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


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respectfully solicit shipments of Fine Fruit and assure our patrons prompt c
181) MAIDEN LANE, JJKW YORK and efficient service. Wo ask all interested to write for information and forward a
shipments.We o -
FLORIDA ORANGES. refer by permission, to A. )(. Ives, Er l',Jacksonville, f la.; National Shoe oQ
and Leather Bank, New York; Commercial Loan Co., Chicago; the Volusia County
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POTTLITZEll I nnos.1 FRUIT" CO IP'Y, New Peaches I Names Wanted-\ Prizes- Offered I IBY And CHARLESTON Building MeteriaL, s. O.



s .-.ASPECIALTY. of Nursery Stock of all kinds Is larger than ever before,
I. .. and includes all the Standard Sorts and many Valuable New Introduc- FRUIT WRAPPERS
Pipoooo; "' AFAYFac! INDIANA. tions. Correspondence solicited from all who are in want of ,

FRUIT TREES OF ANY KIND.Our Put up(in package of;every sheet numbered ,
newillustrated catalogue for season of J891-93 free on application. Address, consecutively to
Opium and Morphine Habit
rAW Price Cood Work. Full Count.
G. L. TABEB Glen St. Mary, Fla.
Cured In from 10 to 15 Days. -- -- THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO,

Patients are boarded,nursed and cured before Montgomery) St.,Jersey City N.J.
they pay. The Doctor Neltns Guarantee Opium FIRST LAUREL POTATO -- .
Cure Company hare Sanitariums at Spring Glen, -
S miles from Jacksonville Fla.. Atlanta Gar BENTON &
DeS Brooklvn, N. Y. They have had 8 yeast UPSON
noctfss' without one failure,and are the only in.
fcQiltle Opium Cure company that offers<;iooo The Earliest, Best and Most Froduotivo Potato }
toe ft case of opium habit they cannot cure. tJACISONVIl1l1E
Their Spring Glen Sanitarium is situated in Ever grown in tho State. Fl1Jt..
&. Eden of Florida on the Arlington River.
Hew York office room 921 Temple Court. Is of Fine Quality, and is Unsurpassed for Shipping PurposesPeck

f All communications strictly: conbdential.1U1TRf 60 cents; Bushel, $2.00; Barrel, $5.00. IRRIGATING
Prices of other varieties on application.H. .


Send for our 40 page Illustrated Catalogue. :I3OTIJ .
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BOONE'S EARLY ORANGE.The Steam and Horse Power.

Trade Mark earliest desirable Orange known; very delicious,highly flavored well shaped,thin skin,but
f IIOUJB'CANNED MKAT FOR POULTRY itle pulp or rag, full of Juice and almost seedless. -
Will Make Chickens Grow! Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
also hare a fine assortment of other choice Budded Orange and Grapefruit Trees at LIVING ,
1 food is strictly fresh meat carefully \Valve, Hose, Etc.
cooked ground fine,seasoned and hermetically A. BOONE, Agent, Orlando, pla.
__lad in tt-lb. cans. Being ground fine it can
'tom rtfaflUr mixed with soft food and fed so as to WRITE FOR ESTIMATES. .-
tdre each fowl an equal share. Price so centsr ORIGINAL HEADQUARTERS ......
can ; f j.oo per dozen. Address 1IOLLISRItSSBD
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I r brubbery,'Vines Palms,Ferns,Aquatics,Pineapples, Bamboos, etc., etc.
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\ & FISH, i Nurseries established iSSj. PGR
!It f MARTIN AND PRODUCE \, ,,r Send stamp for new and full catalogue which tells all about this subject SOUTHERN ORCHARDS. ._
wtQr REA.SUNLHBRUS.; Oiicce, Fla. Write for Catalogue and list. '-
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*,. Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specials The JscksonTille Orange Market la now firm
Consignments solicited and prompt returns Bud iog*R'oal for sale at all times. and advancing. We quote brights'I."to f i per
t guaranteed. Our stock b1ar&e and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION' TO CORRESPONDENCE. box for;russets, tang to nei,13 grape-frulL"li oar
address >j brights; o to 14. Ship
and Price-List,
.' ,, References: R.. O. Dun & Cc.. iBradstreetArency ', For Catalogue Reference-Bradstreet's and DUll ft Co.'s; Rf

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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 die.

It will kill the Rust Mites, which have made more than one-half tho oranges; of tho croj;) of 1892 rusty It will improve tho quality and appearance of tho oranges,
making tho product of pine hinds fully equal to that of the best hammock, without injury to its carrying 'lualitie... It will destroy tho Spider (Six Spotted Mites). It
will kill the oving Scale Insect. It will destroy+ the Worm which attacks tho fibrous root, causing the root knot of tho peach, blight of the pineapple, blight of the
tomato and the foot rot of the orange.It .
will destroy the fungus and lichen growth,giving the trees a healthy appcaranco.
It will, as Mr. Axlino ((Axlino & ;Markly\ Cincinnati,) says, return you ten dollars for every one that it will eo t.
Spray when tho trees are in bloom and repeat as often as once each month during tho HC qon. For root diseases saturate tho ground as to wet tho roots. Use
one quart to three pints in fifty gallons of water .
SPECIAL.-On the first of January, 1893, the price will be reduced from 30 to 20 cents per gallon for barrels and half barrels. !

(Outfits in Great at an1lfaet1lFeFS' Prices.
Spragimcj!! : Variety } : :

y A full stock of Orange Box Material, Wraps, etc., as Cheap as tho Cheapest.

Correspondence Solicited. E. BEAN, Jacksonvile, Fla.|

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

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

r 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 has

1 given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application. *

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

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

r[, 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

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

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

t- 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. :

,P: 'r (MASTER & MILLER San Mateo and Citra Fla. !.


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: The attention of chipper is directed to the Plant S, S.Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa: and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;S., F. &W. Ry.between Jacksonville
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Transportation Company: between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest.
lUlver and Shippers Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connections:
. *daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double dally fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany, Balnbridire,Jesnp
.4 1\ aavannah. and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Catta- .'
Daily fasttfreight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior and han and Live Oak.
Coast points, including New York,Boston, Philadelphia,Baltimore, Washington and Providence. Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing'from New 'It'
Four connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah York(New Pier JS- North River,)direct for Savannah Friday, Saturday,Monday and wednesdar...
sridays,Saturdays. Mondays and Wednesdays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston Jan.s,u,10 and*&,,
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains toe aU points
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. in Florida. .
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving Savannah Jan. From Philadelphia via(ocean Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Jan.*, u,ai,every tea day c
3,11,19 and 26.. from regular sailing day via New York to&annnah.nncdionl .
C for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah From Baltimore Merchants and tlnus'Transportation Co.. every Tuesday and Friday
Jan rI ana rtfc. making close connection with S.,F.&W.Ry.,for aU points Florida.ThelFlorlda .
u Sailing days for Steamships are subject change without notice.
Dispatch Line Is the quicken and best freight route:from all points North, But and West to Florida. For fall particulars,rates,stencils and shipping
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or to
O. D. OWNS,Traffic:Manager Savannah, Oa. F. D. PArr,Division Freight nt.3aTannah, Oa. IT. )I. DAVIDSON, Gon'l Passenger Agt.,Jacksonville, pk.
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and Oc1&id.OITRU8 lake regions, to come in com- ding of any midseason orange unlessit market at the same time but the Mandarin .
lfove petition with fruit raised on an was a distinct fancy variety, such as which suffers in comparison.

..area many times larger than that on the Crimson Tangerine, WashingtonNavel TilE KING
VARIETIES FOR FLORIDA which lemons can be grown, but it or Ruby Blood, which would
will never with it for the
verges upon the point of meanness for not have to compete with other common compete
reason that it is a late fancy variety.
: one to advise it. oranges, as the common varieties
I any
Views of a Veteran and Disinterested The next in point of profit, of
suffer in the market beside them. The
Grower. THE LEMON. course, is the King which will event-
Malta Oval and Ho
Majorca, Jaffa
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: The time will shortly come when fine and ully be the Easter orange, and a fine

There seems to me to be the least j the people now living in the lake region mosassa last are named oranges is thorny, the thoughthe fine fancy fruit it is, too, and with little

regular system of prove; planting in J of Lake, Orange and Polk coun- quality of the fruit will make up for competition.Closely .
regard to varieties lit Florida that I 1 ties will plant very few oranges but any disadvantage arising from the following the above for

have ever known in the planting of 1 many lemons, especially after they thorns. But I would not plant either profit is the

groves or orchards in any State. J learn the following advantages that a unless it was for home use. GRAPE FRUIT,
There seems to be no method and 1 lemon holds over an orange: which is being looked upon more asa
almost no care whether the varieties I. The time of picking and ship. FOR THE EXTREME NORTHERN necessity by medical men, and is

planted or budded will be of intrinsic 1 ping comes when labor is plenty and COUNTIESof becoming more and more popular in
value in the future. cheap. the orange section of Florida I the great markets. The prices are always .

The tendency seems to be to plant, 2. Returns are always on an average would advise only two varieties, Sat. good for this fruit, and the pro-

or bud, just whatever seems to be the better than from oranges. suma and Boone's Early. lificness of this tree is most wonderful.
choice of the few men whom a new 3. Money obtained from the ship. The first, because of the hardiness Another fine fruit, and one that is
grove owner comes in contact with. ment of lemons comes at a time whenit of the tree and the second because ot already extremely popular in all markets
Very few trouble themselves to look is needed more than any other the earliness of the fruit, which al. is the
farther than time. lows all fruit to be marketed long be
some nurseryman's cata
logue, and they never think that in 4. There is the least fruit lost by fore positive danger of cold arises.
- all probability one-fourth of these nur- being eaten in the grove or packing The advantages that are prominently This grand orange has been almost
serymen either have some particular house. This advantage may be looked in favor of discarded in this State because of its

variety that they ride as a hobbyor down upon as the result of a stingy THE DOONL'S EARLY shy bearing tendencies, but this can
who desires it but I be easily remedied by budding the
that they have budded perhaps nature in one are: i. The extreme excellence of
thousands of some two or three varieties have seen the wholesale eating of the fruit. genuine Riverside Navel on Florida
fruit carried such that it rough lemon stock and when bearing
which have not proved as salableas to an extent 2. The extreme earliness, comingas
expected and are on their hands, was a shame, especially in regard to they do just a little before the Par carefully arresting the downwardflow

to be boomed up for quick sale or re- Hart's Tardif, which was kept on the son Brown, which until 1892 I considered of sap by partly girdling just
sult in loss to them. trees until late in the season, and un the earliest after the setting of the first fruit Thisis
til twenty-five per cent of the crop is orange. not theory but a fact I do not
POINTS OF VALUE. They are practically a thornlesstree
stolen too. Perhaps this accounts for 3. mean to stunt the tree by a complete
Some will look around considerably the claim of shy bearing of ffarfs Late. after two years from budding.The girdle, but only a slight partial girdle
for heavy bearers and oranges of fine s. The lemon is always in steady advantages in and an early orange for which will simply arrest the sap and

quality and think they have all the demand as every one must have them, the entire counties State, particularly the keep it in the top long enough to

best points when such fruit is obtained, when many can get along without or northern are: insure the solid setting of the
but even they have overlooked the The sick require them. The I. They bring first-class prices, fruit. The reason why the Navel fails
coming, as they do, into the holiday
equally essential points of earliness, cook must have them, and everyone to bear satisfactorily: i. Because
lateness, fancy prices and the location would thoroughly miss their lemon market. is it is a profuse bloomer and requires a
2. The money needed generally
of their vigorous growing stock and a
prove.; ade. gross
In giving advice on this subject I 6. The main competition is with much more in is October than afterward. feeding: root such as the Florida rough

think it rather foolish to advise generally foreign lemons, which are not nearly 3. There no danger of consider ever losinga lemon alone can supply. 2. Becauseit
I theDoane's
for such a large State as Florida, so fine in quality as our Villa Franca, crop by freezing. sets so many more blooms than it
as some pans of the State are es and on which an entrance duty must Early Thanksgiving orange can naturally bring to fruit that when
pecialy adapted to certain varieties. be paid ; hence, the probability is and consequently a variety that will the reaction sets in, through lack of
Would it not seem rather poor judg- that as the fine crop of Florida lemons pay a fancy price for all time to come, sap in the top the main bulk of the ..

ment to advise the selling of the Sltsu- I grows, so the foreign fruit will be and the and more so as it becomes more crop drops. This is easily remediedby

ma on Trifoliata stock-which is noted driven from the market. known appreciated. Consideringthe partially girdling while young.
for its hardiness, and which is reallyits I 7. The Villa Franca lemon is one prices that have been realized for The great difference in the sap of
early shipments of ripe fruit for years, the lemon and the Navel will
main point of advantage the 'one of the very heaviest bearers, rough
I should feel inclined if I
Southern portion of the State and in steadily, after of the whole greatly were have almost the same effect: as this
year year
the favored lake regionsVould it not citrus family.So about to plant a large grove even, to partial girdling as the root becomes

seem ridiculous to give the general ad. much for the lemon in the warmest confine Still myself there entirely the to Boone'sEarly. older, and spread as far as it naturallywill
vice to set lemons when there are so parts of Florida. Which is the are following thereby throwing such an unu f.'
few localities in the State that are fit best fruit for the rest of the State ? I fruits which will always command sually large amount of root sap into .
of their
for the cultivation of lemons? Still, should say decidedly only those varieties fancy prices on account extra the tree. And right here I wish to
of the Crimson Tan
worth. I
have been planted almost all speak say that is the finest stock to bud on
lemons which will not come in u
first, as it is, I, think, the firstin
serine of known and that it needs
over the State and generally with a tition with the main crop. rival the anything ,
profit, though us ,
lack of knowledge of location and point much more room in grove on accountof
condition. When we consider whatan MIDSEASON VARIETIES. King, is very valuable and may possi ( its gross feeding habit than any

insignificant part of the United The great mistake is in plantingany bly prove the most valuable when other stock.

States is really suitable to the plantingof kind of orange which will be better known. There is no danger from cold by

lemons most of which area is in marketed with the main bulk :of the THE TANGERINEis budding in the collar just at the

Florida, and only the most favored crop, thereby helping to force down a semi-early fancy orange, as it can ground. I have seen buds growingon
southern lake region here, it seems tome the average price. be marketed for the Christmas holi the lemon stock that were a steady

not only very foolish for anyone I' This is very poor judgment and I days, which fact alone is in its favor, I source of wonder and surprise at the

to plant oranges, in those favored .would not advise the planting or bud. as no other fancy variety is on the i rapidity and beauty of the ifowth.474 ;

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Returning again to the Navel, I The Cargo of the Ethelwold. One lot from Polk county of 250 pack. There were thousands of cases

have this to add, that a finer orange Following are the most pertinent boxes was in a perfect mush, and we of Valencia oranges in sound condition
does not exist or one that will bring a paragraphs of the report of Air. E. O. are at a loss to know why this one lot that sold for 35. (.72)), to 58.

better price. Painter of The Agriculturist, who was so much worse than any other, $1.20)) per case of 4205 and 7145.
THE LATE VARIETIES went as supercargo : and we would like to' hear from Mr. These facts lead us to believe that

come next, and of course the Hart's METIIOD OF UNLOADING.It D. Heath full particulars of the ship there is a good future for the Florida
TardifT is the best Some claim it unfortunate in ment. How long it was gathered orange in the European market up to
was more ways before ship sailed from Fernundina: February 1St at which time the Va-
to be a shy bearer, but I cannot real. than that struck sucha ? ; ,
one our
oranges kind of soil trees are located on and lencia and much
iic what they mean. Surely they oranges are so
glutted not only regards
cannot have had much experience. I but ; as If any other information that might shed Improved in quality and can be had
have so far failed to find them at all the prices, as had to been handling unloaded, etc. some light on the subject. The loca. for so much less that the extra high
oranges at tion of the in the ship could > would not be paid for but limited
shy in bearing, but if they do not Fresh Wharf, each box would have oranges price a -
satisfy( in prolificness, I advise bud been carried out on the head and not have had anything to do with it, amount of Floridas.:

ding on lemon roots which never failsto shoulders of the carriers. These carriers for other oranges right alongside of DEMAND WILL INCREASE.
increase the productiveness of ah are stout fellows who have a sad. them came out in good condition. The effect of this cargo will be to

varieties. Better yet, it will preventa die, or a large pad, so made that it After the oranges had been markeda increase the demand for our fruit for
of about half the
great deal of splitting in the Mediterranean rests on the shoulders and back of the catalogue cargo heretofore the quantity that reachedthe
Sweet, which, by the way, neck, with a strap or band passing was made up and announced for sale London and Liverpool market has
is a first-class, thornless, semi late around the forehead to keep it in on December 8th. Messrs. Campeon been small and confined to a few buyers
Goodsell had
variety of the most prolific kind. Two box thoroughly advertised the consuming
lift the general not
place. men or case public
the sale that it
when the
The Blood well the Mediterranean so opened
as as on this saddle on the shoulders of the having much of an opportunity to even
Sweet is not really first class and carriers in the hold of the ship and he room was pretty well filled which was taste them. With the superiority of
at its best until quite late hence is something we had not seen at any of
climbs up two ladders and deposits our fruit established, and the public'staste
semi.late orange, which is desirableon the box on the wharf without touchinghis the previous sales. whetted, future shipments of or

account of less competition in the hands to it.Ve have often won METHOD OF SALE. anges put up in an attractive shape are
market, and the extreme excellence dered at the ability of our negroes to After the catalogue is made up a sure to bring a good price.
of its flavor. carry large loads on their heads, but sample box is taken from each lot and The average price realized at the
BUDDING. these carriers on the wharf and about carried to the show room in Monument second sale did not reach as high as

As budding is closely allied to this the markets would put in the shade Yards for the inspection of the the first, owing to the fact that the

subject. I wish to add the followingfacts any efforts of the Ethiopian that we buyers. An intending buyer looks samples showed a larger per cent. of
that have forced themselves have ever seen. over the entire lot, marks such as he rot, considerable of which we attributed
me during a solid experience of thir At the dock it was different. The think! he wants, and bids it in at the to the rough handling on the
teen years: boxes were taken out on slings holding sale, if some one else does not want it docks, as the rot occurring during the

1. When it can possibly be helped from fiteen to eighteen, and when worse than he. voyage was accompanied with a blue
never bud a tree in the summer. I the sling was let down, it was tiltedso THE RUSSET A STRANGER.It mold or fungus, while that taking
that the boxes all fell their place after arrival did not have it.
can give; substantial reasons for this, over on : did not take long in the sampleroom
and would in this article but it is ends. We made a vigorou sprotest to see that the russet was not .

becoming too lengthy already.: against this method of dumping the much sought after. In fact, they were Mr. Goodsoli'a Estimate of Future
2. The best time to bud is in the trust on the dock and succeeded in looked on with a good deal of disfa Orange Crops.

autumn, when budwood is plentiful getting it modified considerably, and vor. One made the inquiry as to how Some weeks since we saw in nearlyall
and at its best, but care must be takento the last part of the cargo was taken the russet was produced, asking if the our State exchanges, and many
bud as l late as possible so as to run out and piled much more carefully orange had not been crossed with the from other sections of the country,
the least risk from premature starting. than the first, though there was stillroom russet apple. He might have been a what was alleged as the statement of
Even when great care is used many for improvement. It can hardly good fruit merchant, but his know! Mr. E. L. Goodsell, of New York, to
will start and get frosted, but luckily be expected that men who have been edge of,pomology was sadly lacking.The I a Tribune reporter, that during the
they start well again in the spring used to handling bales of wool, hides sound, bright oranges were the next ten years the orange productionof
much earlier than any spring buddingcan and pig lead should handle fruit as ones sought for, and at the sale the the United States would reach 34-
be done. carefu ly as those who have been boxes.Ve regard the estimate
difference in price was from 35. to 4S. 000,000
The next best and other trained to it.Ve could see no wayto and stated.
3 only per box. For instance, taking lots 38, a high one so
good time fs very early spring bud. avoid it as it was utteriy out of the 39 and 40, brights brought 135. 5d. Mr. Goodsell, in referring to our
but the trouble is that all wood question to have unloaded at Fresh
ding, ($4.24), while lots 42, 43 and 44 only statement, says :
that was good in the autumn starts in Wharf. brought ys. ($1.68)), a difference of "I notice your comment in a recent
growth earlier than the budding can CLASSIFYING AND CATALOGUING. about $1.50 per box, although the issue of your paper, where you question .
be done; hence the necessity of care Now that the fruit was on the dock, russets were in just as good conditionand I the statement that I make that in
fully cutting and preserving good bud. the best method of putting it on the pack as the brights. ten years everything being favorable,
wood during the winter for use in the market the Here the orange yield of the United States
was problem. was a
spring as soon as possible.The cargo of 9 415 boxes, made up by 132 FRUIT. will aggregate 34,000,000 boxes."
way I save my wood is eitherin growers in quantities from two boxesto Considering the overcrowded condition Mr. Goodsell then gives the numberof
inverted buried boxes with the buds the box of the market and the fact that orange trees bearing and soon to
314, majority being 25 to 50
held from contact with the sand by lots. In each man's shipment were all all the fruit merchants who had been come into bearing in Florida at 10,000-
cleats or by packing in dry moss I the sizes and grades that the grower advancing on Spanish oranges had 000;those in California, 6,000,000; Arizona
(sphagnum). In packing in moss one produces from fancy brights to black been losing from is. (.24)) to 2S. (.48)) 1,000,000; orsay 17,000,000 trees
must be careful not to have moss thatis russets and from 965 to 2505. One per case the first sale turned out much in bearing condition, which he thinks
wet enough to squeeze water fromit lot of 25 boxes had brights, russets better than was expected. It must be will "probably" produce the large
as the wood becomes soured throughtoo and all the different sizes. Then again borne in mind, when comparing pricesof amount of fruit stated above.Vc
much wet. The point to be ob came in the condition of the fruit our fruit with the Spanish, that may say, in regard to this whole mat
tained is to simply keep such a cool whether sound or otherwise, which their cases are mucn larger, holding ter, if Mr. Goodsell priginally stated
and moist surrounding that the wood must be classified. Again, some boxes about twice the number of oranges that "everything being favorable" the
will not either lose or gain moisture.If had neither grade nor number, all of that the Florida box does. The popular crop ten years hence would "proba
they are kept properly the ends I which led to confusion, and necessi- case holds 420, and from this to bly" reach 34,000,000 boxes, we quite
will quickly begin to callus and in the tated the cataloguing of the fruit in 714, and even up to 1,000. The latter agree with him. The source
spring such buds will live almost universally much smaller lots which we do not size, however, is very small, and is whence we obtained the state.

