin brought clothes into the world, ponds scattered about the country known to the Medical profession and Chemists

and were it not for sin nobody would ought to be stocked with these really universally as Paine's Celery Compound unquestionably

go to church; for had it not been for fine fish. MrVise's experiment will '. one of the roost valuable discoveries

sin there would be no clothes to show be watched with Interest and its suc- of this century. This remarkable compound is
not a nervine, an essence,a
there. Boston sarsaparilla, or any
Transcript. cess will be reported in the Buoy from
devised article, beta at'twoy, and it marks a
?\Iaud-"Going to start to collegenext time to time.-St. Andrew's Buoy. -4 .4 distinct step in medical practice and the treat

week? That will be delightful. Col. E. B. Briggs, the wellknownand ment of nervous complications the greatest

What do you expect to take for the indefatigable capitalist of Russell- of all modem diseases-ramk. It has been
first year?" Daisy-"Seven trunks ? freely admiued by the best medical talent in theW'
vine, Ky.t who owns considerable ,
and one study."-Chicago Tribune.It property in different sections of the land,and also by the leading chemists and sden
too that for troubles exhaust.
nervous nervous
has never yet been decided by Sate, has been at Winter Haven, the The Late PHELP5.ioMnomn.a, debility, IenUity, and even the

competent authorities whether snoring: tropical paradise of Polk looking dreaded and terrible Paresis, nothing has ever been discovered which reaches the disorder
is vocal or instrumental music. Call- after his extensive interests in that and restores health equal to this discovery of Prof Phelps. *
ing it "sheet music" doesn't settle the famous section for the past two weeks. r ... I .

matter at all-Concord Monitor. The colonel has recently purchased DON'TSE FOOLED, .* tl4lat CM *.lX4B&Of&dJor/DeoUrt *FAMILY AND FANCY p.."W.,

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"O\l1f\ RuiaI ] ore Aged mothers will tell you that at Qood jiealth and giving the patient strength j;, by ,

.' .... no..time did they enjoy life so well as building up the constitution and assisting
-.v' __ ...,,,.
The Groat Procession of tho Dying.For when their children were about their --"t. nature in doing its work. The
Our Rural Home. knees. We who are enjoying that Under this department every paid-up proprietors have so much faith in its
is entitled
to rcceh.troo.of
Eighteen hundred and ninety-two period with all the labor it entails
" charge, a prescription given by a curative powers that they offer One '
has passed into the beyond and it will are inclined to be skeptical. thoroughly competent phvsician who i ill I Hundred Dollars for any case that it .;

go down into history as a year filled May they not be right ? Best theyare a graduate of Jefferson Medical College fails to cure. Send for l l&t! of testimo
with great events. When has there in many respects; best for influ and Berlin Uniren;ity. nials. ? ...

been a year that there have been ence; best for opportunities; best for Dan'gorous Doll Babies.- Address, R

so many great and illustrious personages planting of good seed for the reaping F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O. 4. 4
It is
that have passed away-that will by and by. Ah! we mothers have not a fact that where a .-Sold by Druggists, 7 se. .:
only live hereafter in the minds of far to look for our mission. The workis child has a dozen dolls the favorite is *

people and in their works? I'erhaps here, then let us enter into it with almost some half worn-out, soiled and StUlneM in the neck or joints nubo

most regretted by the American people heartfelt earnestness, but with none of smutched rag doll which the inter- hwtantlJ" relieved by a few applicationsof
at large is our beloved quaker the feeling of I-can't.shoulder the resnonsibilitv. ested parents and friends consider S8h'.Uon OH. It is cheap. Safe and

poet, though his works will live for scarcely worth keeping ; but let any reliable. 05 cents.. ,
ages. But with so many illustrious For the first ten years of a child'slife ;' accident happen to this, or the dear"Topsy" r

men passing away, think how many mamma is everything to it, and in or "Dinah," which isa joyto If you feel weak
the little one, and there will be a and all out take
countless millions find a grave each those years must most of the so-called worn ,
year unhonored and unsung. They training be done. For this I do not wailing, unspeakable grief. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS
come today, to-morrow they die and feel myself capable of giving any rules. Dolls should never be made of can- J

are buried and the world knows not t My own shortcomings are manifold, ton flannel, lamp-wicks, or any substance JJ -

of it; only a friend now and then will but there is one thing I would like to that sheds cotton fluff.: Serious

shed a tear over a life ill spent, perhaps say; send the children to bed happy. throat troubles have been traced to

and the world moves on. This may seem a small thing in itself, such materials; and while there are

Some one is ever ready to step into but its results for good arc infinite.At plenty of dolls that arc free from such ,,NA.i .

the place vacated ; the world goes on this hour the noisy play is hushed objections, it is scarcely worth whileto 'r '

the same as before, the gay still laugh, and they are ready to talk over the do risk a child's health with such ,

and when it comes our turn to pass ings of the day reflectively; tender toys. Nothing is better as materialfor

out there will be no halt ; only a thoughts creep in unbidden, and the a doll than the best quality of 1'C

friend now and then will pause, but plastic mind retains easily any impres- white drilling. It sheds no scraps, S

not for long, for there is an unfulfilled siou. See to it, then, that no attend.. and, if tightly sewed, will hold the ;
mission for him to attend to. ant fills their heads with ghost storiesor stuffing of the doll for a long time. Fun I '

And the one behind is crowding fast, other like recitals. If possible attend I, _Fine I thread- .and fine_. needles. .. should.
and there is no time for vain regrets them yourself, and if there are DC used in sewing up me 1 uouies, anu For

over a friend, but in the corner of the little ones, lie down beside them and, very comfortable-appearing heads of
heart is a little place sacred to the with their clinging arms around your hair may be made by sewing a strip of 1-:7(1" .r T\vo.
colored silk
around the ( and
memory of that friend.If neck, tell them tender, loving stories head
any one thinks he will be missed until their eyes doze in sleep: you will then turning it back, fringingout All cbiUren enjoyatlrtnkofHires'

more than some of his fellows, let him feel well repaid, and can go about your the ends and then gathering in it Root Beer.
think of those who have attained to work with a lighter heart. a Psyche knot. Or, to avoid shreds .
60 docs every other meatier of the family.
the highest pinnacle of fame and then There are mothrs and mothers; loving turn the edges of the silk in, shirr a A 96 cent paek .
double drt k. .'. feeiteosiretlIrsdMler.fortbesakeOf
ruffle and draw this into
died. How soon they are forgotten. sympathetic,spiritual mothers,and lavr profit, uUs you nine other kind isas
Think of the great heroes of the war others who are mere physical mothers; tight space, sewing it firmly with 11 JM tbo..eantaoJ1'ti.It d"-' rye, No ImttAUoo Ii w soon\..

on both sides. Only in the hearts of and outside the ranks there are those strong thread. --, .---- --.-.- -
The clean cloth of which it is made.
a few, comparatively, do their memories who dare not come in because of the
is much wholesome than Mary\ had a Little Lamb
more preparations -
live, and in another decade their responsibility.A .
will childless of rubber or most of the other ($1aal. rat .1."' .) It's wool! was all the.go-
names only be known in history. wife! Speak the words
We make it i Jn8USINWW '
substances of which dolls
are composed up
Why? Because the world moves on sadly; they know not what they miss. i SUITS
and new men of brighter intellects are To be one with the Creator in the may be chewed without in- z far S 1 .OO you know.
jury. It need not in the least be .
coming forward that will far God-given of motherhood to
surpass power CistisuBsss.
artistic ; :a face made of a piece of These Suits antpefwtar
them. that we are objects of His special
: $ throughout AntHcsbecatse -
This is an age of progress as well as care, is it not sufficient? Let us then i thick, white cloth, linen or drilling, :: they represent the .
reason. A few short years ago could be glad of the responsibility.-House- and drawn even in the mot crude very Qeiitemict" smkb0rtn, (
the gigantic structures in Chicago have fashion with indelible ink, may be sad are esseotUt to every
keeper."M wasjied and boiled. There is then no bosfoess nun who cares one
been erected in
so short a time if
they .fits. and
Keeping Pork. chance that the ink can be absorbed for economy urtcaitsties. *
could have been done at all? But s..J us 6 cants In
now the colossal buildings spring up After the fall butchering I always and do harm.Diphtheria. .. M..p*,sUtlos klml of car
as by magic and the Centennial of select the side pork, that has much T-Tiiiin-M-rr rent or suit desire!,and we
will but fair incomparison lean in it, slice, salt and fry until Curo. I I I :I T |W "m forward yoga SAMPLESSeirme 4
1876 seem a country warmed through thoroughly,-then pack At the first indication of the dread .: ot Chte....,CaHllDcfct.etc., 4
to the preparation for the I in disease take equal parts each, two .s rement rules and ;
and down
nicely a stone jar, weight say
fair of the world for from
every of : :. tabUm Hl. YOU DO THIS
and hot lard it inch tablespoonfuls, turpentine, sulphur
over one on '
clime Bsltl
the of land ad do the rest.
come products and I w":: we
and in and tar have a bed of live coals in a .
cellar. this
loom.I S. M. A. top set Do and ; i : mere cheapest. market '
.....- next summer when no fresh meat peddler stove or some vessel and pour the ingredients -,I = HEELER the largest cuitoa
Responsibility of Mothers. I is at hand, and you have half a on. Have the patient in the:I .z pro deear.

To be the mother of rosy, rollicking dozen hay makers or harvest hands to room, with doors closed. It will cause 1': :ii Full Oftu .tilts. ,. .. 2S.69 Oi.TruiifS ..
i 34.89 Of.rmk
children, what happier fate could one get dinner for, you can get some nice the patient to cough and spit, and the I >: Siiti, SI1.98 .. 'I t
desire? And yet there are those who fresh meat, and thank me suggestingthe membrane will be removed. A few:I Cnrcaatf! ttt. >8t ":...f'.

"out-Herod" Herod in their determination idea. times will eventually cure. JOHN M. KEELER,
I 'A' .
to evade the responsibilityof Greens 5 N. Calvert St. Baltimore Hrf.ilf .
child-rearing. "How I $10O Howard 81001 the of f local'&..11..."
envy you Did any of the sisters ever try celery f lilt kneer exiortloiss.... .
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' said kind -"' --- -- -
your children a Christian tops for greens: ? Bail and seasonas The readers of paper will be
woman to me, "but, oh, I never could we do narrow dock greens. They pleased to learn that there is at least
,assume such responsibility." and and one dreaded disease that seience has
are very palatable healthy, I
Responsibility! Fiddlesticks! Whata come nowhen such relishes: are not been able to cure in all its stages, and A

flimsy covering for selfishness, inmost very plentifnl. Use good cider vinegar that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis

cases. There is plenty of re. and pepper as dreeing. the only positive cure known to the

sponsibility, but the thought is made -..ITo .. -- medical raternity. Catarrh being a PIANOs

too great a burden, too great bug- Gild Bott1es.Ie constitutional disease, requires a constitutional -- -
,bear. When a mother has done all the lady who wishes to gild bottles treatment. Hall's Catarrh The Recognized Standard of Modern

she can for her children, by example, will get gold paint for all decorative Cure is taken internally, acting directly Piano Manufacture.

precept and prayer, may she not leave purposes, she will find directions upon the blood and mucous

the result to an All-wise Father, who inside of bottle. Use :as directed and surfaces of the system, thereby destroying BALTIMORE:a*l&& B. llaHrmore, fit NFW m Fifth YORK_A ve, '

.Enowcth; and doeth all things well? there will be no trouble. the foundation. of the disease, "..\StllNOTOi, 817 rfB}.vlrant! Art.<


