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 8, 1893
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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University of Florida
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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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Buy of the Weil-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN ONE MILLION FREE RIDE FRUIT TO BEE TREES

Will take R. R.fare from
bill of
tree to all who will
SATSUMA ORANGES, 1 ot double R. fare come to Nursery and!purchase to amount
hardy and early. OLIVES and APRICOTS. R. Coin: during fruit MMKIOII. To thou who
cannot will
come send
PEARS all kind immense stock. FIGS and of fruit and cut mast on receipt of loc kind to nain pie
MUU1KRRIK8.: per ,
{ my pmtage packing etc Fruit
PKACIIHS 60 varieties, of crop large and
new and old. complete varieties adapted to Florida.
rOMKGRANATHS. Send for Sam pi
PLUMS" en and know what to from
best expect
Japan and native sorts. tree you buy. SI>rcLdtll: !
CAMPHOR.TRKKS. Persimmons, .
PERSIMMONS varieties price-ust ,, Feache Pears and Grafted; Roses.<<
o Pomona
JAPAN tested.! TEXAS U I RJU.r.A. apphcation.
good supply, all leading kind GR M\'U.J.HA Wholesale Nurseries.
) } CANS, best Paper-Shelt variety.
WALNUTS. English, Japan and California. CITRUS MAGNOLIA TRIPOI.IATA.GRANI>lItl.ORA. W. D. G IFFING.; Proprietor.
Cn { TNUT8.Japan very fine. ROSKS ." .
50 varieties .f'I""II, l"f'
We hare other
kinds -- --
lots ef ---
-- them-write for what you want. ---- -

For five roars |jet> mmnlos\ of fruit }have been sent, free of charge, on applica N DO YOU KNOW : 1
tion : :
and will bo this year: out otirex >erieiico and information urrftlVxr'r 1r } ECONOMIC
year lorality is worth much f. | as to adaptability to v the'iropics and warm climates the I r wor1ct'
more Wo have lif,
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< car< < from
our own orchards that the ch
one ( broached'
me just
variety of which YOU KNOW by our HortfculUU -
we shipped 400 buslu!* in 1887, and this is but ono of the hun t i turit wa* a rend I
dreds of varieties t.'t"ft.J.rc have built in our establishment > Some Florida AllY N G FACT
our reputation on fine ttock I 1 J people up to 1 I
-- the
Mime people) times know
my Jft4jfaeftf.t An Ex-Governor of Florida and are quietly taking advantage! of the
( writers: "They beautiort of get I i of opportunity
are and soadimnOdy t tig rare plants us. We can supply Aloe. Ramboo
)pack ex 1 as to shame a novice in the business namon, Coffee. halbergia, Camphor
mill HXOOt-Caritl'lCU., Garbo
even who .. Sisal
many pretend 1 ( ) Iron
to be
f'j ,
exerts. Jujube Kola, I. jfwocxl, Mahogany( Nutmeg, dive,Orange, Pepper,
Prompt and careful) J '" Quercus, Rice-paper strychnine, Ten, upas Vanilla.
( attention to ror I.'ud Xylo-
$polldonce. Prices reasonable. ma, Yucca,
free. Address<< Catalogue Zingiber plants and hundreds of other *.
Send for
our large catalogue which tells all about it.ItKAKOKKK.

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-- ----- Glen St. Mary, Fla. ......... -- -" ISKOS.- Oiicco. --- ."111.



FRUITS you want your ground covered during the hot
Wo re ectfiilly solicit summer month, can
] } shipments of Fruits and '.cbrct hlcs. you
1 We are now making xi fjoeiaHy of no better than I plant this variety. Plant ono quart i per acre.

Omit .toolc' IN Irrcu froak1 11'uw11r..

PINEAPPI*{ES Pint, 20 cents; quart, -10 cents
post-paid; i peck, $1.00; bushel, $3.75, by
and invite freight or express, not postpaid.!!
correspondence on Markets and Prospects.

Jloforcnoei by Icrmilon--A. 31.\ Ives, };sq., Jacksonville ; National Shoo Large Stock of Whippoorwill,, H. G. HASTINGS & CO.
and lieather. Bank Kcw Clay and
: York; the V olusin County Bank, DoLaml, Fla., unci l the bushel/ o. b.10Wlll'ea"atSI..50pt'r ,
CoHimerdal.Loan and..Trust Co., Chicago, 159 Southrntcr. St.
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: Contain a list and!description of the Choicest and! Mot Profitable varieties! of the Citrus
-lHAJ.F.RS IN ramiiy, which we have selected from
over one hundred different varieties and tested
in grown by u*
our extensive
experience seventeen years' We carry one of

Coal, Hay,. Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in tho United States.Send 4))

J ACJC"'ON'P'lr.r.J.- --' 11'r.A. circulars. Address R. W, PIERCE.NURSERIES .
gqn t Ifill. LAk CkL. 1I1.s.
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'Jtlv.J.IST OF \\ HISKiVtl : III

r I'arkrr. $ 75' 1\1"rt In Kyr............... ............*:t 00 OF THE
Omnc>> : Vi llt>y. 2 oo Vlrcinla (r.lHile .............. ........ 4 00
Sprinff' Valley. 3 BO I"Mil Itourlmn ........................ .... A 00
North Carolina 2 ftO Kentucky !Sour Marh .... ............ lO() Milwaukee Florida
Cliftt n Club .. )lcllhtk..r.... ............... ......... A OPOO Dnaqge o.
Kfontr *e A'elvet.............. .. 86
JujpiKtr. : One gallon ate; two g 1Ion,5oc.; three gallon, 75<". Remit fry pot office[lmonel Selected strains of Choic*lt'aridlclo'' Citrus Fruit Tree a Specialty
ord<<,du-ek or reeitMed I letter. We cannot *hip C.O. D to dry town.. Iltutding Wood fur safe. at all time
A complete price list o(Grocerie.and Wine lit, ent free on application. Our stock: U large and complete. PROMPT: ATTKN HON TO CORRKSPONDIWCK.
; For Catalogue and Price-U.t, address
-- --- ----- Manager, Dunedin, Fla.



But tfce demand bring greeter than the supply we had to let our "Ad." take a rwt. Can now A full line of the leading varieties of Orange & Lemon Trees at rock.ottorn
"ft4r a Mmkcd number of geed tree ; can aUo furnish a few thousand other bet varieties on prices. AddressDEER
hert netk ,at living prices. New is the time to ptant. Addresa .


ORLANDO, FLA. Oakland, Orange Co., 1 lu. s:



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A good spraying outfit and a reliable Insecticide are essential to successful oningo growing as tho harrow and fertilizers.Parmor .-

Fgeith awl Fruit Grower.USE .


It ias the only- l eliable49

Surely ont ti\"o and) cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mite, aleyrodes, nnguil-
lulu, moving scale and! fungus growths. It I is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of the orange and the wilt of tho pineapple.

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

outfits in great variety at manufacturers prices. .

Corrospondoncc) solicits

E. BEAN .:

Jacksonville, Fla


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

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

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

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

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 tree

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

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

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

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

will also kill the other insects that may be moving on the trees.
For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application.Price .

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

(McMASTER & MILLER San Mateo and Citra Fla.


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The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

and Sanford S., P.A W. between Jacksonville.t. .
between Tampa ; Ry.
and South
The attcJL 3n n ounprn*t t.directed to the Plant S. S.Line( between lltvana. Key West and Tampa between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchants and Minersrrtnspartatiou
Savannah and Charleston and Ocean Steamship
and Savannah :
\ '"i1te. lUinbridge Hirer Junction and all North and Northwest.
all In l Florida points
Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fastest and most prompt line between point
Receivers and Shipper Will Profit by the Following Uuparalleled ConnedlonuJ.'Onrll
UOUXI service from all points North and West via Albany, Balnbridjre,Tesnp
I fast freight
andSavannah. Double daily ;
Double. daily fart freight service for all points West via Albany Jesup Bainbridge and Savannah to all points in Florida ut freight trains both via Gainesville' ,Jacksonville,C' Bay
all rail connection via the Atlantic Coat Line to all Kartern, Interior and han and Live Oak. 'from New
faftt'freight sailing
ally Washington and Providence. I Four ship a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company
Cent point,including New Yotk, f.toD/I! Philadelphia Baltimore Savannah York(New Pierjs.North River)direct for Savannah Friday Saturday,Monday and Wednesday
week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company and*.
Hmir a The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston ta w
irhiays Two,connections Saturdays, Mondays a week for and Baltimore Wednesdays.via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, j Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with (fait freight trains foi all pointsleaving
Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. leaving Savannah Jan. in Florida.From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,1eanne Philadelphia Jan.a, n,sa.every ten days
Steamship Company
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah from regular Mailing day via New York to Savannah.
S. it, 10 and ad. leaving Savannah From Baltimore via: Merchants and Miners'Transportation Co., every Tuwday and Friday
Connections for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company making clone connection with S.,F.flt W. Ry.,for all points In Florida.
Jan. 7 I'and 7th..
Sailtag days for Steamships are subject tochanjte without notice. '
East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates,stencils and shipping
The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route:from all points .
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines,or to ,Jacksonville,Fla
flaw W. 31. DAVIDSON, (lea'11'assenger Aft.
F. II. J.\ Division Freight. Afient.Savaniiah.
J- OWHNS.TramcSIanager. .
O. ,
Jacksonville .Jr442
Fla. J. II STEPHENS! Contracting: Agent
F S. KMflllT, Contracting FreIght.lgent.Jacksnvllle.!



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and when it rotted down he had it Oull and Drop Oranges. Last winter I made a five al1on
LO.IDA i iTGROWERRr4RrRU spaded in or hoed in at the extremitiesof Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower demijohn of sweet orange wine in the

the roots. :Muck was spaded inj; In a former article I made some way hereinafter described. A poundand

ashes and potash were sprinkled on suggestions in regard to the preparation a half of sugar to the gallon of
Finally a sweet and wholesome soil of oranges for market, labor and juice was used. The fermentationwas

S. POWERS- --, -Publisher.-- -- -.-- was created and the trees have a time saving appliances, and the crea. complete in a few weeks, and the
TERNS OF SUHSCKITTION healthy foliage and a good crop of tion of a home market by the estab wine is good and appears to be sound.It .

Per Per Six One)Year ...'2.00 fruit when right over the fence an lishment of hundreds of well.equipped fined quickly. Orange juice is not
In Foreign Countries 3.00 i.oo orange tree will die in six weeks. packinghouses.There very rich in sugar, and two pounds

GjTSubscriptions in nil cases cash in As "Rural" says of the Peentos, is, however, one disturbing may be necessary. The juice has so
advance. No discount allowed on one's of the LeConte if element in the orange business that much flavor and aroma that some per
own Hult cri ption( in club), but to so pear; properly
except be eliminated viz. double and with
treated it is ought : Dropsin sons even triple
all agenta a liberal cash commission will pretty good-very good-
l he allowed on all subscriptions obtained not the best in the world, but still the grove and culls in the packery. water, and yet make a good wine.
by them. Write for terms. excellent-but if not, it is next to These are too good to be thrown away,' For domestic wine making, demijohns
5 copitM,. i (and one copy free 6 motH s),$ 7.50 nothing. A very shrewd fruit merchant yet damaging to pack with good fruit, are best. There is no leakage,
11 12.501C : of New York said to the writer to which latter there is a great tempta no exposure to the air, and fermentation -
15.00 I tion. Besides in seasons of large can be pushed with safety in a
Th '?$o may b lx either new or old, and I a few days ago, "If your people crop
may d IHJ collected from any number of would pick the LeContes just at the they add to the evils of glutted markets. high atmospheric temperature. This
IKJbwfIlce>( if the remittance inn lump right time, keep them two or three What !shall be done with them ? rapid fermentation, however, must be
mini; days in a dark place, then wrap themso The following are a few of the waysof done so as to exclude; all outer air
To every new subscriber or clulv-raiser using and getting full value for and yet allow free exit for the
wo will wend of Whitner's as to have them still in the dark gas.
jtotstpaid, a -
"Gardening in Florida,. or 3loore'stlOmnge and ship them under some other name them : For this insert a goose quill or tube in
' Culture." than LeConte, they would bring two ORANGE PEEL AND ITS OIL. the cork and on this slip and tie a
Hates of advertising on application. piece of J(inch rubber pipe some ten
or three times the money they will if With something like an apple parer
Remittances should lie by check,
mauo inches Fill the
long. demijohn not
note. money order or registered shipped as LeContes in the ordinaryway. the yellow part of the rind can be
letter .' There is of moral quite full. You may set the demijohnnear
to order ofF a slight tinge quickly removed for drying or extracting
IlJl HIl AX1) FltVlT GIlt)JJPl ll.Jacksonville obliquity in this hint as to suppressingthe the oil. There is great use of the kitchen stove for a short

Fla. name, yet the suggestion is not dried orange peel in all of the popular while to hasten fermentation. When
this seal the cork and tube
indefensible. Both "Le begins on
altogether bitters. We can prepare the peel for
Conte" and "Peento" have tight: with wax, and turn the rubber
Grove and Orchard come to such use much thinner, cleaner and
into small bottle of
pipe a water.
clownish and if
signify a thing; a better than that from present sources.
bright man, a genius, takes hold! of There are four ways of convertingthe There will not be the least danger of
Editorial Notes.A acetic fermentation. When the
them he make such wonderful gas
can a expressed juice into valuable
very successful horticulturist was transformation in their real qualitiesthat ducts. pro. bubbles entirely cease, the wine is
once asked whether a certain varietyof ready for fining.
he would seem to have as much SODA WATER SYRUP.
fruit would do better on the south right to change the name of his fruit- I have thus briefly described this
slope of the hill or the north slope. for commercial purposes merelyaswould The strained, clarified juice can be simple, rapid and safe way of wine
He replied that the slope of the man the man who commits forgeryand simmered down and prepared for use making because it is so well adaptedto
had more to do with it than that of then to a new and at soda fountains. This makes a fine this warm climate. It originatedin
goes country
the hill. changes his name in the hope of living syrup that would soon take high rank Germany in connection with exper

Ralph Waldo Emerson used to say, down his youthful misdeeds. among the fruit flavors. iments to bring the juice of imperfectly
never read a new book until it is a There is a house in New York that ripened grapes to the standard by reducing -
year old at least. This would be good THINNING PEAcHEs.-An exchange manufactures and sells at high prices the acid with water and adding

advice as to new trees and new vege which we cannot name objects to the too soda water syrups from strawberries, grape sugar.
tables. Try one. Let the gudgeonstry common practice of omitting the thin. raspberries, oranges, etc., and to Anyone desiring full particulars of
hundreds. If the article has merit ning of the peach crop tilt the stones prove them genuine they do not take the experiments, processes and resultsof
you will soon hear of it from somebody are fully formed. The greatest strain out the pulp and seeds of the berriesnor this method is referred to the U. S.

else besides the tree peddler. asserted( to be on the tree while the the vesicles of the orange. This Agricultural Report of 1858 or '59.

