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:
June 24, 1893
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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University of Florida
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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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Buy of the Well-Known, Reliable, Ten-years'-tested ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES,


GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES.SATSUMA Will take R. R.fare from bill of trees to all who will come to Nursery and purchase to amount .
ot double 1 R. fare. Com during' fruit n.>it.on. To those who cannot come will end simple
ORANGES hardy and early OLIVKS and APRICOTS. of fruit and cut ro et on receipt of toe per kind to pay postage,packing, etc Fruit crop large and
PKARS, all k.lndimm nle ktock. FIGS and Ml'UWRRIKS.POM complete of varieties adapted to I+lorida. Send for Sample* and know what to expect from
11 JtAC II ItS,(a varieties, new and old. KGRANATKS.CAMPHORTRKKS.. tree you buy SpecialtiesJapan: Plums,Japan Persimmons Peaches I'earsand Grafted Ko e..
PI.UMS.bent Japan' and native sort. Price list on appi.cation.. pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W.
JAPAN I'I PKRSIMMONS varieties all tested. TUXAS UMIIRIi.LA.t3RAI'IgooilsupplyallIeadiugktnda. ; .

PKCANS test paper-Shell variety. GRKVILLHA MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA.ROUUSTA. D. GRIPPING, Proprietor.attreefersny .
WALNUTS, English,Japan and California. CITRUS TRIFOUATA. Fbi.we .
CIUWNUTS,Japan Mammoth, very fine. ROSH,50 varieties
We have other kinds lots of them-write for what
you want.
For five years past mninles\ of fruit have been Kent, free of charge, on application ) 4., DO YOU' KNOW 1 hfnrFffp; F }I r ai: } ECONOMIC
and Will botlus year; but experience! and information as to adaptability to "' the topics and warm climates
ar I nfl Vflll / that the**\\u me lust! brOftch HortlculUU -
your locality is worth much more.o have discarded from our own orchards one o lUU KM ow luri U was a ready I'VjNG
variety of which we shipped.ttoo bushel* in 1887, and this is but one of the hundreds u in our establishment? Some Florida people up to A FACT I
of varieties k' h'(1. We have: built our reputation on fine slock-some people the times know this,and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity
i I of getting rare plants of us. We can supply Aloe I ll mboo.Camphor Cinnamon
_,Jite f t'llt. Ex-Governor of Florida writes: "They are beauties anti so admirably UI/ Coffee. Dalbergia Kxcorcaris: << ,FICIJV Gam lQKe.Hemp(Sasal'Iron.)
{Kicked l as to shame a novice in the business' and even many who pretend ,.; ,'il bark,, Jujube, Kola, Logwood Mahogany Nutmeg, Olive,Orange, Pepper',
to be UXI H.1rts." p Quercus, Rke- pt'r. Strychnine,Tea, upas., Vanilla,Wax-myrtle, Xylos- *
"OM" ma, Yucca: XIngiber plants and hundreds of others.
,. and careful attention to fence. Prices reasonable.
Prompt eorrerlwa ; Send for *
\ our large catalogue,which tells all about it.REASONER
(1)6. Addrus1 s

G. L1. T4 .J3EI;, ISI1OH., Oiicco, Fla. ? ;

Glen St. Mary, Fla. .. .
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FRUITS. aaWo If you want your ground covered during the hot summer months, you can

i respectfully nolicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables. do no better than plant this variety. Plant ono quart per acre. '

We are now making n t'Jl'CinltyofPINEAPPI! .
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ES Pint, L0>>) cents; quart,, -40 cents post-paid; (peck, '1.00; bushel, $3.75, by

freight or express, not jiostpaid.Large fr

and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects. Stock of Whippoorwill| H. G. HASTINGS & CO.
and Unknown ,
Clay Peas at
Iteforenct! by permission! :-A. :M. h''f, 1-SI": Jacksonville; National Shoe bushel f.o.b, |i.50per

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W. A. HOURS. isT.\uiisnii: : > 187:5. j. n. nouns. SUNSET HILL NURSERIES ,

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in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of

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A good spraying outfit and a reliable Insecticide arc as essential to successful orange growing as tho harrow and fertilizers..
Fkrhfa! ( Farmer and Fruit Grower.



It is tine only Re1iable,

Suroly effective and cheapest material oft red for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill tho spider, rust mite, aleyrodes, anguil-
lula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of tho orange and tho wilt of the pineapple

It will not only prevent the oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve the classification of the fruit.

Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers' prices.

Correspondence solicited. ..


Jacksonville, Fla.SULPHUR .



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

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

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

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

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus. furnished to our customers at cost. '

McMASTER & MILLER. San Mateo and Citra. Fia.


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One of those simple, strong men They fill a long felt want and the Pruning the Lemon.
IDA i'f.&ROWERRf4ER'RU who are the salt of the earth, who I stomach too, peaches do. They are I came into possession of a lemon
has stamped his impress indelibly on 1 better than mother's spring medicineof grove in June, 1890; it had then been

the horticultural history of Florida, jalap and picra that we had to take set six years, and had very fair care

-.., once said: "After the freeze of 1890 in the days long ago. Peaches do for so far as plowing, cultivating, irrigating

--_. -- --S..-. POWERS.. _-Publisher.------_. .- 1 spent months in cutting out the dead the human frame what house cleaningdoes etc., but very little pruning.The .
Tin:MS Far One Year .$.2.00Fer and fed my trees, and the next seasonI out the trash that has been in Genoa, together with a half dozen
Six *. ..... zoo Villa Francas. The party of whomI
In Foreign Countries 3.00 had more than twice as much fruitas the highways and byways since last
and deal of it time. The usual and purchased was finicky sort of a fellow -
Subscriptions in all cases cash in ever before a good peach sweeping
advance. No discount allowed on one's netted me $5 a box and upward." dusting don't seem to touch the spot, that believed severely in the let-
own sul crihtion(except in a club), but to r...- --- but when peaches get to work they do alone policy; consequently the trees
all agents liberal cash commission will had been allowed to grow about at
the business in order.
peach pie
l 1.0 allowed on all mil. criptions obtained Off Years. up will. And if of readers
any your
Peaches liked. Rural
are universally
by them. Write for terms.o The nourished Florida nativecow has had to do with
poorly ever anything
copitM(and one copy free 0 mo's), $ 7.W) has never found a man who did not ,.
barely living through the winteron the lemon that has not been shapedfor
t 1" .. 12.50 like peaches, no, nor woman either.
10 aa .. .s. .. 15.00 I the tough, juiceless wire grass, The fact is that women like peaches several seasons, probably they will
Tin*+ ;*) collected either new or old, and brings but one calf in two years. The better than men, and they take better understand what they were like. I
may In from any Ilumt)( r of cow that is well (fed on nourishingfeed thought I knew something of the art
of them. will (fix them
ixtotoflict*, if the remittance is in a lump care They up
.num. cared for and housed from so as to preserve all their good qualities of pruning fruit trees, vines, etc.,
To every new subscriber or clulv-raiper storms, drops a calf every year and and make a bushel, if that is the having given it a great deal of thoughtas
we will send), txxtpaid, a cony of Whit- frequently yields a full fiow of milk allowance, spread over a whole year. well as practice on my own groundsa
ner'a "Gardening "in_ Florida' or Moore the whole year round, up to the very Rural was over to a neighbor's this few miles up the Hudson from New
"Orange Culture. of calving. The sweet\ seedling I York city but little
Rates of advertising on application. day morning and found the lady as busyas unfortunately very
tree of Florida, in our thin of that branch of the pruning art
Remittances should iKJinatie by check orange a woman can be over a lot of jars
'txMtal note. money order or registeredletter sandy soil, generally seems to feel and pots, cans and pans. While the was confined to the lemon; therefore,
to order of unable to bear a crop of any conse old man was toting peaches for the as a new beginner, I had to learn that
.FA1tMElt AJfl) Pit UJr IIKOirKlt.Jacksonville oftener than once other of the citrus fruit industry. I
quence every aforesaid and part
jars, pots, cans pans,
Fla. year. This exhausts it so that it has the lady took up a can of Peentos. made it a point to go to about a half
to take a rest the next year. They did look nice. They would dozen of the experts of this sectionfor
Quove and Orchard The deciduous fruit trees, especiallyin make any "devil's" mouth water. pointers as to the best time, mode,

the north, where the sleep of win- "Rural,*' said she, "isn't that the and other methods, and finally had
The Man, tho Land and the Fruit. ter is more profound and the awakening prettiest thing you ever saw?" "Yes," just the same number of opinions
We have several times had occasionto in spring more sudden and spasmodic he replied, and then added, "in the which left the thing more muddled
than it is in the semitropical than before. Many of the trees were
note the catholic breadth and liberality way of peaches; but I've seen prettier
of our contemporary, the California latitudes, seem to fall into this habitof things in calico." She was too busyto full of dead, scraggy spurs, and others
Fruit Grower-especially whenit bearing every other year even more acknowledge the compliment, butI had suckers one, two and three years
than the It is harder to breakup old that had started out from the main
turns up on the losing side. In a re orange. presume that she thought of it before
cent issue we find these philosophical this periodic or oscillatory actionof she said her evening prayer. If branches, shooting straight up throughthe
observations: an apple tree in New Hampshire she did not she is different (from most tree, often 10 or more feet in
"While the Florida men are cm I' than it is with the orange in Florida, women. "Peaches are peaches this length, with a few branches and leaves

ineptly pleased with the result of their because the seasonal habit of the tree season," said the old man, as he rolled way up on top. and often several
investigations, though conducted on tends more in that direction. Good out some on the table.U they fruits in their various stages of development

a very limited scale, the Californianswill (feeding and good care, as with the not every season?" Rural ventured to ; catching every breeze, swaying
continue to jog along, producingfruit cow, will largely overcome this ten ask. The old fellow did not reply backward and forward as thoughthe
which they will always and dency to "off years" in the sweet Whether he was so absorbed in rollingout exercise was necessary for the
everywhere be pleased to place in seedling. It is especially important to the peaches or did not have any proper health and development of the
competition with that grown in Florida feed the tree with a view to promot loose words about him, is a mystery; product. I found on gathering the
fruitfulness rather than growth. If fruit that had reached their
or any other country. Meantimelet so concluding that it was not a good proper
the ospel truth be announced: the fertilizer is all applied In the sum- time-peach time-for bald jokes or sizes, the specimens on the fish-pole

Neither California nor Florida grows mer, the great stimulus of the rainy visiting, Rural returned home, to finda like branches were, as a rule, rough
season being added to it, the tree will and irregular in shape skin thick
the best oranges. Some of the best parcel of pans, cans, jars and pots ,
grow with luxuriance and exhaust the fluted or corrugated, and quite generally
oranges grown anywhere are {produced opened out and a lively demand for
in California, others in Florida.It supply of nourishment, having none more peaches. These things must seedy, while those that came from
is simply a question of fact with left on which to store up bloom buds convince you, dear reader, that we the lighter growth and from the spurs
each box or each orange. A box of and sustain it in the heavy ordeal of are having a peach pastoral in this closer to the larger wood were invariably
Floridas may excel a box of Call formas blossoming; but if it is fed moderately neck of woods. smooth skinned, more roundedin

and vice versa. It will be for through the summer and then againin When my old neighbor said "peach shape and more even in size.I .
the late autumn after growth has was told that it would not do to
that great jury, the world's markets, es are peaches" he meant to say that
to decide after they shall have sufficiently ceased, the fertilizer becomes first peaches were scarce this season. Peen prune heavily, especially the Eureka
sampled our goods in the available at blooming and is used by tos have been scarce. The blooms and Genoa, because they are outward

years to come. Present wisdom the tree for that purpose. were injured by the frost, and not so I bearers and the results of pruning
... would be to cut off the bearing wood.
counsels: Produce thebest: fruit that is many set as otherwise would. The
possible; cull it unrelentingly; pack it Rural's Rambling Dots-No. 1. trouble with the Peento is, it don't The argument seemed a little feasible,
honestly and sell it as becomes busi I Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower: understend the proper time to bloom.It as the Eureka in its natural habit
ness men:" Just now peaches are the time-absorbers is proud of its reputation of being, seems to force its growth to the ex
It has never struck us that there and they fill in splendidly. the first peach on deck; so about tremities, which if let alone fails to
was any particular edification in com- June is the peach month in Florida. Christmas, when every well-behave d push the buds along the stem and
paring oranges grown in States so far Many ripen in May and some vari- peach is taking a rest, the Peento: finally become barren of foliage and
apart as Florida and California and eties straggle along through the summer puts on its spring attire. Old Winter, branches except at the ends, which
under conditions so radically differ months, but June brings them in thinking her too (forward, pinches her. also accounts for their bearing on the
ent. The strong grower looks straight abundance, and the warm days make occasionally and robs her of some oi f| outer branches, and would seem an
ahead of him, and is not disturbedby the juices rich and sweet. A man her finery. Rural has tried every argument in favor of not pruning for
the work or talk of whiffling light- who has no peach trees about his plan suggested, and some "never. fear of loss of crop. In the case of
weights. He does his own work in house or in his grbve is to be pitied thought of," to acclimate this Chinese my orchard, something had to be
his own place. He sends to foreign these June days. Peaches are meat freak and have her open the seasonat I done, as I could not afford to grow
lands for the best that they can pro and drink; yes, and medicine too at a seasonable time, but she is obdurate half culls; so the first operation was to
duce as a basis to build upon, but he thjs season of the year. The best wayto as far as her spring opening i is remove all dry and sickly spurs and
is not all the while craning his neck eat peaches is to go to a well loaded concerned. RURAL branches and all suckers
across State lines to see what other tree after breakfast and fill up, chinkin Keuka, Fla. that were not needed to fill up an open
men are doing. Thoreau once said; with this delicious fruit. This ...... space in the tree, and those left were

"I pity that man who is always goingto operation should be repeated after For Malaria, Liver Trouble cut back often three fourths of their
the postofiice to hear from! somebody dinner and after supper. It is best to Indigestion use length, so as to take a lower start.
and never hears anything from roll up your sleeves past the elbow Probably a hundred boxes of fruit
himself." y and put a bib over your shirt front. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS were sacrificed by this first pruning.TIIK .



early November of that season we would it do to dig holes for the trees, THE -
had a severe wind and sand storm. say four feet in diameter, down to this
1.lanyof the trees on the side toward muck (not hard-pan), then sink some
the storm were partly denuded of foliage three or four six.inch holes throughit s. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
then it' occurred to me that it to the sand .and drive into them ,
was a good ime to complete the shap split lightwood stakes, then fill up JACKSONVILLE
ing process in the way of pruning.All and plant the trees? My idea is thatit FLA.
trees at this time were carefully would very greatly help in times of HARDWARE AND STOVES
gone over a second time and rounded drought. U you think this would ,
in, many wagon loads of trimmingswere would it aid
answer not many a fiat- DOORS
consigned to the brush heap. woods grower?. I think it would SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISH.
The following season the trees grew afford under-draining and also bring i M4 ,"v111,1'4' : MUI.JI.-.Lll.
beautifully, forming fine compact py water in dry times by capilary at Agents We are StateD] ;We Have
ramidal masses; the blossoming and traction. Your valuable paper I look One an dTwoeHorse HOUSE IIAY RAKES
set of fruit was comparatively light, for each week and always enjoy it.
except on the small branches andspurs FRANCIS K. ADAMS. BUCKEYEMOWERS In stock.
on the inside of the trees; the DeSoto county. .V and G ffft tread.
trees for the season possibly did not Whether you call it hardpan or not, i The 6 foot Is suit
average: more than a box apiece, butit this "brownish, mucky-looking soil" i r' t able for use In
was all first-class fruit. Pruning probably contains iron and is the A contptrt Jfoirrr tork and; of ORANGE GROVES.
from that time has been followed up cause of all your trouble. Probablyyou Ilrnaln on hand at.Factory
continuously but necessarily much would find that if spread around 1'rtcf*. Write for Prices.

lighter, confined to struggling branches strawberry plants, it would kill them.In WE CARRY A COMPLETE STOCK OF THE FAMOUS
and those of too rampant growth. a grove of our acquaintance having 'X' XAS RANGE PLO"VS,"
Now, what is the result? The fruit this kind of subsoil in spots the die- A Full Hn of JtrjMtlra for ""mr..
gathered from these trees is uniform back trees were pulled out, holes were Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing: Harrows, the Boy
in shape and size, smooth skinned dug five or six feet in diameter and Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implement ,
and seedless. We are not bothered four feet deep, quite down throughthis of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold
with rough, irregular specimens or poisonous soil. The holes were at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
with fruit ripening up before the proper filled: with wholesome surface soil .
market sizes arc attained. The hauled from a distance and healthy 1 p 1
heavy wood is kept largely on the inside trees planted. This was seven years .
of the tree out of the sun as much ago and most of the trees are now do
with Eureka as with the Lisbon. We ing well and beginning to bear. In r xr
have none of the small yellow (fruit t to. the case of a few, when their roots
speak of that requires picking beforeit grew$ out of the "made earth" and
reaches the market size, and thereare struck into the snufl-colored stratum,
comparatively speaking, no cullsor they began to show dieback a little ,.
waste as there always will be where again. But it has been found that by
trees are allowed to grow at will. Asa treating them with liberal surface applications
proof of what I say as to the fruit of hardwood ashes or sul
produced under this rigid system of r phate of potash and using mulching r ...
pruning, the fruit from this orchardwas cultivating very little, if any, espec- -
shown at the Los Angeles citrus ially during the rainy season-the die- M j !A
fair in and took back be almost T
1892 first price on can wholly overcome. :
best box of Lisbon and best box of r One tree in particular was in the ..._-J\ {. :. ..uw ,;. f -1 I1Il_' : :
Villa Franca, and second prize on .most wretched condition imaginable,
best box of Genoa. Again, at the having only a thin pancake of laterals, PLANKT an.. nOME HOE wren LEVER AND LEVER, WIIBXL.
Southern California State fair held at no rootlets or (feeders whatever. From -

Colton, just past, fruit from the same mere curiosity it was taken up and the IRRIGATING MACHINERYBOTH
orchard shown by J. W. Freeman, roots washed clean of soil; a capacious
took first prize for the best display of f hole was dug and filled with sods and STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.
lemons, also first prize (for best 30 rich earth, muck, ditch scraping, etc.
lemons. The trees picked the past It is today as vigorous and healthy as Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers*
season have averaged about five boxes any tree in the grove, with a dark, Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves.
each and are at this time a mass of rich green color and a dense head Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimatos furnished
)young fruit and (flowers.-Rural Cal without a sign of dieback. It has for Plants put in complete and guar-
ifornian. grown so fast, however, that it has
.. only two oranges on it, but it will anteed satisfactory. Hand Spraying
Hardpan. doubtless bear in its own good time. H-iBI Pumps of every description. Send for
HtI+MI' Partner and I'ruit Grower: We think the trouble with your Catalogue of How and When to Spray.

