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:
July 1, 1893
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
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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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.on ,' JACKSONVILLE. FLA.. JULY 1, 1893. Whole No. .'nt; Vol.NEW.MKflI. No. !80.*
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Buy of the Well-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES ,


ST. MARY NURSERIES. Will take R. R.fare from bill of trees to all who will come to Nur"C'ryand purchase to amount
ol double R. R. fare t'onu* durinj-fruit ....>u.uit. To those who cannot come will tiC'lJlllArnple
SATSt"MA ORANGES hardy and early OLIVES and APRICOTS. of fruit and cut roe"on receipt of toe per kind to pjy ()' packing{ etc bruit crop large and
PKARS, all kind, immense! ?stock PIGS and Ml'I.UF.RRIUS.POM complete of validity adapted' to Florida Semi for Samples, and know what to expect from
PKACIIKS (*) ,varieties new' and old. KG RAN ATI'S. trees you buy. Sp iAlti : I Pertimnions.' Peaches Pears and Grafted Roses,
PLUMS, best Japan and native sorts. CAMPHORTRHKS.TKXAS ) price-list o,, apphouion.! Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W.
JAPAN 1'NKSIMMNSrarictiesall totted. UMIlRia.IA.GRKVIU.HA .
GKAI'NSgoorI! supply, all leading kinds.PHCANS RUHUSTA.
best J'apC'r-ShC'l1' variety. MAGNOLIA GKANDIFI.ORA. D. GRIPPING, Proprietor.
WALNUTS. Hnfjlish, Jai;>>an and California. CITRUS: TRIFOUATA. ..Mactlrttny, i-'ln
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CHHSTNUTS. Japan>> Mammoth very fine. ROSF.S. 50 varieties
We have other kind*.-.loin of them write for what you want.
For live vearn past( wimples of fruit have IKHJII Kt nt, five of charge: on application () 'V DO YOU KNOW we aiatttsand here nrarlyallimportallt I r planlao( ECONOMIC
and wilf hctliiM year ; \nut our erienco and information as to adaptability+ to ,r the l ropicn and warm cliiuatrA' of the 111111 I world? ,
ex1 that the* tlChcrue JII't I brORh l by our Hortlcul
HP Vnil I/MOW )
your locality in worth much more.u have lUcunUil from our own orchard one ... UU lUU a tu" wa ar Ircwlyl! | |\/
variety of which we Bhipped 400( ImnhflM! in 1887, and thin in In n't one of the hundreds Y in establishment! : Some Florkla up to H LIVING FACT I
of varieties tested. We have: built our reputation on ,/V dock-lint people' 1 .. l the times know thin, and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity

""i-wy l1.e jhlt'lft An Ex: -(;iovernor of I'Iorieln'rit(. : "They are beauticn, and r HO admirably Q\ i sJ: of getting. CoflTer rare, ''plant l.ill>erKia*of U4.Ve, !HXNC'caril can!,supply Kicu, Garniture.Aloe: IlamlKto Hemp Camphor(Sital), Irons Cinnamon. >.
i tacked an to shame a novice in the htt inL***, and! even many who pretend r-; ':...._ bark Jujuhr. Kola t.ojiwoo-l, M.ihojfany, Nutmeg, Olive Orange Pepper,
to be OXIM>rts" 0.. QuercuM. Rice'ia|>rr. tr'chnint'. Tea, Opa.!I. Vanilla Wax-myrtle. Aylov
.'.oMI Yucca, and hundreds of other
l' and careful attention to corruniKindenec. Price rl onnhlc. Cataloguefree. ma. ZiiiKiber plants!
nnn\l. \ Bend for our large catalogue, which tell' all about it.ItKAKOXKIt.

C :T.,. '1 A 13E1 : ItltC)S., Oiieto, FIiu
Hen. St. Mary, Fla. -- ---- .
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...."".... DEALERS IN FRUITS. 1
If you want )'ouqrourc d) covered during the hot summer month, you can

FRUllS \ 'o resj> 'Ctfull}' w>lic-it uhiptncnts of Fnuts and Vegetables.We do no better than }plant thin variety. Plant one quart per acre.
CHICAGO I are now making a "Hperialty 1 ofIF'INEAI'F'LE
User "4tc>olc: Ic* l 'ioo "..e..1. WoovIlM.

Pint, 20'ntH ; quart, .10 cents, postpaid! ; peek l $1.00; bushel, $n.7, by

freight or express' not }IN>: tpaid.Large .
and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
Stock of Whippoorwill H G HASTINGS & CO.
renew, h}' permission--A.i : M. Ivw: Esq., Jucknonville! ; National Shoe Clay and Unknown Peas at$1.SOI per ,
and JA!t1wr Hank, New York ; the Volusia County Hank leLand) Fla., and theCotnmercinl bushel J, f. o.b.

Loan and Trust. Co., Chicago' I.V.,) South Water St. Interlachen, Fla.
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a list and description of the Choicest and Mot Profitable varieties of the Citrus
.H 11 r !Pamiiy, which we have elected from over one hundred different varieties. grown and tested 1 by us
-DKALKRS Xaf'sCoal in our extensive experience of seventeen' year We carry one of

Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors rrjrs, Tobacco, Etc.JACIt4Ut'1LL' Tho Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.

c J. Send far chad. Address, R. W. PIERce.
LI sunset IIH,?. hake Co..
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I'IUCI': LIST or v :.. HtI:"'.
farkrr.............. ... ......$1 7A j iIn Ity/1..e.... ...... .....9300ilHd NURSERIES OF THE
, OrMiiK** V llfySprlnj ................... ........ 100 I I.a. 4 Ili < ,*>" ........... ......... 4 OOA
"' urth (,'.n lliu. Corn......... ......... 2 tuy .;tucky Sour M"r..!i n.. ............ 5 OO Milwaukee Orange..
Cilnull Club ..... ...... .... i t. Itakrr .... .... .... .... ... ......... 5 OC
Mon .ore 1'rlvrt., r' .. .... .. $8 00
Selected strains of Choicr%t Varieties of Citrus Fruit Tree a Specialty
Jug Hxtra : One gallon ac.; two gallor- three gallon 750. RC'nlltby: not office more Budding-Wood!for ate at all tim ..
orderttiheck: or regtetered letterVe C'8nt-; t f :.O. D to dry trwn. Our tock to large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO COKKKSI'ONUKNCK. I
A complete prke Ut of Groceries and Win t. sent free on application. For Catalogue and Price*I.Ut. address

JOLT CLARK, SON & CO. A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla.
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A full line of the leading. varieties of Orange it Lemon; Treat At rockbottouiI
,kit tke demand being greater than the wptdy: we had to let our "Ad." take a rest. Can new AtldrOtDEER
.' furnish a few thouhand other best varieties on I>ncu*
'MH f4y a Hmited number of good tree! ; ('entr. .-
*kert ntke at Wrtog lrk>H. Now k i the. \lm-e to p* nt. Address
.0. A. BOON, Agt., ,
. ORLANDO FLA. Oakland, Orange ('o., 1.'lu.i,7iff" .




A good spraying) outfit and n reliable Insecticide are as essential to successful: orange growing as the harrow and furfilizorg.Jiirmor .--
2 4 grid cJ and Fnul Grower. ..


It is the only R elialle: ,

;Surely oflcctivo and) ehetip est material offered, for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mite, aleyrodes, anguil-
liila, moving scale :and( fungus growths. I It is a i sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of the orange and the 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.



IB 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 poli-

onous 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 has

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.For .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

McMASTER & MILLER San Mateo and Citra, Fla.


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The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention d, "Jupper* ( Bambal River Juactio-i and Savannah, Savannah and Chirle*lon, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchant and Miner
Transportation" C u npiny between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fattest and most prompt line between all point'in Florida and all point North and Northwest.
Ih('f'h..u and Shipper Will I'roQtby the Following, Unparalleled Connection
Duffle daily .fast freight .ene for all point West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all points*North and West via Albany, Bainbridge' ,Jesup
6a..u..h. and Savannah to all points 'in Florida fast freight train both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla
DaHy fort freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Kastern Interior and ban and Live Oak.York .
Coast p*.t., including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington Providence.. Four ship a week by the fleet steamship of the Ocean: Steamship Company sailing from New
Hour connection\ a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah (New Pier 33, North River,)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.
erldays,Saturday Monday and Wednesday The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company'steamer will leave Boston lan. 5.u, to and a6,
Two connection*a week for Baltimore, via Merchant:: and Miner Transportation Company Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with, fast freight *for aU polnta
leaving Savannah every Wednesday' and Saturday. ''n l'1orlda
Ceftl\C'C'titm.for Bo.ton via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah Jan. From Philadelphia via Ocean: Steamship Co.,leaving Philadelphia Jan. 2, u,aa,every tea days
S lit 19 and a6. from regular sailing day via New York to Savannah.tJnnectoa .
> ,for Philadelphia every ten day via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchant:: and Miner Transportation Co., every Tuesday! and Friday,
. Jan. 1d7 ama ?tfc. making' dose connection with S.. F. &W. Ry., for all point in JI1orida.Sa..ftK .
day for Steamship are subject change: without notice. .
The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route;from all points North East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates, stencils and shippinEreeelpts
apply to any agents of the above lines, or to
O. l'. O Vt1NSTrmcManagrr. savannah, K S.VNimiT. Contracting Freight Agent Jack mvllte, I'la. J. II. STKPIIKNS, Contracting Agent, Jacksonville, 1'1...





nLO transit, even to England, is due to The following would be about the would be forced into careful pickingand
UDA JJT.GROWER causes within our control. train of operations between the re handling in the groves.EVOLUTION. .
RMERrRUS. We are behind the age. We work ceiving and shipping doors. The or- .
without system without power, with. anges being received in field boxes, A reliable home market does not
out labor-and timesaving machinery.New quality and value settled; quantitydeterminedprobably yet exist in Florida. Nothing is more
POWERS, Publisher.. appliances must be invented for best by weight
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TKIIMS OF SUIlSCltll'TION rapid, uniform and perfect preparation -would be poured into the hopper oflowerdriven of the orange producers.A .
For One Year .. .. ..........................fa.ooPer so that when the fruit leaves the brushes. The brush
Six Month...... .... .............. ..... 1.00 home market cannot be createdby
In Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3.00 packery we may see it go in full assurance would remove dust, smut and scales, conventions and resolutions, nor by
3jTSulHcriptions in all cows cash in of its safety. This will never and make fancy of many that now any spasmodic revolution. I believeit
zuh'unclNo discount allowed on ones be the case while the orange businessis grade only bright and bright of many can only be evolved out of the pres-
own subscription(except) in a club), but to conducted as at present. shipped as russets. In appearance this ent the establishment
all liberal emu cominihhion will system general -
agents a .
Years: ago, during a warm wet winter polishing would undoubtedly add :ZS.. of
be aflowcHl on all HiilwcripUons obtainedby as soon as possible, packe-
them. Write for term I became convinced of the neces- to 50 cents per box to the commercial ries, somewhat as above outlined. It
5 copies(and one COP free 0 IIIO'H), $ 7.50 sity of value. will require capital and brains but
11" . . . . . . 12.50:; THOROUGH CURING. Passing from the brush the ,
oranges will It is
16 . . . .. . . 15.00 would roll elevator that would pay. the only thing that
Theo mat y' l he either new or old, and My first appliance was racks made of onto an will save the small producers and benefit
may bo collected 1 from any number of masons' laths. These worked well deposit them at the top of the curer, equally the large ones.
ItontotliceH, if the remittance is in a lump enough for a very small ClOp. The[ which they would descend. The in. As we are all earnestly desirous of
num.To. next was a system of five racks, each spector would then cull and grade promoting the common good, I wouldbe
every new t scriber!; or clubraiserwe : ten feet front by five feet back, madeof them. The wrappers-by hand or glad if your correspondents would
will send), )jx)\tpaitl, a copy of Whitner's -
"Gardening) in Florida" or Mooro't AAA shaped moulding set two machine-would follow and place give their views and, if favorable, helpon
'Orange Culture." inches apart. The oranges thus rested them on the sizer ready to be packed, the cause.
Ibitet of advertising on application. on two slats and touched each nailed up, marked and shipped. Next week I will offer some sugges-
Hemittancen,nhoiild IHJ mauo by check, other at two points. The racks couldbe It will be observed that the fruit is tions as to the disposition of drop and
'initial) note money order or registered inclined front only handled by the inspector the
letter to order of to rear or as required cull oranges.
l''lUll:ll Ay) rnviT amnrKit.Jacksonvlllo for loading and unloading. This wrapper and packer. All would be L. H. ARMSTONG.St. .
Fla. was a great advance on the first plan, done with gentleness, neatness and Nicholas, PI*., June aO, 1893
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but i often lounu in COOl, low barometer -- dispatch, the fruit would go to
weather the oranges on the market in the best possible conditionand Rural's Rambling Dots-No. 2.
C and Orc1ard.THE
rope lowest racks quite wet. The moisture most attractive style. Editor Partner and Fruit Grower
--- --- evaporated from the upper tiers had Packers would do well to place Of all the peaches grown in Floridaa
ORANGE BUSINESS. descended and condensed upon those their placard in each box, to be hungup well cultivated and well fertilized
Preparation, Packing: and Shipping below. The movement of the moist. in groceries and on fruit stands. Peento stands at the head, and an un
Hdtter Itorraer and Fruit Grower : ure-laden air was sluggish and down. These placards should have the words cultivated and unfertilized Peento at
As your respected correspondents ward. FLORIDA ORANGES: and under this the foot. There is as much difference
continue their interest on this and The rack system is correct, but the HEALTH AND LUXURY. The rushing between the two as there is between
kindred subjects, permit me to offer a movement of the air and moisture crowds would see this and many chalk and cheese. The Peento has a
few suggestions upon what I deem must be upward and rapid.AN would pause and purchase. Let us very bad reputation. It was gained
the most important section of the or- ORANGE CURER. also have a compilation of best methods years ago when the growers did not
ange problem. The Ethelwold expe- The plan I have been some time of using and receipts for cooking know how to work it. It was small,
rience was really very encouraging.A maturing is to construct say five racksof oranges. Head this tract with HEALTH often not much larger than a coat
large part of the cargo-entire lots fine but open mesh wire cloth. AND LUXURY, and end it with FAMILIES button ; it had a very little splash of
in some cases-came out sound. If These to stand over each other, but ( SHOULD UUY ORANGES UY TilE color ; it was bitter as gall, and had a
all had been equally well prepared inclined in a zigzag way, so that the nox. One, two or three such tractsin hunch or point which insisted on get.
almost all would have come out equal. oranges will roll gently down and pass a box would find their way into ting ripe first. Some times when the
ly well. "What man has done man from one to another until finally a revolving families, be valued and help such to body of the peach was not more than
can. do" is an old proverb. shaft ot! regulated speed will establish a custom of buying by the half ripe this hunch would stick up
THE TRANSATLANTIC MARKET pick them off and deposit them in a box.A like a sore thumb and get hurt as
mutt be assiduously cultivated. It box below. These racks to be en- HOME MARKET CREATED HY LARGE often.
may not i pay for a year or two much closed and this to extend up to a Hut there has come a great changeover ;
above cost. But we shall gain expe- ventilator in the roof. At the bottom PACKERIES. the Peento under cultivation and
rience, and our fruit will grow in will be a fan blower to force up a cur- Several hundred fully equipped proper fertilization. Five years ago
l popularity. The foreign outlet will rent of air equal say to a wind of packeries, located on navigable riversor we used to put 112 peaches in a peck
be a great relief to our home markets. eight miles an hour. The oranges, railroads, in districts three or four crate. This number has been de
The great requisite for both the foreign thus rolling along two or three inchesa miles square, producing 10,000 boxesor creased almost one half; the sizes run
and domestic markets is thorough minute, and constantly changingtheir more, actuated by small power-en this year from 60 to 65. The hunch
preparation. sides to the up current of air, gines, worked by experienced hands, has been cultivated off to a large extent
While the production of oranges has will have their rinds dried out evenly and managed by business men, could ; it is well colored on the outside
increased enormously there has been and sufficiently in three to five hours. do the work for many surrounding and many are blood red inside, the
little improvement in the handling of Should the atmosphere be cold and growers so much better in every way bitter is entirely eliminated and the
them by the mass of growers. Their damp, hot air could be introduced to that a large majority would resort to peach ripens even. When the Peentois
present methods are still primitive and raise the temperature to 80 or 90, them. Many would find sale at the well cultivated and fertilized and
the fruit is often uncured for cash short credit. has of water it is
packed the same as is wafted through the packery spot or plenty everyway sat
smutty, ill wrapped, slack, boxes trees in a sunny day. This would satisfy the needy and isfactory. They netted $1.50 morea
made and marked. The selling those who known bushel than the Bidwell's
roughly With such a curer the picking couldgo prefer a certainty sent on
price is thus discounted before the on, interrupted only by rain, greatlyto to the uncertain consignment. Many the same day to the same city and
fruit leaves the State. At best these the advantage of pickers, packersand growers who do not care to sell at sold by the same firm. The firm that
people cannot do perfect work, be. packery. This curer could be home would send their fruit to be wrote a few years ago "Your little
cause that requires proper buildingswith made of any size. One 10 feet square packed, at a fixed price per box, and Peento peaches are slow sale'! now
a variety of machinery and appliances would have a total surface of 500 then have them sent to the Fruit Exchange writes "Your peaches are very nice
too expensive for even medium square feet, and when full would hold or shipped to their old commission and took top notch."
size groves. Moreover a team 9,000 average size oranges and would merchants. Thus they wouldbe There are two secrets in selling
of trained hands is required.In cure 100 to IZS: boxes per day. relieved of all care beyond pickingand peaches ; first, in raising fine ones;
taking a mental survey of the Fruit for long voyages might require delivery in field boxes at the second, in sorting and packing. A
groves of five hundred to fifteen hun longer treatment. packery. Many northern fruit mer- well ripened peach can be packed so
dred trees within my own horizon I Such an apparatus is patentable, chants would keep agents here to buy it will go to New York and arrive in
do not know of a single packery but if there is any value in it the ready.packed fruit, or, there being a splendid condition.
worthy of the name, and I confess to orange packers are welcome to it for packery at hand, would ten times When to ship peaches is a questionof
being no better than the average. the benefit of the growers. oftener than now buy crops on the much moment As a general thinga
Thus with so many sins of omissionand trees. Other northern dealers would grower will ship ten or twenty cratesto
conunision committed OPERATIONS IN A PACKERY. orders for New York and
against the place standing weekly ship. then sit down and
orange, it is safe to say that, commercially This apparatus, however, would be ments with the packers. wait for returns to see if it will pay to
it is not a delicate, perishable but one of a series necessary for a Packers would do their best to ship more. There is where he makesa
Nit, and that most of the decay in complete packery on a large scale. make high reputations, and growers mistake and loses from eight to tenTIIk