Some of the Lawtcy housekeepershave stones are forming, and at that time doubles the product and profit, but I tried it thirty years ago on wild
discovered that it is a good the trees are overtaxed. To avoid this this refuse matter being left in is all grapes, fermenting the pulp, seeds

combination to can LeConte very pears mistake, the fruit is thinned as soon as wrong.If and skins, and made a delicious fruity

and pineapples together. The set, and two weeks afterward. The these people can buy oranges wine.Where
pearsare and make a profit much better nfuch wine is made
not very rich and the pines fruit remaining swells up rapidly, and can we glucose
plement their deficiency Theycan sup. the trees are enabled to make good do with our cheap but good refuse (grape suga) is better and cheaperthan
fruit the sale of such a wouldbe It ferments
in the ordinary whicheveris growth for another season. syrup cane sugar. more
up way enormous, as the whole of the perfectly and makes a more dry and
ripe first, and when the other fruitis
MONEY FROM SMALL FRUIT.-E. Z. United States would be a marketfor attenuated wine.
ready they mix them together heat.
W. views in the it. Glucose is much used wine
gives some very just by
ing both as Or, if both fruitsare
New England Farmer. lIe has in ORANGE JELLY. makers, brewers, confectioners and
at together, they can be
mixed and canned together. One lady time past realized from two up to eight The juice can be easily converted adulterating refined cane sugar, and
hundred dollars per acre from straw into and though made from potato starch or
has tried canning pineapples cold, sim an elegant jelly, transparent
ply sugaring them down so as to cover berries; but the time for large profits of delicate flavor. corn meal is chemically identical with
from small fruits has since
long past, grape sugar.
them with juice and putting them
up .
and will be One of MARMALADE.For
never seen again. CONCLUSION.
without heating. The result of the
experiment yet remains to be seen. the greatest mistakes which would-be this the juice and pulp are used.
make is think that if Every large packery could at
Its success is certainly to be hopedfor growers to one One never sits down to a breakfast or orange
as a pineapple does not lend itselfto acre will bring in a net profit of two supper table in the hotels of Scotland small outlay have appliances for usingup

cookery as well as most other fruits. .. hundred dollars, twenty five acres will without finding several kinds of mar- culls and drop oranges, in someone
produce twenty.five times as much malade, prominent among them being or more of these ways, or an outsider
Growers in this State are frequently profit. It would no doubt, provided that from sour-bitter ortnges.Iarma.: could do it. A new industry wouldbe

annoyed by a spot or two of "dead there were twenty-five times as much lade made from our rich oranges, tine created to save what is now almost .
soil" in an otherwise fine grovethatis expended in cultivation, etc., but there tured with the flavor of the peel or a total loss. Full value wouldgo

a small spot where on account of seldom is, and that is where the trouble with a portion of sour orange, could to the grower and a fair profit to
hardpan, quicksand or some poisonousacid comes in. The cultivation of the strawberry be so cheaply furnished that the hotels the packery, with much advantage to
in the soil or sub-soil, trees will pays far better than any ordinary here would adopt it.WINE.. the orange trade.In .
not flourish but are continually troubled field crop, though it naturally costs view of the ever increasing

with dieback. We have in mind more to secure it, the outlay for plants, orange production of glutted markets

such a grove-a handsome propertyfor cultivation harvesting, packing, etc., The foregoing ought to absorb all and consequent low prices', it seems to
the most part, but deformed by far exceeding per acre that expendedon Florida oranges unsuitable for ship. me important to start and push vigor

two or three such places-the owner corn, wheat or oats per acre. ping. If not, as a last resort, a superior ously the manufacture of these by
of which has worked faithfully for -----e- -- .. and very cheap wine, resembling products, viz.: orange peel, soda
seven years and has at last overcome It you feel weak sherry, can be made from them. water syrup, jelly, marmalade and
the trouble. He has carted in vege. and all worn out takeBROWN'S To avoid hardness of flavor the wine. That they will be profitable
table matter by the ton, wire-grass, juice should be cleared of all vesicles cannot be doubted, and that culls and

broom grass, briers, palmetto, etc., IRON BITTERS and pulp. drops will soon be insufficient to sup-


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the demand, so that when ship. This is about the argument of the THE -

p'IM-oranges fall below paying prices, companies, the policy and principle '
the ]tower grades may be retained at they pursue.
hoMe. The problem the peach-growers ;i
l,. H. ARMSTRONG, have to face is excessive transporta.tion i ,

St. Nicholas, Fla., June 25, 1893. charges. It costs $2.50 to I lay FLA.
down a bushel of peaches in New ,
Rural'a Rambling Dots-No. 3.IWUir York and $1.80 in Baltimore. When HARDWARE AND STOVES
termer and PruH-Grower: they sell in Baltimore for $2.50a ,

The greatest drawback Florida has bushel, the net, a tcr commis
in the way of peach raising is the sions, is but Co cents. This will .
heavy transportation charges and unreliable e4A.v .'%IIJ4'4 SUl..J411 4.
not pay as the picking and packing
service. People complain We are Stnte3 :IWe Have
will cost that. When they run $4 Agents 4
about it, mass meetings resolve againstit and $5 per bushel at the beginning One and Two hOuSE 1111 RAKES

editors and correspondents write ol the season there is something left Horse a In'stock.
about it, but that is all the good it
(for the grower; but when we strike BUCKEYEMOWERS ft ami (Ifft tmtd.Tho6 .
does. Railroad men have no hearts
; the average of the season the grower 'a
they don't care what you say about does not realize more than $1.50 per foot If iult-
them; you can scald them and roast bushel. If we could put our peachesin
.1 fotnjtttlf stars tif41wrrr i ORANGE GROVES.
them, but they are mum; they never New York at $i a bushel the it mlJlrjMilr
reply this is the only defence they on Jni ml tilJ'nrtory
; growers could make money, but as it 1'rlrra. Write for Prices.
have-holding their jaw. The principal is the returns are too small for the
reason is they have nothing to investment and the will
if they happen to their industry 'J:' ] x ...lS ...tN Gnp I-4 0 ,V s,"
say; open gradually go out as far as growing .
A Full Lin of JtrjHtlrji for Sntrtr.Acme .
mouths to reply they are gone; if they peaches for New York is concerned,
Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, tho Boy
would only their point they
argue unless the lowered .
would be wound up in no time, and I claim rates the are transportation materially.One com. Dixie Cast Plows, and a full lino of Farm and Agricultural Implement I

soon see the error of their ways. I IT'ke panics make to their agents is that of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools, sold
at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
other day one railroad man lost
"the labor in these lines to the northis
his head. lie undertook to reply to high-priced, which makes what

a grievance made by an Illinois man; appear excessive charges una.oida.

it was a bad job. He was soon sorry 1 b'c.' If this were the case it is very

he wrote it, and perhaps sorry he ever unfortunate for the grower as well as
knew how to write. What he thoughtwas the consumer. But is this trik? Is

a just argument as to why the it true that the excessive charges arc

rates made by railroads should be required to pay the operating expensesof
maintained proved by the writingsof the road? If it were true there
editors and correspondents to be
might be some excuse in the overcharge
false and unbusiness like, and he, as at least we would know that

the boys say, was knocked out on the the men who perform the labor were

first lie, and will remain out when being well paid. But it is not true,

the game is called. as the men are not paid more than
Tne argument used is: The roads other lines pay for similar services.It ,
must pay expenses, and as they have is the officers who are overpaid, I .
only so much to carry, the rate must be and Rural could easily show where ...
fixed them. I If for instance I: .,.lL-II' --
PNiiL Vrt.AN"r.iR
to cover thousands and thousands of dollarsgo -- _____J: ': -
ten cars of freight day net $500,
per to persons whose services could be ,
and $500 are required from that branch dispensed with, as they act only as a
I IM.T day, with other incomes, to pay figure head, and a wooden one woulddo
the running expenses of the road, about as well and cost much less. IRRIGATING MACHINERYBOTH
should the business drop to five cars En. RUMLEV.

per day the rate must be doubled to Keuka. Fla. STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.

secure the amount required. No effortis Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers
Japan Plums-815 a Bushel.
made to secure other hut iness. One
of the writers in the above mentionedcase These plums begin to ripen early in Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves.

presented this story as an illustration June, some of them in July, and the I Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnished

of the policy of the transportation latest of all (the Kelsey) in August. for Plants put in complete and guaranteed -

companies: Gathered when they begin to color l satisfactory. Hand Spraying

Once upon( a time a man kept a hotel up, wrapped and packed carefully, Send for
in Ohio. A railroad being built they stand long transportation and will t Pumps of every description.

near by cut off his trade entirely. arrive at distant markets in prime con Catalogue of How and When to. Spray.

About two years afterwards a well- dition. We have been advised that Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our..
dressed drummer selling some patent two third,bushel boxes shipped to Chi. machine shop.
whirligig stopped with the landlordover cago from Hammond early in June,

night, and next morning{; he called I sold at $5 per box or at the rate of 1..
for his bill The landlord, in a pleas I$15 per bushel.

ant sort of a way, said: "A man who This magnificent fruit, however, :1 \_ ... _
runs a hotel ought to get pay for it, has some faults and the principal one
hadn't he?" is their liability to overbear. We have

"Oh, yes; certainly, certainly," replied seen three-year.old Botans and Kel- 6
the drummer. seys so loaded that there seemed to be

"He ought to make a fair living, more fruit than leaves. This would
hadn't he?" continued the land ord. I suggest the wisdom 0.. a severe thinning wS

"0f course he had," put in the I first to prevent the tree from becoming S

stranger. stunted, and secondly to increase

$300 a year is not too much for the size of the fruit. ,

running a hotel like this, is it, In regard to the stocks the Mariannais : -:-:;" .-"'""* --
stranger?" generally preferred as being more -. rt ;;:- -

"No, that's' very low indeed, very likely to be longer lived, but it is said: AGENTS FOR
low," put in the drummer. thedo equally as well on their own '
"Well, stranger, that will be about roots. We have also grown them on
the site of your bill. You are the first peach stock, but our impression is thatin ,.\ the I/ajr thrr are Jte ely.I.

man who has stopped here in two case this is used the trees, like the THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY .

years. Two threes equals $600-the peach, would have a short existence, ,
ameunt of your bill." besides would be liable to the attacks JACKSONVILLE. FLA.


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of the borer, the bane of peach cul as a bright-fruit producer. The pineapples where I was told it never showed that :an Indian River or an Orlando
ture. In conclusion, the Times. : :are the only things that are up itself in the orchard, and for a time I pineapple rower never would attemptto
Democrat would advise our horticul to the average standard of growth. thought it true, but alas! we are confronted I. eat it. Two years ago the Black
tural friends to notice particularly the We have noted before the excellence now by the sight of many nearly Antigua and the White Antigua cameto
varieties above, also several others, of the picking= of the Italian I ruined orchards. us; they were wonders, weighing
the Normand Japan and Bailey, witha fruit. It is in a measure true of the' The cause, I fear, has never up to twenty and twenty-five pounds, and
view of future planting, for we be. California packing. The box usedis this time been satisfactorily solved; they have turned out to be one of the
lieve there is a bonanza for them in similar to the Florida box, although but my experience leads me to believe' most worthless in use. The Black
these oriental plums.-N. O. Times. made of different wood.A we can guard against it to a great ex. Jamaica is one of the best pines grown;
Democrat solid head is used and on every tent. 1 find that the tree can be in- is large, and most excellent in quality.
box we saw the firm name of the jured by kindness, and the rule here I have seen plants, quite a large plotin
CHICAGO LETERB-NO. III. packer prominently displayed. Theyare with the average grower to crowd his one place on Indian River, that
Uditor Fanner and Fruit Grower: not ashamed of their fruit or pack trees by feeding them all, and in many came to the planter from Jamaica: ,
Before coming here we heard many ing. The boxes are received in good cases more, highly condensed nitrogenous -I named Black Jamaica and they are
reports of extortionate charges in every condition, and perfectly dry. Boxes fertilizer than the trees could this same little, worthless Ripley in
department. We have found nothingof are nailed with wire nails and strappedthe consume, is conducive of the diseaseis question. A year ago parties started
the kind. One can spend here as same as in Florida. All orangesas shown by the fact that the trees thus quite a trade in these Ripleys from
much or as little as one chooses. If taken from the boxes show a perfect treated :are more subject to blight than Jamaica.
he wishes to pay $10 a day for boardhe shape and arc not mashed out of shapeas those not fed so highly. 'hen I commenced I saw several plots of them at differ
will find stylish hotels to accom the Floridas so often are, yet the my orchard here I was in very ent points on Indian River and Lake
modate him. In that respect he can fuitr received is firm in the box. The poor health, not strong enough to do Worth; usually there were two, :and in
do as many of the Northern touristsin secret of it is that the fruit is much hard work, and not able financially some places I found three, distinct
Florida do. He can pay high for thoroughly cured before packing. to hire it done, :and I soon found varieties in the same row under one
style or reasonable prices for plain, There is no "sweating" after the Iruitis t out that I had bit off more than I could name.I .
substantial living. packed. "chaw;" that is, that I had put out have not seen any of this spring's
We would especially urge every After conversation with California more trees than I could, as I thought, importation of plants, but a friend
orange grower to come and examine a growers we find that the producerin take proper care of. Up to this timeI down there writes me of one cargo,
quiet little corner in the Horticultural Florida has the advantage. The have but six trees out of two hun saying that they looked "as thoughsome
Building. It is the Italian exhibit of California producer does not ship the dred that show blight, :and those are one had grubbed up an old
citrus fruits, and if each grower and fruit. lie sells to the packinghouse trees that had stable manure appliedlate plantation of plants for them."
packer will take home to himself the companies who have an associationand in the season, and produced a late I regret very much to write these
lesson taught by the showing of ex pay the producer what they fall growth; and, by the way, I think, a severe things of any business, and I
treme care in the packing of the fruit please. The packing houses have heavy fall growth has a great tendencyto should not, only these parties went .
there would be hundreds of thousandsof paid from 20 to 60 cents per box for cause blight the year following Con.. into print with bid tales of these wonders
dollars saved to the growers of the oranges this past season. The pack stant cultivation, with a very light fertilization from Jamaica, and I have fol
State. We may despise the "Dago" ing firms are getting the benefits, not up to the first of July on the lowed. JAMES Morr.
but we can learn many points from the growers. most of our sandy soils will produce [EDITORIAL COMMENT.]
him in fruit packing. This is the California orange situa growth enough for a healthy and pro. We are confident that in the above
California's display of citrus fruitsis tion as seen from the Chicago standpoint ductive tree. article our friend Mr. Mott( is quite
a fine one and no expense or troubleis and gathered from interviewswith Mr. I L. W. Plank said: In my opinion sincere in his statements but that he
being spared to keep it up. As soon California growers. the blight, if not caused by, is at has been misled or misinformed on one
as fruit shows any sign of withering it H. G. HASTINGS. least greatly increased, by the use of point. There can be no question that

is removed and fresh put in. Outside Chicago..--... .. _.. stable manure, cottonseed meal, blood the Ripley and Ripley Queen ol Jamaica
of citrus California has no fresh fruit i and bone and other nitrogenous ma are identical with what is known by
on exhibition, although cherries from : Concensus of Opinion on Pear nures. In my house-orchard the trees that name among the English pine
that State have been on sale at the Blight in the back end, near the stable, whereI growers. It agrees in every detail
fruit stands all over the city. In The DeFuniak Breeze gives the had wheeled out the manure from with the description given in their
public appropriations and private exhibits opinions of three prominent growerson the stable, the blight started, :and has Pineapple Manual and those learned
we should judge that Californiawill this subject: been the worst, while at the east end, English botanists, Mr.( W. Fawcett,
spend over $2,000,000 and it will Mr. G. W. Mellish says: A mem where there has been no stable manure B. S. C., F. G. S., chief of the Ja-
be a paying investment for her. ber of the Illinois Horticultural Society used, there has been but very little maican Agricultural Bureau; and '!\Ir.J. .
One thing we notice. The States is quoted as saying recently that evidence of disease. II. Hart, Director of the Royal
and countries that icant new settlers he had been cutting blight out of one The fart that the blight always starts Botanical gardens: Trinidad, have
the most are the ones who have spent !' pear tree for twenty-four years, and it in the spring; would seem to indicate never questioned this fact or imaginethat
the most money in a creditable display was a good tree yet. So far as I can that late frosts have something to do it has ever been questioned else-
of their resources and products. Thisis ascertain this seems to be the best with it. After the first of June, if tha where.
especially true Washington, remedy. Cut out blighted limbs and blight is cut out it is not likely to npppar Some plants were received from our
North and South Dakota, California, twigs just as soon as they appear. any more that season. I believe the? Agricultural Department( years :ago
Idaho and Oregon and Colorado, also The more thoroughly this is done the best preventive is the use of potashand labelled It Ripley Queen," which
New South Wales, Canada and Mexico. better will be the results. In cutting phosphate fertilizers exclusively, were identical with our common
These last named countries have a be sure to het six inches or a foot and clean, but not deep, cultivation in Queen, which we call Egyptian."
display in every department of the below any sign of diseased hark, and the early part of the season, say until The writer purchased all the plants
Exposition from :agriculture to the keep the knife or saw free from con July 1st, and then let your orchard: from the pinery of the late A. I. Bid-
fine arts. tact with diseased wood, and burn alone,so far as cultivation is concerned, well for two successive seasons which
There is another thing for Flori. everything cut off.. Supplement this until the next spring. As a cure, I I were called h Ripley Queen." These
dians to observe and profit by. The with thorough cultivation, keeping the would cut out every diseased limb or have been bearing fruit.i identical with
men who wish to improve their con trees well supplied with a complete twig as fast as the disease appears at our Egyptian Queens and are, plants
dition by emigrating to some other fertilizer, to induce a healthy, vigo least six inches below the point of ap and all, identical with our own in
State are here in Chicago and theyare rous growth, and such thrifty parent affection. every detail.
examining the products of other growing varieties as the LeConte, --.--.. .--- --- -
States with interest. They are going and Kieffer will come out all right.It Rlploy and Ripley Queen.
where the prospect is most promisingand seems reasonable to suppose that a Hditor Farmer and Fruit-rr+awer : GUARANTEED CUREOR
the States and countries that have well fed vigorous growing tree will In the June ith number of your
shown up what can be done are the overcome the effects of disease better valuable paper there is a clipping, NO PAY.
ones that will profit by it. than a weak, stunted tree. In fact the Defence of the Ripley Queen," as Nothing Fairer Than This.
I work with fruit the have it. Those WJica we fcj-.r; rare'' tee Uo not mean limply to
Since our last letter the appearanceof longer trees more you put men mentioned stop it for the time being, but a
the Florida State Building has been impressed I am with the idea that an would like it if they could palm PERMANENT AND POSITIVE CURE
somewhat improved, but the arrange. I abundance of good manure is absolutely off that little, worthless :apple they are 1 For flhrtintntUm, Ncnralffl, nY-P"I"aa.
ment of exhibits shows no taste. necessary to secure the best bringing her from Jamaica, called Ih..taC'ltf', C have "thrown-logether" look results. Ripley, for the Ripley Queen. Thisis *., NlrrliIr..ur.. ., Impure ..IINMI.
They a and a1! diHM that is far from pleasing. The arch :Mr.: G. H. Hollowell writes: I had one of the finest pines, as we growit Mver.Fr*.Satnr Write llottloof forTrrui oTeisllmouluUauil
of oranges in the Horticultural Build. ; a long fight with the malady in the here, weighing six pounds and in DR. ROC'S LIVER, RHEUMATIC,
ing has for a wonder, been renewedbut States north of the Ohio river, but quality there is none better; while the and NEURALGIA CURE to
with oranges whose rusty skins do finally gave up vanquished, and Ripley weighs two to two and a half CULLEN & NEWMAN,
not show up the advantages of Florida came to Florida eight years ago, pounds only, and so poor in quality 175 GAY ST.. Knoxvlllo Tenn.F .