provided they are budded at think was a good thing for securingthe only bought by the hucksters or cos ment contained no such provisos,
all carefully and the stock is fairly best prices, as many of the principal termongers for peddling on the streets. and hence may not have properly
good. ROBERT OLIVER. buyers prefer taking large lots. We secured catalogues of nearly all represented Mr. Goodsell. It has
OtUodo,Fit. the sales of fruit, both in London and been often alleged of late years
CONDITION OF FRUIT. Liverpool? within a few days of the sale that Florida has at least 7,000,000
ThePaino Fertilizer Co's office at
Jacksonville{ at the suggestion of their Each box was opened and marked of Floridas (December 8th), and the bearing orange trees. If the aggregate
New York office and their New York according to condition. If sound, C; highest price realized was los. 6d. reaches 10,000,000 trees, as Mr.
agents, will inaugurate a system of cut little rot, CC; more rot, Ci; bad XC; ($2.46)), with the exception of one lot Goodsell believes, we think the number
rates on all agricultural chemicals afterDecember very bad KC. When the cargo had of a few cases which brought 135. now of bearing age might easily
15th. This will bo purely an been sorted it found that there fine exceed for there nave been
experiment. You had better takd ad. was ($3.12)), being extra large cases 7,000,000,
vantage of it while it lati. See ad. on were about 5,750 boxes marked as of 714 pack, while our highest price comparatively light plantings during
paid 40. sound with a good many as seconds. reached 14$. ($3.36)) for 126 to 200 recent years in that State. But thouW.r

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the number reach 6,000,000 only, the from incisions in the upper part of the planting in ungenial soil and then I year. One company on Lake: Worth

present crop should reach, accordingto trunk, from which the Juice flows out allowed tobecome choked by weeds spent $30,000 last year in setting out J ,
Mr. Goodsell's system of estimating, and dries in sheets on the tree. The and grass. On the other hand, thoseof a plantation in choice varieties. The
at least 12,000,000 boxes. We believe coarser kind is from incisions made many years may be preserved in cold snap was not hard enoughto
however, that Mr. Goodsell's near the roots, being collected on health and'vigor by pruning and culti freeze the plants, but it will check
own estimate of the present Florida straw or in joints of the prickly pear.It vation, and by the application of their growth, and may affect next
crop is less than ,oooooo, boxes, or has a medicinal value as a purga manures and fertilizers. We have seen summer's crop. The frost lost its killing
one-fourth the yield per tree neces tive, being prescribed in connectionwith apple trees that were supposed to be power before it got this far towardthe
sary to fulfill his prophecy of the crop senna, rhubarb and magnesia, the worthless from old age, restored to equator. By the time the cold
ten years hence. So also of Califor.nia. taste of which it masks while at the vigorous growth and good productiveness wave reached Lake Worth its deathwas
We have a little over 41,000 same time heightening their effect. by such means Orchards which I near at hand.: The lowest reachedwas
acres of bearing orange orchards, or Another substance called manna is the owners are about to cut away or about 40, and the tender trop
about 3ooooooctrees. At two boxes obtained by the Bedouin Arabs from grub up may be brought into profitable ical plants did not suffer. In the

per tree our crop for the present season the Tamarix Mannifera. When bearing by. generous treatment. grounds of Captain Dimick's Cocoanut
should amount to 6,000,000 boiled, clarified and strained it is saidto Those which have long stood in the Grove House, at Palm Beach, thereare

boxes ; whereas no intelligent esti be as delicious as honey, and is grass may be restored by pruning and a dozen fun.grown varieties. Tho ...
mate has yet placed it at more than eaten with great relish by annual top dressing, or if this is pawpaw, mango, tamarind, sapadillo,

about one-third that amount.It DEAR GRASS. not sufficient, shallow plowing with sugar apple, alligator pear, guava,
should be remembered that in all manure may be employed instead of date palm.: Tahiti gooseberry and
This familiar plant, flamtn-
fruit plantings on so large a scale, lava is known to frontiersmen yutt for its top-dressing alone. The treatment bread fruit trees are all green and
millions of trees have been and will be homely uses. Mr. Challen must be modified with the condition. flourishing,>and the cold failed to nip
in Florida California and else many These remarks with still their shoots. The
planted relates that once when traveling in may apply young plebian tomato *
where, whose product will never in South Florida in a primitive he greater force to peach orchards. The and string bean were equally .
crease materially the shipments of had the misfortune to break a way link in peach is eminently benefited by shale fortunate.
fruit. It is that cultivation. addition this Palm Beach is the of
easy to say an orange one of his trace chains which effectu low In to garden spot
tree should average at least two boxesof the pruning and cutting back whichall Florida, both for natural scenery and
ally blocked his further .
fruit but the progress.But should receive cultivation: The half mile
per annum, bearingtrees he finally a few bear-grass peach trees impart strip, a
of Florida and California com got the such vigor to the growth that the wide, between the ocean and lake, is
leaves and hammered them soft on
bined have not to this date, and including wagon-tire a handful of young or annual& shoots should never a tropical paradise, with the cocoanut
the of the procuring be less than foot in Like that other it
crops present sea fiber with which he the missing one lengthtwofeet as motif. paradise,
son, produced an average of much, if link and proceeded supplied on his journey.The as L rule would be better. Lookat is hard to gain. At Palm Beach the f
any, over xoo oranges per tree in any fiber wonderful strength the thinned peaches two and a halfto lake front is selling at from $1,400 to
In view of and possesses three inches in diameter and The odd win
year. present past and Mr. Challen believes that this com $2,000 per acre. thirty
conditions, therefore, it is well, when is really more valuable to Flor pare them with the puny specimens on ter residences along the water cannot
making prophecies of coming crops to plant old and overcrowded trees, and decide, be matched in the South for lavish.
ida than the sisal hemp plant, becauseit
insert the saving clause "everything more readily and on the most which is more profitable. ness of expenditure on grounds. The
being 'favorable," and we hope Mr. sterile grows sandhills. ---I show places of Barton, McCormickand
Goodsell did so in his original esti Cragin are too well known to
mate which we confess we did not I Pinery, need mention. Mr. Cragin is prepare
see, but took as we found it creditedto Young Wood Best. t ing to build a handsome residence on

him through the New York Tribune A stunted calf or colt is a tolerably, Edited by JOHN 15. 11KACH,Melbourne, his beautiful place, and will have it
-California Fruit Grower. poor piece of property; it is almost im.' Fla. ready for another year.-Times-Union.
possible ever to make anything of The Pineapple. -- .....-----
worth of it. But stunted tree the of Notes from tho Llttlo Sub-Poninsula
Somo Novelties for Florida. out a Owing to rapid growth pine
may be "shaken up," freshened and apple cultivation in the South, these Editor Parmer and Prult Grower:
Two weeks ago a notice appearedin rejuvenated so as to become a thingof fruits are no longer considered luxu For past two weeks the weather has
our columns as to the seed of the value and beauty. ries, Northerners using them in the been what we call bad, /. *., cloudy,
acacia from which is procured gum The writer some years ago had an summer as they would their native windy and showery, but the rainfall
arabic. Mr. James R. Challen states
orange tree which stood on one of products. The pineapple season begins does not measure up much. The
that as a result of that notice he re
those spots of "dead soil" which occur in February, when the first foreign lowest temperature (officially) is 35
ceived about two hundred letters sometimes in the best of groves.It shipments are made, and from and the stuff has been in the forties
within a few days. His supply of seed was olu, but small and bark- that time until the last of August and fifties much of the time, whereatour
became exhausted but he has
soon bound sickly in the last visitors are displeased. I regard
yellow, nearly 5,000,000 "pines" are disposedof
Africa for and
sent to more as soon as
stages of die-back and scale. "Justfor in the United States. cold as my best friend so long as it
it.arrives he will notice throughour
curiosity" we had it dug up and On the island of Cuba the fruits does not kill our tropical trees. We
examined. It had plenty of laterals, ripen earlier than elsewhere, and desire our orange trees to hold back
INDIA WATER NUT. but they were completely destitute of growers there control the market until the bloom as much as possible. This

Another novelty which Mr.Challenis fibrous rootlets or feeders. We hadit the first week in May, when the florIda i and the dry spring make our oranges
seeking to introduce info Florida is washed clean, root and branch, the and Bahama pineapples begin to ; late, and this has always made the
the India water nut or water chestnut, trunk scoured to the green; several arrive. Later smaller shipments are prices better. Our groves are as a
a species of Trafa. He describes it wagon-loads of earth hauled away and made from Central America, but general thing, looking well, and over
as something like an onion, found replaced with fresh, sweet soil from a these never reach very high figures. ha f the crop about me has already been
crowing wild in the swamps of which wholesome spot in the grove. Two All of the fruit is shipped direct to sold. The Maltby winery takes bc
the core or inner part is sweet and wheelbarrow loads of rich ditch New York, and half a dozen large tween seventy-five and a hundred
exceedingly nutritious. Letters writ. scrapings were put in the center and dealers in that city practically control thousand oranges at about $7 per 1000
ten to him by the American coneul at the tree reset in this. the trade. On the arrival of the fruit it this year. This wine business is a big
Bombay and others state that the It was simply wonderful how that is bought up by them in bulk and the thing, but I have no disposition to
Hindoostanees of the interior collect tree took hold and thrived. It made prices are fixed according to the conditions speak further of it now.

large amounts of it from the swamps, ,shoots; over seven feet long the first of the market. Pineapplesare Vegetable growing is attractingj
and that a sack of the dried nuts is all season, though it had no fertilizer except generally sorted over at first and divided more than the usual attention owingto
the food that a messenger or runner the ditch scrapings. It has con- into three lots, "extras," No. x the iast few years' experiences in
will require for a journey of many tinued to thrive every year since and and No. 2.-Produce Trade Review. the flat woods, while some of us are
days. The nuts found growing near is now a lusty tree with a top almostas scratching our heads over the pros.
Bombay are of an inferior variety and dense as a cabbage. It is a sweet Tho Pinoapplo Bolt. pects for pineapple culture.WM.
worthless, but Mr. Challen hopes to seedling and, of course, takes its time Fifty miles south of Rock Ledgethe P. N.
be able sometime to procure seeds of about bearing; but any tree that has great pineapple region of Florida Pinellat. Fit, -
the edible variety, of which he has made such a vigorous growth of woodis begins, at the St. Lucie river. From
there the southern end of Lake For M&laria, Liver Trouble
been in quest for two years. bound to bear in good time.It to
is commonly understood, says Worth there extends almost an unbroken ,or Indigestion,us 9
MANNA. the Country Gentleman, that the line of pineapple plantations. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS

This is a dried gum which exudes. young growth of fruit trees bears Within the last five years this indus ,
from the bark of several species of better fruit than old and feble ones. try has made a most surprising growth, I nu.. ...w.Gu.04
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ash, especially the Fraxinvs crnun&& But trees young in years are not until the acreage is way up in the WELLUACH'Yu.. ., U1vt 1a. "IIJ
F. tvtond/fclia, which are natives of always better than old ones for a thousands, with hundreds of thousands JaHI.labibiTht A..trieMWHwfo ../t'IfIH"\l: I
Southern Europe and Asia Minor. It is young tree may be neglected after 'of dollars invested in the past allOt ,IlL;DUlM,T.L; \




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tJi ]''dEl11'lt/ > TI{tI I\El\\ This field but a few years ago so poor plants are red instead of the fruit. the soil mellow without destroying any
the birds dare not fly across it without No doubt this lasting spell of cold of the roots is the proper method.
their and
Something- That will Exterminate cows carrying though almost rations famished the for something town will have a bad effect on cabbage, Surface culture preserves moisture,
WireGrass.It green saw nothing to benefit them causing them to seed in spring. supplying a shallow mulch, which
and induce them to break through and JULIUS SCHNADELBACH. holds the rising moisture brought up
has long been our convictionthat teal, is now covered with dense and
a Grand Bay Ala. by capillary attraction, until it is taken
the greatest need of certain sect luxuriant sward of Japan cloveraflording by the roots of the growing
ions of Florida is more grass and more a good bite for a largo herd of Jersey Plow deep Work Shallow. : up If the moisture and plant food which crop.
cattle now fat and sleek with other
stock rather better and better no
,> or grass
ration to take the arise from the earth are not held in
stock and of it. The flat- ready premium anj- The noted English farmer, J. J.
more wherein the United States. All this is Mechi, writes tersely and vigorously: check by a mellow and fine
woods region embraces an area of the result of one bushel of dirt containing surface soil supplying with the air
What should we to our gardenerwho escape
about 13,530 square miles, which is perhaps one pint of Japan clover say
and will be lost the It is
seed. allowed his flower pot, without a crop.
almost twice as large as the State of Now where would a like quantityof
Massachusetts. This extensive red clover seed have been just where hole in the bottom of it, to be half necessary to stir the surface soil in the
regionis this was sown? If they had ever vege filled with dense, undisturbed stiff cultivation of those crops that require
covered with dense sod of wire
a tated they would have extended six
never cultivation after
clay and then to into the planting.
grass which, by being burned off in inches beyond where it was seeded, and put upper Aside from the
advantages men-
half a few inches deep of friable man.
the.winter, affords a fair support to would long ago have died out or been ,
stock for about nine months of the forgotten. The Japan clover seed from ured and cultivated earth? When the tioned surface cultivation is a great
the this small beginning vegetated, propa rain from the clouds or his wateringpot economy of labor. Labor saving devices
but threeit
year; during remaining and themselves untilit and methods
gated perpetuated had saturated and passed throughthe are greatly sought
becomes so hard and dry that it has extended over sixty acres of
poor friable surface soil where wouldit after. In surface cultivation there is
barely sustains life, and from five to land that red clover would not live on. ,
then be found? certainly in a great saving of labor both for man
ten cent of the cattle perish. Japan clover is truly a traveler! It Why,
per is spreads out in every direction, covering or on the dense, undrained, unmoved and team. Labor is saved, the roots
Now this region not
flatwopds galls and gullies hills and dales roods subsoil, its only mode of escaping being of plants are preserved, food to the
food; for fruit growing on account of and woods, with living verdure. It is upward, as through the sur- crop is saved, and in every way the
Its wetness and flatness, which render really man's and land vapor
a a
.. ; poor poor grass.It benefits and
soil with it air are large
the many.
it subject to frost. Neither is it adaptedto will grow anywhere when once carrying to as
general farming unless well drained. started, without aid, if left unmolested. latent heat, the warmth that should St.;
But the soil ranks among the strongestand Colonel McGehee states that he has invigorate and perfect the growing Forcing Potatoes with Nltrogenl

mOlt durable in the State, and as no seed for sale, and has no interest in plant-the great agricultural un- It will, no doubt, be within the re
fast as the wiregrass can be subdued "booming" this grass, except as a drained flower pot and its contents are collection! of those of your readers who
and replaced by cultivated grasses or means of benefitting the South. thus clearly and indisputably de I take an interest in potato growing, that

forage plants, the flatwoods region becomes Our own observation i in Bradford scribed. in April last mention was made of a
an excellent stock country. county enables us to say that Japan There is no ideality or guess work i method or treating the seed tubers,
Seeing a statement in a recent station clover is perfectly at home in the flat, about the matter; the naked facts stand by which it was stated that a French
bulletin that Japan clover seed woods and spreads rapidly along roads out in bold and unmistakable relief. grower was able to obtain forty-two

would 'grow in an unbroken s"'d, we wherever the seed gets scattered. It The 15,000,0000 or more of acres of tons per acre. As I happened at the
wrote to Col. J. Burruss McGehee grows low and spreading, making a undrained agricultural flower pots 'time to be planting my late potatoes,
the owner Woodlawn Stock and dense sod. We shall burn an acre or (for all farmers' crops bloom or I determined to try the experiment,

Grass Farm, which he has created out two of the wire-grass sod in Februaryand flower) exist as a great national mistake but, being very skeptical, I tried it on

of an old wornout cotton plantation, try it as recommended above. and disgrace; and equally blamable .a very poor piece of ground, namely,
chiefly by means of Japan clover. is the miserable five inch agricul an old raspberry bed, which, of course,
His rply is here given: Frost on Cultivated Land. tural pie crust; for every one may was trodden very hard-and used as
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Bdltor Farmer and Fruit Grower. learn by digging, and every farmer i seed the small potatoes which re
Yours of 9th instant received. The In the weather notes Mr. H. A. ought to know, that the roots of cer mained after planting the other ground,

seed do catch on unbroken sod, and Adams speaks of finding no frost on eal and other farm crops descend the sets being very small, and weigh
without their doing so the grass would some freshly raked groumd, when at deeply, and much beyond the plowedsoil ing from half an ounce to an ounce
in search of moisture and food
never have been known, for soi declared the same time the ground was frozenon ; each.
its value, first in Georgia, in each side. Had he dug down in and it is because the subsoil is neither The piece of ground was twenty.
aerated and manured that the
exterminating broomsedge and con the raked ground a little way he grains one yards long, by five and a half
off" in .
verting old sedge fie.ds into fine pas- would have found the crust, and 'go 1.lay.CULTIVATE yards wide, and the potatoes were
ture. It repeated the process in Virginia ; would readily believe that it is not a SHALLOW. planted in ten rows, allowing about

as see by a pamphlet I mail you. good thing to work the ground around E.S.Teagarden, an American farmer twenty inches between the rows, and
1 do not recommend sowing it this tender plants when there is danger of almost equally well known, says: from ten to twelve inches between the
way. Should you do so, first burn off frost. I have seen too often the bad Roots are made for the purpose of sets. I planted the seed with manurein
r the old dead grass, and then sow before effect of loosening up the soil around feeding the stalk and should never be shallow trenches, which were very
I it gets: started fairly well. If it is growing crops during frosty weather, cut or broken. Through the roots the difficult to make, owing to the hard
done at the right time,say in February and felt it too. stalk gets all its moisture and plant ness of the ground, and before plant

!in Florida, it ought to catch, or even We are having plenty of cold i food. By the roots the stalk lives, ing, in accordance with the instructions .
L in March. weather. Before the cold of Decem moves and has its being; therefore, if given in the standard, I immersedthe
r J. BURRUSS MCGEHEE.Lmurell ber 27th all our strawberr es were out the roots are broken the stalk must tubers for twenty-four hours in a
; ; Hill,L*. in full bloom and my Stevens patchwas perish. And in proportion as the roots solution of one pound of sulphate of
, The following is an extract from. the full of ripening and green berries. are broken must the stalk lack suste ammonia and one pound of itrate of
pamphlet referred to: Alas! whit a change Now the nance. Surface culture which keeps potash in five gallons of water, and c I








.T.unr J1T 2,1898] THE FLORIDA
AND FRUIT-GROWER, : !fallowed .