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clays of the best market. This was This is characteristic of all the or. THE --

especially so this year on account of anges that grow on the rich shell hammocks
the season. Our usual shipping; sea of the Silver Spring Run.
son is from the loth of May to the They are not so delicate and thin. S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY

1st of June; this year the season was skinned, however, that they can't be ,
twenty days behind time but the sea wiped off with a soft dry cloth. I JACKSONVILLE FLA.

son in Georgia was up to time and am pretty sure, though, they wouldnot ,
Florida only had a few days of undisputed stand "washing in damp sawdust." HARDWARE AND STOVES
market. But good fruit well I have been sending these orangesto ,
packed held the market after the my friends Missouri, Kentucky
Georgia peaches came in. This season's Kentucky and Virginia for the last
prices dropped rapidly, running six or seven years, and have yet to %111'41'4 Ul.l.411, .
from $2.00 a peck crate to $1.00 i in learn of a box having been receivedin Agents Wo are State! :We Have

ten days.It bad order. One Horse and Twoe A iiUHSK.: HAY\ HAKES\

does not pay to ship peaches to Now, I don't attribute the good In stock.

N. Y. after they drop below $i per carrying of the fruit altogether to BUCKEYEMOWERS ., ft and n /rrl |rr.i peck crate. The express charge is 50 curing, careful handling and wiping .
cents. It costs for crate, picking, off with dry cloths, but am pretty The 6 foot Is suit
< able for use In
packing and taking to depot 25 cents, well satisfied that going in expresscars ; ...' t
.1 rninftlrtf *li>fk nf ii E! il SfSmKS f Css ORANGE GROVES.
especially when you use tissue paper where they have an easy ride, MinrrTM it nit
and excelsior as Rural does. This is has equally as much to do with it. 11rsrra I'nrtoriI'rtrm nn Imnil,at Write for Prices.

a total of 75 cents. At a dollar quo I rode in a freight car once for a
tation one gets pay for his work and hundred miles but I don't want to dot
IzA.1TGL "
$1 a bushel besides. So it will not do again. If you have never had any P1r0'Ws,
.1 full l.h'f"1" ffc/Htlr" for Snmr.Acmo ".
risk after it has be. experience that and think
to shipping gone way a common
Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows the
low the dollar mark. Peaches always is Boy
freight car a thing to
Dixie Cast Plows, and a full line of Farm and Agricultural Implement.
bring in a little money when it is ship delicate oranges in just try it for
of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse
and Hand Tools, sold
most needed, but the long distance to a long distance, and after you have
Send for
factory prices. catalogues.
market requires careful and expensive had the experience of shaking till
this with the bones crack and head almost
packing ; together exorbitant your your
express charges, is a great jerked ofT by the sudden starting
drawback to the industry in Florida. stopping and bumping, you will

Of course it is worth more to transport change your opinion. ,,era
I peaches than potatoes, yet it is But still there are Florida oranges
not reasonable to charge eight timesas thick-skinned and tough enough togo f

much. In April Hural shippedsome as well this way as any other, and
Irish potatoes to Philadelphiaand I rather expect washing in "wet saw ..
the express was $1 per barrel of dust" would benefit them; possiblycoarse
180 pounds. This is :u fraction over sand would do better.I .

34 a cent per pound. In June he am pretty well persuaded, sir, ...
shipped peaches to the same place that when more attention is given to .
and the charge was four cents per curing, wiping off moisture and cull.
pound. Why it should cost eight ing, as Mr. Bid well says "three boxesto

times as much to take peaches to two," shipping by water or by easy .. ., _"-'II'': -- c.
Philadelphia as it does to carry po riding, springy cars, there will be less tatoes to the same place is a problemthat cause of complaint about fruit in bad .' r't_ :: _._ :
Rural must find out-or at least order and we will be well paid for the
loss of the third box-which need not

try.I have no peach or other trees for be lost if it is made into wine or mar-

sale. No ax for the editor to grind, malade. IRRIGATING MACHINERYBOTH
only a desire to give some experience Because an orange is perfectly dry
to show how a poor man may seemingly is no reason why it won't STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.

get along in Florida. sweat and heat after it is packed and, Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers
RURAL. of course, create moisture; thereforetoo
and Galvanized Valves.
Wrought ,
Keuko, Fla. much care cannot be given in
... Hose Etc. Estimates furnished
Fittings, ,
----- properly curing. Oranges are more
Shipping Oranges. subject to this than any other fruit. !1: for Plants put in complete and guaranteed -
Water Partner and Ntutt-Grower:
My I attention was particularly calledto satisfactory. Hand Spraying
Though not a professional orange this matter of heating in my last
packer and only having packed a very oats harvest. A portion of my oats Pumps of every description. Send for

few-just these I send to my familyand were cut dead ripe and lay in the 1 1i Catalogue of How and When to Spray.

friends at a distance-I I am justified hot sun till it was impossible to bind r Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our
in saying I am a successful orange them; I had to wait till the dew beganto 1 machine shop.AGENTS .

packer. fall in the evening. In a day after
My experience has been very limited they were put away they were heavy'
for 1 am not fond of doing some enough from moisture to weigh almost
kinds of work I can get others to do. double. .

But I am satisfied if ten boxes can be When the people of Florida have

{packed and shipped a long distance the courage of their convictions and
successfully a thousand can. A very advocate the State bonding itself for I
important factor, however, in all this eight or ten million dollars and improve
matter, is the manner in which orangesare the inland waterways twothirdsor ,

handled after they are properly three-fourths of the orange and t : _

packed. vegetable crops can be landed at Pa
I am prompted to write this from latka and Jacksonville by water with
reading Mr. Nevins' letter in { :;,:-. _
your out ever touching a railroad, and then -
issue of the loth, and I give it to you be distributed by rail or steamer. ..-- :: --
for just what it is worth.In Then the railroads would not only '" ..: ;...: :-l iJ.- : r- ,.,.
sending fruit to my friends the pr vide proper carriers but make sat FOR
manner in which I cull it would not
isfactory rates. WLNOtV1..ES' STEAM: PU rPS.
admit of more culling.
any CHARLES '\'. CAMPBELL, SR. .\lIl..r. .\.n..1 the Itvrrlvnl.THE .
My I fruit is not "hard, firm and Dtty tliry are
Campo lIo Plantation Co.
tough-skinned on the it is .....
; contrary, ---- ; -- S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY
as delicate and thin.skinned as any in Hams become tainted and filled ,

the State, none more so. |I with vermin for want of care. JACKSONVILLE. FLA.





Circumstances in Grove Culture. tian training sometimes becomes the about twenty trees that either have removal of the night soil, conceivedthe

Editor<< Farmer and Fruit-Grower : sot. "What is one man's meat is had foot-rot for years or else blight. idea of employing muck as an absorbent -

another man's poison," seems to havean Some of the trees evidently begandying and deodorizer in the bucketsof
When Uncas, the last chief of the analogy in orange growing; but back from the ends of the the city's closets. Each pail as it

Mohegans had captured Miantonomoh good food, a soil with plenty of humus, branches, and I can find no traces of is emptied and cleansed is filled with
the sachem of the Narragensetts, the calcined muck. The muck having
thorough cultivation and symmetrical disease at the roots, though trees
he took him to the place of capture been taken from bay heads
i trimming and training are the general are far gone, while others had regularfoot previously
and ended his life by sinking a tomahawk methods that give better promise of rot, gum oozing from lower part adjacent to town and subjected to a

in his skull, and cutting, from success, as moral and Christian train- and above crown roots. Some of I two hours' roasting in an oven. These

the shoulder of the prostrate chiefa ing average better results than neglectin these were badly neglected; have had' pails full of muck are emptied into

slice of flesh, he ate it in the pres- making citizens. a man for half a day on some cuttingout boxes placed in a convenient positionin

ence of his warriors, saying that it GEO. W. HASTINGS, soft rotten wood and picking the closets. An ordinance of the

made his heart strong.It Interlachen, Fla.Pruning worms out of the same. One tree to city directs the throwing of this muck

was an idea of primitive man ... which I called Mr. Dommerich's attention into the pails as they are used, and

that the qualities of the victims cap- I we got a tomato can full of this provision of the ordinance has
the Poach.
tured in battle\ were absorbed by the sawyer worms from. We simply cut been very generally complied with;

victors, and that the courage, skill, As with other fruit-trees, low head- all dead wood out, clean through to the citizens! recognizing the efficacyand

strength and desirable qualities of the ing is advisable in the case of the live wood, tarred the wounds, cleanedthe convenience of this mode of de.
vanished became the capital of the peach and in order to get a strong
dirt away for a foot deep from( the odorizing.
conquerers : hence a sachem's braverywas tree it is also necessary to cut back crown roots and soaked the ground After the night soil combined with
measured the number of scalpsin very hard till the tree is given its desired -
by with insecticide. this muck is taken out of the city to

his belt. shape. After that, a severe I 1 do not know what has caused the grounds provided for its reception, it

In the 19th century we still believe yearly pruning is necessary in orderto injury, fertilizer or something else; is placed in large water-tight vats cow

in the absorption of the good produce good fruit, as peaches but one of my colored men, who has ered with corrugated iron and there
of another but without the grow all their .iruit on )'ear-old wood.A .
qualities been here ten years, told Mr. Dom- left for three months to ferment.It .
death or injury of the one impartingthe very great mistake in peach cultureis merich that it was salt applied sevenor is then taken out, put into barrels
and these benefits are frequently allowing; the tree to bear too early, fertilizer.
gifts; eight If course I had and prepared for market as a
years ago.
received without the knowl- and, even when old enough to bear,
my own opinion about this, but wroteto The excellence of this fertilizing agent
edge of the one imparting, that the in not pruning enough or thinning the Mr.( Swoope. He said he saw has been demonstrated by a numberof

virtue had gone out of him. And in crop properly ; for, in order to get nothing but beneficial results from the most successful fruit and vege

like manner the mistakes of others are size and quality, it is absolutely the salt, and that a carload or two of table growers in this section and it has

copied, or what may not be a mistake necessary to attend to this very care- Canada ashes put on years ago hurt secured the highest encomiums an

"under the circumstances," for one, fully. One of the most successful the grove more than anything else. especially effective fertilizing agent for

may be a great mistake for the copy- peach-growers in California speaks This sick tree business is very important pineapples.The .
thus of pruning the peach: "Thereis
ist. with the
I to a great many, and I knowit utilization of muck
When Dudley W. Adams reaps no danger of pruning a peach tree would be a boon to numbers to refuse of our towns in manufacturing

success in orange growing; by abandoning too much. Cut ofT nine-tenths of all have it discussed fully. fertilizers adds another to South Flor-
wood and will then'
a grove for several years, and the new you HUGH C. ALLEN: ida's important and valuable indus.

leaves his trees like the street gamin, have to thin your peaches. In prun Lake Maitland Fla. tries.Orlando Reporter.GUARANTEED.
ing bearing: trees I leave from 4 to 8..
for information
withou any training or trimming, nor We hope this request
of wood taking care -
inches new ,
the soil in which his trees with
permits will meet a satisfactory re
this the largest healthiest
to leave on ,
grow any acquaintance with plow or the largest limbs always sponse. CUREOR
cultivator. I say his methods (not advice growth, as .
I the finest peaches. It is
i Brother Campbell) will not win produce verycareful pruning and Soapsuds for Orange Troos.I NO PAY.
only by
success unless all the circumstances a contrast in a small Fairer Than This.
thinning out that a peach tree will remain saw great Nothing
correspond with those of the copyist. ; and of grove at Lake Charm belonging to a When wo ay euro we do not mcnn Imply to
produce a
scientific horticulturist vigorous crop stop It for the time being, but a
When our most colored man who does washing (for a
It is an to
fruit every year. error
-Dr. Lyman Phelpsdenouncesor
livelihood. His are set on
inside branches the
cut ofT all as r-'or DY8pt'ptlla,
RhrtintntlMiii Nenrolcl;
detracts from the of nature'smost
limbs as after a few years benches under the orange trees, and llrmlarltr, Coiittmtluu| UUlon..f'. 'Ner-
universal soil restorer, decayed grow up when the suds are changed the tubs Hrr|>lr..iir a, .mt"' "ltMHI
limb with .O..j dliwnleretl
have a long no
you quite 1""I p.t'* im-jiiir from u
vegetable matter, be it in the form of lateral braches. If you will retain are dumped on the ground around the I ""-er. Write fur Tr(;aU_eTealimoniulsuud
dead stable manure or muck, is Wren Haillplu ItottJo of
grass, trees. More or less potash contained
the lateral branches, can cut
it is well to know the circumstancesof ,
in each emptied Everytree
back to from 4 to 8 inches, and still and NEURALGIA CURE to
his methods with the vest pocket where suds had been emptied
you do not cut it back far enough:; to CULLEN & NEWMAN,
article alone, before an attempt is get a dead limb, the sap of which will showed in deep green leaves after the 175 GAY ST., Knoxvlllc Tenn.

made to make an orange grove with- eventually run down into the heart of cold weather, while the balance of -

out nature's great restorer.I the was of a sickly yellow and
the and kill. grove
am a great admirer of Dudley W. When tree peach trees are allowed to their leaves dropped.The to) WOR1 D'S fRIll VISITORS