My land is flatwoods and averages trees arises, not from an excess of f Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our .
about sixty large pine trees to the water, but from this corrosive acid -
acre. The grove is in twenty-foot probably ferric acid. If you want to machine shop.
lands with a deep dead furrow between. keep your grove on this kind of soil i
There is a fall of eight fen to the half you must cultivate shallow or not at t .,
mile due west. I have all sweet seedlings all, thus not (forcing the roots to rundown
that are eight to ten years old. into this poisonous subsoil. I It 6
Now, during the rainy season they will be a hard matter to make a good
make a good growth, but as soon as paying grove in such a situation at
the dry season comes in they die back best. h
and no amount of fertilizer seems to c itt
aid them. Underlying the whole The 1\iineFertilizer'o.'aollleentJuc -
tract at from eighteen inches to four gonrille, at the *Hyjjetion! of their AitrYork
feet below the surface is a compact office and their AVi York uyentt, ..1.1k ,
trill inanynnttc" (tyttem, of cut rates on
bed of brownish, mucky-looking soil 1 allayricultitral chemicals: after Decemlxr15th. a ;
that is about eighteen inches thick. ; ThM will te purely an ejcjwriment.
It seems to hold the water, althoughif Yon, hid 'utter take adiwitayeof whit a .
brought to the air it crumbles to I it latt See ad. on IH'ye 44?.
dust. Under it is fine white sand I, AGENTS FOR
mixed with shell and phosphate ; under I- I. Hatch Chickens by Steam. I VO"YL S' STE A.M PUMMPS.
that heavy shell.I I I IMPROVED; EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR All IAUennlweretl the Day they are Received.
have 'a fourteen-foot driven well \'i f : 8i.1 It.eta..t'.y.A..dF.vtt.. motel CJPC THE S.
ftwmcS J.n&.c.t. Jlat.eber autd : COMPANY
and the water is the same as artesian, I nuthAn !
I W"u:4: l....eaaa #A7 ,
but of iron. I
stronger Now, how ad/atsahht. t ataa. 'uu.wrt"Ithgif.qi1M JACKSONVILLE. FLA. ,



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-- i .
Mr. Neold in Bolf-Defoneo.LSditor I He, however, yielded to the plan as Sample Japan Plums. they had received from the tobacco

Farmer and Fruit-Grower: much the safer and perhaps the only Messrs. George L. Taber of GlenSt. stems with which they were fertilized.

Please allow me to correct Brother sure method of success for all local. Mary and W. D. Griffing of Mac- The fruit had been greatly thinnedout
Molt, who wrote in your issue of June flies liable to freeze sufficient to fre- by hand picking and was of fair
10, conveying the idea that my oranges back clenny, lay us under obligation for
quently cut orange trees. And size, but a still further thinning and
are badly packed and that I he admitted that it would be the only samples of these plums of three more rain would have increased the
have a great deal of trouble with chance for the lemon in such local. varieties, Burbank, Botan and Abun- size and beauty, doubtless. Mr.

transportation companies and commis ities. Just here I wish to say that one dance. The Burbank is very superiorto Lund's trees arc many of them bearing -
sion men, and don't get anything for month ago I saw a number of the old the others in its freedom from that three bushels of fruit, and the

my fruit. Florida lemon trees, some of which, bitter after taste which resides close whole crop was marketed: at $2.80
That is news to me and my neigh though so late in the season, standingvery under the skin and which causes the per bushel.
bors will think funny to see such talk thick and crowded with oak other varieties to leave upon the -. ..

in the papers. Mr. M. has my case branches even pressing against them, tongue a "bitter farewell," as the native Tho Pear Crop Moving.
somewhat mixed; the complaint and had a nice lot of fruit on them; while Floridians say.Ve are not yet
mention of the $2.22 was from a man others, standing alone and exposed, sufficiently familiar with the Burbankto I Last year Middle and West Florida

in the Manatee region, I think. In had none. And this I have seen say whether this is a uniform char. had a much heavier crop of pears

the last three years I have lost one with the old fox lemon, a number of acteristic or whether it may be due to than Hast Florida, but this year the
box "to fill others," so said the commission trees in South Florida bearing where accidental causes, such as more lib- conditions are reversed. In Baker
man. And although my or- crowded with forest growth.If eral fertilizing, immaturity of the ,
anges have been badly handled by the I had groves to plant for another other samples, etc. The Botan and I Bradford, Alachua, Clay and Duval
railroad niggers and woefully delayedin term of life I should risk the plan anywhere the Abundance both seemed to have counties, so far as we can learn, the

transit-almost regularly from two And I would in my way of been picked rather immature.It yield will be the heaviest yet harvest

to.four weeks, as in one case last win. seeing the matter now, much prefer would, perhaps, be too much to ed. Most of the trees are younger
ter from March that the Burbank is than those in Middle[ Florida, and
February 27 to 27, in any locality or any kind of soil, say superior to
from here to Washington-yet my five acres with twelve hundred treeson the other two in the flavor of the main have suffered much less from the

trouble has been to get the oranges. I it to twenty with twelve hundred.S. body of the flesh-which is deliciousin blight-scarcely any, in factthoughtheir
always get the money. These oranges \V. CARSON. all three-but the certainty that it turn may come next.
that were out one month sold in Colonel Hardce, of Honeymoon will not wind up with that bitter The heavy wind of June 15 startedthe

Washington at $2.00 a box, which (Jacksonville) Nursery fame, used to tinge at the last would doubtless carry movement of the crop, a Rood
speaks for the packing. advocate the planting of orange trees the unanimous vote of persons sampling many windfalls being shipped in the
Never until last year, the latter 4x40, forming hedgerows east and them. next three days, most of which will
half of the season, did I hoop in the west across the grove. Hut he had Tho not tend to help the market materially.But .

middle; hereafter 1 shall, though. trees to sell, and we believe the theory September Orange.We the picked crop is now beginningto
extract the following from Or- forward. The of Middle I .
The sides bulging was an evidence ofa died with him. go shipper
tight pack rather than the contrary.As -.- -- ange Culture, by the Kev. T.V.. Florida seem to favor barrels, but
to the complaint of the is4 to Ring Budding. Moore, page 114,: A late maturing in East Florida the "0.pound box is
20 per cent. commission it can be figured Kditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: has been mentioned in preferred, holding a little over a half
There are who have as orange already bushel. So far the best
to one hundred per cent., or all.I many many these but there is returns re
got a co-operative idea while in trees as their place will hold, and yet that pages, an early variety in ceived have been $2 a box gross for
t Texas several The truckers would like to have some of the new nurserymen pass over LeConte and $3 for Garber's Hybrid.

years ago. their which should
kinds of plums, peaches and other catalogues, yet not About the of the
on Bolivar peninsula sent truck to be despised. Like the lemon only superiority
fruits. Nothing easier-How? By grown latter is its larger size.
market by small boats to Galvestonand
in this State, its treatment has not been
Houston, and they paid the boat budding. June and July are good such as to bring out its merits. Underno The orchard of Mr. J. CVawshaw
men twenty-five per cent. of the sales. months to do this in; for plums it is circumstances is it as good an orange Jr., of Lawtcy, Bradford county, is a
Mr. Dudley Adams said "Let them the very best time, as the weather is as the ordinary Florida fruit when fine sight. There arc 500 large trees
divide." I think twenty-five percent damp and the bark peels freely. The the latter is matured. But the 'Thorn- full of fruit, the limbs bending far
for the buds of course must be treated as June over with their load estimatedall
enough transportationand less Bell" is edible in September, andis being
then ten per cent. for the commission buds, and after they start to grow they best when gathered then before it the way from five to ten boxes
this would be the must be watched so no other growth each. There in all
men; cooperative yellows on the tree. When permittedto are 1,500 trees ,
and would do shall rob them. Plums can be set the rest and estimatedat
being smaller
plan away turn on the tree it loses that sum(
with many abuses, and it can be accomplished late, but as the bark gets tight much ciency of acidity which it one to three boxes each.GUARANTEED.
earlier than with the peach, it must possesses
a through a century earlier and which its
not be put off too late and again prevents
organization. Conservatism and ;
insipid-the it.
common objection) to
plums are not so successful as dor-
fogyism won't better fast.
things very Instead of a thick rind it then cures
The state of affairs bar- mant-buds, as other fruit. Peach and CURE
present is with a skin as thin as that of the imported
can he set as long as the bark
barous all the burthens the
; arc on and with whichit I
producers. We have to endure what peels, if the tree is in good growth. will Sicily orange, OR NO PAY.

they are pleased to inflict. There is There is another method of buddingthan to general probably Let favorably it be Nothing Fairer Than This.
interest the one described in the FRUIT When we any euro we do not mean simply to
no common or sympathy. stood that all that is claimed (for this top it for tho time being but a
WM.>i P. NEELD. GROWER of May 27, ring or annular September orange, as it might be designated PERMANENT AND POSITIVE CURE
.... budding. It is mainly used on young
are its early ripening qualities For ItlieumatUm, Nrnralffta, Dytprnata,
trees that have been girdled by miceor
Cluster Oulturo Again. aud its IlradcasheCnn.tlltluullltouuies., errouutesy
HdUor Farmer and Fruit Grower : rabbits, but it can be used to bud ture. wonderfully prolific na and all dlffenea NlrrpIrMiir imaiiuc ,from Impure n dl'iordered,' Illooil.

I see nobody has yet replied to my such trees and shrubs as have very _--..... 1.lver.Orl1o for Treatise Testimonial,And
first article on this subject. Since I large buds and can not be successfully Peaches at Daytona. hire DR. HAmple ROC'S llotUeof
wrote it I have met with two men who budded by the shield method. Those A writer in the Halifax Journal vis. and NEURALGIA CURE to
calculated to the which have hard wood or thick bark
are weigh subject CULLEN & NEWMAN
ited the peach orchard of C. J P. Lund ,
be budded this mode.A .
fairly, while each has a few favorable can readily by 175 GAY ST., Knoxville, Tcnn.
points in his past observations by no ring of bark is taken from the tree and gives the following argument in ----

means discouraging to the plan. Both to be budded and a" ring of like size favor of non pruning:: We found his

have had charge of groves for ten with a bud from the scion. The ringis trees loaded with fruit, and a sight to tOWORLD'S FfllR VISITORS
years more or less. One of the twois to be fitted in nicely and if it laps, behold. The branches of the Peento,
of Volusia county, and has chargeof this should be cut off until it fits. If Bidwell's Early and Bidwell's Late MOTEL FRENCH,

about ninety acres of groves and it should not quite meet it will do no are long, willowy and tough, or they HARVEY. ILL. I
vineyards. I presented the article to harm. Persimmons and pecans and would have split apart or cracked beneath
him a few days after its issue. On walnuts if they can ever be budded, the weight of the fruit." Instead, FURNI9HOD HOU9B CAN BB 8BCURBD

reading; it he seemed at first somewhat should be budded this way. They they were spread apart and bent to FOR THIRTY DAYS.

surprised at the idea, and ofierd at once should be tied up and care taken as in the ground, receiving the support of tral Situated R. R. on being the conrenirnt Grind Trunk to and stop Illinois without Ceo
some opposition; but on calling to shield budding. mother earth. A northern peach tree ing into the City and more accessible to the Fair
mind one instance of the cluster planin JULIUS SCIINADELBACII. would be entirely destroyed in bear- Ground This it than a three-story the City itself.brick building,cool and
his own county on a small scale in Grand flay Ala., June. .10. 1695. ing such a crop, unless supported by airy rooms with first-class table.
Give a few days' notice of your intended rt U
both grove and nursery, much of the SEE "OUR PREMIUM SUP- multitudinous props. and we will reserve you a room meet you at the
nursery stock having fruited, he soon Mr. Lund's peaches are beautifully station and guarantee satisfaction. Parties of
four six
or can have suite connecting if desired.
became more pliable, and said he PLEMENT" ON EDITORIAL colored and with little bitterness,

would consider the matter. PAGE. showing the free supply of potash CHARLES G. FRENCH, Harvey, 111.F .


ALKX. LITTLE, Frrnldent. .
LOCIvlIAKT MTTL1.Secretary and Treasurer







IMPORTERS OF POTASHES, NITRATES, and the famous CALCUTTA BONE. The largest stock of FERTILIZER MATERIAL in the South I .

A Special
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FJi ]''v1EI\ Jljf IA Tl\tIeIE 1 ( j II Stories have often been told of the put on the pig. Then when cooler a-more- ---natural- appearance-- than-W'..,.

shrewd man who raised an autumn weather comes on a little corn and preserved strawberries I' liad ver
Irish Potatoes-Two Crops a Year. crop and left them in the
until pinders will finish off the porldto! per seen. After an interchange of courtesies -
it is not a specially difficult matterto January, then shipped them as fection. with the gentleman in charge

keep spring grown potatoes throughthe "early Bermudas," getting a fancy . he informed me that the embalming,

summer ur.til the end of the rainy price. This would doubtless be practicable Failure in Muok FarmIng.:. liquid used in this particular case was

season; and they make the best seed in well drained land, but IJdltor harmer and Fruit Grower: ordinary: kerosene oil. .-'Vorl d's Fair

for a fall crop. Potatoes shipped here would not do in .damp soil. Some time since I saw an article in Letter in Orlando Reporter.

from the north of this year's crop are -- the Kissimmee Leader stating that -
dormant in the (all it their To Mako Ono's Own Pork. many failures had occurred in work.
is not nat.
; A
pig something like a school ing the reclaimed lands in that Dairy
ure to sprout until the following region [,
boy with his basket of dinner. The _
To because of ignorance in not knowing - - _ __
spring. keep - -- -
throughthe - -
first boy will eat the doughnuts first and how to work the soil, and the writer Dairying in Hot Latitudes.
rainy should
plainer bread and butter to went on to that those An experienced stock-
never be allowed to get hot in the say who understood Mississippi
the last.
If a pig is given milk and the man in the
sun at digging, as potatoes once thor proper methods would succeed writing Texas Farm and
oughly heated through never keep other rich slops or corn it will eat very but did not give any infO motion Ranch[ describes an under-ground

well afterward. A house or outbuilding little green stuff or none at all. It as to the proper methods. I have house which he finds equally usefulas
will lie beside the fence and wait (for been much interested a milk house and "
in reading about a "storm house
set on posts about six feet above |j
the ground affords an excellent placefor preferred for hours feed, squeal\ and go hungry that reigon, and would be glad if you or refuge from cyclones, which hap. $

If before it will eat green would throw some light on the cause pily is a use that would not be calledor 1
potatoes. they are 'feed, even the best and tenderest.Of .
of the failures and f in Florida. He it
spread out on shelves only about two also how to avoid says cannot be
course it is desirable to have the failures built in sand.
and succeed.THOMAS. Probably it cannot in
and far <
layers deep, as as possible
pigs the milk
consume and kitchen
E. KINSEV.i the flatwoods( where the water level
above the
ground, they be
can kept
slops and if there is enough of this tl) Richmond, Ind. comes to the surface in the rainy sea.
well until
raised.fairly The writer a new is able crop to can affirm be make a rapid growth of all the pigs i in [REPLY.]-Mr. D. C. Sutton, chem son ; but in pine lands it could be

this from personal) experience. Of the pen, there will be no trouble. But ist of the U. S. Sugar Experiment i bricked up on the sides and roofed

course some will rot, but not more green stuff, such as cowpea vines and Station, Runnymede, kindly replies to I with clay and be; made to answer the
the than northern are vastly cheaper than meal or the above as follows: purpose as well as i if built in clay.
on farmers
lose in average the winter in cellars. other boughten; feed, and much better In answer to the enclosed, I will He says of this ..:1der.ground house:
Potatoes too small to be pits in the summer, because cooling and i say that in order to avoid failures on Flies give it :a wide berth, and even
shipped can
be used for fall To laxative, while corn meal is heating. muck lands one must select good ants steer clear of it. It i is just exactly -
seeding. plant It is
not fit for domestic animals in the muck land
small potatoes does not necessarily to begin with, ditchthoroughly too cool for any member of the

mean that the crop will be small. summer for in any quantities, especially add lime in large quantity insect family. It is a good place to t
animals.If .
The great point is that most men who young the first year, also sand if is deficient take an after-dinner nap; but even on
plant small seed themselves'small there is not a sufficient supply of -and it probably is-and fertilize thievery hottest summer day it is actually : .
are the richer feed, the best plan is to di freely with potash and phosphoricacid. essential that the sleeper take
potatoes" and continue to geta vide the pigs into two lots. Give the This is for his "siesta"
muck while
of small tubers poor on a folding cot and wrap
crop fertilizing and indolence by niggardlinessin in culti entire mess of milk to one lot and to the better quality will yield well with I himself in a quilt or blanket to keep

the other give only the green feed out any fertilization whatever. I from being chilled. Thelikewise
vating. At any rate, any tendency They will soon become accustomed It is
to make
toward an erroneous idea which many good storm houses, though not
dwarfing would be checked
the annual of it and do well on it. In the great have, that muck is all alike and that r it absolutely safe; they certainly are
by importation northern
pork growing States of the North far is all while it
large seed. good, as much in comparatively so, much more than a
mers turn their pigs into a field of quality as do the other soils of the cellar beneath a house, as the house
'here is
in the soil of
something clover and give them no other feed all i State. The best muck lies in the is liable to take fire if blown down,
this which
State is hard
on cut pota summer. They will gain one hundred lines of old streams, generally betweentwo destroying the occupants of the cellar
it be
toes- the which
same rusts
may pounds each on clover alone. If a lakes. This land can be detected as effectually as the cyclone could

metal surfaces so quickly-and a po few ears of corn were thrown over to by its black color, the presence of sand possibly have done.
tato with an unbroken skin stands a L them would lie
they by the fence and and little organic structure, while the NOW FOR TilE EXCAVATION.
better chance than a cut one. It i is wait and squeal, and not thrive nearlyso poorer land is brown under the sue Lay off ground to be excavated in
possible that it is this corrosive
principle in the soil that same well as they would on clover face, if not on top, and is a mass of an open spot-a shady one preferred

causes pots alone. vegetable matter, which does not seem -10 feet wide and as long as desired.

toes to sprout irregularly and often Cowpea vines are a perfect substitute i to oxidize very readily, except by using Ten by fifteen feet is a convenient
produces stand. Hence
an imperfect
for clover. The farmer who large quantities of lime.D. size. Lay down your sills, which
potatoes should always be sprouted, feeds them to pigs in connection with
for it C. StnroN. should be large, 8x12 or 12x12 inches
which is easier to throw out a potato milk or corn will be disappointed; he through and of hard, durable timber,

it shows no disposition to sproutthan will be likely: to come to the conclusion I have given considerable attentionof post oak, cedar, mulberry, black locustor

The is to replant a missing hill that swine do not like them. late to different methods of preserving heart pine, preferred; if wider tint:

sprouting may be accomplished But if they are given without anythingelse fruits for exhibition purposes, way than the other, flat side down,

by spreading the potatoes out thin i in given four or five times a day i in so as to preserve the shape and color, before the digging is commenced.

the shade three of a tree on the bare groundtwo small feeds, they will presently be but without regard to any other use. Have the sleepers 12 feet long, so as
or weeks before they are eaten with relish and will The other I found in
cause a fine day the Ontariodepartment to come out even with the outer edgeof
planted,with or by heading them up i in growth. They will make the cheapest some strawberries in jars, the sills. These sleepers should

barrels only slight ventilation. one hundred pounds that can be I which were better preserved and had likewise be of durable timberand. su(..