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r:. The Question of Pruning- do it a direct and rreparable injury." grafting or budding-and that, accord- is in proportion to the amount of leafsurface
Editor Farmer and fruit Grower: After the reading of the paper a very ing to his doctrine, would injure the sacrificed and the size of the
f The paper on pruning which I read spirited discussion followed. In all health or vigor of the trees. wounds inflicted."
I before the American Pomological: teat body of the foremost pomologistsof I Mr. Adams-In answer to that, I Prof. Thomas ?Ieehan, of Philadel
9 J Society, and which you republished the nation no one there disputedthe would say, as I said a moment ago, phia, perhaps the highest authority in
, in TilE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, correctness of this positionnoone it is my impression that this assemblyand America on scientific and practical
g. has had an effect: : on our friend Schnei appeared to doubt for a moment the gentleman himself, will not horticulture, came to me personallyand
der. It has evidently made Schnei. but the cutting was harmful, but there I I contend that a grafted tree has any said my position was undoubtedlycorrect.
der think that some very venerable was earnest inquiry as to how far we vitality or longer life than a seedlingtree.
horticultural usages are in danger. I should practice such surgery in the It is generally accepted that Hon. Wm. Saunders, Superintendent -
think so, too. He feels it his "duty" hope of getting a benefit greater than the fact of grafting a tree decreases of United States Public Groundsat
to be an "able knight" and "fight it the admitted damage.I its vitality and that it is a certain Washington, did the same, and further
1!. out with Mr. Adams." will give a few extracts from this : remove from nature, and we do not said he had grown an experi
He arms himself with a pruning discussion as what I then said is whatI graft to increase the tree's life but be mental pear orchard for the United
hook and thinks it will beat "any or would say now to that part of Mr. cause we accomplish objects of value States without any pruning, and it was
all the new-fanglcd engines of de Schneider's article which does refer to more than sufficient to counterbalancethe entirely satifactory in health, vigor
struction." pruning.Prof. little injury done by grafting.I and fruit.
There is something strange about a Goff said: I would like to wish to repeat that the principle I Mr. Schneider's final paragraph
pruning hook. When a man is around ask if Mr. Adams had an orchard that laid down is that cutting a tree hurtsit. shows such a palpable misunderstanding -
with a pruning hook he loses sight of was not productive and he knew But whenever we can get any of facts I must notice it. He says:
the object aimed at, and just slashes pruning would make it so whether he corresponding or overbalancing advantage "Wait until Mr. Adams has tried his
away "promiscuous." would advise pruning? I from it we should do it. medicine on himself," and least of
Schneider does so too. Schneider Mr. Adams: If I had an orchard In regard to what Mr. Cutter says all can he grow sweet oranges on
took up his weapon to defend the that was barren and pruning would about cutting among those lower Florida pine land without coming
practice of pruning. He leaves sightof make it productive I should certainly limbs after nature has got throughwith back to mossback methods."
that object in an instant, and gives prune it, but before that I should want ihcm. I have found the methodof Friend Schneider evidently takesme
us a history ot a valiant defense of evidence that it was going to accomplish letting nature take them off in her for a boy in short pants just spin-
grafting. the result.I own way, (and she will do it) the ning a bran new top. Why, bless
"VVuv, bless your soul, Brother have never known pruning to method best adapted to my make up. you, my dear child, I have been practicing
Schneider, who has said anything make an orchard productive unless it As to those one hundred loot trees in what I preach ever since Gen.
about grafting? was in very exceptional cases where the forest-did Mr. Cutter ever knowof Jackson was president. I was born
Grafting and pruning are, entirely orchards were very vigorous, and thenas a case of tree pruning in which the in the woods during his first term and
distinct operations and practicedfor I stated in the essay, anything that healing was as complete as when have lived among and loved trees
entirely different purposes. Pruning threatens the vitality of the tree and nature does her own pruning in her ever since. I never cut one needlesslyand
is training. Grafting is propaga checks its exuberance will frequentlycause own forests? I never cut off my mules tails in
tion. All horticulturists so recog it to produce fruit.I Mr. Williams, of Florida: "As Mr. fly-time. I have been growing orange
nize them.If think you will find in all cases Adams is now an orange grower I trees on Florida pine land seventeen
you had taken the trouble to inform where fruitfulness is produced by would like to ask him if he makes no years and my pruning knife is just as
yourself as to the proper mean- pruning it is occasioned by that one difference between a budded tree anda good now as then barring it is a good
ing and use of the words "pruning" pinciple that anything which threatensthe seedling tree so far as pruning is deal rusty. Now, friend Schneider,
and "grafting" you would never have vitality of a tree always arouses concerned, does he not prune the inside your place is not very far off, come
devoted two columns to the historyand that instinct of nature to attempt to of a seedling tree?" over and see how an orange tree looks
defence of grafting to convict me reproduce itself.Professor Mr. Adams: "I have some old seed. that was never pruned. Last year I
of heresy on the subject of pruning. Goff-Is nol an orchard ling orange trees that spread thirty feet picked twenty.five boxes of oranges
In "Downings Fruits and Fruit that is unproductive abnormal from and are thirty feet high and never hada from a pine land tree eighteen years
Trees of America" chapter 3 is that very 'fact? Does not the fact thatan "pruning knife in them. One of old from the seed. It was never
devoted to propagation and this includes orchard is unproductive show that the choicest locations in the tree fora pruned. Come and see it.
grafting. Chapter 4 is devoted I the trees were abnormal? colony of Lady bugs is in the DUDLEY W. ADAMS.
to pruning.In I. Mr. Adams-Not necessarily; frequently inside. As they grow older these Tangerine, Orange Co. PU.. Jan.6'93.
"Coles American Fruit Book" the most healthy and vigoroustrees inside branches drop off, as they do .
there is a chapter on propagationpage are unproductive till they reach in the forest, and heal up as naturally Supposed Orange Inseot. .
3 c (not numbered), and it includes maturity. A tree that does not arriveat as they do then. I am so constitutedI Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
grafting. Page 57 commences a fruitful condition until a later can wait easier than I can work." I mailed you on yesterday, in a box,
a chapter on pruning.In period is evidently a more healthytree. These extracts from the discussionof a jumping insect, I think, well grown
"Fullers Grape Culturist" chapter To illustrate, if you find an my paper show that the principlelaid and of the same kind as the one I sent
8 treats of grafting. Chapter 15 apple that ripens prematurely on :tree down was not assailed and the you two weeks ago. In examining the
is devoted to pruning.In (before its time) you may look for a only part considered. was how far it is tree that was first attacked by the curl
"Elliott's' American Fruit Grow- worm. There is something wrong I advisable to take the inevitable damageof leaf, on the body eight or ten feet
er's Guide" chapter 2 treats of prop. about any fruit tree that is prematurely cutting in hope of compensating above the ground in some places the
agaium (including grafting), while. fruitful. No tree ought to bear a crop benefits. Not even my friend Schneider bark has been killed and has peeledoff
pruning is considered in cha ter 3. until it has time to arrive at a suitable assails it. ; in other places it has only crackedand
In "Barry's Fruit Garden" chapter age and size, and any act, whether That the principle I laid down is is dead.I .
4 it nn propagation and chapter 5 pruning or anything else, that will in- recognized by our best horticultural found this bug in the fork of the
on pruning v duce a tree to bear before that time authorites will be shown by the following tree where it is so affected. One limb
In "Thomas* American Fruit Cul will give evidence that there is something extracts from their works: making out right there has shed all its
turist" chapter 4 is on propagation wrong about the tree. In Elliott's American Fruit Grower's leaves and is now dead; on a still larger
(grafting etc.) and chapter 8 on Professor Goff-Suppose the proper Guide he says, In fruit trees abandoned one the leaves are yellow and are beginning
pruning.This time has come and there is no fruit; to themselves the sap is equally to drop. I am inclined to
shows that none of the leading then what? distributed in the different parts with. think that this "hopper" stings or
horticultural authorities consider graft Mr. Adams-It is for you to judge out any other aid than nature, becausethe sucks the bark, thereby taking the
ing and pruning congenial enough to how much responsibility you are will- tree assumes the form most in har very life out of it.
be considered in the same chapter. ing to take upon this. If you are mony with the the natural tendency of I sprayed the tree two weeks ago
They should not be, for, as I said before anxious to have fruit soon, and will the sap." with shaped water from the washing of
they were distinct operations and sacrifice the vitality and future life of In Downing's Fruits and Fruit Treesof clothing. The curl leafs seems to be
performed for entirely different objects. your tree to procure it right now, thatis America he says of pruning : In spreading considetably. Please reportas
Thus has our "able knight" of the simply a matter of judgment. the case of a healthy tree, which we early as possible.W.
pruning hook slashed around for two There was one gentleman in that wish to retain in a state of the greatest M. BARTON.
columns and a half without touching convention who made the same mis- luxuriance, health and vigor, it may Wffllstoa, Fit.REPLY -
the subject under consideration.In take as my friend Scheider, and got be considered worse than useless."
my paper read before the American grafting and pruning confused.Mr. Prof. L. R. Taft, of Michigan, in a [ BY PROFESSOR RILEY.] ,
Pomological Society I said: Engle said, according to the paper on pruning read before the I have yours of the 4th instant, with
"Now I lay down this proposition, principles laid down by Mr. Adams, I American Pomological Society, said: enclosure from W. M. Barton, whichis
and I do this without fear of successful suppose he would be obliged to raise "So far as its immediate effects on the returned herewith. The insect which
refutation, that the first and inevi. all seedlings. Grafting is certainly a plants are concerned, we may, in a Mr. Barton sends is one of the lof l.
table reiult of cutting any tree is to violation of the law just laid down- general way, eonsufer that the injury winged locusts, and in known ct.atia.


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cally as Acanthacara similis. It is hard. animal bone (superphosphate of lime); Practical Points on Lemons. sent to him at Washington by Mr. D.
ly possible that this insect had any. the lime of the bones being changedby Two noted California lemon growers H. Burnham and the writer.?

thing to do with the damage to the the sulphuric acid to sulphate of Messrs. G. W. Garcelon and J. In Mr. Cutler's rejoinder he says : \ ,
orange tree of which Mr. Barton speaks. lime or land plaster. E. Cutter, have lately had a contro "But Mr. Garcelon finds the thorns f ,'

Some allied species lay their eggs in Sulphur is the great fixer of ammo- versy through the columns of the Riverside of value in another direction : they i (,

the pith of annual plants, but, so far nia. Sulphate of lime or land plaster, Reflex on this subject From protect the trees from horses. Why "
as I know, none of them ever select a kainit (of which the sulphate of potash Mr. Garcelon's first letter the follow. does he not include tramps, small .. .r 4-

hardwood tree like the orange. The and magnesia should be the principal ing is taken : boys, tourists, et id omne genus f Pos .
damage is, without much doubt, refer. ingredients) and the higher grades of Those of us who have lived in California sibly he has not sufficiently tested the 1

able to some other cause. sulphate of potash have for years been twenty years must recollect our latter part to feel warranted in giving ; ?
L. O. HOWARD, Acting Entomologist, recommended for use in the stable first efforts to please the users of lemons the entire discovery to the public.Mr. .
in Professor Riley's absence. and compost to fix the ammonia. But ; how we attempted to captivateby Garcelon treats of the matterof

my experience has been that the true size, as though quantity would excel seeds at some length.Briefly M

GROVE CULTURE. economy of culture and fertilizing is quality. Our fairs were yellow stated advances two propositions, .
to apply the complete fertilizers, com- with immense products of lemon to-wit : '-
Systom of a Successful Man. posed of sulphates, broadcast on the trees. Visitors wauld carry east our First, all lemons (varieties of) have
Editor Parmer and Fruit Grower; grove in late autumn or early winter. lemons and treasure seed. .