Adams, Dr. Lyman Phelps and Chas. overbear the fruit soon becomes lesson is obvious. Give 'em
W. Campbell, sr., and know of no much smaller in size and poorer in potash and plenty of it if you desire MOTELFREMCrt,

trio to whom the horticultural in- quality, and the tree becomes en- orange trees with strong constitutions, HARVEY. ILL.
terests of Florida arc more indebted. able to withstand cold and repay the
and the
feebled and to
There are no contributions to the hundredfold for that con.
owner an
attacks of insect pests. When a FOR THIRTY DAYS.
agricultural or horticultural press thatI siderate care they require to do so.
orchard has thus been playedout .
peach Situated on the Grand Trunkand Illinois Central
read with more interest and profit, by over cropping, and the roots of Foot-rot seldom, if ever, attacks a R. R. being convenient to stop without goIng -
and from whom I absorb more or tree that has had sufficient potash into the City,and more accessible to the Pair
the still vigorous it is oftena the itself.This
trees are I Grounds than City
better ideas in the culture of the soil. to cut all the given it to make it healthy. I Highly is a three-tory brick building,cool and
good thing away
Our President's address before very should be airy rooms, with first-class table.
worthy fertilizers
old top and allow a new head to be stimulating never Give a fey days' notice of your Intended visit
the Horticultural Society, and BrotherCampbell's used on .an orange grove. The reaction and we will reserve you a room,meet you at the

criticism both emphasizethe formed. has much the same effect as in four station or six and can guarantee have suite satisfaction.connecting if Partita desirtd.of

subject matter of my little communi Orange Diseases.Rditor toxicatnts taken immoderately by a
cation. (It was written before the man.-Orlando Reporter. CHARLES G. FRENCH, Harvey, 111.
Farmer and Fruit Grower:
Pensacola address was deliverd, so .
that connecting the two was hardly Won't you kindly ask some of your
Use of Calolned Muck. I
pertinent. Some groves are successful subscribers to give us an article on II I CONSUMPTIONSURELY

under clean culture and some on grass blight and die back in orange trees, The importance and advantage of i
various to how using the muck which is so abundant CURED.
failurers under us opinions as
culture, groves To THE KDITOB-Plwxfto inform your readers
Circumstances the above diseases start also cures along the St. Johns river and in the
either or both methods. ; that I hare a positive remedy for tho
have to do with both success according to different opinions This bay heads ot South Florida, as a fer. above named diseane. By Ita timely fate

and failure under both methods, while will be very useful to quite.h numberof tilizing agent, is beinz recognized in thousands of hopeless cases hare been permanently .
subscribers. other directions as well as in Orlando. cured. I shall: bo glad to send
the causes of success or failure are your ; two bottles of remedy tree to of
The utilization of muck in the my any your
I/ F. Dom-
for Mr. : prepa
not apparent to the outside observer, I am manager readers who hare consumption if they will
any more than it is why the man of merich, who bought the Swoope ration of fertilizers has been going on send me their express and post office address.Keapecttully .

character sometimes comes from the place here at Maitland( some two in this city for some time past. :Mr. T. A. Slocum, M.O.,
Bewan the contractor for the No. 183 Pearl Street,New York.
slums and the youth of careful Chris. years ago. I found when I got here Philip ,


ALKX. LITTLE 1'rr.l.lrnt.
I.OCKIIAUT LITTLE Secretary' and Treasurer





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A Special Invitation Extended to All to Visit Our


FJi 1 ER J1 tf RIICIER( FERTILIZERS USED.: TEARINC; TilE VINES LOOSE. well grow cowpeas in large quantitiesfor

The results show a gain from the Vines left undisturbed in every way, the sake of the peas alone; and

use of nitrogen (cottonseed meal) and 35249'; vines not allowed to become when that day does come in the dis

Experiments With Sweet Potatoes. phosphoric acid, and very little, if attached at any> point, 226.85. taut future-we hope very distant-

Last year the Louisiana Experiment any, from the use of muriate of pot. The above is quite contrary to the there is then aIr.. Atkinson living

Station made a number of inter ash, but the experimenters state that I results gotten last season in many he can write with economic truthfulness

esting experiments in sweet potato it was an exceptionally wet season ; other parts of the State. At the Sugar as well as a captivating rhetoric,

culture, of which the results are now and they are not inclined to accept i Experiment Station, New Orleans, about the remarkable value of bean

published in a bulletin. these results as normal. La., the vines were allowed freedom, oil and bean meal. Until then our

TEST OF VARIETIES HEIGHT: OF. RIDGE. and very few potatoes were produced.This farmers will content themselves mostly

In a trench with pine straw, buried, was largely due to the rich soil with a crop of peas large enoughfor
following shows the numberof the yield was 100.54 bushels acre and the wet season causing a great seed purposes, and in utilizing the
bushels per ;
per acre produced by the on the level, 153.56; ridges four growth of vines, which took toot at unquestioned great value of the plant
varieties : inches joint. On classes of soils (for forage and as a land restorer.
high inches every poorer
Barbado Bermuda 1 53.56; eight high, .
Dig Stem 457.19 Jersey Delaware 237.32, 171.01; twelve inches high, 212.89; and those better suited for sweet potato Long Life in Stra wherries.

111.68 Dog River 335.04, sixteen inches high, 219.87; twenty production the natural tendency of An abundance of strawberries is

Golden 209.40, Early inches high, 331.55DISTANCE f the vine was maintained; that of forming most beneficial for the health. It is

Skin 322.76, Georgia 233.83, Gold APPART. tubers only at the base of the vine said to be an excellent purifier for the
97.72, layman 633.18, New
and the yield was increased. Should
Jersey Norton The best results from complexion. The fruit is mainly com
174.50, 537.46, Pump. come plant-the above
result future
kin 272.22, Peabody 544.44, Red ing about fifteen inches apart. I prove by experiments I posed of pure distilled water and free
to be the
Nansemond I. correct, practiceof acid. In old times in England the
600.28, Shanghai or California LENGTH OF SLJP leaving the vines undisturbed could 3i i following formula was used: Take

523.50, Spanish Yam 375.17. Slips of different lengths the only be followed on clean soil.
gave very I eight: to sixteen ounces of fresh
Sugar 237.32, Southern Queen 460.68, Four ..... ,.
following yield: inches long, ---
Vineless 268. Yellow Nansemond ripe strawberries, put them in a pintof
73 167.52; eight inches long, 1 3.56j; Tho South Knows Beane. boiling distilled water, mash and

Ticotea 43.62, Matejito. 169.40, Canal 231.92, twelve inches long, 167.52; sixteen A recent article by Mr.( Edward At- drain through a linen cloth and let

above 257.12.The varieties I inches long, 240.81; twenty inches kinson in the Manufacturers'( Record c cool. Drink of this draught daily

into two classes may be divided I I long, 209.40; twenty-four inches long, asks the question which we answer. It I Iis I throughout the season, as desired.

shape of the leaf., according The cut to leaf'arletiesand the 307.12; whole vines laid in the row, one of those exceedingly readable (One Fontanelle, of Rouen, France,

these covered every fifteen inches, 181 48; and picturesque essays which often who died at the age of one hundred,
\ consideredthe
best for table are whole vines laid in the row, all covered emanate from men with a large funJ was subject to i periodical attack of

Barbado use-are Sugar, but leaves, 216.38. of general information, but with more I fever in the spring, alter he had reachedthe
Georgia and Vine
Spanish, The great difference in the proficiency in rhetoric than
lengthof in
( of
practi- age ninety. He used to :
less, while all the rest have leaves say
entire .
vines used
by growers called forth cal agriculture.Mr. If I can hold out till strawberriescome
or nearly so. Of the table varieties the above experiment, and it will be Atkinson knows the literatureof in I shall get well." It is said
the is
is less Sugar most than desirable, yet i it seen that vines 24 inches long give beans to perfection, but it is equally I that he attributed his advanced age to
which is productive Georgia, I the best result. A length from 16 to apparent that he does not know beans I the free use of strawberries each sea

a very desirable table variety 24 inches is more desirable than from at all-in the South, to wit : tlicowpeas e son. Reduced to ash, the strawberry
and does well all
on nearly classes of r
4 to 12 inches. We heartily with all I is found
soils. agree: i to contain a goodly
Of the second class the proppr-
Hay- !I SOURCE: OF SLIP. he writes as to the very great value of f 1 tion of potash and phosphoric acid,
man heads the list, giving a yield of
63 .18 bushels per acre. This calcu From the terminal end of vine, cowpeas as a forage and green ma1 both 1 essential to health. Strawberries

lation being made 60 poundsper s 307.12; from the center of the vine, nure crop; but when he begins to are so easily grown it seems a wonder
bushel, while as large a variety as 261.75; from thebutt end of the vine, write of the dried pea as a human and 1 every farm garden does not contain a

this, is by most seedmen calculatedat 184.97- animal food and as a source of a valuable i patch large enough for the supply of
The oil, it becomes painfully apparentthat t the family. The is
promiscuous selection of strawberry so
50 pounds bushel. All of the any
results upon sweet per potatoes have been part of the vines, together with vary he is lacking in sound knowledge.The much better when fully ripe that no

calculated a basis of 60 poundsper ing results from plants along the same cowpea does not ripen its seed I :market supplies can be so satisfactory:
bushel.In I row induced us to make a trial as to all at once, or nearly so, as the bean as the home grown.-Prairie Farmer.
I does in the North. It comes along I1 It seems almost of
our last year's results we were the most productive part of the vine, a provision natures

unable to report a fair trial of the terminal, middle or butt, taking twen.t.four with deliberation, ripening the that the strawberry in this bilious climate

Vineiess, but it has been well tested inches of each. The above results through a period of days or weeks, as of Florida should grow so decidedly
co.ton does its bolls and before the acid and last
while ; so months
this apparently conclusive many
year, has proven itself to bea very
last installment
very fine It was planted at must be taken as that of a singletest. ) is ready for the bar I when most needed. Every one should
the same distance as the other varieties i vest the first and second are so ripe f try to save his plants through the moist
that the pods would burst and the contents ordeal of the rainy season. A thick
in our tests but the rows be CUTTING THE VINES HACK. .
may I
be lost in the
operation of cutting, drill row of corn every four feet, run.
very easily placed one foot closer than The general inference was that cut and
curing hauling the haulm.
those of other Hence ning east and west, or a half shade of
any variety. It growsin ting or pinching the vines back was the successive installments have to be|! slats six feet above the ground willis
a bunch form and may be during not profitable unless it be thatthe '
I laboriously picked by hand, which I save most of them, with good drain
very dry seasons, and on (weedy ?) vines were more valuable for forage
expensive work. If we had in Florida age. Two square rods of plants that
soils, cultivated much later in the
than the increased yield of tubers labor as cheap as the ryot of Indiaor run well will give enough for a family
would have been. the coolie of Japan, then we might for the fall setting. .





Beg rwood Preferred. ever sampled north of the Tennesseeor or chicks, and it is also excellent when Boo Moths.
The Louisiana Station
tested number of Experiment with the Ohio. They were from a gar. dusted in the nests. It. may be used There is no way of preventing the

a forage crops den in the Bradford county flatwoods, with fine road dust or coal ashes that wax moth from entering a hive, for
following per acre: Large owned by Mr. E. G. Hill, and which have been carefully sifted, about a she can pass into a hive the same
African millet waya
millet 25,232 pounds; pearl milo has been continuously fertilized for heaping tablespoonful of the powder bee can, and any contrivance that

maize, 21,228 pounds; yellow white milo twelve years with commercial fertilizer being intimately mixed with a quartof would keep the moth out, would keep

25.344 pounds; and that only. the ashes. Hold the hen by the the bees out also. In the early daysof
maize, 29,034 pounds; Egyptian wheat,
legs, head downward, and over the beekeeping in this country there
14,868 pounds Kaffir corn, 9,728
; vessel containing the mixture. Throwa were no moths, but they were introduced

pounds;Jerusalem corn, 8,352 pounds, Poultry: ,
handful of the ashes into the
... ... from Europe later and
Egyptian rice corn, 7,392 pounds; ,.",....,.... committed
Edited by E. W. AMSOEN Ormond. Fla. feathers, close her wings and roll her great havoc among bees.
desmodium molle
(beggarweed), 19-
in the ashes until they cover Neither the
every portion master nor the bees knew
320 pounds; early amber sorghum, More About Gap os.
of the
body. The lice will be how to circumvent their until

1,400' pounds. Although we have not forgotten to killed, or will leave, and if the poultry the invention of the movable ravages frame
These all cured well and furnishan give hints on the prevention and cure
house is then
made clean and the lice hive opened the for their destruc-
excellent fodder, particularly when of gapes, yet so many inquiries have destroyed therein, the hens will remain tion. way

cut up with a machine into small come in as to prompt us to call attention free from lice. If there are moths in colonies

pieces. Stock are particularly fond of I to the subject again. The gapesis your ,
----- intimidate the bees with little smoke
-- -- a
the "beggarweed" and ate it in preference due to the clogging; of the windpipeby
and then lift out a comb and look
to all others. Many of these a cluster of threadlike worms. J1 pial' it

plants are also valuable for the large How they get into the windpipe of the over their carefully white silken, and if you see one of

quantity of seed which they bear. chicks has not been definitely deter- galleries follow it
To Prevent Honey from Candying. with the of
point a These
These seeds, pronounced the equal of mined, but it is believed that they (or
iMitor Farmer and Fruit Grower : grubs are great cowards and
corn by many, were harvested here their eggs) are picked up by the chicks
the I I have something like ten or twelve will stick out their heads and make an
by ubiquitous English sparrow, from the ground. The same condi
and therefore no record can be made tions that serve earthworms seem to gallons of orange honey taken from to .escape. When the comb is

of their value.It be suitable for gapeworms, and thatis my hives in March, 1892, and it is rid of them put it in a clean hive, and

is not too late to sow this yet in a rich, damp or shaded soil; hence, all turning to sugar. How am I to examine another in the same way.

Florida. old farms which fowls have run turn it back and keep it from sugar- When all the combs have been removed -
-... ing? C. A. BOONE. from the hive, examine it and
for are most affected with the
Sanitation vs. tho Pig. Orlando see if there are not cracks and crevices

I In their last bulletin the State germs or eggs of gapeworms.The Nectar of flowers taken into the where they have found lodgment, and
main remedy, known for a cen-
Board of Health says: "It is surpris stomach of bees undergoes certain destroy every one of them, for one
or more, is to draw the
ing to those whose attention has not tury gape- chemical changes before it is finally now means a million before the seasonis
worms from the windpipe with the tuft
been hitherto invited to the subject deposited as honey in the cells of the past. I never think of such a
of a feather, straw, or even a horse-
how much in the domestic householdof comb. But it is well established that thing as a wax moth troubling a colonyof
hair loop, but such method is slow,
that which is known as waste can there is no chemical cnange made in bees. At one time I noticed some
and do always
be destroyed in the stove and thus inexperienced persons not the honey by the bee alter it is de white brood carried out in front of a
succeed of the
to nothing
sanitarily gotten rid of. The trimmings say posited in the comb. But there remains hive, and on lifting out the combs to
time and labor required for a large
of meat, bones, potato peelings number of chicks. in the honey much "water of ascertain the cause, found that the

scraps of bread and vegetables, crystalization," which is the cause bee-moth had found a lodgment
One plan is to place the chicks in a
egg' shells, and even bean soup will of the troublesome tendency toward among the brood, and the bees in
box and dust fine, air slaked lime over
all burn in the stove with no detri-- granulation or candying, and it has order to remove it had cut away the
them them inhale
so as to compel to
ment to the grate and to the great been discovered that it this water is comb around it, and had to destroysome
the lime which dislodges the worms.
of the household. and the is of their own brood to do it.
sanitary properly expelled honey
Another remedy is to give each chick .
We have heard of and have seen a then sealed- up, it can be kept trom Some of the moth grubs had been
drop of spirits of turpentine on a
pretty tidily kept front yard l, adorned one bread crumb. candying for an indefinite time. carried out in .front of the hive, and

with beautiful and rare plants, and a The U. S. Government has lately some small ones were yet on the floor
The is air-
best to
preventive use
back premise that would have shameda issued a bulletin giving the results ot of the hive. The holes in the comb
slaked lime plentifully. Scatter it
Hottcnot from the dirty conditionof some experiments that were tried, un where they had been were plainly
over the ground occupied by
the kitchen area and the piles of der the direction of Prof. C. V. Riley, visible, yet there was not one to be
the chicks and keep all the surround
rotting filth raked in one corner, a the noted entomologist, by Mr. J. H. found in any of the combs. This is
clean. In of meal
neglected pig-stye and barn, too close ings a quart Larrabee, an apiarist in his employ. all the instance that I have known in
mix of and
a teaspoonful turpentine,
for health to the well, probably the moisten the mixture with enough wa From this pamphlet we take the following my own apiary of the moths injuringa

only drinking supply for the whole extract: "The heat of the colony.
form dough.V Feed
ter to a crumbly
family." sun was also tried for purposes ot Black bees in box hives would be
this to the chicks on the first
All this may be good for the health appear evaporation. A shallow pan, 28 by ravaged with these pests. A friendof
of and if it does not effecta
but it is bad for the pig. He can dis- ance gapes 54 inches in size, was filled three mine in the country wanted me to
it will the
pose of all these waste matters to ex- cure probably prevent inches deep with thin honey. This examine her colonies of black bees.
of the At the
difficulty. same
cellent advantage, and if a few tea spread was covered with glass six inches They had framed and built beautiful
time look for the lice
spoonfuls of carbolic acid per weekare always large on above the honey and left in the sun white comb. I IVas surprised( to find
the heads and necks of the chicks.P. .-
given in his slop and sharp lime H. j Jacobs in Farm and Fireside. for four days, when about 5 per cent great grubs of the moth among the

sprinkled about the stye occasionally, "i of moisture was evaporated. As the brood, dwelling peaceably together.