ficiently stout to hold up the weightof if it is of the right kind of material- extra care and feeding must be givento

the dirt excavated, which, when that is, stiff clay-it will readily do. birds confined in yards if fertile Fattm Chemistry,

the dairy is completed, is all put backon Those who prefer so to do, can simply eggs are desired. -

the flooring covering the excava cover the floor with eight or ten inches Again, the first eggs from pullets: NITROGEN AND BACTERIA.

tion. The flooring should be two of dirt, level it off, and then builda cannot be used for hatching, and of

inches thick, matched, or the joints house over it. those laid after we must select the per-

broken with some thinner material.A The temperature of these under fect ones; for culling is as necessaryin Tho Occult Sustains Partnership all Lifo. Which

stout plank should be nailed perpendicularly ground dairies is comparatively even the egg department as among the
to the ends of the sleep. i both summer and winter, ranging dur fowls. New baskets must be provided: Editor: Farmer and Nrult-Grower:

ers and another one on the end fur- ing the hot summer months from 60 for shipping; not the five-cent kind, I It i is now generally conceded that nit-
ric acid either separately in combination
thest from the door, to thoroughly to 68 degrees Fahrenheit; average but good strong cedar ones that will i is the form in which, nitrogen is i

exclude all dirt. To make it still bet temperature 65 degrees. The plan protect the eggs en route. Now, when assimilated by plants. A soil destitute

ter and more complete when finished, practiced by some of suspending milkin ; we consider that the egg season is only of this i is found to utterly barren.
but this is not imperatively ) be months of and that Even were it "rich" in every other elenientof -
( necessary the well can hardly too strongly I three out a year
plant food with all that climate,
it may be ceiled overhead and the condemned. If a very small portionof advertising costs something, you will 'mechanical condition, texture.drainage,

floor and walls covered with cement. the milk is accidentally or through plainly see that really fine eggs from water supply and every other known

We have seen several fixed this way, carelessness spilled in the well, the stock selected and mated by an expertare favuntbleagency combined, it could not

and must say they are a perfect suc water, for drinking purposes, is irre- worth fully$3. Out of the seventy oo made to proluce the smallest pretense
Butter can be in them in ruined. We have five other birds half of a crop. And yet even in the
cess. kept trievably seen good or say forty maybe most {productive boils nitric acids i is
midsummer as firm as In midwinter, wells ruined just that way. If obliged pullets, twenty-five of which maybe only in tho minutest'! projiorttons.present

while the butter of the "flush season"can to use well water as a refrigeratingagent turned into a larger run with two Often less than ten and metimes: as

be kept perfectly sweet and nice draw the water out of the well or three males, and their eggs sold for I low as one part in a million can l he detected -

for family use during the next winter, and use it elsewhere. Ice is too expensive a less price, but the results will not by tho most delicate chemicaltests
and if all other conditions
I are
*hen butter is apt to be scarce, by even if at one cent a pound, always be satisfactory. We do not favorable, yet plants will grow- and tlorish.

wrapping each churning separately ina for those who are not forced to use it. consider such first-class eggs.-C. C. There are anuml>erof, caused which contribute -

clean, thin muslin cloth and puttingit We have' used it but little, and the HARPER, in the Poultry Monthly. to this result. Nitric acid while

previously salted, as for immediateuse only advantage we could discover --------.._.,--- -- alNolutely essential and that too in con-
in large stone jars; which are to from its use was that it hastened the start Htipply i is required 1 by plants onlyin
Swarms Deserting their Hives.If homeopathic doses. In nearly all its
be kept partially filled with brine sufficiently cream to the surface in a short spaceof combinations it is exceedingly soluble
is hived in clean cool
a swarm ,
strong to readily bear up an time. This hastening of the cream and any excess is i likely to lie aimed
ventilated hive and
and well
egg. Care must be taken that the to the surface can be brought about placedin away at once by drainage. In addition
the shade, it will seldom desert it. to this", it is easily assimilated and rat,-
butter be kept at all times submergedby just as surely, as speedily, and far *
of roundto I once lost a valuable swarm in this idly removed) by growing- plants.
having pieces plank cut more economically by diluting the
way; it was hived and placed in the to\()U He w;.
fit the jar and weighting it down. milk. This plan, which is fast com
shade of a cherry tree. The following Now how dues this nitric acid enter
DIMENSIONS. into wherever it is known
ing use ,
t the soil ? A small in carried
We have found that six feet in the and in the absence of ice, spring; house morning was very warm, and the down by rain It was i long ago demontrated

center is sufficiently deep; if the sills or dairy, is simple, inexpensive and a hot sun shone directly upon it; when that nitric acid i is directly produced -
surface it was hivtd: the sun was near the electrical discharges, and
inches above
are twelve saving of both ice and labor. The by
this would give seven feet clear of the warm milk from the cow is strained meridian, and the hive was placed every lightning,; flash in a thunderstorm)
under the the makes its little contribution to the stockof
tree next
directly ; mor
sleepers. Start the excavation ten into a can till it is half filled; then fill this much needed material. Hut tho
the shone under the
feet wide, dig down two feet, then up the can with cold spring or well ning sun upon supply from this source I is infinitesimal,
hive and the bees concluded seek
leave a shelf (of dirt) all around of water, which aerates the milk' and to and bears) no appreciable proportion| to
eight inches in width. This shelf immediately reduces its temperatureto cooler quarters; they left without clus the. amount which growing plants require.
tering. I once had a swarm desertits Another hourco is the ammoniaand
may be used to hold the cans of fruit about 70 degrees, even in the
hive for three days and cluster ) ammoniacal comMjund.| which are
and vegetables, jars of preserves, warmest weather. All the cream will
when hived. This thrown otT into the atmosphere! by tieecay -
pickles, etc. This leaves the excav- separate and rise to the surface in less they again grewto hi g organic; matter, and which by

ation eight feet eight inches wide; dig than four hours. This being the case, be monotonous, and the third timeI the rinsing of the atmosphere\ is again
put them into another hive where carried hack into the soil.NATUIIK'S .
down eighteen inches further, the cream may be skimmed off from
remained. I then the
leave another wider shelf two and one the top, or the combined milk and they came to TYPK DISTKIHUTOUS.
conclusion that there be
half feet wide, also of dirt, all around water drawn ofl by a faucet from the must some But the great- source of this nitric acid

except at the entrance. This is to set bottom of the can till the cream appears thing wrong with the first hive, and is yet: to !he mentioned. All decay of organic -
on examining it I found that my con matter i is effected through tho
the milk vessels on. The jars of butter which is then drawn off into a .
elusion The hive of those micro-organisms termed
was correct. was agency
may be set on the floor at the end separate vessel; the can or cans used bacteria. They are microscopic plants.
and clean but the
a new one fly entrance
farthest from the door. This leaves for the morning's milk are ready to Homewhat! similar in their habits and
feet was just the height of a bee, methods of to what termed
the excavation in the center be used for the night's milk. growth are
eight inches wide, which, for all prac- and rather than smother the bees the "mould" 1 It seem' to I lit their especial
-- --
--- -
abandoned it. work to take down and take apart
tical purposes, is sufficient, to be dug The doubt intended the all organic) material which has nerved
I J:1oul Creator
down until it is six feet deep. For : :ttY.l no its turn and Ix-como dead matter and

the steps, measure back from where honey bee to be the servant of man, prepare, it to again take place in tho

the entrance is to be six feet, and Edited by E.W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. and Its instinct is to cluster near the new and succeeding eyrie ore life. Theo

three feet eight inches wide, dig down, '-""- _ ...,...".... ...r- -.. ............. old home. It is seldom that bees humble organisms! are like the tyj'o distributor -
from the like Can Effffs bo Sold for a Dollar ? swarm and leave without clustering, in a printing ollico. After
leaving ,
printing tt |wiper>> tyjui art not thrown
but have been known do it.
the shelves in the interior, also of dirt, We are often asked this question. they to away, they are hi in ply) taken apart, to
eight inches wide and eight inches in From ordinary bred stock they may I think that such instances occurred be set up) again; for tho next I issue. So

depth till the bottom is reached, whenit be; from really high grade, scientifi when the bees issued the day previous in the wi o economy of nature, there is
mated birds they cannot be and returned to the hive unnoticed no waste of precious material, It is all
will be found that there will be nine tally
Tho bacteria
the When bees have used over and over again.
and fastened without much loss.Ve consider $3a by owner. "
steps. Over these steps, arc na,ure's type distributors, and
securely to the sleeper, must be builta sitting reasonable, yet to those not been hanging out, waiting to swarm wonderful indeed are tho processor) by

tight little frame building six immediately in the business it seems for days, they are more apt to decamp which tho old and dead "forms" of
feet high sufficiently wide and long to exorbitant. But let us consider the without clustering, probably havingsent matter are "unlocked" and prepared to
before and in I 15 "reset in the ever new and over varying
breeding out scouts days ,
A high grade -
completely cover the steps, with small matter. pen editions of growing life.
but good sills lying flat on the groundas birds may be bought for $25 to some instances having cleaned out a As:early as 1 1NC2 Pasteur had published

a foundation; a good roof sloping $35-to be reasonable, say$25. From hive or a tree to go into. The swarms the suggestion that tho production of

off on each side and tight door. this pen one hundred birds may be that leave without clustering will not nitric acid in the toll was I probably tho
.than in hundredif work of micro-organisms. It wan reserved -
raised from the hundred twenty-five average more one a
French chemists, Soholessing
for two -
Is dug in stiff clay there is but little if really fine birds may selected, hardly i they do that. and )Muntz fifteen yearn later to

any danger of water rising in them, more. I care not how the original pen demonstrate what the genius! of the I'arisian

especially i if cemented on the inside. may be, the other seventy five will investigator had K early t published l

After the excavation is completed and have more or less defect; but of the SPRAYPU f as"guesswork., a happy and.' brilliant bit of scientific

the woodwork all finished, then the twenty-five selected, perhaps sixteen Even yet the chemistry of ttlUL

dirt must be thrown back on top of( will be pullets which, with the best M PS very erfectly understood Th* geld

the flooring, making a long conical two males out of the whole flock, will MADE BY I is no wide and the proc**.,. BO intricate
Now these 0. that long of jtttumt investigation
reaching the full length of the ex make two good yards. yean
cavation, making it steep enough on eighteen birds must be yarded in two WtiUrm HENION A,.."&. &HURRELL CH10AQO.. "will required to map out even the

which and fancier knows what Writ t of Ctuiofu*tad< TJUUTUX o*BnutUK, I [Continued on page 4&J.1THE
each side to shed all rainwater, pens, every





gtateAbout ]'!eWs the front there is a little pile of light Think of it, a grapefruit tree II QUlIulIal! -
greyish rocks thrown together like feet in circumference, the top feet )fiome
.......,.,.,. cobble stones. Over this waves a across, from which he gathered 44 So

50,000 boxes of oranges flag( of sheeting labelled Phosphate." boxes of fruit-one crop, and real Enriching Ono's Life.

were shipped from the Eustis station We now stand before a low irregular ized $101. On this farm is to be I If all our younger women realized

the past season.-Lake Region. shaped building, unhnposing and not found some fine corn. Mr. McDonald ( as we gladly recognize that of,
The I Lake City Reporter says that shows ornamental be, which a close inspection expects to gather not less than 40} them do, how much brighter and
lIon. R. F. Rogers has made application outward to a miniature fac simile in 'bushels to the acre.-Tampa Morning richer their lives might be made by a
appearance of old Fort Marion Tribune.
appointment Directorof
as generous literary diet, they would
and which
the Experiment Station and is favorably description to ,a Florida audience.-, needs no I And why should we import the fertilizer early cultivate a taste *or reading,

spoken of for that position. Chicago letter in Pensacola News. the hay, or the sugar ? There since this is an appetite that grows by
Mr. E. R. Storer passed up the And is some excuse for some of the bacon feeding but is difficult to acquire in
river Monday with a barge, on which now comes "Tom Sawyer"who because it is difficult to keep during later years. It is not best at first to
he had 200 colonies of bees. He is I onions boasts of 'I'allahassee-grown the summer-but hay ? Never. We undertake heavy, exhaustive treatises

just from the St. Lucie country, where weighing two pounds. Levy can make as much hay and as good upon subjects of which one knows
he has had his bees during the winter. county still leads. Mr. S. J. Clyatt hay as anybody and we arc (foolish t to little and cares less, since this method
Titusville Star. brought a load of onions to town last buy. The question is asked by Ed I wearies and discourages at the outset.
week, and a specimen left at this office I ward Atkinson Rather let with the
Jefferson county sold one hundredand in the same paper ;. one start resolveto
fifty thousand bushels of corn there weighed 55 ounces, and we doubt i if Docs the South know beans?" Ex add daily to her stock of information
from the were any in the load that cuse us, Mr. Atkinson for something fresh and valuable
crop of 1892, and if no weighed less than our ignorance
disaster befalls the present crop the I Floridian two pounds. The but we do not know beans, and upon subjects in which she is already
ought to give the devil his i
fanners will have as much to sell another due and we have not sense enough to "say interested, 10 master thoroughly each
we want credit for
year.-Tribune. banner being the boo to a goose," else we would not new fact, and to allow the interest,
onion county until another is import (feathers. We need several which increased knowledge is sure 'to
Bryant the McIntosh
cabbage to that distinction. If "Tom
new acquaintances and awaken to her into broader
plunger, registered at the Ocala House Sawyer" doesn't put us right we will stir us up on the subject of what you can field: :
Wednesday lie withdraw you ,
evening. ten his
name choice
as our term -- --- -e"Ohecklng" ---------
cars of tomatoes a day is the largest governor and declare eternal warfare Atkinson"leguminous will plants do dear Mr. Babies at tho World'sFair.
you us a good turn.
shipment made from the vegetable upon A word
mugwumps.II to the Our is what .
paradise of Marion outgo keeps us poor. I It
111___ ___ county.-Ocala wise etc.-Bronson'Times. overcomes the---- inrrona______n_._ Our_.... rp.i'L......... Appropriateh' hemmed in between
1)1111Ili. Joseph Robles of Tampa is now rocity is too one-sided. No, we don't.1' the woman's building and J horticultural ; i

The first shipment ot. Niagara picking his crop of oranges. I He expects know beans, and what's more we are hall, is the one devoted entirely
grapes from Orlando, sent June 10, to pick and pack about 450 not making any new acquaintances.- to the use and comfort of the little
brought $6 per crate of 24 pounds in boxes. They will go to Chicago direct Floridian. ones. It may sound strange to many

New York. The Grape Growers' Association to the Exposition grounds and The guava crop of Lee county will mothers to hear that their babies can

expect to ship the first carload Mr. Robles expects to get good prices be immense. It is safe to say that be "checked" like baggage, and
to Chicago June 21, and the first for them. He is thinking about go from 300 to 500 bushels will go to taken care of and amused by compe-
carload to New York June 24. ing on in person to sell them. It is waste here this year because we have tent nurses, and yet for a small sum

Seldom do we see the farmers, as in his practice to leave the fruit on his not the facilities to care for them. these mischievous, fun loving children

former years, coming$: and going with trees late and in consequence they Our mango crop is short, indeed, we arc tenderly watched over and looked
wagons to haul off bacon for summer bloom late. Last season the bulk of will not have a third of a crop of this after while the mother is sight seeing

use. The West is not at present the the crop along Nebraska avenue was delicious fruit and so it is no use for Twould take a whole letter to describe

smokehouse, and our people should sold at 45 to 90 cents per box on the denizens up the State, who live in a all the useful and helpful things
DC grateful that the cash to purchase trees, while his late crop brought him less favored portion, writing here fo here shown to aid parents in rearing

provisions is now kept at home.- $1.65 per box on the trees. lie ex- mangoes, for we'uns will have to goon rand educating both the mind and

Lake City Reporter. pectsto get for his present crop at short rations, ourselves.-Ft. body of their loved ones.-Chicago

Pineapples are going north, east least $3 per box. Hraidentown Myers Press. Letter in Milton Clarion. .

and west in immense quantities. Over Journal.J The first carload of Florida water. -

16,000 crates of pineapples came upon i. Label, stencils, etc., are to be furnished melons has arrived in Cincinnati. The Wholo Wheat Broad.

the steamer Santa Lucia Monday, members, as also the names of wagon that took the melons up town We met a dyspeptic tourist' in South

while I the St. Sebastian brought up responsible dealers. This will pre was gaily decorated as a notificationto ern Florida last wint'.r, who, one fine
over 10,000 crates.Titusville Adv vent losses that invariably occur when the people of Cincinnati that sum I morning, announced the necessity oft

cate. These 1 figures arc probably a goods are shipped independently. mer had nearly arrived and with i returning home, as his supply of breads
misprint for i,600 and 1,000 respec The exchange is now in good working the delicious Florida melon. It i had become almost exhausted. Of
lively. order and it may surprise some t to stated that there was a large testing course people expressed astonishment

Messrs. E. A. Nash and J. L. know the quantity of pears that will committee on hand and the melons that he should carry his bread on sucha

Smoak of Flemington, who were in i be the shipped from here this season. At t were pronounced good by these ex trip-he had been three weeks from

the city during the week, said they lowest calculation it will take perts. Of course they were good. home-but he said he could not live
had been making quite an extensivetour twenty thousand bushel boxes to sup They would not be Florida melons !if r without entire wheat bread. "Eat

through Marion, Levy and ply the fruit growers' demand. In they were not good. Tampa Times., bread three weeks old," I hear some
Alachua counties, and never saw such addition to this quite a number will ---enInny --_ one exclaim. Yes, you can eat entire-

crojtt as they met with on their ship in barrels. This is not by any Persons aro broken wheat bread three weeks old, if you
down from overwork
small or household
means a cares.
journey. said I matter, as every bushelof cannot have it fresher. It
They Judge McDonald I, will lirown's Iron Bitters nctuiid*tho keeps
near Archer, has the best crops he pears safely represent a "great sy meta, aids digestion. 'emores escwfrr of bib moist much longer than bread made
big dollar, and latest and cure malaria: Ov/ tho
assurances a e genuine. from
has in ordinary bolted flour and if
grown forty years.-Ocala to the effect that this estimate ...... ,
Banner. does not wrapped in a cloth and
the entire The Paine Fertilizer Co.'tofflceiit( Jacksonville placed in
cover in
crop this immed at the a warm oven for a time forth .
There is on exhibition at Winter iate Migftextfon of 'their jVrfc, come as
Haven a cassava root Dr. vicinit-Iensacola News. York" inlet tend their New, 1 irk agents, 1 good as new. Being rich in phosphates
S. T. Wilson which is grown feet by Five miles south of }Plapt City, i if in 1 will inaugurate/ a ytem of cut raff* on it is the bread for the brain
ten long section (nil ayr! (cultural/ chemicals after December'15th.
nine inches in 20, township 29 south of worker as well as the laboring man
diameter and weighs This will (be purely an uj>>crimer,t. ,
range 22 east, lies the old William I. You had better j bread for dyspeptics for
pounds. And they say that this i Sonly takecrcltvrntnJcuf/ ( it while I growing
about one-fifth of the Turner plantation of ante bellum it 11lst8.! See ad. onjyage 403. I children, for weak women, for strong
times, a cotton farm of some I men, for and its
in one hill. The experiment 250 C -- everybody, worth is
station at Narcoossee can show acres of cleared and cultivated land; EPILEPSY not so widely known as it should be.
flour, starch, tapioca, you on this tract of land are the orange FITS Nos long since I stopped for some
syrup sugar,
\V. S.
glucose and alcohol, all made from groves Bugg and two sons, Can thU dlftcwe be cared? Moat physician gay months in a pleasant college town of
the cassava. It is said there is W. G. McDonald, H.l{ F. Simmons, No-/say,Yes; all form*and the worst caac After perhaps 5,000 people. The society
more J. H. Hull and that of John R. ?Mc SO Jean study and experiment I hare found tho was delightful the
saccharine matter in it than there is all remedy.-Epilepsy .Is cured by It; evrtd, not sub women charming.
in the sugar beet.-Bartow Courier.A Donald in a fine and prosperouscondition dued by opiates-the old,treacherous, quack treat. And they were an advanced circle of
r.t and paying a much larger income i it ment. Do not despair. Forget past I mposltionsoa women, too. They had clubs and
cluster of wilted and dry palmetto t-t than the cotton crop ever did. your pane,past outrage on your confidence,pant .-. --. -...- _h ...
failure Look forward,not backward. "
marks its location, or even a Illoridi At the old residence, and owned b y I la of to-day. Valaabl work on the subject My remedy, and SEE U OUR PREMIUM SUPt .
< would fail to find it. As you approach of the citrus family in the Mention real-Office and Expraa address.Prof. ON EDITORIAL
State: .W.XL PEBKE F.D.,i Cedar fit.,2tor York. PAGE.






discussed all things in heaven and as it is ofted found to be provokingly '

earth, though I do not remember that hard to clean the marble thoroughly FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

they meddled much with subterranean without injuring the surface.AntiWeevil. ,

They talked glibly about -- -
regions. An Incorporated Home Association of Oransro o rowers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
Spencer and Darwin and Huxley and best vantage.-AUTHUUIZKI CAPITAL. Real lU).
settled Evolution Social Ask for the HOX MATERIAL-Tho Exchange: is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
questions on your druggist common order. Writo for prico list and terms.