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R7A'RISCIEREgg > ( I Mexican Clover. open in the morning and closed in the The pavilion in which the exhibitof
gRRMER] Mexican clover (Richardsonia sea- evening. Bees of all kinds and but- the German Kali Works is contained .
bra) is an annual plant of the Natural terflies seek the bloom." is of great architectural beauty.It .
Plant Oulturo.IViitor _. _
Order Rubiace It is a native of ---.. is the tallest structure of all agri
Farmer and Fruit Grower: Mexico and South America. It has Exhibit of the German Kali Works. cultural exhibits and built in renaissance
I am a subscriber and attentive become extensively naturalized in Among the agricultural exhibits at style, richly decorated with
reader of 'THE FARMER AND FRUIT some parts of the South. Under favorable the World's Fair, one of the most interesting allegorical figures; the work is of Mr.
GROWER. I take several agriculturalpapers circumstances it grows rapidly is that of the German Kali Westphal, a well known sculptor of
and consider yours the best. I with succulent, spreading, leafy Works, in which the products of thereat Berlin.
1 want information( ; no doubt you or stems, which bear the small flowersin ; potash mines are displayed. From the German newspaper, the
some of your readers can tell me what heads or clusters at the ends of the These mines are located at Stassfurt, Chicago Daheim, May 28, we trans-
I want to know. branches and in the axils of the leaves. Germany, and furnish, as is well late the following notice: "The great
Please tell the best way of raisingegg The flowers are funnel formed, white, known, nearly the entire supply of importance of the Stassfurt potash
plants and the best fertilizer for about half an inch long, with four to potash, a valuable plant food and salts to agriculture is universally rec-
the vegetable. I find it, indeed, a six narrow lobes and an equal numberof ingredient of every complete fertile ognized ; it is a product which is undeniably
hard matter to raise the plants, and stamens inserted on the inside of izer. The potash coming from this necessary even for the American
also to bring them to fruit after trans the corolla tube. The stem is some- source is found in large quantities in farmer who pursues a rational
planting. what hairy, the leaves opposite and, the form of solid masses of potashsalt tillage of the soil. Wholly in keepingwith
ANXIOUS INQUIRER. like other plants of this order, connected most of which are subjected to a the great significance and the
Lakeland.As at the base by stipules or manufacturing process by which theyare imposing appearance of the German
"Anxious Inquirer" does not sheaths. The leaves ?re oblong or concentrated and made ready for Potash Works, the latter have installedin
state just what his difficulty is in trying elliptical and one or two inches long. use. The exhibit comprises a full the Agricultural Hall a pavilion
to raise egg plants, I can only give Mr. John M.\ McGehee, of Florida, which, in the splendor and scope of
general directions for that purpose.In says: "We here call the plant Florida 4 its decorative features as.well as the
the first place, do not try to grow clover, others call it water parsley, varied richness of its contents, pccu-''
them where you are troubled much with and others bell fountain. This plantis pies the foremost position." r
root-knot; it will be time and trouble now attracting more interest in this .. r
wasted. Ground that is comparatively I section than any other article of farm To Mako a Mature Potato.
free from this trouble is especially I ing interest. It is very troublesome to 4p The sweet potato is like an orange,
necessary for seed and transplantingbeds farmers in the cultivation of their it requires a long growing season to
so that the plants can go to the crops; its growth is very rapid. It : make a thoroughly mature potato
field with clean, healt. y roots. contains a great deal of water and is that will keep well. A ripe sweet
These beds should be well fertilized hard to cure as a hay. Some call it potato will keep under fair treatment,
with some good commercial fertilizera very good hay, others say it is worth almost like corn. Hence the planting
few weeks before using them, and less. For the last fifty years it has should be concluded not later
well watered at least a week before. been regarded J; as a great pest than July 15, or by July i in North
ers. It is now coming into notice as Florida where frost falls earlier.
I transplant into beds that can be "''l'II
an element in green soiling, which has -- .. '- Of the two extremes, choose a dry
covered setting the --. ,.,
conveniently been in this section .:._>to,' :=_=__ _r-1.r -_-
never practiced
plants the last year or two seven -- -' .'- one rather than a wet one 'for setting.To .
inches apart in the bed, so that I can heretofore. set plants in a bed of( mud is likely
cut them out with a spade, and put Mr. Matt. Coleman, of Florida, collection of these minerals, whichare to produce scald and rust. If the
them where I want them without wilt says: "The tradition is that when the highly interesting to the geologistand beds are dry, knock off a bit of the
ing. The beds should be well watered Spanish evacuated Pensacola, this agricultural student. ridge, making a hole say two inches
before cutting the plants out. plant was discovered there by the cavalry There are many varieties of crude deep, set the vine, pour in a gill of
Probably any of the standard fertil- horses feeding upon it eagerly. potash salts, differing in their chemi. water, then draw the dry earth over .
iiers will do for them, and should be Hearing of this, I procured some of cal composition; among them carnal. it to prevent scalding by the sun.
worked in below the surface. the seed and have been planting or lite and kainit are the most important. The consensus of opinion seems to
these manufactured the be that in wet and rich soilit
cultivating it in from From are a season
my orange grove
A good plan is to with a turn
the fertilizer in the that time to the present as a forage concentrated salts, such as muriate of is a good plan to break the vines
ing plow, putting and vegetable fertilizer. I find potash and sulphate of potash and loose from the soils more or less, or
bottom of the furrow, and then run a plant
back and forth to mix it it ample and sufficient. It grows on many other chemicals.All cut them off, or beat and knock them
bull-tongue in well, using at least two pounds to I thin, pine land from four to six feet, these products are (fully dis- about, as some Florida farmers do, to
the plant, with the addition of from a branches and spreads in every direc played at the exhibit, as well as photographs -'prevent too much growth of foliage ;
of the mines and but in a dry or on a soil
half of kainit. tion, forming a thick matting and maps year poor
quarter a and illustrating their location. they had better be let alone.If .
After cultivation will be frequent shade to the earth, and affords all the showing
interesting to the agriculturist plantings are made after July
of the surface soil especiallyafter mulching my trees require. One hand Especially 15
stirring ,
various illustrations of will unless frosts holds off
rain.A can mow as much in one day as a are ex. they very
liberal dressing of fertilizer horse will eat in a year; two days' sun I periments and graphic tables revealing late, produce inmature tubers fit only
well worked toy(in, would be of great, I I I will cure it ready for housing or stacking : in a striking manner the beneficial for stock feed. They should not be
benefit in case of frequent rains. and it makes a sweet, pleasant I effect of potash upon crops and pitted or housed with the mature
CIIAS. KERR. flavored hay; horses and cattle both the important part which this element potatoes, lest they cause the entire
Archer Ha, relish it. The bloom is white, always plays in plant nutrition. lot to decay. '"



I I don't stop feeding because you are Apiary water to the young bees, but I never
Poultry ,
not selling eggs. This is the most saw one at it with dipper and pail.

critical period with fowls. Animal At all events there is often a surplus,
Edited by E.W.AMSDEN......., Ormond....,-.-'" Fla.....,-. food and green stuff should enter To Keep Honoy from Candying. and I place the trap at the entranceof

Notes in Po.asinr-No. 1. into their rations every day, this will In reply to our-question, the editorof the hive and catch them until the

If you would attain the largest size ward off disease and your fowls will Gleanings in Bee Culture writes: st. ck is sufficiently reduced; a little

pullet and best cockerel separate themat pass through the moulting period much The only way we know of is to let it hot water soon puts them out of the

two months old; if they can be quicker than if fed on scanty rations. get thoroughly ripened in the hive-I way. Sometimes, when not properly

placed in yards quite remote from each Try it and be convinced. that is, evaporated down so it looked after, a hive will send out a

other so muth the better. E. W. A. thick. Such honey, without any swarm. As soon as the young swarmis
further treatment, will sometimes keepall observed issuing from the hive place
The American Stockkeeper S S-4
says winter without candying. As a
the at the entrance and catch the
feed fowls five times a day and What Do Thoy Drink? trap
young however it is to heat
rule, necessary queen. As soon as the bees discoverthat
give them as great a variety of foodas What do fowls drink water about
your the honey over hot water to their queen is missing they will
possible; at five months your pullets that has been allowed to stand around 130, and then seal it, while hot, in return to seek her and can be placedin

will be laying.We until it becomes stagnant, or water bottles or tin cans. But there is no a new hive. Another thing that I
should say if fed three times a from vessels that have a regular slime i method that is infallible. If possiblethe have recently used and consider val.

day you will secure as good results; on the bottom and sides, or do you heating should be avoided, as uable, is the honey board. This is a

that is our experience. Of course he give them fresh water, one, two or some think that a little bit of the deli. sheet of perforated zinc that fits into

refers to chicks from eight weeks to three times a day, according to the cate aroma is I lost. The Californians the hive above the frames, betweenthe
full grown. Grass or green food of weather? We the drinking in
empty allow the honey to evaporate large frames and the boxes, and admits
some kind is necessary during** hot fountains every night, and have our shallow vats until it becomes thick. only workers to the honey stored
weather. The temperature of a fowlis I birds start out on fresh drink. Disease Such honey will keep for a long time above. The drones are always walking .

10 degrees higher than man, so you lurks in the drinking vessels; without candying. over the combs if they can obtain
imagine their suffering during the .. ..
can the ...
contagion spreads rapidly through --- --- access to them, and, like human beingsof
weather of the past week.'IIresh drinking ot water if impure. All Needed.
Appliances the masculine .Render: they do not
water and shade are necessary; if life needs fresh water, and cannot Perhaps the most indispensable thingfor take the trouble to wipe their# feet.
is the stock will show
either neglected thrive without it. The more fresh the bee-keeper, after the hive, is a The comb is thus more or less soiled
the effects of it if disease does not
water the better health the more ,
; good "smoker. This is a funnel and often is injured for sale as comb
follow as a consequence.Our fresh water the more eggs; the more shaped receptacle, in which excelsioror honey. The honey.board is an effect

poultry journals say that the fresh water the more choice meat; other inflammable substance is ual preventive: of this trouble. I also

demand for eggs to hatch far exceeds and the more fresh water the less loss placed, and having a bellows attachedby use both brood and comb foundation,

any previous year, which shows that and the more clear gain. Mark it which a cloud of smoke can be us it saves the bees a lot of work anda

the poultry business is still looking up. down.-Iowa Homestead. directed anywhere at the will of the good deal of time when their timeis

A co-operative poultry associationin ---r...4... operator. In handling bees this is valuable. This can be cut into

California has passed resolutions Grain vs. Vegetables.I often necessary: the bees can be drivenout sheets of any desired size, and can be
asking the Secretary of Agriculture to of the honey boxes or from any readily attached to the frames and
establish a sub.experiment station in once had 200 chickens, and being particular frame or brood comb you boxes The only other necessity is a

California, stating that the poultry (far occupied with general farm work I wish to examine, and the smokingdoes room where all these things can be

exceeds many branches of agriculturethat threw them plenty of corn, with occasionally not harm them. I want to emphasize kept in readiness for immedhtc use.-

they give aid and succor to, and a meal of oats and buckwheat the point that with proper care R. N. Y.

why not poultry? We heartily second for a change. This was a con. in handling the bees the smoker need .
their efforts and hope they will succeedin venient way of feeding and it saved
I not be used so often. Bees that are Grape Juico.
not only establishing a station in time. But the poultry-yard became a looked after daily, the hive being Dr. S. W. Dodds, who urges the
California but a dozen of them in hospital and there were many deaths.I .
opened and the (frames examined will more general introduction of such
different parts of this great countryof attributed my loss partially to a lack become accustomed to it very quicklyand beverages, and highly esteems their

ours. Then if they put good men of vegetable food, and have reason to will make no trouble. One must curative and health promoting qualities -

at their head we could learn a great believe that exclusive corn diet bringson work carefully, however, with no sudden give the following directions inher
disease. At another time I
deal about diseases and their cause kept
blows or jars, and must avoid hygienic book for making grape
and remedy that we are now so muchat my poultry the year round without leaving any broken comb or honey juice: : .*

sea about.It any corn to speak of, and had more lying around where bees from different When the grapes are at the best for
and sickness. The
a season no
is not too early to commence our eggs birds fed almost exclusively on colonies can get to it. When field eating, they arc just ripe for juice.
talk about the South Florida Fair to were honey is getting scarce, or after a rain They should be fully ripe. Wash ina
with occasional hand.
be held at Orlando early in '94. They vegetables, an when the honey has been washed out colander and then strip from the
ful of bran Indian meal. Boiled
have offered to build a special building or from the lowers, the bees are idle and stems, throwing out all faulty ones.
and with
(for poultry and poultry appliancesand potatoes potato peelings, a little find of loose honey will start a Put them into a fruit kettle with
now and then a few red witha
hold out inducements to the whole peppers regular "donnybrook" them. to
handful of bran meal mixed in : among nearly enough water cover ; a good
State to exhibit. I think if an effortis or I When they get into a fight among rule is two quarts of water to six
the diet but had
made and an early start we can organize were cabbage staple most, of they the time themselves it is a good time to keep quarts of stripped grapes ; if barely

a regular poultry associationand chopped and in lettuce in, away from them, first removing the ripe take a little less water ; no sugaris
hold annual fairs at some central summer cause of the trouble. When they find needed. Skim when they begin to
thick milk with the of little
point. At the close of the last fair of A little run bone a dust plenty of honey in the fields they are so boil, heating slowly, and when the

quite a few promised to exhibit, someas piece furnished pasture.material for the shell. With busy that they will not molest any one whole mass is boiling hot strain

high ar: 100 birds. Let us make a without extreme provocation. Robber through a flannel or cheese cloth ; a
this diet a wallow of fine coal ashes
start this year and see what can be bees sometimes cause a deal of trouble thin muslin like that used for flour
and of drift sand I
done. All those who will exhibit a pile kept poultryfor and when honey is scarce must be sacks will do. This gives the clear
without sickness and almost
please communicate with me and state years looked after carefully. One soon juice with very little pulp. When no
without and with profit.T. .
how many birds you will show. If a Bennet in grain New ,York World. learns these points Irom careful observation more juice will run through put the
sufficient encouragement is offered we and every beginner will finda seeds and skins into a coarse linen

will find out what amount of premiums ---- ------ mine of useful knowledge in Mr. bag, or one of ordinary cheese cloth,

are offered and the varieties. If thereis TO WORLD'S FfllR VISITOR Root's .,A, IJ, C, of Bee Culture." and express the remainder a jelly

not sufficienjuinducement we are not Another thing I have found usefulis squeezer would answer, but it is sure

bound to acc Jl1ior show at all; but I MOTEL FRENCH, a queen trap or drone trap; this is to discolor, more or less. Add no

am sure they will do all they can afford HARVEY. ILL. a little wire cage arranged like a fly sugar. The less the fruit (or juice) is

to do, and the number of entries trap with an inverted cone entrance, cooked the brighter the color and the

will have a considerable to do with FURNISHED! HOUSE CAN BE SECUREDFOR in which the queens or drones are better the flavor; like all small or

the amount offered. There is nothingthat THIRTY DAYS. imprisoned, but through which the tender fruits, it is injured by long or

educates people like a ftrst class Situated on the Grand Trunk and Illinois Central smaller workers can go easily. Sometimes rapid boiling ; the color becomes dark
convenient to without
exhibit of fine poultry; and our business ing iototbe R. R. being City,and more accessible stop to the Fair go- there are so many drones in a and the fine fresh flavor is gone.

will never thrive until we get the Grounds This is than a thn the-*City tory itself.brick building,cool and hive that they eat too much of the After straining and squeezing, put all
masses interested in good stock. airy rooms, with 5nt-class table. honey. Like a good many of a higher the liquid back into the kettle, let it
shed Give a few day*' notice of your intended visit order of beings, the males or drones come slowly to a boil and then
Old fowls are beginning to and we will reserve you a room, meet you at the remove -
their feathers and the rainy season is station and guarantee satisfaction. Parties of have: no liking for work and live on from the fire or seal in cans.
suite If desired.
four six have connecting
or can
us, a good time to develop dis the industry of the other members of This juice put into glass cans or

. ease.upon Give plenty of stimulating food; CHARLES G. FRENCH, Harvey, III. the family. They are said to carry bottles.TIlE .