The cultivation of my grove, which CULTURE AND GROWTH.If them up as specimens of our wonderful Second, all lemons (fruit of) are

had been much neglected when I the which I mow twice or land, as long as they could, and seedless if picked at the proper time. .. >
came on it, has been a serious study. grass the after the in the meantime the foreigner was Of these statements, I call the first .
more during summer
Being on flatwoods land the lateral rainy sets in is abundantas willing for us to supply the trade with in question, while admitting that
season so
roots are chiefly within three to six to interfere with cultivation I pileit the marvelous at $i per box, while he it is true of the best known of our t
inches of the surface, and the sod around the trees and.t thoroughly cut preferred to supply, right under our commercial lemons. It will not be:a
formed during the summer was so pulverize and the noses, the same product in one-quarter distant future when this point shall be
stiff that up, disintegrate size doses at six times the
it price.
to turn with a plow was summer sod, the fertilizer being at the definitely settled.
murderous to the trees, tearing up same time intimately mingled with When we induced housekeepers to With the second proposition I take
most of the fibrous roots and some of the mellow soil. The fibrous use our lemons, if the pie was bitterit square issue. The facts are plainly

the laterals. It also put fertilizers roots, which upwards from orange the was only the high flavor which this against his statements that/uif a lemonis
under in streaks; while if sowed on laterals instead grow of downward like glorious climate gave our fruits but allowed to remain upon the tree till .

the surface and stirred in afterwardsthe roots, arc but little disturbed by grass the the cook v/ould have no more of our the seeds have more than a preliminary

fibrous roots had to grow up to action of the notched disks, and if lemons. Now that we have perse growth the lemon is not first-class;"

reach iL'Vhen they cut three inches deep the roots vered, behold our lemons quoted at and "even partial growth means that
the cutaway harrow was first will be found reaching half to nearly as high a figure as those of the character of the juices is deterio-

brought out by my friend, Mr. Clark, the surface, while the fertilizer way is Italy and Spain, and we find that the rating."
president of the Higganum Manufacturing thoroughly stirred them. users of lemons often prefer the home As a matter of fact any man who
Corporation, I immediately As the roots and other production. We must credit our success has access to a lemon grove can settle
saw that it Win a more practical hoeing table matter grass decay the sulphates vege fix to quality and appearance largely, this point right now, when the lemonsare
machine than for that is what sells the fruit and if their
what I had sometimes the nitrogen and convert it into am ; at best for clipping, to-wit:
thought might be made geared some. moniates, which are adjacent to and the keeping equals, we have reachedour when they are, as he correctly says
thing like lawn_ mower. It has demonstrated immediately available for the fibrous goal. they should be, not yet 'turned yellow -

in my experience and that roots that are waiting for and absorb- Now, I am anxious that California ; or, better still, when yet *
of many others that orange groves can ing nutrition for the spring growth. should make no mistake about lemons. quite green." Whoever will cut
be worked without plowing or hoeing Everyone who plants-citrus trees fruit, as I did today, will find from one
except about the trunks of the trees; MAGNESIA AND CARBON. especially, because of the years which to half a dozen nearly full grown seedin

and that alone by the thorough inter. Magnesia is the active principle of add materially to the expense before almost every Lisbon that is readyfor .
mingling of fertilizers in the soil Portland cement. Besides being you can rectify an error-should I picking according to the conditions

among the fibrous roots it more than plant food, its action on the soil is to wisely choose the best, judging from specified by Mr. Garcelon. I cut not
pays for itself every season. improve its consistency and retard the results obtained. Be sure and only fruit of the size for picking (with
always bud your lemon upon the seed of corresponding growth) but
is cheaper. to store_carbonic acid orange root. Gum disease, as the also half and quarter grown ones, in
in the soil in an immediately available writer knows, to his sorrow, is sure, which were plenty. of seed about the
is yet in its infancy. Ammonia is .... C
the element that stimulates form for tree building from the sum sooner or later, to destroy the lemon size of spur peas.jne seed Keeps even
root. with the fruit.BROWN'S .
growth to reach out for the potash, mer growth of grass than to haul on I growth; .
Now a word for thorns. When the
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muck. labor with
phosphoric acid, lime, magnesia and raw or to composts. trees are young, in cultivating about IRON"BITTERSCures
sulphur necessary to increase and THE FRUIT BEARING GROWTH.
them our horses soon find out what
develop its fiiber and fruit or seed. The spring growth is the fruit bearing trees have thorns, and are not halt so Dyspepsia, Indigestion&Debility.- '

But it is. an expensive article, and growth and the only growth worth liable to break them by too close '
especially in the forms of organic working for. If by feedingthe
i generous contact as though the trees were
nitrogen is liable to injure more thanit leaves of this growth are increaseda thornless. I have had in my orchard If

benefits such gross feeders as the quarter to a half inch in diameter, many branches from thornless trees -
citrus family. the fruit carrying capacity of the tree broken by horses rubbing You Think .
Experiments have proved that weary *any kind of a crop will do then
some is doubled. If and cultureare
fertilizing against them. any kind of seeds will do; but for .
plants draw part of their ammonia and neglected in the winter and put on I had supposed Mr. Cutter's expe the best< results you aaouki pUnt

carbon from the air, but it is of far in the spring, it will be a year or two rience as regards the susceptibility of FERRY'S SEEDS. '
more importance to so nurture and before the long twig growths on the I citrus trees to receive injury from cold

manipulate the soil as to retain the ends of the branches are available for would have been large enough to have I Always the bent, they are recogiUzea as.. ,
ammonia of decaying vegetation and fruit-bearing. I am convinced I get which the standard ererywhere.Ferry's
: discovered that the condition in Heed Annual Is the moat
fix whatever of nitric acid may be pre one-half better results than formerlyfrom the cold Important book of the kind pub-
time of
the trees were at the lUbed.. It I iw tnvaluabl to the ..
cipitated by thundershowers, rains and the same amount of fertilizer ap- largely determined the amount of planter. We-send It free "
dews.I plied.I that D. M. FERRY&CO. $
injury received; and I suspect
use only the bestCO'IMERCIAL believe these are the true principles the lauded Villa Franca withstandsthe Midi.

FERTILIZERS. of scientific culture; that by cold better than other lemon trees

They cost a little .more per unit of their use the land will grow richer and only when the growing condition of
analysis than those composed partlyof not poorer; and that for fruits it is the the trees are dormant like other citrus EPILEPSYCaathUdlaeacebecuredT OR1Tt
organic materials and chlorine culture of the future.E. trees. Our nomenclature being faulty

compounds, but freights are less and S. HUBBARD. even when ,steps are taken to rectify, Mat pbya dana fay
there is no loss fsom evaporation of Federal Point, Fla. it is fair to presume that the same No-faty,Yes; aU forms and the wont ewes. After .
SO study and experiment 1 hate found the
ammonia, either before or after appli P. S.-After the freeze of 1886, variety of fruit under different names remed1.-Ep jear pt11a cared brUt card, not enb-
cation. Their value is also greater with many others, I made the mis- quite often compete, and the so-called deed bj opiates-the old,treacherous, quack treat-
from the nature of the chemical take of feeding the trees rather scant- Lisbon lemon may be identical with ment. Do not despair.! Forget past confidence Impositions on
on ,
your pone put outrages your pantfaflaree
ingredients, which are sulphate of ily, being afraid it might injure them. some of those lemons so popular in Look forward,not backward. My remedy
ammonia, fifty per cent. sulphate of The correct system is to stimulate the great world's markets; or why does U of 1 -4a,. Valuable work on the subject, and.
bottle of the remedy-tent free for Mai.Hentlon
potash (which contains a large percentage them to make them recover their Prof. Van Deman pay the very highest I large Pott-Office and Express address.Prof. .
\ of sulphate of magnesia) and vigor as soon as possible. E. S. H. compliments to the Lisbon lemons I .W.E.mitE,7.D.,




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Jilliatt ce epwhneIl year some of the same names endors- wishes, have done so. I merely men they do not want to pay for the negro.
ing some other orange food. People tion this fact to show his & The Democrats want it repealed because
u i sign testimonials for fertilizers very in this respect. in the past they have had to pay

Tho Nuisance of Promiscuous I much as they do petitions to get rid .....____.... all that was paid in the State. The

IIi i',. Recommendations. !I of or to accommodate the agent, or, What if the farmers should go on a lit{ year they put into the treasury
' When one takes up a pamphlet issued perhaps, as above illustrated, as pay strike and refuse to work unless they about $40,000 for the privilege of vote
': by an enterprising fertilizer: com for a sack or barrel of the stuff. could sell wheat for two dollars per ing more than was paid by the Repub.

9 pany he finds so many testimonialsthat It is criminal for a person to sign a bushel and beef for eight cents per licans. The Democrats voted, the
he is led to believe that everybody
!,recommendation inducing others to pound would there be Republicans didn't. Those who
; any public
endorses that: special fertilizer, that purchase an article which the signerdid sympathy& for the poor fellows who did danced paid the fiddler. The law

"everybody" on the place leans that not intend to use himself, and in not have wheat and beef enough to ,(,ill undoubtedly be repealed. If it is
way. He is, however, set bacK a pegor fact his experience leads him to discontinue support themselves until the strike was not, the vote in the next election will
two when he takes up another pam- the use of it. The man who over? be so light all over the State that the
phlet, issued by another fertilizer company will make his own fertilizers with line officers will not want to take their
and finds some of the same seed meal, soft phosphate, potash and Don't select for your best officers offices when elected.-DeLand News.
those who noted for office
names endorsing the goods offered by lime will always know what he has and are hunger ----+.-..._----
those who will nominate them-
this firm.I nor
where he is.-ED. RUMLEY in San '
\\"IU. 13$ E. 8th St. Cincinnati
do like testimonials selves if given the opportunity. Nor ;
not to give
Mateo Item. Ohio, writes : "I used Dr. Gull'sCough
and some people feel hurt if you do those who always tell what they have Sruf in my family with good re-
not endorse their goods in some pub. done with a big mouth and a capitalI sults." We' recommend it to all heads or
Just 'Like Ln.wyerJ. I and if loudestat families the beat.R .
lie manner. I pay the full value for especially they laugh m
the goods, and do not feel under It is said that the lawyers of California what they say themselves. But select .. -.-
any obligation to recommend them, are moving to reduce the coat those who have ability, earnestness A. Uwkwy, Into of No. a Engine:

even if they are satisfectory to me, of litigation-as the Fruit Grower sincerity and energy, who give Comjwny Baltimore that the members City Fire of hls Depart
Hwwt my, com
because other not have says: others Opportunity to tell of tfaeir good
groves may patty tare used Salvation Oil in cases of
been treated as mine and and not so The reform lawyers do not even qualities. Then your Alliance will l prates HIM! soreness with most grn .
much in need of that special fertilizer.As hint at a mitigation of their own ex- succeed. ins result It if* tho host. Only 23

for instance, one winter I put a tortions, while advocating the nonpayment The gift of speech, an easy flow of cents. -.e-----.w
large coat of lime on my grove. In of juries in civil cases, as well language is a desirable qualification ina The Paine Fertilizer Go's office at
the spring I used linseed meal as a as witnesses compelled to attend. But legislator and where this is backed Jacksonville, at the suggestion of their
fertilizer, and the trees put on a remarkable why should a so called lawyer be paid by sound common sense and an bon New York office and their New York
growth. It surpassed all four prices for his work, while a busy est endeavor to do right under all agents, will all inaugurate a chemicals system of after cut
other and carried fine merchant or other must put in stets on nfcricultural
groves a growth person circumstances such a man is of much December 15th. This will 1x3 purely an
the season. From that his time for nothing while on a jury in
throughout value legislative work. But wherea experiment. You had butter take mi-
experiment it would be manifestly improper helping the lawyer to secure his exor man has only his "gift of gab" to vantage of it while it lasts. Sco ad. on
for me to recommend the use bitant fee? When reform lawyers recommend> him he should by all .psge40.

p of linseed meal, quoting the great ben. commence reform by reforming their means be shunned as a leader. Don't
efits received from it that own predatory methods, the public
on grove swing your hat and whoop it up for CLARK'S CUTAWAY
without explaining the use of lime in may eventually take some stock in the any man until you know something cf
connection with it. I have had most sincerity of their efforts. All men his record in the past. Harrows and Cultivators.
excellent results from linseed and acquainted extensively :among the
muck ground together, and also with legal fraternity, who are not themselves In some parts of the country tl tre
linseed alone. It is worth twice as of it, know that as society and farmers associate any organizationwith

much as cotton seed, because the government are now organized, the that which brings material prosperity
same value will carry the trees throughthe so-called lawyer exacts and receives a or political advantage-forgetting
season, while the cotton seed is far higher compensation for an equal that education and ripened viewsof
soon spent. amount of ability displayed than any political questions are requisites for
About eight: I purchasedsome other class of workers. As a matter success in either of them, and becausethe f
years ago
"-so-caned-from a of fact, there is no comparison be Alliance did not meet their expectations
tween the mentral strain the in either of these lines they
traveling agent. I experimented on a upon
lawyer and the editor described it as "no good." It is the I
portion of a grove with it and was sat. average average
it of the While province of the Alliance to first edu- I keep in stock seven: styles, cutting in width
isfied that what the average newspaper.
was not grove from two((9)) to MX net; feet, at prices from.oo
wanted, and when the agent called in the latters work in the world at largeis cate its members and give them clear te rat... tad catalogue.
a the writer frankly told him so. infinitely more potent and valuable, and distinct views of what they really K.8. UUBBARD, Gen.State agent

"Well," said he, "you will give a he is the last man considered when need and how to obtain it, then theyare __ .-.-. ---____ -- -Federal. -- Point T ,1'U.
brought in competition with the law in a condition for that intelligentand
fellow a testimonial, .
"No," I replied; "not anyway.this time." yer. concerted action which implies F R U I T EVAPORATORTHE ,

"Your name," said he, "will do mea ." success. ZIMMERMANThe
He"ad.Nt narblnaTHK
power of good." A Wise Editor. Sometimes the roaster of Alliance Dtd.r iiLYMYZuItlutwoItiseu.t1.t..... aid Itlvrtr.t.e d.aattur"...