Economics and the Higher Criticism. naphthaline balls; put half a dozen of -OFI'JCEUS- ...

It was highly edifying and instructiveto them in the top of a barrel of grainor fJEO. II. FAtlUIANKR. PrNI; <1t'nt. D. OHKKNLKAF Vlco-Presldcnt.
A IJII ItT M. IVKS.Ocn'l: Mgr.and Trcaa. )I. 1'. TL'UNKU: Bocreturjr.:.
sit in the charmed circle and listento box of peas and tie two or three DIUtl.1' Fttlrbunks, AlachuaCo.; 1:.O. Hill, Jlraclrord O.; Dr. t:. K. Pratt
these discussions. I began to look thicknesses of we11-scented fertilizer IIUllhoro Co.: John O.. Love, Lake Co.: Ily Crutcher UmnKO Co.; U. Ofef'nleat Uu\"aJ Co.;
II. )1. liner, UU\'w Co. A. Un&cly, IJrc\'Urt Co.: It. d. &am t'o.; ts. Y. lttllyer.
with a feeling akin to awe upon the sacks over the top. See that thereare Nassau Co.: John M. Bryant, t'ola Co.; 11. Jlutcbml'm, I'utnatn Co.; )1.8. Iorcman St.Johns .
intelligent faces of these superior women no cracks in the sides of the boxor Co.: \M. W. I.ancmtcr"ohlsla C.o.'J. C. I.clot lanatl"O*-VJ' .
Address all corre i ondcneo to tbo Flurlda .Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Flo Stencil*
but when I went down into the barrel. with full packing and shipping Instructions,furnished on application.

grocery stores and asked for entire- -. -

wheat flour, I found that not one of Be Careful What you Writo. JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
them had ever wanted. When invitedto "I never write a letter which I am ,

their homes, I found in nearly not willing that any one should read," COMMISSION
is the rule which
every one the same spongy: unsatisfy a lady adopted early

ing baker's bread.-Good Housekeep in life for her correspondence. It is -DEALERS IN- t

ing. an extension of the old proverb :

__ ..a f_ "Conduct yourselves with your friendsas Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc. .
A Good Nurse.A .
if they may one day become your
JAOJ ozwltz.LltC FLA.
good nurse is a woman thoroughly enemies." Letters and print are as
-- ---- --
healthy and alert in all her you are when writing. You may THICK LIST OF WHISKEY.Pwrkrr ,

five senses. She must have good but what is is written. .*1 75 .1. Martin Kye.93 00
change written
Orange Vnl ley. :X 00 Virginia (Clitde ...... ..... 4 00
sight, in order that she may watch Spring Valley. :9 fit) I.Old Hour hon ... ft 00
the in the There is Catarrh in this sectionof North Carolina Corn.................. 3 SO Kentucky Hour 3Iar.h .... ........ ft 00
slightest changes patient, more Clifton Club.. ..... ............... Old l Baker ................... ......... 5 00
w catch a motion of the eye, the tips of the country than all other diseases Montrose .. SO 00

the fingers, and see in a moment whatis put together, and until the last few Jugs IJxtra: One gallon, '5C'.; two gallon,5OC.; three gallon.750. Remit by( post office(money
order,check letter. We cannot C.0.1), to towns.
or registered snip dry
wanted. She must have quick} hear. years was supposed to be incurable.For A complete price list of Groceries,and Wine List, sent free on application.

ing, to catch the slightest whisper ofa a great many years doctors pro JOHN CLARK SON & CO.

weak invalid. She must have a sen, nounced it a local disease, and prescribed -.- -. -, -

sitive as well as a soft touch, that she local remedies, and by constantly .

may note the most delicate changesin failing to cure with local treat. POTASI-I SALTSAre

the skin and may test the temper ment, pronounced it incurable. necessary to produce large crops of good quality.

ature of hot applications that may be Science has proven catarrh to be a High and Low Grade Sulphato of Potash Muriate of Potash and Kalnlt.

ordered. It is especially necessarythat constitution disease, and therefore requires For Information and Particular,address

she have a correct and acute constitutional treatment. Hall's GERMAN KALI WORKS,

sense of smell, so she may detect the Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. V3-WJ AVf..
slightest impurity in the atmosphereof Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the I

the sick room. Her taste must be only constitutional cure on the market.It "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.To nniLGH&IAN'S* CONDITION POWDFR can be
purchased at J. C. L'Engle's Drug Store,
correct, in order that she may test the is taken internally in doses from 10 Jacksonville Fla. 5-t3-ut

food to see that it is properly cooked.A drops to a teaspoonful. It acts directly Insure insertion in this column, advertisements
must be accompanied by the money. SALK-Best Stock Pigeons, Carriers .
good nurse should be also a good on the blood and mucous sur Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. ., Tumblers, Common and Runts;
cook and at the best training school faces of the system. They offer one Postage Stamps received In payment. latter largest pigeon grown; all inquiries with
Count every word,including name and address. stamps.nsw red. W. s. PUNK Lawtey, Fla. .
for nurses a course of lectures with hundred dollars for any case it fails to r .. .. 5- 3-4t

manual in is Send for circulars and testi 800 GFAPH FRUIT SEED10 .
training cookery a part cure. 400 !lings or Budded Trees FOR BALK-Satsutna Orange Buds from bear
of the teaching. monials. Address, wanted, iK to 2-lneh stock f. o. b., nearest rail. 'trees at >'!1.00 per too by mail,or 17 per
F. CHENEY road station FRED WAITS, Bclleview, Fla. LOCO by express G L. TABaK,Glen St. Mary,
J. & CO., Toledo, O. 6-24-61 Fla. 5-13-8t

AntiMoth.In JBSTSold by Druggists, 7 Sc. FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments,
FRUIT. I have
TO GET YOUR a large
this age of fearful moth-prevent ----..SHorsford's HOW crop of choice Peaches,Japan Hums and see "Real Estate Journal." Arcadia, Fla.
$1.00 per year: sample, with state map to cents
LeConte Pear. Peaches ready to ship now
lye smells, it is worth while to know Acid Phosphate ; 4-jj-im
Pears and July. I will ship peaches at
that moths will never go where thereare F.r Sunstroke.It any time from now on, f. o. b. express here, at FIGEONS-Bought,sold and exchanged 4
I' relieved prostration and nervourderang111P11t. $1.50 per 4 basket H bushel crate. Will quote FANCY
for what want.
lavender bags. Even where they prices on pears and plums. Renence-l'nt' you Stamp reply
I LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake Fla.
i National Dank( FlorldaJackAOnvllle. Address 7-aS-srt
have begun their in furs or
ravages The Paine Fertilizer Cooll'reatJucl-' W. D. GRIPPINO, Pomona Wholesale Nurseries, d
feathers, a lavish sprinkling of the so d//f, at the suggestion of their New Macclenny, Baker County, Fla. 6-34-Jt NURSERY STOCK.on sour stocks All l leading, fine,healthy varieties,cheap.sweet

articles with good lavender water will York office and their New York agents, LOUISIANA GRASs-JH1ltJHIlurn Jl tll'au't' ), ERNEST BOYNTON. ,Archer Fla. 3-11-141
prevent further damage. No one can inaugurate/ a system of cut rates on pasture gnu for 1/lorldA ---- ------- ---- -- --
all agriculturalditmical December Cuttings at $1-25 a barrel, (.o. b. W.n. Pow Bas, KNOWING our Soil Phosphate to be a valuable
ask for a purer or pleasanter odor after Lawtey,Fla. 6-24-101 and for the purpose of giving
about A liberal distribution IStli. This in'be/ purely an experiment. farmers and fruit growers a chance to tnt it at
garments. You had better take advantage it whileit MEAL makes hens lay. Write to H. small cost we will deliver it (.o. b. cars in aoo-
of lavender sachets in closets, lasts. See ad. on 442.lnM ANIMAL. n, Ormond. Fla.. for information. pound sacks at 60 cents per sack. COWLES&Jos-
page "' ..... ft"DRUGS. DAK FERTILIZER Co., Bartow Fla. .J5.14t
drawers and trunks will give you the _. __ _. -4 )Medicines Toilet Articles, etc., deliv - --
satisfaction of making sweeter your at your door at retail prim. Send your FOR SALK for caihtime or trade,orange grove,
and timber
orders for sulphur, Whale on Soap and Carbolic K. Ruslt.zyKeuka,
belongings with the weapon which Add. A. P. Fallts,Jacksonville, Fla., 6.2{-6t Fla. -3--)1r 1.t
drives away their depredators. Put a PRINTING OUTFIT FOR SALE-$4 oQ win bur
PONCH PEAS do fine planted during July rye piloting outfit. For further par
lavender sachet in your piano if you .. v pint.:joe quart by mail;f i peck freight or expreta. ticulars address G. H COUNT New Smyrna,Via.
fear moths will ravage the felt. Another ---..- ..- \;. F WAIDROM' ,Welaka, Fla. 6a4*tt 6-a.c..t

infallible remedy is compounded ti' '' i. U ,...ofDon't TJNVILLE CITY and Golden Queen Suckers .
of the following swcet-smelling things: II Orlando* now, Fla.ready for delivery. CEO I. RC&SELL 6-io-7t BENTON & UPSON

Lavender thyme, rose, cedar shave Ask YourDealer ---- --

ings, powdered sassafras, cassia and for it/' SALE-from Bull Terrier Princess' Pups; no,13 better week blood oldl by"Pritz" in JACKSONVILLE, PUH.,

lignea, in about equ..l quantities, witha this country: price f< each;also t pointer pup 0
few drops of attar of roses thrown If he has not enterprise enough to let you and months old$*. Address R. B. BULL, Bradford IRRIGATING
everybody else' know all about it, he does not vine Fla. 6-io-jt
upon the whole. deserve your trade. Wide awake farmer agents
suit us better than Dealers They' first prove it AT A SACRIFICE. To make room for 1,000
chicks, offer our Breeding Stock at a
on their own grounds, then carry the news to we
For Gleaning Marblo. others. bargain : i pen 4 Black Langshan Hens one MACHINERY
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian. cock; i pen 9 Brown P. Rock hens, I cock;2 pensto
Common dry salt is said to be one Mich. (each) White Leghorn hens, a cocks; i pen 5 ,
of the best for cleaning Drown Leghorn hens, i cock; I pens 8. 8. Hamburg DOTH
agents marble AIUIKAST WITH Tilt TIMES. hens i cock; 2 pens(each) Imperial Pekin
such as wash basins, sink fixtures Ducks, i Drake. Send for price-list with full
Full course of instruction and modern methods Steam and Horse Power.
particulars, to B. W. AMSDEM,Ormond Fla.
and the like. It requires no preparation of handling same; able and experienced teach 6.3-u
en; careful moral training,and pupils( and
and be rubbed hats
may directly young men)of correct principles and ,are AND CHICKS of 15 varieties. ALBERT
upon the tarnished surface, removing characteristic of EGGS St. Nicholas. 6-3-41 Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass

any incrustations or deposits at once, THE FISHBURNE SCHOOL, RXCIIANOE-Wghty acre, Miwouti Valve Hose Etc.
leaving the marble shining and clean. Wnynesboro, WILL for an Orange Grove. For further ,
Electric light and other modern advantages. particular correspond with JOUTC W. DEAVKK
This is well worthy of remembrance, Write/lor catalogue. Vcron., Via, s.>>$z l WRITE FOR ESTIMATE.}




is that strangers who are not acquainted stand in from the World's Fair pointof however, may induce the Legislatureto .1

HLOfUQA'Uif.GRoW[ with our resources do not realize view. do something.: 1 1VISltlets.

the disgraceful showing that we make. The Okeechobee Drainage Company

Cocoanuts and pineapples awaken in. (Disston) are now putting in a

terest simply because they are novel creditable display of the resources of ] \ .
ties to most people. their muck lands, including exhibitsof ......- _.....
P. O. Address Lawtey,Fla.CONTENTS. The of it however is .
worst soil, sugar cane, sugars, rice, peanuts
-- the evidences of of Florida ,
neglect pecans, vegetables, etc.
exhibits in the Horticultural Building. FRUITS AND VKGKTABLKS.
not yet complete, but will be so
Many of the pineapple are dy These are average quotations. Extra choice
p.ants within
GROVK AWD ORCHAmiv-The Man the Land a week. iota fetch prices above top quotations, while
and the Fruit; Off Years; Rural's RambLing i from lack of
ing watering. Judging lots sell lower.
.... .........
Dots: Pruning Lemons 411 Lemons,Flay .... 1.50(02.00
Jlardpan.-............................ 412 from appearances the pineapple plants Chicago June 15. ....... .' Messina............ .. 3.75
of for .. to ..
have had
not a drop water a Pineapples a. 3.00 3 so
Mr. Neeld in Self-Defense; Cluster Culture; Porto Rico each.......... 30 to .50 I
Japan Plums; Peaches at Daytona; pear week. The dust is thick and heavyon Tho Homo-Sellers' Mooting Bananas,bunch.................none in market
Crop e .. 413 them and all other plants. The meeting called by Mr. C. De Onion new ....... 2.50103.25
{ .
yplian, too-Ib sack. .
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Irish Potatoes;Mak There has been an improvement in lano for 9 o'clock at the Carleton .* Fla., 3-peck crate....... .... 1.25

ing One's- .Own..Pork.....;..Failure....... in...MuckPanning ...... 414 appearances around the Florida State House was postponed to 2 o'clock on Sweet Florida potatoes cabbage bbl.bbl....... .............. 1.73 1.23

DAIRY-Dairying in Hot Latitudes........... 414 Building in the last three or four days, account of the non-arrival of delegates.At Beets.. ,newper...... ..... 1.00 to 1.50

POULTRY-Can Eggs be Sold for f i:? Goslings; but in your correspondent's opinion this hour a number of fruit and Turnips bbl., Pla ..... .... 2,00 3.00 I
Swarms Deserting,111m.. ............ .. 415 the labor done there would do ten vegetable-growers assembled and listened Carrots,dozen..bunches.......... .23
PALM CHEMISTRY-Nitrogen and Bacteria... 415OUR I times as much good if put into the to addresses from Mr. Delano Celery Parsnips.., .. to ..35.40Hgg

RURAL nOMs-Rnmhlnr One's Dread Life"Checking" : Horticultural Uutlding.Ve find that I and Mr. W. N. Sheats, State Superintendent Tomatoes.Plants.,.crate...., small................. l-50t02.00.50 to 1.00

Babies; Whole Wheat 416 the great majority of the visitors visit I of Instruction, who is himselfa Squashes ... ..._ 1.23101.30
Nurse: Anti-Moth; ; Cocoanutt.... .......S.. .....*...*... 4f
Come Weer.1 ...... ..Cbaning.Marble'' 417 no State building except their own, grower. Peanuts best brand...... ..... jrj'%"
while all visit the main buildings.It Mr. Sheats thought with Senator Plums bu....... ...... I.SOt02.00
KDITORIAL Chicago Letters; The Home- ..... f
Sell eru1 Meeting ............. .... .... 418 is exceedingly unpleasant for us Delano that the proper thing for the Huckleberries.Ke1AC1. H.... ...... .73101.00.08

6moklngPI.h....... .....................- 419 to criticise the management of Florida growers to do was to sell at home and Green Cucumbers Corn,crato dozen.................... .25.13 I

to,-.-* interests, but it is folly to try to con for cash. He reasoned that i if the Peaches, carrier. Florida ....... 1.50 to 2.00

Our Premium Supplement.At ceal it from ourselves. We have hada produce was in demand purchasers Apples" Georgia. carer...... .... 1.23101.50 2.00

subscriberswe marked instance of the lack of en. would come to get the fruit, and if Melons per too.................17.00t018.o0 I
the request of Cantaloupes bbl-crate ............... 2.00102.50 ,
in ergy the last few days. Last Sunday the markets were so glutted; that it was Sweet Pepper peck...... .60 to .73 .
and have
have prepared pressan night four carloads from Fernandina's not in demand that it would be far Grapes" .N .KAra.SO-lbbox.: ................ 2.00 2.50

illustrated supplement of four pages, (Nassau Co.) exhibit arrived. At 4 better to let it rot on the trees at Okra, peck .35 to .40

giving an attractive list of premiums p. m. today ((Tuesday) the cars had home than to ship it north at their POULTRY AND EGGS.

which we offer for new subscriptions.You not been opened. It is this kind of own expense and get nothing for it, Hens........ ........................... .3410.36
chance thing that is so disgusting.We as had been the sorrowful experienceof Roosters...............1............ .30
find here to secure
may a in the State. He Broilers............................... .20to .30
want. are wasting a grand opportunity many growers Turkeys per pound .................. 16 to 16} e
without cost something you to advertise our State. If every cited instances where the shipper had Ducks..................... ........... .33(0 .50
for the reward of Geese................................. .50
These premiums are progressive man in Florida could be been compelled to pay out large Kggs.. ................................. .14
those who work for the paper. A in the Horticultural Building for one amounts of money besides getting HAY GRAIN, ETC. .

copy will be mailed to any applicant, day and hear many of the eager questions nothing for the fruit or whatever it White corn,small lots....................... 1.30
as to Florida, we do not believe happened to be. Mr. Sheats thoughtthat Mixed. corn, ............... ....... 1.25
whether already a subscriber or not. White oats, .. ............ ........... 1.85
there would be many who would not because the meeting was not a Mixed oats '< ....................... 1.75
down into their and fur it that Hay No. i,Timothy( small lots............. 20.00
go pockets very large{ one was no sign .. .. .
CHICAGO .LETTERS-II. Wheat bran. small lots.. .... ..... .. 30.00
nish funds to give us a representative growers in the State were not heartily Wheat )Middlings per ton .. 21.00