the tubers to remain another) hard rock is so great that most consumers is a grand plan to wet the plants well
twenty four hours exposed to the air will take river rock for their before lifting from the bed. In this Poultry,
so that tbe.germs might have time to lower grade acid phosphate, whereas way I have often made a good thing .......
swelL They were planted on April in 1892, when prices for 75 to 80 percent off an acre of plants before others WWWWWJDoes Edited by 8.W.AM3DEN Onnond FU.I ._ ..
6th, and were taken up on September rock and Coosaw and Peace river have any to sell.
13, and gave a return of fifteen and were about the same, they naturally A great deal, however, depends on Pay to Food Meat?
one-half bushels. I add that the the Meat would be more used
may bought high-grade phosphate and the seed you use. I used to use generally *
soil is heavy clay, and has not been reduced it by cheap Belgian phos Acme but have lately used Living but for the difficulty of procuring it
worked for three years, and that very phate."Manufacturers' Record. ston's Beauty. I have saved quite a What is meant by meat is that from
few of the potatoes were diseased, --- S... quantity of stock seed of this variety the butcher. True, there are such
and the tubers were above materials as ground meat, animal food
decidedly GROWING TOMATOES.A and I will send a small package to ,
the average in size. Side by side with anyone who desires to try this plan etc., which can always be used with
the above I planted a well-worked Novol Mothod of Potting tho and will send me a stamp for postage.F. advantage, and which ate well worth
piece of ground, twenty one yards Planta. G. ]OJlNSON. the price asked for them, but
long and fifteen and a half wide, with Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower 146 K. cay Street Columbus, Ohio.tobacco meat from the butcher is better than
good sound tubers of medium size, In looking over your paper I see meat in any other form, the only objection
which gave me a return of thirty many articles on a variety of horticultural ] to its use, :as stated, being the
bushels, very few being diseased.It subjects. I have been in the price.
will be seen at once that the seed market garden business for some In judging of the price of any art-!-
tubers which were soaked in the solution years and am greatly ,interested in any No Fenco Corner Crop. cle, however, one must be guided by
gave a return at the rate of 651 improved methods of carrying it on. It is very evident that tobacco in the results obtained from it. A lot of
bushels to the acre, while the others. There is one plan for getting tomatoes Florida is rapidly coming out of the food costing $1 which gives eggs to
though much larger tubers, and on into market early that I have never old. "tobacco: patch" or negro's "jamer the value of $2, is cheaper than food
superior soil, yielded only at the rate seen described and I thought I would de fence" era. The great New York costing fifty cents that produces eggs
of 446 bushels to the acre; so that the give it to vour readers if you would syndicate farms at QUincy are sowing to the value of $1. There are periods
yield from the former was nearly 50 care to print it. It is not exactly anew good seed. Even Kentucky is gettinginterested. when the hens do not lay at all, and
per cent. more than that from the way either, but a great improve A late number of the Lex any food that will induce them to lay
latter ; and I have no doubt, that if ment I think on .the old way of using ington Leader says that three well. will be really cheap compared with
the soil in the two cases had been of pots. It is this: When going home from known capitalists of that city have food that gives no results at all. We
the same quality and the tubers of the the city market during the summer II jointly purchased four thousand acres know of a period when eggs were so .
same size, the crop from the former generally drive out an alley and can i I about forty miles inland, situated in I scarce that they readily sold for sixty
would have been still more abundant nearly always pick up, before I get Jackson county, one hundred and fifty cents a dozen. Only one person in
The chemicals cost me is 3d, and I out of town a wagon load of tin cans, miles from Pensacola. This largetract that neighborhood was selling eggs
would recommend potato growers to mostly of the sizes in which corn and of land is now heavily timbered and he was feeding beef, which was
try the experiment next year with, saya tomatoes are packed. During th eand with pine but will soon be cleared being procured for the purpose at fifteen
quarter of their seed, and carefully winter-when not busy-we build afire planted in tobacco, Cuban seed cents a pound. It was a high
compare the result with the rest of the between two logs and when we being used,and all kinds of fruit exceptoranges. price for beef, but eggs were also high,
crop.-Farmer and Stock Breeder. get a good bed of coals, throw on "a and the advantages overbalanced'' the
bushel or so of the cans. In an in Twelve strong Kentucky mules, cost and gave a profit.It .
credibly short time the tops and carts and other necessary implements, is estimated that one pound of
Too Much Phosphate.Mr. # bottoms will drop off and the sides three expert tobacco growers and an lean beef is sufficient for sixteen hens
C. Thalheimer, of the Anglo-] pop open, then with a long stick experienced German fruit raiser have for one day. At sixteen cents per
Continental Guano Works, London, we toss them out. The operation already been sent South by the pur pound it is just one cent a day for
sailed for Liverpool on the Teutoniclast is then .repeated, and so on until I chasers. each hen. At thirty two cents per
Wednesday, after an extendedtour all are opened. They are then Mr. Bliss has purchased 629 acres dozen six eggs from the sixteen hens
of the phosphate mining regionsin gathered up and put away. and Mr. Curry McChcsney 640. All l will pay for the beef. It is true that
this country. A few days before fine broom wire is next procured and eof the three tracts adjoin, and it will "circumstances alter cases," and the
his departure he wrote us as follows: cut with nippers so that when the endare all be cultivated except a portion that hens may not lay at all, etc., yet the
"I have been all over the phosphate hooked and fastened together they swill be set aside to lay out a town. use of the meat will give more eggs
producing countries in the United will each make a loop of the proper than without its use. Warm quartersin
States and Canada, and regret to say size to go over a can. The sides o f Editor Farmer Tobacco and l+rult in Crower Manatee. winter, and the use of a variety of ..
that there is too much activity in the cans should be lapped say three- : food, as well as judicious management,
Florida to allow the market to regaina quarters of an inch. The natural Mr. Frank A.: Layne, an experienced are all to be considered, but we believe .
healthy basis. A great number of spring of the can will keep the wirein commercial tobacco grower, is that if experiments be made in
mines are putting in machinery, not its place. The cans are all pre- planting twenty acres of Cuban to feeding meat when eggs are high it
withstanding the ruinous prices, hoping pared in this way and stored in some bacco for wrappers, etc., on the Dr. will give a profit. It may be stated
that things will improve. In any old shed till needed in spring. About Kellum farm on the Caloosahatchee, that the scraps or refuse portions of
case,they cannot go worse, but as longas three months before it is safe to set above Fort Myers. This i is! one of the meat, which can be procured at a W
the production shows such a large plants in the open ground, we Jake a most promising beginnings in this i lower sum, will answer, but the meat
surplus over the consumption in the hot bed and sow the seed. In about business in South Florida, and will I should be lean and not fat, as it is the
entire phosphate market of the world six weeks the plants will be about t probably settle the question as to how nitrogenous food that is being soughtin
there is little chance of a lasting improvement three or four inches high,when milder profitable the business can be made. meat.
hot bed is made and the cans set in as It will pay tobocco growers everywhere It may also be mentioned that much
"Time, and let us hope the increasing thick as they will stand and filled with to watch this experiment, and of the ground meat and animal meal
consumption in the United States, rich soil. Into each can is set one if successful, South Florida should sold for poultry is excellent on accountof
will no doubt rectify this in a year or plant and allowed to grow for four or produce enough tobacco to make i it containing bone as well as meat.
two, but meanwhile raisers have to I I five weeks: until_ they begin to crowd, the wealthiest part- of the South. and such foods maybe used to cheapenthe
face the fact that present prices leave then they may be separated so as to Manatee,J1a. w. E. DRISCOLL, meat from the butcher, by alter- ,
them an actual loss. This is not only have plenty of room and let stand until -- S.. nating with it, allowing one kind one
in Florida, but also in the Coosaw district safe to plant out. When the groundis For Biliousness day and another the next.
In Canada only two mines are marked off take a spade and throw Use Hertford' Acid Phosphate. ----..... .----
working, the British Phosphate Co. of out a spadeful of soil where each plantis Dr. W. B. Gillies, Winnepeg, Manitoba It. A. Lindsay late of No. 3 Engine'
London and the Phosphate of Lime to grow (and if a little bone dust or says : "I have used it In a Company Baltimore City Hro Depart
Co., and these will not be able to go other fertilizer is mixed in so much typical case of indigestion with biliousness ment says that tho members of his company
on long. They cannot compete against the better). Now lift the plants, can, and found it to be, without exception sprains have and used soreness Salvatiou with Oil most in cases gratify-of
Florida, which holds the key to the soil and all, and set in Doxes conve- the best thing I ever used in ing results. ItIs tho best. Only; 25

phosphate trade of the world."I venient to handle and haul to the field; such cases." cents. .. ... ..
p.- -
expect the next year's produc- set can and all into the hole so that 4
The Paine Fertilizer Go's office at Don't delay; always be on time, for
tions in Florida to be about 200,000tons when the soil is drawn in the surface Is
Jacksonville, at the suggestion of their prevention better than cure. All
of hard rock and 60,000 to 70,000 will be about one inch higher than top New York office and their New York coughs and colds and such affection of ...
tons of land pebble and Peace river of can. Cut the wire with a nipperand agents, will inaugurate a system of cut the throat and lungs as lead to consump
phosphate. The consumption of hard lift the can off, this will leave the rates on all agricultural chemicals after tion are cure! by Dr. Bull's Cough .
rock will be a little less in Europe dur roots absolutely undisturbed. Hoe December 15th. This will be purely an Syrup.
experiment. You had better take advantage ---- --+s ------
than in because the in the soil and the is
ing 1893 1892 work done.
of it while
f it 1utI. Bee ad. oa See "Our T rm." on aditerlalpage. .
difference in price between river and Plants so set out will never wilt It page, 40. .


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> POWERS, Editor. Our Terms. argument that the State is no more
P. O. Address Lawtey,Fla. We havo already twlco distinctly bound to provide the teacher with his .
announced on this page that tho \
price of the paper henceforth will or her equipment for work than it is JACKSONVILLE, FLA.* Jan. 20.
B. M. of the
Secretary Lelong, bo uniformly $2.00 In advance fora the physician or the lawyer. FRUITS AND VF.GKTABLKS.
California State Board of Horticulture single subscription ; $1.5O In
clubs of five ; $1.25 In clubs of ten. The News asks: "Why should a (Corrected to date by Marx: Bros J ,
has our thanks for a of the ,
copy The usual cash commission will be man who earns a dollar a day be These are average quotation Extra choice
annual report} of his Board for 1891.It allowed to agents on now subscriptions lots fetch prices abort top quotations,while poor
taxed train another man's iota sell lower.
Is a volume of 448 illus. (but not on tho club rate). to son to Oranges.. u6................ ...N..... 1.33t01.33
pages, There Is subscriber writerin ............ '
no reason why one earn five dollars a day? But a .. to-i.6. 1.35t0 lo
trated with numerous plates, several should receive the paper .. I76..140101.13
the same shows that the rail Mandarin good color box. 1.00101.30
of which are done in all the any choapor than another. All remittances paper Tangerine, good.color..... 1.50103.51)
up gor will be credited at the roads and non residents pay over 23 russets. .... ........ ......... 1.00101.50
geous coloring for which the fruits of Pomelos, box......................... 1.15to 1.50
above rate, If this Is satisfac-
or .. .......
per cent of the school tax of Escam. Apples bbL. ......... J.ISto400I.cmoul.
that State are celebrated. We shall tory, returned. No Agricultural paper ,Fla., not wanted.............
worthy of the name can be pub- bia county and that of the 2,114 prop- Messina............. ......? 3- 0
endeavor to draw upon its large stores lished In Florida Pineapple,crate..................... 4.00 to 3.00
at a lower price erty tax payers in that county, 1,500 Bananas,bunch...................... 1.$0 to I.7S
of information in future issues. than $2.00. We have already returned Potatoes barrel...... ............ ,1.)1Hady
two subscriptions. pay less school tax each than one child Rose, for seed................. 3.50
-.1- Hebron. *.... .....I................ 173
Bulletin 19, of the Lake City Ex costs per year. Hence the above Chili Kcd............................. 3.50
Yollow Fever Constitutional.Mr. sweet bushel................. .50
peHment Station, is laid on our table question of the News does not seem Florida cabbage wanted.............. 7 to .90nlona
is fully cfAC........................ 1.33
by Director DePass. It treats entirely Congressman Mallory to have a just basis of fact. More than Onion. bb1s.__ ......__...... 4.00
in his mind that the Turnip,barrel........................ i.oo
on the culture and curing of to. persuaded own that, very few teachers earn $5.00 a Beets .. ....................... 1.50
proposed National quarantine law is Carrots, .. ........................ 3-00
bacco in Florida. The Station has day. The great majo.ity of teachersin Parsnips, .. ...................... 3.00
unconstitutional. Of course it is. Radishes, dozen....................... ioto 15
had manifold obstacles to contend Duval county receive only $35 to Celery................................ .5010.60
There can be no more doubt about month. Egg Plants,each..................... .0510.06
with this season through the hostilityof $40 per Bans,crate ......... .......'........., 1.7StOJ.00
that fact than there can be about the We that the Green pea, bushel ................. 1.50
the elements, yet some valuable are painfully aware Cauliflower barrel................. 5.00
fact.that yellow fever is constitutional. American free school does a Tomatoes, wanted...................
lessons in the culture of the weed have average Squashes ......._ 1.50
But here is a point : It is highly un vast deal of work teaching Grar.cs black,s-lb.basket.. ?
been elicited. We shall quote from Malagabbf' _.......,,'...:: 9.oo
this bulletin hereafter. constitutional for a Georgian to thrusta the child to memorize and parrot an POULTRY AND EGGS.

loaded shotgun into the face of a intolerable mass of verbiage without liens........ <..........................$ e411 to .45,
At Charleston where two Kooster. ............................. .2S to .30
peoplewere Floridian and him with
deathif waking up his ideas. The Americanree 3roiters.............................. .30 to .y
frozen to death in the recent he line. Turkeyf............................... .73101.15
the State Now
crosses school system is diseased, no Duck...................... ........... .30 to .35
freeze-an almost unparalleled occurrence which is better to have armed ................................. .30
masses doubt; but the Pensacola News is wise ICJcese................................. alto .at v''
-the damage from frost was of men do an unconstitutional act, enough in its day to know that modern -

very considerable. The lowest tenv brutally and barbarously, or to have therapeutics does not allow the physician HAY, GRAIN. ETC.

perature recorded was 22. The cabbage the Federal Government do an unconstitutional bleed the in [f"'orrecIA'd to date by W. A. Boor) #

to patient except White corn small lot.................... 1.IS
and lettuce crops, where the act, having the same rare cases. Give him rather Mixed ............... ...... t.*>
very whiteoatsi ................... 1.85
plants were at all weak, have suffered effect, peacefully and beneficently? some sweet and subtile medicine Mixed oat, '* ..................... 1.73
Hay No. Timothy, small lots............. 19.00
heavily; probably one-half will haveto which will touch the springs of life. What bran small lots...................... 1840,
be replanted. But it is never worth Tho South Florida Fair.It Wbeat Middling, per ton.................. 10,00
Let us not our teachers less or Ground feed fresh(corn and oats),per sack
while for Florida truckers to build is a good sign and we heartily re pay of too pounds...............i.......... 143
reduce their number for white schoolsat sack of ton
( Feed meal per 100 pound, 3
anything on the misfortunes of Char joice to tee the old.fashioned agricultural I lotspet ton ........* ............... 11,00
least), but rather teach them trulyto Peed meal, per sack of 100 pounds, lea
leston the there always make fair revived in the South-see quantity,per ton.......................... 11.00
; crops train the young idea how to shoot. Rice flour per ton.......................... 1600
their appearance on the market in circulars of the South Florida Fair' -- Pure wheat, per sack of loo round........ 1.33
Texas rustproof seed oat, per bush....... .50
,about such a length of time after the Association, announcing a fair to be Growing Florida-grown seed rye.per hush.......... I.J3
.. There is a work of pleasure to be de Tennessee rye per bnsh... ........ 1.13
Florida crops, no matter what hap- held at Orlando, February 23-4-5. rived from a garden full\I of roses; even a Tennessee barley per bush............ 130
Black-eye peas, per bush. .. ........ ........ 1.50.
The various departments have been flower in little red will
single a pot, Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per ton,
pens. ..._ .. ....'...'._..' provided for a good guarantee' fund brighten the homo and bring good cheer. ISO-pound.sacks................... ....... l3-3'
With the kind of there is Prepared steam cooked horse feed per ton,
A good friend, who shall be name- has been subscribed and right plants no 15o-pound sack......... ...... ...... .17.50
in the of
we see no difficulty way everybody having .
*"- Pearl grits, per barrel, 3 barrel lot,3.05,
less here, sent us a box of shaddocks reason why Orlando should not havea the choicest roses; a little soil, water and Ices./.... ........................... J.IO
sunshine is the only care they require, Pearl meal per barrel s-barrel lotsj.os***, 340
,and King oranges, on which there was which will be creditable Flour "Diploma," best winter wheat
display to and they amply repay for the slight patent ....... ... ............440104.50Fl .
an express charge of fifty cents. We the entire sub tropical section of the trouble and expense. Tho best roses for ur. "Star of the South" extra laneyamb
home culture are those grown by tho ( ,...... .... .. ..... ........3 90to4.o&
paid this with a certain grim satisfaction State. We have had occasion to Dingee &; Conard Company, at West (Half barrel,either brand, ass per barrel
as it gave us license. if there was know that the gentlemen in charge of Grove, Pa. For twenty-five years this Cotton aced meal,bright, cn loa", per ton, 16.50
about the fruit firm has been propagating? roses of every Coton aced meal bright, too sacks,per ton, 34.75
any sourness to say so of the Cotton seed meal bright sacks
some departments are using variety on their own roots, and sending, 50 per 17.00
Cotton seed meal bright Ices ,
without fear or favor. But, seriously, their best efforts to render this something them by mail to every part of the land. ton............ ..........quantity..........per... 17.50
Their method of starting a rose is peculiarly Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal per
we think our friends had better prepay more than a mere Beotian, their own. When the plant leaves ............... .....*.. 11.50

the charges on samples of fruit which pumpkin butter display; that they are their hands it is ready to thrive and bloom Pure Bone ground and potash bone.,per fine ton.per... .ton......u............. .... 30.00 31. O

they are good enough to forward to in pot or garden. This firm publishes an German kainit, per>> ton ......*...*........ ic. o
striving to make it an object lessonin illustrated "Guide to Rose Culture," -

us, trusting to our sense of fairness to the highest walks of horticulture, which contains complete instructions for

criticize the fruit justly under all cir growing flowers of all kinds, and much MARKET NOTES.JACKSONVILLE.
farming and gardening other information interesting and valu Jan. 20.

cumstances. The shaddocks were of t t able to tho lover of oweJ 8. They offerto The Jacksonville Fruit Auction com-

two varieties, and the smaller of the Florida Free Schools. send it free, and enclose a specimen pang report oranges in much, better 4e*
copy of their floral f magazine, "Success tnand for the last three days, though
two were equal to the best of the newly It is impossible not to applaud the With Flowers," to all who make appli culls and drops are not paying expenses.

discovered have directness and of cation. Fruit damaged is holding
sweet pomelos that we hearty singleness; .. slightly up
-4 much better than it would have don I In
yet tasted. They were simply delicious. purpose with which the Pensacola Well-known Implements. warmer weather.

The large ones made excellent lemon News seems to have set itself to the Tile 1693 catalogue of S. L. Allen &; This city is quickest to feel the depressing -

i Co., of Philadelphia, proprietors of the i effects of tho frost on the prices of
ade. The also task of of the evils
King were correcting some
oranges well-known Planet Jr. hand-hoea and oranges. We have to record a marked' .

very fine, greatly belying their appear which retard Florida's prosperity and cultivators, is an elegant and attractive decline in the Jacksonville market 'com

affair. There are few truckers and gardeners pared with a week ago, because this city
which almost bizarre and her But in its searchfor
ance was as deplete
in Florida who are not familiar receives the cull*,drops and frosted fruitof

outlandish as that of a Florida rough superfluities and extravaganceswhich with these standard implements, and i the State, which too shippers fear will

they speak for themselves, they need no I not pay expenses if shipped North and
lemon. One pronounced them be lopped off we to
expert may
recommendation from us. Their horse yet am not willing to throw away.
of the Kewachi variety. At any rate, see this strong champion of honestyand hoes are especially admirable. The Later advices chow a remarkable con

all direct attack "double celery hiller1 and the Irish potato firmation of the estimate of damage
they were highly satisfactory to economy an against '
digger will opt fail to attract atteatioa. made by tho Fruit Ezcbasgq thirty-tx
who tasted them. our Normal schools, on the plat ible hours after tk e tr ete. Take Ue follow



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ing from finds tho that DeLond the Record which Auction Sales. 2. Car 55004 sold 1.70 to 2.40; average The National rrrrr Quarantine ..111.A -
paper growers generally Blake & Ripley, Boston Jan. 10 2.10. Car 1002 sold l.CO to 2.30
place the loss at 25 per cent. It says: Washington special of the lath instant
"Of the dozen or so orange buyers Navels. .... .... ...... .2.7o to 3.12 202. Supplies light. Weather much to the New Orleans Picayune of
here at DeLand they make about the Bloods.... .... .... ........ ..2.55: to 4.50 improved. Demand strong yestrrday says:
sane report that the owners of the I Tangerines, halves. .. ... .:.1.50 to 2.05 3. Sale today 1.50; averaged 1.65. Dr. Williamson states that he and Dr.
groves do. Mr. Jim Baird, one of the Mandarins, hal ves... ....... 87 to 1.37 Demand limited. Weather cold. OlUphant, after full discussion of the 4
largest buyers, says the damage is notgreat I Pomelos..... .. .. . S. ... .87 to 2.87 4. Sale of today 1.50 to 3.05; average subject with Surgeon-General Wyman
but the market in consequence will Fancy... .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.30 to 2.10 1.80. Also 1,419 boxes 1.30 to 2.25: average and members of the House, have coin- .p
be demoralized for bomo: time to come, Bright... .. .. .. .. .. 1.80 to 2.30 1.77. Tangerines 1.50 to 2.70 per cided that the National quarantine bill! 4,
and low quotations can be expected for Russet.. .. .. ., .. .. . .1.75102.33 sound.half box. Navels 2.00 to 3.25. All will prove satisfactory. Dr. Wilkinson
at least thirty days. Same Jan. 19: proposes to amend the measure so as to
A Liverpool letter in the Jacksonville Malta Blood. .. ..0. .. .. .. 3.C2' 1.79.5. Car Car 18 sold 1.55: to 2.00; average provide that such quarantine regulationsas
Journal of Commerce: 4ThoFloiida Navels. .. .... ..... ... ...2.12 to 2.50 197. 1900 sold 1.75: to 2.20; average the Treasury Department may make
orange is retailing in our local fruit storesat Med. Sweet. .. ... .. .. .. .1.85 to 2.20 1.80. Car 2385 sold 1.50 to 2.30; average shall, at least, not fall short of the regulations -

4 cents per orange, and as much as 4J Tangerines, halves... .... .. .87 to 1.87 t- imposed by the State authorities..
cents, for choice fruit. Brazilian, Valen Mandarins, halves. .. .. 50 to 1.00 That is. they shall be, at least as extensive
cia, Messinas are selling at 10 to 12 for Pomelos .. .. .. ... . 2.37 to 2.75 QUESTIONS AND REPLIES. and rigid as those of the State. With
12 cents, two for three cents or two cents Bright.. .. .. . ... .. 1.75 to 2.33 INDEX, ETC., A. L. B., Eustis. There this amendment ho thinks the bill will
per! single orange. Jaffas, a larger fruit Russet... .... .... . ... .. .1.60 to2.25E. will be an index for 1892 published as be acceptable
than Florida. produces, only bring 2 cents L. Goodsell), New York, Jan. 18: soon as wo can find time to compile it.
apiece.I The recent transfer has
Navels . .... overwhelmed us
Florida's . .. ..2.25 with 0 J '
cotton last work for the UTAt
average year was Fancy.. ..... ... .. ... 1.80 to 2.35 present. x
187,798 acres against 231.840 the be 2. The real of the the
fore year Bright... ... .. .. .. .. .. .85 to 2.40 owners paper are
a falling off about men whoso it bears.
that, on a par with Russet. .. ... .. .. .. .... names They are
of other cotton States. abundantly able to take care of it, but
The State is credited with 146 miles of Sgobel &: Day, New York, Jan. 10: the material and machinery were badly

new railroad built last year. Indian River .. .. .... 1.55 to 2.05 disarranged by the failure of the establishment
The shipments of lumber from Florida Navels. . ... .. .. .2.50: where it had been printed. Jw
ports were Pensacola, 821,150,108 feet; Fancy. .. .. .. .. . .. .1.95102.70 Give us a little time.
Fernandina, 00,710,520 feet;Jacksonville. Bright.. ... .. .. .. .. .1.30 to 2.70 FIBER MACHINERY, W. M. A., Reding-
43. OOOOO feet. Russet .. .. . .........;1.30 to 1.95 ton, Neb. For full information on thissubject
The shipments of write to W. T. Forbes Atlanta
phosphates during Same, Jan. 20. Whit destruction attends the sudden
the year amounted to 28:5,221: tons; in Brights .... .. .. .. .. .1.15: to 3.05 Go. bunting forth of pent up waters. What a
1891, 180.400 tons; in 1890, 5,000 tons; Navels .. ... .. ... .. 2.00 to 3.37 INJURY TO :TREES, G. T., St. Louis. wrecking health follows! the track of the
1889, 7,600 tons; 1888, 3,000 tons. These Pomelos. . .. .. ........1.87 to 2 62 I Orange trees in Bradford county on lowland rasing averted by a r l : be
figures! show a steady growth in output Tangerines, halves..83 to 2.70 I are largely defoliated and the ten iGiAMS'P t
under adverse circumstances. l killed; on the high lands, scarcelyshowing
The value of the product for the last Dix &: Wilkins, Baltimore Jan. 20: any effects of frost at all. The

year is $1,790,532. The hard rock is more Fancy .. .. . .... .. ..1.00 to 2.00 strawberry crop will be benefitted by the In keeplsg the Blood
than twice as valuable as the pebble.>> Bright .. .. .. .. .. . 1.50 to MO cold, as the cutworms are more or 1 less I LLS Cool, the liver la good
Of the shipments hard rock Fenian- Russet . .. . .. .. 1.20 to 2.10 killed and the premature fruit and working order, sad la preheating Hick I
IIeadocli, IVenk Wtomueto Impaired
dina is credited with a total of 122,262 South Water Street 'Fruit Auction bloom frozen off. blge.kton! .to. Of all drucgists. 25C. .

tens; Tampa, 32,290 tons; Brunswick, Companp, Chicago, Jan 17: SHEEP, A. P.O., Kathleen. The ]box. New'Ycxk- S! ,. s Canal\.St.? .--.r ?