"It would induce people to buy my In a memorial of the late Orange gets careless in the observance of the --
ritualistic work of the order, and meet-
goods. Judd, written by his son, occurs this: SPRAY
"It would be acting: the part of a Father always bore in mind a lesson ings lose much of their efficiency and ,
fraud." which he learned from lIon. Henry J. value thereby. The ritual is a very important u

"How?" Raymond, of the New York Times, part of the Alliance-in fact PUMPS oIADEBYTHE

Recommending people to buy an which he often liked to repeat. In a without the ritual there would be no : DEMIN6 CO.,SALEM,O.
article I will not use myself." nut-shell the lesson was' "to seldom Alliance. There may be portions of HeNION A.HUBBCU..
it which} as individuals we not Vtltira tt., CHICAGO,ILL.a .
"Oh, no, he replied! "everybody undertake to edit any paper but his may Af
fits I.1011,1. aid TatuTAaz:0:1 tS.UI'I.a.E .
has given me a testimonial that I haves own." Father, when employed on the fancy, but there is no license whateverfor

"", asked." Times, once took exception to some discarding or changing any part
"Have they all bought of you who statements in a contemporary publication of( it. It is the positive duty of every t .I C' KLyr-a..-.qrIr.iiil
used it last year?" and spoke to Mr. Raymond, who, master to observe and enforce all of %lLOOKING ,

"No, but they did not hesitate to on looking it over, remarked: "If we its forms and regulations, and it is
give me a strong testimonial," and he : correct the errors of that paper, it will also the duty of every member to CHllDRr(

opened? a book and read to me a number avoid them in the future. Let the follow and obey the master in this ...bJ"l"I1! k> f f' .s vi 8,.are., mo*< likely tltmtl d .!tl. a
The "Mt aa..h fur Ulk I.the eelehr.t.
ol high grade testimonials. people find them out; let us make the work. No IUianceVas ever censuredfor .flUI..... ...A.f""AHffJEStOC K'8 V C R MIFUai.
"Now, said he, "closing his book, Times just the best paper possible, and giving too strict attention to ritual yt ty tt&aa y..v.Ud>I\\tht<\ :".n>iM.v.r 0111......oWJql'jf..n. tstlrgyORETESTIMONIALS
"if you will (dive; nie a testimonial it the public will find that out, too." istic work. The master of the Alli .-'- -- ...- -
will help me In this settlement, and I As an editor, father believed in ante mutt use his judgment as to bow "
will send you out another sack to try "taking his own medicine," and he much of the time or the Alliance can .
again." I declined and he went off has been especially consistent in this profitably be used in this direction. .tm rtldMAIJB aeuanmberormael thaa ro,otbw bakha.
in a huff mad as a wet hen. respect during the past few years. He The second great injustice is the: sa2: .t ion*l L.etsr 8J iA'QClrlllllllf.1,liilaoU."ra opw: ""

Is it true, as this man said, that he edited other people's copy; he said he poll tax prerequisite. Almost every I thick& .W bkUiuKl..:*cteitjr a t OB*Ral tmwuh n.|.
could get recommendations for the wanted the same done to his own. I thinking man sa the State is in favorof .i I I : w..t...**.""*(
asking? It is true that you find names have always felt reluctant about editing an absotate repeal of this law. The en..JflcybathrReliable ..

'endorsing Canada ashes, :and the next his copy, but, in accordance with his Republicans want it repealed became I Incubator&Brooder Co.,QUllCf,NI;




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i' BOWLING GREEN ACADEMY. I I-B 0 R E and Tie' .JM5KT)01.--ta I this 31U m buiDellt-ahIo tfc'tt*1Y1tY worid faretJinc JOHN CLARK, SON & CO

\11 bartwed prfr torT school and.uc<.... H..Uiir'c.rrd liwf \1I1nI.. ..Iob8 Uar1.HoA.\,1. \.Uvwl1.OraetuYs. l
: Pumps valves ,
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DR-ILL ImaI1peand' FlttngsW.II! I Sap.pile. -DKAX.KRS IN-
., IIOJMM. and ftliw.M wanka
TO SHIPPERS OF FRUITVlANTED : ........ 0etaJ0ct&8..a.d. 1W,.
LOOMIS &. NYMAN Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors

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Lemons, Oranges, Graphs Peaeh&s, THICK LIST OF '

Apples, Berries, Green and CAUSES AND CURE, Parker.h......... ...,...., 73 I .f. )( EXCHANGE."f"
Orange Valley...... .........s........... 3 OO I '' .: "
Dried Fruits. Scientifically: treated by an audit of world.w Wereputation. tyring Valley...... ..................... 8 ffO Old
I D afhr A eradicated and entirely North Onrollna Corn...e..... ......... :I 5O t (..
' WitS pay.a... seatd br a IMily ........ cut.., of from ao to 30 year*' standing, after all Clifton Club ..... ............... Old
other treatment have failed. How the di catty Montrose Velvet............
U readied and the cauae removed fifty explained
Jug Kxtra : One gallon, two gallon, three
250.; ;
. M. E. BALLARD & CO., in circular, with affidavit and tentiMStials order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D.
of cure* from prominent people, maikte
A complete price list of Groceries, and Wine LUt, sent
MIl...... 8Ia4re Ate' JU.. he.Ur.
Mettfeants A. FONTA1NK. 19 Hut 14th St., N. Y. JOHN
General MM
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t Shipper*e*, *._ __. 7-sMgMO BATTERSON----- & --CO.- __ _____..._.._ _'_ -



Bpape VinBS''p General Commission Merchants .

BUFFALO, N. Y. An Incorporated Home Association of Orange (rowers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
ALL YAKIr.TIKS. best atlvantage.-ACTIIOItIZEDC.tPITAL$3000: : O.
aTJworcxx>A. o I2-'-N G icis! DUX MATERIAL-The Exchango is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
order. Write for price: list and terms.
And O'.hrr! J-'uuH a Spcfmltv. -: OFFICERS :-
OKO. It FAIRBANKS President. D. OREENUUF VicoPresldent.ALBEHT .
1t! beet sUui4ard of Vines, by MOT thorough : M. I\'fJiiS\ Oen.l Mgr. and Treas. *. M. I'. TURNER. Secretary.':
gTtg them those geuttaUy received from CHICKENS, BY STEAM Fairbanks, AlaehuaCo.; E. 0. Hill. Urndrord o.; Dr. t:. E. Pratt
w ere, tArtit!' dl.auttbt trot 1ergr .df'u.anyOne HATCH um.L[ ore<< Co.; John C. Love, Lake Co.; lly Cruteher Orange Co.; 1>. Greenleaf\ Duval Co.;
?'at..He<. cue tor our JMercnt Florida' Winr il. M. litter, Duval Co'f' A. Hrady. II re rani Co.; F. (3. Sampson. Marion CO'i j C. V. nHirer,
(iib Mc ) sivtii" .. lt.miNHt with order WITH THE IMPROVED Ntt au ('o..Iohn: I bryant. t O seeoia, Co.; II Hutchmson, Putnam Co.; M. 8. Moreman flt.
tiled for .stinattF. John en : U. \"'. lAn ast r voluda Co.: J. C.1't lot Manatee Co.
araggHBql ylfap oo or mot-u EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR : Fruit
et.ew1aere. At1dPets Ad'lroM aU eorre r.mdenl' to tho Florida Uxchanjro. Jacksonville. Fla. Stencils,
with full packing] and chipping> inMructlons, furnished on application.
F.. urnois. P.n. BOX tRa.TallabaMee
Iia. Simple, ;- ..:::::.:.=:. --:.... :::::=-_:-:--=:--. --:--- --- .,

New Beggar W_S... aye per 1..., post paid Perfect,
_. .. and Self.Regulating
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a au lIuOONldml
opetatket.iwr.tnitrt. SANFORD, FLA., October 20th, 1803.
... ,,, $ butchgr of* We the undersigned certify that wo wore present! tho Sanford Water Works, in Ran!
Hit.. It I fertile Ir ecu$4**.at fort, Florida on Friday, October:*3th,18*!, to witness a test of tho continuous cement pipe
t A SrtCCIALTV1 &04 Go. f.4trcuw.r t'.uhlP"tttw. 'tNy' (,,01t than trade by .1. I It. Matrrudur.( We there saw a section of tho pipe about twenty Inches in length;.
h..... earl and utbw atel+er. subjected at two different time, to a water preseuroof 115 pounds to the square inch and it
I'apulatlonfto.000. GEO. H. STAHL. Qaincy.111.||| stood both tests without leaking at all.
FT. VI A YUR. INDIAN Y, Mr. Mfumuler' wished the lrelNUro increased sufficient to burst tho pipe,but )Ir.C.
Jones, the of the Water Works,refused to than 115 for
------- -- .....:. Mipcrintontlent. put on more pounds
fear of inJurinjr the city m in<.
l.. JOXKS, C'hfef Bn EWILLPAY J. J. HAlt ltll+. Mayor.J. I .
K. PAOBLMtTchRiUnnd Farmer.
A. ('. M t..t l 1t1'I N..n rocer. .,,1<,. .
J ..\. K I iLball RW. Marshal. ," ,
$2Q099 JOHN nOIJu\> ItulMcr.
A. M. TII1tASh1' R, Attorney
OHO. II. FKUNALD' hardware and Irrigating Plants.
1 'PalzE- B II. YorNGS. Liveryman.
IN CA3H1j2Qoo.l II. KAU ItA\'! ADAMS I Justin of tho l)(' ce.
y SAxrORD, FLA., October nth, I!! TO ALL WHOM( IT MAY CONCKUN : 1

. FOR THE ; Td We, the uiideniUmed, hereby certify that on or about the 27th day of September A. D.,
''AND THE LARGESTTUBER2FTHEYh In Wit. we sew J. n. Magruder make a continuous cement pipe about thirty feet In length;
with his irfpe machine; that wild pipe was made out of cement sand and water that a sectionof
Grown from our seed m 1988.! It will mention tie name of this paper said |it', about twenty Inches in I lenirth, was sawed oil and was the same section of pipe "
cost you only O J Cents to t com .. nl..j it i
  • pet for the Z'l Rye l)rle1l"be .. # .., alai' rn.lIl. pnstnaiii t to any ad- F. W. KINO. C. LINDSLKY) 1.. K. HENDERSON \'
    Vtucha Potato is known ;ti. t., 11\\ dress in the I'. S., 10 ounce of O. R 1IKUUV, JOHN PIHHSON, E. H YOUNU8.
    .i U on* of the very belt early "- <' .' : .. the Vnughan I'otata,Compttl- LAKE HELE: FLA., Deo. 3n1.
    and' producti..e.yuiwel now -; c\ ion Card and FRED copy of DRAB) SIR: THe system of",,'+tent i pl ipi| iiur laitl' In my grove about two months ago so far
    11 befors the r-Wic..04 DO early ;.':<;:- ,T ',::1. VAUQIIAN'S QARUUMNQILLUSTRATED. 'is a grsu4 i.e..e for wjw} a cMn r water Our main and lateral |pipes aro three Inches, and
    potato now grown has causedas with a new duplex imtnt*ftxIM. We Iwve been putting from 175 to ao gallons of water into
    ' frrcat a seotatioo since the "o per minute 1 tUB so W.nlIfItI.< l I. that had I other droves to irrigate 1 certainlywould
    Hafly H0sa was first intro The mott magnificent Seed use the cement piping.. Yours Truly
    duced. It kas size quality )h anal 1 Plant Book ever i *u.d, ,.. n. HURST.dtutinuous .
    and yield. We want to see A Mirror of American Horticulture cement Ill. can be tRade to stand CO or 100 pounds water pressure to the
    i bow large a field and hv largt to date.10 page* square inch very cheap.. t an lie made to stand 3K) pressure far below tbo cost of
    asinglettlberranbegrowRtrom 100 AH-'I "' I ii!>.lfH'< v' 1 i.with MO accurate iron pipe. Wilt not eornMte nor rust,ami l will last rounds. I t Is the best pipe for watering
    ten ouaces oUbl.grand Potato oW 00 new c a) t"nIlIK"The trees with k and will two hundred dollars
    pay informatioa. Cover design. 'MI t..1 <<< lors and It 1 is i the beat and rheajK-at i'!'I|iK' in the world. This wonderful little machine will make and
    In cub to secure ins gild it of rc.l artistic beauty. lay iJDflf feet per daywithout Joints-so hard' that roots cannot bcnctrate It. The machine
    !a"It... fast at it make it. :No experience is necessary to operate tbo machine, and it It '
    VAUGHAN'SSEED' warranted not to make an inch of luiiK-rfcnit pipe? in ten miler When pipe can be mlld..a.low .
    M one cent per ftx t-and we know irrigation in Florida is necessary-why should or-
    STORE sage ,cmrrt'r$ ana ganlnern do without it?
    Full)) dirttionn for mixing material sent with each machine'
    CHrCAOO. NEW YORK TIh.- right and machines to make your own pipe for Florida CAn bo bought of .
    s ____ 88 State .St. la Ikirclay ,t.I ffl ,
    ., I Our ever-blooming(Cannas Sil :_ FLA.
    I l"1fl" \
    3"- 1\1ZE vcr Lc-d. Ca11aCa 'on"a Swi-et, 4 CPI .: .__ . _ q_ '_ __ ___ 1
    I Peas.AC., cannot he had else Q.QD
    t s15;00._ I wher-e. Write to-dey, East or S'-- -
    -- --
    West New York or Chicago. No.10
    u) {WI 8a lage Meat, Mince