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: exhibit in Horticultural Building in In favor of the movement to organizeand Ground of too pounds.feed,fresh....(corn.....andats.........).,.per....sack...... 1.50
The Fair in itself is magnificent. charge of practical men who would fight the on home ground. Feed meal, in sacks of 100 pounds, per ton. 23.00
Rice fOUIpe T cwt........................... .90
Most of us came here with large ideas, take care of exhibits after they got With a strong organization he asserted Pure wheat per sack of impounds......... 1.40

but they were nothing in comparisonwith here.It. that reasonable transportation rates Prepared 150-pound steam sacks.cooked....-.cow... ..feed......per.. ..cwt..... 1.30
the reality. To attempt anythinglike is not too late for us to have a could be secured.He Prepared steam cooked horse feed per cwt, ...... ...... 1.50
a description of it is an impossi- creditable showing yet, if prompt action was followed by Senator J. A. Pearl grits per barrel....................... 3.10
bility. Your correspondent has been is taken and those in charge here Rosborough in the same line of argu Pearl meal per barrel..... ................. 3.10
Flour best winter wheat patent........... 4.85
here one week and each day finds will do a little hard work and use ment. Flour, extra fancy family .... ............. 4.23
fresh evidence of how little one can judgment in their efforts. A committee was appointed, con.sisting (Half.) barrels,either brand 250 per barrel 1 1ntra.

see of it in that time. The exhibitsare The fruit exhibit in the Italian sec- of Messrs. C. Delano, Dudley Cotton seed meal l.bright per ton........... 26,00

now mostly complete and there is tion is remarkable in one respect, W. Adams, A. P. Baskin, J. A. Ros Dark ten or.. ..Sea. ..Island.. .... ..cotton.. .. ..seed... None meal in per market
material for a daily inspection for six showing, as it does, the extreme care borough and P. Barrentine, to issuean Pure ground bone fine, per ton .......... 31.00
Bone and potash: ,per ton.................. .. 3340
months at the least. they use in packing. There would be address to the people on the all. German kainit,per ton .................... 17.00Land
We note several familiar Florida less complaint as to poor account- important subject of home sales, andto plaster.......... .....OO" .... ............ 10.00
Nitrate Soda 3c_per pound; per ton.'** S,5.OO
faces in the crowds, among them be sales if our packers would take a few appoint a meeting of growers for potash. 2)4:per pound; per ton.... 50.00 .

ing C. A. Bacon, of Ormond; O. M. lessons from the Italians in packing.A some date in the fall, if in their judg Sulphate Sulphate potash potash 90 20 per per cent pound..;.per. -ton......... 53.00Muriate IS.OO !

Crosby, of Avon PaIk; Arthur Brown, few of the boxes of oranges are first ment deemed best. SEETV

of Belleview, and Woodworth, of wrapped in paper, then covered with 'rAE FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER Peas CI.'..... ... ...........,................
Wclaka. tin foil with fancy decorations at the is heartily in favor of the idea of sell .. Whippoorwill...... ........ ............ 1.10
? Btack.*. .. .. .>......... ...............1.(5
The point of principal interest to top. The oranges have a fresh and home, for in many cases it |. Black Bye .d.... ................... 1.23
Building means Red Kippers.................... ....... 1.13Conch.r
is Horticultural after while
Floridians the
tempting appearance being shipped something consignmentmeans .. .. .. ...... .... .. ............ 3.13
where all the prominent fruit four or five thousand miles. nothing. It needs no organi .' Split.... .. ... .. ...,._..... .. ........ 2.7S
Dca u...... .. ........ ....1.........H....,..... 240II
growing States are well represented We have spent some time in both zation to bring this about, however, Lima...... ............................ 270
except Florida. The shoeing of the the Florida and California sections, but if the growers can organize a corporation Pearl Cat Tail millet per pound............ JOe
German or Golden millet, bushel....... 2.00
resources of the State is a few pine and we find that there is much more powerful enough to tackle Hungarian grass, per bushel.per................ 2.50 ,
of interest taken in Florida Rural Branching Dboura per pound......... 250
apples and cocoanuts, a few jars than in California and restrain the transportation companies White tnilo make .. ...... toe
canned fruits and an arch of half de. by people who are intending to they will certainly do an ad. Kaffir corn ......... aoc
Amber cane or sorghum joe
rayed russet oranges. Decidedly we move from the north to engage in mirable thing, something that their Alfalfa or Lucerne ** ......... ear
are not "in it" in this exposition. fruit culture. The inquiring class are representatives at Tallahassee did not Johnson grass .......-.Ise
Gold seed rice( per bushel......... 2.00
California has a magnificent display intelligent people, evidently hard, have the courage to do to any solid Genuine red upland oaUM ......... &c
White seed rice ......... ,
in Their exhibit workers who make effect. 3.25
every department. common-sense a Beggar weed seed, per pound ........ .
shows careful preparation: and cons success and who are desirable acquaintances We wish the growers well most sin GROCERIES.

tant renewal whenever wherever Thereare in all their efforts Butter,gilt edge..... ................... ... u j
they to
necessa1 y. go. cerely bring Cheese, full cream .................... .. .14
Many who spend winters in Florida thousands of that class of people about home sales. But to fight the Cheese. H cream ....................... ..aU
JmporatCdapricotJ ..................... .16 1
have said "It's a shame to see how who will visit the Fair this summer. battle of transportation they must put Kvaporatedpeaches........................ .il
little Floaida has done in the way of Many of these who would have cometo up the coin. No association held to Evaporated apples........................ .11
Dried peaches .. .. ...................,... .|0
an exhibit, when with her resources Florida will be attracted to other gether only by moral power can ever Dried appln.. .. ......... ................... &
she could have made such credit- States which have exhibited their I make impression worth Cu rran tea........ .... .. ................. .06
a a pin'sfee
resources any Citron... .......-.................... ,1$
able showing." here. Our loss will be their on companies bound together by Prunes Turkbh........... .. ..........S..13
Raisins r.. L. box........ ........ .....|iO3
The only consolation that we have gain. That is the exact position we money power Popular agitation, Figs Dry........ ... ............. ...,., 41






--.-... -
Nuts,mixed............................... .u will but w-
0 Almonds.................. ........... .18 sell when that and other fruits often wasted time and
f KnglUh Walnuts..................... .1. become abundant it is a dubious operation Your Painter in trying to obtain
Pecans. .............. ..... ........ .13 to ship an inferior article. hadeal of color, and has
I ".. Filbert.................. ... ....... .12 Tennessee
Brazil NuUl.. ........................ .10 : potatoes are expected in the ready mixed even resorted to the use of
...... market next week. paints, the ingredients of which he knew nothing about because
Sgobel it Day sold a car of 1,190 Flor of the difficulty in making a shade of color with white lead. This waste can
Market Notes. ida I melons for a gross of 531.00, or be avoided by the use National Lead Company's

JACKSONVILLE. Juno 21.-The low wa about 45.00 per! 100.
ter in the Indian River is interfering Pure White Lead Tinting Colors.These

somewhat with the shipment of pineapples Fruit Exchange Bulletin. .

) and they are arriving rather ripe JACKSONVILLE tints are a combination of perfectly colors in small
FLA., Juno 20.-1. CarNo. pure put up cans
but otherwise, in excellent condition. 16,411 sold for 900. Car No. 16,884 and prepared so that one pound will tint 25 pounds of Strictly Pure White
There is n tendency among the grower sold for {956.); The first car averaged 5.67 Lead to the shade shown on the can. By this means you will hare the
to pack rather slack. This is not BO objectionable p per crate; the second car 5.63 'per crate. best paint in the world, because made of the best materials

as it is with oranges, pines 2. Car No. 16.477 sold for 1Om"er;
being sold by the piece' to a great extent
but the looseness causes them to chafe aged 11 cents per pine. Strictly Pure White Leadand
and brufce.MOVEMENT. 3. Car, No, 17,796 sold for aiO; aver
aged 5.25 per crate.
: : OF THE WEEK. 4. Car No. 1 1a 16,737 nets 030; an averageof pure colors. Insist on having one of the brands of white lead that are
6000 packages domestic pineapples standard manufactured by the Old
4.05 per crate. Dutch" process, and known to be
[ passed l through this city during There is no change in the market, but strictly pure :
the of which
week the
Fruit Exchange we fear prices will not hold un, owing ANCHOR (Cincinnati) "RED SEAL" (St'Loull
handled! I' )
1622 .
packages, mostly barrel ECKSTEiN"Cincinnati( "
to the reckless manner in which shipments KENTUCKY (LouUvillc)
era tea. SOUTHERN (St. Louis and Chicago) "ATLANTIC"
(New York
l scattered. Growers )
are being "
(St. Louis
June 15 the British schooner Orif.'ntarrh.e.l ) "JEWETT"New( York)
consigning fruit to the eoile
i> who>
from Governor's llarbor. B. W. very / .These brands of Strictly Pure White Lead and National
should and would he l buyers if the fruit t Co.'i Pure White Lead
I., bringing 10,000 dozen pines' consignedto Tinting Colors are for sale by the roost reliable dealers in paints everywhere.
was not sent them on commission. Prices If are going to it
hunt you paint, will pay you to send to us for a book containing Informa
Pace & *
< Lane ol Cincinnati. As can only bo maintained by conccn- ilea that may save you many a dollar; it will only cost you t postal card to do so.
usual this fruit was crated here and the
centrating fruit at the auction
crates were stenciled l ''Choice "Floridas" NATIONAL LEAD CO.

while the cars were conspicuously}, ters.The Exchange is prepared to place I Broadway.. New,York.
"Choice pineapples' from F lor- double the
quantity now coming
condition ida. They when were in anything but good ward, and at satisfactory prices. Cucumbers, Charleston, per crate, 1.00 t of our subscribers nave complained of
brought out of the
schooner. to 1.:;, as to quality; eggplant i per alas the delay of this house in filling orders.
Pineapple Prices. rel, 5.00 to 7.00.CHICAGO. Their extensive
The pineapple' growers of Florida did warehousesat
not particularly ask their Legislature) for Boston-Choice Havanas, 5) to 12 cts. South Jacksonville are kept BO filled
prok'ction," but they did ask for simple New York Juno 15, Sgobel& Day sold June 19-Peaches, 75c i per up with orders that to secure a shipmentS
justice, to-wit: A law compelling| all 200 crates Florida pines at 12} to 1DJ cts. bushel& ; pines' 8.00 to 12.00 |>er 100; l' when wanted the order should bo
HhipIxTH! to stencil pines' with their own each. During the week three steamers (plant, :JOe to 1.00 a dozen; |potatX':4. )[0- placed a week or ten days In advance.
proper i country. arrived with 12,200 barrels of Cuba pines, pile, 3.25) to 3.7,; tomatoes, Mississippi' SPUYAINO OUTFITS.-8pecial attention
nearly all in bad orodr, the barrels drip- 1.00 to 1.25; green corn, 10 to 15c dozen. is called to the now advertisement of 3Ir.
TOnAOOO. ping. They sold mostly at 1.00 to 3.50 E. Bean, who always tries to have some
June 19 thpro arrived in bond, from !Kr? larrel. E. L. Goodsell sold, June CINCINNATI, Juno 19-Oranges,: Florida thing that the orange growers want and
Havana, over the Jacksonville Tampa & 14 and 15: 11,393 Havana pines at auction fancy, 4.50:; to;.00; California navels, must have. There is not u man better
lcoyVest Railroad 1,708 pounds| of tobAcco ; in very bad order, and fetching 3.00 to 4.00; i poL-\tnt's. choice early r)8e. known in Florida for his steadfast advocacy

for manufacture here. from l li t to $, cents i peer pine. 1.75 to 4.00; melons, 15.QO( to 24.00 per! of the shippers' interests.

STEAMER SHIPMENTS. The Fruit Auction Company, Cincinnati -, 100: tomatoes, fancy Florida, 2.25; Mississippi F LoitIIU CLOVEiuf.-Tho8e who read

For the week, by the Clyde Line were Juno 14, sold Florida nines from 7 1.00 to 1.25 per half bushel. the letter of Mr. Flagler's gardener, :Mr.
oa follows: 4 care of melons,200 boxes of to 16 cents each; damaged, 3Juno! Richard Dale in the issue of June 10

lemons, 2,000 crates of vegetables, 350erattt 10, Florida pines, 0 to 15 cents. Crates, ST. Louis, June 10-Pines, extra, 15 to lio may be interested to know that the seed
of pines, 1,000,000 feet of lumber, 0.20 to 0.70.Bnrnett 20; No. 1,12 to 15; peaches, 40 to 75c. mentions can be bought of 3Ir. L.
1,000,000 shingles, 4 carloads of cigars Bros. Chicago, sold lust week rbushel; potatoes, home grown; Cameron this city.. See his card.

and tobacco 600 1 barrels of naval stores. seven cars Florida pines, 4.75 to 10.00 new, 2.00; Mobile Peerless, 87c: onions, 9- -
The stentnere of the Ocean Steamship for crates; 2.90 to half crates, 1.20 to 1.25 bu; tomatoes<<, Mississippi, Weather in Jacksonville.

line took out the following: Dessoug (to 1 1.25 to l. ,O i per 4-basket crate; cukes -

Philadelphia), June 16, :30 boxes of oranges California Fruits.E. 2.60 to 3.00 i per barrel; green pepper, 75 B t a !
and 802 crates of vegetables; Cityof to 1.00 peer box; egg plant 00 to 75c:; doz; DATE. .; do = 8 i
Birmingham,June 10,575) boxes of or- L. GOODSELL, NEW YORK June 15. squash, 15 to 25) c dozen. CO co :;c ;( 2MMM t.=:
angeaand 7,1G9crateof( vegetables; Cityof Cherries, 10-pound boxes 55c:; to 2.35. The first car of melons arrived Wednesday June 13.... 1fS 78 87 -16 79 -T
flacon (to Boston), June 15. 735 boxes Juno 16, 50c to $...Oi.nosTON.CaliCornia: June 14, from North Florida. one 14./6 74 81 15n II 1 0.08
... ......
of : cherries, 1.50 to They were largo and fully matured. uneij. 78 8 84 13 I.SI
omn (8an.12.10crotCHof vegetables; ape 16..... .... 78 go 16 2
1 The first car of pines direct from Flor- ........ fi- 74 0.00
Kansas( City, June 18, 2,000 boxes of oranges 1.75.CHICAGO unc 93 74 84 0.00a0e
4,924 crates of vegetables and 27 r Juno 12.Black cherries Bold I da arrived from Jensen, Juno 16, in 15...... .. 11 8] 90 74 \\l$ 8J T
carloads of melons. at auction 70c to 1.05.:> generally good condition.P. une19. .80 7' 91 7* 19 8J 014
VEflBTAliLES; : AND FUUIT8. 31.\ KIELY & Co. Mean ... 77,9 78.9 88.0 71.3 -1.780.3- -1.73
For the entire State during the past t ( ) to 30.00 per 100; muskmelons, E. R. DEMAIN, Observer.

week the following estimates; are fur- poor to good 1.50 to 5.00 per! bbl.; plums Business Notices.

nished: Tomato 47,000 crates; ((8. C. and Ga.), carrier 2.00 to 3.60; half IUUIOATION PLATS.Mr.. John Einig,

squashes 15,000:>> :3,200 barrels; cucumbers, carrier, 1.00 to 2.00. Peaches are arriving of the house! S. B. Hubbard& Co., has ,"R. >' RTHj A J3UINB> 4 A BO r." |
packages; potatoes| 16,000 packages Vb MVVVVVa
mainly a poor quality, and prices i introduced a novelty in his irrigation
; plants, 875 crates onions 350 Atxcft
; ,
are nominal Georgia from 2.00 to
; range
at 3Iims Indian River This
plant l on Is a
crates; {teaches, 7,500 boxes;plums, 1,050) 4.UO North (Carolina 2.00 to 3.00 Florida
l boxes ; ; Scotch toiler[ which has fines running the BEECHAM'SPILLS
; melons 500)carloads;cantalonjjca, I 2.00 to 5.00 for carriers; South Carolina whole length of it and back thus giving ;

1,176 package; gifvjajcorn, 2,000 dozen; half cases, 1.00 to 2.00. Pears-Le the flames double power. As a result of i ilo

I pears, 1,950 packages. Conte, a few windfalls received soiling; this the engineer can build up a good l OODItth&e' a
NOTES. at 1.00 to 2.00 per box. Iotatoes-ller. fire (the furnace takes wood seven feet tam'lI' media
There is a scarcity of Caches in the, muda No. 1 bring 3.00 to 4.00 and No. 2, long), then go oil about his work in the .cfct.(. i

market and anything in color sells well. 2.00 p per bbl. Southern Chilis, 2.37* to grove fornn hour. For $1.500 this firm d Bfrk,Ifoufafht KVnlrStomaeh" -
It i$ the interval between the early crop 2.75: ;Southern hose 3.00 to 3.50;Southern puts in a i plant that will irrigate ten <
o and the later varieties. Really good[ seconds and culls range from 1.00 to acres. They also have the Gould Triplex
peaches need not l he expected from Georgia 1.76. Onions are slow wile; Egyptian: pump, with three plungers throwinga l petite Wind,
before July 1. Some secondclassxxtche& 112 Ib bags 2.00 to 2.25; Now, Orleans in steady stream, which can be worked 1 Ua.lHomtUh and Vain t*,<

] fron Baker county sold this bags 1.00 to 1.M:; ); Bermuda crates. 80c with horse-|po\ver and will irrigate five G4dMntN,
week at 3.75 per bushel. to 1$). Tomatoes in fair demand; Florida acres, at a cost of only $200. 1)l'OaMfNU Pttllruw' ( IJ."" t ffWfM(+l6D'-4' ,.,.,
Plums are also scarce that {19, a good p carrier crates, 1.25' to 1 1.75 poor, 00c It may bo mentioned incidentally that livist, 81uwtrtM1.< Betath&IUt. 'hsttnps, Mmrt

article. All the stands have A i poor, 1,00;Savannah carriers 1,00 to :... thin house has ,sold the orange-grower*, Bloteht* on U* Skin Dtitttrbfd tKffpS >
wormy article of which are within the past' year about twentyfivemowingmachines and all nervotM /rowIZiH$9 ,*na-; |
Kelscysi tlo9 are rtUe&A *. Nifty A M Pill. ;
cheat. Good Kel not bo here PHILADELPHIA June 19. Peaches of
one patent alone Covered tith
a Ttrtefw tad.tetaM.. CeMleO ;
for two weeks yet. A lot of windfalls South Carolina, per! peck crate 75c to the Champioq ,, tUdmnhcU. PriM!M..aU a bas ;
sold Tuesday at 2.25 to 2.50: i per bushel. ; basket carrier, 1.00 to 1.50; THE MAPI I OF l-.LOIUD.\--The firm How York D pot.8fi9 Canal 8L
Jacksonville has a great deal of poorfruit Florida\ and Georgia, per (0-basket} car- of Little Bros is becoming to Florida -. I

thrust upon it by the growers.Scortw rier, 3.00 to 4.00. Pineapples' Florida what that of 3Iapes is to New England-

of crates of pineapples are shipped per 100, 8.00 to 10.00. New I potatoes, i per n1 of probity in business and To Fruit and Vegetable Growers:
hero and sold at 1.50 to 2.00 a crate. barrel Early Rose, choice, 2.00 to 2.50, ; a standard article of fertilizer. Not to t
This cheap) fruit moves the disgust of l fair to good, 1.50 to 1.65; other varieties, be behind the procession they now offer
the merchants, because it makes them I choice, 1.50) to 1.85; other varieties German sulphate of tK>tash, 48 per cent Ship your Pineapple, Melons tetnotu.
more work to earn a given amount of> 'choice 1.75 to 2.00; fair to good 1.40 to grade, reground and perfectly pulverized -. think Grapes ion{Peachet will get Vegetables more money, to ut than, as you we
commission. Growers ought to cull 1 1.05; cull 75o to 1.25. Cabbage, Norfolk (which b an item that the practical 1 will by shipping North.
rigidly, and if they will ship the cullslet per! barrel, 75c to 1.00; Florida tomatoes grower will thoroughly appreciate)at the
them not bear their stencil. Early per carrier crate, prime to choice, remarkably low price of $30 per ton, or DLAIR & THRASIIRK; .