there is no danger either of human or Keeping Eggs honey lies at rest the water rises to Italian bees would have taken them

porcine infection. Of course, nothing No one can preserve eggs if theyare the top, somewhat aiding evaporation.The by the nape of the neck and removed

should be left until it is putrescent before purchased, as there are too many flavor and color are not affectedas them instantly. In a warmer climate

it is thrown into his trough, and risks of securing stale eggs.; If the much as by the method of running moths may be more troublesome thanin

the latter should be thoroughly clean. hens are not with the males, the eggs through); pans. In this way honey a colder one, but in the instance

ed every day ; but a farmer who will keep much more easily than if with 36 per cent and even 40 per mentioned, it was only a few miles

would cast this waste into the stove is they were suitable for hatching. Thereis cent., of water added was evaporatedto distant. It is certainly owing in a

not living up to his opportunities. but one secret in keeping eggs, and the consistency of very thick great measure to the bees of our

-- ---e- -- that is to keep them cool and turn honey in three weeks' time, so thick apiary that we are not troubled with

Tho Possibility of Sweet Corn. them three times a week. If kept in that it has not at this date showed any these pests, for if comb is left in a

''This paper has often contended this manner they will appear fresh signs of granulation. During favorable hive without bees in warm weather,

against the popular delusion that and good for three months after being periods of sunshine a temperature it is soon destroyed. We are careful

sweet corn is impossible in Florida, preserved. of 165 was reached. By this never to leave combs in their way,

at least costs more than it is worth. and if in the of
or method a tank 4 by 6 feet, with six hurry swarming a

The "proof of the pudding is"-the Insect Powder. inches of honey and weighing 1,300 hive containing comb has been over-

cob on the plate. It was Stowell's Never purchase insect! powder unless pounds, should be evaporated 10 per looked and been infested, it is destroyed
there two dozen ears are sure that it is fresh, as the
were you
Evergreen, cent., or from the consistency of at once. Fowls are very fond
in the lot, from seven to nine inches substance loses its value as an insecti-- freshly gathered honey to that of of these grubs and will pick them out

long, completely filled from end to cide with age or e. posure. The best average body, during about two weeksin of the combs, and where they have

end with soft luscious kernels, only comes in sealed tin canisters, of about July or August. the run of the apiary, will catch the

two ears a little marred at the end by one pound each, and sells for about _-_- ...._... moths on the wing.-Prairie Farmer.

the ear.worn1two as nearly perfect seventy.five cents per pound. .

mt&ies of roasting ears as any family I It may be dusted freely on the hens Have you seen our Premium List ? Renew your subscription. now.




plate Jfe/s! and he found that a monster devil fish bruised condition were fed to hogs, I t! per cent, which would be less
had the boat's anchor and was where
making ( those who were fortunate than
...... ... $500 yet they got 551387.
..... out to sea with the boat he
as fast as enough to have
onEThc) young On the other hand, the whites, who
The Fruit and Vegetable Exchangeof could. The monster kept continuallyon vineyards and old ones, too, throughout contribute in taxes over $22,000 receive

Escambia county shipped their first top of the water and carried the the county were lashed into shreds only $17,54910, but little better -

carload of 400 boxes of pears last boat about one and a half miles out and almost denuded of fruit. Corn than two-thirds of what they contribute

week.Pensacola News. hefore the crew could break its hold and cotton suffered to some extcnt.'Ve while the colored people receive -

The ocean rates on pears from and release the anchor.PensacolaNews. hear of only a few buildings being in educational facilities aboutten
Quincy to New York are 48 cents a blown down in the county, two on Dr.W. dollars for every dollar they con

box, 96 cents a barrel; to Jacksonville Mrs. Smith Turner, of Baltimore, L. Moor's plantation and some tribute.

30 cents a box 60 cents a barrel.- who is now visiting her brother, Mr. others further out. Fruit trees as a The following table will show the

Quincy Herald. G. Loutrel Lucas, at Eden was re- rule fared well though many were ; same result in regard to Orlando's

Could market cently in Chicago where she discov. blown down and twisted off.. Alto. school fund ;
to plant more muskmelonsthey ered some fine Egyptian Queen pineapples gether we think we should be thank. Am't school tax paid by

would be profited. There is a which she priced. The energetic ful that the blow served us no worse. white l people.................$3,5384

demand for all that are brought to salesman named them at thirty- Floridian.At Am't school tax paid by colored .

town and no one appears to tire of five cents and commenced discoursing the recent annual meeting of people.................. 56.15
at length about the Indian River
them.-I-ake City Reporter.The the Florida Fruit it
pineapples, how large fine flavored decided was Total.... .................$3 259.89
largest number of to establish somewhere in
pineapplesthat they were etc. Consider his
astonishment Yet there are people who will still
ever left the Indian River in Florida an experimental packing
one when Mrs.
informed insist
finally that Ue: colored people of the
day was on Wednesday, when 3,450 him that she had house; and the matter was left to
a plantationon South are not fairly treated by the
crates left Cocoa over the J., St. A. Indian River and Capt. Hen Dowd of Grand Island.
expected to ship whites, especially in the matter of
& I. R. R'e were informed thatit some 100,000 pines this season.-Ti. After carefully looking into the matter public education.In .
took twent.four take and consultation with the
freight cars te tusville Star. majorityof J collecting the above statisticswe
them off.:-Titusville Ad. ocate. the principal orange growers, who
We are told by who least were gratified to find that of a
men at almost without
Mr. M. W. Cooper the well known exception promisedhim
total of children in the
have 3,743 county
an opportunity of knowing, that their he determined
stockman support, to
ol Leon county, states in between the of six and
the ages twentyone -
the present excessive heretofore establish the packing house at Eustis.
Tallahasseean that at sale of
a undeard of dryness in the | years, there are only thirty three
Everglades, Arrangements for
grade and full blood J Jersey stock forty a building 56x100 who cannot read and
about which the only seventyfive -
dollars a head was realized for even visiting Indians : feet have been made and it will he ,
young who write.
last week spoke of and are astonishedat placed just north of G. D. Clifford'sstore. cannot
grade cows just before first calf, andas
The total
enrollment of the schoolsfor
much is attributable to the Disston drain The Exchange will keep for
as one hundred for
registered of f which
operations on the other 1892 was 2,625, 1,817
age or west sale everything needed for
cows just before third calf. packing
white and
were colored.Orlando
side.'e are informed h}' a gentle. oranges, which will be sold at the 835 -
Mr. S. F. Gibbs ha: peaches: of who resides in j Reporter.
several man B 'y Countrythat same price they are sold by the Exchange J.
varietiesHonc Itidwell'sEarly
portions of the 'glades back of f in Jacksonville with the I

and Red Ceylon-ripening. them are perfectly dry and have been freight here added. The buildingswill
The rats show their appreciation of Our Rural Jiome.
for some time, that were never seen be ready by September ist.-Ens .
delicious fruit
by climbing the with less than a couple of feet of wateron tis Lake Region.Commencing .
trees_and gnawing them as soon as them before.-Juno Sun. Bounty for Ashes.
they begin to ripen.- Melbourne item with the
in Titusville Star. It is generally believed that the we find there were shipped orange from season \Ve heard one day lately of a beau

orange crop in Hernando will be here in round tiful way of keeping in mind a dear
The of 35,000 ,
shipping tomatoes from
'irom 15 to 40 per cent short of last little child who had gone to the better
and of these
cent. sold
Grand Island is for the 90 per were
over season. and the life. When the
year, former if the truit grows parents rallied {from
here and the
While in some cases the growers have large and the latter if it grows small,, brought growers $1.50per the first darkness of bereavement,
made box f. o. b. at home-quite
some money, the crop as a the growth will depend largely a when they had grown a little used to
upon i good showing for a section that
whole in ten
that section has
not been
apaying the season. There have been seasonable the silence, where there had been

l one. We were in hopes our | rains most of the year, and i if I years locomotive ago knew whistle not and the deer sound roamed of a such a melody of the sweet voice and

good brethren on Grand Island j they continue the fruit will ; the bounding
be larger; and step they cast about
grazed where there stand
would have made a barrel of moneyout if the other now them how .
on hand, September to see best they could remember
beautiful homes surrounded
of the tomato business this year. should be dry the fruit will be small. by their little Maud.

Eustis Lake Region.S. The crop will be short for two reasons gardens and and orange groves occupied Over her grave in the cemetery
by a happy
G. Dolive & Co., the well-known : First, because the last crop remained And now the prosperous of people they had placed a simple, small stone,

orange t packers of this city have just on .the trees a month or two is still and orange will crop 1893-94 with her name and the dates of her
larger the
over lastyear's
finished packing ready for shipment longer than usual, and second because go birth and death. They wanted to do
by 8,000 to boxes. I In
about two hundred boxes of fine or- the late cold snap caused the 10,000 much more than this, but they did
addition to this, it has been one of the
anges. They are said by Mr. Silas blooms to fall.-Letter in Times- best vegetable in several-near. not care to spend a large amount of
Dative to have just matured from October Union. years the
. money on mere embellishment of
ly crates of
10,000 cabbage
were sent
blooms. They are delicious in The writer had the privilege of from here, netting the from the narrow house in which their dar

flavor large and juicy fruit, and will going through the grounds of Mr. J. $1.50 to $1.75 per crate growers and about 1 ling had been laid to rest. "It would
doubtless command a high price in 1 have cost so much said the
Merrill at Tropic a few days since, 8,000 I packages of other vegetables, mother
the West, where they are about to be after some
and found so many bCAutifullropicaltrees making in all over or thoughtful balancing of accounts
say 50,000
shi fJ'I-.ed.Orlando Reporter. and "had our daughter been
plants. The peach trees crates of fruit and vegetables within
Pineapple gathering has been quite have a very good crop this year. eight months. The freight on this spared to us for her education, her

lively and many more picked than They are mostly of the }peen to variety. "out-going" stuff must be 30000. clothing, her pleasures and her little

could be shipped. The fact is that One tree of the rose apple showers k Umatilla Letter in Lake Region. I journeys; Christmas and birthday festivals

the transportation facilities are entirely down its fruit in abundance. The t would have made it a little

inadequate. Piles of crates tree resembles the oleander and the As evidence of Orange county'sm more.

have been lying on the wharves and fruit is in appearance like a mediasized more than fair treatment of the col "So much this years|!

scows over a week waiting for transportation yellow guava and has a strong ored race in the matter of educationalfacilities I Now, can we not take this money

but there has not been flavor of rose. It has the peculiarity we give below a comparait and spend it, for just this year, on

boats enough to carry off the crop. of being such a free stone fruit that live statement of the school fund as some little girl of ;11aud's age, some

The crop of this year will be fully rattles when shaken. The seed geminates r* collected by taxation and its proportional child who really needs love and -

double that of last year; but few arrangements easily and the tree Hoes not disbursement among the white piness and advantages which her parents .

seem to have been madeto seem to have any enemies. Thereare and colored schools for the year 1892 : can not give her Let us find

take it away.-Titusville Star. very few bearing trees like it i in White schools......... .......$17.559.10 some dear" child and do this in Maud's

J John Martin, a Portugese fisherman the state. Juno Sun. Colored schools.......:...... 5.513.87 name.The blessed, unselfish thought was

and the owner and master of a The storm of last Thursday played into without much

seine boat known as the T. E. Welles, havoc with the pear crop in this coun.t Total....................23072.97 and put one practice little living child stood delay so,
was anchored outside in the gulf last .. Many bushels were blown from
) A careful estimate made from the far as lavish kindness and generous
night near the beach. All the crew the trees, and they could ill be spared county tax books shows that of the wealth could do, in the place of the
were askep, and suddenly Martin Some of them, however,
shipped total amount expended for school other whose never faded
purposes memory
felt tin; boat shake.. It awoke him t while others being in such a I the colored people paid only from the hearts that loved her. Oner



year has not proved the measure of the plates and bring in the other .

this ungrudging saintly beneficence. dishes. I It is an educating and refining FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. :

They to whom so sweet a suggestion experience for them. **

came, doubtless angel-born, are in- -.....----- -
An Incorporated Homo Association of Ornntro tinmen for marketing Florida Fruit to the
tending to keep on in their good 8100 Reward 8100. best advantage.-<< ,AtYT11O1LIGEiCAPIT.SI.: ;>ftULUi< ).
work, and as time their giftsto HOX MATKUIAL- Tko Kxchanro Is fully prvj''ared to supply boxed and paper onrder.
passes (The readers of this paper will be o Write for price list and term %
the girl who has taken Maud's
pleased to learn that there is at least
place shall be, as nearly as possible, OEO. K. FAIIU1ANKH.\ President.. I). nU.:" S'I .:.\.., Vice-President.. .
what Maud one dreaded disease that science has ALIIKUTAI. IVKS.den'l: Mgr. and Treos. 31. P. TI7KNKIC.: tfccretiirjr.
would have
had if
she DIltlXTOltS-Uco. l t. Fairbanks, Alnchu"Co. Jo:. O. Hill MradfonlCo. .. .
been able to cure in all its and ; ; Dr. : 1-: Pratt
had been spared to them. She will stages, 1111I81101'0 Co.; John C. I Lovo, Luke Co.; fly Cnltcher\Orange Co.; I U.) irrcnteaf. Mural Co.;
that: is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis H. M. Ila T. IMival Co.: A. Uru ly. llrcvard Co.: F. (j. Sampson. Marion Co. ; C. Hillyerr. .
stand to the world in her own lot, developing the Nassau Co.; .John M. Bryant, Osee'Cln Co; H. Ilutchin.! Putnam Co.; M. S. Mo reman St.
in her but all that only! positive cure now knownto Johns Co ; (J. W. Lancaster Volu ia Co.: J. C. Pulot.{ Manatee, Co.
own way, ; the medical fraternity. Catarrh Address all correspondence' to tho horlda .Fruit Kxchanjre: ; Jacksonville, Flo, Stencils,
would have been the right of the dear with full packing and shipping\ instructions, furnished on application.W. .
being a constitutional disease ,
requires -
vanished one shall be freely bestowed
upon her for that dear one's sake. a constitutional treatment.Hall's A. HOURS. K.HTAIILIMIIKII: ) 1H7B.: J. B. noui s.
-- -
Catarrh Cure is taken internally
Beauty will spring from the ashes of acting directly the blood- WILLIAM A.
the old sorrow.-Harper's Bazar.Clock upon BOURS & CO.,
and mucous surfaces of the system,

-e. hereby: destroying the foundation of

011. I I the; diseose, and giving the patient Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
For Our Rural Home : ,
strength by building up the constitution ,

The yankee clock, so universal, and assisting nature in doing its g_:5X5; '.vJe&;'r 13A.Y s... ., J-VOKZMOKVII, l L A..

like all other machinery will get dry work. The proprietors have so much

and run hard without oil. Anyonecan faith in its curative powers that they We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Complo Stock of

Get easily from a oil butcher the old that family part clock.of asheep's case offer that One it Hundred fails to cure.Dollars Send for any for Hay, Corn Oats, Flour Bran Wheat Grits, Meal,

leg; between the knee and the list of testimonians.

foot, break it up and drain out the AddressF. Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.

oil. This will be clear, limpid and J. CHENEY & CO. Toledo 0.I .
durable. to the ends PURE GROUND BONE
Apnly pinions' )''Sold
by Druggists,
with the tip of{ a hen's feather. 7 sc.e Tyoert-flllen Fertilizer Co.
If the pinion holes are gummed up The Amir Fertilizer Co.',''.l1Tre at Jack- ,

wash them out with kerosene oil. I If r rit oniillf, at the auyi/etttian of their Xe\r Star Brand Fertilizers, lBPrr MURIATE OF POTASH

is a p pendulum clock, wet the pinion York office{, and (their Kew, York rif/CM/x! ,

ends with kerosene and win up the ,iimuyuntte' a syttem/ of cut rate on GUARANTIED ANALYSIS. VVt SULPHATE POTASH,

clock. Then take off the ill ayricullnntl chemical after Decemlter \
crutch of
l!th. Thin trill// pre purely an ejcjteriment. Orange Tree and Vegetable r KAINIT Etc

the escapement and the clock will run You had better take advantage( of it while FERTILIZER. ,

down rapidly. Touch! the places it Idxt*. See rut on preys 440. These Fertilizers have ""superior in the market, and a trial will convince.

with more kerosene, then wipe off Send for Catalogue free.

clean and apply the bone oil and the

clock will have its merry youthful tick POTASH SALTS
-- -
Are necessary to produce large crops of good quality.