    New Planet Jt TooIs t F ti -- Uambttrjr Meat Scrapple steak, duet forBynpeptlcf ,

    Meat LOflfli O e r + IIogNs head, repjsws Cheese,,

    I rttWr Chicken Salad Hub.
    'TINNED.-.L. Chicken Croquettes.CodQsb .
    M Among other thin** TWO NEW GARDEN DRILLS. One sows either 1 Scrap Meat

    i IK, DRILLS OR HILLS, theater !iu addition, SOWS FgRTIMZBRS :EITHER lie e Bui i In tWc, Of IJ, Tripe for Poultry Clams Lobatefff,Corn for,

    ABOVE OR BLOW 8BSD. For Sale by the Flitters, state Bre"Hardwaro
    in "vZZwEr JSCOVTBimV SBSP DBIL AND Trade. '" for Bread Crumbs,
    too '
    Great JmproremeJll.ti
    wssa s COCO IUJ ut. Cabbage,
    WHEEL HOE, In the DOTJBLB AND SINGLE WHEEL HOBS and marked. Send for Cataloguo Horse Kadlsb,Vaaflla
    HOUSE HOB8 AND CTJLTrVATOS8.The .. w I Beans, aCt Also for
    changes.. fine NEW TOOLS offered In i9t" +l are made still more attractive for 1888. EiUrpriss\.:' ?l:! UTg' CO'. Invalids Beef, hlYert"Tea for

    , SEND I IMMEDIATELY FOR NEW CATALOGUE and full de&ertptioo of all the Third A Dittphla St., Crackers, Xaa1Wlc
    t Potatoes &e.PhUadtlpM .
    wrlplfoa bw.
    goods u now made It 1,1mpotllble to undertake any wtirfaetoryd : [.. ra. "No.1 0

    8. L. ALLEN & CO., 1107 Market St., Philadelphia, Pee 83.04'S


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    BARTER COLUMN. FANCY PIGEONS-nourbtlOtd and exchanged.
    ..... forwhat you want. Stamp for reply IlORiPABKPATCH ;
    Definite exchange offers Inserted free State LLOYD GRAHT, Lady Lake, 1-". 7.13SztCU'r'1'ING5Wood 'f.GROWERM..nERtf Buckeye

    what you have and what you want. UIA
    for grafting and Vines of R raArtasuuaNtt I
    to subscriber
    Open only. w
    A : Foreign Grapes. For catalogue O-OAUMTCB MMtA ..IMS
    address II. VON LUTTICHAU, Barleton, Fla. .
    R Persimmon trees fot"s --
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    t : mccuANGR-lapan .. Address C. B.PBAISOX 11-to-t2t
    .Archer: Pla. S. POWERS, Publisher.

    PEACIIES-EarlyDidwelltrees cheap. PEAKON __ to -- :-_ ._ ..- NURSEqiES.


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    -- --- -- --- ---- For One Year ... ..u.......................'1.00 M. E.! GILLETT, Proprietor
    To insure insertion in this column advertise :Many Persons
    are broken
    Nor Six Months...... .
    tnents must be accompanied by the money. down from overwork or household CAlCI.Drown's 'VEIRSDoIIt LEt FLORIDA
    Adrertisements mutt not exceed fifty .words. In Foreign Countries ............. 3.00
    Postage Stamps received in payment. Iron Bitters Rebuilds the Have in nurseries over 100.000 Orange and
    Count every word,including name and address. system, aids digestion, -emorcs' excess of tile, {1 Subscriptions in all cases cash in advanceNo Lemon Trees, comprising all the leading varie
    .... -. on to tad cures malaria Oc*. the genuine.A paper sent for less than that henceforth. No ties. Have 4,000 oi. the celebrated King Orange.
    TO FLORIDA TR.ADE-The Lakeland Nurseries discount allowed on one's own subscription, but This fruit has sold in Northern markets at f 14.09
    .* have ((011 large sour grape fruit and sweet to all postmasters and agents a liberal cash com per box. All tree guaranteed true to name and
    stock), 24.000 Orange Grape Fruit and Lemon Clear Gift. mission will be given on all subscriptions obtained first-class. Write for prices.
    Trees one to four)'('anold. to offer to the"Home To all new subscribers for the next by them. Write for terms.
    I _.
    Trade;" also tom stock of Deciduous,Tropical .
    Ornamental Trees, Vines, &c. It wilt pay sixty days we will send, post paid, a :
    you to see my stock C. M. MARSH,Proprietor, copy of the following work. \Ve hare
    Lakeland, Polk County, Pla. ii.24-itt carefully examined this work and find ritEMitm OF PCI:. r -SPRAY

    -- II it of genuine merit, both in matter and To every new subscriber' we will send post
    % Grape Fruit Seeds Wanted. form: paid.a copy of Whituer's"Gardening in Florida," I REES
    a valuable manual for beginners. r a

    Address box 481,Jacksonville, F1a.WANT1U ES

    >-To exchange Nursery Stock of any Hates of Advertising. Application.. fR.Ul I
    for either Sweet Seedling Orange or -
    Citrus Trifoliata Trees, one to three years old.
    G. I* TABBK,Glen St.Mary, Fla. 1-31-41 JIKMITTANCKS Wormy Frett
    --- and Leaf fl ithl
    desiring choicest varieties of Citrus Should be made by Check, Postal Note, Money of Applta,Pars,
    ANYone on Rough Lemon stock should ad. Order, or Registered Letter, to order of Cbtmn.and Plans
    also Ur '
    pr.T.ated i p
    dress A. L. DUHKDIN superintendent nurseries. and .
    Potato Rot-by
    Dunedin, Pla. Trees handsome; prices reasons rm }'LOKlD.l 111"U-.IrCII, FAKSIKR ., Xl) r rartcc vttamabrain .
    ble. lai4t lwble *Kieslttorn '
    --.. FHU1T (l It 01rlat. Sprang OIaUU. lied

    FOR BALK-Pew thousand more choice Seed. Jacksonville Fla. 1 I tb.nutrkci.Taoasuula d

    Grape Fruit Trees in extra fine condition r -.__ .. -- .. t:. .vets b ttrait.e.ll..f
    to set in grove form. Address II.GKIS wou>, 1Sa A.4.1n.

    Winter Park, Fit 1141" Eat"blbh"tI18GO. WMSTAHLIHIltIIH.FREE .

    t1 Agent's profits per month. Will prove EDWARD ROBERTS
    .55 5? it or pay forfeit. New articles just out. ,
    A and terms free. us.
    & Son, 28 Bond St. N. Y1J.294t


    TWENTY horse power upright boiler used on- AND VEGETABLE.Prompt A Life Size Crayon Portrait of
    ., for sale by the CRESCENT OR-
    AMOK GROVE CoMPANY, Citra,Fla. 1-14-11 yourself or friends, FREE. In
    J ,. Returns. Stencils application.
    order introduce work in
    to our
    FOR 8ALK A of
    gem an orange grove on 220 and 228 North Delaware Avc.,
    r South Lake Weir. Five acres, fourteen your section of tho country wo

    k years lection.old.Fruit Complete sold on irrigation.the trees recently Water paid pro for *MM .f s ..,k .f Mwlr BOO rate M. a Lass PIIXLAD LPIIIA, ., ': A. _i will for a short period make, fireLi

    .,. twenty-five cent on price of Also for Nv..... or 11.LllfanoJrt, ... elod
    per a..ffIt/"lI1..u. vit4"
    ".'. sale a younger grove of nine acres. Inquire of,w..p..1 plda.ra. ......:... Ike vi", .up.rl.aoet a of charge to any ono sending in a "Tj

    DR. COASC South Lake Weir, Pla. 1.14-gs-lot MT v-Urtr...all fewiMSiMMr)I brace...'.,.tr.4 r c.oktry lu rwtp,C'u"* ( rIM*fetch. IW..a M ate*cr,.....asst... Baskets. photograph, a Lifo Size Crayon -J
    lrt.t.vthjr. 1&s.1I.b..,"iat*...4 d"..... Picking "
    1O OHO First-llls two and three year old nd' '.-. ft toll.* ...t.thai. .04.<<..,*.i Portrait Free. Likeness guoran ,.u
    .4. I' ..,. W
    and lemon 500upt Oi T U. IIMUUMI, Mork Turtle Tmof
    buds. Price
    orange -.c.-.u.,8 p..Ia"r..ttrh." .t.......J.lte.nrMe. CI.eas teed. Our crayons aro mado by a rw
    $30.00 per hundred, or 8350.00 per thousand. J. N"( .r n...ear, h-.. bt BupivR. ReM"", a.-Iqo, N.o4lia,... THE "PERFEUfION"PIITKING ..
    L. Deneux, Lakeland PJa. i.14914t. 1'r,1.e Mesta all 1i.4 111.11.hew..txl.rt,1 l1l sad p,.,. skillful artist, and aro a work of I I I
    Paler..d.ta.real.srsif ro-...lnlk.MIM sr. 110.$ '.,...tU
    JAPONICAS, double white and M'N. i I..",.; M make 0..t..-.,fr..Tomak**,Walnut,*. t, "- art. This offer good for only a m
    CAMELLIA lt|R H r. a'i ..
    Pine lot just imported. Also Pear, Cab. from tko Pl.lo.... I.|W.,.i.H...r,who sa..vvt full Orwrtivna.n MTsbl.1t.4at. for I. BASKET |LL short time-if want to take I
    Plum Persimmons and other fruit trees In varie .rvft-tn. 1 lll hUer.t...aaor.4di.n.I>...t>H.jr..ere. !>?tai... l you
    ty. D, I.. PIBRSON, Monticello, Pla. 11461T7OR Uooa. aret T..far makes,11"ffer.*t kMa. of I;'". U,rrHa are advantage of it send in your photograph ...
    rt" wfck fill dlr-rtloa .
    a for{wtpartag sad 'Ito. IN Cr......
    .Water. .. ",,.,..It lk> .tbra.....It.I..ON.,-meal.8J'WW/ e.o1.T bode The Host Economical and Practical at once to
    ... SALR, CHBAP-A screw power stump .et'. "" .t. I II. .,bo..4 In Eilla CIIIUa I leI' m4a J
    W ..w.-.. ,..,.. ..., .. p Jk
    *: puller No. two, in good order, will pull the uy yen., &O.

    largest pine stumps. C. H. CHURCHILL, Lawtey, Picking Basket on the market. fIGf{ GRDH ART CO.,
    Pla. 1-7-41 A.A. Geroe. W. B. Geroe.
    Poi Price List, address 1U.