in the season of a fruit a poor article 1.50 to 1.7Gi; fair to good, 75c to 1.25. $1 person discount for spot cash. Some ', Jadutcavillc. ,.Fl>>< *-.,:. r




WEATHER AND CROPS. Continued from page 415. pSibly! the single exception of tho or I

tier Ilosaceaj this family of plants) is: )pro l
For tho Week Ending Juno ID., outlying boundaries. A brief recapitulation drably tho largest and I1H.t widely distributed -I I
of some of tho most I
1803.WESTERN on the earth. I. II
known facts however be II
may, Krmiss-| I
DIIITJtI! <"" Tho storm of the iblo. \Vhilo it is too early yet to pronouncepositively I
in tho it would seem that this wholeworldcovering
14th greatly injured crop except
TilE :
i is at
extreme western counties where tho As has been said above all decay or family of plants
work with the bacteria they harbor: ,
most favor ,
conditions were reported i as "rotting" of animal or vegetable matteris
able. In tho eastern and central counties due to bacteria. Tho atmosphere is in the business" of gathering nitrogen v LI N

of the district the com was seriously from tho atmosphere for their own and
crop loaded with the germs of an almost endless -
others Indeed" it would seem) ;asnitrogen
damaged: some placing the l Ions variety of micro-organisms. No use.

as high OH one half, but this estimate is sooner does animal or vegetable cease to is an essential link in the chain ..-

doubtless much too great for the crop as live than these humble workers begin of being, that if it were not for the leguminpsaj -

whole it be nearly correct for : among plants with the hum-
a ; may their task of taking down and taking
pome localities. In some t-ections whole the dead structure. Indeed bio micro-organisms they parlor, that
apart they
fields were blown down, the stalks being do not always wait for actual death, but all life on this: planet: would log impoKni- Shortest U llicRest.

thrown in different directions by the are so eager and active for their task ble.

shifting winds, many of them being that weakened strength or impaired vitality IIACTERIAL WORKSHOPS.

twisted oft and the blades split, passed not infrequently invites their vis- Not the least remarkable thing about

them the appearance of having its, and thus they hasten if they do not this whole marvelous process is: the manner Most Attractive

through a heavy hailstorm. Cotton was actually produce the catastrophe of dis- in which these micro-orgnnisms= assist

not so badly damaged, its small size saving solution. It is this unfortunate characteristic leguminous plants in the acumula-

it to a great extent. In new,groundit which gives tho study of the : tion of nitrogen. Where they are, presentin I II ROUTE

was much injured by the falling of life history of pathogenic or such diseaseproducing I the soil they occasion the formation ..
dead timber. Toliacco in places was
immense I1ETWEKN: : -
germs ercules
of tul
> t
i peculiar or upon
blown flat but the leaves not much
were in modern medicine, and whichis the roots of such Upon a microscopic i
and it IMS straightened plants. Florida Points and the North.
damaged can up. scarcely I less important in its relationto examination of these excrescences -

blown quantities of unripe i pears were agriculture, to horticulture and tho the cellular tissue is found to lie THE
from the trees but nave been !
put animal industries of tho world.
filled with the growth: of
the market and otherwise disposed of ramifying
on at much loss to rowef'H. A 1IACTKUIAL CHEMI8THY. the same. Stranger" still if |IM ossible) it Florida Central and

probably buildings by wind and It is then through the agency of these would seem that each kind of leguminous -
few injured
were everywhere present bacteria that tho plant has its own {particular hactcr:,
showers occurred
and falling in instances Heavy increased the dam waste and dead material of the world is ioid which is much more potent in the Peninsular

some prepared for use again. The mineral. formation of these tubercle Moth| the
caused tho wind. Impossible to
ago by elements go back to the earth in simpler roots of the on which it is native
state damage correctly Highest tem p- and more stable forms. Carbon is than under otter l conditions.Prof. VIA

rain rature 92.Northern.07) ; lowest, 68; mean, 81 ; mean "burned up" and returns to its original Nohbo, of Tharnmd, has: made biKE CITY MHCON
district -Temperature about storehouse the atmosphere or in the some very instructive experiments upon|
form of humus or humoid cant xuntls this very |M>int. lie has: shown that if
normal rainfall excessive, the heaviest INN MTLiNTM
; goes to enrich the treasures of the soil. purocultun-s of kicterioids f nun the |pea ,
showers occurring on the 15th:;
very the The nitrogen, often by very roundaboutand are inoculated) into the roots of a {tea *rf\
little sunshine. The heavy gale on -
complicated step is wrought and there is a greater growth and more nitrogen -

Conl8.8 15th greatly blown injured down all ;growing unripe crops. re-wrought in this strange workshop of is taken upthan if it is! inoculated Nashville, St. Louis and Chicago

)pears bacterial chemistry. Ptomaines leu- with cultures of the hacteriotds
were blown from the trees, some estimating : )pure With but ono cliungo of sleeper*, connects.
that half of tho was thrown. coinaiues, alkaloids and ammonias, in from tho tulwrclesof a lupin) or a locust lIMO tit /* t 411111 for NHW J With and KANSASCITY
crop( various known and unknown form, are And) HO in every ease when the matter 1',18 Florida Central and. Peninsular
The i crop was injured. Cotton has near 7U; miles of track running throughthe
injured successively produced, and doubtlessare has I been investigated. it would seem j
suffered some but was not seriously
and but different and necessary steps in that while all these nitrogen-assimilating, Tolmfcn Itujtvn,

except in places Jacksonville principallyby it the wonderful chclllicullrogl'eN8lon! that mecro-or nni8ms retain a modified |power Vorfc t-'nrtnlny' ttml Dairy. Median,
falling timber. In leads to assimilable the plant ,'",. ''' .iii.l .Stnttrltrrry in'f',
that has occurred up nitrogen. Lastly away particular upon' ..
storm uNd
was tho severest; Or+n+ I'lnntjtjtlv Country1'ltu.phiNn /,
the station established nitrous and nitric acid round out the which they are naturally produced, that 1trU.
Juno since
any cycle. "Dust to dust" is then complete their fulicttefliciencydepends!' upon their //.i* Ihr ."Ur,.,. ..Vjirliifuwil'
Maximum velocity 44.
((1871)) and the beneficent mission is ended of in connection with the Olhrr."'h." """""1/.
development very)
miles. Highest ...
\\ Extreme velocity, 00 Tlir Umit llnnllny (, "tlry.
temperature, IK:); lowest, 69; mean, these wonder-working microscopic species upon which they originally grew. ItmrltrM thf .Xotnt "''*'''ltU llrounili.
plants in preparing what would otherwise Those who have most carefully investigated .
80;(); rain, 2.41. Has tho \best lands<< for tillage, greatest ,..rl-
Central iKtrict.-Uainrall excessive l he waste and useless matter for use the matter do not claim to understand cty of soils in tho State; and abovo all

the greatest amount, 4.02 inches, occur; again in tho ever new and ever varying the exact manner in which atmospheric Runs over the Central Rldgoland
miracle of re-created life. nitrogen is thus assimilatedand Where It Is High and Healthy.
red at Plant City Temperature averaged
little sunshine. The What are termed the "nitrifying fermeats" rendered available for tho sustenance Prosperous l>> towns 'till\ its route and It offers
nearly ; belong to two distinct classes of plants, and ultimately of animal the iKent freight facilities for any produce to
of tho 15th:; did damage tocll
storm some nitrousacid the Northern markets. Mend for the popularsong
those that oxidize ammonia into
life. Tho importance of these! discoveries -
in the northern portion, especiallyto >
{ but rejiorts indicate} that it was and have no i power to complete tho in their relation to U(>th practical "MY FLORIDA HOME"
com work, and those that oxidize nitrous acid and theoretical and
agriculture agricultural
much less I than in other of theState.
parts with Its spirited words and beautiful uuslodescriptivo
into nitric thus
and render it
science it
directly is impoHHihlo to over
In some sections farming opKenationgweresuspKendced } of an actual Florida Home and
account of rain. assimilable) by L)Iant... Certain conditions estimate. Tho study of these rl'rlltl"lIt41'tion which l is gotten up In elegant stylo Six 'pages
on of heat, moisture and the pretence phenomena is proceeding with rapid of full (dun! l U>Mt music paper,containing
Orange groves show much improvementsince a ''tlcturo of a homo in Florida and a huntingscene.
the heavy rains of the past"t.'k." of alkalies or alkaline earths are found strides, and it is hardly )possible now to I It is mailed on receipt 10 cents(In

Highest temperature VI J; lowest, 66; to greatly favor if they are not essentialto predict what practical t benefits may) yet) stamps to pay expcnso l>> of distribution.))
(the process.A bo in store for the tiller of the soil) in the tend also for the best map of Florida (sent
mean, 80; average rainfall, 2.38. free) and note the towns on ItA route.
Southern District-Plenty of nun and CURIOUS PLANT PARTNERSHIP. yet unexplored domain of this new and A.U. MAODONKLUU.P A..

everything growing. Heavy shipments All this however has to do with nitrogen fascinating science of kictcriology.NORMAN Jacksonville, Fla.

of pineapples continue. Nine carloads that has once at least l heen uses KOMNSON, -

from the lower Indian River section arrived and has already linked itself to the complicated State Chemist.: The Florida Central &

in Jacksonville on the lUth for chain of organic life. There remains -

shipment to the North and W'e:,t. Orange still unanswered the great question Peninsular R. R. Co.

and lemon groves are doing well, hoit originally, gets into plants?

and show a heavy growth. Good weatherfor Hero too as before the answer is bacte Offers to Shippers
ria. In all the wonderful) facts which
setting sweet potato The recent
rains han replenished the cisterns and modem) science has disclosed I know of The Shortest and Quickest Route

increased the depth of water in tho wells nothing more marvelous than the strange ISETWEEN

at Key West, which was threatened with I partnership which in the business of FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

water famine Highest temperature, taking nitrogen from the atmosphere
Hellrigel and Wilfarth have shown 17 ALL THE.COMFORTS
03; lowest, 69; mean 78; average rainfall to
I 3.02. exist, l between bacteria and one of the Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
is better equipped than over ever to
E. It DKMAIN, Director. largest and most widely distributed 1 families i handle the orange and Vegetable' Cropland I

of plants. Insure clone connections and prumpt despatch
Jacksonville. Via.,June 1893 '
'OF to all Kustcruand Western Markets.
The HUHT MACHINERY:- S\r .r Through cars to destination without

BORE nee and e6inc TOOLS la this(lIa butlatu Uw world-,for The onler Icguminosaj> is ono of the the great temperance drink chango or delay.

Horse Powers, most important known to botanists. It. Perishable' freight followed by wire and
WELLS includes not only tho familiar and ihlpiters advised time i passing; various junction
Steam pea
Engines, H. i points and arrival at destination.
IDumpsaV-alvos, bean, the vetch and the clovers but an Ires Beer All claims for overcharges and Ibu promptly ,.
immense number of seemingly the most I adjusted.
DRILL Iron' *lad FUUnr.W 4 U Sap.piMa. .
unr.d.. llooort andLOOMIS&.NYMAN rt4UbU work diverse trees, shrubs and plants. A sim- It given New Life to the Old Folks, See that your goods are markedvia

C&t&Iocu.1IWW 1'rN. ple enumeration of tho known orders Pleasure to the Parents, F. C. & P. R. R.

WELLS TirriN, onio.CDIUTEVAPORATOR. and species would fill a volume. Among Health to the Children. For Information call on or address the un-

drugs, we may mention cassia, copaivo, dt'rll limed. ;
tolu, catechu gum arabic tragacanth, Good for.ill-Good tksTlmo.i& L'% 1'. TA Y(Mlit. 'i rar. A'gt,. Ocala Fla.

I the tamarind vandal wood and liquo\ &L A.5 cent packig-*make Five I (W.i. M.II.IIOMKNvTrav.Trt'KHIC.flen.AVM A'gt.Orlando 1-rosburir) Fla., Fla.

I 11 if I THE ZIMMERMAN, rice; among dyes and dye stuffs, indigo eaUoaLIktureaadtttlltan. A W. It. FULLKH. Trav. .\9Jl Tampa, Fla.

Plffmst l .J tf tf..i4 f rle.ThrNlandiint. Illttu.U4 Cfct: &Harblne Uf.* r... logwood and Brazil wood; among trees q3 p .- Ur N.S. I'KNNINOTON.Trafllc Manager .
TualaLvr &UJJrorrWousavuc the locust wood etc. Jacksonville
rUMU.U. Indeewith
rose ,
1C. I'LK.\SANT3,General Freight Aft







Table Manners for Children. Character in the Kitchen. To Keep the Hands Soft.A A Leak in a Oi

Drink from the cup-never from Harper's Bazar says that the late Mr.[ little ammonia or borax in the To stop a leak in a

the saucer. Whittier always insisted upon it that, water just luke.warm, will keep the wooden vessel, beat so.
Teaspoons are left in the saucer, not in the Society of Friends, the women skin clean and soft. A little oatmeal in common yellow soap. ; '

in the cup. most prominent as public speakers had mixed with the water will whiten the ture is well rubbed int

Little children only have the napkin always been remarkably good wives hands. Many people use glycerineon will be found to stop it of Fa...
arranged as a bib. and mothers. This he explained their hands when they go to bed, else has failed. s -
Making a noise, either in eating or partly by the fact that the same qualities wearing gloves to keep the bedding .t>-

drinking, is vulgar: of energy and leadership were visible from being soiled; but glycerine makes It fee! .
Always cheerfully defer to older in both directions; and partly on some skins harsh and red. Such pea you
people and to guests. the ground that, the more prominent pie should rub their hands with dry and all worn ou

Eat slowly, and do not fill the they were, the more they felt it their oatmeal and wear gloves in bed. The BROWN'S IRON B''
mouth with large quantities. duty to meet all demands. There is no best preparation for the hands at nightis

Eat the (food served, or quietly reason why both these considerations white ol' egg, with a grain of alum Intelligent Headers will .
leave it upon the plate without re should not apply to literary women as dissolved in it. "Roman toilet paste"is :

mark. well. The energies that: suffice for a merely white of egg, barley flour '
Never imitate a rude or uncouthact sonnet need hardly be overtaxed by and honey. They say it was used by

even if committed by an older an omelet; and the courage; that can the Romans in olden times. Anyway,

person. encounter a publisher need not be it is a first rate thing; but it is mean

Avoid drumming with the fingers or wholly put down by a cook. Nobody sticky stuff* to use; and does not do are not",,.,,,.,.,,nf.i!1ft cure"Tutt'sP
the feet; it is the height of impolite| thinks, in household matters, that the the work any better than oatmeal. of disease but only such
from disordered liver,vl.
ness. perfection of womanhood is to be The roughest and hardest hands can
If in doubt at any time as to what is i characterless; or that it is enough to be made soft and white in a month's Vertigo, Headache, Dys

proper follow the example of others of be, as the Abbe Choisi said of the time by doctoring them a little at bed. Fevers, Costiveness, Bile

more experience. Duchess de Fontagnes, "as beautiful time. Lemon will remove stains from Colic, Flatulence etc.
Patiently await the comi -g of your as an angel and as silly as a goose." I the hands. Manicures[ use acids in For these they are not warrant, *
turn; do not follow with the eyes the Every success in the kitchen implies I the shop, but the lemon is quite as fallibto,but are all nearly a.It
food albl to make a remedy. Fries,f
served to others. energy and capacity in somebody. good, and isn't poisonous, while the SOLD EVEltYW
Never unnecessarily handle the The first essential to all success is to acids are. You should have a nail -
dishes, or in any other manner exhibit discover that nothing can be had for brush, of course.-Farm and Field.
nervousness or impatience.Do It Costs No M4
nothing and that two and two make I -* -
not (feel obliged to "clean up the four. Accordingly, the teachers of f Whitewash.
plate;" especially do not make a labo- cooking always say that college grad A good whitewash prepared as
rious display of doing so. uates are easier to teach than ignorant i follows: Take six quarts of nice lime, to go viaMammoth
Do not ask for any particular part girls, because they have eyes and slack it with boiling water then cover
of a fowl, or similar dish, unless asked brains ,nd memories. it till it cools a little, and strain it,

your preference; in that case always add then a quarter of a pound of Gave
indicate something, and if there be The Baby's Airing.( alum, burnt and powdered, one poundof

really no choice, designate the portion It is well to send the babies out for. sugar, three pints of rice flour

with which the host can most conven- an airing every day, if they are confided boiled to a thin paste with water, en route
iently render service.If to competent hands. But often and a pound of clean glue dissolved 4

the handkerchief must be used, baby's tender little body is jarred and i When all these ingredients are well Li .
let it be very quietly; in case that i is wearied by being rattled over a rough mixed, add five gallons of hot water.If to theWorlds
not possible, leave the table for a moment road, bounced into and over gutters, this whitewash is applied to outside
which may be done in case of a and thumped over crossing at head buildings while it *s hot, it will
sharp attack of last for a long time; it may be col.
coughing, sneezing or long speed, until it receives more Fair
the like, without asking permission, harm than good from its outing. Al ored. A little copperas as large as a
the hickory nut is said to give a buff*shade.A .
cause being manifest.-Good; 1 most every one knows what a differ
Housekeeping. ence there is in drivers how certain proportion of salt is ordin
; one man
__ ._ at Chicago
-- will, however easy the carriage, take arily added to common whitewash to
Parboiling. to end make it stick, but salt is not used in
you your journey's feeling that
There are various and sundry this rule, other ingredients taking its
you are black and blue from jolting
whims about cooking, but none of about place. than to miss it !
while another will avoid every ._. .
them are more absurd than the idea -
loose stone and moderate his speed at The Cochineal Insect
that beans be
would hardly think ot parboiled.turning off One the the rough places. Be sure that babies A correspondent in Wyoma, Florida The Louisville & Nashville Rail
from the suffer quite as much as their sent us a cactus leaf containing road affords choke of routes to
water meat while it is cooking
elders from unskillful charioteers. 1 1is It some insects which he mistakes for Chicago, via Cincinnati Louisville
but it might just as-well be done
perfectly to child'scab the Cvansvlllc and St. Louis, with
as in either case it takes easy guided a cochineal insect. It is simply a per-
portion of the nutriment away and flavor a great of over a gutter without a jar, butit small lepidopterous caterpillar en. feet IIncs of Pullman Buffet Sleepy
the dish. Beans should be is seldom done by a servant, and veloped in a loose flocculent cocoon; ing Coaches through fromto
looked carefully often not by mothers themselves whereas the cochineal insect is a flat- our Northern Tea
over, thoroughly washed and
soak Not only are the little ones jerked tish or turtle-shaped, oval insect, more Information as t<
put to over night in about twice
their bulk of water. Put them in the and bumped along in this tiresome resembling an orange scale; its abdomen write to C. P t tmol