Late '!eWs. of World's Fair it would be the means throng bent on securing the materialfor lando vineyards to fill the car, whichwas -

........ bringing thousands of people to a good Sunday dinner. One reason then started over the Florida Cen
Florida.-Orlando Sentinel. is given for the absence of crowdsof tral& Peninsular Railroad for Chicago

The watermelon growers in Jack Money on the east coast of Florida negroes on the streets Saturdays; [Wright also left on the same day

JOn local county are selling their melonsto just at present is probably l more plentiful that is, they no longer think it necessary for the Windy City in the interests of
shippers in the field, the than at time in to their health and
any the past. The comfort to rest the shippers who are all members of

current i it considered rate being fair $25 an acre. This orange and vegetable crops were mar- on that day.-Ocala New Capitol.A the South Florida Grape Growers' and
pay. keted for I
fairly good prices and satisfactory feature of the day was a visit to Marketing Association of which Mr.
It is said by those who are in a position returns are coming in (for pine. the extensive vineyards of Messrs. Wright is president. Tbis is the first

to know that if no backset or apple shipments. The extension of Leheman and Hosteller comprisingsome experiment of shipping grapes in re

disaster befalls the orange crops, the Flagler railroad, and the other improvements twenty acres, the product of frigerator cars, iced by fast freight.

Hawthorn will ship double the quantity connected with that great which is either sold at home or The complaint of all shipments here.

of fruit that she has shipped any enterprise at Lake Worth, have put an abroad, or made into an excellent tofore made by express without ice has

previous year.-Gainesville Sun. immense= amount of money in circula quality of rich, fruity wine for which I been that they arrive in bad order.

Mr. M. S. Moreman( tion. Titusville Advocate. The Eastern markets the best
a Director of the proprietors find a ready sale. are for

the Fruit Exchange after a visit to the There was great rejoicing on board Filly barrels a _year of.this wine are this fruit, as for all other kinds:

pineapple region, estimates the total .I the Indian River Steamboat Compa I made which sells readily at $* a but it is impossible to get refrigerator

crop this year at 30,000 barrel crates. ny's steamer Progress on Saturday I gallon and which brings $3 in New cars for Eastern points at this season

This seems too low, for in one day over last, owing to the fact that she brought York, with California wine selling at of the year. The association has got-

3,400 crates passed through Titusville.! up the biggest load of pineapples ever 50 cents. These figures speak for len up neat labels, one of which is

During the grape-shipping season seen on a steamer on Indian river at themselves-so does the wine, whichis pasted on each basket of grapes. If

the Southern Express Company will any single time. The number of crateson par excellence; and an inspectionof this experiment in shipping on ice

set apart cars with special messengersto board was 2,356; and all Saturday this thrifty vineyard with its long proves successful it will, to a great extent

gather up the grapes; from Orlando afternoon and night men were busily lines of vines loaded with heavy solve the question of marketing

and vicinity. A car is to be side. engaged piling them into the freightcars bunches of red, white and black this perishable product. Oviedo

tracked in Orlando all the of which about sixteen were usedto grapes would satisfy the chronic Chronicle.
__ .1 ,____ 1" .. nearly... .. .time convey them out of town. The croaker even
aim leaves IIM tne Ortll three times that something can be done
a week.Orlando Reporter.Mr. Progress looked quite gay steaming up in Florida as well as other States. Our l\uzral Jiome.i
the river for she had .
flags flying from Ocala New Capitol.
Julius Klotz has an order for every spot of vantage.Titusville ..........
1,000 bottles of scuppernong wine- Advocate. Another notable feature of this "Florida. Lifo."

the result of having a sample on exhibition place, in strong contrast with other There has
come to our table the
at the V orld's Fair. Thereis The unbiased opinion of those in a parts of Florida is the absence of in- of

no doubt but that he has as goodan position to know is that the soil and sects. We have scarcely seen a housefly prospectus with the above a title new literary venture
climate of this section is a monthly magazine
article as was ever exported from peculiarly since we came to Fort Myers, nor which will be in
the State. We know whereof we adapted to the successful culture of have we heard the sound of a mosquito's a revival of the some respects,

speak, as we are somewhat of an exj pineapples. Some of the finest and horn. Wire gauze and mosquito zine. It will be Semitropical Maga
in domestic best pineries in the State are located in do published by A. O.
j pert vintages.-Fernan- we not see anywhere. On Wright & Co of
dina News. this vicinity. The choicest qualities of the islands of the adjoining coast these
following attractive table of
pines have to be shedded con
Mr. Herbert Blake, on Ingleside river and Lake Worth on Indian pests are abundant enough. Fort My tents ought to insure the first issue a
avenue is full of grit and enterprise. the same as ers,.as I have already remarked, is a cordial welcome:
and the
lie is one who feels satisfied that a here common varieties that quiet town; rest, and not business, is i How the Sponge is Senator
no protection
on the southeastcoast the
man can make a living\ in Floridaifhe nrevailincr- -; influence. We .tro... to- Jefferson: B. Browne; the Sinking
works. Mr. Blake has are no longer considered remunerative bed at 8 o'clock p., m. and sleep like of
an apiary and Orange County, a hoax of twenty
of eleven hives in a flourishing condition are being abandoned, tired negroes until the sun calls us up; years Judge E.I K. Foster
which fact Italy
gives that section ad ; ,
no nine in
of which he is vantages by morning I am sleeping
proud. lIe hasa Orlando. 1; France and Florida, Gen. W. M.
fine over Orlando Re in my chair for an hour. After dinnerI
orange grove a fine peach Ledwith; A Tallahassee Romance
orchard of the "New London porter. read a little and drop ofl"to sleep as Mrs. Ellen Call
Beauty"variety Long ;Mr.{ Yulee
We ; asI
are requested to publish the following I sit for another ,
i and
the hour even lies
peach being as large as a l In I Knew Him, Judge R. F. Taylor,
: preparing the tobacco
1893 B. wide
and luscious. awake little woman as she is,
goose egg very 'He also for market the of the Supreme Court; Overdoing It,
crop following nods in
cultivates the rocker for a time and i
pampas j grass. Mr. will of Hon.l W. II. Reynolds, President of
Blake is from New London prove advantage. A wrapper wakes from her dreams with
Conn., leaf must bt twelve inches the Senate; The Pirates of Talbott's
but remains here the year round.- long anything cusing exclamations over her departing Island Col. Hamilton
Jay Negotiations
shorter than that is ;
a filler, and in
energ-Lettcr Rome
Green Cove (Ga.)
Spring. that Failed
Hon. W.
should be put with the latter grade. Tribune.1 A. liiount;
For eleven years the Disston Drain I If f the quantity of tobacco exceeds 800 The truckers of : His First Case, a lawyer's story, Gen.
Company has been now at J J. J. Finlev A Florida Stock
i in
age operating pounds it will pay to assort the the height of their brief 'j; Farm
wrap- '
the Okecchobee region, near the Everglades into two sizes season, Gen. Patrick Houstoun; Fooling the
pers : long i.34 and for labor
upward are so pushed in
of Florida: ; during that time short from harvesting Flowers, firs H. K. Ingram; The
; 12 to 14/ inches their that the New
the has crop Capitol has Manatee, is it a Fish or Cow? Senator .
company never employed a Use only clean dry boxes a
I been asked
especially to announce that
physician nor lost an employe from avoiding meat and salt boxes. Pack of a largenumber M.[ R. Marks; Some Letters Answered -
are wanted there immediately
death, nor have any men left the service the butts of the hands about inch I Hon. I L. Wombwell, Land
one and
that a dollar will I
a day
of the because of inability Commissioner Incidents of Steamship
company from the sides of the case. Avoid be I The
excessive given.
to stand the climate or work. principal crop now in i Travel! on the Gulf; Capt. James
pressure and the use of water t the field is tomatoes which
These employes are all white men or direct contact with dew. togetherwith McKay[ ; The Last Prisoner of Old
and the fact that no sickness appears sand leaves from Keep Irish potatoes,are being forwardedto Fort Marion Capt. J. R. Adams.
your the
separate rest I the Northern markets as expeditiously .
among them speaks volumes for the
of the
crop. Weigh your empty boxes t tt as possible. Some idea of the Lomou n001pos.s .
healthfulness of Florida's climate; i it t before packing, and mark
plainly.- extent to which this important ludotry
is unexcelled -
anywhere in the world. Quincy Herald. together
Florida Facts. has grown upon the rich iands of the yolks of five eggs one
Ten years ago there was not a de old Marion may be gathered? from the pound '"of powdered and

Haynes. Young & Bailey, at their livery wagon in Ocala. Today you i fact that a special train is now run over four ounces of butter, until sugar light

well known Niagara Villa, are doing can have anything from a box of the Florida Southern from McIntosh, stir in the whipped whites very of four;

more real genuine good for Florida matches to a barrel of (flour delivered Boardman and Evinston I with the result pour in a double boiler and stir untilit ;

than any other three men in the State; in your storeroom. Marketing and that the facilities for transportation i thickens then add the juice of three

they are developing the wonderful 1 shopping was then very much like have so far outrun those for gatheringthe lemons and the grated rind of

I possibilities of Florida soil and every work now it is a pleasure. In those immense crop that the Turn into bowl one.
growers a to
ORe who will visit their cool or put uj{>
place and viewtheir days the streets find it
were so crowded with now necessary to make this appeal in tiny jar. Delicious with thin bread
immense vineyards,pinery, peach negroes on Saturday that ladies rarely to the unemployed labor with and butter for afternoon tea.
orchards and vegetable farms cannot ever did shopping on that day. Now which the country is filled.-Ocala
but conclude that Florida has the the streets are not unusually crowded New Capitol. LEMON( WATER ICE.-Boil a quart;

brightest future of any State in the that is, there is about as much trading; Mr. H. of water with a pound and a
Union. Every man in George Wright shippedfrom quarter) of sugar the yellow rind from
one day
county as except late Satur here
Wednesday ninety fo three
skowld' these lemons and from if
gentlemen and see day evenings when the orange
market is i carriers of At Orlando
grapes. these
what ; you have it, for five minutes then
they are do-ing. Could their crowded with all sizes, colors and in ;
conditions were refrigerator
pkce, as it is, be transferred to the of put u car togetherwith : stand away to cool. Squeeze into
J eople-a happy, jovial enough more fruit from the Or this the juice of four lemons and oneAiR

v _

orange, or a gill of currant or strawberry butter over the fire in a small sauce. 1,

juice may be added instead of pan, and when melted add the yolks FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. .

the latter ; turn into the freezer and and lemon juice ; stir to a creamy

freeze. i thickness, remove from the fire, and An Incorporated Homo Association of Oninjro flrovrem for marketing; Florida Fruit. to the
LEMON SJ'ONGE.-Cover one box when cold mix with one cupful of best Dlh'nntnJfc.-AUTIlOUIZI-U; : CAPITAL fau lU).
lOX MATKUIAIr-Tho: Kxchango: : is fully |rviarrd to supply boxes and paper on
of gelatine with a cupful of cold sugar and a beaten egg ; line a plate order. Write for price list and terms.

with crust brush with the whiteof I -: OFFICERS; :-
water and soak for an hour ; pour over .
GEO.: II. FAIUII.\NKR! I'rohJt'nt.! I). OHKKNLKAF.: Ylco-Prement.1I .
with fine
over a quart of boiling water and a an egg, sprinkle crumbs, lfl ItT )1.1\'l-lS (; n'l} Mgr. and Treas. 31. 1'. TL'KNKH. sreret"ry.Ollul'TOnsnl' .
cupful of sugar and stir until dissolved, put) in the mixture, cover with a thin : Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; K.O. Hill!), Jlradtord. o.: Dr. K.: .:. Pratt
II III shun) l'(}.; John C. Ixive, I Lake Co.; Hy rather Orange Co.; U tireenieuf, Duval Co.;
strain into a basin! and set on ice, crust and bake in a medium oven. It. M. Ifcior ))u\81 Co.; A. llrudy llrovard Co.: F. 0. &imi Co.; C. V. Hillyer
stirring occasionally until cold then This is a delicious pie if rightly made. Nassau Co.; John M. Bryant, IteceolaCo.; II. llutchumni, Putnam l o.; )(. S.Jlorcman St.
Johns Co.; (1. W. Lancaster, Volusia Co.: J. C. Plot Manatee Co.
add the whites of eight eggs whippedto JIlL Address all correspondence to the Florida Fruit I KxchaiiRe: Jacksonville, Flo. Stencils,
8100 Howard 810O. with full packing and snipping\ instructions!,furnished on application.
a froth turn into a pudding moldto _._ _
; ------- - -- -- - -- -- ---
set and serve with a sauce made of The readers of this paper will be W. A. HOURS. KHTAHMMIIKI: : 1H78. J. D. HOURS.

one pint of milk, brought to a boil in pleased to learn that there is at least

a double boiler ; add the yolks of four one:> dreaded disease that science has WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.,

eggs? and two tablespoonfuls of! sugar; been able to cure in all its stages, and

stir for two minutes, flavor to taste that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers

and remove from the fire. the only positive cure now knownto ,

LEMON CUSTARD.-Sift a tablespoonful the medical fraternity. Catarrh :.;::.;: 'VI 4P n..t y S. '.. JCIZl+iO: t'ILeI.,13;, P7iA.
being a constitutional disease
of flour into bowl
add the
a I a constitutional treatment.IInll's Wo Handle Only tho Best and Most Reliable) Seeds. A Comple Stock of
yolks of five eggs, one at a time, beat-

ing as you add each, then butter the Catarrh Cure is taken inter- Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal

size of half melted then the nally, acting directly upon the blood ,
grated rind and egg juice, of,one large and thereby mucous destroying surfaces: the of foundation the system of, Cotton Seed r Meal, Both Bright and Dark.

lemon a cupful of and de-
sugar, by --
the diseose and giving the
grees three cupfuls of sweet milk, stirring patient STATH AGHNTS FOR PURE GROUND BONE
the constitution
strength by building up -
constantly. Hake in two pie and assisting nature in its Tugert-JUlen Fertilizer Co.
dishes lined with crust; beat the whites' ,
work. The proprietors have so much

sugar with three to a stiff tablespoonfuls froth, and of spread powdered over faith in its curative powers that they Star Brand Fertilizers, ff MURIATE OF POTASH,

offer One Hundred Dollars (for
the top when nearly done ; return to any GUARANTKKD A? AI.'SIS. jPV SULPHATE POTASH
case that it fails to cure. Send for
the oven to color a pale brown.
list of testimonians. Orange Tree and Vegetable r \ KAINIT Etc.