    FAKE Region Nursery Company, dealers in Established 1870. H. WARNER, 123 Quincy St., Clcago Ills
    nursery stock of citrus fruit trees. H.
    P.Walker, Manager,Auburndale, Pla. U'9-4t nov io-2t Palatka Fla.

    SALK-Bunch. Yellow Yam A. A. GEROE & SON. FREE !
    sweet ,
    FOR potato.
    varieties seed corn, red peanuts, Jerusalem B. PRESLEY &, CO.,

    and white artichokes, chufas, watermelon 505, 507 SOD Monroe Street, '
    seed, bunch lima beans,red oats Southern hope SHADING SPIRRLi SPRING
    cotton. Send two cents stamp for testimonials.
    Will exchange seed for TOLKDO, 01110.
    registered hogs.J. ,
    .... .
    Importers and Dealers In- GRAZING NOZZLE.

    FOR SALH-One year old orange buds all the OP TUBNORTHWEST
    varieties, on four years old! sour
    foreign ml Domestic Fruits IQd frdau.
    Allows cows and horses to graze and prevents
    -4 browsing. Price f f.aj at factory,post paid $ .50.
    1OR SALE CHKAP-One 8 H. P. upright boiler FLORIDA FRUITS A SPECIALTY. ST. PAUL MINN. The 8. II. Hubbard Company, Jacksonville Pla,
    I : and engine with stack, new. Suitable for agent for the State.
    irrigating purposes. B. D., Farmer and Fruit JAMES STEPHENS & SONS.
    Grower, Jacksonville, Fla. ia 13 tf M. S. MOREMEN
    9 5 0 O 0 choice Niagara Grapevines (sale MARTIN &.FISH, WHOLESALE
    P1*. Hi7-tf
    .. Switzerland Florida.
    ----- FRUIT IDEIThERS -
    FROST PROOP Tomato and Pineapple Lands. 7-28-61210
    lake front properties. Cheap. h.- COMMISSION MERCHANTS
    Vino Pate Auburndale Fla. n-17-tf and
    347 Broadway

    'Olt SALlt-WhlpporwUl,per bushel. I.o. sro, 212 and 214 N. Franklin St.,'Saglnaw EastSide TRUCKING LAND without expensive
    ALF3Al Y. NrV
    b.. 'LOU; Conch peas(limited quantity), per Mich. YOltJC.r.. 1 machinery or even artesian welts. A black soil,
    pound peat paid sot; Chura seed, per pound several feet in depth level as a floor, free from
    post millet paid 3iCi; per peck, f. o. b." $; pearl Consignments solicited, and prompt returns BETHEL CLASSICAL Ml MElTilT r. timber, which can be flooded by the closing of agate
    ,per pound, post paid, iyr; four pounds guaranteed.
    li.iS; ten pounds f o. b., $a.oo. Send cash with ..a.OA.T>Er4Y sP at the mouth of the ditch draining glade.
    order. KXCKLSIOR SEED FARM, Keuka, Pla. References: R. G. Dun & Co., iBradstreel's, epar.etorluelnarCAITenlrtatadal For particulars address Gao. W. ilA TXXGSXi -
    _.... , Agency; and First National Dank, Saginaw. B.BMe. Point. CaUlorv s4+ir.'.M f al. terlachen.Pla.
    o-A-ftmo. R.A.McJjrTTttS.B.U>.1 Aea4em,. "A
    t'LORIDA'SadvantagS for small Investments, .

    $1.00 per year: sample, Journal with state" map Arcadia, 10 cents Pla. FOR SALE CIRCULARS OF r

    SOFT or would exchange for bearing' grove and pay
    SOLUBLE PUOSPIL\ mine and cash difference Forty acres of rich Pine Ham.
    Soft Done Phosphate, analyzing mock land., Thirty.acres cleared together with Contain a list and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties ol the Citrus
    if per cent. Phosphoric Add-5 to 7 per < immediately available for plant foodbaLncebe.( ferry I mile from Grshamrille, on Ocklawaha !, ia our extensive experience of seventeen years We carry one of
    comes available by gradual steep. Price per ton, River miles from Silver Springs. Address
    >>U.nt vn our lots TUB Cow Las & ;4 The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.

    Jonah PE&TIUXBR Co., Bartow, Pla. A. TREADWEIL, sad for circulars. Addrtss R. W. PI H RCS.
    { "151 Hoddlnsr, Conn faecal 18111, f eke ...t lies.

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    DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISH. !! Ti the family are more often the result m of ,
    s (>JitartttrtJJtftttiintiiia moat people know.BEEGHAM'S .
    SA"\.V\ MILL.: AIJ1.3 PLIJ S.
    OVER TilE
    We are State t. Wo Have
    Agents for the

    One and TwoHorse UURSEBAfRAKESIn .illlll} JIM, ,lK a
    PILLS faesllyQy curin; RleU'
    I stock. H.*d. h., Walt
    BUCKEYEMOWERS Htemaek Impaired itae.ttou Iia
    8 and 0 feet tread. ordered Liver, Gaasttpatloa, sad
    fall Hlllona and Nerrouaorllnc .,Eltsorders
    Tho 0 foot Is suit <> from tfcea**e...*...
    < Of all druegitta. Price 2&: cents a box
    able for use In $ New York Depot 365 Canal St. <3CMWCTCUl

    A complete toe1t _: "
    of ; ORANGE GROVES. 1
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    w Repair on hand at """" *3ws *i BBHBi BBHiMil P I COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY UftlYCMITT,
    Factory Trtcet. I Write' for Prices. LJUttNUTO.f' IT.Bitias .
    I *.v4 M WwVt'i I..........
    WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF TilE FAMOUS ...'...,a.",.........""" .....s.T"..,

    ,!;":'" ccTEg: A S R.JN G E PLOWS ...... a............ al.OOO sinus u&Io8e;U4'..s..psh.... .'q 1Q's Xwt II.
    .- A44W WliBfii L.ttsat.- .,K
    A Full Line of Repair for Same. --
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    4 Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, the Boy

    Florida Central andPeninsular Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementof Well-Bred

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

    at factory prices. Send for catalogues. ROSES

    en their own root are
    our '1)<<"'111. \Ve havetown +
    9P .' and old be best .
    for 29. years.' Our New
    VIA "Gold. toRoseCaltarest

    contains all the secrets we have learned (In
    'BIKE CITY MMGDN that time about succcuful flower growing.V .
    .will send It to you ar&th.together with a
    ample copy of our Monthly,ailne,
    lID ITLMHTI t If you will tend us your addrem.
    4 The DINCJCF A:
    con AUD CO.,

    CONNECTS FOR ?4's.Oro.tft........In.elt t2rotePa.y .,
    Nashville St. Louis and Chicago ..- y -
    day r rlit. than
    any virfrtvt*tKlattbfIgrtfU'il
    With but ono chango of cars. ,L, K*. Oroondi
    .,SPLANET at Ui nova,N. Y. Color .
    Note the Qulok Time. rtnUh w bite palp }
    t "
    -.awr at trader, tweet and de-
    r Mr tout. The nblJ n- e
    Leaves Jackson villo cao p.m.,1:00)a.m. that rank flrtlboiblararllntu
    Arrives Macon((0. 8.& F.) .:3>a.mM 4$0 p.m. I i l ..."" -- N and quilltr
    Atlanta(Central)7:45: a.m.,8.05 P.m. *.,cb Tine sealed with
    Nashville(W.& A.& N.C. & St.. 14) OJ "",-" our rrfuteirrt tnd
    ** mark labl. feted tat
    7n p.m.,635 R.m. JR. HOUSE HOB WITH LETER AND' LEV Ell WHELLMACHINERY LareU&i&&'.I\lv.luru..r.information. Axraia wanted
    Connection at Atlanta also for Kansas City.
    STU'1 J6Wi MOrra ..ol'8..New caaaan: Ct
    Double dally service with Pullman Sleepers. dress.._.- --- _,, ---
    'I'bt.ltoute will be extended to Tampa. Tho
    Florida Central and Peninsular has nearly 700 IRRIGATING Established 1876.McALISTEE .
    miles of track running through the

    Stock and ,
    Farming Dairy Section BROS. .
    I'cnthnnd Strawberry Lends, ,
    Oranaf, llanants and Pineapple Country, Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers

    Phosphate HOB the Jlell.Silver Spring and Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves. Produce Commission Merchants

    Other Fine AVmery.Tk .
    Great Hunting CouNtry Fittings,Hose, Eto. Estimates furnished
    Reaches the JNorrtf Fishing Ground 628 liberty Street, Pittsburgh, Pa. '
    Has the beat lands for tillage, greatest variety for Plants put in complete and guar-
    of soils in the State and above all Specialties FLORIDA ORANGES.
    anteed satisfactory. Hand Spraying
    Runs over Central Rldgeland
    Whore It Is High and Healthy. Pumps of every description. Send for r.zFaaBlfca:
    Prosperous towns nil Its route and it offers
    r the best freight facilities for any produce to Catalogue of How and When to Spray. The Florida Dispatch or any Mercantile Agency.
    + the Northern markets. Bond for the popular
    song- Nozzles Pipe, etc., made to order in our

    I "MY FLORIDA HOME." A P H1 Y All KIMW...,.... flee.04
    machine shop. i ,
    WELL L LM AovteA/ **" .***
    with its spirited words and beautiful music 4 14 Stmmi H..ti9 101",. A.. Will
    descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and I ...1 *S..for fc,ef*.*"../
    which is gotten up in elegant style-Mix pages also Ths Deals Tell Works.Anrora.flL
    Chicago ate
    of full sized beat musicpaper containing also ilL; ; Sydney,N. S.W.
    6 n picture of a homo in Florida and a hunting
    scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in \ i il' NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE
    ; stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)) y
    l Send also for the best map of Florida(sent ._. PL.I2ASAXT, X. C. {
    free)and note the towns on its route. Neat *rt n wffl l bfn Sept L OwaJc*! J ,
    and I'biio.upblal..wN.. Ae.dmM V.'UDnt. lr;- s
    seo (the Capital), )fontlce -
    Addison. Live Oak Lake city Jacksonville -"t w p&r to(7 I IsnittnMM. ... OoamMrcUi l>*Eunm ik tell #
    COQMM. ia thorrocb and practICa"l lli C oa
    I }Fernandlna tawtey Starke Ocala brick bugdh gs, *.ntifol tad b..ltbt.l tec*t Ion. i-:
    Gainesville. Cedar Key, l/eesbunr.. Orlando, t MOM Pr mwion of'.vwka,H I fiO.IM*to at.I,)O.U.
    Tampa and many others. The earliest settlers r'nr e&t k n aod farUxr tnforniAlion, addrwu &.he
    I;"- who had the pick of location. settled where i'rwidrat; 11.,....U. UJUla'.
    this line now runs. -.a

    f NOTK.havingtickets-Passengers over from the Northern Florida connections Central ULOo''Jm! kfAI. / OR l1Hcrol1 Y. II

    f and Peninsular points South Florida have F- t _ti __
    the privilege of being taken into Jacksonvilleover fREES AND PLANTS
    the company's line and allowed a stop.
    r overwithln the going limits of the ticket, W offer a sea
    with return to their route for destination free : IJ1f d at
    of extra charge Send for Man of Florida, ... 19UITTan4OJtNA '
    I mailed t.-ct. A O. MAODONKLUO P A.. 'iaTttnftpfflForMalaria .7
    Jacksonville ."la.s. AGENTS FOR

    t t N. PBNNINOTON.D E. MAXU ELLOcneral Traffic Manager.Manager I_: O'VLES' S'tEAM. PUI'1IE's. r.'ff! M &U NURSERYCOMPAN Lil&$# (0, l: .