kettle soon after breakfast the next fashion, but they arc kept hours i in of a deep mulberry color and senger Agent, Louisville, or

morning, add about as muce water as their carriages without change of position bristly in the posterior part; the legs J. A. STEL TENKAI\IP,
getting benumbed and cold i in short and
black; the antenna:subulate Fla.
first them Pass.
at place where they will 1 Agent,
not burn, and let them cook slowly consequence. This is quite wrong. or awl shaped and about one-third the 90 W. Day St., '
Young infants should take the air i in length of the body. The cochineal .
and without stirring until about 10 Jacksonville, F)
the arms of an attendant. insect does valueit
o'clock. Then add half a pound of Very se not now possess the
rious evils result from subjecting their once did; the pigment derived from
salt: pork thoroughly washed and
across| the rind in small dice. Place tender bodies to jars.-II all's Journalof it has been largely supplanted by lac, MAKE MONEYWhile
Health. madder and the
the pork on the top of the beans and ----e. ..... -...-..dyes._. You Sleep. 7
let it boil for an hour or more. Then Egg Match-Box. Iron-Headed Dolls. -

lift the meat out, turn the beans and A goose or duck egg may be converted Little girls who have been made STAN ]
liquor into a baking pan, press the into a match-lox. Break the very unhappy by having their dolls' ,
pork down until only the rind is out egg and use the larger part of the heads broken by cruel brothers or by '
of the water and bake in a slow oven shell for the box, allowing the edge to the careless step of others in the our EXCELSIOR,

for several hours. Many persons complain present a broken, uneven appearance. cry, will rejoice to hear that many of
that beans are indigestible and Paint with liquid bronze a conventional the new dolls now being made are to FRUIT DRIER

cause dyspepsia. It is said by emin design around the base of the have heads of iron, which will be El'apnr&w Frolt DAY1aaUNIUHT. --
ent authorities that if beans are cookedfor egg, and fit it into a pasteboard stan- quite as pretty as the fragile waxen CaUlogu. .
six or eight hours no complaint of f pard painted in a similar manner. and plaster !heads of the past, and also trw upon application.Add maWILLIAM & S.. ,
this sort can be made against them.N. .- The effect is very pretty and grace absolutely unbreakable. Harper's STAn a
Y. Ledger. ful. Young People. EVAPORATOR tIDCT.UL


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Between Jacksonville and New York : Hirst-class 25.60 ; Intermediate 19.00; Excursion 143.50;
Steerage, S 11.50.

Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin IzT.oo; Intermediate f 21.00 i Excursion: $47.30; Steerage, $
The magnificent Steamship of this Company are appointed to ..n.. follows:

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. magnificent Steamships of this Line

(Central or 90 Meridian Time.] pointed to sail as follows, calling at Chariest

City Augusta....... ................. . ..... .....................Sunday, July 3d,7.ooa.m both ways :
City of lUrmltiKlinni.......... ................... ...... .........Tuesday July 4th (STANDARD TIME.)
Knnsat City... ........................ ........... .................Friday, July 7th. 12.00 7.30p.m n'n From New York. From J.'
Tallyhallrr.......... ............................ .......... ..........Sunday July 9th, (Pier 39 K. R.) STEAMER Flo
City of AiiRtiftta. .... ............................................. ... Tuesday, July 11th, i.oop.m Friday May 26th, at 3 pm......."ALGONQUtN.Thutsclay, June II
City of lllunliiKliam................. .......... ....................FridayJuly. uth.. 6.00a.m 4oop.m Tuesday, May 3oth,at 3 p m. "IROQUOIS"...... ....Sunday, June 4tl
Rana.. City: ................. ....Sunday" uly 16th*, 7.ooa.m Friday{ June rl, at 3 pm..SIUI1N01.R. .....Thursday, June Sit
TallahBarr... Tuesday, uly iSth, Tuesday June 6th;at 3 p m........"ALGONQUIN".... Sunday. une nth
City of AugiiNtu .....*... .Friday, uly 2ist, 7.00 p.mnjoo n'n June 3 pro........ "IROQUOIS" .. Thurnday, June lth, JQ
City of lUriiiliiKhaiii..........................Sunday, uly 23d.12.Jop.m TUf'Lay. une I3th, at 3 pm..... .. ."SU"I NOLH". ..:;::. Sunda)'. June ith, al
Kansas ........................Tuesday, uly 251 h, 3.30 p.m Friday }une 16th,at 3 pm..A1.CONQUIN..Thunday. June'
Tuesday Goth .. .. .. .. . aath, une at 3 pra "CIIKROKKK" .. Sunday June sth., at
CI'Tcar"c"'a.. uly uly joth, 5.ooa.m 6.ooa.m Friday, June aid, at 3 p m.... .... "IROQUOIS" .... ...Thurwlay, a th. at 41
Tuesday June ath,at 3 p m.... .... I'.SKMINpLK" .... ...Sunday, June ad!, at 6:;
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Friday Junejothat 3 pm...... .. ."CIIKROKHH"- ........Thursday. July 6th,at to

(late CI.y..Thursday, July 6th, 10.30 a.m ST. JOHNS RIVERf LINE.
City/ate of MHOOH.Thursday, July ijth, S.JOp.m
.Thursday, July 2Oth.lo.Joa.m
City of .Maroii.... .. .. .........Thursday,July 27th 4.JOp.mFROM For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Point;

( Ship does MOT Carry Passengers.) Steamers are appointed to sail at follows:

Dessoug. ............................... ......... ........... .......Tuesday, July 6th,10.30a.m "
I>rn. .ouc........... ...................................... ............ Sunday, July 16th, Ee1.Jlocle,99Capt.
Dessoiiff........................................... ..................Wednesday, July a6tb, 4.00 7.ooa.m p.m W. A. SHAW.
From Jacksonville ys and Saturdays at 5.00 p.m.; returning leave Sanford Tl
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, and Mondays at 5.00 a.m.
Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycrosa Short Line),offer to the Capt. LEO VOGEL.
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. i From Jacksonville-.Mondays and Thursdays at 5.00 p.m.; returning leave Sanford Wednesdays
Through Ticket and Dills of. Lading hued to principal points North Hast and Northwest via and Saturdays at 5.00 a.m.
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to General Passenger and Ticket Office 88 West Bay St. Jacksonville
II. K. PRICK, Sol. Agent. W, H. LUCAS. Fla. Pass. Agent, ,
71 Went Bay Street, Jacksonville. 71 West By Street,Jacksonville M.' II. CLYDK, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green, New York.
8. C.BRADFORD, Soliciting Agent 71 W. Bay St.. Jacksonville Fla. TIIKO.: T. KflKK: Traffic Managers Bowling Green New York
R. L. WALKER Agent. C.O.ANDKRSON; Agent .\.J. COM!, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
New Pier No.35, North River, New York. City Exchange Building Sannn.h. Ga. F. M.' lltON3IONGiit. Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Hla.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents Lewis' Wharf Boston. JOHN I,. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street,Jacksonville, Fla.
W. L. JAMES Agent 13.S. Third Street, Philadelphia. J. A. LKSLIK!' Superintendent, foot Laura Street. Jacksonville Hla.
J. D. HASHAUHN, ...astern Agent. Say, Fla. & Western Ry. Co.. 261 Broadway. N. Y. WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l
A. h eW. SAMPSON General .Agent W. K. ARNOLD Gen. Tray. Pass. Act.., Jacksonville, Fla, Agents,
306 Washington It.. Ho on. W. H. R1IKTT. General Agent, 19 Ronth Delaware!. Avenue, .'rhllmlfllphla.. B fowling Ore> New York.
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For Tickets apply to S.. P. A W. Railway office. 317 Broadway. New York. !
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{ IIKKKAFTKR all fowla sent
1 .
% 11 from my yards by express
will I go at one-half the former
!- "" r' rates a great saving. to my cus
tomen. This is by special arrangement .
>. and is confined to
Orange Grower.BRIGHT fowls from my.yards.I .
? I We are the largest breeder o!
1 + ., 1 thoroughbred poultry in Florida.
Cornel and see our stock or tend
.for otir illustrated catalogue and
FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is A .... price((1st of 14 varieties.
Poultry supplies of all'

; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of y 4'. r .....and Incubators BCMC )111 and n

both tree and fruit are the results reported by large ,j .- Wire Boiled Netu1 Bloc?

and _,,; ben.tay.EGGS.
experienced planters in Florida who are using ,

this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the TO HA

proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper 4u T .- E. W. AMSDEN,
; Ormond
proportions, all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. C.-d r Fla

President. Vlco-Presldont.

Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, CAPITAL $100,000.

carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes ; '

mentioned, and are extensively used In Florida. Bow- THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK


combination for those requiring these Ingredients. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

Chemicals at market rates. Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General

Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free. .-.- -- -------


John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
Jas. P. Tallaferro T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,

Dr.. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldg*.




P A1'0' [ D .

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: waving pushed our business during tho season of '!92} and '93: beyond all competitors in this State, increasing our sales this season

|500 per cent. beyond the sales of any previous year, selling a majority of the largest and best? known brands, and branching)

a out into Northern, l Eastern; Southern and Western Suites, we arc now arranging to vastly increase our handling and shipping

a [rrying a full stock of every description of fertilizer materials so as to fill all orders same day as received. To make this stock

)have added( ( Muriate; of J'ulash-this form of potash being the most universally used, ]Ling the cheapest kind per unit of pure

0, and( for tho majority of crops can lx used to decided advantage.<< Send for circulars giving full information, showing tho

[dues of the different Potash Salts per unit of pure Potash, Ka 0, based on shipments f. o. h. Jacksonville. These comparative

find valuations of the German Potash Salts have never before been published in this State and will he of great value to the Florida<<

t nd Fruit-Giowor; they are basal<<1 on the opinions of tho German Syndicate<< and their authorised representatives, therefore nh o-

partial} and of great benefit to all agriculturists. This sheet will be promptly mailed to you by mentioning) this paper and ail .


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''''inlond in Fernandina about November 1, to be followed by'! It is my intention to build a largo hacking.houso in Jacksonville
jli l about November 15, provided sufficient support is pledged and I desire to obtain the opinion of growers of Florida oranges
to punt the chartering of two fast steamers now in view. I particularly \I as to the :advisability of doing this, :and what support I can count
desire all fruit growers to write me whether or not they ,\'illl, upon in tho event I do this. I shall be prepared to pack tho fruit
support the project to further direct shipments to England it is'' in bulk or in field<<1 boxes and pack it up in tjie l best and most careful
necessary to have these promises in order to go ahead and definitely manner for the account of the growers.

arrange for the steamers. I request correspondence on the above two [points, as the time is
It is my intention this season to materially better tho steamer very short for tho necessary details for carrying out this project, most
and the details of tho loading of tho vessel, and also to have the vital to tho Florida growers in view of tho prolwblo; orango crop that
proceeds of the sales in the hands of the shippers of lots of 100 boxes will have to be marketed this cOIning se .
over not later than three days after the fruit has been sold in

England. Very truly yours,
I shall be prepared to make a small advance and to pack fruit
in Jacksonville should tho growers desire me to (do so. Further details -
:regarding tho project will l he cheerfully furnished upon written E. L. G 0 0 D S E L I L.


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w CDo.. L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co. FRUIT WRAPPERS,

,; t CO Put up in packages of toro;every sheet numbered
consecutively" I to 1,000.


o sr- 2: (O. H. WKKKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla. 37 Montgomery St.,Jersey City,N.J.
o .!' co I No. H llofttwlck! Itlock, Corner l\ny and)Main' KtrretnHook. __ .___ ._
Q ... at S..d for 1'ockrt l\1t'lI1ur..c1a. .
And Building Material. BEAi H-&' VALENTINE, FRUIT TREES

Write for Catalogue and price ll t.

-Uf'HHf 1:1l..'JJE-u.<<,'\l l LEON.tI.ICII..IT,1 on winter the pasturage LAWNS HOTEL and 1.\.IIII1llIl, OF suAugunxl evergreen THE-J i Pineapple I Plants from fi t the h West Indies I i i .. JENNINGS..._ _Thuntrt..llle. NURSERY. u. _CO.,

V. or Spotted Medick, aoc quart
pun Goer ijc quart; |iso A ltaJ.. lV.ter,(k,.pit
solicited. WEllMACH'Y L I *'W *DltcUtg.Htmtimg .
Correspondence ,.
Ve garden and field need ? *Ur A *Ht
S3*.ftf I M9.i*.rfA|../
L.CAMHKON, MOO iw'P''' '"9" heamerlcanWell WorbAarora.llf.
\st.,Jacksonville, Pit. M ELB 0 U RN E. F LA. also Chicago; llLj Dalla,Tcl.;Sydoey.N.S.W.MUTJL .

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Premium Supplement. .

FIVE: noon FAMILIES that you think are them,so that when you call on them later

able to pay for THE FARMER AND FRUIT to obtain their subscription you will be

REND[ OUR RliRA1VECLUB II [ l r IB.[ (;ROWER and ought,. to take a good; family I kindly received, and in many cases you

japer upon and and invite that to you subscribe.are willing to call ,j I a will fair be trial.tiUrct'M tUI. Please give this plan

I He enterprising and persistent.i
I In no case" can you give the THE

Given as a Reward to those receipt of this list of name we' F.RaIERN() FRUIT GkOVF.R'ay; to

will mail to each, specimen| copies of increase your list. We are more thangenemns
THE FARMER: AND FRUIT GROWER and tell) 1 in these offers, and wo shall insist

who work for them these arc Kent by request of one of : that every new subscriber .shall pay
us I their neighbor the full subscription" price of the paper

Experience: has! shown that the families which is 12.00 a year.

w h4)recivesantlletopiesof: Tim FARMER 1 in all
/ : : Faithfully carryout !
OUR OBJECT.Our FRUIT (;tiiowKit may begin at any time
AND FRUIT GROWER; become interested in 1 cases.
during, the year.In .
subscription lint is now ono of the .. ._
no rase will a premium be giwn; to anyone .Ao.: JWebster's
largwt the :agricultural periodicals
; among -
of the South, and we gratefully acknowledge for his own subscription, whether tent Great Dictionary.
the friendly co-operation of alone, or :as one of a club; but, any one
who will obtain and send. the
us subscriptions -
our subscribers in the efforts. which have
of others will he entitled 1 and / _
mayselect I AHrRICAN 7
been .
required 1 to attain this high J position. ,I offered; ft:1'loMAR.
But we desire that the FAUMKU AND any premium or premiums ENGLISH LntvCUAC !
for the number of receivedby
subscriptions M .
FRUIT GnowKH shall have: introduction .---- ----

into thousands! of homes in which it has ilK ",. -. e. "". ,"
,. -
Send uleriltionsasft) : as! you obtain -- ..zo.....:. ,
not heretofore been received<<1 ; :\Iul. recognizing .. er 1rouN "
them(, remitting the subscription price) I 1ME ..., ., -. "lima u. r .
the fact that t the IIw-t cilicient --,.,.. .
with each name list of names. 11 do -- --
or c I --
aid! towanl the accomplishment/ of this .,..-:' :" -. ;-; ':: _"' .-.
.. not accept a name and. place it on our ....; ... -- ": ". --- ---. -
l 1.0 -
can rendered by tho e who .. ;;--.:;. -=' ,. _
know by oxper| tmet' the pleasure" and benefit list until we have received the subscrij-! ) I ...-._... .. ...-.. -
tion 'St:: -. '
; derived I from the regular. : coining; price. .., _.....: .: :.!. ---. ,
O.& :
and You can choose a premium for each l ,,-. -.
pernH-il of thin --
i thoroughly, prU'ticalpapor : -
when and. will forward .
name or list sent we / rxa .
we auk the renewed anti continued .... aBound
it at wish to obtain. ;
apsihtance. of our subscribers: in adding once; or, ifyou -
some! hook offered for a larger number
names to our list
of name,. ivy will credit you with the
Desiring to offer something that will I
bo subscription as fast as we receive them,
.particularly acceptable, to each and
and when the total number( entitles/ you
every Mitaorilwr or reader and which
will to the desired premium, write us, and! it
considered (an ample return for.
will be sent to
the aid we ask in extending. our circulation you.

we have' for the season of Ib'.J'J' decided Most( of our proniiuniH aru otTurocl"(4)r in full cheep, weighs, eight pounds! containing 1,700 page J. I,>00 illustrations
to offer. the following grand new subscriptions. A new subscriber is Dennison's Patent Index. Remember thin dictionary we offer is bound
one whose name) is not on our list! and to in full sheep binding. The patent index alone adds one dollar to the cost of any

PREMIUMS.: whom we are not regularly mailing: our book that uses it. Also an improved spring, hack which adds greatly to its durability -

This list includes. a great variety of jupcr. If it is not distinctly statedin and llexibility. Prints! on good paj>er. Will be sent by express to
offers that made for
article; the ;useful i and the artistic; they: are : newsubscriptions your nearest: station. l'rice8.OO. Given for one new subscription and $3.40.: or

something to entertain, amuse! or in- ) they apply to renewals or \"i1l1)t, Kent free for u club of seven new subscribers at $2.00 each. HememberT .

ptract; the boys and girlomen and extensions well of.existing subscriptions as $T>.- buys this great dictionary and Tinlunu: AND FKUIT (;bowl for one
men in the prime of life :and those of as new.HOW year.
advanced --- --- --
yearn, all have been re TO SEND :MONEY

mCJ+ahcfl'cl. Hut if possible! even (greater The Automatic CookerFor
Send remittances Beveridge
; !' by postal money
care ban been exercised! that. each articleor
book might be the best its class. j order, express order, registered letter, .
of postal note, or by bank draft. Postage! the housewife" i is a .simple and convenient method

OUR GUARANTEE.All I; stamps, in good condition, and of small of cooking. It is! a well-known scientific fact that food

denominations!" will be accepted for cooked by steam i is* more savory, juicy and nourishingthan !
these premium offered( below are amounts less than one dollar"'hell by any other pn>Cl.t\S.

made by two great establishments, each sending' be careful to Food cooked in this cooker retains its entire flavor and
stumns: see
of whicn] haH the highest, in
reputation nutritious qualities.
that they are dry and not stuck to the let
its chess, and rated an worth from $7.:>,000 ter. Do) not send silver in |la plain envelope It confines' the odor of cooking to the kitchen. It ,
to $IOOt() O), which .should. be ,
a guarantee: it be lost.MISTAKES.. occupies little room. You can cook from one to four
; may
of the genuine and sterling character of different article at the same time in compartments one

all the premiums we oiler. above the other. ,?