L. II. ARMSTRONG. E Eftf ETF! ..Lt1 t ,.- High and Low Grade Sulphate of Potash, Muriate of Potash and Kalnlt.

1I 1-I-.. ..4. -...4..- .....-e --..-.....-...... ..--....-r-.....-..-. For Information and Patticular. address
To Haiso tho Pile on Velvet. ,.,- t--..,..w ,,,....:" t.s..trti". GERMAN KALI WORKS,

Place two sticks of wood on the THREE POSTS TO f>,7-! .'* Y,i..,ii4 A'frrrf, New lurk, "'. 1..

table putting between them
two or
three hot irons bottom side. Dampenthe THE HUNDRED FEET. "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN. I TILGIIMAN'S CONDITION POWDFR can be

side of the velvet leiKhtt( !Five (< and -- -- ---- ----- --- ------------ --
wrong passit Spaced Close at the bottom where prowls the To insure insertion in this column advertise Jacksonville, Fla. 5-13-12
back and forth over the irons, obtrusive )ig. Videt top where sweeps ments mutt be accompanied by the money.
wrong side down, until the velvet is the unobstructed!' view. Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. FOR SALH-Uest Stock Pigeons, Carriers
Strength To stop the mad career Postage Stamps received in payment. *. Tumblers, Common and Runts;
dry. The steam rising through the running steeds Count every word!.including name and addrel"-" latter largest pigeon grown; all inquiries with
Though wild with fear -- stamps answered. W. S. FUNK, Lawtey, Fla.
pile will raise it. Now brush lightly liverv foot of every panel 1 a perfect self regulator. FANCY pour.TRYlIowl.and Chicks cheap. 5-13.4t
with a soft whisk or piece of crepe, This is the readymade fence built by the Spray Pump all brass, Sj.oo.
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, 7+ t_ALBERT FRIES. St. Nicholas. FOR SALH-Satsuraa Orange Buds from bear-
and will be -- -
you surprised to see how Mich. iIkY LARGH, KINK TWO TO FOUk-YP.AR- trees at '1.00 per too by mail, or 17 per
nice it looks. I ._ by express. G L. TABEK, Glen St. ,
once successfully -- --. ---- old Orange and Lemon Duds, at $20 per too. Mary
..; t a&RntRK, (bMMr ITfelu. They MUST out of L. Fla. S'13-8t
cleaned a velvet cloak with benzine.I 1).Ie,., Itat A4 .iaa4 Cbiot.J go grove. J. DBHIBUX '
.tend PIU .,**,. 0..'.*** u4 Lakeland, Fla.___ __. f"1PINKAPPLK :_ __ ) advantages for small investments,
I ripped it apart and rinsed it in a llobtrla. C.1lfL: T''clbre4 see "Real Estate Journal" Arcadia Fla.f .
PJ.ANTING.-Wantf'tl, bids for
pail of benzine. If the velvet makes r 8b.u4.,n.. .ru... Vel", ...1&1'c.&I4.. U.\lI'... uS, xx Pineapple Slips during July per year: sample, with state map, 10 cents
L w. 'MITH. ('.. rsa.llla v...a-ea. and August. Address at once, W. I?. PAUOR, I 4-aj-tJtn
benzine look
very dirty, empty it out rabor Lake, Fla._71at I
---- PIGEONShoughtaoldandexchanged.Write .
and rinse in fresh benzine.
again BENTON & UPSON 400 800 GHAI'K FRUIT 8HKDIO for what you want. Stamp for reply.LLOYD .
Hang on the line to dry. In using hugs or Iludded Trees GRANT,._Lady Lake, Fla. 7-24-521
wanted, iVf to 2inch stock f. b., railroad -- -
o. nearest
this go out in the yard with it and JACKSONVILLE, Flifl., station. FRED WAITS, Belleview, Fla. NURSKRY STOCK. All leading varieties sweet

keep as far as possible from the fire, 6-24006t oranges on sour sticks, fine,healthy,cheap.

for benzine is very inflammable. For HOW TO GET YOCR FRUIT. I have n large HRNKST. UoYNTON, Archer. Fla. 3-11-141
-- -- --
IRRIGATING of choice Peaches, Plums and
this reason I seldom recommend the LeConte crop Pear... Peaches ready Japan to ship now; FOR SALH(cashtime or t.adeorance grove,
and timber lands .
!{ RCMLKV, Keuka
Fears and Plums in I will at ,
July. ship peaches:
of it. A in
use lady Fla.
young my any time from now on, f. o. b. express here, at --- 3-II-I61 J
neighborhood tried cleaning kidgloves MACHINERY {1.50 per 4 basket ,H bushel ReferencefirstNational PRINTINGOrrFIT FOR SALK-fjoo will buy
prices on pears and plums. outfit. For further
her hands with p.r-
on Bank of Florida,Jacksonville. Address ticulars address G. II. COUNT, New Smyrna Via.
then to dry them went near the stove. 13O..VII W. 1>. GHIKPINO, Pomona Wholesale Nurseries, 6-24-4t
Macclenny, Baker County, Fla. 6-t{-zt
In an instant her hands were in flames
Steam and Horse Power. G RASS-(JIt1"JJlu,,, Jfl'dult), COSCtll"Y.AS do fine planted during July. 156.
and the flesh came off with the gloves. pennanBnt pasture grass for FloridA ; by mail;It peck freight or ex

-=...t.-- Cuttings at $1.25 a barrel, ff. o. b. 'A'.U, pOWItJtI, press. C. F WALORON Wclaka. Fla. 6-24-21
Lawtey. Fla. f-
The Family Dinner. Pipe, Pipe Fitting, Brass CITY and Golden Queen Suckersnow
ready for delivery. Gao I. RCMRLL
MEAL makes hens Write to H.
The woman who does her own Valve Hose Etc. ANIMAL. Ormoud. Fla., tor information- Orlando, Fla. 6*to-n
--- ----
work, if she be wise, will not often -
DRUGS Medicines Toilet Articles, etc., deliv FOR SALK-Bull Terrier Pups ij weeks
serve more than two courses for din. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES. at your door at retail prices. Send your from Princess; no better blood in
nero Have the dessert dishes all readyon -. ------ orders for sulphur, Whale Oil Soap and Carbolic this country: price S< each;also I pointer pup, 6
.\lUtI\ST WITH Till TISIKM.: Add. A. P. FaiES, Jacksonville. VIa. 6i6t months old fa. Address R. D. BuLL Bradford
the sideboard or a side table. Remove ville. Via 6-10-31

the dinner plates, vegetablesand Full handling course of same instruction, able and and experienced modern methodsof teach AT chicks A SACRIFICE., we offer our To make breeding room Stock for at 1,000 a I
en; careful: moral training, and pupils bargain Black Hens, by Steam.
meat dishes, butter plates, etc., : i pen 4 kangshan one
men* of correct principles and habits, are
young cock P Rock hens, cock
; i pen 9 Drown I : ;2 pens
and then brush the table, if there beam characteristic of to (each) White Leghorn hens, a cocks; i pen S IMPROVED EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR
Drown Leghorn hens, i cock: i 588. Hamburg wan do it.. TboossadsiasticMMfttlofiw.Stioo. .
; pen
crumbs upon ; put on hens i cock; <2 pens < (each) Imperial Pekin ft1 .pJ.._/Vr/tfa...|J>V/.M y.{al i>f.
dessen. If there be children in the Wuynesboro Virginia.Hlcctric Ducks, i Drake. Send for price-list with full UauutMd I.o..t pei.i4 10 batch ftm..c..U&&ebal.latest cud.
light and other modem advantages. particulars, to K. W. AMID :f, Ormond, Fla. f-ftto eg, ,at i..s..t th&Q peee.atas.of an otb.r.
Amity; they can be trained to change Write (for catalogue. 6-j-tf B).Bd 60.tut lUos." C&1cc. tiWoII.Tltti.,.....",W.TIIE .



LOf\tQA\ ( tation lines, will give very low excursion -" For, disguise the fact as we may, the \'

UirffiOWE rates to Fernandina for the two noble industry of the orange groweris ]\'Ial'l\ets.\

days' grand entertainments, July 3 \ yet sufficient only to give a gilded

and 4, consisting ol a firemen's tour edge and an illuminated border to the JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Juno 20.

STEPHEN: POWERS, d"or.P. nament, a yacht regatta, bicycle races, Florida FRUITS AND VKGKTABI.KS.

O. Address, I...wtey. FU. &c. $1,000 in cash prizes are adver- It is quite possible that the impose These are average quotations. Extra choice

CONTENTS. tised. In J Jacksonville, j July 4, there ing pay roll of the Plant System, the lots lots fetch sell lowet.prices above top quotations, while poor

will be a grand inter-State bicycle colossal engines and dredges of the l.emou.llla., .... ........ .. .... 1.50 to a.oo
GRovxAp+ ORCHARD-The Orange Business; for Florida and Disston and the .. Messina... ..... .. .. ... 4.50
Kural's Rambling Dots. NO.2. .. 47 tournament Georgia drainage companies Pineapples,crate. .. ...... ........ a.oo to 3.00
Shipping Orangey. .. ..., . .. .. .. .. 4** riders. The highest rate from any i dazzling splendors of the Stand ird Porto Rico each ......... .30 to .30
Banana, bunch. . .. .. .. .. ... none In market
Grove Culture; Pining. the Peach; Orange point on the (P. C. & P. R. R. will be Oil operations un the east coast, with Potatoes .... ... .. ..... .............. 3.00
1>Diseases Soapsuds for Orange Tree; ...... ...
Calcined;Muck .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. 429 $3.50 for the round trip. their palace cars and hotels of -more Onions Egyptian in s.barrc1lol., loo-lb sack ..... 3.00 3.75

FARMER AND TRUCKRR-Fxperiraents with -e- than Oriental gorgeousness, are a .. ilIa., 3.peck crate... ........ 1.25
Sweet Potatoes; the South Knows Means; little leather Sweet potatoes,bbl... .... ........ a.oo
Long Life to Strawberries .. .. .. 430 A Pleasing Trick. too grand for the purseof Florida cabbage, bbl .. ............ 1.25
Prepared Sanitation the the piney woods legislator to try to Beets, n w.per 100.......... ..........
Beggarweed : vs.. .. Some of our South Florida exchanges bbl .. ... ... ..... .... . 3.00
Sweet Corn
Pig; the Possibility of 431P0VLravGapes keep up with just .... ..... ....
.. .. .... ... .. .... . 43AriARY have a questionable habit ot We are not willing yet. to to the Carrots Turnips,,dozen Fla bunches...............

-To Prevent Honey from Candying; taking matter from our columns and go Parsnips, .. .. .... .. .......... .35
Bee Moths. ... +, .... .. .. .. .... ... 43' lengths of the proverbially optimistic Celery I . .. .. .. .. .. ............... .25to
HOME for Ashes. .. .. crediting it to our respected contemporary i Plants,crate small.. ............ 1.50 to a.oo
Off RURAL tteauty Mr. Illoxham in that
432 the Florida Agriculturist calculating the I Tomatoes. . .. .. .. .. ............... .50 to !.oo

Clock.Oil... ;..Pile.. ..on. ..Velvet. .... .;.The. .. .Family.. .Dinner .... 433 which ,happens to he inihlished a few, last Legislature has not only wipedout Cocoanutn Squashes, ... .. .. .... ..............*.._... 1.35101.30 4.50

BDfTORlAts-rUate Crop Report; Pleasing miles further south. Some. the annual deficit of $50,000 in Peanuts best brand...... ............. .01''"
Trick; Toe Legislature; Crisis at Lake score the State's but has Plums, bu..e.......... 1.50102.00
City... ... ., .. ........ .... .... .. .. ...434 times we are slightly I annoyed ; yet, budget, actually Kelsey, % bu .... ............ .73101.00
What Shall We Drink> Smoking Fifth Severe provided by its wise economy for a Huckleberries.. . ... ....... ..... .08
Test of Satsuma... .. .. .. .. ...;... 435, for the most part, this little bit 01 future healthy surplus." Hut we Cucumbers, crate ... ... ............. .25
legerdemain to Green Corn dozen ...... ............. .15
Weather and Crops; Moon Planting; The transparent seems ....... .. .
Good It Did .. ..... .. .. .. .. .. .. .436 afford so much amusement to our are more than willing, we are anx Peaches.4 carrier: Georgia Florida .............. 1.30to 2.00 a.oo

Novel Use for Old Gloves; To Cure Warts ious, to give credit where credit is Apples, Georgia, carrier..... ........ 1.25101.30
Disinfectant; Earache; Oatmeal and Oranges guileless brethren that we are amusedin due for to Melons per too .. .. .. .... ............17.001018.00
; The New Metal; Where Theie IsWaste turn (for it always us sincere we prefer: speak good Cantaloupes, bbl-crate ............... 3.0010 3.50
.. .. . . . . . . . 437 gives rather than evil of any human being. Sweet Pepper, peck .. .. .... .. ........ .40
5.4 pleasure to be able to give others Giapc, Niagara )O-lb box.......... 2.50
Weather in Jacksonville. pleasure and sound knowledge.Now For these reasons we reproduce with .. Black.... .... .... .......... 2.00
pleasure the greater part of an article Okru, peck .... ................ .35 to .40
if our admirers who pursue this
&i. the Tallahasscean written the
S.S. C oDATE. in on
-n pleasing pastime will only I furnish us POULTRY AND EGGS.
a p. 3so .!! c. Z h {i:: ground by one who seems to know.
CIO *-" n OL: __! each one good, quotable local item If ens.. .... .. ........................ .34 to ..16
- week will Roosters.... ........... .......'..... .30
June 10.... .8t jo 90 72 18 81 0.43 every we freely forgive Tho Crisis at Lako City. Broiler.. .................. ..... .20 to .}O
uneti ... .. No [i7 93 74. 19 84 T them everything. Turkeys, per pound.. .............. 16 to i6}{c
one 22.... ...... TQ 5 95 73 aa 84 o.oo Our information is to the effect that Duck .... ................. ._........ .33to .30
use 2J..... .. .. 78 80 gi 71 21 Ra 0.08 --- ............... .50
une 2-4...... ...Ho 80 89 73 16 81 o.oo Tno Lo&:lslature. the new Board of Trustees have a sen Kggs,. .... ... .. .. ................. .... .u
uneas.... ..8o 70 90 74 116 0.00 timent that the road to
une6. ... ....80 m 95 74 +jU 1&. 000 The fiery phillinirs of that Hotspur, permanent HAY, (1HAIN, KTC.
lies the retirementof
.. ,119.7 -1;: ; i-! '- -; Senator St. Clair Ahramue doing peace only )
Mean *$ ( 19.0182.6 0.51 both the prim ipnls in the late White com small lots.......................: 1.30
In.. DKMAIN, Olwvnrur. good by turning popular sentiment Mixed com, .. ..... .......... ....... 1.23
-.- i in the other direction. The State troubles President Vocuin) and Ii \\"hlteoot", 41 ...r.. ................. 1.83
rector DePass.Unless lixC'l.l'. oats. '* ...... ......... ........ 1.73
Our Advertisers. press, lately so full of denunciation, Hay. No. i, Timothy, small lots... ......... 20.00
Please observe 'that is hears !him the Trustees can demonstrate Wheat bran, small lot.......... ...... ..... 20.00
our paper in voice too like its positively to their own sat- Wheat Middlings, per ton..... ...... ....... 21.00
carrying fully of advertising own." lie overdoes the matter very Ground feed fresh (corn and oats), per sack
a)page: more isfaction that there is such a stale of of too pounds ..... .... .... .... .... ..... ... 1.30
than it was one In tears a I passion to tatlers" and Peed'. meal, in sacks of too pounds, per ton. 23.00Rice
year ago. moves the reader like Ihlaam i hostility between the partisans of the flour, percwt.... ...... .... ....... ...... 90
hard times advVrtisers\ make no experiments to I two officers among the faculu and Pure wheat, per sack of too pounds........ 1.40
speak well of the people whom he Prepared steam cooked cow feed per cwt,
they stick? to journals was called to curse. i students that the apparent triumph of 15o-pound sacks. .. .. ... . .. .. . ..... 1,30
upon Prepared steam cooked horse feed, per cwt,
which they know will pay them. The FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER either would endanger the usefulness I3o-pound sacks. .. . .... .. ...... 1.30
of the institutions their resortto Pearl grits per barrel ... .... ........ ....... 3.10
I in common with many) oilier )pipers Pearl meal per barrel I... . ... .... .... .. .. 3.10
Commendation.From has spoken harshly ol tin late this clumsy horizontal adjustmentwould i. Flour best winter wheat, patent. .. ..... ... ,..85
the letters Legis be an act of moral abdication .I'1ur. extra fancy (family... ...... ....... ,4.23
flattering constant. lature. The refusal to paS1 judicious (Half barrels, either brand, 230 per barrel
ly being received we select two of the a truckling to personal pique. It I extra.)
Railroad Commission bill
: was a bad would be a bit of reasoning akin to Cotton seed meal, bright, per ton.. .. .. ..... 26.00
most recent: piece of work so was the Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal per
"I este'em THE.. FARMER ; neglect to the aboriginal logic which argues that ton . . . . . .. ..NonelnmarkdI'ure
highly ; AND help the Supreme Court nut of its difficulties ground bone fine per ton ...... .. .. 31.00
FRUIT GROWER and consider it a the increase the spirit of( the (alien chieftain will Bone and potash,per ton .... .... .... 33.00
; so was of the will rest easier in the eternal silence German kainit! per ton .... ...... ........ 17.00
tower of strength to the growers. grand jury to fifteen The horse play Land plaster .. ..... .. ..... .. .. ......... 10. O
"Jons FAIIYAS." and the tipsy condition of if the scalp of his principal enemy can Nitrate Soda, jtfc," per pound; per ton.... .. 35.00
<< members
Lake be cast into the gravevith him. Muriate potash, a>jc per pound<< ; per ton... 50.00
on several occasions were bad Sulphate potash 2C per pound; per ton..... 34.00
"I am very much interested in your enough, To demand a double sacrifice Sulphate potash 90 per cent .... ...?_.... 53.00
certainly t the mystifying
valuable and read paragraph would be President Yocum
most paper, every of the Times Union correspond. doing SEEDS, ETC.
number carefully, trying to catch the quite too much honor. He is not a