18.001 tons. By rail 4,000 tons were Bright. .. ... .. .. .. .1.2. to 2.35 flat-woods region of this State is excel
shipped to the interior and J,000 tons lent for sheep. There is considerable interest
were consumed in the State. Same. Jan. 18: on this subject now in Bradford

Of pebble phosphate the shipments Brights. .... .. . .. ...1.30to2.30 county and a number parties are start- IPs'Human
were: From Tamna. 22.ft35: tons; Punta ing flocks or increasing those they had.

Gorda, 01,273 tons; by rail to the interior:: NEW YORK January 23.-Wo sold to Sheep are healthy in the flatwoods in Nature
19, 300 tons; consumed in the State, 3,000 lay at auction 2,000 boxes of Florida most places and they yield a revenue of
tons. the showed about 75: cents to $1.00 a head almost To love IkMea npecUlly the
oranges, offering rather or- D. A C. II(I*K&Tbvy ar .
The market the without If cared for little
during last has expense. a
year Unary quality of fruit: Brights, 90s, frown on their own root,aDd are
shown considerable activity and the industry 112a, 120s', 1.4bri: ; hts, 15Qa, 1.76 and protected from hogs and dogs they the choice of dower lovers every.
of the State has been ; would! do still better. where. Our new "Uulde to Koa
undergoing brights, 176s, 200s, 2163 to 250a 2.15; Calla re" will give any ones comi4tI t
a more extensive degree of development golden russets, 150a, 17Cs, 200s, 1.90 do. SIZES, G. B., Mount Dora. :Make the education In flower growing'. wt J
than in South Carolina. Low prices ; slots in your sizer as follows: 250, 2:] 5-8 want to send It free,together with
216 1.80; russets, all sizes, 1.75 Tnnge
; acopyofourMcffuine.
have prevailed for similar causes to those rines, good quality, 3.20 to 3.70. Market inches; 200, 2 ?4; 176, 2 ; 140,3 ; 128, 3, "811C rc..wllh Floweret'*
In that State, and the great competition much weaker owing to bad weather 112. 84* ; D6, 3'!$. to every dower lover In the
very land. lend
os addrraTw
present there has been but GIRDLING J. G., Welaka. Our
a slight im and snow E. L. GOODSELL. paper DUCK A null co.,
provement in values 'which at the close of January 7 contained an article on this WIT
of 1892, were firmer at 4.00 to 4.75 for subject. taut fA.e.+
Charlotte Harbor and Tampa CO to 70 percent NEW YORK. January 24.Receipts for BLIGHT, C. W. A., Hawthorne.: Thereis
product, and 3.50 to 3.75 for 50 to last week 70,299 boxes. Fancy oranges .no known; positive cure for this._ Woauviso
55 per product Florida boulder 75: are scarce and will command good you to correspond wun rror. w.' [IL -
to 80 per cent. was steady at 8.50 to 8.75: prices. Our market is full of foreign T. Swingle, of the Experiment station, eooACa6.f. (
f. a b. Fernandina. oranges which are selling at from 90 Eustis. TREES :ipitNfS
The sudden and large accession of cents to 1.40 per box. This hurts the CAMPHOR TREI S W. A. D., Monte #
tourists created much activity in the sale of all medium grades of Floridas. Vista. Several oft our advertisers can If."' ..* |*r.. and fin* ttoek at ..
vegetable and poultry markets at prices Indian rivers today brought 2.50 to 3; furnish you camphor trees, and William <<
quoted; the demand outruns the suoply. bright (fancy, desirable counts), 2.37 to Parry, of Parry, N. J.. can sell you the 9BK3ffisftP&A3HCEiux:: ,
Florida cabbage wanted at 2.00 to :tf.OO a 2.C2; brights (straight lines), 1.90 to 2.25; Japanese Golden Russet Pear. I "
barrel; btans, 1.50 to 2.00 a crate; peas, brights (coarse sizes), 1,50to 1.75; russets, LOUISIANA GRASS, J. IL, High Springs.The NURSERY OMPANYt
1.50 to 1.75; tomatoes, 2.00 to 3.00, as to 1.75 to 2.25; grape fruit, 1.50:> to 2.25; seed can be 1>U /'jased of Peter u SIDJLKI f mu* co.Cffli LWlla/leA..
quality. Tangerines, 2.50 to 4.50; Mandarins, 1.50 Henderson & Co., 01 N w York; the sod RCIIL COLUGC Of KENTUCKY -
EggS are scarce, fresh Floridas selling : to 3; string beans, 4.50 to 5. can be obtained in many places in the ,WVtwLCZIHOTON KT.irnug ,
up to 30 cents; Tennessee eggs, 25 to 28 I older I settled sections: of the State from mpeq...,.as..w',.........
Waldo to Pensacola. .tot.k.,..,... ....
>i Aen-# .
cents. Guinea
hens 25 T" *
cents; quail, 10 BOSTON, January 21.-There were 7,500> ....T..,... ..,.. JM.
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to 11 cents; doves, 6 to 7 cents. boxes of orange! sold! here yesterday and Japanese Piuit, G. S. L.see, Mount answer Tabor.just above.For the NIL8t IL it. -)'?. rr., f.".. .&J't,.
Dairy products very firm on fresh pear -
today at 1.75:>> to 2,30 per box. -
goods. Creamery butter, 30c.; cold E. L. STRAWBERRIES. A. G. C., Chipley. Six days nriiei thsa
Our soy Ysrtttr t trd at tae
J. Schnadelbach
spring Elgin creamery 30c.; full :ream correspondent, >crtcu'il Ex. Uroveds
cheese, 13-2r.; Young America, 14c. Grand Bay, Alabama, is more nearly on at O never,N.Y. ColorsrrvoUn
Last week there were shipped by the CHICAGO, January 18.-Bright.!, desirable your latitude than any other we know trtwier,. sweet uhlt* and pulp''..
Merchant's Steamship Line about 0,000 sizes, 2.50 to 2.75 per box. There is of. He can doubtless supply you with Iktotu.. The oay) ....pew
boxes of oranges; by the Clyde Lino a great deal of frosted fruit in the plants and information. that tanks and flrslearIIarts qnsiii/bol.hi
about 20,000 boxes. market, which is bringing low prices. If BEAXS. D. E. L., Lane Park. We bell ?IM tested. web
the weather' moderates prices will go up hope soon to advertise this matter. oar mark rrrttteted labrU> seed trsds cat
Oranges at Auction Jacksonville. rapidly. iimu**."tJt'.l".r'... r"tonaaUoa. P1I"waster
atU' M MOTTO aONS. few "'. Ci
Monday,January 23-At the auction r A Notable Nursery. 2/Urtss- -- _.._... ... .an.
tale by the Jacksonville Fruit Auction FRUIT EXCHANGE BULLETIN. The extensive nursery of Reasoner Established 1876.McALISTER .

company today, demand was good and JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Jan. 24. I Bros., Oneco, being I in semitropical
prices very much higher Bnghts sold Florida, is a connecting link between
somewhat BROS.
from 1.25 to 1.50; russets from 1.10 to Reports today are more encouraging America and the lower latitudes of Eu ,
1.35 culls and drops barely} paying. ex- and indications point to an rope, Asia and Africa. They have a wide

))eD&C8. We advise steady shipments. early be moderating improvement.and while Weather prices seems have not to correspondence and trade, not only all Produce Commission Merchants
JACKSONVILLE FRUIT AUCTION Co. over America, but in those other continents
advanced fruit is beginning to
T. R. Tow J. C. MAOOMDER. : move as well.
We therefore 829 Liberty Street Pittsburgh P .
more freely. recommend *
BROWN'S IRON BITTERS a slight increase in shipments. IF TOUR BACK ACHT.S.Or .
Recent sales as reported by wire show TOT are all wtyrn cot really good wr acts. Specialties-PLOKIDA. OBAXCTC
Cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion prices as follows: lug, it b fenral debility. TryfittOMW

Debility. 1. Car 1588 averaged 1.70. Weather U will CUlt TOO,*cteaas IKOfT 7001'JtlTTZXS.Urer t4 gto I umtuorcs t

moderatI &. al G4lf1* t. ... I ark' Pteridt pi.,.tch.oT u jr' KtmaUIt Aft. **. ..



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Our young polios gtzate pfetfs Professor Lonnberg, the Swedish The general average, however, of fruitas
naturalist, who has j just discovered a being damaged will not exceed

*" P S ....... new species of fish in the lakes here- twenty-five per cent.

1 Some claim that the counterpart in the There are thousands of trees in this abouts, gives as its technical name The mercury fell to its lowest mark

opposite sex of crass-widowr should neighborhood that the inside leaves "Elassoma Orlandicum." It is of the between 5 and 7 o'clock Saturday

be designated Times. the nay-rake-Philadelphia show no signs of having ever been perch or bream variety about one morning, and by seven it was above

frosted. The heavy foliage, still air, Inch long, with dark blue fins, very the damage point, hence it could not
Glasgow$ Landlord-When ye gao out and smoke combined saving them.- shapely and graceful, and distinct have done great damage to the fruit.
) tak'thofirst
side, Jock, yell see twa cabs;
yin, for the other yin's no there. Orange City Times. from any heretofore known specimenof Growers went through their: groves

Guidnicht.-Fun, We know that our farmers are putting the finny tribe.-Orlando Reporter.Who from 7 to 8 o'clock and opened oranges

Jud e-If I got as intoxicated as you themselves to the trouble of better says Bronson is not the centreof to see their condition, and very

do, I'd shoot myself. Prisoner-If you preparations for crops this year than a wealthy community? Innumer few report that even a trace of ice
was tossicated as I am you couldn't hitter for many years past. Those who able quantities of chickens could be seen in the juice of the fruit.
barn door.-Texas Siftings. claim Some damage has been done to
used two-horse plows last dressed
rear pork, etc., are shipped from
Landlady at the head of the table] )- that they were well repaid for the here weekly, and Epperson Lummus young trees, and tender buds on them
Will you have cream in your coffee? Lake were killed, but the old excepting
City Reporter. groves,
& Co. will this week ship a car load of
Crusty-I won't if I get it out of that
their scorched leaves all
jug in your hand.-Detroit Free Press. James Guinn of North Gainesville pork on the feet. This will make the are

covered an acre of his strawberrieswith third car load of live shipped
Hostess-Will you have a piece of pie, pork right.Monday the 16th cold
Georgia?" Georgie Yes'm; but please pine straw on Friday night and from Levy county in the past three was
make it double size, because ma told me protected the blooms and fruit from weeks. Wnat county can beat it?- throughout the day and a killing frost
not to ask for two pieces.-Good News.A the frost. He has already shipped Levy T.-D. was looked for that night. A number

girl should] be self-possessed as possessed several quarts of strawberries, for It is stated that the Dunnellon Phos around DeLand: engaged hands and

as possible] but that ought not to which he has received handsome re phate Company will build fifteen milesof spent the night keeping up fires in
interfere with her being possessed event Gainesville and on the north sides of their grovesfor
turns.- Sun.
ually by a suitable] young man.-Somervillo railroad to connect with the Ambler the smoke protection, and claimed

Journal. What is known as the Hart place at road at Early Bird, Fla. The com- that the effect was at least four degreesin

Old Ladv-"I hope, my boy, that you Lake Worth, recently owned by Col. any has begun the erection of a handsome favor of saving the fruit The mercury

do not sell papers on Sunday." Small H. L. Hart, of Palatka, was sold dur ; office to cost probably $3,000. however, did not below 28
newsboy (sadly -"No mum; I ain't big ing the past week to Geo. R. Davis, They have bills for lumber for an elevator at time during the night 30 and in
edition any
enough to carry a Sunday yet- of Director General of the and storeroom that will contain
Brooklyn Life.Crummer"It. Chicago, the groves protected by smoke 32 de
Columbian Exposition. It is said a 10,000 car loads of phosphate. The grees.-DeLand Record.Mr. .
is hard to keep the have already shipped 861
handsome winter home will be company ,-
streets of a city like New York clean." erected on the site, which is a very 229 tons of phosphate to Fernandinaup Sebastian Lehmann, of South
Gillelnnd-"Yes; the local politicians
spend so much time throwing mud at beautiful one.-Juno Sun.P. to January i, 1893.-Levy Times. Lake Weir, made the Banner a pleasant

each other."-New York Herald A. Bryant, one of Mclntosh's Mr. M. F. Dwyer, of Brooklyn, hasa that call he and last Mr.Friday Joe and Hostetter informed made us

"Why do you put the choir so high up successrul truckers, was in the city grove of 4,000 bearing trees at of wine from their
in the gallery?** "Because the bass has Tuesday, and calling on a Banner- lockledge[ ; on the Indian River, Florida i,600 gallons grape
voice that if he below which finds a ready sale at
such a deep was visit informed that he has each one of which will net him crop,
nobody could hear him unless they satin waving us $t.6o per gallon. Had it not been
the cellar*Manchester Mirror."I 100 acres in truck this year, 40 of year $10 a tree at the lowest estimate for the late cold in March last their
in in that has yet been put on the ,
which are planted cabbage, 10
said the the would have
consider, new man on vineyard easily produced
staff deeply hurt "that I have been Irish potatoes and 50 in tomatoes. He grove. Adjoining this grove he has enough to make 8,000 gallons
his section is one that contains about the same number qrapes
truck of
snubbed. 1 am chuck full of unwritten says the lookingvery of wine. Messrs. Lehmann-and Hos
editorials and they've sent mo out to promising and the acreage this of young trees that will be ready
write up the home-made pie industry." season is several hundred in excess of for bearing in 1894. A grove that will tetter are very much their pleased
-chIcago Tribune. success attending manufacturingof
last.-Ocala Banner. pay a man $40,000 a year is considered wine.-Ocala
Lady_Arc you sure this is genuine number of the a very pretty piece of property, Banner.lull's .
Inquiring a
English breakfast tea?,' Talented Clerk. among says the Hotel Gazette. J
"Well, madam, 1 had some of that tea at orange growers in and around Orlando -
last evening, and I dreamed all emphasizes the fact that even Fortunately for pur growers who have
night that I was falling off of London with'the continued cold spell which oranges yet in the grove the mercury '

Bridge." has been experienced here of late, no did not stay below thirty degrees tht Pills i
""Waiter," said a traveling man in a serious damage has been done to the other morning more than one how
small Kentucky town "I wish a glass of and half in
Several in this a except exposed places,
water. "Can't gf t it, sab, was the answer oranges.
; "one o' dem tank shows wall hcah vicinity were approached by a Re and to day, in the opinion of the best' 'rOPUI1l:0the1Htwet. dee net ANN
las week an' done used up all do watah porter representative this morning and authorities, we have have been able them regular bat leavetbeia law.***
before. T9 lift t*
condition than
dey was in town, sail.-Indianapolis in every case the information gainedwas to get at least seventy-five per cent. 01! Ute the seat.of trouble aa..

Journal. to the effect that the fruit on the the crop yet in the groves is all right,
The deacon troubled-Friend: "I hear trees is uninjured.-Orlando Reporter.Mr. not being touched. We have made THEREMEDY:
Your minister is making more or less diligent inquiry and such are the factsas mast met oa ft. TaU Uw Flits gel
heretical utterances every Sunday." J. H. King has disposed of all directly on that organ eaaaiBff*f..*
Deacon Snoozer What! Do you mean the fruit on his seven acre grove at to the probable damage. Of coursein flow orbile,without wBlrathe) Iran
itT "That's what folks say" Merciful Gee Hammock. He sold the f. some groves in exposed and low Blurs a.-78 coaatlpateit rffief
heavens! I'll stay awake next Sundayand crop localities it is claimed that 50 per cent. Sold Everywhere
o. b. amounting to 1,681 boxes for
llsten"Puck.Muggins"You. he of the fruit on such groves is damaged. Once, 140 to Iii WaahlsstoB, &7.
are getting to look received $2.873.60, or an T
right old, Uncle Si! Too much hard average net f. o. b. of $1'70 per box.

work, I gueas." Tain't so much do hard As the expense of putting up the : ES I 5 (ChvBUXJ'T16X D' TjfS BBdl)1)
wuk, boss but it 'am do eberlastin wear fruit was less than 30 cents per box, it PAR
an' tearona pusson's mind tryin' to lib
will be seen the netted Mr.
widout wuk what's tenin'on de ole man." crop can certainly be cured by only one shiny, namely t Paor.Pnstrt creatdJJooftlJ.PAINE'S ,
-Smith, Gray & Co's Monthly. King about $1.40 on the trees. Thereis

"I cannot undrstand why that stock.. big money in oranges-if you un CELERY COMPOUND.Saved
goes up and down, up and down, with derstand the business. Oviedo .

such regularity,**said Brokely,noting the Chronicle.The From the Insane Asylum. Derv Slra-t fed It 07 duty to tell. joe
ri&P and fall of stocks at the exchange. Capitol had the of what NDe"Celery Compound did for me. I can't praUe It enough. About year ftfo my
"Oh! it's very simple.] It's mostly water, pleasure bead troubled me so that it seemed though should be crazy. It was caused by ov,r.
you know and it works with the tide," meeting Mr. J. C. Holly, of Orange study. I asked the adrice of two doctor,who gate me medicine no effect,and I did Cot
explained Wall-street man.-Har- Lake, yesterday, one of the largest know what I wouU do. I did not want to sec seemed ottranft. I.
per's Bazar. fruit and in the had*Ured.languid cling,ray kidneys troubled me, and I felt badly. 1 read your ader.Usement
vegetable growers In a paper and thought I w wld try the compound. Before 1 had taken h&1Ior one
Little Girl-"Mrs. Brown, ma wants to State. Mr. Holly has thirty three bottle tit like a new person. Four bottle cured me and I would rcconurtJd it to all
know if she can borrow a dozen eggs." acres planted in cabbage, and says the that fed the way I did. Yours truly )I.... J. E. wtt.cox, Rural P.0.,Wta.
She wants ter 'ent under hen.
put a
Neihbor-"So you've got a hen sitting late cold has done no injury to the Physicians Prescribe It. Dear 6/r-1 am much pleated with the" setloa: of
In those where the nenrous item was brokea dow from
of Lake. In hiDe I Celery )pound cases
have ? I didn't know hens. Orange one or two
you you kept crops oier-work of mind or body. I bare seen particularly good results where the patient' bed
Little Girl-"No. ma'amvo don't; but exposed places the tender plants were lost ambition,no appetite,constipated,could not sleep nights, etc Three or foot ease*
Mrs. Smith's gointer lend us a hen and nipped, but not seriously hurt. Mr. of weak,emaciated,hystericalemales= bare been cured with the Compound. 1 hare observed -
ma thought, if you'd lend us some eggs, that it quiets excitable rents,gives patients better rest, increases ippetlte wrutetowels.
wA'.i find a nest oureelfs.Exchange. Holly has a large acreage in tomatoes, ,and Is a good remedy to build up broken-dow caws generally. Tours truly,
a and came to town yesterday to purchase R. C. &caausf, )(. D., J.nMI"",DL
Don't fool with indigestion. Take cloth covering for them.-Ocala It to said fey tfl reliable druggists. WELLS tUtu.,BDEON,&CO.,Prore.Bntll'gt! "TtBtward .