LEMON PUOUING.-Beat a cupful of AddressF. FERTILIZER.

butter to a cream, adding graduallythe J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. Thee Fertilizer have ..o superior in the market,and a trial will convince.
yolks of ten eggs, two whole eggs I.5rSold by Druggists, 7c.4 Send for Catalogue free."CENTAWORD" _._ _..
------ -- ---- --- --- -
and the juice and grated rind of three e... ........
leii.ons, one cupful of finely chopped If YOUR HACK ACHliR .._ at J. C L'Hngle's; Drug Store,
I-- -- -q -- -- -
almonds one of and lastly Or you are all worn out, really good fur."tb- Jacksonville, Pla. 5-13-111
cupful suga Ing.$ It is general debility. Try I To insure insertion in this column, advertise
the whites of the eggs whipped nilOWS'S" ': IKO.V HlTTKItS ments must be accompanied by the money. FOR SALK-Best Stock Pigeons' Carriers
It trill cure you, cleanse your liver, and -; Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. : *, Tumblers, Common and Runts;
stiff line
; a large dish with rich crust, a J(1)I(1 8PJI'tJtUe Postage Stamps received in payment. tatter largest pigeon grown; all inquiries with

pour in the mixture and bake one --- -- Count every word including name and. address.. stamps answered. W. S. FUHK, Lawtey, Via.5.13.4t .
-- ------ ------- -- --
--- -
hour or bake in two quart pudding The Paine Fertilizer Co.',ojQIce a t Jackwnvillt --- PKACH is two weeks earlier __.__ _.___
at the Till JHWKI HALH-Satsuma Bud from bear
dishes. Miyyestion of their New the 1'eento; blooms month later;large FOR Orange
York office[ and their New } ork (f1CUIR! size; fine quality; beautiful color; good keeper; by tree at $t.oo G per I. TARn too by, mail Glen or St.97 Mary perr.oou
Alll'IHtr.-A quarter of a pound of rill inaugurate nyitem of cut rate on (reCfotonei the best market peach In the State. Fla. express. .I.J-8t
Tree and buds for sale. T. K. GODBSV, Waldo,
stale sponge cake crumbled into hits, ill anricidtitntl( chemical; after Decemltcr15th. Fla. 7-Ht! NURSKRY STOCK. All leading! varieties sweet
Tin' tn7Ite ]"tIe11IJI cxiwriment.You -- ----- oranges on sour stock, fine healthy,cheap.
the juice of four lemons, the grated had better 1I1.:advantage it whileit PHRUVIAN; YAM vine cuttings: inches long, KuNHttr UOYNTOX, Archer Fla. 3-It*14t
rind of two, one and a half cupfuls of last( Sec ad. on I hut ntA: 1,000, f).$o; s.eoo; |io4 O. JULIUS -- -- --
payc.Hereford's SALH(orm.b.tlmeor trade, ,
ScilNAtmuiACil, Grand Hay, Ala. 7-S-6t FOR orange grove
sugar, a pint of cream, the yolks of --- -.e- and timber land!*. K. Rtmutv Keuka
six and whites of three. Hake JULIUS C. JKNKINS, Interlachen Via., has a Fla. 3.11iGtCONCI
eggs Acid Phosphato. ((5x8)) Camera to exchange or sell. Write fl PKAS do fine planted iJuty. 150
in two pudding dishes lined with crust If you nro Nfrvoim, him for outfit complete. itFANCV ; x quart by mail;Si peck freight or express -

for half an hour. and rannot .!...>... try It. POULTRY.-Fowls---- Chicks cheap. C. F WALDRON.Welaka-, Fla. 6-a4-at

Pump all bras*. '3.00. rNVILLR CITY and Golden Queens Sucker
LEMON S\'Rur.-This is an articleto 7-1-51 ALBKRT ItJtIF.ofSt.. Nicholas. now ready for delivery Gao I. RUssELL
make when lemons Orlando. Fla. 6-lo-Tt
are twentyfivefor BENTON & UPSON ---
TO .
-- -- -
-- -- -
twenty-five cents. Grate the rind VHkY Orange and Lemon Buds, at f,o per roeThey

of sixteen large lemons over eight JACKSONVILLE, FLtfl., Lakeland MUST, Fla.go out of grove. J. L. UKKIEUX 7+4tPINUAPI'I.V.

pounds of granulated sugar ; add the =
rl.ANTINO.'ant bids(fir I -- w-
juice and two quarts of boiling water ; IRRIGATING Pineapple Slip* during July I -,

stir until the sugar is dissolved, strain and August. Address at once, W. I{. PABU, ........ ...... ...- ":
Pabor Lake. "- Via.roo __ _7-i-at___ -. t-.r.-..... r .itt :: -.-...
fine flannel h ... .. .... ..
through a bag and cork r r =-- -- r
Qnn ;Mi IR ;?!i\ .. .
up in pint bottles. MACHINERY to ling lHuddelSTrees ..

wanted, iV{ to 3-inch stock, f. o. b., nearest tail

LEMON E S ENcF-\\'hen one is l O'TII road 6.a4.6t station. ._FRKI WAITE, Ilelleview, Fla. All Men Equal Before

using lemons plentifully, an excellent (-.RASS-pasPalum-; ( JlJltau'e' ),
essence may be made at the slightest Steam and Horse Power. LOUISIANA nnanant pasture grass for Florida. the& law and "tHB Pa8B"A
Cuttings at $1.33 a barrel, f. o. b. W.II. POWERS,
cost. Put the grated rind of a dozen --- Uawtey, Pla. 6--1 tct millionaire write*--"Perfeci in every partic
lemons into a pint of alcohol, add a ular." An extensive bre tr-"We shall build
Pipe, Pipe Fitting, MI5AL make hens toy. Write to H no other." A laboring man-"It keep out say
teaspoonful of lemon oil, bottle and ANIMAL. Ormoud. Fla., for information. neighbor hens. A lady--"Circular* do not do
Valve Hose -- ----- --- -- --- itJiiAtice," A ranchman-"The
cork tightly and set in a warm place Etc. ebeapestrelia.
; Medicine Toilet Articles, etc.. deliv ble hog fence." A R. R. "The best
shake every day for two weeks, whenit DRUGS at your door at retail prices. Send your fence we have ever used "
will be ready for use. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES. order for sulphur, Whale Oil Soap and Carbolic PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.. Adrian.
Fla. 6.2444
A. P.1 alas Jacksonville Mich.
_. ..
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LEMON BISCUIT.-Beat the yolksof AUKKART: WITH Till TIMKS.: AT A SACRIFICH. To make room for -
nine with the weight of theeggs Full coarse of instruction and modern methodsof chicks, we offer our Breeding Stock at a
eggs handling same; able and experienced teach bargain : i pen 4 Black Langshan Hens, one EPILEPSY OR FITS
in powdered sugar ; add the ers; careful moral training and pupils(boys andyoung cock; i pen 9 Brown P Rock hens, i cock;a pens i i
men)of correct principle and habits,are 10 (each)) White Leghorn hens, cocks*; i pen 5
juice of two lemons and the grated characteristic of Brown Leghorn hens, i cock; i pen 5 S. S. Ham t Can this disease be cured! Most pbysldast say
rind of one ; then, a little at a time, burg hens i cock; pens 5 (each) Imperial Pekin : No-I say,Ye; all form and the wont cue*. After .
THE FISHBURNE SCHOOL, Ducks, i Drake. Send for rice-list with full 4 ftO year study and experiment have found Usremedj.
the weight; of the eggs in sifted flour, Wityn<.*h and the whites. Bake Electric: light and other modern advantage. .6-3-tf I
lastly whipped 1 duel by oplat**-ihe old,treacherous quack treat-
in small Write for catalogue FLORI DA'S advantage for small Investments,i I menu Do not dctp&Ir. Forget Impositions on
gem pans. -- "
"Real Kstate Journal Arcadia, i! your par**,put outrages on your confidence,put
LEMON PIE.-Beat the yolks of CD II IT EVAPORATOR |i.oo per year: sample, with state map 10-tam cent i fafiere Look forward,not backward. My remedyIs
three add the 473T7ANCYPIGKONS of to-da,. Valaablc work on the subject, and
eggs to a cream, grated --- --- -- -- -------- ---
Illlll THE ZIMMERMAN -Bought,sold exchanged' 'I large bottle of the remedy_ ent free for tdsL
peel and juice of one fine, large .. The Standard Write for what you want. Stamp for reply, Mention Post-Office and Express addrua.t .
lemon ; put half a tablespoonful of TtteitLVUY.1\.I'U]UlOc' t".Jll.'ra.4"OU i .CU.Cstala t1ad.aa.u..n'0. LLOYD GRAXT, Lady Lake, Fla. 7-aS-sH t Prof.W.XL nr SE,F.D.,A Cedar St.,:r.,1'crk.y .



STEPHEN POWERS. Editor.P. Too State Institutions at Lake City I States and has given the best of re- ]i Pearl Cat Tail millet jper pound............ JOe

The Hoard of Trustees of the German or Golden' millet, per bushel........ *.oo
O. Address La wtey. F1a.r new suits, as the head of no departmentis Hungarian u, per bushel................. .5P
}Florida Agricultural College and Experiment : then interfered with by a Director Rural Branching Dhoura per pound......... 250
I I White mllo maize ...... 200Kaffir
CONTENTS. Station will find they haveno who assumes to know something of corn '* .. ..... : cAmber :

small task to perform when they all. The economical side of such an cane or sorghum ... ..... 3ocAlfalfa
.. ......
GROVE ORCHARD-Editorial Notes Cull or Lucerne "
and AND Drop Oranges .. .. . . .;.. 443lu.l' enter upon their work. They should organization is apparent. Johnson gmsa ......... 150
exercise much in the Gold: seed rice (upland))), per bushel......... 2.00
Rambling Dots; Japan Hums .. 444 care The great need of the institutions is Genuine red rust proof oats ......... hoe
Chicago Letters, 3.; Pear might; Kiplry and work of the college and the station in and of White seed rice ......... 2.25
Ripley Queen . . ..... .. .... .... 445 economy a proper equipment Beggar weed seed per pound ........ ...... .2$
the and guard the defectsin
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Kggplant Culture; past, against the various departments. At the

Mexican Clover; German Kali Works; To the organization and work of the time the botanical chemicaland GROCERIES.
Mature Potato .. .. .. ., . present ,
Make ft 446 future. The important thing is to veterinary departments have a Butter gilt edge.... .. ................. ... 25
POULTRY-Notes in Pausing; What Do They The of Cheese, full cream ... ...... ......... .... .14
Drink Grain and Vegetables .... .... 447 start tight. plan organizationand very meagre equipment, and the field Cheese, }{ cream .... ................... .1'HKraporated
AriARY-To Keep Honey from Candying; work in other States should be for work in those lines is as importantas apricots ..................... .16
Appliances Needed; Grape Juice . .. 447 Hnporated peach ............. ........... .14
OUR MURAL HOMK-Florida Life, Lemon Re- consulted, and their strong pointsad many in the agricultural depart- Kvaporated apples........................ .11

dpes . . .. .. .. ;.. .. .. .... ... 44S opted to our institutions, so (far as ment, where single experiments cost Dried peaches .. .. ...................... .10
Dried ap plea.. .............................. .08
HorToIUAa-Salnt'Very Fine Peaches;World's possible. hundreds ot dollars. A better equipment Currants... .... .... ................ .06
Fair Notes; State Institutions at I.akeCity 450 Evident! the first the Hoard Citron. .. ....... .................... .16
) thing is a necessity. Probably our .. .........
California Oranges; Rapacious Orange Prunes Turkish.......... .... .13
Dealers ......... .. . ... .. .. ...... 451 wili find in all successful institutions i is station will show a equipment Raisins, L. L. box....... ........ ...$1.90
A Oog'Pioof Sheep; Orange Trees in Gulf that the President is President and poorer nags, Dry. .. .. .. ... ............. ........ .1.1
than other for the ol
States; Shrewd ) ruit-Grower... .. .. .... .. 453t any amount -
1 not a mere chairman of f a faculty; that money that has been received.Markets Market Notes.JACKSONVILLr. .

'in him are vested certain powers to act O.-The Fruit Exchange I
-- July
Weather in Jacksonville.
without consulting his; 'acuity. see in 4 to l he gaining in the percentage

Ii. There are certain matters occurringin of the pineapple crop handled
a. e. be = .5' 0IATL the of a college in by it. The movement for the past week
= .E = 0 {i'= management
a d. F'. a was 2,102: barrel era ten and 310 half !
GO -GO -A -ij -=-: -" -C...:. which the faculty should take action, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., July 0. crates-total 2,508-which Is l lieved to

Junt'J7.... 82 So 4 77 17 fib 0.00 and a discretionary President would FRUITS AND VF.GKTABLKS. I... fully half of the total shipment
.. ....7.1 76 7.1 01 76 0.3':1unt' call! them for advice. Hut
: upon certainly These are average quotations. Extra choice through Jackbonville\ for that period.
.... ...... 74 83 71 14 78 0 13une30
..... ... 77 84 10 I. 7i 103my he should not call: them in to act Iota!ots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor There is still sonic complaint of over-
I...... .. 8o $ 70 19 fIG T lower. ripeness; some fi.w shipments have arrived .
the of cadet who have Lemons, Fla., 1.50102.00
case a
July 2...... .. fiG 73 22 8. T upon may Messina.. ... .. .. .. ...... 4.50 hero from Indian river which
July j.6 i ps 72 20 82 T left the top button of his coat unfastened Pineapples ., '. 2.00103.00 would not even here to
- pay expenses ,
...... .. .
dress Much I of the Porto Rico each 3010.50
Mean .... 17.4 7'J.3188.4!' 72..1 16.1 Ro.t 1.54 at parade. nothing of shipping further. Oneor
Bananas bunch .. .. .......... none in marketPotatoes Bay
E. It DKMAIN; OWrver. disturbance in the past has arisen irom 3.00 two stencils are also noted for their ,
the desire of the entire in 5-barrel lots 2.75 green condition.
faculty to attend
Onions, Egyptian, ioo-Ih sack 3.25 (
-- But the whole the pineapple situation
to cases of no more moment than Via 3-peck crate.... .... .... 1.25 on ,
Somo Very Fino Peaches.Mr. Sweet potatoes, ..... 2.00 is not Mid I at all, despite theopnressivelv \
the above.
Florida cabbage, 1.25 hot weather the past few c ays.TIll' .