latest Florida ideas. I read of ent was very unjust-worse than a Seminole lIe is a mild mannered Peas Clay. . .... .... .... .............,.. 1.10
a great description would have been-because .. Whlnpoorwill, ...... ........ ............ i.i9
many that have done well by coming its gentleman who would harm no soul if .. Jltack.. ..... ........... ............. .. 1.4.5
of suggestion of the worst. The in his Black Kye ...................,.... 1.5
to Florida, and I am anxious to makea Legislature behaved in this retained present position. His Red Kipper.... ............... ....... 1.15
success myself and do not wish to respect no decapitation is not at all necessary to .' Conch.. .. .. .... ..... ....... 3.73
worse than that of many a frontier .. Split. .. .. .. ....??....... .. ........ 2.7S
miss a single number. State has often dune and secure the tr-tnquil passing. of the Bean.... .. .. . .... .... ................. 2.40
"\\'. L. PARK. scarcelyany Great Sachem. .. Lima .. .. .. .. ............ ......1.... a.To
worse than: the !House in Washington Pearl Cat Tail millet per pound....... .... ace
Brermrd County. Neither should Director De Pass demand German or Golden millet per bushel. ...... a.oo
has done.A it. doubts his Hungarian grasa, per bushel I........ ......... 2,50
State Crop Report. Solon in his shirt sleeves and Nobody capacityto Rural Branching Dhoura per pound.u...... 230
hold his own with anybody in the White milo ...... aoc
We note with pleasure an improve with his storking feet elevated on top Kaffir corn .. ...... 2nCAmbercaneor.orghum
State, single handed and alone ; and .... .... .
of desk and Joe
in this that is the a vigorously him.
ment report, separ fanning now that he is denied the opportunityof Alfalfa or Lucerne ......... eve
ation of acreage and condition in the self with his hat i is not a spectacle ......... 150
crossing polemic swords with thisptaceul Gold setirice ( ), per bushel.......... a percentages of most of the crops. ministering unto edification ; but thequality he should Genuine red upland oats ......... foe
The comparison is with the of of rural wisdom is not gentleman, not White seed< rice '. ......... 1.25
crop : ask others to strike him down vicariously Beggar weed seed, per pound....... ...... ,75
1892. l Egg plant is the only I crop impaired by the undignified .

having a less acreage than last year display.The CJHOCKIUBH.Butter .

((95)), while all the other showan splendid madness of Wall gilt edge... .. .. .... ............. .. ."a
crops Cheese, full cream ........... ......... .14
increase, tobacco running up to street is scarcely to be looked (for in I ; Cheese J( cream ...................... ..z''#
138. Condition of the councils of sunburned farmers SPRAY4 Kvaporated apricots .... ............... .1$
oranges, 107 ; Kvaporated peaches........... .... ..... .14
lemons, 102 ; pines, 116. and cattle men ; but it is quite I p(/s. Kvaporated apple............... .. ....... .II
Bible that the safe and I tlFI4ll Dried peaches . ...................... .10
---5S5- simple financial MADE BY Dried apples. .. ..... .. ................... jcA
Excursions.The methods of these men were better ; : H EDEMIN SCO. SALEM 0. Currants .... .... ................ .06
Citron. .. ... .. .. ......... ........ .16
F. C. & P. R. R., in connection adapted to a State still in the pig and HENION & HUBBELL Prunes, Turkkb........... . .. ....... .I!
with'Other railroads and pinder of civilization after all. mm m Wtittra Af tstl. CHICAOO. lit. Raisins. L. L. bex........ . . ,.....'.I 90f'tC.
stage Write for Catalogue and T&CATXSC ox tsr& ywg. ., Dry. .... .. ... ......' . ...*..* ..13i



JACKSONVILLE Market, June Notes.20.-Tho plnMp JACKSONVILLE Fruit Exchange, FLA., Juno Bulletin.27.Tele Jacksonville fampa & }K(eu |west f Railway Bi'
|>le t H tM>n i ill now probably nt its meridian grams. 1. Pines bold today 4 cents to ,
; the ijimutity of fniit going forward 16x! ; average 534: cents. Very badly tie.
in taxing to the utmost tho capacity of i cayed.
the !Indian Hiver stoamurH below! the terininiiH I 2. Pines scarce. Small sizes worth 6 Joseph H. Durkcc, Receiver

of the railroad The Fruit Exchange to 10 cents; 50 to GO sizes worth 14 to 16 THE -
handled last week 8C6( packages C l1t8. / ta TP N'e

(2,958 Iiarrel cratwj and ala luilf-Unnvl 1 :3. Car No. 1G6G3: sold for 500.00) ()(), and "/ PI I t + Trunk Line
crater), which was probably over one car 10010()( bold for 503.00: ; averaged :3.55; (J.T.ftK.W.MB ) Tropical
third of the whole quantity of domestic to :8.31 IH.T crate % i,, i, 00+ pine through this city. All 5. Florida pines sold today 7 to 0 cents.A I ;r i Extending southward from Jacl onville, excelin
thttoleore received by rail from Indian car of Bahamas: was sold hero today equipment and service, reach all
Ui\"t r. for freight, being in had order. 't prominent winter and summer
After HO long a I period of Kticc*$fulHhipmeut 5. Pines bold today 83 to 154: cents; \ IOisO f
we regret to state that as a result average 12 cents. t PLEASURE RESORTS
princNilly!{ of the hot weather and Pim! bold this week all showed effects I 1l '
the delay and overripe* of pint's when of excessive heat more or less: ; the pines 4w4 < oljFlorida.) Through-traineorvaco with Parlor,
picktnl. the HhipmentH have not lelon ripen| ; very fast in this hot weather, hence, y Pullman, Buffet, and Sleeping-cars
rtIBl'IlinK.Jru.k lu1\'iltt' in ,good" order.! The prices are bomewhat lower. N ''yw r 4y curry you through

latest returns from the North also! state Regarding tho handling of ripe pines CW t4
that many lockage have arrived in bad we wish to impress') UJKHI our jtntronstlic D. r.t Orange Groves, Fruit Farms,
condit ion. fact that it will not pay to ) the ripe r 9ouu oJ.
The receipts of foreign.; pint havebeen fruit here. This' market is well suppliedand .$.. M c ; Vegetable Gardens
confined to the carrot of the two can at best take but a limited quantity p ...T..,. 9..4,1 I .,
sl'laolta4rn now in ]port, the Kllic: and the and as heavy shipments of liahama ? / .a.,u.. .. i Pineapple Plantations
Citv of Nassau, l lath from the Ikihamanami : pines are coming hero dealers, all being ,
*ch! freighteil with SON( ) dozen.Tliene overripe, this! market for tho next ten '
9w- 1 Mines-
vernal 11i! are lying at the S., F. & days will bo glutted. and! tho same conditions '1 Phosphate
W. wharf where 00 or 70 men are unloading will prevail at nearly all points.
and crating. Tho fruit is coining We therefore caution all shipjHrs to .r b Cocoanut Fields,
out of the hold in letter order than send no rile pirn, as nine cases out often M g Rw / 1 // AND
that we inspected lat week and the they will result" in a loss. ALONG TilE

week !*"fore. It wan dry and does not Se"ernllof.s received hero during tho to arty St. Johns River
4 teem to have gone through a sweat.Tlw past) two days were almost worthless and / ,
undersize: pines' are thrown into a will hardly payFruit ex pelisos.. ;N Indian River
pile and crated-and hold. to the people ,

at $I.M> a cnite. Tho {tucking i ifl done! too Auction Sales. rtrwt,< t; "rnrl4n try Lake Worth,

looHly. Make & Kipley, Boston Juno 20.Fla. .- ,tr arL4JTy Forming a Now Route to

KTEAMEIl Him'MBNTS. pines (0) to 27 cts. .w NAYS, ; .., .w IM! r
The produce moved by the Clyde Line Sgobel; & Day, New York, June 20.- BAY.
the pat week aggregated 4,000 watermelon Fla. pines, (0) to 10 eta. Juno 28.: -Fla.
*, 2,500) crates of vegetable, 850crated :; pines, 4 to 10J cts. Fruit in poor condi Direct Lino to TAMPA, PUNTA CORDA and Gulf Harbors.
of. pintaai ) ().()() feet of tion. YOU TIME,
lamb*'r, 8tKK shingles, :500( ) barrels of E. I* Jcxidsell; June 22.500 crates TROUBLE Y purchasing tickets via Jacksonville Tampa &
naval store*, X501 jmckages miscellaneous Crystal Springs tomatoes, 75c to 115. WI LL {; AND B Kt'Y"l t t It'y. Send for largo map of Florida' .
freight. Of the Ocean Line, the Tallahassee South Water Street Auction Comiwiny' SAVE TRANSFERSR. free by mail, with other information of interest.
June ::O. took out 4,725!: crates Chicago, Juno 20.-378 boxes California
or fruit Pint( and oranges) and ;0,515) : oranges, GrJC to 2.00. June 21.-6G2< boxes B. CABLE, W. B. COFFIN, G. D. ACKERLY
1 rrate of vegetable; the Sate City (to California oranges, C5c to 1.75. Gencrul: (anager. Sni erinteudent. General i'aaacngcr Ajfent.nutations .

Hoston), June 22, 211 1 packages of fruit t Fruit Auction Company, Cincinnati, ...__ ._- ..
and 1.6tM of vegetable; the Nacoochee, Juno J _0'd.) --California I oranges, 1.25to2.20.'!: -
June :28, 8.H48 |>aekage of fruit and Fla. pines, 1 to t1..i cts.California. of Hires' Kootbeer offered for Sovoro Test of tho tS: teuma.
7 .,Iri of the of sale which should b IH carefully avoided.
vegetables; City Ilinninghani It is stated in the Louisiana Experiment
June 25, iH>G I jtackage* of fruit and Fruits. Station Bulletin that the Dai
H.H14 of vegetables; Kansas City, June BOSTON June 21.-Cherries, l0-laund Smoking Fish-A Now Industry. Dai and the Kawachi
27. 2,178) lockage of fruit and 4,525 of boxes :87c to 1.62.; oranges were
With a view to increasing their busi defoliated Baton
vegetable. j NEW YOUR, June 12.-Cherries, 50c( to ness and! giving employment to a large completely at Rougeby
1.85.: ; Apricots, 20-ound| (boxes 1.75 to amount of idle labor Messrs. Warren & a temperature of IQC last winter,

NEW YOKH, Juno 20.( -Penchet*, Nears i 8.80.,. Alexander peaches, 20-{>ound boxes, Co. have added a new branch to their while the Satsuma budded on the
and pitons arriving in ninall quantities.IVache .o..0,J. business--that of smoking fish for shipment Citrus trifoliata retained all of its
*, (;ieorgia, carriers, 1.00 to :8.00; CHIcAno, June 20.-Cherries, 50c to and homo consumption. (foliage.
North Carolina' and Florida, LOO) to 2.00; 1.25; apricots, 1.70 to 2.80.: This department is separate) from that
South Carolina half case 75c to 1.25. in which the fresh fish are handled -
Plums, Georgia and South Carolina, wild What Shall wo Drink? Tho News man was first shown into the Hatch Chickens by Steam.
gooe. LOO to :8.00. Pears (:c'C)rKin. Le building in which the receiving vats are IMPROVED EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR
( k>nte, 2.00 to 4.00 per barrel) and 1.00 The ice serious water is effect well of over indulgencein The thousand located. Here the ih! which are to IK :Will do it. TbooMndfl ta MMMfaloko. I op..
to :too( i ltt'r carrier. Florida grapes. Ni i- subjected to the smoking J process are received .&.pa K I" /ICtMd lWV-Jl.--'v-1.
and one cheap, gassy leverages are IxnrMi'prtewd rttUM l ItatebiK....-
agars |per case, :8.K( to 4.00..aternwl- thoroughly cleaned and tho ed t ..
known to be more or less injurious! to Ixmcs removed. In w' *>f coon Llu. p.nea oot ,
on*. Florida :22.00 to 28.00 JKT 100( : musk- rear of this is a new n 1 e
the health while the mineral waters of .$ .tuttIIiutl i+ .uu....t.w,,..,,111I
1nt'lm..oor. to good, 1.0: to :8.00 |pt'r building erected esiieciallv I ns a smoke
barrel. known nurity and healthfulness are a house. It has two tloors and
The potato market appears to large two
I IHJ easier Southern lbs ranging from luxury'Vhat"shall)vond drink tho reach of but few. windows, which are kept tightly closed WOETII A GUINEA '*;
2,62'II' to 8.25; and Chili lied 2.3712: to we ? during the process of smoking. The w_ BOB >
2.75: ; second: bring 1.75 to 2.12'4, and A I leverage to most the requirementsmust roof i is high and the smoke J passing up-
cull from 1.00 to 1.50.: Onions are in first of all bo absolutely pure and ward through,; the rows of fish suspended|
good demand at :8.50 to5.OO (Southern non-alcoholic. It should posses a medicinal above tho ground, t'8Capl"S through; ventilators
)per barrel) while l baskets bring 2.00 to element to counteract the effects under tho ridge board. PIUS
2.r)(); Egyptians range from 2.50 to 2.75 of the heat and keep) tho order' and When seen yesterday this house W Stilled
bag and Bermuda 1.23' to 1.75 per crate. tho stomach healthful. In to bo with rows of fish undergoing the COVERED WITH A TASTELESS AH*
and it should bo
Florida tomatoes sell at 1.00 to 1.25 ,per palatable refreshing curing process. The smoke was furnished
carrier crate, and jw>or '50c to 75c; Savannah sparkling :and effervescent. Last: but from small fires of oak wood SOLUBLE COA TIMI.
1.00 to 1.:".(). not least, it must lie economical and built on the ground and penetrated every : For SICK HEADACHE
within tho reach of all. A beverage that nook and of the ,
corner building escap-- \S\ Dlxxlaeu, or SirlamlBc U. H. .
fully meets all the above requirements lug the roof.It *4f Woad
PHII.AltSf.ltJIt.Juno 20.-Pineapples, and one that is entitled to more than gradually through S' r la, tad Spoons at the Stomaeht Falai la
requires) from seven to eight days to I.: ta* Back, tiretcl., aid fljUf Pains U U.
1 1orklttiC. IMMP 100 $.00 to 12.00, ; Jx>tacbts. {Kissing mention, is Hires' I toot beer, thoroughly cure the fish. Those in the Uodyt EheamatUa, etc
South Carolina, j I* r 2-basket carrier. 75 manufactured by the Chas. 1-:. Hires Co.. house yesterday had been subjected to i| Tate fotir. Ors or ."o riz of BoMaMa'a
ct$. ((1.00; from corgis; and North Caro of Philadelphia. This preparation{ has smoke for four days and were as sweet Pill.and i* .,., row two tf...., |... iKU.Ire
lina. doer (t.h) o ket carrier, 1..:; to 2.:5: l>een analyzed by the highest authoritiesand z "rft <*(.....*y.*!>"< .;forth pill,,11I..4..,..I
all their ilavor.
asa nut, retaining ) \to and rtmor th. C...., aM MUM b..Uic BO
\vakTiMt4imH (;ieorgia. 100 extra bv them to bo free from
I ir deleterious lot embraced red l snappers grouj ere and 0 more aor UM than* .&ortiter with poUoo- .
23.00: to :S5.U' ); fair to good), 18.00 to 20.00:! (); any substance and absolutely wausans, but it is the intention of soar and Bosiont ? poors, ad tom.tlma
aiitaloujK :*. i>er laurel 2.00 to :3.00; new non-alcoholic; while all physicians acknowledge Meters. Warren & Co. to cure all kinds .ao"h6l)
|K}ut<*. per tmrrel Early Hose. choice, its health giving qualities. of gulf and beach fish: demanded by the ;! or all New drtJEtliu.York Depot rrloe3S W Canal ants 8UCHICKENHATCHING a boz
:too to $.M); fair: to good. 2.50;) to 2.75; It has a delicious! appetizing flavor, is trade.-Pensacola News. r' NA"1S4 1t+t1 N NI N MN/MIW f 1.
culls 1.00 to 1.9ft: other varieties, choice, full of snap, sparkle and effervescence,
:::.;JO to ..$5; fair to good!. 2.00 to 2.2; and i is without peer{ as a refreshment. BY STEAM

ciilta, 1.00 k) ; Maryland( pert A package costing 25 cents at ( It feel weak ...
bunt ,tucket, 2.00 to 2.15; tomatoes, i cer's or druggist's, will make five gallons you
l1 oruU, per' carrier crate choice. to of this great temperance{ drink. Truly and all worn out takeBROWN'S / .
1.301Ue4vt*, Florida fair to good, 75 it answers the 'lul.Ittion'hat shall we |UUnr btmp..a.oto,na4aWe fully rsuoa tsiraowed, ,
cte.fel.9i. dr nk. There are many substitutes and IRON BITTERS JJUMl fend A io.COMMIT.QBiM7.Ul.VJL4.THE for atln.. C tJoca. teo.,


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WEATHER AND CROPS.Far Moon Planting. Tho Good It Did.