BEEOUM'Q PuJ.& New Capitol. of worthless imitations of DIAMOND DYfV.c

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Our Ua1! fiome! A SAUCE AND A THREE STYLES. Spading -

served with meat is, that the gravy FIVE c MORGANe <<
The Family Faro. is the juice of the meat and a sauce SIZES. {
may be made from something entirely TTtouranditold.. ...
Baking powder is more convenient foreign to the meat. NO C.VaiVltl'jrftrd A for .*Fall land flowed Poach Orchard land, Btobbl* Learn. Via no*
than soda and cream tartar for generaluse Never a can of tomato of farrow or ridge, Ani of teeth adjaatable. Btad
open or .
for Catalofua. Meailon this Paper. AddDS.MORUN&CO.BmtpMtII.T.-
and all know
not housekeepers else and
anything? use a part leavingthe
that it is a great help to rest m the can. "" .
hand or if they do they think thatit A TOMATO SOUP. .. A Special--Tool-with'"Short. Blade made for Florida Fruit Crowere .
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must be bought already mixed : it This is quickly made and of a very
pretty color. Cook together two table- tIeal h skins, and should sleep in well ventilated
can be made as well at home by sifting Good ,
several quarts of flour with the spoonfuls of butter and two of flour rooms, but should have
of until it bubbles, add a pint of hot warm dressing-rooms in winter and
quantities baking
proper powder; Under this
department every paid-up( themselves clothing against
it is then all ready for mixing quick strained tomato and cook a few min. subscriber is entitled to receive, free of protect by
fickle of the climate.-N. Y.
doughs at a moment's notice.A utes; stir in a scant half salt spoonfulof charge, a prescription given by a changes
SIMPLE PUDDING. soda, being careful not to get too thoroughly competent Medical who is Tribune. _________
This rule is the foundation for several much and then add a pint of hot milk a graduate Berlin University.of Jefferson Collegeand $100 Reward 810O1
other dishes. It be used for and serve at once.
may The readers of this paper will be
j an apple dumpling or a berry puddingor FOR A PLAIN OMELET LAME BACK. H. S.-From your description pleased to learn that there is at least
cake and either steamed or baked.If beat the whites of two eggs until stiff your trouble probably arises one dreaded disease that science has
eggs are high it can be made with. and then put the yolks into the same from inaction of the kidneys. Put on been able to cure in all its stages, and
4 out the egg but in that case the batter dish and beat with the whites until a good porous plaster over the lumbar that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis
must be a little stiffer by using a trifle light. Season with a little salt and region and take twice a day about the only positive cure known to the
less milk. An egg in a dough allowsit pepper and add two tablespoonfuls of! twelve drops of tincture of iron in a medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
to be mixed more soft as the egg milk. Put a teaspoonful of butter wineglassful of water.PALI'ITATIO constitutional disease, requires a con
hardens quickly when heat is appliedand into a saucepan and when it has melted R. D. P. This stitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
thus keeps the dough in shape. pour in the omelet and cook until it is often arises from indigestion and is by i Cure is taken internally, acting directly
Use a pint of pastry flour, two level nearly firm.-Our Grange Homes. no means to be taken necessarily as upon the blood and mucous
teaspoonfuls of baking powder and -S.- an indication of organic disease of the surfaces of the system, thereby destroying
one half teaspoonful of salt. Rub in Dutch Pono. heart. This organ is abundantly furnished the foundation of the disease,
a tablespoonful of butter and then adda Thanksgiving morning we had a with nerves and is very sensi and giving the patient strength by
beaten egg and a scant cup of milk. {'Dutch pone" for breakfast, and all tive to the depressing emotions, suchas building up the constitution and assisting
Spread the dough in a baking pan and enjoyed it so much, I wish to let others fear, anger, sorrow, anxiety, etc. nature in doing its work. The
if you wish to call it an apple cake have the benefit of my experience. Either of these or indigestion or both proprietors have so much faith in its
put slices of apple with the sharp edge Bring; a quart of water to boiling may produce palpitation, which is very curative powers that they offer One
down all over the top of the cake. point in an iron kettle and make a alarming to the person, but not indicative Hundred Dollars for any case that it
Or the apple may be chopped or stiff mush. Remove, add six pints of any danger. Directly after (fails to cure. Send for Dst! of testimo
stirred into the dough before it is put cold water, handful salt, enough mealto each meal take lactopeptine or a good nials.
into the pan. If the apple is put over stiffen, two spoonfuls molasses and article of scale pepsin-about as muchas Address,

the top sprinkle over some sugar and scant cupful good yeast. Covcr, would equal a large pea. To some F. J. CUENEY &Co., Toledo, 0.
cinnamon mixed and for somethingextra stand in a warm place, stirring occasionally systems the saccharated pepsin is more .-rSold by Druggists, 7 Sc.
sprinkle over also a few cur as water rises. In the afternoon acceptable; of this a larger dose is re-
-rants.A kindle fire in wood fireplace ((if quired. -.
QUICK WAY OF MAKING A SAUCE. you are lucky enough to have one)), p se"Acclimation High-priced competitors disregard a

This sauce is good to serve with a heap on plenty of hickory wood. Colda. they well buck established against law Salvation of physics Oil. when It ta
Bring out the old "Dutch oven" with In such an open winter as the present
suet pudding or with any kind that the Lest and cheapest. 25c.Oatfit .
I requires an acid sauce. Mix a table. iron lid, have both well greased. colds are always more prevalent
spoonful of flour and :a cup of sugar When the pone is light pour in the than in dry, cold weather. This car-
together and then turn on two cups of oven there should be plenty of hot ries out the theory which is now gen. '.rte
boiling water. When it has cooked coals by this time. Draw out a shovelful erally accepted, that colds are not so
add a tablespoonful of butter, the set the oren on, put lid on, which much due tosudden changes of the w ,
juice and the grated rind of one should be previously heated, and weather as to the debilitated condition
lemon. place a shovelful coals on lid. As the of the person who suffers from them. !

Macaroni is not used as much as it coals above and below cool they When the system of the individual is
_ be with advantage. It is a should be renewed, and oven must be weakened by sitting in a close, over .A
might turned every hour to allow sides to heated room,the sudden change caused ptel.
bake. If put to bake at 4 p. m. it by going out into the cold air is quitesure
will be ready to leave at bed time, and to produce a cold. Sleeping in
and much better for the stomach than will be warm for breakfast. badly ventilated- rooms- the -presence
-- - -
poor potatoes. The best kind is made es of any malaria in the atmosphere, un that very property! eefitaSaiHires'. aHfP11"
from the best wheat and contains con Help in tho Houso. wholesome food late hours or anythingelse
siderable gluten. It also contains In families where there are many which tends to weaken the system Root
much starch, and like all cereals it individuals who do not aid in the against the attacks of disease are quite
should be put into water that is boil. housework, and in all families where likely to produce cold. Beerwhieb

ing when it is cooked. If macaroni there are little children, the wife and Strangely enough, persons who go adds to the enjormeatf*H the etfa
looks dusty wash it just as you are mother should have "help" if it can from a cold atmosphere to a warm I dainties and makes a picnic a picnic I ki4t...
ready to cook it but do not let it soakat be had. If the expense can be saved one are quite as likely to suffer from I. A 25 cent package nukes 5 gaJ! fof tfebtcry -
all. Boil twenty minutes or half from dress, dress more plainly by all colds as those who go from a warm popular beverage.Doa't .
be decelvt4( If. .
an hour, drain 4t, then pour cold means. "Is the life more than meat, atmosphere to a cold one, especially if of Urger ttU yoa ton otIMr t* .1"MY
water over it to prevent it from stick. and the body than raiment?" If it can they are persons who are of weak U II"jumrroo ti good
M M >*teauUn}f lap
ing together ; it is then ready to serve be saved from cigars, tobacco or the i physique. The invalids who go from
in soups or to prepare with cheese or "occasional glass," or from dubs, secret the North to Florida every winter
tomato. i societies and theatres, let the man usually suffer when they get to the (I1kA(
For a tomato sauce use the rule by all means save it there, and scornto warm climate with what are known
which is the foundation of all sauces. feed needless indulgences with his there as "acclimation colds." The *
Cook one tablespoonful of flour in wife's flesh and blood. And if it can best remedy against colds and influenza
one tablespoonful of butter until it be saved out of a bank account, save !. of all kinds therefore is strong, L1'PJANOsTboRcognlzedStandardaf
bubbles, ardthen stir in a half pint of it from that and instead of treasure vigorous health, wholesome food and
liquid which may be milk, stock or locked up in a vault, have a beaming, regular hours. Persons who are delicate -
strained tomato. With different seas smiling, hopeful treasure of woman in physique or are invalids must Mo4 rm
sonings there can be made a great hood at the fireside-all of which a take proper precaution to protect Piano Manufacture.
variety. In this case the liquid used wife "tired to death" cannot be, themselves against: sudden changes of BALTIMORE, NFW YORK
was strained tomatoe. though she have the affection of a all kinds. They should wear warm, 8 it 24 E.Baltimore 8t 140 TUtfc AY .
*VThe pricipal difference,between Ruth and the devotion of a Hannah. clothing of pure wool next to then WASHINGTON, 817 Poansylraal AY..
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T11e wood is far more certain to give an small amount of (fertility which would I narrow boards, generally three to the

abundant crop of fruit, and of the otherwise be blown away. They also side, with a large space: between

highest quality, than rampant-grow make the finest kind of,carpet on whichto which admits of the fruit being exam E DUBOIS, Tallthusee, Ft*. ing shoots do. There may be a few travel when gathering grapes.- ined without disturbing the package.The .

Grape Cuttings slow growing varieties, like the Dela American Agriculturist. center board on top is only

The cuttings of the various forms of ware which on some soils would be ... slightly nailed so that it can be easily

Aestivalis grape vines are hard to benefitted by an application of stable Orange Packing-Foreign vs. Florida removed in case it is desired to exam

root from long cuttings at the North, \ manure, but most soils have an System. ine the contents. With the Florida

but at the South when inserted in the j abundance of nitrogen for the growthof We take the annexed paragraphsfrom Bangor box there is no chance to see

fall most of them will root easily. nearly all varities of grapes, and Mr. Painter's report on the ing the fruit without breaking the

Many hard wood cuttings that will not under such Conditions: the applicationof Ethelwold shipment: package, no'r does it admit of the

root at all in the open ground not thward nitrogenous manures is absolutely FOREIGN PACKING. same amount of ventilation. The size

root easily here, because the soil does injurious. Most vineyards make too After spending some time in the of the cases varies according. to where

not freeze down to the base of the much, rather than too little growth. fruit warehouses and salerooms and they'come from, and the pack of the

cuttings or anywhere near it in win This is particularly true of the vine visiting some of the better class ol fruit. We give here a few of the

ter, and the ground is always warmerat yards of Florida and other Southern different sizes.Valencias .
fruit con
shops, we were thoroughly
the base oi the cuttings than the States. The greatest obstacle the vinced that 420s (ordinary), 37x16}{x
as to packing, our peoplewere
air above, just the condition we seek Florida viticulturist has to contend 12 inches.
not "in it. The wrapping and Valencias, 420s ( large), 41Kxl7Kxl3;
in under with is excessive wood growth. To
propagating cuttings glass.
general packing of the Valencia, in inches.
Of I familiar with vineyards in which the annual wood '
course am perfertly
(fact all the Spanish oranges, were as Valencia, 420a (extra large), 42xl7x
all the methods of propagation of growth is five or more feet per cane, far ahead of the Florida packing as 14V' inches.
cuttings of graces and other plants nitrogenous manure should not be Valencia, 7Us, 89x10x12 inches.

under glass, having grown them there ap lied farther than what would be in Spanish Florida fruit oranges in flavor.were ahead Their of fruit the, inches.Valencias, 714s. (large), 41xl7xl3

by the millions; and i if Mr. Williams raw bonedust, Even this is not so also, is much prettier looking, being Valencias 714a (extra large), 43x17}
will limit his criticism his climate good rock phosphate or bonedust
to a* and attractive. Especially is 14 inches.
and northward. I with made from bones from which the bright Inches.
.. perfectly agree glue Messina cases, 32x10)02
this the with the 'fruit
Jaffa none
case ,
him. But all the grapes raised for has been extracted. From vineyards Messina boxes, 2Sxl4 xl B/inches.
of it having a dingy appearance. The Lisbon cases, 89\ } which make annual of
the class an growth eight
shipping belong to
c same colored fruit in Honda would be Jaffa boxes, 20)xl5Hxl2} inches.
that will from feet more, all nitrogenous sub
root eas'ly anywhere or : "
should be withheld.In packed as "fancy brights. The Malaga cases are the same ti>seas
long cuttings. Those who winegrapes stances
is taken in
A great deal of pains the Valencia.
have facilities for connection with phosphates
usually un
and packing. The cases tied wi-thi&
wrapping These cases are mostly
leached hardwood ashes be usedto
from mav
or large
full and the best quality of ,
The Norton's Virginia is still largely advantage when they can be boughtat were paper grass rope. In some instances we
used. Different colored papers, and noticed the "hoopt" were strips of ua-
that the will
grown in wine making sections.- a price potash not cost
in instances flowers were
some paper tanned cowhide. In unloading from
Prof. Massey in Home and Farm. over: five cents per pound. When
.... ..... ashes cannot be so bought, then used to finish off the cases. The effect the ships hooks were slipped uader

Tho Grope Growers. muriate of potash should be used, in was marvelous and told wonderfully the strands of grass rope and hooted
on the day of sale. The most out without the use of slings, where
The Orange County Grape Growers'Association stead. Sulphate of potash has been
is the small boxes of
held an interesting meet recommended as more desirable than unique packages they were not taken out by "car
mandarins holding twenty-five or .
ing at the city council chamber Saturday muriate, but as the potash costs con riers.
fifty oranges each. The boxes are The box that stood the joaraey best
fi afternoon. The principal matter siderably more in this form, and as I
nine and twelve inches
discussed by the meeting was the have "never been able to see any ad only square was the old-fashioned Florida sawed
and two inches deep. The orangesare box and was liked best by those hand
4 ,
handling and of either in
proper transportation vantage quantity, or quality,
in then in tin
the Niagara grapes while in transit of fruit, where it had been used, I wrapped paper ling them, as they were much more
foil the sides of the boxes are lined
; easily examined. The veneered pine
from the vineyards here to the markets would not recommend it. In the application
with lace paper which folds over the side came next. It did not "buckle"like
of the North. of
phosphate, or potash, no
center and fastened with bright little the Bangor. The latter, whenever a
Mr. J. R. Travis'one of the lead. one need fear any bad effect from an
embossed scrap album pictures. On little moisture came in contact with it
commission merchants of overdose will there be loss.
ing grape nor
any .
the center is laid a bright little card or it the box
bulged so badly gave
New York city, was present at the Both substances remain in the soil "
meeting, and gave a very interesting until taken by the vines, and both tendto "chromo. Between each orange is the appearance of having been "slack1'packed.
placed little pieces of bright colored We noticed this in a
and instructive talk on the causes for the growth of strong, healthy, short
I much of the dissatisfaction existing jointed wood, which will ripen early paper which gives all a very pretty many cases. From our observation

t with regard to the returns from fruit and thoroughly, and furnish the best appearance. These boxes are cratedin we would rather pay the two cents ex
packages of ten making about tra for the well made veneered pine
shipped to the commission men of possible guarantee of an abundant crop
Northern cities. of the best quality of fruit the succeed. the same size packages as our box than the Bangor. As far as heads

d Mr. C. L. Myers, Superintendent of ing year. Soils vary so much that no box. These fancy boxes bring fromis went we could scarcely see any differ
((24c) to as ((48c per box or about ence. The panelled head stood the
the Southern tell with how much
Express Company, was one can accuracy ,
three times as much as they would i if handling just as good as the solid, and _
also at the meeting, and promised the or what proportions of these, shouldbe
put up in the ordinary way. Everything the solid no better than the pieced.
that it is used .
growers every express facility on any particular vineyard.The
intended for the London market
Some of the hoops were of/no
possible to obtain. safest way is to apply these sub cypress
should be well put up to bring top use, while others answered their purpose
The meeting resulted in a much bet stances in varying proportions and
ter understanding of the best methods quantities, and carefully watch the re prices.We met a gentleman from Canada all right.
for the for HONEST PACKING.
handling grape early ship. sults.
who took barrels of apples to
ment, and much good will doubtlesscome 'Looking over the charts and recordsof 7,000 We have said considerable about

out of bringing the producers the vineyards of that veteran New England and he related his experiencewith putting up the fruit in neat and attractive .

transportation agents and middle men Jersey horticulturist, E. Williams, I fancy put up apples. As an ex shape. There is also another feature
he had a quantity of apples
together.-Orlando Reporter. was struck with the fact that the largest periment that must be on some
*.. came from rows to which had been put up in half barrels, each apple growers and that is "honest" and'uniform

Fertilizers for Vineyards. applied the largest quantities of bone carefully wiped and over the top of packing. Some of the low prices
the barrel was placed and "listing"
The quality as well as quantity, of dust and potash. Although these had on that paper to keep them from being- realized, where the fruit was sound,

grapes is largrly due to the characterof been applied several years before, their bruised. These half barrels sold for were due to wrong marks. For instance

the soil on which they are grown. effects were still very marked. By much as the whole barrels, thoughthe in one box marked "brights" the contents e
They can also be greatly influenced using plenty of these fertilizers, and by fruit was exactly the same in both. were only fair golden russets.

by the application of special manuresto sowing oats and rye mixed at the time additional barrel for the Another marked "fancy" might pallor
The cost
the soil. Nitrogen in any form of the last cultivation, in July, to be per about ( ,brights but certainly would not
under in the all the fancy packing being is. (.24)), take first place. Still others we saw
tends to the production of a rampant plowed spring,
of 8s. for the
netting a profit
desirable will be secured. marked brights should have bees
growth of long-jointed soft wood ; growth This only illustrates
also to the prolongation of growth, in Oats and rye mixed in about equal fancy packing. russets. From one box marked "100
? what have said above, that for
autumn, too late to have it fully ripen. quantities are better than either alone. brights" we took out: oranges frOM
the fruit be
good prices must put up the others that would not measure -
Although grape growers well know The oats make a quick growth, smothering among
that this is not desirable, that exces out weeds and grass. The rye In fancy packages.BOXES one and one-half inches in diame.

sive wood growth is not conducive to remains green all winter and attains AND CASES. ter. We heard this same lot com

fruitfulness many continue to apply considerable growth by the time of The Valencia case differs from the mented on by the buyers very l ily

stable' manure in large quantities. spring plowing. Both together catch Florida box not only in size but way and when it was sold it was" fa,

A moderate growth of well-ripened &nd hold many leaves containing no of making. They arc made of thin the bps of the small Irak: 'rw..





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may be due to the help I!I mer. A house should be built to shut fell to 36 degrees below zero. A fit
employed to put up the fruit without out cold in winter and heat in summer. analogue for such a surging and vast GALVANIZEDGEARED ;
any intention of the grower to defraudor To do this a modern house should addition to the mass of air ordinarily
wrongly mark but these errors do be carefully and tightly clapboarded, overlying the continent may be
happen and the grower cannot be too and before putting on the clapboardsthe found if we suppose the sudden formation AERMOTOR
careful and should use every vigilanceto entire outside of the house shouldbe of a water wave 300 feet high ftfrdetlgnetl and much lmproTed.fur 1l" "power to
prevent anything of the kind, for covered with tarred building paper. over the whole Atlantic area betweenthe PUMP, GRIND CUT FEED,and SAW WOOD.

they may rest assured that the buyersare I We say tarred because tar is a pre. New England coasts and the P.Cut e
going to be perfectly satisfied that servative and obnoxious to all kindsof Banks of Newfoundland. The pressure to S
they know what they are buying. vermin and insects. The studding in the crest of this airwave Wednesday
This not only applies to the European should be five inches in width to pro. night was sixty-two poundsper
market, but any market to which it vide a strong frame and sufficient air square foot over and above the
may be sent. chambers, these sealed air chambers average.: For Htel tSon.
t being the best provision against both Whence so extensive an aerial wave GearedAernioior.
Solid SOHBO on Orange Growing. heat and cold. It is folly to expect a can come is still very much of a mystery Does the work fir 4 bones at half the coat ofi
I am in receipt of communications, comfortable house without these air among physicists. The old idea ont-o and always baroemed! and never Pal Umt
With our R .I l Stub Tower to eatf to pat on barn. ,
many of them making inquiry as to chambers, as both brick and wood are that the towering anti-cyclone is an Nen4 for Blab rat.demlcna far putting power.In barn.....
what oranges will pay, say at three, good conductors. Never build your emanation from the polar regions is AERMOTOR CORMSSS1.v .I'ra..u.n.. .
lour, five, eight, ten and twelve years house, even in Florida, without providing untenable. Within and around the r or
old. I would be quite as competentto these chambers and sealing i Arctic Circle the atmosphere is too
make intelligent reply if asked how them on the outer side with building scanty, as shown by its low mean pressures .
many potato skins it would take to paper and on the inner side with a to furnish materials for buildingup B H
shingle a meeting house. I have found good coat of plaster. This done, and a huge air-wave. The Arctic area The Sever
but one method of solving the problem; double floors provided, you have no is one of comparative calms, with no :' Has no PMOn4 cbanc The
and that is to take the best object les difficulty in warming the house in atmospheric force at all adequate to taken flrstfupplh we irtsw*bU precaution necda-If be ofFerry's ;

sons I can rind and learn them well. winter (with good stove and fuel), and the task of transporting such immense planting
Put on my never-wear-out overalls, go by ventilating can make it much masses of air many hundreds of miles Seeds

out among the trees and stay there cooler than an open, badly constructed ,and piling them up on our Northwest. .Ferryhred Annual,for 1833L
until there is nothing left of the overalls house, in the summer. ern plateaus. Moreover, the sun, the 'Information contains all about the bunt Hardens awl bat and
but the buttons. Time required, One great difficulty of keeping our prime motor of the atmosphere, is (Unlenlng. It la a recognized
just about ten years from seed, bearing houses warm is the poor quality of the now at his farthest possible remove authority.bav iu Kent Every free planter on request.D. should.!
m mind always while making my observations wood provided. Wood is furnishedin from that benighted area, and hence .M.TERRY*Cfe,Detroit,MtckJ r
this passage from scripture, a slipshod uncertain manner and powerless to start or stir the
which seems to be as solid as the everlasting no means provided for storage whereit sluggish air from its icy bed. We must,
hills, "Dy their fruits ye shall can be kept dry and ready for use. therefore, look for the origin of our

know them." The best wood for heating, live oak, enormous-..-*...-- "-old-.- W3.\'eJA".. _- --. not-- in--- the- far CONSUMPTIONSURELY
wnere snail we plant orange trees? is very rarely found on sale, although North, but in that portion of the
An army of real estate agents will respond thousands of cords are annually lobe where the solar rays are most CURED.To .
wherever they have land to sell. turned in the hammocks, solely to potent and most effective In mobilizingthe TJIK EoiTon Plcaso inform your read-
Shall Florida stock is harder era that I have a positive remedy for the
we plant sour clear it off the land. It to atmospheric masses.
Tahiti or California windfalls? Agents chop and split than ash, maple, bay, Seeking for an explanation of such above thousands named of hopeless disease.cases By have Its timely been per.two

will again,; respond in favor of the water oak, etc., and hence, with our phenomena we turn, therefore, to the I shall be glad to send
kind they have for sale. What Florida proclivity to take that which ,Southern Hemisphere where the sun two bother of my remedy free to any of your
variety? Nurserymen will favor what comes easiest, we place ash and maple is now in full sway. As the atmos readers who have consumption if they roll
they have on hand. Shall we planton wood in the market and, if green, a phere in that hemisphere is expanded Respectfully send me their,express T. A.and Slocnm poet office, M.o.L adorns.
granite sand and gravel, chocolate few sticks of fat pine to heat it and during I the austral summer, it must ot No. 183 Pearl Street,New York.
marl, red clay or black adobe ? Anyparty dry it to the point where it will burn, course be forced northward across the -
having either to sell will tell you. and the result is a heap of ashes but Equator in large volumes, and as upper NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE/
How much water should we have? very little heat. currents, ultimately descending upon MT. PLliASAST, N. C. {
Ask the representative of a Wright We clip the above from that useful our northern continents. Professor ....I t. .m Ucta BPt. t CMdeaJ. Bdmtjftc,
ADd PlaiJOlllopbJea1 &alo DeIM.t. jnr-
irrigation district, where there is no paper, the Halifax Journal, and Hann, of Vienna ascribes our cold .pmtoryoarMk .- UUaulil.Rs, mAfCW ADd fc. fnlj
water in sight the man representing would only add a few suggestions as anti cyclones to the congestion of high brkk bafldinc InrtractWm ibwatttal tbaroactt tad fe.tittfot laeitlcn.. lotskev.J.t1. .
Mwion of'A **.*I\IU.OO to*1 64IAA)
a land and water scheme having one I to house-building. If about six inchesof anti trade currents, moving northeastward S ,
.i inch to ten acres; or still another mortar is laid along the sills it will from the tropics, which, owingto -" tltll'-
where they propose to "tunnel orbore prevent the ingress of vermin, whichare the contraction of the zones in high
for water and are sure to get it." very troublesome in summer. .latitudes\ are partially arrested and F R U I T EVAPORATOR