    All Letters Answered the Day they are Received. -

    The Great Route to New Orleans THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY, or Indigestion, Liver Trouble" useBROWN'S -

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    liar hb pnje of helpfar to better the iHtrttK all concern*! in the marketing of the crop of Florida, orangta, and creating some needed reforms in thq present
    t' tee' ...... ot the crop.l Imve oj ettec1 an olBee at No. $U Wewt liny.. street, Jacksonville, Pla. (Transportation j How), and also in the principal markofa of tile East
    a d W ,at the mldinsiiM given below.
    DinBtr believe that with tann? Hnnroveiiieftte} & on the present system, Matt of which are stated below, t together with the management, as a business man I am .}
    ,'. ea.hle." to the details of this-business, that the ol'tU1ff8 crop) of Florkla l can IKJ dii osed of to l ettter adxnatagu titan u the ctat present.
    ;; :. neUeVinvw 3 thv auction ti ysteui I leave tU11\1 d to live all xllipni ntd intnirted: to 111) MN sold at auction nt each point V ship to. Each shipper's account sales
    ;:1 will be fteoosDMudemarket with a prove eMshtw showing the results made. '
    ," WJaM" desire I will ell here iu..JAk nvil1e, auction or at private sale, as I.In..'\)..Lc direct.e.!. 'Yhen shipping el80whcre, the condition or the carious
    wilt be studied and the onu ige tent to which ever point i rtmiisea to pay the bust price.-.-*. These:t will bo ascertained by daily reports from Boston, New York
    1'laUuU'lphia and Chicago. : .
    ., .AM f ftaftf' tor Western toarkete will be started to Chicago, anti diverted by my representative) there while in transit, to which ever of tho other Western points

    I pmiuiim be&terAU.hottIiiIIH.paw*.
    1, after the fruit Frseclns Ja komill., will be guaranteed by me.
    Shipper wishes at te rtakinirimi of Milt will 1 wiiyf be compiled with.
    1 Stencils famished frae of cam, bnt .iltftenJ l having one bearing my name and stencil numbOr, am tau that part of the stencil, but not tho part readingNYw
    '.,. Yoi*." -
    By an ftrmngement with the railroad and traiwi>orttkm eoini{ anie all fruit Uxiring my name will oome to Jacksonville, and pent to the best market from here. ,
    p by the quality of the fmit stud the coutlittatMf,. of the various' markets. I If Shippers prefer! draft can 1x3 drawn on me when the fruit is shipped for 75 cents per box, the
    draft to aocofnNuiy| the bill otWi... On receipt of the omnga and after examination, :showing the same to be of fair quality, I agree to hay tho Kime. I reserve. therigbt
    to modify this uialtar of wivanca, on giving five day' notice. -
    B H viiig that it costs fruit' shippers{ too much at J to market their and feeling that. a fair profit for me can l ho mode at a lower rate of commission,.I,have
    Axed this at six p.. 0.t. to cover aU t-lmiyi except eight and cartage which shall\ 1 be actual. .\. Hiving of over $140,000 yearly can thus be made to tho orange
    grower of Florida.
    A too** important reform I prohoe{ e to curry out, I mil your {(articular attention) to : The value of shipper's brand. A name once favorably established in all our
    ttattritelfu is worth to each nhipper and l grower aH much ae a good rejMitation. Up to tho present YOU are only Known to our buvcrs by a stencil number-which is an
    to van. Therefore,let every shipper put hi own name on the ends of the boxes, and this, with the etencil number, win appear on tho catalogue from which ourpwrctuwe
    liilyers the fruit, enabling nic.ii orange grower to entaldbh hU naiiie and a reputation for his fruit-which once accomplished, will moan higher result for him,
    .itfovidtat. M tiadka im fruit caremlly+ and wen, and teww! l l only a good quality. Au a huwine! man, dealing largely with Spain and California, many shippers from which
    Hilt .ncnoiM mv*m wtablkhed a ood their )nand l, his to make it i>oHble for me very often to Fell to the buyers on tho well known merit of tho brand without
    Ute fruit I firmly" believe that isFlorida onuige> grocers interueta have been wriously )prejudiced in tho ixi t by simply knowing a man and his fruit by his
    ... ittefa u ei.U,. ft>wpUtHi. fibs I profMNie to correct in the future, as Stated af>ove.
    Fin iliMiljil.ihipi ng detest mmki anti all furtlwr'l.1 4 rtee call when in Jacksonville or address

    E. l L. GOO DS E L L,

    94 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla., Transportation Block. P. 0. Box 491.

    Main Office lOSpark Place, New York.
    Braiohe at 30 Broad Street Boston Mass. n and 13 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
    104 South Water Street Chicago III.
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    1893. TTo Arc The Only Firm NEW DiSt10\iEfi'V\ { ACCIDENT

    t;Ivtnrt" cuhdi.countsnoorden.: We are the -'rb' In compounding a solution a part WM aceldentix sptllni on the band
    I"fO i only turn di :among; :patron;a year's qbtcrip- and on .uhlnJr. tiftrrwaiil. u v.A* d (truvit'i that the hair was cirtn
    # ., .. i ion io,co kurd paper*'without exacting any pletHy& iruii'>ved. W. MI on 'r i.iu Ibis w uuderfal preparation nn tits
    ,. ..ulvalent. o other SeedCatalo.ue.ofAm C2& matket and*- warn. bwt: iU.. demand that w.arc now Intrcdurtoc
    E. "": ''SES. "' i>r Europe,contains ao great a variety of several oft 1 it tbrougbout a uWt'ttblruuut.r .... \hr standard vegetables,and in addition,are many '' IT IS PERFECTLY HARMLESS AND -
    I J c hou e v.triette peculiar) our own. Thouarh greatU 3i SO SIMPLE
    .ALa t both tM yepaab, and (}owcri ed depart- I ANY CHILD CAN USk IT.
    r (' we ""ltf.t.toa'I. TjlC tDTCC' : LaY tbe hair over and apply tt.' tulaiure tot& few minnt. and the
    ", w.u raotsit hu" lltteert..., II, hair'dl.appani a*1C by magtewltb.wttbe.llgbtestpalnorlnlurywLea
    th,t the .rea .rteed for"=;&,C1 applied or ever afterward, it uuevtk any other preparation 4n'ff uud
    purity will ContinMlt a.... { 1OMf P<<' out r fora Ute purp08@. Thousands of LAHI FS! tthubave been annoyed
    Capttar.r J. J. H. OK .J\I ....UI. with hair on their FA CK. MICK ntnt. AltMH'" attest 1U merits.OKNTI.KM .
    1893. : KN: who don t arprt+fatita beard or hair on their neck,
    find a priceless boon In tj.eer>'. Antl-Ifnlrlueblch does away
    k wltb bhaving. br rrndednr ns future irrowlb an utter ImpoMibHlty
    l'rtcoe of QUl'f'D'I, Antl-Hairtn f.. per bottle sent In aafety malilnr h nIPA puetar. paid by us(securely ,
    j sealed fr'in ob:vrration). Bend money or stamps by 'letter with full. artdre! ..written plainly. Correapcnd -
    1845 to 1893.D.SMorgan&Co. 'n<' "I r try ron d "tI..1. ThU advertisement II In honest and .tral"btCo'ward 'It. "y f 17 word It
    YEARS oonUlni. \\'otnTitAyoqtn. de.1 l with nn and yon will find .'.'1tilllit.' ."represented. Cu tout out andrtdlfMUy. .
    48 s- Address QUEEN CHEMICAL CO., 174 Race Sfent! CINNAT'C. O. You' caD... .
    ret'Jater your letter at any J"om Offlr a to Il1IIu..l-.. dt'IlY'ry \\ r \'III 1 pal e.:.Gtl hi:*nyof <. .
    lathe (.lIuro or slightest Injury to any ,,,,rdI3..r. Krrry: b..tUft jru"rnnte* K \ .
    experience enrnill) -' ladles who btt'OdQf'4t! ant.*U among their friend*fa Bottles of QUHft"Urtf.Hal p."
    OrLUIflL we will omen with a BILK DRE33: ,Ibjrtrd*beet silk Kxtra; Lame DotUc and.satpls. .
    "e of slit to aeltot from tent with order. Good Salat o.- OotnalMJoo to At,oU.
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    have BROCKI had in>ORTt l1unuaturtngAgriculturnllmplemcnts N. Y., .. .. WE CAN TELL YOU

    ; f How to make good Fertilizers AT HOME wtu

    Triumph Reapers, '

    Mowers\ Rakes, Binders, y. :a"M ''w a p :.... Soft Phosphates

    Harrow Saving you $7.00 to $10.00 per ton on the prices you. .
    Morgan Spading are now paying for Fertilizers.

    *ar$end for Special Florida Circular giving directions for making

    SEE IT Stiff GROW? HIGH-GRADE GOODS. Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.

    hoe la U90.
    3..*.in IS9I. .. "" -- W. S. POWELL & CO., Chemical' Fertilizer Manufacturer,
    1',_1& 192. THE BUST all-around rotary
    :gas to 319 Bowl '. Wfearf, BALTIMORE MD.
    Harrow made ; loaves no furrows or ridges. -- --- --. .. .- .-- -- _. .- -
    wn for paiH>iowc
    U EQUAL -yards, Orange Groves. TREES AND PLANTS

    ...;f"" I a Write to us at llroekport N. Y., or
    .' 24d Jobnar n UTU loiigo,1U.,for 18B8 Qitalotueof : (
    \ our Improved Implement
    'it K"|>rclnllr adapted to FloriJ and feat <.tct Variety
    !!iiiI? in the South. Two hundred and fifty.acres in Fruit Nurserr; one'Sere under gta... Fnilt Onia-
    :. mental and Nut Tree, Grapevines, Palais, Roses,Shrubs,etc. Everything for the orchard and
    .. D Se Morgan LUt garden. Catalogues free. *
    ldenIhtu Uito iper.BENJ. + e I I Address P. J. BHRCKMANS Pruitland Nursery Aegvsta,Ca.'
    N. BRADT, Cenornl Agent, HUNTINCTON, FLA.A ,N. B.-We offer a fine lot of Camphor Trees and ICed Catley Ou."T ,All pot If01I1I. ,
    6p..UU Toot with Short Blade made for Florida Fruit.. Crow rs. to-f9"6mo.
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    d Clyde Steamship Co. PATRONIZE A HOME ENTERPRISE-


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    The magnificent Steamships'of! this Line are appointed -

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

    i Both ways :

    (STANOAKD TU'..)
    From K.w York. Frotn Ja-eksonvlll,
    (Pier 39. K. R.) STKAMKRMonday. Florida.

    Dec. that 3 ..M. .. ...."YHMASSKH," .... ...Sunday. tit. st *:)or. M
    ,Dec.' *$lh. atFriday. 3 r. M...... .ALGONQUIN./ .. Tuesday 3d. .t ;:3o A. M I
    lkc.Oth..t.1 ..M..SHMINOLIt.;..... .Thursday.M ian.5th. .t 63o: A. M _
    -lottday.Wednesday. {an. and, at .1 .. .........IROQUOIS;. .....,Sunday.M y:oo A. u
    an. 4th at .1 r. ....... "CII kOKltH It. Tuesday loth .t to:3o A. iii _
    FridaWednesday. an. 6ih. at .1 r. "YEMASSRK1'.Thursday, lath, at 12 oo nOn
    U onday.Wednesday. an. 9th,at 3 .. M.......ALGONQUIN".......Sunday, jaDe isth, at Ior.: w
    ,'*an nth,at 3 P. U........ "SKMINOLK." .... ....Tuesday. ith. at 4OOA.Jt':
    Frida '. .D.I'h..t.1' ...........:"IROQUOIS1* .......Thursday, Jan. I9th. at sa:>OA. M
    llond.7., j an that 3 .. M........"CIIKKOKKK,"...... Sunday. Jan. 73OA.: M wy
    Wedneaday, an .1 P.II........"YKMASSKK.! .*.... ...Tuesday, Jan. 2.4th..t i:3o A. W
    Frida '. an. Toth. at 3 P..ALGONQUIN.o..Thunda', an.JCth. at 1I:3OA.IJ&onday _
    aD. ajrd, at .1 r. M... ..... '$MMivr t w."..... ....Sunday. *Jan. 9th.. at ijor. )t 1a.
    Wednesday. an. iM, at 3 M.........."IROQUOIsi"! ..... ...Tuesday, Tan.jmt, at 4x0: A. WM 3 l a a' .mJrfi-iw1----- ratti'x
    Friday an arth, atan. .1 .. ........"CHRROKHK.Thursday. Feb. and,>at SJOA. M _
    Monday .3oth, at 3 P. ...,,...,..Yl'.MASSKU." .... ..,. ,Sunday, Feb. sth it 7:30 A. M

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    john Christopher
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    Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

    the St. Johns River. Steamer BO' V'DIT

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    ", The elegant Iron side Wheel Steamers :. ,. .,
    city. of JClccsol:1.'V"111e' ,"

    ,>411\ Capt W. A. SHAW. Fnou NEW YOHK 8R, Pi Si-user.ERGO: FOOT DisnnoqFno i JACKSONVILLE .