A. Grant Ferrier, of Sorrento, On the President depends, very Beets" new bbl ,.per... t.00 to 3.00 1.50 [fast auction sale reported from Boston -

Lake county, sends us a box of the largely, the !success of the institution. i Turnips, Fla 2.00 in! an average: of l 15 cents all round.It .

finest and largest peaches we have I K he is responsible! for its success he Carrots,dozen"bunches......... ....... .25 i is well that there in vigilant insj -
Parsnips .35
ection of the fruit (at least a part of
this measured should as surely have the of selecting Celery ...2510 ..40HKK
seen year. One 7 t4 I power Plants,crate, small.. ... ......... no sale it) here at Jacksonville l before it goes on
inches around the short way and 9 a faculty capable of instructing Tomatoes. to t.oo further north. It would be still better,

inches the long way; another, 7% and in the several departments' as he de Coconnut Squashes*, ......... 1.25101.50 4.50 in theto heated times, if all the fruit

8)#, respectively. They were not sires. This, too would secure to him. Peanuts best brand...... ......... .07% could be overhauled here by competent

named, but are clearly of the Honey self support and harmony between the Plums.. ,Kelsey., # bu .z.5oto.oo to 1.00 parties.

type, being sweet Ireestones and of various departments. A faculty ad. Huckleberries .. ... ..... .. .... .08 Bill I'MENT8 OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES.
Cucumbers, crate ... .25
the traditional Honey I form-lonp, verse to the President, and not harmonious Green Corn, .1; Hv the Ocean Line, the Tallahassee,

with themstlves Peaches.. carrier, Florida 1.50102.00 June :30,1,102; boxes of fruit and 5,1)73)
a deep suture near the stem anda among,; can never Georgia ..... 2.00
corresponding bulge near the tip. succeed in making a college.As Apples, Georgia, carrier. 1.25101.50>> crates of vegetables,; ; City of Macon (to
Melons IloMon June 30 1451 oxe8of fruit and
per 8.001015.00 ), ,
The points are long and thick but to the Experiment Station, the
not Cantaloupes, bbl-crate 1.00101.50 1,<)MH crates vegetables: Nacoochee
curved and the ot the is office of Director should be abolished Sweet Pepper peck. .40 fruit
body peach 2lU'51xxe: ? of and 0,23crttiii )
July $
Grapes, Niagara, carrier... .......... 1.50
notable for its solid and heavy struc I altogether, or else that, functionaryshould 'I Black of vegetables; City of Hirming-

lure, well shouldered at both e-iremi- I be the same as the Presidentof Okra, peck .35 to .40 liam, July 4, irooluxesof fruit and 4,160

ties, and at the stem end almost square. the College.. I In the stations of POULTRY AND EGGS. crates of vegetables.

colored Kansas, Nebraska New Jersey and Ilens I .. .. .. .. .. ....................... .34t0.36 HINTS TO SHIPPERS.
They are highly externally
Roosters.. ......' .30 I The in and
greatest\ care picking shipping
and fairly well marked with blood Illinois there is no Director. ; in Iowa Broilers. .... auto .30 I .
Turkeys, pound ......... is requisite this hot weather. Our
the Director is such in being per 16 to 16Sc
Flesh rich luscious and only name
tracery. Ducks.jjio .50 I ie| orter watched the commission men

melting; quality best. the Professor! of Agriculture ai d Cecae. .. .50 sorting, over$)WClMtxo'nof l Niagara ,grapes

--...---- co ordinate with all the rest of the sti- KKK. .12 which grew less than sixty miles from

tion staff Our sister State of Alabama HAY GRAIN, ETC. Jacksonville, and were shipped by one
World's Fair Notos. White corn, small lots...ft 1.2S of the careful and
has one of the best organized agricultural Mixed: corn... .... .......... ..... 1.20 melt thoroughmen
We clip the following from the \1'hite oats, ,.g. in the State. Lying in the express
colleges and experiment stations. MUedoats. 'I 1.7S olllce one night, .... of them
Country Gentleman: in the country;and the work turnedout Hay No. i. Timothy, small lots. 21.00 l became soft and had to bo culled out of

Florida has quite a good lot of by that station Is recognized and Wheat t1'heatbransmall Middlings perton.lots...... ....... 21.00 aojoo the hunches and thrown away. The

oranges shown on an arch, also a quoted as being an authority., In Alabama Ground feed, fresh (corn and oats), per sack entire lot was dripping) with juice.It .
of too is the Kiinful fact that the
number of of Express
lemons (
plates etc. A
the Director is also President i of Peed meal, in sacks of 100 pounds, per ton 23.00 is
cocoanut tree in bearing a ginger Rice flour, per cwt.. Company{\ too dilatory about delivering
the College, but he has no control of wheat, per sack of too pounds........ 1.40 |eriVlinblo goods in this city
a coffee tree, pineapples and banan is monies, except to recommend. Prepared steam cooked cow feed per cwt i
are the chic! attractions there. A dis Ijopound Racks... 1.30
The staff should consist of an agriculturist Prepared steam cooked horse feed per cwt Fruit Exchange Bulletin.
play of and wine 15O'pouadAack., .
orange scuppernong a horticulturist, a botanist, Pearl grits, per ban el. j.O i.y JAct soavlLI.E. ."'.A., July 5.-Tele*
and and marmalade is
guava jelly also a chemist and a veterinarian. The Pearl meal, per 3,10 ,.;nu II H. 1. Three hundred and eleven
winter .. ........
Flour best
made. wheat patent 4.85
of sold
work in entomology and meteorologycould Fl ur, extra fancy family... ... ..2S crates pines today averaged 15
The Huntsville Nurseries of Ala. be combined with some other (Half barrels, either brand, 250 per barrel cents. Condition perfect.
extra.) 2. Sold 275: crates of
pines to-day at 6
bama show a new method of gradingtrees department, as the former with botanyand Cotton seed meal bright per ton...... .. ... 26.00 to l 15 cents; average, 7U cents.

which is both novel and useful.A the latter with chemi try, or placedin Dark ton or. ..Sea. Island. . .cotton.. . .seed... .None meal,in per market 3.:J Car 16915 sold for 020.00; average,

colored metal tag is attached to each the hands of assistants. The head Pure ground bone fine, per ton 31.00 4.20& ) per crate.

tree in the nursery row before digging; of each department would then be a ,I German Bone and kainit potash, per per ton ...... iJUoo 4. Sold small pines to-day; average, 10

a man taking the height and caliper specialist and all have equal rank. I I plaster .. ..... .. .. .... 10.00 17.00Land I. cent; market U'ire.
I Nitrate Soda .tc" per pound; per ton. ... .. 55.00 Demand continues good I. but price are
of the tree and a boy following to put The President of the College would I I Muriate potash, atfc per pound; per ton... 50.00 lower owing$ to the fact that the pine

on the tag. At pulling time all that become President of the board of direction i i Sulphate Sulphate potash potash, 90 2C per per cent.pound..;.per.. ..-ton.-........ SOO 33.00 ,generally; reach market rather overripe.

has to be done is to instruct the men and act as chairman in the -
to pull all the trees with tags of a staff meeting to adjust differences Peas 1.10 Oranges and Lemons.

similar color. Hy this means the among the station workers as to their ... \\.hlppoorwill...... ..... ... ............1.10 Boston-Common Florida, 2.50 to 3.50;
of the is .. BaCK. ........... .... ........ ..1..5 Palermo 1.75; to 3.50. Florida lemons
grading trees absolutely of work and have control of ,
perfect I j .; Black Kye ......... 1.25 .) ..,,=
as one careful man has done finances so that each department .. Red Rippers... ............... n..... 1,15 1.75 to .... Itl.-
Cench... ... ........ .; New York bel fc June
? J.1S Sg Day 30-
what, under other conditions, a dozen should get its proper share. This I II Split.... ....... ...._*..t> ...**...?<... 2-75 {) ,
careless. ones might have done. is in successful in Beans. .........<................,..*...N. 2.40Lima Mniori lemons, fancy, 5.00: to 6.87; com-
plan operation several .......,.*.tt'.'.H'...*|.,.,.,,.,,., J.JQ monr 335.! !Rodi orangen ,3,00 tq 5.62.



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Cincinnati, Juno 20, at auction-Cali. this fruit but the flavor is far ahead of I

to fornia 2.85.: oranges, l.JJO to 1.05; }Florida 1.55 i the making Havana it an and attractive the color fruit much and richer grateful [Jacksonville |anipaX |Jeij{ ftest Rail wan go.0

IluiTalo, \Jiino Califoniia orange to the palate. The crop i Is large and

at auction (anoY61-cdlinIPM. l.'JO; to 2.80; acreage increasing each year, and {popular -
H. Durkee, Receiver
Cal. tnetl. sweets. 1.75 to 3.05j:;; average price) and a large demand is assured
.Q..') to this fruit each season. THE
There has been Feveral small ship. AGRLONYIII s F'r} G 1FJN .
Chicngo,June27-California needling*, ments of Japan M> called by the
waRt) 70c to DOe; lemons, 1.40 to U.OO. grower ami shipper plums l''. I.... DoubVara : T aJ.T .wg l Tropical + Trunk+Line
Juno 20 744 IXxcsCal. seedlings, wasty,
of Judsonia, Ark., to this market durIng r
1.00 to 1.00) ; 09 boxes lemons, 1.0(1( to 3.00. the past week. They were the largest t t ,,i Extending southward from Jacksonville, excelin

Cincinnati-Oranges, good demand and finest plums ever offered l here equipment and service, reach all
firm; fancy Florida, 4.50 to 5.00; California either from Arkansas, Illinois or Missouri. r r.L ,L-\ .4 i prominent winter and summer
Navels 3.00 to 4.00. They were free from stings and other .ir '\ a
St. Louis-California St. Michaels-1.00 evidences of insect enemies, and if it r' '" ; PLEASURE RESORTS

to 1.50:" ; Mexican 3.50 to 3.75. should 'IO them in this climate, will i"
prove the most valuable acquisition on r ofFlorida.| 'r'hrougit,: -traineervico with Parlor,
the plum list. It was purple in color "' t i Pullman, Bullet, and Sleeping-cars
Pineapple Prices. and, looked like a German prune and carry you through

Boston-Hlake & ]Ripley sold Florida.0 sold for twice as much as any other t 4't, i.-1 LLI
) Groves Fruit Farms
to 27 cents each. Iluvanas 8 to 15 variety offered. da Z r Orange ,
cents each. I*. M. KIKLY & Co. 0
York ; & Juno 20 P44114 Vegetable Gardens
New --Sgolwl Day .Agro. cr ,
Hold 200 crates at 8$ to ]51} cts each; Junu .tx. L. .t "'J

30, 500* crates at II to 15 cents; mostlysmall Boston Markets.W'atertuelonsThere t t ; Pineapple Plantations,
though in good condition except was a big throwof r i %

one stencil, which showed decay. E. L.Goodscll melons on the market Tuesday morn- ...... Phosphate Mines -
oiltl 1 :3,517:) Havanas 3 to 10 cents ing, 47 carsor alxwt 54,000 melons, having p. *
each. arrived late Monday on the Savannah
uR1 a ,I
y 3 ? Cocoanut Fields
'hilatlolphia-Flor) 5 to $15 j per steamer; and 12 cars, or about 13,000: ", ,
100. came in over land About 55,000 camu rim AND ALONG THE
lnuilwl1k--Sl.25 to $2.50 i per dozen. in by rail Wednesday, and altogetherthere &t"r
:.&O to crate. has been watermelons for everybody .
Chicago-$ $-) per St. Johns River *-
St. I/mis-Florida* in good supply and and prices have consequently. 'tl 111..1 ,
good demand at $1 to$2 JHT dozen; $.i to up, though the fruit has been in excellent Indian River,
$7 cnito. condition Prices from boat or in
Omaha-IlJoridn.per pines per crate $0 to wagon lots from store should be quoted ; : y Lake Worth,

$8. at: Small sizes lOc; mediums, lac; ex- RtrrrtiZr 6Q D Forming A New Rouge to
Cincinnati-Fruit Auction Company tras, 17 to 20c. The cold ,,"eathera.rl)- LIrRAiT$ lNAYANAI

sold Florida pines 21 to 12} cents; mostly in the week had a bad effect on prices. r 1, ..,, r BISCAYNE I BAY.
7 toO cents. Pinl'appll'S-Hcceipt.8{ of pines have
been light throughout the week, but as a
Direct Line to TAMPA, PUNTA CORDA and Gulf Harbors.
rule the fruit has been! in good order and

California Fruits. brought letter prices, on the average, YOU TIME, purchasinJt. tickets via Jacksonville "
BOSTON July 5.-Cherries, 10-i ound than last week. The sugar loaf variety TROUBLE By Tampa
WILL { Key West It'y. Scud for largo map of Florida,
boxes, 25c to 1.75; apricots, 20-ib boxes, have sold readily at 7 to 8c for i poor to AND by snail with other infonuatlon-ot. interest.
2.00 to 3.00; |ienclit' 20-lh 1Nxa,1.00 to good, and 12 to 14c for the l>est. Some SAVE TRANSFERS
: .001)itnus, 20-lb IKJXCH.,1.25 to 1.50. small Florida sold from receivers handsas !'
; low as Cc. There ha.oen' a few R. B. CABLE, W. B. COFFIN, C. D. ACKERLY,
New YoilK, July 5.-Cherries, 25c to Havana reds on the market and few lotswere GcncraliMunujfor.: 8ul rll1tClulcnt. Gent rag 1'aesengerAgent.
40c to :3.30 l : 55c
2.75; apricots, ; peaches,
sold under 13c: and lie was an outside .1 _
to 2.55: plums I 95o to 2.05... Journal. --

CHICAGO July 5.-Cherries, 50c; to price.-'niit for some years to come, and IJoone's is >rices. All at once ten carloads of oranges -

1.501)1111118; 2.75 to 3.00; Ieaclteti,1.25{ to a good one. wero dumped nto this market by
1.55; apricots, 1.15 to 1.40. California Oranges.The FI.omo.FnulT l- xcUASO..General his wily dealer, wfth 1 the result that
fruit that was avenging, from $2.95! to
quantity of oranges still left in Manager A. M. Ives has sent out a circular {
CHICAGO, July 3.-Melons( 15.00 to California is not large and it will not l helong in which ho cordially Invite. all $8 for seedlings--aul corresponding
:38.00 i per 100; nutmegs, 1.50 to 2.75 per before the close of the season. Oranges orange growers, whenever they are in prices for letter grades-is now beingOITenel
by this trickster at 90 cents
down Riverside Navels, choice 2.75 to per
; remaining are mostly Australian Jacksonville, to make the Exchange
JL50(); i l'enc1ICM. free, 50 to 75c half bushel: Navels, St. Michaels and! Mediterranean: rooms their headquarters and place of box in the now badly glutted market.
cling, :30 to 40c; egg plant 75c to 1.25:; Sweets. Shipments of mixed lots are I general resort, whether they are patrons So long as such men are furnished with
,. white, 60 to 75e bushel I business at this end, so long will their
crate; squash ; going forward, which are in general of the Exchange or not.
interests be sacrificed. All these
sweet corn, Missiftsipjpi, 75c to 1.00 bushel rather diflirult to market to advantage.For goods
forwarded f. b.
nominally as o.
tomatoes Mississippi, 75c to 1.25 were
; |per consignment Mediterranean"
4-lMtkct crate. Rapacious Orange Dealers. sales, and tho 'returns' will be made as
Sweets( from Duart, sent to England recently -
sold at fair prices here, but the little
CINCINNATI, July 3.-Peaches, fancy, very low prices were received.A The orange growers of California do discount: for rejections, brokerage, etc.,
:3.00) bushel; tomatoes! fancy 2.00 bushel Liverpool! fruit circular states that for not NO their profits devomredbycon11nission ) will in Home cases over balance tho
; melons, 15.00 to 20.00 per 100; onions! home unaccountable reason California' men as uo those of Florida, hut the\ ). amount given as the selling price."
8.50 to 4.00 barrel. oranges ap|ear to have lost favor, bringing have even a worse evil, to-wit : Their : iIJ.
NEW Yang July :3.-The market for low prices, while other descriptions home dealers who slaughter; the shipper
command full rates. in their struggles with W. Stone Secretary of the
watermelons i is quiet; {teaches of good without mercy
quality meet ready Hales; the Mime with There is a fair local supply of domestic each other. The following from the Georgia Tear GrowerH'.cf'MCinUon, says
plum; {tears meet limited sales thoughthe ; lemons, and good prices are realized. Riverside Press is in evidence : "One of the yield in that section this year will bo

supply is light; apples are dull, with Sicilies are not in the market. Mexican the largest dealers hr with such regularity ; over 80,0001)arrels. ..
bulk of arrivals i poor; some few grajH-s limes are in abundant supply. The arrivals : traced and duplicated 1 the ship -
here selling well; muskmelons sell in limited of oranges; are still free anti prices ments of his comH.titors, that few W. 31. McFadden, of Placentia. Cal.,
quantities: ; Southern IA&/onto {tears-, I range abut the same.-Pacific Rural: doubt} he has obtained! a knowledge of recently received advices of tho sale of A
mostly windfalls, are dragging at about Press. other shippers' business hy dishonest shipment of -142. boxes of Mediterraneansweet (

1.50 to 2.00 per barrel, and SOc to 1.00 iter methods.Ve were recently_ shown the oranges in St. Paul at $t per box,
crate; a hand-picked of medium size Business Notices. evidences furnished hy the documents which, ho claims, is the highest average
reach top quotations, and fancy large themselves, which show that he had, '[)trice brought for any oranges from California
would bring a premium; choice freestone' NATIONAL LEAD {'oII' S. II. !shipped 1 carload after carload: toacertain ( this year for such a quantity.
teaches wanted good prices; common Conklin writes from M t. r.irmel, ('onI1. Eastern house on the day following a Fruit Trade Journal.
early sorts dull and irregular; Niagara "Enclosed please find check for your bills: shipment from another concern, and in .. .
of May :2d? anti 12th. I repeat{ the gratification case hilled the goods<< at fully 40
Florida) 1.50 to:3.00 24-quart case every
gratw{ ; The ) Grocery World :
I before *" to the convenience which Philadelphia says
t expressed a lx below the at
{teaches, St. John, :24-quart' COM, 3.50 to cents I.r j >x The Mississippi tomato trade has suffered
and the real (
the artistic -
economy the first was ()ld. In case the
4.50<> Alexander, 1.35 to 2.00 melons shipment
; ;
this from tho effects of shipping in
the National I Ixiul Oomiwny'sPure year
1 12.00 to 5.00 100 nuukmolons, Iteauty goods were not accepted the commission I
i per ; White Lead Tinting Color lIan'l'ru"f..l large quantities of gnarly, split and Inle-
advised to take them and sell
Charleston barrel, 1.50 to 3.50. man was
rior stock which cases have
In ,
in ul4intlwlII.. It would many
to me for what he could get. In the case referred
as if the old way of trying to produce the Eastern dealer kept his barely brought freight charges. For: BOV-
ST.IA)>'ts,July 8.-Pears, LeOonte, 1.00 .I seem to oral past the Mississippi( packers
desired shade of color by mixing years
the the first and
contract. with shipper refused
1,35: 4-basket melons 100.00 |
to case ,
pt.r| ; with much labor} have sent desirable tomato to this mar-
to tM.()(); pines, &0o to 7.00 crate; {otu- many colors together to handle the good on any terms ket which commanded high figures, but
must l he abandoned in
and guesswork forwarded the evidences of the
: : but
homegrown, 60 to 05c! bushel
tow, ( ; under the present' conditions their
oniotts, CaliforniR, {iKkto) ) UK bushel; favor of your economical sure and easy i il11ethoct. prop{ () ition made. It is fair to infer tation is suffering badly.A repu-
My I painters wish to introduce that the goods were taken in a majority
greet corn 75 to Ne bushel! : tomatoes,
Arkansas, i-bu, 75c; Mississippi, crates. their use in an adjoining town and" want of such cases, awl that they sold at 31 .