Each will tell you; some of them may While. one is about it one may as well forced to return southward in the lower l Tile THE St.ZIMMERMAN ndaM, .........
be eloquent and make a good case. fence out the vermin as the cold. All layers of the atmosphere. Doubtless Olfff rt at ettn ass ri'MTUK m..traIM culo***.*..
Shall we prune our trees high or piers under the house should be of both of these systems of high currents BLVMVEK- --
low? Ask some man who has just brick and mortar; wood harbors ver conspire in the genesis of the extensive
arrived ; he will tell you all about it. min. To assist in promoting warmth, "cold \Va ves." The brief observation SPRAY
Now let me suggest that satisfact and at the same time secure good san of Mr. Edward Whymper on tht
ors answers to all these questions itation let the house be built up seven summits of the equatorial Andes afford PUMPS
fnvolving as they do the entire basis feet from the ground then banked some striking indications that, as tht MADE BY
of the business can be obtained only up five feet all around with earth slop reasons revolve, there is periodically THE DEMII6 CO",SKEW.

in one way. 'Go to the man who has I ing down with an easy gradient. Let an extensive interchange of air going AC'." CHICAGO IU...
made the best success ; find out what I the remaining two feet be latticed. .m between the Northern and Southern Writ(or CaUlofti and TKKATUC OH ftnunif o.
he has done and how he did it, then This gives the equivalent of a cellar Hemlspb res.-N. Y. Herald.
tho"Gou and do likewise." Persuade ventilation under ...
and still keeps up ------ SICKLY 1LOOIING
him to let you sec the stubs to his the house. Price of Orunsea.Kditor 2flLE
check book for the past ten years Farmer and Fruit Grower: ,
and then count the buttons he has The Groat "Cold Wavo" as an Ob- When the Fruit Exchange quotes == tMllllr

saved from those overalls. You are ,loot Lesson the Study of oranges as selling at $2.28 average ;nbjeet toSPABM* art most wttfcWQBUQ
almost sure to find him located where per box, what will that net growers in Tiw belt r"w* HDRHd.B.A.FAHNESTOCK'SVERMlFU l.
he can have all the water he wants. The gigantic air-wave of high bar :he central part of the State? ...o".nl..NuAn.. ,. ,., aU.. U6saKrtauly .
which formed on that t..laltt&ha. D.A. es .0141"I t r.NeW
Go to the records and ascertain how ometer suddenly NORTHERN READER.
his fifteen Wednesday in the far Northwest and
t much he is using on year
old(! trees.-Rural Californian. has since overspread most of Americais That depends. We will suppose "MORE TESTIMONIALS"

-_....- -..---- a valuable striking object lesson for hey were sold at $2,28 in New York. _. far MEM A..beret BC&!.**
A Good Florida House.A the study of the atmospheric currents From that deduct the commission, o4 MADE bar*iia any sea eUi.+r.f h lotttoa te shot'
housein the seasons., eight per cent-18.3 cents. Deducthe e&u..tar.llUaofta -
well, warmly constructed controlling chick
Florida as well as elsewhere is not I In the crest of the big wave the freight( 30 cents from Jacksonville, with able. b.w..1
only warmer in the winter, but, if barometer rose to a maximum of 3.10 I tnd say from Tavares to Jacksonville, _to M.._ I
planned and ventilation -. inches-a height rarely recorded on I 18 ceati. That leaves the grower
properly provided
for, is also cooler in the sum this continent-while the temperature. fl..t'7. a box at the depot is Tavares. IIWIe ..,1II1I11IltW"'N




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IHance ) These are the acts as actually done that caused our markets to be filled Elbert Head, a negro of Americus,
Departmexit: by the two parties. Now, what do they with imported tobacco. The republicans Ga., that he thus supported his for
propose and promise to do in the future? raised it to $2.00and this is proving mer master. While Elbert Head was
''Tobacco Growers Need Not Bo The only body of men who has a rightto to be as it was intended a protec steadily advancing in the way of
Alarmed." speak for them is the National Con tive measure that promises lucrative wealth his former master, like many
Editor Firmer and Prult-Grower j vention. employment to thousands of .Florida Southern masters, went backward in
Under this heading some time agoA The last Democratic National Con farmers and profitable use of thousands poverty. The war had ruined him in
writer in THE FARMER AND FRUIT vention declared tariff
a protective of Florida acres. every way. The neighbors could not
GROWER says: "unconstitutional" and declared in A tariff for protection fails of its I assist the old man, for they were
"It was an exceptional act on the I favor of a tariff for revenue only. object if we do import them. bowed in misfortune as great as his.
part of a Republican Congress to impose I The National Convene
Republican The question of a revenue or pro Elbert watched the course of events.
a duty of $2 a pound on Sumatra tion declared firm adhesion to the tective tariff was before the people of Secretly at first he gave aid to his old
wrapper I leaf. They thereby stole protective principle and that the the United States last fall for their master, then finally furnished his entire *
Democratic: thunder, as it is the traditIonal tariff should be so fixed as to decision. support. He then released the
policy of that party to tax protect American industries. Under They decided by an overwhelming old plantation from debt, sent his
luxuries high. this protective principle as em majority in favor of a tariff for reve young master, as he called him, to a
The new administration i boundto bodied in the McKinley bill the nue and elected a President and Con medical college and provided for him.
raise an immense sum of money. tobacco industry has got a boom in tress pledged to the policy of tariff After the boy came back a physicianthe -
t" Doubtless we shall see free S and if the tariff
our ate McKinley for revenue only, and tobacco growers old doctor had died-Elbert an
wool free dyestuffs, free coke and coal is allowed to stand Florida is to be cannot expect a protective tariff an nounced that his fortune should go to
and free iron ore. But we shall see the great tobacco State fqr the production tobacco. unless they expect the new his master's son outside of such a sum
high rates of tariff on silks and satins, of fine wraps. Here Is what administration will be false to its declared as he might set aside for the educationof
jewelry, diamonds, liquors and to the Hon. F. B. Moodie. president of principles and anti-election the negroes.Curious .
bacco and luxuries." the Florida State Tobacco Growers' promises. As the writer first that with such relations between *
The writer of the above very truly Association, says: referred] to truly says, "The new administration master and slave in social and
says that the policy of the Democratic "I don't exaggerate the facts when I is bound to raise an immense economic life, they should be separated
party to tax luxuries is "traditional." assert that Florida tobacco has now sum of money." by an impassable gulf when they
It certainly is not an authentic historical come to the front and come to stay. It can't be raised by a tariff on to approach the ballot box; and yet it is
fact The McKinley tariff bill imposing a bacco unless we import the tobacco.If so. I know old negro men in the
We should be very careful not to duty of $2 on Sumatra and Cuban we do import it our tobacco grow. South who are being supported by
confound the speeches and writings of wrappers has practically cut them off." ers will be out of a job.DUDLEY. their old masters who have refused to
unauthorized individuals with the acts [How is that for a revenue tariil ?] W. ADAMS. vote for that old master for the Legis
and official utterance of a great po "The New York party to whom I sold lature.
litical party. Now what does historysay my '91 crops told me a few days ago The Old-Time Negro. Uncle Remus, with his kindly face
about the acts of the Democratic that American contracts on Sumatra These negroes of the old regime are and quaint stories;; the dusky master
party at its last opportunities? and Havana wraps have been filled; the fast passing away, and there are none workfcan with hIs trowel, saw and
In 1888 that party had the Presidentand present duty of $2 per pound is practical who are taking their places. Manuel plane!and "Mammy" with her im
National House of Representatives. prohibition;" I How is that for Davis' boys, three of them, are in periods sway her undying love and
What did they do? revenue?] "that they would buy but New York city to-day in menial posi matchless faithfulness, pass rapidly
The House passed what is knownas little if any more; that they must tions, and the chances are that neitherof away' Beside every opening grave l
the Mills bill. This Democratic have a substitute and [mark this] it his sons will ever live to occupy in the South stands with uncovered head
measure did not raise the tariff on the could not be had outside 01 Florida." any community the position of trust and tear-dimmed eyes, knowing only
luxurious Sumatra wraps to$2 a pound. There you have it 1 and responsibility in the industrial too well that they snail never see their
The preceding year we had imported Democratic thunder as shown by world to-day held by their father.It like again.-THOMAS DIXON, JR., in
15,000,000 pounds of tobacco and the records of acts and promises (not is a fact that these old-time New York Times.
that Congress, in harmony with its tradition) is a revenue tariff of 75c negroes, as a rule, die in comparative *-. .
expressed principle of tariff for revenue on Sumatra wrappers.A comfort. They are always cared for Potash aa Fruit Manure. -
left the tax at 75 cents as before. protective tariff of $2 is simon by their old masters or by their An experienced Eastern horticul}*
This Democratic measure did not pure Republican thunder. A $2 tariffon friends-and their name is legion in tunst says: I have used within the last
provide for "free wool, free dyestuffs, tobacco is a protective tariff pure the community in which they live-if few years a good deal of pure potashin
coke and coal or free iron ore." It and simple. It will result in the calamity overtakes them. Upon the connection with the trees In my
did not even lower the rate on them.It building up of a great home industryas other hand, when misfortune over orchard, usually buying it by the cask
did not increase the duty on "silks it was intended, and of course will takes their old master in many a case for this purpose. I simply break it
and satins, jewelry and diamonds result in loss of revenue. the help has been on the other side, into small pieces not larger than a hen's
liquors, tobacco and all luxuries." These two kinds of tariff are at an and the pride and interest of the old. egg, using about eight pounds to an
The "traditional" policy was con tipodes. There is not the slightest time negro in the success or failure of average sized tree, scattering it upon
spicuously absent in the acts of that resemblance between them. The the children of his old master is to the ground about the tree In a circle
Congress.The idea of a revenue tariff with incidental him an abiding source of joy or sorrow.A extending halfway from the trunk to
McKinley bill contains about protection is an absurdity. A revenue young minister from Virginia, the extremity of the branches. When
2,500 items. The present Congress, tariff is dependant {for its success on who had made a distinguished successin this is done in autumn or early springthe
which is overwhelmingly Democratic, the importation of goods. To get the North, went back to his home rains and snow dissolve the potash,
has repealed about five of them. At any revenue from a revenue rariff it some years ago and preached in the which will be absorbed and spread
that rate it will take a Democratic must be low enough so the goods can little church near the old homestead.The through the soil, thus bringing the fer.
Congress about iooc years to repealthe be imported instead of produced here, nurse of his childhood occupiedher tilizing properties directly to the small
McKinley bill and give us relief for any one can see government can position in the pew and watched roots of the trees, without injury to the
'from its burdens by placing necessarieson collect no tariff on goods produced at him with pride and joy as he proceeded vegetation. The future crops will
the free list and taxing luxurieshigh. home. to conduct the service. Whenhe show remarkable results both in quality
On the contrary a protective tariffis preached her emotions; could not and quantity of the fruit.
In 1888 a Republican President and not successful unless it is high be contained. As he proceeded to .. -
House' Representatives were chosen. enough to shut out foreign goods and deliver a magnificent oration, in the Tho Value of Fruit.
The McKinley bill was passed as a cause them to be made at home. Any midst of the sermon the old auntie J. H. Hale says the popular taste
protective measure to increase the pro one ran see if a tariff is high enoughto leaped to her feet, and, looking around for fruit is constantly increasing, and
tective effect and at the same time reduce shut out foreign goods it producesno the church, exclaimed-" Des listenat the men furnishing fruit of extra
the revenue. It accomplishedboth. revenue but does protect our own dat, honey I Des hear him I Dat's quality never supply the market for
producers and give them our market. my chile I Dat's my boy I Glory I" such fruit and never can. It is only
It made sugar free and put a tax of For instance: The high tariff on On a certain farm in North Caro the common sort that overstocks the
$2.00 on Sumatra wrappers, not for ugar was intended to be a protective lina there are cabins in which these market. He thinks the fruit on peach
revenue but to enable our own farmers tariff, but after many years' trial it old time darkies, too far advanced in trees so that no two peaches are nearer:
to raise them. This tariff was not ailed to give us a homemade supply, age to work, live rent free and live to each other than 'lour inches. The
raised to $2.00 with any pretense of and: proved to be a very oppressive without hunger at tne hand of the old fine peaches thus obtained sell for six
. increasing the revenue but (for the sole revenue tariff. The Republicans repealed master.: times as much per peach as the com
purpose of protection, knowing that it and made sugar, which is a MATCHLESS FIDELITY. mon ones; and they do not exhaust
ever pound grown here would stop prime necessity, free. When reverses come to the master, the trees so much. The same results
the importation of a pound of foreign The tax of 75 cents on Sumatra again and again the faithful negro has have been reached by other IkUJltttI
leaf and of course stop the revenue. proved to be & purely revenue tax come to his assistance. It is said cf I cultivators in other p1&c. .

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Our State O emIat. Coco Grass.
It goes without saying that Prof. This so.called grass is not a true ,

Norman Robinson, who has so ably grass, but a sedge (Cyperus Hydra).
and judiciously discharged the dutiesof Don't confound sedge with broom- GROCERS AND COMMISSION! MERCHANTS

the office, will be reappointed State sedge, for broomsedge is not a sedge, ,
Chemist. but a true grass. Nut grass fills the -DEALERS IN-

He is a chemist of rare ability and soil with innumerable tubers, and is Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc;
I during his term of office has devoted the worst weed we have in the South.

his whole time and talent to the service The only practicable way to exterminate ;JAOI1:80NVILLE. PLA. "

of the State, says the, Orlando it is to smother it by keeping the .' "4 1
Reporter. soil heavily covered with peas or clover
Besides the arduous work aided of Parker...................................1 7b Martin B'..........,.,...*...*...*....... 09
devolvingupon by heavy applications Orange 'alley.......................... ,t 00 VIrglnlGlades .............. .?...... 400
him, he has undertaken the acid phosphate and kainit. Sow a Spring Valley...... ..................... :3 BO Old Bourbon .....e.............i..*..... a..
North Carolina Corn.................,. :2 BO Kentucky Soar Marsh .... ............ ft 6*
laborious task of collecting and analyzing crop of rye on the land in the fall, Clifton Club ...... ............... Old Baker ...........*....... ......... o 99
some fifteen specimens of plow it under early in the spring and Hontroso Velvet................ 90 00
Florida soils for exhibition at the sow buckwheat thickly. Plow the Jugs Extras One gallon, 'sc.; two gallon 500.j; three gallon 750. Remit(1I by post oMcc fswwf
otdu.chtck or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry trwns.
World's Fair, a work for which there buckwheat down in bloom and sow, A complete price list of Groceries,and Wine List sent Tree on application.

T has been no appropriation of funds two bushels of peas per acre, using a JOHN CLARK, SON & CO. "
by the Stete and which but for his good dressing of fertilizer. When the

having undertaken it on his own account peas are ripe put the hogs in on them.

and personal expense, would In the fall put the land in rye againfor FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. 1

never have been done, and the State winter pasture. There will not be .

would have been unrepresented in much nut grass left the next summer. .
that grand exhibit of soils of nearly -Home and Farm. An Incorporated Homo Association of Orange, Grower marketing' Florida Fruit to ftfc*
best adrantJMfO.-ADTliOltlZED CAPITAL. MOO.UO.)
every State in the Union. BOX MATERIAIr-Tbo Exchange la fully prepared to supply boxes and pa,.ro*
i Orange county feels an especial in. A Laundry Hint order. Write forprice list and terms.OFFICERS: :----
+ terest in Prof. Robinson's reappoint. Always spread a large clean cloth in OEO. B. FAIRBANKS. President. D. QIIF.ENLEAF. Vlce-t'reeldeM.
A Lit BUT M. IVK8.Ocn'l Mgr.and T-eaa. M. P. TU UN Ell. S*rotary.
ment, not so much on account of his your clothes basket before putting in Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E.O. Hill! Dra< former residence here but becauseour the clothes. Pass a clean, damp cloth Hlllsboro Co.; John C. Love, Lake Co : HrCrutcher.Oramre o.: D Greenfciif Duvai Co.;
r It. M. liaor, Duvai <.'.9.; A. Brady. Onward Co.: F. O.Sampson, Marlon Co.; C. V. Hllljrer,
people are aware of his high orderof along the clothes line to free it from Nassau Co.; John W ,Bryant, Osceoia Co.; II Hutchwson. Putnam Co.; M. 8.Moremaa St.
dust. A wire clothes lineis Johns Co.; O. W. Lancaster voiusia Co.;J.C. I'clot. Manatee Co.
and the able and conscien galvanized
ability Address all correspondence to tho Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla l Steaei! ,
tious manner in which he has dis best, as it need not be taken down, with full packing and snipping instructions,furnished on application.

charged not only the imperative duties besides freeing one's mind of the fear

j of the office, but the arduous and of breakage or slipping of knots with SAVANNAH LINE.Time .
gratuitous extra Service he has ren the direful attendants of such contin

dered the State. encies. A clothes pin apron, whichis 53 to 55\ hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, rod>

To Governor Mitchell, who knowsa made by facing l large, square: piece i between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.

good thing when he sees it, and who of cloth on the outside for a pocket,

has the loftiest conviction of justice, I is much more convenient than a OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. .
and at whose heart the dearest inter basket, as it allows the 'free use of the

ests of the State lie, old Orange is : hands. .

willing to submit the case of her gifted .r
son. The plant the company is putting in rtZ'risrat .

over there involves a big capital, and
Prosperous Orange Growing. the Orange City people can be con

In a recent letter from our esteemed gratulated over the success they have

friend, Holmes Erwin, proprietor of attained in inducing these capitaliststo

Halidon Park Pomona, Fla., dated lay down so much money In their

k Dec. 2792' inclosing an ad. for the midst. Indeed, that city went at it in

Vineyardist, and payment therefor, the proper manner when it held out
he says: the inducements it did to get this cap.