    I Frec1911: DeB Irya" Every Saturday at 3 00 p. m. Every Friday to Suit Tide. .

    Aft appointed to sail from Jacksonville Capt.daily LEO, except VOGEL.Saturday, at 3.30 p, m., and from Sanford Itateii on orange to Now York, per box 30c) ; PhlhvlclphLt. per box:L'a' Mouton per boa,
    daily except Sunday, at 9 a. m. 40c. No chance for transfer in Jacksonville or New York. 1 HatH from New York to Jacksonville -

    General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville. are 3) per cent. lower than other lines. Insurance 1-5 of 1 per cent.

    JOHN' I.. IIn,,"A IU.. Florida Freight Agent. foot Laura Street, Jacksonville Fla. W. H. CHRISTOPHEn.' W. II. COATES, JNO. G. CHRISTOPHER.
    F. M. IltONMONtlKIt. Ir., Florida Fasten 88 West St., Pla.HAHHIIAM' .
    ger Agent Bay Jacksonville.
    II. CXYIIK, Assistant Traffic Manager 3 Bowling Green New York. Agent,Jacksonville. Agent, Gen'l Man'r J cbo YIltt.-
    IV. F. OCIDKN NAT Traveling Passenger Agent 5 Howling Green New York. Office Pier 30 North River Nt"w.or ,
    Til O. 0. EO : 5 Bowling Green New York. .. ... .
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    WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l >>.s.,

    IS South Drlannrr Avt-nup, ritllndelphlti. 5 Howling. Green' New York.
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    'W. A. HOURS. I;ST\lu.OOlJflJ IMA. J. B. DOURS. Time 53 to 55\ hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and
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    WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.


    _ Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY.

    gg.V MTDAY 3'r.. JJ1CIC 3ONVIL7.I3 P LA.
    PO".OQO: I ute.. I ,

    We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of
    Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class frs.6o; Intermediate $11).00. Kxcurslon Io :

    Hay., Corn Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat Grits Meal, Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin $27.00;Meerage Intermediate, 111.50.$21.00 j Emersion $47.30 Steerage, $...** .1 s
    The magnificent Steamship of this Company appointed to..n.. follows:

    Cotton Seed Meal Both and Dark.

    STATIC AGENTS FORTugertJllen PURE GROUND BONE [Central or 90Meridian Time.]

    Iinsas Clt,............ ..................................................) ul. 3.)1 p," .
    Fertilizer Co. Clu&tt..hooch..e....................u................................Wcdn fOnd.'J.D.4th. ..-
    _ NITRATE SODA, NtQ/ehee. ...................................u..............u.... ...... 6th, 130 ..-
    : City or Hlrtningitaln...........................1..n............ ... ;1h. 9..Io5.m
    i Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH City of \uJu.ta.. ...................................... ...... .........S-tunSaY'J'n. glh.IIAOI.1II
    TNtlhssee ............u .........................u........... ..'Vcdn 1Id.a1. itch. i.tap.ta
    Iansaa Clty...................................................... .......I'rday. ian 13th. 2.)0 pintLIsisttalloochee
    0UAKANT1WD ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH : ....,.............u.............. ..... . .. baturliay, an.141h.. 3IAIaNronchee.
    ............................ .................................Monday. 1n. i61h. 4.w p.1D
    Tree and City of Ulrlnlu.haul .................................... .........\\VcdnC1ld.. aIL 18th. 6.ooa.
    Orange Vegetable KAINIT, Etc City of Augusta; ... ..................................?........ .....Ftidsy au. Jl.tb. y.ooa.m
    T..llahaaat............... .......b tUrday. Jln. allt. 00..11&
    FERTILIZER. Italia/tsCity............................................................aiondsy.Jan.2Jd. 9-JO...11IChRttaahoochee.
    Tfcee Fertilizers hare no superior in the market, and a trial will convince. ... ................................................Wcduteday. Jaa.'.stb. 11-10....
    Seed for Catalogue free. S..ooC'II......... 21th. t.3op.m
    i ________________ -- -- -- --- ------------- --- --., .. City of 'lnnll1.lIalo.................... .............................attursy. anaeth. .1 00 p...
    Clty of Aulu.t...... ............. ..................:..............Monday ID.3Otb. 4.JO p."

    Plants FINEST FACTORY Oat City....... .............. .............. ........... .... ....Thursday,Ian. $th, 8.ooa.ra
    City of 3iacon............................... ..........................Thursday Jan. uih, tyop.m
    Organs, IN UNITED: STATES. (into City.............................................. .. ...........Thura lay. an.ioih, o-jop-
    $36 ; Always ready for QUICK SIIIPMKNT8 of FinestOatrtalta Cltyof.M.con ....Thursday,Jan. a6tb. IJ.O, P.M
    Pianos and Organs: Direct to Your Homes.

    I'' ysDaoar, Prom RKV.JAh. M. POTTS.Drtroit.Mlch.D. D. editor of Mich (This Ship does HOT Carry Passengers.)
    p',11Dllof igan Christian Advocate "To say thatexpress
    .Adaswsa' we are delighted with the Piano does not I.otll" ,................................................... ....... .Saturday an. 7th. 940..M
    the fact we are jubilant. If all your instruments It.oul................................................... ...... ........Tuesday, Ian. l7th..OIJ p...
    -sbe'r.*, rl' A: SoD Piano A Orctuia are ti fine jn appearance and as pleasing in tone as Dessous............................................ ....s.......... .....Friday Jan.. a 7tbv 140 P.BH
    BEAVER FALLS PA this one, your patrons will rise by the hundred." .

    Prom PROF. K II. P1 CK, Valhenuono Springs, Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with THESE PALACE STEAMERS
    { the casing or tone; quick in repoDr.eand melodious. In short we are highly pleased with the organ" ,
    Prom B. D. GRIGGS Adalrsville Ga.: "I am well pleased with the organ in every respect. It is
    all claim It to be." Connecting. with the Sarannah. Florida and Western Railway (Waycroaa' Short Lat), offer to the
    I you Runt Y M. C. A., per J. G. COOLEY HillsDoro. C.! "The organ gives entire satisfaction. Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other Une.
    Rvery one who has seen it is very much pleased with the instrument and the price on the same." Through Ticket and Bills ol Lading issued to pr in a pal 1 points North Hut and Northwest via
    From BKN F. STKKLK, P/escot. Ark.: lamilyja well every respect with the Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
    How you sell them so cheap is 9 wonder I B. R. PRICK Soliciting Agent, W. IL LUCAS, pu. Pass Agent
    rgan. .- -. 77 West Bay btreet Jacksonville. 77 West By Street.JsckoovBl*
    R.L. WALKKR.Agent. C.O.ANUKRSON Agent.
    QUTFITSPERFECT10N New Pier No.15. North River, New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, G*.
    : RICHARDSON & UARNARD.Agents, Lcwa( Wharf,o.to1I.
    ) 8A Br+t. Lrlest *1r4I 5t p. t. 'w 1'erLrt..M.4astelr. W. L.JAMES, Agent it s.Third Street Philadelphia.J. .
    .rr.9nlt te.u4eW awe.tu.tly.4 vL1 qc.y 100r..l'er II.rr. D. HAbllAGKN Uastern Agent,bar., FU.A h Western Ry. Co. a6i 8roadwa
    .......... uuJ.4.>.,M aM...ara.l41i......k$Hww...M4 IN 1'1.... *.. *I>eW.SAMPSON, General Agent, W. H.ARNOLD.Gen. Trav. ....... Art.,Jacksonville, Pia..
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    1 ...r' rUKCa:..CI P co....U .taI A .4.OCl.1"UUTN.Y. For Ticket apply to S.. W.Railw ma J'J Broadway New York.

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    The Paine Fertilizer Company, in order to increase extensively their business in the State of Florida, have decided to make

    ,. enormous-cuh on all FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER MATERIALS. They have a large quantity of all fertilizer materials in stock at Jacksonville l

    having laid in a full supply of Sulphate of Potash, German Kainit, Nitrate! of Soda, Animal Bone, Blood and 1 Hone, Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone, "

    0. S. G. Lime, eta, of the very highest grade, in, the very best mechanical condition.
    They commence their big cuts on fertilizer materials' on December 15th, and these cuts will be of such. a large nature that it will practically I.

    place their goods beyond competition as regards prices. The quality of their materials is known too well to be of the very highest standing and
    { giving the very highest tests and valuations. Bringing their goods down in large quantities via schooner, and at reduced freight rates, and handling ., .

    them practically without any costs for drayage, and their storage facilities being of such'an excellent nature, having both water facilities and a private '

    track connected with all the railroads, they arc prepared to name prices at which others could) not possibly do business at a profit, as they are branch.

    ing out into Southern} Eastern and Northern territory and increasing their business to a wonderful extent, they intend giving Florida buyers all th@ '
    > benefits of greatly reduced prices and low purchases, they having contracted for the bulk of their goods last spring when the market ranged from

    j $1 to $2.50 per ton less than the present quotations. .. .
    Remember theto cut commence December I5th and may stop at any time,thereforo parties wishing to buy at cut rates should send in their inquiries at once. They will never.r
    again be able to buy Fertilizer at thOM exceedingly low prices unless this company should again take notion to cut the prices,a thing which is seldom done lu fertilizer business,it
    being attempted for the first time by this enterprising company as a trial and as an advertisement. .
    Address all communications to .1f. ,

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    Prosldent. Vice-President. STYLES. MORGAN: Spading w

    H. T. BAYA Cashier., THOS. W. CONRAD Assistant, Cashier. FIVE' SIZES. Harrow ,

    2'7aocufJftdlfOld.. Tbe Heat nil around Rotary Harrow and Pulverizer
    CAPITAL $100,000. N O mi IAI for all plowed land BtuhbU. Vlae-
    *- **"* yard* and Poach Orebarda. **
    furrow or ridge. Ancto of tmh adjustable,geM
    THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK ; for Catalogue. Mention this Paper Address

    I.S.MORGANS CO.Brackpt.H.Y. ,

    '* Respectfully, solicits your Deposits, Collections and General I- A Special Tool with Short Blade mad for Florida Fruit Grower

    Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE !, IF Musical Perfection "" .
    ? IP JL la what you seek la buying/ a flaae
    INVITED. ( ) write as about
    Lowest New York Prices
    John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin, S
    : Jns. P. Tallaferro. T. W. Roby Judgo R. B. Archibald ,
    and take .
    { W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson, < M no taer.M
    -" Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge. AskanrSlaslclaa
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    ,, TO ALL BUYERS P Mtelawaf.
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    We are Wholesale Southern Agents
    t /r for these celebrated Instruments,and you can buy from ua aa )
    easily, cheaply, and safely by mail,aa in pcncn.LUDDEN Ask J

    / ";_ _' ; ATTENTION! & BATES, Savannah, Ga. &DouiI

    6f' flKRKAPTKR all fowls sent
    fi from my yards by express,
    will l go at one-hali the formal .
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    rates-a great saving to my cus I r- _
    tomers. This is by special arrangement .
    and is confined to
    fowls from my vards.
    .II We are the largest breeders ol i
    .' thoroughbred poultry in Florida. BowkefsOrange
    Come and see our stock or send
    I for our illustrated catalogue and
    y price list of 14 varieties.
    ...r Poultry supplies of all kinds I''
    Incubators and Brooders, Shell 1
    and Bone Mills, Clover Cutters
    ot Wire Netting,Desiccated Pish and Grower.
    Boiled Blood and Bone to make
    4 hens lay.

    *p" EGGS TO HATCH.
    FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is
    Ormond, Fla ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of t

    ... both tree and fruit are the results reported by large

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

    f this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the j w

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

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

    Used and Endorsed by the Leading Growers. Promote Hardy,Vigorous Growth. ii : .
    Igor particulars,sample and prices,apply to NATIONAL WATKIlPltOOP FIBRE CO.,
    I GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, r'

    USE ONLY FERTILIZERManufactured carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes 'F

    by the mentioned, and are extensively used In Florida. BowKEK'S L


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

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