I A. A. Crozier, in "Popular Errors Notwithstanding what their detract.
tho Week Ending June 20
1803. About Plants," just published by the ors may say, there was a great deal

Rural Publishing Company, names, done by this Legislature promotive of
Tlw vegetable Hhiptung' BOOMOU' is practically others the instanceof welfare. Confronted as
\ following
) over pocmllv| for tin southern among the general
]wirt of the State Tonmttx arc HtillgtHfitf alleged moon influence: it was at the opening of the session
forward from the central countu, "Pork killed in the new or increaseof with the message of the Governor and (.1 N "'

Mil jwiwH are not very Mtiifuctory. Watermelon I I the moon will not shrink in the potas the report of the Comptroller, showing -

*, cantaloupe forward, (pineapples, ami it will if killed in the old of the that the State was getting behind
,uht's going| in large
i)+*( arc quan-
titi+'s. 1'ottelienare small in ize thin sealMin moon. Calves, or other animals, bornin financial y at the rate of fifty thousand

hut of g 1(4)0.1 returns from tho |ear crop, whichrejxtrted to live and thrive, while if bornin thing was done to increase the taxable
iH to IK tho )largest"", from the tobacco. .
in tlw State. fail orts
growing cl litricU encouraging On all against them. A rail fence that either taxes would have to be in

the whole crop pnHj>ect0 are very Matter built in the old of the moon will soon creased or the State would return to

ing. sink into the ground, while if built at a depreciated scrip basis; on motionof Most AttractiveROUTE
WeMern U..trict-Liht.. ,. showers occurred any other time it will not sink. Shin the Senator from this county, a

1 on two or three days in part of glcs nailed upon a roof in the new of special joint committee of five from
tin district, hut tho majority of correWHHwlcntrt -
report| no rainfall and an the moon will soon throw out the nails. the Senate and seven from the House

abundance of sunshine. Denpite the injury Sheep sheared at that time will yield was appointed to consider the financial DETWKEN: -
emitted by the severe Ktorm of tho heavier fleeces than if sheared at other condition of the State, and to report -

continue 15th in certain favorable.Motions Corn, crop and. reports cotton| periods." by bills, or otherwise, such Florida Points and the North.

need 1 rain. Tobacco growers expect tohwiwe Many farmers, however, who are measures as would relieve the situa TilE

a large cm''). Local. markets are not believers in these superstitious notions
well supplied' ( with melons and {HHicheH. are yet fully convinced that the tion.The committee selected embraced Florida Central and

The maiKeling of a very large |>earerop "change of the moon" brings a changeof i some of the ablest and most thought
is expected{ to I begin in a few days. The the weather. Then hear of I both Houses and they
weather\ wan tine for the (cultivation of we a ful members of ; Peninsular
field) ) cml++t. Melons cotton and corn "wet moon," or a "dry moon,*' according made a thorough investigation and

look well. Highest; temjkrature! 00; to the angle at which the submitted an exhaustive report, givingthe "IA
lowet, (X); mean 8H; average rainfall, moon's horns make their appearancewith line of their investigations and

0.00 reference to the horizon. Il the recommending certain legislation, embodied LIKE CITY, MMCON
Northern Dint net.-The daily excewof
temi,orature averaged, about one and crescent holds water, like a bowl, then in bills submitted with the re
a half degrees for thin dUtrict. Sunshine look out for dry times, but if the cres AND ATU1NTJI,

nearly. normal and alxnit T>0 JKT cent of cent dips, so as to let the water out, port.These bills all passed the House TO -

the usual amount of rainfall which was look out for rains and floods. Another without an exception, but two of them,
oorly difttrihuted. ('roH are doing well Nashville St. Louis and Chicago
| | belief the sheriffs defeated ,
hut I would U. l cnelUted. by heavieridKwers widespread regarding moonis affecting the fees were -
its influence the rise With but one change\ of 1I1t.'CJICI'I, connect
supposed on in the Senate.
in the northeastern( countiett also u ut'}'t antii for NK\V YUUKaixl KANHA8
and hv let. ** rain in HOIIIO of the western and fall of sap in trees. The forest It was through the recommendationof CITY. I'ao Florida Central anti Peninsular
con title*. The watermelon muum in at laws of France at one time, if they do this committee that fire insurance has tho neat y TUO miles of track running through
it.. height i and l xuil markets are wellfttocked the of Tolmrcnfrfio i.,
not now, prohibited cutting taxed in the general
companies were
,) 1 with fine melons which nre .' '"rk j-'II(1I"l'fI'.U fiertlon,
offered" at reasonable price. Corn con- timber during the increase of the revenue bill at one per cent., and life I'ntftt ami Ntrairbrrrii 7imf.,
Oru'f''', lln mi nit n mt !1'inrntntle Country,
tiutim! ]mtiifing. High( t temp. 05; ; moon. Germ n foresters also always insurance companies at two per cent l'lw"p/u,'" It fit.
lowest. 71 ; mean HI average rain, 78. regarded the same rule. I twas on their gross earnings. Before this tin thr IHhrrFinn fillrrr tij>rtH0 and

Central District.-A majority of corrttiondentH thought that the increase of the moon i they were only taxed on their net earn Tlif report light showers HUmt' causes the sap to ascend in the timber, ings. This gives an increased reve- the .'" lf'fl Fluking (Jrounil.
t'ut for pment. crop needs; a few in Hug the tx'st lands for tiilajro greatest variety
the central part report no rain while in and, on the other hand, that its de nue from this source, estimated on the of soils in tho State, and above alt

some of tho counties) Umlering,. on thegulf crease causes the sap to descend. business of last year, of about ten thou Runs over tho Central Rldgoland
notably llill.sU>rounh, complaintIK Timber, therefore, which is cut in the sand dollars. The committee also reported Whoro it Is High and Honlthy.

made on account of too much rain in decrease of the moon will contain less a bill, which became a law, requiring tho Prosperous best freight towns facilities fill its for route any anti Jtro it<
]p4*aet*(. Sunshine nUmt average: ; slight sap, and hence will keep longer thanif the return of the shares of tho Northern markets tend for tho popular
in 'raturt. l'n -
excess temj Ia04! generally ong
doing well. Cane and rice ...-excellent; cut in the increase of the moon. stock of National banks-for taxationas "MY FLORIDA HOME."

]K>tttoeH gmnl; corn it* muttering from The notion most widely believed other moneyed capital. According with its vplrited words and btMiutiful mutioilescrlptivo
drought in nune of the central countie and lived up to in practice, in regardto ta R. G. Dun & Co's publications the of an actual Florida Home, and
In portion uf Hillslionnigli county the the moon influence is that those capital of the National banks ofFlorida| which full ill i sized gotten boat up music in elegant paper stylo,containing-Hlx pagesof also
ground i in rejiorted l soviet th+lt vegetation, plants which bear their edible portion Allowing a a picture of a homo In Florida and a huntingscene.
K4d, and the rainfall too heavy even amounts to $1,300,000. It It mailed on receipt of 10 cents. ((10
for planting out sweet potatoes. but Iloucl above ground should be planted in reduction of $300,000 for the portion stump, to pay oxpcnso>> of dls rtbutton.))
for transplanting orange tree ; tlatlandsoverflowing. the new of the moon, while those of their stock represented by their real free tend) and also note for tho tho towns best on map its' of route.A.O.31ACUONhI.LO.1'Florida. (sent

In. other {portiuntJ of the whose edible part is below ground estate and fixtures heretofore taxed, A..

county( however crops are doing well.Peach should be planted in the old or decrease this gives an addition to the taxable Jacksonville, Fla.
.abash done in counties
*! ; orange
of the moon. A number of values of the State of $1,000,000.The .
more nromising than wiw thought The Florida Central &
earlier in tint' HMOII. Niagara gropes practical experiments have been madeat bill fixing the compensation of

going forward, throve in most Motions. various times to test this belief, and jurors and witnesses, which was also Peninsular R. R. Co.
would IHJ I benefited by[ rain. Highest they, of course, showed that there is reported by this committee, it is esti
teinpeniture i 06; lowest) t. 07; mean' 82; Offers to ShippersThe
rainfall 0.01. no foundation for it. I understandfull mated, will cause an annual saving of

average Sowfoeni District-Slight, excess in well how hard it is for average from fifteen to eighteen thousand dolt Shortest and Quickest Route

temH| rature; sunshine+ deficient! ; showersgetterally persons to force themselves from pre lars. IIETWEEN

heavy, but not very well distributed. conceived or inbred notions and su- The bill authorizing the Governor, FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
amount of tho week
perstitions. The teachings of early THE EAST AND WEST.With .
for the State occurred at Manatee" 8.14: Treasurer and Comptroller to depositthe
youth, whether in keeping with com Improved Ventilated Cars this company -
with banks such
i inches. Heavy trhipmcntM of {pines continue. public moneys on
Is better equipped than to
over ever
Sweet potatoes, still being. plant mon sense or not, will stick to the terms as to security and interest as handlo tho Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
t+((1. Citrus trees doing well. Large majority of people until death. it is estimated will Insure close connections and prompt despatchto
they ,
all Ksteru and Western Markets.
of fine hucklel erries.
crop > Heavy .
four five thousand dollars
thunderstorm caused! slight damage on21M bring or a Through cars to destination with-
{ anal 1 3d.: highest(; temi>eeraturo, 01)I; As a Drink in Fevers year, which has heretofore yielded out change or delay.

Iowtt, 70; mean, 82; average rainfall Har HurnfunrH Achl. riiopliHle.DK. nothing.It Perishable freight followed by wire and
:S.08 kwhes. CHAS. II. S. DAVIS! Meriden, Conn. is also estimated that the bill dis ihlpi-ers advlurd time passing various junction
E. U 17H)tAls, Director. points i and arrival at destination.
.rkft ., says : I have used it as accessory incases allowing fees in cases before commit- All claims for overcharges and loss prompt
} <.ivi11c,121* JII-Re trl 1Sfs.
_.. ..-..... .---- of melancholia and nervous debility ting magistrates, when an indictmentis ly adJuak..i.See .
and as a pleasant and cooling drinkin that your goods are markedvia
found information filed will
Thf 7V** Fertilizer To/u o# aoartlik at file 8uyy(>*ti wk i ami their Viw Yorka "f/6HI", lars annually. :
u'm 5' t apetetx iwf nit C. t.:. TA YIXW. Tray. A'gt Oeata Fla.
ON Many Persons are broken Thus it will be seen from these W. II. TUCK Kit: (!en.AK't) ()rlando, Fla.
aN wn+ ehitHiM"fllt r DtWfnlJt'r dorm from overwork or housebold cares. measures alone by increasing the (1. HOLDRN: Trav. A'!gt{ Le<*bury FU.
111" 7'ftl I trlIll-e l tr4 fHi t+a7oetwrf( +tlt. Urown's Iron Bitters ReOOlldsthe \\.It. PULLKie. Tra'. AVt, Tampa. Fl*.
fiat, kul" better Icrw (f4.1PfltHofgtfJ/( tf' jFtem, aids digestion" Tmevee! exeee! of tile, sources of revenue and decreasingsome Or N.S. PENNINOTON. a Manager .

Jacksonville, Via.W.II
1tHh. 5<*e oil isilxlje 440. and cures malI.ria.1.. tho genuine. of the expenses of the govern. PLEA3ANT3,General Freight Aft.



ment, that the State will make a net sprinkled on the floor and furnitureof I builders use only the best materials-lumber,

gain on its annual income of at least a sick room, are excellent deodor I T h: e "L e S t brick the construction, lime, cement of sand-whatever a building; they goes employ into

forty thousand dollars; but more likely IZers. only the best workmen and pay the best
it will reach fifty thousand. wages; they get better prices for their work than their less careful competitors -
It is true that the legislators might Remedy for Earache."I and always get the best contracts; they paint their work with

have crowned themselves with glory, am afraid I have greatly interfered

in view of the State's financial embar. with my own practice," said a cele- Strictly Pure White Leadmanufactured

rassment, by cutting down their own brated aurist, "by giving the following .

compensation to five dollars a day and advice to many of my friends. At by the "Old Dutch" process of slow corrosion, and with one
five cents mileage in proportion, and the first symptoms of earache let the of the following standard brands:

the pay of their attaches, which would patient lie on the bed with the painfulear ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL" (St. Louis)
F;ECKSTEIN (Cincinnati) KENTUCKY (Louisville)
have further decreased the expenses uppermost. Fold a thick towel and ATLANTIC "
SOUTHERN (St. Louis Chicago) (New York)
about ten thousand dollars for the two and tuck it around the neck ; then COLLIER" (St. Louis "JEWETT"
years. Hut because they did not is no with a teaspoon fill the ear with warm For colors they use the National Lead Company's Pure White Lead Tinting
reason why we should rob them of water. Continue doing this for fifteenor Colors. These colors are sold in small cans, each being sufficient tc tint
twenty-five pounds of Strictly Pure White Lead the desired shade.
credit for what they did.-Tallahas- twenty minutes, The water will
These brands of Strictly Pure White Leadand National Lead Co.'s Tinting Colors, are
sean. fill the ear orifice and flow over on for sale by the most reliable dealers in paints everywhere.If .
the towel. Afterward turn over the you are going to paint it will pay you to send to us for a book containing information
that may save you many a dollar; it will only cost you a postal l card to do so.
Novel Use for Old Gloves. head, let the water run out, and plug
Now that leather forms so impor- the ear with warm glycerine and cot- NATIONAL LEAD CO.,

tant an clement or decorative work ton. This may be done every hour i Droadway.,.New York.
the economical woman will in her until relief is obtained. It is an almost --

day and generation, save up her old invariable cure, and has saved many Whore There is Waste.

gloves of all light tints, because she cases of acute inflammation. The wa. A few hints in that note book in regard -

knows ripping: the wrists and ter should be quite warm, but not too ; to careless wastefulness are well 111:1: JC WAf

washing them up in gasoline she can hot."-Housekeeper's Weekly. worth considering. Waste in the kit.

make the daintiest card cases, book -. S-I-- chen is often very great from apparently -

covers, photograph frames and tobacco Oatmeal and Oranges. trivial sources.In .

pouches in the list. It only needsa No sort of food is better for the cooking meats the water is thrownout

few stitches by the clever needle complexion than oatmeal and oranges. without removing the grease, or ,1
woman, a few strokes of the brush by The finest complexions in the worldare the grease from the dripping pan is f l

the skilled a tist, to transform the those of the I Italian and Spanish thrown away. dKEEP/

cast-off glove into a thing of beauty, if ladies, who live largely on coarse- Scraps of meat are thrown away. -

not a joy forever. And there mightbe grained food and fruit, like the or- Cold potatoes are left to sour and

some one foolish enough to care ange and banana. It is said that the spoil.

all the more for the gift you present fact is becoming appreciated, and that Dried fruits are not looked after and

v because it was made of the gloves some ladies, to acquire and preserve a become wormy.