Fourteen years ago I hired a young ital. It is the only way to make your &e tateas I ;:',

Irishman, only 18 years old, a Dublin town grow. Not only a fine plant for Between JacksonriUe and New York: Plrst-ctus, $13.6o; Intermediate, 119.93:>>: Hsewsiaci $41-30. ;
paper's apprentice, kept him for two water works for the city, but many of Steerage, $11.30. ,
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, $7.oo; Intermediate fJi.oo! Recursion. $4740; Steerage, fi4.a
years, taught him orange culture, etc. her citizens are having their groves The magnificent Steamships of this Company appointed to sail as(follows .
He has of piped and will be ready soon
now a bearing orange grove very FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
Lis own worth $10,000. now to irrigate. In getting this capital .
[Central or vi'Meridian Tlme.l]
Ten years ago I hired, for two years, was a stroke of policy that other Tailahaa.le.u..........................**.......*.............Wednesday, re o. :st, '.00...
a "Hoosier," taught him as I did the towns could follow with great profit. Kansas Clt,............u......................................... ........Frkay, Feb. jd 730 L.Chattahooeh. sa
.. ........................................ .. ... Saturday Feb. 4th, Hooa.m
Irishman, and he now has a bearing Had DeLand held out such inducements Nncoochvo.........'................... ..................................Monday Pc-b. 6th. 9)0*.w
orange grove worth $7,000. in the past she would have long City of Hlnnineham .........................*....................Wedaesdar, Feb. 8th,
City of August Friday, Feb. loth, t.oop.fla
The man I now have with me I since had a system here in operation. TallaIiasaB,................. ..........................................taturda; ,. Feb. nth| 1.00p.n
has -DeLand Record. Kansas Clt,.............................................................Monday, Feb. tjth, 3..00...
hired in 1890; he saved up enoughto Chattahoocnett... .................................................Wednesday Fb ijth, $.3o p..
set an of his own and .-.r--.e..--'- --- Naeooclicv......... .........................]i............................Friday. Fib I7th, 6 coa.M
orange grove The Paine Fertilizer Go's office at City of Birmingham....................,............................Saturday, Feb..5th. 6..a..
wishes to leave me about the 1St of City of ............. ..................................Monday Feb. soth, 8.00....
take of and Jacksonville, at the suggestion of their*.... '.............Wfdn $y. P b. lid, ioooa"
February next, to charge New York office and their New York Kansas City........... .........................................?.......Friday Feb., ll. to sa
j work itNow agents, will inaugurate a system of cut Chattahoochse........................................................SaturdayJFeb.isth: i.jos,safacoocheo
rates on all agricultural chemicals after : ......................................*.......................Mondayg Feb. salt, '..10,..
j is the time and opportunityfor December 15th. This will be purely an FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. \

some other man-married or sin- experiment. You had better take ad- Oats) Olt,...........................................i.i.. ....Tburtdar.Fcb. .d. &,a,._
of it while it lasts. Sea ad. on City of Macon....."...........................u.......................Thursdsy, Pcb 4tn, at.... _.
gle-to get a good start in life, and vantage G. eC1t.e.e.......................r................Thufldar.Ftb.I ,.... ,..
do as the others did. To a strong, page 40. Cltyof Ma..n ......................a........ ............ .............Thursday,Feb. )|4, a t.**cast

healthy, industrious man, of com FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.
DEAFNESS (This Ship does nor Carry Passengers.)
1 hard sense who will work faithfully
mon A.Itoig..e.u..e................*...........i'..........Monday Feb. 6th. .._,. aaIetsoug
for me two years, I will teach ................................................................Thurtda,, Peb.16ths..p. ..
thoroughly orange culture in all its ITS CAUSES AND CURE, DCS SOBSJ...................................................................lnndayPeb.s6t..,.,

branches, give him a comfortable cot Scientifically reputation. Deafness treated by eradicated an aurbt of and world-wide entirely l THESE PALACE STEAMERS,

tage to live in (while working for me), cured of from 20 to 30 years' standing after all Connecting with the fiavannah, Florida sad Western Railway (Waycroas Short U.*),offer to tfct
other treatments have failed. How the difficulty Traveling public and Skippers equalled l by no other line
make no charge for necessary fuel and is reached and the cause removed fully explained Through Ticket and BiOa of Lading iced adnntes 1 points North Halt o. Me.rt yfcs.SaTaaaah.
in circulars: with affidavits. and testimonials For iafermatiea sad rooms apt>t lyo <
pay him $480. I of cures from prominent people maUde B. L PRICK Soliciting Agent. W.H. tCjAii, Fla. ...../ *.
I state these facts because I take freilr. 77 Wet Bay Street,Jacksonville. n We i Bay mre* .|asksaailtaR.
A. YON'CAIaE,19 East 14th St., N. Y. .L WALKER.Agent, -c.O.ANDRJUiOtf,>i t,
the liberty of referring to the editorof New Pier No.M. North Rirer:,New York. City g.uhaaseuiladisg,SavaMMiiRlCHARDftON ,0*.
the Vineyardist. I have no other KTKL iris ciit ffii Il1JtjJJ.4.0A.ZEmCr ;; & BARNARD.AI'fliU.Lcwia' Wharf,Boston.
: W. I- TAMES Agent it 8.Third Street, Phlladel Jpbt&.
acquaintance in Penn Yan. If I can : : J. ).HASKAGEN Kastera Amt STM Fla. &Western Ry.Co, Ji Broadvty*r.K.T..
command .aas4WH1 A.DeW.8AMPSON. General Agest. W.X.A&NOLB.Gea.Trav. Pa..Af. ......,,Ffts.
serve you in any way I"rt Para forJh..VAJ..n1u." ..... .
Perm c.\a1OC". w4rtM.,. 3Q6 Washiasjtea It.. W.K. RUT O..fftfAeett.
me at your pleure-Vineyardist; ..A.MdTTM,B
.... .

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BARTER COLUMN. FOR stALE CIIKAP-A screw power stump
No. two in good order will pull the luWlDAwSPATCH
4"1'i 1 1 J 'f.GRoWdl:
largest pine stumps. C.U.CucftCHru., Lawtey,
Definite exchange offers inserted free. State Fla. 1-7-41 UI

what you have and what you want.Opt'D &\RMRY / ,
to subscribers only. LARK Region{ Nursery' Company, dealers in :=:.

r .. ........ ,, .. L _'" U __ nursery stock of citrus fruit trees. II. a0.oats.+
I WILL KXCIIANGK s Heavy Duck Gun single P. Walker Manager Auburndale P1a. i-9-8t -

barnl. ..ion for eifer Pear, Trees. -
peccus lock: S. POWERS, Publisher.
SALK-Bunch Yellow
Yam sweet NURSERIES.
A. T. LAitg, JlunU Cf.on. t-,8-3t FOR potato. .. ...... ,, .., :
... __ varieties seed corn, red peanuts: Jerusalem -- A. ---- --
and white artichokes, chubs 'watermelonseed
nxCUANOH- .rlttJeI of Fordjrn Crape TERMS
FOR ,bunch: lima beans,red oats Southern hopt'cotton.

Address"U.or V.Cuttings Ltnrriciuu for foGrevUJea KarUon. Fla.RobuUa.1-28 at Send two cents stainp for tnUmoulal.Viti .. One Year ...............................<2.oo M. E. GILLETT, Proprietor,

.... .. J.\ BCKKITT exchange&seed Sows for,Abut. Miss PoUnd 1-7-41 hogs. For Six Months........................ ..... 1.00 '1T13 IId DALII;.F'LO XDAna.e

FOR EXCHANGE' japan Persimmon trees for In Foreign Countries ...._.....i............ 3.00
trees Stale terms. Address C. ILPA in nurseries over 100.000 Orange and
SALK-One old bud.n the
>rtaoN. Archer Pls."CENT.A.WORD". FOR &, varieties year, on four orange years old! sour JtJ-Subucriptlon* in all cases cash in advanceNo Lemon Trees, comprising the leading rarie-'
-j L '" stock, fine. Call and see them. KRNSST' BOVN-' paper sent for less than that henceforth. No ties. Hare 4,000 of the celebrated JUng Ora*.
COLUMN.To TOM, Archer, Fla. 12-15 6t discount allowed on one's own subscription but This fruit has sold in Northern markets at f 140) '
to all postmasters and agents a liberal cash com I per box. AH trees guaranteed true to name and
f or r L 1 FOR SALE CIIEAP-One 8 II. P. upright boiler mission will be given tD all subscriptions ob* 6rst-c/au./ Write for prices.
insure insertion in this column advertise engine with stack, new. Suitable for tamed by them. Write for terms.
emits roust be accompanied by the money. irrigat'ng purposes. B. D., Farmer and Fruit r
Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.postafe Grower, Jacksonville: Fla. ta 15 tf .
Stamps received in payment. ,
Count every word,including name and addreu.rr. 25 fl O fl choice Niagara Grapevines for sale I'ltE31IU' OFFER.To Spray
..__.. ._. .... J L L ,UUU cheap. IR.VIWO PAOB,Auburndale,
LAKELAND NURSERIES Fla. every new subscriber we will send post- '
TUft FOR paid.acopy of Whitner's"Gardening in Florida," )

Splendid assortment ',Deciduous and Trop PROOF Tomato and Pineapple Lands. valuable manual for beginners.
ical Trees and Plants, one to four year old tree*, lake front properties. Cheap. IRVING FruitTrees
also Sour and Grape.Fiuit Heedling: *. Seedless PAOB,Auburndale. Via xt-17-tf
Hates of .
PomeU+andSeedles t.hiUJ.mes.{ C.M.MARSH, 1 Advertising on Application.RKBIITTANCKB
Lakeland Polk Co., Florida. t-z$fit -
_. .. FOR SALK-Whipporwill peas, per bushel f.o. #
-- ---- --
., $2.00; Conch peas(limited quantity), per .. \
ANTRD-roo Villa Franca and 25 Dancy's pound, post paid soc; Chufa teed, per pound i ...d aUVines
Tangerine Buds on s toOJ inch sour slocks. post paid 35c; per peck, f. o. b., 91.50; parsmillet Should be made by Check, Postal Note, Money

0.... II....KD. &JLACL, Rockiedge.. .. Fla. it per pound, post paid jjc; four pounds Order, or Registered Letter, to order of
--- ---
11.15; ten pounds f f.o. b., $Loo. Send cash with -
eat sad grow fat. They have 2.4-tf Wormy'mitt'and Lest Jilitbt'of Apples! Prater i
no equal(chickens, and are a sure cure for OIt01f L7t. Cherries and ilnms prevented! aJao Orape and
salt sick cattle For sale everywhere in Florida. FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments, Potato ftot-by sprajlnf with $1&,,'. !>&abt .
ham pie packages sent by mail for 35 cents. W, see "Real Estate Journal" Arcadia Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Acting Kiremor! Kprayiof OuUiuu BMI! .la 1M
TiUiHXAN.. Palatka.Fla. i-sS-iat f i.oo per year: sample, with state map. to cents market. Tbtmf ands in ate, Catiogae.d) *crifet. .x
-. ..- .. .-- --- --- .- 4-23-I2tfi all Insects Injurious to f roll,mailed Yrt*, Ad4m r1
** W. M Girardeau" ),Monticello Fla.,given COLUBLK SOFT PHOSP ATK-We mine and ,
as premium with every order for f 2.00 worth of O manufacture Soft Bone Phosphate analyzing EDWARD ROBERTS,
seed sent him. Girardeau'a New Havorite(new;, 17 per cent. Phosphoric AcSJ 5 to 7per cent,is
Kolb Gem,Southern Beauty Cantaloupe (new). immediately available for ntfoodbalsncebet AGENT FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. FRE'EilA !
1-)8.4' comes available by gradual steep. Price per ton,
t --_.. .. ".. 16.50. Discount on car lots. TUB COWLRS &
+ ** tend sowing we would advise that they place lI'I..lotFANCY ,AND VEGETABLE.Prompt Life Size Crayon Portrait of '

ordrrt for seed at once Stock of our extra / sold yourself> or friends FREE. In
PIGP.ONS-Bought, exchanged. ,
cleaned seed tstim ted, Price
: 25 cent* pound
per for what you want, Stamp for reply* Returns. Stencils on application. order to introduce work in :
f.: o. b. here; to cents per pound extra if sent by LLOYD G Fla. our
R ANT, Lady Lake 723521pUTTINGSWood
mail post paid. Send cash with order to Excezd : 230 and 828 North Delaware Ave., eection of tho we
'tot sheen FARM,Keuka, Fla. tall-tf your
fat grafting and Vines of PIIII.II.DICLi": IIIA a I"AaPickIngskiff will for a abort period make freeW
; STRAWBERRY originated In v forty varieties of Foreign Grapes. For catalogue M '
TIIELKNAH fruited four years good site and address IL VON Umiciuc, Earetont;.Fla.plIACHIIS of charge to any ono sending in a'Ij)
color is one of the best shippers known. For 1I.10012t .
Life Size
plants address: E. T. HOLUSTKX, St. Louis Mo. photograph, a Crayon -

0 t.tS..t. -Early Bldwell trees cheap. FBARON Portrait Free. Likeness guaran
BROS., )It.Dora Fla. ta-:aa lot W
'U'ANTED-To buy a Rich Orange Grove auhi.soao.oo. teed. Our crayons are made by a rriV
pnce and full particulars to ( skillful artist and work of I I
C T. RUSSELL: Orlando. it Many Persons are broken I are a

don from overwork or household cares. 'M art. This order good for only a Ifl
FOR SALU- One piece Muslin for Protecting Urown's Iron Bitters rebuilds tho w..
L. short time-It want to take
., IXISo lilt in she; noted' one year. system aids digestion 'emores execs of bile, BASKETThe you ,

St.Price Cloud ten,($19)Ha.dollars f.o. b. here. 8. LUFPUX r-a&stFOR aDd cures mab i Uu' the genuine.A advantage of it, send in your photograph ss

-,, n f. '-' ,. .. -- at once to ,
Clear Gift. Most Economical and Practical
and Hull
SILK-Complete Rice Cleaning
Plant, also Grist Mill and Dolt J. W. To aU new subscribers for the next

, lhc alOx, Lakeland, Fla. i.28-tot. sixty days wo will send, post paid, a Picking Basket on tho market. filOt GRADE AT CO.,

' --------- -- copy of the following work. \Ve hare Poi Price List address
WANTRtt -Two good Watch: Dogs Apply, this 133 Qulney St.,Clcago, Ills
carefully examined work and find
full particulars! to age. breed puce It. H. WARNER,
etc J. W. UNaJUloM.lAketaad, Via t-at'tot it of genuine merit, both in matter and
... rf1"'O nor ioat Palatka Fla.
form: FREE!
j FLORIDA TRADE-The Lakeland Nurseries

have (on large sour grape: fruit and sweet B. PRESLEY & CO. f
stock), 24.000 Oiange. Grape Fruit and Lemon ,
Tree*, one to four yrarscld.. to offer to the"Home SPIRRU SPRING
Trade;" also complete stock of Deciduous, Tropi I- LEADING .
al. Ornamental trees. Vines &c. It will pay S
yutt to see my stock. C. M. )MARSU Proprietor,

Lakeland.- -Pulkcounty.. Fla 11-24-111 I FLORIDA ORANGE DEALERS GRAZING NOZZLE.

Grape Fruit Seeds Wanted. OF THKNORTHWEST

Address box 482 Fla.IFANTIJDTo grito Allows cows and horses to grace and prevent
... browsing. Price. 'l.tS.t factory, post paid$1.30.
\ exchange Narsety Stock of any ST. PAUL. MINN. The S. II. Hubbard Company, Jacksonville,Fla.,
kind (either Sweet Seedling Orange or agent for the State.
Citrus Trilbltata. Trees one to three years old. JAMES STEPHENS & SONS.
G. L. T AI.K> ,Glen St.l'fary, Fla. 1-21-41 ,
ANY one desiring choicest varieties of Citrus WHOLESALE <4!
Tree" ou Rough Lemon stock should ad MANUFACTURER AND PATENTEE,
dress A. L. DUHEDIN huperintendenl nurseries
Pnnedln, Fla. Trees handsome; prices reasons fnUIT DEAlkEnS Switzerland, Florida.'
ble. i 7.2&6moOQ


FOR S L1IFew thousand more choice Seed. 347 and 349 Broadway, ACRES OP C1IKAPLV IRRIOATKD ,
'Grape Fruit Trees in extra fine condi TRUCKING LAND without cxpeaslTCi{
tion to set in grove(orm. Address GRISWOCD. ALBANY, NE'V VOHIC. *
Winter I'ark. Fla. 1-31.41 machinery,or even artesian wells. A blackatf. ;

several feet in depth level as a floor, free from
r r.rrr.
A.A. Ceroe. W. B, Geroe* timber,which can be flooded by the closto*of agate
tax HALK-A gem of an crange grove on
j South Lake Weir. Five acres fourteen at the month.of\the ditch draining tHefl4e..
IU .... f Established 1870.
.t *f aMrtt .00 ,seas of a 14.. "
)ears old Complete irritation. Water pro Jttr.s.ttttm.ts.ha.ryhU,kn+.4es..r+. .W.t.ilk Por particulars address G to. W. ItsJTQf,tterlachen. > .
rction.. Fruit said on the trees recently paid ...tUH..." ew"'.kek. I'..t064 1t1 .,.,.._., .. .I'U.
twent j-five per rent, on price of grove. Also for "La'. ......k..,.t.u4its e kh thin..a.14r. .... A. A. GEROE &. SON.
loll .
.a'C' a lounger grove of nine acres Inquire of mn..ahr w MaeG..t..l.ryr u.u.... .... "..aW a,.as.. a.rarstt.. as'. ,
t. aii'k
/.1 u4t ..
Dm CNASit 6 & 'I..t 1ft,....:..., o. T.a .Ws. id..k bob T< ) t&s woriA fir
,...C. ,,s .old.Fn.rb,,fm* ........T.nJ.J..,.. ''. BOREWELLS lIGCCM4iq t atldi.taaitttssi sJs
10 000 ***">*-cl.s* two and three year old ....,..." ..... ... ,... a.Ii.g. :: :r.I. ..t... Tm"l TOLEDO 01110. Horse Powers
rri., at.." alt t Ita4. IL .4rl'aB.Iwt.lIu1. ,
2 orange and lemon buts Price r..l\ry...............,.ar,.aU.,... .. j "
f L.|o 1)f'rteux.1Ld"'nd oo per hundred,or Fla.150.00 ptr thou,and. J.1 a t..Rant,t......("....troat,, 1 I Importers and Dealers in- Steam Eel In.s,

1-14"934L ca',1g.1e.",b..tII. .,au...K1p..t.tut...a tr.M 1.,......r'mJ,.U e.4b.dlro.c.i.s11114.r iM tit. s,
an 11'.''' u..LLrt.,'-WI.r.! .........n........... t tt..j DR7LL'uraw- p .. ..
C \.WbL.LIA JAl-uNlCAS. double white and ........rh'Hi,.._.ktq U C12.....'.tHlef r .-II t9Ct, FaRisrt Ind Damutic FIOati 1$21 FN12u. "'- *

color Fine lot jut imported. Also Fear, Ina wets wt te. .tell WUqj: 1&,s1.....4.oaitra..... iK..ateC .a.. Aft
Plum Persimmons and other fruit trees la varie .....,.WId'", II........,b.,4K. ttafa I ...t h..r atp4t t.*.1 I WELLS LOOT. i't ;:
tr. D. L. Puatow,MonUcclIc: Fla. 1-14-6t I p-I&4.,...,"" ".t raa, iLrEO, FLORIDA FRUITS A SPECIALTY. r









I ROUTE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY, Harrows and Cultivat rs. :r




t94'"""v l\.JII'.4L: SU1--PLIES.
We are Stato"* {We Have

L Agents Ono and Twoe} HORSE i DAY I RAKES_
In stock seven styles cutting in width
la stock. from((2))to six ((6)) feet, at prices irom.oo
BUCKEYE 8 and 9 feet tread tofji.oo. Send for catalogue.
I K.S.HUBBARD,Gen.State Agent
MOWERS Tho 6 foot It suitable 1'-.1.?ui paint Fta.
i iA
w r for use In

complete ttofk of ORANGE GROVES.

Repair JUoteerg* on hand and atfactory Crape Mines
i 1'rittt. Write for Prices.WE ,


A Full Line of Repair'' for Same. VALUABLE NOVELTIES.

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

Florida Central and Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implementof Highest standard of Vine, by more thorough

all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold grading where. ;than Large those dUroiuiU generally' un received largo Tom orders any

at factory prices. Send for catalogues. One SMorted case of our different Florida Winesis
( bottles) given as Premium with order
PeninsularVIA ... amounting to f y>oo or more. Bend fur estimate
before ordering elsewhere. Address

K. UUllOIS.'P.A,19ox iR.*. .-
Tnllaha.*ee. 1"1&.
New Beggar Weed Seed ajc per!bn pot paid.




Nashville, St. Louis and ChicagoWith 1 Population AO.ono. FT. WAYNE. INDIANA;

:: .- .
but one change of cars. .
e .. BATTERSON & .CO.,
Noto the Quick Tlmo.

Leaves Jacksonville 630: p.m.,7:00 am. rw; m General Commission Mirckuts
Arrives Macon((0.8.&1)130) a.ia.,4:50 p.m. ,
I 'b F
Atlanta(Central)7:45: a.m.,8.-03 p.m. f
** Nashville(W.& A.& N.C. & tJt.L.) BUFFALO, N. Y. .
at Atlanta also for Kanta City PLORID.\.. ORANGESAnd
Double dally service with Pullman Sleepers.
This Route will be extended to Tampa. The Other Fruits a SP< Florida Central and Peninsular has nearly TOO IRRIGATING MACHINERY -- -
9 miles of track running through the .

tftoe Farming and Dairy Section, HATCH HICKEJI"l!
Peach and Strawberry Land,
Oranne, Jtanana<< and M'lncapplo Country, Carry a stock Steam Pumps, Boilers WITH THE IMPROVED

I'hotphate Mat the Other Jit-It Sllrer.Fin Spring Scenery.Th and. Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves. EXCELSIOR I I IN CUBA TO t

Great Hunting' Country.Jteachff Fittings,Hose, Eto. Estimates furnished
the Acted flaking Groundi.
'Has the best lands for tillage,greatest variety r for Plants put in complete and guar- .,., Perfect,

of soils in the State,and above all ,, anteed satisfactory. Hand Spraying and S+tf-
Re ttletiate.
the Central! Rlderoland *
Whore It Is High and Healthy. Pumps of every description. Send for

Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers .
tho best freight facilities for any produce to Catalogue of How and When to Spray. .

the Northern- market Send for the popularsong Nozzles,Pipe, etc., made to order in our Le....ttts4/rrielca. hstcbet.r3..
HWu.N. Pdes
"MY FLORIDA HOME." machine shop. sal s., ,.. fertile. rsa*,'
t1r.eur.Ow. r. eo t thMtst. (
I with its spirited words and beautiful music ut as other ltst.L.r..r.t. .
descriptive of an actual Florida Home and k .... iEO. H. SUKL, Mcr, HI
which is cotton up in elegant.t1Io-1x pages
of full sized best mUllojaper.containing alsoa
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picture of a homo in Florida and a hunting ar.To L
t scene. It Is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in
stamps,to pay expense of distribution.) ij
Bend also for the best map of Florida(sent : *
fire)and note the towns on Its rout*?.
OutDO)". Tallahawe (the ), Monticello -
Oak. Lake City,Jacksonville .
Madison. Live -
Femandina, lawtey Starke Ocala F' '
Gainesville. Cedar Key I* brlando
Tampa and many others. Tho earliest settlers Lemons, Oranges Grapes, Peach,
who had the pick of location settled where "". "
this Uno coir runs.NOTLPassottgera. Apples, Berries, Green an
from Northern connections -
having tickets over the Florida Central Dried Fruits.
andPeuinsulartopoints in South Florida bathe \" '" '
prlvttegttof being taken into Jacksonville Will paT ca.b. Send for a Daily Datletla':
over the oomraD1. line and allowed a stopover -
within >the limits of the ticket
with return to going for destination free -="" M. E. BALLARD & CO.,
of ettracharge. Send for Mal!' of Florida, --
taailedfree.. A.O.MAODONILUO.P A.. 3449 Cottage Grore Are.,Chtctgo lUi.,
Jacksonville Fla.. AGENTS FOR General Produce Commission Merchants and
K. 8. P .Traffle ){ADAJrer. PU1 XPS. Shippers. 7e1S-6mO"
D B.MAX S ELLwOeneral Manager I O''LES' STIi.AX: J L

All Letters Answered the Day they are Received.