1.00 to 1.85; Florida grape" Niagaras, a couple of your hooks us guides. price that left the grower nothing worth car of pines left Jacksonville, June
I'Ilo.OO :Malt crate. BOOSE'S EAULY On.\siE.The new advertisement mentioning. ]In another case three of! 2,73. m., and arrived in ChicagoJune
The continued heavy receipts and of Mr. C. A. Hoono speaks our Riverside, houses were sending
6 and was in the hands of
43. m.,
strong: demand for Florida pineapples is for itself. Very early and very late goods to a certain utcality for which they
) to be in demand receiving uniformly satisfactory the consignees at 6 a. m.
a surprise to the most sanguine friend of oranges are likely strong were




WEATHER AND CROPS. A MINNEAPOLIS MIRACLE. tering of the heart and frequent weak
ri ju'lls. I would eat but it would do me
.For' tho Week Ending July 3, I no good. I could not sleep. I was :in
1893. Tho Romarkablo Cure of J. B. White misery and clt pair. My I father took

Conditions "..,'mll,)" more favorable>> of this City. [Dr. William: Pink Pills, and his improvement
for crop>> ami pun! for orange grim! was so rapid that I thought I
Some, corrwMrnli| iit8 t tate that cotton i is -- would take them /too. At first I felt
not doing well It in allccted with rust .\ C'rlppli' fur Tun Year.*. lmnouiir worse and then I l>cgan, to mend BO raj>-
In fields it is Incurable. by I'lij'wlrlan'' mid ilvt>ii up ,
in;places. some she4ding i idly that I was astonished." I have taken
the-under 1r'ntiv's. and on Handy soil tlt) hy 111- IrrlrHda. IHtv-llow" Ito Olitlllfird seven Urn-sund! am now nearly well. Ican

(>ilanU> are dying out. Some attribute Itrllrratnd lIlTllillUHVtdl do my own work and can sit'op and
the scalds others to lice. ThHhipmeiit :\11&11-111, Duuglitt'r'ft. '" 3IurtHoiiM well. In
cause"" to eat the mornings I feel refreshedafter
of the pear crop ln'gan this Improvement.From a night's rest."

week. ( he J/wmw/K/ Journal.) August (Jrotefend l, who keeps the Ger.
Western Dint riot.-The hhowew on mania Drug Store, at lOll Main st., N.
June 28th! and 29th were and} Precious i ii: the' panacea that cures E., corroborated what Mr. White had hortest.

greatly eiiefited! l the crops which were when ho|e is gone and medical advice said aliove>> in regard to his! condition, Quie Cest.

beginning to hhow from drought pronounces the death fo.entN1Cl.incur. saying, "I have sold+1 a great many since
aftt'r a week or ten gays oC warm, dry these cures. Some) of the lumbermen
able.: How
terrible it is to think of leaving
wl thl'r. Some sections till complain going in the woods: have taken half clo1.cnlots [Most Attractive
of dry .weather, and tho whole district this sweet .life In'forc the alloted Ux of these pills with them. They

would bo benefited 1 hy more rain. The general yearn of man's time here on earth are certainly have done a wonderful lot of

crop outlook continue avoniule, except :' good and should have the entire creditof
spent. Thus sjKjke) J. I H.; White>> 1201,
for cotton,which has not been doing the cures." ROUTE
3d St.. N. E.1 last
: night to a Journal re
well since the severe htorm of two weeks On inquiry The Journal reporter(
ago. Lack of 'rain and l heat have fired porter. Mr. White hats IK'l'1t much talked found that these pills are now on sale at IIETWEEN -

corn Slightly in .places. The ]pear crop is about of late, and the following convcr* i the various wholesale drug houses of Florida Points and the North.

reported very heavy in tho extreme western wit ion explains why : MinneajMlisand) >> 1 :St. Paul and are_meeting
counties and the fruit in: going to ** with a but not fast TilEFlorida
I am a, native of>> Shediar, New Druns- good sale as! as
Northern market in carload lot, hut in i wick and of French descent. 1 have they will sell as soon as! their merit is!

Middle Florida blight in rt'Irt.IJiSht l>eeii in Minneax| >>>lis for many years. I fully known. He ata: found that they Central and
on account of and other causes.: am now (no;( years old.! I fell from a building were manufactured: by Dr. "'I II ialllK'

Local markets are well stocked with fruit two years ago and broke my thigh, Medicine ComiKiny) Schenectady, N. Y.,
and vegetables. Highest tt>mtenitur| hcftidct injuring myself internally. The and lirockvillc, Out., and the pills are Peninsular
03; lowest, (CO; mean) 81; average rainfall doctors; could do nothing for me hut let sold in boxes (never in bulk by the hundred

1.50 inch. the bones grow together. as l best! they ) :at 50 cents a l box, or six boxes for i'r.\
Northern District" Temperature could. When I was able to walk $:..1":0"( .
ftlightly deficient. Small excess in rainfall crutches I came near dying from the on Williams') Pink Pills are a f>erfect LAKE CITY MHOON

; very littlo umhine. All .field crops! complication' of troubles that had: M't in blood builder and nerve restorer, curing! ,

are reported 1 to be doing well. SlinV after the fall. }For one year and It half such diseases as rheumatism, neuralgia, AND NTiiMNTll
uncut of |war crop began' thin' week. I walked on crutches, striving; in vain to partial paralysis, locomotor ataxia, St. ,

Oriental plums and {Caches are rt'portecl find sono! relief from the misery I felt VitUn'!' dance, nervous headache, nervous TO -
to IK wormy and rotting on tho trees in night ami day. The worst of 'prostration and the tired+l feeling there

Home sections. Hijx) 'figs are in market. atllictions! was that 1 could not part mv- from, the after effects of la grippe, Nashville, St. Louis and ChicagoWith
Melons of excellent quality are plentiful thing. If 1 could have taken nourishment l influenza and seven colds, diseases
but ono change of connectsnlMi
and cheap. GraH8| are coming in inconsiderable and kept' it down I could have depending on humors in the blood, suchas at /1 jnta for NKW: YORK sleepers and KANSAS
quantities. Highest tem stood the pain U'tter. I had four scrofula chronic cryHij; las, etc. CITY i'"i'i Florida Central and Peninsular
perature,11i: ; lowest, 70; mean, 80; average doctors, and kept taking all sorts Pink Pills give a healthy glow, to pale has neat y 7U' mile of track running throughtho

rainfall, 1.81&. of medicines. I had to stop all of them and sallow complexions and are at4pl'Ciflc Tnhnrrn 1l"ulI.
Central District-Ilainfall exceasivc; or I would have: been a dead man. I for the troubles (teculiar to tho titttrkVirmlNf, / Htl J>,.Iry tier Ho H,
tC'11IK'mturo| slightly deficient; averageamount hutmOUloh bottles left to Mart female system; in men they effect. u I'rttfit aril Strntrbrrry I.,,,..,.,
a drug Or'' ,
llnnnnnnntl'Inmjtpte ,
of eunshine. The fo\oil generallywas +tore. I would In* troubled so with radical cure in all CIi e\L-l'S arising= from /'le/wlIl/u. ,..11.II .
too wet for,cultivation, but the conditions mental overwork of ,..
headaches( and my hips| : would pain meMO worry, or excess f1lrtillrrr.vprlrlu HintIHhrr
were favorable for most crops.Vegetable >> : that I often nature. f lite /i"r"1T /.
thought I .should go any /.,. limit Hunting .
crops ore nearly done for t thisdistrict I ----* .+ ,
crazy. was **) emaciated that there Ihf .",'nl A'Uiliifirit 'ml*.
except look sweet potatUt'twhich was nothing to me but skin and bone. The raine Fertilizer Co.:ojjlccat/ Jacksonville HUM, tho befit lands for tillage, greatest variety -
generally well and a largo acreage, Last summer I felt a*' if I was nearly at the tuyyestion! of their Acir of iw>Us in tho State, and above all
sari l been
planted( The is .
orange crop clt'ful.1): kidneys then In-gut to bother>> turk oj/fce/ and their Xew 1 ark ayentu, Runs over tho Central Rldeeland
in good condition, and! the outlook is I me. I got so I could not sleep only at will) inanynrate a xystem of cut rates onallayricultnrttl Whore It Is High and Healthy.
Hplondid for a gxxlcrup; the fruit prom- intervals. Finally I in c1l chemical after Dcceintfcr15th. I'nsperou.towns! fill Its routuand It offers
il5 i rainfall has been: abundant .since.. the One day I was sitting out un the jwnch. This trill JWIY///// an eej>eriinent. the Northern markcUi. :lend for the i>opuar!
fruit It was a N'antifnl, sunny, Jay. The 1"OIllcwll better take advantage! it while song-
set. Highest temperature| SKI; singing of birds and'the odor it Itastts. / "MY "
lowest of (lowers See ad. on t, GO; mean) 80; average rainfall .
from ten l'tatiouif1)rtin"! | ) measured) 1 sot me to thinking of my childhood with its spirited<<1 words and beautiful musicdescripttvu

amount, 2.21! incliw.Southeni Uw From little that l French my t thoughts wit'kly) n'vt'r..1 er,.Ix -.-.-. .A- -. .-..-.-. .-. .. which Is'. gotten of an up actual In elegant Florida stylo-Home.Six pages, and

Dihtrict-The gn+tIter (part of MiHiittMir paj of full .lul 1M''''' inimlo i jH'r,containing also
Acadien. that Whether ,
tho week gave' warm, dry weather but \\ (- got.' 11IHII I quaffed a pictur 1 Mf a homo In Florida and a hunting
heavy rains have fallen in the Indian. thought I would like to read it and see from: a vessel of scene It""is mailed on receipt 10 cents((Intaml'ft.
how things wen at my old home. I toldmy to play expense of distribution.))
river section" ) sluice correspondents.. mailed wife to get me the last!'! number. Shc- tin, glass or gold ; 4 4There'snothitlgso Send also for the host map of Florida(sent
their rejM>rta. Shiiunents, of pinwipplen. free) unit note tho towns on Its route..
brought me the one that that A. A. o.
continue but the bulk of the has
crop. .
morning. The first I Jacksonville Fla.
thing s
been moved. Highest teni|>eiaturo, 91; long article ubout the miraculous good for the young -
lowest 72; mean, 82; average,; rainfall of I read cure or the old-as '
2.60 inches.NoteMany. a cripple. on and on, becom The Florida Central &
inK more interested<<1 than ever. The >>
corre;|>ondcnts arc not bent described in the. article said t Matt'

too reporting. late regularly.for Homo reports>> come [Williams' Pink l fills for Pale People Hires'Rpot Peninsular R. R. Co.
use. necessity forprnmtneHs
cured him and! they would others.
cure Offers
and to Shippers
. regularity i is urged upon
aroused my interest
story and
all and it is I in-
hemail.llin particularly requested that duced my druggist i to send for (them.! I The Shortest and Quickest Itaute11ETWEF.N
n'Jeotta| time to reach Jacknonville -
not relief
exH-ct| right away hut&uon Beer
evenings., made the < .
they headache
(KISS; awav.
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DEMAIN, Director.; After taking them some days I could onrllle.{ Pa! July 4th 11')3., eat. People aughed at me when I l>egan delicious, health- THE ,EAST AND WEST.

to take t the .pills, telling mo I was's staking giving, thirstsatisfying With Improved Ventilated Car, this comKany -

:For Old and Young. so much candy. But the day I : beverage. A Is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than over Crnpfl ever>> and to
threw away the crutches( they thought Insure close connections and prompt despatchto
TntVn Layer IM1U art n.kindly on the different. I am now well ant" hearty asa i Jtnperance drink for all Kusteru; and Western Markets.
child, tt).d.IlcMte<< fem l. or Infirm
el4 young man of 2.VAt temperance people. '. < to destination with
agge; to upon tiio vigorous man. .H' T. Through oars
this juncture his married daughter ; ..
A c package makes S galloon------ out change or delay.lerl8hatJIo .

Mrs.4There.N..hitt" said he,, "is came another into ea the Ls0ld and Enjoyed Everywhere. shippers advise freight Hl time followed posting various by who June-and

Tutt's Pillsniv i has tried I them. tetc)." Tlu, reporter lion |xlnu and arrival at destination.
All claims for overcharge and loss promptly -
thought it would IM a good idea to til| eak I adjusted.
of her case, also! since it was;( woman's. Thr. l !:.', .1I.U'IIISI'n\'
Mrs. White married a man of the BORE nud TOOL*" In the world for See that your goods are marked
same 40oradiDC: this biaMor.r-also
via F. C. & P. R. R.
tone to he 'weak ctomarti, bow. name as her father. t*. this, accounts for Horso Powors
elf, klduvjTM fctttl bladder. To tb... the same name. WELLS For Information call on or ad -rff.n ttelrwlreriKtlicnlnp qualitiesr Stoam Engines si ed :
The doctors. she. said "told -' .
wonderful cit iiiir fliein me I C. B. TA YT.UIt. Trar. A'let. Oeala. Fla.
form thrlr function as In yontii.toper* had uterine trouble. 1 was in a misera Pumps &valves, W. II. TITK Kit. nt'n. A'K't. Orlando Fl*.
ble cOIulition.thiIJK that I took DRILL Iron ripetad FittiocsWeU Sop. O. M. IIULIHiN.Tn,'. A'gt!{ r..eCAbufl'A. Fla.W. .
Sold Everywhere.Offle could elltatnel d work It. FUM.UIt.Trav. AVt. Tampa, ITa.
alleviate the pains; I would ( my a hH. Or N.S. PKNNINOTO.V.TrartlC: Mtnager.JaoksonvineFIa.
., HO to 144 WnsuinsUm St., H. Y. Jim ,tt and abdomen. I often had flute WELLS LOOMIS4.NYMAN ) .
Tirrix uuao, W.! I''. PLEASANTS.Oeoerall're'bt Ajrt




: The Hammock Plow. protected by bodies of water or by how Mr. Raymond could get twenty
forest trees on their northern sides, cents a pound for his figs, but :after
that: survived the disaster. Some remarkable an interview it is a mystery no longer.
exceptions are recorded, one Pacific Rural Press.
of which came under the observation -- ---
of the writer, and is worth mentioning Men( who will shake pears off the .
trees or knock them off with long

"We occupied a cottage during that poles, to be shipped to New York, do
winter on Berlin Street, near Napoleon not deserve much sympathy when
and St. Charles avenues, New Orleans, their trees succumb to the blight. If
around which were a number of very they will go to work now and cut them
fine orange trees.!' It was soon apparent back to sound wood, they may not
after he freeze that these trees nerd to beat or shake the trees to get

were lost. In an adjoining place, at the fruit henceforth.
P:4 the corner of Berlin and Prytania .
*; streets, stood a large! number of fine I believe in patents, but there's one
Manufactured expressly for uso in Florida. No plow liar ever been made that orange trees, none of which were seriously trouble about them. A patent,on'an
will surpass thin in turning the heavy, clammy lauds: of tho hammocks or Hat- injured. The of these. article doesn't leave you quite so free
woods! of Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama. It has ample throat, highland escape I to discuss the merits of the article.
,hide and there is no danger, of its choking in foul hoops: The best grade of trees was a puzzle, and it was sometime
iron center steel employed and all wearing parts are thoroughly hardened. before it was solved. The explanation Any unfavorable criticism is likely to i
Weighs 50 pounds, steel beam, cut (01 l| inches with one extra point. (I'rico 1050. was found in the fact that be considered a personal attack on the
Given with the paper one year for $8.30 or as a premium. for ten new subscribers immediately north of them stood the patentee.
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residence and other: buildings of the -
Evaporate Your Fruit at owner. This circumstance, together : Chas. Holmes, of Le Roy, has a