you had worn-so much sentimenthas good complexion, are living almost Vinegar and sauce are left standingin 1 COOL

ever been attached to a woman's entirely on oranges. Half a dozen tin.
It for woman's left for want of inside, outside and nil tbo way through,
glove. was a glove for breakfast, with a cup of coffee; a Apples are to decay by drinking
that the lover in the poem risked his dozen for lunch, with a glass of milk "sorting over." Root
life in the lion's and it has beena canister is left HIRES'Thin
cage, and a saucer of oatmeal, and a dozen The tea open.
woman's glove that many a knighthas more for supper, with a crust of bread Victuals are left exposed, to he eat Bee r

bound upon his spear for a talis and a sip of tea, may not be high living en by the mice. U: uji creatTemperance UuultbfUl', uj U U drink plejuuQt.; Try 1U
man in the lists of honor and glory. in the proper sense of the word, Bones of meat and carcases of turkeys "- --

-eTa but such_a course of diet_will bring a are thrown away, when they :
Ouro Warts. I complexion of peach and ivory which could be used in making good soups. Gained 15 Ponnds.I

Pass a clean, bright, new pin I will drive almost any belle out ot her Sugar, tea, coffee and rice are care- ,I .
through the wart, and then hold it so head with env-St Louis Globe- lessly spilled in the handling. baTO been a great fttifferer fromTorpid
LAYer tul J.Y8.tepe'a.| }:v rjrtliliiff :
you can apply one end of the pin to Democrat. Soap is left to dissolve and waste in I I ...dlaalrreed"UbmeauUl&
the flame of a lamp; hold it there until .4- the water. I began taking

the wart fries under the action of the The Now Metal in the Kitchen. Dish towels are used for dish cloths.

heat. A wart so treated will take Aluminum, "silver of clay," has Towels are used for holders. '

S final leave. A wart with a slender already made its appearance in the Brooms are not hung up. Tutt's Pills i

root may be destroyed by fastening form of butter dishes, tea-strainers, More coal is burned than necessaryby !
around it a silk thread or horsehair. cracker-jars and many other table not arranging dampers when not

After it drops off the roots should be utensils. It will not corrode or tar using the fire. I can now. digest any kind of foodsn.rerharr
touched with caustic to it atiea prevent nish in the presence of coal gas or Lights are left burning when not eel fifteen it on ml* In weight.'
growing again. Hard warts should be of W.C. fil'll L)UJLTZK: Columbia,8,C.
anything else, except one or two used.
cut off smoothly with a knife or sharp the most powerful acids. It is only Tin dishes are not properly cleansedand SOLD EVERYWHERB.19&vTc. __
scissors, and then caustic applied to half the price of silver and is more dried.
their roots to destroy them. Warts .
durable. It possesses every qualityof Good new brooms are used in scrubbing .
also be cured by touching repeatedly -
may recommendation. It is as easily kitchen floors.

with lunar caustic, blue vitriol kept clean kept as porcelain, retains Silver spoons are used in scraping i tt 1O.moa:i W AH U...,-a..u..,.OOLO MAT CD.
or chloride of zinc.-Dr. GeorgeM. the heat as well as copper, and is exceedingly kettles. .1'I'tf Ul.JO4T Cw"l I*WII&.rrrJ.M4.r...._..w._..4
.... .
1. Beard. wholesome for general use. Cream is left to mould and spoil. ......,ar nu.T. ...-GtA&UTUD..tU. tell r.......("r"""'".
_e_ I bt..) It....AIIJUCAt r,............ kraraakat.
Its beauty, artistically, remains to be Mustard is left to spoil in the cruse, S ....... '-r-'" .... 5.M... ta.ratra .
Meaning of Words. j ..... ......N.sq ...... w .tr1..1
hs .
decided. ....p$4..j......,..............A.,1it.s
etc. .,........ ...........
Whatever meaning is conveyed by at'" "'t1I.IU.! "i-a!
...--_ the leaking 0 ......w............., II' ...14"'.....CnA." .
Pickles become spoiled by -
words must be a meaning within the ti' .AGI'Tt.--! .
Theiinf f 'rlili'rCo.'RojJl/ / scope of the mind hearing them. tit Hit *Hyf/! *'*//iiM of their AVir of salt and RORIRT II.ISQtRaOLL A i5*.,
Pork spoils for want C* TOBTUXBT ST.,SKIT IOU OtT.
the ofa
Words cannot convey thought pork o111rc ami their AVir. } Irk lrllla! ,
-- -
thinker to a no-thinker, of a largely trill/ itun,({/untte a xyttem of cut, rats on beef, because the brine wants scalding. The IIRMT.1IACJIIINBRT
molds and is eaten by mice and TOOL In UM work! for
Dcccmltcr Cheese
tills 'ultunrl ('bemic'Hrfl'r B ORE
aspiring and self-discontented soul to I lyr uccMdi tur la thU bo.laas-alw' '
/..5Thin will l lie purely In e.rperimtllt. and vermin. Horso Powors
satisfied with his
a creature poverty, i ,
Yon !had Letter takeutlt'anlIUeof it while Tea and coffee are injured on WELLS
and counting his meapre faculty the I I it lasts. See ad. onjwyc ..J.l. pots Stoam Engines,
human standard. Neither will they the stove. Pumps &Valves,
--------- -- --- Woodenware is unscalded and left trop Fit*u d FltUnctW.n Sap.
readily reveal the mind of one old in AGENTS S50 to SIOOi : DRILL ter.Ilofwct and rviUbU work
thought to one who has lately begunto La4t,...,,...... Ikoet.u.,,..... f'.e4.'J to warp and crack. O&&Iocu IIW1.t'"-.
S < aenry.b....,pUet.f.b.d.-.r hit And and on indefinitely andit LOOMYrH.OHIO.EVAPORATOR,
think.-George Macdonald.[ tae par reu4. .....*I-fertri..!. .
.S .all kiada.rtljblm.ebl..r.Cb.eprap..erea.yrtb. that the of the mistress
rs is important eye -- -
An Agreeable Disinfectant ",'''s'. s.rt MVtBf .CMBMMd. ..... eon UiUatly...u.uOf .. be ever vigilant, no matter how CD II IT
Sprinkle fresh ground coffee on a ,;j ..... pampa.....fui...",..*.. ca.jvvdenr... aoiwlMM.K UMIlirUiM. competent the "help" may be consid. i 1 1 U I I THE ZIMMERMAN
r %* Jf.'I* -kse.ra.a.d. Te
burn &.IB*f>crU* lease....).. O.arIVvttu > ered or how thorough the housekeeper. The Mtandrtf Sfarbln*
shovel of hot or sugar on sawM" i....... etrntan rr... Difftrttl tit ssl, ... iil.ttrat4 Ctlc. r...
hot coals. Vinegar boiled with myrrh, n'.I-.wnuuo d co..x.r.......0. j I Jenness-Miller Monthly. TUX ULYMY&K Lko.1 VfOUkt*fO,UI..*U.0TIIi .


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Manufacturing interests for prosperity. Now, don't you,
a Southern planter, consider it your duty to patronize
Southern Manufacturers, everything being equal ?

The manufacturers of ATLANTA PLOWS guaranteeto

MAKE everything equal. .






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SAVANNAH LINE.Time Clyde Steamship Co.


53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and HEW YORK, CHARLESTON HMD FbORIDM UNES.

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. ..._._-_..Lw


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Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class 25.60 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Kxcursion, 143.50;
steerage, $12.50.

Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.30; Steerage, $14.2$ y R a- .:.
The magnificent Steamships this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
(Central or tp' Meridian Time.)

City of Augusta..... .................. ..... ........... .........Sunday, July 2d, 7.ooa.m both ways :
City of Illrinlnjliam.............................. ..... .........Tuesday, July 4th, 7.30 p.m From (STANDARD TIMB.)
Kansas City.. ......................... ........... .................Friday, July 7th. 12.00 n'n Pier New York. From Jacksonville,
TallahasM.......... ............................ .......... ...... ....Sunday, July 9th, i.oop.ra ( 29, It R.) STUAMKR FlorliU.
City of Friday May 26th, at 3 p m."ALGOti'QU1N.Thursday, une 1st, at Sao: a mTuesday
City of Augusta..1'ue lUrinlMgliaiu .. ............... .......... ........... .........Friday day,, July July nth I4th, tOO p.m. May 3oth at 3 pm......... "IROQUOIS".Sunday, une 4th, at 7:3001:
Kansas City.......... ......................... ......................Sunday, uly i6th, 7.00a.m Friday June 2\1at 3 pm."SRMINOLE".Thursday.... une _that lijoa: ra
Tallah..*........ ............ ..... ......................... .... .... ...Tuesday, July iSth, 7.oop.m Tuesday Frida une 6th, at J pm..AI.GONQUIN.... ..... .. Sunday, une 11th,at 1.30pm
City Augusta .. .. ....... .................... .. .. .. Friday July aist, 120 n'n une 9th, at 3 pm .. ... "IROQUOIS"" ... Thursday, tjthat 530a m
City of Itlrinlngluuii................................... ?............Sunday July 23d 12.30 p.m Tuesday, une ijth, at 3 pm.......... "SKMINOLF.; ......... Sunday, June i that 8:00am:
Kansas City......................................... .................Tuesday, 25th, 3.30 p.m Friday, une 16th,at 3 pm. "ALGONQUIN".... ......Thursday, 2x1, at 12:00: n'n
Tallahassrci .......... .... .... ........ ... ........ .... ..... Friday,jUlY 28th, 5.ooa.rn Tuesday une 2oth at 3 pln..CIIHROKHH.... .... .. .....Sunday, 5th, at lyopm
of Friday 2jd,at 3 pm "IROQUOIS"Tur Thursday, 29th. at ixnam:
City Augusta..Sunday, 30h, 6.00a.m !ld.ay, June 27th,at 3 pm... .... "SHM1NOLK" ..,....Sunday, June Jd, at 630am:
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Friday June3oth, at 3-pm..CJlUROKHK".Thuraday- _. -- -- July 6tb, at 10:00: m

C ate Clty................................................ .. ..........Thursday, July 6th, 10.30 a.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.For
City of Mnrou.............. ..... .... ... ... ........ .... ..Thursday, July I3th 5.30 p.m .
/3a/e City...... .. .................... . . .. .. ... .Thursday, July moll, to 30 a.m
City of Maron.... .... .... ......... ......... .... .. .. ..... .. .. Thursday, July 27tb, 4.30 p.m Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

( Ship doe NOT' Carry Passengers.) Steamers are appointed to sail as follows:

I)t>ftoug .. ............................... ......... ........... .......Tuesday, July 6th, 10.30 a.m cc I V"'e1.Llacle,99" :
Drssoug................................................. ............ Sunday July i6th, 7.00 a.m
Drssouc........................................... ........... ......Wednesday, July 26th, 4.00 p.m Capt. W. A. SHAW.
From Jacksonvilie-Tuesdaya and Saturdays at S.OO p.m.; returning,leave Sanford Thursdaysand
THESE PALACE STEAMERS Mondays at 5.00 a.m.
cc 'Vell'1.1cf.1.,"
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line), offer to the Capt. LEO VOGEL.
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. From Jacksonville! -Mondays and Thursdays at 5.00 p.m.; returning leave Sanford Wednesdaysand
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, Kast and Northwest via Saturdays at S.oo a.m.
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St, Jacksonville
B. R. PRICK; Sol. Agent. W. II. LUCAS, Fla. Pass Agent
71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. West Bay Street, Jacksonville }SI. II. C'LYm:, Assistant Traffic )Manager Bowling Green, New York.
Til U. T. i:U!Y.IC.; Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York.
Soliciting Agent, 71 W. Hay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
R. L. WALKER Agent C. G. ANDHRSON Agent .\. .1. L'OLi:. Tas{.enger Agent ,Howling Green New York.F. .
New Pier No.35 North River New York. City Kxchange Building Savannah, Ga. M. I nus\1: uscau.: Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville. Pla.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents Lewis' Wharf, Boston. JOHN I.. HOXVAKI, Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla.J. .
W. f? JAMBS Agent 13 S. Third Street Philadelphia.J. A. I.liSMK, Superintendent, foot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla.WM. .
D. 1IASHAGKN Kastern Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 P. CLYDE & CO. Gen'l Agents
A. DeW SAMPSON General Agent W. 1$. ARNOLD Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., Jacksonville, Flai ,
306 Washington st.. Boon. W. II. R1IHTT. GeneralAgent, 12 South' lnlaware.tvrnue. l'hllattl.I.hl. 5 Howling_ Or n>n.. New York.
For Tickets apply to S. F. & W. Railway office. :31? Broadway New York.Bowkes .
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'" J
IIJWKAHTKR all fowla sent
.t" ;Sa 1-1 from my ,yards, by express
/' +a... I will I go at one-hal1 the former
i ........ rates-a great saving to my customers
This I is by special I arrangement -
L and is confined to
Grower. fowls from my yards.
1 We are the largest breeder of
I II thoroughbred poultry Florida.
Come and see our stock or send
I ,for our illustrated catalogue and
FIRM FRUIT that holds until it is price list of 14 varieties.
BRIGHT, on Poultry supplies of all kinds.

; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of a.. and Incubators Bone Mills and, Clover Brooders Cutters Shell

both tree and fruit are the results reported by large -\ .-'f Boiled Wire Netting Blood Desiccated and Bone to Fish mater and

and experienced planters in Florida who are using hens lay.
this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the :
w .Sell .+, r W. AMSDEN,
proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper : Ormond, Pla

proportions, all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. I -
President. VIco-Prealdent


, GROWEIt are also special complete Fertilizers, CAPITAL $100,000.

carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes '

i 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

9 Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
Send for Illustrated Catalogue, Free. ._.
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nnurvrQ FERTILIZER ( A. M. BOND, CENT. AGENT, it ----- -.--
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
Jas. P. Taliaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogors, W. M. Davidson,
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.






.,' Having pushed our business during the season of '92 and '93 beyond 1 all competitors) in this State, increasing our sales this season

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

our business out into Northern, Eastern, Southern and! Western States, we arc now arranging to vastly increase our handling and shipping

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

complete have added Muriate; of 'otash-this form of potash being the most universally used, being tho cheapest kind per unit of pure

potash, Kj 0, and for the majority of crops can be used to decided advantage. Send for circulars giving full information, showing the

relative values of the different Potash Salts per unit of puro Potash, 1 K3 0, based on shipments f. o. Jacksonville. These comparative)

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

Farmer and Fruit-Grower; they are based on the opinions of the German Syndicate and their authorized representatives, therefore absolutely -

impartial and of great benefit to all agriculturists. This sheet will be promptly mailed to you by mentioning this pnpor l (lad nel.



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Will load in Fernandina( about November 1, to bo followed by \ It is my intention to build a largo packing.houso in Jacksonville
a second about November 15, provided( sufficient support is pledged and I desire to obtain the opinion of growers of Florida oranges
to warrant 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 will' upon in the event I do this. I shall bo prepared to pack tho fruit
support the project to further direct shipments to England, as it is in bulk or in field boxes and pack it up in the host and most careful
necessary to have these: promises in order to go ahead and( definitely manner for the account of the growers. 1
arrange for the steamers. I request correspondence on tho above two points, as tho time isIt
] is my intention this season to materially better the steamer very short for tho necessary details for carrying out this project, most
and the details of the loading of the vessel], and also to have the vital to the Florida growers in view of the probable) ) orange crop that
proceeds of the sales in the hands of the shippers of lots of 100 boxes will have to be marketed) this cOining season.
and 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 the growers desire me to do so. Further de-

tails regarding! the project will IKJ cheerfully furnished upon written E. L. GOODSELL.PHILADELPHIA ;
application. 1

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cq Dock Street 8 O 15 Philpot Lane, C
&ts8000 OMMO eo< 0 flvtzecs OMnOOOOOON'') &e eGeo.

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.c tV.. /,, n BUHn R1Hoo CD=C. B. Darling Fertilizer Go., FRUIT WRAPPERS, a

co flM vituwinfev; ..cog Put up In packages of 1,000;every abed numbered
consecutively i to 1,000.
4c I lAW Price Good Work. Full Count.


B. WEEKS State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla. Montgomery St.,Jersey City, N.J.
o No. 8 llostwlck ISIoek, Corner Hay and)Maln Streets9rnd
oC cg.. for Pocket Memoranda Hook. ,T
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for catalogue and price llt.
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PONCE('LO'IRu DE+edonthe LEON LAWNS HOTEL, OF St. Augustine THE- Pineapple Plants from the West Indies i Thomaavllle, CJa.WCI '
make good winter pasturage and evergreen; -
lawns. Medicago or Spotted Metlick: roc quart.t
f4.5 P .
per:bushel L l MlttI" D A".I'waI J.,.
solicited. ..,
Pull stock of reliable garden and field seeds. Correspondence Wl UtI'1M'";HNtJItf 9. .,.A*. WHI
Send catalogue.
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