J The Great Route to New Orleans. THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY ...'
\etertrd j'"ps..SOf1I OO&of Ute hl.tettCbrr re 1MJa113 '
U..dtb I'I'eOt'd' ptri'fiCl. 4lovYs .
Only line with.Throe,h Sleepers JACKSONVILLE. FLA. .U..c ..Bowtef c*.*,Ys,
Htwtta JcBoavllis) and Ktw Qrliltnt.

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For the purpose of helping to better the interest of all concerned in the marketing the crop of Florida oranges, and creating some needed reforms in the present
system of distributing the crop, I have opened an office at No. {04) West Bay street, Jacksonville, Fla. (Transportation How), and also in the principal marketa of tub Eaat
4 and West at the addresses given below. .
I firmly believe that with many improvements on the present part of which are stated below, together with the management, as a business man I am
capable of giving to the details of this business, that the orange crop of Florida can be disposed of to bettter advantage than is the case at present.
Believing in the auction system I have arranged to have all shipments intrusted to my care sold at auction at each point I ship to. Each shipper's account sales
will be accompanied with a price catalogue showing the results made.
When shippers desire I will sell here (in Jacksonville, at auction or at private sale, as I may be directed. When shipping elsewhere, the'condition of the various
markets will be studied and the oranges sent to which ever point promises to pay the best prices. These will be ascertained by daily reports from Boston, New York,
Philadelphia and Chicago.All .
fruits for Western markets will be started to Chicago, and diverted by my representative there while in transit, to which over of the other Western points
promises better prices.
All shortages, after the fruit reaches Jacksonville, will be guaranteed by me. .,
Shippers' wishes as to destination of fruit will always be complied with.
Stencils furnished free of charge, but shippers having one bearing my name and stencil number, can use that part of the stencil, but not the part reading
"1'ow York."

By an arrangement with the railroad and transportation companies, all fruit bearing my name will come to Jacksonville, and sent to the best market from here,
solid carloads only being made up (Western J point, giving my shippers the benefit of the carload rate.
On receipt of the oranges here and on the same day a check for from 75 cents to $1.00 per box will go to each shiPICf.the amount of the advance being determined
by the quality of the fruit and the conditions of the various markets. shippers prefer, a draft can be drawn on the fruit is shipped, for 75 cents per box, the
draft to accompany the bill}I of lading. On receipt' of the oranges and after examination, showing the same to be of fair quality, I agree topay the same. I reserve- the
right to modify this matter of advances, on giving five days' notice.
Believing that it costs fruit shippers too much at to market their crop, and feeling that a fair 1 profit for me can be made at a lower rate of commission, I have E
fixed this at six per cent to cover all charges except weight and cartage, which shall be actual. A saving of over $140,000 yearly can thus be made to the orange
growers of Florida.
A most important reform I propose to carry out, I call your particular attention to: The value of a shipper's tyrand. A name once favorably established all our
markets is worth to each shipper and grower as much as a good reputation. Up to the present you are only known to our buyers by a stencil number-which Is an
injustice to you. Therefore,let every shipper put his own name on the ends of the boxes, and this, with the stencil number, will appear on the : from which our
buyers purchase the fruit, enabling each orange grower to establish his name and a reputation for his fruit-which once accomplished, will mean hider results for him, .
providing: ho packs his fruit carefully and well, and sends only a good quality. As a business man, dealing. largely with Spain and California, many shippers from which.
fruit sections have so established good name for their brand, as to make it possible for me very often to sell to the buyers on the well known merits of the brand without
seeing the fruit I firmly believe that the Florida orange growers' interests have. been seriously prejudiced in the past by simply) knowing a man and his fruit by his
stencil number-:-which is easily o 'Otton. This I propose to correct in the future, as stated above. ;
For stencils, shipping detail blanks and all further information, please call, when in Jacksonville or address


94 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla., Transportation Block. P. 0. Box 491.
Main Office 103 Park Place, Now York.
Branches at 30 Broad Stroot, Boston, Mass. 11 and 13 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa
104 South Water Street, Chicago, I III.
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1 Palzl: 2L PRIZI: ., I I I SEED ,

$80.00 IN CASH $20.00 and PLANT FOR

BOOK ever .
\\ANDTHELARGEsrTUBER-F HE"J11urd.lJlN I OT.JlTO Issued,tndttpkat of ':.. :- N
Grown from oar seed{ia 1833. It wilt l you mention the name of this paper the great Columbianyear '.' R::!
A Mirror\ of
cost you only Q A Cents to com and:send81 cents (12-c.: stumps)" w.pete American Horticulture
for too IJk Five Prizes. will mall, postpaid to any ad* '
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date. larger S
to I'agrs WON
The Vaarhan rotate is known dress! in the U.&,JO ounces of than with 130 scene
alone ol the very best early the Vaughan Potato Competi* ever'engraving( The
and productive varieties BOW ion Cud and FREB copy of cover rate new design: sketched FAIR YEAR
before the ,and earl }
public no v
VAIXJHAN'S GARDENING above printed in ten colon and
potato now sensation grown has since caused theKarlr ILLUSTRATED. gold is of real artistic beauty. It I We offer a few BARGAINS t.
u a
Rote 'was first Intro The most magnificent Seed tells the whole story for the "' .' Introduce our Ptarts..Bulfe*
Garden Lawn and Farm. Our :
tSaced. It has sUe, quality and Plant Book enr issued .I
5th ever blooming Cannas, Silver 4 Grand Tuberous Bf-goobslrt.! ftefniecolors ,
u4 yield We want to see j A Mirror. of American tier.loowiarreaytddandhowlargo Leaf Calla.California Sweet 1'eis, .f : for 40c.\5 GUdol named,V>kite,
ticulture to date.-80 pages. complete list of Garden Vegetable : "' : il \ Yellow,Stdped.Scarkt.ncU-iAklot
asingletuberaabegrownfrom 1.10000 iargtr; than ever,with ISO tc and Farm Seeds,with iof or* :1it J. &SplendId Cannas,eat haamrd.Including
tea ounces of this craneS Potato, curate new cDgTad (" The mation concerning flowers at the ,'\: ,,f / the famous Jrl&damCrosy, only'bloc.T1len
and will pay two hundred dollars cover design in ten colors and Fair, cannot be nad eiewher"_ cannot be had elsewhere; for less than ft,
la cub to secure&this inlormaUoa. -- gold is of real artistic beauty.VAUGHAN'S Pkt.. ,the scarlet and white .... .
Sweet Peas Kckford's. 3A.man1l1Il"hnsonU.
,We. I Grand Roses,
It I 1 Pkt.Pansy, German,. .
I / 1 Pkt.Carnation Margaret, tOe.C1 thUd. Soupert roseonder of the World,
,, PRICE 1 Pkt. Nattartiom Aurora, fie:. and new rnnninjf fiftc.An .
M order for art, of the above secures
SEED STORE 1 Pkt. Mignonette Gabriel. .1Oe.
oar catalogue, the fttt aa4 compute}
CHICAGO .* NEW YORK The entire collections pkts.,with catalogue,340. World's Fair E4UJo Write to-fey
88 State St. ta Barclay st.t .
Our ever-bloomtngCannes,SUe t NEW YAUeHAH'S SEED STORE CHICAGO
?"fit. yer Lcd CalUCBfomla Sweet 12 BARCLAY 68 STATE $T.)
#, Peas,Ac., cannot be had else r "
S {}(} 1 Write today, East Or' "

West, New York-or Chicago WE CAN TELL YOUHow

-New "Planet Jr.To to make flood. Fertilizers AT HOME vt*

Soft Phosphates
Among other things TWO NEW GARDEN DRILLS. One sows either
will DRILLS OR fILL the other in addition, sows FERTILIZERS EITHER

ABOVB OR BELOW THE SEED. Saving you $7.00 to $10.00 per ten en. the prieetf. y. fare
Great Improvements too in "PLANET JR." COMBINED SEED DRILL AND now paying for FertUIsers..

W11KBI HOE, in the DOUBLE' AND SINGLE WHEEL HOES and marked 49-Send for Special Florida Circular lime directions for making

Ttw: fine NEW TOOLS offered In 1891 are made still more attentive, for 1893. Fruit and Truck Fertilizers.
SEND IMMEDIATELY FOR NEW CATALOGUE and full description of all U
eoodi O now made. It is impossible to undertake satisfactory description here. We S. POWELL & CO., Chemteal Fertiliser Ma,,""' f$, ,

S L. ALLEN, tit CO., 1197 kkrkii St., MilaMfM. 1, Pi. seat f. ftii Jfcmiya Wte 0ALTIMORC, MD. .





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The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

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

Both ways :

From New York. From Jacksonville, ,
(Pier 99, K. R.) STEAMER Florida. rR

Monday Dec that 3 P. M.... ..."YKMASSKB," .......Sunday.. tit, at 130: p. MWedncssy
,Die:. aSlh at 3 P. u......*'ALGONQUINt .. .. Tuesday 3d, at 4:30: A. MNrkllv
.<: Dec.joth, at 3 P. M...........SHMJNOLHt.... .Thursday, liD.5th, at 630 A. u
Monday an. 2nd,at 3 P. ..........IROQUOIS, ......Sunday, 8th,at 9x0: A. MWednesday
an. 4th, at 3 P. M....... CHKKOKBK.. "....... Tuesday, loth, at 10:30 A. M f
an. 6th, at 3 P. M...... "VWACQMW, .......Thursday, an. 13th,at 12.09 n'n ::
Mon day.Frida. an. 9that 3 P.M..ALGONQUIN..Sunda'. }an. isth, at IOP.II
Wednesday an. nth,at 3 P. M........"SalllN OLI ........Tuesday an. I;tho at 4:00": M
Friday itth, at 3 P. a I........."IROQUOIS1'. ........Thursday, I9th. at 5x0A.: M
.. Monday i6th,at 3 P. N..CIIHROKJUt."...... Sunday. Jan. 22nd,at 7:30: A. MWednesday t.
iSth,at 3 P. M........M YKMASSKK." ........Tuesday.M 24th at 8:30 A. IIFrida.
tan.aoth,at 3 P. ......."ALGONQUIN. ,".... ....Thursday, Jan.36th, at 1130: A. MM
Monday.Wednesday.t. ajrd,at 3 P. ... ..... 'SRMINOLIt.n..Snnday, Jan.9lh..t 130: ( p. M
asM, at 3 P. M........."IROQUOIS"Tuesday, Jan.J15t. at 4300 A. M
Friday I&n.77that 3 P. M........""CHKROKKK"..... .Thursday Feb. 2nd at SJo: A. M
Monday Jan.joth, at 3 P. M........"YKMASSKB," ..,.. .-Sunday, Feb. 730 A. MM
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For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points'on

I the St. Johns River. :
The elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
"CIty of Jaolcetcmvllle,
Fno New YOUK. PIER9), :i
Capt. W. A. SHAW. '
1 sE, STUEET. !

1'i.ecl'1ac DeBo..y," Every Saturday} at .'

Capt. LEO VOOEL. a
Are appointed to Mil from Jacksonville daily except Saturday, at 3.30 p. m.,and'(rom Sauford Hates on oranges to Now : ) ; r be
daily,except Sunday at 9 a. m. 40c. No transfer Jslsonvillo
20per) cent :'
General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville. are

Sioux L. JU)'"Aun. Florida Frelgbt Agent foot Laura Street Jacksonville,Fla. W. H. CIIRISTOPIIER, :
)1'. 31. JItS1\IOSl. Jr.. Florida I'asaoenger Agent, 88 West nay St.. Jacksonville Pta Agent, Jacksonville. .%..
)(A1tSIiA 1.14 11. CI.YUJ:. AsslstantTratfic Manager.S Bowling Green New York. \;
"'. F'. oni>KN VA'". Traveling Passenger" Agent S Bowling Green, New York.
j TIIJ O. O., Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green, New York.J. .
A. LESLIE, Superintendent Laura Street Jacksonville, Fla. .

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qenl Agents, 10'I

e It South Delaware*Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green New York. :;;

W. A. HOURS.; EST.111IdIIED. 1875.__ J. B. HOURS. t
) 19%.}. :''
"'e. the under-signed, In Sanford .,
.'.Florida on Friday, pipe,

I Grain, Garden Seeds and Fertilizers stood subjected made by both tests II.two Majmider.without different ,length.and t It.t

Mr. Magruder wished ) Mr.(t _
j issa 'VES'rB AY S'.l.%, JACJ fear of tho city .
--- injuring
Chief r
t- We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of (J.J. IIAltlUH\ ) x

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, J.J A.E.C.114\JtTIN\n.l ACP.

Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. JOHN A.M.TI1RANlllat OBO. II.DOIID.." .,

-- K. II. YOITNC1S. ,
PURE GROUND BONETygerl1Ulen 1892. ,
PertiHier Co. NITRATE SODA "'c, tho undersigned A. D..
IfQ'!,we aw J. It. Magruder length
with his pipo machine:that section
Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH, of said piiw, about twenty : of pipe
that wo tented", at the '
G. E. 11ERRY: ,

' Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Etc 3rd.DEAk .
SIR: The system to far
FERTILIZER. is a grand SUCCORS for elf and
and trial will convince. with a now duplex pump 5x' : Into
' These Fertilizer have no superior in the market a the grove leer minute. I am
Send for Catalogue free
I would use tho cement ) :
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; TBSSSarUPRIGHT PIANOS. Continuous cement Itlpo to the
GREAT. squaw inch very cheap. (; cost of
rLmiOS FINEST FACTORY Iron pipe. Will not corrode
trees with hose, for sub- use
Organs, IN UNITED STATES. It is tho best and cneapcst ) e and
Always ready for QUICK SHIPMENTS of Finest lay 1 OJ feet per day-
ira Pianos and Organs Direct tb Your homes.root lays it as fast as it makes it. it is
0.trtal warranted not to make an made.
t bdON horns From R! '..JAS.M. POTTS D.D. editor of Mich.tBg low as ono cent per foot orange *
"- lot igan Christian Advocate,DetroitMkh.: "To say that growers and gardners
we are delighted with the Piano does not express Full directions for
,. thef4cL w e are jubilant. If all your InftromentsTh The right and machines ..
Th T J1'' A &m PISUMMI a Organ+*. are M fine in appearance and II pleasing in tone as
BEAVER FALLS, PA this one,your patrons will ri c bylhe hundred." :

f, From PROF. K. 1C. PECK Valhermow brings, Ala.: "We could not be pleased better with
the casing or tone;quick In response and met In short we are highly pleased with the organ."
From B. D. GRIGGSAdairrrillef, Ga.: "I am well pleated with the organ in every respect. It Is J
ail be..t j
3FromY1Mc. A, per T. G. COOLEY IIQlsboroiK. C: 'The organ tires entire tatUfactlon.Kttry : .
one who has teen it is very much pleased with the. instrument and the price on the .mee" c
From BUN, F. 8TKKLK Prescot. Ark: family is well pleased :in every respect with the
organ. How you sell them so cheap is a wonderyINGQUTFITSERFECTIOt" ,
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Family which we hare by us
8A in our extensive experience of
Ilt.t.roap..dr q.uq4 set eai.oiiy too nu Cr.y 100 Yr.,.l'trlesr.. The Largest .
..... uC tie Terw.rtb doe
.....,....aM.rote IU tie w et C.p Twit Or..,i..4 U 4CMP..Porpli ii WHal..
MIrtee pl.ltty4f. '.... tiLJ)FOKt'& : COIS UrUUl at WCb: OKT,1C.Y. a.


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_1J- _)j "he Paine Fertilizer Company, in order to increase extensively their business in tho State of Florida, have decided to makes '

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

Maid|: in a full supply of Sulphate of Potash, German Kainit, Nitrate of Soda, Animal Bone, Blood and Bone Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone,

I Lime, etc., of the very highest grade in the very best mechanical condition.

icy commence their big cuts on fertilizer materials on December 15th, and these cuts will be of such a largo nature that it will practically:

heir goods beyond competition as regards prices. The quality of their materials is known too well to be of the very highest standing and

the highest testa and valuations. Bringing their goods down in large quantities via schooner, and at reduced freight rates, and handling

iracUe4lly without any costs for drayage, and their storage facilities being of such an excellent nature, having both water facilities and a private

'onnected with all the railroads, they are prepared to name prices at which others could not possibly do business at a profit, as they are branch.I .
I ''I into Southern, Eastern and Northern territory and increasing their business to a wonderful extent, they intend giving Florida buyers all the

i ItS of greatly reduced prices and low purchases, they having contracted for the bulk of their goods last spring when the market ranged from,

,; 2.50 per ton less than the present quotations. '

!(::! Remember thorn cuts commence December lath and may stop at any time,therefore parties wishing to buy at cut rates should send in their inquiries at once. They will never
; 0 able to buy Fertilizers at these exceedingly low prices unless this company should again tako a notion to cut the prices,a thing which is seldom done in fertilizer business,it :*
ttemptod for tho first time by this enterprising company aa a trial and as an advertisement '-'*r-4
dross all communications

r.o. West Bay Street Jacksonville Fhu, or to 33 Broadway, New York: City or to )Messrs Walsh fit Cragin Hpecial Agents 16 Franklin Street New York City.

N I.. MARVIN, J. P. TALIAFERRO, IF Musical Perfection
President. VIce-Proaldent. R $ 1* what you leek In buying a Piano '
BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD, it write oa about
r Cashier Assistant Cashier. Lowest New York Prices

CAPlTAIi $100,000. -or TtraTEINWAY-

:HE MERCHANTS'' NATIONAL BANK, and take Ask B no other.any, \

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, 3IuleIaaabout thoHtelnway

tspectfully. solicits your Deposits, Collections and General P *

Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE _ _ _ .
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We are Wholesale Southern Agents
I tI for these celebrated Instrument,and you can buy from u* aa
I easily, cheaply, and safely by null,at la jr>on.LUDDEN Ask )

John L.. Marvin, A.DIRECTORS.B. Campbell>, Chas. Marvin, f f.s. & BATES, Savannah, Qa. nor about Dank"ttJk

P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. Bl: Archibald,
ff B. Clarkson C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson, .
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FANCY or POULTRY, JI'Li LiBowker's!


'jUrt.-x IIKRKAFTKR all fowl sent Orange Grower. '
n from my yard, by express,
"J: will go at one-half the former
rates-a peat wring to ray customer
t m *. This 1* by special I ar
r.;..., rangement and Is confined to FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is*
fowl from my yard*. BRIGHT
-, -.r1t.>thoroughbred We are the largest poultry breeder in Florida.ol '. ; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of j

V Aj Come and see our .stock or send both tree and fruit are the results'reported by large
p. / ;for our illustrated catalogue and
IiI "_ 4 ;V /." price Poultry list of supplies 14 nrltO"v" of all.kind tI, and experienced planters in Florida who are using

__ i' and Incubators Bone Mill and, Clover Brooders Cutlers, Shell this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the

f ., Wire Netting,Desiccated Fish and
ul time in the form and in the
rr. Boiled UlorxT and Bone to make proper proper proper

r" ': hens.lay r proportions, all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. _
.1 "' ,i EGGS TO HATCH.
J: .
i--, R. W. AMSDEN, ;
r-- Ormond, Fla I *
i ; GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, "E
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1893. [We Are The Only Firm carefully and scientifically,compounded for the purposes

I mentioned, and are extensively used in Florida. Bow
v Ganato f customer ash discount en orders.We are the
0 Ikoaly firm distributing;among patronf a years*ubscnpasW > KER'S SQUARE BRAND BONE AND POTASH Is a happy
41 ti onrALOC to too arricuitoral paper*without exacting any
equivIent. No other Catato ,e, t Americant ; combination for those requiring these ingredients.
ivnrope. treat a variety ot several ol
the standard vegetabe) addition,are many Chemicals at market rates.
"choice ranetwspeeuliar'I our own.Though great
enlarged in both the vegetable and sera departnents -
,we send catalogue FK Rowe 1. The threa Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free.
warrant still hold good,and our customers mar rely it
that the well I!earned reputation of our seed for freshness sadpuntywill
continue to be ruxrded as a oimt precious part of our FERTILIZER l A. M. BOND CENT. ACCNT
'893. capital. J.J, li;GREGORY&SON,Mwolehead.Maaa, BOWKER ,


by the

L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co. TREESANDPLANTS


NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS. Especially adapted to Florida and snb-trolal sections. Largest stock and Greatest Variety.
in the South. Two hundred sod fifty acre: in Fruit Nursery; one acre under *>**. Fruit. Ornamental ..
and Nut Tree, Grapevines, Palms, Roses Shrub,etc Everything for the orchard end
0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla., garden.?: Catalogue free.
Address P. J. BBKCKUANS. Fruitland Nursery Augusta Ca,
No. ft ISotiwiek Block COlDer Bay and Main Street N. B.-We offer fine lot of Camphor Trees and Bed CaU.,. Guava all pot growwu.ro4g6ttos. .
..od for rocket Memoranda Book.] ..


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