Home. y with the additional one that the smoke : Kelsey plum tree, set in 1890, now*

With tlit. *- U. ;8. Cook Stove Drier '" .... and warmth from the house fires im over three inches in diameter and having
hundnidft of dollars worth of fruit -"" "," 1 parted, to some extent, warmth to the it is estimated, over 1,000 plumsas
can IMS wived, with thin machine) '" icy atmosphere, saved the trees. There large as eggs.
every )'o.u. To meet tho demand ....- .
like instances in that city of immunity
for a small cheap! drier, ,suitable -
The Inline Fertilizer Co.:*office at JackKimrillf -
for cook oil *from the effects of the freeze,
use on any ordinary
; nt the their Xeto
xuy jetion of
or gasoline Move, wo now offer the where the trees were similarly situated.
... York ojjice and their Yew York aaent$,
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above. It is very simple, economical \
will inaugurate a tyttem of cut rate* on
cflicient and! convenient, awl A Shrewd Fruit Grower. all flurcuUund! cl.emcflllJujler Dectinben15th.
for farmers use jest what is wanted, Mr. Rjymond, the pioneer of Thin trill la purely an eayeriinftit:
and l believe the and
wo cheapest Miramonte Kern after a 1 Yon lmllltJUrr take advantage itichileit
county, very
bet little drier of its class on the
market. succc .u'' business career, turned his lasttn. See ad. on laM jxiye.
$8501n l value for$,.OO. Through experience and capital toward the
a pH-cial| arrangement we arc enabled development of a new industry in an For Malaria, Liver Trouble
to otter the IT. 8. Cook Stove
unsettled and certain feat.
t : country or Indigestion,use
Drier, the regular price of which i
is $;,00 for only fl.OO) together with ures of his methods ate. worthy of BROWN'S IRON BITTERS

a)'OOr'KhUhsorfpt ion to tho FA KM Kit: f special note and careiul analsis. _..-_- --- --- 3rWA
AND Fituir GituwKit. To anyone P Mr. Riymond chose the White st tee..d
sending a club of nix yearly"nib- =t ey ra' Adriatic fig, and was so careful to ; ctY[ixA? A P OL" *
scribers at $2.00( each, or four rub he needs of the Covered !
study tree, to carry with Tasteless' and Soluble Coating !
peril-r and 2.00 in
will send one of tho driers money free. ,; every fig by hand at the proper stage i BEEGHAM'Si' ;
'- ot mammyto turn and spreadin
This drier has eight; galvanized t. press
wiro cloth trays containing twelve (curing as to be able to guarantee i PILLS :
square) feet of tray I"urfnct'-the every fig. Then! he sent East and ar.a ra rr.Uon. 11
dimensions brio 22x10 inchen' had a special package made from 41 AntldoUfor'V.akHt..aell. *
height 20{ inche) Sent by freight at receiver's ('xpCUSt't.jght., crated, about light, pressed tin, to hold one pound, I < |
twenty-seven jKUinds. and had it made highly ornamental. SICK HEAD- :
It is always ready for use! and wi-1 last a life-time. Has IHM.II thoroughly tested In this he packed the figs in a dis ACHE, !
and approvedtntl! will more than please you. As :a great economizer and moneymaker tinct method of his own, so that when Impair.]>
for rural people it i is without a rival. the lid is removed, it looks as though: :tr ed lion llc.Co.*.... -- --- coil He .
the box contained a of rope. 'UpaUon.DI..rd.r.
A Do -Proof Shoop of the ewes on station farm producedfirst intends that every one who opens a ed Liver.
The Virginia experiment station lamb January, 1892, and twins box of his figs shall remember that it ote.,land
says its experience with Dorset sheep I January, 1893. Another ewe gave was different from any other and that ,; i;atM I hy FEMALE to be .ip.eUll/AUFFCRERO.ficaeiou and remedial

has been encouraging. A station birth to one lamb April, 1892, and everyone was a good fig. By such < > Of all druggist Price! 2& e:entt. box,
bulletin says: The sheep are easily one November, 1892. A third ewe means he hopes that the sale of one 'r!.. MhAA New fcA York A De fat.. 365 A A Canal A !MN fit.A Hi
kept, docile and quiet, nicely shapedand gave birth to twins in March, 1892, box may find him a customer for the --
the best of mothers. We would and lost lamb in fall of 1892. next.
also add another feature not mentioned -I This would be a good sheep for When he makes up his mind to in 'PRAY4

in experiences given, yet a Florida if the Legislature would not traduce his goods to a certain market, PUMPSMAOCflY
fact well known to breeder; they enact a law requiring it to be tie- he takes pains to learn the standing of .

have but little /fear ol dogs, and often horned for the protection of dogs. : retail grocers, and after making his z)]) THE DEWING CO.,SALEW.O.HCNION&HUBBCLL. .
I will drive them from the field--the --... selection, sends a sample of his figs ,
e ewe, when caring for her young Orange Trees in tho Gulf States. with the proposition to make him sole* A,..,.. CBIOAOO.lli.
WtlU for Catalogue sot TJULITUX OM 8r&A "'u.
showing at times the greatest couragein A Mississippi grower writes in Farm agent for that city, to consign no
this direction. Concerning the and Fireside : "Twice in half a century more fruit than he can easily sell, andto
I quality of wool, we sent a small lotto orange trees in the Gulf States wait until the fruit is sold for his MAKE MONEY

j; a Richmond commission merchant, (save in some favored locations and pay. Thus the merchant is called _
and his reply we give in full: "We 'fortunate: situations) have succumbed upon to invest no capital and assumeno While You Sleep.

jI'j enclose herewith a statement and check to the rigorous touch of the frost king. risks, and is well pleased with a
I'' for one sack wool. We find that this In the winter nt 1879 the temperaturefell twenty per cent. commission on sales. SIAHJXCEISIQR
is a very desirable staple, and good, too low for them. Some, how So far he has only three or four cus .
strong wool. There is only one feat ever, survived. Again, in January, tamers, and they fairly quarrel for a
ure of it that detracts from its being 1886, a cold wave of unusual severity great many more figs than Mr. Ray E
specially attractive, and that is that it swept southward to the Gulf, destroying mond can supply. If such a man as FRUIT DRIERErmpnmtf
has a little too much weight to it. nearly all the orange trees downto the late Dr. Glenn or Mr. A. T.

This, of course, is better for the the Florida Keys. Some trees here hatch were to push the production, '* Fruit DAY __
rower, but the manufacturers want it and in southern Louisiana escaped. and they could market their output so A.d upon 1't1U11T.application.Addrw CataquetrM .

lIT' light condition, so as to producethe There I were some remarkable escapes successfully as this, Smyrna would WILLIAM STAHL* N
greatest amount of goods out of from the widespread catastrophe.There soon lose its prestige as the home of EVAPORATOR COMPT,
the smallest amount of weight." One were groves along the coast, the fig. It had always been a mystery QOTCT.ILL'l1JIE

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53 to SS hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and NEW YORK, CHSRiiESTON AND FIN iNI WilES.

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours.

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Between Jacknonrille New York : Fina-cUm, 115.60; Intermediate $19.00; Kxcursion {43.50;
steerage, {0.50. y ism

Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin $27.00; Intermediate '11.00; Kxcursiou $47.30; Steerage, f u. J -
The magnificent Steamships this Company are appointed Mil as follow:

The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
(Central or 90Meridian Time.] both
ways :
City Augusta. .............Sunday, July ?d, 7.008.m
City or lltrrnlngham....... ................... ...... ..........Tuesday,July 4th 7.30p.m From New York. (STANDARD TIME.) From Jacksonville," City.. ...........................Friday, July 7th 12.00 n'n (Pier K. R. STKAMUR Florida.
Tallahassce......... .................... .......... ..........Sunday, July 9th, i.cop.m Friday 39 May 26th) ,at 3 m."ALGONQUIN".... ..Thursday, une i tat Sao: a m
City or AiitfUKtH...,... ... Tuesday, July nth, 4.00 p.m Tuesday, May 30th, at 3 pm........ "IROQUOIS".........Sunday, une 4th, at 7:30amIrtday
city or Itlrnlinglrarn..s..... ...Friday,July Uth 6.ooa.n. June 2d, at 3 pm........."SKMINOLK". .. ....Thursday, une 8th,at lIJOam
K...... City.............. .....N..Sunday July Lath, 7.ooa.m Tuesday 6th, at ........"ALGONQUIN".... Sunday. June Irth,at ...........................................Tuesday July iSth oop.m June 9th, at 3 pm m......... "IROQUOIS" . 1.30pmune : am
City Augusta .'..'... .................... . ... Friday luly 215t.12.ooII'n Tuesday Friday ijth, at 3 p m."SIMINOLK" .. ... Thursday iMh at axwam 5:30:
City or Itlrinlngliam....................... .............Sunday, July 231!, 12.30 p.m Friday June June 16th, at 3 3 p p m........"ALGONQUIN".... ...Thursday Sunday. June une 21,at 12:00: n'n
Kanaaa City.........................Tuesday, 25th, .
! 3.30 p.m Tuesday! June Toth, at 3 pm. .. .. .. "CHKROKHH" .. .. Sunday, June. 25th at lJOpmllriday. : .......... .................
.. Friday,July 2btll. s.ooa.m 23d,at 3 p nt.... .... "IROQUOIS" .... ...Thursday, 29th at isoam:
City of JUigiifcta.. ....................bunday, 301 h, 6.ooa.m Tuesday, June 27th,at 3 pm... .... 8KMINOLK" .......Sunday June 3d, at 6: 0am

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON.late Friday June joth, at 3 p .rCHKROKKK"Thursday- -_. -- July 6th.atloXlO.m

( City......Thursday July 6th, 10.30 a.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
city of Mar on...Thursday,July I3th
Hate City...... ... ..... ..Thuraday, July Goth, 1030
City of Marun.................... ......... .... .. ......... Thursday,July 27th For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on

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(Thus Ship does NOT Carry Passenger) Steamers are appointed to sail at follow:

Ilraaoug- .. ............................... ......... ........... .......Tuesday, July 6th.lo.J08.m cc ] ,ei'jlaclea":
1)e.soug................................................. ...... ...... Sunday July i6th, 7.00 a.m
Deaaoug............................ ............... ........... ......Wednesday July 26th, 4.oop.m From Jacksonville-Tuesdays and Capt.Saturdays W. 5.00 SHAW.p.m.; returning,leave Sanford Thursdaysand
Mondays at 5.00 a.m.
,"Velncl,9'Capt. :

Connecting with the Savannah Florida and We ern Railway (Waycrosa Short Line), offer to the LEO VOOEL. .
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. From ack'Onville-l\Iond4)1 and Thursdays at .s.oo p.m.; returning leave Sanford Wednesdaysand
Through Ticket and Bills of' Lading issued to principal 1 points North, Kast and Northwest via Saturdays at 5.00 a.m.
Savannah. For information and room apply to General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville
B. R. PRICK. Sol. Agent. W. II. LUCAS. Fla. Pass. Agent, New York.
M. II. CLVDi:, Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green
71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 71 West Buy Street Jacksonville TIT KO.; T. KUKIt, Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York.
8. C.BRADFORD, W. St., Jacksonville Fla.
Soliciting Agent 71 Bay
A..1. CCH.I:. Passenger Agent 5 Howling Green New York.
R. L WALKKR.Agent C. G. ANDERSON Agent 88 West St., Jacksonville, Fla.
I" 1. IIU.\)IU C.I.It.; Jr., Florida Passenger Agent Bay
New Pier No.35. North River New York. City Hxchange Building Sa\'aunah. C.. '. Fla.
I. Street
.JOHN .lIu \ nu. Florida Freight Agent, foot Laura ,Jacksonville,
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Lewis' Wharf Boston
Agents, Fla.WM. .
/.t. I.KSMM! Superintendent, foot Laura Street Jacksonville
W. L. JAI JI..t;. Agent it 8. Third Street, Philadelphia.
J. i D. HASIIAUKN Kastern Agent, SaY., Fla. k Western Ry. Co., 261 P. CLYDE & CO., Qen'l Agents,
A. DeW SAlI"SON. General Agent W. K. ARNOLD Gen Trav. Pass. Art., Jacksonville, the
Washington st. Boston. W. H. RHKTT General Agent, I*__ For Tickets apply to S? F. & W. Railway office. 317 Broadway. New York. TO ALL BUYERS
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A Bowker'sOrange all fowls tent
i ij yy
+ ,...... r 1 from yards by express,
\. will I go at one-half the formerrates -
j t" '.. -a great saving to my cuatomcra. -
";. This la by special t arrangement .
t, and .la confined to
fowls from myya rds.
Grower. ,: We are the largest breeders ot
thoroughbred poultry in Florida.
r' Come and see our stock or send
for our illustrated catalogue and
I ,4 ..price list of 14 varieties.
FIRM FRUIT that holds on until it is Poultry supplies of all kinds.
BRIGHT k cif Incubators and Brooders Shell
; a strong, healthy, vigorous growth of and Bone Mills, Clover Cutter
.b Wire! ,Desiccated: Fish and
both tree and fruit are the results reported by large r Boiled hens lay.Blood and Bone to make

and experienced planters in Florida who are using EGGS TO HATCH.

I this popular Fertilizer. It supplies to the tree at the E. W. AMSDEN,

proper time, in the proper form, and in the proper Ormond, Fla

proportions, all the elements to bring perfect, healthymaturity. -- -- -- .
President. Viee-Proeldont.


GROWER are also special complete Fertilizers, CRPITflLk $100,000.

carefully and scientifically compounded for the purposes '

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

combination for those these
requiring ingredients.
t Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General(
Chemicals at market rates.
Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

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John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell Chaa. Marvin,
r Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
. ciUiEPL IL. W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogors W. M. Davidson,
Or. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.TIlE .

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Having pushed l our business during the season of 92 and 93 beyond 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 are 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 stoc

complete have added( Muriate of Pol'axh-this form of potash being the most universally used, being the cheapest kind per unit of pure

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

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

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

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

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


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Will load at Fernandina about November 1, to be followed by It is my intention to build a largo packing-house in Jacksonville -
a second about November 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 he prepared to receive the 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 best and most careful
necessary to have these promises in order to go ahead and( definitely i manner for the account of the growers.

arrange for the steamers. ;i I request correspondence on the above two points, as the time is
It is my intention this season to charter bettor steamers and im very short for the necessary details for carrying out this project, most
prove on the details of the loading of the vessel, and also to have the I I 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 coming season.
and over not later than three days after the fruit has been sold in
England. Address 1 )

I shall be prepared to make a small advance and to pack fruit ,
in Jacksonville should the growers desire me to do so. Further do- EL. G 0 0 D S E LL ,J
tails regarding the project will l he cheerfully furnished upon written

application. 103 Park Place, New York. ,

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. a 4 11 LTI m= D Darling Fertilizer Co. 'FRUIT i I WRAPPERS
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t ?i p, 1 ,
.cg .5 Put up In packages of;every sheet numbered
- I-T .1 OF PAWTUCKET, R. I. I consecutively I to 1,000.
Sp rAW Price Good Work Full Count.
o (I. R WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, "Ia.
f 37 Montgomery 8t.f Jersey City N.1.Ij j
oQ No. K Ilofttwlck Illork, Corner liny nttd.MHin .Street* .
cg Send for 1'orkrt Memoranda Hook. --* e 4
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I I Write for Catalogue and price list.
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PONCE DE LEON HOTEL, :;t. AURU Pineapple Plants from the West Indies Tliomaitville, Oa.
lawns.tine, make MetlksaKO good w or utf'rJ"uragfandtf&l Spotted' Medkk JOe quart n;i! j ...._!- a --- .,.,
a.yo tMHbtl.FuI.tock per bushel. Burr Clover, 150 quart; $*.!p I I MACH'Y h .AliI/Milo, W.t.,_ ..01.ral" \
per of reliable garden and bell coeds.Send Correspondence solicited. WELL E .Wi.1.. It....,Nat1.y ltdlltf.101.h.tiig aA (rat;
foreautegue. 'r, 't !4 3St fa iKfeLmShf
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