We have endeavored to select the best i If .think mistake him been It positively does not mingle the flavors.: You can ,
| you any
that we could find for the varied requirements made inform full cook onions or cabbage in the lower vessel and puddingin .
i by us! us! giving partic-
of our MihHcriherM and their Mars and complaint: shall receiveour the one ..lin'Cttaho'"t', and the odor from one does
families: and! which we could give for your and careful attention. not reach the other, but is confined to its own particular .
tho number of .subscriptions) for which prompt vessel.
In a business so extensive as ours, and
they are offered. Our prime object in abut which there are !so many details",, The frn>d is" cooked as'" well ands thorough in the top '
nmking, these premium (tiers in induce
( to mistakes will occasionallyoceuralthoughthe compartment as in the lower one.

our friends to make special efforts, to help greatest care is taken to avoid them.If It ran IMJ used upon and fits any kind of'\l. 1

us in incrvaslni! ; our subscription list' but we have not made everything clear wood) coal-oil, gaor gasoline.ADVANTAOKS.. I I
for the benefit of some with whom,
to you, write to us!>, and we will cheerfully lIt ,.Iae
it be
|Hrhapn, mav impracticable to secure

the nnmlHT of1sulrscriptions for which a Address make! all any correspondence necessary. economize sjace" occupying but ono hole on any "' e,

desired :article i is! offered, selling prices Tills FAHMER ANI FRt'IT GROWER; kind of stove. A whole meal) can he cooked at once over one burner in less

have been generally named: for the Jacksonville, Fla. time than: by the ordinary way. It i in impossible for anything. to bum. The food

different premiums. I J, does not need continual watching and( stirring., It requires less fuel and wives

It will be noticed that these selling DIRECTIONS TO DETERMINED Ij one third of the food that is lost by the old way. Food cooked in it to! healthier

pricts arc only to FAICMKU AND) FRUIT J WORKERS. and. more cli t'tihlc. All the nutritious qualities of the food are retained. The

'iRGWKii subtrribtrs. We cannot undertake ;t moal can bt kept warm for hours. It lessens the odor of cooking., It cannot
to sell any of our premiums to those! : HOW TO GET NEW SUUSGRIDERS boil over.

who are not subscribers. OurselHng- ', It you wish to Interest people in DKSCIUITION.

1 priee we offer* are bt'th'rIuo very low,for and the we arc than Mire J TilE FAHMEU AND FuriT <(<;iitowEit: ; I The Automatic Cooker, as shown by the cut, has four vessel three cooking

can le found in other premium money list : and induce. them to subscribe for it, compartments and the lower vessel which contains the water. The cooking;. is

or in any store. any first, get them to read it. Hy HO doing:, done entirely by steam. generated by boiling water in tho lower vessel t, and passes

they will' better :appreciate{ its!' character, j up into each compartment by means: of a small connecting pipe upon the inside.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS and( will more readily\ !subscribe for it. Any number of compart incut* can be ut-ed. Diameter 0 inches. Each vessel

One of the best conditions of success, 11 holding; three quarts, or, in other words, a three-gallon cooker.
To Ik&se w&o ate working for premiums in getting new subscribers to the pal r, :Manufacturer's price, fU.75.:? Given with the paper for $...00, or as a premium

Sub JptlOt s to THE FARMER AND I. is to send us the names and addresses of : for six new subscribers for one year. ..


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in all its various branches. Edited: by Chas. L. Flint Revised and enlargedby go **
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( M i11 ji l'roC.Ianly: :Miles. This i is the largest, mo,t comprehen.-ive!! and finest illustrated .u-.. *; >, -i. _- -:->'- .,..t.:

i work on fanning ever published in this or any other country. A work for J | SS | 2-f3.; |
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d C the million New, authentic, exhaustive and practical. Adapted to all sections, r- i-51 '"? &A
east,, west, north and south. A work indispensable to the farmer, tho breeder of ---0---a- : _- ......
\ live stock, the stock fancier: fruit grower, gardener, apiarist, architect of farm }slflHl| ; ';

\ \ buildings, as! well as to the housekeeper. Illustrated with over 700 engravings. ..I. __ :, ---::

VI,, i Two hundred' full logo plato( Published in three larpj} quarto volt" with over C'S- o.

2,100 pages. A superb work for the intelligent ( mvajol!* r. This is one of the

classics of American agricultural, literature ; standard work in every respect. A splendid Prize for the

Wo have personally examined it and .find it first clas in binding, typography and Ladies.Our .

Two new and beautiful designs; illustrations, one of which is! the Guernsey cow herewith given. The three clothbound

honoring both the discoverer of America, volumes, scheduled at $:toO a volume, ($3.00( for the Mt,) given asa premium great 8O( -piece initial; not. in plush
CiutiRToiMiKii Cor.uMiius and "Ouu case, price $10.00. Nothing like it ever
subscribers, or tend us one new subscriber and fTi.lK) } and; we
for eight new
COUNTUV. In sentiment, design and oiTered before. It contains: 12 Triple

workmanship, arc works of art. The will forward you this valuable book. Platvd Tea Hpwuis, 4 Triple Plated

popularity of Souvenir Spoons and the Table IHmM, (n( Triple Plated Knives.i .

appropriateness of the subject, places (I Triple Plated Forks. 1 Triple Plated

those spoons foremost among the souvenirs Butter Knife, 1 Triple) Plated Sugar Shell

of this anniversary year. It is a and your initial: engraved thereon in Old

fitting tribute and memorial to the Your Fruit at English. Wo guarantee: that you can
memory of tho bold mariner, America's Evaporate not get this :;U-piece( set, with your

Discoverer. The name of Columbus all Home. _. initial on, anywhere else in the United
men honor for his gift to the world of the States for twice ten .dollars.
American Continent. With tho U. S. Took Stove Drier __ SPECIAL NOTICE: We
Our National : : require you
worth of fruit ____
Emblems are fittingly engraved, togetherin : hundreds of dollars with thin machine '_ to order this pet two weeks in advance
the same metal.! The likeness of can be raved fl of tho time you wish to receive it, on
demand i
Columbus is taken from the famous e' To meet L account of getting your initial engravedon

painting that; was accepted as an an. for a small cheap drier, suitablefor each piece (except the knives.) Tho

thentic portrait by the Spanish Oovern- use on any ordinary cook, oil JI Morocco case alone that contains this

ment. The spoons are beautiful tipee. i- or gasoline stove, we now otTer the. t,, y Set cost $2.00 to make. This beautiful

mens of tho designer's art, unexcelled in above. It is very simple, eci nautical 'i fl M Set will be given with the paper for

style and finish' by the must: cOoltly! ..))oons. etticient and convenient, and: s .. 4 $10.00 or given free for a club of fourteen
This is sterling silver, guaranteed; for farmers use! just! what i is wnIl4'.I.and subscribers.

retail! price *.OO. jivon with our ptal>- \\u believe the cheapest and

lication, one year, for $4.OO, or as a best market.little drier of its class on tlal'I I I Ne Plus Ultra Accordeon.This .

premium for four new subhcribers.
$:$50 in value for$5.00. Through in! a grand instrument. Ten

a special arrangement; we are enabled keys, cherry moulding, double bellows,
."Black Beauty"The to otter the I*. S. Cook StoveDrier .E I I (;lennan silver( corners arid clasrxi, 10

"Unelel( Tom's Cabin" off, the the regular. price of which nickel trumpet.2 ,stops, 2 seta reeds, and

Horse; over tlOO.<-'OO copies sold in is! $7.00 for only $ J.OO together with r' a thoroughly well made Accordeon.

eighteen months; 245: pajjw: illustrated.. year'sHiii'scription' tothoFAHMKitAND t : Every part of it is of tho beat material

Hound in cloth. Pi ice $1.00.) }' Gtto vau. To any one and workmanship. The reed! are as

$ !,:>0vill jKiy for this remarkably ,sending a club of six! )"l'trlytout.*- delicate as in any first-clast clarionet

interesting, book and one copy of TIIK: Kcribers at $ .OO each, or four subscribers } while the metal is so finely tempered that

FARMER: AND FRUIT Gnow. R for one year, and $2:!.00 in money we "' I I there is weakening possible; every part

or it will ho J given free for two new subscribers will send one of the driers free.This -' is nicely adjusted, N) that the notes are
drier has eight! ,gnlvani/.ed_ ; delivered and distinct
at $2: ,00) each. F I; clear pure,
From the Pastor of Plymouth Church wire cloth trays! containing twelve Their melody is wonderfully taking,

Brooklyn, X. V. : square feet of tray turfact-tho ..,. being being full and sweet as the mellow

"No book,sermon or address of whichI dimensions brio 22x10( inches, I notes of the thrush. With careful handling .

know any thing, has done so much as height, 20 inched.. Sent by freight at receiver's expense. Weight, crated, about I one of these Accordcona will last a

4lilack Beauty" to awaken in the heart twenty-seven |pounds.It life time in good tone and tune. While

that kind of sympathy| for the dumb is always ready for use and will last a life-time. Has been thoroughly tested the Accordeon is an Instrument easily
creatures which is the secret of all kinds )learned, it is also capable of many variations
of tatr'tn.J tment." I and approved, and will more than please. you. As a great economizer and money that with anything like good

I LYMAX ABBOTT. maker for rural people it is without a rival. playing will produce notes as full toundr -




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: ag an organ. The importer of this Smith & Wesson "Model.1" lady's Solid Coin Silver .
instrument! has consented to our offering Watch.

this Accordoon' as a premium with our 5 shot, double action and ,*lf cocking refunding hammer If
Publication at a LOW PRICE.: .
Retail .price $10.00. Given with the automatic extractor, nickel-plated frame, cylinder .\
paper fir $7.00 or as a premium for ten anti Inirrel; rubber handle. 32 calibre, 3* inch barrel;

new ?lMWiho-rti.. :.18 calibre, 31| inch barrel. j 8 U'hntehaine
The action of raising the lever! above the )hammercautea r
the barrel to move downward on a hinge; while the It
Gentleman's Solid Silver automatic extractor will move upward and extract the r

Watch. empty cartridge t;hhcll
This revolver! i is regarded{ by the trade ax the Uncut

j pocket revolver in the world.

"Made in plain nickel Huhhl2: calibre. Retailj. >rice,
$7.00."ith the paper one year, $7.00, or given "as a pa-

inlum for ten new !''t1h}-crihe ,
e y

: ( HZO. hunting, case, fancy en-
gnivinjs! .tem winder and stem setter,
I C nick'e movement, jeweled, silver cup.
:; Pri.'C $8/)0. Given with the paler| for
$7, fiO, or as a price for eleven! new sub
8( rilJcrR,

ci. Gentleman's Solid Gold Filled

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"The Victor"solid silver opts face is1
watch.!. Stern winder and stem setter
good<<1 quality, movement protected by fjr '
gl ltlJIH! t cap three quarter plate, nickle, / *
jeweled 1 escapement, patent durable stem //jr ;;LrT
winding attachment, Hrst-class time v}
keeper. The case*are composition nickle y 1w /MI
and silver. which wear white and do not
tarnish ,
Gent's hire 0.00. Hoy's size $ .Of1.
Given together with the l paper. for
$fi.f 0, or an a I premium for seven new /
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Gentleman's Gold Plated ; 1 i *I Gent's -Puritan'' soid:,;: gild tilled

Watch. .. watch. Hunting case, stem winder and
stem fetter, fancy: engravings. Will wear
well for :5 i years and more Fitted with
Jcnuirwnu'rlt'an n IHo\'cmfnt-Iin: or
'Valtham'utch ('n. Full 'plate expansion -
.. balance, patent safety pinions, quick
train, guaranteed timekeepers
((11 Jewels) PricoSlS.CO. Given with the
paler for $I4.M( or si* a premium for
twenty new Mt1IJ1 ctihl'tM,
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The Diamond Patent Knife and Scissors Sharpener. THE CAP SHEAF.OUR .

This wheel. in pimply) to he used! I
!.I UM!' you would an ordinary grindstone ,
I but has a guide.; for knives
The Newport( High-Ann;. Improved
;and the same. Rest the knife on the plated wheel!; every machine warranted.
guide, which places the edge: on Ornamental head on iron htand( drop-
leaf table of antique oak, bent wood
the wheel. turn the wheel toward
1 cover and case of two drawers at each
1I the edge) of the knife. When one end of table, with locks.
I !side" IM ground, reverse the knifeto Points of siixriority| : Automatic
.Imrpen the opposite side. bobbin winder large: cylinder shuttle,
This wheel} \\a made of three different very large bobbin, shuttle is Rtril'tIYlwU
threading Hat tension" sumo as Domestic( ,
mineral.-'*, the best known for round needle hare best inlaid and<<1 level

I -grinding, and shari>cning purp.It ()'(*. with table, !self' threading needle, positive
feed movement and 'tension release.In .
Gent's "Perfection"gold plated is put on by hydraulic pressure!
watch. Hunting ease, stem winder and I of 1000 Kundg. Warranted not to fact this, is a new machine and contains
KtttMTlim* cups' arc made of comi>ositiou every improvement worth having.FIVE .
metal, extra heavily )plated by new crack. Is waterproof and durable, : YEARS: (j C4t.RAN'FEEIf:, :
l'tOt.'t'M4 with solid 14 kt. gold, which and with proper} care will last a life this sewing nvflchine does not prove in
WNrann and are equal tontine solid' time. every respect to be as n'flret'4onte.l, any
gold filled cases. .Fancy design Fitted<<1 pervon having bought it from us may return
., i This is one of the handiest and
with New Haven Watch' Co., movement. ry it and have the money refunded.
American style lever, new model, 11 most useful articles you can have If any* part, with fair usage l in the family
jewels, expansion balance, quick train ;; in the house. fails within live years a corresponding
spring over regulator,: keep accurate time. 'v ,' M'a "x ,u Retail price, with guide for piece will be supplied( without charge;
Price $9.00; together with the paper, knife, $1.50. Given with the paper but this! does not refer to bobbins,shuttle
fS.OO, or given as a premium for ten new for $3.25: or as a premium for three or needles. All parts are carefully titled
subscribers. new subscribers. to their places! and any broken pIeceiny




can readily be supplied. We shall furnish packed, ranges to all points cast of the The Hammock Plow.
our subscribers a better finished Mississippi River, from GO cents to f2.50,
machine, and a finer set of attachments, according! to the distance; to point west
than has ever been offered I ln-forc. Each: of the Mississippi, $1,00 to 4.00; Pacific
machine to contain a full set of Attachments Coast, $4.00 to fSOO.o"re ;;ht In all cases ;j
and Accessories, and a warranty to be paid b yy the recipient.
from the manufacturers for Five Years. Retail price, $50.00. For $24.20 we
The Book of Instruction is profusely will send this machine and THE FARMER
illustrated, and answers the .purpose ofa .ANn FUUIT Growth, for one year; or wo
competent teacher. The machine will give it outright; for twenty five new
weighs about 100 pounds, and the cost subscribers at $2.00 each
Of delivery by freight,securely and safely


Columbian Souvenir Coffee Spoons.
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W I Manufactured>tl expressly! for use in Florida, No plow has ever been made that
# To will surpass this in turning the heavy, clammy lands of the hammocks or flat
woods! of Florida, South Gt.'Cl'J.ianti: South Alabama, It has ample throat, highland
hide and there is no danger of its choking in foul lands. The best grade of
iron center steel employed( and all wearing parts are thoroughly hardened.
Weighs. 50 pounds, steel beam, cut (01 l} inches with one extra point I'rico $10.50.
PoQ (Given with the paper one year for $8.'JO: or as a premium for ten new subscribers
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Same as the Hammock Plow except that the beam is of wood. Weight only
,, ;, .. 53 poundn. Price with one extra point, {8.50. Given with the paper for $7,10or
1, 3 a a premium for nine new subscribers.
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The above illustration. shows our new set of Columbian Souvenir Spoons, coffee w ,,.
size. Each: spoon has the. head of Columbus beautifully struck in medallion, and l
the wools ., World's Fair. 1402-1 Si>2," on the handle. The Spoon arc guaranteed -
extra plate oxidized and gilt lined bowls, and will wear for many years.
Those sK>ons are all the rage. and offered at a price so reasonable that every ladyin
Aiierica) can afford to have a *et of tlu in. Each set in plush-lined l box, by v. IMw
mail, and manufacturer's guarantee sent with each set Price $2.50: per wt. Givenin
connection with our paper for $8.75, or as a premium for four new subscribers. : __

Dandy Garden Plow.
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{ This plow is made to our order for the average pine-land+l orange grove of
Florida. Cuts 8 inches, light two-horse, weight pound, made of steel
with wooden beam. Price with one extra point $7L0. Price with the paper
one year $,',,75, or will be given as a premium for seven new sub-cribere.
Miscellaneous Prizes.For .

lack of space to give the illustrations we give herewith a condensed statement -
of a number of premiums which wo offer to our subscribers:
1. The Nc Plus Ultra\ accordion retail price $41,00<) given for ten new subscribers
or one new subscriber: and $7.00.
2. A boy's Imported violin, German make, half or three-quarter size ; price
400. Given for six new subscribers, or for one new subscriber and $5.00.
3. Eureka Light Piston Cornet nickel plated, with C and U flat and A set
pieces ; retail price $20.00.: Price' with the paper $14.00, or given outright for
fifteen new subscribers.
4. Little Beauty Night Iamp. This is by far the handsomest, safest, most
economical and odorless night lamp ever hn'cntet.111 stand or hang. It
burns ordinary coal oil, and from one filling will burn ftO hours without odor.
5 Each lamp is provided I with 21 inches of wick. With ordinary care this wick
will last for several years. The lamp* are made of brass handsomely nickel
plated. They look like an electric lamp when lighted. Retail price $1.50.
,,trP Price with the pa per, $2.00, or given. free for two new subscribers. .
5. A variety of ladies' sterling back combs from $l.7 i up to $2.50. Gentlemen'sand .
,,v J, ,.,, .,N ladies'+ gold front and locket charm, emblems of the "Christian Endeavor"from
$1.75 to 300. Gentlemen's patent lever cuff buttons, gold front from 50
cents to $1.00 i per pair. Ladies' rolled gold watch chains from $8.00 to 100.
Men's rolled gold watch chains of many designs, $:#.50 each, &c. To anyone
This Plow is constructed almost entjrelv of iron; is very strong, durable and yet desiring to compete for any of these leautiful and useful articles, we will send
light, weighing only 22 iwuiidThe high wheel make it of very light draft. a full description with terms, number of subscribers required, .&c.
The UFO of this implement make gardening! pleasant and profitable, With it a 0. If anyone wishing any article not offered above will take the trouble to
man can do a man's work and half the work of a honc"0 furnish with this write to us and discribe it carefully, we will try to accommodate them by making
plow a Nweep and a turn-ihovel as well an the hull tongue shown& in the cut. Man arrangements to secure and offer it as a premium if it is in our power.
criLrs.' $ .OO. Price with the paper, $4.75, or given as a premium, for five For all information as to premiums above offered, addresj publisher,
now sub FAKMKIl: AND FRUIT GROWER, Jacksonville Fla.I. .